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The Complacency of America

just_another_handle Wrote: Sep 24, 2012 10:46 AM
What amazes me is that even the rich and the corporations can't be bothered to support a capitalistic republic any longer. It's not just the poor and the ignorant that are tethered to the govt. teat. We are all rentseekers of the govt. in some form or another. The corporations through subsidies, tax breaks and bailouts and rest of us through welfare checks and food stamps and other forms of govt. subsistence such as student loans etc...

Talking to a lot of my friends, they don’t get it. How can anyone possibly support Obama? Even if you are a Democrat, how can you? He was elected on the promise to cut the deficit, and to work with the other party. Remember, “Team of Rivals”? But it’s not enough to say Obama didn’t live up to any of his promises. That’s too transparent. Politicians are made to break promises.

Knowing American History, we have a lot of things in common with the British. A lot of our DNA is ensconced still in the first settlers that successfully established...

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