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    Obama Promises to "Reach Out" to GOP, Praises George Bush

    Obama Tells Democratic Backers He Will Continue Reaching Out to GOP - NYTimes.com

    DALLAS — President Obama vowed Wednesday night to continue trying to work with Republican lawmakers even if doing so irritates some of his Democratic supporters who think he is “a sap.”

    Straddling the line between governance and politics, Mr. Obama told wealthy contributors at a Democratic fund-raiser here that their party was not the only one that cared about the troubles of the country, and he renewed his commitment to bipartisanship despite the divisions in Washington.

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    The fund-raiser was held the night before the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum here, which Mr. Obama will attend. In keeping with the spirit of that event, he offered praise for Mr. Bush to an audience of Texas Democrats who have long opposed him. “Whatever our political differences, President Bush loves this country and loves its people and shares that same concern,” he said.

    About 60 donors paid between $10,000 and $32,400 to attend the dinner at the home of Naomi Aberly, a Democratic bundler, and her husband, Laurence Lebowitz, a hedge fund investor. The 12,000-square-foot home, which resembles a concert hall, was valued at $10.9 million and ranked as the 41st most expensive in the Dallas area by the local D Magazine. It is about a mile from Mr. Bush’s home.
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    Re: Obama Promises to "Reach Out" to GOP, Praises George Bush

    Obama continues his strange slide into irrelevancy and nonsensical statements.

    Kind of a "Don't forget me, everybody!" type of presidency.

    Certainly we will see more of this as Obama's public career blessedly draws to a close.
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    Re: Obama Promises to "Reach Out" to GOP, Praises George Bush

    Quote Originally Posted by Ray410 View Post
    Obama continues his strange slide into irrelevancy and nonsensical statements.

    Kind of a "Don't forget me, everybody!" type of presidency.

    Certainly we will see more of this as Obama's public career blessedly draws to a close.
    I don't get it !!!!!

    He gave Bush and republican's some nice remarks and yet you still criticize the guy????

    What did he say that bother you? Hell if anyone should be bothered is democrats like myself.

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    Re: Obama Promises to "Reach Out" to GOP, Praises George Bush

    Quote Originally Posted by rcart76 View Post
    He gave Bush and republican's some nice remarks and yet you still criticize the guy????
    The guy is a pathological liar. His words were as legit as a wooden nickel.

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    Re: Obama Promises to "Reach Out" to GOP, Praises George Bush

    Quote Originally Posted by rcart76 View Post
    I don't get it !!!!!

    He gave Bush and republican's some nice remarks and yet you still criticize the guy????

    What did he say that bother you? Hell if anyone should be bothered is democrats like myself.

    Like i have said previously, if Obama discovered the cure for cancer, he'd be criticized.

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    Re: Obama Promises to "Reach Out" to GOP, Praises George Bush

    Quote Originally Posted by madman View Post
    Like i have said previously, if Obama discovered the cure for cancer, he'd be criticized.
    Harry Reid said on the floor of the Senate that the sequester has nixed the cure for cancer...
    I don't often change my signature, but this was just too over the top to let anyone forget with what this country is up against...
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    Re: Obama Promises to "Reach Out" to GOP, Praises George Bush

    Quote Originally Posted by madman View Post
    Like i have said previously, if Obama discovered the cure for cancer, he'd be criticized.
    If Obama discovered a cure for his ego, I'd cheer him on.
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    Re: Obama Promises to "Reach Out" to GOP, Praises George Bush

    Obama has continued many of Bush's policies which in itself is a compliment to Bush.

    If the three topics of gun control, abortion and tax rates were removed, the Obama Presidency would be nearly indistinguishable from Bush's era.

    (obviously, this is an opinion)

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    Re: Obama Promises to "Reach Out" to GOP, Praises George Bush

    Quote Originally Posted by wbcoleman View Post
    DALLAS — President Obama vowed Wednesday night to continue trying to work with Republican lawmakers
    So the news here is that Obama is lying? Ok. I figured we already took that for granted.
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    Re: Obama Promises to "Reach Out" to GOP, Praises George Bush

    Quote Originally Posted by wbcoleman View Post
    Obama Tells Democratic Backers He Will Continue Reaching Out to GOP - NYTimes.com

    DALLAS — President Obama vowed Wednesday night to continue trying to work with Republican lawmakers even if doing so irritates some of his Democratic supporters who think he is “a sap.”

    Straddling the line between governance and politics, Mr. Obama told wealthy contributors at a Democratic fund-raiser here that their party was not the only one that cared about the troubles of the country, and he renewed his commitment to bipartisanship despite the divisions in Washington.

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    The fund-raiser was held the night before the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum here, which Mr. Obama will attend. In keeping with the spirit of that event, he offered praise for Mr. Bush to an audience of Texas Democrats who have long opposed him. “Whatever our political differences, President Bush loves this country and loves its people and shares that same concern,” he said.

    About 60 donors paid between $10,000 and $32,400 to attend the dinner at the home of Naomi Aberly, a Democratic bundler, and her husband, Laurence Lebowitz, a hedge fund investor. The 12,000-square-foot home, which resembles a concert hall, was valued at $10.9 million and ranked as the 41st most expensive in the Dallas area by the local D Magazine. It is about a mile from Mr. Bush’s home.
    So far, the way he "reaches out" is to say, "It's my way or the highway."

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