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As if things weren't bad enough, Obama to release a children's book!

  1. tobey100 profile image60
    tobey100posted 6 years ago

    Obama is coming out with a children's book this November.  I thought it might follow the Hillary Clinton vein and be titled something like "It Takes a Few Trillion $$$" but it's not.  The book is titled 'Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters" which will be a tribute to 13 groundbreaking Americans.  The book covers the contributions of:

    William Ayers
    Jeremiah Wright
    Julius Rosenberg
    Eugene Debs
    Oprah Winfrey
    Bernie Sanders
    Harry Reid
    Nancy Pelosi
    Barrack Obama
    Barney Frank
    Christopher Dodd
    Charlie Rangle
    Queen Latifah

    1. Aficionada profile image92
      Aficionadaposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I think Queen Latifah is not too bad....  She's definitely talented, but I don't know her politics.

      One out of thirteen okay?  - well, I guess it could be worse.

    2. Jillian Barclay profile image87
      Jillian Barclayposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Really? Where did you dig up that list? In your mind? While it is true that he is publishing a book in November, according to all of the news stories I have seen regarding the book, including CBS News, the book was completed in 2008 prior to Mr. Obama becoming President. According to all the releases I have read, the book will be about 13 inspirational Americans, including George Washington, Jackie Robinson and Georgia O'Keefe. The rest of the list has not been published yet. Also, according to CBS news, any proceeds  from the sale of the book will go into a scholarship fund for the children of disabled and deceased veterans.

      Sounds a little different from what you are suggestting...

      1. tobey100 profile image60
        tobey100posted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Well, of course it is.  I was mocking.  After all, that's what we do....I'm a conservative.

        1. Jillian Barclay profile image87
          Jillian Barclayposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          You are mocking, and I knew you were, but alot of people will be swearing it is the truth- who knows- maybe Beck man will read you, steal what you have written and spend an hour convincing people it is true. Sometimes mocking is funny, but if it can hurt someone, is it really such a good idea? Sorry, but it doesn't sit well with me and I have a pretty good sense of humor for a half-witted liberal...

          1. tobey100 profile image60
            tobey100posted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Well, in that case please tell me what Obama knows about the groundbreakers in American history.  This is a guy who, by his actions, forget his flowery words, dispises this country and now his written a book for his girls and we're supposed to slobber all over him.  It's a publicity stunt and nothing more.  I doubt he wrote the thing in the first place.

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              china manposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              As you are a self admitted liar - as per post above - you would think bad of anyone else.  The man wrote a book for f@@@@s sake !  you want to make some issue with it - maybe you are just jealous he can write ?

              1. tobey100 profile image60
                tobey100posted 6 years ago in reply to this

                Actually, I have eyes, ears and a brain.  I haven't swallowed the Obama koolaid nor am I a liberal vegetable.  You want to defend the man you go right ahead.  It's your right.  In typical liberal fashion if someone doesn't agree with you they must be a liar, racist, moron or redneck conservative.  Name one thing this man has done for this country.  Healthcare?  Bailouts?  Takeovers?  Opologies to foreign nations?  Lowering unemployment?  Reduced the deficit?  (oops.  Sorry.  I forgot that was Bush's fault.  Never mind Obama's additional 2 trillion).  Since you've taken the opportunity to call me a liar I'll return the favor in a milder fashion.  You're either blind to reality or a fool.

                1. OpinionDuck profile image61
                  OpinionDuckposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                  Maybe if Obama spent more time concentrating on his Job as US Senator he might have done more for the country. He spent two years pandering for the presidency at the expense of doing his job as Senator.

                  Before you go there, it applies to all of those on the presidential election circuit that had a job in office.

                  Remember that the entire US Congress got caught in the headlights when the economy melted down before the election. They had no idea what was happening in the country.

                  Maybe if they all concentrated on their current jobs, they could have done something to prevent the meltdown.

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          china manposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          So you are a liar - just that and nothing else.

          I guess you will be a christian then.

