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Hubpages Poll : Obama For Second term : yes or no?

  1. pisean282311 profile image59
    pisean282311posted 5 years ago

    Barack obama must get second term.yes or no?

    1. manlypoetryman profile image76
      manlypoetrymanposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Why do you feel the need to generate...yet another poll on this topic...if you are concerned about all things "India" according to your profile?

      1. pisean282311 profile image59
        pisean282311posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        @manly good question...because obama is president of only super power of the world....his election matters not just to usa but to the world..

      2. profile image0
        Phoebe Pikeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Everyone should get to know political leaders. Not just the ones in their country and area, but the world. It's only good to expand your knowledge of the world. It leads to better understanding and can only benefit you in the long run.

        Romney or Obama... I think I'll stick with a write-in of Audrey Dyment. But odds are, Obama will win because of his popularity. Romney doesn't have that strong of a fan base.

        1. beverleejb profile image61
          beverleejbposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Hello, I voted for O'bama and I will again
          He does the job and we all should appreciate that!

        2. 910chris profile image74
          910chrisposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Yes, we should get to know more about politics period. We should get to know more about our political leaders first, then worry about everyone else. We are in such bad shape here in America that we all need to wake up and use the freedoms we have, while we still have them.

          Will I vote for Barack Hussein Obama, hell no, he is just another puppet.

          1. 910chris profile image74
            910chrisposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            I will not be voting for Mittens as well. There are just one in the same.

        3. Michelle Keiper profile image60
          Michelle Keiperposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          That's just a waste of a vote. Pick a side and support it.  Need to help President Obama to stand up, go around or under to get it done.  Show your support and vote Obama then tell him to fight.

    2. SparklingJewel profile image68
      SparklingJewelposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      NO

    3. Karen N profile image60
      Karen Nposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      No!

    4. Paul Wingert profile image79
      Paul Wingertposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Yes!

    5. Ralph Deeds profile image71
      Ralph Deedsposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Yes. Romney's values (money, multiple McMansions and Cadillacs) aren't what the country needs.

      1. Bob Zermop profile image91
        Bob Zermopposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        +1 all the way.

    6. Moshka profile image60
      Moshkaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Not a chance. He has done nothing to better the country, he constantly casts blame for his own short comings, he has hired incompetent czars, (some were even communists), he has no plan to stop the debt crisis, all of his economics proposals have been unanimously shot down by congress, and to top it off he wants to impose socialized medicine on us to add more problems to our crushing debt.

      He goes around the world apologizing and bowing to foreign leaders, job growth in America is at an all time low, and all he seems to be doing is promoting class warfare. The list of failures is stupendous, NDAA, the patriot act, Solyndra, etc.

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        screamingposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        lol...boy are you misinformed. You may want to do some research before making many of those statements. And may I suggest, watch less fox news and more of the other news channels to come to your own conclusions.

        1. Moshka profile image60
          Moshkaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          So none of that stuff happened huh. Perhaps you should switch over to something other than MSNBC.

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            screamingposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Actually I watch all the news stations and come to my own conclusions, not brainswashed by any one or more news channels. So you're comfortable voting for Romneh, knowing he will most likely impliment the Ryan Plan? I keep hearing how's he's going to create jobs, but his track record as governor was terrible at best. If you believe in Trickle down, by all means vote Romney.

            1. Moshka profile image60
              Moshkaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              I would prefer to see the job go to a guy who doesn't plan on sinking the nation into deeper more crushing debt.
              And although his job creation record wasn't stupendous he did add two jobs for every person who migrated into the state, and the unemployment rate went down from 5.6 to 4.7 percent, whereas Obama is officially the welfare president.

              The philosophies of the current administrations policies are racking up trillions of unfunded and unfundable obligations to the nanny state that can never be paid off. And instead of providing a savings and payment plan they, along with congress, provide an orgy of additional spending that will be looked on by historians as the equivalent of a drunken orgy by desperately terrified, gutless libertens in the back room of a ship sinking in dark and icy waters. 

              I'm sorry but I am unwilling to give up my freedom to a group of elitist, race baiting, dependency mongering, liberal hacks who guilted the country into voting for them using identity politics. 

              "Stand firm, you boys from Maine. For not once in a century are men permitted to bear such responsibilities for Freedom and Justice; for God and Humanity as now placed upon you."

              Col. Chamberlain said this the day his regiment faced a force ten times their size, and today's battle for freedom against the radical left parallels the very same fight.

    7. Courtney_CollinsD profile image84
      Courtney_CollinsDposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      No but he's the lesser if the two evils. Personally I'd love to see Ron Paul in office.

