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It's Official: Obama Is Now The Worst American President As His Approval Rating Plunges Far Below Carter's

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We doubt many will be surprised by the latest presidential polling update from Gallup, and certainly not the record nearly 50 million Americans on foodstamps, but here it is nonetheless, from US News: "President Obama's slow ride down Gallup's daily presidential job approval index has finally passed below Jimmy Carter, earning Obama the worst job approval rating of any president at this stage of his term in modern political history. Since March, Obama's job approval rating has hovered above Carter's, considered among the 20th century's worst presidents, but today Obama's punctured Carter's dismal job approval line. On their comparison chart, Gallup put Obama's job approval rating at 43 percent compared to Carter's 51 percent." One can only imagine what would happen to Obama's ratings if indeed the Iranian hostage situation escalated and the president was forced to get involved, in addition to oil spiking to "doomsday" levels of course as Pimco's worst case predicts: "Back in 1979, Carter was far below Obama until the Iran hostage crisis, eerily being duplicated in Tehran today with Iranian protesters storming the British embassy. The early days of the crisis helped Carter's ratings, though his failure to win the release of captured Americans, coupled with a bad economy, led to his defeat by Ronald Reagan in 1980." And while some may say this is merely a one time blip, a longer-term average shows otherwise: "Gallup finds that Obama's overall job approval rating so far has averaged 49 percent. Only three former presidents have had a worse average rating at this stage: Carter, Ford, and Harry S. Truman. Only Truman won re-election in an anti-Congress campaign that Obama's team is using as a model." On the other hand, neither Ford nor Carter has such erudite opponents as Herman "I did not sleep with those 999 women" Cain.

Here are the job approval numbers for other presidents at this stage of their terms, a year before the re-election campaign:

  • Harry S. Truman: 54 percent.
  • Dwight Eisenhower: 78 percent.
  • Lyndon B. Johnson: 44 percent.
  • Richard M. Nixon: 50 percent.
  • Ronald Reagan: 54 percent.
  • George H.W. Bush: 52 percent.
  • Bill Clinton: 51 percent.
  • George W. Bush: 55 percent.

That's right. Not one, but both Bushes...

And here it is graphically via Gallup.

 

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Tue, 11/29/2011 - 15:47 | 1926913 GeneMarchbanks
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Poor Barry...

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 15:49 | 1926922 Pladizow
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Correction - He is not the worst "American" President, he is the worst President of America!

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 15:51 | 1926948 Popo
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Now that he has nothing to lose, maybe he'll grow a pair and fight the cartel.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:04 | 1926957 GeneMarchbanks
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LOLing my balls off literally. +1

What part of +1 did you misunderstand, why would you junk a person for a compliment? I'm very fragile....

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:06 | 1927048 whstlblwr
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Hey Obama, BUCK THE FUCK UP!

It's not what you thought, or now it's not what you want, but you have rhetoric so you know what you have to do. Fucking do it.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:25 | 1927160 SHEEPFUKKER
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This just in.......the DISAPPROVAL rating is the lowest in history. Oops.  How else can you explain the "higher than expected" spike in consumer confidence.  BAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:57 | 1927332 nope-1004
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Ooooooooooooo----------------------Bummer!!

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:02 | 1927361 Fukushima Sam
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I'm sure everything is just fine over at the White House.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:07 | 1927381 trav7777
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on Rasmussen, which is the only real polling place to listen to, his numbers seem to have bottomed out in the -20s for now.

However, his approval there is 39 as well; he's truly a miserable piece of shit President who is completely out of step even with what the public wants to hear.  Killing OBL has already bled right out of his approval and if the economy continues downward like this, he'll slow bleed into the mid 30s.  That's 2nd term Busch country

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:44 | 1927554 marsdefIAnCe
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Killing OBL?  Missed the reports that the only chopter that landed in the raid blew up after take off?  Have not seen Obama and Osama's faces overlaid?  Didn't know his mother spoke Arabic?  Ever heard of double agents?  Or revelations 13?  Maybe him delcaring he was God on 9-11-11?  What about the last global financial crisis, 666 years ago?

 

Time to catch up, trav.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 19:47 | 1927979 Haywood Jablowme
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I said it awhile back and I'll say it again, Obama will go down as the worst president in USSofA history.  Chalk another one up for good ole' Haywood...

Probably why you'll never see a minority as POTUS ever again.  Card well played by the elitists for their own fucking agendas. 

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 21:39 | 1928229 AldousHuxley
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who cares. most politicians' approval ratings drop after they get elected from overpromising and under delivering. That's the game.

You have interest of a few lobbysts paying you but you need 51% of the vote, so to the rest you tell them what they want to hear. Of course the result is only the lobbysts are satisfied, but come election time, politician will come campaigning with some free junkets and promises again.

 

Obama only helped banks get tx subsidies and helped maintain the status quo just like the ripoffblicans.

 

If half of Americans chipped in $1 and formed their own lobbying group, they'd have $150,000,000 fund to bribe any politician to listen to them over any lobbying group. What's holding the middle class back is that they are naive and believe that game is fair.

 

 

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 22:31 | 1928339 gangland
Wed, 11/30/2011 - 01:47 | 1928856 CompassionateFascist
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You youngsters are forgetting Woodrow Wilson: FED + income tax + WW I. And he got a second term. & So, facing a split-wide-open Repub Pty, will Zero. But it won't last long. First Tuesday in November, 2012. Then: 60 days to Fort Sumter.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 18:30 | 1927748 Max Fischer
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Considering that you're a racist pig and you want black people neutered, it is not surprising in the slightest that you think he's "truly a miserable piece of shit President."  

No doubt, you thought he was a "piece of shit" before he even started. 

Max Fischer, Civis Mundi

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 20:42 | 1928104 BooMushroom
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While it may or may not be true that he is racist, and/or thinks black people should be neutered, you're probably right, that he *did* think Obama was a piece of shit before he even started.

