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Juan Williams: Time for Obama to punch hard
thehill.com ^ | 1/27/14 | Juan Williams

Posted on 01/27/2014 8:22:05 AM PST by Texas Eagle

As President Obama goes to Capitol Hill for his State of the Union address he is telling the world he is fed up with Congress — the paralysis and the GOP obstruction — but his anger is secondary to signs that he is a demoralized lame duck.

In his recent, lengthy interview with the New Yorker magazine, the president comes across as passive in the face of his difficulties with the hyper-partisan Congress. He is portrayed as a politician who dislikes mixing with members of Congress, twisting arms, offering favors or pulling federal aid to move his congressional agenda. The president all but confirms this sad-eyed portrait when he is quoted as saying that after five years in the White House he feels as helpless as a “relay swimmer in a river full of rapids and that river is history.” Poor Barack.

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Is Juan suggesting The Preezy should play The Knockout Game? What a racist.

I hope to see Juan's reaction when President Cruz legislates from The Oval Office in a few years.

1 posted on 01/27/2014 8:22:05 AM PST by Texas Eagle
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To: Texas Eagle

What planet to these people live on?


2 posted on 01/27/2014 8:23:39 AM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Texas Eagle

A jackboot on the throat isn’t enough? Now we need a sucker punch too? Communism is tough!


3 posted on 01/27/2014 8:24:04 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare. The "global warming" of healthcare plans.)
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To: Texas Eagle

Do it barry! show us what you got


4 posted on 01/27/2014 8:24:48 AM PST by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period.)
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5 posted on 01/27/2014 8:24:54 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: Texas Eagle
Yeah. He'll punch us all in the nose like McConnell. We're shakin’.

Juan Williams has lost his mind.

6 posted on 01/27/2014 8:24:58 AM PST by PATRIOT1876
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To: Texas Eagle

Fox News really should have just let Juan scoot off into Oblivion when PBS/NPR gave him the boot. He really isn’t even a good foil for the Fox crowd any more.


7 posted on 01/27/2014 8:25:35 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: Texas Eagle

If the press treated liberals like they do conservatives, this would be the headline: Former NPR star promotes violence!


8 posted on 01/27/2014 8:26:18 AM PST by JaguarXKE (1973: Reporters investigate All the President's Men. 2013: Reporters ARE all the President's men)
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To: Texas Eagle

Hey Juan - you seen your guy’s poll numbers?


9 posted on 01/27/2014 8:27:06 AM PST by skeeter
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To: Mr. K

It will be another boring campaign speech ,90% chance of retread


10 posted on 01/27/2014 8:27:24 AM PST by molson209 (Hillary Clinton)
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To: Texas Eagle
President Obama goes to Capitol Hill for his State of the Union address he is telling the world he is fed up with Congress — the paralysis and the GOP obstruction

Let's see, when his party controlled both houses and there was no paralysis and obstruction, he and his party passed the ACA. We all know how that turned out.

For all their faults and deficiencies, I'll take the paralysis and obstruction over unfettered Presidential power.

11 posted on 01/27/2014 8:27:53 AM PST by Lou L (Health "insurance" is NOT the same as health "care")
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To: Texas Eagle

I’d classify Obamacare as a kick to the groin.


12 posted on 01/27/2014 8:28:23 AM PST by TheGipperWasRight
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To: Texas Eagle

Affirmative Action presidencies never go well for the country.


13 posted on 01/27/2014 8:28:30 AM PST by samadams2000 (Someone important make......The Call!)
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To: Texas Eagle

I hope that by then Juan-O’s contact on Fox will have expired and he’ll go back to Progville.


14 posted on 01/27/2014 8:28:51 AM PST by Postman (Flies - specifically those attracted by Z - - 0 - get too litle credit. They know!!)
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To: Texas Eagle

Juan Williams is like a Chihuahua. He runs off at the mouth because he’s intrigued by his own voice.


15 posted on 01/27/2014 8:29:21 AM PST by Howie66 (Molon Labe, Traitors!)
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To: Texas Eagle
"The president all but confirms this sad-eyed portrait when he is quoted as saying that after five years in the White House he feels as helpless as a “relay swimmer in a river full of rapids and that river is history.” Poor Barack."

