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Scolding His Supporters is Sign of Obama's Desperation
Townhall.com ^ | September 28, 2011 | Donald Lambro

Posted on 09/28/2011 8:22:21 AM PDT by Kaslin

WASHINGTON -- A rattled tone of desperation has taken hold of President Obama's once self-confident rhetoric as he struggles to rally his party's dispirited political base.

With the Gallup daily tracking poll showing his job approval score falling to 39 percent over the weekend, Obama shocked Congressional Black Caucus Democrats at a dinner Saturday with an intemperate scolding for daring to criticize his mishandling of the economy.

"I don't have time to feel sorry for myself. I don't have time to complain," he told the assembled black leaders. "I am going to press on. I expect all of you to march with me. ... Stop complaining, stop grumbling, stop crying."

It was a stunning display of a deeply frustrated president coming unglued, an outburst that the national news media went to great lengths to hide in their news reports Sunday. Incredibly, The Washington Post buried Obama's petulant, insensitive remarks in the 32nd graph of of its story.

No sector of the electorate has suffered more from his failed, jobless policies than black Americans, whose bleak unemployment levels are now at nearly 17 percent, and more than 20 percent when part-time workers are added to the equation.

He can no longer blame George W. Bush. When Obama took office in January 2009, black unemployment was 11.5 percent. The worsening economic plight of the black community has eroded his support among what once was his most loyal constituency.

A Washington Post-ABC News poll last week found "the proportion of blacks expressing strongly positive views of Obama has dropped 25 points since mid-April -- from 83 percent to 58 percent. His "favorable" score plunged below 50 percent among younger blacks between the ages of 18 to 29.

Fiery Rep. Maxine Waters of California, the first black leader in Congress to openly criticize Obama's record on job creation, has been pleading with black congressional leaders to break their political silence over the president's impotent economic policies. "I felt we had to stop shoving it under the rug," she said at a CBC jobs fair in Detroit last week.

The central complaint among black leaders has been that he hasn't directly addressed high black unemployment over the course of his presidency. There's been a growing feeling among disappointed black voters that Obama took them for granted, believing they would always be there for him, no matter how much they have suffered from his inept unemployment policies.

His imperious order that "I expect all of you to march with me," no matter what the circumstances, was an insult to the dignity of his black supporters -- treating them like they were children. Do as I say and do it now!

This was the same imperious tone that he used in his recent address to a joint session of Congress on his latest $447 billion jobs plan, virtually ordering lawmakers to pass his jobs bill "immediately."

Such is the naivete of a former freshman senator who spent little time, if any, learning the political complexities of the legislative process before he threw himself completely into a national book-promotion speaking tour that grew into a presidential campaign.

Does Obama really think scolding is a form of presidential leadership? That you can order Congress to pass a nearly half-trillion-dollar jobs bill, even after his first $800 billion jobs plan turned out to be a costly failure?

This week he was on a frenzied, fence-mending tour to re-energize his deflated liberal base, attacking Republicans -- with a straight face -- for playing politics with the nation's economy.

That means playing the political class warfare game to the hilt by peddling the Democrats' favorite myth -- that millionaires and billionaires are taxed at a lower rate than nurses, teachers, secretaries, even janitors. It's a preposterous claim with no basis in fact, but these are desperate times that call for desperate politics.

In fact, if you ask the IRS if this is true, it will tell you that people with adjusted gross incomes of more than $1 million paid an average of 23.3 percent in income taxes in 2008, while those earning between $50,000 and $100,000 paid 8.9 percent. Half of all taxpayers paid no federal income taxes.

Wealthier people like billionaire Warren Buffett may pay a lower tax rate on personal income than others in lower income brackets because much of it comes from dividends and capital gains, which are taxed at 15 percent. But many ordinary Americans who are by no means rich, particularly retirees, also pay the same rate from stocks they bought over a lifetime of work.

