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Rolling Our Eyes at Obama
Commentary Magazine, by Peter Wehner

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Posted By:StormCnter, 12/24/2013 5:00:34 AM

President Obama is now in Hawaii–but before he departed Washington he gifted us a 62-minute press conference. In the past, I might have been inclined to show point-by-point why many of Mr. Obama’s statements qualified as ludicrous, unfair, misleading or outright false–including the president claiming Syria and Afghanistan as foreign-policy successes; impugning the motives of those who want stronger sanctions against Iran; insisting that the basic structure of his health-care law is working; referring to the sequester cuts his administration originally proposed as being “damaging” and which “created headwinds for our economy”; and declaring that 2014 can be a “breakthrough year

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lydwho, 12/24/2013 5:41:24 AM     (No. 9666275)

How can anyone take this man serious??? He has been one big lie from the time that he was born. even to the certificate of birth.

He claimed to be born in the US, but some how finagled to beat the tax payers out an expensive education as a foreign student. After that he went back to claiming that he was an American.

He has disputed every American custom and law and changes them to satisfy his and his brides fancy.

He spends the tax payers money as if there is no end. (and believe me there will be an end).

And I am not convinced that he is not getting rewarded for our health care debacle. He somehow took a working system and turned it into a horrid mess.

Don´t tell me that he is not looking for kickbacks rewards later.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pearson365, 12/24/2013 7:11:00 AM     (No. 9666330)

" Don’t take him seriously. He’s just a talker."

As tiresome and loathesome as Obama is, he has to be taken very seriously because our country does not have a childproof cap or an 8 year return policy (just save your receipt). Obama has installed thousands of Obazi throughout the departments and agencies he controls. These people are as delusional as Obama, but they are writing endless regulations and rules while conducting audits to inflict Obama´s madness on all aspects of our lives. Rooting out these people will be difficult since they are now part of the civil service system, which was already filled with leftist Dems. Think 30+´year IRS executive Lois Lerner.

As to being a talker, Obama is a reverse barometer. If he points to success, we know his program/policies are failing. If he points to the middle class, we know that it is disappearing. If he points to reduced deficits, we know that our liabilities are soaring. Always look at the opposite end of the barometer´s needle when he points to his vaunted successes or our contry´s many failures, past & present.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jinx, 12/24/2013 7:18:59 AM     (No. 9666333)

And after the Press Conference, he hopped on a plane and flew to his childhood home to play with his childhood friend. Maybe they will sit around and smoke a few and remember the good old days when Barry wasn´t expected to do anything. I don´t think he was chosen the most likely to succeed in the senior superlatives.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: EnsignOToole, 12/24/2013 7:22:19 AM     (No. 9666335)

Outstanding, Mr. Wehner! This should be a Must Read article, because it brings back memories of other Barrys most adults have known - especially high school Barrys. He´s really nothing more than a punk who is impressed with himself, which eventually is a complete turn-off after a while.

At first our Barry was "fun" in an odd sense of the word. But then he became an annoyance. Once we matured a little, went to college, or went into a job right out of high school, reality happened. No matter which we did - college or work - we soon learned that there are basic economics and laws that we can´t bs our way through, and even the dunce Barry sooner or later can´t either. Later when we happened to run into our high school Barry, he is still jabbering away, trying to impress us, but Mr. Wehner is correct, we just roll our eyes - mainly because we grew up and reality set in.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: varkdriver, 12/24/2013 8:25:54 AM     (No. 9666401)

#2, Barry reminds me of Pravda in the good ol´ Soviet Union days. Russian folks knew that if Pravda reporting on an airliner mishap in the US, then an Aeroflot jet had hit the ground somewhere in the USSR.

A Commander-In-Chief should be with his troops during the holidays. Hawaii will always be there [and some primo choom, too]; but if you ask servicemen/women to give up their holidays in some foreign land, then you need to be there. That´s my platform, and I am counting on the L-Dotter vote in 2016! I have no other ideas or platforms, just serving turkey to the troops on Thanksgiving...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bullhead, 12/24/2013 1:44:47 PM     (No. 9666859)

FTA: "For many Americans, that’s where Barack Obama finds himself at the end of his fifth year in office. Can he recover?"

Who in h*## wants him to "recover." Recover to do what?

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