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Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:29 | 5125711 Bunghole
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He forgot te putter and the anal lube.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:36 | 5125736 Latina Lover
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And Reggies asshole was forgotten as well.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:45 | 5125767 john39
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this is just the truth revealed.  he never had any real power, they guy is a brand, an actor.  His handlers and the shadow gov run the show.  and as far as they are concerned, all is going as planned.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:48 | 5125789 JRobby
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Since 1980, same as it ever was.

Ok Carter was let into the party to set the stage for the GOP to show us that they always must control the White House

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:54 | 5125805 InjectTheVenom
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repeat after me bitchez . . . . CLOWARD PIVEN STRATEGY.   CLOWARD PIVEN STRATEGY.   CLOWARD PIVEN STRATEGY.    CLOWARD PIVEN STRATEGY.   CLOWARD PIVEN STRATEGY.  

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:01 | 5125845 Oldwood
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No, It just can't be! Not in America!

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:48 | 5126076 froze25
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We need more of Valeri Jarret, that woman must be exposed to exist.  Not a peep about her in Main Stream "media"

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 16:48 | 5126710 Dolar in a vortex
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How can this be, he's the "smartest man in the room".

Valerie only is his personal stenographer. When he gets a great idea, she writes it down.

Or maybe she's the puppet master behind the curtain?

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 17:07 | 5126841 El Oregonian
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He gives a new meaning to "Puttering Around".

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 22:13 | 5128252 InjectTheVenom
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he is dumber than a bag of hair .

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 17:25 | 5126962 TheReplacement
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Isn't it just shocking that after 8 years of Rove this and Rove that we never hear Jarrett anything.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:52 | 5126107 maskone909
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there has to be a way to calculate the actual time he devotes to presidential matters.  for instance, it takes an approximate time to write a speech, communicate with embassadors, meet with XXXXX, so on and so on. all of this can be quantified.  and i will bet my bottom dollar that the numbers just dont add up when the rubber meets the road.  thus proving that he has handlers, doesnt write speeches, doesnt meet with anybody of importance- only when the cameras need some shots for a magazine cover.  he is the definition of a manchurian candidate.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:56 | 5126136 MeMadMax
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He doesn't write his own speeches...

 

A commie serf handles that for him...

 

This failure-in-chief prolly has a serf to wipe his ass for him too....

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:59 | 5126148 Manthong
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NidStyles nailed it on today’s GW thread:

 

“They need a fall guy, guess what Obama signed up for...

 First Black President, but he's going to be the one that "caused" the collapse”

All this clown cares about is a golf course and a lavish lifestyle.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:03 | 5126174 BLOTTO
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If you look very closely and open your mind...you will notice two eye balls in the dark looking from behind the curtain.

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"There is something behind the throne greater than the king himself."

- Sir William Pitt

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:22 | 5126273 Headbanger
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Manthong, you nailed it!

Obozo always was just the fall guy who's only real job was to placate the masses with his bullshit slogans and programs.

Everybody in DC and Wall Street has always known this so they're grabbing all they can get out of the resulting "give a shit" mentality of his admonistration.

Which is why the whole thing is about to implode violently as we've started to see with Ferguson.

The Federal Reserve knows it's all a lost cause now and so they're only concern is saving the Fed which means the U.S. dollar.

We're really fucked now.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 20:17 | 5127845 Bilderberg Member
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For Americans to have voted Obama for a second term is the biggest injustice in the world second only to the Academy giving an oscar to Forrest Gump over Pulp Fiction AND Shawshank Redemption in 1995.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 22:20 | 5128268 Barley Burnside
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"Say what again! Do they speak Kenyan in what?" Or "Get busy living or get busy dying" do they have golf in juantomayo...

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 06:13 | 5128863 The Navigator
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Headbanger, you nailed it also, except for

"The Federal Reserve knows it's all a lost cause now and so they're only concern is saving the Fed which means the U.S. dollar."

The Fed Res knows it but they cannot save the Fed or the USD.

Those in the know are buying assets than can be re-converted back into the 'new' local currencies (i.e./maybe SDRs) after the aftermath - assets like farm land, Ag Au, some stocks

that will survive.

We're really fucked now. -  yes we are.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 16:01 | 5126523 SokPOTUS
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Image of Dudley Moore as 'Arthur' in the bath...

