What *exactly* are you afraid of?

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    Give me a specific.

    I'll give you an example. I was terrified that we would be in WWIII with Iran, dropping nukes on them, for no reason, within a year of bush's reelection.

    That was a specific articulated fear.

    Don't just say 'socialism' -

    What specifically horrible thing do you think is going to happen??
     
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    I am afraid of having another corrupt Republican or Democrat is office corrupting the people, causing war and restricting people's rights, and I am afraid how the american people can not see how the two corporate candidates are essentually the same thing.
     
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    I'm afraid that the American people will become so used to living in a peaceful, safe state that they will forget that there are bad people out there who will hurt them if given the chance, and it is not warmongering to keep those people at bay, and to prevent those people from overpowering others.
     
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    Socialist: which candidate is viable and does not pose this threat?

    Allie: Are you saying you are afraid of attacks on home soil in the next four years?
     
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    I'm afraid of 'spreading the wealth' means upon those making less than $200k. I'm also fearful of what he intends to do regarding coal, nuclear technologies. Then there are the problems with elections in general. ACORN, no parameter donations, early voting, etc.
     
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    I support Nader personally, but I don't mind Brian Moore but he is a little exteme, cause although I am a socialist I'm not a communist and I don't think that every buisness should be nationalized, I think we should simply install a more european system, but for some reason americans are extremly afraid of socialism and I think they are afriad of it cause they get it confused with communism
     
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    card check bill

    O will not get my support again in 2012 if he goes overboard for big labor.
     
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    If Obama wins I am afraid our economy will be shattered and we will drop into a Depression. His tax plan and his new spending plans all point to JUST that. Further he intends to FORCE price increases across the board on energy and other infrastructure costs in order to force us to change our "behavior". He is a disaster waiting to happen.
     
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    Afraid and fear are not the words I would use in terms of myself.

    My concerns are:

    1. Increased taxes. Not just the one's he's already promised but more to come.
    2. Huge increase in social programs most of which don't work anyway.
    3. Government welfare in the form of checks to those who pay no Federal income tax.
    4. No real solution to energy independence.
    5. Left wing educational programs that do no concentrate on the "three Rs".
    6. More empowerment to school unions. Less choice for parents.
    7. Judges who legislate from the bench.
    8. Suppression of Freedom of Speech (not to mention the free market place) through the "Fairness Doctrine".
    9. Screwing allies such as Columbia.
    10. A "Civilian National Security Force" whatever the hell that is.

    How's that for a start?
     
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    Obama will have free reign if the Democrats control Congress. The markets do far better when Republicans control Congress. Considering the fact that the economy is doing poorly, this could have a devastating effect on America and the world. Additionally, Democrats are known for curtailing 1st and 2nd Amendment rights. For example, the Fairness Doctrine is a clear attack on the 1st Amendment, yet Congress may be able to pass it if they have a super-majority. Their attack on the 2nd Amendment is legendary.
     
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