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The Vultures Circle, Hostile World Testing Barack
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Posted by GolfBravoUSMC 2008-11-11 01:56|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6514 views ]  Top

#1 Color me unimpressed. You bastards that elected this jerk, you support him. I'm on vacation for the next four years. If we get hit by terrorist enemies, the people who should be punished are the damned fools that voted for a man who couldn't get a low-level security clearance. They're the ones who put us in this situation.
Posted by Jolutch Mussolini7800 2008-11-11 03:46||   2008-11-11 03:46|| Front Page Top

#2 OH!
Now it's our duty as citizens to support the president. For the last 8 years it has been our duty to fecklessly whine and cry about every move the president has made, to reveal classified plans, to protest outside his ranch, to do all sorts of asinine things. But now its time to support him, yeah, sure.

I was hoping the cult of adulation would melt away once he was elected, but I can see that it still lives. Someone please cut off its head and bury it in the back yard.
Posted by bigjim-ky 2008-11-11 07:03||   2008-11-11 07:03|| Front Page Top

#3 The non-stop media circle-jerk ever since the election is a clue of what to expect for the next 4 to 8 years. I don't see any reason to give this 21st-century Chauncey Gardener my unconditional support. I plan to begin my subscription to the position that vocal, insulting, and unreasoning dissent is the most patriotic activity possible. "Our new president-elect is a miserable idiotic racist! Impeach! Impeach! Impeach!"
Posted by Scooter McGruder 2008-11-11 07:38||   2008-11-11 07:38|| Front Page Top

#4 Chauncey Gardener,
Posted by bigjim-ky 2008-11-11 07:47||   2008-11-11 07:47|| Front Page Top

#5 So Ima idiot.
I'll back him up.

Now let's see if the slow-wits above me can figure out what fucking country they reside in. Page me if I'm wrong.
Posted by .5MT 2008-11-11 08:04||]">[]  2008-11-11 08:04|| Front Page Top

#6 .5MT,

Get back to me in a few months with how well supporting The One is working out for you. I'll be on vacation but I'll drop in here to find out how you're doing. I'll wish you good luck in your effort; I strongly suspect you'll need it to avoid an ulcer.
Posted by Jolutch Mussolini7800 2008-11-11 08:17||   2008-11-11 08:17|| Front Page Top

#7 Unlike Michael Moore or Harry Reid and the rest of the motherfucking Democrat Party, I'm not about to side with my country's enemies against my domestic political opponents. In any conflict between the USA and China or Russia or Iran, I have no problem being on the side of the USA, no matter who's president.

On the other hand, Obama has not earned my trust. If he gets something right, I'll give him credit for it; but when he gets things wroing, I'll not withhold my critique for the sake of "national unity."
Posted by Mike 2008-11-11 08:19||   2008-11-11 08:19|| Front Page Top

#8 Good point Mike.

I do however see the point of the early posters. Now we're supposed to offer bi-partisan support to our President? After the past eight years, that's asking a lot.
Posted by Hellfish 2008-11-11 08:43||   2008-11-11 08:43|| Front Page Top

#9 As should be American tadition for every American, if Americans come under threat or attack, the president will have my support for anything short of 'piece in our time' diplomacy.

On the domestic side though, ima suspect I'll largely be siding with his opposition.
Posted by Mike N. 2008-11-11 09:15||   2008-11-11 09:15|| Front Page Top

#10 I haven't read any articles from anyone suggesting that we not support him. The 'riots in the streets' threats were coming from rabid liberal personas and anarchist types (nuts). To be tepid in your support is one thing, to actively subvert the president is quite another. Like, say, going to Hamas or Syria or Iraq and meeting with their leaders, making promises and statements counter to the administration's policy.
Those weren't conservatives doing that, or exposing secret govt. anti-terror ops. So up to now I don't see any reason to point the finger at conservatives, they have been nothing but gracious in their defeat so far.
Posted by bigjim-ky 2008-11-11 10:13||   2008-11-11 10:13|| Front Page Top

#11 There's a difference between loyal opposition and insane ranting. We've had 8 years of the latter, shall we prove ourselves no better than the Democrats? I hope not. I'm not going to be a hypocrite. I'll wait until he doesn't something stupid and I will absolutely point it out to everyone I can, until then, stop acting like spoiled brat democrats.
Posted by AllahHateMe 2008-11-11 10:29||   2008-11-11 10:29|| Front Page Top

#12 The One has not done anything (yet) to cause me to take up my Second Amendment arms and attempt to overthrow the government. Until that time, I shall support my country (AND its feckless leadership on the vital stuff) to the best of my ability. While The One may not have campaigned legally it seems like he did really get elected (unlike Franken), and 'in a Democracy you get the government you deserve.' We have created two generations of uneducated and 'needy' Americans who now have the numbers to call the shots. I don't see that changing until the house of cards collapses and we start over - at which time the weak (weak-willed, stupid, lazy, etc.) won't survive.
Posted by Glenmore 2008-11-11 10:54||   2008-11-11 10:54|| Front Page Top

#13 This is B.S. It is not our duty to to support the president. Its our duty to support the country.

