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Time for Obama to go 'gangsta' on GOP
cnn ^ | February 11, 2010 10:32 a.m. EST | Roland S. Martin, CNN Political Analyst

Posted on 02/11/2010 9:25:05 PM PST by RedMDer

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.

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.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 111th; bho44; dopeydems; gangsta; gop; obama
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Making very clear. If we don't do he he'll do it anyway.
1 posted on 02/11/2010 9:25:05 PM PST by RedMDer
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To: RedMDer

Yeah, because being a thug has worked so well for him so far.


2 posted on 02/11/2010 9:26:43 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: RedMDer
I've always respected Republicans when they had power because they were willing to use it and maybe apologize later.

Roland S. Martin is not a very astute analyst. Thus, his employment at CNN.
3 posted on 02/11/2010 9:27:16 PM PST by Terpfen (FR is being Alinskied. Remember, you only take flak when you're over the target.)
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To: RedMDer
Roland Martin?

I didn't know "Laugh In" was still on...

4 posted on 02/11/2010 9:28:10 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Sarah Palin - For such a time as this...)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

LOL!


5 posted on 02/11/2010 9:29:46 PM PST by Sister_T (Stealing from the rich to give to the poor is still stealing ... Exodus 20:15)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

“Roland Martin?
I didn’t know “Laugh In” was still on... “

The thought did cross my mind. Same difference except Laugh In was more honest.


6 posted on 02/11/2010 9:30:43 PM PST by RedMDer (Recycle Congress in 2010, 2012...)
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To: RedMDer

I thought Roland Martin was a professional bass fisherman?


7 posted on 02/11/2010 9:31:15 PM PST by Armedanddangerous (Montani Semper Liberi)
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To: RedMDer

Just like with Bush, I am amazed at the power of Republicans, what with their small numbers in the House and Senate. Despite these obvious handicaps, they are capable of stopping 0 in his tracks. Obviously Roland doesn’t count the Tea Parties, i.e. the American people, in his rant.


8 posted on 02/11/2010 9:31:46 PM PST by ABQHispConservative (A good Blue Dog is an unelected Blue Dog. Ditto Rino's!)
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To: Terpfen

Ergo, Dummy Rats


9 posted on 02/11/2010 9:32:26 PM PST by RedMDer (Recycle Congress in 2010, 2012...)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

Very interesting.


10 posted on 02/11/2010 9:32:30 PM PST by Drill Thrawl (Another day, another injury, another step closer. Are you prepared?)
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To: RedMDer
This president got rolled by the Senate over health care. His team made some boneheaded mistakes, and now they are paying for them. Continuing to play footsie with opponents will only get him into more trouble. He should set a deadline to have his folks confirmed. If not, appoint them all during the recess and go on about your business.

Obama's critics keep blasting him for Chicago-style politics. So, fine. Channel your inner Al Capone and go gangsta against your foes. Let 'em know that if they aren't with you, they are against you, and will pay the price.

11 posted on 02/11/2010 9:34:06 PM PST by iowamark
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To: RedMDer

Bring it on,0


12 posted on 02/11/2010 9:35:45 PM PST by omega4179
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To: RedMDer
I must have lived in an alternate univers from 2000-2006. I don't seem to remember much of anything we wanted getting through.

Bur he is right, it is rather pathetic that they had huge majorities in both chambers and still couldn't get squat done without a pubbie defection or two.

Next step, rule by executive fiat.

After that, see the tag line.

13 posted on 02/11/2010 9:35:47 PM PST by Drill Thrawl (Another day, another injury, another step closer. Are you prepared?)
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To: iowamark
Continuing to play footsie with opponents will only get him into more trouble.

Hey RM, Obie's OWN PARTY slammed the door on healthcare.

15 posted on 02/11/2010 9:37:53 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Sarah Palin - For such a time as this...)
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To: RedMDer

The first paragraph is a real dousey; isn’t it?


