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I had a teachable moment last night...
11/07/12

Posted on 11/07/2012 10:22:07 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway

I was taught that a no experience Chicago hack can be president for 8 years. I was taught that America is going to hell in a hand basket. I was taught that hard work to get what you want is not the way anymore. I was taught that a president can buy votes with food stamps. I was taught that I'm going to get a european style healthcare system. I was taught this country is in deep economic doo doo and our Gilligan president will do nothing to change that fact. I was taught to care less than zero about the clown in the White House and all the dumb @$$es who voted for him. There's much, much more but I just wanted to scratch the surface.


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1 posted on 11/07/2012 10:22:11 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Funny, I learned all that in 2008.


2 posted on 11/07/2012 10:26:51 AM PST by Codeflier (Bush, Clinton, Bush, Obama - 4 democrat presidents in a row and counting...)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Sever all personal interaction with lefties, other than what you are required to do at work, and you will feel a lot better.


3 posted on 11/07/2012 10:27:11 AM PST by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: Codeflier

Funny....I did too. I never thought we would do another four years of this shit though!


4 posted on 11/07/2012 10:32:19 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: ought-six

I do not associate with any known lefties outside of work. How disgusting!...no friends of mine.


5 posted on 11/07/2012 10:35:55 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: ought-six

I did that long ago. I don’t speak to my own family about this stuff, it is too infuriating.

all Facebook lefties are gone from my friends list this morning. I don’t even want to be alerted that they have posted anything. Their posts are always along the lines that we are some sort of racist extremists..

I’m done with them.

long live liberty and the red states.. the blue states can go to hell, including mine, and I stay here in Cally for one reason only, my 2 daughters both in their early 20s.


6 posted on 11/07/2012 10:37:57 AM PST by Chuzzlewit
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To: ought-six

I did that long ago. I guess that’s why I felt such shock last night. Like someone punched me in the stomach.


7 posted on 11/07/2012 10:39:43 AM PST by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
...a president can buy votes with food stamps

And cellphones. Don't forget cellphones.

8 posted on 11/07/2012 10:40:18 AM PST by ncdrumr (Oooh, SarahCUda!)
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To: ncdrumr

You meant to say Obamaphomes and fool stamps. I got your back.


9 posted on 11/07/2012 10:42:01 AM PST by Blue Highway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Amen .... I was in the same classroom.


10 posted on 11/07/2012 10:44:28 AM PST by teppe (... for my God ... for my Family ... for my Country)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Especially since the 2008 election cycle - I just don’t look at liberals the same as other people. I question their intelligence, their morals, value system, etc.

For someone to support Obama after 4 years of demonstrated failures, bad judgement, etc.... says much about that person.


11 posted on 11/07/2012 10:46:14 AM PST by Made In The USA (Obama may not be running on his record, but he sure as hell can't run from it.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Who would have thought America would choose to walk to destruction of our system and government?

God forgive us, open our eyes to reality, we thank Thee for thy kindness, and blessing in our lives, in Jesus name, amen.


12 posted on 11/07/2012 10:48:39 AM PST by geologist (The only answer to the troubles of this life is Jesus. A decision we all must make.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway



Please Support FR



13 posted on 11/07/2012 10:49:06 AM PST by Lady Jag (If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat. - Reagan)
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To: Lady Jag

Thanks...I’m saving that one!


14 posted on 11/07/2012 10:53:59 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

The American people have voted for an end to the rule of law. The looters have won and occupy the wheelhouse of power.


15 posted on 11/07/2012 10:56:57 AM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: ought-six

Agreed. I will hate the Left with every fiber of my being. I am going to try to live out my days peacefully. I will come to FR, but I will stay away from the news and other news outlets. I will pull away from society and the nation. It is not the country I know anymore. I hate to say it, but if there is any chance to do violence against a leftist, I might take it. This is what I have been reduced to.


16 posted on 11/07/2012 11:01:08 AM PST by Coachwkr
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

It’s a keeper alright.


