Obama Re-Elected. Why?
Why Was President Obama Re-Elected?
Obama Re-Elected - Why?
I will begin by saying that I believe that every president should be given two terms to make a real difference - with one exception. If that president has clearly led the United States in the wrong direction, one term is enough.
I believe President Obama should have been given one term.
It is very clear that the United States is headed in the wrong direction. In fact, majority of the population said the same thing before the 2012 election, and yet they re-elected Obama. Why?
I am still trying to come to terms with this.
There is one main reason why Obama should have lost the election - he is a divider - Divider In Chief, if you will. In 2008, he ran on "Hope and Change." However, throughout his first term he made it clear that he was no champion of unity.
Any president of the United States that actively plays one group against the other, is undeserving of the Oval Office. Obama is.
For the greater part of his first term, the president went around the country pitting rich against poor. He painted the rich as evil and selfish and had the poorer people licking sugar from his hands by Election Day.
That alone disqualifies Obama from being president.
One notable memory was during the second debate when "pension" was mentioned. Obama jabbed at Romney with - "Mine is not as big as yours, governor." Really? And what's wrong with that?
It is a fact that some people in this country have achieved more. Is that something to be beaten over the head with? Obama, of course, was playing to the poorer people - doing what he does best - dividing the country.
Unfortunately, Romney did not retort with - "So what! I worked hard for this!"
Full disclosure: I am a conservative voter. So, while I believe the divider in chief issue disqualifies Obama from being president of the United States, I also certainly did not believe that be should have been re-elected, based on conservative grounds.
Why was Obama re-elected?
How could people have ignored the fact that the country is running trillion dollar deficits every year and is nearing bankruptcy?
How could Americans ignore the fact that Obama has a less than a confidence-inspiring stance on Israel's position in the Middle East?
How could Americans have ignored the fact that Obama has wielded the executive pen to sign into law issues that should be debated and addressed by Congress?
How could Americans have forgotten the disgraceful spectacle of the effort to pass the healthcare act (albeit the bill has some good provisions) in which bribes were offered, waivers were given and the law is packed with new taxes and increases that take effect after the election?
How could Americans have ignored the fact the Obama Administration lied about a terrorist attack that killed four Americans to keep the public dumb to the truth and fend off political backlash before an election?
How could Americans ignore the fact that the unemployment rate was higher on Election Day 2012 than it was on Inauguration Day 2009?
How could Bible believers ignore the fact the Democrat Party supports abortion and gay marriage?
How could Americans ignore the fact that Obama spent almost the first two years of his presidency pursuing a healthcare bill instead of fighting to create jobs?
Why was Obama re-elected when the United States is reeling from his failed policies?
Well, he did two things well: 1. He divided the country; and, 2. He painted Romney as a liar (yet by all accounts he is a decent man - just happens to be too rich for some people).
When you stop to think of where the country is now, who is the liar? Obama and his aides will not tell the American people the truth. The country is on the fast track to bankruptcy. We cannot continue on the road we're on. Huge sacrifices must be made.
For those who are licking sugar from Obama's hand and dancing with an "Obama phone" in Ohio or elsewhere, this cannot continue.
Tough days are ahead, whether Obama will say so or not.
Obama re-elected! Why?
Let us give this some spiritual perspective. If you believe the Bible, you understand that things must get worse. If you know anything about the Anti-Christ written about in Revelation, you understand that America must decrease in order for a world power to rise.
I contend that if Obama continues on the path he is on, America will weaken (already has) even more during his second term as we continue this inevitable stride to the end of time when a world power will dominate the world.
The one thing I hope not to be true is that America will not weaken or buckle under Obama. For as much as I am a conservative voter, I would not want it to be said that the first black president destroyed America.
Yes, I am proud of Obama's achievement as a black person, while I completely disagree with many of his liberal policies.
Why was Obama re-elected? What are your thoughts?