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Thanks to Lowell Greenbaum and Victor Reilly for giving me a little inspiration from their letters to the editor every month. It all sounds so good and touches the heart. It almost gets me wanting to be a liberal – until I’m reminded that their line of thinking has gotten this country $16 trillion in debt.

We elect a president every four years to lead this country and uphold the Constitution, not divide the country based on class warfare or race. The House of Representatives that makes laws and spends our money has been in Democratic control 64 of the past 80 years. The Senate that passes the laws has had Democratic control for 58 of the past 80 years. So I ask: Who does it seem got us in this mess?

Facts do not lie. We are spending $1.3 trillion a year that we don’t have. Where do we stop – $16 trillion, or $20 trillion? Do we just keep going and see what happens? That seems the way of the Democrats.

Here’s the reality: Someone’s going to endure some pain. Who’s it going to be – you, your kids or your grandkids? Take your pick – it’s coming.

I have never been in denial, and always deal in reality. Voting Democratic is not the answer.

Gary McNeal

North Augusta, S.C.

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carcraft
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carcraft 09/28/12 - 04:28 am
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This is correct! All

This is correct! All spending bills originate in the US House of Representatives. When Clinton had his surpulses look at who controlled the House and Spending. When Reagean and George Bush over spent look who controlled the House of Representatives. The Reupblicans in the house currently trying to control spending are labeled as "uncaring" because they want to cut the rate of growth. President Obama really doesn't and can't (as in doesn't know how) to deal with a divided government!

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wayne2410 09/28/12 - 05:48 am
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The author of this letter is
Unpublished

The author of this letter is a wise person. If you vote against a democrat you have done a great thing for our country. It is high time to take the country back from the lazy freeloaders who are trying to bankrupt it, or in other words, the democrats.

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Techfan 09/28/12 - 06:08 am
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"President Obama really

"President Obama really doesn't and can't (as in doesn't know how) to deal with a divided government!"
Simply because it is impossible to deal with a party (GOP) that says its number one priority is to make Obama a one term president. Not jobs, not healthcare, not national security, but defeat Obama. If a bill gives a win to Obama, vote against it. If the bill might improve the economy, vote against it. Even if a GOP member introduced the bil, vote against it just in case it might improve the country and make Obama look better. A group that walks in lockstep and places a pledge to Grover Norquist above their oath to the uphold the Constitution borders on treason. So goes the modern GOP.

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carcraft 09/28/12 - 06:38 am
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Techfan, the Republicans know

Techfan, the Republicans know if Obama is gone the rest will take care of it's self! Lets look at health care, premiums have increased to the point where even Richmond county wants to self insure. Health care costs are continueing to rise. All this is happening despite Obama's promise it wouldn't. Obama did not include one Republican purposal in the health care bill and passed it on a legislative manuever called reconcilliation. The bill passed with out one Republican vote..and is failing to deliever on the promises Obama made!

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TParty 09/28/12 - 06:56 am
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Do people seriously forget

Do people seriously forget how expensive the wars are? Do people forget how they were unpaid for? Do people forget that revenue was decreased, WHILE going through these long, expensive wars? Do people not know the wars were not even factored into the budget- until there was a new administration?

Something I don't know. How is it that Clinton cannot get credit for creating a surplus, and jobs- people around these parts give it all the Newt and friends. However- when we move into the Bush admin, and Bush continued to have a republican congress until what? 05-06? How is do people ignore that? Carcraft even says go check it out- and some how only party gets all the blame, even when they are not in control- like during the costly decision to go to war, and not pay for it....

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americafirst 09/28/12 - 07:03 am
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Techfan, you are not

Techfan, you are not serioulsy suggesting that Obama has upheld the Constitution, are you? He has routinely and admittedly violated the Constitution and has by passed Congress thru his executive orders. Read the part of the Constitution that sets out the duties of the President and see if you can say with a straight face Obama has complied. Obama himself has said in interviews that he doesn't like the Constitution and thinks it was written backwards. It should spell out the expansive powers of the federal gov't as opposed to limiting those powers according to him. This tells me that he has a fundamental misunderstanding or lack of knowledge or simply doesn't care about the history and formation of this country. The Constitution was written to protect the people from the tryanny of gov't and he simply doesn't beleive in that.

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TParty 09/28/12 - 07:26 am
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"Obama himself has said in

"Obama himself has said in interviews that he doesn't like the Constitution and thinks it was written backwards."

Got a source on this?

