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Will Leftists Admit They Were Wrong about Obama?
FrontPage Magazine ^ | March 10, 2014 | Ronn Torossian

Posted on 03/10/2014 5:23:27 AM PDT by SJackson

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Will Leftists Admit They Were Wrong about Obama?

Posted By Ronn Torossian On March 10, 2014 @ 12:14 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 4 Comments

Those who voted for Obama should look around at the world and America.  From the economy to quality of life, to Obama’s countless foreign policy mistakes, and the fact that there has never been a time when America has been less respected by the world, how can one not regret voting for President Barack Obama?

After more than five years of serving as President, Barack Obama has been a complete and utter failure.  Will liberals ever admit they were wrong? From the economy, which continues to stagger along, to the continuing raising of taxes and big government, when is enough enough? From the continued expansion of welfare, to the failed stimulus package, arrogant Obama has failed miserably. And let’s not even get started on Obamacare, which has caused more uninsured than ever before and is a colossal failure.

And while domestic policies are surely more important than foreign policy, in a dangerous world a secure America matters.

It is laughable to look back to the 2008 Democratic debate at University of Texas in Austin, when Barack Obama said,

The Bush administration has done so much damage to American foreign relations … If we think that meeting with the president is a privilege that has to be earned, that reinforces the sense that we stand above the rest of the world at this point in time. It’s important for us in undoing the damage that has been done over the last seven years, for the president to be willing to take that extra step.

There is not one single country on planet Earth that America has better relations with today than under the previous Administration. From destabilizing allies in the Middle East to being emasculated by President Putin, Obama is a spineless and ineffectual leader. Whatever one thinks of him, under Bush, people at least feared and respected America.

Remember, President Obama spoke at the General Assembly of the United Nations and, addressing Iran and Russia, urged them to wake up, as “we are no longer in a Cold War.” He gave an interview on a national TV outlet and said, “And so you know, this is not the Cold War. This is not a contest between the United States and Russia.” Are you so sure, Mr. President? Not a cold war?

This Administration asked the Russians to “reset” relations (although what was handed to Russia actually said “overcharge” on it) – and relations have indeed been “reset.” The pendulum of power has swung towards Russia. Obama mocked Romney for claiming that Russians are our “no. 1 geopolitical foe” and retorted: “The 1980s are now calling to ask for their foreign policy back.”

Obama also took an “American Apology Tour.” As Mitt Romney wrote in No Apology,

[N]ever before in American history has its president gone before so many foreign audiences to apologize for so many American misdeeds, both real and imagined. It is his ways of signaling that foreign dislike for America is something he understands and that is, at least in part, understandable. There are anti-American fires burning all across the globe; Obama’s words are kindling to them. In his first nine months in office, Obama … issued apologies and criticism of America in speeches in France, England, Turkey, and Cairo.

When one apologizes, one must realize there are consequences. America is in decline, and American leadership isn’t felt in America, or overseas.

Obama said, “You’ve got to be clear, both to our allies and our enemies, about where you stand and what you mean.” Unfortunately, they are very clear.  Our allies don’t trust us, and our enemies know we are full of hot air.  Welcome to Obama’s America. America voted for Obama, as he promised change. From the economy to foreign policy, healthcare to social security, can anyone possibly claim that this Administration has succeeded? 

Regardless of where one stands on the political map, it is time to say that choosing Obama was terrible for the American people.  



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1 posted on 03/10/2014 5:23:27 AM PDT by SJackson
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To: SJackson

No.


2 posted on 03/10/2014 5:25:01 AM PDT by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: SJackson

They blame Republicans, and Obama tells them to.


3 posted on 03/10/2014 5:28:02 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : 'You can keep your doctor if you want. I never tell a lie ')
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To: SJackson

Obama could shoot most liberal’s grandma in the face, and they would lament the fact that Republican policies made such a shooting unavoidable.


