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Begich record mirrors Obama's

Posted: October 25, 2012 - 8:24am

Senator Begich’s ideas as noted in “Voices of Alaska” (Oct. 18) for budget cuts are miniscule as they relate to the trillion dollar deficits the Obama administration incurs every year. His track record as Mayor of Anchorage parallels that of President Obama. Under his administration taxes increased substantially and he left the city of Anchorage with a twenty million dollar shortfall.

As an idea, why not work toward collecting the twenty-three billion dollars General Motors owes the government. The United Auto Workers should be glad to take home less income to do this as a nice gesture to thank Mr. Obama and Begich who gave them sixty percent of the company during their negotiations. Perhaps he should suggest to the President to talk to the Ford people who survived without the big handouts. That might prevent future giveaways.

He cites smart investments in education, infrastructure and energy but factually our grade and high schools have continually received more money while test scores over the last decade receded. The infrastructure program of the current administration was a total failure and the government lost ninety billion dollars in its venture into alternative energy.

Almost everything our Senator says is the same pitch the Obama administration preaches but the fact is they have failed miserably. A junior senator’s suggestions even if fully implemented would do little to reduce the deficit. We cannot add seventeen million people to the food stamp program and continue the trend of government activity to more and more welfare. We need to send Mr. Obama on his way back to the Windy City.

Check Mr. Begich’s voting record in the Senate. He is constantly supporting the Obama position and his entire article sounds like a speech by the president. I can’t buy his tale.

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Watchman on the Wall
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Watchman on the Wall 10/25/12 - 10:01 pm
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Good article and very true too

I'm glad to see that your not Duped by one of the Super Duper Duper Obama's apprentice Dupers, Begich.
This President is the GR8est hoax on America ever and i too am amazed at how supposed Good Alaskans/Americans can continue to preach this False Prophets claims of hope and change to believe in when all we have done is plummet downward as a world power, both militarily and economically under his Falsehoods of total deception ment to destroy all hope.
The OBAMANATION OF DESOLATION is almost complete and we will never recover as any simple minded person thats even close to being as sharp as the edge on a finely toned ballbearing can see, NEVER RECOVER.
YET THEY CONTINUE THE LIES TO THE BITTER END, JUST AS IN THE SHAMEFUL BENGAZI, LIBYA DEATH OF 4 AMERICANS BLAMED ON A VIDEO, REALLY?
ARE WE REALLY THAT STUPID OR ARE THEY TO THINK WE ARE AND KEEP SHOVELING THIS BS ON TOP OF US ALL?
THE CAPS MEAN I'M MAD THIS TIME OF ALL THIS MUSHROOM FOOD THEIR FEEDING US NONSTOP.
I CAN SEE JOE BIDEN NOW SAYING, HAY BO, THEY LIKE IT, FEED UM MORE, and Begich is helping do the shoveling as fast as he can while saying open wide it's feeding time.

freedomlibertytruth
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freedomlibertytruth 10/25/12 - 11:31 pm
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Agreed, Francis E. McGurgan, well done.

Agreed, Francis E. McGurgan, well done.
What they are doing is willful and intentional with purpose;
The collapse of a free society of prosperous productive Capitalist Americans.

Look into the Cloward/Piven theory. The teachers & mentors of Democratic leaders like Hillary Clinton & Barack Hussein Obama. { Socialists Francis Fox Piven & Richard Andrew Cloward from Colombia University.}

leewaytooo
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leewaytooo 10/26/12 - 02:06 am
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repukes only complain about

repukes only complain about the debt when they are not the ones controlling the purse.

repukes run up the debt thru no bid contracts to their
b buddies.

then their b buddies take their profit thru "dividends"

there can only be one definition of the word "income"

either we are all "equal" under the law, or as repukes

would have it, "just me me me", like pigs squealing

at the trough.

repukes the party of lies, liars and hypocrites

with the misting romenemy spewing lies from both ends.

