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whatchamacallit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 11:27 AM
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I'm over him. Next...
During the Bush years I reached a point where the only way I could keep my sanity was to push him as far out of my consciousness as possible. Self preservation required I stop watching him, hearing him, caring... Sorry to say, I'm kinda there with Obama. Nobody's perfect and all of the democrats I've voted for have dropped the ball in one way or another, but none so completely that they earn the unfortunate non-entity status I usually reserve for republicans. I learned during the Bush administration that we are really on our own and self-reliance is key to survival. I'm taking my eggs out of Obama's basket and moving on.
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blogslut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 11:30 AM
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1. Okay
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Arkana Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 11:31 AM
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2. Mmmkay.
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Morning Dew Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 11:32 AM
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3. Alrighty, then.
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livetohike Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 11:36 AM
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5. See ya. Lots of patience there giving the President a little
over one year in office before you give up on him. I'm sure there are plenty of other forums you can go whine on, plenty of other Democratic candidates and office holders you can give up on.

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Bluebear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 11:42 AM
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7. Not for nothing, but what other job are you given "patience" when your term is more than 1/4 over?
Edited on Sun Mar-07-10 11:44 AM by Bluebear
He already said he will not prosecute terrorists. He supports firing union teachers. He comes out in favor of taxing health insurance plans. This doesn't take "patience", he has already announced these things.
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livetohike Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 02:30 PM
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45. Personally, I didn't expect him to be a liberal President and
I believe those who did expect that weren't listening during his campaign. He wasn't my first choice, but to expect Pres. Obama to suddenly turn liberal is ridiculous.
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sabrina 1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 03:45 PM
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53. How just expecting him to try to keep at least some of his
campaign promises? Like opposing mandated insurance, because in his opinion, 'it would require an enforcement mechanism and it would not be just to force people to buy something they cannot afford'??

For me, the only real difference between him and Hillary WAS his position on healthcare reform. She DID support Romneycare mandated insurance and that made up my mind.

So now, his only explanation for these major flip-flops is that his 'thinking has evolved'. Too bad for us but I would call it 'devolved thinking'.

So stop with the talking point that 'we knew what we were getting'. No, we did not. We thought we were getting a Democrat. We knew were getting a human being, we thought we were getting one that cared about the people who elected him, what we got is someone who caters to big business every chance he gets and who has basically told those who elected him to 'get lost' or 'grow up.

Someone who equates his Democratic Base with the radical rightwing of the Republican Party every chance he gets to show how 'bipartisan' he is. Someone who has allowed his COS to insult and demean and exclude those who put them where they are. NO! IF we had known this, in fact IF I had known who is cabinet was going to be, I would NEVER have supported him.

I learned one lesson though. Insist on knowing from all future presidential candidates, who they intend to appoint to their cabinet. If they refuse to reveal that or try to weasel out of it, I will not support them.

'We should have known'!! That really is the most inane talking point of the Obama apologists. If we were talking about a Republican, then it might apply, but we are talking about a Democrat.
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sendero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 12:32 PM
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31. This same lame..
... stupid argument over and over. Is that all you guys have got?

It's not the time, its the direction. If you are headed in the wrong direction time is not your friend.
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livetohike Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 02:27 PM
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43. Name one President in recent times - say the last 30 years
that has gone in the direction you expected in one year?
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Subdivisions Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 02:30 PM
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44. cheney. In less than a year he got things going EXACTLY in the
direction he wanted them to go.
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livetohike Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 02:31 PM
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46. So true. He's still trying to influence the direction today n/t
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LWolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 04:42 PM
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60. +1
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TexasObserver Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 11:41 AM
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6. thanks for sharing
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lamp_shade Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 11:43 AM
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8. You poor thing.
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Coyote_Bandit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 11:46 AM
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9. Ummmm......
I'm right there with you.

Not because of what Obama has/hasn't accomplished in his first year.

Rather it is because it has become clear that he is a corporatist rather than a progressive and has not fought for any progressive issues or reforms. There is no reason to expect that to change.

I, too, have quit listening to him. I do not trust what he says. The healthcare reform debate is proof that he is continually willing to reduce his demands and expectations - without getting anything in return. Other than serving his own political ambitions for position of course.

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cliffordu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 11:49 AM
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10. Well, Bless your heart.
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Little Star Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 11:50 AM
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11. I must admit that I am also having a hard time
when I see his picture or hear his voice. He had so much good will given to him and he is squandering it away. Sad.
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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 12:35 PM
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33. I watched a documentary on HBO not long ago about his campaign
I cried. How things have changed in a year. Wow.
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CakeGrrl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 11:51 AM
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12. Buh-bye!
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Bluebear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 11:52 AM
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14. What's that supposed to mean, the poster is supposed to leave?
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CakeGrrl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 12:21 PM
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28. Yeah, I totally have the power to make him or her do that!
:rofl:
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DevonRex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 11:51 AM
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13. Well, aren't you just special.
:freak:
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Peacetrain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 11:53 AM
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15. I am supposed to do what with this?
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jaxx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 12:16 PM
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25. File it.
Along with the many other concerned posts that have given up and are taking their footballs and going home. ;-)
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Individualist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 11:54 AM
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16. How DARE you express your opinion!
You MUST conform with the MDT!
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alcibiades_mystery Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 08:40 PM
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79. Yeesh
:eyes:

What drama.
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azmouse Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 11:55 AM
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17. Whatever.
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Tierra_y_Libertad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 11:55 AM
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18. How dare you hold a politician accountable?!! What do you think this is, a democracy?
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SidDithers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 11:55 AM
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19. So?...nt
Sid
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undeterred Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 11:57 AM
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20. I hear John Edwards' basket is empty
if you're looking for a place to put your eggs.
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Maru Kitteh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 03:31 PM
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48. Actually, eggs have been at the root of JE's problems as of late.
Well. An egg, anyway.
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undeterred Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 03:35 PM
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49. The John Edwards sex tape...
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saracat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 04:50 PM
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62. Ah the very useful Edwards deflection mazkes its appearance.
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glowing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 12:01 PM
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21. Yes.. There was so little that our politicians would do to try to stand up to the tyranny of Bush.
Now, with Obama, things are staying the same or getting worse.. build up in Afghanistan while we are throwing people out in the streets of America... WTF are we "protecting"? Certainly not the good life in America. Its a complete farce. AND when enough people don't believe in anymore, we will cease to exist as a nation... or at least as one that is supposedly Democratic. The right fringe is pissed off, middle America disenfranchised and wishing that the "hope" had manifested into reality. I feel myself turning off... Its all talk. The campaign sounded good... Compromise happened too fast. They should have started with Medicare for All if they weren't so corrupt and bought... Except for the teabaggers, this country would have supported this President completely. They should have regulated the banks right away.. and tax the everliving shit out of them.. and have more than Bernie Madoff sitting in a cell block.
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whatchamacallit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 12:18 PM
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26. Yep.
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WilliamPitt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 12:07 PM
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22. (facepalm)
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whatchamacallit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 12:28 PM
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29. Ha, sorry to disappoint
Maybe you can write a long, windy, essay about it. :eyes:
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Urban Prairie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 12:09 PM
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23. HUH?
Permanent hand-holding is what RWers accuse us of wanting, like that stupid woman on YouTube who said that President Obama was going to make her car and mortgage payments.

Your post suggests that.

Self-reliance has always been the key to survival.

I believe that there are those who need more help and longer assistance than others, but unless they are disabled, ill, aged or unfit to take care of themselves long-term, there has to be some point in time where they have to help to hoist their own petard.
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glowing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 12:31 PM
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30. Kind of hard to find the boot straps these days isn't it... Or do you blame individuals
for down-sizing or outsourcing their jobs, ie income, ie mortgage and car payments. I hold our politicians accountable... They have pursued the worst policies the last decades... This time, people were ready for real changes.
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Ikonoklast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 12:10 PM
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24. Cool story, bro.
I guess some of us are in it for the long haul, and refuse to give up easily.

Instant gratification seldom works in matters of great import, but good luck with that moving on thing.
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prolesunited Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 12:20 PM
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27. Question
What is it that you wanted him to do, say or accomplish? Please list specifics.
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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 12:33 PM
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32. Same here
I'm done.
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asdjrocky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 12:36 PM
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34. Agree or not (and I mostly do)
You are allowed an opinion. It's funny everyone here is on constant attack mode.

Some really lame responses.
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readmoreoften Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 12:36 PM
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35. Good for you! +1.
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cry baby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 12:38 PM
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36. Good luck on whichever basket you will choose for your eggs!
I only hope whichever basket you choose will not enable the repubs to gain the upper hand again.
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movonne Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 12:51 PM
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37. I wonder how you just move on...the only way I can see you moving
on is moving out...leaving this country is the only way of moving on...it is what it is and all we can do is fight and I would rather fight with a dem in control than a repug..
with a dem in control it will go a little slower and the repugs will kill this country faster..

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Bluebear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 01:40 PM
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42. A dem will kill the country slower than a republican? That's reassuring.
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galileoreloaded Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 12:54 PM
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38. toot toot. Look, the magical thinking train has ejected another passenger. Good thing that there are
millions left to carry on the work of...er...uh...(psst...what are we doing again?)

Oh yeah! Bombing the crap out of folks (still) and spending our collective money on cheap Chinese toys/trade agreements, and breaking the American social contract!!

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babylonsister Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 12:55 PM
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39. OK, see ya, don't let the door hit ya!
:fistbump:
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swilton Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 12:59 PM
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40. I'm there with you -
Can't even listen to him (or his lackeys) speak as eloquent as it may be.
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MineralMan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 01:17 PM
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41. Moving on to what, exactly? You've stated your dissatisfaction,
Edited on Sun Mar-07-10 01:19 PM by MineralMan
but you've not mentioned your plan. What will you suggest be done to fix things?

For that matter, what exactly are the issues that lead you to feel this way?

Without that information, this is just yet another whining, content-free post.
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bvar22 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 03:10 PM
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47. Wait...You CAN'T DO THAT!!!
If the Republicans get back in, they will:

*Expand the WARS

*Give Trillions of our children's money to Wall Street Bankers

*Increase Defense Spending

*Require EVERY American to buy invisible products from For Profit Corporations that manufacture NOTHING and produce NO Wealth.

*Throw GLBTs under the bus.

*Expand Faith Based Initiatives

*Defund Medicare

*Force "Entitlement Reforms" on the Middle Class

*Reauthorize the Patriot Act

*Protect the Bush War Criminals, War Profiteers, Torturers

*Keep giving contracts to mercenaries (Armed Private Contractors) to do our killing in Muslim Countries

*Expand Anti-LABOR FREE TRADE

*Tell Working Americans that they WILL compete with 3rde World Slave Labor for their jobs

*KILL EFCA (Employee Free Trade Act)

*Let Credit Card Corporations charge whatever interest they want

.
.
.
.
Oh Wait.
My Bad.
Never mind.
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Mari333 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 03:40 PM
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50. +1000000000000000 well said
the USA Titanic is sinking. the Dems are patching holes with cardboard and re arranging deck chairs.the Republicans would just blow it up.
either way, we drown.
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RandomThoughts Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 03:44 PM
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52. Don't forget the band playing on deck LOL
Edited on Sun Mar-07-10 04:23 PM by RandomThoughts
LOL Ok that's not really funny, but been laughing about that when people use the Titanic analogies.

Life is good though. And I disagree with the Titanic ship analogies.
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Mari333 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 03:45 PM
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54. I have taken up Fuck It Spirituality
Edited on Sun Mar-07-10 03:46 PM by Mari333
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Starry Messenger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 03:42 PM
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51. But our breath is fresher!
We taste great and are less filling!
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ProSense Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 03:48 PM
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55. That's OK.
Despite those who have given up on the President, he's making a lot of progress for Americans. He still has a lot of support. Yes. We. Can.

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FrenchieCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 04:02 PM
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56. But since you were never "with him", I'm not sure what this announcement is about?
:shrug:

whatchamacallit (1000+ posts) Tue Apr-14-09 07:39 AM
Original message
Pray you chose wisely, cuz once in office, they're just gonna do whatever the fuck they want
I'm starting to feel just as "steamrolled" by this administration as the last



whatchamacallit (1000+ posts) Tue Jun-23-09 08:37 AM
Original message
I'm leaving DU!



whatchamacallit (1000+ posts) Thu Dec-03-09 04:03 PM
Original message
I no longer have any faith in the US government
It has been captured by feudal lords. At this point I think we're pretty much on our own.

Have a nice day



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dionysus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 04:15 PM
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57. no shit. i love it when people who always loathed him, make these breathless declarations...
withdrawing teh support they never gave in the first place. it's so poutalicious...
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whatchamacallit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 04:16 PM
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58. Nice try
really deceptive too. The "I'm leaving DU" post you referenced, might it have been this one: http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...

I don't suppose you bothered to check if I ever made any pro Obama posts, did you? Very disappointing Frenchie...
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Bluebear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 04:17 PM
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59. Wow. Deceptive is a nice way to describe that.
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Starry Messenger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 04:47 PM
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61. Looks like Nancy Drew's aim is getting a little off. n/t
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bvar22 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 05:56 PM
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67. Deceptive AND twisted.
However, I have some compassion for the True Believers and Party Above Principle Loyalists.
I can't be easy following the Obama Parade through every twist, turn, reversal, and broken promise.

It is very difficult to cheer for "The Bill I sign MUST have a Public Option,"
and then turn around and cheer when he takes it out.

I wonder how many cases of political whiplash have turned up amongst the True Believers?
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MilesColtrane Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 05:39 PM
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63. By your partial use of the metaphor I assume you've heard never to put all of your eggs...
...in one basket. Yet...?