 

Notice, though, that he was right: Obama has indeed turned out to be a "truly miserable piece of shit President."  And there were many many signs that he would be, visible to anyone who cared to look.  Before he even started.

 

Facts: 1.  Ad Hominem: 0

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 19:12 | 1927871 buyingsterling
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It used to be that a goodly part of that 39% would be idealistic bleeding hearts, convinced Obama was doing good, somehow, and that he cares more than the rascally republicans. Now this cohort is smaller. Everyone is in it for themselves, greasing their own skids. It's all about the maintaining, the looting, and the leeching.

Too late, the host is waking and the parasites are really digging in. One side (the productive part of the population that provides real value for people who want it and will pay for it) is on the ropes. That side isn't full of stupid or craven people - though some of them are. It's mostly trusting people who were raised to believe that the government had the peoples' best interests at heart, the dispute was how to realize them. Now they're waking up to the stench of tyranny, and they don't like it. They know it's not about protecting the rich or poor, they're starting to see that it's about looting, controlling, de-fanging, and, ideally, corrupting almost everyone.

We don't know just what to do about it, yet, aside from protecting ourselves and our little ones. But we know this system is imploding. We aren't going to have both domestic tranquility and the $5 trillion in banker bonuses that are expected to be paid in the next decade. Everyone in the know sees that these are mutually exclusive possibilities. So reality is taking hold, and it's painful, and the pain will increase in direct proportion to the clarity of reality. But that has a limit; the 'powers that be' have laid their plans well in advance, but no battle plan ever unfolds as anticipated. We're going to see the goblins in their full regalia just before everything gets real chaotic again. But we'll have true clarity eventually. Victory means endless toil, but with heart and hope, defeat means endless toil in a misery that we will eventually learn to accept, Dr. Zhivago style, or worse. 

What can you personally do? Aside from the obvious, support people who are doing what you (we) can't or won't do - taking the fight to the globalists. One of two things is true with regard to your possible contribution to the effort: 1. The doomers like me are spouting shit and we're wasting our money on the likes of Ron Paul, everything will work our more or less fine. 2. Most of what you have and own is going to lose most or all of its value in the coming years, and you will wish you'd done more when you still could. Please support Ron Paul, anti-globalist congressional candidates, infowars.com, prisonplanet.tv (free trial ongoing through Nov 31st), Alan Watt, etc. Whoever is reaching people with the basic truth about our situation deserves our support. Thanks.

 

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 20:34 | 1928086 j.darkness
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Obama doesn't care.  He does what he is told.  He follows the plan.  The next installment will do the same.  I may lean toward the disbelievers, but you really buy that obl story?

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 21:42 | 1928236 AldousHuxley
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only blacks who join the elite government ranks are the ones who are willing to betray their own and serve the white masters.

Slaves are rising up so they replaced the plantation foreman with a blackface, but the owners in the mansion are still all white.

 

 

Wed, 11/30/2011 - 01:54 | 1928873 CompassionateFascist
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Jews aren't "white". They're Asiatics. That's where their smarts, their ruthlessness, and their collectivism comes from. Too bad - for them - that they decided to debt finance the Globalization Project.  

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:04 | 1927369 He_Who Carried ...
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This is just Washington and the media. They prepare for the steepest rise in approval rating in history in order to create some news.
Carter was a good one, I thought. Perhaps a little soft spoken and he did not have 16 guns in his wardrobe, but hey: Nobody's perfect!

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:37 | 1927507 Eally Ucked
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You're right all that data is total shit and they can publish wahatever thay want. There is no correlation between all those polls at all. 

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:26 | 1927165 MillionDollarBonus_
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To be honest, Obama does not seem to resonate with the public as much as he used to, and a switch of parties is occasionally necessary to restore faith in our government and the political process. However it’s worth noting that there is a place and time for each party. The Republicans are strong leaders and are needed in a time of war, to stand up to the terrorists and be tough. Mitt Romney fits this role perfectly, and is furthermore willing to face down Iran EVEN if it means war. That is why he is rightfully the front runner in the republican primary. The democrats on the other hand are needed to be compassionate and care for the poor by providing welfare out of the kindness of their hearts. I personally believe that a compassionate democrat is able to deliver more effective fiscal stimulus programs to get this economy moving again, but Iran is certainly a threat and one could certainly make the case that this is a time for a strong republican.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:33 | 1927207 economics1996
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Are you fucking serious?  What the hell are you doing here if you believe in the MSM?  Go back to MSNBC or Fox.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:35 | 1927216 whstlblwr
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Fuck, every time? This guy MDB is waste of energy. He thinks he's funny. IGNORE.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:37 | 1927234 Troll Magnet
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Romney?  LOL

Yeah, let's do away with Obama and elect a white/mormon version of Obama!  That'll solve all of our problems!

PS why do you think Iran is a threat to America?  Are you Jewish?

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:49 | 1927260 ratso
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Tyler - you know better.  Ratings are not the measure of a president - history is.

Obama will turn out to be one of our best presidents given the challenges that he has had to face and the ridiculous , infantile congress he has had to deal with

Go OBAMA  for 2012 - four more years!

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:51 | 1927295 JPM Hater001
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Classix.  Now we have seen Superman (MDB) and Clark Kent (MDB as ratso) at the same time.

Clearly they are not...I repeat NOT the same.  Now move along...here's some grain to feed you my sheep.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:51 | 1927296 Dr. Richard Head
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I love your typical distraction argument.  My fucking wife lives by this tactic when backed into a corner. No reason to blame Congress with a Veto pen in hand now is there?

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:13 | 1927405 Ceteris paribus
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MDB you can demand all you want they don't give a shit.

