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VANITY: My Mom, age 70, continues to idolize Obama...
self | 10/5/12

Posted on 10/05/2012 11:49:16 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD

... even after his DISASTROUS performance during the debate.

She's Italian (came to this country at age 14 in 1956), and I just have a feeling that she misses Mussolini in some way and sees POTUS as a somewhat Mussolini-like figure. She's been all about "social justice" in recent years.

She's been retired for over 10 years and receives an average pension. She's by no means "rich". Very middle class, and dare I say perhaps even lower middle class...

In 2008, she supported Hillary until the very end, and eventually settled with Obama when he got the nomination. She LOVES him and his wife and the entire Obama family.

I cannot comprehend this.


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1 posted on 10/05/2012 11:49:23 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD
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To: kburi; sofaman; BufordP; SE Mom; armymarinemom; HokieMom; MarineMom613; Tennessee Nana; ...

Hello Friends!


2 posted on 10/05/2012 11:51:33 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Really Real Housewife)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Ask her to define social justice.


3 posted on 10/05/2012 11:51:48 AM PDT by NoobRep
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

My elderly father, who loves being a contrarian, told me he is voting for Obama. So I told him to make other plans on Election Day, because I won’t drive him to the polling location. My mom won’t, either.


4 posted on 10/05/2012 11:52:28 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
Explain what Obamacare and life cost effectiveness reviews are going to do to her.
5 posted on 10/05/2012 11:53:25 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Its ok. Tell her you love her and then remove the distributor cap from her car 6am November 6.


6 posted on 10/05/2012 11:54:20 AM PDT by Casie
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Let’s hope Moms needs a kidney!


7 posted on 10/05/2012 11:54:22 AM PDT by The Toll
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Anyone in my family who votes the commie ticket is not welcome under my roof!


8 posted on 10/05/2012 11:54:33 AM PDT by kenmcg (t)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Barry does resemble Mussolini in some ways when he sticks his nose up in the air.


9 posted on 10/05/2012 11:54:36 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Sorry Algore. It was attitude, NOT altitude.)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
I cannot comprehend this.

Senility is tough to deal with.

10 posted on 10/05/2012 11:55:45 AM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

it’s exactly what Romney said about 47%.

She’s on a pension, and she wrongly thinks she’s safer with a Big Goverment guy.

When the pension and the US are bankrupt, then what?


11 posted on 10/05/2012 11:56:07 AM PDT by BereanBrain
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

VANITY: My Mom, age 70, continues to idolize Obama...

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Your Mom probably thinks she is too young to worry about Obama’s Death Panels. But no matter, she needs to study up on this. And so much more.


12 posted on 10/05/2012 11:56:53 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
Yep, that also describes my 86 year-old mom.

Strong dutch lady who is a lifelong democrat who lives life as a conservative. Born-again Christian. Strongly pro-life. Sends me e-mails that belittle Obama, but refuses to vote for ANY Republicans.

Oh, and has the TV tuned to NBC/ABC/CBS all day long...

13 posted on 10/05/2012 11:57:44 AM PDT by The Citizen Soldier (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everyone stands around reloading.)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

how is her cooking? i might cut her some slack for a truly awesome red sauce on pasta, with sausage and peppers.


14 posted on 10/05/2012 11:57:55 AM PDT by beebuster2000
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To: kenmcg

I have family that won’t vote as they don’t like Romney. If it weren’t for the fact someone may have to take care of me when I’m old and gray, I’d never send them another gift.


15 posted on 10/05/2012 11:58:51 AM PDT by madison10
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Pour a tall glass of cold water. Take a small sip and then throw the rest in her face. It’s called tough love.


16 posted on 10/05/2012 11:59:20 AM PDT by ILS21R (The time is nigh.)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Yep, remind her that she’s a death panel cadidate!


17 posted on 10/05/2012 11:59:20 AM PDT by blondee123 (Our country is headed for DICTATORSHIP! WAKE UP!)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

18 posted on 10/05/2012 11:59:59 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

By age 70 she’s earned the right to vote for whoever she wants to though i will concede the overt state-run propaganda is intense for seniors now.


19 posted on 10/05/2012 12:00:24 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
You can't "unfriend" her but that's what I did to an Obama supporter friend of 43 years. I just decided I didn't want friends who are that stupid!

