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Why must the American people suffer
when even so many Democrats
don’t want Obamacare?

Washington Times, by Sen. Rand Paul

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 9/28/2013 12:15:47 AM

Earlier this week, in an effort led by Sen. Ted Cruz, some of my Republican colleagues and I took to the Senate floor with the intent of making Washington listen. The American people have made it abundantly clear that they do not want Obamacare. In fact, a majority of elected officials, the same officials that voted to implement this health care mandate, do not want it, either. Last summer, in a 5-4 decision authored by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., the Supreme Court wrongly concluded that Obamacare’s individual mandate could stand. As a consequence of the court’s ruling, starting

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Melody, 9/28/2013 2:43:19 AM     (No. 9540480)

´´I find it absolutely despicable that Mr. Obama, his administration and the elected officials who shoved this mandate down the throat of Americans are now giving themselves waivers. The president is also giving his friends waivers. Mr. Obama’s behavior mirrors that of a captain jumping overboard, abandoning his own sinking ship.´´

I agree completely, Sen. Paul. It is despicable. We don´t get to use that word very often, but it certainly is apt in regard to those low-down no-good politicians. Keep fighting that evil growing in our government, please. And thank you.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: CleanhouseinDc, 9/28/2013 2:46:44 AM     (No. 9540486)

Sadly, we saw 19 traitors in the Senate yesterday.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Husker Infidel, 9/28/2013 8:01:14 AM     (No. 9540662)

I too find it despicable. I am sick and tired of the elite in congress passing laws that they do not apply to themselves. It is not just Obamacare, they have also exempted themselves from insider trading laws. They get rich while they are in congress.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: strike3, 9/28/2013 8:09:30 AM     (No. 9540671)

All three branches of the US government are corrupt. When does the housecleaning start? And I don´t mean by voting, that process has been corrupted too. We are officially a third world country.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Red Jeep, 9/28/2013 8:10:08 AM     (No. 9540672)

Why must we have Obamascare? Because of its name.

If it were named after Pelosi or Reid or Schumer it wouldn´t matter so much.

But a health care plan with the name of the first half white President must be inflicted upon us. Besides, Halloween is coming.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Romochick, 9/28/2013 8:14:43 AM     (No. 9540678)



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Reply 7 - Posted by: Romochick, 9/28/2013 8:16:55 AM     (No. 9540680)

#2..traitors?


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Reply 8 - Posted by: Bohallx, 9/28/2013 8:17:38 AM     (No. 9540683)

Think of it this way ~ what if the Nazis won WWII ~ they´d have imposed fascist methods on this country. The individual mandate would have required yout´ to don uniforms and dig ditches for the party elite so that they could install irrigation systems for their estate shrubbery.

The Speaker of the House would be this Italian woman with mafia roots and Fascist party leanings, and the only dissenter allowed would be so-called ´consumer advocates´ whose fathres were Falange party officers.

Cuba would be a vast, desolate wasteland........

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Reply 9 - Posted by: guybee, 9/28/2013 8:22:15 AM     (No. 9540694)

The ONLY solution is to throw these bums out. That is not going to happen unless the apathetic get off their duffs and actually vote and get involved. We have the government we deserve because of the fools who either voted for the ONE or voted by not voting.

God help America.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: cake crumb, 9/28/2013 8:23:26 AM     (No. 9540698)

Well, Obama and family are exempt and all of congress is exempt, so why not keep us yolked to the machine as long as they can milk it to pretend there are more jobs than there really are? Isn´t that what they´ve been doing since the New Deal? Look how well that worked for Greece?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: specialmomo, 9/28/2013 8:29:53 AM     (No. 9540707)

Short answer: Most of the elected officials really don´t care about us, they only care about getting more power and control.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: terry_tr6, 9/28/2013 8:34:02 AM     (No. 9540716)

I think #2 does not understand the way the senate works

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Reply 13 - Posted by: rustycfc, 9/28/2013 8:34:36 AM     (No. 9540717)

john Roberts could have prevented this mess.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: OhMy, 9/28/2013 8:36:18 AM     (No. 9540721)

