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KRUSCHEV WAS RIGHT

Yankee Traveler 2012/05/30 21:54:57

There are two Americas.....Republicans and Democrats.


One puts in, the other takes out.......givers and takers.


According to the Census Bureau, some 49.1 percent of all American
households contain one or more members receiving some sort of government
social-services program.


They used to call that the dole.


Now they call it welfare/entitlement.


Half of Americans call it their right.


The other half call it their burden.


Federal statistics show that some 49.1 percent get a check, and 47
percent pay no income tax. The burden of supporting government – and a
dependent half of the population – falls to 50 percent of Americans. In
the land of equality, life is decidedly unequal. And the so-called
disadvantaged seem to be at a substantial advantage.



The dividing line, right down the middle, is the defining
reality of American politics. It’s not about philosophies, it’s about
money.


One party stands for the half of the population that earns
money. The other party stands for the half of the population that gets
money from the government.


It’s that simple.


In overwhelming proportion, those who are recipients and
beneficiaries of government social services favor the Democratic Party.
The reason is obvious. That party represents them and their interests.
It is the party of “We’ll Give You More,” and it makes good on that
promise with staggering reliability.


It is the party of greed, covetousness and envy. It preaches an
entitlement steeped not in gratitude, but resentment. The Democratic
Party promises checks not in the name of compassionate neighbors, but in
the name of classist attack. It teaches recipients to believe that they
are “owed,” with the unavoidable consequence that each new benefit is
only fuel for the fire demanding the next.


The Democrats are the party of the welfare class.


The Republicans are the party of the productive class.


Sadly, the Republicans are not as faithful to the interests of
their natural constituents as are the Democrats – plenty of Republican
politicians are seduced by the ease of buying votes with government
checks.


But, basically, that’s how it goes.


If you put in, you’re a Republican.


If you take out, you’re a Democrat.



Once the free-enterprise system slips into the minority, four years from now, a majority of American households will be on one
government dole or another, and the Democrats’ permanent majority will
be established.


At that point, the electoral process will be reduced to
representative kleptocracy, where the growing majority will simply vote
itself a larger and larger check.


That’s why this election is important.


It’s something significantly more than a choice between two
individuals. It’s only secondarily about Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.
It’s primarily about whether America clings to some scraps of capitalism
or slips irretrievably into socialism.


Or worse.


Because it’s looking like Kruschev was right.


In 1959, he told Americans that their grandchildren would be communists. Scoffed at then, he has been essentially proven right.


“You Americans are so gullible,” the Soviet premier said. “No,
you won't accept Communism outright; but we'll keep feeding you small
doses of Socialism until you will finally wake up and find that you
already have Communism. We won't have to fight you; we'll so weaken your
economy, until you fall like overripe fruit into our hands."


Can any honest observer deny that that has taken place? Can any
honest observer deny that this November’s election is a fork in the
road, back to the free American marketplace with its belief in the
possession of property, or onward to the lowest common denominator of
government-directed collectivism?


“The proletariat will be the undertakers of capitalism,” the
communists say, paraphrasing Marx, and in November they may be literally
proven true.


It is inconceivable that in this society half of the population
is truly incompetent or handicapped. It is unbelievable that half of the
world’s largest economy is populated with people who would perish
without a government teat to suck. We cannot be that dysfunctional.


But we can be that lazy.


And entitled.


And deluded.


And unless this election gives capitalism – the right to live by
the sweat of your own brow – another chance to prove its worth, the
next cycle will find a majority of voters seduced and lost to the belief
in something for nothing.


Yes, the president will attack corporations and banks and oil
companies, as well as successful individuals and industries. He will
sing from the songbook of communist class warfare.


And almost half the country will agree with him.


Which will leave the other half of us with not only the bills to pay, but the country to save.

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  • prosperhappily 2012/06/27 22:31:02
    prosperhappily
    +1
    I hate the fact that he's right.

    The programs you are talking about started off with the best of intentions. Take care of those who CAN'T take care of themselves. I have some sympathy for those people. We're all just accident or illness from being in those shoes.

    Unfortunately, we've allowed those programs to include those who WON'T help themselves. They are worse than worthless. They are parasites who live via legalized theft from those of us who do work. I have no sympathy for those people and do not care what happens to them.

    We need to seriously scale back or eliminate these programs.
  • Yankee ... prosper... 2012/06/27 22:40:51
    Yankee Traveler
    +1
    Sad but true!!
  • Aqua Surf BTO-t-BCRA-F 2012/06/23 03:56:12
    Aqua Surf BTO-t-BCRA-F
    +1
    Thank you for this brilliant thread. I hope it wakes up some more people to what is going on right under our noses. I saw this going on under the Clintons, but the blame goes as far back as FDR and LBJ.
  • Yankee ... Aqua Su... 2012/06/23 14:57:50
    Yankee Traveler
    +1
    You're welcome! Thanks for reading! Don't be scared to share!
  • Charu ∞ijm♥∞ 2012/06/19 19:46:06
    Charu ∞ijm♥∞
    +2
    They have infiltrated us nicely haven't they?
  • Yankee ... Charu ∞... 2012/06/19 23:19:24
    Yankee Traveler
    +2
    We were warned!
  • Charu ∞... Yankee ... 2012/06/19 23:50:28
    Charu ∞ijm♥∞
    +2
    Yes we were!
  • Yankee ... Charu ∞... 2012/06/20 09:12:39
    Yankee Traveler
    +2
    I remember the warning but was to young to fully understand what was meant and the realism of it all.
  • Charu ∞... Yankee ... 2012/06/20 14:45:59
    Charu ∞ijm♥∞
    +1
    I like you heard when I was very young as well...I had a military Daddy that would never let us forget it.
  • ruthannhausman 2012/06/17 01:28:17
    ruthannhausman
    +2
    What's to comment? He was right and it's being proven as we speak.
  • Yankee ... ruthann... 2012/06/17 13:22:19
    Yankee Traveler
    +1
    exactly the point
  • ruthann... Yankee ... 2012/06/18 20:44:13
    ruthannhausman
    +2
    But it's too bad there are so few Americans who are willing to honestly listen and believe what they hear and connect it to what they should be seeing today. I mean, really, we're not talking about Sarah Palin bringing up these things, we're talking about Nikita K. himself. I mean, good grief, what more proof can there be? You know, freedom is really, truly fantastic but, unfortunately, it allows knotheads to survive. Sheesh.
  • Yankee ... ruthann... 2012/06/18 21:11:05 (edited)
    Yankee Traveler
    +1
    Want to read some interesting stuff, from Russia

