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Why Obama Should Resign

  1. lady_love158 profile image60
    lady_love158posted 6 years ago

    http://www.redstate.com/dhorowitz3/2011 … yesterday/

    Is he really any different than Mubarak in Egypt? The only difference between the USA and Egypt is Americans are more tolerant... but how much longer will we suffer quietly under his leadership?

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      Brenda Durhamposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Yes, that's one good reason for his resignation.
      Add the list goes on and on.

      How long will we suffer?
      Until the Right learns how to stand just as firm as the Left whines.

      1. Jim Hunter profile image60
        Jim Hunterposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        "Until the Right learns how to stand just as firm as the Left whines."

        I don't believe that is possible.

        1. Evan G Rogers profile image83
          Evan G Rogersposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          You're right - both parties need each other.

          Vote Libertarian.

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        Brenda Durhamposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Indeed, they do have a monopoly on that.

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

          Brenda, talking to yourself is a sign of senilty; are you hearing carp again?

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            Brenda Durhamposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            I will gladly give up hearing and seeing all carp if the libs would stop puttin' it out there to be heard and seen.

    2. Greek One profile image76
      Greek Oneposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I think others had a more 'closer' relationship with Mubarak...

      http://www.veteranstoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/ScreenHunter_05-Jan.-31-10.30.jpg



      http://www.constructiveanarchy.com/blog/02_03reagan-mubarak2.jpg

      1. lovemychris profile image79
        lovemychrisposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Don't forget Cheney. He said he and Mubarak are "good friends".

    3. Jeff Berndt profile image90
      Jeff Berndtposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      "If Obama is willing to listen to the protesters of a foreign country due to their grievances from high food and energy prices and an unresponsive government, shouldn’t he accede to the similar demands of his own citizens and resign immediately?"
      Except for the fact that President Obama was elected in a free and fair democratic election by not only a clear majority of the Electoral College but also a clear majority of the American People.

      Mubarak has never had that experience.

      1. Evan G Rogers profile image83
        Evan G Rogersposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        he has had a lot of our money, though!

        hooray! we paid for his tyranny!

        hooray! his likely predecessor, Gen. Omar Suleiman, enjoys torture!

        1. Randy Godwin profile image92
          Randy Godwinposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          "hooray! his predecessor enjoys torture!"  I assume you mean Obama's predecessor?

          1. Evan G Rogers profile image83
            Evan G Rogersposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            i dunno, Obama has yet to close Gitmo...

            and alot of those people sent to be tortured by Suleiman were likely sent through US ships.

        2. Jeff Berndt profile image90
          Jeff Berndtposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Yeah, we really ought to have learned by now, based on history, that in the long term, backing repressive strongmen tends to destabilize rather than stabilize. The Shah, Saddam (he was the US's guy once upon a time, folks), Noriega, Batista, and now Mubarak.

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      Texasbetaposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      "While our nation languishes amidst record food and energy prices, unprecedented underemployment (including those excluded from the workforce) and economic stagnation"

      What a crock. Energy prices are lower today than they were in 2007. Fact. Unprecedented underemployment? When Obama took office, it was a little over 8%. Now is it hovering around 9% When Reagan took office, it was at 6.4%, and by his comparable time in office, at the end of his 2nd year it was at 10.8%. SO AGAIN - LIE! Economic stagnation? We have grown at .2% higher than our national average over the last 100 years. So - the entire article is a flat out lie, from beginning to end, just like most of the stuff you post.

  2. Mighty Mom profile image89
    Mighty Momposted 6 years ago

    Note to author: Peppering your writing with pompous, polysyllabic words that your audience has to look up in the dictionary (if they even have one) does not make your argument any truer. This reads like an eager 8th grader's social studies report.

    Still, it's heartening to see our RedState brethren have not moved any to the left....

    You're on a roll this morning, LaLo. I can hardly wait for your next thread.

    1. lady_love158 profile image60
      lady_love158posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I thought it was well written and succinctly laid out how all of Obama's policies are hurting the middle class. At least you didn't dismiss the facts because of the source... that's a step in the right direction... first recognize you have a problem... then you can actually do something about it!

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        Texasbetaposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        You would. Facts don't mean anything to you, never have.

  3. Mighty Mom profile image89
    Mighty Momposted 6 years ago

    You're correct.
    It's not possible because the Right already owns the patent on both obstruction and whining.
    GOP Congressional mantra: "Just say no!"
    The left is trying to get this country out of the giant cesspool of a mess we are in and all the right can do is sputter and vote no.
    Newsflash: We are all suffering so why don't you help us do something constructive instead of sitting around bashing our president?

    1. Jim Hunter profile image60
      Jim Hunterposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      "We are all suffering so why don't you help us do something constructive instead of sitting around bashing our president?"

      I'm not suffering.

      We are doing something constructive by stopping the destruction.

      Bashing the President is our National pastime.

      Your side did it and continues to do so two years after one left.

