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More evidence Obama is in serious trouble with his own party
American Thinker ^ | December 9, 2013 | Thomas Lifson

Posted on 12/10/2013 1:43:16 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife

The old media won't tell you so, but President Obama is facing a revolt from within his own political party. It was bound to happen once the dimensions of the ObamaCare disaster started to become obvious. Yesterday,I pointed out that Charles Rangel is an early indicator of the discontent bubbling beneath the surface, and that he is freer to speak than non-black Democrats. But today we have another leading indicator. Tony Lee ofBreitbart:

A veteran Washington adviser who has worked for four Presidents on both sides of the political aisle said that the stunningGovernment Accountability Report report that found President Barack Obama has not had a one-on-one meeting with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius since the passage of Obamacare over three years ago is an indictment of the entire White House operation and shows that the Obama administration has bordered on "malfeasance."

"I have no doubt the White House is right, that Secretary Sebelius was in several group meetings with the president about health care,"[David]Gergen caveated, "but the whole point is, there was nobody in charge in the administration."

Rosslyn Smith points out: "If Obama has lost Gergen, he's lost the entire DC establishment. Gergen is almost the perfect indicator of the conventional wisdom inside the beltway." She adds:

The real significance of Rangel's speaking out about Obama is the respect other Democrats in Congress have for him. Most of the senior black Congressmen hold committee leadership posts in legislative backwaters where they seldom get in front of cameras. That lessens the odds of having them embarrass the party.Rangel held the most powerful committee chairmanship out there after Rules and Appropriations. Those aren't affirmative action posts. He may be a crook but he is also competent.

There is going to be a political price to be paid for wrecking...

(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...


TOPICS: Government; Health/Medicine; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: davidgergen; midtermpanic

1 posted on 12/10/2013 1:43:16 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

FUBAR


2 posted on 12/10/2013 1:49:23 AM PST by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I have no sympathy for today’s American Communist. aka Democrats (Dimocraps). May they rot with Satan.


3 posted on 12/10/2013 1:50:00 AM PST by AlexW
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To: All
White House taps former Bill Clinton adviser - CAP founder John Podesta "President Obama is bringing former Clinton chief of staff John Podesta back to the White House for a year-long stint as a top adviser, an administration official confirmed Monday.

Podesta, a longtime Democratic operative who led President Obama’s transition team, is returning to an embattled White House that has seen the president’s popularity hammered by the botched rollout of his signature health care law, an unpopular and abandoned push for military strikes against Syria, and continued controversy over revelations about the nation’s surveillance activities.

It’s the second major move for the White House in the past week, as chief of staff Denis McDonough looks to shake up a West Wing that has come under fire in recent weeks from friends and foes alike......."

4 posted on 12/10/2013 1:53:36 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Odious Podesta coming back is the Perfect Metaphor for the Rats going back on the sinking ship!!! We need to BRING THEM ALL DOWN!!!


5 posted on 12/10/2013 1:57:32 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Podesta may be coming back to try to control the damage that could spill over onto Hillary (as it SHOULD)


6 posted on 12/10/2013 1:57:45 AM PST by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: silverleaf

ValJar is not going to like this. Neither will mama ghetto.

Trouble in paradise


7 posted on 12/10/2013 2:08:40 AM PST by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: silverleaf; Ann Archy

Yes!

and

Yes!


8 posted on 12/10/2013 2:09:31 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

The Democrats are as much to blame as Obama they backed him all the way.

Pelosi led the way. Harry Reid fell in love with Obama’s buttocks, couldn’t stop kissing them.


9 posted on 12/10/2013 2:09:40 AM PST by Venturer (Half Staff the Flag of the US for Terrorists.)
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To: Jimmy Valentine

all I can theorize is that Podesta must have rented himself for a very high price and must believe that the Clintons have his back

the only way for rational adults to reassert control of the executive branch before it drags down the entire democrat party, is for Clinton operatives like Podesta to make a move now and establish a shadow regime that works around Obama and pacifies and boosts the base Hillary is going to need to set up her own regime

what a vile group of ambitious greedy narcissistic incompetents and malevolents the democrats have strutting on the stage, while the spineless no-principle republicans go backslapping them at eggnog parties

how did America sink so low


10 posted on 12/10/2013 2:16:10 AM PST by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: silverleaf

........”The return of Podesta is somewhat of a surprise after a Politico report last month that he and former Obama campaign manager Jim Messina were in serious discussions to reboot Priorities USA, the pro-Obama political action committee that aided the president’s reelection effort.

According to that report, the pair were set to relaunch the group in an effort to aid the potential candidacy of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in a bid for the White House.”.....

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/3100113/posts


11 posted on 12/10/2013 2:20:40 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Obama and Rangel have always hated each other since Rangel put his support behind Hilary Clinton vice Obama so nothing new there.

