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40 Reasons Not To Re-Elect Barack Obama

pismobreak Wrote: Aug 24, 2012 2:14 PM
"Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan will put that money back into the Medicare program where it belongs, while Obama won't." Where it belongs???!!!!!???? I was looking forward to reading this article and hit a major stumbling block in the first reason not to vote for Obama. This is the Republican party's problem: they don't understand a limited central government. "Limited? Limited by what?" the RINO Hawkins might say. The Constitution, John, the Constitution. Where in the document do you find the general government is given the power to take money from sovereign citizens for purposes of providing medical care? It's not there! Unless of course you change the meaning of the entire document by construction. Republicans, Democrats . . .
togubin Wrote: Aug 24, 2012 5:57 PM
Pismo, we have to start somewhere. People are at least discussing the problem now, instead of pretending it doesn't exist.

Vouchers are better than spending money we don't have. And privatizing is better than vouchers. That's the ultimate goal.

You have to work with the congress and population that exist now. It's not politically feasible to do away with a program that some people are depending on right now. It took us 50 years to get into this mess, and we aren't going to get out of it with one election or plan.

1) Obama took 700 billion dollars out of the Medicare program and put it into his wildly unpopular health care program. This is despite the fact that even Obama has admitted,

Medicare in particular will run out of money, and we will not be able to sustain that program no matter how much taxes go up.

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan will put that money back into the Medicare program where it belongs, while Obama won't.

2) Barack Obama's stimulus plan cost more than the Marshall Plan, the Louisiana Purchase, and putting a man...