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The Ground Has Shifted Under Obama
Human Events ^ | August 1, 2011 | Wynton Hall

Posted on 08/01/2011 10:04:21 AM PDT by redstateone

No matter what happens with the eventual debt ceiling deal, one thing is certain: the political ground has now shifted under President Obama’s feet, and he and his strategists have yet to realize how seismic the shift has been...

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 112th; bho2012; bho44; debt; federalspending; leadership; obama

1 posted on 08/01/2011 10:04:26 AM PDT by redstateone
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To: redstateone

To quote Obama, was it a “Teutonic shift”?


2 posted on 08/01/2011 10:07:15 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: Fantasywriter

Ha! That’s a good one.


3 posted on 08/01/2011 10:08:24 AM PDT by redstateone
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To: redstateone

I think Obama knows he’s screwed.


4 posted on 08/01/2011 10:08:24 AM PDT by library user (Just because you're homeless doesn't mean you're lazy.)
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To: library user

Do you really? Or do you think that they know that in a year, the media, Hollywood, and all the rest will rally around him and win? I’m not sure.


5 posted on 08/01/2011 10:09:43 AM PDT by redstateone
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To: redstateone

Well...if the current debt ceiling “deal” goes through, this will give Obama cover of a sort.

Why isn’t the American public SCREAMING about this????


6 posted on 08/01/2011 10:10:22 AM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: redstateone

When that Kangeroo Committee gets down to business, his base will change their tune as the GOP base howls in anger.

This is long term good deal for Obama and a CATASTROPHE for us.


7 posted on 08/01/2011 10:12:09 AM PDT by ZULU (Crapo, Coburn and Chambliss are a herd of renegade RINOs.)
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To: redstateone

When that Kangeroo Committee gets down to business, his base will change their tune as the GOP base howls in anger.

This is long term good deal for Obama and a CATASTROPHE for us.


8 posted on 08/01/2011 10:12:32 AM PDT by ZULU (Crapo, Coburn and Chambliss are a herd of renegade RINOs.)
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To: ZULU

I agree with his base rallying later. They’re in a sour mood right now. But once the GOP candidate is named, and they kick the Chicago attack machine into high gear, the progressive sheep will follow and rally. Against a weak GOP candidate, that spells reelection.

Depressing.


9 posted on 08/01/2011 10:14:07 AM PDT by redstateone
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To: redstateone

Voters bought into the hype of Hollywood and the MSM back in 2008.

However, they didn’t buy it in 2010 and won’t in 2012.

Nov. 2012 will be more similar economic-woes-wise to 2010 than 2010 was to 2008, which makes it even more likely 0 goes down and goes down big.


10 posted on 08/01/2011 10:15:09 AM PDT by library user (Just because you're homeless doesn't mean you're lazy.)
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To: ZULU

They’ll give us Mitt Romney..we’ll vote for Ron Paul and Obama is in like Flint.


11 posted on 08/01/2011 10:15:39 AM PDT by alamogal
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To: Fantasywriter

What’s the word for Teutonic shift in Austrian?

But back to substance.

There’s a lot of groaning here at FR today, and understandably.

But it is what it is. I think we have to keep in mind that we didn’t totally lose. No, that is not heartening.

But we didn’t win the Cold War without a lot of major setbacks, either. Nor was it even apparent when Reagan left office that we had in fact won, and all that George Bush had to do was to kick over the carcass.

The welfare state is dying, because we can’t defy gravity much longer. We have to take heart and fight to make sure that something will replace the welfare state when it finishes crashing down.

I think in Cold War terms, we are at about 1985. The stimulus was like the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. The communists have overextended again, and they are going to lose. We just have to keep fighting.


12 posted on 08/01/2011 10:16:24 AM PDT by ConservativeDude
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To: library user

Boy I sure hope you’re right.

It’s just that Plouffe, Alexrod, and Obama are terrific campaigners. One can only hope that the Obama Zombies have waken up from their slumber.


13 posted on 08/01/2011 10:16:34 AM PDT by redstateone
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To: Fantasywriter
A Teutonic shift -- like this dress? (Or is that more of a Teutonic smock -- I can never tell.)



Do the Teutonians speak Teuton?
14 posted on 08/01/2011 10:18:52 AM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: redstateone

The greatest weapon that the GOP had going into the next election is the debt ceiling. The GOP should have pushed harder on the limited ceiling increase to force another conversation during the next election cycle.


15 posted on 08/01/2011 10:20:16 AM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: redstateone

He will win reelection.


16 posted on 08/01/2011 10:20:38 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: redstateone

Obama lost nothing in this deal.

The only way the political ground might have shifted under Obama is that he won this war and is on more solid ground. He and the democrats made buffoons out of Boehner and McConnell once again.

So now during the 2012 campaign he can claim he compromised with republicans but their plan only made things worse, yada, yada, yada.....


17 posted on 08/01/2011 10:21:10 AM PDT by Iron Munro (The more effeminate & debauched the people, the more they are fitted for a tyrannical government.)
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To: ConservativeDude
What’s the word for Teutonic shift in Austrian?

That's what they call it when Angela Merkel squirms at the prospect of needing to meet with Obozo.

18 posted on 08/01/2011 10:28:43 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: redstateone

Read this if you haven’t already seen it. It explains why I think 0 will lose:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2753912/posts


19 posted on 08/01/2011 10:28:58 AM PDT by library user (Just because you're homeless doesn't mean you're lazy.)
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

Too funny! Could it be a Teutonic frock?

