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Obama: I Need New Yorkers to Move West and Vote Democrat
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Posted on 05/15/2014 8:33:43 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Obama: I Need New Yorkers to Move West and Vote Democrat

by Charlie Spiering 15 May 2014, 7:41 AM PDT President Obama joked during a New York fundraiser that he needed the attendees to move west to increase his support.

During his speech, Obama told a story about a woman who asked how she could help him, and he joked that she should move to North Dakota.

“If I could just get about a million excess votes in Brooklyn out to Nebraska, Wyoming, we’d be doing okay,” Obama said as the crowd laughed. “I don't need 80 percent of the vote here.”

Obama complained about “structural disadvantages” with the political system, pointing out that although Republican ideas did not have support from the majority of Americans, the political system kept Democratic majorities out of reach.

“We have a congenital disease, which is: during midterms our voters don't show up. That's what it comes down to,” he said. “That and population distribution and gerrymandering.”

Obama said he had been stymied in trying to enact his agenda because "Washington doesn't work."

Obama said:

The challenge we've got is very simple: Washington doesn’t work. It's not as if we've got no good ideas on policy. We've got tons of them. I've got a drawer full of things that we know would create jobs, help our middle class, boost incomes, make us more competitive. But we have a party on the other side that has been captured by an ideology that says no to everything because they cling to a rigid theory that the only way to grow the economy is for government to be dismantled and let the market sort things out, and folks at the top doing very well will somehow automatically trickle down to everybody else.

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Saddle up your horsy!
1 posted on 05/15/2014 8:33:43 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

another scripted marxist moment. pathetic.


2 posted on 05/15/2014 8:34:49 AM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Why don’t you just invent them Obama, like you do in Ohio, Florida, N.C, Va, Wisc...?


3 posted on 05/15/2014 8:35:27 AM PDT by Luke21
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To: Sub-Driver

Sounds to me like he is already starting to whine the excuses, six months before the fact.


4 posted on 05/15/2014 8:35:31 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Sub-Driver

Keep going west till you get just past California.


5 posted on 05/15/2014 8:35:41 AM PDT by kempster
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To: Sub-Driver

That’s what happened here, the libs fled West from their their self made craphole in Baltimore to here and brought their crap with them, voting Dem,.


6 posted on 05/15/2014 8:36:05 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : 'I never said that you can keep your doctor . Republicans lie about me ')
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To: Sub-Driver

“I Like My Guns Like Obongo Likes His Voters;UnDocumented”!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


7 posted on 05/15/2014 8:36:28 AM PDT by bandleader
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To: Sub-Driver

“President Obama joked during a New York fundraiser that he needed the attendees to move west to increase his support.”

Inside of every “joke” there is a certain amount of truth.


8 posted on 05/15/2014 8:36:37 AM PDT by V_TWIN
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To: Sub-Driver

He forgot the most important part of that sentence: “Because the Westerners are onto me and won’t buy my horse puckie.’


9 posted on 05/15/2014 8:38:08 AM PDT by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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To: Sub-Driver

Don’t stop until they reach Crimea.


10 posted on 05/15/2014 8:38:21 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Sub-Driver

They can just invent votes, like they do everywhere else.


11 posted on 05/15/2014 8:38:35 AM PDT by PistolPaknMama
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To: Sub-Driver

“I. . . .” ???????????????


12 posted on 05/15/2014 8:38:39 AM PDT by RatRipper (The political left are utterly evil and corrupt)
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To: Sub-Driver

Bathhouse Barry’s idea may really be working. I know an abortion clinic owner in Texas who moved to New Mexico because she didn’t like the political atmosphere in Texas. Yeah, she moved to Santa Fe.


13 posted on 05/15/2014 8:38:53 AM PDT by Slyfox (When progressives ignore moral parameters, they also lose the natural gift of common sense.)
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To: V_TWIN

Keep the damn liberals in NY and wherever they are so we can keep a better eye on them. We DO NOT need those kind in the west or anywhere else.

