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cliffordu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-04-09 11:40 AM
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51. i'm a brownbooted jackshirter, myself...
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  -Obama haters: He is as good as it's going to get. cliffordu  Apr-04-09 02:02 AM   #0 
  - Yeah... Obama's "bar" has been set to...  Puzzler   Apr-04-09 02:10 AM   #1 
  - Yep.  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 02:11 AM   #2 
  - "he's still beating it"  Oregone   Apr-04-09 02:39 AM   #12 
  - Well, to begin with ...........  Exilednight   Apr-04-09 03:59 PM   #98 
     - Yes, credit Obama with a "jobless" recovery...  Oregone   Apr-04-09 04:48 PM   #104 
        - It's not a jobless recovery ...............  Exilednight   Apr-05-09 04:20 AM   #121 
  - Interesting how that bar moves  Posteritatis   Apr-04-09 04:48 PM   #105 
  - I stay in that mindset. He's doing a great job. I refuse to tear  firedupdem   Apr-04-09 02:11 AM   #3 
  - Yep.  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 02:23 AM   #5 
  - GLBTs have to wait...  friedgreentomatoes   Apr-04-09 12:50 PM   #72 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-04-09 12:52 PM   #74 
  - That is similar to how I see it...  butterfly77   Apr-04-09 02:35 PM   #89 
     - Giving the "Obama haters" meme more power is self defeating  Mithreal   Apr-04-09 03:08 PM   #94 
  - Not all are tearing him down with BS.  Deja Q   Apr-04-09 09:40 AM   #45 
  - Yup. Recommended.  NYC_SKP   Apr-04-09 02:22 AM   #4 
  - I'm just happy to be  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 02:25 AM   #6 
  - The best kind!  NYC_SKP   Apr-04-09 02:36 AM   #10 
  - check your pm n/t  firedupdem   Apr-04-09 02:31 AM   #8 
  - He's better than it's ever been  sandnsea   Apr-04-09 02:28 AM   #7 
  - There are no Obama haters here  tkmorris   Apr-04-09 02:35 AM   #9 
  - Absolutely agree. The op seeks to divide our community.  Mithreal   Apr-04-09 02:56 PM   #92 
     - lol....  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 03:09 PM   #95 
        - lol.....  Mithreal   Apr-04-09 03:47 PM   #97 
  - "as good as it's going to get" -- FDRs leftist opponents thankfully didn't believe that  Oregone   Apr-04-09 02:37 AM   #11 
  - OK, tough guy, who is waiting in the wings who is any better??  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 02:41 AM   #13 
     - Soo.....this, is, it?  Oregone   Apr-04-09 02:44 AM   #14 
        - Nope.  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 02:50 AM   #15 
        - I thought you were talking about those who criticize period  Oregone   Apr-04-09 02:55 AM   #16 
        - Yep - I think he's got a fucked up economic team.....  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 03:06 AM   #20 
        - I think the "haters" aren't hating, they're just hoping for better...  LooseWilly   Apr-04-09 03:03 AM   #19 
           - Well....  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 03:23 AM   #21 
              - hehe... I actually said I didn't want to hear about those.  LooseWilly   Apr-04-09 04:44 AM   #25 
                 - Yawn.  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 11:37 AM   #49 
        - its the same ole song and dance  iamthebandfanman   Apr-04-09 05:09 AM   #29 
  - So far so good...  teknomanzer   Apr-04-09 02:58 AM   #17 
  - As someone whom has been very critical and whom might be tarred or mistaken for a "hater" (I am not)  w4rma   Apr-04-09 02:59 AM   #18 
  - Ding Ding Ding we have a winner.....  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 03:26 AM   #22 
  - We just got that in the stimulus  sandnsea   Apr-04-09 04:40 AM   #24 
     - Just for the record, we got $120 billion for public works  jonestonesusa   Apr-04-09 05:50 PM   #111 
  - Uhhm, the "whom"s are misplaced.  LooseWilly   Apr-04-09 05:09 AM   #28 
  - I think you should lay off the grammar obsession and work on your syntax  Runcible Spoon   Apr-04-09 08:19 PM   #117 
