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closeupready Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-27-11 02:34 PM
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14. Cynical. I understand that he has to balance decisions
between various parties demanding accommodation, but it still seems like he's folded on every issue far too early and compromised too much.

I'm really not focused on him anymore, and think we should focus on Congress instead - or, primarily. :shrug:
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  -What do you feel about President Obama? quinnox  Sep-27-11 02:22 PM   #0 
  - The same, unfortunately  TeamsterDem   Sep-27-11 02:25 PM   #1 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-27-11 03:41 PM   #57 
  - "There's the guy that flushed this country's last chance down the crapper!"  FiveGoodMen   Sep-27-11 02:25 PM   #2 
  - +1  LWolf   Sep-27-11 07:55 PM   #75 
  - I wonder who is going to run in 2016, and how  Autumn   Sep-27-11 02:26 PM   #3 
  - Not an academic!! Not a lawyer! Not a Senator!!  Peregrine Took   Sep-27-11 03:04 PM   #43 
     - I'm with you on that.  Autumn   Sep-27-11 03:07 PM   #49 
     - Yes, let's get us an old career insider! With lots of favors to pay back!  TheWraith   Sep-27-11 05:08 PM   #68 
        - Thank you...I feel better!  classof56   Sep-27-11 05:36 PM   #71 
  - I feel his accomplishments have not been touted loudly enough while his failures are  WI_DEM   Sep-27-11 02:27 PM   #4 
  - Here come "the list"  donheld   Sep-27-11 02:29 PM   #6 
  - What list?  WI_DEM   Sep-27-11 02:30 PM   #9 
  - Here's some links to some LISTS  Tx4obama   Sep-27-11 10:59 PM   #78 
  - Maybe when you start actually reading it, you'll understand why.  TheWraith   Sep-27-11 02:31 PM   #10 
  - Maybe when JOBS is added to the list it will be worth reading.  donheld   Sep-27-11 02:43 PM   #24 
     - Repeating the old falsehood about Geithner working at Goldman Sachs?  TheWraith   Sep-27-11 06:43 PM   #72 
        - That's bullshit and you know it.  donheld   Sep-27-11 10:52 PM   #76 
           - What, that Geithner never worked at Goldman Sachs? Sorry, it's a matter of public record.  TheWraith   Sep-28-11 08:52 PM   #80 
           - Tim Geithner never worked for Goldman Sachs.  Starbucks Anarchist   Sep-28-11 09:42 PM   #82 
  - Oh, GOD! Not the LIST!!!! Now that is a fascinating document. ZZZZZZZZZ  Peregrine Took   Sep-27-11 03:04 PM   #44 
  - Which LIST? There are several really good ones out there ya know :)  Tx4obama   Sep-27-11 11:01 PM   #79 
  - Yup. lol! Followed by screams of PRIMARY HIM!  HappyMe   Sep-27-11 04:05 PM   #61 
  - His second term  oldlib   Sep-27-11 02:33 PM   #11 
  - He does have great potential if he'd just break of his affair with Goldman Sachs.  donheld   Sep-27-11 02:44 PM   #25 
  - Learn to live with disappointment. nt  RaleighNCDUer   Sep-27-11 03:38 PM   #56 
  - I recently heard that from a friend  loyalsister   Sep-27-11 02:34 PM   #15 
  - Just another ambitious pro politician maintaining the status quo.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Sep-27-11 02:29 PM   #5 
  - yep  griffi94   Sep-27-11 02:37 PM   #16 
  - I feel just fine, thanks for asking.  classof56   Sep-27-11 02:29 PM   #7 
  - I don't "feel" anything about him - he's not a friend or family member.  TBF   Sep-27-11 02:29 PM   #8 
  - Being president must suck  loyalsister   Sep-27-11 02:33 PM   #12 
  - I see a man who came into office  cloudbase   Sep-27-11 02:33 PM   #13 
  - Cynical. I understand that he has to balance decisions  closeupready   Sep-27-11 02:34 PM   #14 
  - I feel like he's covered in the shit  Ineeda   Sep-27-11 02:37 PM   #17 
  - I feel we are fortunate to have such a strong person as President  Whisp   Sep-27-11 02:37 PM   #18 
  - I feel the country is under good leadership with PBO's working for the people.  jaxx   Sep-27-11 02:38 PM   #19 
  - I take B vitamins for a reliable afternoon "pick me up".... eom  Kolesar   Sep-27-11 02:38 PM   #20 
  - Same way I feel about all who oppose equal marriage rights.  Bluenorthwest   Sep-27-11 02:39 PM   #21 
  - How do I feel? I felt better until you began bashing our President  Tippy   Sep-27-11 02:41 PM   #22 
