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Obama's Frightening Insensitivity Following Shooting
NBCChicago.com ^ | 11/6/20009 | Robert A. George

Posted on 11/07/2009 12:22:33 PM PST by GVnana

Obama's Frightening Insensitivity Following Shooting

A bad week for Democrats compounded by an awful moment for Barack Obama.

President Obama didn't wait long after Tuesday's devastating elections to give critics another reason to question his leadership, but this time the subject matter was more grim than a pair of governorships.


Photo CBS News via Drudgereport.

After news broke out of the shooting at the Fort Hood Army post in Texas, the nation watched in horror as the toll of dead and injured climbed. The White House was notified immediately and by late afternoon, word went out that the president would speak about the incident prior to a previously scheduled appearance. At about 5 p.m., cable stations went to the president. The situation called for not only his trademark eloquence, but also grace and perspective.

But instead of a somber chief executive offering reassuring words and expressions of sympathy and compassion, viewers saw a wildly disconnected and inappropriately light president making introductory remarks. At the event, a Tribal Nations Conference hosted by the Department of Interior's Bureau of Indian affairs, the president thanked various staffers and offered a "shout-out" to "Dr. Joe Medicine Crow -- that Congressional Medal of Honor winner." Three minutes in, the president spoke about the shooting, in measured and appropriate terms. Who is advising him?

Anyone at home aware of the major news story of the previous hours had to have been stunned.

(Excerpt) Read more at nbcchicago.com ...


TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bho44; cicobama; nidalmalikhasan
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Get it through your heads, people. He doesn't give a damn.
1 posted on 11/07/2009 12:22:33 PM PST by GVnana
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To: GVnana

He’s a POS. He doesn’t even know the difference between a Congressional of Honor and a Presidential Medal of Freedom. He opened his “statement” with a bunch of crap about some Indian health care conference. Apparently his commie advisors are as clueless as he is.


2 posted on 11/07/2009 12:26:26 PM PST by ozzymandus
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To: GVnana
...the president thanked various staffers and offered a "shout-out" to "Dr. Joe Medicine Crow -- that Congressional Medal of Honor winner."...

The dumb*ss (obama, not Dr. Joe Medicine Crow) didn't even get the medal correct. Some CIC, doesn't know the CMH from the Congressional Gold Medal.

3 posted on 11/07/2009 12:27:06 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (obama out now! I'll keep my money, my guns, and my freedom - you can keep the change.)
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To: ozzymandus

Well said!


4 posted on 11/07/2009 12:28:24 PM PST by BenLurkin
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To: GVnana

Deserves posting every day.


5 posted on 11/07/2009 12:29:02 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: GVnana
Yep, that's why his approval has plummeted in less than one year.


6 posted on 11/07/2009 12:29:20 PM PST by Engineer_Soldier (It's time to boot Islam out of our military and out of America. The scourge of the world is Islam.)
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To: ozzymandus

Try to imagine the fallout from a W gaffe like this...


7 posted on 11/07/2009 12:30:07 PM PST by jessduntno (TOTUS fails and POtuS becomes a phuttering stuck.)
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To: GVnana
This was a case of ritualistic genocide, not just murder.There is a significant difference.

God defeated Allah at Fort Hood.He also did not let Hasan die to gain a seat next to his perverted god.

Political Correctness is used to keep America blind to what actually goes on inside a Mujihads heart mind. The left has worked so hard at making sure that America does not see its war against Terror as a religious war, when in fact the enemy sees it as EXACTLY that. A religious war.

This is , as Bush said, a war against evil. And evil came to Fort Hood in the form of a jihadi who was in fact possessed by Allah.For me this incident has shades of the movie “Exorcist.”

And Good has triumphed, even though so many innocents died.
This truth of which we speak needs to me shared with America as much as possible.America needs to know of the evil which it faces, at long last. No matter what the left want to make of it.

