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[I]f you ask me, I’d say that the nation wants — and more important, the nation needs — a president who believes in something, and is willing to take a stand. And that’s not what we’re seeing.
If he's going to be a sellout, at least he's a blatant, obvious sellout, as opposed to a clever one like the Clintons.

But who will work for him in 2012? If all he's going to do is sort-of-save the Supreme Court, it hardly seems worth it.

Comments (21)

Barack Obama(R) POTUS

That's all you need to know.

I've met Krugman - I think he's brilliant - but this is just another piece selling the concept that a president could be in charge if he or she really wanted. The President of the United States is just another person taking orders. Obama might as well have on a name tag.

Libya was a shining example of what we've been reduced to. This was New World Order stuff - and by the way, we've been on the ground there since before it really started.

It made no sense for President Obama to do it - he was ordered to, and he knows he has no choice. When you're at the economic mercy of powerful forces, you have to do what they want. Having oil at 112 dollars a barrel does nothing but hurt the American People and stifle the so-called recovery. But the New World Order loves oil at 112. They wanted Libya. So we're in Libya.

And to all you bloggers out there saying W. just wanted to kill Saddam and help the Iraqi people be free and that Iraq wasn't about oil or a long-term occupation, did you hear Gates the other days floating the idea of decades more in Iraq?

Anytime there's a noble sounding goal, like avoiding the massacre of civilians, etc, beware. The New World Order is about to make a move. President Obama? He's just a minimum wage employee on the clock. He's not even in charge enough to be called a puppet. This has nothing to do with what he wants or believes - if he even remembers back that far.

This has got to be the strangest Democratic administration ever. I think you are right in that Obama somehow, against all evidence to the contrary believes that he can reach common ground with the Republicans and carry out a bi-partisan program of government where each side respects the other and each side is willing to compromise in order to advance stable, efficient and effective governance.

That the President can be in this mode after 2+ years of experience makes him the Delusional President. And look for further evidence of this later this week as he tries to match the horrendous program of Paul Ryan in cutting the deficit. Ryan’s Proposal would slash government spending on the sick, the old, the poor and the uneducated in order to pay for even more tax decreases for the wealthy, and yet the President seems unconcerned and may well advance policies in the same direction. Truly amazing.

I guess it's this or, with the republicans in charge, this plus a 17tg century social agenda.

Obama's mother Ann Durham was a freshman in Univ. of Hawaii in Fall Semester, 1960, (9 months before he was born Aug.'61), a student in Russian Culture and Language curriculum -- in 1960?!! -- funded by CIA money; she was a CIA 'asset' (think: Valerie Plame, Lee Harvey Oswald, etc.) After graduation she continued to receive CIA funds and career 'handling' (money laundered through Ford Foundation and USAID grants).

The daycare center which 'watched' infant Obama at UofH was one of only four college 'experimental sites' where CIA mind control program (codenamed MK ULTRA) was conducted.

Obama's purported father (but paternity is uncertain and contradicted in other reports), Barack Obama, Sr., was selected by CIA 'asset' in Kenya and given full-ride CIA scholarship in UofH studying Russian Culture and Language; divorced Dunham, '64, and continued in Harvard grad school (with CIA money) for Economics degree; returned to Kenya career in government as advisor to its president.

Ann Dunham's parents were both OSS 'assets' in Lebanon during WW II, (Ann born in Beirut, 1942), and continued post-war on CIA money and assignment; Ann's mother was first woman vice-president of Hawaii Bank and issued the paychecks drawn on and for CIA 'assets' stationed around the Pacific and in Southeast Asia during the 1960s and '70s.

Obama attended Occidental College and Harvard on CIA scholarships, (college records sealed), and first job after graduation was for Business International Corporation (BIC), a CIA 'brass plate' (false-front company).

And there's more. Reported and documented at length at Wayne Madsen Report .com and expected to be published as a book before the 2012 election.

Here's "the latest" revelation:

Mystery scars on Obama's head prompt another question from conspiracy theorists - has the President had brain surgery?, By Daily Mail Reporter, 6th April 2011


This enhanced image purports to show the scar running from the top of the President's head to behind his right ear

That's it. Reagan's brain was transplanted into Obama, replacing Herbert Hoover's. It explains everything.

Bill McDonald nailed it, again.

Funny how nobody can recall Obama being a student at Columbia University.

You'd think if a dude ended up becoming president and he was in your class, you might remember that.

Fred, perhaps click thru the link for additional exhibited photos and discussion, albeit 'circumstantial' ... as are the records of Obama reared and tended since birth as a ward of the CIA.

Ralph, there are websites where several of Obama's college classmates do recall him and describe their interactions and impressions of him ... that he seemed like a flaming rightwinger or 'Young College Republican' in the (self-)opportunistic CIA style. What is "funny" is that no massmedia report what his classmates do say and are saying; instead it's reported there are none and that none can be found. Why, where did you hear that what you said?

