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Obama: Odd Man Out in Economic Summit!
Flopping Aces ^ | 06-27-10 | Mike's America

Posted on 06/28/2010 10:39:10 AM PDT by Starman417

Our allies are moving to cut spending and debt at the same time Obama urges them to party on!

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President Barack Obama, right, stands beside French President Nicolas Sarkozy and other G8 Leaders during a family photo with African Outreach Leaders during the G8 Summit at the Deerhurst Resort in Hunstville, Ontario, Canada, Friday, June 25, 2010.

With U.S. Gross Domestic Product being revised significantly downward and our high unemployment rate well above that of our nearest neighbor Canada, you would think Obama might listen to how our friends and allies are responding to the global economic crisis. But it seems that just as he endlessly lectures Americans, he is in Toronto lecturing our friends on a subject where it might be better if he said nothing and listened.

The New American puts it so well:

Obama Odd Man Out at Summit
by Bruce Walker
Friday, 25 June 2010

Barack Obama arrived on Friday in Toronto for the G-8 and G-20 economic summits. This summit comes amid an unprecedented explosion of red ink in America from an approach to sluggish economies that Obama is recommending to other industrial nations.

Other nations, notably Germany, Japan, Britain, and France, intend to move in the other direction, reducing their government deficits by reducing expenditures. Two years ago the leaders of these nations supported “pump priming” as a solution to the financial crisis caused by the collapse of Lehman Brothers, a giant American investment bank. Now these leaders believe that more government spending will make things worse.

Read more at floppingaces.net...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Politics
KEYWORDS: economic; g8; obama; summit

1 posted on 06/28/2010 10:39:17 AM PDT by Starman417
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To: Starman417

Gotta enrich my backers, first!


2 posted on 06/28/2010 10:43:04 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie
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To: Starman417

Depressing. But I guess Bambi is getting his Third World African creds in, so he’s happy.


3 posted on 06/28/2010 10:44:03 AM PDT by livius
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To: Starman417
"Obama: Odd Man"

Could have stopped there.

4 posted on 06/28/2010 10:44:22 AM PDT by hometoroost (Obama is pulling an OJ he's at the ball games and on the golf course looking for the real spillers)
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To: Starman417
If Obamah thinks more federal spending will turn the economy around, why doesn't he mandate all his banking friends to raise, not lower every ones credit card limits to 10 times their old limit and reduce the APR to less than 10%.

Who needs credit limits if spending money you don't have is good economics?

5 posted on 06/28/2010 10:44:41 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Starman417

He’s in his own world, isn’t he? Smiling away! Dolt!


6 posted on 06/28/2010 10:45:58 AM PDT by FrdmLvr ( VIVA la SB 1070!)
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To: Starman417
Obama is like the scurrilous deadbeat who maxes out everything all the while planning that he'll file for bankruptcy.
7 posted on 06/28/2010 10:46:06 AM PDT by JPG (Mr. Gore, or is it Mr. Stone or Mr. Woody? Whatever, you're under arrest.)
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To: Starman417

Look at the body language there!!

stuck out all alone on the end- no one even next to him

there does not seem to be a ‘most powerful man’ in the group - it appears they have all grouped together to avoid talking to him

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE let one of these people be quoted calling him an ignorant dumbass


8 posted on 06/28/2010 10:46:48 AM PDT by Mr. K (Physically unable to proofread- I swear I try!)
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To: livius

If he really wants turd world african cred, why doesn’t he demand that they bail US out?


9 posted on 06/28/2010 10:46:53 AM PDT by ichabod1 (Hitler Was Their Fate and their Fate Could Not Be Stayed. Von Braustitch.)
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To: Starman417

As pop stars go, Obamao has popped, and world leaders don’t want to be around the mess.


10 posted on 06/28/2010 10:49:04 AM PDT by pallis
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To: Starman417

He’s just ODD. Lets leave it at that.


11 posted on 06/28/2010 10:50:37 AM PDT by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: Starman417

BUMP.


12 posted on 06/28/2010 10:51:54 AM PDT by EternalVigilance ("I don't think truth is much of an issue for these folks." -- SupplySider)
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To: Starman417

I love how the others are talking and laughing, but Obama is alone, searching the crowd for his adoring fans.


13 posted on 06/28/2010 10:54:01 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (Man is not free unless government is limited.)
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To: Starman417
"the financial crisis caused by the collapse of Lehman Brothers"

Utter rubbish. Fanciful historical pretend-revisionism. Lehman was in trouble due to the financial crisis; Lehman didn't *cause* the crisis.

