Skip to comments.I was SO wrong! (Welcome to AmeriKa)
Posted on 11/07/2012 12:17:09 PM PST by RavenLooneyToon
I feel so stupid. I have an accredited IQ of over 160, and it seems I am an idiot. I have been put in my place. If given 99 more times to vote against socialism and Obama I would because because logic would dictate no other action. But I was truly wrong and stupid to over estimate the intelligence of the common person. I was wrong and stupid to under estimate the selfishness and immorality of the self entitled cursed with the inability to reason. I hold no anger or contempt for the unwashed masses that have sentenced us all to mediocrity followed by abject failure. The only humane reaction is to pity those that lack the ability to reason, lack the confidence and perseverance to trust in ones self ability to be productive and to survive. For they will be robbed of the feeling of achievement which is what separates the human being from the poop throwing primates. Today we bid farewell to the world's last good hope of freedom. The once shining light of productive spirit and moral fortitude has been quenched. We will all bear the price of the immoral self entitled electorate. We will all pay the invoice levied by the uninspired. To Ben Franklin, John Adams,Thomas Jefferson, and the other founders... Thank you. It was a good run. Your experiment worked for two hundred years and produced the greatest of all in history. Thanks for the memories.
Having a hard time caring about anything today.
CS Lewis (I think) said we only truly come to Christ when we are disillusioned - that is, when we see things as they truly are and say, “Lord, I can’t handle this by myself”.
Maybe this will result in some of the sheeple figuring it out.
Me too...I can’t focus, can’t get anything done...weeping at practically everything. This sucks (and I never use that word.)
Please don’t turn into an elitist snob. Then the liberals will have won. The fact is that things aren’t that bad right now, but it will get worse. There is a fiscal cliff that is looming in a few months, and the president inherited his $6T deficit. People need to suffer greatly before true change and revival can happen. The great depression, where people literally starved, was a pivot point which spawned the greatest generation.
Your post sums it up Hard to get motivated to do anything today
Why is a person with 160+ I.Q. posting to FR?
I guess my attitude is this... America has a history of ups and downs.
As I said.
I am an idiot.
I preplanned a camping trip thurs thru sunday.
could not have been a better choice.
under the glorious stars and magnificent skies.
away from it all.
back to prepping on monday.
At first I blamed the envangelicals fot not turning out. But the real problem is that 51% of Americans have abandoned American values. They don't care about deficits, or foreign policy. They just want free stuff like the kid who wants a pony for Christmas and refuses to see why that is untenable.
Let’s all just take a day off. Then we plan and later we “go Galt”. Read the great novel “Atlas Shrugged” for how to go Galt.
My newest product is in midst of roll out and launch.
This is supposed to be one of the triumphs in life that I should savor with gusto.
But today, I just can’t get into it.
I am stunned.
Prepping AND PRAYING.
The new message on my phone: “If you voted for Romney, leave a message. If you voted for Obama, drop dead.”
Jesus Christ said forgive them Lord for they know not what they do, but I am not Lord, and I am not in a forgiving mood. If someone push’s this crap at me I am likely to tell them how stupid they are and punch them in their mouth.
Yes I am that pissed.
Gee Mister, how did that turtle get on that post? I mean he has no idea what he is doing there and..blah, blah, blah...who cares..blah blah.
To Ben Franklin, John Adams,Thomas Jefferson, and the other founders... Thank you for making it very clear to us the sacrifices and hardships you all went through to give us this fine nation.
Your experiment worked for two hundred years and produced the greatest of all in history. We are yet again at a turning point, but those of us who share in the vision you all had know full well what is at stake and we will see this great nation rise again.
That’s a cheerful start...mind if I borrow that for about four years?
Agree, agree, agree! Anyone that I encounter that voted for 0bama is persona non grata with me. I’m mad enough to ask them, grocery checker, waiter, whatever, I’ll walk away.
Me too. Keep trying to pep talk myself but to no avail.
Great idea Enjoy I am going to St Pete Beach for the weekend
Me too...I cant focus, cant get anything done...weeping at practically everything. This sucks (and I never use that word.)
Same Here, i am weeping for my country and my liberties and my freedom...
I have never before mentioned anything about myself.
Today, I am having problems with the rationalization of yesterday’s events.
How could I have been so wrong? I mean, I had so much misplaced faith and trust in my neighbors.
I did not want to appear as a snob. I am sorry if it appeared that way.
