History is repeating itself.
237 years ago, there was a small group of those in the Colonies who stood against the tyranny of their government.
By most accounts, only about 20% to 30% of the colonists wanted to stand against the tyranny of England while the rest were divided between standing with the King or, ambivalent regarding the prospect of independence.
There was no TV…No blogs, no social media or talk radio then.
Today, we have such devices by which we can watch the proceedings but, as much as things have changed in 237 years, some aspects remain nearly exactly the same.
Just a couple of weeks ago, we watched Ted Cruz take a stand against tyranny on the floor of the senate.
For 21 hours, Cruz delivered the case for opposing Obamacare but, just as it was some 237 plus years ago, Cruz represented about 20% to 30% of those in congress and, just as it was then, it is today, as those opposed to fighting tyranny, are making THEIR case.
According to Peter King…
“We can’t allow 30 or 40 people to hijack the Republican Party. We’ve got to call them on it. We can’t allow a small minority of a party to hijack it and, again, cause catastrophic problems, not just for our party — that’s our problem — but for the country. It’s 800,000 people out of work because of 30 or 40 people.”
One can almost hear those opposed to the impending revolution, more than 237 years ago, saying…