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You can take your President and shove him …….

The thing about Presidents is that they have a position and an image to uphold – both internationally, and at home.

When I was in Portugal many years ago, I remember looking in the yard of a café we were about to visit. There was one single scrawny arsed chicken pecking about, and after waiting nearly 45 mins for our meal – chicken – I could guess what had just happened to it.

Obamah – to this day – reminds me of that chicken. “Scrawny”. Often to be seen at various Presidential addresses not even wearing a tie, just an open neck shirt. Sure, if it’s an informal situation, kick back and relax – but not when you step up to the podium as President. It does your country no favours.

You show no respect – you get no respect – President or not. And OB1’s disrespect of his position has not gone unnoticed.

So when your “Pres” came to England last week, the writing was on the wall. No way would we openly criticise your previous Presidents like we are doing now to Obamah. We would have simply respected his comments, and left it at that.

5 to ten years to reach a trade deal ? – so nothing has changed there – and I say that with no emotion. It’s always been the case, whether dealing with Europe or Britain. Trade with Europe or with Britain is about equal – and considering that Britain is currently a small part of Europe, it comes as no surprise that America would be shooting itself in the foot to openly differentiate between the two. This information is years old, so nothing has changed in the last decade in that respect.

What has changed, is that now we have a “scruffy” President coming over here telling us how to behave (what a joke) – and on top of that – he’s on his way out anyway. Not only is OB1 determined to leave office only to have every domestic decision he’s ever made reversed, he’s also busy abroad making himself equally unpopular.

Please America – next time vote for someone who knows instinctively when to wear a tie, and how to spare the rest of the world of pure rhetoric – someone with half a brain would be a start.

Obamah is fooling no-one over there – and now he’s fooling even less of us over here.

Hopefully, your future Presidents will be welcomed on our shores – but please – keep this guy in a straight jacket where he belongs …….
 

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Mr Obama has been an ongoing embarrassment to the dignity of the office and country he represents. I'm surprised he didn't try to take a selfie with the queen or tango with her while telling our good allies how to run their country. My apologies on behalf of may Americans, Purple, I am ashamed of the decline of the US's global image .


EDIT: Darth is right, AMERICANS should be capitalized
 

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Oh yeah, Mr. Purple?!
Well, you can just take your Queen and...and...love her. Cherish her. Look at her old pictures. She was a motorcycle rider & mechanic during WWII.
Appeciate and revere her.
And trade her to us for OB1! Please!
We probably like her as much as you do.

EDIT: Mr. Fred, please capitalize "americans".
 

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Welcome to the Dark Side Purple....thinking Patriots hate that son of a bitch as much as you do....;)
 

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Mr Obama has been an ongoing embarrassment to the dignity of the office and country he represents. I'm surprised he didn't try to take a selfie with the queen or tango with her while telling our good allies how to run their country. My apologies on behalf of may Americans, Purple, I am ashamed of the decline of the US's global image .


EDIT: Darth is right, AMERICANS should be capitalized
I won't apologize for that useless SOB Fred...the 52% of the voting public, including all the dead and Illegals need to make amends for that bastard....:eek:
 

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Fred - I think that his lack of dignity and diplomacy does the country he represents a great injustice - he's a "bumbling fool" - and now he's visited "us" I'm finally free to say it ......
 

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You can take your President and shove him …….

The thing about Presidents is that they have a position and an image to uphold – both internationally, and at home.

When I was in Portugal many years ago, I remember looking in the yard of a café we were about to visit. There was one single scrawny arsed chicken pecking about, and after waiting nearly 45 mins for our meal – chicken – I could guess what had just happened to it.

Obamah – to this day – reminds me of that chicken. “Scrawny”. Often to be seen at various Presidential addresses not even wearing a tie, just an open neck shirt. Sure, if it’s an informal situation, kick back and relax – but not when you step up to the podium as President. It does your country no favours.

You show no respect – you get no respect – President or not. And OB1’s disrespect of his position has not gone unnoticed.

So when your “Pres” came to England last week, the writing was on the wall. No way would we openly criticise your previous Presidents like we are doing now to Obamah. We would have simply respected his comments, and left it at that.

5 to ten years to reach a trade deal ? – so nothing has changed there – and I say that with no emotion. It’s always been the case, whether dealing with Europe or Britain. Trade with Europe or with Britain is about equal – and considering that Britain is currently a small part of Europe, it comes as no surprise that America would be shooting itself in the foot to openly differentiate between the two. This information is years old, so nothing has changed in the last decade in that respect.