I can’t wait for odumbo to be “gone”, permanently!


14 posted on 05/15/2014 8:39:01 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Sub-Driver

“It’s not as if we’ve got no good ideas on policy. We’ve got tons of them. I’ve got a drawer full of things that we know would create jobs, help our middle class, boost incomes, make us more competitive.”

He’s got a genie bag full of grand ideas like cap and trade and smart meters to go on top of past liberal ideas such as low flow toilets and protecting lizards on public lands. All imposed by a fascist government straight out of Orwell....where the bleep is Rod Serling?


15 posted on 05/15/2014 8:39:49 AM PDT by Luke21
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To: V_TWIN

Inside every “joke” there is a certain amount of egomania in this case.


16 posted on 05/15/2014 8:39:59 AM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: Sub-Driver

In NC we have the once charming little town of Cary - suburb of Raleigh. Now it’s growing like a weed….and its the
Containment
Area fo
Relocated
Yankees.

Problem is, their vote pollutes the whole state.


17 posted on 05/15/2014 8:40:44 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: Sub-Driver
“I Need New Yorkers to Move West and Vote Democrat”

Hmmm... if you can't succeed by following the rules... monkey with the rules.

This is a statement by “O” which tells you all you need to know about how he ‘thinks’.

It is idiotic, crude and blunt... but, there you have it!

18 posted on 05/15/2014 8:41:31 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: Sub-Driver

They won’t like it out here. We shoot bandits or hang ‘em high. The others we tar and feather. We know sh&*t from Shinola. We don’t much cotton to being told how to live our lives by Easterners. There’s b’ars out here and you need guns to shoot ‘em. Not a fitten’ place for pansy city-folks.


19 posted on 05/15/2014 8:41:43 AM PDT by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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To: V_TWIN

So, if during midterms, his voters don’t show up, whose fault is that?

As far as gerrymandering, I disregard such comments, because Democrats gerrymander when they are in control of redistricting.

Regarding Republicans being the minority, how does he arrive at such a conclusion? There are more Republicans than Democrats in the House of Representatives. Republicans control many more state legislatures and governorships than do Democrats.

Regarding population distribution, could it be that Democrats and people like Obama, just haven’t made the case to people in many parts of the country? Big cities tend to vote heavily Democrat, and suburbs of big cities tend to be split between the parties. Small town and rural America tends to vote heavily Republican. Whose fault is it, if Obama hasn’t persuaded big numbers of small town and rural voters to vote Democrat??????


20 posted on 05/15/2014 8:41:56 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Sub-Driver

The white house clown can save the effort. There are moron governors out there with functioning economies actively recrruiting liberals in New York and California to move to their states. Because you really want people moving to your state who have fouled their own nests.


21 posted on 05/15/2014 8:42:05 AM PDT by Orangedog (An optimist is someone who tells you to 'cheer up' when things are going his way)
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To: Sub-Driver

To me this is proof enough that there is a master plan.
Open the borders in CA to illegals and H1B...
CA residents ready to retire sell their homes and move to cheaper places east...
Former CA residents transform new locations into mini-CA...
30 years from now, the USA looks just like CA

This is clearly been happening in OR, AZ, NV and CO for 20 years.


22 posted on 05/15/2014 8:42:30 AM PDT by Zathras
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To: bandleader

Lol!


23 posted on 05/15/2014 8:42:40 AM PDT by tophat9000 (An Eye for an Eye, a Word for a Word...nothing more.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Never happen because the effete lib NYers suffer from flyover anxiety - the fear that if they venture into the hinterlands they'll be caught up in a Straw Dogs or Deliverance scenario.

Maybe it's not so unreasonable...

24 posted on 05/15/2014 8:43:34 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: Sub-Driver

Why? He has his 2 for 1 voting machines and cemeteries.


25 posted on 05/15/2014 8:44:36 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Sub-Driver

Unfortunately for Obuttboy, the New Yorkers and other folks from the northeast who are moving out West tend to be Conservatives who have had it with Socialism. They are moving West to escape statism and find like-minded patriots.


