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America, A Quaint Memory....
Original Content | Nov 9, 2012 | By Laz A. Mataz

Posted on 11/09/2012 12:39:44 AM PST by Lazamataz

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To: Lazamataz

“America, A Quaint Memory....”

And it happened so quickly.


101 posted on 11/09/2012 4:50:49 AM PST by kenmcg (t)
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To: Lazamataz

You make the point of them having 50 years of experience in the War on Drugs.

My point is that despite that fact, drugs are ubiquitous.

Making guns and ammo illegal will only take them off the store shelves and into the trunk of someone’s car or the back of a van.


102 posted on 11/09/2012 4:52:03 AM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Lazamataz
"Can you cite the de Tocqueville prediction? It would save me the lookup, and enrich this thread."

Mais certainment, avec plaisir ...

“A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves largesse from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates promising the most benefits from the public treasury with the result that a democracy always collapses over loose fiscal policy, always followed by a dictatorship. The average age of the world's greatest civilizations has been 200 years.” ― Alexis de Tocqueville

103 posted on 11/09/2012 4:53:05 AM PST by StAnDeliver (Own It.)
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To: Travis McGee

That is, indeed, the short term. I will be required to stay relatively close to a blue zone in a very red state, for work purposes. But, given the need to escape, I have a friend who will welcome me in the more rural regions.


104 posted on 11/09/2012 4:53:11 AM PST by Lazamataz
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To: Travis McGee

That is, indeed, the short term. I will be required to stay relatively close to a blue zone in a very red state, for work purposes. But, given the need to escape, I have a friend who will welcome me in the more rural regions.


105 posted on 11/09/2012 4:55:21 AM PST by Lazamataz
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To: Lazamataz

Yeah, you don’t want to be around when Hurricane Rwanda smashes into Superstorm Bosnia.


106 posted on 11/09/2012 5:13:20 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: StAnDeliver

I’m pretty sure that’s a bogus internet quote, but no matter, it’s probably close enough to his thoughts.


107 posted on 11/09/2012 5:14:37 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Lazamataz; Jim Robinson; All
Folks, let me give a little analysis here...

Yes, the O-bomination is fully upon us, but even in the wreck of a defeat, there are things we can salvage.

Jim, while I agree that the economy is in ruins, it is NOT destroyed yet. The wheels of commerce and capitalism grind on - albeit slowly. Yes, the apparatus is in place to destroy it, but the machine is not in gear yet. We can interrupt it before the double-clutch comes - IF we display resolve to reverse it, unlike our current leadership.

Next point is, the Left has displayed their one important, maybe fatal flaw: HASTE. Let me illustrate:

Look back to early 2007. Newly anointed Speaker Pelosi, barely days in power, corners GWB in the White House. It's easy to divine what was said to Bush: "You have 24 hours to fire Rumsfeld or the impeachment proceedings start." The very next day, Rumsfeld "tenders his resignation".

Fast-forward to 2009. The Leftists, giddy over the realization that they fully hold the reins of power, go into overdrive to implement the O-bomination. Why the urgency? Hindsight shows us that they lost their momentum the very next election cycle, with the rise of the Tea Party insurgency. Now it wasn't that they knew the Right would rise against them; it was that they couldn't wait to start the machine.

Gaze back again to 1991. The worst calamity to the Left (the fall of Soviet Russia), plus the 1994 drubbing, set them back a generation. But back then, they were still led by old Leftists who learned one thing from their ideological sisters in Russia and China: patience. They fell back on their core groups - the unions, the teachers, the media - to reshape the battlefield and play the long game.

But that's not who's in charge now. The new Leftists are the product of the instant-gratification generation. They want it NOW, without the patience of their elders.

And that leads us to Odinga and the Chicago Way. Because the Chicago Way produces immediate results; it's in-your-face activism, perfect for a generation of snot-nosed rebellious youths who are conditioned to have everything on demand.

You see now how the rapid rise of the Left was facilitated, and you can also see the effects of this mindset. Not even 48 hours after the election returns, Odinga announces revisiting the UN gun grab. At almost the same hour, Feinstein out in Cali announces a proposal to ban ALL semi-automatic weapons, rifle and handgun alike. These are yet more examples of their haste. They can't resist jumping the starter's pistol in their race to start the machine.

It's as predictable as handing a SigSauer to a Crip: you KNOW the thug can't wait to use his new toy.

Folks, we can use our enemy's haste to our advantage. They are flushed with overconfidence, and that will be their tripping point. We simply need to adopt the trait that the old-school Marxists failed to instill in their progeny.

We need to be patient. We need to rebuild, watch... and prepare.

108 posted on 11/09/2012 5:30:04 AM PST by Old Sarge (We are officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet...)
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To: Lazamataz

A Humble Prognostication

Economic catastrophe starting about 2015
We have only seen a whisper of this
Entrepreneurs cease to Build Businesses, Jobs disappear
Distribution Channels Collapse
Health Care drops to level of Frontier Medicine

Government responds by Killing Self Love
and replacing it with Fear

About 20,000,000 deaths in US alone
possible as much as 1/3 population
Widespread suffering, starvation, pestilence
Cities will be death traps

The only thing to prevent it was to
permit a lesser catastrophe
But the cards are dealt now

Be Kind One to Another
Tenderhearted, Forgiving One Another

Do Justly, Love Mercy, Walk Humbly

Live in Christ


109 posted on 11/09/2012 5:44:41 AM PST by HangnJudge
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To: Lazamataz

Two things:

1. I believe the polls were correct. I think there really was a huge turnout for Romney and it was blocked with fraud. We must get to the bottom of that first and foremost. The Allen West thing is a start.

2. The two biggest losers Tuesday were Joe Biden and Andrew Coumo. They will never be President. The democrat party will never again run a white male for president.


