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103. IT'S ONLY A FOUR YEAR ADMINISTRATION!!!
C'mon people, lighten up
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  -Obama's promise of a new beginning now hollow. Karmadillo  Jun-21-09 02:15 PM   #0 
  - Rec if you're getting tired of Bush's third term.  GoesTo11   Jun-21-09 02:18 PM   #1 
  - I'll Rec GLADLY!!! I've Also Decided NOT To Apologize For Saying What  ChiciB1   Jun-21-09 05:15 PM   #41 
  - I VOTED for this man, BUT THIS MAN isn't who I VOTED for! The CHANGE I see is in HIM!!  BigBearJohn   Jun-21-09 05:25 PM   #46 
  - It Works For Me... Just Something That Popped Into My Head The Other Day... n/t  ChiciB1   Jun-21-09 05:27 PM   #49 
  - .  BigBearJohn   Jun-21-09 05:27 PM   #48 
  - Are YOU Baiting Me Too?? n/t  ChiciB1   Jun-21-09 05:28 PM   #50 
  - Not at all. problem with server. posted twice. I just sent your quote to my whole address book  BigBearJohn   Jun-21-09 05:31 PM   #52 
     - Okay, Then Thank You Very Much! n/t  ChiciB1   Jun-21-09 05:39 PM   #57 
  -  Mugu   Jun-22-09 12:38 AM   #112 
  - Great post! I agree.....  FLAprogressive   Jun-21-09 05:40 PM   #58 
  - Thank You... Nice From Someone In My Necks Of The Woods!! n/t  ChiciB1   Jun-21-09 06:02 PM   #63 
     - Make That "Neck." I Can't Stand It When I Re-Read Things Sometime n/t  ChiciB1   Jun-21-09 06:06 PM   #64 
  - I agree with you, but...  gorfle   Jun-22-09 09:59 AM   #147 
  - Talk is cheap or maybe not, in this case. Obama seems to love Wall St. but not so much Main St.  SammyWinstonJack   Jun-22-09 11:45 AM   #169 
  - I've Also Decided NOT To Apologize  AlbertCat   Jun-22-09 10:33 AM   #154 
  - You nailed it, friend  MissDeeds   Jun-22-09 12:12 PM   #179 
  - Excellent post. We need to make the Democratic Party our party or  Karmadillo   Jun-22-09 12:19 PM   #181 
  - You mean as a label or as a reality?  urgk   Jun-21-09 05:17 PM   #43 
  - I Get My First Slap!! My Skin Is Thick & MY Thought May Not Be Your Thought...  ChiciB1   Jun-21-09 05:25 PM   #45 
  - I rec an "FU"  Butch350   Jun-21-09 10:33 PM   #87 
  -  Mugu   Jun-22-09 12:39 AM   #113 
  - Rather than Bush's third term, consider this...  Citizen Worker   Jun-21-09 11:07 PM   #91 
  - +1  bvar22   Jun-21-09 11:14 PM   #93 
  - DING DING DING DING DING DING! We have a winnah!  RoccoR5955   Jun-21-09 11:19 PM   #95 
  - Excellent point and welcome to DU! nt  glitch   Jun-22-09 10:07 AM   #148 
  - Obama, like Reagan, has Teflon  Danascot   Jun-22-09 11:18 AM   #162 
  - This is not Bush's third term  Juche   Jun-22-09 12:31 AM   #111 
  - K&R  slay   Jun-22-09 01:28 AM   #117 
  - I am  MissDeeds   Jun-22-09 12:10 PM   #178 
  - You don't know anything about "Bush's third term."  question everything   Jun-22-09 12:55 PM   #190 
  - Skip it  CJCRANE   Jun-21-09 02:18 PM   #2 
  - "that they haven't even noticed that he has become one of them."  FLAprogressive   Jun-21-09 02:20 PM   #3 
  - Yeah right  noise   Jun-21-09 02:25 PM   #9 
     - hmm good point.  FLAprogressive   Jun-21-09 02:26 PM   #11 
     - You noticed that too, huh?  Raksha   Jun-22-09 12:20 AM   #108 
  - He's worse than a pile of petrified Hitler shit.  tridim   Jun-21-09 02:20 PM   #4 
  - But less than a bunch of barf.  Mugu   Jun-22-09 12:44 AM   #114 
  - Laughably wrong  NeedleCast   Jun-21-09 02:20 PM   #5 
  - Yeah  Turbineguy   Jun-21-09 02:21 PM   #6 
  - B3.  FLAprogressive   Jun-21-09 02:22 PM   #8 
  - hyperbole of the first order.  cali   Jun-21-09 02:21 PM   #7 
  - I agree! And as important,  Deja Q   Jun-21-09 02:37 PM   #16 
  - bush had to worry about his kids' futures too...so does prince charles...  Hannah Bell   Jun-21-09 02:43 PM   #19 
  - uh, so what? that has zip all to do with my post.  cali   Jun-21-09 02:58 PM   #26 
     - i didn't write it in response to your post.  Hannah Bell   Jun-21-09 05:13 PM   #40 
  - Obama knew he had children when he ran for office.  JDPriestly   Jun-21-09 05:23 PM   #44 
     - ok hang on....  burrfoot   Jun-21-09 06:22 PM   #68 
        - Explain yourself. When you say Obama 'had to moderate'  Bluenorthwest   Jun-22-09 07:48 AM   #133 
        - Welcome to DU.  Laelth   Jun-22-09 09:56 AM   #146 
        - I'm not apologizing for the felon. I'm wondering why President Obama is not  JDPriestly   Jun-23-09 01:11 AM   #212 
  - Damned straight.  backscatter712   Jun-21-09 02:40 PM   #18 
  - 106 gazillion for more war? Sounds like Bush.  roody   Jun-21-09 06:55 PM   #70 
  - GOTTA FEED THE MILITARY CONTRACTORS  HowHasItComeToThis   Jun-22-09 02:38 AM   #118 
     - and all of a sudden we have Pay GO for decent health care. !!  sisters6   Jun-22-09 12:55 PM   #188 
  - Thanks for voices of reason!  goose4739   Jun-21-09 09:48 PM   #74 
  - Just the facts ma'am?  wuvuj   Jun-22-09 03:56 AM   #124 
  - ditto! We knew Obama was not Bush and he was not Kucinich.  The Wielding Truth   Jun-21-09 10:46 PM   #89 
     - Even Kucinch isn't Kucinch, and doesn't have to prove he is.  MarjorieG   Jun-22-09 09:16 AM   #139 
  - Binary thinking is very popular. It's either "He's perfect" or "He's Bush III".  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-21-09 04:34 PM   #36 
  - The same binary thinking:  bvar22   Jun-21-09 04:45 PM   #37 
     - Here's another: if you're not happy with Obama you must prefer McCain.  glitch   Jun-22-09 10:15 AM   #150 
  - You left out, "a pile of hitler shit." n/t  Fire1   Jun-22-09 10:37 AM   #156 
  - Riiiight.  liberalmuse   Jun-21-09 02:26 PM   #10 
  - The Veruca Salt Party  Dogmudgeon   Jun-21-09 02:49 PM   #22 
  - Irony  kenfrequed   Jun-22-09 09:16 AM   #140 
  - Well... some people seem to equate requesting accountability to want a pony.  liberation   Jun-22-09 11:33 AM   #166 
     - Yeah  kenfrequed   Jun-22-09 12:26 PM   #182 
        - "Is this some kind of upper middle class entitlement thing?"  QC   Jun-22-09 12:55 PM   #189 
  - It is not about the amount, it is about the direction...  liberation   Jun-22-09 11:28 AM   #165 
  - K&R as Obama Admin. adopts more and more Bush Admin. positions  katandmoon   Jun-21-09 02:27 PM   #12 
  - Feel better? What are your solutions to the problem, since you think there is one?  Deja Q   Jun-21-09 02:37 PM   #17 
     - No, I don't feel better. I voted for a fraud.  katandmoon   Jun-21-09 06:54 PM   #69 
     - I voted for a fraud.  AlbertCat   Jun-22-09 11:12 AM   #160 
     - solutions  spag68   Jun-21-09 10:07 PM   #77 
