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We´re Living the Collapse of Our Culture
Rushlimbaugh.com, by Rush Limbaugh

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 12/17/2012 6:33:03 PM

RUSH: Oh, no, no, no, no. It´s very frustrating because we´re now immersed in many circumstances and situations where the last thing that anybody wants to hear are facts. The last thing anybody wants to contemplate is the real truth about something. Instead, everybody wants to live in illusions and advanced political agendas. Greetings, folks. Great to have you. Rush Limbaugh, the EIB Network and the Limbaugh Institute for Advanced Conservative Studies. Telephone number if you want to be on the program, 800-282-2882. The e-mail address, ElRushbo@eibnet.com.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Yephora, 12/17/2012 6:57:01 PM     (No. 9071610)

Spot-on article, links included.
Rush is consistently a fount of Excellence.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: NYBruin, 12/17/2012 6:57:25 PM     (No. 9071611)

The first institution to fail was the public education system. The rest flows from there.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: curious1, 12/17/2012 7:03:40 PM     (No. 9071618)

#2, the first institution to be taken over by the LPs (Libtards/Progtards) was the media followed by the public education system and the government bureaucracies / federal government - and it has indeed flowed downhill from there.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 12/17/2012 7:12:56 PM     (No. 9071631)

And the socialists will rush into another set of laws, which will do nothing more than erode our freedoms.
Just like with Obamacare - hurry hurry - no time to waste (or read the bill). And then a majority will live (hopefully) to regret it.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: grampstosix, 12/17/2012 7:13:38 PM     (No. 9071633)

There is a time line to the collapse of our culture starting with the introduction of pornography in the late 50´s,drugs in the 60´s,the highjacking of the dem party by extreme radicals in 1972,decriminalization of abortion in 1973,the amorality of the Clinton administration,the legalization of assisted suicide and euthanasia in some states and lately the legalization of same sex marriage.It´s incredible how one thing leads to another.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: trackman999, 12/17/2012 7:55:26 PM     (No. 9071676)

Does one thing lead to another or is it all part of a long term plan?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jorgecito, 12/17/2012 8:21:42 PM     (No. 9071711)

The takeover of the mainline churches by the Left is part of the pattern.



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Reply 8 - Posted by: grampstosix, 12/17/2012 8:41:54 PM     (No. 9071725)

#6 and 7 Excellent points.After I finished my post it occured to me that the loss of moral authority by the Catholic church has played a role in what has gone on as has the ongoing erosion of taste in movies.When you consider the collapse of our culture and the dumbing down of people via the education system it is no wonder we have elected and reelelcted the worst president in the history of our country.And I haven´t seen or heard anything that suggests things are going to improve with Obama in office. In fact I think they´ll get worse.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: GW_Rider, 12/17/2012 9:17:24 PM     (No. 9071756)

The American people know that our culture is collapsing. That´s why incidents like this make people MORE likely to acquire guns and ammunition, not less. Who wants to be unarmed in a Mad Max world?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 12/17/2012 9:54:11 PM     (No. 9071798)

Socialism digs its own grave, unfortunately it drags everyone down with it. Although not a religious person, there is no doubt that the Christian and Jewish religious traditions that form the basis of our civilization are good and that their abandonment by so many people has led to degeneracy. As Rush says, you cannot have a culture that murders 50 million babies and not have deep decay. Government cannot make people behave well. America´s basic philosophy is Beat The System. I have watched the consequences for 60 years.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Aria, 12/17/2012 10:04:05 PM     (No. 9071810)

Communist Goals (1963) Congressional Record--Appendix, pp. A34-A35 January 10, 1963

Current Communist Goals EXTENSION OF REMARKS OF HON. A. S. HERLONG, JR. OF FLORIDA IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Thursday, January 10, 1963 .

Mr. HERLONG. Mr. Speaker, Mrs. Patricia Nordman of De Land, Fla., is an ardent and articulate opponent of communism, and until recently published the De Land Courier, which she dedicated to the purpose of alerting the public to the dangers of communism in America.

