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Our Lazy President
Canada Free Press ^ | Thursday, June 24, 2010 | Fred Dardick

Posted on 06/24/2010 10:09:12 AM PDT by FredDardick

I’m starting to get the feeling that President Obama is no workaholic.

His much trumpeted “War on Petroleum” speech in the Oval Office last week fell flat to most listeners, regardless of political affiliation, because our “genius”, Harvard educated President made it clear to the entire world that he knew less about the Gulf spill than the average 10th grader.

What has this man been doing with his time for the past two months?

You’d think by now Obama would at least have something intelligent to say about containment booms, or sand berms, or the Jones Act, or flow rates, or the coming hurricane season and its possible effects on the cleanup effort.

Sen. George Lemieux had this to say about a recent talk with Obama: “He doesn’t seem to know the situation about foreign skimmers (or) domestic skimmers.”

No kidding.

The President has access to the best information in the world, and yet I would swear the man hasn’t spent 20 minutes on Google researching the spill.

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


TOPICS: Editorial; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: obama; whitehouse

1 posted on 06/24/2010 10:09:17 AM PDT by FredDardick
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To: FredDardick

I truly do wish he were lazy to the point of doing nothing. However, destroying something takes much, much less effort than building it up!


2 posted on 06/24/2010 10:11:48 AM PDT by mikelets456
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To: FredDardick
I would swear the man hasn’t spent 20 minutes on Google researching the spill.

Can't get in the way of online tee-time reservations, now, can we?

3 posted on 06/24/2010 10:12:38 AM PDT by NorCoGOP (If OBAMA is the ANSWER, how STUPID was the QUESTION?)
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To: FredDardick

I don’t call him Stoner Barry for nothing.


4 posted on 06/24/2010 10:16:16 AM PDT by Havisham
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To: FredDardick

Studying Obama to understand what the administration is doing is like studying the paint job on a machine to determine it’s function.


5 posted on 06/24/2010 10:17:32 AM PDT by Talisker (When you find a turtle on top of a fence post, you can be damn sure it didn't get there on it's own.)
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To: FredDardick

Many people confuse glibness with intelligence. That’s why we have three card monty dealers.


6 posted on 06/24/2010 10:18:18 AM PDT by Inwoodian
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To: FredDardick
Wait, what?


7 posted on 06/24/2010 10:19:41 AM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: FredDardick
These stories I'm seeing now about Obama remind me of conversations I had with some Washington folks who worked in the Carter administration (the conversations took place years later).

One guy described a meeting in Europe involving Carter and a number of European heads of state. The Europeans who attended that meeting were utterly alarmed over what they were hearing from the U.S. president, because Carter's comments made it clear to them that he didn't even know some basic points about European geography (he had apparently wanted to discuss some issues involving "bordering nations" that weren't even adjacent to each other).

8 posted on 06/24/2010 10:20:27 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("Let the Eastern bastards freeze in the dark.")
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To: FredDardick

What bothers me is that no one bothered to see that he was in no way qualified to be POTUS BEFORE he got in office. I’m not pointing to a character flaw in our president, I’m just saying how could he have been otherwise with his background and experience? A prudent man or woman would have taken a hard look at where he or she was and figured out that it was going to take a lot more than “hope” to effect “change” and made the necessary course corrections to ensure an acceptable outcome. It is also true that this “forward, progressive” platform is so “yesterday”.

When the hard realities of life start knocking on your door, all the “pie in the sky”, “come on, we can do it” rhetoric seems, well...shall we say at the very least — lame and childish. Life is tough. We can’t be childish.


9 posted on 06/24/2010 10:22:17 AM PDT by Constitutions Grandchild
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To: FredDardick

C’mon folks, do any of you realize how much time teleprompter has to spend knowing something to be able to tell Mr. Skittles what to say. I mean, teleprompter technology is great and all, but its in its infancy. There just so much a teleprompter can digest in a day.


10 posted on 06/24/2010 10:23:18 AM PDT by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: FredDardick

Obama is mentally impaired. The American Thinker had a story describing his symptoms a couple of weeks ago.


11 posted on 06/24/2010 10:28:14 AM PDT by ILS21R (A 200 year supply of oil... in Alaska....right now)
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To: FredDardick

But I thought he was the smartest president we ever had.


12 posted on 06/24/2010 10:28:39 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: FredDardick
This guy is a slug who never had a real job or anything relating to work. Even as a community organizer - he had ACORN do the work.

Research on Google or anyplace else would not make a difference. In fact, he is too DUMB to understand it. There is a reason that his past records are all concealed - they would prove how DUMB he actually is.

Look no further for proof than when he is off his teleprompter. Even the simplest subject leaves his brain dead & incoherent.

