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President Obama's closing argument: Don't go GOP
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Posted on 10/23/2010 5:15:15 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

President Obama's closing argument: Don't go GOP

By: Carol E. Lee October 23, 2010 05:49 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS — President Barack Obama finished the longest campaign trip of his presidency Saturday much in the way he started: criticizing Republicans for wanting to take the country backward and trying to rally disheartened Democrats to the polls.

For Democratic supporters from 2008 who are thinking about switching sides this election, Obama paraphrased Albert Einstein. “The true sign of madness is if you do the same thing over and over again and expect the same result,” he said during a rally at the University of Minnesota.

“All of you have to vote,” Obama told thousands of supporters. “There is no excuse.”

The president, who was in Minnesota to stump for gubernatorial candidate Mark Dayton, continued to attack Republicans by framing the election as a choice — between tax cuts for the middle class or tax cuts for the wealthy, he said, and a reformed health care, credit card and financial system or the same policies that were in place before he took office.

“We’ve got a different idea about what the future should hold for America,” Obama said. Republicans, he said, are offering “same old stuff that they have been peddling for the last decade,” whether it’s on Social Security, the environment or foreign policy.

“We believe in making sure people don’t get ripped off when they sign up for a mortgage,” Obama said, suggesting Republicans don’t. “That’s the choice in this election.”

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2010midterms; bho44; buyersremorse; journ0lists
Ten Days.........
1 posted on 10/23/2010 5:15:18 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Too late - mailed them off this afternoon.


2 posted on 10/23/2010 5:16:25 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Judas Iscariot - the first social justice advocate. John 12:3-6)
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To: Sub-Driver

Don’t go GOP if you want FREE EVERYTHING!! You are a PET to be taken care of, because you are TO STUPID to take care of yourself!!


3 posted on 10/23/2010 5:17:12 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I haven’t heard of anyone getting tingles this time around.


4 posted on 10/23/2010 5:17:33 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (defeat islam (with music).)
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To: Sub-Driver

I honestly would never see a headline like this from these scum: “President Bush’s closing argument, “Don’t go Democrat.”

The rotten pigs would never call him President Bush, for starters.


5 posted on 10/23/2010 5:18:18 PM PDT by Luke21
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To: Sub-Driver
Don't go GOP

WOW....I am persuaded! What incredible charisma!!!

6 posted on 10/23/2010 5:18:40 PM PDT by montag813 (http://www.facebook.com/StandWithArizona)
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To: Sub-Driver
“We believe in making sure people don’t get ripped off when they sign up for a mortgage,” Obama said, suggesting Republicans don’t.

You mean, like the taxpayers getting ripped off because you forced banks to make the loans to unqualified people, and then bailed out the banks? Those are the people you don't want to be ripped off? Like Republicans do?

7 posted on 10/23/2010 5:18:42 PM PDT by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: Sub-Driver

“The true sign of madness is if you do the same thing over and over again and expect the same result,” he said during a rally at the University of Minnesota.

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Because Marxism has worked so well in every nation and culture where it has been tried.


8 posted on 10/23/2010 5:21:00 PM PDT by Psalm 144
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To: Sub-Driver
Obama paraphrased Albert Einstein. “The true sign of madness is if you do the same thing over and over again and expect the same result,”

That's not a very good paraphrase. Same result?

Anyway it's pretty funny. If he even bothered to get the quote right, it would mean that according to Jerry Brown, Obama is Arnold Schwarzenegger.

9 posted on 10/23/2010 5:23:15 PM PDT by mhx
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To: Sub-Driver

Did he use the “car in the ditch” analogy again cause it’s so effective. Idiot.

FUBO


10 posted on 10/23/2010 5:24:49 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Sub-Driver

This guy is so partisan it is scary. What does he think he’s accomplishing by putting party over country?


11 posted on 10/23/2010 5:25:52 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: Sub-Driver

“The true sign of madness is if you do the same thing over and over again and expect the same result,”
Most of the large cities in this country have been under Democratic control for ages and are broke and corrupt to the core. QED


12 posted on 10/23/2010 5:26:25 PM PDT by antidemoncrat
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To: Psalm 144

This is all wrong. I think the saying is that it is insanity to do the same thing over and over, expecting a different result the next time. Doing the same thing and getting the same result every time is just being consistent.

Also, if it were insanity to do the same thing twice, then he is saying you are crazy to vote for Democrats again, because you already did it once and it didn’t work out well.

The whole statement is messed up.


13 posted on 10/23/2010 5:28:28 PM PDT by married21 (As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Saw a sign in the back window of a pickup today:

Nov. 02 is the only thing keeping me civil.

Gave a honk and a thumbs up as I drove by.

14 posted on 10/23/2010 5:31:40 PM PDT by Michael Barnes (Guilty of being White.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I wonder if we could get the word out to our Rat “friends” that in order to avoid confusion, Republians are to vote on the second of November and the Rats are to vote on the 3rd of November.


15 posted on 10/23/2010 5:32:29 PM PDT by jesseam (Been there, done that)
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To: Sub-Driver

” “same old stuff ...”

Barry uses the word “ stuff “ all the time when he’s off the teleprompter.
I think he uses it as much as he uses “ aaaaaaah “ and “ uuuuum.”
He’s obviously a moron , but, the media , in the face of evidence otherwise, keeps insisting that he’s a genius.


