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Joe Scarborough's Rant About The American Dream:
This video proves just how out of touch political pundits like Joe Scarborough are. He claims the "American Dream" is going strong and that we're still the "greatest country in the world" and no country is close to competing with us, LOL! He proclaims that "We're so ahead of the world other countries can't compete!" He acts like the problems affecting America doesn't exist and is only in the imagination of people; He states he's tired of the American people asking "is our country headed in the right direction?"
And than he proceeds to start talking trash about China and Chinese students wanting to come to the U.S. because of how crappy China is. God what a typical arrogant ugly American! He makes me wanna puke listening to him....
Joe Scarborough should take a page from Glenn Beck and John Stossel:
John Stossel: Glenn Beck - America In Decline
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CeLGHcXW ... ture=g-u-u[/youtube]
Joe is a product of his generation and his conditioning. He cites some compelling positives about the US, but ignores the 1000 lb elephant in the room which effects everyday people who are not billionaires or students of elite universities.
Arrogance is the last ditch effort to hold on to the perception of superiority.
And as for that blithering idiot who said that "everybody" wants to come to the US, that is not true. Most Eastern Europeans I come across DO NOT want to come to the US. Only those who wish to exploit the economic opportunities, to obtain a US passport to facilitate easy world travel, and to study at an American University wish to come. But most do not wish to stay I might add.
Last edited by Contrarian Expatriate on June 24th, 2012, 1:08 pm, edited 1 time in total.
"Duh money is here".
That's what my Middle Eastern friends say, when I discuss going abroad. They repeat the phrase like I didn't hear it the first time.
Makes me sick, angry to hear it.
People use to come to America for "freedom". At least some did. And everyone SAID they did. We now let people into America not because they love American values, but they want "duh money".
My grandfather didn't come in 1922 for "duh money". He came to save himself and his family from the gulag. He had previously fought seven years to STAY IN ARMENIA. He could have left anytime after the first year. But he stayed in Armenia without "duh money".
Now these lowlife immigrants think I will stay here for "duh money", that my goal in life is to drive a f***ing black hummer and dress nice and live in a big house. Or to be a fawning fan of those who do.
Americans are idiots, braindead morons. Immigrants are smarter, they are not braindead. They are maggots feeding off the corpse of a once-proud nation. Clever, arrogant, smirky maggots.
I'm going to live overseas with the crooks, thieves, whores, and corrupt officials. I'm not sure but I suspect it will be step up.
America peaked, as a nation in the 1950's, it never improved after that. Its been, on a course of steady moral, social, and financial decline for the last 50 years. It happens very gradually so most people don't notice whats going on until they travel to other countries(normal countries) and see the difference. I finally left 3 weeks ago to make a new life for myself in the Philippines. Unlike most people, I know when its time to run. The US will be bankrupt again in September 2012 for the fourth time and this time rent is going to increase!
Here's a few of the warning signs.
1. Off Gold Standard - 1971
2. Nasdaq crash - 2000, 2008
3. Mexican's stop coming to work in the US - 2001
4. Mortgage Meltdown - 2008
5. Fukushima Disaster - 2011, this rarely mentioned in the media now and is still not over yet
6. US loses AAA credit rating - 2011
7. Utah monetizes silver and gold - 2012
8. European Debt Crisis - 2012, the worlds largest economy is bankrupt
9. Detroit Economy Collapses - 2012, houses in Detroit sell for $50 with 50% unemployment
10. Baltic Dry Index - 2012, at 25 yr low
As you can see, America's economic problems are becoming more and more frequent. Most people are too complacent to make any serious preparations yet(like leaving). Everyone is too busy eating pizza, watching the game or vacationing in Mexico to care.