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2012 Election Doesn't Give Obama a Mandate

SageAdvice68 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 9:24 AM
I said I wasn't coming back to TH, I likely won't have time, since I must help my family prepare for what's coming next. But I did so want to leave you with the following prediction of exactly what took place last night....Penned circa 1840's: “A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves largesse from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates promising the most benefits from the public treasury with the result that a democracy always collapses over loose fiscal policy, always followed by a dictatorship. The average age of the world's greatest civilizations has been 200 years.” Alexis de Tocqueville
InAmericaSince1627 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 9:50 AM
Stay well Sage,
Tocqueville was right and what we saw last night was way too many Hogs at the trough.
upwithRomney Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 10:53 AM
LOL. And Tocqueville was right about so many things expecially in the new millenium.

President Barack Obama won re-election tonight without winning as many electoral votes as he did the last time around after facing a serious threat because of his first term agenda. Now beware of people in the mainstream media proclaiming that there's some kind of "mandate" for Barack Obama to run with.

As Ron Fournier points out at the National Journal, President Obama completely sold out the hopes, dreams and...