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Another Democrat City Running Into The Ground

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  • #31
    Utter bullshit. You know who signed NAFTA and gave China permanent MFN status. Yet you refuse to blame the party responsible, and instead babble on about the GOP.

    Once again: Democrats gave China permanent MFN status. Democrats enacted NAFTA.

    Say it with me. Democrats gave China permanent MFN status. Democrats enacted NAFTA.

    Sinking in yet?

    Originally posted by Blue Doggy View Post

    Detroit is an example of what happens with open borders free trade globalization policies over the last several decades. You have towns in the rust belt that used to be defined by large middle classes, based upon manufacturing, and they are now devastated, with the greatest number of disability applications being found there. This is done in desperation in order to try to get at least some income into households. Open borders free trade globalization, the scheme to enrich greater the elites has devastated towns all across this nation as the tax base was eroded, taken away creating towns that look like the great depression was here again.

    So, instead of blaming democrats, if you were seriously objective you would blame the path that Reagan put us on, reversing what created vibrant towns and cities post ww2. And then blame the democrats who moved toward the insanity of neoliberalism brought back by the GOP, and embraced it, so they could feed at the banking cabal and big corporation pig troughs for campaign donations to further the political ambitions of these treasonous dems and repubs.

    What really gets my goat, is that the fact of the matter is, the way FDR structured our economy was not only a success but a monumental success for average americans, which is the majority in this nation, and that cannot be honestly refuted. And what Reagan brought back has been the greatest economic failure when it comes to average americans ever seen, unless you go back to the gilded age. Now you guys can live in denial, for ideological reasons, but the evidence for what I just said is too high and too prolific to ignore.

    I never saw people having to live under bridges, under the FDR model, but ever since Reagan, we have filled up the underside of bridges with people who cannot earn a living in this hollowed out economy, done by the elites, and the men who represent their interests in DC and will not represent the interests of the American people. When you see a crowd for trump or sanders, you are seeing the people who finally caught on to the treason. That you and others like commodore have yet to catch on, just illustrates the hold that ideology has on some people. You guys would ride this sinking ship to the bottom, and refuse to plug up the hole, and drown, simply because the plug was BLUE and union made. And some MNC in china didn't make it using communist labor for cents on the dollar.

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    • #32
      Originally posted by reality View Post
      Re: Another Democrat City Running Into The Ground

      Just let it die. Then we can ressurect it later. We have the technology. We can make it bigger, better, stronger, less likely to mortgage its soul for the promise of magic beans at some later date.
      Just like the six million dollar man - but I have a feeling liberalism will always be with us no matter how many times we repeat the cycles of failure.

      We can rebuild and ... the fantasies of creating a perfect "utopia" run by a few arrogant creeps, will return again. Cause destruction again - rinse repeat rinse repeat rinse rep...................

      Funny, we think we're so intelligent - we have all this cool "technology," we can go to the moon, to mars, we're "modern" and "advanced" yadda yadda yadda

      But we continue causing misery and destroying ourselves over and over with the same idiotic fantasies.

      Weird

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      • #33
        Now, the state of Connecticut is going down and threatening to take money from the Yale trust to shore up its finances.

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        • #34
          Originally posted by Captain Trips View Post

          Just like the six million dollar man - but I have a feeling liberalism will always be with us no matter how many times we repeat the cycles of failure.

          We can rebuild and ... the fantasies of creating a perfect "utopia" run by a few arrogant creeps, will return again. Cause destruction again - rinse repeat rinse repeat rinse rep...................

          Funny, we think we're so intelligent - we have all this cool "technology," we can go to the moon, to mars, we're "modern" and "advanced" yadda yadda yadda

          But we continue causing misery and destroying ourselves over and over with the same idiotic fantasies.

          Weird
          It isn't liberalism at all. You have to zoom out and get the big view of what is driving this. LIberalism, or progressivism has the best track record in modern history, post ww2 and it was only when that economic model was dismantled that the trouble began. Open borders free trade globalization will continue to destroy towns and cities, as the revenues needed from our once healthy middle class have been hollowed out, by the loss of industry. Industry is what supported these towns and cities. Only a damned idiot would think you could give that away to communists and not devastate those towns and cities. If you cannot see the simple truth here, I think its time to get the ideological mote out of the eyes. This is so obvious as to be laughable when people try to blame it on liberalism. It is conservative neoliberalism that has caused this, and the right side just refuse to admit the truth of it. And these guys still worship reagan, who brought this failed neoliberalism back from the gilded age. Hell, they will not even admit to the monumental failure of this ideology. Only the trump supporters seem to get it, finally. You will never make america great again unless you stop this insanity of only maxing out elite profits and wealth.

