I found this article on http://newlifeonahomestead.com, and upon reading it, I am standing up, looking around and recognizing the pot of simmering water I have been sitting in.
So You Think You Are Free?
America. Land of the free. Right?
Well, I used to think so.
I had an interesting conversation with a new friend recently, about our country and where we are headed as a nation. He said something that has really had me thinking, “Name one thing that you can do without government permission.”
Have you ever stopped to think about how many things you have to get a license or permit for? Let’s see: Driving, Getting Married, Starting a Business, Selling Food, Firearms, Hunting & Fishing, Practicing Medicine (and many other professions including Ministers!), Building a House (or anything else on your own property!), owning a cat or dog in some cities, and even conducting a Bible Study in your own home in many cases! Come to think of it, we need a license or permit to do a whole lot of things that we ought to be free by nature to do.
Read the rest of the article here, be prepared to become angry. I agree that there are some things that need regulations, like becoming a doctor, but there are many other laws, rules, regulations that serve nothing more than to control the masses, to keep us down...