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Submitted by DANIEL REDMOND (United States), Dec 2, 2008 at 02:01

Well, gr, the problem with your logic is that it doesn't exist. You say that Obama is "dependent upon and reverting back to the failed Clinton policy of treating terrorism like a crime." What evidence is there to support that belief? I have seen no indication that Obama intends on abandoning the fight against the terrorists. Rather, he has vowed to disengage from the increasingly pointless and costly occupation of Iraq and divert those terror-fighting resources to other areas, such as Afghanistan and the Pakistani border, where al Queda are known to exist. This is a step in the right direction.

As for the meltdown in our economy, although it was technically 'triggered' by an abundance of sub-prime lending gone bad the bank failures had more to do with the completely unregulated derivatives market that had run amok in the financial sector. This accounted for the majority of bank failures. And the most recent party crashers at the begger's banquet for government handouts, the auto industry, are near bankruptcy because of failed management policies over many decades. You can't blame Congressional Democrats for their problems, although I'm sure you'd like to.

Outside of that, what's left?

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