Good riddance!

20 posted on 10/05/2012 12:00:49 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

If someone is still stupid enough to vote for this atrocity a 2nd time then they should move to Venezuela, Cuba or some other hell hole that already sees eye to eye with thier stupidity.

Tell your Mom to quit screwing around with my money, my family and my country!! Stay in bed on election day!


21 posted on 10/05/2012 12:01:27 PM PDT by albie ("Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow." Benjamin Frankli)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

I have two neighbors who are both 79. One is on cancer treatment for 4 years now & the other just had very expensive back surgery. They were both staunch democrats, but guess what? They are both voting for Romney!


22 posted on 10/05/2012 12:01:32 PM PDT by blondee123 (Our country is headed for DICTATORSHIP! WAKE UP!)
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To: Truth29
My aunt (and godmother) was an Obama fan. Around the time Obamacare was passed, we talked by phone and she was gushing about how wonderful it was going to be. I set her straight and told her if she didn't believe me, she should do her own research. Now my aunt knows nothing about computers or the internet, but she went to her local library and, with the librarian's help, actually looked it all up.

Ever since, the mere mention of “Obama” gives her fits.

23 posted on 10/05/2012 12:01:57 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Let’s see, I’d mention to her “death panels”, 718 billion being cut from medicare, and medicare advantage being cut.

Death panels might get her attention.

But if she loved Mussolini, she might still stick with the usurper.


24 posted on 10/05/2012 12:01:57 PM PDT by TheConservativeParty (Psalm 37:3 "Trust in The Lord.")
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

WHITE GUILT


25 posted on 10/05/2012 12:02:09 PM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

You must kill her before she votes.


26 posted on 10/05/2012 12:02:20 PM PDT by xone
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To: Responsibility2nd

But Obama, et.al.assured us that is just an advisory board with no power to do anything...


27 posted on 10/05/2012 12:02:32 PM PDT by ican'tbelieveit (School is prison for children who have commited the crime of being born. (attr: St_Thomas_Aquinas))
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

She’s your mom. There’s nothing you can do about it. Certainly try to influence her if you can, but it sounds as though you can’t. So whatever. Live a happy life, vote right, influence the people that you can.


28 posted on 10/05/2012 12:03:03 PM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
A friend of mine is having the same problem with his mom that has spent so many years owned by the UAW that she can't shake off the whole evil Republican falacy. I told him to get her to the Dinesh Desousa movie
29 posted on 10/05/2012 12:03:19 PM PDT by Cowman (How can the IRS seize property without a warrant if the 4th amendment still stands?)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

30 posted on 10/05/2012 12:03:28 PM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Loving him and his family is a bad reason to vote for him. We are not looking for people to like and love and go to dinner with. We are not looking for royalty to admire. We are hiring someone to do a very specific job with a set of specific skills. Does she choose who to attend to health needs or who to repair her car and so forth based on how she FEELS about them or their family members? Idolizing leaders in a personal way is so last century, and century before that and so on. It leads to no good place...not ever. Surely she loves you even more.Would she then vote for you if the election were between you and Obama? If not, ask, why not? It could be revealing to her.


31 posted on 10/05/2012 12:03:55 PM PDT by Anima Mundi (ENVY IS JUST PASSIVE, LAZY GREED)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
Take her to a gay rights celebration and let her see the debauchery. Or how about showing her a video on how an abortion is performed. With due respect to your mother, these people sound noble but they don't have a clue as to what they're talking about. And if they can still hold the same views after witnessing these things, quite frankly I wouldn't want anything to do with them. I've written off a number of people this way.
32 posted on 10/05/2012 12:04:57 PM PDT by HarleyD
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

As an MD you oughta have your mind altering ways!


33 posted on 10/05/2012 12:05:29 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: The Citizen Soldier

My 86 year-old mom enjoys trimming tree branches in her yard with her electric chain saw. The only thing she’d enjoy more is turning it on Zero’s scrawny arse if he ever got within the reach of the extension cord.


34 posted on 10/05/2012 12:05:29 PM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: TheConservativeParty

“Death panels might get her attention.”

