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Archie Bengal Bunker
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re: Why I voted for Obama

At least OP has convictions.
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coondaddy21
LSU Fan
Louisiana
Member since Oct 2012
715 posts

re: Why I voted for Obama
another single issue voter.... LOVELY!


petar
Miami (FL) Fan
Miami
Member since May 2009
5890 posts

re: Why I voted for Obama
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another single issue voter.... LOVELY!


Still better than many voters out there


RogerTheShrubber
LSU Fan
Juneau, AK
Member since Jan 2009
100951 posts

re: Why I voted for Obama
Well, at least the guy has a cause though I think it might be a little misguided.


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kingbob
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Sorrento, LA
Member since Nov 2010
23832 posts

re: Why I voted for Obama
That's another problem, claiming CO2 is a pollutant. Not even proponents of Climate Change (CERN and NASA for two examples) still claim that CO2 is a root cause or even a major contributing factor. If you studied ice core data, you'd know that CO2 is, at best, a lagging indicator of climate change (and not a very reliable one at that) as it often doesn't correlate. There are many periods throughout time when CO2 increases and temperatures decrease and vise-versa. You would know that if you looked past the biased UN and Al Gore climate data and researched it yourself.

The problem is when politicians try to coerce scientists (through grant money and prestige) to tow a party line so as to grant more power to themselves. If there was a true solution to climate change, it wouldn't be some poorly veiled attempt at redistribution of wealth through the destruction of our energy industry. It would be through planting more forests, monitoring more potent green-house gasses like Methane, monitoring salt water content in the North Atlantic, and generally being responsible with our planet, not trying to cripple political opposition and big business to enrich yourself.

Did you know that Al Gore and Goldmen Sachs own more than a 50% share in the Carbon Exchange Market in Chicago? That would mean that if Cap and Trade became law, they would net multi-billions. Did you also know that Cap and Trade was tried in Europe and failed miserably as Carbon Emissions increased and the exchange created a bubble that soon popped? Do some research on your own next time some Liberal Democrat tries to tell you they're going to save the planet.


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acgeaux129
USA Fan
We are BR
Member since Sep 2007
15011 posts

re: Why I voted for Obama
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Many are. I think the "republicans will destroy the earth" is about as stupid as "Democrats will take your guns."



Well, one's a lot easier to prove than the other.


Wild Thang
USA Fan
10-7 Superbowl!!!!!
Member since Jun 2009
24777 posts

re: Why I voted for Obama
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I'm not even going to bother.


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RogerTheShrubber
LSU Fan
Juneau, AK
Member since Jan 2009
100951 posts

re: Why I voted for Obama
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Well, one's a lot easier to prove than the other.



On some level, yes.


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USMCTiger03
LSU Fan
Member since Sep 2007
65667 posts

re: Why I voted for Obama
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The problem with the EPA under the Obama administration is that their regulations aren't designed to protect the environment. In fact, most of them won't save a single tree or animal. Most of their regs are designed to punish businesses, reward cronies, punish political enemies, and expand the power of the agency.

This.


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peopleschamp
Wright St. Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Feb 2006
6576 posts

re: Why I voted for Obama
Neither party is perfect. Both parties have candidates who are hypocritical. Obama has many flaws as does Romney. Remember these guys are politicians not angels.


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Blue Velvet
Colorado State Fan
Apple butter toast is nice
Member since Nov 2009
18185 posts

re: Why I voted for Obama
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I voted for Obama
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me a conservationist and strong proponent for the protection of the environment
No, you aren't.
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and continues to be, a party that denies the relevance of protecting ecosystems and therefore the wildlife that goes with it.

Can't argue with that. However, that's because they've steered from capitalism; not because they don't support the ridiculous policies you favor.


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Gmorgan4982
Member since May 2005
101746 posts

re: Why I voted for Obama
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I'm a hunter
Wow, so is Obama. He just hunts people with drones
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cutting funds for “big” government organizations that work towards conservation
Here's an idea. Why don't these organizations convince me that giving them money is a good idea? Or is it better/easier to just lobby the government so the government thugs can steal the money from me?
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but I just wanted to offer up something else for the majority of posters on here to think about other than ... taxes
But you just said you were in support of ... ah, frick it, nevermind.


CollegeFBRules
LSU Fan
Member since Oct 2008
20250 posts

re: Why I voted for Obama
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Or is it better/easier to just lobby the government so the government thugs can steal the money from me?


I've come to the conclusion that you were right all along.


Blue Velvet
Colorado State Fan
Apple butter toast is nice
Member since Nov 2009
18185 posts

re: Why I voted for Obama
:see link in sig:


petar
Miami (FL) Fan
Miami
Member since May 2009
5890 posts

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Zed
Alabama Fan
Member since Feb 2010
8298 posts

re: Why I voted for Obama
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Wow, so is Obama. He just hunts people with drones


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Gmorgan4982
Member since May 2005
101746 posts

re: Why I voted for Obama
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I've come to the conclusion that you were right all along.
Another convert!

Note to self: Head to Walmart tomorrow to pick up some Kook-Aid.


CollegeFBRules
LSU Fan
Member since Oct 2008
20250 posts

re: Why I voted for Obama
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Kook-Aid


If Freudian, perfect. If not, I'm drinking either way.


Gmorgan4982
Member since May 2005
101746 posts

re: Why I voted for Obama
Walter Block and his Stefan Molyneux-hating ways.


RogerTheShrubber
LSU Fan
Juneau, AK
Member since Jan 2009
100951 posts

re: Why I voted for Obama
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but I just wanted to offer up something else for the majority of posters on here to think about other than ... taxes


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But you just said you were in support of ... ah, frick it, nevermind.





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