Time for all of us to just say it, the US is finished

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    Oh sure, the entity known as the United States will keep on in some fashion for quite awhile yet. But the country which took the world by storm is gone.

    And the worst part is, its our own fault. The American who led this nation to greatness is by and large gone.

    Integrity, Honor,Hard Work, Honesty, Charity,Faith,Kindness,Intelligence,Fairness, attributes which used to be easy to find are now as rare as a unicorn.

    The average American is lazy, dishonest, disloyal, mean, stupid, and just downright unpleasant.

    Watch some of these talk shows, or listen to talk radio or read some of these newspapers and you see the new attitude of Americans.

    "anyone who disagrees with me is stupid" is the new catch phrase, no matter how stupid what that person thinks. It's always the other person who is stupid.

    Or the trend, which isn''t all THAT new I suppose, of pretending like EVERYTHING from the other side is a stupid idea, and everything from your own side is a great idea. Which people from BOTH sides do, never mind that left and right both equally have good and bad ideas , frankly mostly bad ideas from both sides.

    Perhaps most disturbing to me is the people who can't figure out that freedoms worth defending are NOT just those freedoms which YOU personally enjoy.

    As an example, I'm a straight male , but I defend a man's right to be a gay if he wants. Why shouldnh't I? It doesn't affect me in the least, and we are a country of freedoms aren't we? By the same token, leave my guns alone.

    Just as two examples.

    Fully half of the people in this nation no longer contribute in the form of income tax, in fact many actually EARN money from the system, and many not only don't have a problem with that, they applaud it.

    By the same token the super rich in this nation surely get benefits from such wealth that the common man will just never have access to and yes they can afford to pay accordingly, that isn't the same thing as saying "soak the bastards"

    Welfare isn't doing us any favors either. Okay, I can buy that we need to provide a safety net for people who fall on hard times, and honestly anyone who disagrees with that is just a fool. But by the same token, folks we have people making their LIVING off of welfare, people living more comfortably than people who go out there and bust their ass every day and again we have people out there who are not only okay with it, they applaud it.

    People who are adamantly anti Christian are also part of the problem. No one could possibly be as outraged over some of the things these folks claim outrage them. Oh my God Christians want to have a nativity scene on the town square , to the batmobile...

    What part of the first amendment is so hard for some to understand I have a freedom to practice my religion, you don't have the freedom to not see me do so. The government is obligated to not interfere with my right. They are not obligated to keep you from having to see any form of religious practice.

    More fun I suppose to make fun and claim people believe fairy tales, or what have you.

    If you're 8. Which I suppose is about right since the average American has the mental capacity of an 8 year old.

    Look at the recent shootings as another example of what I'm referring to.An absolutely horrible tragedy in Sandy Hook, and people don't have the decency to wait ONE week before making political hay out of it, people on BOTH sides.

    Maybe this country needs to end.

    Frankly, most days, I'm embarrassed to be an American.

    If we want to save this once great nation of ours, we will have to save it one person at a time, otherwise it's of no use even trying.

    Sorry for the long rant.
     
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    I have to agree, I see it eroding as I write this.

    I see people who state they will not fly the American flag for fear it will insult people who have chosen to call the US home and immigrate here. This is the US and that is our flag. I can’t imagine how an American would be perceived if he made the same demands in a country he immigrated to. But I see such applauded and or the teens who word American flags in school on a Mexican American Holiday suspended for trying to incite violence. Why was there so much division allowed in this school for a group of students wearing this nations flag to be charged with doing something wrong? Why

    I agree, people are all for themselves and for demonizing another.

    It’s amazing to me.

    Indeed. Seems it is easier to name call then to try and understand the other person.

    Yup, I see it. I see it here, and on other social forums as well. The other side whoever that might be is always wrong.

    Perhaps most disturbing to me is the people who can't figure out that freedoms worth defending are NOT just those freedoms which YOU personally enjoy.

    I am not Christian. I see them attacked all the time on facebook for their views. It seems as if they are not allowed to have a belief system and anything they believe is always wrong and unacceptable.




    I was just reading an article where ATM machines are being used in strip clubs and bars. Nice to have money I have paid into the system going for porn and not food to help the needy.

    I have seen atheists have blow dryer reverse baptism. Which is nothing more than mocking someones beliefs, this is acceptable to many and in many cases funny and not labeled bigoted.

    The constitution says freedom of religion not freedom FROM religion.

    I do not see how it will be saved. We do not enforce laws on the books for fear of being seen as bigoted. The government does not go after states who go against federal law evenly, they pick and choose when the law clearly says otherwise.

    Don’t be sorry, I agree with most of what you have written.
     
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    Hm. Sure it sucks, but I have faith. We are not done.
     
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    Maybe. Maybe not. Times change, and so does society. Sometimes for the better, sometimes not so much. All the depressing stuff going on now, it won't last, it never does. Anybody here old enough to remember the 60s, anti-establishment, counter culture, make love not war? People thought then the world was going to hell, but times changed. People worried about global war and annihilation, didn't happen. We had the rat race, then we didn't. We had people living far beyond their means, now we don't, although many would like to. Used to be everyone was expected to pull their weight, now not so much. But it'll change, maybe we need to go through another bad depression like the 1930s or worse to change attitudes and values. Maybe we'll have to go through it more than once.

