Life After Obama?

Discussion in 'The Constitutional & RKBA Forum' started by XShooter, Apr 28, 2009.

  1. XShooter

    XShooter New Member

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    Provided we survive the next 3.5 years of the Obama administration and the democrats in Congress......who do you think should run for president? Who would you vote for? Who do you think is currently interested in running for that office?

    I think it's important that we start looking for Obama's replacement now! I wasn't happy at all with most of the meatheads that ran last time. I'd like to find someone who supports our 2nd amendment rights and begin to support him/her immediately. I don't see the logic in waiting until the last minute.
     
  2. azsigman

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    To be brutally honest with you, after this last prolonged campaign, I really do not want to think about politics, crooked politicians full of BS promises, until absolutely forced to. At this point, I don't know who will replace the jerk and I am too fed up with politics to care.
     

  3. GMFWoodchuck

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    Huckabee I think stands a good chance. Alan Keyes might do better than what he has in the past depending on how far Obama takes things. Newt Gingrich may make a pretty big splash, as I think he'll run. There might be a newer strong voice in congress right now in the making.

    McCain is history. And hopefully we don't get some other psuedo-republican-really-a-democrat like him to ruin things either. It's so hard to tell though. It won't be 3.5 years before we find out who's going to run. It'll be 2-2.5 years as the campaigning starts so early. The trouble is that our economy is so bad now that it has only one place to go and that's up. Obozo will take the credit and run with it and the American people will believe that he single handledly fixed it himself. When in fact a baboon could have done the same. I predict Obama will win a second term, as much as I hate myself for saying that.:(
     
  4. XShooter

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    I would vote for Huckabee, or Keyes in a heartbeat - Gingrich also. I have the opposite theory that you do. I think Obama has awoken the sleeping public. I have this theory that MANY conservatives didn't even vote - because they were too lazy, but now that they are seeing what they got by doing nothing (ie not voting) they will show up at the polls next time.

    I'd even be willing to guess that only 1 in 5 NRA members even went to the polls on the last election.
    I don't think Obama has a prayer of getting re-elected - sure don't. I think people who didn't vote last time, will definitely be voting next time. I think alot of people actually thought McCain would get elected even if they did nothing.
     
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  5. Teejay9

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    Let's hope McCain's through. We don't want or need him. I think we need a forceful, dynamic person who believes in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. I'd vote for anyone willing to stand up to the career dimwits and has put the People's needs ahead of special interests, lobbyists, and closet liberals. These people have nearly ruined America by overspending money and shipping our jobs overseas. I really don't know what kind of country they envision. If it's anything like Obama, I'm against it. Turn off the teleprompter! Socialism and bigger government is killing us. Go back to Kenya or Indonesia, and take Mrs. Huxtable with you. TJ
     
  6. ponycar17

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    I may be biased because of my state but I believe Mark Sanford stands a VERY good chance if a truly Conservative Governor is competitive in the 2012 race. Sanford has proven to stand by his Conservative credentials and has set himself aside as different from all other Republican governors, even to his own popularity ratings with know-nothings. :D

    http://www.newsweek.com/id/195088
     
  7. XShooter

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    I'm not entirely comfortable with Huckabee...I'll have to keep an eye on him. As for Keyes...I love his passion and straightforward manner...BUT...I think those 2 things will keep him from getting the job, because he's almost TOO excitable...like a loose cannon, almost. Although his impassioned responses are understandable, they may not go over well with a majority.

    Gingrich...from what I know, he's credible, intelligent, and more even-keeled.

    I think if McCain had won, we'd be doomed for chances at having a Republican in office in 2012. If the current insanity continues, people will be BEGGING for another "change"...and I hope we'll have just the person for them....someone whose course is charted back toward the Constitution!!
     
  9. SaddleSarge

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    I agree with this as well as pony's use of the word, "conservative." For me, it's a matter of "what," and not, "who," at least for me. "What" do they stand for?

    The system is broke and none of the party lines represent my ideals in totality...not the Democrats, Republicans, Libertarians, Independents, and especially not the "Green" weenies.

    My boy and I were talking about this last night and decided that we needed a new party, the "Conservative" Party. It would attract all those from democrat through all the others whose parties have abandonded their American ideals. I for one will be dropping my republican registration for 2010 and will be going, "no party affiliation."
     