26 posted on 05/15/2014 8:46:04 AM PDT by Dr. Thorne ("How long, O Lord, holy and true?" - Rev. 6:10)
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To: Sub-Driver

Relocation camps. It is what big government leftist all dream about.


27 posted on 05/15/2014 8:46:58 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty or Big Government - you can't have both.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Actually, the reverse is also true: imagine if the interior of California or the Illinois population outside of Chicago emigrated to Delaware, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Vermont....we would see a much more Republican New England.

Or, if they moved to so-called PURPLE states to tip the balance.


28 posted on 05/15/2014 8:47:52 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Here in Arizona, I live in an overwhelmingly Republican town. It and the other heavily Republican, military, (and Mormon) dominated area of the state were fed to the Democratic wolves by a Republican legislature.

It’s absolutely criminal, a district of patriots in Yuma overwhelmed by minorities from Tucson on the other side of the state, and represented by Mo Udall, Ed Pastor, and now Raul Grijalva. The district and my own was approved by Republicans deliberately and decisively limiting their own power.


29 posted on 05/15/2014 8:48:25 AM PDT by Luke21
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To: Sub-Driver

During the Soviet era, millions of Russians were deliberately resettled in the other republics (the Baltics, Kazakhstan and Ukraine in particular) to reduce the political strength of the local populations and the threat their nationalist inclinations presented.

Perhaps Obama is thinking of a similar plan.


30 posted on 05/15/2014 8:48:33 AM PDT by Loyalist (Now available in organic fair trade gluten-free probiotic industrial strength!)
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To: Sub-Driver

He smirks when he says it but he is NOT joking.


31 posted on 05/15/2014 8:49:00 AM PDT by Para-Ord.45 (Americans, happy in tutelage by the reflection that they have chosen their own dictators.)
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To: sickoflibs; All

The Anti-Children, Free Stuff Greedy Voters.

Your Family Dynasty list
Is well intended,
Of that I’m very sure.
What is lacking are the reasons
That these family jobs endure.

We-who vote them in,
Must have our reasons?
We-who re-elect them,
Must have reasons too?

What the reasons are
It is obvious to know:
We all like to LIVE LARGE,
As we pursue what is good and free,
“Charge everything to our kids:
charge, Charge, CHARGE!”

“Politicians will be politicians,
Just as boys will be boys.”
Is what we laugh and say,
By those who hate their kids
And vote to make them pay, Pay, PAY!

“No!” You say, “NO!
You’re not talking about ME!
I LOVE my kids!” is your reply - - -
But who will be stuck
To pay your greedy free stuff bills,
When you die, Die, DIE?

__________

In 2014 it is time, - - - time for a change.


32 posted on 05/15/2014 8:49:22 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Sub-Driver
"Obama: I Need New Yorkers to Move West and Vote Democrat..."

.... So ... It's all about what Obama needs eh? ... Guess in his narcissistic mind that's supposed to be the same thing as what America needs? Oh ... I get it .... "I and America ... are One, and all others are zeros"

33 posted on 05/15/2014 8:49:49 AM PDT by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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To: Sub-Driver

I wish he would move west - west to Red China where he belongs. And take the liberal New Yorkers all with him.


34 posted on 05/15/2014 8:50:21 AM PDT by ZULU (https://www.facebook.com/freejustina)
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To: Sub-Driver

He’s not joking. Unfortunately for him/dims, it’s too late to affect 2014.


35 posted on 05/15/2014 8:50:26 AM PDT by Heart of Georgia
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To: Sub-Driver

In other words, spread the infection.


36 posted on 05/15/2014 8:50:49 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I thought that’s what the illegal aliens were for. Why do we need New Yawkers out here. We don’t have a lot of sidewalks.


37 posted on 05/15/2014 8:51:10 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Funny..he telling you the reason dem also want illegals in..flood non dem areas with excess dem voters from other areas..
so why would a dem voter want to leave a dem controlled area..then have there majority there they have there policy there it should be the paradise they say it creates.

