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Deplorable Otis
At my age...
Sun Sep 9, 2018 10:07pm
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Iím enjoying life and all the things that make it a rewarding experience......beyond that......I donít care what happens. Iím certainly not going to spend time worrying about future generations!

  • In a thread below, Mondo asked me to enumerate some of the reasons I see this nation and society as being in a possibly-irreversible decline. I thought that might make for an interesting discussion... more
    • Robert Heinlen... in one of his novels... ~ Sprout, Mon Sep 10 8:39am
      pointed out one of the signs of a 'sick' society was people identifying with a sub-group more than the group. The most dangerous thing is the hyphen.
    • At my age... ~ Deplorable Otis, Sun Sep 9 10:07pm
      • I respect that outlook. ~ Poppet, Mon Sep 10 1:36am
        I share it, to at least some degree. This thread arose from a discussion in which I mentioned I've begun preparations to emigrate. I have no progeny, nor am I likely to. I just don't have a lot of... more
    • great insights ~ Trish, Sun Sep 9 7:37am
      Greed in this Nation kills so many things. Consider a basic political campaign
      • sorry hit post too soon ~ Trish, Sun Sep 9 7:50am
        The price tag for the 2016 election (presidential and congressional) was a horrific sum of 6.5 BILLION. How many people could that feed? How many houses for homeless vets could that build. Superpacks ... more
        • The malaise in education is a killer. ~ Poppet, Mon Sep 10 1:40am
          I just don't see how any for of government "by the people" can succeed if the people lack critical thinking skills. And yes, superpacs are a blight...but the existing mutant system that they're a... more
    • Are best days are still ahead. ~ Eleanor, Sat Sep 8 4:05pm
      As long as the Constitution lives and people cherish freedom, we Americans will survive, debate, and prosper. There is no shame in leaving if you think otherwise. Just my opinion, of course.
    • Brava! My ĘĘ: Corporatocracy ~ Merlin, Sat Sep 8 12:49pm
      Corporatocracy is I think at the heart of the matter in terms of the decline in some ways as it relates to men and women of the USA and nations in general. Many corporations today are in essence... more
      • Therein lies the rub. ~ G🤑🤑🤑G, Sun Sep 9 9:28am
        And is much of the impetus towards globalism. Corporate-Internationalist driven. Their seat of power is New York City. The political doctrine is wrapped up in the Wolfowitz 'Doctrine.' An... more
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