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Time for Obama to go 'gangsta' on GOP
CNN.com ^ | 2/10/10 | Roland S. Martin

Posted on 02/10/2010 2:50:53 PM PST by Kartographer

For me, I'm sick and tired of Democrats having power and being unwilling to use it. I've always respected Republicans when they had power because they were willing to use it and maybe apologize later.

Today, President Obama walked into the White House briefing room and took some questions, and one of them revolved around recess appointments.

He has watched Republicans block many of his appointments, and now he says he made it clear to them that he will "consider" making some when the U.S. Senate goes into recess.

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


TOPICS: Editorial; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: gangsta; pantsontheground
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1 posted on 02/10/2010 2:50:53 PM PST by Kartographer
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2 posted on 02/10/2010 2:52:28 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Kartographer

Bring it On!


3 posted on 02/10/2010 2:52:38 PM PST by tflabo (Restore the Republic)
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To: Kartographer

Leftist alternate universse.


4 posted on 02/10/2010 2:52:57 PM PST by dogcaller
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To: Kartographer

LOL the idiot that wrote this piece is a real numbskull.


5 posted on 02/10/2010 2:53:25 PM PST by exnavy (may the streets run red with the blood of tyrants, and may the Lord have mercy on us)
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To: Kartographer

That’s one of the more racist headlines I’ve read in a while. Why ‘gangsta’? Is it because he’s black? Is it because all black people are capable of going ‘gangsta’? Would the (black) author have said Ronald Reagan went ‘gangsta’ on the Democrats?

If Rush had said Obama “went ‘gangsta’ on the GOP”, the outcry would be palpable.

Good grief.

SnakeDoc


6 posted on 02/10/2010 2:54:30 PM PST by SnakeDoctor (Life is tough; it's tougher if you're stupid. -- John Wayne)
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To: exnavy

Roland & Martin Laugh - In?


7 posted on 02/10/2010 2:54:37 PM PST by Sparky1776
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To: Kartographer
A recess appointment is going "gangsta"? Pathetic.

Gangsta is crushing the economy, nationalizing large sections of it and trying to get more because you don't want to waste a self inflicted crisis. That will bust a cap in you're country's &&&.

8 posted on 02/10/2010 2:55:28 PM PST by KarlInOhio (Special SOTU tagline: YOU LIE!)
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To: Kartographer

Mmmmm.. DonkRats control the WH, Congress and Senate yet moan about a few pesky Repubs littering their path to glory.
Wuss alert ping!


9 posted on 02/10/2010 2:56:00 PM PST by tflabo (Restore the Republic)
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To: dfwgator

Dems. should look in the mirror. They cannot blame everyone else for what they have caused. They have controlled Congress for a good many years, and Congress controlls all spending.


10 posted on 02/10/2010 2:56:01 PM PST by FreedBird (S)
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To: KarlInOhio
you're->your.

Just because apostrophes are the most gangsta of the punctuation marks.

11 posted on 02/10/2010 2:56:29 PM PST by KarlInOhio (Special SOTU tagline: YOU LIE!)
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To: Kartographer
Continuing to play footsie with opponents will only get him into more trouble.

This guy's off his meds. The Obungler has ignored Republicans for a year and is only condescending to notice them now because the American people are leaving the Obunglebus in droves for the Republicans.

12 posted on 02/10/2010 2:57:14 PM PST by hsalaw
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To: Sparky1776

LOL maybe!


13 posted on 02/10/2010 2:57:18 PM PST by exnavy (may the streets run red with the blood of tyrants, and may the Lord have mercy on us)
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14 posted on 02/10/2010 2:57:29 PM PST by mrmeyer ("When brute force is on the march, compromise is the red carpet." Ayn Rand)
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To: Kartographer

*snort*


15 posted on 02/10/2010 2:58:52 PM PST by dforest (Who is the real Jim Thompson? I am.)
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To: Kartographer

Oh boy, don’t you just love the “perpetrator as victim” routine?

The real political problem in our country is that Republicans allow the Democrats to set the agenda. The Rs respond as though Democrat initiatives have credibility, instead of outright opposing. Eventually, they try to show how “progressive” they are, too. Even Reagan did it in eagerness to nominate a woman to the Supreme Court. Look at how that worked out. Ditto for Bush43, didn’t learn from Reagan’s mistake and did the same.

Until we stop playing THEIR game by THEIR rules according to THEIR premises, we keep sliding to the LEFT.