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 22:04 | 5128217 NoPension
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More like Eddie Murphy in changing places. didnt take Valetine but a couple days to aquire a taste for the finer things.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 22:23 | 5128274 Barley Burnside
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Obama, " whose been putting their Kools out on my floor" Theses aren't my friends just a bunch of free loadin bums, Coleman.

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 06:58 | 5128924 clade7
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When I see this guy, M&M's song "Slim Shady" pops into mind..

 

Wont the real Slim Shady please stand up?

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 17:27 | 5126970 TheReplacement
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Is that single ply serf or double ply serf?

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:55 | 5125810 CH1
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This is what I expect from a politician, but I'm truly surprised that he isn't trying harder to hide it.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:00 | 5125836 crazzziecanuck
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Yeah, I used to think that George W. Bush was worse.  He probably still *could* be worse than Obama by sheer number of days but ... these last couple weeks have really made me not want to equate them anymore.

Crap in Iraq, crap in Syria, crap in Gaza, crap in Libya, crap in Ukraine.  And he goes golfing.  True, Bush made a mess but did he really take time off when he made two messes in the middle East?  Obama inheritted two, so yes, that's true.  However, Obama doubled down and made messes in Libya and Ukraine and took ZERO steps to deescalate anywhere else.  He's made sh*t worse in Syria and Iraq by training people like al-Baghdadi...

So, even if Bush had more "days off", Bush could get away with it because he made fewer messes than Obama has...

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:41 | 5126033 i_call_you_my_base
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Niether had (or has) control at all. Your attempt at comparing them is like weighing the wrestling skill between hulk hogan and the ultimate warrior. In the end they never really fought.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:49 | 5126086 SeattleBruce
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"Obama inheritted two, so yes, that's true." - sorry, but straight from the DNC talking points.  The single party created those two messes (you know, for the sake of American kids) and included most from the D and R brands...So Obama's party was front and center with the R party supporting Bush's cowboy/oil wars (as the left might say), and only when it was convenient for them politically (say around early 2004), did the Ds show any cracks.  But the establishment Ds and Rs were pretty much lock step on Iraq, and certainly lock step on Afghanistan, and still pretty much are re: 'the war on terror' all these trillions and many lives later...and yes, Syria and ISIS and Iraq are all fiendishly intertwined, and there are no very easy answers to Middle East policy, although I think Ron Paul is sounding wiser and wiser as we've moved along..

Do you/we doubt that the establishment power in both parties is annointed/controlled by the same source, have the same paymasters - that the puppet masters are the same?  Obama's performance these past 6 years should prove that quite well..

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 17:34 | 5127015 TheReplacement
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You know, I think Obama was a full on commie when running for President but once he got "the talk" he did what he was told but fully tried to implement his vision as much as possible.  Lately it seems he has not only recognized the futility of his dreams of fixing Stalin and Mao's miskates but now understands that it just doesn't matter.

It would be nice of him to use his outlaw President status to declare war on the Fed and its owners in a last desperate gasp attempt to wrest control for himself.  I doubt he could pull it off but he and they might weaken each other significantly which would open a window of opportunity for the rest of us.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 18:01 | 5127165 armageddon addahere
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You don't even get within sniffing distance of the nomination unless the right people know you are "safe". The idea that presidents, or candidates, need to be pressured is ludicrous.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 22:30 | 5128295 Barley Burnside
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I believe he would be forced to take a ride in a convertable winding around a grassy knoll by the book suppository long before that happend.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:36 | 5126010 DeadFred
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If you were and an uber-rich .01%er and could buy anything you want, including elections, what things would be of value to you? Not baubles or more wealth, maybe more power in relationship to your peers or bragging right at Davos, but what I think we're seeing here is the in-your-face ego strokes that come from showing the peons that you put a clown in control of them and there's jack that they can do about it.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:57 | 5126507 Sparkey
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Everyone wants to be important Fred, you have it exactly right, if people don't know how important you are, well, you aren't important at all are you?

 

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 17:35 | 5127024 TheReplacement
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That all depends on how much narcissism one has.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:41 | 5126034 Da Yooper
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obozo isnt a politican

 

he is a face with an empty head & he does as he is told

 

a puppet on a string

 

& nothing more

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:53 | 5126105 SeattleBruce
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In most parts, that's a pretty good definition of a politician...;)

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:14 | 5126232 walküre
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Describes it perfectly, exactly.

Maybe Da Yooper would care to explain then what a politician is in his esteemed opinion?

