Fwd: This is an eye opener

Randomness about the insidiousness of liberal positions –

How Long Do We Have?
>> > >
>> > > About the time our original thirteen states adopted their new
>> > constitution in 1787, 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 earlier:
>> > >
>> > > ‘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 they can vote themselves generous gifts from the public treasury.’
>> > >
>> > > ‘From that moment on, the majority always vote for the candidates who promise the most
benefits from the public treasury, with the result
>> > that every democracy will finally collapse due to 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, those
>> > > nations always progressed through the following sequence:
>> > >
>> > > 1. From bondage to spiritual faith;
>> > >
>> > > 2. From spiritual faith to great courage;
>> > >
>> > > 3. From courage to liberty;
>> > >
>> > > 4. From liberty to abundance;
>> > >
>> > > 5. From abundance to complacency;
>> > >
>> > > 6. From complacency to apathy;
>> > >
>> > > 7. From apathy to dependence;
>> > >
>> > > 8. From dependence back into bondage’
>> > >
>> > > Professor Joseph Olson of Hemline University School of Law, St. Paul,
>> > > Minnesota , points out some interesting facts concerning the 2000
>> > > Presidential election:
>> > >
>> > > Number of States won by:
>> > > Gore: 19
>> > > Bush: 29
>> > >
>> > > Square miles of land won by:
>> > > Gore: 580,000
>> > > Bush: 2,427,000
>> > >
>> > > Population of counties won by:
>> > > Gore: 127 million
>> > > Bush: 143 million
>> > >
>> > > Murder rate per 100,000 residents in counties won by:
>> > > Gore: 13.2
>> > > Bush: 2.1
>> > >
>> > > Professor Olson adds: ‘In aggregate, the map of the territory Bush won was
>> > > mostly the land owned by the taxpaying citizens of this great country.

>> > > Gore’s territory mostly encompassed those citizens living in
>> > > government-owned tenements and living off various forms of government
>> > > welfare…’ Olson believes the United State s 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…

It then goes on to speak of the scourge of illegal immigration.

I say, we should protect our nation from freeloading wanks, wherever they come from.

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2 responses to “Fwd: This is an eye opener

  1. Pingback: CONTEXT AND DIVERSION:SHELL GAMES OF WORLD DOMINATION « Benafia’s Weblog

  2. Bill from Maryland

    You are a refreshingly lucid and clear writer, esp. your two extended entries of March 2. I had seen the “eye opener” material before in an email received. A quick Snopes check that I just did shows the citations are questionable.

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