More signs Republicans are nuts
jtf

United States

#22 Aug 30, 2012
goodgolly wrote:
Obama's plan is easy..........keep borrowing money from China,keep buying oil from the Saudi's,keep bailing out wall street,and use taxpayer money,keep shutting down coal companies,keep investing in failed businesses,keep dodging the immagration policy,keep putting people on food stamps instead of creating jobs,keep blaming Bush,keep spending like there's no tomorrow,keep fighting the war,keep unemployment above 8%, keep making secret deals with the Russians, keep talking about change and most importantly keep telling Americans that things are better,because that has worked for 4 years so why not try another 4 years....that way we can become a welfare state....and in 2016 we can vote for ZENG FU and LIN SHI for President and Vice President
Obama's plan is in writing in detail before congress, not yet passed as far as I know. Where do you get your information?
dad

United States

#23 Aug 30, 2012
unknown wrote:
Have to agree with a lot of that dad, any president would have dropped on OBL though and BO didn't do the leg work so I give a lot of glory on that. Show me more on this alleged recovery though please.
I'm not so sure any president would risk his career to finish a job another president started when he could easily dodge it.
This does beg the question, will you credit Obama if Romney gets elected and finishes something Obama started?
Others may have loaded and pointed the gun, no one would have pulled the trigger had not Obama alone made the decision.
liloleme

Wright City, MO

#24 Aug 30, 2012
Pardon me, but isn't the president working for US? shouldn't ANYTHING thought of by him be brought before US? I'M sorry but I haven't been asked my opinion on ANY of this stuff. If you can't do as WE ask then your fired. Now was that so bad?
dad

United States

#25 Aug 30, 2012
liloleme wrote:
Pardon me, but isn't the president working for US? shouldn't ANYTHING thought of by him be brought before US? I'M sorry but I haven't been asked my opinion on ANY of this stuff. If you can't do as WE ask then your fired. Now was that so bad?
Supposedly the president is to take everything to congress and the house of our representatives and they can say yes or no on our behalf. Our representatives are playing politics and ignoring anything we want done or not done, they have the ultimate power in Washington, not the president. They have fired presidents before but I'm not sure if it was the will of the people.
Andy

Lebanon, MO

#26 Aug 30, 2012
liloleme wrote:
Pardon me, but isn't the president working for US? shouldn't ANYTHING thought of by him be brought before US? I'M sorry but I haven't been asked my opinion on ANY of this stuff. If you can't do as WE ask then your fired. Now was that so bad?
We gave him the authority when we elected him. If you did not vote for him too bad a majority did.

Can you imagine if the president came before the American people to say we know where Osama Bin Ladin is, should we kill him or capture him, should we send in a SEAL team or a drone strike? Can you give feedback ASAP as we don't want him to catch on and move again. And by the way American public don't tell anyone we don't want this secret to get out.

Your comment is unbelievable. Why do we elect leaders if they need our permission for everything, the constitution sets down the limits. Incidentally the powers of the president were expanded more under GW Bush than any president since FDR, if you don't believe me ask someone with homeland security.
liloleme

Wright City, MO

#27 Aug 30, 2012
Then I think the will of the people should be sending out pink slips all around. I'm tired of paying for ignorance, while I am trying to keep my bills paid and food on the table. Not to mention ALL the insurance we are FORCED to pay.Which by the way does me no good. I was turned down for medication because I have never been given it before. So how do I know if it's going to work when idiots won't let me try it??
I'M AM SO SICK OF POLITICS!!!Just so you know I am neither republican or democrat. I vote for who I THINK might work FOR US. I have my doubts about all of htem
liloleme

Wright City, MO

#28 Aug 30, 2012
Andy wrote:
<quoted text>
We gave him the authority when we elected him. If you did not vote for him too bad a majority did.
Can you imagine if the president came before the American people to say we know where Osama Bin Ladin is, should we kill him or capture him, should we send in a SEAL team or a drone strike? Can you give feedback ASAP as we don't want him to catch on and move again. And by the way American public don't tell anyone we don't want this secret to get out.
Your comment is unbelievable. Why do we elect leaders if they need our permission for everything, the constitution sets down the limits. Incidentally the powers of the president were expanded more under GW Bush than any president since FDR, if you don't believe me ask someone with homeland security.
You know what? I really don't care anymore. I already know how its all going to come out. I just hope I'm dead so I don't have to watch my family go to hell just because some idiot thinks he's God and can do what ever he feels like. And sad to say I voted for obama....BIG MISTAKE
goodgolly

