Five months into his second term, allies and enemies are as confounded as ever about who President Obama really is. Is he the dyed-in-the-wool liberal that his biggest supporters and critics suggest? Or is he a pragmatic, even cynical, politician who cares more for his popularity than taking risks for his ideological goals or living up to his rhetoric? Even in the short period since his reelection, Obama has provided evidence to support conflicting interpretations. His efforts to pass immigration reform, the unsuccessful push for stricter gun controls and tax hikes on high earners buttress the case for Obama-as-ideologue.
Comments: What´s touted by his supporters as pragmatism, is actually an absence of a moral compass, a patriotic set of values, and a desire to lead. "Who is he?" I doubt if even Obama knows.
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The Advocate, 6/17/2013 6:39:43 AM (No. 9379474)
Obama is a fraudulent front man for Islamocommunism. Val Jar is his brain -his corrupt and vengeful brain taking revenge upon America. The AA gave him the unearned credentials and the corrupt press the Halo. Benghazi happened because this venal man was coked up and partying -if that isn´t the case-what was he doing? Why did he want to get rid of Amb. Stevens? Why was Stevens sent to meet the Turkish Amb who left unharmed? Where was Hilary? Obama? Biden on 9/11 and who gave the order to Stand Down? No Wag the Dog scenario with Syria-let Allah sort it out.
Benghazi happened because pResident Doorknob Jackwagon Hoodornament the Arrogant surrounded himself with incompetent egotistical Marxists, Maoists, Communists and limousine liberal elites and let them run wild and unsupervised!
The man who calls himself Barack Obama is a Trojan House. He has gotten himself inside the wall of our civilization and, when our guard was down, has been releasing all the fetid element of anti-Americanism: socialists, Marxists, terrorists, Islamists, statists, etc.
They also say the Democratic grassroots see Obama’s White House as politically shrewd. They cite the way the administration fought during the election year against making Plan B birth control available to all women, but then quietly dropped that opposition last week.
That´s important. We who disagree with O´s policies believe that our short term victories last. They don´t. Because in the dead of night or in Friday document dumps, he changes his mind and his agenda gets passed anyway.
There is great danger in rushing to claim victory just because the polls are not going his way. It´s what goes on when we´re not watching that matters. For example:
“He’s not judged by how fast he moves policy, he’s judged by the end result,...”
Take a look at the "end result" so far. Would any sensible person say that O has not moved America hard Left?
He is the Manchurian Candidate and Valerie Jarrett is his "mother". Remember Meryl Streep. The MSM pushed him on us and they are as guilty as sin for all that has happened. He made a deal with the devil and we got Sec. of State Hillary. Need I say more?
Obama´s allies aren´t guessing who he is because it does not matter to them. It is all about progressive-ism and grinding Republicans into dust. They really are totally committed to fundamentally changing this nation. Everything that has made us strong as a nation is under attack. Our wealth and prosperity, moral compass, religious beliefs, work ethic, military superiority, and patriotism are vanishing because they conflict with Obama´s vision. Obama´s government is laying the foundation for a totalitarian state because it represents his political beliefs. He has the heart of a dictator.
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Bad Dog, 6/17/2013 7:54:54 AM (No. 9379567)
I have absolutely no patience with any supposed educated, reasonable person who is JUST NOW STARTING to figure this out. As #7 succinctly stated, these things about Obama WERE known, by us, long before the systematic and accelerated destruction of the United States began in January 2009. it was all out there to be discovered by anyone else who cared to put Truth before agenda.
But we were called names for daring to speak these Truths. We have been punished, ridiculed, even persecuted for believing that America deserves better, that through our blood, tears, sacrifices, hard work and honesty, America does deserve to be the best.
Obama and his wrecking crew are a toxin in our national blodstream that must be eradicated. And as usual, the cure could be more painful than the disease. But it has to be done or this sick country will die a pitifully premature death.
Anyone who didn´t see this coming is a fool and a disgrace to their God-given ability to think.
obama is a vengeful/bitter/spoiled/brat who never grew up. He´s still fighting the demons placed in his brain by his twisted mother and absent father....
