The Brenner Brief

The time is near at hand which must determine whether Americans are to be free men or slaves.

~ George Washington

Washington_Constitutional_Convention_1787-458x300I found myself wondering during the fiscal cliff negotiations — who made this deal? Conservatives said to the president last year, if you don’t reduce spending, we’re going to give you everything you want. We will cut defense and raise taxes across the board.

Our leaders on the right probably thought the president wouldn’t want to raise taxes and hurt the economy in its current fragile state.  Or, they thought he wouldn’t want to cut defense and reduce our ability to project power in the world. What the Republican party hasn’t figured out yet is that this president doesn’t care about the economic future of this country.  He doesn’t care if our stature and military capability is diminished or destroyed altogether.  He is pursuing a whole different agenda.

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