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Posted on Mon, Sep 21, 2009 10:45

Or would you even admit it? Stephen A. Smith on ESPN did an interview with Mark Levin and he's sorry he voted for him. And he's a black man. It would worthwhile to listen to the interview.


Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives. President Ronald Reagan

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Posted on Tue, Sep 16, 2014 22:36

Quoting Dekan09:

WHAT?



Exactly!  He speaks a language known only to himself.



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Posted on Sun, Sep 14, 2014 16:01

WHAT?



Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives. President Ronald Reagan

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Posted on Sat, Sep 13, 2014 06:01

And so the other shoe drops. Your own words speak for themselves. And so do mine. I do not idolize President Obama. I afford him the same respect I give every President. I served in the military during the Reagan administration. I agree with President Obama that President Reagan was the last transformative President. Yet even with great Presidents, catastrophic failures occur...lest we forget the 241 Marines killed during a terrorist attack in Beirut in 1983; Or selling arms to Iranian terrorists in order to fund the Contras in 1985. And it would appear you have forgotten when we were attacked by terriorists in the US...1993 (first World Trade Center bombing) and 2001 (9/11); neither occured since 2009 when President Obama took office. What has occured since 2009 is the terrorists who attacked us have been brought to the justice they deserved; Gaddafi is dead; The economic meltdown born under the previous administration has been averted; Healthcare reform that every American President since Harry Truman has wanted to impliment has become law; GM is once again the world's largest auto manufacturer; Every major financial institution has filed living wills with the US Treasury that will advise the government how to liquidate in the event of institutional failure without hurting the broader economy; The Federal Budget deficit has declined every years since President Obama's first budget in 2009-10 (President Bush had the exact opposite budgetary record); The number of federal employees has dramatically dropped (versus the proliferation of government employees under President W Bush). The world remains a complex and dangerous place, but at least we have a President who speaks softly and carries a big stick (forgive the pun!).



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Posted on Fri, Sep 12, 2014 20:30

Hello...I got an email from another person who sounded very much like you. I can't believe that 5 years after I wrote this initial blog I'm still getting responses. I dislike the president's policies and I find myself not agreeing with much of what he's done thus far. I'm going to be very blunt. I am considered a "nigger" love because I date and prefer black men. I am not a racist by any stretch of the imignation. So you cannot call me a racist. I do not care what color your skin is. I am and nor will I never be "politically correct". If you can't deal with what my opinions are...oh well deal with it! I won't force to you agree with me. Nor will I kill you! If you don't like what I have to say..move on. Don't make me change my way of living or thinking to appease you and I'll not do that either.

 

I do thank you for serving our country. I work and live on a military base and I know the hardships and sacrifices and your family go through. I pray for our warriors everyday several times a day. I have lost friends to the wars. I have friends who've been deployed 4 and 5 times but they are willing to go because they want to keep our country free.

 

Just in case you are the same person who sent me the email under another name...here is my response.

 

The bastards in GITMO should have been killed on the battle field!  We were safe during the Reagan years. Did anyone attach us then? HELL NO! Because those bastards knew the USA would wipe their ass out! We had an ally in Britain in Lady Thatcher! You fuck with the US we're coming after you!.Hell we bombed Libya and we didn't hear from them in 25 years! Mortgage problems because Clinton thought every American had a right to a house! Are you kidding me? If you can't afford to pay the mortgage you don't get one! What the hell is so hard to understand????? Every politician is corrupt! All they are interested in is staying in power! I don't give a shit what side of the isle you're on! And those illegals you're loving so much...they send their money home! Why do you freaking come to America? According the Associate Press deportation is down 20%!
And as far as Benghazi, I'll take the word of those who fought and lost friend over Hillary  Clinton any day of the week! Look at how she covered for Billy all those years!  Evidently we're watching different news channels huh?
 
The president almost had me with the speech on Wednesday until I heard him say...the core of his presidency was to keep America safe. Really???? Why is then that we can't build a fence? And Gutierrez?What a joke he is. If his country was so great why is he pushing for amnesty so hard? Extremists on either side are bad. 
I believe in our Constitution.'If you a man or woman who doesn't agree with that who runs for office in the great nation should not run. You need to go to another country who has beliefs like you.

