Republicans, give President Obama a fair shake.

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    I know that we are disappointed by the outcome of the presidential elections, but we should also keep in mind that the majority has spoken.

    Many of us have been put off by the behavior of the far left for the last 8 years, but I for one have no intention of emulating that behavior.

    They say that imitation is the highest form of flattery. That is a flattery we should choose not to bestow.

    Give President Obama the benifit of the doubt. Lead by example.

    Whether you are a believer like I am, or not...the wisdom of Jesus can be admired by all:

    'A new commandment I give to you, that ye love one another; according as I did love you, that ye also love one another'

    - Jesus Christ as recorded in the Book of John, Chapter 13, Verse 34.​
     
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    Like I said, his acceptance speech sounded great. If he plans to govern as a moderate and to get things done that will satisfy both sides of the aisle, he'll earn my support. If he pushes left-wing agendas and forces out the opinions of the minority, he's no better than the last eight years. First and foremost he MUST stand up to the likes of Pelosi and Reid. Those two are on a highway straight to hell and they're taking this country with them.
     
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    I agree, I'm only saying we should keep an open mind, not be mindless sheep.

    It's our turn to be the opposition party, we have a choice to keep it civil exchange of disagreement or take a page from the far left.

    I choose civility.
     
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    I'm not part of the opposition party. I'm an neutral observer and overall skeptic to politics in general. I don't believe Obama anymore than I believe the next guy, and what Obama has said in the past did not impress me.
     
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    Nor I. I'll wait for action before I judge. So far he sounds like a black baptist preacher. He can quit politicking now and tell us all about the details of thing change he is offering. and please--no more tax BS.
     
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    I always respect your civility. But I'd remind you that if you'd like to talk about incivility, I'd have to direct you to Karl Rove and his push-polling of John McCain; and the lovely folk like rush limbaugh and annie coulter who thinks presidential candidates should be killed in terrorist attacks for disagreeing with her perverse political views.

    The dems are wusses compared to the right.
     
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    Well said. We have an obligation to actually support the Presidents actions so long as it doesn't compromise your personal core values. That doesn't mean that you have to agree. It does mean that if you disagree you should offer a workable solution.
     
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    lol,, it always ends up with the Republicans pulling back their bloody stumps Missourian. I could have told you that!
     
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    Come on Jillian, Its time to move forward. You have your Presdident. We are now the opposition party. You own the White House and Congress. Lets move on.
     
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    I'll give President Obama the benefit of the doubt right now, I hope he does great. But I'm still going to watch him very closely.
     
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