    8. American View profile image59
      American Viewposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Nope

  2. habee profile image90
    habeeposted 5 years ago

    I'm voting for Romney.

    1. Ron Montgomery profile image59
      Ron Montgomeryposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Since you're voting for Romney and I'm voting for Obama, why don't we just go get a beer and not waste time cancelling each other's vote.  In fact, why don't we start a club where every Obama supporter pairs up with a Romney supporter on election day.  The two can do whatever they want as long as they stay away from the polls.

      1. Randy Godwin profile image94
        Randy Godwinposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        DON'T DO IT RON!  She'll slip you a mickey and run vote for the Mormon while you are passed out!  But if you can get her to drink a few Shirley Temples, there's a very good chance she'll change her mind and both of you can go vote for Barack! Why do you think they call them "Cons"?  yikes

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        1. Ron Montgomery profile image59
          Ron Montgomeryposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Her beerophobic remarks have settled the issue for me.  The Grape Only Party is going down!! mad

        2. DannyMaio profile image60
          DannyMaioposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          The true Racist feelings come out and I guess it is OK with you saying VOTE for the MORMON. Why so prejudice? Then you screen like a little girl when someone says something about Obama.

      2. habee profile image90
        habeeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Will cupcakes be involved?? I don't drink beer. How 'bout a glass of wine?

        1. Ron Montgomery profile image59
          Ron Montgomeryposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          I didn't realize you were a beer hater.  I'm not talking to you anymore.

          1. habee profile image90
            habeeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            But Ron - think about it. That means more brews for you!

      3. beverleejb profile image61
        beverleejbposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Hi Ron, Me too
        I believe in Obama
        It seems like some love to blame someone but I still believe in  President Obama

  3. lovemychris profile image80
    lovemychrisposted 5 years ago

    I think Romney would win in a landslide on Hub Pages.

    I've never seen people defend highway robbery so much in my life.
    It's actually looked on as fine when a guy makes 54 million dollars a year + stock options, etc....

    And then say if prices go up on delivering services...the customers must bear the brunt! Never do they consider--maybe the CEO could take a cut in pay. Mind-Boggling to me!!

    HP would go Right Wing all the way.

  4. tobey100 profile image59
    tobey100posted 5 years ago

    No.  Forget all the crap thrown by politicians and the media.  The man has failed miserably by any measure other then charm which ain't working anymore.  I'm for anyone else Dem or Rep.  Couldn't do any worse.

    1. Randy Godwin profile image94
      Randy Godwinposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      And after you went and voted for him too!  I don't blame you for feeling betrayed!!  roll  Just think, if McCain and Palin had won the election, there is a possibility Sarah could be running things now.  You betcha!  tongue

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      1. habee profile image90
        habeeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Um, I think McCain is still alive??

    2. beverleejb profile image61
      beverleejbposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      We all have to vote and its not that easy
      We try to make sense of their  comments about each other

  5. incomeguru profile image90
    incomeguruposted 5 years ago

    Although, a lot of people are criticising Obama administration, but with the power of incumbency to his advantage Obama will win.

  6. Ron Montgomery profile image59
    Ron Montgomeryposted 5 years ago

    http://www.fastcompany.com/files/imagecache/multimedia_image/files/WEB-obama-cupcake.jpg

    1. beverleejb profile image61
      beverleejbposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Great picture
      At least he is STILL smiling!!!

  7. Ron Montgomery profile image59
    Ron Montgomeryposted 5 years ago

    http://babyboomeradvisorclub.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/mitt%20romney%20double%20talk.jpg

    1. ylime120 profile image60
      ylime120posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      I love that! and its totally expresses my opinion of him!

  8. maxoxam41 profile image79
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    It is better to elect a puppet from the corporations versus a man of the corporations. Saddam Hussein was a puppet then he rebelled. A man born with a silver spoon never will! Roosevelt was the exception and will remain the exception.

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    idratherbeposted 5 years ago

    Not knowing what Romney's stand is on anything, after all these months of ruining my tv schedule and annoying me by phone. I would vote for President Obama.

    1. pisean282311 profile image59
      pisean282311posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      @idratherbe annoying u on phone lol

  10. mikelong profile image83
    mikelongposted 5 years ago

    Don't worry...he'll find someone to drink with..

    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ZcoPwoZ-r5k/ThdqHTcSntI/AAAAAAAADi8/aRC7sIws0wQ/s1600/Baby+Drinking+Beer.jpg

  11. Ron Montgomery profile image59
    Ron Montgomeryposted 5 years ago

    You're right...somehow I ALWAYS find someone to drink beer with.

    GOOOOOOOOOOD BLESS A MERR IKA....

