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Posted on 11/09/2012 12:39:44 AM PST by Lazamataz
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Dole LOST!!! McCain LOST!!! Romney LOST!!!
Reagan LANDSLIDE!!! Reagan LANDSLIDE!!!
The RINO GOP-e are liberal parachutes over the pits of Hell when we desperately need conservative helicopters.
I rejoice with you FRiend.
We are not without cautionary tales which would appear to apply to the current situation. The Biblical accounts of Baal and Dagon, and the demise which befell those who turned to these “alternative” religions, coupled with the works of Ayn Rand, and most particularly “Atlas Shrugged”, spell out the consequences of deliberately turning back from paying attention to hard-won traditions and what was formerly acknowledged as common good sense, for new and experimental social standards.
Among the more prevalent of postings, the words “layoff” and “rationing” are becoming quite prominent. The nation is at a point of contraction and retrenchment, that is going to make the near collapse of the economy in 1938, under the New Deal, seem like a mere overcast dawn. Because we have so much further to fall, the arrest at the end of that fall is going to provide a wake-up call for even the most intransigent and doctrinaire devotees of state-run command economies.
Of course, the wake-up for them might be just as they are being strung up on a lamp post, when it may be a little late to beg forgiveness, as witness Benito Mussolini or Nicolae Ceausescu. But something about the blood of tyrants watering the tree of liberty....
You see, we have not lost, we are only at the wrong point in the swing of the pendulum. The trick is to give it a restart going in the right direction.
It may be time to think outside the box. Rather that to try to keep the integrity of the current geographical boundaries of what is known in the atlases and world maps as the “United States of America”, trim back and slough off those parts that have chosen to describe themselves as “blue” America, and carve out a near-contiguous republic of what could be called “red” America. Largely, this would follow state lines, but in some instances, it would extend across the current state lines into whole counties within those states that would also embrace the “red” America concept. While the “red” part of the map is almost solid, the “blue” part of the map is badly fragmented, and in some instances, is not of sufficent size or resources to be self-supporting, but apparently up to now, this has not been a consideration, as they could successfully leech off their more productive neighbors. But if the lines of distribution are cut off, it would be surprising how fast an attitude adjustment would take place. Just see what is happening in Staten Island, where Mother Nature and the bureaucratic New York City government has effectively stymied any kind of meaningful recovery, the supposed presence of FEMA notwithstanding.
In fact, the whole northeast portion of the country is getting a fetch upside the head, as the combined forces of Superstorm Sandy and the current nor’easter sent a one-two punch to the region. Most of the current woes were made much, much worse by belated decisions, and for following a doctrinaire agenda, in which only union labor could be allowed to come in and perform clean-up duties, and only the “approved” charities were allowed to provide assistance.
But it sure made “the Won” look good just before the election, to these people.
In states with Voter-ID, the nation did OK.
Since Dims also complain about Republican voter fraud, we can expect the Dims to expand those Voter-ID laws to the other states. /s
I got mine from Gettysburg, Pa. When I first went looking for them just after Obama’s first election, they were hard o come by. Last year we went and they were everywhere. The lady in the shop told us that lots of people wanted one.
Here’s a site online that sells them. At least they’re made in America.
IMO we need Texas or it’s game over. The takeover state is Florida. One might think of Florida as the Italy of a thousand years ago.
IMO, Texas is Park Place and Florida is Boardwalk because there’s so much coastline and international tourism, even without the rat in Orlando.
On this game board there are properties in between we already own: N’orlans, Miss, Alabama.
Those five states are geographically capable of housing and employing every one of roundly 100 million conservatives in the US, and we could let in millions more (vetted) conservatives every year, of all income and skill levels, from every corner of the earth.
Property values would rise steadily, making it difficult for poor and middle income people to make it except the cure for that will be prosperity, charity, and property taxes inside of 1% of value.
If there’s no minimum wage the rich business owners who pay seven bucks an hour can be shamed. There’s many a dirtbag on “our side” paying as little as possible because they want their employees showing up early in kneepads begging for a 5 cent per hour raise. They will literally rape their employees if they can get away with it. Of course these people aren’t really on “our side.” They’re RINOs. I even knew a “Republican” like that who put a sign up in front of his megagun store for a Democrat who was “pro-Second Amendment.” Then when he was doublecrossed he felt like a victim and vowed to never put up another sign for that candidate ever again.
