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Obama´s legacy: The end of
the great American Dream

Bucks County Courier-Times (PA), by Fred Hass

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 12/18/2013 6:29:11 AM

President Obama and congressional Democrats passed Obamacare behind closed doors, using back room deals and political/budget payoffs and manipulation. Not a single Republican was included in the structuring of this legislation. (snip)The progressive/left philosophy that Mr. Obama, with Democrat control of the Senate, is imposing on our country has turned the fictional “Clear and Present Danger” into a frightening reality. The liberal Democrat party of Harry Truman and JFK is gone. It no longer exists. Instead, it is controlled by far left, progressive radicals. This American political tragedy, with a domestic and foreign agenda that leans heavily to a socialist

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Country Boy, 12/18/2013 6:51:36 AM     (No. 9658313)

Never heard of Fred Haas. Good read.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/18/2013 6:55:04 AM     (No. 9658319)

What I hate is time is flying by but we´re no closer to getting rid of Obama.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pros7767, 12/18/2013 7:33:02 AM     (No. 9658352)

Unfortunately it is a legacy he is quite proud of.

Pray for our country.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: pgvoisin, 12/18/2013 7:35:31 AM     (No. 9658355)

I disagree.

Obama´s Legacy will be the death of Progressivism.
It will take some more time but the evidence is trickling in.

MILLENIUMS are seeing their future in Progressive terms and they don´t like that their freedoms are being stolen.

YOUNG FAMILIES don’t like Big Government telling them how to raise their children and what to teach them and what NOT to teach them.

SMALL BUSINESS owners are fed up with Big Government dictating to them how to run their businesses, who to hire, what to pay them, and forcing them to offer health insurance even though they may then go out of business. This is happening at the same time that Big Government is printing money, bailing out Big Business and sticking Main Street with the bill.

SENIORS are tired of the young Progressive Geek-heads telling them what light bulb to buy, who to vote for to get their free stuff, what fuel to pump into their car, and how long they should live.

LIBERALS (Idealistic) are getting older and turning into concerned Independents sooner.

INDEPENDENTS (Non-Partisan) are getting older and turning into frustrated Conservatives sooner.

CONSERVATIVES (Realistic) are getting older and turning into Libertarians sooner.

LIBERTARIANS (Constitutionalists) are making their voices heard. We are the fastest growing party in America (at the expense of Progressives | Independents | Republicans) and embrace our Founding Father’s values more than Conservatives, Independents, and Liberals.

There is a storm coming, America, and its name is Less Government – More Freedom!
http://www.lp.org/

Libertarians support maximum liberty in both personal and economic matters. They advocate a much smaller government; one that is limited to protecting individuals from coercion and violence. Libertarians tend to embrace individual responsibility, oppose government bureaucracy and taxes, promote private charity, tolerate diverse lifestyles, support the free market, and defend civil liberties.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: MattMusson, 12/18/2013 8:14:48 AM     (No. 9658405)

DEMOCRAT = FASCIST

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JimS, 12/18/2013 8:46:29 AM     (No. 9658460)

I tend to agree with #4 somewhat…
BUT ONLY if we don´t pass an "immigration reform" law.
There is no "reform" there, just open the borders wide to anyone and everyone, who 10 seconds after arrival are eligible voters and entitled to "free stuff"--Medicare, Medicaid, social security, food stamps, section 8 housing, pell grants, reduced in-state tuition, free schools, free lunches, welfare, etc.
Once these people get on the gravy train and get to vote for more of it, only a violent overthrow of our government can correct things.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: WAN2, 12/18/2013 9:05:07 AM     (No. 9658491)

Prosperity is fatal. We are left pondering which scent to buy for our room deodorizers.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: P51DMustang, 12/18/2013 10:13:58 AM     (No. 9658611)

Getting rid of Obama is not going to happen;

- So what to do, practice passive resistance;
- Write your representatives and explain your displeasure;

- Vote in all elections;

- Never believe for one moment the American Dream has ended;

- We have experienced worse than Obama and became stronger.

- Never leave the battle to someone else, be a part of your own rescue.

- NPR published a CD on Polish Resistance during WWII, get it and practice its principles;

- And I leave you with these words from JFK "Ask not what your country can do for you, but what can you do for your country."



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Reply 9 - Posted by: bluehouse, 12/18/2013 11:03:48 AM     (No. 9658689)

#4 forgot to mention the enlightened libertarian abortion position, the same position held by Obama. The libertarian abortion stand is that it is between a woman and her doctor. The libertarian party also supports gay marriage and meth usage. The libertarians only help dems get elected.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: pgvoisin, 12/18/2013 12:24:09 PM     (No. 9658827)

To Reply 9 - Posted by: bluehouse, 12/18/2013 113:48 AM (No. 9658689)

Thank you for taking the time to chime in on my comments.

Abortion (or the killing of an unborn human being) is a decision of conscience not a political party or a government decree.

Legislating morality is a slippery slope, “Bluehouse”, and that is the very kind of government interference that caused a revolution in 1776.

Personally, I am a Man of Faith and find abortion murder. I would hope the mother (and the Father) would have discussed the conception act and had decided only to conceive if they were willing to raise the child. That is the issue here and not your “Confirmation Bias” of what the Libertarian Party advocates.

As to you comment about affection preference, that too is a moral decision and everyone has the right to make that decision themselves as long as it does not interfere with someone else’s decision to make a different choice. That’s called tolerance.

As to your comment about supporting meth usage, you need to do your homework. Your “Confirmation Bias” has led you to the conclusion that allowing someone to use substances that will kill themselves is the same thing as advocating for its use which it is NOT! The real issue here is why would someone want to use Meth as their top priority in their lives? Shouldn’t you want to help someone get off Meth so they don’t kill themselves like I believe?

Libertarians all do not all feel the same about all the issues. What we agree on is that we should be tolerant of our differences and protect each other’s freedoms against Big Government without injuring others. I am sure you believe that as I do.


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