16 posted on 02/10/2010 3:00:46 PM PST by La Enchiladita (wise gringa)
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To: mrmeyer

Obama— Pants on the ground!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HBiFCNpm3Q


17 posted on 02/10/2010 3:01:27 PM PST by tflabo (Restore the Republic)
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To: Kartographer

The usual “unbiased” CNN/MSNBC sub-human.


18 posted on 02/10/2010 3:01:28 PM PST by FormerACLUmember (The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule. - H. L. Menken.)
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To: Kartographer

Roland has been smoking again . . . .


19 posted on 02/10/2010 3:03:08 PM PST by RatRipper (I'll ride a turtle to work every day before I buy anything from Government Motors.)
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To: Kartographer

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Rat thugs versus America.


20 posted on 02/10/2010 3:03:47 PM PST by Touch Not the Cat
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To: exnavy

“LOL maybe!”

Rowan & Martin:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wh2nDkT-u5I


21 posted on 02/10/2010 3:05:06 PM PST by Sparky1776
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To: Kartographer

“I know what you’re thinking. “Did he fire six shots or only five?” Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement I kind of lost track myself. But being as this is a .44 Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world, and would blow your head clean off, you’ve got to ask yourself one question: Do I feel lucky? Well, do ya, punk?”


22 posted on 02/10/2010 3:06:35 PM PST by DGHoodini (Iran Azadi!)
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To: tflabo

Well, we’ll just have to go all Last of the Mohicans on them.


23 posted on 02/10/2010 3:09:18 PM PST by Noumenon ("Upon what meat doth this our Caesar feed, that he has grown so great?" - Julius Caesar)
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To: Kartographer

So it’s not racist to refer to Obama and “going gangsta” ... if the person so stating is himself black? is leftist?

I need a rulebook here.


24 posted on 02/10/2010 3:12:09 PM PST by pogo101
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bring it on

that “going gangsta” stuff has worked so well, so far, hasn’t it?

And of course that’s exactly what the American people thought they were voting for when they elected obama-a gangsta.

SARC
and the mo’ gangsta the better- let’s roll
DeMint/Palin 2012


25 posted on 02/10/2010 3:12:52 PM PST by silverleaf (My Proposed Federal Budget is $29.99)
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To: Kartographer

During the Bush Administration, Harry Reid kept the Senate in pro forma session during breaks in order to prevent President Bush from making recess appointments. If the rules allow it, the Republicans should do likewise. Sauce for the goose, sauce for the gander.


26 posted on 02/10/2010 3:15:44 PM PST by sphinx
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To: Kartographer
Oh, please. The author apparently does not remember the Robert Bork debacle or the Democrat filibusters of Miguel Estrada, Priscilla Owen, Charles W. Pickering, Carolyn Kuhl, David W. McKeague, Henry Saad, Richard Allen Griffin, William H. Pryor, William Gerry Myers III and Janice Rogers Brown. The Republicans have a long way to go to match the Dems in the arena of obstructionism.

But bring it on. It's payback time.

27 posted on 02/10/2010 3:17:41 PM PST by Billthedrill
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Completely unrelated (I’m sure). Fox News has more viewers at 3am than CNN has during primetime.


28 posted on 02/10/2010 3:22:22 PM PST by rae4palin (islam is of the devil)
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California councilman ROLAND S. MARTIN calls himself ‘proud racist’

CNN: Roland S. Martin compares Obama birth certificate seekers to Holocaust deniers

"50 years ago, Michael Richards would have been in some oven in Germany being baked because he’s also Jewish."

ROLAND S. MARTIN

29 posted on 02/10/2010 3:25:05 PM PST by KeyLargo
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Yup...when “Maoist” doesn't work “gangsta” is the next best thing.
30 posted on 02/10/2010 3:25:21 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (Host The Beer Summit-->Win The Nobel Peace Prize!)
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Gangsta, eh?

With Obama making the Late Show rounds, MTV filming behind the podium, Iron Chef having the WH involved in their show, Obama tossing his feet on the furniture, Gibbs writing on his hand to mock, shoutouts after our military is attacked...I’d say the WH has gone trash.

I would like to see some class, decorum, and respect put back into place. I’ve had about all I can stomach of this new trashy ‘hipness’ to hit our Highest Office of the land. It would be nice if the reporters could clean up their trash, too.


31 posted on 02/10/2010 3:27:37 PM PST by Irenic
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To: KeyLargo

Hope the dumbass is ready for another civil war with his “gangsta” prez.


