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Before Obama's State of Union, Ask Yourself These Questions:
« on: January 24, 2012, 12:00:20 PM »
Before Obama starts spinning the facts in his State of the Union address, ask yourself these questions. You might have to do some digging to get the answers.

• What was the National debt three years ago?
• What was America’s global competitiveness standing?
• How many more Americans are on the poverty rolls and on food stamps in the last three years?
• What have our deficits been the last three years?
• What was the average price for gasoline three years ago?
• What was the price of a gallon of milk or a carton of eggs three years ago?
• How many Americans have lost their jobs or careers in the last three years?

Also ask yourself if the media and Democrats are holding Obama to the same standings they held George W. Bush to.

Remember all the criticism over Bush's spending and the debt that spending accumulated? Obama spend more in his first 2 years than Bush did in his entire 8 year presidency. And our debt has never been higher causing us to time after time raise the debt ceiling. To any unbiased person, this President doesn't deserve a second term and is either trying to destroy the country to impart a socialistic system or is in WAY over his head.
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Re: Before Obama's State of Union, Ask Yourself These Questions:
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2012, 12:41:46 PM »
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Re: Before Obama's State of Union, Ask Yourself These Questions:
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2012, 05:57:31 AM »
Cry all that you like. Neither Romney, Gingrich, Santorum, nor Paul is going to defeat Obama in November.
MAYBE the Republican Party will select someone else to run for President. Maybe not.

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« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2012, 03:26:25 PM »
Cry all that you like. Neither Romney, Gingrich, Santorum, nor Paul is going to defeat Obama in November.
MAYBE the Republican Party will select someone else to run for President. Maybe not.

Why do you support Obama, if you don't mind saying?

All he does is add to the national debt and borrow from China. The next generations will be so burdened by that debt. I don't see how anyone would want 4 more years of Obama, which would send our whole economy off a cliff.  ::cryingtears::




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Re: Before Obama's State of Union, Ask Yourself These Questions:
« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2012, 09:24:27 PM »
The debt has increased because George Bush cut taxes to make himself popular and to benefit his rich friends. He also involved us in a costly and unnecessary war. Obama is trying to fix Bush's mistakes.

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Re: Before Obama's State of Union, Ask Yourself These Questions:
« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2012, 09:30:05 PM »
If you've been the boss for 3 years, and you're still blaming everything on the old boss - you're stupid.
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Re: Before Obama's State of Union, Ask Yourself These Questions:
« Reply #6 on: January 28, 2012, 09:35:48 PM »
OK, maybe I'm stupid but I'm still blaming George Bush and the present Congress.

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« Reply #7 on: January 29, 2012, 09:55:35 AM »
OK, maybe I'm stupid but I'm still blaming George Bush and the present Congress.

Bush deserves a lot of the blame.  And Obama continuing a lot of Bush's policies deserves plenty himself.

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Re: Before Obama's State of Union, Ask Yourself These Questions:
« Reply #8 on: January 29, 2012, 11:18:03 AM »
Obaba should have gotten us out of Iraq sooner and should get us out of Afghanistan and should have closed the prison in Cuba by now. The problem with closing the prison is that no Congressmen want the prisoners moved to his state.

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Re: Before Obama's State of Union, Ask Yourself These Questions:
« Reply #9 on: January 29, 2012, 11:19:43 AM »
The debt has increased because George Bush cut taxes to make himself popular and to benefit his rich friends. He also involved us in a costly and unnecessary war. Obama is trying to fix Bush's mistakes.

This is misinformed at best and dishonest at worst. Obama has, in his first 3 years, already spent more than Bush did in 8 years. Obama has spent far more than Bush's tax cuts cost and more than the Iraq war cost. It's not even close. Now I may have an unfair advantage in that I am really good at math and I'm sure liberals think I should be taxed for it, but that's how it is.

And this is coming from a Ron Paul supporter who thinks we should bring all our troops home and close hundreds of bases around the world because we are broke. It's not like I'm a Bush fan and am not a Romney or Gingrich fan. I'm just somebody who looks at the facts and doesn't just support someone because of their political affiliation or the color of their skin.
Don't spread my wealth, spread my work ethic!

