'Obamabot' no more

Six years later, 'hope,' 'change' ring hollow for rabid Obama fan

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The woman who became an Internet sensation in 2008 for gushing that Barack Obama would pay her gasoline and mortgage bills is back in the spotlight.

But this time, Peggy Joseph is no longer the brain-washed Obamabot she appeared to be back then.

Joseph, who recently was interviewed for an upcoming documentary, said she was caught up in the historic moment and wasn’t thinking clearly when she famously said after an Obama rally that she would no longer have to worry “about putting gas in my car. I won’t have to worry about paying my mortgage. If I help him, he’s going to help me.”

In the new film, There’s No Place Like Utopia, Joseph is interviewed at her suburban home, where she is a soccer mom of four and a working nurse.

The film chronicles people living in progressive-controlled cities such as Detroit, Chicago and Newark, N.J.

“At that time we needed a change, but a change for the better, not the worse,” said Joseph, who, contrary to her 2008 what-can-the-government-do-for-me attitude, claims to have never been on government assistance.

Joseph, the daughter of Haitian immigrants, said she has become more educated on politics in the six years since she became a YouTube phenom.

Whereas she once viewed Obama as a sort of national Santa Claus, she now compares him to The Wizard Of Oz.

“Truth and honesty are important,” Joseph says in the film. “He lied about everything … Just like the Wizard of Oz, Obama has turned out to be nothing more than a man behind a curtain.”

With polls showing the percentage of Americans who “strongly approve” of Obama’s job performance regularly trending below 30 percent, Joseph apparently isn’t the only one with buyer’s remorse.

One can only hope she, and others lured by false liberal promises, won’t get fooled again.

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gaflyboy
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gaflyboy 07/28/14 - 01:11 am
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Apparently there are a LOT less Obamabots

A CNN poll out yesterday shows that if the 2012 election where held today, people prefer Romney 53% to 44% over Obama.
http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2014/07/27/cnn-poll-romney-tops-oba...

It's interesting that the 44% is about the same number of supporters that still think Obama is doing a good job in the face of overwhelming evidence to the contrary.

Pond Life
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Pond Life 07/28/14 - 06:02 am
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This place is usually
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This place is usually crawling with those 44% Obamabots....sycophantically fawning at everything he does, and rationalizing his misdeeds the best they can. And if all else fails, they call you a racist for disagreeing.

deestafford
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deestafford 07/28/14 - 07:02 am
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"Fundamentally change America..."

"Fundamentally change America..." Not once did anyone ever ask Obama what he meant by "change". Not the hapless McCain nor anyone in the media.

Anyone who did not get "caught up in the historical moment" and gave a cursory look at his background and record understood what he meant by "change".

It's sad that so many people in this day and age can be taken in by a snake oil salesman. Sort of like Andy Griffith in that movie whereby he pulled the wool over everyone's eyes. Of course, everyone watching it said, "That could never happen today. We are too smart for that.?

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/28/14 - 07:28 am
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Check into his background-- huh

Now I guess we see why that was almost impossible....when records are sealed there is usually a good reason for it.

Kinda explains hiding the IRS emails .....hide & seek comes easy to some.

Pond Life
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Pond Life 07/28/14 - 07:44 am
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Interesting that the top
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Interesting that the top executive in this nation, based on past associations, would be unable to obtain a Q level security clearance....but his desciples don't care.

hoptoad
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hoptoad 07/28/14 - 07:54 am
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The proof will be in the

The proof will be in the pudding not only in Novemer 2014, but most importantly in 2016. If this country elects another democrat president, there will never be a recovery for our nation.

Beware. O is supporting Elizabeth Warren (D - Massachusettes). She has been caught lying about being American Indian to gain access to Affirmative Action preference. She also has the same political agenda as O and plans to continue his destruction of America.

Hillary also is of the same ilk, just a little more practiced. She has been caught in many lies and scandals - both during her husband's presidency and in her position as Secretary of State. What kind of woman stays with a man who continually disrespects her with his affairs? A calculating woman who is using his popularity and political acumen to further her own political career.

Pond Life
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Pond Life 07/28/14 - 08:04 am
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This is a test.
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This is a test.

carcraft
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carcraft 07/28/14 - 08:07 am
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Well two people did question

Well two people did question Obama, Joe the plumber and Palin. The press circled the wagons and went on a search and destroy mission against both. Some people still think Palin actually said " I can see Russia from my front porch"! Joe the plumber had confidential information leaked to the press. Our press is shameful and ANY ARTICLE or report I hear from lame stream media is suspect! Obama was given a complete pass by the media. We now have reports (surprise ) that the federal exchanges not being able to issue supplemental payments was actually put in the law by design. Won't see that in the lame stream media.

myfather15
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myfather15 07/28/14 - 08:12 am
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This Country has been called racist, for so long......

