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Forum Post: Obama never campaigned for Tom Barrett

Posted 2 years ago on June 6, 2012, 1:41 a.m. EST by francismjenkins (3713)
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Fuck him .... I've had enough of his shit.

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[-] 3 points by SparkyJP (1646) from Westminster, MD 2 years ago

2007: Barack Obama promised to "walk on that picket line" if workers are denied the right to bargain

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SA9KC8SMu3o

[-] 3 points by riethc (1149) 2 years ago

Obama threw the American worker under the bus a long time ago.

[-] 2 points by DKAtoday (23971) from Coon Rapids, MN 2 years ago

Correction ( slight ) Government threw the American worker under the Bus a long time ago.

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

no one deserve retirement

[-] 2 points by DKAtoday (23971) from Coon Rapids, MN 2 years ago

OH - Hell No.

I had always planned at dying on the job.

Course I never figured I could afford to retire.

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

now them government employees can't either

[-] 2 points by DKAtoday (23971) from Coon Rapids, MN 2 years ago

California?

Well once we are all in the same boat - perhaps we can consider common cause and common solutions.

[-] 1 points by stevebol (1269) from Milwaukee, WI 2 years ago

That's true. He has to earn my vote next time. He didn't the first time.

[-] 0 points by Zensmad (5) 2 years ago

Obama does not have to earn your vote,you have already given it to him.

[-] 0 points by stevebol (1269) from Milwaukee, WI 2 years ago

Maybe not. I'll probably go with the Green Party candidate. I prefer Roseanne Barr but Jill Stein will probably win. She's Ivy League which I'm sick of but It'll be her or Roseanne. I like Obama and he's done OK sort of but I'm just getting really bored with the Ivy League NWO BS.

[-] 1 points by riethc (1149) 2 years ago

The Greens are NWO.

[-] 1 points by stevebol (1269) from Milwaukee, WI 2 years ago

Fundamentally, maybe. They don't get off on forcing certain scenarios like a lot of dems and republicans and they don't need to lie about it. The NWO wants to see how Americans will react to the presence of UN military forces in the US, right? Then let's get the show on the road and get it over with. Send the UN guys to some OWS protest so they can gawk at eachother. How exciting, what a profound experience. Wow, dems and repubs are so smart. We already know they wear blue hats so what's the point? Hey everybody don't mess with the blue hat guys. Mmm, OK, whatever.

[-] 1 points by riethc (1149) 2 years ago

Are you crazy or just a troll?

[-] 1 points by stevebol (1269) from Milwaukee, WI 2 years ago

Henry Kissinger talked about this. He suggested that Americans would be fearful at first when coming into contact with UN forces on American soil. He went on to suggest that they would change their minds and would be grateful for their presence. Obviously you were never in the military because people that were or are in it like to feel they're doing something constructive, not just playing games.

[-] 1 points by alexrai (851) 2 years ago

I can't think of anything less constructive than the military... boom boom bang bang lie down your dead... lovely.

Maybe innocent civilians killed by drones have a different opinion, but I think its mostly a waste of money.

[-] 1 points by stevebol (1269) from Milwaukee, WI 2 years ago

It's a huge waste of money but many things are. It's a big waste of time too. I didn't like it. Joining the Navy and paying for TV for many years are two things I would undo if I could.

[-] 1 points by alexrai (851) 2 years ago

haha I agree paying for TV is a huge waste of money, best thing I ever did was get rid of that thing too. Such a nice world out there...

[-] 1 points by riethc (1149) 2 years ago

That's great. Nice talking to ya.

[-] 2 points by stevebol (1269) from Milwaukee, WI 2 years ago

Bye.

[-] -1 points by factsrfun (6472) from Phoenix, AZ 2 years ago

so Romney will be better right? tell me your plan.

[-] 2 points by riethc (1149) 2 years ago

Impeach or discredit Obama to get a different Democrat running, force anti-bankster legislation ie. the Glass-Steagall Act through Congress, end wars our wars of aggression, nationalize the Federal Reserve and return to Constitutional money, preserve and enhance the New Deal, get people back to work by building new future-orientated infrastructure, etc.

[-] 1 points by JS93 (-321) 2 years ago

Careful, you are asking for public participation! In democracy!

Next you'll be asking People to Vote! In elections!

Oh hell no!

[-] 1 points by riethc (1149) 2 years ago

lol

[-] -2 points by JS93 (-321) 2 years ago

It would be funny if it wasn't ill-conceived and true at the same time.

[-] 1 points by riethc (1149) 2 years ago

It is crazy to choose between the two main parties' candidates. Perhaps "democracy" as an ideal is the ill-conceived part.