(He had plenty of employees to take it out on.)
Contiguous states to the north and next past them are almost all “Republican” states.
A state like Indiana, where I moved when I worked at Tony Rezko’s bank, represent the new frontier. It might become dangerous and scary to live there (a police state as it is) because it’s landlocked on three sides but if it holds, we keep it. If it goes, it goes. We don’t need it. I have a vested interest in Indiana holding and still I say that.
It would be nice to have a port on the Pacific. It’s probably not going to happen. We give up New Mexico, Arizona, and the entire West Coast.
This is off the top of my head—the board might play out quite differently except I’m about sure that all five Gulf Coast states are fully necessary.
Folks this goes Back to the Immigration Reform act of 1965 championed By The old Lion Of the Senate Ted Kennedy. Google Immigration Reform act of 1965,then read the Floor speeches By Kennedy who Chastised the Republicans who said this was going to Change the Demographics of the United States,Kennedy Claimed they were Racists and Fear Mongers.
Well since that Reform was Passed about 65% of LEGAL immigrants to this country have come from Third world Countries,Those with dictators and with no Knowledge of what it means to be Free. So do you still think this just started a Couple years ago? Think again this has Been coming incrementally for decades,it is entrenched ,the Tipping point has been reached,The puppet masters know thats why they Knew they could elect a Pure Marxist and they would have the votes to reelect him.
The sad part is that so many of our own Neighbors are so ignorant and Stupid
****Single mothers will not lessen any time soon, and these women tend to view government as a caretaker — and so they look to Democrats.****
Yes indeed: The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world!
If American men want to return to a Nation that respects and appreciates husbands and fathers as leaders - they need to stop impregnating every tramp who offers ‘free sex’. It is not free to taxpayers. These are not ‘unplanned’ pregnancies - they are planned payment centers...or aborted for ‘convenience’. Our children are paying the price of pornographic lifestyles and immorality. Men: WAKE UP!!
Thanks for the final words of hope, Laz, and please put me on your ping list.
As St. Thomas More said, “The times are never so bad that a good man cannot live in them.”
(of course, look what happened to him...)
Valley Forge National Park has them in their store.
Meeting with our local Tea Party tonight. Topic of discussion.. “What’s next?”
What’s “gak”? :o)
I agree, we cannot lose Texas. I also fear that when the democrats start getting too many slots—Texas will cease to be a right-to-work state.
Once the Unions are entrenched then we are too far gone.
This Bush kid must be stopped and we all need to get on a plan quick. We need to find somebody and start backing them NOW.
Jim, you called Romnutz spot on, and I wish to congratulate you on that prediction.
From nasty trail from RomneyCare to ObamaCare is an easily traced path, with RINO droppings covering it all the way to Romney. The Taxachussetts record of abandonment of the Second Amendment and self defense is long and depressing - from Concord/Lexington to state enforced hoplophobia.
BAH! HUMBUGGERY ! !
Speaking of which, it is noteworthy that the Obama Regime is largely composed of queers. From “CakeBoy” and his Man’s Country bath house buddy Rham Emanuel to “Czar Fisting” the Education Czar, Bammy’s Boyz N Gurlz have shown a predilection for perversion on a scale never before seen in American political office.
Paul Johnson was right when he said that if the American experiment in self government fails, that which comes after will be unspeakably worse. The Upspeakably Worse are in office and with their commie and Musloid funding sources full backing ARE ABOUT TO MAKE THEIR MOVE.
Black Urban Ferals, from Bammy to “Saint Martin of the Purple Drank” are so woefully ignorant that they do not understand the first rule of Race War 101 - “Be in the majority”. The same for the “Bronze People” in La Raza.
Unlike some of my distant relatives in another iteration of socialism, under a German government led by someone far different than Angela Merkel, I shall not allow myself to either be disarmed or silenced.
Free Republic is going to prove to be one of the beacons of light in this period of darkness, and shortly it will prove that ignorance is like virginity - once gone, always gone.
