OMG THE WORLD IS ENDING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  1. t.keeley profile image73
    t.keeleyposted 14 years ago

    This is literally what 150+ of my "facebook friends" were screaming thru their statuses after Obama won. I have 500 people connected to me and at least 33% of them were freaking out.

    I'd like to take this moment to acknowledge that we are now a communist nation lead by a muslim dictator who is hardcore marxist and not even truly American. He's inexperienced and stupid and a waste of our time. He'll allow gays to rule our streets and will make our lives so poor we won't even be able to afford cheese.

    My satire is done. I needed to vent.

    Congrats to Obama in 2008. I didn't vote for him or McCain, but of the two I'm more eager to see him win.

    1. Uninvited Writer profile image78
      Uninvited Writerposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      You forgot to add: "the sky is falling...the sky is falling"

      99% of my Facebook friends were thrilled when Obama won.

      Thanks for the laugh smile

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      Zarm Nefilinposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      It's ok to vent man, I too gave up on the far right as a lost cause of nutcases long ago.  They are what they are, and hopefully will have the courage to change their minds to allow for more opinions outside their own to exist and still be "True Americans".

      I bet Mark will be right here to tell me "That'll be the day". 


  2. VENUGOPAL SIVAGNA profile image60
    VENUGOPAL SIVAGNAposted 14 years ago

    Mr.Obama will not be able to do any damage to America and the world. It is enough if he pulls on for full four years in office!  If he has any dreams of changing America and the world, he may see the faces of his predecessors,  alongwith Mr. Martin Luther King Jr., and foreign leaders who aimed to change their country and world.  They have all failed. Successful leaders never go against tides. Adoptive nature always helps.

    1. VENUGOPAL SIVAGNA profile image60
      VENUGOPAL SIVAGNAposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      It is better to be adoptive as our predecessors may be wiser than us. They may not have gone the way they did, if they found it risky.  But people all over America and the world in general preferred Obama, who is in many ways incompatible for American society.. It is due to the innovative thoughts of the American people which made him win.  Americans are testing the litmus.. Pray Almighty no harm comes to America and Americans.

  3. dishyum profile image57
    dishyumposted 14 years ago

    Funny thread tongue

  4. AEvans profile image74
    AEvansposted 14 years ago

    How funny and I am happy that you were able to vent. smile

  5. t.keeley profile image73
    t.keeleyposted 14 years ago

    Yeah, this thread was out of pure frustration towards the far-right...

    Thanks for everyone's sympathy. I might just pull thru this with little health complication.... big_smile

    1. Uninvited Writer profile image78
      Uninvited Writerposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Just ignore them for now...they lost and they are bitter. Now they know what those of us who didn't support Bush felt like in 2004.

    2. VENUGOPAL SIVAGNA profile image60
      VENUGOPAL SIVAGNAposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Frustration is not towards the far-right... it is towards far-wrong... Human tendency is to do something and repent later.  Goodluck this time for the winners.. Goodluck next time for losers.

  6. t.keeley profile image73
    t.keeleyposted 14 years ago

    I didn't vote in 04. I wish I had managed to vote in that election, but my absentee ballot was late in. I probably would have voted Bush, regretted it later, and felt like an arse hole.

    I voted Barr this year though. I don't feel I messed up voting at all big_smile

  7. profile image0
    sandra rinckposted 14 years ago

    well I know that my vote litterally did not count.  Just after I got home from the polls, they already announced the winner.  Of course I know how it works, but still, my vote did not count.  Oh well, doesn' t matter.

    1. aka-dj profile image67
      aka-djposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Yes it did! Your vote (was) counted, it just fell on the wrong side,(ie, not the wiiners side).smile

  8. t.keeley profile image73
    t.keeleyposted 14 years ago

    It does matter, sandra. The damn electoral college is a piece of shite. It pisses me off that my vote meant nothing since McCain claimed SC two minutes after I voted. In a sense it sucks because none of the third parties even werem mentioned in coverage of the election.

    WTF IS WRONG WITH AMERICA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!????????????????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      sandra rinckposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Politics, turtles on fence posts, domination, democray, hehum I mean communism.

      Look, the way I see it is America did a hudini, it's communism disguesed in democratic clothing. 

      But giving the people the feeling that they matter...well, you have to do that to make it look like it works otherwise americans are liable to start a revolution. 


  9. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 14 years ago

    "Look, the way I see it is America did a hudini, it's communism disguesed in democratic clothing." That's a new one hadn't heard before. I like it.

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      sandra rinckposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks, I can add it to my list of Sandra's whacky wisdome.  lol- per rfox.

    2. VENUGOPAL SIVAGNA profile image60
      VENUGOPAL SIVAGNAposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Please remember.... Communism will never come to America... please remember Che Guera.. not far away from USA. It will take years to understand communism and socialism, by which time people would go to see some valuable work. Communism never establishes itself in a peaceloving society.. it requires poverty, ignorance, illiteracy and hatred for the present establishment. Nothing of that sort prevails in USA. Let America flourish with wealth and strength, but not with communism or socialism.

