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Obama faces familiar world
of problems in 2nd term

Associated Press, by Bradley Klapper and Matthew Lee

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Posted By:garnet, 11/8/2012 2:34:47 PM

WASHINGTON — Now that his re-election is secured, President Barack Obama has a freer hand to deal with a world of familiar problems in fresh ways, from toughening America’s approach to Iran and Syria while potentially engaging other repressive countries such as Cuba and North Korea and refocusing on moribund Middle East peace efforts. The first tweaks in his Iran policy could come within weeks, officials said. But a pressing task for Obama will be to assign a new team to carry out his national security agenda. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Pearson365, 11/8/2012 2:44:45 PM     (No. 9000110)

AP hero worship about Obama means it is time for the perfect post-election drink:


The Jimmy Buffet inspired cocktail - the Obamaville. Which is a blend of sadness, regrets, ennui, what happened and gee there weren't enough of us, well shaken and served with salt in our wounds. It's the drink that someone else pays for.


Two of these an you're ready to get Fluked.




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Reply 2 - Posted by: Emmajustin, 11/8/2012 2:45:28 PM     (No. 9000114)

Yeah, we're still broke.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 11/8/2012 2:50:48 PM     (No. 9000141)


Poor President Obama, look at the mess he inherited!
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Reply 4 - Posted by: janjan, 11/8/2012 2:55:42 PM     (No. 9000157)

Now we get to spend 4 years blaming Obama's predecessor - Obama.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Coy860, 11/8/2012 2:58:30 PM     (No. 9000164)

Obama is Obama's worst problem.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: KTWO, 11/8/2012 3:03:18 PM     (No. 9000177)

Agree, Hero Worship.

And he is due for another Nobel Peace Prize. They should just retire the award.

"I don't get ulcers, I give ulcers." is old but applicable. O has no troubles and doesn't face anything.

He will just use force when needed. How many times does he have to say that before people hear it?

The media will fawn. The government will obey and people who don't will go away.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jimmyfoxhound, 11/8/2012 3:06:18 PM     (No. 9000188)

4 more years of cleaning up after Bush!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: sfacheem, 11/8/2012 3:10:25 PM     (No. 9000194)

The longest lame duck session in presidential history is about to begin.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mathman, 11/8/2012 3:40:34 PM     (No. 9000273)

No.
He has no problems to deal with.
He will do whatever he wants.
There are no constraints, no controls.
If he wants to junket, he will junket.
If he wants to golf, he will golf.
Dealing with Syria is not his problem.
Dealing with North Korea is not his problem.
His only problem is how not to get bored.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: J Wayne, 11/8/2012 3:46:25 PM     (No. 9000287)

Bending over and grabbing our ankles is not "fresh new ways." That was called the Carter administration.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: steveracer, 11/8/2012 4:00:54 PM     (No. 9000347)

Things will not get better. But who is left to blame?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: KsGirl101, 11/8/2012 4:01:15 PM     (No. 9000348)

I hope and pray he plays for the next four years. Although, he's got about a jillion czars to make sure his wishes are carried out against us.
Jeezzz, I feel so beaten down and helpless.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: TakeBackAmerica, 11/8/2012 4:28:27 PM     (No. 9000407)

With Zippy's Marxist dictatorship confirmed, the 2016 election may be irrelevant. He'll eventually destroy himself and be slammed by the crowd of idiots that put him where he is today. But will it be too late? Hitler was indifferent—or lethal--to whatever opposition he may have had. It took a war.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: ginadee, 11/8/2012 4:50:51 PM     (No. 9000460)

I hope he has a nervous breakdown.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: civilservant, 11/8/2012 5:32:56 PM     (No. 9000561)

A democrat can NEVER fix the problems the USA faces.
Democrats CAUSED the problems.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: heartlandgal, 11/8/2012 6:22:27 PM     (No. 9000666)

I'm hoping that we can make his last four years miserable--like he has done to us.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: justavoter, 11/8/2012 6:22:55 PM     (No. 9000667)

Obama does't have to do anything except say he has done everything to do whatever needs to be done and then go play golf. The MSM will just follow along and blame any problems on the recalcitrate Republicans.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: get er done, 11/8/2012 7:16:50 PM     (No. 9000781)

Obama's policies consist of asking ValJar for her decision or opinion on any given matter. The House should subpoena ValJar and subject her to the Benghazi Inquisition.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: stablemoney, 11/8/2012 8:07:24 PM     (No. 9000882)

I wish Obama faced them and they were his problems. Unfortunately, they are our problems and we have an idiot to ruin America. I would say waste our resources, but that he has already accomplished. Obama accomplishments: driven the country to ruin. Thanks man. We love ya.

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