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Global Quicksand: We’re Sinking Fast

I’m sure most of you have noticed lately how everything seems to be happening all at once in the world?  The stock market is on a roller coaster ride because of the uncertainty involved with the European Union and their debt crisis; a debt crisis that could lead to worldwide economic collapse.  We have a massive gulf oil disaster that continues to grow, while a helpless government looks on as BP’s attempt to stop the massive leak has failed miserably.  Unemployment hovers around 9.9 percent, our national debt is spiraling out of control at $13 trillion and counting, corrupt politicians are pillaging the treasury, and our President appears to be more concerned about pushing ahead with his domestic progressive agenda and less concerned about the state of our Republic or the dangerous world around him.  Instead of securing our boarders and gaining a handle on our illegal immigration problem, he chooses to pander to the Hispanic community and create a racial divide by accusing Arizona of passing a law that might lead to racial profiling.  These are not the leadership traits of a President; they are the actions of a community organizer.  Then the Democrats gave the Mexican President a standing ovation after he slammed Arizona for passing a law that enforces an already established national law; absolutely despicable.

We have North Korea sinking a South Korean warship as the Korean Peninsula inches closer to all out war and we haven’t heard a peep from the UN about this unprovoked aggression.  We have hung Israel out to dry by redefining our relationship on the world stage with one of our closest allies in the Middle East.  We now have sided with the UN against Israel after Israel attempted to enforce a blockade to prevent weapons from being smuggled into the Gaza strip.  They were baited into this confrontation and were brutally attacked when the boarded a ship that was running the blockade by so-called peace activist.  This was after they warned the vessel not to run the blockade.  Now more nations are sending ships to the region to run the blockade which just might lead to a confrontation there is no way out of.  The nations of the world have indeed turned against Israel…including us.  Iran, who has threaten to wipe Israel off the face of the Earth is now on the verge of joining the nuclear club, and North Korea is providing Iran and Syria with nuclear and missile technology.  Brazil, Venezuela, and number of other South American nations have or are in the process of becoming socialist states and are attacking America and our free market system on a daily basis.  Mexico is falling apart and might possibly implode and Greece is on fire.  It’s like we’re sinking in global quicksand and we’re sinking fast.

I believe the world is what it is right now because of a lack of leadership.  The United States under this administration has abdicated their leadership role on the world stage and now the inmates are running the asylum.  Some will disagree with me and say that the United States should not play the role of world policeman.  Trust me I don’t believe the United States should step in and try to solve every problem.  But I also don’t believe the United States should turn their back on their allies.  We were warned by the Founders about entangled alliances and how detrimental they could be.  I agree with the Founders, but the truth is we have been entangled in alliances since before World War I and because of that the world has looked to us for leadership when a crisis arises.  It is the state of how things are, not how they should be.

The only difference now is when the world looks towards the United States, there is no leadership to be found.  And this in the end makes the world a much more dangerous place, a kind of quicksand ready to pull us under.  And the only way out is with courage and leadership.

Will we find it in time?

Liberty forever, freedom for all!


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  • Trestin Meacham June 2, 2010 at 6:20 AM

    This is just the beginning. I am afraid that the financial situation of Europe will get much worse, and likely end in war.

  • Kristin June 2, 2010 at 8:30 AM

    It is sad that we can't learn the lessons of our past. We are repeating history that is not even a century old!

    I believe that the chaos we see around the world is an organized attempt to collapse the system and put global power into the hands of a small elite.

    Man, I sound like a *gasp* conspiracy theorist when I say that, but what other conclusions am I to draw when I look at the evidence?

  • Gorges Smythe June 2, 2010 at 6:31 PM

    When I first saw the planes fly into the World Trade Center, I told my wife, "We are seeing the beginning of the end." Not because the Arabs frightened me, but because that once this country declined to the point where something like that could even happen, we had lost our edge. It's NOT the Arabs who are destroying us (though they'd love to take the credit), it is "we the people."

  • John Carey June 2, 2010 at 9:47 PM

    Trestin, I agree that the financial situation in the EU will worsen. The bailout is only buying time. The question is for whom us it buying to for?

  • John Carey June 2, 2010 at 9:50 PM

    Kristin, history only has the power to repeat if we forget. And yes we have forgotten, with the help of progressives and their watering down of our own history.

  • John Carey June 2, 2010 at 9:51 PM

    You are so right when you say that "we the people" are responsible for our own demise. But is it also fair to say that "we the people" can pull our heads out and turn this thing around. It starts in November.