     - Let me jump in here and offer one major solution.  CANDO   Jun-21-09 10:08 PM   #78 
        - +1  SammyWinstonJack   Jun-22-09 11:53 AM   #172 
        - +1  notesdev   Jun-22-09 01:55 PM   #200 
  - I wonder what Galloway's problem is this time. A horseshoe up his ass maybe?  lamp_shade   Jun-21-09 02:29 PM   #13 
  - Oh, noes! Galloway didn't get his pony yet.  MineralMan   Jun-21-09 02:33 PM   #14 
  - "Things are too screwed up for us to try new approaches"  Mojambo   Jun-21-09 02:36 PM   #15 
  - I can believe that. nt  FLAprogressive   Jun-21-09 02:43 PM   #20 
  - He is arguing for insanity - LITERALLY if you accept Einstein's take on it  Dragonfli   Jun-21-09 03:09 PM   #29 
     - People criticize Obama for different reasons  noise   Jun-21-09 03:17 PM   #30 
     - I agree with you but still fail to see how this is an answer to my post.  Dragonfli   Jun-21-09 03:48 PM   #32 
        - I didn't make it clear  noise   Jun-21-09 04:06 PM   #33 
           - gotcha - do you think we can wake them up or is the need to follow too strong?  Dragonfli   Jun-21-09 04:26 PM   #34 
     - To follow blindly  backtoblue   Jun-22-09 09:16 AM   #141 
        - I came to that conclusion as well but was hoping someone would come up  Dragonfli   Jun-22-09 01:22 PM   #196 
  - Hyperbolic?  sendero   Jun-21-09 02:43 PM   #21 
  - Violin Music Is In Order  otohara   Jun-21-09 02:51 PM   #23 
  - Straw Man, Falsely Dichotomous, Zero Sum, in a word . . . Simplistic.  patrice   Jun-21-09 02:53 PM   #24 
  - Don't rec if you are tired of people whinning that they have not been instantly gratfied.  geckosfeet   Jun-21-09 02:56 PM   #25 
  - So another puke is pissed.  Life Long Dem   Jun-21-09 03:02 PM   #27 
  - What kind of drugs must one take  subcomhd   Jun-21-09 03:08 PM   #28 
  - amen. n/t  progressivebydesign   Jun-21-09 10:18 PM   #83 
  - I don't even read the Obama-hating threads any more.  mwb970   Jun-22-09 06:45 AM   #128 
     - Your making a straw man arguement  niceypoo   Jun-22-09 07:48 AM   #134 
  - Personally, I think Bill Hicks had it right. K&R. n/t  Greyhound   Jun-21-09 03:27 PM   #31 
  - As do I. Something like that, anyway, which achieves the same results.  tom_paine   Jun-21-09 05:07 PM   #39 
  - There is zero chance that some form of coercion is not applied.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Jun-22-09 08:57 AM   #138 
     - The picture that people have in their minds of the people at this level is interesting  Greyhound   Jun-23-09 12:42 AM   #211 
  - Especially after seeing his acceptance speech. nt  glitch   Jun-22-09 10:24 AM   #152 
  - knr  Mari333   Jun-21-09 04:31 PM   #35 
  - K&R  bvar22   Jun-21-09 05:01 PM   #38 
  - How right you are bvar22. Obama needs to rein the right-wing Democrats  JDPriestly   Jun-21-09 05:27 PM   #47 
  - Obama was not Senate majority leader like LBJ  DFW   Jun-22-09 10:32 AM   #153 
  - I Can Go Along With All You Say... I Wish Obama Proves To Be A Super  ChiciB1   Jun-21-09 05:38 PM   #56 
  - But as many people from that period have pointed out  rpannier   Jun-22-09 04:12 AM   #125 
  - Yes, Obama is such a failure.....  Political Tiger   Jun-21-09 05:17 PM   #42 
  - thank you  bc3000   Jun-21-09 05:35 PM   #55 
