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Why Obama’s Popularity is Falling
Grand Rants ^ | 01-17-10 | Alan Speakman

Posted on 01/17/2010 11:00:34 AM PST by Stoutcat

In his Jan 15, 2010 op-ed piece, Charles Krauthammer offered his explanation for President Obama’s falling ratings…

"The reason for today’s vast discontent, presaged by spontaneous national Tea Party opposition, is not that Obama is too cool or compliant but that he’s too left."

While I think Dr. Krauthammer is right, I believe he missed something. Americans are tired of our elected officials lying to us. We’re sick and tired of promises made in the heat of a campaign only to be casually broken once the office is secured...

(Excerpt) Read more at grandrants.wordpress.com ...


TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: krauthammer; obama

1 posted on 01/17/2010 11:00:35 AM PST by Stoutcat
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To: Stoutcat
Americans are tired of our elected officials lying to us.

Something just doesn't sit right with that statement however I just can't place it.... ; )

2 posted on 01/17/2010 11:04:06 AM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Stoutcat
Why Obama’s Popularity is Falling

Because he is screwing everybody.

gitmo

3 posted on 01/17/2010 11:06:32 AM PST by gitmo (FR vs DU: n4mage vs DUmage)
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To: Stoutcat

I doubt even Black America will turn out for him...
Seriously, what has Lord O done for them? Where is the free money...I mean, reparations?

no pony, no vote.


4 posted on 01/17/2010 11:08:11 AM PST by Cyclops08
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To: EGPWS

I think Mr. Speakman is right on. I’ve noticed on the blogs the Obummer being referred to as “the lying King”. I’d love to see a poster of a mangy lion head with the imperious Obama’s mug on it entitled “The Lying King”.


5 posted on 01/17/2010 11:08:48 AM PST by kiltie65
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To: Stoutcat

I’m waiting for some politician that will level with us and tell us the refreshing, though terrible, truth.

This is where we are, this is where we want to be, and it will take pain and sacrifice to get there and save ourselves and our children’s future. We will create a stable atmosphere for business so they can plan and that is all the government will do for you. If you are destitute and need help, you need to depend on the generosity of your family and neighbors and help each other. Government can’t do it anymore.

That would be a winning strategy if it was more than just a strategy.

I’m not holding my breath waiting for any politician to say things like that though.


6 posted on 01/17/2010 11:12:42 AM PST by seowulf (Petraeus, cross the Rubicon.)
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To: Stoutcat
Why Obama’s Popularity is Falling

And Obama thought he could do better than me!


7 posted on 01/17/2010 11:13:55 AM PST by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Star Traveler

I love that picture and I love George Bush.


8 posted on 01/17/2010 11:15:25 AM PST by Ditter
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To: Stoutcat

Cue up the full blown chants from the left that Obama failed because the country is too racist.


9 posted on 01/17/2010 11:22:40 AM PST by NoobRep
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To: Ditter

Dittos Ditter;)

A good man, a decent man, demonized by the MSM and deserted by the wobblies.


10 posted on 01/17/2010 11:23:21 AM PST by sodpoodle (Stop wasting our wealth and start telling the truth)
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To: Ditter

I miss Dubya, when there was not double digit unemployment, the nationalization of industries, and we had terrorists on the run.


11 posted on 01/17/2010 11:25:49 AM PST by KC_Conspirator
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To: kiltie65

Don’t be fooled by what you see libs and lefties being bummed out over by The One. If he were as left as they really want him to be they’d be in Heaven. As unhappy as his supporters appear to be, it isn’t for the reasons you may think and that’s something to be very concerned about.


12 posted on 01/17/2010 11:28:26 AM PST by John-Irish ("Shame of him who thinks of it''.)
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To: Stoutcat
Because Americans are finally taking their heads out of the sand and waking up to what we have known all along:

Obama is nothing but a wicked, SELF-SERVING, ungoldy, black racist, communist, socialist, Marxist, who HATES America and ALL that it stands for; loves (and pals around with) foreign and domestic terrorists more than America and her people and wants to turn America into a socialist third-world hell hole by bankrupting the ENTIRE system and replacing it with his version of socialist communist "OBAMALAND" where all of his friends and supporters become the new "overlords" while the rest of us subserviant peons pay for it all as their willing slaves.

13 posted on 01/17/2010 11:34:50 AM PST by Jmouse007 (God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, deliver us from evil, in Jesus name, amen.)
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To: Stoutcat

I’m sick of all politicians lying, not just obummer.


14 posted on 01/17/2010 11:37:51 AM PST by Sunshine Sister
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To: Cyclops08

They’ve already got their reparations in the form of affirmative action, decades of public assistance, tons of government and private charities that cater specifically to blacks, minority beauty pageants etc, etc...