 

 



Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives. President Ronald Reagan

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Posted on Fri, Sep 12, 2014 16:57

Quoting Dekan09:

Our Constitution needs to remain just as it was written. I don't have time to write more because if I do I will be late for work. Thanks for taking time to respond.

I like Ronald Reagan Quotes. Obama is in his 6th year of Presidency, and there is irony in comparison. Reagan was suffering through a Thrift Crisis, which stifled the Recession economy. He spent a trillion on ,"StarWars.

Obama was handed a Severe Recession, Before he was Voted in, with the Mortgage Banking Conspiracy...With 2 Theatres (Now 3+ Urban) of action...Including the Russian Bear. " Tear Down This Wall!". does not mix well with mass corruption. No one can dispute the Constitutional aspects of his decisions( Directives). He deports more illegals, than any in the past 4 Presidents. If you need 400,000 Fruit&Vegetable pickers, and, you cut that to 100,000, Migration Occurs. These Illegals are a moving population; prone to capture by INS sweeps. The fruit rots.

Obamas handleing of what, specific'ly, do you greive him for? How can you knock a President that has economic engines up to 4.2. These residuals are creating an impressive Surplus; beyond the Buy-In to the, "Too Big To Fail",2008 Mechonium Bush Splash: Surplused, when the American People, Sold their share's for Profit...Including GM. Bengazi happened, due to Congressional Limitations of State Department Budget. Bet, they have the money, Now. Yep! Blame it on Hillary. Hillary sent you back to Congress. Obamas fault...Go Figure!

 

 

obama is a Leo, and a Family FirstHybridPresident, though, if you looked at the Cousin Intermingling, The BlueBlood roots would show. I'm sort of Pragmatic, when addressing the continuous cow patty spots in the barnyard. You know, some of those premium Patties are shipped to all 50 states. YEP! BS went up in price...SOOooo...2016?

 

Obama has abolished borders of Countries. We should be figuring repurcussions of this Sorte'd move; including, the Intelligence Alerts. We all make choices in our lives,and find paths of continuity to walk. These American's treasoned themselves, by training to fight actions opposed to the US...Then,want to come back. Where will the POW Camps be established, over there? What happens to the GITMO150? Are we ready for a Woman President?

 

Can the world stamp out these Fanatic Trouble spots.

Can the world stamp out Ebola, Hunger, Whatnot

The village proclaims

Shifts in the rain

May the world stamp out Compost the Rot!

And Thats the way it is,folks...Friday91214.5219...This is...(Intergalactic Walter Cronkite). Now, how bad is Obama?   B-)///*LV1*\\\:)



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Posted on Thu, Sep 11, 2014 07:20

Hard to believe but I agree with Michael Moore's assessment.  History will regard Obama as the first elected black president and that's it.



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Posted on Tue, Sep 09, 2014 15:36

Oh well, 1984 it is.

 

No, I'm not sorry I voted twice for President Obama. And the thing is, I'm not alone. 120 million Americans voted in 2008. 130 million Americans voted in 2012. Neither election was close. As for the popular vote, President Obama won by over 5 million votes each time. Electorally, he won twice in a landslide. As for geographical diversity, the President won Virginia (twice), North Carolina (once), Nevada (twice), Colorado (twice), Ohio (twice), Florida (twice)...I could go on. President Reagan was the last President elected with as much geographical diversity. On the merits, President Obama ran in 2008 on a platform of ending the war in Iraq (accomplished), healthcare reform (accomplished), financial reform(accomplished), turning around the cratering economy (lest we forget GDP collapsed 9% in 4th quarter 2008; accomplished), bringing Bin Laden to justice (accomplished), immigration reform (failed), national energy policy (failed),  and unifying government (failed). Like all Presidents (yes even my Commander in Chief, President Reagan), President Obama had some powerful failures (Benghazi, government shutdowns, ISIS), but notwithstanding the hyperbolic vitriol, his accomplishments are laudable in the face of absolute political intransigence.

