As I’ve already stated, one can go and look up all they want to know about Sarah Palin, and I encourage that, as well as the other players in this race for the White House. That said, I would like to take the opportunity to point out some things that are going to work against the Obama ticket this election, the real Obama. People are so infatuated with this dream that he has perpetuated among those that for some reason refuse to hold this man accountable for anything. As someone who doesn’t exactly like McCain a whole lot, I can tell you many things that I could pick on him for, and not even consider it any kind of bias. I feel that he’s one of the most liberal Republicans in Congress. However, Obama is the most liberal anyone in Congress. And I don’t want to see a radical right or left wing assume that job. It’s not what the country needs.
There is a lot of speculation over his ties to Bill Ayers, the founder of Weather Underground, and also the issue of people within his campaign trying to force groups who would speak about it to be silent, with threats of investigation from the Justice Department. (Bear in mind there is speculation of Sarah Palin who may or may not have fired a person within her cabinet with just cause, who invites and investigation and to talk about it, stating she has nothing to hide.) And what will become of the information about Obama serving on the Board of Directors with this guy for a number of years? This guy is a terrorist, in fact a proud one, and Obama downplays the issue and tries to silence people from talking about it. This is change you better believe in.
Obama voted three times against a bill that would protect babies who survived their late term abortions. Three times. (One…two…three…) Now if you do a search, Obama has given some different reasons. But let’s be clear about what we’re talking about. We’re not talking about the woman who finds out she’s pregnant and goes to have an abortion, we’re talking later term (viewer warning), here. It’s developed, it has fingernails. The liberals call it not a baby, but a fetus. A fetus, to be sure is simply a baby in utero. Merriam Webster’s dictionary defines it as a developing human. Now in a later term abortion, if the doc screws it up and the baby survives, it is still considered as good as gone, and Obama voted against a bill that would basically have the doctors try to help it or die out of pain. Whatever you think, he voted against it three times, and I have a problem with that.
Obama’s school records, thesis or anything else is sealed. As is his original birth certificate. However, Michelle’s thesis isn’t sealed and I have read the PDFs that are available on many websites. What I got from what she wrote is her separatist views on blacks and whites, how college catered to white interests (it didn’t really go into many specifics- I kind of got the impression she might have meant the debate club), that in her views, blacks were disadvantaged for no other reason than their skin color and they should feel obligated to help each other, however, after attending white schools such as Princeton (on affirmative action because she wasn’t smart enough to test in…) they were more inclined to help themselves and not “benefit the black community”. She performed different experiments to test whites and blacks desire and willingness to voluntarily “benefit the black community”, both pressured and not. Whatever, the lady feels like a totally separate person. But her focus on race and racial matters is disturbing, because most people don’t think that way. Most people don’t maintain this attitude of self segregation. People have to work together, we all have neighbors, we have our friends and our friends have other friends…it’s not about whites that stick together versus blacks… but maybe it is for some people, and after reading what she wrote, she was one of these folks. Not a problem- she is allowed to be that way. But not if she wants to represent a country that is much more than black and white.
Furthermore, in their joint effort to show their desire to help the downtrodden and lift up those disadvantaged and give power back to these people…what about Obama’s brother? I have a problem with this! Especially when you consider the man lives on less than a dollar a month, he lives in a hut the size of my cubicle at work, he can’t afford to eat food he grows, he has to fight a lot to defend himself, is a recluse and embarrassed to be known as Obama’s brother. Obama lives in a huge mansion (… drama pending) after both he and his wife attended extremely prestigious colleges, she still rakes in more than $300 grand a year…while they’re so busy talking about taking money from rich people because it’s fair, can’t they send that brother of his $100 a month? For crying out loud, let the girls skip a ballet lesson. Feed your family, before telling everyone else they need to take care of other complete strangers! I mean, it’s sad.
