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Show Of Hands November 3rd, 2014 2:42pm

Is America heading in the right direction?

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erikas8725
11/09/14 1:26 pm

It's becoming an oligarchy and not a democracy. But America is still the best country in the world!

iOS-guest-89127
11/08/14 7:45 pm

Not with Barack Obama

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orange1577
11/08/14 6:51 pm

Now the republicans control majority of the house, border restrictions and other topics will be resolved

Marciannie
11/05/14 7:50 pm

well, maybe after Nov.4th

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duckiestduck
11/05/14 6:37 am

LOL MY GOD THESE COMMENTS

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ladyniner81 no hope for humanity
11/04/14 9:18 pm

Some of These comments. *facepalm*

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JaydenBro
11/04/14 6:56 pm

no, they usually pay to much attention to one city or state. They never pay attention to the U.S. as a whole

DawnDanes New Jersey
11/04/14 3:21 pm

What is the right direction? Where do you want to see America go? How would we get there?

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ColdSteel
11/04/14 12:15 pm

Democrats are p****s and republicans are stupid Christians

ColdSteel
11/04/14 12:27 pm

I'm a gun enthusiast I shoot them for a hobby also I use my guns every day and I have never killed anyone or shot up a school

ColdSteel
11/04/14 12:28 pm

Sorry posted that in the wrong spot

Think Lovin Life
11/04/14 2:06 pm

... and Cold, you over generalize! Many Christians aren't so stupid.

SCOTTLE
11/08/14 8:00 pm

Ok "think" let's think about this, we aren't saying they (or you) are stupid. But just too.... How do I say it.... Tenacious. Lets be honest, sure having a hand gun is fine even the occasional shotgun. But who in hell needs an automatic rifle?

Think Lovin Life
11/08/14 8:05 pm

Scottle ... first of all, who's the "we"? And second you calling me or any Christian "stupid" only reflects on your ignorance, not mine.

Next, wherein the world do you get the notion that Christianity and guns go together? That's simply ridiculous!

Think Lovin Life
11/08/14 8:08 pm

Scottle ... if you read the terribly ignorant and blindly biased statement of ColdSteel, he/she/it actual did say specifically that Republicans are Christian and stupid.

kdawg42401 Charleston, SC
11/04/14 10:10 am

Straight down! I guess that counts as a direction! Obama is a idiot! I would say retard but that would be an insult to retarded people!

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vin woof
11/04/14 9:46 am

Straight to hell. No it's not.

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c2p1 Earth
11/04/14 5:57 am

Of course Delaware says yes...

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Nos4at2 demented weirdo
11/04/14 12:53 am

vote Linda Carter for president....Wonder Woman can use her magic lasso to have congress and foreign dignitaries tell the truth about things

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Think Lovin Life
11/04/14 2:08 pm

... from your description it's clear that you agree, even can't get MrO to tell the truth, keep his promises or even do his job.

Unfortunately, I have to agree.

Think Lovin Life
11/04/14 2:09 pm

... meant to insert ... even Wonder Woman can't get MrO to ...

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
11/03/14 10:50 pm

I'll tell you after tomorrow.

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PV2McIlvain
11/03/14 9:41 pm

It never was.

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mcdkm Houston
11/03/14 9:08 pm

No, but it will be after tomorrow.

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Think Lovin Life
11/03/14 9:25 pm

We can hope for real change!

vicy5423
11/03/14 8:32 pm

Not with Obama it isn't

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brisket Illinois
11/03/14 8:31 pm

The left direction.

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ColdSteel
11/03/14 8:24 pm

Democrats are fucked up if they had there way guns would be illegal democrats are retarded but republicans Arnt much better we need change we need a libertarian president

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sd123 San Diego
11/04/14 9:33 am

We really only use guns to shoot up schools and innocent black kids now so it seems like making them illegal isn't a bad idea. Not so much a 'bad idea' as it is 'common sense' but whatever I guess we all need to be armed for the revolution...

ColdSteel
11/04/14 12:11 pm

I use them for hunting and sport
And only 300 people have died from school shootings idk Why people think honk it's such a big deal

sd123 San Diego
11/04/14 12:19 pm

Well maybe 300 people shouldn't have to die so you can go shoot deer in the woods.