 

The thing I find most disturbing about the primary criticisms of President Obama is that it comes from people who are vigorous supporters of Presidents Reagan and W Bush. President Reagan was a great President because he was able to separate the harsh competitiveness of political campaigning from the practical realities of effective governance. President Reagan worked very well with Liberal Lion, Tip O'Neill (then Speaker of the House), to end the Cold War peacefully, revive Social Security for generations, pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform (yes, Amnesty), and so much more. Even President Obama credits President Reagan as the last transformative President, much to the chagrin of President Clinton. For those supporters of President W Bush, history is already recording him as the first US President to lead us into war (Iraq) for reasons proven to be untrue (I'm sure some of you will argue the Gulf of Tonkin but we had been fighting in Vietnam for years prior to this escalation). As a US Army veteran, I can not imagine a worse mistake for a President to make. Thousands of US servicemembers died in Iraq for what? They did not attack us on 9/11. They did not have the capability of imminent attack against the USA. Iraq was not used as a base of attack against US targets. They were far less a threat against the USA than North Korea or Iran. President HW Bush and the War College warned us in the late 1990's of the dangers of removing Saddam Hussein (remember General Powell's Pottery Barn comment.."you break it, you own it"?). And yet, President W Bush leaves office claiming he has no regrets for his decision to attack Iraq. Let me be plain, it was the President's decision alone. Congress gave President W Bush the authority he asked for...to wage war on those who attacked us on 9/11. It was up to the President to identify the specific enemies of the USA. He chose Iraq. And he was wrong.

 

For you deficit hawks out there, where were you when conservatives in name only passed Medicare Part D, two huge tax cuts (with no spending offsets), and financed the two longest wars in US history...all on the national credit card? And so we are clear, President Obama's first budget started October 1st, 2009. He had to live with President W Bush's last budget for the first nine months of his Presidency (just like every President before him).

 

For you believers in small, efficient government, it was conservatives in name only who responded to 9/11 by creating the massive, over bloated Homeland Security Administration...effectively destroying FEMA by burying it under a mountain of red tape. Compare the Northridge Earthquake (President Clinton) and Hurricane Andrew (President HW Bush) FEMA responses to Hurricane Katrina, where for the first time since the Dust Bowl of the 1930's we had thousands of America refugees. And by the way, Northridge and Andrew were our two previous largest natural disasters before Katrina.

 

In sum, President Obama is not perfect by any stretch of the even my imagination, but he is a far more effective and successful President than his predecessor (of course the bar is very low). History will be far kinder to him for his service to our country.



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Posted on Fri, Oct 14, 2011 04:59

Our Constitution needs to remain just as it was written. I don't have time to write more because if I do I will be late for work. Thanks for taking time to respond.


Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives. President Ronald Reagan

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Posted on Thu, Oct 13, 2011 09:50

2 years later I'm so happy to see that my blog is still being read. Pat and I have discussed this many many times. I've been called a racist and lots of other not so nice names because of posting this. I just happen to love my country and after reading and doing research on the president I was scared to death at what I found. Yes I'm a member of our local tea party and have found myself in our nations capital many times over the last couple years and even in Harrisburg our state's capital on the steps. Nothing will be solved sitting on your ass and not taking it to them. What I am very concerned and pissed about are the Republicans bad mouthing the tea party and our love of country and Constitution. We are not growing tired we have more of a battle now than ever! Our country cannot withstand another term of this socialist America hating president.


Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives. President Ronald Reagan

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Posted on Mon, Mar 22, 2010 03:50

Let's see how many people won't be sorry now!



Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives. President Ronald Reagan

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Posted on Sun, Mar 14, 2010 13:22

Really? I didn't hear that. I think that is a very good idea. Would they have taken at tutor with them?



Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives. President Ronald Reagan

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Posted on Fri, Mar 12, 2010 07:36

Michelle Obama may be having 2nd thoughts. The President just kicked her and their daughters off the vacation they were planning to the Far East over Easter. Seems he decided that it was in poor taste to go on a family vacation while unemployment is ruuning rampant and health care reform is on life support. At last; something I can agree with him about....

