Who Would You Choose for a 2016 Presidential Dream Team?

Even though the 2012 elections are right around the corner, candidates are already looking at 2016.

With all the negative publicity both presidential candidates are receiving, many Repubicans and Democrats seem less than eager to vote in the coming elections. The phrase "lesser of two evils" is heard often.

Ignoring present elections and who may or may not be the incumbent in 2016, who would you choose as the 2016 dream team? Who would you nominate for president, vice-president, secretary of state, secretary of defense?

Would you choose a familiar face, like Sarah Palin, Paul Ryan or Hillary Clinton for president? Or someone new? The New York Times offers some thoughts on possible democratic candidates, including Clinton, Massachussetts governor Deval L. Patrick and Chicago's Rahm Emanuel.

Tell us your choice in the comment section!

Global Warming September 29, 2012 at 11:30 PM
I always get a laugh out of you guys when you have to delete and re-post. Weak minds I suppose. After all, you voted for Obama and look where we are.
Isley Adams September 30, 2012 at 12:37 AM
You want to know how it'll be when we elect Obama for a Second term? Okay, I'll tell you. I expect him to Admit he's Muslim right after the election, denounce Christ thus Christmas, and forfeit our sovereignty to Iran on New Year's Eve. We will become a Muslim nation by 2013. But we will also be so indebted to China that a compromise must be agreed to between Iran and China. The agreement will result in the U.S. Being under sharia law, but the national language will be Mandarin. Hopefully, by 2015 we will be a Mandarin speaking, socialist, Muslim nation. Then, during his last six months or so in 2016, The Ayatollah's health will mysteriously deteriorate, and Obama will replace him as the leader of the Muslim world and our new Mandarin speaking portion of it. That's our plan, Mr. Global Warming. I get teary-eyed writing about it. Obama 2012!
Global Warming September 30, 2012 at 12:44 AM
Can't say I blame you for that stand up routine there Earnsley. You can't exactly brag on his record and you sure don't want to predict his future. After all, you guys fell his promises the first time and we all know that didn't work out. I understand exactly. You should have tears.
David Brown September 30, 2012 at 01:25 AM
I must listen to God when it comes to respecting President Obama. God's word tells me to respect President Obama and to pray for him. The Bible even says that God puts our President in office, including George W. Bush and Barack Obama. I'll stand on Romans 13: 1-2; 1 Timothy 2:1-3; Titus 3: 1-2; and 1 Peter 2: 13-17. Keep in mind that when Paul wrote Romans 13, the nefarious Nero was in office.
Global Warming September 30, 2012 at 01:34 AM
That's got to be a first. A democrat blames God for Obama being president. Does that mean it's God's fault if you shoot yourself with a gun?
Cynthia Montgomery September 30, 2012 at 01:51 AM
My point is made once again by the sheep of the Boob Tube Prez, as the grammar cops arrive! Come on "Libbles" were you not just a tiny bit embarrassed when your Boob Tube Prez showed up on The View instead of meeting with world leaders? Yep, that is right your "leader" is making the TV circuit instead of the meeting with world leaders. OMG! (Obama Must Go!) And as for my mentoring young women to have respect for our government, I will tell you just how I do it. I spend thousands of my own dollars & hundreds of my personal hours to encourage young women to become their best. I then take them to events that will show them what politics is really all about. Let me ask you Mr Brown or Mr Long, how may times have you visited the capitol this year? How many years have you given to support veterans by appearing in the Dacula Memorial Day Parade for 7 years? Did you taken your children to the Georgia Museum to had a frank discussion about the history of voting for women & blacks? How did you honor 911? How many times have you told your children to learn facts about their governor so they can ask an intelligent question when they met with him? How may candidates for our county government have your children met or held in place until their were to go on stage for a debate they hosted? How many letters have you written to our service men & women? How many baby showers have you held for a PG wife of a solider at war? I teach real life government & they figure out the rest! OMG!
Georgia Republican September 30, 2012 at 02:08 AM
"Did you taken your children to the Georgia Museum to had a frank discussion about the history of voting for women & blacks" I'm sorry to say but the bartender says no more for you tonight.
Cynthia Montgomery September 30, 2012 at 02:23 AM
