Idiots in American Politics.. making rules, allowing trash

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  1. copsnrobbers
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    copsnrobbers I call it as I see it

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    Subject: A COUNTRY RUN BY IDIOTS


    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if... You can get arrested for expired tags on your car but not for being in the country illegally.

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    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if... Your government believes that the best way to eradicate trillions of dollars of debt is to spend trillions more of our money.

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    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if... A seven year old boy can be thrown out of school for calling his teacher "cute" but hosting a sexual exploration or diversity class in grade school is perfectly acceptable.


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    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if... The Supreme Court of the United States can rule that lower courts cannot display the 10 Commandments in their courtroom, while sitting in front of a display of the 10
    Commandments.

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    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if... Children are forcibly removed from parents who appropriately discipline them while children of "underprivileged" drug addicts are left to rot in filth infested cesspools.

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    You know you live in Country run by idiots if... Working class Americans pay for their own health care (and the health care of everyone else) while unmarried women are free to have child after child on the "State's" dime while never being held responsible for their own choices.

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    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if... Hard work and success are rewarded with higher taxes and government intrusion, while slothful, lazy behavior is rewarded with EBT cards, WIC checks, Medicaid and subsidized housing, and free cell phones.

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    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if... The government's plan for getting people back to work is to provide 99 weeks of unemployment checks (to not work).

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    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if... Being self-sufficient is considered a threat to the government.

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    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if... Politicians think that stripping away the amendments to the constitution is really protecting the rights of the people.

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    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if... The rights of the Government come before the rights of the individual.

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    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if... Parents believe the State is responsible for providing for their children.

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    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if... You can write a post like this just by reading the news headlines.

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    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if... You pay your mortgage faithfully, denying yourself the newest big screen TV while your neighbor defaults on his mortgage (while buying iphones, TV's and new cars) and the
    government forgives his debt and reduces his mortgage (with your tax dollars).

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    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if... Your government canadd anything they want to your kid's water (fluoride, chlorine, etc.) but you are not allowed to give them raw milk.

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    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if... Being stripped of the ability to defend yourself makes you "safe".

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    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if... You have to have your parents signature to go on a school field trip but not to get an abortion.

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    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if... An 80 year old woman can be stripped searched by the TSA but a Muslim woman in a burka is only subject to having her neck and head searched.

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    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if... Using the "N" word is considered "hate speech" but writing and singing songs about raping women and killing cops is considered "art".

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    Unfortunately, this list could go on and on. Our country is run by idiots. We are in distress. Where do we go from here? OK, this is getting simply bizarre.

    On Monday, June 25th 2012, the following occurred: The Supreme Court unanimously - yes, UNANIMOUSLY - upheld the portion of Arizona's Immigration Law that directs law enforcement officers to check the immigration status of EVERYONE who is ARRESTED for a crime. It not just "ALLOWS" them to check, but "DIRECTS" them to check. That means it's mandatory.

    Less than three hours later, the President of the United States issued an executive order BLOCKING THE ENTIRE STATE OF ARIZONA'S ACCESS to the the Federal Database that would allow such checks. The only State or Local entity EVER to be blocked.

    One hour after that (which means they had it all ready in advance), the Department of Justice went live with a toll-free number, a web site, and ads, ASKING FOR PEOPLE TO REPORT BEING "RACIALLY PROFILED" because of this ruling, so they - THE U.S. JUSTICE DEPARTMENT - can file "Civil Rights" lawsuits against the Police Departments, Sheriffs, Cities, Counties and State of Arizona.

    In other words, the American Citizens of the State of Arizona are going to be sued for vast sums of money, BY THEIR OWN FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, for enforcing a law that The Supreme Court UNANIMOUSLY held as constitutional.

    Is it just me, or is it starting to smell just a wee bit like treason in high places?
     
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    You know you live in a country run by idiots if . . . one of the two major parties rely upon AM talk radio miscreants to create their party platform.
     
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    What happened to fair and balanced.. The 4th check and balance...?
     
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    You know you live in a country run by idiots if...giving tax breaks to the rich is your plan to raise the standard of living for all.
     
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    So…
    That’s nothing on the paragraph at the bottom about our President ignoring a law because he does not like it even when the Supreme Court upheld the law? He did call the ruling a victory after all….
     
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    Or you can say that you live in a country run by idiots if the leaders think taxing and imposing greater regulation and higher taxes on those who provide the jobs, venture capital, and investments while funneling more and more benefits to reward the 'poor' is the way to shore up a faltering economy.
     
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    You know you live in a country run by idiots if. . . .the other party thinks shutting down or shutting up AM talk radio and/or Fox News and placing all information sharing in the hands of the Left is a worthy goal.
     
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    Or you could say that you live in a country run by idiots that allow thieving capitalists to steal the profitable production of working people.

    See what I did there?
     
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    I see no indication of any such efforts, although Reagan's destruction of the Fairness in Media Doctrine ushered in an era of corporate corruption and big-money influence in what used to be a democratic process. Reagan sucked, sucked, sucked.
     
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    Well, I've done enough reading and participated on these kinds of boards and listened in to Congressional commentary and read the op eds enough to know that the Left hates, hates, hates conservative talk radio and Fox News and has schemed and plotted and hoped to find a way to silence them or at least take away some of their ability to report in the way that they do.

    The "Fairness in Media Doctrine" is entirely subjective and too subject to biased interpretation by those administrating it to create "fairness' in any way. The system is 100% fair in that anybody can report anything they wish. So, all the alphabet network and cable groups tilt left of center and promote a mostly leftish doctrine and point of view. On the right you have conservative talk radio and Fox News. Only a smattering of print publications promote or fairly report a conservative point of view, but there is enough mix anybody who wants multiple perspectives on an issue can easily find them.

    Local media outlets have nothing but time to sell, and it is not 'fair' to them to force them to program a certain amount of time to something that doesn't generate enough listeners to merit advertising dollars.
     

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