#2 Possible troll or just uninformed.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: mhynds53, 9/28/2013 8:52:13 AM     (No. 9540737)

So many times a single vote makes the difference. A single senate vote from a New England state could have prevented the ADA ever coming to the Senate floor for a vote, or a single Supreme Court vote could made it all unconstitutional. So many other examples.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: uno_thatguy, 9/28/2013 8:56:27 AM     (No. 9540749)

Next option? Encourage the lofos to boycott this mess and don´t sign up. They´re not going to contribute anyway and have better healthcare than those working for a living who can´t get health insurance. Overload the system with people needing healthcare (not insurance) and demand to be helped.

It´ll be the indigent living off the freebees who will clamber for a chair on the deck of this sinking ship.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: maryc, 9/28/2013 8:59:28 AM     (No. 9540755)

I called my Senator and got a lovely little condescending note explaining why he, Senator Burr, knew that voting with Cruz and Lee was not the right way to go about this problem. He did say that he would vote to go along with the same healthcare mandate for Congress as the rest of us.....must not be much chance of that happening. It was nice to see these other Senators finally say no to obama. I am so tired of watching the wimpy go along to get along group who look at the problems from the point of view of the press. Like it´s the repubs. who want to shut down the government not obama for not negotiating. We did not start this country with that attitude. Wimpy will just not cut it any longer. Brave men and women who stand up to seemingly impossible odds is what started this country and the only hope we have of getting it back on the right track.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: chicodon, 9/28/2013 9:34:03 AM     (No. 9540809)

Obamacare is leading to the final cherries on the top of the Socialist agenda.

Unfortunately Socialism spells doom for the middle class. The American middle class that was the envy of the world in the 1950´s will vanish. Their wealth will be sapped to pay for it.

Politicians? They are convinced that we will learn to love this future given time. At least the next generation and newcomers will.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: KanCreeper, 9/28/2013 9:43:06 AM     (No. 9540825)

The Democrats in their rush to create a society of dependency and zombie voters for their causes. All the while forcing American to a life that is a caricature of an OLIVER TWIST.

See link :http://www.values.com/inspirational-stories-tv-spots/117-Oliver-With-A-Twist


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Reply 20 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 9/28/2013 9:44:15 AM     (No. 9540828)

#1, the captain of the Costa Concordia abandoned his ship, and he´s on trial now.

We must suffer because Obama´s marxist policies require it. As in all marxist states, everyone is equal, but some are more equal than others.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 9/28/2013 9:49:37 AM     (No. 9540840)

Washington is abound with arrogant ignorant people and thieves searching for power.
We don´t have a government we have a Kakistocracy. (government under control of a nation´s worse and least qualified)

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 9/28/2013 9:53:32 AM     (No. 9540844)

Thank you Judge Roberts for this mess. Wonder what they had on you?

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Arby, 9/28/2013 10:12:31 AM     (No. 9540879)

The title question is easily answered: because the far left dreams of a single-payer health care abomination and this was as close as they could get. They rammed it down our throats and now it has become the sole ´accomplishment´ of a failed presidency. They cling to it for comfort even though the American people would prefer to see it rest on the ash heap of history.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: RancherJack, 9/28/2013 10:26:11 AM     (No. 9540902)

"Why must Americans suffer ..?"

Because Washington DC, Congress and all that the federal establishment is ... is at war with the citizens of America.

Something truly, spectacularly evil is in charge and you .. YES YOU .. are what they strive to eradicate.

What you should be asking yourself is why hasn´t our vaunted military stepped in and shut all of this down under the Oaths to Protect and Defend the Constitution against enemies foreign and domestic ..

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Reply 25 - Posted by: TruthAndJustice, 9/28/2013 10:52:50 AM     (No. 9540962)


http://reason.com/reasontv/2013/09/27/remy-obamacare-video-contest-song

Lyrics:

What´s hated by unions
has businesses wary
and dropping coverage
like the ´Skins secondary?

Causing thousands of layoffs
taking it´s toll?
What´s so good for people
that they´re forced to enroll?

