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Josh Frost: Once More for the Glory.....

Day 2,129, 18:09 Published in USA USA by Josh Frost
Lets start with some theme music: Wake Me Up



Oh man that was a nice nap I took for three weeks…. What have I missed? Wait!! Let’s start off with a riddle America and see if you can answer it:

What do millions of dollars and a Whale get you?

Ok… So anyway, let’s go over what I missed.

1. We are about to get wiped again? Hmm... I thought we were supposed to be completely free by now and sipping margaritas on a beach. I guess things didn’t work out as planned. The situation must have been harder than it looked. At least we didn’t spend a huge chunk of our treasury on it………...oh wait, we did. Well, at least there’s not a drive to get even more money without a proper long term plan………...oh wait, there is.



2. What? RGR is still here and has gained some steam? He even got people into Congress? We barely won the ATO last time?



3. Our President has angered our allies especially Croatia, who is one of our oldest and most trusted friends????



You know, when I came back, a lot of people asked me to run for President and I deferred. Maybe I subconsciously feared that the game had passed me by. Maybe I was afraid that the America I left didn’t exist anymore and that it had somehow been replaced by a people that had grown apathetic. With all due respect… Has it?

This country once crushed the walls of Karnataka and claimed Hello Kitty as ours. We freed countries all over the world and crushed PEACE not with a sword but with simple diplomacy. These things were done by great leaders that led a proud and motivated people. Now they are just a memory. Where we find ourselves now is a place of trepidation. Our territories are once again slowly slipping away. Our democracy is in peril and we elect people that aren’t interested in creating a community of independent people, but instead are content to rule over wreckage.

Is this what you want America? Is this all there is left? Are we slowly going to slip away into the dustbin of history? Money can buy you elections. It can buy you a few victories on the battlefield, but it can’t replenish a broken spirit and reinvigorate a community. It can’t unify us as one against our common domestic and international enemies. And it can’t buy me love. See what I did there? Can we turn the tide and become the great power we once were? Can we save the democratic process in this country, reclaim our territories, and make this country both physically and spiritually whole again? Do YOU have what it takes to do that? I think it’s time we found out……

 

Comments

Josh Frost
Josh Frost Day 2,129, 18:10

First for America!

Jude Conners
Jude Conners Day 2,129, 00:07

thanks, Josh. You know why!

D.AMBRIZZI
D.AMBRIZZI Day 2,130, 07:56

we should do something to stop the players who are using bots on wrm market

http://www.erepublik.com/en/article/cheaters-using-automatic-bot-on-wrm-market-2320011/1/20

Mourning Star
Mourning Star Day 2,129, 18:11

Second for Josh Frost!

NKFV
NKFV Day 2,129, 18:12

Third for Mourning Star!

Mourning Star Day 2,129, 18:13

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Talostastic
Talostastic Day 2,129, 18:13

Because it's all a single person's fault and has absolutely nothing to do with Admin "interference" and a lack of bodies/organization with the people who were initially trusted to handle certain aspects of things.

Inwegen
Inwegen Day 2,129, 18:16

Josh isn't just talking about one administration. Repeated institutional failures over time in the country. It has been on the decline for a very long time.

While some of the major introductory points may be about a whale, the overall message is about the nation. Think big picture whenever you read Frost. He's a big picture kind of guy.

shiloh13
shiloh13 Day 2,129, 18:22

Right on the mark.

Talostastic
Talostastic Day 2,129, 18:25

I'll accept that.

What I see is a list of grievances and some "rah-rah". I hope there's a plan forthcoming that addresses them and delivers on the rah-rah.

Jude Conners
Jude Conners Day 2,129, 00:08

You know, you don't have to like Wiggy to see he is a smart dude and knows what the hell he is talking about.

Good to see you comment, Wiggy!

George Barker
George Barker Day 2,129, 22:32

The failures happened when whoever came up with this "I'm tired of Balkans fighting" whine wasn't more rigorously challenged. I don't know who all was a part of that, but anyone who agreed with it and didn't have a concrete plan to construct an alliance capable of doing enough damage to defend itself ought to sit in the e-corner wearing an e-dunce cap forever.

Valiant Thor
Valiant Thor Day 2,130, 05:36

Oh, so where's the Grand Duchess hiding now?

Inwegen
Inwegen Day 2,129, 18:14

Well put. A drastic drop in morale and a lack of cohesive plans of attack on multiple fronts. Will be interesting to see how candidates campaign this season. Most people seem content to be wiped again.

Too much wasted money.
Too much wasted time.
Too many lost players.

Mechanics may be out of our hands, but how we play and how we WIN are not. Time to take it back.

Jude Conners
Jude Conners Day 2,129, 00:09

I'd vote that!

Israel Stevens Day 2,129, 18:16

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John Largo
John Largo Day 2,129, 18:19

\o/

anonymoushooligan
anonymoushooligan Day 2,129, 18:21

Well shit, things just got interesting.

