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Obama visits Baltimore, tries to turn focus to efforts to help middle class
WaPo ^ | 5/17/13 | David Nakamura

Posted on 05/17/2013 5:15:17 PM PDT by Nachum

BALTIMORE — President Obama insisted Friday that he is focused on improving the lives of middle-class Americans, despite being buffeted in Washington by a trio of controversies that have threatened to distract him from his second-term agenda. Capping one of the most difficult weeks of his tenure, Obama left the Beltway for this city 40 miles north to try to change the subject from the problems of his administration and refocus attention on his efforts to create middle-class jobs. He toured an elementary school, manufacturing plant

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Maryland
KEYWORDS: baltimore; class; middle; obama
Gooood morning Benghazi- ...er Baltimore!
1 posted on 05/17/2013 5:15:17 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

I didn’t know there was a middle class left in Baltimore.


2 posted on 05/17/2013 5:17:59 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: Nachum

I’m always amazed at what a piece of work this guy is..............


3 posted on 05/17/2013 5:18:36 PM PDT by basil (basil --Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: Nachum

Protest The Sleaze everywhere he goes!


4 posted on 05/17/2013 5:18:45 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (WHO IS ON THE ENEMIES LIST?)
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To: Nachum

Obonzo does not have a flippin’ clue. Where’s the golf course?


5 posted on 05/17/2013 5:19:00 PM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: Nachum

He;p us do what? Die younger and more destitute?


6 posted on 05/17/2013 5:21:08 PM PDT by MestaMachine
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To: Nachum

Good morning Baltimore! I am your President Obama. I work for the Federal government and I am here to help you.

Dutch Reagan was right. That is some chilling stuff.


7 posted on 05/17/2013 5:23:42 PM PDT by oyez
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To: Nachum

Obammy makes Jimmy look like a hero.

Worst POS ever. EVER.

This will get the IRS on my ass for sure.


8 posted on 05/17/2013 5:24:19 PM PDT by hadaclueonce (dont worry about Mexico, put the fence around kalifornia.)
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To: MestaMachine

The sob has tripled prices on food and doubled gas. Can’t wait to see what’s next on his “agenda.”


9 posted on 05/17/2013 5:24:50 PM PDT by Luke21
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To: Nachum; Allegra; big'ol_freeper; Lil'freeper; TrueKnightGalahad; blackie; Cincinatus' Wife; ...
Re: Obama left the Beltway for this city 40 miles north to try to change the subject from the problems of his administration--

If only he would travel to Tehran... and stay there for good, I could forgive all his trespasses--

BTW Just got back from seeing Star Trek Into Darkness and while not as good, IMHO, as The Wrath of Khan... there are some pretty neat twists in this reboot that will keep me seeing the next one when it comes.

10 posted on 05/17/2013 5:26:23 PM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: RightGeek

With Obama’s vision for the US the middle class will become extinct. His ideology leaves only a well-connected political upper class and the peons grubbing for existence.


11 posted on 05/17/2013 5:28:57 PM PDT by griswold3
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To: Nachum

He can run but he can’t hide!


12 posted on 05/17/2013 5:35:16 PM PDT by entropy12 (Even tho Obama is now a lame duck, with 2014 House majority, he will be a dangerously socialist!)
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To: Nachum

The middle class does not work infrastructure projects. Heck, that’s all that has come out of Washington for the last 6 years. It hasn’t worked yet so what makes the jug-eared one think it will work now?


13 posted on 05/17/2013 5:35:47 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (3 guns when you only have one arm? "I just don't want to get killed for lack of shooting back")
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To: hadaclueonce

Obammy makes Jimmy look like a hero.

Worst POS ever. EVER.

This will get the IRS on my ass for sure.


F U B O

KMA IRS


14 posted on 05/17/2013 5:38:50 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: Nachum

This guy declared war on the middle class.

Now he thinks he can con them again, and they’ll pull his bacon out of the fire.


15 posted on 05/17/2013 5:48:55 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Before it's all over, Obama may demand extradition to Kenya, because he was born there...)
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To: RightGeek

There won’t be a middle-class any where in the US when the 400% inflation catches up with the 400% increase in money printed since 2008. If Hussein cared one iota about the middle class, he’d never have printed over about 30% and balanced his budget. I’m sure Hussein’s solution will be Martial Law and a real nasty dictatorship.


16 posted on 05/17/2013 5:55:47 PM PDT by RHS Jr (Pity the banksters when Jesus comes)
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To: Nachum

Help the middle class? LOL!

I believe the IRS/etc are already taking care of that.


17 posted on 05/17/2013 5:59:27 PM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: Nachum

FUBO^infinity


18 posted on 05/17/2013 5:59:50 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Nachum

It should be easy now that he cut the middle class in half.


19 posted on 05/17/2013 6:02:46 PM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: RHS Jr

Can any one look at this guy and think he will help them with anything other than food stamps, dole, bummer phones, and section 8 housing.
“Move in we’ll take care of you!”
Man just spark small business and the housing industry!
America can take care of it’s self if only allowed to!


