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Rate Obama

  1. pisean282311 profile image53
    pisean282311posted 6 years ago

    How would you rate obama overall from 10?..

    1. lady_love158 profile image59
      lady_love158posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      ZERO! He's a failure on every level! The economy...F, Foreign policy... F, I'd give him an A+ in lies though!

      1. Evan G Rogers profile image79
        Evan G Rogersposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Presidents don't have any control over the economy.

        They can only steal money from one group of people, and then apportion it to another.

        1. kannanwrites profile image81
          kannanwritesposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          He is a victim, only paying for things (bad things) done by his predecessor.

          1. Evan G Rogers profile image79
            Evan G Rogersposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            and yet, he hasn't changed any of his predecessor's policies.

            Iraq, Afghanistan, Patriot Act, Bombing Pakistan, Gitmo's still open.

            Quit making excuses and blaming it on Bush. Obama's been president for, what? 3 years now?

            He could have ended the war with a stroke of the pen - he's the head of the executive branch and Congress never declared war: they gave him complete authority.

            Gitmo could've been shut down in the first hour of his presidency. instead the American gulag remains open.

            1. junko profile image66
              junkoposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              3 Years?

              1. junko profile image66
                junkoposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                He could have passed healthcare reform. He could have passed Financial Reform. The stark treaty and he could have allowed the nation to slide into depression. He could have allowed the American Auto Industry to fail and nations unemployment to be worst. It's a wonder and a disappointment to the right he got anything done.

              2. Evan G Rogers profile image79
                Evan G Rogersposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                He could have repealed the Patriot Act on day one by saying "I refuse to enforce this"; the same for Iraq and Afghanistan, and Pakistan. He could have shut down Gitmo in the first minute.

                Those are all presidential powers.

                instead, he's proven himself to be a shell of a moral man.

                1. junko profile image66
                  junkoposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                  Mr. Rogers: You don't know Jack, but you always talk smack.  You don't have to print anything if you really don't have nothing to say.

    2. DTR0005 profile image81
      DTR0005posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      About a 6.5

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        Brenda Durhamposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        on the richter scale...?

        1. donotfear profile image92
          donotfearposted 6 years ago in reply to this



          Way to go, girl! lol

          I'd give him a 3. But now this means that Jimmy Carter is no longer the nation's worst president, right?

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            Brenda Durhamposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Oh
            Haahaha
            Yeah he has Carter beat by several noses. big_smile

        2. pisean282311 profile image53
          pisean282311posted 6 years ago in reply to this

          lol

    3. tony0724 profile image61
      tony0724posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      A blatant failure

    4. qwark profile image61
      qwarkposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Pisean:
      Rate Obama?
      With what purpose in mind?
      I'm serious!
      Why rate him?
      Qwark

  2. WalterDamage profile image59
    WalterDamageposted 6 years ago

    There is no number below "0"

    1. pisean282311 profile image53
      pisean282311posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      lol well he is not that bad...

  3. wormdo profile image59
    wormdoposted 6 years ago

    8. Not the best ever, but I think many people fail to realize that most of what he has done so far has been with long-term improvement in mind. He is not governing purely to stay in office and gain approval, he is trying to implement policies and ideas that will help America in the long run.

    I think when he leaves office he will be remembered as a greater man than most gave him credit for.

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      Brenda Durhamposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      hmmph..
      umm.. no, he said he wants to undermine America's foundation.  And that's what he's doing.

      He gets an 10 from ACORN and Planned Parenthood, I'm sure.
      A big 0 from this citizen.
      The big O gets a 0.

      1. wormdo profile image59
        wormdoposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        He has never said that. In fact I googled the words "obama 'undermine america's foundation'" to check if in fact he had. The first result? Your comment. If Obama had said anything of the sort it would have been all over my search results. It's a sign of a very bad argument if you have to make your entire point up.

        Planned Parenthood is an excellent organization (whether you're pro-choice or pro-life doesn't come into it; it provides services other than abortion, and has provided many women living in poverty with a safety net, education and contraception they dearly need). ACORN no longer exists, it became defunct in November 2010.

        You have no idea what you're talking about.

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          Brenda Durhamposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Says you wormdo.

          Changing the foundation is the same as undermining it.  There've been threads arguing about that before, and the facts win.
          Argue all you want, but I've listened closely to what Obama's policies are from the start.

          1. wormdo profile image59
            wormdoposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            What "facts"? You haven't brought any up in this entire discussion. You've told blatant lies and when confronted on them backpeddled on the lie you originally told.

            In fact looking over your profile I'm appalled to learn you're old enough to have grandchildren. Shouldn't you know how to conduct an adult discussion at this point, instead of resorting to immature comebacks like "ummm well says you!"?

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              Brenda Durhamposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              Tell ya what....the minute you start being civil instead of telling me I don't know what I'm talking about, then I might be able to take you seriously.

              I gave you facts a few minutes ago.  Google that, if you dare to define what comes out of O's mouth.

              1. wormdo profile image59
                wormdoposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                I'm being perfectly civil. I see none of the facts you gave me. I would appreciate it if you repeated them for my benefit, as when I reread your comments I only see claims I have already confirmed are false, and your own opinions.

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                  Brenda Durhamposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                  Sorry, but I've become tired of pointing out the obvious about Obama.  If almost everyone in America hasn't figured out his devious agenda by now, it would waste my breath to tell 'em again.

                  You have hands and eyes.  Research it yourself.

                  1. wormdo profile image59
                    wormdoposted 6 years ago in reply to this

                    Translation: "I have no facts for you, my argument is based on blind hatred and hysteria."

                    Okay. That's about what I was expecting.

