Last week in Part 1, I began to list my Top 10 reasons not to re-elect President Obama. Though I would encourage readers to read the details of each of those points, here they are in summary:
10) Obama's economic actions have failed to lower the unemployment rate in the U.S. below 8 percent for last 42 record months.
9) The Obama administration's out-of-control spending has lead America to the economic brink and destroyed our country's credit rating.
8) Obama's reckless spending and fiscal policies have added more to the national debt than most U.S. presidents combined: roughly $6 trillion in his first term in office (making the total debt nearly $16 trillion, and by White House projections alone, $21.3 trillion by the end of fiscal 2017, $25 trillion in 2021 and $25.9 trillion in 2022).
7) Obama has not only detrimentally increased the costs of entitlements but the dependency of citizens upon government subsidies, rather than empowering the people's autonomy, responsibility and freedom.
6) Obama demeans private enterprise and the entrepreneurial spirit -- the very heart of America -- and instead believes that "only" government is our savior.
Here are a few more unquestionable justifications for ousting him from office.
5) President Obama has left the U.S. in a weaker and more disrespected position in the global community.
In 2009, President Obama began his presidency by humiliating our superpower nation and parading U.S. weaknesses and mistakes to the world on what many now call his "apology tour," in which he embarked on global travel with his apologetic Top 10 decries of America, as detailed by the Heritage Foundation.
And is the U.S. better off among the nations?
The Washington Times report that, according to a poll by even two left-leaning groups, "A majority of Americans say the United States is less respected in the world than two years ago and believe President Obama and other Democrats fall short of Republicans on the issue of national security."
In February 2012, Gallup reported that "Americans continue to express much greater dissatisfaction than satisfaction with the United States' position in the world, and their views have improved little since hitting a low point in 2008."