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Skittles Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-09-09 08:43 AM
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5. regarding the gimmicky tax cut stuff
I believe Obama is offering what he considers quick relief for average Americans to give them desperately needed hope that help is on the way but I do also think once he is sworn in he will be working on the deeper causes of the mess bush has left behind. I certainly hope so.
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  -Which of these decisions by Obama do you think is his worst? Onlooker  Jan-09-09 08:40 AM   #0 
  - Other: Eric Holder as AG  NightWatcher   Jan-09-09 08:41 AM   #1 
  - I think Dennis Ross is a much, much graver mistake than Holder.  cali   Jan-09-09 08:42 AM   #4 
  - here here  lame54   Jan-09-09 10:02 AM   #30 
  - I don't think there's any one distinct thing  cali   Jan-09-09 08:42 AM   #2 
  - Are you going to post a poll on his best decision so far?  Hissyspit   Jan-09-09 08:42 AM   #3 
  - Don't hold your breath.  babylonsister   Jan-09-09 08:44 AM   #7 
  - that would be his decision to run  Skittles   Jan-09-09 08:45 AM   #9 
     - Well, I'm assuming that it would be 'post-election' or 'transition' decisions, since this poll  Hissyspit   Jan-09-09 08:57 AM   #18 
     - That worked out pretty good for him  ellacott   Jan-09-09 09:00 AM   #20 
  - regarding the gimmicky tax cut stuff  Skittles   Jan-09-09 08:43 AM   #5 
  - Not sending Rahm out immedately with a pair of brass knucles to  Phoonzang   Jan-09-09 08:44 AM   #6 
  - caving in on Lieberman...  Oceansaway   Jan-09-09 08:44 AM   #8 
  - I voted "I love it all! Obama cannot do anything wrong."  countingbluecars   Jan-09-09 08:45 AM   #10 
  - So far I trust his decisions more than those of the average person on the street or repubs  dmordue   Jan-09-09 08:46 AM   #11 
  - That may be justified and then again it may not, we'll see, but it IS just such trust that  patrice   Jan-09-09 08:53 AM   #13 
  - One major appointment from the solid Left would go a long way towards shoring up  patrice   Jan-09-09 08:49 AM   #12 
  - I'm waiting until he is actually president, to see what he actually does. I think we all should.  DemItAllAnyway   Jan-09-09 08:54 AM   #14 
  - No, that is not what we want to do, but it is necessary to define ourselves relative  patrice   Jan-09-09 08:58 AM   #19 
     - Define ourselves relative to what will happen?? Care to share your clairvoyant thoughts with us?  DemItAllAnyway   Jan-09-09 01:18 PM   #58 
        - Being nasty is stupid, so I should not be suprised that you are incapable of recognizing that I  patrice   Jan-09-09 09:25 PM   #59 
  - When you put it in a poll like that  sandnsea   Jan-09-09 08:54 AM   #15 
  - I agree, Obama did not dis Dr. Dean.  patrice   Jan-09-09 09:02 AM   #21 
  - He should have made sure Dean  sonoradesertdem   Jan-09-09 09:23 AM   #22 
  - Gupta and Howard Dean  sampsonblk   Jan-09-09 08:55 AM   #16 
  - His treatment of Howard Dean  sonoradesertdem   Jan-09-09 08:57 AM   #17 
  - I don't have a dog in this fight  Beacool   Jan-09-09 10:20 AM   #37 
     - I think Emanuel had  sonoradesertdem   Jan-09-09 11:35 AM   #50 
        - I wouldn't call it "magnanimity",  Beacool   Jan-09-09 01:11 PM   #56 
