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Obama (Again) Compared To Lincoln
Big Hairy News ^ | November 15, 2012 | Scooter Van Neuter

Posted on 11/15/2012 4:59:20 PM PST by WXRGina

In an interview on NBC's Nightly News, "Lincoln" director Steven Spielberg drew comparisons between the iconic 16th president, and Barack Obama.

"Lincoln advocated things that we hold dear today, like class warfare, gay marriage, and giving everybody a free cell phone," said Spielberg. "He advocated that government can be a positive force for the good of all people, especially if you're lazy and not white."

Interviewer Kevin Tibbles went on to equate the turbulent times of Lincoln's presidency (Civil War, slavery, etc.) with the "partisan bickering" of Obama's. Tibbles' comment reportedly earned him a starting spot in next year's Major Media Special Olympics.


Similar: Young Lincoln clears rocks and chops firewood, young Obama fires chopped crack rocks


TOPICS: Government; Humor
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Can we PLEASE have a little levity in all this post-coup crap?
1 posted on 11/15/2012 4:59:23 PM PST by WXRGina
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To: WXRGina

obamma will need to git a lot more of our people killed before he can be compared to lincoln or even lyndon johnson. may they all burn in hell


2 posted on 11/15/2012 5:09:00 PM PST by turdhopper
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To: WXRGina

Obama (Again) Compared To Lincoln and remember Lincoln was shot in the head by an actor


3 posted on 11/15/2012 5:09:53 PM PST by molson209
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To: WXRGina

The MSM’s Love Affair with Obama is real and true. To not know him is to love him!


4 posted on 11/15/2012 5:10:21 PM PST by FreedBird
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To: WXRGina

Unbelievable.

The real Lincoln wanted to ship all the Africans back to Africa. It’s true and easy to look up.

We live in a Pravda style USA now, where history is being whitewashed and rewritten on a daily basis.

The best thing that we can ALL do, is TURN OFF THE TV’S, AND START READING.

I think I’m gonna be sick now....


5 posted on 11/15/2012 5:10:21 PM PST by Clarence
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To: WXRGina

Why hasn’t it been reported that 0bama has also been compared to the devil,
Marx, Stalin, Mao ....


6 posted on 11/15/2012 5:11:46 PM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Remember the Heroic SEALs of Benghazi and DEMAND a Full Accounting!!!!)
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To: Clarence
I get the sarcasm and humor, but still feel sick.
7 posted on 11/15/2012 5:11:56 PM PST by Clarence
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To: FreedBird
The MSM’s Love Affair with Obama is real and true. To not know him is to love him!

HA! Quite right! :-)

8 posted on 11/15/2012 5:19:25 PM PST by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: WXRGina

Obama makes Bill Clinton look like Honest Abe.


9 posted on 11/15/2012 5:20:00 PM PST by CMailBag
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To: WXRGina
As smart as Speilberg is you'd think that he'd be able to spell the name C-A-R-T-E-R.I guess being unable to he just threw in the name of the first President that came to mind whose name he *could* spell.
10 posted on 11/15/2012 5:20:04 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (Benghazi: What Did Baraq Know And When Did He Know It?)
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To: Clarence

Yeah, I’ve been feeling sick since last Wednesday morning. I can’t seem to shake it.


11 posted on 11/15/2012 5:21:23 PM PST by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: WXRGina
I drew this cartoon a few years back and sadly it's still relevant and funny.

12 posted on 11/15/2012 5:32:03 PM PST by Bobalu (It is not obama we are fighting, it is the media.)
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To: Bobalu

Good one, Bobalu!


13 posted on 11/15/2012 5:40:24 PM PST by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: WXRGina

14 posted on 11/15/2012 5:45:29 PM PST by haffast
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To: haffast

We’ve come full circle, Haffast! :-/


15 posted on 11/15/2012 5:47:12 PM PST by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: Clarence

Satire.


16 posted on 11/15/2012 5:48:40 PM PST by rfp1234 (Arguing with a liberal is like playing chess with a pigeon.)
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To: Clarence
The real Lincoln wanted to ship all the Africans back to Africa. It’s true and easy to look up.

You must be thinking of jefferson. Lincoln - and Robert E. Lee supported voluntary emigration.

17 posted on 11/15/2012 6:14:23 PM PST by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: WXRGina

Obama is no Abraham Lincoln. People are ignorant if they suggest the two are similar in any way. Mr. Lincoln worked hard both physically and intellectually to work his way out of poverty. Obama had everything handed to him on the silver platter of affirmative action and other sinister forces that I suspect helped finance the fiction that is Obama.