  12. lovemychris profile image80
    lovemychrisposted 5 years ago

    4 to 2 ---Romney winning. well, add me for Obama....4 to 3: Romney winning.

  13. innersmiff profile image79
    innersmiffposted 5 years ago

    *raises hand* Ron Paul?

    1. Courtney_CollinsD profile image84
      Courtney_CollinsDposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Amen to that.

  14. mocrow profile image70
    mocrowposted 5 years ago

    Obama had his chance and I'm voting for Romney. I'm a college graduate and have been unable to find a job in this wonderful Obama economy.  Healthcare careers are increasingly more difficult to obtain even with the appropriate education.

    Go Romney! And Go..... Away Obama!

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      screamingposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      So you're in favor of the Ryan Plan? And your inability to find a job perhaps because the wealthy aren't investing in new businesses, just overseas. How is that President Obamas fault? When the Republicans seem to be only looking out for the interests of the wealthy.

      1. dzephaniah profile image59
        dzephaniahposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I want Obama out, Romney in. I had enough with socialism. It just doesn’t work. We will not go forward with higher taxes. I want to reduce the spending and the taxes. Why would any TAX PAYING citizen would want Obama? If you believe the stupid notion that Republicans care only for the wealthy, than you can believe anything.

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          screamingposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Dzephaniah, so your're completely familiar with Romneys going with the Ryan Plan.  I would suggest reading it.

      2. DannyMaio profile image60
        DannyMaioposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        When you tax the companies too much and put a lot of regulations, No body wants to start or grow a company! It truly is very simple. If you had had to work harder and risk your capital to make little or less...would you? If you were a business owner then you would realize what is happening.

        1. Wizard Of Whimsy profile image58
          Wizard Of Whimsyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          That's not "simple" it's simplistic and based on Fox News propaganda and what business wants you to believe.

          Here are the facts . . .

          https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/149762_421735494515823_255812618_n.jpg

          http://s4.hubimg.com/u/6375831_f520.jpg

          1. DannyMaio profile image60
            DannyMaioposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            Economy 101. Very simple, sorry you need your MSNBC talking points. By the way I'm a registered Democrat. Most Democrats today have turned Socialist. I'm all for helping people who truly need it, not enabling people to depend on Government!

            Facts. Our poor today have Cars, Cell phones, Air condition, Video games, 2 Televisions with cable just to name a few, our poor today lives better than kings did a century ago!

            America has always been the land of opportunity! anyone ANYONE who truly wants to be successful can! too many people today want everything handed to them! this is not Europe! You want that move!

            1. Mighty Mom profile image92
              Mighty Momposted 4 years ago in reply to this

              Move to Europe, really?
              Any country in mind?
              Cuz the ones who have been struggling and went on austerity budgets are now worse off than before the austerity measures.
              And the ones that are steaming ahead are ... the socialist governments.

              So when you suggest to those who are incapable of achieving their American Dream in their home country, where exactly is it you would have us move to??
              Oh and do you happen to know the immigration requirements for said countries?
              We're not the only country that don't have an open border 'come on in the water's fine' policy. Or are you propose our citizens engage in illegal immigration into other people's countries? I'm sure they will just love that...

              1. Hollie Thomas profile image60
                Hollie Thomasposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                Anyone would have to be insane to want to come to Europe in the present climate, truly. And as for Obama, his economic policies are being looked upon as a model for growth by sensible European politicians. They've tried austerity, which of course always goes hand in hand with a tax break for the richest and look what happens; stagnant economy, no growth and more austerity, then a bit more austerity...wait a minute, we need more austerity. It's like a permanent ground hog day scenario. If I was an American I'd definitely vote for Obama. If you people end up with Romney you'll be trying to survive in the US version of Greece.

              2. DannyMaio profile image60
                DannyMaioposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                Really Socialist Europe is thriving??? I guess you have not heard of the crisis they are going through. Our treasury secretary just flew to Europe to see what can be done, most of Europe was down graded by the rating agencies...even France!

                Why are all major companies not in Europe? Is it because they tax too much? why India or China? can it be because they let the companies keep more of what they earn? Yes it is because in most of Europe they take 70% of your earning! the same reason many companies are leaving here for India and China also Mexico. Regulations are also another reason for leaving or not starting a business.

                If regulations and taxes were lower more jobs would be available and less people would be on assistance and more taxes would be collected but greedy politicians have to put more regulations and taxes and drive everyone away!

                In NY they just raised the taxes again another .50 cents on a pack of cigarettes! they claim it is for your health, which everyone knows is Bullshit! they need more money for their socialist policies!

