Published: Thursday, Feb. 28 2013 12:25 p.m. MST
Don't you dems just get sick of it sometimes? I'm so tired of his face
on tv telling us what we should do, travelling on our dime to make (campaign?)
speeches, playing golf, spending money, dividing the country between rich and
poor, black and white, Repubs & dems. You've bought it and I can't
Obama is the best politician to ever inhabit the White House. No one - and I
mean no one - even comes close. The man is a wizard. Unfortunately he also has
the dubious distinction of being the worst leader and worst president in
American history. So BEST politician WORST leader...yes Barack gets the prize.
His tactics are really quite predictable and simple as we have all seen over the
past 4.5 years. The man doesn't lead - he campaigns. The man doesn't
negotiate with the other side - he campaigns. The man doesn't hammer out
bi-partisan solutions like Clinton did in his second term - he campaigns
instead. EVERYTHING is about campaigning to the public - his public. His tools -
Late Night with Letterman , The Tonight Show with Leno as well as his lap dog
media outlets. Going to union friendly cities in Ohio and Michigan are favorite
stops too for Barack to gin up his people into a frenzy. There are always the
familiar props too such as old folks or children or police or whomever serves
his purpose at the moment. Actually govern ? HA! Not going to happen. The man
has zero experience governing or leading anything.
The problem is that Republicans state that they gave in to higher taxes. That
is actually incorrect.Republicans let the tax increases happen at
the end of 2012 and then in early 2013 agreed to lower taxes for all except
those making more than $400,000 (Single) and $450,000 (Married).So
when Republicans say they gave into tax increases, they are lying. Tax
increases were coming and they didn't do anything to stop it. This is the
same thing that Democrats can say. Both parties can claim to have lowered taxes
too.Do to this, Republicans can't say that they gave in on tax
increases, because they didn't. What Republicans are saying is
something like the following: You check out a book from the
library, renew it a couple of times and then return it on the day it is due. 3
Days later, you then state that you donated the book to the library.For those that need help, the book references the higher taxes that kept
getting renewed and eventually came due. By not renewing the taxes, you are not
What do people really expect from a Chicago thug who won his first election not
through his own qualifications, but by getting his opponent’s divorce
records unsealed and then proceeding to smear him with distortions of very
intimate details? His scorched earth unethical campaign against Romney
(highlighted by a chronically lying Stephanie Cutter) was merely a repeat of the
same old bully ObamaObama can’t win by the logic of his
policies (there is none) - his only option is to destroy everyone else in his
path. He makes Nixon look like a choirboyObama offers NOTHING to
govern with. So ongoing bullying to divert attention from reality will be spewed
for the next 4 years.
I don't know about anyone else, but I'm really tired of this guy.
He's done nothing and what policies he has instituted have been a disaster.
Can't wait for 2016, that is, if I can afford it.
Sometimes, (no, really it's too often) the hate Obama comments here boggle
the mind of a sane person.
America is no longer a great nation with great people. We have become a nation
where the majority believe they are entitled to receive what they didn't
work for. Obama is proof!
re:one old manyou need to try to understand the REASONS why Obama is
so hated in this country and it certainly has nothing to do with his race. Obama
has proven to be a very dishonest, and disingenuous man that seems to care
nothing for America - it's past or it's future. Both he his wife have
an obvious and ugly hatred of traditional America and see themselves as the
orchestrator s of fundamental change to our freedoms, to our constitution, to
our capitalistic way of life. To most of us who understand and hate communism
and all its ugly cousins of progressive socialism - the things Barack and
Michelle are attempting to do to America amounts to out right tyranny.
You Tea Partiers could dislike Obama's policies and it would be fine.
