Sin in haste, repent at leisure. One of the few silver linings in the dark cloud of Obama’s re-election is that millions of moonbats and Beautiful People who voted this month to continue our long national nightmare are now discovering, much to their chagrin, that they’re as screwed as all the “bitter clingers” who still go to church on Sunday. Not that it was any big secret, but it’s asking an awful lot of the dumbed-down modern electorate to pay attention to its own best interests.
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The women´s reproductive rights crowd voted against their own interest on the economy at least. How many 40 hour women will be cut back to 30 hour women as a result of Obamacare? Lot of single moms have a hard time on 40 hour weeks getting by.The fabricated war on women was never there to begin with,only some religious orgs. protesting abortion pills mostly.
You ain´t seen nothing yet! Hope the Repubs stay out of the way and let the Dems have it all, things will crash sooner and then in 2014 we could pick up lots of senate seats! Hold on to your seat belts!
Liberals will see no correlation between their whim for voting for obama and the destroyed future they will have. I´m from ma and have talked to these people and they cannot get their heads around the facts of life. Smelly, noisy business, vote it out of our town or raise the taxes because we overspent and are in debt, the business moves out, the taxes go up on them. So they repeat the process, bellyache and cannot comprehend why their town is in such financial difficulty. Hours cut because their business cannot afford obamacare? How can that be? And they ALL have college degrees. Hours cut be
I hope they rot in H---, quite seriously. And I want to add that that includes the Evangelicals in Westchester County, N.Y. (and I am sure country wide) who were told by their leaders (and who were so dull as to follow instructions) NOT to vote for Mitt Romney because he belongs to a "godless religion." So now we have a godless president visiting god awfulness on us!!!!!!!!!! (And I want to add my Libertarian friends who voted for Johnson just to feel so special and make their mark. What DID they think would happen?)
#6 is correct. Libs may suffer but they will never see the correlation with voting for O and his policies. Just like their peerless leader, they will never accept that they were wrong or admit blame. Willfully blind to reality, they will go on cursing whatever conservative scapegoat still exists.
On a positive note, just think how many new jobs will be created as more part-timers will need to be hired to take up the slack of those reduced hours. Zero can then take credit for creating zillions of new jobs. "Part-time, the new normal." Then again all those whose hours are cut may just get more part-time work filling in somewhere else. Hmmm.
I hope all the new part-time employees who voted for this mess enjoy their time off with less pay and no benefits. I suppose their next goal will be to take a holiday for the month of August...viva la France.
"...letting Obama flush the economy down the toilet was worth it, wasn’t it, to screw all those millionaires and billionaires."
A few days ago my son-in-law was telling me Fox News Channel was not fair and balanced because Sean Hannity said....so and so. I reminded him there is a difference between news and commentary. I asked if he ever watched The Ed Show, Chris Matthews, or anything on MSNBC. He said he never watched the news. So there you are my friends. He and my daughter are low information voters, voting for obama. They´re my family and I love them. I just don´t understand them.
Expecting to see the bumper stickers ... ´Don´t blame me. I voted for Romney´ or ´You wanted ObamaCare, so live with it´ or ´Maybe next time, you´ll pay attention to the REAL issues´ or ´Rich White Guy = Employment, Government = Joblessness´
I loved the election ad "Freedom to Succeed" by Thomas Peterffy, a succesful immigrant from behind the iron curtain. To bad Romney didn´t make this point! The rich will be poorer and the poor will be much poorer. Obama voters didn´t learn it the easy way now we all must learn it the hard way that Thomas Peterffy did.
For those of you who think that the moonbats are going to snap out of it, try listening to C-SPAN from 7 to 9 every morning. Just today, they were asking for callers to weigh in on whether" the states should get involved in the fiscal cliff solution" (the host´s wording). After 45 minutes of it, I gave up on the chance of just ONE caller having even a small grasp of how our constitution is supposed to work and the fact that those in the legislature actually represent the states. Many of them were for letting only the blue states participate in solving the ´physical cliff´ problem. One of my old buddies in FTR used to call it "The Nutball Hour" and for very good reason.
What effect does the increase in dividend and capital gains rate have on pensions? I know that it will affect me, as a person whose retirement is all personal investments. I don´t know the tax structure behind pensions but I doubt that pensions´ incomes in total will stay the same. Look out, retirees, they went after XOM profits which are a large part of pension investment...beware.
It has been my experience that when you face liberals with facts they want to change the subject. They find excuses for why things are so awful that are not Obamas fault. I don´t have high expectations for the View watching majority.
I agree that the vast majority of Obama voters will never see a link between their votes and economic collapse/loss of freedom. In fact, the libs and clueless are already blaming the layoffs on corporate greed. Nothing to do with Obama, Obamacare, regulations, the fiscal cliff, massive tax hikes....
