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roguevalley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-19-11 05:29 PM
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46. his goal is re-election. Alienating even one vote is something he
won't do. and consider ... he hasn't lifted a finger for the poor and he's using the safety net as part of his strategy to appease everyone on everything while getting nothing for nobody. HE DOESN'T CARE! I am taking him on his word. If he cared, he would speak. But since election, everything has been put through the re-election prism and what might hurt a legacy or a re-election has been bypassed or ignored.

Truly, take him at his word.
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  -When is Obama going to condemn the sickening police brutality against peaceful protesters? peacebird  Nov-19-11 03:00 PM   #0 
  - I don't believe that he will.  Blue_In_AK   Nov-19-11 03:02 PM   #1 
  - He is supporting his base...  Fumesucker   Nov-19-11 03:04 PM   #8 
  - hoisted on his petard. nt  awoke_in_2003   Nov-19-11 04:13 PM   #33 
  - Maybe he will on the 12th of never: is there even a part of his base the President not  indepat   Nov-19-11 03:08 PM   #11 
  - You're not sure you understand his rationale?  lbrtbell   Nov-19-11 04:10 PM   #32 
  - His rationale? He doesn't support *US*, he supports his corporate "constituents". (NT)  Tesha   Nov-19-11 04:42 PM   #38 
  - his goal is re-election. Alienating even one vote is something he  roguevalley   Nov-19-11 05:29 PM   #46 
  - Don't hold your breath. n/t  QC   Nov-19-11 03:03 PM   #2 
  - He did so a long time ago. So the question is really mute.  L. Coyote   Nov-20-11 11:03 AM   #64 
  - after a number of conservatives condemn it first  Enrique   Nov-19-11 03:03 PM   #3 
  - The Egyptian junta did about an hour ago.  EFerrari   Nov-19-11 03:04 PM   #6 
  - I don't know if he's seeing any of what we are - or the sheer  gateley   Nov-19-11 03:03 PM   #4 
  - Haha! That's a joke, right?  tblue   Nov-19-11 03:31 PM   #23 
  - words matter.  piratefish08   Nov-19-11 03:04 PM   #5 
  - "These are human rights. And the United States will stand up for them everywhere"  chill_wind   Nov-19-11 03:10 PM   #13 
  - ~lol  CrispyQ   Nov-20-11 10:52 AM   #62 
  - I added that to Joe Biden's birthday card in the message.  shraby   Nov-19-11 03:21 PM   #18 
     - Oh now that's freaking brilliant.  tblue   Nov-19-11 03:32 PM   #24 
  - He's not going to take a side until he finds out which side wins.  Poll_Blind   Nov-19-11 03:04 PM   #7 
  - +1  QC   Nov-19-11 06:51 PM   #49 
  - When. Pigs. Fly.  gkhouston   Nov-19-11 03:06 PM   #9 
  - Actually, the thought of launching a squadron of helium-filled porcine balloons...  Tesha   Nov-19-11 04:51 PM   #42 
  - He serves the 1%. So never.  begin_within   Nov-19-11 03:07 PM   #10 
  - He did.  Rex   Nov-19-11 03:09 PM   #12 
  - Tut, tut -- those aren't BIG BLUE LINKS  Cherchez la Femme   Nov-19-11 04:47 PM   #40 
  - Pay to play, baby.  MannyGoldstein   Nov-19-11 03:18 PM   #14 
  - The first time a cop beats up a banker  saras   Nov-19-11 03:19 PM   #15 
  - LOL! True.  tblue   Nov-19-11 03:32 PM   #25 
  - Sure as hell isn't funny IMO.  lonestarnot   Nov-19-11 11:26 PM   #58 
  - Sadly, that may be the answer .  lonestarnot   Nov-19-11 11:25 PM   #57 
  - Didn't I hear a couple of days ago  MedleyMisty   Nov-19-11 03:20 PM   #16 
  - You heard correctly. From the AP: Obama: Cities must make own decisions on protests  Poll_Blind   Nov-19-11 03:29 PM   #21 
     - Imagine if LBJ would have said such a thing...  awoke_in_2003   Nov-19-11 04:17 PM   #34 
  - I am incapable of believe that he will.  Quartermass   Nov-19-11 03:20 PM   #17 
  - Chomsky said this years ago...  Ichingcarpenter   Nov-19-11 03:26 PM   #19 
  - Saving that pic!  tblue   Nov-19-11 03:34 PM   #27 
  - My petition  Dragonbreathp9d   Nov-19-11 03:27 PM   #20 
  - If, and when, he thinks it will help his campaign.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Nov-19-11 03:30 PM   #22 
  - I wonder if he is scared to piss off the police unions.  Rex   Nov-19-11 03:32 PM   #26 
     - He couldn't give a damn about any union  tblue   Nov-19-11 03:37 PM   #29 
        - 2010 stung bad, those kind of wounds don't go away.  Rex   Nov-19-11 03:53 PM   #30 
        - +1000. nt  awoke_in_2003   Nov-19-11 04:19 PM   #35 
  - That's an easy question  Martin Eden   Nov-19-11 03:36 PM   #28 
  - about the same time...  awoke_in_2003   Nov-19-11 04:07 PM   #31 
  - When and if it is self-serving to win in 2012. nt  PufPuf23   Nov-19-11 04:22 PM   #36 
  - It's another one of those states' rights issues.  JoeyT   Nov-19-11 04:34 PM   #37 
  - Funny how states have the "right" to beat up citizens.  MindPilot   Nov-19-11 05:40 PM   #47 
  - he won't do that  Skittles   Nov-19-11 04:43 PM   #39 
  - Because he can't. Our government has been coopted  sabrina 1   Nov-19-11 04:51 PM   #41 
  - Yes, he could have stood up to those banksters.  fasttense   Nov-20-11 03:03 AM   #59 
  - He's waiting for us.  Orsino   Nov-19-11 04:54 PM   #43 
  - It's not like he can do anything anyway,  They_Live   Nov-19-11 05:12 PM   #44 
  - I don't think he will speak about it specifically  notadmblnd   Nov-19-11 05:14 PM   #45 
  - He doesn't have a Magic Wand!!!!  bvar22   Nov-19-11 06:51 PM   #48 
  - You never really loved Him! n/t  QC   Nov-19-11 06:53 PM   #50 
  - I kept looking for the 'sarcasm' tag.. Who knew the leader of the free world was as powerless as a  peacebird   Nov-19-11 07:27 PM   #53 
  - I give you about a 9.2..  Fumesucker   Nov-19-11 11:23 PM   #56 
     - Oh, Man!!!  bvar22   Nov-20-11 10:46 AM   #61 
  - Never - he's already condoned it  TorchTheWitch   Nov-19-11 07:07 PM   #51 
  - most likely, never, or wait, after the election. nt  krabigirl   Nov-19-11 07:12 PM   #52 
  - Yeah, right - as if his donors/owners would actually let him do that.  kath   Nov-19-11 11:08 PM   #54 
  - I can imagine the answer . . . . .  Stinky The Clown   Nov-19-11 11:21 PM   #55 
  - I posted about the Egypt thing and the tear gas being used on them coming from the US  MedleyMisty   Nov-20-11 03:14 AM   #60 
  - Obama's a tool. Just like most politicians. They have their own agenda & it isn't the People's.  CrispyQ   Nov-20-11 11:01 AM   #63 
  - Aaaaahahahaha!  progressoid   Nov-20-11 02:24 PM   #65 
  - Sigh, 18....  Itchinjim   Nov-20-11 02:29 PM   #66 

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