Watchman on the Wall
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Watchman on the Wall 10/26/12 - 06:09 am
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leeway2 welcome aboard

Welcome aboard this sinking ship leeway2, as it does appear you have all the qualifications needed to join our Repuke ranks with your continual rants.You might even be an Admiral on our sinking ship that your going down with just like everyone else, no party lines observed as we all sink.
So keep squealing out your qualifications to join our lying crew little porker and practice your Babyback stroke because your MEMEME pork butt is hitting that water just like all of ours is, and real soon too because we have hit that Economic Reef and have a NATIONAL SINKING SHIP that can't be fixed.

Norseman
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Norseman 10/26/12 - 07:04 am
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Put the blame where it

Put the blame where it belongs. The blame belongs on the Republicans for failing to cooperate in any sense of the term with the democrats.
During Presidents Obamas inaugration, the top Republicans had a meeting and stated they would NEVER vote yes on ANYTHING that the Democrats proposed. Nothing, Nada, Never.....
When you have the Senate majority leader state on National television that the Republicans goal is to make the President a one term President by doing everything necessary to make him fail is where the real blame lies.
Rush Limburger stated "I hope he fails" the first day the President was in office. That is something I expect from the taliban, not an American citizen. Why would any American want their leader to fail? That means we all will fail. And by the Republicans playing that same game, we all have suffered because of it.
Look at the track record of congress and the senate. They are completely polarized. How in the world does anyone even think we can govern this country with such divisevness?

No one, I repeat no one can succeed in this country if one party REFUSES to work cooperatively to solve problems.

Senator Begich has stated that we as a nation need to be able to compromise and work together. What is wrong with that? Instead Republicans state No, we will not work together.

You can rant and rave all you want blaming any individual but the real problem is much bigger than that. Anyone who has a real job, has a family, and is married, knows only to well that there must be working together and some compromises along the way to have any type of a healhthy growing future.

If Romney gets elected and the Dems do the same tactic, we all will still lose. This needs to stop or else our country will be so polarized that nothing, I mean nothing will ever get passed. That my friend will propel us to the back of the line.

Politicans need to focus on doing what is right for America and quit catering to the special interest groups, the super pacs, the lobbyists, and worrying about being re-elected.

I am voting for President Obama. I am an undeclared Independent voter. If Romney does win the election, I wish him the best. I do NOT want him to fail. I do NOT want the Democrats doing the same thing to him that the republicans did to the present administration.

At least Senator Begich is trying to reason with his collegues by promoting a bi-partisan working relationship. Keep up the good work Senator!

Watchman on the Wall
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Watchman on the Wall 10/26/12 - 09:07 am
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DEMOS had total control and DID WHAT?

YEPPER! It's the Repubs fault because they had no control of anything yet are blamed because the Donkeys could not even agree amoung themselves to get-r-done for BO.
In the words of Ron "Tater Salad" White the comedian, "YOU CAN'T FIX STUPID." Then there is Bubba Gumps momma's common sence as well of "STUPID IS AS STUPID DOES."

spwright
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spwright 10/26/12 - 10:53 am
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WOW !

Fri. 10/26/12
Norseman, WOW ! A UNDECLARED THAT ACTUALLY VOTES ! Now That's Saying Something !

Yes we are the very small minority of Alaskans that will Vote for President Obama. We are the few & far between.

Take Care & Stay Warm Retiree SPW "Airborne"

lkpomn912
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lkpomn912 10/26/12 - 12:16 pm
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As long as you are a

As long as you are a 'minority' in Alaska it will remain a decent State to live in.

You benefit from & enjoy the good life here in Alaska that the majority of Independents & Republicans support.

You don't move to Detroit, Chicago, New York or LA for a reason.

gfds98765
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gfds98765 10/26/12 - 12:26 pm
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When you succeed in turning

When you succeed in turning everyone in Alaska into a WELFARE, FOOD STAMP, ENTITLEMENT slug, Alaska will also decay into degradation & third world living conditions.

Liberals are ‘Straining at gnats and swallowing camels.’

