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41. So, when he does something wrong, it's terrible, when he does something right, it's a distraction?
Just checking.

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  -President Obama Backs Mosque Near Ground Zero Purveyor  Aug-13-10 07:40 PM   #0 
  - K and R  bigwillq   Aug-13-10 07:41 PM   #1 
  - That's great. Will he get any credit for it? K&R. nt  DevonRex   Aug-13-10 07:44 PM   #2 
  - Damn straight. That took some political courage.  jgraz   Aug-13-10 07:46 PM   #3 
  - Thank you.  DevonRex   Aug-13-10 08:03 PM   #8 
     - I have to ask, why do you think it took strength for me to say this?  jgraz   Aug-13-10 11:22 PM   #53 
        - + 1  LaurenG   Aug-14-10 07:36 AM   #93 
        - You And Me Both, Jgraz. Well Said.  Paladin   Aug-14-10 08:28 AM   #98 
        - I used the word strength on purpose rather than courage, as you did  DevonRex   Aug-14-10 11:57 AM   #130 
        - They were blinders that make it impossible for some to be rational.  asdjrocky   Aug-14-10 12:48 PM   #134 
  - Yes. He did the right thing. K & R  Better Believe It   Aug-14-10 10:29 AM   #119 
  - Thank you, President Obama, for upholding the Constitution!  MineralMan   Aug-13-10 07:50 PM   #4 
  - Very admirable! n/t  RKP5637   Aug-13-10 07:52 PM   #5 
  - Recommend  xchrom   Aug-13-10 07:54 PM   #6 
  - Right on Mr. Prez!  husky92   Aug-13-10 07:59 PM   #7 
  - I wish he'd stand behing the GLBT community so srongly  Cronus Protagonist   Aug-13-10 08:21 PM   #9 
  - Yay!! eom  Hello_Kitty   Aug-13-10 08:29 PM   #10 
  - He is absolutely right. The 1st Amendment either applies to ALL of us or to NONE of us.  kestrel91316   Aug-13-10 08:32 PM   #11 
  - kick and recommend!! VERY IMPORTANT!!!  Douglas Carpenter   Aug-13-10 08:44 PM   #12 
  - ditto  nilram   Aug-13-10 11:18 PM   #52 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-13-10 08:50 PM   #13 
  - Are you kidding?  SunsetDreams   Aug-13-10 10:21 PM   #36 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-13-10 10:28 PM   #38 
        - Sure he could do it with the stroke of a pen  SunsetDreams   Aug-13-10 10:34 PM   #40 
  - "THIS IS PROOF THAT OBAMA IS A SECRET MUSLIN!"  LAGC   Aug-13-10 08:59 PM   #14 
  - I *despise* secret muslin!  kay1864   Aug-13-10 09:33 PM   #23 
  - Those darn Secret Muslins are taking over our country....  nyy1998   Aug-13-10 11:11 PM   #48 
  - My god, the pure hate in those posts....  mrbarber   Aug-14-10 12:49 AM   #68 
  - This will make the Teabaggers' heads explode.  Odin2005   Aug-13-10 09:01 PM   #15 
  - Good.  Arkana   Aug-14-10 11:30 AM   #123 
  - Because it makes him look liberal without actually standing up against the corporate criminals.  grahamhgreen   Aug-13-10 09:05 PM   #16 
  - No, it just makes him look like he's read the First Amendment.  Robb   Aug-13-10 09:08 PM   #18 
  - This is a distraction from war profiteering,, banksters, the Gulf, "fixing" the health care bill,  grahamhgreen   Aug-13-10 09:19 PM   #22 
  - So you're distracted. Practice focus. You'll get there  WheelWalker   Aug-13-10 09:56 PM   #27 
  - Free Mumia!!  Scurrilous   Aug-13-10 10:18 PM   #33 
  - So, when he does something wrong, it's terrible, when he does something right, it's a distraction?  NYC_SKP   Aug-13-10 10:37 PM   #41 
  - It's a calculation. Why not come out with a compromise like he does on the issues that affect our $  grahamhgreen   Aug-14-10 09:39 PM   #158 
  - deleted  phasma ex machina   Aug-13-10 10:45 PM   #44 
  - I'm not distracted..try and keep up. nt  Cha   Aug-14-10 12:08 AM   #62 
  - Hey, he did something really good, admit it. ...and as a Muslim  Alameda   Aug-14-10 07:02 AM   #89 
  - Yup  kay1864   Aug-13-10 09:34 PM   #24 
  - I agree with you. That's exactly what it means.  WheelWalker   Aug-13-10 09:55 PM   #26 
  - Hear hear!  mzmolly   Aug-13-10 10:42 PM   #43 
  - Agree. nt  hay rick   Aug-13-10 09:13 PM   #20 
  - ARE YOU FUCKING SERIOUS?  pnorman   Aug-13-10 09:58 PM   #29 
