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America Nears El Tipping Pointo

Robert 206 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 9:17 AM
We're in a turning point of history in the U.S. I call the Black Swan effect. "The black swan theory or theory of black swan events is a metaphor that describes an event that is a surprise (to the observer), has a major effect, and after the fact is often inappropriately rationalized with the benefit of hindsight."--Wickipedia Guess who is "the Black Swan"? The convergence of the Hispanic immigration flood, sexual liberties through contraceptives and abortion, and the election of the first bi-racial president led to this unforseen major crisis in the history of our affluent once-free country. It's time to lay aside our i-Phones and i-Pads, and get up and march!
wtmoore1 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 9:28 AM
What a joke. Of course. How did we not heed Republicans when they said that the election of Obama (who according to them just happened to be the first black President and draw the majority of their hatred at the same time. What a coincidence...) would lead to the wholesale destruction of everything that is good and decent.

How oh how did we not listen to Republicans when they told us all we were lazy freeloaders who just want to play the victim and take from others who have worked hard? So surprising that message didn't resonate...
Robert 206 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 9:54 AM
The message resonated all right but the "takers" put together a winning coalition of Hispanics, blacks, and young single women who wanted their "free" contraceptives!

I apologize to America's young people, whose dashed dreams and dim employment prospects I had laughed at, believing these to be a direct result of their voting for Obama.

On closer examination, it turns out that young voters, aged 18-29, overwhelmingly supported Romney. But only the white ones.

According to Pew Research, 54 percent of white voters under 30 voted for Romney and only 41 percent for Obama. That's the same percentage Reagan got from the entire white population in 1980. Even the Lena Dunham demographic -- white women under 30 -- slightly favored Romney.

Reagan got...