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Heckuva job, Obama! Americans
jeer the president’s performance

Washington Times, by David Sherfinski

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 11/20/2013 10:24:10 PM

President Obama’s approval rating has sunk to 37 percent in a new poll released Wednesday — the lowest of his presidency — and his disapproval rate is at 57 percent, a new high for him in CBS News polls. His approval rating has dropped 9 points since October, according to the CBS News poll. Approval of his health care overhaul, commonly known as Obamacare, is now at an all-time low of 31 percent and disapproval is at 61 percent, a high for the poll, as his administration scrambles to deal with the fallout from a rocky rollout of major parts

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/21/2013 4:18:21 AM     (No. 9623270)

I wish I could see Obama´s plunging poll numbers as a positive but I don´t. The reason is it´s taken 5 years and a huge government induced catastrophe to wake millions of people up for a president who´s been an utter and complete failure on every other aspect of his job.

Obama hasn´t lost any core support even if a few leftists are sore about getting stung by Obamacare.Polls are showing people support his Iran deal which is a huge red flag to me.

There´s a lot of people who have the equivalent of battered wife syndrome who may be mad at Obama right now but will eventually cave and crawl back to him.They´re going to manufacture a battle over food stamps in the farm bill and budget fights.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Deedo, 11/21/2013 5:16:21 AM     (No. 9623294)

#1, I´ve been trying to think of another instance where government has induced such trauma on American society.

Perhaps the run-up to the Civil War, but that only resulted in 4 years of hell and about 560,000 deaths.

Prohibition? Prohibition was a piker compared to Obamacare.

The soft tyranny of surging taxes, suffocating regulations and loss of God-given freedoms? Not close.

Obamacare is the equivalent of the nation picking up an old board loaded with rusty nails and banging in our faces repeatedly. We´re supposed to respond with, "Thank you sir, may I have another" after each blow.





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Reply 3 - Posted by: DW626, 11/21/2013 6:49:15 AM     (No. 9623336)

37% approval rating?? It´s still way...way too high.i

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Reply 4 - Posted by: uno, 11/21/2013 6:51:25 AM     (No. 9623337)

The President that just can´t suck enough will plumb new depths of disapproval never seen before! He is the Obamboozler!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rinktum, 11/21/2013 7:01:03 AM     (No. 9623342)

Don´t count Obama down and out. The progressives will do anything to keep their agenda rolling along. They have shown they are capable of just about anything in order to get their way. They are not going to slink off with their tail between their legs.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: dwillyc, 11/21/2013 7:07:43 AM     (No. 9623351)

Article II, Section 4

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Reply 7 - Posted by: OperaBuff, 11/21/2013 7:14:13 AM     (No. 9623355)

#3, I´ve been trying to figure out who these 37% could be. It truly astonishes me that he has that many people who still approve of his job performance. I´ve come up with this breakdown, maybe you have some other thoughts.

- his approval among African-Americans is still around 90%

- many people I know with investments in the stock market couldn´t care less about anything except the money Obama is making them on Wall Street

- many young people, skulls still full of mush, remain brainwashed

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Joe Btfsplk, 11/21/2013 7:57:05 AM     (No. 9623408)

Sorry Barry...falling face first into the sewage lagoon will never be cool....no matter what Jay Carney says.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Joe vann, 11/21/2013 8:18:46 AM     (No. 9623450)

With the msm still in his corner, he will never be down and out. The same reason he was elected twice and the same reason we will probably have another socialist president in 2018. The msm carries the biggest stick in this battle.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 11/21/2013 8:39:06 AM     (No. 9623461)

Silver linings etc: not even the most ardent Obama apologist is claiming this is the lowest it will go. Some are claiming it´s an ´opportunity,´ whatever that means, but few are foolish enough to think this trend won´t continue.

A number in the 20s may be a bridge too far given the demographics but it would certainly be historic for our historic(ally bad) Little Lord Fauntleroy.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Rather Read, 11/21/2013 8:43:54 AM     (No. 9623464)

Much as I want to be happy about this, I can´t. A weak president reflects a weak country. With all the wolves out there, we need to be strong now more than ever. And we are not.


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Reply 12 - Posted by: rabidrepublican, 11/21/2013 8:49:50 AM     (No. 9623475)

I have to think this Obamacare catastrophe has legs even with the "fix". When the government taxes people to the bone it tends to have a negative affect (duh) especially when they get nothing in return. The economic ripple affects will be staggering in 2014. This ain´t going away.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Udanja99, 11/21/2013 8:57:27 AM     (No. 9623493)

I don´t care what his poll numbers are as long as demoncrats in congress keep running away from him, the demoncrat "brand" is in the toilet and Americans are mad as hell and looking for revenge in 2014.

If demoncrats have any sense of self preservation, they will force him to resign.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 11/21/2013 9:16:24 AM     (No. 9623532)

Considering how the MSM cover for this dog, 37% approval is equivalent to 15% for George W. Bush.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: chicodon, 11/21/2013 9:19:36 AM     (No. 9623539)

Panic is setting in for sure. I expect more calculated, yet emotional, outbursts like Martin Bashir´s attack on Sarah Palin. Virtually no one on the left is condemning him, including Emir Buraq and the ownership of MSNBC.

Without a doubt MSNBC is now the official propaganda outlet of the left. Politico handles the online chores. They are the enemy and should be treated as such.

They will all circle their wagons around their ideology first, Obama second. I don´t know where this will lead but Obama should consider extending his Hawaii vacation.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: EnsignO, 11/21/2013 9:29:25 AM     (No. 9623565)

Every day is some new outrage or revelation about this regime and The Won.

The headline brought back memories of Katrina as it was designed to do. President Bush did not deserve the disapproval the MSM hung around his neck. Katrina was an act of God that no one could have controlled. Obamacare/Healthcare.gov is purely a man-made catastrophe and is all the fault of Obama and Democrats. The only way Obama and the Dems can save their bacon (reputations) is to repeal Obamacare. It won´t happen, because of arrogance and an evil desire to control a nation.

We may have to fight a second Civil War. Isn´t it quite telling that Obama didn´t go to Gettysburg for the 150th celebration? There won´t be any school children reciting any great speech that Obama has ever given - he is not an inspiring man.



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Reply 17 - Posted by: chicodon, 11/21/2013 9:42:05 AM     (No. 9623600)

#16
That was near the top of his most shameful acts, IMO. However, I´m sure it made perfect sense in his diabolical mind.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 11/21/2013 9:46:52 AM     (No. 9623611)

Look for more Democrats to be sponsoring bill to make changes to Obamacare. I say this because last night I was called by a very long, detailed poll about Obamacare that just had to be sponsored by the Democrats. There were a lot of questions on how various changes to the law might effect my support as well as how likely I was to vote next year.

This was a very expensive poll to conduct as they asked not just for my opinion on a five point scale from strongly disapprove to strongly approve but they also asked for my opinion in my own words and transcribed extended comments.




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Reply 19 - Posted by: DebraAnn, 11/21/2013 9:56:39 AM     (No. 9623629)

What took so long??? I was telling people about this at that first awful election....this fool is a complete anti-American disaster...right up there with Katrina!!!

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Pinchem, 11/21/2013 10:28:17 AM     (No. 9623686)

I´ve never been one who bought into the notion that black people were uneducated, dumb and stupid.

Then #7 posted this: "- his approval among African-Americans is still around 90%"

Perhaps I should reevaluate my thinking. They are certainly proving me wrong.


