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The Progressive Case Against Obama (share with your lefty friends)
http://www.salon.com/2012/10/27/the_progressive_case_against_obama/print/ ^

Posted on 10/29/2012 11:57:16 AM PDT by oneprolifewoman

There are many good arguments against Obama, even if the Republicans cannot seem to muster any. The civil liberties/antiwar case was made eloquently a few weeks ago by libertarian Conor Friedersdorf, who wrote a well-cited blog post on why he could not, in good conscience, vote for Obama. While his arguments have tremendous merit, there is an equally powerful case against Obama on the grounds of economic and social equity. That case needs to be made. For those who don’t know me, here is a brief, relevant background:  I have a long history in Democratic and liberal politics. I have worked for several Democratic candidates and affiliated groups, I have personally raised millions of dollars for Democrats online, I was an early advisor to Actblue (which has processed over $300 million to Democratic candidates). I have worked in Congress (mostly on the Dodd-Frank financial reform package), and I was a producer at MSNBC. Furthermore, I aggressively opposed Nader-style challenges until 2008.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: election; obama; rights; war
I think many of those who praise Obama might reconsider if they read this and really thought about it.
1 posted on 10/29/2012 11:57:17 AM PDT by oneprolifewoman
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To: oneprolifewoman

One of those eeevil progressives! Does he tell it like it is? I never give Salon a hit.


2 posted on 10/29/2012 12:27:45 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: oneprolifewoman
Republicans can't muster any arguments against 0bama? Try this one:

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3 posted on 10/29/2012 12:32:13 PM PDT by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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To: oneprolifewoman

Both Romney and Obama are admitted Progressives.


4 posted on 10/29/2012 1:09:09 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: oneprolifewoman

The majority of those who worship Obama lack the reading
comprehension required to read and understand this. Most of them vote based on two things.....his color, blacks will vote for blacks just because, that’s all the reason they need and the rest vote because they have Chris Matthews syndrome. They get a tingly vajayjay when they
see and hear Obama. What he says is irrelevant. Just
as a 6 month old does not understand what momma’s words mean but still smiles when it hears her voice.

The majority of Obamanuts are beyond reason, incapabable of rational thought and mired forever in their mental wilderness.


5 posted on 10/29/2012 11:31:17 PM PDT by nvscanman
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To: SVTCobra03

I agree that there are plenty of legitimate arguments against Obama. Unfortunately the media establishment is so invested in protecting Obama that you won’t hear criticism of him in the mainstream even from other liberals like the guy who wrote this article I posted.


6 posted on 10/30/2012 5:37:42 AM PDT by oneprolifewoman
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To: nvscanman

I have had someone tell me that they couldn’t be bothered to read the whole thing! Some of the other left-leaning people I’ve shared it with though have acknowledged that they agree with the writer and one even said that he would now be voting third party instead of endorsing Obama’s policies with his vote.


7 posted on 10/30/2012 5:39:45 AM PDT by oneprolifewoman
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