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Posted: 11/6/2012 10:32:43 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by BadGnOmens:

Reread your comment and realized I failed to answer the question... Let me try again..... I grew up in Hinsdale, IL, feel free to google....
Town is quite wealthy with one of best public education systems in the nation... However I know that I am lucky and that because I have two parents who busted their behind, got opportunities and seized them, that I was able to grow up there..... 

That is not the case for most people on this planet who either never get the opportunities or do not have the support to seize them, and many within our country. Most of these things are simply where the darn you are born which no one has control of. We are all lucky we didn't wake up in N. Korea which basically people us for life right, simple luck. 
I firmly believe that we will never be stronger than our weakest link and all of "every man for himself" thinking is what is going to hurt our country most of all. We are all in it together, as much as many people wish it were not so.

The saddest thing is extremists from both sides think the other side is the SOLE problem. Those people ARE the problem.

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Posted: 11/6/2012 10:39:35 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by mellow_wolf:

2 suggestions:

1. Investing $2500 in your young daughter's future education is the much wiser move, if you are a truly concerned and caring parent.  

2. Overseas travel, outside of your native Wisconsin, would be enlightening and perhaps change your perspective on what America is and what it will continue to be. "Doomed" is a term I would reserve for many third world nations, not the U.S. Not even close, my friend.

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Posted: 11/6/2012 10:50:38 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by bunny651:

The saddest thing is extremists from both sides think the other side is the SOLE problem. Those people ARE the problem.

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Posted: 11/6/2012 1:21:01 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by tuttle22:

No you're not.  Thanks for the insult though I'm not sure what less I could have expected from some of you.  If you want to know the truth I started the NFL/Ncaa football season with $500.  I am up a little over $3,000 so far and decided to put $2500 on Romney.

I never used to be big into politics at all.  I am a 26 year old guy who grew up on a farm in good ol' Packer country.  I've busted my behind every single day to earn every buck I've ever made.  I work primarily off of commission which is a scary way to live, but it's all I know.  With the way things are my last resort would probably be the military, but I hope it never comes to that.  I've seen first hand what some of my family and friends have gone through in the past few years.....and to be honest it's pretty depressing. 

My primary reason for getting concerned with politics is my two year old daughter.  I grew up in some pretty amazing times in America.  Times I believe we can have again and times I am fearful my daughter will never get to enjoy.  The more knowledgeable I got over the past few years, I realized the more conservative I became.  I believe in the people of America....not the government.  We have the ability to govern ourselves.  America spends an enormous amount of our current GDP on something that clutters every system it touches.  I could probably go on for hours but my money is on real change..... and if it fails so be it, we'll all move on.  Good luck to all you guys w/ the rest of football season and ALWAYS...........


No insult from me. It sounds like you are growing up. Caring about this country and your child's future here shows the mind set of a caring Father. But for both of your sake check the dread ahead thoughts and just focus on today and what you can do to make it the best day you can for both of you. God Bless. 
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Posted: 11/6/2012 3:40:03 PM

Romney wins, it is common sense. 

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Posted: 11/6/2012 3:52:42 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by ClubDirt:

my guess was going to be, "because there's only $5 left in it."  i still could be right though.  am i right?
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Posted: 11/6/2012 7:55:24 PM
He's asking himself, "is it too late to hedge"?
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Posted: 11/6/2012 11:56:20 PM
Sorry for your loss man!
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Posted: 11/7/2012 1:00:52 AM
Does this mean you're joining the military now?
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Posted: 11/7/2012 1:34:33 AM
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Posted: 11/13/2012 5:22:55 AM
i have to think this is a joke
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