“Woe to the land whose king is a child and whose leaders are already drunk in the morning. Happy the land whose king is a nobleman, and whose leaders work hard before they feast and drink, and then only to strengthen themselves for the tasks ahead”. (Eccl 10: 16-17)


"When misguided public opinion honors what is despicable and despises what is honorable, punishes virtue and rewards vice, encourages what is harmful and discourages what is useful, applauds falsehood and smothers truth under indifference or insult, a nation turns its back on progress and can be restored only by the terrible lessons of catastrophe." … Frederic Bastiat


Evil talks about tolerance only when it’s weak. When it gains the upper hand, its vanity always requires the destruction of the good and the innocent, because the example of good and innocent lives is an ongoing witness against it. So it always has been. So it always will be. And America has no special immunity to becoming an enemy of its own founding beliefs about human freedom, human dignity, the limited power of the state, and the sovereignty of God. – Archbishop Chaput


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Monday, April 25, 2011

IMF predicts America's Fall from Number One

There are many reasons for this but in my view the primary causes are the fools in Washington DC who spent us into the toilet using borrowed money to do so and who then had their puppet at the Federal Reserve print gazillions of Dollars into existence thereby assuring its debasement.

The combination assures us that the next two generations will be saddled with a debt burden, not of their own making, which will never be repaid in its original form.

I might also add the role of a large portion of the citizenry who seem to think that they are entitled to the fruits of the labors of others and who continue to vote for the very same type of politicians who are ensuring our decline.

Then again, you can also thank those who made it so difficult to own and operate a business here in the US between excessive regulation and overbearing bureaucrats that entrepreneurs threw up their hands in disgust and just moved their operations overseas.

April 25, 2011, 8:57 a.m. EDT

IMF bombshell: Age of America nears end

Commentary: China’s economy will surpass the U.S. in 2016


You can read the entire story here ( it will undoubtedly deeply grieve you if you love this nation) :

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/imf-bombshell-age-of-america-about-to-end-2011-04-25?link=MW_home_latest_news

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