Thank you, America. Thank you for re-electing Barack Obama. Thank you for solidifying Obamacare. Thank you for ensuring that my health insurance rates will rise to the point where my employer drops my coverage. Thank you for future higher prescription drug prices, for lower quality care, for long lines to see my doctor, and for allowing a board of 15 people to determine my fate. Thank you, America. Thank you, America, for making sure our media will be taking a coffee break for the next four years instead of holding our elected officials accountable (unless they’re Republicans, of course).
I agree #3. I cringe when I think of the wonderous America I grew up with. My decades go back to the 40's. I can only tell my children and randchildren what a wonderful country this used to be, It is still good, but it won't be great again until we rid ourselves of all those who occupy our White House, Senate and House of Representatives. If only the Supreme Court could be tossed out too. I feel as though we need to sink to the bottom ( we are almost there now) before we can rise up and be a great nation once again. Like I said we are good but not great anymore. I am in deep sorrow for ourselves and our children.
#3, from your post I know he already has a head start on a lot of boys his age. You are right though. America was never a guarantee, just a ticket to take a shot. Somehow the natural competitive nature of being an American was melted away. One of the consequences of screaming 'feminists' who insisted on equality instead of fairness. Now equality is, find the lowest performing denominator and make everyone work to that. Equality of the failed.
Having insane Russians with their finger on the nuke button was traumatic, but like a breath of fresh air in today's world of mud. BTW, if someone thinks I'm unfair to put WMDs all on the Russians, they need to research the Russian sub commander who wanted to fire a nuke torpedo during the Cuban crisis or the Russian generals ready to launch ICBMs over a flight of geese.
Tell them when they are age 80, there will have “built” an America that will no longer take care of them. And tell them, “Yes, you WILL build that”!
Tell them that they are voting for barbarians who have turned parents and children against each other to stay in power. These pathetic excuses for public servants will have retired with 1 million dollar pensions that we all are paying for as well as specially designed health care plans that we will never have access to!
Tell them they are destroying their own future and do not even know it.
Tell them that they will not have an inheritance because Congress will seize their parent’s assets in taxes and fees.
Tell them that Washington is supposed to work for them but now that has changed. We are all slaves on the "Big Government Plantation" working FOR THEM!
But remind them that for all of that, they have their stuff from Obama:
Phones that other people pay for Healthcare that other people pay for Condoms that other people pay for Birth control pills that other people pay for
I'm around college aged fools on a daily basis and you'd me amazed to learn just how many of these young adults believe obamacare is free healthcare.
I tried to explain reality to them but they insist I'm wrong and obamacare will work just like Medicaid, all the basics will be free. I'm not kidding, they think that obamacare obamacare = free healthcare, no premiums, no co-pays, no co-insurance.
The USA was intended to be a loose federation of independent states. That doesn't work so well for power hungry socialists who want to redistribute wealth so our federal government has grown to behemoth size and eliminated the firewalls between states. Why should someone in a ward in Philadelphia be able to exact so much revenge on me (in Texas)?
The only solution to this problem long term is to get back to where we have separation btween the states. Question is: How do we get there?
Quit all the whining. Start figuring out what you can get for free to help the Democrats bankrupt the government faster. There is a finite amount of money and I intend to do everything I can to help them find the bottom faster.
#13... I understand your point but I'm 37. I voted for Romney and so did every other 30 something (and a great many married w/ child/ren 20 somethings) I know. Married folks with kids and jobs (or who desperately want to work) regardless of age aren't the problem.
Keep in mind that McCain got more votes than Romney. And the same person who got those votes for McCain was the same person who was shut out of this election. Wasn't even allowed to speak at the convention.
We are set up by evil forces at work using the media and many American's selfish indulgance for the biggest collapse of an empire known to mankind. The great experiment in freedom and hope for mankind has been successfully dismantled...(from within) but for a reason in God's overall planning. Don't think that the enemies of the west don't see what destruction and chaos Sandy caused and won't exploit that with a couple of well placed suitcase nukes to bring us to our knees, Then they will march against Jerusalem without any aid from Israel's once powerful friend.
O 60% R 37% ages 18-29 O 52% R 45% ages 30-44 O 47% R 51% ages 45-64 O 44% R 56% ages 65 and older
You are in the minority but hang in there, Brother!
I am 62 and have already had this conversation with my three daughters (38) (36) and (29). They are in shock right now for what they unknowingly did and by the time the next Presidential Election comes, their eyes will be opened.
I am closing my 28 year old business before the end of the year and laying off two of my employees. I am selling my business before long term capital gain rates go up. My daughters were celebrating today as their father was having to close his business. They can’t believe what has happened to their father.
The Progressives have turned parents and their children against each other and what little inheritance I wanted to leave to them will be confiscated by Washington in the name of "fairness”.
Maybe my children will think twice before they vote to re-distribute their parent’s wealth with Washington.
My sacrifice and financial slaughter may awaken their self-interest in four years. I am praying and believe it will!
I call on my fellow Eagles to soar high aloft and live for Freedom!
I vote among a group of people that waited 3-4 hours to vote that hated Zippy. Hard to believe he really won.
I would like to thank those that believe Zippycare is free for taking my income and that of hospitals, doctors, and insurance agents. I don't know any small business that is celebrating lower insurance rates or taxes.
We are at the I gots mine, who cares about you ? period in history.
#27 simply demonstrates how many highly-educated people seem to lack real-world understanding, especially when it comes to the inverse relationship between government subsidies and spheres of liberty. Even geniuses can get distracted by idyllic thoughts (e.g. an end to human suffering) to fall for things that sound great but don't work.
You'll find a lot of Marxist graffiti on basement walls at MIT, too. Just because they're "smart" doesn't make them right. I lost count of the times I saw Eat The Rich down there.
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