[-] 0 points by JS93 (-321) 2 years ago

That's what you think. Is that how you justify GOP sabotage and treason?

[-] 1 points by riethc (1149) 2 years ago

...as the pot calls the kettle black.

[-] 1 points by factsrfun (6472) from Phoenix, AZ 2 years ago

look I'm pissed about the people who voted for Obama in the primaries too, but what you gona do people buy bull, but now here we are do you really think hurting Obama now dosen't just help Romney?

[-] 1 points by factsrfun (6472) from Phoenix, AZ 2 years ago

how many votes you got in the senate for that, I haven't heard any one come out in support of it, I would say Romney getting elected is a much more likely thing to happen

[-] 2 points by riethc (1149) 2 years ago

I think Obama running on the Democratic ticket in November hurts the USA. Get at least a decent Dem running so we can kick out both these bums.

[-] 3 points by DKAtoday (23971) from Coon Rapids, MN 2 years ago

PBS News Hour reported tonight that out of the current registered voters 38% were registered Independent followed by 32% Democrat and 28% Republican 2% undeclared. This was a good segment that also talked to the PEW research group. The independents were also described as having republican leanings and democratic leanings. It was noted though that the independents were more issue and substance oriented and likely to swing unpredictably depending on the issue presented.

[-] 1 points by riethc (1149) 2 years ago

Cool, so with a decent Democratic president we'll have a fighting chance of keeping Romney out of the White House: Impeach Obama!

[-] 1 points by factsrfun (6472) from Phoenix, AZ 2 years ago

hey I voted for Hillary, she would of loved putting bankers in jail, it was the stary-eyed bunch that gave us Obama.

[-] 1 points by francismjenkins (3713) 2 years ago

Her husband signed the law repealing Glass Steagall, then coincidentally, she becomes a Senator in New York (without having ever lived in New York). The fed and treasury department leadership reads like a who's who of Goldman Sachs. Obama surrounds himself with leaders of companies who have been offshoring American jobs and assaulting the American labor movement for decades.

With friends like that ... the 99% doesn't need any enemies.

[-] 1 points by riethc (1149) 2 years ago

It happened during Lewinsky scandal and had the overwhelming majority of Congress supporting it. Plus, I don't know if B Clinton knew what he was doing at the time.

[-] 1 points by factsrfun (6472) from Phoenix, AZ 2 years ago

Support Obama, beat Romney!!!

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[-] 1 points by factsrfun (6472) from Phoenix, AZ 2 years ago

it's not going to change now no more so than you can stop the sun from riasing, we had our chance in 2008, we will get another, but the only other person is Romney and he is ten times worst, but yes we need to get in the primaries so we don't end up with another Obama

[-] -1 points by CaptainTony (-145) 2 years ago

Why do you incessantly (and misleadingly) argue that Romney is the only alternative to Obama. when actually neither one is an alternative to the other? A vote for Obama is a vote to maintain the status quo. A vote for Romney is ALSO a vote to maintain the status quo. A vote for either is a vote for "Bushbamney".

[-] 2 points by factsrfun (6472) from Phoenix, AZ 2 years ago

So who do you think will be sworn in as President in Jan 2013?

The difference between dreamers and doers is in the answer somewhere, if you look.

[-] -2 points by CaptainTony (-145) 2 years ago

The new boss will be the same as the old boss: Bushbamney.

That will be true no matter if or how the Sheeple vote.

If it is not true, it will be because - for the first time in history - a nation of fat people rebelled.

[-] 2 points by factsrfun (6472) from Phoenix, AZ 2 years ago

Of course we could kill the GOP and split the Ds in half, but that would take a lot of work....

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[-] 0 points by CaptainTony (-145) 2 years ago

The Democratic Party and the Republican Party are two sides of the same corporate-owned coin: Both can "co-opt" but neither can be "co-opted", and the only way to take down one is to take down both at the same time.

[-] 1 points by SparkyJP (1646) from Westminster, MD 2 years ago

Sure, what better way to buy the government you want, than to purchase BOTH parties. Take the guess work out and grease ALL of their palms. Let the auctions begin and the highest bidder gets the prize. It's legal bribery.

[-] 2 points by alexrai (851) 2 years ago

Good point. What a tool... it's a sad state of affairs when that moron represents the best of two options.

What does Obama and a bag of hot air have in common? Everything... :p

[-] 2 points by SparkyJP (1646) from Westminster, MD 2 years ago

He's like most of them. BS and lie to you to win, then do the opposite once he's in.

