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Number23 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-18-11 08:00 PM
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73. What you're saying doesn't add up to what Maxine is saying
She does understand her constituency. Which is why she's asking them to "unleash" her. If her constituents wanted her to go after Obama, she wouldn't have to be asked to be "unleashed."

Her constituents don't want her going after Obama. They are angry at HER and at Congress. Obama's numbers have dropped in minority communities (which is perfectly normal) but he still enjoys pretty good to great support from minority communities.

The actions of this WH lost them the House in 2010

I'm always amazed when I see this line here. The reason so many voted for conservatives in 2010 is because they view this president as TOO LIBERAL. The idea from so many on DU that Obama's "conservative" practices is what lead to the loss of the House is beyond inane.

There are a billion articles printed either right before or right after the election that state time and time and time again that the American public (rightly or wrongly) views this president as TOO LIBERAL. My dear, THAT is why the Democrats lost the House in 2010.

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/plum-line/2011/01/why_...
http://www.forbes.com/sites/karlynbowman/2010/09/17/ame...

A more recent Rasmussen article shows that 57% of Americans view the president as "more liberal" than they are, while a whopping NINE PERCENT view him as more conservative (and I have NO DOUBT that every bit of that 9% comes from people reading way too much DU) http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics...

Teachers, eg, since I know that field, millions of them are now totally disgusted with his policies

You know "millions" of teachers??! Wow! That's really something.

Even on DU amongst teachers, there is a very wide variety of opinion on the president's policies. One of my favorite posters here was a teacher and I know several who don't even participate in the teaching threads because they were so disgusted with the way some of the teachers here conduct themselves and act as though they speak for everyone in the profession.

