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2013-11-16 Home Front: Politix
Is Obama Done?
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Posted by Uncle Phester 2013-11-16 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6465 views ]  Top

Posted by junkiron 2013-11-16 01:00||   2013-11-16 01:00|| Front Page Top

#2 In his article Monty Pelerin cites the lead paragraph from an excellent and interesting article By Fouad Ajami that appeared in the Wall Street Journal Nov. 14, 2013

Rule by personal charisma has met its proper fate. The spell has been broken, and the magician stands exposed. We need no pollsters to tell us of the loss of faith in Mr. Obama’s policies—and, more significantly, in the man himself. Charisma is like that. Crowds come together and they project their needs onto an imagined redeemer. The redeemer leaves the crowd to its imagination: For as long as the charismatic moment lasts—a year, an era—the redeemer is above and beyond judgment. He glides through crises, he knits together groups of varied, often clashing, interests. Always there is that magical moment, and its beauty, as a reference point.

For those who may be interested in reading the entire article the link is here:
Posted by junkiron 2013-11-16 01:28||   2013-11-16 01:28|| Front Page Top

#3 Ye all sing a different song when the 22nd amendment is repealed by executive degree.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2013-11-16 04:46||   2013-11-16 04:46|| Front Page Top

#4 Well g(r)rom, he's certainly proven he doesn't need the Congress for a damn thing now hasn't he? I'd put nothing beyond this bugger and his shadow communist cadre. It's those appointed, sitting behind the curtains that I fear.

I just hope we can survive the next 3 years without a major regional conflict or national calamity. Given the opportunity, he would definitely declare himself the king. I have little doubt about that.
Posted by Besoeker 2013-11-16 05:08||   2013-11-16 05:08|| Front Page Top

#5 I think he will outlaw boy's bikes.
Posted by Shipman 2013-11-16 09:00||   2013-11-16 09:00|| Front Page Top

#6 When enough Donks think its far better he take one for the team rather than they do. He's provided enough material to allow the Donks to be rid of him when they come to that conclusion. Remember they got Capone on income tax evasion rather than racketeering.
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-11-16 10:18||   2013-11-16 10:18|| Front Page Top

#7 No, he is not done yet...

the Dems have not yet flushed.
Posted by Chesney Whelet1782 2013-11-16 11:35||   2013-11-16 11:35|| Front Page Top

#8 In my leadership classes, yes they teach leadership in Doctoral programs now, we had a lengthy reading about charismatic leaders.

Most of them are toxic as hell and are the worst form of narcissists on the planet, turning from caring and inspirational to mean spirited, evil, and vindictive in the snap of a finger.

Given that, I would love to be a bug on the wall of a cabinet meeting as this barking dog mad narcissist goes ape-shit about the ACA.

Somewhere in all of this is a moral.

First never write legislation more than 200 pages long nor one that requires three years to write the implementing regulations.

Second require everyone to read the damn thing before it is even brought to the floor.

Third, never propose legislation that is intended to help the middle class which increases taxes on the middle class.

Lastly, never let the social engineers write implementing regulations more stringent than the law.
Posted by Bill Clinton 2013-11-16 12:29||   2013-11-16 12:29|| Front Page Top

#9 Rule Second point five: After legislators read the proposals, give them a detailed test on its contents to verify their reading comprehension. Them that fails, can't vote on it.
Posted by Anguper Hupomosing9418 2013-11-16 12:51||   2013-11-16 12:51|| Front Page Top

#10 Anguper, the problem with doing that is that Congress would never pass any laws, other than to declare National Rutabaga Day.

Actually, that might be a good thing.

It also might smoke out some congresscritters who are too stupid to understand anything that they read.
Posted by Rambler in Virginia 2013-11-16 13:10||   2013-11-16 13:10|| Front Page Top

#11 Whether he stays or goes, the damage he has done is everlasting.

The Democrats have destroyed the United States of America - We won the lengthy battle with the Soviet Union, then lost the war.

Congrats, Demos. Now enjoy the misery that you have wrought.

Posted by Orion 2013-11-16 13:40||   2013-11-16 13:40|| Front Page Top

#12 You want my ammo,? Come and get it.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2013-11-16 13:47||   2013-11-16 13:47|| Front Page Top

#13 Yeah, but they feel. Our leftist trolls feel. We rational people don't. That's what makes them better! [snort]
Posted by Bobby 2013-11-16 13:57||   2013-11-16 13:57|| Front Page Top

#14 ...This will make you feel better 'soeker /sarc: <LINK>
Posted by Uncle Phester 2013-11-16 15:50||   2013-11-16 15:50|| Front Page Top

#15 Whether or not he is done personally, the cause will move forward at an ever increasing pace. I fear Orion is correct.
Posted by Lowspark 2013-11-16 16:25||   2013-11-16 16:25|| Front Page Top

#16 Its bad enough to have lived through the last years of this administration and his party calling me a racist, extremist, terrorist, tea bagger and other demeaning names. To live through a president and wife that hold the highest post in "Serving" our nation and they wont even put their hands over their hearts during our national anthem. He has destroyed our economy, destroyed our health care system, destroyed our foreign relations with all of our allies. He has supported the very people who killed 3,000 Americans on 9/11, and he is completely unapologetic for it. He has the charisma of Adolph Hitler and he is doing exactly what his charismatic ass set out to do, bring our nation down to that of a second or third world standing. The train called America is sliding off its rails. It can be fixed but first we have to rid Washington of his blind followers and calculating coconspirators.
Now we will have to live through the next two years of the democrats power struggle and who will lead them for the next ten years.
Oh, the Tea Party said the health care plan would screw America, they tried their very best to stop it. They were vilified by both parties. But in the end, the Tea Party was right! They are patriots willing to suffer attacks and slanders in an effort to keep America on the rails. In the end both the republicans and democrats let America down. Every dollar we waste trying to fix what has been done is a dollar of shame against these two parties. Shame on them, every last one!
Posted by 49 Pan 2013-11-16 17:21||   2013-11-16 17:21|| Front Page Top

#17 I fear he is not done yet. Other programs with his strong support: Employment Non-discrimination Act, Agenda 21, executive order setting up the new Climate Change Task Force, Common Core, Trans Pacific Partnership, Islamic infiltration of the government, secret deals with Iran, NSA privacy abuse, regulation and elimination of ammunition production, more executive orders on gun control, and Obama’s purge of the officer corps.
Posted by SR-71 2013-11-16 18:29||   2013-11-16 18:29|| Front Page Top

#18 Stop it SR71!!!! My head will explode! I can only take the traitor one crime at a time! So lets do a lottery on what is next. Not immigration, probably more Islam and race baiting. Working up the fervor for riots.
Posted by 49 Pan 2013-11-16 19:02||   2013-11-16 19:02|| Front Page Top

#19  I can only take the traitor one crime at a time!

That is what they are depending on.
Posted by SR-71 2013-11-16 20:28||   2013-11-16 20:28|| Front Page Top

#20 I would love to be a bug on the wall of a cabinet meeting as this barking dog mad narcissist goes ape-shit about the ACA.

I suspect if you have seen any of the Downfall parodies on the Interwebs (or worked at a startup), you know exactly what goes on.
Posted by SteveS 2013-11-16 21:48||   2013-11-16 21:48|| Front Page Top

#21 Not sure about done, but I bet he could use a toke.
Posted by Guillibaldo McCoy1948 2013-11-16 23:37||   2013-11-16 23:37|| Front Page Top

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