I was watching the news and they showed the sights and sounds of the democratic convention. they showed all these protesters and people dressed in pink shouting about peace and equality for all. look, i want peace and equality but i believe to achieve peace we have to show our strength. as far as equality is concerned, people have to earn it. it's like starting a race. if everyone is on the starting line, then they have an opportunity to get ahead. with that said, i believe the government should help only those people who cannot help themselves. the more of these responsibilities given to the local government, the better.