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librechik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-22-10 02:38 PM
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30. Obama's WH communications office SUCKS ASS
could no one have spotted that letter and given a polite answer? Or used any of the numerous atrocities the other side has put out since the inauguration as an opportunity to point out the other side's teeth-grinding calumny?

We got elected/appointed and then went to sleep apparently.
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  - Tillman mother sought to warn Obama of McChrystal kpete  Jun-22-10 01:01 PM   #0 
  - recommend  xchrom   Jun-22-10 01:02 PM   #1 
  - and let us not forget Camp Nama under his charge  Solly Mack   Jun-22-10 01:02 PM   #2 
  - Thanks for the reminder . . .  defendandprotect   Jun-22-10 01:37 PM   #11 
  - You're welcome. Yes, it's very ugly.  Solly Mack   Jun-22-10 01:51 PM   #17 
     - Wrong of Obama not to permit them to be released ... courts were pushing for it ....  defendandprotect   Jun-22-10 04:59 PM   #89 
  - Camp Nama:  Soylent Brice   Jun-22-10 02:01 PM   #19 
  - or a one track mind :)  Solly Mack   Jun-22-10 02:05 PM   #20 
     - don't let it go. i'm not, and neither will the rest of us who give a shit.  Soylent Brice   Jun-22-10 02:08 PM   #21 
        - As Jane Hamsher was asking, "would Congress question McChrystal on torture ....  defendandprotect   Jun-22-10 05:26 PM   #95 
        - "Why do you hate the troops?!?!?!?" would be the inevitable response.  Ignis   Jun-23-10 11:54 AM   #144 
        - Here's to not letting go and never getting OVER it!  lonestarnot   Jun-22-10 08:43 PM   #115 
  - +1, thanks for bringing this up.  Ignis   Jun-22-10 02:54 PM   #41 
  - How can the Administration overlook how over 60% of the American people  truedelphi   Jun-22-10 03:12 PM   #51 
  - And the ones you cited, they  Enthusiast   Jun-22-10 03:27 PM   #60 
  - Hey a whispering voice is quite enticing there in Washington DC  truedelphi   Jun-22-10 03:48 PM   #67 
  - Ending wars? Bah, that's so 2008!  Ignis   Jun-22-10 03:33 PM   #62 
     - Stewart has been brilliant - and he offers living "video"  truedelphi   Jun-22-10 03:46 PM   #64 
  - You're welcome.  Solly Mack   Jun-22-10 05:08 PM   #92 
  - the danger of looking forward  northernlights   Jun-22-10 08:46 PM   #117 
     - That's the damn truth.  Ignis   Jun-23-10 11:58 AM   #145 
  - Wasn't an Obama promise to "get out" of ... somewhere?  janedum   Jun-23-10 12:50 PM   #147 
  - K&R for Mary Tillman  katandmoon   Jun-22-10 01:04 PM   #3 
  - +++  defendandprotect   Jun-22-10 01:42 PM   #14 
  - What a freaking mess, who can blame her? n/t  Jefferson23   Jun-22-10 01:05 PM   #4 
  - Seems our prez often ignores the people who could help him most. nt  polichick   Jun-22-10 01:10 PM   #5 
  - Ain't it the truth?  AndyA   Jun-22-10 01:18 PM   #6 
  - Yeah, his "team of rivals" policy is screwing this country over! nt  polichick   Jun-22-10 01:27 PM   #8 
  - Communication.  The Backlash Cometh   Jun-22-10 01:37 PM   #12 
  - People? I imagine those in charge of this Adminstration  truedelphi   Jun-22-10 03:14 PM   #52 
  - So you noticed the pattern also? n/t  sce56   Jun-22-10 08:48 PM   #118 
  - Yes, Obama does IGNORE the ppl he shouldn't. Makes me wonder about him???  janedum   Jun-23-10 12:49 PM   #146 
  - Interesting. Who is vettingt these people out for Obama?  The Backlash Cometh   Jun-22-10 01:25 PM   #7 
  - Probably the same people who sent the letter from the immigrant's wife to ICE.  glitch   Jun-22-10 01:34 PM   #10 
  - Sounds like firing the sonofabitch might not be enough...  GoddessOfGuinness   Jun-22-10 01:31 PM   #9 
  - I'm sorry did I miss something?  Travis Coates   Jun-22-10 01:38 PM   #13 
