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Obama: Something is wrong with country's politics (que the tiny violin BarF Alert!)
Yahoo ^ | 8/11/11 | Darlene Superville - ap

Posted on 08/11/2011 7:01:30 PM PDT by NormsRevenge

NEW YORK (AP) — Aligning himself with a public fed up with economic uncertainty and Washington gridlock, President Barack Obama declared Thursday: "There is nothing wrong with our country. There is something wrong with our politics."

His toughly worded message — he said there was frustration in his voice, in case anyone missed the point — came amid a series of polls showing that people are disgusted with political dysfunction and are dispensing blame all around, including on Obama.

Obama aired his frustration with the ways of Washington at an event in Michigan before pivoting to his re-election campaign and a pair of big-money fundraisers in New York City.

He delivered a condensed version of that message at a fundraiser at the lower Manhattan home of movie producer Harvey Weinstein, where celebrities Gwyneth Paltrow and Jimmy Fallon, were among the approximately 50 guests who paid $35,800 each to attend.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: obama; politics; something; wrong

1 posted on 08/11/2011 7:01:34 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
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To: NormsRevenge

We voted FOR gridlock to stop the insanity. We would have voted out the Senate majority too if the entire body was up for election last year.


2 posted on 08/11/2011 7:03:55 PM PDT by ilgipper (political rhetoric is no substitute for competence (Thomas Sowell))
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To: NormsRevenge

What an embarrasment and a disgrace this fraud is.

Reagan had chunks of guys like him in his stool.


3 posted on 08/11/2011 7:03:58 PM PDT by SonofReagan
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Fundraisers .. UHhh.. Jobs Remains Priority #1 of this administration!! Where's the Ice Cream!!

U.S. President Barack Obama arrives at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, August 11, 2011.
Obama is in the city to attend two DNC fundraisers later today. REUTERS/Larry Downing


4 posted on 08/11/2011 7:04:00 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Aligning himself with the public...too cute.


5 posted on 08/11/2011 7:04:32 PM PDT by RowdyFFC
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To: NormsRevenge

Could it be that people don’t like the “fundamental change” that Barry wrought onto America? Are his Marxist chickens a-comin’ home to roos’?


6 posted on 08/11/2011 7:05:33 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all......)
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To: NormsRevenge
He delivered a condensed version of that message at a fundraiser at the lower Manhattan home of movie producer Harvey Weinstein, where celebrities Gwyneth Paltrow and Jimmy Fallon, were among the approximately 50 guests DUPES who paid $35,800 each to attend.
7 posted on 08/11/2011 7:07:29 PM PDT by edpc (Ruck Famadan)
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To: NormsRevenge
Here's the tiny violin:


8 posted on 08/11/2011 7:08:22 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: NormsRevenge

There is something wrong with our politics.


Gee, I could have told you that when we elected a not-even-one-term Senator President on the basis of his race and speeches (vs. actual accomplishments).

Of course, he didn’t bother to put one thing in writing during the whole Debt Ceiling “Crisis”.


9 posted on 08/11/2011 7:08:37 PM PDT by rbg81
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>> Obama declared Thursday: “There is nothing wrong with our country. There is something wrong with our politics.”

The onerous stench of self.


10 posted on 08/11/2011 7:09:01 PM PDT by Gene Eric (May our dreams converge for a free and prosperous nation.)
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11 posted on 08/11/2011 7:10:10 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: NormsRevenge
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12 posted on 08/11/2011 7:10:38 PM PDT by jazusamo (His [Obama's] political base---the young, the left and the thoughtless: Thomas Sowell)
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To: NormsRevenge
"His toughly worded message "

I.E. Whiny Mewing.

13 posted on 08/11/2011 7:12:11 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Public employee unions are the barbarian hordes of our time.)
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To: NormsRevenge
The guy really needs psychological help, or a good ass kicking.

How does he pretend to stand there, above the fray, thinking he has nothing to do with anything in regards to this mess he created?

What a creep!

14 posted on 08/11/2011 7:20:54 PM PDT by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: NormsRevenge

The main problem with politics today is that we have a Marxist in the WhiteHouse.


15 posted on 08/11/2011 7:21:17 PM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: NormsRevenge

Can’t disagree - there is something wrong with their politics.


16 posted on 08/11/2011 7:25:56 PM PDT by Chi-townChief
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>>>Obama: Something is wrong with country’s politics

Yes, Dear Leader there is. And that something is you, naked emperor.


