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Obama for reelection

  1. Onusonus profile image87
    Onusonusposted 4 years ago

    Reasons to vote for Obama,

    he fulfilled his promise to close gitmo,

    He was one of the best students who ever set foot at Columbia university, and graduated with a grade point average of....... Oh wait, that information is all sealed up for some reason.

    But he was the first president of the Harvard law review who never actually ever wrote any law reviews.

    He did manage to accomplish writing two autobiographies where he talked about his interactions with people who don't exist. and he talked about his families struggle against racism and colonialism that didn't actually happen.

    He did however in his book, dreams of my father, speak of his desires to seek out and cling to Marxist professors.

    He was a member of the new socialist party and hired in his cabinet open communists, socialists, and Maoists like Van Jones, Donald Berwick, Anitta Dunn, Ron Bloom, Cass Sunstein, David Axelrod, John Holdren, and Elizabeth Warren, and has the enthusiastic support of the American socialist and Communist parties. But calling him a socialist is just mean and hateful speech concocted by racist republicans.

    He promised that his stimulus plans would keep unemployment under 8%, which it has.......  America hasn't ever seen such affluence until now.

    The fact is the last three years of economic decay were all Bush's fault and so will the next four.

    He has successfully increased the deficit and government spending by astronomical proportions through special interest programs.

    He singlehandedly took down Osama BinLaden and wasn't afraid to tell everyone about how he made the gutsy call, after everyone told him to do it, and anyone else in America who would have done the exact same thing.

    his biggest accomplishment is the passing of Obamacare which he promised would not be a tax, even though it is one of the biggest taxhikes on the American middle class ever.

    he refuses to secure our southern boarder against armed drug running murderers, and used executive privilege to cover up a disastrous gun running operation.

    He told the Russian ambassador that he would sell out our missile defense shield if they would leave him alone unitl after the election.

    Ah the list goes on....

    1. Cardisa profile image89
      Cardisaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Lies! All Lies I say. Vote for Obama! tongue He is so cute......

      1. Perspycacious profile image76
        Perspycaciousposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Glad to see Cardisa denounce the idea that the massive spending by Obama was Pres. Bush II's fault.

        1. Cardisa profile image89
          Cardisaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Sorry guys, I know nothing of US politics. I was just trying to be funny....lol

          1. JSChams profile image60
            JSChamsposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            You did good.....

          2. umbertoobrian profile image61
            umbertoobrianposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            Usain Bolt for President

      2. Onusonus profile image87
        Onusonusposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        you caught me... smile

      3. Eaglekiwi profile image74
        Eaglekiwiposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        I agree with Cardisa  He is by far the cutest President America has had for a long time.

        Our leader for example is such a dork!

        I dont speak too much on politics because I recognise they all lie to get to where they want to be...ie hired  lol but I gotta say the rest of the world likes the USA  a lot more since Pres Obama was elected.

        1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
          Hollie Thomasposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Indeed they do, and dread the alternative.

          1. Cardisa profile image89
            Cardisaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            I get to understand he is the worst president also, but wasn't one of your presidents forced to resign due to some scandal or war or something? Weren't the Bushes worse than Obama, they started the war in 1990. As I said I am not American and don't  follow politics but I was glued to my tele when the Gulf war took place.

      4. umbertoobrian profile image61
        umbertoobrianposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Paul Ryan is getting a lot of that "he's so cute" vote.

    2. JSChams profile image60
      JSChamsposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      None of that matters...where's Mitt's tax returns? Hmm?

      1. Perspycacious profile image76
        Perspycaciousposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Filed properly with IRS.  How would you like to make your last 10 years public?  Let's see how President Obama spent our tax dollars in a partial first term of spending.

      2. Onusonus profile image87
        Onusonusposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        We can't vote for Mitt, he abuses dogs, and threw granny over a cliff, and he doesn't like giving away free money to people! Plus I heard somewhere that his wife rides a horse for therapeutic reasons. What a beotch!

        1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
          Hollie Thomasposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Onusonus, why don't you just talk about the issues? You're way too intelligent to be deflected by nonsense.

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            JaxsonRaineposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            Hubpages isn't a place to talk about the issues...

            It's a place to talk about 'your party spin here'.

            Real issues with real substantial sources get ignored or shot down here.

            1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
              Hollie Thomasposted 4 years ago in reply to this

              Of which both parties are guilty. Interestingly, as a Brit, I looked for studies re Medicare, both parties and evidence. Sadly, all I could find was partisan spin. However, it does seem somewhat unbelievable that a Prez, who, let's face it, had done his upmost to try to ensure that *all* are covered by health insurance, would somehow want to now remove that for seniors. Me thinks that Romney hopes the electorate are completely gullible.

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                JaxsonRaineposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                What kind of studies did you look for, exactly?

                Romney and Ryan aren't trying to take away care from seniors. Nothing in their plans remotely resembles that.