Salem, MO

#29 Sep 4, 2012
The Republicans are asking Americans,If their better off now than they were 4 years ago....and the only thing the Democrats can come up with is.....Bin Laden is dead and GM is alive......REALLY...... any of you die hard Obama supporters care to tell me exactly how that is going to pay the rent,car payment,buy groceries,lower gas prices,lower the unemployment rate,cut spending, create jobs.....the truth of the matter is that is in itself a true statement,however that is all that they have done in almost 4 years....just can't figure where that actually helped all Americans....
Obamaman

Nixa, MO

#30 Sep 9, 2012
goodgolly wrote:
<quoted text>
Obamaman.....your right about 1 thing....there is to much to talk about....however it's great that you have never had money problems,you have never missed a car payment,never late on rent,but a few of us have struggled sometime in life,but I think i'm a better person for it,"The Donald" is not my favorite person but sometimes there are people who get knocked down several times in life,but always come fighting back....I think that it makes you wiser,and a bit more humble....a classic example might be Sherman Odom.....But anyway maybe another 4 years of Obamanomics doesn't scare u.....but it does me.
Thats exactly right, people do get knocked down. Including working class that were living check to check and lost their jobs to no fault of their owns. Just because Trump knows how to work the system with larger amounts of money and can bounce back up smelling like a rose doesn't mean that he hasn't costed everyone else money.
Obamaman

Nixa, MO

#31 Sep 9, 2012
Right said Fred wrote:
Yeah,Republicans are nuts....they want to balance the budget,cut spending,repeal O bamacare,secure our borders,rewrite the tax code,pass the Key Stone pipeline bill,create jobs.....how dare they make America great again they also want to audit the Federal Reserve....the last President to mess with the Federal Reserve was JFK....and we all know what happened there.......so Van Zant you are correct....they're nuts!!!!!
lol Republicans had an old man rambling to himself. That says it all
Right said Fred

Salem, MO

#33 Sep 19, 2012
Obamaman wrote:
<quoted text>lol Republicans had an old man rambling to himself. That says it all
You wouldn't know know a good idea if it hit you between the eyes,talk about rambling....Your Mommy and Daddy were Democraps so your tagging along for the ride........you need to quit watching msnbc and do some research coz you don't have a clue.Go have a cocktail and chill.

“Light Sensitive...”

Since: Oct 08

Location hidden

#34 Sep 19, 2012
In a republic,(Rule by Law) every individual has inalienable rights from their creator. These inalienable rights of each individual are protected by all the other individuals, even if 5 million others disagree with how you exercise your inalienable rights. They cannot be violated. You can exercise these rights in any way you please, as long as you do not violate the rights of others. They cannot be voted away by a majority vote. Remember in school when you pledged allegiance to the flag, and the 'republic' for which it stands? Are you a Republican?

In a democracy,(Rule by Man) each individual votes to see what rights you have and what rights you don't. The majority vote rules. So if six people, 5 men and 1 woman, vote on a proposed new law that says the woman will provide sexual favors to the five men, and the 5 men vote for the law, and the woman votes against the law, then she loses and it becomes law. That's a democracy. It has been called 'Mob Rule'. The majority can decide anything they want, and it becomes law, even if it violates your rights. Are you a Democrat?

