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hillbilly US joe

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Will America change soon
« on: September 14, 2014, 07:20:01 PM »
I found this to be very interesting.


In 1887 Alexander Tyler, a Scottish history professor at the
University of Edinburgh , had this to say about the fall of the
Athenian Republic some 2,000 years prior: "A democracy is always
temporary in nature; it simply cannot exist as a permanent
form of government. A democracy will continue to exist up until
the time that voters discover that they can vote themselves generous
gifts from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority
always votes for the candidates who promise the most benefits from
the public treasury, with the result that every democracy will finally
collapse over loose fiscal policy, (which is) always followed by a
dictatorship."

"The average age of the world's greatest civilizations from the
beginning of history, has been about 200 years. During those 200
years, these nations always progressed through the following sequence:

From bondage to spiritual faith;
From spiritual faith to great courage;
From courage to liberty;
From liberty to abundance;
From abundance to complacency;
From complacency to apathy;
From apathy to dependence;
From dependence back into bondage."
The Obituary follows:

Born 1776, Died 2016
It doesn't hurt to read this several times.
Professor Joseph Olson of Hamline University School of Law in
St. Paul, Minnesota, points out some interesting facts concerning
the last Presidential election:

Number of States won by:         Obama: 19               Romney: 29
Square miles of land won by:    Obama: 580,000      Romney: 2,427,000
Population of counties won by: Obama: 127 million  Romney: 143 million
Murder rate per 100,000 residents in counties won by:
Obama: 13.2             Romney: 2.1

Professor Olson adds: "In aggregate, the map of the territory
Romney won was mostly the land owned by the taxpaying citizens of the country.

Obama territory mostly encompassed those citizens living in low
income tenements and living off various forms of government
welfare..."

Olson believes the United States is now somewhere between the
"complacency and apathy" phase of Professor Tyler's definition of
democracy, with some forty percent of the nation's population
already having reached the "governmental dependency" phase..

If Congress grants amnesty and citizenship to twenty million
criminal invaders called illegalís - and they vote - then we can say
goodbye to the USA in fewer than five years.

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Re: Will America change soon
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2014, 11:26:41 AM »
A HOAX!

What you present here is a false text that's been circulating the internet for some time.

Probably created by some right-wing extremists?

Please see http://urbanlegends.about.com/od/government/a/election_stats.htm


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Re: Will America change soon
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2014, 05:09:04 PM »
Thanks Robert. It was a good read though.
« Last Edit: September 29, 2014, 10:43:22 PM by robert »

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Re: Will America change soon
« Reply #3 on: September 29, 2014, 10:43:35 PM »
Thanks Robert. It was a good read though.

Fairy tales usually are. (I edited your post by mistake - I hit modify instead of quote...)

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Re: Will America change soon
« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2014, 05:54:24 PM »
Joe, no matter what/whose/which statistics are used, america has done changed from 'the beginning'.  we aint what we were. happens to every society over time.