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    I just recieved this from a friend, she asked me to share it with everyone I can.

    Just think about it folks.

    What would you say if I gave you 11 reasons why the elections in 2010 will
    be the most important in the history of the United States ?

    1. What if I had told you in October 2008, before the last presidential
    election, that before Barack Obama's first 100 days in office, the federal
    government would be in control of both the mortgage and the banking
    industries? That 19 of America 's largest banks would be forced to undergo
    stress tests by the federal government which would determine if they were
    insufficiently capitalized, so they must be supervised by the government?

    Would you have said, "C'mon that will never happen in America ."

    2. What if I had told you that within Barack Obama's first 100 days in
    office the federal government would be the largest shareholder in two of the
    US Big-Three automakers: Ford, GM, and Chrysler? That the government would
    kick out the CEO's of these companies and appoint hand-picked executives
    with zero experience in the auto industry and that executive compensation
    would be determined, not by a Board of Directors, but by the government?

    Would you have said, "C'mon that will never happen in America ."

    3. What if I had told you that Barack Obama would appoint 21 Czars, without
    congressional approval, accountable only to him, not to the voters, who
    would have control over a wide range of US policy decisions. That there
    would be a Stimulus Accountability Czar, an Urban Czar, a Compensation Czar,
    an Iran Czar, an Auto Industry Czar, a Cyber Security Czar, an Energy Czar,
    a Bank Bailout Czar, and more than a dozen other government bureaucrats with
    unchecked regulatory powers over US domestic and foreign policy.

    Would you have said, "Cmon that will never happen in America ."

    4. What if I had told you that the federal deficit would be $915 billion in
    the first six months of the Obama presidency - with a projected annual
    deficit of $1.75 trillion - triple the $454.8 billion in 2008, for which the
    previous administration was highly criticized by Obama and his fellow
    Democrats. That congress would pass Obama's $3.53 trillion federal budget
    for fiscal 2010. That the projected deficit over the next ten years would be
    greater than $10 trillion.

    Would you have said, "Cmon that will never happen in America ."

    5. What if I had told you that the Obama Justice Department would order FBI
    agents to read Miranda rights to high-value detainees captured on the
    battlefield and held at US military detention facilities in Afghanistan .
    That Obama would order the closing of the Guantanamo detention facility with
    no plan for the disposition of the 200-plus individuals held there. That
    several of the suspected terrorists at Guantanamo would be sent to live in
    freedom in Bermuda at the expense of the US government. That some of our
    returning US veterans would be labeled terrorists and put on a watch list.

    Would you have said, "Cmon that will never happen in America ."

    6. What if I had told you that the federal government would seek powers to
    seize key companies whose failures could jeopardize the financial system.
    That a new regulatory agency would be proposed by Obama to control loans,
    credit cards, mortgage-backed securities, and other financial products
    offered to the public.

    Would you have said, "Cmon that will never happen in America ."

    7. What if I had told you that Obama would travel to the Middle East, bow
    before the Saudi king, and repeatedly apologize for America 's past actions.
    That he would travel to Latin America where he would warmly greet Venezuela
    's strongman Hugo Chavez and sit passively in the audience while Nicaraguan
    Marxist thug Daniel Ortega charged America with terrorist aggression in
    Central America .

    Would you have said, "Cmon that will never happen in America ."

    8. Okay, now what if I were to tell you that Obama wants to dismantle
    conservative talk radio through the imposition of a new "Fairness Doctrine."
    That he wants to curtail the First Amendment rights of those who may
    disagree with his policies via internet blogs, cable news networks, or
    advocacy ads. That most major network television and most newspapers will
    only sing his phrases like state-run media in communist countries?

    Would you say, "Cmon that will never happen in America ."

    9. What if I were to tell you that the Obama Justice Department is doing
    everything it can to limit your Second Amendment rights to keep and bear
    arms. That the federal government wants to reinstate the so-called assault
    weapons ban which would prohibit the sale of any type of firearm that does
    not require the shooter to pull the trigger every time a round is fired.
    That Obama's Attorney General wants to eliminate the sale of virtually all
    handguns and ammunition, which most citizens choose for self-defense.

    Would you say, "Cmon that will never happen in America ."

    10. What if I were to tell you that the Obama plan is to eliminate states
    rights guaranteed by the Tenth Amendment and give the federal government
    sweeping new powers over policies currently under the province of local and
    state governments and voted on by the people. That Obama plans to control
    the schools, energy production, the environment, health care, and the wealth
    of every US citizen.

    Would you say, "C'mon, that will never happen in America ."


    11. What if I were to tell you that the president, the courts, and the
    federal government have ignored the US Constitution and have seized powers
    which the founders of our country fought to restrict. That our last
    presidential election may have been our last truly free election for some
    time to come. That our next presidential election may look similar to the
    one recently held in Iran . (And maybe under review by ACORN.)


    I know - I know what you will say. That will never happen in America .


    Hopefully you realize the significance of taking the census away from the
    Commerce Department and placing it under the White House, where Acorn has
    been given broad authority to manage it.

    If we don't do everything in our power to stop this madness in 2010 and
    2012, may God have mercy on our soul as a country.
     
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    12) What if the alleged opposition party was full of such contemptible, waffling, hypocrite turds, who wouldn't know a principle if it fell on them, had esconsed themselves as the only "viable alternative"?
     
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    I agree. I don't think it matters to which political party you belong to, or what political party any incumbent belongs to, the incumbents need to be voted out of office in the next election cycle that they have to run for office in. I truly do believe that the Republicans are going to take over both houses of Congress in the next election. Even with this being said, if you are an incumbent, you need another career path. You're fired. That goes for Republicans too. Time for some new blood and new ideas.
     
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    THAT... my friend... may only come by way of revolution. We've tried to clean up Washington with the vote before, and it's never helped. It doesn't seem to matter who you vote up there. They get up there and get indoctrinated into the "good ole boys club" and they completely forget what it was they promised to do on the campaign trail.
     
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    I still can't believe Obama let GM out of their environmental obligations to the nation, enabling them to shed hazardous sites in bankruptcy. The new GM now has NO legal obligation for the cleanup, that debt now shifted to you. I don't think folks realize the depth of that cleanup, and I'm not sure GM is the only concern. I have no idea why the media won't hold Obama accountable for this crime and selling us out. Republicans no better, where are they in this mess? Both Parties are corrupt as hell, too bad.
     
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    1. What if I told you he would stop a panic in the financial markets and move us out of the worst recession in 70 years?

    2. What if I told you he would rescue America's auto industry?

    3. What if I told you he would revive America'a once proud reputation around the globe?

    4. What if I told you he would put an end to TORTURE?

    5. What if I told you he would reverse environmental policies that put our country back 30 years?
     
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    And what if we told you that you are re spouting off election talking points with no basis in fact whatsoever
     
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    Feeble comeback, I must say...

    Prove me wrong
     
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    I'd notice that you're a hack-in-the-box rube, who falls for it because the snake oil salesman telling you this hogwash has a (D) next to his name.
     
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    This administration is the absolute worst administration controlling the oval office since the Bush II administration without doubt.

    I know I am disappointed with much of what this administration is doing.

    One can only hope that eventually we'll get a real choice between Tweedle-dumb and tweedle-dumber next time around.

    Not that I'm expecting it, of course.

    We need to make radical changes in policy and that's not going to happen because the changes we need run counter to the wishes of the masters who dominate both our parties.
     
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