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Barack Obama looks bitter, arrogant and
partisan as he begins his second term

Telegraph [UK], by Nile Gardiner

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 1/27/2013 5:55:11 PM

The liberal New Republic, which is periodically described as the in-flight magazine on Air Force One for Democratic presidents, has just released the transcript of an interview with Barack Obama as he looks ahead to the next four years.[Snip]It paints a portrait of a president, in his own words, who appears deeply partisan, sneeringly dismissive of his political opponents, bitterly angry at his adversaries for standing in the way on issues such as the budget, and completely lacking in any humility. If this is Obama at the start of his second term, one can only imagine what he´ll be like

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Bitterly clinging to his policies and diktats, copied from those which have failed and are failing in the UK and Europe.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jalo1951, 1/27/2013 6:02:47 PM     (No. 9142973)

Or to put it in more simple terms he is an ass in need of intensive therapy.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JimS, 1/27/2013 6:11:13 PM     (No. 9142992)

This fraud, this charlatan belongs in an orange jumpsuit.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Davids918, 1/27/2013 6:11:43 PM     (No. 9142993)

Well, it´s because he is.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: DoktorFranken, 1/27/2013 6:15:53 PM     (No. 9143005)

The UK Press - Doing the Job the U.S. Media won´t do.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: woofwoofwoof, 1/27/2013 6:19:16 PM     (No. 9143012)

Same way he´s looked since grade school, except maybe when he was stoned out of his mind.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: dolphin, 1/27/2013 6:20:53 PM     (No. 9143016)

Not just him. His supporters are nasty and arrogant and hyperpartisan. I´ve never seen such poor winners. It goes beyond gloating into the downright rude. AND they are doing this in unison. How does that happen?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Pros7767, 1/27/2013 6:27:15 PM     (No. 9143021)

#6, he looks stoned more often than not.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: 0658, 1/27/2013 6:30:01 PM     (No. 9143026)

It looks as if the British press is doing the work that the American legacy media is just not willing to do.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bob913, 1/27/2013 6:49:03 PM     (No. 9143047)

In short he looks the same as he always does.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: nonsense, 1/27/2013 6:49:24 PM     (No. 9143048)

I skimmed the article in the New Republic and there seemed to be a great deal of bloviating (as usual). I can faintly hear the theme from ValJar that he just has not explained his agenda so that normal stupid Americans can understand it. Meanwhile the Obama for Advancing America Forward to Communism team is waiting in the wings to be unleashed. This W.H. seems to think that all it takes is the correct dose of Propaganda and all will be achieved. How rock bottom foolish is that?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Coy860, 1/27/2013 6:49:33 PM     (No. 9143049)

#7. It happens because liberals consider this war and are unified. It happens because the Republicans are without leadership, and do NOT recognize the enemy for what it is.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: JAN, 1/27/2013 6:52:29 PM     (No. 9143053)

Black hearted soul.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Pearson365, 1/27/2013 6:53:20 PM     (No. 9143054)

Re: "Barack Obama’s imperial tone is badly out of tune with the pessimistic mood of the country, and does not augur well for the next four years."

The country´s pessimism will only going get worse as all of Obama´s first and second term policies and regulations reduce our living standards, eliminate jobs and create enormous resentment between those who receive welfare and those struggling to survive on their reduced paychecks. Perversely, more we decline domestically and internationally, the more that we will see and hear of the Obamas, stoking further resentment and pessimism. Today´s laughable story on Obama´s skeet shooting at Camp David will be followed by tales of his hunting exploits, his skinning of deer, his mountain climbing, Kenyan safaris and sky diving. He will surely be the most accomplished, most rugged bisexual to ever occupy the WH.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: HockeyChick, 1/27/2013 6:59:07 PM     (No. 9143061)

I´ll be in the minority with this view, but here goes: I think he´s increasingly bitter and hostile because he didn´t want to be re-elected. Lord knows he gave plenty of cues, offering up so many sound bites for the GOP to use against him that I could conclude only that he was either entirely clueless or was intentionally trying to get fired. I think it´s the latter. Being president is real work (not that he shows that) and people outside the kingdom of D.C. actually expect you have, you know, a plan and stuff. To constantly take a defensive tone, to pick issues that are instantly divisive ... yes, it´s arrogant, but it also suggests someone who´s saying, "Don´t you get it, people? I suck at this!" At least he may have stumbled on a way to eventually unite the country: make such stupid decisions and attacks that everyone, including all of Congress, ends up hating him by 2016.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 1/27/2013 7:01:21 PM     (No. 9143066)

