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I doubt it.

To be honest, I don’t think so.  In fact, I don’t really think that a democrat will get in office for a while.  Obama got in for two reasons:

  1. Throughout 2012, he’s been the reformist.  Reformists tend to have advantages in times like these.
  2. He has an incredible gift of speech.  Sometimes, the content of his speeches are irrelevant, has he has the incredible ability to charm people with his tongue.

     But let’s pretend like we’re in a state of nuetrality for a moment.  Let’s say that the last president has had an effect that left us without a fixed opinion on politics.  Then let’s listen to Obama’s policies, and think about them a bit.

Obama’s Stance on Firearms

     Starting out with Obama’s gun policies, well throughout his campaign, he’s been on “both sides”, hasn’t he?  He has been telling the NRA and such groups that he was pro-gun, while he has been telling organizations such as the Brady campaign that he was anti.  To find out which of these claims is honest, we must look at his voting record.

  • Barack Obama voted for an Illinois State Senate bill to ban and confiscate “assault weapons”.
  • Barack Obama voted to allow lawsuits designed to bankrupt the firearms industry.
  • Barack Obama wants to re-impose the Gun Ban created by Willam Clinton.
  • Barack Obama voted to ban almost all rifle ammunition.
  • Barack Obama has endorsed a 500% increase in the federal excise tax on firearms and ammunition.
  • Barack Obama has endorsed a complete ban on handgun ownership.

     From these facts, we can come to a reasonable conclusion that Barack Obama is not pro-gun, as he claimed in a letter addressed to NRA members.  If he manages to get congress to agree with him on any law with a tight restrictions, American gun owners would not be pleased.  When 2012 comes, many gun owners may be swayed by his policies.

Obama’s Energy Policies

     Obama’s energy policies are the worst.  In a speech in San Francisco, Barack Obama publicly stated that he had energy policies that would tax the policies.  According to him, people would be permitted to build coal energy plants, but “they will go bankrupt” due to taxes on greenhouse gas emissions.  Considering that coal power plants emit massive amounts of greenhouse gases, and also that Obama has bluntly stated that his policies will bankrupt the coal industry, there’s not much of a chance that the coal industry will remain intact. 

     Roughly 50% of the nation relies on coal for their energy, which means that 50% of the nation would be powerless.  Of course, the removal of power would have a domino effect on all jobs.  People who work with computers, machinery, etc. would be left jobless.  Of course, people who work in offices, such as managers and CEOs use computers quite a bit.  If they are unable to work, everyone of their workers would lose their jobs as well.  If a CEO of a fairly large company goes bankrupt, the people in local areas wouldn’t be the only people to be affected.  All products would cease to be sold, and this would cause inflation, and more dependence on foreign goods.  In the end, there’s very few people who wouldn’t be affected by this.  The environment is an issue, but the economy is by a bigger concern.

     Obviously, the outcome of an election depends on the effect of the previous president.  That is the very reason why John McCain lost, and it is also the very reason why the democratic cantidate will lose if Obama manages to pass his policies.  In times of trial, the reformist always wins.  If all is well, there is no need for reform.  For those of you who will be the senior of society someday, you will not soon forget your transfer from the fireplace into the fire.  I don’t see Obama or the democrats getting in office for quite a while after Obama’s term.  In the meantime, we can’t do much except for hope for the best, and watch as events unfold.  In 2012, make the right decision.  Don’t let us repeat the mistakes we made on November 4, 2008.


     Gun BaN Obama