 

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:55 | 1927317 MillionDollarBonus_
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Although I share your sentiment, I can't help feeling that we are to blame as voters for our own disappointment. As voters, we should be DEMANDING MORE from our politicians in order to get results. Obviously it is up to the politicians themselves to allocate resources optimally, but we can certainly make an impact by electing smart, compassionate and strong leaders.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:04 | 1927372 whstlblwr
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IGNORE.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 22:13 | 1928298 Uncle Sugar
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I like it when MDB posts. I can just junk them without having to read them anymore. Sweet.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 18:48 | 1927820 pelagivore
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MDB.. you are the best. But seriously, you are right, we all are in fact to blame, and the limp activism via OWS is telling.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 19:43 | 1927970 buyingsterling
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We don't want 'results' from 'our politicians'. We want them to collectively fuck off.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:08 | 1927386 He_Who Carried ...
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This congress truly is a piece of shit!

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:13 | 1927406 trav7777
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you have exceeded even my estimate of your stupidity

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 19:06 | 1927862 Demologos
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\sarc off

Fixed it for you.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:33 | 1927208 macholatte
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Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success. Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

 

A failure is a man who has blundered but is not capable of cashing in on the experience.

-- lloyd Blankfein

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:34 | 1927211 SHEEPFUKKER
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MDB- my man, it is the puppeteers that are at war with each other, not the puppets. 

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:34 | 1927212 Bansters-in-my-...
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Don't know why I waste my time on you,but can't resist.

Resistance is futile....

Fuck off you piece of shit puppet shill (psps)

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:51 | 1927298 DrunkenMonkey
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Dude, did you forget to take your meds or have you been parked in front of your 'unfair and unhinged' news network too long ?

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:25 | 1927463 Straw Dog
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MDB you always make me laugh, keep up the good work.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 18:20 | 1927714 Hobbleknee
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Why are Republicans considered the war party, when Democrats dragged us into more wars with greater casualties?

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 18:45 | 1927809 defencev
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"The democrats on the other hand are needed to be compassionate and care for the poor by providing welfare out of the kindness of their hearts. I personally believe that a compassionate democrat is able to deliver more effective fiscal stimulus programs to get this economy moving again, but Iran is certainly a threat and one could certainly make the case that this is a time for a strong republican".

 I do not want to argue about "passionate democrats" but Obama went much further than that. His policies de facto transform the country in welfare state where majority of population directly depend on government handouts. On top of that he seems to determine to make whatever in his power to hurt US manufacturing (Boeng plant in South Carolina, recent episode with pipeline with Canada, his attitude to shale gas etc). Obama is smart and very dangerous demagogue who, in my opinion, trying to transform the country in Marxist paradise where the only thing that matter is government nomenklatura and Obama is a "Dear leader" subject to official admiration by populace.

In my opinion, Obama is the worst thing that happened to America since second world war.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 18:57 | 1927842 Hobbleknee
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It didn't happen over night, dude.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 21:00 | 1928142 BooMushroom
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So you're a compassionate guy, and you see hungry people.

So you go to a grocery store and see food.  They won't give it to you for free - they say they worked for it and it's theirs and you have no right to take even a portion of it.  You bust out your AK47 and absolutely, positively,  kill every motherfucker in the room.  You take all the food and distribute it to the poor.

You go on down the road, and you see that there are no more grocery stores, because they saw the increased risk of compassionate guys with AK47s and went out of business.  Nobody wants to get into the business, either.

So you go further down the road, and you find a farm.  They won't give it to you for free - they say they worked for it and it's theirs and you have no right to take even a portion of it.  And once again you and your AK47 absolutely, positively,  kill every motherfucker in the room.  You take all the food and distribute it to the poor.  You're just doing the compassionate thing.  You're a compassionate guy!  And the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few or the one.  Right?

All the farmers bail and leave their farms, becuase the compassionate guys with AK47s are everywhere.  There is no food.  People starve by the millions.  Nobody wants to get into the business, either.

So you enslave a bunch of "criminals" who were "hoarding" the remaining food, and force them to work the farms.  But they're not farmers, so they don't raise much food, and the extra taskmasters required to run the farms eat much of it.  Millions more starve.

Now your country only has two things to offer to the world - poor people and thugs with AK47s.  Congratulations.  You've turned your country into sub-Saharan Africa.  Maybe you can sell some slaves.

 

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 22:15 | 1928301 buyingsterling
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Obama's 2nd term game plan is supposed to be a big fat mystery. Where did you source this from? It's even written to be understood by his goons, with clear, simple instructions in the language they share. I think you might have at least have a copyright violation here, maybe even grounds for a visit by the secret police. 

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 19:41 | 1927964 buyingsterling
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This has to be a put-on. This guy is fucking brilliant. I choked on my own snot.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 20:53 | 1928126 Joseph Jones
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Find big nail.

Hammer full swing with head.

Repeat quickly and often. 

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 22:52 | 1928377 Lord Koos
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Democrats were in power during WWII, Korea, and Vietnam -- the major conflicts of the last 3/4 centry.  What an idiot you are if you think one party is the party of war as opposed to the other.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:27 | 1927177 Troll Magnet
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popo,

what do you mean he has nothing to lose?  he's still counting on all the TBTF to employ him, his wife and his two daughters in the not-too-distant future!

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 22:28 | 1928334 buyingsterling
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Since he and every genetic link to him have absolutely nothing of value to offer humanity, I look forward to the imminent total ban on all things Obama by the ZH editorial staff, as soon as President Puke leaves office and the WH has been fumigated to temporarily alleviate the crack odor. Nothing he says or does after his leaves office will be worthy of note or attention. Of course he'll be a one-man three-ring circus, on a constant unending gambit for attention and adulation, but in spite of his infantile antics and caustic venom, he should be utterly ignored. It'll be real easy - just set your filter for key Obama terms and pick up only those stories:

"Obama's cocaine use"

"kiddie porn"

"Obama was caught" -golfing, -entertaining, -'with a mysterious male friend' (too much to wade through)

"President Puke" (let's see if it sticks)

etc.

The mainstream media's been stocking up on kneepads, so we can expect them to continue their long vigil between Obama's chicken legs, but we need not encourage them.

