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Obama is driving the country to ruin
NY Post ^ | June 7, 2014 | Michael Goodwin

Posted on 06/09/2014 8:14:52 AM PDT by dvan

If you think of the United States of America as a store, its recent decisions and scandals resemble a sale, perhaps a fire sale. Or maybe even a “Going Out of Business” sale.

The list of dramatic markdowns is breathtaking. They include trading away five murderous terrorists for a likely Army deserter, an open invitation to tens of thousands of illegal immigrants to cross the Mexican border, and a decision to recognize the terrorist group Hamas as part of the Palestinian government.

On the home front, environmental regulations will cost thousands of coal miners their jobs and drive up the cost of electricity for millions. The ObamaCare mess is hardly resolved, and the Veterans Affairs scandal keeps getting worse. The acting agency head reported the deaths of 18 more vets who were kept off the official waiting list in Phoenix.

Ticking quietly in the background is the mother of all threats — an Iranian nuclear bomb. That ticking grew louder last week as the ayatollah mocked our nation by standing in front of a banner that proclaimed, “America cannot do a damn thing.”

Technically, he’s wrong. It’s not that we cannot stop the mad mullahs’ march. It’s that President Obama has taken the military option off the table, and without it, Iran has nothing to fear. Ours was a choice.

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


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: duplicate; government; impeachment; obama

1 posted on 06/09/2014 8:14:52 AM PDT by dvan
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To: dvan

The sun rose in the east.

Water is wet.


2 posted on 06/09/2014 8:16:36 AM PDT by RinaseaofDs (.)
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To: dvan

“Driving”?


3 posted on 06/09/2014 8:16:36 AM PDT by tgusa (gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger .......)
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To: dvan

The Obama era shows us what happens, when you elect someone who is very very liberal. When you elect someone who is an acoloyte of Saul Alinsky to be president. When you elect someone who is so beholden to liberal ideology, regardless of the real world consequences of his/her policies.

I sure hope the next president is not another liberal acolyte of Saul Alinsky.


4 posted on 06/09/2014 8:18:12 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (et o)
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To: dvan

Near Future , Where are you from , I’m an American citizen , LOL fool everyone has one of those


5 posted on 06/09/2014 8:18:19 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: dvan

Well, duh.


6 posted on 06/09/2014 8:20:20 AM PDT by Dr. Thorne ("How long, O Lord, holy and true?" - Rev. 6:10)
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To: dvan

I hear Truman defeated Dewey.


7 posted on 06/09/2014 8:20:57 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: dvan

There should be some recourse in the law, against this misfeasance and malfeasance of office. Impeachment, and removal from office are politically impossible at this time, no matter how harsh the Articles of Impeachment would necessarily be.

But applying the provisions of the RICO act, and treating the Current Regime as a vast crime syndicate, may be a useful course on which to proceed. Since we could not use the Department of Justice, itself hopelessly corrupted, a Special Prosecutor would have to be relied upon.


8 posted on 06/09/2014 8:23:12 AM PDT by alloysteel (Selective and willful ignorance spells doom, to both victim and perpetrator - mostly the perp.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Its what happens when you elect someone who hates you.


9 posted on 06/09/2014 8:23:17 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Dilbert San Diego

The next president will be Hillary Clinton. I don’t really know why anyone is still thinking it might be anyone else. But I agree, it matter when the president is someone who likes America a little, even if they are self-serving.


10 posted on 06/09/2014 8:25:09 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: skeeter

and it has started with Hillary , everyone should just save time and money and declare Hillary President


11 posted on 06/09/2014 8:25:39 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: demshateGod

Maybe Hillary’s 6-figure speaking fees will make her “like” America enough not to continue ruining it.


12 posted on 06/09/2014 8:28:43 AM PDT by BlueStateRightist (Government is best which governs least.)
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To: dvan

Doesn’t the author means “has driven”?


13 posted on 06/09/2014 8:34:13 AM PDT by mylife (The roar of the masses could be farts)
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To: dvan

“Obama is driving the country to ruin”

Just figuring that out, are you?


14 posted on 06/09/2014 8:38:41 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: dvan

From the beginning this fool has been put in power to destroy America and he is getting away with it..

If you have followed Barack Hussein Obama’s meteoric rise to power, you’ve noticed that anyone asking questions about his background typically finds him or herself on the receiving end of the Alinsky Attack Machine. Any criticism of Obama is permanently branded RAAACIST! Anyone who inquires about the many mysteries surrounding his “missing years” or his activities while in college and in his early days in Chicago is called every name in the book in the efforts to discredit that questioner.

This means Obama is never asked about the men he sleeps with…

He’s never questioned about his ongoing drug use…

He doesn’t have to worry about being asked whether he’s sober during national crises…

He never has to account for his whereabouts when disasters strike and America expects its president to be fully aware, present, and in charge.

http://hillbuzz.org/is-barack-obama-gay


15 posted on 06/09/2014 8:42:35 AM PDT by PLD
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To: Dilbert San Diego

“I sure hope the next president is not another liberal acolyte of Saul Alinsky.”