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          • #35
            Originally posted by Blue Doggy View Post

            It isn't liberalism at all. You have to zoom out and get the big view of what is driving this. LIberalism, or progressivism has the best track record in modern history, post ww2 and it was only when that economic model was dismantled that the trouble began. Open borders free trade globalization will continue to destroy towns and cities, as the revenues needed from our once healthy middle class have been hollowed out, by the loss of industry. Industry is what supported these towns and cities. Only a damned idiot would think you could give that away to communists and not devastate those towns and cities. If you cannot see the simple truth here, I think its time to get the ideological mote out of the eyes. This is so obvious as to be laughable when people try to blame it on liberalism. It is conservative neoliberalism that has caused this, and the right side just refuse to admit the truth of it. And these guys still worship reagan, who brought this failed neoliberalism back from the gilded age. Hell, they will not even admit to the monumental failure of this ideology. Only the trump supporters seem to get it, finally. You will never make america great again unless you stop this insanity of only maxing out elite profits and wealth.
            I know you like to blame all that is wrong with America on 'neo-liberalism' and reagan and their economic policies.

            While you may be correct about some of their effects, I think you're so focussed on 'conservative neoliberalism' that you tend to ignore the effects of liberal ideas and applications as a whole. Might it be there's a mote in your own eye distracting you from a few things ?

            Economic policy ideas account for a lot, .. but aren't everything.

            Liberal fantasies of every kind are now being forced onto us and the effects are just beginning. Free speech, freedom of the press, the second amendment, the freedom to practice your religion, freedom in general is becoming something we like to talk about and pretend we still have.

            Trump is a business man. They are even less trustworthy than todays "politicians." He is not the solution to Americas problems.

            Returning to our Constitution and the words of our founding fathers is.

            Unity is.

            Division and internal warring will destroy us. Where we are today, I'm unsure if we can recover from.. without a BIG event that forces us to band together and work together again.

            ...divided we fall...

            We did it to ourselves.

            But "technology" makes it all Ok I guess ?

            No, just more fantasy.

            plus a change, plus c'est la mme chose - The more it changes, the more its the same thing.

            Now we just have more ways to commit evils against one another and there are more of us to do it. We've turned our backs on God and the principles that made us great.

            What do we expect ?

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            ....we have television and smart phones and computers and satellites and robots, and we've sent men to the moon, and we can cure diseases, transplant organs, and even change a persons sex well, not really but we can at least make a man look like a woman and vice versa. So who'se to say that the early Fathers and Doctors of the Church all those many years ago weren't just wrong about a lot of things?

            Science has shown us the wonders of technology and pretty soon we'll have self-driving cars and robots with artificial intelligence that will be doing most of the work for us. We'll all be free to pursue lives of leisure. The world will be a wonderful place then. Or maybe not.

            Chances are that in the future the atheists will still be criticizing people who believe in God. And the LGBT crowd will probably still be demanding that every Christian religion change its beliefs to accommodate their belief that homosexuality and same-sex marriage are perfectly normal. And there may still be radical Islamic extremists who want to kill anyone who doesn't believe as they do, and nuts like Kim Jong-un who want everyone to bow to them.

            ...

            Yet even with all these pesky problems today, that don't look to be going away anytime soon, far too many amongst us think that it really is possible to create heaven on earth. If we can just put the right political system in place and put the right people in charge and make the more and better laws and regulate everything and figure out how to make the economy work right and use technology correctly and make sure everyone has health coverage we can have Utopia here on Earth!


            [ Sorry it won't work. Why ? Because.. ]

            ... there will never be Utopia on Earth, because as smart as we may be there will always be too many individuals in the world who think nothing of hurting others or manipulating others, or amassing wealth or seeking to attain power in a misguided effort to make things better for themselves or have a more comfortable life here on earth.

            As smart as we are we may never get along, even though Jesus Christ told us how to over 2,000 years ago. And then He died for us so that those who get it will get their reward when they die, in heaven, which is not of this world.


            http://www.americanthinker.com/artic..._are_here.html

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            • #36
              Just out of curiosity, how is that KILL people working out in Chicago there leftists! That is YOUR people, what you got to say about it! Is there any wonder Trump won, I mean really. When you have to defend how the people are killing each other, then you have to defend that which can NOT be defended.

              You leftists; as of this post.....are illogical, irrelevant, and immaterial! Congrats, really! You managed to do all of our work for us, and it will carry into 2018!. Cya, wouldn't want to be ya!

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              • #37
                ALEC: Mostly Democratic-run States Are A Total Disaster, Have The Worst Economies

                The American Legislative Exchange Council released their Rich States, Poor States report last week and shockermostly Democratic-run states are a disaster concerning economic performance and competitiveness. ALEC included the top and bottom ten states in the press release announcing the 10th edition of the report. NTK Network broke down who controls what in the respective state legislatures of these low performing states as well.

                https://townhall.com/tipsheet/mattve...omies-n2314989

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                • #38
                  OFFICIAL WARNS ILLINOIS FINANCES IN 'MASSIVE CRISIS MODE'

                  CHICAGO (AP) -- The Illinois official responsible for paying the state's bills is warning that new court orders mean her office must pay out more each month than Illinois receives in revenue.

                  http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories...06-17-11-53-44


                  California won't be far behind. Chasing all the wealthy people out of your state with high taxes in favor of illegal immigrants is not good business.

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