I'm pissed and don't know what to do about it

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  1. N. Ramius profile image71
    N. Ramiusposted 8 years ago

    I hate what Obama is doing in this country. I hate all these bailouts and I hate what Congress keeps passing and I can't do anything about it. It annoys me so. Suggestions?

    1. Drew Breezzy profile image71
      Drew Breezzyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      start a revolution !

    2. Moonchild60 profile image78
      Moonchild60posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Don't feel badly.  There is little you can do other than join any groups or organizations that are also against it.  I know how you feel, I was absolutely sick when Bush became president and I nearly died completely after 8 agonizing years and by the time he left....oh my God what a mess.  What a mess!!!  I never did get used to him.  I hope you don't suffer the same fate.

      1. windmillw profile image61
        windmillwposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Very clever and sweet, Moonchild.  I've been voting since the Kennedy Administration, and have had to just swallow hard and accept the Nixon, Ford, Reagan, George HW Bush, and George Bush administrations.  During those times, it was necessary to work harder for the causes of peace and social justice.  So finally, it feels wholesome and rightous again and what was lost with a paradigm of greed and arrogant superiority, seems to be beginning to be restored.  When people realize that they will be gaining and not losing with the Obama administration, I think many will quietly sneak over to stand in the line they actually always wanted to be in before they were duped by the likes of the Rush Limbaugh crowd and/or were knocked off kilter by the collective sadness of 9/11.

        1. tksensei profile image60
          tksenseiposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          LOL! you said the same thing when Carter was elected, didn't you?

    3. Ron Montgomery profile image60
      Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Beer....dope.....Rush Limbaugh

    4. Uninvited Writer profile image82
      Uninvited Writerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      How about wait and see what happens and then try and vote him out of office when his term is up... I believe that is how democracy works...

      1. tksensei profile image60
        tksenseiposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        So you cast your vote then sit back, shut up and do what you are told until next time? NO, that is NOT how Democracy works.

        1. Uninvited Writer profile image82
          Uninvited Writerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          That is not what I said. But condemning something when you have no idea how it will turn out is kind of silly.
          Hey, I don't like the government we have in power here in Canada but I am willing to wait until the next election.

    5. jiberish profile image73
      jiberishposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      You mean to tell me that you haven't knelt down yet and praised the new leader of Acorn, I mean the world?

  2. tksensei profile image60
    tksenseiposted 8 years ago

    Are you a US citizen?

    1. Colebabie profile image58
      Colebabieposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      You like askin' this question huh?

      1. tksensei profile image60
        tksenseiposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        It's kind of important to know if I'm going to advise him to exercise his rights and responsibilities as a citizen, isn't it? Not everyone here is a US citizen.

        1. Colebabie profile image58
          Colebabieposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          I understand. So you can just say, "If you're a US citizen then you can..."
          So why did you ask me?

          1. tksensei profile image60
            tksenseiposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Get ready for a shock...


            ...because I didn't know.

            1. Colebabie profile image58
              Colebabieposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              Obviously. But was there a reason? Like a point you were trying to make? Or you were just curious?

  3. HubChief profile image80
    HubChiefposted 8 years ago

    get out with your kids (if you have) and focus on posiive energies. I read it in Franklin covey

    there are two areas in our life

    A - Circle of Concern

    B - Circle of Influence

    My advice focus on B.

    A is your concern and you cannot do anything about it. Just do what you can more in your circle of influence (B). it would get bigger than A and you woudl be very happy. trust me. I do it most of my days and feel happy about it.

    1. KIMTEJEDA profile image56
      KIMTEJEDAposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      AGREED

  4. tksensei profile image60
    tksenseiposted 8 years ago

    I just didn't know. It would be pointless to tell someone to vote who cannot.

  5. Colebabie profile image58
    Colebabieposted 8 years ago

    Ok, understood.

  6. AsherKade profile image55
    AsherKadeposted 8 years ago

    I don't mean to  ruffle feathers....but I am not paying my tax dollars to gov't insurance that funds abortions....

    1. Colebabie profile image58
      Colebabieposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Umm you already do. Planned parenthood receives 1/3 of its funds from government grants. But only 3% of their services include abortions and other surgical procedures.

      1. AsherKade profile image55
        AsherKadeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I know...and it'll get worse with this damn health reform....

        1. Colebabie profile image58
          Colebabieposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Did you know? Its cool if you didn't. And I'm not sure about it getting "worse"... but if you think so, that's cool.

