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Will Obama Blame the Duck Dynasty Next?
The Black Sphere ^ | 8-25-2013 | Jeannie DeAngelis - Commentary

Posted on 08/25/2013 11:34:43 AM PDT by smoothsailing

August 25, 2013

Will Obama Blame the Duck Dynasty Next?

Jeannie DeAngelis

Duck Dynasty - A&E

Abysmal failure Barack Obama is nervously rooting around to find someone to blame for the disaster he’s created and for the roadblocks preventing him from wreaking additional havoc on America.

The president is impugning the Republicans as well as radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh, but maybe he should blame the Robertsons of Duck Dynasty.

As President Obama’s poll numbers have plummeted to a point where only 47% of those low-information likely voters still approve of his job performance, an A&E cable reality show featuring a close knit-family of God-fearing, pro-life, gun-toting, beard-sporting, patriotic entrepreneurs from the backwoods of bayou Louisiana is growing in popularity weekly.

Much to Barack Obama’s chagrin, the Robertson family’s God-and-country values evidently appeal to the nearly 11.8 million viewers who tune in. That’s why a show that embraces everything Barack Obama rejects, and personifies everything he spurns, is poised to make cable history.

The fact that a family from West Monroe, Louisiana, is gaining more and more recognition proves that besides their “guns and religion,” Obama’s vision and values are not the same vision and values most Americans cling to.

Phil Robertson, patriarch of Duck Dynasty, was a college football star that turned down an offer from the Washington Redskins because it interfered with duck season. Phil went on to build a mom-and-pop business and called it the Duck Commander.

Then, after Phil’s son Willie graduated from business school, he helped his father turn Duck Commander into a multimillion-dollar operation. As a result, the Duck Commander now employs half the Robertson’s neighborhood.

That kind of selfish, self-centered, small-business-owner attitude is exactly the type of behavior the president has attempted to discourage for the past five years.

What could be worse for Barack Obama than a family who’s made a fortune selling duck calls fashioned out of salvaged swamp cedar wood somehow managing to capture the level of attention that Obama himself craves?

To make matters worse, his rivals are prayerful, bullfrog-eating, deer-hunting men with ZZ Top beards, pickup trucks, and red, white, and blue bandannas.

The president probably doesn’t realize it just yet, but without ever mentioning Barack Obama’s name, Duck Dynasty American dream hijinks have subtly exposed his liberal drivel for what it is: drivel.

Yet President Obama, who actually tells people that he still “got some game,” continues to perceive himself as the patriarch of his own dynasty.

When not adjusting his newspaper crown he remains very busy pushing a healthcare system no one wants, demanding Americans’ tax dollars pay for abortions most of them reject, and running around the country like a hyperactive schoolboy. Obama remains indefatigable in trying to convince a nation who disapproves of almost everything he does, that progressive liberalism is the way to go.

One would imagine that if Press Secretary/Presidential Propagandist Jay Carney were asked what the President thinks about the Duck Dynasty phenomenon, Carney would likely say the President hasn’t watched the show. And why would he? The Robertsons’ redneck rags-to-riches story illustrates the totality of everything Barack Obama has tried to either destroy or demonize.

Rest assured, if the president’s popularity continues to wane expect Obama – much like he did with Rush Limbaugh – to try to point the finger of blame at Duck Dynasty and their rebellious audience for encouraging the Republicans in Congress to thwart his plans to move America “FORWARD.”



TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: abortion; deathpanels; duckdynasty; obamacare; philrobertson; zerocare

1 posted on 08/25/2013 11:34:43 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

I wouldn’t be surprised if he did. He is running out of people to blame except himself.


2 posted on 08/25/2013 11:41:24 AM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: smoothsailing
The best show on TV and the Robertsons are CHRISTIANS and the antithesis of everything Baraq Hussein 0bama stands for.


3 posted on 08/25/2013 11:47:51 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (For congress, it's not the principle of the thing, it's the money.)
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To: smoothsailing

I don’t think these are celebrities that Hussein would invite to the White House. The Robertsons are considered a threat to national defense according to the diversity division of the department of Defense. .


4 posted on 08/25/2013 11:48:27 AM PDT by lormand (Inside every liberal is a dung slinging monkey)
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To: smoothsailing

When not adjusting his newspaper crown he remains very busy pushing a healthcare system no one wants, demanding Americans’ tax dollars pay for abortions most of them reject, and running around the country like a hyperactive schoolboy. Obama remains indefatigable in trying to convince a nation who disapproves of almost everything he does, that progressive liberalism is the way to go.
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Damned if that doesn’t just about say it all about our clown President.


5 posted on 08/25/2013 11:50:39 AM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: smoothsailing

Uncle Si vs Obama in an elocution skills test? I’m bettin’ on Si, jack!


6 posted on 08/25/2013 11:59:31 AM PDT by llevrok ("It's a beautiful thing, the destruction of words....." - Geo. Orwell)
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To: smoothsailing

I have never seen the show, but I have a question. This show and family does not seem to be the kind of people the Hollywood/PBS/New York entertainment complex would want to feature in any kind of positive way. Did the show originally start out as some sort of show to laugh at the “backwardness” of this family?


