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Entering stretch, Obama
campaign running on empty

Washington Examiner, by Byron York

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Posted By:abuela10, 10/19/2012 8:16:50 AM

President Obama's stump speech Thursday at Veterans Memorial Park in Manchester, N.H., was much like the speeches he's given across battleground states in the last few weeks. Listen to it, and you'll hear the short version of what the president promises to accomplish in a second term. It's not much. "I will not be satisfied until everybody who wants to work hard can find a job," the president told the crowd. To make that happen, he promised to do five things. First, he would "send fewer jobs overseas [and] sell more products overseas."

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mc squared, 10/19/2012 9:20:21 AM     (No. 8945224)

I looked in vain for the promise to stop the rise of the oceans but I guess it's rolled up in the global warming gig.
I would have expected a better speech from an 8th grader.

I've said it before but Obama is so ensconced in black liberation theology, Rev Wright and his 'community organizing' that he can't connect with normal, thinking ( mostly white) people.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 10/19/2012 9:50:12 AM     (No. 8945325)

Possibly, "running on fumes" might be more apt, given the stench emanating from the administration--and the empty chair on Obama's right at last night's Al Smith dinner.'

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Reply 3 - Posted by: oriton, 10/19/2012 10:04:39 AM     (No. 8945376)

So, he has a 5 point plan now? A change the Change plan? What about Hope?

FTA - "And that's it. "That's my agenda for change," Obama told the crowd. "That's what we need to do. ... That's why I'm running for a second term.""

And get this:

"The president offered no specifics on how he would accomplish any of it."

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Srhea, 10/19/2012 10:13:54 AM     (No. 8945406)

I ponder on what Obama will do after Jan 2012? Hopefully he will go quietly to his multi-million dollar seaside house, in Hawaii, that some donor ponied up for him. There he will keep quiet and live out his life on the taxpayers dole pension. But, I doubt it, the ego that changed the ocean tides, cannot be quenched. Alas, his noise will continue to bother us, like a mosquito trying to get some blood out of our earlobe. Irritating, and nasty.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Srhea, 10/19/2012 10:15:10 AM     (No. 8945412)

Sorry, meant to say "Jan 2013"

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Reply 6 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 10/19/2012 10:38:06 AM     (No. 8945449)

I have several fears - what he'll do between now and election day, and what he'll do between 11/6 and Inauguration Day. He'll make Slick Willie look like an amateur.

As for his post-presidency, look for Jimmy Carter on steroids.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: noddy, 10/19/2012 10:44:19 AM     (No. 8945466)

Agreed #8. And it will be interesting to see who he pardons before leaving town and as racist as this sounds (and is) to see the color mix of those being pardoned. I'm putting my dollars on many more blacks than whites with a few hispanics sprinkled in.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: earlybird, 10/19/2012 11:03:29 AM     (No. 8945519)

The very young like him because they are more interested in cool and contraception than they are in the economy ("what's that?") and foreign policy ("what's this Benghazi rant all about?"). Many still living at home are interested in a government that gives to them.

Someday they could serve in one of his wars - abroad or even here - and have to pay and pay and pay for his irresponsible economic policies. And compete with a country full of illegals for very few jobs.

But like the kid riding his trike out into the street, they don't see what is ahead.



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Reply 9 - Posted by: Safari Man, 10/19/2012 11:10:30 AM     (No. 8945529)

#8 I think in post presidency, he'll do nothing -- he's very lazy and he really hates Americans anyway.

I do suspect we'll see a blanket pardon for all illegal aliens and possibly an executive order granting them all citizenship.

We may also see many, if not all, people imprisoned for drug offenses pardoned, and you can bet your bottom dollar Mumia Abu Jabal will be pardoned, possibly OJ Simpson as well.


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Reply 10 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 10/19/2012 11:36:53 AM     (No. 8945603)

Who needs gas in the tank when the car's been launched off the cliff? Gravity is the only fuel needed then.
Right, Zippy?

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