4 posted on 03/10/2014 5:29:30 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: SJackson
Will Leftists Admit They Were Wrong about Obama?

Anyone who would answer yes to this would also believe one can pick up a turd by the clean end. Liberals will do what liberals do; blame the failures on someone else. Would not surprise me if we wake up some morning and the NYT Editorial pages are blaming Obama's failures on Republican opposition to climate change legislation.

5 posted on 03/10/2014 5:31:01 AM PDT by IamConservative (Damn that groundhog!)
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To: SJackson

Yes but he is a clean, articulate negro with a real nice smile!!


6 posted on 03/10/2014 5:31:18 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: SJackson

Liberals never admit the failures of their beliefs for a couple of reasons. Most are liberals in order to have some sense of moral or intellectual superiority over others.

The most compelling reason, though, is that they have their innate sense of salvation wrapped up in their belief in their own “goodness” for believing and supporting these myths.


7 posted on 03/10/2014 5:31:27 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: WayneS

LOL- funniest headline I have seen in a long time

I have 2 rabid anti American liberal Demonrats in my
Family- reject O’bummer ?- Never

Reject God?- always
denigrate Christian values - Always
Vote 100% for either the Demon party, or if there is a stronger COMMUNIST- always

It is pretty simple:
A. They reject God
B. They Curse the Savior, Jesus
C. They hate themselves, AND their Family

They welcome evil at every turn-

That includes O’bummer


8 posted on 03/10/2014 5:33:06 AM PDT by mj1234
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To: SJackson

Their heads are so far up Bomo’s rear they will never see the light.


9 posted on 03/10/2014 5:33:53 AM PDT by bikerman (Obama! if his lips are moving he's lying.)
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To: Joe Boucher

Except for the articulate part. Obama’s probably the only below average intelligence President.


10 posted on 03/10/2014 5:34:01 AM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: SJackson
"Bravery resides in the heart of Barack Obama, and time and time again I witnessed him summon it. This man has courage in his soul, compassion in his heart and a spine of steel."

Joe Biden at the 2012 democrat convention.

11 posted on 03/10/2014 5:34:21 AM PDT by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: SJackson

bush’s fault


12 posted on 03/10/2014 5:35:56 AM PDT by Crim (Palin / West '16)
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To: SJackson

Sure...and in the next breath they’ll tell you how much they support Hillary Clinton.


13 posted on 03/10/2014 5:36:33 AM PDT by mac_truck ( Aide toi et dieu t aidera)
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To: SJackson

Obamian kum-ba-yah diplomacy only works when the opponent is equally stoned.


14 posted on 03/10/2014 5:37:26 AM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: MrB
Most are liberals in order to have some sense of moral or intellectual superiority over others.

Might I suggest a slight correction/clarification?

Most are liberals in order to have some sense of moral or intellectual superiority over others, without actually having to do perform the hard intellectual and spiritual work necessary to BE a person of moral or intellectual excellence.

15 posted on 03/10/2014 5:39:11 AM PDT by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: WayneS

Yes, they’re lazy.

I call it “advocacy-based righteousness”.
All they have to do to “be a good person” is advocate for policies that “help people”.

This is even one more step removed from the “works-based righteousness” of most other world religions.


16 posted on 03/10/2014 5:41:11 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: SJackson
No. The simple minded leftist are expecting Obama to fulfill his promise to punish the rich. This is what one of the stuck on stupid I know, had to say over this past weekend. The narcissist mind never admits they were ever wrong.
17 posted on 03/10/2014 5:42:14 AM PDT by Just mythoughts (Jesus said Luke 17:32 Remember Lot's wife.)
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To: SJackson

Liberals have a cultist adoration of their idols, and will not give them up easily...too much group thinking going on with the progressives. The only real criticism I’ve ever see is that Obama isn’t far enough to the left.


