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Here is the E-mail that I got a couple of days ego. I personally did not want to respond but one of the Authors suggested for me to actually post this. So comments are welcome.

"Dear American liberals, leftists, social progressives, socialists, Marxists and Obama supporters, et al:

We have stuck together since the late 1950's for the sake of the kids, but the whole of this latest election process has made me realize that I want a divorce.  I know we tolerated each other for many years for the sake of future generations, but sadly, this relationship has clearly run its course.  Our two ideological sides of America cannot and will not ever agree on what is right for us all,  so let's just end it on friendly terms.  We can smile and chalk it up to irreconcilable differences and go our own way.

Here is a model separation agreement:  Our two groups can equitably divide up the country by landmass, each taking a similar portion.  That will be the difficult part, but I am sure our two sides can come to a friendly agreement.  After that, it should be relatively easy!  Our respective representatives can effortlessly divide other assets since both sides have such distinct and disparate tastes.

We don't like redistributive taxes so you can keep them.  You are welcome to the liberal judges and  the ACLU.  Since you hate guns and war, we'll take our firearms, the cops, the NRA and the military.  We'll take the nasty, smelly oil  industry and you can go with wind, solar and bio-diesel.  You can keep Oprah, Michael Moore and Rosie O'Donnell.  You are, however, responsible for finding a bio-diesel vehicle big enough to move all three of them.  We'll keep capitalism, greedy corporations,  pharmaceutical companies, Wal-Mart and Wall Street.  You can have your beloved lifelong welfare dwellers, food stamps, homeless, homeboys, hippies, druggies and illegal aliens.  We'll keep the hot Alaskan hockey moms, greedy CEO's and rednecks.  We'll keep the Bibles and give you CBS, NBC and Hollywood.  You can make nice with Iran and Palestine and we'll retain the right to invade and hammer places that threaten us.  You can have the peaceniks and war protesters.  When our allies or our way of life are under assault, we'll help provide them security.

We'll keep our Judeo-Christian values.  You are welcome to Islam, Scientology, Humanism, political correctness and Shirley McClain.  You can also have the U.N. but we will no longer be paying the bill.  We'll keep the SUV's, pickup trucks and oversized luxury cars.  You can take every Subaru station wagon you can find.  You can give everyone healthcare if you can find any practicing doctors.  We'll continue to believe healthcare is a luxury and not a right.   We'll keep "The Battle Hymn of the  Republic" and "The National Anthem."  I'm sure  you'll be happy to substitute "Imagine", "I'd  Like to Teach the World to Sing", "Kumbya" or  "We Are the World"...
We'll practice trickle down economics and you can continue to give trickle up poverty your best shot.
Since it so often offends you, we'll keep our history, our name and our flag.

Would you agree to this?  If so, please pass it along to other like-minded liberal and conservative patriots and, if you do not agree, just hit delete.  In the  spirit of friendly parting, I'll bet you answer which one of us will need whose help in 15 years.


John  J. Wall, Law Student and an American

P.  S.  Also, please take Ted Turner, Sean Penn, Martin Sheen, Barbra Streisand, Alec Baldwin & Jane Fonda with you.
P. S. S.  And you won't have to press 1 for English when you call our country."

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  1. A few comments about American leftists and liberals condemnation. Whenever did we ever remain “stuck together”? I remember anti-war (the Vietnam one) being beaten up by “my country, right or wrong” thugs. We are separate peoples, those who have humanity in mind, not just our country. The writer does not like “redisitributive” taxes. If so, then let the rich give back the 52% of the Bush tax cuts, they were an unneeded gift of the 1.7 trillion dollar tax cuts. The left does not hate guns and war, does the writer remember Harry Truman? He was credited with ending the war in the Pacific and he did it with a big gun. But the left does hate 30,000 Americans being killed by guns each year. Some of those killing themselves are depressed country folk who lost their jobs and would love to have some of the 4 trillion dollars President Bush wasted on the Iraq war. Does the writer believe in positive correlations such as homicide and murder running together with poverty? The writer also suffers from a black-white thinking problem: gas and diesel vs wind and solar? Has he or she ever considered that America could utilize both energy industries? Both provide energy and jobs. Funny that the writer wants to keep the Judeo-Christian values except for turning the other cheek. If I remember correctly, all bibles advocate killing now and then. Does the writer remember reading about the religious Crusades? And doesn’t Humanism believe in rational thought, what’s wrong with that? And lastly, trickle down economics does not work when American companies profit lots of dollars and the money trickles down to employees making slave labor wages in foreign lands. Ronald Reagan was wrong. This country began with taking advantage of people like the American Indian. It still is run by those who believe it’s great for CEO’s to make hundreds of millions and for workers to line up for unemployment.

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