16 posted on 02/11/2010 9:38:08 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

Roland Martin?

“I didn’t know “Laugh In” was still on...”

I hope his middle initial is N.


17 posted on 02/11/2010 9:38:33 PM PST by jessduntno (If Bawney Fwank talks in his sleep, is it considered wetting the bed?)
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To: Drill Thrawl

“Next step, rule by executive fiat.”

Doing it now by Czar and other appointmants.


18 posted on 02/11/2010 9:38:54 PM PST by RedMDer (Recycle Congress in 2010, 2012...)
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To: RedMDer

He’ll have to “go gangsta” on his own party first...


19 posted on 02/11/2010 9:38:59 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Sarah Palin - For such a time as this...)
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To: RedMDer
He has watched Republicans block many of his appointments,

Until 2 weeks ago the 'pubs didn't have enough votes to block anything. What is this guy injecting himself with?

20 posted on 02/11/2010 9:42:03 PM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: RedMDer
appointmants = appointments
Hey I was raised in Baltimore. Sheese. Spelled it like I’d say it.
21 posted on 02/11/2010 9:43:35 PM PST by RedMDer (Recycle Congress in 2010, 2012...)
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To: RedMDer

Since ‘going gangsta’ means being a self-serving punk with a sense of entitlement who doesn’t give a crap about anyone but themselves, then Obama’s been gangsta all along.


22 posted on 02/11/2010 9:43:51 PM PST by spodefly (I have posted nothing but BTTT over 1000 times!!!)
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To: RedMDer

Tru dat.


23 posted on 02/11/2010 9:44:11 PM PST by Drill Thrawl (Another day, another injury, another step closer. Are you prepared?)
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To: Army Air Corps

“Yeah, because being a thug has worked so well for him so far.”

I am so sick of this thug government. I can for the first time in my life say that I never thought we’d be at this point.


24 posted on 02/11/2010 9:46:53 PM PST by RedMDer (Recycle Congress in 2010, 2012...)
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To: RedMDer

Gangsta? What kind of dialect is that?


25 posted on 02/11/2010 9:48:28 PM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

“He’ll have to “go gangsta” on his own party first...”

Absolutley right. Somebody on that side is gone to have enough of him and turn on him. It’s gonna be interesting.


26 posted on 02/11/2010 9:50:09 PM PST by RedMDer (Recycle Congress in 2010, 2012...)
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To: RedMDer
go gangsta against your foes.

To respond in a like manner. Bring it, bitch.

27 posted on 02/11/2010 9:51:02 PM PST by RGSpincich
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To: Texas Eagle

“Gangsta? What kind of dialect is that?’

It’s clean and articulate.


28 posted on 02/11/2010 9:51:47 PM PST by RedMDer (Recycle Congress in 2010, 2012...)
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To: RedMDer
It’s clean and articulate.

Sounds a little light-skinnish, too.

29 posted on 02/11/2010 9:53:06 PM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: jessduntno

Rowan and Martin

:)

30 posted on 02/11/2010 9:59:26 PM PST by RedMDer (Recycle Congress in 2010, 2012...)
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To: RedMDer
Roland Martin's stupidity is amusing to watch.

My favorite argument from him during the campaign was comparing Obama's relationship with Bill Ayers with McCain's relationship to Bob Byrd via their membership in the Senate.

It's epic stupidity that needs to be read to be believed:

http://www.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/10/07/martin.townhall/index.html?iref=mpstoryview

31 posted on 02/11/2010 10:01:29 PM PST by GunRunner
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To: ABQHispConservative

“Obviously Roland doesn’t count the Tea Parties, i.e. the American people, in his rant.”

Yes. The American People are finally awake and working and found a voice. Thank God for the Tea Parties!


32 posted on 02/11/2010 10:03:56 PM PST by RedMDer (Recycle Congress in 2010, 2012...)
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To: RedMDer
Well, I'm sure Dick Martin was OK!.......
33 posted on 02/11/2010 10:04:28 PM PST by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: RedMDer
Time for Obama to go 'gangsta' on GOP

What's that supposed to mean? Murder them?

