Skip to comments.Is There Common Sense Left in America?
Posted on 11/08/2012 10:39:41 AM PST by Starman417
This is a long post, but in light of current political situation it benefits those that take the time to read it. No doubt many people are waking up today and wondering what has become of our nation. I'm there myself. I've often said that if President Obama were re-elected, I would have to do an extra two years in the military because I want someone else signing my retirement certificate. Today, I just can't see that happening either. I find myself increasing looking at either early retirement or going ahead with the medical retirement I've been hoping to avoid.
But, then the patriot side of my psyche takes over. When I faced my first re-enlistment over 12 years ago, I seriously contemplated getting out of the Army. I wasn't happy then with the state of leadership I witnessed in my peer and seniors. There were some standout people that I looked to as role models, but they tended to be the exception rather than the rule.
Over time, that has changed for the better and for worse as those things tend to do. There are still many great leaders in the military, but they are becoming fewer and farther between in my opinion. This is evidenced, I think, by the continuing problem with suicides in the military. We simply aren't taking care of our troops.
But, then I got to thinking about the challenges our nation faced in the early years of our fledgling republic. It was Christmas night in 1776 and next day would mark Washington's famous crossing of the Delaware River. On the banks of the Delware about nine miles from Trenton, Washing was encamped with his troops preparing for a surprise offensive. Washington held out hope that this offensive would save his position as general and invigorate his troops. His troops were exhausted and the cold weather was weighing on morale. There was no supply of winter clothing or refuge from the winter that had turned oppressively cold. The British were beating them battle after battle. Washington himself faced the prospect of being replaced by a Congress that wasn't at all impressed with him.
Washington pulled his officers together and ordered them to read "The American Crisis" by Thomas Paine. Paine wrote this motivational essay on the back of a drumhead while he was embedded with Washington's troops. He was a passionate writer and believed in the ideals that America was trying to create. In spite of the negativity and pessimism that overwhelmed him, he believed in a higher purpose. The following day, those Soldiers scored a small victory at the Battle of Trenton that emboldened the troops and injected doubt into the minds of the redcoats.
Today, we face a similar potential crisis. Americans are growingly pessimistic. Patriots are angered and confused over last night's presidential election results. There is a feeling of impending doom as we face a looming "fiscal cliff," hollowed out military, and overly intrusive federal government. We have an executive branch that succeeded in polarizing the nation to such degrees that there was talk of violence over the election results.
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Yes, the lowlife roach leeches of this country feel our cents are common, so they can take what they need. Simple as that.
The parasites live in most of Cities near the borders especially the coasts.
Additionally I could say they are bottled up, there for the taking, without defense because their arms have been confiscated.
When found, it is now referred to as:
No American leader has demonstrated the breadth and depth of ignorance of America until Obama came along. The man has zero understanding as to who we are, western history and how we got to where we are.
Better yet, is this little snippet
Sorry to say that this Czech News Paper article hit the nail on the head...Obama is a symptom of and not the cancer that is eating away at America !
QUOTE OF THE DECADE :
This quote was translated into English from an article appearing in the Czech Republic as published in the Prague Zeitung of 28 April 2011.
“The danger to America is not Barack Obama but a citizenry capable of entrusting an inexperienced man like him with the Presidency. It will be far easier to limit and undo the follies of an Obama presidency than to restore the necessary common sense and good judgment to a depraved electorate willing to have such a man for their president... The problem is much deeper and far more serious than Mr. Obama, who is a mere symptom of what ails America . Blaming the prince of the fools should not blind anyone to the vast confederacy of fools that made him their prince... The Republic can survive a Barack Obama. It is less likely to survive a multitude of Idiots such as those who made him president.”
Common sense? Amerika?
All that remains are consequences.
"Common sense" libs have decideed to loot the national economy before it crumbles.
It was good to read Thomas Paine again. Thanks!