And let’s look at this whole tax the rich idea. Also known as income redistribution, shared prosperity, refundable tax credits, tax cut rollbacks and other such funny language. Whenever you hear anything like that, stop and think about what it means and how it impacts you. Most of the time, it’s bad. It means a tax hike on someone to put money in someone else’s pocket. It’s socialism; especially when you take a look at who he wants to take it from and then give back to. As an alibi, they like to say things like they’re rolling back tax cuts on Some Big Business (because it’s Bush’s fault they got it) and they’re going to give it to Some Poor Circumstance. Well, Some Big Business got their taxes lowered, and to roll it back means to raise it, right? What these liberals want to make you think is that not only is that not happening, but they make so much money to begin with- why do they have low taxes? They refuse to see- if the rich have to pay all this money in taxes, they’re going to do one or more of the following things: start evading taxes, invest overseas, stop consuming (imagine how much tax is collected buying a jet…I doubt Al Gore paid taxes on his, though.), stop investing, slow their business trading and all sorts of other things that slow down the economy. Well, but Obama wants to make sure every kid goes to school before kindergarten. So it’s okay!
The hand outs that the guy wants to give are outrageous. Housing, medical, school, college, food, etc. I mean, what is this? He voted to raise tax people that make more than $42,000 a year…that is NOT a lot of money- especially where I live. Considering in Manhattan, the average one bedroom dump will cost you between $1,200-$1,800 a month- before you even eat or turn on you’re A/C, that’s not a lot. We’re not talking old people- but simply poor people. Why is this my problem? I struggle to get by myself- why am I now responsible for people who I don’t even know? How many people am I already paying for (not including illegal aliens) through taxes, that I don’t know? Well, this is what I get to Hope for, right?
What change is Obama going to bring? That’s an issue that bothers me is he has all these wonderful ideas, but he won’t talk specifics about what he is going to do. He says he has a plan- what is it? He’s going to bring change…to what? I mean, the economy grew 3.3% last quarter. Home sales actually went up slightly. Unemployment is down, oil dropped dramatically in a few short weeks, the war that he so desperately opposes and refuses to acknowledge anything good with it is going much better. McCain gets to be right- again- about the surge, Anbar Province is being turned over to the Iraqi’s. Meaning we aren’t running the show there anymore. And Obama said this would never happen. (So did Joe Biden).
Speaking of Joe, just gotta point out the latest stupid thing that flew out of his mouth… Dumb. And they want to talk trash about Sarah would be as VP.
There are simply so many things to go on about Obama. And his wife. And his associates. At least his racist nut job pastor isn’t on my TV anymore- which I don’t think people are going to necessarily forget about, just because Obama says it’s not a big deal, or that wasn’t the pastor he knew. I mean, that man is probably certifiable, and if he isn’t that Pfleger guy sure is. But Good Ol’ Reverend baptized Obama’s two girls, married he and Michelle, and in 20 years of regular attendance, because Obama is a good Christian, Obama never once heard any crazy thing come out of that man’s mouth. Right.
There’s the issue of the fact that Obama served 145 days in the senate, despite his term length. They make it out as if he’s been serving for so much time, but he actually showed up for work 145 days. What they meant to tell you was that’s how long he’s been collecting a paycheck. 145 days is almost 6 months. And when you examine his voting record, he voted present more times than gave an up or down vote, he voted along party lines 100% of the time when he did vote, and is known as the most liberal person in the senate. Go look at what he voted for and against. This man wants to be president, but doesn’t want to be held accountable to the direction he has tried to steer the country through the influence he has now.
Look- say what you want about McCain. Call him old, call him whatever, call him McSame, call him Bush 2. Whatever. That’s all you can really say about the guy- McCain’s pretty clean as far as his scandals go. I don’t like his views on everything, but he definitely isn’t a socialist or an idealistic Marxist, such as Obama. The experience argument isn’t lost on Obama simply because of Palin, because compare the records. That lady worked, she’s smart and down to earth. She proved she is willing to get in and get things done, because she’s done it. And when you compare the length of time, She’s been in the political game longer than him, as far as actual time working, she’s worked longer than him, she also has executive experience to his none- neither does Biden, for that matter, she even has a better handle on our energy policy than Obama. He is simply a disaster waiting to happen on a whole host of issues. Maybe this will even be a segmented piece on Why Obama is Wrong. :-).
At the end of the day though, one can say what they want about her. She’s only the number two. But he wants to be The One.