"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)
AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.
Obama did make a lot of promises to those who elected him, and did not keep them, while knuckling under to a Republican MINORITY. Obama is toast. As a matter of fact, that 2008 Obama juggernaut has now come to a stop, and has no place left to go.
The ghost of Jack Kevorkian for President's Physician: 2016
The 1984 election resulted in a second term (obviously no political change) as did the 1988 election (effectively keeping the policies similar as Bush went from VP to POTUS and the 1996 election also resulted in a second term.
Whenever an incumbent is defeated or a new President wins an equal contest there is a change in the United States.
Yup I read this earlier and I believe it....its all about perception and the media has been all about doom and gloom and obama being in a bad position...how could the mass's think anything else...but that can still change and the whole dynamics of this race changes the day his actual republican oppnent is chosen....then the real game starts
One can only hope...and vote to ensure the outcome.