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  •  I'm guessing you didn't have a nation (1+ / 0-)
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    and re-election as part of your circumstance. You underestimate him at your own peril.

    Everyone Chill the fuck out! I got this - unknown but credited to Barack Obama

    by natedogg265 on Fri Nov 23, 2012 at 06:02:58 PM PST

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    •  No actually, I don't underestimate Obama. (0+ / 0-)

      I'm extremely impressed with Obama's skill at maneuvering in the halls of power. His influence is however limited.

      America is still to a large degree Cheney-ville, not Obama-ville.

      "The pessimists may be right in the end but an optimist has a better time getting there" -- Samuel Clemons

      by native on Fri Nov 23, 2012 at 09:24:31 PM PST

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