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Posted: Saturday, November 3, 2012 12:00 am | Updated: 6:26 am, Sat Nov 3, 2012.

I'm 88 years old, active in my church, and a woman. I'm also an enthusiastic supporter of President Obama, whom I believe will go down in history as a wise and pragmatic decision-maker in this volatile interdependent world. Even Henry Kissenger and Colin Powell, former Republican Secretaries of State, have agreed with his foreign policy of diplomacy and working in collaboration with allies.

I believe there will be no more WWII military-type victories. The killing of Osama bin Laden using the SEALs was pure police action — detective and SWAT team-type action — and was a brave decision by a well-informed president.

I believe the stimulus and the bailouts of the auto industry and banks saved us from disaster. Unemployment had a record drop in September, the housing market is improving, and 5 million new private-sector jobs have been created. This has been accomplished in spite of a Republican Party held hostage by a core group who publicly vowed to make Obama a one-term president. They have shamelessly stalled his jobs bill as well as the veterans' employment support bill.

Obama has President Clinton's support and experience for lowering the debt. His fair and just taxation plan is supported by a number of very wealthy CEOs who would be mainly affected by a raise in taxes. His Pentagon-supported reduction in exorbitant military spending will help a lot!

"Obamacare" has made health insurance more people-oriented and less profit-oriented. I hope it will evolve into a single-payer updated Medicare for all. States can opt out of "Obamacare" by approving a state plan that meets required standards, and there is a movement in California to do so.

Last but not least, Obama's education improvement plans are right on, as are his stands on woman's issues.

Romney is undecided on many of the issues and became wealthy "working the system."

Doris McCaughna

Lodi

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38 comments:

  • Andrew Liebich posted at 4:37 pm on Fri, Nov 16, 2012.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2999

    Do you realize that you just stated that Obama's own website isn't a respectable source?

    P.S. The information was from World Net Daily! [sleeping]

    Idiot.

     
  • Mike Adams posted at 7:01 am on Tue, Nov 13, 2012.

    Mike Adams Posts: 1383

    This is exactly why I don't go to Obama's website:
    "Conspiracy Theorist Characteristic #1:
    "Inability to tell good evidence from bad. Conspiracy theorists have no place for peer-review, for scientific knowledge, for the respectability of sources. The fact that a claim has been made by anybody, anywhere, is enough for them to reproduce it and demand that the questions it raises be answered, as if intellectual enquiry were a matter of responding to every rumour."

    For someone who gets all their information from infowars.com, I would assume that you would be skeptical about website information. On the other hand, you get all your information for infowars.com. It can only be characterized as lampooning it's name.

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 10:28 pm on Mon, Nov 12, 2012.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2999

    Why can't you simply go to Obama's website and verify this information? [sleeping]

     
  • Mike Adams posted at 5:16 pm on Sun, Nov 11, 2012.

    Mike Adams Posts: 1383

    Yes Mr. Adams you are correct when you say:
    "Conspiracy Theorist Characteristic #1:
    "Inability to tell good evidence from bad. Conspiracy theorists have no place for peer-review, for scientific knowledge, for the respectability of sources. The fact that a claim has been made by anybody, anywhere, is enough for them to reproduce it and demand that the questions it raises be answered, as if intellectual enquiry were a matter of responding to every rumour."

     
  • Mike Adams posted at 8:06 am on Sun, Nov 11, 2012.

    Mike Adams Posts: 1383

    Mental illness can prevent a person from thinking rationally or critically, and makes them either uncontrollably paranoid, or delusional, it might be impossible to change their belief in a conspiracy theory,

    Those who continue to believe in debunked conspiracy theories because they are bigots, and any conspiracies that involves people of certain races, or religions, or ethnic groups that they don't like. They must be true, because their bigoted minds won't allow them to think rationally about people who are different from them

     
  • Mike Adams posted at 11:44 am on Thu, Nov 8, 2012.

    Mike Adams Posts: 1383

    Why, when I post old licbich posts, they get deleted, but the original didn't?

    I don't mind if you're going to censor crap we post, but at least be consistant. liebich posted that earlier this year. I post it and it's removed. Maybe liebich is right about one thing.

