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Old 11-05-2008, 06:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Bluesbabe View Post
It would have to get a lot worse. Because things are NOT better anywhere else. And in those that may seem more "economically stable", you would find other things that you couldn't adapt to. As a good example, I know one guy who lived in Greece for awhile, and he thought life there was better but he didn't like how the country is led by its religion. He came back.

London is bursting at the seams with the crowding of immigrants (many illegal), higher cost of living than here, and higher taxes.

I worry about things, too. But you can't blame one person for the problems. I know it's easy to blame Bush, but you also have Congress, you have Wall Street, you have greed in banks that all contribute to this. And if Obama can 'fix' it within four years then I'll consider it a major accomplishment.
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Old 01-01-2009, 12:23 AM
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Originally Posted by NCN View Post
I have actually discussed it with my husband. I don't think a lot of people realize who they are dealing with when they give their support to Obama. I believe in freedom and I am not sure he knows what that is. He wants women to be free to kill, but he does not want a person to be able to defend their homes. I am not for a lot of controls except prison for uncivilized people who commit crimes. A persons home should be his castle and he should be free to defend it against intruders without fear of becoming a criminal in the eyes of the law even if a gun is required to do so.

What he was saying on TV this morning and the way he was saying it brought fear to my heart. It was global this and global that. Giving to charity is fine, but we do not need to all be equaled in monetary ways unless we do it for ourselves. Charity should be something you choose to do, not something the government makes you do. The man seems unAmerican to me. The thing that is most fearful is that he seems to really believe what he is saying and thinks he is right. We need to stay a sovereign nation if we are to remain a free country.

Being a free country is tough sometimes, but it is better than any other government.
...you have no idea what you are talking about. Just because abortion is legal, doesn't mean a women has to have one. Ignorance. He knows more about anything than you, or any pathetic republican the Republican Party can throw at us. In case you forgot, Bush and the republicans destroyed our economy. And don't start with the Democrats have been in control of congress since '06, they have a president that veto's EVERYTHING. It's kind of hard to get anything done wouldn't you say?
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Old 01-01-2009, 10:35 AM
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I am never leaving the US because other countries have it much worse than we do.
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Old 01-01-2009, 11:36 AM
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As Winston Churchill once said, democracy is the worst form of government--except for everything else.

Leave the US? Not likely. This country is my homeland!
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