Grading Obama

Discussion in 'Health and Wellness Forum' started by Cookie, Aug 1, 2010.


How you would grade Obama?

  1. A

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  2. B

    1 vote(s)
  3. C

    0 vote(s)
  4. D

    1 vote(s)
  5. E

    8 vote(s)
  6. Incomplete

    1 vote(s)
  1. Cookie

    Cookie .

    Oct 7, 2005
    I wasn't sure where to put this but since, the results of his term reflects on our health and welfare it became obvious.

    What grade would you give to Obama?

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is giving himself a grade of "incomplete" for his presidency even though he says he has a "pretty good track record."

    Obama tells CBS' "Sunday Morning" that his grade is incomplete because the economy has yet to fully rebound.

    Still, Obama cites accomplishments — preventing a complete collapse of the economy, saving the financial markets and the auto industry, and passing the health care law.

    The president says he feels sometimes that his administration isn't getting the credit it deserves, but he says that's because Americans remain scared, angry and frustrated.
  2. 3m

    3m New Member

    Mar 3, 2009
    You left out trying to bankrupt this country
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  4. Cookie

    Cookie .

    Oct 7, 2005
    That would be an E? :)
  5. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

    Aug 31, 2004
    Cave Creek, Arizona
    Since I am neither homeless or a minority, I cannot think of anyway he has helped me. But since there are a lot of those who are, they will give him a passing grade, and since all he needs is "numbers" they will help his grade.
  6. Ian Gills

    Ian Gills Senior Robin Hood Guy

    Jul 24, 2007
    Robber, with some DIY on the side.
    Otherwise known as "democracy" which is what the Founding Fathers committed treason for.

    I think he's done a great job on improving the country's image abroad as well as tackling some of America's greatest social issues.

    It's just a deep shame that he came to power at a time where he had to pick up the pieces from the Bush Depression. That challenge, alone, is enough to put any party out of power for a decade.

    He's a symbol of a Great America and I very much like living here because he is your President.

    Thank you Mr President, God bless you, and may God bless America.

    To not like him and His Office, is to bad mouth America. Not me.

    Let's hope he gets to work on Cap and Trade soon, so I don't have to put up with any more TV adverts on American coal being cheap, "clean" energy. Yeah right. Tax the heck out of it and get some wind and solar in here people. Which in itself will create jobs, not cost them.

    My hand is ready in my pocket to pay my contribution towards this Great Country's energy independence in a clean, sustainable way.

    Last edited: Aug 4, 2010
  7. Cookie

    Cookie .

    Oct 7, 2005
    Don't take this the wrong way Ian, :) but, will my hand fit into your pocket too? Because mine only has lint coming out of them.
    Last edited: Aug 4, 2010
  8. nhmaster3015

    nhmaster3015 Master Plumber

    Jul 30, 2008
    The granite state
    Ian, nobody does tongue in cheek as well as you. :)
  9. 3m

    3m New Member

    Mar 3, 2009
    Is that what you call it ?
  10. Cookie

    Cookie .

    Oct 7, 2005
    It kind of reminds me of work yesterday. My boss tells me, " don't cock an attitude" I tell her back that I will cock an attitude anytime she does to me... I walk away.

    Ten minutes later she hunts me down and finds me asking this: Can I ask a huge favor of you?

    I looked at her like thinking what planet she was from Jnaas2, but had to know what this huge favor indeed was. Oh, she wanted me to work my day off.

    I am still off on Friday. Thanks. :)

    (I was so mad on my home that I ran over a curb and ripped my bumper half off, so, now was at the mechanics at 8 am.) If I didn't share my car with my youngest son and that I want things as safe as possible for him, I would say that it was worth it just to release the excessive build up of steam in my head. :)

    I can see why men divorce their wives, she probably drove him crazy and is working on me. If she calls me Sunshine one more time, I am going to buy one of those fake planets from a science store and put it where the sun doesn't shine for her. Bet her exhusband would clap. :)
    Last edited: Aug 4, 2010
  11. Cookie

    Cookie .

    Oct 7, 2005
    Ah, what a blessed day. :)
  12. Scuba_Dave

    Scuba_Dave Extreme DIY Homeowner

    Jan 5, 2009
    Used to be in IT
    South of Boston, MA
    In some areas E stands for Excellent

    F is for Failure
  13. Hairyhosebib

    Hairyhosebib New Member

    Jun 23, 2010
    I read that if the cap and trade passes you won't be able to sell your home until it meets some kind of energy star rating. A government employee will come to your home and determine how efficient it is. You may end up spending thousands of dollars just to make it meet some federal mandate in order to sell it!! And that government employee will charge you $200.00 plus dollars for the test. This is just like the car exhaust tests they do here in the Phoenix area and other places.

    Read this slowly, let it sink in, VOTE in November

    This is about as clear and easy to understand as it can be – please read it.

    The article below is completely neutral; not anti- republican or democrat.

    Charlie Reese, a retired reporter for the Orlando Sentinel has hit the nail directly on the head, defining clearly who it is that in the final analysis must assume responsibility for the judgments made that impact each one of us every day.

    It's a short but good read; worth the time and worth remembering!

