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Why is everyone excited about 2013?

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Landmonster, Jan 1, 2013.

  1. Landmonster

    Landmonster

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    I don't get it. As soon as New Year's happened, I heard lots of cheering and fireworks, gun shots, etc.

    From my perspective, 2013 is going to be worse than 2012.

    Let's see.

    Starting today, a bunch of new taxes are going to hit us. (Yea, that's right, cheer for those higher taxes, you morons.)

    We have a fiscal cliff coming up with no real solution to it except new taxes. We have tons of rising national debt with no end in sight. We have an out of control government that spends money like a drunken whore, and we can't manage to achieve even a real 1% cut in spending on anything meaningful.

    What else? We have a huge and unprecedented pending gun ban, fueled by emotional little liberal a## holes. We have an impotent economy, divided nation, and a dysfunctional government. We have millions of people out of work, and no solution for that either except extended government handouts.

    But hooray for 2013! Let's light off some colorful explosives and drink some booze! :upeyes: :ack:
     
  2. skeeter7

    skeeter7 Brass Vulture

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    Maybe they are just trying to forget their problems for a couple hours and just having a little fun. You've never gotten drunk and lit fireworks?? :upeyes:
     

  3. Dubble-Tapper

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    I don't care who ya are, that's about the best example of hypocritical irony I've seen in a LONG time!
     
  5. Lone_Wolfe

    Lone_Wolfe Sandbox Refugee CLM

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    Because it means, at least for me, an epic suck year is over.
     
  6. vart

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    2013 is going to suck on so many fronts; it will go down in history as a year of epic negative change in world history...
     
  7. tous

    tous GET A ROPE!

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    Best wishes for this year, ma'am.

    :hugs: :kiss: :hearts: :hugs: :kiss: :hearts:
     
  8. M&P Shooter

    M&P Shooter Metal Member

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    Everybody is super excited to see what rights this administration will strip in 2013:whistling:
     
  9. gwalchmai

    gwalchmai Lucky Member

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    All those things are true, more or less. The thing to cheer about is that we dodged an atlatl on the Mayan calendar thing, we're all still alive and we have a chance to fix things. That's worth celebrating. ;)
     
  10. Restless28

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    Ain't that the truth.:rofl:
     
  11. hogfish

    hogfish Señor Member

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    Okay, so you don't enjoy colorful explosives and booze. :tongueout:

    :tongueout:

    :wavey:
     
  12. Spiffums

    Spiffums I.C.P.

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    Just an excuse to drink.......heavily!
     
  13. professorpinki

    professorpinki Bumbling idjit

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    It marks a year down of listening to drivel and a year down of my contractual obligations.
     
  14. Gareth68

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    I am still on the right side of the grass.

    There is air in my lungs and a path before my feet.

    What I make of it, is on me.
     
  15. MtBaldy

    MtBaldy Obie Wan, RIP

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    Don't forget over half of those celebrating voted for Obama. They're happy because in the coming years he's going to give them even more free stuff, stick it to those nasty evil Republicans, tax the greedy rich out of existence, and boldly lead America into a socialist brave new world.
     
  16. rainman33

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    Well said, sir!
     
  17. jakebrake

    jakebrake cracker

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    i'd drink to that if i drank....coffee toast, inbound!
     
  18. ray9898

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    Why? Because for all the problems we have that are fixable this is still one of the greatest places to live on Earth. I have been around this blue ball enough to appreciate what I have.
     
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  19. roger123

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    I'm happy to be looking at a new year and not having to ever go back to sea. I'm on my last shore duty assignment and I have three years to enjoy it before I retire.

    Me and the wife are working (she's actually working too much, mandatory OT). Heck, I've already scored on one of my '13 gun purchases that I was going to make this year.

    The government has always sucked and will continue to suck long after we're gone, need to get over the doom and gloom and live while you can.
     
  20. M2 Carbine

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    Why not be excited?

    It was probably pretty exciting on the Titanic to.