That I believe people were excited about "proving" their aren't!! Even some of my own cousin's admitted voting for Obama the first time, because they also thought this was an opportunity to show they aren't racist!! Many of them thought this would help finally solve race relations in this Country!! I've heard many people say "How can a Country that elected a black President, be racist?"

It's just sad that so many people could be dooped by their deception!! I now hear people saying "I never dreamed, after we voted him in, that people would claim any criticism of him, would be because of his race." Or they say they thought the race baiters would be silenced!! Really?? Anyone who believes this, is very naive!! They will NEVER be silenced, as long as there is money to be made from racial division!! The hard leftists, will never be silent, until their ultimate goal is achieved!!

corgimom
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corgimom 07/28/14 - 08:28 am
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"Some people still think

"Some people still think Palin actually said " I can see Russia from my front porch"! "

That's not what she said, and that line came from Saturday Night Live. If people choose to believe that's what she really said, instead of an actor on a comedy show, there's not much that anybody can do about it. But Tina Fey did a great job of spoofing her.

But I saw that Katie Couric interview, and Sarah Palin was absolutely dreadful. That interview alone doomed John McCain. It was painful to watch.

Pond Life
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Pond Life 07/28/14 - 08:32 am
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Corgi....I have had
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Corgi....I have had discussions with people who actually believe she said that. How can you debate with that? When someone is THAT misinformed, it's tough to have an intelligent conversation with them. It's almost like someone thinking that just because two people have the same last name, that they MUST be in the same family, and refusing to acknowledge that they were wrong when shown the err of their ways.

hoptoad
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hoptoad 07/28/14 - 08:33 am
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Both my sisters voted for O

Both my sisters voted for O in 2008, they have not said if they also voted for him again in 2012. One of my sisters and her husband loved their drugs and grew their own mj out west, and the other went to college and learned everything she knows about our government from her liberal professors. Explains a lot.

This Joseph woman may be the same woman who was interviewed in 2008 and was asked if she knew where O would get the money to help everyone pay their bills. She got a deer in the headlights look for a moment and then replied "from his private stash".

hoptoad
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hoptoad 07/28/14 - 08:44 am
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The sad truth was revealed on

The sad truth was revealed on one of the programs on FOX News hosted by a pollster. There was an audience made up of different races and different political affiliations. The pollster asked who voted for O in 2008 and several hands went up. Then he asked who voted for him in 2012, two hands went up.

During the discussion one black male, who admitted voting for O in 2012, expressed his disappointment with O during his first term. The pollster asked him why he voted a second time for him if he was disappointed in his performance during his first term. The man just got a sheepish grin and shrugged his shoulders.

How do you deal with the kind of mentality that drives people to support someone just because of race or because of one personal issue instead of the preservation and best interests of this nation and its people?

carcraft
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carcraft 07/28/14 - 11:02 am
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I still can't understand how

I still can't understand how those on the left so critical of Palin and her EDITED interview with Couric think Biden is OK. Wow there's a brain trust !

carcraft
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carcraft 07/28/14 - 11:23 am
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Corgimom, I still can't

Corgimom, I still can't understand how those on the left so critical of Palin and her EDITED interview with Couric think Biden is OK. Wow there's a brain trust ! You do know that when Biden debated Palin Biden had the articles of the constitution wrong . You do know Biden talked about eating in a Restaurant (during the Debate) that had been closed for 10 years? You do know Biden lied about the circumstances of his wife's death and plagiarized a speech by a British parliamentarian named Neil Kinnock?

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 07/28/14 - 11:28 am
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Fortunate

The vocal defenders of Trayvon Martin have also quieted down, thankfully.

Pond Life
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Pond Life 07/28/14 - 12:13 pm
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Test complete.
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Test complete. Confirmed....There ARE people who give thumbs down based on who posted, and not based on what they posted.

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jimmymac 07/28/14 - 12:30 pm
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LADY
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This lady may claim that she's changed her thinking on Obama but my guess is she's mad because she didn't get the windfall she was hoping for. I bet if Obama could run again she'd still vote for him rather than vote for a white candidate. Obama's done nothing for most of the folks that voted for him. I guess he and the rest of the Democrats just take the black vote for granted. Obama and the Dems are now turning their full attention on the next group of people to buy. The illegals who Obama and the Dems will try and get amnesty for so they can vote.

BamaMan
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BamaMan 07/28/14 - 12:34 pm
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WELL!

