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Obama on His Term: 'Three of the Toughest Years This Country Has Gone Through In My Lifetime'
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Posted on 02/24/2012 4:53:13 PM PST by Sub-Driver

Years This Country Has Gone Through In My Lifetime' By Terence P. Jeffrey February 24, 2012

(CNSNews.com) - President Barack Obama told a group of contributors at a campaign fundraiser in Florida on Thursday that his term so far has been "three of the toughest years this country has gone through in my lifetime."

"We've gone through three of the toughest years this country has gone through in my lifetime," Obama said, according to the White House transcript of his remarks.

"And there are a lot of people who are still hurting all across the country--a lot of people here in Florida, a lot of people everywhere," said Obama. "There are still folks whose homes are underwater because the housing market collapsed. There are people who are still struggling because they can't find a job. There are folks who are just barely able to make ends meet. And obviously those of us who are here, we've been incredibly blessed.

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What an ego............
1 posted on 02/24/2012 4:53:15 PM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

He’s probably right. These are the toughest 3 years of my life time too..

Problem is, it’s his fault and he refuses to accept blame.


2 posted on 02/24/2012 4:55:44 PM PST by cableguymn (Good thing I am a conservative. Otherwise I would have to support Mittens like Republicans do.)
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To: cableguymn

Bingo!


3 posted on 02/24/2012 4:56:49 PM PST by Ronin (VOTE NEWT! He's Not Romney! Huh? He did?? Scratch that! GO SANTORUM!!!)
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To: Sub-Driver

As if he had nothing to do with it.


4 posted on 02/24/2012 4:57:03 PM PST by skeeter
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To: Sub-Driver

He caused this and now bragging about it.


5 posted on 02/24/2012 4:57:30 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: Sub-Driver
He's an ugly child. Not a child in innocence...but a grown-up child who refuses to accept responsibility for his actions!

He is the personification of human evil.

The question remains...is he the personification of a greater evil?

6 posted on 02/24/2012 4:58:06 PM PST by RoosterRedux (Go Newt!)
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To: Sub-Driver
"Three of the Toughest Years This Country
Has Gone Through In My Lifetime"


That quote is definately one he should add
to his resume to make a BIG first impression.
7 posted on 02/24/2012 4:58:06 PM PST by clearcarbon
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To: Sub-Driver

0bama is one sick, evil bastard.


8 posted on 02/24/2012 4:58:45 PM PST by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Sub-Driver

Yeah, and that goes for the rest of us too. Even those of us old enough to remember Jimmy Carter.


9 posted on 02/24/2012 5:01:17 PM PST by SamAdams76 (I am 76 days away from outliving Phil Hartman)
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To: Sub-Driver

Yes. Obama’s presidency has been the toughest time our country has seen for at least the past half century.

Sounds like a good campaign ad.


10 posted on 02/24/2012 5:01:17 PM PST by rod1
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To: RoosterRedux

He can’t release his real birth certificate because he was named Damien......


11 posted on 02/24/2012 5:01:21 PM PST by Quickgun (Second Amendment. The only one you can put your hands on.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Boy, his grammatical skills are really second-to-none!
Must be the teleprompeters day off, LOL!


12 posted on 02/24/2012 5:01:25 PM PST by americas.best.days...
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To: cableguymn
Actually, the years under Jimmy Carter were worse for us. Interest rates at 22%, stagflation and the misery index. The only difference now is that we have managed to accumulate some capital.

I really feel sorry for the kids just starting out, mostly through empathy.

Jimmy blamed everything that moved except himself. Progressives are stupid. Honestly, it is a genetic brain disorder.

13 posted on 02/24/2012 5:01:53 PM PST by Aevery_Freeman (Typed using <FONT STYLE=SARCASM> unless otherwise noted)
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To: clearcarbon
so ubama is claiming his administration is worse than jimmy carter's.
I dunno. It's pretty close.
14 posted on 02/24/2012 5:02:25 PM PST by grandpa jones (obama delenda est)
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To: Sub-Driver

I think he was handed off a pretty tough set of problems. And sure enough he compounded them at every opportunity. Can anyone imagine what the media would have done to Reagan if he hadn’t turned things around in his first term?

Obama not only hasn’t turned things around, he’s made them worse, and continues to propose only solutions he’s already tried that have already failed.

Reagan’s recovery floated all boats, but the media continued to talk about all the NEW homeless under Reagan.

Where’s the talk of NEW homeless now? Where’s the talk of the plight of the average family. How many new people have sunk below the poverty level?

If Reagan was running right now for re-election, there would be a list of bad things ten feet long.

With Obama, not a peep.


15 posted on 02/24/2012 5:02:52 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Abortion? No. Gov't heath care? No. Gore on warming? No. McCain on immigration? No.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Doesn’t he remember the 60s?


16 posted on 02/24/2012 5:04:49 PM PST by HIDEK6
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To: Quickgun

Heheh...the jury is still out. But it is still deliberating!


17 posted on 02/24/2012 5:04:59 PM PST by RoosterRedux (Go Newt!)
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To: ColdOne

He caused this and now bragging about it.


And taking posh vacations at every opportunity. Yeah, he feels our pain.

Sounds like he’s resigned himself mentally to be a one-termer.


18 posted on 02/24/2012 5:05:12 PM PST by txhurl
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To: cableguymn

Yup...MY lifetime too. Oh, it’s so tough when my wife has to ski on Colorado at taxpayer’s expense! FUBO


19 posted on 02/24/2012 5:06:23 PM PST by max americana (Buttcrack Obama is an idiot)
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To: HIDEK6

“Doesn’t he remember the 60s?”

He’s not old enough to remember the 60s, is he?

And besides, in the 60s the commies were out in the streets, not in the oval office.


20 posted on 02/24/2012 5:06:33 PM PST by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: RoosterRedux

He has the power of satan, whom he likely believes mistakenly to be God leading him on his enchanted journey to “fundamentally transform” this horrid nation.

I recall some “religious” comment he made to the effect that all religions led to the supreme being. That was all the red flag I needed. A real Christian politician in a secular government (I know- a whole other discussion!) finds a tactful way to skirt such issues.


21 posted on 02/24/2012 5:06:57 PM PST by One Name (Go to the enemy's home court and smoke his ass.)
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To: americas.best.days...
If you think his are bad...read Moochelle's thesis at Princeton.

I predict there will come a day when Princeton is humbled by and contrite about this experiment in "affirmative action."

22 posted on 02/24/2012 5:07:39 PM PST by RoosterRedux (Go Newt!)
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To: Sub-Driver

“Life’s tough. It’s tougher if you’re stupid.”


23 posted on 02/24/2012 5:08:14 PM PST by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I think he meant to say, “Three of the Toughest Years This Country Has Gone Through In My Lifetime, Thanks To ME.”


24 posted on 02/24/2012 5:09:36 PM PST by FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
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To: One Name
IMHO, he is not yet invested with the power of Satan. He is an obedient servant...but he does not yet possess Satan's power.

Not yet...

25 posted on 02/24/2012 5:10:34 PM PST by RoosterRedux (Go Newt!)
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To: RichInOC

“Hello, Cause - meet Effect.”


26 posted on 02/24/2012 5:10:42 PM PST by Twinkie (John 3:16)
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To: Sub-Driver

Obamaschina. Thankfully only four of the worst years in our
nations history.


27 posted on 02/24/2012 5:15:57 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Correlation does not equal causation, but in this case.....


28 posted on 02/24/2012 5:25:41 PM PST by Just another Joe (Warning: FReeping can be addictive and helpful to your mental health)
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To: RoosterRedux

I think we are in agreement- Obama is not aware who his guardian “angel” really is. He just thinks he’s a lucky, smart guy with a destiny.

Don’t consider him more than that at this juncture. But, there is that mortal headwound scripture and an interesting scar that shows up in some pictures....


29 posted on 02/24/2012 5:26:18 PM PST by One Name (Go to the enemy's home court and smoke his ass.)
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To: cableguymn

He and his ilk have made these the toughest three years of MY lifetime. I’ve never thought more about becoming expat if the unthinkable happens..but I am working on plan B and C just in case. Just about everything else involving my future plans is on hold until the morning of 11/07. By then I’ll know which direction the country is headed...and which way I’ll head.


30 posted on 02/24/2012 5:30:48 PM PST by SueRae (Tale of 2 Towers - First, Isengaard (GOP-e), then 11.06.2012, the Tower of Sauron)
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To: Sub-Driver

no, he’s just been living under a rock most of his life


31 posted on 02/24/2012 5:32:48 PM PST by molson209
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To: Aevery_Freeman

Yes, under Carter interest rates were horrible for new car purchases, home purchases etc. They were GREAT for my grandparents and their CD’s though.


32 posted on 02/24/2012 5:32:56 PM PST by Qwackertoo (Gingrich/West 2012)
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To: One Name

Obama might eventually be the “one”...but the “investment” of Satan hasn’t happened yet (or so it seems).


33 posted on 02/24/2012 5:33:00 PM PST by RoosterRedux (Go Newt!)
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To: Sub-Driver

The “dreams” of his father rally suck. Yup! They’ve been the worst three years of my lifetime too.


34 posted on 02/24/2012 5:34:35 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (It's time for the DemocRAT voter base to start paying their "fair share" of taxes.)
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To: RoosterRedux

I would wholeheartedly concur; never dreamed you’d have to watch an American leader for those signs, though.


35 posted on 02/24/2012 5:36:49 PM PST by One Name (Go to the enemy's home court and smoke his ass.)
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To: cableguymn

yep.


