The pivotal election of 2012 is over. The most liberal, progressive candidate in the history of American politics, with the worst record on the economy in his first term, Barack Hussein Obama, won re-election to a second term by just under 2% of the vote.
The over-riding segments of the population that enabled his victory were the Black vote (who voted for him by over 90%) and the Latino vote (who voted for him by over 70%).
And they did so, absolutely against their own best interest.
Oh, in the short term it can certainly be argued that Obama's campaign of "social justice," and equalizing the playing field from his perspective...which perspective is a socialist, redistribution of wealth perspective at best, and a marxist perspective at worst, is appealing to voters who find themselves as a group the most negatively impacted in terms of employment, family stability, poverty, and crime rates in the nation, and particularly during this long standing economic down turn.
When a politician promises specifically to "right these wrongs," and to give these voting blocks "stuff," be it contraceptives, food stamps, a portion of other people's income, free school loans, easier housing, etc., etc. one can see why people would be tempted to vote for them. And make no mistake, that is exactly what the progressive left is doing, as they have done for decades. Dangling entitlements and free "stuff," in front of people in an effort to buy their vote.
But everything has a cost...as we shall see...and the cost is horrific for those whose life styles, livelihoods, and social positioning are adversly impacted.
Despite it being hard to look beyond the entitlements and hand-outs, it is all the more important to examine the record of the politicians promising such things. Perhaps they do so to hide their actual record. What they have actually done (or not done) for these constituencies, is a critical determination to make before making a decision as to who should lead this nation and address its economic and social problems.
This nation spends over a trillion dollars on welfare every year. Since the inception of the "Great Society" under Lyndon Johnson in the 1960s, this nation has spent tens of trillions of dollars at the behest of the progressive left to try and "equalize," things by "giving" away money, perqs, food stamps, house loans, school loans, etc., etc.
Have things improved?
No, they have not.
By abandoning the time honored and proven methods of hard work, personal accountability and responsibility, advancement due to merit, and the natural competiveness and reward of the free market, these socialist policies have failed...and are failing here in the United States, and failing miserably...just like they have everywhere else on earth they have been attempted.
The ultimate outcome will be less for all, poverty for more and more, bankruptcy for individuals and the nation, and less and less wealth in the hands of the people as a whole, and more and more wealth and power in the hands of progressive government politicians and appoitnees who will live like kings and queens as they "govern" the rest of us. For example, take Barack and Michelle Obama. As President and the 1st Lady, in 2011, their upkeep, outside of official duties in the office of the Presidnecy cost the US taxpayers 1.4 billion dollars alone!
And while they live like royalty (which Americans fought to gain their independence from in the 1770s and 1780s), here are the brutal statistics for Latinos and Blacks regarding major demographics that they experience day in and day out in the society that has created by the progressive liberal left, obstentiously to corerect these very wrongs:
These are the actual results of what Barack Hussein Obama has presided over. A man who took a wholly preventable and manufactured economic crisis in 2008...which crisis was predominantly a result of these same failed policies...and then made it worse between 2008 and 2012.
All of this simply goes to show the abject failure of the progressive, leftists policies that Obama has presided over, and which he will increase in his next four years. The very policies the Black and Latino populations are suffering under...and which they voted for in overwhelming numbers.
WAKE UP FELLOW AMERICANS!
Like a watchman on the wall, the warning bell must be tolled. Yes, "WAKE UP FELLOW AMERICANS!" Do not succumb to the promise of free "stuff," and social equalization promised by politicians who have failed to improve the standard of living and way of life for the very people they claim to help. They have no intention of "helping," they have every intention of "controlling." They want to ensure permanent voting blocks, taking advantage of people in these bad circumstances...which circumstances they themselves have created and then continually promises to "fix"...a fix which never comes.
They never intend for it to. In fact, the only "fix" is that the "fix is in."
Awaken to your dilema and divorce yourselves from the Pied Piper mentality these leftist politicians and race baiters, and divisive, class-envy promoters are peddling!
Instead, hold fast to the time-honored traditions and values we all hold dear as Americans...depending on our God and ourselves to provide as best we can for ourselves, and depending on families, our churches, and private charitable organizations to help when in need...and not a government and politicans who want to use the needy for their own ends. No longer listen to or give credence to the absolutely misleading, illogic of the progressive left.
Faith in God, strong families, hard work, personal responsibility, honesty, integrity, the free market, and a reliance on our unalienable rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are the answers. No one can "give you," happiness. You must use these fundamental values and then pursue and find it for yourselve! THAT is the promise of America...that you are free to do so.
...and this does not even begin to discuss the 100% moral turnaround this President made on marriage, the most critical and imporant institution in our society, the destruction and demeaning of which adversely impacts every one of those demographic measurements mentioned (and a lot more) listed above. President Barrack Obama reversed his campaign position from 2008 and in 2011 stated as the President of the United States, that marirage should be defined as including two men or two women instead of the Biblically revealed and clear principle that marriage, ordained of God, is between a man and a woman.
Beware any man or woman or party that promises a quick fix for you on the backs of others. Or promises that your "special interests," no matter how perverse, will be included as the norm for society. Such politicians are snake oil salesmen of the worst sort and their attempts to use class envy, a promise of free stuff, and thier power in government to force these things are nothing but a deceit and lie to empower themselves at your expense.
God bless America, and God bless her people to turn to Him and His time-honored and proven moral and societal values for our hope and for our success!
Remember, 2014 and then 2016 are coming! How and who you vote for makes a difference...a real difference that has impact beyond the rhetoric and platitudes. Vote for an impact that will allow YOU to improve your life and that of your children and grandchildren. Vote for self determination, for personal responsibility and accountability, and for real promise...promise that leads to success and your own personal improvement and that of your family, neighbors and friends...and away from the endless captivity and morass the progressive left is selling you, and entrapping you with.
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