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Yes 19 61.29%
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Old 05-18-2016, 12:34 PM
 
Location: Center City, Philadelphia
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Why not? The economy is far better than when he took over; more people have health insurance than in decades; we have regulations governing Wall Street that we didn't have before; we have sound climate change policies; etc, etc.

All the things the GOP tried to scare voters about Mr. Obama ended up being wrong. That's why Mr. Obama has a high approval rating.
and by all accounts we are going to improve on a number of things, especially if turn out is good and congress can shift back the other way!
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Old 05-18-2016, 12:36 PM
 
Location: Long Island, NY
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I would like a Sanders/Trump ticket as well...
Donald Trump, who, in spite of what he tells you, is all for concentration of wealth in people like him and low taxes on those same people. Trump's view are antithetical to Bernie Sanders who wants high taxes on the wealthy and wants to reverse the 35 year income inequality trend.
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Old 05-18-2016, 12:51 PM
 
Location: Georgia
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Why not? The economy is far better than when he took over; more people have health insurance than in decades; we have regulations governing Wall Street that we didn't have before; we have sound climate change policies; etc, etc.

All the things the GOP tried to scare voters about Mr. Obama ended up being wrong. That's why Mr. Obama has a high approval rating.
I don't want to debate you. I personally believe Mr Obama is a very confused man doing satans bidding. Make fun of me if you like.
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Old 05-18-2016, 02:49 PM
 
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Why not? The economy is far better than when he took over; more people have health insurance than in decades; we have regulations governing Wall Street that we didn't have before; we have sound climate change policies; etc, etc.

All the things the GOP tried to scare voters about Mr. Obama ended up being wrong. That's why Mr. Obama has a high approval rating.
Oh here we go. How do you see Obamacare, that allows insurance companies to steal from people to pay for you as justified. I'm sick of paying for baby mommas that can't keep their legs closed.
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Old 05-18-2016, 02:54 PM
 
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Why not? The economy is far better than when he took over; more people have health insurance than in decades; we have regulations governing Wall Street that we didn't have before; we have sound climate change policies; etc, etc.

All the things the GOP tried to scare voters about Mr. Obama ended up being wrong. That's why Mr. Obama has a high approval rating.
Obamacare is blowing up as we speak. It's in trouble in Arizona with some areas down to one health care company. No competition and prices going threw the roof.
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Old 05-18-2016, 03:38 PM
 
Location: Florida
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I get that people who are here illegally are taking jobs from citizens, which is a problem. But should Trump manage to deport these 10-11 million people, will unemployed Americans suddenly have jobs? I live in a town with a large number of undocumented workers. Local contractors pick them up for projects, pay them cash, off the books, probably not close to what a citizen would get. Will these employers be willing to shell out higher wages once they need a new source of labor? I would be surprised.

And I'm not saying it's right, it's not. But addressing one aspect of a problem will not resolve the whole thing. If there wasn't plentiful work, even lousy work, they would not come here.
They are getting paid much better than they used to. They work off the books and get overtime pay. They can get paid less than an American because there women have anchor babies and get free housing,medical ,food and heat vouchers. They do better than Americans.
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Old 05-18-2016, 03:54 PM
 
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And Hillary has policies? Hers are for sale to the highest bidder and subject to change for your vote.

Is she a moderate, lean left or a pure socialist? Is she speaking with a Black accent and carrying hot sauce in her purse ?

Her policies will depend on who she's asking for their vote.
I don't know why the hot sauce comment has drawn such a response. I live in Los Angeles. Lots of women around here carry hot sauce in their purses. I do. The companies even make small size bottles to put in your purse. Why do women carry hot sauce? Because, if you eat at fast food restaurants, they usually don't have the most popular hot sauces around. They have packets of their own brand -- which are usually made for Midwestern tastes and don't taste like the more popular hot sauces.
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Old 05-18-2016, 03:55 PM
 
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I get that people who are here illegally are taking jobs from citizens, which is a problem. But should Trump manage to deport these 10-11 million people, will unemployed Americans suddenly have jobs? I live in a town with a large number of undocumented workers. Local contractors pick them up for projects, pay them cash, off the books, probably not close to what a citizen would get. Will these employers be willing to shell out higher wages once they need a new source of labor? I would be surprised.

And I'm not saying it's right, it's not. But addressing one aspect of a problem will not resolve the whole thing. If there wasn't plentiful work, even lousy work, they would not come here.
First of all---this has been pointed out many, many times on and on ad nauseum --- No one is talking about rounding up millions of illegals (there are far more than 11 million, btw). Just make life so difficult for them that they will leave on their own accord. Make E-verify the law of the land and run everybody in the workforce through it to weed out those 8 million no-match SSNs in the workforce. Finally close that despicable loophole that says it's okay if someone uses your SSN as long as they don't use your name with it. Make sure that illegals can't tap into any welfare freebies (and they do this once they birth an anchor baby). Speaking of anchor babies, put an end to the anchor baby/birth tourism fiasco once and for all. If illegals can't find work or tap into welfare programs, they will leave on their own accord. Would you stay someplace if you couldn't find work or get welfare?

And, yes, if the illegals are weeded out of the workforce, unemployed Americans will have jobs. Back before Obama was president, when ICE was allowed to to their jobs and raid companies, Americans would line up the very same day of the raid to apply for those jobs---some even drove 40 miles just to apply.

I would never hire a contractor who admitted to picking up illegals to work on projects. Sleazy contractors who pick up illegals and pay them under the table, thereby not paying their taxes (on both ends of the transaction) put honest contractors out of work. Honest contractors who are licensed, bonded and fully insured can't compete with sleazy contractors.

So, yes, with illegals out of the picture, sleazy contractors will have two choices; 1) Clean up their act and adhere to the law or; 2) Go out of business. If they choose #2, then their business is a diseased one that needed to die.
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Old 05-18-2016, 07:22 PM
 
Location: Long Island, NY
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Oh here we go. How do you see Obamacare, that allows insurance companies to steal from people to pay for you as justified. I'm sick of paying for baby mommas that can't keep their legs closed.
Oh man, what an ignorant post. The amount you pay for maternity care is negligible but I know that you feel you need to be outraged about something.

"Insurance companies stealing from you" -- because we know that insurance companies provide nothing for the money we pay.
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Obamacare is blowing up as we speak. It's in trouble in Arizona with some areas down to one health care company. No competition and prices going threw the roof.
I wish you conservatives would get your stories straight. Is Obamacare a rip off for the insurance companies "stealing" from us or are insurance companies going broke from Obamacare? Make up your minds.
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Old 05-18-2016, 07:26 PM
 
Location: Corona
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Sure it does. I have watched him over the years and I have more confidence in him than the CO and cankles.
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