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Bill Clinton Rocks DNC: Second Obama Term Means ‘Shared Prosperity’
The Blaze ^ | Sept. 5, 2012 | Jason Howerton

Posted on 09/05/2012 8:59:53 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

The economy that President Barack Obama inherited from Republicans was “a total mess” and he needs another four years in the White House to finishing fixing it, former President Bill Clinton argued Wednesday in his prime time speech at the Democratic National Convention.

The 42nd president of the United States commanded the DNC crowd, framing the upcoming November election as a clear choice between Obama, who he argued would bring “shared prosperity,” and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.

“My fellow Americans, you have to decide what kind of country you want to live in,” Clinton explained. “If you want a you’re-on-your-own, winner-take-all society, you should support the Republican ticket. If you want a country of shared prosperity and shared responsibility — a we’re-all-in-this-together society — you should vote for Barack Obama and Joe Biden.”

Clinton said the GOP’s campaign argument is “pretty simple: ‘We left him a total mess, he hasn’t cleaned it up yet, so fire him and put us back in.’“ He also said Republicans live in an ”alternate universe.”

“I like the argument for President Barack Obama’s re-election a lot better,” Clinton said.

“Here it is: He inherited a deeply damaged economy, put a floor under the crash, he began a long hard road to recovery and laid the foundation for a modern, more well-balanced economy that will produce millions of good new jobs, vibrant new businesses and lots of new wealth for innovators.”

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1 posted on 09/05/2012 8:59:58 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Woohoo, shared poverty.

Billy Jeff, you’ll always be an asshole.


2 posted on 09/05/2012 9:01:52 PM PDT by A message
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Yeah. Shared. Those who wake up every morning and go to work will be forced to “share” with the freeloaders who sit on their asses all day eating bon bons and watching the daytime TV wasteland.


3 posted on 09/05/2012 9:01:52 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Had enough of the freaks running the show yet?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Wait. Something other than the Cowboys game was on?


4 posted on 09/05/2012 9:02:59 PM PDT by LittleSpotBlog
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To: FlingWingFlyer

BTW Slick. Barry didn’t “inherit” jack ****. He paid a small fortune of other people’s money TO BUY IT!


5 posted on 09/05/2012 9:03:52 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Had enough of the freaks running the show yet?)
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To: LittleSpotBlog

Yeah, the Rangers game.


6 posted on 09/05/2012 9:03:57 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: LittleSpotBlog

And Trevor Cahill of the D-Backs has a No-No through six.


7 posted on 09/05/2012 9:04:37 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Amazing how Elizabeth Warren can rally the women of America to fight abuses by men, then a rapist named Bill Clinton follows her and is loved by the ladies.


8 posted on 09/05/2012 9:06:03 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Clinton made Obama wait in the wings 20 minutes.
(28 min. scheduled speech took 48 mins)

Obama had to stand ready to come out at the end of Clinton’s speech and get in on the applause.

Clinton showed he thinks as little of Obama as any of us do.
And he did it in front of the DNC LOL!


9 posted on 09/05/2012 9:06:42 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Everyone is missing the point. Clinton was GOOD, in the eyes of the RATS, he was GREAT, in fact they think he is the GREATEST. Now, where does that leave Obama? Second-best...what they will go away really wanting is for Bill Clinton to step in and take over, which ain’t gonna happen.

Romney or Ryan should now remind folks that “Barack Obama is no Bill Clinton”...

Tonight was Clintons catch-up SOTU and his one shot at campaigning for President in 2012, and he indulged himself to the max.


10 posted on 09/05/2012 9:07:48 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Free ThinkerNY

People still believe in Billy Jeff after all these years; they think he had a “good economy” and would bring him back if it weren’t for that pesky 22nd Amendment.


11 posted on 09/05/2012 9:09:09 PM PDT by Theodore R. (Who among us has not erred? Akin's the One!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
‘Shared Prosperity’ One MSM employee noted that Clinton said that Obama has laid the foundation for a more modern, more well-balanced economy.

Modern and well-balanced.. as only those of superior intelligence and status (like himself and others of his ilk) can achieve with help from.. oh, I don't know. Useful Idiots? (As Lenin described them.)

Bill Clinton has long be identified with the Third Way -- and I might add, the 1960s Marxist-Alinsky campus radicals (psycho spoiled brats) that took over the traditional, patriotic Democratic Party in the 1970s. Obama is of course an ideological issue of 1960s Marxist-Alinsky radicals.

