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You're entitled to your opinion and your own vote as am I. I'm not buying into what Obama is selling.
I Ain't got no Worries - Lebron James
I don't know what Obama is selling. He's not brought this country what he promised so he won't receive my vote.
Want smaller government. Really as simple as that for me.
dont think so , think we are in for a change
Maybe so. If he does get elected he better pick his shit up done nothing to date.
he was in office when the seals killed that nasty mother OBL ..thats something anyway
What's he done that's bettered this country? Ordered seal team 6. Ok. Is that all him? How about jobs. How about debt. How about the two wars. How about energy. Infrastructure ? Foreign relations? Social security (which I'll never see) ? List goes on. But he looks good making basketball picks.
I like how people blame most things on the president when it is a congress issue.
Anyways, that speech was hard to watch. Romney is the representative of the traditional American white male with strong religious values, we need to get away from that and move forwards. It's a new era. He's also just plain unlikeable.
This post was edited by Hot Sauce 20 months ago
its a leadership issue and somebody has to be held responsible ultimately although the Congress and the Senate are both pretty bad as well
of course your right ...the Senate is totally in tune with what we need and only works for the good of all .. the president had two years where he / the Dems controlled both the Congress and the Senate and not sure the results were what we all expected
think you could pretty much expect that considering the Congress is controlled by the Rep ....right ??
not sure that Rominey has the answers at all but just think he is a better alternative than what we have now ...JMO
"BamaLivesFootba" - While I appreciate your Bama fandom, political discussions don't really go anywhere when you simply belittle the other side. While I'm conservatively leaning, I'd consider myself pretty open to an honest debate. Realize that other people have opinions and don't act aghast when someone disagrees. A few examples:
"My goodness! You are ignorant if you don't realize all of the good Obama has done!"
"Sigh... you just don't get it... I know more about politics than you do."
"You're voting on blind faith."
This isn't an attack, but I sometimes enjoy hearing other's opinions, including yours. And I've been clicking your links (ha, even if they're mostly from liberal sources) to see the other side. JMO
Now that I've 'splained myself... Your original link that you state as 'fact': Do you find it at all odd that every single stat about Obama's presidency is positive? Of course the overall economy has progressed from the worst depression we've had since the great depression... but just barely. And honestly, I don't blame Obama for that - I think that's just the huge hole we were in. In fact (get ready for this 'cuz you're gonna love it), I don't blame Bush. I blame Clinton for signing into law a lower standard by which a person could get a mortgage and fewer restrictions by which a Bank could lend money. He did it right before he left office.
I do blame Obama for spending when we had no money to spend. I blame Obama for giving billions to a start up solar company, that solar company going bankrupt, and then him giving them more money to get back on track... only to have that company go bankrupt again (and the owner of said company happens to be a former colleague of his). I blame him for giving billions to build infrastructure - but gave control of that money to the states - and states like CA squandered it away to unions. I blame him for not taking a stronger stance against radical fundamentalists in other countries, but instead being political with regard to the relationship between Palestine and Isreal. And most of all, I blame him for running on a campaign of "hope" and "change" when neither have really come to fruition except for those of us who choose to see the light at the end of the tunnel.
I do give credit to Obama for 1 program that worked well: "Cash for clunkers". It helped the American auto industry immensely and he used the steel to pay back debt to China. I give credit to Obama for attempting to do something about our health care system, but blame him for doing it horribly the wrong way.
Last, private industry has very slowly grown, but I dare say - not because of Obama. It has grown because the richest men in the world and the largest companies have decided to grow despite a horrible economy. For instance, Marriott Hotels isn't going to sit around and allow all of their properties go down the toilet. They would be wise to invest in a down economy in order to maintain a great brand. Disney is currently doing the same - as is Starwood hotels, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, etc. Give tax breaks to those companies and you will see it pay dividends by them spending even more which will create more jobs. More jobs = more spending. And the cycle goes on.
OK, I'm done for now...
Thanks for linking this site. Great resource.
I do think it's worse in the sense that it would have been much better without a few things Obama did or didn't do. As I stated previously, outside of cash for clunkers, any economic growth happened despite Obama, not because of him.
Feel free to respond with your own opinion (not some linked site) without calling names and I may start caring about what you have to say.
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