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Has the president offered you his bully-pulpit? Gun control is not your issue

When was the last time YOUR issue was given the president's bully-pulpit? Yeah, the outcry for Gun Control is not yours, and this campaign is not for you. President Obama trotted up a Sandy Hook Mourning Mom TM to rally the nation for action, of the usual so that they will not have died in vain variety, although she said only that the children "deserved a vote", code for, it doesn't have to pass, meaning this national conversation about societal violence is more kabuki. And how. Strange too how campus shootings are proliferating like pipeline spills, except the media are allowed to show the gun carnage. Before we're done, it would not surprise me if Sandy Hook victims are compensated like 911 survivors. MNBC has labeled this issue "Massacre Control" as if school shootings have anything on air strikes. "For the children" only applies to ours.

Lincoln: from Obama we hoped for a presidential reprise, not an Oscar

President Barack Obama couldn't deliver on the campaign inference he'd fill Abraham Lincoln's shoes, so what do we do? Cut the Great Emancipator down to size. Portray America's most lionized president as political operator, and distribute copies of the film to all the nation's schools to cement the revisionist theme. Generations of visitors to DC's monument will no longer recognize the seated giant, he'll seem to big.

Obama cried because the Connecticut schoolchildren were not Pakistani. Is that statement untrue?

So, no, the twenty schoolchildren killed at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown Connecticut were not Pakistani. Thats apparently what everyone is so upset about. Im rather embarrassed how distraught Americans are about the Connecticut school shooting, considering equivalent child-massacres happen daily in Pakistan, victims of US drones, to no public outcry. In Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia, and all the far reaches of our multinational corporate empire, child killing is public policy, far from being a subject of public anguish. 37926

So-called Fiscal Cliff is a Buffalo Jump

Remember the "Financial Crisis" from out of nowhere when Obama first came to office? Now it's Bank Heist, the Sequel, branded most assuredly with the assistance of Madison Avenue as a "Fiscal Cliff", shall we call it FC2? This time instead of extorting a so-called "bank bailout", the oligarchs want austerity concessions. Having looted the public treasury, they're after the public wealth we call government's primary social benefit to which the public thought it was "entitled". So our herders are crying FISCAL CLIFF hoping to divert the public beast to a real cliff, another Buffalo Jump, in urban terms, a shakedown.

Letter to Michael Moore, indelible hero, retrograde Occupy Obama supporter

Dear Michael, I write you as a longtime, enthusiastic fan, and please pardon me if the deference and affection I'd like to convey have been overcome by my shock at your recent emails. My question may sound rhetorical, but I would really like to know: what the hell compels you to shill once again for Barack Obama? Beside the campaign pablum. 37674

The road to victory in Venezuela! Comparing Chavez to Obama…

Here is a post electoral review of the Chavez campaign leading up to his reelection earlier this month in Venezuela: Venezuela, camino a la Victoria. Oct/2012 And now, a look at the sad campaign of Barack Obama here in the US: First Presidential Debate: Obama vs. Romney. Democracy really does not exist in the US, does it?

For Presidential Debate No 2, your reflection on television is dumber than you appear

If Mitt Romney's candidacy serves one purpose, it's to highlight what fools Americans have become. Without question, Romney shows his supporters to possess a thinking deficit virtually unfathomable. But more dispiriting, Romney's opponents run from him like Team Scooby Doo from a masked ghoul, Saturday after Saturday never wiser. Tonight's second presidential debate was no exception, with Romney contriving ever more spookier hogwash, to an audience and media taking it seriously. As a result tonight, people who otherwise pretend to know better were cheering for a "clean coal" fossil fuel president who's "all about pipelines" because they're afraid of a GOP foil who can't prove he'd be better than Bush. If tonight's town hall questions were vetted, can we not guess they were also ordered? Two subjects, the so-called Libya debacle and Anyone-but-Bush, seemed pedestrian enough to boost the illusion of reality television, but suited campaign camps rather equitably. Are we to believe Romney was left to improvise deficient answers? Any middle schooler could disprove Romney's math, but that's probably more schooling than we can attribute to the corporate media's pretend audience. The public, polled to believe they're as dumb as the level to which pundits condescend, think they have

Obama nails presidential debate. With Romney made viable, the election is on

President Obama nailed it! He had to lose last night's presidential debate and how else was that going to look credible unless he out-Romney'd the reigning court fool? Arrogance would have been easier, and sloughing it off would have been unconvincing. Neither would have resuscitated Mitt Romney's credibility. And while Obama's brilliant turn may appear ego-less, it reflects the ease with which he has been betraying all his supporters with higher hopes. After turning his coat on every issue A-Z, it took a debate to infuriate his Democrat supporters? Where was the anger on Guantanamo, Immigration, Civil Liberties? They only care that he didn't show up Mitt Romney. On the positive, they've all spent the next morning going over in their heads what Obama should have said, probably the arguments they'll make in now revived voter-drives. Denver's debate was psy-ops at its crudest.

