Don't heap undeserved blame on Obama

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I must respond to what Gregory J. Topliff said in his letter “Impeach president for nonfeasance”(Aug.13).

First of all, you can’t impeach President Obama for nonfeasance. This president is doing the best he can, and you can’t impeach any president of the United States for that reason. Any president of the United States may be impeached if convicted of treason, bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors while in command.

Second, Obama and some other people (not lackeys) didn’t blame everything on this new Tea Party. This budget that the Tea Party wanted wasn’t a balanced budget. Most of the Tea Party – supported mostly by Republicans in Congress such as Sen. Rand Paul and Rep. Michele Bachmann – wanted to cut between $400 billion and $500 billion in this budget, which includes mostly programs such as Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, etc., and a small part of the defense budget.

Obama didn’t ignore Standard & Poor’s downgrading of the credit rating from AAA to AA-plus. Obama didn’t agree with this agency and made a comment about S&P’s downgrade rating. A lot of Republican senators and some Democratic senators raised the debt ceiling by voting for it in Congress this year and in the past when other presidents were in command.

I don’t believe Mr. Topliff is an independent voter. I think that he is a new Tea Party Republican who’s not telling all the facts in the letter he wrote.

I’m not going to demand a vote of no confidence against President Obama because of some of the false comments that Mr. Topliff and some Tea Party supporters have made about this president in the past.

Some of these Tea Party members and supporters are prejudiced and
racist, and have made some negative
racial comments about Obama in the past. I’ve seen some of the signs made by Tea Party supporters in 2009 and 2010.

David Thomas

Harlem

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Insider Information
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Insider Information 08/19/11 - 09:51 pm
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"This president is doing the

"This president is doing the best he can..."

Exactly. And, that is the problem.

Well put, Mr. Thomas.

Vito45
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Vito45 08/19/11 - 10:02 pm
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Hear! Hear! Insider. Thinking

Hear! Hear! Insider. Thinking people recognized he was too inexperienced to do the job; but the bandwagon hoppers climbed right aboard for different reasons. Obama just wasn't ready for prime time and it has become glaringly obvious.

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Vito45 08/19/11 - 11:07 pm
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Baloney Willie. Obama is even

Baloney Willie. Obama is even losing support in the the black community; heretofore his most loyal supporters. EVERYONE except blind leftists are recognizing he is the empty suit many of us recognized him to be from the get-go.

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willie7 08/20/11 - 12:18 am
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Vito45, did you ever call
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Vito45, did you ever call Bush an empty suit???
He definitely was the biggest empyt suit.

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copperhead 08/20/11 - 02:10 am
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Does anyone know any details

Does anyone know any details on the new amnesty order given by hussein? I heard he by-passed congress(again) to issue amnesty for millions of illegal immigrants.

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copperhead 08/20/11 - 02:28 am
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willie7, your racism is

willie7, your racism is showing.ALWAYS blaming hussein's short-comings on ANYONE other than him but that is par for the course.

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copperhead 08/20/11 - 02:31 am
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What say we join in on a few

What say we join in on a few verses of mmm mmm obama mmm mmm obama hussein wanting school children to chant his name- reminds me of the hitler youth.

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Dixieland4 08/20/11 - 06:17 am
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You always hear black and

You always hear black and some white people say, "you don"t like President Obama because he is black." That is not true because I do not like the white part of him either. Has nothing to do with him as a man, but everything to do with him being an enabler of the country owes me my "check"!!! He is a liberal socialist!!!

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southernguy08 08/20/11 - 07:52 am
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How's that Kool-Aid taste,
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How's that Kool-Aid taste, Dave? And Willie, nice racist letter. Guess you forgot that Obammy's mom was lilly white? Ooops. Yeah, I'm laughing. This president couldn't find his backside in the dark. Oh, was that a racist comment? Doesn't matter, he's out in 2013 anyway. Can't wait. Hope this doesn't get flagged. It's only the truth.

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follower 08/20/11 - 08:34 am
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Willie7, you got us. We

Willie7, you got us. We confess. It's all because "whitey" is not in the White House.

This from the same guy that praised "Obamacare" for saving his friend from certain death, even though it's not been enacted.

If nothing else willie7, gotta give it to you on the loyalty, even if it's blind.

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avidreader 08/20/11 - 08:42 am
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I know an extremely bright,

I know an extremely bright, well-educated young woman who has been in the educational system for five years. She's great at her job; however, she would be a terrible Superintendent of Schools. But, I'm guessing that if the public still elected the top dog, she could run and possibly win the position. Her smile is infectious, her vocabulary is impeccable, and she can easily recite all the wonderful jargon about progressive education. Of course, she would soon find out that a fawn in a forrest of wolves doesn't last very long in the real world.

Let the taxpayers give Mr. Obama a gold watch and a few atta-boys, and send him back to Chicago where he can surely drum up enough public support to save a desolate neighborhood or two.

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carcraft 08/20/11 - 08:48 am
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Yep we are all racists that

Yep we are all racists that is why the darling of the tea party is LT Col Allen West, we just hadn't noticed he was black! LOL Coming down the pike and little reported is the fact that the EPA is getting read to put regulation in effect that will shut down some Coal fired electric plants and force expensive modifications on others increasing the cost of electriciy for all Americans. This will hit about the time Obama is out of office so the lefties will blame corperate greed and evil republicans ignoring the fact all this was put in motion by Obama! Just like the seeds of the housing market bubble and bust were planted by Jimmy Carter with "The Community Reinvestment Act" The CRA was watered by Bill Clinton, ie inforced. Obama helped litigate a law suit against Citibank to further inforce the CRA. Barney Frank refused to regulate Fanny and Freddie to further fuel the fire. Now the left blames evil banks and Republicans! Well when electricity prices are throught the ceiling because of Obama and his majical misery factory the left will blame power companies and evil Republicans for electricity prices being doubled etc.

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carcraft 08/20/11 - 08:50 am
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Are the blacks that are now

Are the blacks that are now voicing displeasure with Obama racists because Whitey isn't in the White House? Just wondering BWAHAHAHAHAHA

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Vito45 08/20/11 - 08:55 am
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Willie says: Vito45, did you

Willie says: Vito45, did you ever call Bush an empty suit???
He definitely was the biggest empyt suit.

Bush never was a favorite of mine, just the better of available choices. Biggest empty suit though? Not by a long shot. Jimmy Carter gets up every morning and thanks God for Barack Obama.

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Vito45 08/20/11 - 09:04 am
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Avidreader, I concur. If

Avidreader, I concur. If folks like Willie would read and comprehend they would see my first post on the matter said "he just wasn't ready for prime time"; not that he was stupid. Quite the contrary; the man is smart and charismatic; just way too inexperienced and (what is the opposite of savvy?) to be where he is. He is the epitome of a post turtle. Truth is, I wish he was a conservative; he has the potential to be effective, it is his socialist idealism that will doom him.

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FalseHopeLooseChange 08/20/11 - 09:43 am
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Even when the blind leftist

Even when the blind leftist Google "Incompetent President" they'll get 76,000,000,000 hits (in .05 seconds) that lists Barack Hussein Obama on the subject line. (That's a Tea Party joke -- much like BHO is a joke on the left)

The biggest question no one can answer is whether Obama's actions and policies are intentionally designed to fundamentally transform America into a socialist entitlement dependent country, or is it just his blatant incompetency because of a lack of experience?.

Crying "Racism", "Extremism" or Terrorism" to deflect the conversation away from this question is just another way of dodging the answer many don't want to face up to (at this time).

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owensjef2 08/20/11 - 09:47 am
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President Obama needs to put

President Obama needs to put all the facts on the table. He needs to show just how bad the U.S. was bleeding before he took office, and that he actually has a net job gain at this current time. The Republican congress is doing all they can to not assists this President, even if it means defaulting on our debts and worse. Shame on the Conservative Tea Party and their followers for being against America.

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allhans 08/20/11 - 05:34 pm
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If willie will stay cool and

If willie will stay cool and wait until the 2012 election is done, then pay attention to the new guy in office and how often he hears him say "
I inherited this mess..." then he will have his answers. Obama. the FIRST POTUS to attempt to make a previous president the bad guy.Let us pray that he will be the LAST. It just is not done in polite society.

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Insider Information 08/20/11 - 10:00 am
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It's Bush's fault. It's the

It's Bush's fault. It's the Tea Party's fault. It's "global warming's" fault. It's Wall Street's fault. It's corporate fat cats' fault. It's the banks' fault. It's Europes fault. It's S&P's fault. It's the natural disaster's fault. It's the Arab Spring's fault. It's little green men's fault. It's the boogey man's fault. It's Justin Bieber's fault.

