About Me

In writing the "About Me" portion of this blog I thought about the purpose of the blog - namely, preventing the growth of Socialism & stopping the Death Of Democracy in the American Republic & returning her to the "liberty to abundance" stage of our history. One word descriptions of people's philosophies or purposes are quite often inadequate. I feel that I am "liberal" meaning that I am broad minded, independent, generous, hospitable, & magnanimous. Under these terms "liberal" is a perfectly good word that has been corrupted over the years to mean the person is a left-winger or as Mark Levin more accurately wrote in his book "Liberty & Tyranny" a "statist" - someone looking for government or state control of society. I am certainly not that & have dedicated the blog to fighting this. I believe that I find what I am when I consider whether or not I am a "conservative" & specifically when I ask what is it that I am trying to conserve? It is the libertarian principles that America was founded upon & originally followed. That is the Return To Excellence that this blog is named for & is all about.

Friday, February 10, 2012

Evidence Shows November Election Only Important To Some

Although many conservatives say the November presidential election is the most important election of our life the facts to date re the primaries do not bear this out.
The primary voter turnout numbers continue to be a problem for Republicans who think they will retake the White House with a surge of dissatisfaction with BO. 
As previously reported Iowa & NH did have small increases in their primary turnouts but not as high as expected.  SC had an increase also but the totals fell short of expectations & did not keep pace with population growth. Florida had an actual decrease (-14%) as did Nevada (-26%), Colorado (-6%), Minnesota (-22%) & Missouri (-57%).  Overall, the Republican primary vote total is down 13% to date or 450,000 less voters in 2012 than in 2008 @ this same point.
These figures make it hard to believe that the majority of Americans are dissatisfied with BO or their plight in life in 2012 America as they see it regardless of the messages I read from readers of this blog.
The poor Republican field of rotten flawed candidates is just part of the problem – although this ensures us no chance. 
The dominant force working against us is the Death Of Democracy of the American Republic where we are on the slippery slope of the apathy to dependence stage from which we can quickly descend into the dependence back to bondage stage where this cycle has always ended for every democracy.  America, after the 2012 election would be the exception – if it doesn't happen.
Just look @ the above two graphs to see what is working against us – the lines @ the far right of both graphs are virtually straight up.  In the first graph there are now 45 million Americans on food stamps @ a cost of over $75 billion per year to taxpayers up from 28 million people in 2008 @ a cost of $38 billion per year.  In the second graph we see that as unemployment benefits run out people find a way to transfer their dependence to disability benefits.  Both are examples of BO's design for making everyone government dependent.
Do you know more people who want to create wealth or be the recipients of the redistribution of wealth?
Throughout history, including current events, there have been countries where the majority of the citizenry longed for government control of their lives.  All of the above information, coupled with only 29% of all Americans saying they are paying close attention to the Republican primaries & only 22% of those under age 49 saying they are paying attention can only make you think that the November 2012 election is important if you are fighting for the heritage of our country & to hold on to everything you have ever worked for.

1 comment:

  1. You are correct. Give people free goodies, and they will vote for you. It is that simple. Democrats are giving
    the free goodies. Republicans do not know how to cope with that issue. Saying they want to cut deficits, means nothing to average person who are receiving those goodies. They want the goodies to continue.
    What to do? - simple, vote for Doug.