Barack Obama, our next President

"The road ahead will be long. Our climb will be steep," Obama cautioned. Young and charismatic but with little experience on the national level, Obama smashed through racial barriers and easily defeated ... Full Story
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#939952 Jul 8, 2013
flack wrote:
Anybody notice if Obama has taken off his ring and watch?
Why? You're getting cwazyer every day.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#939953 Jul 8, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Homer would pay higher taxes for a smarter populace. It is in the best interest of the country. Why are rightwingers so down on education, smart people, and have an overall disdain for intelligence?
I'll believe you when you sponsor a college student.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#939954 Jul 8, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>She is one of his advisors. You said she was president. DBWriter says she's a Communist, you are all insane.
New York Times
September 1, 2012

With Ms. Jarrett’s unquestioning belief in the president has come a tendency to take political criticism personally,“even when it would be more useful not to,” said Marilyn Katz, a Chicago friend of both Ms. Jarrett and the president. Another friend compared her to a mother whose son can do no wrong:“Even when the neighbors call, she says,‘No, no, that can’t be.’”

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/us/politics...

She is his TOP advisor, a.k.a. "overprotective mother".

This NYT's article is proving a goldmine.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#939955 Jul 8, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Yeah and she was born in Persia aka Iran where her father was operating a children's hospital as part of a US government outreach program. She spoke both Persian (Farsi) and French as a child. Smart girl eh?
The other poster is quoting world nut daily and other conspiracy loon sites.
Interesting that the defense keeps playing that 911 call; where we can hear "Georgie" (oh barf), say "these aholes always get away" etc.
Lily Boca Grande

New Britain, CT

#939956 Jul 8, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Is she the "Architect"?
No, but you are the "reject".
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#939957 Jul 8, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Parsing the psychology of the president’s bond with Ms. Jarrett has become something of a West Wing pastime: is she some sort of mother or sister figure to an only child whose own parents variously abandoned him?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/us/politics...
The NYT's article goes on to say "After the downgrade in the nation’s debt last year, it was not the Treasury secretary at the president’s side helping map out how to manage the market’s reaction. It was Ms. Jarrett."
So what? Who cares? I suppose you think the republicans should choose the Presidents advisors? Get a grip.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#939958 Jul 8, 2013
Hey you people in Florida Chantal will be knocking on the door around Friday.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#939959 Jul 8, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> Maybe ,if we called abortion clinics 'fertilizer plants' then Republicans wouldn't be trying to shut them down.
If we called abortion clinics "fertilizer plants", then they would receive more rigorous health and safety inspections.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#939960 Jul 8, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
How 'bout The New York Times?
A Chicagoan who helped Mr. Obama navigate his rise through that city’s aggressive politics, Ms. Jarrett came to Washington with no national experience. But her unmatched access to the Obamas has made her a driving force in some of the most significant domestic policy decisions of the president’s first term, her persuasive power only amplified by Mr. Obama’s insular management style.
"She is the single most influential person in the Obama White House,” said one former senior White House official.
She is the guiding hand in everything from who sits on the Supreme Court to who sits next to whom at state dinners. The White House staff memos are peppered with “VJ thinks” or “VJ says.”
Her direct access to the president has at times led to half-baked decision making and unclear lines of authority.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/us/politics...
Them's pretty powerful words. Her direct access to the president has "led to unclear lines of authority."
And Homer isn't even sure who she is.
Weren't you people complaining about Washington 'insiders' the first time when Palin was running?

Now it's a 'bad' thing?

Boy you people can't make up your minds.
Lily Boca Grande

New Britain, CT

#939961 Jul 8, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Why? You're getting cwazyer every day.
That's how you get more Democrats.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#939962 Jul 8, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
At least now that Karl Rove is out of the spotlight, he is now free to marry his lover Jeff Gannon Guckert. You know nothing about the real Karl Rove; you probably never gave him a moments thought; afterall, he's a white man.
Every President has a top advisor; so what? What bugs you? That she's a woman? A woman of color? It's not her job to be in the spotlight, and President Obama has his own brain. Perhaps Bush didn't.
why didn't Obammy just appoint Oprah. at least she's been a successful businesswoman, and there would have been at least ONE person as an advisor who'd ever had a real job.
NJ raider 1

Newark, NJ

#939963 Jul 8, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Parsing the psychology of the president’s bond with Ms. Jarrett has become something of a West Wing pastime: is she some sort of mother or sister figure to an only child whose own parents variously abandoned him?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/02/us/politics...
The NYT's article goes on to say "After the downgrade in the nation’s debt last year, it was not the Treasury secretary at the president’s side helping map out how to manage the markets reaction. It was Ms. Jarrett."
So what! It was Chaney who was Bush's advisor & basically commander & liar, pushing the initiative to invade a sovereign nation that by all accounts was complying with the UN sanctions. So who was really president?

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#939965 Jul 8, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>I don't care. We had Cheney as VP, you cannot get any worse than that, well except for maybe Dan Quayle.
Oh, yes, Homer, you CAN get much worse than that.

Rahm "dead fish" Emmanuel.
Tony "jailbird" Rezko.
Bill "domestic terrorist" Ayres.
Van "avowed communist" Jones.
Anita "Mao Tse-Tung admirer" Dunn.
Valerie "slumlord" Jarrett.
Eric "above the law" Holder.
Rev. "blame whitey" Wright.

Gee, the list goes on and on. Give me a minute. There's a lot more.

But it most definitely can get worse than Cheney and Quayle who were guided by their convictions. You just didn't like their convictions.

Give me convictions even if I disagree over the above list any day.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#939966 Jul 8, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Why? You're getting cwazyer every day.
It was just a question. So, has he?

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#939967 Jul 8, 2013
flack wrote:
Hey you people in Florida Chantal will be knocking on the door around Friday.
Fundraising for Obama?

Thanks for the heads up....
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#939968 Jul 8, 2013
flack wrote:
Hey you people in Florida Chantal will be knocking on the door around Friday.
Yup
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#939969 Jul 8, 2013
NJ raider 1 wrote:
<quoted text> So what! It was Chaney who was Bush's advisor & basically commander & liar, pushing the initiative to invade a sovereign nation that by all accounts was complying with the UN sanctions. So who was really president?
Rove.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#939970 Jul 8, 2013
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#939971 Jul 8, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Homer would pay higher taxes for a smarter populace. It is in the best interest of the country. Why are rightwingers so down on education, smart people, and have an overall disdain for intelligence?
Education and intelligence are not the same.

Many of the public school systems with the highest per capita expenditures have the worst results.

If you start with substandard raw materials, no amount of money spent on union labor can produce a quality product

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#939972 Jul 8, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Weren't you people complaining about Washington 'insiders' the first time when Palin was running?
Now it's a 'bad' thing?
Boy you people can't make up your minds.
Admit it. You had no idea who Valerie Jarrett was or her significant influence over this president.

Homer apparently didn't.

Now you should ask yourself, "Why is that?"

Shouldn't we know who influences the president's decisions and/or makes them for him?

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