2 basic problems for Obama - the far left actually thought he was lying about his centrist, pragmatic rhetoric during the campaign, the independents believed his centrist pragmatic rhetoric during the campaign. Neither camp paid attention to the folks who pointed out that he's never really done anything. The past year has proven, without a doubt, that he doesn't have a clue how to execute.
Unfortunately for the left, he doesn't appear to be as opportunistic as Clinton was after his disastrous first 2 years.
I just wish this country was more focused on issues in making this country better and more prosperous then which political party was in majority so they have the ability to squeeze partisan policies through.
"Gold gets dug out of the ground in Africa, or someplace. Then we melt it down, dig another hole, bury it again and pay people to stand around guarding it. It has no utility. Anyone watching from Mars would be scratching their head."
- Warren Buffett
I am not certain that this victory is good for our country long term. While I am very much against many of the Dems proposed ideas such as the health care, cap & trade, amnisty, ect. I believe with a few victories the american population may lose focus on the overall health of our country. We will simply put politics aside and let things run thier course. Many of the recently proposed ideas has opened up alot of people to the workings of our country and have let themselves be heard. I am afraid that without some catistrophic bill on the horizen that we will simply let things continue its slow process of distruction. I mean after all we have been in a steady decline for 100+ years. Its going to take alot worse to get us to change that.
Gosh its 12:30 in the morn and Im sick. I hope that makes sense. Im a bit muddle minded here.
I am sorry to report that you are all wrong when it comes to the reasons behind this stunning victory.
It was not because of Obama clearly being a lying anti-American Socialist.
It was not Because Nancy Pelosi is the "Wicked Witch of the West" or that Harry Reid is obviously suffering from reduced mental capacity.
And it's not because of the Socialist over reaching fake health care legislation.
And finally it was not because to the backlash of the progressive movement.
I am please to announce that Mr. Brown won because of Global Warming and because God is punishing Danny Glover for making a deal with the demonic Mel Gibson to make Lethal Weapon Movies which made Glover famous.
Thank God and EXON
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality. - MLK
The socially conservative demographics (older people) are thinning out, while the socially liberal ones (younger people) are expanding.
Younger people tend to be less invested in religious values concerning drug use, abortion, and sexuality, which means the electorate as a whole will become less receptive to hard-line social conservatism over time.
I know she's no Reagan.I respectfully suggest that you learn a bit more about Palin before you typecast her.
I want the GOP to win in 2012. That's why I think they should forget about Palin and find a more palatable candidate. One who is fiscally conservative, strong on defense, and socially moderate. Scott Brown fits that mold quite well. Brown and Romney would make quite the handsome ticket.Underestimate her at your own peril. I would hazard a guess that most of what guides your opinion has been framed by the same folks who view Scott Brown as a joke (hint - Keith Olbermann).
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