What´s a law that´s so good
folks who passed and defended it
see it and got waivers
to be exempted? It´s

like Olestra, at first
it sounded hip
but we quickly found ourselves
dealing with a whole lot of sh...

Obamacare, Obamacare
Unions and businesses both in despair

So to recap, young people,
your hours get cut
and your income goes down
and your premium´s up

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Reply 26 - Posted by: grampstosix, 9/28/2013 11:19:43 AM     (No. 9541006)

#13 Not could...should

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Reply 27 - Posted by: nevernaught, 9/28/2013 11:20:45 AM     (No. 9541008)

Because Democrats are good little Marxists and march in lock step with anything the National Socialist DC Workers´ Party and glorious leader Adolph Hussein want (as long as everything is free if you are a good little Socialist).

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Jebediah, 9/28/2013 11:26:29 AM     (No. 9541019)

This is the route to take-----if Obamacare is so great, why don´t Congress, the Supreme Court and Obama take it!!!!!!! This is like the peons and the royalty, and we are definitely the peons, even down to our labors payi for the thing! This is so arrogant, so totally unfair in a country where we are supposedly all equal!

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Reply 29 - Posted by: maggie2u, 9/28/2013 11:34:43 AM     (No. 9541030)

What I don´t understand are those who are for obamacare, don´t care that congress has exempted themselves from it. But can you imagine the firestorm that would erupt if congress brought back the draft and exempted their families from it? We should bring up that analogy when explaining to lo-fo´s why this is so wrong.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: NotaBene, 9/28/2013 11:35:30 AM     (No. 9541031)

Alexander

This is the list of republican senators who voted to fund Obamacare:

Ayotte
Barrasso
Blunt
Boozman
Burr
Chambliss
Chiesa
Coats
Coburn
Cochran
Collins
Corker
Cornyn
Graham
Hoeven
Isakson
Johanns
Johnson (WI)
Kirk
McCain
McConnell
Murkowski
Thune
Wicker

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Reply 31 - Posted by: NotaBene, 9/28/2013 11:53:56 AM     (No. 9541052)

#18 here is the answer to your question.

http://www.t-room.us/2013/01/unraveling-the-mystery-behind-chief-justice-roberts-sudden-switch-to-rule-in-favor-of-obamacare/

Sorry for the second post.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 9/28/2013 12:27:04 PM     (No. 9541088)

# 32 You are badly misinformed.
19 Republicans voted for cloture ( Rule 22 , in place since 1917 ),
the parliamentary procedure to bring an issue to a vote.
This was not a vote on policy , it was a
vote on a procedure.
Republicans are not allowed to cast
procedural votes, now ???
They´re called traitors for saying Let´s Vote On It ???
The most important facts :
Not a single Republican Senator ( 44 ) voted to strip out defunding from the House CR.
Not a single Democrat Senator ( 54 ) voted to
keep the defunding in the CR.
I notice you only have Republicans listed .
In order to keep defunding in the CR-it would have required 6 Democrat Senators.
How come the Heritage Foundation and Ted Cruz haven´t mentioned that salient fact ?
And then.. an additional 15 Democrat Senators for a total of 21 to override Obama´s veto.
It´s really bizarre that Ted Cruz and the Heritage Foundation have always focused
on the anti Obamacare Republicans and never a peep about the Democrat Senators actually
required to defund.



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Reply 33 - Posted by: krause, 9/28/2013 12:59:46 PM     (No. 9541129)

The fraudulently dishonest way this bill was passed, and with the damage it will cause to our economy and its people, is, to me, criminal.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: gwmcclintok, 9/28/2013 3:09:00 PM     (No. 9541274)

#34 Procedure is Policy!!!!!!!!!!! when you give the Democrats the ability to erase de-funding Obamacare from the bill. A procedural vote allowed the vote on policy. Thus, Richard Burr and other compromising con artists voted for Obamacare. There would be no vote on policy, if the procedure was approached and voted on correctly. I saw that dumb joke Corker on video....do you work for that dummy. The gig is up, the con is done Richard Burr and Corker....we have your number....you too McConnell.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 9/28/2013 4:01:26 PM     (No. 9541313)