  - Yes.  grahamhgreen   Aug-13-10 10:31 PM   #39 
     - It does seem like kind of a waste of political oxygen  primavera   Aug-13-10 10:38 PM   #42 
     - Freedom of religion in the United States is "small potatoes?"  alcibiades_mystery   Aug-13-10 11:04 PM   #47 
     - Comparatively, yes  primavera   Aug-13-10 11:17 PM   #51 
        - So that's why speaking on this was "poor judgment"  alcibiades_mystery   Aug-13-10 11:50 PM   #56 
           - Oh no  primavera   Aug-13-10 11:53 PM   #58 
              - And that's why speaking on the ground zero mosque was "poor judgment?"  alcibiades_mystery   Aug-14-10 07:58 AM   #97 
                 - It's a Judiciary issue, not and Executive one. nt  grahamhgreen   Aug-14-10 09:42 PM   #159 
     - I don't agree  SunsetDreams   Aug-13-10 11:23 PM   #54 
     - No, he shouldn't avoid all confrontation  primavera   Aug-13-10 11:51 PM   #57 
     - Nice.  James48   Aug-14-10 06:56 AM   #88 
     - I cannot even begin to imagine anything more important that can be done by making a simple statement  Douglas Carpenter   Aug-14-10 01:39 AM   #73 
     - i too am concerned  oldhippydude   Aug-14-10 02:51 AM   #77 
     - just take a look at these two videos for example..  Douglas Carpenter   Aug-14-10 03:28 AM   #79 
     - wearing crescents on arm bands  greymattermom   Aug-14-10 04:17 AM   #84 
     - Things are getting that bad?  primavera   Aug-14-10 09:20 AM   #111 
     - BIG PICTURE!  SkyDaddy7   Aug-14-10 07:51 AM   #94 
     - So what is the message exactly?  SnakeEyes   Aug-14-10 12:55 PM   #137 
     - I can accept that on an international level this will send a message  grahamhgreen   Aug-15-10 12:42 PM   #168 
        - I agree...However the most important thing...  SkyDaddy7   Aug-15-10 03:15 PM   #170 
           - That would be exemplary, yes. NT  grahamhgreen   Aug-15-10 09:22 PM   #171 
     - jesus christ, what a load of pure garbage.  dionysus   Aug-14-10 08:26 PM   #155 
        - Well that was certainly constructive  primavera   Aug-14-10 09:16 PM   #157 
           - any time, cupcake.  dionysus   Aug-14-10 09:52 PM   #160 
     - well good thing when you applied for Chief Advisor to the President  Whisp   Aug-13-10 11:15 PM   #49 
     - Just another proof that Gibbs was right  impik   Aug-14-10 03:51 AM   #83 
     - So we have to jump up and down and applaud when  MsPithy   Aug-14-10 03:44 PM   #143 
     - well, something here is pitiful, for sure.  dionysus   Aug-14-10 08:28 PM   #156 
     - My, how our standards have fallen under the Republicans  primavera   Aug-14-10 11:55 PM   #164 
     - Yes - Student loans great, Lilly Ledbetter, the auto bailout, and homebuyer tax credits!  grahamhgreen   Aug-15-10 12:44 PM   #169 
     - I agree with you re: the imminent importance of those other issues but this position  Uncle Joe   Aug-14-10 04:50 PM   #150 
        - Well, I hope you're right  primavera   Aug-15-10 12:01 AM   #165 
  - Yeah, like some internet drive  Cha   Aug-14-10 12:06 AM   #61 
  - My thoughts are these exactly.  burnsei sensei   Aug-14-10 08:38 AM   #102 
  - Smells like elephant dung in here  Gordan Shumway   Aug-14-10 11:14 AM   #122 
     - There is no evidence that people count more  burnsei sensei   Aug-14-10 12:00 PM   #131 
     - How is the Third Way working out for you?  burnsei sensei   Aug-14-10 01:01 PM   #138 
     - -  Gordan Shumway   Aug-14-10 01:56 PM   #140 
     - Yeah, I smell it too.....  vduhr   Aug-14-10 06:14 PM   #152 
  - shall i fetch you a fresh outfit from the hamper?  dionysus   Aug-14-10 08:26 PM   #154 
  - Excellent. He shouldn't worry about the reaction from the right.  sabrina 1   Aug-13-10 09:07 PM   #17 
  - K & R  Scurrilous   Aug-13-10 09:13 PM   #19 
  - See Barack  DonCoquixote   Aug-13-10 09:18 PM   #21 
  - If you're not for this, you need to be sent back for re-grooving. K&R  WheelWalker   Aug-13-10 09:54 PM   #25 
  - Pretty ballsy move on Obama's part I just wish he would've stood up for the public option like this.  craigmatic   Aug-13-10 09:57 PM   #28 