However, Obama's tax collectors wouldn't go after just wealthy Americans, but also every small-business employer who makes more than $200,000 a year. These are the job creators of our economy. Raise taxes on them, and we will get even fewer jobs than we're getting now.

Obama says his soak the rich proposals are all about fairness and math, but the Congressional Budget Office says the wealthiest 10 percent of income earners pay more than half of all federal income taxes.

The American people aren't fooled by Obama's new math. When Gallup asked voters last week to compare Obama's job performance with George W. Bush's, 34 percent said he was worse than Bush, and 22 percent said there was no difference between the two.


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KEYWORDS: bhofascism; cbc; democrats; nobama2012; obama; rant; unhinged
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1 posted on 09/28/2011 8:22:25 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

0bama is one very evil creature.


2 posted on 09/28/2011 8:25:53 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Kaslin

FUBO ...


3 posted on 09/28/2011 8:28:01 AM PDT by tx_eggman (Liberalism is only possible in that moment when a man chooses Barabas over Christ.)
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To: Kaslin

As if the problem isn’t double digit unemployment, stagnant economy and out of control deficits, it is simply the complainers and not the actually results the complaints are referencing. Just quit complainin’ and all will be well.

I predict that speech will be his “malaise” moment.


4 posted on 09/28/2011 8:28:12 AM PDT by rokkitapps ( Hearings on healthcare waivers NOW! (If you agree make this your tagline))
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To: Kaslin

Well isn’t that special!

He has a job that he cannot perform.
He has exotic vacations, travel and perks well above his pay grade.
He has free medical care, free food, free housing and a fawning media.

We should all be so useless.


5 posted on 09/28/2011 8:28:51 AM PDT by sodpoodle (God is ignoring me - but He is watching you.)
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To: Kaslin

Obama: Platitudes and Cliches The Fools Can Believe In


6 posted on 09/28/2011 8:29:39 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Now days calling someone a racist is like telling them there's a crumb on their chin)
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To: Kaslin

They like it. Oh, they won’t admit they like it. They’re victims, remember? The terrible irony that they now get to be victims of their hero turning on them does not generate internal dissonance with them. They are equal opportunity victims. See? This proves how downtrodden blacks are, their leaders turn on them. That’s why they have to keep electing their leaders.

It’s sad, but nothing I’m going to pity them over. They can eat dogturds.


7 posted on 09/28/2011 8:30:29 AM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (Madoff screwed the rich. Bernanke screwed us all.)
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To: Kaslin
A rattled tone of desperation has taken hold of President Obama's once self-confident rhetoric... It's his turn to be miserable. Heaven knows the rest of us have been miserable enough with his Marxist *#$%.
8 posted on 09/28/2011 8:31:03 AM PDT by July4 (Remember the price paid for your freedom.)
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To: Kaslin
This guy is like the college and professional athlete who has been coddled all their life and now people are starting to wake up to his BS and he doesn't know how to deal with it.
9 posted on 09/28/2011 8:31:51 AM PDT by mk2000
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To: Kaslin

I wonder what happened to the woman waiting for “Obama stash” dollars to come her way.


10 posted on 09/28/2011 8:32:03 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Kaslin

I wonder what happened to the woman waiting for “Obama stash” dollars to come her way.


11 posted on 09/28/2011 8:32:16 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Kaslin

my way or the highway


12 posted on 09/28/2011 8:34:46 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Kaslin

I heard Obama’s rant to the CBC on M. Savage’s show.

What a despicable and petulant little boy he is.

He’s undoubtedly the most un presidential president in the history of the republic. The only thing missing was “God damn America!!!!”

I pray for his safety with that kind of talk.


13 posted on 09/28/2011 8:35:17 AM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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To: Kaslin

I’ve had the magic decoder ring for Obama’s speeches and mindset for years now. He is ALWAYS talking to himself about himself. Other people aren’t quite real to him. The only anchor is he himself, the rest of the world is very confusing to him, in that other people have different opinions, perspectives and experiences than his model of them would allow.