    I wish we weren't giving future generations such a mess to clean up; we're making it hard on them, and we're still going in the wrong direction IMHO. But America pulled itself out of a terrible depression and a really bad war and a really big debt once before. It can be done, and I think will eventually.
     
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    That's the point though my friend. We don't have the group of Americans they had.

    Today's American is more concerned with insulting other people, and being "right" than with actually fixing anything.
     
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    Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts. That was a really thought provoking exchange and it was nice to see two people discussing their view of how Christians are being attacked on facebook and how you feel about the atheists in this country who are trying to intimidate Christians into silence.

    There is a communist agenda unfolding in this nation and it is happening rapidly. I was listening to a Christian radio show tonight and there was a Christian police lieutenant from NC that said the ATF & HLS are training their police department right now for martial law to be enforced in NC against the citizens there. This was not hearsay, he was told this directly while on duty. He decided to go home. He said he doesn't believe there is anything he can do and he refuses to be a part of that.

    America was founded upon Judeo-Christian principles. Our founding fathers were Christians. Everything right about this nation is because of the Lord blessing it but when people want to remove God from America you are leaving a vacuum for evil that is unprecedented. When men choose to live their lives selfishly and allow greed to be the guide for their decisions there are serious consequences.

    In a book by Bob Proctor titled You Were Born Rich, he wrote:

    In 1923, at the Edgewater Beach Hotel in Chicago, eight of the world's wealthiest financiers met. These eight men controlled more money than the United States Government at that time. They included:

    * The president of the largest independent steel company

    * The president of the largest gas company

    * The greatest wheat speculator

    * The president of the New York Stock Exchange

    * A member of the president's cabinet

    * The greatest "bear" on Wall Street

    * The head of the World's greatest Monopoly

    * The president of the Bank of International Settlement

    The wealthiest men in the world but void of God in their lives, all gathered in one place and guess where they were 25 years later?

    * The president of the largest independent steel co. lived on borrowed money for five years until he died bankrupt.

    * The president of the North America's largest gas company, Howard Hopson, went insane.

    * The greatest wheat speculator, Arthur Cutton, died abroad, insolvent.

    * The president of the New York Stock Exchange, Richard Whitney, went to Sing Sing Penitentiary.

    * A member of the president's cabinet, Albert Fall, was pardoned from prison, so he could die at home.

    * The greatest "bear" on Wall Street, Jesse Livermore, died by suicide.

    * The head of the greatest monopoly, Ivar Kruegar, killed himself.

    * The president of the Bank of International Settlement, Leon Fraser, also died by suicide.

    Many of these wealthy individuals were impacted by the 1929 stock market crash. We are headed for a bigger crash this time around.

    Those who will call upon the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and believe on his shed blood at the cross being your full pardon can be assured that He will receive you as His Son or Daughter and you will be given eternal life right here and now. You don't have to be without hope. Jesus Christ came into this world to die on a cross and pay for your sins so you would not have to! Receive him and receive that full pardon today!

    Get a bible. Open it up in the New testament and start reading, let the Lord minister to you and give you hope because without Him in this climate? There will be no hope! The only people who are going to make it through this Communist Regime Obama is setting up right now are the born again Christians because God has already promised He will be with us, to protect us, guide us and provide for us in the days ahead.

    You cannot make it through what lies ahead. Those who have been promised by the Communists that they will be given special favors, positions after these things take place have been lied to. Look at the history of any communist nation and you'll find they line up their own against the wall and take them out first. Why? Because they don't want to have to deal with you once you realize you've been double crossed. Marxist teachers, labor union workers, those who helped these people gain the control they have now will be the first to be disposed of once they don't need your help anymore. That time is at hand now.

    What I am telling you is the truth and you had better listen because your only safety is in Jesus Christ. Call on the Lord today and ask him to become the Lord of your life. The bible says Whosever calls upon the name of the LORD shall be saved. God isn't holding your sins against you. The devil is a liar. The bible says, if you believe in your heart and confess with your mouth that Jesus Christ died on the cross for your sins, rose on the 3rd day and is seated at the right hand of the father you shall be saved. Recieve Jesus as your savior today. There is no hope for those outside of Christ. None. You must call on the LORD while he is near and the time is running out. I hope you will do it today. God bless you. - Jeremiah

    "Right is right, even if everyone is against it; and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it." - William Penn
     
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    Time for all of us to just say it, the US is finished -



    Not finished yet.... but ... by the time Hussein is finished ... in four more years.... yes..... US will be pretty much finished as we know it.
     
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    Guess we're gonna disagree a bit here. Not on your historical perspective , but rather on your belief that only Christians wish to do the right thing. Believing in Jesus isnot a prerequisite to morality. And of course believing in Jesus is no guarantee of moraility.
     
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    I did write a much more detailed reply to this earlier. I just wanted you both to know this is the most thought provoking, sincere, real as it gets exchange I have ever seen between two people on a message board. Thank you both.

    -Jeremiah

    "Right is right, even if everyone is against it; and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it. - William Penn
     
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    Hussein Obama is at the helm, not me... he is the one who is a socialist giving food stamps and shit entitlements to all who can vote... he is the pro Islamic most left of center President America has ever had. Blame him, not me.


    Blame Hussein.
     

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