Skip to comments.Barack Obama’s ideology produces pain for the American people
Posted on 05/10/2011 6:22:17 AM PDT by James H. Shott
As President, Barack Obama has shown the occasional capacity to recognize good policies when he sees them.
As a candidate for president, Mr. Obama continuously condemned George W. Bush for the Guantanamo Bay enemy combatant facility, for enhanced interrogation techniques, rendition, black site interrogation facilities, virtually everything else the nation was doing in the War on Terror, and also for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. That technique played well with voters and helped him win the election.
But as president he learned that things look different from inside the Oval Office than from outside on the campaign trail, and he used and benefitted from those same anti-terrorism policies he so bitterly criticized in finding and disposing of Osama bin Laden.
Post the whole thing here.
He hasn’t learned near enough.
He damned sure hasn’t learned that we cannot live off a credit card and continue raising our limit on it.
Well, he doesn't care. He doesn't get the monthly bill.
What seems to have prevented you posting the entire content here?
I’m betting a whole lot of Obama’s team retires.
obama and the dims do not care about America... IT IS NOT THEIR MONEY.
What seems to be your problem with following a link?
I have a problem with folks using Free Republic as an advertising platform for their "writing".
Do you imagine your MySpace blog or whatever it is gets more page views than Free Republic?
If you have a message to impart, this would be the wider audience.
Or is it just "hits" that you are after, and the message be damned?
The message is the message, anywhere and everywhere it is posted.
Your obsession with complete posts is at odds with stated policies of Free Republic, which has posted that it sees itself in part as a gateway, and enjoys that position.
Now, take a deep breath, and relax.
Believe it or not, once upon a time vanities were frowned upon by our participants. FRs original format was established to not only fight for liberty and against government abuse/corruption, etc, but to criticize the liberally biased mainstream media. Therefore our original format was to post from valid NEWS sources and government reports, etc, and to tear them down where deserved. Vanity posters were shunned (unless they were very good).
Then a few years ago the blogger craze started. At first, most of them were treated simply as vanities and were pulled or zotted on sight. Eventually some were accepted as valid material on FR. And soon the blogger wars commenced. To allow blogs or not to allow blogs was the question. Cant go blanket either way. Like it or not, some blogs are better than most others.
So, long story short, we created a special forum for blog posts. This was in lieu of simply deleting all blog posts. The theory was that as long as they were posted in the bloggers forum, those who didnt wish to read them could simply click on the news forum and they wouldnt see them. But, of course, as some blogs are definitely better than most others and some are much better than your typical mainstream news sources, we soon allowed certain blogs to be posted regularly to the news section.
This all worked more or less to a certain degree without too much friction until the non-commenting, short-excerpting, long-complaining blog pimp was born.
I have no complaint if a good conservative blogger posts his own material to FR, not as an excerpt to drive hits and discussion back to his blog, but rather to impart useful information to OUR readers and to promote and join in on the discussion and conservative activism HERE on FR.
If a blogger cant or refuses do that, and if he constantly complains or fights with our participants over it, then Id just as soon he doesnt post here. Its not my job to make his content or his presentation or cooperation acceptable to our readers. Thats his job. And if he cannot do it or refuses to do it and continues posting brief excerpts only and obviously attempting to draw away our participants while loudly complaining about it, then I have no sympathy for his complaints and the more apt I am to ban his account and blog.
Furthermore, Im not big on rules. You wont see me posting rules for bloggers. The rules for bloggers on FR are the same as the rules for everyone else. If you are a good conservative activist and are willing to work with US on OUR goals and causes and not against US, then youre welcome to post to FR. But unless we say otherwise your blog material should be posted to our bloggers forum and it would be best if you do not excerpt your own material and if you would actually join in on the discussion here on FR. Were not really that interested in driving OUR traffic to YOUR blog. But if our readers see that you post useful information then they might start reading your site and thats fine by me.
552 posted on Tuesday, December 07, 2010 4:06:19 PM by Jim Robinson
First time I’ve seen that one, and it’s nearly 180 degrees from the one I saw (which I will now try to locate).
1. If FR doesn’t want me to post on its site, all it has to do is say so. Don’t want to be where I’m not wanted.
2. Follow the link. You might find some things you like.
Barack Obamas ideology,let’s try this no this no this....
Screw your MySpace page. How about that? I don't want your ads and tracking crap on my PC from clicking on a crap ass link.
If you have something to say, say it here. You do not deserve a single hit driving traffic from FR.
You sound like a typical liberal.
Any of you complainers ever wonder why FR has a check box for EXCERPTS?
No, you probably didn’t.
Actually, I know ~exactly~ why the excerpt box is there.
You obviously don’t.
You think this is our first rodeo n00bie?
The excerpt box is not for MySpacers to add a teaser for blog hits. There is an excerpts list and if you had been here for more than five minutes you would know that and wouldn’t be asking stupid questions.
The more of an ass you make of yourself the fewer FReepers will click on your MySpace page. You can bet your n0bbie pin on that. Also calling long time conservative posters “liberal” just makes you look like a bigger douche bag.
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