Discussion in 'The Fire Hydrant' started by Renee750il, Nov 6, 2012.
I'll admit that I'm too lazy to ever make that big of a move. Then again, I *like* living in the US.
From what I remember, the losing party ALWAYS says that. It's annoying.
I want to move to Scotland, but not because of who is or isn't president :rofl1:
I thinks she was referring to me and my comment about feeling like I should start a second fund for Hannah to pay off the debt she's going to owe by the time she's an adult
but it would have been the same if Romney was elected. Everyone would have been posting about how they lost their right to their bodies and they better give their vaginas over and all the other nonsense that's been posted by the "other side of the coin" in the previous weeks. Everything would have been doom and gloom still if Romney had been voted in and this thread would be going the same way except with the roles reversed
Well, with a better healthcare system, they wouldn't have to spend so much money to take care of their kids in the first place. Now imagine if a family earning $40,000 a year had the same problem... they'd have to go bankrupt, heck, maybe abandon their child to make sure his care is actually covered? it just blows my mind.
I can't believe someone sent you that email! It's crazy! What's wrong with people...
I had friends who were actually planning on moving to Canada if Obama lost. These people are either married gay couples, transexuals, or college students, all whom would have had some serious lifestyles changes should Romney win. Going to Canada would mean they would have what they were looking for in the Obama administration. They started applying for visas and stuff...this made sense to me.
Saying you're mad Romney lost and you're moving to Canada...a country which is run largely in the same way Obama is projecting to run this country...doesn't make ANY sense. What are you going there for? To pay less taxes and buy private insurance?
That said, I absolutely see the Republican viewpoint fiscally. It makes sense, I don't just necessarily think it's the best idea, and I don't think realistically it's something that can work in today's global world. That said, I have really, really, really hard time respecting people who voted for Romney. The only reason to vote for him, that I can come up with, is that you HATE the Democratic stance so much that you would accept ANYTHING else in office. I don't dislike Republicans, I voted for some in our local election and had they chosen a different candidate, may have voted republican for presidency. But after hearing Romney put his foot in his mouth SO many times, and some of the really unbelievable, offensive things he's said along with his team, plus the fact that he continually went against himself and changed what he stood for over and over, makes me really question how anyone who has heard him speak more than once, debate...could possibly think that man could run ANY country, let alone America.
Well if Romney was elected, if I threaten to move, I would at least have a lot of great options open.
I'm very thankful for my church family. We have been blessed enough with a group of people that truly see each other as family and we help each other when in need. We have a lady right now who has been out of work for quite some time. It's very hard on her and we have all been pulling together to keep things going for her as well as other members of our congregation.
I don't know how we got to the point where people started only looking within their household for need instead of the need within their own communities. heck most people dont' even know their neighbors anymore
Ok... I'll bite. What debt? What would make a teenager get in debt (other than maxing their credit cards on Ipads and the like :rofl1? If you mean college, what in Obama's plan is going to increase college cost? And what exactly in Romney's plan would have prevented teenagers/young adults from going in debt?
I was going to ask this as well. What debt will Hannah have by the time she's an adult? Or even by the time she's in her 30s?
See, I woke up this morning incredibly relieved that my child will be born under Obama's administration. It means we won't struggle to pay for healthcare, it means my kid will have the right to marry whomever they want, it means they will be able to afford college. It will mean I can feel safer about putting them in the public education system.
she already has a college fund. I think its funny that there is little complaining about 'big education'. I am thinking about what her portion of the national debt will be when she is old enough to realize it. Today, that number is about $212,000.
our nation is 16 trillion in the hole. Not entirely Obama's fault, but he certainly did not do one thing to stop the spending madness. Add to this our dollars being worth less all the time. I believe Obama's policies will only make this worse.
I think the debt that's being referenced is the national debt that's piling up.
Community awareness and helping hands is a very socialist mentality.
Ok so people think we need to use taxes to help the national debt, and people who can't afford food, healthcare or housing and can't find a job can just die? I highly doubt any democrat forgets about the national debt. The difference is we're not willing to leave people behind to fix it.
So Romney's plan of cutting taxes for all and increasing military spending by 2 trillion dollars made you feel comfortable?
God forbid we tax the rich, especially when the super rich economic brainiacs have said they would be willing to pay and realize it is the requirement to help the situation.
Naw, lets tax those who are barely making do, excellent choice!
His plan was cutting taxes for all about half the time. He also said multiple times his plan was NOT to cut taxes. If I can't trust the man to tell me which it is in that aspect, I'm not trusting him to run our country.
This makes sense, I thought you meant personal debt I don't think Obama's policies necessarily HAVE to make our dollar worth less, but something definitely will need to be done to prevent that from happening. Hopefully our government as a whole, not just Obama, can pull together and make that happen.
Sad we really did have to choose the less of two evils.
WHOA WHOA WHOA. are you honestly saying that I think people who can't find a job should just die?
WOW. OK then with that I can see there is really not any meaningful discussion going on here
I wish we were back to communities and the individual STATES taking care of each other instead of looking to the FEDERAL government to take care of everyone. THAT is not the federal governments job
I can agree with that. But then what happens when a state runs out of money and can't fund that stuff anymore? We all know what it's like in public schools right now.
Oh no... if she has a personal debt like that by the time she reaches adult hood then I have failed in raising her to be a responsible adult... especially if it's credit card debt. I learned my lesson on that the hardway lol
I totally agree with the bolded part.