This article echoes exactly the things that have been going through my mind now since I started encountering more and more of these rigorist-type "christians" insisting that this is a "Christian country" and refusing to refer to it as a democracy in preference to a republic ... it all seems totally stupid ... but given how Bush ran this economy into the ground ... I cannot help but think of how (forgive me for sounding like Glen Beck) Hitler used the same circumstances to rise to power and how many people, until it was too late, thought of him as a "funny, silly man."
Didn't we all think Boosh was a "stupid, funny, silly" man too?
Just look at how tight the polls are in these races with tea party kooks running against incumbents ... at the moment it actually is looking like Angle could actually beat Reid in spite of all the garbage that comes out of her mouth. Here in IL we've had 10 yrs of Kirk in the 10th district (not Obama's seat as many think is up for grabs) leading by about 10 pts. over Genoulias even after all his lies regarding his military and teaching backround have been revealed. He's made people forget all about the Bloomenthal "in" vs. "during" Vietnam statement ... which only happened once .....
I keep saying I need to research the most "livable" & affordable other places on the planet, and I think I'd really better start seriously looking into it.
“Cowardice asks the question, 'Is it safe?' Expediency asks the question, 'Is it politic?' But conscience asks the question, 'Is it right?' And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular but because conscience tells one it is right.” ~Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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