They told me that allowing law-abiding citizens to carry concealed weapons would turn our streets into rivers of blood.
They told me that taking trillions of dollars from the successful and giving it to those "who truly needed it" would cure poverty.
They told me that giving home loans to those who couldn't afford them would make the American dream achievable for all.
They told me that paying into the Social Security "Trust Fund" would guarantee a comfortable retirement for everyone.
They told me that allowing teachers to unionize in public schools would help inner city students reach for the stars.
They told me that the federal government could run a guaranteed, affordable health care program for seniors forever.
They told me that the new employment paradigm consisted of millions of "green jobs".
They told me that their support for immoral and criminal behavior wouldn't result in the breakdown of the two-parent family.
They told me that spending trillions on Stimulus programs would heal a damaged economy.
They told me that raising taxes on corporations and "the rich" would create more jobs.
They told me that our borders were "as secure as they've ever been".
They told me that intentionally restricting access to our own sources of energy would reduce dependence on foreign oil.
They told me that recklessly spreading unemployment benefits and food stamps would jump-start the economy.
They told me that, in spite of the VA and the Indian Health Service, they could successfully run the entire American health care system.
They told me that their record-breaking borrowing could never result in a downgrade of the United States' AAA credit rating.
They told me that "the Constitution doesn't matter".
They told me that the Constitution has to change with the times.
They told me that I exist to serve the government and not the other way around.
They told me that anyone who opposes their unconstitutional, reckless and failed policies are racists.
Well, I'm here to tell you:
Everything they told me was a lie.
Everything they told me was wrong.
Intentionally, diabolically, criminally wrong.
And if we don't begin to turn back the tide of centralized government, if we don't politically obliterate the Democrat Party, this beautiful Republic, this magnificent country, this bastion of free enterprise and private property rights, this shining city on a hill... well, it will be finished.
Related: Don't cry for me, America.