The religious practice of the Mujihad needs to be explained to every one. There is an inner prayer designed to connect one with the self righteous energy of Allah, who literally takes over the body and mind of the jihadine.That's what happened here.A kind of Muslim spiritual possession.Hasan was not insane, or deranged. He was just fired up on his prayers and energized.He was executing a religious ritual which he believed would open the gates of heaven for him.Hasan expected to be killed so that he and his victims would end up basking in the radiance of Allah, which is the spiritual goal of the Mujahid. That is what makes this incident religious genocide. THIS IS A WAR CRIME.No different that the burning of the Jews by Hitler.

The MSM will not properly inform the public about this religious practice of jihadism.It would no longer be a war on terror,The terrorists could no longer be redefined as “criminals” by Obama , who should be Mirandized with the benefits of due process that Bush had made sure to remove, as deserved. These secret jihadist teachings now flourish on US soil, and within our own military. They must be rooted out and utterly destroyed.

8 posted on 11/07/2009 12:30:23 PM PST by Candor7 (The effective weapons Against Fascism are ridicule, derision, and truth (.Member NRA)
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To: GVnana
[...] saw a wildly disconnected and inappropriately light president making introductory remarks [...]

Look, it's not his fault that he's half white.

Seriously, I believe that the author meant to say "light-hearted."

Regards,

9 posted on 11/07/2009 12:30:50 PM PST by alexander_busek
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To: GVnana

Zero didn’t seem moved by the incident because he’s from chigago where they are used to this kind of stuff.


10 posted on 11/07/2009 12:31:15 PM PST by GoldenPup
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To: GVnana

I respectfully disagree. He’s not showing emotion because he can’t show his true feelings: approval and joy. /dead serious


11 posted on 11/07/2009 12:32:27 PM PST by piytar (Screw you NRC, Steele, Graham, and the rest of the lib-loser GOP. WE'RE TAKING OUR PARTY BACK!)
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To: GVnana

Yep, you are right.


12 posted on 11/07/2009 12:34:23 PM PST by Tarpon (To destroy the people's liberties, you poison their morals ...)
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To: TexasCajun; GVnana
Deserves posting every day.

Yeah, but nine times in 2 days?

13 posted on 11/07/2009 12:34:25 PM PST by Pan_Yan (All gray areas are fabrications.)
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To: Candor7

“God defeated Allah at Fort Hood.He also did not let Hasan die to gain a seat next to his perverted god.”

While I will not question God, I wish he would have let this muslim scum die and “gain” a seat next to his perverted god. Why? Because his real name is Ba’al or Azaezel, and this POS deserves to be in Hell with him. For eternity.


14 posted on 11/07/2009 12:36:03 PM PST by piytar (Screw you NRC, Steele, Graham, and the rest of the lib-loser GOP. WE'RE TAKING OUR PARTY BACK!)
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To: piytar

“He’s not showing emotion because he can’t show his true feelings: approval and joy. /dead serious”

This boy is one sick puppy and a damn dangerous one as well!
I believe he is seriously unstable and completely evil!


15 posted on 11/07/2009 12:37:32 PM PST by timetostand (Defund the left!! Defund the Federal Beast!)
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To: Candor7
God defeated Allah at Fort Hood.He also did not let Hasan die to gain a seat next to his perverted god

there was a report that he is paralyzed.

If so, and he spends the rest of his life totally incapacitated, totally dependent on "infidels" for everything, every drop of water, every morsel of food, and all his bodily needs -

"Vengeance is MINE, sayeth the Lord."

16 posted on 11/07/2009 12:38:35 PM PST by maine-iac7 ("He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help" Lincoln)
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To: GVnana

“I never really had roots in any one place or culture or ethnic group.”
President Barack Hussein Obama, Olympics speech


17 posted on 11/07/2009 12:38:54 PM PST by donna (The fruits of Feminism: Angry fathers, bitter mothers, fat kids.)
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To: piytar

Agreed my FRiend. Hasan is in his own little hell right now.
His death will be slow and excrutiating. My prediction is that he will suicide if he can, for hell will not let him go.

He doesn’t have to die to GTH. He is already in it.


