Gene Adamek: Party ideals defined
August 12, 2015
Party ideals defined
To the editor:
It's been said that a person who dies from a gunshot never hears the sound of the bullet that kills them.
Whatever the case, it was a very sad day in America when President John F. Kennedy was killed by an assassin's bullet — in 1963.
I contend that Kennedy may have not heard the gunshot — but like Lincoln before him — he probably knew that out there somewhere was a bullet with his name on it.
That's why he was described as being an "idealist without illusions."
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Democrats have produced two young and vital presidents. Both men were blessed with beautiful families, along with million dollar smiles. But that is where the similarities end.
JFK's inaugural address contained the following exhortation. It was considered so much a part of who he was — it is engraved on his tombstone.
"Ask not what your country can do for you, but ask what you can do for your country."
Even though the two presidents are from the same party, the message Kennedy was sending to the American people was one of expectation and service. That is real leadership. In addition, I think he was making it perfectly clear to the extreme, "left-wingers" of his party that the entitlement given was not on the table.
These left-wing elements were a mixture of Marxists, Humanists and Socialists. Sort of like the country we have now.
Humanists do not believe in borders. They do not recognize the sovereignty of nations. They believe global government is the answer to man's problems. The right of suicide, sexual experimentation, and exploration, are highly encouraged. Current laws and traditions, including the Constitution, are to be circumvented or discarded.
Marxists and Socialists — use the community agitators to keep the populace stirred up. They play to the weaker side of human nature — with promises they don't intend to keep.
In the end — it means facilitating the defeat of your
"Fundamentally transforming the United State of America" has always been the vision of President Obama.
How do you like it so far?
"Now the trumpet summons us again — not as a call to bear arms, though arms we need, not as a call to battle, though embattled we are — but a call to bear a burden of a long twilight struggle, year in and year out, rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, a struggle against the common enemies of man, tyranny, poverty, disease and war itself."
— John Kennedy's Inaugural Address, 1961
Kennedy was once asked, how he became a naval war hero? He replied, "It was involuntary, they sank my boat."
We can't lose our sense of humor — that is one of the sign-posts of hell. It is also an acknowledgement we have lost faith to affect change in our government.