I Fear For the Future of Our Country

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    I Gave Up On It.

    The government is like Hal 9000 from 2001 'A space Odyssey' we created, installed it, and program it for one purpose and one purpose only yet it refuses to commit to that one purpose. I despise government employees that do not know their damn jobs! And Social Security...
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    Jun 25, 2012

    Isn'T This Interesting?

    http://www.snopes.com/politics/clintons/mezvinsky.asp Who is Ed Mezvinsky? Edward "Ed" Mezvinsky born January 17, 1937, is a former Democrat congressman. As a Democrat, he represented Iowa 's 1st congressional district in the United States House of Representatives for two...
    Artattack Artattack
    66-70, M
    May 28, 2013

    The Good News

    at 80 years of age there is an extra 25pence a week in the old age pension. champagne all round.
    wed383 wed383
    Apr 6, 2013

    Where Are We Going?

    I have tried to keep my political views off ep as much as possible but it is a vital part of me. I hope I don't **** off any of my friends but I am concerned not only for the United States but the World. I know money has always been in Politics and always will be but I feel...
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    Apr 25, 2012

    I Believe

    i believe we are headed for a financial crash unlike most people that are alive can remember.we seem to think it is a right wing or left wing problem it is our problem we are funding a war with a no win status i was in vietnam and the only difference is sand vs. jungle same...
    coverover coverover
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jan 9, 2008

    Teaching Our Kids To Be Traitors

    Just read a article that said the Bryant school district in Arkansas is teaching that the constitution is outdated and needs to be destroyed . they are also teaching that rights come from government making the government god . Citing the patriot act the sixth grade students were...
    demosthenes2001 demosthenes2001
    56-60, M
    Oct 9, 2013

    I don't mean this from a nationalistic 'I care

    only about my country' point of view, I mean that I am scared about what is going to happen to the country and everyone else after the elections. I know I'm stereotypically a bit too young to have opinions on politics like this, but I seriously believe that all of the political...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 29, 2015

    Opportunity Hoarding

    Charles Tilly defined it as this: “When members of a categorically bounded network acquire access to a resource that is valuable, renewable, subject to monopoly, supportive of network activities, & enhanced by the network’s modus operandi, network members regularly hoard...
    BookOfRoses BookOfRoses
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 15, 2013

    My Thoughts On The Country

    I wish our country was better, that I wouldn't have to be in fear of paying my bills or feeding my family. Fear of not getting a job, fear of not being healthy, fear of my friends and family going to war, and fear of no more freedom. I wish the country would finally stop and say...
    Randythots Randythots
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 25, 2013

    Unemployment Is Not Fun

    I know that supposedly the unemployment % has decreased or whatever, but I don't really believe the news anymore. The thought of unemployment was glamorous at first due to the fact that I am an optimistic person. And somewhat lazy. As 6 months have passed, I find myself going a...
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    Jun 28, 2013
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