                1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
                  Hollie Thomasposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                  Evidence? Other than Romney/Ryan and partisan rags. This should also answer your question, I was looking for independent studies, not partisan ones.

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                    JaxsonRaineposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                    I'm asking, what kind of studies. What kind of information are you looking for? 'Studies' is kind of generic.

                    Evidence? Ryan's plan spells it out. Do you not think Ryan's plan is evidence for what Ryan's plan would do, or is that too 'partisan'.

                    Romney has a similar plan outlined on his campaign website. Less concrete than something that has been actually proposed with details, and CBO analysis, to become law.

          2. Onusonus profile image87
            Onusonusposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            Sure thing. The biggest issue is the impending doom ie. the deficit. Obama's ideas are destructive to the nation. He tries to come off as a benevolent character when telling us how to spend our money, and yet he has tripled the nations debt in only three years. Thus proving that him and the rest of congress can not balance a checkbook. And this is a reflection of the desires of those who put them in place.

            "The principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale."
            -Thomas Jefferson

            1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
              Hollie Thomasposted 4 years ago in reply to this

              Obama's ideas are destructive to the nation.

              This is just your opinion, Onusonus.

              He has triple the nations debt in just three years. Where is your evidence? Despite being a Brit I can find multiple sources that discredit your argument, and they are non partisan.

              Congress and the Prez, any Prez, CAN balance a checkbook- they just need to be free of powerful special interest groups. And, by that, I don't mean trade unions, they just fight for the rights of you and me. WHO, in the main, financially backs Presidential hopefuls? I don't believe that you would be that naive to believe that they do so for the good of your nation.

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                JaxsonRaineposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                Obama hasn't tripled it, but he has added about $5 trillion over 4 years.

                Yeah, anyone can balance the budget, even if they were donated to by special interest groups.

                However, I only know of one candidate who has actually balanced a budget already, and that is Romney.

                1. Onusonus profile image87
                  Onusonusposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                  My mistake, he hasn't tripled it yet.

                2. Ralph Deeds profile image71
                  Ralph Deedsposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                  Romney has balanced his own budget and then some.

              2. Onusonus profile image87
                Onusonusposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                I suppose then that we should have a look at the meager amount of contributions the general American public has contributed to them if any at all. I think we will find that the average American donates nothing to political campaigns except through their tax dollars which by the definitions of modern day liberalism parallels benevolence.
                So you and I, and the rest of America were generous enough to collectively donate $513,308 to the Obama campaign, and Romney got a big goose egg. I suppose the public has spoken.

                Trade unions are historically liberal and I don't think they'll be changing any time soon. And yes they seek to usurp power just as much as the next campaign contributor.

                The Senate voted unanimously to reject a 3.8 trillion dollar budget plan that President Obama sent to Capitol Hill in January. That makes it pretty obvious to me who is incompetent in the executive arena.

                But aside from his economic failures He snubs our greatest allies, Israel and the United Kingdom, and panders to dictators and bows to our long time enemies. In 2008 he promised to unify the nation when he has done the exact opposite by relentlessly casting blame on conservatives and job creators, and used legislation to quell against the rights of the religious.

                The man's character is what makes him a detestable candidate. It is his basic ideology which obviously stems out of years of social conditioning in a hate filled church, and socialist/Marxist educators that he himself admitted to seeking out which blatantly contradict the tenants of liberty that this nations economy is based on.

                1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
                  Hollie Thomasposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                  How about looking at this from another angle? Are you willing? What if either party were unable to collect donations from members of the public (other than what is set aside in taxes) or billionaires (other than what is set aside in taxes) don't you think that would even out the playing field a little? They wouldn't be bought and paid for before they're even in office. They wouldn't be obligated to specific interests. Don't you think that would be a better system? Look at what's happening in your country at the moment, there are plenty who don't want Obama OR Romney. However, only the candidates with plenty of financial backing ever get to run, money talks, but that is hardly conducive to effective public representation, is it?

                  As a Brit, I don't know anyone, or haven't read that others in the UK feel snubbed by Obama, so I have no idea why you would say this. Romney on the other hand, went down in the UK like a lead balloon. As for Israel, I think Bibi is just playing politics- he wants war with Iran and he wants it now, so he's attempting to use the election as leverage. Far from snubbing Israel, your President has continued to back them financially, and it wasn't that long ago that the President gave Israel a number fighter jets, if my memory serves me correctly.

                  You may believe that Obama has been indoctrinated, but trust me when I say that indoctrination is not social conditioning, they are completely different things. You come across as someone who believes that your church, your faith, is superior to that of others. Which translates to other faiths are hate filled. That is your opinion, Onusonus, to which you are entitled, but it is not fact.

