Published: Wednesday, Oct. 3 2012 12:00 p.m. MDT
Sorry. Monday is for watching football and drinking beer with the guys.
I am very grateful to Professor Smith for these wise words. As I have said
repeatedly, on my blog and in other forums, this election is between two
honorable and decent men who happen to disagree on policy.
Eric,"Honorable" must mean something different to you than
it means to me. To me, an honorable man does not accept a position, whether
that position is in employment, religion or government, when his intention is to
NOT fulfill the duties of that office. Mr. Obama swore an oath before God and
his countrymen stating that he would uphold and defend the Constitution. ("I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the
Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my Ability,
preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.")Has he done that? No, he has not.He has
instructed his administration to NOT respond to any calls for help from Arizona
in protecting the borders of the United States. He has instructed his
administration to NOT uphold or defend DOMA. He has instructed his
administration to NOT prosecute illegal aliens. He has instructed his
administration to pay $49 BILLION from the public treasury to unions and to
foreign governments to "buy" G.M. without paying the bond holders who
had first claim on any funds.Look at his performance and count the
violations. That is not honorable.
Mike -- I read today that JetBlue is giving away flights to those
who's candidate looses the elcetion.Since so many or you of the
uber-right feel that America is going down the toilet, maybe you could
book a flight?I look at elections as a time to pick a new coach.After the election, we are still ALL on the same team.Trying to
teardown the "other side" is Social and Civil Suicide.In the
End, WE are all in this together.Put aside your axe to grind,
sour grapes, what have you and row with the rest of us.[Lord only
knows I had to under that Tyrant GWBush for 8 years as he torch America and
played his fiddle watching it burn]
Liberal,You are cheering for a team that I will not join. I will
not support Obama. You may not think that seizing G.M. was wrong, especially
when the unions and a foreign government profited at the expense of bond holders
who got nothing - in direct violation of the 5th Amendment that requires
government to PAY for the things that it takes from private citizens. Obama has
sold us down the river. He is not a coach. He's not even on
the team. He has made himself a king, at least in his own eyes. He dictates
and we're supposed to follow. Not on your life! Wars were fought to BUY
our freedom from people like Obama who thinks he has the right to rule by
dictate.I have supported every leader in America until Obama. I
will not support him. He has proven that he despises everything that I hold
dear. He has even dictated to organizations of religion that they WILL offer
birth control and that they WILL pay for abortions. Can't he read?
Doesn't the 1st Amendment mean anything to him? Do as the
writer recommended. Find the facts.
Mike Richards,Dude, seriously. I said Obama is an honorable and decent
man, and THAT sets you off? You have policy differences with Obama.
Period. End of story. Even your rant about him came down to absolutely nothing
more than a disagreement over policy.
Mike,Let me guess. You consider yourself a "patriot"?
@Mike Richards -- You supported every president before Obama? Even Clinton??
Really? You'd be the first far right person I know who did. Back then
Clinton was Satan's spawn. Basically any Democrat who is elected President
is deemed to be for sure the anti-Christ. The hyperbole of the right is amazing
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