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Sat Nov 24, 2012, 06:01 PM

Whatever happened to that Obama talking point about "turn off the TV set, put away the video games?"

I miss that one that he used to use in the 2008 campaign and into 2009 whenever he spoke of the importance of active parents in education. But it seems to have been phased out of his speeches.

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Reply Whatever happened to that Obama talking point about "turn off the TV set, put away the video games?" (Original post)
bluestateguy Nov 2012 OP
Teamster Jeff Nov 2012 #1
bluestateguy Nov 2012 #4
Fumesucker Nov 2012 #2
AverageJoe90 Nov 2012 #3
TeamPooka Nov 2012 #5
GeorgeGist Nov 2012 #6

Response to bluestateguy (Original post)

Sat Nov 24, 2012, 06:07 PM

1. Also "phased out"

ďAnd understand this: If American workers are being denied their right to organize and collectively bargain when Iím in the White House,
Iíll put on a comfortable pair of shoes myself, Iíll walk on that picket line with you as President of the United States of America. Because
workers deserve to know that somebody is standing in their corner.Ē


- Senator Barack Obama ē Spartanburg SC ē November 3, 2007

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Response to Teamster Jeff (Reply #1)

Sat Nov 24, 2012, 06:24 PM

4. Not what we're talking about here

nt

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Response to bluestateguy (Original post)

Sat Nov 24, 2012, 06:12 PM

2. Didn't poll well n/t

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Response to bluestateguy (Original post)

Sat Nov 24, 2012, 06:15 PM

3. Probably not a bad thing, IMHO.

I agree with Fumesucker, it probably turned quite a few people off because the latter half of it actually does sound like a Republican talking point, when you think about it. I guess the President caught on.

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Response to bluestateguy (Original post)

Sat Nov 24, 2012, 06:52 PM

5. but I love Call Of Duty....

and there's a new one out.

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Response to TeamPooka (Reply #5)

Sat Nov 24, 2012, 09:46 PM

6. And I went up there,

I said, "Shrink, I want to kill. I mean, I wanna, I
wanna kill. Kill. I wanna, I wanna see, I wanna see blood and gore and
guts and veins in my teeth. Eat dead burnt bodies. I mean kill, Kill,
KILL, KILL."

And I started jumpin up and down yelling, "KILL, KILL," and
he started jumpin up and down with me and we was both jumping up and down
yelling, "KILL, KILL." And the sargent came over, pinned a medal on me,
sent me down the hall, said, "You're our boy."

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