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    re: Frustrated liberals want more from Obama [W:299]

    Quote Originally Posted by Misterveritis View Post
    Marxist is more accurate.
    He claims he is not Muslim although the morning call to prayer is the sweetest sound according to him.
    I do believe he accepts and embraces Black Liberation theology. In my opinion that theology is evil.
    Manchurian candidate? He, like other tyrants before him have told us what he intended to do. He is a devious, lying politician. I cannot tell if another nation set him up as a sleeper or a mole.

    I will stay with my formulation.
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    re: Frustrated liberals want more from Obama [W:299]

    Quote Originally Posted by zgoldsmith23 View Post
    You use his full name almost as a ploy to somehow discredit him because it sounds Muslim.
    Well, yeah. Duh. And you can leave out the "almost" part

    Quote Originally Posted by zgoldsmith23 View Post
    News flash, Mister, you can be Muslim AND be President. [...]
    Well, if the right wing completely controlled America you couldn't.

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    re: Frustrated liberals want more from Obama [W:299]

    Republicans are so willingly blind.

    Manservitis can tell that Obomber is a NeoCon fascist, and otherwise admit the GOP is fascist as well, so he has to falsely say Obomber is a Marxist .
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    re: Frustrated liberals want more from Obama [W:299]

    Quote Originally Posted by Grant View Post
    How do you think they should be interpreted?

    Do you feel BHO didn't express himself clearly enough?
    The problem isn't with him, but the silly notions many have about what is what, as if words only meant what they wanted them to mean. He's no Marxist.

    AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.

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    re: Frustrated liberals want more from Obama [W:299]

    Quote Originally Posted by Karl View Post
    Out of curiosity, and suspecting I'd find shennanigans, I researched your quote. You wrote:



    The entire quote is:


    The introductory clause, in bold, would seem to be operative in understanding the actions described in that paragraph. Furthermore, I would see it as intellectually stimulating to seek out the types of people he mentioned, to discuss various ideas and ideologies while testing and measuring your own. However, for, say, a straight-jacketed xenophobe educated on a steady diet of propaganda, I can see where such associations would cause irrational fear.
    Context. I wish more understood how important that is. But that brick wall never budges.

    AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.

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    re: Frustrated liberals want more from Obama [W:299]

    Quote Originally Posted by zgoldsmith23 View Post
    Do you say George Walker Bush? Do you say William Jefferson Clinton? Probably not.

    You use his full name almost as a ploy to somehow discredit him because it sounds Muslim. News flash, Mister, you can be Muslim AND be President. Shocking I know! There's no restriction on religion to be President! Imagine that.
    Oh really, you don't think people care that Romney is a Mormon?
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    re: Frustrated liberals want more from Obama [W:299]

    [QUOTE=Karl;1060614247]The entire quote is:
    To avoid being mistaken for a sellout, I chose my friends carefully. The more politically active black students. The foreign students. The Chicanos. The Marxist professors and structural feminists and punk-rock performance poets. We smoked cigarettes and wore leather jackets. At night, in the dorms, we discussed necolonialism, Franz Fanon, Eurocentrism, and patriarchy. When we ground out our cigarettes in the hallway carpet or set our stereos so loud that the walls began to shake, we were resisting bourgeois society’s stifling constraints. We weren’t indifferent or careless or insecure. We were alienated. But this strategy alone couldn’t provide the distance I wanted, from Joyce or my past. After all, there were thousands of so-called campus radicals, most of them white and tenured and happily tolerated. No, it remained necessary to prove which side you were on, to show your loyalty to the black masses, to strike out and name names.
    Of course I could have included the entire quote, it's quite well known and certainly no secret, but what's the point?

    Do you feel that grinding his cigarettes out on the carpet gives him some sympathy? Do you suppose he's doing this in the White House?

    The introductory clause, in bold, would seem to be operative in understanding the actions described in that paragraph. Furthermore, I would see it as intellectually stimulating to seek out the types of people he mentioned, to discuss various ideas and ideologies while testing and measuring your own. However, for, say, a straight-jacketed xenophobe educated on a steady diet of propaganda, I can see where such associations would cause irrational fear.
    "Intellectually stimulating" when his his admitted raison d'ętre is to avoid being seen as a "sellout"?

    The guys a punk, and it shows.

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    re: Frustrated liberals want more from Obama [W:299]

    Quote Originally Posted by Boo Radley View Post
    [...] that brick wall never budges.
    We don't need no education . . . .



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    re: Frustrated liberals want more from Obama [W:299]

    Quote Originally Posted by zgoldsmith23 View Post
    Do you say George Walker Bush? Do you say William Jefferson Clinton? Probably not.

    You use his full name almost as a ploy to somehow discredit him because it sounds Muslim. News flash, Mister, you can be Muslim AND be President. Shocking I know! There's no restriction on religion to be President! Imagine that.
    Of course you can be Muslim and be President, or a Marxist and be president. No one is debating that.

    Barack H. Obama used his middle name at his inauguration. If he's not sensitive about it you shouldn't be either.

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    re: Frustrated liberals want more from Obama [W:299]

    Quote Originally Posted by Grant, replying to Karl View Post
    Of course I could have included the entire quote, it's quite well known and certainly no secret, but what's the point?

    Do you feel that grinding his cigarettes out on the carpet gives him some sympathy? Do you suppose he's doing this in the White House?

    "Intellectually stimulating" when his his admitted raison d'ętre is to avoid being seen as a "sellout"?

    The guys a punk, and it shows.
    You go looking for intellectual stimulation, and you get this.

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