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Fri Apr 27, 2012, 04:19 PM

A Second Term for Obama

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A Second Term for Obama

by BooMan
Fri Apr 27th, 2012 at 02:44:51 PM EST

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The good old days are over, and our next shot at bold progressive change will come in 2016, when we'll have a chance to win the presidency again and get back to a 60 vote advantage in the Senate.

There is literally nothing the president or the party or you or I can do to change that reality.
It is what it is.

In a second term, however, Obama will be free to make decisions that are politically unpopular. He can be bolder on using the executive branch to address climate change, civil rights, election reform, prison reform, drug enforcement reform, etc. He can stand up to his own party, too, and will likely pursue tax and entitlement reform that liberals will not like.

He will continue to tilt the federal courts to the left, and might make a truly meaningful Supreme Court appointment (or two). He'll protect the health care, Wall Street, and consumer protection reforms that he's made. Millions of people will begin receiving subsidies to pay for health insurance or Medicaid, creating a culture of dependency a huge bloc of Democratic voters for the foreseeable future and ending this nonsense about repealing ObamaCare.

Our foreign policies will be protected from the neo-conservatives for four years, and we'll likely see a period of peace reminiscent of the mid-1990's.

All-in-all, not what I would wish for, but so much better than what we've had and what Romney is offering that it's not even a close call. Four more years!!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 04:53 PM

1. K&R n/t.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 05:27 PM

2. Here's an image to go with that thought.

I made it to use as my Facebook cover image, so all my conservative friends can be graced by it every day they visit

http://www.flickr.com/photos/ss634/6973530770/in/photostream

Like I say in the comment with the photo, "It's free to use to promote and support President Obama and Vice President Biden's 2012 re-election campaign."

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 06:02 PM

3. i just wish it was the right judges retiring

not ours. But that said we still have to win or it will be 7-2 instead of 5-4.



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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 10:22 PM

4. And Then Hillary's First Term



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Response to iloveObama12 (Reply #4)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 02:22 AM

5. That is a great pic!

Welcome

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