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I’ve tried that. Doesn’t work. The true believers don’t believe the death panels will happen.


35 posted on 10/05/2012 12:06:49 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Magic Fingers

The oldies who vote for nobama must have dementia.


36 posted on 10/05/2012 12:06:52 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
She....receives an average pension. She's by no means "rich". Very middle class, and dare I say perhaps even lower middle class...

Does she have doctors that she likes? Does she realize more and more doctors are either not accepting new Medicare patients, or not accepting them at all?

Tell her you need to take half of her monthly pension to pay for someone else's (who doesn't have a pension) out-of-pocket healthcare costs, groceries and iPhone.

37 posted on 10/05/2012 12:10:16 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: NoobRep

Hitler promised social justice and look what happened. Does your mom care about her children’s futures and their children’s futures? Because if 0bama gets four more years THEY’LL BE ENSLAVED TO THE GOVERNMENT’S DEBT THROUGH EXCESSIVE TAXATION WHICH WILL DESTROY THEIR LIVELIHOODS.


38 posted on 10/05/2012 12:10:33 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Ask her why she came to America in the first place. It wasn’t because of commie govt, it was to get away from it and to experience freedom. With Obama she’s getting what her family ran from.

My mother is the same, as is my MIL. Devout Christians, yet you can’t tell them anything. They won’t listen. They deny everything and keep their eyes shut and their hands over their ears. Like children.


39 posted on 10/05/2012 12:11:10 PM PDT by Proudcongal
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Have Mom read this:

The best Obama exposure site on the net:

The Obama File ...
http://www.theobamafile.com/index_next_person...

The United States Library of Congress has selectedTheObamaFile.com for inclusion in its historic collectionof Internet materials
http://theobamafile.com/LibraryOfCongress.htm ...

Just a few of the pages:
http://www.theobamafile.com/index_next_politi ...
http://www.theobamafile.com/BarackObama.htm
http://www.theobamafile.com/_family/FamilyPag ...
http://www.theobamafile.com/ObamaEducation.ht ...
http://www.theobamafile.com/ObamaPsychology.h ...
http://www.theobamafile.com/ObamaReligion.htm
http://www.theobamafile.com/ObamaWife.htm
http://www.theobamafile.com/_associates/Obama ...
http://www.theobamafile.com/ObamaIconography ....
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Obama’s books:
In a sane world, having the following comments out in print via Obama’s racist books would have knocked him out of the running for president of the United States.(they would have crucified a white candidate for far less)

From Dreams from My Father,“ I FOUND A SOLACE IN NURSING A PERVASIVE SENSE OF GRIEVANCE AND ANIMOSITY AGAINST MY MOTHER’S RACE”. Barack Hussein Obama

From ‘Dreams from my Father’,“The emotion between the races could never be pure, even love was tarnished by the desire to find in the other some element that was missing in ourselves. Whether we sought out our demons or salvation, THE OTHER RACE (WHITE) WOULD ALWAYS REMAIN JUST THAT: MENACING, ALIEN, AND APART.” Barack Hussein Obama

From Dreams from My Father:“THAT HATE HADN’T GONE” he wrote, BLAMING “WHITE PEOPLE — some CRUEL, some IGNORANT, sometimes a single face, sometimes just a faceless image of a system claiming power over our lives.” Barack Hussein Obama

From ‘Dreams from My Father’,“There were enough of us on campus to constitute a tribe, and when it came to hanging out many of us chose to function like a tribe, staying close together, traveling in packs,” he wrote.“It remained necessary to prove which side you were on,to show your LOYALTY TO THE BLACK MASSES, TO STRIKE OUT and name names” Barack Hussein Obama

From The Audicity of Hope: To avoid being mistaken for a sellout, I chose my friends carefully. The more politically active black students. The foreign students. The Chicanos. The MARXIST PROFESSORS and structural feminists.”

Then there is his love of Islam:

Quote from Barack Obama’s book, Dreams Of My Father:
“THE PERSON WHO MADE ME PROUDEST OF ALL, THOUGH, WAS MY [half brother], ROY..HE CONVERTED TO ISLAM”.

From ‘Dreams of my Father’,“IN INDONESIA, I SPEND TWO YEARS AT A MUSLIM SCHOOL”“..I STUDIED THE KORAN..”