Would you rather live in a republic or a democracy? Remember, in a republic, you have inalienable rights, granted to you by God. In a democracy, you don't, You have 'civil' rights, which are granted to you by the civil government, and can be taken away at will.
Bruce

Salem, MO

#35 Sep 19, 2012
Bob Boucherie wrote:
In a republic,(Rule by Law) every individual has inalienable rights from their creator. These inalienable rights of each individual are protected by all the other individuals, even if 5 million others disagree with how you exercise your inalienable rights. They cannot be violated. You can exercise these rights in any way you please, as long as you do not violate the rights of others. They cannot be voted away by a majority vote. Remember in school
when you pledged allegiance to the flag, and the 'republic' for which it stands? Are you a Republican?
In a democracy,(Rule by Man) each individual votes to see what rights you have and what rights you don't. The majority vote rules. So if six people, 5 men and 1 woman, vote on a
proposed new law that says the woman will provide sexual favors to the five men, and the 5 men vote for the law, and the woman votes against the law, then she loses and it becomes law. That's a democracy. It has been called 'Mob Rule'. The majority can decide anything they want, and it becomes law, even if it violates your rights. Are you a Democrat?
Would you rather live in a republic or a democracy? Remember, in a republic, you have inalienable rights, granted to you by God. In a democracy, you don't, You have 'civil' rights,
which are granted to you by the civil government, and can be taken away at will.
Thanks, you are the first republican I have heard come out in favor of full equality for gays. You must be really upset about those republicans who are pushing the different states to block women and gay rights. Thank God for the republicans and their history of civil rights activism. Maybe they will call for equal protection for idiots.
This is nuts

Chesterfield, MO

#36 Sep 19, 2012
http://youtu.be/07fTsF5BiSM

Is this what Democrats want and believe?
Obamman

Nixa, MO

#37 Sep 19, 2012
Right said Fred wrote:
<quoted text>
You wouldn't know know a good idea if it hit you between the eyes,talk about rambling....Your Mommy and Daddy were Democraps so your tagging along for the ride........you need to quit watching msnbc and do some research coz you don't have a clue.Go have a cocktail and chill.
lol You make as much since as Eastwood.

“Light Sensitive...”

Since: Oct 08

Location hidden

#38 Sep 20, 2012
Bruce wrote:
<quoted text>
Thanks, you are the first republican I have heard come out in favor of full equality for gays. You must be really upset about those republicans who are pushing the different states to block women and gay rights. Thank God for the republicans and their history of civil rights activism. Maybe they will call for equal protection for idiots.
You are correct, I stand in full equality for all people, no matter their religion, race or sexual preference. I don't let my religious views interfere with my political views, nor do I feel the need to force my views upon anyone else. Government doesn't belong in marriage, thats for God to sort out, not me nor any other person. ho is the government to tell people whom they can fall in love with? If we allow them to decide that issue for us, then open more doors for governmental control in our personal lives.( hint: they are already there)
Ronnie Van Zant

Haslet, TX

#39 Sep 20, 2012
I hope you kept the receipts for whatever school you attended that offered you that explanation of a republic, because you need to get your money back.

A republic is simply a government consisting of representatives that are elected by the people, hence, a democracy.

BLAM

Blew that one out of the water.
Bob Boucherie wrote:
In a republic,(Rule by Law) every individual has inalienable rights from their creator. These inalienable rights of each individual are protected by all the other individuals, even if 5 million others disagree with how you exercise your inalienable rights. They cannot be violated. You can exercise these rights in any way you please, as long as you do not violate the rights of others. They cannot be voted away by a majority vote. Remember in school when you pledged allegiance to the flag, and the 'republic' for which it stands? Are you a Republican?
In a democracy,(Rule by Man) each individual votes to see what rights you have and what rights you don't. The majority vote rules. So if six people, 5 men and 1 woman, vote on a proposed new law that says the woman will provide sexual favors to the five men, and the 5 men vote for the law, and the woman votes against the law, then she loses and it becomes law. That's a democracy. It has been called 'Mob Rule'. The majority can decide anything they want, and it becomes law, even if it violates your rights. Are you a Democrat?
Would you rather live in a republic or a democracy? Remember, in a republic, you have inalienable rights, granted to you by God. In a democracy, you don't, You have 'civil' rights, which are granted to you by the civil government, and can be taken away at will.

“Light Sensitive...”

