I must have fallen into another dimesion. I'm agreeing with MidwestMom and
I'm puzzled as to why this article appears in the "Family" section
of the newspaper. Still, taking advantage of the confusion, I must
say that the article made me think of the Christian teaching that donations
should be made "in secret" , not publicly, and that the
"widow's mite" means more to deity than the large donations of the
wealthy of any, or no, pollitical stamp.
Y Ask Y,Way to continue the criticism train.Personally,
I wouldn't care if someone used warm water. An arbitrary social rule has no
importance when trying to help people. Furthermore, Mitt Romney is an
intelligent human being who loves and breaths like the rest of us. If you
can't respect something because he's involved, that says more about
you than him. Find as many republicans judging a president illogically as you
want, but that doesn't justify you in doing the same thing.
@65TossPowerTrap"Romney lost and Obama won..." and America
and the rest of the world also lost.
regardless of your political leanings, i'm soooo grateful that this much
money is being raised for ALS. my grandmother passed away from it 14 years ago.
it's a nasty, debilitating disease. with this kind of attention, a cure may
be found so that none of my children need fear dying from it.ps. ice
cubes are a good indication that the water is somewhat cold. :>
@Mick. I do not care that democrats or republicans voted to go war in Iraq. They
were all wrong back then and are still wrong now. I was never for going to Iraq
because they did not attack us and I knew that it would do more harm than good.
As far as the wars never being paid for, they have not been paid
for. There has not been any sacrifice by the American public other than by the
families who have lost loved ones or who have had injured service members return
home.A tax and spend liberal is at least more honest than a borrow
and spend republican.
Yes, politicians who do their charitable donations in public are only trying to
promote a cause ... their own.
I should have added.Kudos to Mitt for participating.
I would never advise a sitting president to do something like this.
Irrespective of how we vote, the dignity of the office requires something else.
Donation is perfectly acceptable in this case.
Shaun-Actually the vote to go to war with Iraq was passed in 2002
and called the "Iraq Resolution." And there were several democrat
senators who signed it. Chuck Schumer, Hillary Clinton, Harry Reid and Joe
Biden.And we all know the president doesn't have the power to
spend money. Its congress. At least that is what you all tell us about the 7+
trillion that Obama has dumped on the debt.
Message from Princess Leah - "You are our only hope, Mitt Romney."
Abraham Lincoln didn't give up the fight and America averted destruction.
We are in a worse crisis now.
@Mick. I think most people were behind the war in Afghanistan but I do not
recall a vote to go to war for the Iraq war. Somehow it just happened without
official Congressional approval.That being said it still wasn't
65TOSS,I assume that means the 90+ senators that voted yes to go to
war at the time. Including Hillary.
I like Liberal Ted's idea so much that I want to apply it to all those who
voted for GW Bush. Those who voted for GW Bush can pay for his 3 $trillion Iraq
war debt. Seems fair to me.
VSTBountiful, UT"Barrack Obama? A party pooper!"Mitt Romney? A party for poopers.
He's just so neat! And Obama is too busy breaking laws that he can't
break because the constitution prevents him from doing so but he's doing it
anyway because he hates freedom and the constitution and he's a law breaker
who breaks the law.
To all you sore losers - Romney still lost and Obama still won. Romney seems to
have a lot of time on his hands. Maybe he should consider employment.
I wish people would do this on their lawn. Last night on the news, a high School
here had their principal and a bunch of teachers accept the challenge. They were
sitting on a bench---10' away was a lawn.
By the way, the challenge is to do the ice thing and donate 10 dollars or, if
you choose not to do it, donate 100 dollars (people are of course free to
increase donations if they want). Obama picked the latter option, so he did
still participate just not in the fun way.
Post your Ice Bucket Video in California and get fined 500 dollars for violating
the drought restriction law! Democrat Governor and Democrat Assembly and Senate!
This is the true reality of California. Don't post or you will pay!Who cares if Mitt Romney did it with Ice or not. He was in a Suit! He
did it and donated to charity. How about giving credit where credit is due. President Obama I am sure will do the Ice Bucket challenge after he gets
guidance from his advisors and the telepromtor tells him too! Leading from
@Chris BIf he'd done it you'd have said it wasn't
presidential. There's nothing he can ever do that makes you all happy.
Too bad barack wouldn't help raise a lot more awareness. CAn
you imagine how much more awareness he would have brought? TONS!President Bush did it AND donated money.Romney did it AND donated
money.Both of these men could have just donated money, but they
realized by doing the ice water challenge more awareness would be brought.Well barack?
@ riverofsunObama couldn't do it. It's against the law.
Not that a law has ever stopped him before.Run Romney Run!I would love to see legislation that takes those who voted for Obama, and let
them pay their fair share for all the wonderful ideas and policies they have
seen fit to punish us with.
Who knows whether or not there is really ice water in the bucket? And
what's the real challenge if having a bucket of warm water poured over your
head?Such a hoax.
Should President Obama chose to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Conservative
Republicans posting here, would post a number of reasons that it was the wrong
decision of him to do this.
Obama can't do the challenge. It might mess up his golf shirt and get it
dirty. And how can you get that birdie if you are shivering from cold water?