One of my freinds is areal niceguy, marine in Vietnam, teacher. Voter for obama twice. Except now no teaching job, higher taxes, had to sell his investments to keep on til 65. Not gonna vote for Romeny tho, nor any repub.Oh no. Same with the Catholics. Ithink romney could have won with the Roman Catholic vote. did you ever hear the cardinals or Bps say vote this time for GOP, vote for Romeny as obama wants usto give up our faith? NO. Roman Csthoics vote Democrat even if it wells theirfaith dn theriver. Pah! Bet they get some bucks to make it alright. Dennis Prager said, being Left means never having to say you are sorry...
my liberal husband, whom i will call dagwood, thinks things are getting better!! he sees the future through a rosy prism and everything will get better because of obama! incredible, but true and not an unusual perspective here in the state of mass. my evangelical brother in law, my stupid stupid brother in law in n.h. voted for johnson. how many more of them are there? millions and from an article i read someplace, 333,000 votes over 3 states made the difference between a romney win and his loss. i believe god did allow this to happen because we are on the road to world destruction and the return of christ. my faith leads me to believe in and trust god but my worldly sense is outraged, sickened and scared for all of us.
#6 I´m quite familiar with your state, because one of my closest friends is a life-long resident of the Boston area. My friend, whose childhood home was close to the JFK boyhood family home in Brookline, which I had the pleasure of visiting several years ago, was substantial yet not optulent - just a nice 3-story home.
At one time that all seemed so charming, but now I just shake my head at how all those supposedly smart, college-educated people could be so stupid.
Fortunately my friend is in the minority of people in Massachusetts who see through all the Democrat nonsense - like you #6 - otherwise my friend and I would not have remained close for forty years.
"GOP can then push hard on ´we´ve followed this failed path..."
That´s rich...like the GOP pushed on Benghazi? Like they push on anything anymore? The GOP is NOT anyone´s savior, although it may be the only vehicle available. Its weak loyal opposition stances seem nothing more than the vacuum needed to suck up money from those willing to double down on a bunch that will not lead when it has the majority, and will not fight in the minority. As for the Tea Party...get rid of the Dick Armeys and take over the GOP starting at state level, or forever be played for suckers by that "If you´ll just send $10 today..." bunch, too.
In response to upchuck The typical 0blamer voter when he even thinks, thinks that the physical cliff is the one Pauk Ryan pushed Grandma over in the DNC ad. In Mass, the great liberal bastien where Howie works, we managed to Re-elect a congressman whose family is either in jail or should be, akennedy with no more experince than his uncle had (only the name) and aSenator from Oklahoma who lied about her heritage to get affirmative action and made millions while crying poor mouth. And oh yah, the governor unilateraly declared in state tuition for illegals after the legislature had repeatedly voted it down. I think there is no hope.
If you live in a red state and deal with normal families working normal private sector jobs, you have no idea what we rebel conservative holdouts in hyper-blue states are suffering through. These people are so clueless, so smugly ignorant, and so pathologically hateful of sane, normal conservative people that it´s impossible to adequately describe our situation. It´s like a living hell. A 24x7 insane asylum and we´re the ones deemed insane.
Here in Mexifornia, for example, my casa is now indeed their casa. And my raza is now the wrong raza. And yes, after the third diversity training workshop, we now realize we Anglos had it coming for stealing their land (after they had stolen it from the Indians, but hey...).
My advice to you lucky red-staters is to put up razorwire around your borders and do NOT under any circumstances allow any blue-staters to enter. We know we´re doomed. You still have a chance.
I belong to a non-denominational evangelical church. Politics is never spoken about in the pulpit. Everyone I know from my church voted FOR Romney and couldn´t wait to do so! So I don´t know about the specific situation that #7 is talking about, but please don´t paint us all with the same brush!!!
#45 - I echo your sentiments, living up country in WA state - We fielded some excellent candidates who had the know how to really serve their constituents - the much needed change of air after too many years of Dems having it all their own way. We probably have the second or third largest collection of blockheaded voters in the country who still love to hate GWB, who went hook line and sinker for all such side issues as gay marriage, legalizing pot, contraception, etc. ad nauseam while totally ignoring the horrendous expenses coming at us in a few short weeks; alsothe ramifications of Agenda 21[ICLEI] shutting out the much needed industry to shore up the jobs base. The nightmare continues.
There is no amount of reality that will separate a True Believer from his True Beliefs. It will be Bush´s fault, Republican obstruction, Mann-made global warming, counterrevolutionaries or any of a plethora of excuses. They will never learn.
To #47 from #7------obvioulsy there are some decent, intelligent Evangelicals around, but I can ASSURE you that this tithing, well-eduacted in a good job Evangelical I spoke of did not vote for Romney simply because of his religion, which her Evangelical CONFERENCE branded as Godless. This wasn´t just one lone pathetic creature; this was a wave of people, and she also had the nerve to wander around saying she WISHED she could have voted for Romney. And as to those Dems who are not takers and educated (and especially those who live in Mass.), they are similar in many ways. They vote Democratic, don´t bother to study the candidates, or question them.,...they just follow their star. How dumb is that! I DO hope they suffer.
