Skip to comments.USA and even "rich" Norway display a ridiculous standard of living.
Posted on 03/18/2011 8:19:55 PM PDT by WesternCulture
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I neither need nor desire a summer house. And you wouldn’t believe how much crap I take about owning a Cadillac Escalade.
I have to have a big vehicle to haul my duck-hunting dog to field meets.
I think the guy on the left in the picture is WC.
He's thinking about his many TVs and his Volvo, his new smock, and ...
The two females are thinking about going to Texas and finding themselves some real men -- Cowboys, or at least men who don't dress like these guys do.
The guy on the right is thinking about how he is going to have to tell the guy on the left, for the hundredth time, that he really doesn't want a ride home in that Volvo stationwagon.
All right. Get off your Pew. LOL
I had forgot the Rocky Mountains in my list of what’s great about America.
Actually, my hands got tired or writing all that is great about America.
I’ll kill you before I will give u my 1965 Chevy pick up!!!
It’s only got 1,386,000 miles on it so it has a long way to go!
I wouldn’t trade it for a new one if it was free!!!!!!!
I would’t have a stinking Volvo under any circumstances, they are 4 wheel shit!
I see Thurston Howell III discovered the internet.
Luvey, the hoi polloi are revolting!
I'd really feel quite sorry for you if I decided I was dumb enough to start property holdings and personal property and furniture. Vehicles? Sheesh ... we don't even want to go there cause you can't touch it, Bud.
But what I have that is priceless is a beautiful family and a host of good friends that can keep me from posting sadsack vanities while you fry your brain cells and render your liver useless. (unless my injured knee keeps me up half the night, like tonight) Hooray I still haven't posted a high falooting, drunken rant, like yours.
You can keep your eurotrash.
And yes I own a nice house. Two of them.
We are Freaking America with the greatest flag on the planet and the most honorable and charitable people anywhere.
The Swedes, the Nord? Puhleeze! I can’t stand Rap music but we gave the world the gift.
I can’t even recall a famous person from Sweden or Norway. There are famous people from there, they are, however inconsequential.
Do the have the equivalent of Air Force 1? Air Force 2?
Who have they saved lately? In the last 100 years? No one, that’s who.
That job is Americas alone because we do it better than anyone. Except maybe the Israeli’s but we out number them and always appreciate their help.
I forget but what were the great steel and transpiration industries of Norway?
What is the name of their air force anyway? Icarus that’s their name.
And the general of their mighty Icarus air force? General Dodo Bird of the Chicken Hawk Squadron.
Funny, I don’t recall them sending their air force to bomb Libya.
Makes you wonder just how stupid the Vikings were, with women like that at home, to run off to England and rape ugly English broads.
By coincidence our Mexican illegal neighbors also have a 50” plasma TV.
Yeah, it’s 6:23 AM in Sweden right now. Europe doesn’t go to daylight saving time until March 27.
Volvo makes awful cars and Sweden sucks at hockey...
See Stormer’s comment
Then read my response
My grandfather and grandmother (mom’s side of family) both came from Sweden. He (grandpa) was an overseer on a Swedish baronial estate and ma was one of the peasant girls on the estate. They fell in love and decided to come to America because the Swedish caste system disaproved of such unions and would not have allowed them to marry. Grandpa came to the USA first and then brought grandma over about a year later.
Neither spoke a word of English, but they learned very fast and became citizens and Americans. They never forgot their Swedish origins, but they considered themselves Americans. They raised one son and three daughters. Of course, these were the old days before multiculturalism and being a hyphenated-something was all the rage.
My mother had a desire to go back to the old country in the late 1980s. She and my father went over. Remaining relatives showed them the old estate my grandfather ran, his hometown, were grandma was born and, of course, Stockholm. Two weeks was enough them and I joined them for a 10-day holiday in the UK.
Dad and mom have passed away now and I have never had a desire to visit Sweden. I figure that it and several other European countries will join the new Euro-Muslim caliphate before I die. (Fortunately, the backward Americans are 25 years behind the progressive Swedish dhimmis.)
Don’t pat yourself on the back too hard for your superior standard of living. The Muslim masters of your new caliphate will bring Sweden back to a 7th or 8th century Islamic backwater soon enough.
“All right. Get off your Pew. LOL”
Heck, I’m Pentecostal. We hardly ever sit down.
Why....you are Patton on steriods! L.M.A.O. @ that rant!
“Sorry I’m not driving this anywhere except in the good ol’ USA”
I think you get arrested if you drive a cool truck in Sweden.
Saw that and it’s right on.
I know. I live in Oklahoma and jumped few pews while singing gospels.
