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WePurrsevere Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-04-09 02:33 PM
Response to Reply #34
41. He's a fan of Ali & from what I read he's also an avid Chess player...
so you're quite possibly correct.

He played "rope a dope" with McCain and I wouldn't be surprised if he takes a similar tactic with those who figure they're going to do all they can to obstruct him.
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  - THANK YOU!  Beetwasher   Feb-04-09 11:11 AM   #1 
  - I agree--we need to hear more of this from him  yurbud   Feb-04-09 07:36 PM   #63 
  - Elections have consequences ... isn't that what they told US for 8 years?  Sydnie   Feb-04-09 11:12 AM   #2 
  - Sure they said that elections had consequences -- but they didn't include one consequence:  damntexdem   Feb-04-09 12:42 PM   #18 
  - Bill Clinton could never make that argument  bluestateguy   Feb-04-09 11:17 AM   #3 
  - Obama's the first President in 20 years to win election with a majority of votes.  argyl   Feb-04-09 01:05 PM   #22 
  - The bipartisan argument is now being used against Obama.  BlueCaliDem   Feb-04-09 01:48 PM   #30 
  - We are going to have to call him Cool Hand Obama  liberal N proud   Feb-04-09 11:17 AM   #4 
  - Though, he doesn't know when to say it.  geek tragedy   Feb-04-09 11:28 AM   #8 
     - He was giving them a chance to play ball  liberal N proud   Feb-04-09 01:57 PM   #32 
     - You know, DU really needs you.  TheWraith   Feb-04-09 02:15 PM   #36 
        - but he has a point  paulk   Feb-04-09 02:45 PM   #45 
           - "Obama's attempts at bipartisanship are so far a failure,"  AlbertCat   Feb-04-09 02:51 PM   #48 
              - one can hope that Obama realizes his error  paulk   Feb-04-09 03:05 PM   #51 
  - Good for you President Obama, lets hope all the DEM's speak out loud and  Jefferson23   Feb-04-09 11:18 AM   #5 
  - Obama is repeating the point Kerry's been making. Time for MORE Dems to show up on news shows  blm   Feb-04-09 02:21 PM   #38 
  - Hope it does some good. But I'm not optomistic. Those friggin'  acmavm   Feb-04-09 11:23 AM   #6 
  - Exactly! BushDemDogs are the problem, not repubs. BushDemDogs are weakening  BlueCaliDem   Feb-04-09 01:52 PM   #31 
  - About freaking time. Should have said this three weeks ago.  geek tragedy   Feb-04-09 11:24 AM   #7 
  - Obama is realizing that you cannot work with the GOP.  anonymous171   Feb-04-09 11:31 AM   #9 
  - Proof that no matter how smart someone is, they always  geek tragedy   Feb-04-09 11:32 AM   #10 
  - Yet, he just appointed Gregg and helped Gregg cut a deal with the Govenor of NH re: appointing a  No Elephants   Feb-04-09 11:43 AM   #12 
  - I'm talking about Congress and legislation, not cabinet positions.  anonymous171   Feb-04-09 11:53 AM   #14 
  - Not sure about this biting us in 2010 ...  SomeGuyInEagan   Feb-04-09 02:04 PM   #33 
  - I figure there are decent reasons for it.  Igel   Feb-04-09 11:53 AM   #15 
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  - The only reason I'm skeptical  Beavker   Feb-04-09 11:34 AM   #11 
  - Of course the Republicans are going to oppose this. They are currenty the opposition party. It's  No Elephants   Feb-04-09 11:44 AM   #13 
  - the GOP are not playing ball  Rosa Luxemburg   Feb-04-09 12:19 PM   #17 
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  - Ahhh, he rejects them. But does he DENOUNCE them?  FlyingSquirrel   Feb-04-09 03:31 PM   #54 
  - Americans did vote and they voted overwhelmingly  humbled_opinion   Feb-04-09 01:04 PM   #21 
  - Republican Lawmakers to Obama: So? nt  thereismore   Feb-04-09 01:06 PM   #23 
  - Assuming Obama can keep on task, Congress can't resist the bully pulpit.  backscatter712   Feb-04-09 01:18 PM   #26 
  - AAAAAND OBAMA'S BACK ON HIS FEET!!!  backscatter712   Feb-04-09 01:12 PM   #24 
  - Don't ever forget  Pierre.Suave   Feb-04-09 01:13 PM   #25 
  - What an effective poli  mentalslavery   Feb-04-09 01:25 PM   #27 
  - Excellent post!  EraOfResponsibility   Feb-04-09 02:58 PM   #49 
  - Excuse me Mr President but practice what you preach.  Ganja Ninja   Feb-04-09 01:27 PM   #28 
  - +1  Brucie Kibbutz   Feb-04-09 02:08 PM   #35 
  - Yes but  tonycinla   Feb-04-09 01:28 PM   #29 
  - Let's hope Obama is approaching this as a fencer or a boxer  starroute   Feb-04-09 02:08 PM   #34 
  - He's a fan of Ali & from what I read he's also an avid Chess player...  WePurrsevere   Feb-04-09 02:33 PM   #41 
     - I hope that you're right about that.  BlueMTexpat   Feb-04-09 03:45 PM   #57 
  - It's about time...  StillHopingForChange   Feb-04-09 02:21 PM   #37 
  - get his back at the local RW talk stations that do the groundwork for  certainot   Feb-04-09 02:29 PM   #39 
  - Well, let's see some of "those ideas" pushed and fucking implemented.  pattmarty   Feb-04-09 02:30 PM   #40 
  - "fucking implemented"?  dothemath   Feb-04-09 08:18 PM   #64 
  - I don't remember voting for more tax cuts for the rich.  Romulox   Feb-04-09 02:34 PM   #42 
  - Dear Mr. Prez: Tell your Senate to invoke the nuclear option, and the repugs to place their heads  Zorra   Feb-04-09 02:38 PM   #43 
  - So get the senate to put some teeth in that comment  ooglymoogly   Feb-04-09 02:45 PM   #44 
  - Folks, Obama is doing just fine.  Rob Gregory Browne   Feb-04-09 02:49 PM   #47 
  - BINGO!!!!!!!!!! nt  The Hope Mobile   Feb-04-09 03:02 PM   #50 
  - FUCK YEAH!  Zhade   Feb-04-09 03:12 PM   #52 
  - I want to see Obama start getting mad.  jillan   Feb-04-09 03:19 PM   #53 
  - The framing of the election as a victory of IDEAS  BelgianMadCow   Feb-04-09 03:41 PM   #56 
  - If he has to keep telling them this he's not winning. He needs to speak directly to the people to  craigmatic   Feb-04-09 03:47 PM   #58 
  - I hope Harry Ass Reid was listening  santamargarita   Feb-04-09 03:47 PM   #59 
  - Seriously this country is fed up the redneck agenda  EndersDame   Feb-04-09 03:56 PM   #60 
  - It is nice to see Dems with Balls!  EndersDame   Feb-04-09 03:59 PM   #61 
  - Citizens to Obama- Same To You.  Prisoner_Number_Six   Feb-04-09 04:05 PM   #62 

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