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Decline of the American Empire

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{Politics.369.1157}: {wotan} Sun, 29 Mar 2015 05:26:37 EDT (0 lines)
{erased by wotan Sun, 29 Mar 2015 05:27:11 EDT}

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{Politics.369.1158}: Glen Marks {wotan} Sun, 29 Mar 2015 05:27:33 EDT (19 lines)

Does this apply to the U.S.?:

- Now our republic looks like a beautiful painting faded with age.
Our generation has not only failed to restore the colours of this
masterpiece, but we have not even bothered to preserve its general
form and outline. What now remains of the ancient ways of our country
the poet declares we were founded upon? These traditions have so sunk
into oblivion that we neither practise them nor even remember what
they were. And what shall I say about the men? For the reason our
customs have passed away is that the people who once upheld them no
longer exist. We should be put on trial as if for a capital crime to
explain why this disaster has happened. But there is no defence we
can give. Our country survives only in words, not as anything of
substance. We have lost it all. We have only ourselves to blame.

Cicero

"http://www.frontline.in/books/what-the-romans-can-teach-
us/article4698395.ece"

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{Politics.369.1159}: Senator Lampoon {yesdeer} Sun, 29 Mar 2015 11:38:40 EDT (HTML)

>Does this apply to the U.S.?:<

Not yet. Give it another couple hundred years of liberalism.

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{Politics.369.1160}: Richard Clark {cardo} Sun, 29 Mar 2015 13:14:59 EDT (HTML)

Empires are born, live, deteriorate and die, just like people. Our empire is no different, and it's obviously on the way out.

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{Politics.369.1161}: Senator Lampoon {yesdeer} Sun, 29 Mar 2015 13:26:46 EDT (HTML)

No it's not.

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{Politics.369.1162}: Richard Clark {cardo} Sun, 29 Mar 2015 13:32:48 EDT (1 line)

Dreamer.

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{Politics.369.1163}: Glen Marks {wotan} Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:39:44 EDT (5 lines)

"Decadence leads to decline, and America shows the telltale signs"
(recent article):

"http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/dec/29/cal-thomas-america-
shows-decline-signs-of-empires-/"

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{Politics.369.1164}: Richard Clark {cardo} Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:41:27 EDT (1 line)

Steve, read and learn.

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{Politics.369.1165}: Elizabeth Costello {lizcostello} Sun, 29 Mar 2015 18:20:40 EDT (0 lines)


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{Politics.369.1166}: Richard Clark {cardo} Sun, 29 Mar 2015 22:35:59 EDT (HTML)

Why? Because Americans feel a deeply buried guilt about all the indians we had to kill to take over this country. Except for the military, who want to capture some of the bravery from the animal spirits of all the indians we killed.

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{Politics.369.1167}: Ken {Kioma} Sun, 29 Mar 2015 22:37:03 EDT (1 line)

Point Cardo.

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{Politics.369.1168}: Elizabeth Costello {lizcostello} Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:19:32 EDT (2 lines)

So if you feel so guilty why is it okay for the government to use
Indian names, but not sport's teams?

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{Politics.369.1169}: Senator Lampoon {yesdeer} Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:50:03 EDT (HTML)

He wouldn't answer that one because, well, he thinks the government is his mama.

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{Politics.369.1170}: Ken {Kioma} Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:53:53 EDT (3 lines)

SL - do you ever say anything that's not a personal attack?

EC - because 'Redskin' is a derogatory term.  Not that mysterious, really.

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{Politics.369.1171}: Senator Lampoon {yesdeer} Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:55:50 EDT (HTML)

{1164} Okay, let's say you're right about the decline. It goes hand in hand with the rise in liberalism. In case you need a clue, it will take people like you to wake up and abandon liberalism for a more sane and sound political philosophy.

Try progressive conservatism. You might find it more effective than the neo-liberal fascism you currently embrace.

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{Politics.369.1172}: Senator Lampoon {yesdeer} Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:57:46 EDT (HTML)

{1170} I speak the truth. Because that seems to hurt you does not make it a personal attack.

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{Politics.369.1173}: Ken {Kioma} Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:18:38 EDT (2 lines)

You have a twisted ans self-serving sense of 'truth' SL, but that's
what makes you a typical conservative - and that's the truth.

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{Politics.369.1174}: Elizabeth Costello {lizcostello} Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:20:56 EDT (3 lines)

Senator,

I get the feeling Ken has never met a conservative.  Do you?

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{Politics.369.1175}: Senator Lampoon {yesdeer} Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:31:36 EDT (HTML)

I think Ken is one of the replacement killers.

He's a lousy shot.

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