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28. The fact that Obama is now going to support the war pigs by punishing grandma is
sociopathic.

That fact that he refuses to put the war and killing on the table is pathetic.

It tells me he stands for the opposite things that I do.

Kick! Thanks for the post!

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  -God Damn. Just God Damn... cherokeeprogressive  Jul-16-11 09:52 PM   #0 
  - k/r  emilyg   Jul-16-11 09:53 PM   #1 
  - My dear cherokeeprogressive...  CaliforniaPeggy   Jul-16-11 09:57 PM   #2 
  - stripped, trashed, burned out hulk in ruins. n/t  Donnachaidh   Jul-16-11 10:06 PM   #3 
  - I thought I bought a Prius  Mendocino   Jul-17-11 10:55 AM   #43 
  - "...has an eight track..."  CrispyQ   Jul-17-11 11:21 AM   #46 
  - dont laugh too hard  SwampG8r   Jul-18-11 12:03 AM   #140 
     - I think I might have ridden in that car  Art_from_Ark   Jul-19-11 12:48 AM   #146 
  - Hmm?  YOHABLO   Jul-17-11 07:22 PM   #118 
  - War profiteers selling gas to American troops at $1000/gal in Afganistan under contract.  bjobotts   Jul-17-11 02:06 PM   #72 
     - This is where the spending cuts should be focused...not Medicare etc.  bjobotts   Jul-17-11 02:07 PM   #73 
        - The defense dept lost over $1.3 trillion yet refused to be audited?  bjobotts   Jul-17-11 02:09 PM   #75 
        - We could pay the mortgage for every American on just what the Pentagon "loses".  bjobotts   Jul-17-11 02:11 PM   #76 
        - THAT is illegal. Audits are required to protect the people's treasury. What dickhead is not doing  earcandle   Jul-17-11 02:59 PM   #86 
        - Congress gave Pentagon until 2017 to get its books in order.  Divernan   Jul-17-11 03:32 PM   #96 
           - Thanks for the info -- Important enough to be a separate OP -- !!  defendandprotect   Jul-17-11 09:03 PM   #123 
           - Just got to balance the bank statements and put transactions where they belong. What is hard about  earcandle   Jul-18-11 12:22 PM   #141 
           - That's 6 years, during which some very creative accouting will be done.  Prana69   Jul-19-11 12:11 AM   #144 
        - The missing money issue was buried forever on 9/11...  lib2DaBone   Jul-17-11 04:35 PM   #99 
           - Bulldung... the bank has copies of every transaction. I can rebuild a set of books from bank records  earcandle   Jul-18-11 12:23 PM   #142 
        - That's right - and if this prez wasn't in it up to his eyeballs just like the others...  polichick   Jul-17-11 02:31 PM   #80 
           - +1 -- and don't think we'll hear our "free press" raise any of those questions ... !!!  defendandprotect   Jul-17-11 09:04 PM   #125 
  - You and I won't see any returns on these mad crazy wars, but the  Cal33   Jul-17-11 03:15 PM   #92 
  - yep, it's stock standard "privatise the gains, socialise the losses" n/t  Prana69   Jul-19-11 12:15 AM   #145 
  - Yeah...otherwise known as a LEMON! n/t  Raksha   Jul-17-11 04:51 PM   #102 
  - A lemon. nt  emmadoggy   Jul-17-11 09:05 PM   #126 
  - You can start by changing the makeup of CONGRESS.  CakeGrrl   Jul-16-11 10:07 PM   #4 
  - And you act as if Obama is a figurehead and a powerless wimp.  Divernan   Jul-17-11 08:57 AM   #16 
  - That is their only defense of his actions.  Jakes Progress   Jul-17-11 10:38 AM   #40 
  - Sadly, he is neither powerless nor impotent - he's following his own agenda -  Divernan   Jul-17-11 02:57 PM   #85 