18 posted on 11/15/2012 6:17:48 PM PST by This I Wonder32460 (Whiling away in Obamaville....in spite of my distress.)
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To: WXRGina

The reality of Abraham Lincoln, he was a natural born American who became President. The fiction of Abraham Lincoln he was a vampire slayer.

The fiction of Obama, he was born an American citizen, so he was eligible to run for and be elected President.
The reality of Obama, he was born an American citizen with British citizenship rights which should preclude him from running for president because people with foreign citizenship or foreign citizenship rights are not eligible to become President of the U.S.


19 posted on 11/15/2012 6:26:50 PM PST by This I Wonder32460
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To: This I Wonder32460

Yep. And besides all that, I don’t believe Lincoln hated America.


20 posted on 11/15/2012 6:35:15 PM PST by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: This I Wonder32460
Well, actually they gave twocrying in common. Neither was born in Illinois and both have big ears.
21 posted on 11/15/2012 6:38:54 PM PST by Red Dog #1
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To: Bobalu

22 posted on 11/15/2012 6:49:47 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: BerryDingle

HAHAHAHA!!!


23 posted on 11/15/2012 7:49:34 PM PST by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: WXRGina

Considering the fact Lincoln was assassinated by J.W. Booth, Obozo may wish to give consideration to being compared to someone else.


24 posted on 11/15/2012 7:54:44 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: WXRGina

“Can we PLEASE have a little levity in all this post-coup crap?”

Get ready to laugh when “Lincoln” tanks at the box office, just like “Amistad” did.


25 posted on 11/15/2012 8:37:40 PM PST by Blue Ink
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To: rfp1234

>> Satire.

Party pooper.


26 posted on 11/15/2012 8:45:42 PM PST by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: WXRGina
He's just like Lincoln:

George Lincoln Rockwell


27 posted on 11/15/2012 8:59:03 PM PST by MuttTheHoople (Pray for Joe Biden- Proverbs 29:9)
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To: WXRGina

I’ll bet Lincoln would have never even thought of urging people to look at voting as “revenge” - what a disgrace......


28 posted on 11/15/2012 9:01:58 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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To: WXRGina
What similarities? Lincoln was not trying to invent a lincolnnation,
nor was Americans killing Americans an objective.


29 posted on 11/15/2012 10:51:26 PM PST by clearcarbon
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To: rockrr

No, I’m thinking of Abraham Lincoln.

I recommend “Forced into Glory” by Lerone Bennett, Jr.

No one person in American history has benefited more from revisionism than Lincoln.


30 posted on 11/16/2012 6:24:00 AM PST by Clarence
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To: Clarence

If Bennett suggests that Lincoln advocated forcible expulsion (as jefferson advocated) then he is a liar.


31 posted on 11/16/2012 7:13:01 AM PST by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: rockrr

Abraham Lincoln, 1857, Springfield, in his own words:

“I have said that the separation of the races is the only perfect preventive of amalgamation. I have no right to say all the members of the Republican party are in favor of this, nor to say that as a party they are in favor of it. There is nothing in their platform directly on the subject. But I can say a very large proportion of its members are for it, and that the chief plank in their platform “opposition to the spread of slavery” is most favorable to that separation.

Such separation, is ever effected at all, must be effected by colonization; and no political party, as such, is now doing anything directly for colonization. Party operations at present only favor or retard colonization incidentally. The enterprise is a difficult one; but ‘when there is a will there is a way;’ and what colonization needs most is a hearty will. Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest. Let us be brought to believe it is morally right, and, at the same time, favorable to, or, at least, not against, our interest, to transfer the African to his native clime, and we shall find a way to do it, however great the task may be. The children of Israel, to such numbers as to include four hundred thousand fighting men, went out of Egyptian bondage in a body.7”

Now, I’m not sure that means “forcible expulsion;” I don’t think so. But it does mean what I originally stated, that Lincoln was in favor of shipping the slaves back to Africa, and he said himself “and we shall find a way to do it, however great the task may be.”


32 posted on 11/16/2012 9:32:53 AM PST by Clarence
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To: Clarence

I was hoping that you could see the difference between voluntary repatriation and forcible expulsion or eviction. And he wasn’t wedded to the idea of colonization for freed slaves but rather was exploring all the options.


33 posted on 11/16/2012 9:49:41 AM PST by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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