                1. Hollie Thomas profile image60
                  Hollie Thomasposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                  Uhumm..France has only just elected a socialist leader, the first one in years. Nobody in their right mind could refer to Sarkozy as a socialist, he is a conservative. Right wing coalition in the UK too. But that's irrelevant, everyone knows that it was JP Morgan, a few bent politicians and the Germans that have screwed Europe over, not socialists.

                2. Josak profile image60
                  Josakposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                  Well let's deal with this logically firstly it is necessary for my conscience to point out that there are no socialist countries in Europe and only one communist one (Belarus) France just elected a socialist president but France is not yet socialist and probably won't actually be in his term (socialism being defined as the government owning the means of production) however the most leftist countries in Europe are yes the ones doing best. Norway, Finland, Switzerland, Iceland etc. The only currently successful major European country that does not fit into that is Germany that is not quite as far to the left but certainly miles further to the left than Obama.

                  So if you wish to define the leftist governments as socialist yes they are thriving compared to the US and the rest of Europe.

                  Also as a business owner I disagree with all your assertions.

            2. Josak profile image60
              Josakposted 4 years ago in reply to this

              By the INTERNATIONAL UN poverty line 15.5% of Americans live below the poverty line, poverty is defined as not being able to regularly afford food and or housing.

  15. Randy Godwin profile image94
    Randy Godwinposted 5 years ago

    Obama, of course!  Mitt is a sh*t!sad


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    1. mocrow profile image70
      mocrowposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      sad I still like mine better

      1. habee profile image90
        habeeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I like yours better, too, dear. Hey, you stole my avatar idea! I was using that pic of Brookalina just a few days ago!

    2. habee profile image90
      habeeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      A thoughtful, reasoned response from the left. lol

  16. dzephaniah profile image59
    dzephaniahposted 5 years ago

    I say: Obama out, Romney in.
    Obama and the Democrats stand for noisy special interest groups, small minorities and socialism. Their policy is NOT the way to go for the country.
    Romney and Republicans stand for prosperity and conservatism. Once we have prosperity, we will be able to help the other causes better. Not by taxing more. Conservatism will stop, or at list slow down, the downward road to lack of morality and corruption.

  17. PrettyPanther profile image84
    PrettyPantherposted 5 years ago

    I'll be voting for Obama, but it won't make much difference unless we vote out the rigid ideologues in Congress.

    1. pisean282311 profile image59
      pisean282311posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      @pretty hmmm

    2. Greekgeek profile image97
      Greekgeekposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      We are the Greek chorus and we agree.

      (I'm voting for Obama, but I'd also like a congress that didn't spend inauguration day drawing up an action plan which consisted of -- literally -- "Our job is not to govern, but to obstruct the president at every turn." There was actually a dinner among the GOP's top leadership where they mapped out this plan, and they've carried it out fairly effectively. It's a miracle anything got done at all.)

  18. janesix profile image60
    janesixposted 5 years ago

    Voting for president is a laughable waste of time.

  19. innersmiff profile image79
    innersmiffposted 5 years ago

    A vote for Obama or Romney is a vote for Wall Street, perpetual war and the continued destruction of our liberties.

  20. PhiMaths ATB profile image60
    PhiMaths ATBposted 5 years ago

    I would vote for Obama over Romney, but it strikes me as a bit mad that I may have to vote against the candidate I like less, rather than for a candidate who I actually support. That said, I will probably vote for a third party candidate just on principle. In answer to the main question though: Yes, Obama for a second term, but only because I hate him less...

  21. Mighty Mom profile image92
    Mighty Momposted 5 years ago

    Is Alzheimers this widespread in America already? Or are they putting LSD in the water supply?
    Do we really forget what it was like under Bush?
    It wasn't that long ago.

    Does anyone really think American companies are altruistic in nature, just waiting for their boy to be installed and they will flood our country with factories and well paying jobs with benefits?

    Hallucinate on, my friends.

    1. Repairguy47 profile image60
      Repairguy47posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I remember it was pretty good under Bush, that is until the democrats took over the senate then a slow spiral to what we have now. Obama is a waste of time.

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        screamingposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        You'd have to go back further then that. It started the downward spiral with President Reagan.

        1. Repairguy47 profile image60
          Repairguy47posted 5 years ago in reply to this

          80's were great for me, sorry bout your luck.

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            screamingposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            President Reagan started the deregulations and the downward spin. Followed by more, with President Bush Sr, followed by President Clinton with NAFTA, President Bush jr more of the same, and now President Obama expected to fix it all in one term. Can't be done. Took decades to get us to this point. Romney will apply the Ryan Plan and we won't spiral down, we will crash land!

            1. Repairguy47 profile image60
              Repairguy47posted 5 years ago in reply to this

              I don't expect Obama to fix anything he's a moron.

