Originally Posted by SARG
Why do we accept this ?
I guess I'm just stunned.
Sigh. . . .
I feel very tired.
This is not about why do we accept this. Except for a few stubborn, addle brained libs, many people are now getting the a glimpse of the full import of what is transpiring before our very eyes.
The economy is recovering, nope. Unemployment is dropping. Nope. Healthcare will be free. Bwa-hahahahahahahahahahahahaha. The housing market is picking up and prices are stabilizing. Nope. Just do the research yourself. It is easy and not hard to understand. Click on The Right Site, below. Plenty of links to follow. Not fringe or extremists but just people who aren't buying the propaganda and outright lies spinning out of Washington.
You can't be this many trillions in debt and not face consequences. You can't have unemployment (real Unemployment figures) figures above 20% and not have severe consequences. You can't have an eminent housing market collapse on top of the current slump and the foreboding of a Commercial properties collapse and not suffer consequences. I have yet to mention, the coming dollar dilemma with China bailing out on Treasuries and others following suit. Much more. This will not end well for you or I.
I'm not even sure Al ( I invented the internet that screwed me) Gore will be OK. Maybe we can make a difference in 2010. Maybe new blood will salvage what is left of our futures. Maybe not.
My votes are ready to be cast. How bad will it get before we finally decide to wrest control from those who do not have our best interest at heart and take it back. Your guess is as good as mine.
The problem; as I see it, is that most folks can not believe; in their wildest dreams, that their lives will be impacted so severely, so very negatively by all this. It will be a sad day for them when the choice must be made between Cable TV or dinner.
A conservative acquaintance of mine; A Vietnam Vet (Air Cav), when faced with the horrible, awful truth, tells me that it will all work out and that we don't have to worry.
I don't know, maybe he's right but I expected this guy, a very active member of the VFW, a former State Commander in fact, would have more of an urgency about this. His calm defies my reason.
Apathy abounds. People with no money, upside down on their homes and cars, are refinancing or buying new and going deeper in debt. Acting as if all is well. Not necessarily believing the government's lies but rather, wanting to believe the lies.
This is not hope but a gamble, a roll of the dice. Anybody with a calculator and a pencil can darn well figure out where this tea party is going to end up. Not in a good place.
I just reread this and realized I am not in a very happy mood here, sorry.