In school, there is always that pack of kids that you would prefer your child not hang out with. In my high school, they were the "outbackers." They were called that because they used to go out back behind the high school and smoke cigarettes and a few other things I am sure. To this day, I hope my children don't hang out with the "outbackers".
I think of that when I look at Barack Obama's associations. My personal beliefs are that Barack Obama is not a Muslim, he is an American, and I am sure he is a great dad to his kids. Yet I have to question a man who has chosen the associations that he has chosen throughout his life. The issue is not William Ayers per se, but you have to ask, would you let your child play at his house?
The issue is not Reverend Wright. To each his own. but would you let your child listen to that hate? The issue is that there is a pattern in Barack Obama's associations. The list is long and the associations span decades of questionable judgement. This is the point that John McCain and Sarah Palin are trying to make.
However, as much as I am concerned by these past associations, it is his future associations that keep me up at night. Who are these associations? Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, Howard Dean, Chris Dodd, Barney Frank, and Charles Rangel. This group are the leaders of the Democrat Party. They currently hold key leadership spots in Congress.
What have they accomplished in the last two years? Not much. It's not surprising that they have a 13% approval rating, 9% at it's low. With this group in charge and the possibility of a filibuster-proof majority, there will no longer be checks and balances in our government. There have only been a handful of times in our history where one party has had this much power in government.
There is one big difference between when this occurred in the past and it occurring now.... The Media. Americans were able to depend on the media to hold politicians accountable. They were able to tell the American people when their government had let them down or were about to. We no longer have that watch dog.
For those who wonder why Republicans are scared.....this is a big chunk of the reason. Nancy Pelosi and crew are already counting their chickens and preparing to call Congress back to session after the election. There will be no restraint and the far left agenda will be shoved down our throats.
Just one opinion from Smart Girl.