Monday, April 16, 2012

Our Upside Down World




You know you live in an Upside-down Land if...
A Muslim officer crying "Allah Akbar" while shooting up an army base is considered to have committed "Workplace Violence" while an American citizen boasting a Ron Paul bumper sticker is classified as a "Domestic Terrorist".
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You know you live in an Upside-down Land if...
You can get arrested for expired tags on your car but not for being in the country   illegally.
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You know you live in an Upside-down Land if...
Your government believes that the best way to eradicate trillions of dollars of debt is to spend trillions more of our money.
You know you live in an Upside-down Land if....
The Supreme Court of the United States can rule that lower courts cannot display the 10 Commandments in their courtroom, while sitting in front of a display of the 10 Commandments.
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You know you live in an Upside-down Land if...
Working class Americans pay for their own health care (and the health care of everyone else) while unmarried women are free to have child after child on the "State's" dime while never being held responsible for their own choices.
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You know you live in an Upside-down Land if...
Hard work and success are rewarded with higher taxes and government intrusion, while slothful, lazy behavior is rewarded with EBT cards, WIC checks, Medicaid and subsidized housing.
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You know you live in an Upside-down Land if...
The government's plan for getting people back to work is to provide 99 weeks of unemployment checks (to not work).
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You know you live in an Upside-down Land if...
Being self-sufficient is considered a threat to the government.
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You know you live in an Upside-down Land if...
Politicians think that stripping away the amendments to the constitution is really protecting the rights of the people.
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You know you live in an Upside-down Land if...
The rights of the Government come before the rights of the individual.
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You know you live in an Upside-down Land if...
Parents believe the State is responsible for providing for their children.
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You know you live in an Upside-down Land if...
You can write a post like this just by reading the news headlines.
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You know you live in an Upside-down Land if...
You pay your mortgage faithfully, denying yourself the newest big screen TV while your neighbor defaults on his mortgage (while buying iphones, TV's and new cars) and the government forgives his debt and reduces his mortgage (with your tax dollars).
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You know you live in an Upside-down Land if...
Being stripped of the ability to defend yourself makes you "safe".
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You know you live in an Upside-down Land if...
An 80 year old woman can be strip searched by the TSA but a Muslim woman in a burqa is only subject to having her neck and head searched.
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You know you live in an Upside-down Land if...
Using the "N" word is considered "hate speech" but writing and singing songs about raping women and killing cops is considered "art".
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Unfortunately, this list could go on and on.
Our world has been turned upside-down.
We are in distress. Where do we go from here?
"COWARDICE asks the question - is it Safe?"
"EXPEDIENCY asks the question - is it Politically Correct?"
"VANITY asks the question - is it Popular?"
"But the CONSCIENCE asks the question - is it Right?"
"And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither, Safe, nor Politically Correct, nor Popular, but one must take it, because its RIGHT!!"

3 comments:

basketsbyrose said...

Wonderful post! We live in a sad time for America!

Linda said...

Welcome, Josh!

Penny said...

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