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craigmatic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-25-11 10:15 PM
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52. Yeah making the speech was a waste of time. It would've been more effective
if he just came out and blamed everything on the republicans.
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  -Ahem, speech sucked. Bonobo  Jul-25-11 08:16 PM   #0 
  - I guess you wanted him to snipe or invoke the 14th  oviedodem   Jul-25-11 08:17 PM   #1 
  - No, we wanted him to fight  Ken Burch   Jul-25-11 10:07 PM   #44 
  - Is it just me, or did the last few minutes sound like Jindal's  MannyGoldstein   Jul-25-11 08:17 PM   #2 
  - Social Security contributes NOTHING to the debt! Why does he keep it on the table in this?  SugarShack   Jul-25-11 08:29 PM   #22 
  - Because he wants our 'entitlement' programs to reduce the deficit and he has said so in the past,  SammyWinstonJack   Jul-25-11 08:39 PM   #25 
  - Because you have to sell new debt to pay the bonds off.  dkf   Jul-25-11 10:36 PM   #53 
  - It's just you.  blue neen   Jul-25-11 09:32 PM   #42 
  - The only thing that sucks more is that he even HAD to give that speech.  muntrv   Jul-25-11 08:17 PM   #3 
  - Thank you. Reality strikes. Why does the Dem Prez always suck,  babylonsister   Jul-25-11 08:19 PM   #9 
  - Repigs suck. Stop appeasing them, Mr. President. n/t  SusanaMontana41   Jul-25-11 08:25 PM   #17 
  - Bingo  Armstead   Jul-25-11 08:42 PM   #30 
  - The Dem Prez sucks when he doesn't FIGHT  Ken Burch   Jul-25-11 10:12 PM   #48 
  - Agreed  Lilyeye   Jul-25-11 08:19 PM   #11 
  - * infinity  mfcorey1   Jul-25-11 08:24 PM   #16 
  - I thought it rather scathing on the repubs who block everything.  uppityperson   Jul-25-11 08:17 PM   # 
  - According to the President a very small minority of Republicans  Armstead   Jul-25-11 08:43 PM   #31 
  - Disagree  Joe the Revelator   Jul-25-11 08:17 PM   #4 
  - Uh - no  GoneOffShore   Jul-25-11 08:17 PM   #5 
  - He's still expecting the TEABAGGERS to compromise!  in_cog_ni_to   Jul-25-11 08:18 PM   #6 
  - Charlie Brown just KNOWS that someday Lucy won't pull the football away  PurityOfEssence   Jul-25-11 09:25 PM   #40 
     - That's exactly what this is like! n/t  in_cog_ni_to   Jul-25-11 10:06 PM   #43 
  - I disagree. I really think he explained it better and hit home to many. n/t  michaz   Jul-25-11 08:18 PM   #7 
  - Yep!!! It sucked!!! I don't believe his position. No balance on backs of us. If so, give me my  glowing   Jul-25-11 08:19 PM   #8 
  - +1000!  SammyWinstonJack   Jul-25-11 08:41 PM   #28 
  - Wrong. nt  babylonsister   Jul-25-11 08:19 PM   #10 
  - Yup. That looked weak. (nt)  oxymoron   Jul-25-11 08:20 PM   #12 
  - Speak for yourself. n/t  NYC Liberal   Jul-25-11 08:21 PM   #13 
  - What does he want now?  earthside   Jul-25-11 08:22 PM   #14 
  - Exactly  Broderick   Jul-25-11 08:45 PM   #32 
  - he went back to his 4 Trillion dollar shared sacrifice idea as his 1st choice  kenny blankenship   Jul-25-11 09:03 PM   #37 
  - The speech was sound, laid out a case, but left room for reasonable compromise. nt  bluestate10   Jul-25-11 08:23 PM   #15 
  - "compromise"  Raine   Jul-25-11 08:27 PM   #18 
  - I thought it was a good speech. Just don't know what more being reasonable will accomplish.  kenny blankenship   Jul-25-11 08:28 PM   #19 
  - "Call your representative and tell him to COMPROMISE"!  Bluebear   Jul-25-11 08:28 PM   #20 
  - Uh I don't think so  Raine   Jul-25-11 08:47 PM   #33 
  - TN's stupid congressional district?  tnlefty   Jul-25-11 10:37 PM   #54 
  - 80% of Americans agree with that approach. It was the speech he needed to give  Motown_Johnny   Jul-25-11 08:28 PM   #21 
  - Obama -- still waiting for that Kumbaya moment.  AngryOldDem   Jul-25-11 08:32 PM   #23 
  - Hillary would be exactly the same. She never fought for the people either.  Ken Burch   Jul-25-11 10:14 PM   #50 
  - I thought it started strong, talked about the surplus and how W fucked it up  smoochpooch   Jul-25-11 08:35 PM   #24 
  - He looked he was joking or something.  KoKo   Jul-25-11 08:39 PM   #26 
  - ?  senseandsensibility   Jul-25-11 08:42 PM   #29 
  - He had an undertaker's smile on the whole time. Trying to look inoffensive, not angry @ his enemies.  kenny blankenship   Jul-25-11 08:50 PM   #36 
  - He didn't look he was acting or something...joking kind of was weird..  KoKo   Jul-25-11 09:13 PM   #39 
  - what? Not to me.  uppityperson   Jul-25-11 08:48 PM   #34 
  - He said nothing new. It was a waste of time.  Synicus Maximus   Jul-25-11 08:40 PM   #27 
  - Yeah I want my 15 minutes back.  Raine   Jul-25-11 08:49 PM   #35 
     - I'm glad i didn't waste my 15 minutes  sunflowerseed   Jul-25-11 09:04 PM   #38 
        - i'm sure you didn't  spanone   Jul-25-11 09:27 PM   #41 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-25-11 10:08 PM   #45 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-25-11 10:08 PM   #46 
  - Ahem. Zero recs. lol n/t  LoZoccolo   Jul-25-11 10:09 PM   #47 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-25-11 10:13 PM   #49 
     - Indeed, my avatar used to spell out  LoZoccolo   Jul-25-11 10:15 PM   #51 
  - Yeah making the speech was a waste of time. It would've been more effective  craigmatic   Jul-25-11 10:15 PM   #52 

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