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Obviously, everyone is over Obama's speeches

  1. TimTurner profile image75
    TimTurnerposted 8 years ago

    So Obama wastes taxpayer money and his time by flying to Europe to tell the IOC why Chicago is the best place for the Olympics.  Hours after he left, they voted Chicago the first city out.

    Obama has invested a lot of time campaigning for the VA and NJ governorship and BOTH Democrats lost.

    In the VA exit polls, 40% of voters were drawn to the polls because of Obama's campaigning but it was split whether they voted for or against BECAUSE of Obama's campaigning.

    It looks like people are not only voting for candidates because of Obama's support but voting against candidates because of Obama.

    I have a feeling that the celebrity and "wishful thinking" of Obama being a great candidate is gone.

    Obama needs to spend LESS time flapping his jaws and more time trying to fix issues.

    How about starting with Afghanistan and make a freaking decision!!!!  Or just shake the 8-ball and use that as your decision.  DO SOMETHING!

    This clown will be voted out of office even if he goes against Palin smile

    1. Ralph Deeds profile image64
      Ralph Deedsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Not likely!

    2. egiv profile image68
      egivposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Calm down. Some people really expected him to solve every problem in the world and create a utopia within 3 months. He IS fixing issues, but one man can't fix everything in 10 months. Afghanistan is not a decision to be rushed or taken lightly. I wish Bush had been more careful and thorough when he planned (or didn't plan) Iraq as Obama is being now.

      Who are you to call him a clown?

    3. rhamson profile image77
      rhamsonposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      If everyone is over his speeches and he is as bad as they say, maybe now is a good time to impeach him.  Let's get out the evidence and get a special prosecutor. smile

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    A Texanposted 8 years ago

    I kept hearing that the Republicans/Conservatives were a dead party, it seems in New Jersey and Virginia the Republicans/Conservatives have won, whats up with that?

    1. rhamson profile image77
      rhamsonposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Don't delude yourself. This was a meaningless election.  The right candidates won because they were a better choice than the opposing candidate. Obama did what he had to do as the ranking democrat.

      If in 2010 the republicans can offer a quality candidate that has a few ideas then Obama may be in trouble to repeat.

      Vote issues and not party is the only way this country can survive.

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        A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

        1. Flightkeeper profile image74
          Flightkeeperposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Hey Tex, I had a good laugh over that same post by Rhamson on another thread lol

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            A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            I read it, they just don't get it, Independents my ass!

            1. Flightkeeper profile image74
              Flightkeeperposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              I KNOW! And it was very sincere!!! lol lol

              1. rhamson profile image77
                rhamsonposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                You know what you two are so predictable.  Nothing to say but plenty of attitude.  I guess ignorance is bliss.  Just look how much fun you have.

                1. Flightkeeper profile image74
                  Flightkeeperposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  Yeah, and unfortunately it seems to be at your expense. smile

                  1. rhamson profile image77
                    rhamsonposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                    Well I guess an empty barrel does make the most noise.  Correct me if I am wrong but did you say yeah to being ignorant?

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                  A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  Did you say something? lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol lol

      2. ledefensetech profile image72
        ledefensetechposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Kinda makes you wonder how Obama supporters are going to justify the midterm elections, doesn't it Tex?  Kinda like the way they couldn't believe that voters went Republican in 1994.

        rhamson, people do vote the issues and they have an issue with what people like Frank, Reid and Pelosi, not mention Comrade Obama are doing in Washington.  Just because you don't agree with what the American people are doing you don't get to categorize it as voting party rather than issues.

        1. rhamson profile image77
          rhamsonposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          I would hope they do vote issues and not party but from what I have seen in here the party politic is alive and well.  I can categorize it how I see it and you have a right to disagree.  We disagree on a lot of issues and you choose to look at it differently than I do.  As far as labeling people as you have you have described your preference and likewise the position you take.  That could set you up for being prejudged as having a particular bias.  In my particular part of the state you find a great deal of people voting party rather than issues and they take up any cause that coincides with it.

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            Madame Xposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            That's a big, and lazy, mistake on anyone's part.

            1. rhamson profile image77
              rhamsonposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              I agree and hopefully my vote will cancel out someone who does not vote the issues and votes party.  But labeling it does not negate its' affect on our situation.  Perhaps the best part for you is that they mostly voted against Obama in the last election. Do you still think they made a big, lazy mistake?

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                Madame Xposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                Nope. Obama is this country's worst nightmare. They see where the D's are going and they don't like it. Besides, it is not necessarily possible for us to know if people in those states votes issues or party.

