The President has failed us

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This week, I decided to list the reasons I would not vote for Barack Obama in the next election.

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hey, Posi, here's a small glimmer of Hope (and dread to some:)):
history teaches us that AFTER years of Progressive FG, the Conservatives (Reps THEN) took back the House in 1947.
they took steps to END the GD AND, more noteworthy (IMO), that Congress ADDED the words 'under God' to the Pledge!
those 'conservatives' DE-segregated the Military, too.
they laid the ground work for DE-segregating Society (DDE, a 'conservative' Rep tried to get a Civil Rights Bill passed but was blocked by the 'liberal' Dems in the 50s!).
wasn't Brown vs the Board of Ed during these same years of 'conservative' leadership?
'conservatives' have a HIGHER sense of MORALITY.
MORALITY is another way of saying 'right and wrong'.
it is also a double-edged sword.(for the dimbulbs out there, that means it cuts BOTH ways: good and bad)
putting God into the Pledge was a backlash AND re-affirmation of morals after FDR/Progressives.
what will it be AFTER this Progressive outbreak?
what indeed...
That is precisely when schools began to be racially integrated in the name of equality. A purely conservative experiment, I believe, and also a milestone in civil rights.
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<quoted text>Brian pan has been same size in humans for 50 thousand years there were no educational system's back then to make them smart,wounder how they made it.X likes to think he is smarter than you just like a teen.You can't deal with them they just have to learn the hard way.
LOL. I noticed that he thinks that..Writing, spelling and grammar are not my strengths. But the things that are....Well..I could school him good. LOL..
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<quoted text>X is a smart man. As well as being sensitive to others that people look down on in our society. In other words he's a good, moral person which is something that can't be taken from him.
Thank you WA. My dad used to say I needed to be meaner than a junk yard dog but smarter than the average bear.

Bonnie and some of the others here immediately assign stupidity to those they don't agree with. It's almost like a defense mechanism of some sort. Anyway, once someone goes there with me, they'll hear about my "intelligence" until they can't stand it anymore. lol

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<quoted text>Ok I did. Perhaps you should do the same thing. Here allow me to help you.
"David Stockman, who served as Ronald Reagan’s budget director from 1981 to 1985, leveled some harsh criticism at his former boss as well as at President George W. Bush in an op-ed he penned about the state of the economy for The New York Times titled “Sundown in America.”
“The destruction of fiscal rectitude under Ronald Reagan—one reason I resigned as his budget chief in 1985—was the greatest of his many dramatic acts,” Stockman writes.“It created a template for the Republicans’ utter abandonment of the balanced-budget policies of Calvin Coolidge and allowed George W. Bush to dive into the deep end, bankrupting the nation through two misbegotten and unfinanced wars, a giant expansion of Medicare and a tax-cutting spree for the wealthy that turned K Street lobbyists into the de facto office of national tax policy. In effect, the G.O.P. embraced Keynesianism—for the wealthy.”"
http://www.truthdig.com/eartotheground/item/b...
As long as you and others on here want to blame Obama for everything wrong with our economy you will remain wrong. This didn't happen over night nor did it take a few years. This process of bankrupting America has been an on going process. It has taken both parties to get to where we are at.
Heard about this and the local station covered it, which tells me you left out quite a bit- Stockman slammed every politician and both parties pretty well, from Nixon's unbinding the Dollar to the gold standard to Clinton's nafta fiasco. Tell the whole story. He didn't spare the current POTUS, either.

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You know Dp, a commitment of love is a commitment of love, that is what marriage is. Everything else is just semantics.
I think you're just getting desperate now and I really don't have the patience to argue against what you've just posted.
I told you and others that I do not believe that homosexuals qualify as husband and wife. I am against same sex marriage. I would be for it if they called it something other than marriage.

Gays should not feel bad about my beliefs. I'm just old fashioned. I look at divorced people as being losers and I don't consider divorced people who remarry as being married either. I believe that society should issue one marriage license per lifetime and if the couple divorce then they would not qualify to remarry legally even if one of the two dies after the divorce. I suppose a widower or widow should be able to remarry but only because they stuck it out and lived up to their vow of "until death do us part".

