Thursday, August 7, 2014

When Politicians Use the Word “We,” …

By Robert Ringer

When politicians use the word “we,” it’s usually a signal that they are advocating government force to bring about change that those in power deem to be desirable. This is the essence of statism. Don’t buy into it.

Instead, work on developing the strength and self-discipline to ignore the intimidating demands of politicians and the masses that you act altruistically and “do your patriotic duty.” When you look closely at those who make such demands, you’ll usually find that what they are really demanding is that you do what is in THEIR best interest.

Thanks, but no thanks. Liberty is about your right to live your life as you please, without interference from others. Never forfeit that right — for anybody or anything..

ROBERT RINGER is a New York Times #1 bestselling author who has appeared on numerous national radio and television shows, including The Tonight Show, Today, The Dennis Miller Show, Good Morning America, ABC Nightline, The Charlie Rose Show, as well as Fox News and Fox Business. His books includeMillion Dollar Habits: 10 Simple Steps to Getting Everything You Want in Life and To Be or Not to Be Intimidated?: That is the Question 

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  1. Someone should send this to Cathy Reisenwitz. She uses the collective term "we" frequently.

    1. Great point! It's the language of coercion, not persuasion.