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Stumping for Democrats, Obama Uses Three Words to Describe America: ‘Big, Messy Democracy’
CNS News ^ | 10/27/2010 | Penny Star

Posted on 10/27/2010 4:39:07 AM PDT by IbJensen

(CNSNews.com) – President Barack Obama repeatedly has called the United States a “big, messy Democracy" in his many campaign stops around the country in recent weeks.

“I know that a lot of times people wonder, gosh, you know, why did it take -- why did health care take so long [to pass]?” Obama said at a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) fundraiser in a private home in Providence, R.I on Monday. “Well, this is not a monarchy we live in. This is a democracy. And it’s a big, messy democracy.

“And there’s supposed to be debate, and there’s supposed to be contentiousness, and it’s supposed to be hard to make big changes,” Obama said.

On Oct. 21, The Oregonian reported on Obama's trip to the state to stump for Oregon’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate, John Kitzhaber: "I told you during the campaign it was going to be hard," Obama said on Oct. 20. "Some of you didn't believe me. This is a big, messy democracy and the special interests won't go down without a fight, and sometimes it can wear you down."

The president also used that description at an Oct. 23 DCCC fund-raiser in Minneapolis: “And so, yes, things don't happen as quickly as we want; they’re not always as smooth as people would want,” Obama said. “This is a big, messy democracy. That’s the nature of America. It’s always been that way.”

In an interview with New York Times reporter Peter Baker on Oct. 12, Obama once again used the expression to defend what his administration has accomplished in the two years since he was sworn in as president.

''I make no apologies for having set high expectations for myself and for the country, because I think we can meet those expectations,'' Obama said. ''Now, the one thing that I will say -- which I anticipated and can be tough -- is the fact that in a big, messy democracy like this, everything takes time. And we're not a culture that's built on patience.''


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: evilregime; muslimpresident; obozo; partyofdeath
''I make no apologies for having set high expectations for myself and for the country, because I think we can meet those expectations,'' Obama said.

High expectations for the country are envisioning how we can perform an abortion on this grievous error! Clean out the White Hut and return this imbecilic communist-muslim to the sewers of Chicago or the grass huts of Kenya!

1 posted on 10/27/2010 4:39:10 AM PDT by IbJensen
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To: IbJensen

Saw ONE Obama sticker while driving around all last weekend in liberal NorthEast.


2 posted on 10/27/2010 4:43:56 AM PDT by petercooper (Imam Obama)
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To: IbJensen

‘We’??

Now his failure is OUR fault?

Time for this horse’s a^% to GO!!!


3 posted on 10/27/2010 4:44:32 AM PDT by SMARTY ("..discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you")
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To: IbJensen
“Well, this is not a monarchy we live in. This is a democracy. And it’s a big, messy democracy.

Well, at least he's got part of this right. We are not a monarchy, but we're also not supposed to be a democracy. Democracies are exactly as he describes them, big, messy. This is one of the many reasons our founding documents, if we actually followed them, made us a Republic.

4 posted on 10/27/2010 4:44:57 AM PDT by EBH (the first step in a long journey...that finally begins on November 2nd, 2010.)
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To: IbJensen

And its about to get a lot messier for you pal.


5 posted on 10/27/2010 4:45:38 AM PDT by John W (Chuck Todd Is An Ass)
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To: John W

The mistake needs to be removed, along with his retinue, from the White Hut!


6 posted on 10/27/2010 4:48:54 AM PDT by IbJensen (Our government is a disease masquerading as its own cure.)
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To: IbJensen

This year he told us he didn’t need us!

Funny how the times change.

Now he is going to discover Republicans are relevant when they hold the power of the purse!

Stick a fork in it Barry; its not gone the way you want.

That’s democracy - see ya Tuesday!


7 posted on 10/27/2010 4:49:16 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: IbJensen

Yes a democracy is “messy” for Obama who yearns to be a dictator.


8 posted on 10/27/2010 4:49:26 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: petercooper

When I see an Obozo sticker I let the driver of that particular car know that he or she can park in the handicapped slots.


9 posted on 10/27/2010 4:49:52 AM PDT by IbJensen (Our government is a disease masquerading as its own cure.)
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To: IbJensen

“...and to the Republic for which we stand...
... under GOD....”
Gee - funny how he misses these minor details -
he’s just such a big-picture, inclusive sorta guy.


10 posted on 10/27/2010 4:49:55 AM PDT by bossmechanic (If all else fails, hit it with a hammer)
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To: IbJensen

“Big, Messy, Democracy” Spoken like a true dictator-wannabe.


11 posted on 10/27/2010 4:50:07 AM PDT by MichiganCheese (I "gotta sit in the back"!)
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To: IbJensen

I love it - “White Hut.”

But ... don’t you mean Black Hut?

You KNOW how Obama FEELS about WHITES ... .


