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Fear-Mongers Deliver Victory
Chicago Sun Times ^ | 11-04-2010 | Mary Mitchell

Posted on 11/04/2010 7:18:42 AM PDT by kingu

A day after President Obama got what he called a "shellacking" in the midterm elections, he took full responsibility for the outcome that turned over the House to the Republicans.

Pundits will spend the next few days poring over the numbers. But judging from the questions reporters asked at the news conference, the defeat is being cast as a clear message from voters that Obama is going in the wrong direction.

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For the last two years, the electorate has been subjected to lies about Obama's religion, his heritage and his agenda. These deliberate falsehoods were designed to scare the bejeezus out of anyone who waves the American flag.

Unfortunately, Tuesday's midterm massacre was as much a victory for the fear-mongers as it was for the Republican candidates who sought public office for a noble cause.

Apparently a lot of voters drank up every drop of the Obama-bashers' Kool-Aid.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2010midterms; elitism; fearmongers; gopcomeback; issues; msm; obama; soreloserman
Denial isn't just a river in Egypt..

It never ceases to amaze me how an industry which is on the decline works so hard to tell it's readers that they are utter idiots, and that superior liberals know all the answers. I've gotta try that in business myself, see how well it goes. Like a donut shop owner telling every customer, 'Hey, fatty, don't you think you should stop buying this crap?'

1 posted on 11/04/2010 7:18:44 AM PDT by kingu
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To: kingu

My new congressman’s son is a crime writer at either this paper or the Tribune.


2 posted on 11/04/2010 7:25:48 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: kingu

This writer is COMPLETELY DELUSIONAL!


3 posted on 11/04/2010 7:28:09 AM PDT by Castigar
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To: kingu

For the last two years, the electorate has been subjected to THE TRUTH about Obama’s religion, his heritage and his agenda.

That’s why his airplane went burning down in defeat!!!

This article is 100% cornfed bullshit and a waste of time.


4 posted on 11/04/2010 7:28:21 AM PDT by DontTreadOnMe2009 (So stop treading on me already!)
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To: kingu
For the last two years, the electorate has been subjected to lies about Obama's religion, his heritage and his agenda. These deliberate falsehoods were designed to scare the bejeezus out of anyone who waves the American flag.

No mention of the 8 years of crap we got from the left about Bush. What goes around comes around.

5 posted on 11/04/2010 7:28:39 AM PDT by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: kingu

Mary Mitchell: A racist with a column.


6 posted on 11/04/2010 7:29:26 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Islam is a violent and tyrannical political ideology and has nothing to do with "religion".)
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To: pnh102

The difference being the crap they piled on Bush was all lies.


7 posted on 11/04/2010 7:30:51 AM PDT by rightwingextremist1776
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To: kingu

“A day after President Obama got what he called a “shellacking”....”

....that would be “shellacing”....most of these Lefty media writers are poorly educated...they write things like ‘dribble’ instead of drivel...


8 posted on 11/04/2010 7:33:31 AM PDT by STONEWALLS
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To: kingu
But some observers also are questioning why so many businesses have been reluctant to hire workers despite the signs of an economic recovery. Some people even believe that the inaction is a deliberate attempt to undermine the president's policies.

There used to be a time when newspaper reporters lived in middle class communities. Then they became "journalists" and they suddenly became too good for their beer-and-burger neighbors even though their pay didn't match up with their egos.

Mary Mitchell is no different--she has absolutely no clue as to why business won't hire even though every business from the mom-and-pop to the megacorp could tell her why (instability in government). She would do well to come out of her ivory tower every now and then and buy a clue, but that would entail rubbing elbows with the "fear mongers".

9 posted on 11/04/2010 7:33:58 AM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

Mary Mitchell: A racist with a column

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The thing I never understood about the black racist community is that they have never understood that by fate Obama is just a genetic marker away from being white!


10 posted on 11/04/2010 7:35:07 AM PDT by not2worry (WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND)
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To: randog
But some observers also are questioning why so many businesses have been reluctant to hire workers despite the signs of an economic recovery. Some people even believe that the inaction is a deliberate attempt to undermine the president's policies.

Lies by the left of course. Heard this crap just the other day in DC.

11 posted on 11/04/2010 7:35:19 AM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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To: Castigar

“This writer is COMPLETELY DELUSIONAL!”

She’s taking a “shellacking” in the Comments section at the link!


12 posted on 11/04/2010 7:36:16 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: DontTreadOnMe2009

“For the last two years, the electorate has been subjected to lies about Obama’s religion, his heritage and his agenda.”

