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December 02, 2008

Changing mind about Obama

I did not vote for Barack Obama. I did not like his big-dollar backing, his ties to the Rev. Jeremiah Wright or his high-profile celebrity endorsements.

Now that that’s out of the way I would like to say how happy I am that the majority vote went his way. I cannot ever remember a president-elect having such a unifying effect on the American public. He has hit the ground running.

Obama’s cabinet choices have been well thought out, and he is sending a dove across party lines in an effort to unify rather than divide. He seems to be honest, eager and dedicated to the well-being of the country. Obama is a family man, so I believe he is in touch with the trials of parenting and concerned with the welfare of public education.

He will take over a country in shambles, and I, for one, believe that if anyone will be able to get us on the right track it will be Barack Obama.

What was I thinking Nov. 4?

Sharon George
Kansas City

Comments

Kate

Sol, I’m sorry to hear you’re hospitalized. Hope all goes well and you’re back to your own keyboard soon!

Pub 17

Every time I use the term I hear Alice Cooper...

solomon

thanks Engineer,

We'v e done this dance often enough that i take your respect for he flag as genuine. It flying ov er the grav eyard in Higginsville is one of the few places i would agree that it would b e proper. We'v e alsodone this dance often enough that i feel certain you know my o b jections to the flag are based on the symb ol the v ast majority of its fans b eliev e iit stands for, racial disharmony.

Pub ,


When you call one of our faV ORITE WHACKOS MR NICE gUY i AM ALWAYS REMINDED OF THE FAMOUS WEED DEV ELOPER, WHOSE g-13 WAS AND IS SOME OF TE B EST POT. a GOV 'T STRAIN HE TOOK AND IMPROV ED upon.

solomon

thanks Engineer,

We'v e done this dance often enough that i take your respect for he flag as genuine. It flying ov er the grav eyard in Higginsville is one of the few places i would agree that it would b e proper. We'v e alsodone this dance often enough that i feel certain you know my o b jections to the flag are based on the symb ol the v ast majority of its fans b eliev e iit stands for, racial disharmony.

Pub ,


When you call one of our faV ORITE WHACKOS MR NICE gUY i AM ALWAYS REMINDED OF THE FAMOUS WEED DEV ELOPER, WHOSE g-13 WAS AND IS SOME OF TE B EST POT. a GOV 'T STRAIN HE TOOK AND IMPROV ED upon.

Pub 17

Mr. Nice Guy was SO much funnier when he was yelping about his evil ex-.

NoMoreMrNiceGuy

So Obama is going to correct the poor fiscal responsibility of consumers and large corporate scoundrels? Well, one good thing, the 2.5M unemployed bridge and road workers will be back to work within 10 years. I can nt wait to see the new law mandating people must work or else.
Define "back on track". Is that more of the same credit heavy consumers and hip hop social behavior?

Engineer

solomon
Sorry you are laid up. Get well soon. As to the Confederate Battle Flag, there was a controversy in Missouri some time ago about it being flown at a Confederate Veterans cemetery. As a Civil War buff I do honor the confederate soldiers as brave and honorable men who endured very difficult conditions. As to their courage, if one knows anything at all about infantry actions, all you have to do is stand in Picket's mustering area and look across that field.

Engineer

Jim
Any comments? Doesn't sound the way you have been spinning it.

solomon

I don't know whats the mmore pitiful, that the guy who throws around racial digs at our next prez, any b ack who isworing to improve their omunity andleface it just ab out any b lack short of Uncle Tom would continue to cal me race card or that he is so igorant hat he'd call me spear chucker, which is an insult to b lacks, or that he is to dumb to know cracker and peckerwood are insults created b y whites for other whtes.


if he did mov e in next to me, well, it would be the fastest white flight ever as i hauled my pink b ottom away lickety split.