Seems there's a disconnect somewhere.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 17:27 | 5126975 TheReplacement
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That is the scariest thing about it.  He doesn't care if we know.  One might figure the logical reason is that it doesn't matter anymore if we know or not.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:40 | 5126396 johngaltfla
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Obama is just channeling his inner Jimmy Carter....

 

Obama Channels his Inner Jimmy Carter in Hostage Rescue Attempt
Thu, 08/21/2014 - 20:19 | 5126613 fencejumper
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Agree completely, JRobby. Obama is as much a puppet as was every president since Carter, yes.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:12 | 5125892 Dewey Cheatum Howe
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It is time for the military tribunal and treason trial over his citizenship...... There is enough evidence to convict.

Put them all on notice across the board while undoing Obamacare in one fell swoop.

 

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:23 | 5125942 boattrash
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Dewey, Yep, and that would then lead to repeal of (or at least a revisit to)  every single piece of legislation he has signed into law. Sweet!

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:36 | 5126003 Dewey Cheatum Howe
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He has to go for treason, not impeachment. The evidence is there if the military has any courage to stand up and fire the boss for violating the law and Constitution.

That would free up Gowdy on Benghazi from political considerations and pressure to go after the puppetmasters like Jarrett who the evidence will point to as the pointwoman in the whole mess as it went down.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:55 | 5126129 SeattleBruce
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That may be logical, but there's no political will for it with the majority of weak minded 'Murikans.  What treason...??!  It's football season bro!

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:43 | 5126407 Terminus C
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Why does anyone think the military brass is any less a part of TPTB than the politicians are. Brass it's made up of old military establishment families and old money.

These are not the savior so you are looking for...

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 17:39 | 5127051 TheReplacement
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Ugh, it saddens me to do this but I have to quote, or at least closely paraphrase, Obama:  "We are the change we've been waiting for."

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 16:53 | 5126734 Arnold
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We do not want military involvement, a coup is very Bananna (or middle eastern) Republic and  so unconstitutional.

What you thinking? Drinking and thinking?

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 17:49 | 5127098 TheReplacement
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Actually, it is constitutional if circumstances merit the action.  If circumstances merit the action then it is practically required in order for the military uphold it's oath to "preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States" which supercedes the bit about being loyal to the President.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:54 | 5126101 Renewable Life
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You guys are down the wrong rat hole here, you are under some misconception that the "Military" is any different then any other .gov worker with pensions and perks and goody loans and bonuses and on and on and on!!

You don't think the military doesn't understand the clearest in this deal, that their perks and goodies will be the first to go in a "return to the Constituaton"???

They have code language in the .gov worker world, it goes something like "never ask permission, always ask for forgiveness" and "it's all just talk until someone doesn't get their paycheck"!!!

They know they are untouchable and now the average Joe is starting to realize slowly that truth too!! But I think it's a little too late for that, but will see!

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:00 | 5126157 Dewey Cheatum Howe
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Untouchable, ha. Ask all them flag officers that have been purged. Ask Petreaus. Ask all the vets they target afterwards to try to keep them from having guns.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 20:59 | 5127998 Renewable Life
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Dude, your only untouchable as long as you are on the inside, which means you do what your told and get the benefits!! No one in power gives a shit about you once you no longer useful in government!! This Hollywood bullshit mythology about caring about veterans and all, is just that!!

Government is power, power only covets more power, period, everything else is propaganda to this end, real or otherwise!! As Americans we really are completely unprepared to not only the reality in which is coming, but the one in which we currently live in!! I go back and forth between being enraged and completely depressed by this!!

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:09 | 5126199 p00k1e
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Does the CIA report to the president directly?

Why wouldn’t the CIA tell George W. Bush that an Earthling from unknown origin has been nominated as the presidential candidate for the Democrat party?

And why wouldn't Dubya stop the hijcking of the top spot? 

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:45 | 5126423 Terminus C
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Because he did what he was told to do.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 16:52 | 5126707 hootowl
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Dubya and Cheney BOTH knew that Ovomit was not eligible to serve as POTUS.  That's is why Cheney rushed through the congressional election verification process without calling for objections like he was constitutionally/statutorily required to do.

 

Both Repugnicans and Demoncraps were involved in this treasonous coup by the shadow government faux-Hebrew/bankster/CIA/Pentagonal clusterfuck.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 16:56 | 5126757 Arnold
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Because he was a clean, well spoken black fellow?

