The GOP is happy

It is time to admit that the GOP is happy with the status quo.

An effective manager knows that how an organization acts is a far better measure of its purpose than what an organization says. The role of the manager is to define organizational purpose and assure that its words and deeds achieve it.

In the 2010 midterm elections, the people exacted a stunning upset in Congress and in state houses nationwide. Without any major political party support the course of governance in America was radically altered by the truly grassroots TEA Party Movement’s (TPM) efforts to restore Constitutional governance.

The GOP responded by joining with Democrats to condemn, criticize and ridicule the TPM because it threatens “business as usual.”

The federal government was created to “secure the inalienable rights endowed equally to each of us by our Creator.” The Constitution defines and strictly limits its authorities and responsibilities. Every officer of government is required to swear allegiance to the Constitution as a precondition to being delegated any government authority. The rightful role of government is to conform to the Constitution. Purpose is well-defined.

A rational organization would embrace stunningly effective support to achieve their publicly stated objectives IF their actual objectives and public objectives are the same. Clearly, the actual objectives of Congress are not to restore Constitutional governance.

Peter Schweizer, in his book “Extortion,” demonstrates that the actual objective of government is the self-enrichment of its members at constituent and taxpayer expense. It is accomplished by extortion: milking proponents and opponents on every issue for contributions “to continue the fight.”

Clearly, the battle, not the solution, is the objective of Congress. Solving problems simply eliminates a source of revenue while continual bickering and impenetrably complex regulations keep the “contributions” flowing.

It’s time for America to realize that there is no two-party system any more: only progressive rogues masquerading as opponents. This explains why the GOP promotes “moderates,” not Constitutionalists for public office.

It’s time to abandon politics and embrace the Constitution, and to elect only those candidates that are faithful to it.

Frank D. Banta


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