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I didn't vote for Obama, but after he was elected I was hopeful he would fulfill the promise of bringing the country together. Unfortunately he has proven to be more devicive than President Bush. I have never seen the country in such a short time become so separated. You have states that are passing legislation to protect their state's rights and state even talking about secession.
Obama has not helped by ramming through legislation without even the pretext of getting Republican support. The legislation is poorly thought out and and even worse, poorly administrative. An example is the stimulus bill. It is five months after the bill was passed and less than 10% has been spent with absolutely no impact on creating jobs. A tax cut for everyone would have put money in the hands of everyone that could have helped stimulate the economy.
Unfortunately, Obama has not learned that poorly crafted legislation will hurt us all. The cap and trade and the various health proposals will not do what they are intended to fix. They are government takeovers that will ruin any chance for permanent recovery without improving the environment, making energy self sufficient or improving our healthcare.
Mr. Obama's is a very likeable personality and that is why is popularity is so high. His policies are so extreme and is putting this country into position where we will no longer be a leader. His visits around the world have been apology tours that show us to be weak when we have been the only country that has offered help whenever a world crisis has occurred. Mr. Obama is weaking our defense, but cutting the defense budget, threatening to prosecute the attorney's who defended enhanced interrogation and having Mirandizing combatants in Afghanistan. How are we going to get the confidence back from the CIA whose intelligence kept us safe after 911. His policies do not make us energy self sufficient only force us into smaller cars as our jobs will be shifted overseas.
I am less than impressed his accomplishments and would like to see this madness stopped.
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