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Question of the day; Did ANYONE think in Jan 2009 that HE(it) would be THIS BAD?
09 June 2014 | US Navy Vet

Posted on 06/09/2014 10:20:49 AM PDT by US Navy Vet

I didn't.


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1 posted on 06/09/2014 10:20:49 AM PDT by US Navy Vet
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To: US Navy Vet

I DID.


2 posted on 06/09/2014 10:21:33 AM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: US Navy Vet

Yes.


3 posted on 06/09/2014 10:21:37 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: US Navy Vet

Yes. I didn’t just think so.

I knew.


4 posted on 06/09/2014 10:22:17 AM PDT by sauropod (Fat Bottomed Girl: "What difference, at this point, does it make?")
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To: US Navy Vet

Yup.


5 posted on 06/09/2014 10:22:30 AM PDT by Former Proud Canadian
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To: US Navy Vet

I had no doubt that he would be this bad. You haven’t seen anything yet; unfortunately, I’m very serious.


6 posted on 06/09/2014 10:22:46 AM PDT by veracious
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To: US Navy Vet

I thought Obama would be inept, divisive, and borderline treasonous. So, no, I had no idea just how terrible he would be.


7 posted on 06/09/2014 10:23:09 AM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: US Navy Vet

Well I had the feeling he would when his association with terrorists like Ayers became known and it became painfully obvious that what we had here was a blatant enemy of the US as POTUS which for some reason still hasn’t gotten through the thick skulls of the RINO party.


8 posted on 06/09/2014 10:23:26 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: US Navy Vet

Yes, as soon as the election results were known or maybe even when Obemba announced that he was going go run.


9 posted on 06/09/2014 10:23:47 AM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (Why does every political hack think that he knows how to run my life better than I do?)
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To: US Navy Vet

Well, maybe next election, everybody will vote instead of staying home because THEIR guy wasn’t running.


10 posted on 06/09/2014 10:23:52 AM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Learn To Search. Ask Me How.)
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To: US Navy Vet

Yes. I did. I dubbed him “The Lyin’ King” and was kicked off a GOP website for disparaging the President.

Hence my screen name.

FR gave me a home.


11 posted on 06/09/2014 10:24:05 AM PDT by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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To: US Navy Vet

Yep. In Summer of 2008 I went to the democrat and republican booths of fairs and city “[fill in the blank] days” events and said something like, “Do you know what other politicians promised hope and change generically? Lennin and Hitler.

I believed it so strongly that as a 45 year resident of Seattle I bought a 12 acre farm in central KY two weeks before the election. I moved there in 2011 and expanded it to 32 acres.

I do not believe the US, remotely resembling itself in history, will survive the Obama presidency.


12 posted on 06/09/2014 10:24:41 AM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: US Navy Vet

I did enough research and prayed enough about it before he was elected to know he would be this bad. Actually, it’s only going to get worse from here. You haven’t see who he REALLY is yet, but soon you will, and it ain’t gonna be pretty.


13 posted on 06/09/2014 10:24:48 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: veracious

Roger that. We aint seen the worst.


14 posted on 06/09/2014 10:24:49 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: US Navy Vet
Most undoubality
15 posted on 06/09/2014 10:24:55 AM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....' Nuff said!)
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To: US Navy Vet

The swiftness of the destruction that he has wrought is breathtaking. I sm truly embarrassed the Dems were able to get him another 4 years. Now he can complete his mission.


16 posted on 06/09/2014 10:25:04 AM PDT by originalbuckeye (Moderation in temper is always a virtue; moderation in principle is always a vice. Paine)
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To: US Navy Vet

Only liberals didn’t see this coming.


17 posted on 06/09/2014 10:25:18 AM PDT by CodeToad (Arm Up! They Are!)
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To: US Navy Vet
The surprise for me was when he was reelected. I thought there was no way he wouldn't be one-and-done. I didn't misjudge the Kenyan, but I misjudged the electorate. That's the part that was worse than I thought.

18 posted on 06/09/2014 10:26:07 AM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: US Navy Vet

I thought he WAS this bad, but didn’t think he could get away with it.


19 posted on 06/09/2014 10:26:37 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: US Navy Vet

Yes.

I read Dreams From My Father when Hillary was still the presumptive Dem nominee. It was obvious this guy didn’t understand what America was about and would be a Statist through and through.


20 posted on 06/09/2014 10:26:46 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: US Navy Vet

Yes....but no.