14 posted on 06/28/2010 10:54:33 AM PDT 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: Starman417

He has cooties.


15 posted on 06/28/2010 10:55:02 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: Starman417

“Obama is recommending to other industrial nations?”....

What a farce!....The world cuts back and the clown ass charges on!


16 posted on 06/28/2010 10:55:09 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Mr. K
stuck out all alone on the end- no one even next to him

Nobody wants to stand around and hold your hand while you piss in a fusebox.

17 posted on 06/28/2010 10:56:40 AM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: Starman417

President Nicolas Sarkozy warned Obama might be insane. I think he’s right.
Notice the distance between the two and other world leaders laughing at him.


18 posted on 06/28/2010 10:57:49 AM PDT by sunny48
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To: Starman417

Very telling photo from this angle. Would be interesting to see the group photographed from the other side.


19 posted on 06/28/2010 10:57:57 AM PDT by greatplains
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To: hometoroost

‘Cause he’s not exactly ‘out’.


20 posted on 06/28/2010 11:00:43 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: hometoroost
"Obama: Odd Man" - Could have stopped there.

True - but prefer stopping on the third word in the title: Out
The sooner the better...

21 posted on 06/28/2010 11:01:26 AM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: Starman417
ODD IS Right!


22 posted on 06/28/2010 11:02:06 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard)
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To: Starman417

U.S. President Barack Obama listens to White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel (R) as he watches a live telecast of the 2010 World Cup soccer match between the U.S. and Ghana during a short break between bilateral meetings with South Korea's President Lee Myung-bak and China's President Hu Jintao at the G20 Summit in Toronto June 26, 2010.


23 posted on 06/28/2010 11:09:43 AM PDT by maggief
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To: Starman417

Doesn’t he look good? His smile is so nice.

Maybe he should go on some more late night comedy shows, play some basketball with soldiers (only if they give him a good photo op), his wife can be on the food network, magazine covers, etc etc etc. ****All form, no function.****


24 posted on 06/28/2010 11:11:37 AM PDT by Red6 (Where's my stuff? I want some more stuff too Mr. President!)
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To: Starman417

No one respects 0bama ! Just like the video when he went to Russia that no one wanted to shake hands with him. Talk about being dissed big time ! The man has no ****s !


25 posted on 06/28/2010 11:11:50 AM PDT by CORedneck
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To: maggief

Man Child in the Broken Promise Land


26 posted on 06/28/2010 11:12:33 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Starman417

This time, no one is opening the door, even if he’s knocking?

“Obama in Copenhagen: A Mad Hatter in Wonderland”
(snip)

“Obama then proceeded to a multilateral meeting with the Europeans and Ethiopia. A couple of the staff went up to check out the room where the 7 p.m. meeting was to occur with Premier Wen. There they find a multilateral meeting ongoing between Premier Wen, Singh, and Lula! They inform the President of the fact that the room is not yet vacant because the four are meeting. Obama, obviously somewhat perturbed, replies, “Good,” and has the delegation move up to the room where they were meeting. They then started to move the press pool to that location, as well as the President. The pool reporter notes that Obama, at the door or entering the room, said, “Are you ready for me? Are you ready?”

http://www.larouchepac.com/node/12853


27 posted on 06/28/2010 11:15:28 AM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spirito Sancto.)
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I understand the leaders at the Toronto Meeting ridiculed Obama behind his back.

In Kenya, they brag that one of their native sons is “ruling” America.


28 posted on 06/28/2010 11:16:50 AM PDT by jerseygirl
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To: All

I understand the leaders at the Toronto Meeting ridiculed Obama behind his back.

In Kenya, they brag that one of their native sons is “ruling” America.


29 posted on 06/28/2010 11:17:11 AM PDT by jerseygirl
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To: Starman417
Isn't that the same "crotch salute" he gives to the flag during the Pledge?

The kenyan has been put on a rowboat, and pushed away from the ship of state...they want nothing to do with his policies.

You see, they teach math in those countries and they don't have Affirmative Action, so you actually have to LEARN math to get a diploma. They know that you can't "drink yourself sober".

They also sense what he is up to and his "USA TODAY, TOMORROW THE WORLD" attitude and want no part of it.

The "messiah" has bombed out at home, and abroad. Only his gaggle of gurus (czars) and the pelosi/reid gang want anything to do with him...but they all want a "new world order" and "world domination" just like he does.

But the USA hasn't lost credibility because of obama, the USA has lost credibility because so many Americans voted for him. It shows a serious lack of education and judgement.