'Opportunity' of a sort is available for magic-marking 'Democrat' on a peel-and-stick nametag. The gullible folks at the BlueOregons of the world probably get their green-golfball poo-poo denialism going on as more and more of the mystery biography grows much wider presented and known. The birth certificate is totally valid and really exists as has been truly shown ... and has nothing whatsoever to do with the actual 'problem' in the shadowed background of Obama's life.


Tenskwat:
"The birth certificate is totally valid and really exists as has been truly shown ... and has nothing whatsoever to do with the actual 'problem' in the shadowed background of Obama's life."
===

Tesnk is the birther before birthers were cool. He's the:
1) UberBirther
2) BeyondBirther
3) LobatoBirther

Pick any one...

If all he's going to do is sort-of-save the Supreme Court, it hardly seems worth it.

I have to respectfully disagree. A look at a few Roberts Court opinions should be enough to give you the vapors on this, especially in the areas of civil rights, gun controls and campaign finance.

"Ralph, there are websites where several of Obama's college classmates do recall him and describe their interactions and impressions of him ... that he seemed like a flaming rightwinger or 'Young College Republican' in the (self-)opportunistic CIA style. What is "funny" is that no massmedia report what his classmates do say and are saying; instead it's reported there are none and that none can be found. Why, where did you hear that what you said?"

Are you just making this stuff up, or are you borrowing it all from other people who made it up? And what exactly is your point, yours and the others who question Obama's "identity"? What are you trying to say or imply?

I haven't made much of a point of reading about Obama's personal biography, as his record in public service concerns me more. But without really trying, I've read many articles in which Obama's college and law school classmates and professors talk about knowing him. Nowhere did I see him described as a "flaming rightwinger"--or an anti-American, Kenyan-born Muslim, for that matter.

One of today's curiosities:
"Nearly a year after President Barack Obama fired Gen. Stanley McChrystal as his top commander in Afghanistan, the White House has asked him to head a new advisory board to support military families."

But:
"McChrystal resigned in June after he and his aides were dismissive of their civilian bosses in a Rolling Stone magazine article. McChrystal was quoted as calling the period in 2009 when the president was deciding whether to send more troops to Afghanistan 'painful' and said the president appeared ready to hand him an 'unsellable' position."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110411/ap_on_re_us/us_michelle_obama_mcchrystal

Perhaps this was part of the deal last June? Perhaps this is "big tent," bipartisan politics? Perhaps some comments from the troops caught in an ambiguous, eroding situation would be helpful.

I think Tenskwatawa is a CIA "asset" and Bill is mad that the New World Order passed him over for the top job. Although I did enjoy the name drop. Who else have you met?

PPS We should all look closely at the sixteenth amendment, income taxes are actually unconstitutional! (sarcasm)

B,
Speaking of enjoying the name drop:
Do you think the New York Stock Exchange should keep New York in its name even though it's owned by a German bank now? Or do you prefer the Deutsche Börse Exchange?

B,
There's always time for sarcasm around this time of year.

Turns out OR was an early ratifier (#12, Jan 23, 1911) of the 16th amendment. Undoubtedly, the relatively few people who lived here, exploiting what they could of the state's natural resources, recognized there was more in it for them in the way of transfer payments than for, say, MA, which waited until Mar 4, 1913 -- #37 of the required 38 (NH, four days later).
http://www.usconstitution.net/constamrat.html

The contrast with ratification of the 15th amendment -- the right of black men to vote -- remains telling. MA (#9) ratified it on Mar 12, 1869; OR waited until Feb 24, 1959 to become the 33rd state to ratify -- just ahead of #34 CA, on Apr 3, 1962.

But OR ratified the 14th amendment, which "guarantees the rights of citizens and other persons," near the front of the line: #5 on Sep 19, 1866, well ahead of MA (#21 on Mar 20, 1867). CA waited until May 6, 1959 to become #36 to ratify, but still did so well ahead of KY, #37 on Mar 18, 1976.

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REALLY ?, Ya Think ?..........

There are probably some great poems about how a person or people, fleeing the madness and disgrace of a certain association (George Bush, eg), are famously vulnerable to leaping into the arms of another dud.

Who knows who is worse, W or Obama. But one thing's for sure, lots of us miss Bill Clinton. And the last 10 years comprising two failed presidencies have left me too exhausted and humbled to even want to make a judgment about Obama versus Bush.

(Although I do appreciate the fact that Bush doesn't have a 50 year-old half-brother with a polygamy habit. Obama's Kenyan half-brother just took a second wife, age 18, because old wife number one was not, well, sufficient comfort in his old age. Apparently the teen's mom was furious and wanted her to finish school instead of marrying the old perv, but it seems the teenager liked the idea of sort of being the sister-in-law of the President of the USA....)

"Who knows who is worse, W or Obama... [T]he last 10 years comprising two failed presidencies have left me too exhausted and humbled to even want to make a judgment about Obama versus Bush."

If you can't find a basis for distinguishing between Bush and Obama, then you have no understanding of current events, American history, or your own principles.

That's very sad, but even sadder is that you're probably representative of much of the voting public.


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