I hope the next Pres is not a marxist, murderer, homosexual, muslim, non-citizen who hates us.


16 posted on 06/09/2014 8:49:45 AM PDT by charlie72
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To: tgusa
“Driving”?

Yeah, he's arrived, and even unloaded the truck.
17 posted on 06/09/2014 8:51:00 AM PDT by Old Yeller (Anything is possible, if you don't know what you're talking about.)
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To: dvan

Obama has told us what he wants to do by declaring himself to be a “citizen of the world”.

When looked at from the perspective of an American president trying to defend the constitution and do what’s best for America as a sovereign nation much of what Obama has done makes no sense; the Taliban release, the Keystone Pipeline, deferring to Iran on nukes, the dismantling of our military and on and on.

However, look at all these things from the perspective of someone trying to usher in an era of global government under the U.N., where the United States would have to be a weakened subservient client state. Every thing Obama has done makes perfect sense in that case.

He’s neither stupid nor insane, unfortunately.


18 posted on 06/09/2014 8:57:24 AM PDT by Junk Silver
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To: dvan

The terrible thing is that Obama is still enthusiastically supported by a large part of the US population. They just showed the movie, ‘Judgement at Nuremberg’ on a local TV station. I know someone will invoke Gresham’s law but the situation here has a lot of parallels to Germany and Hitler in the 1930’s. Hitler was wildly popular in Germany until the very end. Even after Germany was being destroyed by bombing with their cities in ruins the people did not rise up to get rid of him.

At least the Germans had the excuse that they had just lost a war, gone through a ruinous hyperinflation, and were in the depths of the depression of the 1930’s. What is our excuse for electing this America hating communist twice?


19 posted on 06/09/2014 8:58:43 AM PDT by fifedom
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To: dvan
It doesn't help that he has the economic prowess of a 5 year old. No, I take that back, most 5 year olds would probably do better.

The amount of money spent on "green" projects that were actually means to transfer money to the democratic machine were some of the more criminal offenses of this president and are hardly mentioned anymore and mostly forgotten but the impact of which will be felt for generations.

20 posted on 06/09/2014 9:01:16 AM PDT by Envisioning (It's the Jihad, stupid......)
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To: dvan

I cannot believe that our founding fathers in their great wisdom did not make fail safe provisions to save our Republic from tyrannical forces. I read of a USMC group charged with protecting our Constitution but they must be but a rumor. We are under attack and my heart breaks for our younger generations who will have clean-up.


21 posted on 06/09/2014 9:02:13 AM PDT by mcshot (..."And this too shall pass.")
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To: dvan

This is what happens when the SRM is cheerleading for an imposter rather than thoroughly vetting a candidate.


22 posted on 06/09/2014 9:05:44 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: dvan

Let's not forget who put the SOB in office. Females will also go rabid for Hitlery. For Obama, it was a sexual fantasy with a black man thing for females that turned them into Obamabots. For Hitlery it will be the 'giant women's club' cathartic effect, ganging up on men and feeling the power of their numbers against men.. Ugg!!!!

The female voter destroyed America. The female voter is the enemy of America. This enemy cannot be stopped. The entire world will collapse because no one can stop females from being the enemy of the rule of law. Females ARE the enemy of the rule of law!!

23 posted on 06/09/2014 9:12:22 AM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
The female voter destroyed America.

That pic pretty much sums things up...Corrupt and evil men were more than happy to accommodate them.

24 posted on 06/09/2014 9:26:20 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Sort of to your point.....

Ø is but a symptom of an illiterate electorate. This cancer will remain after the present tumor is excised. Gonna take more than waving signs to fix this mess.


25 posted on 06/09/2014 9:27:17 AM PDT by bicyclerepair (The zombies here elected alcee hastings. TERM LIMITS ... TERM LIMITS)
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To: RinaseaofDs

. . . and a lot of Democrats are unhappy because the speed isn’t fast enough to suit them.


26 posted on 06/09/2014 9:35:45 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: alloysteel

A Special Prosecutor, appointed by......?

The Just-Us Department isn’t going to do any such thing.

What it will take is when Obama is taken into custody by the Sergent at Arms of the House of Representatives.


27 posted on 06/09/2014 9:52:16 AM PDT by Ouderkirk (To the left, everything must evidence that this or that strand of leftist theory is true)
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To: dvan

Marx Jr. can’t be stopped to much power has been gained his party has full control nature is the only thing that could stop him if not we will end up living on our knees.


28 posted on 06/09/2014 10:17:54 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: dvan

——IS DRIVING——

Incorrect tense...... should be “has driven”


29 posted on 06/09/2014 10:20:00 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: dvan

And the republican party sits back and watches like a bunch of old ladies.


30 posted on 06/09/2014 10:20:11 AM PDT by jetson
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To: Dilbert San Diego

The next Republican president sure has their work cut out for them.

