Users Online Now:
GLP Poker Rooms
Donate To GLP
Back to Forum
Back to Thread
REPLY TO THREAD
I want to hear from people who think Obama is doing well tonight.
Ms Sans Serif
In accordance with industry accepted best practices we ask that users limit their copy / paste of copyrighted material to the relevant portions of the article you wish to discuss and no more than 50% of the source material, provide a link back to the original article and provide your original comments / criticism in your post with the article.
[quote:Anonymous Coward 6356307:MV8yMDA3NjIwXzMzNzM3MTczXzU4NDVDMTYz] [quote:Anonymous Coward 24537507:MV8yMDA3NjIwXzMzNzM1OTk0X0ZDQjhFMDdE] I'm an independent and Mr. Obama did well with me. I made up my mind finally and donated to his campaign. The economy is bad and his foreign policy is in pieces. There are many things I am concerned about regarding his leadership but I realized I am a single issue voter. I want my sister to have a chance at getting healthcare which her employer if 16 years doesn't provide. I think she has a better chance of that with Obamacare than with Mr. Romney's alternative. [/quote] When I graduated high school the very same day that Robert F. Kennedy was assasinated in 1968, I could get a job that paid me well enough to live on my own. People could afford to go to college without a load of debt. My grandmother was able to live on Social Security. Federal Income taxes on the rich were much higher, but the difference was that Congress seemed to care about education, health care, and the middle class. The thinking, then, was that if Americans were educated, had good jobs, and could be financially secure, then that would benefit the United States itself. Now, many in Congress are owned by Big Money whose financial interests are not confined to the US, so these people -- the Wealthy Elite -- could care less about what happens to the middle class (unless it makes them money, of course). This state of affairs didn't happen overnight. It took a long time and numerous laws enacted over the years designed to benefit Big Money. Now, however, the "cake is baked," so to speak. And in the last 30 years, it has been the Republican Presidents and the Republican Congresses that have presided over the biggest transfer of wealth known to mankind. The Wealthy Elite now own MOST of the wealth, while the middle class has been squeezed out. In 1993, Clinton pushed through a tax hike on the upper 1% without a single Republican vote. In fact, it was said that this tax hike would destroy the economy. (Sound familiar?) But the fact is that the tax hike helped offset the deficit that Reagan/Bush had created. The result was a budget surplus in 2000 that was expected to grow over time. As we now know, BushII enacted his own version of "Trickle Down" economics and started two wars which resulted in deficits in the trillions of dollars. Lack of oversight and regulations resulted in the financial crisis of 2008 -- the worst since the Great Depression. In spite of this, the Wealthy Elite have become richer, while the middle class continues to struggle. The above synopsis of the events of the past 40-plus years is the reason people should vote for Democrats. They, as a general rule, enact programs that benefit the middle class. Programs such as: Social Security; Medicare; Medicaid; Student Loan programs; Pell Grants; the GI Bill; the Chips program; and so on. These were all promoted by Democrats. In regard to Obamacare -- the reason Obama was determined to get that legislation through Congress is because of what happened to his mother. He witnessed her fighting with an insurance company while she was dying of cancer in the hospital! She had recently changed jobs and her new insurance company didn't want to pay for her treatments, because they claimed that her cancer was a "pre-existing" condition. (Sound familiar?) That experience touched him so deeply that he was determined that he would do everything he could to make sure it didn't happen to others. Also -- Obama has done a lot for this country. More than he is given credit for. I won't try to list even his major accomplishments here, but I will say that it's important to note that 40% of the Stimulus Bill, enacted in 2009, is comprised of tax cuts. And given the fact that the transfer of wealth to the upper 1% has taken place over decades and would have to be a concerted, definite, and systematic PLAN, don't you think that the media whores paid for by the Wealthy Elite would smear and lie about anyone who "bucks the system"? As Obama and Clinton have been lied about? Just look at the results. Clinton left a budget surplus when he left office in 2000. And right now, the US economy is turning around, slowly but surely, while the rest of the world is still in recession. [/quote]
I don't have a dog in the fight, but going into this I thought Obama would at least outspeak him. That's not happening?
If Romney is lying, so be it, but that shouldn't be why you think Obama is doing well.
Pictures (click to insert)
Big Round Smilies
Aliens and Space
Friendship & Love
Misc Small Smilies
View All Categories
Next Page >>
First the blood moon, now the Supermoon Is there spiritual significance in tonight's lunar phenomenon?
The case for Obama’s impeachment: The Constitution’s remedy for a lawless, imperial president
Do Your Genes Make You a Democrat?
Smart Lights: New LEDS Allow NSA To Spy On Your Every Movement
California Governor Signs Homosexual Bill Eliminating Terms ‘Husband’ and ‘Wife’
Is Monsanto Contributing To The Rise In Mass Shootings?
Consciousness Becoming Less Taboo Subject for Scientists
Earth's Magnetic Field Is In Trouble
Indiana storing DNA of 2 million children without parents' consent
And the World’s Prison Capital Is … LOUISIANA!!!
New GOOGLE Glass technology reads your mind...
Nikola Tesla's Pro-Eugenics, Anti-Coffee Portrait of the Future
Police Trolling Personal Ads to Trick People Into Sex Crimes
Facebook is spying on your mom, your relationships and your political views
Drug maker in hot water for hiding trial data, bribing doctors to prescribe Celexa and Lexapro to children
Financial Institutions Fear Global Revolution
CISPA is back with a new name, and it’s even more dangerous to Americans’ privacy
Newly released FBI files on 9/11 Florida investigation reveal an “antagonist” from Jerusalem – Who is the government trying to protect?
Coming soon: Bill Gates-funded birth control microchip
Junk Food Encoded in Children's DNA and Beyond
Red Cross refuses to disclose how it spent Hurricane Sandy money, says it's a 'trade secret*
The Cure to the Illegal Immigration Crisis: Repeal NAFTA
Boy Invents Device to Prevent Kids From Being Forgotten in Hot Cars
Fed up: Anger rising across America
Obamacare's next threat: A September surprise
Disclaimer / Copyright Info
with questions or comments about this site.
"Godlike Productions" & "GLP" are registered trademarks of Zero Point Ltd.
Website Design Copyright © 1999 - 2014 Godlikeproductions.com
Page generated in 0.005s (5 queries)