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Obama is no longer so invincible
Washington Examiner, by Noemie Emery

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 11/27/2013 10:09:52 PM

President Obama is concerned these days with the "young invincibles," the 20-somethings he needs now to buy into his program, but who probably won´t because they feel (you guessed it) invincible and think they will stay so for quite a long time. But it takes one to know one, as the irony is Obama himself is, or once was, an ultra-invincible, unstoppable and doing what people said couldn´t be done. Could he become world famous on the strength of one speech? Yes, he could. Could he beat Hillary Clinton, a president´s wife and a feminist icon? Yes, he could. Could he

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I wish I could believe that. 0bama will carry on as if he´s a dictator until he is stopped, by whatever means.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 11/27/2013 10:39:22 PM     (No. 9632256)

We won´t all drink the poisonous Kool-Aid. Hey, what´s Plan B?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TXknitter, 11/27/2013 11:21:44 PM     (No. 9632290)

Well, not all these "young invincibles" are going to stay Obama supporters. Some of these kids worked hard in college, earned pricey degrees and after two years of no job prospects, student loan payments and having to move back in with the folks, the Obama magic is wearing mighty thin.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: suejeanne, 11/27/2013 11:29:57 PM     (No. 9632294)

While looking at the cartoon on the home page -poison pill - the logo for Obama´s campaign is there on one side of the capsule - it occurs to me that the red and white stripes at the bottom of the logo looked like downturned, unhappy expressions . . . reflecting an increasingly higher PMI(personal misery index).



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Reply 4 - Posted by: toodles3956, 11/28/2013 6:13:09 AM     (No. 9632405)

I guess it didn´t occur to the idiots who wrote Obamacare that 20 something young people wouldn´t buy into this plan while they can stay on their parents plan till they are 26. Geez!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/28/2013 6:54:33 AM     (No. 9632420)

When you hear a college age kid saying their main goal in life is helping the environment,they are a lost cause person.The other tag line is I want to make a difference.These are abstract concepts that lasso people into being permanent liberals,no matter how bad their stake in life gets.

Economics professors probably teach kids how to get a government grant rather than how private capitalization works.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 11/28/2013 6:56:52 AM     (No. 9632421)

He was elected for one reason and one reason only, he portrayed himself as authentically black.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: M2, 11/28/2013 6:59:56 AM     (No. 9632423)

The Battered American is no longer going to take back the contrite "I´ll never do it again" Battering Husband. He has indeed demonstrated that he cannot be trusted with our trust. Once you lose the trust, it´s gone. It is not as though Obama is the kind of POTUS who will actually apologize, say "I was wrong", and demand the law be repealed.

So, absent his total capitulation and repentance, anyone who believes anything he promises is the equivalent of a battered wife with an IQ in single digits.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Rinktum, 11/28/2013 7:22:55 AM     (No. 9632431)

I am in agreement with the premise that Obama is no longer invincible. However, I do believe he is still extremely dangerous. With an ego like his, there is no way he is going to give up on his efforts to fundamentally transform this country unless he is forced to do so. It is obvious that people are upset and don´t trust him, but how do we proceed from here? We need some real leadership from the Republican Party to come forth with viable workable solutions to the chaos this president has created. Don´t wait for the democrats to finally realize Obama is toxic and then someone like Hillary will emerge to "fix it". We need good solid conservative leaders to point the way out of this nightmare.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 11/28/2013 7:30:56 AM     (No. 9632439)

He´s been livin´ on the love of the twenty- somethings since his first campaign events in 2008. It looks like free beer and Bruce Springsteen isn´t going to cut it anymore. This why he has to recharge every week or so by speaking at schools; from junior high to colleges . It is these skulls full of mush that still adore celebrity over sensibility.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: dagger, 11/28/2013 7:34:57 AM     (No. 9632440)

What no. said!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: dagger, 11/28/2013 7:36:28 AM     (No. 9632442)

Oops! I meant what no. 9 said

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Reply 12 - Posted by: saucy, 11/28/2013 8:41:52 AM     (No. 9632499)

Start impeachment hearings.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Joe vann, 11/28/2013 8:57:10 AM     (No. 9632515)

# 9 is doing fine.

However, never forget that the msm is like the government beauraquency; not held accountable, not elected, always liberal and willing to do ANYTHING to keep a progressive in power. They will no more leave Obama, in the long run, than a conservative mother would leave their child on a battle field. They have no other choice in the matter.