  - Right . . . applying humane values to selection of commanders should be tossed --  defendandprotect   Jun-22-10 01:43 PM   #15 
  - GOODNESS YES!  Plucketeer   Jun-22-10 01:58 PM   #18 
  - How about her right to have an opinion on the subject?  GliderGuider   Jun-22-10 02:11 PM   #22 
  - I never said she shouldn't have an opinion  Travis Coates   Jun-22-10 02:40 PM   #33 
     - I think she had more invested than this pesident did! And probably more knowledge. eom  flyarm   Jun-22-10 02:54 PM   #42 
     - More qualified, judging by the results, than whoever did advise him!  sabrina 1   Jun-22-10 06:09 PM   #102 
     - well from the sound of things she was MORE qualified  G_j   Jun-22-10 08:07 PM   #112 
        - thank you! good 1... sad it has to be true, but again, still a good point!  Divine Discontent   Jun-23-10 02:22 AM   #134 
  - Yes. You missed quite a lot. n/t  DeSwiss   Jun-22-10 02:13 PM   #23 
  - Last time I checked...  green917   Jun-22-10 02:22 PM   #26 
  - Which Army?  LiberalFighter   Jun-22-10 03:52 PM   #68 
  - Or maybe you missed the whole part where this is a democratic republic. n/t  EFerrari   Jun-22-10 02:35 PM   #28 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-22-10 02:43 PM   #35 
     - Excuse me?  EFerrari   Jun-22-10 02:49 PM   #37 
     - why, yes, yes he did.  Divine Discontent   Jun-22-10 02:56 PM   #44 
     - I would say that is exactly what he did! Nice huh? eom  flyarm   Jun-22-10 02:57 PM   #45 
     - It's too bad we couldn't get Mary Tillman for SecDef.  EFerrari   Jun-22-10 03:28 PM   # 
        - and she has more integrity than all of them, to the top office of this land have!!  flyarm   Jun-22-10 03:47 PM   #65 
     - No I did not and if I gave that impression I apologize  Travis Coates   Jun-22-10 04:15 PM   #72 
        - Sure you would. You'd prolly refer to him as a "househusband," right?  City Lights   Jun-22-10 04:39 PM   #82 
        - Prolly (sic) not  Travis Coates   Jun-22-10 04:50 PM   #84 
           - She worked as a special-education teacher.  City Lights   Jun-22-10 04:55 PM   #87 
              - My profound apologies  Travis Coates   Jun-22-10 04:59 PM   #90 
                 - Recent events would suggest that she & others who objected to McChrystal judged his character well.  laughingliberal   Jun-22-10 06:52 PM   #107 
                    - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-22-10 07:50 PM   #111 
                       - I live in northern Nevada where my husband's business is located.  laughingliberal   Jun-22-10 08:21 PM   #113 
        - And yet she was a better judge of character than Gates the Bush fixer.  EFerrari   Jun-22-10 05:40 PM   #98 
        - Oh, I think she's qualified to advise: Never trust a man who puts expediency...  TheMadMonk   Jun-22-10 10:57 PM   #129 
     - why not? She'd probably do a better job than the suits who have financial interests  Myrina   Jun-22-10 02:51 PM   #38 
     - LOL @ "a housewife"; I'll take sexist bullshit for $500, Alex!  Ignis   Jun-22-10 02:56 PM   #43 
     - No, but it means she is entitled too express her opinion.  tbyg52   Jun-22-10 02:59 PM   #47 
     - No, she gets to let her elected leaders know what she thinks.  Hissyspit   Jun-22-10 03:20 PM   #54 
     - I invite you to quote the post  Travis Coates   Jun-22-10 04:25 PM   #78 
        - She wasn't selecting the theatre commander. She was communicating concerns  Hissyspit   Jun-22-10 04:53 PM   #85 
        - See post #85! nt  wildbilln864   Jun-24-10 01:32 AM   #152 
     - you're doing it wrong, kid.  d_b   Jun-22-10 03:23 PM   #55 
        - LOL  Hissyspit   Jun-22-10 03:24 PM   # 
           - ha!  d_b   Jun-22-10 03:28 PM   #61 
  - Yes, you missed a hell of a lot actually. nt  Bluebear   Jun-22-10 02:39 PM   #32 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-22-10 03:10 PM   #50 
