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Community Organizer Need Not Apply

Discussion in 'U.S. Politics' started by asur, Sep 4, 2008.

  1. asur

    asur New Member

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    Obama a community activist, whats' that?
    We already have Jessie Jackson and Al Sharpton.
    How about some real experience for president.
    Need more than empty speeches guy.
    Get a resume.

    Let John McCain show you how to lead.
     
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    Dr.Who Well-Known Member

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    I hadn't put "community activist" in the context of Sharpton and Jackson until you said that. Thanks for the backdrop.
     
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    Well, I hope he isn't piloting the plane!
     
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    Remember the recent problem in Georgia?

    McCain came right out with the correct stance.

    Obama tried to establish a moral equivalency. Then he decided that was wrong so he backed off that bit, then 3-4 days later he basically adopted the same position as McCain did.

    Interesting....
     
  5. Pandora

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    I read that when he was a community organizer he led 60 thousand people to vote democratic. that is what he did. that is how he helped the down and out and the jobless, told them to vote for a democrat.

    hell I can do that, I would run for president but I have to much baggage
     
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    pocketfullofshells Well-Known Member

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    Go to get elected to the IL Congress and then US Senate first...
     
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    I dont think my tainted past would appeal to anyone including myself as a voter than obamas past.

    neither of us are qualified :)
     
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    That's why he chose Biden as VP, maybe to balance out his governance qualifications.
     
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    favorite quote to come out of the recent fracas:

    "jesus was a community organizer. pontius pilate was a governor."

    conservatives love the idea of aid being administered exclusively by the private sector, until they have to run against someone who did it.

    oh, his first job out of college was helping the disadvantaged in the inner city? no way he could possibly be qualified for the presidency.

    what was palin's first job? oh yeah...

    [​IMG]
     
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    OHHHHH YAAAAAA - Obama is a big champion of the private sector - EVERYONE knows THAT. :D That's why he has the most extreme leftwing voting record in congress and wants government to raise taxes and spend TWO TRILLION dollars. A REAL private sector guy. :D What BS.
     
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    righties keep touting that bs, from the CONSERVATIVE national journal (but huffpo and kos are evil!)...

    but are you honestly gonna tell me obama is more liberal than russ feingold or barbara boxer?

    obama wants to lower my family's taxes... but if you make more than $200,000 a year, good for you. also, obama wants to reinstiture paygo; mccain has no plan for balancing the budget.
     
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    You want me to make fine distinctions between looney leftwingers? Sorry - twiddling my thumbs would be more interesting.

    Pay as you go don't mean squat - it just means he's going to devastate the economy even worse by raising huge taxes for his huge pie-in-the-sky spending boondoggles. Instead of focussing on his tax cuts for your crummy salary, you should be thinking what the implication IN THE FUTURE is for his sucking in millions of more illegal aliens, establishing trade barriers, and regulating and taxing companies out of business. Gosh, you won't pay any taxes if you lose your job, huh? :D :rolleyes:
     
  13. BigRob

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    The two trillion number comes from Obama's own figures and campaign promises.

    Under pay-go there is no possible way to balance the budget with all of his promised spending increases.
     
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    Who would have thunk it, but yep, Obama is more liberal than Barbara boxer.

    I never thought in a million years anyone would be more pro baby killing than boxer either. She once debated on the senate floor about when live begins. Because of her love for partial birth abortion she couldnt say even at birth because they are wanting to kill them too, so finally she said when you pick it up and claim it as your own. but even she was for the born alive act.

    Obama is for putting the babies in soiled utility rooms to die without medical care. so on abortion, as un believable as it is, yep he is worse than boxer.

    and his voting record shows he is the most liberal senator, if a person thinks being liberal is a good thing, then that is a good thing, I find it disgusting so to me its a bad thing.
     
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    According to his actual measurable voting record he is even more liberal than the only US senator who claims to be a socialist.
    This is a real figure: about 50% of Americans don't pay any income tax. If you are one of the people in the bottom 50% do you think he is going to lower your taxes any lower than zero?

    Meanwhile those same Americans pay a multitude of other taxes. Such as sales taxes, real estate taxes (included in rent), fees, fines, surcharges, taxes included in the price of products like food clothing and gasoline, etc

    So if he lowers the income tax (that you might not even be paying) but raises all the other taxes have you really gained anything?
     
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