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Re: “It's Obama!

To "ThoughtThinker" and "WhoAmI"... You Say: "Capitalism punishes the lazy......socialism punishes everyone." Some of the HARDEST WORKING PEOPLE in this country, in the world, are the LOWEST PAID. Period. That's not capitalism... it's classism. You MEANT to say that capitalism favors the rich... and keeps the poor "in place". And you want to keep it that way. And with the industry-cronyism we've had the past decade, it's prevented any innovation that might create new jobs and change the controlling paradigm ... challenging those in cushy-places to maybe actually start working/thinking. I've read my Ayn Rand, and am actually a huge fan, but we do NOT have a pure capitalist system in place here. Because human nature, and our government, has not allowed it to function properly. (The same would be true for socialism). Those who toil hard lives dusk to dawn are those who produce your food, build the car you drive, the plane you fly, lay the road and tracks you travel by... those who pickup your garbage, and clean your hotel room. Those are NOT lazy people, you arrogant fool. Those are born to unfortunate circumstance, and work damn hard to get and keep their pittance-paying jobs, with no insurance, no security. Getting up at 5am and working til exhaustion... They support the lifestyle you so arrogantly lead. Because of an Imbalanced education system. Because of a class divide that your small-minded, over-pampered brain can't allow yourself to admit, or maybe you do and you really think those people aren't smart enough to be considered hard-working? Because you want to sleep at night feeling like you earned where you are? Maybe you did... like I have. I'm in an excellent position at an excellent company, and am well off. And I worked hard for it... and my mom worked her fingers off to raise me right despite our circumstanstes... but she's still got no insurance, no retirement fund, no vacations, no security. And she's a damn smart woman, whose just had a LOT of bad breaks, but still keeps working day and night. How dare you presume that those who need health care, education assistance, etc. are LAZY?! No one says the lazy should be given handouts, that's not the freaking goal. What Obama, and most progressives are saying is... if you work hard, you should not have to struggle for the basics... It's about RECOGNIZING the hard-working folks by enabling them with the OPPORTUNITY to reach their potential, or at least not struggle eternally! And get this straight... "progressives" are not necessarily "liberals" and neither are "socialists".

Posted by ProAmerica on 11/17/2008 at 5:01 PM

Re: “On John Edwards and Sarah Palin

Your comparison here is exactly what's wrong with this country... you somehow weigh personal intimate relationship issues as if they are related to PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCY FOR A JOB!! Edwards has actual intellectual experience with policy,analysis, world matters, problem solving, etc. Palin does NOT have the capacity for the kinds of skills he has. The hightest office isn't about being a spouse to the country, or a parent! It's about decisions of a VERY different nature. Opinions of his personal life may be tarnished in the eyes of those who judge others by affairs of the heart. But it IN NO WAY relates to his professional qualifications.

Posted by ProAmerica on 11/16/2008 at 2:37 PM

Re: “It's Obama!

Hey Barry... evading taxes by keeping all your money offshore? That's not very patriotic... NOT country first. But it IS very GOP... out for yourself, and dragging down our economy by taking money out of circulation, and killing jobs so you can keep more for yourself. You're EXACTLY the type of person that has brought our country and economy to the brink of THE END. If you were a patriot, you'd actually give a s**t about helping restore THE COUNTRY, ECONOMY, AND JOBS. Instead you're a squirrly A**, just like Bush and Co.

Posted by ProAmerica on 11/05/2008 at 10:41 AM


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