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Obama on tour: ‘I make no apologies for being reasonable’
Associated Press ^ | 8/16/11 | Jim Kuhnhenn

Posted on 08/16/2011 8:20:26 AM PDT by Nachum

DECORAH, Iowa — Hitting back against an emboldened GOP, President Barack Obama launched a rare direct attack Monday on the Republican presidential field, criticizing his potential 2012 rivals for their blanket opposition to any deficit-cutting compromise involving new taxes.“That’s just not common sense,” Obama told the crowd at a town hall-style meeting in Cannon Falls, Minn., as he kicked off a three-day bus tour through Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois.“You’ve got to be willing to compromise to move the country forward,” the president said later in the day as he delivered the same message at a town hall in Decorah, Iowa.

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No sorry for nada, nunca
1 posted on 08/16/2011 8:20:35 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Good thing I wasn’t drinking anything when I read that.


2 posted on 08/16/2011 8:21:56 AM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: Nachum

If he ever were reasonable, rather than being a strict ideologue, he’d feel the need to apologize...


3 posted on 08/16/2011 8:22:45 AM PDT by null and void (Day 935. The mob is decisive when the law is not.)
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To: Nachum

Come on!
You should have issued a disclaimer about not hacing anything near your Puter you don’t want on your puter.

0dumob never xeases to amuse me with his blatant lies and media never calls him on them.

This kind of putridness makes me puke


4 posted on 08/16/2011 8:23:47 AM PDT by RWGinger
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To: Nachum

5 posted on 08/16/2011 8:25:48 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: Nachum

6 posted on 08/16/2011 8:26:19 AM PDT by listenhillary (Look your representatives in the eye and ask if they intend to pay off the debt. They will look away)
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To: Nachum
You’ve got to be willing to compromise to move the country forward

Even assuming this statement is true (and it is debatable), Obama hasn't ever made public what he wants as part of any compromise. At least the GOP has said "no tax increases". So, what's Obama's stance? If he wants tax increases, let him describe them.

7 posted on 08/16/2011 8:26:28 AM PDT by Mr. Bird
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To: Nachum

So lets see I’ll parapharse.... I have failed to deliver on my promises and I offer more of the same, taxing and spending and higher deficits in order to pay for unfunded liabilities like Obamacare, Social Security and Medicare. If you disagree with my approach and all you do is offer plans like Paul Ryans budget plan or God forbid something as radical as Cut Cap and Balance where politicians would no longer be able to use the public trust to bribe the electorate or pay back supporters, then I will continue to tell the American people that it is you who are radicals and unreasonable and let me be clear once I submit my tax and spend plan, if you don’t support it you will be labeled obstructionists and if some responsible people wish to refer to you as anti-American or terrorist I won’t deny it....

That’s about it ....


8 posted on 08/16/2011 8:26:28 AM PDT by Typical_Whitey (Ask a liberal to explain how tax increases create jobs in America)
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To: Nachum

Shoving Obamacare on US citizens, keeping a boot on our necks, villifying the people??

Does he even know what ‘reasonable’ means?

Meant to say: “I make no apologies for being reasonable - because I have never reasoned, had a reason or need one”


9 posted on 08/16/2011 8:27:34 AM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair: Man's surrender. Laughter: God's redemption.)
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To: Nachum

Well Howdy Doody, we won’t apo;ogize when we vote your pathological lying butt out of office in 2012. It can’t come soon enough for me.


10 posted on 08/16/2011 8:27:42 AM PDT by mardi59 (Cl)
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11 posted on 08/16/2011 8:27:42 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: Nachum

Dear Mr. Zero:

Kindly modify you statement and replace the word “reasonable” with eith “an idiot” or “a moron”. Then, no one will take issue with your statement.

Kind thanks.


12 posted on 08/16/2011 8:27:51 AM PDT by roaddog727 (It's the Constitution, Stupid!)
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To: Nachum

They should retitle this the “Obama Comedy Tour”, because he’s veering into self-parody.


13 posted on 08/16/2011 8:28:10 AM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: Nachum

“[Obama] launched a rare attack”

Thanks, AP. Here I thought he attacked the GOP relentlessly, every time he opened his mouth. Thanks for setting me straight.

Crazed Obamabot moonbats; they’re what’s in the MSM.


14 posted on 08/16/2011 8:28:48 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: Nachum

Farts on you, Obama!


