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Rahm Emanuel Likens Obama to Lincoln
Cybercast News Service ^ | December 3, 2012 | Patrick Burke

Posted on 12/03/2012 5:04:09 PM PST by Olog-hai

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the former chief of staff to President Barack Obama, likened Obama’s values and “ability to see a clear road where everybody just sees fog” to President Abraham Lincoln as depicted in the 2012 Steven Spielberg movie “Lincoln.” …

Emanuel made his remarks specifically in reference to Obama’s decision to provide a financial bailout to General Motors in 2009, and how his experience as a community organizer helped him to make that decision. …

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; US: District of Columbia; US: Illinois
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1 posted on 12/03/2012 5:04:13 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Hey, Rahm....that “fog” might be the steam from the bath house Barry and you grew so accustomed to.


2 posted on 12/03/2012 5:09:52 PM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Olog-hai

Being ugly and having a wart on his face, I can’t see any comparison.


3 posted on 12/03/2012 5:10:27 PM PST by laweeks
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To: Olog-hai
Did the ballerina think up that one as he and Bathhouse Barry were fellating each other at Man's Country?


4 posted on 12/03/2012 5:10:46 PM PST by twister881
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To: Olog-hai
The only two Lincoln and Obama have in common? Neither was born in Illinois and both have big ears.
5 posted on 12/03/2012 5:10:49 PM PST by Red Dog #1
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To: laweeks
I see a far greater similarity to jimmah carter.
6 posted on 12/03/2012 5:12:41 PM PST by Not now, Not ever! (Girlfriend suggested I use pelosi in place of swear words, A good idea, I think)
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To: Olog-hai

“Emanuel made his remarks specifically in reference to Obama’s decision to provide a financial bailout to General Motors in 2009”

It sure takes “vision” to use other peoples’ money to bail out labor union thugs who just happened to support your campaigns.


7 posted on 12/03/2012 5:13:41 PM PST by Arthurio
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To: Olog-hai

“ability to see a clear road where everybody just sees fog”

Proof that O-Buh-Mah is an idiot, in denial, and out of touch with reality.


8 posted on 12/03/2012 5:15:30 PM PST by fivecatsandadog (Reality ruins everything.)
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To: Olog-hai

I didn’t know Rahm hated 0bama that much; Lincoln went out with a bang.


9 posted on 12/03/2012 5:17:23 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: Olog-hai

Heh. Well, I liken Rahm to Josef Goebbels, so I guess we’re even.


10 posted on 12/03/2012 5:18:16 PM PST by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: Olog-hai

They were both born in places that begin with K-E-N. The similarities end there.


11 posted on 12/03/2012 5:19:23 PM PST by RPTMS
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To: Olog-hai

Sorry Rahm. There is no comparison. Lincoln was an American who loved this country. Your boy...


12 posted on 12/03/2012 5:20:44 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Don't tax me bro! Tax that guy over there!)
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To: Olog-hai

Lincoln Chaffee, maybe.


13 posted on 12/03/2012 5:23:59 PM PST by Brilliant
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To: Olog-hai

**WHO in the hell gave the damn order to NOT rescue our men in Benghazi?**


14 posted on 12/03/2012 5:24:47 PM PST by Gator113 (**WHO in the hell gave the damn order to NOT rescue our men in Benghazi?**)
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To: Olog-hai

Neither Lincoln OR Obama were known for their ability to read and understand the US Constitution, Bill of Rights, much less appreciate the subtlies of the Federalist Papers.

IMHO....somebodies got designs on the ‘Bamster...hope the SS is up to it


15 posted on 12/03/2012 5:25:54 PM PST by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: Olog-hai

Hey, I’m all for Obama to be like Lincoln...when’s Obama going to the play??


16 posted on 12/03/2012 5:28:33 PM PST by Fedupwithit (You gave him what he wanted. I gave him what he needed.)
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To: laweeks

I fear Obama may well suffer the same fate as Old Abe.


