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Dissent Festers in States
That Obama Forgot

New York Times, by John Harwood

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Posted By:garnet, 6/19/2013 2:43:55 PM

WASHINGTON — You might call North Dakota the antithesis of President Obama’s political base. Whites make up 90 percent of its population, which is fewer than one million people and mostly in rural areas. Its proportion of people 65 and over exceeds the national average. There was never a chance that North Dakota would give Mr. Obama its three electoral votes. So Mr. Obama has not given North Dakota his time. It is one of six states he has not visited as president, along with South Dakota, Arkansas, Idaho, South Carolina and Utah. He has gone just once

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: civilservant, 6/19/2013 2:47:35 PM     (No. 9383984)

Oh, Johhny.........it simmers in the ones he visits as well.



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Reply 2 - Posted by: stablemoney, 6/19/2013 3:10:16 PM     (No. 9384027)

John Harwood is a nasty, rascist slimball well situated with the NYTs.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Th-Gr-Sil-Majority, 6/19/2013 3:16:41 PM     (No. 9384035)

...I sense that the folks in North Dakota, with the best economic growth in the country, are more than happy not to have to deal with a visit from one who would love to cripple their future...

...as for the Mississippi Delta, he wouldn´t know how to relate to the truly disadvantaged. He would rather be taking an "all expense paid" vacation to Africa, getting free dashikis for his wardrobe...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: schnapps, 6/19/2013 3:41:56 PM     (No. 9384077)

Five of the six states Øbama has ignored are doing much better than the country as a whole. They should pay him to stay away.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: Mass Minority, 6/19/2013 4:00:05 PM     (No. 9384102)

Obama has not ignored those red states, he has acted in open defiance of them. He has vowed to kill the energy sector, stop the Keystone pipeline and strangle our farmers with regulations on everything from how much they can plant to where they can park their tractors.

He has ignored pleas for help as well, he denied Texas disaster relief during the terrible wildfires in 2011 and was very slow to react to many areas hit by flooding in the Mississippi delta during his first term. He has attempted to stop jobs from moving to red states from blue ones and has championed policies that benefit the largest cities at the expense of their rural neighbors. Never forget he is a HUGE fan of "regionalism". Thats the concept that the big cities are owed a percentage of the tax reciepts of all the suburbs around them simply because, well, the cities want more money to waste on social programs.


Obama has made it very clear from his first day in office that he is the president of only half this country. The rest of us, and that included most of "flyover country" are enemies greatly in need of punishment.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MattMusson, 6/19/2013 4:09:58 PM     (No. 9384132)

Anybody remember how Monolithic the USSR appeared - just before it fell apart?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: rubberneck, 6/19/2013 6:50:27 PM     (No. 9384353)

I don´t speak for everybody in my state (Idaho), but speaking for myself I thank Dear Leader profusely for "forgetting" my state... I hope the trend continues! (The best possible outcome would be VERY limited "Obama fallout" once he´s done.)

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