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:23 | 5126275 jeffellis57
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I'd be happy if he took the next year and a half off.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 16:45 | 5126700 Arnold
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Valerie Jarret, Valerie Jarret, Valerie Jarret. It all flows from there.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 17:52 | 5127113 markar
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I assure you, even Valerie Jarret has handlers. Keep peeling

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 17:55 | 5127129 TheReplacement
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She is just his political officer/handler.  The party is in charge.  Which do you like, blue gun-to-your-head or red gun-to-your-head?

Two sides.  Same coin.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 21:37 | 5128118 AgeOfJefferson
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It's been that way since they killed Kennedy. All have been puppet presidents ever since...

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:44 | 5125762 drendebe10
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The incompetent, arrogant, corrupt narcissistic illegal indonesian kenyan alien muslim sociopathic patholgic liar in chief's idea of a job is show and get paid so it can live its martha vineayrd celebrity grand imperial golf life style on the backs of hard working, tax paying US citiizen serfs and peasants...   it needs its skin sand papered off and then  buried in salt....

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 17:56 | 5127138 TheReplacement
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So..

You still don't understand that Obama isn't the problem, Obama is the symptom.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:15 | 5125906 mr1963
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He had one item, tell Holder to get control of the information in MO and to suppress any information that MB was a thug. The story is racist white cop shoots innocent black -- there's an election coming up you  know...

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 17:34 | 5127018 Bloppy
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Fox's Andrea Tantaros under fire for saying Muslims should be shot in the head:

http://tinyurl.com/k7bgwjy

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:31 | 5125716 Ms. Erable
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This is totally inaccurate - he's never in the Oval Office.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:32 | 5125723 Chupacabra-322
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He's actually in the Oval Anus. Literally.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:33 | 5125730 Beam Me Up Scotty
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"This is totally inaccurate - he's never in the Oval Office"

The less time he spends being president, the better.  He should golf all day every day.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:40 | 5125743 Latina Lover
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Agreed. Better to have Obama butt boned by reggie than have Obama working,  butt boning the nation.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 17:32 | 5127003 Rakshas
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...not being in the office at crucial moments is a theme with these asstards ...... 'member GWB reading an upside down book on 911, you don't want the retards fucking up a perfectly good plan with some ill conceived notion of having to act like a CIF - Cheney worked damned good and hard on that project.  I rekon Valerie though somewhat akin to the pissboy from history of the world fame performs a similar function for Zibig and the rest of the borg collective...... (actually I really just like the thought of her as a pissboy seems somewhat appropriately demeaning for a shadow bitch) 

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:40 | 5125753 Hippocratic Oaf
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'The less time he spends being president, the better.  He should golf all day every day.'

Sounds like a good reason for impeachment, no?

But that shit will never happen. Pussies on both sides of the table. Fuck 'em

I'm speechless on the incompetence and gall of this fuck. He reads off a teleprompter---------that's it.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:05 | 5125857 Oldwood
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There are no legal solutions to this mess. Race is involved so it is all politics now. He is the untouchable golden child who can do no wrong....or you are a fucking racist! How many fucking times do you have to be told!

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:15 | 5125907 FL_Conservative
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I thought he DID golf all day long?   But, you know what, he still SUCKS at it, which proves he's incapable of doing anything right.  I think it's safe to say that the US has never had such a "girly-man" president before.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:07 | 5125875 napper
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What about the Oval Orifice?

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:31 | 5125718 Chupacabra-322
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Is he playing the front or back nine today?

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:32 | 5125728 ghengis86
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back 9...always the back

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:33 | 5125731 Hippocratic Oaf
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he's playin Reggies 9

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:41 | 5126029 DeadFred
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Reggie's 6?

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:45 | 5126058 jon dough
Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:42 | 5125734 socalbeach
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Obama's got the teleprompter-reading gig down cold, not sure how much more work for him there is to do.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:07 | 5125867 Oldwood
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Easily do a Max Headroom in semi dark face.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:37 | 5125741 bigkansas
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But Putin is attacking McDonalds. Where is the obligatory ZH post about Russia absolutely DOMINATING the dollar by trolling McDonalds?

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 18:41 | 5127385 bigkansas
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It was 2 posts up for those keeping track...

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:39 | 5125752 kchrisc
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The interesting thing is how a golf obsessed president has "accomplished" so much in the world while playing so much golf. However, it becomes quite clear when one considers Obama as a CIA puppet and figurehead implementing his orders before heading off to the links.