          1. AsherKade profile image55
            AsherKadeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            I don't want the gov't to make health choices for me either. I love my current state insurance and my kids have aweome coverage. I am very happy with the current set up and don't want him screwing it up!

            1. Colebabie profile image58
              Colebabieposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              Thats cool, but you can't speak for everyone.

              1. AsherKade profile image55
                AsherKadeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                true, and I wasn't. BUt IT looks like alot of ppl hate the reform for one reason or another....

                1. Moonchild60 profile image78
                  Moonchild60posted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  Don't be fooled by the carefully orchestrated scenes the Republians have put out there telling people to yell and create chaos and just act stupid.  There are alot of people that want SOMETHING done and alot of people who have no clue what it is at all.  What we really need is for the government to tell us exactly what it is they are planning for healthcare so it can be debated and decided upon by a majority. So that wastefulness can be cut out and solutions that could actually work can be implemented. That is democracy.

            2. Davinagirl3 profile image60
              Davinagirl3posted 8 years agoin reply to this

              You are lucky that your kids get excellent coverage, but I have a soft spot in my heart for the kids who get no medical coverage.  I believe all children deserve some kind of medical coverage.  It is not the poor kids either, because most of them get medicaid.  I am talking about the children of people who work, but are not poor enough to get welfare, and not rich enough to afford proper medical care.

              1. AsherKade profile image55
                AsherKadeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                I know  lot of ppl who fall into that catagory. I know it's bad. I just don't like the solution the gov is coming up with. I don't know what the soution is...but I don't want my tax dollars going to a baby-killing-and-lazy-person-taking-advantage system. If we can give the help to the people really neeing it and really working and people who don't want to kill babies or use them in labs...show me it. But you will never find it because there are too many ppl out there wanting a free buck, another chance to screw someone and not pay the consequences and give the baby to someone who will love him/her...but I suppose I should shut up because a lot of ppl I conjecture, don't agree.

        2. Uninvited Writer profile image82
          Uninvited Writerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Abortion is legal in the United States. I'm sure other people don't want to pay for boob jobs and vasectomies either smile

          1. Colebabie profile image58
            Colebabieposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            UW I don't understand what you're saying...

            1. Uninvited Writer profile image82
              Uninvited Writerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              I was replying to AsherKade not wanting to pay for abortions...

              1. Colebabie profile image58
                Colebabieposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                Right. For some reason he thinks healthcare reform will make it "worse" (his words)

          2. Ron Montgomery profile image60
            Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            They should let you choose which procedures you want to fund on your tax forms.  I vote for boob jobs.

            1. Uninvited Writer profile image82
              Uninvited Writerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              Why does that not surprise me? smile Actually, I was talking about breast reduction. My government health insurance paid for that. big_smile

              1. Ron Montgomery profile image60
                Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                I am totally against breast reduction mad

                My wife is considering having it done.  I told her if she does I will have my penis shortened.  I think she may call my bluff.

            2. profile image0
              pgrundyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              Which boobs will get the jobs????

              It's so hard to get a job these days. smile

              1. tksensei profile image60
                tksenseiposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                Whichever ones are breast qualified.

                1. Ron Montgomery profile image60
                  Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  Hooters is always hiring.

                  1. tksensei profile image60
                    tksenseiposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                    But they have to work for ti()ps

                2. jiberish profile image73
                  jiberishposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  The bigger the HOO-HOO's the more qualified.

  7. Earthscribe profile image81
    Earthscribeposted 8 years ago

    R. Ramius -- you can help get the ball rolling to help audit the Fedearl Reserve, right now!

    I made a post dealing with this here:
    http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/18833#post290168

    Support HR 1207 and S 604!

  8. Uninvited Writer profile image82
    Uninvited Writerposted 8 years ago

    You know, every system has people who will exploit it. But, the vast majority of people are not like that...

  9. profile image0
    annvansposted 8 years ago

    I just do not like that you have to have this insurance.  I think it should be a choice. 

    I hate all of the stuff going on and watching people argue on television, but I am going to enjoy my life and not let all of this stand in my way.  I do not want to give one minute to being upset over this stuff as I feel I cannot do anything either.  I enjoy the day and my family and all I can do is hope for the best.

  10. profile image0
    pgrundyposted 8 years ago

    On a more serious note, you could just turn of the TV and try to enjoy your life while you still have one.

    Focusing on politics would make anybody sick right now.

    I vote for 'Circle of Influence' option. smile

 
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