America in Permanent Decline?

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    Have the Obama/Democrat policies lead the country into a time of permanent decline...Eh .. I 'm too much of an optimist to believe it but dang it.... it's not really not looking so good...

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    Wednesday in a depressing news poll, Americans revealed that when it comes to the economy, hope for strong recovery is bleak. With only 20% of voters expecting the economy to get better, the mood of the country has soured. Seeing prices rise at the grocery store, gas pumps, and listening to Congress and the White House quibble about the necessity of tightening the belt, lowering debt and raising taxes, well Americans are losing hope.

    According to the CBS News Poll released Wednesday, the mood of the country has taken a decidedly pessimistic turn. What is most troubling is that nearly 40% of Americans belive our economy is in a permanent decline.

    'It's the Economy, Stupid': Americans... | Gather
     
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    I think this nation peaked in the early 70s.
     
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    First you all want to say he's a continuation of bush, then you say he tanked the country. Make up your fucking minds. You look stupid. Facts of the matter are this....He took the reigns when we were headed for the abyss. The 'I hope he fails' mantra, well, it failed. Get over it. So you had a Black President. So fucking what. He wasn't all that different from the white guys that stuck their dick in you ear for the last 200 years...........
     
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    I'm writing Satan in for '12, just for the partisans heads to explode....
     
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    With schmucks like Obama in the White House nobody feels optimistic.

    Reminds me of the Carter years.
     
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    Actually we peaked in the 80s......then the Clintons started driving us into the negativity we're in today. Most of the people running the government are Clintoites.

    We have federal judges telling veterans that they have to have their funeral services cleaned of all references of God to make sure that their fake "Separation of Church and State" is adhered to.

    Total insanity.

    Liberals will be the end of this country.
     
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    There was a time in this country that when the election was over, congress rolled up it's sleeves and worked with the guy that won.

    Unfortunately now, we have ultra right wing conservatives that are only interested in one thing. Holding all the reigns of power.

    Mitch McConnell defined the Republican strategy, "They want Obama to be a one term President"...and nothing is going to get in their way.

    If the economy fails and Obama looks bad. Mission Accomplished.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-A09a_gHJc]YouTube - ‪Mitch McConnell: Top Priority, Make Obama a One Term President‬‏[/ame]

    They got their orders from this man..

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XuYjWbAU2eU]YouTube - ‪Rush Limbaugh: "I hope Obama fails"‬‏[/ame]
     
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    America is not in permanent decline.
     
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    When we peaked depends, I suppose, on what one considers is the right thing for the nation as a whole

    Middle class and lower purchasing power peaked in the early 70s.

    There;es been ups and downs since then, of course, but the trend of the American dream going down the shitter began, I think, in 72.

    If the metric you're using to determine the top is different than purcashing power for most Americans, then of course your "TOP" might be slightly later than that.
     
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    Funny, no one said a thing about his race.

    But you did.

    Why does it matter so much to you what color he is?

    Are you a racist?

    Sure looks that way.
     

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