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HOW LONG DO WE HAVE?

 

This is the most interesting thing I've read in a long time. The sad thing about it, you can see it coming.

 

I have always heard about this democracy countdown. It is interesting to see it in print. God help us, not that we deserve it.

 

How Long Do We Have?

 

About the time our original thirteen states adopted their new constitution in 1787, Alexander Tyler, a Scottish history professor at the University of Edinburgh , had this to say about the fall of the Athenian Republic some 2,000 years earlier:

 

"A democracy is always temporary in nature; it simply cannot exist as a permanent form of government."

 

"A democracy will continue to exist up until the time that voters discover they can vote themselves generous gifts from the public treasury."

 

"From that moment on, the majority always vote for the candidates who promise the most benefits from the public treasury, with the result that every democracy will finally collapse due to loose fiscal policy, which is always followed by a dictatorship."

 

"The average age of the world's greatest civilizations from the beginning of history, has been about 200 years"

 

"During those 200 years, those nations always progressed through the following sequence:

 

1. from bondage to spiritual faith;

 

2. from spiritual faith to great courage;

 

3. from courage to liberty;

 

4. from liberty to abundance;

 

5. from abundance to complacency;

 

6. from complacency to apathy;


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Very interesting post.  Hopefully not true.  
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Sorry ckk,
I can't recall the names,  But I read that Life of Democracy time line back in the Mid Seventies! And then it was just a pebble, thirty years of rolling down hill..... You get my point! 
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                              And by GOD cyborg.I'll have your back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
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I read somewhere that the life expectancy of a democracy is 200 years, we are past that, in large part because we are a Republic. A Constitutionally governed Republic, that is why so many Democrats and left wingers are continually trying to convince our children and the ignorant folk otherwise. Even the school systems are doing so. BE EVER VIGILANT MY FRIENDS!!!!!!!
 
Thanks 300, and I pray that it doesn't come to that.


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  I love my Country dearly, and I hate to be pessimistic about her future, but at some point you have to take an honest look at the numbers.  She's almost gone, people.  Most of the up and coming generation doesn't even have a clue as to the treasure America is, let alone have what it will take to keep her alive.  It will take either a miracle or a series of unimaginable horrors to change that, I'm afraid.
 This frame of mind is especially hard on those of us with young children. I wish I could be like so many of my friends who say things like "oh things are going to turn around soon"
or "most of those people don't really want to see us dead."
 I know that all the people who are going to vote Obama into the White House are going to get what he's promising them.  Change.  Boy howdy are we going to get that!
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Can we  reincarnate Ronald Reagan???
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I'm afraid there may be TOO much panty waste, diluting the vote. He'd be unelectable in todays runoffs............Furious
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                              Hey RONK,all this younger generation needs to do is take notice that there are'nt lines of Americans trying to get out of this country but for some reason people are still trying to get in, as they have since this country was founded!
 
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