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Is America on the verge of becoming the worlds new socialist government? One founded on crisis and control. We have entered a very interesting period in history. There are now individuals and groups who have the cash to buy a complete major political party in the USA. It is times like this that such individuals or groups wait for, a trade of precieved personal safety in exchange for a "small" loss of freedom. Quite often these individuals or groups learn to control the media well ahead of the first major step to control a population. Has one of our major parties already been purchased or manipulated, does that party already control mainstream media? Time and time again history tells us what to expect. Did the people of Venezuela think giving up their right to firearms would ever be a problem, no, they were sure history would not be repeated in their country! The African continent is litter by governments that steal freedom just to have total control over its populace. Even Hitler himself used crisis to further his "parties" control over the populace. These same individuals or groups will insist that our constitution and bill of rights are outdated or irrelevant today. These timeless articles written by our founding fathers offer us a gauge or test to see if we have wandered to far off the course that the founders invisioned. They may not have been able to imagine the future we have today but, they left us a map with boundaries to guide us. The next couple of years could very well transform our country, maybe even the world.
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This is very true, What bothers me the most is so many have already been brain washed from their phones ( social media ) telling them this is for the best. It really doesn't effect me , I don't do that any way, I don't mind if they listen to every word I say I don't have any thing to hide, I don't ....... to late ? I have asked adults 50 plus why they spend so much time on the phone instead of living and doing.


I have heard form many kids my own included, We were never taught about the holocaust we heard Hitler was a bad guy but..... and the list goes on uprisings against governments, our history has been written out of text books, So future generations will have no warning of what to look out for.


This take over has been in the works since before world II The power greedy rich for some odd reason just have to.


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I'm curious what is being taught about Pearl Harbor, or the Godless ones murdering 3,000 innocents on 9-11-01. CHARLIE.
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I recently moved to New England, to a small island colonized as a refuge for the religiously persecuted. I put up a Gadsen Flag (there are flags all over this town, to include Betsy Ross, Tree Flag.) Several young men are reroofing a house across the street from mine; they are very slow, spend most of their time on their phones, show up at 9, start work at 10, take long breaks and lunches, start cleaning up at 3, out of there by 4. Their language is obscene and profane ... our houses are very close together, and the windows are open since no one has central AC. I have been told they are representative of a typical new englander young man, which is progressive, mostly democrat, intrigued by socialism.

One of them asks me which state the flag is for. I said it's not, it was a colonial flag. He responded, he thought it was a south carolina flag. I sincerely doubt he knew that the flag was made by a South Carolinian, and most likely had a contemporary misunderstanding. Rather than unpack that with him, I just said, nope, and walked away. They have no grasp of their own history; they welcome being treaded upon. They have no work ethic, no personal discipline, no self-respect or respect for those around them. Like most of their generation the are most likely only motivated to be orderly by the rule of law and fear. And most likely that is how they will assert authority over others. They are a field ripe unto harvest for those with the $ and control to assert socialism over our country.

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I think we passed the crossroads years ago. We are well down the road, and we're not going back.

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This is very true, What bothers me the most is so many have already been brain washed from their phones ( social media ) telling them this is for the best. It really doesn't effect me , I don't do that any way, I don't mind if they listen to every word I say I don't have any thing to hide, I don't ....... to late ? I have asked adults 50 plus why they spend so much time on the phone instead of living and doing.


I have heard form many kids my own included, We were never taught about the holocaust we heard Hitler was a bad guy but..... and the list goes on uprisings against governments, our history has been written out of text books, So future generations will have no warning of what to look out for.


This take over has been in the works since before world II The power greedy rich for some odd reason just have to.


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Well said...anything but a ramble!

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I think we passed the crossroads years ago. We are well down the road, and we're not going back.

I agree. We are not going back and it won't be socialism. Trump just stalled the train for 4 and maybe 8 years.
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I agree. We are not going back and it won't be socialism. Trump just stalled the train for 4 and maybe 8 years.
Probably just a four year stall. We have been slowly going down the drain for the last 100 years.
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We certainly will be toast if everyone just throws their hands up and says it's inevitable that this country will go socialist. Freedom must always be faught for. One thing is for sure; the commie dummycrats never quit. We have to be even more committed. We owe that to our country.

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Well said...anything but a ramble!

330 days until I retire for the second time! My goals involve contentment and simplicity. I plan to say good by to all of my internet friends and do away with the computer. The cell phone is like a leash on a dog and mine is gone day one upon retirement. I won't have time for the TV nor will I care. I will be hunting, fishing cutting wood or in the garden. My social life will be my 13 grandkids activities and church. Early to bed and early to rise has always been my way. So what can be wrong with setting on the porch with a cup of coffee watching the sun come up and the only sound filling the air is the song birds and a rooster crowing! It's where I came from and it's where I intend to return! I won't care if I ever see another 4 lane road or news broadcast.

I was a backwoods boy growing up and that's how I plan to go out!
I am giving serious thought to doing the same thing.
I haven't been posting near as much lately, I'm burned out, and need time away from here and the internet, and most TV.
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