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Bill Cosby compares Obama to Sisyphus rolling rock up the hill
The Hill ^ | April 12, 2012 | Geneva Sands

Posted on 04/12/2012 7:52:19 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

Famed actor and comedian Bill Cosby on Thursday said people who are critical of President Obama are "acting like they have no idea what he inherited" at the White House.

Cosby compared the first four years of Obama's presidency to the Greek myth of Sisyphus, the king condemned to an eternity of rolling a rock up a hill only to have it fall back down to the bottom.

"I see Obama as Sisyphus in the first four years. And nobody would speak about the size of the rock, or the elevation of the hill. All you hear people talk about is what he didn’t do," said Cosby on MSNBC's online show "Press Pass" with David Gregory.

"He tried to bring us together. Even to argue with radio hosts, and people who have nothing to do with anything; it’s important that this man has had to fight similar battles of a black person in a position in America. Hundreds of thousands and millions of people still behind him, but people who are very quietly acting like they have no idea what he inherited. It’s as if he had the surplus, when he moved into office," he added.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cosby; dork; excusemeister; kraken; notmyfault; obama; puddinhead; sissypuss
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Reagan had it worse, and had America moving upwards in TWO years!


51 posted on 04/12/2012 8:53:24 PM PDT by Finalapproach29er (God humbles and (if need be) destroys the false idols of the peoples. Be patient, folks...)
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To: DB

It sure seems that for many blacks, skin color trumps all else.
*******
97% support on election day 2008.
The wagons are being circled.

Eric Holder’s brazen remark congratulating Sharpton the other day was astounding.


52 posted on 04/12/2012 8:57:32 PM PDT by Finalapproach29er (God humbles and (if need be) destroys the false idols of the peoples. Be patient, folks...)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Gee, Bill, I see him more as Procrustes, the mythological Greek robber who used to set his victims up by inviting them to stay in his inn over night and trying to make them comfortable by cutting off as many of their limbs as necessary to make sure they fit in his bed - so Obama goes upon his merry way, restructuring the culture to take from the productive and responsible and give to the politically-connected and voting-gullible, and lopping off a law here and a constitutional protection there to make sure the final people’s paradise fits his ideological fantasy.......


53 posted on 04/12/2012 9:03:40 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The racist Cosby should stick to talking about what he knows best, the black community’s own, internal problems and failed “culture.”


54 posted on 04/12/2012 9:05:13 PM PDT by Roccus
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To: Salgak

Dang, you are good!
Note my Tag.


55 posted on 04/12/2012 9:07:05 PM PDT by GOYAKLA (Recall/ Impeachment Day, November 6, 2012. FUBO)
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To: Beaten Valve

Obama would say to all that: “You say that like it’s a bad thing.”

The saddest part is that he’s doing all that with full intent, not out of incompetence. He’s willfully cutting America down to size while giving the advantage to our adversaries.

When America realizes that this is a systematic disassembling of our way of life, perhaps they will wake up.


56 posted on 04/12/2012 9:08:47 PM PDT by cll (I am the warrant and the sanction)
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To: Beaten Valve

Awesome comments. A perfect opening statement for the Republican candidate in the presidential debate.


57 posted on 04/12/2012 9:12:52 PM PDT by AZLiberty (Reading Righteous Indignation so I can be Andrew Breitbart)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Oh, puh-leeeeeze!


58 posted on 04/12/2012 9:39:48 PM PDT by ArmyTeach (Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain ... USS Iowa BB 61)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Was Sissypants a commie too?

Pray for America


59 posted on 04/12/2012 9:54:44 PM PDT by bray (Power to We the People)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Bill, that’s NO EXCUSE for doubling the deficit and smothering the economy with regulations.


60 posted on 04/12/2012 10:47:08 PM PDT by G Larry (We are NOT obliged to carry the snake in our pocket and then dismiss the bites as natural behavior.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I guess that’s an accurate description of trying to foist communism on America. But there have been a lot of people before Barky pushing that garbage.


61 posted on 04/12/2012 10:48:15 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

May be the huge boulder may get away from Barry, roll back, and squish him like the cockroach he is.


62 posted on 04/12/2012 11:29:42 PM PDT by MasterGunner01 (11)
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To: Beaten Valve
Great list!

-PJ

63 posted on 04/12/2012 11:37:36 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you can vote for President, then your children can run for President.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I think Cosby meant sissy puss.