To Obama, these people do not seem real enough to talk to or even about. So when Obama talks he speaks to himself about his perceptions and expectations of others, others as more general concept than as true fellow human individuals. He talks to himself about his own perceptions.

Here, play this quote back in your mind: “I don’t have time to feel sorry for myself. I don’t have time to complain. I am going to press on. I expect all of you to march with me. ... Stop complaining, stop grumbling, stop crying.”

The “all of you” is really Obama’s own sub-personas. He does wear bedroom slippers!


14 posted on 09/28/2011 8:40:12 AM PDT by bvw
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To: atc23

He’s undoubtedly the most un presidential president in the history of the republic. The only thing missing was “God damn America!!!!”


0bama will be greatly humbled sooner than later.


15 posted on 09/28/2011 8:41:18 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Kaslin

Marching is ALL ABOUT whining, crying and feeling sorry for yourself. This administration is amazing in it’s contradictions.


16 posted on 09/28/2011 8:41:36 AM PDT by weeweed (Proud Costco University graduate)
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To: Huskrrrr

Didn’t that woman lose her house or something?

‘The Washington Post buried Obama’s petulant, insensitive remarks in the 32nd graph of of its story’

Well, that’s bettter than the Dayton Daily, who prints NOTHING about Obama unless it is favorable. NOTHING.

They haven’t mentioned the economy, the housing collapse, Obama’s numbers collapse, or any of the Obama administration scandals. NOT A WORD.

They focus completely on undoing everything that the Republican Gov Kasich is trying to do to pull this state out of at least some of its financial problems - that is their only aim.

We get the SUnday paper for the funnies - thinking about canceling that also.

Oh, and letters to the editors - only print those that flatter Obama. Once in a while something less flattering might be printed, just to try to show they really are impartial.

Makes me sick.


17 posted on 09/28/2011 8:42:07 AM PDT by SusaninOhio
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To: Kaslin
I think when word came out about the bankruptcy of Solyndra’s $535 million in loans by the BamBamkennedy administration, ticked off a number of these House members. There is nothing ‘fair’ about this handout and they are letting him know.
18 posted on 09/28/2011 8:42:13 AM PDT by Just mythoughts (Luke 17:32 Remember Lot's wife.)
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To: unkus
0bama is one very evil creature.

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19 posted on 09/28/2011 8:42:53 AM PDT by digger48
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To: atc23

Obama’s base expected obama to have already fundamentally changed this country by now. They are growing impatient with him.

He is about to lose control of them and is trying to keep them on his side. When he loses control, the riots will begin. He doesn’t want that to happen until right before the election.


20 posted on 09/28/2011 8:44:32 AM PDT by Texas resident (Hunkered Down)
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To: digger48

Stick a fork in him...


21 posted on 09/28/2011 8:44:34 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: bvw

Narcissists in positions of great power are usually extremely dangerous when they realize things are going against them.

He’s self destructing. The damage he does before leaving the White House must be minimized.

He won’t run again.


22 posted on 09/28/2011 8:45:12 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: bvw

It’s not a basketball game Barak


23 posted on 09/28/2011 8:45:34 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Kaslin

Policy differences aside, Obama is the President of the United States. He is clearly losing it. I hope the dems have the fortitude to dust off the Constitution and replace him given his state of mind. This is no longer a joke or a temporary downturn.


24 posted on 09/28/2011 8:46:07 AM PDT by MattinNJ (Cain/Gingrich)
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To: digger48

Wow!!!

He’s a curse on America.


25 posted on 09/28/2011 8:47:20 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Kaslin


26 posted on 09/28/2011 8:56:59 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Now days calling someone a racist is like telling them there's a crumb on their chin)
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To: Kaslin

hey obama is giving away a months worth of free food stamps to people who lost a bag of frozen peas and a 6 pack of warm beer

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2011/09/27/thousands-line-up-in-philadelphia-for-food-stamps/


27 posted on 09/28/2011 9:17:34 AM PDT by slickdain (USA now belongs to America ... wait in this line for your taco and unemployment check!)
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To: unkus

He’s toast and he knows it. Look for Barry to announce sometime in the Spring that he has decided not to run for a 2nd term. He is destined for bigger things like Head of the UN. Or maybe he will check into Celebtity Rehab.