  - I love progressives  Travis Coates   Jun-22-10 04:22 PM   #76 
     - Nothing in the world requires progressives to be "tolerant" of ignorance  Hissyspit   Jun-22-10 04:56 PM   #88 
        - I sincerely did not intend to employ sexism in any post I made NT  Travis Coates   Jun-22-10 05:01 PM   #91 
           - I did not see your previous post on that, so apologies  Hissyspit   Jun-22-10 06:18 PM   #104 
  - It's the part where she did all the research on the general after her son was murdered  Hissyspit   Jun-22-10 03:23 PM   #57 
  - Her son died from friendly fire.  joe black   Jun-22-10 03:26 PM   #59 
  - I suppose you think Cindy Sheehan's opinions about the war don't matter, either  KamaAina   Jun-22-10 03:44 PM   #63 
  - I don't think national policy should be based on them  Travis Coates   Jun-22-10 04:19 PM   #75 
  - How does one need credentials to say that there should be an evaluation process for selection?  patrice   Jun-22-10 04:40 PM   #83 
  - One doesn't  Travis Coates   Jun-22-10 04:54 PM   #86 
     - Oh honey, I know all about "evaluation" "processes" & A mother completely lacks credentials,  patrice   Jun-22-10 05:38 PM   #97 
        - Wow, crickets...how surprising. n/t  U4ikLefty   Jun-22-10 09:32 PM   #124 
  - Looks like she was right. So maybe her credentials  sabrina 1   Jun-22-10 06:07 PM   #101 
  - He covered up her son's death  JonLP24   Jun-22-10 06:47 PM   #106 
  - Why yeah she only knows about the death of her son and the cover up  Moochy   Jun-22-10 08:36 PM   #114 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-22-10 10:34 PM   #128 
  - K&R...n/t  Oceansaway   Jun-22-10 01:50 PM   #16 
  - K&R  DeSwiss   Jun-22-10 02:14 PM   #24 
  - "Covered it up?" hell, McChrystal probably brought in the CIA Cutouts who put those 3 slugs in Pat's  tom_paine   Jun-22-10 02:18 PM   #25 
  - This deserves its own thread  Moochy   Jun-23-10 09:14 AM   #140 
  - What I have read about Tillman after his death  newspeak   Jun-23-10 09:31 AM   #142 
  - Yes, she did. K&R for Mrs. Tillman. n/t  EFerrari   Jun-22-10 02:34 PM   #27 
  - ("She received no response to the letter")  Grinchie   Jun-22-10 02:36 PM   #29 
  - Obama's WH communications office SUCKS ASS  librechik   Jun-22-10 02:38 PM   #30 
  - it's always someone else's fault..do we know Obama never read the letter?  flyarm   Jun-22-10 03:23 PM   #56 
  - yeah--you're more blunt than me, but that's about right.  librechik   Jun-22-10 04:05 PM   #70 
  - I am disappointed in Mr. Obama for not responding to a grieving mother  Mathilda   Jun-22-10 04:25 PM   #77 
     - welcome to DU!  librechik   Jun-22-10 05:29 PM   #96 
  - I could have warned him against that...  Triana   Jun-22-10 02:38 PM   #31 
  - any proof that obama saw the letter?  davidinalameda   Jun-22-10 02:41 PM   #34 
  - Any proof that he didn't?  Ignis   Jun-22-10 02:58 PM   #46 
  - just asking  davidinalameda   Jun-22-10 05:59 PM   #99 
     - C'mon, would it really make a difference?  Ignis   Jun-22-10 07:02 PM   #108 
        - a cop-out?  davidinalameda   Jun-22-10 08:52 PM   #119 
           - I think you're confused. What personal attacks?  Ignis   Jun-22-10 09:19 PM   #121 
  - This was well known  sandnsea   Jun-22-10 04:17 PM   #73 
  - Do you think Obama would have opposed McChrystal if he had read the letter?  Mathilda   Jun-22-10 04:27 PM   #79 
     - He might have opposed it, but I'm sure one of his  Moochy   Jun-23-10 09:15 AM   #141 
  - I saw "The Tillman Story" at the L.A. Film Festival last weekend.  U4ikLefty   Jun-22-10 02:46 PM   #36 
  - This is bizarre...  KansDem   Jun-22-10 02:51 PM   #39 
  - ALL dissent must be eliminated. These are the times we live in.  newtothegame   Jun-22-10 02:52 PM   #40 