  - Obamas Bush-League World Is the Obama National Security Team a Pilotless Drone? By Tom Engelhardt  KoKo   Jul-17-11 10:50 AM   #41 
  - Chilling read - please post it as an OP  Divernan   Jul-17-11 03:23 PM   #95 
  - don't ya feel  whathappened   Jul-17-11 10:13 PM   #134 
  - Well said  MissDeeds   Jul-17-11 11:32 AM   #49 
  - It depends on the day of the week  liberation   Jul-17-11 01:28 PM   #62 
  - Geez just read the Constitution  treestar   Jul-17-11 01:37 PM   #66 
  - You are DEAD wrong. POTUS controls the State Dept. & foreign diplomacy.  Divernan   Jul-17-11 02:54 PM   #83 
     - Plus 1 million trillion  Caretha   Jul-17-11 09:18 PM   #127 
  - The facts are the facts... thanks for reminding us. Is this a do or die response for Obama, or is  earcandle   Jul-17-11 03:02 PM   #88 
  - He's spreading his Drone War beyond AlQaeda and headed for Northern Africa  Divernan   Jul-17-11 03:21 PM   #94 
  - Notice how US Troops are pulling out according to PLAN....  mcollier   Jul-17-11 10:08 PM   #133 
  - You do realize we have held the Congress for seriously like 65 out of 75 years or something?  TheKentuckian   Jul-17-11 09:18 AM   #20 
  - I'd venture a guess that if the President stepped up to the podium and said  cherokeeprogressive   Jul-17-11 09:38 AM   #24 
  - More Liberals in Congress so that...  onyourleft   Jul-17-11 09:39 AM   #25 
  - Can we really hope to  Enthusiast   Jul-17-11 10:24 AM   #35 
  - +1,000  freshwest   Jul-17-11 12:16 PM   #56 
  - Yeah, we should elect more Democrats  liberation   Jul-17-11 01:26 PM   #61 
  - Agreed!  earcandle   Jul-17-11 02:59 PM   #87 
  - NASA could have made MUCH better use of that money.  July16th-20th   Jul-16-11 10:08 PM   #5 
  - Lots of people think NASA and the space program are  pipi_k   Jul-17-11 09:40 AM   #26 
  - I remember when they would cite  Enthusiast   Jul-17-11 10:29 AM   #38 
  - Tang!  proud2BlibKansan   Jul-17-11 10:52 AM   #42 
     - Sorry but Microwave ovens were not developed from the space program.  sce56   Jul-17-11 12:31 PM   #57 
        - "There's even some evidence to suggest that microwaving destroys the natural harmony in water"  liberation   Jul-17-11 01:31 PM   #63 
        - OK, so the space program didn't invent microwave ovens. And ...  The Big Vetolski   Jul-17-11 02:17 PM   #77 
        - Absolute fearmongering BS  DissedByBush   Jul-17-11 09:48 PM   #129 
  - No question  Enthusiast   Jul-17-11 10:25 AM   #36 
     - Trickle down blood.  Altoid_Cyclist   Jul-17-11 12:45 PM   #58 
        - Thanks! nt  Enthusiast   Jul-17-11 05:19 PM   #106 
  - Fuckin' - A!  FirstLight   Jul-16-11 10:08 PM   #6 
  - k & r  girl gone mad   Jul-16-11 10:13 PM   #7 
  - War is a drain on the country's time, treasure and talent.  Melissa G   Jul-16-11 10:25 PM   #8 
  - Problem with that is the only place hiring is the army  NNN0LHI   Jul-16-11 10:26 PM   #9 
  - Between privatization of military functions & our failed economy, there's backup to enlist  Divernan   Jul-17-11 09:02 AM   #17 
  - Yes!! K&R  Desertrose   Jul-16-11 10:33 PM   #10 
  - Amen, brother!  pscot   Jul-16-11 10:50 PM   #11 
  - We're supposed to believe that it's keeping us safe  eleny   Jul-16-11 10:52 PM   #12 
  - Yeah, too bad it does the opposite.  krabigirl   Jul-17-11 05:30 PM   #109 
  - I'm pissed too  latebloomer   Jul-16-11 11:18 PM   #13 
