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Obama´s Troublesome Congress
Wall Street Journal, by Daniel Henninger

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Posted By:garnet, 7/3/2014 10:13:54 AM

Will no one rid me of this troublesome priest?—King Henry II. The President of the United States went to Minneapolis the other day, where he gave a speech complaining about Republicans in Congress who stand in the way of what he wants to do. This excerpt is from the White House website: "And, now, some of you may have read—so we take these actions and then now Republicans are mad at me for taking these actions. They´re not doing anything, and then they´re mad that I´m doing something. I´m not sure which of the things I´ve done they find most offensive, but

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Highlander, 7/3/2014 10:18:01 AM     (No. 9909588)

Without that teleprompter, his level of speech is strictly middle school

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Reply 2 - Posted by: eoddad, 7/3/2014 10:21:00 AM     (No. 9909596)

Late at night when Reggie´s not around I picture him wandering the halls of the W.H. Ranting about his many enemies like some degenerate drunk Roman emperor.

Little Man.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 7/3/2014 10:41:52 AM     (No. 9909623)

Malignant narcissism explains all his symptoms. Ought to be in intensive therapy instead of on the golf course.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mathman, 7/3/2014 1:51:48 PM     (No. 9909894)

What British King sent Parliament home?
Oh, yes, Charles I.
He lost his head.
Brought Oliver Cromwell and the Puritans.
Oh, well.
The inability to remember history means the strong likelihood of repeating it.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: saguni, 7/3/2014 4:23:01 PM     (No. 9910043)

I wish some conservative would make the supreme sacrifice and attend every one of 0bama´s speeches, just to heckle him...when Duh Wun says the Republicans "aren´t doing "anything" the heckler would shout out "# (how many) House bills Dingy Harry Reid won´t even allow a vote" in the Senate.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 7/4/2014 2:47:04 AM     (No. 9910492)

The Emperor is upset.

Even Steve Israel, head of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, was on the news objecting to the placement of the "immigrant children" at the former Grumman plant in his district on LI. Only Israel´s complaint was that it wasn´t safe for the children.

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