As people learn under the relentless instruction of what Kipling called The Gods of the Copy Book Headings, and Christians know as the Four Horsemen, the Constitution will again become familiar to what has degenerated into “Them Asses”. Them Asses will be forced by reality to relearn the lessons condensed into the Founding Documents and the Old/New Testaments and thus they will once again be “The Masses” which were once the American population.
They will learn that decentralized decision making is better than centralized decision making, and that private property is better for them that the collective.
FReepers, I suggest we all contribute to FR so that this invaluable resource grows. The Internet and FR will be today’s Gramsci. Why? Because knowledge and truth beat agenda and lies.
Why is that so? Because reality just is. And because using that reality we built America.
I am not a very educated person and don’t understand quite how all these PACs work but could Rove use all the millions he has collected to back a Bush in Texas elections?
We have GOT to stop that NOW if he can do that. Because he will.
Your post (#53) is a really good overview of what the terrible storm and its aftermath has most likely accomplished and is “right on”. . and also gives some likely glimpse of future events.
We need to stop the magical thinking and prepare for what will come.
Well thought out Laz..
So that is where you have been for the last 3 days writing a well thought out editorial.
Thanks so much for posting it.
I have trying to weigh the pro’s and con’s of the “reset” button and you helped me out with some of that.
Long Live our Republic...
Not sure where you can purchase one but I struck the colors on the day the Supremes said Obamacare was legal and will not repost until our Republic stands Free from Marxism again... I posted the Gadsen flag in its stead. I only took it down one day and that was for Oct. 2 Come and Take it Day when I posted that flag.
I say “Don’t Tread On Me”... My neighbors seem to agree.
Actually, no. I knocked that one out in 90 minutes in the deepest of night last night. Note the post time.
I have trying to weigh the pros and cons of the reset button and you helped me out with some of that.
I'm glad. I suspect those who would call for pure armed revolution would find the same lack of success should they endeavor thus.
Long Live our Republic...
The Republic is dead, sir. We live in something quite apart from that. Our vote no longer matters. It may not even be tabulated any more. Long Live our Republic...
Yup. The "crowning glory" of TK is the demise of the United States of America, and the birth of the United Socialist States of America.
Some will be mine.
Nullification and yes... it could happen.
I do not suspect he will do that. What he WILL do, more likely, is to use the UN treaty (which will be miraculously passed by the Senate, in the Obamacare model) to make manufacture of new weapons and -- more importantly -- ammunition, prohibitively expensive and incredibly burdensome to obtain.
He will use red-tape to starve the industry, in the same manner other dictators have used food to starve a segment of their people that they do not want.
I suspect so as well, however, do not expect a return to the Old America when the nation is recast.
We know LLS. We know.
Do niot expect America to remain a union.
Do not expect America to remain a union.
That's a given.
This is what I think needs to happen, I don’t see any other option. Secede.
Speaking of it objectively, Laz, a junta could come from a non-response to a provocation, or even unrest from a black swan event. History is rife with these eras, and no less than de Tocqueville predicted as much for America.
Can you cite the de Tocqueville prediction? It would save me the lookup, and enrich this thread.
A thoroughly ILLEGAL cottage industry, replete with SWAT raids, informants, long prison sentences, and the rest. They've had 50 years of practice with the War on Drugs.
Any gun show that still survives will have them. The gun show I recently went to had them in plenty.
Should you attend a gun show (and I strongly suggest you do), bring lots of cash. You’ll be glad you did.
And like I said - There will be blood.
All I Wanted to Do Was Keep My Peace of Mind ... Well that’s gone! ... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HoKhUuZ0odY
thanks for writing what I have been thinking over the last few days as well...it is as if you read my mind...well done..
Some. But there is also blood in the drug trade.
Imagine a market meltdown, leading to "banking irregularities" as our economy goes over the fiscal cliff ahead. Imagine how General Obama will handle them.
Maybe we old whites should all "go Galt" to the max possible, and not pull the wagon any more. "Your turn. Good luck."
And move away from the predictably dangerous urban conflict zones, into deep red counties in deep red states. That CW2 Cube thing.
Actually, thank you for thinking all that. I sent a Cognizance Leech to you, and harvested it, then arranged the thoughts to form this essay.
Without you, this never could have been written.