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Future Generations

sparcboy Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 10:09 AM
Well, after this election I've decided to focus on taking care of my loved ones and myself and our future as best I can. I feel like it's every one for themselves. It seems hopeless Obama could get re-elected running such a shallow campaign. Scoring numerous points by intentional dividing the country. Not along political or economic lines, but on personal lines. And much worse yet, is that so many Americans fell for it. It just seems hopeless.
Recovered Lib Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 6:53 PM
sigh...

I hear ya, sparcboy. At this point, it does look very discouraging. Take care of yourself. That's what I'm doing these days...
Corbett_ Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 10:47 AM
Americans didn't fall for anything. The GOP ran Obama-lite against Obama. Can you blame Americans for buying the genuine article?

As long as the GOP keeps running socialists, they will keep losing elections.
layopinions Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 10:41 AM
Yeah, but how do you do that? If you're responsible and save your money, they will just find a way to take it from you later when you planned on using it to cover everyone else who didn't bother to save. As usual, the system will reward irresponsibility and punish people who try to do the right thing.

So if we're all going to end up broke either way, might as well live it up now, right? That's what the people who will eventually benefit from your savings are going to do.

We are so doomed.
Is there any reason for today's Americans to care about what happens to tomorrow's Americans? After all, what have tomorrow's Americans done for today's Americans? Moreover, since tomorrow's Americans don't vote, we can dump on them with impunity. That's a vision that describes the actual behavior of today's Americans. It would be seen as selfish, callous and ruthless only if it were actually articulated. Let's look at it.

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