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Venom Between Obama and Rangel
New York Post ^ | Ddecember 7, 2013 | Michael Gartland

Posted on 12/08/2013 5:11:04 AM PST by lbryce

They’re two of the most powerful African-American politicians in the land. And by most accounts, President Obama and Rep. Charles Rangel hate each other.

The most recently revealed salvo in their war of words — Obama’s assertion that Rangel is a “hack,” according to the political tome “Double Down” — is just one element of a long-dysfunctional relationship.

Rangel supported Hillary Clinton in the 2008 Democratic primary, but the seeds of mutual disdain were planted before that, according to Democratic insiders and staffers for both pols.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: obama; rangel
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1 posted on 12/08/2013 5:11:04 AM PST by lbryce
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To: lbryce

I know how they both feel cause I feel the same about both of them.


2 posted on 12/08/2013 5:13:49 AM PST by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: lbryce
Venom Between Obama and Rangel

"Anything you can steal I can steal, better! I can steal anything better than you..."

3 posted on 12/08/2013 5:14:45 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: lbryce

Of course Rangel hates Obama. Rangel is a ‘down-for-the-struggle’ black who has been in the fray for decades playing the race card, victimizing his race and intimidating (guilting) whites.

Obama is a foreign Muslim poofter who was put where he is, in under the span of 6 years (see Turtle - Fence Post).

Rangel is jealous, and Obama could care less about down-for-the-struggle anything unless it involves the words “Allahu Akbar”.


4 posted on 12/08/2013 5:15:09 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: lbryce

Perhaps they should fight a duel.

With either outcome America wins.


5 posted on 12/08/2013 5:18:52 AM PST by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: lbryce; Fred Nerks; LucyT

Venom is understandable. Obama is a radical nationalist socialist, and meets every test of history in his ideology and conduct as a fascist.

Good Read :

“Barack Obama, The Quintessential Fascist”

http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html

Rangel is a liberal in the style of Hillery Clinton, and does not share the destructive, devisive methods of Barak Obama, but his orientation is hardly representative of the American public as a whole.He did not knuckle under to Obama;s insitance that every African American community ion the uSA come under Obamas nationalist socialist community worker continuous campaign program. Rangel did not surrender as others such as Maxine Waters ( she cut a deal with Obama and consequently avoided censorship by the House ethics Committee) who were either forced or blackmailed into doing.Rangel took the full hit of the ethics committee in his scandel, whose investigation was promoted by Obama in the House when it was under Democrat control, in an attempt to destroy Rangel. Obama failed to collar Rangel.


6 posted on 12/08/2013 5:27:32 AM PST by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: lbryce

I’m sure that obama thinks that rangle fought on the wrong side in the Korean war.


7 posted on 12/08/2013 5:39:00 AM PST by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: IbJensen

Perhaps they should fight a duel.

Maybe Sharpton with try to intervene and two or three birds
with one “stone” or blade or bullet.


8 posted on 12/08/2013 5:43:33 AM PST by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: wetgundog

Need to get Joe Bidumb involved somehow.

Nancy could be standing by, as she did in her prior profession, as towel girl.


9 posted on 12/08/2013 5:45:40 AM PST by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: wetgundog

There once was an Indian whose given name was “Onestone”, so named because he had only one testicle. He hated that name and asked everyone not to call him Onestone. After years and years of torment, Onestone finally cracked and said, “If anyone calls me Onestone again I will kill them!”

The word got around and nobody called him that any more.

Then one day a young woman named Blue Bird forgot and said, “Good morning, Onestone.” He jumped up, grabbed her and took her deep into the forest where he made love to her all day and all night. He made love to her all the next day, until Blue Bird died from exhaustion.

The word got around that Onestone meant what he promised he would do.

