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Great New Ad Skewers Obama Arrogance in Rating Himself the 4th Best President Ever Video
Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | December 22, 2011 | Brian

Posted on 12/22/2011 3:04:51 PM PST by Federalist Patriot

Now this is a great ad from American Crossroads! Let’s hope we see a 30-second or 1-minute version of this playing in 2012 during the General Election Campaign.

It uses Obama’s own words against him, where he recently decreed himself to be essentially the fourth best President in the history of the United States in terms of his accomplishments! There’s nothing like the ego of “The One.”

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


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: ad; arrogance; obama
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1 posted on 12/22/2011 3:04:57 PM PST by Federalist Patriot
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To: Federalist Patriot

It is possible he is confusing greatness with spending more than all the Presidents conbined?


2 posted on 12/22/2011 3:10:58 PM PST by Leep
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To: Leep

Exactly! That is greatness in his Socialist mind.


3 posted on 12/22/2011 3:25:35 PM PST by Federalist Patriot
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To: Leep

He can only remember the names of 3 former presidents , so in his mind there are/were only 4 presidents


4 posted on 12/22/2011 3:29:16 PM PST by molson209
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To: Federalist Patriot
Lincoln, FDR, LBJ. The Bozo doesn't realize it but these men are truly among the WORST Presidents in American History. Really. We're supposed to believe that Grant, Harding, and maybe Carter or Nixon were the worst. But in terms of the lasting damage they did these guys are pikers compared to Lincoln, FDR, and LBJ. And Obama is trying to join them.

ML/NJ

5 posted on 12/22/2011 3:35:00 PM PST by ml/nj
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To: ml/nj

Lincoln was one of the worst in your opinion?


6 posted on 12/22/2011 3:36:59 PM PST by Chandalier (You say Obama, I say O-blame-o!)
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To: Chandalier
Lincoln was one of the worst in your opinion?

Lincoln was THE worst. He singlehandedly destroyed the government bequeathed to us by Jefferson and Madison. (I won't even mention the dead.)

In 1869 a Harvard Professor wrote, "It is as if I am not living in the country of my birth." Think about this. He didn't live in the South. The war never came to Harvard Square. He never owned slaves.

All the cr@p you've been fed about "Honest Abe" is one humongous myth. I say this as a Yankee who has never lived south of Jones Beach (on Long Island, NY). I just have learned that all they teach you in high school isn't all there is to learn.

ML/NJ

7 posted on 12/22/2011 3:57:48 PM PST by ml/nj
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To: ml/nj

Alligator mouth and mosquito ass. Ass expected....


8 posted on 12/22/2011 4:03:23 PM PST by libertyhoundusnr
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To: libertyhoundusnr
Maybe you should explain?

ML/NJ

9 posted on 12/22/2011 4:19:13 PM PST by ml/nj
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To: Federalist Patriot

Worth a chuckle - and it’d be a knee-slapper if it weren’t such a sad commentary on present-day America.

It’s difficult to laugh out loud at this arrogant, misguided and addled imbecile when the nation is on the ropes.

Maybe when he’s out of office and the damage has been undone.


10 posted on 12/22/2011 4:19:59 PM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: ml/nj; Impy
>> Lincoln was THE worst. He singlehandedly destroyed the government bequeathed to us by Jefferson and Madison. (I won't even mention the dead.) In 1869 a Harvard Professor wrote, "It is as if I am not living in the country of my birth." Think about this. He didn't live in the South. The war never came to Harvard Square. He never owned slaves. All the cr@p you've been fed about "Honest Abe" is one humongous myth. I say this as a Yankee who has never lived south of Jones Beach (on Long Island, NY) <<

Ah yes, it's so much better to get your opinions about politicians from Harvard University professors. They're always been a bastion of truth about current events, right? Silly me, I never believed my college professors claiming Bush "lied" about Iraq and I don't think those NY Yankees in the 1860s drank the "Lincoln is a war criminal" kool-aid either.

But you're a "yankee" (never heard anyone else from the North call themselves that, but okay...) who thinks it's completely Abe's fault for the civil war and buys the "war of northern aggression" stuff when the south declared slavery was an eternal "right" and fired on the north first. Somehow, Lincoln was to blame and not the slave owners.

Hey, I think I found your political soul mates:


11 posted on 12/22/2011 4:40:44 PM PST by BillyBoy (Illegals for Perry/Gingrich 2012 : Don't be "heartless"/ Be "humane")
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To: Federalist Patriot
So Bozo will put his "legislative and foreign policy" up against anyone but possibly Abe, FDR and LBJ?
So the dude's back on the bong.
Some historian please tie the accomplishment of the three possibly anointed ones for me.
The South, the Japs and the VC? Or simply their social mandates. You know bozo has his reasons here.
The fool realizes he is, and this is quite the accomplishment, worse than Jammie Cahtuh.
At least Carter could grow a peanut.
12 posted on 12/22/2011 4:46:58 PM PST by bksanders (Spewing Forth Vitriol at the Speed of Spit)
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To: BillyBoy
I think I found your political soul mates

Up yours, Pal.

