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Have We Lost America? Hell No!

harleyone Wrote: Mar 28, 2013 5:36 PM
I tend, in my pessimistic moments, to agree. "America (primarily the under 40 generations) has become overwhelmingly complacent, passive, self absorbed and entitlement minded. They set their moral and ethical codes to the beat of Hollywood and the Hip-Hop culture, leaving them blind and ignorant of the World around them and the eroding of their liberties, general welfare and most importantly, their future." Schlicter says "...the U.K. has fallen so far that its people are willing to give up their tradition of liberty..." isn't this due primarily to the same generation with the same values? Why would we be any different? They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.

It’s the easiest thing in the world to be a pessimist, and the least American. We’re optimists, and as tough as things are, as many skirmishes as we’ve lost, we haven’t lost this country to the left quite yet. If you had to choose between being them or us, you’d be crazy to choose being them. We’re going to win, and America is going to rise again.

Pessimism is a cop-out, an excuse to do nothing and wait for the end instead of figuratively fixing bayonets and charging head-long into the enemy. That military metaphor is no accident, because decades in...