17 posted on 12/03/2012 5:30:39 PM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: twister881
Sometimes photos just write their own comments:


18 posted on 12/03/2012 5:30:57 PM PST by Slyfox (The key to Marxism is medicine - V. Lenin)
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To: Olog-hai
There is a huge similarity between Lincoln and Obama. Lincoln was born in Kentucky and Obama was born in Kenya. Kentucky - Kenya - Kentucky which spells out KKK which relates to persecution of blacks...Lincoln freed the slaves and Obama is partially black. Coincidence? I think not.


19 posted on 12/03/2012 5:35:02 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools we will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: fivecatsandadog

So, lying about Benghazi by constantly blaming it on a filmmaker instead of the terrorists is a “clear road” (Rahm quote) and not the “fog of war”? (Hillary quote)


20 posted on 12/03/2012 5:35:10 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Yeppers. In Zero’s book, lying about Benghazi was the clear road to re-election. And Four More Years of Hell on Earth for the rest of us.


21 posted on 12/03/2012 5:42:30 PM PST by fivecatsandadog (Reality ruins everything.)
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To: Olog-hai

Yeh...I remember Lincoln telling his boys....Don’t worry...you won’t have to pay child support...We’ll just get her to kill the baby....and I’ll pay for it.


22 posted on 12/03/2012 5:44:52 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Olog-hai

Only insomuch as regards slavery...
Lincoln ended it - Obama brought it back.


23 posted on 12/03/2012 5:45:17 PM PST by Ouchthatonehurt
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To: Slyfox

“Are you ready for the bathhouse after this?”
“You bet I am!”


24 posted on 12/03/2012 5:50:30 PM PST by Thorliveshere
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To: Olog-hai

I liken him to Edsel.


25 posted on 12/03/2012 5:54:00 PM PST by windsorknot
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To: Forward the Light Brigade
I fear Obama may well suffer the same fate as Old Abe.

Who'd waste a bullet and prison time on shooting the idiot? I'm more worried about the puppet handlers rather than the socket puppet himself.

26 posted on 12/03/2012 5:56:08 PM PST by laweeks
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To: Arthurio
“Emanuel made his remarks specifically in reference to Obama’s decision to provide a financial bailout to General Motors in 2009”

Didn't Bush do it first?

27 posted on 12/03/2012 6:00:48 PM PST by newzjunkey (grr)
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To: Olog-hai
Rahm Emanuel Likens Obama to Lincoln

Well, in the sense that Obama will probably end up provoking several States to secede, I guess he has a point.

28 posted on 12/03/2012 6:04:12 PM PST by Yashcheritsiy (Let it burn down)
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To: Olog-hai

I’m waiting for some of the southern freepers to chime in on this thread - being much more informed on Lincoln’s actions during the war than I am. But I can think of a couple of comparisons:

Lincoln was for a very strong central government.
Lincoln’s views on state’s rights.
Shutting down of free speech.
Etc.


29 posted on 12/03/2012 6:04:53 PM PST by 21twelve (So I [God] gave them over to their stubborn hearts to follow their own devices. Psalm 81:12)
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To: Olog-hai

Well, there was evidence that Lincoln was also gay while having a very unattractive wife.


30 posted on 12/03/2012 6:09:36 PM PST by castlegreyskull
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To: Olog-hai
Obama just needs to go to the theatre more often.
31 posted on 12/03/2012 6:43:56 PM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: Olog-hai

Reminds me of a joke told me by a cell phone employee 11/2008.
What do Lincoln and Obama have in common? Nothing yet.


32 posted on 12/03/2012 7:07:04 PM PST by libbylu
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To: Olog-hai

Maybe Rahm can get HIS Lincoln to attend a play at Ford’s theatre.