He fit right into the "affirmative" action game. He gets the glory and perks -- BUT -- doesn´t want to do the job. I´ve had this experience first hand with an affirmative action secretary who sat next to me and played games on the computer all day as I worked to complete my work and hers as well. Same pay -- but -- not the same standard set by the PC crowd.
Here´s affirmative action in full view of the world. Mediocre is the name of the game.
Obama is a smooth talking narcissist who cares for nothing but Obama and the perks of office. Where was the man the night of Benghazi?---I am positive he loftily said "fix it" to Hillary & Company( proving that answering the phone at 3 a.m. is a big zero with the woman) and went to bed so he could be fresh for yet another fund raiser, the only thing the man is good at. THE ONE THING I AM POSITIVE OF is that Obama does the fund raising not so much to aid his Party as to get that adulation he thrives on, and in person. THAT is who Barack Obama is: a man hooked on himself and delighted with those who feel the same way. PERIOD!
He keeps us guessing whether or not he will be a man who leads the people out of bad times into good times--epic fail!
There is no such thing as a "new demonrat". It is nothing more than the same old crap dressed up in someone who would be elected not based on experience, but as a media puppet creation whose fake credentials can no longer be supported by trickery.
The man has a plan put forth for him by his handlers to scam the public and bring unmitigated socialism to this country in a effort to ´even the score´.
The problem as Lady Margaret Thatcher once said, is that eventually there are no more rich people to take down.
The rich "white" people who studied history and knew of man´s inevitable nature were unfair. Everything needs to be made "fair".
The mistaken notion that what we need is more government power over us and the right leader has been shown to lead to tyranny just as the Founders said and iy is showing itself true yet again today.
I´m not sure I care any longer WHO he is. As others mention, I´m not sure even HE knows.
But the results of his presidency have been disastrous for the Country and especially for the people he claims to support. His "signature" achievement, BOCare, is about to explode on the Country, driving people out of significantly more costly health insurance. Unions see members losing insurance and dropping union membership in retaliation. Everyone sees costs going up significantly. Most unbiased analysis show that coverage will NOT be universal because it will be too expensive. The management of the system is already far behind where it was supposed to be and it is questionable if it is manageable at all. I expect the quality of care to drop as the system becomes starved for money. The people most impacted are the poor and lower middle class, those BO promises to champion.
WHY did he do this? Who really knows? But the actual results are a disaster and that shows this guy is nowhere near as clever as he thinks he is. He leads with his ideology and opinions but doesn´t have the brains to back it up. He only gets away with it because the MSM drools over him.
I don´t think Obama puts much thought into the positions he takes on issues. Once he takes a position his arrogance won´t allow him to consider opposing points of view and actually has disdain for anyone with the temerity to challenge him. Barry has been painted as an intellectual who is above all the partisan debate in Washington. A true intellectual loves a good debate in the arena of ideas. Barry would rather win using sealed divorce records and intimidation rather than through a robust debate where he may get humiliated by his lack of knowledge.
In the rare instance that he actually moves toward the correct answer on an issue such as not closing Gitmo he pretends that someone else is to blame for failing to get his original position implemented. He is too arrogant to admit he was wrong so he sends the signal to his staff to keep Gitmo open and find someone to blame while publicly stating he wants it closed.
Dysfunctional doesn´t begin to describe this man and his administration.
That´s a good question. Many of his actions don´t make sense. All judgement of his actions should be tempered with the fact he is nothing like how he portrayed himself as all things not Bush/2008 as in a liar is a liar is a liar.
First of all he is obviously a pro-Muslim politician yet he is all for the gay lobby. Nevermind that in an emerging Sharia Law society the gays would be killed right away, a cold hard fact he seems to pretend does not exist. He just wants them on board for support, to eventually be disposed of, perhaps?