    Mental illness can prevent a person from thinking rationally or critically, and makes them either uncontrollably paranoid, or delusional, it might be impossible to change their belief in a conspiracy theory,

    Those who continue to believe in debunked conspiracy theories because they are bigots, and any conspiracies that involves people of certain races, or religions, or ethnic groups that they don't like. They must be true, because their bigoted minds won't allow them to think rationally about people who are different from them

    What do you expect from someone who routilnely uses the term "cognitive disonance" incorrectly?

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 8:40 am on Thu, Nov 8, 2012.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2999

    The fact that bin Laden successfully donated to Obama's campaign twice is hardly a "conspiracy theory" Mike. [sleeping]

    Mental illness can prevent a person from thinking rationally or critically. In your case the mental illness is called cognitive dissonance.[lol]

     
  • Mike Adams posted at 6:08 am on Thu, Nov 8, 2012.

    Mike Adams Posts: 1383

    Mental illness can prevent a person from thinking rationally or critically, and makes them either uncontrollably paranoid, or delusional, it might be impossible to change their belief in a conspiracy theory,

    Those who continue to believe in debunked conspiracy theories because they are bigots, and any conspiracies that involves people of certain races, or religions, or ethnic groups that they don't like. They must be true, because their bigoted minds won't allow them to think rationally about people who are different from them.

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 8:43 pm on Wed, Nov 7, 2012.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2999

    The IP and fake address submitted by Aaron were IN THE ARTICLE. [sleeping]

    Osama Bin Laden is also still currently set up on the official campaign website to contribute more to Obama’s campaign. The name is also registered as a volunteer.

    What more substantiation is needed? [lol] Do I need to provide you a link to Obama's website? [lol][lol][lol]

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 8:38 pm on Wed, Nov 7, 2012.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2999

    Let me dumb it down for you Mike as you obviously have not nor do you apparently ever intend to actually READ the article provided.

    Aaron Klein of World Net Daily entered a Pakistani Internet Protocol and proxy server, a disposable credit card and a fake address.

    The credit card was in Aaron's name. [sleeping]

     
  • Mike Adams posted at 12:44 pm on Wed, Nov 7, 2012.

    Mike Adams Posts: 1383

    Please, Provide one comment I have made in this ridiculous LNS forum during the last 12 months that I did not substantiate with facts.

     
  • Joe Baxter posted at 3:06 pm on Tue, Nov 6, 2012.

    Joe Baxter Posts: 1846

    Meaning she knows how to back up without crashing.

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 1:41 pm on Tue, Nov 6, 2012.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2999

    The only person suggesting that a credit card with bin Laden's name was used is you. [sleeping]

     
  • Mike Adams posted at 11:05 am on Tue, Nov 6, 2012.

    Mike Adams Posts: 1383

    "So you're gonna' let this individual dictate his terms of participation?"

    THIS IS NOT WHAT I SUBMITTED. I SAID "MUTT" INSTEAD OF "INDIVIDUAL"

    ALSO, I DID NOT WRITE "DICTATE HIS TERMS OF PARTICIPATION"
    I'M SURE I USED SOMETHING FAR MORE PROFANE.

     
  • Mike Adams posted at 10:27 am on Tue, Nov 6, 2012.

    Mike Adams Posts: 1383

    Your behavior has been submitted for approval

     
  • Mike Adams posted at 10:24 am on Tue, Nov 6, 2012.

    Mike Adams Posts: 1383

    LNS Censors: I'm going to respond to this post. I may use fowl language. I may be offensive.

    Someone using a card with the name Osama bin Laden doesn't mean Osama Bin Laden is donating anything. This is what separates people like you (nuts) from people like me (normal). We can see the difference, you can't. And your whole foolilsh conspiracy world is filled with nuts like you. Fortunately the rest of the world is like me, normal. We laugh at your ideas. You don't have to like it or don't like it. You make fools of yourselves.

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 7:46 pm on Mon, Nov 5, 2012.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2999

    Get a grip. I am not dictating anything Mike. I merely pointed out the fact that Osama bin Laden has been successful in donating to Obama's campaign twice.[sleeping]

    If you are unable to digest the fact that these donations have absolutely nothing to do with Doris, ammo, JFK or myself it's hardly the LNS's fault. [sleeping]

     
  • Mike Adams posted at 6:18 pm on Mon, Nov 5, 2012.

    Mike Adams Posts: 1383

    So you're gonna' let this individual dictate his terms of participation?

    Maybe you need to close this service down?

     
  • Doug Chaney posted at 10:44 am on Mon, Nov 5, 2012.

    advocate Posts: 500

    Her perception is real? Meaning what?

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 7:48 pm on Sun, Nov 4, 2012.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2999

    I can assure you Aaron Klein "was there" when he entered a Pakistani Internet Protocol and proxy server, a disposable credit card and a fake address. [sleeping]

    He even gave you the e-mail and IP he used in order for you to confirm the accuracy of his story yourself.

    Why do you seem to take pleasure in being a willfully ignorant dolt? [sleeping]

    Lastly, “Bin Laden” is still currently set up on the official campaign website to contribute more to Obama’s campaign. The name is also registered as a volunteer [sleeping]

    Halloween is over! You can stop being a zombie!

     
  • Patrick W Maple posted at 6:05 pm on Sun, Nov 4, 2012.

    Pat Maple Posts: 1805

    mrh and mrc: As fas as I am concerned you two are talking down to Mrs McCaughna...as though she is just some feeble old lady that can't handle her self. Seems to me that she is quite capable of kicking anybody's but in a war of wits. She didn't make it to 88 without some gumption. That said...I debate with my M-I-L all the time...the argument keeps their minds moving and the blood flowing...which is a good thing...try talking up to them..like I do...you might learn something. Thanks grandma!

     
  • Patrick W Maple posted at 3:32 pm on Sun, Nov 4, 2012.

    Pat Maple Posts: 1805

    no mrl...it was called a cost of living adjustment...not a raise...

    theft? stealing is what they call it in DC...taking from one fund to give to another or more favored fund...like GM and Solyndra...old people don't need no steeenking money anyway!

    "Premiums have been frozen at the 2008 level of $96.40 a month for about three-fourths of Medicare beneficiaries. That was due to the lack of a Social Security cost-of-living adjustment during the depths of the economic downturn. But Social Security recently announced a raise in monthly checks averaging $39 for 2012.

    The Medicare news means the majority of seniors will have to fork over only a small part of their long-awaited COLA for higher Medicare premiums.": USA Today

    In other words mrl...they put some money in right pocket while taking it out of the left pocket...right after they didn't give them anything ( since 2008 BO time) four years!

    What's a little lie amongst Dems?...policy!

     
  • Mike Adams posted at 1:29 pm on Sun, Nov 4, 2012.

    Mike Adams Posts: 1383

    Maybe you know where I can buy some good hollow points?

    The inventory seems to have dried up.

    Oh, and I'm quite certain you have know idea about either hollow points or Obama accepting illegal campaign money.
    Maybe you should stop getting all your information from that weirdo website you listen do everyday before your "show" begins.

    And I am sure, Doris McCaughna doesn't care about your "alleged" illegal Obama campaign contributions and neither do the rest of us. Novemeber 22 is coming up. Maybe you can put on your pretend JFK assassination hat and wow us all with your tails of conspiracy and intrigue. Unfortunately, myself and almost everyone here all ready knows all that there is to know about 11-22-63.

     
  • Darrell Baumbach posted at 11:07 am on Sun, Nov 4, 2012.

    Darrell Baumbach Posts: 9405

    No problem Mr Lucas. Glad to help you out. Just let me know what is is that is confusing you and say what it is you want articulated, and I will do my best to satisfy your wish... it is the last Sunday that you will be able to sleep well after all.

     
  • Darrell Baumbach posted at 10:19 am on Sun, Nov 4, 2012.

    Darrell Baumbach Posts: 9405

    Mike, Im glad you understand... When I go to Thailand, I spend time with elderly people. In that culture, they are considered wise and of value to society and are held in high esteem.

    In my view, it is more important to learn from people their age as they most often do not care what others think of them and do not filter what they say with politically correct verbage. It is very refreshing to me.

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 9:17 am on Sun, Nov 4, 2012.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2999

    The fact that the Obama campaign has accepted illegal foreign donations from bin Laden has nothing to do with Doris McCaughna nor myself. [sleeping]

     
  • John Lucas posted at 8:59 am on Sun, Nov 4, 2012.

    John Lucas Posts: 2730

    I wish you could articulate your thoughts now.

     
  • Mike Adams posted at 8:15 am on Sun, Nov 4, 2012.

    Mike Adams Posts: 1383

    Thanks Darrell: In spite of our differences, you clearly are showing class by not attacking the author. Too bad some of the others here reveal their total lack of class, finding it imperative to attack the writer at any cost.