7 posted on 08/25/2013 12:01:13 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: smoothsailing

One day, conservatives will have had enough and it’ll be on like donkey kong.


8 posted on 08/25/2013 12:05:17 PM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: smoothsailing
My television has more sense than President You Didn't Build That—and I don't even own a television!
9 posted on 08/25/2013 12:12:45 PM PDT by Standing Wolf (No tyrant should ever be allowed to die of natural causes.)
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To: Vince Ferrer
The Robinson's aren't exactly “backwoods”. The father holds multiple degrees, as well as some of the others.
10 posted on 08/25/2013 12:13:18 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (")
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To: smoothsailing

Do they stubbornly stick with the Bibles and their guns? Obama already has blamed them, in his first campaign.


11 posted on 08/25/2013 12:15:01 PM PDT by grania
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To: smoothsailing
It's hilarious how both Clinton and Obama have been unable to keep Rush Limbaugh's name out of their mouths in public speeches - the impact that man has had on Democrats' fears is out of all proportion to his actual influence the national Republican Party, which is too busy trying to appease the editorial boards of the New York Times and the Washington Post as well as their liberal pals on the Beltway party circuit to worry about Rush Limbaugh or their base back home.

But given that Democrats have become accustomed to blindly accepting and following the talking points handed down to them by the Big Three networks, the Times and the Post, and the rest of the liberal-controlled media, it's understandable that they think conservatives form their views in the same way.
12 posted on 08/25/2013 12:15:20 PM PDT by AnotherUnixGeek
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To: Vince Ferrer

That’s a question I’ve often considered myself. That given the proclivities of the lefty entertainment-media complex, the networks’ intentions might have been more in the vein of putting out another condescending hick “minstrel” show. People to be laughed “at” as opposed to “with.” Obviously, it didn’t work out that way, as the Robertson folks didn’t play into to that demeaning paradigm, and managed to strike a strong cultural chord with mid-america, through their values.


13 posted on 08/25/2013 12:16:06 PM PDT by greene66
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To: Vince Ferrer
I do not think it was ever intended to show them in a redneck light. Hell, that is what they proudly proclaim themselves to be. I think the show originally was an attempt to cash in on some of the popularity of the other shows highlighting the Louisiana and Cajun lifestyles. To everyone, including A&E's amazement this bunch is really the real deal. As Jase Robertson (I think)put it, the show is really a “Guided-Reality” show. But I compare it to a swampy Bill Cosby show. A Bill Cosby show without the idiot Theo and the weekly lecture.
14 posted on 08/25/2013 12:20:48 PM PDT by Tupelo (There are no Republicans or Democrats in Washington. Just Millionaires protecting their turf.)
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To: Venturer
Obama needs to trade his “newspaper crown” for a dunce cap.
15 posted on 08/25/2013 12:26:25 PM PDT by Razz Barry (Round'em up, send'em home.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

My lib relatives really like that show, and have for some time. Dunno about now... ;’)

Thanks smoothsailing.


16 posted on 08/25/2013 12:31:59 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: Vince Ferrer

This family is hardly backward as you put it. They just live the way they want, where they want and put on no airs. What you see is what you get. I suppose if that’s what the mental giants in TV land wanted, it sure backfired didn’t it?


17 posted on 08/25/2013 12:32:01 PM PDT by Dawgreg (Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.)
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To: smoothsailing

Will Obama Blame the Duck Dynasty Next?


Give him a minute.


18 posted on 08/25/2013 12:36:25 PM PDT by barmag25
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To: smoothsailing
Much to Barack Obama’s chagrin, the Robertson family’s God-and-country values evidently appeal to the nearly 11.8 million viewers who tune in. ...The fact that a family from West Monroe, Louisiana, is gaining more and more recognition proves that besides their “guns and religion,” Obama’s vision and values are not the same vision and values most Americans cling to.

12M people is not exactly a majority of Americans.

19 posted on 08/25/2013 12:36:44 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: barmag25

I’m sure he has his flunkies at the IRS doing their due diligence.


20 posted on 08/25/2013 12:44:26 PM PDT by rocksblues (The Obama administration the most unlawful, corrupt administration in US history.)
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To: smoothsailing

All white Christian men are to blame.


21 posted on 08/25/2013 12:57:02 PM PDT by ryan71 (The Partisans)
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To: smoothsailing
I seem to recall from the Yugoslavian civil war during the 1980s that the youths would gather for protests in the cities and blow whistles to show solidarity.

Seems like a good match - the T.E.A. Party and Duck Commander ...

22 posted on 08/25/2013 1:24:44 PM PDT by MacNaughton
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To: smoothsailing

23 posted on 08/25/2013 2:07:17 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: smoothsailing

Expect Axelrod to tell us this ‘free speech virus’ has to be curbed.


24 posted on 08/25/2013 2:42:47 PM PDT by Spok
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To: smoothsailing

Holder is investigating why none of the brothers are black.


