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Cali_Democrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-11-11 02:58 PM
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3. Obama probably thinks that approach is too confrontational
He wants to reach out to the GOP and build bridges even though they want to completely and utterly destroy him.
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  -Mr. President. It's not "those folks in Washington" that are the problem. It's THOSE REPUBLICANS Armstead  Aug-11-11 02:50 PM   #0 
  - Exactly, Sir, And He Should Say It: 'My Fellow Americans, Republicans In Congress Are Our Problem'  The Magistrate   Aug-11-11 02:53 PM   #1 
  - I would extend that to "those conservatives"  DJ13   Aug-11-11 02:54 PM   #2 
  - True but that's a seperate issue  Armstead   Aug-11-11 04:15 PM   #17 
  - Obama probably thinks that approach is too confrontational  Cali_Democrat   Aug-11-11 02:58 PM   #3 
  - He's trying to build bridges, while the GOP keeps blowing up the pylons  Armstead   Aug-11-11 04:58 PM   #24 
  - BO can not call out the 'Corporate Obstructionists' because he works for the same corporations  Vincardog   Aug-11-11 03:00 PM   #4 
  - That's a different matter. If the GOP wins we're all veal calves.  Armstead   Aug-11-11 04:13 PM   #15 
  - See the reall heart of the matter is that Obama is really one of those who  jimlup   Aug-11-11 03:00 PM   #5 
  - +1  Vincardog   Aug-11-11 03:01 PM   #6 
  - Milton Friedman and Ayn Rand are the modern gods for  hifiguy   Aug-11-11 03:09 PM   #9 
  - Thanks - I've been meaning to read "Shock Doctrine"  jimlup   Aug-11-11 03:39 PM   #13 
     - It is....Scary how on target it has become  Armstead   Aug-11-11 05:07 PM   #25 
  - You have a point. But (as I said above) if the GOP takes over we're all veal calves.  Armstead   Aug-11-11 04:14 PM   #16 
     - We have to put up with Obama in 2012  jimlup   Aug-11-11 05:59 PM   #28 
  - you might as well give up hoping for that. he's not going to do it. That's why we need a Democrat  Bill USA   Aug-11-11 03:04 PM   #7 
  - +1  Vincardog   Aug-12-11 12:37 PM   #35 
  - I'll agree with you complainers, he does do that a lot and should  okieinpain   Aug-11-11 03:06 PM   #8 
  - I agree with you  Armstead   Aug-11-11 03:12 PM   #10 
  - I dunno. Our party has been pretty problematic too, lately (nt)  Recursion   Aug-11-11 03:13 PM   #11 
  - some of you people have no idea how to run a NATIONAL campaign  scheming daemons   Aug-11-11 03:15 PM   #12 
  - Ooooooo Please forgive me for being so stupid. We are not worthy.  Armstead   Aug-11-11 04:12 PM   #14 
  - Harry Truman disagrees with you.  Ruby the Liberal   Aug-11-11 04:33 PM   #20 
  - It's also why the national discourse continuously moves rightward.  JoeyT   Aug-11-11 05:34 PM   #26 
  - The middle does not like gultess cowards with no values.  eridani   Aug-12-11 06:03 AM   #34 
  - I really don't get why he is so afraid of distinguishing the differences  Ruby the Liberal   Aug-11-11 04:28 PM   #18 
  - Plus 1 -- "vague notions" describes it perfectly  Armstead   Aug-11-11 04:56 PM   #23 
  - K&R. His Presidency is truly turning into a "Saturday Night Live" sketch.  bullwinkle428   Aug-11-11 04:32 PM   #19 
  - Sometimes I feel like we're just living in a Tom Tomorrow strip  Armstead   Aug-11-11 05:41 PM   #27 
  - though please add  DonCoquixote   Aug-11-11 04:42 PM   #21 
  - Note the difference with Boehner's response to this  Ruby the Liberal   Aug-11-11 04:52 PM   #22 
  - I don't know much about sports, but is it not a basic requirment  Bluenorthwest   Aug-11-11 06:39 PM   #29 
  - He is trtying to be the impartial referee rather than a team member or coach  Armstead   Aug-11-11 07:00 PM   #30 
  - What the fuck is WRONG with him?  Puglover   Aug-11-11 07:04 PM   #31 
  - Honestly, sometimes it seems thinks he can get elected by tossing the Democratic Party undercthe bus  Armstead   Aug-11-11 10:43 PM   #32 
  - Blue Dogs, Bought & paid for Dems, you don't consider that a problem?  donheld   Aug-11-11 11:44 PM   #33 

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