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142. K&R n/t
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  -Has Obama finally come out as a closet Republican? JDPriestly  Jun-29-11 07:05 PM   #0 
  - No. SATSQ. n/t  Davis_X_Machina   Jun-29-11 07:08 PM   #1 
  - Have you listened to the speech on which I based my post  JDPriestly   Jun-29-11 07:22 PM   #8 
     - He's no more or less a Republican...  Davis_X_Machina   Jun-29-11 07:35 PM   #19 
        - But GITMO's still open, wars still con't, no universal healthcare, nobody held responsible  StarburstClock   Jun-30-11 11:56 AM   #112 
        - I called him a trimmer then...  Davis_X_Machina   Jul-01-11 10:38 AM   #134 
        - But you're not posting that he isn't.  Dept of Beer   Jul-01-11 01:23 PM   #136 
           - Shoudl have been "He's no more or less 'a Republican'..."  Davis_X_Machina   Jul-01-11 08:00 PM   #144 
  - No. n/t  NYC Liberal   Jun-29-11 07:09 PM   #2 
  - Have you listened to the speech on which I based my post  JDPriestly   Jun-29-11 07:23 PM   #10 
  - I'm sure you have quote-mined as assiduously  intaglio   Jun-30-11 01:26 PM   #119 
  - great pic of Obama...  dennis4868   Jun-29-11 09:59 PM   #60 
  - Hmmmm?  ProSense   Jun-29-11 07:13 PM   #3 
  - Have you listened to the speech on which I based my post?  JDPriestly   Jun-29-11 07:21 PM   #6 
  - Tax Cuts for the Rich?  NobodyInParticular   Jun-29-11 07:29 PM   #12 
  - I beg ot differ.  RC   Jun-29-11 07:54 PM   #31 
  - Picking fights with the GOP means nothing if he caves. nm  rhett o rick   Jun-30-11 07:06 AM   #94 
     - Now is time for him to stick to his guns.  Hand_With_Eyes   Jun-30-11 09:57 AM   #98 
  - Nah. I think all that massive amount of wrong thinking just lies a  xchrom   Jun-29-11 07:16 PM   #4 
  - Anti-labor, anti-Social Security, anti-Medicare, pro-free-trade  JDPriestly   Jun-29-11 07:29 PM   #11 
     - I'm not disagreeing w/ you.  xchrom   Jun-29-11 08:19 PM   #43 
        - No. Unfortunately, you are not.  JDPriestly   Jun-30-11 02:29 AM   #82 
  - This is getting old guys...  dennis4868   Jun-29-11 07:20 PM   #5 
  - You see my post. I explain it well.  JDPriestly   Jun-29-11 07:33 PM   #15 
  - you don't explain it well....  dennis4868   Jun-29-11 07:43 PM   #23 
     - If you listened to the speech, you would understand my post.  JDPriestly   Jun-29-11 07:56 PM   #33 
     - And he wants to cut taxes not raise them.  JDPriestly   Jun-29-11 08:00 PM   #35 
     - What kind of jobs?  RC   Jun-29-11 08:02 PM   #36 
     - As I recall, not once in the speech does he mention the fact that the Bushes  JDPriestly   Jun-29-11 08:47 PM   #46 
  - by now it's just reached the level of absurdity...  dionysus   Jun-29-11 08:11 PM   #40 
  - The List? Much of that crap is recycled Republican policy.  TheKentuckian   Jun-30-11 12:38 AM   #78 
  - no  zappaman   Jun-29-11 07:22 PM   #7 
  - One word. Feh!  MineralMan   Jun-29-11 07:22 PM   #9 
  - Look at Obama. And then look at FDR, Truman, Adlai Stevenson, John F. Kennedy,  JDPriestly   Jun-29-11 07:31 PM   #14 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-29-11 07:34 PM   #18 
  - FDR rounded up and imprisoned millions of Americans based solely on their race.  NYC Liberal   Jun-29-11 07:55 PM   #32 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-30-11 08:51 PM   #125 
  - Have you listened to his speech?  JDPriestly   Jun-29-11 07:46 PM   #24 