64 posted on 04/12/2012 11:40:34 PM PDT by upsdriver (Newt..... stop Romney, get to a brokered convention and start a DRAFT PALIN movement!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
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65 posted on 04/13/2012 12:00:35 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Beaten Valve

bump post 10


66 posted on 04/13/2012 12:33:35 AM PDT by Christian4Bush (PSA. As of 4/13/12, 207/282 days 'til we vote out/take out the trash. (11/6/12, 1/20/13))
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To: Finalapproach29er
Reagan had it worse, and had America moving upwards in TWO years!

Without EVER having his party in charge of the House of Representatives...

67 posted on 04/13/2012 12:46:31 AM PDT by Christian4Bush (PSA. As of 4/13/12, 207/282 days 'til we vote out/take out the trash. (11/6/12, 1/20/13))
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To: Free ThinkerNY
To Cosby:
   Say something funny or shut up.
68 posted on 04/13/2012 1:21:27 AM PDT by Bon mots ("When seconds count, the police are just minutes away...")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obama is more like the Kraken.


69 posted on 04/13/2012 2:22:10 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

It’s a shame when a guy who said solid things that would help the black community defends this sad excuse for a president


70 posted on 04/13/2012 3:01:51 AM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What would you expect Cosby to say? After all, he’s BLACK.


71 posted on 04/13/2012 3:12:00 AM PDT by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: Beaten Valve

Whew! Bookmarked, Saved and Printed.

WELL DONE!


72 posted on 04/13/2012 4:27:07 AM PDT by poobear
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To: Born to Conserve

“Does anybody read comments that are this long?”

I just did. It was brilliant and should be used daily IN BARRY’S FACE until the election!


73 posted on 04/13/2012 4:31:28 AM PDT by poobear
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To: Free ThinkerNY
poor barry, found out that being potus is not an affirmative action job after all, even with a conspiring legion to wait on and enrich and adulate him and his family, a no-stones congress to give him trillions in slush money to pass around, nameless Wall Street collaborators and a FED chairman to grease the DOW to try and make his economy look good, nameless heads to write very word he speaks for his ever present teleprompter, a knee pad MEdia to spin every number coming out of the economy, spineless diplomats working to cut deals with our enemies to prevent them from embarrassing our very own no-accomplishment Nobel Prize winner potus, Barry

Yeah, sucks to be Barry Sutoro, don't it. Only thing that sucks worse is to be us.

74 posted on 04/13/2012 5:08:19 AM PDT by silverleaf (Funny how all the people who are for abortion are already born)
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To: All

the Cos seemed like he was starting to get it preaching about responsibility but his color got in the way. It seems to be like that with a lot of the black people in the public eye. Common sense and good judgement and character take a backseat to the color of a man’s skin.
MLK’s words ring hollow now more than ever.


75 posted on 04/13/2012 5:14:54 AM PDT by newnhdad (Where will you be during the Election Riots of 2012/2013?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I once had respect for Cosby. Even went to one of his concerts a few years ago. Not any more.


76 posted on 04/13/2012 5:47:19 AM PDT by Vinnie (A)
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To: newnhdad

+1

I thought the Cos was bigger than the whole “I’m black first” thing.


77 posted on 04/13/2012 5:49:07 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Jane Long
"Could someone please send this list to the GOP? "

They're too busy addressing the REAL important issues like stay at home moms . . .</sarc>

78 posted on 04/13/2012 5:54:23 AM PDT by haywoodwebb (Keep your focus on the TRUTH and we will prevail . . . One Day at a Time, Mates!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

EVERY president gets a big rock and a long hill. Some are simply more capable of dealing with it compared with others.


79 posted on 04/13/2012 6:43:40 AM PDT by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: Beaten Valve
*The fact that today the government spends 4.1 billion a day compared to Bush and the Republicans, 1.5 billion, this higher spending level belongs to you.

This should the daily budget deficit, not daily spending.

80 posted on 04/13/2012 7:06:36 AM PDT by Doe Eyes
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To: Beaten Valve
*The fact that today the government spends 4.1 billion a day compared to Bush and the Republicans, 1.5 billion, this higher spending level belongs to you.

This should read the daily budget deficit, not daily spending.

81 posted on 04/13/2012 7:07:25 AM PDT by Doe Eyes
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Cosby is a racist pile of crap.


82 posted on 07/18/2013 7:07:08 PM PDT by chessplayer
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