ColdSteel
11/04/14 12:23 pm

Maybe the United States should be more like Utah and allow teachers to carry guns to school owning a gun is a human right the governments sovereignty should not be allowed to take that away

ColdSteel
11/04/14 12:25 pm

And I don't plan on just shooting deer I plan on shooting wolf, moose, elk, brown bear, black bear, pheasant, goose, turkey

ColdSteel
11/04/14 12:28 pm

I'm a gun enthusiast I shoot them for a hobby also I use my guns every day and I have never killed anyone or shot up a school

sd123 San Diego
11/04/14 1:58 pm

Steel I believe you are a responsible gun owner. As are most who use their guns for hunting or target shooting. Sometimes it only takes a few idiots to ruin something for everyone, and that's how I see the gun problem.

sd123 San Diego
11/04/14 2:00 pm

It is only a small group (relatively) that uses guns irresponsibly, but the consequences of those people are hundreds / thousands of lives lost yearly. That's too costly.

scanjet4300 Atlanta
11/05/14 8:23 am

So should we ban silverware for making people fat? Since its guns that kill people, not people misusing them.

sd123 San Diego
11/05/14 9:36 am

Yes... We should ban silverware for people getting fat, that's totally the same as banning guns. (Rolls eyes)

Think Lovin Life
11/06/14 9:00 am

Jen ... unemployment is down for two reasons (1) because of the millions of discouraged workers who have stopped looking for work, and (2) because high paying full time jobs are being replaced by low paying part time temporary jobs.

Think Lovin Life
11/03/14 9:26 pm

If MrO's dreams were fulfilled, we would be!

jvc1133 61535
11/03/14 9:27 pm

Oh heavens, wish you had not said that: (

Think Lovin Life
11/03/14 9:29 pm

JVC ... did you or did you not leave that barn door WIDE open?

jvc1133 61535
11/03/14 9:31 pm

Yep, sure did , Shame on me

DIT New York
11/03/14 7:35 pm

I am getting out before it's too late for me
- High School Student

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ColdSteel
11/03/14 8:19 pm

We're you going to go I'm going to move to Alaska After I get my PharmD I America is better than every other country

Think Lovin Life
11/03/14 9:28 pm

Cold ... while its a bit difficult to determine what you were trying to say, it seems that you believe the U.S. is the best country in which to live.

If that's the case, where else have you lived so as to be able to make that assertion?

ColdSteel
11/04/14 12:20 pm

Ya that's true America is the only place I have lived I live in a suburb of Chicago I do not like it I like the great outdoors and the wilderness I've visited Alaska I like it there I've visited parts of Europe Canada and some pacific islands

ColdSteel
11/04/14 12:21 pm

America is the only place I see myself living and I'm a gun enthusiast so that's why I'm going to Alaska

Think Lovin Life
11/04/14 12:25 pm

Cold ... got it. Chicago is a great place to visit, but I wouldn't live there again. I asked because I have lived outside the U. for many years, and am just moving back.

The US is my home and a great place, but there are many other great places.

Think Lovin Life
11/04/14 2:04 pm

Cold ... understand. I've never had much use for guns, but will defend your right to have them.

You do know that you don't have to go all the way to Alaska to use guns, right? There are many non-frozen places in the lower 48 that are gun friendly.

ColdSteel
11/04/14 5:43 pm

Ya but there arnt moose, caribou and grizzlies in the low 48

Think Lovin Life
11/05/14 12:17 am

Cold ... there are also fewer frost bite days in the lower 48 ... it's good that we have choice ... at least for now.

Democrats will have to work even harder now to take away more of our freedoms.

Ernest Make it so
11/03/14 6:53 pm

It depends. We will see tomorrow if things are indeed headed in a better direction than the past "hope and change" that we've had.

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ldsmom02
11/03/14 6:42 pm

Both parties have ruined this country. We were warned by George Washington himself not to have a party system and we ignored him. Now we continue to vote the same idiots into office and relish in the thought of a royal family.

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Think Lovin Life
11/03/14 9:32 pm

Mom ... of course Democrats want us to believe both are equally bad. While neither is perfect, the Democrats have made particularly damaging changes that must be reversed. Our only hope for the future is that Republicans will be the lesser evil.

Spiritof76 USA 1776
11/03/14 6:32 pm

We will be headed in the right direction only when we reverse the policies that brought us $17 tril in debt, no balanced budgets, endless costly wars, a militant police force, warrantless spy programs, and detentions without trial.

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CTYankee!!! Connecticut
11/03/14 6:06 pm

Ask this question in Wednesday and I'm sure the Republican sheep will change their vote despite any real action

truenuff
11/03/14 6:32 pm

Troll alert!

CTYankee!!! Connecticut
11/03/14 6:41 pm

First time accused of that!

Think Lovin Life
11/03/14 9:34 pm

CTY ... I think you've exaggerated the response. The election happens tomorrow, but the results won't impact us until January, when Democrats are relegated back to the minority party.

Harry Reid has nearly three must more to cause trouble.

Americanguy
11/04/14 4:06 am

CTY
That's not true I've called you a troll before.

And I've seen you called a troll several times by others.