18 posted on 11/07/2009 12:39:52 PM PST by Candor7 (The effective weapons Against Fascism are ridicule, derision, and truth (.Member NRA)
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To: GVnana

No sir, not a Rats Ass.


19 posted on 11/07/2009 12:39:54 PM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie
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To: GVnana

I’ve sent this article on my local Facebook news email list. Hopefully some of my radio talk show host friends will post it on their Facebook pages.


20 posted on 11/07/2009 12:40:07 PM PST by Paleo Conservative
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To: GoldenPup
Zero didn’t seem moved by the incident because he’s from chigago where they are used to this kind of stuff.

Or because he held his emotions in check so that we wouldn't see how upset he was - for the jihardist, where his sympathies lie?

21 posted on 11/07/2009 12:43:00 PM PST by maine-iac7 ("He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help" Lincoln)
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To: GVnana

A person who will vote to allow a new born baby to die unattended on a table from a botched abortion has no FEELINGS what so ever. They lack the ability to feel any thing for any one. No love!

The Jews have a name for them, Golum. BHO is a Golum. A man without a soul.

He will have no porblem ordering 40,000,000 Americans into re-education camps, and yes that includes the Jews too.


22 posted on 11/07/2009 12:43:51 PM PST by stockpirate ("if my thought-dreams could be seen. They'd probably put my head in a guillotine" Dylan)
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To: Candor7
His death will be slow and excrutiating. My prediction is that he will suicide if he can, for hell will not let him go

As a muzzie, suicide is only allowed if they take infidels with them at the time.

If is is, as was reported, paralyzed, that may be hard to do.

23 posted on 11/07/2009 12:46:48 PM PST by maine-iac7 ("He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help" Lincoln)
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To: stockpirate
They lack the ability to feel any thing for any one. No love!

that does not apply to the obummer.

He feels great love - for himself. Narcissists are like that.

24 posted on 11/07/2009 12:49:42 PM PST by maine-iac7 ("He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help" Lincoln)
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To: GVnana

I think people continue to ask ‘who is advising him?’ because they can’t accept that THIS is who Obama really is. I believe that he is profoundly damaged - a severe pathological narcissist. He is not capable of true human emotion, compassion, remorse etc. (this where I feel sorry for those cute little girls of his) Many of us could plainly see that his behavior behind the podium is purely groomed for consumption - initially I could not tell WHAT he was but I could tell that he was presenting a 100% fabricated image of himself and that alarmed me because many sharks just hide the dorsal fin and the toothy smile, they let you see other parts of themselves. But Obama, or his ‘advisors’, realized that he would never be elected if the public glimpsed the face behind the mask.
But Obama could not keep acting human perpetually. The mask is harder for him to don (i.e., he is becoming resentful of the need for him to pretend to care etc., it makes him feel controlled and he envisions himself the controller of the world) and more people are seeing him but they don’t want to believe it’s him. He surrounded himself with defective staff members but the real problem is that none of them can control him - he is what he is.


25 posted on 11/07/2009 12:49:48 PM PST by ransomnote
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To: maine-iac7
If is is, as was reported, paralyzed, that may be hard to do. >>>>>>>>>>>>

You have defined his hell much better than I.

26 posted on 11/07/2009 12:51:23 PM PST by Candor7 (The effective weapons Against Fascism are ridicule, derision, and truth (.Member NRA)
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To: GVnana

Interesting shadow. It needs a lampshade though.


27 posted on 11/07/2009 12:51:47 PM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (LIBERTY)
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To: timetostand

So this Muslim slime has been reported paralyzed? Evidently one of the officer’s bullets clipped or severed his spine. Well isn’t that just too, too dreadful!


28 posted on 11/07/2009 1:08:33 PM PST by Oldpuppymax (AGENDA OF THE LEFT EXPOSED)
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To: maine-iac7

if i was his doctor i’d feed him pork intravenously.


