November 26th, 2009

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What is Happening to America



This video is over 2 hours long and starts with a bunch of sound effects and histrionics--but soon does settle down into some more rational reporting on what is happening in the world, and in America. I'm sorry to say that much as I adore Obama on some levels, he is failing us. His policies in finance are no different from those of Shrub, and we are headed just as quickly in the same direction--toward world dictatorship by the corporations, for the corporations. It may not seem to matter much, and during this generation indeed it does not, since we are still fat and comfortable. Future generations will wonder why we did not stop it. Perhaps it is already too late. I don't know. I just watch in horror.
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Decline of a Nation

Where once there had lived a sober and thrifty citizenry, proud of their founding fathers, jealous of their Republic, finding their full expression of being in work and family and their gods, and in their quiet homes and the shadows of their trees, there now lived a motley and rapacious rabble, quick to acclaim, quick to murder, quick to quarrel and as senselessly quick to approve, crowded in storied cesspools of houses, loathing work and preferring to beg and everlastingly calling upon the State to support them, fawning on vile politicians who catered to them and threatening the few honest men who opposed them for the good of (the nation), even for their own good; endlessly demanding bread and circuses, seeking mean pleasures, adoring mindless (athletes), and worshiping the newest racer or actor, or discus thrower as if he were the greatest of men; devouring, in their idleness, the crushing taxes imposed on worthier men for their support, when the world would have well been rid of them by starvation or pestilence--ah, the (Nation's) mobs, the accursed mobs, fit masters and slaves of their patrons, their politicians, the gatherers of the votes!
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