      Please quit with the false outrage.

      1. Evan G Rogers profile image83
        Evan G Rogersposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        My side has been doing it non stop since John Adams.

        Libertarians are pretty consistent!

    2. lovemychris profile image79
      lovemychrisposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      "It's not possible because the Right already owns the patent on both obstruction and whining."

      Absolutely!

  4. Greek One profile image76
    Greek Oneposted 6 years ago

    there is the small fact that Obama was elected President, which Mubarak was not...

    but let's not let democracy get in the way of things if our candidate wasn't the one elected

    1. lady_love158 profile image60
      lady_love158posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      What are you talking about? Mubarak won with like 96% of the vote last time! Hey even Joe Biden said he wasn't a dictator! LOL

      1. Greek One profile image76
        Greek Oneposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        yeah, but his electoral system was set up by the "Florida Republican Committee for Electoral Fairness"

      2. Rabid Puma profile image60
        Rabid Pumaposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Why Obama shouldn't resign: Joe Biden.

        1. lady_love158 profile image60
          lady_love158posted 6 years ago in reply to this

          LOL!!!

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          Brenda Durhamposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Why is everyone scared of Biden?
          Heck, the libs made sure it wouldn't be Palin!
          Just give Biden a bottle of Scotch and he'll be quite pliable me-thinks.  lol

  5. qwark profile image60
    qwarkposted 6 years ago

    "We the People" elect our gov't officials.
    If, "We the People" elect an "idiot" to office, who is to blame? The "idiots" are:
    "We the People!"
    I'm not saying Obama is an "idiot" Not at all!
    Our "founding fathers" conceived our "Constitution" with the idea that no one singular facet of gov't could gain despotic control!
    Obama can suggest,he can pressure he can cajole, but he is not a single factor that makes decisions! he, in reality, is the titular head of a democratic/republic!
    It is shameful that so many of "We the People" don't understand gov't and have never read the "Constitution!"
    I see comments here that are based on emotion and political "one-sidedness" not logic and understanding!
    To me, that defines the commenter as being an incredible idiot!
    QWark

    1. lady_love158 profile image60
      lady_love158posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Obviously you are unaware of Obama's defiance of federal judge's rulings and his goverance by decree using executive orders to circumvent congress. Perhaps you should read the linked piece before you blame American voters for our predicament.

  6. qwark profile image60
    qwarkposted 6 years ago

    ""We the People" are the "idiots!"
    If you don't see that or don't understand it, is it no wonder we're enmeshed in political and economic insanity!
    Small thinkers All!
    Whew!
    QWark

  7. SpanStar profile image59
    SpanStarposted 6 years ago

    I'm thinking we should re-elect George W. Bush maybe that will make everyone happy.

    1. qwark profile image60
      qwarkposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Span:
      If that happened I'd move to Ecuador...lol smile:
      Qwark

      1. SpanStar profile image59
        SpanStarposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Ha Ha haha

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        Sophia Angeliqueposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        You, and quite a few others...

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          Brenda Durhamposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Then let 'em.  Wouldn't be any skin off the noses of patriotic Americans!

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            Sophia Angeliqueposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            I'm curious about the word patriotic. I never met patriotic people until I came to America. I have always met people who put the humanity of others ahead of patriotism.

            To me, just as it is irrelevant what color one's skin is, so it is irrelvant what country one comes from.

            I most certainly wouldn't support a country just because I was born in it. In fact, I would never support any country.

            I suport people. It is irrelevant where they come from, what their skin color or religion is, or anything else. The only relevancy is that they are not criminals.

            1. qwark profile image60
              qwarkposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              Hi Sophia:
              Most of those kinds of people are "reactors," not thinkers.
              They are easily led and their concept of "reality" is warped..or..doesn't exist.
              Qwark

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                Sophia Angeliqueposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                Qwark, Qwark. It figures. smile

            2. lady_love158 profile image60
              lady_love158posted 6 years ago in reply to this

              That's admirable... the problem is when people ask the government to be the agent of support... and this is where the patriotism comes in bc America was once a country that was self governed by self reliant people that took care of their neighbors.

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                Sophia Angeliqueposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                Lady Love, not sure I understand what you are saying. What has self reliance got to do with pledging obedience to a non-entity, a construct tmeant to keep people obedience. There is nothing smart about being a patriot. It's plain dumb.

                In fact, self reliant people aren't patriotic. They know better.

                1. lady_love158 profile image60
                  lady_love158posted 6 years ago in reply to this

                  There's nothing wrong with patriotism. Certainly it isn't unique to the USA.  Taking pride in where you live and looking out for her interests and those of your fellow citizens is putting people first,  like family is put ahead of strangers.

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                    Sophia Angeliqueposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                    Perhaps, we're different in that I don't put family ahead of strangers. I put what is right ahead of all things, family or not. It's wonderful if one's family is doing the right thing, but if one's family is doiing the wrong thing, then it's the wrong thing to do to support them.

