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The smartest president in history?
Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | April 8, 2012 | by George Parry

Posted on 04/08/2012 5:40:42 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

Despite 40 years of practicing law, I am no expert when it comes to arguing appeals. But I do know enough not to gratuitously insult and try to humiliate the appellate judges who will decide my client's case.

Apparently they don't teach those fundamentals at Harvard Law School. How else to explain the absolutely boneheaded attempts by President Obama, a past president of the Harvard Law Review, to intimidate the U.S. Supreme Court as it decides the constitutional fate of Obamacare?

And he did this when anyone who could see past his next meal knew that Obamacare, which was being shoved through the Congress, would ultimately wind up before that very same court.

As we used to say in the Organized Crime Strike Force, "That's smart, Freddo, really smart."

How could a president of the United States of America, of all people, not know something so basic about our system of government? Where has he been all these years? Kenya?

How can the so-called smartest president in history be so out of touch with human nature, common sense, and reality as to think that he can intimidate a coordinate branch of government - composed of judges with life tenure - by advancing such a baseless and preposterous argument as the one that he trumpeted to the media?

Now that the president has made a complete fool of himself in public, is it too much to ask that the mainstream media, at long last, begin to question and investigate his much-vaunted credentials as our Genius-in-Chief?

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Editorial; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: doofusinchief; election2012; failure; iq; naturalborncitizen; obamacare; presidents; scotus
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1 posted on 04/08/2012 5:40:47 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Obama, the floppy ear moron.


2 posted on 04/08/2012 5:44:56 AM PDT by coon2000 (Give me Liberty or give me death!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Simple, really. His so-called “educational and legal credentials” are all fabricated. He’s a character created out of whole cloth; an empty suit. The man finds it difficult to string together a coherent sentence, even with the aid of a teleprompter (without which he is reduced, visibly, to the state of “babbling idiot”).

IOW, he’s a useful moron.


3 posted on 04/08/2012 5:47:31 AM PDT by RightOnline (I am Andrew Breitbart!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Obama — may his name be damned for all eternity — is not foolishly attacking a court before they have rule against him. He’s attacking the Supreme Court because he already knows they are going to overturn Obamacare. Hyper dyke Kagan — she with boatloads of idiociy — already told him what the vote was. I’m not even sure he’s trying to intimidate Kennedy into changing his vote. What the Bastard is doing is setting up a re-election meme of attacking the Supreme Court and to lie, bodly lie, and wretchedly lie to deceive the greatest number of goobers he can to advance his Communist, anit-American, anti-Christ, anti-decency, anti-democracy, pro-Muslim agenda.


4 posted on 04/08/2012 5:49:48 AM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Obama panders to the poor illiterate black population where the truth is only what you tell them. They are fish on the end of a hook where they took the bait completely and without question.

It is absurd to think Obama doesn’t know what he is doing.


5 posted on 04/08/2012 5:49:51 AM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Bully judges here and apologize to other countries over there.


6 posted on 04/08/2012 5:50:08 AM PDT by FreedBird
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Actually, although I hardly think Obama is at all brilliant, I don't think his actions are because he's a dumbass.

I think he wants a Constitutional crisis. I think he wants a race war. He doesn't have to "win" or even survive. He wants to destroy the country. He's already destroyed the economy. He's broken the social contract. If he can break the entire legal foundation of this country, then he has a trifecta.

His aim is destruction, not outright victory. The destruction of everything is victory enough.

7 posted on 04/08/2012 5:51:19 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Like Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin has become simply a stick with which to beat Whites.)
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To: broken_arrow1

Yeah, but you’d think they’d know a long-legged mack daddy when they see one. I can’t understand how the black voters who still support him >80% or whatever it is now can’t see he’s no different than the thug down down at the corner who’s never had a real job, thinks he knows everything, and spends his time telling other people what to do.


8 posted on 04/08/2012 5:53:38 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

My worry is that Kagan has already told Obama that he won the first vote and he’s grandstanding to make it look like he won by scaring the court.


9 posted on 04/08/2012 5:58:33 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (I like Obamacare because Granny signed the will and I need the cash)
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To: coon2000

I just heard (again) an MSM reporter describing the Obamaloon as a “constitutional law professor”.

Nope, he never was, never will be.

He was a lecturer in various dumbo-dumb portions of the law...and not a very good one at that.

Folks, the man is just not smart.