What has changed, is that now we have a “scruffy” President coming over here telling us how to behave (what a joke) – and on top of that – he’s on his way out anyway. Not only is OB1 determined to leave office only to have every domestic decision he’s ever made reversed, he’s also busy abroad making himself equally unpopular.

Please America – next time vote for someone who knows instinctively when to wear a tie, and how to spare the rest of the world of pure rhetoric – someone with half a brain would be a start.

Obamah is fooling no-one over there – and now he’s fooling even less of us over here.

Hopefully, your future Presidents will be welcomed on our shores – but please – keep this guy in a straight jacket where he belongs …….


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Nope – rule yourselves – (and vote for someone with balls next time) ….. ;)
 

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Nope – rule yourselves – (and vote for someone with balls next time) ….. ;)
Hillary may have the biggest balls of the group. You sure you want that!?!?


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Usually Protocol Officers council POTUS on expected decorum, procedures and dress for every occasion. I am surprised Obama has consistently ignored diplomatic basics.
 

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Why should he follow any rules when the Republicans said on day 1, we will sorry vote against, not approve, anything he does or wants? And in 2012 all the Republicans said when we win we will veto all he has done in the past 4 years. How did that work out? The Republicans are the ones who have ruined this country, not Obama!! He should do what he wants now!! Good luck with Trump!!
 

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Why should he follow any rules when the Republicans said on day 1, we will veto anything he does or wants? And in 2012 all the Republicans said when we win we will veto all he has done in the past 4 years. How did that work out? The Republicans are the ones who have ruined this country, not Obama!! He should do what he wants now!! Good luck with Trump!!
Typical Liberal Democrat, doesn't have clue on how our government works but wants to cry foul anyway. First off only the President has the power to veto. The president can veto laws passed by the House and the Senate. He does NOT have the power to make laws himself, but Odumbass has tried to through executive order, which CAN be reversed by the next president by a new executive order, which I will be happy to see.
 

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Why should he follow any rules when the Republicans said on day 1, we will veto anything he does or wants? And in 2012 all the Republicans said when we win we will veto all he has done in the past 4 years. How did that work out? The Republicans are the ones who have ruined this country, not Obama!! He should do what he wants now!! Good luck with Trump!!

Yeah. All those vetoes. Or, rather, all the proposals they've blocked.

Pen-and-phone...illegal as hell. Any OTHER President would have been Impeached.
 

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Why should he follow any rules when the Republicans said on day 1, we will veto anything he does or wants? And in 2012 all the Republicans said when we win we will veto all he has done in the past 4 years. How did that work out? The Republicans are the ones who have ruined this country, not Obama!! He should do what he wants now!! Good luck with Trump!!
Anyway you can backup those wild claims?

The Democrats had a clear majority in both the house and senate early in this President's tenure and even then they did not address issues that the President is unilaterally pushing now. Why? Could it be because even his own party could not unite behind his ideas? Here is your wonderful messiahs track record on unity.

Our Divisive President
Barack Obama promised a new era of post-partisanship. In office, he's played racial politics and further split the country along class and party lines.
By PATRICK H. CADDELL AND DOUGLAS E. SCHOEN
Updated July 28, 2010 12:01 a.m. ET
During the election campaign, Barack Obama sought to appeal to the best instincts of the electorate, to a post-partisan sentiment that he said would reinvigorate our democracy. He ran on a platform of reconciliation—of getting beyond "old labels" of right and left, red and blue states, and forging compromises based on shared values.

President Obama's Inaugural was a hopeful day, with an estimated 1.8 million people on the National Mall celebrating the election of America's first African-American president. The level of enthusiasm, the anticipation and the promise of something better could not have been more palpable.

And yet, it has not been realized. Not at all.

Rather than being a unifier, Mr. Obama has divided America on the basis of race, class and partisanship. Moreover, his cynical approach to governance has encouraged his allies to pursue a similar strategy of racially divisive politics on his behalf.

The 'Beer Summit': President Barack Obama, right, and Vice President Joe Biden, left, have a beer with Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr., second from left, and Cambridge, Mass. police Sgt. James Crowley in the Rose Garden of the White House, July 30, 2009. ENLARGE
The 'Beer Summit': President Barack Obama, right, and Vice President Joe Biden, left, have a beer with Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr., second from left, and Cambridge, Mass. police Sgt. James Crowley in the Rose Garden of the White House, July 30, 2009. ASSOCIATED PRESS
We have seen the divisive approach under Republican presidents as well—particularly the administrations of Richard Nixon and George W. Bush. It was wrong then, and it is wrong now. By dividing America, Mr. Obama has brought our government to the brink of a crisis of legitimacy, compromising our ability to address our most important policy issues.

