Day: March 24, 2009

Simplistic vs. Simple

I don’t usually begin with the cartoon, but I thought this one was a wonderful lead-in. It exemplifies the simplistic ideas some people carry in their heads about how government works. “He’s president, isn’t he? So he can just make anything happen that he wants!” No, that’s called a dictatorship. The Founders set up a federal republic. It may not be as efficient. Things may not change instantly at the whim of man. But that’s the reason they set it… Read more »