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    not direct the Justice Department to criminally prosecute torturers in the government as a part of his platform or that he would not seek criminal prosecutions of the thieves and frauds in the banking system, doesn't mean that he didn't imply those stances in his rhetoric. What do the words justice and fairness and community mean when spoken by candidate/ President Obama? I could go on, but I won't because the Obama cheerleaders will simply attack anyone who holds Obama to account as being racists or Libertarians of the Greenwald stripe etc... There can be no discussion about Obama on this site that doesn't cheer him on as the "Great Helmsman," of the Democratic Party. It is actually sickening that Democrats defend this President for actions they excoriated "W," for, including the neoliberal shill David Axelrod, who now apologizes for attacking "W" for his vacations... it is incredibly pathetic!

    "Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are..." George Santayana

    by KJG52 on Mon Aug 25, 2014 at 08:48:12 AM PDT

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