 

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:29 | 1927184 Buzz Fuzzel
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It is not suprising our two communist leaning Presidents fail to find favor with Americans. 

 

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 15:57 | 1927007 flacon
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At least he claims that he quit smoking. 

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:00 | 1927022 schismjism
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if occupy keep going, he will have to quit something else......

 

heres my new blog on direct democratic systems if you are interested.....  http://samplocracy.wordpress.com

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:15 | 1927411 trav7777
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democracy is a failure.  It rewards those who have the highest birthrates, aka, behave most like yeast

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:48 | 1927572 Eally Ucked
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And you try to be like antidotum - HIV

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 19:02 | 1927858 DaveyJones
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considering we're not living in one, you should be relieved

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:00 | 1927026 redpill
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Yeah and his uncle quit drinkin' right?

 

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:37 | 1927232 Cruel Aid
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Yea he still smokes, and he eats crap that is unhealty.

In your face Americans as his wife demands better eating.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:58 | 1927335 knukles
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She always looks soooooo happy:)
gosh

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:16 | 1927422 trav7777
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she may not find it easy to "get some" in her position, you know.  As bifags like Barry age, they seem to tend to want more dick and totally eschew the pussy not that hers is anything u'd wanna hit anyway

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:41 | 1927525 baby_BLYTHE
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May 24, 2010 -- Wayne Madsen SPECIAL REPORT. Obama and Emanuel: members of same gay bath house club in Chicago
 
President Obama and his chief of staff Rahm Emanuel are lifetime members of the same gay bath house in uptown Chicago, according to informed sources in Chicago's gay community, as well as veteran political sources in the city.
 
The bath house, Man's Country, caters to older white men and it has been in business for some 30 years and is known as one of uptown Chicago's "grand old bathhouses." WMR was told by sources who are familiar with the bath house that it provides lifetime memberships to paying customers and that the club's computerized files and pre-computer paper files, include membership information for both Obama and Emanuel. However, sources close to "Man's Country" believe the U.S. Secret Service has purged the computer and filing cabinet files of the membership data on Obama and Emanuel.
Tue, 11/29/2011 - 20:37 | 1928093 buyingsterling
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Whoever's junking you doesn't get it. It's not that he's gay or bi, or a drug addict (used cocaine 'whenever it was available' (always)), it's that he's a fraud.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:01 | 1927032 DaveyJones
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This assumes of course he's not an absolute whore like every other member of the two parties.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:16 | 1927110 i-dog
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Indeed. What a freaking rogues gallery of crime bosses those mug shots represent! Every single one of them added a nail to the coffin.

PS. Did you see my reply re Gerson? here

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 19:26 | 1927939 DaveyJones
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interesting and very vertical. Gerson's not the first or last dude to think we are what we eat. Along those lines, Linus Pauling thought as we evolved our diets were much much different than they are today and involved much more vitamin C. Unfortunately, our food production system has evolved, correction, devolved much faster than its eaters.   

You're right about the vegetarian challenge. B-12 is the real challenge. But less "sophisticated" cultures integrate(d) animal waste into the soil which gets that element back into the game. Hell, depletiing our soil of critical orrganic content is in itself probably life threatening, toxic inputs aside.   

If you check out Food Matters, there are Docs, of course spurned by the establishment, that indicate that proper nutrition (with supplements) will prevent AND CURE a lot of shit and that the RDA is bullshit and should be much higher in many categories. As one of the sarcastic docs says, but healthy people don;t make a lot of money for the drug and medical industry. Is it the Baboon who can recognize and eat hundreds of food sources? We used to be his neighbor. These days, we fill our guts with GMO soy, corn syrup, Aspartame, and other shit. No wonder we aint right.   

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:34 | 1927215 TeamDepends
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No way, he is the cabana boy and loves it.  If only he could keep Michelle away from the buffet.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:39 | 1927242 midtowng
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He's unpopular because he won't fight the cartel.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:51 | 1927277 Pegasus Muse
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Now that he has nothing to lose, maybe he'll grow a pair and fight the cartel.

Not Barry "La BOMBA" (the Banksters Own My Black Ass) Soetoro. 

He has but one constituency.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:52 | 1927303 RafterManFMJ
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Now that he has nothing to lose, maybe he'll grow a pair and fight the cartel.

 

AHHAAHHAAA *Snort!* *wheeze* AHHHHAHHHHAA, man you gotta take your shit on the road!!

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:10 | 1927391 Joe Davola
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Maybe Hillary will loan him her spares.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 21:23 | 1928183 Chuck Walla
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He won't fight the cartel at all.  Why should he? I mean beyond all those scratch golfing buddies.  All those campaign contributions become his by paying ordinary income tax, or, better yet, starting a "foundation" tax free, yet controlling the money and who "runs" it. Like the Clintons.  Yep, even more millions fro Barry who never did a damn thing in his life to earn money, just write a couple of crap books. Book writing doesn't exactly create wealth.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 21:21 | 1928184 Chuck Walla
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Sorry, fat finger incident.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 15:51 | 1926951 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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He never was the POTUS.

He was never properly sworn in.

He is not a US citizen.

But everyone should have seen this coming:

He only reads from a teleprompter.

He introduces unconstitutional measures.

He has been a proponent of illegal wars.

He was a one term Senator.

Etc

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 15:55 | 1926989 Stack Trace
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I don't have to be an Obama supporter to call your comments idiotic. i am not an Obama supporter. Your comments are idiotic.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:02 | 1927038 Conrad Murray
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A right and proper refutation. I can see your skills are honed as if your mind was the blade of a samurai. Wit as searing as a cast iron pan cast from the fire into the face of ignorance. Well played Master Debator, well played.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:03 | 1927042 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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You are wrong because I say you are wrong!

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:17 | 1927116 whstlblwr
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Well, for one thing man is brilliant. He doesn't just read from teleprompter, that was Bush thing. Does he answer question from audience from teleprompter? No. It's idiotic statement.

