I am terrified of the possibility of Barack Obama's reelection. If he is not defeated in November, he will damage America in unthinkable ways. Paraphrasing Supreme Court Justice Kennedy, Obama will alter the relation between American citizens and the American government.
The issue is much more fundamental than persistent unemployment, mushrooming deficit spending and socialized medicine. Specifically, a societal battle has gone on for eons between people who desire liberty versus people who want security at the expense of liberty.
Philosophers who advocate liberty, like John Locke and Adam Smith, and more recently Ayn Rand, developed their ideas by studying mankind and discovering what is consistent with his nature.