The concept of "supporting the president" conflicts with constitutional separation of powers. The congress is responsible for evaluating and passing laws, not rubber stamping presidential requests. The senate advices and consents (or not) to key appointments and to international treaties. It is their duty to questions the president and independently determine whether or not his decisions are to be supported.

The citizenry respects the outcomes of elections, obeys laws and supports the government, or dissents from the government, each according to their own beliefs and interests.
Posted by DoDo 2008-11-11 11:35||   2008-11-11 11:35|| Front Page Top

#14 I have taken an oath to support and defend the Constitution "from all enemies, foreign and domestic". I have always considered that socialists, Marxists, progressives, etc. were the domestic enemies of the Constitution and therefore, the country.

I fear that this election has installed a domestic enemy as POTUS. He will not receive any support from me until he proves otherwise.

Semper Fi!
Posted by USMC6743 2008-11-11 12:35||   2008-11-11 12:35|| Front Page Top

#15 Politics *should* end at the water's edge. Of course, that always applied to Republican politics, as the Democratic piranhas like Teddy Kennedy, Kerry, and Biden did whatever the hell they felt like without much in the way of consequences.

But... "I am good to those who are good. I am also good to those who are not good." Just because liberal asshole Democrats fail to be good Americans is no reason for conservative nominal Democrats like yours truly or upright, conservative Republicans to fail to provide the full measure of patriotic support required by our principles.

Inside the water's edge? Serve 'em their own livers back to them on a skewer - no quarter on domestic or economic issues.
Posted by Mitch H.">Mitch H.  2008-11-11 14:02||]">[]  2008-11-11 14:02|| Front Page Top

#16 It's amazing what comes out of the woodwork.
Posted by Fester Creanter3194 2008-11-11 14:26||   2008-11-11 14:26|| Front Page Top

#17 I will be against Obama on probably every decision he makes. I will point out his failings. But I will not be like the idiotic and infantile democrats that have surrounded me the past 8 years (I live in Marin County...nutso world). They are like little kids stamping their feet. I won't go to that level. But if he goes off the rails, then I will be very vocal in my opposition.
Posted by remoteman 2008-11-11 14:46||   2008-11-11 14:46|| Front Page Top

#18 I expect to be patriotic in the next few years. Not insanely so with giant puppets and such but with other forms of silent dissent.
Posted by rjschwarz 2008-11-11 16:39||   2008-11-11 16:39|| Front Page Top

#19 So when can I start using the following phrases?

"I thought the rest of the world was going to love us now that we got rid of Chimpy McHitler!"

"You mean I STILL gotta pay my mortgage and there's no free gas???"

"When did 'Yes we can!' turn into 'No, you can't!'"
Posted by Cornsilk Blondie 2008-11-11 17:10||   2008-11-11 17:10|| Front Page Top

#20 Barrack Hussein Obama is my President. He wasn't elected by me, or by most of my friends, but he's President of the United States, effective Jan 20, 2009. He will remain my president as long as he supports, protects, and promotes the Constitution of the United States, and the laws enacted by Congress and signed by the President - ALL of them, since 1790 and later, unless they have been rescinded. HOWEVER:

the first time he steps on that Constitution, or tries to do something diametrically opposed to it, he switches from being my President to being my Enemy, and will be treated as such. I'm keeping my eye on him. "Pinch" Sulzburger and several others (Dan Blather, Nancy Pillousi, Harry "Weak" Reid, Chucky Schumer, etc.) have already made that list.
Posted by Old Patriot">Old Patriot  2008-11-11 17:49||]">[]  2008-11-11 17:49|| Front Page Top

#21 OP and USMC sum it up.
Posted by Alaska Paul 2008-11-11 19:06||   2008-11-11 19:06|| Front Page Top

#22  Politics *should* end at the water's edge

If that were true, Teddy Kennedy could have been President.
Posted by SteveS 2008-11-11 19:16||   2008-11-11 19:16|| Front Page Top

#23 Restrain any comment that puts our troops in harm's way directly (not a problem in the R'burg), but the trickier thing is to question Admin forign policy, and that will surely come up. As I remember, dissent is the highest form of patriotism (per the seditionist left), but keep your judgement intact (I will have to do the same)
Posted by Frank G">Frank G  2008-11-11 19:20||   2008-11-11 19:20|| Front Page Top

#24 Yeah, but where's the birth certificate and what does it say? And what about the campaign finance fraud? And what about his advisers going over to talk to Hamas before the election? What other stuff is this questionable character covering up?

He's not my president. He's president of the country. He's not ready. He'll do whatever he thinks fits his political plan, rather do what's good for us, or he'll do some good things so that when the "plan" comes out, everyone will "trust" him.

I have a friend who grew up in Indonesia who says he makes Bashir look like a boyscout. And no one can read him because of the Indonesian cultural norms that Americans can't decipher.

We'll see what happens.

Oh, and why was it, do you think, that Iran was so vocal in its support of D'oh-bama? OF COURSE they see him as weak and as a pushover, or as a partner (which to them would be the same thing). They are LOVIN' it. Trust me.

Posted by ex-lib 2008-11-11 23:13||   2008-11-11 23:13|| Front Page Top

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