"To take from one, because it is thought his own industry and that of his fathers has acquired too much, in order to spare to others, who, or whose fathers, have not exercised equal industry and skill, is to violate arbitrarily the first principle of association, the guarantee to everyone the free exercise of his industry and the fruits acquired by it."  - Thomas Jefferson

"Everyone thinks someone else is rich. And you know what? Somebody thinks you're rich!" -Mark Driscoll

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Re: Before Obama's State of Union, Ask Yourself These Questions:
« Reply #10 on: January 29, 2012, 11:28:40 AM »
I know I am in a minority but I think our standard  of lliving in the US is too high. We should increase taxes, cut spending, stop propping up Israel, cut way back on military involvement and be willing to pay more (and do with less) to buy goods made in America.

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Re: Before Obama's State of Union, Ask Yourself These Questions:
« Reply #11 on: January 29, 2012, 11:31:54 AM »
I know I am in a minority but I think our standard  of lliving in the US is too high. We should increase taxes, cut spending, stop propping up Israel, cut way back on military involvement and be willing to pay more (and do with less) to buy goods made in America.

Increase taxes? So politicians can get rich?! That doesn't make sense. The world is not helped by more of our money going to the government. The Bible tells us to help the poor, not prop up an imperialistic government that only seems to know how to waste what we work for. We're giving the government FAR too much of our income. It should be in the hands of the people. Money is power and we are giving WAY too much power to a few politicians in Washington, DC. We need to STOP feeding the monster. Not give it more!
Don't spread my wealth, spread my work ethic!

"To take from one, because it is thought his own industry and that of his fathers has acquired too much, in order to spare to others, who, or whose fathers, have not exercised equal industry and skill, is to violate arbitrarily the first principle of association, the guarantee to everyone the free exercise of his industry and the fruits acquired by it."  - Thomas Jefferson

"Everyone thinks someone else is rich. And you know what? Somebody thinks you're rich!" -Mark Driscoll

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Re: Before Obama's State of Union, Ask Yourself These Questions:
« Reply #12 on: January 29, 2012, 11:44:27 AM »
In a democracy the government is the people. We need to replace many politicians in Washington with public servants who represent all of America and not just their special interests. Government is ordained by God. Scripture tells us to support our rules. Many of those elected rulers are a bunch of blood sucking self-serving jerks who should get the boot but the underlying principle remains.

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Re: Before Obama's State of Union, Ask Yourself These Questions:
« Reply #13 on: January 29, 2012, 11:57:55 AM »
In a democracy the government is the people. We need to replace many politicians in Washington with public servants who represent all of America and not just their special interests. Government is ordained by God. Scripture tells us to support our rules. Many of those elected rulers are a bunch of blood sucking self-serving jerks who should get the boot but the underlying principle remains.

Scripture was talking about a dictatorship. That's the system they were under. If we use your logic, we'd HAVE to vote for a politician just beause they're in office. That would, after all, be "supporting" them. So just the opposite is true of us since, technically, we are the rulers and we hire the Presidents, Senators and Congressmen. We need to fire the blood thirsty politicans and certainly don't need to give them any more of our money. That's the very last thing we need to do. We need to starve the cancer and defund the ones who are destroying our country!
Don't spread my wealth, spread my work ethic!

"To take from one, because it is thought his own industry and that of his fathers has acquired too much, in order to spare to others, who, or whose fathers, have not exercised equal industry and skill, is to violate arbitrarily the first principle of association, the guarantee to everyone the free exercise of his industry and the fruits acquired by it."  - Thomas Jefferson

"Everyone thinks someone else is rich. And you know what? Somebody thinks you're rich!" -Mark Driscoll

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Re: Before Obama's State of Union, Ask Yourself These Questions:
« Reply #14 on: January 29, 2012, 01:25:01 PM »
Who do you think is 'destroying the country'? And what does 'destroying' mean to you?