Honorable opposition or dishonorable?

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    It seems the Republican establishment is focused on bringing the Obama Administration down - no matter what the consequences. At a critical time in our nations history, it seems we, as a people, ought to pull together and not apart.
    Yet many of you (those who post on this forum) choose to continue the attack everything done or suggested by the new administation.
    What bothers me is that no counter proposals are offered and the attacks on Obama are often personal and nearly all are emotion laden.
    I don't support President Obama in lockstep, and would welcome honest and reasoned debate on the issues facing our nation. Unfortunately, there seems to be no honorable opposiition on the right.
     
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    First, if the Obama administration goes down Vice President Biden is in charge. If you think we want that, then your very much mistaken.

    Second, we are asking questions that are critical for our nations future. You see, we dont want our nation to be fundamentally change. We want our Republic to be restored and the Constitution to be restored. Most, if not all, of Obama's policies are geared toward a totalitarian take over of our nation. We dont want that.

    If you want us to support Obama, have him support good policies. Forcing through 1000+ page bills that no one reads by scaring people into thinking there is a crisis is not good for the Republic. What kind of sane person would think it was?? Having avowed communist radicals write bills is not good for the Republic. Government take over of private industry and financing is not good for the Republic. Nationalizing the health care industry is not good for the Republic. And as someone who has some medical problems, i have no desire to make the system work with Obamacare.

    Im not going to support policies that are bad. I am never going to do that. I've been against these things for the past 10 years. I am not going to suddenly support them because you think i need to support Obama. If you want unity, stop trying to force bad policy on the people and get the hell out of their lives. You'd be surprised what we will do then.
     
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    Failed OP premise.

    The republicans are no opposition....They're appeasers and enablers.

    And right now, they have no power whatsoever to stop anything the kook left wants to press.
     
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    I am afraid you are right
     
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    Exactly. The Democrats hold the Majority and could've done this sans Republicans.

    The reason they haven't is that the people are angry with what they're doing. And that in of itself sent a red flag to them for fear of their jobs.

    Will they stop? Certainly not. They'll repackage, rename legislation without changing it's core premise. This is where we need to be vigilant.
     
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    Having the majority doesn't mean anything in the Senate, where the minority can just filibuster anything that moves.
     
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    still a total phoney after all these years.....................:clap2::clap2:

    s0n...........you spend 8 years personally attacking George Bush and calling the 2000 election "stolen". So please.................

    Lets face it............the 21%ers simply are in the midst of a mental meltdown over the historic slide of the annointed one!! Thus, what you invariably get from the k00ks is "no idea's"......."no counter proposals" talking points = fail.

    Who gives a rats ass really.........even Rush Limbaugh said months ago that these dolts would way overplay their hand............and sure enough. The k00ks can never help themselves.........and hey, politically, we on the right will take it!!!:lol::lol:



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    nobobody buys your "honest reasoned debate followed by your backhanded slap at the opposition" get yerself a new line padner.. that dog don't hunt! :lol::lol::lol:
     
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    And when the democrats tried for the last 8 years to pull Bush down, did you feel the same way? Or was THAT different?
     

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