The Republican Party: Anti-American or Obama Haters?

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The Republican Party: Anti- American or Obama Haters?

The Republican Party during the last Republican Administration was not fiscally conservative, they spent like drunken sailors. They spent money on two police actions (Wars). The Bush Bi-partisan Healthcare Plan (Prescription Drug Bill) was unfunded and required no spending cuts to implement. Hurricane Katrina cost more than Hurricane Sandy will cost, if the current President is allowed to keep his promise to Sandy’s victims. It seems like the Tea-Party Republicans are willing to allow millions of Americans to suffer all kinds of pain to wreck the present Administration. When The Decider was President (Commander and Chief) he and none of his predecessors had to give up their Presidential Credit Card. No other President has had to fight to get the debt ceilings raised. When the Decider left The White House he gave the biggest Capitalist billions. Less than a year later the current President was accused of having a spending problem. A year after the accusations began; the Tea party arrived in Congress to help make Obama a one term President.

Taxes are the life blood of the Federal Government. Without taxes the Government must borrow money to support the public and private sector which both depend on Federal funds. It makes no sense to cut Federal taxes for twelve year, borrow money for two wars, drug plans, financial bailouts, and militarization of the nation’s police departments in the name of national security, then declare a spending problem. The spending problem created by the Republicans was aggravated by The Bush Tax Cuts before and after the wars started. A blind person could see that Federal tax cuts while fighting two wars was the wrong direction for fiscal responsibility and debt reduction.

The truth is, Republicans don’t now and never did care about debt reduction and controlling spending. In fact the debt crisis is a manufactured fake crisis, designed to defund Obamacare and the Presidency of Barack H. Obama. Capitalism was made in America and no country in the world today can beat America playing the game. There is no economic crisis at the present time and everybody knows that is true. The Tea Party Republicans say they are worried about our children’s future, but not their present time. Don’t believe the Hogwash, designed to confuse.

Those that now still want to high jack the presidency in Obama’s second term; don’t care about the collateral damage to the American people or the Nation. They intend to fight and block him all the way through his second term if they can have their way. The debt ceiling fight this time will not have the American people as hostages which should allow the President to stand tougher for his rights as President. He had to do anything he could to keep even more millions of Americans off food stamps. He could offer up only social entitlement cuts and no corporate or defense cuts, but now since the tax cuts for the 98% are law everything else will be on the table.

The Tea Party Congressional leaders and minority leader in the Senate were so shamefaced that they couldn’t meet the President face to face. Biden’s face with Obama’s proposals coming out of it was easier to face then the President‘s face with the same proposals. That says a lot. I know the Republican Party will not put up with a repeat performance until the 2014 Midterm Elections and hope to have a majority in either the house or senate. I hope by 2016 they will have one or two better candidates than those who are testing the waters now. Maybe I could think about voting for a Republican for President, imagine that.

January 2, 2013

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Leo Ham 3 years ago from earth

Great post Junko! I particularly like the comment about being concerned with our children's future, but not their present. The truth is that if they had their way our children's dreams would not only be deferred, they would ultimately be denied. It is just how they "play" politics. Saying things that sound good without putting good concepts and strategies into practice.


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junko 3 years ago Author

Thank you Leo. your comments are always encouraging.


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Credence2 3 years ago from Florida (Space Coast)

Right on target, Junko, this excerpt from your article has got to resonate!

"The truth is, Republicans don’t now and never did care about debt reduction"

Right wing populism is just a clever ruse behind an idea to reduce all working class people to a condition approaching slavery and while this unfortunate trend appears unstoppable, I am not supporting the groups and people that are anxious to hurry it along...


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junko 3 years ago Author

Credence, you surely cleared the water with the bottom line of your comment. You clearly explained why I swim against the current. Thank you for stopping by and talking truth.


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GNelson 3 years ago from Florida

If you look at what the right has done it is not un-American it is anti-American. They got us into this mess and now they are using it to dis troy the middle class. It is amazing what money buys.


Sanxuary 3 years ago

They are the party that is big business, for big business and that is all they represent and stand for. With this as their only agenda everything else is a charade, a front and a lie. They have to create this in order to pretend that they are Politicians.


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junko 3 years ago Author

The Teaparty started the debt and spending crissis fraud and now it will turn and bite the Republican Party Thanks for commenting,GNelson


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junko 3 years ago Author

Sanxuary, thanks for your opinion on this hub.


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vveasey 3 years ago from Detroit,MI

you say they didn't want to face President Obama and preferred to face Biden.

Do you think it's because they preferred to face a "white" face rather than the "black face" (pun intended) especially since it was on someone where it shouldn't have been, the president?


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junko 3 years ago Author

The President has had countless historical first as President, many he had to endure. I think some men don't want to be first republican leaders in history to compromise with the first Black President face to face or otherwise. Thanks vveasey for stopping by and talking.


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Rodney Reed03 3 years ago from Destrehan, Louisiana

Very interesting comment Junko.


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junko 3 years ago Author

Thank you, Iam glad you find this interesting.


