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  1. gmwilliams profile image86
    gmwilliamsposted 2 years ago

    According to the Washington Times July 2, 2014, President Obama is deemed by voters to be the worst American president since World War II.  The report indicated that President Obama is worse than Richard M. Nixon, who resigned from office.  He was far worse than President Jimmy Carter who blamed Americans for America's socioeconomic problems.  The article even stated that President Obama was worse than President Clinton in light of the latter's sex scandal.   

    The Quinnipac University study indicated that 33% of Americans stated that President Obama was the worst American president while over 25% stated that President George W. Bush was the worst president.   When asked about the 2012 election, 45% polled indicated that America would have fared better under Mitt Romney.  The Washington Times article stated that President Obama is blaming the current socioeconomic state of America upon the Republicans.  He maintained that it was his intentions to improve the American economy;however, whatever he proposed, is always blocked by the Republicans.   He contended that he would be freer to improve the country if it was not for the Republicans.   

    An article in the Washington Examiner further confirmed how inept and disastrous President Obama was as president.  The article indicated that President Obama has not made any significant improvements since he became president.  The article maintained that the main gist of President Obama was to push Obamacare down Americans' throats.   The article stated that President Obama simply does not possess the skills to manage America and that his presidency is a trainwreck.    Do YOU believe that President Obama is THE WORST president ever?  Why?  Why not?

    1. oceansnsunsets profile image88
      oceansnsunsetsposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      I see a cause and effect here that seems fair, all things considered.

    2. rhamson profile image77
      rhamsonposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Big Surprise from The Washington Times, a favorite of G. Gordon Liddys. Quinnipac whose rating is a B- and the Washington Examiner! Anschutz's mouth piece for the world. It wreaks of conservative ramblings and more propaganda to poison the truth.

      Obama inherited a disastrous economy and a then waffling democratic house majority. His efforts to keep the US out of another depression are long forgotten and replaced with stories about how he has failed as a president. I agree he has made many mistakes but at least I am not in a line at some soup kitchen and I am grateful for it.

      I love the Nixon and Carter references in the pieces. One referring to the most disgraced and the other a impotent leader. Next is the always popular Hitler analogy.

    3. EncephaloiDead profile image61
      EncephaloiDeadposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Because each time a Republican goes to the White House, they find that the President is still black.

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      retief2000posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      It is a pretty comprehensive poll by a polling agency not known for their conservative politics.

      http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/0 … 51102.html

      And reported in more places then the conservative Washington Times.

      http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/07/ … 6P20140702

      And it isn't just one recent poll, his popularity has been steadily declining since his re-election.

      http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls … -1044.html

      Among those who support him.
      -in an NBC Poll
      http://www.allvoices.com/contributed-ne … lacks-poll

      http://www.politico.com/story/2014/06/p … 07978.html

      http://www.newsmax.com/US/worst-preside … id/580606/

      http://www.zogbyanalytics.com/news/469- … leadership

      down among liberals, Blacks and Hispanics.

      How does he fare among  the SACRED independents

      http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_ … cking_poll

      How can Republicans competing for the SINGLE women's vote be taken seriously - but it is.

      http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/1 … 41880.html

      And it isn't just one poll in which Obama has lost ground since 2012

      http://elections.huffingtonpost.com/pol … ate=custom

      But is it all motivated by racism as Obama, himself, has said?

      http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_ … _by_racism


      Is it because Americans are waking up to the fact that our country is being lead by someone who holds it, its history, its traditions and its foundational ideas in contempt.

      http://www.forbes.com/sites/robertlenzn … epresents/
      http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_ … rong_track
      http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_ … h_care_law
      http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2 … y/9850791/
      http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/ … 7bJZ_ldWyo
      http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/ … avoid.html
      http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_ … presidents
      http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_ … coal_usage

      Why is Obama the worst President since WWII, because Jimmy Carter is a graduate of the Naval Academy and no one would believe that he truly hates America, despite his occasional silliness.

