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What are the important issues Obama and "Mr. X" should be debating in 2012?

  1. Perspycacious profile image81
    Perspycaciousposted 6 years ago

    What are the important issues Obama and "Mr. X" should be debating in 2012?

    Let's get some Hubber input as to what the real issues are facing the United States in 2012.  Let's see your Top 5-10, and see what our consensus is.  Overseas Hubbers are welcome to say what they think Americans shuld be concerned about and voting on in the remaining days until November 3rd.  Suggestion:  I don't feel "contraception" even comes in in the Top 25!

  2. Daxman profile image61
    Daxmanposted 6 years ago

    1. Economic stability & unemployment
    2. How to stop buying foreign oil ASAP
    3. How to handle the Iran situation (I mean come on the gasprices are crazy!!)
    4. How to cease giving away USA to the Chinese
    5. Re-initiate the technological development in space and take back the global leadership role (Thats what you USA folks do best smile

  3. cleaner3 profile image76
    cleaner3posted 6 years ago

    1. address the economy
    2. address the economy
    3. seal the border
    4.address the corruption
    5.drill on our own land
    6.how to make govt work for everyone not the chosen few elites

  4. Eugene Hardy profile image61
    Eugene Hardyposted 6 years ago

    1. Come up and stand by a long term plan to pay off the national debt.  Do we really need our creditors balancing our books like what is happening to Greece.

    2. Develop a new revenue stream, related to answer #1.

    3. Decide that our aim in space is not the moon, or mars, but mining in the asteroid belt.  Having this mineral and metal resource could make the US the new OPEC, (needed to help fund answer #1), and help us in the area of rare minerals for our own technology.

    4. Help to economically empower the lower 25% percent and eliminate poverty, ( and create more tax payers).

    5. Pay off the national debt.

  5. MilesArmbruster profile image61
    MilesArmbrusterposted 5 years ago

    1. Log term plan for fixing our economy and the irresponsibility of national debt. Take the endless selfish concerns of politicians out of the equation so that it helps the real people. long term planning for ALL areas relating to energy. Long term means that our leadership will need the courage to stand up for what is right, not for what will get them re-elected. (No more PORK!!!)
    2. Aggressive and long term solutions to the deterioration of our countries infrastructure. Research, construction, repair. Let's start putting our money to work for us. (which will require leaders with knowledge of business, industry, engineering, etc. rather than just being gifted at making speeches.)
    3. Streamline government. Get rid of the endless govt. employees who are there because they have always been there doing nothing of benefit. This includes defense. (Oh, and this will require a new leadership - selfless, humble, and dedicated to US not special interests and re-election.)
    4. Streamline laws so that we aren't being bought out by foreign countries. We need to re-think how many people we want to invite into our country when we can't get US citizens out of poverty. (Historically we have been the land of opportunity, but we may need to re-think that. We need to be the land of opportunity for US citizens first. We need leaders who know how to get stuff done - no more pompous windbags.)
    5. Lean and mean defense. Our enemies are growing, we are being infiltrated, so defense needs to be endlessly elite, well trained and equipped operational soldiers, sailors and air(men) (airpeople - that sounds wrong.) Anyway, no more desk people - get it done people. (And leaders who understand international affairs. No more leaders who guess at what is going on in the world. Whatever happened to the great statesmen (statespeople?) of the 20th century.

    1. Eugene Hardy profile image61
      Eugene Hardyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I can agree with all that you have said!
      As a country we need to wake up.  There are many things we need to lead in the 21st century, and alternative energy is one of those.  Most of the alternative energy developments originated in this country.