10 posted on 04/08/2012 6:03:55 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

What does a community organizer do when he confronts a community that refuses to be organized aka the Supreme Court? You insult them, of course. This is “Rules for Radicals” writ large which has set up an inevitable collision course for a Constitutional crisis.


11 posted on 04/08/2012 6:04:58 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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12 posted on 04/08/2012 6:21:57 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: RightOnline
And, so many accused George W.Bush of being illiterate.
13 posted on 04/08/2012 6:22:08 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: ClearCase_guy

I agree.


14 posted on 04/08/2012 6:23:56 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

This is in Philly.com????? Hardly a conservative publication.


15 posted on 04/08/2012 6:25:12 AM PDT by Think free or die
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
The 'Smartest President In History' my patoot. That's another leftist lie based on .. NOTHING. Nothing except his enrollment in a couple (cough-BS) 'elite Universities'. (At least Billy-Jeff was a verified Rhodes Scholar)

According to the lefties, Barry has an IQ of ..... (better sit down) .... 180!! They came to this moronic conclusion because ...... That's the Average IQ Score of Harvard Law School Students who actually took an IQ Test. (which I also think is BS)

Trust me, an IQ of 180 is REALLY up there in the stratosphere. The lowest score needed to join MENSA is "only" 132, and that puts you in the "Top 2% of the population". (The average IQ is 90-109)

Furthermore Albert Einstein who came up with that E=mc2 thingy and Special and General Relativity, 'only' had an IQ of 160. So per the lefties Barry is: 'Einstein + 12½%' This for a guy who can't even say Hello without a teleprompter!!

Sorry for the laughter but if Barry's IQ is higher than 75 I'll eat my Stetson.
He's has borderline intelligence at best. And being the 'Smartest Anything'? ... not in this lifetime

16 posted on 04/08/2012 6:31:15 AM PDT by Condor51 (Yo Hoffa, so you want to 'take out conservatives'. Well okay Jr - I'm your Huckleberry)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Many of us here routinely refer to Osama Obama as stupid.WE BELIEVE THIS AT OUR PERIL...and at the nation's peril.Osama is intelligent,VERY intelligent.The problem with Osama is that he's UTTERLY amoral and has a life-long,all-consuming contempt for all that's decent...all that makes this country great.

Osama Obama IS Saul Alinsky.Osama Obama IS Bill Ayers.Osama Obama IS Bernadine Dhorn.He's NOT Forrest Gump.

17 posted on 04/08/2012 6:33:07 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Jimmy Carter Is No Longer The Worst President To Have Served In My Lifetime.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
George Parry is a former state and federal prosecutor practicing law in Philadelphia

BIG bump to the top.

This piece is well worth reading.

18 posted on 04/08/2012 6:33:33 AM PDT by snowsislander (Gingrich 2012.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Many of us here routinely refer to Osama Obama as stupid.WE BELIEVE THIS AT OUR PERIL...and at the nation's peril.Osama is intelligent,VERY intelligent.The problem with Osama is that he's UTTERLY amoral and has a life-long,all-consuming contempt for all that's decent...all that makes this country great.

Osama Obama IS Saul Alinsky.Osama Obama IS Bill Ayers.Osama Obama IS Bernadine Dhorn.He's NOT Forrest Gump.

19 posted on 04/08/2012 6:34:16 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Jimmy Carter Is No Longer The Worst President To Have Served In My Lifetime.)
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To: Condor51
OOPS, Addendum:
MENSA requires an IQ score of 130, not 132.
An IQ of 130 puts you in the top 2%, the MENSA min.
Regarding MENSA. As Groucho Marx said:
I would never join a club that would have me as a member.

20 posted on 04/08/2012 6:43:46 AM PDT by Condor51 (Yo Hoffa, so you want to 'take out conservatives'. Well okay Jr - I'm your Huckleberry)
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To: muir_redwoods
“My worry is that Kagan has already told Obama that he won the first vote and he’s grandstanding to make it look like he won by scaring the court”

Doubt it, it would probably just as likely piss Kennedy off enough to change that 5th vote.

21 posted on 04/08/2012 6:44:50 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: coon2000

I prefer “jug-eared jackass”...;)


22 posted on 04/08/2012 7:08:14 AM PDT by bt_dooftlook (Democrats - the party of Amnesty, Abortion, and Adolescence)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Lincoln was the smartest President in history. He knew what he knew, and he knew what he didn’t know, and sought answers. Unfortunately Nixon and Klink are also in the top 10. Obama is not. Maybe the top 50 lol...


