Or, as the proverb goes:
If you aren’t networking in your immediate meatspace, you are wrong.
And come Friskytime, it will bite you in the gonads.
Sic transit gloria mundi.
For even the Indispensable Nation.
Stand ready for post-Imperial life.
Sainted, my ass.
Consider this classic as well:
FUSA is on the glide path to this fate today.
And you had better understand there is no voting your way out of this.
Best to have your authority – from the current regime or from concrete say-so from your protectees – squared away.
And BTW, you will be carrying – permitted or otherwise – once things move to Frisky status in your sector of FUSA.
Best to figure out now how best to achieve that.
Harden your hearts.
Toughen your bodies.
Sharpen your skills.
The Reds must be defeated.
Not at all.
Be mindful of those around.
May the prayers of good people be answered with peace.
Lincoln’s assertion, cited by GVDL, that the inhabitants of North America cannot separate is mere rhetoric.
Of course, people can decide to redraw borders.
And on albeit rare occasions, such a redrawing can be done peacefully.
See also the Norway and Sweden dissolution.
Which outcome do you prefer?
Do what you learned from them.
Practice makes competent.
No more National Review for you, fella.
Repeat after me:
All men are created equal.
Some men can serve two masters.
The holy Consteetooshun prohibits speech that offends those with a large enough bullhorn.
Things are not as they seem.
The same fact holds today.
UPDATE 1645E 10JUN2018: See also The Chief Culprit: Stalin’s Grand Design to Start World War II, as well as this video:
My reparations check is in the mail.
The cited debate: