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Goodbye, Obama
Reason, by Gene Healy

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Posted By:garnet, 1/11/2017 8:31:24 AM

In the presidency´s long march toward full-spectrum dominance over American life, the POTUS has become, among other things, host in chief of our national talk show. Barack Obama fulfilled that role better than most. Our 44th president never seemed more completely in his element than when trading zingers at the annual White House Correspondents Dinner. We find it reassuring somehow to be reminded that the guy with the kill list has a sense of humor. At the 2015 version of the annual press and pols confab, Obama got one of his bigger laugh lines when he joked: "Dick Cheney says he

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Toledo, 1/11/2017 8:33:23 AM     (No. 11103935)

don´t let the door....


Reply 2 - Posted by: nonsense, 1/11/2017 9:34:11 AM     (No. 11104024)

A lot of good in this article, but then it ends with the Libertarian hand-wringing about POETUS Trump and what he will do with the executive overreach war powers style left by Obama.

I am hoping for the best from soon to be president Trump. I take him at his word that he will Make America Great Again and be among our best presidents. Not like Obama, our worst and most dangerous ever potus.


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: AntiStatist, 1/11/2017 9:35:13 AM     (No. 11104027)

On second thought, do let the door...


Reply 4 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 1/11/2017 9:46:12 AM     (No. 11104045)

The article hits on some very insightful leanings of the lying Obama´s years while playing the ´war monger´ roll.
I think Donald Trump has plenty of work to do but with adults running the government many good things will happen.
The dregs and cabal of low IQ nitwits along with Obama will be gone but the trash bins will be full for Trump´s administration to deal with.


Reply 5 - Posted by: arcady, 1/11/2017 9:54:00 AM     (No. 11104063)

Worst President Ever.

He was perfect for replacing Oprah.


Reply 6 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 1/11/2017 10:19:27 AM     (No. 11104107)

Wasn´t he the black Donohue?


Reply 7 - Posted by: wsdiego, 1/11/2017 11:02:50 AM     (No. 11104175)

Clown!


   

 

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Reply 8 - Posted by: peakone, 1/11/2017 11:09:30 AM     (No. 11104183)

I read in last night´s speech , POTUS mentioned himself 75 times........I believe, by design, he wants to be remembered as the only black POTUS in the first 500 years of the republic


Reply 9 - Posted by: Peaches, 1/11/2017 12:38:10 PM     (No. 11104314)

See ya, Barry O! Actually, I hope I don´t.


Reply 10 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 1/11/2017 1:17:12 PM     (No. 11104370)

Douglas McArthur "just faded away" after being relieved of his command.
Be man enough for once to the same, Hussein.


Reply 11 - Posted by: strike3, 1/11/2017 2:05:27 PM     (No. 11104458)

...and good riddance, you incompetent fool.


Reply 12 - Posted by: rocco49, 1/11/2017 2:18:28 PM     (No. 11104489)

IMHO..

That? That was NO president!


   

 

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Reply 13 - Posted by: rytwng, 1/11/2017 3:01:42 PM     (No. 11104584)

The goon is gone.


Reply 14 - Posted by: P51DMustang, 1/11/2017 3:22:34 PM     (No. 11104636)

No comment, you have a psychoplant holding the key to the most powerful weapons in the world..so let crack another joke shell we?


Reply 15 - Posted by: P51DMustang, 1/11/2017 3:30:39 PM     (No. 11104652)

Obama a dim light bulb in the vast darkness of space.


Reply 16 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/12/2017 1:52:48 AM     (No. 11105393)

How many farewell speeches will we hear ?

Just skip on down the yellow brick road and be gone. Just choom til your heart´s content.


Reply 17 - Posted by: strike3, 1/12/2017 6:15:00 AM     (No. 11105484)

I I I I I I I I I i i i i i


   

 

  


 

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