                    The danger of patriotism is precisely that it puts one group's interests ahead of another group, not because it is the greater good for all, but because it is self-interested and self-promoting.

                  2. Greek One profile image76
                    Greek Oneposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                    yeah, you are so right... it DOES take a village smile

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

                Please supply some evidence supporting this assertion.

                1. Evan G Rogers profile image83
                  Evan G Rogersposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                  Read the Constitution, or the Articles of Confederation.

                  Start with the 10th amendment, then move on to Federalist #41

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

                    Have read them-many times.  More importantly, I understand them.  You arrogantly continue your assertion that YOUR interpretation of Constitutional issues is superior to all others - including those of legal scholars including those who sit or have sat on the SCOTUS.

                    This position works well in the confines of an isolated Montana shack, but it's pretty worthless when discussing the issues of a nation numbering over 300 million people.

          2. Eaglekiwi profile image74
            Eaglekiwiposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Patrioctic doesnt mean believing anything and everything!

            Oh my!

            Brenda your comment bought to mind 3 blind mice
            ,see how they run lol

  8. Ron Montgomery profile image60
    Ron Montgomeryposted 6 years ago

    Not even gonna read through the long list of right-wing, group masturbatory posts.  The fact that he pisses off the lunatic fringe so effectively is reason for sainthood, not resignation.

    1. Randy Godwin profile image92
      Randy Godwinposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Me too, Ron!  I love it when the usual group of humorous righties bash Obama.  This lets me know the pres is doing a wonderful job.

      Keep it up guys!  lol

    2. Evan G Rogers profile image83
      Evan G Rogersposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I love that he admits to only reading the left-wing posts.

      lollerskates.

  9. Eaglekiwi profile image74
    Eaglekiwiposted 6 years ago

    Has any President ever resigned?

    Just wondering....( cuz I can think of a couple who should've been fired)  lol

    1. Randy Godwin profile image92
      Randy Godwinposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Nixon?  smile

  10. qwark profile image60
    qwarkposted 6 years ago

    I have never seen so many "dumb" Americans making so many "dumb" remarks publicly!
    I may be a "dumb" American too, but I at least have read the "Constitution" and the history of the past 200+ yrs of existing as a democratic republic.
    The "operative" concept of a democratic republic is that "We the People" vote for our leadership!
    Once in power, that elected leadership rules!
    Most Americans don't vote, but complain like hell.
    Those that do vote, vote party line or by emotion!
    it costs so much to become a "President" that a qualified little man can't play.
    The "electoral" college is "passe!" A president should be elected by a majority vote!...and not like dubya was!
    An atheist could never be the pres of the USA unless he lies and attends church every sunday and asks for "god" to bless America. How screwed up is that?
    I am a "patriot" in every sense but offering my life for country.
    I spent 4 yrs of my life in the military but in a non-combat role with a "crypto" clearance. Because of that, 4 yrs of college was paid for. The last 2 I worked and paid for!
    The American voter is scary!...dumb, religious and scary!
    Qwark

  11. uncorrectedvision profile image61
    uncorrectedvisionposted 6 years ago

    I was hoping for a Democrat victory in November and four more years of Shining Handsome Obama.

  12. Mighty Mom profile image89
    Mighty Momposted 6 years ago

    UCV,
    Looks like your hope is going to come true. Glad you came around to our way of thinking smile.

  13. mortimerjackson profile image59
    mortimerjacksonposted 6 years ago

    You people scare me. You really do. You're so blinded with notions of morality and the fear of a phantom enemy that anyone who disagrees with you instantly becomes a servant of TEH SATAN!

    I'm not a fan of Obama. I think he's incompetent. But I don't go comparing him to an Egyptian tyrant. It's called objectivity. Maybe you guys can step back and think for a moment before you start throwing out words like socialist, communist, leftist, rightist, orthodontist, as if it means anything.

  14. Mighty Mom profile image89
    Mighty Momposted 6 years ago

    LOL, mortimerjackson! You've just solved the whole partisan politics problem!
    What we need is a good orthodontist to straighten us all out!
    LOVE IT!

  15. habee profile image90
    habeeposted 6 years ago

    This is better than watching golf on TV - and just as hard to figure out who's winning.

  16. Doug Hughes profile image60
    Doug Hughesposted 6 years ago

    What's amazing is that the wingnut strategy is to gain power by tearing down the president.The degree of falsehood and distortion doesn't seem to be of any concern to those of high morals. The fact is - I will vote for a republican if he has a better plan than the democrat he's running against - but being against the democrat is NOT a plan.

    1. Evan G Rogers profile image83
      Evan G Rogersposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      oh, give me a break.

      The left was doing the same thing during the Bush years.

      http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/07/ … 2034.shtml

      Hell, even I voted for Kerry. I went around telling people "anyone but Bush".

      I regret it. I wish Ron Paul would've stood up to Giuliani years ago.

 
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