You're right, of course. But the political class is confident that pushing the problem down the road will let them carry on until they retire and it becomes someone else's problem, namely your childrens' problem. My generation - the baby boomers - is the most selfish and self-centered generation ever to live and I'm ashamed to be part of it.
A Canadian conservative is one who believes in limited government and that the government should stay out of our wallets and out of our bedrooms.
Plus in an era of downsizing, compensation cuts and outsourcing jobs to the third world while CEOs got 7 figure bonuses and golden parachutes, Romney simply came across as having his heart on the side of corporate America and the culture of corporate greed while pandering to average income workers who wake up every day worried about their financial security. Meanwhile, despite missteps Obama came across as having his heart with average people trying to put food on the table, send their kids to college, not have the credit card companies arbitrarily raise interest rates on the credit cards or banks sock it to them with penalties for accidentally spending to much with their debit cards when the banks KNEW they didn't have enough in the accounts but authorized the transaction anyway just so they could wipe out their next paycheck when the bills start to bounce.
Hurricane Sandy also hurt Romney a little as well because it took the news off of Benghazi right before election day, while Obama did a decent job at responding to the disaster, something Christie even felt compelled to truthfully acknowledge.
Having opinions all over the map is a good sign of a person capable of autonomous thinking. Felix -2011
I worked outside a little today - it was a beautiful day, and I'm ready for a lot more to come finally!
No. Doubt that anyone who voted for Obama did so because of that comment and doubt that it motivated anyone to vote. Other issues.
What did it for me was his binders full of women. What a cruel, cruel man to take a bunch of women, zap them with his special republican miniaturizing ray gun and stuff them all into a bunch of binders.
I think I recal reading in a psychology magazine that people who start off with this sort of behavior often escaslate to more heinous acts,so I didn't vote for him.
"you're better off on Stormfront discussing how evil brown men are taking innocent white flowers." Infinite Chaos