Thursday, October 13, 2016

English Country Estates and the USA

Once again WSF is going off the rails. You have been warned.

Some of the audio books I use to stay awake on my three day per week, 500 mile daily drive,  have me thinking about the decline of wealthy English squires, their landed properties, and lands that supported them.

 Huge estates with grandiose manors were reduced to ruins in just a few generations of careless inheritors. They seemed to regard their inheritances as an endless supply of resources to fund their spendthrift lifestyles. After a few generations of recklessness, along with high taxes, they find themselves out in the cold along with their tenant farmers. Surely, during the many years this was going on, numerous people tried to explain to them how this course of action would end.

Yeah, yeah, WSF, what is your point? 

The USA is the estate, and the various (P)gressives and Social Justice Warriors the new squires. The beneficiaries of extensive public educations and often trust funds, these people seem to think their country is a inexhaustible source of funding for their special snowflake schemes. Seemly, no amount of contrary opinion from their fellow citizens is heard.

I see hard times coming.  

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  1. I was talking with someone today about how sick I am of having my money stolen. They put in art at public transit train stations in Shithead Flats. It gets defaced, vandalized, broken. So they replace it. Millions and millions of dollars. Of my money. Solution? I keep being told that 'your vote counts'. Horse shit. I always use quotations around "representatives" because those assholes don't represent me or mine.

    I will stop now, before I start tossing out the f word.

  2. Excellent analogy WSF, just finished a phone call with a very similar discussion... sigh

  3. I wouldn't know anything about living on an estate (unless the Navy bases in San Diego or Long Beach counts), but I agree with the Progs driving the USofA down the drain. As for the Brits, they have their on set of problems with all their liberal bullshit, too.

    1. Both countries draining and pissing away resources.

  4. I live in estate of confusion. Wait. That wasn't what you meant, was it?