  - Not only that - the only thing this war seems to be for is profit.  Initech   Jul-16-11 11:21 PM   #14 
  - That's what it's really all about. Pouring American tax dollars into corporate pockets.  Kablooie   Jul-17-11 01:42 AM   #15 
  - Exactly.......nt  Enthusiast   Jul-17-11 10:31 AM   #39 
  - This war?  liberation   Jul-17-11 01:35 PM   #64 
  - It's another part of the shock doctrine  XanaDUer   Jul-17-11 09:03 AM   #18 
  - Damn; Great Post! Recommend. n/t  NorthCarolina   Jul-17-11 09:08 AM   #19 
  - "Investment" is the new business-friendly term . What dividends, from war?  DirkGently   Jul-17-11 09:29 AM   #21 
  - Have congress initate the DRAFT, start showing the flag draped coffins  Yon_Yonson   Jul-17-11 09:32 AM   #22 
  - Our Money is being spent on wars, and tax cuts for the bankers and their owners...  midnight   Jul-17-11 09:36 AM   #23 
  - But but but it would cut into Shell's profits if they had to do their own  TBF   Jul-17-11 09:50 AM   #27 
  - The fact that Obama is now going to support the war pigs by punishing grandma is  grahamhgreen   Jul-17-11 09:53 AM   #28 
  - +1000 .nt  Hawkowl   Jul-17-11 10:26 AM   #37 
  - +1  Fearless   Jul-17-11 11:37 AM   #52 
  - Kicked and wholeheartedly Rec'd  Myrina   Jul-17-11 09:56 AM   #29 
  - There's no profit in humanity  Shadowflash   Jul-17-11 09:57 AM   #30 
  - "OUR MONEY IS BEING SPENT ON WAR"  Zorra   Jul-17-11 10:11 AM   #31 
  - We all agree with you  Arby   Jul-17-11 10:19 AM   #32 
  - Damn straight!  Enthusiast   Jul-17-11 10:20 AM   #33 
  - Depends on whose perspective you're asking from. Cheney's? YESSSS! Bush's? Yee-Haw! G.E.'s? Score!  WinkyDink   Jul-17-11 10:22 AM   #34 
  - They are spending about 60% of the discretionary budget on things that go boom  Jim_Shorts   Jul-17-11 11:10 AM   #44 
  - Change that isn't a campaign slogan. Amen to that.  Vinca   Jul-17-11 11:11 AM   #45 
  - I'm with you  humanityisfree   Jul-17-11 11:28 AM   #47 
  - The world is run by a class of criminally insane psychopaths. Get rid of that entire class  Beam Me Up   Jul-17-11 11:30 AM   #48 
  - Exactly. Cf. "Political Ponerology". nt  inna   Jul-17-11 01:03 PM   #60 
  - K&R  MissDeeds   Jul-17-11 11:33 AM   #50 
  - "It's time for change we can feel, touch, see, and benefit from." +10000  Fearless   Jul-17-11 11:36 AM   #51 
  - $2 billion a week on war and they're going after our Social Security next.  Chimichurri   Jul-17-11 11:52 AM   #53 
  - There is a return on our war investment.  Jakes Progress   Jul-17-11 12:02 PM   #54 
  - You can vent about it all you want, but it won't do you any good.  totodeinhere   Jul-17-11 12:06 PM   #55 
  - It isn't the lack of positive change from Obama that bothers me  tularetom   Jul-17-11 12:58 PM   #59 
  - K&R  amborin   Jul-17-11 01:36 PM   #65 
  - protests?  IcyPeas   Jul-17-11 01:42 PM   #67 
  - + 1,000  swilton   Jul-17-11 02:26 PM   #79 
     - I want one here in L.A. that I can attend. I wish it was nationwide  IcyPeas   Jul-17-11 06:54 PM   #115 
  - Noam Chomsky is right  roberto IS beto   Jul-17-11 01:53 PM   #68 
  - White House contact here:  IcyPeas   Jul-17-11 01:57 PM   #69 
  - 2 48" pipelines in Afghanistan, oil in Iraq and "protection"  Hubert Flottz   Jul-17-11 01:58 PM   #70 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-17-11 02:00 PM   #71 
  - October 6, 2011  swilton   Jul-17-11 02:09 PM   #74 