I suppose if society is going to redefine marriage then we all should have a say in what it looks like instead of just gays getting to pick and choose. Maybe we should issue licenses for civil unions to everyone and then add one letter each year. The first year they would get a M then the next year they would get a A and then an R and so on until the eighth year is up and then the state can send a Marriage Certificate that everyone must recognize. You know, make it a challenge for everyone to get recognized by the state and federal governments.

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<quoted text>Wife worked tying fish rods for G. Loomis...they real feel nice what kind of rods you use?LOL
G Loomis Mostly.. I have some Luma Glass and Fenwick.If a fisherman can't afford a Loomis. He should never pick one up.
He will never be happy with his old rods again. You can feel a fish breath on your bait.If you break a lumas( Even if it's your fault.Car door etc.) They will send a new one to your door for fifty bucks.
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First off, I never called you "Unnatural" Secondly, you are a troublemaker. Also, your sexual preference is abnormal for a male of the human species.
I have not come out against gay rights. I simply believe that marriage is not a gay right.
Everyone, singles and married couples are able to obtain a legal will and testimony leaving their property to anyone that they want to. Anyone can elect their beneficiaries for life insurance, pensions and other financial accounts without a marriage license.
States have offered legal civil unions and the gay community that grant the same rights as marriage but the gay community has said no to that. Those trouble making SOB's want to trample on the heterosexual community and those things that are near and dear the them. Not because they NEED it but because they WANT it.
To begin with DP you should know what civil union means and what advantages it hasn't got.

"What is a civil union?

A civil union is a legal status granted by a state. The State of Vermont created civil unions in 2000. It provides legal protection to couples at the state law level, but omits federal protections, as well as the dignity, clarity, security and power of the word "marriage".

Civil unions are different from civil marriage and that difference has wide-ranging implications that make the two institutions unequal, such as:"

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http://www.now.org/issues/marriage/marriage_u...

Civil Marriage and civil union isn't the same at all.

Again wills, death insurance, etc all come with heavy tax burdens not subjected to those that are married.
So you feel that homosexuals are trampling on heterosexual communities by wanting to marry. I guess the blacks were trampling on whites when they wanted to be free as well. But it isn't right in this Country for some to have certain previleges while others can't.
Where is your outrage coming from? Just asking that's how I learn things to understand them.

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<quoted text>LOL. I noticed that he thinks that..Writing, spelling and grammar are not my strengths. But the things that are....Well..I could school him good. LOL..
"I noticed that he thinks that..Writing, spelling and grammar are not my strengths."

Neither is, critical thinking, wisdom, compassion, understanding, empirical theory, predictable variation, basic logic, and being polite. ;)

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<quoted text>Heard about this and the local station covered it, which tells me you left out quite a bit- Stockman slammed every politician and both parties pretty well, from Nixon's unbinding the Dollar to the gold standard to Clinton's nafta fiasco. Tell the whole story. He didn't spare the current POTUS, either.
Which has been my point all along. Thanks for pointing it out again. This situation that everyone wants to just blame on Obama was in existence before he became President. It has taken years with both parties involvement to get to where we are. That's just the facts.
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<quoted text>That is precisely when schools began to be racially integrated in the name of equality. A purely conservative experiment, I believe, and also a milestone in civil rights.
Did you hear bout the big bust on Educational leaders in Atlanta?

Ex-APS educators continue to surrender at jail

APS Cheating Scandal Headlines
The APS Cheating Scandal: How it all began
2 indicted ex-APS teachers to surrender Monday
Ex-APS Superintendent Beverly Hall, others indicted
Accused in APS cheating scandal have 3 days to turn themselves in to jail
Suspects sought for comment in APS cheating case

http://www.wsbtv.com/news/news/local/two-ex-a...

Sad!...
BUT ... "good" they got CAUGHT!

WHY such a "breakdown of socity?"

Taking God out of IT!
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society!

My pc is acting up!
Has been since I "DELETED" google!
Yesterday ... because of chavez being TOP dog on Easter Sunday!

Instead of ANYTHING about Easter!

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This the same thing that caused me to delete google: http://www.reagancoalition.com/articles/2013/...

Kinda disgusting for a POTUS to do.
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The proxies/Dobies have started on me on the GM forum NOW!

Stalkers!

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I really don't get much satisfaction knowing I'm smarter than her. That's the truth.
Maybe my "brian" pad is just wicked strong so that it can hold my super sized "brian"!
Maybe...Bonnie's "brian" is the size of a birds....or something. ;)
On the other hand...Maybe it's as big as your ego.
Either way. You keep saying how smart you are..I gotta say. I'm just not seeing it Fido.

