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Obama is going to destroy our nation

Published 10:00am Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Well, President Barack Obama really spelled out just how he will ruin the economy, cost thousands of jobs, raise our electricity through the roof and cause us to rely more on the Middle East for our crude oil.

He has showed he cares very little for the working man, the person who pays the taxes.

By his plan to have the EPA regulate the coal fired power plants, he shows that he cares nothing for the coal miners, nor how they make a living, nor for the consumers who will have to pay for them to convert their plants by passing the cost along to the consumer.

If we have a country when he leaves office we will be fortunate, as we have gone into debt since he has been in office more than $7 trillion dollars and are going deeper every day.

By the time this man leaves office, he will have single-handedly have caused more debt than all presidents before him combined.

What will it take for the Democrats to open their eyes? George Bush isn’t in office and can’t be blamed for his reckless spending.

Barack and Michelle have traveled all over the world at taxpayers’ expense, taking separate vacations, spending millions of taxpayer dollars at our expense, and yet saying he is for the middle-income man. HA HA.

They think nothing of taking trips to countries, at our expense, and campaigning in Air Force One at our expense.

Let a Republican do what he is guilty of and the country would be screaming wrong, wrong. But, again, he’s a Democrat and that’s OK.

Phooey!

Homer Campbell

Ironton

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  • Geronimo

    Way to go BuckeyeFan , I thought there were only 5 , but I was wrong !! There are 6 of you !!

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    • BuckeyeFan1

      Way to go BuckeyeFan , I thought there were only 5 , but I was wrong !! There are 6 of you !!
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      In the words of Shooter McGavin from the movie Happy Gilmore, “wow, you can count”. What does that have to do with anything I said? Try to disprove some of my statements about what Obama has said, versus what he has done, instead of bringing pointless rhetoric and the excessive use of exclamation points to the debate.

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  • Geronimo

    As a PS: you’ve warned us of the destruction and doom Obama and the Democrats have in store for America and the world. I get it so STHU !!!!

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    • BuckeyeFan1

      No matter the facts you repeat the same thing over and over hoping to sway some people over with your B S…as long as it has a little or lot of hate and mistrust against “Liberals or Democrats”…Your side lost and the other side won!!
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      Geronimo, that sounds like a move right out of the Democrats’ play book. The party of lies, race-baiting, class-warfare…etc. They do everything they can to demonize their opponents and make themselves out to be victims (or pretend that they are concerned about some supposed victims in society).

      Since you believe Homer and his supporters are fed by “hate”, remind me again how much “love” the Democrat party has for religious folks, for unborn babies, for private property owners, for people who believe in the constitution…etc. The Democrat party is the party of hate and divisiveness. They are the party of infanticide and war (as long as a Democrat is in office at the time, otherwise they will be against the war being the hypocrites they are).

      Actually, the whole country lost when Obama was re-elected. Business owners, private property owners, unborn babies, military members, and basically every single American citizen.

      This is a president who believes he has the right to spy on American citizens, to violate their 2nd amendment rights, to ignore the constitution at will. Whatever happened to ending the wars or restoring our civil liberties? The man signed the PATRIOT Act back into law and then took it a step forward by signing the NDAA into law. The man believes he has the right to assassinate American citizens without trial-without due process. Whatever happened to bringing the troops home? He has sent troops all over the world in support of causes that have nothing to do with our national defense. This is a man that believes he has the constitutional authority to force the American people to buy any product he wants against their will (Obamacare)…still can’t figure out where in the constitution he was granted that authority.

      P.S…if you “get it” about the destruction that Obama and the Democrats have in store for America, then maybe you should stop being so apathetic about it. Speak up and do your part. Now for the record, the Republican party is just as corrupt as the Democrats. They are just as unprincipled when it comes to restraining government to its constitutional limits. They had a chance to elect a real conservative when Ron Paul was running for president. But they showed they weren’t interested in a truly constitutional president. That is why I am a libertarian.

