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    Default Obama is stoking the fires of revolution

    Hard to believe, but President Obama -- one of the most divisive and partisan chief executives in American history -- once posed as a messenger of national unity.

    During his keynote address to the 2004 Democratic National Convention, then-Senate candidate Obama proclaimed, "... there's not a liberal America and a conservative America; there's the United States of America!"

    Well, apparently Obama now sees a different and thoroughly bifurcated nation, a "good" America and a "rich" America. And in order to secure the votes of the former, he is disgracefully fomenting hatred toward the latter.

    Take his "jobs bill." It never had a snowball's chance in Hades of passing, and he knew it. It was designed solely to help him gin up hatred for "the rich", whom he would force to "pay their fair share" were it not for those dastardly, obstructionist Republicans in the House of Representatives.

    The malicious intent behind such demagoguery is exceeded only by its utter disconnect from reality -- the "rich" already pay the vast majority of taxes. The top 10 percent of income earners pay some 70 percent of federal income taxes, according to the National Taxpayers Union.

    Meanwhile, the president's erstwhile Democratic allies in the Senate have actually hindered passage of his jobs bill even as House Republicans could only talk about doing so.

    But no matter. As independent voters -- who handed him the presidency because they believed his promise to be a healer -- turn from him in droves, the president is forced to play to the basest prejudices of his left-wing acolytes.

    And the strategy has already borne (poisonous) fruit: As Mort Zuckerman, billionaire publisher and one-time Obama booster lamented to the Wall Street Journal recently: "... the door to [the Occupy Wall Street movement] was opened by the Obama administration, going after the 'millionaires and billionaires.'... To fan that flame of populist anger I think is very divisive and very dangerous for this country."

    To say the least. And having lit the fire of this resentment, Obama is now furiously fanning the flames. In a recent interview with ABC News' Jake Tapper, Obama said, "... what I've said is that I understand the frustrations that are being expressed in those [Wall Street] protests," and that he wants them to "... know that we understand their struggles, we are on their side."

    He's on their side? What side is that, exactly? Consider what one speaker at the Los Angeles branch of the "occupation" forces told a crowd of sympathetic protesters:

    "Ultimately, the bourgeoisie won't go without violent means. Revolution! Yes, revolution that is led by the working class. Long live revolution! Long live socialism!"

    And that sentiment is widely shared among the protesters. According to a survey conducted by pollster Doug Schoen, a full 31 percent of the Wall Street occupiers "... would support violence to advance their agenda," the substance of which consists primarily of "... opposition to free-market capitalism and support for radical redistribution of wealth."

    This dangerous protest movement did not spring into existence ex nihilo. It is at least partially a creation of the government, which has nursed the pathologies of the populace like a viper to its bosom.

    When people see fiscally reckless institutions like banks and companies receiving government bailouts, they reason that they, too, deserve to have their lack of responsibility forgiven, and can you blame them?

    And from the president himself they have learned to hate the "rich", the very people who create the jobs and pay the taxes that sustain our economy.

    Madness, that way lies.

    Matt Patterson is senior editor at the Capital Research Center.

    Read more at the Washington Examiner: http://washingtonexaminer.com/opinio...#ixzz1bph5W5nF
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    Alinski's method at work.
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    Man, it's so hard to be rich in America these days. Really. Taxes are lower than they've ever been and full of loopholes, but still, it's hard man, I'm telling you. With all this impending communist revolution talk, so much to worry about...

    Being rich is really, really tough these days. The only thing is it still beats the alternative, being poor. Just by a little.
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    I have almost gotten to the point with this guy that I will vote for anybody instead of him.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave's Dreidel View Post
    I have almost gotten to the point with this guy that I will vote for anybody instead of him.
    ALMOST, Oh come on, you have to be way beyond that by now. I'd vote for Larry the Cable Guy before him.
    I used to jog but the ice cubes kept falling out of my glass.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sickman View Post
    ALMOST, Oh come on, you have to be way beyond that by now. I'd vote for Larry the Cable Guy before him.
    The republican party is low brow enough to vote for Larry the Cable Guy.

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    Can't we just merge all of these threads into the 'Obama Sucks' one?
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    Quote Originally Posted by voivod View Post
    Hard to believe, but President Obama -- one of the most divisive and partisan chief executives in American history -- once posed as a messenger of national unity.

    During his keynote address to the 2004 Democratic National Convention, then-Senate candidate Obama proclaimed, "... there's not a liberal America and a conservative America; there's the United States of America!"

    Well, apparently Obama now sees a different and thoroughly bifurcated nation, a "good" America and a "rich" America. And in order to secure the votes of the former, he is disgracefully fomenting hatred toward the latter.

    Take his "jobs bill." It never had a snowball's chance in Hades of passing, and he knew it. It was designed solely to help him gin up hatred for "the rich", whom he would force to "pay their fair share" were it not for those dastardly, obstructionist Republicans in the House of Representatives.

    The malicious intent behind such demagoguery is exceeded only by its utter disconnect from reality -- the "rich" already pay the vast majority of taxes. The top 10 percent of income earners pay some 70 percent of federal income taxes, according to the National Taxpayers Union.

    Meanwhile, the president's erstwhile Democratic allies in the Senate have actually hindered passage of his jobs bill even as House Republicans could only talk about doing so.

