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Fri Dec 28, 2012, 10:32 PM

 

Despite the fiscal negotiations I am still very relieved Obama is still our President.

I was very worried. The election exceeded my expectations. I'm not forgetting that.

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Reply Despite the fiscal negotiations I am still very relieved Obama is still our President. (Original post)
Neon2012 Dec 2012 OP
loyalkydem Dec 2012 #1
amandabeech Dec 2012 #2
ZombieHorde Dec 2012 #3
darkangel218 Dec 2012 #4
Politicub Dec 2012 #5
Lionessa Dec 2012 #6
JDPriestly Dec 2012 #7
Mira Dec 2012 #8
Neon2012 Dec 2012 #9
Mira Dec 2012 #11
hopemountain Dec 2012 #14
Mira Dec 2012 #17
wtmusic Dec 2012 #18
ashling Dec 2012 #10
PennsylvaniaMatt Dec 2012 #12
Pretzel_Warrior Dec 2012 #13
Mira Dec 2012 #15
Pretzel_Warrior Dec 2012 #19
Mira Dec 2012 #20
Taverner Dec 2012 #16
Kath1 Dec 2012 #21
Skittles Dec 2012 #22

Response to Neon2012 (Original post)

Fri Dec 28, 2012, 10:48 PM

1. I am as well

it's funny a month ago, everyone was supportive of our President. This place was enjoyable to read and now the same old creatures of habit are rearing their ugly heads again. While some tolerate it, I will not longer subject myself to their negativity.

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Response to Neon2012 (Original post)

Fri Dec 28, 2012, 11:05 PM

2. Despite my criticisms of many of the President's policies,

I'm glad that he is negotiating for us instead of that horrid Mitt Romney.

We'd be lowering taxes for the wealthy, totally ripping up the safety net, and increasing funds for the military in preparation for the invasion of Iran.

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Response to Neon2012 (Original post)

Fri Dec 28, 2012, 11:31 PM

3. I am relieved Romney is not our President. nt

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Response to Neon2012 (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 12:06 AM

4. Imagine if Rmoney was President..

Holy shit... I'm probably gonna have nightmares tonite.

We can complain all we want about POTUS, but think about how we just dodged a bullet in Nov. If Rmoney had won it would've been a disaster. Maybe POTUS is not perfect, but he's trying the best he can IMO. I still fully believe in him.

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Response to Neon2012 (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 12:07 AM

5. Me, too. He controls the executive branch for another four years.

Which is a BFD.

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Response to Neon2012 (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 12:12 AM

6. I won't at all argue that.

 

Now if he'd just step into his mandates...

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Response to Neon2012 (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 12:15 AM

7. I, too, am delighted that Obama is the president.

But I strongly condemn and oppose proposals to change Social Security and Medicare. Ultimately, they will not save money and they may cost lives and destroy families. Horrible idea to change those, the most successful programs in the country.

Remember when Coke tried to change its product?

Some things should not be tampered with.

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Response to Neon2012 (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 12:21 AM

8. Despite what exactly?

I'm seeing him strong, decisive, pretty immovable, remembering and claiming his mandate, not precisely taking any crap. Way different from the person who had to learn the hard way not to bend over backwards to those who will not negotiate or help govern.

This impasse will turn out fine.
Because as I am watching the afore mentioned are crumbling into an idea-less heap in plain view, even to each other.

We are on a roll. Keep up the support and the belief.

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Response to Mira (Reply #8)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 12:26 AM

9. I was referring to all the freaking out

 

about SS and chained CPI, etc.

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Response to Neon2012 (Reply #9)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 12:46 AM

11. The freaking out is the same hype

that made us all worry that our President would not be re-elected.

I'm not minimizing things at all. It would be a temporary bad thing for us to "go over the cliff" - but nobody knows that better than our President. And he is playing his hand well, IMO, to not bow down this time and offer co-operation to those who will not reciprocate. He can take that fly swatter and swat a few of them who will then foul their own nest and stink it up.

Works for me.



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Response to Mira (Reply #11)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 01:12 AM

14. i'm glad to see his patience wearing thin. finally.

he is a true peace builder. and he has the good of the country - the poor and the middle class and small business as priorities.

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Response to hopemountain (Reply #14)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 01:16 AM

17. YES all that, and more. n/t

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Response to hopemountain (Reply #14)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 01:18 AM

18. Me too. I hope we go over the cliff

because as hard as it's going to be it's going to show Republicans we mean business.

They don't think Obama's up to it, and this time they're wrong.

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Response to Neon2012 (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 12:32 AM

10. I am very releived that Mitt Romney is not our president

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Response to Neon2012 (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 12:56 AM

12. K&R!!

There has been a lot of dissatisfaction with the President on here lately who don't think he is being liberal enough, but I just remind people, after that first debate, it was not out of the realm of possibilities that we could have been dealing with a President Romney at this time (ugh, I don't like just typing that!).

And I know that a lot of us that share President Obama's beliefs don't want him to compromise, but he is aware that he is governing a country that has 47% of people who voted AGAINST him, and (as much as we might not like it at times), they DO make up this country also and he IS their President as well.

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Response to Neon2012 (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 12:57 AM

13. That's mighty generous of you.

 

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Response to Pretzel_Warrior (Reply #13)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 01:14 AM

15. Are you in need of a sarcasm icon?

Just checking. I love Pretzels to the point of baking them myself, and your name is intriguing.

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Response to Mira (Reply #15)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 01:19 AM

19. Yes. It is sarcasm. Just can't believe the Haterade

 

Being drunk by peoe re: Obama. He is a better president than Clinton who is lionized.

My name stems from GW Bush's "choked on a pretzel" incident while president.

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Response to Pretzel_Warrior (Reply #19)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 01:26 AM

20. HE DID NOT choke on a pretzel then. As you well know.

He is nevertheless drowning in Pretzel poop now.
One thing I forget in my daily ritual of gratitude: "Thank you, Universe, for not living in the skin of GWB. Or even worse: for not having to be Laura, who is choosing to stay there."

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Response to Neon2012 (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 01:14 AM

16. As pissed as I am about things, Obama is the best we will get

 

Enjoy that because it could be way worse

And it will: the next Republican President with the increased powers NDAA and other like legislation will rule us like a dictator.

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Response to Neon2012 (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 01:28 AM

21. I am elated that Obama won the election.

I shudder to think of 4 years of Romney would have been like.

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Response to Neon2012 (Original post)

Sat Dec 29, 2012, 04:27 AM

22. I remember shortly after Obama was first elected

an announcement on a car news radio, "The president gave a speech today....." and I absolutely cringed because I had been so conditioned for so long to hear that rat bastard bush (who had also been my governor for six years)...I'll never forget the sense of relief that washed over me when I heard Obama speaking........and I felt the same way any time I tried to envision Romney as prez.

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