Who do you support for U.S. Senate in...
OMTE

Rimersburg, PA

#17548 Jul 7, 2013
Who wrote:
Commonality among most Americans:
Against oppression by government.
Fair taxation with fair representation.
Just laws applied to all.
Fair voting laws.
Proper Immigration under the laws that exist.
Property rights equal for all without government seizure.
The right to express one's opinion without government political correctness.
And many others that anyone can apply that includes common sense and fairness.
Main reasons for disagreements:
Misunderstanding of others point of view caused by the inability to verbalize one's point of view.
Citizens who expect others to be responsible for their actions, their livelihood, their healthcare, and their general well being.
Dogmatic viewpoints that exclude common sense.
Taking the lives of the innocents outside the bounds of decency, need, and based on selfishness.
Recognizing marriage of same sex people, which questions common logic, sense, and expectation that all peoples should approve.
And many others that anyone can apply that includes common sense and fairness.
(Common sense and Fairness) Common sense being sound practical judgment independent of specialized knowledge or training; normal native intelligence.
Fairness being evenhandedness, equitable, not inclined to injustice.
Agreed.
Who

Dahlonega, GA

#17549 Jul 7, 2013
Bigdave1 wrote:
Perhaps OMTE has questions about me, maybe not. I can't answer for IO. Perhaps IO will give a similar statement. This is only to clear the air about myself and why I feel the way I do.Remember I am a conservative but I am not a Republican, although I have voted Republican before. I do not speak for other conservatives on this site.
IMO Bush was a terrible president. He was just another RINO that the people voted in thinking he was a conservative Republican. He was neither. Bush had many liberal ideas such as supporting the immigration bill as he is doing now. He didn't keep a close eye on our economy as he should have and looks to have made deals with Wall St. buddies. He allowed the Patriot Act to be passed and look what that has done to us.
Obama has taken over where he left off. The EPA under the Obama Administration is actually killing off industries and jobs. His misuse, in my opinion, of our military powers are evident. His use of the NSA and the IRS seem to be in question. He seems to too busy making political speeches and taking vacations, and trips instead of spending time actually guiding us out of this economic depression. If he were trying to hurt this economy he couldn't be doing a better job.
He seems either totally incompetent or is the biggest liar there ever was concerning all the scandals. He says he knows nothing about all of them. It is his job to know about them and to find out what is going on. Then he should take some real action not just words and continue to ignore them.
I don't hate the man. I just do not think he is the man to be President.
Bush was white and I didn't like him as president. Obama is half white and half black, which makes him bi-racial, and I don't like him as president. If there were an actual Black man or women as president and they did a performed badly, I still wouldn't approve of them.
The skin color doesn't bother me but the piss poor job that they do does bother me. I also don't like their Socialistic/Communist thoughts, ways and actions that they are trying to push on this country.
Perhaps OI could enlighten us to his real thoughts and feelings unless he has something to hide. Lets just see where he really stands and if he has enough guts to put it out there instead of yelling Bush this, and Bush that.If he doesn't then all of his future post mean nothing. Just a bunch of words.

While not a big Bush supporter, he was all the conservatives had to vote for. I can't imagine a conservative voting for Gore in 2000 or Kerry in 2004. I have voted for conservative Democrats in the past, sadly I haven't seen a conservative democrat run for office in a long time.
And right now many repubs are rino repubs. Many of them were democrats in the past and are democrats in heart today wearing sheep's clothing of conservatism.




Who

Dahlonega, GA

#17550 Jul 7, 2013
OMTE wrote:
I used to think Obama wasn't as bad as Bush, because he hasn't started any unnecessary wars. I am starting to think I was wrong, because if he gives our country away to illegal criminal immigrants, then war is imminent. Only this time it will be on our soil. So Obama is headed toward being the worst president ever in a hurry.(IMO):(

While I agree with many of your foreign policy positions, I disagree with many of your social policy positions. Obama is bad for both foreign, and domestic policy positions in my opinion.

