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2012: When Dreams Died

Rick 2811 Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 7:17 AM
All the evidence points to America's downgrade in almost every respect from money, to racism, to military downgrade, you name it, it's falling. The downfall got fully loaded in 2009, continues now in 2012 and will surely be worse by 2016 because more to the same in coming !! Watch us not grow !!

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...