The bottom line remains power over all the areas of our lives. The Constitution loses its credibility to govern us daily. I believe the GOP is well aware of this and want to be on the side that gets to rule the slaves, not be among them. We have lost our ability to be effective citizens in our Republic. We will be ruled over, taken over, stripped of assets and
made to beg for what we need. Am I being cynical? I don´t think so.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: uno, 9/28/2013 6:41:44 PM     (No. 9541476)

To address the question: Why must the American people suffer when even so many Democrats don’t want Obamacare?
Because Obamacare, or Obamadontcare as I call it, isn´t about improving health care in the United States. It is about further weakening the United States and breaking us financially. It is the nail in the coffin with Francis Fox Piven swinging the hammer while a dead Richard Cloward smiles from the grave. With about 80 members of Congress being members of the Communist party, some being very proud and vocal about of it, and who knows how many more lean that way it isn´t hard to figure out.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: LAW428, 9/28/2013 6:58:36 PM     (No. 9541487)

It is time to impeach America´s first Marxist president. Get rid of the lying criminal fraud and save America! Put every lying congressman on notice that this is their last term.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Coy860, 9/28/2013 7:16:48 PM     (No. 9541511)

Read Mark Levin´s book, and get ready for the State legislatures to convene to TAKE BACK states´ rights. NO congress needed to do this.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: jimkata, 9/28/2013 7:29:33 PM     (No. 9541521)

People always say that that Democrats, Socialists, etc are just misguided. I say they are deliberately evil and bad. This is not a difference of opinion. This is an attempt by one set of people through control of health access (Obamacare) to control people and rule over them.

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In a speech earlier this week, Lisa O. Monaco, President Barack Obama’s assistant for homeland security and counterterrorism, insisted that American parents must be vigilant because their “confrontational” children could be on the verge of becoming terrorists. Monaco’s full, prepared text is available here. She presented the speech, entitled “Countering Violent Extremism and the Power of Community,” at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government on April 15. Monaco began her remarks by eloquently describing the lives tragically lost last year during the Boston Marathon bombings. Interestingly, the Harvard grad failed to mention the religion or the motive of brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan

In a Hole, Golf Considers
Digging a Wider One

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New York Times, by Bill Pennington    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/19/2014 10:48:33 AM     Post Reply
GREENSBORO, Ga. — Golf holes the size of pizzas. Soccer balls on the back nine. A mulligan on every hole. These are some of the measures — some would say gimmicks — that golf courses across the country have experimented with to stop people from quitting the game. Golf has always reveled in its standards and rich tradition. But increasingly a victim of its own image and hidebound ways, golf has lost five million players in the last decade, according to the National Golf Foundation, with 20 percent of the existing 25 million golfers apt to quit in the next few years. People under 35 have especially spurned the game, saying it takes too

But Seriously, Just How
Slow-Witted is John Boehner?

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American Thinker, by C. Edmund Wright    Original Article
Posted By: quantumman- 4/21/2014 7:22:21 AM     Post Reply
As he moves from lobbyists to the golf course, from press conferences to the tanning bed, he remains oblivious to all that is around him. He has power, incredible power, and yet to this day he has no understanding of the election that made it so. Moreover, all around him are astonishing opportunities for him to be an historic figure -- one who could and should be the man who did more than any other single person in turning back the red tide of Obama. It’s all there for Speaker of the House, and yet John Boehner manages to miss

Stop dressing so tacky for church
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CNN, by John Blake    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/20/2014 4:40:56 AM     Post Reply
If the Rev. John DeBonville could preach a sermon to lift the souls of churchgoers across America, his message would be simple: Stop dressing so tacky for church. DeBonville has heard about the “come as you are” approach to dressing down for Sunday service, but he says the Sabbath is getting too sloppy. When he scans the pews of churches, DeBonville sees rows of people dressed in their Sunday worst. They saunter into church in baggy shorts, flip-flop sandals, tennis shoes and grubby T-shirts. Some even slide into the pews carrying coffee in plastic foam containers as if they’re going to Starbucks. “It’s like