That's because Obama's policies have been a utter failure. These congresspersons have to run for election again and their constitutents don't want to hear a rehash of ideas which have only made the problems worse. When a horse loses every race pretty soon nobody bets on them anymore.

16 posted on 01/27/2014 8:30:15 AM PST by circlecity
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To: Gaffer

Honestly, I believe that Fox keeps Williams and his ilk around just to show the world what a bunch of Morons the Left is made up of.


17 posted on 01/27/2014 8:31:17 AM PST by Howie66 (Molon Labe, Traitors!)
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To: Texas Eagle

It’s funny to try and imagine BO doing anything masculine!!


18 posted on 01/27/2014 8:31:24 AM PST by albie (ve`)
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To: molson209

I don’t listen to anything he has to say anymore. It’s too hard to give a fair hearing to someone who lies with such ease. Also very hard to pray for too, but God will help me with that.


19 posted on 01/27/2014 8:31:51 AM PST by SaintDismas
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To: Texas Eagle

In the words of Chris Christie, “Bring it on.” :-)


20 posted on 01/27/2014 8:32:31 AM PST by writer33 (Mark Levin Is The Constitutional Engine Of Conservatism)
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To: Texas Eagle
Juan Williams: Time for Obama to punch hard

Translation: Skirt the constitution if you have to.

21 posted on 01/27/2014 8:32:32 AM PST by VRW Conspirator ( 2+2 = V)
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To: Texas Eagle
Juan Williams: Time for Obama to punch hard out.
22 posted on 01/27/2014 8:32:46 AM PST by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us of Obama’s America)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Seriously, Obama, Holder, and Shumer are openly advocating for the IRS to be used as a political weapon,

and Juan is saying he needs to “punch harder”?

Why? Someone “be keepin’ the brother down”?


23 posted on 01/27/2014 8:33:37 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Texas Eagle

I couldn’t agree more.

It’s time to dump the US Constitution.

That antiquated document written to keep rich, white slave owners in power is no longer valid in the good, progressive world in 2014.

There is so much good we could do if weren’t handcuffed by archaic rituals and traditions.

I hardily endorse Juan Williams in his call for burying the US Constitution and beginning to implement a good socialist (yes you idiot rednecks in flyover country, I said socialist) state.

Now shut your racist, hatefilled faces and go pay your taxes. Your hard working government is broke. :)

/sarc(???????????)


24 posted on 01/27/2014 8:34:04 AM PST by Tzimisce
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To: Texas Eagle

Why, oh why, did FOX hire this liberal fool ?? Is it just “showmanship” for their fair-and-balanced moniker ??

There is NOTHING fair-and-balanced about the radical left.


25 posted on 01/27/2014 8:34:14 AM PST by EagleUSA
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To: circlecity
"The president all but confirms this sad-eyed portrait when he is quoted as saying that after five years in the White House he feels as helpless as a “relay swimmer in a river full of rapids and that river is history.” Poor Barack."

Mixed metaphors notwithstanding, Barry is more like the swimmer who never even suits up for the meet but is declared the winner.

And then when anybody has the nerve to point out that he didn't actually compete, they are summarily droned, indicted or otherwise silenced.

26 posted on 01/27/2014 8:34:39 AM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Texas Eagle

Poor Juan Williams, I think he must have been punched Hard in the head years ago. His thinking is affected by the fact that he is an Obama Rumpswab , and it is untreatable.
“ smiling Optimism in the face of adversity is the sign of a weakening Mentality”.
Shame on Fox for keeping him on and giving him a platform.


27 posted on 01/27/2014 8:35:16 AM PST by chatham
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To: GeronL
What planet to these people live on?

I don't see Juan as evil. Just stupid. Very, very stupid.

28 posted on 01/27/2014 8:35:37 AM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: Lou L

“For all their faults and deficiencies, I’ll take the paralysis and obstruction over unfettered Presidential power.”

Really?

It seems to me that Congress has let Obama and his Regime get away with anything that they want to. They have done nothing at all to stem the tide of assaults on our Constitution, our Military, the Rule of Law, or our National Security and Liberty.


29 posted on 01/27/2014 8:35:57 AM PST by Howie66 (Molon Labe, Traitors!)
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To: Texas Eagle

Do it.

Consider it a dare.