25 posted on 08/25/2013 2:45:57 PM PDT by School of Rational Thought
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To: Texas Eagle

26 posted on 08/25/2013 2:50:35 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

DD is the polar opposite to Obama. The show is about love - family, friends, God, country. Obama hates, insults, lies and divides.

The Robertsons are smart, unpretentious, humorous and interesting. Whereas Obama is...


27 posted on 08/25/2013 3:02:45 PM PDT by mom.mom
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To: rocksblues

There are lots of alphabets that can be turned loose on this family. When done they won’t have a tent to put up on the side of the road if they wanted to. Better to bleed them slowly over years and years till they have nothing left.
Has, will, and can be done. Examples are all over the country.

Till they get the billionaire label and can pay off the politic-whores then you get your live free card.

Happened to Google till they made the right payoffs.
Even though google is evil they still demanded and got the extra tribute.

Or you can just outright buy your own politic-whore and then you’re fine.


28 posted on 08/25/2013 3:17:57 PM PDT by Southern by Grace (kickbacks, bribes, maifia payoffs is how the D's get R' done!)
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To: smoothsailing

Please, let’s not give him any more ideas who to blame.


29 posted on 08/25/2013 4:34:21 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Remember... the first revolutionary was Satan."--Russian Orthodox Archpriest Dmitry Smirnov)
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To: Vince Ferrer
Did the show originally start out as some sort of show to laugh at the “backwardness” of this family?

Not really. Their duck calls are an excellent product. Someone asked them to be on a duck hunting show on cable -- Duck Commander on the Outdoor Channel. Then they did a Buck Commander show about deer hunting, also on Outdoor. They had proven audience appeal, and as you can see, Willie has a great eye for marketing; so voilà, Duck Dynasty was the next step.

30 posted on 08/25/2013 4:44:06 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Remember... the first revolutionary was Satan."--Russian Orthodox Archpriest Dmitry Smirnov)
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To: ryan71
All white Christian men are to blame.

Willie and his wife adopted a black child years before Brangelina, Sandra Bullock and Madonna did. They weren't doing it to be fashionable, but because they learned of a child in some unfortunate circumstances and they did a good thing.

31 posted on 08/25/2013 4:48:49 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Remember... the first revolutionary was Satan."--Russian Orthodox Archpriest Dmitry Smirnov)
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To: mom.mom

-— DD is the polar opposite to Obama. The show is about love - family, friends, God, country. Obama hates, insults, lies and divides.-—

Phil has more wisdom in his pinky than The Commie and the Yeti combined.


32 posted on 08/25/2013 4:58:45 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: smoothsailing
All Obama has to do is go out and shoot some more stationary eye level skeet.
33 posted on 08/25/2013 10:32:04 PM PDT by BigCinBigD (...Was that okay?)
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To: Vince Ferrer

No, not at all.


34 posted on 08/26/2013 6:35:56 AM PDT by jodyel
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To: bgill

Donkey Kong cannot come soon enough!


35 posted on 08/26/2013 6:36:28 AM PDT by jodyel
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To: greene66

No, it was never intended like that at all.


36 posted on 08/26/2013 6:37:29 AM PDT by jodyel
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To: SunkenCiv

“My lib relatives really like that show”

Well, that is very interesting!

Perhaps they are looking down on them and making fun?


37 posted on 08/26/2013 6:39:06 AM PDT by jodyel
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To: Southern by Grace

Can you translate what you wrote into English for me, please?

Not up on the lingo.

Thanks.


38 posted on 08/26/2013 6:41:16 AM PDT by jodyel
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To: jodyel

The grumpiest of them doesn’t like the show, the wife really talked it up. I’d never previously heard of it.


39 posted on 08/27/2013 8:53:20 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Hilarious!

I def enjoy it and like Uncle Si.


40 posted on 08/28/2013 2:13:41 AM PDT by jodyel
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To: School of Rational Thought

Actually if you really think about it I think Willie adopt son from India

One of the other brothers adopt Chinese girl she feature on Walmart commerical if you see sometime on A&E


41 posted on 09/01/2013 12:34:22 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: jodyel

OH MAN Si rules

My fav episode where he con Willie instead give 4,000 dollar back they spent time at Children arcade ate some pizza LOL!

There is cute part of episode where get this

SI ride merry go around LOL!


42 posted on 09/01/2013 12:38:22 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: SevenofNine

I remember that one too.

Funny stuff!


43 posted on 09/01/2013 1:28:29 PM PDT by jodyel
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To: SevenofNine
Actually if you really think about it I think Willie adopt son from India One of the other brothers adopt Chinese girl she feature on Walmart commerical if you see sometime on A&E

?????

44 posted on 09/01/2013 2:13:07 PM PDT by School of Rational Thought
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To: jodyel

There was another one
I know episode where Willie get handcuffed to Si

Si need go “restroom break” on dirt road

You could tell Jase was having too much of fun time


45 posted on 09/01/2013 2:35:44 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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