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I Voted For Barack Obama

A Group For Those Who Voted For Barack Obama in the 2008 Presidential Election 263 People

    Reaganomics And The Pathetic Fallacy

    The financial deregulation associated with Reaganomics is based on the Pathetic Fallacy as reflected in the misplaced faith in the agency of the Invisible Hand in regulating Free Markets from the negative affects of fraud and other forms of moral hazard. This position was...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M Aug 24, 2013

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    Reaganomics And Predatory Lending; The Cause And An Effect Of Conservative Class Warfare

    Stop big banks from pushing poor families further into poverty http://act.credoaction.com/campaign/payday_banks/?r=11560977&p=payday_banks&id=56680-6727570-fZIZbqx Some of the nation’s largest banks are looking to make obscene profits by exploiting some of the country’s...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M Mar 28, 2013

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    Republicans Against Reality

    By PAUL KRU GMANLast week House Republicans voted for the 40th time to repeal Obamacare. Like the previous 39 votes, this action will have no effect whatsoever. But it was a stand-in for what Republicans really want to do: repeal reality, and the laws of arithmetic in...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M Aug 18, 2013

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    Grover Norquist: The GOP’S Substitute For Adult Leadership

    Grover Norquist: President Will Delay Obamacare To Avoid Government Shutdown http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/16/grover-norquist-obamacare-shutdown_n_3769031.html?ncid=txtlnkushpmg00000037 www.huffingtonpost.com Grover Norquist, the president of Americans for Tax Reform...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M Aug 17, 2013

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    Take It From A White Republican, The Conservative Values Of The GOP Are Racist And Economic Crap.

    Take it from this black conservative, the GOP’s makeover plan is dead on arrival http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/mar/21/rnc-growth-and-opportunity-report-minority-outreach-failure Republicans supposedly want to reach out to minorities, but they have a funny way...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M Mar 21, 2013

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    Reaganomics Is The Most Pro-soviet Government Policy Outside Of North Korea

    Obama Responds To Budget Criticism http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/06/obama-proposed-budget-not_n_3028022.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000009 WASHINGTON — Confronting bipartisan criticism, President Barack Obama conceded Saturday his proposed budget is not his...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M Apr 6, 2013

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    The Tea Party Response To Boston

    The 8 Worst Responses To The Boston Marathon Bombings http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2013/04/16/1870971/8-worst-boston-responses/ The horror that was the aftermath of the explosions at the end of the Boston Marathon on Monday drew forth some of the best of people. With...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M Apr 17, 2013

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    Tory Socialism, Sequestration And Reaganomics: Why Grover Norquist Has More Power Than John Boehner In Congress

    This viral video is right: We need to worry about wealth inequality http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/03/06/this-viral-video-is-right-we-need-to-worry-about-wealth-inequality/ Here's what you should know about wealth inequality: It's worse than Americans want...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M Mar 9, 2013

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    Why Talking About Inequality Is Called “Class Warfare” And Stealing From The Middle Class Is Called “The Virtue Of Selfishness”

    Why Rich People Hate Talking About Inequalityhttp://thinkprogress.org/economy/2013/03/29/1795571/why-rich-people-hate-talking-about-inequality/ The wealthy don’t like it when we talk about it inequality. Mitt Romney famously labeled President Obama’s critique of inequality...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M Mar 30, 2013

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    Paul Krugman'S Advice To Conservative Deficit Hawks: Don'T Look Down!

    Dwindling Deficit Disorder http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/11/opinion/krugman-dwindling-deficit-disorder.html?_r=0 Looking for risks in all the wrong places. ==================================================== Commentary: Tom Wilson In many ways, Conservatives are in the same...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M 1 Response Mar 14, 2013

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    Senator Ted Cruz (r-tx): A Profile In Fascist Hate Mongering

    Cruz dodges question on McCarthy http://maddowblog.msnbc.com/_news/2013/03/26/17472445-cruz-dodges-question-on-mccarthy?lite The Dallas Morning News’ Todd Gillman interviewed Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) over the weekend and noted that the far-right senator has been...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M 1 Response Mar 26, 2013

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    because he was better by far

    than the alternative. But I did so with reservations. I am far to the left of him, and I do not believe he stands with the working class, or stands UP to the right FOR that class. Nor is he a part of it. It is difficult to pull the lever for ANYONE in charge of Guantanamo Bay...
    JohnMoreDread JohnMoreDread 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 12

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    I Voted...

    for Obama! I am so excited and hopeful, and I can't wait for the results!
    spiderontheweb spiderontheweb 51-55, F 6 Responses Nov 4, 2008

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    The Swift Boating Of Haglel By Cheney's Chicken Hawks

    GOP Senator Promotes Iranian Propaganda To Oppose Chuck Hagel thinkprogress.org http://thinkprogress.org/security/2013/01/13/1440101/gop-senator-promotes-irans-propaganda-to-oppose-chuck-hagel/ This morning, during an appearance on Fox News Sunday, Republican Senator and rising...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M 1 Response Jan 14, 2013

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    Normalizing Nuts: The Gingrich Legacy Defines The Republican Future.

