A Letter To The Editor By Rhino Reader Austin Morris

Every democracy invariably devolves into a bifurcation of Left vs. Right. That’s because of the unending battle for power between the government and the governed, between the state and the people.

The power balance has historically been one-sided, with the state exercising almost all power and the people very little. But as feudalism and serfdom slowly gave way to nascent republics and liberty, one nation in particular rose up by explicitly espousing the radical notion that the people were sovereign, not the state.

This unique nation pioneered policies of individual freedom, unfettered free markets, and strictly limited minimalist government. In today’s parlance we would say it was a right-wing country. It was a daring and radical experiment – and it worked. Those policies turned an undeveloped wilderness into the world’s greatest and richest superpower in less than two centuries. And it became the desired destination for people from all over the World. It will soon be that nation’s 248th birthday

The politics of the Right sets the people free precisely because the political Right represents the people in the unending battle for control. The Left represents the state. The historic loss of monopoly power by the state has been fought aggressively by those who would rule us, those who crave power over others, the smug control freaks who know what’s best. They seek to legitimize their lust for power using the pretext of “democracy”, now that the Divine Right of Kings and simple oppressive violence have both been discredited. So the Left worships democracy above all else. It’s just their latest fig leaf .They can manipulate it so as to appear to lend legitimacy to what they do. In truth, democracy’s virtue lies only in the fact that it is the least inimical form of governance to liberty. Or as Winston Churchill put it, democracy is the worst possible form of government – except for all the others.

Liberty is the goal. Democracy is just a mechanism. Liberty is the ultimate expression of power being wrested from the state, and being held by the people. That is why the Left despises and derides liberty. During the COVID pandemic President Biden mocked freedom as he insisted that you be forced to submit to an injection of unproven chemicals into your body – whether you like it or not. Spoken like a true Leftist, a true tyrant.

All modern Leftists take up for the state, against the people. They promote the power of the state, advocating for ever more rules, requirements, restrictions and regulations, all the better to control you. They increase the taxes you must pay whenever they can, effectively turning you into their slave for several months of the year. Notice that in any current political debate, no matter the issue, the Left always takes whatever position will empower or enrich the state at the expense of the people.

If you have spiritual faith, you will see this battle for what it is, when it is laid out for you. Liberty is God given. God gave us freedom because he does not need a world full of automata forever conforming to his every wish, subservient, submissive, and servile. That’s the Devil’s desire. God’s not that insecure. He gave us life because it is a gift in itself, intrinsically worthwhile, and he gave us liberty so that we may delight in it, and be able to come to love him of our own free will, sincerely and genuinely. Coerced love is counterfeit.

But what does the Devil want? Control. Power. He wants to make you his slave, to force you to bend to his will, no matter how depraved and debased.  Government (or the state) is the repository of power, so he works through the Left to advance its might. Liberty is anathema to him. It must be destroyed because it represents a repudiation and renunciation of the control he covets. Any pretext will do, so long as you are less free today than you were yesterday. “If it saves a single life”… we must “save the planet”…  we must get our vaccine for “the community” (Satan loves communism)… and so on. If the Devil can kill liberty with a death of a thousand cuts, he will. So he works through the political Left worldwide, using gullible well-meaning fools as well as the Machiavellian and corrupt who gladly embrace his goals.

Some people are good. Some people are not.

Democracies devolve into Right vs.Left because it is the eternal battle between the people and the state, between the powerless and the powerful, between liberty and tyranny, freedom and slavery… between good and evil.

The Right is good.

The Left is evil.

Austin Morris