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  • Geronimo

    You have it all figured out , don’t you Homer. No matter the facts you repeat the same thing over and over hoping to sway some people over with your B S. You have the same 2 or 3 people that agree with you on any topic , as long as it has a little or lot of hate and mistrust against “Liberals or Democrats” Well bad news for you.!! Most of us that take the tribune or see your letters here can still read. You try , with the help of your 3 friends to lump all Liberals and Democrats into one group. Your side lost and the other side won!! The world is going to end , but not because Obama or a Democrat is in charge!! GOD is in charge , you’re a Preacher and should quit this nonsense now. Your total support group consists 4 or 5 people. Think of how many souls you can lead to Jesus , not how many Democrats and Liberals you can lead to the Republican and Tea Parties. Its nonsense like this that’s destroying the GOP . Get over it make plans for the next election!!!

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  • mikehaney

    He “died when he was shot inside his church” in Ghassaniya, three separate local sources told the Daily Telegraph newspaper.

    The Custody of the Holy Land, a Franciscan order which is the official custodian of religious sites in the Middle East, had also issued a statement two days after Fr Murad’s death saying Islamists shot him.

    “Islamists attacked the monastery, ransacking it and destroying everything,” it said. “When Father Francois tried to resist, defending the nuns, rebels shot him.”
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    Shot eight times. Arms to Syria?
    Syrian rebel Islamists say thank you to their brother Islamist(Obama).
    Islamist rebels goal is to cleanse Syria of all christians, thanks to our democrat, socialist, Muslim, POTUS.

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  • mikehaney

    Why don’t the liberals/democrats just take over all utilities in our country. It would be another train wreck.

    Sure glad I still have a working well and a wood burning fireplace and live in Ohio where the summer heat is bearable without air-conditioning.

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  • mickakers

    BuckeyeFan1; Your comment is a bit naive. We the people are the government and it behooves us to look after our own interests and not rely on business and private property owners to dictate their desires and interests on we the people. May I suggest a read on the Industrial Revolution when the business magnates had free rein without due regard to the common man and woman. Without the EPA these same degenerates would have free rein in abusing the environment and it’s peoples. Rest assured they would do it for the benefit of profit.

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    • BuckeyeFan1

      “We the people are the government and it behooves us to look after our own interests and not rely on business and private property owners to dictate their desires and interests on we the people…Without the EPA these same degenerates would have free rein in abusing the environment and it’s peoples.”
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      Mickakers- We the people are the government? That is a naïve statement. Try to not paying your taxes then and see if you get away with it. Try to build a house without a permit and see how that works out for you. We are not the government-we are servants of the government these days. Instead of them working for us and representing our interests, we have ended up working for them and doing as they say.

      Who do you think you are to dictate what a private property owner can or must do on his own property? How dare you (or the unconstitutional EPA) assume the authority to dictate your desires on them? It is their property…not yours or the EPA’s. Without the degenerates at the EPA, the American people (most importantly private property owners) would be free from abuse at the hands of unelected government bureaucrats.

      Below is for Lil Hilary…

      “But you think we should get the lawyers and the courts involved in environmental issues? Something tells me the judges would side with the corporate polluters that are lining their pockets for their re election!”
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      The EPA is unconstitutional regardless of how great of a job they are doing (which they aren’t). They should not exist and our tax dollars should not be wasting on supporting their agency (especially considering our national debt/deficit spending). So you think that judges would side with corporate polluters due to potential monetary benefits? And what about the EPA? You don’t think they have special interest groups that are lining their pockets? You don’t think they are biased in favor of the government over the will/desire of American property owners? Why should we allow the government to dictate the manner in which we can utilize our own property? The answer is, “we shouldn’t”. Abolish the EPA and follow the constitution for a change.

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  • mickakers

    As an interesting PS: FPL does not service all people in the state of Florida. There are other Electric companies I am not familiar with.

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  • mickakers

    Geronimo; Yours may very well be the most intelligent comment on here, outside of Lil Hilary and hers is on the money or close to it. I think she may have read a recent flyer included in the Electric bills. That is a presumption on my part.

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  • mickakers

    BlLLCO; You could have very well been abusing your use of electricity while living in Florida. The proper way to determine your electric rate is the charge per Kilowatt Hour, not the sum total of your bill.