    Rand Paul’s Loopy Ascent http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/26/opinion/bruni-rand-pauls-loopy-ascent.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0 When you’ve got loons the likes of Ted Cruz and Sarah Palin fluttering about, I suppose it’s easy not to seem like such a wacko bird yourself...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M Mar 26, 2013

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    ELFINSONG ELFINSONG 56-60, M 5 Responses Nov 6, 2012

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    I Voted For Barack Obama Both Times!!!

    Yes. I voted for President Obama.  He was the most sensible person around after the insane years of Dubya. He left the present President a mess, hoping that the US would blame President Obama.  Some do blame him for our situation, but the intelligent ones do not. The mess was...
    Callalilly Callalilly 61-65, F Jul 4, 2013

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    Voted Last Week...

    I voted for Obama last week.  We have mail-in ballots here in Oregon, which is really kinda nice as you can vote early, no hassle of standing in line, fighting traffic, dealing with our friendly wet weather elements etc.  It really has little impact on your life...
    golddustwoman golddustwoman 36-40, F 6 Responses Nov 4, 2008

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    Reality To GOP: Pull The Plug On Your Majority Of The Majority Rule And Let The Adults Run The GOP

    GOP Rep. Exasperated With ‘Giddy’ House Conservatives As Shutdown Looms http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/gop-rep-exasperated-with-giddy-house-conservatives-as-shutdown-looms With a government shutdown appearing imminent Monday, a Republican congressman...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M Oct 1, 2013

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    Another Legacy Of Reaganomics: Tax Free Corporate Welfare Queens

     Bernie Sanders: 1 in 4 Profitable Corporations In America Pay 0 Federal Taxes http://www.politicususa.com/bernie-sande... Bernie Sanders has a message for America. The battle over getting the wealthy and corporations to pay their fair share will continue as long as 1 in 4...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M 2 Responses Jan 10, 2013

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    Constructing The Bailout For Main Street One Community At A Time

    I worked for an 8(a) consulting firm providing resources to community organizers like Barack Obama through the Community Services Administration, Small Business Administration and HUD, among others, in 1980. As a Nixon Republican, I initially thought the whole process was a...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M 1 Response Jan 1, 2013

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    I Did And I'm Glad

    I did vote for Barack Obama and I'm glad that I did. I am disappointed with the new health care reform because it's not the same as he promised, but it is still a step in the right direction. I believe he may be the change that this country needs. It's been such a bad place for...
    ItchyWitch82 ItchyWitch82 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 6, 2010

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    Help Preserve Affordable Housing In DC

    Stranger than Eviction:Preserving Affordable Housing by Living in it!Help preserve affordable housing in Adams Morgan and impact your neighborhood. Impact 14 lives. Help us to buy our long term home.https://rally.org/empoweryourneighborhoodThe residents at 1919 Calvert need your...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M Jun 1, 2013

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    Best President Ever!

    The best role model my son and I could have.
    YourDaddyNow YourDaddyNow 46-50, M 2 Responses May 6, 2009

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    The Enduring Conservative Myth Of Joe Mccarthy, Misunderstood Patriot

    It’s Time to See Joe McCarthy For the Hero He Was http://townhall.com/columnists/dianawest/2013/02/25/its-time-to-see-joe-mccarthy-for-the-hero-he-was-n1517669It’s time to debunk McCarthyism itself.==============================================Commentary: Tom WilsonWhile I...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M 1 Response Mar 26, 2013

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    The Operative Phrase Is Here Is “…And They Are Stupid”

    The Eisenhower Quote That All Political Parties Really Oughta Pay Attention To http://www.upworthy.com/the-eisenhower-quote-that-all-political-parties-really-oughta-pay-attention-to-5?c=huf1 ==================COMMENTARY===================   This is why I call...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M Aug 21, 2013

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    President Obama

    Yes!  Get used to saying it, FOXNEWS!  Oh my God that was so satisfying to watch them squirm today@!  All the disappointed perfect little faces in Phoenix was PRICELESS!!!!  Now, I know we need to be healed as a country and come together, but for a hardcore...
    williamzanzinger williamzanzinger 26-30, M 4 Responses Nov 5, 2008

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    Rick Santorum And Neil Patrick Harris: Separated At Birth?

