Skip to comments.The United States of Decline: America unravels at an increasingly dizzying pace.
Posted on 02/17/2014 12:39:35 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
America is unraveling at a stunning speed and to a staggering degree. This decline is breathtaking, and the prognosis is dim.
For starters, Obama now rules by decree. Reportedly for the 27th time, he has changed the rules of Obamacare singlehandedly, with neither congressional approval nor even ceremonial resolutions to limit his actions. Obama needs no such frivolities.
Thats the good thing about being president, Obama joked on February 10. I can do whatever I want. In an especially bitter irony, Obama uttered these despicable words while guiding French president François Hollande through Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson a key architect of Americas foundation of limited government.
That very day, Obama decreed that the Obamacare mandate for employers with 50 to 99 workers would be postponed until 2016 (beyond an earlier extension to 2015), well past the November 2014 midterm elections. This eases the pressure on Democrats, whose campaigns would suffer if voters saw their company health plans canceled due to Obamacares unnecessary, expensive, mandatory benefits e.g. maternity coverage for men.
So, by fiat, Obama has postponed the employer mandate. When Senator Ted Cruz (R., Texas) effectively tried to do this through legislation last fall, Democrats virtually lassoed and branded him.
Also by decree last week, Obama decided unilaterally to soften political-asylum rules. Refugees and other immigrants who provide terrorists limited material support now can come to America. So what if someone merely clothed and fed Mohamed Atta or Khalid Sheikh Mohammed? After all, garments and meals dont blow up. Welcome to America, Mustafa!
Meanwhile, the Justice Department is working hard to revoke the asylum of and deport the Romeikes....
(Excerpt) Read more at nationalreview.com ...
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If I had my way
If I had my way in this wicked world
If I had my way
I would tear this old building down
— Rev Gary Davis
This looks like a potentially very good thread.
Let me introduce into this, American jobs.
America’s experiment with exporting American jobs has gone on too long, and needs to be reversed.
Bring back American jobs. Lots of American jobs.
Stop buying everything imported.
Just saying. America did not become strong, but buying things from China.
America grew strong by MAKING THINGS RIGHT HERE.
Bring back American jobs.
The jobs weren't exported. They were driven out by trial lawyers, unions, and zealous Federal regulators.
Until those things are fixed (with tort reform, right-to-work laws, and regulatory overhaul) the jobs will stay overseas.
Even if the U.S. didn't import a single manufactured product from a foreign nation, we'd be producing those things here in heavily automated facilities that don't have many employees at all.
No sorry you are wrong.
American jobs were exported to China. Quite a lot in fact.
China now sells America 400 billion dollars every year.
America sells China 100+ billion.
Bring back AMERICAN JOBS. Now.
“Americas experiment with exporting American jobs has gone on too long, and needs to be reversed.”
The problem is, companies prefer to outsource to socialist/communist countries where costs/regs/bribes are pretty stable, rather than deal with our emerging socialist/communist where costs/regs/bribes are still in flux.
When Senator Ted Cruz (R., Texas) effectively tried to do this through legislation last fall, Democrats virtually lassoed and branded him.”
Democrats and Republicans....
Don’t expect that to happen. On top of all the other reasons given here, business is backing amnesty to get even more cheap labor for the few remaining jobs which haven’t been automated. I really don’t know who they expect to buy their goods, unless it’s government and the luxury trade, because when this is finished, middle class Americans won’t be able to, if there’s a middle class left. Right now, the middle class is being forced to subsidise the leeches at the very top and the very bottom.
Costs in China are rising.
Furthermore, China owns (bottom line) ALL MANUFACTURING done in that country.
Even “American” companies have majority Chinese ownership.
Bring back US manufacturing.
“Decline” is too mild a word for America’s current descent. I’d use “all-out decay.” Obama’s rampant lawlessness, open-borders, and the cultural embrace of degeneracy like fag-marriage and dope...
America’s death-spiral has begun.
“The jobs weren’t exported. They were driven out by trial lawyers, unions, and zealous Federal regulators.”
If only it were that simple....
When about everything you guy is made elsewhere there are plenty of jobs to be brought back to the USA where they would pay taxes, buy products, get off unemployment and pay into SS.