I had to leave. Them people must have have great legs and perfect blood pressure.
Up, down, up, down. Up, raise your hands up to God . . . higher. Be seated..
I feel the spirit! Everyone up!
I’ll you they have the best fried chicken and greens after church though.
I had to go back to being a boring Baptist and go home for lunch.
Sundays are suppose to be a day of rest.
I mean this post lovingly and really enjoyed going to Pentecostal churches.
“WC, from my interactions with him is a good guy. He has a rather ‘unique’ sense of humor. He has also demonstrated a great affection and respect for the USA. I think this thread is just a bit of good natured leg-pulling...;”
He is a good guy. And he doesn’t mind if you get back in his face when he waves the blue and gold. I think also he’s maybe had a little too much, uhmmm, smoked salmon last night :)
The world is a better place because there is an America.
No country can, ever has or ever will be a beacon of hope and something to aspire to.
“Generally used colloquially as a sociological term to negatively describe an attitude towards individuality and success claimed to be common in Scandinavia, the term refers to a snide, jealous and narrow mentality which refuses to acknowledge individual effort and places all emphasis on the collective, while punishing those who stand out as achievers. The term may be used by those individuals who feel they are not allowed to take credit for their achievements, or to point out their belief that another person is being overly critical.”
Had a Swedish mother. One of the worst of all sins when I was growing up was “putting on airs.” So after I left home, I spent a couple of decades putting on airs before I finally figured out she was right.
But we have to get rid of the madman in the WH because he’s turning us into a 3rd world country.
Naw. We ain’t going to be 3rd anything.
We made it through a revolution and two fights with the British(Thanks for wearing red)
We overcame a Civil War, two world wars, The New Deal, Korea, Vietnam, the depression, Carter, Disco and probably a few other things.
While there will always be tension between the right and left there is nothing that can overcome a desire to be free and number one.
Americas entire culture is historically steeped in freedom and being number one.
Hell it is our genetic design and we can’t be anything else but number one and free.
Ain’t no one more competitive than an American.
Just one word.
Now tell me again about your wonderful little paradise of Sweden.
For everyone else, just do a Free Republic search on the city of Malmo to see about it. Sweden’s going to be an Islamostate in the next few decades if they don’t get their collective heads out of their collective @sses.
Several, and none are in a frozen wasteland.
Vast majority of Swedes left home and moved to the US because they couldn’t stand living like dogs.
Thanks, I will keep my Opel GT. Your Volvo is more Fred Flintstone like, more expensive, less maneuverable and vastly uglier. Plus people think my car is cool and sexy. People expect a rugged, individual who isnt afraid of getting dirty and shedding some blood, sweat and tears to get what he wants. Sort of like an American.
When people see you get out of your Volvo, people expect to see a smug, boring jackass. Sort of like a Swede.
They sold Hitler high grade steel. Well that influenced history! Outside of that I can’t think of much....
Get over yourself.
Wow. NICE rant. :)
“Geez, another person telling me how I should spend my money and live my life. I only take this sh!t from my kids.”
I love it! Thanks for the late night laugh!
Of course, nobody likes a braggart either. As this thread has shown! (And with my Norwegian heritage - a Swedish braggart as well!)
The “Rocky Mountains” part reminded me of the scene in “Jeremiah Johnson” where the crazy mountain man rides off into the distance ranting:
“The Rocky Mountains is the marrow of the world....”
3;20: “I ain’t never been there, but something tells me the Andes is foothills, and the Alps is for children....”
The 2nd and 3rd girls from the right look like they’re checking out the blond on the end. Can’t say as I blame them.
Me too, except 3 of mine are over 50”. I own some nice trucks but I wouldn’t drive sissy cars like Volvos, Audis or BMWs. I do own lots of firearms, or I did before the boating accident. I am also allowed to use them actually protect my family, property and myself. I spent a lot of time in Europe and married a European woman. She was a typical Euroweenie socialist when I first met her. Now she is conservative and wants to stay in Texas. I agree with her. We used to own a home in Germany. My yard now is bigger than the block I lived on In Germany. There is nothing in Europe I want bad enough to live there for. BTW, how crime free is life for Christian girls in Malmo lately? Maybe letting people up there pack heat would cut down on the whole rape thing?
Why are you even noticing? Leftists are ruled by envy.
Because the shrinking class of producers in the USA is forced by law to give up one third to one half of their income to the bloated, inefficient governments (local, state and federal) so they can buy votes from the non-producers, they barely have enough for the basics for their families. When we get tired of being pushed around and get a little courage, we will be using the Egyptian method of government reform. Until that tipping point, we suffer in relative silence.
Svensk Flickas. Ja!
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