You ever notice how the foot traffice flows..we run from there socialist paradise. But they also run from their socialist paradise...


38 posted on 05/15/2014 8:52:42 AM PDT by tophat9000 (An Eye for an Eye, a Word for a Word...nothing more.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Just looking at the headlines, and considering the day’s stories - foreign policy, economy, takeover of health care- the campaign, the 2014 and ever looming 2016, that is, the race seems to be between BO and Cruz.

How strange.


39 posted on 05/15/2014 8:52:43 AM PDT by stanne
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To: Loyalist

Putin has probably suggested it to him during their private chats.


40 posted on 05/15/2014 8:55:28 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty or Big Government - you can't have both.)
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To: Sub-Driver; All
“It’s not as if we’ve got no good ideas on policy. We’ve got tons of them. I’ve got a drawer full of things that we know would create jobs, help our middle class, boost incomes, make us more competitive.” Hey Barry Bonehead, is that kind of like the Trillion Dollars that you took for "Shovel Ready" jobs?

Where the H#LL is that money?
41 posted on 05/15/2014 8:55:58 AM PDT by rhubarbk (It's official, I'm suffering from Obama fatigue!)
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To: Sub-Driver

That’s what happens when you intentionally put all your voters in the population centers. You can win presidential elections and senate seats (state-wide races) but congressional districts and local legislative seats are filled with republicans.

They absolutely loved it when they controlled the country after the censuses of 1940, 1950, 1960, 1970 and even 1980. But after the 1990 census, the 2000 census, and the 2010 census, power shifted significantly, as reflected in the various legislatures across the country.


42 posted on 05/15/2014 8:59:19 AM PDT by cotton1706 (ThisRepublic.net)
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To: Sub-Driver

I know it’s not healthy but I really hate this piece of poop. I’m starting to really hate those who voted and still support him.


43 posted on 05/15/2014 9:00:07 AM PDT by Lucky2 (Impeach the bastard!)
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To: Sub-Driver
New Yorkers are a bigger danger to national health than Anopheles mosquitoes.
44 posted on 05/15/2014 9:01:38 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Loyalist
Perhaps Obama is thinking of a similar plan.

Yep.

To me, it sounded like he was joking......but not really. And a forced move would be exactly how his tiny little mind thinks.

45 posted on 05/15/2014 9:03:09 AM PDT by wbill
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To: Sub-Driver

Oh, I’d love to see those limousine liberals in North Dakota. They’d buy up all the oceanfront property there.


46 posted on 05/15/2014 9:03:31 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: SMARTY; Sub-Driver
SMARTY:" Hmmm... if you can't succeed by following the rules... monkey with the rules.
This is a statement by “O” which tells you all you need to know about how he ‘thinks’."

Anyone notice that most of the Demorat States are pushing for Presidential election by "popular vote",
rather than by the Electoral College ?
They must be getting ready to offer more 'freebies' for elections , and not have to resort to regional distribution state-by-state.
That's all we need: more distribution of entitlements , and less responsibility and accountability .

47 posted on 05/15/2014 9:07:41 AM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Political Correctness is Tyranny .. with manners ! Charlton Heston)
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To: Sub-Driver

Obama doesn’t understand you catch more flies with honey than vinegar.

If you didn’t insult Republicans everytime you open your mouth, they might be more reluctant to work with you.

But when you go around calling people, rigid, ignorant, and the party of NO, they are not in the mood to work with you.


48 posted on 05/15/2014 9:10:12 AM PDT by skinndogNN
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To: Sub-Driver

Translation: Voting machines are all rigged in New York, so we need more democrats in the red states because we haven’t been able to rig corrupt elections there yet...


49 posted on 05/15/2014 9:13:07 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Sub-Driver

And we need to divide electoral votes by congressional district, no more winner take all states.


50 posted on 05/15/2014 9:15:41 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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