(you don't want to live in liberal big 'blue' Anchorage either, do you?) no surprise there, it's a suburb of LA.

freedomlibertytruth
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freedomlibertytruth 10/26/12 - 12:46 pm
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undeclared Independent voter.

“””I am voting for President Obama. I am an undeclared Independent voter.”””

Come on….You’ve never voted for a Republican or Independent presidential candidate in your life,
(and you’ve bragged about it haven’t you or are we hearing things)

freedomlibertytruth
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freedomlibertytruth 10/26/12 - 12:55 pm
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Begich record mirrors Obama is accurate

Beggie is full-blown submitting obeying democrat party liberal.
Be proud, say it loud. Barack Hussein Obama mmmm mmmm mmmm

gfds98765
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gfds98765 10/26/12 - 01:24 pm
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Begich supports this spending right?

Begich supports this spending right? liberal social justice, redistribution, leveling the playing field.

The U.S. spent over $60,000 per family in Welfare Entitlements last year. Each household got Sixty thou to spend on themselves, tax free.
The calculations are from the Census, the Office of Management and Budget, and the Congressional Research Services. Non-partisan data base evaluations.

Watchman on the Wall
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Watchman on the Wall 10/26/12 - 02:04 pm
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It's like a FRANK-ENBUDGET-DEBT STORM

Complete out of control spending by all government workers that have become monsters and will not obey their masters, WE THE PEOPLE.
This monster FRANK-ENBUDGET-DEBT STORM must meet it's end and it will either from creditors or a global economic melt down, either way this will cause much suffering and pain to all citizens no matter the party before it does die.

spwright
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spwright 10/26/12 - 02:42 pm
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Obama Bashers 10/26/12

Fri. 10/26/12
Here is a very important phone number that You will need in the near future :

Cottonwood Behavioral Health Clinic 260-3691

You need to Call ahead & make arrangements for ANGER MANAGEMENT sessions when PRESIDENT OBAMA IS RE-ELECTED next month !

Now Now ! Calm down, calm down, check your blood pressure cuz You ARE ABOUT TO GIVE YOURSELF A STROKE with all of that HATE & RAGE .

I did Vote for a Republican for Governor once.
Sister Sarah Palin. That didn't work out so well for Alaska.

Retiree SPW"Airborne"

gfds98765
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gfds98765 10/26/12 - 04:53 pm
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really,seriously, you can't think of anything on your own?

really,seriously, you can't think of anything on your own?

Cottonwood Behavioral Health Clinic 260-3691
You need to Call ahead & make arrangements for ANGER MANAGEMENT sessions when PRESIDENT ROMNEY is ELECTED next month !
Now Now ! Calm down, calm down, check your blood pressure cuz You ARE ABOUT TO GIVE YOURSELF A STROKE with all of that HATE & RAGE .

demPukes only complain about the debt when they are not the ones controlling the purse.
demPukes run up the debt thru no bid contracts to their
b buddies.
then their b buddies take their profit thru "dividends"
there can only be one definition of the word "income"
either we are all "equal" under the law, or as demPukes
would have it, "just me me me", like pigs squealing
at the trough.
DemPukes the party of lies, liars and hypocrites

{ frivilous, nonsense, drone, 1960’s styly party talking points } repeated endlessly through computer cut-and-paste. true dedication to the progressive cause.
so easy to insert whatever is needed. No need to keep up on current events, local, state, national or world news. How pleasant (and lazy) to not have to think. Neru jackets, 45's, bell bottoms, hippie hair and liberal commie slogans. Smoke that dope, snort that coke, free love. keep on truckin.
you guys are interesting when you do write about something that actually exists in our time zone, too bad you can't do it more often. It causes me to think about what you are alluding to and start researching it myself.

gfds98765
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gfds98765 10/26/12 - 04:59 pm
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presidential election

read it again F L T said 'presidential' election.

spwright
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spwright 10/26/12 - 05:22 pm
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It Worked

Fri 10/26/12 gfds98765
Hook, Line & Sinker. It Worked
I knew when I wrote that message People such as yourself
would react with Hostile Rage & Anger.