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<quoted text>Which has been my point all along. Thanks for pointing it out again. This situation that everyone wants to just blame on Obama was in existence before he became President. It has taken years with both parties involvement to get to where we are. That's just the facts.
The point is that he was elected to address the issues, not spend more money than all previous administrations combined while he and family take multimillion doolar vacations and spitting in the face of Christians while doing it. Meanwhile, muslims are getting tours of the WH but taxpayers are not. Meanwhile, he's STILL trying to broker a deal to give tanks and F-16 fighters to the muslim brotherhoood. All this is okay because he's popular and cool. Wow.
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"I noticed that he thinks that..Writing, spelling and grammar are not my strengths."
Neither is, critical thinking, wisdom, compassion, understanding, empirical theory, predictable variation, basic logic, and being polite. ;)
Compassion??? Ah, come on Fido..I feel sorry for ya..Honest lil' fellar.
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Thank you WA. My dad used to say I needed to be meaner than a junk yard dog but smarter than the average bear.
Bonnie and some of the others here immediately assign stupidity to those they don't agree with. It's almost like a defense mechanism of some sort. Anyway, once someone goes there with me, they'll hear about my "intelligence" until they can't stand it anymore. lol
So ..You should have listened to your old man..
BTW. Still waiting to hear from your
((((((((intellegence)))))))))

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I told you and others that I do not believe that homosexuals qualify as husband and wife. I am against same sex marriage. I would be for it if they called it something other than marriage.
Gays should not feel bad about my beliefs. I'm just old fashioned. I look at divorced people as being losers and I don't consider divorced people who remarry as being married either. I believe that society should issue one marriage license per lifetime and if the couple divorce then they would not qualify to remarry legally even if one of the two dies after the divorce. I suppose a widower or widow should be able to remarry but only because they stuck it out and lived up to their vow of "until death do us part".
I suppose if society is going to redefine marriage then we all should have a say in what it looks like instead of just gays getting to pick and choose. Maybe we should issue licenses for civil unions to everyone and then add one letter each year. The first year they would get a M then the next year they would get a A and then an R and so on until the eighth year is up and then the state can send a Marriage Certificate that everyone must recognize. You know, make it a challenge for everyone to get recognized by the state and federal governments.
Yeah, I don't appreciate the sarcasm.

You know, a marriage, when two people truly love each other is a beautiful thing and the gender of those two people really doesn't matter.

I don't know if you believe in the soul....but if you do, then you know, behind and inside this shell of skin and muscle and bone we are all just sentient beings in search of love. As corny as that may sound, it is what defines us as a species. I have to wonder how you would feel if someone were to tell you that you couldn't marry the person you loved because you were "different".

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<quoted text> Compassion??? Ah, come on Fido..I feel sorry for ya..Honest lil' fellar.
Add honesty to that list. ;)

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First off, I never called you "Unnatural" Secondly, you are a troublemaker. Also, your sexual preference is abnormal for a male of the human species.
I have not come out against gay rights. I simply believe that marriage is not a gay right.
Everyone, singles and married couples are able to obtain a legal will and testimony leaving their property to anyone that they want to. Anyone can elect their beneficiaries for life insurance, pensions and other financial accounts without a marriage license.
States have offered legal civil unions and the gay community that grant the same rights as marriage but the gay community has said no to that. Those trouble making SOB's want to trample on the heterosexual community and those things that are near and dear the them. Not because they NEED it but because they WANT it.
"First off, I never called you "Unnatural" Secondly, you are a troublemaker..."

First off, I never said you did. Secondly, I'm gay and according to your posts all gays are a bunch of "trouble making SOB's" so I won't take that as a personal insult, just an irrational generalization more commonly refered to as a prejudice.

You've posted exclusively about this since last week and have yet to post anything other than the same illogical, overly emotional "how dare you say you're equal to me" crap I hear from all the other right wing bigots.

DOMA is history and if you can get that hair outa your a*s long enough we might be able to discuss something factual.

As it is your coming across as nothing more than American lady with a better vocabulary.

I'll be back in a little while. You might take that time to see if you can find a way to make a real argument...or continue as you are since I'm really quite enjoying this little intellectual meltdown of yours.

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