Since: Oct 08

Location hidden

#40 Sep 20, 2012
Actually Ronnie..Our forefathers designed this country to be a free country, with no king and no subjects. They had just left the oppressive government of England, and did not want to create the same thing all over again. This new country and its new government was to be a concept that was unfamiliar to the common people. It was based on the concept that every man was his own master and a king in his own house. Every individual was to be a SOVEREIGN with 'inalienable' rights.Sovereign means "having supreme rank, power and authority. The greatest in degree." (from Webster's dictionary) A king is sovereign. There is no one above him except his creator. The American people are the same. There is no government above you except your creator (whatever your concept of God is). NO human government! This country was based upon the concept of individual sovereignty. This country is owned by each and every individual, jointly, with everybody else. Like the song says, "This land is your land, this land is my land." We own it together. But running a jointly owned country is complex, just like running a jointly owned corporation. So the sovereign people joined together and contracted to hire managers to run the country for them. These managers were called governments, local, state and federal. The government is just an employee of the sovereign people! In order to keep the employees in line, the people drew up employment contracts with these government employees. These employment contracts, spelling out the duties and limitations of the managers, are called state constitutions. Each sovereign state has its own constitution. And, like the sovereign individual people, each sovereign individual state also bound together with the other states and hired a manager to take care of the joint interests of the states. This manager was the federal government, and the employment contract between the states and the federal government is called the U.S. Constitution.

“Light Sensitive...”

Since: Oct 08

Location hidden

#41 Sep 20, 2012
Next the sovereign people created the sovereign states, and their governments.

Next the states created the federal government.

Therefore, do the people tell the government what to do, or does the government tell the people what to do? Are the state governments superior to the federal government? This whole picture has been turned upside down. Now the federal government is all powerful. It rules over the states and over the people. Both the federal government and the state governments rule over the people. And God has been booted out of the picture completely, through separation of church and state. The church is now just a corporation, dictated to by the government. In fact, you cannot even be recognized as a church without getting permission from the government and becoming a corporation. Now your allegiance is first to the government, and then to God! Again, the order is reversed!

A government can also be sovereign, but in the United States of America, the government's sovereignty is delegated to it, by the people. Since all the American people own this country together,(one large ruling family) who is actually going to run it and make the day to day decisions? How were the people going to secure their inalienable rights? This is why governments were created in this country. To protect our inalienable rights and handle the affairs of the state.

“Light Sensitive...”

Since: Oct 08

Location hidden

#42 Sep 20, 2012
And Just in case you dont have a dictionary, or Wikipedia..A republic is a form of government in which the country is considered a "public matter" (Latin: res publica), not the private concern or property of the rulers, and where offices of states are subsequently directly or indirectly elected or appointed rather than inherited. In modern times, a common simplified definition of a republic is a government where the head of state is not a monarch.[1][2]

Both modern and ancient republics vary widely in their ideology and composition. In classical and medieval times the archetype of all republics was the Roman Republic, which referred to Rome in between the period when it had kings, and the periods when it had emperors. The Italian medieval and Renaissance political tradition today referred to as "civic humanism" is sometimes considered to derive directly from Roman republicans such as Sallust and Tacitus. However, Greek-influenced Roman authors, such as Polybius and Cicero, sometimes also used the term as a translation for the Greek politeia which could mean regime generally, but could also be applied to certain specific types of regime which did not exactly correspond to that of the Roman Republic. An example of this is Sparta, which had two kings but was not considered a normal monarchy as it also had ephors representing the common people. Republics were not equated with classical democracies such as Athens, but had a democratic aspect.[3]

In modern republics such as the United States and India, the executive is legitimized both by a constitution and by popular suffrage. Montesquieu included both democracies, where all the people have a share in rule, and aristocracies or oligarchies, where only some of the people rule, as republican forms of government.[4]

Most often a republic is a sovereign state, but there are also subnational entities that are referred to as republics, or which have governments that are described as "republican" in nature. For instance, Article IV of the Constitution of the United States "guarantee[s] to every State in this Union a Republican form of Government".[5] The subdivisions of the Soviet Union were described as republics and two of them Ukrainian SSR and Byelorussian SSR had their own seats at the United Nations. While the Constitution of the Soviet Union described that union as a "unitary, federal and multinational state", it was in reality a unitary state as each Soviet Socialist Republic was dominated by the Communist Party.[6]

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