by Robert Arvay, Contributing Writer
The standoff in Nevada between the federal government and supporters of rancher Cliven Bundy is not about cattle. It is about freedom, but more than that, it is about force and power.
I grew up in an era when force and power were in the hands of the good guys – and we were the good guys.
We, the good guys, won wars against bad guys. Murderers were put to death, not made into celebrities. Marriage was the norm. Children grew up in two-parent families. Freedom of speech did not mean getting shouted down.
Although we were the good guys, we were not the perfect guys. We had our flaws, some of them serious, but the direction of society was toward improvement.
That has changed. Power now rests in the hands of the bad guys, and the bad guys are willing to use force to get what they want. The direction of society is now toward tyranny.
What do the bad guys want?