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Rev. Jesse Jackson to Newsmax: Attacks on Obama ‘Not Good for the Nation’
Newsmax ^ | September 24, 2012 | Todd Beamon and Kathleen Walter

Posted on 09/26/2012 11:01:29 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

President Barack Obama has faced “the most obstruction of any American president,” the Rev. Jesse Jackson tells Newsmax.TV in an exclusive interview.

“Republicans said their first objective was not to build the economy, not to provide healthcare but to defeat him; make him a one-term president,” Jackson, founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, tells Newsmax. “So you’ve got ideological attacks.

“Congressmen have called him a liar from the well of the Congress. They’ve argued about his birth place, his birth certificate, his religion.

“These obstructionist, ugly attacks have not been good for the country,” Jackson added. “They may have been some peoples’ short-term pleasure, but it’s been long-term pain for the country. So he has had to climb a steeper hill facing rocks.

“He’s done so with amazing dignity and a low sense of retaliation – and that’s the good news. I hope in the next session of Congress, we will get beyond this one-term, destroy-the-president-at-all-costs mentality. It’s not good for the nation.”

Jackson, who sought the Democratic nomination for president in 1984 and 1988, said that Obama’s policies were not to blame for the near-doubling – from 26 million in 2006 to 47 million currently – of Americans now on food stamps...

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TOPICS: Conspiracy; Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: congress; foodstamps; jessejackson; obama
Nothing is ever his fault.
1 posted on 09/26/2012 11:01:37 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

But but...I was told by people like Jackson during the Bush the Younger years that dissent was patriotic.


2 posted on 09/26/2012 11:02:50 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

2004: “Speak truth to power”! “Buck Fush”!

2012: “Attacks on Obama ‘Not Good for the Nation”.


3 posted on 09/26/2012 11:04:20 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Dear Jesse....For the first time in my life, I'm ashamed of my President...

Of course, you can add bubba the pig to the list

4 posted on 09/26/2012 11:04:26 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What attacks? The guy has been given a pass on everything. There are no “attacks,” he’s been babied like a newborn.


5 posted on 09/26/2012 11:05:04 AM PDT by madison10
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The America hating marxist bastard is not good for the country (or the world). Everything he touches turns to crap.


6 posted on 09/26/2012 11:06:05 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Can’t attack obammy?
How about we hang the marxist son of a bitch like they did Bush??
Oh, that’s right, this is the magic negro and ya can’t even hang a chair.


7 posted on 09/26/2012 11:06:25 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
President Barack Obama has faced “the most obstruction of any American president,” the Rev. Jesse Jackson tells Newsmax.TV in an exclusive interview.

The former junior US Senator from Illinois, Barack Obama, has deserved the most obstruction of any occupant of our White House. No real president has ever wasted $5T more than taxes brought in during less than four years in power. My criticism of congressional republicans is that they were not more obstructive. Conservatives didn't stop TARP, the Bailout, Cash-for-Clunkers, Stimulus, ObamaCare, or the rest of the massively wasteful spending that has characterized these four terrible years as our country replaced individual freedom with collective recession on the road to socialism. Americans are facing pure, destructive evil, and they are compromising to get along.

8 posted on 09/26/2012 11:07:15 AM PDT by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Ted Kennedy: "...lie after lie after lie..."

-PJ

9 posted on 09/26/2012 11:08:54 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too ( It doesn't I naturally when you're not natural born.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I hope in the next session of Congress, we will get beyond this one-term, destroy-the-president-at-all-costs mentality. It’s not good for the nation.”

Jesse Jacka$$ will be singing a different tune when Romney is elected.

10 posted on 09/26/2012 11:10:04 AM PDT by bcsco (Bourbon gets better with age...I age better with Bourbon.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
It is not “Rev.” Jackson. He never finished divinity school, never had a church, and never had a congregation. Both he and Al Sharpton continue their charade of a divinity degree and neither has one. In fact, Sharpton was “ordained” by a DC preacher when he was 10! Both men should be ashamed as they diminish the stature of those who have earned that title.
11 posted on 09/26/2012 11:10:11 AM PDT by econjack (Some people are as dumb as soup.)
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What is this idiot smoking or does this just come naturally to him?


12 posted on 09/26/2012 11:11:10 AM PDT by elephant
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Hey Jackson...go copulate thy self.


13 posted on 09/26/2012 11:11:10 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And eight years of extremely venomous Bush bashing was?