        3. Joe Badtoe profile image61
          Joe Badtoeposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Well little Tobey....Obama despises the country that elected him President! If I follow your logic you also conclude that everyone who voted for Obama also despises their own country?

          Or is it just you that hates Obama for a reason best known to your own
          a)stupidity b) irrationality c) paranoia d) racist undertones

          Feel free to answer any of the above

          How apt that you made stuff up about your President.

          I seem to recall your precious Dubya's presidency  behaved in the same way. You know lying to get votes, lying about reasons for war and playing the 'humour' card which wasn't very humourus at all but it concealed a few truths for awhile.

          Thanks for telling me you're a conservative I would never have guessed given the nature of your posts.

          Obama was actually going to write a children's book for Republican's but his publishers advised him to wait until the literacy rate increased. The figure of 99.9% was mentioned

          1. tobey100 profile image60
            tobey100posted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Obama was elected for the sole reason he ran as something he wasn't.  He couldn't get elected dog catcher now that the voters know who and what he is.  Let's recap.  The basic liberal argument for any attack on 'The One' is we're illiterate, liars or christians (and we know how they are don't we).  Obama is an incompetent joke on his best days.  The man's not qualified to write a children's book.

    3. manlypoetryman profile image72
      manlypoetrymanposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      "Wow...Everything that's going on now...Let me sit down and write a children's book...and see if it sells!" That's a pretty presidential thought process there...Dang!


      Thumb's up for Flightkeeper's response!

      1. psycheskinner profile image81
        psycheskinnerposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        He wrote it before taking office.

        1. Rochelle Frank profile image88
          Rochelle Frankposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Ok then-- that's what I did too.

  2. Rochelle Frank profile image88
    Rochelle Frankposted 6 years ago

    I'm trying to imagine all of those people with shovels and plows.

    When does he do this? When I was writing a childrens book, I would not have had time to be president.

    1. Aficionada profile image92
      Aficionadaposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      That says it all, just about, doesn't it?

  3. Flightkeeper profile image78
    Flightkeeperposted 6 years ago

    I thought it may be ghost-written but I don't think Obama's ego would allow it.

    1. tobey100 profile image60
      tobey100posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      lol

    2. Ron Montgomery profile image60
      Ron Montgomeryposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      It didn't stop Palin.

  4. Ron Montgomery profile image60
    Ron Montgomeryposted 6 years ago

    Finally! A book for conservatives.

    Chapter 1

    The government is not gonna pull the plug on Gramma.

    1. Jillian Barclay profile image87
      Jillian Barclayposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Unless the Republicans get in and cut out Social Security and Medicare.

      1. Ron Montgomery profile image60
        Ron Montgomeryposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        It won't happen.  The Republicans might get a tiny majority in the House, but as of last night they have surrendered any chance at taking the Senate.  They'll tease the most ignorant constituents of their base with empty platitudes such as "take our country back" and "cleaning house", but in the end they'll show themselves to be powerless to do anything but whine about how they have once again been thwarted.

  5. ftclick profile image60
    ftclickposted 6 years ago

    Republicans were the spenders. The facts are right thee from the Bush Administration. Cleaning up a huge mess is a lot of work. What a sad spinning bunch those lying conservatives are.
    Bush - Kerry was basically a wash since each was moderate so you go with family and you get a worse result. Americans won't forget what they did. But, Obama doesn't know what he is doing, OTOH, he is a better choice than Tina Fey and ol' geyser

  6. LaMamaLoli profile image71
    LaMamaLoliposted 6 years ago

    mmmn,he should take a leaf out of Tony Blair's book and at least wait two minutes after leaving office before publishing a children's book. lol

    1. alternate poet profile image77
      alternate poetposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I think a leaf out of Blairs story of how he dragged the UK into Bush's religious-right fuelled adventure in Iraq is hardly similar to any childrens book !

      1. Joe Badtoe profile image61
        Joe Badtoeposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Blair did me a favour by confirming a long held belief of mine which is that an Oxbridge education doesn't mean your intelligent.

