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7 Reasons To Be Optimistic About America's Future

Cartwright Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 11:30 AM
The GOP's choice of candidate wasn't the problem. We sent the best one we had. What the GOP needs is a larger percentage of the electorate who wants less government and more freedom. It would also help if America would get over its crazy obsession with racism, which has reached such a point of ridiculousness that an utter failure who is half black prevails over an accomplished success who is all white.

Although studies show that we conservatives are usually happier and more optimistic than most about our personal lives, we also tend to be a bit more pessimistic than the average person about the country. We look at our unsustainable level of spending, the dramatically expanding, increasingly lawless welfare state, encouragement of tribalism and class hatred as a political tactic, hostility towards Christianity, schools that teach socialism and liberalism, the morally bankrupt entertainment industry and the reelection of a man who may have had the single worst performance as President of anyone in our nation's history and we quite naturally...