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NRO: Is Obama Still President?
Minutemen News ^ | October 30, 2013 | Staff

Posted on 10/30/2013 5:17:55 PM PDT by yoe

We are currently learning whether the United States really needs a president. Barack Obama has become a mere figurehead, who gives speeches few listen to any more, issues threats that scare fewer, and makes promises that almost no one believes he will keep. Yet America continues on, despite the fact that the foreign and domestic policies of Barack Obama are unraveling, in a manner unusual even for star-crossed presidential second terms.

Abroad, American policy in the Middle East is leaderless and in shambles after the Arab Spring — we’ve had the Syrian fiasco and bloodbath, leading from behind in Libya all the way to Benghazi, and the non-coup, non-junta in Egypt. This administration has managed to unite existential Shiite and Sunni enemies in a shared dislike of the United States. While Iran follows the Putin script from Syria, Israel seems ready to preempt its nuclear program, and Obama still mumbles empty “game changers” and “red line” threats of years past.

We have gone from reset with Russia to Putin as the playmaker of the Middle East. The Persian Gulf sheikhdoms are now mostly anti-American. The leaders of Germany and the people of France resent having their private communications tapped by Barack Obama — the constitutional lawyer and champion of universal human rights. Angela Merkel long ago grasped that President Obama would rather fly across the Atlantic to lobby for a Chicago Olympic Games — or tap her phone — than sit through a 20th-anniversary commemoration of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan are beginning to see that the U.S. is more a neutral than a friend, as Obama negotiates with Putin about reducing the nuclear umbrella that protects America’s key non-nuclear allies. Perhaps they will soon make the necessary adjustments. China, Brazil, and India care little that Barack Obama still insists he is not George W. Bush, or that he seems to be trying to do to America what they seek to undo in their own countries.

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Both Congress and Senate have the responsibility to protect the United States and her citizens from the enemies within. Our military must have guessed that their CC isn't. How many billions of $$$ has this administration squandered on this Socialized Medicine that apparently was never supposed to work so Obama and his fellow Socialists can go straight to Single Payer....which has been the Democratic/Progressive Dream for decades...another word is CONTROL....absolute control over the "private" citizen.
1 posted on 10/30/2013 5:17:55 PM PDT by yoe
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To: yoe

Hussein is — and always was — just a front man for the shadowy cabal of Leftists who snuck him into office.


2 posted on 10/30/2013 5:19:05 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: yoe
Is Obama Still President?

Don't know, but he certainly is a pathological liar!

Impeachment has been thrown around by Bill O'Reilly tonight. He asked Marsha Balckburn, as a U.S. citizen and not as a congresscritter, did Obama lie to you? She wouldn't answer! Another worthless RINO!

3 posted on 10/30/2013 5:22:04 PM PDT by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: yoe
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4 posted on 10/30/2013 5:22:07 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: yoe

Obama is on the ropes.
Next year we can impeach him and he knows it.
You can see the fear in his eyes.


5 posted on 10/30/2013 5:22:14 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Impeachment without the ability to convict is a huge waste of time.


6 posted on 10/30/2013 5:23:52 PM PDT by nascarnation (Frequently wrong but rarely in doubt....)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
BREAKING... BREAKING

this just in

NFL's REBRANDED WASHINGTON PUTZES...hav just offered Mohammad Barack Hussein Obama a HUGE Deal....to see him through his political retirement






7 posted on 10/30/2013 5:25:21 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Visit http://icantenroll.com/)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

He can be impeached now. Conviction is another story. Our Senate is so Partisan, driven by Mistress Pelosi from the house and her slave in the Senate, Reid.


8 posted on 10/30/2013 5:25:22 PM PDT by Usagi_yo
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To: nascarnation

Was Nixon convicted?


9 posted on 10/30/2013 5:25:52 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper
we have em in the corner.....


10 posted on 10/30/2013 5:26:21 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Visit http://icantenroll.com/)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
You can see the fear in his eyes.

That "fear" you're seeing is a vacant stare.