CTYankee!!! Connecticut
11/04/14 5:18 am

We'll see come January 2015 or even by January 2016. I've lived through this before. We were promised huge sweeping change and reform in 1994. Here we are 20 years later and still no real change.

CTYankee!!! Connecticut
11/04/14 6:13 am

And to you who called me a troll... scroll through these comments and see how many say "ask me after tomorrow" or "it will be after tomorrow"

musiman28 Cotton country
11/03/14 5:53 pm

Depends on the results of tomorrow's elections.

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lmurder MDK
11/03/14 5:48 pm

Eh rewarding the lazy and giving handouts is heading us in the wrong direction.

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Nos4at2 demented weirdo
11/03/14 5:40 pm

when we are imprisoning health care workers for no reason and let "undocumented"people drain our resources perhaps it is time to reevaluate our priorities

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Think Lovin Life
11/03/14 9:35 pm

What a RIDICULOUS comment! That is simply the selfishness of the left shining thru your silly comment!

Nos4at2 demented weirdo
11/03/14 11:43 pm

huh? Why because I believe we should treat citizens better than criminals. How is that remotely leftist?

Think Lovin Life
11/04/14 2:12 pm

Nos ... sorry, I should have focused my response to your comment about "imprisoning medical workers". That's simply ridiculous! It seems you must be talking about the selfish nurse from Maine who won't obey the quarantine.

She's a selfish idiot!

Spiritof76 USA 1776
11/03/14 5:39 pm

Leaving the bias associated with one of their own holding the highest office in the land, what makes more Democrats believe the Country is heading in the right direction? I'm curious. Please enlighten the rest of us.

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MFDOOM natural selection
11/03/14 5:37 pm

All these years you've all been voting democrat and conservative. Has your situation changed and got better?

Vote Libertarian.

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Think Lovin Life
11/03/14 9:37 pm

... and then you'll really see more of the same Democrat mess!

kimberlyhope Florida
11/03/14 5:34 pm

Going to hell in a handbasket. There's our corrupt justice (or lack thereof) system, trilions of $$ in debt, homeless and hungry people/children, the list of problems just goes on and on.

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MFDOOM natural selection
11/03/14 5:34 pm

All people who think gay rights is more important than the economy need to get their priorities right.

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Think Lovin Life
11/03/14 9:38 pm

All people don't think that ... only an obnoxiously vocal minority!

Agonist Iowa
11/03/14 5:23 pm

Conservatives, Republicans, and libertarians are making this country go down the toilet.

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CoffeeNow Powderpuff Leftist
11/03/14 5:26 pm

Libertarians? They barely hold any offices. How are they destroying America?

Be specific. I can't wait to hear this

MFDOOM natural selection
11/03/14 5:29 pm

LIBERTARIANS?
LOLNO

They hold barely any offices.

Also, if anything, Liberals and democrats are the worse

CTYankee!!! Connecticut
11/03/14 6:08 pm

Can't rightly accuse the Libertarians. Might as well as blame the Green Party too

Think Lovin Life
11/03/14 9:40 pm

Ago ... go ahead, attempt to distract from the horrible outcomes of MrO's failed presidency and the Democrats' total failure to legislate in Congress.

Something tells me that your head will still be in the sand for at least two more years.

Injectable Mojave Mo Problems
11/03/14 5:07 pm

It will be fine once people stop listening to fear mongers and realize it's already fine. Our major problems are tiny. We've just exaserbated them with hatred and blame.

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Think Lovin Life
11/03/14 9:41 pm

Agreed ... we need to stop listening to the pathetic fear mongering from the Democrats.

Panterek Bangkok has me now
11/03/14 4:54 pm

Not very optimistic for Americas future... Thank god I'm leaving

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jommyb
11/03/14 4:43 pm

I am. I will be the change I want to see in the world. Now time for some more netflix.

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gjb2779
11/03/14 3:17 pm

Sincere question for the conservatives: I think the Dems have done a miserable job in charge, but do you really see the Republicans that are in power and on their way after tomorrow turning things around?Sorry but I'm not seeing a great white knight.

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schristo
11/03/14 3:36 pm

As a right moderate, have to agree 100 %. Both parties seem to be lost causes. If we can get to working together and honest compromise, we may yet fix it. But first..term limits! Enough with career politics.

bubbaman
11/03/14 3:46 pm

Schristo, you got that right. Not so sure about the compromise part. Just need to start doing the Right thing.

theNobamist Silicon Valley
11/03/14 3:01 pm

Listening to one group cry "govt out of the bedroom" has allowed them into your car, bank accounts, medicine cabinet, kitchen, email, Facebook acct, google acct, doctor office, refrigerator, thermostat, schoolroom, textbooks, and bedroom...

