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Fri Nov 16, 2012, 11:29 AM

Obama not even sworn in yet...

... for his second term, and the thugs are getting ugly with this Ben Gazzi shit. I honestly believe a large part of the reason for this is simply to try taking the joy of this victory away from us. Don't let it get to you. Obama slapped Rmoney all over the stage when he started on this in the debates, the same result will occur on a larger scale if they persist in this nonsense.

I can't wait.

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Reply Obama not even sworn in yet... (Original post)
warrprayer Nov 2012 OP
RomneyLies Nov 2012 #1
slackmaster Nov 2012 #3
RomneyLies Nov 2012 #12
GoCubsGo Nov 2012 #18
slackmaster Nov 2012 #21
GoCubsGo Nov 2012 #22
unblock Nov 2012 #6
warrprayer Nov 2012 #10
hughee99 Nov 2012 #19
slackmaster Nov 2012 #2
warrprayer Nov 2012 #9
jberryhill Nov 2012 #11
warrprayer Nov 2012 #14
Agnosticsherbet Nov 2012 #4
BlueCaliDem Nov 2012 #16
Agnosticsherbet Nov 2012 #23
BlueCaliDem Nov 2012 #24
Bluzmann57 Nov 2012 #5
still_one Nov 2012 #7
warrprayer Nov 2012 #8
Drale Nov 2012 #13
warrprayer Nov 2012 #15
hrmjustin Nov 2012 #17
yurbud Nov 2012 #20

Response to warrprayer (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 11:31 AM

1. The old white man's club MUST de-legitimize the black man SOMEHOW

 

So they WILL impeach. It's what they do.

Then it will spark nationwide violence in response.

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Response to RomneyLies (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 11:33 AM

3. Why didn't they impeach him during his first term?

 

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Response to slackmaster (Reply #3)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 11:44 AM

12. They believed that their obstructionism would lead to his defeat in 2012.

 

Losing re-election would be all the evidence they would need to proclaim his election a fluke and his administration a failure.

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Response to slackmaster (Reply #3)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 11:57 AM

18. They could not find a legitimate reason for doing so.

From even before President Obama was even elected, they flung all kinds of shit at the wall, hoping it would stick. None of it did. They're flinging boatloads of Benghazi shit against the wall now, thinking that if they just fling overwhelming amounts of shit some of it HAS GOT TO STICK this time. Desperate times call for desperate measures.

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Response to GoCubsGo (Reply #18)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 01:06 PM

21. Well then, maybe they won't be able to find a reason in his second term.

 

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Response to slackmaster (Reply #21)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 01:29 PM

22. I don't believe they will.

But, they are going to kill themselves trying.

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Response to RomneyLies (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 11:36 AM

6. i don't think they'll actually impeach.

they'll investigate, they'll cry foul, they might try to force a few people to resign. and of course they'll keep that impeachment threat out there plenty. always a good way to get press coverage.

but after the clinton impeachment fiasco, i think they understand that the people will insist that the next actual impeachment have the goods behind it.

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Response to RomneyLies (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 11:42 AM

10. I hope not

What I do hope is, if they are that stupid, that it will provoke enough outrage to oust them from the house in 2014.

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Response to RomneyLies (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 11:59 AM

19. They don't like him because he's black. They'd never try to de-legitimize a white Democrat. n/t

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Response to warrprayer (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 11:32 AM

2. I'll miss that guy. He passed away this year.

 

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Response to slackmaster (Reply #2)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 11:41 AM

9. Great actor! n/t

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Response to slackmaster (Reply #2)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 11:42 AM

11. ...and the administration has still not explained their role in his death!



Who was on the other end of that call? Merle Haggard, perhaps?

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Response to jberryhill (Reply #11)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 11:46 AM

14. lmao n/t

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Response to warrprayer (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 11:34 AM

4. No. It's about power. They hope to cripple his administration with crap in order to improve...

their chances in 2014.

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Response to Agnosticsherbet (Reply #4)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 11:54 AM

16. Now, more than ever, President Obama needs to slap those Rethugs down

and not be shy about it. He must use the bully-pulpit as much as he possibly can because corporate media will happily give the GOP all the media coverage they can handle in a sort of GOP bully-pulpit that they've been enjoying ever since Ronnie Raygun.

Just in case a lot of people haven't noticed, this has had an effect of weakening he president's one main tool to connect with the American people, effectively weakening the so-called bully-pulpit. It's time the president - and ALL Democrats in and outside of Congress - gets his ground-game together again to continue to campaign for progressive policies.

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Response to BlueCaliDem (Reply #16)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 03:40 PM

23. The Bully Pulpit is ineffective, because the people driving the Republican Party are not amenable to

public sentiment. All the Bully Pulpit will do is move public sentiment, and even that has limits.

They really don't care what the people think. Their view of America, their view of the world is such that it doesn't admit to error and sees everything else as evil.

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Response to Agnosticsherbet (Reply #23)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 04:43 PM

24. I know there isn't a cure for Rightwing Stupid, but

there are still "Independents" and the rest of us who would like to see the fire of the president when he goes on the attack, representing us. Perception is king and corporate media is all too willing to distort the facts if they're allowed to (always in favor of the party that represents the corporations). People simply like to see a person fight for his/her convictions even though we know they're correct. We like to see the courage of their convictions or we'll begin to doubt the validity of it. Hasn't that always been so?

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Response to warrprayer (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 11:34 AM

5. Usually I'm not much of a conspiracy theorist

But I think they're trying to grasp at straws so they can convince the Democratic Senate that there are grounds for impeachment. And I think it will fail miserably. Or maybe the repukes are just genuinely concerned about the loss of life at BenGhazzi (sp). Or maybe...ah who knows? But I'd be willing to bet that they don't care much about the lives lost, just the negative political fall out it may have on the Obama administration.

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Response to warrprayer (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 11:37 AM

7. Actually, the more they open their mouth the more they seal their fate for decades. It is becoming

more than clear who has been the problem in our government, and it is the republicans


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Response to still_one (Reply #7)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 11:40 AM

8. Great post

This is going to blow up in their faces, just like their trying to fix the election did.

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Response to warrprayer (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 11:45 AM

13. Well since the repukes refused the requested money for protection of embassy's

Benghazi is 100% on their asses. They are trying to find someone to blame before that fact becomes widely known.

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Response to Drale (Reply #13)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 11:48 AM

15. really doesn't quite compare

... to letting terrorists fly 3 planes into buildings on U.S. soil killing thousands, does it? Gee, do you think maybe some dems are wishing they had pursued investigations of Bushco now? Oh, wait, that was "off the table"....

it's only off the table for us, not them, apparently.

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Response to warrprayer (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 11:55 AM

17. You know that they are going to try the impeachment path. They suck!

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Response to warrprayer (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 12:02 PM

20. it looks like they've settled on this as their Whitewater/Lewinsky for Obama

but it's not working for a number of reasons:

  • the mainstream media isn't particularly playing along

  • average Americans don't especially care about deaths outside the US, even American deaths.


In Bill Clinton's case, the public didn't give a crap about his nickel and dime business deals and Arkansas, and while they liked the salacious details of his sex life, they didn't want to fire him for them.

If the MSM doesn't play along, Fox and talk radio will be increasingly talking to themselves and speeding the decline of the right.

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