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Jo Chatman
Jo Chatman

Some people are looking at the color of our Presidents skin and saying they don't want him as President. Do we not know that he is 50% black, and 50% white. The two colors together is what make him 100% man for ALL people.

Everett K Bonner
Everett K Bonner
  • Jo Chatman

Say that Jo Chatman!!

Daniel R. Gangler
Daniel R. Gangler

It's past time for both parties to stop using this narrow-minded "fight" mentality. I thought that would end with the election and return of President Obama to the White House. So, I am dismayed when the party I have supported for decades comes out with language "Join the FIGHT to stop dishonoring the President." Politics is the art of compromise and I would like to see some compromising in Washiington. I will hold my party to blame just as much as the opposing party if this government can't...

It's past time for both parties to stop using this narrow-minded "fight" mentality. I thought that would end with the election and return of President Obama to the White House. So, I am dismayed when the party I have supported for decades comes out with language "Join the FIGHT to stop dishonoring the President." Politics is the art of compromise and I would like to see some compromising in Washiington. I will hold my party to blame just as much as the opposing party if this government can't agree on a solution to the fiscal cliff. So I voted a straight party ticket and its time for my representative in government to think as elected people and not take the divisive language and actions of young advisors in politics who don't understand compromise because they aren't old enough to have seen that rule and power is about COMPROMISE -- STUPID.

Anne Meyer
Anne Meyer
  • Daniel R. Gangler

Well said. There is something to grace in politics.

Tom McMahon
Tom McMahon

If winning two Presidential elections in a row despite obstruction & Obsfucation by republicans the people (voters) have given the President the mandate to move forwards not backwards. That means conservatives capitulating to higher tax rates on the wealthy ( back to Clinton levels ) forgeting about gutting SS/medicare or privatizing SS with vouchers given in lieu of medicare coverage. Acting on behalf of every Unted States citizen not just their party but the people who elect them, not the...

If winning two Presidential elections in a row despite obstruction & Obsfucation by republicans the people (voters) have given the President the mandate to move forwards not backwards. That means conservatives capitulating to higher tax rates on the wealthy ( back to Clinton levels ) forgeting about gutting SS/medicare or privatizing SS with vouchers given in lieu of medicare coverage. Acting on behalf of every Unted States citizen not just their party but the people who elect them, not the 1% of uber rich or those like Sheldon Adelson who thinks he can buy his way every time. Except this time when the U.S. Justice dept does find grounds on which to char4ge him and have the federal DA prosecute him.
President Obama will go down in the history books in very favorable light, extracting ourselves from Iraq, following up in tracking down and killing high level ranking al Qaeda members Osama bin Laden one of them. passing both the heathcare reform act, saving the auto industry, and actually after bailing out financial institutions is making a profit from the bank bailout. The financial reform bill. I can promise you musch more progressive action in this second term as president.
Second term is nothing to lose, can't run for re election, shoot for the stars , land on a cloud...

Everett K Bonner
Everett K Bonner
  • Tom McMahon

Say that Tom McMahon!!

Garland Wayne Burdette
Garland Wayne Burdette

President Obama has had four years to get our house in order and him and Harry Reid have made it worse. We are in serious trouble and Lip Service does not help our problem. Let's all pray that President Obama and Harry Reid will stretch their hands across the aisle and get serious. President Obama needs to tell Harry Reid that his Obstructionist Ways Cannot and Will not be Tolerated. Everyone is getting at least one Tax Increase starting in 2013, even people that have not paid taxes for...

President Obama has had four years to get our house in order and him and Harry Reid have made it worse. We are in serious trouble and Lip Service does not help our problem. Let's all pray that President Obama and Harry Reid will stretch their hands across the aisle and get serious. President Obama needs to tell Harry Reid that his Obstructionist Ways Cannot and Will not be Tolerated. Everyone is getting at least one Tax Increase starting in 2013, even people that have not paid taxes for ten years will be put back on the Tax Rolls, atlhough I do agree with Mr. Obama that ALL people should pay taxes. We need to be led by example, Air Force One needs to stay in Washington, DC and only two vacations per year and the rest of the time it should be Nose to the Grind Stone to get our issues started in the right direction. Lead by example would be nice. Barack Obama is a Multi-Millionaire and that is alright but I do not think he should pay more taxes. I read the other day that Mr. Obama's key staff owes about $900,000.00 in taxes that they refuse to pay, $900,000.00 is a drop in the bucket but a start.