15 posted on 01/17/2010 11:43:40 AM PST by rfreedom4u (Obama is intent on destroying America!)
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To: Stoutcat

Dr. K’s brilliance shins the light of truth through all of Obamas BS.


16 posted on 01/17/2010 11:48:11 AM PST by bigbob
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To: Cyclops08

Even though obammy hasn’t paid their lectric bills and bought them flashy cars you have to know blacks will support this ass clown regardless if he is found in bed with young boys.


17 posted on 01/17/2010 11:54:39 AM PST by Joe Boucher (This marxist punk has got to go. (FUBO))
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To: Stoutcat

Because he is an unrepentant liar who is only concerned about himself.

Because he cares nothing for other people who he feels are there for use and rejection when their usefulness to him is over

Because he hates America and is doing whatever he can to destroy it from within.

Never mind the list is almost endless.


18 posted on 01/17/2010 11:55:07 AM PST by chiefqc
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To: Stoutcat

Treason and backdoor reparations.


19 posted on 01/17/2010 12:06:50 PM PST by Gator113 (Obama is America's First FAILED "light skinned African American [Pres-dent] with no Negro dialect..")
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To: Stoutcat
Obama ran as a "blank screen" ... he said you could project ANYTHING on it you wanted. This will get you elected. But he cannot be everything to everyone ... and in the end everyone is disappointed. Blank Screen Politics is a good way to win, but a sure fire loser in the end.
The Patriot's Flag - Blank Screen Politics
20 posted on 01/17/2010 12:14:51 PM PST by ThePatriotsFlag (http://www.thepatriotsflag.com - The Patriot's Flag)
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To: Stoutcat
So Dr. Krauthammer, I agree that in principle Obama is too left for America, but we can live with that. But it’s his lack of honesty that’s really galling us.

Actually, if you'll read any of the core Marxist documents, you will find that fooling the public is part and parcel to their plan for controlling the population. That is primarily what the left (read Obama and demoRats) are all about. They don't believe in God so there is no moral compass to keep them from lying if it's is expedient to attaining their goals.

And, I doubt seriously if we "can live" with his Marxist agenda. Bill Ayers, one of Obama's mentors, says that 125 million deaths of American citizens is what it will take to implement the new socialist America.

A lot of people won't be living in their brave new world.

21 posted on 01/17/2010 12:15:02 PM PST by Texas Jack
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To: Stoutcat

No, the national kvetching is about the economy, #1...and about the increasing burden of government (regulations, taxes), #2.


22 posted on 01/17/2010 12:18:05 PM PST by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: Jmouse007
"Obama is nothing but a wicked, SELF-SERVING, ungodly, black racist, communist,..."

I knew as soon as I saw the Cuban flags and Che Guevara posters in Obama campaign headquarters what we were in for. He is indeed a Marxist and a racist.

Every mentor and associate he has are Marxists and his wife and Jeremiah Wright revealed the racist component before the election.

His appointed cabinet and advisors revealed his Marxism, and his behavior added to that of his Attorney General revealed his racism after the election. The entire Obama administration is nothing but a bunch of malevolent, bigoted (and in the case of Kevin Jennings...degenerate) Marxist bastards.

23 posted on 01/17/2010 12:24:55 PM PST by VR-21 (Bring me my broadsword, and clear understanding. Bring me my cross of gold as a talisman.)
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To: John-Irish
... As unhappy as his supporters appear to be, it isn’t for the reasons you may think and that’s something to be very concerned about.

Absolutely true. They imagined that their 'transformation of America' would be accomplished by ukase, with no considerable public dissent to stop it. That they're forced to consider other means may make them unhappy, but they are still supporters. And with this psychopathic congress in place, still very dangerous to Liberty.

24 posted on 01/17/2010 12:30:58 PM PST by Seven plus One
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To: Seven plus One

As Obamas poll numbers continue to drop, as surely they will, one has to wonder what desperate or craven thing he might do to appease his base in order to bring them up so as to win re-election and to what end this will satisfy his base and to what end it will continue to destroy America. This is what scares me the most.


25 posted on 01/17/2010 2:39:56 PM PST by John-Irish ("Shame of him who thinks of it''.)
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To: Jmouse007

Wow, so true. You said it so well!


26 posted on 01/17/2010 2:42:02 PM PST by dforest (Who is the real Jim Thompson? I am.)
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To: Cyclops08

He’s a poser who can’t give the people what they want. He’s a poor Communist and a weak Democrat. In time all will grow to hate him.


27 posted on 01/17/2010 3:08:01 PM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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