Isaac- Where is Barack Obama? He’s certainly not there FOR the people of New Orleans!

--- One would have thought that America's first Black president would have taken the time and energy to ensure that there would be no repeat of Katrina horror for the remaining people still risking their lives living in New Orleans. If only to fully differentiate himself from the Republicans who did not build up the levees adequately under their tenure in the White House.... But Barack Obama didn't bother with any of that! See Isaac floods part of New Orleans, city scrambles to rescue residents 36791

Lance Armstrong setback for Team America, retroactive, so totally unfair

You can see why Lance Armstrong fans are upset. Even President Obama is satisfied not to look back, why should the sports-doping authority? Lance Armstrong beat their drug tests fair and square, what right have they to retest his blood and urine samples, based on the probable cause of mounting witness testimonies, and now that superior tests can detect his workarounds? IF Team America ever cheated, it was fair and square. All our ducks in a row. If US proof of Saddam Hussein's Weapons of Mass Destruction turned out to be fabricated, it was fabricated to the standards required by veracity tests of the time. No fair revisiting spilt lives. If Barack Obama took the USADA's lead, he could rid American politics of all the Neocon cheats who still dominate the airwaves today. If Obama wanted to get lying, cheating, or taking unfair advantage out of the system. But breaking the rules, international law for example, the disproportionate use of force being a cherished national specialty, is the American Way.

Colo. Springs content to see Obama, skip chance to put a message TO him

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.-- It's so dispiriting to witness the perpetual truancy of the local social justice community. They can attend prayer meeting circle jerks apparently, but when President Obomber comes to town, on the anniversary of the targeted assassination of the City of Nagasaki via atom bomb no less, August 9, those finks are nowhere. We saw teabags, potheads and Paultards with more spirit. You might be satisfied to hear that none of the other sign-bearers divined the motorcade route, but with patience we were able to see and be seen by the president twice, as he left Cutler Hall for the Olympic Training Center and on his return to Peterson AFB via Uintah to I-25. We would have welcomed antiwar colleagues, but what are you going to do? I guess advocating for military intervention in Darfur, Libya and Syria occupies a pacifist dupe full time, not to mention cheerleading for the Army's "sustainability" PR. And you can't speak up for immigrants, prisoners, women, gays, the environment, the poor and oppressed, if you're sucking on Obama supporters' toes for the duration of the election season. Some of the democrats exiting the campaign stop thanked us for our message. One asked:

Barack Obama’s 2012 campaign slogan revealed at Colorado College: FOR WAR

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.- After President Obama's campaign stop at Colorado College, the crowd clears, a reporter files his story, while an indiscreetly placed tree obstructs just enough of the Obama 2012 campaign logo to restore truth to the election season doublespeak. Does "forward" mean much more than the ol' bla-bla-bla? --to quote a friend who heard his speech. Without the D you have "FOR WAR" which makes a lot more sense, and that "D" stood for Democrat.

Mitt Romney trips upon brilliant foreign policy idea, gives Israel’s plan to attack Iran an idiot’s stamp of approval.

On the heels of making A TWIT of himself in London, self-caricaturized Romneyshambles, GOP presidential foil-candidate Mitt Romney traipsed over to Israel and depth-charged their bellicose policy of menacing Iran with continuous threats of preemptive attack by proclaiming his "respect" for it! Then he mistook the capitol of Israel for Jerusalem in the Palestinian occupied territories!   American billionaires aren't underwriting Mitt Romney's campaign because they think he can be president. They don't need him. Pro- corporate Barack Obama is already their internationally-populist figurehead. The money the oligarchs are pouring into Election 2012 is to convince a post-hope public that voting still matters. To ease voter buy-in the electoral decision is being made easy: choose smart versus stupid. Barnum dictates you can't underestimate the American public, but Romney's lack of political sense may out-dumb common wisdom.   UPDATE: What did Romney do next? He praised the Israelis for being more economically successful than the Palestinian neighbors they'd dispossessed, crediting the stereotypical Jewish culture! He closed his standup tour by deliberately soliciting foreign campaign contributions.

President Obama tells Aurora survivers he has no power to address gun control

Barack Obama explained that his role as president is limited to the authority to offer the nation's condolences and voice the common desire to see the accused feel the "full force of American justice." Aurora police were to blame, apparently, because if James Holmes had not been apprehended, and did not now have to face trial, Obama could dispatch the gunman, suspected accomplices, and whoever else might be in their company at the time, with a swift drone strike.

US wars: You win some, you win some

JULY 18-- Syrian rebels led by CIA and US special forces were able to assassinate three senior officials of President Bashar Assad's regime, targeted by NATO and the UN for Obama's TM Change, which we now can believe means "Regime Change". But news headlines today also tell of 24 NATO fuel tankers set alight in Afghanistan, by a Taliban insurgency of undetermined US backing, of course US contractors now get to sell NATO replacement tankers, AND elsewhere in occupation news, US auditors report $8 billion squandered in Iraq, although total spent, minus reconstruction achieved, probably yields far more billions than that. Meaning more growth opportunity for the US war industry, at Cost Plus. Unless cost squandered means plus should be refunded.

