Time to let your voice be heard

Silent no more!

Scott Brown’s victory in the special election for “The People’s Seat” vacated when Sen. Edward Kennedy passed away in August is another sign that a counter establishment movement has begun in earnest among the voters of America. This movement had been waiting to take root for a couple of years now and to some degree President Obama was correct when he said the angst that got him elected is the same angst that got Sen. Brown elected. 

As a result, we have one of the greatest “teachable – moments” ever to land in an educators hands. Remember what was referred to as the “Hippy, Flower Power Movement or, the Counter-culture revolution” of the late 1960s to late 1970s? Well welcome to the show! We all have the ability to ‘act’ during our latest — against establishment movement.
Unfortunately for his presidency, Mr. Obama didn’t realize this until 10:00 PM EST Tuesday night. Until then he was still deluding himself that his Nov. 2008 election was some sort of a mandate for a far left liberal agenda. However, what he and others failed to notice was his lack of sway and swagger in 3 major elections this year. Indeed Mr. Obama and the rest of the Democratic majority completely misread the message of the last 2 election cycles. Ostensibly, the electorate has a throw the bums out mentality and it was not a mandate to enact their radical socialist policies.
In our own research when one talks to the people who voted for Mr. Obama, a great many of them express what can only be called voters remorse. They believed his rhetoric about being an outsider willing to govern from the center and they trusted he would be the uniter he pledged to be on the campaign trail. Two months in to his term the disappointment began to take hold and the uneasiness gave rise to the once silent majority (independent non-affiliated voters) becoming silent no more.
The Democratic majority’s own arrogance, insulting attitude and general let them eat cake mentality displayed toward the “Town Hollerers” and Tea Party Members did more to galvanize this movement than anything else. For this we owe a great many national bloggers such as Michelle Malkin, Dan Riehl, Tax Day Tea PartyGlenn Beck and a great deal of credit for having the fortitude to stand in every imaginable weather condition and espouse their beliefs – which indeed have once again proven true. And a huge thank you from the Tea Party organization and those who took the time to put it on, and lastly, to the others that made sure their readers knew the who, what, where, when, and why of the peaceful gatherings.
So for now Progressive Democrats have become the focus of their immediate scrutiny. However, make no mistake, progressive GOP members who show a propensity to horse trade on Cap and Trade legislation or another Amnesty for Illegal Aliens bill will soon find out that Progressive Democrats are not the only members of congress who run the risk of being unemployed and swept from power.
The real message being sent by this non-violent revolution currently taking place in this country, is we want a responsible smaller government that keeps us safe, protects our borders, advances the needs of the naturalized citizen first, while always being as minimally intrusive on our constitutional rights as possible and if you try to ram your party’s extreme agenda because you assume you have a mandate.
A big hat/tip to Bob Grant and The American Thinker for the inspiration (and contribution) with this article; after reading Mr. Grant’s original online, fireworks leaped from my keyboard nonstop until completed.
 
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