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Old Jan 24th 2012, 5:41 pm
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FiL (born on OK farm, one of nine kids, gun nut, slum landlord) was going into a frenzy over this last week, no doubt fed by the emails from his OK relatives and his habit of informing himself with Faux bloody news. He's going to take my guns away.....seemed to be the issue.

This strange misconception has no basis in reality. Obama rarely even mentions guns. Surely if you really were itching to place onerous controls on guns, the perfect time would have been in the aftermath of the Giffords shooting? Mrs. FB explains it away by the fact that he just doesn't like black people. While this is undoubtedly true, I think the real issue is that these sorts of voters don't really live on planet Earth any more.
Is he the same one that walked away from his mortgage and then got a SBA loan from the government because he is so smart?
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Old Jan 24th 2012, 5:42 pm
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Let's hope so, we need some more European socialism over here.
You mean " a radical European socialist state", right?
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Old Jan 24th 2012, 5:43 pm
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My biggest fear is that if Obama wins next year, the gloves come off. There won't be any restraints due to reelection, and he'll do whatever he wants.
So what will he be doing then, specifically?

It's very odd, in all the years I've been here I've seen plenty of people heartily dislike assorted Presidents, but I've never met so many people who felt afraid of their President. Why is this fairly middle-of-the-road, Christian, well-off, person, who has proposed nothing more radical in any way than a couple of things that in some ways resemble social policies that the rest of the developed world has been successfully implementing since WWII, so frightening? What exactly are you all afraid of?

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Old Jan 24th 2012, 5:45 pm
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So what will he be doing then, specifically?
The mind boggles. According to Gingrich we already have "the most extreme administration in the history of the republic".
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Is he the same one that walked away from his mortgage and then got a SBA loan from the government because he is so smart?
Nope -- that's his step son.
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The mind boggles. According to Gingrich we already have "the most extreme administration in the history of the republic".
I don't suppose he defined "extreme" either, did he.
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Old Jan 24th 2012, 5:50 pm
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So what will he be doing then, specifically?
He might just give incentives to corporations to get natural gas to peoples homes so they can use all that abundant supply of natural gas instead of using imported oil. And then god forbid, he may also give incentives to homeowners to convert to natural gas.
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Old Jan 24th 2012, 5:51 pm
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
So what will he be doing then, specifically?

It's very odd, in all the years I've been here I've seen plenty of people heartily dislike assorted Presidents, but I've never met so many people who felt afraid of their President. Why is this fairly middle-of-the-road, Christian, well-off, person, who has proposed nothing more radical in any way than a couple of things that in some ways resemble social policies that the rest of the developed world has been successfully implementing since WWII, so frightening? What exactly are you all afraid of?
Very good question.

I think they are actually afraid he might actually do a good job. Then all their preconceived notions of black people will be shattered.
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The mind boggles. According to Gingrich we already have "the most extreme administration in the history of the republic".
You would think that as a historian (and obviously a very good one considering how much he got paid by Freddie Mac) he would know a little more about history.
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Nope -- that's his step son.
Well it runs in the family anyway. You sure you want your kids to have those genes?
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Old Jan 24th 2012, 5:53 pm
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Well it runs in the family anyway. You sure you want your kids to have those genes?
Americans who criticize the government most are often those who feed at its teat.
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Old Jan 24th 2012, 5:56 pm
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Well it runs in the family anyway. You sure you want your kids to have those genes?
I think nurture can be far stronger than nature.
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Old Jan 24th 2012, 5:59 pm
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Americans who criticize the government most are often those who feed at its teat.
The type that want to keep Government hands off Medicare, for example.
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Old Jan 24th 2012, 6:18 pm
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The type that want to keep Government hands off Medicare, for example.
Or Gingrich lobbing for drug companies for medicare Part D which required the government to pay 75% of the cost of drugs with no reduction in drug prices and a guarantee that the government would not try to negotiate a reduction in drug prices. That is called free enterprise and why the capitalistic system works so well.
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Yah, but then will we also have to speak French?
Other than the French and a part of Switzerland, who else speaks French in The United States Of EuroDisney?
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