18 posted on 03/10/2014 5:47:31 AM PDT by corlorde (forWARD of the state)
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To: SJackson

Amazingly, I have a relative who thinks Obama is doing a good job...when pointing out his many failures, he thinks it is because I am out of mind....


19 posted on 03/10/2014 5:48:10 AM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: freedomfiter2

Oh come on, obummer deserves some RSPECT!

Ha haa!


20 posted on 03/10/2014 5:48:22 AM PDT by 9422WMR (: " Tolerance is the virtue of a man who has no convictions".)
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To: SJackson

I have never seen as many panhandlers around in my life, as I have seen in the last five years.


21 posted on 03/10/2014 5:57:43 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: SJackson

.!


22 posted on 03/10/2014 6:05:46 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: SJackson

No, that would not be politically correct. That would be seen as racist.
And liberals will watch their entire families be killed before they would say anything that wasn’t politically correct.


23 posted on 03/10/2014 6:07:38 AM PDT by envisio (Its on like Donkey Kong!)
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To: freedomfiter2

“”””Obama’s probably the only below average intelligence President.”””””

Thats what an Affirmative Action free ride through lawschool will get you.


24 posted on 03/10/2014 6:10:57 AM PDT by envisio (Its on like Donkey Kong!)
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To: SJackson
Will Leftists Admit They Were Wrong about Obama?

Who thinks they were wrong about Obama? I don't.

He's done the work they sent him to do, and done it well.

25 posted on 03/10/2014 6:14:35 AM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: corlorde
“The only real criticism I’ve ever see is that Obama isn’t far enough to the left.”

The nuts over in the DUck pen are calling Owebama a fascist and blaming him for protests in Ven.

I'm serious. They say it's a CIA Fascist plot to keep a Socialist country from succeeding and proving they are right, and Owebama is behind it!

Some are even calling him a Fascist for sticking his nose into issues in the Ukraine, because Russia has a right to get their land back. They favor Communists and Socialists over America and Owebama, he's rightwing to them!

26 posted on 03/10/2014 6:26:50 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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To: SJackson

When failure of America IS their goal, why would they? Fundamental transformation is what they want. Full on socialism is what they want. Barry has done a great deal of good for them.


27 posted on 03/10/2014 6:29:23 AM PDT by vpintheak (I will not comply!)
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To: MrB

——Most are liberals in order to have some sense of moral or intellectual superiority over others.——

Spot on...I might add they think they do...


28 posted on 03/10/2014 6:29:43 AM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: SJackson
Will Leftists Admit They Were Wrong about Obama?

Only if it becomes a democrat talking point, then they'll regurgitate it adnaseum.

29 posted on 03/10/2014 6:31:27 AM PDT by MulberryDraw (Repeal it.)
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To: SJackson

Most American voters had some kind of a US Government class. They all heard the noble ideals about Democracy and a Republic. But they vote to put money in their own pockets, and they know that money is taken from a fellow American.


30 posted on 03/10/2014 6:34:32 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: SJackson

When dumBO can no longer issue pardons, he will have no friends.


31 posted on 03/10/2014 6:35:35 AM PDT by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: WayneS
Most are liberals in order to have some sense
of moral or intellectual superiority over others,
without actually having to do perform the
hard intellectual and spiritual work necessary
to BE a person of moral or intellectual excellence.

They are trapped within the “Hall of Mirrors”
Reflecting their delusions back on themselves
without the hard work it requires
to “See Outside of the Box”

http://taoism.about.com/od/meditation/a/Fun_With_Mirrors_2.htm

So .... It can be a fun thought-experiment to play with simply assuming that every thing that you hear, see, feel, taste and touch (i.e. the “external world”) is a reflection in the mirror of your mind — and notice what effect this has on your experience of your self/world.

32 posted on 03/10/2014 6:41:19 AM PDT by HangnJudge
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To: SJackson
Will Leftists Admit They Were Wrong about Obama?

Have Leftists EVER Admitted They Were Wrong about ANYTHING??


