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originally posted by: DBCowboy
The "people" and I'll go on a limb and say most people, want;
less worry about retirement
Lets cross the top two right off the list. No politician on either side is going to reduce laws, grant more freedoms, more liberties. Sure, they'll legalize pot in a few states, but basically, between Facebook, Google, Apple, Twitter and Comrade Uncle Sam, we live in an authoritarian state.
More stuff, cheaper stuff, free stuff. Trade deals, manufacturing, and government give-a-ways. People don't want to pay for anything now-a-days, they want free crap. Free education, free housing, free medical. The concept of earning through work enough to purchase has gone away.
Fewer bills, less worry about retirement. Basically it comes back to government. People have abdicated their rights to self determine. It used to be up to the individual as to how they would spend their retirement. Now most want to leave it into the hands of government.
What it boils down to is that too many want communism/socialism (whatever you Nancy's are calling it) now. Too many to be ignored.
It took a few decades, but the Soviets finally won!
I have no solution as to how to reverse this direction we're headed. And even if I did, no one would listen, so what's the point?
Might as well laugh and enjoy life while America burns to a communist bbq briquette.
originally posted by: Subaeruginosa
Don't just blame the left or socialists... ya bunch of dimwits.