I’ll bet not even many liberals could name even one thing Obama has made better.


31 posted on 06/09/2014 10:24:35 AM PDT by Bullish (You ever notice that liberalism really just amounts to anti-morality?)
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To: alloysteel
Couldn't the HOR imprison those who refuse to testify or give false testimony to the unending parade of impotent committees to study outrages?

Could the HOR have charged hillary, Susan Rice and Lois Lerner among others and jailed them for refusing to testify or for false testimony? I'd think that would be a way to DO SOMETHING....make it real uncomfortable for Obama's inner circle who are implementing these unconstitutional orders.

32 posted on 06/09/2014 10:30:53 AM PDT by grania
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To: dvan

Obama can’t help what he is. Leftist intellectuals have been working for decades to create people like Obama.


33 posted on 06/09/2014 11:35:12 AM PDT by freerepublicchat
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To: Bullish
The next Republican president sure has their work cut out for them.

And he or she had better damn well understand intellectual war that's being fought.

We don't need any more shallow nice guys like Bush.

It's going to take someone that sees the big picture to root out the radical leftists that control so many aspects of society.

34 posted on 06/09/2014 11:38:07 AM PDT by freerepublicchat
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To: fifedom
The terrible thing is that Obama is still enthusiastically supported by a large part of the US population. They just showed the movie, ‘Judgement at Nuremberg’ on a local TV station. I know someone will invoke Gresham’s law but the situation here has a lot of parallels to Germany and Hitler in the 1930’s.

I have to agree. It's frightening how many Obama true-believers there still are.

35 posted on 06/09/2014 11:42:34 AM PDT by freerepublicchat
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To: dvan

We’re seeing first hand how cults get started.


36 posted on 06/09/2014 11:43:35 AM PDT by freerepublicchat
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To: bicyclerepair
Ø is but a symptom of an illiterate electorate. This cancer will remain after the present tumor is excised. Gonna take more than waving signs to fix this mess.

Yep.

Leaders on the right are going to have to suddenly become experts in deprogramming and counter-insurgency if we're going to fix this mess.

37 posted on 06/09/2014 11:50:08 AM PDT by freerepublicchat
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To: freerepublicchat

I agree with you. The next republican president needs to be another great communicator like Reagan was. People are to ignorant to realize the liberties that are being stolen from them by the left. Someone who can reach out the LIVs and bring them back to a little common sense.


38 posted on 06/09/2014 1:06:31 PM PDT by Bullish (You ever notice that liberalism really just amounts to anti-morality?)
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To: SMARTY

Just figuring that out, are you?”

Nope! But apparently the NYPost is.


39 posted on 06/09/2014 5:38:53 PM PDT by dvan (Send Them Home!)
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To: Bullish
I agree with you. The next republican president needs to be another great communicator like Reagan was.

Another great thing about Reagan was his ability to connect the difficult experiences people were going through with government over-reach.

A big problem with the conservative movement today is that we have plenty of conservatives that know the slogans, but don't know the origin of the slogans -- why the principles work.

This is especially a problem when reaching out to the young. To them, freedom and liberty are empty words without any connection to everyday life.

I see this all the time on The Five when there are discussions about economics. They go on as if the government has nothing to do with the difficulties people have finding jobs. That if the unemployed just "buck up" or "knuckle down" they can succeed like everyone else.

Well if that's true then why the hell do we bother going after Democrats' economic policies? If we're all living in some hunky-dory free market capitalist utopia, then why change anything? Or worse, if we tell people that we have a free market and we're a capitalistic economy and yet people are in rotten shape economically, then their answer is to reject capitalism!

Of course we don't have a free market. At this point we genuinely have a democratic socialist system. There's no aspect of the economy where the Federal Government doesn't have the final say. They have control -- and they're farking it up! The answer isn't to give them even more power.

And it's not just the Federal Government. We have to talk about State and Local Government, too. They create plenty of economic inflexibility.

40 posted on 06/09/2014 8:55:27 PM PDT by freerepublicchat
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To: dvan
Obama is not the problem, he is a symptom of the problem. The people of this nation freely chose him, TWICE, to be their President.

The danger to America is not Barack Obama, but a citizenry capable of entrusting a man like him with the Presidency. It will be far easier to limit and undo the follies of an Obama presidency than to restore the necessary common sense and good judgment to a depraved electorate willing to have such a man for their president.

The problem is much deeper and far more serious than Mr. Obama, who is a mere symptom of what ails America. Blaming the prince of the fools should not blind anyone to the vast confederacy of fools that made him their prince. The Republic can survive a Barack Obama, who is, after all, merely a fool. It is less likely to survive a multitude of fools, such as those who made him their presideny.

41 posted on 06/10/2014 9:21:17 AM PDT by IDontLikeToPayTaxes
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To: mcshot

According to what we hear- the Constitution is only secure when we have a President, who is willing to abide by its provisions.


42 posted on 06/10/2014 11:15:09 AM PDT by dvan (Send Them Home!)
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