I think the Teutonians speak ‘Austrian’.

At least, that’s what Austrians speak. Just ask Obama.

::smirk::


20 posted on 08/01/2011 10:31:04 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: Iron Munro
So now during the 2012 campaign he can claim he compromised with republicans but their plan only made things worse, yada, yada, yada.....

I am book marking your post, so I can come back to it in a year and see how profoundly correct you are. I agree 100% with you on this.

21 posted on 08/01/2011 10:32:38 AM PDT by Turbo Pig (...to close with and destroy the enemy...)
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To: redstateone
I believe that The Community Organization Formerly Known As ACORN has more than enough election-fraud up its sleeve to give Ubama a second term, no matter what the legitimate voters want.
22 posted on 08/01/2011 10:36:01 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves." - Bertrand de Jouvenel des Ursins)
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To: Fantasywriter

Shifting under our feets?


23 posted on 08/01/2011 10:37:01 AM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: Turbo Pig

Ditto.


24 posted on 08/01/2011 10:40:27 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Would you rather live in Obamaville or Palintown?)
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To: alamogal

I don’t like Romney. I like Bachmann.

But we need to elect ANYONE other BO. If he is re-elected, he will structure the SCOTUS along the lines a Warren Court on steroids. And we have just witnessed what a bunch of feckless cry-babies the GOP establishment - Boehner and McConnell - are in Congress. They clear ANYBODY Obama nominates, even IF they have solid majorities in both houses.

Much as I hate Obama - he DOES have a lot of guts. Too bad our guys aren’t in his ballpark in that respect.


25 posted on 08/01/2011 10:50:59 AM PDT by ZULU (Crapo, Coburn and Chambliss are a herd of renegade RINOs.)
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To: Fantasywriter
"was it a 'Teutonic shift'?"


26 posted on 08/01/2011 10:53:10 AM PDT by SnuffaBolshevik ("The trouble with internet quotations is that you don't know if they are true"-Abraham Lincoln.)
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

Only when they are encouraging their teams to win. It’s called Rootin Teuton.


27 posted on 08/01/2011 10:54:53 AM PDT by dblshot (Insanity: electing the same people over and over and expecting different results.)
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To: Fantasywriter

You would think LOSING Ted Kennedy’s seat and the worst House defeat in 70 years would have been a CLUE to this clueless bunch.


28 posted on 08/01/2011 10:56:14 AM PDT by Moby Grape (Formerly Impeach the Boy...name change necessary after the Marxist won)
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To: redstateone

Liberals brush reality away like it’s a gnat. It’s part of being a Liberal. We live in reality and don’t understand this, and we get burned every time.


29 posted on 08/01/2011 10:57:54 AM PDT by Republic of Texas (Socialism Always Fails)
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To: SnuffaBolshevik

Omc—I haven’t laughed this hard in ages. You’re brilliant!!


30 posted on 08/01/2011 11:29:21 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: Moby Grape

None of them got a clue. We’re just going to have to send a massively louder message in Nov. ‘12.

Seems to me it will happen. The curtain is falling away from the insider corruption that rules DC. I hope they enjoy it while they can. A lot of them will be out of a job in 2013.


31 posted on 08/01/2011 11:31:54 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: Fantasywriter

Did he actually say that?


32 posted on 08/01/2011 11:34:02 AM PDT by Seeking the truth
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To: Seeking the truth

“US President Barack Obama added to a growing list of goofs and gaffes Friday night, when he confused the German people for an earthquake.

““Internationally, we’ve gone through a Teutonic shift in the Middle East that could have enormous ramifications for years to come,” Obama said during an Austin fundraiser on Friday night.”

http://www.therightperspective.org/2011/05/28/obama-slips-on-teutonic-middle-east-shift/


33 posted on 08/01/2011 11:51:31 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: Fantasywriter

Thanks, that’s one I missed!


34 posted on 08/01/2011 12:01:25 PM PDT by Seeking the truth
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To: Seeking the truth

You’re very welcome. :)


35 posted on 08/01/2011 12:18:11 PM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: ZULU

What harm could a committee of moderate Republicans (Marxists) and Marxist Democrats present?/s/


36 posted on 08/01/2011 12:53:15 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: SaraJohnson
You know, it never ceases to amaze me that the majority of Americans are far more conservative than the bulk of the politicians we send to office. Yet they continue to plow ahead with impunity, defended by the Courts and law-enforcement establishment, funded by the banks and giant international corporate conglomerates, as they shove down our collective, passive throats an agenda of homosexual toleration, one worldism, abandonment of western cultural values and mores, and augmented immigration of Muslims into our midst with concomitant demands for equal treatment for their barbaric and primitive religious practices.

250 years ago, our forefathers would NEVER have tolerated this behavior.

Each and every GOP representative in Congress, inclusive of those Tea Party people who BETRAYED their supporters and connived with the elist oligarchs in Washington to get this bill through, should be thrown out of office in the next elections. No excuses, explanations, or acts of mental and verbal prestidigitation should save them.

They are despicable.

37 posted on 08/01/2011 1:34:30 PM PDT by ZULU (Crapo, Coburn and Chambliss are a herd of renegade RINOs.)
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