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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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BigRedDog
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BigRedDog 11/04/12 - 08:13 am
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Suss? He gave Health Care

There you said it clearly just the way a good liberal would say it,"He (the omni politico) Gave health care to the needy." He didn't GIVE anything to America, he stole it right from our children's future, from our retiring workers wallets and purses, and from every man woman and child for how many generations? That is how serious this election really is to all but the halt or liberally impaired. You don't mind robbing those that have worked hard and built this great Nation your philosophy plunders. You are using your vote just like a gun in the ribs of hard working America to enrich either yourself or some liberal idealism. And it is your God given right as an American to vote for whomever you choose. But you sickin me like a theif in the night when you vote yourself bouty at the public Dole and think your so cool! Be careful what you ask for as the old saying goes and save your money cause there's hard times a coming!

Norseman
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Norseman 11/04/12 - 12:08 pm
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I just hope that when

I just hope that when President Obama is re-elected that some of you can put your energy to good use helping America, instead of trying to divide this country. Become part of the solution and not part of the problem.
Republicans, democrats, or indpendents, matters not. What matters is all of us working together to keep moving this country forward.

Having a strong leader like President Obama at the helm, we can secure our childrens future.

There is absolutely no need for some of you to continue hating your fellow Americans just because your man didn't get elected. No need to spend the next four years hating and blaming everything. Instead, be a real American citizen and do something positive for your town and country.

Volunteer, serve, but do something positive instead of lying in the recliner listening to fox news or rush limbaugh.

I am positive that President Obama will be able to achieve alot more in his next term especially if all of us are working together as Americans, and not some gridlocked, hatefull mob.

lkpomn912
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lkpomn912 11/04/12 - 02:55 pm
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exactly what

Revenge means the punishment of somebody in retaliation for harm done.
Exactly what harm have us Americans/Alaskans done to the President?

Norseman
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Norseman 11/04/12 - 05:21 pm
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wow, the bitter hatred that

wow, the bitter hatred that is apparent from some of you must make it a real pleasure for whoever has to live or work with you.

I just cannot believe that my fellow Americans would rather treat their fellow citizens, friends, neighbors, co-workers, and family members as enemies just because their man lost an election.

Seriously, some of you need to take a chill pill before you have a brain aneurism or a stroke.

Even though I am not voting for romney, I as an American will do whatever I can as a patriotic citizen to best serve my country so he and our country can succeed. I would never wish for any of my Presidents to fail. They fail, we fail.

Being a patriotic, honorable citizen that our children can look up too requires that you live by example. Whoever wins or loses, this is still America and if you are proud to be an American, than act like one. Not like some foreign enemy helllbent on destroying us like El Quidah or the taliban.

BigRedDog
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BigRedDog 11/05/12 - 06:56 am
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Health care is a Right, that's from the left

There should be a handle for folks that think of rights that they should have and it's Okay to let somebody else pay the bill to provide. We should call you O-47's for the 47% of the people who are "On the public Dole". This philosophy supports political asperations, like a couch supports it's followers. It can carry you anywhere your mind is willing to go, I somehow don't think you'll get a lot done with your hind side pasted to a couch. But with your vote you are willing to stoop to the point of making me provide free to you something I have had to work very hard to pay for myself. Do you understand what hard work is? Well I'm a third generation race horse rougneck, and I do know what hard work is all about.
You might think you talk cooler and write sharper phrases, but when it comes time to get her done you'd do well to step back and see what happens when a full tuned work horse hits the end of the of that toe bar. I've seen times when the success of entire industries rested in the harness and on the backs of those work horses who could carry the load. The big problem with your philosophy is it won't raise up that next generation of work horses we so desperately need. I was lucky enough to grow up when and where a lot of these giant work horses (we called them hands) were just hanging around to make sure things got done right.
Out on the rigs there would be 20 to 30 workers, there would be 3 or 4 that just shined on everybody. Over the years you'd hear other workers almost bragging when they said"I used to work with old YadaYada" Some of these old boys were so admired bye those they work with that it was like a badge of honor to have kept up with them 16 hr. running casing in the hole.They had the kind of stuff you hoped rubbed of on those that worked hard allong side them. And bye the way if you were working allong side some of these old boys very long you would soon be a hand. You don't get that sitting on a couch and holding out your hand. Now I am beginning to see that your hand isn't empty, I think your holding your vote like a gun to the American worker's ribs and have shown you don't mind using it if you have to!
Why that's a very deadly caliber, in't that an O-47 you have in your hand. Lookout dude that thing could take the heart right out of a country with one more shot! You talk about gun control, here is the only weapon that never misses, and you talk about auto fire! I've never heard one so they must have a silencer, and they always hit right the target. Right through the heart and wallets of anyone else that is really trying to make it bye working for a living not just mearly voting for a living. Careful now that thing is loaded, and I'm afraid it might have that Silver Bullet, and you are pointing it right at the heart of the nation I love!