                1. rhamson profile image77
                  rhamsonposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  Who could possibly know how many but a good deal of them I have talked to.  Your cause seems to overshadows your logic as defined in the previous post.

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                    Madame Xposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                    How so? If we see a party going in a certain direction and refusing to take into account the wishes of the American people then it is necessary to vote that party out. I don't think it's an either/or situation. If the D's aren't doing what we want, we vote them out. Same with the R's. Issue by issue is another aspect but equally important.

    2. Ron Montgomery profile image61
      Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      There is no such thing as the Republican/Conservative party.  Republicans in Virginia and New Jersey who were careful to distance themselves from the right-wing loonies beat two troubled candidates.

      The conservative who did the opposite, distancing himself from the "rational" Republicans was beaten by a mediocre Democratic candidate.

      If Republicans want to retain any relevance as a national party, they have to throw the GlenBeck cult overboard.

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        A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Uh huh! big_smile big_smile big_smile big_smile big_smile

  3. Flightkeeper profile image74
    Flightkeeperposted 8 years ago

    Well they still love him over in Europe.  However I understand that Obama just turned down Merkel's invitation to the anniversary of the destruction of the Berlin Wall.  Seems that Obama only wanted it for a backdrop for his speeches but the meaning of the real event escapes him.

    1. TimTurner profile image75
      TimTurnerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      There have been Europeans in this forum that can't believe that people in the U.S. don't like him but I told them the was only in public office for less than 4 years and they were shocked.

      They definitely see him more as an image and celebrity than a politician.  They get caught up in his speeches but don't know the real Obama.

      They'll catch on smile

  4. rebekahELLE profile image88
    rebekahELLEposted 8 years ago

    your titles are so biased. nothing is obvious, everyone?? you can make this claim? please...

    1. TimTurner profile image75
      TimTurnerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Public opinion polls are at 50% for Obama's approval rating which is the lowest for him as well.

      Ok, there is a CORRELATION.

      And it's funny how all the Obama supporters always complain about people who point out his faults but NEVER give examples of how he is improving everything.  They never try to defend him with facts lol

      Anyone notice that?

      1. rebekahELLE profile image88
        rebekahELLEposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        it is a complete waste of my time to talk politics on the HP political forums. I have no desire in getting involved but when I see this ridiculous title, I will leave a remark. you don't see what you don't look for.

        1. TimTurner profile image75
          TimTurnerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          It's ok if you believe in his speeches.  You are the minority and that is fine.

      2. livelonger profile image94
        livelongerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        - 2nd part of stimulus pkg ($350 billion)
        - stopped torture @ Guantanamo & ordered its closure (later ordering release of torture memos)
        - reversed Bush's stopping of funding of family planning orgs overseas
        - allowed Calif to set its own emissions standards (another reversal of Bush's idiotic policy)
        - #3! ended Bush's restriction of funding stem-cell research
        - forced GM & Chrysler into bankruptcy
        - Cash for Clunkers, successful enough that it was extended
        - nominated Sonia Sotomayor to the SCOTUS
        - Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
        - $288 billion tax cut
        - kept Gates (Repub) and McChrystal (Repub)
        - ended HIV travel/immigration ban
        - health-care insurance reform (not finished, but he took it on & it looks like it will actually happen)

        Some of us don't buy into the pundits' lazy refrain that he hasn't done anything because they just don't want to recall anything.

        1. egiv profile image68
          egivposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Must be uncomfortable to respond to facts... it's easier to take shots at people using out-of-context quotes though...

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            A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Your list is laughable, you really think these are things we should praise him for? This is why he will be a 1 term President, Jesus!

            1. livelonger profile image94
              livelongerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              You don't have to praise him for these things; it was a response to Tim Turner who said Obama hasn't done anything. As for the 1-term president matter, feel free to indulge in any fantasy you want.

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            Eaglekiwiposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            egiv ...hear the crowd applauding smile...

        2. TimTurner profile image75
          TimTurnerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Is this seriously your list?  For one, half of these haven't been finished and probably never will be.

          And of course you would be happy with the stimulus package since he "bought" our banking system and car companies.  He didn't use the stimulus package money the way it should've.

          Plus, who said it worked?  smile

          Ordering Guantano closed is one of many "promises" he has made but can't do.  I can't believe you listed that. lol  It's not closing anytime soon.

          Healthcare reform is not an accomplishment, even if it gets passed, you would have to review that in 10 or 20 years.