        Nick Griffin took my belief to the extreme.

        1. alternate poet profile image77
          alternate poetposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          I would not rule out the possibility that Blair is intelligent, his unbelievable support of Bush and the US disgrace that is Iraq will be more to do withthe fact that he is catholic.  You might remember the Pope maintaining that "oops I made a mistake by publicly quoting some old hatred of Islam" and Bush 's supposed slip about a "Crusade".  I would say that people would not be fooled by these ass@@@@s except that they clearly were !

          1. Joe Badtoe profile image61
            Joe Badtoeposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            A man who holds the highest job in his country who can lie to his own people about the reason for going to war is not a man of  intelligence in my opinion.

            The consequences of those lies were the deaths of young british soldiers and innocent Iraqi men, women and children.

            Sorry Alt can't agree with you on this one but I understand your explanation.

            As for the Pope and Dubya they are walking contradictions of what they say they stand for.

  7. tobey100 profile image60
    tobey100posted 6 years ago

    The most glaring strategy adopted by the Liberals is to attack the individual if you can’t attack the facts.  These arguments are many times reminiscent of children on the playground.  One child may say, “You can’t spell Mississippi” and the other child will respond, “Well, you’re fat”.  These types of character attacks come across as nothing more than name calling.  If one takes a stance against the expansion of welfare, they are accused by the Liberal of wanting the poor to die.  Take a stance against expanding free lunches in schools, you’re accused of wanting our children to starve.  State your belief that Global Warming is a hoax, you’re accused of wanting to destroy the planet, and the most despicable ploy of all, if you don’t agree with us you’re a racist, a liar or a (shudder) Christian.  Once the verbal attacks begin you can be assured you’re on the right side of the argument.

    1. Ron Montgomery profile image60
      Ron Montgomeryposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      ....advocate laws that discriminate against gays - they call you homophobes.  Gleefully invade another country - they call you warmongers.  Turn record surpluses into record deficits, then rail against the other side's fiscal management - they call you hypocrites.  Regurgitate the hateful nonsense they spoon-feed you on FoxNews - they call you morons...

      Damn those liberals! mad

      1. tobey100 profile image60
        tobey100posted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Sorry, was laughing so hard at 'fiscal management' I didn't get to read the rest of your post.

        1. Ron Montgomery profile image60
          Ron Montgomeryposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          The Republican's track record on the subject?  I agree with you, it's pretty f***ing hilarious.

  8. Flightkeeper profile image78
    Flightkeeperposted 6 years ago

    Hey Tobey, it's Obama's way of stimulating the economy right out of the economic mess he and the dummycrats created into double digit growth and re-election for 2012! He IS the savior of the Dummycrat party.

    NOT!

    lol lol lol

    1. tobey100 profile image60
      tobey100posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      It amazes me that any thinking human (thinking being the key word) believes this man has an iota of a chance at a second term.  His own party is scrambling to distance themselves from him in order to get reelected.  What other signal do ya need to comprehend just how off the track this squirrell has pushed us.

      I defy anyone to show me one single campaign ad, produced by a Democrat, that touts their vote for bailouts and Obamacare as reason to reelect them.

      1. Flightkeeper profile image78
        Flightkeeperposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I know, every time he comes into their city/state the dems are so busy that they can't meet with their Anointed One.  "So sorry, but my schedule has me at the dentist getting my tooth pulled." lol

  9. psycheskinner profile image81
    psycheskinnerposted 6 years ago

    Why shouldn't he put out a nice ebook for kids.  Seems pretty harmless to me.  Why not save the criticisms for area where they might be justified rather than moaning about every little thing the man does?

  10. Mighty Mom profile image91
    Mighty Momposted 6 years ago

    Too bad, Obama can never approach the fame of George W. Bush and HIS famous children's book -- "The Pet Goat" tongue

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    klarawieckposted 6 years ago

    It's a children self-help-book about how to quit smoking.

 
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