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Goodbye, America?
American Greatness, by Robert Curry

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Posted By:earlybird, 1/2/2018 10:28:15 AM

On Sunday, my wife and I went for a walk in a park located in an affluent area near where we live. We were struck by the fact that no one else there was speaking English. We heard only Chinese and Russian. It felt eerie, as if the park had somehow been taken over by, lost to, people who represented America’s two most populous strategic adversaries. Sunday evening was New Year’s Eve, so we tuned into the countdown to midnight at Times Square. This year, again, given pride of place just before midnight was John Lennon’s anthem to a world

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Read the lyrics to “Imagine” (in article) and you’ll understand what Curry is talking about. And what is totally unacceptable to Americans. Yet an almost “official” beginning to a new year features Lennon’s “one world, no borders, no possessions” view that so many Liberals desire for our country...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Pluperfect, 1/2/2018 10:36:58 AM     (No. 11497615)

I call malarky. John Lennon didn´t speak for most of us and I would be interested where Curry and his wife found no English being spoken an a park. The northeast? The west? I am assuming it wasn´t in the south or southwest.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mamafrog, 1/2/2018 10:38:13 AM     (No. 11497617)

I did stay up to watch the NYE celebration from NYC. There were many songs, I remember Imagine and New York New York. There are many celebrations of the New Year in America, if you don´t like the one on the news - find another one.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: dvc, 1/2/2018 10:40:17 AM     (No. 11497618)

I have hated that song, ever since I listened to the lyrics and understood what he meant, probably the second or third time I heard it, just when it came out.

Nasty, hateful, atheist, Marxist song. Lennon was much like Lenin.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: harleynyc, 1/2/2018 10:40:46 AM     (No. 11497620)

I go days only hearing chinese, russian, spanish, and some ebonics. And in my area there isn´t a house for sale under $1 million. The chinese buy up everything for years now. It turns out the chinese government owned banks give chinese buyers 150 year mortgages. what does that tell you ?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bobn.t, 1/2/2018 10:57:17 AM     (No. 11497634)

I used to live in the United States of America.
I now live in the Disjointed Republic Of Obamastan.

English was the national language.
There is no national language now.

Been to Miami lately?
Been to San Diego lately?
Been to Las Vegas lately?
Been to NYC lately?

I feel like a foreigner here - except I don´t get all the freebees and specialized treatment. I´m now a 2nd class citizen.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: bighambone, 1/2/2018 10:58:12 AM     (No. 11497637)

Well the liberal and progressive Democrats love mass immigration, both illegal and legal, thus forcing great future demographic change that is bound to happen by allowing a huge number of poor, uneducated, and socialist oriented peoples from all over the world into the USA. The Democrats know that the vast majority of those foreign born people will eventually become Democrat voters, useful to the Democrats in their quest to transform America into a socialist utopia. When all that has been going on over the years, the only interest that the wimpy Republicans have shown is toward the cheap labor factor for their business connected donors who fund a lot of their reelection campaigns.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: fayebeck, 1/2/2018 11:00:00 AM     (No. 11497641)

#4 Chinese live to 150 ?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mc squared, 1/2/2018 11:14:32 AM     (No. 11497660)

There are stores here in FL that I no longer patronize because Wifey & I are the only ones who speak English and she doesn´t wear a hijab.

Just wait until some Lone Wolf blows itself up on a checkout line.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: earlybird, 1/2/2018 11:18:02 AM     (No. 11497667)

Recommend that #1 stays on her island.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: earlybird, 1/2/2018 11:19:27 AM     (No. 11497669)

Re #7, they don’t. That’s the point.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: oldmagnolia, 1/2/2018 11:27:44 AM     (No. 11497687)

We don´t watch the Time Square celebration.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: earlybird, 1/2/2018 11:33:11 AM     (No. 11497693)

About the writer, Robert Curry, who has been called for “malarky":

Robert Curry serves on the Board of Directors of the Claremont Institute and is the author of Common Sense Nation: Unlocking the Forgotten Power of the American Idea from Encounter Books. You can preview the book at: http://www.amazon.com/Common-Sense-Nation-Unlocking-Forgotten/dp/1594038252 He also serves on the Board of Distinguished Advisors for the Ronald Reagan Center for Freedom and Understanding.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: TexaTucky, 1/2/2018 11:41:54 AM     (No. 11497702)

While I share the concern that my country is changing (in a bad way), I’m not sure the demographics of who walks in a NYC park is evidence of it.

