Obama's Big Land Grab & Sell Off of Federal Property

Jump to Last Post 1-2 of 2 discussions (15 posts)
  1. AnnCee profile image69
    AnnCeeposted 7 years ago

    Good plan Present Obama.  Steal land from the states and then sell it to foreigners to make more money for your stash.  Oh I know the Present is talking about selling buildings, but Obama's proven he's willing to go for the gusto.


    http://articles.cnn.com/2011-03-02/poli … M:POLITICS


    http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/201 … land-grab/

    1. Jefsaid profile image70
      Jefsaidposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      This is not exclusive to the USA or Obama.  Much of the UK's national assets are in the hands of foreign ownership and if not for a show public anger our forested land would also be up for sale right now.  The fact is that we live in a globalist existence and very few national assets are sacred any more.

      1. AnnCee profile image69
        AnnCeeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Well I don't like it.   This is the grabbiest president we've ever had and he is a financial idiot.

        Today he commented that he was too busy to get involved in helping the NFL figure out their dispute, that an industry that MAKES 9 BILLIONS DOLLARS A YEAR could figure out how to divide it.

        That moron. 

        The industry is WORTH $9 Billion.  The industry makes between $6-9 MILLION a year. 

        And this is the guy who's occupying the White House.  He's Present but he's no kind of President.

        1. Jefsaid profile image70
          Jefsaidposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          He has taken over at the worst possible time inheriting the disastrous mess left by George Bush.  The World economy is in a mess and America's global standing took a huge diplomatic battering under Bush's leadership.  Believe me, outside of the USA and like his father before him, he was seen as something of a warmongering knob of low intelligence.

          1. DTR0005 profile image82
            DTR0005posted 7 years agoin reply to this

            He's see by many Americans in the same light - believe me.

          2. AnnCee profile image69
            AnnCeeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            Obama is a laughing stock on the world stage.  People don't respect him.  Maybe it was all the bowing and scraping, I don't know. 

            He didn't "inherit" anything.  You don't inherit a presidency.  He campaigned hard to get a job and he got the job.  He's done nothing but complain and carp about the job ever since he got it.

            He dodges his responsibilities and has lived it up like no one I've ever seen.  He acts like a nouveau riche rube.  It's embarrassing.

            1. Cagsil profile image82
              Cagsilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

              Well, since you don't know and the fact that he is not actually a laughing stock on the world stage might have something to do with your failed understanding of world politics. It's anyone's guess.
              Actually, he inherited a massive undertaking, to dig out of, which doesn't solely rest on Bush, but every other President before him.
              Actually, he continues to try to break the "status quo" of America, but it is people who continue to distort his actions for their own benefit and not to mention, those same people continue to pass along misinformation, so people cannot come a reasonable conclusion, as to whether or not, he is actually doing anything right.

              1. AnnCee profile image69
                AnnCeeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                I disagree with you on all points and stand by what I wrote.

                A man who scrambles to win an office can hardly say he inherited the problems that come with the office.  A man wouldn't do that anyway. 

                I'm glad my daddy wasn't a whiner.  He actually did inherit a world of hurt.  But he didn't whine and blame.  Ever.

                How would you like your boss to complain all the time about his big job?  Would you respect him?

                Barack Obama was given a Nobel Peace Prize before he made any peace anywhere because some people (idiots in my estimation) believed his little visit to Pawkistawn (where ever that is) and a couple years as a boy in Indonesia somehow gave him experience in international politics.  Guess what.  He has no clout in Pakistan, can't even get a CIA agent out of there.  He has not clout anywhere.  The world is turning upside down in a way I've not seen in my lifetime.  And Obama is AWOL.

                1. Cagsil profile image82
                  Cagsilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                  You know, sometimes it's very hard to have a good conversation with you, because you lack so much understanding. But, I guess that comes from so much distortion and misinformation, which apparently has your britches in an uproar.

                  You can disagree on all the points or some of them, I don't really care what you disagree with, because the truth of the matter escapes you, as did part of my post which you didn't bother to read or just dismissed.

