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America Commits Suicide
cns ^ | November 7, 2012 | Alan Caruba

Posted on 11/07/2012 7:18:17 AM PST by george76

Why did the majority of voters not understand the fearful implications of the erosion of the nation’s military power, not knowing that peace can only be maintained by a navy that keeps the sea lanes open, the marines who are skilled at making a quick entry into a battle zone, the army that can subdue an enemy, and an air force that has no comparison? The active military and veterans understood what their Commander-in-Chief was doing to them, but the lies about the Benghazi attack that killed a U.S. ambassador and three others were ignored.

Those who voted for Obama were content to believe the cascade of lies Obama told. They ignored the President’s record of failure

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In 1887 Alexander Tyler, a Scottish history professor at the University of Edinburgh, had this to say about the fall of the Athenian Republic some 2,000 years prior:

"A democracy is always temporary in nature; it simply cannot exist as a permanent form of government. A democracy will continue to exist up until the time that voters discover that they can vote themselves generous gifts from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates who promise the most benefits from the public treasury, with the result that every democracy will finally collapse over loose fiscal policy, (which is) always followed by a dictatorship."

John Adams, Founding Father and the nation’s second President warned: "Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide."

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1 posted on 11/07/2012 7:18:22 AM PST by george76
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To: george76

They want to see bottom.


2 posted on 11/07/2012 7:19:54 AM PST by jennychase
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To: george76
America has passed the point of no return. When I saw the dancing children in the street who had no idea what they voted for or why, I knew it was time to take stock in my family's future and make a plan for where and how to live.

I feel so bad for my grand sons...

3 posted on 11/07/2012 7:23:42 AM PST by Baynative
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To: george76

“America Commits Suicide”

My thoughts exactly. The final death throws will be exceedingly horrific...


4 posted on 11/07/2012 7:24:11 AM PST by moovova
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To: george76

At least half the population is about as ignorant as expected and they just confirmed Alexander Tyler’s predictions which are destined to come full circle. When Romney stated that at least 47% of the public could not be counted on, he was dead right!

Romney was not the only one who lost as it also was all those who gave their Lives and Blood in vein to make this country what it has been. All it took was one with the gift of gab to take down the American Dream. Bin Laden would be pleased to have some one on the inside who will finish what he started. Too bad what could have been!


5 posted on 11/07/2012 7:24:12 AM PST by saintgermaine
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To: george76

Talk about the New World Order... gird up your loins.


6 posted on 11/07/2012 7:24:23 AM PST by BigFinn (BigHat wisdom: Always drink upstream from the herd.)
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To: jennychase

“They want to see bottom.”

Unfortunately, the morons dragged the rest of us down there too....our view for the foreseeable future.


7 posted on 11/07/2012 7:24:41 AM PST by milford421 ("All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." (Edmund Burke))
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To: george76

They are sheep or lemmings having been dumbed downed for years by the MSM and stupid reality shows!

There are forces at work in the background who have wanted to rule for years.

They are billionaires who need POWER over people b/c they have no other goal to attain!

Go Galt!!!!


8 posted on 11/07/2012 7:24:47 AM PST by seeker41 (CULPRIT CHINESE COMPANY INFO.)
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To: george76
John Adams, Founding Father and the nation’s second President warned: "Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide."

The saddest part is that those who voted for Barry Benghazi do not grasp the significance now, nor will they when America is in her death throes.

9 posted on 11/07/2012 7:25:10 AM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Never Underestimate the Power of Evil)
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To: george76

“I watched as the Lamb opened the first of the seven seals. Then I heard one of the four living creatures say in a voice like thunder, “Come and see!” I looked, and there before me was a white horse! Its rider held a bow, and he was given a crown, and he rode out as a conqueror bent on conquest.”

Yeah, it’s sad that my two daughters are going to grow up in this country.


10 posted on 11/07/2012 7:25:40 AM PST by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: saintgermaine

Putin and Chavez are congratulating each other....they got their guy.


11 posted on 11/07/2012 7:25:57 AM PST by milford421 ("All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." (Edmund Burke))
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To: george76

“Those who voted for Obama were content to believe the cascade of lies Obama told. They ignored the President’s record of failure”

And that’s the bottomline to it all.


12 posted on 11/07/2012 7:26:04 AM PST by bronxville (Margaret Sanger - “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,)
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To: george76

13 posted on 11/07/2012 7:27:06 AM PST by SC DOC
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To: SC DOC

Why did half the military, as reported, vote for Obama?


