Which policies in 2012 will sway your vote?

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Which of these issues could sway your vote?

  1. Obama, becasue Mitt will invade Iran

    1 vote(s)
    7.7%
  2. Obama, because the GOP & Ryan will kill SS & Medicare

    3 vote(s)
    23.1%
  3. Obama, to bring back the 14,000 factories the GOP moved to China

    1 vote(s)
    7.7%
  4. Obama, or else global warming will get really bad

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Obama, for fair taxes, or "only little people" will pay taxes

    2 vote(s)
    15.4%
  6. Mitt, or Obama's energy policies will destroy US economy

    7 vote(s)
    53.8%
  7. Mitt, Obamacare shows complete incompetence

    9 vote(s)
    69.2%
  8. Mitt, beacause the EPA is totally out of control

    8 vote(s)
    61.5%
  9. Mitt, to save the US dollar and our way of life

    8 vote(s)
    61.5%
  10. Mitt, because we cling to our guns and religion

    2 vote(s)
    15.4%
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  1. kyzr
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    I'm trying to keep track of which party has the better policies so that voting in November can be with conviction. I'm not seeing a clear choice yet. Its running about 50-50.

    Please add any additional policies that I missed. I know there are many, the biggest may be the explosion of the Debt when China stops lending us $0.40 of every dollar spent.

    IMHO the main cause of US problems is that too many folks are riding in the wagon instead of helping pull it. From the low-lifes getting assistance to the wealthy stashing cash off-shore, and selling us short.
     
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    Oh look! An independent! He's not made a decision yet! Everyone...........hurry! He needs to hear the reasoned, rational arguments that this forum is known for so he can make a choice in November!
     
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    Mitt, because he's NOT Obama.
     
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    Don't laugh, but IMHO there is no one worth voting for. They both suck.
     
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    And.....there it is! The undecided independent voter.........has decided not to vote. Right?
     
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    The debates this year should be REALLY interesting. The guy who wins the debates will win the election. They are both good debaters, so the better policies should win.
     
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    My top three priorities:

    1. War. I cannot support a party (the GOP) that believes it's our right or obligation to invade other countries when we get cranky. I support our brave troops, and I hate, truly hate, to see them die and suffer for the egos and ideologies of a few.

    2. Freedom of Speech. It is our greatest right, and I cannot support a party (the Democrats) that uses Political Correctness as a weapon, a bludgeon, to control the issues. We have already begun to lose this freedom, and I see no signs of this reversing.

    3. The economy. I cannot support a party that uses simplistic, two-dimensional thinking when addressing the economy and issues that effect the economy. Nor can I support a party that appears either unwilling or incapable of looking at the big picture, the long term. Unfortunately, both parties fall into this category.

    So I'm screwed. I'd prefer to vote for one of the "major parties", but in good conscience I cannot. Looking at alternate parties.

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    Both have sent soldiers to war.

    You said that Democrats threaten freedom of speech. Can you at least try to support that claim? Using political correctness as a weopon? Example?

    The economy.......simple. The GOP has no plan that hasn't already been proven to fail. The DNC understands the need to grow the middle class. That is a stark enough difference for me.
     
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    The Greens want your vote.
     
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    Holy crap.

    Let me invite you into my little brain for just a moment. Yes, it's a strange place, but this will just take a moment. When I see someone deny something that is painfully obvious, my first thought, of course, is to respond. But then that thought is interrupted by the knowledge that, if this person was willing to deny something that is so obvious before, surely they'll do it again to whatever I have to say.

    The American Left uses Political Correctness on an ongoing basis. Every day, all the time. They continue to use it because it continues to work. If you're really going to deny that, let's just not proceed.

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