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Are you better off than you were four years ago? Probably not. However this time might look great compared to where we are four years from now.
I'm better off than I was 8 years ago
Be careful what you wish for, you many get it. The next four years are going to be interesting. Families are going to have to move together. Jobs will be cut back to 28 hours per week. You will not have a direct link to the doctor. Food will be sky high and gas, I cannot even imagine. Hope you have ammunition set aside for it will be sky high.Any employee who is not essential will be gone. Unemployment will skyrocket and Obama is clueless. Food stamps and welfare will be cut to the bone. Get ready! The rich run this country and they always will. Rich folks founded this country and now you have decided that they are your enemy. They have fed and clothed you for years, but purse strings have closed. Money will continue to flow offshore. Look at Phoebe. Next move will be to bring in Puerto Rico as a state. They voted for it. They will have 2 senators and several Congressman who will be Democratic for sure. Monies will be diluted.
Rich people founded this country?? I beg to differ. I do agree with you they do run this country in the name of big business and corporations..which is waaay worse than big government.
Beg to differ all you want, but Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, but the only poor one in the bunch was Hamilton. Name a poor one I'm waiting. We have never had a poor president and they all richer when they left office. Big government is using tax payers money to pay off deadbeats for their votes. 1000's of folks will be unemployed after the first of the year or cut back to 28 hours per week. I hope you do not have a 401K for you will be paying half of it in taxes plus Obamacare taxes too.
Inflation within one year will make payment of interest on the national debt start to become unpayable. Then, things will start to be reduced but welfare and food stamps won't be the big losers, defense will because you can't have "guns and butter' and butter out votes guns, as the Russians learned. But perhaps this is fitting since by that time our enemies will be "us" and the one-govt world a kinder, gentler place where guns are in museums, not in homes.
Really? You almost sound as bad as the guy who said we'll be under "marshall law" in a few years. Ha he couldn't even spell it right.
And you posted who's they? lol
Go OBAMA!!!! There will always be someone to complain. Keep moving Forward!! No need to post squawks daily about Obama he is still in office. Just do what you have to do to survive. Geeze there are people with real issues on the east coast. Post a squawk asking people to come together to send funds or better yet go help out then u won't have so much time on your hand to squawk about the PRESIDENT
tduncan... nice gesture to want to help those in need, but it is evident you have not been keeping up with the news. The arrogant NE union reps told Alabama electricians coming to help out to go back home because they did not have a union card. And there are still many in the northeast without power for weeks. Let the truth be known where the problems and delays are coming from.
We will be worse by 2014 than any of us has ever been before. I worry more for the kids than for myself. The only way we will come out of this is if Jesus comes back to get his people.
I am pulling my 401k and IRA monies from money markets and stocks. Putting it all into the almost No Interest Certificate of Deposits. When my kids were young I regulary bought United States Savings Bonds but now days I dont trust the Government of Obama to handle my money. If I were to get paid back it would have to be from borrowed money from China. Also I would not buy an electronic bond from Obama. They might say oops what bond you be talking about.
I support the United States of America but not the current Federal Regime.
You might want to rethink that. In January Capital Gains, Interest and Dividends go to 44.7% tax. At least your 405K shelters you from that, and there should be an account similar to a CD to out it in. That is until they figure out how to tax it as dividends and Interest and Capital Gains when you draw it instead of as income, which it currently is.
I pulled my investments out too. Obama is horrible for business. The markets dropped big since he was reelected. And 5 pages of companies have now announced they will be laying off employees because of the election. And others are only hiring part time employees because of obamacare. Americans voted for it, now we are getting it.
Beg to differ with you squawker....he has run America into the ground.
Paraphrasing a comment I heard recently: It's not wars, famines, hurricanes, or even political fallouts that threaten this country; it's the ignorance of its people!!
It's not Al Qaeda America needs to worry about. It's the American people America needs to worry about. America is it's own worst enemy. Iran, North Korea, China are all laughing at us. They won't need no nuclear missiles to destroy our country, our country will destroy itself.
I'm doing great.....what city do you live in????
My farm is doing great and my hogs are getting big!!! I'm thinking about buying a new tractor for Christmas with all the money I have saved since Obama took office. What do you think, a new John Deere or Ford???
They have farms on Cherry Ave.?
no, you getting it mixed up with the street where yo moma be walking all night.........
Yo mama is one of those fat smelly hogs rolling in the mud.
weak comeback...try again......
