Seeking Alpha
  • Jon Springer
    By 2016, the USA will have been under fascism for 16 years....if I listen to both my friends to my left and my friends to my right.
    11/8/12
    Reply (11)
    • Jon Springer: I guess I'm the oddball to think democracy is still working.
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    • Mercy Jimenez: Jon relative 2many US=best there is; but complacency e.g. fiscal irresponsibility can help us lose it; critiques help protect what we have.
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    • Jon Springer: Critiques are great. Hyperbole that won't listen to the other side and discounts other views than their own as irrational is problematic.
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    • Mercy Jimenez: Completely agree, Jon.
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    • Hypnos7: Agreed. Original sin is not knowledge, but intellectual dishonesty.
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    • weed: "the dark night of fascism is always descending in the United States and yet lands only in Europe,"
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    • willy me this: As soon as somebody gets into office they start campaigning for the next election. That's not good government.
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    • willy me this: Democracies have too short of a term in office. It leads to the loss of long term thinking and planning.
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    • Jon Springer: Willy. See your points. Not sure longer terms would fix it. I think voters have to change what they value to accomplishments from balderdash
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    • Hypnos7: "Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard." -- H. L. Mencken
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    • Jon Springer: Bonus pts for Mencken! Wish we could reincarnate the likes of Mencken & Murrow to help our dire media situation: Need more salt & integrity
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