 

 



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Posted on Fri, Mar 12, 2010 03:59

When I make a comment it will be in pink above the person who wrote to me. So I didn't think I had to explain who I was referring to. But that seems to have caused a stir so I will address the person to whom my remark is being directed to Pat.



Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives. President Ronald Reagan

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Posted on Thu, Mar 11, 2010 21:32

The Obamanation is on one track and one track only.  SOCIALISM!!!!!!

Do you love your Constitution?  Do you love your Country?  Do You love your freedoms.?  Do you love your democracy?  Your democratic republic? 

 [DO YOU EVEN KNOW WHAT THAT MEANS??????]

If so--you must hate Obama's agenda and his minions work...  There is no other way to preserve the greatest nation that has ever existed on this planet.  No other way at all....

Sorry to be incendiary.....but--THIS IS THE TRUTH.  WAKE UP TO IT OR GO THE WAY OF THE PEOPLE WHO LIVED BEHIND THE IRON CURTON FOR SO MANY YEARS;  GO THE WAY OF THE RUSSIAN PEOPLE WHO LIVED UNDER COMMUNISM--WAITING IN BREAD LINES FOR SO MANY YEARS BECAUSE THEY LET THEIR COVERNMENT TELL THEM THE GOV'T COULD TAKE BETTER CARE OF THEM THAN THEY COULD TAKE CARE OF THEMSELVES....

WAKE UP AMERICANS-----OR GO THE WAY OF EVERY ASPECT OF YOUR LIVES BEING CONTROLLED BY GOVERNMENT....IN OTHER WORDS....WAKE UP, OR GO TO HELL!!!!! 

GO TO HELL BY YOUR OWN CHOICE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 

 ME, I CHOOSE FREEDOM!!!!  AND I WILL DIE DEFENDING IT WITH MY GUNS AND MY LIFE IFTHAT MUST BE.

Pat



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Posted on Thu, Mar 11, 2010 20:11

Dekan, sweetie--to whom are you responding??????

Pat



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Posted on Fri, Feb 26, 2010 03:49

I do pray for President Obama and Congress and our governor in Pennsylvania. Did you watch any of the health summit yesterday? I could not believe when he said to Sen. McCain "John the campaign is over". I went nuts. Has he ever listened to himself? Everytime he opens his mouth it's a speech from the campaign trail. He's on such an ego trip he'd not recognize that.

Thanks for taking time to check out my blog. Have a great weekend!



Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives. President Ronald Reagan

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Posted on Thu, Feb 25, 2010 17:12

No I am not sorry I voted for my president. I feel he's doing a great job with what he has to work with. The office was a mess when he got there; and as we know Rome was not built in a day. Given a chance a little cooperation he will make a difference for the betterment of America. If you want a better president, pray for the one you have.


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Posted on Thu, Feb 25, 2010 15:20

WOW! He did not hold back!



Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives. President Ronald Reagan

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Posted on Thu, Feb 25, 2010 11:01

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I trusted Christ as my personal Saviour in 1976. How's that for a response. If you want to write to me do it in a new message.



I accepted christ as my personal Lord and Saviour In 1991 and personally I was just thinking how this is really going no where but you asked the question you got a more than a few responses most of which you ignored, I hope it brought some happiness for you. At least you know how some stand on this issue 'm sure you wont care in fact its a never ending one. Hope you get the responses that you desire may God bless you in your mission.

1 And seeing the multitudes, He went up on a mountain, and when He was seated His disciples came to Him. 2 Then He opened His mouth and taught them, saying:

3 "Blessed are the poor in spirit,
    For theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
4 Blessed are those who mourn,
    For they shall be comforted.
5 Blessed are the meek,
    For they shall inherit the earth.
6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness,
    For they shall be filled.
7 Blessed are the merciful,
    For they shall obtain mercy.
8 Blessed are the pure in heart,
    For they shall see God.
9 Blessed are the peacemakers,
    For they shall be called sons of God.
10 Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake,
    For theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
11 "Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake. 12 Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.
 
By the Lord Jesus Christ.


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