Better than your comment sweathog.
DO NOT ask me a Republican to send money to those folks in the NE. Nada. If they are foolish enough to vote again for Obama, then they will live with the consequences. Republican purses are closed and now America belongs to you. Deal with it. I could care less about NJ and NY. You asked and seem to want so have at it. I will also no longer eat or drink or buy gas at know Democrat places. Groceries and gas will all be bought in Lee Co. Only at Republican stores. We do not have to accept Obama and there will be hard times to come. Hope most of you can get by on 28 hours per week. I have my ducks in a row. Hope you do.
i I am the same way. I used to contribute to all the charities. I am done with that. They can raise my taxes but they wont get another dime from me to charities. Not another dime.
You sound like the liberals in '04...So you are going to research all of this and shop only at Repub places? Ha what a joke.. So now all of Lee Co. is Republican? Sounds like a waste of time to me.
You are the problem with America pal. Most of you Obama haters are so close minded you don't even wake up and realize America as a whole is changing demographically. Change in ways you backwoods GA rednecks can't even imagine. Have you even left the south ever in your life? .Go watch some Fox News and fill your mind with more BS. BTW- I'm not a "Crat"!
iI think we are all glad you left Albany! No, I have lived elsewhere and loved it. I came back and would have loved to stay. I can choose to buy anywhere I want it is my money not yours. But I can tell you when I left Albany I was not trolling on this board and giving my 1/2 cents worth. You are more emotionally attached than anyone else. I am not a gambler, but I bet you gave given no time or money to any charities. Just like all of the Obama voters. They are too busy looking out for themselves.
I know I am glad that glad left Albany, thank you chinaberry, my thoughts exactly.
Why not do a Rick Perry : Cut congress to part time and cut their wages in half.
They already work part time anyway.
This is a bipartisan suggestion.
My comments will be made to the following points, but with the number of idiots that believe in this congress and this president, it appears to be hopeless. This country will pay for this election in more ways that the last three generations have ever seen.
My believe is in Jesus and that he will return for his people. Are you one of them? We all better spend more time on our knees and in prayer than ever before because he is in control. Our military will be reduce to almost nothing, our medical providers will not be around as we have known them, our retirement will be taxed along with any other benefits that we have to the point that a lifetime of working means nothing and as a farmer's son, this country will see prices for food to the point where we cannot afford it. Farmer's will be put out of business and this president will let imports take over what they once produced.
Enough said. Pray for all Christians that simply, "May His will be done".
Apparently it was god's will that Obama win the election, so why are you complaining? By the way, Jesus hasn't come back in 2000 years, so don't hold your breath.
There's your problem...you actually believe Jesus is going to come back and save you. You are the idiot everyone has to worry about. The republicans better distance themselves from extreme righties like your self or your party is doomed
What are you talking about? Billybob said not to hold your breath regarding Jesus return. I would think, by Billybob's statement, that he does not think that Jesus will come back anytime soon. I do not think that he is the idiot here, you are, for making your inane comment.
Bulldawg-I'm not bashing Billy. Im bashing 43cop...read the posts in order. I don't ever think Jesus is coming back.
Such constructive conversation!
you got that right.. this column is the most miserable and shameful part of the Herald.. not to mention Albany itself...
And you make it more miserable.
He ran His mouth a lot........and didn't say much. Plus He had to read every word.
At least he can read.
How about doing something constructive to help out the situation instead of sticking your head in the sand and complaining? You could volunteer, teach, mentor...etc. I guess that would mean you have to possess something other than the ability to be a bitter old man/woman.
We emerged like a Phoenix from the Revolutionary War, survived and grew stronger from the Civil War, defeated the Central Powers in WWI, made it through the Great Depression, decimated the Axis Powers (the greatest threat ever known to freedom), dispatched the Soviet Union and felled the only invader to mastermind a plot to make it to our shores.
Don't you think it might be that you're overestimating the negative impact of Obama? Truth is whether we elected RR, RP of whomever, we'll make it through just fine. Americans are a pretty resilient group on the whole with good DNA. I am looking forward to Thanksgiving and our traditional catfishing trip to our friend's pond afterward.
I am a little worried that I am coming down with something. I agree with FT and BillyBob.
