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Analysis: Obama moving to center on some issues
AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/19/09 | Tom Raum - ap

Posted on 05/19/2009 1:00:11 PM PDT by NormsRevenge

WASHINGTON – On both economic and national-security fronts, President Barack Obama is giving ground and crossing swords with political allies.

Caught in the worst economic downturn in generations, Obama has had to temper his stance on trade and lower his expectations for trimming charitable tax breaks for the wealthy and for taxing greenhouse-gas polluters.

He's not the first president to be pulled toward the political center after being elected. But the recession and two wars abroad put him in a particularly tough spot — with smaller margins for error.

With the deficit mushrooming, lawmakers in both parties are worrying more and more about rivers of government red ink. ..

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: americanpravda; analysis; apbias; asspress; bs; buttociatedpress; center; centermyeye; centeroffarleft; centerofwhat; centristmarxist; issues; movingamericaleft; obama; pravdamedia; rinoextremists

1 posted on 05/19/2009 1:00:11 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
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To: NormsRevenge

Horsepuckey


2 posted on 05/19/2009 1:01:41 PM PDT by dartuser ("If you torture the data long enough, it will confess, even to crimes it did not commit")
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To: NormsRevenge

Would this mean Obambi is now a DINO!


3 posted on 05/19/2009 1:01:57 PM PDT by US Navy Vet
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To: NormsRevenge

Analysis: AP is full of horse manure


4 posted on 05/19/2009 1:02:06 PM PDT by perfect_rovian_storm (The worst is behind us. Unfortunately it is really well endowed.)
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To: NormsRevenge

They can all crash and burn together. The media is deserving of all the problems they are having now. More karma to follow for their Precious.


5 posted on 05/19/2009 1:02:58 PM PDT by bushfamfan (United States of America: July 4, 1776-November 4, 2008)
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To: NormsRevenge

Headline should be:

“Please buy into this crap...”


6 posted on 05/19/2009 1:03:57 PM PDT by Winstons Julia
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To: NormsRevenge

Yeah, and if my grandmother had wheels she’d be a wagon.


7 posted on 05/19/2009 1:04:27 PM PDT by Prospero (non est ad astra mollis e terris via)
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To: NormsRevenge

A more correct headline would be:

“Analysis: Obama moving from extreme left to far left on some issues”


8 posted on 05/19/2009 1:04:54 PM PDT by skyman
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To: NormsRevenge
Nationalizing banks -- mainstream
Nationalizing car companies -- centrist
Killing infants born alive -- everybody does it
Cozying up with Islamic terrorists -- this is what Middle America has been asking for.

Have I got this right?

9 posted on 05/19/2009 1:05:05 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (We are a ruled people, serfs to the Federal Oligarchy -- and the Tree of Liberty thirsts)
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To: NormsRevenge
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10 posted on 05/19/2009 1:05:14 PM PDT by b4its2late (There is always one more imbecile than you counted on.)
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To: NormsRevenge

A more correct headline would be:

“Analysis: Obama moving from extreme left to far left on some issues”


11 posted on 05/19/2009 1:05:30 PM PDT by skyman
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To: NormsRevenge
Obama moving to center

I have no doubt this is accurate.

Somewhere between Stalin and Mao.

12 posted on 05/19/2009 1:06:12 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (America's Independent Party - 'partisans only for the truth' - www.AIPNEWS.com)
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To: NormsRevenge

Falling for Hussein’s deceptions.


13 posted on 05/19/2009 1:08:56 PM PDT by Sig Sauer P220 (The great object is that every man be armed. - Patrick Henry)
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To: NormsRevenge

I have noticed some rather strange decisions of Obama’s, as of late. I still don’t think they reveal him moving to the right. I think the guy is in over his head, and he’s having to back down on some of his more zani plans.

We shall see in time, but I’m withholding some judgments of this guy.

Now this, “’Afghanistan’ could well be Obama’s Vietnam, eventually,” said James Thurber, a political scientist at American University. You name it when it comes to military action, and it’s the next Vietnam to just about every University Professor.

The first Gulf War.
The current Iraq portion of the War on Terrorism.
Our actions in Afghanistan.

When are these loons going to update their play book?


14 posted on 05/19/2009 1:09:35 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Obama is mentally a child of ten. Just remember that when he makes statements and issues policy.)
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To: NormsRevenge

This article is a whole lot of BS - Barbra Streisand!

ObaMAO, centrist? Somebody is smoking funny weeds at AP, but that is nothing new!


15 posted on 05/19/2009 1:10:54 PM PDT by VRWCRick
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To: NormsRevenge
President Barack Obama is giving ground and crossing swords with political allies.

