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TELL US: What Should Obama's Second Term Priorities Be?

What should the president focus on?

President Barack Obama was sworn in over the long weekend, beginning his second term as president of the United States.

With the official unemployment rate still above 7 percent, a huge budget deficit and mounting national debt, hostilities lingering in the Middle East, a reinvigorated gun control debate, immigration concerns and environmental issues still to be tackled, Obama will have a lot on his plate in the next four years.

What do you think his top priorities should be? Discuss in the comments below.

MikeA January 22, 2013 at 01:56 PM
Lower spending. That's it.
Cool Fusion January 22, 2013 at 07:25 PM
* Eliminate the $1.2 Trillion deficit in 4 years ($360 billion in estimated non-performing programs, fraud and waste alone) * Permit the replacement of 110 aging 1st generation nuclear power plants and construct 50 more additional 3rd generation Nuclear plants * Restore Transparency to the federal government (He reneged on his promise) * Break up the nine to-big-to-fail corrupt banks into their 62 separate component entities. * Rewrite the tax code - removing loopholes and archaic special interest and pandering deductions * Seal the border and deploy a state-of-the-art Visa tracking program. * Reduce the military budget by $300 billion, pull out of NATO, and cease foreign adventurism. * Cease corporate crony-capitalism and endless bailouts and insist on formal bankruptcy procedures * Eliminate the Department of Education and the Small Business Administration. * Ensure election credibility by passing "Picture ID voting procedures" * Reverse his war on civil liberties and transfer federal usurped responsibilities back to the states. * Bring Al Gore, Jon Corzine to justice and bring indictments to 1000's to other financial fraudsters.

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