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It's campaign season has started and here we go...

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The returns aren’t all in yet on today’s Republican primaries but President Obama didn’t wait. He kicked off his 2012 campaign against Mitt Romney with a hard-hitting speech centered on the House Republicans’ budget plan – which Romney has enthusiastically endorsed.

That plan, by the way, is the most radical reverse-Robin Hood proposal propounded by any political party in modern America. It would save millionaires at least $150,000 a year in taxes while gutting Medicaid, Medicare, Food Stamps, transportation, child nutrition, college aid, and almost everything else average and lower-income Americans depend on.

Here’s what the President had to say about it:

Disguised as a deficit reduction… it is really an attempt to impose a radical vision on our country. It is thinly veiled social Darwinism.
...although I won't be voting for Obama this year, he is right on the money with this assessment of what the GOP has in store for America.
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Just out of curiosity... From your comment it doesn't seem you will be voting for the Republican candidate either. So who will you be voting for? Or will you simply not be voting?
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...although I won't be voting for Obama this year,
Neither will I.....

And since I don't want Mitt for four years it looks like I'll have to write in someone for November.....

As far as Mitt's plan, I can see where Obama will wipe the floor with that on a national stage in an "us" vs. them format that he's very comfortable using.....

Obama can pander with the best of them......
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Default Re: The Choice in 2012: Social Darwinism or a Decent Society

Shouldn't the title be that the choice is Individual Responsibility or Social Financial Suicide?

Society can only support so many free loaders. If the free loaders out number the producers then we get failure as a whole.

Isn't that really the choice in 2012?
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Just out of curiosity... From your comment it doesn't seem you will be voting for the Republican candidate either. So who will you be voting for? Or will you simply not be voting?
I will be "writing-in", Ron Paul.
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I will be "writing-in", Ron Paul.
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Neither will I.....

And since I don't want Mitt for four years it looks like I'll have to write in someone for November.....

As far as Mitt's plan, I can see where Obama will wipe the floor with that on a national stage in an "us" vs. them format that he's very comfortable using.....

Obama can pander with the best of them......
You gentlemen might as well vote for Obama, because that is basically what you are doing voting for someone else. If Obama can get enough independents to vote for someone else, he will win. Thanks to the entitlement society he has caused with so many people depending on government handouts, he has a large built-in voting block. His only trick will be getting them to vote.
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You gentlemen might as well vote for Obama, because that is basically what you are doing voting for someone else. If Obama can get enough independents to vote for someone else, he will win. Thanks to the entitlement society he has caused with so many people depending on government handouts, he has a large built-in voting block. His only trick will be getting them to vote.
Obama's going to win no matter what we do, because the republican's have absolutely nothing to offer this country.
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Shouldn't the title be that the choice is Individual Responsibility or Social Financial Suicide?

Society can only support so many free loaders. If the free loaders out number the producers then we get failure as a whole.

Isn't that really the choice in 2012?
If by free loaders you mean the guys we are going to probably have to borrow money to give another tax break, I'm with you.
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Shouldn't the title be that the choice is Individual Responsibility or Social Financial Suicide?

Society can only support so many free loaders. If the free loaders out number the producers then we get failure as a whole.

Isn't that really the choice in 2012?
It was the rights financial shenanigans that put us into this mess. Funny how you guys never take any responability.
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I sure hope you guys who voted for Obama don't vote for someone who won't win allowing the Romney to win. You may not be a huge fan of Obama but he beats the hell out of the alternative.
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