13 posted on 06/24/2010 10:31:56 AM PDT by LADY J (Change your thoughts and you change your way of life.. - Norman Vincent Peale)
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To: mikelets456
“I truly do wish he were lazy to the point of doing nothing.”

I have had the nagging thought since he took office that he ISN'T doing anything, but his handlers (those charming anarchists next door and those wonderful friends he made in his travels around the world — in Pakistan and Asia — and the treasured close friends of the family and last, but not least, those zany cut-ups in Chicago politics) have put him in touch with a variety of “experts” he now consults and has put in charge of the details. He paints with a broad brush and sets agendas. The only thing to come out of this McCrystal debacle is our President is as disengaged with the life or death struggles of our troops as he is with Jonathan Livingston Seagulls in the Gulf. I don't think he knows how to do anything more than talk and give group hugs. His job is to read the speeches that wonderful array of consultants prepare and "Sell it, Baby, sell it!" We have, in effect, noone at the helm of the ship, but we've got a committee that sends up trial balloons while the ship is on autopilot. That's what scares me.

14 posted on 06/24/2010 10:32:49 AM PDT by Constitutions Grandchild
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To: Alberta's Child

“Carter’s comments made it clear to them that he didn’t even know some basic points about European geography”

This may well have happened, but if it did, it likely was the result of OVERpreparing rather than failing to do his homework. Carter was an absurdly detail-oriented engineer who insisted on reading a stack of reports 6 feet high before making his decision about the B-1 bomber. Even though he was inept, he (in sharp contrast to Obama) viewed his job as president to be “Mr. Fix-it.” His cocksure faith in his own intelligence often made him incapable of delegation: he even insisted on personally managing the WH tennis court schedule. You can rest assured Obama would never put himself in charge of such a menial task.


15 posted on 06/24/2010 10:34:39 AM PDT by DrC
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To: FredDardick
What are ya talkin' about? There's some stuff he works hard at.


16 posted on 06/24/2010 10:35:59 AM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: colorado tanker

The sports show had Brad Faxton on. They asked him if he has played 39 rounds since Obama took office. He said no.


17 posted on 06/24/2010 10:38:39 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Constitutions Grandchild

He was selected by the controlled media because the New World Order needed a black face to “sell” it to black people.


18 posted on 06/24/2010 10:39:51 AM PDT by MikeSteelBe
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To: LADY J

Adolph Hitler was the most successful community organizer in history. He organized communities into a country based on the hate of another race and the promotion of socialism.


19 posted on 06/24/2010 10:43:24 AM PDT by MikeSteelBe
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To: colorado tanker

20 posted on 06/24/2010 10:43:29 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: FredDardick

He’s not lazy, just shiftless.


21 posted on 06/24/2010 10:51:18 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Build a man a fire; he'll be warm for a night. Set a man on fire; he'll be warm the rest of his life)
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To: FredDardick

Its the friggin’ telepromptor that’s stupid! Ignorant machine.


22 posted on 06/24/2010 10:53:49 AM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: FredDardick

> Our Lazy President
I believe the term is SHIFTLESS.


23 posted on 06/24/2010 10:59:08 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (Comrade O has to go; FIRE THE SHIFTLESS KENYAN NOW !!!)
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To: massgopguy
They asked him if he has played 39 rounds since Obama took office. He said no.

I'd doubt that seriously. Although he's made only 3 cuts out of 13 tried this year, that would make 32 rounds. Last year he made 5 cuts out of 23 tries for 56 rounds. That's a total of 88 rounds in official PGA events. I'd reckon he played a few more rounds that weren't official. Now I haven't played 39 rounds since Obama was sworn in, but I wish I had.

24 posted on 06/24/2010 11:02:05 AM PDT by numberonepal (Don't Even Think About Treading On Me)
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To: MikeSteelBe
He organized communities into a country based on the hate of another race

What race?

25 posted on 06/24/2010 11:05:22 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (No Romney,No Mark Kirk (Illinois), not now, not ever!)
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To: MikeSteelBe
I wish I could think that's all there was to it, but I'm not buying that it was solely the media. No one on either side of the aisle has extraordinary respect for the MSN. The fact that the “media” has devolved to a visual art just made it easier (and more profitable) to make money from a “young, hip black man”. Nope, I think the blame rests squarely on the shoulders of the voting public. What worries me (and I think a growing number of those on the left) is that they “trusted” their party to vet this guy, and it didn't. Now, I think most Democrats are thinking they backed the wrong horse in the election (and that filly is all to happy to prove them right), and they may well BE right. It's a pretty sad state of affairs when the Clintons are looking like the last, best hope. (Let's not forget those Budhist nuns, giving the Chinese access to Los Alamos -- oh, geez, the list is to long for a post). There was no vast right-wing conspirator poking them with a pitchfork to make them do what they did.

