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Obama's Magical Thinking

Updated on May 27, 2018
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Manuella is in the Kitchen

Good Morning, Breakfastpoppers. Today is Sunday, May 27, 2018. We have a new friend at the stove this morning. Her name is Mantis Manuella. You know her twin brother, Manny. Manuella is astounded by former President Obama's claim that his administration was scandal free. She has asked for the pleasure of your company this morning so that she can discuss President Obama's skewed recollections. Manuella is quite a good cook. This morning she is creating Skillet Enchiladas. Please join us a soon as possible. Enchiladas need to be eaten warm.

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Abracadabra

Thanks so much for joining us this morning. Former President Obama seems to be suffering from a bout of "magical thinking." In recalling his presidency all he sees is a smooth road of accomplishment. Nary a scandal touched his reign and life in America was good. He told an audience at MIT that "we didn't have a scandal that embarrassed us." The truth tells a different story. Although the former president may not have been embarrassed by his eight years, he should have been. His tenure was riddled with scandals, and most Americans remember them quite well. It may be time for the former President, and those that still adore him, to take a refresher course. School is in session!

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Scandals 101

Let's take a walk down memory lane. Does the former president remember Operation Fast and Furious? Apparently, he doesn't, but we do.The Department of Justice allowed thousands of guns to be sold to smugglers. Their twisted thinking was that the sale would lead them to the Mexican drug cartels. I suppose it sounded like a grand plan at the time, but it all fell apart when the hapless Obama administration lost track of the guns. There were many murders traced to those weapons, but chief among them was the killing of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, who was killed in 2010.

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The Past Remembered

I wonder if the scandal free president remembers Benghazi? It doesn't sound like he does, so let's refresh his memory. Ambassador Chris Stevens along with three other people lost their lives during a terrorist attack on the US consulate in Libya in 2012. The Obama administration knowingly and falsely blamed this tragedy on a You Tube video. Secretary of State Clinton continued the lie. Emails to her daughter, Chelsea, later proved that Clinton knew the truth but preferred to continue the myth of the inflammatory video. She had plenty of help spreading the lies. I guess Benghazi slipped President Obama's mind when he was speaking to the audience at MIT.

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The Truth Hurts

Let us not forget the IRS scandal. Apparently, President Obama did, but conservatives who were targeted by the IRS remember the pain quite vividly. The IRS, under the hideous leadership of Lois Lerner, systematically discriminated against conservative groups applying for tax exempt status. Lerner pleaded the fifth and President Obama pleaded ignorance.

Here is another scandal that rocked Washington during the Obama years. The administrator of the General Services Administration, Martha Johnson, was accused of allowing extravagant spending on travel and conferences for the agency's employees. She did finally admit that our money was squandered.

Let's not forget The Obama administration's "green" energy fiasco. More than $500 million in loan guarantees were wasted on Solyndra, a nothing start-up with no track record. Taxpayers lost everything when the company went bankrupt. No big deal I guess, in light of the many other scandals in the scandal free Obama administration. Nevertheless it happened, and it hurt.

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Class Stays In Session

The truth is that the scandal free Obama administration has so many scandals that the bell may ring before we can get to all of them. Let's try to do our best running them all down. Let us not forget Election Day 2008 when two members of the New Black Panther Party stood outside a Philadelphia polling place with nightsticks. They were there to intimidate voters, and they certainly accomplished their goal. Attorney General Holder could care less about the incident, His stance on this incident told the entire story of his sorry reign as Attorney General. He is still at work to this very day trying to encourage the Department of Justice to ignore all requests by Congress for documents. Old habits die hard.

Before time runs out, we must remind the former president about the VA scandal. A waiting list existed, and still does, in many VA clinics around the country. Thousands of our veterans died needlessly because they were refused timely care by a government that owed them so much. The system failed the veterans and their families, and President Obama failed to do a thing about it.

Last, but not least, let's look at the Clinton email scandal. Hillary Clinton, the darling of the left, maintained a private email server. She played it fast and loose with classified documents and, by doing so, she put our nation at risk. Her "crime" went unpunished and the corrupt FBI Director James Comey cleared her before he even looked into the matter.



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School's Out

If former President Obama was in class today, he might have learned a thing to two. His presidency was riddled with scandals. More is coming out about how corrupt his presidency was each day. President Trump's efforts at draining the swamp are helping to expose the truth about the Obama years. I long for the day when we get the whole story. I long for the day when the guilty get what's coming to them. Perhaps I am guilty of magical thinking, too.