  - No. Were we listening to the same speech?  Skidmore   Jun-29-11 07:31 PM   #13 
  - With which of my comments do you disagree?  JDPriestly   Jun-29-11 07:34 PM   #17 
  - The word Parsing and presenting of bullshit speculation as "fact"  emulatorloo   Jun-30-11 12:00 PM   #113 
  - Did you take notes as you listened?  JDPriestly   Jun-29-11 07:47 PM   #25 
  - No, and it's idiotic to even suggest it. Unrec.  tridim   Jun-29-11 07:34 PM   #16 
  - You didn't watch the speech...or you wouldn't be so flippant.  KoKo   Jun-29-11 10:39 PM   #73 
  - It wasn't a speech, it was a press conference.  jaxx   Jun-29-11 07:38 PM   #20 
  - It started with a speech.  JDPriestly   Jun-29-11 07:47 PM   #26 
     - Every word.  jaxx   Jun-29-11 08:20 PM   #44 
  - Obama is a 'Rockefeller Republican'  Mimosa   Jun-29-11 07:42 PM   #21 
  - Thank you Mimosa.  JDPriestly   Jun-29-11 07:49 PM   #29 
  - I'd say from watching that "presser" today..that he's a bit to the Right of Nelson Rockefeller...  KoKo   Jun-29-11 10:06 PM   #65 
  - Actually, I think he's to the right of Rockefeller n/t  dflprincess   Jun-29-11 10:07 PM   #67 
  - Eisenhower and Nixon to.  ej510   Jul-01-11 03:33 PM   #141 
  - No, they wouldn't.  okasha   Jun-30-11 10:07 AM   #100 
  - He's a DLC New Dem. Isn't that pretty much the same as being a Republican?  NorthCarolina   Jun-29-11 07:42 PM   #22 
  - New Democrats make Tony Blair look like a Marxist  Mimosa   Jun-29-11 08:10 PM   #39 
  - I appreciate the effort you took to write this~  merbex   Jun-29-11 07:47 PM   #27 
  - I would say he is in the Bi-Curious section for sure.  Arctic Dave   Jun-29-11 07:48 PM   #28 
  - !  OnyxCollie   Jun-30-11 12:22 AM   #76 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-29-11 07:54 PM   #30 
  - I agree, because he isn't even getting a Democratic message out there.  JDPriestly   Jun-29-11 07:58 PM   #34 
  - ROFL, this is hillarious. the alternate realities folks can create are amazing.  dionysus   Jun-29-11 08:04 PM   #37 
  - Any comments on the points made in the OP?  sabrina 1   Jun-29-11 10:06 PM   #66 
  - What part in particular of the OP is humorous  Dept of Beer   Jul-01-11 01:30 PM   #138 
  - I can't disagree with any part of which you've written.  canoeist52   Jun-29-11 08:10 PM   #38 
  - Oh ffs...  SidDithers   Jun-29-11 08:12 PM   #41 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-29-11 08:19 PM   #42 
  - No. I think not.  Chan790   Jun-29-11 08:35 PM   #45 
  - "You can't compromise and agree to split the puppy; half a puppy is a dead puppy"  canoeist52   Jun-29-11 09:20 PM   #49 
  - You explain it very well, Chan790.  JDPriestly   Jun-30-11 02:34 AM   #83 
     - JD, thank you for taking the time and care to notate the speech.  Mimosa   Jun-30-11 10:13 PM   #127 
        - Wonderful insight, Mimosa  NobodyInParticular   Jul-01-11 07:13 PM   #143 
  - Hahaha. Stupidist OP of the day. Nt  DevonRex   Jun-29-11 09:13 PM   #47 
  - I thought it was a very thoughtful OP. You could refute  sabrina 1   Jun-29-11 10:12 PM   #69 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-29-11 09:19 PM   #48 
  - why yes, democrats on DU are delusional for not being outraged because obama stuck it to the GOP in  dionysus   Jun-29-11 09:38 PM   #54 
     - What specific statements of Obama's did you like?  JDPriestly   Jun-30-11 03:38 AM   #89 
  - I watched the Whole Thing...  KoKo   Jun-29-11 09:23 PM   #50 