17 posted on 11/07/2012 11:02:04 AM PST by Lady Jag (If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat. - Reagan)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Ok, I read through many of the posts here and what I am getting is that the political divide is now going to poison Republicans/conservatives. So far, the political divide has been something that the left has pushed for more than 30 years but, now, because we are pi$$ed that our moderate candidate (who validated the history of moderates that they don’t win) lost, we are going to become dems.

Rather than pout and sulk and take our toys and go home, let’s give the left what it wants - a nation that doesn’t oppose their radicalism and hate. Let them stew in their own juice after we seceed from the United States of Liberal Loonyville.

When the left loses us, they lose the people who pay all the bills and give them the funds to buy more votes to oppose us politically. If we aren’t part of their liberal, loony schemes and agenda and they have to start paying their own way, liberalism won’t look so attractive to them.

But, I believe that realization is about 50 years or so down the road.


18 posted on 11/07/2012 11:05:12 AM PST by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for white collar criminals!!)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
Hey don't insult Gilligan, he was much smarter than the clown in the White Hut. While the others wanted to escape their island paradise, Gilligan was cleverly sabotaging their efforts,covering up his diabolical schemes with what looked like idiotic mishaps. He knew if they were stuck on the island long enough, either Mary Anne or Ginger would crack and he could get the Skipper to marry them.

That Gilligan was an evil genius.

I wouldn't mind be on that island right now.

19 posted on 11/07/2012 11:11:59 AM PST by Smittie
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To: DustyMoment

What you are saying is to go Galt. How do you do that if you don’t take your toys and go home?


20 posted on 11/07/2012 11:13:31 AM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
To all who voted to re-up this communist jerk for 4 more years ...

REMEMBER THIS DAY:

When the power goes off, not because of a storm, but due to lack of electric generating capacity because the EPA shut down all the coal-fired power plants

When a older loved one is denied a life-saving medical procedure because a Washington bureaucrat decided that treating him/her isn't cost-effective

When terrorist attacks on the homeland become a regular occurrence, because our enemies rightly perceive us as weak

When young men continue to come home from Afghanistan in body bags, killed by the Taliban forces that our leaders don't consider to be our enemies

When we start pushing around wheelbarrows full of worthless dollars to buy a loaf of bread

Go on, enjoy your moment now. Gloat all you want, but remember this: when the Chinese call in their loans, and economy collapses from an unsustainable level of debt, then CIVIL WAR II will be in the offing. That's something you WON'T be able to sit out ... you'll need to choose a side.

Choose wisely, and REMEMBER THIS DAY.

21 posted on 11/07/2012 11:19:13 AM PST by bassmaner (Hey commies: I am a white male, and I am guilty of NOTHING! Sell your 'white guilt' elsewhere.)
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To: TigersEye

I have nuked my Facebook account. I cannot even stand these people in the least any longer. They make me want to vomit. I am done with liberals I don’t need to associate with.


22 posted on 11/07/2012 11:21:01 AM PST by Phillyred
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Welcome to 1996.


23 posted on 11/07/2012 11:21:37 AM PST by AppyPappy (If you really want to annoy someone, point out something obvious that they are trying hard to ignore)
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To: bassmaner

Remember this day, indeed!...It’s seared in my brain forever...The day America died.


24 posted on 11/07/2012 11:23:48 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: ought-six
Don't forget to 'sever ties' with the Obamamedia. That means ending subscriptions. . .and not letting your channel changer rest on their channels. These people need a message; and that it the only one that will impact.

And yes; sending money to your 'Leftist' Alma Mater? Better to save it.

The above of course; if you have not 'yet' gone there. . .

25 posted on 11/07/2012 11:26:55 AM PST by cricket (The Middle Class: Thanks to Obama; those who have not yet been 'buried'; are now; shovel ready..)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Funny....I learned some things too. I learned that hanging out at a site like FR here without scanning out around and getting other input can lead to mistaken perception of reality.

The reality is that the majority in this country, it seems, could give a shit about its future; they only wish to subsist for a pittance foresaking any chance to improve their wholesale lot for themselves and their heirs.

