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    Hey Conservatives...Could Obama win your vote for 2012 if he...?

    After reading complaints from the Republicans on this board for over a year now the thought occurred to me...

    If Pres. Obama shared more Conservative values would any Republican member here vote for him?

    Example: If he supported gun rights?

    If not, what issue would he have to embrace in order to get your vote?

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    Re: Hey Conservatives...Could Obama win your vote for 2012 if he...?

    He would have to embrace most of the issues I support. The only exception would be if he secured the border, enacted various laws to help local law enforcement crack down on illegal immigration, banned tax payer funded services to illegals, punished politicians on the local state and federal level who aided illegals,repealed part of the immigration and nationality act of 1965 that allows for the chain migration of relatives other than spouse or minor children, made it illegal for any politician to aid illegals in any way(amnesty,IDs for illegals, tax payer funded services and ect)and got rid of the huge vast majority or illegals then I would vote for Obama.
    "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"

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    Re: Hey Conservatives...Could Obama win your vote for 2012 if he...?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    He would have to embrace most of the issues I support. The only exception would be if he secured the border, enacted various laws to help local law enforcement crack down on illegal immigration, banned tax payer funded services to illegals, punished politicians on the local state and federal level who aided illegals,repealed part of the immigration and nationality act of 1965 that allows for the chain migration of relatives other than spouse or minor children, made it illegal for any politician to aid illegals in any way(amnesty,IDs for illegals, tax payer funded services and ect)and got rid of the huge vast majority or illegals then I would vote for Obama.
    Let me know when you find a Republican who would actually do that.

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    Re: Hey Conservatives...Could Obama win your vote for 2012 if he...?

    Quote Originally Posted by Crosscheck View Post
    Let me know when you find a Republican who would actually do that.
    I could care less which party does it as long as it gets done.
    "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"

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    Re: Hey Conservatives...Could Obama win your vote for 2012 if he...?

    To get my vote, he would have to become a fiscal conservative, and we all know that's not going to happen, so I couldn't vote for him.
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    Re: Hey Conservatives...Could Obama win your vote for 2012 if he...?

    Quote Originally Posted by lizzie View Post
    To get my vote, he would have to become a fiscal conservative, and we all know that's not going to happen, so I couldn't vote for him.
    Would he get your vote if he decreased government services and increased taxes in order to pay down the debt the government has already taken on? Not trying to argue with you or anything - it's just that "fiscal conservatives" have many different methods of being fiscally conservative, and I was wondering which methods you'd prefer Obama to pursue.

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    Re: Hey Conservatives...Could Obama win your vote for 2012 if he...?

    Quote Originally Posted by Objective Voice View Post
    After reading complaints from the Republicans on this board for over a year now the thought occurred to me...

    If Pres. Obama shared more Conservative values would any Republican member here vote for him?

    Example: If he supported gun rights?

    If not, what issue would he have to embrace in order to get your vote?
    Embrace individual freedoms, demand smaller and more efficient government, responsible spending, deficit reduction...DO IT...not say he is going to do it.

    What DOESNT get it done is out of control spending with no end in sight and and continual pattern of pissy whining and poor me I didnt know it would be so hard and after all its not my fault....

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    Re: Hey Conservatives...Could Obama win your vote for 2012 if he...?

    Quote Originally Posted by samsmart View Post
    Would he get your vote if he decreased government services and increased taxes in order to pay down the debt the government has already taken on? Not trying to argue with you or anything - it's just that "fiscal conservatives" have many different methods of being fiscally conservative, and I was wondering which methods you'd prefer Obama to pursue.
    This next election will be my first and I don't know who I will vote for. I can't bring myself to vote for a far right Republican(I don't think there stupid before anyone yells at me for it, I just disagree with their policies) and I can't vote for someone who spends money like he breathes air. It is quite the predicament for me... I guess my only hope is if the Republicans nominate someone who is more center-right then that will be where my vote goes.

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    Re: Hey Conservatives...Could Obama win your vote for 2012 if he...?

    Quote Originally Posted by jking948 View Post
    This next election will be my first and I don't know who I will vote for. I can't bring myself to vote for a far right Republican(I don't think there stupid before anyone yells at me for it, I just disagree with their policies) and I can't vote for someone who spends money like he breathes air. It is quite the predicament for me... I guess my only hope is if the Republicans nominate someone who is more center-right then that will be where my vote goes.
    Why does it have to be a republican or democrat, why not a 3rd party?
    "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"

    Cicero Marcus Tullius

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    Re: Hey Conservatives...Could Obama win your vote for 2012 if he...?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    Why does it have to be a republican or democrat, why not a 3rd party?
    Sorry I should have made myself more clear: I mean I could vote for a 3rd party, I feel as if I am throwing my vote away if I do, but if it comes down to that and not voting I will clearly vote for the 3rd party.

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