Top Ten Reasons the Democrats Should Not Win the 2016 U.S. Presidential ElectionTherandom
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Every country in the free world has a national health care plan, and now the U.S. Is included, thanks to Obamacare. It's not perfect, and of course Republicans don't want it to succeed and have been working to destroy it. Ted Cruz might back off a bit, now that he's on it! Call it Obamacare, the Affordable Care Act, or whatever you want to, but we do need a plan if we want to be considered one of the greatest countries in the world.
Obamacare was a good idea, just flawed. I would like to see a revision in the future. It would help so many people.
By the way, ISIS was ONLY a threat with Obama in office. They're a fairly new terrorist group, compared to Al-Queda anyway.
Also, Obama is a better president than Nixon and Bush. Can't say the same for Carter though. I'll admit that he's one of our worsts. Don't know much about the third one you've mentioned. I'll have to do my research.
Also, like Positron mentioned, this is pretty much the exact same list as before.
Ter president than - Alpha101
Buddy, how is this any different from your previous list? It's just the same things reworded for a liberal's perspective. - PositronWildhawk
You know, the idea of universal health care is awesome, but then companies suffer and lower wages and then the middle class/poor end up suffering.V 5 Comments
Republicans are guilty of that too. They straight up said they wouldn't let Obama do anything when he was reelected. So, they straight up said that they wouldn't let Obama accomplish anything when he was reelected. So, they straight up said that they were going to sacrifice FOUR YEARS of hard work just so the democrats don't win! - HeavyDonkeyKong
And all I'm waiting for is the
Support your argument, man. - keycha1n
Taxes have only gone up on the richest one percent under Obama, and they were grossly underpaying before. You'll recall how Warren Buffett pointed out that his secretary pays more in taxes than he does.
BlueTopazIceVanilla, please grow up. This comment is one of the reasons why people hate you. You will pay taxes when you grow up, so swallow the truth.
Raising the taxes feeds the rich, but it buries the poor. Poor people need to make a living too. - Nonpointed
Um... what did I just read? I always thought cutting taxes feeds the rich, and raising taxes helps the poor. As the guy 2 comments above you said, taxes only went up on the richest one percent under Obama. - allamassal
Actually, Obama cut taxes for millions of families as part as his stimulus bill. Taxes have only gone up on families making 250k or more. - Alpha101V 3 Comments
If a republican wins, it won't be. - Therandom
We spend over 10% of GDP on our military.
More than nearly any other country.
I fail to see why we need a better military. - keycha1n
So we can kill every member of ISIS. We need better control. Our military has really weakened over the years. - Therandom
No. hillary is a hawk, she would make the military stronger
The death penalty is murder. There are other ways to handle criminals - JaneMoffat
I'm a Republican and I don't support the death penalty. The death penalty is murder just like abortion so I don't support either of those. It's better for them to rot in prison than murder them. - emily3232
Democrats are against the death penalty? So was Jesus...
No. death pleanty don't reduce crime, incraniation does. the piont is, you give people life in prison instead of death
ISIS exists because of Republican George Bush. Republicans know this is true, because they won't let Bush campaign for their candidates and they go out of their way to ignore him. Even Bush's own brother tries not to acknowledge him.
If we had a Republican, this would be over. - Therandom
Technically, ISIS was founded mainly because of Bush's policies on the Middle East. Sure, Obama did let ISIS gain more territory by temporarily removing troops from Iraq, I'll give you that. But ISIS is now steadily losing ground. - Alpha101
ISIS exists because of both Bush and Obama. - marmalade_skies
Not every democrat is the same as Obama - JaneMoffat
With this summer's court ruling, this ship has pretty much sailed...
And that's a good thing. - Pegasister12
God says NOOO to gay marriage
I guess being able to go to college and not having to declare bankruptcy over hospital bills is really a drain on the working class. - marmalade_skies
You don't seriously think the Republicans are going to do anything to help poor people, do you? They only help those who contribute to their campaigns, like the Koch brothers and the NRA.
I was homeless twie. It was a very stressful period for me and my mom. Governemnt did nothing. There are so mnany people living in poverty! - HeavyDonkeyKong
No, Democrats are not supportive of abortion. I have never met a Democrat who thought abortion was a good thing. What Democrats support is the right of a woman to have a choice. This is where being a democracy with freedom of religion comes in. I'm aware that Christians feel the fetus is alive inside the womb, but not every religion agrees with that and we do have freedom of religion. I'm old enough to remember before the Roe vs. Wade decision, and if you think making abortion illegal would end abortion, you are vastly kidding yourself.
