Originally posted by DrEugeneFixer
the Khrushchev Quote is bogus.
OP needs a reality check.
We're not creeping towards communism.
Originally posted by HappyBunny
You know what? America has spoken and you lost.
GET OVER IT. Enough of the inflammatory comments and fearmongering. Now is the time to heal, not tear this country apart any more than you already have.
If you're so unhappy, leave and start your own country. Nobody's stopping you, and I will personally help you pack and drive you to the airport, free of charge.
Ummm.....Kumm Buy Yaa my Lord, Kumm Buy Yaa.....was that positive enough for you? It's funny how all of you who voted to give a turd another chance to smell all want to give us non turd voters a great big ole group hug and click our heels thrice into a new golden dawn.......Well Toto...We're not in Kansas anymore. The great ship Lollipop has set sail into neverland and we cant seem to frolick and flit about the equation anymore. Like Kozmo said, you lallalanders are going to wake up from your drug induced stupor after the crash or fact and wander around looking for munchies...........Fortunately the munchies will be in my and Camaro66's and Neo's and Kozmo's and etc., larder and you lallalanders are going to have to work real especially hard for that snickers bar.........cause daddy needs a new well dug...and I mean yesterday. I am sooooooooo....going to love this. I know, I know, it'll be your first job.........but what the hay, everythings entry-level now......right?
Originally posted by WiindWalker
reply to post by camaro68ss
Way to bring up the moral!...............................................
Seriously, we need more positive thinking if we are EVER to get out of this hole!
Ummm....but the trigger isn't on a physical gun...but that hypothetical gun pointed at all of our heads. That trigger is being pulled, has been pulled and will be pulled in a slow motion melodrama encompassed by what you mentioned above and what the OP stated. The seeds of anarchy have been planted and it's not an "I love the smell of gunpowder in the morning" moment, but rather, chaos preceeded by riot preceeded by food and voucher/gas stamp lines. Mob violence will spark the powderkeg in a thousand cities across the land........It was and will be by writ and signature, by politition and policy. Cronyism and back scratching will and have created the cause......the effect is in tortured evolution and few are going to escape what has been wrought in this mad rush twords insolvency.
Originally posted by pheonix358
The bit that I find really funny is that the majority of US debt is tied up in your retirement funds. When it all goes belly up all the retirees, all the people approaching retiring and all the people saving for that rainy day will find themselves with a bank balance of 0.00. Or more likely, your policies and portfolios will drop to interest rates approaching zero while hyperinflation guts the balance. As soon as hyper inflation hits, everyone tries to withdraw funds (to switch to gold or property for example). There will not be enough money to go around and printing the stuff forces hyper inflation into melt down inflation.
It is at this point that society crashes. At the end of WW2, Germany went through this. Germany had the Allied occupation forces to keep order. The US will have no one.
It is not the guns that will set the spark for a long period of anarchy, it is the brain that controls the finger that pulls the trigger!
Pedit on 10/11/2012 by pheonix358 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by syrinx high priest
you obviously don't understand communism or even socialism
it is still legal to own property in this country
Originally posted by olaru12
But what you fail to understand is that the debt isn't real money. It's 1 and 0s in a data bank somewhere in Switzerland and can and will be erased with the click of a mouse.
And just who is this so called massive debt owed to anyway? China...how would they collect? How would any entity collect on this debt of cyber money?edit on 9-11-2012 by olaru12 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by luciddream
reply to post by camaro68ss
Moderate government involvement, Romney, and one of heavy government involvement, Obama.
Isn't that one of the reason there is Democrat and Republicans?
One want to control the country by the rich, and other want government control so the rich don't abuse it.
Republican run country would slowly give absolute power to the rich, manipulate how things work, soon after people with less money becomes a sub class, sort of like how 2000 yrs ago was... hmm wonder if the religious attitude has to do with anything.