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                screamingposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                How can that be? A moron is a name and location in the book of mormon. He's a Christian. Sure you're not referring to Romney?

                1. Repairguy47 profile image60
                  Repairguy47posted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  Nope, talking about the moron AKA Barrack Hussein Obama.

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                    screamingposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                    No as I mentioned above, he's Christian not mormom. And his true title is President Barrack Hussein Obama. First President to attempt to undo the messes created by the previous Presidents, starting with President Reagan up to and including President Bush jr. Both parties are responsible for this mess.

    2. gmwilliams profile image83
      gmwilliamsposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      A resounding applause!  At least, President Obama cares and is making reforms.  Romney has his head up his $%$!#^%! and just doesn't gave a good #$%!#!#~@#$~! about the American people! Bush was the worst milennial president thus far.  He used the issue of terrorism as a subterfuge to invade Iraq.  He escalated wars to divert the American people from social and economic issues.  He started the unemployment crisis, surreptitiously giving leeway to big corporations.  He also "fudged" the votes in his favor!  To conclude, he created massive debt need I say more!  President Obama is cleaning the mess that Bush created!

  22. Druid Dude profile image59
    Druid Dudeposted 5 years ago

    Re-elect Obama. It is very risky to change horses in the middle of the river.

    1. Mighty Mom profile image92
      Mighty Momposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      But... didn't we hear that same argument in 2004?

      1. Druid Dude profile image59
        Druid Dudeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Uhhh...isn't Romney a republican? Seen one, seen 'em all. Not a democrat either. We got a choice between bad and worse. If Romney would promise to return all native american antiquities last in the possesion of the Mormons, maybe I could change my mind.

        1. Mighty Mom profile image92
          Mighty Momposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Yes. He sure is.
          Romney has been described by one of our illustrious hubbers as "Bush on steroids."
          I believe one of his platform agenda items is to return the golden plates.
          smile

  23. Repairguy47 profile image60
    Repairguy47posted 5 years ago

    By the way, the Book of Moron?

  24. Wizard Of Whimsy profile image58
    Wizard Of Whimsyposted 5 years ago

    What fiction and propaganda these right-wing fabricators spew.

    Here are the facts rather than the falsehoods you need to know.

    It's either Obama or the death of our American democracy and the middle-class.

    https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/295746_10150364447486275_177486166274_8768775_1612643039_n.jpg

    https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/302609_10150364251151275_177486166274_8767370_1657729799_n.jpg

    1. American View profile image59
      American Viewposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      If there is anyone alive during Carters term and thinks GDP was almot 12%, I got a great bridge for you to purchase

      1. Wizard Of Whimsy profile image58
        Wizard Of Whimsyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Changes in debt by political affiliation [source: Wikipedia]

        The President proposes the budget for the government to the US Congress. Congress may change the budget, but it rarely appropriates more than what the President requests.

        Economist Mike Kimel notes that the five former Democratic Presidents (Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter, Lyndon B. Johnson, John F. Kennedy, and Harry S. Truman) all reduced public debt as a share of GDP, while the last four Republican Presidents (George W. Bush, George H. W. Bush, Ronald Reagan, and Gerald Ford) all oversaw an increase in the country's indebtedness.

        Economic historian J. Bradford DeLong, former Clinton Treasury Department official, observes a contrast not so much between Republicans and Democrats, but between Democrats and "old-style Republicans (Eisenhower and Nixon)" on one hand (decreasing debt), and "new-style Republicans" on the other (increasing debt).

        David Stockman, director of the Office of Management and Budget under President Ronald Reagan, as op-ed contributor to the New York Times, blamed the "ideological tax-cutters" of the Reagan administration for the increase of national debt during the 1980s.

        Bruce Bartlett, former domestic policy adviser to President Ronald Reagan and Treasury official under President George H.W. Bush, attributes the increase in the national debt since the 1980s to the policy of "starve the beast".

        While noting that that George H.W. Bush's budget deal was one of the main reasons for improvement in fiscal situation in 1990s and ultimately for budget surplus, Bartlett is highly critical of George W. Bush for creating budget deficits by reducing taxes and increasing spending.

        AV, take particular note of "Federal spending, federal debt, and GDP"

        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of … ublic_debt

        1. American View profile image59
          American Viewposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Again wiz, find someone who lived and paid their bills during Carter will tell you GDP was not 12%

          1. Wizard Of Whimsy profile image58
            Wizard Of Whimsyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            I lived during that period and paid taxes and I was trained for my job by the federal CETA program and you, sir, are being devious with the facts.

        2. American View profile image59
          American Viewposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Everyone knows that Stagflation was occurring under the Carter term, Right Wiz.