33 posted on 12/03/2012 7:36:37 PM PST by cashless (Obama told us he would side with Muslims if the political winds shifted in an ugly direction. Ready?)
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To: Olog-hai

Didn’t Bush the Younger start the autobailouts? Even if it was only official in 09, Obama didn’t do it unilaterally. And only an insignificant minority were befogged, if the fog really was obscuring that line of sight. Everyone who mattered was frightened into Doing Something to save all those people who would have been just as unlucky as the millions of others who lost their jobs in politically unfavored lines of work.

Heck, I remember conservative talk radio hosts arguing for it, like they had begged for TARP. Obama was going with the flow of putatively respectable opinion. Why is it so easy to rewrite history? Oh, well, down the memory hole.


34 posted on 12/03/2012 9:01:29 PM PST by Tublecane
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>> as depicted in the 2012 Steven Spielberg movie Lincoln.

So I didn’t see the movie. How does it end?


35 posted on 12/03/2012 9:05:32 PM PST by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: castlegreyskull

“while having a very unattractive wife”

She had an unattractive husband.

Look, eventually Lincoln was famous and powerful, and nowadays he’d get a newer model. But back then you didn’t pitch wives willy-nilly. I think Mary Todd was older than him, but who’s to say she wasn’t a catch for him back when? Who the heck knew the freakishly gangly, homely faced, backwoods lawyer would be president (especially one whose highest previous office turned out to be in the house of representatives)?


36 posted on 12/03/2012 9:07:34 PM PST by Tublecane
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To: Gene Eric

“How does it end”

Tackily, with Lincoln’s ghost appearing in a candle flame near his deathbed which flashes back to him giving the second inaugural address.


37 posted on 12/03/2012 9:10:11 PM PST by Tublecane
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To: Olog-hai

“Rahm Emanuel Likens Obama to Lincoln”

Actually, the Ballerina Boy meant to “liken” Bozo not to Abraham Lincoln, but to Lincoln Hayes who was the black guy in the MOD Squad TV show. Remember the opening of the show, the white guy and white girl and Hayes are being chased. They reach a fence. Who climbs the fence? That’s right Lincoln Hayes!! By the way, the only thing Obama has in common with Hayes is that he looks black. The guy has never climbed a fence in his life, except to buy drugs!


38 posted on 12/03/2012 9:16:16 PM PST by Batman11 (We came for the chicken sandwiches and a Sweet Tea Party broke out!)
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To: Olog-hai

President Lincoln freed the slaves.
Comrade obama slaved the free.


39 posted on 12/04/2012 12:17:09 AM PST by clearcarbon
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To: clearcarbon
" President Lincoln freed the slaves;
Comrade obama slaved the free. "
BULLEYE!

40 posted on 12/04/2012 12:38:26 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (Anger a Conservative by telling a lie; Anger a Liberal by telling the truth....RWR 8-)
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To: Olog-hai

So, if Obambi is like Lincoln, when is he going to fight to free the tax slaves?


41 posted on 12/04/2012 2:51:26 AM PST by meyer (Proud member of the 53%.)
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To: Olog-hai
Rahm Emanuel Likens Obama to Lincoln

He's correct.

Lincoln took us from a Republic to a democracy and Obama's taking us from a democracy to tyranny.

42 posted on 12/04/2012 3:22:53 AM PST by MamaTexan (It is impossible to follow the Original Intent of the Constitution and NOT acknowledge secession)
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To: Olog-hai

Two big differences: Lincoln was a LEADER. Lincoln was not a coward.


43 posted on 12/04/2012 3:23:52 AM PST by jersey117
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To: Olog-hai

Lincoln wrote his own speeches. Obama? Not so much. Could he match the Gettysburg Address?

Lincoln may not have achieved lasting veneration without being martyred. Obama? I think he’ll be reviled.


44 posted on 12/04/2012 12:38:13 PM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: Olog-hai

Lincoln worked to END slavery, Obama wants to enslave us all.

Well, maybe not all of us, but those who work and pay taxes will be. They already have all those who don’t work or pay taxes.


45 posted on 12/04/2012 12:51:11 PM PST by History Repeats (sic transit gloria mundi)
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