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There's No 'I' in 'Kumbaya'
Wall Street Journal ^ | 01/04/2013 | Peggy Noonan

Posted on 01/06/2013 5:29:03 AM PST by gotribe

...He is a uniquely polarizing figure. A moderate U.S. senator said the other day: "One thing not said enough is he is the most divisive president in modern history. He doesn't just divide the Congress, he divides the country." The senator thinks Mr. Obama has "two whisperers in his head." "The political whisperer says 'Don't compromise a bit, make Republicans look weak and bad.' Another whisperer is not political, it's, 'Let's do the right thing, work together and begin to right the ship.' " The president doesn't listen much to the second whisperer....

(Excerpt) Read more at online.wsj.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: obamadictator
Maybe this was already posted, I did a search. This is a good column about obama - the RINOs are finally getting it.

I think it points to obama's Achilles heel - focus on rebranding him as the Great Polarizer, the Disuniter of America. Make it the topic national dialogue. Its evidence and anecdotes are everywhere. That is an indefensible position for him and would force all Democrats to choose between obama's perverse personality of disunity and America's great promise of compromise.

1 posted on 01/06/2013 5:29:11 AM PST by gotribe
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To: gotribe

The second whisper in his empty head does not exist. What amazes me is the hope some people have or the denial that this puppet has good intentions.


2 posted on 01/06/2013 5:33:26 AM PST by ronnie raygun (Being Breitbart, Concord and Lexington America's first gun grab attempt)
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To: ronnie raygun

This is exactly what Noonan is writing about. No one is showing hope that he wants to compromise anymore. Boehner gave that up when he commented about not negotiating with him.

IMHO when we start electing cult-like personalities to lead us, there is only one path for our nation - decline. He can still be isolated.


3 posted on 01/06/2013 5:41:18 AM PST by gotribe (obama = the Great Divider)
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To: ronnie raygun

Amazing how the WSJ’s premier PMS comment-or “Our Peggy” is so slow in the realization of the real Obama. Tools like her should be sent to the crazy house.


4 posted on 01/06/2013 5:42:34 AM PST by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: gotribe

“...hemorrhagic spending....”


5 posted on 01/06/2013 5:44:19 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: gotribe
...focus on rebranding him as the Great Polarizer, the Disuniter of America...

When the repubs get on the same page and repeat "Divider" and "divisive", then the label will stick and the MSM will have to defend the indefensible...oh, wait, the stupid party...nevermind.

6 posted on 01/06/2013 5:45:06 AM PST by VRW Conspirator (We were the tea party before there was a tea party. - Jim Robinson)
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To: gotribe

Obama is THE GREAT DIVIDER.


7 posted on 01/06/2013 5:49:10 AM PST by Twinkie (The earth is the Lord's, and the fullness thereof; the world and they that dwell therein. Ps. 24:1)
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To: gotribe

His goal is to take the House in 2014 by running against the Republicans for the next 2 years, get rid of the filibuster and then finish off America his last 2 years.


8 posted on 01/06/2013 5:51:09 AM PST by AU72
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To: ronnie raygun; iopscusa
It is interesting that people who defended him for years are finally realizing that they can't pretend anymore that he is anything but what he is: a delusional, power-crazed leftist.

One of the features of human nature is that we have a bias towards the normal: that is, for our own mental tranquility and ability to go on day after day, we see ominous and unpleasant things as likely to be just temporary blips in the "normal," which can be explained away and will not be repeated. So it has been hard for these people to accept that Obama's behavior is not just a gradation of normal Democrat behavior, or that his more obviously extreme, dictatorial moments aren't just exceptions to an ordinary, law-abiding attitude and that he will then revert to normal presidential behavior.

They're finally being forced to admit that his behavior is not normal, this is not business as usual, this is something entirely different and it is destroying us.

9 posted on 01/06/2013 5:55:54 AM PST by livius
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To: gotribe

“John Boehner looks bad, though to many in Washington he’s a sympathetic figure because they know how much he wanted a historic agreement on the great issue of his time.”

But he did get his historic agreement. He led the
republican party to defeat on tax hikes for the first time
in 20 years. He caved to a fraud and puppet Marxist
president and erased all doubt about the spinelessness of
the establishment republican party. And now that he has
been reelected, like Obama, he thinks he has a mandate to
do more of the same.


10 posted on 01/06/2013 6:00:29 AM PST by Slambat (The right to keep and bear arms. Anything one man can carry, drive or pull.)
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To: iopscusa

She should be banned simply for the voice that tries so hard to sound regal & one step removed from the aristocracy. It is actually painful to my brain to listen to her faux William F. Buckley vowels. No offense meant to Mr. Buckley as he was the real deal.


11 posted on 01/06/2013 6:04:34 AM PST by leaning conservative (snow coming, school cancelled, yayyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: AU72
Nailed it!

All hail the red, black and blue.

12 posted on 01/06/2013 6:09:41 AM PST by Aevery_Freeman (The trouble with the "masses" is that they never achieve the "m")
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To: gotribe

Or maybe peggy... as usual... you worship evil and obama is evil.

