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The Spiteful President Obama
Flopping Aces ^ | 07-19-11 | Vince

Posted on 07/19/2011 8:40:37 AM PDT by Starman417

Say what you will about Barack Obama, but the man is quite exceptional. Coming from a broken home, he grew up and graduated from Columbia University and went on to earn a law degree at Harvard. Both schools are amongst the most challenging to get into in the country. Not only that, he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review and taught at the University of Chicago law school.

Looking at his life one has to marvel at the various points where he might have run into trouble that could have derailed his career but didn’t. The most obvious was his extensive experience with illegal drugs. One cannot hold a grudge against the man simply because he was lucky enough to have not gotten caught and thrown in jail. Most of us have made a mistake or two that could have changed the course of our lives had things played themselves out a little differently.

Barack Obama has had something of a charmed life. While a child of a broken home, his formative years were spend in Hawaii where he was raised by his maternal grandparents. Today he’s President of the most powerful country in the world, he has a family who loves him and he has millions of people across the country who adore him.

One has to wonder then why a man with such a charmed life is so spiteful. Typically people are spiteful when they have been grievously injured or harmed. What does Barack Obama have to be spiteful about? Who does he have to get even with? Maybe his father for abandoning his family, but other than that what else does he have to be so angry about?

We first saw this side of President Obama during the first month of his presidency when he told GOP Senator John Kyl of Arizona “I won” during the debate over the makeup of the President’s stimulus plan. The President was simply stating a fact, but the message behind the words was crystal clear, I’m the victor, you’re the losers, now we do things my way. Of course once the GOP won by a landslide in 2010 the President changed his tune, telling the GOP earlier this year that despite their having won, “Getting your way is not how it works.”

A recent and more troubling episode of this petulance was on full display just last week when the President invoked the name of Ronald Reagan during his fight with the GOP over negotiations on raising the debt limit. Frustrated at GOP insistence that equivalent spending cuts offset any debt ceiling increase the following transpired:

(Excerpt) Read more at floppingaces.net...


TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: narcissism; narcissist; obama

1 posted on 07/19/2011 8:40:44 AM PDT by Starman417
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To: Starman417

Bfl


2 posted on 07/19/2011 8:45:40 AM PDT by tutstar
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To: Starman417

“went on to earn a law degree at Harvard”
...and lost his license to practice law shortly thereafter for being a crook.


3 posted on 07/19/2011 8:46:20 AM PDT by Fireone (Heating the tar and readying the feathers.)
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To: Starman417
OBAMAOGRE
4 posted on 07/19/2011 8:47:46 AM PDT by FrankR ("If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat." - R. Reagan)
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To: Starman417

The writer asks the question but doesn’t answer it. I would refer him to D’Souza’s book “The Roots of Obama’s Rage”.


5 posted on 07/19/2011 8:52:03 AM PDT by sauropod (The truth shall make you free but first it will make you miserable.)
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To: Starman417
Coming from a broken home, he grew up and graduated from Columbia University and went on to earn a law degree at Harvard. Both schools are amongst the most challenging to get into in the country. Not only that, he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review and taught at the University of Chicago law school.

Do we know if any of this is factual outside of the teaching gig?

6 posted on 07/19/2011 8:56:48 AM PDT by arkady_renko
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To: Starman417
...he grew up and graduated from Columbia University and went on to earn a law degree at Harvard. Both schools are amongst the most challenging to get into in the country. Not only that, he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review and taught at the University of Chicago law school.

Really? Then why does no documentation of any of these events appear to exist, right down to the "grew up" part?

7 posted on 07/19/2011 9:04:24 AM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: arkady_renko

Even that was fallacy. He occasionally lectured.


8 posted on 07/19/2011 9:05:26 AM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: Starman417

The answer is easy. He’s a narcissist, and NOT just your garden variety narcissist. Barry is a pathological narcissist. Unless EVERYTHING his done his way and he’s held in only the highest esteem, he’ll be spiteful, nasty, and rage-filled. Unless one has dealt with a pathological narcissist, their behavior can be entirely inexplicable.


