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    Obama = Ghandi, Mandela?

    Do you see Obama on the same level as Ghandi and Mandela?


    Quote Originally Posted by RCP
    "The civil rights movement was hard. Winning the vote for women was hard. Making sure that workers had some basic protections was hard," President Obama said at a fundraiser while talking about how difficult it is to bring about "change" in politics.

    "Around the world, Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, what they did was hard. It takes time. It takes more than a single term. It takes more than a single president. It takes more than a single individual," Obama said.

    "What it takes is ordinary citizens who keep believe, who are committed to fighting and pushing and inching this country closer and closer to our highest ideals. And I said in 2008, 'that I am not a perfect man and I will not be a perfect president.' But I promised you, but I promised you, I promised you back then that I would always tell you what I believe. I would always tell you where I stood," he also said at a fundraiser in NYC.
    Obama Likens Himself To Gandhi And Nelson Mandela | RealClearPolitics
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    I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on whats being proposed here, hed agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute. - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago.


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    Re: Obama = Ghandi, Mandela?

    Obama is an idiot.
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    Re: Obama = Ghandi, Mandela?

    This is a joke, right???
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    Re: Obama = Ghandi, Mandela?

    Quote Originally Posted by lizzie View Post
    This is a joke, right???
    Are you referring to the poll or the quotes in the OP?
    I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on whats being proposed here, hed agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute. - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago.


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    Re: Obama = Ghandi, Mandela?

    Obama is a narcissistic buffoon.
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    Re: Obama = Ghandi, Mandela?

    Come on now Obama, you are nowhere near a Gandhi, especially since you perpetrate acts that Gandhi would find sickening.

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    Re: Obama = Ghandi, Mandela?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ockham View Post
    Are you referring to the poll or the quotes in the OP?
    Just the idea and the comparison. No offense intended to you.
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    Re: Obama = Ghandi, Mandela?

    I thought to myself the other day...

    Between Barack Obama and Ron Paul, who really deserved the Nobel Peace Prize?

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    Re: Obama = Ghandi, Mandela?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ockham View Post
    Do you see Obama on the same level as Ghandi and Mandela?




    Obama Likens Himself To Gandhi And Nelson Mandela | RealClearPolitics
    Well that is a painfully misleading headline. Nowhere in that clip did he compare himself to either Gandhi or Madela.
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    Re: Obama = Ghandi, Mandela?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mensch View Post
    I thought to myself the other day...

    Between Barack Obama and Ron Paul, who really deserved the Nobel Peace Prize?
    Niether, though Obama's proposed policies would do more for peace than Paul's.
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