Our Threatened Freedom
Are Politicians Destroying Faith In The American System? (03:00)
R.J. Rushdoony: 00:01 Are politicians destroying faith in the American system? This is R.J. Rushdoony with a report on our threatened freedom. In 1982 Republicans and Democrats alike indulged in a great deal of gerrymandering in the various states. Voting districts were realigned to give a maximum voting strength to the incumbent party. In one state a senator in an urban community found that he now had a narrow district of about 200 or more miles designated to eliminate most of his supporters. In
R.J. Rushdoony: 01:03 The state legislature approved it and on his last day in office, Governor Brown signed the measure. So distorted were the districts that Republican
R.J. Rushdoony: 02:02 When politicians use the state machinery to churn out injustice, people lose faith in that form of government. More and more people see our political process as morally bankrupt. Justice is not being served by our politicians. Congress votes itself tax breaks but adds 5,000 new agents to the Internal Revenue Service to go after the people. Congress represents itself and the federal government more and more and the people less and less. We once had a free and happy republic. We now have a people distrusting their own political leaders and resenting them. This spells trouble and Washington had better take heed. This has been R.J. Rushdoony with a report on our threat to freedom.
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