President`s are supposed to have periodic physical examinations s prescribed by law. I`m curious if a psychological exam is included. Obama seems to hate people in general. Nobody with his mean streak an attitude would treat we Americans in this fashion.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: southernboy, 1/27/2013 7:10:45 PM     (No. 9143073)

In the New Republic article….”..The House Republican majority is made up mostly of members who are in sharply gerrymandered districts that are very safely Republican…”

Gerrymandered because the liberals have insisted that there be districts so heavily black that a black congressman was a certainty. That was originally because it was it was said by blacks they could only be represented by persons of their own color. Gerrymandered black districts result in ‘gerrymandered’ white districts by default.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: ketchuplover, 1/27/2013 7:12:32 PM     (No. 9143076)

The man has set himself up as god since he first entered the picture and has had the praises of 95% of the media. His life is a mockery against God. But I take tremendous comfort in the Bible passage: "Be not deceived; God is not mocked. For whatsoever a man sows, that will he also reap." I wait, O Lord, for your judgment against this abomination.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Keekng, 1/27/2013 7:14:11 PM     (No. 9143078)

The caption offers a perfect description.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: killerbee, 1/27/2013 7:16:46 PM     (No. 9143080)

What makes a leftist angry? Losing.

What makes a leftist angrier? Winning.


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Reply 20 - Posted by: jfodoch, 1/27/2013 7:22:55 PM     (No. 9143089)

His feelings of invincibility could lead to a foolproof effort to impeach, if anyone up there had the cojones to make it happen. I´m praying for it!

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Emmajustin, 1/27/2013 7:28:14 PM     (No. 9143099)

I think he is angry, bitter, mean spirited and annoyed because he thinks there should be no dissent, no criticism, no jokes at his expense, ONLY adoration, praise and wonderment.
I loathe this evil person more each day.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: TheMotherCO, 1/27/2013 7:31:18 PM     (No. 9143104)

I think he is a typical black, thought he could play the race card and stupid people voted for him to show how tolerant and non-racist they were. I have never voted for a dim and never will. There has never been a good or even adequate prez.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: TheMotherCO, 1/27/2013 7:43:38 PM     (No. 9143116)

Sorry - I meant never have we had even an adequate DIM president.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 1/27/2013 7:47:19 PM     (No. 9143122)

#15, I had similar thoughts. My conjecture was that the Mooch wanted Obama to go for a second term and he had had enough. That, I suspected, caused a tantrum resulting in that notoriously expensive European tour with her friends while Obama was left to celebrate his birthday with his friends. ("See? I don´t need you--I can have lunch with a king and queen whenever I feel like it.")


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Reply 25 - Posted by: Dante, 1/27/2013 7:50:58 PM     (No. 9143126)

As if this is anything new. He is a brainless, hate-filled ideologue, always has been.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: hamrman, 1/27/2013 7:57:58 PM     (No. 9143138)

He is all of these things and more!

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Reply 27 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/27/2013 8:02:27 PM     (No. 9143146)

Who´s the bitter clinger now ?

He´s just not into it. The thrill was gone after the first election. I assume this was all for ValJar and the Wookie´s agenda.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: mabeldog, 1/27/2013 8:12:40 PM     (No. 9143155)

I agree with #15. He didn´t think he was going to win either. He thought he would be free at last free of his pretend marriage, free of the criticism he feels he shouldn´t be subject to from the right, free from having to act like he cares. He knows the gun thing is a no win for the Democrats. And now he is expressing his thoughts about football which is so ridiculous. He wants to get back with Reggie and have a big fat pension and armed bodyguards and he can whatever he wants. He´s mad as heck that he has to be president but who knows? He might be set free

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Jebediah, 1/27/2013 8:20:19 PM     (No. 9143162)

Does not MATTER what a majority of Americans think in terms of the direction this country is going in. Obama is supremely confident that HE knows better than anyone on ANYTHING.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Jebediah, 1/27/2013 8:23:46 PM     (No. 9143166)

And as to the Republicans, I watched Fox News Sunday this evening and on the subject of Hillary Clinton, the Republican could not even come out with the fact that she may have traveled miles and miles but she has accomplished very lithe in a world that is in flames as we speak. Yet all I heard was that she had done a wonderful job, etc. WHY are Republicans such fools? Remember when McCaine refused to use the middle name Hussein? When Romney went on and on about how Obama was such a nice man but out of his depth. HE IS NOT A NICE MAN except maybe to his family!

