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Sat Jan 19, 2013, 11:48 PM

In the next term, I hope that President Obama takes a page from President Roosevelt

We could use the CCC and the WPA again in more ways than one. People need jobs and we need infastuctor to be brought back up.


I'm sorry, but I am one of those people that believe the Government can and should create jobs. The corporate world wants to make and save money. They rather get robots and overseas workers due to the wage difference. Add to it that the nation as a whole needs work done, the infrastructure as a whole is a mess. Let's take a lesson from history and get this done.

We Democrats/Liberals/Progressives have done this, can do this if we bring up our voices and let the Powers That Be know we back such things. The other side won't, remember they are in that "Self Sufficient" mode right now.

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Reply In the next term, I hope that President Obama takes a page from President Roosevelt (Original post)
Lady Freedom Returns Jan 2013 OP
abelenkpe Jan 2013 #1
Lady Freedom Returns Jan 2013 #2
Phlem Jan 2013 #3
Lady Freedom Returns Jan 2013 #4
Phlem Jan 2013 #5
Lady Freedom Returns Jan 2013 #6
Eleanors38 Jan 2013 #9
Lady Freedom Returns Jan 2013 #7
Eleanors38 Jan 2013 #8
hfojvt Jan 2013 #10
Lady Freedom Returns Jan 2013 #16
Lady Freedom Returns Jan 2013 #11
Recursion Jan 2013 #12
Lady Freedom Returns Jan 2013 #13
Recursion Jan 2013 #14
Lady Freedom Returns Jan 2013 #15
Lady Freedom Returns Jan 2013 #17

Response to Lady Freedom Returns (Original post)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 11:52 PM

1. K&R

We need to win back the house and maintain the senate

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Response to abelenkpe (Reply #1)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 11:53 PM

2. How true!

Get those and we can really get moving!

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Response to Lady Freedom Returns (Original post)

Sat Jan 19, 2013, 11:56 PM

3. I was kind of hoping he would

do this in his first term. What I'm worried about is who takes the torch after him. There should be a snowballs chance in hell for a Republican to take that spot but when your fighting the greedy and powerful, there is no rest, ever.

-p

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Response to Phlem (Reply #3)

Sun Jan 20, 2013, 12:02 AM

4. The Republicans would have blocked him due to it making him look to good.

Right now we have the edge. And if the Republicans keep messing up, It will just keep getting better.

I think that Vice President Biden will run again, place him in and they do start this idea, it will work.

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Response to Lady Freedom Returns (Reply #4)

Sun Jan 20, 2013, 12:10 AM

5. I sure hope it does.

Cause it seems like things are coming to a head. The republicans keep getting crazier and the majority wants more sanity. The fringe groups are pushing the boundaries and I think it's all coming to a head.

I would vote for Biden in a heart beat.

I want my girl to have a future.

-p

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Response to Phlem (Reply #5)

Sun Jan 20, 2013, 12:26 AM

6. We must keep that hope.

I just saw rainy's post about hope for the human race.
http://www.democraticunderground.com/10022221872

rainy says some of what many are feeling.

"I'm finding all the killers, gun maniacs, hate mongers, climate deniers, banksters, corporatists, factory farming, amazon forest destroying, animal killing, raping, abusing etc., etc., etc. in the world so overwhelming that as much as I try I can't see a way to fix it and it makes me so sad and left with feelings of despair for my fellow humans."


But we need to look at the other side. The better side. Look at what we have done good in the past and know we can and will do it again. Many are looking at their children and wondering thing just like you are/have. Just keep looking at the future with hope and let us all work to make it like we want it for them.

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Response to Lady Freedom Returns (Reply #6)

Sun Jan 20, 2013, 03:35 AM

9. The vast majority of gun-owners are not maniacs, esp. here in DU.

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Response to Lady Freedom Returns (Original post)

Sun Jan 20, 2013, 03:29 AM

8. I'm with you.

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Response to Lady Freedom Returns (Original post)

Sun Jan 20, 2013, 03:38 AM

10. I am hoping that Obama jumps over the moon

I think my hope is more likely to be realized.

Obama has already taken a page from President Reagan and proposed and promoted tax cuts for the rich as a way to create jobs.

Unless he is visited by three ghosts or something, I am not expecting a sudden change of heart.

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Response to hfojvt (Reply #10)

Sun Jan 20, 2013, 01:30 PM

16. That is why we need to make sure everyone in Washington know what we want.

We can't just stop at placing them in office. A boss can not just stop keeping watch of a business by hiring a person. As a boss needs to let their employee know what needs to been done on a regular bases, so do we need to let elected officials know what we want on a regular bases.

We post on the web, we write papers, we write them, we even call in to radio to get the ball rolling so they we hire, the elected officials, know what we want.

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Response to Lady Freedom Returns (Original post)

Sun Jan 20, 2013, 11:18 AM

11. Self Kick.


It is a good day! The President is being sworn in for a second term today!

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Response to Lady Freedom Returns (Original post)

Sun Jan 20, 2013, 11:20 AM

12. CCC- and WPA-like programs are currently illegal

That was Reagan's doing, I think, along with "Reagan Democrats" (blech).

Then again, I'd like to see an actual honest-to-god dole or even minimum income.

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Response to Recursion (Reply #12)

Sun Jan 20, 2013, 11:25 AM

13. That is why President Obama needs to work at bringing them back.

We need them. They must be brought back. It takes a President to fix what another messed up.

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Response to Lady Freedom Returns (Reply #13)

Sun Jan 20, 2013, 11:27 AM

14. What should he do, stand under Boehner's window playing a Peter Gabriel song?

Separation of powers is annoying.

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Response to Recursion (Reply #14)

Sun Jan 20, 2013, 11:46 AM

15. That is where WE the People come in.

We get this idea out and talked about in as many places as possible.This idea starts to spread. Those that are not lock in step with one part or the other, that are upset with the other side at it is, will start to think and help with raising their voices. The GOP is needing those votes due to being so deep on many blame lists right now. So they will play along in hopes to save their jobs.

But it is up to us to spread the word and get the voices raised. We must remember that WE are their bosses. We need to start writing our Congress Reps. We need to write newspapers again. Call in to those talk shows and bring this up. Get the voices raised again.


Remember, the Constitution says "We The People". Not "We The Republican Party". Let's remind them of that.

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Response to Lady Freedom Returns (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2013, 03:28 PM

17. A good day to kick this.

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