          2. BillyDRitchie profile image60
            BillyDRitchieposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            The man said he wants to "fundamentally transform America"....it doesn't get much clearer than that....

  4. MyJourney profile image61
    MyJourneyposted 6 years ago

    Brenda,

    I hope you don't mind but I feel the need to jump in on your behalf.  Wormdo, my Google search resulted in many more results than this thread.  Here's a few for you to peruse:

    http://omnia21.com/archive/obama-underming-america/

    http://drdanny.newsvine.com/_news/2010/ … c-recovery

    http://www.dakotavoice.com/2009/04/the- … rica-team/

    http://www.newsmax.com/Headline/babeu-a … /id/370593

    Those are just 4 examples of the several hundred thousand available.

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

      Any facts to offer up, or just more wingnut nonsense?

      1. MyJourney profile image61
        MyJourneyposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I was replying to the statement regardign the Google search.

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      Brenda Durhamposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you MyJourney.
      It gets so tiresome trying to field the insults and accusations of hatred and/or racism from liberals who carry preconceived notions about anyone who points out Obama's agenda.

      Thanks lady_love too.

  5. Ron Montgomery profile image60
    Ron Montgomeryposted 6 years ago

    He's not George Bush, so that starts him at 5.  He really pisses off teabaggers so we'll give him another point.  He's contributing to the unemployment problem by keeping his haters glued to these forums instead of being out there at least TRYING to find jobs with their severely limited skills.  Minus 1/2.  He hasn't invaded any countries or redefined torture as "enhanced interrogation" plus 2.  He stopped the country from spiraling into another Republican led depression, that's at least 2. 

    Let's just use GlenBeck math and make him a -1.

  6. MyJourney profile image61
    MyJourneyposted 6 years ago

    In answer to the originl question, I guess on a scale of 1 to 10, I would rate him at a 4.  I think he does a lot more talking than acting and inserts himself into areas that do not require (and/or should not have) Presidential involvement. 

    Admittedly I am a fan of George W Bush, but I am also a fan of Bill Clinton, so this is not a "straight down the party line" assessment.  I honestly don't believe that Obama is strengthening our country - I think he is attempting to (and possibly succeeding in) make it weaker.

    1. pisean282311 profile image53
      pisean282311posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I think he does a lot more talking than acting ...

      i think that is one of main issues with him...

  7. PrettyPanther profile image84
    PrettyPantherposted 6 years ago

    It seems kind of silly to quantify his performance with a number, but I can't resist playing.  I would estimate that I support about 60-70% of what he has done or said, so I would rate him a 6.5.  I'm hoping that will be higher once his second term is finished.

    1. kerryg profile image88
      kerrygposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Borrowing this scale, I'm in the 50-60% range, so I'll give him about a 5.5. A vast improvement over his predecessor, who runs about a 0.25 and managed to do something to infuriate me virtually every day for 8 years, but as Evan has pointed out several times, he's kept way too many of Bush's stupidest and most unconstitutional policies in place, punted or backtracked on several campaign promises that were important to me, and generally been too much of a mixed bag to endorse as anything more than the lesser of two evils.

  8. Paul Wingert profile image79
    Paul Wingertposted 6 years ago

    I'd rate him at 7.5. 10 compaired to our last president. He entered the job with lots of obsticles and in some cases in a no win situation. Faces a lot of predjudice from a lot of people in this country on top of it all.

    1. Evan G Rogers profile image79
      Evan G Rogersposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      unfortunately he hasn't corrected any of the mistakes of the last pres

      Patriot act, iraq, afghan, pakistan, gitmo.

    2. MyJourney profile image61
      MyJourneyposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Every President enters the job facing obstacles and, if you look at history, most if not all have faced some sort of prejudice from those that did not agree with their views and policies.

      1. junko profile image66
        junkoposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        My Journey: You are !00% right there is nothing unique about President Obama.  I can't think of but a few War time President faced with a depression and not getting any support what so ever from the opposing political party. As a matter of fact, I can't think any other presidents with the exception of Washington and Lincoln. Washington and Lincoln had many obstacles and in the mist of it nobody wanted their jobs. The job Obama excepted no sane republican wanted, not with the obstacles.

  9. S Leretseh profile image58
    S Leretsehposted 6 years ago

    We ALL knew Obama never did anything in his life deserving to be awarded the title of President. 

    There were two unqualified men running for president.  I voted for the most qualified unqualified man (Obama).  I only hoped he could just cower there for 4 years (just as he had done as a IL state senator and then as a US Senator), then we could vote someone in who was qualified.  Well, the USA is deficient in a leader.  The WORLD is deficient in a leader. 

    This same scenario play out under Carter. REMEMBER? “The moral equivalent of every man for himself…”

    1. Evan G Rogers profile image79
      Evan G Rogersposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      next time, instead of throwing your vote away, vote for a third party candidate.

      1. kerryg profile image88
        kerrygposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        In this country, it amounts to the same thing. tongue

  10. kannanwrites profile image81
    kannanwritesposted 6 years ago

    7 on 10 for me.

  11. profile image54
    ShortStoryposted 6 years ago

    What is negative pi?

    1. pisean282311 profile image53
      pisean282311posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      lol

  12. Ralph Deeds profile image72
    Ralph Deedsposted 6 years ago

    I'd give him a 7 so far, but it's still too soon to see how he'll end up.

  13. Gail Anthony profile image60
    Gail Anthonyposted 6 years ago

    I'll rate him at a 5.  Early on, he was so set on promoting his socialist agenda that he did not promote any ideas for resolving America's economic problems.  He spent a great amount of time selling healthcare but he failed to put a good team together to teach him how to implement the program.  I believe that Canada and Mexico have national healthcare.  He might have asked.  He has not yet shown any great leadership skills.

 
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