12 posted on 10/27/2010 4:50:33 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: IbJensen
Move over Abe Lincoln, your oratorical magnificence has been surpassed by our new Emperor.
13 posted on 10/27/2010 4:51:18 AM PDT by PSYCHO-FREEP ( Give me Liberty, or give me an M-24A2!)
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To: IbJensen
lol...I am going to steal that!!!
14 posted on 10/27/2010 4:51:57 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$ (Playing by the rules only works if both sides do it!)
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To: MichiganCheese

I call this America’s Rob Ford Referendum!

Nice mouthful don’t ya think?

If you thought the Suburban Barbarians in Canada were bad, wait til you see the GOP version.

The Democrat Mordor is not gonna win the day!

Heh


15 posted on 10/27/2010 4:52:03 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: IbJensen
President Ignoramus Maximus is at it again.

Hey. Bonehead. The USA is NOT a 'democracy'.
We are a Republic, ya moron.

16 posted on 10/27/2010 4:56:30 AM PDT by Condor51 (SAT CONG!)
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To: IbJensen
For the 1,867,345,235,223,700th time:

Its a REPUBLIC!


17 posted on 10/27/2010 5:00:12 AM PDT by AFreeBird
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To: IbJensen

“Big Messy Democracy”

0bama would love to turn America into a “Big Messy Dictatorship” if he could.


18 posted on 10/27/2010 5:01:04 AM PDT by NRG1973
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To: EBH

EB — I was thinking the same thing. We ain’t a true democracy. Our _resident Idiot strikes again!


19 posted on 10/27/2010 5:05:58 AM PDT by misharu (US Congress = children without adult supervision.)
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To: IbJensen

He is clearly an obsessive compulsive neat freak.

He wants to organize all human beings into groups, color code them by race, age and sex.

To eliminate confusion everyone will be issued clothing to designate status and occupation.

Mao-like dreams from his Father.


20 posted on 10/27/2010 5:06:06 AM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair; man's surrender. Laughter; God's redemption.)
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To: IbJensen

“fundraiser in a private home in Providence, R.I...”

Looks like obuma only has two friendly venues to spout his garbage: liberal colleges infested with bed-wetting college students and backyard barbecues.


21 posted on 10/27/2010 5:20:38 AM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: sergeantdave

#2 has to be the $30,000 a plate dinners in the extreme-liberal homes of billionaires ridden with white-guilt.


22 posted on 10/27/2010 5:30:12 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: petercooper
Saw ONE Obama sticker while driving around all last weekend in liberal NorthEast.

Come on over here to Seattle. I see them all the time.

23 posted on 10/27/2010 5:36:46 AM PDT by NurdlyPeon (Sarah Palin: America's last, best hope for survival.)
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To: IbJensen
The entire Democrat party is organized around the principle that it is composed fundamentally of "special interests" ~ that is "groups", not individuals, nor even social classes.

With that definition you see what Obama is talking about ~ first, that he sees the Republican party, or any party, as being identical to the Democrats, and second, that he cannot comprehend that private individuals acting in concert with other private individuals who may well not be part of the same class, race, occupation category, or "interest group" might well band together to PUSH BACK AGAINST the Democrat party's "special interests".

That's why Obama and his running dog lackeys spend so much time trying to identify the "special interests" or "rich people" behind any particular source of opposition to their ideas.

In short, all Democrats are in a trick bag of special interests from which they cannot escape.

We must marginalize them in every way possible and then remove them from political influence in this country.

24 posted on 10/27/2010 6:03:19 AM PDT by muawiyah ("GIT OUT THE WAY" The Republicans are coming)
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To: IbJensen

What exactly is a “special interest”?

I’d say that unions and those who make their money feeding at the trough of the Federal pig are more of a special interest than anyone Obama is referring to in that quote.


25 posted on 10/27/2010 6:08:12 AM PDT by RightFighter (So this is how liberty dies - with thunderous applause!)
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To: IbJensen
VOTE LIKE IT'S 1776 OUR LIBERTY & FREEDOM DEPEND ON IT!

BOOTS ON THE GROUND

TIME FOR YOU TO GO

WE THE PEOPLE BY RAY STEVENS

WHEN AMERICA IS NOT AMERICA ANY MORE

26 posted on 10/27/2010 6:45:39 AM PDT by GailA (obamacare paid for by cuts & taxes on most vulnerable Veterans, retired Military, disabled & Seniors)
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To: petercooper
Saw ONE Obama sticker while driving around all last weekend in liberal NorthEast.

I am seeing a lot less zero stickers here in Austin. There are not near as many Elmer Fudd (bill white) for governor as I expected to see. I don't think Elmer has a chance next week.

27 posted on 10/27/2010 9:16:51 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (Remember in November. Clean the house on Nov. 2. / Progressive is a PC word for liberal democrat.)
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