Yes, Obama's poll numbers do stink right now, but it's very interesting to note that they are still higher than Clinton's and Reagan's were at this time in their first terms. And we know that both of them went on to win second terms very handily.
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  -Anti-Obama Outrage Erupts at Congressional Black Caucus florida08  Aug-17-11 12:41 PM   #0 
  - What Rep. Waters said was just manipulative bullshit.  Lucky 13   Aug-17-11 12:44 PM   #1 
  - I think she means that  EC   Aug-17-11 12:47 PM   #6 
  - So let's treat him different because he's black?  tblue   Aug-17-11 01:01 PM   #12 
     - agree...and same here...  onpatrol98   Aug-17-11 10:23 PM   #54 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-18-11 01:22 PM   #71 
  - I think she nailed it. The CBC has been in a tough position.  EFerrari   Aug-17-11 01:13 PM   #20 
  - Grab a comfy wheel under the bus Maxine!  Bluebear   Aug-17-11 08:14 PM   #44 
  - The comments on this Fox News website are charming.  AtomicKitten   Aug-17-11 12:44 PM   #2 
  - With you, AKit,  elleng   Aug-17-11 10:18 PM   #52 
  - The Root reported that the Cong Black Caucus is approaching fed up w/ Obama's  amborin   Aug-18-11 02:43 AM   #58 
  - From Fox Nation...  EC   Aug-17-11 12:44 PM   #3 
  - no I try not to  florida08   Aug-17-11 12:52 PM   #8 
  - so I will put Maxine Waters in the corner of...  dennis4868   Aug-17-11 12:45 PM   #4 
  - Hey Obama fooled me too. He's not the first democrat to turn out to be a republican!!  B Calm   Aug-17-11 12:51 PM   #7 
  - that's bullshit...  dennis4868   Aug-17-11 01:07 PM   #15 
     - and I look for Obama to close down GITMO any day now. . .  B Calm   Aug-17-11 01:14 PM   #22 
     - As soon as Congress allows  polmaven   Aug-17-11 02:27 PM   #29 
        - Ha Ha. . . I'm sorry, but I can't help but laugh  B Calm   Aug-17-11 04:56 PM   #31 
           - You are aware, are you not,  polmaven   Aug-17-11 05:58 PM   #32 
              - And recall earlier this year signed another one that resumes operations  Obamanaut   Aug-17-11 06:37 PM   #35 
                 - Weeellll,  polmaven   Aug-17-11 06:57 PM   #36 
                    - It comes down to candidates will say stuff to get elected, and people  Obamanaut   Aug-17-11 07:55 PM   #39 
                       - Well, If you were not aware  polmaven   Aug-17-11 08:07 PM   #43 
                          - This list?  Obamanaut   Aug-17-11 08:33 PM   #47 
                             - If we give him  polmaven   Aug-17-11 08:53 PM   #48 
     - GOOD POST  Mr Dixon   Aug-17-11 02:01 PM   #26 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-17-11 07:12 PM   #37 
     - doubt that  shanti   Aug-17-11 09:22 PM   #50 
     - Right, and I'd be laughing if I weren't so sick,  elleng   Aug-17-11 10:22 PM   #53 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-17-11 12:54 PM   #9 
  - That's not what she's saying.  tblue   Aug-17-11 01:04 PM   #13 
  - and he's not your daddy...  dennis4868   Aug-17-11 01:11 PM   #19 
  - Then why is Obama blaming Congress, all of them. It was the  tsuki   Aug-17-11 11:11 PM   #56 
  - What Republican filibusters are you writing about? The fake pretend ones permitted by Democrats?  Better Believe It   Aug-18-11 10:58 AM   #67 
  - NOTHING IS STOPPING...  dennis4868   Aug-17-11 12:46 PM   #5 
  - You really think the CBC is not trying?  tblue   Aug-17-11 01:05 PM   #14 
     - well...  dennis4868   Aug-17-11 01:09 PM   #17 
  - I have no job and I feel very critical towards Obama too.  undeterred   Aug-17-11 12:58 PM   #10 
  - wow. racism alive an well in amurikkka n/t  bainz   Aug-17-11 01:00 PM   #11 
  - I wish the CBC had done this last summer. But it's great they're  EFerrari   Aug-17-11 01:09 PM   #16 
  - I've watched as many have cringed at this administration's behavior  me b zola   Aug-17-11 07:33 PM   #38 
     - Maybe he's totally on a course of his choosing. I give up trying to guess.  EFerrari   Aug-17-11 08:01 PM   #42 
        - I completely agree  me b zola   Aug-17-11 08:26 PM   #46 
  - link has been changed  florida08   Aug-17-11 01:10 PM   #18 
  - It works fine for me.  EFerrari   Aug-17-11 01:14 PM   #23 
     - hope it was MSNBC  florida08   Aug-17-11 02:10 PM   #27 
  - This is a serious crack within our Party ...  kentuck   Aug-17-11 01:14 PM   #21 
  - Hate to say this...  nc4bo   Aug-17-11 01:23 PM   #24 
  - This is some weird shit!  ProSense   Aug-17-11 01:29 PM   #25 
  - No, Maxine showed her respect for her constituents  EFerrari   Aug-17-11 02:25 PM   #28 
  - but very typical...didn't Obama ask US to hold him accountable?  noiretextatique   Aug-18-11 10:35 AM   #59 
     - It's her job to get with her coworkers and write laws  ecstatic   Aug-18-11 10:42 AM   #63 
     - she is trying to get his support for a jobs bill  noiretextatique   Aug-18-11 10:47 AM   #64 
     - That doesn't make sense  ecstatic   Aug-18-11 10:58 AM   #66 
     - What is your evidence that she isn't doing her job?  EFerrari   Aug-18-11 12:14 PM   #68 
     - Precisely.  EFerrari   Aug-18-11 12:19 PM   #69 
  - Ah now Maxine Waters gets the under the bus treatment  Bluebear   Aug-17-11 06:23 PM   #34 
  - Yeah, it is weird. The OP and that MSNBC anchor seem to be seeing something that isn't there  Number23   Aug-17-11 07:59 PM   #41 
  - I have the most utmost respect for the CBC  florida08   Aug-17-11 03:11 PM   #30 
  - Hold it, we allow dissent in our party?..... how AMERICAN of us  underpants   Aug-17-11 06:17 PM   #33 
  - Your headline doesn't appear to match the video  Number23   Aug-17-11 07:56 PM   #40 
  - I saw Maxine on TV today and she was angry.  sabrina 1   Aug-17-11 09:03 PM   #49 
  - Your post has nothing to do with mine  Number23   Aug-17-11 10:07 PM   #51 
     - He is losing support among minorities now.  sabrina 1   Aug-18-11 01:55 PM   #72 
        - What you're saying doesn't add up to what Maxine is saying  Number23   Aug-18-11 08:00 PM   #73 
           - To begin with, I said 'this is my field' not 'I know millions of teachers'  sabrina 1   Aug-19-11 02:45 AM   #74 
              - Such black and white thinking. And so much of it is wrong  Number23   Aug-19-11 07:57 PM   #75 
  - +1 nt  ecstatic   Aug-18-11 10:39 AM   #62 
  - I disagree with the no pressure thing...  and-justice-for-all   Aug-17-11 08:18 PM   #45 
  - His goals? top goal is  BeFree   Aug-17-11 11:06 PM   #55 
  - Clearly the CBC are uh hmm.  JoeyT   Aug-18-11 12:17 AM   #57 
  - Thx  uponit7771   Aug-18-11 10:37 AM   #60 
  - ********VERY MISLEADING OP TITLE********  uponit7771   Aug-18-11 10:37 AM   #61 
  - ********WHAT IF EVERYONE RESPONDED LIKE THIS?********  demmiblue   Aug-18-11 10:51 AM   #65 
  - Kudos to Maxine and the CBC.  bvar22   Aug-18-11 12:53 PM   #70 
 

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