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2013: Welcome to Very,
Very Scary Times

PJ Media, by Victor Davis Hanson

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Posted By:Judy W., 1/2/2013 4:23:49 AM

On the One Hand… These should not be foreboding years. The U.S. is in the midst of a veritable energy revolution. There is a godsend of new gas and oil discoveries that will help to curtail our fiscal and foreign policy vulnerabilities — an energy bonanza despite, not because of, the present administration. (Snip) These are the most foreboding times in my 59 years. The reelection of Barack Obama has released a surge of rare honesty among the Left about its intentions, coupled with a sense of triumphalism that the country is now on board for still greater redistributionist change.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/2/2013 4:44:35 AM     (No. 9094135)

There hasn´t been that much redistribution. The increases in social spending has been put on the credit card.Obamacare is some bizarre form of redistribution but most of that money will be borrowed despite new taxes,fees etc.The reason is the left always believes business has more money than it leads on,so they have to be forced to cough it up.This is a myth like every other left wing concoction.

Any smart business knows they need to accumulate cash reserves to ride out hard times when they hit. Tothe left this is an act of greed and that money should be ging to free healthcare to their employes along with a "living wage."The average idiot(Obama voters) don´t realize how expensive it already is to be in business.

The left is conducting simultaneous wars on capitalism,the bible,the Constitution and self sufficiency and can´t figure out why the country is so messed up.These are all bedrocks which made this country successful for decades.Now,they turn to government to fix everything and they´re exacerbating the situation for the worse.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Safari Man, 1/2/2013 4:47:46 AM     (No. 9094137)

Hanson describes most of the reasons why I think its high time we divvy up the country and be done with these leftists.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 1/2/2013 8:14:19 AM     (No. 9094305)

VDH is usually a Must Read; this short little article is full of depth.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: TOOTALL, 1/2/2013 9:02:44 AM     (No. 9094398)

To tag on to #1, the Monetary Policy of our government in the last decade or so has negatively affected the value of most assets.Destroying wealth is another piece in the puzzle for redistribution folks. The price of gas has gone up because it is traded in dollars which are worth less not because consumption has increased.

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