He seems to run interference for Russia as in "more flexibility after he wins another term" and does not deploy SDI defenses in Poland, Czech Republic, yet fights proxy war against them in Syria, continues to spy on them. On another note Obama reveals to Russia exactly how many nukes Britain has and Britain doesn´t bat an eyelash, still helps with military support later to overthrow Gadhafi.
He supports all things Muslim with a preference for the Sunni side of things. He could have intervened in Shiite Iran when their motorcycle brigades were whipping and killing people, scored a victory for Sunni dominance, yet he remained silent and let the opportunity fester and slip away. So Iran is alive and well, intervenes in Syria, continues to work towards nuclear bombs, is still a big problem for him.
It still boggles the mind how he can say he is for women, with that pesky Sharia law aspect out there where women are treated like chattel.
He claims he is all for kids and making sure they aren´t shot, yet trumpets unbridled access to abortion. Throw in that lefties are all for unconditional abortion, yet against the death penalty for habitual killers. What sense does that make? I had a left say to me, "how dare you make that comparison!". too bad it is a comparison that needs to be made. He claims to be all in for kids yet his henchwoman Sebelius would not allow a young girl to have a lung transplant. Go figure.
His modus is clear: he could tell a foreign nation "you are my friend, because the enemy of my enemy is my friend", then slip in during the night and terminate his "new friend" perhaps justifying the betrayal as "they had an unfair advantage because of superior weaponry"(socialism fairness yadda yadda).
#4´s comment that "it will take years to undo this mess," is an interesting possibility, but, perhaps, an overly optimistic view and, certainly, an untested supposition. Obama´s eventual retirement will not guarantee a recovery while the following social conditions persist. Nearly half the country dependent on some kind of government welfare. A Democrat Party in the hands of ultra-liberals and a GOP pushing only liberal-lite legislation. An education system (K - Grad School) that promotes only progressive solutions to every social issue. A government bureaucracy and their unions, so shot with liberal zeal that they see nothing wrong with the IRS´s recent pogrom against conservative Americans. A main stream media that celebrates every liberal cause and attacks or completely ignores every conservative opinion. And let us not forget Hollywood and the bulk of our entertainment industry that regularly uses its products to denigrate patriotic and religious and old-style family values. In 1776, Thomas Paine´s "Common Sense" galvanized Americans into finally rejecting King George III and Britain as legitimate overseers and helped precipitate the Revolution. But where is there, today, a modern Thomas Paine and what can be done when there are so many royalists running our government and the rest of our culture?
A shape-shifter, a chameleon, the Mansourian candidate (after al Mansour, the former Black Panther who helped him get into Harvard), a Trojan horse, a fake, a phony, a three-card monte dealer, a leftist, a socialist, a muslim sympathizer, a dissembler, a con man, a human question mark...
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St. Pitbull, 6/17/2013 9:18:10 AM (No. 9379730)
This "mess" will never be fixed. The dems have discovered that it makes no difference what POS you run - just promise the lo-fo´s more "free stuff" and do everything you can to get them to the polls as often as you can and control enough of the polls that voting fraud is rampant. This is the End-Game, politics wise. Time for Plan B.
Press release from Dr. Orly Taitz: "Judge Lamberth, Chief Judge of the USDC for the District of Columbia gives leave of court to file 74 pages of motions and documents providing undeniable evidence of Obama’s use of a stolen Social Security number and seeking release of the original application for the aforementioned number."
All of the above. The old sixties American hating hippies gelled in the nineties they were all waiting for the ´right´ delivery system to launch their progressive communist agenda. Obama was perfect. Black skin and no shuck and jive comic black. Perfect, his skin being his insulation. The evil party of democrats had the nuclear project to destroy Republicans into sand. It´s working and Republicans are dunderheads and clueless as to what´s happening to them. Evil had descended upon us the only thing next is the out and out killing of Americans who oppose them. Don´t think it won´t happen think Benghazi here if you want to see a heartless, no feeling government.
He is also a man who went Columbia without anyone knowing him, spoke of visiting "all 57 states," talked of sitting in the stands at Cominsky (sic) Park, loved the Chicago White Sox but could not name a player, said the Japanese had "dropped the bomb" on Pearl Harbor and heaves a baseball like the shot put. Maybe he is from Mars and studied up on America during the trip here.