29 posted on 11/07/2009 1:08:54 PM PST by wiggen (Never in the history of our great country have the people had less representation than they do today)
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To: GVnana


"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.
We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream.
It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same,
or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children
and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free.
"
President Ronald Reagan

30 posted on 11/07/2009 1:14:21 PM PST by Diogenesis ("Those who go below the surface do so at their peril" - Oscar Wilde)
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To: Diogenesis
There are 19 terrorists and two traitors on your post.
31 posted on 11/07/2009 1:20:01 PM PST by oneolcop (Lead, Follow or Get the hell out of the way!)
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To: maine-iac7

No actually he hates himself.


32 posted on 11/07/2009 1:24:47 PM PST by stockpirate ("if my thought-dreams could be seen. They'd probably put my head in a guillotine" Dylan)
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To: GVnana

0 The Chump can’t open his mouth with saying something careless or stupid.


33 posted on 11/07/2009 1:35:12 PM PST by LiberConservative ("Sarah Palin irritates all the right people." -Dennis Miller)
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To: GVnana

Saw it live. Will never forget.


34 posted on 11/07/2009 1:35:33 PM PST by TheConservativeParty ( PALIN-BACHMANN 2012 "Give Estrogen A Chance!")
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To: GVnana

As soon as he get finished with more pressing items, golf, vacations, nose candy, an lines up all the TV stations, News Papers, everyone who has a camera he’ll make a grand entrance give a speech about everything that centers around HIM and at the last minute make some minor remark about how dismayed he is about this shooting and not to jump to any opinion about blame until all the facts are examined.

What a POS.


35 posted on 11/07/2009 1:42:45 PM PST by chiefqc
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To: GVnana
The following information came to me from a psychiatrist friend who helped me with a some troubling student behavior a few years ago.

It's impossible to overemphasize the importance of a narcissist's lack of empathy. It colors everything about them. If anything encroaches upon their "specialness", their first reaction is usually quite nasty. The second is an automatic attempt to seize the first opportunity to get the focus back on themselves.

They will create any and all manner of inappropriate behavior. Since they have no inner life, nothing embarrasses them and nothing gives them a sense of guilt.

They reason that no one matters and no one has any value, but themselves. Others exist to be of use to them and for no other purpose than to serve their existence. That's why they often are disconnected to others in conversation, responding in strange ways to simple questions. You don't matter. You don't exist unless it serves the narcissist's purpose.

Most have a high I.Q. and are quick thinkers since they must correct any problems immediately when they threaten their status. They live lives devoid of past relationships. Who sticks around after getting to "know" them?

"Narcissists cultivate solipsistic or "autistic" fantasies, which is to say that they live in their own little worlds (and react with affront when reality dares to intrude)." (Excerpted from: http://www.halcyon.com/jmashmun/npd/beyond.html)

Anyone seen all those photos of 'his royal impotence' just sitting with his eyes closed and that smirk on his face? Or maybe it's just my opinion.

36 posted on 11/07/2009 1:46:00 PM PST by scottiemom ("As a Texas public school teacher, I would highly recommend private school")
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To: ransomnote

Are you by any chance a mental healthcare professional? You sound as though you could be. If so, please profile the ballerina and Pelousy for us. I’d love to know what makes them tick.

As for Barry Soetero, I’d say you are right on. If he is resentful of having to constantly put on Academy Award-winning acting jobs, what is the next step?


37 posted on 11/07/2009 1:46:15 PM PST by 1951Boomer
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To: scottiemom

So what is the end game for these pretenders? At what point does everything devolve into rubble? Can we expect him to turn back to previous behaviors, such as illicit drug use? How desperate do they become? Also, are they really incapable of love, including their own offspring?


38 posted on 11/07/2009 1:48:59 PM PST by 1951Boomer
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To: GVnana
And the Narcissist in chief delayed at least a full day before signing a proclamation for the Nation to fly the US Flag at half staff in honor of the Ft. Hood victims...

However, we Texans (upon our governor's orders) had lowered our State flags almost immediately...

39 posted on 11/07/2009 2:09:26 PM PST by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...!!)
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To: Candor7

Nice formatting... ‘-)


40 posted on 11/07/2009 2:12:34 PM PST by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...!!)
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To: wiggen

I guarantee that, if I were in charge of his medical care, he would have bacon on every breakfast tray. He might not eat it — but he’d have to live with the smell...


