How do we fix our problems as a nation?

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    I'd like to see some serious discussion here. Let's not think through a partisan lens. Let's pretend there are no such thing as Democrats or Republicans. Let's pretend there is no such thing as Liberal or Conservative (or libertarian) or anything else you might think up.

    As human beings, how do we fix the problems our nation faces?

    First, I think we need to determine what the main problems are. Tell me what you think our biggest problems are. And are they symptoms of something else or the source of other problems?

    Second, should we solve them through government or by acting as individuals?

    Third, Tell us some of the ideas that we can impliment in our own lives to fix the problems our nations faces.
     
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    OK, some thoughts. Maybe our nation can't be fixed. It is too big, with too many people, and we have become a sort of Tower of Babel with everyone speaking a different language, respecting a different culture, and so on.

    The best way to "fix" the problems we face is to simply let the USA wind down and die a natural death, and let new nations rise in its place.

    I am not sure anybody seriously thinks America is going to get better from here. I think its best days are behind us. We once flew to the moon, and now, we are prosecuting Amish farmers for selling raw milk. We are not willing to do a thing about 30 million illegal aliens who all speak Spanish -- except change the signs in Home Depot for them.

    America's rankings in the world have dropped over the years. Our credit is no longer good -- China isn't buying our debt anymore. We don't even know who we are or what we want. It's all a mixed-up jumble.
     
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    Seriously, the way to fix our country is to collect all the liberals and put them in reeducation camps where they will be taught simple logic, genuine American history and the evils of socialism.

     
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    Once people start answering those questions, they will find themselves forming groups with like-minded individuals to support their views.
     
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    When America was at it's greatest, who were the people living here?
     
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    Our parents and grandparents.
     
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    Rebuild our factories and supply ourselves with our needs.

    Grow our own crops.

    One language.

    Fix welfare. Assist those who need the help but put a time limit on it.

    Protect our borders better.

    Anyone caught employing illegals should pay via their pocket book where it hurts the most.

    Political parties not down to just two major ones.

    Get rid of 3 strikes law and make it 2.

    All illegals deported.

    No more anchor babies.



    Just some suggestions.
     
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    Your not Hispanic
     
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    It's a start lol.

    End the wars - all 4 of them -

    Let people opt out of SS

    Seriously look at MC

    Stop Torture

    Close secret prisons

    Figure out the Fed and stop them from fucking us

    Repeal Obamacare
     
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    we will NEVER fix this country UNLESS we pass one thing. Voter exams. Too many fucking idiots who don't have the first clue voting. Call it discrimination against the stupid , I don't care.

    Let's look at the last Presidential election as an example. Now if someone educated themselves on the issues and they truly felt Obama was the best candidate for them, then God bless. I have no problem with that, we are after all a democracy, of sorts. But there are literally thousands of videos available on the internet showing people extolling Obama's policies which were actually McCain's policies but they didn't even know that. Hell, I even seen a video with one dumb ass who claimed that Obama was the greatest because he named Sarah Palin as his Vice Presidential running mate. Not only should that guy not be allowed to vote, he shouldn't be allowed to procreate.

    It sickens me to see how just out and out stupid some of my fellow Americans are. I got in a debate with someone tonight who claimed that the Third Reich was a nation. How uneducated can you be? There was NEVER a country called The Third Reich, but even dumber than that she just kept on and on and on after it was PROVEN that there was no such country. When did we become a country of people where everyone thinks they know everything even in the face of evidence that they are wrong? Then of course that carries right over into NEVER being able to admit when a politician on your "side" is wrong.

    I respect the right of everyone to have an opinion if it is an informed opinion, those who are stupid should have no voice though.

    JMHO
     

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