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2012 Election Doesn't Give Obama a Mandate

LeoInTheWoods Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 9:28 AM
While Obama isn't being granted a "mandate", this election sure has mandated continued activism on our part. Four years... we need to press forward with educating the electorate on reality vs. hopes and wishes. We still need reign in the power of government with legislation, which needs to limit its power to affect citizens negatively even if it can't be shrunk. I'm composing a letter to send to all my representatives (even those that I didn't vote for) asking that discretion be taken away from congress in any new legislation passed... If we authorize funding, it should ONLY be available to use for those things that we the people supported ahead of passing the bill. No more promises that don't come true. It's a new day. We may...

President Barack Obama won re-election tonight without winning as many electoral votes as he did the last time around after facing a serious threat because of his first term agenda. Now beware of people in the mainstream media proclaiming that there's some kind of "mandate" for Barack Obama to run with.

As Ron Fournier points out at the National Journal, President Obama completely sold out the hopes, dreams and...