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What Does Obama Do All Day?
Kaus Files/The Daily Caller ^ | 2/2/2012 | Mickey Kaus

Posted on 02/02/2012 4:59:07 PM PST by mojito

What does he do all day? Are you impressed with the image of Obama-at-work left by Ryan Lizza’s “Obama Memos” piece in the New Yorker? The President’s decision-making method–at least as described in the piece–seems to consist mainly of checking boxes on memos his aides have written for him. … They offer him four stimulus packages, none bigger than $890 billion. He does not ask for more but does push for an “inspiring ‘moon shot’” initiative. At first it’s a “national ‘smart grid’”–hard not to get inspired just hearing those words! When aides explain that this isn’t stimulating enough, he settles for “high-speed trains.” … He’s presented with a list of $60 billion in cuts to his core stimulus policies, and writes “OK.” …

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I’m sure Obama is smarter than this. He can’t be an executive who spends his days checking boxes, accepting the choices presented by his aides, never reaching outside them through unconventional channels or reaching unconventional thinkers, never throwing over the framework with which he is presented.

I’m sure of it, but I can’t find much evidence for it in Lizza’s piece.

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


TOPICS: Extended News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: lazy; notsosmart; obama; odumbo
He's the smartest, greatest, most brilliant mind since...ever....
1 posted on 02/02/2012 4:59:16 PM PST by mojito
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To: mojito

If he’s not on the golf course, he’s thinking about that next game. Otherwise he spends most of his time in front of a mirror telling himself he is the greatest.


2 posted on 02/02/2012 5:00:54 PM PST by VicVega (tagline is MIA)
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To: mojito

Stupid is as stupid does - O is pretty dim!


3 posted on 02/02/2012 5:01:48 PM PST by austingirl
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To: mojito
What Does Obama Do All Day?

He pines for Reggie, the love machine!

4 posted on 02/02/2012 5:03:51 PM PST by RoosterRedux (Newt: "Why vote for the guy who lost to the guy who lost to Obama?")
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To: austingirl

I think he fried his brains on drugs when he was young and can’t think much for himself. I would love to know when the truth about what goes on behind closed doors finally comes out. I hope I live that long!


5 posted on 02/02/2012 5:06:28 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: mojito

I’ve been promoting a union railroad

all the live long day

Takin all the people’s money

just to throw it all away....


6 posted on 02/02/2012 5:07:09 PM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: mojito

Twiddles his thumbs.


7 posted on 02/02/2012 5:07:57 PM PST by Signalman
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To: mojito

I recall reading that George W. was at his Oval Office desk, ready for business, no later than 7am every morning. What is Obama doing at 7am every morning? Bending over in prayer while facing Mecca?


8 posted on 02/02/2012 5:11:50 PM PST by rickmichaels
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To: mojito

He is a typical affirmitive action hire. Somebody else does the work while he goofs off all day.


9 posted on 02/02/2012 5:13:46 PM PST by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: mojito

Mirror mirror on the wall
who’s the greatest one of all?
“NOT YOU, YOU STUPID LITTLE MAN”
you seem to be your greatest fan.
Arrogant you are
and arrogant you’ll fall
To Newt Gingrich
the greatest one of all.


10 posted on 02/02/2012 5:13:57 PM PST by mardi59
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To: mojito

His task, given to him by his socialist superiors, is to sell socialism as the face of liberalism. He does not need to research. He does not need to consider options. He does not need to think of long term ramifications of his decisions.

All he has to do to please his socialist superiors is check the box next to the option which grows the government the most and then speak about that option like it’s so great that it’s amazing we’ve come this far without it.


11 posted on 02/02/2012 5:18:00 PM PST by Personal Responsibility (Obama 2012: Dozens of MSNBC viewers can't be wrong!)
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To: mojito
"What Does Obama Do All Day?"

Destroy capitalsim, "rich white people", and the middle class, as quickly as possible, that's what he does all day. Whoever believes this man isn't 100% down and dirty racist, and isn't glorying in the power given to him by the very people he hates and is taking down, is sadly mistaken. He hates so deeply he doesn't care if America sinks into the abyss; just so long as those people and institutions he despises sink along with it. It isn't about any love for Socialism he holds, it's about USING socialism as the tool to exact his pound of flesh.

Socialism is the perfect tool to "get even" with, because it can be viewed, (through manipulation by the media, hollywood, and academics), as a "fair and equal way to live". And this dumbed-down generation of Americans swallow it like pigs swallowing slop. And the best we can come up with to fight this juggernaut is Mittens Romney, the man who personally designed the prototype of Obamacare, and is damn proud of it. His "defense" of Romneycare is as shallow as he is. "I believe in State's rights, and national medical health care doesn't fall into that category, because it's Federal, not State". And people are buying that crap?

12 posted on 02/02/2012 5:22:24 PM PST by jiminycricket000
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To: mojito

Every night (he “worked” mostly at night), Stalin was given the list of names of those to be executed the next day. These sometimes amounted to thousands of names. He would put a check mark on the top sheet, then drop the whole list in his Out box. That’s how thousands of people were murdered in the old USSR day in, day out.


13 posted on 02/02/2012 5:23:30 PM PST by Argus
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To: mojito
What Does Obama Do All Day?

You still don't get it, do you?
He is the constitution Terminator.
He'll impose socialism.
That's what he does.
That's ALL he does!

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14 posted on 02/02/2012 5:24:00 PM PST by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 ! We should take off and Newt washington from orbit.)
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To: mojito

What’s really scary is sometimes it seems as if he doesn’t know that he is just a “face man” for the people who are actually making the decisions.


