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Shrink: Obama Suffers 'Father Hunger'
US News ^ | 10/14/2011 | Paul Bedard

Posted on 10/14/2011 11:32:39 AM PDT by toma29

The abandonment by his father when he was an infant and by his stepfather at age 10 has left President Obama with a "father hunger" that influences everything from why he distances himself from pushy supporters, to his strong desire to compromise and bring people together, to his aggressive campaign to kill Osama bin Laden, says a psychoanalytic book out next week. In Obama on the Couch, George Washington University professor Justin Frank also reveals that Obama has spent much of his life seeking out father figures, but most, like Rev. Jeremiah Wright and Vice President Biden, have disappointed him. "Obama searched for a father, for someone to relate to who could help him—a strong man who knew what to do," Frank writes.

This is Frank's second psychoanalytical book about a president. While a sympathetic look at Obama, it follows Bush on the Couch, a sharply critical analysis that suggested then President George W. Bush was disturbed. In that book, he predicted that someone like Obama—"completely different," "someone not ... white"—would succeed Bush. What the nation ended up with, however, is "an almost tragic figure," Frank writes.

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TOPICS: Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: father; hussein; obama; obamafather
With Moochelle screaming "Who's your daddy?" every night, who wouldn't be "father hungry"?
1 posted on 10/14/2011 11:32:43 AM PDT by toma29
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To: toma29

How about we just sum it up “Obama’s nuts”.


2 posted on 10/14/2011 11:35:34 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: toma29

papa was a rolling stone


3 posted on 10/14/2011 11:35:34 AM PDT by Augustinian monk
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To: toma29

He misses being spanked by Larry Sinclair...


4 posted on 10/14/2011 11:35:51 AM PDT by apillar
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To: toma29
"Obama searched for a father, for someone to relate to who could help him—a strong man who knew what to do,"

And he found that person in David Axelrod.

5 posted on 10/14/2011 11:36:33 AM PDT by Hoodat (Because they do not change, Therefore they do not fear God. -Psalm 55:19-)
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To: toma29
"Obama searched for a father, for someone to relate to who could help him—a strong man who knew what to do," Frank writes.

Like Frank Marshall Davis?
6 posted on 10/14/2011 11:37:27 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: toma29

“The Party is Mother, The Party is Father”


7 posted on 10/14/2011 11:37:27 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: toma29

I predict he will resign in favor of a man everyone would be proud to have had as a father;)

(hint - not Romney)


8 posted on 10/14/2011 11:37:59 AM PDT by sodpoodle (God is ignoring me - because He is watching you)
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To: toma29
to his strong desire to compromise and bring people together,

BWAHAHAHA!! That's a good one. Oh yeah bringing the people together. Mr. "I Won" just full of compromise!!

Give me a break!

When you look at him in the room when the seals were taking out of Usama Bin Laden he is in the corner like a little child - He was not the one in command of taking out UBL! Ubama was told Bin Laden was going to be taken out by his CIA director.

9 posted on 10/14/2011 11:38:25 AM PDT by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals Crazy!)
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To: toma29

I would have to be under the influence of LSD to write this sort of psychobabble.


10 posted on 10/14/2011 11:38:56 AM PDT by freespirited (Stupid people are ruining America. --Herman Cain)
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To: toma29
Obama has spent much of his life seeking out father figures, but most, like Rev. Jeremiah Wright and Vice President Biden, have disappointed him.

If Obama were really disappointed in Wright he'd wouldn't have stayed in Jeremiah's black nationalist hate-whitey "church" for two decades.

11 posted on 10/14/2011 11:40:04 AM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: toma29
...his strong desire to compromise and bring people together...

Oh well, at least he's able to suppress ONE of the symptoms...

12 posted on 10/14/2011 11:42:01 AM PDT by WayneS (Comments now include 25% more sarcasm at NO additional charge.)
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To: toma29

There can be no doubt that this professor is a far liberal since Bush is pyschological “disturbed” whereas Obama is a somewhat sympathetic figure.


13 posted on 10/14/2011 11:42:17 AM PDT by OldPossum
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To: toma29

Why Obama might actually have a breakdown on stage in a debate with Herman Cain, who’d school him like the dad he never had!