Montely Wilson-Bey
Montely Wilson-Bey
  • Garland Wayne Burdette

You must be one of the retards that sent the obstrutionist to Washington. Obama and Reid haven't reached across the aisle. Why do you think the current crop of rethuglican representation are call the No Party. Funny they are saying no to policies they have championed in the past. The say no, not to policy, but to color. We are not stupid and neither should you choose to be. However, that's your choice, but if that is what you choose the forum for your brand of drivel is on FauxNews. Don't come here with the right wing bullshit!

Lynn Fox
Lynn Fox
  • Garland Wayne Burdette

Mr. Burdette, why can Congress take 7 weeks break at a time, how could you fail to miss that one? And the President who carries the weight of the country on his shoulders is only allowed 2 vacations? You know, you have no clue about the budget, about our spending, about anything if I read your post right. And could you provide the site for your information on Mr. Obama's staff? How about Mr. Romney's taxes at only 14% on his millions? Now, what's fair? And I believe Mr. Obama said that it is...

Mr. Burdette, why can Congress take 7 weeks break at a time, how could you fail to miss that one? And the President who carries the weight of the country on his shoulders is only allowed 2 vacations? You know, you have no clue about the budget, about our spending, about anything if I read your post right. And could you provide the site for your information on Mr. Obama's staff? How about Mr. Romney's taxes at only 14% on his millions? Now, what's fair? And I believe Mr. Obama said that it is not fair what he pays in taxes, but get this Mr. Burdette...the tax code is the LAW. So both he and Romney are in accordance with the law. Oh, you didn't know that? People who haven't been on the tax rolls for the past 10 years, like some senior citizens? You want to squeeze pennies out of them? Shame on you. You are a silly man who doesn't think deeply or wisely. And talk about obstructionism, the GOP certainly did a lot of that. Google how many times they failed to vote on bills that could have moved us forward because of their desire to make Obama a one term President. Well, how did that work for them, but how did that work for Middle America, for whom they WORK? Mr. Burdette, you should be ashamed of yourself.

Kathe Stein
Kathe Stein
  • Garland Wayne Burdette

Garland Wayne Burdette: Obama has been stretching his hand across the isle from the get go. As for having four years to fix it all, get real. It's taken 30 years for the Republicans to destroy our economy (with the help of some Democrats). Moreover, please check the stats on the last four years of Obama's presidency. You'll see that there has been progress. There probably would have been much more if the TeaBaggers and the rest of the Republicans hadn't made it their life's work to stop his...

Garland Wayne Burdette: Obama has been stretching his hand across the isle from the get go. As for having four years to fix it all, get real. It's taken 30 years for the Republicans to destroy our economy (with the help of some Democrats). Moreover, please check the stats on the last four years of Obama's presidency. You'll see that there has been progress. There probably would have been much more if the TeaBaggers and the rest of the Republicans hadn't made it their life's work to stop his reelection and say no to everything proposed even when some of the ideas originated with the Repubs. As for the vacations issue, were you sleeping during Bush's reign of error? Have you checked on the vacation times of the repubs in congress (specifically the house)?

Floss Shahbegian
Floss Shahbegian

I can't express how I feel only that it is vile, despicable, shameful and a hundred more adjectives. These people are sick and must only have a 2 digit IQ. Correction his skin is black but he is also half white brought up by a white mother and grandparents. It is astonishing all the hatred & bigotry that has been unleashed in the past 4 years from Romney, Ryan, Gingrich, Santorum, Rove, the Kochs, McConnell and their twisted ilks. All of them are small minded buffoons. Romney lost...

I can't express how I feel only that it is vile, despicable, shameful and a hundred more adjectives. These people are sick and must only have a 2 digit IQ. Correction his skin is black but he is also half white brought up by a white mother and grandparents. It is astonishing all the hatred & bigotry that has been unleashed in the past 4 years from Romney, Ryan, Gingrich, Santorum, Rove, the Kochs, McConnell and their twisted ilks. All of them are small minded buffoons. Romney lost because he dealt his losing.
hand from the first "Corporations are people" and it was all downhill after that. He may be wealthy but he does not have a great mind or intellect. He was going to save our nation - why he couldn't even run a well run & decent political campaign.

Gabriel Karl Mico Helene
Gabriel Karl Mico Helene
  • Floss Shahbegian

Do n`t forget whatever we sow we shall reap . Romney has reap what he has sowed during the Campaign i.e hatred , false & malicious seed from hell

Linda Clark
Linda Clark
  • Floss Shahbegian

...I guess he reaped that big fat "hurricane" to stop his perpetration on the American people...wasn't there a hurricane also at the Republican convention???

Linda Clark
Linda Clark
  • Floss Shahbegian

...more like a "single digit" IQ(lol)

Paulette Estelle Harvey Long

In 2014 some of the members so Congress will be up for re-election, those that continue to hold the middle class and poor hostage must be removed.... we must continue to use the ballot box as our voices.