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Reply 31 - Posted by: ronbet, 1/27/2013 8:35:31 PM     (No. 9143178)

We are seeing the face of evil!

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 1/27/2013 8:38:48 PM     (No. 9143186)

It is sickening that enough people voted for him and enough didn´t vote at all and we are saddled with a vinictive, snide, rude AND ruthless man.

He shows not one iota of grace. He demonstrates all the typical mannerism and manners of an arrogant man with pretensions to deity.

As i often ended posts in 2008, beware the smile of the tyrant; behind the lips is a bloody maw.

We have seen this type stride through history, leaving misery in his wake.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Theeo, 1/27/2013 8:39:35 PM     (No. 9143189)

#´s15&29, BOH is a PuppetPresident whose Puppeteer has a well designed game plan thus far working and unchallenged because he´s unknown. Follow the money and you´ll find the MAD MAN WITH THE STRINGS.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 1/27/2013 8:54:31 PM     (No. 9143214)

Posts 15 & 29 echo what I have thought about Biden. I think he was happy to have been chosen VP, but then he got a look behind the curtain and he has been goofy ever since. I think he was hoping to be fired in the first election.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 1/27/2013 8:59:03 PM     (No. 9143226)

Frankly, he has not changed one iota since he began his first term. He doesn´t look, he IS.


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Reply 36 - Posted by: wsdiego, 1/27/2013 9:05:28 PM     (No. 9143235)

What do you mean, looks?

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Reply 37 - Posted by: smcchk, 1/27/2013 9:15:15 PM     (No. 9143249)

Obama had every intention to be re-elected, he is just unleashed now.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: lylacat, 1/27/2013 9:18:32 PM     (No. 9143253)

That would because 0bama is bitter, arrogant and partisan; always has been; always will be.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: Heil Liberals, 1/27/2013 9:28:13 PM     (No. 9143261)

The Won is not genetically programed for humility. He has not the character to care about our nation before himself. He lacks the compassion to extend freedom rather than building a state plantation on which all Americans will be forced to live and work for Massa Bureaucrat.

Basically, he knows nothing about what it is to be an American. And he convinced over 50% of the uninformed that that´s just fine.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 1/28/2013 1:00:50 AM     (No. 9143429)

That´s because he is bitter, arrogant and partisan.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: jdwill, 1/28/2013 2:41:03 AM     (No. 9143456)

hussein is in a hilarious, knee-thumping, inevitable self-destruct mode! Having absolutely no clue as to why "nobody likes him"! Poor chap! Should talk to his gay buddies for solace! No one else cares or give a fat damn!

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Reply 42 - Posted by: provide, 1/28/2013 6:09:46 AM     (No. 9143527)

His job has always been to be the symbolic distraction for blacks as the liberals open the tap for illegals. Economic opportunity in the black community will be limited to professional sports, public employment and hip hop security.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/28/2013 7:37:33 AM     (No. 9143577)

Obama is the product of a low IQ,low common sense electorate,who´s more interested in obama as a celebrity than president.

Unemployed liberals think it´s just a matter of time before Obama gets around to creating a dream job for them.In the meantime,they´ll just lounge around the folks house,eat their food and burn their electric.

I´d love to know how many parents can´t get their lazy assed kids out of the house to look for a job. The convenient excuse is there´s none out there.

Jobs have never been easy to find and employers aren´t going to knock on your door.

The left is laying the groundwork to write a new constitution in the next several years. If you want to know what it would look like read kenya´s new one which is pure utopianism.Of course it´s totally impracticable in a backward country like that but it exposes their mindset.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: TakeBackAmerica, 1/28/2013 7:40:30 AM     (No. 9143580)

That sneering little Marxist looks exactly like the traitor to this republic that he is.

