Archive for February, 2009

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Feb

The Victim Mentality

   Posted by: BeerMkr    in Politics, Random Thoughts

I am so tired of the American Victim Mentality. Please don’t get me wrong, I am a proud American and i have made more than my fair share of mistakes in the past. I have overspent, underplaned and suffered the consequnces.

What prompted this post? This story:

http://www.cnn.com/2009/US/02/19/chimp.cartoon.apology/index.html?eref=rss_topstories

Summary: The post prints a cartoon parodying the chip attack and the stimulous bill. Al Sharpton and his militant black freinds all get pissed and say that it is racist.

My take: Why the hell do they always have to play the race card? Why can some people not see the ridiculousness of the whole situation? No person that truly understands the “stimulous” bill can really tell me that it is going to do anything for the average person except delay the inevitable. If you can not afford your house there is probably a reason for it.

I am my family have been there. We had an ARM mortgage. WE paid it on time every month. When the job situation raised its head we did what we could but ended up having to move. We rent now and have to support the family here. this means that we have been unable to pay the mortgage on the house since September. I see foreclosure in the future if it is not sold. Does this make me a bad guy? I don’t think so.

The light at the end of the tunnel is that we signed a contract to sell it yesterday. It looks like we are going to be able to save what little credit rating we have left and move on. It is a huge burden off of us. Would the ‘stimulous” bill have helped us? Probably not. Instead of staying in the house and being unemployed I went looking for a job because working is the answer to stimulating the ecomomy. Work, Evaluate your lifestyle, and support your local economy. Problem fixed.

Not letting a bunch of politicians write a bill that could have better been written by chimpanzees….