The Growing Financial Disaster of Obamacare
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Power Line, by John Hinderaker    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/19/2014 5:55:20 PM     Post Reply
President Obama asserts that 8 million people have signed up for Obamacare, as though that were something to be proud of. In fact, Obamacare has always been a fiasco from a fiscal perspective–a black hole of subsidies and expanded Medicaid, with largely fictitious mechanisms in place to pay for it. As the number of subsidized participants grows, the disaster gets worse. Charles Blahous explains: Our national discussion…is missing the truly significant story here; what is unfolding before our eyes is a colossal fiscal disaster, poised to haunt legislators and taxpayers for decades to come. It is quite possible that the ACA is

Gospel story of Jesus’ resurrection a
source of deep rifts in Christian religion

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Washington Post, by Kimberley Winston    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/19/2014 10:46:11 PM     Post Reply
“On the third day, he rose again.” That line, from the Nicene Creed, is a foundational statement of Christian belief. It declares that three days after Jesus died on the cross, he was resurrected, a glimmer of the eternal life promised to believers. It’s the heart of the Easter story in seven little words. But how that statement is interpreted is the source of some of the deepest rifts in Christianity — and a stumbling block for some Christians, and more than a few skeptics. Did Jesus literally come back from the dead in a bodily resurrection, as many traditionalist

John Kerry’s Easter Message:
I’m ‘First Catholic Secretary of
State in 33 Years’

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Cybercast News Service, by Terence P. Jeffrey    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/21/2014 2:26:51 AM     Post Reply
In an op-ed published in the Boston Globe on Easter Sunday and posted on the State Department website, Secretary of State John Kerry recalled his days as an altar boy and pointed out that he is “the first Catholic Secretary of State in 33 years.” Alexander Haig, who served as secretary of state to President Ronald Reagan from January 1981 to July 1982, was also a Catholic. Last month, I traveled to Rome with President Obama, where I was honored to meet His Holiness Pope Francis,” said Kerry. “As an altar boy six decades ago, I never imagined that I

Western lawmakers gather in Utah
to talk federal land takeover

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Salt Lake Tribune [UT], by Kristen Moulton    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/19/2014 10:46:32 AM     Post Reply
It’s time for Western states to take control of federal lands within their borders, lawmakers and county commissioners from Western states said at Utah’s Capitol on Friday. More than 50 political leaders from nine states convened for the first time to talk about their joint goal: wresting control of oil-, timber -and mineral-rich lands away from the feds. "It’s simply time," said Rep. Ken Ivory, R-West Jordan, who organized the Legislative Summit on the Transfer for Public Lands along with Montana state Sen. Jennifer Fielder. "The urgency is now." Utah House Speaker Becky Lockhart, R-Provo, was flanked by a dozen participants, including

High school senior forms petition with over
ONE THOUSAND signatures against Michele
Obama speaking at their high school
graduation ´because it would overshadow
the students´ big day´

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Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/19/2014 5:20:14 PM     Post Reply
If expanding the guest list to include Michelle Obama at graduation for high school students in the Kansas capital city means fewer seats for friends and family, some students and their parents would prefer the first lady not attend. A furor over what the Topeka school district considers an honor has erupted after plans were announced for Obama to address a combined graduation ceremony for five area high schools next month an 8,000-seat arena. For some, it was the prospect of a tight limit on the number of seats allotted to each graduate. For others, it was the notion that Obama´s speech,

NYT’s David Brooks: Obama has
‘manhood problem’ in Middle East

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Washington Times, by Jessica Chasmar    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 4/20/2014 1:58:06 PM     Post Reply
New York Times columnist David Brooks said Sunday that he believes President Obama’s foreign policy isn’t “tough enough” and that he has a “manhood problem” when it comes to dealing with leaders such as Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar Assad. Mr. Brooks expanded on Sen. Bob Corker’s earlier comments on “Fox News Sunday” that Mr. Obama is “creating an air of permissiveness” with regards to Russia. (Snip) “And let’s face it, Obama, whether deservedly or not, does have a — I’ll say it crudely — but a manhood problem in the Middle East,” he continued.


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