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Obama is like a Chilean miner, Harry Reid says
MSNBC.com ^ | October 18, 2010

Posted on 10/18/2010 6:27:56 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has compared President Barack Obama to a trapped Chilean miner.

In a speech to supporters in Las Vegas on Sunday night, Reid said that when Obama replaced George W. Bush in the White House he found himself in a "hole so deep that he couldn't see the outside world.

"It was like the Chilean miners, but he, being the man he is, rolled up his sleeves and said 'I am going to get us out of this hole,'" Reid said at an "Early Vote GOTV" event.

At a Democratic rally in Boston on Saturday, Obama acknowledged Democrats in general were in a hole, heading up to the mid-term elections.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Nevada
KEYWORDS: dingyharry; election2010; failure; socialism
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Wow...these people are disgusting and need to be removed from office.


2 posted on 10/18/2010 6:29:45 AM PDT by woweeitsme
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Uh, the miners didn’t get themselves out of the hole. They were brave and patient, but all they did was wait for the drill bit.


3 posted on 10/18/2010 6:29:46 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

If I were in Nevada, I’d tell Harry exactly what type of “hole” both he and Obama are.


4 posted on 10/18/2010 6:30:04 AM PDT by mwl8787
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
"In a speech to supporters in Las Vegas on Sunday night, Reid said that when Obama replaced George W. Bush in the White House he found himself in a "hole so deep that he couldn't see the outside world."

At that point the Democrats had controlled Congress for two years.

5 posted on 10/18/2010 6:30:25 AM PDT by avacado
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

He dug his own hole and now he can’t get out of it?.................


6 posted on 10/18/2010 6:30:48 AM PDT by Red Badger (WOULD SOMEBODY PLEASE GIVE MEGHAN MCCAIN A BOX OF KRISPY KREMES SO SHE'LL SHUT THE HELL UP?!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Well then would someone tell this idiot to stop digging in the wrong direction?


7 posted on 10/18/2010 6:31:09 AM PDT by Clintons Are White Trash (Lynn Stewart, Helen Thomas, Rosie ODonnell, Maureen Dowd, Medea Benjamin - The Axis of Ugly)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Except that the Chilean miners, unlike Obama, were not deluded into believing that they could dig out.


8 posted on 10/18/2010 6:31:12 AM PDT by Silentgypsy
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Um, Harry you moron, it was American capitalism and the technology built by capitalist businesses that got those miners out. I’m not taking anything away from them for their bravery, but they didn’t dig themselves out. It’s a stupid analogy, but certainly not surprising coming from you.


9 posted on 10/18/2010 6:31:26 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Reid is an @$$hole. As such, he knows holes.


10 posted on 10/18/2010 6:31:36 AM PDT by magellan
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
he found himself an a-hole so deep that he couldn't see the outside world

There, fixed it...

11 posted on 10/18/2010 6:31:39 AM PDT by mikrofon (NObama '12)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
..we could only wish he was a Chilean miner.
12 posted on 10/18/2010 6:32:00 AM PDT by Doogle (IT'S THAT TIME AGAIN....PLEASE donate, because it's the RIGHT thing to do)
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To: avacado

Someone needs to tell Obama that when he’s in a deep hole like that, he needs to stop digging.


13 posted on 10/18/2010 6:33:00 AM PDT by ShandaLear (The price of Obamacare? 30 pieces of silver.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

What an idiot and a disgusting fraud. It is all the more revolting to see Reid/Obama attempting to use the mine rescue, since Obama was the one world leader who did not call the Chilean president to congratulate Chile on the success.


14 posted on 10/18/2010 6:33:16 AM PDT by livius
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Bammy’s in a deep hole,
in the dark,
and away from the real world.
After those, all comparisons stop.
15 posted on 10/18/2010 6:33:50 AM PDT by ozark hilljilly (Had enough, yet?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I would agree. Obama is in the dark, completely removed from what the everyday American needs or wants.


16 posted on 10/18/2010 6:34:02 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: woweeitsme
Obama is like a Chilean miner, Harry Reid says

Well, he's right. I doubt that any of the miners were born in the US, either.

17 posted on 10/18/2010 6:34:10 AM PDT by wbill
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To: woweeitsme

Let’s see,

He doesn’t believe in God...

He doesn’t believe in initiative...

He doesn’t believe in American exceptionalism (I bet those miners do after that PA company came to their rescue)...