Getting the rest of the lemmings to stop before running off the cliff probably won’t matter and there’s 11 months to the next election. Plenty of time to ignore and or create another manufactured disaster. Nothings happened from Benghazi, IRS (which Nixon threatened to use but the IRS wouldn’t comply and helped get him impeached), Fast & Furious, Iran etc.

Unfortunately it’s the “ME” affect when it comes to elections in America. Obamacare affects peoples pockets so many are in an uproar but hand out a few more “entitlements” and bring in the illegals, illegally and you wipe out the discontent.


12 posted on 12/10/2013 2:21:09 AM PST by maddog55
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I think the real freakout hits Jan 1st

— can’t keep doctor or even hospital
— new plan network only extends to your county not state
— most doctors not participating
— other facts start to hit home, like huge increases in max out of pocket that will bankrupt many
— end of year job dumping/converting as business scramble to get under 50 job requirement. This will really hit a lot of families hard.
# of employees for 2014 determines the requirements for 2015.


13 posted on 12/10/2013 2:27:33 AM PST by Mount Athos (A Giant luxury mega-mansion for Gore, a Government Green EcoShack made of poo for you)
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To: Mount Athos

In other words, “ACA is working as designed”.


14 posted on 12/10/2013 2:34:27 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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To: AlexW
AlexW @3: I have no sympathy for today’s American Communist. aka Democrats (Dimocraps). May they rot with Satan.

Don't forget the fifth-column media, who are just as guilty.

15 posted on 12/10/2013 2:36:28 AM PST by Carl Vehse
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To: Carl Vehse

“Don’t forget the fifth-column media, who are just as guilty.”
_______________________________________________
As I have posted, at least 50 times on FR, Marxist education and Marxist media are destroying America.
The Commies knew that was the key to the kingdom.


17 posted on 12/10/2013 2:51:32 AM PST by AlexW
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Watch how the GOPES (gop elite snobs) use these developments to save “Dems” by offering “bi-partisanship” to the opposition party at the expence of the conservative movement. Instead of stepping aside letting the socialists destroy themselves.


18 posted on 12/10/2013 2:53:58 AM PST by mosesdapoet (Serious contribution pause.Please continue onto meaningless venting no one reads.)
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To: Venturer

They are only mad because he was not “artful” (Rubio) enough and litteraly took democrats for granted. Who could blame him?


19 posted on 12/10/2013 3:20:58 AM PST by lavaroise
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To: mosesdapoet

Indeed, just as democrats are waking somewhat from the horror of being managed by some Marxist foodstamp no good n&&, watch the GOP ask to be adopted in the family... no clue.


20 posted on 12/10/2013 3:23:13 AM PST by lavaroise
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To: silverleaf
how did America sink so low

through a political party that not only de-based human life, but also enabled the breakup of the family unit through welfare, a lop sided judicial system, liberal education,and failed border control which has enabled drugs into the Country.

Don't think for a minute weve just happened into this position - it's taken many many years of planning (and I would be convinced the soviets had a hand in it)

the authors are enemies of the State in every sense..

The only way it's going to be fixed is using their tactics against them - Alinskys rules for radicals should be required reading for the Right now

21 posted on 12/10/2013 3:28:11 AM PST by Revelation 911 (if "meat is murder" what is abortion?)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Most of the senior black Congressmen hold committee leadership posts in legislative backwaters where they seldom get in front of cameras. That lessens the odds of having them embarrass the party

Is it just me, or does this seem to be a good example of the racism within the democrat party? The dems keep their senior "black" representatives in "backwater" positions, out of public sight, because their ineptitude and (frequently) overt Marxism might embarrass the party?

The dems are effectively saying, "Work the fields (legislative backwaters), but stay out of sight when we're hosting a party (preening for the media)."

The a oft bigotry of low expectations on display.

22 posted on 12/10/2013 3:41:27 AM PST by Sicon ("All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others." - G. Orwell x)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

And the democrats are still communists. No news at 11 though.


23 posted on 12/10/2013 3:41:54 AM PST by onedoug
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To: onedoug

I’ll believe it when I see it with my own eyes. If they had ANY concern for this once great nation the demodummies would have dumped odumbo long ago and included Pelosi and dingy Harry along with him.


24 posted on 12/10/2013 4:04:17 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: Revelation 911

It also helps if the country’s national media consists of a bunch of idiots.


25 posted on 12/10/2013 4:09:55 AM PST by canuck_conservative
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

When the Dems get slaughtered in 2014, they’ll have Obama impeached right after and attempt to use that to recoup in 2016.


26 posted on 12/10/2013 4:52:33 AM PST by struggle
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To: Carl Vehse
"Don't forget the fifth-column media, who are just as guilty."

For sure. See my tagline...

27 posted on 12/10/2013 6:58:06 AM PST by Reo (the 4th Estate is a 5th Column)
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