Obama's biggest problem....he's got no balls.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:36 | 1927223 Troll Magnet
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Obama is not "brilliant."  And his problem isn't just that he's got no balls.  His biggest problem is that he is as corrupt as any Wall Street banker and that he fooled Americans to get elected so that he can serve the bankers.  The man is a fraud.  

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:39 | 1927235 whstlblwr
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Wrong. Look at him. He can barely stand up from self-shame.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:45 | 1927251 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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When he doesn't have a teleprompter he stutters and gesticulates wildly.  Look at the videos from his bus tour. 

He dodges questions, and doesn't stay in the briefing room for longer than two minutes. 

Get off his dick.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:47 | 1927276 whstlblwr
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are you serious? Do you watch past news conference? How about on campaign trail. Fuck. Keep saying the wrong thing. Some kind of stupid talking points from Dick Armey? Obama sucks, but he's still brilliant, asshole.

Your illogic disqualifies all your previous statements to show you as idiot.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:02 | 1927359 RichardENixon
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Can you cite an example of his brilliance, please?

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:06 | 1927379 whstlblwr
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Black who won last election in US. He beat Hillary machine. This is obvious one. Then read his book.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:18 | 1927428 trav7777
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he didn't write his book.  His campaign was not HIS idea.  He was supported BECAUSE he was black. 

Get off his dick

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:26 | 1927471 whstlblwr
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He was supported because people want change. Obama didn't have balls to follow through. Ron Paul has to do it.

Rasmussen best polling LOL, now that's funny, poor little Trav.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 19:46 | 1927978 nyse
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What are you, Chinese or something?

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 20:14 | 1928032 whstlblwr
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No. If I have to think of word, for time I leave it out.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:19 | 1927436 Grinder74
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I thought he was the 44th White president?

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:15 | 1927410 Grinder74
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Duh, he speaks Austrian and found the Lost Seven States that had sailed beyond the Great Sea!

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:22 | 1927450 RichardENixon
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Thank you Grinder, for citing 2 examples!

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:51 | 1927293 El Oregonian
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Do you actually believe those audience "Staged" questions are impromptu?  Really? And the one just the other day when a OWS protestor was able to slip Obama a note without the Secret Service absolutely going ape shit on the guy? This whole bullshit is manufactured. It's a alternate reality brought on by globalist banksters preparing to take down the entire financial system.

Anybody believing a one-term state senator, with no background and questionable radical ties along with an incredible number of Goldman Sach soldiers integrated in his Administration, would have to be a alumni of Dr. Kellarman's lobotomy clinic.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:55 | 1927315 whstlblwr
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You forgot to take your meds today, didn't you.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:03 | 1927362 knukles
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I wanna believe like everybody else.
Which way to the clinic?

Jesus.

Who cares for the who, what, when, how and why.  He and it are just plain old ordinary seriously fucked up.  Don't need no reasons to recognize that!

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:16 | 1927419 Grinder74
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Only meds I need are the ones your woman begged me to take so I'd have fewer 4-hr erections.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:55 | 1927312 jcaz
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"Brilliant"?  Dude moves his lips while he reads..... Truly one of the least-bright Presidents, ever....

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:30 | 1927159 macholatte
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pint of order.... Barry is a US citizen. On the other hand, there is no credible evidence he was born in the USA which is a prerequisite to be POTUS. In fact, there is no credible evidence about a lot of things Obama.

 

 

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:26 | 1927467 Ceteris paribus
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You guy's need to figure out that ONLY slaves have birth certificates, I do not have one .

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 18:13 | 1927681 General Decline
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Do tell. Was this your mother's doing? I find this interesting.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:10 | 1927182 Potemkin Villag...
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What we're suffering from here is a crisis of confidence in HOPE & CHANGE... /snark

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_lHplhMChZQ

 

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:33 | 1927206 Troll Magnet
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Mr Lennox Hendrix,

sometimes your comments are so brilliant they make me want to bow down and yell, "I'm not worthy!  I'm not worthy!"  But at other times when you resort to these birther type of comments, I shake my head in complete bewilderment.  I dislike Obama as much as the next free thinking individual but damn...leave out the birther shit.  

 

Oh, yeah...VOTE FOR RON PAUL!

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:43 | 1927255 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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It's Fight Club....

Let me have my kicks.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:48 | 1927270 ping
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It ain't shit. My art department looked at his 'birth certificate'. 50 years of accumulated Photoshop skill between them, and they all said 'Whoa, it's a shitty fake' in under 20 seconds. 

I've never found a Photoshop pro in any of the agencies I work with who didn't say it's a crappy fake. I'm talking about some of the largest advertising companies in the country. 

It's sad how none of the people who think Barry's 'birth certificate' is real are actually qualified to say. 

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:40 | 1927530 chubbar
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Because it is a crappy fake. I'm astounded at the number of people willing to suspend all reason when it comes down to the simple fact that NO ONE spends upwards of 2 million dollars to keep his/her BIRTH CERTIFICATE hidden from public view. Christ, look at the REAMS of evidence available on both short and long form certificates he has put out there, look at the experts in photoshop and their evidence. He uses a deceased SS number from Connecticut when he supposedly grew up in Hawaii. Nothing  makes sense with this guy, including how he went to pakistan on a US passport when that was impossible for any US citizen in the time period he claims he visited, why he has suppressed college transcripts, etc. The guy is a fraud and pretty much anyone willing to put aside their preconceptions could figure it out.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 20:05 | 1928012 Cathartes Aura
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randomly chosen space to jump in, thanks chubbar.

so, IF the president of amrka has a fake birth certificate that makes his presidency illegal - then every other enabler in Congress, and all cabinet positions, and the medal & stripe wearing military men - are in collusion, right?

right???

let it sink in, I think it's important.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:13 | 1927059 GeneMarchbanks
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That is no way to treat someone who is probably part of the 99%? Yes he is! Murray is right you're a masturbator.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:03 | 1927040 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Which one?

