What would our forefathers think today?

Discussion in 'Politics' started by Jedi Knight, Jul 4, 2012.

  1. Jedi Knight

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    What would our forefathers think today that we are now going to get hit with the biggest tax in US history? Would they strongly agree that this was overbearing? This 4th of July made me think what did they claim Independence from? Can we say we still honor as a nation what they worked for?
     
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    I have heard that our country was constituted as a Republic Democracy that has a "lifespan" of some 200 years---then it begins to "slip & slide"(figure of speech here for readers to grasp the idea) on a downward slope-----as the democratic ship begins to founder it takes in more and more "socialistic" water-------the "checks & balances" that the founding fathers incorporated act as the ship's "Bilge Pumps" and as time edges onward and the ship slowly takes in more "Socialistic slime"---the bilge pumps working away can only suck out so much social manure until finally . . .

    :tonofbricks::tonofbricks::tear:

    Too many good Christians are :sleep: at the helm to notice!!
     
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    What would they think or what would they say? Big difference! They gave us a Constitution which gave half of the world to the 1%.
     
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    They would be outraged. The concept of running a government by the Constitution and service to the people has eroded for decades, but as of late, the choice for office on both sides is the bottom of the barrel. Look at the choice we have for President of the United States in 2012. One has to vote against a candidate. No one is voting for anyone. It takes a stretch of the imagination to justify a vote either way, although I admit I am voting for Romney after much thought.

    In the Congress, despite the created differences by the news media, the fact is that service to the American people is about as current as being a cobbler. Service to the American people??? LOL The only thing they serve is theirselves to our tax dollars and governing authority.

    Then we have the Supreme Court, that cannot be counted on to interpret the Consitutition, even by a Chief Justice that was nominated and approved by a seemingly conservative President and Republican Congress.

    They would be outraged at the general populace being so self centered, not giving a thought to their fellow citizens or this nation. In fact, the people in office are a reflection of us.

    If I could assign what they deserve, the following would share leg irons for eternity. Pelosi and McConnell, Reid and Coburn, Frank and DeMint, Hillary and Rush, former President Clinton and Gingrich.

    I thought about putting Barney Frank and Anderson Cooper together, but probably not a good idea.
     
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    The founding fathers did not cancel out our sin nature. Our present fascist government is a logical product of the Constitution as amended.
     

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