36 posted on 02/24/2012 5:37:04 PM PST by sauropod (You can elect your very own tyranny - Marc Levin)
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To: Sub-Driver


Right....
37 posted on 02/24/2012 5:41:05 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul Congress!)
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To: One Name
Me neither.

But when one considers that America is the pinnacle of Judeo/Christian culture and religion...it makes sense that the Evil One would choose us as his target.

What better way (in his mind) to embarrass God.

38 posted on 02/24/2012 5:41:29 PM PST by RoosterRedux (Go Newt!)
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To: cableguymn

Bingo:

You got that right. Without doubt the biggest POS to ever fly in Air Force One.


39 posted on 02/24/2012 5:47:34 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Sub-Driver
And the rest of his comment is: But one of the great things about America and one of the great things about those who are in professional sports is we've all got cousins, uncles, family members who are still struggling and are a reminder that we have a lot more work to do."

What in the world is that supposed to mean? I can't make any sense of the connection between "those of us who are in professional sports - being a great thing about America - and having (people who are struggling) a reminder of a lot more work to do." What in the world does that mean? What is great about sports professionals with struggling relatives in America? It makes no sense at all; just words/thoughts strung together that aren't related. He talks like someone high on drugs who thinks he is sounding profound or relevant. ---- And, why does he say "we" and "those of us" in professional sports? Why did he include himself? Since when did he become a sports professional?

The man is a master at making comments and speeches that are totally idiotic and confound anyone with a thinking mind, while the media and lemmings in America call him a great speaker and ignore the obvious stupidity of his nonsense.

40 posted on 02/24/2012 5:52:33 PM PST by CitizenM (Obama's legacy will be to be remembered as The architect of the decline of the USA)
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To: CitizenM

Obama on His Term: ‘Three of the Toughest Years This Country Has Gone Through In My Lifetime’

_______________________

Gosh, it is all about him all the time.

Narcissist!

MeMeMeMeMeMe


41 posted on 02/24/2012 5:54:48 PM PST by Chickensoup (In the 20th century 200 million people were killed by their own governments.)
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To: RoosterRedux

Exactly, makes sense, now. The protector of the free world, the USA inherited the mantle from Great Britain, IMHO.

I am one who believes the Roman Church as the first baton-receiver from Israel was infiltrated long ago.

30 years ago we thought Antichrist would arise from the old Holy Roman Empire. Some now think he arises from Islam.

I’m following the baton (in my opinion!) from Abraham.


42 posted on 02/24/2012 5:58:50 PM PST by One Name (Go to the enemy's home court and smoke his ass.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Guess he forgot about 9-11 already...and Fort Hood....etc, etc...


43 posted on 02/24/2012 5:59:42 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Sub-Driver

“Obama on His Term: ‘Three of the Toughest Years This Country Has Gone Through In My Lifetime’”

If only he could connect the dots...


44 posted on 02/24/2012 6:05:37 PM PST by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Another of the great communicator’s quotes from the article.

“But one of the great things about America and one of the great things about those who are in professional sports is we’ve all got cousins, uncles, family members who are still struggling and are a reminder that we have a lot more work to do.””


45 posted on 02/24/2012 6:09:08 PM PST by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I’m sure that all that golfing and extended vacations helped him take the edge off his suffering.

Why did Nero fiddle while Rome burned?
Because he never learned how to golf.


46 posted on 02/24/2012 6:09:10 PM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: keats5

Sociopaths never do.


47 posted on 02/24/2012 6:12:17 PM PST by Dutch Boy
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To: CitizenM

“But one of the great things about America and one of the great things about those who are in professional sports is we’ve all got cousins, uncles, family members who are still struggling and are a reminder that we have a lot more work to do.””

How terrifying that that sentence came out of the mouth of the leader of the free world!

I too am puzzling about the “professional sports” comment. I rechecked the article to see if he was speaking to athletes, but no, I don’t see that he was.

So basically he’s saying that “One of the great things about America” is that our families “are still struggling.”

What? Is he now admitting he’s not on America’s side?


48 posted on 02/24/2012 6:20:09 PM PST by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: Aevery_Freeman

I was 8 years old when Reagan was first elected.. All I remember about those times was when Reagan won all but Minnesota in his reelection bid.

I remember as a kid we where solid middle class. then again, at that time, both my parents worked for the government.


49 posted on 02/24/2012 6:22:32 PM PST by cableguymn (Good thing I am a conservative. Otherwise I would have to support Mittens like Republicans do.)
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To: Sub-Driver
HE - DOES - NOT - EVEN - HEAR - WHAT - HE - IS - SAYING.

Yep, good ole Obama, the sharpest tool in the shed. LOL

50 posted on 02/24/2012 6:29:13 PM PST by Kickass Conservative (Liberals, Useful Idiots Voting for Useless Idiots...)
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