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Saturday, January 26, 2013
"Out of the ruins--Out from the wreckage--Can’t make the same mistake this time--We are the children--The last generation--We are the ones they left behind--And I wonder when we are ever gonna change it--Living under the fear till nothing else remains"*
Tina Turner Gives Up U.S. Citizenship--and she's not alone
There was a time in this country's not too distant past when people actually were waiting in line to gain access to this wonderful land of opportunity--the brightest and most talented waited in line, while the 'takers' we witness today simply jump the fence. The givers are leaving, and the takers are here to be given what they deserve, whatever that means. People who emigrated to this country at the turn of the last century, were also answering the call of riches awaiting them, if they only had--by the grace of God--an opportunity to reach these shores. Stories of streets paved with gold probably danced like sugar plums through their minds, as the fortunate made that long journey across a sometimes unforgiving Atlantic. Think of the disappointment when these opportunistic travelers from the East were welcomed by the confusion, chaos and squalor which was 1900 America. As one family relative told me, there were those who immediately turned back to the ships and returned home, when realizing the so-called streets of gold were noting more than unpassable obstructions to a fairy tale life envisioned in America. Many of those who decided to stay and carve out a new life, in most cases were rewarded with living off the land which truly was--The land of the Free. But no more--We see over-zealous serpents occupying our most revered institutions which were the very foundation of this great land. Barack Obama, a man who should be kissing the ground he is ALLOWED to walk on each day, can best be compared to a guest invited into your home who advises you, the host/owner, how your home would look much better if he were allowed to rearrange your furniture. In a real world, he would be tossed into the street and banished from future visits. Instead, we have decent, productive people, lets call them 'Obama supporters,' opening their homes to freaks and dregs of society, which under normal circumstances would be relegated to humanity's waste bins. And what is becoming of those who stayed and contributed to molding this country into the beacon of light it once was to all others living in all distant places around this world. Quite simply, they are leaving--and taking as much as they can with them. In a recent article, Susan Duclos, at her Wake up America blog wrote about this problem facing America, "Despite Democrats being warned for decades about the ramifications of punishing those that are successful instead of encouraging them, and with full knowledge of the massive increase of people lining up to renounce their citizenship, Democrats are now manufacturing "outrage" when confronted with the reality of their attacks on the wealthy in the United States." According to Bloomberg, "About 1,780 expatriates gave up their nationality at U.S. embassies last year, up from 235 in 2008, (The year Barack Obama's reign began), and the embassy in Bern, the Swiss capital, redeployed staff to clear a backlog as Americans queued to relinquish their passports." Add to that growing list, American pop icon Tina Turner. There are liberals who no doubt will say, 'good riddance' to the likes of this ungrateful taker. Which only proves my point about how misguided and misinformed these so-called, self-absorbed Liberal 'Obama-following' zombies have become. Unfortunately, when all the 'Tina Turners' have abandoned this once magnificent mansion called America, those remaining to turn out the lights will look at one another with confusion--asking 'who will also do this unpleasant task for them.' And as Turner's tune "We don't need another hero" concludes, What do we do with our lives We leave only a mark Will our story shine like a life Or end in the dark Give it all or nothing I sit here now wondering if, Tina Turner and the other 'Givers' of this country--as they pack their bags and bid farewell to America, have this final statement for Barack Obama and his takers--WE DON'T NEED ANOTHER HERO