     
  • Mike Adams posted at 8:11 am on Sun, Nov 4, 2012.

    Mike Adams Posts: 1383

    Joanne: you have to excuse liebich....since the LNS cut off his massive cut and paste avenue (or as intelligent people call it: "plagiarism"), he has found it difficult to express himself.

    Do you think it's possible he could come up with "Using a Pakistani Internet Protocol and proxy server, a disposable credit card and a fake address, “Osama bin Laden” has successfully donated twice to Barack Obama’s presidential " on his own? No. Of course not.

    He insinuates that Ms. McCaughna is part of the vast left wing socialist network actively attacking America he and others like him
    believe instead of an elderly woman whose probably voted in elections longer than he's been alive.

    At least Darrell took the high road. liebich only reinforces the belief that he is a low level operative of the conspiracy theorists who does what he has been told to do. Thanks liebich!! Please continue to post your trash.

     
  • Darrell Baumbach posted at 12:42 am on Sun, Nov 4, 2012.

    Darrell Baumbach Posts: 9405

    Mr Chaney stated...are you insinuating that she may have dementia

    Mr Chaney..your conclusion is bizarre at best. I just got done stating that I hope I can articulate my thoughts 1/2 as well as she obviously did if I was still alive at age 88....that would be my admiration of how well she has it together would it not?

    Out of respect for this lady and her desire to express her opinion, I did not want to discuss why I disagreed with her conclusions.


    She definitely appears to be bright and intelligent, much more so than you.

     
  • Doug Chaney posted at 10:27 pm on Sat, Nov 3, 2012.

    advocate Posts: 500

    Mr. Baumbach, are you insinuating that she may have dementia, or something of the sort? Why the naive remark as to whether her perception is real or not. To me she sounds like an amazing, intelligent lady who is very well spoken and is only voicing her opinion. You seem to be intimidating all those who merely post here to express their own thoughts merely because they don't match your own distorted right wing views.

     
  • John Lucas posted at 3:52 pm on Sat, Nov 3, 2012.

    John Lucas Posts: 2730

    Did you inform your mother that the so-called theft has no effect on her benefits at all? I thought not. Did you inform your mother that Obama increased her benefits under Medicare with more free preventive care and help with the prescription drug doughnut hole? I thought not. What is a little lie among family .

     
  • Darrell Baumbach posted at 3:27 pm on Sat, Nov 3, 2012.

    Darrell Baumbach Posts: 9405

    Doris McCaughna stated...Obama has President Clinton's support and experience for lowering the debt

    Doris sounds like a wonderful woman who sees good things in life. At 88, I hope I can articulate my thoughts 1/2 as well as she obviously did.

    In my view, it does not matter if her perception is real, I appreciate her participation.

     
  • Patrick W Maple posted at 2:41 pm on Sat, Nov 3, 2012.

    Pat Maple Posts: 1805

    My 84 year old Mother in Law believed as you do Mrs McCaughan...until she found out tha BO was stealing $716B from the Medicare program and what that would mean to her.

    You are old enough to remember when LBJ opened up the SS coffers to pay for his $40 Trillion "Great Society" and the Viet Nam War. Kissinger was at the forefront of that with Nixon .Where has that gotten you? Look at how many people are still in poverty and unemployed...is that what you would call a "Great Society"?

     
  • Joanne Bobin posted at 10:26 am on Sat, Nov 3, 2012.

    Joanne Bobin Posts: 4488

    Very well written letter, Ms. McCaughna!

     
  • Joanne Bobin posted at 10:25 am on Sat, Nov 3, 2012.

    Joanne Bobin Posts: 4488

    The only ones carrying this bogus story are multiple right-wing, conspiracy theory, militia and Breitbart websites.

    Mr. Liebich - perhaps you should start channeling Bugs Bunny or Yosemite Sam. You'd probably get more accurate information.

     
  • John Lucas posted at 9:56 am on Sat, Nov 3, 2012.

    John Lucas Posts: 2730

    Doris, you are one smart lady. Well said, well written. [thumbup]

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 8:22 am on Sat, Nov 3, 2012.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2999

    Using a Pakistani Internet Protocol and proxy server, a disposable credit card and a fake address, “Osama bin Laden” has successfully donated twice to Barack Obama’s presidential re-election campaign.[sleeping]

    see for yourself Doris...

    http://www.wnd.com/2012/10/obama-accepts-osama-bin-laden-donations/

     

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