Years went by and no one dared call him by his given name until a woman named Yellow Bird returned to the village after being away for many years. Yellow Bird, who was Blue Bird’s cousin, was overjoyed when she saw Onestone. She hugged him and said, “Good to see you, Onestone.” Onestone grabbed her, took her deep into the forest, then he made love to her all day, made love to her all night, made love to her all the next day, made love to her all the next night, but Yellow Bird wouldn’t die!

What is the moral of this story?

You can’t kill two birds with one stone.


10 posted on 12/08/2013 5:52:48 AM PST by Yooperman (Yooperman)
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To: lbryce

i think there are a whole lot of folks across the political spectrum that can’t stand obammy’s guts.


11 posted on 12/08/2013 5:55:40 AM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: Graybeard58

Rangel better watch his back. Look what happened to the Jacksons.


12 posted on 12/08/2013 5:56:43 AM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Graybeard58

We have a winner!


13 posted on 12/08/2013 5:56:43 AM PST by lbryce (Obama:The Worst is Yet To Come)
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To: wetgundog
"Perhaps they should fight a duel."

Now you are cooking with peanut oil. . . .
How beautiful to see them both on the ground with mortal wounds.

14 posted on 12/08/2013 5:59:27 AM PST by DeaconRed (If Mr. ZERO wants to be like his new best friend, Nelson. 27 years in prison is a good start.)
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To: lbryce
Really, Rangel is a petit thief compared to the likely billions Obama and his minions have siphoned off.

What a piker..

15 posted on 12/08/2013 6:01:15 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: lbryce; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

I suggest a duel. Charlie goes first.


16 posted on 12/08/2013 6:02:26 AM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: Graybeard58
I’m sure that obama thinks that rangle fought on the wrong side in the Korean war.

LOL...snorting coffee out my nose is painful...

17 posted on 12/08/2013 6:03:51 AM PST by Popman
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To: lbryce
"Perhaps they should fight a duel."

Watch out Charlie .... President Limp-Wrist will try to slap you and pull your hair !

18 posted on 12/08/2013 6:17:51 AM PST by layman (Card Carrying Infidel)
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To: Candor7
Rangel is a liberal in the style of Hillery Clinton...but his orientation is hardly representative of the American public as a whole

Of course, to be fair, that's not his job.

19 posted on 12/08/2013 6:19:50 AM PST by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: lbryce
Charlie Rangel is a hack. A crook. And a very sloppy dresser. There is no room on Team Obama for sloppy dressers.

Team Obama is going with the Rev. Sharpton. He has lost a ton of weight, has turned hisself into a babe magnet with sharp tailoring and a TV gig. He can do a lot more for The Mombasa MF than Ole Charlie, who has served 118 consecutive terms in Congress, and may have been dead since 1997.

However, if he is actually still alive, Ole Charlie would be wise to butter up Valrie Jarrett, maybe send Reggie Love some new cuff links.

20 posted on 12/08/2013 6:21:11 AM PST by Kenny Bunk (OK, Obama be bad. Now where's OUR Program, Plan, and Leader?)
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To: Jim Noble

At least they both have something in common:

They are both black (well I guess that’s wrong as odumbo is only half black.)

Well, this one is for certain, I despise both of them.


21 posted on 12/08/2013 6:22:34 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: b4its2late

Both are worthless bazzards.


22 posted on 12/08/2013 6:26:20 AM PST by skimbell
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To: Candor7
"Obama is a radical nationalist socialist" Radical Socialist yes; one "worlder" yes; caliphate advocate; yes. Fascist at this stage, yes. Once Christians and Jews are muzzled and God eliminated, he will be what I call a Communist. If anything, he hates this country and is ANTI Nationalist.
23 posted on 12/08/2013 6:34:41 AM PST by Tuketu (The Dim Platform is splinters bound by crazy glue. The Tea Party is the solvent)
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To: lbryce

I really wish 0bama was more like Rangel. I mean, Rangel”s wife did go to prison.


