Skip to comments.This Is The Last Time
Posted on 11/06/2012 11:39:37 PM PST by veritas2002
This is the last time I will be voting in a national election. I am in my 60's and have concluded that, if this is the kind of governing Americans want, they should have it...and all its consequences.
Sour grapes you say? Perhaps. But after four years of the most abysmally failed government with consistently high unemployment, 16 trillion dollars in national debt, downgrading of our bonds and monetary system with printing of dollars by the Fed, attacks against freedom of religion, a loss of American leadership in the world, class warfare, homosexuality embedded in our fabric, our nuclear family deconstructed by government policies, gun running to Mexico and lies about it before Congressional hearings, refusal to protect Americans serving in our embassies across the globe, an energy policy that has tripled the price of gasoline at the pump, a Justice Dept that treats people not according to an equal application of the law but according to politics, a politicized press that is derelict in adequately informing the people about its government, attacks against free markets and capitalism, and on and on and on...
If given all this, the American electorate is either too blind to see or thinks that this exemplifies good government, then have at it. Just count me out.
But, some day perhaps people will wake up. My guess is that it will be too late and things most cherished - civic values long held dear - will be gone forever.
In the meantime, this retiree will collect his pension and social security and together with savings watch those younger and smaller in number figure out how they will pay for all the 'government hand-outs' and supportive services the 'baby boomer' generation that is about to retire will require. All the time doing so without the tax revenue on the income they earned while working. They will have to figure out how they, a very much smaller cohort of taxpayers will make up the difference.
They will need to come up with some better ideas than one Barack Obama and his list of accomplishments from 2008 to present. Good luck but you won't be seeing me at the polls ever again. It's been a ride. Adios, Americanos.
Personally. I’d like to just hand the House over to the Dems to so they can get a nice fat 4 years of what they want. Let’s just get it over with.
Just finished a book about the Russian Revolution. I keep thinking how similar this is to the Bolshevik Revolution. The people were delerious with joy when they first took over.
You are doing exactly what Team Obama wants you to do.
He wants you to give up.
FOAD is their view of you.
Do you really want them to win like that?
“Personally. Id like to just hand the House over to the Dems to so they can get a nice fat 4 years of what they want. Lets just get it over with.”
yeah they are just going to blame the GOP congress for the next 2 years.
I decided tonight that I, too, will no longer partake in elections. It doesn’t seem to matter at all when they get stolen out from under us.
We can thank the media in part for their hand in bringing down this once great nation.
As for me - I’m through voting - period.
Bohner will be more than happy to pass anything they want
I am thinking about it.
I am thinking about chucking politics altogether.
When Obama says “Jump”, Boner will say, “How high?”
I think the socialist have a solution to reducing the number of baby boomers on the govt dole. Especially Tea Party Baby Boomers.
Can u say Obamacare Death Panels. If we go down the road u are predicting
I predict the group that will be denied the health care or operation needed
To live will be.... Who? Conservatives. Need that heart, sorry. Need that lung, sorry. Need that diabetic medicine, sorry.
We are truly living through historic change in our society. We crossed the point of no return tonight.
I know what you feel like. The wife and I decided months ago that if Oslimey won we would shut down our business. A business that provides a reasonable living for six families. A business that pays a crazy amount of taxes and we paid enough personal income taxes last year to live on for three years.
Knowing all we know now concerning upcoming increases in taxes we have decided to shut it down and go full retirement. The only question now is whether we stay in this country as well as keep our money here or in a foreign bank.
The fiscal cliff is coming and the crash when we hit bottom is going to be suicidal for this country. I know how to get the money out of the country, I just don’t know which country we want to move to.
That thought has crossed my mind as well.
and you know what else nuts to the “pundits” that said Romney would win
I feel so disgusted with out stupid electorate and the way they all chase after money and getting laid. I loathe the liars who call themselves journalists.
or just bend over
better dead than red
About this election, I said time and time again: It’s not Barack Obama who is the problem. The country will always have it Lenin, Stalins and the like.
What is the problem is the American electorate. If all these people can motivate themselves to get to the polls to vote for four more years of handouts at the price of their constitutional liberties, there’s not much I am going to do about that.
The only thing that can move Americans in the right direction are the consequences of their decisions and the misery visited upon them. When they have had their fill of it and are unwilling to bear any more pain, they will look for REAL change. But my guess is that it will be too late; they won’t know what good government will look like and will be unable to re-create it themselves.
