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David Zephyr

(22,785 posts)
Sat Mar 23, 2013, 04:29 PM Mar 2013

Sometimes I have to pinch myself to still believe it is true.

And I still get so much joy just saying these words: President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.

Not a small thing, people. Thanks to all who worked and helped make it happen.

America is in very good hands and that bodes well for the world. Peace.

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Sometimes I have to pinch myself to still believe it is true. (Original Post) David Zephyr Mar 2013 OP
Simply the best longest Presidency since LBJ. And, amazingly, the best is yet to come. graham4anything Mar 2013 #1
"the best is yet to come" David Zephyr Mar 2013 #6
Me too. Zen Democrat Mar 2013 #2
(( )) blm Mar 2013 #3
Yea! David Zephyr Mar 2013 #5
A big YES to that! MarianJack Mar 2013 #4
Thanks for posting n/t joesdaughter Mar 2013 #7
When GWB went to other countries, they shuddered at the thought. Rex Mar 2013 #8
Here in Canada, and I think around the world in most democracies LiberalLovinLug Mar 2013 #59
Yes I've read Canada has it's brand of Tea Bagging idiots. Rex Mar 2013 #60
Yes, America is in good hands and Cha Mar 2013 #9
He is amazing and Duval Mar 2013 #10
I will have to heartily agree with you. Whisp Mar 2013 #11
Sometimes I have to pinch you to believe its true too! grantcart Mar 2013 #12
Post removed Post removed Mar 2013 #13
Forgive me if I don't forgive you. mac56 Mar 2013 #14
You don't have to rec.. one_voice Mar 2013 #15
Joe is not the president. n/t SylviaD Mar 2013 #16
But he is an one_voice Mar 2013 #19
G'bye!!! In_The_Wind Mar 2013 #22
Damn skippy! Aristus Mar 2013 #40
No dissin' Obama on my watch! In_The_Wind Mar 2013 #42
+1 n/t union_maid Mar 2013 #45
~ In_The_Wind Mar 2013 #46
~ sheshe2 Mar 2013 #49
+1 nt sheshe2 Mar 2013 #53
Good morning my dear friend sheshe2. In_The_Wind Mar 2013 #56
I agree with the other poster. You don't have to piss all over the thread. nomorenomore08 Mar 2013 #23
K&R sheshe2 Mar 2013 #17
^^^THIS!^^^ Aristus Mar 2013 #39
Yes! In_The_Wind Mar 2013 #43
Well, he didn't build it HIMSELF... rocktivity Mar 2013 #18
K&R nt stevenleser Mar 2013 #20
Love that picture k&r Little Star Mar 2013 #21
Now I ask you . . . Brigid Mar 2013 #24
America is far from in good hands tabasco Mar 2013 #25
Amen! Glitterati Mar 2013 #26
K&R freshwest Mar 2013 #27
K&R SunSeeker Mar 2013 #28
I'll make this as straight as I can. Bonobo Mar 2013 #29
It's simple, really Glitterati Mar 2013 #31
A lot of it is because of what emanates from the inside as well. nt Generation_Why Mar 2013 #37
Some people just cannot be positive about anything treestar Mar 2013 #52
I am positive about a lot of things. Bonobo Mar 2013 #54
How about Hollywood? treestar Mar 2013 #55
when i see things like that speech in Israel, when he signed the VAWA JI7 Mar 2013 #30
A very big K&R! Grateful for Hope Mar 2013 #32
Wish I could agree with you. blkmusclmachine Mar 2013 #33
Enthusiastic K&R. jazzimov Mar 2013 #34
Same here. Hekate Mar 2013 #35
I agree, I still get a thrill whenever I think of them being the First Couple! nt Raine Mar 2013 #36
I'm proud of my President. Generation_Why Mar 2013 #38
I truly do love that couple. cliffordu Mar 2013 #41
It's just so nice to have actual 'people' subject Mar 2013 #44
Well put! In_The_Wind Mar 2013 #47
K & R union_maid Mar 2013 #48
I second that emotion! nightscanner59 Mar 2013 #50
A person ideally suited to the job treestar Mar 2013 #51
Hi there sales team! just1voice Mar 2013 #57
Ok, so allow me 2 mention just 1 :) Amonester Mar 2013 #58

David Zephyr

(22,785 posts)
6. "the best is yet to come"
Sat Mar 23, 2013, 04:59 PM
Mar 2013

I agree...and that's really saying a lot because he has accomplished so much already and against such opposition.

 

Rex

(65,616 posts)
8. When GWB went to other countries, they shuddered at the thought.
Sat Mar 23, 2013, 05:11 PM
Mar 2013

When BHO goes to other countries, they scream and shout like he is a rockstar.

Like the saying goes - I'm loving it! More! More!

LiberalLovinLug

(14,164 posts)
59. Here in Canada, and I think around the world in most democracies
Sun Mar 24, 2013, 11:22 PM
Mar 2013

Any election he would be in he'd win in a landslide.
It boggles our minds how it could even be close down there.

We are jealous.. .especially since we have a Dubya wanna-be Con as our PM because of a split moderate-left vote.

 

Rex

(65,616 posts)
60. Yes I've read Canada has it's brand of Tea Bagging idiots.
Mon Mar 25, 2013, 01:33 AM
Mar 2013

I am sorry you have a Commander Bunny Pants right now. They are the worst leaders ever. I am just thankful enough of us voted him back into office and not Mitt Ritt Downsizer. We dodged a bullet with that one, I think he would have given GWB a run for the 'how fast can I destroy the country' award.

We lucked out, again. I hope we can hold on the WH for a long time.

Does Canada have the option of a vote of No Confidence like the UK does?



Cha

(296,761 posts)
9. Yes, America is in good hands and
Sat Mar 23, 2013, 05:29 PM
Mar 2013

it warms my heart that there are so many people who appreciate that, David.

 

Duval

(4,280 posts)
10. He is amazing and
Sat Mar 23, 2013, 05:38 PM
Mar 2013

I'm glad we worked so hard to get him re-elected. We can be proud that he is our President. We can also respond to his call to "make him" work for the changes we want by taking to the streets, as well as monetary support. And our Country needs "The People" to do this.

 

Whisp

(24,096 posts)
11. I will have to heartily agree with you.
Sat Mar 23, 2013, 05:41 PM
Mar 2013

this could not have happened at a better time for us. I am daily amazed at his inner strength and his ability to act grown up all the time. I guess it's not an act then.

and Michelle is great beyond words. I love her like a sister or good friend.

Response to David Zephyr (Original post)

mac56

(17,564 posts)
14. Forgive me if I don't forgive you.
Sat Mar 23, 2013, 05:58 PM
Mar 2013

Couldn't you have just let this thread be? Gone on to read a different one, or maybe started your own?

Sheesh.

one_voice

(20,043 posts)
15. You don't have to rec..
Sat Mar 23, 2013, 06:00 PM
Mar 2013

but your comment automatically kicks. While you're keeping your rec to yourself you could have kept your name calling to yourself too...Obama zombies? That's really cute with your avatar and your sig line courtesy of the biggest Obama Zombie.

Aristus

(66,275 posts)
40. Damn skippy!
Sun Mar 24, 2013, 03:09 AM
Mar 2013

Anyone who asserts that "Obama is just as bad as Bush!" automatically gets launched...

In_The_Wind

(72,300 posts)
56. Good morning my dear friend sheshe2.
Sun Mar 24, 2013, 09:31 AM
Mar 2013

I am really looking forward to sitting down for a very long chat with you. [img][/img]

nomorenomore08

(13,324 posts)
23. I agree with the other poster. You don't have to piss all over the thread.
Sat Mar 23, 2013, 06:14 PM
Mar 2013

Honestly, I am skeptical of the sometimes over-the-top Obama admiration/worship. But mostly I keep my mouth shut because I'd rather not be rude and insulting to fellow DUers.

Brigid

(17,621 posts)
24. Now I ask you . . .
Sat Mar 23, 2013, 06:23 PM
Mar 2013

Did we ever see any pics like this of Pickles and Chimpo? If we did, I know I never saw them.

 

tabasco

(22,974 posts)
25. America is far from in good hands
Sat Mar 23, 2013, 06:26 PM
Mar 2013

Crazy-ass republicans are barely in the minority and wield great power.

 

Glitterati

(3,182 posts)
26. Amen!
Sat Mar 23, 2013, 06:45 PM
Mar 2013

I don't agree with everything he does, but I am so very proud of him and our country for electing him, TWICE.

An amazing human being, who will one day be recognized for the greatness he brought at a time when this country needed his leadership.

I think we can all agree that part of what makes him great is that amazing, beautiful wife and those amazing young ladies he's so lucky to call his.

Bonobo

(29,257 posts)
29. I'll make this as straight as I can.
Sun Mar 24, 2013, 12:43 AM
Mar 2013

I don't give a damn if they are a good-looking, cute couple. They are. They indeed are.

Their skin glows with health and they surely love each other.

But... I don't give a damn about that in a president and a politician.

And I don't understand why anyone thinks that matters.

 

Glitterati

(3,182 posts)
31. It's simple, really
Sun Mar 24, 2013, 01:12 AM
Mar 2013

Someone who can invoke the kind of love, admiration and pride we see from them, is a very special human being.

Do you have any idea how hard it is to get a teenager and/or tween to genuinely LIKE an adult, and show pride and admiration for them in public?

I have a 17 yr. old who is giving me those looks today. But, I signed a note to buy her a car she fell in love with. Give her a few days, and outwardly, at least, I'll become the enemy again. LOL!


Bonobo

(29,257 posts)
54. I am positive about a lot of things.
Sun Mar 24, 2013, 09:21 AM
Mar 2013

Stupid fawning over people's good looks and public presentation of warmth and good feelings--especially in a politician -- is not one of them.

treestar

(82,383 posts)
55. How about Hollywood?
Sun Mar 24, 2013, 09:22 AM
Mar 2013

Do you dislike "stupid fawning" over their good looks?

Should good looking people never hear about it? It's not going to happen. So may as well not rain on this parade. I note you agree, and you could have kept it at that.

JI7

(89,239 posts)
30. when i see things like that speech in Israel, when he signed the VAWA
Sun Mar 24, 2013, 12:54 AM
Mar 2013

i still get that feeling . but even just knowing he is president makes me feel at peace, the type of feeling that was gone for 8 years with Bush.

cliffordu

(30,994 posts)
41. I truly do love that couple.
Sun Mar 24, 2013, 03:14 AM
Mar 2013

I really do.

They are everything I want this country to reach towards.

Excellence and love, excellence and love.

subject

(118 posts)
44. It's just so nice to have actual 'people'
Sun Mar 24, 2013, 08:11 AM
Mar 2013

in the white house. I'm 40 and I think this is the first time I've ever seen such sincere and honest affection between a flotus and a potus. In fact to some extent it has seemed to be some sort of taboo while in the white house. You can tell just by looking at their body language that it's the real thing. It warms my heart on several levels.

nightscanner59

(802 posts)
50. I second that emotion!
Sun Mar 24, 2013, 09:09 AM
Mar 2013

Shame on the level of disrespect the right wing has stooped to in order to paint our commander in chief in the worst possible light, especially FOX news. Love conquers hate! and we've proved that in the last two elections. We don't all have to agree with everything, and it's hard to see the Democratic party pulled so far right as it's been, but still ultimate respect, subservience and loyalty to our commander in chief!
We will not forget this time in history, ever.

treestar

(82,383 posts)
51. A person ideally suited to the job
Sun Mar 24, 2013, 09:10 AM
Mar 2013

A very good match. We are lucky there. Unlike Republicans, we have good candidate pools.

Amonester

(11,541 posts)
58. Ok, so allow me 2 mention just 1 :)
Sun Mar 24, 2013, 02:42 PM
Mar 2013

Can u imagine Rmoney & Anntoinette instead?

Like radioactive fumes all over already......

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