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Dumbfounded

King George, VA

#1 Nov 7, 2012
Why would the majority of voters in Massachusetts and Wisconsin vote to re-elect Obama? Romney was former governor of Mass. and Ryan is a current representative from Wisconsin.(Ryan just barely won his district). Romney and Ryan did not win their home states. It seems to me that the voters in those states should know the most about Romney and Ryan. Maybe they knew something I didn't. Just a thought.
Margaret

Hayes, VA

#2 Nov 7, 2012
Very good point. Let us move on. With a Congress that is willing to talk with each other and deal, there may be hope. It's up to all of them, the President and the Congress. It takes a village.
JUST KNOW

King George, VA

#3 Nov 7, 2012
Obama won because there are more takers than achievers. More people want free stuff than freedom.

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Voter

Deltaville, VA

#4 Nov 7, 2012
JUST KNOW wrote:
Obama won because there are more takers than achievers. More people want free stuff than freedom.
You are so correct.

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Optimist

Clinton, MD

#5 Nov 7, 2012
Republicans control the house, 30 of 50 state governors, the sup court, and a maj of state legislatures. Dislike of minorities is growing everyday. Small businessmen, banks, corporations may have lost the battle, but we WILL win the war. The top 5 percent is doing very well and we continue to distance ourselves from the vermin lower 95%. We WILL prevail, and we will continue to grow our assets and wealth.

Since: Jun 12

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#6 Nov 8, 2012
Obama didn't win so much as Romney lost. Stay out of women's "body" issues, leave the gay folks alone, drop the conspiracy theories (birthers) and the GOP will do well again.
been hereabit

King George, VA

#7 Nov 8, 2012
JUST KNOW wrote:
Obama won because there are more takers than achievers. More people want free stuff than freedom.
More takers than producers and a media that won't report the news.

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Beach Lover

Annandale, VA

#8 Nov 9, 2012
Time to move on people, what we need is for the house and the senate to work together to find a compromise that is best for the most people. Neither side is ever going to the extreme of the other side, they need to find a way to meet in the middle.

This crap about the takers... you realize they counted anyone that is social security in the 47%... you know that program we PAY INTO....I am no where near the top 5% in income, but I make plenty, take nothing and pay my bills and my only debt is my mortgage. I also hope to benefit from social security one day since I have paid into it since I was 16.

“Time for a change.”

Since: Sep 12

Colonial Beach

#9 Nov 9, 2012
With both the House and the Senate moving towards the left, one would think there would be room for compromise. Judging from the comments from both the President and the Speaker, I would not recommend holding your breath on a agreement. The "rich" can not fill the hole we have dug for ourselves. We have a spending problem and higher taxes will only slow economic growth.
HB Rules

Virginia Beach, VA

#10 Nov 13, 2012
its hard to beat a party who promises everything at no cost. Romney did the best he could against that strategy. Now we get another four years to watch Obama cut the defecit in half, lower healthcare cost, increase trade, and lower the job unemployment. my guess is its not going to happen.
Purveyor Of Punditry

Newburg, MD

#11 Nov 13, 2012
The liberals are making too much of this victory. The republicans will win the WH again, but not if they have to continue to cowatowa to the extreme right.

Since: May 10

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#12 Nov 13, 2012
Purveyor Of Punditry wrote:
The liberals are making too much of this victory. The republicans will win the WH again, but not if they have to continue to cowatowa to the extreme right.
If you study history, you'll find that the policies referred to by latter-day liberal detractors as "extreme right" were mainstream Democratic Party principles not long ago. If you don't believe me, look at what Jack Kennedy's Democratic Party ran on in 1960.

The question becomes then: who had it "right"?

Since: Jun 12

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#13 Nov 14, 2012
I agree with Tim...although, Purveyor has it right. The "old" way of thinking about gays, woman's body issues, etc., are just that... old.
HB Rules

Virginia Beach, VA

#14 Nov 14, 2012
I just hope after this four years we do not hear it was Bush's fault. These kids today keep saying it was the worst economy for Obama to try to correct in 4 years. I only wish they had to live in the late seventies with unemployment at 12%, interest rates at 18%, and inflation at 14%. That was one crappy time and Reagan had it fixed in four years.
Beach Lover

Fairfax Station, VA

#15 Nov 14, 2012
HB Rules wrote:
I just hope after this four years we do not hear it was Bush's fault. These kids today keep saying it was the worst economy for Obama to try to correct in 4 years. I only wish they had to live in the late seventies with unemployment at 12%, interest rates at 18%, and inflation at 14%. That was one crappy time and Reagan had it fixed in four years.
Note quite fixed... interesting info on this link, I didn't check where this site comes from but looks like good info.
http://reagan.procon.org/view.resource.php...
HB Rules

Washington, DC

#16 Nov 14, 2012
Beach Lover wrote:
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Note quite fixed... interesting info on this link, I didn't check where this site comes from but looks like good info.
http://reagan.procon.org/view.resource.php...
All those numbers show is the economy was doing well most of that time and governmen was doing well at spending money. Interesting how it does not show the crap years of 76 to 80 under carter.
Purveyor of Punditry

Alexandria, VA

#17 Nov 16, 2012
I remember those "crap" Carter years as pretty good years. I guess if you happened to be down on your luck at that time, then yeah, it would be crap. I know people for which the last 50 years of administrations have been "crap" years. Not sure what Carter has to do with anything. But I've never blamed a POTUS for my success or failures, they both belong to me. Never met a man I respected that has to blame a president for his failures.
HB Rules

United States

#18 Nov 19, 2012
Purveyor of Punditry wrote:
I remember those "crap" Carter years as pretty good years. I guess if you happened to be down on your luck at that time, then yeah, it would be crap. I know people for which the last 50 years of administrations have been "crap" years. Not sure what Carter has to do with anything. But I've never blamed a POTUS for my success or failures, they both belong to me. Never met a man I respected that has to blame a president for his failures.
Please tell us how you made it so great during those piss poor times. Your wisdom could help us all from the pathetic economy Obama has built.
DAH

Annandale, VA

#19 Nov 20, 2012
Shall we move forward?
Lop-eared Galoot

Falls Church, VA

#20 Nov 20, 2012
DAH wrote:
Shall we move forward?
Forward?

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