14 posted on 11/07/2012 7:29:06 AM PST by bluerose ("Equal opportunity, not equal outcome" ~Paul Ryan)
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To: george76

Many people, predominately the liberal-educated, are ignorant idealists; they relate to Miss America’s desire for peace and world harmony, but are too stupid to recognize that the peace our nation enjoys and spreads throughout the world comes from its military strength.


15 posted on 11/07/2012 7:32:00 AM PST by MikeyB806
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To: george76
Trying to sort out my feelings this morning, I had a flashback to a car accident about 8 years ago. Driving along and minding my own business, a car left-turned right in front of me. CRASH/BANG!! Luckily, no one hurt but I remember being dazed and thinking “Whoa! What just happened?”
16 posted on 11/07/2012 7:32:28 AM PST by JPG (Make it happen)
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To: george76
In the end we wound up with another John McCain. I had convinced myself he would be different but he gave us another half ass attempt when he refused to get down and dirty. At least Newt would have gone down blazing!!!
17 posted on 11/07/2012 7:33:18 AM PST by ontap
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To: george76
There are 2-3M dead people registered to vote.
Military did not get their votes counted.
How many illegal aliens are there that voted.
The kids found the keys to the treasury at the polls but unfortunately no one told them they gave away their future.
The total debt for the usa is almost $150T.
18 posted on 11/07/2012 7:36:01 AM PST by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: george76

We still control the HOUSE but not the SENATE. Be prepared for Obama to rule by decree.


19 posted on 11/07/2012 7:36:04 AM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (The parasites now outnumber the producers.)
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To: george76

Neither one of the candidates was a Christian in any sense: Obama is a wishy-washy muslim through and through, and Romney is a Mormon who believes that God (Jesus) is the brother of Lucifer and is only one of hundreds of thousands of gods in the universe. So, no Christians were on the ballot.

Romney is now and always was a devout democrat, espousing all of their beliefs in homosexuality, abortion (rape, incest, and health of mommy were nothing more than 100% abortion on demand . . . we already have that, Mitt), government intrusion into the private sector (federal or state required health care . . . what’s the difference?).

Once again, I had to hold my nose tightly to vote for Romney just like I did for Dole, and just like I did for McLame.

I have participated in this charade too many times to be snookered again. Our society is now a godless and disgusting gaggle of pro-homosexuality and perversion at its lowest. I personally cannot fault the Evangelicals for refusing to partake in this godless experiment in government. God bless them for showing backbone. There was no biblical Christianity on either side of the ballot.

I will never again give my support to what’s left of the Republican Party in any way. We voted in a strong bunch of Tea Party conservatives in 2010 who were instantly muzzled, silenced, and made impotent by the RINO John Boehner.

Sorry, but until another party of some substance shows up, I will not vote again in any national election.


20 posted on 11/07/2012 7:37:20 AM PST by laweeks
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To: Baynative
Start thinking in terms of 'conservative flight'...

Conservatives need to move to states where we can live with each other - black - white - red - doesn't matter. Conservative, fair play, ethical - that matters.

Dems get California - we take Florida ... When a job offer comes - and it's a choice between two jobs - take the red state job. We can't fight by Queensbury Rules while they're using 'no holds barred' and kicks to the groin.

21 posted on 11/07/2012 7:37:20 AM PST by GOPJ (Obama wants dems to vote to 'get revenge' ? Democrats are the haters - that's your proof.)
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To: bluerose

70 to 80 years of FDR’s change.. a radical takeover of the agenda at schools and Universities, and MSM.

Society is a fragile thing, and we will see this one unravel.

A complete collapse is coming. There is no doubt. We cannot recover from this debt, which I am told will reach 20 trillion in the next 4 years. This was our last chance.

I am convinced we will see an attack on free speech now. I would not be surprised if this site is targeted and we see a return of the fairness doctrine, to be implemented by an executive order. Prez will not be called on it.

He will spend the next 2 years, along with his lap dogs in the media, demonizing in order to gain control of the house...

We were wrong... We thought we still had time. But they won the hearts of minds of the populace by brainwashing our people in grade school and college. Most are too dumb to see the end.. they just want their obama bucks.

Arm yourselves. Hunker down..


22 posted on 11/07/2012 7:41:21 AM PST by Chuzzlewit
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To: george76

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23 posted on 11/07/2012 7:41:58 AM PST by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: george76

The United States of America
Date of Birth: July 4, 1776
Date of Demise: November 6, 2012
Cause of Demise: OBAMACIDE


24 posted on 11/07/2012 7:43:22 AM PST by Polyxene (Out of the depths I have cried to Thee, O Lord; Lord, hear my voice.)
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To: seeker41

Don’t forget indoctrination in our public “schools”.