17 posted on 08/11/2011 7:28:01 PM PDT by Keith in Iowa (Hope & Change - I'm out of hope, and change is all I have left every week | FR Class of 1998 |)
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To: NormsRevenge

This worthless guy is not fit to be in a circus side show,Complete Idiot.


18 posted on 08/11/2011 7:28:23 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Cue the spell-check.


19 posted on 08/11/2011 7:28:56 PM PDT by Misterioso (The worst law is better than bureaucratic tyranny. (Ludwig von Mises)
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To: NormsRevenge

Obama, you want to know why? In the words of Capt. Kirk, “ Because you are a bumbling, inept fool!”


20 posted on 08/11/2011 7:32:10 PM PDT by rotstan
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To: NormsRevenge

Nothing wrong with our country, sez the parasite-elected panderer?


21 posted on 08/11/2011 7:36:33 PM PDT by flowerplough (Pelosi on Republicans: "They want to destroy food safety, clean air, clean water, ...")
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To: NormsRevenge

Yeah, its still a democracy, despite his best efforts. If it was a dictatorship he obviously would not think there was anything wrong with it.


22 posted on 08/11/2011 7:36:39 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: NormsRevenge

0bama can’t see what’s wrong with our politics because he is standing too close to the problem.


23 posted on 08/11/2011 7:40:50 PM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: American in Israel

Actually, it’s a republic...........


24 posted on 08/11/2011 7:44:56 PM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: NormsRevenge

Beam me up, Scotty. There’s no intelligent life here.


25 posted on 08/11/2011 7:51:05 PM PDT by Rocky (REPEAL IT!)
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To: basil

Was a republic... Now we have rule by vote, and fiat. When policy is set in closed door sessions and “super-congress” or by polls, it is Far far cry from a representative republic.


26 posted on 08/11/2011 7:54:38 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: NormsRevenge
There is something wrong with our politics.

Yes, marxist dims. But I repeat myself.

27 posted on 08/11/2011 7:59:53 PM PDT by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: American in Israel

Even though it is not being run as a republic at this time, it is still “The republic for which we stand”

Now, if we can only get most of those Socialist impostors calling themselves Democrats out of there in the next couple of elections, perhaps we can return to what our founders created.

It sickens me to know what has become of us in this period of this once proud land. Hopefully, we will be able to turn a lot of this around if we can elect the right people in the upcoming elections.

We will also need to write new textbooks for our public and college school kids, because they are being taught a bunch of garbage at the present time.


28 posted on 08/11/2011 8:08:34 PM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: Nuc 1.1

Yet another idiotic statement. He could help improve the political situation by resigning.


29 posted on 08/11/2011 8:34:36 PM PDT by TNCMAXQ
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To: Rocky

These elitist celebrities who know so much better than we do paid $35,000 to attend this event?? Yes, something definitely is wrong with our political situation when it takes so much money to run for office.


30 posted on 08/11/2011 8:36:39 PM PDT by TNCMAXQ
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To: NormsRevenge

“There is something wrong with our politics.”

Translation: The sheeple aren’t buying my bullsh#t anymore.


31 posted on 08/11/2011 8:42:04 PM PDT by tcrlaf (PREFRONTAL LOBOTOMISTS FOR OBAMA2012!)
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To: TNCMAXQ
These elitist celebrities who know so much better than we do paid $35,000 to attend this event??

One of the Blue Collar comedians, Bill Engvall, has a great routine where he talks about people who say stupid things. He says they should wear a sign saying, "I'm stupid." When someone says something stupid, he says, "Here's your sign."

Gwyneth Paltrow, here's your sign.

Jimmy Fallon, here's your sign.

32 posted on 08/11/2011 9:07:45 PM PDT by Rocky (REPEAL IT!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Oh how I loath this arrogant, asshole who thinks he’s a leader. He’s such a pornographic joke on America.


33 posted on 08/11/2011 9:09:10 PM PDT by Lucky2 ( NObama - Done in One - Cain/Bachmann in 2012)
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To: NormsRevenge
His toughly worded ...

Really? hahahahaha! Whiney little bastard.

34 posted on 08/12/2011 3:19:54 AM PDT by hattend (The SEALs got Osama. The only thing Obama killed was our childrens future - NoLibZone)
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To: NormsRevenge

If you can’t lead blame everything else.Even the libs are tired of his game.


35 posted on 08/12/2011 4:44:50 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: TNCMAXQ
He could indeed. But it ain't in him.
36 posted on 08/12/2011 4:12:29 PM PDT by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: basil

I agree with you completely.


37 posted on 08/13/2011 10:09:16 AM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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