He doesn’t love his country...

Where do the comparisons (rather contrasts) end?


18 posted on 10/18/2010 6:35:35 AM PDT by ReleaseTheHounds ("The problem with Socialism is that eventually you run out of other people's money." M. Thatcher)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

SHOVEL READY

19 posted on 10/18/2010 6:35:48 AM PDT by kingattax (99 % of liberals give the rest a bad name)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Doea arrogance know no bounds? We need to get rid of these people.


20 posted on 10/18/2010 6:35:52 AM PDT by Celtic Cross (I AM the Impeccable Hat.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

He’s like a Chilean miner? You mean he has a wife AND a mistress??


21 posted on 10/18/2010 6:35:52 AM PDT by brytlea (Jesus loves me, this I know.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Actually, it was obama and his chia pets in Congress that CAUSED the cave-in.

Comments like these from Reid only make the drill bit more dull.

The funny part is, the Chilean people started working on getting our ot their hole almost as soon as it started...the dems have continued digging deeper for two years, and in the last month, they want to be "rescued".

To reid and obama: you can't been a socialist asshole for two years and then expect your crybaby tears to pull you out at the last minute...it doesn't work that way. Both of your mother's were terribly negligent for not having taught you that simple rule of life.
22 posted on 10/18/2010 6:35:59 AM PDT by FrankR (You are only obligated to obama to the extent you accept his handouts.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
It only looks as dark as the hole those miners were trapped in to Obama and the Dems because their heads are trapped in dark holes.
23 posted on 10/18/2010 6:36:10 AM PDT by F.J. Mitchell (Zerobama not a Muslim? Obviously then, their most favorite useful idiot..)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

that analogy is absolutely disgusting....and Dingy Harry has just proven he really is senile and completely out of touch with reality! I hate libs!!!!


24 posted on 10/18/2010 6:36:30 AM PDT by BamaDi ("The definition of a racist today is anyone who is winning an argument with a liberal.")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Obama is like a Chilean miner.

Yep. He's giving America the shaft.

25 posted on 10/18/2010 6:36:44 AM PDT by Right Brother
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Finally! Reid is beginning to make a little sense!

Obama is in hole so deep that he couldn't see the outside world! He's like a blind person politically. He's like someone trapped in a mine without any light. He doesn't know what to do and he's trapped by his Leftist agenda.

*It was like the Chilean miners, but he, being the man he is, rolled up his sleeves and said ‘I am going to get us out of this hole*

Possibly....but then he decided to dig straight DOWN with his ludicrous economy destroying Obamacare, “stimulus” nonsense, and promoting the scam-based Cap n’ Trade tax.

*...Reid said at an “Early Vote GOTV” event.*

Is GOTV only for Democrats? I've not heard of it. If it is only for Democrats then I can only assume that it has that name because they know that they will have to GO in November!

26 posted on 10/18/2010 6:36:59 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (Language, Borders, Culture, Full employment for those here legally)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“Obama is like a Chilean miner, Harry Reid says”

Oh...he has a mistress on the side too? What’s his name?


27 posted on 10/18/2010 6:37:09 AM PDT by WKUHilltopper (Fix bayonets!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

This delusional nut should be locked up for the safety of the country.


28 posted on 10/18/2010 6:38:09 AM PDT by kittymyrib
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

When the miners were trapped Pinera asked the world for their expertise to save the miners.

When BP rig blew up Obama sent a team of lawyers to demand money from BP and then he went back to golfing and vacationing.


29 posted on 10/18/2010 6:38:19 AM PDT by Carley (For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The dems that are about to get kicked out of office would like to see the kenyan in a hole similar to the one Saddam Hussein hid in.


30 posted on 10/18/2010 6:40:04 AM PDT by albie
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
If I were one of the miners I would be very offended by that remark..

If you want to see what the fool Obama is about read about his boss..and for that matter all the democrats boss including Harry Reid..

http://www.commieblaster.com/george-soros-fund/index.html

31 posted on 10/18/2010 6:41:37 AM PDT by PLD (When you receive a kindness,remember it;when you bestow one,forget it)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
From the article:

""It was like the Chilean miners, but he, being the man he is, rolled up his sleeves and said 'I am going to get us out of this hole,'" Reid said at an "Early Vote GOTV" event."

