Skip to comments.This Is The Last Time
Posted on 11/06/2012 11:39:37 PM PST by veritas2002
This is the last time I will be voting in a national election. I am in my 60's and have concluded that, if this is the kind of governing Americans want, they should have it...and all its consequences.
Sour grapes you say? Perhaps. But after four years of the most abysmally failed government with consistently high unemployment, 16 trillion dollars in national debt, downgrading of our bonds and monetary system with printing of dollars by the Fed, attacks against freedom of religion, a loss of American leadership in the world, class warfare, homosexuality embedded in our fabric, our nuclear family deconstructed by government policies, gun running to Mexico and lies about it before Congressional hearings, refusal to protect Americans serving in our embassies across the globe, an energy policy that has tripled the price of gasoline at the pump, a Justice Dept that treats people not according to an equal application of the law but according to politics, a politicized press that is derelict in adequately informing the people about its government, attacks against free markets and capitalism, and on and on and on...
If given all this, the American electorate is either too blind to see or thinks that this exemplifies good government, then have at it. Just count me out.
But, some day perhaps people will wake up. My guess is that it will be too late and things most cherished - civic values long held dear - will be gone forever.
In the meantime, this retiree will collect his pension and social security and together with savings watch those younger and smaller in number figure out how they will pay for all the 'government hand-outs' and supportive services the 'baby boomer' generation that is about to retire will require. All the time doing so without the tax revenue on the income they earned while working. They will have to figure out how they, a very much smaller cohort of taxpayers will make up the difference.
They will need to come up with some better ideas than one Barack Obama and his list of accomplishments from 2008 to present. Good luck but you won't be seeing me at the polls ever again. It's been a ride. Adios, Americanos.
Personally. I’d like to just hand the House over to the Dems to so they can get a nice fat 4 years of what they want. Let’s just get it over with.
Just finished a book about the Russian Revolution. I keep thinking how similar this is to the Bolshevik Revolution. The people were delerious with joy when they first took over.
You are doing exactly what Team Obama wants you to do.
He wants you to give up.
FOAD is their view of you.
Do you really want them to win like that?
“Personally. Id like to just hand the House over to the Dems to so they can get a nice fat 4 years of what they want. Lets just get it over with.”
yeah they are just going to blame the GOP congress for the next 2 years.
I decided tonight that I, too, will no longer partake in elections. It doesn’t seem to matter at all when they get stolen out from under us.
We can thank the media in part for their hand in bringing down this once great nation.
As for me - I’m through voting - period.
Bohner will be more than happy to pass anything they want
I am thinking about it.
I am thinking about chucking politics altogether.
When Obama says “Jump”, Boner will say, “How high?”
I think the socialist have a solution to reducing the number of baby boomers on the govt dole. Especially Tea Party Baby Boomers.
Can u say Obamacare Death Panels. If we go down the road u are predicting
I predict the group that will be denied the health care or operation needed
To live will be.... Who? Conservatives. Need that heart, sorry. Need that lung, sorry. Need that diabetic medicine, sorry.
We are truly living through historic change in our society. We crossed the point of no return tonight.
I know what you feel like. The wife and I decided months ago that if Oslimey won we would shut down our business. A business that provides a reasonable living for six families. A business that pays a crazy amount of taxes and we paid enough personal income taxes last year to live on for three years.
Knowing all we know now concerning upcoming increases in taxes we have decided to shut it down and go full retirement. The only question now is whether we stay in this country as well as keep our money here or in a foreign bank.
The fiscal cliff is coming and the crash when we hit bottom is going to be suicidal for this country. I know how to get the money out of the country, I just don’t know which country we want to move to.
That thought has crossed my mind as well.
and you know what else nuts to the “pundits” that said Romney would win
I feel so disgusted with out stupid electorate and the way they all chase after money and getting laid. I loathe the liars who call themselves journalists.
or just bend over
better dead than red
About this election, I said time and time again: It’s not Barack Obama who is the problem. The country will always have it Lenin, Stalins and the like.
What is the problem is the American electorate. If all these people can motivate themselves to get to the polls to vote for four more years of handouts at the price of their constitutional liberties, there’s not much I am going to do about that.
The only thing that can move Americans in the right direction are the consequences of their decisions and the misery visited upon them. When they have had their fill of it and are unwilling to bear any more pain, they will look for REAL change. But my guess is that it will be too late; they won’t know what good government will look like and will be unable to re-create it themselves.
Nice summary of the disastrous four years we just endured.
Does seem the open borders and breeding incentives create an inevitable downward spiral for our nation. Voting doesnt change that.