I'M GLAD SHE ADMITTED IT! NOW IF JUST THE REST OF THE SHEEP WOULD USE THE BRAIN GOD GAVE THEM....

myfather15
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myfather15 07/28/14 - 12:59 pm
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I've watched "Water's World"

I've watched "Water's World" and numerous other outlets; where they go out into the streets or beaches and ask people simple questions about current events and politics. One guy was asked "Do you believe in global warming?" His answer "Oh yes, I believe in global warming, definately."

They guy had a funny look on his face, so he asked him "What is global warming?" The guy literally couldn't answer!!! He just said "I'm not sure what it is, but I believe in it."

These type people are mindless sheep!! Going around repeating Baaaaa, Baaaaa, Baaaaa; and believing whatever they're told!! These are also the EXACT crowd the left is targetting!! The success of the left DEPENDS upon a citizenry that is void of independent thought and couldn't care less about their Country or what happens to it!!

hoptoad
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hoptoad 07/28/14 - 01:08 pm
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PL, I'm not guilty of it, but

PL, I'm not guilty of it, but you may be right about the "thumbs down". However, sometimes a poster writes a good comment then adds one little sentence that turns someone off and he/she gets the downer.

Mostly, people who write ridiculous nonsense, deliberate untruths or misinformation get my thumbs down.

dichotomy
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dichotomy 07/28/14 - 01:16 pm
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Don't get excited. The same

Don't get excited. The same fools who voted for Obama twice are now promising to blindly vote for Hillary. She has already managed to set the rest of the world on fire as Secretary of State with her incompetent foreign policy. I guess they want to elect her president so she can finish the destruction of THIS country that Obama started.

Pond Life
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Pond Life 07/28/14 - 01:18 pm
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Not sure what about "this is
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Not sure what about "this is a test" could turn someone off.

LillyfromtheMills
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LillyfromtheMills 07/28/14 - 02:31 pm
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Test

I'll try HA - this is a test - only a test

burninater
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burninater 07/28/14 - 02:45 pm
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myfather, for every global

myfather, for every global warming "believer" that can't explain the science, there's a global warming "denier" that can't either. The herd behavior cuts both ways.

For example, there are deniers that actually believe heating has stopped since 1998 -- which is blatantly false:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/petergleick/2012/02/05/global-warming-has-st...

Pond Life
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Pond Life 07/28/14 - 03:00 pm
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I'm not sure if the numbers
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I'm not sure if the numbers are equal, Burn.

And some of those deniers you talk about are NASA officials, so there could be something to it.

http://dailycaller.com/2014/01/22/nasa-data-shows-that-the-pause-in-glob...!

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cush1944 07/28/14 - 03:18 pm
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"That interview alone doomed

"That interview alone doomed John McCain."
corigomom, you might be correct, a lot of women on the left were/are jealous of Palin because she is a smart good looking conservative. Most of the women on the left are more Hillary.

myfather15
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myfather15 07/28/14 - 04:42 pm
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Since 1980, the earth has

Since 1980, the earth has warmed .011 degrees!! WOW, I can feel the heat burning through my inner soul!!

Yes, I agree uninformed goes both ways at times; but with the LEFT, it doesn't matter what anyone (including doubting scientists) believes; if you disgree with them, you're demeaned and discredited!!

Pond Life
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Pond Life 07/28/14 - 04:47 pm
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You must be a "flat Earther"
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You must be a "flat Earther" myfater.

And a racist. :-)

myfather15
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myfather15 07/28/14 - 04:50 pm
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Revelations Chapter 9 describes WHO and HOW His people...

Will be attacked!!

"And there came out of the smoke locusts upon the earth: and unto them was given power, as the scorpions of the earth have power.

4And it was commanded them that they should not hurt the grass of the earth, neither any green thing, neither any tree; but only those men which have not the seal of God in their foreheads.

5And to them it was given that they should not kill them, but that they should be tormented five months: and their torment was as the torment of a scorpion, when he striketh a man.

The locusts are nothing more than those that fight against God!! They sting as a scorpion stings, injecting their venom into the prey and dissolving their spine or bones (i.e. backbone); making them weak and useless!! Their venon IS political correctness!!

Now, pay attention to verse 4!! They are the GREEN (Save the earth and trees) crowd!! Using this as a tactic to suppress the oppositions voice!! If you don't believe as THEY believe, then you hate the earth, you're a polluter; and deserve great scorn!! Sound about right?

No one is going to save this earth, BESIDES GOD!! He doesn't need mankinds help is this aspect!! No, theres nothing wrong with trying to pollute less, but global warming is a HOAX, and nothing more than a subliminal attack on God!! How can you believe in a ALL POWERFUL GOD, who created this earth, and believe that HE would ever allow MEN to destroy it??? Simply put, you can NOT believe in both!!

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