May 4th, 2011 - Bob-179105 said:
Unlike most of the posts here, I believe president Obama is making very sound judgements. Look what he inherited: 1) record decifits, 2) 2 seemingly endless wars and 3) a very poor "world view" of America. As he has eloquently remarked and I am para-phrasing: "turning around the economy is like a giant oceanliner, which makes subtle changes in direction, yet still driving full stem ahead toward clearer waters."
March 7th, 2009 - Christina-107357 said:
I pray that President Obama turns this country around but I don't see him moving in that direction yet. We don't need new programs. We need to cut wasteful spending and root out and stop fraud. Get money to those who actually need and deserve it. Tax dollars should not be spent on killing the innocent. Proposed abortion money should be spent on feeding, clothing, housing, and educating the families who would've been injured by an abortion instead. (Millions of children have been killed by abortions.) We need to elect leaders who are first pro-life and secondarily politicians.
Dear Lord, enlighten President Obama. Let him fully understand the evil of abortion. Fill him with the LOVE of TRUTH that can only come from GOD. Let him see the inherent value of every person's life. Make him a staunch defender of those incapable of defending themselves. Grant him wisdom, prudence and a genuine love for the people in this country. Amen. :praying:
February 28th, 2009 - George-166509 said:
Obama's socialistic proposals are very similar to Roosevelt's programs in the 1930's. Not only did Roosevelt's programs not cure the depression, his programs turned what would have been a three- or four-year depression into a ten-year depression. If Obama has his way, there will be 25% unemployment (the 1930's rate) in no time.
February 24th, 2009 - John-311053 said:
I'd love to give him a chance, but I like to think about the Nixon/Kennedy debates - when the candidates actually stated their goals and differences. I have a difference in ideology: as a democrat, he is interested in expanding government. I, however, believe in the government's (Republican OR Democratic) track record for managing things worse than any bank! No offense intended Lita, but I don't believe Obama can be a catalyst for change in the economy as long as he is intent on expanding government control. Economics starts and ends with the individual, and government expansion can only slow recovery by slowing individuals' initiative.
I think it would work better in a country that has a socialist or communist culture.
February 23rd, 2009 - Mike-370396 said:
Would any of us trust any one of our legislators, or Obama himself, to overhaul the engine in our car? Now they, (those who represent us in government) are dictating finances and auto standards, for starters, and it will expand to areas about which they know nothing.
January, 2009; when the inmates took over at the asylum.
February 22nd, 2009 - Sean-6875 said:
Obama's attempt to strengthen the economy with his stimulus package has already been tried by Franklin Roosevelt in the 1930s. It failed miserably at that time, but since the media was enthralled with Roosevelt he got away with it and many other things.
Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are condemned to repeat them.