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President Obama Defends His Campaign's Tone (his team doesn't "go out of bounds.")
Yahoo! News ^ | 8/20/12 | Jake Tapper | ABC OTUS News

Posted on 08/20/2012 1:29:51 PM PDT by NormsRevenge

President Obama defended the tone of his campaign today, saying his team doesn't "go out of bounds."

The president was asked by CBS's Nancy Cordes if he had compunctions about the tenor of the campaign, saying that "your campaign has suggested repeatedly without proof that Mr. Romney might be hiding something in his tax returns, they have suggested that Mr. Romney might be a felon for the way that he handed over power of Bain Capital, and your campaign and the White House have declined to condemn an ad by one of your top supporters that links Mr. Romney to a woman's death from cancer."


"I'm not sure all those characterizations that you laid out there were accurate," the president said. "For example, nobody accused Mr. Romney of being a felon."

(Last month, referring to documents filed with the Security and Exchange Commission by Bain Capital that consistently listed Romney as the CEO even though he had relinquished that power, Obama deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter said, "Either Mitt Romney, through his own words and his own signature, was misrepresenting his position at Bain to the SEC, which is a felony. Or, he was misrepresenting his position at Bain to the American people to avoid responsibility for some of the consequences of his investments.")

On he and his campaign's demand that Romney release more than two years of tax returns, ..

"People want to know that, you know, everybody's been playing by the same rules including people who are seeking the highest office in the land," he said.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012electionbias; bho2012; campaign; cultureofcorruption; defends; hypocrisy; obama; obamalied; obamatruthfile; obamaunism; taxers; tone; transparency

1 posted on 08/20/2012 1:29:53 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks after dropping by in the press briefing room at the White House in Washington, August 20, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

2 posted on 08/20/2012 1:31:58 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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We’ll see how long that lasts..

Obama on Akin: ‘Rape is rape’

O wants Todd ‘Clod’ Akins to stay in race.

3 posted on 08/20/2012 1:36:09 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: NormsRevenge

“”I’m not sure all those characterizations that you laid out there were accurate,” the president said.”

And the ferocious press corps nodded ferociously....

4 posted on 08/20/2012 1:38:24 PM PDT by jessduntno ("Newt Gingrich was part of the Reagan Revolution's Murderers' Row." - Jeffrey Lord, Reagan Admin.)
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To: NormsRevenge

The public eye appears to be taking its toll on Obama's "youthful" vim and vigor.

Kinda like Hillary's term in the Senate.

5 posted on 08/20/2012 1:39:36 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Only Obama put a dog on the roof of his mouth. Dogs are friends, not food.)
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To: NormsRevenge

“nobody accused Mr. Romney of being a felon.”

I remember someone did say something about Romney possibly being a felon...pelosi, I think.

6 posted on 08/20/2012 1:48:49 PM PDT by Heart of Georgia ("Together we will unite America and get this done" - Paul Ryan - August 11, 2012)
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To: Heart of Georgia

Stephanie Cutter who works for his campaign said it. But their god has now spoken so all the lick spittle’s in the Junk Media will meekly bow and accepted the words of their master.

7 posted on 08/20/2012 1:50:36 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: NormsRevenge
The man is shrinking in stature as his melt down continues in full view whenever he is forced to make a public appearance(that includes his pitiful campaign appearances). The Dufus-in-Chief was flushed out of the West Wing Bunker by the new media and performed like the lying imbecile he is when he foolishly hijacked the press from Carney. Huge mistake and an absolute pleasure to watch.
8 posted on 08/20/2012 1:59:03 PM PDT by hflynn
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To: hflynn
Prsident Obama is now officially grasping at straws, to say the least. And it's making even Carter look like a decent President in comparison.

In short, the world is now finding out what Conservatives warned in 2008: Obama really is a ZERO.

9 posted on 08/20/2012 2:29:09 PM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: NormsRevenge

President Obama Defends His Campaign’s Tone (his team doesn’t “go out of bounds.”)

Everything about this vile, ignorant POS is “out of bounds”.

10 posted on 08/20/2012 2:47:41 PM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Hello new SuperPAC ad!

11 posted on 08/20/2012 2:52:46 PM PDT by Shadow44
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To: NormsRevenge

Of course they’re never ‘out of bounds’ because there’s no boundaries to begin with. Anything goes.

13 posted on 08/20/2012 3:35:37 PM PDT by KStorm (Just a normal guy, tryin' to catch a train.)
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To: NormsRevenge

This ABC/yahoo article has drawn nearly 7,000 comments, the overwhelming majority of which are intensely negative. The degree of rancor being expressed against Obama is remarkable. Very encouraging. Anyone paying any attention at all and who may be the least bit undecided would be getting quite the education from these posters.

14 posted on 08/20/2012 4:08:34 PM PDT by catnipman ((Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!))
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To: Tzar

“It was Reid. Maybe Pelosi, too- I don’t know.”

Hard to keep straight who said what. They’re all joined at the hip and read from the same page.

15 posted on 08/20/2012 4:11:55 PM PDT by Heart of Georgia ("Together we will unite America and get this done" - Paul Ryan - August 11, 2012)
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To: catnipman

Wow-those comments are negative for the Conmander in thief! I’m surprised yahoo hasn’t disabled the posting ability for this story!

