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World no Longer Buys Obama's Snake Oil - Majority Runs Medicine Show out of Town
August 1, 2014

Posted on 08/01/2014 1:50:02 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

I was watching Obama's medicine show the other day - the jive, gesturing and smirk.

As usual he was surrounded by an obliging audience planted behind him to smile, laugh and cheer for the cameras.

Again he goaded Congress, the GOP, the "haters" - saying he'd have to do his job because they wouldn't.

His medicine show is flat, forced and fake.

The American people know it.

The world knows it.

Is it possible that the Congress sees it too?


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Health/Medicine; Politics
KEYWORDS: alinsky; fraud; jumptheshark; snakeoil

1 posted on 08/01/2014 1:50:02 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Congress has been a staunch supporter of the show, whether in front or behind the scenes, from both RINOs and his own party. Whenever Obama takes a hit therefore, so does Congress whether they like it or not and no matter what the opinion polls purport to say. So the power-mongers have to choose between staying in power (by whatever means they employ, legal or not) or actually saving the country.


2 posted on 08/01/2014 1:58:27 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Is it possible that the Congress sees it too?

It is hard to say. The pubbies still look like they have no stones.

3 posted on 08/01/2014 1:59:36 AM PDT by Mark17 (Obama & Nero? Both Emperors. The difference is Nero plays a fiddle, while Obama plays Minnesota Fats)
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To: Mark17

Sun Tzu — ‘Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.’

Wishful, I know, but who really knows? Not me.


4 posted on 08/01/2014 2:07:00 AM PDT by No One Special
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Obama :44 "We could do so much more if Congress would help out a little bit; stop being mad all the time; stop this hating all the time; come on; let's get some work done together.'
5 posted on 08/01/2014 2:08:53 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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The Hill - July 31, 2014, 07:46 pm: Emergency border bill stalls in Senate

"Senate Republicans blocked a $2.7 billion border spending bill Thursday in a 50-44 vote.

The Senate voted against waiving a budget point of order on the measure, which would have provided funding for authorities to handle a wave of child immigrants crossing the border.

Sens. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) voted against the bill. Every Republican voted against proceeding. Landrieu faces a tough reelection in November.

Democrats decried Republicans for not allowing the bill to pass, while Republicans slammed Democrats for not allowing them to offer amendments.

“We’re no longer the greatest deliberative body, we’re the greatest delaying body in the world,” Senate Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) said. “We’re facing a really serious problem in our country. … Certainly we can deal with 60,000 children.”

“I say shame on you for failing to let senators from the states most affected to offer amendments,” Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said ahead of the vote. “Not a single one.”

The House may still approve legislation on Friday responding to the border, but Congress is not going to send legislation to President Obama's desk despite his request for a $3.7 billion bill.

The Senate border bill included $615 million in emergency funding to combat wildfires in the west and $225 million for Israel’s Iron Dome rocket defense system, bringing the total cost of the legislation to more than $3.57 billion.

Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) then tried to pass emergency funding bills just for wildfires and the Iron Dome through unanimous consent, but Republicans still objected.

Republicans wanted to offer immigration reform amendments to the bill, including amending a 2008 human trafficking law to make it easier to deport Central American children crossing the border."

6 posted on 08/01/2014 2:12:26 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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Red State - August 1st, 2014 at 04:30 AM Boehner Has Time to Salvage a Ridiculous Farce Descended to Stupidity "House Republican leaders had a closed door meeting with their conference late yesterday where they blasted Senator Ted Cruz for obstructing their plans to hand more than $600 million of your tax dollars to the man they’re also suing for not doing his job, Barack Obama. As an aside, Senator Jeff Sessions deserves a great deal of praise, along with Senator Cruz, for his actions related to fixing this mess.

What House Republican leaders refused to do is stop the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (‘DACA’) executive action that President Obama took in 2012. In fact, they wanted to first fund the man they’re suing, then give House conservatives a vote Harry Reid could quickly dispatch.

But then that was the face all along. No matter what House Republicans did, Harry Reid was going to toss it. So instead of doing the right and publicly popular thing by shutting down DACA, the House GOP was going to give Barack Obama a pile of cash with no obligation or steps to secure the border. Then they’d watch Harry Reid stop that action too.

How stupid can these people be? If the President’s polling is at 65% unfavorable on the border situation and the Democrats have no intention of doing anything about, it should be an easy vote for the House GOP to show they’re the ones who took the steps to stop the mass migration across the border.

Instead, on Eric Cantor’s last day as leader, the whole of the leadership bollixed it up and embarrassed themselves. Harry Reid then concluded the business of the Senate.

The House has stayed and has one more opportunity to get this right. Conservatives concerned about the spending were willing to set those concerns aside if the House leaders would shut down DACA. Today, the House can get it right, shut down DACA, show they are serious, and let the public turn toward the Senate where the “closed” sign is lit up.

But let’s not forget the punchline to this. House Republican Leaders want to give more than $600 million to the same man they just voted for sue for the way he’s doing and not doing his job."

7 posted on 08/01/2014 2:20:46 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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Congress leaves Obama holding the burden of border children

"Both the House and Senate failed to pass their respective border bills Thursday, marking a last gasp of legislative futility before a five-week recess and leaving President Obama to grapple alone — with no increased money or powers — with the surge of illegal immigrant children.

The Senate Democrats’ bill fell on a procedural vote after senators from both parties balked at giving Mr. Obama money to house the children without changing the lax immigration policies that they say entice illegal immigrants to come to the U.S. in the first place......."

8 posted on 08/01/2014 2:27:39 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

“I’d like to teach the world to sing...in per-fect harmony”


9 posted on 08/01/2014 2:31:27 AM PDT by equaviator (There's nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

The Dems long ago (long ago meaning inside 0bama’s 2 terms) were given the script: They are either on or under the bus. They know what side of the bread is buttered for them. They are probably given elaborate talking points, whether specific or formulaic, to yak from. Until recently, the Reps reluctantly went along with it, knowing that the worst that could happen was that they would be 2nd party in power. Now it appears that the Reps are gaining confidence that the people, enough of them, are becoming increasingly intolerant of 0bamas’ shenanigans (hey I can hope, can’t I?)

So who knows. The Reps are right to preserve their chances at taking the Senate. Whether an outright impeachment effort would foil those chances, I suspect so but not for sure.

The Reps cannot seem to deliver a simple message: These illegals coming in are being sent in most cases to states where photo ID is not required. They need to make this connection that these illegals, while we may want to care for them and admit them, and thus probably should be given all kinds of rights-—these rights are coming out of the hides of genuine citizens. Maybe that message could penetrate the Rep buzz machine...if there IS such a machine. I tend to doubt it.


10 posted on 08/01/2014 2:32:25 AM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I was reminded of a time about 10 years ago, when someone started a new off season “pro” football league, called the “XFL”. It didn’t last but a season or two, and I don’t know where the players came from, but one guy wore a jersey with the name on the back that said “HE HATE ME”.

That is the joke this president is now. Wish I could find a picture of it.


11 posted on 08/01/2014 3:07:07 AM PDT by kevslisababy
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

But the MSM buys it, distributes it, markets it, and promotes it at every opportunity so the majority of American people “don’t know it”.


12 posted on 08/01/2014 3:12:24 AM PDT by ImNotLying
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To: Mark17

That’s a requirement for collaborators.


13 posted on 08/01/2014 3:13:29 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: kevslisababy
That was Rod Smart, when he played running back for the LV Outlaws in 2001.


14 posted on 08/01/2014 3:16:16 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: ImNotLying
But the MSM buys it, distributes it, markets it, and promotes it at every opportunity so the majority of American people “don’t know it”

I don't buy that. A majority knows this administration has been a disaster for the country and for the world. AND they know he's not changing course.

15 posted on 08/01/2014 3:20:30 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

“I don’t buy that. A majority knows this administration has been a disaster for the country and for the world. AND they know he’s not changing course. “

I sure wish I could agree with your assessment. However, in my world, small as it may be, I talk to a lot of people many of whom are professionals or so-called educated people. It amazes me when I ask them what they think about Lois Lerner, Eric Holder, Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, the immigration problem, etc.....they have no idea what I’m talking about. Depressing.


16 posted on 08/01/2014 3:34:47 AM PDT by ImNotLying
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

howdy Cincinatus’ Wife
Congress gets it because many will lose their jobs there as a result of blindly supporting this mooselimb jive ass punk cretin.


17 posted on 08/01/2014 3:38:03 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: ImNotLying

I get what you’re saying - and I agree.

They may not know the names but they KNOW things are falling apart.

This is why Obama is doing his road show - talking about how people are hating on him.

He’s trying to defect what HE (and his party) KNOW.

What we KNOW.

Now the opposition needs to GRAB hold of this and RUN to 2014 and 2016.


18 posted on 08/01/2014 3:52:53 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
The Congress knows it. Problem is, some are complicit and hope the Left wins so they can be indoctrinated as subordinate overlords. Some think it is wrong, but not so wrong that it can't be tweaked to make it "right". Others know it is wrong, but are more worried about the bad names that the Left will call them if they actually try to do anything. Then, there's folks like Lee/Cruz/Gowdy/Sessions that think the right thing should be done - they are a very small minority.
19 posted on 08/01/2014 3:54:15 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: Joe Boucher

Eric Cantor’s leadership farewell (and call for special election) yesterday (at the same time the phones melted down) emphasized it.

Howdy back.


20 posted on 08/01/2014 3:55:41 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

“World no Longer Buys Obama’s Snake Oil...”

But all liberals and most blacks are still drinking his Kool Aid.


21 posted on 08/01/2014 4:01:53 AM PDT by Lee'sGhost ("Just look at the flowers, Lizzie. Just look at the flowers.")
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To: Lee'sGhost

They would.