24 posted on 12/08/2013 6:35:29 AM PST by fungoking (Tis a pleasure to live in the Ozarks)
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To: Smokin' Joe
Really, Rangel is a petit thief compared to the likely billions Obama and his minions have siphoned off.

Since 2009 I have thought the President who follows Obama will find that Obama, Jarrett, Axelrod and company have moved millions to offshore accounts.

25 posted on 12/08/2013 6:38:44 AM PST by Senator_Blutarski
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To: lbryce

So, Rangel wanted a complimentary ticket to an event everybody else paid $35,000 for. Is that a sense of entitlement or is it just business as usual among thieves?

BTW, what is the entre for $35,000? Chicken?


26 posted on 12/08/2013 6:49:18 AM PST by Gen.Blather
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To: lbryce
Obama’s assertion that Rangel is a “hack,”

It takes one to know one.

27 posted on 12/08/2013 6:53:58 AM PST by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: lbryce

When did this come about? Did not see anything on the news. LOL


28 posted on 12/08/2013 7:14:09 AM PST by CPT Clay (Follow me on Twitter @Clay N TX)
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To: lbryce

I think the hate the two have can be traced to their formative years and how each of them handled them. Both Obama and Rangel are products of fathers who abandoned their families when both were very young. That is were the similarity ends. Obama ever since has pined for the father who abandoned him. Just the title of his book, “Dreams of My Father” proves it. The guy craves acceptance by the dirtbag who left him and his mother in the lurch. Rangel on the other hand had a different reaction. Rangel’s father was Puerto Rican. Till this day Rangel has never used his Hispanic background for political purposes. He even refuses to use Spanish in his campaign speeches. Even though it would help him, he refuses to. He has obliterated all memory of his father. Itstead of “Dreams of My Father”, Rangel’s book would be “My Father, You’re Dead to Me.” Thus Rangel has no respect for Obama as a man. It it is on a visceral level.


29 posted on 12/08/2013 7:58:09 AM PST by gusty
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To: Gaffer

Very incisive and perceptive political commentary.

I like the cut of your jib...


30 posted on 12/08/2013 7:58:53 AM PST by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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To: lbryce

Must be their white halves, which are racist of course, hate each others’ black halves.


31 posted on 12/08/2013 8:01:46 AM PST by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: lbryce

Must be their white halves, which are racist of course, hate each others’ black halves.


32 posted on 12/08/2013 8:01:46 AM PST by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: lbryce

Given a choice between the two, I’d take Charlie Rangel the honorably discharged Marine combat veteran. He has no higher goals than scooping up loot for “his people”. At some level he realizes that there is a goose laying golden eggs that he ought not to kill. He is a known quantity.

The other guy is a foreigner, at heart if not by birth, who is out to destroy the country.


33 posted on 12/08/2013 8:25:28 AM PST by ccmay (Too much Law; not enough Order.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Let’s see if Obama supports an opponent of Rangel in next year’s election.


34 posted on 12/08/2013 8:46:05 AM PST by Berosus (I wish I had as much faith in God as liberals have in government.)
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To: Joe Boucher

“i think there are a whole lot of folks across the political spectrum that can’t stand obammy’s guts.”

I doubt that ANYONE actually likes him; he is an asshole. They only like what he stands for politically. This is why they will toss him under the bus when not if he becomes a liability.


35 posted on 12/08/2013 9:19:56 AM PST by TalBlack (Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: lbryce
...Rangel has been one of Obama’s most prominent Democratic critics. He has railed against Obama’s stance on Syria, IRS reviews of conservative organizations and, perhaps most of all, the rollout of ObamaCare.

Rangel fought for the United States in a time of war. Wore the uniform.

None of us agree with him much - but he cares about our country and Rangel's NEVER been a communist... He was wrong about Hillary - she would have been a disaster. But he was right about Obama - he's wet behind the ears - doesn't know what he's doing...

