The End of Civilization, a Reprint

I have received this several times over the years in different forms but it always strikes me as being so true! Strike out the rhetoric of Obama verses Romney but the truth of the message is absolute, Americans will vote for the free stuff.We now have another election where they are putting forth free education and granting amnesty to 12 to 15 million more illegals who will eventually vote for more free stuff as well. I do believe the progressive liberal agenda will eventually end America. American will decline into a quasi socialist country as has most of western Europe.The dictators and despots of the world will bully and try to enforce their will by force and bring us to the point of war. I am not a prophet or seer, just pragmatic.


In 1887 Alexander Tyler, a Scottish history professor at the

University of Edinburgh , had this to say about the fall of the

Athenian Republic some 2,000 years prior: "A democracy is always

Temporary in nature; it simply cannot exist as a permanent

Form of government. A democracy will continue to exist up until

The time that voters discover that they can vote themselves generous

Gifts from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority

Always votes for the candidates who promise the most benefits from

The public treasury, with the result that every democracy will finally

Collapse over loose fiscal policy, (which is) always followed by a


"The average age of the world's greatest civilizations from the

Beginning of history, has been about 200 years. During those 200

Years, these nations always progressed through the following sequence:

From bondage to spiritual faith;

From spiritual faith to great courage;

From courage to liberty;

From liberty to abundance;

From abundance to complacency;

From complacency to apathy;

From apathy to dependence;

From dependence back into bondage."