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Can You Dig It? (Obama doesn't use just a shovel - he uses a pickaxe so he can dig a deeper hole)
american spectator ^ | 12/15/10 | ross kaminsky

Posted on 12/15/2010 6:01:03 AM PST by bestintxas

One of my favorite bits of practical advice is "when you find yourself in a deep hole, stop digging."

The hole that Barack Obama finds himself in, while largely due to his policy positions, is also a function of his seeming out of his league, a man-child who was elected to an office he was unprepared to hold, perhaps the only candidate for president who made Sarah Palin look like an experienced and worldly statesman in comparison (and who continues to perform that remarkable feat today).

Obama is not offering much new in the way of policy -- fortunately for the nation, still suffering from a tremendous bout of indigestion over Obamacare, cap-and-trade (being implemented by the EPA regardless of lack of congressional action), Don't Ask, Don't Tell, and his failed effort to shutter Guantanamo Bay (because Muslim radicals in Yemen will hate us so much less if their Mohammedan brothers are kept in frigid downstate Illinois instead of their current Caribbean resort).

Thus, his biggest ongoing issue is the reinforcement of the perception among Americans and foreigners alike that America has its most unpresidential president since at least Jimmy Carter, and perhaps in its history.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: obama
wish someone would just push him in so we can cover up the mess he has made once and for all.
1 posted on 12/15/2010 6:01:06 AM PST by bestintxas
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To: bestintxas

2 posted on 12/15/2010 6:02:59 AM PST by SouthDixie (The secret to staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly and lie about your age.)
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To: SouthDixie

3 posted on 12/15/2010 6:05:12 AM PST by C210N (0bama, Making the US safe for Global Marxism)
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To: bestintxas

He’s a creature of George Soros.


4 posted on 12/15/2010 6:06:07 AM PST by goldi (')
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To: bestintxas

I really don’t understand why NSA types have not intervened at this point? We need simple medicine to fix our ailments and this administration wants to force a sex change operation on us instead.


5 posted on 12/15/2010 6:09:27 AM PST by blackdog
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To: SouthDixie

Cloward-Piven is Obama’s strategy.


6 posted on 12/15/2010 6:10:17 AM PST by Le Chien Rouge
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To: goldi

7 posted on 12/15/2010 6:13:26 AM PST by BulletBobCo
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To: bestintxas

PBO’s had numerous Freudian slips with that phrase where he says ‘dig harder’ instead of ‘stop digging’. He’s definitely digging harder and trying to make the hole so huge it will never get filled in. ‘Cloward-Piven’


8 posted on 12/15/2010 6:13:40 AM PST by revtown
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To: Le Chien Rouge

Good point. I know the state universities churn out social workers like McDonalds sells hamburgers. The problem with cloward-piven is that it’s unsustainable in any economic construct. IMHO cloward - piven is being practiced in every university, state and local government agency / department, and public school system right now. And look what that brings us?


9 posted on 12/15/2010 6:17:02 AM PST by blackdog
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To: BulletBobCo

You’ve got that right.


10 posted on 12/15/2010 6:19:36 AM PST by goldi (')
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To: bestintxas

SHOVEL


11 posted on 12/15/2010 6:22:06 AM PST by FrankR (The Evil Are Powerless If The Good Are Unafraid! - R. Reagan)
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To: bestintxas

“Obama is not offering much new in the way of policy”

On the contrary, he has put in many long-term structures for turning the USA into a socialist state. And a totalitarian state. And he does not care what people think of him because of that.

We are still reaping the benefits of FDR’s reforms, from SS to welfare to hunting and gun laws to nine people on the Supreme Court.

Obama’s “reforms” likewise will be felt for generations.


12 posted on 12/15/2010 6:23:00 AM PST by DBrow
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To: bestintxas

So far, Barrack Obama has accomplished the majority of his goals in spectacular fashion by bulldozing right over the Republicans with the complicity of RINOS. Commentaries such as this about what a failure Obama is do not recognize what Obama’s mission is:

THE COMPLETE AND TOTAL DESTRUCTION OF THE DOMINANT CULTURE OF THE UNITED STATES: its history, traditions, mores, ethics, laws, social norms, family structure, economy

Of course, this is hard for most people to comprehend. Why would anyone in his right mind seek to destroy the greatest country in the history of the world? The answer is simple: To Obama, the United States is the WORST country in the history of the world—and he is determined to “transform” it into a SOCIALIST UTOPIA. Obama is close to ensuring his VISION will be our reality. Unless the new Congress fails to place restraints on executive agencies creating law and fails to rollback his socialist legislation, OBAMA WILL BE THE MOST SUCCESSFUL PRESIDENT IN OUR HISTORY.

