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Death of the United States
posted at August 17, 2012 12:44 AM EDT
First: August 17, 2012
Last: May 15, 2013
|As sad as this title is, it will occur within the next two or three decades (at most) unless massive changes are made soon. Neither big business who have bought the politicians to do their bidding nor Congress will do anything for this Nation and its citizens. Our problems started in the 1930's when Congress voted to make their jobs permanent and not part-time as stated in the Constitution. The early 1970's started our downward trend when manufacturing businesses started to close. The 1980's made things worse when Congress started encouraging businesses to off-shore. Clinton's passage of the first Free Trade Agreement was a very bad law that started the avalanche of businesses running to mainly China (our arch enemy) other countries under the lies that it would be good for America as we would be able to purchase cheap goods. Millions of U.S. jobs have been lost. Tens of thousands of businesses have left. This will only continue until all Free Trade Agreements are abolished and companies are required to be based in this country if they wish to sell a product or service in this country. The last President Bush (the worst one in our history) added more of these bad agreements, started two wars based upon his lies and thus started massive yearly trillion dollar debts. The current President also supports these bad agreements but cannot change the massive deficit due to a useless and nonresponsive Congress. These problems will directly effect Social Security, Medicare and all government departments and programs. Massive changes must be made. Some should/might be: Dissolve the current Congress and make it a part-time Congress that only meets two months per year with limited authority, have madatory term limits of two terms each, limit the Supreme Court's authority and make it non-political and staff it with judges that also have term limits (no life-time appointment), stop being the policeman of the world, use active duty military to provide border security and defense of this Nation, abolish all Free Trade Agreements, enforce all current illegal alien laws to the fullest, abolish political action committees, ensure that everyone pays income taxes, pay for (a limited amount) national and congressional elections while limiting their electionering to only two months prior to election days, abolish all visa programs, control all medical and drug costs by negotiating and fixing prices and so many other actions. If urgent and massive action/changes are not immediately started, there will be no Social Security, Medicare, retirement plans, a usable currency (after hyper inflation occurs) or U.S. I am sure that very few people want to hear this. I don't either. But, what else can we do? There are many questions here, but to save Medicare and Social Security we must also save this country from its on self-destruction.|