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The Decline and Fall of America

nodeamass Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 9:18 AM
Why did anyone think that starting TWO wars on terror, giving hundreds of billions in taxcuts to billionaires, and wasting energy like there is no tomorrow , create anything else?
tibby2 Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 9:42 AM
how many American billionaires are there?
Lance852 Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 9:36 AM
I know you know deep down inside that these aren't the reasons for the decline Folkertsma refers to, but you're apparently blinded by ideology. What has 70+ years of Welfare, originally designed for a very narrow part of our population, brought us now? What have been the economic and sociological effects of almost 50 years of LBJ's Great Society on our nation? What do you think the unbridled spending OT this Administration, in its attempts to quadruple-down on the previous one be for our nation? I trust the chains of further subjugation will lie more easily around your neck than mine.
Greg1084 Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 9:23 AM
Are you complaining? or cheering?

A few days after the election of 2012 the very talented Michael Ramirez published a political cartoon that perhaps conveyed a more profound meaning than he anticipated. He depicted a pair of hands extending from star-studded sleeves (presumably from a mendicant Uncle Sam), which were held in supplication, as though waiting for a handout or petitioning voters to relinquish more of their earnings to the federal government. There’s another way of interpreting this image, however; the hands appeared not only pathetic and a bit contemptible, but also aged and withered, as though belonging to an old man. In which case,...