National Security: the Threat from Within

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by John Grimaldi,

from AMAC,

Political ideologues would undermine the basis of what made our nation great – American Exceptionalism.

Terrorism, the slow recovery of our economy, our $17 trillion debt, China, Iran, Russia, North Korea. These are just a few of the threats to our national security and they should be of great concern to all of us. But the fact remains that all of these dangers have a common denominator – apathy that has been induced by progressive elitists.

Indeed the biggest threat we face today is the determined pressure from these political ideologues who would undermine the very basis of what made our nation so great in just a little more than two centuries of existence – American Exceptionism.

What has resulted from all this is a slow steady erosion of confidence among the less informed members of our society who are told there is nothing terribly special about America. They are told that government was created for the purpose of providing guidance in our daily lives, the government will take care of every need. All will be theirs as long as they opt for the liberal candidate when they cast their ballots.

And they are told to ignore the fat that our Constitution begins with the three words, “We the people”, and not “We the government”.

The 21st Century threats to our national security pose new dangers fr our nation, not because they are so overpowering , but because of the new political correctness, self effacing influences that have crept into our diplomatic lexicon.

Instead of confronting our enemies, we appease them. Think Iran.

Instead of coming to the aid of our allies, we ignore them. Think Israel.

Instead of allowing our citizens to make up their own minds about what’s good for them, we force them to accept the will of the government bureaucrats. Think the fiasco that is Obamacare.

We don’t understand the nation’s strategic purpose. The whole goal of a strategy ought to be to look forward 15 – 25 years and understand what you’ll be.

As one might foresee, the mainstream media, itself a part of the problem.

Ronald Reagan championed a smaller, more efficient government, a government that stood up to looming threats to our sovereignty and that of our allies and id not hesitate to challenge the menacing power of the Soviet union and won. He was able to do this because he has the trust of the nation, the trust of our allies and the trust of our enemies.

President Reagan earned that trust because he put his trust in us. And only by trusting you, giving you opportunities to climb high and reach for the stars, can we preserve the golden dream of America as the champion of peace and freedom among the nations of the world.

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