          Nominating Sotomayor is an accomplishment?  How has she changed anything for the better?

          You are definitely stretching on these.  Shows you can't find much on good ol' Obama, the clown.

  5. rebekahELLE profile image88
    rebekahELLEposted 8 years ago

    a helpful site to get the facts is politifact dot com.

    it sorts out the facts and fiction.

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    Poppa Bluesposted 8 years ago
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    A Texanposted 8 years ago

    I wonder what would have happened in New York if they had taken the supposed Republican off the ballot? She got 6% of the vote, where do you think they would have gone?
    lol lol lol lol lol lol lol

    1. Flightkeeper profile image74
      Flightkeeperposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Oh that was something.  She endorsed the democrat and republicans still voted for her!  I think the republican party is just a democratic party mini-me.  They'd probably have gone to the democrats.

      I'm amazed the conservative got as much as he did considering he's not a politician and he had no party backing him up.

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    Poppa Bluesposted 8 years ago

    I predicted a long time ago, Obama will be a one term president and already you can see the disillusionment showing. 2010 will see the republicans retake control of congress as the economy continues to degrade. We will begin to see inflation and interest rates rise. Energy costs will be up, and up significantly if Obama is successful in passing cap and trade. Obama is sowing the seeds of his own destruction and unless he moves more to the middle and begins to work with republicans he'll be finished and his presidency will be nothing more than a footnote in history.

    1. Flightkeeper profile image74
      Flightkeeperposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Surely not a footnote.  He could go down as the worst president in US history.  Another honor to put beside his mantelpiece next to the Nobel Peace Prize!!!

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        A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I heard he was up for the Heisman!

        1. Flightkeeper profile image74
          Flightkeeperposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          lol Yeah all those gym workouts put him up for the running for the football career that he'll eventually get around to!

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            A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            He's got a "basketball Jones"

            1. Flightkeeper profile image74
              Flightkeeperposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              Oh no way! lol

            2. rhamson profile image77
              rhamsonposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              You are not as underground as you think.

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                A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                Really? Wow, that means so much to me.

                1. rhamson profile image77
                  rhamsonposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  I know and that is what makes it so funny when you respond.  You are too easy smile

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                    A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                    Thanks, do you have anymore political commentary about WHY a Republican won in Virginia?

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        Poppa Bluesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Well yes he'll be the black equivalent of Jimmy Carter, and hence, the footnote.

    2. rhamson profile image77
      rhamsonposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I guess we will see what we will see.  The party of no change may be what is in store for us.  But I hardly think that it will be because of the issues but more based on Americas impatience.  We have done it before when Bush the senior was slowly pulling us out of the last recession and it was not fast enough for us.  Then Clinton took all the praise.

  9. starme77 profile image79
    starme77posted 8 years ago

    Oboma  is getting a kick out of seeing just how far he can go wtih the American people , he likes to spend money on beer parties in the whitehouse and going on Paris vacations , the dude isn't ever going to do anything worthwhile

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      A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Yes we can't! Dope and Change!

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      Poppa Bluesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Not true! He did issue an executive order not to go after medical marijuana users! That was worthwhile!

  10. Flightkeeper profile image74
    Flightkeeperposted 8 years ago

    Yes, NJ usually votes republican after they've had their fill of loony liberals.

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    A Texanposted 8 years ago

    "Some people really expected him to solve every problem in the world and create a utopia within 3 months."

    Those people are called Democrats!

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    sneakorocksolidposted 8 years ago

    Hey Tex! Looks like the clowns are out in force.

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      A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Yup, but they are making points, hey Ron is Texas in the South?

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        sneakorocksolidposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        ron.......

        1. Ron Montgomery profile image61
          Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          http://images.chron.com/blogs/txpotomac/north_south_states.jpg

      2. Ron Montgomery profile image61
        Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Are there magnolias there?  Can anyone in the state correctly pronounce the word "nuclear"?  Did it secede from the union once and threaten to do so again?  Did someone from there develop a great way to cook beef brisket?

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          A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          And we perfected the art of football, don't you wish you were a Texan? Yes, yes you do!

          1. Ron Montgomery profile image61
            Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Houston will get a lesson this Sunday from the man who actually did perfect football wink

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              A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              Houston? You watch sellout football? Here is what your map showed me!
              2008-09: Florida over Oklahoma

              2008-09 Florida over Oklahoma

              2007-08: LSU over Ohio State

              2006-07: Florida over Ohio State

              2005-06: Texas over USC

              1. Ron Montgomery profile image61
                Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                2002?