  10. carver

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    Personally, I don't think it make any difference at all, as to who gets elected. We are many trillions of dollars in debt, and the Democrat party did not run up the total all by themselves, they had plenty of help from the Republicans. This Nation will never be able to pay it off. Yes, I know that the Democrat Party is Socialist, but so are most of the Republican candidates. If you doubt that then take a look at where they stand on health insurance/coverage. They all want a level playing field so that the majority of voters (the poor) will vote for them. Look at our school system, the Dems didn't do this by there selves either, they had help. Any man who would take a job in politics today in America, is either corrupt when he runs, or will be as soon as he is sworn in. I believe that everyone in power in our government is a crook, and belongs in jail. That is where our legal system would put me if I wrote checks on a bank account that had no money in it, and I knew it! Everyone of the people in power are guilty of spending money that they don't have, and filling their pockets at the same time with money that does not exist. They're not spending my money, or yours. They're spending your grandchildren's money, and your great grandchildren's money. Money that hasn't been earned yet, and by people that don't exist yet? All of them are guilty, and all of them have gladly, and happily, put this non existent money in their pockets, and will continue to do so. And it won't make any difference whether they are Republican or Democrat.
    Now you might think that this post is defeatist, it's not really. You see I am a Christian, and I believe certain things have to happen, and in a certain order. According to what I believe, things, are going according to plan. All hail the false messiah Obama! Come quickly Jesus!
     
  11. 45nut

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    First to address my friend Carver's thoughts on the deficit; Bush has about 1 trillion of the 10 trillion now. So, lets lay blame where it should go. Bush never saw a spending bill he didn't like and that's the #1 reason he left a bitter taste for me. #2 His lack of immigration policy. (I agree with you)

    Now on to the question. Personally, I think Gov Palin still has a great chance to win in 2012. My first choice would be Alan Keyes, then Sarah Palin followed by LA Gov Bobby Jindal. You should look at what he is doing in a state run by democraps since Huey Long's "Share the Wealth" program. Sound familiar??? :eek: Huckabee sounds good and I like his background, but he is really slick, like Slick Willy Clinton. I don't mean that he is crooked, but, he is a slick politician and that's what I'm afraid of now. Or it could be me? :eek: :D

    I will vote for Keyes in the primary no matter who else runs because Alan is a fanatic and I love someone that has unmovable morals and convictions. Especially when I share those same moral and convictions. :D

    I don't think he can win unless he gets in front of the TEA Party movement and gets most of their support. I like the idea of a CONSERVATIVE Party and maybe the TEA Party's are the start of that. Hope for the best, prepare for the worst.
     
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  12. yorkiepap

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    Hey guys/gals,
    Carver's post is my exact feelings with our totally corrupt political system. Yes. Carver, I do believe Jesus will provide the answer and it's not gonna be pretty.

    Denny
     
  13. Trouble 45-70

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    I hate to dump on the man, but I would vote for Walter Williams. At least he has been in the military, understands the concept of personal and national defence. He is a Profesor of Economics so at least he would know what he is doing. Most of all he believes in personal liberty and responsibility. The problem is that he appears to despise that D.C. crowd as much as we do and probably wouldn' want the job. If you havent done so, read some of his collums. If you do you may want to get some of his books. You cand find him listed in the Drudge report. If he did run, the NOW gang will provide some fine appoplectic entertainment.
     
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    As I see it, the biggest problem with the next election is not at all who will be running against BHO, but rather the absolutely incredible numbers of highly motivated pro BHO voters, due to their being somehow "on the government dole". When BHO gets to the end of his 1st term and has not placed a full sized government chicken in every pot, he will undoubtedly be able to make a truly excellent case for needing yet another term to do so. This whole BHO reign thing is part of a quite far reaching long range plan for the US. This current administration is already setting the stage for the 2nd BHO reign by getting all of the new 'for the masses' social programs close to but not in the potential Congressional approval pipeline, as well as they are working rather intensely behind the scenes upon key redistricting issues. The critical mass of outright believers in the BHO promise of a rather profound expansion of the government dole was what I believe pushed him over the top in this last election. AND unfortunately, he is going to have even more old and new hopeful believers the next time around. BHO's current approval numbers in the lower socio-economic demographic strata are just incredible. The few at the top of the economic food chain probably despise him, but who cares about them? Those big dollar tax donor folks are just too few in numbers. The widespread intrinsic political appeal to the campaign message of taking from the few (producing) 'rich' and somehow giving to the vast multitudes of (non-producing) 'poor' is incredibly strong. AND again unfortunately, what we are also seeing today is an incredibly vast expansion of those that we might consider to be 'poor'. It is all about demography.
     
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    Hussien may follow Lin.coln.'s pres.iden.cy more closely than first anticipated :eek: