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trumad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 09:59 AM
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Poll question: Obama gives himself a grade B Plus with his perfomance so far---what does DU give him?
Edited on Mon Dec-14-09 10:00 AM by trumad
I give him a C plus.

Sorry, polls are turned off at Level 3.

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NightWatcher Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 10:00 AM
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1. this. should. be good.

Proceed with the gnashing of teeth


:popcorn:
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meegbear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 10:02 AM
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2. What about a straight "A" "B" "C" "D" or "F" grade?
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trumad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 10:03 AM
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4. Well---he gave himself a B plus.
Edited on Mon Dec-14-09 10:05 AM by trumad
So I thought it would be fair to do a plus or minus grade.
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madokie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 10:06 AM
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5. It's not Obama
its the pukes won't let him look good, period. You should know that
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trumad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 10:08 AM
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7. Nah
Afghanistan--- Geitner... His lack of forcefulness in the Health debate... He can do better.
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msongs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 10:11 AM
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8. exactly he is completely a victim and not responsible in any way lol nt
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chimpymustgo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 10:43 AM
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12. It's Rahm!! It's Summers!! It's Geithner!! It's Gates!! It's Congress!! It's Cheney's moles!!...
It's Blue Dogs!! It's Yellow Dogs!! It's DINO's!! It's RINO's!! It's !!...
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timeforpeace Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 11:20 AM
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21. Don't Blame Obama.
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bdamomma Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 02:57 PM
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41. oh of course, they are afraid that his policies may work.
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madokie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 07:47 PM
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75. You can bet your bippy they are
:hi:
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roguevalley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-15-09 04:00 AM
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83. since they will never be enacted, then there is no worry here. right?
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roguevalley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-15-09 03:58 AM
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82. given he has majorities and doesn't use his muscle and bully pulpit
and their votes, he is to blame too. god, no one but bushnuts had this kind of margin and STILL obama fucks it up.
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zaj Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 10:58 AM
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18. You are missing 5 grades...
A+
A
A-
B+
B
B-
C+
C
C-
D+
D
D-
F+
F
F-
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JVS Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 02:15 PM
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36. There are only 10 slots for a poll, which 5 would you select eliminating instead?
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racaulk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 10:03 AM
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3. I
He still has some assignments to turn in before I can realistically assign him a grade.
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CoffeeCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 10:07 AM
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6. You could get an "I" at the college I attended...
Edited on Mon Dec-14-09 10:10 AM by CoffeeCat
As far as I'm concerned, Obama gets an "I" or an incomplete.

He gets this grade for two reasons: First, he's only been on the job for about a year. I'm giving
him some benefit of the doubt and understanding that he's still got three years in office remaining.

Secondly--in my opinion, our entire governmental apparatus is crumbling. He's either going to fix it
or he's not. That's what I would base my grade on. Yeah, yeah...social issues and saying nice things
in speeches are all well and good. However, do we have a working democracy? Does our government follow
the Constitution? Are we marching toward Fascism? Do the corporations bribe politicians, who then
craft the law of the land--based on what these corrupt corporation want? Do we have a government "by
the people, of the people and for the people"?

Those are the important questions. If we don't have those things--then it's an "I" and a total failure.

I won't be distracted by wedge issues, speeches, lip service or excuses. I won't be dazzled by a few
little scraps of meat thrown out to the Progressives--to placate me into moronic thinking like, "Well...that's
much better than what a Republican would do." Screw that. You can't be happy about a slight, practically
meaningless improvement in healthcare or some kind words said about the rights of gay people--if our entire
system of government has been hijacked by powerful corporations and a bloodthirsty war machine.

Fix our damn system. Without it, we have nothing.
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doc03 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 10:35 AM
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9. I'll give him a C for effort and Congress an F- n/t
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bdamomma Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 02:58 PM
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42. a big F for Congress such as Failures!!
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seabeckind Donating Member (406 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 03:15 PM
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44. I agree with the congress grade
His appointments, no matter how bad they are, were confirmed by the senate. No matter how many letters I wrote to my senators they still voted to confirm. They knew Geithner's record, they knew most of the rest of the cabinet were far from liberals.

And gates?

Some change.

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sendero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 07:45 PM
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74. The old..
... "they didn't stop me" argument. A load of bollocks when Bush used it and still a load of bollocks.

Congress by tradition defers to the president on appointments. The confirmation process is merely to weed out bad actors, not to pick good ones.

Obama is 100% responsible for the mess the country is in, he's done jack shit to fix anything and he deserves an F.
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Romulox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 10:38 AM
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10. I said D+. I am not impressed with the President's priorities of Wall Street and War. nt
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GreenArrow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 10:42 AM
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11. A straight D
.
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uncle ray Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 10:47 AM
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13. too bad he had to take finals the first week of school.
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renate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 11:31 AM
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25. nice!
:thumbsup:
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Ghost in the Machine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 02:29 PM
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37. Please point out where, exactly, that the OP says it's a final grade..
They do have 6 weeks grades and semester grades, ya know...


Thanks,

Ghost

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Greyhound Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 02:59 PM
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43. I seem to recall the claim that his planet-sized brain would obviate the need for OJT. n/t
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Kahuna Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 10:50 AM
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14. I give him a B, though that isn't an option in your poll. But, if I had to
choose between a b+ and a b-, I'd go with the minus.
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Viking12 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 10:50 AM
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15. Another vote for "I" -- still too little information available to adequately grade
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HughMoran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 10:52 AM
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16. Has he moved up from previous polls here?
A C avg. seems high for DU. C'mon trolls, go get your band of thugs to show us the hate.
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Cassandra2010 Donating Member (54 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 10:53 AM
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17. Pretty audacious
to give himself such high marks. Seems he could've deferred and acknowledged that it's for the corpora... uh I mean the people to grade him. But war is peace and what do I know.
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SammyWinstonJack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 11:24 AM
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22. +1
:thumbsup: Seems he thinks highly of his performance of being 'present' and not much more. But he's use to playing that role.
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HopeHoops Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 10:58 AM
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19. Think of it this way - the shrub was a straight F student for 8 years.
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WI_DEM Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 11:00 AM
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20. I don't really care.
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Arkana Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 11:26 AM
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23. About what I gave him.
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CTyankee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 11:27 AM
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24. I gave him an A minus and would say he has not lived up to his promises
in some areas where he should and could have, mostly in the area of civil liberties across the spectrum (Patriot Act through to gay rights) but he gets an A nonetheless from me. So far. I continue to watch closely...

P.S. This is really an accurate "grade" since his grade has to be in contrast to what we have had/might have had more of if he hadn't been elected. So I have to add that proviso to my vote...
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dixiegrrrrl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 11:50 AM
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26. I am cconfused by your answer.
I heard you say

1. he has not lived up to his promises re: civil liberties across the spectrum
(Patriot Act through to gay rights).

2. You are basing his grade against what you would have given someone who is NOT being graded?
( "in contrast to what we have had/might have had more of if he hadn't been elected.")

Thus you give him an A for NOT living up to his promises and for not being someone else?

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CTyankee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 02:55 PM
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39. Sorry. My post was poorly written.
A minus SO FAR. I think the SO FAR is important. I want to see how this shakes out. The book is certainly not closed on gay rights. Far more difficult for me is the Patriot Act but again, I want to see his moves over the next year. That may change.

In a way, I am saying that he is not Bush and so I give him a grade based on a comparison. That is why a letter grade is not totally applicable here. Bush was utterly hopeless; I don't think Obama is. I am hopeful for Obama and I never was with Bush. I think Obama is aware of the pitfalls in Afghanistan where Bush was totally in the hands of criminals. I cannot and will not get into the "Obama is just the same as Bush" mindset that I hear some people say. I think we're better off with Obama and his flaws than we would be with another Republican in the White House. LOTS better off. We have a gifted man as president. It is worth it to me to support him where I can and oppose his policies when I think he is in error but still be overall supportive of him. Why? Because what is our choice otherwise?

Wait and see...
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tammywammy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 11:53 AM
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27. B, but that's not an option. n/t
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HughMoran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 11:56 AM
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28. Notice the bell curve and the ever expanding "I hate you" troll F- vote?
I get such a kick out of this aspect of DU. Same as with my "Intellectual Honesty" poll - the bell curve was centered around 15%, yet there was a whole bunch of votes for "90-100%" - which would be laughable if you didn't know the motivation of the trolls who do these sorts of things.
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Tierra_y_Libertad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 12:00 PM
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29. For "Politics as Usual" A. For "Change" D minus.
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HughMoran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 12:07 PM
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30. Fully 2/3 of DUers are giving him a passing grade
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trumad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 12:59 PM
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31. Not bad.
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HughMoran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 01:05 PM
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33. I'm somewhat surprised actually
Based on the volume of negativity, I'd expect a majority "failing" grade.
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trumad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 01:21 PM
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34. Yep---the Minority sure yaks the loudest.
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QC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 03:20 PM
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46. If D is considered passing.
At some colleges it takes a 70 or better to pass.
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HughMoran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 04:34 PM
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49. C or better = 69%
QC failed math just to try to insult somebody. That's why you'll remain on ignore!
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demmiblue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 05:35 PM
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50. Hmmm... if QC is on ignore, then how do you know what QC said?
:crazy:
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HughMoran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 05:38 PM
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51. "Printer Friendly Format"
It's cool - it lets you see post on ignore if you really want to.

So now you get to be misinformed too :P
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demmiblue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 05:58 PM
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52. Doesn't that defeat the purpose of ignore?
And yes, I know about the printer friendly version.

It just seems kind of sleazy to put someone on ignore and then respond to the ignored person in such a back-handed way.

To each their own, I guess.

:P



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HughMoran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 06:19 PM
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53. Curiosity killed the cat
& sometimes when you see something that is just plain wrong, you can't not say something.
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demmiblue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 06:55 PM
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58. Well...
you wouldn't have that problem if you stuck to your decision to ignore said DUer.

If you are going to ignore someone, ignore them.

It is called impulse control.
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HughMoran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 07:16 PM
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59. Thanks mom
:eyes:
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readmoreoften Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 07:19 PM
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60. Childish.
Completely childish.
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readmoreoften Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 07:20 PM
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61. By the way, there's no such thing as an F+. Once you fail, you fail.
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branders seine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 07:54 PM
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76. exactly
but consistently so at least.
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demmiblue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 07:26 PM
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62. You're welcome, son
:*
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readmoreoften Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 07:29 PM
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64. What are you talking about? A "C" or better is a 70 or higher. A 69 is a "D".
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HughMoran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 07:38 PM
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73. 2/3 of the people who voted gave him a "C" or better
A "D" was not passing.

At the time I did the above post, 69% of people gave him a "C" or better or a "PASSING" GRADE!!!

If you did actually "readmoreoften" then you would have KNOWN THIS!!!!!!!
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HughMoran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 07:32 PM
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68. .
Edited on Mon Dec-14-09 07:38 PM by HughMoran
.
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readmoreoften Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 07:31 PM
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67. A "D" means "Poor" and "Below Average"
Enough to graduate, not enough for recommendation.
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HughMoran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 07:36 PM
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71. I gave "passing" as C or better!!!!!!!!!!
Can anybody here do math??

Holy fucking shit - does it bother people here so much that 2/3 of the people who voted in the poll gave him a "C" or better.

D is NOT passing!!!
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Matariki Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 01:03 PM
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32. This should be broken out into categories - like a real report card
There are some areas that Obama has done very well in - things he's not really getting credit for, especially reversing policies Bush had put into effect in the areas of the environment, workers rights and so forth. I'd give him an A+ in those areas.

Then there are other areas that are maybe not so good. Or some where time will tell whether they're good or not.
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seabeckind Donating Member (406 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 03:17 PM
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45. He does give good speech... n/t
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jotsy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 02:13 PM
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35. I thought the tell of the tale was in something like a GPA.
Edited on Mon Dec-14-09 02:18 PM by jotsy
I'd grade him higher in some areas and not so much in others, here's how I guess I'd break it down

math
how else would one describe the economy without stumbling on the notion of fuzzy
gets points for understanding the material, but not executing any numerical remedy in a time prompt setting lowers overall grade. Consider it a C, which is ironically appropriate and fits right in with, capitalist, corporatist, corrupt, collude, criminal. I'll stop there but could go on. Disclaimer for any inflamed eyeballs. No I don't think Obama himself is any of those C words, what I contend is his skill level negotiating these problems needs developing.

english
this for me is about communication and while he's a pretty package as a message deliverer, I'm still waiting for something tangible to arrive. I need clarity and action, not diffusion and delays. Gots to go with a D here.

history
Failure to acknowledge our own role in how the tension level around the world got so high by continuing to let military contractors be the heart of our economy. That's for sure an F

social studies
The structure of our society is being dismantled as the staples of viability are being horded by the elite. I see his job here as someone to play referee and make sure rules are abided by. It's clear he's trying, but obtaining only average results. By definition, a C

science
Our environment is in dire need of a very expensive sponge bath and the folks who should pay for that have repeatedly insisted it just isn't necessary. As the guy with the authority to make them face some financial music his efforts here don't seem to compliment the gravity of the situation another C I suppose, but its a realllllly low one.

citizenship
A responsible citizen would understand how important the concepts of accountability and atonement are to a people where the rule of law is supposed to be the law of the land. Equal justice means no more or less consideration for the affluent and powerful than for those of meager means. By refusing to allow our justice system a chance to prosecute the last administration for the mess we'll be undoing for some time to come. Colossal failure here.