You just Proved My Point, Thank You

PRESIDENT OBAMA RE-ELECTED !

SPW "Airborne"

gfds98765
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gfds98765 10/26/12 - 06:53 pm
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“Never argue with a pig,

“Never argue with a pig, you just get dirty and the pig loves it.’
(and thanks you for it)

Suss
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Suss 10/26/12 - 07:55 pm
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Obamacare to the rescue

BlueCross health insurance rates drop 12% to 15%. That saves employers and employees real dollars and that means we get a larger paycheck. Please use the money and thank your President. Myth Rmoney would repeal Obamacare and outsource healthcare to China. Those posters that are and have been in need of mental health care, you too are covered because the health care reform bill outlaws denial of insurance to those with preexisting conditions. So you see there is hope, hang in there, hold on and call the number you've been given.

lkpomn912
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lkpomn912 10/26/12 - 11:38 pm
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Ambassador Chris Stevens

Ambassador Chris Stevens Could enlighten you about what true 'anger' ‘hatred’ & ‘rage’ feel like. Raped, mutilated, dragged through the streets by armed mobs.

Jessica Lynch could explain to you about enduring real 'anger' ‘hatred’ & ‘rage’. Stabbed, raped, tortured and how she tolerated it.

It’s not name calling in the local newspaper.
Insults & false hostility are a waste of time, outside of the school yard.
Ambassador was on the side of begich hussein obama, look where it got him.

lkpomn912
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lkpomn912 10/26/12 - 11:01 pm
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if you have

if you have "POO" fling it now! begich hussein obama drones

freedomlibertytruth
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freedomlibertytruth 10/26/12 - 11:23 pm
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put on your shoes

As before, a review of the cut-n-paste propaganda posts.

“A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes” So said our illustrious American writer Mark Twain.

A propaganda slogan [or biased political lie] is short, simple, and designed for repetition and retention without contemplation or challenge.

The truth requires deliberation, concentration, investigation, verification, contemplation, rational evaluation. This takes both time and effort.

An American who is interested in the continuation of Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness must be mindful to a degree. They must not only speak their mind; but also be willing and able to listen to the rebuke that follows and formulate reasonable response for further discourse.

JOAT
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JOAT 10/27/12 - 02:58 am
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Suss, you are lying!

As a long-time member of Blue Cross, I can assure everyone that the rates have been going up by leaps and bounds over the last 3 years and continue to do so. I don't mind sharing my real numbers from my real plan as an example (my employer pays 75% of the monthly premium, the figures below are the balance that I pay):

In 2010, I paid $102 per month for BCBS health insurance.

In 2011, the price of the same plan went up to $134 per month.

In 2012, the same plan went up to $161 per month.

For 2013, I've just recieved notice from BCBS that the rate for the exact same plan is going up to $183 per month.

In other words, since the enactment of Obamacare, my health insurance premium cost has gone up 79%!!!

KenaiKardinal88
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KenaiKardinal88 10/27/12 - 04:10 am
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Begich is a liberal Democrat

Begich voted for Obama's policies and now all of America has suffered through four years of economic hell - all made worse by Obama.

In Alaska, Begich is fronted by the thug IBEW.

Begich had a liberal voting record on the Anchorage Assembly. His congressional record is no different.

Liberals like Begich are killing the American Dream and destroying Alaska's wealth.

The liberal media in Alaska cover's for Begich at every turn.

bob99507
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bob99507 10/27/12 - 08:14 am
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suss

Like all libatards if the truth gets in the way make something up.
SPW the Gallup poll out today shows Romney by 5% in likely voters.And by the way I voted so I can speak in your little world.

