Are we doomed?

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    “When you see that in order to produce, you need to obtain permission from men who produce nothing; when you see that money is flowing to those who deal, not in goods, but in favors; when you see that men get rich more easily by graft than by work, and your laws no longer protect you against them, but protect them against you. . . you may know that your society is doomed.”
    -Ayn Rand, author, "Atlas Shrugged"
     
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    Let me think.




    Yes.
     
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    Yep.

    But we shall continue with style.
     
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    Absolutely. It has already started.
     
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    Nope. I'm an optimist. In spite of spiraling deficits, a congress that is completely inept, and citizens that are deeply divided on almost all major issues, I would rather be living in this country than any other place on earth.

    I think it's part of our American heritage to scream from roof tops everything that's wrong with the country. There are lot of good things going on, but you won't read about on this bulletin board or in the news.
     
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    Are we doomed?

    yes.
     
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    why do you think I continue to fight for a larger NASA budget, its about high time some of us who want a Gene Roddenberry style future can leave this rock and shoot for the stars. You Republicans are making this a miserable, hostile, strange place to live.

    Of course we will be fine. Stop watching FOX news, go out side, ride a bike, get involved the community. Volunteer your time, etc. You will feel better.
     
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    We need space travel so we can screw up another world?
    We take what we are with us.
     
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    It is over, Nole.

    Liberals have taken America down and we will be just another third world shithole in another generation.


    You should be proud.
     

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