An American, not US subject.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:53 | 5125794 JustObserving
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No doubt he is a CIA puppet.  His first job out of college was working for a CIA-front company:

Obama defends CIA torturers

President Barack Obama went before the television cameras Friday afternoon to defend CIA Director John Brennan and the agency itself, while admitting for the first time that the CIA tortured prisoners at secret “black site” prisons. “We tortured some folks,” Obama declared almost casually. He then proceeded to excuse and justify the torturers.

In the course of his White House press conference, Obama declared his “full confidence” in Brennan only one day after the release of a CIA inspector general’s report that exposed the CIA chief as a brazen liar. Brennan had denounced claims by the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Dianne Feinstein, of illegal and unconstitutional CIA spying on the committee staff, which was investigating the CIA torture program carried out during the administration of George W. Bush. The inspector general’s report admitted that the spying had taken place.

The CIA’s surveillance of the Senate, which is legally mandated to oversee the agency, is a stark expression of the unchecked powers of the unelected spooks and generals who run the intelligence and military agencies. The fact that the top US spy agency can carry out secret torture programs, act to sabotage a congressional probe of this criminal activity, and then go scot-free reflects the disintegration of American democracy and the emergence, behind the formal trappings of elections, etc., of the framework of a police state.

http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/08/02/pers-a02.html

Obama himself—whose first job after graduating from college was as an analyst at Business International Corporation, an institution with well-documented CIA connections—functions in practice as a front man for the military and intelligence bureaucracy.

http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/07/14/pers-j14.html

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:45 | 5125758 JustObserving
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But the droner-in-chief can still drone women and children and wedding parties from the golf course or fund ISIS:

ISIS: The jihadist movement stamped “Made in America"

For three years, the US, along with the Gulf states and Turkey, poured billions into “opposition” groups, supposedly to unnamed “moderates,” but in reality to Al Qaeda-linked Sunni groups such as al-Nusra and ISIS to spearhead a sectarian war. The US, Turkey and Jordan have operated a base in Jordan where US instructors trained dozens of ISIS members. In an article last year, the New York Times confirmed that the CIA assisted Arab governments and Turkey by airlifting weaponry to these groups in Jordan and Turkey. The Guardian reported last March that British and French instructors were also involved.

Other ISIS members were trained near Incirlik Air Base near Adana, Turkey, where US forces are based. After completing their training, they went to Syria and later Iraq

http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/07/30/isis-j30.html

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:41 | 5126401 tony wilson
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eye been talkin about incirlik for a year all i get is rabbi down votes.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:42 | 5125759 A82EBA
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OT:

Reason to own silver

To fill a 20 gal. gas tank

Year 1979 =  6 hrs labor or 3.4 oz silver

Year 2014 = 9 hrs labor or 3.4 oz silver

 

We’ve been robbed

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:51 | 5126099 Snoopy the Economist
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Well...if you may less than $10/hr in 2014 then that is likely part of the problem.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:58 | 5126145 A82EBA
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I just used min wage in both cases for relativity

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:17 | 5126241 walküre
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That's your reason to own silver?

A family can't eat for the price of an ounce of silver these days and I guarantee you in 1979, for $20 you could have a family dinner of steak and lobster.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 20:34 | 5127898 A82EBA
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"...and I guarantee you in 1979, for $20 you could have a family dinner of steak and lobster."

$20, which was 4 oz silver then and 1 oz today. Help me out please cause I cant follow your logic.

 


(BTW I did not red arrow you)

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 02:16 | 5128730 Rakshas
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:-) 

 

 

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:45 | 5125760 Squid Viscous
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that's where Reggie left his cock...?

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:47 | 5125781 Kaiser Sousa
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it was just announced that Bart Chilton has been hired by a HFT firm....

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:48 | 5125782 oklaboy
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comedy is truth......

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:54 | 5125793 napper
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In Oblama's defense, all the major, important decisions have already been made for him (a lot of them made years ago). All he needs to do is simply following the instructions or reading something off the teleprompter.

 

No serious, original, independent or critical thinking required (nor is it encouraged). So he can afford to play goof whenever he likes. Remember how many vacations Georgie W Bushit boy had taken while in office?

 

Similar situation here.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:13 | 5125896 Oldwood
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Where did Bush vacation? Crawford? How many officials of state did he greet there? How many tax payer funded donation junkets did he do?