110 posted on 11/09/2012 5:59:18 AM PST by PeteyBoy (The fence--Build it and they won't come!)
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To: Democrat_media; Lazamataz; All; TheSarce
Scotland is voting to be independent of Britain. So why can't we have on our ballots for each state the right to vote for independence(secession)? Many of us in states voted for several amendments. Why can't we vote for independence?

I LIKE IT! If hundreds of thousands of freepers would contact their State Rep & Sentator and really talk about this, the middle America (fly-over) could get along REALLY WELL without east and west coast.

111 posted on 11/09/2012 6:05:30 AM PST by The Bat Lady (Volunteer at your county elections to count military & mail in ballots)
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To: Lazamataz

I think you’re wrong about they won’t start killing their perceived enemeis. (ie. “us”)


112 posted on 11/09/2012 6:07:42 AM PST by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: Lazamataz

Very well thought out but extremely bleak, Laz. Thank God I reside in Texas, where, though we have more than our fair share of illegals, we still have an economy that is perking along...and a governor that won’t let the feds horn in on it if he can possibly prevent it. We have jobs and NO state income tax unless the dims take over here next cycle, which they keep hinting out in our local paper.

I find that politics are very distasteful to me after seeing the shenanigans that went on during this past election. I think I’m all about puppies and kittens from now on. :)

I don’t want my head to completely explode.


113 posted on 11/09/2012 6:15:31 AM PST by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: Lazamataz; Old Sarge; LibLieSlayer
We, the elders, will suffer most from Bammy and Co. The young are being co-opted daily, with promises of Unicorns and free phones. The biggest threat to elders are the massive printing presses, making the dollar begin to swirl.

They started their goal with the "crazy money" SSI's and accelerated with their QE's. The US Treasury owes the US Treasury??? China isn't the biggest threat or problem, BUT, they could be part of a solution.

I have posted many pics from the Zimbabwe spiral, and that is where we are going.

Sell all you can sell, move to a fertile ground, and go Galt. Truckers could park their rigs, or just take care of local needs. Lower income and begin 'taking' in every way possible. Set up tax free's and let them expense the needs of the "community", while no longer "feeding the beast". You can't tax what you can't see!

Personally, I am planning to move to the Philippines after Christmas. I have begun divesting hard assets and will be happy to fish and play for the rest of my life. I have skills to offer, if needed, and can contribute in any community.

Laz, thanks for your thoughts. Once again, you have nailed our collective consciousness (and conscience!!!)!


114 posted on 11/09/2012 6:16:06 AM PST by WVKayaker ("Mitt Romney couldn't keep up with lies and spin of Barack Obama" - Sarah Palin 10/24)
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To: Brad's Gramma

I never gave them one damn cent this time. I sent a small contribution to a candidate that I supported till he got ousted by the one we ran with and that’s IT.

I think money (or the lack thereof) is the key to turning them. It’s what they understand. It’s ALL they understand.


115 posted on 11/09/2012 6:21:18 AM PST by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: Lazamataz; Brad's Gramma; Colonel_Flagg; TheOldLady; onyx; All

What's really important!

116 posted on 11/09/2012 6:35:21 AM PST by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: Lazamataz

I have read “The Book” and know how the story ends....the good guys win.

That is one ray of hope in this cold, dark world.

I agree with your plan, we need a 100 year plan, like the Chinese...a campaign plan with strategic objectives and shorter tactical goals and objectives.

Pray, Prepare, keep your head on a swivel.


117 posted on 11/09/2012 6:45:08 AM PST by wxgesr (I want to be the first person to surf on another planet.)
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To: PeteyBoy
1. I believe the polls were correct. I think there really was a huge turnout for Romney and it was blocked with fraud. We must get to the bottom of that first and foremost. The Allen West thing is a start.

You can wake up from this dream right now. Investigate voter fraud? My gawd, they won't even investigate what amounts to the deliberate abandonment of our people in Benghazi! Boehner (spit!) has already bent over and held out the vaseline jar ("This is your moment, Mr. President"). He's wagging his tail, lolling his tongue, just a happy little bitch waiting for his master's command. Investigate voter fraud? It is to laugh... and cry.

2. The two biggest losers Tuesday were Joe Biden and Andrew Coumo. They will never be President. The democrat party will never again run a white male for president.

You are right on that score.

118 posted on 11/09/2012 6:47:02 AM PST by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1)
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To: PeteyBoy
1. I believe the polls were correct. I think there really was a huge turnout for Romney and it was blocked with fraud. We must get to the bottom of that first and foremost. The Allen West thing is a start.

I also believe there was an unprecedented level of voter fraud, and I believe that this marks the end of fair elections in America.

Four points, which will become its own essay, two of which were observed first by Travis McGee (hat tip)

  1. I do not believe the fraud was the creation of Democrat votes, though there were some there. I believe the fraud was the ELIMINATION of Republican votes.

  2. What informs me of this are several items: A) You cannot tell me Republicans turned out in LOWER numbers than they did in 2008. No way. Not with the energy surrounding Romney and Ryan. B) Obama was likely unaware of the machinations, and had a dour "I'm going to lose" expression on his face for most of the last 2 months of the election season.

    In short, he did not build this win. Someone else made it happen.

  3. With the new fraud engine in place, we will NOT see a repeat of 2010. In fact, Obama's cronies will pick up quite a few seats in Congress and the Senate in 2014.

  4. Michelle Obama will run in 2016 and 2020 and win handily both times.

119 posted on 11/09/2012 6:49:40 AM PST by Lazamataz
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To: Lazamataz

I believe what you are saying is, don’t spend your life shoveling sand against the tide when you can be enjoying the sun on the beach. I dig it.


120 posted on 11/09/2012 6:50:26 AM PST by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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