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A Repository For 2012 Campaign Questions To Ask Candidates
Various ^ | 8/6/2011 | INBN

Posted on 08/06/2011 10:39:25 AM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature

Let's try something productive here. I'd like to start this tread as a repository for serious questions that can presented to the various conservative pundits, candidates, grass-roots activists, etc. that frequent Free Republic (FR).

We know that FR is in the top 10 Conservative websites and that a significant amount of information posted here is seen by the above persons.

Lets make a list of questions using past articles, quotes, etc. from the Democrats that can/should be present at debates, interviews, town halls, speaking engagements, etc.

If we do this thoughtfully, fact-based, researched and meticulously, it will be a gold mine of a resource utilizing the entire FR body and all its skill sets.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Reference; Society
KEYWORDS: campaign2012; questions
I'll lead off with one, and the breadth, width and depth of the FR family can join in.

If this goes well, maybe it will be posted as a quick, easily referenced thread for the visiting potential questioners and keep the Democrats on their heels.

My question is this:

In 2009, Obama made the following statement to Matt Lauer, "A year from now I think people are going to see that we’re starting to make some progress,” said Obama. ”But there’s still going to be some pain out there. If I don’t have this done in three years, then there’s going to be a one-term proposition.”

Here we are in 2011 and unemployment is at 9.1%, when Obama made this statement unemployment was 8.1% and the US Credit Rating has been cut from AAA for the first time since 1917. The US debt at the time of this statement was $10.6T and the current US debt is $14.5T. By all measurable statistics, the current administration and its policies has worsened the living standards for the majority of Americans. My question is; It's been over 2 years since that statement. How do you, rationally, expect the American people to give you and your administration another term?

The rest of this threads success or failure is up to you my fellow FReepers.

What say you?

1 posted on 08/06/2011 10:39:28 AM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature
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To: IllumiNaughtyByNature

How long after you take the oath of office will it take you to secure our borders?


2 posted on 08/06/2011 10:48:09 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Psalm 109:8 Let his days be few and let another take his office. - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: IllumiNaughtyByNature

Since we could put (pick a number) 5 Million Americans back to work by getting Illegal Aliens off American payrolls, do you favor putting Americans back to work by removing the Illegals, or do you favor sending Unemployment and Welfare checks to Americans in order to provide employment to Illegal Aliens who should not be in this country?


3 posted on 08/06/2011 11:02:56 AM PDT by Bernard (When the only Problem is overspending, all the Solutions look like TAX INCREASES to liberals...)
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To: IllumiNaughtyByNature

If extending Unemployment payments help the economy, why doesn’t the government give every one a monthly income of $10,000 per year?


4 posted on 08/06/2011 11:45:17 AM PDT by steveab (When was the last time someone tried to sell you a CO2 induced climate control system for your home?)
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To: IllumiNaughtyByNature

bttt

If you create a ping list for this, if it is not high volume, I’d like to be on it.


5 posted on 08/06/2011 11:49:35 AM PDT by TEXOKIE (Anarchy IS the strategy of the forces of darkness!)
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To: IllumiNaughtyByNature

Back when George Bush Was President You were against debt limit increase and for a balance budget Amendment, why have you change your mind?


6 posted on 08/06/2011 11:50:13 AM PDT by steveab (When was the last time someone tried to sell you a CO2 induced climate control system for your home?)
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To: IllumiNaughtyByNature

Leading physicists and meteorologists are now on record as calling Anthropogenic Global Warming “the biggest scientific fraud in history.” Do you believe in AGW? Should our entire economy be intimately regulated on the basis of a fraud?


7 posted on 08/06/2011 11:55:03 AM PDT by hellbender
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To: IllumiNaughtyByNature

China is practicing unrestrained cyber-spying and sabotage against our country. Should this not be regarded as an act of war? Should there be any change in our present trade policies, which have helped China become an industrial and military powerhouse?


8 posted on 08/06/2011 11:58:53 AM PDT by hellbender
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To: IllumiNaughtyByNature
The United States has spent over a trillion dollars and lost thousands of brave soldiers on behalf of "Islamic republics" whose people hate us and commit genocide against Christians in their countries. Do you advocate continuing to intervene on behalf of backward uncivilized countries who have no basis for stable democratic self-government?

Would you advocate continuation of lavish American foreign aid programs?

Do you advocate keeping American garrisons in Korea, Japan, Germany, and elsewhere overseas?

9 posted on 08/06/2011 12:02:43 PM PDT by hellbender
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To: hellbender

Maybe this thread should be reactivated.

I’d like to hear a question regarding the allowing of sharia law in some communities. Should it be outlawed?

Followup question. Should honor killings be prosecuted as murder?


10 posted on 09/22/2011 10:39:15 AM PDT by IM2MAD
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