Welcome to Jimmy Carter's Second Term

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  1. carpro

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    http://www.washingtontimes.com/news...to-jimmy-carters-2nd-term/?page=all#pagebreak

    ANALYSIS/OPINION:

    It has taken three decades, but Americans are finally living through Jimmy Carter’s second term.

    Now we’ve got Jimmy Jr. barking at us from the White House about eating our peas and ripping off our Band-Aid. He might not even let us have our Social Security checks.

    These are just the latest in a long line of nagging lectures. Already, we have been taught how we should sneeze into the crook of our arm. We need to drive less. And we need to caulk up those drafty houses of ours.
    What ever happened to the soaring rhetoric and big bold ideas President Obama promised us in that historic election of his?

    Is this what he meant by a new kind of politics? If so, no thanks. Oh, and it is not new. Jimmy already dragged us through all this once and we just barely survived it.
     
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    I saw this on one of my news feeds. I think it is a very good observation.

    With QE3 being floated already the prospects for a recovery, however slender, by Nov 2012 are not good.

    The biggest question, will the public hold President Obama's feet to the fire over his promise that if the economy hadn't improved they can vote him out?
     
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    Well, why not? With Dubya, we went through Nixon's 3rd and 4th terms.....
     
  4. carpro

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    A more immediate question is: Will Republicans have the courage to curb his spending and halt his socialist agenda till then?

    Like Carter, Obama's disdain for hard working Americans and the issues we deal with is on display almost daily.
     
  5. HankD

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    Don't forget that a few months ago there was a website for tattling on anybody who spoke ill and/or complained about the 2000 + page Health Bill which changed almost daily and eventually couldn't even be read at all until it was passed.

    Presumably the complainers being "we the people" (the governed - minus their consent) clinging to our guns and Bibles in these 57 states.

    Anyway whoever is to blame if "they" don't put the economy back on life support system and we crash, it will be BO who gets the ultimate blame and go down in history as the president who fiddled as the economy burned to the ground whilst under his watch.

    HankD
     
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    It should be no surprise as this is standard socialism. Since the majority of the people put him in office (I am not one of them) we are getting what is disserved. The problem is that it is not over and much more is to come. I believe this generation is going to see a nation that falls from within because of a people who have become blind to their own doings.
     
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