          "In economics, stagflation is a situation in which the inflation rate is high and the economic growth rate slows down and unemployment remains steadily high".

          Economic slow growth means low GDP, not 12%

          1. Wizard Of Whimsy profile image58
            Wizard Of Whimsyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            More deviousness and phony misniformation about history through your blinkered eyes of trickle-down. 

            You got nuttin' but a Darwinian belief in Greed!

            http://s3.hubimg.com/u/6691438_f520.jpg

            The facts:

            https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/576907_424185980937441_741014580_n.jpg

  25. profile image71
    logic,commonsenseposted 5 years ago

    None so blind as those who will not see.
    obama will take this country to it's depths if he is reelected.  He doesn't know any better and he will not listen to anything but the ka-ching of campaign contributions.  He will attack and attack and attack because he has very little to show for all his massive spending and lack of leadership.  He is owned by the chicago mob and he fights just as dirty as they do.  He has no real character, he is truly just another empty suit.  Look at his record.  Look at what he promised when he was running for his first term.  If you have your eyes open and are willing to see him for what he really is, you will not walk, you will run to your polling booth and vote against him.  Doesn't matter who else you vote for, this country will be severely damaged by another obama term.

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      screamingposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      None so blind as those Republicans who will not see that Romney will bring them back to trickle down economics that hasn't worked in the past and will bring this country down. Romney would be a 1 percent president for the wealthy. Read the Ryan Plan, that's Romney's answer. Some wanted President Obama out since day one, before he had a chance, maybe because he was  black? Oh, no some say, I not racist, I even have a black friend! lmao Yeah Right!lol

  26. lovemychris profile image80
    lovemychrisposted 5 years ago

    Redicky.

    I'm today reminded of a John and Yoko song: War is over if you want it......

    No more war in Afghanistan either. No more war in Iraq.

    And unless you want war with Iran....you'd better vote Obama!

  27. profile image0
    Longhunterposted 5 years ago

    No. We can't take another four years of Barack Hussein Obama.

    I'll be voting for Romney.

  28. Cleanclover profile image60
    Cleancloverposted 4 years ago

    Barack Obama' s policy favours India a lot. Hopefully the American citizens would elect him for the second term.

  29. prettydarkhorse profile image63
    prettydarkhorseposted 4 years ago

    Obama - yes for second term!!

  30. DannyMaio profile image60
    DannyMaioposted 4 years ago

    NO Obama Is worthless! Socialism doesn't work!

    1. ylime120 profile image60
      ylime120posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      No matte how worthless he is, we must also look at our other option, a guy who was head of Massachusetts while employment rates dropped them to last in the nation (info via Mighty Mom)

  31. Apology4Wolves profile image61
    Apology4Wolvesposted 4 years ago

    Yes.  Maybe he's learned a thing or two by now.

  32. Ralph Deeds profile image71
    Ralph Deedsposted 4 years ago

    Electing a businessman president is actually a lousy idea, according to Timothy Eagan:

    http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/20 … y_20120601

    1. Wizard Of Whimsy profile image58
      Wizard Of Whimsyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      http://s1.hubimg.com/u/6616424_f520.jpg

  33. Wizard Of Whimsy profile image58
    Wizard Of Whimsyposted 4 years ago

    Romney's Massachusetts Record . . .

    http://youtu.be/PlnaYOv0DZY

  34. lovemychris profile image80
    lovemychrisposted 4 years ago

    FeeFee and ChopChop.....all so the very rich will not be touched.

    It's deranged elitism.

    A gvt of the corp, for the corp and by the corp.....a complete reversal of the ideals we stand for.

    "Give me your tired, your poor, your hungry......

    I'll spit on em" (Lou Reed)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7z3TPwOT … re=related

    For you Mittens: with Love, lmc:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XsKwqr2S … re=related

  35. lj gonya profile image60
    lj gonyaposted 4 years ago

    Politics aside, the bottom line is that the U.S. is a major corporation and we are all the shareholders. If the CEO is not doing a good job, using the position for self promotion, throwing away the company money, and failing to represent the company around the world in a positive light, he (or she) needs replaced.

    1. Wizard Of Whimsy profile image58
      Wizard Of Whimsyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      That's utterly simplistic and rash thinking.

      It's like blaming a new sea captain who has been given a neglected ship after it's been capsized by a Tsunami—the boat is still afloat and he's given orders to a mutinous crew to make repairs in a becalmed sea. The crew needs to be thrown over the side and a better one voted in come Fall!

      Besides, a country isn't a corporation— a corporation is a business and a country is not a business.

      No wonder America is going to hell in a hand-basket—its citizens are no longer capable of critical thinking—they can only criticize because they're afraid, angry and unaware of the facts!

