“Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports” President George Washington
The success, security and posterity of any society rely heavily on the intelligence of the people governed. Think not? Take a look at the African continent. People live in abject poverty and under the boot of vicious dictators due to a lack of educational opportunity. How else does Islamic Fundamentalist recruit suicide bombers and control populations. They rely on an uneducated populace that has to rely on them for their primary source of information, easily duped and unable to recognize the truth because of the lies and misinformation repeated over and over. Depraved individuals using government to further self-serving needs for power.
This scenario has been repeated time and time again in countries like Germany, Russia, China, Cambodia, Iraq, Iran and scores of others. Now we are witnessing similar scenarios here in the U.S. Liberals are relying on the uneducated and ignorant to gain power. [Read more…]