See, if you don't "profile" and "pre-judge" people, you get people like obama...ineligible foreigners foisting islam and mayhem on America. Of course, those condeming "profiling" and "prejudging" are those whose reputations and records can't stand the light of truth and honesty.
30 posted on 06/28/2010 11:18:30 AM PDT by FrankR (Standing against tyranny must start somewhere, or the future belongs to the tyrants.)
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To: Starman417

Notice that he always stands a little bit apart from the others in these group shots? Either he doesn’t have any friends, or he thinks he’s better than the rest of them.


31 posted on 06/28/2010 11:28:13 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Starman417
The leaders of other G-20 countries have got Obama's number.

Obama's like the dad who, upon getting fired, uses his severance payout to take the family on an expensive vacation to Hawaii.

He's the fool who is soon parted with his money...except he's spending our money and not his own.

Not only does he lack good old fashioned common sense, he just doesn't get economics (you can look at his silly ear-to-ear grin and tell he is oblivious to the gravity of the issues at the G-20).

He has never had to work for a living. Money has always been made available by his benefactors. He just doesn't understand what the "little people" go through.

"It's not a game, Obama."

32 posted on 06/28/2010 11:33:43 AM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies (I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself...)
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To: Starman417

Obama needs to be impeached, tried for treason and sent to Gitmo to rot with his muslim buddies.


33 posted on 06/28/2010 11:39:38 AM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: Starman417; All
Though we certainly don't need to reminded about Obama's inappropriate silliness toward America's financial straights, but take a look at the Steve Kroft video in which he asks a laughing Obama if he is "punch drunk" (this matter--America's economic woes--are a joke to Obama!!!).

You Tube Video

34 posted on 06/28/2010 11:41:19 AM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies (I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself...)
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To: Starman417

I’ve read that Sarkozy thinks obama is nuts- like, really “insane” nuts


35 posted on 06/28/2010 11:42:40 AM PDT by silverleaf (Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.)
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To: jerseygirl
I understand the leaders at the Toronto Meeting ridiculed Obama behind his back.

Hi Jersey girl. I would love to see a link to a story on this if you know of any.

36 posted on 06/28/2010 11:43:36 AM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: SonOfDarkSkies
but take a look at the Steve Kroft video in which he asks a laughing Obama if he is "punch drunk" (this matter--America's economic woes--are a joke to Obama!!!)

That's probably 20+ years of smoking crack that your're seeing.

37 posted on 06/28/2010 11:47:00 AM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: Starman417

I get the feeling that BO was ALWAYS the odd man out. You can just tell.

Didn’t fit in with his father’s family cause his mother was white.

Didn’t fit in with his mother’s family because his father was black.

Didn’t fit in in Indonesia cause he didn’t speak the language.

Didn’t fit in in Hawaii because of his funny name and big ears

And so on and so on.


38 posted on 06/28/2010 11:49:39 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: Starman417
Everyone else in the photo is a heterosexual natural born citizen of the country they come from who can speak without a teleprompter.

Barry is completely unique.


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

39 posted on 06/28/2010 12:28:02 PM PDT by The Comedian (Evil can only succeed if good men don't point at it and laugh.)
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To: thethirddegree

B.O. has looked really, really weird lately. His eyes seem glazed and dilated, and he grins like a chimp at the most inappropriate times that don’t CALL for a grin. He does not make sense when he speaks, but just strings vague words together even more than he usually does. Honestly, I wonder what is going on?

I’ve watched the Kroft interview multiple times, and B.O.’s behavior is so incongruent to the grave matter at hand (banks IIRC).


40 posted on 06/28/2010 12:37:34 PM PDT by 1951Boomer
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To: Starman417

A revealing photo. Everything is about him. He is not aware that he not the only one being photographed.


41 posted on 06/28/2010 12:49:14 PM PDT by Nepeta
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To: thethirddegree
That's probably 20+ years of smoking crack that your're seeing.

And/or pathological narcissism which renders a person incapable of feeling or understanding what others are going through.

He's sick to a degree I've never seen in a human being. Our country's and our citizens' economic troubles mean nothing more to Obama than a game of Monopoly.

It's the equivalence of having a drunk pilot at the controls of our national 747 (and a co-pilot and aircrew who, in their denial, are nothing more than enablers).

42 posted on 06/28/2010 1:02:06 PM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies (I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself...)
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To: Starman417
With U.S. Gross Domestic Product being revised significantly downward and our high unemployment rate well above that of our nearest neighbor Canada, you would think Obama might listen to how our friends and allies are responding to the global economic crisis.

Being constitutionally incapable of watching more than a few moments of any Obama speech, I caught only the very beginning of his G-20 press conference yesterday.

