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How Jim DeMint did Obama a favor (Huh? Alert)
Christian Science Monitor ^ | July 21, 2009 | By Linda Feldmann-Wanker

Posted on 07/21/2009 3:35:45 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

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To: Buckeye Battle Cry
I’m always suspicious of articles written by women with hyphenated names.

As a woman, I feel the same way.

21 posted on 07/21/2009 4:03:11 PM PDT by Faith
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To: jveritas

I also like her logic, if we go along quietly, we lose. If we resist him, we are just doing Obama a “favor”. Interesting,,


22 posted on 07/21/2009 4:05:12 PM PDT by DesertRhino (Dogs earn the title of "man's best friend", Muslims hate dogs,,add that up.)
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To: jveritas
Obama’s Party has complete control of congress. The news media is 110% behind him and will try to put down anyone who does not praise his name and he is having trouble pushing his health bill through. Hey, Obama, your health bill sucks and the majority of us know it. Your a fake and people are waking up out of their stupor.
23 posted on 07/21/2009 4:09:02 PM PDT by kempo
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

It’s about Obama and it’s about deathcare.


24 posted on 07/21/2009 4:17:25 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

BWAAHAHAHAHA! They have the majority to pass this. The GOP can’t obstruct anything.

This isn’t passing cuz the American people are pissed and the internal polls show that.


25 posted on 07/21/2009 4:28:32 PM PDT by Free Vulcan (No prisoners. No mercy. 2010 awaits.....)
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To: Free Vulcan

Doesn’t matter if he tries to make it personal. people still don’t like the details coming out of this train wreck healthcare bill. I also think that part of his ratings freefall is , people are starting to not like Obama the man , not just his socialism.


26 posted on 07/21/2009 4:34:26 PM PDT by RED SOUTH
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Another dumb comment from Jim Dummint. Ultimately, this skirmish will not win or lose the debate, but it is another unnecessary distraction.
27 posted on 07/21/2009 4:45:13 PM PDT by muleskinner ("You know the Germans always make good stuff')
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To: muleskinner

I think DeMint is baiting him.

If you’ve seen the movie ‘300’, there’s an apt line in there about Xerxes - his hubris makes him easily taunted and baited.

No different here.


28 posted on 07/21/2009 4:50:15 PM PDT by Free Vulcan (No prisoners. No mercy. 2010 awaits.....)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

As 0bama’s polling numbers continue to tank, I would think no one did him any favors.


29 posted on 07/21/2009 4:56:52 PM PDT by TommyDale (Independent - I already left the GOP because they were too liberal)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

It was a dumb thing for DeMint to say.
It can only serve to rally Democrats behind Obamunism on a party-line basis.


30 posted on 07/21/2009 4:59:39 PM PDT by devere (.)
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To: kempo

Exactly correct.


31 posted on 07/21/2009 5:06:40 PM PDT by jveritas (God Bless our brave troops)
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To: devere

Telling the truth now days in the Republican camp is a dumb thing to do? I don’t think so. The reason the Republicans got their ass handed to them the last election is because they were afraid to speak anything other than politically correct statements.


32 posted on 07/21/2009 5:07:37 PM PDT by kempo
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To: devere
No it will not. Many blue dogs democrat in conservative district are not going to be rallying for Obama playing the victim role when they know he is destroying the country with his socialism.
33 posted on 07/21/2009 5:09:52 PM PDT by jveritas (God Bless our brave troops)
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To: kempo

I was amazed to see NBC News tonight use the terms “bully pulpit” “angle” and “populist rhetoric” when describing Bambi’s attempts to get ObamaCare done. They stopped short of calling him a snake oil salesman - either hell has frozen over, or somebody slipped something into Chuck Todd’s food. I was encouraged, at least for a few seconds.


34 posted on 07/21/2009 5:23:41 PM PDT by GnuHere
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“Telling the truth now days in the Republican camp is a dumb thing to do?”

What Demint did is tell the Democratic majority Congress that if Obama loses on health care he is finished on everything. How exactly does that help us win? It’s just like taunting the opposing sports team on the eve of the big game. Sorry, but DeMint said something stupid.


35 posted on 07/21/2009 5:27:34 PM PDT by devere (.)
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To: devere

There’s a reason that Vito Corleone told Sonny:

“Never let anyone outside the family know what you are thinking.”


36 posted on 07/21/2009 5:54:03 PM PDT by Carlucci
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I like the graphic, but if I could do Photoshop I would make it one of those tiny pinkie bandages (not nearly) covering a huge scrape...


37 posted on 07/21/2009 6:30:44 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
The senator said healthcare would be Obama's 'Waterloo' – if Obama lost, it would break him.

In one way I can understand the comparison. Looking at it another way - Napoleon was a great leader.....Obama doesn't even come close.

38 posted on 07/22/2009 5:50:32 AM PDT by Retired COB (Still mad about Campaign Finance Reform)
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In one way I can understand the comparison. Looking at it another way - Napoleon was a great leader.....Obama doesn't even come close.

Napoleon sucked, too. And he was in a tailspin way before Waterloo; his army was never the same after the Russian adventure.

39 posted on 07/23/2009 1:49:43 PM PDT by Dick Holmes
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