First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men, for kings and all who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity. 1 Timothy 2:1-2Furthermore, it is God who places all rulers into office. As Daniel asserted, God "removes kings and establishes kings." Daniel 2:21
Nevertheless, those facts do not exempt us from scrutinizing and knowing who our officials are.
Rafael Cruz, father of US Senator Ted Cruz, gave a speech based upon his own experience. He grew up in Cuba when Fidel Castro was laying the groundwork for a Marxist Revolution in the island country. He watched dictator Fidel Castro make unilateral moves to silence the press, condemn rich people, and lower the wage of a typical laborer to $14 per month.
The elder Cruz sees some eerie similarities between the modi operandi of both Dictator Castro and President Obama.
View Rafael Cruz' impassioned speech yourself. Make your own decision.
An uniformed public is a public at risk of tyranny.