25 posted on 11/07/2012 7:44:14 AM PST by KGeorge
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To: struggle

I have a son in the proverbial oven still at 5 months.

I’m really upset about his future life prospects.

Is that city in South America being created for free-enterprise for real, do you know?


26 posted on 11/07/2012 7:44:28 AM PST by Individual Rights in NJ (Want to join my new country in Greenland? Like the Danes will stop us; pft!)
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To: george76

Your quote from Alexander TYTLER is apparently a misquote:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Fraser_Tytler


27 posted on 11/07/2012 7:44:48 AM PST by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: KGeorge

Agree!

Regards


28 posted on 11/07/2012 7:48:48 AM PST by seeker41 (CULPRIT CHINESE COMPANY INFO.)
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To: george76

29 posted on 11/07/2012 7:49:02 AM PST by reagan_fanatic (You are not now, and will never be my President, Mr. Obama.)
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To: george76
I stood in line for over an hour and a half to vote last night. Before going into the poll, campaign workers were handing out sample ballots, yellow for democratic candidates and blue for republicans. As I waited in that long line, I had plenty of opportunity to contemplate all the people around me chattering on their iPhones, listening to their iPods, and waiving their yellow ballots. It occurred to me that the yellow ballot was like a fashion accessory, just like those white ear buds, because being a democrat and voting for Obama was seen as the “cool” thing to do. I now truly believe that this is the secret of the appeal the Democratic party has for much of the electorate.
30 posted on 11/07/2012 7:49:06 AM PST by PUGACHEV
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To: george76

“Suicide is painless...”

Just give her a pain pill.


31 posted on 11/07/2012 7:49:30 AM PST by equaviator (There's nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth.)
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To: SC DOC
This time it's for real.

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32 posted on 11/07/2012 7:51:40 AM PST by greenhornet68
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To: george76

“We now effectively have a Marxist dictator, Barack Obama, who will rule by his decree — the executive order — sitting in the White House.

And we still don’t know, for sure, who he is, where he comes from or who sent him.

Obama will bypass the House of Representatives, which will be unable to check Obama’s actions or impeach him because the progressive Democrats control the Senate. The House can hold hearings and make speeches but they will have no real power. The House can write all the laws they want, but unless it’s a law Obama wants or approves of, it will go nowhere.

Obama will appoint up to four progressives to the Supreme Court, forever altering that body and effectively making the U. S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights null and void. The Second amendment will be the first “right” to go as the progressives have an “infringement” field day.

Eric Holder, Obama’s henchman, has control of the Justice Department and has already filled the department with left-wing ideologues. The law of the land will become the rule of man and enforced selectively.

The DREAM Act will be fully implemented and 10,000,000 or more illegal immigrants — new Democrats — will be granted amnesty and access to the ballot, making the Republican Party irrelevant, and progressive (Marxist-statist) rule will be complete and enduring.

ObamaCare will be fully implemented. The single-payer health system will be a reality and all medicos will become employees and all citizens dependents of the state.

The Luddites dreams of the end of the era of fossil fuels becomes a reality as the country goes “green,” crippling the energy sector and ending our economic power.

Industry will be controlled by oppressive regulation, effectively granting the control of the means of production to the state.

The military will be neutered and used as a tool to enforce the regime’s will on The People. The unions will be Obama’s “brownshirts.” The ObamaMedia will come out of the closet and practice propaganda openly.

More and more once-free citizens will go on the dole, and become dependent on the nanny-state.

There’s not one action, described above, that we haven’t seen Obama take during his first term already.

And that’s just the beginning. As Obama has been quoted as saying, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet!”

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33 posted on 11/07/2012 7:53:18 AM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: george76

Big money is being moved out of the country asap due the actions of Obama%Co.
1929 will look like a cake walk by the time the democrats are done.


34 posted on 11/07/2012 7:53:28 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: Individual Rights in NJ

You might google “modern homesteading” to get you started on the path to independence for you and your son.


35 posted on 11/07/2012 7:55:57 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: SC DOC

“Trapping Feral Pigs, And Other Parables Of Modern Life” (Free Republic thread)

36 posted on 11/07/2012 7:56:12 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Baynative
Start thinking in terms of 'conservative flight'...

Conservatives need to move to states where we can live with each other - black - white - red - doesn't matter. Conservative, fair play, ethical - that matters.

Dems get California - we take Florida ... When a job offer comes - and it's a choice between two jobs - take the red state job. We can't fight by Queensbury Rules while they're using 'no holds barred' and kicks to the groin.