  - Nothing compares to the Waren travesty, really  Tarc   Jan-09-09 09:34 AM   #23 
  - That's good then?  BeFree   Jan-09-09 09:48 AM   #27 
  - More like Inviting John McCain to address the NAACP after  FrenchieCat   Jan-10-09 01:54 AM   #63 
  - I say we preemptively declare his presidency a failure at -12 days!  AtomicKitten   Jan-09-09 09:36 AM   #24 
  - Yeah, Sarah Palin would have done so much better!!!!!!!!!! LOL n/t  JayMusgrove   Jan-09-09 09:42 AM   #25 
     - If it weren't for that pesky liberal media ... LOL. n/t  AtomicKitten   Jan-09-09 09:52 AM   #28 
  - Shame on you calling his economic proposals "Reaganesque". They in no way resemble them.  Zynx   Jan-09-09 09:43 AM   #26 
  - Tax cuts geared toward "lower income" people?  oktoberain   Jan-09-09 10:12 AM   #34 
     - I understand taxes very very very well.  Zynx   Jan-09-09 10:44 AM   #47 
        - I am not so much concerned about business taxes as I am about income tax credits.  oktoberain   Jan-09-09 11:23 AM   #49 
  - I voted warren but IMO  yourguide   Jan-09-09 09:59 AM   #29 
  - Both the "dissing of Howard Dean" and "Reaganlike focus on tax cuts" are myths of the lefty blogs.  Occam Bandage   Jan-09-09 10:02 AM   #31 
  - These decisions do not have the same weight...  LaydeeBug   Jan-09-09 10:06 AM   #32 
  - I'm going to go with this one:  Dinkeldog   Jan-09-09 10:06 AM   # 
  - I'm going to go with this one:  Dinkeldog   Jan-09-09 10:06 AM   #33 
  - You realize that his cost-cutting in entitlement programs is entirely limited  Occam Bandage   Jan-09-09 10:17 AM   #35 
     - If that's true, I'll happily take that off and go back to  Dinkeldog   Jan-09-09 10:31 AM   #44 
        - It often can be problematic in that regard, especially when the people  Occam Bandage   Jan-09-09 10:41 AM   #45 
  - I think this is BULLSHIT about 'his silence on Gaza' - HE'S NOT THE FRICKING PREZ YET  LynneSin   Jan-09-09 10:19 AM   #36 
  - As well as his "Reaganesque focus on tax cuts,"  Occam Bandage   Jan-09-09 10:22 AM   #38 
     - Very GOod Point - well taken  LynneSin   Jan-09-09 10:23 AM   #42 
  - Obana's worst decision - favoring an employer sponsored health plans  avaistheone1   Jan-09-09 10:22 AM   #39 
  - Other  Autumn   Jan-09-09 10:23 AM   #40 
  - I voted: I hate your polls.  hnmnf   Jan-09-09 10:23 AM   #41 
  - Too many to choose from..  JohnnieGordon   Jan-09-09 10:28 AM   #43 
  - In case you didn't notice,  jaredh   Jan-09-09 11:39 AM   #51 
  - Anything besides tax cuts is just gossip or symbolic measures.  camera__obscura   Jan-09-09 10:42 AM   #46 
  - Don't know what the worst refers to, but the poll has to be the worst I ever saw.  Life Long Dem   Jan-09-09 10:46 AM   #48 
  - Two of your choices are flat out dishonest.  jaredh   Jan-09-09 11:41 AM   #52 
  - The tax cuts thing was part of the campaign so why complain now  Jennicut   Jan-09-09 11:42 AM   #53 
  - Do you think there is anything he has done right?  WI_DEM   Jan-09-09 11:45 AM   #54 
  - a,b,c  Marrah_G   Jan-09-09 11:57 AM   #55 
  - Eric Holder as AG  agentwilliam   Jan-09-09 01:17 PM   #57 
  - Not becoming President fast enough.  FrenchieCat   Jan-10-09 01:26 AM   #60 
  - Can't vote yet.  JeffR   Jan-10-09 01:34 AM   #61 
  - Didn't vote  davidpdx   Jan-10-09 01:40 AM   #62 

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