You are correct...no easy way back, no way back that you or your children or in all likelihood your children’s children will ever see in their now reduced lives.
We will at the least be condemning generations to the malaise of socialism with no effective ability to alter the circumstances of the gray life that follows.
The left, the lazy, the criminals and the unions are now on top, looting the wealth of the richest society that ever lived. It seems endless to them because they only think of themselves and now. That’s the way of looters. But the wealth to loot will run out, and it will run out rather quickly. And then we all fall into the dark age that comes.
That is what giving Obama another four years of what will be unfettered power means (even if Republicans take both houses, his power will be absolute, he’s shown that already...what army does Congress have to stop him?)