36 posted on 12/08/2013 10:35:56 AM PST by GOPJ ("Remember who the real enemy is... ")
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To: Kenny Bunk

My cousin is a frequent flier, with one of the major airlines. She was delighted, one time, on a flight from ORD to JFK when she was upgraded to First Class. Just before they closed the cabin door, in strutted his royal highness, Rev. Al, and sat in front of her. He smelled so bad (my cousin suspected it was the hairdo gel), that after they reached altitude, she discreetly went back to the galley, and requested to sit in coach. The flight attendant honored her request, with a knowing glance, as if to indicate she knew exactly what the problem was.


37 posted on 12/08/2013 12:23:32 PM PST by jttpwalsh
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To: Tuketu

If anything, he hates this country and is ANTI Nationalist>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Nope. Obama is a nationalist, and I do not mean a nationalist as in a US patriot gone wild. Obama is a black nation nationalist, one who believes that historic justice needs to be meted out to the descendends of those who created and prosecuted slavery for economic benefit.
Obama wants justice against a people who were not even alive when the morally egregious instituition of slavery was i its hey day.

What shape does that take? Presidential intervention in municiple issues of the arrest of a black man who is a Harvard profesor, or t5he p[ublic comments about Trayvonn Martic to spark a sense of street justice, for example.

Obama is indeed a nationalist socialist. Its just not “our nation.” Holder exemplifies this view by refusing to prosecute the New Black Panthers for their poll watching conduct.Obama exemplifies this nationalist view by refusing to enforce current immigration law.


38 posted on 12/08/2013 1:13:01 PM PST by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: Jim Noble

Of course, to be fair, that’s not his job. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Of course, to be fair, these pols like Rangel do NOT want Whitey to know that.Thats the style these days.


39 posted on 12/08/2013 1:15:05 PM PST by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: Candor7

http://vimeo.com/80242225

Dr. Crowley is not only eloquent regarding the topic of Obama as Pres., but she leaves room for doubt.
Now it’s up to us to make her voice on the topic of Obamacare go Viral.


40 posted on 12/08/2013 2:06:41 PM PST by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum)
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To: lbryce

The enemy of my enemy is still my enemy.


41 posted on 12/08/2013 3:41:58 PM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: lbryce

Don’t be jealous, barky, he’s a damn fine hack. We know Rangel and you’re no Rangel.

You are just an amateur hack.


42 posted on 12/08/2013 4:33:35 PM PST by Right Wing Assault
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To: lbryce

BS

Rangel is still there, no IRS calling.

Black first, all else second. BS.


43 posted on 12/08/2013 4:43:55 PM PST by CincyRichieRich (“Some animals are more equal than others" - George Orwell)
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To: gusty

Rangel also served on the front lines in Korea and was wounded in combat. How many LimpRichards in both parties have I seen that would never get near military service unless they were ordered to (and then would find a way to weasel out of combat).


44 posted on 12/08/2013 5:07:22 PM PST by MSF BU (n)
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To: GOPJ

Exactly.


45 posted on 12/08/2013 5:10:37 PM PST by MSF BU (n)
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To: lbryce

Pssst! Whatever you do, Charlie, don’t accept a free airplane ride to Croatia...


46 posted on 12/08/2013 5:29:10 PM PST by Gritty (The emperor has hipster garb, but underneath he’s just another Commissar Squaresville - Mark Steyn)
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To: lbryce

That Rangel is even taken seriously, let alone thought of as a “black leader” is testament to how vacuous our society is today.


47 posted on 12/08/2013 5:49:24 PM PST by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: lbryce

They’re both right.


48 posted on 12/08/2013 5:59:46 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: lbryce

Yawn. Overweight politician calls a slimmer politician a hack. It takes one to know one. It’s kinda like the pot and kettle isn’t it?


49 posted on 12/08/2013 6:03:00 PM PST by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Clever and insightful.


50 posted on 12/08/2013 6:30:53 PM PST by lbryce (Obama:The Worst is Yet To Come)
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