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What the GOP really thinks about Obama

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Re: What the GOP really thinks about Obama

Postby Ned Flanders » Fri Mar 02, 2012 1:59 pm

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Re: What the GOP really thinks about Obama

Postby Henry Vilas » Fri Mar 02, 2012 2:49 pm

Now some conservative bloggers are calling Obama a murdered, blaming him for Breitbart's death.

Sounds similar to the right wing Vince Foster conspiracy theorists.
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Re: What the GOP really thinks about Obama

Postby rrnate » Fri Mar 02, 2012 3:32 pm

Ned Flanders wrote:
Henry Vilas wrote:Obama's opponents are behind this ad: Go to hell Barack.


Hell? He's probably already there with that wife of his.


One cowers at the thought of what sort of a woman tolerates your nasty ass on a daily basis.
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Re: What the GOP really thinks about Obama

Postby Stella_Guru » Fri Mar 02, 2012 4:40 pm

The Republican and Democratic base, both like cats and dogs, live dependent subserviant lives under the table tops of their masters, delighted recipients of any scraps which fall their way. Employ some election year rhetoric for them or they may stray, even with the best of fences. And like all runaway slaves, they must be followed and brought back to servitude. Millions of men become mere valets of animals while animals live, and their executioners afterwards.
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Re: What the GOP really thinks about Obama

Postby Detritus » Fri Mar 02, 2012 7:47 pm

Stella_Guru wrote:The Republican and Democratic base, both like cats and dogs, live dependent subservient lives under the table tops of their masters, delighted recipients of any scraps which fall their way.

You obviously do not live with a cat.
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Re: What the GOP really thinks about Obama

Postby Stella_Guru » Sat Mar 03, 2012 12:16 pm

Detritus wrote:You obviously do not live with a cat.

Yes, I have waited on them regularly as an agrarian chamber maid, feeding, tending, and cleaning up after them, creating docile dish-fed retainers, becoming a valet of sorts while they are alive, and their executioner afterwards. Sound familiar?
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Re: What the GOP really thinks about Obama

Postby Detritus » Sat Mar 03, 2012 3:49 pm

Stella_Guru wrote:
Detritus wrote:You obviously do not live with a cat.

Yes, I have waited on them regularly as an agrarian chamber maid, feeding, tending, and cleaning up after them, creating docile dish-fed retainers, becoming a valet of sorts while they are alive, and their executioner afterwards. Sound familiar?

Absolutely, except for the "docile" part. I believe that cats domesticated us, not vice-versa. They understand this, which is why, when we play with them, they decide when the session is over, usually by attacking us. Another reason that the cat metaphor is inapt for the American electorate, whereas the dog metaphor--particularly the felicitous "running dog" metaphor--is more accurate. To me.
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Re: What the GOP really thinks about Obama

Postby Rich Schultz » Sat Mar 03, 2012 7:33 pm

That joke is offensive in so many ways the mere act of forwarding it demonstrates a lack of judgement that should not be tolerated in a judge. Apologizing instead of resigning demonstrates the same thing.
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Re: What the GOP really thinks about Obama

Postby Henry Vilas » Sun Mar 04, 2012 12:10 pm

Along a related note: G.O.P. is now the party ofextremists

It is fashionable among reporters and ostensibly non-partisan observers to parcel out blame for this depressing state of affairs equally among Democrats and Republicans, but that's simply not accurate. Most of the blame for the current state of affairs in the Senate -- as you've figured out if you've been watching the Republican primary campaign -- belongs with a GOP that has becoming increasingly obstreperous even as it becomes increasingly unmoored from reality.

The Republican Party has been taken over by a right-wing faction that champions ideological purity over compromise and bellicose rhetoric over measured consideration.
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Re: What the GOP really thinks about Obama

Postby rabble » Sun Mar 04, 2012 12:28 pm

If there has ever been a time when a third party had a chance of gaining a foothold in this system, it's now.

I believe the center and the center right exist, they just have no place to go other than Democratic. The system is not just set up for two party rule, it's built that way from the ground up. Both parties are heavily fortified and entrenched. The only way for a third party to enter the picture is over another party's dead body.

And we damn near got one. The moderates from both parties could so totally kick ass if they made a public show of ditching their parties and forming their own, based on moderation, compromise, and the good of the nation. I for one believe they'd pull much more than a majority of the electorate.

Could it be possible that such a thing will happen, here, right before our eyes?

Pause.

Nah.
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Re: What the GOP really thinks about Obama

Postby Henry Vilas » Wed Mar 07, 2012 3:24 pm

The only ones crazier than this guy are the people who elected him mayor.

New Mexico town elects mayor who called Obama evil

A former New Mexico mayor who called President Barack Obama "the carnal manifestation of evil" and said Obama's election was part of a CIA conspiracy has been elected to his former job...
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Re: What the GOP really thinks about Obama

Postby Henry Vilas » Thu Mar 08, 2012 10:04 am

Number Of Anti-Gov't Groups Up Again

The number of anti-government groups in the United States grew dramatically in 2011 for a third year, fueled by a rising tide against President Barack Obama, the struggling economy and illegal immigration, a report released Thursday finds.

The three-year trend amounts to an "astounding" 755 percent growth since 2008, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center report "The Year in Hate & Extremism: The Patriot Movement Explodes."

The report attributes the growth to "superheated fears generated by economic dislocation, the changing racial makeup of America, and the prospect of four more years under a black president who many on the far right view as an enemy to their country."
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Re: What the GOP really thinks about Obama

Postby acereraser » Thu Mar 08, 2012 1:00 pm

I saw a well-dressed man walking around Capitol Square this morning, by himself, carrying a protest sign. I was walking parallel to him, across the street, so it was hard to read the sign properly. The biggest word was "bigoted", then I could make out "Obama", and the smallest words at the bottom were "Anti-Catholic".

I can't say for sure if this guy is a GOP member, but odds favor it.
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Re: What the GOP really thinks about Obama

Postby Henry Vilas » Thu Mar 08, 2012 1:39 pm

Marine Sgt. Gary Stein first started a Facebook page called Armed Forces Tea Party Patriots to encourage service members to exercise their free speech rights. Then he declared that he wouldn't follow orders from the commander in chief, President Barack Obama.


Looks like Stein is in violation of his enlistment oath.
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Re: What the GOP really thinks about Obama

Postby Stella_Guru » Mon Mar 12, 2012 10:41 am

As pointed out in another thread, President Obama has compromised on just about everything he set out to do and "none were perfect or the way Liberals would have liked them". Inspite of their noisy posturing and the carefully planned pillow fights, President Obama has achieved the "Grand Consensus" he believes he was born to forge with the GOP, so why all the vitriol?
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