First, yes, I (we) knew who Obama was and what his worldview and vision were. I don’t think we realized we’d see actions actually happen like we’ve seen recently...purely evil acts like sending Taliban leaders back into the field and busing truckloads of children into our country to dump them here to manipulate for political gain.

I also thought we had dodged the worst of it by mid 2010...Obamacare was passed and Dodd/Frank, but we also saw public opinion swing strongly in our direction on a variety of issues...the AZ immigration bill, etc. We were winning the arguments and chipped away at their governing super majority and then took the House. I thought the country was shifting back to sanity and that he’d be flushed from office. I thought we mitigated the damage...only to see things flip drastically a different way since 2011.


21 posted on 06/09/2014 10:27:01 AM PDT by ilgipper
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To: US Navy Vet

Knowing his campus radical community organizing history, absolutely.


22 posted on 06/09/2014 10:27:28 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
If the GOP runs another pro-abortion, anti-gun, socialized medicine, pro-amnesty, big government candidate, you can count on 8 years of Hillary.

Because people won't vote for the liberal republican anymore.

/johnny

23 posted on 06/09/2014 10:28:06 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: US Navy Vet

I’m not surprised. And while what we know about is bad enough, I fear what we don’t yet know.


24 posted on 06/09/2014 10:28:11 AM PDT by fullchroma (iCitizen)
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To: US Navy Vet

Yes —

and those ridiculed as “Birthers” were way ahead of the curve.


25 posted on 06/09/2014 10:28:30 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: US Navy Vet

Yes and it is one of the main reasons I harp on the GOP/Rino/Lesser evil thing.

When you put a man with no principle, a situational ethicist, into power, they adapt every situation to meet their desire. They do not feel constrained by anything. Not the people who elected then, not tradition, not rules or laws.

Obama is a classic narcissist. Words mean things. Actions mean things. Taken together, it shows just how destructive making excuses/rationalizing can be. Never expect someone to be something their actions scream they aren’t.

Whether the person is a Dem or a Pub.


26 posted on 06/09/2014 10:28:47 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

So sick of reading that. That’s not what happened. Blame the people who. Oted for BO orthe people who keep nominated liberal GOP.


27 posted on 06/09/2014 10:28:56 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: originalbuckeye

His islamist mission. There are jihadi camps all over America.


28 posted on 06/09/2014 10:29:19 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: Genoa

There was a lot of fraud. The exact amount/impact has never been quantified.


29 posted on 06/09/2014 10:29:23 AM PDT by Fantasywriter (Any attempt to do forensic work using Internet artifacts is fraught with pitfalls. JoeProbono)
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To: US Navy Vet
I grew up in Chicago. I KNEW his assumption of the Throne would be catastrophic.

He HAS to destroy the Constitutional handover of power, or face the gallows when the truth of his corruption is exposed.

30 posted on 06/09/2014 10:29:23 AM PDT by jonascord (Laeti vescimur nos subacturis)
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To: US Navy Vet

He’s nowhere near as bad as I thought he’d be ( the country is still here and the mass arrests haven’t started yet). But give him time... he may yet meet my expectations)


31 posted on 06/09/2014 10:30:20 AM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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“I thought he WAS this bad, but didn’t think he could get away with it.”

Why did you think that? It was the criminals in the Electoral College who elected him ultimately. They could have challenged his citizenship, COLB, and the other problems, but they did not. They all know he’s a fake and they let him skate right into office.


32 posted on 06/09/2014 10:30:23 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: US Navy Vet

Obama’s hate for this country runs deeper than Nidal Malik Hasan’s or Mohamed Atta’s and has nothing to do with his being Black and White. “Race” is just a pretext to rile up the crowds as it was when Alger Hiss was doing his thing.


33 posted on 06/09/2014 10:30:50 AM PDT by BilLies (sharyl attkisson is alive and well HOORAY!!!!!)
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To: US Navy Vet
Absolutely. Here is the video that really concerned me back then, and still does today. Click here
34 posted on 06/09/2014 10:30:51 AM PDT by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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To: US Navy Vet

Yes I believed he would be this bad. I knew he is pure evil. What amazes me still is the sheer stubbornness and stupidity of his supporters. How can these people remain so blind?


35 posted on 06/09/2014 10:31:04 AM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: US Navy Vet
As bad, but absent accountability he became a Tyrant.

