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A National Crisis in Character

tuttletacoma Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 1:48 PM
eri9c the imbecile so remind me again how elected repubs are supposed to work with comrade hussein who believes he has been given a mandate to destroy the economy with his desire to force the largest tax increase on the earners, more trillion dollar deficits, more out of control spending and what he can't through a divided congress, he will use executive orders, and dictates from his czars and other appointees who are unaccountable to congress in 4 years he has not shown one inclination to reach across the aisle to elected repubs but has no trouble taking advice from thugs from the unions, admitted marxist, and total fools like al, I see racism everywhere, sharpton Leadership starts at the top,
ericynot Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 2:44 PM
tuttle,

I'll go out on a limb and presume, since I think I'm the only Eric on here right now, that you're addressing me.

You say " remind me again how elected repubs are supposed to work with comrade hussein."

The first thing they (Republicans and fellow travelers such as you) should do is dial back the rhetoric. Calling someone an idiot, imbecile, or other unnecessarily insulting name does not get the discussion rolling.

Does Obama need to do a better job interacting with his Congressional foes? Yes.

Does constantly vilifying him encourage such interaction? No.
Becca in TX Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 4:55 PM
eric-tuttle isn't in Congress. The question was about "elected" republicans. Tuttle is just voicing a opinion and I doubt that Obama is reading this. If you know of any "elected" republicans who have publically called Obama and idiot or imbecile you might have a point, but since they haven't, your comment is irrelevant.

Here’s an excerpt from a letter I received the other day from a college professor:

“….throughout this election I discussed with students the differences between ideologies. The majority of them are on federal financial aid. They are fine with more taxes as long as they will be taken care of. It is disturbing to hear that they are willing to spend their own money on tattoos and cell phones but cannot buy the book for class until the financial aid comes in.”

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