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He will be re-elected He will not be re-elected
Debate Score:107
Total Votes:125
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 He will be re-elected (23)
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Obama re-election?

He will be re-elected

Side Score: 58

He will not be re-elected

Side Score: 49
4 points

I don't see why not. We re-elected squatter George W. Bush after his deplorable performance as President the first time around. All the data indicate the jobs and the economy are rebounding as Obama slowly cleans up after the Republican mess. Republicans prefer scare tactics to data, so I hear many people saying that they're "scared" or "worried," but I invite you to examine the data instead: the economy is on the rise, jobs are on the rise, so-called "Obamacare" has been helpful to many and finally brought us to even with much of the rest of the world which has been doing something similar for years, and we are still able to defend ourselves reasonably well despite Obama's less military stance (we DID get Osama during his term, didn't we?)(no, he didn't just "happen" to be president, he helped make it "happen"). Unless the Republicans can come up with someone smarter, better, and more Presidential, I will be re-electing him gratefully.

Side: He will be re-elected
4 points

Unless the GOP can come up with a candidate with a real chance of beating Obama, he will no doubt be re-elected.

Side: He will be re-elected

For him to not be re-elected there would have to be a credible alternative. The Republican field is pretty weak this election since most top Republicans are going to wait until 2016 when the race will be up for grabs rather than try to take on an incumbent.

Side: He will be re-elected

It is now 2015 and I am so happy that I was with the majority of voters who re-elected President Obama.

Side: He will be re-elected
5 points

I certainly don't want another four years, I don't think the country could withstand it.

Side: He will not be re-elected
PeterPundit(16) Disputed
3 points

What exactly couldn't the country withstand? Haven't jobs and the economy only improved since his election? In case you're not sure, they answer is: yes. So what couldn't we withstand, specifically?

Side: He will be re-elected
Merlin13(1258) Disputed
4 points

It only looks like unemployment is down because they go off the stats of who is on unemployment. They don't count the people like me who can no longer receive it and still are out of work. I'm just one of the lucky ones who can afford to go back to school instead, and make an attempt to change careers to something that will always be around despite the economy. Stats can be manipulated anyway someone wants to to benefit their position. I don't fall for the BS.

Side: He will not be re-elected
5 points

we are screwed if he does ....................................................................

Side: He will not be re-elected
PeterPundit(16) Disputed
4 points

Based upon what? In what way are we currently screwed by Obama, and how will further screwage occur?

Side: He will be re-elected
Koda(423) Disputed
4 points

The Obama Plan is in full function , he is bringing America down. A Liberal would lie even if the truth fit better..if you can not see what the Democratic Party is up too , then you need help.Obama is not the one running the show , he was put there for a reason , the Minority vote , the feel sorry for the unfortunate minority to gain more control. why has he not done anything about the Illegal aliens problem ? Other than it sure appears he will be allowing Criminal to have citizenship. Oh yes , he did not kill Ben laden either, navy Seals did..if that is even true , would not surprise me if it was all fabricated to create Stardom for Obama, you think he is starting to think about re elections? well is that special or what?

Side: He will not be re-elected
twinsmominmn(22) Disputed
2 points

How so? How would we be better off with one of the GOP clowns in office?

Side: He will be re-elected
4 points

If he is, then the Mayans were right !

Side: He will not be re-elected

If he is than were all doomed!!!!!!!!!!!!!! After 4 more years of this the country would be in shambles!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Side: He will not be re-elected
3 points

No, for many reasons. First, and most simply, Obama has fairly low ratings. Lower than what is usually necessary to get re-elected. Also, just recently, the American public voted in a lot more republicans to the house if that tells you anything about the majority opinion of democrats (which Obama represents). People are also disapproving (for the most part) of the legislation he has introduced, particularly the health care act. Even many liberals are angry with him because of how many compromises he has made with the now republican house so he may not even make the nomination.

Side: He will not be re-elected
3 points

I don't think he will. I think most people with any common sense is fed up with all his lies and BS!

Side: He will not be re-elected
PeterPundit(16) Disputed
3 points

Please specify what his "lies" and "BS" are. Are they really greater than/worse than those of our previous president? I would argue that he has mostly done what he said he would. Please refute.

Side: He will be re-elected
Witchypoo(445) Disputed
4 points

Lies During Third Year

USA producing more oil than ever before

Petroleum Insights

Fence between US and Mexico is “Practically Complete”

Department of Homeland Security says 5%

Lies During Second Year

No signing statements to nullify or undermine congressional instructions as enacted into law

Obama Lies to Keep Czars

No “boots” on the ground Libya

Anyone that has worked with the AC-130 gunship can tell you, you need spotters to let aircraft know where the targets are. Usually it is Special Forces, Rangers etc trained for this mission. It’s CIA Agents in Libya on the ground

Reform will also rein in the abuse and excess that nearly brought down our financial system. It will finally bring transparency to the kinds of complex, risky transactions that helped trigger the financial crisis.