14 posted on 10/14/2011 11:42:30 AM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: toma29
While a sympathetic look at Obama, it follows Bush on the Couch, a sharply critical analysis that suggested then President George W. Bush was disturbed.

If you, for whatever reason, care to understand the dark forces motivating the mind of this publicity hound/shrink, you can reconstruct from these two books.

They tell more about him than they do their subjects.

By the way, he's probably right about 'bam and his so-called dad, though a better label might be "bastard syndrome."

15 posted on 10/14/2011 11:42:35 AM PDT by tsomer
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To: toma29

I said in an earlier post today that 0bama could only WISH he had a father like Herman Cain. He had no good male role models in his life.

He surrounds himself with strong females...who either lead around by the nose or use him as a megaphone to push their agenda (Jarrett, Pelosi, etc.)


16 posted on 10/14/2011 11:42:59 AM PDT by SueRae (I can see November 2012 from my HOUSE!!!!!!!!)
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To: toma29

Obama’s Daddy issues could fill several volumes.


17 posted on 10/14/2011 11:43:32 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: toma29

“. . .searching out strong males as father figures. . .

Just like Hitler. Wow. Weird, huh?


18 posted on 10/14/2011 11:44:08 AM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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To: toma29

***...to his strong desire to compromise and bring people together,...***

The only people he brings together are fellow thugs to bust some heads; his only compromise is whether to bring a gun or a knife to the fight.

I’m surprised US snooze is still around - who reads it?


19 posted on 10/14/2011 11:44:08 AM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Doesn't anyone love liberty anymore?)
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To: SueRae

He surrounds himself with what he grew up with -

strong MARXIST females.


20 posted on 10/14/2011 11:46:11 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: toma29

This diagnosis is wrong. Even I can see that he is suffering from Karl Marx syndrome.


21 posted on 10/14/2011 11:47:33 AM PDT by certrtwngnut
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To: toma29

Broken relationship with father. And with step-pfather. Not good. Not good for little Barry at all.

But on the bright side - he did have a fabulous tranny nanny in Indonesia.

Explains a lot, don’t it?


22 posted on 10/14/2011 11:51:41 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS! This means liberals AND libertarians (same thing) NO LIBS!)
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To: toma29

23 posted on 10/14/2011 11:52:34 AM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: toma29

I think Mr. Bedard is a condescending racist.


24 posted on 10/14/2011 11:53:47 AM PDT by WayneS (Comments now include 25% more sarcasm at NO additional charge.)
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To: toma29
While a sympathetic look at Obama, it follows Bush on the Couch, a sharply critical analysis that suggested then President George W. Bush was disturbed.

This is all we need to know about this clown's "objectivity".

25 posted on 10/14/2011 11:55:51 AM PDT by Prov1322 (Enjoy my wife's incredible artwork at www.watercolorARTwork.com! (This space no longer for rent))
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To: toma29
But Obrotion O is this kind of a father.


26 posted on 10/14/2011 11:56:14 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: missnry

I was going to say, is he analyzing the same Barry Obama we watch on TV?


27 posted on 10/14/2011 11:57:39 AM PDT by DManA
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To: toma29

Rev. Jeremiah Wright WAS like a father to Barry. Just like a son he says he never listened to the father Jeremiah.


28 posted on 10/14/2011 12:01:11 PM PDT by DManA
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To: toma29

Reverend Wright filled his days and Larry Sinclair filled his nights.


29 posted on 10/14/2011 12:01:54 PM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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From the article: " While a sympathetic look at Obama, it follows Bush on the Couch, a sharply critical analysis that suggested then President George W. Bush was disturbed."

Sharply critical of Bush and now a feel sorry puff piece about Obama to help him get reelected. Where is his discussion of Obama's malignant narcissistic personality disorder and associated rage? Obama's distortion of reality saying we're a 'colonialist' nation? Ashamed of American exceptionalism? Bowing to our enemies? Wanting to transform our Sacred Republic into a socialist third world hell hole? His systematic destruction of our free-market based capitalist system? His racism and class warfare? His trying to create chaos in our streets so he can declare martial law? Many other concerns, but that's enough for now. .