His "immigration policy" sucks, his "big government policy" sucks, his "interference policy" of family sucks, his use of "presidential mandates policy" sucks, and his "political policy" sucks big time and has caused the failure of the economy to rebound.

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#17551 Jul 7, 2013
Bigdave1 wrote:
Perhaps OMTE has questions about me, maybe not. I can't answer for IO. Perhaps IO will give a similar statement. This is only to clear the air about myself and why I feel the way I do.Remember I am a conservative but I am not a Republican, although I have voted Republican before. I do not speak for other conservatives on this site.
IMO Bush was a terrible president. He was just another RINO that the people voted in thinking he was a conservative Republican. He was neither. Bush had many liberal ideas such as supporting the immigration bill as he is doing now. He didn't keep a close eye on our economy as he should have and looks to have made deals with Wall St. buddies. He allowed the Patriot Act to be passed and look what that has done to us.
Obama has taken over where he left off. The EPA under the Obama Administration is actually killing off industries and jobs. His misuse, in my opinion, of our military powers are evident. His use of the NSA and the IRS seem to be in question. He seems to too busy making political speeches and taking vacations, and trips instead of spending time actually guiding us out of this economic depression. If he were trying to hurt this economy he couldn't be doing a better job.
He seems either totally incompetent or is the biggest liar there ever was concerning all the scandals. He says he knows nothing about all of them. It is his job to know about them and to find out what is going on. Then he should take some real action not just words and continue to ignore them.
I don't hate the man. I just do not think he is the man to be President.
Bush was white and I didn't like him as president. Obama is half white and half black, which makes him bi-racial, and I don't like him as president. If there were an actual Black man or women as president and they did a performed badly, I still wouldn't approve of them.
The skin color doesn't bother me but the piss poor job that they do does bother me. I also don't like their Socialistic/Communist thoughts, ways and actions that they are trying to push on this country.
Perhaps OI could enlighten us to his real thoughts and feelings unless he has something to hide. Lets just see where he really stands and if he has enough guts to put it out there instead of yelling Bush this, and Bush that.If he doesn't then all of his future post mean nothing. Just a bunch of words.
+1 well stated

It's kinda funny that the clueless and uneducated think that just because someone is against the current POTUSA that they were "for" Romney and/or were "W" supporters. As I've said many times before, Romney wasn't my first choice for the Republicans, nor the 2nd, probably not even the 3rd.

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#17552 Jul 7, 2013
Who wrote:
<quoted text>
While not a big Bush supporter, he was all the conservatives had to vote for. I can't imagine a conservative voting for Gore in 2000 or Kerry in 2004. I have voted for conservative Democrats in the past, sadly I haven't seen a conservative democrat run for office in a long time.
And right now many repubs are rino repubs. Many of them were democrats in the past and are democrats in heart today wearing sheep's clothing of conservatism.
+1 Yep.

When you get one "D" and one "R" in the race, knowing that the other candidates don't have a realistic chance (I'm a Libertarian, but most of my votes are for the "R" candidates, more as an "against" the "D" candidates), you're somewhat limited in your choice. One MIGHT almost consider it the lesser of two evils...
OMTE

Rimersburg, PA

#17553 Jul 7, 2013
Bill in Dville wrote:
<quoted text>
+1 well stated
It's kinda funny that the clueless and uneducated think that just because someone is against the current POTUSA that they were "for" Romney and/or were "W" supporters. As I've said many times before, Romney wasn't my first choice for the Republicans, nor the 2nd, probably not even the 3rd.
What's your problem dude?
OMTE

Rimersburg, PA

#17554 Jul 7, 2013
Who wrote:
<quoted text>
While I agree with many of your foreign policy positions, I disagree with many of your social policy positions. Obama is bad for both foreign, and domestic policy positions in my opinion.
His "immigration policy" sucks, his "big government policy" sucks, his "interference policy" of family sucks, his use of "presidential mandates policy" sucks, and his "political policy" sucks big time and has caused the failure of the economy to rebound.
What social policies do you disagree with me on?
Informed Opinion

North Fort Myers, FL

#17555 Jul 7, 2013
Bigdave1 wrote:
<quoted text>If Obama is next to Bush on the far right, then why don't you write about all of the Obama failures, lies and mistakes instead of Bush? Obama is and has been the president for the last 4 1/2 years.
Somehow you just read a post that said Obama was a Bush clone,
that both Bush and Obama should be in prison for their War Crimes and illegal conduct, and you criticize me for not criticizing Obama.