  - You know what that list means?  ProSense   Jun-21-09 06:12 PM   #65 
  - the hyperbole around this place is deafening n/t  AtomicKitten   Jun-21-09 06:19 PM   #66 
  - good post! I still think there's PLENTY to do, and this is just the tip of the iceberg, and things  Divine Discontent   Jun-21-09 09:48 PM   #73 
  - "Directed military leaders to end war in Iraq."  FLAprogressive   Jun-21-09 10:38 PM   #88 
  - I also found the list to be embarrassingly LIGHT...  bvar22   Jun-21-09 11:28 PM   #98 
     - exactly....they have a list of meaningless (and some untrue) "accomplishments" to lord over the  FLAprogressive   Jun-21-09 11:29 PM   #99 
  - just for starters..the foreclosure program is NOT working..nt  xiamiam   Jun-22-09 12:05 AM   #104 
  - now listen for the chirping crickets  shellgame26   Jun-22-09 03:05 AM   #121 
  - nibble, nibble, nibble  jgraz   Jun-22-09 07:48 AM   #132 
  - No shit  sharp_stick   Jun-22-09 10:15 AM   #151 
     - Look to the left.  jgraz   Jun-22-09 11:25 AM   #164 
  - Even though some stuff is perfectly valid, and represent welcome developments...  liberation   Jun-22-09 11:41 AM   #167 
     - You asked, you got it. Updated list:  Political Tiger   Jun-22-09 12:03 PM   #176 
        - I asked you to revise the list, not to add more padding to it.  liberation   Jun-22-09 01:14 PM   #192 
           - Cherry picking one or two of all the things listed while ignoring the rest  Political Tiger   Jun-22-09 01:50 PM   #197 
  - I totally disagree with the assessment of the article  Peacetrain   Jun-21-09 05:30 PM   #51 
  - Ha ha...  quickesst   Jun-21-09 05:31 PM   #53 
  - We voted for change...what we got was a changeling  ooglymoogly   Jun-21-09 05:35 PM   #54 
  - What A Time For THAT Movie To Be Popular, Huh?? I've Seen It Used  ChiciB1   Jun-21-09 05:42 PM   #59 
     - Thanx, but I haven't seen the movie and I was not referring to it.  ooglymoogly   Jun-21-09 05:52 PM   #61 
        - Oh, I Understood What You Were Saying... The Movie Is A Good One Though!  ChiciB1   Jun-21-09 05:58 PM   #62 
  - agreed. nt  JanMichael   Jun-21-09 05:50 PM   #60 
  - K&R. Yep, the repugs should be LOVING Obama. He's covering their asses and protecting big business.  solstice   Jun-21-09 06:19 PM   #67 
  - Another manufactured president  swilton   Jun-21-09 09:33 PM   #71 
  - It's all a GAME, and we are the losers.  RowdyRacer   Jun-21-09 09:42 PM   #72 
     - +1 (and welcome to DU, RowdyRacer! Spot on!) n/t  RufusTFirefly   Jun-21-09 11:58 PM   #101 
     - +  SammyWinstonJack   Jun-22-09 12:05 PM   #177 
  - yes, and he blew the most precious of chances, for all of us,  G_j   Jun-21-09 10:00 PM   #75 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jun-21-09 10:17 PM   #82 
  - Wow. Some people thought Obama was God.  Sarah Ibarruri   Jun-21-09 10:01 PM   #76 
  - What will it take?  Amonester   Jun-21-09 10:13 PM   #79 
     - 1) support, alone he can do nothing, and, 2) he can't change EVERYTHING nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Jun-22-09 09:24 PM   #208 
  - Why don't get up off your asses  Butch350   Jun-21-09 10:16 PM   #80 
  - Alas Dear DU, how I knew thee well.....  progressivebydesign   Jun-21-09 10:16 PM   #81 
