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PufPuf23

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50. POTUS Obama stated Obama'My Policies Are So Mainstream' I'd Be A 'Moderate Republican of the 1980s"
Sun Dec 23, 2012, 05:47 PM
Dec 2012

Obama On Charges Of Socialism: 'My Policies Are So Mainstream' I'd Be A 'Moderate Republican' In 1980s

President Barack Obama rejected the notion that his policies rang of socialism on Thursday, arguing that his platform was more similar to a "moderate Republican" of the 1980s and that most Americans realized that.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/14/obama-socialism_n_2300998.html

Most of the Nation's problems are the result of "Moderate Republican policies of the 1980s" compounded for the last 30 years.

Ok, then please tell me; Dyedinthewoolliberal Dec 2012 #1
Seize the assets of the rich, distribute them to the rest leftstreet Dec 2012 #2
+1,000,000,000,000 KansDem Dec 2012 #36
Why do you assume that our offers must start where Republicans are? woo me with science Dec 2012 #8
Why are you ProSense Dec 2012 #9
Why do you claim a "debt reduction plan" as a victory? woo me with science Dec 2012 #24
POTUS Obama stated Obama'My Policies Are So Mainstream' I'd Be A 'Moderate Republican of the 1980s" PufPuf23 Dec 2012 #50
You might have missed the small point that... TreasonousBastard Dec 2012 #34
Do you realize the Alice in Wonderland logic of that? woo me with science Dec 2012 #37
No. It is the reality based logic that it is the law... TreasonousBastard Dec 2012 #39
No deal is better than a bad deal....... socialist_n_TN Dec 2012 #59
Ok I hear what you, and several others, are saying Dyedinthewoolliberal Dec 2012 #60
Stop defending this garbage. woo me with science Dec 2012 #61
You have no solution. ProSense Dec 2012 #62
Exhibit A. nt woo me with science Dec 2012 #63
Shouldn't you be demanding that ProSense Dec 2012 #64
More mocking and contempt, and meanwhile... woo me with science Dec 2012 #65
More attempts to avoid dealing with reality: ProSense Dec 2012 #66
I HEAR YOU WOO ME Skittles Dec 2012 #69
Raise the taxes on income over $250,000. It's that simple. JDPriestly Dec 2012 #56
The Departments of Defense and Homeland Security come to mind. xtraxritical Dec 2012 #76
Are you panicking? ProSense Dec 2012 #3
I think Woo is being highly disingenuous - his chart (unsourced) coalition_unwilling Dec 2012 #5
Not only that, the ProSense Dec 2012 #6
That's nonsense. woo me with science Dec 2012 #11
Your claims have been debunked many times and in many threads, so I see coalition_unwilling Dec 2012 #13
No, they haven't. woo me with science Dec 2012 #15
Wait, you're ProSense Dec 2012 #16
Please. No large cuts to the military will happen. woo me with science Dec 2012 #40
Here: ProSense Dec 2012 #17
If we do nothing, we get triggered austerity. woo me with science Dec 2012 #41
"If we do nothing... ProSense Dec 2012 #42
Compare to Clinton? No, look at the whole package. woo me with science Dec 2012 #43
You mention taxes on the rich, and ProSense Dec 2012 #45
You are right, of course, "until we are honest about what we are being fed here" real AnotherMcIntosh Dec 2012 #21
You are right on and have wooed me with science and overwhelming logic. We have indepat Dec 2012 #68
Please point me to the official word that chained CPI is still not on the table MotherPetrie Dec 2012 #31
Here is your source Luminous Animal Dec 2012 #35
Yes you responded but you were wrong then and you're wrong now. byeya Dec 2012 #20
Nonsense. ProSense Dec 2012 #22
Austerity is the agenda item for both parties. It'll cause pain among workers but the untra wealthy byeya Dec 2012 #23
$425 billion in stimulus and ProSense Dec 2012 #27
Yes, It Is Panicking, It Is Realizing There Will Never, Ever Be The Cuts It's Been Predicting Since Skraxx Dec 2012 #72
Read a little Howard Zinn. It has always been thus. OffWithTheirHeads Dec 2012 #4
Well said. That's why we need to keep saying, "Look at the Offers." woo me with science Dec 2012 #14
. ProSense Dec 2012 #7
"Offers" don't equal signed legislation.... OldDem2012 Dec 2012 #10
Of course they don't. But they set the terms for the debate. woo me with science Dec 2012 #12
More attempts ProSense Dec 2012 #19
Look across the ocean: Austerity has brought recession to Spain and the UK. byeya Dec 2012 #18
Very important post. People in other nations have already seen how austerity kills. woo me with science Dec 2012 #44
Anybody calling themselves a Democrat JEB Dec 2012 #25
When you put it that way, woo me with science Dec 2012 #51
"The comfort of the rich depends upon an abundant supply of the poor." Voltaire Tierra_y_Libertad Dec 2012 #26
Marvelous quote. woo me with science Dec 2012 #49
And that is how good cop bad cop works. zeemike Dec 2012 #28
Yep. It will take unity and a willingness to woo me with science Dec 2012 #47
Your despair is noted. n/t backscatter712 Dec 2012 #29
Mocking "despair." Interesting that that's the new meme woo me with science Dec 2012 #46
Oh, is this the part where I flame back? backscatter712 Dec 2012 #48
Excuse me? I respond to *your* drive-by snark woo me with science Dec 2012 #54
Under Section 4 of the 14th Amendment the president has an independent constitutional obligation not byeya Dec 2012 #30
When Congress returns from holiday, Boehner ProSense Dec 2012 #32
The presidential election of 1912 sulphurdunn Dec 2012 #33
Socialists byeya Dec 2012 #38
Then I guess sulphurdunn Dec 2012 #70
"Austerity is damaging to economies and deadly to people" NoOneMan Dec 2012 #52
it's the product of the same good cop/bad cop, faux duopoly, janus-like condition in DC stupidicus Dec 2012 #53
"Too many of us have been interested in defending programs as written in 1938" BHO - 2006 woo me with science Dec 2012 #58
I am angry at Obama. Evergreen Emerald Dec 2012 #55
I thought we didn't negotiate JEB Dec 2012 #57
"No one in this world, so far as I know and I have searched the records for years, Egalitarian Thug Dec 2012 #67
Perhaps it's not so much a lack of intelligence as it is working 2 or 3 part time jobs; byeya Dec 2012 #71
I'm with you, woo! So long as Dem leaders don't even snot Dec 2012 #73
Corporate pockets are deep, woo me with science Dec 2012 #74
Fabulous data. Thanks for the Post! Demeter Dec 2012 #75
Why is Social Security in ALL of Obama's offers, when it ADDS NOTHING to the deficit??? grahamhgreen Dec 2012 #77
^^^^^Phone numbers to call the White House and Reps here ^^^^^ woo me with science Dec 2012 #79
Not quite true mgraveman Dec 2012 #80
I say drive right off the "cliff." mgraveman Dec 2012 #78
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