                  1. Onusonus profile image87
                    Onusonusposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                    I would appreciate it if you didn't put words in my mouth. I never said my church is better than anybody else's. But if you think that reverend Wright is an exemplary model of a Christian then so are the West Boro Baptists.   

                    in March of 2010 he snubbed Israel's prime minister Netanyahu when he visited the white house and later told them that they should go back to the pre-1967 boarders which is completely out of the question.

                    He snubbed Gordon Brown, he refused to attend a Royal Society banquet in his honor,  in Afghanistan he said that French president Nicolas Sarkozy is a ‘stronger friend’ than David Cameron despite the fact that Britain has had more than 300 servicemen killed in Afghanistan, not France. He presented the queen with a 150 dollar ipod with a bunch of his speeches on it, there was later an interesting video that surfaced of the Queen snubbing him. While in new York he avoided the British prim minister who was trying to speak to him about a matter of pressing urgency, and the president hustled from room to room like a rock star who was trying to avoid an annoying autograph request.

                    After our forefathers fought together storming the beaches at Normandy and fighting side by side throughout two of the bloodiest wars in the history of the world, a spokesman from his state department told a collection of British diplomats "There's nothing special about Britain. You're just the same as the other 190 countries in the world. You shouldn't expect special treatment."

                    Well we didn’t get the example of the Magna Carta from Ecuador, respect the Rule of Law from Uzbekistan, we didn’t get the idea of the Presumption of Innocence from Thailand or any of the other bedrock institutions and values that built America from Luxembourg or Chad or Portugal or Korea. We got them from Great Britain.

                    Or the fact that President of the United States of America gave to the Russians – over strenuous, almost incredulous British protests – the actual serial numbers of the US Trident missiles sold to Great Britain. KGB spies were presumably prepared to die to get this information, but Barack Obama, President of the United States of America, handed these secrets to the Russians over the protests of our closest ally so that he could get a Start Treaty with Russia to help his sagging poll numbers at home.

                    But then again Romney criticizes the Olympics and all credibility is down the drain.

    3. Ralph Deeds profile image71
      Ralph Deedsposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Who is our southern "boarder?"

      1. Onusonus profile image87
        Onusonusposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        It is at the opposite end of our northern boarder.

  2. carol7777 profile image86
    carol7777posted 4 years ago

    I guess we just wait and see what happens.  The country is in a pretty sorry mess so whomever...hope it gets straightened out.

  3. WillStarr profile image86
    WillStarrposted 4 years ago

    "Lies! All Lies I say. Vote for Obama!  He is so cute......"


    LOL @ Cardisa

    1. Cardisa profile image89
      Cardisaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Hey Will smile

    2. Perspycacious profile image76
      Perspycaciousposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Jennifer Aniston is cute, so let's vote for her for Vice President, Will.

  4. Hollie Thomas profile image61
    Hollie Thomasposted 4 years ago

    @Onusonus, I'm not a Liberal, honestly. You probably would be closer calling me a commie, but I'm not actually a Communist either, per se. My agenda, if you can call it that, is far from secret and I'm pretty open about the fact that I'm a Socialist and I believe in the equal distribution of wealth, not redistribution. If I believed in redistribution I'd vote for the Conservatives.

    I don't think you're ignorant or a hill billie (I'm a Brit so that statement doesn't mean much to me, anyway, it's not lingo I'd use) You say that some of them want to be hateful and violent, but can't that be said about some people from other religions, or no religion at all? The problem, for me at least, is that those negative terms are used way too many times when describing the Muslim world.

    1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
      Hollie Thomasposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      @Jaxonraine,

      Thanks, I'll give them a read.

    2. Onusonus profile image87
      Onusonusposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Ah, so the truth comes out! If you think that conservatives are in favor of redistribution of wealth then I think you need to do a little more homework on what the definition of a conservative is in American politics. Perhaps it means something different in the UK.
      Sure there are social programs in America that we would do better off without, but the majority of the public is not willing to let them go. The basic platform of American conservatives however is limited government, and free market capitalism.
      And you are right that perhaps a few believe that the Muslim religion is rooted in violence, however I am peaking of a specific group of people in one country which happens to be muslim based. You yourself first brought Iran into the conversation and I was talking about the leader of that country not the entire religion. And the same goes for Obama's pastor, I believe he is a hate filled person, there is little debate on that, but this shouldn't interpret into disregard for all other religions the way that you are suggesting. For me that is a problem. I can't speak out against somone who is obviously a bad seed without you asserting that I'm throwing the baby out with the bathwater when I have done no such thing.

      1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
        Hollie Thomasposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Hallelujah! You finally acknowledge that the various parties in different countries may not be the same as your own. I am not a Liberal, I wasn't lying.
        In my country Conservatism, amongst other things, always involves trickle up economics, wealth is redistributed upwards.

        1. Onusonus profile image87
          Onusonusposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Yes it sounds like bazarro world in the Superman comics where up is down and good is bad and socialism is capitalism. I completely understand now. wink

          1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
            Hollie Thomasposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            Ok.

 
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