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watergeek 3 years ago

Do you really think there's no economic crisis, Junko? Or did I read you wrong? I totally agree about the Bush administration's irresponsible handling of the economy, and how they bullied Obama into his first few economic decisions. Spending $7 trillion on one war when our educational and other systems are way underfunded is insane. But what about Wall Street's real estate dealings, etc?


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junko 3 years ago Author

Watergeek, yes there is an economic crisis created by the Teaparty to defund and cause the President to fail and become a one term President. The one term President part failed inspite billions spent and millions of Americans on foodstamps and jobless. America don't have a spending problem,it has a greed and fraud problem.


Carolyn 3 years ago

I certainly agree with your article, it seems that you see the game clearly. As a writer, you really make it plain, and as for those who are blind to the the facts, it grieves my spirit. Just keep writing articles of the heart and just maybe it will feed the minds of the weak.


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junko 3 years ago Author

Carolyn, thank you for the encouraging words. I try to keep it plain and simple for the underclass.


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nicomp 3 years ago from Ohio, USA

"The Republican Party during the last Administration was not fiscally conservative, they spent like drunken sailors. They spent money on two police actions (Wars). The Bush Bi-partisan Healthcare Plan (Prescription Drug Bill) was unfunded and required no spending cuts to implement."

Thank you. Someone finally gets it. Both parties have no fiscal responsibility. And the Republicans still re-elected Boehner. Sigh!


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junko 3 years ago Author

nicomp, we agree on the shared fiscal irresponsibility of both parties with the exception of the Democrats during Clinton's Presidency. Where we may disagree is the Republican-Teaparty's Idea of, stop spending during and after a recession and collect no taxes. History has shown Stimulas and not austerity cures a recession. The debt crissis was created to defund the Obama Presidency


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nicomp 3 years ago from Ohio, USA

" Where we may disagree is the Republican-Teaparty's Idea of, stop spending during and after a recession and collect no taxes"

Your bias is showing... collect "no" taxes? Please.

The tax increases that have been opposed would have had no effect whatsoever on the profligate spending on both sides of the aisle.

Democratic strategists have managed to make the Republicans appear evil and anti-American for opposing symbolic tax increases even as ObamaCare drives up taxes on those who can least afford it. Check out the Excise Tax on Charitable Hospitals for starters.


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junko 3 years ago Author

nicomp, "Bias is showing", mine or your. I think the teaparty Republican's idea of stopping spending during and after a recession is Anti-American. During the Great Depression the Government employed millions of Americans in Government work programs (WPA). The Federal government built the interstate hwys and public infrastructures that advanced Capitalism, with taxes which is the life blood of any government. To deny this President Stimulas and Tax Revenue, then call him the Foodstamp President shows Bias. Democrats don't spend like drunken sailors, Republican Presidents always spend more on wars than Democrats on peace. Capitalism's never ending profit margins is the driver of the debt, not taxes.


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vveasey 3 years ago from Detroit,MI

Amen Brother!


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junko 3 years ago Author

Most encouraging, vveasey.


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nicomp 3 years ago from Ohio, USA

"During the Great Depression the Government employed millions of Americans in Government work programs (WPA)."

And it saddled us with Social Security, work relief programs, unemployment insurance, mandatory minimum wages, and special government-granted privileges for labor unions which drag us down even today.

" Republican Presidents always spend more on wars than Democrats on peace"

Nonsense. Unfunded mandates for welfare and healthcare exceed annual budgets for defense spending. The culture of dependency is a product of both parties.


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junko 3 years ago Author

Nicomp, I think you are just trying to be disagreeable. You dismissed all the social programs that you think caused a culture of dependency. Unless you were born in a culture of the very rich, you, your family, parents or grandparents, or relations used most of Social Saddles at lease twice in life. So to talk against those who need you to be saddled and rode, ya'll. (The Us that is saddled) shouldn't burn the bridge after ya'll cross. You are intelligent enough to know that 40% of the underclass is and has been permanently unemployed since the end of slavery. Now many low and middleclass Americans are unemployed and on foodstamps. Where are the jobs to to combat this new conservative word play "CULTURE OF DEPENDENCY". The Military Industrial Complex.Corporate and Financial entitlements has caused a culture of dependency in the Private Sector for government handouts and jobs..


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junko 3 years ago Author

There is a conservative push to paint Conservative and Liberal lawmaker the same and equally fiscally in the same bed. They are in the same house, but stand for very different ideas.


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junko 3 years ago Author

Carol, You are off topic.


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junko 3 years ago Author

Marco if you or Carol post again I will take it personal and deny ya'll post because your post is off topic also. Two in a row must be a conspiracy to be silly.


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tammybarnette 3 years ago

Bravo! Very well researched and articulated. I am blown away that so many do not see through the holes that used to be a conservative Republican Party. It is so obvious that their party has been hijacked by Big Business. Thanks for a great read:)


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junko 3 years ago Author

Thank you,tammy

Your words are encouraging here and where you write.


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junko 3 years ago Author

nicomp, come on back and lets talk some more.


JCoston 3 years ago

Great Article so true.