16 posted on 08/20/2012 4:31:00 PM PDT by LA Woman3
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To: NormsRevenge

17 posted on 08/20/2012 5:23:43 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Dn't need n Weatherman t see which waybama's wind



"Behind the Violence, Says Jane Alpert, Was Sex"

--November 09, 1981--
"The leaders of the Weather Underground, she believes, followed a similar pattern of constantly shifting sexual alliances...",,20080637,00.html

"He [Bill Ayers] also writes about the Weathermen's sexual experimentation as they tried to 'smash monogamy.' The Weathermen were 'an army of lovers,' he says, and describes having had different sexual partners, including his best male friend."

Source: New York Times, September 11, 2001: "No Regrets for a Love Of Explosives; In a Memoir of Sorts, a War Protester Talks of Life With the Weathermen"

"...the Weathermen, when not engaged in group sex, committed such revolutionary acts as parading with a Viet Cong flag through a local park on Independence Day and spray-painting the walls of a high school with the slogans, "Off the Pigs," "Viet Cong Will Win," and "F#$k U.S. Imperialism."..."

Campus Wars: The Peace Movement At American State Universities in the Vietnam Era


"What happens next bears watching closely, as does the response of the president, ex-Speaker Pelosi, and others on the left.  Encouraged by leftists in the Democratic Party and funded by left-leaning nonprofit organizations and celebrity contributors, Occupy Wall Street may in time morph into something resembling the radical factions of the late 1960s and 1970s."

The Osawatomie Coincidence

18 posted on 08/20/2012 6:19:01 PM PDT by OldEarlGray (The POTUS is FUBAR until the White Hut is sanitized with American Tea)
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To: NormsRevenge

Wasn’t there an article just yesterday about Obama’s pounding Romney for months on end, then he’d pivot and act as if he would never say a bad word against anybody? Guess it’s now pivot time. Don’t think it’ll work.

19 posted on 08/20/2012 6:32:39 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: NormsRevenge


20 posted on 08/20/2012 6:39:31 PM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: timestax
Let's talk about unemployment numbers ..

21 posted on 08/20/2012 6:40:59 PM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: NormsRevenge

Just in case anyone is wondering about Barack Obama, the following puts him into perspective:

Profile of the Sociopath
This website summarizes some of the common features of descriptions of the behavior of sociopaths (

Glibness and Superficial Charm

Manipulative and Conning
They never recognize the rights of others and see their self-serving behaviors as permissible. They appear to be charming, yet are covertly hostile and domineering, seeing their victim as merely an instrument to be used. They may dominate and humiliate their victims.

Grandiose Sense of Self
Feels entitled to certain things as “their right.”

Pathological Lying
Has no problem lying coolly and easily and it is almost impossible for them to be truthful on a consistent basis. Can create, and get caught up in, a complex belief about their own powers and abilities. Extremely convincing and even able to pass lie detector tests.

Lack of Remorse, Shame or Guilt
A deep seated rage, which is split off and repressed, is at their core. Does not see others around them as people, but only as targets and opportunities. Instead of friends, they have victims and accomplices who end up as victims. The end always justifies the means and they let nothing stand in their way.

Shallow Emotions
When they show what seems to be warmth, joy, love and compassion it is more feigned than experienced and serves an ulterior motive. Outraged by insignificant matters, yet remaining unmoved and cold by what would upset a normal person. Since they are not genuine, neither are their promises.

Incapacity for Love

Need for Stimulation
Living on the edge. Verbal outbursts and physical punishments are normal. Promiscuity and gambling are common.

Callousness/Lack of Empathy
Unable to empathize with the pain of their victims, having only contempt for others’ feelings of distress and readily taking advantage of them.

Poor Behavioral Controls/Impulsive Nature
Rage and abuse, alternating with small expressions of love and approval produce an addictive cycle for abuser and abused, as well as creating hopelessness in the victim. Believe they are all-powerful, all-knowing, entitled to every wish, no sense of personal boundaries, no concern for their impact on others.

Early Behavior Problems/Juvenile Delinquency
Usually has a history of behavioral and academic difficulties, yet “gets by” by conning others. Problems in making and keeping friends; aberrant behaviors such as cruelty to people or animals, stealing, etc.

Not concerned about wrecking others’ lives and dreams. Oblivious or indifferent to the devastation they cause. Does not accept blame themselves, but blames others, even for acts they obviously committed.

Promiscuous Sexual Behavior/Infidelity
Promiscuity, child sexual abuse, rape and sexual acting out of all sorts.

Lack of Realistic Life Plan/Parasitic Lifestyle
Tends to move around a lot or makes all encompassing promises for the future, poor work ethic but exploits others effectively.

Criminal or Entrepreneurial Versatility
Changes their image as needed to avoid prosecution. Changes life story readily.

Other Related Qualities:
Contemptuous of those who seek to understand them
Does not perceive that anything is wrong with them
Only rarely in difficulty with the law, but seeks out situations where their tyrannical behavior will be tolerated, condoned, or admired
Conventional appearance
Goal of enslavement of their victim(s)
Exercises despotic control over every aspect of the victim’s life
Has an emotional need to justify their crimes and therefore needs their victim’s affirmation (respect, gratitude and love)
Ultimate goal is the creation of a willing victim
Incapable of real human attachment to another
Unable to feel remorse or guilt
Extreme narcissism and grandiose
May state readily that their goal is to rule the world

(The above traits are based on the psychopathy checklists of H. Cleckley and R. Hare.)

22 posted on 08/21/2012 6:21:35 AM PDT by astounded (Barack Obama is a clear and present danger to the USA)
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