  - oh give me a break  quinnox   Sep-27-11 02:43 PM   #23 
     - I notice when I see people like you attacked for what you are saying that  county worker   Sep-27-11 03:00 PM   #38 
     - Its hard for me not to come to the same  quinnox   Sep-27-11 03:01 PM   #39 
     - Oh you basher you. When it comes to Obama  Autumn   Sep-27-11 03:03 PM   #42 
  - I want him re-elected but I feel he has lied and betrayed us and is doing it again  county worker   Sep-27-11 02:46 PM   #26 
  - thanks for that  quinnox   Sep-27-11 02:47 PM   #27 
  - I feel pretty much the same. I'll vote for him, but I'm having a hard time working up  Arkansas Granny   Sep-27-11 02:53 PM   #33 
  - I feel like unreccing this post.  MineralMan   Sep-27-11 02:48 PM   #28 
  - that would be routine  quinnox   Sep-27-11 02:49 PM   #30 
     - Your expectations are unwarranted. When I unrec a post  MineralMan   Sep-27-11 02:55 PM   #35 
  - I would rather answer someone asking me how will I feel when the GOP win all branches,  FrenchieCat   Sep-27-11 02:49 PM   #29 
  - great, lol, so now I'm a liberal poseur  quinnox   Sep-27-11 02:54 PM   #34 
  - I don't believe anyone suggested anything of the sort.  MineralMan   Sep-27-11 02:58 PM   #36 
  - The outcome of Election 2012 is what is important.  FrenchieCat   Sep-27-11 03:17 PM   #50 
  - i don't understand  shanti   Sep-27-11 03:53 PM   #60 
  - I think he will be (yawn) re-elected but 'have absolutely no coat tails and will  Peregrine Took   Sep-27-11 03:07 PM   #48 
     - If you say it enough times,  FrenchieCat   Sep-27-11 03:19 PM   #51 
  - Essentially the same  deutsey   Sep-27-11 02:49 PM   #31 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-27-11 02:52 PM   #32 
  - Nice...but no, thanks.  MineralMan   Sep-27-11 02:59 PM   #37 
  - yeah. I would have liked to have seen you manage the currency collapse of 2009  Kolesar   Sep-27-11 03:01 PM   #40 
  - yea, well I wasn't the one elected the president, bub  quinnox   Sep-27-11 03:03 PM   #41 
     - You are correct in that.  MineralMan   Sep-27-11 03:06 PM   #45 
     - Or hired to build space rockets...eom  Kolesar   Sep-27-11 03:06 PM   #46 
  - I am torn between two opposing ideas...  kentuck   Sep-27-11 03:07 PM   #47 
  - I do not listen to him any more and I sincerely wish there was a Primary challenger to him  ThomWV   Sep-27-11 03:25 PM   #52 
  - Yeah, I think I'll just un-rec too.  Sheepshank   Sep-27-11 03:25 PM   #53 
  - A lot of things come to mind, but the one most often is  Blue_Tires   Sep-27-11 03:30 PM   #54 
  - I share that one with you.  MineralMan   Sep-27-11 03:35 PM   #55 
  - Personal feelings about elected officials would be folly.  Starry Messenger   Sep-27-11 03:44 PM   #58 
  - President Obama is in campaign mode now  Angry Dragon   Sep-27-11 03:49 PM   #59 
  - I appreciate that he apparently found a spine  customerserviceguy   Sep-27-11 04:44 PM   #62 
  - Truly sad that our country has come to this  MadHound   Sep-27-11 04:47 PM   #63 
  - He could have "Lit a Fire"...Instead, he threw away the lighter !  RagAss   Sep-27-11 04:54 PM   #64 
  - "He is there, and he will do his usual thing." That pretty-much sums it up.  Poll_Blind   Sep-27-11 05:00 PM   #65 
  - I feel the same way I did about him before the 2008 primary  auntpurl   Sep-27-11 05:05 PM   #66 
  - I wish he would start using Democratic messages instead of repeating Republican ones  eridani   Sep-27-11 05:07 PM   #67 
  - When I see him on the news? I switch the station...  joeybee12   Sep-27-11 05:09 PM   #69 
  - Not much any more. What a disappointment.  Paper Roses   Sep-27-11 05:21 PM   #70 
  - To say I'm unenthusiastic is an understatment  Raine   Sep-27-11 07:42 PM   #73 
  - He is a neo-liberal, and therefore bad for the party and the nation.  LWolf   Sep-27-11 07:53 PM   #74 
  - It is threads like this one that make us cheerleaders want to cheer even louder/more for Obama!  Tx4obama   Sep-27-11 10:57 PM   #77 
  - I think that he is a good President that is facing a determined, corrupt  bluestate10   Sep-28-11 09:01 PM   #81 
 

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