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After watching the "debate" last night

Discussion in 'Political Issues' started by gwalchmai, Oct 23, 2012.

  1. gwalchmai

    gwalchmai Lucky Member

    Jan 9, 2002
    Outside the perimeter
    I fear for our nation. I hope Romney wins (and I voted for him), but I'm just really not impressed. :crying:
  2. hogship

    hogship It's MY Island

    This is not telling us much........

    OK, tell us WHY you were not impressed.


  3. gwalchmai

    gwalchmai Lucky Member

    Jan 9, 2002
    Outside the perimeter
    "why I'm not impressed"? That's like proving a negative, isn't it? Neither candidate gave me any confidence that they'd be good leaders. If that doesn't explain it for you I guess I'm just inarticulate.

    Why are you impressed with either or both of them?

    BTW, this in no way changes my opinion and recommendation that everyone, patriot or communist, should vote for ROMNEY in the election.
  4. hogship

    hogship It's MY Island

    Was just wondering if you'd like to expand on your statements......guess not.

    That speaks for you, too........

  5. Vic777


    Jan 23, 2006
    Who do you think would be better than Romney, and why?
  6. gwalchmai

    gwalchmai Lucky Member

    Jan 9, 2002
    Outside the perimeter
    Yes, and since you took exception to my lack of an impression, I asked you to to expand on your implied support, and you have not done so.

    How does that "speak for me"? Is this anything other than a desperate grasping at straws on your part?
  7. Brucev


    Jul 19, 2009
    Like it or not, what matters is not who is elected in Nov., but who is seated on the supreme court. That of course is the problem. That is in the hands of who is elected in Nov.

    Very regrettably appointments to the sc will be made by politicians who will vote according to what they are told by their handlers... who act as they are instructed by those who buy and own the legislative process. And those who own and operate that legislative process are not the least bit interested in or concerned about this nation. They are globalist. They don't need America. They need amerkia.
  8. gwalchmai

    gwalchmai Lucky Member

    Jan 9, 2002
    Outside the perimeter
    That is a good question, Vic, but the truth is at this point Romney is all we have, so what would be the point in rehashing the primary process?
  9. evlbruce


    Nov 3, 2003
    Terrible performance all around. President 0 was tossing softballs and Willard was too busy swing away at flies to see them. Overall I think that Willard did the impossible in that he made 0 sound competent.
  10. gwalchmai

    gwalchmai Lucky Member

    Jan 9, 2002
    Outside the perimeter
    Yes, if we can get Romney in perhaps we can get good, solid constructionist SC justices who'll stand firm on Constitutional principles. Guys like Roberts...
  11. GAFinch


    Feb 23, 2009
    I wasn't all that impressed either, but I get that Republicans know they can be easily portrayed as a warmonger if they're not careful in what they say.
  12. FFR Spyder GT

    FFR Spyder GT Ex-Gunslinger

    Apr 27, 2012
    Hog Jaw, Arkansas

    I just got through looking at your Vietnam photo album and you do realize that while you were in 'Nam Romney dodge the draft and was hanging out in France eating cheese and living the "Good Life" on his Daddy's money.

  13. jeanderson

    jeanderson Toga!... Toga! Platinum Member

    Apr 11, 2012
    I'll take Roberts over another Sotomayer or Kagan.
  14. gwalchmai

    gwalchmai Lucky Member

    Jan 9, 2002
    Outside the perimeter
    Me, too, which is why I voted for Romney.
  15. countrygun


    Mar 9, 2012
    LEt me explain to you, since you are talking about things before your birth, how it was back then.

    I come from a Long, long, line of Americans who served this Country. I was in high school and I was selecting what would be my branch of service to continue the tradition. Vietnam was the war of my generation. I was ready to do as my Father, and Grandfather had done and enlist upon graduation, or as other ancestors had "at first chance".

    The war ended before I graduated. So I never enlisted. (we have the tradition of "Always in war, never in peace". We appreciate those who do and my best friend just retired.

    Any way during a Father and Son talk years later my Father told me that he had put aside some money during my HS days in case I chose not to go or to be drafted, 'running money" he called it. "I would have understood if you didn't want to go. Your GFather in WWI and me in WWII had an idea of what we were fighting for"

    I never quite wrapped my head fully around the idea of not going but there was a lot of that sentiment, and there were a lot of folks who kept quiet when Carter signed the Amnesty.

    It was a time best judged by the people who were there, the filtered vision of it from here sorta blurs things.

    I am rather offended that someone would try and use that era for a political point today, when they weren't faced with it themself.
  16. Cavalry Doc

    Cavalry Doc MAJ (USA Ret.)

    Feb 22, 2005
    Republic of Texas
    Where was Barry when I was in Desert Storm, Kosovo & OIF??

    Probably a good thing he wasn't there. He doesn't seem like much or a hero or a team player.
  17. hogship

    hogship It's MY Island

    There are things about Romney that I can't change........but, my vote is basically against Obama, not for Romney.

    I do think Romney basically believes in the America I do, but the evidence suggests Obama does not........


    LASTRESORT20 LongTerm-Guy

    Aug 10, 2010

    Typical leftist horse-craaaaaap full of spin.....:upeyes:

    Why do Leftist hate earned success?....

    Speaking of the "Good Life" on the Tax-payer dime....

  19. TDC20


    Apr 11, 2011
    And while I was serving my country in the military, Barack Hussein Obama (then known as Barry Soetero) was smoking choom, snorting coke, and doing a little drug trade business on the side for cash. So what was your point again?
  20. Flying-Dutchman


    Oct 10, 2007
    Obama avoided military service during his draft years thanks to the peace through strength policy of Ronald Reagan.

    Had there been a draft, Obama would have switched back to Indonesian.

    Obama, a man of multiple identities and nationalities would have used them to his advantage to save his own skin.