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America Is Two Countries, Not on Speaking Terms

christiancon Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 8:16 PM
I live in the Peoples Republic of California the equivilant of communism in action. We have a 16 billion dollar budget deficit and businesses have been leaving in droves. We just passed a tax hike on people making 250K a year in the form of a 13% income tax. We will take our super high sales tax and tack that higher. Businesses are getting ready to leave again in droves. More and more of the population is on the dole. LA is like driving through Tijuana Mexico. SF is like driving through sodom and gomorrah. Homeless people fill up many streets. Illegals are a fact of life. Spanish billboards compete with english. We have a legislature that is a super majority on the dem side. Our districts have been drawn up to make the dems a basically tota
christiancon Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 8:19 PM
..litarian party. Criminals ae being let out of prison (violent ones) at an alarming rate. People are segragated into groups that dont speak the same language, have not the same culture and are basically unsure and slightly antagonostic to one another. LA and SF are sanctuary cities. We are the case study for the next 4 years. SO REMEMBER this post because America its coming to you in future installments.
rpm Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 11:36 PM
I also live in CA. There is even a more disturbing thing about this state: All of what you describe has happened with essentially monolithic Dem control. The GOP is vestigial. Yet, all the mismanagement, corruption, just plain lunacy does NOT cause any movement to the GOP. If anything, it makes the Dems stronger. The state WILL go BK, chaos in the streets and whatever nut case the Dems nominate for gov will win by 20 pts.

Look for same thing nationally. USA, RIP. You had a good run.

You know who won the election (or whether we face another Florida 2000), and as I write I don't.

But whether Barack Obama is re-elected to a second term or Mitt Romney is elected the 45th president, the contours of their support during this fiercely fought campaign show that we live in Two Americas.

The culturally cohesive America of the 1950s that some of us remember, usually glossing over racial segregation and the civil rights movement, is no longer with us and hasn't been for some time.

That was an America of universal media, in which everyone watched one of three...