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:08 | 1927066 Deadpool
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the one where you said something.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:08 | 1927064 CrockettAlmanac.com
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Those who hand pick the likely winners of presidential elections have a vast number of boobs and shills from which to choose. It makes no sense that they would select a constitutionally unqualified person to groom over a period of decades to fill that role.

The whole "he's not a citizen" thing just doesn't make sense. What makes more sense is that Obama had stalled the release of his birth certificate specifically in order to engender the conspiratorial mind set of the "birthers." Such a move would keep all the red and blue little people arguing about nonsense rather than discussing things like the military-industrial complex, the Fed and the Constitution.

The 'birthers" become a net plus for Obama as those who pursue that line can be portrayed as crazy even if they actually are not. This rallies the righteous blues against the crazy reds and the reds, who see themselves as the righteous ones, counterattack the blues they consider to be crazy. The false dichotomy is strengthened and a situation is created wherein OWS and the Tea Party absolutely will not consider meeting each other on common ground.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:27 | 1927172 Ghordius
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Some of us are afraid of the Red Menace

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 18:43 | 1927799 Reptil
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Inbetween the corrupt fascists of the US/UK/Fr block and the brutal dictators of the Kremlin? mmmm not good.

Watch this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FXcClTkjAds

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:54 | 1927313 European American
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"It makes no sense that they would select a constitutionally unqualified person to groom over a period of decades to fill that role."

 

It makes TOTAL sense. They are flaunting, in our face, their ability to do ABSOLUTELY ANYTHING THEY SO DESIRE, i.e. utilizing a long legged mack daddy capable of performing only ONE FUCKING ACTION: reading a telepromter. (Just as they are manipulating PM's with the same cocky arrogance. Come on, Silver at only $31?)

 


Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:59 | 1927343 CrockettAlmanac.com
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It's a plutocracy, not a circus act. TPTB want to rule the world from the shadows. There's no profit in performing death defying feats to awe millions when all they want is quiet, absolute power.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:15 | 1927409 Potemkin Villag...
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<=== TPTB want to rule from the shadows

<===TPTB pleasure in  attempting death defying stunts on occasion for entertainment & to see how successful they've accomplished their mission

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 23:47 | 1928535 CrockettAlmanac.com
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OK, then. If you really believe that Obama is a Kenyan Muslim terrorist who has been illegally foisted upon the United States why are you just sitting around typing about it? What would it take to get you off your ass and into the street?

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:17 | 1927423 jcaz
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Dude- you're not very familiar with Illinois politics, are you?  He's a born-and-bred lackey.........

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 19:01 | 1927855 CrockettAlmanac.com
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So now he was born in Illinois?

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:18 | 1927124 European American
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Hear, hear!

 

He's an embarrassment to those that had the good sense not to vote in 08. Those that did vote for "either" party are an even more embarrassment.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:20 | 1927133 whstlblwr
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And now the ones scared of Ron Paul election come out to tell you not to vote! LOL.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:59 | 1927346 Whoa Dammit
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Lennon Hendrix,

You left out:

He is a Disney Audio-Animatron.

;-).

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 15:52 | 1926959 notbot
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he'll probably still get a second term

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:10 | 1927075 DaveyJones
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politicians love their seconds

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:13 | 1927083 whstlblwr
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Not if he runs against Ron Paul.

Those who are planning to vote for Gingrich becuase they say he can win against Obama, yeah right. Check polling for general. Only Paul and Romney are close.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:27 | 1927173 Dr. Richard Head
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Plus, Eye of Newt should be running under the D's wolf in sheep's clothing anyway -

Newt Gingrich Backs Funds For Abortion - http://articles.sfgate.com/1995-04-10/news/17801484_1_poor-w...

Newt Gingrich filmed a commercial with liberal Democrat Nancy Pelosi advocating the feds impose regulations to cut back global warming - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qi6n_-wB154

02/15/2007 - Newt Gingrich supported a proposal for mandatory carbon cap and trade - http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/hotpolitics/intervie...

02/10/2011 - Newt Gingrich wants to replace the EPA instead of abolishing it - http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-20031365-503544.html

01/30/2011 - Newt Gingrich lobbied for ethanol subsidies - http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142405274870469800457610...

Newt Gingrich's Environmental Problem - http://www.salon.com/2011/05/11/gingrich_environment_america...

Newt Gingrich co-sponsored the Global Warming Prevention Act which says that “the Earth’s atmosphere is being changed at an unprecedented rate by pollutants resulting from human activities, inefficient and wasteful fossil fuel use, and the effects of rapid population growth in many regions...global warming imperils human health and well-being...and [demands] to reduce world emissions of carbon dioxide by at least 20% from 1988 levels by 2000... major threat to political stability, international security, and economic prosperity.” - 1998 - http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d101:H.R.1078:

Newt Gingrich Supported the Bailouts/TARP

Newt Gingrich says he would've voted for TARP - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJb2NfqwghY

Newt Gingrich gets back on the couch with Pelosi- http://michellemalkin.com/2008/09/28/gingrich-gets-back-on-t...

Newt Gingrich Supported Federal Health Insurance

Newt Gingrich supports Obama and Mitt Romney's healthcare plan- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYHSdRRLb7U

Newt Gingrich says the government must force people to buy health insurance- http://www.healthtransformation.net/cs/opeds_news?pressrelea...

Newt Gingrich Was More Supportive Of Individual Mandates Than Mitt Romney- http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/05/12/newt-gingrich-indiv...

11/15/2010 - Newt Gingrich defended Romneycare - http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensmith/1110/Gingrich_defends...

03/19/2011 - Newt Gingrich has no regrets about supporting Medicare drug coverage. (Now $7.2T unfunded liability) - http://www.thenewamerican.com/index.php/usnews/health-care/6...

Newt Gingrich said: “All of us have a responsibility to help pay for health care.” - http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142405274870350910457632...