28 posted on 09/28/2011 9:20:12 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Kaslin

That WAS a very weird speech. Looked like he was flipping out. A man with some psycho issues.

“I don’t have time to complain,” this from the guy that holds the All-Time Unassisted Presidential Record for Most Complaints About his Predecessor.

The Inheritor-in-Chief.

He’s like a football fullback who complains about getting mud on his uniform.


29 posted on 09/28/2011 9:22:43 AM PDT by cookcounty (2012 choice: It's the Tea Party or the Slumber Party.)
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To: Kaslin
His imperious order that "I expect all of you to march with me," no matter what the circumstances, was an insult to the dignity of his black supporters -- treating them like they were children.

Liberals have been treating them like that for decades
30 posted on 09/28/2011 10:05:05 AM PDT by uncbob
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To: digger48

What I see in those photos of Obama is not an evil man, or a man with convictions. I really see Steve Erkel trying to act tough. In my view, because Barack Obama had no father in his life, he has no clue how to be a man. He was raised under the best of circumstances by un-American leftists, was abandoned by his Kenyan father, and essentially his mother. He was steeped in a toxic brew of anti-American socialistic views and black liberation theology. Given all this, plus lack of fatherly direction, it is no wonder he does not know how to act. Couple that with being pushed through the system courtesy of Affirmative Action policies and reportedly heavy drug abuse at a key age of development, and we have a dangerous combination.


31 posted on 09/28/2011 10:35:03 AM PDT by astounded (Barack Obama is a clear and present danger to the USA)
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To: astounded

If you’ve not read Robin of Berkeleys piece on Barrys psyche, it’s worth a looksee. Very much in line with your post.

http://thpatriots.blogspot.com/2010/10/shrink-asks-what-is-wrong-with-barack.html

“Because Obama will not change. He will not learn from his mistakes. He will not grow and mature from on-the-job experience. In fact, over time, Obama will likely become a more ferocious version of who he is today.

Why? Because this is a damaged person. Obama’s fate was sealed years ago growing up in his strange and poisonous family. Later on, his empty vessel was filled with the hateful bile of men like Rev. Wright and Bill Ayers.

Obama will not evolve; he will not rise to the occasion; he will not become the man he was meant to be. This is for one reason and one reason alone:

He is not capable of it.”


32 posted on 09/28/2011 11:52:55 AM PDT by digger48
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To: digger48; Kaslin

You gotta see this -
a bad lip reading of obama’s speech:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehYoIKTsiV0&feature=share


33 posted on 09/28/2011 11:56:05 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: MrB

Whoever made this did a good job


34 posted on 09/28/2011 12:11:39 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Kaslin

Hillarious, wasn’t it?


35 posted on 09/28/2011 12:12:45 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: digger48

...”Obama will not evolve; he will not rise to the occasion; he will not become the man he was meant to be. This is for one reason and one reason alone:

He is not capable of it.”

That is some scary stuff. Thanks.


36 posted on 09/28/2011 12:22:17 PM PDT by astounded (Barack Obama is a clear and present danger to the USA)
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To: MrB

Thanks for posting that! Very well done video.

I love the internet!

Thanks Al!!!


37 posted on 09/28/2011 12:28:17 PM PDT by digger48
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To: MrB

It sure is


38 posted on 09/28/2011 12:31:14 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: MrB
That is hysterical! I have no idea what any of it meant or if it was even meant to be anything more than jibberish.

Doesn't matter either way, it still cracked me up.

39 posted on 09/28/2011 1:22:09 PM PDT by Grenada
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To: Grenada

Makes as much sense as anything else 0bama has ever said.


