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Carolina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-15-10 09:39 PM
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27. Touche!
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  -Cynthia Tucker: Obama squandered his Oval Office moment Bluebear  Jun-15-10 09:03 PM   #0 
  - Corporatism  bahrbearian   Jun-15-10 09:08 PM   #1 
  - Agreed. I think BP is getting some backroom deal on this one.  Xenotime   Jun-16-10 08:51 AM   #62 
  - Who is Cynthia Tucker?  jaxx   Jun-15-10 09:09 PM   #2 
  - The Atlanta Journal Constitution's political columnist. Biography for you:  Bluebear   Jun-15-10 09:10 PM   #3 
  - Does that make her opinion gospel?  jaxx   Jun-15-10 09:13 PM   #10 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jun-15-10 09:14 PM   #11 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jun-15-10 09:16 PM   #12 
     - odd  William Z. Foster   Jun-15-10 09:18 PM   #13 
     - Odd, indeed. Of course, that would explain why our elected representatives feel so free to ignore us  scarletwoman   Jun-15-10 09:29 PM   #20 
     - so well said. we're supposed to be above the "down with intoohlucktools" crowd.  nashville_brook   Jun-15-10 09:29 PM   #21 
     - Well said. nt  Lorien   Jun-16-10 01:11 PM   #73 
     - No, Obama is God. His life is the Gospel. nt  newtothegame   Jun-16-10 04:19 PM   #79 
     - You show that strawman who's boss!  Ignis   Jun-16-10 04:28 PM   #81 
     - No but it is respected.  saracat   Jun-16-10 08:21 PM   #86 
     - nobody said her opinion is gospel  northernlights   Jun-16-10 08:24 PM   #87 
     - Does opinion have to be gospel to be relevant?  tekisui   Jun-17-10 09:00 AM   #95 
  - Exactly, and who gives a shit what she thinks?  treestar   Jun-15-10 09:49 PM   #32 
  - Interesting choice of metaphor...  LooseWilly   Jun-15-10 10:50 PM   #45 
  - And Jon Stewart, don't forget.  donco6   Jun-16-10 07:54 AM   #57 
     - Robert Reich is the latest on the big list 'o heretics 'n apostates. n/t  QC   Jun-16-10 08:53 AM   #64 
        - And is Krugman a saint or scumbag this week? I get whiplash keeping track...  JHB   Jun-16-10 09:05 PM   #92 
           - I can never keep up with Krugman's status, given how it changes from moment to moment.  QC   Jun-17-10 08:59 AM   #94 
  - Who are you? n/t  QC   Jun-16-10 08:54 AM   #65 
  - Obama could have pulled gold bars from his ass and a crew here would criticize it.  KonaKane   Jun-15-10 09:10 PM   #4 
  - Sorry, KonaKane, Cynthia Tucker isn't on "a crew here".  Bluebear   Jun-15-10 09:11 PM   #7 
  - You're more hung up on craigslist than anyone I have seen here.  KonaKane   Jun-15-10 09:44 PM   #29 
     - Accolytes, oh how brainy. We're not worthy.  Bluebear   Jun-15-10 10:46 PM   #43 
  - No, Obama pulled corporate shit from his ass.  provis99   Jun-15-10 09:21 PM   #14 
  - Cynthia Tucker and her "crew" here are just haterrz  Bluebear   Jun-15-10 09:25 PM   #16 
  - Pray, tell. Which was his worst speech, then, if not this one?  Laelth   Jun-15-10 09:23 PM   #15 
  - whaaaaaaaa? they're all A+++++++++!!  nashville_brook   Jun-15-10 09:32 PM   #22 
     - Exactly. Crickets from the poster above. n/t  Laelth   Jun-15-10 09:37 PM   #25 
     - Ha! Are you allowed to quote another poster? Careful.....nt  Captain Hilts   Jun-16-10 08:56 PM   #90 
  - And he could pour oil in the gulf on national TV in primetime  dgibby   Jun-15-10 09:53 PM   #34 
  - It's only a year and a half into his presidency. You can't possibly expect him to stop pouring oil!  jgraz   Jun-15-10 10:06 PM   #37 
  - LOL!  Hardrada   Jun-16-10 01:23 PM   #75 
  - Oh so you'd rather have Sarah Palin pouring the oil?  walldude   Jun-16-10 05:40 PM   #83 
  - When Obama pulls gold bars from his ass, I vow to applaud the performance.  LooseWilly   Jun-15-10 09:55 PM   #35 
  - If that wasn't his worst speech from the Oval Office  XemaSab   Jun-16-10 01:12 AM   #48 
     - I think it was his first speech  leftynyc   Jun-16-10 07:58 AM   #58 
  - Yet another lost opportunity.  jgraz   Jun-15-10 09:10 PM   #5 
  - +1. n/t  me b zola   Jun-15-10 09:33 PM   #23 
  - Touche!  Carolina   Jun-15-10 09:39 PM   #27 
  - Yes sir. Its all gift wrapped and ready for the taking, and he shrinks. - nt  Poboy   Jun-15-10 10:17 PM   #41 
  - and then he went all god on me  Yuugal   Jun-15-10 09:11 PM   #6 
  - This is a pattern with the Obama administration.  mix   Jun-15-10 09:12 PM   #8 
  - The crisis is ongoing and hasn't been "wasted" -- not yet. But tonight's speech was.  highplainsdem   Jun-15-10 09:12 PM   #9 
  - How do you "waste" a crisis?  apocalypsehow   Jun-15-10 09:27 PM   #17 
  - I did not get that phrase either. Really what strikes me initially...  Bluebear   Jun-15-10 09:28 PM   #18 
