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Brain-lock Inside The Beltway

eddie again Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 12:29 PM
sadly, when you add in the reality that a majority of americans believe that inconvenience justifies a mother paying to have her innocent child murdered, that a majority of americans believe that the freedom to engage in irresponsible sexual activity is more important than a child being raised by both a mother and a father, that a majority of americans ignor the fact that the government spends billions of dollars on education and still have 40% of their high school graduates either functionally illiterate (at worst) or desperately in need of remedial education (at best), you are facing a discussion of herculean proportions. that however is not a reason to ignore the elephant in the living room.
eddie again Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 12:31 PM
my advice to the knowledgeable and wise, prepare for an economic collapse of never before seen proportions, while praying for divine intervention to prevent the inestimatable amount of misery that is sure to accompany such a collapses.

i am afraid the american electorate has left us only prayer as a defense against the ignorance and selfishness that has caused them to invoke economic ruin on america.

It's at times like this I'm ashamed to admit I live inside the Beltway.

Well, that's probably not specific enough since I'm usually ashamed to admit I live inside the Beltway.

Still, the second you try to explain the stupidity of this "fiscal cliff" fiasco to a normal person, it makes William F. Buckley's famous declaration that he'd rather be governed by the first few hundred people listed in the Boston phone book than by the faculty of Harvard seem all the more reasonable.

While there are some responsible politicians and policymakers in Washington, if you look at the whole place...