33 posted on 03/10/2014 6:49:50 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: SJackson

Never. Some jerk near me still has a “Hope” sign in his window from 2008.


34 posted on 03/10/2014 6:55:13 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: SJackson

No. Next question?


35 posted on 03/10/2014 7:01:07 AM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (The Left: speaking power to truth since Shevirat HaKelim.)
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To: SJackson

One only has to look at California, Illinois, NY and then look at Wisconsin to see that they will never admit their policies don’t work and they pick horrible leaders when they have their way.


36 posted on 03/10/2014 7:04:28 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: SJackson

Absolutely not. The usual MO is

1) Pretend the “solution” is working.
2) When the crush of evidence makes further denials impossible, minimize the failure.
3) When catastrophic failures belie the minimization, blame the failures on the Republicans, particularly George Bush.
4) Not ones to let a crisis go to waste, propose a “fix” to the disaster that involves doing more of the same but costing even more money.
5) Blame Republicans for obstructing “progress” when they try to fight the newest proposal.
6) Repeat ad nauseum.


37 posted on 03/10/2014 8:28:48 AM PDT by IronJack
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To: SJackson

It would be nice and refreshing for a change but I doubt it will ever happend. thank you.


38 posted on 03/10/2014 10:22:33 AM PDT by Jean2
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To: IronJack
1) Pretend the “solution” is working.
2) When the crush of evidence makes further denials impossible, minimize the failure.
3) When catastrophic failures belie the minimization, blame the failures on the Republicans, particularly George Bush.
4) Not ones to let a crisis go to waste, propose a “fix” to the disaster that involves doing more of the same but costing even more money.
5) Blame Republicans for obstructing “progress” when they try to fight the newest proposal.
6) Repeat ad nauseum.
 
 
But; it seems to be working for MORMONism...
 
 
1) Pretend FAIRLDS knows what it's talking about.
2) When the crush of evidence makes further denials impossible, minimize the failure.
3) When catastrophic failures belie the minimization, blame the failures on the Christians, particularly Catholics.
4) Not ones to let a crisis go to waste, propose a “fix” to the disaster that involves doing more of the same but creating even MORE 'scripture'.
5) Blame Protestants for obstructing “progress” when they try to push their latest spin on heresy.
6) Repeat ad nauseum.

39 posted on 03/10/2014 10:30:26 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: Elsie

I’m not sure how you twisted my critique of liberalism into an anti-Mormon polemic, but I’d suggest that if you have a fight with Mormons, you take it to another thread.


40 posted on 03/10/2014 11:18:25 AM PDT by IronJack
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To: IronJack

You are right. I was commenting on another thread and it crossed over to here.

Sorry...


41 posted on 03/10/2014 11:20:13 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: dead

They apply the same test to Obama that they did to the Soviet rulers: that the bad things they did was owing to the opposition of the enemies of socialism.


42 posted on 03/10/2014 4:19:39 PM PDT by RobbyS (quotes)
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To: SJackson
[Article] After more than five years of serving as President, Barack Obama has been a complete and utter failure.

The writer commits the folly of assuming he knows what Obama's policy objectives were, in the face of evidence that Obama did not want to follow in the footsteps of his predecessors in foreign, defense, and economic policy.

This, in the face of indicators such as his reading, during the first campaign, about a "post-American" world, in a book written by a Middle Easterner. In the face of his very left-wing education and upbringing, with one of the biggest Communists in the United States as his mentor and tutor from a young age.

No, the security and happiness of the People of the United States have not been on Obama's list. But people are incredibly slow on the uptake.

43 posted on 03/10/2014 5:56:13 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: SJackson

All those that voted for Obama wear a coat of shame.


44 posted on 03/10/2014 5:58:21 PM PDT by Eye of Unk
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To: SJackson
there has never been a time when America has been less respected by the world,

The left is clearly down with that.

45 posted on 03/11/2014 1:14:13 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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