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Chris_Texas Donating Member (707 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-28-11 02:03 PM
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18. I am proud of my corporatist President and the progress he has made...
...furthering the destruction of America's poor and middle class. No one has been a better ally of global industry, or worked harder to pillage what's left of our nation.

For me, as a guy without healthcare, a personal favorite was when Obama solved the problem by sticking a gun in my face and ordering me to buy insurance I cannot afford... or else! Prior to this 'offer I could not refuse' I had assumed that the reason I was too poor for healthcare was because I lacked money. Now I know better... the LAW doesn't force me to eat, or have a house, or even drive a car, in America those things are secondary so skip those meals fatty and buy insurance!

I am also thrilled at the way we ended the war in Iraq by simply saying that the war was over. It's the best of both worlds -- all the great benefits of war, all the spending and slaughter, money and body parts flying everywhere in an WARGASM of explodiness-- and none of the negative PR. Hopefully Obama will do the same with the war on poverty: just declare it to be finished, we won (go us!), and from this point forward the poor will now be referred to as, say, "middle class." Although now that I think about it perhaps they already did this.

Also, I am thrilled that we continue our torture programs, and have now expanded them to include Americans. Even better, forget that candy-ass Bush and his imprisonment without trial... Obama has gone the extra mile! Americans can now be executed without a trial so long as they are labeled properly. Also great is how GITMO was closed. This again is a demonstration of Obama's political prowess. GITMO is now closed to outside scrutiny. Case closed.

But perhaps my favorite Obama victory was when he surrendered control over the gulf to BP -- ordering the federal police and coast guard to arrest any of those pesky journalists who tried to find out what was going on. Good show big O!

Big O, not big oil. There's a difference. Okay, not really.
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  -The proudest day in my voting life, was the day I voted for Pres. Obama Peacetrain  Mar-28-11 11:59 AM   #0 
  - For many of us, of course, it's been the days that followed, of which we are less "proud..."  villager   Mar-28-11 12:00 PM   #1 
  - I for one disagree with the "we are less proud of the days that  shraby   Mar-28-11 12:06 PM   #2 
     - Well, with the sign offs on torture and corporate bailouts, for starters  villager   Mar-28-11 12:07 PM   #5 
  - +1! Well written. You express feelings that are often overshadowed here at DU.  Buzz Clik   Mar-28-11 12:06 PM   #3 
  - Thank You.. I just answered that question for a young person  Peacetrain   Mar-28-11 12:13 PM   #8 
  - +1  applegrove   Mar-28-11 09:45 PM   #44 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-28-11 12:06 PM   #4 
  - Maybe to you  sharp_stick   Mar-28-11 12:12 PM   #6 
  - That had nothing to do with anything.  Peacetrain   Mar-28-11 12:30 PM   #9 
  - I have a slightly different take.  William769   Mar-28-11 12:13 PM   #7 
  - You mean a REAL Democrat like...  jenmito   Mar-28-11 01:59 PM   #16 
     - President Obama seems to be learning well from her!  William769   Mar-28-11 05:16 PM   #37 
        - Then you should be VERY happy!  jenmito   Mar-28-11 06:07 PM   #39 
  - Thank you.  madamesilverspurs   Mar-28-11 12:36 PM   #10 
  - Your welcome.  Peacetrain   Mar-28-11 12:38 PM   #11 
  - Couldn't agree more...for now  Jazz Ambassador   Mar-28-11 12:41 PM   #12 
  - Wow, Gore is "DLC," Kerry is "feckless" and Obama is perfect.!  politicasista   Mar-28-11 02:40 PM   #21 
  - Yup  Jazz Ambassador   Mar-28-11 03:23 PM   #27 
     - LOL!  politicasista   Mar-28-11 03:48 PM   #31 
  - Don't know who you'll be "holding your nose" for in 2016, but it won't be President Obama.  tanyev   Mar-28-11 03:13 PM   #23 
  - I am glad you think he has made progress  zalinda   Mar-28-11 01:21 PM   #13 
  - Me too Peacetrain.  jaxx   Mar-28-11 01:36 PM   #14 
  - + 1 n/t  politicasista   Mar-28-11 03:50 PM   #32 
  - I read an interesting review of a new book on Ghandi yesterday ...  frazzled   Mar-28-11 01:48 PM   #15 
  - This comparison would seem more valid...  Jazz Ambassador   Mar-28-11 02:07 PM   #19 
     - I don't think those other visions were at all clear at the time  frazzled   Mar-28-11 02:17 PM   #20 
  - Ditto! K&R.  jenmito   Mar-28-11 02:00 PM   #17 
  - I am proud of my corporatist President and the progress he has made...  Chris_Texas   Mar-28-11 02:03 PM   #18 
  - Good for you. I am ashamed I fell for his campaign lies.  CelticThunder   Mar-28-11 02:45 PM   #22 
  - Are you the dreamy one with the blond hair, or the tall bald guy?  tanyev   Mar-28-11 03:15 PM   #24 
  - I drank the koolaid. Believed 100% of what he said. Not next time. I will still vote for him.....  VoteProgressive   Mar-28-11 03:15 PM   #25 
  - He can count on my vote in 2012...  kjackson227   Mar-28-11 03:22 PM   #26 
  - Well..............good for you.  Beacool   Mar-28-11 03:34 PM   #28 
  - To quote  laugle   Mar-28-11 03:43 PM   #29 
     - The dream was precisely that, a dream.  Beacool   Mar-29-11 02:49 PM   #48 
  - and thank the good lord Obama....  dennis4868   Mar-28-11 03:46 PM   #30 
  - K&R  Keith Bee   Mar-28-11 03:53 PM   #33 
  - Voting for Obama is one of the most shameful moments of my life  Ramulux   Mar-28-11 04:09 PM   #34 
  - I'm sorry you feel that way. I am stilled thrilled I had the opportunity  quiller4   Mar-29-11 02:17 AM   #45 
  - Right  Ramulux   Mar-29-11 03:30 PM   #49 
  - Believe me, it would have been more shameful to have voted for McCain.  BlueMTexpat   Mar-30-11 05:21 AM   #51 
  - I respect your sentiment.  gracchorumspes   Mar-28-11 04:09 PM   #35 
  - I was beyond excited...  tallahasseedem   Mar-28-11 05:11 PM   #36 
  - K&R... I was sooooooooo proud to vote for President Obama  Top Cat   Mar-28-11 05:23 PM   #38 
  - Thanks for the uplifiting post!  jefferson_dem   Mar-28-11 06:08 PM   #40 
  - Ditto. K&R!  Phx_Dem   Mar-28-11 06:57 PM   #41 
  - That's funny, cause I consider it one of the wost decisions I ever made  slay   Mar-28-11 09:14 PM   #42 
  - Must be nice to feel that way.  TheKentuckian   Mar-28-11 09:38 PM   #43 
  - Her portfolio must be doing VERY well  Lorien   Mar-29-11 09:46 AM   #47 
  - Best decision ever was to support this man in 2008.....  FrenchieCat   Mar-29-11 04:04 AM   #46 
  - I was proud and happy at the time but in retrospect the worst vote  Raine   Mar-30-11 03:25 AM   #50 
  - I was proud to vote for Obama in 2008.  BlueMTexpat   Mar-30-11 05:35 AM   #52 
 

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