Copied from a wiki graffiti article, Third Way is

...Something different and distinct from liberal capitalism with its unswerving belief in the merits of the free market and democratic socialism with its demand management and obsession with the state. The Third Way is in favour of growth, entrepreneurship, enterprise and wealth creation but it is also in favour of greater social justice and it sees the state playing a major role in bringing this about. So in the words of... Anthony Giddens of the LSE the Third Way rejects top down socialism as it rejects traditional neo liberalism. —Report from the BBC, 1999

Third Way means that ultra liberals finally! realize that communism cannot build wealth and thus cannot not work until there is wealth to snatch; and despite the BBC, Third Way does not totally reject neo liberalism; Third Way supports free trade and the market economy -- at least until those mechanisms have created the worldwide wealth that the Third Way ideologues wish to rule.

I have described Third Way (and now includes Obama) as a Marxist revolution from the top down combined with Lenin's New Economic Policy (NEP) where the capitalists (useful idiots) are used to build wealth worldwide and then are discarded by the ideologues.

12 posted on 09/05/2012 9:10:54 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: dfwgator

How’re the Rangers doing? I’m thrilled my Boys won and Miles Austin scored my FF team 17 points. And the O’s are in 1st place! Does anyone care about Bubba at this point?


13 posted on 09/05/2012 9:11:41 PM PDT by LittleSpotBlog
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To: LittleSpotBlog

Rangers are now up by 5 in the West, with the best record in the AL.


14 posted on 09/05/2012 9:13:13 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Second Obama Term Means ‘No Prosperity’. Just take solace in the fact that someone is taking a bigger hit than you are.
15 posted on 09/05/2012 9:13:42 PM PDT by oyez ( .Apparently The U.S. CONSTITUTION has been reduced to the consistency of quicksand.)
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To: dfwgator

No hitter gone in the 7th.


16 posted on 09/05/2012 9:13:57 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I didn’t watch it. I’m glad he made the Ebony Emperor wait 28 minutes. LOL

The worst is yet to come tomorrow when their messiah swoops in to rant about abortions, gay marriage, obamacare, and all his other false accomplishments. I will not watch these idiots idolize this scumbag. I like my tv to much to take a hammer to it.


17 posted on 09/05/2012 9:14:26 PM PDT by mardi59
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To: dfwgator

Sweet!


18 posted on 09/05/2012 9:15:48 PM PDT by LittleSpotBlog
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I had forgotten just how well Clinton could spin the truth. He could sell ice to Eskimos I’m sure. How will Obama ever measure up? ;)


19 posted on 09/05/2012 9:22:11 PM PDT by Duchess47 ("One day I will leave this world and dream myself to Reality" Crazy Horse)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I find it curious that neither the Clintons nor the Obamas have gone about the process of sharing THEIR personal/family prosperity.


20 posted on 09/05/2012 9:25:01 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Shared prosperity?

I have an ownership share in Obama's Hyde Park home for the 32nd week every other year. Does anyone else have that week? Did I get Bakkered on this? ;-)

-PJ

21 posted on 09/05/2012 9:30:50 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too ( It doesn't come naturally when you're not natural born.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Be interesting to hear Clinton speeches in 08 concerning Obama and compare them. What did he say about Obama in 08? I imagine that none of it has come true.


22 posted on 09/05/2012 9:34:31 PM PDT by Bellflower (The LORD is Holy, separated from all sin, perfect, righteous, high and lifted up.)
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To: mardi59

“The worst is yet to come tomorrow..”

I watched “To Have and Have Not,” Lauren Bacall’s debut film (and also starring Humphrey Bogart). It was on at 8 PM ET - fabulous movie. Followed by another Bogart/Bacall film as Phillip Marlowe. Not much on for tomorrow though.


23 posted on 09/05/2012 9:38:34 PM PDT by Rembrandt (Part of the 51% who pay Federal taxes)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The democrats won control of the House and the Senate in November 2006.

So, the democrats were in charge of Capitol Hill for all of 2007 and 2008 when this economic mess kicked in. Yet, to hear the libs tell it, it’s all “Bush’s fault.” The democrat Congress of 2007 and 2008 never gets blamed for anything. How convenient.


24 posted on 09/05/2012 9:38:40 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (If people don't have to show an ID to vote, why do they have to show one to purchase a firearm?.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Second Obama Term Means ‘Shared Prosperity’

So that means when I go to Hawaii, Obama will let me stay in his new $35M house?

Just asking.........

