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I have a very close Democrat friend. We have heated conversations about Obama and she has vigorously defended him.

However, today we were discussing the bank bailout and how they were working to help people who were in trouble with their mortgages get better interest rates.

I unleashed on her. I said look at his cabinet picks - many have dropped out because of questionable ethics - this is what I said about Obama and his associations with Wright and Ayers. You can judge a man by his friends.

I went on to rail about redistribution of wealth and she responded it isn't Obama. I responded by pointing out that his is pick that is bailing out people who made poor choices while the rest of us have to deal with whatever interest rate we might have.

They are taking our money and giving it to others. That is redistribution of wealth and that is one of the many reasons I opposed Obama.

My friend hung her head and said stop poking - I am very close to becoming a Republican, but your poking is not helping.

I shut up.

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I have spoken to many friends and some family who voted for Obama. So gung ho. As of late I have heard nothing but complaints. I can't help but say why didn't you do something about it when you had the chance? If you voted for the hope of change, you should not complain to those who didn't. Quite frankly, it makes me sick.

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It's called buyer's remorse. It happens a lot when people get caught up in a slick sales pitch and later realize they're stuck with a bill for something that wasn't what they really wanted.

Such people won't get any pity from me, though. They had plenty of warnings, and they discounted all of them because the salesman was so attractive and they were too lazy to peek behind the curtain.

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I think I'm going to have to agree, I don't know what I was thinking, looks like I'm not alone, his approval ratings have plummeted from 68% all the way down to 67 in the short three weeks he's been in office, where as Dems in congress have gone up five and Repubs down 3 in the last week. A majority of people liking the stimulous bill that was passed sure didn't help. Why he polls out as one of if not the most popular presidents at this time of his presidency, higher than Reagan by a ways. Should probably resign before being impeached. A brilliant strategy by Republican congressional leaders as seen here.

http://www.nbc.com/Saturday_Night_Live/video/clips/republican-meeting-op...

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We need a Kool-Aid drinker emoticon or at least a troll one.

Anybody got any pull around here to get those added? Evil!

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There they go with poll numbers again. But they must have those 200 million people hidden away in California or something, because I just can't find them anywhere.

Silly liberal...EVERY president's approval numbers are high when he first takes office. But in this case, I think Obama could barricade himself in the White House with the entire nation surrounding it, with the Marines standing by to storm the place and drag him off for impeachment...and the media would say that millions of people are swarming to Washington to try to see him.

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There they go with poll numbers again. But they must have those 200 million people hidden away in California or something, because I just can't find them anywhere.

Silly liberal...EVERY president's approval numbers are high when he first takes office. But in this case, I think Obama could barricade himself in the White House with the entire nation surrounding it, with the Marines standing by to storm the place and drag him off for impeachment...and the media would say that millions of people are swarming to Washington to try to see him.

Hey, leave the Corps out of it. Though I'd re-enlist for that. Laugh

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I figured the Marines would be better suited to the job than the Air Force for that scenario. I love the Air Force, but when it comes to pulling someone out of a hiding place, all you have to do is compare how grunts got Saddam vs how pilots got Zarqawi. The Air Force still hasn't perfected a GBU that can go through a window and capture someone.

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I guess when you have multi-million dollar jets with guided missiles that probably cost twice as much, you don't need grunt tactics. I'd be scared.

Laugh

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Uh oh! more proof the whole country hates those Dems and Obama, what a disaster that stimulous fight was.

http://www.gallup.com/poll/114670/Congress-Approval-Rating-Jumps.aspx

Danger, do not read, it's all a communist plot.

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Uh oh! more proof the whole country hates those Dems and Obama, what a disaster that stimulous fight was.

http://www.gallup.com/poll/114670/Congress-Approval-Rating-Jumps.aspx

Danger, do not read, it's all a communist plot.

Lies, lies, lies, I tell ya!

On a serious note, one of my 'best' friends who've I've referenced before and works for the State here in Colo. in a mid level management position with DOC. Pretty much agrees with Democrat stances on the economic issues across the board. However, he's a staunch 'evangelical' and is worried about the gays 'insidious' influence in our country and thinks religion should be infused with Gov. If it weren't for these views he'd vote democrat, but religion keeps him in the rethug party. sad

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