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Obama is to blame!

  1. habee profile image90
    habeeposted 6 years ago

    * for global warming...er...climate change

    * for our local basketball team's losing at the state finals

    * for Red Lobster's changing their lobster bisque

    * because the Westerns channel no longer shows old reruns of Big Valley

    * for my granddaughter's cat getting run over by a car

    * for my lower back pain

    * for the incompetence of the GA Dept of Revenue

    * for our crazy neighbor

    * for my burning hubby's cornbread last night

    * because my grandkids don't like Brussels sprouts

    I'm not sure how, but I know the POTUS is somehow responsible for all the above. And no, I'm not a big Obama fan, but he's kinda startin' to grow on me. I'm just tired of the CONSTANT Obama bashing - and I'm a Republican (usually)! And yes, I got tired of all the Bush bashing, too. I just don't think a steady diet of it is healthy. Once in a while - yes. But not 24/7.

    1. tony0724 profile image61
      tony0724posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Habee this might surprise you but the Libs blame him too !

      http://www.huffingtonpost.com/linda-ber … 35158.html

    2. pisean282311 profile image53
      pisean282311posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      oh my friend broke off and it is all bcoz of obama , he didnt provide good employment and so my friend couldnt gift her on valentine...

      well he has to be blamed for India loosing cricket match against south africa too...he has to be blamed for death of paul octopus too...lol usa presidency is toughest job because people blame president even for their own mistakes lol...

    3. lady_love158 profile image58
      lady_love158posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Well it's nice you can joke about it... I have less of a sense of humor when government impacts my life in so many negative ways. You call it bashing I call it education... far too many are not holding Obama accountable for his actions. Like it or not Obama is creating policies that are hurting us all and I'm not going to sit by and praise him for it just because some of his fans find my criticism tiresome or distasteful... oh and I doubt you're a republican... at best you're a moderate democrat even if you're afraid to admit it. I'll bet you even voted for Obama.

      1. pisean282311 profile image53
        pisean282311posted 6 years ago in reply to this

        hey dont worry obama would have hard time winning in 2012...but obama is not the problem , once he goes you yourself would see it...

      2. lovemychris profile image81
        lovemychrisposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Why don't you criticize his policies then, and leave the personal stuff out?
        That's what is so offensive.
        You all look like the bullies at my grandsons' school.

        1. BillyDRitchie profile image60
          BillyDRitchieposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Perhaps you can point us to a single personal attack that LaLo has made?

          Then again....

        2. pisean282311 profile image53
          pisean282311posted 6 years ago in reply to this

          lol ya and most of his policies are in response King Bush -II , the man who ruled over usa , iraq and afghan and took usa down....

          1. Jim Hunter profile image61
            Jim Hunterposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Most of his policies are Bush's.

            1. pisean282311 profile image53
              pisean282311posted 6 years ago in reply to this

              ya and i loved bush as far as his ability to make me laugh for concerned...usa's economy was coming down and neither bush ,nor obama can do much about it...they tried in way they know but atleast bush could make me laugh...obama is too serious ...

              1. habee profile image90
                habeeposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                Right. The POTUS can't just wave a magic wand and make everything better, no matter who he (or she) is. Would McCain have done a better job? I'd like to think so, but we'll never know.

        3. lady_love158 profile image58
          lady_love158posted 6 years ago in reply to this

          What personal stuff?

      3. habee profile image90
        habeeposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        You'd lose that bet, Lalo! We were strong McCain supporters. I donated to McCain and made phone calls for him. Hubby still has the McCain stickers on his truck - in fact, he has two of them! We also had McCain signs in our yard. If you doubt any of this, hubber Randy Godwin, a liberal, can attest to it. We had numerous debates about Obama and McCain.

        I identify most with the GOP, although I don't agree with all their views. Lalo, I'll go as far as telling you exactly where I stand:

        1. Abortion - I hate abortion, but I don't think it should be illegal. It should be done on a case-by-case basis, and it should be done EARLY. Once the fetus is capable of feeling pain and reacting to its environment, it's too late - unless the mother's life is at risk. If Roe v Wade were overturned, abortion wouldn't end. Women would be getting dangerous septic abortions like they once did. I'm all for free contraception. Abstinence is great, but it rarely works. Teens are going to have sex - period.

        2. I'm also against the death penalty. As a Christian, I don't feel that we have the right to take a life. I do, however, believe in life sentences without parole.

        3. I support the 2nd Amendment and am a gun owner and former hunter.

        4. I believe in small government. I support some governmental programs, but we have too many, and there's too much fraud. I hate wasting our (taxpayers') money.

        5. I believe in following the Constitution.

        6. I believe in States' Rights.

        7. I want tighter immigration laws.

        8. I don't think the U.S. should "police" the world. Also, I think we need to "take care of our own" before sending aide overseas.

