Skip to comments.Goodbye America
Posted on 11/07/2012 1:33:41 PM PST by tselatysr
By Mr. Curmudgeon:
Along a ridge at a cemetery, a stone wall marks the farthest advance of Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. Pickett's Charge at the battle of Gettysburg marked what historians call the high watermark of the Confederacy, the crowded moment when the war to preserve America's constitutional system would prevail or die. Lincoln's Army of the Potomac held the stone wall and stopped Lee's attempt to preserve the South's slaveocracy.
Tuesday night, America's political right and the Republican Party hit a stone wall and, like Lee's army, they will never recover. In spite of extraordinary get-out-the-vote efforts by the Tea Party and Republican activists, President Obama sailed to an easy victory over his rival Mitt Romney. Election night analysis showed that access to free contraception and abortion-on-demand were key elements explaining Obama's victory. Suburban women accomplished what King George III, the Kaiser, Hitler and Stalin failed to do - end America.
Americans - who we were told opposed ObamaCare overwhelmingly - voted to sustain the monstrosity by re-electing the president who fathered it and will shield the malformed monster as its tentacles begin unfolding in the years to come. Government-run, well, everything is here to stay.
Take the wife to that fancy restaurant for dinner and the kids to Disneyland - give them memories to cherish, because the country we know is done.
President Obama has been given the "flexibility" to do to America's nuclear deterrent what he promised his friends in Moscow ... whatever that may be. And frightened establishment Republicans in Congress will work with the President to raise the debt ceiling, spending and taxes to remain relevant and "mainstream." And the "payback," as White House adviser Valerie Jarrett warned the president's opponents, can begin in earnest.
America's Great Depression II will continue to deepen as the nation piles on more debt and the Federal Reserve prolongs its program of quantitative easing. Though you may be unemployed, with your children skipping meals, you can take comfort in media reports that detail the wonders of our "sluggish recovery."
Four years from now, it won't matter if the reincarnated Ronald Reagan replaces Obama, the nation will have passed the event horizon of insolvency, falling into an inescapable and endless black hole.
Goodbye America ... it was nice knowing you.
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Leave, just go all of you who think the American dream is dead. (mrcurmudgeon) You are saying that every man, woman and child who has given their life for this country did it for NOTHING!!!!
Really? I think not. We owe everyone of them a huge debt and the American dream is not dead until the last living soul with that dream is dead too.
Your brief essay is like a well-crafted arrow, expertly launched, hitting home.
You are going to fight against the will of the majority of the American people?
There will now be unfettered immigration from islamic countries and third-world hellholes, encouraged and abetted and financed by the federal government, so that in ten years the United States will be wholly unrecognizable.
Remember those who brought this about. Remember them well.
I think if we cannot sway the minds of ill-informed gullible people who believed the lie, then are we not no better?
The majority is always determined by the side that is willing to fight for what they believe the hardest. This time, we didn’t
Liberaltarians are ecstatic today, our natural enemies
RINO’s had their SHOT again, and lost again. A ham sandwich should have beaten Obama.
Traditional Conservatives have no place here, conservative Christians are unwanted here.
The GOP is dead.
That's really not the brilliant rebuttal you prolly think it is.
Now we know how it was for the Jews in Europe who cognitively and with dissonance, refused to believe the words and actions of those who embarked on a course to exterminate them.
Many will willingly walk to the ‘gas chambers’, and a stunned and beaten people absolutely refuse to believe this is actually happening. Some, with false bravado, will beat their chests and exclaim that the reality we see is not reality and the ‘dream’ still lives so long as those that hold it are not dead.
They have no understanding or comprehension of where we have arrived.
It isn’t my job to twist anyone’s arm into believing in liberty as I do. I have spent 12 years on this forum advocating for it with over 77k posts. What else would you have me do to educate these window-licking looters? Hold a gun to their heads and tell them what to think?
For goodness sakes.
Even with buying every possible vote they could for the past four years, the Democrats still didn’t do that great. Their base is getting old. I had communist professors at my university and I was raised in a union household. I’m a conservative. Reality is a great teacher. These young people are getting hit right in the mouth by underemployment. It’s the liberals who told them to borrow $60,000 for that degree in History of Music in the Italian City States and now they grill hamburgers or bring water to your restaurant table. The Democrats can lie to them for a long time, but they’ll eventually figure out that the Democrats are just a bunch of grifters.
Sorry, but, yeah, goodbye, America. We are clearly past the tipping point. I agree with you. A majority of the voting electorate does not, and in my opinion, cannot be convinced to change their minds.
All those brave soldiers in our national cemeteries didn’t die for this, but it is what we have become.
The American Dream has become our living nightmare.
Just around the corner, there's a rainbow in the sky.
So let's have another cup of coffee, and let's have another piece of pie.
We passed that “event horizon” last year when Boehner caved on the debt.
There is no way back.
Kudos to “Mr. Curmudgeon”
Our young people, union members, women, civil servants and hyphenated Americans did it.
right.... pitiful really...
“You are saying that every man, woman and child who has given their life for this country did it for NOTHING!!!!”
WE are not saying it, the LIBERALS are saying it! You can’t live in a dream world, you can only live in reality and that reality is America is gone as we knew it.
Looking at it from the viewpoint of an American in the State of Washington, yesterday’s event was definently not for the betterment of my state or the nation. Smoking pot is now legal, so kids can now smoke pot openingly in the streets, gay’s and lesbian’s can now legally get married. And, I suppose the Catholic Church can now be sued by every gay and lesbian couple that refuses to marry them. Every extreamist left-wing d-RAT congressman and Senator has been voted back in office. And a new Governor who is more extream then the privious one has been voted into office.