Techfan
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Techfan 09/28/12 - 07:41 am
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How about looking up the

How about looking up the number of executive orders by President. Also look up the parts of the Constitution the GOP wants to eliminate. It's amazing that the deficit ("Deficits don't matter."), debt, etc. all of a sudden became a problem the second Obama entered office. Nothing ever had to be matched with an offset previously (See:Iraq War, Tax Breaks, Afghanistan War, Medicare Prescription Coverage). Now not even one dime of revenue can be increased, even to support our veterans. "Heck, we gave you a government job for years. You got to travel around the world. Now pull yourself up by your bootstraps (Just like the Romney's. They had to eat tuna out of a CAN for God sakes. )and stop whining. We pledged our souls to Sata... er Grover Norquist so we'll never raise taxes one penny, even if you're homeless and starving."

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justthefacts 09/28/12 - 07:52 am
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Well

When Obama was a candidate he said he would cut the deficit in half in his first term. He said if not, he shouldn't be reelected. Well?

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carcraft 09/28/12 - 12:19 pm
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Tparty-Here is a transcript

Tparty-Here is a transcript of an NPR talk show- you used to be able to hear Obama say these words on you tube, I will look and try to find a link. Obama and redistributive justice and our flawed constitution. http://freedomswings.wordpress.com/2008/10/27/obama-thinks-constitution-...

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CobaltGeorge 09/28/12 - 08:09 am
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TParty 07:26

Many Sources:

In His Own Words: Obama Says He is a Constitution Violating Dictator
Kurt Nimmo
Infowars.com
June 18, 2012

Last week we reported on the increasingly dictatorial trend of the Obama administration. Now we feature a video highlighting this disturbing trend in Obama’s own words.

In the video, Obama laments that he cannot rule by authoritative fiat and bypass Congress and the American people. He states that despite laws enacted by Congress and the American people, he will do what he wants – or rather, what his globalist handlers want.

Obama presides over an almost complete overthrow of the Constitution. It is treason manifest, but the establishment media will not point this out and instead make excuses for what amounts to a coup d’etat.

The latest violation of the Constitution came last week when Obama said he will impose by decree amnesty for illegal aliens. Remarkably, few people in Congress complained or protested this abrogation of the Constitution and the laws of the land.

Prior to this, Obama’s chief of staff, David Axlerod, said the Obama administration will call for destroying the First Amendment in order to stifle and criminalize his critics.

In May, Obama threatened to stop sending Medicare payments to old people if the Supreme Court does not rule in his favor on Obamacare, legislation that subverts the very foundation of the Constitution and underscores Obama’s arrogation of power reserved for the people.

He has worked hand-in-glove with the globalists who are determined to undermine and do away with the Constitution. Last week we revealed a leaked document posted on the Public Citizen website that details the Obama administration’s “trade objectives” under the Trans-Pacific Partnership, including a plan to allow transnational corporations to skirt American banking, investment, environmental and labor laws.

It’s Official: Presidency Now a Dictatorship spells out all of Obama’s crimes. Now is the time for a move to not only impeach this president, but put him on trial for high crimes and misdemeanors. Congress – increasingly irrelevant – needs to act before it is too late and it becomes entirely ceremonial.

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CobaltGeorge 09/28/12 - 08:20 am
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To So Many..

I strongly suggest they adhere to a very old saying..

"Never Urinate Up A Rope"

The outcome is not very pleasent!

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CobaltGeorge 09/28/12 - 08:22 am
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Well

TParty!

allhans
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allhans 09/28/12 - 08:55 am
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We, who listen, know that a

. There is talk now of Michelle running for president in 2016 so that they can carry out his mission.

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CobaltGeorge 09/28/12 - 08:58 am
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Trouble Is allhans....

by 2016 what he started will already be finished!

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faithson 09/28/12 - 09:02 am
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u made the cake... now u have to eat it !

the republicans had the perfect chance to 'take over', period. Many a moderate democrat, myself included would have voted for a republican with serious backbone and a real PLAN to address our fiscal crisis. What the 'broken' party has brought us is a dismal candidate, period. I can not tell you the number of my friends who are die in the wool repub's who roll their eyes when 'mittens' name comes up. you know who YOU are !

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OJP 09/28/12 - 09:04 am
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@CobaltGeorge

Nonsense like yours is why the GOP is having such a hard time this election. No one who is honest about Obama thinks he is a dictator/Communist/Muslim/whatever.

The American people hear that and collectively roll their eyes.