  - which goes to show people can shape their perception to be whatever they want it to be...  dionysus   Jun-29-11 09:34 PM   #52 
     - I heard what he said...I'm an educated Democrat It was Depressing and Revealing about his Agenda  KoKo   Jun-29-11 09:37 PM   #53 
  - Another Obama=Rep post?  Sheepshank   Jun-29-11 09:28 PM   #51 
  - expect these every day for the next 6 years. the point is to turn as many DUers against the  dionysus   Jun-29-11 09:41 PM   #55 
  - Why do you think that people who've been here on DU for years are against Obama  KoKo   Jun-29-11 09:50 PM   #57 
  - there's no conspiracy, and this is nothing new. this has been going on since 2009.  dionysus   Jun-29-11 10:27 PM   #72 
     - Escalated before 2010 election, escalating again now  emulatorloo   Jun-30-11 12:07 PM   #115 
  - You can't imagine that people can disagree with policies  sabrina 1   Jun-29-11 10:26 PM   #71 
     - sickening!! nasty!!1!1 alrighty then!  dionysus   Jun-29-11 10:46 PM   #74 
        - dionysus, what did you understand Obama to say about Medicare  JDPriestly   Jun-30-11 02:50 AM   #86 
        - dionysus, you speak generally about a "good speech."  JDPriestly   Jun-30-11 10:51 AM   #103 
        - Yes, it is sickening and nasty to ascribe ulterior motives to  sabrina 1   Jun-30-11 12:05 PM   #114 
  - How do you define a Democrat, Sheepshank?  JDPriestly   Jun-30-11 02:43 AM   #84 
  - Dup n/t  Sheepshank   Jun-30-11 09:46 AM   #96 
  - It would appear nothing less than a Democratic, Progressive Dictator would make you think otherwise  Sheepshank   Jun-30-11 10:03 AM   #99 
     - Dictator I would not like. But the policies I want Obama to defend,  JDPriestly   Jun-30-11 10:56 AM   #104 
     - You did not answer my question, Sheepshank.  JDPriestly   Jul-01-11 11:20 PM   #146 
  - I hope that Obama will wake up and change what he is saying and doing.  JDPriestly   Jun-30-11 03:46 AM   #90 
  - Unrecced, and 15 yards  pscot   Jun-29-11 09:46 PM   #56 
  - Why do you think the OP is doing "gratuitous taunting?" What would they gain by this?  KoKo   Jun-29-11 09:52 PM   #58 
     - It would appear to me and the only reason I can read into this particular post,  Sheepshank   Jun-29-11 09:59 PM   #61 
     - Watch the link to Obama's whole PRESSER ...and get back to me...  KoKo   Jun-29-11 10:03 PM   #63 
     - Excuse me, Sheepshank, but as I posted above, I proudly wore  JDPriestly   Jun-30-11 02:55 AM   #87 
        - bull crap paragraph attempting to describe Obama's 'feelings"  Sheepshank   Jun-30-11 09:40 AM   #95 
        - If he is "bristling with anger," he sure doesn't show it.  JDPriestly   Jun-30-11 10:58 AM   #105 
        - ahh so he doesn't show emotion the way YOU think he should...  Sheepshank   Jun-30-11 11:46 AM   #110 
        - Nobody is asking for "everything they want"  Kermitt Gribble   Jun-30-11 12:09 PM   #117 
        - I agree with most of what you say  pscot   Jun-30-11 10:20 AM   #101 
           - Are you, too, afraid of confrontation?  JDPriestly   Jun-30-11 11:10 AM   #107 
           - Confrontation doesn't bother me  pscot   Jun-30-11 09:03 PM   #126 
              - That's what I am asking Obama to do -- confront the Republicans  JDPriestly   Jul-01-11 11:18 PM   #145 
           - Dont blame the OP for pitting Democrats against "New-Democrats".  rhett o rick   Jun-30-11 02:40 PM   #121 
           - Pscot, WE who are most disappointed were indeed Obama's biggest supporters  Mimosa   Jun-30-11 10:21 PM   #128 