40 posted on 09/28/2011 1:32:18 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Kaslin

We have 15+ months until the new President is inauguated, are we going to make it? Are business’s just going to coast, no hires, no growth, no investments in infrastructure and equipment till then? Will they have a business left to run on Jan 21, 2013?


41 posted on 09/28/2011 1:33:46 PM PDT by thirst4truth (The left elected a mouth that is unattached to an eye, brain or muscle.)
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To: thirst4truth

I think if they try that,
0bama will “push the issue”.

His goal is a complete collapse before he’s out of office,
and if it looks like his time is short, well... Rev 12:12.


42 posted on 09/28/2011 1:37:29 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Kaslin
There's been a growing feeling among disappointed black voters that Obama took them for granted, believing they would always be there for him, no matter how much they have suffered from his inept unemployment policies.

No! Really? </sarcasm>


Where there's a shell, there's a way.

If you can't appreciate the pure beauty of the violin after hearing this, something's wrong with your ears.

Or you can get raw with these strings. Either way, the violin is sweet yet lethal.

Do it!

43 posted on 09/28/2011 1:48:22 PM PDT by rdb3 (The mouth is the exhaust pipe of the heart.)
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To: bvw
To Obama, these people do not seem real enough to talk to or even about. So when Obama talks he speaks to himself about his perceptions and expectations of others, others as more general concept than as true fellow human individuals. He talks to himself about his own perceptions.

Here, play this quote back in your mind: “I don’t have time to feel sorry for myself. I don’t have time to complain. I am going to press on. I expect all of you to march with me. ... Stop complaining, stop grumbling, stop crying.”

The “all of you” is really Obama’s own sub-personas. He does wear bedroom slippers!

Very interesting thought. I know he's narcissistic enough for doing as you say.


Where there's a shell, there's a way.

If you can't appreciate the pure beauty of the violin after hearing this, something's wrong with your ears.

Or you can get raw with these strings. Either way, the violin is sweet yet lethal.

Do it!

44 posted on 09/28/2011 2:11:03 PM PDT by rdb3 (The mouth is the exhaust pipe of the heart.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

You’re exactly right. He’ll always be involved in anything that’s against America.


45 posted on 09/28/2011 6:48:53 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: unkus
I don't know. The malignant narcissists which history spotlights for us never gave up power without a fight to the death. The problem is, many of their countrymen inevitably go down with them, whether they want to or not.
46 posted on 09/28/2011 8:46:02 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Just mythoughts
the bankruptcy of Solyndra’s $535 million in loans by the BamBamkennedy

Has anyone seen an itemized accounting of where ALL that money went?

47 posted on 09/29/2011 3:20:09 AM PDT by Bellflower (When the word "holy" is used it must be used with respect and reverence for The LORD.)
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To: digger48

Later


48 posted on 09/29/2011 3:59:09 AM PDT by I_be_tc
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To: Bellflower
Has anyone seen an itemized accounting of where ALL that money went?

I have not seen anything. The 'company' representatives, last I read, were taking the 'fifth' before Congress.

49 posted on 09/29/2011 4:57:06 AM PDT by Just mythoughts (Luke 17:32 Remember Lot's wife.)
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To: Huskrrrr

Didn’t that woman lose her house or something?

‘The Washington Post buried Obama’s petulant, insensitive remarks in the 32nd graph of of its story’

Well, that’s bettter than the Dayton Daily, who prints NOTHING about Obama unless it is favorable. NOTHING.

They haven’t mentioned the economy, the housing collapse, Obama’s numbers collapse, or any of the Obama administration scandals. NOT A WORD.

They focus completely on undoing everything that the Republican Gov Kasich is trying to do to pull this state out of at least some of its financial problems - that is their only aim.

We get the SUnday paper for the funnies - thinking about canceling that also.

Oh, and letters to the editors - only print those that flatter Obama. Once in a while something less flattering might be printed, just to try to show they really are impartial.

Makes me sick.


50 posted on 09/29/2011 7:43:22 AM PDT by SusaninOhio
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