I was shocked to hear him say that unemployment is going down and jobs are finally being created in the U.S. He said something to the effect that we have turned the corner on our economic recession.

He just stood there and told a massive lie to a nation who knows the truth.

That's what sealed the deal for me.

He's not just a socialist. He's not just a liar. He's not just a crook!

He's frikken looney...he's off his rocker...he's insane!!!

Of course his staff don't see it. They're too close to the situation to see the truth. And if he's insane, they are guilty of abetting him.

BTW, the reason those who voted for him continue to drink the Kool-Ade is that they, like Obama's staff, are abettors in this national nightmare.

They are also in denial because the truth is too unbearable to accept!

Well, accept it we must all!!!

Someone has got to step in to stop this.

43 posted on 06/28/2010 1:29:28 PM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies (I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself...)
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To: maggief
That photo speaks not just volumes but tomes...a library full of them.

Tim's face displays a deep, deep concern...and Emanuel's shows abject resignation.

These are the expressions, when emitted by those enabling our national Mad Hatter, that tell us that they are coming to understand the gravity of our national situation (i.e. there is a madman at the helm).

IMO, this is what Peter Orszag had come to see, hence his resignation.

I encourage you all to take a close look at this photo...dissect it and see what you can discover.


44 posted on 06/28/2010 1:45:08 PM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies (I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself...)
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To: maggief

“U.S. President Barack Obama listens to White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel (R) as he watches a live telecast of the 2010 World Cup soccer match between the U.S. and Ghana during a short break between bilateral meetings with South Korea’s President Lee Myung-bak and China’s President Hu Jintao at the G20 Summit in Toronto June 26, 2010.”

Rahm’s look of disgust in the bottom photo likely stems from the one above it. We can only imagine what Rahm said in the former: “Come on, you putz. We’re not here for fun and games. You need to get ready for Hu or else he’s going to clean your clock in his next meeting with you.”

Obama’s likely response: “Oh, come on, can’t I watch soccer. These summits are so BORING and besides, no one listens to me anyway. And I REALLY hate it when Sarkozy tells jokes about me to Angela in French. I can tell from her dagger looks that she wishes Bush were here instead of me.”


45 posted on 06/28/2010 2:01:41 PM PDT by DrC
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To: jerseygirl
I understand the leaders at the Toronto Meeting ridiculed Obama behind his back.

I suspect that's quite true...but do you have a link to a source that mentions such a meeting.

That's a story that really needs to be explored.

46 posted on 06/28/2010 2:17:21 PM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies (I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself...)
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To: Starman417

The cheese stands alone.


47 posted on 06/28/2010 3:03:11 PM PDT by Trillian
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To: Mr. K

Tag line is hilarious! LOL


48 posted on 06/28/2010 4:01:03 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: maggief; All
Just a thought, but let's analyze the facial expressions in the photo below (please insert your own interpretations).

Geitner's face is asking a question...a question, the nature of which and the answer to which, is alarming and definitely negative.

Emanuel's face need to be divided into two parts.

The eyes and eye brows provide one message and the mouth and chin deliver another.

Let's start with the mouth.

Take a good look at it--you can feel what it is saying. It's not a smile or a frown. It's middle ground response is one of frustration. This is the expression of a father for a child who has failed. The father is still deeply invested in the child but sees that the child is hopeless (this is a "come to Jesus" expression). The father can't smile because of the failure, but he can't frown because he still loves the child. Interpretation: frustration...which is a struggle between at least two primal emotions.

Emanuel is fully committed to Obama...but finally recognizes his failure.

If the subject of this expression were something other than Obama--something other than the supreme object of his hopes and ambitions--there would be an element of "what the heck" (as in "what does it really matter"). But that isn't present here.

This expression is absolute. This is the expression one sees in the face of a coach who loses the Soccer World Cup.

This expression says, "life will go on...but the dream is dead."

Now the eyes.

The muscles around the eyes tell us what the brain is thinking...i.e. is it focusing on the future (there would be tension and contraction), is deviousness required (there would be a narrowing of the eyes to improve focus...and a raising of the brow to widen the gaze to bring in more material both externally and internally).

In this case, we see the muscles around Emanuel's eyes relaxed and released.

This is an unconscious response. He knew this would eventually happen (failure)...and he is relieved. In fact, like a murderer caught, he is glad it is all over.

He (his brain and his conscience) can finally rest and relax.

Look at his eyes and that's what you will see.


49 posted on 06/28/2010 5:46:19 PM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies (I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself...)
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