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By TPB   Follow   Tue, 13 Mar 2012, 12:24am PDT   4,772 views   45 comments
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Obama still sucks ass...

Thank you that is all.

http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/03/12/approval-ratings-gas-prices-and-statistical-noise/

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edvard2   Tue, 13 Mar 2012, 5:22am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 6

I'm still going to vote for him. Too bad.

TPB   Tue, 13 Mar 2012, 7:15am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 7

edvard2 says

Too bad.

Indeed!

edvard2   Tue, 13 Mar 2012, 7:44am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (2)   Dislike     Comment 8

TPB says

Indeed!

Yep. Too bad its utterly pointless to try and persuade people to change their minds by posting overly negative posts based on nothing.

TPB   Tue, 13 Mar 2012, 1:20pm PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike (2)     Comment 9

edvard2 says

Yep. Too bad its utterly pointless

edvard2 says

to vote for him.

Patrick   Tue, 13 Mar 2012, 1:59pm PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (4)   Dislike     Comment 10

C'mon, you have to give some reason you don't like Obama.

There are good reasons. But if you just say "sucks ass" you don't sound like someone worth listening to. You sound like you hate him because he's black. Seriously.

thomas.wong1986   Tue, 13 Mar 2012, 3:00pm PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 11

As it relates to the "current housing" crisis.

President Obama has rolled out programs to save families from losing their home. Some of the programs would reduce the principle of mortgages, ignoring all marketing mechanism to find a true bottom. Another program was the $8000 rebate/tax credit to encourage home buyers. Again, it seems his view is Govt needs to do something to control prices from falling.

Overall the Democratic party pretty much still views the down turn in RE prices as a "Mortgage Crisis" and not the result of a "Housing Bubble" and the correction. After bitterly demonizing the Banks and Wall Street in 2009=10, the Dems did a 180 degree and were putting pressure for banks to lend without regard to prudent lending standards.

If anything, we do really need "a more free market" to chase prices downwards as swiftly as possible so the correction does not last years and decades later.

thomas.wong1986   Tue, 13 Mar 2012, 3:08pm PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 12

Patrick says

C'mon, you have to give some reason you don't like Obama.

May not be Obama's fault but certainly his Czars from GE and Google should have warned him, that Investing or Lending in Solar and Clean tech, especially in companies located in Silicon Valley, is a highly risky move with a high chance of going bust, as it occurs too often. And which it did...

Nomograph   Tue, 13 Mar 2012, 3:33pm PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (3)   Dislike     Comment 13

I heard that Obama hates freedom.

freak80   Tue, 13 Mar 2012, 8:28pm PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (2)   Dislike     Comment 14

I heard Obama's birth certificate is a forgery.

TPB   Wed, 14 Mar 2012, 12:43am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike (2)     Comment 15

Patrick says

C'mon, you have to give some reason you don't like Obama.

There are good reasons. But if you just say "sucks ass" you don't sound like someone worth listening to. You sound like you hate him because he's black. Seriously.

You mean for the new people's edification, or have I been posting in Swahili the last 4 years?

iwog   Wed, 14 Mar 2012, 12:57am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (3)   Dislike     Comment 16

TPB says

You mean for the new people's edification, or have I been posting in Swahili the last 4 years?

You're pissed off at Obamacare but you can't really say why. You're also pissed off at high oil prices but you can't say what Obama did to cause it.

That's about it.

freak80   Wed, 14 Mar 2012, 2:19am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 17

iwog says

You're pissed off at Obamacare but you can't really say why. You're also pissed off at high oil prices but you can't say what Obama did to cause it.

I heard it's because Obama is a Muslim Marxist.

Travis Bickle   Wed, 14 Mar 2012, 2:22am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 18

Wow, Patrick just schooled TPB on this silly post, see:

http://patrick.net/?p=1210059.

So what will TPB say in response?? Probably nothing, . . . or just F...... Jellybeans taste like circles....

TPB   Wed, 14 Mar 2012, 2:54am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike (2)     Comment 19

TPB says

You mean for the new people's edification

Travis Bickle says

Wow, Patrick just schooled TPB

Oh I missed one? OK! Travis, basically we're in the middle of a major presidential Assfuck. That only I and a very few people can detect.
There's a cancerous brain infection spreading around the country. Where business people and politicians can be as corrupt as they care to be, we're in a lawless land. And just in case you suspect YOUR president should be able to make a difference.
Obama said last week, the President has no effect on gas price. Which is a damn lie, as he was effectively at that moment working to make gas prices higher. Let's see what else, oh yeah, I'm voting for anyone but Obama this year, and it just tears this lot up. They are used to being able to brow beat people with debates and moral fatigue. They are supposed to WIN, but I'm prepared vote for a rotten turnip, with a rat's bite out of it. How do you Upsale that?

freak80   Wed, 14 Mar 2012, 3:16am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 20

TPB says

Obama said last week, the President has no effect on gas price. Which is a damn lie, as he was effectively at that moment working to make gas prices higher.