32 posted on 02/10/2010 3:30:04 PM PST by bfree (The revolution is coming and it will be violent--FUBO)
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To: exnavy

33 posted on 02/10/2010 3:30:32 PM PST by KeyLargo
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To: Kartographer

The president has the right to make recess appointments. Bush did it for Bolton.
America has to learn that elections have consequences...


34 posted on 02/10/2010 3:36:12 PM PST by ari-freedom (Chris Wallace: I can tell you, Ronald Reagan would never have quit.)
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To: Kartographer

Chin in the air
Chin in the air
Lookin’ like a fool
With your chin in the air


35 posted on 02/10/2010 3:41:15 PM PST by kanawa
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Bring it on Candy A$$ Image and video hosting by TinyPic Your leader is a cry baby.
36 posted on 02/10/2010 3:46:06 PM PST by MtnMan101 (THE PROBLEM WITH SOCIALISUM IS THAT YOU EVENTUALLY RUN OUT OF OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY)
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Gangstas? Obama? He’s too much of a bitch to be a real gangsta. The real ones like Bulger would laugh at him.


37 posted on 02/10/2010 3:50:24 PM PST by Darren McCarty (I don't look for leaders. I follow my own path, my way.)
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To: KarlInOhio

I dearly wish I could post this cartoon in this thread, but I can’t- so here’s a link to it posted on someone’s randomly selected site.

http://davidgillett.files.wordpress.com/2008/07/2675212720_7cedb70ce2.jpg


38 posted on 02/10/2010 3:50:39 PM PST by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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To: DGHoodini

LOL!

If you went to CHS in CA about thirty years ago, then I know who you are. :-)

If not- my mistake.


39 posted on 02/10/2010 3:53:35 PM PST by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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“I’ve always respected Republicans when they had power because they were willing to use it and maybe apologize later.”
What planet is this dickhead from?


40 posted on 02/10/2010 3:55:28 PM PST by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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41 posted on 02/10/2010 4:17:35 PM PST by backhoe (All Across America, the Lights are being relit again...)
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“gangsta” is another word for epic failure?


42 posted on 02/10/2010 4:48:44 PM PST by cranked
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To: exnavy

Word!

Keep up this Gangsta talk and expect a GOP majority in BOTH houses next year.


43 posted on 02/10/2010 5:36:50 PM PST by WOSG (OPERATION RESTORE AMERICAN FREEDOM - NOVEMBER, 2010 - DO YOUR PART!)
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To: Kartographer
Does Obama go Gangsta before or after his grey poupon topped Wagyu steak dinner? It's all too badass to believe.
44 posted on 02/10/2010 5:39:38 PM PST by Shqipo (I am snowed in for the duration.)
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To: Kartographer

Only if Sugar-Daddy George Soros tells him to do so.


45 posted on 02/10/2010 5:44:11 PM PST by FourPeas ([F]or hostility is a relation and an enemy is not a total stranger. C.S. Lewis, Perelandra)
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To: sphinx
During the Bush Administration, Harry Reid kept the Senate in pro forma session during breaks in order to prevent President Bush from making recess appointments. If the rules allow it, the Republicans should do likewise. Sauce for the goose, sauce for the gander.

One problem returning the favor - the Republicans would have to run the Senate in order to do that. Dingy was leader of the Senate when he did the pf sessions.

46 posted on 02/10/2010 6:13:37 PM PST by Christian4Bush (Mike/Chris Wallace: Did you give in? Palin: "HELL NO!" 267 days til Phase 2. Phase 3 - 2012.)
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To: Riley

OHS would be a closer guess. Closer, but not really accurate.

Go Pirates! :o)


47 posted on 02/10/2010 6:18:14 PM PST by DGHoodini (Iran Azadi!)
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To: Christian4Bush

Perhaps, but I don’t know the rules well enough to be sure. On procedural matters the Senate ordinarily acts by unanimous consent. The Republicans could object to a motion to stand in recess.


48 posted on 02/10/2010 6:23:05 PM PST by sphinx
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To: pogo101

“I need a rulebook here.”

See my tagline. Also, Apache justice for all LIBs.


49 posted on 02/11/2010 4:09:46 AM PST by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: sphinx
PUBs should object to EVERY single “unanimous consent” motion until this insanity stops. That means sitting still for EVERY bill being read out loud; debating EVERY motion to adjorn and demanding countless quorum calls.

A non-functioning government is better than an out of control government.

50 posted on 02/11/2010 4:17:11 AM PST by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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