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On the Road to Greece?

whatajem Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 3:47 PM
Think: millions of jobs created by drilling, refining, shipping, and selling our own oil and natural gas. Then think of all the service jobs created to support that endeavor. Then think of all the tax revenues that would be created. And thats just the tip of the iceberg for job creation.

One thing this election has made crystal clear is that we are becoming a society of dependence, rejecting the traditional American dream and drive for success in favor of collecting disability, welfare, and other government provided benefits. Democrats have been capitalizing on this shift while Republicans take on the impossible task of attempting to explain to the dependents that all of the hand outs are unsustainable and harmful. Unfortunately, like trying to take away candy from a spoiled child through reason, our efforts have been unsuccessful.

To see where the dependence culture leads, Republicans only have to point to...