              - lol!  ClarkUSA   Jun-30-11 10:48 PM   #130 
                 - Take a look before you laugh  Mimosa   Jun-30-11 10:59 PM   #132 
     - Looks like a tactic to get the thread locked. IMHO. nm  rhett o rick   Jun-30-11 02:34 PM   #120 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-29-11 09:58 PM   #59 
  - Really?  KoKo   Jun-29-11 10:02 PM   #62 
  - What did you like about the speech and what in the OP  sabrina 1   Jun-29-11 10:17 PM   #70 
  - I think you need to replay the speech and get back to me.  lonestarnot   Jun-29-11 10:04 PM   #64 
  - Too many of today's zealots know only the current iteration of the republican party.  Jakes Progress   Jun-29-11 10:08 PM   #68 
  - I was listening during the campaign and heard him say he admired Ronald Reagan and John F. Kennedy.  Octafish   Jun-29-11 10:57 PM   #75 
  - Thanks, Octafish.  JDPriestly   Jun-30-11 02:56 AM   #88 
  - Thanks for the analysis.  OnyxCollie   Jun-30-11 12:23 AM   #77 
  - Agree with your conclusion ....  defendandprotect   Jun-30-11 12:56 AM   #79 
  - Excellent analysis, one of the best original DU posts I've ever read.  inna   Jun-30-11 01:06 AM   #80 
  - Pure garbage. n/t  deacon   Jun-30-11 01:28 AM   #81 
  - Excellent take ... THANKS  Raine   Jun-30-11 02:46 AM   #85 
  - When did the "Change" really start to kick in?  blkmusclmachine   Jun-30-11 04:06 AM   #91 
  - I agree with your hearing the 'dog whistles' & I have a chart but I'm just  StarsInHerHair   Jun-30-11 04:11 AM   #92 
  - Thanks so much, StarsinHerHair.  JDPriestly   Jun-30-11 11:12 AM   #108 
  - The lowest marginal tax rates again and again mark the beginning of recessions/depressions  NobodyInParticular   Jun-30-11 11:54 AM   #111 
  - ^ There in one post StarsInHerHair explained how we got the deficit ^  Mimosa   Jun-30-11 10:25 PM   #129 
  - K & R  Le Taz Hot   Jun-30-11 04:22 AM   #93 
  - Kicked and strongly recommended,  woo me with science   Jun-30-11 09:48 AM   # 
  - Of course not..  Peacetrain   Jun-30-11 09:48 AM   #97 
  - One day the Washington Generals will win!  RandiFan1290   Jun-30-11 10:26 AM   #102 
  - Apart from the SCOTUS nominees  hifiguy   Jun-30-11 11:07 AM   #106 
  - Expanding free trade is akin to hammer down the nails on America's coffin.  erickregger   Jun-30-11 11:17 AM   #109 
  - If he agrees to any cuts in the social safety net, he'll be out 'n' proud.  kenny blankenship   Jun-30-11 12:07 PM   #116 
  - Very good points. The labor part illustrates it well  suffragette   Jun-30-11 01:04 PM   #118 
  - Excellent post, suffragette.  sabrina 1   Jun-30-11 03:28 PM   #122 
     - And his Commerce Secretary pick has also come out in favor of management  suffragette   Jun-30-11 08:40 PM   #123 
        - Thank you for this post, suffragette.  sabrina 1   Jul-01-11 03:26 PM   #140 
  - Well I do not believe he is naive or stupid  alarimer   Jun-30-11 08:49 PM   #124 
  - Give me the name of one Republican presidential candidate who agrees with you.  ClarkUSA   Jun-30-11 10:52 PM   #131 
  - The disconnect is really hilarious...  JuniperLea   Jul-01-11 01:30 PM   #137 
  - Republicans run a tight ship,  NobodyInParticular   Jul-01-11 02:13 PM   #139 
  - I saw it all last November  Bryn   Jun-30-11 11:52 PM   #133 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-01-11 10:51 AM   #135 
  - K&R n/t  Mimosa   Jul-01-11 03:44 PM   #142 
 

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