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Intellectual / Incompetent / Liberal

We all know that there are serious problems with ou American political system. The federal government and national media have been telling us that we continue to lead the world in just about everything. Unfortunately, we do not. Measuring our status against other nations is difficult as it entails comparison of different attributes and characteristics. Comparisons are, at best, crude.  Surely, if we look, it's clear that America is no longer dominant among the world's communities. 


For decades following the 1929 economic depression, America has enriched foreign industries at the expense of our own. We have subsidized foreign military powers while allowing the depletion of our own. We've defended other nations borders while, at the same time, not defended our own. We've spent trillions of dollars to subsidize unworthy governments, and let our own infrastructure to fall into disrepair. 

The use of our economic power as a diplomatic tool may have been the correct thing to do at a specific time, but we forgot to stop. We've made other countries wealthy beyond measure while country's wealth slowly disappeared. None of this would have happened if our leaders were intellectually competent.

Our nation has always been divided, and it was originally designed to to accomodate most differences. Today we have a Liberal Democratic Party and a more Conservative Republican Party. Circumstances have dictated that the ideological division is more intense right now, than it has been since the Civil War. 

The Liberal Left sees America as essentially a racist, xenophobic, colonialist, imperialist, war mongering, money worshiping, moronically religious nation. They see the American identity as an anti-black, anti-Muslim, and anti-Hispanic, and dismiss all dissenting opinion as "hate speech". 


Conservative Republicans are generally more optimistic. They see in America's history a positive from the oppression of tyrants to increased individual liberty. They believe that free markets are superior to markets controlled by the wealthy, that religion aides the civilization of society, that all men are created equal in value, and that war is one of the most dreadful activities on earth.

The "Liberal Left" indoctrination begins in elementary schools and continues through high schools and universities. The revisionist history teaches that the wars we have fought were imperialist and immoral, that free market economics is a system of oppression, and that the problems facing African-Americans are entirely caused by racist white people. These lies began in the schools and have now taken over our politics, the national news media, and the entertainment industry. 

Interestingly, most members of both parties consider themselves to be in the "middle". In other words, most Americans believe some issues are better solved by Liberal means, and some are best solved by the more traditional Conservative means, but the overall view is "centrist".


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