Monday, October 27, 2008

Lakewood Falling Down?


This is my first political post, so bear with me. I am McCain person. I don’t think he’s great, but to ignore Obama’s choice of whom he surrounds himself with, is ridiculous. To approve of anti Semites and then claim your are ignorant doesn’t give me great confidence in your judgment abilities. People who ignore this are saying –it’s OK to be stupid. I also can’t believe that a split Yerushalaim is acceptable to any Jew. This is an idea Obama supports. I titled this post LFD? because I know of many in Kollel’s that are voting to have Uncle Sam, (now Uncle Obama if he wins) provide more social programs to enable them to keep learning. I had company for Shabbos lunch that pushes the same line, that our tax dollars are going to social programs anyway, why shouldn’t they support Torah? The answer I would give in these times are that first, if the economy continues to fail, those who are in businesses who voluntarily support their kids will not have businesses left. Most Jewish Businesses are small businesses, and just like Joe the plumber, they will be taxed until they will have problems keeping a profit. The second answer is from Obama’s own statements he’s more a socialist than a liberal. Do you want to exchange money for poor ideas? But I guess in Lakewood Ir Hakodesh Yerushalaim doesn’t matter, as long as you are shteiging away…

3 comments:

Leora said...

So much Jewish community money comes from businesses that make the kind of money Obama wants to tax away. Even without looking at his associations with Khalid Rashidi and Rev. Wright, his tax plan means less money for the Jewish community. I guess no one in Lakewood (except you) studied economics; do they think money grows on trees?

Lion of Zion said...

LEORA:

"do they think money grows on trees"

even better, it falls from heaven

Shevi said...

LFD, at least you had an honest reason for voting for McCain. From the yeshivish people in my community, I heard people refer to Obama in racist terms. Ironically, some of these people complaining about his liberalism threatened to move to Canada when Obama won. I pointed out that compared to the North, Obama is a RIGHT-WINGER. If they hate his tax plan, Canadians are taxed to the hilt. Now, supporters from both sides need to unite.