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Obama: Government has to
stop discouraging marriage

Washington Examiner, by Joel Gehrke

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/15/2013 7:24:34 PM

As President Obama offered proposals to build “ladders of opportunity,” he suggested that many problems in Chicago trace back to the absence of strong families in the city. Obama placed the remarks in a very personal context. “I wish I’d had a father around, who was involved,” he said, after acknowledging the “heroic” women who raise children alone. “Loving supportive parents . . . those parents supporting kids — that’s the single most important thing. Unconditional love for your child — that makes a difference.” He suggested that a lack of role models plays into the

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Uh oh. Those baby mommas in Chicago won´t want to hear that.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: beth, 2/15/2013 7:30:38 PM     (No. 9178891)

Women in same sex relationships raising kids won´t like this either. But Obama is right for once. Sons and daughters both need a dad and a mom.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bamapreacher, 2/15/2013 7:35:54 PM     (No. 9178898)

If unmarried women on welfare lost handout money for each baby after the first they would either get married or stop having babies. The marriages might not work out, but if even a few did it would help.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Keekng, 2/15/2013 7:58:50 PM     (No. 9178926)

How is the gub´mint discouraging marriage?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MissMann, 2/15/2013 7:59:27 PM     (No. 9178927)

He should have brought Dr. Ben Carson along. He had a mom who did right by her kids, even without a dad.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: FormerDem, 2/15/2013 8:06:26 PM     (No. 9178936)

Stoppit. This makes sense. The man´s a human being and says sensible things every so often. This was one.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Pros7767, 2/15/2013 8:11:54 PM     (No. 9178942)

He could care less. Just more words on the telepromter. If he really meant them they would have been emphasizing it all through the first term.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: stablemoney, 2/15/2013 8:16:51 PM     (No. 9178952)

Stinking liberals destroy the family and the country, then say they wish there were families.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: quark, 2/15/2013 8:43:15 PM     (No. 9178989)

#6 is right but at last he said things that should be said - I don´t know whether to believe it or not. He should have been talking about this since his beginning if he really believed it, so much could have been accomplished...

Actions will tell...

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Reply 9 - Posted by: artman1746, 2/15/2013 8:49:44 PM     (No. 9178995)

Ya think??

First time in five years he says anything about need for strong families. First black President has no desire to attack the underlying problem in black American conditions. It might result in their conditions improving to the point where they don´t need the government or Demorat Party. THAT cannot be tolerated.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: jeffreyabigail, 2/15/2013 8:53:36 PM     (No. 9179005)

You mean he finally figured it out?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: jeffreyabigail, 2/15/2013 8:56:46 PM     (No. 9179011)

It´s really a shame because Obama is THE GUY who could be ranting and raving about the breakdown of the black family and how it is the cause for ridiculous levels of poverty, murder and mayhem, not racism.

Hey Obama, you´re not running for office again. I know it doesn´t play to your base, but why don´t you make this your #1 talking point for the next four years. I would have a lot more respect for you. A child needs a mother and a father. Just say it. Every week.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: fayebeck, 2/15/2013 9:08:02 PM     (No. 9179032)

Such BS. Had any Republican said this he would be labeled a racist. I give no credit whatsoever to such a despicable human being. He deserves no credit on or about anything good.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: fayebeck, 2/15/2013 9:10:22 PM     (No. 9179039)

P.S. Of course he excludes "survivors" of botched abortions.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/15/2013 11:26:48 PM     (No. 9179148)

Sure. In that case stop rewarding them for spitting out babies like a soda machine.

What I think is Zippy´s trolls are on every web site reading what we write and stealing ideas. If he and the Wookie really thought this, she wouldn´t have ruined school lunches for the past four years, and he wouldn´t have been in Atlanta promoting more money for Head Start.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Crosscut, 2/15/2013 11:41:07 PM     (No. 9179162)

But it was his party that did the most to destroy families. He is either ignorant or a hypocrite.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 2/16/2013 10:32:30 AM     (No. 9179878)

Hey Barky! Couldn´t you just draw up an Executive Order and make them marry someone?- in fact, it should be someone of YOUR choosing.

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