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Reply 21 - Posted by: pixie1942, 11/21/2013 10:38:19 AM     (No. 9623702)

if the dems were smart and brave[LOL] they would get with the repubs and cancel the law, as is their duty, and make our commie-in-chief sign it or bear the entire burden by his sole American hating ARSS

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Reply 22 - Posted by: NotaBene, 11/21/2013 11:02:03 AM     (No. 9623745)

I hope Chief Justice Roberts is proud of his decision. He could have stopped this nightmare. Instead he chose to protect the secret of his illegally adopted children that is not a secret anymore. Obama made him change his vote by blackmail. If you do not believe me google it.

Cruz tried to do something about this and I thank him for what he did. We need a lot of people like him in the Congress to stop this nightmare. Where are they?


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Reply 23 - Posted by: ConradCA, 11/21/2013 11:17:18 AM     (No. 9623772)

The fact is that the Tyrant doesn´t have to win a new election so his popularity isn´t much of a factor. It is the Democrats in the Senate and House that need to suffer the consequences of their support for the Tyrant and ObamaCare. If things go well there are plenty of crimes that justify impeachment of the Tyrant. We may have to suffer through 2 years of President Biden, but it´s worth it in order to remove and punish the Tyrant.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: peterfleming, 11/21/2013 11:18:25 AM     (No. 9623777)

How can the ever wise Rinktum, #2, call these destructive socialist Marxists, such a deceptively fake ID
name of "progressive"? Time to square away your semantic ship and have the fortitude, we all know that you possess, to call them the rotten names they actually ARE.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: congaree53, 11/21/2013 11:24:51 AM     (No. 9623790)

On the subject of the impact of Katrina on Bush´s polls, I agree the negative press was underdeserved. But look at Bush´s polling history, which can be tracked on the Gallup site. He dropped to mid 30´s after Katrina. He recovered slightly and then plummeted again when the Iraq war went south. It was the war and not Katrina that was the catalyst for Obama. Keep in mind that to date, the Iraq War (once described by retired General Anthony Zinni as "brain fart") has claimed the lives of nearly 8,000 U.S. service members and contractors and is projected to cost the U.S. Treasury more than two trillion dollars. It was a neocon fuster-cluck and I am convinced that if Romney did not sound like a neocon in 2012 he might have won

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Reply 26 - Posted by: thatsomewhereplace, 11/21/2013 11:34:30 AM     (No. 9623800)

I wonder about Bart Stupak. You know the one vote needed to pass 0bamacare. The person who was told about an "executive order" in the bill re abortion. I think he was on FNC recently. He should feel like a real sucker. Believing the story about that "executive order." I wonder if he still thinks his vote was correct. I just wonder. A nearby yard arm would be appropriate for Mr. Stupak.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: texas_gop, 11/21/2013 11:35:09 AM     (No. 9623805)

Don´t worry, Boehner and McConnell will help bail him out.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: jerseygal, 11/21/2013 11:38:22 AM     (No. 9623808)

Poster #20 - The ones in the ghetto are - and proud of it too!

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Reply 29 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 11/21/2013 12:05:37 PM     (No. 9623869)

LSM just can´t hide Obamacare from the masses unlike what they have been doing for all the other illegal doings of Obama. If the masses had been informed of the truth from the start these numbers would have dropped a long time ago. Many people still need to learn the rest of the Obama´s crimes and when they do learn of them these numbers will get lower.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Butch59, 11/21/2013 12:13:10 PM     (No. 9623891)

As much of a problem Obozo is for the country, don´t forget Dingy Harry and San Fran Nan. Somehow, those two control the dims to a degree that is unbelievable. I have a hard time believing that they can get the entire Dim Senate Caucus and the overwhelming majority of the House Dim members to vote exactly as they are told to. Don´t any of these people have any morals or thoughts as how certain legislation will effect the majority of Americans? Or do they just take the "shut up and do as your told" path.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Nan, 11/21/2013 12:46:00 PM     (No. 9623939)

Like the unemployment numbers were fudged so he could be re-elected, I truly believe that his approval rating is also being fudged and it is more like 27 than 37.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: strike3, 11/21/2013 1:33:27 PM     (No. 9624016)

As usual, #1 writes a great analysis of the situation.