Mary, Mary...before writing such booscheeeteau, you should consider this: the ONE hisowndamnself has said that he is a blank canvass and we can paint him how we like. Since there is no definitive proof/documentation, these aren’t lies - he’s just being painted as a muslim socialist from Kenya.


13 posted on 11/04/2010 7:37:47 AM PDT by 2nd Bn, 11th Mar (All sweat, no equity)
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To: KC_Conspirator
..... despite the signs of an economic recovery.

I KNEW someone saw me pick up that quarter in the parking lot!

14 posted on 11/04/2010 7:38:43 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: kingu

Fear mongers??? Are we talking about 2008 or 2010?

Obama: “We need stimulus now, or the economy will collapse”
Obama: “We need ‘cash for clunkers’ or the auto industry will collapse”
Obama: “We need health care reform or the health care industry in this country will collapse”
Obama: “We need credit reform or the credit industry will collapse.”

Who’s the fear monger?


15 posted on 11/04/2010 7:40:14 AM PDT by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: kingu

“Unfortunately, Tuesday’s midterm massacre was as much a victory for the fear-mongers...”

The author ought to mention that Americans have every right to expect that Presidential candidates are forthcoming about themselves, their experience, education, character, associations, etc.

Voters have the right AND A DUTY to properly assess these individuals before making decisions about national leadership.

That said… this ‘President’ has always been criminally and intentionally evasive and ambiguous about his ‘eligibility’ and fitness for the Presidency. Nothing we knew about “O” before his election or that we have come to know since, recommends him for the position he holds. NOTHING!!!

No other candidate in the history of the US has been shown as much leeway on this … AND this ‘President’, in return for such remarkable latitude, has designed an administration demonstrating JUST the same arrogant disregard for legitimacy and traditional rules and procedures as his own!!


16 posted on 11/04/2010 7:40:47 AM PDT by SMARTY ("..discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you")
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To: KC_Conspirator
But some observers also are questioning why so many businesses have been reluctant to hire workers despite the signs of an economic recovery. Some people even believe that the inaction is a deliberate attempt to undermine the president's policies.

YAY!! And the "VAST RIGHT WING CONSPIRACY" rides again. YEEEEEHAWWWWWWW. Where do they get these idiots from? I swear I am gonna have to track down the farm were they breed these morons.

17 posted on 11/04/2010 7:44:41 AM PDT by The_Pickle ("We have no Permanent Allies, We have no Permanent Enemies, Only Permanent Interests")
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To: randog
But some observers also are questioning why so many businesses have been reluctant to hire workers despite the signs of an economic recovery. Some people even believe that the inaction is a deliberate attempt to undermine the president's policies.

I'm surprised that she didn't add on "and reveals the racists hiring policies of American business" to the end.

18 posted on 11/04/2010 7:46:10 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Islam is a violent and tyrannical political ideology and has nothing to do with "religion".)
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To: kingu
Oh, come on, Mary.

Are you going to tell me this isn't scary?


19 posted on 11/04/2010 7:46:29 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (The credit goes to the citizens. So does the blame. That's the price of being the sovereign.)
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To: kingu
For the last two years, the electorate has been subjected to lies about Obama's religion, his heritage and his agenda. These deliberate falsehoods were designed to scare the bejeezus out of anyone who waves the American flag.

Unfortunately, Tuesday's midterm massacre was as much a victory for the fear-mongers as it was for the Republican candidates who sought public office for a noble cause.

And just who were those voters that succumbed to these "lies" Mary? Barak Obama won in 2008 with a healthy margin. Those that didn't vote for him then didn't vote for democrats on Tuesday. IOW, those that succumbed to "fear mongering" were the people that voted for Obama in '08, IOW your friends and colleagues, Mary. And why do you suppose that is, Mary? Look around your office at your dying company--how many people, your friends with gleaming liberal credentials, do you suppose secretly pulled the lever for the "R's"? How many of these people realized that their faith in a wooden messiah failed them and won't put food on the table unless business picks up? Even if you won't stoop to talk to us peons on the street, I would dare say that you can still get your answers by questioning "your people", the Enlightened.

20 posted on 11/04/2010 7:50:53 AM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: SMARTY

Considering that the Hawaii Department of Health has indirectly confirmed that Obama has no LEGALLY-VALID birth certificate and they have been making criminally misleading or outright false public statements all along in order to hide that - as well as illegally hiding their Administrative Rules and breaking both laws and rules in order to hide Obama’s records..... and you’ve got not only the argument about documentation being MISSING, you’ve got the proof that what he HAS is legally deficient and that Hawaii and democrat officials have committed massive crimes to cover it up.