Obama Shovel
"A Mind Strong Back Is A Terrible Thing To Waste"

32 posted on 10/18/2010 6:41:48 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Keep talking Harry!!! This statement itself will help Sharon immensely. You think we are all that DUMB???


33 posted on 10/18/2010 6:41:59 AM PDT by pollywog ("Under His Wings".........Psalm 91:4)
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To: brytlea; Oldeconomybuyer

Actually there are some similarities. The late choir director, Reggie Love, etc. And then 21:!!!

http://www.3news.co.nz/Chilean-miner-21-stood-up-by-scorned-wife/tabid/417/articleID/181405/Default.aspx


34 posted on 10/18/2010 6:42:10 AM PDT by danamco (")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Let’s put this to a test. 0bama can go down into a mine a couple of thousand feet and then cause a cave in to block the exit. Then with Biden and Hillary in charge of the rescue effort we can see how it goes.


35 posted on 10/18/2010 6:43:58 AM PDT by Truth is a Weapon (If I weren't afraid of the feds, I would refer to Obama as our "undocumented POTUS")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

In 2008 the unemployment figure was 7.2%, remind me please what is it today? Which direction is Obummer digging?


36 posted on 10/18/2010 6:45:36 AM PDT by McGavin999 ("I was there when we had the numbers, but didn't have the principles"-Jim DeMint)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

If Reid gets re-elected, Nevaduh will pass Floriduh as the most stupid State.


37 posted on 10/18/2010 6:48:41 AM PDT by AU72
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Well, he has dug himself a hole so deep he can’t get himself out of it, and his world is caving in around him.


38 posted on 10/18/2010 6:49:33 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (Never, never, never give up. -- Winston Churchill)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Surely most Nevada voters will see through this blatant opportunism


39 posted on 10/18/2010 6:50:34 AM PDT by kidd
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Okay, why not: Obama’s like a Chilean miner. He’s lost in the dark, completely helpless, and only a big push by capitalist enterprise can possibly save him.


40 posted on 10/18/2010 6:56:01 AM PDT by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know. . .)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Let me get this straight.

When Obama says we can’t give the keys back to the Repubs. He’s obviously talking about Congress.

Yet when Dems were in control of Congress (07-08). It was Bush who had the keys.

I’m confused. /s


41 posted on 10/18/2010 6:56:49 AM PDT by nhwingut (Palin/Bachmann '12)
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To: BamaDi

He does sound increasingly senile, doesn’t he? You wonder where his advisers are, though. This is such a weird and off putting comparison, you’d think somebody would have advised Reid against making it.

If it was a Freudian analogy, it does say a lot about how Harry sees Barry. The miners’ chief characteristic was helplessness. They had to depend one-hundred percent on the people at the surface for food and eventual rescue. Maybe Harry has realized Obama is helpless and in over his head. It’s a thought, anyway.


42 posted on 10/18/2010 6:57:35 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: pollywog

Totally agree. Republicans should stay quiet for the next 2 weeks and let the libbies keep talking. Libbies are so desperate they are saying anything and are their own worse enemy. It is so great watching them squirm.


43 posted on 10/18/2010 6:59:29 AM PDT by jerseyrocks
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To: avacado

Thats good to point out. And enough of this blaming Bush crap from the left. They have had 2 years to fix this crap and have made it worse. Its their fault the economy is such bad shape.


44 posted on 10/18/2010 7:00:23 AM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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To: woweeitsme

I’d put an outhouse on top of that hole.


45 posted on 10/18/2010 7:00:49 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Will he be rescued with the help of middle-aged white Americans employed by successful American companies using American technology and equipment?
46 posted on 10/18/2010 7:05:20 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man
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To: brytlea
He’s like a Chilean miner? You mean he has a wife AND a mistress??

Obviously, Dirty Harry confused The One with Slick Willie.

47 posted on 10/18/2010 7:07:03 AM PDT by Loyal Buckeye
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To: musicman

How long before that photo is called “racist”?


48 posted on 10/18/2010 7:09:14 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Completely in the dark?

Agreed.


49 posted on 10/18/2010 7:10:54 AM PDT by BibChr ("...behold, they have rejected the word of the LORD, so what wisdom is in them?" [Jer. 8:9])
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Whatever marble Reid had left has just been declared missing.


50 posted on 10/18/2010 7:13:56 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Today, Congress. Tomorrow, the White House!)
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