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  • mickakers

    Lil Hilary; My compliments on an informative and accurate description of Florida Power & Light (FPL) and it’s energy sources. FPL is a subsidiary of Nextera Energy Inc. and they are looking toward the future by investing in Solar and Wind not to mention Nuclear. I do have my concerns when it comes to Nuclear. Coal is an antiquated and environmental damaging source of energy and must be gradually phased out.

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  • mikehaney

    President Barack Obama’s strategy to curb greenhouse gas emissions doesn’t bode well for Florida.
    Obama announced last week that he wants tougher restrictions on carbon emissions from coal plants, which means closing or retrofitting many existing power generators.
    He wants more electricity generated from so-called “clean coal” plants, renewable energy such as solar and wind, and further development of nuclear technology that includes small modular reactors.
    Florida, however, has become heavily reliant on natural gas to generate electricity, with coal making up a big chunk of the rest. The state’s major utilities are struggling to build any new nuclear plants for a price that makes sense.
    And the state lacks a comprehensive, plausible plan to diversify its energy mix, say critics of state energy policy. The Sunshine State, for instance, has very little solar generation and no policy to support significant expansion of it.
    Tampa Bay Times, July 3 2013
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    Floridians may have to park their scooters every other day.

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  • BILLCO

    In the 25 plus years I lived in florida my electric bill was probably 35% more than I pay each month here in ohio.

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  • mikehaney

    Electricity generation in Florida is among the highest in the United States. Natural gas and coal are the leading fuels for electricity production, typically accounting for about 40 percent and 30 percent of net generation, respectively. Nuclear and petroleum-fired power plants account for much of the remaining electricity production within the State. Florida has more petroleum-fired electricity generation than any other State. Florida also a leading producer of electricity from municipal solid waste and landfill gas, although generation from those sources contributes only minimally to the electricity grid. There are no coal mines in Florida and coal-fired power plants rely on supplies delivered by railroad and barge, mostly from Kentucky, Illinois, and West Virginia.

    Florida’s per capita residential electricity demand is among the highest in the country, due in part to high air-conditioning use during the hot summer months and the widespread use of electricity for home heating during the winter months. Despite high demand from the residential and commercial sectors, total per capita electricity consumption in Florida is not high, because industrial electricity use is relatively low. About nine-tenths of Florida households use electricity as their main energy source for home heating.(70% from “coal” and gas)
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    Cut coal production and keep withen the state that produced it. If the old f—s in Florida start to fry, let em hitch a ride on a train north. Won’t need the trains for much else anyway.
    In the winter they can just drink scotch to keep warm. Apparently a lot of scotch is consumed in the summer also.

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    • Lil Hilary

      Florida power uses a diverse mix of fuels at power plants to generate reliable electricity. Because of fuel mix, FPL is recognized as a clean energy company, with one of the lowest emissions profiles among U.S. utilities. FPL’s carbon dioxide emissions rate, for example, is 35 percent better than the industry average. FPL currently obtains most of electricity from clean-burning natural gas. Nuclear power, which produces no greenhouse gas emissions, is responsible for another significant portion of power production. In addition, FPL has begun operation of three commercial-scale, emissions-free solar energy facilities in the Sunshine State. 73% comes from natural gas, 15% Nuclear, 4% coal.

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  • mickakers

    Homer; As a PS: Remember President Dwight David Eisenhower (Republican) and all his Goff playing? People wondered how he had time to fulfill the duties of office. Interesting how misconceptions play a part in the formulation of an opinion. In my humble opinion, Dwight David Eisenhower was one of the greatest generals of all time. I will refrain from commenting on his presidency out of respect.

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  • mikehaney

    The Germans ignored Hitler and look what a nice guy he turned out to be.

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  • mickakers

    Homer Campbell; Good to see you back in print. However, that being said, I find your comments lacking in depth and historical perception. Your radical Republicanism tends to cloud your thought and judgement. We survived Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge and Herbert Hoover all Republicans thanks to Franklin D. Roosevelt a Democrat. We all should give thanks to the EPA for it’s regulations on behalf of the populace and the environment. We must look toward the future and what it provides for our energy sources, this is imperative for the survival of our country and civilization in general. I have great respect and admiration for President George W. Bush, he was a man of his times. I also think Jeb Bush would make an excellent candidate for the Grand Old Party. At the present time, knowing what I know, I would vote for him. I do not think President Barack Obama will destroy our nation, he does not have the power. I do think, we the people, have the power to destroy our country and it’s moral integrity. Are we doing this?

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    • BuckeyeFan1

      We all should give thanks to the EPA for it’s regulations on behalf of the populace and the environment.”
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      Really, we should give thanks to an unconstitutional agency? For what, wasting our tax dollars? For telling business owners and private property owners how and in what manner they may use their supposed property? Should we thank them for requiring people to get permission to move dirt or water around on their land (since the all-powerful EPA might consider their property as wetlands)?

      The EPA should be abolished along with the DoE and several other agencies/departments that were never authorized in the constitution. In the words of Ron Paul, “Eliminate the ineffective EPA. Polluters should answer directly to property owners in court for the damages they create, not to Washington.”

      We should let the market system work (as Ludwig Von Mises stated) and allow the people to determine what energy sources they desire. Let them make their will known through their buying or through their abstention from buying of that particular source of energy. Give liberty a chance. I think we’ve had enough of the government trying to solve all of our problems. Give the free market a chance (not that we have a truly free market in the U.S.)and keep the government out of our lives.

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      • Lil Hilary

        EPA’s mission is to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment — air, water, and land — upon which life depends. For years, EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people. But you think we should get the lawyers and the courts involved in environmental issues? Something tells me the judges would side with the corporate polluters that are lining their pockets for their re election!

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  • mikehaney

    Under this President: break the law, win funding. Honor God, and lose it.
    Keep em coming Homer.

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  • mikehaney

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    The president Tuesday proposed the most far-reaching restrictions for coal-fired power plants ever put in place by a U.S. president. The plan focuses primarily on emissions of carbon dioxide, and for the first time would place limits on greenhouse gas emissions from more than 1,000 existing coal-fired power plants, and possibly natural gas plants as well.

    Obama cavalierly dismisses the impact on jobs and the economy in West Virginia, Kentucky and other coal mining areas. But local leaders, including those in his own party, think otherwise, predicting lost mining jobs and higher utility bills.

    U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin responded that the goals were “completely impossible to meet with existing technology.” U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall, who represents West Virginia’s southern coalfields, described the plan as “misguided, misinformed and untenable.”

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  • mikehaney

    I’m in favor of providing funds for Barry Soetoro to vacation in Africa the rest of his term.

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  • mikehaney

    Four F-16 fighter jets left the U.S. this morning, bound for Egypt as part of a foreign aid package critics say should have been scrapped when the nation elected a president who has called President Obama a liar and urged that hatred of Jews be instilled in children.

    A source who works on the naval air base in Fort Worth, Texas, confirmed the departure of the state-of-the-art fighter planes. Sixteen F-16s and 200 Abrams tanks are to be given to the Egyptian government before the end of the year under a foreign aid deal signed in 2010 with then-Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, a longtime U.S. ally.
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    And lets not forget arms to Syrian “Muslim”(remember the twin towers?) rebels with blessing from John McCain.

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  • mikehaney

    From one Muslim(Obama) to another(Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood)
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    They wrap up training today before preparing to ship out in the near future.

    Notice the spin here, that the troops are planning for “the possibility of protecting the country’s border with Israel.”

    That’s how the Obama regime might sell it, with the side benefit for them of raising anger towards Israel from the usual low information voters. But the truth of the matter is that Israel has never requested or needed U.S. troops to protect its borders, its own military being more than equal to that task. And the Israelis, in any event, have already finished their security fence on the Egyptian border.

    This is being done to protect Egypt’s Islamist regime.

    In a vicious bit of irony, the training is being held at Fort Hood Texas…site of the murders of U.S. troops by Islamist jihadi Major Nidal Hasan.

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