Suss
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Suss 11/05/12 - 09:35 am
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Rocket boy JOAT

Rocket boy JOAT

Simply put you are wrong, to accuse me of lying, that I “fabricated”, that word really cracked me up since you come from a line of fabricators, Never once did I state everyone’s Blue Cross rates dropped. I put it to you once before and again I say put up. You did not provide proof of anything. You bring your check for $10,000.00, (a Romney-like wager) made out to MDA, to CES station one and I will meet you there and prove to you that the Blue Cross rates I posted about went down, if I do not, I write the check to your choice of non-profit. All your words are just that, words. A rent-a-fireman is not a health care professional that has credibility about Blue Cross rates.

Watchman on the Wall
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Watchman on the Wall 11/05/12 - 10:22 am
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MORE PLEASE

MORE PLEASE IS THE NORM NOW.
Or should i say MOREFREE? Except for you and me that actually did and do work for a better life thats given to Govt. dependants with theit hands out saying MORE FREE PLEASE.
Comunities us to take care of each other and help neighbors, now days we must be on guard and protect against neighbors that want what you have and will do all they can to take it so they don't have to work or care about others.

Eventually the MOREFREE PLEASE will result in NOMORE FREE for anyone and those that use to work and provide will be added to the help lines of totally dispared HOPELESS people.
Can ya say as the Chineese commercial says 'the greeks, the Romans, Great Britian and America tried to spend and bail out and tax their way out of troubles and now look at them, WE OWN THEM, THEY WORK FOR US, HA, HA, HA, THEY LAUGH.
Common sence says that it must all end some day and that day is very soon, IS IT NOT?

Watchman on the Wall
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Watchman on the Wall 11/05/12 - 04:57 pm
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Rocky

Sorry i have to answer you here instead of the post you asked me this on which got closed.
No i am not crazy, just highly opinionated and look way to far ahead of the present. I use to only consider the here & now in relation to almost everything but have realized that there is more to life than this.
I really don't want to PO people with things i say, but want them to realize that the picture most of us look at is very small compared to the whole of life.
I also wonder at times about people that don't take in the entire picture and only live for the here and now and ask are these people crazy or just blind to Plain Sight Common Sence Reality.
I will try to not be so expository about my opinions and answers to articles in the future.

freedomlibertytruth
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freedomlibertytruth 11/05/12 - 07:42 pm
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vote for 'revenge' like your

vote for 'revenge' like your leader tells you to
The bills you progressives have run up with your Chineese Credit Card to purchase fraudulent “FREE ENTITLEMENTs” is coming due for Payment.

freedomlibertytruth
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freedomlibertytruth 11/05/12 - 07:50 pm
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very interesting Clarion, you

very interesting Clarion, you delete/censure any statements against Americans made by the president, who called half of us 'enemies; yet you let your commenter norseman call conservative peninsula residents 'enemies' as such: ""Not like some foreign enemy helllbent on destroying us like El Quidah or the taliban."" (those that won't support o)
very interesting. it's perfectly acceptable and printable to degrade repukes & indies, right?
don't print the president of the United States of Americas actual words, people might really understand what he is about.

freedomlibertytruth
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freedomlibertytruth 11/05/12 - 07:57 pm
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October BHO said to Univision

October BHO said to Univision in a radio interview:
“If Latinos sit out the election instead of saying, ‘We’re gonna punish our enemies and we’re gonna reward our friends who stand with us on issues that are important to us,”
Barack Hussein Obama 2012

Watchman on the Wall
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Watchman on the Wall 11/05/12 - 09:28 pm
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Bill Moier or how ever you spell it said

The not so funny liberal Bill Moier said last night that we had all better vote for BO, or else. Billy boy said don't be stupid and vote for Romney, the blacks know who you are and where you live and they will come after you.
Can any of you see a Revolution or Civil war coming no matter if BO wins or loses? It has to be so for Americas final fall from World dominance and Soverignity as a Free People.
We are in some major troubles no matter who wins tomorrow.
If BO wins we suffer, if BO loses we suffer sooner.
Why couldn't we listen to the wisdom of OUR Forefathers that warned against People/Govts. like BO's?

Norseman
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Norseman 11/05/12 - 08:26 pm
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This time tommorrow we will

This time tommorrow we will have elected our leader for another 4 years. Hopefully, those of you so filled with hatred and anger will find some positive way to channel that energy into doing something constructive for your community, state, and country.

Watchman on the Wall
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Watchman on the Wall 11/05/12 - 09:05 pm
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Fun Sports Facts

Did you folks know that every Presidential election when the washington Redskins have lost the weekend before the election that the Incoumbant has also lost.
The only exception to this was in 2004 when Bush jr won after the Redskins lost.
Time will tell if this holds true again as the Redskins lost to the Panthers yesterday.

Suss
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Suss 11/06/12 - 08:50 pm
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SPWright, could you repeat that

phone number you were mentioning earlier this year?

Watchman on the Wall
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Watchman on the Wall 11/06/12 - 09:37 pm
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So what changed?

