posted on Aug, 4 2014 @ 08:11 AM
a reply to: Snarl
You're right about that. We are currently watching a nation so overwhelmed by its own sudden people power and youth, they fail to even consider that
this has all happened before, and before that and before that. Nothing is really a new idea in the world, and this whole thing is shocking for the
modern man because modern man has been trained from early school to view other systems with the passing of time but their own system as the rock of
granite all others are judged by.
The extremes of politics swing far left and they swing far right. The nation survived Madison, Jackson, Lincoln, Wilson and Nixon. It will survive
this too. The nation has a well established historical pattern though. It will run off to a far side for awhile, but over-compensate when it has a
Clinton brought Bush in a nation sick of scandal. Bush brought the best hope a war weary nation saw for change. What Obama leads to is what scares me,
and god help us all if it's an extreme right wing leader. The left hasn't much further left it can go. A radical leader from the right has the whole
trip BACK to center before even starting back up their own version of the wrong path.
Dark days are coming, I fear.