Is the United States of America losin...

Is the United States of America losing its values?

There are 16 comments on the Examiner.com story from Jan 20, 2013, titled Is the United States of America losing its values?. In it, Examiner.com reports that:

This wonderful country of the United States of America was founded over 200 years ago and the founding fathers wrote up a constitution based on the bible and Christian ethics for the country by which to live.

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LaKeisha

Somerset, KY

#1 Jan 20, 2013
No. It just seems that way because of how the media, both liberal and conservative media, portrays it.
the main mane

Lexington, KY

#2 Jan 20, 2013
Fact: Our country and our society as a whole, has been on a downward spiral since the 1990s.
SpeakUp

Harwood Heights, IL

#3 Jan 20, 2013
What happens as a result to this country is the Bible being fulfilled. One thing the Right can't stop is...God. It's going to happen regardless who sits in the Oval Office, because yes, our nation has become a land of greed and noncaring.

I am older myself, but I sit a couple of times a week and listen to one much older than me...teaching me what it means to be honest, do the right thing, and, be content. I thank God all the time for this Senior lady that came into my life to show me exactly what it means to be happy with what we have, and, continue to show me the difference between wants vs needs.

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#4 Jan 20, 2013
Values? You mean starting off by overthrowing the government by force (the British), then moving into killing off the Indians, then enslaving black people as personal owned property? Things like that?

Luckily, after slavery, someone invented the airplane so we moved to blowing up other countries from that point on. Although we revert to bashing gays and things like that when bored.
Kentucky1975

London, KY

#5 Jan 20, 2013
America has lost the values which we were found on. The trouble with America is they don't read the bible, go to church or have basic respect for themselves or others.
the main mane

Duluth, GA

#6 Jan 21, 2013
Kentucky1975 wrote:
America has lost the values which we were found on. The trouble with America is they don't read the bible, go to church or have basic respect for themselves or others.
Disagree that it's not reading the bible that's the problem. Although the bible is good for instilling basic moral human code and telling stories that have a moral foundation.

I agree that people now days don't respect others and sometimes even themselves. It's our society that's to blame, our "get my money, fuck you" type of attitude.
the main mane

Duluth, GA

#7 Jan 21, 2013
the main mane wrote:
<quoted text>Disagree that it's not reading the bible that's the problem. Although the bible is good for instilling basic moral human code and telling stories that have a moral foundation.

I agree that people now days don't respect others and sometimes even themselves. It's our society that's to blame, our "get my money, fuck you" type of attitude.
Or the type of a Machiavellian type attitude "the end justifies the means" as long as I get what I need.
Libertarian

Lexington, KY

#8 Jan 21, 2013
We now have an elected dictator, our founders would be ashamed. Reagan was right, Freedom isn't in our DNA it must be fought for, if we lose it here there's no where else left on earth
agnostic diagnostic

Lexington, KY

#9 Jan 21, 2013
the main mane wrote:
<quoted text>Disagree that it's not reading the bible that's the problem. Although the bible is good for instilling basic moral human code and telling stories that have a moral foundation.

I agree that people now days don't respect others and sometimes even themselves. It's our society that's to blame, our "get my money, fuck you" type of attitude.
The Constitution is my bible & it's been shït all over from Patriot Act 1 - NDAA. It's not the figure head who signs them in to law, it's partisans, special interest and corporations overhauling everything that once made America great & turning us in to a post industrial nation
agnostic diagnostic

Lexington, KY

#10 Jan 21, 2013
Libertarian wrote:
We now have an elected dictator, our founders would be ashamed. Reagan was right, Freedom isn't in our DNA it must be fought for, if we lose it here there's no where else left on earth
Are there Legit Libertarians in KY? I'm more of a paleocon but that's pretty much Libertarian. I'm so sick of agendas over principals in the country, I may get active again & rip this 2party duopoly a new one around here.
Libertarian

Lexington, KY

#11 Jan 21, 2013
agnostic diagnostic wrote:
<quoted text>Are there Legit Libertarians in KY? I'm more of a paleocon but that's pretty much Libertarian. I'm so sick of agendas over principals in the country, I may get active again & rip this 2party duopoly a new one around here.
We exist: LPKY.org
elmer

United States

#13 Jan 21, 2013
Archie Bunker wrote:
bring back segregation.
it was a simple and better way of life.
we did not lock our doors and lived in peace.
now look at the mess we are all living in.
You mean back when whites raped and killed non whites and the courts did nothing? Perhaps back when a robbery or murder occurred and rather than convicting the real killer (white) a black man was convicted instead. White boy covering his white boy buddies butt. Back when the non whites had to lock their doors? White on white violence was happening then too! Poor no brain Archie.
elmer

United States

#14 Jan 21, 2013
Let's send racists to Guantanamo to live with those of their own kind!
dghdshdhh

London, KY

#15 Jan 21, 2013
Have you ever read about the Great Depression? Our history has had its ups and downs.
the main mane wrote:
Fact: Our country and our society as a whole, has been on a downward spiral since the 1990s.
hgdfhdfghdfgh

London, KY

#16 Jan 21, 2013
Your imaginary friend has no effect on this country. The Bible is nonsense.
SpeakUp wrote:
What happens as a result to this country is the Bible being fulfilled. One thing the Right can't stop is...God. It's going to happen regardless who sits in the Oval Office, because yes, our nation has become a land of greed and noncaring.
I am older myself, but I sit a couple of times a week and listen to one much older than me...teaching me what it means to be honest, do the right thing, and, be content. I thank God all the time for this Senior lady that came into my life to show me exactly what it means to be happy with what we have, and, continue to show me the difference between wants vs needs.
Enlightenment

London, KY

#17 Jan 21, 2013
If America is founded on the Bible, why isn't the Bible mentioned in the Constitution?
Kentucky1975 wrote:
America has lost the values which we were found on. The trouble with America is they don't read the bible, go to church or have basic respect for themselves or others.

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