Its not just pure numbers. Its the in your face opulence and indifference he shows.

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 03:19 | 5128776 napper
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Camp David. Crawford too but for special reasons. Georgie Bushit boy had long gotten used to opulence long before he moved to the White House. Big difference in family background and wealth there. You get tired of prime ribs and steaks if you eat them three times a week.

 

The important thing common to both is the tremendous damage they have inflicted on America and Americans, and the indifference both have shown while doing it.

 

Both have been puppets. And there is a good reason why they were chosen in the first place.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:04 | 5126177 SeattleBruce
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"he can afford to play goof"

Yup, he does that quite well..

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:50 | 5125797 NuYawkFrankie
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That should be a pool table - not a desk.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:00 | 5125832 Pure Evil
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I would think a fold-a-way bed would be more appropriate. With hidden compartments to hold the lube and sex toys and a mini fridge to hold the jungle juice.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:51 | 5125799 Gringo Viejo
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Words can't convey the abject loathing I have for this "man"

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:00 | 5125830 steelrules
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Most conservatives who were fooled by him on his first election feel the same, good news is many blacks are coming around to that level of disgust.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:17 | 5125914 Uncle Sugar
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Blacks are doubling down on this ass clown.  Every car I see with an O bumper sticker is proudly driven by a soul brotha or sista these days.

Unless there's an = sign on the Prius.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:27 | 5125963 Hippocratic Oaf
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Cars up here are driven by white Prius/Subaru driving Profs/teachers etc. 

No shame

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 17:56 | 5127136 TheABaum
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Have you ever noticed what lousy drivers Prius owners are?

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 05:04 | 5128835 Serfs_Up
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Yeah they figure that driving a POS that saves the planet buys them some brownie points as they swerve down the road always obeying speed limits in the fast lane... Bonus:The look I get from them in my 20 mpg LS430 is priceless.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:49 | 5126443 dontgoforit
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B-man?

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:52 | 5125801 Billy Sol Estes
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Better him playing golf than signing legislation into laws.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:07 | 5125872 Ms. Erable
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He doesn't need to sign legislation - he has a phone and a pen.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:06 | 5126190 SeattleBruce
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Yeah, he only needs 'executive orders' these days.  What, that's un-Constitutional???  But, it's football season, shut up and go away..

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 16:22 | 5126622 hootowl
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.......or signing "executive orders" into law.

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 05:00 | 5128833 kurzdump
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Obama just needs to stay alive, everything else can be done using the Autopen.

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autopen

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:54 | 5125806 orangegeek
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golfing or working like a dog - Barry is about as useless as it gets

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:55 | 5125815 Hannibal
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"....according to a tweet from Asymmetric Solutions on Tuesday, private contractors have been requested in the Feguson/St. Louis area. The company is a division of Applied Defense Technologies,  which employs ex-special operations members like Navy Seals, Army Rangers, and Delta Force operatives, often to high-risk theaters of war in places like Iraq and Afghanistan."

http://www.shtfplan.com/headline-news/report-special-ops-contractors-to-...

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:10 | 5126208 MeelionDollerBogus
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Wow.
Just imagine if security contractors were hired by the town of Ferguson, the people, to face down the police & their threats to murder people live on camera.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 16:11 | 5126574 wisefool
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I made a call. They can show up, but they will not be paid in USD.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:26 | 5125960 Dickweed Wang
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Does Reggie kiss his balls for good luck before the he hits the links?

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 17:53 | 5127121 TheABaum
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You can bet your balls Moochelle isn't..

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:54 | 5125996 Frank N. Beans
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so whatever happened at Tel Aviv Ben Gurion airport this morning?  Did Hamas warning come true? 

Yeah that's what I thought.    

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:20 | 5126256 walküre
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Same with ISIS. Their propaganda just doesn't get it done.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:36 | 5126009 Nevsky
Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:54 | 5126122 falak pema
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I don't know what to make of this article that has appeared on the NET.

But its implications about the US Senatorial Reb/Blue Oligarchy  complicity, as well that of France, in supporting armed factious elements who in fact have subsequently COALESCED into becoming  the IS Caliphate; and have beheaded an innocent Reporter doing his job; are just awesome/

Read this and decide for yourself : 

http://www.sott.net/article/284158-John-McCain-the-conductor-of-the-Arab...

http://www.sott.net/article/284185-Sponsor-of-state-terrorism-Hollande-p...

