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2012-10-25 -Election 2012
Romney: Obama Riding a Sinking Ship
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Posted by Fred 2012-10-25 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6476 views ]  Top

#1 From the poll trends... looks like it.


Don't get cocky and they can't cheat if it ain't close.
Posted by DarthVader 2012-10-25 00:07||   2012-10-25 00:07|| Front Page Top

#2 Looking beyond the current tyrant, there is a great body of work to be done to rid our republic of the statist, Keynesian model. A difficult and potentially painful shift must take place from that of a society of entitlement, big government, and credit to one of savings, investment, and domestic production.

To fiscal and economic repair, I would also add that some new thinking regarding foreign policy and our involvement in feckless, overseas misadventures should also be undertaken. No one would suggest we overlay our fragile political process on the remote Yanomami of Brazil. Why would we assume anyone else is different and in need of our meddling or fixing? If "African problems require African solutions", as so often is heard is indeed accurate, why then do middle eastern problems not require similar ownership templates for resolution?

The sordid, ongoing disaster in Benghazi is a prime example of our attempt to picking winners and losers; a task we've historically not been good at. It is long past time to reign-in our arrogant, misguided agents of foreign policy in McLean and Foggy Bottom and return them to the vitally important functions of providing intelligence and conducting legitimate diplomacy. Furthermore, when asked to provide information to the HPSIC/SSCI and we discover a few short weeks later that they have withheld, obfuscated, and lied; those resposible should be immediately relieved of their duties and fired.

Stay at home, support our steadfast allies, and simply mind our own business. Make no loud threats or bold protestations, but rather where necessary, issue discreet warnings. Failing those, quietly and unmercifully smite those who would harm us at home or abroad, returning home without boasting or book writing.

Lastly, we should curb our headlong investment in failed diplomacy. If we are serious about peace and peace making, we should heed the warnings of Eisenhower and re-examine the industries of conflict, their benefactors, and obvious motives.

I hope and pray we finally up for the post-Obama challenge.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-10-25 06:34||   2012-10-25 06:34|| Front Page Top

#3 Word, B.
Posted by SR-71 2012-10-25 07:43||   2012-10-25 07:43|| Front Page Top

#4 How many 110 year-olds cast votes in NC this year? Heard something about that on the radio this am but wind noise drowned most of it out.
Posted by Glenmore 2012-10-25 09:07||   2012-10-25 09:07|| Front Page Top

#5 In this case, Obama (and those around him) did build this sinking ship.
Posted by JohnQC 2012-10-25 09:19||   2012-10-25 09:19|| Front Page Top

#6 Vote for the CEO, not the snarky sophomore.
Posted by Fred 2012-10-25 09:45||   2012-10-25 09:45|| Front Page Top

#7 Besoeker
I think the first attitude that needs to change is that people think a home is a place to live in and that it's not good if places to live become less affordable.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2012-10-25 10:16||   2012-10-25 10:16|| Front Page Top

#8 BP housing is as affordable as it has ever been. What planet are you living on?

Interest rates are as low as they ever have been; house prices are lower than they have been for a decade; anyone with a job and a pulse can buy a house.
Posted by rammer 2012-10-25 18:48||   2012-10-25 18:48|| Front Page Top

#9 Anyone with a good job, rammer, and the kids can't get those much.
Posted by Glenmore 2012-10-25 19:08||   2012-10-25 19:08|| Front Page Top

#10 True, so let's rant about the unemployment, not the affordability of housing, which is not a problem.

Then we can focus on solutions for the actual problem, rather than whine about not getting the opportunity to smell the unicorn farts that have to be around here somewhere.
Posted by rammer 2012-10-25 19:40||   2012-10-25 19:40|| Front Page Top

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