So, will you be sitting at home come the next election, or voting for some 3rd party?
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whatchamacallit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 05:54 PM
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66. Not sure yet
What's the point in voting if you no longer have a reasonable expectation that your votes will manifest change? Really.
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MilesColtrane Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 05:59 PM
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69. I'm a Democrat in Texas.
I know all about pointless voting.

Yet, I do it anyway, because it's my civic duty.
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whatchamacallit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 06:09 PM
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70. I get that but
it's a more important duty to not support the dismantling of the middle class, no matter which party is power.
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MilesColtrane Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 06:29 PM
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72. I still see the logic in voting for the slightly less bad option, versus sitting on the sidelines.
It keeps the patient (the country, the middle class, the Constitution) barely alive, hanging on a little longer. At least that way there's some time to try and affect change of our broken political system.

The Republicans just want to shoot the patient in the head and be done with it.
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madamesilverspurs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 05:52 PM
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64. So, you're thinking we're all going to follow you out the door?
'Scuze me while I guffaw.

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Puglover Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 06:10 PM
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71. Not for nothing but the
OP never said a word about "thinking we are all gonna follow him/her about the door." You often pull stuff out of your ass for your guffaws? :eyes:
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Mike 03 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 05:53 PM
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65.  This is one of those posts that makes me wish I had a Thousand Recommendations, not just one. NT,
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SidDithers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 05:56 PM
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68. To be balanced bhy my thousand unrecs...nt
Sid
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patrice Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 06:58 PM
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73. Is it possible that you are being pre-mature? What are you willing to sacrifice to "have things your
way"?

Surely you don't think it appropriate to demand perfect conformity with your vision of how things should be; something has to be given one way or another, right? What issues will you sacrifice to get whatever you think are the most important things for this President and Congress to accomplish?

Something else that would help some of us understand statements like the OP is: what is your personal commitment to change? What are you giving/doing to "make it happen"? And, however MUCH you are giving/doing, have you wondered ever if the problem is that you are not giving/doing what actually needs to be done? I do and that question makes me feel as though quitting is a cop out that consigns everyone to more suffering of one type or another, some small and some great suffering can be increased because something about reality refuses to conform with my vision for it and I am unable to humble myself to commit to "the small things" that i haven't even discovered yet, in order to change that.
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Number23 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 08:39 PM
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78. Really nice post, but you've put WAY too much thought into this OP
The damn OP didn't put this much thought into his OP and I'm sure that the 70 people who rec'd this idiocy didn't either.
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HipChick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 07:01 PM
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74. Yes, I want Bush back
and give him another 8yrs to fuck up the country..because I'm sure it will take just the 1yr to undo it all.. :sarcasm:
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AllentownJake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 08:52 PM
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84. 30 years
Edited on Sun Mar-07-10 08:53 PM by AllentownJake
Bush only did the coup de grace.

Every President since Reagan has been an absolute horror to America, and yes, with the financial de-regulation Bill Clinton earns to be in the crowd.

Barack had a chance to fix it, he listened to the Clinton team, the die has been cast, the lots have been picked, and the course has been laid.

There is no turning back where we are going.
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tavalon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 07:32 PM
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75. I've given up on expecting him to be a populist
and I know that his speeches are just pretty rhetoric. The thing is, I don't cringe when I hear him orate, with or without a teleprompter. He doesn't hurt my ears and as long as I don't believe a word he says, my spirit doesn't get hurt.
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Jester Messiah Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 08:35 PM
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76. Emo poster is emo. [nt]
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alcibiades_mystery Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 08:41 PM
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80. +1
:rofl:
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dem mba Donating Member (732 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 08:37 PM
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77. you learned we are all "really on our own"
as opposed to what? having the federal government take care of your wellbeing? your job? your dwelling? this is America jack, you're most definitely on your own here.

sorry if Obama didn't make all your dreams come true in his first year.
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mvd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 08:46 PM
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82. No, in America you aren't "on your own"
Obama should look out for Main Street and not Wall Street. While I'm definitely disappointed that the left has gotten little of what they want much less everything, I'm willing to give Obama a chance to learn from his mistakes.
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H2O Man Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 08:43 PM
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81. Oh.
Okay.
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AllentownJake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 08:50 PM
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83. Whether he was doing a decent job or not
This was over at the Supreme Court decision on campaign financing. Best bet is to prepare for a really bumpy 2-10 years as this shakes out.
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Chulanowa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 09:25 PM
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85. Don't let the door hit ya where mitosis split ya
I know you're just trolling for recs, but still.

Have a nice day!
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spanone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 09:31 PM
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86. pfffft
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Danger Mouse Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-07-10 09:40 PM
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87. We've decided to lock this.
It's not going to end well.

Not surprising, given its inflammatory nature.

Danger Mouse
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