Nice summary of the disastrous four years we just endured.
Does seem the open borders and breeding incentives create an inevitable downward spiral for our nation. Voting doesnt change that.
I’ll still vote but somehow tonite I’m thinking I won’t be encouraging any young men or women to re-up and fight for this country anymore. Let the ZeroZombies go instead.
Giving up is just what they want us to do. I won't give them that satisfaction and neither should you.
It’s a sorry state of affairs. But the nation needs your help to get the GOP on the right track or form a new party if we can’t. Don’t give up. And don’t get so emotional because our liberal lost tonight. The outcome tonight was going to be bad any way you looked at it.
Welcome to the biggest party in the United States, the more than 100,000,000 voters who...don’t vote.
Gosh, wonder what would happen if someone actually campaigned towards the biggest non-voting block in the world.
As for another election, I doubt there will be a need for one. Bozo has used executive order to bypass the senate & the constitution numerous times already, he will just declare himself dictator & no one will object, surely not the spineless republicans in office!!!!!
Boehmer's gotcha covered.
Seems the american people are Barak Obama’s “bitch”..
Must be some version of “Stockholm Syndrome”..
How can a President brag that he will INCREASE the price of gasoline ON PURPOSE and get away with it..
Personally, having a GOP House is the ONE GOOD THING out of this election. You have Obama now re-elected, but a GOP House can stop Democrats from going wild.
GRIDLOCK is our friend.
It’s rather academic at this point. We don’t even know if there will be elections in the future.
This guy has our utter destruction in his head, and can’t see anything else.
I hate to be the one to break this to you, but they’ve already won.
In four years, you’ll be looking back on today as the good old days.
Between Obama, his inJustice Department, and the EPA, this nation hasn’t got a prayer.
Oh we do have one chance. John Bonner is his name. I rest my case.
...and totally compliant media, friendly courts, executive orders and czars are Obama's friends.
Monday I was thinking about just this subject and how people back then
had no earthly idea what they were about to get into.
It seems that human nature over the span of time, and even with the newest technology,
can still continue to make the same old mistakes over and over again.
It’s not us real Americans . We vote for small government and freedom, Republicans etc. The foreign immigrants (mostly hispanic ) and blacks make together up now around 30% of the population. then you have the media which adds about 15% points. so you have at least 40% right there and all there needs to be is 20% white liberals to have a solid majority for socialism/democrats/tyranny. It’s us vs them and until we realize that it’s not our fault this is an invasion aided by traitors inside our country as in the liberals in the media. this is a war and we have to realize that first of all and unite us real Americans.
Not trying to pick on you. I’m not certain the House will be able to block this guy. He’s hooked on the opium of Executive Orders, and he can basically rule as a dictator if he wants. The people who elected him are convinced he has a mandate, and should be able to do anything he wants.
Who will stand in the way of that? John Boehner?
If he does effectively, I’ll be amazed.
I don’t, that is our money and our rights they have criminally voted to do away with. An act by a majority in select states which amounts to a deceleration of war upon the rights of man.
Leave the house of reps in the hands of republicans insist that no bills be past and nothing gets done. We need the time to gather our forces and move our people to the free lands in preparation for a separation from the cancerous criminal majority bits.
No national election is of any consequence any more because the “national” majority is corrupt, but our local majority and people still host a great many patriots.
Combine them with the patriots of the north and we have a real country of free men like that of our founders. So let us build that country of free men and women!
In 4 years we will be a 3rd world nation.
granted, we have the shallow idiots who will give the jerk their vote....but they were outnumbered until the fraud kicked in...
but if no one fights it, why vote?
What would Winnie do?
Well I'm 55 and I sure ain't giving up though I will be less obsessive till 2014
I have faced far more adversity than this jackass getting reelected
two open hearts, shot, robbed, left by my ex wife but paid thru the nose for 15 years, dealing with dying parents..hard, serious crap life in the balance stuff I ain't going into here most folks only see in movies...and I am not exaggerating
hell...this sux but it ain't shite
you need to cowboy up..quitting is for quitters
with a username like yourn
it's like working...I will never quit
I got kids to feed and protect and wife at home
one day folks could fight and die over this crap
the entitlements, the regional strife, the undertone of race and legitimacy and this bitter roil towards White Christians here
I ain't quitting...I just wish I was younger...if bloodshed comes I hate leaving my boys to it...but they will be informed...and armed
but you enjoy it
we'll let you know how it goes
I ain't living for retirement or all that crap I paid in same as you all my life
there ain't but one ride here my man...and i have always been the one to reach for it...ain't noting changing that
fact is... i am surrounded literally by folks just like me down here...we be galvanized
this is where it's going...self segregation
this is a new Reconstruction the left has in mind...we bucked that last one too mind ya
(sorry for language Don...off the reservation tonight)
I’m with you. I’m done with it all. If the republican party can’t convince the blacks that the democrats only want to keep them dependent on government, and they can’t attract the hispanic vote, then what use is it to keep supporting them? They are going no where! With the record that Obama had, we should have been able to win big time.