22 posted on 08/01/2014 4:04:50 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Lee'sGhost

23 posted on 08/01/2014 4:12:45 AM PDT by Liz (Another Clinton administration? Are you nuts?)
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Vote-crazed Obama's agit-prop is that he's the global savior, that the swarms at the border are "fleeing to the shelter of the US from violent drug cartels"

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REALITY CHECK At Tuesday's House hearing on immigration, CONG LOUIE GOHMERT (REP-TX) had this eye-opening exchange with the Obama appointee rubber-stamping illegals into the US:

GOHMERT: WRT drug cartels paid $6000 to "guide" the hordes over the border---"Would you, as a former prosecutor, call them criminals?" Gohmert nonchalantly asked Obama appointee, Leon Rodriguez--now heading a DHS agency.

The smirking Rodriguez stepped headlong into the trap as Cong Gohmert casually hoisted him on his own petard.....making the point that if the hordes were coming here to escape drug cartels, why is it they are consorting w/ the nasty criminals, and are paying the violent breed to accompany them over the border?

Definitely not the behavior of someone in mortal fear, "forced" to escape to the US for protection. More likely, the swarm is in collusion w/ the cartels. Better check those backpacks.


24 posted on 08/01/2014 4:18:20 AM PDT by Liz (Another Clinton administration? Are you nuts?)
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To: ImNotLying
Cincinnati Wife got it right in Post 16.
25 posted on 08/01/2014 4:29:28 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: ImNotLying
Cincinnati Wife got it right in Post 16.
26 posted on 08/01/2014 4:29:28 AM PDT by DaveA37
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“This is why Obama is doing his road show - talking about how people are hating on him.”.....

And by doing just that, odumbo is calling even more attention to his ineptness. Words cannot describe how much I despise that creep.


27 posted on 08/01/2014 4:32:25 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Liz

This open border will be overrun as people around the world flee the destruction wrought in 8 years of this administration - Obama couldn’t be happier.

This current flood is a good test of the breakdown and collapse that he and his administration want.


28 posted on 08/01/2014 4:32:53 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Obama :44 "We could do so much more if Congress would help out a little bit; stop being mad all the time; stop this hating all the time; come on; let's get some work done together.'

Spoken with his best ghetto dialect.

29 posted on 08/01/2014 4:41:04 AM PDT by SMM48
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Why are the swarms consorting w/ the nasty criminals, paying the violent breed to accompany them over the border?

Definitely not the behavior of someone in mortal fear, "forced" to escape to the US for protection. More likely, the swarm is in collusion w/ the cartels.

Better check those backpacks.

30 posted on 08/01/2014 4:43:39 AM PDT by Liz (Another Clinton administration? Are you nuts?)
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To: Lee'sGhost
But all liberals and most blacks are still drinking his Kool Aid.

He's losing the Blacks, particularly the well to do ones. I liken it to the way Jimmy Carter lost Catholics like my wife. Deep down conservatives but were voting Dem because JFK was Catholic.

31 posted on 08/01/2014 4:45:56 AM PDT by old and tired
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Said in his best Texas drawl, Gov Rick Perry shames this Congress and this administration. How dare they take their summer vacations in the midst of our border being overrun.

How dare they!

“It’s beyond belief that Congress is abandoning its post while our border crisis continues to create humanitarian suffering, and criminal aliens still represent a clear threat to our citizens and our nation. While Texas has taken what steps it can to mitigate the damage caused by a porous border, Congress and the President have a duty to address our border security issues without further delay. Congress should not go into recess until the job is completed.”

http://governor.state.tx.us/news/press-release/19992/


32 posted on 08/01/2014 4:46:34 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Perry is absolutely right.


33 posted on 08/01/2014 4:47:58 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Obliging audience = Jay walkers


34 posted on 08/01/2014 4:49:51 AM PDT by Vaduz
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Is it possible that the Congress sees it too?

CONgre$$ ? Of course they see it. They're part of it. Faux opposition advances the meme, the duopoly, the plunder. More money for our games, debt peons. We need more money for the agencies/problems we created. We can fix anything. Just sacrifice future generations to debt service, while we live large, retire larger and keep you in check…sheep.

--That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.

35 posted on 08/01/2014 5:34:59 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: Olog-hai

Thank you!


36 posted on 08/01/2014 5:39:04 AM PDT by kevslisababy
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To: PGalt
CONgre$$ ? Of course they see it. They're part of it. Faux opposition advances the meme, the duopoly, the plunder. More money for our games, debt peons......

They also witnessed Eric Cantor's stunning fall and his departure speech yesterday.

37 posted on 08/01/2014 6:15:08 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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http://www.c-span.org/video/?c4505454/outgoing-majority-leader-eric-cantors-farewell-address-house

(and Hoyer’s comments afterwards)

Ballot box BUMP!


38 posted on 08/01/2014 8:54:18 AM PDT by PGalt
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