      1. lj gonya profile image60
        lj gonyaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Yes, it is simplistic. Those in power are given the enormous responsibility of taking the taxpayer's money and investing it for the common good, something that this administration is totally ignorant of. There are a lot of us doing a hell or a lot of critical thinking, unfortunately, those who are locked into the promises and unrealistic expectations brought on by liberal hogwash are locked out of any intelligent conversation on the subject.

        1. Wizard Of Whimsy profile image58
          Wizard Of Whimsyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Sadly, gonya, you prove my point.  Obama has indeed tried to invest in our country with all kinds of infrastructure bills that a Tea Party Congress has blocked for the last two years. 

          Instead of epithets and opinions that parrot Fox Propaganda, why don't you come up with some factual rebuttals that disprove the fact that we have an obstructionist bunch of Republicans who are out to demonize a hardworking president who is trying to do what many past and honest Republican's once agreed to.

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            screamingposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            @Wizard of Whimsy, you are speaking on deaf Fox News ears. When people have on blinders, no matter what you say, they can only see what's in front of them. They hate to admit the economy and jobs is on an upswing. But is it blinders and fox news? Or hatred for an African American President, since the day he was elected? The Republicans since the day of his inaugaration have plotted to get rid of him at any cost!

            1. Wizard Of Whimsy profile image58
              Wizard Of Whimsyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

              https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/582331_10150859784906275_411825011_n.jpg

              1. lj gonya profile image60
                lj gonyaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                Wow - Obama supporters talking about Republicans wearing blinders. Do you hear how pathetic you sound. Same old, same old. Poor hard working President is a victim of the mean conservatives, Fox News, and those who are against him because of his skin color. Your needle's stuck. And by the way, he inherited a damaged ship and burned it to the water line.

                1. Wizard Of Whimsy profile image58
                  Wizard Of Whimsyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                  I know gonya, it's tough to deal with the facts, but where are your facts? All you can do is parrot Rush and expect people to believe the lies. 

                  The Republicans obstructed,  blocked and even boasted that they would to do everything they could to defeat Obama the very first week he was elected. 

                  Now you're in denial but you aren't kidding anyone;  you are the ones with the stuck needle.

                  Trickle-Down Mitty is sellin' the same snake-oil that GWB was pushing.

                  http://s4.hubimg.com/u/6701759_f520.jpg

                  1. Glammorgrammy profile image60
                    Glammorgrammyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                    That's what I say.  From day one.

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

                    Remarkable likeness of the Mittster.

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                  screamingposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                  Gonya, I'm sorry you must not have listened close enough. Rush and Fox News didn't say President Obama inherited a damaged ship. They said a shipwreck laying on the bottom of the ocean! lol

                  1. Glammorgrammy profile image60
                    Glammorgrammyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                    Growing Barnacles, it had already been down there a long time.  If Rep's get it back, it will be a train wreck this time.

                  2. lj gonya profile image60
                    lj gonyaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                    If you want facts, you don't need to watch the news. Look around you. I could, and have researched facts, but the right already knows them and the left couldn't care less. All Americans want what's best for the country. And, if I wasn't one of the those scary conservatives I'd complete the old expression as to what opinions are like, and that everyone has one. Proud that in this country we can still feel free to voice those opinions, and in the long run, that is what we are all fighting for, (well, that and some good old fashioned common courtesy and decency). Good luck with your fight. God bless.

                3. Glammorgrammy profile image60
                  Glammorgrammyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                  Is that what you call damaged?  I would hate to be in the boat that you are the captain of.

    2. Reality Bytes profile image91
      Reality Bytesposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      You will have a difficult time getting the majority of individuals to accept this truth!

  36. Michelle Keiper profile image60
    Michelle Keiperposted 4 years ago

    1st. I think it is sad that Obama is getting the bad rep when none of it was his fault to begin with.  2nd. You can not make things better without cooperation.  No one wanted to cooperate just because they didn't want Obama to be Pres.  For no other reason than that.  Who suffers?  Us. I'll be voting Yes.

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      screamingposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      I will be voting yes for the exact same reason! Hate, biogatry, and racism is running rampant in this country. I feel like it's the 60's all over again. Instead of forging ahead, we're going backwards.

      1. Glammorgrammy profile image60
        Glammorgrammyposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        You know when sights are set to destroy a person from day one there is more going on than meets the eye.  I fully agree with your comment.

      2. 910chris profile image74
        910chrisposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        We are the first "white" country to elect a "black president". So no, this is not the "60's all over again". Do you really think at any other time we would have elected a black president? There has always been hate and racism, not just in this country, but the world as a whole.

      3. tobey100 profile image59
        tobey100posted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Nothing to do with hate, bigotry or race.  Even if the guy was Chinese he'd still be incompetent.