20 posted on 05/17/2013 6:03:20 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: Nachum

Well, if the only thing you have to worry about from the IRS is how fast your “earned income tax giveaway” is going to make it to your mailbox, Obama’s still your man.


21 posted on 05/17/2013 6:07:55 PM PDT by informavoracious (We're being "punished" with Stanley Ann's baby. Obamacare: shovel-ready healthcare.)
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To: Nachum; All

New talking points are out to the liberal media:

Use the word “controversies” not “scandals”.

Deliberate instructions have been given.


22 posted on 05/17/2013 6:21:58 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: Nachum

He could start by adopting conservative policies.

Until then, I’m not convinced he cares a whit about the middle class.


23 posted on 05/17/2013 6:27:22 PM PDT by exDemMom (Now that I've finally accepted that I'm living a bad hair life, I'm more at peace with the world.)
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To: RHS Jr

He does not have the smarts to figure out the first part of your post.


24 posted on 05/17/2013 6:35:15 PM PDT by DooDahhhh
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To: hadaclueonce

They have already audited me. I have never been audited until now; pay my taxes on time, etc. And now they want to know why a 68 yo woman is making less. What? I did join a tea party web site. Could that be it?? And , of course freerepublic in1998. I am sure they think they are on to something.


25 posted on 05/17/2013 6:39:58 PM PDT by DooDahhhh
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To: RHS Jr
I’m sure Hussein’s solution will be Martial Law and a real nasty dictatorship.

Good luck with that, while 100,000,000 Americans are holding an estimated 300,000,000 firearms.

26 posted on 05/17/2013 7:13:15 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: RightGeek; All

Having watched this morning’s US House Ways and Means Committee Hearing on Obama’s IRS, the thought occurred to me that there can be a strong case made for Obama’s IRS rapidly becoming a Domestic Terrorist Organization. A Middle Class, SELECTIVE Domestic Terrorist Organization, of course.


27 posted on 05/17/2013 7:15:40 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Nachum

Did he fly Air Force One from Andrews to BWI?
That’s about 50 miles I guess.

By the way the best thing Obama could do for the Middle Class is to resign.


28 posted on 05/17/2013 7:16:43 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Nachum

Blah blah blah. Another day, another state, another speech. Who cares?


29 posted on 05/17/2013 7:18:25 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: Nachum

He’s just celebrating the new rain tax.


30 posted on 05/17/2013 7:19:39 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: Nachum

The middleclass.................is this catch phrase still around?


31 posted on 05/17/2013 7:33:42 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (Yesterdays conspiracies are todays truths)
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To: DooDahhhh

I believe you’re so right but it is getting done. I think Hussein’s to busy vacationing, destroying US (his natural enemy), enriching his bosses and minions, and CYA to have any academic thoughts about inflation and it’s effects. The brain and foot work is being done by kapos and useful idiots but Hussein is still the POTUS and responsible for it; Hussein sets the tone and people that don’t serve Hussein as if he were a demigod get canned. The majority of Congressional Democrats, media, professors, etc, must be stupid but they are steam-rolling US.


32 posted on 05/17/2013 8:40:32 PM PDT by RHS Jr (Pity the banksters when Jesus comes)
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To: Nachum

I heard parts of this crap. That Barry sure is a funny guy. You can’t believe a thing he says.


33 posted on 05/17/2013 9:04:49 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If you think ObamaCare is a train wreck, wait until you see the amnesty bill.)
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To: Nachum
Wait a sec, here. He appointed his crack VP to head the Middle Class Task Force in January 2009, so the middle class should be all fixed up and fit as a fiddle by now. Did the underling fail? Why is the boss stepping in? Is President Passerby going to do something?
34 posted on 05/17/2013 9:20:13 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Nachum; Abundy; Albion Wilde; AlwaysFree; AnnaSASsyFR; bayliving; BFM; cindy-true-supporter; ...

Ummm, doesn’t Baltimore simply have an underclass and some rich people? j/k

Maryland “Freak State” PING!


35 posted on 05/18/2013 1:01:30 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Drag Me From Hell!)
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To: Bender2

Hey Bender so Bendict is a Good Khan or he sucks LOL!


36 posted on 05/18/2013 6:12:26 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: SevenofNine; Allegra; big'ol_freeper; Lil'freeper; TrueKnightGalahad; blackie; Cincinatus' Wife; ...
Re: Hey Bender so Bendict is a Good Khan or he sucks

Cumberbatch is no Ricardo Montalbán by any stretch... but he is a pretty good bad guy and he is set up to come back down the pike.

I tell you, Seven, Bendy, Benedict just does not have the perfectly sculptured pecs... to be an effective Khan.

Now, now, Ricardo. Did those... really get you laid that much more?

Truthfully, I did expect these bad boys... to get me way more trim that they actually did--

37 posted on 05/18/2013 9:13:57 PM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: Bender2

Can Cumberbatch say “Corinthian Leather” in a suave, macho way?


38 posted on 05/18/2013 9:17:57 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Ummm, doesn’t Baltimore simply have an underclass and some rich people? j/k

Ding, Ding, Ding, I think we have a winner.

