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"Obama's Damned-Nation"

RickV404 Wrote: Jul 08, 2012 12:43 PM
Spare me the Bush love. If we hadn't gotten Bush, we wouldn't have Obama and his health-bill to begin with. Obama's policies are nothing but Bush policies, only generally more expensive.
Troglodite Wrote: Jul 08, 2012 4:40 PM
I used to tell people that Bush was Obama-Lite in many respects and that Obama is Bush on steroids in many respects. It is something of a wonder the neither die-hard Republicans nor die-hard Democrats want to see the similarities there or, for that matter, the similarities between Republican and Democratic policies. I will, however, give the GOP credit for not having the burning desire of the Democrats to take us to hell quickly.
Paulus Textor Wrote: Jul 08, 2012 12:57 PM
You seem to understand the game well.

Republicans and Democrats are just two sides of the same coin. One party calls for 2 trillion dollar deficits. The other, to show it is brave and fiscally responsible, calls for cutting the deficit to 1.999 trillion.

One party passes a corporate welfare health care scheme. The other party bravely promises to repeal it, and replace it with its own version of the same thing.

Years from now historians will look at the presidency of Barack Obama and assess that while his goals could have perhaps been well intentioned when he campaigned for office for his first term, the ensuing campaign for his second term and the desire to change very little was conclusive proof that he couldn't care less about the nation's outcome.

I say that, and I'm not one of the pointy-hat types screaming about his islamic leanings, the place of his birth, or (the newest pointy hat fascination) that Obama's namesake father isn't even his actual DNA donor.

I've seen the...