Remember, this is just after 100 days

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Those of you who voted for Barack Obama -- do you have buyer's remorse yet? I mean, his Cabinet appointments, vice president selection, apologies galore to all for all, and never-before-seen spending notwithstanding, all one has to do is recognize what his priorities are to determine that (a) he is one scary and dangerous Ivy League elitist, and (b) he could really care less about us.

His proposed budget calls for cutting the Public Safety Officers' Death Benefits Program from $110 million to $60 million. Yet, the Justice Department tells us that no one will lose benefits. Yet alleged experts from the New York Psychiatric Institute are using a $400,000-plus grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism to help fine-tune HIV prevention programs -- in Argentina .

Yes, folks, NIH are paying researchers to tour six bars in Buenos Aires to find out why gay men engage in risky sexual behavior while drunk. I challenge you to defend this, and, keep in mind that Mr. Soetoro-Obama did not eliminate, let alone cut, funding for studying pig odors or his coconspirators at ACORN.

Now, the defender of the free world's current budget proposal eliminates funding to extend the border fence along the U.S.-Mexico border. President George W. Bush watched over construction and planning of 670 miles of pedestrian fencing and vehicle barriers along the border.

However, the border is approximately 1,950 miles. But luckily for those who break the law, President Obama's budget cuts do leave some funds for roads and lights along the border so that no one gets hurt (and eventually sues and wins) while sneaking into America to do literally God only knows what.

Let's hope and pray that it is not too late. If this is a brief recap of his first 100 days, the next 1,360 should be quite a hoot.

Lee Benedict

Martinez

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ONLY THE TRUTH
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ONLY THE TRUTH 05/14/09 - 01:42 am
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Bush was responsible for

Bush was responsible for Katrina--I guess Obama is now responsible for all NIH spending.

GGpap
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GGpap 05/14/09 - 02:41 am
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Judge no wine before its

Judge no wine before its time. But of course, the radical, ranting, right, and recently retired republicans (RRRRRR) were able to judge this wine before it was even fermented long enough to bottle. Sheeeesh! GGpap

_SisterAbdullahX_
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_SisterAbdullahX_ 05/14/09 - 04:52 am
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I won't judge a wine before

I won't judge a wine before it's time....normally, But if you bottle sewage, no amount of time will make it become a good wine.

GGpap
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GGpap 05/14/09 - 05:14 am
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SisterA, I do not know, and I

SisterA, I do not know, and I do not beleive you really know that sewage, BEFORE it has a chance to ferment (if at all possible), might actually be a GREAT beverage. Please reread my comment in regards to bottling BEFORE fermentation. :-) GGpap

message
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message 05/14/09 - 05:58 am
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In the first 109 days, the

In the first 109 days, the colored president,Aiken Department of Public Safety just recieved $62,119 from federal stimulus funds for new equipment and to hire four new officers. Because look like bank and store robbing is a hobbie in South Carolina.

patriciathomas
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patriciathomas 05/14/09 - 06:00 am
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The Obama administration is

The Obama administration is removing tax deductions for all employers paying health benefits. This is another huge tax increase the easily led won't perceive, but will pay. Obama is also taking over the derivatives market. You know, the part that failed because of the guarantee by Fannie and Freddie of the subprime loans. Just what we need, more help from the government that caused the financial collapse. MARXISM DOESN'T WORK. As this president races faster and faster down the socialism trail, the America we grew up with falls further behind. Sieg heil.

patriciathomas
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patriciathomas 05/14/09 - 06:02 am
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Oh yeah, message. $62,119

Oh yeah, message. $62,119 will hire a lot of officers. Do you know where the tax money that pays for this "stimulus" comes from? How many IQ tests do you have to fail to be a leftie?

hurlyburly11
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hurlyburly11 05/14/09 - 06:09 am
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Deadbeat,degenerate,delusiona

Deadbeat,degenerate,delusional,democrats...( DDDD).......are so blinded by "Republican Hate Issue Syndrome" (RHIS) that they can not see or will not admit they have messed up big time...................

