[ExI] Enlightenment - was Re: statins

William Flynn Wallace foozler83 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 10 18:20:16 UTC 2016

BillW, remind me please why you are wondering why the world doesn’t follow
us?  It is entirely clear that we are following us?

(I think you mean 'Is it')    spike

What I have failed to do:  find out the particulars of the polls.  Since
some time back polls show that our citizens are highly critical of
Congress, and until lately, Obama.  So those citizens know that what is
happening in DC stinks and is not just business as usual, or doesn't need
to be.

These candidates are an unfortunate coincidence:  two bad at one time.  I
am sure a historian could point to other matchups that were bad or maybe
worse, and we survived every time.  Yes, we have gotten away from our core
principles, just like any system you can name and need redemption,
revitalization, repenting and other re- that you can think of.  We need a

I am optimistic.  As long as we don't get into a big war, we can survive
anything these morons and criminals do.  If they perform as expected, that
is to say, poorly, it might just revitalize and redo the party system and
split it into three parts (or  even four:  Repubs split in two, Dems
remain, Libertarians get strong)  A good thing, I think.

Libertarians seem more interested in ideas than in action.  Why not start a
Libertarian party where you are and put your time where your mouth is?

The NYT article I posted a few days ago boils gov. down to:  give the
people equality, fraternity, and liberty and leave them alone!

bill w

On Sat, Sep 10, 2016 at 12:39 PM, Adrian Tymes <atymes at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Sep 10, 2016 at 9:42 AM, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:
>> BillW, look at the way we are going please sir.  Can we still see that
>> our way is the way to go?
> Yes, relatively speaking.  The trivial-in-comparison flaws - and yes,
> everything you listed is trivial in comparison to the problems most of the
> tyrant-driven governments in Africa and the Middle East inflict on
> themselves routinely - are why it is said, "democracy is the worst system
> of government in the world, except for all the others."
> This should be obvious to everyone on the list already.
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