41 posted on 11/07/2009 2:18:43 PM PST by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...!!)
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To: alexander_busek

Or light in the loafers.


42 posted on 11/07/2009 2:23:28 PM PST by BenLurkin
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To: luvEastTenn
I can only reply with what limited knowledge I have but it seems that this personality disorder is almost never treated with any success since narcissists are not going to come to a realization that they are sick.

The truth is that they really do despise themselves and lack self esteem to such a degree that only a mental breakdown gets them to a place of accepting help. Once there, professionals must carefully help them establish some sort of self esteem but then, of course, the disorder is once more fed and will blossom into the disorder once more! And there you have it...they are as narcissistic as ever!

As I understand it, the narcissist can, and often does, resort to violent behavior. Some, if not all, serial killers possess this disorder.

I think the notion that Obama has progressed to violence is only slightly premature. He seems hellbent on a World where he is "Supreme Leader" and I think he'll stop at nothing to get it.

If you ever watched Pinky and the Brain, maybe you recall the inevitable end to each episode as Pinky asks the Brain, "So, what are we going to do tonight, Brain?" Brain's reply was,"Same thing we always do,Pinky. TAKE OVER THE WORLD."

43 posted on 11/07/2009 2:24:43 PM PST by scottiemom ("As a Texas public school teacher, I would highly recommend private school")
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To: luvEastTenn

I wish I was a mental health care professional because I love to study and apply psychology to understand and support people, but I am not and therefore only offer my unskilled opinions and have no professional certifications to back them up.
I have, in the course of my life, HAD to learn quite a bit about cluster B personality disorders just to defend myself and I and many others on the web have always believed that Obama is textbook for at least one of them. He certainly fits the descriptions I have read for severe pathological narcissist personality disorder (NPD).
An estimated 10% of our population is believed to have one or more personality disorders ranging from mild to severe. I suspect that if you investigate any really damaging politician you often find at least one or more personality disorders which may accompany other ‘issues’ because the hallmark of a personality disorder is the lack of a conscience. Those with personality disorders may act as if they have a conscience but only if it fulfills their self image of themselves as a person with a conscience (it’s for show) - others with this disorder may perceive the possession of a conscience as a sign of weakness and will make no attempt to portray themselves as having one unless publicly taunted - at which point they act shocked...SHOCKED that someone could accuse them etc.

The problem with putting on this award (Nobel) winning act is that he grows tired of it and is angry when people point out flaws in his performance. It can get scarey. Narcissists have an ideal model of themselves that they maintain - they perceive this image as their very existance. Negative criticism or public failure puts this image (’life’) at risk. Rage wrapped in a survival instinct surfaces if their ‘self’ image is threatened by reality or rejection. If you look at the 10 months or so he’s been in office, he is losing his willingness to attempt to charm and is more often shown grimacing. He is likely to begin to slip and show an adversarial attitude toward his detractors and allies alike and we will see it more often. FOX is just the beginning. I think we will witness startling displays of temper and ponder over inexplicable and vengeful actions on his part, even against his own supporters, as he ‘fights’ to keep himself believing that he is as omnipotent as he thinks he is.
I believe that the reason he is not ‘leading the country’ or performing normal tasks undertaken by presidents is because, IMHO, he only has enough stamina to create and support the ‘life’ of his false image - he doesn’t see governing as worthy of his time. That’s why he says ‘time for talk has passed’ re healthcare - he doesn’t want to spend any time or energy on it it, he should just be able to tell us what to do and we should do it.
People willing to support this kind of person with zeal - like Rahm, are likely to also have this vengeful, controlling behavior. They are likely to have personality disorders too - it helps to lack a conscience if you are going to swim with sharks. We get the feeling THEY ‘aren’t listening to us’ re healthcare etc. but the truth is - we don’t count as humans to them. They are playing on a much bigger playing field of control and survival (maintaining images of themselves as powerful and superior) and they will tirelessly, IMHO, struggle to control us and punish as as we disobey. It won’t be pretty. Reality is gaining on them.