Newt Gingrich said: “I agree that all of us have a responsibility to pay — help pay for health care.” MSNBC’s David Gregory: But that is the individual mandate, is it not? “It’s a variation on it.” - http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/267330/gingrich-i-oppos...

In 2008 Newt Gingrich suggested ‘insurance mandates for people who earn more than $75,000 a year.’ Two years later, he was telling Sean Hannity at Fox News that health insurance mandates were unconstitutional.” - http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/The-Vote/2011/0327/New...

Newt Gingrich Supports Amnesty for Illegals Aliens

Watch the video of Newt Gingrich proposing amnesty in his own voice - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-OKFOhCaDY

Conservatives are critical of Newt's amnesty stance - http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/283932/gingrich-amnesty...

More criticisms about Newt's desire for illegals to receive amnesty - http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1210/45873.html

Newt Gingrich voted to raise the debt ceiling 4 times:
1 - http://www.govtrack.us/congress/vote.xpd?vote=h1979-449
2 - http://www.govtrack.us/congress/vote.xpd?vote=h1980-936
3 - http://www.govtrack.us/congress/vote.xpd?vote=h1981-7
4 - http://www.govtrack.us/congress/vote.xpd?vote=h1984-754

Newt Gingrich voted for a $50 billion tax increase - (House Roll Call Vote 569 - 1984)

Newt Gingrich was paid by Freddie Mac to lobby Republicans for support - http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-11-16/gingrich-said-to-be...

More on the Newt Gingrich Freddie Mac lobbyist scandal - http://www.cnbc.com/id/28108013/How_Freddie_Mac_Splashed_Cas...

Newt Gingrich's Charity Paid Money to Gingrich's Business - http://www.theatlanticwire.com/politics/2011/06/gingrich-cha...

Newt Gingrich voted to create the Department of Education - http://www.govtrack.us/congress/vote.xpd?vote=h1979-468

Newt Gingrich voted for the single largest increase on Federal education spending ($3.5 Billion) - http://clerk.house.gov/evs/1996/roll135.xml

Newt Gingrich flip-flops on Libya in less than 16 days- http://www.slate.com/content/slate/blogs/weigel/2011/03/23/n...

Newt Gingrich supported the World Trade Organization, voted for GATT/WTO - http://clerk.house.gov/evs/1994/roll507.xml

Newt Gingrich supported GATT - http://www.cfaba.org/cf05006.htm

Newt Gingrich supported WTO - http://www.nolanchart.com/article368-bill-clinton-and-his-na...

03/15/2011 - Newt Gingrich says that NAFTA worked 'because it created jobs in Mexico' - http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2011/03/15/150658/gingrich...

Newt Gingrich helped push through federally-funded loan guarantees to communist China - http://www.lessgovisthebestgov.com/Newt-Gingrich-Candidate-P....

"Newt Gingrich was passionately in favor of helping Russia (with US foreign aid), saying it was a "great defining moment" for America and we had to do the right thing. Newt was trying to "out-Russia" me, which I was only too happy to have him do." - Bill Clinton - http://www.issues2000.org/My_Life.htm

In one year (1994-1995) Newt Gingrich voted for nearly $45 billion in foreign aid - http://www.unelected.org/socialist-of-the-week-newt-gingrich.

Newt Gingrich was for the United Nations before he was against it - http://thecable.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2011/08/11/gingrich_...

09/16/1996 - Newt Gingrich voted for the anti-gun Brady Campaign’s Lautenberg Gun Ban, which took away gun rights- http://www.nationalgunrights.org/the-inconvenient-truth-abou...

Newt Gingrich has a bad firearms record - http://gunowners.org/gingrich-mixed-record.htm

Newt Gingrich worked for the Rockefeller campaign - http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/newt/interviews.html

10/16/2009 - Newt Gingrich endorsed super liberal Dede Scozzafava - http://michellemalkin.com/2009/10/16/an-acorn-friendly-big-l...

05/04/1979 - Newt Gingrich voted for a federal land grab that put tens of millions of acres of land in the hands of Washington bureaucrats. - http://www.govtrack.us/congress/vote.xpd?vote=h1979-107

04/02/1987 - Newt Gingrich cosponsored the 1987 Fairness Doctrine (anti 1st Amendment legislation) - http://pjmedia.com/tatler/2011/04/29/newt-gingrich-co-sponso...

Newt Gingrich voted to take land away from states and individuals. The “Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act,” which Newt Gingrich voted for in support of President Jimmy Carter, was a federal government power grab that put tens of millions of acres of land in the hands of the corrupt cronyism and bureaucracy in Washington. - http://www.govtrack.us/congress/vote.xpd?vote=h1979-107

Fiscal conservative Steve Forbes' magazine says that "Newt Gingrich Represents The Worst Qualities Of The GOP Primary Field" - http://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/2011/11/16/newt-gingric...

The Many Flip-Flops of Newt Gingrich - http://www.tnr.com/slideshow/politics/85743/newt-gingrich-li...

World Net Daily (WND) - Joe Farah says that "Gingrich is a Liberal" - http://www.wnd.com/?pageId=299873

Democrats Think Newt Gingrich Will Be Easy To Beat - http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1111/68414.html

Jack Abramoff says 'Newt Gingrich is corrupt' - http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2011/11/jack-abramoff-n...

So what is so “conservative” about any of the above? Newt’s stances on these issues line up more with O’Bama’s Progressive Globalist agenda then those of a sovereign small-government conservative. I mean come on now…who is he trying to kid here? Maybe just you and me!
Wolf in sheep’s clothing…he’s the wolf…don’t be one of the sheep!

 

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:34 | 1927497 rguptatx
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Quote of the day (NOT)-Michelle:"Barry, please don't get mad at me, but my mom wants you to ask Mitt if he will let her stay"

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 21:01 | 1928144 Cathartes Aura
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Newt's straddling the line, he's coming in on BOTH sides because that's the overall plan - united global system.

he's hired to begin sprinkling the memes, embedding the thoughts, laying the groundwork. . .

from over *here* I'd say we're crawling closer to their end-game, watch this space.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 21:08 | 1928156 DOT
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Love that last one Dr. !