        9. I believe in a strong military, but there's a lot of waste there, too.

        10. I believe in personal responsibility, but I support SS and Medicare. Both need to be revamped, however.

        11. I'm a strong believer in the family unit and in family values, but I don't think we can legislate morality.

        12. I don't care what the gay community does as long as it doesn't hurt others. I feel kinda this way about most things.

        13. I think we need to get rid of lobbyists.

        14. I think we should develop alternative energy, but until it's available, we should drill our own oil - under strict safety precautions.

        15. I support Welfare, but not exactly the form we have now. I like the idea of "Workfare." For a Welfare check, I think the recipients should be required to attend job training courses, college, or technical school. Or work as an apprentice to learn a skill that can get them off Welfare. The government should provide free daycare until the parent can be properly trained for a decent job. This would be a lot cheaper in the long run, and it would add more productive citizens to our population.

        16. Pot should be legal. Our jails and prisons are full of marijuana-related offenders. I think that's ridiculous.

        17. I like some parts of the HC law, but it needs a lot of tweaking. I don't think people should be forced to buy insurance. I like the idea of being able to purchase insurance across state lines. The Rs and Ds need to work together on making the law better.

        18. I want the Rs and Ds to work TOGETHER on everything. This is something I liked about McCain. I'm a firm believer in compromise.

        19. The IRS needs a total overhaul! I'm all for a national sales tax instead of our current system. This is the only way to get revenue from illegal money.

        20. I believe in evolution and in God. However "it" happened, I totally believe God was in charge as the master designer.

        As far as voting for POTUS, I voted for Reagan, Perot, Clinton, and twice for W. I hope to have a viable GOP candidate to vote for in 2012, but if it's Palin or Bachmann, I'll vote for Obama or just stay home. I don't like a lot of Obama's policies, but I don't see him as the boogeyman. The POTUS actually has little power.

        1. Jim Hunter profile image61
          Jim Hunterposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          "You'd lose that bet, Lalo! We were strong McCain supporters."

          I'd have to agree with Ladylove, the above screams RINO.

          1. Ron Montgomery profile image61
            Ron Montgomeryposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            aka reasonable Republicans, an endangered species - just like rhinos

            1. Jim Hunter profile image61
              Jim Hunterposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              Your definition of a reasonable Republican is one who puts aside all that the Republicans advocate and give in to democrats.

              Thats my definition of a democrat.

              1. Ron Montgomery profile image61
                Ron Montgomeryposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                Thank you for supplying my definition for me.

                1. Jim Hunter profile image61
                  Jim Hunterposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                  You're welcome.

            2. PrettyPanther profile image83
              PrettyPantherposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              Exactly what I was thinking as I read it.

          2. habee profile image90
            habeeposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            So, Jim, which numbers do you disagree with?

        2. Cagsil profile image60
          Cagsilposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Hey Habee, don't take offense. wink
          I put a bold text in your statement. Education is key.
          This is where we separate. My hub describes why and how it should be used, which isn't how it is presently used.
          I agree, but prefer stronger Laws and other provisions, which will be in the hub I'm planning of writing, from the thread I started on Gun Control. wink
          Small government agreed. I support government programs, up to the point where those programs can be eliminated because of no need for them. wink
          Agreed.
          Agreed.
          Agreed.
          Agreed.
          Agreed.
          Agreed, until no longer actually needed.
          Agreed.
          Agreed.
          Agreed.
          Agreed.
          Disagree partially. Federal government should do no such thing, but State government should.
          Agreed.
          Disagree.
          Should be in the interests of bettering society, not individual income level of the wealthy.
          Agreed.
          Good keep it out of politics. It has no place in other people's life.

          1. habee profile image90
            habeeposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Glad we share a lot of common ground, Ray!

            1. Cagsil profile image60
              Cagsilposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              smile

        3. DTR0005 profile image84
          DTR0005posted 6 years ago in reply to this

          I kind of liked McCain too - and I am a liberal. Just tell me you had a "sinking feeling in your gut" when Sarah P. came on the scene and I will feel better...

          1. habee profile image90
            habeeposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Sorry to say, I liked Palin at first. I fell for the "hockey mom" thing. Then I did my homework and learned more...

      4. Ron Montgomery profile image61
        Ron Montgomeryposted 6 years ago in reply to this



        That explains a lot.

    4. SimeyC profile image88
      SimeyCposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I'm sorry but you're forgetting one other thing that Obama is to blame for. There's no doubt in my mind that he instigated the Google Alogorithm change simply because he isn't getting enough support in the Hubpages forums! What a nast man eh!

      1. pisean282311 profile image53
        pisean282311posted 6 years ago in reply to this

        lol

      2. habee profile image90
        habeeposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I meant to include that!