                  The problems Obama has INHERITED from previous Presidents, since the INCEPTION of America is what he is trying to deal with. And, had you had a bit of knowledge with regards to previous Presidents that were in charge before you or I were born, then you would realize that the major problem he has had to deal with is the "status quo".

                  If you don't know what that is, just admit it and I'm sure someone would be nice enough to explain it to you. Because, if I have to explain it to you, you're not likely to enjoy reading it.

                  1. AnnCee profile image69
                    AnnCeeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                    I understand.   You are a brainwashed leftist who hates America and wants it to be fundamentally transformed into a Socialist paradise.

            2. Jefsaid profile image70
              Jefsaidposted 7 years agoin reply to this

              AnnCee - I presume you are being antogonistic in order to stir this debate.  Let me help you along.

              I am not sure where you get your facts from but in the UK he is very much admired.  I appreciate that being the first of his type to become president in a country where some States still harbour racial divisions, half of his job of is overcoming that subconscious ignorance.  The reality in my view is that like the way that Bush's election was contrived at a time when the US had planned for war, so has Obama's term in in office been somewhat manufactured when you needed to present a less hostile image to the World.  It is unlikely that he will ever be allowed to become a succesful, popular president to the US people as the powers that be have him there as a short term necessity only.  I do not suspect we will see his type in office again, anytime in the near future.

              1. AnnCee profile image69
                AnnCeeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                I get most of my news from the UK and spend much of my time in the UK and you are wrong.  Maybe in your circle Obama is admired, but you cannot say that he is widely admired in the United Kingdom. He is not widely admired in Europe and he is constantly insulted in the Middle East.

                Barack Obama thought he could be all things to all people.  He has failed.  Even the left is finished with him.  Even the man who bought him has said he is "not a good investment."

                Just because you say a thing does not make it so.  Bring facts to prove how much the UK admires Obama.

                1. Jefsaid profile image70
                  Jefsaidposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                  Well I live in the UK and travel throughout the country regularly and can only reflect on the views held the by wide variety of races, cultures, nationalities and social status I speak to on a daily basis.  Not many people give much consideration to ground level US politics outside of America; we have our own foolish double-act to worry about.   However, from an external perspective, Obama comes across as a Worldly and intelligent man, unlike some of his predecessors. 

                  You may be delusional enough to believe that a modern day US president actually runs the country and is singularly responsible for the decisions that are made.  The circles I talk to recognise that they are merely facades and Obama's presence is necessary to deflect attention from the carnage instigated during the tenure of the awful Bush presidency. Surely, on the basis that people as thick as Bush (or the more likeable Reagan) could hold presidency when they could hardly identify Iraq on a map, let alone pronounce it, you cannot seriously perceive that your president actually runs the countries affairs.  I repeat Obama‚Äôs presence is purely for the purposes of portraying the US with a softer diplomatic facade and there is no intention by those who really control the country to present him as a great domestic leader when his shelf life is predetermined.  Your motives for wholeheartedly discrediting him seem at best misguided and at worst divisive.

          3. Jim Hunter profile image61
            Jim Hunterposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            And all of that makes Obama competent how?

  2. Hugh Williamson profile image90
    Hugh Williamsonposted 7 years ago

    "Good plan Present Obama.  Steal land from the states and then sell it to foreigners to make more money for your stash.  Oh I know the Present is talking about selling buildings, but Obama's proven he's willing to go for the gusto."

    Land grab? The CNN website you referenced says that the plan is to sell 15 billion dollars worth of unused buildings, real estate, etc -- they are scheduled to be disposed of anyway and the Obama plan is to speed it up. This plan would, with congressional approval, set up a board to market them faster and bundle them to get better prices, for obvious financial reasons.

    There is no plan to grab any land from the states -- all properties are owned by the federal govt.

    Your second "reference" the Washington Times (sounds like "Washington Post" doesn't it) is a blog spot for articles about Obama being a muslim, obama stealing state land to sell it, Obama not a citizen and the like.

    In the last days of his admin., Bush rushed to process leases for drilling on the environmentally fragile"off limits areas." Obama took over and immediately canceled most of them.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)