  - I agree 100% - you nailed it. I couldn't put my finger on it till you elucidated it, but you're  apocalypsehow   Jun-15-10 09:42 PM   #28 
  - Exactly. This speech is 1 month overdue, and what should have been said  Poboy   Jun-16-10 01:05 AM   #47 
  - My thoughts exactly  XemaSab   Jun-16-10 01:14 AM   #49 
  - Rahm: "You never want a serious crisis to go to waste," NOVEMBER 21, 2008  nashville_brook   Jun-15-10 09:34 PM   #24 
  - Thanks for the link. It lends context to the column posted by the OP.  apocalypsehow   Jun-15-10 09:47 PM   #30 
     - heheh -- i remember being starry-eyed in my youth.  nashville_brook   Jun-15-10 10:06 PM   #36 
     - I remember being starry-eyed last year  XemaSab   Jun-16-10 01:16 AM   #51 
     - Think of it as using an opportunity  Hydra   Jun-16-10 12:00 AM   #46 
  - wouldn't want to "panic the market," now, would we? when it's Goldman Sachs vs the Gulf, no brainer  amborin   Jun-16-10 01:25 AM   #52 
     - That kinda really wasn't my much as you and I might not like it, President Obama has  apocalypsehow   Jun-16-10 03:18 AM   #54 
     - i think i've thought it through  amborin   Jun-16-10 10:14 AM   #67 
        - Then you're deliberately misreading my post, and attempting to "pick a fight." I said nary a word  apocalypsehow   Jun-16-10 01:52 PM   #76 
     - BP Hires Goldman Sachs  Poboy   Jun-16-10 07:51 AM   #56 
        - If BP hired Goldman Sachs, it is to get advice on...  bvar22   Jun-16-10 08:53 PM   #88 
  - I guess its over now..  butterfly77   Jun-15-10 09:28 PM   #19 
  - No, just to Cynthia Tucker, she's part of my "crew" here you're always talking about.  Bluebear   Jun-15-10 09:37 PM   #26 
  - at some point it's going to dawn on you guys that it's not about the *speeches* it's the (in)action  nashville_brook   Jun-15-10 09:48 PM   #31 
  - Like what? Putting on a cod piece and flying a jet into the Gulf airspace?  KonaKane   Jun-15-10 09:51 PM   #33 
     - Captain Straw Man strikes again!!!!!  nashville_brook   Jun-15-10 10:07 PM   #38 
        - Hey, you can't blame folks for wanting to have their little erotic fantasies.  scarletwoman   Jun-15-10 10:10 PM   #39 
           - that's what GD-P is for -- there should be a "you must be 18" to enter  nashville_brook   Jun-15-10 10:14 PM   #40 
              - Sometimes it's like walking in on a slumber party over there.  QC   Jun-16-10 09:21 AM   #66 
  - It is for some people who live in the gulf.  walldude   Jun-16-10 05:44 PM   #84 
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  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-16-10 01:16 AM   #50 
  - And.....It took EIGHT WEEKS for an Oval Office speech!  democrat2thecore   Jun-16-10 01:49 AM   #53 
  - What a load of crap  bluestateguy   Jun-16-10 03:32 AM   #55 
  - Being prepared for higher electric bills  eilen   Jun-16-10 08:26 AM   #59 
  - Was she watching a different speech?  Radical Activist   Jun-16-10 08:30 AM   #60 
  - Not effective enough, its never enough  immune   Jun-16-10 11:00 AM   #68 
     - A lot of progressives like dramatic pandering.  Radical Activist   Jun-16-10 02:09 PM   #77 
        - Misappropriation of Che Guevara's image (nt)  whatchamacallit   Jun-16-10 03:34 PM   #78 
           - Che was a man of action  Radical Activist   Jun-16-10 04:25 PM   #80 
  - do you just google "obama speech bad" to come up with this crap?  dionysus   Jun-16-10 08:49 AM   #61 
  - Do you always turn it on the DUer?  tekisui   Jun-17-10 09:02 AM   #97 
  - Cynthia Tucker never really loved him!  QC   Jun-16-10 08:52 AM   #63 
  - She means he didn't make the Carter energy speech.  cliffordu   Jun-16-10 11:02 AM   #69 
  - Regardless of the fact that selfish jackasses elected Regan, Carter was right. n/t  Raineyb   Jun-16-10 11:16 AM   #71 
  - I started riding a bike after that speech.  cliffordu   Jun-16-10 11:42 AM   #72 
  - History proved him right and had Reagan not fucked up his policies  walldude   Jun-16-10 05:46 PM   #85 
  - I think the Iran Hostage Crisis did more to kick Carter under than his energy speech.  Selatius   Jun-16-10 01:20 PM   #74 
     - Yep.  cliffordu   Jun-16-10 05:37 PM   #82 
     - BINGO. Go to the head of the class. nt  Captain Hilts   Jun-16-10 08:57 PM   #91 
     - Yep. And even then he didn't really tank until the Desert 1 fiasco...  JHB   Jun-17-10 06:21 AM   #93 
  - "The president has wasted a crisis."  ProSense   Jun-16-10 11:08 AM   #70 
  - Should have set up a specific fund to aid Gulf marine life. People want to help. And aren't being  Captain Hilts   Jun-16-10 08:54 PM   #89 
     - +1. Look at how much Americans helped after Haiti Quake. n/t  Statistical   Jun-17-10 09:01 AM   #96 

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