At Mrs. Nordman´s request, I include in the RECORD, under unanimous consent, the following "Current Communist Goals," which she identifies as an excerpt from "The Naked Communist," by Cleon Skousen:

[From "The Naked Communist," by Cleon Skousen]

1. U.S. acceptance of coexistence as the only alternative to atomic war.

2. U.S. willingness to capitulate in preference to engaging in atomic war.

3. Develop the illusion that total disarmament [by] the United States would be a demonstration of moral strength.

4. Permit free trade between all nations regardless of Communist affiliation and regardless of whether or not items could be used for war.

5. Extension of long-term loans to Russia and Soviet satellites.

6. Provide American aid to all nations regardless of Communist domination.

7. Grant recognition of Red China. Admission of Red China to the U.N.





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Reply 12 - Posted by: Aria, 12/17/2012 10:05:44 PM     (No. 9071812)

8. Set up East and West Germany as separate states in spite of Khrushchev´s promise in 1955 to settle the German question by free elections under supervision of the U.N.

9. Prolong the conferences to ban atomic tests because the United States has agreed to suspend tests as long as negotiations are in progress.

10. Allow all Soviet satellites individual representation in the U.N.

11. Promote the U.N. as the only hope for mankind. If its charter is rewritten, demand that it be set up as a one-world government with its own independent armed forces. (Some Communist leaders believe the world can be taken over as easily by the U.N. as by Moscow. Sometimes these two centers compete with each other as they are now doing in the Congo.)

12. Resist any attempt to outlaw the Communist Party.

13. Do away with all loyalty oaths.

14. Continue giving Russia access to the U.S. Patent Office.

15. Capture one or both of the political parties in the United States.

16. Use technical decisions of the courts to weaken basic American institutions by claiming their activities violate civil rights.

17. Get control of the schools. Use them as transmission belts for socialism and current Communist propaganda. Soften the curriculum. Get control of teachers´ associations. Put the party line in textbooks.

18. Gain control of all student newspapers.

19. Use student riots to foment public protests against programs or organizations which are under Communist attack.

20. Infiltrate the press. Get control of book-review assignments, editorial writing, policy-making positions.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Aria, 12/17/2012 10:07:58 PM     (No. 9071814)

21. Gain control of key positions in radio, TV, and motion pictures.

22. Continue discrediting American culture by degrading all forms of artistic expression. An American Communist cell was told to "eliminate all good sculpture from parks and buildings, substitute shapeless, awkward and meaningless forms."

23. Control art critics and directors of art museums. "Our plan is to promote ugliness, repulsive, meaningless art."

24. Eliminate all laws governing obscenity by calling them "censorship" and a violation of free speech and free press.

25. Break down cultural standards of morality by promoting pornography and obscenity in books, magazines, motion pictures, radio, and TV.

26. Present homosexuality, degeneracy and promiscuity as "normal, natural, healthy."

27. Infiltrate the churches and replace revealed religion with "social" religion. Discredit the Bible and emphasize the need for intellectual maturity, which does not need a "religious crutch."

28. Eliminate prayer or any phase of religious expression in the schools on the ground that it violates the principle of "separation of church and state."

29. Discredit the American Constitution by calling it inadequate, old-fashioned, out of step with modern needs, a hindrance to cooperation between nations on a worldwide basis.

30. Discredit the American Founding Fathers. Present them as selfish aristocrats who had no concern for the "common man."



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Reply 14 - Posted by: Aria, 12/17/2012 10:09:54 PM     (No. 9071816)

31. Belittle all forms of American culture and discourage the teaching of American history on the ground that it was only a minor part of the "big picture." Give more emphasis to Russian history since the Communists took over.

32. Support any socialist movement to give centralized control over any part of the culture--education, social agencies, welfare programs, mental health clinics, etc.

33. Eliminate all laws or procedures which interfere with the operation of the Communist apparatus.

34. Eliminate the House Committee on Un-American Activities.

35. Discredit and eventually dismantle the FBI.

36. Infiltrate and gain control of more unions.

37. Infiltrate and gain control of big business.

38. Transfer some of the powers of arrest from the police to social agencies. Treat all behavioral problems as psychiatric disorders which no one but psychiatrists can understand [or treat].

