If the government doesn’t do it, then it won’t happen. You either favor government intervention, or you are an awful person who wants some horrible consequence.
Here is a quick run-down of why this common progressive thought process is the result of lack of thought.
Ron Paul and the Progressive Myth Part I
Now, the second video gets into something more interesting. The common Republican train of thought is that we should preemptively attack all places around the world in the name of doing good or protecting our freedoms back in the USA. (similar to the Democrat actions too) This is the same PROGRESSIVE MYTH at work! Watch and listen carefully:
Ron Paul and the Progressive Myth Part II