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The Initial Aftershocks

FickleFinger Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 10:23 PM
This is the argument of middle school girls who don't fit in. Nobody cares about me ! Government is not your surrogate buddy. Government is not supposed to salve your feelings or your damaged psyche. What a bunch of nonsense. Our problem in America is there are few grown-ups over voting age. We have become a nation of juveniles who never grow up and accept our responsibility for our own fate. If things don't go well for us, it's somebody else's fault. What Americans need are the toughest and most miserable hard times imaginable where it's every man for himself and you toughen up and survive or perish. That day is coming because Americans are collectively the brokest people who ever lived with our $16 trillion deficit .
Jonah K. Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 11:06 PM
Soon to be over 19 trillion... a whopping 3 billion increase, just announced by Harry Reid.
Jonah K. Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 11:07 PM
Excuse me, a whopping 3 TRILLION dollar increase in the debt
Winkmeister (Formerly David) Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 10:27 PM
Just like what I said a couple of days ago:

Republicans are just Democrats that have grown up.
Nobody likes to lose. But defeats can prove advantageous if used as a learning tool. Newt Gingrich lost his first two congressional campaigns, but won his third. Twenty years after his first defeat, he changed the nation with the Contract With America.

Those who may be disheartened and dismayed over Tuesday's election results might want to consider this: Our nation is strong and resilient, and the results must be used as an opportunity to learn rather than an opportunity to lay blame.

President Obama won. A sitting president always has an advantage, but with a listing economy, high...