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Is Our President a Bit of a Jerk?

engineer77 Wrote: Sep 03, 2012 4:44 PM
Well, at least he's not enough of a jerk to waste trillions in Iraq looking for non existent, imaginary WMD's.
bgmk Wrote: Sep 03, 2012 4:54 PM
Oh, I don't know, there's Solyndra, and Chevy Volt, and "The Recovery Without Jobs".
Pretty much of a push. Unless you gonna argue we'd all be better off with Sodem in Iraq a decade further along on a Nuke or whatever "Dr. Germ" (that's what his KIN called him) was working on.
The Observant Student will note Sodem HAD Wmds 'cause he had USED them on the Iranians, Kurds and Marsh Arabs. It's called "POISON GAS".
Ventriloquist Wrote: Sep 03, 2012 5:01 PM
Forgive him bgmk... He runs choo choo trains, and only believes what the LSM tells him.
bgmk Wrote: Sep 03, 2012 5:13 PM
USEful shot that! There's a John Wayne movie where the Female Southern Spy things Wayne's "Railroad Engineer" means "train driver".
25 points on "The Big Mick 'Name that Classic Allusion' Scoring List" for the Name of the Movie. 25 More for the Costar and 50 for the Quote from the Costar to Wayne regarding the mix up.
Jim Weber Wrote: Sep 03, 2012 5:35 PM
The Horse Soldiers with William Holden and a host of Wayne buddies.
At law school, few people knew Barack Obama really well, and I wasn't one of them, although we did have some dealings when we overlapped The Harvard Law Review.

But in the run up to the convention, it's clear that there are people who have had extensive dealings with him -- and they don't like him very much.  Two themes have emerged from news coverage in the last two days, and they are revealing:

(1) He's selfish: