Hoping for the worst

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  1. MaggieMae
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    As I scan through some of the threads today, posted by the usual vicious extremists, I'm getting the sense that these people are actually eager for another al-Qaeda attack on American soil, one that would do as much devastation as 911, just to "prove" that Obama failed to prevent an attack, as was alleged personally against Bush in 2001--just to get even.

    Short of reviewing the entire background of events leading to the attacks of 911, there was a lot that wasn't known on a large scale about the capabilities of terrorists pre-2001. But before it happened, I can't think of anyone who was hoping such an attack would happen just because they didn't like George W. Bush.

    I get the impression that some so-called "Americans" who post here would just love for the economy to totally tank, so they can then laugh and high-five their fellow jerkoffs that the whole thing is Obama's fault.

    They gleefully post how bad retail numbers are, how unemployment keeps rising, and pooh-pooh any of the encouraging barometers. These negative arm-chair politicos don't want to know anything about the history leading up to the economic crisis nor admit that it was years in the making. They constantly see the glass as half-empty and pray that it stays that way, just so they can blame Obama, period.

    Is that what you people believe it means to think like an American these days? Our ancestors who forged this country through thick and thin and weathered all sorts of threats from foreign enemies and economic downturns are turning in their graves over the current ATTITUDES of so-called "Americans" whose only desire for America is to tear it down.

    Well I'm one American who thinks that YOUR version of what it means to be an American makes me sick to my stomach.
     
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    I think you miss read their opinions then. The way I see it, is that with each news article posted with "bad" issues relating to the economy or the safety of the country are just posting as a "I told ya so" moment rather than "I'm happy this happened" moment.

    -TSO
     
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    It's shocking that the opposition would make note of these items, especially on a political message board. It's quite a leap though to suggest they are eager for another terrorist attack.
     
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    links?
     
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    I need links? Just read Page 1 of Current Events or Politics.
     
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    which posters specifically did you have in mind? links would be helpful.. or are you just generalizing in your paranoid mind???
     
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    Continuing to post on poor retail numbers, employment/unemployment rates, economic trends, etc. isn't "Hoping for the worst in America," it's merely showing people that life isn't cotton candy, bunnies, and rainbows all day long. Reality has to be faced sooner or later.
     
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    I don't think either you or SuaveOne has been contributing to this board long enough to know what I'm talking about. It's tantamount to knowing someone as just an acquaintance and believing him/her to be just a nice person with an opinion, to really getting to know a person and discovering he has a vicious motive and agenda after all.
     
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    that's why it's important when you make accusations like what you have just made is to provide the direct quotes, and links.. we shall wait..
     
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    I personally think Obama and his policies will lead us to ruin. Therefore, I post why I find that to be the case and point out guideposts to that end. It would be nice to sway the opinions of some loyalist Obamites and change direction while we still have time. Instead we get excuses and socialist crap. Just one person's view, take it for what you will.
     

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