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2012: When Dreams Died

karpe diem Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 12:23 AM
the dreams did not die on their own. those who voted for obama killed them, and he just received four more years. not only the drams are dead, this country is dead.
karpe diem Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 12:15 PM
obviously there were not enough of us who did not vote for this commie, or he would have lost to a much better man who could have stopped the death of the dream and made it a reality.
rpm Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 9:43 AM
The problem is that elections are no longer about issues and ideas, at all. Not that they ever were, if we are candid, but the pretense is gone. They are all about tribalism and personality.

Late, great USA, RIP.
rpm Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 9:42 AM
The problem is that elections are no longer about issues and ideas, at all. Not that they ever were, if we are candid, but the pretense is gone. They are all about tribalism and personality.

Late, great USA, RIP.
Cleombrotus2011 Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 7:30 AM
You're forgetting massive voter fraud. Either way, though, the Republic is no more.
Marie150 Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 7:06 AM
Marie150 Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 7:05 AM
Marie150 Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 7:05 AM
There are still many of us that did not vote for commie OBAMA. Stoooopids can be awakened.
goshawk Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 2:45 AM
Karpe..I couldn't agree more. Hard to believe isn't it. That the Americans (the stupids) with the help of Voter Fraud allowed this Traitor, this wana-be Dictator back in. I guess as much damage as he did during his first term was not good enough.They gave him four more years to finish the job. If he isn't stopped we will probably never see another election.

The year 2012 saw the triumph of cold reality over pie-in-the-sky dreams.

Barack Obama in 2008 won an election on an upbeat message of change in the hope that the first black president would mark a redemptive moment in American history. Four years later, the fantasies are gone. In continuing dismal economic times, Obama ran for re-election neither on his first-term achievements -- Obamacare, bailouts, financial stimuli and Keynesian mega-deficits -- nor on more utopian promises.

Instead, Obama's campaign systematically reduced his rival, Wall Street financier Mitt Romney, to a conniving, felonious financial pirate who did dastardly things, from letting the...