“Hitler did not have to destroy democracy; he merely took advantage of the decay of democracy and at the critical moment obtained the support of many to whom, though they detested Hitler, he yet seemed the only man strong enough to get things done.” F. A. Hayek from his book, "The Road To Serfdom".
" Paddle faster, I hear Banjos!"
Hermain Cain contended: Obama ran a popularity contest campaign, and that's what happened. At least partially right.
Rush added, as Bon noted, who wouldn't vote for Santa Claus? When you hit the tipping point when as many are getting from the govt as there are sending money to the govt, you're going to have a problem getting enough people to vote for giving the goodies back.
Can't believe that Hurricane Sandy came to O's aid! A great photo op with Christie. And actually did NOT do a thing to really help. Alabama utility workers were not allowed to work in NJ because they were non-union workers! Gasoline lines in NY and NJ remain a mile long. Generators and supplies brought into NY for the marathon (that was cancelled) just sat there when they could have been useful to those in distress.
"Know in your heart that all things are possible. We couldn't conceive of a miracle if none ever happened." -Libby Fudim
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Well, as long as you don't include Texas (heavily Repub) in that, you might have a point, but Texas has at least three universities (t.u. Austin, Rice, and Texas A&M (I think SMU was also in there) listed in the top 200 in the WORLD. We also have NASA, Dell, etc., so we at least have a wealth of cognitive reserves on which to draw.
Any doctrine that weakens personal responsibility for judgment and for action helps create the attitudes that welcome and support the totalitarian state.
Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for 'tis better to be alone than in bad company.
Gig'em Aggies!! BTCO'77HOO t.u.!!