Manuella's Song

When I dance they call me Manuella

And the politicos call me names

They close their eyes

They hold their ears

Why are they so afraid?

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      breakfastpop 9 days ago

      Good Morning Tsad,

      I live to bug them! See you at the Inn, no magical thinkers allowed.

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      TSAD 9 days ago from https:// www.consumeraffairs.com/ online/ hubpages. html

      Well Manuella, not any pro Obama comments surfacing in the face of your presentation of the facts about the many "embarrassing" scandals of the Obama administration. I guess the reason is that his supporters all know you are using facts solely to disguise that you are a racist white supremantis who will stoop so low as to tell the truth about this black X president...that's how much you bug them. :-)

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      breakfastpop 9 days ago

      Dear Dianna,

      Me too! The truth is that we still don't know who he is, where he came from, or who his parents were. It is still unbelievable to me that he was elected, considering that all he did was give a rousing speech!

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      Dianna Mendez 9 days ago

      I am still wondering about the news on Obamas false college degree!

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      breakfastpop 2 weeks ago

      Good Morning Jennifer,

      Wouldn't it be interesting if Obama could remember who he really is and where he came from?

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      Jennifer 2 weeks ago

      How quickly he forgets. Or he assumes we did. He is so arrogant!

      Great writing Pop, I’m glad I attended class this morning.

      Now I need a cocktail

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      breakfastpop 3 weeks ago

      Good Morning brad,

      Thanks for the comment. I am glad to see that there are some areas in CA that are waking up and speaking up against Brown's insanity. These are the strangest times I have ever known. It should also be said that evidence abounds about what failures the Dems are when they take over the government in states and cities. Their policies are flawed and doomed to failure. If only people could learn from history and experience. See you at the Inn.

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      bradmasterOCcal 3 weeks ago from Orange County California

      Pop

      I have to share this with you. The latest political advertising here in CA is calling Trump a nemesis and voting democrat to rid the nemesis.

      They are also using Obama saying that he brought the country forward, and implying that Trump isn't.

      To the democrats across the country, if you want to see what the country will look like under decades of democrat control, just look to CA.

      If you are not an illegal Alien or Muslim immigrant CA is not going to help you.

      just a thought

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      breakfastpop 3 weeks ago

      Good Morning brad,

      I am sorry to say, I still don't understand people like your Long Island friend. Despite all the accomplishments of Trump's administration, these seemingly smart individuals spout lines from MSNBC. When pressed for facts, they walk away in disgust. TDS needs to be studied in depth. See you at the Inn, and thanks for adding to the list of scandals that Obama seems to think never happened.

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      breakfastpop 3 weeks ago

      Good Morning Carolyn,

      I'm sure there are more too!! See you at the Inn.

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      Gregory DeVictor 3 weeks ago from Squirrel Hill, PA

      Thank you for a very well done article that reveals the truth. I have some friends who would want to read it too.

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      bradmasterOCcal 3 weeks ago from Orange County California

      Pop

      This was only the into course to Barack Obama.

      There is also the Uranium One deal giving 20% of all US Uranium production to Russia. Russia according to the democrats is the worst enemy of the United States.

      Why, because without a shred of evidence they declare that Russia tried to influence our elections. They can't tell us how, they can't really tell us anything about it. They deal in sound bites, it is like paragraph topic sentences without the paragraph.

      In the upper class study guide, we will find the corruption by Obama of the Intelligence agencies, the HRC opposition paper which is the real Russia election influence, and how the FBI and DOJ aided and abetted the crimes against the country by the DNC and HRC. President Obama was implicit and complicit in that illegal and Unconstitutional attack on the Republic of the US.

      One of the things that struck me about the MIT Obama speech is how biased are the university and colleges. MIT may attract book smart students, but they have not shown any intelligence on who they vote for and what direction they want to take the country.

      Lets be factual, MIT, Harvard and the like don't create brilliant people. They only accept the top 1% of the students, and quite frankly those students are ready to get their degrees on orientation day.

      The only thing keep Barack Obama out of jail is the democrat politicians that keep chumming the airwaves with red herrings. Major distractions to keep the law away from investigating them.

      The Hillary Clinton unprotected email server, and the destruction of the emails on it that were under subpoena tuces tecum were known to Obama, and he through his minions protected Clinton.

      Spying on Americans and even presidential candidate, presidential elect, and president Trump and his team was also known and orchestrated by Obama.

      Unmasking the names of those Americans being illegally spied upon was certainly at the direction of Obama.

      In conclusion, Obama corruption studies could be an entire curriculum. Where the degree would certainly be in the BS category.

