Here's the Nonsense: The government must change the way they measure economic indicators so we can really understand all the good things they are doing for us.
Here's the Horse Sense: The government is deceiving us once again all to create the illusion things are getting better. In reality they are using it to cover up something far more sinister.
When all else fails, change the rules. Since this administration has no plans to fix our economy, they have to keep us dumbed down and appeased. So, they change the rules. They twist, manipulate, and pervert anything they can to make us think things are fine. They don't fix anything. A perfect example is their current plan to change the way they calculate the Gross Domestic Product as reported by The Daily Caller. By changing how they determine the measurements they can fool us into thinking things are better when in reality they are not.
Many want to think that things are just so bad they can't be fixed. Others want to blame George W. Bush and say that this administration inherited such bad problems that things can't be fixed that fast. And even though the Bush administration certainly is responsible for a portion of our mess, they are in no way responsible for the majority of it. This administration has made it worse and continues down the path to destroy our economy.
They have no plan to fix things because they don't want to fix things. They are progressives and the progressive mindset believes that America needs to be brought down a few notches. They think we have had it too good and they want us brought more to the level of the rest of the world. Don't believe me? Read Saul Alinsky and you'll understand what I'm saying. After all, Alinsky's organization trained Barack Obama and taught him that the capitalist system in America must be overthrown. Then they taught him how they were doing it without revolution. If you want to understand more about that read my last book written for the 2012 election, No Tomorrows: How To Halt America's Imminent Collapse And Return To The American Dream, or any of a number of good books on the subject.
The point of this writing is to remind us that what we are seeing from this administration is part of their plan. It's smoke and mirrors (and you thought Barack's smoking was just cigarettes!). It's all designed to deflect attention and get us thinking about other things while they continue to take down our system.
This time they are getting tired of the complaints about the economy so they needed to find a way to deflect attention from it. What better way than to rewrite history and revamp the methodology they use to calculate a key economic indicator: the GDP? And they aren't just rewriting it for the five years they've been in control. No, they plan to go all the way back to 1929 so that everything fits nice and neat. They will cause the economy to look like it's in much better shape and improving much more than it is. Then they can point to it and say, "See, we told you things are getting better." And all the while the people are still suffering, just under a new, manipulated set of numbers that allows them to brush us off and ignore us as disgruntled troublemakers.
And if you think the media will see what's going on and speak out, think again. The mainstream media is so sold out to the ideology of this administration that they have abandoned their job as watchdogs of a free society. They should not take either side, but rather should protect us by reporting the truth and uncovering dishonesty so that we, the voters, can hold our elected officials accountable. But they don't. They simply carry the water for this administration and when everything does collapse I guarantee they will be standing there wondering what happened. They are the most disgusting type of people and we should reject them along with the politicians on both sides of the political aisle that support this destruction of our nation.
Sadly this type of action on the part of government is not new. It's just worse now and at a time when we cannot afford dishonesty. We need truth to guide us to do what is right, not lies to distract us and allow us to fail. During Bill Clinton's presidency they played this game with the unemployment calculations. They did this to make things look better. Go to shadowstats.com and see the real numbers and it will unsettle you. If measured correctly and under the old methodology used before Clinton changed it, unemployment today is about double what they tell us it is.
Playing these games and deceiving the public is like telling a person who is terminally ill that they are better when, in reality, they are not. They are dying and telling them they are better by using twisted, perverted, manipulated test results doesn't change their health. They're still dying and even if they believe the manipulated test results it does not change the fact that they are going to end up dead. The only benefit to this is that if the patient buys it then they will, at least temporarily, complain a little less. It's easier on the doctors, not the patients.
That's all this government is doing. They're making it easier on themselves, not the public. We will ultimately pay the price as we watch our nation collapse economically. Maybe many people won't see it coming as fast as it really is approaching or even see it at all, but it will still collapse in the end.
Their plan is to collapse our economic system and when it is in shambles they will step forward and claim they have a better, fairer system to replace it. And with a populace that has lost most everything and is scared, broke, and hungry they will eagerly embrace whatever solution is offered by these charlatans. And in doing so they will hasten our demise and end any chance that our children and grandchildren will live in the free society with which we have been blessed. They will never have the opportunities that we have had and never enjoy the fruits of their labors the way we have.
But our leaders (and that includes many in both political parties) think that that is the "fair" thing to do. They want fairness for everyone, which means that many will have to give up what they've earned and worked for so that others can benefit without having earned what they will get.
I don't want fairness. I want excellence. Excellence demands that you reject what doesn't work and embrace what does work. The economic methods that these fools who lead us are using have been proven wrong and yet they still embrace them.
Excellence does not mean things will be unfair. Rather, excellence makes things more fair because it causes each to have the opportunity to be their best. It allows one to excel and when they do they can share that with others who are less fortunate and help them excel, too. That's what America is about and that's what our leaders are keeping us from doing. If we elect true leaders, not the kind of people we have in office now, they will put in place the things necessary for us to excel and when we do, we can share that with others who desire to excel, too.
The truly selfish are not those who excel and receive the rewards of their labors. The selfish are those who refuse to abandon their failed policies and embrace what allows us to excel all because their ideology is more important than anything else. Fairness is not the solution to anything, excellence is.