Stolch
Stolch Day 2,129, 18:21

To be fair, we hd turned the battle on almost all fronts, and were making gains, even USA regained the initiative in a straight up fight. Then Pinocchio introduced the latest incarnation of "stupid is as stupid does tournament" and reversed all our gains for the past month and put us all behind the eight ball again.

Now we have to regroup and wait out the rest of the "energy bonus for TWO" as well as drain their bigger candy gains in the next few weeks and try again.

chickensguys
chickensguys Day 2,129, 18:24

What do millions of dollars and a Whale get you?

ahhahahahahha, that was hilarious

tdwester
tdwester Day 2,129, 18:33

Voted still won't subscribe :p

Josh Frost
Josh Frost Day 2,129, 18:34

Cranky old fart......

Dio Makso
Dio Makso Day 2,130, 13:01

tdwester enjoys obstruction for the sake of obstruction. It's one of his best qualities.

Inwegen
Inwegen Day 2,129, 18:45

Eat your prunes.

tdwester
tdwester Day 2,129, 18:47

Stay the hell off my lawn!!!!!

Inwegen
Inwegen Day 2,129, 18:54

Attempt to get out of your rocker and make me. :p

DMV3
DMV3 Day 2,129, 18:38

This made me so effin hard!

Bucephalus92
Bucephalus92 Day 2,129, 18:39

This. Was. Awesome.

Raw784
Raw784 Day 2,129, 18:43

o7

Melissa Rose Day 2,129, 19:12

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Tyler Bubblar
Tyler Bubblar Day 2,129, 19:14

This is the moment I've been waiting for! Frost for CP!

AlexJ1890
AlexJ1890 Day 2,129, 19:24

\o/ Josh Frost for overlord of all

Mr. Wonka
Mr. Wonka Day 2,129, 19:37

This is what USA needs at this point a wake up call, and Josh Frost just gave it to us.

Melissa Rose
Melissa Rose Day 2,129, 19:42

HAHA I guess I am not suppose to say that particular word so.. F YES! lol

Tenshibo
Tenshibo Day 2,129, 19:50

"Well, at least there’s not a drive to get even more money without a proper long term plan………...oh wait, there is."

Not that I don't agree with you, but I haven't seen you suggesting a long term plan either. While you may not be president, nor in his cabinet, you are a congressman, and an active one at that. You also had(have?) PDB access, so all the tools for you to suggest a plan exist, but have you taken advantage of them? Or do you need a shiny medal to do that?

Inwegen
Inwegen Day 2,129, 20:06

Now, now, son. You know candidates do not reveal all in one article. But, your point still stands and it is a fair one. I'm sure Josh will take the time to answer it as well. You know he's not shy. :p

Tenshibo
Tenshibo Day 2,129, 21:33

I know candidates don't, but to criticise and not offer fixes is not a life I'm about yo. But, I'm confident my questions will be answered in his next article.

Josh Frost
Josh Frost Day 2,129, 20:26

1. I do not have pdb access.
2. I agree wholeheartedly with a lot of what you say. I haven't taken complete advantage of some of the opportunities presented. I have questioned what the long term goals of this and other administrations are though.
3. In the coming days I will present some ideas on how we can get ourselves out of the present situation.

Tenshibo
Tenshibo Day 2,129, 21:32

I look forward, critically, to see your ideas. And, I hope they're not standard: better coordination, rah rah, CoT work better, ideas.

I did think you had PDB access though, I guess they quelled it when you resigned. Figured they'd leave you on as an advisor. /me shrugs

Jude Conners
Jude Conners Day 2,129, 00:11

Tenshibo for CP...

Cause it went so well before!

Tenshibo
Tenshibo Day 2,130, 05:50

I got us congress. With 8 countries attacking us, I'd say that's an achievement. #swag

Cubby
Cubby Day 2,129, 20:26

Yes. Apathetic is definitely descriptive. The answer to most of your rhetorical questions is "Yes."

PigInZen
PigInZen Day 2,129, 20:47

You let me know if you need anything, Josh. I can return in a heartbeat for the right plan.

SpeedcatMcNasty
SpeedcatMcNasty Day 2,129, 23:01

Are you f-ing kidding me? Return of baldy?! Awesome

Mourning Star
Mourning Star Day 2,129, 23:47

PigInZen!!!

HarleyQuinn
HarleyQuinn Day 2,129, 20:54

I think I just feel in love!

Napalm Norm
Napalm Norm Day 2,129, 21:03

I remember Malachor V. I mean Hello Kitty.

Bia Pandora
Bia Pandora Day 2,129, 21:03

there it is

Deificus
Deificus Day 2,129, 21:04

Voted. Looking forward to your campaign.

5am Saint
5am Saint Day 2,129, 21:13

Good piece and it is true. Looking forward to see you campaigning.

 
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