      I must share a story

      Yesterday, I had a conversation with a life long friend who lives on Long Island where I grew up. This person is very intelligent and especially on matters of healthcare.

      We got on the subject of healthcare, and I found out that there was no knowledge about the Trump 2% COLA for SS.

      Then came the statement that stunned me.

      Trump is a nut case!

      It was like listening to CNN, or Rachael Maddow.

      I was so disappointed in what this person said to me.

      I wondered how many more of my Long Island friends would call as did this person that Hillary Clinton was the lesser of the two evils.

      I mentioned it to you because you are on the east coast, and may have insight into how seemingly intelligent people can have these opinions?

      What about the proposed Netflix deal with the Obamas and their film production company?

      What about HRC wanting to be the CEO of Facebook.

      Just food for your insect friends. They will not starve feeding on them. :)

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      Carolyn Fields 3 weeks ago from South Dakota, USA

      Well done! I'm sure there are more, but this covers the most obvious ones.

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      breakfastpop 3 weeks ago

      Dear ab,

      I agree, but let's hope we learn all we can about who Obama really is and what harm he caused. I have to say President Trump is doing his best to undo as much of the damage as possible. See you at the Inn.

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      A B Williams 3 weeks ago from Central Florida

      The list is long Pop, I had completely forgotten about the New Black Panther Party members with their nightsticks.

      I doubt we've even come close to the end of the list or to hearing, just how destructive his administration really was! :(

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      breakfastpop 3 weeks ago

      Dear Bill,

      Back then we knew very little about the behind the scenes working of presidents. Now things are a bit harder to hide. I have to say, thus far I am impressed with the transparency of President Trump, not to mention the many accomplishments he already has under his belt. See you at the Inn, billy.

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      Bill Holland 3 weeks ago from Olympia, WA

      I've done a lot of reading about Presidents in my lifetime, dating back to Eisenhower....and there isn't a one of them I would trust any further than I can throw them.

      Have a great Sunday, Pop!

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      breakfastpop 3 weeks ago

      Good Morning Pino,

      Actually, Obama is a legend in his own mind and in the minds of the obstructionist Dems. Equating him with a snake works for me. See you at the Inn. Paula is bringing appetizers and I'm bringing filet mignon!

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      breakfastpop 3 weeks ago

      Good Morning taxlarry,

      You just gave the perfect definition of a Democrat, aka liberal aka resistor, aka obstructionist, aka pathetic. See you at the Inn.

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      breakfastpop 3 weeks ago

      Good Morning Tom,

      When it comes to Obama, I put nothing past him. I still don't know the truth about him, and I doubt it will ever be satisfactorily addressed. He is still trying to undermine our nation, as his Holder and all the other horrible people from his stint as president. See you at the Inn, Tom.

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      Pino Krisio 3 weeks ago

      Good Morning POP: Manuella is a great cook! All I can say is Obama is a legend in his own mind!

      I hope that he becomes exposed as the snake he really is.... (I was careful not to use a bug name... Don't want to insult the hand that feeds me every week)

      I am off to the Inn.....

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      Paula 3 weeks ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Tom.......You said it!! and, "they all fall down." BOOM! How stupid to think for one minute, they would not be discovered? No need to answer that. We know how stupid. He can run, he can lie, he can try more bull$hit....BUT. They cannot hide. "Peek-a-Boo....we all see you now!"

      Way back when, Barack promised to be transparent. Look! That's the only promise he kept! LOL LOL LOL LOL......Celebration time at the Inn. I'll bring the hors'douvres!!

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      Tom Whitworth 3 weeks ago from Moundsville, WV

      Pop and Manuella,

      I think what Obama has actually owned up to is that he has NO conscience and is incapable of embarrassment. Anyone who could plan meddling in the 2016 presidential election and the subsequent attempted coup, as he did, is inherently evil and not capable of shame.

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      taxlarry 3 weeks ago

      Obama is very much like his liberal supporters. They have selective memory, they don't believe in facts and they are prone to lying.

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      breakfastpop 3 weeks ago

      Good Morning Paula,

      I enjoyed the radio shows you forwarded. It is refreshing to hear the truth. Now I'll move on to the email you sent today. You rock!

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      Paula 3 weeks ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Word for the day: "Delusional." In a sentence: Barack Obama claims his 2 terms in office were scandal-free because he is delusional.

      Very good class. Now, your homework is to read the email sent you today for some uplifting news about How the Democrats have shot themselves in the foot.......BIG TIME!

      Pop....I told you it was coming. Peace, my friend. Paula

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