    http://english.pravda.ru/
  • stevmackey 2012/06/05 20:25:52 (edited)
    stevmackey
    +1
    I remember this man that could climb up on the table and shake his fists saying "We will bury you". He wasn't always right. I'll bet that he hated Reagan.,
  • Matt 2012/06/01 18:57:54
    Matt
    +2
    The elected leaders of BOTH parties take out a lot more that all of us put in. Welfare money goes back into the American economy. Warfare money is gone forever.
    Libya
  • prosper... Matt 2012/06/27 22:33:17
    prosperhappily
    +1
    You are right, to a very large extent. It pisses me off when we get involved in wars that don't concern us.
  • Carl 2012/06/01 06:52:56
    Carl
    +3
    Democrats are the new "You Owe Me" class.
  • Yankee ... Carl 2012/06/01 09:19:31
    Yankee Traveler
    +3
    The "gimme" class......hahahahahahaha!!! Thing is there is nothing new about them being this way. It's just now it's in our face and they are proud of it.
  • D D 2012/05/31 11:32:24
    D D
    +5
    This election is very important as it will decide if we go socialist/communist or remain free. There is a very good chance this will be our last election. There are some that believe we may not even have this election! I don't rule out anything.

    ntye
  • Yankee ... D D 2012/05/31 21:36:15
    Yankee Traveler
    +2
    the dictator my call for martial law and that will delay indefinitely the election. He will then place the UN troops as his form of protection against us and our military and then things will really get interesting
  • D D Yankee ... 2012/05/31 22:30:04
  • Charu ∞ijm♥∞ 2012/05/31 04:14:00
    Charu ∞ijm♥∞
    +3
    We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt.
    We must make our election between economy and liberty
    or profusion and servitude.
    If we run into such debt, as that we must be taxed in our meat and
    in our drink, in our necessaries and our comforts, in our labors and
    our amusements, for our calling and our creeds...
    [we will] have no time to think,
    no means of calling our miss-managers to account
    but be glad to obtain subsistence by hiring ourselves
    to rivet their chains on the necks of our fellow-sufferers...
    And this is the tendency of all human governments.
    A departure from principle in one instance
    becomes a precedent for [another ]...
    till the bulk of society is reduced to be mere automatons of misery...
    And the fore-horse of this frightful team is public debt.
    Taxation follows that, and in its train wretchedness and oppression.
    Thomas Jefferson
  • Patriot Unit 2012/05/31 02:35:44
    Patriot Unit
    +4
    Your Damn right he was. We are seeing it today, thanks to the Dictator we call our President.
  • ««Gingey, the Master Debate... 2012/05/31 00:07:52
    ««Gingey, the Master Debater of Þ|-|Дэ†»»
    +3
    Aw it's so cute that you actually think that there's a difference between Democrats and Republicans.
  • Red_Horse 2012/05/30 23:51:07
  • SK-pro impeachment 2012/05/30 23:48:50
  • ReconMa... SK-pro ... 2012/05/31 00:31:35
  • SK-pro ... ReconMa... 2012/05/31 00:34:14
    SK-pro impeachment
    +5
    UH-HUH.
  • ReconMa... SK-pro ... 2012/05/31 00:37:32
  • D D SK-pro ... 2012/05/31 11:35:41
  • ReconMarine~PWCM*AVA*BTTB*JLA* 2012/05/30 23:39:09
  • momma-o... ReconMa... 2012/05/31 00:44:11
    momma-on-the-hit-list
    +4
    Recon get with the times, they call it "progress" now.
  • Yankee ... momma-o... 2012/05/31 09:07:22
    Yankee Traveler
    +3
    yes it's the regressive progressive movement now.............makes sense to them
  • ReconMa... Yankee ... 2012/05/31 21:15:37
  • ReconMa... momma-o... 2012/05/31 21:14:21
  • ScottyG - Faqueue 2012/05/30 23:35:16
    ScottyG - Faqueue
    +5
    We all know Barry is a student of Nikita.
  • Yankee ... ScottyG... 2012/05/31 09:08:22
    Yankee Traveler
    +3
    Son of Nikita
  • ScottyG... Yankee ... 2012/05/31 15:11:22
    ScottyG - Faqueue
    +3
    Sounds about right.
  • swimmingswan 2012/05/30 23:12:50
    swimmingswan
    maybe so
  • Kane Fernau 2012/05/30 22:50:05
    Kane Fernau
    +9
    A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities.
    Thomas Jefferson

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