And there we have it. After a destructive 4 years of government manipulations that kneecapped our economy for the foreseeable future and a foreign policy platform that has left America not just vulnerable, but facing a more volatile world, the takers, now the majority in the US, opted not to stop the decline but to give us 4 more years of the same. And this painful outcome happened with what now looks like fewer people voting than the 2008 elections, and the fifth column actively propagandizing for their guy.
We have been doomed as a country, and put on the path to become just another mediocre European socialist state. I see where we are going and it looks bleak. We are spending more than we have, with no end in sight, and the left thinks the answer is to take even more from the producers. While the LSM ignores critical stories like this and investors look for ways to protect their money from leviathan, the people are left with 24/7 fluff coverage of a storm. The storm overshadowing all politics over the last week was not an accident. It was done, on purpose, by a cynical and shameless DNC friendly media in order to avoid having to discuss how bad the last 4 years have been. Don’t take my word for that.
Let me admit that I am secretly relieved Obama gets to hang around and reap the rewards of his last 4 years of terrible policies, while being worried that 4 more years of the left’s disastrous leviathan government policies are all but assured to kill off the goose that laid golden eggs, for good. As the tax & spenders print more cash, and more quantative easing devalues the dollar even more, our market reaction says it all. The left is ecstatic: grow the leviathan even more! A lot more! In the mean time, those affected the hardest are the very people that gave these nanny staters 4 more years. I guess that’s some small consolation.
As I told people 4 years ago when Obama won: you are an imbecile if you really believe the tax and spend, big government, nanny staters, lies they will be either more fiscally responsible or less totalitarian, and things are not only not going to get better, they will get worse. Unless you are a member of the Unicorn brigade, you know that prediction panned out. That’s why we have spent the last 4 years getting the constant barrage of “unexpected bad news” media stories. I am going to repeat that prediction: things will get worse. Far worse. And I am sure they will keep blaming everyone but themselves.
In the end, this is going to be a Pyrrhic victory, if anything, for the left. The big loser here is America. Not the one Obama and the left want, but the once great America where John F. Kennedy told people “”Ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country”. Unfortunately, I am afraid that we have reached the tipping point where no politician that believes this will win again. It’s about the goodies. Enjoy it while it lasts, I guess. Invest in heavy metals – gold, silver, and lead. I certainly am.