I’m with you. To top it off it’s cold, windy, cloudy and a light rain here in middle TN. Don’t care to go outside at all.
It was a narrow defeat, not a huge one. Let’s mope for a little while, and then dust ourselves off and try again.
Let’s have a long term project of bringing the wisdom of conservatism to the general public. That must underlay a change of the tide. We must do the hard work of growing the American culture, the American Way of Life.
I’m going to make sure my children completely understand America’s founders and guiding principles. They are at the age where they can turn around and talk about it with their friends.
What will you and others be doing? No need for a quick answer. It’s worth pondering carefully, after the moping stops.
People are very busy. An informed voter depends on a disinterested press accurately reporting. It's not really there.
That wasn't what happened here. Obama ran on fear, ran against Bush, and the 'historical nature' of his presidency bought him a second chance.
ObamaCare is coercing larger service industry businesses to move their workforces to part time and capping the part time under 30 hours. This will push more people to work two jobs or become dependent.
With SCOTUS having green lighted the ObamaCare mandate and no GOP sweep, it's here to stay. But it's unworkable. The part time economy will stretch more people across jobs to make ends meet; more might find jobs so the fake unemployment rate may drop. But at what cost? These won't be career building jobs that keep yourself fed and housed.
Expect single-payer to be positioned as the "fix" for the failed Republican plan of ObamaCare.
An when Obama gives amnesty to 30 million illegal immigrants soon then what ? You can’t come back from that.
I know several "brilliant" people who voted twice for Obama. Idiots.
Ted Bundy was by all accounts brilliant. Sociopathic serial killer.
No offense intended, but you are not special. We will all suffer.
I realize The Big Bang Theory is a sit-com, but I am reminded of the episode of Dr. Sheldon Cooper indicating his noted brilliance followed by the question, "Does anyone know how to open the toolbox?"
I like it.
On the bright side...if you go out in Tennessee; you'll run into good and decent Americans. I'm in Red Hampshire, so I stay in even if the sun is out.
“An[d] when Obama gives amnesty to 30 million illegal immigrants soon then what ? You cant come back from that.”
Bingo. Ditto with forcing everyone onto government-subsidized health care. In four years, a vote for a Republican will mean cutting your health care benefits. Not going to happen.
We'll all be wondering for a long time just what the hell happened last night. Let's keep our wits about us (pun intended) and figure out how to survive this coming tsunami.
Best regards, FRiend.
What happened up there? Too many VT and MA locust?
It could be that they actually were smarter than you're thinking: consider Romney's past, he's really liberal -- how can you get socialism out of the office by electing a socialist? You were betrayed, not by your fellows, but by the GOP leadership who had anointed Romney from before the primaries. (It's said far better here.)
Yup....it’s not about giving up. It’s a numbers game. And the numbers have changed in America FOREVER. This could have ALL been avoided with some sane immigration controls back in the 80s or early 90s. Too late now.
All your guns gonna fall into that very deep lake when the boat tips over?
I do not believe the exit polls....any of them.
I firmly believe we have just been the victims of the biggest fraud in the history of mankind.
I refuse to believe that the American people were energized to vote for President Obama yesterday.
This election could be a script from a movie, therefore, I am starting to believe it was designed as such.
I think it is far more likely that a plan has been in the works to corrupt this cycle since 2010.
Multiple blue states voted for every Democrat in statewide races by a similar count as what President Obama gained in that state.
States that typically split their statewide vote went 100% Democrat for every statewide race. That can only come from straight party-line voting.
If you wanted to demoralize your opponents, and had the ability, you would arrange the votes in a few safe districts within a few states to overwhelm the other partys safe districts, regardless of turnout.
Then, you would ensure the exit polling contradicted everything your opponents believe, everything they expect and everything they support.
At that point, your opponents would turn on each other, re-think their beliefs and dissolve into irrelevance.
Who would have thought that four years ago, the United States would elect a man who served only 40 months in the US Senate to the White House? Who would have thought his background, his history and his performance would be protected, minimized or dismissed over the course his first term?
If an evil alliance of socialists and islamists really exist in our world, could they have engineered such events?
Don’t take life too seriously. You’ll never get out alive. -Bugs Bunny.
Hug your kids, pet the dog, eat some pie, whistle an oldie.
Nobody is loading us into boxcars people. No matter what, trust God.
Food for thought. Perhaps there is a better way to fool proof the system.
That’s sound advice thank you.
Live long and Prosperous...
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