39 posted on 05/19/2013 4:31:00 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine's brother (01-21-13, Obama declares war on The Constitution of the United States)
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To: Army Air Corps; Allegra; big'ol_freeper; Lil'freeper; TrueKnightGalahad; blackie; ...
Re: Can Cumberbatch say “Corinthian Leather” in a suave, macho way?

Well, let us see what... is what--

Gee Mr. Peabody, what historical era...  photo Wayback-1.gif are we going back to this time?

1978, Sherman, to see how the new Khan...  photo Wayback-15-L.gif measures up to the old Khan. Flip the switch, if you please?

 photo Wayback-Zap2.gif photo Wayback-Wam.gif photo Wayback-Bang.gif

Wow, we're here in 1978. Who...  photo Wayback-13-R.gif is that?

The new Khan... Sherman.

The 1978 Vauxhall Magnum...  photo Khan-VauxhallMagnum-Ad2-1a.gif is superb transportation--

That allows one...  photo khan-VauxhallMagnum-Ad2-2.gif to pick up the pretty birds--

And surround them with an interior of rich, unsurpassed Newcastle...  photo Khan-VauxhallMagnum-Ad2-3.gif Naugahyde!

That's pretty lame...  photo Wayback-6.gif isn't it, Mr. Peabody?

Never make a decision before seeing...  photo Wayback-20.gif the opposition and in this case, the old Khan.

The 1978 Chrysler Cordoba, a masterful...  photo Khan-Cordoba-Ad.gif design--

With an interior of rich, unsurpassed Corinthian...  photo Khan-Cordoba-Ad-1.gif Leather--

Wow! That was really, really...  photo Wayback-19.gif fantastic, wasn't it, Mr. Peabody?

AND, in the Wrath of Khan my pecs are also made of rich, unsurpassed Corinthian...  photo Khan-Cordoba-Ad-2.gif Leather!

Well, until that...  photo Wayback-22-R.gif it was--

40 posted on 05/19/2013 8:33:03 AM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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Hey Bender it well known fact that Ricardo is real life was happily marry man I believe that he nail that Starfleet Science officer what her name

I hear in original script she was suppose come back with Khan in Star Trek 2 but original lady got sick with MS couldn’t really sad


41 posted on 05/19/2013 8:44:03 AM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: Bender2

Don’t forget real Mrs Khan
Was Georgette Young Loretta Young sister that Mrs Khan in real life


42 posted on 05/19/2013 8:44:46 AM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: SevenofNine; Allegra; big'ol_freeper; Lil'freeper; TrueKnightGalahad; blackie; Cincinatus' Wife; ...
Re: Hey Bender it well known fact that Ricardo is real life was happily marry man & I hear in original script she was suppose come back with Khan in Star Trek 2 but original lady got sick with MS

Gadzooks, Seven! If you only want to deal in reality, then my twisted sense of humor... is useless--

However, you are correct, Ricardo Montalbán married Georgiana Young (née Georgiana Paula Belzer; September 10, 1924–November 13, 2007), who had a brief acting and modeling career, in 1944; they had four children: Laura, Mark, Anita and Victor. Georgiana was the half-sister of the actresses Sally Blane, Polly Ann Young, and movie and television star Loretta Young, who nicknamed her "Georgie". After sixty-three years of marriage, she died at the age of 83, on November 13, 2007, from undisclosed causes, predeceasing her husband by fourteen months.

The object of Khan's attraction in "Space Seed" was Lt. Marla McGivers, the Ship's Historian, not Science Officer. She was played by Madlyn Rhue, a very comely actress who played many character parts in many TV series from the mid-1950s into the late 1990s.

In 1977, Rhue came down with multiple sclerosis but continued to work, including a role on the soap opera "Days of our Lives" using a wheelchair.

There was though given in 1981 to reprise her role as Marla McGivers but given her being confined to a wheelchair, her character was written out as being dead before Chekov and Terrell beam down.

Now, Seven are you... happy?

Eye God, if Seven wants only reality, she needs to remove all that padding in her bra...  photo LD-Gus-3.gif don't ya think, Woodrow?

I do, Gus...  photo LD-Gus-2-R.gif I surely do!

43 posted on 05/19/2013 11:03:01 AM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: Bender2

At least you have Cumberbatch shilling for a Vauxhall Magnum rather than a Morris Marina.


44 posted on 05/19/2013 12:13:51 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Bender2

Okay I tell you the forum the real story and Hollyweird story about it Ricardo personal life

Yeah I remember her on Days of our lives LOL!


45 posted on 05/19/2013 1:10:26 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: Army Air Corps

I have admit I like him in Sherlock Holmes on PBS Masterpiece Mystery that pretty good that is coming back they working on episode right now not going be this season following season for 2014

Foyle War is coming back I am geek up for that


46 posted on 05/19/2013 1:11:50 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: Bender2

I was wondering when someone would compare the two Khans! Brilliantly done, Bend!


47 posted on 05/19/2013 5:37:59 PM PDT by tanuki (Left-wing Revolution: show biz for boring people.)
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