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We Must Fundamentally Change the United States of America...Or must we?

    Here’s President Obama’s original statement, in an October 2008 campaign visit to Columbia, Mo:

    "Now, Mizzou, I just have two words for you tonight: five days. Five days. After decades of broken politics in Washington, and eight years of failed policies from George W. Bush, and 21 months of a campaign that's taken us from the rocky coast of Maine to the sunshine of California, we are five days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America."

    (Fella did the underlining.)

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    Our President said he was Going to Fundamentally Transform the United States of America. My feeling is that something should not be Fundamentally Transformed unless it is Fundamentally Flawed. It would have been more proper to say, “The United States is not perfect and in five days we will begin the process of working on the parts of this Great but Imperfect Country to Make It a Better (but still imperfect) Country”.

    Is this too simple a premise? Does it sound familiar? It ought to because the Framers of our Constitution set up this Democratic Republic to do allow it to Evolve and it has been evolving all these years. It is still not perfect but it has a system of governance that strives for improvement.

    If we get rid of this Imperfect Democratic Republic and replace it with a Dictatorial Form of Government, we better hope that Dictator Is Perfect.

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    Here are a few Foolish (or are they?) Examples of the Destruction of Imperfection...

    Since This Has Happened We Ought To Do This

  • Since there are times the Good Ole USofA Experiences Electrical Blackouts, we should destroy all Electrical Transmission Facilities in the Good Ole USofA to prevent Electrical Blackouts in the future...Or should we?
  • Tractor Trailer Trucks transport Manufactured Products and Supplies throughout the Good Ole USofA but their sheer weight damages our highways and causes us to spend billions of dollars each year to keep the roads repaired. We should get rid of all Tractor Trailer Trucks so we can have smooth roads for the Tractor Trailer Trucks not to drive on...Or should we?
  • The worst Non-Call in NFL history occurred near the end of the New Orleans Saints vs. Los Angeles Rams playoff game on January 31, 2019. In order to prevent such horrendously bad calls in the future we ought to Get Rid Of All Referees...Or should we?

    Would I kid u?

    Smartfella

 






Comments

( August 16th, 2020 @ 11:30 am )
 
Alex, you may have a point there but some would say there was a missed call way back in 1978. I had a NO fan tell me they missed a holding call on that play that would have called back the Hail Mary pass. As a Falcon fan, I always thought it was going a bit too far to name the pass a Hail Mary particularly against New Orleans Saints


"Today, in fact, marks the 36-year anniversary of what some believe is the most infamous play in club history: the Atlanta Falcons "Big Ben" Hail Mary that beat the Saints 20-17 on Nov. 12, 1978." Quote from the link below.


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( August 16th, 2020 @ 8:28 am )
 
It is the current day conundrum: Do we do the right thing, or what is expedient, at least what appears so?

I guess we all know where I come down on this issue.
( August 15th, 2020 @ 5:49 pm )
 
I like the "The Who Dats Matter".
( August 15th, 2020 @ 5:48 pm )
 
It is no contest! There was never a worse call than dat one. If you don't agree, you must not have seen da call.
( August 15th, 2020 @ 11:35 am )
 
"The worst Non-Call in NFL history occurred near the end of the New Orleans Saints vs. Los Angeles Rams playoff game on January 31, 2019."

Now you have gone and done it. This is sure to create an argument complete with numerous examples of worst calls and non-calls. Other than that everything makes perfect sense.

It might even start a new organization "The Who Dats Matter"



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