I am just lost for words, if this is NOT A HOAX...

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 16:01 | 5126250 falak pema
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Pepe Escobar as reporter is known to you at ZH. I have discovered him in the past year.

He writes for the Asia Times and his comments have been picked up by same blog site as indicated in my post above.

I submit to you comments on the Caliphate, its funders and its manipulators, as written under his name :

http://www.sott.net/article/284195-The-killer-on-the-Saudi-kings-highway

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 16:54 | 5126716 falak pema
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On this issue as more secrets are now revealed by anonymous sources to the french press the position today is that France delivered in 2013 to Syrian rebels the same kind of small arm weapons as currently to the Peshmerga Kurds (12 mm rapid fire and armoured car rockets). But the Army source maintains it was SOLELY to the moderate ASL not to the Salafists and Al-Nosra (al Qaeda branch).

So lets see how this develops.

Hollande now is openly blaming Obama for not having followed through when the Assad chemical attack was established.

He maintains if there had been rapid intervention then by West Putin would not have been able to make his move in Syria and also in Ukraine. That is NOW official french position which shows that France and oBama are OPENLY at loggerheads as the Syraq problem now festers.

Awesome divide in West alliance now coming out into open. 

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:27 | 5126311 Peter Pan
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If Obama is a puppet/clown then why do we continue to focus on him rather than on whoever has installed him?

The man is a failure and a waste of time.

He fulfilled a purpose and it is high time America either got the President it needs by waking up or it will end up with the fate it deserves by remaining catatonic.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 16:50 | 5126720 kowalli
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tell us the name of puppeteer, please

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 17:44 | 5127075 markar
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I beliieve one of them goes by Mic

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 17:48 | 5127080 TheABaum
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He was elected twice. The twin constituencies of the dependent and the rent-seekers enthusiatically supported him, fueled by Soros and other uber rich market manipulators' money.

 

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:30 | 5126331 Playtime's Over
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Yeah, it's a conspiracy you dolts.  Communist, progressive, left wing, hate america firster conspiracy.  The leftie wet dream ascended the throne in 08.  Lots of us noticed.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:46 | 5126409 falak pema
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Fine, but did you notice what preceded that leftie, commie wet dream?

The GWB years and Lehman moment. Or was that ALSo part of the Commie wet dream, a retroactive virus of sorts, all planned and planted by a commie lurking under your bed since McCarthyism failed so miserably to kill that virus effectively in the bud?

Why can't we do to the commies what we did to the dinosaurs? 

Lol, good question. (I just hope you forgot the sarc button and r laffing with me).

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 16:33 | 5126666 Monty Burns
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Look, it makes no different what patsy gets put up for election by the plebs.  Each 'alternative' will have been carefully vetted and selected (via bribes and blackmail, IMHO) to do the real and permanent masters' bidding.  Has nobody noticed that basic policies always stay the same no matter who gets elected?

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 17:57 | 5127093 TheABaum
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There's a huge difference between Romney (mediocre, insipid and uninspiring) and abysmal.

Life sucks. The next time your choice is between mediocre and awful, go with mediocre.

 

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 22:00 | 5128202 Terminus C
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If you think Rmoney would have done even the slightest thing differently you are smoking crack. 

 

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 00:47 | 5128628 kumquatsunite
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Always thought Romney the oddest of "choices," but then thought he was "chosen" to lose. The Mormons have so much dirt under their fingernails and are such a weird group; notice no one lives in Utah or Idaho except Mormons? And the few who aren't complain Constantly about the use of federal/govt resources by the Mormons for their own cult. 

Now the Republican presidential candidates will have to demand that the Republican party jettison that carpetbagger Mormon and set them free of him. Saw Ryan and Romney sitting side-by-side for an interview. What a joke. What has Romney done except steal money by destroying companies? Answer: NOTHING. 

Like Oboma in the four years he was "governor" of Massachusetts, he was physically out of the state for two of those four years. Oversaw gay marriage and socialized health care while governor. Now what about that says "Republican>" 

The Republicans donlt need the Mormons and need to get rid of them; as the US should have taken away their "church" status years ago when they challeneged the US govt to a showdown over creating their own defacto country witin the US. 