  - Hear, hear - n/t  primavera   Aug-14-10 12:05 AM   #60 
  - That is MY President!  James48   Aug-13-10 09:59 PM   #30 
  - Finally.  SocialDemocracy   Aug-13-10 10:11 PM   #31 
     - Welcome to DU.  yowzayowzayowza   Aug-13-10 10:20 PM   #35 
  - Ballsy decision, and the right one!  Frisbee   Aug-13-10 10:18 PM   #32 
  - Good news that I'm sure  POAS   Aug-13-10 10:19 PM   #34 
  - K&R!  SunsetDreams   Aug-13-10 10:25 PM   #37 
  - Glad to hear this, excellent Obama. Maybe some will examine their own prejudices now. n/t  Jefferson23   Aug-13-10 10:46 PM   #45 
  - How long until some wingnut claims it's because he's a Mooslim?  AnnieBW   Aug-13-10 10:56 PM   #46 
  - Well done!  pezDispenser   Aug-13-10 11:17 PM   #50 
  - Love reading this. Kudos to the President! nt  laughingliberal   Aug-13-10 11:37 PM   #55 
  - I hope it's a start of his recreating himself to the left.  caseymoz   Aug-13-10 11:59 PM   #59 
  - I don't think so, since it harkens to Obama's strong support of religion.  Bluebear   Aug-14-10 12:39 AM   #66 
  - K&R. nt  DesertFlower   Aug-14-10 12:26 AM   #63 
  - Well said, Mr. President.  proteus_lives   Aug-14-10 12:28 AM   #64 
  - Good. So if our commitment to freedom of religion is so "unshakeable", Mr. President...  Bluebear   Aug-14-10 12:37 AM   #65 
  - I really think he should have added  humbled_opinion   Aug-14-10 12:47 AM   #67 
  - Seriously is a local issue and why would Obama want to get involved in this  JCMach1   Aug-14-10 12:50 AM   #69 
  - See? SEKRET MUSLIN!!!11!1! SEKRET MUSLIN!!111!1!1  krispos42   Aug-14-10 12:55 AM   #70 
  - I agree with Obama. How can one honestly argue differently?  Robeson   Aug-14-10 01:06 AM   #71 
  - He did the right thing.  Enthusiast   Aug-14-10 01:11 AM   #72 
  - all political BS aside  City67   Aug-14-10 01:43 AM   #74 
  - I hope they believe in freedom and democracy too - including the 50 Muslim families who lost members  Douglas Carpenter   Aug-14-10 01:56 AM   #75 
  - Well, why would they care?  Vicar In A Tutu   Aug-14-10 04:27 AM   #85 
  - Did you know, many of those famlies are Muslim.  Alameda   Aug-14-10 07:11 AM   #90 
  - People who were directly impacted and are actually from the area  Trekologer   Aug-14-10 07:54 AM   #96 
  - It doesn't really matter  Stuckinthebush   Aug-14-10 08:30 AM   #99 
  - I hope they believe in freedom of religion too.  Arkana   Aug-14-10 11:30 AM   #124 
  - I think it's fucking wonderful! Abso-fucking-lutely wonderful!  Rabrrrrrr   Aug-14-10 03:19 PM   #142 
  - great! now I want MOAR!  southmost   Aug-14-10 02:47 AM   #76 
  - Thank you Mr. President  dadzilla   Aug-14-10 03:22 AM   #78 
  - Oh Fer Cryin' Out Loud!!!  MsPithy   Aug-14-10 04:16 PM   #146 
  - I always knew he was a Muzzie.  Loudmxr   Aug-14-10 03:43 AM   #80 
  - I think this is a firm sign President Obama isn't anything less than strong weak the amount ...  ProgressOnTheMove   Aug-14-10 03:47 AM   #81 
  - Our President obviously doesn't care if he's re-elected or not.  truthisfreedom   Aug-14-10 03:50 AM   #82 
  - Thank you Obama!  harun   Aug-14-10 05:08 AM   #86 
  - Thank you, Mr. President!  RoseMead   Aug-14-10 06:16 AM   #87 
  - An essential and courageous statement of a defining American principle  BeyondGeography   Aug-14-10 07:14 AM   #91 
  - Bravo, Mr. President!  Kahuna   Aug-14-10 07:33 AM   #92 
  - Too bad he got himself involved. This will cost him votes. It's not about religion at all.  Honeycombe8   Aug-14-10 07:52 AM   #95 
  - Check the Constitution  RetroLounge   Aug-14-10 08:34 AM   #100 
  - Exactly. It's not about legality. It's about sensitivity to thousands of murder victims.  Honeycombe8   Aug-14-10 09:44 AM   #114 
     - Votes > Constitution  RetroLounge   Aug-14-10 05:21 PM   #151 
     - They are only losing the bigots to the GOP.  U4ikLefty   Aug-14-10 09:52 PM   #161 
  - It's not about religion. It's about human rights, and equality. And it's not about votes, either.  jobycom   Aug-14-10 08:45 AM   #104 