    5. Ron Montgomery profile image61
      Ron Montgomeryposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Please do not start threads poking fun of ignoramuses who blame Obama for everything.  It's childish and adds nothing to the rational discourse usually found on these forums.

      1. habee profile image90
        habeeposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        LOL!!

        1. Ron Montgomery profile image61
          Ron Montgomeryposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Shame on you for soiling the sacred forums.

          1. habee profile image90
            habeeposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            I humbly beg your forgiveness, great cupcake master.

            Seriously, I sometimes wonder if I'm the only moderate remaining in the US. My hubby and some of our pals are far right, and some other friends are far left. Fortunately, we all get along well. Too bad Congress can't do the same!

            1. Ron Montgomery profile image61
              Ron Montgomeryposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              Unfortunaely, most extremists consider themselves to be moderates.  Could it be that they're extremely moderate?  Xmods smile

    6. Stacie L profile image88
      Stacie Lposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      thank you for saying what I've wanted to say for a while....

  2. Cagsil profile image60
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    lol lol lol lol lol

  3. earnestshub profile image89
    earnestshubposted 6 years ago

    I have to agree with you Habee, it looks ridiculous from a distance. smile

  4. habee profile image90
    habeeposted 6 years ago

    Howdy, Ernesto and Ray! Good to "see" you guys!

  5. Cagsil profile image60
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    What's up Habee? smile big_smile Hope you are well. smile Especially after all the editing. lol

    1. habee profile image90
      habeeposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Well, my fingers are numb. lol

      I'm meeting with the surgeon in the morning about by bone marrow biopsy and marrow aspiration, so I'm kinda nervous.

      1. Cagsil profile image60
        Cagsilposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Well, I send you positive thoughts and have faith you'll be fine. smile

        1. habee profile image90
          habeeposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Thanks for that, Ray!

          1. Cagsil profile image60
            Cagsilposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            You're quite welcome sweet lady. smile big_smile

            1. habee profile image90
              habeeposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              Awww...you just made me blush! I didn't think I had one left. lol

              1. Cagsil profile image60
                Cagsilposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                cool

      2. Daniel Carter profile image89
        Daniel Carterposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Geez, girl!!! Keep us posted.
        You have too many hubs to modify to have numb fingers!! LOL

        Sending all best thoughts and vibes that everything will go well.

        As for Obama, it's such a blessing to have such a wonderfully available scapegoat! Life is good!
        wink

  6. profile image56
    serinacampposted 6 years ago

    Hi everybody!

    1. Cagsil profile image60
      Cagsilposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Welcome to Hubpages! smile

      You picked a heck of a thread to start with. lol lol Do try to enjoy yourself here. smile

  7. earnestshub profile image89
    earnestshubposted 6 years ago

    Best wishes and good luck dear Habee!

  8. prettydarkhorse profile image63
    prettydarkhorseposted 6 years ago

    Hi habee, hope everything goes well with your check up. I am also blaming him for everything, for my morning sickness (I have stomach ulcer), drop in google earnings and for not having a bf at the moment. It is all his fault.

  9. Ron Montgomery profile image61
    Ron Montgomeryposted 6 years ago

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

    1. habee profile image90
      habeeposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Are you gonna eat that? Got another one you could share??

      1. Ron Montgomery profile image61
        Ron Montgomeryposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        It's for you.  I've already had my RDA of Obama for the day.

        1. habee profile image90
          habeeposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Aww...thanks, Ron! Is it low carb?

          1. Ron Montgomery profile image61
            Ron Montgomeryposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            It's choco-licious....oops, I better edit that.

            1. habee profile image90
              habeeposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              Racist pervert!! lol

  10. Joan1 profile image58
    Joan1posted 6 years ago

    Funny post smile

    I will laugh my *ss off when in 2012 someone else gets elected and the trouble continues.
    So many people blaming Obama for their situation.
    He can not make a decision that you like. Not in the state America is in. It will be either a bad decision or a less bad decision. Anyway people need somebody to blame.

    Time will tell.

    1. pisean282311 profile image53
      pisean282311posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      completely agree with you...obama choosed wrong time to become president...none would have done better either...but yes people like to blame some one , it makes us feel good that somebody else's blunders are responsible for our own sorry state...

  11. profile image54
    manchild_89posted 6 years ago

    its not just obamas fault its the governments fault presidents are preselected so that they do what they are told and do not change how things are run. all this damage and repercussion that we are feeling and seeing now is all the years that the  government have been implementing a fluad system that never worked. if im geuss is right i think this is the third ressession we've been in.

  12. bonnebartron profile image72
    bonnebartronposted 6 years ago

    lol they are all the same person.... democrats, republicans...bullshit, horseshit...

 
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