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does anyone else notice that some of the things obama "PROMISES" to change are not really reality??

And some of the things he believes are NOT reality. he wants there to be peace, and be friends with north korea and the russians, that would be nice, but its not reality.

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Asked by Anonymous at 11:53 PM on Oct. 15, 2008 in Politics & Current Events

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  • could be..

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:55 PM on Oct. 15, 2008

  • it could be...

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:55 PM on Oct. 15, 2008

  • no it couldnt be. its not reality, there is always going to be controversy problems dissagreement and war. Its natural, unfortunately it is, but as human beings, we dont agree with everyone. its not reality.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:58 PM on Oct. 15, 2008

  • I put this in a metaphor to my husband....... The situtation I see is Obama sitting a table with all the leaders of the world trying to promote peace. It's kinda like a bunch of two year old boys sitting around a table trying to negotiate who gets the biggest gun and who isn't. " You don't bomb me, I won't bomb you and we;ll all be happy..." The truth is it isn't a good idea.It isn't reality and why in God's green earth should be trust someone who PROMISES peace with countries that don't want us anywhere near them. Maybe if Obama gives them the bigger gun they will leave the US alone... NOT HAPPENING LOL

    Answer by alaskaice at 12:01 AM on Oct. 16, 2008

  • I agree! Maybe Obama will show them kindness and they will show it right back. May very well be a dream but hey, you never know!

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:05 AM on Oct. 16, 2008

  • Some republicans think he is right....
    The ranking Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee parted ways with his party's presidential nominee Wednesday by endorsing Democrat Barack Obama's approach to diplomacy.

    In a lengthy speech at the National Defense University, Indiana Sen. Richard G. Lugar weighed the benefits of talking to foreign leaders, including U.S. enemies, against other actions, such as military force. The issue marks one of the sharpest divides between Obama and John McCain, who has called the Democratic nominee naive for suggesting that he would sit down with leaders such as Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.


    Answer by ny.chica at 12:08 AM on Oct. 16, 2008

  • Lugar, however, praised Obama, noting that isolation often does not resolve contentious issues.

    "He correctly cautions against the implication that hostile nations must be dealt with almost exclusively through isolation or military force," Lugar said in a prepared remarks released before his speech. "In some cases, refusing to talk can even be dangerous."

    Lugar, however, said McCain is right to warn that "there are times when diplomatic approaches to rogue regimes have little efficacy." But he cited North Korea, which was just removed from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terror, as a diplomatic success story and urged more contact with Syria and Iran.


    Answer by ny.chica at 12:08 AM on Oct. 16, 2008

  • This is not the first time Lugar and Obama have seen eye-to-eye on foreign policy issues. Lugar noted back in July that he was "pleased" to have worked with Obama on nuclear proliferation issues after an Obama ad ran mentioning Lugar by name.

    Lugar also used his speech to underscore his concern that U.S. foreign policy has become too reactive.

    "If most U.S. foreign policy attention is devoted to crises fomented by hostile regimes, we are ceding the initiative to our enemies and reducing our capacity to lead the world in ways that are more likely to affect our future," Lugar said.


    Answer by ny.chica at 12:08 AM on Oct. 16, 2008

  • Obama's proposals of diplomacy have the backing of five former Secretaries of State:

    Five former U.S. state secretaries urge Iran talks


    Answer by autodidact at 12:11 AM on Oct. 16, 2008

  • So, we should just follow McCain into battle? Instead of sitting with Obama in his peace talks? Obama hasn't promised peace. He has promised to work toward peace, which I believe is a respectable intention, no matter how impossible it may seem. People once thought it was impossible for us to go into space. What if they had never tried because it was "impossible?" Peace may not happen, but nothing will ever happen if we don't try.

    Answer by casperskitty at 12:21 AM on Oct. 16, 2008

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