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    Default President Obama wins a second term, What does this mean for us?

    I've never been a political guy, but due to today (yesterday) being election day, i watched some of the speech's and watched the elections. During this period I didn't hear a word out of any of their mouths about assisting emergency serviceman or the services them selves. So I ask the forum, who may be much more political intelligent then I, what has Obama stated he is going to do to help us? What was Romney's plan for us?

    If I recall, previous to Obama's first election, I believe there was some kind of "stimulus" package heading our way, by the looks of my Volly department, we never received such.

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    You are going to see the "golden goose" slashed open and dying
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    I never heard either one of them say a darn thing about emergency services. But what else is new?
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    Never heard much of anything about what either candidate was going to do. If you listened careful what they where saying was really nothing.

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    4 more years of working hard to provide everything for free to the scum of the country. Entitlement programs will kill this country.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GTRider245 View Post
    4 more years of working hard to provide everything for free to the scum of the country. Entitlement programs will kill this country.

    One need only drop by the Wal-Mart here on EBT/welfare day to see what trouble we are in. Sleazy, worthless people, unshaven and their hair unbrushed, slobbing around in pajamas and buying a cart full of frozen pizzas and Mountain Dew with MY money.


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    Quote Originally Posted by GTRider245 View Post
    4 more years of working hard to provide everything for free to the scum of the country. Entitlement programs will kill this country.
    Lol. Let the whining begin.
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    A quote from a friend

    "Move over Greece, there's a new group of retards on the block hell bent on self destuction"

    Lol! You'll all see soon enoough...you think Bush did a number...just wait! Lol!!!!
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    I remember reading something about one of Romney's speeches where he mentioned FEMA and first responders and how they do so much with so little and that was wrong. I'll have to see if I can find the link.
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    Had a big reply typed up adding to GTRider but I digress, it would take us way off topic. It needs to be in another Topic.

    As for the AFG program, I am not really sure. It could go either way. I would almost bet though with what is going on in NE that we will see more programs that we will be required/suggested to be compliant with.

    It seems that any program that would really grow the economy in the US is not important to any politician.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BSFD9302 View Post

    It seems that any program that would really grow the economy in the US is not important to any politician.
    Absolutely. The kind of things an economy needs take far longer than any president's planning horizon and are too unpopular in the short term for him to undertake.

    They just whore themselves out for short-term "gains" because the next election is always just around the corner. It's easy to bum another two bil from the Chinese to butter up the voters than to do something sustainable.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BSFD9302 View Post
    It seems that any program that would really grow the economy in the US is not important to any politician.
    I would disagree. The Dems have no problems letting the Bush tax cuts expire. When that happened in the 90's, the economy went gangbusters.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scfire86 View Post
    Lol. Let the whining begin.
    I need a couple of hundred bucks to buy some.... food. Thats right, food. Will you send it to me?

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    Quote Originally Posted by LVFD301 View Post
    I need a couple of hundred bucks to buy some.... food. Thats right, food. Will you send it to me?
    Sure thing. The check's in the mail.
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    Gotta ask ---SC -- are you as "happy" about hurricane sandy as chris matthews ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by slackjawedyokel View Post
    Gotta ask ---SC -- are you as "happy" about hurricane sandy as chris matthews ?
    Why would I be happy? If you're implying that Obama would have lost if Sandy hadn't happened I believe you need to expand your horizons beyond Fox News. Most legitimate pollsters showed the campaign tilting towards Obama before Sandy hit landfall.

    If that is not what you meant, can you explain your question? Right now it makes no sense.
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    Makes me want to puke! I work in the president's home town of Chicago, which alot of people are
    referring to as "****cago". As far as what will the president will do for us, I'm not sure. I do know
    that a large portion of his supporters are in entitlement programs, and have their hands out for every
    thing from housing to Obama phones.Talking about entitlement programs, we are considered a
    ''sanctuary city'' for illegals from mexico and their anchor babies. "Immigration reform", which is on
    the president's agenda, is the code word for more dependents on these programs.

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    Thats exactley what I meant, And I have been up here in NJ since wednesday trying to help with little resources.So no time to watch fox. In a time of crisis, people tend to avoid change. Not only did Sandy take Bengazi off the radar, it gave obama a chance to act presidental.
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    heard today that 50% od America actually believs that the financial crisis was caused by Bush and not by the real cause ... The let's get everybody into thier own house frenzy (irregardless if they can actually pay for it) frenzy led by Clinton and Barney Frank of the 90's and the subsequent forelosures when they couldn't pay for them.

    It's sad that a lie such as that has cost America it's future.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RyanK63 View Post
    I remember reading something about one of Romney's speeches where he mentioned FEMA and first responders and how they do so much with so little and that was wrong. I'll have to see if I can find the link.
    Rmoney wanted to get rid of FEMA.

    (BTW, I always get a chuckle at firefighters railing against "socialist programs". Every taxpayer supported fire department is essentially a "socialist program"... The non-socialist alternative? Pay for Spray. And we know how popular that is. )
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