  - Those of us who are not Naderites, Green party lovers, etc.  Jennicut   Jun-22-09 07:04 AM   #130 
  - I step away every few weeks for awhile, too.  Laurab   Jun-22-09 01:15 PM   #193 
     - See it's how you see it  Generator   Jun-22-09 03:39 PM   #206 
  - He's governing as what I thought he would be  Alcibiades   Jun-21-09 10:18 PM   #84 
  - "A moderate, electable Democrat" "Moderate" == weak; "electable" == corporate  jgraz   Jun-22-09 07:50 AM   #135 
     - Some folks mistake pragmatism for weakness  Alcibiades   Jun-22-09 12:29 PM   #185 
        - And some folks mistake caving in to corporate interests for "pragmatism"  jgraz   Jun-22-09 12:33 PM   #186 
           - Which corporate interests are you in favor of not caving in to?  Alcibiades   Jun-22-09 02:28 PM   #204 
              - All of them.  jgraz   Jun-22-09 02:33 PM   #205 
                 - I absolutely agree with you on that one  Alcibiades   Jun-22-09 10:21 PM   #209 
                    - Are you sure of that?  jgraz   Jun-22-09 10:54 PM   #210 
                       - He's running it  Alcibiades   Jun-23-09 08:22 AM   #213 
  - It's to the point that I want a Third  femrap   Jun-21-09 10:18 PM   #85 
  - He's governing as what I thought he would be  Alcibiades   Jun-21-09 10:19 PM   #86 
  - there are those who see the tips of iceburgs & don't comprehend  KakistocracyHater   Jun-21-09 10:56 PM   #90 
  - The number of us who are dicontented and not afraid to say so is growing.  Political Heretic   Jun-21-09 11:14 PM   #92 
  - +1  emilyg   Jun-21-09 11:27 PM   #97 
  - I knew we were in for a right load of bullshit  leftofthedial   Jun-21-09 11:15 PM   #94 
  - Goolsbee running the economic side of his campaign was an earlier tip off.  QC   Jun-22-09 12:02 AM   #102 
  - Oh heck yes, the Goolsbee thing was an early sign of things to come.  Mark Twain Girl   Jun-22-09 10:34 AM   #155 
     - And then there was the guy who says that Wal-Mart is a progressive success story--Jason Furman.  QC   Jun-22-09 10:43 AM   #157 
  - I knew we would be in for a right wing load of bullshit if Kucinich was not elected as President  Larry Ogg   Jun-22-09 11:21 AM   #163 
     - it was pretty obvious that the corporate fix was in  leftofthedial   Jun-23-09 10:23 AM   #214 
  - Meh.  scheming daemons   Jun-21-09 11:20 PM   #96 
  - Pie-in-the-Sky Green Party Loons  DefenseLawyer   Jun-21-09 11:35 PM   #100 
  - NADER '12  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Jun-22-09 12:07 AM   #105 
     - IF WE TAKE MORE REPUBLICAN MONEY!!!!  Ikonoklast   Jun-22-09 09:47 AM   #144 
  - IT'S ONLY A FOUR YEAR ADMINISTRATION!!!  leftstreet   Jun-22-09 12:05 AM   #103 
  - Yeah, if I had known he would suck this bad.....  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Jun-22-09 12:13 AM   #106 
  - My taint salutes you!  Vickers   Jun-22-09 12:18 AM   #107 
  - K & R  Raksha   Jun-22-09 12:22 AM   #109 
  - I like Obama  Autonomy   Jun-22-09 12:24 AM   #110 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-22-09 12:45 AM   #115 
     - heaven forbid the truth be told  Skittles   Jun-22-09 02:53 AM   #119 
  - Such questions don't have easy answers  jotsy   Jun-22-09 01:08 AM   #116 
  - The US Government is like the Maddoff scheme...  Grinchie   Jun-22-09 03:00 AM   #120 
