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AndyA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 08:04 AM
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4. I didn't expect that Obama would have had everything fixed by now.
I also didn't expect that he would spend a year appeasing the Republicans in Congress. They have blocked or delayed everything they possibly can. They are on record as stating their intent is to crush Obama's Presidency. Yet he still tries to work with them, and gives in to them despite not getting one single GOP vote by doing so.

I expected Obama to be smart enough to realize within a short period of time the Republicans were not going to work with him. At all. And then to move forward without them.

I expected Obama to give us the transparency he promised. Not to continue to cover up the crimes of Bushco, torture, and holding prisoners indefinitely without being charged.

I didn't expect Obama to retain some of the very people who were involved in the Wall Street collapse. I rather thought some fresh blood without conflicts would have been the best choice.

Obama continues to find money for wars, but he can't find the money to help people with health care. That seems to be a rather obvious problem.

Obama has done many, many good things while in office. But he's also made some very bad moves as well.

Now he's losing his base, and doesn't seem to realize it. If he does, he's just lately come to that conclusion. I would have hoped it wouldn't have taken him a year to figure this out, but apparently it has. I hope he comes back stronger than ever now, and he's going to need to if he plans to make up for the time he's wasted trying to work with the GOP.
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