I simply do not understand all of this 'the sky is falling' mentality. I voted for Romney, although I'm Libertarian or really just a pragmatist. Having said that, Obama won. And guess what. The sun came up Wednesday morning. And again on Thursday. It will continue to rise everyday for the next 4 years. The last 4 weren't very different than the previous 4 under Bush. No one is coming to take your guns. No one is chaining the doors to your church closed. If you are a good, productive employee who gets results and positively impacts the bottom line, you will have a job, and you will be paid well for it. Everyone settle down.
If you are a good, productive employee who gets results and positively impacts the bottom line, you will have a job, and you will be paid MUCH LESS for it. Everyone settle down.
^^^ [insert ignorant comment above] ^^^
If you are productive and generate profits, why would you be paid less? That just doesn't make any sense. I really am curious as to why you think you will be paid less if you are a producer.
You will be paid less because Obama wants to raise the tax for businesses to 45%. Therefore, the businesses, in which people are top "producers" will not be paid as much because the business cannot afford it.
Under those circumstances, good income producing employees are even more valuable. Your mindset is wrong. In a tough business environment, a company can't afford not to have good people. You've got to generate revenue. That's the name of the game. Bring value to the table. Deliver more in return than you require in investment and you will be fine in any situation.
obama is going to take more from the people who are assets in this country to pay to take care of all of his followers who are liabilities in this country. You cant even pay for your own birth control. obama says its my financial obligation to prevent his pathetic supporters from getting knocked up.
Ya your minimum wage is gonna drop...not gonna happen
Tax chart goes up dummy so you take home less and you will have to pay Obama more unless you are already covered on insurance.
Come back after the New Year and let us know if you are still working.
It has reached the point where the only difference in Democrats and Republicans is better and cleaner clothes, the person inside them is the same. I expect the Republicans to meander left in search of others to put in the voting tent. But others won't come since the other tent is bigger with better benefits. As a result, the meander will be harder left to continue a process what won't change. We reached the "tipping point" on this election.
For some the president's re-election is evidence the apocalypse predicted by the ancient Mayans for December 21, 2012 is coming. For others its just another day. I'm somewhere in the middle.
The Mayans didn't know crap from shinola about the future anymore than we do. Dec. 21, 2012 will be just another day. People shouldn't be worried about something they have no control over.
The people that voted for him have nothing to lose. Its not like they actually pay for anything themselves. They are taking from us and obama will enable them to get more. So I will not work anymore overtime, in fact I am seriously considering going on disability myself and getting out of this parasite infested area.
Your an ant,what are they taking from you?..Work that OT and vote repub. Get that disability and draw off of us business owners and non worker ants. The only thing I agree with you on is that you should get the heck out of Albany.
But we are glad you left. BTW it is You're an ant, not your an ant. unless of course you think I am lying. Ha!
Who's they? You are being to general here. Please elaborate....
THEY are all the people I see sitting on their porches and walking up and down the streets in the middle of the day instead of working to support themselves. obama put record numbers of people on welfare. obamas making it very profitable to be a do nothing lazy bum.
who's they? learn proper English. Who is they. lol I can tell you're a product of the DCSS. who are they? don't that sound better?
At least he/she didn't say Who they is? LOL!
All of you Obama haters sound like the liberals in 2004 when Bushie won...
I asked a man I knew yesterday who he voted for. He said "President Obama" I asked him whether he thought Romney would have a better chance at creating jobs. He said "Man, I don't want no damn job, that's for you white folks. I gets everything I need, we gets a check, I get my free cell phone, food stamps...job? Man, you crazy" Well, at least he was honest.
I find it hard to believe that was actually said by the "man" you asked.. I actually see this as a racially charged post. There are plenty of "white folks" suckin' on Uncle Sams teat.
You would only see this post in an Awlbinny newspapers blog. Only in the south...
You calling me a liar? I've known this man for 20 years and I know he has never had a job the 20 years I've known him.
yep your a liar.
Yeah. I don't believe that conversation happened either. I'm sure there are people with that attitude, but I in no way believe you had that conversation.
Absolutely there are people with this attitude. It's pretty easy to point out that this is clearly a race issue. Everything seems to be a race issue in Awwwlbinny. Why do you think I left???
No progression? No problem....
And we are glad you left and hope you never come back.
Well that shows you don't know anything, BTW you need to replace that gap in your front teeth, maybe wear some braces or something.
You're an idiot! and I am glad you left Albany too. As bad as Albany is, it's a better place because of it.
those kinds of people are the majority in Albany. Thats why the city is nearly bankrupt. Thats why all the industries here are leaving. More will be following Merck, Delphi, Cooper, Bobs, Macgregor, etc. Look at Phoebe. They get so many patients that are from the ghetto that when a decent person comes in they soak them.
bitter old liar..
