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Dyedinthewoolliberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-25-11 11:41 PM
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16. This was a great example
of leadership and probably one reason why it was decided to 'let him go' euphemistically speaking.............. :shrug:
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  -Self-deleted by member drokhole  Jun-25-11 11:01 PM   #0 
  - well that's not a nice thing to say about your own father lol nt  msongs   Jun-25-11 11:04 PM   #1 
  - You getting a clue Mr. Obama?  Hawkowl   Jun-25-11 11:07 PM   #2 
  - The Right Stuff  BeFree   Jun-25-11 11:10 PM   #3 
  - I sometimes suspect he fears that if he goes too fast they might  tblue37   Jun-26-11 01:54 AM   #24 
     - & now we have special security to handle that, excuses  StarsInHerHair   Jun-26-11 04:31 AM   #27 
     - I think so too  madokie   Jun-26-11 07:41 AM   #33 
     - Those sons of a gun.  Eljo_Don   Jun-26-11 09:23 AM   #40 
     - Sometimes I think that is the only explanation that can explain his  jwirr   Jun-26-11 11:27 AM   #47 
  - That is how the market is supposed to work...raise your prices and the contracts move elsewhere.  dkf   Jun-25-11 11:10 PM   #4 
  - The big boys control so much of the market that there is no place to go  Angry Dragon   Jun-25-11 11:19 PM   #8 
     - Sounds like they found other sources.  dkf   Jun-25-11 11:23 PM   #9 
     - back then they had other sources in this country  Angry Dragon   Jun-25-11 11:25 PM   #10 
        - The breakup of AT&T was a sham.  olegramps   Jun-26-11 10:15 AM   #43 
     - The ties run deep...  drokhole   Jun-25-11 11:37 PM   #14 
  - It has to make one wonder if that didn't help put bullets in the Kennedy brothers.  Kurmudgeon   Jun-25-11 11:10 PM   #5 
  - My thoughts exactly  azygous   Jun-26-11 08:21 AM   #36 
  - thank you for this story...  OhioBlue   Jun-25-11 11:17 PM   #6 
  - Halfway through reading, I must pause to say loudly and in boldface font  Occulus   Jun-25-11 11:19 PM   #7 
  - In Mr. Obama's defense (and y'all know I don't do that very often),  TBF   Jun-26-11 07:28 AM   #30 
  - The ability to "bring industry to it's knees" is less a question of being a "child of privilege"  whathehell   Jun-26-11 08:31 AM   #38 
  - Agreed  Sherman A1   Jun-26-11 02:20 PM   #62 
     - Thanks....FDR was a "child of privilege" as well, and undoubtedly  whathehell   Jun-26-11 02:22 PM   #63 
        - FDR was indeed one of the greatest  Sherman A1   Jun-26-11 02:30 PM   #65 
           - From what I understand,  whathehell   Jun-26-11 03:02 PM   #70 
  - children of privilege  maddiemom   Jun-26-11 11:52 AM   #50 
  - You are correct..  butterfly77   Jun-26-11 01:52 PM   #59 
  - And.  sendero   Jun-26-11 08:26 AM   #37 
  - +1000000!  SammyWinstonJack   Jun-26-11 04:45 PM   #73 
  - Are you suggesting that President Obama is a  Dept of Beer   Jun-25-11 11:27 PM   #11 
  - It if walks like a duck...  Odin2005   Jun-25-11 11:31 PM   #12 
  - What do you think?  SammyWinstonJack   Jun-26-11 04:46 PM   #74 
  - The surviving members of the Greatest Generation must be weeping at the state of our country.  Odin2005   Jun-25-11 11:32 PM   #13 
  - survivors of the greatest generation  maddiemom   Jun-26-11 11:32 AM   #48 
  - I am one of their children and yes my parents would be very upset.  jwirr   Jun-26-11 11:34 AM   #49 
  - Can't rec highly enough.  pa28   Jun-25-11 11:38 PM   #15 
  - This was a great example  Dyedinthewoolliberal   Jun-25-11 11:41 PM   #16 