15 posted on 02/02/2012 5:29:35 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: mojito

I read somewhere that he mostly watches ESPN.


16 posted on 02/02/2012 5:33:37 PM PST by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: mojito

He and Mrs.O are busy doing push-ups? Ugh! What a dismal thought that is.


17 posted on 02/02/2012 5:34:19 PM PST by peteyd (A dog may bite you in the ass,but it will never stab you in the back.)
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To: Argus

The saddest part is that Stalin was anything but intimidating.

I recently watched a documentary about him and his dealings with the soviet military. I got the impression that he was terrified of his own military and they were terrified of each other.

One of the stories related said that when the found him after the German invasion of Poland he hiding in his office like a frightened little boy expecting to be arrested for screwing up so badly.

Its amazing how much pain was inflicted on the world by two pathetic moronic tyrants. (Stalin and Hitler)


18 posted on 02/02/2012 5:34:39 PM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten

The other thing we know is that union goon is the most frequent visitor to the WH - can’t remember the goon’s name ...


19 posted on 02/02/2012 5:35:04 PM PST by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: Signalman

Shoots some hoops, smokes a little crack.


20 posted on 02/02/2012 5:36:25 PM PST by TheLawyerFormerlyKnownAsAl
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To: rickmichaels

No matter how bad a president someone may think W. was, they have to be imbecilic to think that Obama is anywhere near as good and some idiots actually think Obama is better. I remember one old fool who lectured me on how Obama was going to patch up our diplomatic relations that had been ruined by Bush. The old fool is dead now but he had realized his mistake by the time he passed on, sometimes I wonder if having to face his own stupidity hastened his demise.


21 posted on 02/02/2012 5:39:43 PM PST by RipSawyer
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To: mojito
What Does Obama Do All Day?

Memorizes his lines provided to him by his handlers. Seriously.
22 posted on 02/02/2012 5:41:46 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: mojito
Golf and 'x-box'; channeling Al Green?

Bet he can dance too. Of course; we know Obama can act. . .

Stories should be screaming by now; that we not only have an empty suit in the White House; we have an empty chair, in the Oval Office. As well; a MIA, Commander-in-Chief. Hope the history books eventually catch it all.

Not looking good, however; for 'history meeting myth'; given whose writing most of it.

Screaming, pathetic and outrageous; the 'truth' of this man; so hidden from view. Can only imagine, the 'self-congratulations' that goes on in lieu of 'work'.

23 posted on 02/02/2012 5:48:42 PM PST by cricket (America restored;. . .Newt CAN make it happen.)
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To: mojito

You just have to check out his schedule on www.whitehouse.gov to see how busy he is - what time he starts his “official” day and what time he winds it up. Unless he’s campaigning, he’s meeting with others to pick THEIR brains and even then it’s not even an 8 hour day! Of course, he hasn’t discovered yet that there’s not much there to pick...

I wonder the same thing about Holder. If he’s not supervising his underlings, just WHAT is HE doing?


24 posted on 02/02/2012 5:49:24 PM PST by Thank You Rush
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To: rickmichaels

Bending over? Did Obama find a replacement for Reggie - or not. . .


25 posted on 02/02/2012 5:50:23 PM PST by cricket (America restored;. . .Newt CAN make it happen.)
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To: 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten

“”can’t remember the goon’s name ...””

Andy Stern?


26 posted on 02/02/2012 5:51:03 PM PST by Thank You Rush
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To: Thank You Rush

The Multiple Choice POTUS?

Those were always the easiest tests.


27 posted on 02/02/2012 5:57:52 PM PST by Aria ( "If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.")
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To: mojito

I’ve known dogs and cats who were smarter than Obama.


28 posted on 02/02/2012 6:19:49 PM PST by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: Thank You Rush

He typically “works” 4-5 hours max - unless he’s golfing or flying around AF1 campaigning.


29 posted on 02/02/2012 6:21:21 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: mojito
...plan evil.

Deliver me, O LORD, from the evil man: preserve me from the violent man which imagine mischief in their heart; continually are they gathered for war. They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent; adders' poison is their lips. Selah. (Psalm 140:1-3)

30 posted on 02/02/2012 6:22:22 PM PST by nonsporting
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To: mojito

He spends a lot of time with his feet propped up on WH furniture.


31 posted on 02/02/2012 6:23:55 PM PST by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: lonestar

“”He spends a lot of time with his feet propped up on WH furniture.””

Make that “our furniture.” That is so disrespectful, I can’t even express my disgust. I remember the Mrs., saying that her girls couldn’t wait to do their homework on the desk in the Lincoln bedroom where Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. They really are lower class people!!! Can’t wait for the day when they pack up and move back to whatever hole they crawled out of.


32 posted on 02/02/2012 6:51:47 PM PST by Thank You Rush
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To: Thank You Rush

I hate Obama beyond Amy words can describe.


33 posted on 02/02/2012 6:52:42 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: forgotten man

On the rare occasion that Barry is actually in the Whitehouse I read that he is in the oval office from about 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Then he goes up to the family quarters for din din and then locks himself in his study doing God knows what. Good work if you can it.


34 posted on 02/02/2012 8:42:44 PM PST 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: cripplecreek
Don't forget he was a Georgian and Beria was not a Rus.
35 posted on 02/02/2012 11:52:01 PM PST by Domangart
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To: Thank You Rush

Yeah I think that’s it.


36 posted on 02/03/2012 7:00:35 AM PST by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: smokingfrog

“He typically “works” 4-5 hours max”

http://voices.yahoo.com/white-house-insider-obama-plan-part-three-9002935.html


37 posted on 02/04/2012 4:07:32 AM PST by Rennes Templar
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