If they don’t succeed, they can blame it on anyone - rich people, white people, Americans who were born here of American citizens who themselves were born here.

So, what’s to do? Try and keep your children and grandchildren from being brainwashed in government schools. Sit them down every day and find out what bullshit they’ve been told. Correct it.

If you don’t own a gun, buy one. Buy one for each of your heirs. I’m not saying start a war, but each heir should be comfortable and proficient with one. Buy them, hide them if you have to. You can buy guns on Craigslist and don’t need a Form 4473.

Above all else, when you’re down, do something cathartic. Mine was a trip to the range this morning. I took my 1943 Colt US Government 1911 along with 250 rounds of 1942 45ACP ball ammo made by WCC and I shot. I shot until I felt better. On my last target sheet, I stuck the “I voted” sticker from Georgia and let have at it.


26 posted on 11/07/2012 11:38:07 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: AngelesCrestHighway; joanie-f
Remember this day, indeed!...It’s seared in my brain forever...The day America died.

November 6, 2012: A Day That Will Live in Infamy

27 posted on 11/07/2012 11:38:59 AM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: bassmaner
"I was taught that a no experience Chicago hack can be president for 8 years."

We will be exceptionally fortunate if he goes away after eight. If there is even a whiff in the air that he and his party could get away with ignoring the 22nd Amendment, have no doubt that they will.

28 posted on 11/07/2012 11:47:13 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Phillyred

I pretty much did that several years ago.


29 posted on 11/07/2012 11:49:32 AM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: bassmaner
Choose wisely, and REMEMBER THIS DAY.

My corollary to the consequences of the socialist electorate is a bit different. When the SHTF, the socialist will not remember this day because, in his mind, the catastrophe will be at the feet of the evil conservatives and rich guys.

This is why the mantra of "It's Bush's fault" worked so well and, incredibly to any reasoning primate, continues to work today. They will only remember that Obama and the Democratics bravely tried to staunch the economic hemorrhaging perpetrated by the evil Republicans. How can one ever overcome such vacuous mental acumen?

30 posted on 11/07/2012 11:53:22 AM PST by Thommas (The snout of the camel is in the tent..)
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To: Gaffer

bump to good advice


31 posted on 11/07/2012 11:54:01 AM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

There’s an old Chinese saying about knowing yourself and your opponent. It basically says that in order to win, you have to understand your people and your opponent’s people. We make the mistake of believing that the Democrats feel and think like us. They don’t. We need to understand them to know their strengths and weaknesses. We don’t even understand our own party. Where’s old Reince Prebus today? Where’s Karl Rove? Where’s Ann Coulter? Where they should all be is looking for work. Pull away from Democrats? I hope not. If we understand them, then we can convince them to vote Republican. I strongly believe that it is in about 90% of our citizen’s best interest to vote Republican. Why are we losing when 90% of our population should just automatically vote Republican. It’s because the Democrats have them scared and jealous. No, all is not lost. The Democrats don’t own the future. They’re just money-grubbing grifters who need to be exposed. It’s actually fun work.


32 posted on 11/07/2012 11:55:01 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

I learned one thing.... only one...

1) Voting is for chumps... a distraction for the politically unaware.. and that democrats use the “veil” of voting to fool the unwary.. and use them as tools like a corrupt mechanic..


33 posted on 11/07/2012 12:10:56 PM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

What i learned last night is that the ancient Mayans were right, the world did end in 2012. A new world is lurching forth to take its place. Not unlike the Invasion of the Body Snatchers where it looks the same, sounds the same, but there is something completely alien and deadly that has taken over.

I also learned not to pay much attention to anecdotal accounts of what’s happening on the ground. Another thing i learned is to trust my gut instincts. I kept hearing that we’d win in a blowout, but it kept reminding me of what we were hearing back in ‘08 — that the polls are wrong, that republicans are going to show up and vote like never before, and oh boy is it gonna be fun watching MSNBC and checking out DU tonight.