Seems to me we are witnessing right before our eyes the fastest decline, corruption and degeneration of American society. This is definently not a turn for the better.
All I can say is ‘GOOD-BY AMERICA!’.
ONLY ONE logical tactic left to anyone that loves America..
and is political representative..
AND THAT IS... aid the democrats in every way to make America go BANKRUPT...
NO...... Force America to go BANKRUPT...
When they want to SPEND.. mock them for not wanting to spend MORE.... FORCE THEM to spend more..
Eventually the whole house of cards will come down..
Faster hopefully.. REVERSE tactics..
No, they gave their lives for America to survive and prosper. And in their time, it did and those of us here appreciate that effort and sacrifice. But unfortunately, the new majority of Americans don't feel that way. They could care less for those sacrifices and those of us remaining will live in our memories of a better place that they will never know.
I’ll add to yours.
It is going to be a hard hard road to get America back. I read Latinos told Obama today, you owe us, pass immigration. So over the next 4 years, we will have even more illegal immmigrants to vote Democrat, to suck Social Security, SSI, SSDI benefits dry, to obtain jobs that the Dems and Obama wants foreigners to ‘fill’. Imagine 100 million illegal immigrants over next 4 years that will vote with the Democrats. How can we ever get our country back?
We will be fighting the Democratic love-fest media, illegals, Rino candidates, limp wristed Republicans for leaders in Congress.
We are fighting the Repblican/Rino’s who allow debates to led by Progresives instead of demanding Conservative mediators, etc.
Yes long long road to get America back.....not being negative just stating reality.
When a sane person finds himself in an asylum being run by the loons he has to ask himself what his options are and what is the most prudent course for survival. Negotiating in good faith with the loons wouldn't seem to me to be a rational or safe plan.
That was who won yesterday, not the TEA PARTY!!
You are a sick puppy
I said nothing to you about living in a dream but if you think that the people did not just vote for a lawless extra-Constitutional government perhaps you are.
Another pity party.
Kiss my USMC ass, Mr. Curmudgeon.
In fact, get the F out of my country, wimp. Book a cabin on a French tramp steamer to Normandy, and tell all the men buried there that you’re a coward, totally unworthy of their sacrifice. No, don’t do that, Mr. Curmudgeon. You’re not worthy to walk in their footsteps. Go lick the hand of your slavemaster who holds your chain.
I’ve had enough of this surrender crap tonight. And for all you FR wimps who agree with this essay, FU.
Yup. I sure hope they don't get upset when the *revenge* reaches levels that would make even Quentin Tarentino blanche.
You and all the looters bring it! I’m not going anywhere.
Sunny smilers we must be, the optimist asserts.
” Im not going anywhere.”
TigersEye, you’re one of the most steady souls on FR.
Semper fi, buddy.
Don’t kid yourself, there’s no way back.
Bread and circus won, get used to it.
I believe the biggest problem is ignorance which is the result of education or rather the lack of it. A country this size cannot support socialism and maintain the present standard of living. America is still a free nation and over taxed over burdened people will either fit or leave, sooner or later the money pit will dry up.
As it stands, the US is on the tipping point of going down the road to Communism, one where the government will take control of just about everything and dictate who gets what and when.
This is happening in a lot of places today and the people of these countries are not happy. You might note that all of the pro commits over here are not from communist countries. So, all of this can be educated into the minds of people. It would not be difficult to counter the pro commie agenda with an equally negative one. In fact it could be quite easy if we become creative.
Socialism / Communism needs one thing above anything else and that is money and lots of it. We are trillions in debt and taxes are set to go through the roof. What if they were not paid.
I do not believe for a moment that this fine country will ever fall into communism, in fact it could be that we fall off the fiscal cliff sooner than later and the hand outs will stop pretty darn quick and then there will be a lot of very angry people, with empty hands. Could get pretty lively for a while.
Many people will always chose the path of least resistance, Santa is running on borrowed time.
>> “When they want to SPEND.. mock them for not wanting to spend MORE.... FORCE THEM to spend more” <<
Just what do you think Boehner is doing? - exactly that.
Hey the sun shines on the happy as well as the sad. I apologize for calling you a sick puppy. There are no hard feelings this end. Life is to short
Think about what the people voted for yesterday. The DoI says...
...Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, ...
When elected officials and bureaucracies act outside the law they are simply lawbreakers. When the majority of the people vote in favor of the lawlessness that has greatly manifested itself in the highest offices have they not withdrawn their consent to be governed by a constitutional government? By what legitimate basis would you say that the United States of America, as a Constitutional republic, still exists?
We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
'The People' no longer support that.
I would love to hear that plan. The left has had control of our universities now for four or five decades. They have had control of the public schools for three or four decades. They have succeeded in convincing more than half of the electorate to vote for an outrageously lawless and extra-Constitutional government. They now have unprecedented control over every institution of the Fed. gov. with popular support to do anything they want with it legal or not.
So, what's the plan?
Thanks for the note of encouragement.
Yes, these are big ideas, but not crazy ones. There are many very wealthy organizations that have lost big and are set to lose more if things go as expected. If we are going to change the me, me, me culture we have to have some good long term plans. Nothing will happen over night, but all that I listed could be in play by 2016. I believe the country is hungry for something like this, but where the heck can they find it today?
That I believe is a huge problem. They can't.
Shades of DU ...
Bravo. You get it.
Moshe the Beadle lives.
A time is coming soon when the words “I warned you” will be the last ones a people hear before they are besieged, rounded up and sent away to their deaths.
History repeats for a reason.
People forget - and assume “it can’t happen here”.
Well said. Cowardice is the problem here on FR. But it’s also a problem across America. So many American’s are so cowardly they’re afraid to support themselves and thus tyranny has ascended in America.
The difference with those here is that they actually see it.