William McGurn discusses the Democrats' novel strategy for the fall elections.
We say this with a heavy heart. Both of us share the president's stated vision of what America can and should be. The struggle for equal rights has animated both of our lives. Both of us were forged politically during the crucible of the civil rights movement. Having worked in the South during the civil rights movement, and on behalf of the ground-breaking elections of African-American mayors such as David Dinkins, Harold Washington and Emanuel Cleaver, we were deeply moved by Mr. Obama's election.

The first hint that as president Mr. Obama would be willing to interject race into the political dialogue came last July, when he jumped to conclusions about the confrontation between Harvard Prof. Henry Louis "Skip" Gates and the Cambridge police.

During a press conference, the president said that the "Cambridge police acted stupidly," and he went on to link the arrest with the "long history in this country of African-Americans and Latinos being stopped by law enforcement disproportionately."

In truth, the Gates incident appears to have had nothing to do with race—a Cambridge review committee that investigated the incident ruled on June 30 that there was fault on both sides.

Sen. Jon Kyl (R., Ariz.) has said the president told him in a closed-door meeting that he would not move to secure the border with Mexico unless and until Congress reached a breakthrough on comprehensive immigration reform. That's another indication Mr. Obama is willing to continue to play politics with hot-button issues.

Add in the lawsuit against the Arizona immigration law and it's clear the Obama administration is willing to run the risk of dividing the American people along racial and ethnic lines to mobilize its supporters—particularly Hispanic voters, whose backing it needs in the fall midterm elections and beyond.

As the Washington Post reported last week, two top White House strategists, speaking on condition of anonymity, have indicated that "the White House plans to use the immigration debate to punish the GOP and aggressively seek the Latino vote in 2012."

On an issue that has gotten much less attention, but is potentially just as divisive, the Justice Department has pointedly refused to prosecute three members of the New Black Panther Party for voter intimidation at the polls on Election Day 2008.

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It is the job of the Department of Justice to protect all American voters from voter discrimination and voter intimidation—whether committed by the far right, the far left, or the New Black Panthers. It is unacceptable for the Department of Justice to continue to stonewall on this issue.

During the 2008 presidential campaign, Mr. Obama's campaign emphasized repeatedly that his minister, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, was being unfairly stereotyped because of racially incendiary sound bites that allegedly did not reflect the totality of his views. In the Gates incident and others, Mr. Obama has resorted to similar forms of stereotyping.

Even the former head of the Civil Rights Commission, Mary Frances Berry, acknowledged that the Obama administration has taken to polarizing America around the issue of race as a means of diverting attention away from other issues, saying: "the charge of racism is proving to be an effective strategy for Democrats. . . . Having one's opponent rebut charges of racism is far better than discussing joblessness."

The president had a unique opportunity to focus on overarching issues of importance to whites and blacks. He has failed to address the critical challenges. He has not used his bully pulpit to emphasize the importance of racial unity and the common interest of poor whites and blacks who need training, job opportunities, and the possibility of realizing the American Dream. He hasn't done enough to address youth unemployment—which in the white community is 23.2% and in the black community is 39.9%.

Mr. Obama has also cynically divided the country on class lines. He has taken to playing the populist card time and time again. He bashes Wall Street and insurance companies whenever convenient to advance his programs, yet he has been eager to accept campaign contributions and negotiate with these very same banks and corporations behind closed doors in order to advance his political agenda.

Finally, President Obama also exacerbated partisan division, and he has made it clear that he intends to demonize the Republicans and former President George W. Bush in the fall campaign. In April, the Democratic National Committee released a video in which the president directly addressed his divide-and-conquer campaign strategy, with an appeal to: "young people, African-Americans, Latinos, and women who powered our victory in 2008 [to] stand together once again."

President Obama's divisive approach to governance has weakened us as a people and paralyzed our political culture. Meanwhile, the Republican leadership has failed to put forth an agenda that is more positive, unifying or inclusive. We are stronger when we debate issues and purpose, and we are all weaker when we divide by race and class. We will pay a price for this type of politics.

Mr. Caddell served as a pollster for President Jimmy Carter. Mr. Schoen, who served as a pollster for President Bill Clinton, is the author of "The Political Fix" (Henry Holt, 2010).


He is a compete fraud and whenever someone like myself tried to warn others we were labeled racists. Your arguments are weak as heck but hey who can argue with not wanting to be labeled a racist. Effective but wonderfully dishonest.




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