25 posted on 09/05/2012 9:41:07 PM PDT by llevrok (2012 : This is a civil war, not an election)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Shared Prosperity means every American will have a joint bank account with Obummer.
All single tenant bank accounts will be eiminated.
I kid you not.


26 posted on 09/05/2012 9:54:06 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 (Annie Oakley Where are you?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Shared Prosperity means every American will have a joint bank account with Obummer.
All single tenant bank accounts will be eiminated.
I kid you not.


27 posted on 09/05/2012 9:54:06 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 (Annie Oakley Where are you?)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

The Cigar-Store Squaw has even less credibility than Bubba, IMHO


28 posted on 09/05/2012 9:54:19 PM PDT by Emperor Palpatine (I need a good stiff drink. How 'bout you?)
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To: bunkerhill7

eliminated


29 posted on 09/05/2012 9:56:03 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 (Annie Oakley Where are you?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Shared Prosperity? I can see entrepreneurs leaving in droves. Then, what will there be to share?


30 posted on 09/05/2012 9:57:20 PM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Personally, I like the “you’re on your own” and “winner takes all” plans. When I bet on a horse I know how of my bet I’ll get back if my horse wins. I don’t expect to get other peoples’ winnings if my nag comes in last. And I don’t want to share my winnings when my horse comes in first.

So, as far as I’m concerned we’re not all in this together like the old Falstfaff Beer Commercials would say. I’m not into illegal immigrants or muslims bringing sharia law or abortion on demand or providing ribbed condemns in four flavors and 4 colors for Sandra Flucke. Let them all be in it together. I’m not interested.


31 posted on 09/05/2012 10:00:28 PM PDT by Terry Mross (2016 THE MOVIE....scarier than any zombie movie.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Sorry, I have to agree with Bill Clinton and the Dems. So I want some of his money, his stupid wife’s money, his dog’s, er I mean daughter’s money.

Then I want money from every over rich Dem in Congress (outnumber rich GOP by a lot) and then from every left wing jerk off liberal moron in the federal bureacuracy.

So until I get that money they might as well just STFU!

I hate rich, taxpaid, hypocrite statist. May God kill them all.


32 posted on 09/05/2012 10:03:17 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Democrats are dangerous and evil. Republicans are useless and useful idiots.)
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To: Rembrandt

I watched a series of 9-11 programs tonight. The one called “The Falling Man” brought me to tears....well they all did.

I love TCM and watch it often.


33 posted on 09/05/2012 10:04:44 PM PDT by mardi59
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Shared prosperity for 20 million illegal immigrants to come into the country and vote the democrats back into power so they can tax the legal middle class into oblivion so the likes of drunken grifters like Clinton and the Muslim Obama can share in the booty...our private property and wealth.

No thank you. They should both be in jail.

That’s shared prosperity to a democrat...something for nothing at the expense of others...


34 posted on 09/05/2012 10:08:55 PM PDT by Chuck N
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
"Amazing how Elizabeth Warren can rally the women of America to fight abuses by men, then a rapist named Bill Clinton follows her and is loved by the ladies."

Every word you said was true, and it is truly amazing that such a reprobate as Clintigula could give a speech that was like watching Dimmaggio hit 4 homers in the World Series.

Bishop Willard had better have a huge rabbit up his sleeve, or it's over.

35 posted on 09/05/2012 10:11:19 PM PDT by Mormon Cricket
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To: dfwgator

Thanks for giving my Dbacks some publicity.


36 posted on 09/05/2012 10:41:21 PM PDT by Stayingawayfromthedarkside
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Funny how it is never mentioned that Obama was in the United States Senate for two years before he became President. His “I didn't know how bad it was” mantra only convinces me that he had no idea what he was doing as a Senator, much less POTUS.

During those two years when Pelosi and Reid ran the show, the Country went to pot.

Prior to the Democrat takeover in 2007, Tax Revenues were growing at a record pace due to the Bush Tax Rate Cuts, Unemployment was averaging 5% and GDP Growth was over 4%. All this in addition to record month to month Job Growth.

The good old days, despite the Democrat Party revisionist History. Imagine if the Media supported President Bush rather than spending the entire eight years of his Presidency brain washing the American People to hate him.

It is also telling that the Economic Impact of 9/11 is never mentioned. I remember the talking heads saying that we wouldn't recover from that blow to our Economy for at least ten years. Less than three years later things were humming right along.

Of course the fact that the largest Bush era Deficit was one third the size of the smallest Obama era Deficit is never mentioned. Bush was and is a Big Government guy, but he is light years behind Obama in that regard.