So I'll take those grades and divide by the number of them to get what it gets, which turns out to be a D

My offerings are entirely subjective and should be considered more of a preview to first term grades, which aren't supposed to come up until late next month.

I want everyone to know I voted for this man with the kind of hope it hurts to see dashed. He has yet to govern in the way I had envisioned, but I try to understand he has to lead all, not just progressives. In one of my very first responses to a thread about Obama and my expectations, I stated what I had really looked forward to was the return of my bill of rights, which is still not even a blip on the radar of discussion topics. I said then if I had a chance to speak with him that I would plead..."No frodo, you must let the precious go."

Apparently, no one close enough to be heard had him heed that particular warning.
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11 Bravo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 02:38 PM
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38. There is no such grade as an "F+".
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jmowreader Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 02:55 PM
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40. I'll give him a B-plus. Why not?
When you consider Congress is effectively controlled by the GOP, the press thinks the teabaggers are the majority in America when they don't even rate as a decent minority, and he's attempting to fix every one of Bush's fuckups with no help whatsoever, I'd say he's doing decent.
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seabeckind Donating Member (406 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 03:22 PM
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47. The congress is not controlled by the GOP
That's just a convenient excuse for our excuse of congresscritters. All we've heard is excuses for the last 15 years.

Congress and the WH is controlled by corporate interests.

The only ones who don't have a seat at the table are the people.
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cui bono Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 09:11 PM
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79. +1 And the excuses being made for Obama are sickening. D+ at best.
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bermudat Donating Member (985 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 03:37 PM
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48. Obama obviously is not experiencing what the average American is
experiencing. If he was, he would not give himself such a generous grade.
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tonysam Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 06:21 PM
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54. A solid "F" on education. His administration is a complete failure
on this issue, with its apparent pro-privatization bent.
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RyboSlybo Donating Member (116 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 06:34 PM
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55. D+
Only because his Presidency to this point has been such a major dissapointment.

Maybe I graded him so low because I had such high hopes for the man...



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mdmc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 06:45 PM
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56. A+ (for being better then McCain) F+ (for being better then Clinton)
I would give Obama an A+ for changing the course America was on. We went from neo-con to neo-con~dlc. It is a huge improvement.
I would give Obama an F+ for being a better choice then Hillary Clinton. Shy of charisma, what has Obama brought that Hillary would not have? Pretty much the same game, imo.
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Raine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 06:49 PM
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57.  Generous D
wish I could grade him higher but he hasn't earned more than that from me. :-(
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Starbucks Anarchist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 07:28 PM
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63. A solid "B."
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rucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 07:30 PM
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65. In which subject?
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apocalypsehow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 07:31 PM
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66. A minus because he hasn't single-handedly cured cancer or given my daughter a Unicorn yet.
Edited on Mon Dec-14-09 07:32 PM by apocalypsehow
Other than that, I think he's done a splendid job. :thumbsup:

Edit: clarity.
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readmoreoften Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 07:35 PM
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69. Yes, soldiers' survival, LGBT rights, bailouts to bankers... "all unicorns"
Obnoxious, upper class, selfish bullshit. Put your flesh where your mouth is: your daughter better be enlisting. We'll probably still be fighting Bush and Obama's wars when she's 18.
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apocalypsehow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 07:37 PM
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72. I'll pass your kind message to her along - when she graduates from High School in about ten years.
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 07:35 PM
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70. At the nefarious hands of foreign & domestic enemies? A solid B-
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varelse Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 08:10 PM
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77. Quick! DU this Poll!
Oh wait... *sigh*

I can't bring myself to grade our President. If we were grading on a curve, and I think we kind of have to, then his own self assessment is about right, imo.
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nashville_brook Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 09:09 PM
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78. a classic gentleman's C
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Blasphemer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 09:19 PM
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80. I agree C+... nt
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Blasphemer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-14-09 09:39 PM
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81. Looks like the DU average is a C (74.99 grade).
Using A+ 99, A- 92, B+ 89, B- 82, etc.

Seems fair enough considering his predecessor would have gotten a "0". Miles above but still far from being an A student.
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Norwood Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-15-09 04:44 AM
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84. Really depends how the health bill turns out, but atm I would give him an even C
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