Obama has some real problems and it's not just missing his daddys. . .

30 posted on 10/14/2011 12:02:02 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: Revolting cat!

Presidents. Presidents who need fathers...are the luckiest presidents...


31 posted on 10/14/2011 12:02:53 PM PDT by toma29
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To: toma29
FABU Hungers for his father... That's sounds so gay....
32 posted on 10/14/2011 12:04:48 PM PDT by baddog 219
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To: ilovesarah2012

>How about we just sum it up “Obama’s nuts”.<

You can add incredibly stupid.


33 posted on 10/14/2011 12:19:27 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: toma29
As previously mentioned here on FR back in early 2009, if and when will Obam succumb to “something” to cover for an early-out excuse....
34 posted on 10/14/2011 12:21:43 PM PDT by urtax$@work (The only kind of memorial is a Burning memorial !)
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To: OldPossum

The author is in touch with his inner nut


35 posted on 10/14/2011 12:28:32 PM PDT by woofie
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To: LucyT

ping


36 posted on 10/14/2011 12:30:43 PM PDT by urtax$@work (The only kind of memorial is a Burning memorial !)
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To: Salvation

Barky refuses to buy birthday or Christmas (or Mawlid al-Nabim) gifts for his daughters. He never got a birthday gift from his father. The childhood envy seeing others receive gifts caused him to become the Marxist he is.


37 posted on 10/14/2011 12:44:59 PM PDT by Reeses
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To: toma29

Look, Hussein is a person for whom Christ died. I do believe he is a deeply, deeply flawed individual whose mission in life (whether he realizes or admits it or not) is to crush capitalism, and our Constitutional Republic.

Those goals must never be reached. He must be defeated.

He also is a person who needs to know the meaning of real love—imagine how different a person he could be if he did. Herman Cain is no “accident”—neither is Walter E. Williams, Ali Akbar, Star Parker...or for that matter Rush Limbaugh or Bill Buckley or Ronald Reagan.

I believe every person, regardless of race, who embraces the Constitution and freedom is someone who has been changed or molded by the mental and spiritual embrace of knowing the difference between real love and counterfeit. Not that each person gets everything right, but that each person gets it right most of the time.

Imagine how different Hussein would have been if he hadn’t been allowed to hang around the Marxists his family enjoined. What if he had been given responsibilities, taught accurate American history, and learned the truth about economics?

Sadly, he came from a broken home (as did Bill Clinton) and that is NEVER good for a child.


38 posted on 10/14/2011 12:55:46 PM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: toma29
One point of disagreement:

... to his aggressive campaign to kill Osama bin Laden...

Horse crap. He had no aggressive campaign. Bush had it, and our military had it. Hussein was a bystander.

39 posted on 10/14/2011 12:57:14 PM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: Recovering_Democrat; toma29

Recovering_Democrat wrote:

“He had no aggressive campaign. Bush had it, and our military had it. Hussein was a bystander.”

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0BAMA’S OWN WORDS:

2008: “Navy Seal Team 6 is Cheney’s private assassination team.”
2011: “I put together Seal Team 6 to take out Bin Laden.”

2008: “Bin Laden is innocent until proven guilty, and must be captured alive and given a fair trial.”
2011: “I authorized Seal Team 6 to kill Bin Laden.”

2008: “ Guantanamo is entirely unnecessary, and the detainees should not be interrogated.”
2011: “Vital intelligence was obtained from Guantanamo detainees that led to our locating Bin Laden.”


40 posted on 10/14/2011 2:22:11 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: urtax$@work; Berlin_Freeper; Hotlanta Mike; Silentgypsy; repubmom; HANG THE EXPENSE; Nepeta; ...
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Check out article; interesting comments, too.

41 posted on 10/14/2011 2:32:51 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: toma29

Krauthammer, a psychiatrist by training, has said that Obama exhibits classical nacissistic personality disorder ...


42 posted on 10/14/2011 2:45:01 PM PDT by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: Reeses

I never realized this fact.

Do Muslims celebrate birthdays?


43 posted on 10/14/2011 3:40:47 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: toma29

Oh, please...


44 posted on 10/14/2011 3:42:49 PM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/01...NEVER FORGET.)
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