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20 Reasons America Is Becoming An Increasingly Nonfunctional Society

Kevin 354 Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 12:32 PM
I would say sir, that Progressivism, like any other label of American political economic domain has been hijacked, such as Liberalism, Capitalism, or even Democrat, or Republican, and even Conservatism. American politics is an exercise in disfuctional literacy, but for one purpose--to remove liberty as an entitlement, and to remove the Law created by the wisdom of ages from being above infringing politicians who will steal from the future to make themselves public masters and not public servants.

1) Starting in the sixties there was an explosion of children born out-of-wedlock and kids who don't grow up in two parent families fare more poorly percentage wise on just about any and every scale imaginable including substance abuse, teenage pregnancies, suicide rates, criminality and homelessness.

2) Many people are becoming so childlike in their dependence on the government that they can't save for their own retirement, escape from an oncoming hurricane, or even purchase their own birth control without the government handling it for them.

3) Our legal system encourages frivolous lawsuits, is punitively expensive...