One needn’t worry about Obamacare and not getting healthcare services needed if you’ve been diligent and have saved your money (unlike most of the young who haven’t a dime to their name).
There are off-shore medical facilities - cash only in many cases - provided by American trained MDs ad others for cardiac, orthopaedic and all sorts of other medical services required by older people like us.
Also, I’d like to hear more about taking money off shore to protect it.
So you all give up, surrender to the foreign invasion and the democrat traitors inside our country? You all have to realize that most real Americans are conservative. Foreign immigrants and blacks make up about 30% of the population together so the media only has to brainwash 25% more of the population to get a solid majority for socialism/democrats/tyranny.
We have to realize this is war, a foreign invasion invited in by traitors(the democrats). Look at how hispanics ,immigrants and blacks voted for Obama (close to 90% rate). It’s us vs them . never surrender.
Good grief. The sun will come out tomorrow. It’s been much worse. You give the people a choice between a democrat and a crypto-democrat, and they’ll choose a democrat. Romney was the godfather of 0bamacare for Pete’s sake. Also it doesn’t help when you don’t fight back and make gaffes like ‘I like being able to fire people’ and ‘47 percent.’ All of that played right into 0bama’s hands.
“ONE GOOD THING out of this election”...
One other good thing that will come from this nightmare is the fact that Obama and his cronies will ride this anemic economy all the way into the ground and the OmamaPhone crowd may just come out of their collective stupor long enough to see that the EBT cards and mailboxes are empty
Buy lots of ammo while you can
The bigger a govt gets the easier it is to rig elections.... And this is one hell of a BIG govt.
Exactly my feelings! Not voting!
Democracy is a bad form of government, but the rest are worse.
Sure, it is easy to give up. That’s what Obama wants and why Obama kicked Winston Churchill’s bust out of the White House.
The last thing he wants are patriots who proclaims “We will never surrender” even in the darkest days of the republic.
We must be like Churchill. We must be willing to fight to the end. There will always be setbacks. But we must never never give up the good fight. Too many brave men have died, too many women have sacrificed their sons.
A communist may occupy the white house but he is not a deity (despite what he thinks). We control the House, some of the courts, and many statehouses. And most importantly a constitution that provides some protection if one can find a decent judge. Hybris has brought down many egotists since ancient Greece, and it will bring down another.
“It seems that human nature over the span of time, and even with the newest technology,
can still continue to make the same old mistakes over and over again.”
Indeed I could have foretold this outcome as much as 3 years ago. In reality it made little difference who won this election. For even if Mitt has prevailed he would still have come into office a leftist wanting to criminally take money from one group and give to anther rather than protect the rights of all men equally.
The truth is Our Federal Constitutional republic is dead. Technically the Federal Republic has been dead as long as the Federal Constitution has been effectily meaningless in its restrains upon the Federal government.
Practically the resulting democracy ceased to behave as a republic when the majority of the people their in started finding it acceptable to vote themselves money taken by the state from the pockets & liberty of a minority. Which of course from a review of history is the inevitable result of all democracies on their path to self-destruction.
Where we go from here is a simple question of whether or not you wish to stick around Sadam as it burns itself to the ground. It is clearly not within our power to stop this self-destructive process, just as it was not within the powers of the Romans nor just about any other people doomed by a democracy.
But we are not helpless There remains the potability that we could build a new Independent Constitution republic among those of us still lovers of liberty and Constitutionally limited Government. But obviously not with this lot of criminals in the present federation. Frankly and literally we would have to yourself off from theses criminals building a “wall” to keep them from stealing our property & our freedom.
Theses “walls” of course have names, country’s, nations, states. And that is indeed what we have to be talking about now if we wish to retain any part of our freedom at this point. We must find a way to build a new separate country of free men & women.
He can’t without money. If the house only passes minimal budgets, no continuing resolutions,etc, then maybe...But I don’t see that happening.