Does Obama deserve a kicking?

in reality, all of this has been a total load of old bollocks

Does Obama deserve a kicking in next weeks Mid-Terms?

YES
6
26%
NO
17
74%
 
Total votes: 23

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Does Obama deserve a kicking?

Postby Johnny Dumfries » 29 Oct 2010, 00:56

Well? :evil:
...more to the point, do WE deserve the consequences? :(

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Re: Does Obama deserve a kicking?

Postby Sneelock » 29 Oct 2010, 01:01

No. I think the author David Neiwert is correct. This election is not, as is often repeated "a referendum on President Obama" - it is a referendum on FOX News. Do enough voters really agree with the agenda of this influential & opinionated media powerhouse to vote accordingly? god help us all, I hope not.
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Re: Does Obama deserve a kicking?

Postby mentalist (slight return) » 29 Oct 2010, 01:06

No. The expectations on him we're always too high, he was always going to disappoint to some extent, and he had to inherent a hopelessly run economy. Presidency is all about shades of grey.
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Re: Does Obama deserve a kicking?

Postby Johnny Dumfries » 29 Oct 2010, 01:08

Is his polling THAT bad (-2%) to merit a pasting, Sneelock?

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Re: Does Obama deserve a kicking?

Postby Johnny Dumfries » 29 Oct 2010, 01:09

We have a yes - step on up, indulge us

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Re: Does Obama deserve a kicking?

Postby Butch Manly » 29 Oct 2010, 01:10

Crazy fucked up country. I mean - Glenn Beck, for God's sake...

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Re: Does Obama deserve a kicking?

Postby Sneelock » 29 Oct 2010, 01:15

Obama's numbers are as high as Reagan's at a similar point in that presidency. what's even higher are the people getting paid to talk about him.
I'm of the opinion that Obama and the Dems brought a lot of this on themselves. By not channeling voter outrage over bailouts they fertilized the soil for what we now call "the tea party"

while others put the bolts in that creature's neck, I think O. & the Dems were asleep at the switch and provided those people with the juice that gave that creature life. still, I think even if the Repubs were to win only one seat the mainstream media would stick to their story that it was a shellacking and reflects poorly on Obama.
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Re: Does Obama deserve a kicking?

Postby Sneelock » 29 Oct 2010, 01:22

... and that Obama needs to, you guessed it, move to the center!

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Re: Does Obama deserve a kicking?

Postby LeBaron » 29 Oct 2010, 01:28

The answer is "no."

As Snee pointed out, Obama's numbers are higher than Reagan's and Clinton's were at their first midterm election.
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Re: Does Obama deserve a kicking?

Postby Johnny Dumfries » 29 Oct 2010, 01:32

Why the apocalyptic predictions, then (esp. given who he's up against)?

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Re: Does Obama deserve a kicking?

Postby Snarfyguy » 29 Oct 2010, 01:36

Democrats Could Lose Up To 8,000 Seats In Upcoming Midterm Election

Good satire on how the media creates self-fulfilling electoral prophecies.
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Re: Does Obama deserve a kicking?

Postby Hepcat » 29 Oct 2010, 01:46

Of course he deserves a kicking. He's just another tax and spend politician.

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Re: Does Obama deserve a kicking?

Postby LeBaron » 29 Oct 2010, 01:51

Hepcat wrote:Of course he deserves a kicking. He's just another tax and spend politician.

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If only he WOULD do some taxing and spending.
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Re: Does Obama deserve a kicking?

Postby Hepcat » 29 Oct 2010, 01:56

Baron the Minx wrote:
Hepcat wrote:Of course he deserves a kicking. He's just another tax and spend politician.

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If only he WOULD do some taxing and spending.


Fuck. That government governs best that governs least.

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Re: Does Obama deserve a kicking?

Postby Sneelock » 29 Oct 2010, 02:00

really? after Katrina and the economy tanking you really think so?

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Re: Does Obama deserve a kicking?

Postby Sneelock » 29 Oct 2010, 02:01

me, I'm ready to put some government BACK.
after the disastrous W., I think a lot of people were but maybe the moment passed.
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Re: Does Obama deserve a kicking?

Postby LeBaron » 29 Oct 2010, 02:02

Hepcat wrote:
Baron the Minx wrote:
Hepcat wrote:Of course he deserves a kicking. He's just another tax and spend politician.

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If only he WOULD do some taxing and spending.


Fuck. That government governs best that governs least.

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No, the government that governs least governs least. We've tried governing least and it didn't work.
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Re: Does Obama deserve a kicking?

Postby Hepcat » 29 Oct 2010, 02:14

sneelock wrote:really? after Katrina and the economy tanking you really think so?


Huh? You would expect my Libertarian beliefs to be shaken by swirling winds? And recessions are a natural and unavoidable reaction to economic excesses, the most recent of which were aided and abetted by government policies to encourage home ownership.

Baron the Minx wrote:No, the government that governs least governs least. We've tried governing least and it didn't work.


You call that trying? Invading a country half a planet away isn't exactly a hallmark of minimalist government you know.

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Re: Does Obama deserve a kicking?

Postby Sneelock » 29 Oct 2010, 02:16

but privatizing it was!
there are more contractors there than soldiers!

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Re: Does Obama deserve a kicking?

Postby Sneelock » 29 Oct 2010, 02:29

Reagan used to speak of "tax and spend politicians" then shifted the tax burden to working class people more than ever before!
people cry about Obama as he actually shifts it back! a "grassroots movement" snarls as he does this.
it's MENTAL!