LLS


13 posted on 01/06/2013 6:09:58 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: gotribe
By MY POST I mean that there is no good intention within obama and peggy did love this bastard kenyan.

LLS

14 posted on 01/06/2013 6:12:30 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: AU72
"His goal is to take the House in 2014 by running against the Republicans for the next 2 years, get rid of the filibuster and then finish off America his last 2 years."

And with Boehner at the helm, the GOP will work harder at suppressing conservatives than fighting Obama. If the House goes over to the Rats in 2014, the GOP will have been a complicit partner.

15 posted on 01/06/2013 6:18:28 AM PST by Truth29
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To: ronnie raygun
The president doesn't listen much to the second whisperer....

What you said about it - if he even hears the second whisperer, he considers it a joke on the People and gets a good laugh - a Biden sort of good laugh...

16 posted on 01/06/2013 6:29:44 AM PST by trebb (Allies no longer trust us. Enemies no longer fear us.)
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To: ronnie raygun

People keep trying to figure out what makes Obama tick, and I think it’s simple - money and power. He has no core principles. He is like every other demagogue in history who duped the poor, the ignorant, and the greedy into believing he cared about them and appealed to their baser instincts. It is a path to power and vast wealth that has worked throughout history, and it has finally worked here. We have elected Eva Peron.


17 posted on 01/06/2013 6:46:40 AM PST by Pining_4_TX (All those who were appointed to eternal life believed. Acts 13:48)
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To: leaning conservative

Ping!


18 posted on 01/06/2013 7:12:44 AM PST by MyDogAteMyBallot
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To: iopscusa

Geez. I remember when she was swooning and getting the vapors over hussein. Who woke her up? Seems people of her “stature” were fooled like the majority of the low-info voters out there. Don’t trust wishy-washy. If the snake oil salesman can sell you one bottle, he can sell you two.

{Contact your congress critters and DEMAND they protect and defend the constitution as they swore to do. I swore to protect and defend it when I was sworn in to the Navy (by my dad) in ‘67 and still consider that oath in effect!}

Share the lead.


19 posted on 01/06/2013 7:13:28 AM PST by rktman
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To: AU72

Yeah, and not only that, some arsehat from NY has introduced a House Joint Resolution to do away with the 22 amendment so hussein can run again. No co-sponsers but it looks like they are just going to flood the house with stuff by throwing it against the wall and seeing what sticks. Sadly some of it will stick too. Maybe it’s a new tactic of “swarm legislation”!

Help support plant life. Spread CO2 in copious amounts.


20 posted on 01/06/2013 7:18:56 AM PST by rktman
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To: gotribe

Welcome to the Divided States of Amerika, once a beacon of freedom and hope. Now just another third world country with a two-bit dictator and a people who care nothing about their liberties.


21 posted on 01/06/2013 7:28:32 AM PST by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: Pining_4_TX

That’s a good point, he is very much like the dictators of old. He loves his power and he finds money to support it in exchange for cronyism. I don’t often get a chance to listen to Limbaugh, but the other day had him on and he was making a good point about the taxpayer relief act: that the wealthy who own the ASSETS in this country - and the rent that comes from them - were untouched by this legislation compared to high INCOME earners who like the rest of us income earners were hammered. Furthermore, that those who control ASSETS seek to tax income to keep income earners from acquiring assets.

I thought back to Roosevelt and Morganthau and their schemes to withhold taxes to pay for wars and their democratic coalition backers. And so it’s been ever since, government taking money from us so we cannot purchase rent-generating assets. A monopoly for the wealthy backed by divisive coalition politics aimed not to help the coalition members but to help the asset-owners (from wikipedia: “Franklin D. Roosevelt forged a coalition that included the Democratic state party organizations, city machines, labor unions and blue collar workers, minorities (racial, ethnic and religious), farmers, white Southerners, people on relief, and intellectuals. The coalition fell apart around the bitter factionalism during the 1968 election, but it remains the model that party activists seek to replicate.”


22 posted on 01/06/2013 7:52:48 AM PST by gotribe (obama = the Great Divider)
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To: gotribe
From the article:nobama IS NOT a uniter. He gets off in causing divisive havoc.
23 posted on 01/06/2013 9:44:03 AM PST by upchuck (America's at an awkward stage. Too late to work within the system, too early to shoot the bastards.)
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To: gotribe

The “second whisperer” does nothing to advance nobama’s goal of being dicktator for life reigning over a turd world country where everybody depends on the government for their very lives (food, shelter, healthcare, etc.).

I suspect nobama spends so much time listening to the first whisperer that he’s not aware of the second.


24 posted on 01/06/2013 9:49:06 AM PST by upchuck (America's at an awkward stage. Too late to work within the system, too early to shoot the bastards.)
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To: iopscusa
It's just “secondtermitis”.

It's the process require by nonconservatives to detach from their current idol in preparation for attachment to their new hero in 2016.

25 posted on 01/06/2013 12:57:50 PM PST by donna (Pray for revival.)
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