It's your constant hyperbole that I find ridiculous. Obama can't just
have policies you dislike. Instead he "hates America" and is a
"communist or socialist," or better yet, a "thug". If you talk
about his religion, you assume he has got to be a religion you personally
totally disrespect. You are positive he was born in Kenya, although there is
absolutely no evidence of that. According to your constant need for
exaggerating, he's not just a bad leader, he's THE WORST leader ever
seen in the history of the world, maybe even the universe! Don't you ever
wonder that you might be just a tad bit irrational about this man?
#1 Obama has issued fewer executive orders per day in office than George W.
Bush, Ronald Reagan, and Calvin Coolidge. In fact, you have to go all the way
back to Grover Cleveland in the nineteenth century to find a president who has
issued executive orders at a lower rate than Obama. #2. The record
is clear. Republican Senate Minority, now Majority leader Mitch McConnell
clearly stated the Republican's goal was to deny Obama a 2nd term. So
accusing Pres. Obama of not working with Republicans? Get serious. Even Ari
Fleisher, Bush's press secretary acknowledged the more Obama's
fingerprints are on legislation the less likely Republicans will pass the
legislation. Republicans are pandering to their narrow base which demands party
purity and no compromise. The majority of Americans view the Republican Party
as too extreme.#3. Romney and Republicans lost the election by
their own words and policies which included demonizing 47% of the American
population, women and minorities. Appealing only to white conservative males
just isn't a winning strategy.
@ Truthseeker. Obama won the election because like the majority of people living
in your state, people wanting more freebies elected him. That is a fact!
This tired old tone has not worked before what makes you think it is going to
magically persued anyone know? It just sounds like sour grapes.
" Obama won the election because like the majority of people living in your
state, people wanting more freebies elected him. That is a fact!"Mountanman. California receives less in Government money than it put in.Utah receives MORE government money than it puts in. Who is getting the
"freebies"?If I lived in Utah, I would not use this argument
against a Californian.
And where are the courageous Republican members of the House and Senate now?
Hint - it isn't in Washington, DC. To be fair, so are the
Democrats. They need to be there, in session, at least acting like
The House has passed 2 resolutions to refine the cuts, but the democratic senate
has yet to act on them.The president has said he will not accept any
bill that does not include another tax increase. So why should the
representatives sit is session? They have done their part. They will get the
cuts so many of us know we need, and the senate and president refuse to refine.
What the representatives should do instead is travel the country
making speeches about how the president and the senate are refusing to meet
their obligations, just like the president has done regarding them.
@patriot"Obama has proven to be a very dishonest, and disingenuous man
that seems to care nothing for America - it's past or it's future.
Both he his wife have an obvious and ugly hatred of traditional America and see
themselves as the orchestrator s of fundamental change to our freedoms, to our
constitution, to our capitalistic way of life. To most of us who understand and
hate communism and all its ugly cousins of progressive socialism - the things
Barack and Michelle are attempting to do to America amounts to out right
tyranny."That might be your reason for hating Obama... but
it's not a reason based in reality. I thought Bush did a terrible job as
president and thought his policies were not good ideas more often than not. But
I didn't think he had any "ugly hatred of America". You can't
seem to get over the idea that there are people who disagree with you who
@BadgerBadgerThe only reason the House has passed something is because
they don't need 60% of the vote to pass something. The only reason the
Senate has not passed somethig is because with GOP filibusters on just about
everything these days they need 60% of the votes to pass something. If you
reverse it and make the House need 60% and the Senate need 50% then the Senate
would be the only one with a bill passed.
Objective, thoughtful criticism? No. Whining? Yes.
@Atl"The only reason the House has passed something is because
they don't need 60%"Exactly right. Maybe the right is just
uninformed. Maybe they are unaware that the house can pass ANYTHING it want
with zero democratic votes.They act as if this is some major failure
by the democrats. In reality it is a failure of our congress, both R and D, to
construct bi-partisan legislation.Nothing more, nothing less.
More sour grapes from the right.Obama won, now get over it. Your repub party still has worse approval ratings than the democrats or
president. Watcha gonna do to fix that? Continue to bash Obama? Great
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