Special Notice: Obama To Vacation On Martha's Vineyard Following A Job Well Done

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Wed, 08/10/2011 - 15:58 | 1547853 Bloodgroove
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This is bullish, right?

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 16:07 | 1547886 anynonmous
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ya except they had a little problem with the grill

Early morning fire at Blue Heron Farm, site of presidential retreat

(The Martha's Vineyard Times - reader comments welcome)


Wed, 08/10/2011 - 16:15 | 1547990 egdeh orez
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pfft... so he's on vacation. Big deal. Does anyone realize the guy's a terrorist yet?

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 17:01 | 1548388 oogs66
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I keep seeing these:  Obama Biden  campaign bumper stickers...somehow i have to do a double take as to make sure they didn't say Osama Bin Laden


Wed, 08/10/2011 - 19:32 | 1549045 smlbizman
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good job brownie

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 19:51 | 1549117 spiral_eyes
Wed, 08/10/2011 - 22:47 | 1549674 tip e. canoe
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an artful dodger with a Sharpie sees that "B" as an "S".

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 18:20 | 1548747 Hugh G Rection
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Martha's Vineyard is a small island, I'm worried when Michelle's fat-ass sets foot on it... will it flip over?

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 18:31 | 1548807 max2205
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He's been on a hip hop vacation since election night. Pheef

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 19:58 | 1549145 zorba THE GREEK
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Poor Obama, he needs vacation, golf is very exhausting. 

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 20:15 | 1549202 Hugh G Rection
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The real masters are still hard at work devaluing our currency.  You would need lots of vacation too, if you were a FED puppet with the financial industrys hand up your ass 24-7.

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 16:09 | 1547941 wombats
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Anything that keeps the great pretender out of town and out of the country's business is a good thing.

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 16:45 | 1548268 Deacon Frost
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At least he realises he is powerless and inept

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 18:01 | 1548656 Cheesy Bastard
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What president doesn't need to get away from it all, play golf, smoke a little crack and have sex with his male personal trainer every now and then?

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 20:24 | 1549235 thedrickster
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Ah Larry Sinclair. I hear that he is holed up on a yacht in Nantucket waiting for the call.

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 16:51 | 1548272 macholatte
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That's what I've been saying for years. Let the Congress do 1 thing  and only 1 thing every year when they convene...... and that's vote to adjourn. Period.

Think about it. Had they done absolutely nothing for the past 20 years except to ratify the budget of the previous year (that means no changes to anything at all since 1991, no new taxes, no new regulations, no war, no nothing) how much better off would we be?


This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer.
Will Rogers

You can lead a man to Congress, but you can't make him think.
Milton Berle

Being elected to Congress is regarded as being sent on a looting raid for one's friends.
George Will

There is more selfishness and less principle among members of Congress than I had any conception of, before I became President of the U.S.
James K. Polk


Wed, 08/10/2011 - 16:53 | 1548321 Tipo anónimo
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yes.  I was saddened to hear that the Obummer will be in constant contact.  There could be nothing better than if he went radio silence... well, forever.

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 18:44 | 1548853 FeralSerf
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James K. Polk was the one that made war on a nearly defenseless Mexico so he could take half of it away from the Mexicans.  When Saddam tried to do that in Kuwait, he got squashed.

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 18:55 | 1548900 TexasAggie
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So, Mexico didn't like losing to the Texans.

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 19:10 | 1548948 FeralSerf
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Texans were illegal immigrants into Mexico.  Slavery was illegal in Mexico.  Texas wasn't the reason (or even a valid reason) why Polk went to war against Mexico.  It was Manifest Destiny.  Whatever the fuck that means.  Polk wanted more territory.  Like the Germans' "lebensraum",  more empire, more money, even if it's necessary to get it by armed robbery.

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 19:17 | 1548990 Incubus
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they're taking it back, anyway. By 2050 this place will just be another Latin American state.

That's fine and all, but I haven't seen latin types as very entrepreneurial, have you? 


Maybe we'll just be the house maids for China and the rest of Asia... or we can become the drug running superpower of the world.  We'll just modify the statue of libterty so that she's lifting a joint up to that torch


Wed, 08/10/2011 - 19:38 | 1549079 nmewn
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"Texans were illegal immigrants into Mexico.  Slavery was illegal in Mexico."

And the Mexicans inherited all of it from the kings of Spain. Who, in turn, conquered/pacified all of it from native Indians. And Spain was heavilly involved in slave trading before declining as an empire and ceding their slave trade to Britain.

Do you have an actual point of empire power vacuums being filled?...or just on a general Polk bashing rant?...human history is not a static thing, its fluid.

And, don't mess with Texas...my wife is from there...you'll have to trust me on this ;-)

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 19:47 | 1549108 Rodent Freikorps
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I think you are wasting your time. If the theory doesn't end with "America sucks." they don't care.

Part of the destruction of a nation is to cut it off from its foundations.

Explains a lot about modern "education."

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 19:55 | 1549137 Yen Cross
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  Go point both Gentlemen! When entitlements, supersede innovation.  It's generally a indicator of " Decline"!   No matter what the Race, or demographics...  Good trading!

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 20:07 | 1549179 nmewn
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Correct on all points.

