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Barack Obama for president 2012

“I'm inspired by my own children, how full they make my heart. They make me want to work to make the world a little bit better. And they make me want to be a better man.” — President Obama




You know I have done my very best to NOT be political this year on any social networks or blogs or anything because honestly people are idiots and they just want a reason to fight and I am all about being positive these days. I suffered two major losses this year with my dog of almost 14 years suddenly dying of Westie Lung Disease in January and then my father passing away in June. I was out of work for some of that time and the days were dark a lot of the time. That said, I was always hopeful about my future and one of the reasons is this man right here.

PRESIDENT OBAMA

He doesn't just stand for the left side, he stands for everything that is right in this world and it blows me away that everyone can't see that. He is all about family. He is about peace-but not such a wuss that he will allow the US to be attacked. He is about healthcare reform. He is about education. He is about putting America back to work. He is about balancing out the tax issue. He is about SOLUTIONS.

I am not going to slam the other side, because I don't need to. I am voting for this man, because of who he is, not because of who the other guy isn't.

We live in scary times and I believe our president is doing his very best to make the world a better place.

I used to be a die hard-Alex P. Keaton-Republican with Nixon as my favorite president followed by Reagan, but then I grew up and I read more and more and slowly I went to the left. I have lived abroad and I have lived here and I love America, but what we have now isn't working. I do my best to be open minded about these things, but an America lead by anyone other than Obama right now is an America that terrifies me.

I wonder, have these people read the constitution and I am talking GOP. Do they know that it said to let everyone in, all races, all religions? One nation under God-it doesn't say which God by the way-one nation not a divided mess that we are now.

I believe that Obama is a not only a great president, but he is a great man capable of real change. 

I encourage everyone to get out and vote and don't vote green party or independent, because there are two choices. Republican and Democrat period. Make the right one, it's your future, it's your parents future, it's your kids' future, this time is serious. 

Barack Obama 2012 

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  1. VERY well written and I could not agree with you more!! I am also COMPLETELY FED UP with all of the bickering and arguing that goes on between FRIENDS of mine. Barack Obama has the endorsement of Phil Jones Illustration as well!!

    I'm Phil Jones and I approve this message.

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  2. OMG just seeing this now. Thanks for replying.

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