(When i heard that Republican internals were showing a very tight race i knew it was going to be a long night. But i had no idea it was going to be this bad. I’m still in shock.)


34 posted on 11/07/2012 12:29:58 PM PST by Humbug
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

This thread reminds me, I have a little sister that needs to be notified of her disowning.


35 posted on 11/07/2012 12:40:24 PM PST by READINABLUESTATE ("We must hang together, gentlemen...else, we shall most assuredly hang separately." - Franklin)
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To: TigersEye
How do you do that if you don’t take your toys and go home?

Good question. what we are doing now is pouting and sulking and exposing our sour grapes with statements like "I'm not voting any more"; "no more politics for me"; "Rush and Hannity and Levin and Savage ALL need to stop talking and get off the air". In essence, we are taking throwing a bit of a tantrum and taking our toys and going home. Rush, etal, aren't the reason that our guy lost and not voting or avoiding politics also don't solve the problem.

We know that the rule of law is pretty much dead in America and that laws will only be primarily enforced against conservatives. IOW, we aren't going to be able to have very many victories in the foreseeable future.

In "Atlas Shrugged", when people "went Galt", they essentially went into hiding. I'm not suggesting that we go into hiding, I'm suggesting that the time has come to quit playing and form our own playground. We need to divorce liberal America, stop funding their socialism and begin again, out in the open, with a nation founded on conservative, religious beliefs.

Until the left sees how profitable we will be and what real FREEDOM looks like, they will continue to enslave us to THEIR socialism. We have alternatives and, instead of carping about the current situation, we can DO something about it.

36 posted on 11/07/2012 1:06:22 PM PST by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for white collar criminals!!)
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To: DustyMoment
I'm not pouting or sulking at all and I don't really see that in other posts. IMO there is a fundamental difference now that has never occurred before. It is one thing to have a corrupt government. That happens and there were means built into our Constitution to deal with it.

But the people have, in a majority vote, approved of a lawless government. When the people cease to support the rule of law, which at its highest is the Constitution, there is no longer any legitimate basis for the law or the government. What remains is a pretense. A farce.

The people have spoken and they have voted for a lawless nation.


37 posted on 11/07/2012 1:32:09 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Time to “Go Galt”.


38 posted on 11/07/2012 1:32:49 PM PST by PR1776
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To: PR1776

I am heart-sick today and grieving for my deluded back-slidden country, which I love. I still trust that “all things work together for good to them that love God.” And I still believe that God is firmly in control:

“But our God is in the heavens: he hath done whatsoever he hath pleased” (Ps. 115:3); “My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure” (Isa. 46:10); “He doeth according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth, and none can stay His hand” (Dan. 4:35).

To quote A.W. Pink quoting Spurgeon:

“There is no attribute more comforting to His children than that of God’s Sovereignty. Under the most adverse circumstances, in the most severe trials, they believe that Sovereignty has ordained their afflictions, that Sovereignty overrules them, and that Sovereignty will sanctify them all. There is nothing for which the children ought more earnestly to contend than the doctrine of their Master over all creation—the Kingship of God over all the works of His own hands—the Throne of God and His right to sit upon that Throne.

On the other hand, there is no doctrine more hated by worldings, no truth of which they have made such a football, as the great, stupendous, but yet most certain doctrine of the Sovereignty of the infinite Jehovah. Men will allow God to be everywhere except on His throne. They will allow Him to be in His workshop to fashion worlds and make stars. They will allow Him to be in His almonry to dispense His alms and bestow His bounties.

They will allow Him to sustain the earth and bear up the pillars thereof, or light the lamps of heaven, or rule the waves of the evermoving ocean; but when God ascends His throne, His creatures then gnash their teeth, and we proclaim an enthroned God, and His right to do as He wills with His own, to dispose of His creatures as He thinks well, without consulting them in the matter; then it is that we are hissed and execrated, and then it is that men turn a deaf ear to us, for God on His throne is not the God they love. But it is God upon the throne that we love to preach. It is God upon His throne whom we trust.”


39 posted on 11/07/2012 3:08:44 PM PST by razorbak
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