President Obama's re-election in 2012, with the U.S. economy still reeling after the worst financial crisis in half a century, is quite an accomplishment and it deserves congratulations.
American voters must be congratulated for their democratic decision in this 2012 election for giving President Barack Obama a second chance, even if it was done within a close margin.
Indeed, President Barack Obama not only defeated his republican opponent, but he overcame a concerted effort to defeat him by right wing billionaires, buttressed by the U.S. Supreme Court's decision of January 19, 2010 to open the gate for unlimited corporate money in U.S. elections.
A majority of Americans have decided not give more power to the super wealthy in the U.S. government as compared to the huge influence that they already have.
Source - A Four More Years Mandate for Barack Obama: A New Opportunity
Lance Ciepiela is a retired senior who had an interesting career in government service - a United States Marine Corps (USMC) Vietnam-Era veteran, who became interested in restoring the Constitution after I realized that W Bush had attacked Iraq (more...)
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