As i have said NOTHING WILL CHANGE.
Nothing has changed and America is STILL A DIVIDED NATION.
The only differance is exactly what i said would be and that is that BO will be unstoppable now as he drives us off that cliff.
Congrates to you who think that you have won, simple facts show that you have won nothing, but have infact hastened OUR Nations demise with your chosen messiah.
All that was decided tonight was the fact that lazy leaches want free stuff and BO promises to give it to them, for now that is. Just as the Romans made everything dependant on the govt. and fell for it, so shall America go, any day now in fact. Free is not Free and eventually Free will run out and then what?

Raoulduke
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Raoulduke 11/07/12 - 07:20 am
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comedy

One must keep in mind.The Bill Maher show is a comedy show.Which has political commentary from guests of BOTH Republican,and Democrat persuasion.The show is purposely set this way for both points of view.Remember!Bill Maher show is a COMEDY show.There may seem to be a liberal slant to the show,but the host DOES give equal time to all the guests.Yes! I am a LIBERAL Democrat,and very proud of this fact.I just can not see me as a narrow minded, tight butted,blinder wearing conservative.Who is afraid of any change.Read the definitions of liberal,and conservative.Then you will understand.Why I prefer my LIBERAL stance.

spwright
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spwright 11/07/12 - 08:19 am
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260-3691

Wed. Nov. 7th'2012

Here's the phone # you requested :

Cottonwood Behavioral Health Clinic 260-3691

& YES President OBAMA has been RE-ELECTED

Our President must find a way to Move Forward & thru the
stubborn Grid-Lock & Our DO NOTHING CONGRESS. The Worst Congress in the History of Our Nation.
That is a HUGE Challenge that MUST BE SOLVED before Christmas 2012. The Mandatory Budget Cuts are the Law of the Land & MUST begin in January 2013. No American will be spared, this will effect All of Us

SPW "Airborne"

Raoulduke
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Raoulduke 11/07/12 - 08:23 am
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credit

The Chinese credit card started with the Republican president Richard M. Nixon.You remember him .The one who resigned in disgrace for his obstruction of justice.Which President Gerald Ford pardoned for all crimes committed .One must also remember to be pardoned for crimes .You have got to be convicted of a crime.So! Gerald Ford broke the law by pardoning Tricky Dicky.These people were ALL REPUBLICANS.When Nixon went to China.Barry Goldwater referred to Nixon as a lying SOB.You can find this in old news print.Republican Politicians the thieves of the people.

Norseman
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Norseman 11/07/12 - 09:08 am
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What a happy and glorious day

What a happy and glorious day to be an American! President Obama reelected, the people have spoken!

Watchman on the Wall
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Watchman on the Wall 11/07/12 - 11:19 am
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Raoulduke

Your correct in stating that Conservatives are usually tight butted and Liberals are not, but we already knew that now didn't we with the Freedom to vote Life Styles in as supposed Freedom. Life Styles and Free stuff are not Freedoms, but actually task masters into total slavery of ALL Nations and People.
As for comedy it has now become an acceptable means of attacking any one we chose to attack, no matter who they are Race, Color, Creed, Religion, Political party and more, is that what your saying? I think not, and it's only ment to divide and conquer people with hate, greed and fear.
Yes Slick Dick Nixon did move to China, but if you'll also remember Slick Willy Billy Clinton also moved there with more stuff and his worst move was in the area of OUR National military componants and China has reversed engineered everything America has and sells it back to us and even has now ammased military tools that they will use against us and the rest of the world some day soon.
Yes there are crooks every where in politics on both sides that are working towards the same end game of a Global Citizenry.
Nixion said "i am not a crook trust me." Clinton said "i did not have sexual relations with that woman trust me." They all say trust me & we are not bending you over the Governmental control Barrel with Free stuff to keep you on the PAYROLL for votes.
One can even go to the point of JFK being killed for his desire to remove the Federal Reserve and LBJ knew about it.
We can even say that the 911 attack was also known about as Bush sat in a school room in FL and did nothing in responce to it and was not even shocked to hear of it. Military jets were scrambled from out west taking many hours to arrive instead of locally with in minutes in responce to the attacks on America.
We can even say that the supposed plane crash into the Pentagon where there was never any plane parts or other signs of contents from a plane found & it was actually a cruise missle strike that our leaders also knew about.
We could also say that the Benghazi attack was known about and more Americans were sacrificed like many others in supposed terror attacks done by militants that we give Billions of dollars to each yr to fight against others as well as Americans.
I could go on with many more such examples from BOTH parties about their CONTINUAL LIES AND DESEPTION OF AMERICANS as we move FOREWARD.
But, i will not, as just maybe my point has reached into reality of NO MANMADE GOVERNMENT IS TRUSTWORTHY AND ARE ACTUALLY MENT FOR CONTROL AND DISTRUCTION FOR THAT DESIRED GLOBAL UNION.

Thanks for sharing with me your opinion and even though we don't agree i'll still listen and responde to your Liberal views as a tight butted Conservative that does not have Rose colored glasses on, nor blinders, but can with my simple mind see reality at work for a Global control & Dependance of ALL.

radiokenai
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radiokenai 11/12/12 - 08:51 am
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Don't WHINE to me...
Unpublished

YOU PEOPLE VOTED him in office, YOU deal with him!

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