  - Seconded, what you say is very much a reality.  Deja Q   Apr-04-09 09:39 AM   #44 
  - Says who?  Egnever   Apr-04-09 01:05 PM   #80 
  - Did you expect it to turn arround in a month?  Egnever   Apr-04-09 01:03 PM   #79 
  - The Obama haters will simply do what they always do when confr:onted  cali   Apr-04-09 04:20 AM   #23 
  - "Who's saying these terrible things about Obama?one?!" and my favorite...  Number23   Apr-04-09 04:46 AM   #26 
  - they're here. a small hardcore minority  cali   Apr-04-09 06:18 AM   #33 
     - Yep. My mom used to warn me against cutting off my nose to spite my face....  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 11:42 AM   #52 
  - Hate much?  dcindian   Apr-04-09 05:25 AM   #30 
  - nope, sorry. don't hate anyone.  cali   Apr-04-09 06:19 AM   #34 
     - Thank God you've never passed any judgments on people here.  Forkboy   Apr-04-09 07:17 PM   #115 
  - i'm a brownbooted jackshirter, myself...  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 11:40 AM   #51 
  - bwahaha  iamthebandfanman   Apr-04-09 05:06 AM   #27 
  - Punctuation and spelling really help an insult. Gibberish detracts from the  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 11:45 AM   #56 
  - waiting for what?  dcindian   Apr-04-09 05:32 AM   #31 
  - Some here act like spoiled 16 yr old brats, crying over their new Porsche cuz they wanted a Ferrari.  phleshdef   Apr-04-09 05:42 AM   #32 
  - Yep.  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 11:45 AM   #57 
  - And why that isn't abundantly clear to everyone....  Clio the Leo   Apr-04-09 06:58 AM   #35 
  - I want him to succeed. But keeping the crooks in charge of  Skwmom   Apr-04-09 06:58 AM   #36 
  - 'haters'? Hyperbole is a cheap tactic.  Bluenorthwest   Apr-04-09 07:03 AM   #37 
  - you must be insulated from slang.  mkultra   Apr-04-09 11:43 AM   #53 
  - BWAHAHAhhah ahahH ah AHA AH  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 11:54 AM   #60 
  - I suppose you're right. Best just let people  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 11:52 AM   #59 
  - Dear fucking God  AllentownJake   Apr-04-09 07:20 AM   #38 
  - Seriesly  LostinVA   Apr-04-09 08:37 AM   #42 
  - you are incorrect  mkultra   Apr-04-09 11:43 AM   #54 
  - yep. and the bullshit daily affirmation posts like this one only help to encourage them..  frylock   Apr-04-09 04:49 PM   #106 
  - Given the shits the GOP believes are presidential materiel,  old mark   Apr-04-09 08:00 AM   #39 
  - Comparing Obama to Palin, Pawlenty, or Jindal, there's no contest.  Deja Q   Apr-04-09 09:41 AM   #46 
     - I think this is why we are seeing Newt resurrected - the GOP's  old mark   Apr-04-09 12:08 PM   #65 
  - The best ever--which he may be--may not be good enough.  Orsino   Apr-04-09 08:07 AM   #40 
  - I certainly understand that impulse.....I sweat everything he's doing, too.  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 11:59 AM   #62 
  - Gawd bless Amurka!  leftofthedial   Apr-04-09 08:28 AM   #41 
  - Aw, how sweet.  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 12:03 PM   #63 
     - wtf?!  frylock   Apr-04-09 04:52 PM   #107 
  - I hope Obama gets better ...  GeorgeGist   Apr-04-09 09:36 AM   #43 
  - Obama's Worst Day As President----  Paladin   Apr-04-09 10:11 AM   #47 
  - I doubt the Obama haters will listen  NJmaverick   Apr-04-09 11:11 AM   #48 
  - Yep - you're right about that.  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 12:05 PM   #64 
  - thats what they are hoping frankly.  mkultra   Apr-04-09 11:38 AM   #50 
  - Yes, and that is exactly why  LWolf   Apr-04-09 11:44 AM   #55 
  - I can remember Republicans calling people a Bush hater when  slipslidingaway   Apr-04-09 11:47 AM   #58 
  - Well....  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 12:13 PM   #66 
     - And I'm talking about those who point out weaknesses and  slipslidingaway   Apr-04-09 12:28 PM   #68 
  - If this is as good as it gets, we'll never live up to the potential promised by our Constitution...  polichick   Apr-04-09 11:59 AM   #61 