Pointing out the euro power/guilt trip always seems to dampen the jovial "American people suck" vibe around here...I can be such a party pooper sometimes...lol.

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 20:46 | 1549322 James
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Texas gave up the right to say "Don't mess with Texas" when your state capitulated to TSA.

Texas, as a major hub of air traffic, was handed the torch to shut that tyranny down and Texas folded like a cheap lawnchair.

Yup, sure scared of Texans.

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 20:57 | 1549374 nmewn
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"Texas, as a major hub of air traffic, was handed the torch to shut that tyranny down and Texas folded like a cheap lawnchair.

Yup, sure scared of Texans."

The thing for you to do is to stride into any public place in Texas and yell this at the top of your lungs...just be close to Paris when you do ;-)

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 19:41 | 1549089 macholatte
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Texans were illegal immigrants into Mexico

Not entirely true. You drink too much Kool-Aid. How about some Wiki-Aid


Texas Revolution 1835-1836


Thu, 08/11/2011 - 11:58 | 1551156 Kobe Beef
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Bullshit. Early Texans were not illegal immigrants. Some were horse thieves & wanted men, no doubt, but not illegal immigrants.

Mexico had an open-door immigration policy for many years in an attempt to settle its northern frontier in competition with the USA's westward expansion. You could call it Free Land. "If you can tame it, it's yours," is the Anglo expression of Mexico's land & immigration policy. The doors were open. Whole German & Polish towns left germany's warring principalities and decamped along Texas rivers. They brought their way of life & also gave us Texas BBq. Many Scots-Irish farmers & their families also decamped & settled into life in Texas. They grew food & made the Land productive. All of these activites were sanctioned & approved by the Mexican government.

The Revolution is Another Story Entirely, but Early Texans were not illegals. I can tell you like history & my grandmother was a Daughter of the Republic, so I'm just setting you straight on her behalf. No offense. Now, I dont know nuthin bout no James k polk.




Thu, 08/11/2011 - 15:53 | 1551804 FeralSerf
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It wasn't an open-door immigration policy for slave-owners or non-Catholics.  Catholic Poles and Irish yes.

Fri, 08/12/2011 - 06:46 | 1553579 Kobe Beef
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Well, that's a good point. Mexico didn't specificly proscribe Protestants from entering & settling Texas, so lots of 'em came in, mostly from the USA. My Great-grandafther was Protestant & a horse thief. He still immigrated somehow & became a farmer in Nacodoches County.

So the Protestants' entering & settling in Texas was not prohibited under Mexican Law.. They entered, having significantly different religious & political ideas than Mexico City.

Then, possibly before or after assuming dictatorial powers, Santa Anna decreed that all Texas marriages take place in a Catholic church. Predictably, a large segment of the population had a disagreement with that.

Here's to history!




Wed, 08/10/2011 - 20:06 | 1549176 my puppy for prez
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This is GENIUS!  An amendment to the Constitution that states, "The Congress of the United States of America shall DO NOTHING!  Period!!!"

I like your thinking!

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 16:16 | 1547994 Whatta
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this is bullish for the end of the month.

what dates will he STFU on?

I'll BUY BUY BUY on those days.

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 16:15 | 1547997 krispkritter
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"This is bullshit, right" There, fixed it. Yes, yes it is. 

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 16:51 | 1548314 MillionDollarBonus_
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President Obama is trying his best - it's a hard job being president of the world's greatest super-power. These un-greatful comments are very saddening, and are indicative of our country's loss of values. There was a time when hard-working politicians would receive thanks for their courage and sacrifice, but those days appear to be over.

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 16:56 | 1548349 SokPOTUS
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Dude, you have a *great* sense of humor, I LOL'ed.

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 17:07 | 1548428 krispkritter
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Executive and Congressional 'Fluffer' position has been filled.  You can stop now.

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 17:42 | 1548588 I did it by Occident
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I'm pretty sure it was sarcasm

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 22:32 | 1549643 StychoKiller
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It's almost impossible to tell the difference between a True Believer and Sarcasm -- the key is to NOT wear a chain that someone can jerk on...

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 23:12 | 1549725 rambo1028
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Damn it!! :)

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 23:34 | 1549766 oogs66
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Fluffer czarina. Equal opportunity for czars

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 17:07 | 1548435 thewhitelion
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I, for one, wish all of our elected officials the vacation they've so richly earned.

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 22:33 | 1549646 StychoKiller
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Pretty sure GITMO doesn't need reservations! :>D

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 18:24 | 1548769 FeralSerf
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Furthermore, since most of the posters here are either short the indexes and/or long PMs Obama's policies have been richly rewarding.  I couldn't have asked for a more profitable bunch than this gang of idiot-thieves.  This was my best day ever.

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 19:08 | 1548953 Blotsky
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Are you his "personal trainer"?

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 22:48 | 1549676 Chuck Walla
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You forgot the /sarc!  


Look around you, either you are a bad comedian, a Media Matters flying monkey or too clueless to survive

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 17:40 | 1548580 I did it by Occident
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As long as he isn't on TV giving a speech, that's good for the market.  Whenever he or Geithner or the Bernank give a speech, the market tanks. 

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 15:58 | 1547856 drink or die
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Where did that "Mission Accomplished" banner go again?

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