So what exactly was Obama doing at that moment to make gasoline prices higher? Telling the Saudi's to pump less oil? Telling the Chinese to buy more of it?

That's f*cking crazy talk.

freak80   Wed, 14 Mar 2012, 3:29am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (2)   Dislike     Comment 21

Look, I "get it" if a person thinks Obama isn't a great president. But given how f*d our economy is thanks to the massive housing bubble's collapse, I can't help but give him the benefit of the doubt on that.

You think $4 gasoline is bad? Wait until it's $10. It's coming, and it's not a matter of "if" but "when". So you'd better prepare for it, starting now. Oil is a finite, non-renewable resourse that's being used up at the rate of $87 million barrels per day. Think about that.

Obama has no control over global oil consumption and production. Hell it was the extreme Left that seemed to think Obama was the Second Coming of Christ back in 2008. Is it now the extreme Right that thinks Obama is Jesus and can create new Oil ex-nihilo? WTF?

thunderlips11   Wed, 14 Mar 2012, 3:29am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 22

2001 Oil Consumption by Nation
# 1 United States: 19,650,000 bbl/day
# 2 Japan: 5,290,000 bbl/day
# 3 China: 4,570,000 bbl/day

2009 Oil Consumption by Nation
# 1 United States: 18,690,000 bbl/day
# 2 China: 8,200,000 bbl/day
# 3 Japan: 4,363,000 bbl/day

edvard2   Wed, 14 Mar 2012, 3:35am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 23

Backing up the presses for a minute and getting back to the OP's post, the question that hasn't been answered is what is the objective of this post and others that all basically say the same thing: That they disapprove of the President.

So yes- we all fully acknowledge the OP's disapproval of the current President. If the point is to try and get those of us who support him to change our minds then that's not going to happen. If the point is to belittle the President then good luck because again- its a total waste of effort to do so if the reasoning is to try and change opinions because nobody is going to do that. We've all heard the exact same stuff over and over and over again. We who support Obama will continue to do so and we will vote.

That brings me to the next point. We can sit here and argue all day long. We could- at the very least have a civil and well-balanced, respectful debate. I for one would welcome that because this clearly isn't happening here or in the general populace. It'd be healthy in fact. But if that isn't possible then the single most important and effective thing you can do is to go to your local precinct on election day and cast your vote for the person you think would best run the country. That is your right as a US citizen. Otherwise spending countless hours bantering about this or that is pointless.

TPB   Wed, 14 Mar 2012, 3:51am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike (2)     Comment 24

edvard2 says

Otherwise spending countless hours bantering about this or that is pointless.

We should all leave it to the offical prognosticators or at least John Stewart, Colbert, or some other intelligent person that understands the issue. NO!

I put it out there, Obama 2012 isn't beating Obama 2008, you guys chose to kick this independent steaming pile of political poo, thinking I'd just scamper off into the night. where I stay at the edge of darkness only to be sensed by the whites of my eyes, and my nostril whistle brought on by political stress.

Ain't going to happen, I've paid good money to be this pissed off.
I'm the best advertisement Obama could buy. I love a good mystery, this election will be a who pundit, for sure. But I'm not going to sit quiet for the whole ride. I'm too fat for my seat, and I only bought one ticket, and you can't shut me up.

freak80   Wed, 14 Mar 2012, 4:13am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 25

Yet more T.P.B.

TPB   Wed, 14 Mar 2012, 5:52am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike (3)     Comment 26

This just in, a Rotten Turnip with a rat's bite, and a hint of et Goat terd odure, has squeezed Obama out as the front 2012 presidential contender.

edvard2   Wed, 14 Mar 2012, 6:30am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 27

TPB says

I put it out there, Obama 2012 isn't beating Obama 2008, you guys chose to kick this independent steaming pile of political poo, thinking I'd just scamper off into the night. where I stay at the edge of darkness only to be sensed by the whites of my eyes, and my nostril whistle brought on by political stress.

The point being made is that we don't really care what others think. I'm still voting for Obama. Nothing anyone else has said will change my mind. Thus the crux of the situation. Whats the most effective thing one can do to effect political change? Vote. That's it. Plain and simple.

TPB   Wed, 14 Mar 2012, 8:19am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike (2)     Comment 28

NO! I wont let you.
You have to Vote for someone else.
Why would you want to vote on the wrong side of History?
Anyone is better than this.
We can't afford 4 more years of Bush.

edvard2   Wed, 14 Mar 2012, 8:30am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 29

bah.

Nomograph   Wed, 14 Mar 2012, 10:51am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 30

TPB says

Anyone is better than this.