23 posted on 04/08/2012 7:26:27 AM PDT by StAnDeliver (=)
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To: Condor51

IQ of 180? That is a blatant lie. One could subtract 100 points from that score and be in Obama’s IQ range + or - 5 points. The man demonstrates the math and reasoning skills of a 4th grader.


24 posted on 04/08/2012 7:28:55 AM PDT by abclily
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To: muir_redwoods
"My worry is that Kagan has already told Obama that he won the first vote and he’s grandstanding to make it look like he won by scaring the court."

Why? If it went his way it went narrowly, why p.o. your 5th vote if it's in the pocket?

No, Bobo's temper tantrum was for Kennedy, who has signed on to Nino & Sam's overturn of Obamacare.

25 posted on 04/08/2012 7:29:59 AM PDT by StAnDeliver (=)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Obama is dumber than donuts.


26 posted on 04/08/2012 7:39:23 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I doubt if he ever attended classes. His were affimative action education and degrees.


27 posted on 04/08/2012 7:39:32 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: WashingtonSource
"may his name be damned for all eternity "

Strong words, with which I totally agree.

The 1.5 bil$ Obie's giving to the Egyptian muslim-brotherhood has finally and completely convinced me that Obama's agenda is nothing more than redistribution of wealth. Unions, govt. jobs, the muslim brotherhood....hundreds of other examples litter his time in office.

28 posted on 04/08/2012 7:54:53 AM PDT by chiller (Elect another batch of TPartiers and it won't matter which R we elect. WE will lead.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“From the pointed questions asked and the vacuous answers given, he appears not to have succeeded.

Sensing trouble, the president followed up this disastrous performance by launching a thoroughly bizarre attack on the court.”

Stagecraft. Nothing less. Obamacare isn’t in trouble. The court will uphold the legislation. That is what dihonest prople do, they lie. I’ll be surprised (pleasently) if they overturn. The authors description, in his penultimate paragraph, of the left in general and Obozo in particular makes the point.


29 posted on 04/08/2012 8:09:09 AM PDT by TalBlack ( Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
... is it too much to ask that the mainstream media, at long last, begin to question and investigate his much-vaunted credentials as our Genius-in-Chief?

Yeah ... way too much. The liberal MSM is in the tank for this narcissistic affirmative action idiot.

30 posted on 04/08/2012 8:10:05 AM PDT by BluH2o
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Obama&Co. are above the law note history,it’s how this country got into the shape it’s in.


31 posted on 04/08/2012 8:11:34 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: muir_redwoods

That was my first thought.


32 posted on 04/08/2012 8:11:37 AM PDT by rbbeachkid (Get out of its way and small business can fix the economy.)
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To: Coldwater Creek

I am a former resident of the State of Minnestoopid. I caught hell for criticizing the “most athletic, most intelligent President in the history of the United States”.
As far as I am concerned, I left North Korea.


33 posted on 04/08/2012 8:19:05 AM PDT by Fred Hayek (FUBO, the No Talent Pop Star pResident.)
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To: coon2000

This is a dog-bites-man story.

Obama routinely insults the voters’ intelligence. He arrogantly insults the integrity of his opposition in Congress and he blithely insults the competence of actors in the free market. It was only natural that he would insult the Court. It would only be extraordinary if he were not to have insulted the Court.


34 posted on 04/08/2012 8:20:31 AM PDT by Skepolitic
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To: ClearCase_guy

His master is Marx, who wrote:

Worlds I would destroy for ever,
Since I can create no world,
Since my call they notice never,
Coursing dumb in magic whirl.

and

“Till heart’s bewitched, till senses reel:
With Satan I have struck my deal.
He chalks the signs, beats time for me,
I play the death march fast and free.”


35 posted on 04/08/2012 8:25:53 AM PDT by Skepolitic
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Apparently they don't teach those fundamentals at Harvard Law School. How else to explain the absolutely boneheaded attempts by President Obama, a past president of the Harvard Law Review, to intimidate the U.S. Supreme Court as it decides the constitutional fate of Obamacare?

it is Jury-Tampering.

Any Chicago Mobster would do the same !