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                  sneakorocksolidposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  Since you have all the answers, what state is the most heavily recruited in the country?

                  1. Ron Montgomery profile image61
                    Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                    Rhode Island?

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                  A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  The South and the Southwest have perfected football, any other Questions?

                  1998-Tennessee Volunteers 1999-Florida State Seminoles 2000-Oklahoma Sooners 2001-Miami Hurricanes 2002-Ohio State Buckeyes 2003-Louisiana State Tigers/Southern California Trojans 2004-Southern California Trojans 2005-Texas Longhorns 2006-Florida Gators 2007LSU 2008 Florida

                  1. Ron Montgomery profile image61
                    Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                    Just one, if you're not Southern, why are you so proud of Southern college football teams?  Are you one a them damned carpetbaggers?

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            Madame Xposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Just love them BBQ'd ribs smile

            1. Ron Montgomery profile image61
              Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              Wrong state

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                Madame Xposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                No it isn't - I used to live there smile

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                A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                We BBQ everything!

                1. Ron Montgomery profile image61
                  Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  http://www.headwinderlicker.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/04/image001.jpg

                  Obviously

  13. Flightkeeper profile image74
    Flightkeeperposted 8 years ago

    Democrat ticket in 2012: Obama/Biden lol lol lol lol lol

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    sneakorocksolidposted 8 years ago

    Forget Bush Dem's you're in it up to your eyeballs. Who's going to pay for this stuff?

    1. Flightkeeper profile image74
      Flightkeeperposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Sneak, they're not going to forget Bush, the Community Organizer in charge won't have anything to show for his first 100 days in office.  Other than putting our future generations into debt.

  15. livelonger profile image94
    livelongerposted 8 years ago

    If there was a referendum on Obama, it would have to be NY-23, which tends to vote Republican, and that had Palin, Limbaugh and plenty of out-of-state money plumping for the "real conservative" Hoffman.

    What explains his loss? (i.e. start spinning)

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      A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      He was unknown until about 30 days ago! Thats not spin its fact, and still he managed to get 44% of the vote!

      1. livelonger profile image94
        livelongerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Terrific spinning! This is a GOP district, that has voted conservative for decades, and that is replacing a Republican who joined Obama's cabinet (what?!).
        Explain why he ONLY won 44% of the vote...

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          A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          You said it, Republican. He was not the Republican candidate, did that fact escape you?

          1. livelonger profile image94
            livelongerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Are you saying that NY-23 just votes in RINOs?

            1. Flightkeeper profile image74
              Flightkeeperposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              The repub candidate endorsed a democrat.

              1. livelonger profile image94
                livelongerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                Yes, the RINO endorsed the Democrat. And the "true conservative" lost. What does that say about NY-23's voting preferences?

                And what does it say that NJ & VA voted in center-right "RINOs" and not Palin- and Limbaugh-backed populists?

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                  A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  Dizzy aint ya? Spiiiiiiiiin!

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                Madame Xposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                That says more about the republicans than anything else.

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                  Poppa Bluesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  Yes keep in mind 6% voted for someone that was no longer in the race! Had those votes gone to the conservative, he would be the winner!

                  1. Ron Montgomery profile image61
                    Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                    And if pigs had wings.....

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              A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              I'm saying 6 % of the voters voted for a Republican who had dropped out of the race and endorsed a Democrat. I have no Idea what voters in NY do, but they elected Bloomberg as mayor of NYC and he is a Republican in name only!

              1. livelonger profile image94
                livelongerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                Yes, that tends to happen in every election. So even the RINO's endorsement of a Dem didn't have an effect on this 6%.

                Yeah, a lot of those RINOs are getting elected - certainly more than the "true conservatives", right?

                Palin/Beck 2012!

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                  A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  I'm not sure where you get the RINO term for NJ/Virginia governors but whatever. Wingnut is used for both extreme viewpoints, just because Liberals resort to namecalling more often than conservatives is just more proof of their ineffectiveness!

                  1. livelonger profile image94
                    livelongerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                    They're center-right and not involved in the cultural revolt obsessions of Palin and her cohort of populists.

                    Wingnut = term for conservatives
                    Moonbat = term for liberals
                    Really, Googling is NOT that hard.

        2. Flightkeeper profile image74
          Flightkeeperposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Yes Tex, that's spin.  Concentrate on this minor district vote instead of the two state governorships that the loony liberals lost, especially in NJ, a state that is so blue and where Corzine spent 100 million dollars and where the Great Organizer stumped for him.