3headedbeast
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3headedbeast 05/14/09 - 06:10 am
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People you must reject these

People you must reject these false,misleading arguments in this epistle to the editor from the tea protester who resides in Martinez.

shamrock
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shamrock 05/14/09 - 06:33 am
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I plan to give Obama a chance

I plan to give Obama a chance to prove himself but Lee is right ... the first 100 days isn't showing us "change we can believe in". Need a little more leadership and a few less apology tours overseas.

Reality
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Reality 05/14/09 - 06:37 am
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A good deal of his support

A good deal of his support base doesn't care what he does, they will vote for him again, that is the scary part.

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Brad Owens 05/14/09 - 07:02 am
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Someone always has to pay the

Someone always has to pay the bill. People who argue for socialism in our healthcare system never can tell me WHO will pay the bills? They ALWAYS say; "The American people will have to endure higher taxes for the greater good." Yeah, but WHO pays the bills? Which Americans will have to sacrifice? Is it the poor? Is it the ultra rich? The fact is, middle class who work and pay taxes will get hit hardest when the employers get hit with increased taxes to pay for this and the removal of incentives to businesses to help provide PRIVATE health insurance. In other words, the rich will be able to afford good healthcare, the poor will get a version of healthcare from the government that will most certianly suck, and the middle class will be marginalized and end up not only paying the bills but also forced into a socialist healthcare system having no other options due to the cost prohibitive nature of private insurance. The socialist get what they want, more government control of the people, the democratic party wins by more entitlement goodies for thier voting base, and folks like me (middle class working man) will suffer due to having to pay for healthcare for folks who won't earn it.

patriciathomas
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patriciathomas 05/14/09 - 07:20 am
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You're right Brad Owens. And,

You're right Brad Owens. And, our current tax system allows all "tax on the rich" to be passed on to the consumer as the cost of doing business. Hidden taxes. The middle class continue to pay most of the taxes and this administration is seeing that they pay more, covertly, so it's okay for the foolish. D.C. needs a serious flush.

Lobosolo
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Lobosolo 05/14/09 - 07:23 am
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Shreek!!! Run for yiur

Shreek!!! Run for yiur lives!!!

themaninthemirror
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themaninthemirror 05/14/09 - 07:28 am
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If one is hired in a new job,

If one is hired in a new job, the typical probationary period is 90 days. Any time during and up to that 90th day, if the new employee is not working out, the employee can be released without cause, and there is no such thing as a second probationary period. Do you have a leaking roof repaired, and the next time it leaks, you say," give the repairs time, we do not know if they work yet?" Do you take your car in for repairs, and then as you drive it away from the repair shop, you notice the same problem still exists, and say " give it time, we do not know if the repair works yet?" I hope all these people who want to give Obama more time to see if his current policies work, have plenty of time as they are led to the poor house, compliments of Obama.

justus4
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justus4 05/14/09 - 07:48 am
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"Buyer's remorse" eh? Still
Unpublished

"Buyer's remorse" eh? Still trying to buy & sell individuals it appears...have this experience happened with past presidents or is this a new phenomenon? And to point out several issues that sound interesting as evidence is completely childish because this mess was caused by someone. But some are in for a "hoot" and the writer will be the hooter.

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gdaddy 05/14/09 - 07:49 am
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Where are all the O

Where are all the O supporters? I know... the truth is shining through so they all have stuck their head in the sand,just like all the appointed staff members of O "IF I WAIT LONG ENOUGH,MAYBE THEY WILL FORGET ABOUT MY UNPAID BACK TAXES".

wantchangecashadollar
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wantchangecashadollar 05/14/09 - 08:13 am
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JUSTUS4...it would have been

JUSTUS4...it would have been correct to say "has this experience" not "have this experience"...you are a race baiting blithering idiot....I can tell the Liberal Education system worked for you...