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New York Post, by Aaron Short    Original Article
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Gov. Cuomo has a message for conservative Republicans — you don’t belong in New York. Cuomo said Friday that members of the GOP with “extreme” views are creating an identity crisis for their party and represent a bigger worry than Democrats such as himself. “Their problem isn’t me and the Democrats; their problem is themselves,” the governor said on Albany’s The Capitol Pressroom radio show. “Who are they? Right to life, pro-assault weapons, anti-gay — if that’s who they are, they have no place in the state of New York because that’s not who New Yorkers are.”

1.1 Trillion Reasons to Dump
Boehner and McConnell

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American Thinker, by J. Robert Smith    Original Article
Posted By: SpeedMaster- 1/18/2014 6:51:59 AM     Post Reply
Late Thursday afternoon, the Senate passed a $1.1 trillion spending measure that´s best described as a fix -- fix, as in an act of Republican perfidy and chicanery. The process was rigged by Speaker Boehner and Senate Minority Leader McConnell (doubtless with a wink and a nod from Harry Reid) to push through the gargantuan spending measure while giving House and Senate Republicans cover on ObamaCare funding. The bill was an incomprehensible 1,582 pages. Here´s how it worked. House Republicans passed the spending bill with a provision to strip funding from ObamaCare. In the Senate, Harry Reid used rules to

Power play: Federal ruling
forbids states from checking
voters’ citizenship

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Washington Times (D.C), by Stephen Dinan    Original Article
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A federal commission rejected three states’ requests to ask voters for proof of citizenship, issuing a complex decision Friday that said it’s up to the national government, not the states, to decide what to include on registration forms. Under the motor-voter law, federal officials distribute voter-registration forms in all of the states. Arizona, Kansas and Georgia all asked that those forms request proof of citizenship, but the federal Election Assistance Commission rejected that in a 46-page ruling. The EAC said states can check driver’s license databases or ask federal immigration authorities for information, but they cannot tell the federal government

As Wendy Davis touts life
story in race for governor,
key facts blurred

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Dallas Morning News, by Wayne Slater    Original Article
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Wendy Davis has made her personal story of struggle and success a centerpiece of her campaign to become the first Democrat elected governor of Texas in almost a quarter-century.While her state Senate filibuster last year captured national attention, it is her biography — a divorced teenage mother living in a trailer who earned her way to Harvard and political achievement — that her team is using to attract voters and boost fundraising.The basic elements of the narrative are true, but the full story of Davis’ life is more complicated, as often happens when public figures aim to define themselves. In

The Republican Party’s uphill path
to 270 electoral votes in 2016

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Washington Post, by Dan Balz    Original Article
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A recent conversation with a veteran of GOP presidential campaigns raised this question: Which, if any, of the recent battleground states are likely to become more Republican by 2016? The consensus: very few. That reality highlights one problem Republicans face as they seek to regain the White House after six years under President Obama. Lots of factors affect elections: the quality of the candidates, the state of the economy, the effectiveness of the campaigns. But in a country whose demographics continue to change, Republicans will begin this campaign with one significant disadvantage. Over the past three decades, the political leanings of

This 11-Year-Old Guitar Prodigy Blew
Our Minds on ´Fox and Friends´

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Fox News, by Fox News Insider    Original Article
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An 11-year-old guitar prodigy from Nebraska stopped by Fox and Friends this morning to do some live shredding in the studio. The world found about Aidan Fisher´s amazing talents after he was invited up on stage at a Steel Panther concert in Kansas City. The band´s guitarist, Satchel, actually met Fisher and his dad at a hotel before the show. Fisher had already planned to go to the concert with a sign challenging Satchel to an on-stage solo duel. What the kid did next amazed the band and the crowd as Fisher did a pretty spot-on Eddie Van Halen impression,

Piers Morgan: Say, Isn´t Ambassador Stevens
to Blame For His Own Death In Benghazi?

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Townhall, by Leah Barkoukis    Original Article
Posted By: Flyright- 1/18/2014 3:45:22 PM     Post Reply
A bipartisan Senate intelligence committee report on Benghazi was released this week, which placed blame on the State Department and intelligence agencies for the failures that led to the death of four Americans on Sept. 11, 2012. Discussing the report’s findings with Piers Morgan, Sen. John McCain laid into the State Department and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for their mishandling of the situation—but that’s when things took a rather unusual turn. Morgan actually attempted to deflect some of the blame to Ambassador Chris Stevens, who was killed during the attack:


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