  - Well, IMHO..  CadenBlaker   Jun-22-09 03:42 AM   #122 
  - but he is awake, so at least it isn't sleepy hollow  tomm2thumbs   Jun-22-09 03:47 AM   #123 
  - Good Friggen Grief  Jeep789   Jun-22-09 04:44 AM   #126 
  - The Meaning of Community Organizing  struggle4progress   Jun-22-09 06:12 AM   #127 
  - I'm Speechless (nt)  Dinger   Jun-22-09 06:50 AM   #129 
  - Bashing Obama is naive; I was naive once too (reposted)  bos1   Jun-22-09 07:12 AM   #131 
  - He became president. Everyone moves to the center (and he was the most centrist Dem candidate).  McCamy Taylor   Jun-22-09 08:27 AM   #136 
  - K&R I find, almost daily, the changes I hoped to see obliterated.  snappyturtle   Jun-22-09 08:37 AM   #137 
  - 135 recs... *roffle*  redqueen   Jun-22-09 09:20 AM   #142 
  - A thought from when I was still advocating for Hillary  jmowreader   Jun-22-09 09:45 AM   #143 
  - K&R n/t  proReality   Jun-22-09 09:48 AM   #145 
  - I may come across as jaded but I lowered my expectations a long time ago.  sandyj999   Jun-22-09 10:11 AM   #149 
  - You are crying wolf after just six months. This is a silly and juvenile whine of a post.  RBInMaine   Jun-22-09 11:01 AM   #158 
  - I note with some humor that none of the posts attacking Obama  kestrel91316   Jun-22-09 11:05 AM   #159 
  - We need FDR, we got Clinton.  SOS   Jun-22-09 11:15 AM   #161 
  - Not as bad does not equal good.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jun-22-09 11:44 AM   #168 
  - American politics = Wishful thinking  Echo In Light   Jun-22-09 11:47 AM   #171 
  - I sent a Magic Wand to Obama that I bought from Amazon two months ago!  zulchzulu   Jun-22-09 11:47 AM   #170 
  - Galloway was trashing Obama BEFORE he was President, so q'uelle surprise!  zulchzulu   Jun-22-09 11:54 AM   #173 
  - Repig stooge? What happened to post-partisanship? And Galloway did say this about Bush:  Karmadillo   Jun-22-09 12:16 PM   #180 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-22-09 11:57 AM   #174 
  - I realized long ago  bighart   Jun-22-09 12:01 PM   #175 
  - It's funny.  Starry Messenger   Jun-22-09 12:28 PM   #183 
  - I think we should be a little more patient. 5 months is a short  Cal33   Jun-22-09 12:28 PM   #184 
  - Someone here recently posted  MissDeeds   Jun-22-09 01:21 PM   #194 
  - Who? A supposedly Democratic Congress  question everything   Jun-22-09 12:52 PM   #187 
  - ...and on Obama's watch  Torn_Scorned_Ignored   Jun-22-09 01:07 PM   #191 
  - Democrats must not be able to take us for granted  SlingBlade   Jun-22-09 01:22 PM   #195 
  - IMPEACH HIS ASS NOW!  nini   Jun-22-09 01:53 PM   #198 
  - Such a load of frikin' BS  Jester Messiah   Jun-22-09 01:53 PM   #199 
  - Yep... this is their wedge...  JuniperLea   Jun-22-09 02:01 PM   #201 
  - you almost get the feeling DU is jumping the shark with all the people who rec'ed that pile of dog  dionysus   Jun-22-09 02:06 PM   #202 
  - I voted for Obama with high hope for a change for the better for the people...  winyanstaz   Jun-22-09 02:22 PM   #203 
  - Some people won't be truly happy unless Cheney becomes president.  BzaDem   Jun-22-09 04:34 PM   #207 
 

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