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Originally posted by Sannhet
Come over here to Norway! youre more than welcome!
Lived here all my life, and love it here, your more free here then anywere else
on the planet, execpt if you live alone in the forest or something..
[edit on 12-5-2008 by Sannhet]
Originally posted by Solarskye
What would our forefathers think if we just gave up on the American dream and headed out to another land with everything broken and unfixed in this one
Originally posted by TXMACHINEGUNDLR
It already does, it is a far away place called TEXAS. I can't think of much your new country has to offer me. I pretty much do whatever the hell I want now, and would rather TX just split from the US.
Originally posted by Anonymous ATS
reply to post by rikriley
I would try to move, definately! I used to be proud to be an American. Now I am embarrassed and ashamed. I hate this place. And I hate to say it because it sounds terrible, but I hate Geo. Bush, and his entire criminal family, and the maniacal criminal, Dick Cheney. I'm fed up with a congress that takes bribes to stab us in the back and betray the country they claim to serve. And I'm tired of being a slave to corporations.
Many are unhappy with what is taking place in Washington D.C. and the corruption we read about in the headlines. Large sums of money can corrupt people especially the lobby handouts. How is it that politicians in D.C. making $140,000 a year end up becoming millionaires before their terms are up?
Originally posted by BradKell
reply to post by rikriley
So the State makes money of Mining? How does it build the mines, and are they State run or Privately owned? If Private, then you must tax them to get State gains, if ran by the State you are taking some of that 'Freedom' out of Freedom.
As for the question, 'What will you bring to Freedom'... 'A Dream of posterity and prosperity.' How can you turn down that answer, which every broke and disenchanted will be chanting? After all, isn't that the 'dream' of Freedom?
Give me your weak, your huddled masses. That's America. Freedom is sounding a bit more like 'Give me your successful to bring their ivory towers'.
Now, it's a working theory so let's not get trite here. This is how it would be spun.
I hope these exercises help you understand the difficulties, and in time come up with a better practical purpose to the Idea.