      1. bBerean profile image58
        bBereanposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Well done.  Only those with the finest blinders and/or rosiest glasses should be able to ignore your points.

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          retief2000posted 2 years ago in reply to this

          Here is another one, Obama has successfully, and perfectly, united the most conservative member of the Supreme Court, Antonin Scalia and the most liberal memberS of the Supreme Court several times. How many unanimous decisions does that make now? 8, 10 12?

          If Antonin Scalia and Samuel Alito agree with Ruth Bader Ginzberg on anything one can be assured it must be unconstitutional, if not actually materially wrong.

  2. Kathryn L Hill profile image85
    Kathryn L Hillposted 2 years ago

    And how could he have earned an A, instead?

  3. John Holden profile image60
    John Holdenposted 2 years ago

    Shock horror!
    Republicans have nothing positive to say about a democrat!

    1. Sed-me profile image83
      Sed-meposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      If I had to wear a label, I would consider myself a Conservative and I have nothing negative to say about my President. I believe once we have an elected official in office, we as Americans, should get behind him/her.  I don't have to agree with everything he does/says, but I don't have to tear him down either. He represents my country and I have little respect for those who can't support their own president. You might as well live in a tree house and take an ax to the trunk.

      1. bBerean profile image58
        bBereanposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Oops, it appears even the left sees we have trunk disease.  Now what?

        Save our tree house!!!

        1. Sed-me profile image83
          Sed-meposted 2 years ago in reply to this

          I s'pose we can be birds or termites... too simplified?

          1. bBerean profile image58
            bBereanposted 2 years ago in reply to this

            Just sayin' when the side that will lose face acknowledges there are issues, it has to be pretty bad.  It is, and then some.  May not be prudent to just wave the flag and say he's our man.  To the credit of his supporters  though, what he has done is by and large not what they signed up for either.  There is a major says vs does misalignment.

            1. Sed-me profile image83
              Sed-meposted 2 years ago in reply to this

              Success or failure, it is no surprise to God. Whatever the purpose, each leader has served it. Of course these verses are why I have this belief.

              "Every person is to be in subjection to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God. Therefore whoever resists authority has opposed the ordinance of God; and they who have opposed will receive condemnation upon themselves.…" Rm 13:1-2

              "And Paul said, “I did not know, brothers, that he was the high priest, for it is written, ‘You shall not speak evil of a ruler of your people.’” Acts 23:5

              1. bBerean profile image58
                bBereanposted 2 years ago in reply to this

                Of course, in spite of what he may think, we don't have a king.  We are using our governing bodies, the system we have built, our laws and our constitution, to make sure we are governed correctly.  This allows attempts at correcting and abating misuse of power within the prescribed guidelines, which does not run afoul of those teachings.  I could make a biblical case for opposing him, but don't need to as the country is attempting to correct it's problems as the system was intended to.  Checks and balances in action.  Inefficient and a bit late, but trying to work, nonetheless.  Following blindly and allowing gross overreach of power which circumvents the intended checks and balances is not our system.

                1. Sed-me profile image83
                  Sed-meposted 2 years ago in reply to this

                  I agree, checks and balances are vital... following blindly is not an option... however, I never believed that was what those verses intended. I always interpreted it in the sense that he was appointed by God, but that he could still be quite secular... meaning I may not always agree, but that I would not dishonor the man God had chosen by belittling him. I would live by the rules he had established up until the point they would cause me to disobey my God. For example, I would personally never have an abortion, but neither would I bomb a clinic, breaking the law, and if anyone tried to force anyone to abort a child, I would offer my assistance to aide and abed them. All extremes, of course, but an example never the less. I must obey the laws of the land and respect authority, but I cannot be forced to act in opposition to my spiritual beliefs.