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[-] 2 points by Puzzlin (2898) 2 years ago

No, actually, it was a very prudent move on his part. He would have alienated voters there who didn't agree to the RECALL but none-the-less support Obama. He will still get their vote in the general. Actually a very brilliant move. Some believed that RECALLS should only be used in extreme cases, and they didn't think Walker was extreme enough. That said, they will vote for Obama over Romney, and especially now. Obama, like any of us, must choose his battles carefully.

Francis, you seem excited. What's the fuss?

Puzzlin

[-] 0 points by alexrai (851) 2 years ago

I don't agree with that at all... look at what he said prior to the last election, like he was going to change the world for the better, and people loved it.

If he actually did what he said, he would be the most popular president in many years, but he bitched out and put his mouth around the corporate cock... and sorry but there isn't a nicer way to put it either.

I dunno if Romney will be better or worse, maybe a little worse, but really we're talking about delaying the inevitable rather than making a lasting change if either of those two morons get elected.

[-] 1 points by Puzzlin (2898) 2 years ago

Well, most voters see these elections as the choice between the lesser of two evils. I think this is your view from what you said. But, I would highly advise you to vote for one of those lesser evils because the GOP wants madly to run this country off a cliff to gain Political Power. I personally think one of these evils is much less evil than the other.

The POTUS does matter. Only this time we need to remain active to make sure we save the middle class before all of us either are dirt poor or filthy rich. Income Inequality is at a feverish high. It is factual.

The Puzzler

[-] 2 points by beautifulworld (22091) 2 years ago

Me too. Workers need to start fighting back before their wages and benefits erode further. WTF is the matter with people? This has nothing to do with Dems or Reps anymore. It has to do with workers' rights.

People over profits. We need a new economic system that values labor in a way that benefits ALL people, not just the wealthy and corporations. We're not rugged individualists, we're human beings that need to earn enough money to raise our families.

[-] 2 points by factsrfun (6472) from Phoenix, AZ 2 years ago

I forget, did Romney campaign for Tom Barrett?

Did OWS? who's fucking who?

[-] -2 points by CaptainTony (-145) 2 years ago

Why would Romney (R) campaign for Barrett (D)? Why would OWS campaign for D or R? What is your point here?

[-] 2 points by factsrfun (6472) from Phoenix, AZ 2 years ago

oh capin' you rascal, really you don't "get it" and yet you type on a computer, amazing...

[-] -2 points by CaptainTony (-145) 2 years ago

What is it I don't get? You are the one flying fast with so-called "facts" and loose with your grasp of the lexicon.

[-] 2 points by factsrfun (6472) from Phoenix, AZ 2 years ago

"What is your point here?"

was that you? I'm sure that's a fact that it was.

[-] -1 points by CaptainTony (-145) 2 years ago

Now you're down to childish gibberish. No one can argue with that, can they?

[-] 1 points by JPB950 (2254) 2 years ago

Obama's people had an idea how this was going to go. No point in adding to Obama's problems by campaigning and backing the looser. It wasn't that much different from the original election between Walker and Barrett. Many of the polls indicated people had made up their minds months ago. This may be one of the few times the amount of money pumped in didn't mater as much as we think it did.

[-] 1 points by JadedCitizen (4277) 2 years ago

He was too busy fondling Jamie Dimon. Let's face it - Obama is a corporaphile. He should be registered on the corporaphile list and kept away from your wallet.

[-] 0 points by JS93 (-321) 2 years ago

Obama is screwing the People, the Dems, the states, the country, yet Cons hate his guts!

It's a regular hate Obama party!

He must be doing something right!

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[-] -1 points by hchc (3297) from Tampa, FL 2 years ago

Bombing nations is meaningless, but union issues in Wisconsin really get you going?

[-] 2 points by francismjenkins (3713) 2 years ago

Of course that must be it (duh).

[-] -1 points by hchc (3297) from Tampa, FL 2 years ago

Strange nation we are in....

[-] -1 points by stevebol (1269) from Milwaukee, WI 2 years ago

I have to dissagree. I thought this was a smart move on Obama's part. When politicians in Wisconsin ran off to Illinois during the Madison protests it was silly. It was wrong to try to involve people outside the state. What was the point of involving other people over a state issue? This was our fault. Obama's involvement and equal spending would not have changed the outcome of this election. When I moved to Wisconsin 12 years ago I didn't expect people here to be fans of unneccessary drama but it should be obvious to everyone by now they're really into it. Now that this is over it's time to get serious and get rid this insane Tea Party representative Scott Walker. Anyone who supports him is my enemy because I have nowhere else to go.

[-] -2 points by Zensmad (5) 2 years ago

Please oh please stop this angry and obscene vulgarity. Show your children that you too can behave like a grown up also.