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LawnLover Donating Member (619 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-18-10 07:35 PM
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109. See, I never get why people say this, because
to my mind, he's trying to do what he promised during the primary. Maybe you weren't listening or you only heard what you wanted to hear, but it seems to me he's pretty much following the path he said he'd follow. Maybe not as quickly as I'd like, but I understand the realities of Washington.
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  -President Obama is a total failure. JamesA1102  Nov-17-10 06:30 PM   #0 
  - Some DUers won't see the sarcasm.  TheWraith   Nov-17-10 06:31 PM   #1 
  - Start off with sarcasm end up with disgust.Suddenly being informative is tasteless  bjobotts   Nov-18-10 05:18 PM   #100 
  - I totally agree.  CitizenLeft   Nov-17-10 06:32 PM   #2 
  - Did he do those things or didn't he?  vi5   Nov-17-10 06:37 PM   #3 
  - + 1000001 /nt  demwing   Nov-17-10 06:45 PM   #5 
  - So you're arguement is to make the perfect the enemy of the good. nt  JamesA1102   Nov-17-10 07:52 PM   #20 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-17-10 07:57 PM   #21 
  - How snarky of you.  JamesA1102   Nov-17-10 08:12 PM   #22 
     - I made my argument......  vi5   Nov-17-10 08:22 PM   #24 
        - If you made your argument and there is nothing more to say  JamesA1102   Nov-17-10 09:16 PM   #31 
           - Because you're far too captivating to ignore.  vi5   Nov-18-10 05:14 AM   #45 
              - Flattery will get you no where nt  JamesA1102   Nov-18-10 06:12 AM   #49 
  - That's what it sounds like to me. nt.  LawnLover   Nov-18-10 07:29 PM   #108 
  - You do realize that a President, Governor, Mayor,..take your  shraby   Nov-17-10 09:38 PM   #35 
  - And that's fine.....  vi5   Nov-18-10 05:16 AM   #46 
  - They propose, but they also use influence, cajoling, threats,  HERVEPA   Nov-18-10 05:17 PM   #99 
  - yep.  BrklynLiberal   Nov-18-10 12:41 PM   #65 
  - +1000002  progressoid   Nov-18-10 03:18 PM   #88 
  - The double standard here is hilarious.  obxhead   Nov-18-10 05:29 PM   #103 
  - Hmm.  earthside   Nov-17-10 06:44 PM   #4 
  - +10000000 n/t  Donnachaidh   Nov-17-10 07:08 PM   #13 
  - why did you lie and say "no cost controls"?  Schema Thing   Nov-17-10 08:29 PM   #26 
  - You'll understand ....  earthside   Nov-18-10 08:36 AM   #51 
     - There are strong price controls in the legislation. Deal with it.  Schema Thing   Nov-18-10 09:04 AM   #52 
        - There are suggestions and percentage guidelines.  Jakes Progress   Nov-18-10 10:56 AM   #59 
  - Deserves a post of it's own.  daleanime   Nov-18-10 04:16 PM   #95 
  - Don't forget how well he's handling Afghanistan.  rug   Nov-17-10 06:46 PM   #6 
  - He is doing in Afganistan EXACTLY what he said he will do ...  JoePhilly   Nov-17-10 08:27 PM   #25 
     - Please point out his campaign promise to bomb civilian populations with drones  rug   Nov-17-10 09:42 PM   #36 
        - Hate to break thw news to you, but as a candidate, Obama said he  JoePhilly   Nov-18-10 08:25 PM   #110 
  - If one listens to the propaganda we call the media he hasn't done anything  liberal N proud   Nov-17-10 06:48 PM   #7 
  - I unrec all of these vanity threads  Doctor_J   Nov-17-10 06:51 PM   #8 
  - Wait  ProSense   Nov-17-10 06:55 PM   #9 
  - here's the problem  Skittles   Nov-17-10 07:02 PM   #10 
  - EXACTLY  Raine   Nov-17-10 07:30 PM   #15 
  - See, I never get why people say this, because  LawnLover   Nov-18-10 07:35 PM   #109 
     - Congratulations!  JamesA1102   Nov-19-10 01:28 PM   #119 
  - No the problem is that too many don't really know or care  JamesA1102   Nov-17-10 09:21 PM   #32 
  - you don't get it  Skittles   Nov-17-10 10:04 PM   #37 
  - I get it.  JamesA1102   Nov-17-10 10:57 PM   #39 
     - ridiculous  Skittles   Nov-19-10 02:31 PM   #121 