15 posted on 08/16/2011 8:29:36 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Nachum
There must be some respectable psychiatrist out there who will speak up and declare Obama to be the Schizophrenic we all know he is. Then we can lock him up and call it a day.
16 posted on 08/16/2011 8:29:44 AM PDT by liberalh8ter
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To: Nachum

“Dig deeper America, we need cash to cover my Screw-ups.”


17 posted on 08/16/2011 8:30:12 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Typical_Whitey

The Democrats need more money to toss away to their constituents.

More tax money will not solve our problem it will only cause Democrats to throw more money away.

The new tax’s they want will not go towards the deficit ,but to more entitlements.

We have too many entitlements now, That is the problem.


18 posted on 08/16/2011 8:31:18 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: baddog 219
Go get 'em Gilligan!.....
19 posted on 08/16/2011 8:32:44 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Nachum
I see he is wearing his Liar in Chief hat again.
20 posted on 08/16/2011 8:33:24 AM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving politicians more tax money is like giving addicts free drugs to cure their addiction)
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To: Nachum

Between this gaffe, the “I’m a victim of bad luck” comment, and his attempt to defend Joe Biden’s terrorist crack to the Tea Partiers, Barry should just pack it up and head back to D.C. before he inflicts any more damage on himself.


21 posted on 08/16/2011 8:37:22 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Nachum

This translaes to being “unreasonable” !


22 posted on 08/16/2011 8:38:03 AM PDT by CORedneck
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To: Nachum
Is this satire? Zero is the head of the DNC, no?

Unleashed from Washington, Obama declares war on House Republicans (On the dole again...)

House Democrat: “We wouldn`t cut entitlements or the rate of increase for Obama”


23 posted on 08/16/2011 8:38:58 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Nachum

The wheels on the bus go round and round,
Round and round, round and round.
The wheels on the bus go round and round
All around the town.

The President on the bus goes “No apologies!
No apologies! No apologies!”
The President on the bus goes “No apologies”
All around the town.

The media on the bus goes “Waa! Waa! Waa!
Waa! Waa! Waa! Waa! Waa! Waa!”
The media on the bus goes “Waa! Waa! Waa!”
All around the town.

The people on the street say “We need jobs!
We need jobs! We need jobs!”
The people on the street say “We need jobs!”
All around the town.

The Democrats on the bus go round and round
Round and round, round and round.
The Democrat on the bus go round and round
And the people are in misery.


24 posted on 08/16/2011 8:39:10 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Nachum
I'm no longer surprised when he Doubles Down.

He really does not give a sh*t whether he's re-elected or not. His whole focus is doing as much damage to America as possible.

25 posted on 08/16/2011 8:39:25 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Why did you post this, and why did you post it on Free Republic?)
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To: Nachum

Like the mild, soft spoken, organic farmer and vegetarian, Heinrich Himmler.


26 posted on 08/16/2011 8:40:05 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: Nachum

Imagine the gall of those Republicans accusing Barry of being reasonable.


27 posted on 08/16/2011 8:41:02 AM PDT by DManA
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To: blueunicorn6

Nice!


28 posted on 08/16/2011 8:41:34 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: Nachum

what’s his definition of ‘reasonable’?

He really needs to provide the dictionary he’s using. How are we supposed to know what he’s saying when he (or his administration) uses words like

transparency
hope
change
terrorist
reasonable

They are obviously using some alternate definitions of those words. Especially when he starts the comment with “let me be clear” he should use the standard definition. But that’s how he indicates that the following sentence will be using alternate definitions.


29 posted on 08/16/2011 8:41:44 AM PDT by LostPassword
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To: Nachum
Obama's trying to pick up the Economy with a Giant Hearse. Now THAT is desperation.
30 posted on 08/16/2011 8:42:04 AM PDT by cookcounty (Nullius in Verba. "Take no man's word for it.")
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To: blueunicorn6

http://newsbusters.org/blogs/pj-gladnick/2011/08/16/dummie-funnies-writer-first-coin-magical-misery-tour


31 posted on 08/16/2011 8:42:31 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Is there no end to this man’s delusion???


32 posted on 08/16/2011 8:47:03 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter
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To: Nachum

“I make no apologies for being reasonable.”

I know it’s the Ass.Pimps, but it reminds me of that woman no one had ever heard of (Rula Lenski?) who would come on the TV screen and ask, “Don’t hate me for being beautiful.”


33 posted on 08/16/2011 8:47:16 AM PDT by tumblindice (i'm shocked, shocked I tell you.)
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“You’ve got to be willing to compromise to move the country forward”

Moving forward does NOT mean a progressive march to Communism.