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 21:19 | 1928182 stiler
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a RHINO, but who else to vote for? RP is isolationist, a good way to get a war started somewhere else and he doesn't back Israel with lip service at least.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:22 | 1927449 Potemkin Villag...
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I'd be a supporter of RP... But...

What's likely is that RP will get marginalized (as he already has) by the MSM...

He'll end up running as a 3rd party candidate (like Perot)... That'll split the vote...

The Kenyan could, then, conceivably win with a popular vote of even less than Bubba did... Just handicapping here...

 

 

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 15:59 | 1926982 TruthInSunshine
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Obama:  Reviled by alleged conservatives, formerly fawned over by alleged liberals (who are now regretting said fawning over), and independents generally liked what he had to say when he was campaigning for POTUS.

Now, everyone realizes that he was Goldman Sach's/JP Morgan's (as proxy tentacles of the House of the Red Shield) errand boy...

...and the irony is that the Crony Capitalists (NOT free market capitalists; big difference) still pretend that they revile him, as he's helped funnel trillions upon trillions of the rapidly shrinking middle class's tax money into the pockets of the Crony Capitalists.

Americans get to watch the finest kabuki theater as any that has ever been produced, all against the backdrop of an empire burning.

Hope(less) & Change(less).

Who brought marshmallows?

Matt Taibbi: Obama's Big Sellout « naked capitalism
Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:08 | 1927067 Mark123
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Good summary. 

It is interesting that some people make so much of the fact he may or may not have been born in the USA....instead of focusing on the power behind this pathetic little stooge. 

 

ps - although it matters not what sort of person the president is these days, I think Carter was a much better person that Obama.  I admire him for standing up to the Israel lobby (at least tying).  If I ended up on a desert island with Obama I would drown myself rather than have to listen to him.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:15 | 1927103 DaveyJones
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carter also wanted to actually do shit about our oil vulnerabilities and then there's Paul Volker. Tough love never wins elections

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:23 | 1927147 whstlblwr
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Maybe I'm wrong, and things have to get worse. But think public is ready for tough love.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:19 | 1927418 newstreet
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Jimmy Carter is the best President in my lifetime. He wanted us energy independent by the year 2000.  He was a peace maker(camp david accords), not a murdering warmonger.  A man of conscious and integrity it's no wonder "they" brought him down so hard.  Notice he was not even invited to the last DNC - a former President not even invited to his party's convention.  Wonder why?  Oh yeah, that book he wrote.  The world would be a better place with more leaders like him.

 

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 18:11 | 1927674 Potemkin Villag...
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Jimmy Carter is the best President in my lifetime. He wanted us energy independent by the year 2000.

I'm guessing your just loving that bloated $30+ billion dollar behemoth called the DOE... Dr. Steven Chu is DA MAN right?... 

---

Where would we all be without an agency whose legacy is to create:

- bumper stickers that say "Carpoolers make better Lovers"

- think that burning corn is vital to out national security

- we should all paint our rooftops white

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That's some serious thinking going on there... Thanks Jimmy Carter...

 

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 19:33 | 1927953 DaveyJones
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Do you prefer the gigantic Department of Defense wasting your oil and stealing others. The irony is, corruption aside, most energy experts believe peak oil and other resource depletions are such an emergency issue, fucked up for so long, that it will take something like a broad Marshall Plan to rebuild energy and transportation systems 

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 21:09 | 1928159 newstreet
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Are you the guy I sold that EUR/AUD 10 lot to last week?

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:27 | 1927472 Potemkin Villag...
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If I ended up on a desert island with Obama I would drown myself rather than have to listen to him.

Fuck that... I'd drown his skinny ass & use it as bait to catch me some fish... I'm obviously more pragmatic...

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:41 | 1927171 whstlblwr
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@EndtheFED, Disagree that Obama was Goldman errand boy. Think he trusted them. He didn't know jack shit about financial market, so he follow their opinion. Didn't think stock market important, you can even find quote early on in presidency where he say market not important. Obama got screwed.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:10 | 1927393 TeamDepends
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Only an idiot would trust Goldman.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:12 | 1927400 whstlblwr
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Agree there. Obama's financial idiot.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 18:14 | 1927686 Grinder74
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@whstlblwr:

[I d]isagree that Obama was Goldman['s] errand boy. [I t]hink he trusted them. He didn't know jack shit about [the] financial market, so he follow[ed] their opinion. [He d]idn't think [the] stock market [was] important[;] you can even find [a] quote early on in [his] presidency where he [said the] market [was] not important.

Maybe you could learn to write English before gracing us with your presence. Unless, of course, you're one of those elite who can speak "Austrian".

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:27 | 1927175 undercover brother
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So you're not disagreeing that Obama was a Manchurian candidate, you're just saying he was placed in there by Goldman Sachs & JP Morgan, rather than some long term liberal democrat covert operation.  

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:22 | 1927447 trav7777
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wow...all those people JUST NOW figured out he was an empty suit all along?  Fuck, I said that in 07.  Try to keep up, America

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 17:23 | 1927451 surrational
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"Americans get to watch the finest kabuki theater as any that has ever been produced, all against the backdrop of an empire burning"

I'd always envisioned it as a bukkake party.

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:09 | 1927069 Mugatu
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More bullish news.  ES should rise into close because all news is bullish now.

Europe - now exploding!
China - Real Estate crash is proceeding!
Japan - Japan has been fucked for decades now!
U.S. - We're screwed but just don't want to believe it!

Yup - everything is bullish now.  

Don't worry Obama, at least the PPT is behind you!  

 

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:19 | 1927129 Mountainview
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How is this possible after G.W.?

Tue, 11/29/2011 - 16:30 | 1927192 hunglow
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I didn't realize there were so many bo lovers here!

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