9 posted on 07/19/2011 9:11:53 AM PDT by FourPeas ("Maladjusted and wigging out is no way to go through life, son." -hg)
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To: arkady_renko
Do we know if any of this is factual outside of the teaching gig?

Even the teaching gig is questionable. They say he taught Constitutional law, but others say he was a guest teacher who taught the Alinski method.
No one ever vetted the guy for the truth. From what others claim, he was bought and paid for by the Saudis ( this I believe) when he was young. They carried him all the way. Financial donations from the Saudis can get a person into places he normally couldn't get into alone.

10 posted on 07/19/2011 9:12:08 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: Starman417

“a broken home” That’s one way of describing the genesis of this bass-turd.


11 posted on 07/19/2011 9:17:25 AM PDT by tumblindice (It's called the Fast & Furious gun-tracking program, but they can't track one gun.)
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To: Starman417

When you have not had to earn anything, one can become mentally weak. When one is weak, it is easy to transition to bitterness and spite.


12 posted on 07/19/2011 9:19:33 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the "Dave Ramsey Fan" ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: Starman417
FTA:

The problem is not simply that the President wants to get his own way, most politicians and people want things their own way. The problem is that the President seems largely unable to work with his opponents when the chips are down.

I've long said the mark of a good Poker player is how well he plays a poor hand. Anybody can play a strong hand and look masterful, but when you get crap dealt, what do you do? Obama has a weaker hand these days, and he plays it poorly.

Also FTA:

There is an old saying that goes: “Be gracious in defeat and humble in victory.” After the Democrat victory in 2008 Barack Obama did not demonstrate the latter and since the GOP victory in 2010 he has not demonstrated the former.

Indeed. This is a President who can't resist taking victory laps every chance he gets (sometimes even after being humiliated in loss. I think it's spin). Obama doesn't understand the meanings of either "gracious" or "humble."

This person we have is a true study in mental pathology. I agree with the previous poster who said this article poses the question but does not answer it. He acts as if he had learned bitter anti-colonialism at somebody's knee.

13 posted on 07/19/2011 9:20:40 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Oh, well, any excuse to buy a new gun is good enough for me.)
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To: Cyber Liberty
Obama has a weaker hand these days, and he plays it poorly.

He may play it poorly, but the GOP leadership hasn't caught on...they fold with anything less than pocket aces.

14 posted on 07/19/2011 9:50:11 AM PDT by Lou L (The Senate without a fillibuster is just a 100-member version of the House.)
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To: Starman417

He has always had everything handed to him

I fully believe he was groomed for this spot for the last 20-30 years.

Now he is in charge and expects everything to still be handed to him because “I won”

But there is ACTUAL work to be done, and he has never been taught how to think- only WHAT to think. He has one solution, and he applies it to every problem- tax and spend.

And expects it all to be handed to him like before


15 posted on 07/19/2011 10:00:35 AM PDT by Mr. K (CAPSLOCK! -Unleash the fury! [Palin/Bachman 2012- unbeatable ticket])
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To: Starman417

It was decided that he’d get much farther with the liberal guilt crowd who could elect him by memorizing and using the Hollywood script of the “angry Black.”


16 posted on 07/19/2011 10:04:25 AM PDT by Seeing More Clearly Now
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To: Lou L

True dat.


17 posted on 07/19/2011 10:23:26 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Oh, well, any excuse to buy a new gun is good enough for me.)
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To: Starman417
Not only that, he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review

He wasn't the editor, he was the president. He never edited anything.

ML/NJ

18 posted on 07/19/2011 10:28:16 AM PDT by ml/nj
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To: Starman417

FTA: He has a family who loves him

Moochelle does not act or speak as if she loves him, and the girls appear to be sullen. Just my observation.


19 posted on 07/19/2011 10:38:25 AM PDT by Montanabound
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To: ml/nj

How do we even really know that much? Anyone seen a damned thing from anywhere at all? F no! Damned media false prophets destroyed our country!