I agree he doesn´t "know" who he is. Furthermore, I don´t think he even cares if he knows who he is. I suspect that in his sick twisted mind he is some kind of evolving deity and the future looks even better than the present. "What, Me Worry?". He was a seriously flawed adolescent, admittedly "exotic" by local standards, who fell into the "Affirmative Action" bubble, and parlayed that to today. He is only a composite of BS poured into him. He checks his surroundings and the read-back is: I am really quite something, am I not?"
Why are they asking this question? He´s what they want him to be, but he just hasn´t measured up. He´s not caring(so stupid to think he ever was) he´s not intellectual, he´s naive, he´s a radical, he´s lazy, he spends money like it is going out of style, he´s not a writer or a thinker, he hates Americans, he hates Christians, he´s unmannerly, he lies, he has no moral center, and there is just no way he can identify with any of this country´s populace. He isn´t even black. He´s the worst president we have ever had and they are asking who he is?????? Ridiculous. Just ridiculous.
"...Who is he? Obama keeps allies, enemies guessing in second term..."
As several people stated (paraphrased) "...Obama may not know even who he is..."
And that very conundrum may be his downfall. The topical question should be asked to the person who is on the other end of Barry´s Blackberry! I would just speculate that the real problem for Barry will be when he has exhausted his usefulness and is more of an obstacle rather than useful to that ´Power´. Barry will not be able to vacation without those truckloads of bulletproof glass, armored limos, and a couple of Divisions of SS agents and a pipeline to the US Treasury. IMHO.
Who is he? It is simple...he is the very weak resemblence of Chauncey Gardner from the book and film, "Being There".
BO is just there. He has zero clue what is going on and I am sick and tired of reading and hearing about his brilliance.
The guy is an affirmative action poster child. Obtained privilege because he checked black in the questionnaire.
People voted for him because he was not as obnoxious as Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson. And white guilt could live with him(way larger than JFK or B. Clinton).
BO could eliminate Detroit, Oakland, Atlanta and Compton and "his people" would still vote for him.
He is an outright racist, despises white people and is either a muslim or a complete enabler of muslims against the US.
Nixon was impeached and vilified for the cover up of a 3rd rate burglary. Clinton impeached for perjury. And this bozo gets innocent civilians and military personnel murdered and he still carries the Nobel Peace Prize and adored globally?
The money and power backing this clown has to be more powerful than the Mafia and the Russians combined.
And add insult to injury, this total idiot is perpetually on vacay with his 10,000s of his possies all over the world accomplishing nothing on our dime. 100,000 million dollars during a frickin Depression on this vacay.
Yea, like visiting Africa is a strategic choice for diplomacy? No it is vacay for Michelle and the "girls". Mandela the necessary excuse.
It is sickening...and I do not care who is reading my e-mails. Remember the 1st Amendment.
Correction --- Nixon was not impeached. His own party forced him to resign.That took determination Democrats totally lack. We may not know who he is but we certainly know what he is and it´s so ugly the words to describe him are too gutter to mention here. If the black population peaked past his skin tones they would find he is treating them like the vicious black overseers treated the slaves. Black unemployment is now above 25% and will increase if the immigration bill becomes law
This is ridiculous. Anyone who pays the least amount of attention knows he is helpless without a script, lazy, devoted to partying, and has only a general agenda, the details of which are left to his handlers. He himself is irrelevant, his thuggish handlers direct the Office of the President.
I don´t blame him personally, or even care about him. He´s just a fool who was groomed from day one to slip into a position of power and be a sock puppet. What´s pathetic is that while he was being groomed and boosted from position to position, the entire country was also being groomed to accept politics and supposed reality at face value.
We The People have done everything right and legal since 2007. Our one big mistake was in expecting the republican party to properly represent us and fight for us as spelled out in the Constitution under Duties of The Congress. Boy were we wrong on that one.
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