        - I love who you resort to insults  JamesA1102   Nov-19-10 09:42 PM   #123 
  - People who aren't political junkies like us would know if there had been real effects on their lives  eridani   Nov-18-10 04:41 AM   #44 
  - IOW  RaleighNCDUer   Nov-18-10 02:24 PM   #77 
  - Unfortunately, there were so many problems and every Liberal had a different priority  AllTooEasy   Nov-18-10 02:10 PM   #70 
  - do you really have to word it that way for the outside thread title?  Whisp   Nov-17-10 07:06 PM   #11 
  - He hasn't been able to close GITMO, or end the horrific wars (those would take 2 phone calls)  grahamhgreen   Nov-17-10 07:06 PM   #12 
  - +1  slay   Nov-17-10 07:34 PM   #17 
  - He has done nothing unapproved by the plutocracy.  immoderate   Nov-17-10 08:53 PM   #29 
  - Today's court decision illuminates exactly why Gitmo is still open.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Nov-18-10 10:23 AM   #55 
  - But Soros is going to invest in someone else. He should go for Michael Moore. Now that's a president...  impik   Nov-17-10 07:11 PM   #14 
  - Nobody has call him a failure. The main complaint is that he gives in too easy to the repigs.  craigmatic   Nov-17-10 07:32 PM   #16 
  - actually many people have,daily.  dionysus   Nov-17-10 07:39 PM   #18 
     - Not succeeding is not precisely the same as failing.  RaleighNCDUer   Nov-18-10 02:29 PM   #80 
  - Thank you  cyr330   Nov-17-10 07:49 PM   #19 
  - If I could only rec the subject line, I would.  Balbus   Nov-17-10 08:16 PM   #23 
  - Yeah, he's completely fucked up.  cliffordu   Nov-17-10 08:33 PM   #27 
  - The biggest financial reform since the 1930s?  dflprincess   Nov-17-10 08:49 PM   #28 
  - The myths keep getting repeated  jeanpalmer   Nov-17-10 09:22 PM   #33 
  - Hard to disagree with your title  jeanpalmer   Nov-17-10 09:15 PM   #30 
  - FDR: 9% yearly GDP growth and halved unemployment in 5 years  MannyGoldstein   Nov-17-10 09:33 PM   #34 
  - But where were things at after less than 2 years? nt  JamesA1102   Nov-17-10 11:06 PM   #41 
  - Unemployment dropped from 23.6% in 1932 to 21.7%, in 1934. In FDR's 1st year unemployment grew  mikekohr   Nov-18-10 05:47 AM   #47 
     - Time Lines  Sam1   Nov-18-10 10:01 AM   #53 
     - Chart  grahamhgreen   Nov-18-10 01:47 PM   #69 
     - The problem is, despite having Roosevelt's example to look back on  RaleighNCDUer   Nov-18-10 02:33 PM   #81 
        - I Disagree. FDR Did Not "Screw Up," In His First Two Years, Nor Did President Obama  mikekohr   Nov-19-10 06:51 AM   #113 
           - For his first two years Roosevelt tried the same fixes that Hoover  RaleighNCDUer   Nov-19-10 11:05 AM   #116 
              - Again I Respectfully Digress, Following is a short synopsis of FDR's 1st 2 Years  mikekohr   Nov-19-10 06:10 PM   #122 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-18-10 10:24 AM   #56 
  - Wow, is the GDP the last to see that Obama needs to change his tactics? -1  KansasVoter   Nov-17-10 10:15 PM   #38 
  - True true true. You didn't list half the things he did. He needs to advertise! nt  Honeycombe8   Nov-17-10 11:01 PM   #40 
  - He needs to try harder.  Life Long Dem   Nov-17-10 11:32 PM   #42 
  - what tripe.  inna   Nov-18-10 04:28 AM   #43 
  - There's someone in this very thread calling Obama a failure.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Nov-18-10 10:25 AM   #57 
  - 1, 2, or a 100 people call Obama a failure, so it must be highlighted as group think...  raystorm7   Nov-18-10 02:44 PM   #84 
     - I won't be asking for any liberal utopia  pezDispenser   Nov-18-10 03:26 PM   #90 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-19-10 08:10 AM   #114 
  - You don't really want to start swinging the claims of straw men around.  Chulanowa   Nov-18-10 02:57 PM   #86 
  - Yes. thanks for cutting through the BS  LiberalLovinLug   Nov-18-10 03:46 PM   #93 
