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Bernie said there weren't the votes for single payer.. yet you feel the need to dump that on a

President Obama thread.

Sanders: Single Payer Never Had A Chance


President Obama got would he could and he's helped millions of people.. but, that really really irritates some people.

Another photo of the President's SRO in Wisconsin today..

President Barack Obama speaks at the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse, in La Crosse, Wisconsin, about the economy and to promote a proposed Labor Department rule that would make more workers eligible for overtime


You can accuse the African American Community's right to question BS of being a "meme" but it

only reflects badly on the sanders' campaign.

He himself has said he needs to pay more attention to that.

"Enthusiasm Gap? I Think Not" Standing room only for the President's speech at U Wisc at La Crosse

✔ ‎@petesouza
Standing room only for the President's speech at U Wisc at La Crosse today
2:47 PM - 2 Jul 2015
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Mahalo for your OP and the Adorable pic, DSB.. I will miss him, too!

When you say "side eye.." I think of the Queen of the side eye, First Lady, Michelle Obama..



Still going strong as minority speaker.. thanks babylonsistah!

Thank you Nancy Pelosi~

Pelosi on Obama and the Road to Health Reform: Never a 'Down Moment'

She doesn't usually disclose what she and President Obama say to each other, but Speaker Nancy Pelosi made an exception a few hours after a sweeping health reform bill had become the law of the land. When it cleared the House on Sunday night, "he said that he was happier after the vote than he was the night that he won the presidency," she said, and laughed. "I said, 'Well I'm pretty happy, but I'm not happier than the night you won the presidency -- because if you hadn't won the presidency we wouldn't be here.' "

Pelosi recounted the conversation to a group of columnists she had invited to her office Tuesday to discuss an achievement that, in Obama's words, enshrines in law "the core principle that everybody should have some basic security when it comes to their health care." Even as she spoke, the Republican Party was calling for "No More Madam Speaker" in an online ad that showed her surrounded by flames (a really terrible photo of her, too, I might add). But Madam Speaker, relaxed and euphoric in the afterglow of victory, described as "lower than a nano-something" the amount of interest she has in Republican "vilification" of her.

MOre.. http://www.politicsdaily.com/2010/03/24/pelosi-on-obama-and-the-road-to-health-reform-never-a-down-mom/

That happened to me the other night.. I put a new member's name in quotes and someone knee

jerked the alert button and the jury hid it 5-2.. and it was a Bernie Sanders supporter by the name of "Bernie Blower".. who sadly has since been demoted to "name removed".

Was it my fault he registered on DU with that name?.. I think not. lol

The first clue was probably his username.. they let just anybody in? rofl

and shockingly enough.. he turned out to be a troll!


You can post it as many times as you want, Bonobo.. Not the first time a duer has brought up my

posts from the 2008 primary on Hillary.

I tell you what I said to them..

Yes I was pissed at her. I just think she's learned a lot since Mark Penn was running her campaign.. And, the IWR vote.. Things change.. people learn and grow or they're stagnant.

I have too.. wow, I was out of control!

I started liking her after she graciously conceded at the Dem Convention and then after President Obama appointed her as SOS.. she did a brilliant job. They put aside their differences and came together for the country and so did I. I can certainly change how I feel about people over the years. This isn't the first time.

Signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Act~ January 29, 2009~

The President and SOS Hillary when they realized the Supreme Court had upheld ACA for the first time~ June 28, 2012~

Jury Results on a post downthread.. on he who shall remain nameless..



This post is disruptive, hurtful, rude, insensitive, over-the-top, or otherwise inappropriate.


this "Bernie blower" person is here to troll. The screen name itself is offensive. Second, read the last sentence, does that type of response belong here on DU. It's over the top and inappropriate.

You served on a randomly-selected Jury of DU members which reviewed this post. The review was completed at Wed Jul 1, 2015, 02:44 AM, and the Jury voted 4-3 to HIDE IT.

Juror #1 voted to LEAVE IT ALONE
Explanation: No explanation given
Juror #2 voted to HIDE IT
Explanation: Troll here to just stir it up. Needs to be gone from the site.
Juror #3 voted to HIDE IT
Explanation: piss off
Juror #4 voted to LEAVE IT ALONE
Explanation: The post is accurate and respectful. Leave it. Calling this new member a "troll" is unacceptable.
Juror #5 voted to HIDE IT
Explanation: No explanation given
Juror #6 voted to LEAVE IT ALONE
Explanation: Someone is offended. Good grief!
Juror #7 voted to HIDE IT
Explanation: "it's rather concerning that someone who belongs to a website called democratic underground would believe that obama is a "progressive"."

Actually it's "concerning" that someone so ignorant of President Obama's accomplishments belongs to a website called Democratic Underground.


Wonderful post, DI.. Mahalo!

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