For every one of us who have seen a naked emperor since 2008, there are two people who still live under the hope ´n change cabbage leaf. Making excuses for obama has become an art form.

He has failed, miserably. Our main concern now is that he will let his anger get the best of him and attempt to implement his radical agenda by force - at gunpoint. We may be putting our Second Amendment and God-given rights of self protection to use before we know it. Keep ´em in the bullseye and keep an eye out for the brownshirts.

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taxpayer money to lure Obama library site

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Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/18/2014 9:15:50 AM     Post Reply
First, the good news: We are close enough to the end of the Obama presidency for his crowd to talk about a presidential library. Now, the bad news: Obama´s retirement is still 1,008 days distant. Plenty of time though to round up the dough to build it somewhere. Figure they need Solyndra-style money, at least $500 million. The last two presidents – Bill Clinton and George W. Bush -- built their legacy edifices totally with private money. [Snip] However, Obama supporters have a different take. They think taxpayers should put up $100 million in public money for Obama´s library.

Every Media Outlet: Hillary
Grandkid the Most Consequential
Baby Since Jesus

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Mediaite, by Tina Nguyen    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/18/2014 10:34:40 AM     Post Reply
Less than 16 hours after Chelsea Clinton announced she was pregnant, a lot of major news outlets started staring into the crystal ball of Chelsea’s womb, wondering what this currently floating zygotic multicellular being meant for the prospects of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, which is also a floating, zygotic, multicellular being. Their answer: The immaculately conceived Clinton child could mean everything. And no, it’s not just the fact that having a grandchild could be personally fulfilling to Hillary and Bill (mazel tov, by the way), or that a cute baby would be a sweet cherry on top of Hillary’s already

Harry Reid Doubles Down on Bundy
Ranch: ´If They´re Patriots, We´re
in Big Trouble´

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Breitbart Big Government, by Kerry Picket    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/18/2014 9:39:40 PM     Post Reply
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Friday stood by his statement regarding embattled Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, saying on KSNV’s What’s Your Point?, “If anyone thinks by any figment of their imagination that what happened up there last week was just people rallying to somebody that was oppressed, 600 people came in armed. They had practiced. They had maneuvered.” Reid continued, “They knew what they were doing. They set up snipers in strategic locations with sniper rifles. They had assault weapons. They had automatic weapons. And they boasted about the fact that they put women and children, in fact one

Those ‘rogue’ agents
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New York Post, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/18/2014 4:37:07 AM     Post Reply
Remember when Lois Lerner, in answering a planted question at an American Bar Association conference, admitted the IRS had targeted conservative groups but tried to pass it off as the work of rogue agents — “our line people in Cincinnati”? Today we know there were indeed federal agents involved. But they weren’t rogue, and they weren’t confined to IRS workers in Cincinnati. Thanks to a Freedom of Information request by Judicial Watch, we now have an e-mail Lerner sent to colleagues noting the Department of Justice was looking into criminal prosecutions of these tax-exempt groups. We know something else, too. These investigations

Glen Campbell has been
moved into a facility

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People Magazine, by Gilliam Telling    Original Article
Posted By: Hazymac- 4/17/2014 6:58:48 PM     Post Reply
Glen Campbell has been suffering from Alzheimer´s for over three years, but the Grammy-winning singer, 78, has recently moved into a facility, PEOPLE has confirmed. "He was moved to an Alzhemier´s facility last week," says a family friend. "I´m not sure what the permanent plan is for him yet. We´ll know more next week." The "Rhinestone Cowboy" crooner first opened up about having Alzheimer´s to PEOPLE in an exclusive 2011 interview. Campbell and his fourth wife, Kim Woolen, decided to go public with the news because Campbell hoped to embark on a final farewell live tour. The couple wanted his


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