President Obama celebrates 4th of July in true Neo American spirit, rewarding foreign mercenaries for their service

Remember Rome's soldier citizens? American forces now augment their numbers by recruiting foreign legionnaires with the promise of US citizenship. President Obama reportedly spent the Fourth of July in the company of soldiers for hire, hired to commit American war crimes with the advantage that if killed, they wouldn't be tallied as American casualties. On the plus side, this batch also evaded being caught red handed committing war crimes, but ultimately the public does not know what it takes to earn that final prize, behaving like Americans or outwitting Americans.

Putin to Israel: if you start a war with Iran and Syria, it will also be seen as a US attack on Russia and China

The message is very simple that Putin has carried to Israel during his visit. It is the exact same one he gave directly to Obama at the G20 summit in Mexico last week. .... 'Don't start your war!' Is China solid in support of Putin's position for Russia? Here is how it seems from the Chinese pov...   'The Syrian opposition abroad has long called for a military operation in Syria similar to the one that helped toppling the Libyan regime of Muammar Gaddafi last year, but the United States and its European allies have shown little appetite for such intervention given the complexity of the Syrian situation and the repercussions it might drag, particularly on Israel. Syria's powerful regional allies with Iran and the Lebanese Hezbollah, along with its international ones, such as Russia, have greatly contributed in restraining the superpowers from considering a military offensive on Syria.' from Xinhua News Analysis: Syria's new government faces escalation of tension on international arena.

The Repukins are all in a dither over a Democrat teacher rebukin’ a student

So hear the noise, brethren, the shrill whines that erupt every time a Democrat says anything resemblant of "Hate speech". In what sounds a lot like chickenHawk "reporter" O'Keefe clip-editing the ACORN counselor stalling him while the office manager was CALLING THE COPS on his lame-ass for trying to get Fed funds through ACORN to fund a kiddie-whorehouse (his story), this teacher rebuked some "criticism" of Obama. However, the first part of the conversation was not recorded. Why? Did the kid (late teens) make comments including Killing Mr. O? In a Colorado School. You remember Colorado, right? Minutemen carrying guns at Obama rally, Columbine, etc... Maybe the rebuke was deserved? Call me when a Prominent Dem Candidate uses graphics of Right Wingers in cross-hairs to urge (and get) assassinations of dangerous 9-year-old American children (among others). Meanwhile I'll simply recall all the (mostly) racist morons who make threats of murder and their Lone Wolf Hall of Shame who carry them out.

Occupy was fooled by undocumented Obama Dream Activists, so were you

DENVER- Who wouldn't want to stand in solidarity with undocumented immigrants willing to stage sit-ins in Obama campaign headquarters across the country, risking arrest and certain deportation --we thought-- to demand that President Obama hear their plea? Yeah, the Dream Act is an economic draft to ensnare illegal aliens, but these "Dream Activists" spoke mainly of schooling opportunities and the prospect of legal jobs thereafter. So they locked themselves in, began hunger strikes, and left support crews outside to hold press conferences, until yesterday, when Obama announced he would cease deportations! A win-win for Obama and his Hispanic constituents. On cue, Bogeyman Romney vowed he'd reverse that order. Did you see that coming? You might have, if you'd noticed that these campaign HQ occupiers had decorated their handmade signs with Obama logos. That, and the DPD never ever rattled its sabers. You try to hold a sit-in and you'll be cited for trespass before you sit down. Denver Police were never called, and we figured it was because the Obama campaign didn't dare upset the Latino community, like they do environmentalists, labor, feminists, social justice...

For suppression of NATO protest voice, Obama campaign HQ salutes Chicago Police Department

OCCUPIED CHICAGO- President Obama got last weekend's protest message loud and clear, he's lost that voter to antiwar favorite Vermin Supreme. A week after the NATO Summit, his Democratic Party headquarters in the Prudential Building leaves the office lights on for the law enforcement vote. Or was it to compensate for Mayor Rahm Emanuel stiffing the CPD on their overtime pay for quelling popular dissent at the summit?

Vote another idiot Democratic Party liberal into office? Vote Norman Solomon? Why bother with this ‘lesser of two evil’ stupidity anymore?

Some people never seem to learn, and the barely liberal, Democratic party voter has got to be the dumbest, most stubborn mule in the world, in fact. As current example, the Vote Democratic Party- Norman Solomon Campaign is truly stalled in the head thinking!   Please just build a Left of the Democrats Movement, or just shut the Hell up, Norm! You're keeping the two party corporate system of dictatorship over the 99% of us going when you stay inside the Democratic Party. Both the Democrats and Republicans go down together, or they don't get thrown out of office at all. Norman, you are an enabler of corporate dictatorship, and not an opponent of it at all. Work against The System and not for it, Norm! It's just that simple. Stop telling people to vote Democratic Party!

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