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Losing His Grip: Obama's New Theory of Freedom

inzo Wrote: Oct 09, 2012 12:24 PM
What I glean from your very articulate post is that Obama rents the poor and some people in the Obama White house wanted to get rid of Obama, but he would not go, so Mitch McConnell is keeping poor people down but only in Kentucky, even though he has little or no power in a Senate controlled by the ever lovable scamp Harry Reid. And since everyone in the world but you is a crook, you won't vote. All I can say is thank you for not voting and I expect you to keep your promise, especially since you are the only honest man/ woman left.

While Obama remains a great curiosity outside of the U.S., it’s largely his American-ness that draws the crowds, rather than some innate ability of his own.

A man comes from low beginnings and ascends to the White House.

That tale quintessentially remains the American strive-and-succeed story since Washington was first born poor and lowly in a kind-of log cabin.

While Washington is represented as a rich, privileged, white guy, the success Washington enjoyed and the wealth he built -- yes, built -- he earned by working hard on the dangerous and brutal, American frontier, going places often were...

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