It is hard to look even mildly competent with a corrupt msm against you. They can make even the most incompetent, anti-American, narcissist, liar look like a winner, if he is one of their´s. We need to keep praying.



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Reply 14 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 11/28/2013 9:02:31 AM     (No. 9632522)

These simpleton college communist in training youngsters don´t bother the huge ego ladden low IQ brain of Obama because the didn´t write or know what´s in the big heaping pile of crappola known as the ACA.
That´s right Obama is not running for office unless he declares himself ruler/dictator.
The Messiah has whittled his base down to blacks, gays and fat single women with tattoos.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: stablemoney, 11/28/2013 9:10:51 AM     (No. 9632527)

The young invincibles are unemployed and staying with mom. There are no dads at home.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Arby, 11/28/2013 9:24:42 AM     (No. 9632547)

If young people could not vote until they had a job and were paying taxes the dims would lose all elections.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: planetgeo, 11/28/2013 9:50:39 AM     (No. 9632582)

The problem for Obamacare is that not enough invincibles will sign up to pay for the vincibles.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: jglas, 11/28/2013 9:58:05 AM     (No. 9632597)

Can´t you see it coming? The failure of the ACA will be blamed on the evil insurance companies who priced their policies too high with too large deductibles. Obama is just an innocent victim who tried hard and meant well. The first effort will be to force the insurance companies to lower their prices and deductibles but since that will cause them to lose money they´ll just quit. With the insurance companies out of the picture only the federal government can save the day by taking their place. Obama rushes in to save the day. Hello, single payer, nationalized, socialized medicine and Obama is the hero.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: chicodon, 11/28/2013 10:23:05 AM     (No. 9632623)

Obama is a magician. With one hand he claims he MUST have "20-somethings" for the program to work, even though they typically make very little. With the other hand he has millions of more affluent people´s policies cancelled forcing them into the system. Call me crazy, but it seems to me that the latter will be the ones who finance his Marxist boondoggle.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: mc squared, 11/28/2013 10:29:36 AM     (No. 9632634)

Hit them with all the facts you can but nothing will change.

Hume, Krauthammer and Goldberg still can´t make Juan Williams admit that people are losing care and prices are rising.


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Reply 21 - Posted by: nevernaught, 11/28/2013 11:14:28 AM     (No. 9632675)

If you ain´t got the dough, then you´re a no show. First off Middle income people are smart enough to arrange their taxes so there are no refunds, so no IRS penalties can be collected when you reach the penalty stage for not signing up. The underground market is going to thrive and Illegal criminals don´t pay taxes. Oh well, they get free medical services anyway.

How many bright people do you think will now go through all those steps it takes to become a Doctor. You would be surprised how many people in San Diego go to Mexico for dental work. Its cheap and they have someone meet you at the border and drive you to the Dentist. A lot of the Dentists are Americans.

I wonder how many Doctors will become Expats.


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Reply 22 - Posted by: P51DMustang, 11/28/2013 11:42:56 AM     (No. 9632706)

For every analytical post and Must Read about Obama:

Take a deep breath and save your thoughtful analysis; here is all the Truth that needs to be written.

"Obama is a Pathological Liar. He belongs in Psychiatric Care and Evaluation.

Obama is a Danger to Himself and Others"

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Reply 23 - Posted by: bighambone, 11/28/2013 12:16:12 PM     (No. 9632731)

Obama lives in his own progressive world and is surrounded by like progressives. He will continue on his progressive mission in life until either time runs out, or the political bell rings for him.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: NotaBene, 11/28/2013 12:27:13 PM     (No. 9632739)

Barack is a great liar. Obamacare is his greatest lie. He is dripping Marxism into our political bloodstream.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: gone2pot, 11/28/2013 12:30:27 PM     (No. 9632741)

And so for the first time, he knows what it´s like to be normal and pay a real human price for his acts.

No, no , nyet, nyet, NO. HE pays NO price whatsoever. WE pay the price. Geez, please demonstrate how he and his ilk have paid any price for their transformation processes. I can demonstrate all day how they have not and how the country has and will continue to.