Anannaqui Ritchie
Anannaqui Ritchie
  • Paulette Estelle Harvey Long

Where did the whigs go I ask and he GOP think they are above that. Their hatred is so big that they HATE more than allowing justice for the USA

Linda Clark
Linda Clark
  • Paulette Estelle Harvey Long

...Paulette, you have a good point here...I think there should be a bus rally in front of the halls of congress on election day(two years from now) and all republican members of the tea party should be loaded on them and with one big loud "bull horn" shout, we should all say "MOVE THAT BUS"!!!

Janice Moore
Janice Moore
  • Paulette Estelle Harvey Long

Linda Maria Now that's funny but true 'smile'

Zolita P Shaw
Zolita P Shaw

HE IS STILL THE RESIDENT....ENOUGH ALREADY WITH BEING SO DISRESPECTFULL....COULD YOU DO BETTER? NOT!

Mike Riker
Mike Riker
  • Zolita P Shaw

A circus monkey could run the country better.

Leslie Faye Atwood
Leslie Faye Atwood
  • Zolita P Shaw

You RACIST PIG!!!!!!!!!!

Leslie Faye Atwood
Leslie Faye Atwood
  • Zolita P Shaw

Mike Riker You are the CIRCUS MONKEY!!!!!!!

Montely Wilson-Bey
Montely Wilson-Bey
  • Zolita P Shaw

Circus monkey! Okay, shave the hair of a monkey and that would be your pink skinned mother. Hell yeah, she'll do just fine.

Lynn Waters-Goins
Lynn Waters-Goins

The Best Man Won don't hate it took Bush 8 years to put us in this mess it's going to take Obama 8 years to get us out of this mess give him his props.

Mike Riker
Mike Riker
  • Lynn Waters-Goins

When are we going to stop blaming Bush? Obama had four years so this is his mess now.

Leslie Faye Atwood
Leslie Faye Atwood
  • Lynn Waters-Goins

Mike Riker Bush put us here!!!!!

Mike Riker
Mike Riker
  • Lynn Waters-Goins

Leslie Faye Atwood it's all Obama's now, lets see how good he does.

Montely Wilson-Bey
Montely Wilson-Bey
  • Lynn Waters-Goins

and, assholes like you placed obstructionist in Congress to get in his way.

Kelli Thompkins
Kelli Thompkins

I suppoet the President the past 4 years improvements were made bt now he can finish what he started , he inherited 8 years worth of damage and there was no way possible for him to fix all of that in 4 years so I'm glad he has a chance to finish his mission GO OBAMA!

Misty Neal
Misty Neal
  • Kelli Thompkins

Let me see since he has been has been in office my bills are higher and i'm unemployed. How is that a good thing, again??

Montely Wilson-Bey
Montely Wilson-Bey
  • Kelli Thompkins

I'm confused because you left a lot out. It would be helpful to know if your bills are higher and your unemployed as a result of what Obama inherited or what Obama has done. I was a government worker whose job was eliminated. However, a part of being progressive is having fore sight. I saw this coming when Bush was reelected, and started working on a masters degree. Now I am in a new career field and doing well. Are you waiting for something in particular to get you back on your feet, or...

I'm confused because you left a lot out. It would be helpful to know if your bills are higher and your unemployed as a result of what Obama inherited or what Obama has done. I was a government worker whose job was eliminated. However, a part of being progressive is having fore sight. I saw this coming when Bush was reelected, and started working on a masters degree. Now I am in a new career field and doing well. Are you waiting for something in particular to get you back on your feet, or will you reach down and grab your bootstraps and start to pull yourself up? Had I sat back and complained I would be where you are, but instead I choose to develop a plan of action, because God needs that to provide his blessing. Obama didn't take away the opportunities. He is fighting to ensure that all American's still have them. Get on Board! Change and Hope is what you make it and they both require ACTION.

Charles Winter
Charles Winter

The Republican strategy of holding the country hostage in order to defeat President Obama was an abject failure. Time for both sides to get back to work, provide good jobs for Americans, and make sure that everyone pays their fair share.

Alicia Boyd
Alicia Boyd
  • Charles Winter

Amen and that is right!!! Everyone need to be on the same page...

Patti Haynes
Patti Haynes
  • Charles Winter

It is not a matter of both sides working! It is totally in the laps of the TeaPublicans, who held the USA economy hostage last year and want to do the same thing this year! For some reason they haven't received the message that they lost the election to a Mandate for President Obama! The TeaPublicans care nothing about jobs or the middle class! All they care about are the very rich not paying one cent more in taxes of any kind.

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