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Random Thoughts of the Day
It feels pretty good when the party you support wins the presidency, especially when the same party controls Congress. You can hire/fire people in the cabinet, CIA/FBI/NSA, and administrative agencies. You can use executive orders to make new rules you can’t get passed by the legislature. You can start or end wars, make/end international agreements, set trade policies, spend trillions more than we take in as revenue, and do so many other things. Sure, a lot of that power isn’t in the Constitution nor was ever intended to be in the hands of the President, but hey, it’s all for what we support, right? As for voting, we can change rules such as registration requirements, mail-in ballot procedures, and redistricting (i.e. gerrymandering) to keep our party in power. It may be highly unethical, but it helps keep us in power, so the ends justify the means! Now that Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi, and possibly Chuck Schumer get set to take the leadership reins in 2021, do you see the problem?
Yes, whenever you give more power to the federal government or ignore the unconstitutional taking of more power, eventually you’re going to find yourself in a situation where incompetent or corrupt leaders from another party will be in charge. The same powers you gave your own party can be used to instantly undo everything your president did, and now the new leaders can do far more damage than should be possible. It’s the reason our Founding Fathers put in a system of checks and balances with very specific enumerated powers. I became a libertarian because in the last 20 years, EVERY presidential term I’ve witnessed, the party in power has taken unconstitutional actions, causing the party out of power to loudly complain, then the two would switch roles, with unbelievable face-palm hypocrisy on both sides.
The best way to change the thinking of a socialist is to ask, whenever they propose a new government power or program, “How would you feel if Donald Trump was in control of this?” On the flip side, when the Republicans want some new power, ask “How would you feel if Nancy Pelosi or Kamala Harris controlled this?” It doesn’t matter what new power you want to create. Eventually, the other party or a person you strongly dislike will be charge of it. The same concepts apply to the state level where fascist governors like Cuomo, Newsom, and Whitmer are using Covid to assume dictator-like power. Don’t expect that power to be relinquished once the precedent is allowed.