    But no matter. As independent voters -- who handed him the presidency because they believed his promise to be a healer -- turn from him in droves, the president is forced to play to the basest prejudices of his left-wing acolytes.

    And the strategy has already borne (poisonous) fruit: As Mort Zuckerman, billionaire publisher and one-time Obama booster lamented to the Wall Street Journal recently: "... the door to [the Occupy Wall Street movement] was opened by the Obama administration, going after the 'millionaires and billionaires.'... To fan that flame of populist anger I think is very divisive and very dangerous for this country."

    To say the least. And having lit the fire of this resentment, Obama is now furiously fanning the flames. In a recent interview with ABC News' Jake Tapper, Obama said, "... what I've said is that I understand the frustrations that are being expressed in those [Wall Street] protests," and that he wants them to "... know that we understand their struggles, we are on their side."

    He's on their side? What side is that, exactly? Consider what one speaker at the Los Angeles branch of the "occupation" forces told a crowd of sympathetic protesters:

    "Ultimately, the bourgeoisie won't go without violent means. Revolution! Yes, revolution that is led by the working class. Long live revolution! Long live socialism!"

    And that sentiment is widely shared among the protesters. According to a survey conducted by pollster Doug Schoen, a full 31 percent of the Wall Street occupiers "... would support violence to advance their agenda," the substance of which consists primarily of "... opposition to free-market capitalism and support for radical redistribution of wealth."

    This dangerous protest movement did not spring into existence ex nihilo. It is at least partially a creation of the government, which has nursed the pathologies of the populace like a viper to its bosom.

    When people see fiscally reckless institutions like banks and companies receiving government bailouts, they reason that they, too, deserve to have their lack of responsibility forgiven, and can you blame them?

    And from the president himself they have learned to hate the "rich", the very people who create the jobs and pay the taxes that sustain our economy.

    Madness, that way lies.

    Matt Patterson is senior editor at the Capital Research Center.

    Read more at the Washington Examiner: http://washingtonexaminer.com/opinio...#ixzz1bph5W5nF
    This piece was written by a member of the Capital Research Center which has received funding from The Koch Brothers.

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    Ain't it amazing how long the money trail is?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rocknblues81 View Post
    This piece was written by a member of the Capital Research Center which has received funding from The Koch Brothers.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capital_Research_Center



    Ain't it amazing how long the money trail is?
    No it isn't amazing, and you don't have to look any further than your boy in the white house.

    BTW, did the Koch brothers rape your dog or something. You seem to have a hell of a grudge for those two.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sickman View Post
    No it isn't amazing, and you don't have to look any further than your boy in the white house.

    BTW, did the Koch brothers rape your dog or something. You seem to have a hell of a grudge for those two.
    Didn't vote for Obama.... But did you vote for Bush by any chance?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rocknblues81 View Post
    Didn't vote for Obama.... But did you vote for Bush by any chance?
    Why yes I did and his father before him.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rocknblues81 View Post
    Didn't vote for Obama.... But did you vote for Bush by any chance?
    Since it seems everyone's voting record is up for analysis, here's mine just for shits and giggles.

    1988-Bush I - would never vote for Dukakis.
    1992-Bush I - thought Clinton was a used car salesman at first.
    1996-Clinton - Bob Dole's nomination was a lifetime achievement award.
    2000-Bush II - tough choice for me, but Gore ran a horrible campaign.
    2004-Kerry - no way would I vote for Bush II again. Horrible President.
    2008-Obama - after McCain chose Palin, couldn't vote for him.
    2012-ABO - anyone but Obama. Horrible President.

    I usually vote against one candidate instead of for another.

    Only one I feel bad about in retrospect is Bush in 2000, and maybe now Obama in 2008. As much as I think Gore has personally profited off of his green campaign, I think he would have done better than GW. It would be hard not to.

    As for Obama, I just don't think McCain would have done any better, and we would have been one stroke away from Sarah Palin as President...shudder.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rocknblues81 View Post
    Are you really going to just keep posting this story in every thread that attacks Obama. What do you think of George Soros?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave's Dreidel View Post
    Since it seems everyone's voting record is up for analysis, here's mine just for shits and giggles.

    1988-Bush I - would never vote for Dukakis.
    1992-Bush I - thought Clinton was a used car salesman at first.
    1996-Clinton - Bob Dole's nomination was a lifetime achievement award.
    2000-Bush II - tough choice for me, but Gore ran a horrible campaign.
    2004-Kerry - no way would I vote for Bush II again. Horrible President.
    2008-Obama - after McCain chose Palin, couldn't vote for him.
    2012-ABO - anyone but Obama. Horrible President.

    I usually vote against one candidate instead of for another.

    Only one I feel bad about in retrospect is Bush in 2000, and maybe now Obama in 2008. As much as I think Gore has personally profited off of his green campaign, I think he would have done better than GW. It would be hard not to.

    As for Obama, I just don't think McCain would have done any better, and we would have been one stroke away from Sarah Palin as President...shudder.
    Sounds reasonable. For the record, I haven't voted for anyone..... I've always figured their dirty dealers. Obama is the closest I came to supporting a President.. But there is a sense of coldness beneath his charisma that I couldn't be totally convinced of him being honest.

 

 

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