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Will We Ever Get
Our America Back?

American Thinker, by David S. Whitley

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 12/1/2012 9:49:16 AM

Ever watch one of those chase scenes in a cartoon where the one in the lead heads over the cliff and lands in a devastating crash at the bottom -- only to find whatever he was carrying (adding insult to injury) comes tumbling down on top of him? Well, that´s us. As we collectively head over this fiscal cliff -- we are actually over it right now -- we´re not feeling much because we´re free falling (like the cartoon character) and falling is never really that painful (though the rushing wind can chap the lips and mess up one´s hair)

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 12/1/2012 9:58:35 AM     (No. 9042817)

Nearly half the country wants to be given something for nothing. Unless that half of the country changes its attitude, it´s over.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Canesplitter, 12/1/2012 10:02:06 AM     (No. 9042827)

It seems it will only be after a cataclysmic crash can it rise again. Part of what I´m having to cope with since Nov 6 is that it´s been inevitable since FDR. The Reagan revolution just was not enough. The die was already cast.
If we´re lucky there may be a successful secessionist state to flee to.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: stablemoney, 12/1/2012 10:20:31 AM     (No. 9042871)

No we won´t. The only way is to separate from the NE and West Coast.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bubby, 12/1/2012 10:21:49 AM     (No. 9042873)

No. Between election fraud which the Democrats have perfected and the Republicans being so weak about confronting it and all the freebies being handed out by them it´s over. Too many white voters are now voting with the Democrats for handouts and the amnesty coming for illegals we´re toast. Little barry could careless about the Constitution and I don´t see anyone confronting him about all his unconstitutional executive orders. Amnesty for illegals, forgiveness of all student loans, confiscation of 401ks, billions for his cronies it is just endless what he is doing. Who will stop him? Someone please tell me? The Supreme Court? It has become a joke along with Congress.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lylacat, 12/1/2012 10:39:32 AM     (No. 9042917)

The whole culture of America has changed from when I was young. I grew up wanting to work hard to achieve a good life and save for the future. We have trained a couple of generations now to expect everything without having to work. The nonworking people all get FREE phones each month, and free utilities, as they have no income. Teens can get pregnant, and we pay for their medical services, pay for taxi´s to take them back and forth to the doctor; they receive many programs to take care of them, welfare, food stamps, WICK, and they do nothing to receive all of this, and are they grateful? No they just want more and more. The people who work and save are punished, because they get no interest on their money; the government prints so many dollars that the money you save becomes almost worthless. These people can buy anything they want with credit cards, they can buy a house they cannot afford with no money down. They can buy a new car with no money. Now 0bama is talking about "borrowing our 401K´s to fund his spending on these deadbeats. No this is a different world order now, and I am very afraid.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: planetgeo, 12/1/2012 10:46:15 AM     (No. 9042941)

No. It has to completely crash and be put back together again from scratch. It´s like a cultural Katrina has hit us and Obama has declared us Chocolate Country now, with those in charge both encouraging and joining in the mass looting.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: roger h. cook,MD, 12/1/2012 10:48:51 AM     (No. 9042944)

The answer to the question is No, the re election of Obama and the democrats proved that ,those on the take can out vote those forced to give.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: theodorea, 12/1/2012 10:49:21 AM     (No. 9042946)

Not in my lifetime, and then in a form unrecognizable to those versed in the Constitution. History never repeats itself exactly, but there are often broad parallels, My crystal ball reports a course of events not unlike that experienced by post-Czarist Russia following the 1917 revolution. Pray it´s defective.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: paulfromTexas, 12/1/2012 10:54:18 AM     (No. 9042957)

I´m sorry sir, the item has been sold.
To the bankers.
The only people Jesus beat up.
God Bless Texas.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: curious1, 12/1/2012 10:56:47 AM     (No. 9042960)

#4, the pubbies aren´t weak - they were stupid in 1982 and following years. See:
http://www.brennancenter.org/content/resource/dnc_v_rnc_consent_decree/

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Poliskeptic, 12/1/2012 11:22:09 AM     (No. 9043018)

Those of us who were children of "The Greatest Generation" were handed an amazing (add all the glorious adjectives you want) country by our hardworking and thrifty parents. We squandered that good fortune, and now, no matter how hard we try, I´m afraid it´s too late to get that country back for our grandchildren.

I remember getting my back up when an LDotter called us the most Selfish Generation, but now I think he was correct. We grabbed the goodies for ourselves (Medicare et al) without thinking about our progeny. I feel ashamed.

Great but gloomy article.........



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Reply 12 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 12/1/2012 11:24:52 AM     (No. 9043023)

Better just face it- No, we will not get it back- not without blood! Freedom is not free!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: janice33rpm, 12/1/2012 11:40:43 AM     (No. 9043049)

Read the last chapter of "I.T. WARS" - the author describes IDRU = Inadequacy, Disaster, Runaway & Unrecoverability. It´s a model that serves what´s happening in America right now - frightening.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 12/1/2012 12:08:25 PM     (No. 9043078)

No. If you want your freedom back, you need to split the country, get rid of the GOP and get a Freedom Party that cuts taxes, stops spending, and shrinks government.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: neanderthal, 12/1/2012 12:19:13 PM     (No. 9043091)

No.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: nonsense, 12/1/2012 1:19:57 PM     (No. 9043148)

The author is correct, we do not own the U.S. Treasury, Obama does, and that geeky tax-cheat Timmy Geitner has the keys. We are so...lost.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: calgrammy, 12/1/2012 2:45:07 PM     (No. 9043255)

NO!!!!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: redwhite&blue2, 12/1/2012 2:55:04 PM     (No. 9043265)

Are we about ready for Civil War 2 ? Lock and Load!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Penney, 12/1/2012 4:16:17 PM     (No. 9043364)

Truth does not change. We just need to get back to the basics. America´s Founders did just that and it worked out pretty well. ´Never say, ´Never!´ Americans have always cherished freedom, as does every human heart. It isn´t too late nor is it impossible to return to the basics of our Constitutional principles. But it will take willing hearts, personal determination and individual endurance to faithfully pursue what we seem to be loosing due tothe dems & 0bama´s over-reaching BIG Governmental policies. Their current lefty/lib/statist detour from those tried & true basic Constitutional principles which secure equal RESPECT for each individual will not suceed. ...Socialism fails every time it is tried!

In the meantime, we each have THIS precious lifetime to live, so, ´bloom where you´re planted.´ Stay alert & keep the Light burning! Remember, nothing is impossible with God.

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