    545 vs. 300,000,000


    Charley Reese has been a journalist for 49 years.

    545 PEOPLE--By Charlie Reese

    Politicians are the only people in the world who create problems and then campaign against them.

    Have you ever wondered, ‘if both the Democrats and the Republicans are against deficits, WHY do we have deficits?’

    Have you ever wondered, ‘if all the politicians are against inflation and high taxes, WHY do we have inflation and high taxes?’

    You and I don't propose a federal budget. The president does.

    You and I don't have the Constitutional authority to vote on appropriations. The House of Representatives does.

    You and I don't write the tax code, Congress does.

    You and I don't set fiscal policy, Congress does.

    You and I don't control monetary policy, the Federal Reserve Bank does.

    One hundred senators, 435 congressmen, one president, and nine Supreme Court justices equates to 545 human beings out of the 300 million are directly, legally, morally, and individually responsible for the domestic problems that plague this country.

    I excluded the members of the Federal Reserve Board because that problem was created by the Congress. In 1913, Congress delegated its Constitutional duty to provide a sound currency to a federally chartered, but private, central bank.

    I excluded all the special interests and lobbyists for a sound reason. They have no legal authority. They have no ability to coerce a senator, a congressman, or a president to do one cotton-picking thing. I don't care if they offer a politician $1 million dollars in cash. The politician has the power to accept or reject it. No matter what the lobbyist promises, it is the legislator's responsibility to determine how he votes.

    Those 545 human beings spend much of their energy convincing you that what they did is not their fault. They cooperate in this common con regardless of party.

    What separates a politician from a normal human being is an excessive amount of gall. No normal human being would have the gall of a Speaker, who stood up and criticized the President for creating deficits.... The president can only propose a budget. He cannot force the Congress to accept it.

    The Constitution, which is the supreme law of the land, gives sole responsibility to the House of Representatives for originating and approving appropriations and taxes. Who is the speaker of the House? Nancy Pelosi. She is the leader of the majority party. She and fellow House members, not the president, can approve any budget they want. If the president vetoes it, they can pass it over his veto if they agree to.

    It seems inconceivable to me that a nation of 300 million can not replace 545 people who stand convicted -- by present facts -- of incompetence and irresponsibility. I can't think of a single domestic problem that is not traceable directly to those 545 people. When you fully grasp the plain truth that 545 people exercise the power of the federal government, then it must follow that what exists is what they want to exist.

    If the tax code is unfair, it's because they want it unfair.

    If the budget is in the red, it's because they want it in the red.

    If the Army & Marines are in IRAQ , it's because they want them in IRAQ . If they do not receive social security but are on an elite retirement plan not available to the people, it's because they want it that way.

    There are no insoluble government problems.

    Do not let these 545 people shift the blame to bureaucrats, whom they hire and whose jobs they can abolish; to lobbyists, whose gifts and advice they can reject; to regulators, to whom they give the power to regulate and from whom they can take this power. Above all, do not let them con you into the belief that there exists disembodied mystical forces like "the economy," "inflation," or "politics" that prevent them from doing what they take an oath to do.

    Those 545 people, and they alone, are responsible.

    They, and they alone, have the power.

    They, and they alone, should be held accountable by the people who are their bosses.

    Provided the voters have the gumption to manage their own employees...

    We should vote all of them out of office and clean up their mess!

    Charlie Reese is a former columnist of the Orlando Sentinel Newspaper.

    What you do with this article now that you have read it......... Is up to you.

    Sales Tax

    School Tax

    Liquor Tax

    Luxury Tax

    Excise Taxes

    Property Tax

    Cigarette Tax

    Medicare Tax

    Inventory Tax

    Real Estate Tax

    Well Permit Tax

    Fuel Permit Tax

    Inheritance Tax

    Road Usage Tax

    CDL license Tax

    Dog License Tax

    State Income Tax

    Food License Tax

    Vehicle Sales Tax

    Gross Receipts Tax

    Social Security Tax

    Service Charge Tax

    Fishing License Tax

    Federal Income Tax

    Building Permit Tax

    IRS Interest Charges

    Hunting License Tax

    Marriage License Tax

    Corporate Income Tax

    Personal Property Tax

    Accounts Receivable Tax

    Recreational Vehicle Tax

    Workers Compensation Tax

    Watercraft Registration Tax

    Telephone Usage Charge Tax

    Telephone Federal Excise Tax

    Telephone State and Local Tax

    IRS Penalties (tax on top of tax)

    State Unemployment Tax (SUTA)

    Federal Unemployment Tax (FUTA)

    Telephone Minimum Usage Surcharge Tax

    Telephone Federal Universal Service Fee Tax

    Gasoline Tax (currently 44.75 cents per gallon)

    Utility Taxes Vehicle License Registration Tax

    Telephone Federal, State and Local Surcharge Taxes

    Telephone Recurring and Nonrecurring Charges Tax

    Not one of these taxes existed 100 years ago, & our nation was the most prosperous in the world.

    We had absolutely no national debt, had the largest middle class in the world, and Mom stayed home to raise the kids.

    What in the hell happened? Can you spell 'politicians? ' I hope this goes around THE USA at least 100 times!!!

    YOU can help it get there!!!



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