Skip to comments.Vanity: Time to Pack it in
Posted on 11/07/2012 4:00:45 AM PST by goodn'mad
Like all of you I am "bummed out" by the turn of events in the election. I'm still reeling from the presidential and senate defeats. And I'd like to ask advise of the freepers. I'm 62 years old and a retired veteran. I'm still working a second career and am eligible to hang it up altogether. I've been heart-sick the past few years by the direction of my country. I've kept hope alive that someday somehow the GOP would embrace winning conservative principles and "kick butt" but seems to be totally incapable of doing so. I don't know. Maybe it's time to give it up and retire overseas. I'm totally horrified over what will likely happen the next four years. Obamacare scares me to death. The fact that we now seem to have more takers that givers and roughly 50% even pays income taxes at all. I'd hoped that we'd reached the tipping point with this election but I guess not. It looks like this country is going to have to sink into the dust before people will come to their senses. May God help us!
The MSM and the Re-pubic party decided who our candidate would be
Welcome now to Nuevo Greece. Turn your money into gold and bury it
Move to a deep constitutional state and secede.
The America I grew up in is GONE.
We’ve asked, “How did the German people let Hitler happen?”
Now we know.
As of today, we are living in a tyranny. It will be an executive order here and an executive order there - from now on. So, plan your personal affairs accordingly.
“Maybe it’s time to give it up and retire overseas.”
Where? Canada? That’s where liberals want to go when republicans win. And crappy 3rd world countries will become even crappier once America gives up its power. Al qaeda will quickly take over.
It’s early in the morning after a restless night’s sleep.
I’m making a list of things to do to fix this house and get it sold, to begin.
Energy and food costs are going to rise.
Time to downscale and get ready to live on less.
We just lost our country to an ignorant horde, courtesy of a corrupt MSM, and our K-12 indoctrination centers.
Start taking social security while it is still “there”. I’m 58 and 62 looks a long way off..like a carrot in front of me
It is going to get a whole lot worse before it gets better in any meaningful way. Remember these times well for your grandchildren, if you live long enough to see them mature enough to understand what you’re telling them.The death panels may get us first.
Ditto. My sentiments exactly. We have to downsize. My spouse & I will not be able to survive without doing that.
RIP America the Beautiful.
I guess I will make out as well as the next guy.
My advice is that as Obamacare finally comes out in the open, if you are above 70 DO NOT GET SICK, if you do you are a dead man.
If you do get sick,and are refused treatment, take someone out with you.
I’m 66 and just posted on another thread that I am through with the political process. I have played by the rules, voted in every election since I was 21, and realize now we can never win, since rules and law don’t matter anymore. Let’s face it, Soros has finally won, the new world order will be set in place, so there really is no place to run. I know I sound like a defeatist, and I am normally an optimistic person, but I see the writing on the wall, and it ain’t good.
Friend, this is not meant to be a personal insult, even though it might sound like one.
Are you willing to give up your government checks? e.g. your military retirement, and your coming social security/medicare?
Of course not.
But that’s the problem. Too many people get government checks and too little economic activity occurs to pay for it all.
It’s not until your and every other government check recipient stops getting their checks that we have a chance of turning things around. That’s what it will take.
I hope you see my larger point and do not take this personally.
I’m cashing in my 401K before they take it - damn the penalties - I (we) won’t make it another 4 years - let alone 11 years (to “retirement”)br>
Need to kick up the “preps” a few notches - hunker down - find like-minded (Christian) Preppers.br>
Told the wife it is time for her to get a “carry” permit - things will start to get very dangerous (lawless - think Detroit or Newark - only over the whole country).br>
There will not be a Presidential election in 2016 - this was our last chance - not a pessimist - just a realist.
Exactly what I’m doing.
HELLO!—Aaaaaaaaaaaaany body home?
McCain got 60M votes last time.
RINORomney got 56M.
Conservatives stayed HOME.
Sarah would have won in a walk.
ANYONE approaching 62 should grab Social Security immediately...ObamaCare mandates your death at 70, so you might as well party for a few years.
Well put summation, RFEngineer. I know retired airline pilots who ere life long Democraps, and they did destroy their industries.
Time to pay the Piper. Webster summed it up:”Hold on, my friends, to the Constitution and to the Republic for which it stands. Miracles do not cluster and what has happened once in 6,000 years, may not happen again. Hold on to the Constitution, for if the American Constitution should fail, there will be anarchy throughout the world.
Last night, what was once called America let go of the Constitution for a bowl of pottage.
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