I don’t expect anybody from the Chicago or Washington dC media-political cabals to even begin to comprehend why the rest of us have a problem with that. You can’t see clearly when your head is up somebody else’s arse. Unfortunately for them, though the big-city and DC media-political cabals have been trying to screw us all along, we have our heads someplace else and can see and smell what’s right in front of us.


21 posted on 11/04/2010 7:51:41 AM PDT by butterdezillion (.)
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To: kingu

Mary, wipe your chin.


22 posted on 11/04/2010 7:53:10 AM PDT by JPG (Memo to GOP: DO NOT GO WOBBLY...NO COMPROMISE...REJECT SOCIALISM.)
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To: kingu

Where is the BARF ALERT?


23 posted on 11/04/2010 7:56:42 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Planning on using 911? Google "Brittany Zimmerman")
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To: butterdezillion

You can’t name a single Conservative in American politics who has received or may expect the kind of pass “O” got on the eligibility issue, the ‘Rev.’ Wright flap, the Ayers connection, the ACORN association, etc.

Making matters worse, “O” never fully or credibly satisfied ANYONE about his citizenship… and he has not effectively detached himself from any of the direct and long-standing associations he had/has with the avowed anti-American, near-criminal and clinically certifiable lunatics he calls friends.

FIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


24 posted on 11/04/2010 8:05:22 AM PDT by SMARTY ("..discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you")
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To: kingu
...Nonetheless, I can't help but wonder if something more sinister than voter frustration is behind the seismic shift in Washington.

Hmmm... sinister forces. Can't be obama, he's infallible. Can't be democrats and their fascist attitudes, they're smart and caring. So there must be a dark, sinister explanation to all this Republican sucess.

This paper exists to sell advertising and defend the democrat establishment. Mitchell is starting the inevitable spin cycle, hoping that the complete narrative, whatever it is, is in place by January. Lots o' luck- except for some local news, nobody takes this rag at face value anyway. There's freedom breaking out in this state- something she will never understand. So she is obliged to hate it.

25 posted on 11/04/2010 8:08:54 AM PDT by Seven plus One
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To: SMARTY

That reminds me of another investigation Congress should initiate: the threats made to media heads if they reported on the eligibility issue.

We need to tell our Congress-critters to talk to Doug Hagmann about the evidence he’s got. It’s the media-political-law enforcement cabal that has screwed this country, and we have GOT to get to the bottom of that.


26 posted on 11/04/2010 8:15:22 AM PDT by butterdezillion (.)
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To: kingu
Fear - Mongering?

I agree, there is no evidence the economy is in shambles. No evidence that Health care is a power and money grab and that it will increase costs and lower care standards. No evidence liberal bastions like, California, NY, Mich. IL are in financial flames. This is a bunch of phooey i say!. Need I say it /s off..... Incredible this clown gets a forum....dumbing down the citizens of Chicago hard at work.

27 posted on 11/04/2010 8:19:23 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: kingu

At least OweBama admitted to “learning his lesson.”

Just what we need right Mary, an on the job training of the president?


28 posted on 11/04/2010 8:36:47 AM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: Castigar
More and More I am accepting Michael Savage's position that “Liberlasim is a Mental Disorder” as having more truth in it than even he at first believed. There is simply NO other explanation, other than outright EVIL intentions that can justify such drivel by the likes of Ms. Mary. I heard similar tripe from some clown named Woolsey who is a Congreescritter from the SF Bay area. The recent research implying a genetic aspect to liberal positioning lends even more credence to the concept. I don't think they have yet followed the genetic issue to its TRUE conclusion - ie the lack/defect of that gene somehow corrupts the brain's ability to process either truth/facts or logic or both. The result is a person who truly believes in fairyland/Nirvana and CAN'T understand why everyone else doesn't buy into their view of “how it should be”.

Another thought just came to me - because they are, almost without exception, nonbelievers (despite masquerading as followers), they have nothing to look forward to after death, and MUST therefore try to create the equivalent here on earth for the living ..... just a raw thought.

29 posted on 11/04/2010 8:39:46 AM PDT by CanuckYank
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To: Puppage

Did you not participate in Recovery Summer?


30 posted on 11/04/2010 9:07:07 AM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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To: Red in Blue PA
Where is the BARF ALERT?

Sorry, didn't think it was needed, with the title.

31 posted on 11/04/2010 9:41:22 AM PDT by kingu (Favorite Sticker: Lost hope, and Obama took my change.)
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