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amborin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-05-10 02:19 PM
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24. for banksters and big corporations, he is; for ordinary Americans, not really
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  -Folks, President Obama is a class act. MrScorpio  Mar-05-10 01:22 PM   #0 
  - No evidence so far. Just 'cave & wave'.  polpilot   Mar-05-10 01:24 PM   #1 
  - All US presidents are figureheads who work within LONG standing policies/aim$ of empire  Echo In Light   Mar-05-10 01:25 PM   #2 
  - That's more the fault of the office than the man, don't you think?  MrScorpio   Mar-05-10 01:28 PM   #6 
     - No, not the office - the shadowy chain of decision makers of the corp/state nexus  Echo In Light   Mar-05-10 01:31 PM   #8 
        - True enough, but when you call it "shadowy" it's mystified.  JackRiddler   Mar-05-10 05:47 PM   #63 
  - Still waiting here  proud2BlibKansan   Mar-05-10 01:26 PM   #3 
  - damn straight  Skittles   Mar-05-10 01:27 PM   #4 
  - He's been exposing the classlessness of the repubs for well over a year  tekisui   Mar-05-10 01:27 PM   #5 
  - "Class acts" tend not to get reelected because they tend not to do anything substantive  anonymous171   Mar-05-10 01:29 PM   #7 
  - He is a class act and the way he is handling the HCR is the smart way  NJmaverick   Mar-05-10 01:33 PM   #9 
  - Republicans have no good ideas. nt  anonymous171   Mar-05-10 01:50 PM   #17 
  - I think you nailed this...  JuniperLea   Mar-05-10 01:52 PM   #18 
     - He has no moral standing if he refuses to fight for what is right. Doesn't matter how polite he is.  anonymous171   Mar-05-10 01:53 PM   #20 
        - He's not done yet...  JuniperLea   Mar-05-10 01:55 PM   #21 
           - Obama is not "taking the high ground." He is avoiding conflict. nt  anonymous171   Mar-05-10 02:15 PM   #22 
              - HAHAHAHAHAHA!  JuniperLea   Mar-05-10 02:17 PM   #23 
                 - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-05-10 02:21 PM   #25 
  - But, really...  BeFree   Mar-05-10 01:34 PM   #10 
  - Agree on class act, hope you're right on hard ball. nt  Deep13   Mar-05-10 01:43 PM   #11 
  - The Ghandi schtick is getting old  soleft   Mar-05-10 01:45 PM   #12 
  - Ghandi believed in civil disobedience. Obama belives is Civil Passivity  anonymous171   Mar-05-10 01:47 PM   #15 
     - I wish I could rec this comment. Well said. nt  rudy23   Mar-05-10 02:59 PM   #28 
        - Gandhi was also a leader, Obama is an employee. n/t  Greyhound   Mar-06-10 01:07 PM   #66 
           - This is also spot on. nt  rudy23   Mar-07-10 11:26 AM   #68 
  - I've got my fingers crossed, MrScorpio. nt  Hekate   Mar-05-10 01:45 PM   #13 
  - It often takes one to know one as well; K&R!  LoZoccolo   Mar-05-10 01:45 PM   #14 
  - Can American Idol be far behind?  Tierra_y_Libertad   Mar-05-10 01:49 PM   #16 
  - I'm honestly not holding my breath  Tailormyst   Mar-05-10 01:52 PM   #19 
  - for banksters and big corporations, he is; for ordinary Americans, not really  amborin   Mar-05-10 02:19 PM   #24 
  - Yes, unfortunately it's not my class. n/t  EFerrari   Mar-05-10 02:22 PM   #26 
  - Nor mine.  pecwae   Mar-05-10 03:18 PM   #29 
  - Yep.  azmouse   Mar-05-10 02:24 PM   #27 
  - I'll tell my neighbor that just found out he lost his house.  asdjrocky   Mar-05-10 03:23 PM   #30 
  - My condolences to your neighbor.  Swamp Rat   Mar-05-10 03:25 PM   #31 
  - Thanks Swamp Rat.  asdjrocky   Mar-05-10 03:29 PM   #33 
  - hopefully your post will also make him feel better about losing his house  Uzybone   Mar-05-10 03:29 PM   #34 
  - The post won't help, I'll be going over to his place tonight to see what we can figure out.  asdjrocky   Mar-05-10 03:40 PM   #35 
  - Jesus.  muffin1   Mar-05-10 03:48 PM   #39 
     - For some here, yes it is easier...  bvar22   Mar-05-10 05:10 PM   #57 
  - We all have similar stories...  JuniperLea   Mar-05-10 03:44 PM   #36 
     - damn!  Swamp Rat   Mar-05-10 03:47 PM   #37 
     - Hi Sweetie!  JuniperLea   Mar-05-10 03:51 PM   #42 
        - I understand, and can relate.  Swamp Rat   Mar-05-10 03:56 PM   #47 
           - Exactly!  JuniperLea   Mar-05-10 04:07 PM   #49 
     - Whining?  asdjrocky   Mar-05-10 03:47 PM   #38 
     - For now.  Swamp Rat   Mar-05-10 03:49 PM   #40 
     - Dude, that is way cool.  asdjrocky   Mar-05-10 03:55 PM   #46 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-05-10 03:50 PM   #41 
        - I think we (most of us on DU) are fighting the wrong enemy.  Swamp Rat   Mar-05-10 03:53 PM   #43 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-05-10 04:04 PM   #48 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-05-10 03:53 PM   #44 
           - Delusional?  JuniperLea   Mar-05-10 04:09 PM   #50 
              - Not a chance.  asdjrocky   Mar-05-10 04:19 PM   #51 
                 - Fine... cop out...  JuniperLea   Mar-05-10 04:33 PM   #55 
     - I used to live near where you are located and those houses were NEVER really worth $500K.  earth mom   Mar-05-10 04:22 PM   #53 
        - I'm talking worth $500k in 1990...  JuniperLea   Mar-05-10 04:42 PM   #56 
           - I grew up in that area and know it well. Prices were depressed all through the 90s  earth mom   Mar-05-10 05:15 PM   #58 
  - I appreciate your optimism MrScorpio  Swamp Rat   Mar-05-10 03:27 PM   #32 
  - I don't think he is a class act ..  gleaner   Mar-05-10 03:54 PM   #45 
  - Is this another way to say Obama is playing chess? Sorry but game over.  earth mom   Mar-05-10 04:20 PM   #52 
  - Yeah, a Ruling Class act.  blindpig   Mar-05-10 04:29 PM   #54 
  - +10000  amborin   Mar-05-10 05:24 PM   #62 
  - precisely. nt  inna   Mar-06-10 09:47 AM   #65 
  - so is MrScorpio  spanone   Mar-05-10 05:16 PM   #59 
  - Only if you mean he caters to the elite.  Vidar   Mar-05-10 05:17 PM   #60 
  - Yer preachin' to the choir, Mr. S...  Amerigo Vespucci   Mar-05-10 05:20 PM   #61 
  - Enough with the bipartisanship already.  muffin1   Mar-05-10 06:12 PM   #64 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-06-10 01:19 PM   #67 
 

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