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The Real Barack Obama

3129 Wrote: Oct 04, 2012 4:42 PM
I am disappointed to learn that I am not an American. I am not loath to think of Obama as a bad guy. I consider him to be a dishonest and evil person obsessed with the power of his office who is willing to abuse it at every opportunity. Viva la revolucion.
NewJAl Wrote: Oct 04, 2012 9:34 PM
Revolutions have always redistributed poverty and should not even be joked about.
But if you wave the flag, believe in traditional American values and are too outspoken you can get on Janet's list of potential domestic terrorists.
But I would say Viva Arpaio, if that is how you spell that Patriot's name.
In regard to your mention of Obama as a bad and ambitious guy, I would quote Franklin, probably inaccurately, when he said 'when a person gets in a political position and find it give them power and wealth, they will move Heaven and Earth to keep that position'.
Actually, Biden seems to fit that bill, better than Obama. Our spendaholic seems driven by an ideology, more than any wealth.

A recent poll shows that 85 percent of middle-class Americans believe they're worse off now than they were 10 years ago. Yet shockingly, just 34 percent of those people blame Barack Obama. More Americans blame Congress (62 percent), banks (54 percent), corporations (47 percent), former President George W. Bush (44 percent) and foreign competition (39 percent).

Why the disconnect?

These folks aren't entirely wrong. Congress did nothing about an out-of-control Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for a decade, and allowed the Federal Reserve to inflate the currency all the while. Banks played along with the regulatory regime in...