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inkling_revival Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 9:22 AM
Who's going to revolt? You? Conservatives do not revolt. Conservatives must begin to lobby their state houses to secede from the United States and form a separate, liberty-protecting republic. (Unrelated to this topic, please view my book, "He's Greater Than You Know: Essays for a Doubting Christian" on Thanks.)
The second-term curse goes like this: A president (e.g., Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, etc.) wins re-election, but then his presidency implodes over the next four years -- mired in scandals or disasters such as Watergate, Iran-Contra, Monica Lewinsky, the Iraqi insurgency and Hurricane Katrina.

Apparently, like tragic Greek heroes, administrations grow arrogant after their re-election wins. They believe that they are invincible and that heir public approval is permanent rather than fickle.

The result is that Nemesis zeroes in on their fatal conceit and with a boom corrects their hubris. Or is the...