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I wish I could say I was shocked at last night outcome. But when I emotionally detached myself from the results, it was almost inevitable. Why? Because over the past decade or so, America has socially undergone a fundamental change leaning more and more toward socialism. Nothing ever overtly, but gradual.

I jokingly say it all started with the handing out of "participation" trophies. So all the little kids leaving the league banquet could go home with something. So everyone could feel special. I even witnessed this first hand with my oldest nephew 20 years ago at his last day of school program for first grade. Every kid got a certificate for something. Even just being nice. WTF!?!

Couple that with multiple generations being raised in and on entitlement programs. Where a check comes from the government every month for just being you. No need to work harder, no need for improvement, that check will come.

Before you know it, you have 51% of the population wanting a cradle to grave system.

I hold out a little hope for our country, but when people can't even look at Europe nor remember the past 100 years of history, it shrinks to a very little hope.

JLC
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