HotFoot
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HotFoot 05/14/09 - 08:29 am
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Obama supporter here (I heard

Obama supporter here (I heard you paging me). Answer is no, I have absolutely no buyer's remorse. I don't agree with everything he's done, but I am just about 90% satisfied, and that's about as much as a reasonable voter can expect.

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drumbeater1 05/14/09 - 08:33 am
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lol....wantchangecashadollar,

lol....wantchangecashadollar, but should be col(cry out loud)

humbleopinion
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humbleopinion 05/14/09 - 08:44 am
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Of course responsible voters

Of course responsible voters knew that we were getting a bottle of sewage. All you had to do was look at his record in Illinois, but of course the mainstream media had pre-selected the annointed one to win this election, so you only heard the truth if you did the research yourself. Remember Chris Matthews with the "tingles up his leg" every time Obama spoke? Pathetic, but things will change in 2010 and 2012. Nancy Pelosi has now been exposed as the LIAR she really is. She can't back-peddle out of her current mess....but of course the mainstream media is covering it up for her. The REVOLUTION HAS BEGUN! America is waking up!

Lippy
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Lippy 05/14/09 - 08:45 am
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HotFoot - what constitutes a

HotFoot - what constitutes a 90% satisfaction rate? What has Obama done that you agree with? Give me specifics.

humbleopinion
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humbleopinion 05/14/09 - 08:48 am
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Brad, you could have said it

Brad, you could have said it this way....They will run out of OUR money long before they get everything done to us that they want to do to us. That's right TO US, not FOR us. The only people who want MORE government are the ones that are already living off the system. The parasites are about to overwhelm the host and will kill it quickly. What will they do then?

Lippy
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Lippy 05/14/09 - 08:49 am
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HotFoot, I'm waiting for your

HotFoot, I'm waiting for your "I don't have to explain any of my ideas or beliefs with you" response...it would be typical.

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Bizkit 05/14/09 - 09:02 am
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Obama will end the greed and

Obama will end the greed and unfairness of capitalism. Americans are demanding equal wages, equal services like health care, and are willing to lose some personal freedoms for the betterment of all in a modern progressive socialist society. The population is too large for democracy and socialism is inevitable and will provide fairness and equality. Perhaps we will have universal health care and be able to educate our children like Europe or China instead of being the least. Capitalism and democracy have failed and socialism is the only modern form of government that can address our problems. I would wager most educated people favor socialism and that is why Obama won this election. Time to enter the modern age and you can bet our youth sill embrace the fairness of socialism.

dani
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dani 05/14/09 - 09:04 am
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When CAN we begin blaming

When CAN we begin blaming Obama. Sept 11th perhaps.
That is when the "blame Bush" game started.

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colcamp1 05/14/09 - 09:10 am
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No the scary part is that no

No the scary part is that no matter what, he will not please the majority on this site. To most it is not about the job, it is the person doing it. Go ahead and try to convince yourself it is not. Ray Charles can see through the bull.

AAQueen
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AAQueen 05/14/09 - 09:11 am
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Just about everything that

Just about everything that has happen in this administration is a result of the last 4 years. No matter what policy act, bill, joke, visit....NO MATTER WHAT HE DID OR DIDN'T DO THERE WILL ALWAYS BE UNTISFIED CUSTOMERS
Wantchange
all you can do is correct a small grammatical error that's not really an error.

'Has' and 'have' are both used in simple present tense to mean 'in possession of'

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bdittle 05/14/09 - 09:13 am
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I love how Lee describes

I love how Lee describes Obama as an Ivy League elitist when he did what we always wish for our kids: to work hard, get a good education, and persevere. He certainly did not get into Harvard because his parents had pull (ie. Bush and Yale).

Daddyrabbit
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Daddyrabbit 05/14/09 - 09:13 am
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Does anyone realize that the

Does anyone realize that the NObama supporters are contributing to their own form of Global warming.......with all their hot air!!!!

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