Who was the worst president in your life time

Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: jpete On: Sat Sep 01, 2012 3:46 pm

freetown fred wrote:Now, other then the want to debate, I'm sure you know the answer to that one--but just in case, yes, I know it does. Not the job title part in the menial world--but to take on the responsibilities of President & Vice President?? indeed it does


I won't even get into Romney's philosophy. He's been on every side of every issue so he clearly doesn't have one.

But Ryan, in his speech before Congress asking them to vote for TARP even said it went against his philosophy, but he was going to do it anyway.

So when the next bubble bursts, can you trust him to stick with his philosophy or go against it again?

You are putting in awful lot of faith in guys who have no track record of doing the right thing.
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: freetown fred On: Sat Sep 01, 2012 3:52 pm

Some people think he did do the right thing "at the time" and I do firmly beleive that faith wins heads over heels to lack of faith--let's say it's of a spiritual nature. ;)
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: franco b On: Sat Sep 01, 2012 3:52 pm

jpete wrote:How does a change in job title change your philosophy?

It may or it may not depending on the unique demands of the new job which differ from that of the old job. State government differs from federal government.

Even voting records may not predict future action because we can't know all the reasons for a vote. Often a politician will go along with something he disagrees with to get something else he considers more important. Politics is the art of the possible, rather than a rigid stance on principle and get nothing. You live to fight another day.

As for the Romney Ryan philosophy I much prefer what they say over what Obama has to say concerning business, energy, and role of government. If elected they will push in that direction. Even absolute monarchs had trouble getting all they wanted so there will be compromise and lots for you to criticise, but things will move a bit more in the direction you favor than if Obama remains.
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: jpete On: Sat Sep 01, 2012 4:01 pm

freetown fred wrote:Some people think he did do the right thing "at the time" and I do firmly beleive that faith wins heads over heels to lack of faith--let's say it's of a spiritual nature. ;)


You can pray.

I'm going to stick with math.
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: I'm On Fire On: Sat Sep 01, 2012 4:04 pm

Let's see. I'm pretty young so I've only experienced a handful of them.

Jimmy Carter - Ehh.. I was an infant.
Reagan - I was really too young to really know.
Bush - He was my first real president so I guess he was ok. Again, still too young to really understand.
Clinton - Again, I didn't really pay much attention, but he was kind of cool.
Bush - He was worse than his old man, but he was ok.
Obama - Guy's an *censored*. I hate him. I really started paying attention to him. I've been affected by his *censored* up retarded policies and I've been burned by him financially. So *censored* him.

Guess we know where I stand.
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: rberq On: Sat Sep 01, 2012 7:28 pm

I'm On Fire wrote:Let's see. I'm pretty young so I've only experienced a handful of them.
Jimmy Carter - Ehh.. I was an infant.
He got better as he got older. Unfortunately he wasn't president any more.
I'm On Fire wrote:Reagan - I was really too young to really know.
You're lucky. But you probably noticed that your Mom started feeding you ketchup in lieu of green vegetables. Just as healthy.... And he raised taxes.
I'm On Fire wrote:Bush - He was my first real president so I guess he was ok.
He had experience and he had some sense in his head and he raised taxes.
I'm On Fire wrote:Clinton - Again, I didn't really pay much attention, but he was kind of cool.
BJs in the Blue Room, who could ask for anything more?
I'm On Fire wrote:Bush - He was worse than his old man, but he was ok.
Don't forget it was really Cheney and Rummy performing the duties of president. So I guess we can't really blame him personally for the damage and devastation, except for being asleep at the switch. And he cut taxes to help pay for his war. Good man if you need some brush cut.
I'm On Fire wrote:Obama - Guy's an *censored*. I hate him.
That's understandable. He's no worse than lots of others, but he's the wrong color so it's OK to hate him. Oh, and he "hates America", unlike every other president past and future.
I'm On Fire wrote:I've been burned by him financially.
Haven't we all? Pretty much EVERYTHING was broken when he took office, and even now he has not finished fixing it all. That's unforgivable.
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: freetown fred On: Sat Sep 01, 2012 7:38 pm

Why do you have such a knack for misquoting things, even when it's right in front of you in black & white. Trust me when I tell you, I am very familiar with ego's & self will run riot. For the sake of???? just appearing right to some ??? Nowhere did anyone/me mention prayer. If I remember correctly, memories are funny when you get older, you are a proclaimed athiest?
jpete wrote:
freetown fred wrote:Some people think he did do the right thing "at the time" and I do firmly beleive that faith wins heads over heels to lack of faith--let's say it's of a spiritual nature. ;)


You can pray.

I'm going to stick with math.
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: jpete On: Sat Sep 01, 2012 9:12 pm

freetown fred wrote:Why do you have such a knack for misquoting things, even when it's right in front of you in black & white. Trust me when I tell you, I am very familiar with ego's & self will run riot. For the sake of???? just appearing right to some ??? Nowhere did anyone/me mention prayer. If I remember correctly, memories are funny when you get older, you are a proclaimed athiest?


I'm a proclaimed agnostic. I like to keep my options open in case I get any new information. :D
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: EnergyManager On: Fri Sep 07, 2012 8:43 pm

Never realized how many of my relatives and friends stand to right of me and to the left of me until I joined Facebook and NEPACrossroads.
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: SMITTY On: Fri Sep 07, 2012 10:38 pm

rberq wrote:That's understandable. He's no worse than lots of others, but he's the wrong color so it's OK to hate him. Oh, and he "hates America", unlike every other president past and future.
I'm On Fire wrote:I've been burned by him financially.
Haven't we all? Pretty much EVERYTHING was broken when he took office, and even now he has not finished fixing it all. That's unforgivable.

Wrong color? :gee: Tow the party line much? :roll:

HIS WORDS: "If I don't get this economy back on track by the end of my term, well, then, it's going to be a one-term proposition." By his OWN standard ... or arrogance, depending on how you look at it, even HE figured his "awesomeness" would get the economy back on track in less than 4 years.

Why nobody can figure out that socialist/communist/marxist policies NEVER work, I'll never figure out. It's all right there in the history books for all to see. Every single time it was tried, it FAILED.

The REAL unemployment number today is 11.3% - It's FAILING today as well.
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: EnergyManager On: Sun May 19, 2013 6:43 pm

Do you all realize that is almost the 5th anniversary of this question.
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: michaelanthony On: Sun May 19, 2013 10:30 pm

Bush 2 makes Carter look dumb.........
Carter makes Bush 2 look stupid........
Bush 2 wins again.........................
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: SMITTY On: Mon May 20, 2013 11:24 pm

EnergyManager wrote:Do you all realize that is almost the 5th anniversary of this question.

Yeah, thanks for bringing it back from the dead. :roll:
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: dcrane On: Tue May 21, 2013 6:18 am

Interesting question, im sure opinions vary but as I see it their can only be 4 possible candidates Nixon, Bush2, Carter & Obama (I dont really remember Carter or Nixon) ... Obama is the worst I've ever seen and I would find it hard to beleive that any other could have been as useless with hands tied and failure to achive anything as much as Obama has. Im not saying he is a bad human or anything (he acually seems quite carismatic & kind) but he is a total fail as a Pres.
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Re: Who was the worst president in your life time

PostBy: I'm On Fire On: Tue May 21, 2013 7:32 am

Well, considering I was born in '77 my experiences with presidents started with Reagan but I was a bit too young to really remember him, then Bush, Clinton, Bush and now Obama. I would have to say that OBAMA is by far the WORST president I've ever had the displeasure of experiencing. This guy is a *censored* worthless piece of *censored* who has done nothing but ruin this country.
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