Obama Lies About Financial Reform Bill

All Americans WILL BE were, “surprised, disappointed and angry” about lockerbie bomber

Obama Memo

I will not rest until the BP Oil Spill stops

Obama’s Schedule

The health care bill will not increase the deficit by one dime.

Campaign and Presidency

If you like the health care plan you have you can keep it


“Under our plan, no federal dollars will be used to fund abortions, and federal conscience laws will remain in place.”

U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C., September 9, 2009.

ObamaCare Fee is not a new tax

Obama denies healthcare is a new tax on all Americans

We have run out of places in the US to drill for oil.

Obama’s oval office speech in June 2010

Now suddenly if you don’t have your papers and you took your kid out to get ice cream, you can be harassed, that’s something that could potentially happen.

Arizona Immigration Law

The Health Care Package will pay for itself


Republicans don’t have a single idea that’s different from George Bush’s ideas — not one.

Hmm Immigration?

We shouldn’t Mandate the purchase of health care

Democratic Debate Lies

I am immediately instituting PayGo “Pay as you go”

Said during a speech immediately after the Trillion Dollar “Shovel Ready” bill.

I got the Message from Massachusetts

Daily Bail

Lies During First Year

I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.

Obama Inaugaration. 20 Jan 2009

Health Care deals will be covered on C-span

Obama Lies

As President I will recognize the Armenian Genocide


Recovery Act will save or create jobs

ABC News

Unemployment rate will be 8.5% without stimulus.

Obama Lies

No Earmarks in the $787 Billion Stimulus


I happen to be a proponent of a single payer universal health care plan


We have launched a housing plan that will help responsible families facing the threat of foreclosure lower their monthly payments and refinance their mortgages.

Obama Lies

I am not somebody who promotes same-sex marriage.


Guantanamo bay to be closed within a year

Council on Foreign Relations.

Won’t Raise taxes on those making less than 250,000 per year.

Businessweek: Obama Agnostic on taxes

List of Tax Promise Violations

2008 Campaign Lies

Obama campaign would accept public funding


Didn’t know Jeremiah Wright was Radical

Dreams of My Father – A radical Socialist.

Would have the most transparent administration in History

Cato Institute

I have visited all 57 states.


I’ll get rid of earmarks

Source: Any bill passed during presidency

When a bill lands on my Desk, The American people will have 5 days to review it before I sign it.

Campaign Speech

My father served in World War II.

The Videos and the Facts

Have troops out of Iraq by March 31, 2009

News Video

Seniors Making less than 50,000 will not have to pay taxes


Would not vote for any bill supporting troop funding without a firm withdrawal commitment from the Bush Administration.

He has done nothing but continue the Bush admins strategy and to explain how the “surges total failure” has now become his greatest achievement.

Present Votes Are Common In Illinois


I Won Michigan

Huffington Post

I won Nevada

The Nation

I don’t Have Lobbyists

US News

My Campaign Had Nothing To Do With The 1984 Ad

Crooks and Liars

I Have Always Been Against Iraq

Washington Post

My Wife Didn’t Mean What She Said About Pride In Country


Barack was never an ACORN trainer and never worked for ACORN in any other capacity.

Obama Campaign Video

I Barely Know Rezko

Sun Times

My Church Is Like Any Other Christian Church

ABC News

Side: He will not be re-elected
3 points

I honestly think that people are fed up with all his lies and deception. So No he will not be re-elected.

Side: He will not be re-elected
PeterPundit(16) Disputed
4 points

What "lies" and "deceptions" are you referring to, specifically? He's more honest and his presidency has been markedly more transparent (it's one of his hallmarks; see: the White House webpage, e.g.) than his predecessors. Please describe what you are "fed up" with, and whether it's really enough to deserve his not being re-elected.

Side: He will be re-elected

obama got us 5.1 trillion dollars in dept already. Raised the tax on fuel and gave huge amounts of money to solar power manufactures. That are horrible at creating energy. And trying to make coal more expensive which are used in coal plants that make 50% of U.S power. Raising electricity prices. And obama lost 4 million jobs.

It would be insane to re elect him.

Side: He will not be re-elected
1 point

NO! obama is one of the best president's we ever had.

he didn't do anything bad.

he have right in everything he say.

gay marage should be leagle (that's not even a question homo's have the same right as the hetro's)

and the taxes are TOO low

without taxes how in hell will we make mony to the hospitals and the schools

Side: He will not be re-elected