Being a kook aid drinker means it´s always Bush´s fault. Previous posters are right, liberalism/environmentalism/Obama are their religion. Their bible is anything the Kneepad Media,Jon Stewart and Gawker says. The devil is evil Republicans. There is no reasoning with them. none. On election day, they smugly voted for The Won, confident America wouldn´t be going back to the 50´s.
Only we´re not going back to the 50´s, maybe we´re back to 1917, or 1939. But at least the judgmental Republicans lost, and sex and birth control are still free.
The people that stand out in my life who voted for Zero are the takers of society in one form or another. I include labor members,and federal government workers, and those work with nonprofit social service agencies who depend on whatever they can get from taxpayers. I have several family members in those categories, some by marriage. I have also worked with some of the takers in society who I know would vote for Obamacare in a heartbeat thinking it would become their salvation. These people are in general poor health as a result of obesity, but want the rest of us to pay for their poor health choices. I so want to tell them that they will become the first to visit the death panels of Obamacare. Voting for Obama has definitely effected how I will interact with these people in the future. My thoughts about them are not favorable at this point. Fortunately, all in my immediate family made the right choice even if we lost.
There was a knee jerk column shortly after the election suggesting we give Obama and the libs everything they want, vote present, so the inevitable crash will come sooner and harder and conservatives will escape the blame. This will never happen! We will always have the blame until we get up the courage to make the argument. The GOP didn´t have the votes in the first two years to stop Obamacare. Obama got what he wanted and Bush is to blame for the bad economy! Does anyone really think Obama will take the blame for anything? A leader gives the credit and takes the responsibility. Obama takes the credit and shirks the responsibility.
The PC gang has been telling everyone for decades not to discuss religion or politics in public. Why? ...Apparently because the lefties who have dominated the media/hollyweird throughout the past 40 years never want to share the, ´microphone!´
The sad result of such neglect is fracturing our society and dumbing-down our youths. Remember de Toqueville´s warning?
The Catholic hierarchy did indeed advise voters strongly and repeatedly to vote for the party that supports moral principles in agreement with Church doctrine. They did not name names but made it quite clear which party was the party of nonegotiable Christian values and which was not. EWTN masses and programs all featured voting catechesis; in addition there were frequent public interest spots. Anyone who watches or listens to EWTN couldn´t miss it, but perhaps the message didn´t always filter down to the parishes, or perhaps some people just didn´t want to hear.
I agree with the posters here from MA. Many voters up here believe that "tradition" is the thing and unless one is "educated" one simply doesn´t understand. Understanding of course,one has a minimum of an MBA from an elite school up here.
Had a conversation this past Fri.with 2 folks who stated: "we who graduated from the many excellent schools here in New England,have the responsibility to enlighten those who have not had that advantage and we seek to instill the "traditions" necessary to protecting the democracy. I believe they were saying " a degree from podunk U. doesn´t count"
Had the whole famdamily for Thanksgiving ...all but One disheartened and disgusted by the Obama vote.....
...That one, that lawschool idiot blathered on...cemented his future with the rest of us...No referrals, no recommendations...just confusion how he came to be so vacant and lacking in common sense...couldn´t hold his liquor either..
There is a lot of stupidity, selfishness and shortsightedness that led people to vote for Obama. But the factor that I worried about and no one has mentioned is fear. The MSM successfully made people fear the GOP. They will stick with the sinking ship rather than swim to the GOP lifeboat! I imagine that is how FDR kept getting elected and I worry about the same effect now.
Sorry but these stupid, single issue moonbats are ECSTATIC! Single moms get welfare out the gazoo, gays get marriage, Hispanics get amnesty, Union gets card check, environmentalists get solar power and curbs on oil, liberals get more taxes to spend and the Al Sharptons of the world get whatever their little hearts demand.
You wish, Howie. Most of them will continue blaming GW & congress´s "partisan politics" until we elect a conservative in four years.
I pray enough wake up to turn the tide in the election, however. Even some in the AP may grow a conscience & actually inform "we the people" of the awful truth about this poser in our oval office. I have faith -- in God alone now.
#59, I know the kind of people you are talking about. They don´t all come from Ivy League schools but they still have that same attitude. I have a friend who I went to high school with who lives in Colorado now. He has several PhDs and writes books and such. I believe he is also a professor. But the point is he is one of those people who feels that people like him are charged with enlightening people who are not so highly educated. He always spouts the same lies & propaganda from the left as if it were fact--including lies about how "corrupt & evil" Romney was. He also thinks Canadian healthcare is wonderful. I give him credit though for actually listening to what I say & he´s even agreed with me at times (though I´m just a lowly MBA). Still he thinks Clinton was an economic genius...gag! No, most moonbats won´t ever admit their mistakes...they´ll always find a way to blame us for the world´s woes. Look how long they kept FDR in office despite the obvious economic mess that got progressively worse.
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