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The progressive liberal machine is on your side.
the conservatives have done everything in their power to morph the US into a military police state
The conservatives created the debt building up the military, and the morality police with the war on drugs
Finally, Spence makes the eloquent case that we, as Americans, have delivered our freedoms to new masters: corporate and governmental conglomerates, our biased court system, and the censored media. From Freedom to Slavery is an urgent work that urges us to resist this tyranny, a book that must be read and discussed by all concerned citizens of our troubled land.
Originally posted by conspiracy nut
what will happen when we stop giving to the poor? there sure as hell are not enough jobs for them all to work at unless they move to china or india. millions would starve and then we would have to make sure the ones that live stop having babies. what would your answer be? kill them all?
And their selfish instant gratification needs to come to,a end the state does not exist to pay for the existence of the citizen, and give them everything their little hearts desire.
The current generation has out done itself more so than any other, leaving a legacy of this country being worse off than when they 'found' it.
Social security is not an entitlement program, and anyone who believes this lie is a complete sucker.
Medicare and medicaid are two completely different programs, so where ever you got these charts, they are complete propaganda garage.
You ignore the elephant in the room, interest on the debt built up by borrow and spend conservatives.
Most of the fed money goes to the military to keep slave labor available for the corporations, or for medicaid, which subsidizes illegal immigration, once again to provide slave labor for the corporations
The American republic has endured for well over two centuries, but over the past 50 years, the apparatus of American governance has undergone a radical transformation. In some basic respects—its scale, its preoccupations, even many of its purposes—the U.S. government today would be scarcely recognizable to Franklin D. Roosevelt, much less to Abraham Lincoln or Thomas Jefferson.
n 2010 alone, government at all levels oversaw a transfer of over $2.2 trillion in money, goods and services. The burden of these entitlements came to slightly more than $7,200 for every person in America. Scaled against a notional family of four, the average entitlements burden for that year alone approached $29,000.
Not surprisingly, Hamilton found that Medicare and Social Security represent the bulk of future U.S. debt obligations, coming in at $27.6 trillion and $26.5 trillion respectively.
So you hate Americans?
If by "the current generation" you mean the baby boomers, then you would be completely right. A greedier generation has never existed in this country, they are the worst generation ever.
As far as people in America being lazy, they are the most productive population on that planet, and have been since the nations inception.
The problem is all the corporate scams, dotcom bubble, housing bubble, where the bankers out and out frauded the people of the U.S.
Then there are the wars, war on terrorism, war on drugs, which are more and more becoming wars on US citizens, that were created by republican presidents.
Originally posted by olaru12
All the time spent on ATS will probably solve a lot of problems facing America as preaching to the choir usually saves a lot of wayward souls.
It seems that whining on the internet is the new normal rather than community involvement activism. The Tea Party had a good idea until it was coopted by the GOP.
The Libertarians are going to surprise a lot of people!! Real people with real commitment. Join us and lead, follow or get out of the way.
edit on 6-8-2013 by olaru12 because: (no reason given)
The first rule is..."Never give up Hope".
The new "Normal" in America
Yeah it is simple fact a person pays a TAX via payroll taxes for the time they work that is funding someone else, that 6 % a person pays doesn't cover the benefits received that is when the employer matches that at another 6 % that still doesn't cover the benefits received the difference is made up by the taxation of others.
The program was never designed to be self sustaining
Um, yepper, that is how insurance works. By the way, the employer has to make that extra 6% from the employees work, or they wouldn't be able to keep the worker employed. The employee pays/earns, the whole 12% paid to FICA
Personally I think all insurance should be non-profit.
Then why did Reagan enact the largest tax increase in history to sustain SS? I
If corporatioins hadn't succeeded in screwing over the US middle class under the scam of free market economics, and trade treaties that have sold our nation down the drain for the gain of the super rich, funding SS would be a breeze.
The filthy rich certainly do feel entitled to rob this nation blind. The greedy parasites do nothing but ruin our society, thus the new norm.
Considering how free market economics have robbed private pension plans, SS is an excellent system.
Yeah, what Reagan, and two Bush presidencies have done to the U.S. government would flabbergast the founders of this nation, and most of the great presidents. It is be allowing banks to rob the U.S. public, using this communistic concept of the free market to undo everything this country stands for that is against everything this country stands for.
The military police state grown by republican administrations is everything against what this nation is about. See the Monroe document.
The propaganda nonsense in your link is the lie.
Not only has the cost of running the military state created by conservatives absorbed all the money from the SS taxes, it has sunk this country ridiculously into debt.
Let me get this straight, all the money spent on wars is greater that all the money that will be spent on future social security spending?
I doubt it, sincerely.
You keep repeating the mantra, Government baaaad, corporations gooood.