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One_Life_To_Give Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-16-09 10:36 AM
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20. The old "just elect me again and I will take care of you"
To quote the not yet born, Chief Engineer of the Enterprise "Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me."
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  -Obama official, Currently No Chance for Repeal of DOMA and DADT NorthCarolina  Jun-16-09 08:47 AM   #0 
  - I am not surprised. But, we still have "Hope".  MNDemNY   Jun-16-09 08:48 AM   #1 
  - Yay for change! n/t  Indydem   Jun-16-09 08:49 AM   #2 
  - Bah. Whiners. Crybabies. It's just one prayer.  WillBowden   Jun-16-09 08:51 AM   #3 
  - "He does not get to decide and choose which laws he enforces." Berry is full of shit.  GodlessBiker   Jun-16-09 08:54 AM   #4 
  - So you are saying that flat out, across the board, that Obama may pick and choose  elocs   Jun-16-09 09:10 AM   #5 
  - He is required by law to investigate war crimes  Bluenorthwest   Jun-16-09 09:30 AM   #9 
  - My line of reasoning is the idea that it is ok to pick & choose what laws to enforce  elocs   Jun-16-09 11:49 AM   #35 
  - Are you kidding? Budget and staffing decisions alone contribute to which...  GodlessBiker   Jun-16-09 10:27 AM   #18 
  - That's different: there's no law saying you have to raid MM dispensers.  TheWraith   Jun-16-09 09:22 AM   #7 
     - Can't Obama put DADT dismissals on hold until a study is completed?  Doc Martin   Jun-16-09 10:13 AM   #14 
     - Yes, he can do that  LostinVA   Jun-16-09 10:47 AM   #22 
     - He can should he so choose using Presidential Stop-Loss Power nt  NorthCarolina   Jun-16-09 11:09 AM   #29 
     - There's no law that says the administration has to defend DOMA.  GodlessBiker   Jun-16-09 10:32 AM   #19 
  - I've seen used condoms with more leadership skills  sui generis   Jun-16-09 09:13 AM   #6 
  - ...  NMMNG   Jun-16-09 02:32 PM   #42 
  - I love that he assumes he will have a second term  t0dd   Jun-16-09 09:26 AM   #8 
  - For what it's worth, won't invest my shoe leather again  Doc Martin   Jun-16-09 10:13 AM   #15 
  - His administration certainly is making that assumption.  closeupready   Jun-16-09 10:24 AM   #17 
  - what a bunch of crap  FLAprogressive   Jun-16-09 09:40 AM   #10 
  - Spineless  Doc Martin   Jun-16-09 09:41 AM   #11 
  - Has the President released an statements saying he doesn't?  LostinVA   Jun-16-09 09:54 AM   #12 
     - How did I miss those?  Doc Martin   Jun-16-09 10:10 AM   #13 
  - Yeah, and yellowcake, WMD's and baby incubators.  closeupready   Jun-16-09 10:21 AM   #16 
  - The old "just elect me again and I will take care of you"  One_Life_To_Give   Jun-16-09 10:36 AM   #20 
  - He has made his choice...health care over gay rights.  dkf   Jun-16-09 10:46 AM   #21 
  - NIce way to spin unequal civil rights and bigotry  LostinVA   Jun-16-09 10:49 AM   #23 
  - Are you saying health care is not a civil right?  dkf   Jun-16-09 10:58 AM   #26 
     - Still doing it -- niiiice  LostinVA   Jun-16-09 11:29 AM   #32 
  - False dichotomy. We can all walk and chew gum at the same time.  closeupready   Jun-16-09 10:51 AM   #24 
  - Not really.  dkf   Jun-16-09 11:02 AM   #27 
  - Strategy - I get that; Language of that brief - Offensive!  Doc Martin   Jun-16-09 10:54 AM   #25 
  - Like I said above, I think he hasn't been walking and chewing  dkf   Jun-16-09 11:06 AM   #28 
  - Ah, full plate defense.  Bluenorthwest   Jun-16-09 11:09 AM   #30 
  - Because we all know presidents can only do one thing at a time.  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Jun-16-09 11:24 AM   #31 
     - Even Nixon made nice with China AND steered Title IX through Congress  LostinVA   Jun-16-09 11:31 AM   #33 
        - Richard Nixon. More liberal than most Democrats in Congress  RufusTFirefly   Jun-16-09 01:51 PM   #37 
  - It doesn't have to be either/or. That's just a lie. It's also despicably cyncial.  nichomachus   Jun-16-09 01:52 PM   #38 
     - +1  GodlessBiker   Jun-16-09 01:54 PM   #39 
     - Actually, he has labelled himself a "New Democrat"  NorthCarolina   Jun-16-09 02:28 PM   #41 
        - Are you saying that  nichomachus   Jun-16-09 03:43 PM   #44 
           - It does appear to be shaping up that way to me personally  NorthCarolina   Jun-16-09 04:34 PM   #46 
  - Second term? Over my dead body.  William769   Jun-16-09 11:43 AM   #34 
  - All they need now is a 100 percent majority in both houses and  nichomachus   Jun-16-09 01:49 PM   #36 
  - Is this a leader we can believe in?  AntiFascist   Jun-16-09 02:02 PM   #40 
  - I doubt if I can support his other agendas now  mitchtv   Jun-16-09 02:46 PM   #43 
  - a second term, eh?  Neecy   Jun-16-09 04:33 PM   #45 
 

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