                  1. bBerean profile image58
                    bBereanposted 2 years ago in reply to this

                    I suspect there is a lot you don't know about this man.  He has been marketed well.  He has also served an instrumental role in facilitating future biblical events.  Not anything I'll bother airing in this venue.  I don't think you are typically very political, and I am not sure how much interest you have in prophecy, so I will leave it to you to let me know if you are interested in more info.  I respect your view and stand to try and follow scripture.  That part is never in doubt.

  4. GNelson profile image84
    GNelsonposted 2 years ago

    How do you get anything done when you have a Republican House that won't do anything?  They act like they are anti-American.

  5. wmhoward4 profile image80
    wmhoward4posted 2 years ago

    @GNelson...How do you get anything done when you have a Senate Majority Leader who won't allow a vote on 100s of bills that the House did pass, many w/bipartisan support? Harry Reid is the obstructor but some refuse to believe the truth.

    1. GNelson profile image84
      GNelsonposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Common sense wins out over nonsense.  Those laws you refer to were silly and designed to make the president look bad which make America look bad.

  6. cathylynn99 profile image78
    cathylynn99posted 2 years ago

    worse than the guy who lied us into a trillion dollar war costing thousands of deaths? that's rich.

  7. Sychophantastic profile image84
    Sychophantasticposted 2 years ago

    It would be moronic to take anything The Washington TImes says seriously much less read it.

    1. GA Anderson profile image88
      GA Andersonposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Do you trust or read any newspaper or news source?


  8. oceansnsunsets profile image88
    oceansnsunsetsposted 2 years ago

    I think what scares me the most is how he seems to almost be giving the middle finger to the powers in the executive branch, etc.  To the degree he does.  The balance of power is what keeps Americans safe from the things that can harm it if removed.  Its very bold, and I wonder at the ethics of it.  (Or extreme lack of.)

    That we don't see a lot of fall out from this currently, that affects any of us directly head on, doesn't mean it won't or can't in the future.  Everyone, in the world, needs to keep an eye on this.  He is keeping his one promise at least from way back, to fundamentally transform America.  He can keep that with a straight face, and what America was an was built on, if you take that away then you get a fundamentally transformed America., and what comes with it.  Yikes.

  9. Sychophantastic profile image84
    Sychophantasticposted 2 years ago

    Why don't you go look at the statistics about Presidents using executive actions before you go talking about abuse of power.

  10. Kathryn L Hill profile image85
    Kathryn L Hillposted 2 years ago

    Some still have Hope.
    ...sad but true. sad

  11. oceansnsunsets profile image88
    oceansnsunsetsposted 2 years ago

    This round, it is about a whole new degree of abuse of power.   Every person that loves their freedom in this world ought to at least consider this. 

    People want what they want and expect no consequence, which is not realistic or logical.  This is no different.  Its prime time for such an abuse of power considering the sheer gullibility of the American public. 

    As with all abusers of power, often just the abuser is not to blame, but the people that allow it, and in this case we have safeguards in place.  (Rather, HAD, safeguards in place.  I think its an ongoing huge test, and I think he is getting away with a lot and while probably surprised to some degree, probably also is not at all, all things considered.  Its amazing too, how easy it is to silence some that would otherwise have the power as it was intended.  With the people....that was where it was meant to be.  Cause and effect, history, reality, corruption....  I don't know why some insist on waiting until its too late.  Its kind of where we are at in a way........ This is part of the point.

    When it all doesn't make sense, and when all the excuses fall through and lies are seen through, we have what "is."  So we have to ask, "What would explain this?"  No point in doing so though, IF we aren't prepared to be honest with ourselves about the question.  Since its so bad, needing to demonize someone or something works for many, for a time.  So easily bought off...... 

    I don't want this kind of change.  Many people thought they were voting for another kind of change, but at least now no one can deny what some of the change entails.

    1. Kathryn L Hill profile image85
      Kathryn L Hillposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      We must vote "properly" the next time around.