In the immortal words of my brother: "Huh ?"
Informed Opinion

North Fort Myers, FL

#17556 Jul 7, 2013
Scott wrote:
<quoted text>By comparing Obama to Bush, I.O. has found a way a way to show the ultimate insult to Bush. My friends in Finland, Russia, Germany and Peck, Kansas all think I.O. is a pain but, not a Thomas Paine.
Wow - for a second I thought you were going to dispute the facts presented that demonstrate Bush and Obama are clones on issue that really matter - money and power, but of course, you can't, so you didn't even try.

We understand.

Having agreed with me that Bush and Obama are clones, now you can try to explain why Bush was the "good" clone, and Obama is the "bad" clone.

Or explain how all the things Obama is doing that match exactly what Bush did, are "bad" when Obama does them, and were "good" when Bush did them.

Or explain how Bush was a conservative when he turned a budget surplus into a $1.4 Trillion Dollar annual deficit, and Obama is a liberal when he cut the budget deficit in half.

Or explain how Reagan was a conservative when he tripled the national debt in 8 years, and Clinton was a liberal when he cut the deficits, and handed over a budget surplus to Bush.

Or... Why not just admit that "Conservative" and "Liberal" classifications have been so bastardized they are useless.
Informed Opinion

North Fort Myers, FL

#17557 Jul 7, 2013
OMTE wrote:
I used to think Obama wasn't as bad as Bush, because he hasn't started any unnecessary wars. I am starting to think I was wrong, because if he gives our country away to illegal criminal immigrants, then war is imminent. Only this time it will be on our soil. So Obama is headed toward being the worst president ever in a hurry.(IMO):(
If your angry with Obama for amnesty for illegals - I am too - and we both should admit Reagan must be even worse than Obama as a president because he really pushed amnesty for illegals and signed it into law.

Just being intellectually consistent.
OMTE

Rimersburg, PA

#17558 Jul 7, 2013
Informed Opinion wrote:
<quoted text>
If your angry with Obama for amnesty for illegals - I am too - and we both should admit Reagan must be even worse than Obama as a president because he really pushed amnesty for illegals and signed it into law.
Just being intellectually consistent.
Agreed.

Since: Jul 12

Douglasville, GA

#17559 Jul 7, 2013
Informed Opinion wrote:
<quoted text>
Somehow you just read a post that said Obama was a Bush clone,
that both Bush and Obama should be in prison for their War Crimes and illegal conduct, and you criticize me for not criticizing Obama.
In the immortal words of my brother: "Huh ?"
Funny thing, All you seem to type over and over is Bush, Bush, Bush, and RayGun, RayGun, RayGun. His name is spelled Reagan.
OMTE

Rimersburg, PA

#17560 Jul 7, 2013
Informed Opinion wrote:
<quoted text>
Wow - for a second I thought you were going to dispute the facts presented that demonstrate Bush and Obama are clones on issue that really matter - money and power, but of course, you can't, so you didn't even try.
We understand.
Having agreed with me that Bush and Obama are clones, now you can try to explain why Bush was the "good" clone, and Obama is the "bad" clone.
Or explain how all the things Obama is doing that match exactly what Bush did, are "bad" when Obama does them, and were "good" when Bush did them.
Or explain how Bush was a conservative when he turned a budget surplus into a $1.4 Trillion Dollar annual deficit, and Obama is a liberal when he cut the budget deficit in half.
Or explain how Reagan was a conservative when he tripled the national debt in 8 years, and Clinton was a liberal when he cut the deficits, and handed over a budget surplus to Bush.
Or... Why not just admit that "Conservative" and "Liberal" classifications have been so bastardized they are useless.
Clinton was most certainly wasn't a liberal my friend. He is the the one signed the DOMA bill into law. If Bill Clinton was anything it was a conservative Democrat. A conservative Democrat is what this country needs to get back on track. Just as we were when Clinton was in office. Ya think?