44 posted on 11/07/2009 2:31:28 PM PST by ransomnote
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To: ransomnote

Good information, thanks.


45 posted on 11/07/2009 2:37:37 PM PST by scottiemom ("As a Texas public school teacher, I would highly recommend private school")
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To: scottiemom

Oh my gosh!
Dear Leader is The Brain and Joe Biden is Pinky.

LMAO!!!

“Are you pondering what I’m pondering, Pinky?”

“I think so, but how will we get the Klingons to wear rubber pants?”


46 posted on 11/07/2009 2:40:22 PM PST by EricT. ("Mankind, when left to themselves, are unfit for their own government." -George Washington)
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To: scottiemom

They’re Pinky and The Brain
Yes, Pinky and The Brain
One is a genius
The other’s insane.
They’re laboratory mice
Their genes have been spliced
They’re dinky
They’re Pinky and The Brain, Brain, Brain, Brain
Brain, Brain, Brain, Brain
Brain.

Before each night is done
Their plan will be unfurled
By the dawning of the sun
They’ll take over the world.

They’re Pinky and The Brain
Yes, Pinky and The Brain
Their twilight campaign
Is easy to explain.
To prove their mousey worth
They’ll overthrow the Earth
They’re dinky
They’re Pinky and The Brain, Brain, Brain, Brain
Brain, Brain, Brain, Brain
Narf!


47 posted on 11/07/2009 2:47:06 PM PST by samiam1972 ("It is a poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish."-Mother Teresa)
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To: GVnana
I agree with you that Obama said the wrong things, in the wrong way, at the wrong time. He is not only clueless, his entire staff is also clueless since he had a whole day to prepare the remarks he made in his radio address, today.

See second link, below.

Congressman Billybob

Don't Tread On Me (9/12 photo and poster"

"Ordinary Majesty, Extraordinary Failure"

48 posted on 11/07/2009 2:47:15 PM PST by Congressman Billybob (www.TheseAretheTimes.us)
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To: scottiemom

Wish I had read your post before I wrote mine! Love it. Have you heard of Sam Vaknin? He is the ‘famous’ narcissist. He’s not hard to find on the web because, as a narcissist, he wants to be seen as the worlds leading expert on narcissism - and this according to his own words. Sam has many excellent articles - one in which he describes how narcissists feel about other people (paraphrasing here: ‘you are an appliance to me. If you got cancer and stopped serving me I would be as angry as if my refrigerator stopped working’) is particularly chilling. Sam makes the point that he is unusual, very unusual, in that he is self aware - he understands his illness and the damage he causes others to an exacting degree but that awareness does not bring healing.
At some point I was desperate to find a source of healing for a loved one who has this illness. I railed against the field of psychology for turning their backs on those with personality disorders -don’t the sick deserve a doctor? If we can heal these lost souls, they improve and they stop damaging others. WIN- WIN!
But I came to the crushing discovery that science does not know how to build a personality once it is destroyed. The damage is supposedly done to the forming self between the ages of 2 and 4 years. Repair work must be accomplished by the age of 18 (I think this seems like an almost arbitrary ethical limit) after which, they are viewed as incurable. They are indeed treatable (not curable) and can improve their quality of life drastically by learning tools that help them interact with others. But that is for those who will face the ordeal (it’s very hard for them to examine the smoking crater where their personality used to be before it was destroyed in childhood) of counseling.
Obama does not want counseling. Obama wants dominion. Soon after the election, one of his lackys was taken to task for gaily speaking about how “Obama is ready to rule...” I have always believed she was not speaking out of hand but that she was quoting him and that he is so damaged he was not able to understand how we might object or why. *shudder*


49 posted on 11/07/2009 2:48:35 PM PST by ransomnote
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To: scottiemom

Excellent. Thank you for this info. It really creeps me out but seems correct. So on target it’s creepy. It must be crushing for you to encounter children with this illness. Heartbreaking...and then infuriating.


50 posted on 11/07/2009 2:52:00 PM PST by ransomnote
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