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Obama Urges Ohio State Graduates to Get Out and Vote, ‘Eagerly and Often’
Cybercast News Service` ^ | May 6, 2013 | Susan Jones

Posted on 05/06/2013 8:03:16 PM PDT by Olog-hai

“I don’t pretend to have all the answers,” President Obama told Ohio State students at their commencement on Sunday. “I’m not going to offer some grand theory on a beautiful day like this—you guys all have celebrating to do. I’m not going to get partisan, either, because that’s not what citizenship is about.”

President Obama, stressing the theme of “citizenship,” said he would ask two things from the class of 2013—“to participate and to persevere. After all, your democracy does not function without your active participation. At a bare minimum, that means voting, eagerly and often.”

“Unfortunately, you’ve grown up hearing voices that incessantly warn of government as nothing more than some separate, sinister entity that’s at the root of all our problems; some of these same voices also doing their best to gum up the works. They’ll warn that tyranny is always lurking just around the corner. You should reject these voices,” the president told the graduates. “Because what they suggest is that our brave and creative and unique experiment in self-rule is somehow just a sham with which we can’t be trusted. We have never been a people who place all of our faith in government to solve our problems; we shouldn’t want to. But we don’t think the government is the source of all our problems, either.” …

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: buckeyes; electionfraud; liberalagenda; obama; ohiostate; osu; voteearlyandoften
Nice mischaracterization of what conservatives say (they warn against big government), after calling for the “people’s democracy” to suddenly start in the USA. Why don’t you tell the students about your diatribe against so-called “negative liberties”? (The Ten Commandments are mostly negative liberties, save the commandments to honor father and mother and keep the Sabbath day holy.)
1 posted on 05/06/2013 8:03:16 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Vote often?

Oh he’s so funny!

Voter fraud; always a good gag.


2 posted on 05/06/2013 8:04:56 PM PDT by stanne
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To: Olog-hai

I’d be willing to bet that every one of them voted at least 10 times during the last election.


3 posted on 05/06/2013 8:05:33 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (America is the root cause of violent crime in Mexico. - Barack Hussein Obama Jr.)
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To: stanne

No wonder he said that. It’s what got him re-elected.


4 posted on 05/06/2013 8:07:30 PM PDT by NotTallTex
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To: Olog-hai

How did this guy get so damned smart that he is always lecturing us on healthcare, the economy, voting etc.?


5 posted on 05/06/2013 8:08:52 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: Olog-hai

“In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.”

January 20, 1981: From Reagan’s Inaugural Address


6 posted on 05/06/2013 8:09:48 PM PDT by Patrick1 (“Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.”)
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To: Olog-hai

He says he is not going to get partsan... and yet, he did...


7 posted on 05/06/2013 8:10:10 PM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: Olog-hai

It’s “Vote early and often”...the RAT motto. I’ve heard them say it many times.


8 posted on 05/06/2013 8:10:36 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Hey RATs! Control your murdering freaks.)
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To: The_Media_never_lie

Must be improved teleprompters.


9 posted on 05/06/2013 8:11:20 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: stanne

Yeah, conjuring up voter fraud to a group of young Dem-thugs-in-the-making, who will truly be baptised as thugs in short order when they enter the Obama economy and find NO JOBS waiting for them. Obama’s entire appeal is based on how he manages his celebrity, and how much of that magic dust he’s able to sprinkle over his constituency,so that they will flatter him as much as he flatters them.


10 posted on 05/06/2013 8:11:42 PM PDT by supremedoctrine
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Well, he’s gonna need at least an extra vote from each of them to ensure a Democrat win in the mid-terms, and of course, he’s hoping to weave the magic spell which JUST MIGHT allow him to run again and WIN, damn the law!


11 posted on 05/06/2013 8:14:25 PM PDT by supremedoctrine
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To: Olog-hai

How about some burning Embassy jokes?

A riff or two about machine-guns to Narcos is sure to get me doubled-over and wheezing, too.

Maybe a crack about billy-clubs and boots on Election Day..?

Oh, this guy is a comic, for sure.


12 posted on 05/06/2013 8:15:02 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: stanne

Vote often, five times a day if possible.


13 posted on 05/06/2013 8:24:04 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Olog-hai

Big Government is indeed not the source of ALL our problems...(only about 98% of them/s;)


14 posted on 05/06/2013 8:24:54 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: Olog-hai

Citizens!! Vote early and vote often...for your *free stuff*!


15 posted on 05/06/2013 8:26:01 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: Olog-hai

"Self-Rule" means when one person rules everything.

Suckers.

16 posted on 05/06/2013 8:26:52 PM PDT by Slyfox (The red face of shame is proof that the conscience is still operational.)
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17 posted on 05/06/2013 8:31:11 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: Olog-hai

“often”

It’s Freudian. Like ‘my muslim faith’.

He can’t help it. He knows there was massive voter fraud by the Democrats.

He’s read us saying ‘Democrat: vote often’.

He slipped up. Again.


18 posted on 05/06/2013 8:39:13 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Olog-hai

Seemed to me, that he told the assembled people, that they should not listen to our Bill of Rights.


19 posted on 05/06/2013 9:15:55 PM PDT by First_Salute (May God save our democratic-republican government, from a government by judiciary.)
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To: F15Eagle

He didn’t slip up. He says these things on purpose as a poke in the eye, the way he jokes about his birth certificate, knowing none of us can do a thing. I think he misprounounced “corpseman” on purpose, too, because that’s just how a military-hating, anti-American friend of Bill Ayres would.


20 posted on 05/06/2013 9:28:13 PM PDT by informavoracious (We're being "punished" with Stanley Ann's baby.)
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To: Olog-hai

I cant wait for this disgusting donkey turd to get IMPEACHED..the sooner the better


21 posted on 05/06/2013 9:32:50 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: latina4dubya

I thought this was a republic not a democracy. What did I miss?

Guess I should have gone to Harvard. You know, to get my head straight.


22 posted on 05/07/2013 12:11:15 AM PDT by glyptol
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To: stanne

That was always the motto in NorthJersey in the days of Frank “I am the law Hauge in Jersey City; “Vote early and often’’.


23 posted on 05/07/2013 1:27:44 AM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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