Mr Roger, I see I have hit a personal nerve with you. Education is a wonderful thing, if you take advantage of it. For one, it will encourage you to think for yourself & to encourage others to do the same. I spent my last 3 years at the University of Georgia on the Dean's List. YEAH ME! I graduated in 4 years. YEAH ME! I got a job in my field after graduation. YEAH ME! I worked & advanced in my field until I left to began my family. YEAH ME! More importantly, than my college education, is that my 3 children graduated college & have jobs & pay taxes! REALLY, YEAH ME! Yes, we are part of the few that are paying for the many. Even more importantly is that they ALL VOTE! As for God putting Obama in office, many of the old people believe that is true. They say this is the president( Number 44) that is foretold in Revelations to be the downfall of the west. I used to shake my head when they would tell me that but, now I wonder. We all have free will. God allows the Earthlings to control their lives. He watches & I am sure he is amused that we Americans have put a BOOB TUBE Wanna Be in the White House. I am sure He was proud when this country was founded on religious freedom. He must be sad that now we are trying to remove Him from every building, hall, school, & court room in this once bold country. I do wish the Lefties would just tell us how they justify their first vote for him? Why be foolish twice? There are 3 grammer mistakes for the grammar cops. Ready, Set,Go!
Scott Terry September 30, 2012 at 02:25 AM
I like this one... "How many years have you given to support veterans by appearing in the Dacula Memorial Day Parade for 7 years? Um... 7 years? No, wait a minute
Scott Terry September 30, 2012 at 02:34 AM
GOOD GOD! Someone please take away her horn.
R++ One of the Famous Dacula Crew September 30, 2012 at 02:46 AM
OMG! (Obama Must Go!) even fits on a button! Hat tip. I AM .... INSUBORDINATE!
Cynthia Montgomery September 30, 2012 at 03:40 AM
Hey Guys, the RACE card was been taken out of the deck for 4 years ago. Libbies now have a new "code" word. The new "code" word to use on anyone that DARE to stand up & speak against their King Obuma is now quickly deemed a HATER! OMG LOL LOL LOL! Do you really think anyone fears being called a HATER? Oh No, they have labeled me a HATER! Oh No, now I must sell my house & leave the country because a "Libbie" has called me a HATER! Never mind the fact that they still will not comment on their BOOB TUBE Prez's preferring the loving audience of THE VIEW to the real worries of our country. Never mind he decided to spend the day with 3 of the most manly, obnoxious, & self serving women on television instead of meeting with world leaders. No one on one meetings for our smiling BOOB TUBE, STAR WANA BE Prez. I gladly wear the title HATER. I prefer it to sheep. I prefer it to "libbie." I prefer it to, "she who votes for Obama a second time!" I really prefer it to anything else as long as it is in reference to my not being blinded by a blaming, Hollywood wanabe, 44th man in the White House. YES, I am a hater of poor leadership. I am a hater of bad political decisions. Yes, I am a hater of higher taxes. I am a hater of a president that incites class hate. I am a hater of robbing SS & a hater of lazy leader. I am a hater of the Obama,"Let them eat Cake" mentality. OMG! I am a hater of a man that knew it was a terrorist attack & said it was about a movie! Obama, so much to hate!
Cynthia Montgomery September 30, 2012 at 04:08 AM
I just love yanking the liberal's chains! They are so easy! LOL Problem is they never have any comments on Obama only on grammer (grammar LOL). If they call you a hater and you won't go away, then they are at odds as to what to do with you. I just keep them happy by being grammer (grammar) cops! It really is too much fun. Well, I can not laugh any more tonight as it is getting late. But really men, will not one of you tell me how you felt when you saw your bold BOOB TUBE Prez nixing the UN in favor of the easy questioning from THE VIEW? How did this go down. "Mr President, you have the UN thing this month, whom do you want to meet with?" "Hey man, I don't want to meet with anyone of them!" "Mr. President, it is the meeting of all the world leaders, please Mr President." "Nope, I want to go see those nice ladies on the view because they won't ask me anything hard and they love me!" "I can talk about how I quit smoking and Michelle can talk about how the girls are not getting fat. I can say I draw energy from meeting with the sheep! I won't have to talk about murder, terrorist, war, nukes or even the economy!" "Mr President it is the UN!" "Hey man don't be a HATER!" So sad, so so sad! OMG! Well, men not one of you, no, not even one of you answered any of my questions.... hmmm, guess I am just a HATER who loves her government. Really, men what have you done besides hate on anyone that disses your man? 4 entries for the grammar cops....Ready, Set, Go!
Robert E September 30, 2012 at 06:03 AM
Mitt Romney's campaign is so dead, the Mormons have baptized it.
Jeff Haas September 30, 2012 at 12:34 PM