36 posted on 04/08/2012 8:29:50 AM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: Condor51

13. Buck O’Fama

Obama’s “exceptional wisdom” is kinda like the Loch Ness monster – lotsa
people claim to have seen it but no one seems to be able to produce an
example, and the alleged evidence of it turns out to have been faked.
April 6, 2012 - 5:25 pm Link to this Comment

_http://pjmedia.com/richardfernandez/2012/04/06/it-seemed-neater/_
(http://pjmedia.com/richardfernandez/2012/04/06/it-seemed-neater/)


37 posted on 04/08/2012 8:30:55 AM PDT by DUMBGRUNT (The best is the enemy of the good!)
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To: Condor51
OOPS, Addendum: MENSA requires an IQ score of 130, not 132. An IQ of 130 puts you in the top 2%, the MENSA min.

None of that has any meaning without
the standard deviation of the test.

The correct answer is 98%ile or higher.

Qualifying test scores


38 posted on 04/08/2012 8:37:34 AM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Obama is what happens when a simple minded quota hire runs out of talking points


39 posted on 04/08/2012 8:41:28 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (I like Obamacare because Granny signed the will and I need the cash)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Lacking any evidence to the contrary I’d give Obama an IQ of below 130 (not MENSA level).


40 posted on 04/08/2012 8:48:38 AM PDT by Mike Darancette (Romney just makes me tired all over.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

One thing is not in question.......he is the worst president in American history!!


41 posted on 04/08/2012 8:52:48 AM PDT by kenmcg (How)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Just like Bill Ayers comrade Obama wakes up every morning hoping this is the day he completely destroys capitalism.


42 posted on 04/08/2012 9:02:54 AM PDT by monocle
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To: abclily
Yep 180, I found it through a google search. It will show up on a few websites re: Smartest People Ever.

And of course it's a lie, he's never taken any IQ test (in this country anyway) and his low IQ is likely exposed in his college transcripts which are now all Top Secret.

43 posted on 04/08/2012 9:21:17 AM PDT by Condor51 (Yo Hoffa, so you want to 'take out conservatives'. Well okay Jr - I'm your Huckleberry)
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To: snowsislander
George Parry is a former state and federal prosecutor practicing law in Philadelphia

BIG bump to the top.

This piece is well worth reading.

44 posted on 04/08/2012 10:06:43 AM PDT by snowsislander (Gingrich 2012.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Obama knew fully well what he was doing. He was demogoguing. He was arguing his “case” before the millions of loyal Obamatons for whom the constitution means nothing, and the wealth of the country is just a giant piggy bank which they are allowed to raid at will.


45 posted on 04/08/2012 10:17:03 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: snowsislander
George Parry is a former state and federal prosecutor practicing law in Philadelphia

BIG bump to the top.

This piece is well worth reading.

46 posted on 04/08/2012 1:02:36 PM PDT by snowsislander (Gingrich 2012.)
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To: driftless2
I think you are right--this is all about making this a campaign issue to rally his base.

If the Court rejects Obamacare, or major portions of it, on a 5-4 vote, then the Democrats can ask for votes to ensure that the next vacancy is filled by another hardline leftist.

If they were to have a majority in both houses of Congress and the White House next year, I could see them trying to impeach Clarence Thomas for not recusing himself, but I don't see Thomas resigning and they wouldn't have a large enough number in the Senate to remove him.

47 posted on 04/08/2012 1:03:37 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: driftless2
I think you are right--this is all about making this a campaign issue to rally his base.

If the Court rejects Obamacare, or major portions of it, on a 5-4 vote, then the Democrats can ask for votes to ensure that the next vacancy is filled by another hardline leftist.

If they were to have a majority in both houses of Congress and the White House next year, I could see them trying to impeach Clarence Thomas for not recusing himself, but I don't see Thomas resigning and they wouldn't have a large enough number in the Senate to remove him.

48 posted on 04/08/2012 1:12:06 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Interesting.

No matter how many stupid remarks and blunders the Kenyan Clown makes, his apologists come out of the woodwork defending his intelligence and perspicacity.

Notice that Vice President Biden, equally prone to doltish remarks, does not get any such defenders of his intelligence.

49 posted on 04/08/2012 3:42:52 PM PDT by snowsislander (Gingrich 2012.)
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To: UriÂ’el-2012

Navy GCT prior to 10/80 68
/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

The highest possible score on that test was 76. I scored 73. I met maybe three during my hitch who had scored 74 and I heard a rumor that someone had scored 75, I never even heard a rumor of a 76. It was 76 questions with 1 point for each correct answer.


50 posted on 04/08/2012 4:12:22 PM PDT by RipSawyer
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