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americafirst 09/28/12 - 09:17 am
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Tparty, I can't give you a

Tparty, I can't give you a source. You might be able to find it on the internet. I heard it during the campaign in 2008. It was an radio interview that Obama did while a state senator in Illinois just before he ran for U.S. Senate. It was quite shocking to hear him say these things in his own voice. Of course, it didn't get much press or any attention on the major news sources. I haven't listened to the link CobaltGeorge references. That may be it. All I know is that I heard it and everything Obama has done is consistent with the beliefs he expressed. He considers the Constitution, Congress and the Supreme Court simply as inconviences to him and his agenda.

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rmwhitley 09/28/12 - 10:29 am
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A Republican stance
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is a way of life, not a candidate. democrats stand for nothing and destroy everything within their grasp. It's simply a choice (regardless of the candidate) of who most exemplifies the conservative values that brought us victory in WWII. We know who and what brought us the losses of Korea, Vietnam, iran, pakistan, and afghanistan. There is something to be said for an UN-divided nation. Those days are well past us now. Learn to speak the islamic language. obama, reid and pelosi are holding classes daily.

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InChristLove 09/28/12 - 10:41 am
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Techfan posted "How about

Techfan posted "How about looking up the number of executive orders by President"

President Clinton, served 8 years, number of Federal executive orders was 15, which is 1.875 per year

President Bush, served 8 years, number of Federal executive orders was 62, which is 7.75 per year

President Obama, severd 3.5 years, number of Federal executive orders is 74 so far, which is 21.14 per year

Techfan posted "....debt, etc. all of a sudden became a problem the second Obama entered office."

Seems to me we had a debt problem before Obama took office so it wasn't "the second" he took office but within the first year we realized that this president wasn't going to help the debt but make things worse.

Twisting a lie to make it appear as truth is still a lie. As for taking care of our Veterns, I believe most American's agree that we should take care of them and it's not that we don't want to use additional revenue to support their needs, we want to use the waste from other junk programs to fund it (and there are many).

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Jon Lester 09/28/12 - 10:56 am
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You may think you're not in denial, but

you really should ponder how much of the CSRA economy is driven by federal spending, and why this newspaper isn't talking more about the impact of sequestration that would be felt by everyone in the area if it's allowed to happen.

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carcraft 09/28/12 - 12:22 pm
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John Lester The cost of Obama

John Lester The cost of Obama care has already jumped from $900 billion to $ 1.2 trillion dollars a 33% increase over what Obama told us it would cost, and it still hasn't gone into full effect yet. Obama promised us the cost of health care would decline. Instead we have increase in premiums and increases in cost of health care. http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/09/rising-health-costs-undermi... The beginning of the article tells what is happening , the end of the article tells what Obama hopes will happen! http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/jul/28/health-care-law-wont-rei... So Jon, what happens when the economy is completely broke and thier is no federal money to spend like Greece? Obama has increased the deficit more in four years than Bush increased it in 8 years!

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Retired Army 09/28/12 - 01:50 pm
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Sore Losers?

There are about to be a few here in the CSRA, but accross the fruited plain:

http://elections.huffingtonpost.com/2012/romney-vs-obama-electoral-map

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justthefacts 09/28/12 - 02:17 pm
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Curious

Tell me RA, how is that good news? You happy with the last 4 years? You got your entitlement, the heck with the future folk?

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CobaltGeorge 09/28/12 - 03:19 pm
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OJT

"No one who is honest about Obama thinks he is a dictator/Communist/Muslim/whatever."

Anybody who is educated, head out of the sand, has more than one brain cell and not receiving free-bees knows King SMNCICBHO is a dictator/Communist/Muslim/whatever!

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OpenCurtain 09/28/12 - 03:28 pm
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My question to any National Democract is simple.

If you are a person of GOD how can you vote and support the many ANTI-GOD agenda items?

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burninater 09/28/12 - 03:34 pm
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OpenCurtain, you've got your

OpenCurtain, you've got your God and your Religion reversed. As much as the sellers of Religion would like you to think they speak with the Voice of God, they don't.

And CG, as a voter who thinks the Republican party has gone completely off the rails, I can never be too grateful for Republican voters who repeatedly say things like "Anybody who is educated, head out of the sand, has more than one brain cell and not receiving free-bees knows King SMNCICBHO is a dictator/Communist/Muslim/whatever!". It makes the Democratic candidates jobs SO much easier. Keep up the good work!

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wayne2410 09/28/12 - 03:48 pm
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Obama said he would go
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Obama said he would go through the budget line by line. Lie
Obama said illegals would not have access to Obamacare. Lie
Obama said if he did not get it turned around by now he did not deserve to be re-elected. He was actually right about that one and I agree, he does not deserve to be re-elected.

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