The GOP has now moved from voter suppression to outright voter fraud: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/49227596/ns/politics-the_new_york_times/#__utma=14933801.269249430.1347580767.1348969959.1349007788.26&__utmb=14933801.2.10.1349007788&__utmc=14933801&__utmx=-&__utmz=14933801.1347580767.1.1.utmcsr=(direct)|utmccn=(direct)|utmcmd=(none)&__utmv=14933801.|8=Earned%20By=msnbc%7Ccover=1^12=Landing%20Content=Mixed=1^13=Landing%20Hostname=www.nbcnews.com=1^30=Visit%20Type%20to%20Content=Earned%20to%20Mixed=1&__utmk=181458599 Funny, I can't seem to find any reference to this on the Faux News website.
David September 30, 2012 at 12:43 PM
You must be public school educated Jeff. Try reading the article before you post it. The GOP reported this and filed complaints against the company. They are trying to prevent voter fraud. You should have known it was wrong since it was MSNBC that made it up. They are far more liberal than Fox News could ever be conservative.
Jeff Haas September 30, 2012 at 01:05 PM
You mean, like the very first paragraph, David? "The number of Florida counties reporting suspicious voter registration forms connected to Strategic Allied Consulting, the firm hired by the state Republican Party to sign up new voters, has grown to 10, officials said, as local election supervisors continue to search their forms for questionable signatures, addresses or other identifiers." And later? “I told my friends in the party then that paying people to do this was a bad idea, and it almost inevitably leads to problems,” Mr. Lux said. “Unfortunately, I was not proven wrong.” I seem to remember a big stink about voter fraud from the right during the 2008 election, but now that the shoe's on the other foot, nary a peep. BTW, after my public education, of which I'm proud, I graduated from an elite private university, but one thing I learned there was how not to be an elitist snob.
Isley Adams September 30, 2012 at 01:29 PM
Romney 2016! "I'll keep running until I win."
David September 30, 2012 at 02:48 PM
If you wish to take comments out of context, let me include the important comments: "After reports of suspicious forms surfaced in Florida, the company — owned by Nathan Sproul, who has been involved in voter registration efforts since at least the 2004 presidential election — was fired last week by the state Republican Party and the Republican National Committee." "The state Republican Party, which paid the company $1.3 million to register voters here, said it would file an elections fraud complaint against Strategic Allied, which is based in Tempe, Ariz." Too bad you learned nothing valuable from your elite private university education. Liberal arts school, right? Possibly even Ivy League. It shows.
Jeff Haas September 30, 2012 at 03:40 PM
All that proves, David, is that the GOP retains plausible denial by outsourcing its dirty work, ala the Plumbers, Blackwater, et. al. Are you aware that the majority of CEOs are liberal arts majors?
David September 30, 2012 at 04:57 PM
None that I know. All are engineers/scientist.
Jeff Haas September 30, 2012 at 05:59 PM
It only makes sense. Liberal arts majors are generalists who can see the big picture, whereas engineers and scientists have become extremely specialized over the years. IOW, we read more and more broadly. ;-)
David September 30, 2012 at 09:12 PM
Being a generalist may be OK if you're CEO of Wal-Mart or Target. But a specialty company needs a focused approach. And come on, who reads more than a scientist?
Jeff Haas September 30, 2012 at 10:28 PM
A writer, perchance? Most of the scientists I've met are well read in their field but not so much outside their field. The exceptions are the academic scientists, who are highly creative and not bound by the strictures of industry. But I'd agree that a specialty company needs a focused approach. However, a great techy rarely makes a great leader.
David September 30, 2012 at 10:40 PM
You mean techies like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs?
R++ One of the Famous Dacula Crew October 01, 2012 at 12:07 AM
And posting it twice doesn’t make your position anymore true … (Smiles)
R++ One of the Famous Dacula Crew October 01, 2012 at 12:23 AM
Yes the Republicans are GUILTY here ... In following the Democratic footsteps of ACORN. This PROVES that there are idiots on BOTH sides, so there is still room for Bi Partisan policy talks.
Jeff Haas October 01, 2012 at 12:35 AM
Techies or marketeers? Gates didn't write DOS and stole the idea for Windows from Xerox PARC, and Wozniak was the techy to Jobs' salesmanship.
R++ One of the Famous Dacula Crew October 01, 2012 at 12:38 AM
Lee Iacocca and any of the top design engineers from Chevrolet’s Corvette performance division. Lee for President - because has a proven history of paying back what he borrowed early, while producing IMPROVED materials / services. The Corvette guys - because if we HAVE to own GM, at least they can produce something worth owning instead of telling us it always “Runs deep”. Since they’re being run out of DC by virtue of our common "stake", we already know it runs deep and it’s a waste of ad monies. Pay more than your fair share today and get a vette!
North Georgia Weather October 01, 2012 at 12:55 AM
Yes R, John Heinricy would get my vote! :-)


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