Creeping socialism

Doug Wilson wrote this about a month ago, as health care was passed...

"As Margaret Thatcher once put it, God bless her, the problem with socialism is that sooner or later you run out of other people's money. We are about at that point -- the money we are spreading about with such wanton abandon right now is money which is, for the most part, non-existent. That means we are at a place where the jolly man, who is broke, who has nonetheless been buying drinks for the house, is going to have go outside for a minute to stick somebody up. That somebody is you, mon frere....

But, as I mentioned in that intro, before Christians run off to join their local tea party, it is crucial that they resolve to avoid one common motive for these protests(panic), and to ground another common motive (anger) on the only proper foundation for such anger, which is repentance. We are not getting anything from our rulers that we do not richly deserve ..."

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