    Rick Santorum Comes Out Of Retirement To Say The Craziest, Most Bigoted Thing I’ve Ever Heard     http://www.upworthy.com/rick-santorum-comes-out-of-retirement-to-say-the-craziest-most-bigoted-thing-ive?c=ufb1 As we all know, a single television show was...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M Apr 1, 2013

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    Transparency And The Too Big To Fail Bank

    Sen. Sherrod Brown explains why he why he wants to break up the big banks http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/03/09/sen-sherrod-brown-explains-why-he-wants-to-break-up-the-big-banks/ Mike Konczal interviews Sen. Sherrod Brown about his bipartisan(!) plan to...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M 2 Responses Mar 9, 2013

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    Memo To: Tucker Carlson: America Is In Crises Because Of Conservative Extremism

    Tucker Carlson: Media Bringing Up Gay Marriage To Make Republicans Look Extreme | Media Matters for...http://equalitymatters.org/emtv/201201090009From the January 9 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends...++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++Commentary...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M Mar 29, 2013

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    I Did.

    and it felt awesome. the idea of really making a different. my vote counted for something. lets keep our fingers crossed for the up coming years!!! 
    gypsysoul gypsysoul 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 15, 2009

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    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2012

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    A Letter From A Vet To Bush And Cheney

    Truthdig - The Last Letter http://www.truthdig.com/dig/item/the_last_letter_20130318/ I write this letter on the 10th anniversary of the Iraq War on behalf of my fellow Iraq War veterans. I write this letter on behalf of the 4,488 soldiers and Marines who died in Iraq. I...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M 1 Response Mar 20, 2013

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    Joe Scarborough: Conservative Revision And Ayn Rand

    Joe Scarborough: Republicans Only Kept House Majority Because Of Gerrymandering   http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2013/01/20/1474561/joe-scarborough-republicans-only-kept-house-majority-because-of-gerrymandering...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M 1 Response Jan 22, 2013

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    As A White Conservative, Rand Paul Doesn't Get It That He Doesn't Get It.

    Five Ways Rand Paul Whitesplained Politics At Howard University http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2013/04/10/1847211/five-ways-rand-paul-whitesplained-politics-at-howard-university/ On Wednesday morning, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) gave an address at the historically-black Howard...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M Apr 11, 2013

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    Virginia GOP Votes To Repeal Appomattox

    Virginia Lawmakers Propose Creating Their Own Money http://politicalwire.com/archives/2013/02/08/virginia_lawmakers_propose_creating_their_own_money.html ====================================================Tom Wilson Yet another example of the GOP as the party of applied...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M 2 Responses Feb 8, 2013

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    Yes I Did

    I have a 13-year-old son who is perpetually grounded these days for his grades and failing to keep up his end of various bargains. My older and wiser friends try to reassure me that he's going to turn out okay, but I'm frustrated and disappointed every time I look at his grades...
    sun67girl sun67girl 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 7, 2012

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    Which Is Worse: Airline Monopolies Or Airline Competition?

    The blocking of the United-Continental merger is a good thing for the American consumer Jim Smesik wants to create  the new Aeroflot. The 787 is a red herring as a measure of quality service.  Airline de-regulation was never implemented. The airlines wanted to do away with...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M Aug 17, 2013

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    Paul Ryan'S Budget Has The Same Connection To Reality As The Bush Cost Estimates For Iraq: Zero

    Charts: Bush Lowballed Us on Iraq by $6 Trillion http://www.motherjones.com/mojo/2013/03/charts-cost-iraq-war … and counting. ========================================== CommentaryL Tom Wilson The Bush estimates were about right for getting to Baghdad International...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M 1 Response Mar 19, 2013

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    Bright (well, Not So Much) and Early

    I was up and out of the house 30 minutes earlier than usual.  Of course, today was the day I could have slept another 2 hours.  But, my civic duty was calling. I drove to the voting center, which is about a 2 minute walk, but I was on my way to work.  I ...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten 31-35, F 16 Responses Nov 4, 2008

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    Affordable Housing And The Community As A Capitalist Tool

