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Changing America

SC3 Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 12:36 PM
The country has changed - the values of hard work, achievement, self reliance, work ethic don't resonate with the population like it used to - if the choice is between hard work and government support most people will choose the path of least resistence - government support - we may have turned the corner as the majority of our population seems more willing to accept expanding government and a shrinking private sector - I don't think we can go back - next stop is a western European social welfare state.
rwright Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 2:37 AM
Filled with people who shun war, who receive good educations and free university classes. Also happier than any others on the planet. Not so bad. But the USA will not go that route for many years, if ever.Keep on struggling and maybe you can win.
tibby2 Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 1:41 PM
Too many Americans now want a hammock instead of a safety net.

"The color of the world is changing day by day." -- "Les Miserables," the musical

A look at the electoral map indicates the Republican Party won in square miles. Unfortunately for them, electoral votes, not landmass, won President Obama a second term. Analysis from the Center for Responsive Politics estimated that total spending on federal elections would peak at nearly $6 billion, an all-time record. This spending included ads that carpet bombed swing states; yet we are still an almost equally divided nation. But America is rapidly changing.

Historically, the losing party turns introspective and asks itself how to...