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Old 10-07-2011, 09:35 PM
 
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These are very polarizng times in America. I understand a weak economy hasn't helped the situation, but it seemed like even when the economy was good there were heated and passionate debates from both sides. We have our famous extreme radio personalities telling us the hate the president. We have exterme lefitst demanding their credit card debt be forgiven. The battle over abortion and gay rights always sparks heated debates. It's to the point where you can't even really talk about politics openly out of fear. Not to sound too crazy, but history has taught us that polarzing times can often turn into violent times. Simple question, are you worried?
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Old 10-07-2011, 09:40 PM
 
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I'm encouraged to see that more and more people are waking up to the damage our central government and the fed have been doing for decades.
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Old 10-07-2011, 09:43 PM
 
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I'm encouraged to see that more and more people are waking up to the damage our central government and the fed have been doing for decades.
So am I. And when the masses are scared and fighting amongst each other, the Elites reap the rewards.
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Old 10-08-2011, 12:20 AM
 
Location: Vancouver, B.C., Canada
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not really I think we live in historic times that will be taught 100 years from now in schools..I mean the early 21st century has been quite a rid even though the ride sucked...I am just glad to be old enough to remember the early-mid 80's-late 90's when times were pretty good...
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Old 10-08-2011, 12:28 AM
 
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The polarization is only present in the media. The average American coudn't give a rat's ass about politics. Nobody cares about politics.

I heard that only 5% of the US population actually watch cable news television.
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Old 10-08-2011, 12:28 AM
 
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Even if everything was going good, you'd still die someday anyway.
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Old 10-08-2011, 12:31 AM
 
Location: Capital Hill
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not really I think we live in historic times that will be taught 100 years from now in schools..I mean the early 21st century has been quite a rid even though the ride sucked...I am just glad to be old enough to remember the early-mid 80's-late 90's when times were pretty good...
Well, I'm old enough to live through the 60's -70's, Today doesn't compare to then. So, I can see where our present day leaders are coming form and it's not good for America. They were anti-American Socialists or Communists. To top it all off, Lyndin Johnson was nearly as much of a Socialist as o'Bummer, but that didn't make any difference.
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Old 10-08-2011, 12:40 AM
 
Location: Vancouver, B.C., Canada
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Well, I'm old enough to live through the 60's -70's, Today doesn't compare to then. So, I can see where our present day leaders are coming form and it's not good for America. They were anti-American Socialists or Communists. To top it all off, Lyndin Johnson was nearly as much of a Socialist as o'Bummer, but that didn't make any difference.
yeah but back then there were was a real Communist threat called the U.S.S.R/Soviet Union now those guys were Communist and they had thousands of WMD's pointed at us too...
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Old 10-08-2011, 08:19 AM
 
Location: Apple Valley Calif
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We have a corrupt POS in the WH, and I have never felt to afraid of what is happening in this country when ruled by a socialist. He must be defeated if this country can ever hope to recover...
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Old 10-08-2011, 08:27 AM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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I'm worried but I'm also prepared.
We haven't hit bottom yet folks. As long as the FedGov thinks everything is hunky dory and we have endless amounts of money to spend there is NO road to recovery.

Europe is crumbling as well and there's not much one can do but guess as to when the bottom will fall out and who will be the first one to fall.
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