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Barack Obama’s dysfunctional Washington
Washington Times, by Wesley Pruden

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Posted By:Maryland_Patriot, 5/9/2014 2:42:20 PM

Barack Obama fell in love with the sound of his voice at an early age. It’s the love that dares shout its name, and will not die even when everybody else has quit listening. The president traveled this week to Hollywood, the reliable refueling stop for Democratic candidates, and preached to show-biz friends who paid up to $65,000 each for supper and had to eat it in a tent in the backyard. Everybody who was anybody was there, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Tom Rothman, James Brolin. Barbra Streisand, no doubt hoping Bubba might drop by unexpectedly, was there, too.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: LAW428, 5/9/2014 3:17:13 PM     (No. 9842636)

The first sentence tells the story. This buffoon is so hopelessly in love with himself there´s no reason to be beneficial or positively concerned about anything else that exists. It really is all about him.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 5/9/2014 3:57:32 PM     (No. 9842664)

Washington actually works quite well for liberal Democrats. They are feasting off the labors of others, while the country as a whole is steadily withering away.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mc squared, 5/9/2014 4:05:04 PM     (No. 9842672)

Pruden writes a Gem and is red meat for this Bitter Clinger.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: yorkiemom, 5/9/2014 7:29:01 PM     (No. 9842889)

Someone has a way with words, and it´s not Obama. It´s Mr. Pruden

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Reply 5 - Posted by: pineledger, 5/10/2014 7:48:40 AM     (No. 9843235)

Is this really the best he can do to muster an audience? What a blatant quid pro quo.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Rinktum, 5/10/2014 8:21:50 AM     (No. 9843259)

The Obama scourge was a long time in coming. The wheels were set in motion a very long time ago by rich ideologues who hate this country. It is unbelievable to me that people are actually that evil. We have living proof in Barack Hussein Obama that voters will reject the truth to embrace a slick con man. The mess he and his comrades have created in this country will be nigh to impossible to unravel. The media have also been Obama´s biggest benefactor. They carried him to victory and continue to run interference when his lawlessness is exposed. Unfortunately, together they are formidable enemies who fight dirty and are determined to win. Obama uses the dysfunction he has created in Washington as a tool to use against the Republicans. His supporters and sycophants cheer and fundamental transformation marches on.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 5/10/2014 8:22:05 AM     (No. 9843260)

This was Stinky´s "malaise" speech.

Worked well for Jimmuh - - didn´t it?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: gone2pot, 5/10/2014 9:00:01 AM     (No. 9843301)

When dysfunctional voters want this and the Free S*** Army voters want this, why is it a news story when the results of their votes create a more perfect dysfunctional union? It´s only going to get worse.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: planetgeo, 5/10/2014 9:10:12 AM     (No. 9843313)

It´s bizarre really. The more Obama changes things for the worse, the more he blusters about his need to fix things...and incredibly, the more his zombie followers swoon and silently chant in unison, "Must. Give. More. So. Obama. Can. Fix."

Somehow, they completely miss the connection between Obama´s actions and the bad consequences. And in fact, they blame the bad consequences on the very people who are trying to stop them from happening. Thus the "dysfunction."

Perhaps we should take a cue from their own strategy for re-shaping perceptions. Note their clever shape-shifting in morphing "climate change" to "climate disruption." The latter new term implies causation. It´s important because it also implies an agent of change, one they want to blame for the disruption.

So perhaps we should follow their lead and re-brand "Hope and Change" to "Hope and Disruption." That makes clear who the causative agent is and his intended purpose.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Joe vann, 5/10/2014 9:34:18 AM     (No. 9843336)

Socialism by design is, in time, not to be a functional system for any freedom loving self reliant people.

The socialist elite, which include Hollywood, university professors, unions bosses, and government bureaucrat´s and money grabbing individuals, who are making big money from government waste...to name some of them. Their goal is to feel good about themselves...much like Obama the narcissistic. The more poor and uneducated the stronger their hold and the better they feel. Is it too late ?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: EnsignOToole, 5/10/2014 10:10:09 AM     (No. 9843385)

Mr. Pruden and #1 have reminded us of the story in Greek mythology of Narcissus.

Years ago I taught Greek mytholoy in my English lit classes and the students really loved it because they could see how certain words and their meaning had a good - lesson-teaching story.

The story of Narcissus was one the students liked the best because they could identify some of their classmates who were in love with themselves (both boys and girls). They had a wonderful "a ha" moment in the story when the goddess Nemesis had finally had enough of Narcissus and what he did to those who loved him. Nemesis attracted Narcissus to a pool where he saw his reflection and fell in love with it - never realizing it was just an image. He spent the rest of his days staring down into the pool until he died because he was unable to leave the beauty in that image.

Barry might want to read up on Greek mythology.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: mickturn, 5/10/2014 10:58:00 AM     (No. 9843434)

Look at his dysfunctional parents/grandparents...

This is what happens when one worships a false god...himself!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: NotReally, 5/10/2014 11:21:35 AM     (No. 9843471)

Obama could be all coked up and no one could tell the difference.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Butch59, 5/10/2014 11:27:28 AM     (No. 9843480)

Obozo is certifiably mentally insane and should be institutionalized. Or be run out of town on a rail. Or perhaps both.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: tnorling, 5/10/2014 11:48:26 AM     (No. 9843508)

It is so difficult to be the adults in the room. Dems offer free stuff and cloak it in moralism. Pray tell, how do we fight that?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 5/10/2014 1:11:44 PM     (No. 9843629)

Vanity, thy name is Obama. Perhaps his supporters should bring full length mirrors to his speeches so he can watch himself while talking.

Obama and Washington are a symptom of a much bigger problem in this country. The crooks are in charge.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 5/11/2014 12:54:00 AM     (No. 9844157)

The most disappointing thing in all this is that there are still so many completely stupid people who are willing to give the Democrat Party and Øbama $65,000.00 a plate to eat hot dogs in a back yard tent! After all that has happened, the piles of irrefutable evidence this man and his party are doing all they can to destroy this nation, the Hollywierdos are more than supportive...they are, like msot cult captives, emotionally invested and completely infected with the incurable disease of liberal communism.

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