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Barack Obama for president (Flasback)
Los Angeles Times ^ | October 19, 2008 | Editorial Board

Posted on 05/04/2014 3:56:24 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

It is inherent in the American character to aspire to greatness, so it can be disorienting when the nation stumbles or loses confidence in bedrock principles or institutions. That's where the United States is as it prepares to select a new president: We have seen the government take a stake in venerable private financial houses; we have witnessed eight years of executive branch power grabs and erosion of civil liberties; we are still recovering from a murderous attack by terrorists on our own soil and still struggling with how best to prevent a recurrence.

We need a leader who demonstrates thoughtful calm and grace under pressure, one not prone to volatile gesture or capricious pronouncement.

The Times without hesitation endorses Barack Obama for president.

(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...


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1 posted on 05/04/2014 3:56:24 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The word ‘grace’ does not come to mind when describing narcissists.


2 posted on 05/04/2014 3:58:01 PM PDT by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“The Times without hesitation endorses Barack Obama for president.”

If things were just, the above endorcement would cause The Times to be another entity charged as a co conspirator in the userption of lawful government in the US.


3 posted on 05/04/2014 4:01:57 PM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
As a constitutional scholar, he has articulated a respect for the rule of law and the limited power of the executive that make him the best hope of restoring balance and process to the Justice Department.

So much to choose from but this one stood out. What a bunch of fools - although I'm sure they wouldn't ever admit it.

4 posted on 05/04/2014 4:05:12 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
We need a leader who demonstrates thoughtful calm and grace under pressure, one not prone to volatile gesture or capricious pronouncement.

This is a job for... wait for it... Commieman!


5 posted on 05/04/2014 4:06:16 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The painful part is that Baraq and Moose are going to be like the Clintons, they’ll be on the front page of all media forms forever.

After Granny Hillary’s 8 year reign is up in 2025, you’ll see Malaria Obama-Shabazz crank out a grandchild for MooseChelle’s run for the White House.


6 posted on 05/04/2014 4:06:38 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Everyone who thinks the NYT editorial board should be shot for treason,raise your hand.


7 posted on 05/04/2014 4:12:02 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Farmer Dean

Drawn and quartered is what they deserve.


8 posted on 05/04/2014 4:16:33 PM PDT by A message
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To: Farmer Dean

And the LA Times too,of course.

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9 posted on 05/04/2014 4:19:37 PM PDT by Mears
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To: nascarnation

I don’t think Michelle has any interest in a similar path as Hillary. She detests all this stuff. She’ll ride the celebrity train for what will seem like eternity, though. We’ll never get rid of her.


10 posted on 05/04/2014 4:21:58 PM PDT by ilgipper
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To: Mears

There’s a not-so-short list of co-conspirators in this.


11 posted on 05/04/2014 4:23:03 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: ilgipper

You may be right.

At the very least we’ll get to “enjoy” her on “The View”, Blowprah, MSNBC, etc.


12 posted on 05/04/2014 4:23:22 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Remember the LA Times has now officially stopped printing letters from “deniers”, effectively crossing 100% into advocacy and no longer even faking being journalists. I’d say they have been that way toward Democrats for even much longer time, so whether it’s the LA Times or the NY Times, having them endorse anyone but the Democrat is as likely as the DNC doing the same.


13 posted on 05/04/2014 4:26:22 PM PDT by winner3000
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
We need a leader who demonstrates thoughtful calm and grace under pressure,

one not prone to volatile gesture or capricious pronouncement.

14 posted on 05/04/2014 4:32:36 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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15 posted on 05/04/2014 4:40:02 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
"We need a leader who demonstrates thoughtful calm and grace under pressure, one not prone to volatile gesture or capricious pronouncement."

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!

Oh shit.. they were serious?
16 posted on 05/04/2014 4:40:03 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

This is one of those deals where you just don’t know where to start.

Maybe Fox News should get the Editor-in-Chief of the L.A. Times on, read this editorial to him and say, “Well, were you right, or were you wrong? Explain.”


17 posted on 05/04/2014 4:49:26 PM PDT by Walrus (I love the America that used to be ---I hate the America that now IS!)
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To: Walrus

No.

To a significant percentage of voting-age, everything in this article is still true to them.

This republic can survive anything except a populace that would elect someone like Obama.


18 posted on 05/04/2014 5:10:59 PM PDT by bakeneko
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To: BenLurkin

Well played!


19 posted on 05/04/2014 5:14:04 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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20 posted on 05/04/2014 5:15:59 PM PDT by Dallas59 ("Remember me as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I, As I am now, so you will be")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Frankly, I’d settle for clean and articulate.


21 posted on 05/04/2014 5:43:44 PM PDT by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

At this point it seems a lot to ask but maybe next time we can get a Pro-American President.


22 posted on 05/04/2014 6:24:59 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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