He will have destroyed the United States, which is his ultimate goal. Until conservative commentators understand this basic reality, their writing is all sound and fury, signifying nothing.


13 posted on 12/15/2010 6:27:27 AM PST by SC_Pete
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To: SouthDixie

EXCELLENT!!

My favorite aging line:

I may be getting older, but I refuse to grow up!


14 posted on 12/15/2010 6:28:35 AM PST by wizr (Keep the Faith! Even when it gets tough! Nothing else will do.)
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To: bestintxas

(Obama doesn’t use just a shovel - he uses a pickaxe so he can dig a deeper hole)
= = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =

Just further proof that

THE ONLY JOB WHERE YOU CAN START AT THE TOP IS DIGGING A HOLE.


15 posted on 12/15/2010 6:35:27 AM PST by xrmusn ((6/98))
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To: bestintxas
if their Mohammedan brothers are kept in frigid downstate Illinois instead of their current Caribbean resort).

Where in southern Illinois?

16 posted on 12/15/2010 6:49:05 AM PST by Graybeard58
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To: bestintxas

PSSSST...Hussein said he was confident Americans would “dig ourselves out of this hole”.


17 posted on 12/15/2010 7:14:33 AM PST by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: SC_Pete

Right on the money.


18 posted on 12/15/2010 8:11:53 AM PST by rebuildus
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To: bestintxas

12/14/2010

Michael Ramirez Cartoon

19 posted on 12/15/2010 8:18:57 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: rebuildus

Thanks. To you and me, this is obvious. But I am so frustrated by the obtuseness of the conservative punditry that they do not fully appreciate the radical nature of Obama’s quest. He is truly our first ANTI-AMERICAN PRESIDENT. For some, that fact is impossible to comprehend. But if it is not generally understood, by the people and by their elected representatives, we are doomed.

When I read clueless pieces by supposed conservative pundits who SHOULD UNDERSTAND, it makes me fear for the survival of our Republic. If these people don’t understand, then who?


20 posted on 12/15/2010 8:25:28 AM PST by SC_Pete
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To: SC_Pete
An economically sound United States will never accept membership in the global Marxist utopia.

They have to burn the village to save it.

21 posted on 12/15/2010 8:38:04 AM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: bestintxas
So, let's get this straight, Mr. President: The fate of a tax measure that is of critical import for an economy with a near-10% unemployment rate, a measure that will impact directly or indirectly a 9-digit number of Americans, and a measure with political ramifications potentially as large as Obamacare's is to be left in the hands of an ex-president (did I mention "ex"?) because your wife is waiting?

I normally don't pay much attention wehn he gets up to speak, but I happened to see this press conference. I was shocked to see him say that and walk out of the presser.

22 posted on 12/15/2010 8:41:05 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (We conservatives will always lose elections as long as we allow the MSM to choose our candidates.)
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To: wizr
Thanks, it is a quote I borrowed from Lucille Ball.

23 posted on 12/15/2010 9:37:33 AM PST by SouthDixie (The secret to staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly and lie about your age.)
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To: SouthDixie

That photo, then, could be Barry “Arnez”, saying:

(Drumroll, please.) “HONEY, I’m home!”


24 posted on 12/15/2010 10:02:00 AM PST by wizr (Keep the Faith! Even when it gets tough! Nothing else will do.)
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To: dead

That’s a very succinct way of describing the LEFT’s economic policy: TAX THE PRODUCTIVE PEOPLE OUT OF EXISTENCE, TAKE THE ESTATE AWAY FROM THE HEIRS, AND KILL ECONOMIC PROSPERITY. Then, offer the SECULAR GOD, the omnipotent STATE, as the solution. This drives everything they do: immigration policy, taxation, health care, financial regulation, crony capitalism, enriching RAT bankers at the expense of manufacturing, scanners and pat downs (give up liberty for security), and on and on. This is the RAT agenda: DESTRUCTION of everything the United States stands for: freedom, liberty, free enterprise, individualism, limited government, and English common law.

What RINOS do is enable the dismantling of our republic.


25 posted on 12/15/2010 12:08:07 PM PST by SC_Pete
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