37 posted on 11/07/2012 7:58:58 AM PST by GOPJ (Obama wants dems to vote to 'get revenge' ? Democrats are the haters - that's your proof.)
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To: PUGACHEV

In order to understand what’s going on, big picture, you have to understand what “cool” really means.

It means being at the proper level of rebellion to God, parents & tradition. Too much rebellion makes you a dangerous radical, but “just the right amount” of rebellion makes you “cool”.

This is a spiritual battle we’re in. And it will appear that we’re losing for a while as Satan builds his kingdom using his leftist/humanist followers.

But, I’ve read the back of the book. I know Who wins.


38 posted on 11/07/2012 8:04:34 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: PUGACHEV

I am curious as to why there were separate ballots for D and R.


39 posted on 11/07/2012 8:05:39 AM PST by EnquiringMind
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To: GOPJ

That’s what I’m doing!


40 posted on 11/07/2012 8:13:44 AM PST by Individual Rights in NJ (Want to join my new country in Greenland? Like the Danes will stop us; pft!)
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To: ontap

First of all, Newt wasn’t elected. Second of all, stop blaming Mitt. Bush and his spineless ass kissing liberal conservatives gave us 8 years of Obama.


41 posted on 11/07/2012 8:14:53 AM PST by bluerose ("Equal opportunity, not equal outcome" ~Paul Ryan)
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To: EnquiringMind

So they could toss out the Rep ballots.


42 posted on 11/07/2012 8:17:02 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: MikeyB806

I wish we had up votes and down votes here, I would give you a lot of up votes. That’s it exactly, we must have a strong military if we are to maintain peace.


43 posted on 11/07/2012 8:41:33 AM PST by Cygnus Rising
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To: laweeks

Time for the Tea Party to step up it’s game. Republicans are toast. Hard times ahead.


44 posted on 11/07/2012 8:49:22 AM PST by Eagles6 (DNC 2012 Convention: Celebrating infanticide and sodomy. Denying God.What could possibly go wrong?)
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To: george76
If they think they will be able to cut military spending, then they have not been paying attention to the world.

Japan verses China.
North Korea verses South Korea.
Iran verses Israel.
The US Sunni Coalition verses Syria.
Egyptian Radical Islamic Takeover.
Libyan Radical Islamic Takeover.
Al Qeada verses the US.
Russia verses Georgia.
Iranian Nuclear Weapons.
Syrian Chemical Weapons.
Loose Libyan Weapons.
Argentina verses England.
Argentina verses Spain.
Argentina verses Democracy.
Assassination attempt on Assad.
Turkey verses Syria.
Israel verses Syria.
Attack on US Mission in Libya.
Euro Unrest.
Euro Civil Wars.
US verses Democracy.

Some of these have already gotten hot. Some could get hot. And all could get hot in the next 4 years. And the even better news is our military is being run by a Criminally Insane Regime that may not support US military in harms way.

45 posted on 11/07/2012 8:54:33 AM PST by justa-hairyape
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To: GOPJ
Dems get California - we take Florida ..

Just the Florida Panhandle. The peninsula of Florida has a lot of dems. We should let it be its own country. Call it New Cuba. Give it a few years, and the Castro brothers will attack it. Assuming any of them are still alive. Then we can help New Cuba take out Old Cuba.

46 posted on 11/07/2012 9:01:16 AM PST by justa-hairyape
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To: patriot08

The US House can still vote to impeach Obama just like Clinton was Impeached. The US Senate votes to determine if the impeached President should be removed from office. He can literally be impeached fairly quickly just due to Benghazi, but unfortunately the RINO’s will run cover for him along with the MSM. But we can deal with them. Both are a dieing bred and we owe them nothing now.


47 posted on 11/07/2012 9:05:54 AM PST by justa-hairyape
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To: bluerose
Mitt has his place in this farce. Mitt Romney is cut from the same cloth as Bush and the spineless rhinos...or have you never heard of Romneycare. Oh and buy the way I’m well aware Newt wasn't elected...neither was Mitt and the ball was teed up.
48 posted on 11/07/2012 9:06:38 AM PST by ontap
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To: justa-hairyape

Obviously he wont be removed by the Senate, but we can drag both Obama and Hillary out into the open where the light of truth can at least show the American people just who these people are. That could help in the mid-terms.


49 posted on 11/07/2012 9:08:23 AM PST by justa-hairyape
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To: ontap

Regardless, Mitt was not supported by our party and would have made a great President. He got less votes than McCain though so now we will suffer. Disgusting.

Like Rush just said, you can’t win against Santa Claus.


50 posted on 11/07/2012 9:20:33 AM PST by bluerose ("Equal opportunity, not equal outcome" ~Paul Ryan)
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