- Employment rapidly improving
- Surging manufacturing sector
- Iraq war ended
- Osama bin Ladin killed
- Somali pirates on Mersk Alabama killed and captured
- American hostages rescued in Somalia
- Skilled foreign policy in Egypt, Syria, Iraq, and North Korea
- US automakers stronger than ever

Obama hasn't even begun to campaign yet, so all you hear is the same, tired right-wing propaganda. Once Obama begins to campaign on his accomplishments, Conservatives will have nothing but empty rhetoric about Communism, Socialism, Fascism, and birth certificates.

Obama's reelection is all but guaranteed.

freak80   Thu, 15 Mar 2012, 12:04am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 31

Nomograph says

Obama's reelection is all but guaranteed.

I think Romneybot has a chance, but it will be hard for the Religious Reich to vote for a Mormon.

TPB   Thu, 15 Mar 2012, 6:28am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike (2)     Comment 32

I was just playin' Ya'll!
Obama is great, the whole country just loves him to pieces. He's the best president in the whole wide world. Oh ranga linga ding dong,"There's no silver bullet" Bama.

edvard2   Thu, 15 Mar 2012, 7:51am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 33

TPB says

I was just playin' Ya'll!
Obama is great, the whole country just loves him to pieces. He's the best president in the whole wide world.

We already know that.

Nomograph   Thu, 15 Mar 2012, 10:20am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (3)   Dislike     Comment 34

TPB says

This just in, a Rotten Turnip with a rat's bite, and a hint of et Goat terd odure, has squeezed Obama out as the front 2012 presidential contender.

You've made twelve posts in this thread, yet you are unable to give one single reason why you hate Obama.

What policy has Obama enacted or what action has he taken that has had a direct negative impact on your life?

Honest Abe   Fri, 16 Mar 2012, 12:09am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike (2)     Comment 35

Edvard2, Nomo, have you, or any of you other pseudo intellectuals read "Liberty Definded"?

I didn't think so. i > u

Abe

Nomograph   Fri, 16 Mar 2012, 12:24am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (3)   Dislike     Comment 36

Honest Abe says

Nomo, have you, or any of you other pseudo intellectuals read "Liberty Definded"?

When you try to call someone else a pseudointellectual, it would help if you at least spelled "defined" correctly.

Nomograph   Fri, 16 Mar 2012, 12:26am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 37

I'm still waiting to hear what policy or action of Obama has had a direct (not imagined) negative impact on you.

Anybody? Beuller?

edvard2   Fri, 16 Mar 2012, 12:29am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 38

Honest Abe says

Edvard2, Nomo, have you, or any of you other pseudo intellectuals read "Liberty Definded"?

What does that have to do with anything? Maybe I too will whip out some random book written by some political figure and and ask you if you have read it. The sheer hilarity of this post is growing by the minute.

edvard2   Fri, 16 Mar 2012, 12:39am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 39

Nomograph says

I'm still waiting to hear what policy or action of Obama has had a direct (not imagined) negative impact on you.

1: Made federal taxes lower than at any other time since 1950. Thus I and others pay less taxes.

2:Increased federal spending on various infrastructure projects-aka- freeways, roads, sidewalks, and so on. I personally see this every day on my way to work. One stretch of freeway on my way to work has been pot-hole riddled for the whole 12 years I've lived here. It finally got resurfaced 2 years ago.

3: Decreased pharmaceutical costs for Seniors. My Grandmother takes a lot of medications. She has actually seen a lowering of her healthcare costs. That indirectly benefits my family.

freak80   Fri, 16 Mar 2012, 1:57am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 40

Honest Abe says

"Liberty Definded"?
I didn't think so. i > u

Fail.

freak80   Fri, 16 Mar 2012, 1:57am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 41

And Abe, could you please quit submitting friend requests to me? I'm not going to accept them!

TPB   Fri, 16 Mar 2012, 4:14am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike (1)     Comment 42

Nomograph says

TPB says

This just in, a Rotten Turnip with a rat's bite, and a hint of et Goat terd odure, has squeezed Obama out as the front 2012 presidential contender.

You've made twelve posts in this thread, yet you are unable to give one single reason why you hate Obama.

You know I was going to Vote Obama, but you couldn't leave well enough alone could you? Now it's your fault I'm going to vote republican. I hope Obama loses by one vote, so we can all blame you, and you'll be totally not cule. And everyone on Patnet will think you're lame and totally not cule.

freak80   Fri, 16 Mar 2012, 4:16am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 43

More noise to "Ignore."

TPB   Fri, 16 Mar 2012, 4:20am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 44

I'm ignoring everyone I'm just to lazy to click all of them, or I can't bring my self to NOT read what was last written by the people I despise the most. But you're all on notice.

Honest Abe   Fri, 16 Mar 2012, 9:48am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 45

Wtfker80, Evward, ok if you haven't, or won't, read Liberty Defined, how about this one: What has Government Done to Our Money" by M. Rothbard.

Surely you must read SOMETHING, right?

Honest Abe

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