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theNobamist Silicon Valley
11/03/14 2:58 pm

The TSA and Immigration/Customs are more concerned about spiders from Europe than Ebola.

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Injectable Mojave Mo Problems
11/03/14 4:32 pm

Without knowing more about the spyder it could have a larger impact than ebola. Stop peeing your pants becuase the T.V. told you to.

theNobamist Silicon Valley
11/03/14 2:55 pm

In 36 hours, the ship turns around and away from the Iceberg Obama. All hands on deck and into the voting booths!

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gjb2779
11/03/14 3:13 pm

Aww you think Republicans will actually improve anything or give a crap about you. How adorably naive of you! :)

CTYankee!!! Connecticut
11/03/14 6:11 pm

...away from the Obama iceberg and into the Republican abyss

DIT New York
11/03/14 7:38 pm

Abyss what a beautiful word to describe what we know will happen after the voting closes.

centexken Republic of Texas
11/03/14 2:54 pm

This question is a day early. I can give a good answer in about 30 hours.

CoffeeNow Powderpuff Leftist
11/03/14 5:37 pm

Spoiler alert- it won't matter

Think Lovin Life
11/03/14 9:43 pm

Logic ... we can still hope for real change as Democrats haven't outlawed that ... yet.

FacePalm That Trick Never Works
11/04/14 3:17 am

Think, take the advice of your moniker. It will be easier if you shut your yap. :)

Think Lovin Life
11/05/14 12:57 am

Face ... your content free comment added nothing to the discussion.

Think Lovin Life
11/07/14 12:02 am

Liberty ... the election is over, and ...

mishcakat Texas
11/03/14 2:20 pm

More like America is heading in the left direction.

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gjb2779
11/03/14 3:13 pm

Your attempt at humor was a fail. Please try again.

mattsch12
11/03/14 7:43 pm

whose the dick?

GubraLagima Tramp 2016
11/03/14 2:15 pm

It's headed straight into the arms of the corporate whores.

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Think Lovin Life
11/03/14 9:44 pm

Which is FAR better that the arms of the bureaucrat whores!

GubraLagima Tramp 2016
11/04/14 4:37 am

It amazes me that you can continue to tell yourself that.

Think Lovin Life
11/04/14 2:17 pm

Gubra ... and it disappoints me that you are a leftist lemming who can't see past the total failure of your ideology and the success of capitalism.

If we could unsaddle businesses from the ridiculous O'regulations, the economy could recover.

Think Lovin Life
11/04/14 3:01 pm

Gubra ... your silly bias is self-evident in your post.

GubraLagima Tramp 2016
11/04/14 3:06 pm

I said you don't know what my ideology is. That has nothing to do with bias.

Think Lovin Life
11/04/14 3:54 pm

Gubra ... like a typical leftist, you attempt to argue differences where there's little distinction.

Your world view seems clear enough ...

GubraLagima Tramp 2016
11/04/14 3:56 pm

The differences between what? You don't even know what ballpark I'm in, and that's why you're refusing to throw a label out other than "leftist," which is code for everyone left of John McCain.

Think Lovin Life
11/04/14 4:00 pm

Gubra ... You make a ridiculously leftist remark and suggest that you ideology and bias are detectable.

Typical ... you can't address the silliness of your assertion so you want to play word games.

GubraLagima Tramp 2016
11/04/14 4:02 pm

Word games? There are massive differences between liberals, Communists, Socialists, etc. and those three groups each have dozens, if not hundreds, of subsections. If you have me so pegged, which one am I?

Think Lovin Life
11/04/14 4:07 pm

Gubra ... I couldn't care less which brand of leftist you are! They all represent ideologies that have never worked outside of the academic bubble.

So, your high school civics teacher may care about your differences, but there's no distinction.

GubraLagima Tramp 2016
11/04/14 4:09 pm

That statement is all I needed to hear. There's no point in continuing this conversation.

2019 Tusoa
11/03/14 2:11 pm

No,we're headed towards Asia at one inch per year. We should be on track towards Europe.

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Zod Above Pugetropolis
11/03/14 1:44 pm

We've almost turned "land of the free, home of the brave" completely around, and it is a shame. 9-11 could have served as a reason to embrace that motto again, instead it was used as an excuse to become exactly the opposite.

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Spiritof76 USA 1776
11/03/14 5:42 pm

I've always said 9/11 changed more in America than just the New York skyline.

elianastar Gab.ai FreeSpeech
11/03/14 1:40 pm

No. Not even close...

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kc10
11/03/14 1:39 pm

Absolutely we're going in the right direction. The country has no choice but to follow the direction that the planet spins (unless the U.S. is on its own separate orbit from earth)...

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