I woke up this Easter 2021 morning angry. Many reasons I have found for my anger, but the biggest was that I never thought in my lifetime that I would wake up in an un-free America. As a Christian conservative who understands and respects the Constitution of the United States of America, and understands that we are NOT a democracy, but a representative republic, how did we fall from grace so far? We still have a Constitution and the many federal, state and local laws in place. We still have a constitutional right to freely assemble and worship God as we seem fit, but we have decided, in the age of Covid-19, that we would NOT elect those that would defend our rights nor punish those that would strive to take those rights away. So, for the second year in a row, my constitutionally guaranteed right to go to church on the most important Christian day of the year, the day set aside to memorialize the fact the Jesus Christ arose from the dead, has been unconstitutionally stripped from me and I can not go to church in my state because some unelected lab rats in lab coats and stethoscopes deem it unsafe to worship God. But hey, you can still go to the marijuana dispensary (pot shop) and the liquor store for your beer or wine or hard stuff. Governments are sending in the police to stop church services and arrest those that refuse the unconstitutional demands of the government all under the auspices of Covid-19. Now, after over a year of this irrational reaction to a virus, business are shut down, people are out of work and under virtual house arrest and the government under the leadership of the Democrats are going to be magnanimous and ‘give’ you $1400. Only it is not a gift. It is not their money to ‘give’ but it is your grandkids money, because they will have to pay for our governments refusal to actually live in a budget and our generations inaction to this outright theft of our rights. It is like I woke up only to find that I now live in a dystopian nightmare were we have God given rights on paper, but in action we are no longer citizens in our own country but subjects to be herded like sheeple and the wolves run the prairie and the guard dogs have been locked up. When will the people of America wake up and see the damaging effects of socialism? Ask those that escaped socialist countries about what they think. Whether or not it is planned, and in my opinion it is, look at the end result. You increase the people’s reliance on government thereby growing it’s size and scope. Thereby forcing government to increase taxes on EVERYBODY to pay for government in hopes to get some of that money back in some kind of benefit. Like Margret Thacher once said “The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people’s money.” But it is not just that. Look at Venezuela for recent examples of the destructive nature of socialism. A once very wealthy and prosperous country said to be very similar to the U.S.A. and how fast they became a bankrupt country. And one of the first things Hugo Chavez did was to confiscate the guns and jail any educated people. All of the profits from the nation’s oil industry went into social engineering projects and government corruption causing the massive devaluation of the Venezuelan currency.Sound familiar? It has been taught by many throughout history that those that refuse to study history are doomed to repeat it. How true! With our governments willingness to print money and borrow from the Chinese bank, America is very close to financially failing and a major devaluation of the US dollar. And at a time when we need God more in our lives, we are, for the reasons of Covid-19, forcing people out of churches and away from God. 2 Chronicles 7:14 “If my people…”