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I want to share a fable with you, from Aseop. 

The Dog and The Wolf

    There one was a Wolf so skinny that he was nearly dead with hunger.  He met a Dog who lived in a house in town. 

    The Dog saw the Wolf was near death.  “Dear Wolf,” said the Dog, “your wild life will be the end of you.  Why not work as I do, and get your food given to you each day?”

    “I would be willing to try anything,” said the Wolf, “if I could just get a place to live and something to eat.”

    “I can take care of that for you,” said the Dog.  “Come with me to my master and you can share my work.” 

    As the Wolf and Dog made their way to the town, the Wolf saw that the hair on the Dog’s neck was worn very thin. 

    “Dear Dog,” said the Wolf.  “Why is the hair on your neck worn so thin that your skin shows?” 

    “Oh, it’s nothing.  Don’t worry about that,” said the Dog.  “That is just the place where my master puts the collar on my neck each night.  After supper, I am chained.  You will get used to it.” 

    “Is that what it costs to eat every day?” said the Wolf.  “Then good-bye, Friend Dog.  I would rather starve and be free.” 

 

Many people in this country are much like the Wolf at the beginning when he says, “I would be willing to try anything if I could just get a place to live and something to eat.”  We are tired of things the way they are and so we are looking for “change.”  But at what cost?  Anything?  Our freedom?  The Wolf learned, before it was too late.  But, sadly, I don’t think I can see the same for many of my fellow Americans.  Most people won’t figure it out until it is too late, and the “hair on their necks are worn so thin that their skin shows.” 

We are watching our freedoms slip slowly away, ever so slightly.  The Constitution is being disregarded at an alarming rate!  I hope people wake up before we are saying, “Oh, it’s nothing.  You will get used to it.”

 

I found this great article by David Limbaugh today about Obama.  Clearly Obama is a Socialist, as this other astue blogger points out.  Socialism is evil!  I just wish I could trust McCain not to go down the socialism road, too.  But, alas, I cannot.

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I recently had the opportunity to write an article for our ward newsletter about the Fourth of July.  I really wanted to talk about how the Lord established this nation.  My friend Mike recently posted about The Constitution, and I used some of the quotes he had in his because they were so good.  Anyway, here’s what I wrote. 

232 years ago, our forefathers were in a battle that would forever change this world.  Indeed, this battle had been foretold long before by Nephi who in vision saw what would transpire.  (more…)

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Congress is taking up the issue of the Fairness Doctrine again.  This would be a HUGE violation of the First Amendment.  While on Mark Levin’s site today, I came across this group that is working against the Fairness Doctrine, and they have a list of those who support it and those who are opposed to it, and those that act like hypocrites saying they are opposed to it, but won’t act against it.  Happily, I say NV Representatives Jon Porter and Dean Heller on the list of those that oppose the Fairness Doctrine and act accordingly.  And, of course, Shelley Berkley was on the list of those that want the Fairness Doctrine reinstated.  So, since I’m in her congressional district, I decided to pop off a little e-mail to her.  I thought I’d share it here. 

I am writing today to express my extreme dissatisfaction in your stance on the fairness doctrine!  There is no reason why you should be able to determine what I am able to listen to on the radio.  I am fully capable of deciding what I want to hear.  Reinstating the fairness doctrine would be one of the biggest violations of the First Amendment I have heard of.  I can only conclude that the only reason that you would support such an unconstitutional measure is that you are too afraid of what your opposition may say.  While I do not agree with liberal agenda, I do believe that those who do have every right to express that belief on outlets such as MSNBC and Air America.  Likewise, I have every right to have my views expressed on conservative talk radio and Fox News.  If you are so sure that your liberal agenda is right for this country, why are you so afraid of other views being expressed?  Your actions in this matter show me that you truly are working toward a Socialist America.  Should you all get your way, it will be a sad future for my wonderful children! 

This is just one of the “little” ways that the Left is trying to take over this country.  They are just trying to silence the opposition, that way they look better and it will be easier for them to Socialize this country.  This is a Communist/Marxist tactic and every American should be disgusted! 

Support Jon Porter and Dean Heller in their re-election campaigns! 

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