    Stranger Than Eviction http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/blogs/housingcomplex/2013/02/06/stranger-than-eviction/   Housing Complex is Washington City Paper's blog about D.C. real estate. ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Tom Wilson Speaking as the bleary-eyed President of the Calvert...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M Feb 7, 2013

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    With No Other Real Choice, Obama Will Be Re-elected

    First, in my opinion, most congressmen/women and senators are simply legally supported thieves. Ron Paul, and I hope Ran Paul, seem to be exceptions, and I am sure there are a few more--but most are inveterate liars and hooked on spending other people's money, ignoring the rules...
    Southpaugh Southpaugh 18-21 3 Responses Apr 7, 2012

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    Ayn Rand And Conservatives As Ideological Saboteurs

    Republicans Aren’t Misguided and Misinformed;They’re Ideological Saboteurswww.politicususa.com  First of all, let me stipulate that I am a hard-wired Republican: I am not a fascist, that is, a conservative in the current incarnation. I am a Chuck Hegel-Bob Gates Republican...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M 3 Responses Dec 26, 2012

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    If Rick Perry Is Right, It Is The War On Drugs Coming Home To Roost

    WATCH: Rick Perry Blames The Mexicans http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/05/rick-perry-speculates-mexican-drug-cartels-da-killing_n_3023656.html?ncid=txtlnkushpmg00000037&ir=Politics It doesn’t take evidence for this Texas governor to start leaning toward a conclusion...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M Apr 6, 2013

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    You May Be A Washingtonian If…

    .you were listening to Jack Diamond on 911 At 520 am on 911, I was working as a courier and driving out to Dulles on a regular round trip that started at FNMA and  ended at the Navy Yard. I was just going through Glen Echo and listening to Jack Diamond and Stacy Binn doing...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M Sep 11, 2013

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    Snowden May Think He Is The Smartest Guy In The Room, But We Saw How That Thinking Worked Out For Enron

    Meet the Terrorist Who Most Terrifies America’s Terrorist Hunters by Daniel Klaidman Aug 8, 2013 4:45 AM EDT  His name is Ibrahim al-Asiri, he works for Al Qaeda, and he makes bombs for a living. Daniel Klaidman on the jihadi who keeps Obama up...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M 3 Responses Aug 10, 2013

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    Scalia Ignores His Own Inheritance Of 400 Years Of White Racial Entitlement

    Why Scalia's 'Racial Entitlement' Quote is even scarier than you think.http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2013/02/28/1649421/why-scalias-racial-entitlement-quote-is-even-scarier-than-you-think/ Justice Antonin Scalia quite deservedly came under fire yesterday for his claim that a...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M 3 Responses Mar 5, 2013

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    A Study In The Contrast Between Journalism And Propaganda

    ‘So You’ve Just F*cking Given Up?’ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/23… MSNBC, Fox News and CNN have all nestled into their roles as left, right and “color commentary” networks respectively, which is convenient when you’re deciding...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M 1 Response Jan 23, 2013

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    Obama Makes First Baby Steps To End War On Drugs

    A new day for the ‘war on drugs’ http://maddowblog.msnbc.com/_news/2013/04/25/17913914-a-new-day-for-the-war-on-drugs It didn’t get much attention, but the Obama administration did something interesting yesterday: it unveiled a new approach on U.S. drug policy. As...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M 1 Response Apr 27, 2013

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    Given The Choice, Women Candidates Are Better Off Being Assertive Than Fluffy

    As Media Coverage Of A Female Candidate’s Appearance Go Up, Her Chances Of Winning Go Down http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2013/04/08/1833511/women-candidates-physical-appearance/ When President Obama elicited outrage for saying that Attorney General Kamala Harris...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M 1 Response Apr 8, 2013

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    For-profit Prisons Worked So Well For Stalin, America Has Put Them On The Nyse.

    Factory owners: Federal prisoners stealing our business http://money.cnn.com/2012/08/14/smallbusiness/federal-prison-business/index.html Unicor, a government-run enterprise that employs federal inmates to manufacture goods for federal agencies...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M Apr 7, 2013

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    Tesla, Spacex And The Aerospace-entrepreneurial Matrix

    Tesla Model S receives highest safety rating of any car ever tested http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/08/20/1232582/-Tesla-Model-S-receives-highest-safety-rating-of-any-car-ever-tested?detail=email Independent testing by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd 61-65, M 1 Response Aug 24, 2013

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    Obama All the Way

    I voted today for the first time ever..... i never paid attention before through the years..... but i care now so i made sure to go vote on my way to work....
    EEYORE6 EEYORE6 36-40, F 8 Responses Nov 4, 2008

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