The President has failed us

The President has failed us

There are 393402 comments on the Times News story from Jun 9, 2012, titled The President has failed us. In it, Times News reports that:

This week, I decided to list the reasons I would not vote for Barack Obama in the next election.

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#7244 Aug 1, 2012
higgans wrote:
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the motgage fiasco was anothr FG social engineering FLOP. many Admins had their hands in it, and still DO. they are ALL the FG. that's what u and others keep glossing over and use finger pointing at various Rs and Ds to deflect from the real culprit: YOUR PRECIOUS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.
LESS FG is the BEST policy for ALL Americans. so says the Constitution, etc...
less IS better
Yeah, yeah. Just stop with your repeated efforts to assign the blame to Barack Obama. I don't care who started it. He inherited it.

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#7245 Aug 1, 2012
Jeff T in MPLS wrote:
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"...we liberals are a much smarter group of people than you..."
Not to mention humble, gracious and clear-thinking as well!
Looked at the economy in, say, the last 3.5 years?
Or is it STILL Bush's fault?
http://azdailysun.com/news/opinion/columnists...
In large measure, the short answer is "YES".

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#7246 Aug 1, 2012
higgans wrote:
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here's my opinion: IF GM and Chyr and all of those banks, etc. would have been allowed to FAIL, we would have hit BOTTOM in 2009 and the REAL recovery, barring even MORE FG f&^k-upws, would be well on its way TODAY.
instead, we had New Deal II and, like in the 30's, prolonged recession... with no REAL end in sight.
we, the People, WILL suffer... BIG time, before this one is over. some part of our old, Capitalist society NEEDS to survive so as to start the re-building process. the poor/welfare class? the Middle Class? the Political Class (the FG)? or the 1-5%'ers?
as a member of the working Lower Middle Class, I vote for the 1-5%'ers. they have the funds (no more need to borrow) and the experience. question is, do they have Patiotism left?
after being villified these past 3-4 years, who knows? u can only poke a bear with a sharp stick soooo long before it tears ur head off. goodness knows, the Political Class and the poor/welfare class and the Progressive Elitists have been poking the American grizzly bears of Investment Captial both with pure meanness and envy and hate for so long... TOO long?
the FG got us into this, the People will get us out... IF possible.
less IS better
Agree ff

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#7247 Aug 1, 2012
Socialism is for Sissies wrote:
<quoted text>Who funds Michelle's wardrobe? But. let's worry about Ann Romney's choice and price in clothes, right?
Ahhhh, the jealousy and hypocrisy.
Let's worry about Romney's plan to return us to trickle down economics and to further enrich the rich at everybody else's expense, especially the working poor. Just say no to insanity. Obama for four more while we pressure our Congress to get on the stick and our leaders to come up with a better plan.
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#7249 Aug 1, 2012
Razors Edge wrote:
Hmmmmmmm Carole Mosley Braun,A Devout life long
Communist Party Member,Rescued by Clinton from a
nasty Scandal and dumped upon a unsuspecting
New Zealand?? But of course if asked about his
very close connections to her? Obama will deny
he knew her a la Ayers,Dorn,Wright,Davis,Van
Jones et al???? Oh yeah America,get your learning
caps on or you will be part of a Quasi Soviet
Empire!!!
To try to pull off the same thing in New Zealand.....You betcha and he's wrong if he thinks there is no proof....

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#7250 Aug 1, 2012
Jeff T in MPLS wrote:
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"More than a few of us are convinced we'll suffer more if he isn't re-elected."
Really? EXACTLY how will we suffer if Obama is not re-elected?
OMG...did you really try and quote the Tax Policy Institute?
With a straight face?
TPI is the bastard child of the Urban Institute and Brookings Institute! Two of THE most liberal entities in Washington DC which splashes its socialism-at-any-cost crap all over Congress!
Plus, you quoted them out of the Puffington Host! Why not just tear a random page out of the Communist Manifesto? Or Mein Kampf?
This crap you are spewing is nothing but socialist wealth redistribution.
Tell you what! It is fine that you believe this stuff. But, instead of having government COMPEL tax payers to provide, why don't you set the example and send in all your money and assets to Obama and the IRS. Nothing is stopping you from sending in more!
I just happen to agree with this crazy little paper called the US Constitution that shows us that SELF-DETERMINATION should be foundational to our success in America.
NOT re-distribution.
Has ANY conservative organization evaluated Romney's tax proposal? Please refer me to ANYBODY else's analysis as to impact. Do you dispute the impact and the statistics? How so? Please elaborate where they went wrong. Educate me.

The rest of your post has to do with your personal view that somehow objecting to Romney's tax proposal or economic proposals is unAmerican and in opposition to The Constitution. Absurd. I happen to believe that The Constitution is one of the most brilliant documents ever created by men. It affords equal protections for all Americans, not just some chosen few (after we added some necessary Amendments), and your suggestion I don't respect it is simply an unwarranted personal attack.

