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What Happened to Our Country? ^ | January 21, 2013 | Bruce Bialosky

Posted on 01/21/2013 8:08:40 AM PST by Kaslin

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To: brownsfan
You want a metaphor for America then versus now? Look at NASA in 1965 versus NASA today.

41 posted on 01/21/2013 8:58:49 AM PST by andy58-in-nh (Cogito, ergo armatum sum.)
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To: MrB

I no longer have a country, but I can work on having a tribe. That’ll have to do.

42 posted on 01/21/2013 8:59:29 AM PST by fattigermaster
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To: CottShop

Said the man with hte eay privileged life
True, but he did have the courage to serve his country with distinction during WWII.

43 posted on 01/21/2013 9:00:38 AM PST by Starboard
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To: Kaslin
What happened to our country?

1) worsening demographics
2) libtardism

44 posted on 01/21/2013 9:01:04 AM PST by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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To: kabar

You left out the effects of rabid feminism which diminished marriage, men and the commitment to raising children causing the breakdown of family values and the family destroying the basic cell of society. This particular form of narcissism is the most lethal.

45 posted on 01/21/2013 9:02:46 AM PST by Dudoight
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

“Proverbs 14:34 Righteousness exalts a nation, But sin is a disgrace to any people.”

“A nation”. This is a rerence to Culture since all the people of all the nations are sinners and always have been. When our nation abandoned Him, culturally, God abandoned America.

46 posted on 01/21/2013 9:05:52 AM PST by TalBlack (Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: Pilgrim's Progress

40th anniversary coincides with his almost free reign. Ahh, the irony.

47 posted on 01/21/2013 9:10:15 AM PST by huldah1776
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To: Kaslin
"living in a Donna Reed world was great for a few, but that there were many suffering souls"

The DIFFERENCE was that the "suffering souls" pulled themselves up by their bootstraps, with the INCENTIVE of bettering their lives by WORKING.

Today, with the Socialist/Union-protected Teachers, they are taught they are "victims", and THE GOVERNMENT will take care of them by redistributing wealth from "those Rich White Guys".....

4 generations of parasitic living, and Obamamoney, and their is NO INCENTIVE to be self-sufficient, responsible, or self-determinate!

You have a RIGHT to be taken care of, by those you don't even know, and you don't care!

48 posted on 01/21/2013 9:10:59 AM PST by traditional1 (Amerika.....Providing public housing for the Mulatto Messiah)
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To: Eva

I am a relatively new psych student and marijuana use is NOT and has NOT ever been recommended by any of my progressive liberal textbooks. They are scared to death of the psychotic, LSD-like damage it does. I was shocked but most psychiatrists are against the legal use of marijuana.

49 posted on 01/21/2013 9:15:23 AM PST by huldah1776
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To: RoosterRedux
"Perhaps this is merely what the appeasement and accommodation of evil, licentiousness, tolerance of perversion gets a body of people."

And that's exactly what got Israel King Nebuchadnezzar.

50 posted on 01/21/2013 9:15:23 AM PST by circlecity
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To: Kaslin
The day Sandy Hook happened, someone demanded to know of me "how can we stop this?" My answer was that America did not become a country where madmen feel free to gun down schoolkids for any one reason, and it did not happen overnight. This era has been coming on, with visible warning signs, hints and precursors for fifty years. It is here at last, and it is not going to go away overnight just because some politician somewhere passes a law. It has nothing to do with guns or video games. The heart of the people is rotten. It is not easily amended, but until it is there will be Sandy Hooks.

Furthermore it is a most unwise time to allow yourself to be disarmed.

51 posted on 01/21/2013 9:24:00 AM PST by jboot (This isn't your father's America. Stay safe and keep your powder dry.)
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To: RoosterRedux

Free people are not equal and equal people are not free. ~Jerry Pournelle (paraphrased)

52 posted on 01/21/2013 9:26:29 AM PST by jboot (This isn't your father's America. Stay safe and keep your powder dry.)
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To: huldah1776

That’s what I mean. They KNOW that marijuana is not harmless and are already working on cures for the damage that it does. Much worse than the short term memory loss and adhd is the link to psychosis.

I never believed it when friends or relatives told me that the doctors blamed the psychosis of a relative on early drug use, mostly marijuana. I always thought that the person was in denial, that they were afraid to admit that their relative was just psychotic or was suffering from the impact of much stronger drugs, but this is what they meant when they labeled marijuana a gateway drug.

