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Discussion in 'Political Issues' started by Skyhook, May 2, 2012.

  1. Skyhook

    Skyhook

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    RISK: n 1: possibility of loss or injury:pERIL.

    PLEBISCITE: n 1: plebis scitum Law voted by the comitia,; decree of the common people.

    http://www.dennisprager.com/columns...er_is_a_plebiscite_on_the_american_revolution

    If Americans re-elect the Democrat, Barack Obama, they will have announced that America should be like Western European countries -- governed by left-wing values. Americans will have decided that America's value system -- "Liberty," "In God We Trust," "E Pluribus Unum" -- should be replaced.

    The election in November is therefore a plebiscite on the American Revolution. The usual description of presidential elections -- "the most important in our lifetime" -- is true this time. In fact, it may be the most important election since the Civil War, and possibly since America's founding.
     
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  2. Ruble Noon

    Ruble Noon "Cracker"

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    I have to disagree. 2008 was the most important election in our lifetime. We screwed it up and there is no correcting it.
     

  3. aircarver

    aircarver Ride Continues Silver Member

    'We" didn't screw it up.... The Visigoths overran civilization ...:frown:

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  4. Skyhook

    Skyhook

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    Yeah, well, perhaps. However, it's a bit late for 2008 and that cannot be said about 2012.... not yet.
     
  5. Skyhook

    Skyhook

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    Aptly put. :thumbsup:

    The scary masses of emotion-driven voters was overwhelming; plus there was that McCain thing.
     
  6. walt cowan

    walt cowan

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    and they will make it to the camps first.
     
  7. HexHead

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    America can't be fixed at the ballot box any longer.
     
  8. Skyhook

    Skyhook

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    Ominous.

    You may be right, but I hope you're wrong.
     
  9. Skyhook

    Skyhook

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    Yes.

    Then what, eh?

    HexHead has me seriously wondering about the consequences of another Obama win in Nov 2012. :alex:
     
  10. Cavalry Doc

    Cavalry Doc MAJ (USA Ret.)

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    Short answer to the OP title, Yes, more than once.
     
  11. DonGlock26

    DonGlock26

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    Yes, and November will be a biggy.

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  12. TX expat

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    I thought buying a Gen 4 was a real risk...
     
  13. If you ask me, this election IS 2008 all over again.

    We knew...and know who Obama is and what he would do and what he has done.

    The GOP is still not serious about winning or leading a damn thing and has tossed up another mushy moderate that nobody is excited about and that the left will have a very easy time, tearing down and defeating.

    Other than the higher unemployment rate and 4 buck a gallon gas...what has changed from 2008 to today?

    Not a damn thing.

    You are correct, America can no longer be rescued at the ballot box.

    - brickboy240
     
  14. certifiedfunds

    certifiedfunds Tewwowist

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    Everything Obama has done is fixable.

    Problem is I have zero confidence that the republicans will do it.
     
  15. Yes, but "fixing" what Obama (...and Bush) have done will take ending the gravy train for many people and there is nobody in DC that wants to make that call.

    Nobody wants to actually BE the bad guy on that...and I bet most of them know it has to be done if America is to ever recover.

    ...so where do we go from here?

    Four more years of Obama and we might not be able to recover. Those 4 years give him time to re-stack the Supreme Court into a 5-4 left leaning court for a very long time. There is not a large enough of hardline conservatives behind him that can un-do this.

    Scary times...they are coming.
    - brickboy240
     
  16. frank4570

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    It's already too late. Americans have been manipulated into believing nonsense. And the govt has created a base of paid voters. There is no way in hell they will vote out the people who give them a monthly check, no way.
    This is what has been going on while people have been fighting about stuff like gay rights or prayer in school.


     
  17. Diebold and electronic balloting screwed it up. So did the media.

    We haven't had a free election in decades. Don't kid yourself. We have but the illusion of free elections. Your vote does not matter one way or the other. Simple as that.
     
  18. Skyhook

    Skyhook

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    Well :alex: you have just disenfranchised the entire population!
     
  19. LASTRESORT20

    LASTRESORT20 LongTerm-Guy

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    This ^^^
     
  20. Exactly. And none are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.