Since: Jul 12

Douglasville, GA

#17561 Jul 7, 2013
Bill in Dville wrote:
<quoted text>
+1 Yep.
When you get one "D" and one "R" in the race, knowing that the other candidates don't have a realistic chance (I'm a Libertarian, but most of my votes are for the "R" candidates, more as an "against" the "D" candidates), you're somewhat limited in your choice. One MIGHT almost consider it the lesser of two evils...
Many of us sometimes vote exactly as you. We vote for the lesser of two evils. We can see that does not work. Nothing changes except more taxes and more rules and regulations that nobody understands. The country becomes more and more socialistic and dependent on government. Wars never cease and new ones are started. The country goes deeper and deeper in debt. More and more illegal aliens invade our country. Men are marrying men and women are marrying women. What is next, legal incest?
This is what happens to a country that you have no actual difference in candidates. This is what happens to a country where you always vote for the two hand picked choice of two evils. You always end up with evil.
Oh my

Young Harris, GA

#17562 Jul 7, 2013
OMTE wrote:
<quoted text>
http://www.topix.com/forum/city/blairsville-g...
On foreign terrorists, Yes. On American citizens in a foreign country, No. I would prefer the use of drones to be limited to intelligence gathering all together. I believe it's really just not the American way to kill innocent people, just because they're live near a terrorist. Only in the movies do we shoot through the victim to get to the bad guy, because in real life the good guys used to have morals.
Then you are saying that all Muslims are not terrorists, and you are saying that drone strikes in foreign countries are acceptable so long as non-terrorists are not killed.
OMTE

Rimersburg, PA

#17563 Jul 7, 2013
Oh my wrote:
<quoted text>
Then you are saying that all Muslims are not terrorists, and you are saying that drone strikes in foreign countries are acceptable so long as non-terrorists are not killed.
Yes.

Since: Jul 12

Douglasville, GA

#17564 Jul 7, 2013
I am astounded that some of our posters can't tell the difference in liberal, and conservative politicians. A liberal politician can pass one conservative bill and he is suddenly a conservative.
One has to look at his total philosophy and voting record to determine which category he falls into.
Oh my

Young Harris, GA

#17565 Jul 7, 2013
Bigdave1 wrote:
<quoted text>
http://www.topix.com/forum/city/blairsville-g...
Any U.S.drone strike in any country is an act of war. Wouldn't the U.S. go to war with a country that attacked anything in our country with a drone? I see no difference between a drone attack and a fighter or bomber aircraft attacking.
Any act of war should be kept in a war zone.
So you were the lone voice of reason speaking out against this blank check....

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Authorization_fo...

and, of course, you have been actively seeking its repeal ever since.

Since: Jul 12

Douglasville, GA

#17566 Jul 7, 2013
Oh my wrote:
<quoted text>
So you were the lone voice of reason speaking out against this blank check....
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Authorization_fo...
and, of course, you have been actively seeking its repeal ever since.
What kind of a smart ass reply is that?
I have always thought that only Congress should declare war. The only time the president should have the power to use military force in an act of war is if we are struck by nuclear weapons or missiles are launched against us. We then have no choice but to retaliate immediately.
I suspect there are many millions of people that feel the way I do.
OMTE

Rimersburg, PA

#17567 Jul 7, 2013
Bigdave1 wrote:
<quoted text>
What kind of a smart ass reply is that?
I have always thought that only Congress should declare war. The only time the president should have the power to use military force in an act of war is if we are struck by nuclear weapons or missiles are launched against us. We then have no choice but to retaliate immediately.
I suspect there are many millions of people that feel the way I do.
Disagree.

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