  - There's more in last year's thread on a Seymour Hersh expose  starroute   Jun-22-10 03:04 PM   #48 
  - and then there is this By Sy Hersh..this May..  flyarm   Jun-22-10 09:59 PM   #125 
  - K&R for Mrs Tillman  me b zola   Jun-22-10 03:09 PM   #49 
  - so if he goes who to take over?  Jeneral2885   Jun-22-10 03:17 PM   #53 
  - Fire him now!  Enthusiast   Jun-22-10 03:24 PM   #58 
  - Agree absolutely. n/t  kiranon   Jun-22-10 03:47 PM   #66 
  - K & R for Pat and Mary Tillman  Raksha   Jun-22-10 03:58 PM   #69 
  - Don't forget Lt. Col. Ted Westhusing  Octafish   Jun-22-10 04:12 PM   #71 
  - Thank you for that reminder. Col. Ted Westhusing  sabrina 1   Jun-22-10 06:27 PM   #105 
  - This illegal, immoral and unnecessary war has claimed too many lives for no good reason.  Octafish   Jun-22-10 08:44 PM   #116 
     - Omg, I am so sorry about your friend's brother.  sabrina 1   Jun-23-10 03:21 AM   #136 
  - I remember posting alot about Lt. Col. Ted Westhusing's murder..  flyarm   Jun-22-10 10:03 PM   #126 
  - I'm NOT surprised. nt  orbitalman   Jun-22-10 04:18 PM   #74 
  - O.M.G. !~  patrice   Jun-22-10 04:35 PM   #80 
  - Apparently, the "cream" rises until it turns into curdled blood. nt  patrice   Jun-22-10 04:37 PM   #81 
  - K&R for the Tillman's  Greyskye   Jun-22-10 05:13 PM   #93 
  - This is getting to be like the oil disaster -  cwydro   Jun-22-10 05:16 PM   #94 
  - It's going to be interesting to see if they even attempt to make this look  bertman   Jun-22-10 06:05 PM   #100 
  - President Obama - Don't Accept McCrystal's resignation...  pmorlan1   Jun-22-10 06:15 PM   #103 
  - It goes downhill from here.  dyingnumbers   Jun-22-10 07:30 PM   #109 
  - He should have heeded her warning.  TxVietVet   Jun-22-10 07:31 PM   #110 
  - "bu$hnazi regime". I love that one TxVietVet. I'll bet you're right  bertman   Jun-22-10 11:34 PM   #131 
     - Welcome home, brother.  TxVietVet   Jun-23-10 04:24 PM   #148 
        - Thanks for the article. I was up on the Tillman spectacle after doing quite  bertman   Jun-23-10 07:36 PM   #151 
           - Somewhere along the way, the conservanazis have their followers believe  TxVietVet   Jun-24-10 10:26 PM   #154 
  - K&R for Mary Tillman  suffragette   Jun-22-10 08:55 PM   #120 
  - Kick and recommend for truth, and the Tillman's quest to bring the truth to light.  HCE SuiGeneris   Jun-22-10 09:25 PM   #122 
  - Too damn bad Obama didn't listen to Mary Tillman..he wouldn't be involved in this shit then..  flyarm   Jun-22-10 09:32 PM   #123 
  - Perhaps he thought she was "just" another Lefty to ignore... nt  Amonester   Jun-22-10 10:17 PM   #127 
     - Yanno...we're such a minute tiny percentage of such an incredibly conservative nation...  YOY   Jun-22-10 11:07 PM   #130 
  - I'm ashamed that President Obama didn't even give this mother  Loki   Jun-22-10 11:42 PM   #132 
  - May I correct..her country didn't lie to her..her government did as did politicians!  flyarm   Jun-22-10 11:57 PM   #133 
  - He's on his way to the end of his career  saigon68   Jun-23-10 02:24 AM   #135 
  - Obama man better start painting a better liked leader, can this be his version of leadership?!!  Imagevision   Jun-23-10 06:29 AM   #138 
  - +1. We frequently pilloried Shrub over his treatment of the Gold Star Moms.  Ignis   Jun-23-10 04:29 PM   #149 
  - If Obama needed to begin to turn around his unfavorble numbers he couldn't get anything  Imagevision   Jun-23-10 06:27 AM   #137 
  - It would make my day if the President would just fire the jerk.  Paper Roses   Jun-23-10 09:01 AM   #139 
  - Mothers know best.  lonestarnot   Jun-23-10 09:55 AM   #143 
  - Sounds like how Colin Powell made his bones  Jacobin   Jun-23-10 04:50 PM   #150 
  - the k and the r  SpiralHawk   Jun-24-10 05:00 AM   #153 
 

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