- Adult Baby
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In his several posts, h3g3l spoke well for me. I might as well go back to bed.
Of course the U.S. is not Bangladesh or the old Soviet Union, and Obama is not Stalin, but he is taking us in that direction. It will take a while to bleed us down that far. I'm not suggesting at all I could do better elsewhere. I am suggesting that he and his leftist ilk are moving the country around me. Or trying anyway.
Perhaps we should ignore the red flags and let him have his way until we sink to the level of, say, England? or France? Where SHOULD we draw the line?
Taxes and fees are increasing at an alarming rate in every corner of our lives. Inflation is essentially zero on goods and services, why should government continue to gobble up more and more? Personally, I think that's the next bubble. Either the people rise up, or the system collapses under its own weight.
We've been chasing an Afghani who was cut from his wealthy family who needs constant dialysis -- keeping up a charade like that is expensive for 8 years, and it's especially expensive when the party that shouts that they're strong on National Defense fails to protect us from a National Crisis in less than a year couldn't have been good from the start. It's even more embarrassing that they can't catch the guy they trained. I really have no idea why we can't catch this guy after seeing our military expenditures. What's sad is that that money is only a drop in the bucket compared to the entire picture but it all comes together very nicely for a big terrible mess that it is.
Basically, we're all just too dependant on Reagonomics, something that should've been addressed when Clinton was riding it and increased taxes by 90%.
This whole Obama is a Communist thing sounds like misinformed Fox News Propaganda to me and comparing this recession to the 1920's is a huge laugh. Obama is no better a President than we might've had with the other candidates and i'm sure he'll only end up being a one term President but we won't know just how effective currently enacted policies will affect us until they do.
Markets show signs of stabilization but an improvement from this time last year and prior, non-efficient deficit spending, planned (increased) monetization of health care industry (1/6th of our economy which is primarily a service industry), weakened National Defense programs, International U.S. relations seemingly better. Mixed results with Obama so far.
It's silly to whine about the Government asking for more money when the very same people bought a house they knew they couldn't afford but did anyway are now complaining that the Gov't is asking too much of them but demand it anyway - like their house. Now both are in shambles and they have the audacity to think saving-their-ass-and-their-countrymen services will pop out of thin air like their house did. Mister Wallstreet out there crying how he lost funds he amassed by swindling the masses with lies of affording their dreamhome is crying how he doesn't have access to his get-rich-quick money. Easy money ain't free and the cost of it is what has materialized today, with interest. Bigger the risk, better the reward? Lesson learned = Not for long. Even if he could access the money or were allowed access to it, it wouldn't be worth much to the dwindling value of the greenback. Obviously something must be done and it must be drastic but people are so fear of change. It certainly doesn't happen overnight either.
I blame this culture of vapid consumerism.