  - that's just stupid and not even original. nt  tomp   Nov-18-10 05:52 AM   #48 
  - I generally agree with you. I'd give him about a B.  GOPBasher   Nov-18-10 06:49 AM   #50 
  - That is a fair assessment  JamesA1102   Nov-18-10 10:10 AM   #54 
  - I disagree ...  GeorgeGist   Nov-18-10 10:33 AM   # 
  - I disagree ...  GeorgeGist   Nov-18-10 10:33 AM   # 
  - I disagree ...  GeorgeGist   Nov-18-10 10:33 AM   #58 
  - He signed the biggest Health Insurance Reform ever, just say'n.  harun   Nov-18-10 11:05 AM   #60 
  - exactly. I always get a good laugh when his defenders add  jonnyblitz   Nov-18-10 11:12 AM   #62 
  - Exactly  Safetykitten   Nov-18-10 11:09 AM   #61 
  - Actually, THE FED prevented the temproary stall of the depression.  Milo_Bloom   Nov-18-10 11:16 AM   #63 
  - Yep - I know he's lost MY vote for 2012! ;-)  UrbScotty   Nov-18-10 12:16 PM   #64 
  - sarcasm should be controlled  MyNameIsKhan   Nov-18-10 12:42 PM   #66 
  - "KAHHHHHHHNNNNnnnnnnnn!!!!!!"  ProgressiveLiberal   Nov-18-10 02:18 PM   #75 
  - He hasn't cured cancer either. Bastard. nt  Deep13   Nov-18-10 12:47 PM   #67 
  - Excellent! I wish people would use a fairness principle when criticizing the President!  MindandSoul   Nov-18-10 12:48 PM   #68 
  - He has been a total failure...  Johnny2X2X   Nov-18-10 02:10 PM   #71 
  - Well said! It helps us all when people actually put logic into their damn posts...  raystorm7   Nov-18-10 02:49 PM   #85 
  - they've completely let the Right Wing define them"........"with little to no rebuttal"  mtnsnake   Nov-19-10 11:13 AM   #117 
  - Propaganda is great when it's OUR propaganda.  RaleighNCDUer   Nov-18-10 02:11 PM   #72 
  - people nowadays want a quick fix to everything.  bdamomma   Nov-18-10 02:13 PM   #73 
  - He is NOT a Total Failure !  ProgressiveLiberal   Nov-18-10 02:15 PM   #74 
  - Yeah! What the F&*K has Obama done anyway??  onlyadream   Nov-18-10 02:18 PM   #76 
  - bullshit  pezDispenser   Nov-18-10 02:24 PM   #78 
  - And on a serious note, here's a link to some of what Obama HAS accomplished' so far  Tx4obama   Nov-18-10 02:24 PM   #79 
  - False argument  Stoic   Nov-18-10 02:39 PM   #82 
  - un rec'd  BetsysGhost   Nov-18-10 02:43 PM   #83 
  - Other than the OP's assertions, there is no objective evidence...  JoseGaspar   Nov-18-10 03:04 PM   #87 
  - Spot on!  DemocraticPilgrim   Nov-18-10 03:25 PM   #89 
  - Those aren't the criticisms that progressives have of President Obama.  gtar100   Nov-18-10 03:36 PM   #91 
  - What an ass I am!  bobburgster   Nov-18-10 03:42 PM   #92 
  - You've angered the sock drawer!  Number23   Nov-18-10 04:15 PM   #94 
  - What's more, he hasn't done everything on MY agenda, so let's show him the door! n/t  MrModerate   Nov-18-10 04:46 PM   #96 
  - Wow....  Tx4obama   Nov-18-10 06:10 PM   #104 
     - A few were on my agenda, sure, but he willfully neglected . . .  MrModerate   Nov-18-10 06:47 PM   #105 
        - * big SMILE *  Tx4obama   Nov-18-10 07:03 PM   #107 
  - here's a KICK because I like the subject line!  jonnyblitz   Nov-18-10 04:58 PM   #97 
  - I'm not a big supporter of Pres. Obama  wpelb   Nov-18-10 05:04 PM   #98 
  - Just curious. Who do you consider *was* . . .  MrModerate   Nov-18-10 06:49 PM   #106 
  - Should really be careful with how you phrase things...  Mhak   Nov-18-10 05:25 PM   #101 
  - Actually, 'biggest' reform is not true either - that would be the establishment  RaleighNCDUer   Nov-19-10 11:24 AM   #118 
  - Oh yes... the passive aggressive snark  liberation   Nov-18-10 05:26 PM   #102 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-18-10 08:39 PM   #111 
  - 25% right, 75% wrong.  Donald Ian Rankin   Nov-19-10 06:29 AM   #112 
  - Saying he acheived little as at best a gross exaggeration  JamesA1102   Nov-19-10 01:32 PM   #120 
  - It is, however, incorrect to say that he has presided over Congress  ashling   Nov-19-10 11:05 AM   #115 
 

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