37 posted on 09/05/2012 10:50:15 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Republicans Hope people are Smart, but Democrats Know people are Stupid.)
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To: Mormon Cricket

Willard wouldn’t need a ‘rabbit up his sleeve’ if women didn’t have the right to vote. Without them, he’d win handily and Barack would easily lose. Unfortunately that is not the case which explains why we saw so much magic tonight. Women love magic, the Dems know this and are using it like never seen before.


38 posted on 09/05/2012 10:50:59 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Shared prosperity; absolutely - no doubt about it!

Psst - by the way, I own this bridge in Brooklyn, and I’m willing to let it go cheap...


39 posted on 09/05/2012 10:57:35 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Taking my hard earned money and giving it to your.. friends, is not “shared prosperity”, it’s theft.


40 posted on 09/05/2012 11:03:31 PM PDT by Gator113 (I would have voted for NEWT, now it's Ryan and the other guy.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Wow, lots of communism code words in there.


41 posted on 09/05/2012 11:03:31 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Free ThinkerNY

By the way, did the audience actually watch this guy without remembering that he was impeached and disabarred for lying in court and to a grand jury, had an affair with an intern young enough to be his daughter, jerked off in the Oval Office sink, dropped his pants and told Paula Jones to “kiss it”, and raped Juanita Broaddrick?

Whatever... With those credentials, Clinton was definitely the perfect choice for “keynote speaker” at the Democrat convention.


42 posted on 09/05/2012 11:10:13 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Gator113
Taking my hard earned money and giving it to your.. friends, is not “shared prosperity”, it’s theft.

I ain't never had trouble prospering, all it took was work, sometimes hard work, 60 hours a week or more.
Tell that to many in this country and they look at you like you're crazy.

43 posted on 09/05/2012 11:22:33 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Every single word and sentence out of his mouth was codespeak advocating communism.

We will not share with the weak, the lazy, the stupid.

If they cannot stand the heat in the kitchen then get the hell out of it and leave the professionals alone.

BTW, Clinton did a pretty good speech, and I think it will actually make more people vote for the GOP, because Clinton did America a favor. Just my two cents. I think Clinton actually may have broken the Obama hypnosis.


44 posted on 09/05/2012 11:27:02 PM PDT by Eye of Unk (OPSEC)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Hey, while you’re at it, why not just make it white male landowners, like the founders did, and all the darkies and injuns would count as 3/5ths of a person... ah the good old days.


45 posted on 09/05/2012 11:42:41 PM PDT by Mormon Cricket
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To: Mormon Cricket

Don’t put words into my mouth. I didn’t say that. I’m merely pointing out WHY Barack is targeting females in this campaign! No point ignoring a FACT, right?


46 posted on 09/06/2012 12:18:51 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Notice how Clinton lies in how he sets the terms of the debates.

“They say X , we say Y”
Actually, no... you lie on both sides.
You are are NOT for ‘shared prosperity’ but greater misery.

We did not leave a mess... Democrats made that mess as much as anyone else, and its not Obama hasnt cleaned it up. He made it worse.


47 posted on 09/06/2012 12:31:34 AM PDT by WOSG (REPEAL AND REPLACE OBAMA. He stole AmericaÂ’s promise!)
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To: WilliamofCarmichael

Exactly. Modern lefties, except for the absolute bitter clingers, have accepted the fact that socialism is a failure when it comes to production. So they’ve dropped back a trench and shifted their focus to redistribution. They let the greedy capitalists do the hard work of actually making stuff. Then they snatch the stuff away, denounce the capitalists as bastards, and hand it out to the adoring pipples in exchange for their vote, which gives them the power to continue the cycle. It’s a pretty clever racket really. And the cleverest twist is that they’ve gotten many of the capitalists in on it.


48 posted on 09/06/2012 1:07:33 AM PDT by Yardstick
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To: Free ThinkerNY
(sarcasm) Ah yes - even after four years of Obama, the bad economy is still Bush's fault. If only the Republicans hadn't blocked Obama's stimulus and health care reform, things would be doing great. (/sarcasm)

Sigh.

These Obama suppoters don't seem to want to learn from their mistakes. What a tragedy.

49 posted on 09/06/2012 2:08:37 AM PDT by grundle
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To: Rembrandt
Followed by another Bogart/Bacall film as Phillip Marlowe.

The Big Sleep, an all-time great.

50 posted on 09/06/2012 4:28:13 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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