16 posted on 10/23/2010 5:34:17 PM PDT by Wild Irish Rogue
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To: married21

Heh. You are right. I just sort of glided over the the cliche when I started reading it. Trust Obama to botch even simple plagiarism. Joe Biden actually IS smarter!


17 posted on 10/23/2010 5:35:05 PM PDT by Psalm 144
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To: Brilliant
What does he think he’s accomplishing by putting party over country?

Personal power, the adoration of his pathetic followers, and the satisfaction of doing great damage to a country he hates with all his hart. He's just a vandal, a destroyer. He creates or builds nothing....

18 posted on 10/23/2010 5:38:31 PM PDT by Mad_as_heck (The MSM - America's (domestic) public enemy #1.)
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To: Sub-Driver
President Obama's closing argument: Don't go GOP

I'm sure he still needed a prompter for that as well.

19 posted on 10/23/2010 5:40:00 PM PDT by mainepatsfan
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To: Sub-Driver

I imagine a Kindergarten room, except it’s a room in the WH. A big room with a big round rug. And all the White House staff gathers and they all throw out ideas for the daily bright idea for Zero.

Don’t go GOP? Wow, even 1st graders could come up with a better one than this.


20 posted on 10/23/2010 5:40:25 PM PDT by Marty62 (marty60)
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To: the invisib1e hand
I haven’t heard of anyone getting tingles this time around.

This is precisely why I plan on tuning into MSNBC to watch Matthews et al. fall apart the night of Nov. 2.

21 posted on 10/23/2010 5:45:38 PM PDT by Cu Roi
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To: Sub-Driver

The press photographers are all trying to make it seem like the hopeychange glory days all over again. If you have a strong stomach:

http://www.daylife.com/search/photos/1/grid?q=Obama


22 posted on 10/23/2010 5:47:00 PM PDT by Qbert
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To: Sub-Driver
President Barack Obama finished the longest campaign trip of his presidency...

You LIE! This evil little twerp NEVER finishes campaigning. If he's not campaigning, he's golfing.

God, I don't know if I can take two more years of this Useless-Waste-Of-Oxygen.

23 posted on 10/23/2010 5:49:16 PM PDT by kromike
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To: Brilliant
This guy is so partisan it is scary. What does he think he’s accomplishing by putting party over country?

He's a "citizen of the world."
24 posted on 10/23/2010 5:49:42 PM PDT by Vision ("Did I not say to you that if you would believe, you would see the glory of God?" John 11:40)
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To: Vision

“The true sign of madness is if you do the same thing over and over again and expect the same result,”

Last time they voted Democrat and look what they got.

Does the fool even know what he said?


25 posted on 10/23/2010 5:59:28 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: montag813
Me too...dang and I voted today...I should have voted rat.
26 posted on 10/23/2010 6:24:10 PM PDT by JPG (Sarah Palin says: "Buck-up or get out of the truck.")
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To: Sub-Driver

I hope that line goes down the same path as...”America, stay out the bushes...” Quoted by the same Race Pimp that tried to tell us Jesus didn’t speak English. Guess you are, just a little bit, like Jesus, Jesse.


27 posted on 10/23/2010 6:40:01 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature (3(0|\|0/\/\1($ 101: (4P174L1$/\/\ R3QU1r3$ (4P174L. Could it be any more simple?)
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To: Sub-Driver

-—“All of you have to vote,” Obama told thousands of supporters. “There is no excuse.” -—

I wonder how many of those “supporters” were illegal.


28 posted on 10/23/2010 7:07:07 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone
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To: Sub-Driver

““The true sign of madness is if you do the same thing over and over again and expect the same result,” he said during a rally at the University of Minnesota.”


I think the correct quotation should read “It’s insanity to do the same thing over and over again and expect a different result.”

Well, Barack the nation tried the Dems in 2006 and again in 2008.....they’d be nuts to elect them again in 2010!


29 posted on 10/23/2010 7:12:37 PM PDT by Forty-Niner (Down the Donks! Revolution is Brewing. Make Babs Boxer a part of history....today!)
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To: Wild Irish Rogue
the media , in the face of evidence otherwise, keeps insisting that he’s a genius.

And a great orator. He only lives in front of a teleprompter so as to level the playing field with all of the lesser humans that are burdened with speaking using only 3x5 cards with outline notes.

This "charismatic" speaker would have been laughed out of my college speech class in 1972.

30 posted on 10/23/2010 7:47:31 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s ( If you can remember the 60s....you weren't really there)
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To: mhx
Obama paraphrased Albert Einstein. “The true sign of madness is if you do the same thing over and over again and expect the same result,”

He's such an idiot. The saying is exactly the reverse: Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a DIFFERENT result. What a fool. Where are his college records? I bet he never took a course that wasn't "pass-fail."

31 posted on 10/23/2010 9:11:01 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: Sub-Driver
“All of you have to vote,” Obama told thousands of supporters. “There is no excuse.”

This guy is sounding more and more like Kim Jong Il by the day.

There is no excuse for not supporting his path of destruction?

Sheesh, what a psychologically disturbed person.

32 posted on 10/24/2010 12:56:06 AM PDT by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Reverse Operation Chaos

vs

Operation Jackass

Rush sure knows how to shape Obama’s thinking.


33 posted on 10/24/2010 6:28:15 AM PDT by eaglestar
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