Filthy old pervert.
Everything that comes out of your mouth is a lie, even that dog poop you eat doesn't aggree with you, that is why you vomit all the time.
you are the vomit master......look at your ignorant posts!!
Every post you write is ignorant, stupid, worthless, makes no sense, has no value, but couldn't expect anything better from someone who has sh*t for brains.
That man also said any black man a fool for getting a slave job when they can go to Obama and get them some.
Well if America gets in a war with Iran, they can't blame that on Romney, but I am sure they would blame Bush for it. Nobody would blame Obuma for it.
Obama won't go to war with Iran..and he's really not interested in Israel's interests. He'll give them their yearly stipend and that'll be it.
I'd have to say Romney would have been more apt to got to war over Israel's interests than Obama. Romney has to pump up those government contracts to Halliburton somehow.
At least Obama would keep the tax dollars at home...better than sending our tax dollars to the middle east.
WRONG. GE has not been paying any taxes since obama was elected. They are building new facilities in China. So the money they save not paying taxes here is being spent in China. BTW Immelt is the CEO at GE. He is also an economic adviser to Odumba.
If Iran attacks, Obama won't have no choice but to go to war, but then again you may be right. After all Obama has done nothing about the recent Libya attack. Iran could attack America and Obama would try to convince America they are just blowing off steam.
Saw this on the news -----Frustrations growing as victims of Superstorm Sandy wait for help. Gee I thought Obama would have had them taken care of by now. If that had been Bush the democrats would have been raising hell to the highest and hottest level as to why nothing has been done. With Obuma as president the democrats are silent.
Of course people will be frustrated,but you can't blame the whole situation on OUR president, just like you couldn't blame Bush fully for the Katrina debacle. It's sad how all of this has turned into a Democrat vs. Repub affair. YOU my friend are the reason this country continues to be divided and will be until you pull your head out of your rear and decide to be proactive. Instead you continue to bellyache and complain about things that might happen...doomsday scenarios. Get a grip
You say that, but they blamed Bush for it. That D@mn Bush! This is all Bush..........These people need taken care of and Bush is out on his ranch vacationing and all other junk they were saying.
He has already declared it a disaster area and immediately visited the area and helped the Governor get help to the cities affected. I know that bothers you that he is real president who cares about people unlike GEORGE BUSH!!
He still hasn't taken care of them, otherwise they would not be frustrated because they have not been taken care of yet. Declared it as disaster Duh! That is not giving them the help they need. They don't need to know it is a disaster, I believe they figured that out for themselves. They need help, not a bunch of hot air. He ignored the Libya attack and he is slow on acting on this.
Can't Fix STUPID, Obama will have America like a third world country in next few years.
Oh gawd..another classic post.
Have you ever been to a 3rd world country?
Let me rephrase this..Have you ever been out of Georgia?
Gladileftalbany, have you ever been to a third world country? I guess leaving Georgia elightens you or something. I have been out of Georgia and out of the country for that matter. I guess that would make me super enlightened or something. The moral of this comment is don't chide someone for stating their opinion of a situation if you do not share their opinion.
I'm enlightened because I have traveled to other parts of the world and have been humbled beyond belief. I know the USA is not even close to a 3rd world country and yes I have been to few 3rd world countries(Uganda,Ecuador-2nd world,Guatemala,and Honduras) actually and I can say there is no comparison. Imagine life without clean water,no basic necessities and and virtually no communications,infrastructure or transportation networks to speak of..yes I have experienced this and yes I have been all over this great country(48 states) and our country doesn't hold a candle to the poverty I have seen in the 3rd world
And actually leaving Albany for good does enlighten you in lots of ways...Not dealing with race tensions,crime,ignorance and realizing there are much better places to call home can enlighten you quite a bit actually.
I would also bet you have never been in the military nor out of the country. If you had you would not still be here posting. You are probably still here. Albany use to be a great town, but you can see just the place our country is heading. Look at Albany and you can see. We as a country are a laughing stock of the rest of the world. We even had blacks voting yes for Amendment 1 because they thought they were voting to help schools. Now they will be segregated again, and only cream of the crop will be allowed to go. See how stupid you are. Whites and high achieving blacks will be the only ones there at the expense of public schools.
Albana Ga is like a 3rd world country. Ever been down Society Ave? Obamabots in the projects.