Suss
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Suss 10/27/12 - 08:46 am
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JOAT Is Wrong Again

Listen up you JOAT our Premera Blue Cross went down, so it sucks yours went up but you still don't pay squat for health insurance. So if mines goes downs and yours goes up, you are a liar? What you need is a better employer with better rates, or maybe a better plan with the better Blue Cross and then you could read the raise in real dollars on your pay check. We really got a laugh at your wopping $183.00 per month insurance whine, the smallest violin is playing. So suck it up buttercup, your insurance is still very affordable, be thankful and checkout Premera Blue Cross.

Norseman
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Norseman 10/27/12 - 08:58 am
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Every response after mine was

Every response after mine was riddled with name calling, personal attacks, and smears.
This is exactly the way the talk shows, the press, and the super pacs want. Get everyone hating each other to the point that nothing gets done. Go back and reread my post and you will see that the gist of it was to stop the vitirle and start working together.
Nothing will ever get done at any level if it just resorts to name calling and personal attacks.
I for one am an American, a proud American, and I want my country to succed regardless which party holds the power.
I served my country during a time of war and didn't give one hoot what political affilation my fellow soldiers were or wern't.
We worked together period.
This is what America needs to start doing.
Turn off the hate filled bs that spews from the radio and tv. Start at the community level and do one positive civic duty that will benefit your community as a whole.
If you still have more of that untapped energy, then move it up to the next level and do something at the state level.
You are either part of the solution or part of the problem.
The continued personal attacks and childish name calling belongs in junior high, not with fully grown adults.

Sooner or later Americans need to realize that your friends, neighbors, and family who have opposite political views than yours are NOT the enemy. Nothing wrong with having a strong opinion about a subject. What is wrong is when you can no longer agree to disagree without being disagreeable.

Suss
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Suss 10/27/12 - 10:26 am
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Bain Radio

All the nasty radio shows, the attack jocks and political hacks that are promoted and spew this crap come from Clear Channel and that is owned by Bain Capital which falls directly on Myth Rmoney's lap. Bain bought this platform to use these "tools" to spread the hate and cause the degenerate speech. Follow the money and you will find out who the real clear ugly American is.

Watchman on the Wall
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Watchman on the Wall 10/27/12 - 09:38 am
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Norseman I AM SO PROUD OF YOU!

Politico-Religious beliefs are no differant than the many Religions alone, they all cause division and hate to spread causing enemies that use to be family, neighbors and friends and the list goes on downward to the point of enemies.
10 MORE DAYS, 10 MORE DAYS!
I only wish i paid these low prices for insurance. I pay over $1000 a month for major medical and prescription for my wife and i, no dental, vision, just medical. I guess that one of the GR8 things of being a retired union member Huh?
If we would all be truthful about the reality of OUR National Debt which is crashing America. But, not only America but the ENTIRE WORLD'S ECONOMIES.
When America gets a economic cold, the World gets an uncureable cold as News shows in many nations as they riot from the crashing of their world and no means of support or Hope for any of them, other than the very rich.
No matter why wins in 10 MORE DAYS, THATS 10 MORE DAYS, WE ALL WILL STILL BE HANGING OFF THAT ECONOMIC CLIFF AS CHINA STOMPS ON OUR FINGERS TRYING TO BREAK OUR GRIP OF HANGING ON TO FIGHT THE INEVITABLE.
Troubles coming and we had better realize that without our family, neighbors and friends we are doomed as a State and Local community.
Be informed and don't be Duped, there is no excuse for ignorance to whats going on all around us thats in plain sight if we would just look and listen to whats happening.
If i can learn something NEW every day, so can everyone else.

Watchman on the Wall
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Watchman on the Wall 10/27/12 - 09:45 am
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Suss are you a community organizer?

I know thats a job i would like to have is a community organizer like OUR Prez. If i can come out as RICH & SUPPORTED as he is, then thats the job for me and everyone else should also go down that Yellow Golden Road.
No differance between Obama and Romney other than Romney did work for his Gold, Obama was given his as donations for service to the RICH for throwing everyone else under that Economic Bus to make the Rich Richer and the Poor, Poorer.

Norseman i voted you a Thumbs up for your last post, i think thats one of the number i can count on 1 hand of times i voted the thumbs. Very Good.

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