34 posted on 02/11/2010 10:05:41 PM PST by pray4liberty (Liberalism is the religion of narcissists. You read it here first.)
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To: RedMDer
I've always respected Republicans when they had power ...

I call BS right there.

35 posted on 02/11/2010 10:07:34 PM PST by TheMole
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To: RedMDer
Right, he'll hold a glock sideways and blow away Joe the Plumber on national TV. Once word gets out about what was on national TV, it'll scare the hell out of the Republicans.

Regards

36 posted on 02/11/2010 10:15:42 PM PST by Rashputin
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To: RedMDer

Well here come the full on dictatorship.


37 posted on 02/11/2010 10:17:53 PM PST by Republic_of_Secession.
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To: TheMole
"I've always respected Republicans when they had power ..."

I call BS right there.


38 posted on 02/11/2010 10:18:39 PM PST by RedMDer (Recycle Congress in 2010, 2012...)
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To: RedMDer

No he can’t do it anyway around Congress. All he can do is get the tribe to race riot like the left did before Reagan when they did not get their way. That is what mr. thug breath is calling for. Time for burning down the cities and killing whitey again. Go for it, O’thuggery!


39 posted on 02/11/2010 10:40:24 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: RedMDer

I’m absolutely certain that the people will respond really well to more Democratic thug tactics.


40 posted on 02/11/2010 10:48:25 PM PST by ConservativeHideout (Waiting for November...)
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To: SaraJohnson

Zero may try anything including executive orders.
It takes, I think 67 senate votes to overturn. Keep a close eye on this guy. He thinks he’s king. It might take removal from office to stop him.


41 posted on 02/11/2010 10:56:01 PM PST by RedMDer (Recycle Congress in 2010, 2012...)
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I've always respected Republicans when they had power because they were willing to use it and maybe apologize later.

Second sentence and first unmistakable sign this piece is pure propaganda.

42 posted on 02/11/2010 10:57:42 PM PST by TigersEye (It's the Marxism, stupid! ... And they call themselves Progressives.)
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oBama is a lame duck; the first lamest duck in 13 months. This is just fantastic when the truth rises quickly to the top. God Bless America.

How 'bout oBama just resign now before everything gets far too comedic?

43 posted on 02/11/2010 10:59:16 PM PST by NoRedTape
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To: Armedanddangerous

lmao— i thought he was a bass fisherman to—


44 posted on 02/11/2010 11:13:01 PM PST by chicken head
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To: RedMDer

He can play whatever games he wants. The Congressional powers of the constitutional government has never been overthrown - no one dared do that before. He won’t succeed if he tries to do that. He can not spend money by executive order.


45 posted on 02/11/2010 11:16:42 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: RedMDer

roland martin the bass fisherman

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJ2W2EkK8v8


46 posted on 02/11/2010 11:21:48 PM PST by chicken head
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To: Drill Thrawl

Next step, rule by executive fiat.

Rhat was clintons mode of governing.


47 posted on 02/12/2010 12:16:36 AM PST by chainsaw ("When you subsidize poverty and failure, you get more of both." - James Dale Davidson)
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To: Drill Thrawl

Next step, rule by executive fiat.

That was clintons mode of governing.


48 posted on 02/12/2010 12:17:16 AM PST by chainsaw ("When you subsidize poverty and failure, you get more of both." - James Dale Davidson)
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To: RedMDer; All

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y10/blogosfera/mug.jpg

49 posted on 02/12/2010 1:26:23 AM PST by backhoe (All Across America, the Lights are being relit again...)
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To: RedMDer

I like these Democrats who complain Republicans are obstructionists when Democrats control (er...make that use to control) everything.


50 posted on 02/12/2010 2:02:55 AM PST by HarleyD
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