Whoever runs for the Republicans had better make it clear; they don't need Romney's approval and they'd better refuse to sit down with him. Anyone who'se been around the mormons knows just how creepy they are; also have the highest rates of child sexual abuse...watch their papers and you see just the edges of it.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 16:19 | 5126609 Accounting101
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You are part of the problem. Please go away.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 17:50 | 5127064 TheABaum
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No you are the problem. It's time to call those who took a secretive and inexperienced man with deep ideology and a shallow resume and presented him to us as a messiah, whose crap didn't stink to account.  

Is there anything about him that hasn't been, to borrow a phrase from one of his SCOTUS nominees, a "vapid and hollow" charade? Everything he touches is a clusterfuck.

We need to find all those "thrill up the leg" types and pour their hot molten words down their throat, before they bring us another naked emperor.

 

 

 

 

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:34 | 5126356 Playtime's Over
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Wouldn't want to be to harsh on him cuz it's not his fault huh.  Just takin orders.....we'll isn't that just a big fuckn relief. Buck Ofama.  I will rag on HIM because he is the FACE of our destruction. Thank you very much. 

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:37 | 5126379 Playtime's Over
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The lefties can't walk away from this clusterfck.  

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 16:18 | 5126601 Accounting101
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No tribal bullshit!

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 16:29 | 5126654 Monty Burns
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Don't bet on it.

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 07:56 | 5129031 Stud Duck
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The neo cons did, took a large bag of cash with them while they walked away! Obummer may be hated, but not as much as Bush the Lessor!

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 17:18 | 5126415 Quinvarius
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He is in drug rehab.  That is what my suspicious mind has come up with.  His actions make little sense unless he has actually been on crack, and is now following doctor's orders to isolate himself to deal with it and get treated.  Just look ay him.  He turned into walking death with white hair before this never ending golf outing.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 17:52 | 5127110 TheABaum
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He ALMOST makes me wish he's just throw up his hands and give us President Bite me.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 16:44 | 5126699 Dewey Cheatum Howe
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http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/385979/feds-obama-broke-law-bergdah...

President Obama violated a “clear and unambiguous” law when he released five Guantanamo Bay detainees in exchange for Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, the Government Accountability Office reported Thursday.

“[The Department of Defense] violated section 8111 because it did not notify the relevant congressional committees at least 30 days in advance of the transfer,” the GAO report said. “In addition, because DOD used appropriated funds to carry out the transfer when no money was available for that purpose, DOD violated the Antideficiency Act. The Antideficiency Act prohibits federal agencies from incurring obligations exceeding an amount available in an appropriation.”

The GAO rejected the idea that the action was legal and sidestepped the Obama team’s suggestion that the law is unconstitutional.

“It is not our role or our practice to determine the constitutionality of duly enacted statutes,” the report says. “In our view, where legislation has been passed by Congress and signed by the President, thereby satisfying the bicameralism and presentment requirements in the Constitution, that legislation is entitled to a heavy presumption in favor of constitutionality.”

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 16:48 | 5126711 no1wonder
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Barack Obama, at a recent rural elementary school assemblyin South Carolina, asked the audience for total quiet. Then, in the silence, he started to slowly clap his hands once every few seconds, holding the audience in total silence. Then he said into the microphone,

"Children, every time I clap my hands together, a child in America dies from gun violence"

Then, little Darrell, with a proud South Carolina drawl, pierced the quiet and said,

"Well, dumb ass,  stop clapping!"

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 18:39 | 5127348 AdvancingTime
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 When we look at the definition of propaganda we find it is a form of communication that is aimed towards influencing the attitude of a community toward some cause or position by presenting only one side of an argument. Propaganda is usually repeated and dispersed over a wide variety of media in order to create the chosen result in audience attitudes.

Today a program at the White House creates a message by spinning, scrubbing, molding, and shaping it, they then send it out to the public. They often go as far as to make a, "call to action", where those listening are encouraged to push forward their agenda. This is one of the ugly realities of modern communication, the ability to send out millions of messages directly and unfiltered, Obama has taken all this to a new level. More on this subject in the article below.

http://brucewilds.blogspot.com/2013/04/white-house-propaganda-machine.ht...

 

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 18:37 | 5127353 esum
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obama is like one of the presidents at disney world hall of presidents... in fact i think disney fabricated him... just flip the switch... and point at teleprompter, or sit in golf cart.... when not programmed and speaking extemporaneously you get the uh... uh.... ummm. ah.... um der a .. umdera .. rael view into an empty head... soros is the puppet master but there are strings coming out of his head too...... 

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