I don't want anybody else in office who can compartmentalize their lack of discipline, lack of integrity and playing fast and loose with the rules, and think they can run the country. Anybody who thinks the running of the USA is a turnkey operation that pretty much runs itself is an idiot and we can't afford any more idiots in Washington.

26 posted on 06/24/2010 11:06:47 AM PDT by Constitutions Grandchild
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To: FredDardick

QUOTES FROM WARREN G. HARDING (another incompetent POTUS)

“I am not fit for this office and never should have been here.”

“I don’t know what to do or where to turn in this taxation matter. Somewhere there must be a book that tells all about it, where I could go to straighten it out in my mind. But I don’t know where the book is, and maybe I couldn’t read it if I found it.”

(At least Harding knew his limitations)


27 posted on 06/24/2010 11:20:29 AM PDT by Polyxene
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To: FredDardick

You mean Pres__ent OBUMa ?


28 posted on 06/24/2010 11:22:46 AM PDT by OB1kNOb (Celebrities first seek fame...then they seek relevance, only to fail miserably at the latter.)
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To: OB1kNOb
You mean Pres__ent OBUMa ?

When I must refer to him with a title, I call him Precedent Obama. I think it fits.

29 posted on 06/24/2010 12:03:18 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Havisham

Do We the People get to demand a spot drug test?


30 posted on 06/24/2010 1:22:44 PM PDT by bootless (Never Forget. Never Again. (PursuingLiberty.com))
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To: SparkyBass

Great God Almighty, talk about a picture that says a thousand words. What a crack baby.


31 posted on 06/24/2010 1:34:17 PM PDT by Vote 4 Nixon (EAT...FISH...SLEEP...REDUX)
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To: colorado tanker
<> ICE-COOL BALLER, ELITE FRESH PRINCE
32 posted on 06/24/2010 2:43:27 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: gaijin

33 posted on 06/24/2010 3:04:24 PM PDT by 4Liberty ( we have a rat problem.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

A Texas truck! I’d hate to have that one insured, haa!


34 posted on 06/24/2010 3:04:32 PM PDT by YouGoTexasGirl
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To: Constitutions Grandchild

This guy is someones puppet.

There is a storm comming.


35 posted on 06/24/2010 7:23:09 PM PDT by kennyboy509 (Ha! I kill me!)
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To: Constitutions Grandchild

This guy is someones puppet.

There is a storm comming.


36 posted on 06/24/2010 7:23:23 PM PDT by kennyboy509 (Ha! I kill me!)
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To: Graybeard58

The Semetic Race, they killed about 6 million in the holocaust? It’s like what La Raza and the Trinity United Church of Christ are doing today, I mean the rhetoric, not actions (yet). The German sheeple did not care in the 30’s, and the American sheeple do not care today.


37 posted on 06/24/2010 8:56:02 PM PDT by MikeSteelBe
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To: MikeSteelBe
The Semetic Race, they killed about 6 million in the holocaust?

I'm of the Baptist race myself.

38 posted on 06/24/2010 9:28:09 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (No Romney,No Mark Kirk (Illinois), not now, not ever!)
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To: colorado tanker

“GULF??? I thought you said GOLF!”


39 posted on 06/24/2010 10:14:55 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: Graybeard58

So, you are ignorant of the holocaust AND the difference between a race, a religion, and a nation. You sound like a Westboro Baptist to me. You have just proven here on Free Republic that Proverbs 15:2 is all about you. I thought baptists had a mature Christian worldview and knew the written Word of God better than that.


40 posted on 06/25/2010 7:01:29 PM PDT by MikeSteelBe
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To: MikeSteelBe

Jewish is not a race, “Semitic” is not a race.

I don’t bother to read further replies after someone starts the personal attacks, especially from someone as profoundly ignorant as you are.

So rant on, as if you could do otherwise, your type never can but rest assured, it won’t even be read.


41 posted on 06/25/2010 7:13:38 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (No Romney,No Mark Kirk (Illinois), not now, not ever!)
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To: Graybeard58

I knew you were using smart-aleck comments to point out my misuse of the term “semitic”. There is nothing wrong with honest ignorance, and I was prepared to apologize to you if you were truly ignorant of such things. I misspelled the term, and should of said Hebrew race.

Since your replies to my post are a direct violation of Proverbs 26:18-19, maybe you should apologize to me, if you really are a fellow Christian “Baptist”.

Since you responded to my personal attack with one yourself, your criticism of mine has no merit. That is called hypocrisy.


42 posted on 06/26/2010 9:43:57 AM PDT by MikeSteelBe
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