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#7251 Aug 1, 2012
NTRPRNR1 wrote:
<quoted text>I nominate you as the most frequent disseminator of half truths on Topix. You're getting close to winning the title.
Thank you...Mama always told me to do my best. She sez i'm the best kisser in the family too, but sis is pretty good.

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#7252 Aug 1, 2012
Abominable Sock Puppet wrote:
Why is Romney begging for money overseas? Is he trying to sell the USA to the highest foreign bidder?
He need not beg....
NO. Absolutely not...
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#7254 Aug 1, 2012
NTRPRNR1 wrote:
<quoted text>Wow yourself. What would you expect of Matt Patterson? Anything else? What sells books to the gullible far right fringers?
Matt Patterson is senior editor at the Capital Research Center and contributor to Proud to be Right: Voices of the Next Conservative Generation
And, who funds the Capital Research Center?
Politico reports that the CRC has received millions of dollars of funding from conservative philanthropies over the years. The philanthropies include foundations run by the Koch family, the Scaifes, and the Bradleys.
Another attack on Obama funded by the Koch brothers! No surprises there.
Matt Patterson is senior editor at the Capital Research Center and contributor to Proud to be Right: Voices of the Next Conservative Generation

And, who funds the Capital Research Center?

Politico reports that the CRC has received millions of dollars of funding from conservative philanthropies over the years. "
No, not an attack on Obama.....
Just an attack on his agenda through the exercise of generousity by the rich guys......and others that dislike Obama's agenda....and the direction he is taking my nation....

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#7255 Aug 1, 2012
NTRPRNR1 wrote:
<quoted text>Last time you checked.....Uh, huh. You need to keep checking, because I think you're probably full up by now, and accidents happen.
Stop whining. It's over with. Obama cited executive privilege, and he certainly isn't the only President to have done so.:
In 1990, former President Ronald Reagan invoked executive privilege in refusing to turn over his diaries in a court case related to the Iran-contra affair.
In 1998, President Bill Clinton made a bid to use executive privilege amid the Monica Lewinsky scandal but was denied by a federal judge. A year later, Clinton successfully claimed executive privilege to free himself from congressional scrutiny related to his decision to grant clemency to 16 convicted Puerto Rican nationalists. He used the powers more than any other modern president.
President George W. Bush used executive privilege several times to stifle congressional inquiries including those tied to his mass dismissal of federal prosecutors, F.B.I. misuse of mob informants in Boston and even Clinton’s fund-raising tactics.
The Score Card:
President Ronald Reagan: 3
President George H.W. Bush: 1
President Bill Clinton: 14
President George W. Bush: 6
President Barack Obama: 1
http://www.hlntv.com/article/2012/06/20/holde...
Last, you have no basis whatsoever to imply that those responsible are "off the hook". Wait for the hammer to fall as it surely will. You just wanted bigger fish. We didn't get Dick Cheney, and we may not be saying goodby to Eric Holder. The Committee has already assigned responsibility. Accept it and wait for the release in detail.
Yep. And in each of those cases, the president was directly involved in the issue at hand. This president has claimed he didn't know nuthin''bout nuthin'. If he or anyone close to him are as he has claimed, then why use executive privilege? Wait for the hammer to fall? IF the hammer had fallen long ago, Holder probably wouldn't have had to lie to congress about it. IF he had immediately fired those scapegoats, all this mess probably would have been avoided and no further inquiries would have been conducted. With the blocking at every turn, Holder made himself, as well as others, look like he is hiding something(which he still is). We will probably never get to the bottom of who knew what when and it's a shame that the people killed will never see ALL those responsible come to justice.

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#7256 Aug 1, 2012
Socialism is for Sissies wrote:
<quoted text>I believe he was using the medical term to describe an opponent:
midget [&#712;m&#618;d&#6 58;&#618;t] n
1.(Medicine) a dwarf whose skeleton and features are of normal proportions
2.a. something small of its kind
b.(as modifier) a midget car
Shall we refer to the messiah as "mentally challanged" so as not offend?
The Messiah is the "chosen one" in the Hebrew faith. I don't refer to the Messiah. I'm not Jewish.

I know what the dictionary definition is. You also know the connotation in which the term was used, and it was disparaging in nature. The term when used as posted is DEROGATORY. Again, you bigots will always defend your bigotry. I don't buy it.

"Midget" refers to a person who is very short, but normally proportioned. The term midget is now rarely used and is considered offensive.

http://www.diffen.com/difference/Dwarf_vs_Mid...

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#7257 Aug 1, 2012
positronium wrote:
<quoted text>Matt Patterson is senior editor at the Capital Research Center and contributor to Proud to be Right: Voices of the Next Conservative Generation
And, who funds the Capital Research Center?
Politico reports that the CRC has received millions of dollars of funding from conservative philanthropies over the years. "
No, not an attack on Obama.....
Just an attack on his agenda through the exercise of generousity by the rich guys......and others that dislike Obama's agenda....and the direction he is taking my nation....
I'm sick to death of the RICH GUYS influencing our elections and our lives. Screw a bunch of rich guys who want to control our lives and divest us of what we have earned and saved. That's my take on it.