30 posted on 01/27/2014 8:38:40 AM PST by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: Texas Eagle

Remember when they told Bush to “fight back” when Nazi Pelosi and the democraps took over in Congress and ‘obstructed’ everything Bush wanted to do?

Me neither...


31 posted on 01/27/2014 8:39:13 AM PST by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period.)
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To: Texas Eagle

These liberals really want to see conservatives dead, no doubt about it.


32 posted on 01/27/2014 8:40:13 AM PST by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: Texas Eagle
F****** TYRANNY-CODDLING JUAN WILLIAMS.

You scumbag. I hope you are one of the first to feel the boot.

33 posted on 01/27/2014 8:42:22 AM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: PATRIOT1876
Punch hard Barry!
34 posted on 01/27/2014 8:43:02 AM PST by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period.)
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To: Texas Eagle

His son is a Conservative, so intelligence obviously skipped a generation.

Pray America is Waking


35 posted on 01/27/2014 8:43:17 AM PST by bray (http://www.braylog.com/id47.html)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

He earns $2 million a year.

He’s professionally stoopid as opposed to being stoopit...


36 posted on 01/27/2014 8:43:52 AM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Texas Eagle

Hasn’t Obama gotten almost everything he wants? Because of his color, he has had no opposition...and any filmaker or Tea Party member is targeted by the IRS or ridiculed on TV. I hope he fails...but he hasn’t. We still have 3 more years of this guy...plenty of time to continue his assault on the constitution.


37 posted on 01/27/2014 8:44:26 AM PST by Blue Turtle
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To: Texas Eagle

Barry is more like the swimmer who never even suits up for the meet but is declared the winner. <<

and awarded the Nobel Prize for his effort...


38 posted on 01/27/2014 8:46:14 AM PST by M-cubed
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To: Vendome

Another one percenter.
Enjoying capitalism and preaching “progressive”


39 posted on 01/27/2014 8:46:44 AM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: Texas Eagle

Juan clearly suffers from Stockholm Syndrome.


40 posted on 01/27/2014 8:47:22 AM PST by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: Texas Eagle

If he punches like he throws, I think we’d be alright.


41 posted on 01/27/2014 8:47:31 AM PST by mykroar (We fight, get beat, rise, and fight again. - Nathanael Greene)
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To: Texas Eagle

if Obama had two white parents instead of the one who bore and raised him, would Williams be such a cheerleader?


42 posted on 01/27/2014 8:50:43 AM PST by hecht (america 9/11, Israel 24/7)
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To: Texas Eagle

Wonder what Juan’s son would say.....he seems to be a conservative guy


43 posted on 01/27/2014 8:53:08 AM PST by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: GeronL

Juan is definitely no asset to Fox News. His presence on some programs often make them embarrassing to the viewer.


44 posted on 01/27/2014 8:54:12 AM PST by 353FMG
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To: Texas Eagle

Wan Williams makes me sick.

The only good thing he ever did was create his conservative son.


45 posted on 01/27/2014 8:55:23 AM PST by ZULU (Magua is sitting in the Oval Office. Ted Cruz/Phil Robertson in 2016.)
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To: 353FMG

Was going to post an image of “Token” from South Park... but the graphic would have been misconstrued.


46 posted on 01/27/2014 8:56:36 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Texas Eagle
"You can keep your health care plan" - Pres. 0bama

"You can keep your doctor" - Pres. 0bama

Maybe if Joe Wilson shouts "You lie!" again, this time people will applaud.

47 posted on 01/27/2014 8:57:16 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: 353FMG

Juan “Cringe” Williams


48 posted on 01/27/2014 9:01:09 AM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Howie66
They have done nothing at all to stem the tide of assaults on our Constitution

I should've included an asterisk in my comment. The GOP is not doing anywhere close to the best job they could; they're providing very few "balances" to Obama's checks, but at least they're not writing new laws that Obama wants.

Again, to say the GOP is doing a good job is relative term, and very relative to the job the White House is doing. The trajectory is still horrible, but at least it's somewhat slower than having Dems in control of the House.

49 posted on 01/27/2014 9:02:13 AM PST by Lou L (Health "insurance" is NOT the same as health "care")
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To: Texas Eagle

Juan Williams is a complete moron.


50 posted on 01/27/2014 9:04:08 AM PST by jospehm20
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