I'm in favor of allowing better access to contraceptives and sexual education in order to reduce the amount of abortions in this country. I'm surprised many have not mentioned this idea yet.
Abortion is murdering living babies
Yeah, like I want the baby of someone who raped me for example! Where's the individual choice in being against abortion? Is Trump the one who has to decide for what I want? And don't come with weak ethics comments about christianity, there's a choice of religion or/and atheism in America. I don't want to live in a state who dictates my choices and who is against individuality.V 2 Comments
This is probably the most legitimate reason to not vote for democrats, at least not yet. Common core does not let students have a personalized learning path. - LegoGeek21
I took common core my senior year. I HATED IT. The material made no sense to me.
I don't even have to explain why I hate it so much. - TheYoshiOverlord
YOLO! VOTE FOR TRUMP TO END COMMON CORE - RyanMtheGamerV 2 Comments
The only democratic president I have a nearly perfect opinion about is JFK. He didn't cause Vietnam War, Lyndon Johnson made it worse. Lyndon Johnson, Obama, Carter, Buchanan, and Andrew Johnson are the worst democratic presidents. - doodie
Actually, Kennedy did cause the Vietnam war. Don't know where you're getting your information from. And sure, Johnson expanded the war, but he had so many other accomplishments. He even regretted his decision to expand the war, and even fell into depression because of it. - Alpha101
Sorry, therandom. Any unbiased list ranking presidents has Obama in the upper third, often ahead of Reagan. Buchanan was too long ago to be relevant. Carter is doing such awful things nowadays like building homes for the poor and overcoming cancer. Should we also mention that neither Buchanan, Carter, nor Obama is running in2016? I see no one on the Republican side that I would have any confidence in whatsoever.
What about George Bush? And then George HW Bush?
Both of them were literally buffoons with clown wigs. - keycha1n
They're not as bad as the ones listed above. And at least they gave us strong military. - Therandom
Andrew Jackson?V 2 Comments
So you're going to base the future of our country on who Nicki Minaj votes for? Gee, who could argue with that logic?
Russia, Ukranie, Belarus...? They're not in the EU! Also, Russia is part European but 70% is part Asian as a continent. Learn your geography before you write something. Europe is Holland, Italy, France, Germany etc... Don't see the problem. All those countries have proper working social healthcares, democratic laws etc... When I read this list all I see is a United States with crazy people walking with guns in their hands shooting at Mexicans, black people, Muslims etc... and listening to leaders who are greedy capitalists protected by a military state. Is that the America you want?
What's wrong with that? - 12cc
What do I read there? What if another country invade us? What if a guy gets a gun illegally? You think you're gonna make the big difference in that case just because you own a gun? Isn't the military army not there for protection? Isn't police not there to protect domestic problems? Are you paying taxes for them just for fun?
If the " guy " did get a gun illegally it's maybe because there are too much guns in circulation, plus a criminal or a criminal mind isn't interested in following laws about guns. If there's a gunban or not he will get a gun if he want to. Or are you saying that just because you own a gun you will be able to stop crime? And where's the question " What if a " guy " gets a gun legally and becomes a criminal afterwards? Just look at mass-shooters in those cases. Guns have only one purpose, to kill. And if you're saying that it's just for protection it means in reality that you're a potential killer too. How come there are less crime rates in countries where ...more
We need to defend our lives
God bless waving gun senators, God bless America and Viva Las Vegas!
So people will not die
Sorry, that's a very ignorant statement. Japan has no gun rights, and almost all murder victims are killed. What if another country invades us? What if a guy illegally gets a gun when you communists ban them? Hmm? It's going to be the Prohibition Era all over again. Crime will NOT decrease. - 1337
That's not being stupid. It's stupid if you actually are in favor for greedy capitalism, for the GOP ( greedy oligarch party ), for letting banks, corporations, Wall street etc...do whatever they want to do with people's earned money. Socialism would bring a equilibrium into the greedy stupid United States.
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2. Barack Obama has damaged this country, and the next democrat will make it worse
3. The democrats would make our military even weaker