What you want to see is the fear in Valerie Jarrett's eyes...

11 posted on 10/30/2013 5:26:47 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: Ignorance On Parade)
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To: yoe

Was he EVER president?


12 posted on 10/30/2013 5:27:32 PM PDT by mowowie
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Nixon wasn’t even impeached, let alone convicted.


13 posted on 10/30/2013 5:28:13 PM PDT by nascarnation (Frequently wrong but rarely in doubt....)
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To: yoe

Zero has never been President in the conventional sense. He is more like an advertising icon or brand that gets around the clock exposure in order to shift the country towards some progressive dream. Or to the rest of America a nightmare.

Sort of like the Red hair girl at Wendy’s. Just far more evil.


14 posted on 10/30/2013 5:30:11 PM PDT by Fzob (Jesus + anything = nothing, Jesus + nothing = everything)
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To: nascarnation

There is always more than one way to skin a cat. Obama is feeling the pressure and now is the time to hit him with everything.


15 posted on 10/30/2013 5:31:59 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: yoe

Was he ever a real president? Even though he’s a Zer0 that doesn’t mean we don’t need a president. IMO that will become painfully clear in the next few years.


16 posted on 10/30/2013 5:32:30 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: yoe

A con-man, and Democrat supporters you’ve been punked, only this time, you lose your money, your freedom.

Next straw, how will hospital employees get paid as everyone is losing their insurance and won’t be able to pay up?


17 posted on 10/30/2013 5:33:26 PM PDT by Son House (Democrats want you to use 'Great Recession' instead of 'Jobless Recovery', recession ended June 2009)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Without a Republican senate majority, it’s a waste of time.
With a Republican senate majority it’s a real gamble.


18 posted on 10/30/2013 5:34:44 PM PDT by nascarnation (Frequently wrong but rarely in doubt....)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Nixon resigned. He considered it the best thing to do for the country given the circumstances.


19 posted on 10/30/2013 5:35:09 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: nascarnation

Not a waste of time for two reasons.
1. Impeacment puts Obama’s agenda to a screeching halt as he is forced to spend time on it and sucks away his political klout.
2. Being under pressure will cause that punk to commit further impeachable offenses (cover ups).


20 posted on 10/30/2013 5:39:58 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper

“Was Nixon convicted?”

Nixon resigned before the Senate voted on conviction. He almost certainly would have been convicted had he not resigned.

Remember Nixon’s own party in Congress turned against him making the job of his Democrat opponents easier. So far the Democrats are united in defending and protecting Obama.

With respect to the politics of impeachment and conviction, Boehner and Cantor have no stomach for using the appropriations power of the House to reign in spending. It is hard to envision House Republicans who consistently cave to Obama on any contentious issue bring up articles of impeachment, much less voting to impeach. In fact, they are failing to take advantage of the public furor over Obamacare (look at the failure to rip Sebelius apart today) and seem to be preparing to cave on immigration.

Moving to the Senate most of the 25 Republicans who opposed Ted Cruz on the Obamacare cloture vote do not have the stomach to impeach Obama. It is difficult to imagine any Democrat or Independent Senator voting to convict him.

The press of the 1970’s was almost united in its opposition to Nixon and support for impeachment. Today’s mainstream press would almost certainly work to protect Obama.

In summary, don’t count on impeachment and conviction to remove Obama from office.


21 posted on 10/30/2013 5:39:59 PM PDT by Soul of the South (Yesterday is gone. Today will be what we make of it.)
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To: yoe

A community agitator whose job was to get in between the agitated community and the government that pays $$$ to shut them up.
Next he was the pretty boy whose job was to infiltrate so said government on crews behalf to have their guy on the inside.
Becoming President of the USA is/was a dream nobody in obama’s crew could have ever imagined....
Imagine the BILLIONS of federal $$$ just waiting to get thier deceitful slimy hands on to...


22 posted on 10/30/2013 5:41:40 PM PDT by mowowie
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To: Soul of the South

That punk is going down. Obama hates America, hates Christians and freedom. We have a chance for payback and I want to see him impeached and laid flat. I just wish this was his first term. Better late than never.


23 posted on 10/30/2013 5:47:10 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Palin has already talked about impeachment. As soon as Cruz says impeachment, It’s lights out!


24 posted on 10/30/2013 5:55:55 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: TigersEye
Nixon resigned. He considered it the best thing to do for the country given the circumstances.

In stark contrast to Nixon, King FUBO hates this country and doesn't give a **** what happens to it.

25 posted on 10/30/2013 6:02:46 PM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: yoe

Vulnerability to confidence tricks
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Confidence_trick

Confidence tricks exploit typical human characteristics such as greed, dishonesty, vanity, opportunism, lust, compassion, credulity, irresponsibility, desperation, and naïvety. As such, there is no consistent profile of a confidence trick victim;

the common factor is simply that the victim relies on the good faith of the con artist.

Victims of investment scams tend to show an incautious level of greed and gullibility, and many con artists target the elderly, but even alert and educated people may be taken in by other forms of confidence trick.

Accomplices, also known as shills, help manipulate the mark into accepting the perpetrator’s plan. In a traditional confidence trick, the mark is led to believe that he will be able to win money or some other prize by doing some task.


26 posted on 10/30/2013 6:10:56 PM PDT by Son House (Democrats want you to use 'Great Recession' instead of 'Jobless Recovery', recession ended June 2009)
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To: yoe

The question should be: WHY is Obama still president?


27 posted on 10/30/2013 6:11:11 PM PDT by Old Grumpy
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To: Bushbacker1

Marsha Blackburn us NOT a RINO! She is one of the most conservative Reps in Congress.


28 posted on 10/30/2013 6:25:24 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (")
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To: nascarnation

EXACTLY


29 posted on 10/30/2013 6:28:25 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (")
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To: Coldwater Creek

She spent 2-3 minutes making excuses for 0bama and wasn’t tricked or pressed into doing it by 0’Reilly.


30 posted on 10/30/2013 6:46:16 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: mowowie

Obama is PINO...President in name only.


31 posted on 10/31/2013 5:07:43 AM PDT by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: nascarnation; Berlin_Freeper

No conviction would turn him into a bigger hero to the left.

Conviction would turn him into a “dead” hero.


32 posted on 10/31/2013 5:11:32 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$
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To: Coldwater Creek
Marsha Blackburn us NOT a RINO! She is one of the most conservative Reps in Congress.

I agree! Anger took over my keyboard. When O'Reilly asked her if Bowbama had lied to her, as an American citizen, she danced all around it, but wouldn't answer that "easy" question. P*ssed me off that they all equivocate when asked a direct question. And, that IS, politics, as usual!

33 posted on 10/31/2013 5:13:41 AM PDT by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: Bushbacker1
Thank you for that observation. I agree that Blackburn is conservative but watching her at the hearing yesterday she took Sebelius to the edge and then let her slide. She could have nailed her but didn't. I'm sick to death of these politicians treating the enemy with kid gloves. This is war......and should be treated as such. Forget the niceties and go for the jugular!
34 posted on 10/31/2013 5:18:54 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: liberalh8ter
And,

I will agree that Marsha should not have stopped, but have finished Sibelius off.

35 posted on 10/31/2013 5:41:27 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek (")
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To: Soul of the South

Nixon resigned before the HOUSE voted to impeach him.

He may well have been convicted in the Senate.

He resigned because he felt it best for the country.


36 posted on 10/31/2013 5:46:49 AM PDT by MortMan (We've gone from ‘failure is not an option’ to ‘failure is not an obstacle’.)
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To: yoe

Lets all start a national POTUS lottery, we place bets on a date when Obama is stripped of AF1, the golf course and the Oval Office.

My prediction?

March 15th 2014. No reason for that date, it just popped into my head.


37 posted on 10/31/2013 5:51:06 AM PDT by Spartan302 (Spartans never quit, they come back later with more warriors. Asymmetrical Warfare.)
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