      1. Ben Bush profile image60
        Ben Bushposted 14 years agoin reply to this

        I realize you do not live in the US, at least, I don't  think you do.

        But Socialism has been in America for decades, especially since WWII. The only thing keeping this from being a Communist country is an military presence on every street corner. There are some who would say that this is a current reality with the police forces what they are today.

        If you think mainstream America lacks its poor, ignorant, illiterate and possession of a hatred for the present establishment, please come visit the freedom for yourself. All of the above have come to be by design of the powers that be. And America is not alone.

  10. aka-dj profile image67
    aka-djposted 14 years ago

    Maybe the votes were like bets on a horse race, You have to pick who the winner will be, NOT pick the winner. lol hmm

  11. VENUGOPAL SIVAGNA profile image60
    VENUGOPAL SIVAGNAposted 14 years ago

    Mr. Ben Bush, You are correct!. I do not live in America. I live in India. As a democratic country, we, Indians love America very much. I know socialism lives in USA to some extent. But not aware of its existence to this extent.. that it will come to power one day.  There are military and police personnel stationed in every street corner in my country also. But I do not think it is there against genuine citizens. Even if Communism comes, they will station more police-military personnel in street corners!.  Somewhere, they have to be stationed inside our country. Poor, ignorant, illiterate persons may be there, because of the existence of a mixed society. Wll you point out what percentage they are there? Only negligible, surely not like in many other countries.
    Shall I conclude that USA is not that worse you are narrating? Even if I am not there, I can have access to people living there.... Different versions from different people. But majority makes the opinion.

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      sandra rinckposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      There are more poor people in America then there are wealty.  What you see on TV, not really a good representation, how could or should a poor, illiterate person make themselves known around the world?  They can't, so they aren't very well represented.

      American broadcasting only give not even 1% attention the poor and even less attention to actually helping our own poor, but much, much more attention to other poverty stricken nations and helping them out. 

      It is not like a lot of us fear going out and being shot or something, but in a lot of parts of America it really is like that, not so much by miliatry but gangs, localized "terrorist" just like in other countries. 

      Communism creeps in through tiny cracks in the ground.  Could America admitt what it is becoming or already is?  Probably not and as a result America is heavily cloaked with democracy. 

      Nothing is ever what it seems until you see it for what it is, and then you still don't get it. lol.

    2. Ben Bush profile image60
      Ben Bushposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      I would not dar to quote statistics simply because there are various criteria for the different categories you mention. Even the official government stats can be conflicting.

      The percentage is larger than you might think. The significant fact is that this percentage is steadily growing. The differing opinions and reports you may receive is probably dependent upon personal contact. That can vary greatly from person to person, usually depending upon their vocation and walk of life. I have encountered many in their late teens and early twenties who possess a barely functional literacy but are ashamed to admit such a fact. They are not alone. I know business owners who have interviewed many for even menial jobs and have trouble filling them. And those that are hired many times must be let go becasue they do not possess the ability to think for themselves in a working environment. As a small business owner involved in manual labor, I have encountered this myself. In short, not many are taught how to "work".

      Majority make make the opinion, but this in no way makes

  12. Shadesbreath profile image80
    Shadesbreathposted 14 years ago

    Your vote would have counted in a closer election.  It did "count" but it was just tossed on top of the heap that already counted up high enough to win (or not high enough, as the case may be).

    And, btw, TKeeley, that was a sweet piece of sarcasm man, thanks for the laugh.

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      sandra rinckposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      I meant, I know how the electoral college works.  it was just a sentiment, that "literally" my vote didn't count. 

      TKeeley is my favorite pessimist. lol smile

  13. VENUGOPAL SIVAGNA profile image60
    VENUGOPAL SIVAGNAposted 14 years ago

    Thanks to Mr.Ben Bush and Ms.Sandrarinch for enlightening me on the situation in USA. I have already heard that these things exist there. But not to this extent.
    Mr.Ben, there is a poetry in Tamil in South India... "Give a particular work to a particular person, who is most suited to do that work". We cant expect everyone to do every work. This problem exist in India also.. but employers screen them well and appoint them.
    When it is hard to find a suitable worker, how can you provide employment to all?  I think you will have to satisfy yourself by simply distributing others' wealth.
    I have also heard of gangsters roaming around on highways, demanding money or else attacking the passersby. In India, as the population is very large, looters can hardly escape. They are immediately caught and sent to police... (but the problem exists). 
    But USA is 3 times larger in area and 4 times smaller in population. It will be hard to enforce law in sparcely populated areas.
    Thank you both for your contribution.  And thanks to hubpages for providing this forum to us.


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