  - They have finally trained us not to question eternal war.  Orsino   Jul-17-11 02:20 PM   #78 
  - I cannot rec this thread enough  Taverner   Jul-17-11 02:34 PM   #81 
  - Rich people get richer. That's the only reason for war anyway. nt  valerief   Jul-17-11 02:42 PM   #82 
  - A rant one can be proud to repost!  earcandle   Jul-17-11 02:57 PM   #84 
  - The return is Negative Nada based on lives ruined, if you ask me  SaveAmerica   Jul-17-11 03:04 PM   #89 
  - And I agree with you 100%, we need to draft the demands and take them to our reps.  SaveAmerica   Jul-17-11 03:05 PM   #90 
  - War is a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed and now  L0oniX   Jul-17-11 03:09 PM   #91 
  - K/R I'm with you all the way, and I just have no hope  Autumn   Jul-17-11 03:18 PM   #93 
  - Killing things....its the "American Way"  OwnedByFerrets   Jul-17-11 04:08 PM   #97 
  - I desperately wish I COULD give you hope...  Guilded Lilly   Jul-17-11 04:16 PM   #98 
  - well said. nt  DesertFlower   Jul-17-11 04:42 PM   #100 
  - K & R Wow...just WOW!  Raksha   Jul-17-11 04:50 PM   #101 
  - A big K&R!!! n/t  proReality   Jul-17-11 05:07 PM   #103 
  - Well said and I agree! n/t  Paper Roses   Jul-17-11 05:14 PM   #104 
  - Yawn. n/t  Fire1   Jul-17-11 05:15 PM   #105 
  - ....  krabigirl   Jul-17-11 05:29 PM   #107 
  - Unintentionally, you've made the perfect post for this thread.  Forkboy   Jul-17-11 05:56 PM   #111 
  - K & R. This country has gone mad. Nt  krabigirl   Jul-17-11 05:30 PM   #108 
  - I rabidly share your anger.  HCE SuiGeneris   Jul-17-11 05:46 PM   #110 
  - We haven't always agreed on certain views and issues...  KansDem   Jul-17-11 06:17 PM   #112 
  - K & R K & R K & R K & R K & R K & R K & R K & R K & R K & R  democrank   Jul-17-11 06:20 PM   #113 
  - K&R n/t  DeSwiss   Jul-17-11 06:21 PM   #114 
  - What is it good for? Absolutely nothing  The Wizard   Jul-17-11 07:09 PM   #116 
  - Well said n/t  Taft_Bathtub   Jul-17-11 07:17 PM   #117 
  - K&R!  shanti   Jul-17-11 07:25 PM   #119 
  - This may make you want to vomit.  YOHABLO   Jul-17-11 07:41 PM   #120 
  - A Fox News link. How much did you get paid to post this?  Doctor_J   Jul-17-11 08:55 PM   #122 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-17-11 08:52 PM   #121 
  - put some thought into your own, you ditz  MrMickeysMom   Jul-17-11 09:59 PM   #132 
  - Hooked YOU like a fish though, didn't it.  cherokeeprogressive   Jul-17-11 10:17 PM   #136 
     - Uh, no that was the 200+ rec's  Doctor_J   Jul-18-11 06:31 PM   #143 
  - But, but, but...He got the Peace Prize! So he can't be a warmonger, right?  Creideiki   Jul-17-11 09:04 PM   #124 
  - Perpetual war/War Profiteers only do us harm, but they exist and it's ...  defendandprotect   Jul-17-11 09:22 PM   #128 
  - Ten Thousand, Gazillion RECs!!!  Plucketeer   Jul-17-11 09:55 PM   #130 
  - Not a thing I'd disagree with... but if we want change...  MrMickeysMom   Jul-17-11 09:56 PM   #131 
  - "How do we get people to vote so that we can have something or someone who we can believe in?"  cherokeeprogressive   Jul-17-11 10:15 PM   #135 
     - If we did that... it couldn't stop there...  MrMickeysMom   Jul-17-11 10:25 PM   #137 
        - Concur. n/t  cherokeeprogressive   Jul-17-11 10:31 PM   #138 
  - KICKETY KIK SINCE IM TOO LATE TO RECC  StarsInHerHair   Jul-17-11 11:13 PM   #139 
 

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