39. Dominate the psychiatric profession and use mental health laws as a means of gaining coercive control over those who oppose Communist goals.

40. Discredit the family as an institution. Encourage promiscuity and easy divorce.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Aria, 12/17/2012 10:11:25 PM     (No. 9071818)

41. Emphasize the need to raise children away from the negative influence of parents. Attribute prejudices, mental blocks and retarding of children to suppressive influence of parents.

42. Create the impression that violence and insurrection are legitimate aspects of the American tradition; that students and special-interest groups should rise up and use ["]united force["] to solve economic, political or social problems.

43. Overthrow all colonial governments before native populations are ready for self-government.

44. Internationalize the Panama Canal.

45. Repeal the Connally reservation so the United States cannot prevent the World Court from seizing jurisdiction [over domestic problems. Give the World Court jurisdiction] over nations and individuals alike.
Sources at end.

In the early hours of November 22nd (1963) we learned of the quiet passing of C.S. Lewis and hours later we were brought to our knees when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated and our nation mourned.

On June 17, 1963 the U.S. Supreme Court concluded that any Bible reciting or prayer, in public schools, was deemed unconstitutional.

While American´s have endured great prosperity over the past 40 years we have also lost our moral compass and direction. In reviewing the research, data supports 1963 as a focal point, demonstrating a downward slope in our moral and social decline through 2001.


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Reply 16 - Posted by: LAW428, 12/17/2012 10:26:16 PM     (No. 9071834)

We are becoming Rome and Obama is Caligula.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Straitpath, 12/17/2012 10:46:04 PM     (No. 9071853)

World War II took the boys off the farm. The government provided cigarettes, R and R and language was coarsened. Elvis sexualized us. Heavy metal bands; school prayers outlawed. The dole.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: thelmalou, 12/17/2012 11:07:38 PM     (No. 9071876)

Agreed, Rush...agreed. :heavysigh:


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Reply 19 - Posted by: NYbob, 12/17/2012 11:21:31 PM     (No. 9071890)

Thanks for that #11. I kind of knew about this, but never bothered to see how chillingly successful they have been. Everyone was so relieved when the Soviet Empire split apart and now we have a sizable population in our country that embrace every goal of dictators. The useful idiots will still be cheering for this insanity even as everything they take for granted is destroyed or eliminated under a new thug´s boot. I put the link on my facebook. Spread the word while you can, I guess. Maybe one can help another see and so on.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: civilservant, 12/18/2012 10:32:04 AM     (No. 9072495)

#8, IMHO it was the Catholic Church GIVING away it´s moral authority by making common cause with the democrats during the 70´s, 80´s & 90´s in order to fund their ministry´s and not realizing that one cannot deal with the devil.


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Reply 21 - Posted by: pineledger, 12/18/2012 11:15:01 AM     (No. 9072581)

20, it was not just the Catholic Church. You can put the Presbyterian, Methodist, and Episcopal right there in the same bin.

Only the bitter clingers seem to retain some of the traditional values, and look how they get ridiculed.

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One by one, the myths of the Affordable Care Act have been revealed. When the curtain on open enrollment falls on March 31, the last remaining big myth of ObamaCare will be fully exposed: The individual mandate has failed. After a last-ditch effort with President Obama himself encouraging "young invincibles" to sign up before the deadline, the administration is scrambling to boost enrollment. On Tuesday, the White House announced that people who applied for coverage on the federal health-insurance exchange will have until mid-April to finish the paperwork. The mandate was supposed to be the administration´s magical elixir for the assorted shortcomings

More than 6 million Americans
enrolled under the ACA, WH says

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Washington Post, by Juliet Eilperin    Original Article
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More than six million Americans have now signed up for private insurance under the Affordable Care Act, according to the White House, with just four days to go until the end of its first open enrollment period. While traveling in Italy on Thursday, President Obama shared the news in a conference call with thousands of health-care navigators and volunteers helping enroll people on state and federal marketplaces. As the volume of consumers seeking health plans has surged -- there were over 1.5 million visits to HealthCare.gov Wednesday and more than 430,000 calls to the marketplaces´ call centers -- Obama urged those on


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