[Found in a radioactive weaponized microbe desert
comprising what was once known as the USA]

We first heard of an undocumented man named Obama,
Who denied all the confusion with a Kenyan and Osama;
At every turn, the man worked to have America defeated,
He weaponized the Enemy, to have Americans deleted,
Laughed he, “Congress helped me give'm MANPADs to kill ya”
.”

36 posted on 06/09/2014 10:31:05 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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Obama doesn’t care what anyone thinks or who he hurts, including Democrats. We’ll see how far the Rats allow him to hurt them.

Obama is in for a bad ending.


37 posted on 06/09/2014 10:32:13 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: US Navy Vet

He had hubris. I truly believe he has mental stability issues now. But if he stepped down Joe Biden would be president. We’re screwed either way.


38 posted on 06/09/2014 10:32:55 AM PDT by McGruff (What if I told you your leaders were lying to you?)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

There were only Leftists (Dem and Pub-E) on the ballot. Which one do you think should I have voted for? The Leftist or the Leftist?


39 posted on 06/09/2014 10:33:11 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: US Navy Vet

I knew that it would be bad, but didn’t know from hat angle. Take it to the bank, we haven’t seen anything yet!


40 posted on 06/09/2014 10:34:27 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek
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To: US Navy Vet
It is doing exactly what I thought he would try to do.

I am a little surprised that there hasn't been more push back.

It is about to get a LOT worse...if GOPe stays in leadership, IMO.

41 posted on 06/09/2014 10:34:28 AM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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I’d gladly take two years of Biden. It’s that bad.


42 posted on 06/09/2014 10:35:18 AM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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I’ll say it.

Why do people fear that more than Obama? Why? I want someone to show me how a moron is more dangerous than a man with a plan.

Not to attack you personally, so please don’t take it that way. But I want someone to explain in detail how Biden is worse than Zero.


43 posted on 06/09/2014 10:35:33 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: US Navy Vet
Did ANYONE think in Jan 2009 that HE(it) would be THIS BAD?

Definition is everything and opinions are infinite. As for me, I thought that this very liberal, race-oriented, community organizer with no executive experience, Chicago trained, legalistic academic from the Ivy League was only there because the MSM was in love, the country was suffering from war fatigue, the housing bubble had burst with exceeding fallout and the GOP thought John McCain was a candidate.

So in 2009 I thought he would be a very bad single term president. "This bad" required 2012 to make it so!

And yes, I have moderated my wording for a civilized audience!

44 posted on 06/09/2014 10:36:29 AM PDT by SES1066 (Quality, Speed or Economical - Any 2 of 3 except in government - 1 at best but never #3!)
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To: US Navy Vet

Omeba’s just getting warmed up. The MSM and Progs will back him all the way. Even after tens of thousands are nuked by Iran on our own shores, and Tel Aviv goes up in a mushroom cloud. It’s coming.


45 posted on 06/09/2014 10:36:46 AM PDT by JT Hatter (Who is Barack Obama? And What is He Really Up To?)
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To: Red Badger

Yup.


46 posted on 06/09/2014 10:36:52 AM PDT by Salamander (He ain't heavy, he's my Boa.)
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To: US Navy Vet
I guess I didn't take into account the depth of treachery (and treason) that would make up the Media. Yes, I have known for some 20 years (I'm a slow learner) that the Media was just an arm of the Democrat/Socialist party -- but I had no idea that they would continue to prop up someone with the level of incompetence displayed by Obama. He promotes racial division, attacks our allies, supports our enemies, fosters anarchy (Libya, Syria, Egypt, etc), hates our Military (with a ROE policy that was designed to put our troops in constant danger), etc. The Media cheers him on. I guess I knew that they were an atheistic lot -- so I shouldn't have been surprised.
Sure, Obama is bad -- but what we call the Media in this Country is worse than the dog crap that I have to scrape off the bottom of my shoes.
47 posted on 06/09/2014 10:37:48 AM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: US Navy Vet

Yes, but it’s more important for us to know that it (HE) is going to get much worse.


48 posted on 06/09/2014 10:38:00 AM PDT by chris37 (heartless)
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To: Pharmboy

Yes I thought he was this bad,and actually Im surprised he hasnt done worse.


49 posted on 06/09/2014 10:38:34 AM PDT by Craftmore
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To: BilLies

I think Dinesh D’Souza is most correct in terms of quantifying the roots of Obama’s Rage against the United States...


50 posted on 06/09/2014 10:39:23 AM PDT by GraceG
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