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          screamingposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          No, just the opposite! It is hate, bigotry and race. New, younger voters got President Obama voted. The young are color blind, unlike most voters my age and older.

          1. tobey100 profile image59
            tobey100posted 4 years ago in reply to this

            Is this the same younger voters that can't find Utah on a map of the U.S.?  Thought so.

            1. 910chris profile image74
              910chrisposted 4 years ago in reply to this

              I was going to write a response, but after looking at what screaming wrote, I just started screaming at the walls, I think they get it.

  37. Wizard Of Whimsy profile image58
    Wizard Of Whimsyposted 4 years ago

    This is a humorous and informative bipartisan look at just how bad the toxic political environment and governmental dysfunction has gotten . . .

    https://fbexternal-a.akamaihd.net/safe_image.php?d=AQDTHJeC_0qtVj8K&url=http%3A%2F%2Fthedailyshow.mtvnimages.com%2Fimages%2Fshows%2Ftds%2Fvideos%2Fseason_17%2F17107%2Fds_17107_exclusive1_v6.jpg

    Part 1

    http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/mon-j … share_copy

    Part 2

    http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/mon-j … share_copy

  38. profile image60
    knowingispowerposted 4 years ago

    To anyone that doesn't appreciate Obama:

    We'll trade you Harper for Obama.  We'll even throw in McGinty-two for one but you're really getting the raw end of the deal.  I really wish that we had a politician like Obama here in Canada.  We already have the healthcare-making his job a little easier.  Harper and McGinty are in the process of undermining our unions and they're all for the wealthy.  When Harper came into power our country had a surplus.  Now that he's created a deficit, he wants the average citizen to pay for it and some of his ways for accomplishing this is by eliminating jobs, attacking the teaching profession and special education programs, etc.  When Obama came into power, Bush had created a mess for your country.  Obama has worked hard for the average citizen-he's tried to give you healthcare (read some of the stats for the life expectancy, etc. for the people of your country compared to other countries-it's a crime considering the fact that you're one of the richest countries in the world).  Obama also wants the rich in your country to give a little back in order to create jobs for the poor and the middle classes.  As stated, (in Canada) Harper is doing the opposite-he wants to take from the poor and middle classes in order to keep the rich in tack.  If you elect Romney, you'll be in the same boat as we are with Harper.  Then again, perhaps we could persuade Obama to come to Canada and run for office.

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      Longhunterposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      There are a growing number of Americans who would gladly and willingly give you Obama in a New York Minute. However, you must understand, Obama's ideology and style of governing is more suited for places like Venezuela, Cuba, or North Korea where they have dictators rather than elected presidents or prime ministers.

      That being said, I'm one American who would be happy to let you have Barack Hussein Obama ASAP.

      Please note I didn't mention leadership as the man couldn't lead a thirsty horse to a full water trough.

      1. Uninvited Writer profile image81
        Uninvited Writerposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Ridiculous smile

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          Longhunterposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Yes, Barack Hussein Obama's presidency is ridiculous. lol

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

      You got it right.

  39. Wizard Of Whimsy profile image58
    Wizard Of Whimsyposted 4 years ago

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  40. JSChams profile image61
    JSChamsposted 4 years ago

    Hey why not? i mean he is so good with foriegn affairs:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNRXGRFJ … plpp_video

  41. spbarton21 profile image60
    spbarton21posted 4 years ago

    Two letters N - O. He domestic and foreign policy has driven this country so far into debt so quickly that we will never be able to pay the debt off to a point where it is manageable. He has done nothing but place this country in a downward spiral in the world

  42. Wizard Of Whimsy profile image58
    Wizard Of Whimsyposted 4 years ago

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  43. Brie Hoffman profile image80
    Brie Hoffmanposted 4 years ago

    NO

  44. Wizard Of Whimsy profile image58
    Wizard Of Whimsyposted 4 years ago

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    screamingposted 4 years ago

    Some are either misinformed or in denial! Here's a few examples of why you "Should like what you call Obamacare!"
    1. You will have coverage regardless of pre-existing conditions.
    2. Your insuror can't drop you if you get sick.
    3. Your policy WILL NOT have a "Lifetime Cap."
    4. Children can stay on their parents plan until age 26.
    5. You will get a rebate if your insurance company doesn't spend at least 80% of your premiums on actual care.

    I can go on and on about additional medicare and medicaid and the like benefits, but hopefully you get the idea now!

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

      Good information. The Affordable Care Act isn't perfect, but it's a big step forward. Obama deserves a lot of credit for accomplishing a major health care reform bill which Truman and every subsequent Democratic president tried but was unable to accomplish.

 
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