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nicomp 3 years ago from Ohio, USA

" It seems like the Tea-Party Republicans are willing to allow millions of Americans to suffer all kinds of pain to wreck the present Administration."

You're starting from a false premise: the government can't make everything fair for everyone. You may not know this, but in order to send you a welfare check Obama has to confiscate that money from another American. Shocking, I know.


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junko 3 years ago Author

Thank you again, JCoston


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junko 3 years ago Author

nicomp, you are just as confused about this as you were 5 weeks ago and you are still projecting your feelings, again. Who is starting from a false premise? Iam not referencing fairness from the Government. I spoke of a group of elected pledged lawmaker who were elected to wreck this Administration. "The struggle is not with flesh and blood, but good and evil in high places"


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junko 5 months ago Author

Republican controlled Gridlock on Capitol Hill is not Government for or by the people.


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nicomp 5 months ago from Ohio, USA

I love how Progressives bemoan gridlock when it doesn't favor their agenda.

No doubt our liberal friends cheered when Dems obstructed official business last week with their 'sit-in'


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junko 5 months ago Author

nicomp, Official Business wasn't a vote on gun control but a vote to block consumer financial protections last week. How can you love 6 years of lockstep gridlock?


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nicomp 5 months ago from Ohio, USA

Jumpo, if only we had Republicans in Washington sufficiently brave to give us gridlock for the past 6 years... no ACA, no Cash for Clunkers...


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junko 5 months ago Author

nincompoop it is spelled "junko". Don't try to be cute nicomp if you have nothing to say,say nothing.


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nicomp 5 months ago from Ohio, USA

ahhhh... name-calling. The last resort of Progressives.


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junko 5 months ago Author

ahhhh don't cry after you called this Progressive Jumpo at my house just because you have a right to be wrong. Well, I got a right to be wrong also, how does it feel to be wronged, nicomp?


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junko 3 months ago Author

Obama Haters have gravely damaged Americanism, we got some work to do now.


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nicomp 3 months ago from Ohio, USA

Ahhh, blaming Obama's failures on Obama haters. Shucks, he could have done so much more if everybody liked him!

Liberal Hallmark: "if you oppose Obama then you hate him."


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junko 3 months ago Author

True nicomp, Obama's failures can be blamed on haters of who he is and what and who he represents, all the everyday people, he was a community organizer you know. Oppose Obama is putting it much to politely and understated.


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nicomp 3 months ago from Ohio, USA

Hmmm... let's see if I have this correct:

Bush (and Reagan and the other Bush) failed because they were:

{moronic, in the pocket of Big Business/Big Oil, anti-American, Republican}

BUT Obama and Clinton failed because people hated on them.

Do I have that right?


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junko 3 months ago Author

No my friend on the right you have it wrong again, Reagan and The Bushes failed to help The Majority of the American people. They did help The Minority of people who disliked (Hated) Unions, Affirmative Actions, Taxes on Business and Corporations, and they were more Pro-business than anti-American. Compared to Bill and Obama, Reagan in the Bushes were more moronic. Obama and Clinton presidencies were more successful than failed for We the people. Reagan's Presidency failed in the trickle down to the majority of people theory. He did help the minority at the top but nothing trickled down. Do I have it right? Do you understand me any better?


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nicomp 3 months ago from Ohio, USA

" Reagan and The Bushes failed to help The Majority of the American people."

Gosh, one GB gave us with free drugs for old people. Don't liberals like old people? The other GB gave us the ADA. Don't liberals like disabled people?

"...and they were more Pro-business than anti-American. "

Yuk! Business!! We need much less of that.

" Reagan's Presidency failed in the trickle down to the majority of people theory. "

I guess the recession left by Carter just went away on its' own. Yup, that pesky 21% prime rate when Carter left office decreased accidentally despite Reagan's efforts.

"Compared to Bill and Obama, Reagan in the Bushes were more moronic."

Absolutely! Sex in the Oval Office with an intern is the height of smartness. All the intelligentsia serially cheat on their wives .

"The Boston Police acted stupidly" -- who said that, again?

"If you like your plan you can keep your plan." -- who bleated that lie? I can't recall.


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junko 3 months ago Author

G B's Senior Affordable Drug Program allow American drug company a free market to price their drugs as they see fit without competing with lower cost foreign competition. G B bill was an agreement to share in paying the higher cost seniors will pay after The Do-nut Hole. It was more a deal for the Pharmaceutical Industry than a benefit for seniors. During The Reagan and W. Bush Presidencies they had their way as Commander and Chief, anybody in any party that didn't agree with Dick and W. were considered un-american and the act could be called Treason. Nobody questioned The Decider and The Vice Decider. What Bill Clinton did as for as improper sex in the White House was not The Original Sin committed on Capitol Hill. The Boston Police did act like they were stupid, and they are not immune. Just as Capitalist have try to take advantage of W's ADA, any and all Government funded programs from housing to health care and education including Obama's ACA is being mined before the house and senate change and Governmentlessness ends on Capitol Hill


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nicomp 3 months ago from Ohio, USA

You have succinctly summarized your bias. Well done.


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junko 3 months ago Author

Nicomp your comment is brief but vague , not succinct.

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