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Four More Years of Decline

adeaustinio Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 8:05 AM
In our current culture, blaming someone else, individual or group, for our plot in life is easier. It puts the responsibility for change on that group--- wealthy white men! So, the downtrodden never have to take the risk of striving to achieve anything, thereby never having to feel personal failure. As long as we continue to financially reward irresponsible behavior with financial support from our tax dollars, this culture will continue to grow. I'm 60 years old and first generation European descent from a poor family. We worked for everything we have. When I was a boy and my father was out of work, we went door to door asking people if they wanted their walls washed in their houses or needed any household tasks done, painting, basement
adeaustinio Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 8:11 AM
etc.. We didn't even know how to ask for a handout, nor would my father have allowed it. This is personal responsibility. I went to college on scholarships and loans and paid every penny of it back. We now have generations of pampered, lazy, self-entitled Americans who demand to be rescued. They will be this way until they age and die because they have never learned to do what it takes to achieve success.
Great nations and proud empires have always collapsed from within before they were conquered from without.

President Obama's re-election mirrors the self-indulgent, greedy and envious nation we are rapidly becoming.

Pollsters Michael Barone and Dick Morris got it horribly wrong. Both predicted a 300 electoral-vote win for Romney. It was President Obama who reached that mark.

The central message coming out of the election seems to be that we are no longer the America of our Founders, or even the America that existed during World War II, which produced our "greatest generation."

Instead, the election validates the...