So he's dicking around, eh?

16 posted on 05/19/2009 1:11:03 PM PDT by Force of Truth (Sarah Palin in 2012!!!!!! WOOOHOOOOO!!!!!!!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Yeah centrist marxist...

the bastage.


17 posted on 05/19/2009 1:11:13 PM PDT by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: NormsRevenge

Buttociated Press serving up more American Pravda.

Maybe if your vantage point starts at Left and you see RINO Republicans as “Extreme right wing”, then the political football is moved Left (witness the 1968 New Democrats who now run the Party and the Media).


18 posted on 05/19/2009 1:11:34 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (If you like the Dept. of Motor Vehicles, the IRS, and the Post Office, you'll love govt Health Care)
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To: NormsRevenge

Ain’t buying the propaganda. What I hear is , “I know we disagree about my agenda, but ‘I won’.”
Brack Alabama, you ain’t seen nothing yet!


19 posted on 05/19/2009 1:12:35 PM PDT by griswold3 (a good story is more compelling than the search for truth)
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To: NormsRevenge
The crAP propping up their Savior.
20 posted on 05/19/2009 1:14:31 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Obama has raised gas prices 40%. Thank you Obamination!)
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To: NormsRevenge

“Obama moving to center on some issues”

I somehow find it extremely challenging to picture Obama in the ‘center’ of the political spectrum.

Obama makes Hillary Clinton, by comparison, seem conservative!

STE=Q


21 posted on 05/19/2009 1:15:07 PM PDT by STE=Q
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To: NormsRevenge

Talking equally out of both sides of your mouth is not the same thing as moving toward the center.


22 posted on 05/19/2009 1:15:20 PM PDT by rightwingcrazy
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To: EternalVigilance

I was thinking a cross between Castro & HO Chi Ming,but I can see your point to.


23 posted on 05/19/2009 1:15:36 PM PDT by Canes101
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To: ClearCase_guy
Have I got this right?

Nailed it. Obama is centrist only in the sense that he is midway between Hitler's national socialism and Stalin's soviet socialism. He's anti-American, anti-capitalist, and in every way in the center of what our media loves.

24 posted on 05/19/2009 1:16:23 PM PDT by TurtleUp (So this is how liberty dies - to thunderous applause!)
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To: NormsRevenge

what a joke

what this is article is saying is that using common sense is moving to the center

not taxing charitable donations is moving to the center? my ass


25 posted on 05/19/2009 1:17:05 PM PDT by GreatDaggar
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To: NormsRevenge

A) He wants to get reelected and also not have his party get crushed in the mid-terms

B) He cannot get all of the leftist votes he needs so he is willing to move on some issues

a pragmatic politician

which also means an unprincipled whore


26 posted on 05/19/2009 1:17:13 PM PDT by misterrob (A society that burdens future generations with debt can not be considered moral or just)
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To: rightwingcrazy

Ha, I’m going to remember that one.


27 posted on 05/19/2009 1:21:46 PM PDT by mrsmel (Put the Gitmo terrorists near Capitol Hill.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Because Zero is getting better advice from Dick Cheney than Gaffe-o-matic Biden.


28 posted on 05/19/2009 1:30:13 PM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is the 4th of July, democrats believe every day is April 15)
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To: NormsRevenge

It was rumoured this would be a ploy used in the near future.


29 posted on 05/19/2009 1:32:45 PM PDT by dforest
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To: perfect_rovian_storm
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30 posted on 05/19/2009 1:34:34 PM PDT by odin2008 (Everything in the universe is subject to change.)
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To: NormsRevenge; SpinnerWebb
Obama moving to center on some issues

Kinda like a turd rotates to the center of the bowl after the flush handle has been pulled.

31 posted on 05/19/2009 1:47:36 PM PDT by tx_eggman (Clinton was our first black President ... Obama is our first French President.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Is this a joke?


32 posted on 05/19/2009 2:00:02 PM PDT by Faith
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To: NormsRevenge

crAP.


33 posted on 05/19/2009 3:27:43 PM PDT by WOSG (Why is Obama trying to bankrupt America with $16 trillion in spending over the next 4 years?)
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To: NormsRevenge

Wanna bet?


34 posted on 05/19/2009 6:56:09 PM PDT by tillacum
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To: tx_eggman
Kinda like a turd rotates to the center of the bowl after the flush handle has been pulled.

Not so much for an "Upper Deck" though...
35 posted on 05/20/2009 10:26:12 AM PDT by SpinnerWebb (mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves)
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