EL

Platform and Goal
of the
Alaskan Independence Party


Preamble

1. To effect full compliance with the constitutions of the United States of America and the State of Alaska.
2. To support and defend States' Rights, Individual Rights, Property Rights, and the Equal Footing Doctrine as guaranteed by the constitutions of the United States of America and the state of Alaska.
3. To advocate the convening of a State Constitutional Convention at the constitutionally designated 10 year interval.
4. To reinforce the unalienable rights endowed by our Creator to Alaska law, by eliminating the use of the word "privilege" in the Alaska statutes.
5. To amend the Constitution of the State of Alaska so as to re-establish the rights of all Alaskan residents to entry upon all public lands within the state, and to acquire private property interest there in, under fair and reasonable conditions. Such property interest shall include surface and sub-surface patent.
6. To foster a constitutional amendment abolishing and prohibiting all property taxes.
7. To seek the complete repatriation of the public lands, held by the federal government, to the state and people of Alaska in conformance with Article 1, Section 8, Clause 17, of the federal constitution.
8. To prohibit all bureaucratic regulations and judicial rulings purporting to have the effect of law, except that which shall be approved by the elected legislature.
9. To preserve and protect the Alaska Permanent Fund, Permanent fund earnings, earnings reserve fund and individual Permanent Fund Dividends.
10. To provide for the direct popular election of the attorney general, all judges, and magistrates.
11. To provide for the development of unrestricted, statewide, surface transportation and utility corridors as needed by the public or any individual.
12. To affirm and assert every possible right-of-way established under R.S. 2477 of July 26, 1866, before its repeal by the Federal Land Management Policy Act of October 21, 1976.
13. To support the right of the individual to keep and bear arms.
14. To support the complete abolition of the concept of sovereign or governmental immunity, so as to restore accountability for public servants.
15. To support the rights of parents to privately or home school their children.
16. To support the privatization of government services.
17. To oppose the borrowing of money by government for any purposes other than for capital improvements.
18. To strengthen the traditional family and support individual accountability without government interference or regulation.
19. To support the right of jurors to judge the law as well as the facts, according to their conscience.
20. To support "Jobs for Alaskans...First!"
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Sounds somewhat Libertarian, a little conservative but certainly not hate filled.
Florida has an independence party. So does Texas. All have some kooks.
Karl Rove or Pat Buchannan do not speak for all republicans. Al Sharpton or Michael Moore do not speak fopr all democrats.

Casady

Hey Sol, I didn't know you lived next door to Rougy. No wonder you guys are always feuding!

Hope you get well soon. Once I heard about your situation, I felt bad about my earlier comment where I metioned that you are typing like me.

solomon

b udyT,

Before engineer comes in and claims the confederate flag is displayed in honor of the civ il war dead, how many of the idiot assorted meth mfreaks, flthy long hairs and proud b igots display it or that reeason. Much more likely they fly it like the fat redneck on my b lock who started to fly one everyday when a b lack family movd in next door to him.

solomon

EL

its not that they want a shooting war, its that it is incredib ly stupid that anyone would support Palin or the US executive ofice after her ties and praise of a group that does notwant to b e a part of his nation.

once again I apoloize for this keyboard I'm using today. No mouse and keys that don't work half the time

Jim

EL,

It's the content of the AIP's message that's the problem. They're a kooky America-hating group that says despicable things about our country and our flag. Sarah Palin is positively up to her eyeballs with involvement with them over the past 15 years or so, with not one single word of disagreement about their hateful, flag-cursing language. She won't even speak up when one of the AIP officials says she's their puppet.

What are we supposed to glean from her actions and her silence except a wholehearted endorsement of their hatred for our country?

Jim

Arminius,

Not surprising that you keep lying through your teeth. It is funny that you don't know how ridiculous you are, though.

EL

The Alaska Independence party calls for a legal separation of Alaska, with a vote by the people of Alaska, then a law passed by congress allowing separation, all perfectly legal.
Some of you act like they advocate a shooting civil war.

Arminius

"I did not vote for Barack Obama. I did not like his big-dollar backing, his ties to the Rev. Jeremiah Wright or his high-profile celebrity endorsements."

Odds are the Sharon is lying in her LOE.

Arminius

"Of course, the media never had the guts to ask her about any of this."

That's right, Jimboy! The media gave Sarah Palin a free pass. Gosh, you're a genuis!

Arminius

Jim:

"I've never defended Wright or the things he's said. What I've pointed out is that Obama has denounced those statements time and time again and has never made public pronouncements that echo them in his own right."

No? I take it you have no read his first autobiography. And note that Obama never denounced Wright until he was running for president. He sat in that church for 20 years before then and remained silent and the nutbag was preaching hate.

Arminius

viet-vet:

"No, Sharon, what were you thinking for the last eight years while right wing radicals seized power, made war, tortured, gutted watchdog agencies, repealed the Bill of Rights and ran roughshod over American ideals?"

You're simply ridiculous. Can you name one right that you had in January 2001 that you do not have today? No, you cannot.

 
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