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The Madness of 2008
National Review Online, by Victor Davis Hanson

Original Article

Posted By:geo11, 8/26/2014 4:34:13 AM

America is suddenly angry at the laxity, incompetence, and polarizing politics of the Obama administration, the bad optics of the president putting about in his bright golf clothes while the world burns. Certainly, no recent president has failed on so many fronts — honesty, transparency, truthfulness, the economy, foreign policy, the duties of the commander-in-chief, executive responsibilities, and spiritual leadership. For those who are “shocked” at the present meltdown, of a magnitude not seen since the annus horribilis of 1979, in their defense: Obama certainly did not campaign on a new health-care plan that would force Americans to give up the

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Hanson is correct that it will take decades to recover from the damage that Obama has wrought.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Th-Gr-Sil-Majority, 8/26/2014 5:07:20 AM     (No. 9981268)

...as one of the members of this nation, I take no responsibility or ownership of the debacle this President and his administration represents...

...just sad to say, there were enough idiots and lemmings eager to dance to his tune and buy into the snake-oil he was selling...

... now we ALL get to pay for it, and our children, and their children and so on...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Elvira, 8/26/2014 5:15:38 AM     (No. 9981270)

Yes, OP, he´s right about how long it will take to get back the ground we´ve lost with Obieone, financially, economically, jobs, unity as a nation, international standing, border security, trust in government, national security it goes on and on - hell, is there anything we´ve gained from this disaster?? What fools we must look like to the world for electing him AGAIN!!!

I only pray that our people have learned a hard lesson and that another democrat is not elected for at least 50 years!! Please Lord. I don´t know who can pull us out of this chasm we´re in, especially with Soros and his minions in every branch of our gover. How to get back the talent and dedication of the men and women we´re losing in our military?

I do know this - it begins in our SCHOOLS!! NoCommon Core!! Look at the tests for an 8th grade student in the 1800´s!! Sometimes we must look back in order to move forward.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MattMusson, 8/26/2014 8:42:33 AM     (No. 9981445)

Like Fox Mulder - so many people wanted to believe.

How many of our Brothers and Sisters in Christ have been slaughtered around the world because Obama did nothing and because...

Caring people wantd to vote for a Black President.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Udanja99, 8/26/2014 9:08:33 AM     (No. 9981495)

This is exactly what keeps me awake in the middle of the night, worrying for my daughter and her future children. When you consider that most of the major problems in the world can be directly traced to the actions of Jimmy Carter 35 years ago, just imagine what this country will face in the next 100 years. If we even have a country at all after the Won gets done with us.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: IdahoSky, 8/26/2014 9:43:53 AM     (No. 9981552)

Yes, 2008 was strange. And yet, Americans chose to reelect Mr. Obama in 2012. Four years of damage just wasn´t enough. Give us more hope! More change! Four more years!
The lunacy of 2008 was odd but 2012 proves it was not just an anomaly. It was intentional.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: harper, 8/26/2014 5:14:25 PM     (No. 9982234)

The great black hope became the great hopeless black.

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