53 posted on 01/21/2013 9:31:31 AM PST by Eva
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To: JustSayNoToNannies

I live in WA State, where the Libertarians and the Democrats both claim that marijuana is harmless. Recently, Obama has made noises about not prosecuting federal laws against marijuana. The reason is that they claim that marijuana is harmless, much less harmful than alcohol.

Start a thread here, on FreeRepublic, asking if marijuana is harmful and see who answers. Legalizing marijuana and other drugs has always been one of the first things that George Soros incourages when he goes into a country. The other is legalized abortion. The left uses it as an organizing technique.

54 posted on 01/21/2013 9:38:08 AM PST by Eva
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To: Starboard

[[True, but he did have the courage to serve his country with distinction during WWII.]]

That is true- That defiantely sets him way above today’s liberal in office- I’m not sure what his record is, whether he sought and saw combat? At least thel iberals back then actually loved their country (well, at least until thel ikes of kerry betraying his country and fellwo soldiers- that was the beginnign of hte end of respect for freedom and ocuntry

55 posted on 01/21/2013 9:38:56 AM PST by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: MrB

It never was a racial's a cultural thing.

Many brilliant black men and women have shown what that race is capable of (from George Washington Carver to Thomas Sowell).

But when a huge population chooses to rebel against productive society, they end up with abject failure.

Too bad...but that's just reality.

56 posted on 01/21/2013 9:49:10 AM PST by RoosterRedux
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To: MrB
18 The wrath of God is indeed being revealed from heaven against every impiety and wickedness of those who suppress the truth by their wickedness.
19 For what can be known about God is evident to them, because God made it evident to them.
20 Ever since the creation of the world, his invisible attributes of eternal power and divinity have been able to be understood and perceived in what he has made. As a result, they have no excuse;
21 for although they knew God they did not accord him glory as God or give him thanks. Instead, they became vain in their reasoning, and their senseless minds were darkened.
22 While claiming to be wise, they became fools
23 and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for the likeness of an image of mortal man or of birds or of four-legged animals or of snakes.

24 Therefore, God handed them over to impurity through the lusts of their hearts* for the mutual degradation of their bodies.
25 They exchanged the truth of God for a lie and revered and worshiped the creature rather than the creator, who is blessed forever. Amen.
26 Therefore, God handed them over to degrading passions. Their females exchanged natural relations for unnatural,
27 and the males likewise gave up natural relations with females and burned with lust for one another. Males did shameful things with males and thus received in their own persons the due penalty for their perversity.
28 And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God handed them over to their undiscerning mind to do what is improper.
29 They are filled with every form of wickedness, evil, greed, and malice; full of envy, murder, rivalry, treachery, and spite. They are gossips
30 and scandalmongers and they hate God. They are insolent, haughty, boastful, ingenious in their wickedness, and rebellious toward their parents.
31 They are senseless, faithless, heartless, ruthless.
32 Although they know the just decree of God that all who practice such things deserve death, they not only do them but give approval to those who practice them.z

57 posted on 01/21/2013 10:00:05 AM PST by mc5cents
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To: MrB
I seriously doubt that a black person would be treated unfairly “in the world of Donna Reed”.

Au contraire, mon frere. I'm black, and lived through the 'Donna Reed' years in the US. Unfairness directed toward blacks was endemic in this country at that time.

That's not to say that there wasn't opportunity for bright, skilled, and determined blacks to achieve something approximating the American Dream, but my fathers had to work twice as hard to get half as far as men in the majority culture.

Luckily for me, that oppression was largely a relic of the past when I came of age.

58 posted on 01/21/2013 10:01:19 AM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Kaslin

Basically, what happened to the country is liberalism.

59 posted on 01/21/2013 10:04:00 AM PST by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: Dudoight

Hugh Hefner, the pill, the acceptance of abortion.

These all encouraged women to be promiscuous. I remember hearing someone say that civil society depends on women saying “no”. Women lost a lot of leverage with an anything goes attitude before marriage. However, even worse is abortion - another life pays for the woman’s lack of responsible behavior. Hefner must be thrilled that so many women have willingly turned themselves into the fulfillment of his perverse fantasies.

60 posted on 01/21/2013 10:04:26 AM PST by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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