Obama cannot hold a candle to that man.


14 posted on 09/26/2012 11:11:16 AM PDT by bergmeid
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Most Americans will fight against a Marxist, Muslim, pro-infanticide, redistributionist hypocrite no matter what color he or she is.

Jesse’s just using the “minorities hardest hit” complaint. Ain’t flying here.


15 posted on 09/26/2012 11:13:39 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Attacks on Obama ‘Not Good for the Nation’
16 posted on 09/26/2012 11:15:24 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 ( If you think I'm crazy, just wait until you talk to my invisible friend.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

‘“Republicans said their first objective was not to build the economy, not to provide healthcare but to defeat him; make him a one-term president,” Jackson,’

Are you down with OTP?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MddREczVeL4


17 posted on 09/26/2012 11:17:11 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
So we’ve been in a deep hole but we’re on the way out.”

He dropping context:
But at what cost? And could it have been done better? With proper non-libtard economic policies, there would have been less harm to the economy, and improvement would have been much faster.

18 posted on 09/26/2012 11:20:38 AM PDT by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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To: Jim Robinson
The Obama presidency is a dump in the road.
19 posted on 09/26/2012 11:23:01 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (God Bless America!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hey Jesse, if your so concerned...stop fathering love children!


20 posted on 09/26/2012 11:24:58 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So, Jesse.. would your wanting to castrate Obama be good for the nation?

Did you forget what face to wear?


21 posted on 09/26/2012 11:31:30 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So should we “Stay Out’da Bushes” Jesse??


22 posted on 09/26/2012 11:33:13 AM PDT by red-dawg (If muslims are exempt from Obamacare, then my name is Mohammed Suks.)
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Jesse, shouldn’t you be helping your depressed, bi-polar, philandering, criminal son instead of worrying about politics?


23 posted on 09/26/2012 11:36:49 AM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The day America decides it’s not okay to criticize our leaders is they day we’ll sit back and watch a Muslim Kenyan Marxist call himself Presid... oh... wait.


24 posted on 09/26/2012 11:40:53 AM PDT by kevkrom (Those in a rush to trample the Constitution seem to forget that it is the source of their authority.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"They’ve argued about his birth place, his birth certificate, his religion...."

Not to mention his college records, travel, etc. You see, Reverend Jackson, secrecy begets suspicion. Furtive behavior is grounds for concluding something is being hidden.
25 posted on 09/26/2012 11:43:02 AM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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“Rev. Jesse Jackson to Newsmax: Attacks on Obama ‘Not Good for the Nation’”

I literally laughed out loud! IIRC, Jerkson is the one who threatened to “cut Obama’s nuts off!”


26 posted on 09/26/2012 11:44:46 AM PDT by Batman11 (We came for the chicken sandwiches and a Sweet Tea Party broke out!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
President Barack Obama has faced “the most obstruction of any American president,” according to the "Rev." Jesse Jackson

“These obstructionist, ugly attacks have not been good for the country,” Jackson added.

So, MR. Jackson, how about we talk about the 8 years of obstructionism democrats engaged during President Bush's two terms???

27 posted on 09/26/2012 11:47:42 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Cute!


28 posted on 09/26/2012 11:50:39 AM PDT by ShasheMac
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Jesse Jackson is not good for the country.


29 posted on 09/26/2012 11:57:20 AM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Verbal and media assaults on Obama are wonderful. Just as wonderful are verbal attacks on Jackson, the illegitimate father of a daughter. The difference is, Jesse Jackson is the bastard in this matter.


30 posted on 09/26/2012 12:41:20 PM PDT by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a United States Marine.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJxmpTMGhU0


31 posted on 09/26/2012 1:45:00 PM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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Attacks on Obama ‘Not Good for the Nation’

If that is true, then we have a dictatorship instead of a Constitutional republic, and the present federal government has to be overthrown in its entirety. Now.

If Jesse wants to trade overreactions, I can do it, too.

32 posted on 09/26/2012 2:43:21 PM PDT by backwoods-engineer (My game is disruption. I will use lethal force --my vote-- in self-defense against Obama.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The fact that he NEEDS to be “attacked” is even worse for the Nation.


33 posted on 09/26/2012 2:55:40 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He makes a case against having blacks in elected office.


34 posted on 09/26/2012 5:49:29 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Every conservative knew the attacks were coming... 3.5 years ago when Obama was elected.)
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