From ‘Audacity of Hope:“LOLO (Obama’s step father) FOLLOWED ISLAM....”I LOOKED TO LOLO FOR GUIDANCE”.

From ‘The Audacity Of Hope,“I WILL STAND WITH THEM (MUSLIMS) SHOULD THE POLITICAL WINDS OF WAR SHIFT IN AN UGLY DIRECTION..”
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From The Audacity Of Hope,“WE ARE NO LONGER JUST A CHRISTIAN NATION, we are also a Jewish nation, a MUSLIM NATION, a Buddhist nation, a Hindu nation, and a nation of nonbelievers.”
__________
Don’t believe it? Think these comments taken ‘out of context’? Here it all here in his own works;
http://www.youtube.com/watch ......
Obama mocks, makes fun of the Bible:
http://www.youtube.com/watch ......
__________
Still need convincing?
Race: http://theobamafile.com/obamar ...
Islam — early years: http://www.theobamafile.com/_I ...
Islam — candidate: http://theobamafile.com/_Islam ...
Dreams — Google books search: http://books.google.com/books ?...
Audacity — Google books search: http://books.google.com/books ?...
The “Search” box is in the left column of Google books. Enter a search phrase and hit enter.


40 posted on 10/05/2012 12:12:11 PM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: fatnotlazy

I like the suggestion in a previous post, to take her to see the 2016 movie.

However, she very well might be a hopeless mental case of liberalism.


41 posted on 10/05/2012 12:12:19 PM PDT by TheConservativeParty (Psalm 37:3 "Trust in The Lord.")
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

I have family who despise Jews.

Some family will be insane, and better never seen again. Just live with it.


42 posted on 10/05/2012 12:12:42 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

I have a family member whose wife is second generation Italian.

Recently for their anniversary they wanted to take a trip to Italy. But his wife had an unusual amount of difficulty getting a passport. The application was on hold and seemed to take forever before eventually she finally got it.

Turned out the delay was due to the fact that unbeknownst to her, her mother had been a member of the Italian Communist Party. She must have been red flagged in the database, to coin a phrase. Italy had lots of Communists roaming around in the post-war era. So it’s not a shock they would gravitate towards Obama today.


43 posted on 10/05/2012 12:13:20 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

My grandparents are in their 80s and it’s the same with them. Both are obviously conservative-minded—i.e., they’re against gay marriage, dislike welfare, oppose race politics, etc. Yet they still vote die-hard Democrat, apparently unaware that the party platform moved on without them some decades ago.


44 posted on 10/05/2012 12:13:33 PM PDT by Utmost Certainty (Our Enemy, the State)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Just ensure that she knows that election day is November 7th.


45 posted on 10/05/2012 12:13:38 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: 1rudeboy

find the George Will recent column that discusses the death panels in Obamacare - something that can be repealed only in during a window 2017 by 3/5 of the Congress and then never at all. Clearly unconstitutional but in place forever unless someone figures a way around it.

Does you father like the idea of death panels?


46 posted on 10/05/2012 12:15:53 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 wasn't an election - it was a coup d'etat.)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Nothing personal, but your mother’s a fool.


47 posted on 10/05/2012 12:16:57 PM PDT by Sloth (If a tax break counts as "spending" then every time I don't rob a bank should be a "deposit.")
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
You might ask her if she thinks fascism will work in this country as it 'did' in Italy.

Because that's what another term will mean.

48 posted on 10/05/2012 12:17:02 PM PDT by the anti-liberal
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To: PGR88

Perfect


49 posted on 10/05/2012 12:17:06 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

My father came to this country from Holland when he was around 6 or 7. He never made it past the 4th grade. He eventually took a job with the NY Central Railroad as a laborer, and eventually made it to track foreman. He retired at age 65, died at 72. He was a long-time Democrat, but I only believe it was because he’d lived through the depression, then became a union member with the railroad. He always used to say that the Democrat’s take care of the working people. He was a hard worker, good father, very patriotic, loved this country, and passed that love of country down to his children. Although he was a Democrat to the day he died, if he was alive today, he wouldn’t recognize the party and would probably be a Republican.


50 posted on 10/05/2012 12:17:34 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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