  - Yes, it is about doing what's right, whether it's legal or not. What's right is considering  Honeycombe8   Aug-14-10 09:50 AM   #116 
     - So discrimination and bigotry is a side now?  jobycom   Aug-15-10 01:21 AM   #166 
  - Having the right to do something doesn't mean it's the right thing to do  roxiejules   Aug-14-10 09:42 AM   #113 
  - His job is to defend the Constitution. That's what he did.  immoderate   Aug-14-10 09:46 AM   #115 
  - Not one of those people involved with the center was in the planes  Kahuna   Aug-14-10 10:27 AM   #118 
  - Bullshit. He did the right thing by standing up for the people building the Cordoba House.  Arkana   Aug-14-10 11:32 AM   #126 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-14-10 08:35 AM   #101 
  - WooHoo! For the first time in a while, I am unequivocally proud to have him as our President. nt  jobycom   Aug-14-10 08:42 AM   #103 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-14-10 09:10 AM   #105 
     - Because this is about what he did right.  jobycom   Aug-14-10 09:23 AM   #112 
  - The RW loons are in full-on FREAK-THE-FUCK-OUT mode.  PeaceNikki   Aug-14-10 09:16 AM   # 
  - Dammit  PeaceNikki   Aug-14-10 09:16 AM   #106 
  - Obama Strongly Backs Islam Center Near 9/11 Site  Faygo Kid   Aug-14-10 09:16 AM   #107 
  - Dupe.  onehandle   Aug-14-10 09:16 AM   #108 
  - Thanks. I will let it go this time. Mods, please remove.  Faygo Kid   Aug-14-10 09:16 AM   #110 
  - This makes me proud, too.  muffin1   Aug-14-10 09:16 AM   #109 
  - Freepers think he's designing a crisis, in order to suspend elections.  JBoy   Aug-14-10 10:13 AM   #117 
  - Now it's time to impeach Congressman Peter King, for not abiding by his oath  RoccoR5955   Aug-14-10 10:38 AM   #120 
  - ABSO FUCKIN LUTELY!  MsPithy   Aug-14-10 07:06 PM   #153 
  - Do Duers know that Mayor Bloomberg  disndat   Aug-14-10 11:05 AM   #121 
  - Kudos to Obama  pmorlan1   Aug-14-10 11:31 AM   #125 
  - Its ground zero.............its ground zero................its actually..  Historic NY   Aug-14-10 11:38 AM   #127 
  - Another stupid unnecessary move  notesdev   Aug-14-10 11:47 AM   #128 
  - this is a joke  karmkay   Aug-14-10 12:40 PM   #132 
  - the day we have a Democratic President who won't make a simple statement in support of marginalized  Douglas Carpenter   Aug-14-10 12:51 PM   #135 
  - It would be nice to have more than statements. nt  Bluebear   Aug-14-10 04:09 PM   #145 
     - well I agree -  Douglas Carpenter   Aug-14-10 04:33 PM   #149 
  - Yeah, how damn stupid of him to say Muslims have the same rights as other Americans!  Violet_Crumble   Aug-14-10 04:30 PM   #148 
     - It's not the legality at issue  notesdev   Aug-14-10 11:47 PM   #163 
        - first of all it is a Community Centery with a mosque and it is not being built at ground Zero  Douglas Carpenter   Aug-15-10 02:04 AM   #167 
  - We're falling down. Again.  SpankMe   Aug-14-10 11:47 AM   #129 
  - This was a good thing he did, and a smart and strong way to word the message. nt  asdjrocky   Aug-14-10 12:47 PM   #133 
  - way to take a stand  frylock   Aug-14-10 12:55 PM   #136 
  - GWB must support it too since there's no diff between them  K8-EEE   Aug-14-10 01:05 PM   #139 
  - Funny how the only people who repeat this canard are those who claim to support the president.  jgraz   Aug-14-10 03:50 PM   #144 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-14-10 02:04 PM   #141 
  - Kicked and recommended.  Uncle Joe   Aug-14-10 04:28 PM   #147 
  - I'm really sick of hearing about this non-issue. It's really depressing to see  Arrowhead2k1   Aug-14-10 09:56 PM   #162 
  - I would expect nothing less from our wonderful President.  Xenotime   Aug-16-10 06:34 AM   #172 
  - lol - Laughable argument against in my daily paper this morning.  chrisa   Aug-16-10 06:47 AM   #173 
  - They should put up a statue of dick cheney at "ground zero"  ProudDad   Aug-16-10 01:33 PM   #174 
 

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