Comment: Don't make it so simple. Vigilance is the price...

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Don't make it so simple. Vigilance is the price...

Neocons and mainline Republicans have let themselves be deceived out of their own responsibility.
Any agenda is only as effective to us as we let ourselves be fooled by first off not being vigilant enough, secondly abandoning well-working principles, and finally, by setting the wrong priorities i.e. not defining or well knowing their right principles suffieciently in the first place. (cf. Hosea 4:6 My people perish for a lack of knowledge)

Conservatives in this country became lazy intellectually and spiritually, and that's just what they got out of it. I just think that that's the bigger picture here; so don't play the blame game and simply lay a conspiracy (no matter if it's accurate in this respect) at the leftie's door. It's too cheap and it's surely not enough to convince them. Conservatives need to find and redefine themselves again, at the least to win over voters again, Ron Paul showed the way.

What i'm trying to say here is that everyone is not only responsible for their own actions, but also for their own perception of things, and for which conclusions they make, every time.
Any conspiracy should NEVER be used as an excuse for anyone to not be vigilant enough in the first place.

"It is the common fate of the indolent to see their rights become a prey to the active. The condition upon which God hath given liberty to man is eternal vigilance; which condition if he break, servitude is at once the consequence of his crime and the punishment of his guilt."
--John Philpot Curran, "Speech On the Right of Election" (1790)