Albany is quite far from a third world country. I hope you're just using hyperbole and aren't actually that uninformed.
Albany is looking like a 3rd world country.
Sorry, we are already a third world country. Became that when President Jackass moved islam into the white house...
What evidence do you have that Islam has been moved into the White House? What does that even mean? Clearly, you've never been to a third world country if you think the United States qualifies as one.
FM-Your ignorant comments speak so much about yourself...last time I checked one of Constitutional Bill of Rights is something called "Freedom of Religion". So what if he's a Muslim, he can worship whatever he wants.
Have you checked on what "Mittens" Romney really worships? Mormons are wackjobs buddy...trust me, I live in the heart of Mormon country.
What evidence do you have that Islam has not been moved into the White House?
Yes I have been out of Georgia as far as visiting a third world country no, not a veterinarian either but know a horses a$$ when I see it., I also have all my teeth and speak english.Your president has done more to divide this country that any one person has in the last 30 years. You can not have more Takers than Makers. PERIOD
He's not your president as well? Are you not an American?
Well,next time you get a chance,go to a third world country,I think you'll change your mind on trying to compare apples to oranges.
I do NOT consider that buffoon to be my President. He is just an incompetent boob that a little over half the country elected so they will not have to work for a living.
We didn't vote for him, therefore he was not our president of choice.
He is YOUR PRESIDENT whether you like it or NOT!!!!
He is not my president, never was and never will be, he is your president not mine.
FM-Your ignorant comments are scintillating
Gladuleft2 Time will tell, get in line follow like sheep. Anything that is given to you can be taken away. But liberals do not comprehend.
Glad I passed through this left when I did!! I have a few years left and see no reason to extend...!! Wonder what's going to happen when small businesses are shut down, the working folks have no jobs and join the welfare lines. Who's going to subsidize government then?
Why will the small businesses be shut down?
They are going to shut down because of Obamacare. They are not going to pay more taxes on top of taxes. Or they will cut employees to 28 hours per week and hire another one to make up the difference. This is something that you should have already known before you followed pied piper into the sea. The rats probably trusted pied piper too.
Still popping the champagne......Everyone is invited to a Obama celebration party at Buffalo Wild Wings tomorrow (sat) during the Georgia Vs. Auburn game!!!! See you there!!!
Better drink away for they may not be here after the first of the year and Obamacare kicks in. This is one place you could never pay me to go.
Yep, this is da corch. He wanted a meet and greet there once before...
I got the idea from the da corch......I stole it.....great idea!!
Stole from yourself jack@ss? Not surprising.
He's popping the Obuma Kool Aid, hopefully the cork will shoot up and poke him in the eye.
we are here!!!! Where is Sister Ruby and Vomit????
The vomit is in your mouth along with that dog poop you eat.
My friends, it is what it is, stop complaining obama is in , okkkkkkkkkk, "God has our back" now let all us say amen , talk to me about 22 year old ,mayor of Dawson Ga. as of January 2013, still wet behind the ears, or not enough experience, it is what is, now my friends be nice ,but honest.
My friends, it is what it is, stop complaining obama is in , okkkkkkkkkk, "God has our back" now let all us say amen , talk to me about 22 year old ,mayor of Dawson Ga. as of January 2013, still wet behind the ears, or not enough experience, it is what it is, now my friends be nice ,but honest.
There are some very miserable people in Albany. Most of you are not mad because the President is so bad as you say. It is clear by most of your post it is the color of his skin that upsets you. Its sad to be stuck in a box. I did vote for Obama and I make a good living not on welfare. I own my home and several properties, I raise my son and my foster children to be respectful. Just because I voted for Obama does not mean I am lazy and looking for handouts. There are citizens that support Obama who are productive. Lets stop stereotyping and being racist. No need to be bitter and squawk daily about the President. Smile and keep it moving
If you vote for Obuma you are supporting those lazy people on welfare that are unproductive. The only thing they produce is more babies and more welfare, then 11 years later, those babies have babies which produces more welfare etc. And with that welfare increases the crime, so basicallu you are voting to bankrupt and destroying this country.
GREAT POINT tduncanspradley!!!!! Where have you been??? Its good to see some positive posts speaking the truth for a change.....
And coachcockroach is one of those miserable people.
ignore him.......he is obsessed with the coach......
You are the coach Jack@ss! And you are obsessed with yourself.
Question for tduncanspradley----------Why is racism so bad in south georgia these days?