20 posted on 07/19/2011 11:05:39 AM PDT by Dogbert41
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To: Dogbert41
How do we even really know that much? Anyone seen a damned thing from anywhere at all?

NY Times, February 06, 1990

First Black Elected to Head Harvard's Law Review

The Harvard Law Review, generally considered the most prestigious in the country, elected the first black president in its 104-year history today. The job is considered the highest student position at Harvard Law School.

The new president of the Review is Barack Obama, a 28-year-old graduate of Columbia University who spent four years heading a community development program for poor blacks on Chicago's South Side before enrolling in law school. His late father, Barack Obama, was a finance minister in Kenya and his mother, Ann Dunham, is an American anthropologist now doing fieldwork in Indonesia. Mr. Obama was born in Hawaii. ...

ML/NJ
21 posted on 07/19/2011 1:01:31 PM PDT by ml/nj
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To: Mr. K
This was also said about Clinton. The ascent from a home presided over by an incredibly dysfunctional pair; a drunken used car dealer and a drunken gambling addict to Georgetown U, a Rhodes Scholarship, and then Yale law is more than curious. Personal acquaintances that knew Clinton at Georgetown and when he was in Europe describe him as a clueless suck up and priapic schmooze. They are from the opposite ends of the political spectrum and were both astounded and appalled at a Prez Clinton. There is a frequently repeated suspicion that Clinton was identified by mob types with CIA connections in Hot Springs that Bill was just the sort of bright, amoral, psychologically damaged goods that should be talent spotted for future use and manipulation, and control.
22 posted on 07/19/2011 1:23:10 PM PDT by robowombat
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To: robowombat

Here’s WJC’s father...in case you were puzzled about who paid the Georgetown and Yale tuitions..

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/7/70/Lt._Joseph_P._Kennedy,_Jr._Navy.JPG/200px-Lt._Joseph_P._Kennedy,_Jr._Navy.JPG


23 posted on 07/19/2011 1:39:43 PM PDT by mo ("If you understand, no explanation is needed; if you do not, no explanation is possible")
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To: Starman417
CIA brought us the failure in the WH
24 posted on 07/19/2011 1:45:00 PM PDT by shield (Rev 2:9 "Woe unto those who say they are Judah and are not, but are of the synaGOGue of Satan.")
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To: mo
That's depressing. I always figured Joe Junior had more discriminating taste in females than his priapic younger brother. Where did Joe Junior cross paths with that ugly troll that spawned Clintiglia?
25 posted on 07/19/2011 3:14:56 PM PDT by robowombat
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26 posted on 07/19/2011 3:40:55 PM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list.)
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To: robowombat

Could’nt imagine...but IMHO..the “family “ resemblance is profound..and somebody somewhere made sure WJC got out of Hope Arkansas to Georgetown University


27 posted on 07/19/2011 6:05:37 PM PDT by mo ("If you understand, no explanation is needed; if you do not, no explanation is possible")
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To: shield
Thank you for posting this link. Every Freeper, and I do mean everyone, should read the linked article. While it can only identify some of the people who conducted this classic Trojan horse operation it provides the best short guide to the BHO phenomenon. This fellow was packaged and marketed like one of those fake lip singing rock stars of the 50’s. As a nation we have been betrayed but then how many fools did you hear in 2008 that were going to vote for O because he was famous for being famous. The people who voted for this man bear a heavy responsibility for in effect betraying this country and what has made it exceptional and profoundly great. They needed to be reminded of what their act was as often as possible.
28 posted on 07/19/2011 7:28:22 PM PDT by robowombat
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To: ml/nj

Oops!


29 posted on 07/19/2011 8:22:02 PM PDT by Dogbert41
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To: Starman417
Typically people are spiteful when they have been grievously injured or harmed.

Frank Marshall Davis of the amber stains and shared stink.
30 posted on 07/19/2011 8:23:56 PM PDT by aruanan
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