sovereignman.com / By Simon Black / January 22, 2013
The world learned on Sunday that PGA all-star Phil Mickelson is considering ‘drastic personal changes’ thanks to the pitiful direction of America’s tax policy. According to Mickelson:
“If you add up all the federal and you look at the disability and the unemployment and the Social Security and state, my tax rate is 62, 63 percent. So I’ve got to make some decisions on what to do.”
Though politicians never understand, it’s obvious to the rest of us:everyone has a breaking point. When governments continue pushing, continue bleeding, and continue eroding freedom, people start hitting their breaking points. Apparently Phil has reached his.
So, it seems, has Glenn Beck. The popular media personality has recently announced that he is planning a $2 billion libertarian community somewhere in Texas that will generate its own power and grow its own food.
Beck sees the writing on the wall with respect to inflation, police state tactics, and erosion of freedom. He understands the West is full of corrupt politicians who are driving their countries into the ground… and of dim-witted citizens who believe they cannot exist without the government’s continued support. “Take our guns! Bail us out! Give us healthcare!”
The conclusion is simple. When you no longer share any core values with your neighbors, it’s time to get new neighbors.