  - "the President can do a tremendous amt to get people to see the facts, more than any single person  snagglepuss   Jun-25-11 11:57 PM   #17 
  - k/r  Dawson Leery   Jun-25-11 11:58 PM   #18 
  - It's no wonder the Kennedy brothers both ended up dead.  Lugnut   Jun-26-11 12:36 AM   #19 
  - K&R  midnight   Jun-26-11 12:41 AM   #20 
  - This is why JFK and RFK were assassinated.  stevedeshazer   Jun-26-11 12:46 AM   #21 
  - It kind of makes you reconsider bodily harm to thugs who run corporate empires on Wall Street.  Selatius   Jun-26-11 02:04 AM   #25 
  - The French had a good answer...  kath   Jun-26-11 01:49 PM   #56 
  - True....  midnight   Jun-26-11 10:45 AM   #44 
  - Look what happened to Kennedy though. I can understand why Obama is buckling under like he has  peopleb4money   Jun-26-11 12:55 AM   #22 
  - And less than 18 months later, Kennedy was assassinated  ArcticFox   Jun-26-11 01:25 AM   #23 
  - WE ARE THE ONES WE ARE WAITING FOR!  butterfly77   Jun-26-11 01:55 PM   #61 
  - further evidence of why he was shot.  yurbud   Jun-26-11 02:27 AM   #26 
  - I wonder what he meant by "all businessmen".  Prometheus Bound   Jun-26-11 04:48 AM   #28 
  - He was evoking his dad's (Joseph) sentiments, who was Roosevelt's first chairman of the SEC...  drokhole   Jun-26-11 11:10 AM   #45 
  - One thing more dangerous than getting between a grizzly sow and her cub...  alterfurz   Jun-26-11 06:09 AM   #29 
  - I clearly remember that, even though I was only 8 at the time.  Flatulo   Jun-26-11 07:32 AM   #31 
  - This is not the problem  quaker bill   Jun-26-11 07:39 AM   #32 
  - Paging Mr. Obama, Paging Mr. Holder.....  CanonRay   Jun-26-11 07:45 AM   #34 
  - This, friends, shows you what a REAL Democratic president and AG look like  whathehell   Jun-26-11 08:13 AM   #35 
  - A wonderful post...  TroglodyteScholar   Jun-26-11 09:21 AM   #39 
  - Of course, in 1962 some of the general public actually believed ...  surrealAmerican   Jun-26-11 09:30 AM   #41 
  - Ethics. They stopped teaching business ethics for a decade or more.  Kurovski   Jun-26-11 09:39 AM   #42 
  - That is one of my fondest memories of JFK. I was so proud of him  jwirr   Jun-26-11 11:24 AM   #46 
  - Well put! And about those military issues...  drokhole   Jun-26-11 12:37 PM   #53 
     - I really, really want Obama  ewagner   Jun-26-11 04:35 PM   #72 
  - fascinating story  hfojvt   Jun-26-11 11:53 AM   #51 
  - Amazing, isn't it? (n/t)  bread_and_roses   Jun-26-11 12:30 PM   #52 
  - Wonderful piece, drokhole...kudos.  nonperson   Jun-26-11 01:45 PM   #54 
  - Corporations have no morals and shouldnt be expected to. They need to be carefully regulated and  rhett o rick   Jun-26-11 01:48 PM   #55 
  - Definitely recommended,  H2O Man   Jun-26-11 01:50 PM   #57 
  - k and r  SmileyRose   Jun-26-11 01:52 PM   #58 
  - Thanks very much for this great post.  kath   Jun-26-11 01:54 PM   #60 
  - K&R  a2liberal   Jun-26-11 02:26 PM   #64 
  - Capitalism is a dead system  lovuian   Jun-26-11 02:31 PM   #66 
  - "Capitalism is a dead system"  KansDem   Jun-26-11 03:01 PM   #69 
  - Blough and Kennedy were friends. The whole thing was orchestrated.  cottonseed   Jun-26-11 02:40 PM   #67 
  - I really enjoyed reading that....  femrap   Jun-26-11 03:01 PM   #68 
  - Alas, President Obama is no John Kennedy -- and he probably wants to KEEP it that way...  Buns_of_Fire   Jun-26-11 03:10 PM   #71 
  - How quickly you all forget...  cameozalaznick   Jun-26-11 05:11 PM   #75 
  - And JFK and RFK both got whacked. nt  valerief   Jun-26-11 06:07 PM   #76 

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