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      sneakorocksolidposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      A traitor.

  16. Flightkeeper profile image74
    Flightkeeperposted 8 years ago

    You crazy liberals have been fun. Bye!

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    A Texanposted 8 years ago

    "is used in United States politics as a political epithet referring to a person who holds extreme political views. According to Merriam-Webster, it is analogous with the word "radical."[1] In American politics, the term is more often aimed at members of the political right than those of the political left.[2]"


    From your own source

    "the term is more often aimed at members of the political right than those of the political left.[2]"

    Does it say its never used to describe the Left? Noooooooooo, it doesn't!

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    A Texanposted 8 years ago

    Livelonger must be googling

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    A Texanposted 8 years ago

    (crickets)

  20. rhamson profile image77
    rhamsonposted 8 years ago

    Watch it TK someone else is listening too.

    1. tksensei profile image59
      tksenseiposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      "Watch it"?

  21. Ron Montgomery profile image61
    Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years ago

    gotta go, there's a skunk in our yard and it's lunch time.

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    Crazdwriterposted 8 years ago

    RON!!! another dude I haven't seen in a long time!! Heya Ron

    1. Ron Montgomery profile image61
      Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Hello Darling....Nice ta' seeya'...............IT"S BEEN A LONG TIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIME.

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        Crazdwriterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        It seriously has been a long time...where ya been? I've missed reading your comments and chatting with you on here

        1. Ron Montgomery profile image61
          Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Uhh, you said the same thing to me last week.  I really am never gone all that long.  (Much to Tex's chagrin) smile

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            Crazdwriterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            I did? wow yea my memory sucks! lol But hey as long as I run into you Ron I'm happy.

  23. AEvans profile image79
    AEvansposted 8 years ago

    Oh My goodness now I see why I try to avoid these forums but I do enjoy reading everyone's thoughts. **sigh** smile

    1. drej2522 profile image82
      drej2522posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      It's for entertainment, of course!! smile

      1. AEvans profile image79
        AEvansposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        That is what I believe, lololo big_smile

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    Jawa Lunkposted 8 years ago

    Why call them "Obama Speeches"?  We all know they don't write their own speeches.....why should we pretend?

    I watched an interview on HNN with Obama's main speech writer, during the report they showed her giving Obama his speech so  he could go over it and practice it before he went on...LOL

  25. rhamson profile image77
    rhamsonposted 8 years ago

    You are both wrong they are politicians and their positions and views are for sale.  Pick one, any one.

  26. Ralph Deeds profile image64
    Ralph Deedsposted 8 years ago

    Rhamson:The fact remains that with the current healthcare system we have there will be a breakdown and it will be impossible to afford very shortly and there is only one organization that can offer a solution.  If you wait too long there will be no system you will be able to afford. Other countries have realized this, made the decision and moved on.

    Deeds: Very true.

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      Poppa Bluesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I disagree. The present bill does nothing to lower cost. If you look at MA and their health care plan, the costs are rising faster than the national average.

      The present bill also contains a mandate to buy insurance. Clearly this is unconstitutional.

      As ledefensetech said, we all have a right to pursue happiness, it's not guaranteed. If you choose not to buy health insurance until you get sick and then you can't get it, well that was your choice wasn't it? That's what made you happy at the time, right?

      If you really want to insure everybody, the best way is to make everyone in the country wealthy and the best way to do that is not to tax labor, risk, investment and savings and keep government small and regulation to a minimum.

      1. rhamson profile image77
        rhamsonposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        If you wish to cite select failures then I guess you are correct.  But if you look to the north and look to the east your argument becomes mute.

        Your thinking that by overturning the system with making everybody wealthy through the means you suggest is a pipe dream.  Once again power to the individual through the means you express is doomed to fail because just like every other  entrepeneur out there in your utopian freedom you will have to find a particular trick or method to succeed.  I am sorry but I don't wish to leave my healthcare and my childrens healthcare up to chance.

  27. Ralph Deeds profile image64
    Ralph Deedsposted 8 years ago

    A "californicated" GOP endangers the nation!
    http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/09/opini … ef=opinion

    1. ledefensetech profile image72
      ledefensetechposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Now I understand.  You get all of your "wisdom" from Krugman.  You and he are aware, I'm sure, that California has gone broke, right?  The high tax has turned an economy that is larger than most nations in the world into one on the brink of collapse.

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        Madame Xposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Yep. Thanks to the democrat legislature

  28. garynew profile image61
    garynewposted 8 years ago

    Genau!  That's German for exactly, by the way.

 
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