- Politics and Social Issues
To live the American dream
Hope for my kids
As I started with this hub, I kept thinking back to 1980. Our country was struggling. Nobody could afford to buy homes; the UN-employment rate was in double figures. Gas was through the roof.
Morale was at an all time low. Families were stressed to make ends meet. Jimmy Carter was in the White House and it seemed as if there was one crisis after another. It was truly some troubled times. Our Nation needed some real leadership.
31-year later things seem very much the same as it did back then. No jobs, home sales are down and gas is once again through the roof. Our morale is as bad as it ever was, and the average American family is struggling to keep their bills paid. The White House is doing nothing but dividing this Nation. I’m sure this will open up MORE discussions, but I truly believe we MUST have new leadership before we can ever begin to mend this economy.
As Reagan was able to spur consumer confidence and restore national pride, I think that is the kind of leadership we must have next year. I often wondered how our nation would have been if Carter had won a second term. I think it would have only gotten much, much worse than it was. I for one do not have the stomach to see what becomes of this nation if we continue down this path we have been on for the last three years. Heck, to be fair, I will say the last seven years, because it all did not start JUST with this POTUS. I think he added fuel to the fire with no water hose nearby.
That is why, Peace through strength, smaller government and overbearing desire to obtain our own natural resources to fuel this nation from our very own ground is extremely vital to secure our Nation based upon sound principals. To allow American pride to flourish once again. Where jobs will be plentiful, homes that need built and for me personally, to realize that we are indeed living in a land of milk and honey. That God IS truly blessing our land...as we know it once was.
Hey, just speaking my mind about a very, very serious point of time. I want nothing more than for my kids to feel that same since of American pride and to have a real chance to live the American dream.