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Barack Obama says ´I wish
I´d had a father´ as he
addresses guns in Chicago

Telegraph [UK], by Jonathan Wynne-Jones & Jon Swaine

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/15/2013 7:42:52 PM

In an unusually personal speech at a school in his old Chicago neighbourhood, Mr Obama, who was raised by his mother, said his attempts to introduce new gun control laws must be matched by more men behaving like role models who are “held up in respect” by their sons, grandsons and nephews. “There´s no more important ingredient for success, nothing that would be more important for us reducing violence than strong, stable families, which means we should do more to promote marriage and encourage fatherhood,” said Mr Obama. Hailing his “heroic” late mother, Stanley Ann Dunham,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Coy860, 2/15/2013 7:46:04 PM     (No. 9178911)

If not, just make one up.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Italiano, 2/15/2013 7:48:22 PM     (No. 9178916)

So do we. You Democrats and all of your related daddy (or lack thereof) issues have caused the country a lot of problems.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: schnapps, 2/15/2013 7:51:52 PM     (No. 9178918)

I wish we had a president.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: cjohn2979, 2/15/2013 8:08:10 PM     (No. 9178939)

His mother gave everything she had to raise him? Did that include him? I thought she gave him away to his grandmother.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Coy860, 2/15/2013 8:12:27 PM     (No. 9178944)

He certainly isn´t much of a father to his own daughters. Golfing all the time, campaigning even when the campaign is over, separate vacations..so when does he spend time with them?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: FunOne, 2/15/2013 8:25:21 PM     (No. 9178968)

From what we know about his mother, he probably is confused as to who his actual father might have been.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Truth Czar, 2/15/2013 8:50:43 PM     (No. 9178998)

But Barry... You did have a father. His name was Frank Marsh Davis and he was a Commie.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Mother of AL, 2/15/2013 8:52:39 PM     (No. 9179002)

Sorry--just read the article about the $1000/hr golf pro, so I am boiling mad....so here comes my reply..His mother wasn´t heroic, she was just an easy f--- for an old black Marxist.

I apologize to decent folks on L.com, and to the staff. And if you want to take this reply out, ok, but at least I got to write it.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: CEP, 2/15/2013 8:53:24 PM     (No. 9179004)

Read your book didn´t you write about his dreams?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: pinger, 2/15/2013 9:09:15 PM     (No. 9179036)

Oh, he had a father...and he thinks he knows who he was.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: harper, 2/15/2013 9:24:58 PM     (No. 9179059)

Gee, this could be the start of a roll. A reality roll.

Fathers are vital! There goes a half century of Wommyn´s rage, an important part of Democrat "values." Now, if BO were to stand up and say "we must and will renounce all harmful Democrat policies of the last half-century" the salvation of Chicago would be at hand.

Sadly, Chicago will continue to be a showcase for all that is toxic with the Democrats.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: StuartL, 2/15/2013 9:38:57 PM     (No. 9179072)

If you want strong, stable families, stop subsidizing illegitimacy.

How hard is that?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Starlifter Nav, 2/15/2013 9:47:18 PM     (No. 9179078)

I wish he hadn´t.... :-(

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Reply 14 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 2/15/2013 9:54:40 PM     (No. 9179085)

"In an unusually personal speech ..."

He was listening to Ben Carson´s speech. He saw how effective it was, therefore his own mother is suddenly transformed into an
"heroic" figure, when she was actually precisely as #8 described her.

Add that to this recent comment from comedian Chris Rock: “I’m just here to support the president of the United States. The president of the United States is, you know, our boss. But he’s also, you know, the president and the first lady are kind of like the mom and the dad of the country. And when your dad says something, you listen. And when you don’t, it usually bites you in the ass later on. So, I’m here to support the president.”

Obama is just maximizing his opportunities with the help of his cadre of admiring acolytes.

He is that "role model", "boss", "dad". Listen to him, young people. Do what he tells you to do.

Saying that is not to negate any truth of the fact that "strong, stable families, which means we should do more to promote marriage and encourage fatherhood" is a major part of the answer. However, the principles guiding that marriage and family determine its character.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: muncsdad, 2/15/2013 10:48:17 PM     (No. 9179124)

The who in the heck is the evil, leftist, dungheap of a scumball did he write his fawning book about??????

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Reply 16 - Posted by: clw54, 2/15/2013 10:50:34 PM     (No. 9179126)

The left has been undermining the family for decades. Now BHO says he wants to strengthen the family? He makes me sick.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: dcomd, 2/15/2013 10:53:15 PM     (No. 9179130)

Hey, Hussein: I wish your mother had done what all ´good´ demonrats do at the altar of satan and aborted you! /s?!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/15/2013 11:08:25 PM     (No. 9179142)

Was this for sympathy ?

Sure. How many times have we heard
"Who´s your daddy?"


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Reply 19 - Posted by: cincinnati whig, 2/15/2013 11:55:15 PM     (No. 9179171)

BULL[manure]
Notice that Obama evaded mention of the GANGS behind most of Chicago´s murders. Such as Joaquin ´El Chapo´ Guzman´s Sinaloa cartel... which coincidentally is the very outfit which the President´s administration furnished with Fast & Furious weapons.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Japanorama, 2/16/2013 2:05:17 AM     (No. 9179235)

The fool had a father.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: provide, 2/16/2013 7:59:39 AM     (No. 9179510)

Frank Marshall Davis, please step forward for your Father´s Day card.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 2/16/2013 10:22:34 AM     (No. 9179857)

He was raised by his grandmother but many will tell you that he was, in fact, reared by Frank Marshall Davis.

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