Can he talk his way now out of all of his problems? It seems "no, he can´t" anymore.

Who cares if he can´t TALK his way out? His policies have ALL been implemented at afterburner speed while the nation´s majority voters drool over Lady Gaga´s failed pop whatever ididocy. Thanks to your pals at the Weekly Standard and your constant "Now we have him" nonsense, and especially the GOP Depends filling "courage" Obama will continue to afterburn us into the tyranny sitting in your living room and you keep ignoring. This "conservative" passive aggressive lunacy is really getting old.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: knarfski, 11/28/2013 12:30:45 PM     (No. 9632742)

oops


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Reply 27 - Posted by: knarfski, 11/28/2013 1:55:04 PM     (No. 9632806)

Some day some genius will publish a definitive work that will analyze how such a knowledge-deficient, inexperienced person became POTUS. The world will then learn more about social psychology, politics and human frailty than ever before.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Mother of AL, 11/28/2013 2:07:00 PM     (No. 9632816)

What # 19 said. And to add to # 17...Voting regulations need to be changed...you have to show a copy of filed/paid income taxes to be able to vote. If you don´t pay taxes, you don´t get to vote. That´s why founding fathers put in property ownership as a requirement. These people had *skin in the game* as 0 loves to say. But today many people live in apts, but still pay taxes. This would remove the welfare queens from being able to vote themselves more of our money

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Reply 30 - Posted by: guybee, 11/29/2013 9:28:38 AM     (No. 9633417)

Not every citizen makes enough money to pay taxes. The only true text of citizenship is a valid social security card. With computers and scanners - just like credit cards - the technology exists to convert all social security registrants into a national credit card LIKE system of national IDs.

I realize this sounds 666ish. But come on - there is no way to guard our country without some type of legitimate registration and monitoring system.

This would then protect our voting system. It would prevent identity theft and give merchants a way to double check credit card authenticity.

What is wrong with this idea?

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Hank Aaron’s recent comments about the need for America to realize that racism is still very much alive and thriving — only now due to those who wear “neckties and starched shirts” rather than KKK hoods — has sparked an angry backlash and many fans are turning the tables, calling the baseball legend himself a racist. “Hank Aaron is a s*****g piece of [expletive] [racial slur],” one man said in an email to the Atlanta Braves’ front office, one of the teams Mr. Aaron used to play for, CBS News reported. “My old man instilled in my mind from a

White is not right: Campus admins ask
for help weeding out white people

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Daily Caller, by Robby Soave    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/15/2014 7:47:18 PM     Post Reply
Western Washington University sent a questionnaire to students asking them for advice on how the administration could succeed at making sure that in future years, “we are not as white as we are today.” The question notes that WWU’s racial make up does not perfectly reflect the nation at large, and asks students to consider strategies that other universities have used to focus on skin color as the paramount indicator of a student-applicant’s worth. The president of WWU has stated that his explicit goal is to reduce the white population on campus, according to Campus Reform. “I’ve said before and I’ll say it

If a nuclear bomb exploded in downtown
Washington, what should you do?

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The Week, by Marc Ambinder    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 4/15/2014 4:51:46 AM     Post Reply
Funny question in the headline, yes? But since President Obama worries more about the threat of terrorists´ improvised nuclear device going off in a major American city than anything Russia can throw at us, I was wondering if the government had deigned to share with us citizens any tips for, you know, surviving something their own intelligence points to as the likeliest unlikely Black Swan event. Well, no. And yes. No — very few people in Washington, D.C., who work for the government have any idea what they would do if a 10-kiloton nuclear device exploded at the intersection of 16th and K

Obama taps gay bishop to wrap Easter
Prayer Breakfast with invocation

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: jackson- 4/15/2014 9:25:28 AM     Post Reply
When President Obama needed a preacher to fulfill the closing prayer duties at the annual White House Easter Prayer Breakfast, he turned to none other than the Episcopal Church’s first openly gay bishop — who said he was as shocked as anyone at the appointment. The Right Rev. Gene Robinson said in a tweet, accompanied by a photo of Mr. Obama behind a podium at the event: “POTUS ‘preaches’ at the Easter prayer breakfast. Then, out of the blue, asks ME to close with prayer. OMG!” Newsmax said he also emphasized that the words he chose to close the breakfast


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