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#7258 Aug 1, 2012
Socialism is for Sissies wrote:
<quoted text>messiah followers ARE the Zombie apocalypse!
How did you like Mrs. OHbama's $7000.00 Jacket?

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#7259 Aug 1, 2012
fishaholic wrote:
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Yep. And in each of those cases, the president was directly involved in the issue at hand. This president has claimed he didn't know nuthin''bout nuthin'. If he or anyone close to him are as he has claimed, then why use executive privilege? Wait for the hammer to fall? IF the hammer had fallen long ago, Holder probably wouldn't have had to lie to congress about it. IF he had immediately fired those scapegoats, all this mess probably would have been avoided and no further inquiries would have been conducted. With the blocking at every turn, Holder made himself, as well as others, look like he is hiding something(which he still is). We will probably never get to the bottom of who knew what when and it's a shame that the people killed will never see ALL those responsible come to justice.
Eric Holder ASKED the President to cite Executive Privilege. Where, in any of the reports, is there any allegation that Eric Holder lied? Even once? I must have missed that part. Can you help me out. Last time I'm going to repeat this. Eric Holder agreed to supply the requested documents to the Committee with the stipulation that they not be made public. The Committee declined his offer. If there was something incriminating in them, he would not have made the offer. Again, I'm inclined to believe they have to do with personnel and/or language, and I think he didn't want those communications made public. You are welcome to think whatever looney ideas you have in your pea brain. My assessment is based on the fact Holder would have released them to the Committee for their eyes and consideration.

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#7260 Aug 1, 2012
Rich Guy Mr. Oh Blamer giving $$$$ to his own campaign.

Rich Guy Mr. Oh Blamer got more wall street $$$$$ Than anyone in our HISTORY

Rich Guy Mr. Oh Blamer sent out American Tax Payer dollars oversea's to stimulate their economy instead of ours.

Rich Guy Mr. Oh Blamer gave guns to Mexican drug cartels

Rich Guy Mr. Oh Blamer said "The white police officer acted stupidly" all the while protecting the radical blk panthers, and his wife wearing a $7,000.00 Jacket

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#7261 Aug 1, 2012
NTRPRNR1 wrote:
<quoted text>I'm sick to death of the RICH GUYS influencing our elections and our lives. Screw a bunch of rich guys who want to control our lives and divest us of what we have earned and saved. That's my take on it.
I am sorry you are.
PRODUCERS are PRODUCERS, RICH or POOR and WE dont like Obama's agenda and where he wants to take my nation.....

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#7262 Aug 1, 2012
Abominable Sock Puppet wrote:
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Wake up and smell the coffee, that fool is campaigning overseas becuase those Super PACS don't require any disclosure of who puts money into them and the SOB is doing that right in your face.
America is now for sale to the highest bidder and Mitt Romney is making sure of it.
Not only that, why is he over seas begging foreign nations that if they vote for him, he'll assure them wars with Iran, Syria and God know who else.
Hey idiot, since when do foreign nations vote for our president? You complain about Romney fundraising overseas, yet what did Looney Clooney do on behalf of obama? He did a fundraiser in the EU. I guess, to you, that's different and is OK to solicit money to give to obama's campaign as long as obama isn't doing it directly? Yeah, OK, that probably makes sense to your little pea brain.
I'll bet dimes to donuts obama starts something with Iran before the election.

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#7263 Aug 1, 2012
Obama Gets Good News In Swing States, Leads In Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania: Quinnipiac Polls

Posted: 08/01/2012

WASHINGTON -- New polls in three critical battleground states provide good news for President Barack Obama, as all three show him leading presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney by statistically significant margins.

The new surveys, conducted jointly by Quinnipiac University, CBS News and The New York Times, show Obama leading Romney by six percentage points in the crucial swing states of Ohio and Florida, and by a wider margin in Pennsylvania.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/01/obam...

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#7264 Aug 1, 2012
Retired SOF wrote:
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Gas prices were what during Bush, triple A credit rating??!! Unemployment has been ABOVE 8% for how long now! If you want to play Obama's game, CLINTON set us up for 9/11! Bush didn't b*tch about it, HE LED!
Gas prices were around $2 a gallon when Bush took office. They gradually rose to an all-time high of a little over $4 in June of '08 under your wonderboy. BTW, the president doesn't have a lot to do with gas prices but I thought you should at least know that they were just as bad under Bush. Yep, unemployment has been above 8% but you didn't say a word about it rising nearly 5% under Bush...what's up with that, Bucko?
Bush led? You mean when we were being attacked and he sat in a classroom and tried to read a book about a goat? Yeah....

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#7265 Aug 1, 2012
Socialism is for Sissies wrote:
<quoted text>Thanks for clearing that up. But, the commentary is still spot on no matter where and when it was published.
You're welcome but I respectfully disagree.

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