ML/NJ

13 posted on 12/22/2011 6:46:15 PM PST by ml/nj
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To: Chandalier
Lincoln was one of the worst in your opinion?

I used to live in New York State, but moved to VA 5 years ago, but even before that I was not thrilled with Abe.

He suspended Habeous Corpus, and did damage to states rights. I am not saying he was the worst, but I see quite a few better.

14 posted on 12/22/2011 6:57:48 PM PST by verga (We get what we tolerate and increase that which we reward)
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To: Federalist Patriot

Loved the “Sponsored by Solyndra” at the beginning. Lol!


15 posted on 12/22/2011 7:43:55 PM PST by proudpapa
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Same to you, buddy. Northerners who sympathize with the confederate cause and deny they were promoting slavery deserve as much respect as Jews who sympathize with Palestinian terrorists and say the holocaust is a “lie”. The fact you cited a “Harvard professor” as source immediately shows you have zero credibility. It’s scary what kind of people are in academia to skew history to suit their agenda. Some of the worst Supreme Court justices were former “Harvard professors”


16 posted on 12/22/2011 9:19:51 PM PST by BillyBoy (Illegals for Perry/Gingrich 2012 : Don't be "heartless"/ Be "humane")
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FRiends Lincoln was not the best or the worst President. His intention was to keep the union intact, but in doing so he did step on states rights and individual rights. also please remember on the issue of slavery the Emancipation Proclamation did not do a thing for slaves in the west or the north, it was only aimed at the south. Hes is a quote from him about this.

I would save the Union. I would save it the shortest way under the Constitution. The sooner the national authority can be restored; the nearer the Union will be "the Union as it was." If there be those who would not save the Union, unless they could at the same time save slavery, I do not agree with them. If there be those who would not save the Union unless they could at the same time destroy slavery, I do not agree with them. My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or to destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave I would do it, and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone I would also do that. What I do about slavery, and the colored race, I do because I believe it helps to save the Union; and what I forbear, I forbear because I do not believe it would help to save the Union. I shall do less whenever I shall believe what I am doing hurts the cause, and I shall do more whenever I shall believe doing more will help the cause. I shall try to correct errors when shown to be errors; and I shall adopt new views so fast as they shall appear to be true views. I have here stated my purpose according to my view of official duty; and I intend no modification of my oft-expressed personal wish that all men everywhere could be free. Source(s): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abraham_Lin…

17 posted on 12/23/2011 3:36:27 AM PST by verga (We get what we tolerate and increase that which we reward)
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To: libertyhoundusnr

Huh?


18 posted on 12/23/2011 7:49:16 AM PST by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: ml/nj; Chandalier; verga; BillyBoy; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; GOPsterinMA; LS; ...

From my own modern perspective I don’t like some things Lincoln did, even for his noble purpose. First income tax, military draft, suspended the writ of habeas corpus.

The civil war was the worst period in our nation’s history. Terrible means were used to achieve good ends.

But I’m sure glad the vile Confederates lost. They weren’t concerned with “State’s rights” as some claim. They wanted the federal government to force Northern states to return escaped slaves after all!!! The new GOP Congress passed a constitutional amendment that would have prevented the abolition of slavery by the federal government. Not good enough for them, they were concerned about not only keeping but spreading slavery to the new states and they didn’t give much of a damn how people in those new states may have felt.

Ron Paul thinks the federal government should have just bought and freed all the slaves. Ha! That Ron Paul. Conventional wisdom is that war was inevitable.

Anyhow as usual I digress. What I wanted to tell you is how ridiculous it is to compare Lincoln to our horrible 20th and 21st Century socialist Presidents. Our first truly terrible President was Woodrow Wilson.

If I had to pick a “worst President” candidate from Lincoln’s period it would have been his immediate predecessor the do nothing Buchanan.


19 posted on 12/23/2011 8:18:24 AM PST by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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“From my own modern perspective I don’t like some things Lincoln did, even for his noble purpose. First income tax, military draft, suspended the writ of habeas corpus.”

Yes, but to “fix” the country today, those same things, and much more will need to be done.

“Terrible means were used to achieve good ends.”

That’s where we're headed.

“If I had to pick a “worst President”...it would have been his immediate predecessor the do nothing Buchanan.”

Homo?

20 posted on 12/23/2011 8:39:01 AM PST by GOPsterinMA (And who doesn't have baggage?)
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