As someone who lives in an affluent western ‘burb of Houston, I, too, often notice the plethora of foreigners in the parks where my wife and I walk. As one of those “diversified” places liberals dream of, Houston has a populace that is roughly one quarter each of whites, blacks, Hispanics (yes, I know, also technically white), and Asians. Yet you don’t see one-quarter of each group represented in walks in the park.

It’s mainly Hispanics and Asians, and my conclusion is that black and white people are just too damned lazy to take a walk in the park. Of the white people who DO walk, most of them seem to be European. The True ‘Muricans are prolly inside watching TV, playing on their phone, or updating FakeBook.


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Reply 14 - Posted by: Smart11344, 1/2/2018 11:49:48 AM     (No. 11497708)

Who wants to watch a bunch of stone or drunks in NYC? Did that a couple times. Saw Dick Clark on there after his stroke. I know he owned the show, but I was stunned they put him on. I have never watched since. CNN is even worse. I watched our local station in Seattle show the fireworks from the Space Needle. There camera coverage was quite mediocre. A Three Stooge Festival would have been more entertaining.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: bmw50, 1/2/2018 12:16:24 PM     (No. 11497742)

One Word; Naiveté
In this Utopian World, where love, peace, security and harmony live; who plants, harvests and delivers the food, feeds the livestock. Who builds and maintains the infrastructure, cuts the timber, builds the houses, drives the trucks, ships the goods, sews the clothing, cleans the toilets, cares for the sick, buries the dead, builds the automobiles…? Who decides what jobs each person must do? Who decides what is right and wrong? Is there anyone maintaining morality and who decides what is moral? What form of government will it have? Anarchy, Democracy, Republic, Socialism, Communism, Fascism? And who decides that?
People like John Lennon, who never produced anything but a few songs, and made millions doing it, can sit around and waste his life dreaming of things that are not possible. The rest of us must work, make a living, provide for our families, and obey the laws.


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Reply 16 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 1/2/2018 12:27:43 PM     (No. 11497758)

Don´t kiss this old Gal of a Country off just yet. We still outnumber the invaders 35 to 1. If we didn´t have these GD Democrats mucking things up, we´d be in pretty good shape. So, quit voting for the stupid people and get on with MAGA!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: tnorling, 1/2/2018 12:41:28 PM     (No. 11497762)

Not to contradict the heartfelt previous posts but If I’m not mistaken Lennon said “it’s just a song” effectively repudiating it’s frankly atheist/communist message and was quite pleased with his enormous income...

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Reply 18 - Posted by: earlybird, 1/2/2018 12:51:29 PM     (No. 11497777)

Once you get past the intro it’s a pretty good article. How many have done/will do that?

I don’t recall that Curry said he was walking in a NYC park, though.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Udanja99, 1/2/2018 1:09:49 PM     (No. 11497795)

#1, I live in Northern Virginia (until Saturday when we’re moving to South Carolina) and I have walked through the food court in the local mall and not heard a single person speaking English. Though, in this area it is largely Mexicans, Pakistanis and Middle Easterners.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Pros7767, 1/2/2018 1:11:45 PM     (No. 11497799)

Go to any Mall in America.

Trust me, it´s true. In small town America at the Memorial Day parade where any group could march, I laughed at our town´s Diversity Committee. Every member was Asian! Hardly diverse.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Aubreyesque, 1/2/2018 6:11:13 PM     (No. 11498024)

Houston and Fort Bend County has been one of THE fastest growing areas in the US. As a native Houstonian who remembers the days of Urban Cowboy, Kathy Whitmire, and jazz clubs, Houston is now the 4th largest urban center of the US...and it has all the expected negatives due to a series of corrupt Democrat mayors who spent more time traveling to other countries, paying off friends and slashing services and trying to manipulate courts for their favorite activist groups. Promo groups like to talk about how Houston is becoming more urbane, but in truth urban sprawl has spilled into the surrounding counties, demographics display the degredation of more and more Democratic ponzi schemes, and we´re FLOODED with immigrants, not just from other countries but also from other states looking for jobs.

Houston no longer feels Texan. As someone who grew up in its outskirts I often now have to leave my area and head west in order to feel like Im still in Texas. We have third world drivers here who have NO friggin clue as to how to drive, yet native Houstonians get blamed for having bad traffic. We have Yankees here bringing their Yankee expectations, but they still want the TEXAN friendliness.

What´s worse is its spreading to smaller towns. My uncle is mayor of a town near San Antonio and they are right where my little Houston suburbian town used to be 25 yrs ago.

I want my Texas back.

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