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  •  Yeah, yeah, Obama is the devil. Got it, bobswern. (1+ / 0-)
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    •  The "devil's in the details," Anton... (4+ / 0-)'re a little confused in your quest for positivism. In your world, being "positive" means ignoring reality. That's not positivism. That's fantasy. Have a great Sunday!

      "I always thought if you worked hard enough and tried hard enough, things would work out. I was wrong." --Katharine Graham

      by bobswern on Sun Jul 28, 2013 at 12:46:24 PM PDT

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    •  Obama is becoming rather famous for saying the (0+ / 0-)

      right words - wonderful words - and taking the opposite actions.

      Today, he wishes to address the income gap and growing inequality.  But, still today, his own cabinet and sub-cabinet appointees are of the "make the rich richer" ilk.  Until he appoints people to posts who actually care about addressing the income gap and growing inequality and pushing legislation doing the same, I'll not waste much time putting much "hope" in his "leadership."

      He's done precisely the opposite of his words over and over.  Just recently he was pushing "strengthening retirement stability and security" all the while that he is ALSO pushing the Grand Compromise to reduce SS benefits.

      The man needs a mirror, badly.

      "The law is meant to be my servant and not my master, still less my torturer and my murderer." -- James Baldwin. July 11, 1966.

      by YucatanMan on Sun Jul 28, 2013 at 07:44:20 PM PDT

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