  - I agree with every statement you made except the last one.  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 12:17 PM   #67 
     - I've never come across such people here...  polichick   Apr-04-09 12:29 PM   #69 
        - By some maybe...  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 12:52 PM   #73 
           - imo Obama is as strong as we make him - our actions (calls, letters, protests)...  polichick   Apr-04-09 12:56 PM   #76 
  - Yes, it's a binary choice. Palin or Obama, NO other options.  Lyric   Apr-04-09 12:31 PM   #70 
  - So if Palin was presented differently you would find her what???  Peacetrain   Apr-04-09 12:46 PM   #71 
  - What are you talking about?  Lyric   Apr-04-09 12:53 PM   #75 
  - No kidding  Reterr   Apr-04-09 12:57 PM   #77 
  - Funny - I implied none of that in my OP.  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 12:59 PM   #78 
     - I think a problem here is that no one knows on the internet who is addressing who  Reterr   Apr-04-09 01:07 PM   #81 
  - Not sure why there's such a propensity toward hyperbole  depakid   Apr-04-09 01:12 PM   #82 
  - Again, why read what I wrote when you can just make shit up??  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 02:00 PM   #85 
     - Why use words like "haters"  depakid   Apr-04-09 02:34 PM   #88 
        - You know what?? You're right.  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 02:39 PM   #90 
           - How about just being cool  depakid   Apr-04-09 02:56 PM   #93 
  - K&R nt  Laurab   Apr-04-09 01:16 PM   #83 
  - Obama can and should be pushed but ignore that it boils down to  TheKentuckian   Apr-04-09 01:45 PM   #84 
  - You just said it more eloquently than I did. Thanks!!!  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 02:02 PM   #86 
  - Rereading "Team of Rivals" it is interesting to see Fredric Douglas'  grantcart   Apr-04-09 02:29 PM   #87 
  - Yep. You are absolutely spot on with this Grantcart -  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 02:41 PM   #91 
  - Thank you for this post, grantcart.  Undercurrent   Apr-04-09 04:13 PM   #100 
  - Endorsed. Great post, grantcart.  saltpoint   Apr-05-09 04:39 AM   #123 
  - Well said!  Spazito   Apr-05-09 12:12 PM   #125 
  - Well that's an OP bound to lead to productive discussion.  SemiCharmedQuark   Apr-04-09 03:40 PM   #96 
  - I smile and keep reading  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 04:04 PM   #99 
  - +1  LostinVA   Apr-04-09 04:18 PM   #101 
  - that is what's so depressing  Skittles   Apr-04-09 04:20 PM   #102 
  - Your thread title is reminiscent of the BushBots of 2002.  ShortnFiery   Apr-04-09 04:28 PM   #103 
  - Eventuall this accusation comes out......  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 05:38 PM   #109 
     - No, your word usage - tactics - are meant to stifle dissent. It's just plain wrong. nt.  ShortnFiery   Apr-04-09 06:30 PM   #114 
        - Dissent is patriotic!  BlooInBloo   Apr-04-09 08:30 PM   #118 
           - Bingo, its becuase the most sever critics are really just being self indulgent  mkultra   Apr-04-09 11:50 PM   #120 
  - It's never as good as its going to get, it stops getting better when we stop pushing our leaders.  Political Heretic   Apr-04-09 05:07 PM   #108 
  - You are exactly right about pushing leaders.  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 05:46 PM   #110 
     - That's such a profound minority though, and I feel like any criticism gets lumped into this  Political Heretic   Apr-04-09 06:01 PM   #112 
        - I guess I could have been more specific.  cliffordu   Apr-04-09 06:12 PM   #113 
  - There's a poll right now asking what we hate most about DU.  Forkboy   Apr-04-09 07:19 PM   #116 
  - So for you the  cliffordu   Apr-05-09 11:17 AM   #124 
  - Chicago Tribune (4/5/09): Obama wows a worried world  steven johnson   Apr-04-09 08:54 PM   #119 
  - A year and a half or so ago there was talk aplenty that Barack Obama  saltpoint   Apr-05-09 04:36 AM   #122 
 

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