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It was the Communist plan in 1934. It is 0bama’s Communist plan today.

34 posted on 08/16/2011 8:47:31 AM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: Nachum

How about being apologetic for being incompetent?

That shoe sure fits.


35 posted on 08/16/2011 8:48:36 AM PDT by RexBeach (Mr. Obama can't count.)
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To: Nachum

Wow, sounds a little political for us to be footng the bill on this trip.


36 posted on 08/16/2011 8:56:35 AM PDT by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: Nachum

.“You’ve got to be willing to compromise to move the country forward,”

Then compromise, dummy!


37 posted on 08/16/2011 8:58:15 AM PDT by smalltownslick
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To: Nachum

He should apologize for being stupid and unaware.


38 posted on 08/16/2011 9:00:40 AM PDT by New Jersey Realist (Congress doesn't care a damn about "we the people")
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To: Nachum
you have to be willing to "compromise" to move the company forward"

Obama has been throwing this word around alot lately. There are several definitions of "compromise". Seeings how he is a lot smarter than the rest of us I believe he is expecting us to think he is talking about the convential meaning when he is using it as:

an endangering, especially of reputation; exposure to danger, suspicion, etc.: a compromise of one's integrity.

39 posted on 08/16/2011 9:01:15 AM PDT by oldbrowser (They're socialists don't call them liberals)
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To: baddog 219; All

Obama’s Magical Misery Tour

“Pay up…”

http://www.thehopeforamerica.com/play.php?id=8805


40 posted on 08/16/2011 9:03:54 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: Nachum

Obama’s speeches could be used to teach a middle school class in recognizing logical fallacies and propganda techniques. They’re all just chock full of textbook examples.


41 posted on 08/16/2011 9:05:39 AM PDT by tacticalogic
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Obama’s Tragic Bus......YOU CAN’T HAVE IT!!!!!


42 posted on 08/16/2011 9:06:33 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Nachum

“You’ve got to be willing to compromise to move the country forward,”

I’d prefer to move it back 10 - 15 years.


43 posted on 08/16/2011 9:15:07 AM PDT by maddog55 (OBAMA: Why stupid people shouldn't vote.)
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To: baddog 219

Is that really what it looks like? Very dark and ominous. Weird choice.


44 posted on 08/16/2011 9:25:18 AM PDT by Josephat
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To: Nachum
Obama on tour: "I make no apologies for being Treasonable."


45 posted on 08/16/2011 9:27:30 AM PDT by Iron Munro (One Trillion seconds = 31,709.79 YEARS / One Trillion dollars = Obama's spending for 3 months)
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To: listenhillary
As if ...

Zero isn't bashing his own head pointlessly into a wall.

He's bashing our, the taxpayers', heads pointlessly into a wall.

46 posted on 08/16/2011 9:27:58 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Nachum

Translation: “ I make no apologies for being stupid because I am to stupid to make apologies for being stupid”.


47 posted on 08/16/2011 9:34:51 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Nachum
Obama on tour: ‘I make no apologies for being reasonable’

Obama:
“They Bring a Knife…We Bring a Gun”

Obama to His Followers:
“Get in Their Faces!”

Obama on ACORN Mobs:
“I don’t want to quell anger. I think people are right to be angry! I’m angry!”

Obama to His Mercenary Army:
“Hit Back Twice As Hard”

Obama on the private sector:
“We talk to these folks… so I know whose ass to kick.“

Obama to voters:
Republican victory would mean “hand to hand combat”

Obama to lib supporters:
“It’s time to Fight for it.”

Obama to Latino supporters:
“Punish your enemies.”

Obama to democrats:
“I’m itching for a fight.”

Obama to his "people":
Our Time has Come!

I suppose "reasonable" is like "Transparency;" you know, all laws will be fully discussed on C-Span?"
Transparency can morph into invisibility, then into non-existence in the mind of a megalomaniac.

48 posted on 08/16/2011 10:06:11 AM PDT by Publius6961 (My world was lovely, until it was taken over by parasites.)
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To: Nachum

Is that like how you don’t have to thank me for not smoking?


49 posted on 08/16/2011 10:13:06 AM PDT by nina0113
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To: Nachum
“You’ve got to be willing to compromise to move the country forward,”

Yes, we must extract more money in the form of taxes from the private sector, which will create more jobs.

It's just common sense. We must villify employers, entrepreneurs, and investors-make them the declared enemy of tax and regulatory policies-so that they will hire more people. sarcasm/

50 posted on 08/16/2011 10:14:07 AM PDT by wayoverontheright
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