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Ushouldnthave 08/20/11 - 10:01 am
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You want to blame somebody

You want to blame somebody for the economy? Blame us. Go to your closet and see how many clothes are made in the USA, how many TV's, stereo's, computers, microwaves, etc. Your car is made in Canada or Mexico. Your shirts are made in Srilanka or Burma. Electronics in North Korea or Japan.
We want the best standard of living at the lowest price, but now we're paying for it. Until WE start producing and selling our goods around the world, WE will continue to suffer economically.

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carcraft 08/20/11 - 10:08 am
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Lets see Owenjef2-

Lets see Owenjef2- Unemployment was 7 percent when Obama took office, gas about 1/2 as expensive and the deficit was about 1/2 what it is today. Obama spent $800 billion on a stimulus program promising unemployment would not reach 8%. In Dec 2009 Obama held a job summit and left out the Chamber of Commerce, and several other large organizations that represent the job creators in America. Of course Obama's union buddies and big business people were there. Obama passed the health care reform act that is going to increase employee health care costs for small businesses and has regulations in it that are going to further stiffle business. Now as I have mentioned earlier Obama's EPA is increasing regulations on coal fired electirical productions plants forcing some to close and others to invest in costly modifications. This is futher going to hamper businesses by increasing cost (that get passed on to the consumers). Now did you know that Obama promised to bankrupt new coal fired plants? Probably not since the press didn't report diddly squat about Obama's economic policies and what his policies etc would lead to! Well Obama owns the economy, he bought it with $800 billion dollars of your money. Now many of the federally subsidized "green " Manufacturing plants are going bankrupt because the subsidies from the stimulus package are running out. People that recieved green job training are having a hard time finding jobs. We have lay offs at Savannah River Site because stimulus money is running out. What a poor miserable record. All of this because Obama is an idealist with no experiance!

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ekharonne 08/20/11 - 10:09 am
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I noticed that this one sided

I noticed that this one sided paper decided to filter out my use of TB in my description of the Tea Party. Strange how they always allow the use of derogatory words when some of these Confederate worshipers decribe Obama.

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drivenslow 08/20/11 - 10:13 am
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ignorance is bliss......if
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ignorance is bliss......if you havent heard WILLIE the unemployment rate for blacks is 16%..under obama the financial situation of the african american are the worst they have ever been...so keepo opn smoking that good stuff bahahahahahahaha...so actually old whitey has got it pretty good

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carcraft 08/20/11 - 10:13 am
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Ekharonne- Obama had a

Ekharonne- Obama had a practically filibuster proof congress for the first two years of his presidency. I guess it is also the Democrats that controlled congress and passed the health care bill and the stimulus bills fault! The Republicans controll the House of Representatives and have only done that for about 8 months out of Obama's 32 months of governing! BWAHAHAHAHA

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Vito45 08/20/11 - 10:14 am
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Ushouldnthave, your point is

Ushouldnthave, your point is taken, though I don't agree 100%. Yes, we are culpable for not rejecting more foreign made goods early on before our manufacturing went offshore. Because of our wage structure, largely driven by unions in the blue collar sector; we just can't compete on the world stage in manufacturing. Nobody outside of the U.S. is going to buy a pair of U.S. made jeans for $50 when they can get essentially the same thing stitched in Maylasia for $30. Those are just the cold hard facts.

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allhans 08/20/11 - 01:03 pm
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ekharonne..YEP! tis a slur

ekharonne..YEP! tis a slur and slurs are not allowed. Why would you want to use the term, anyhow? You have a problem with the TEA Party folks?

And NO, slurs are not to be used against anyone, mainly the posters on this site.

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drivenslow 08/20/11 - 10:15 am
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and by the way BLACKS ARE
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and by the way BLACKS ARE STILL A MINORITY IN THIS COUNTRY...he could not have been elected if whites hadnt voted for him...and we do apologize for that

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drivenslow 08/20/11 - 10:17 am
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and if you want to blame the
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and if you want to blame the tea party which at most has 80 members in congress and thus no real political power except for being a scapegoat keep on degrading them its the easiet way to pick out the morons in this country

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allhans 08/20/11 - 10:19 am
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Spending much of my time with

Spending much of my time with the public I have seen what Democrat talking points can actually accomplish. The number of people who think that saying "Congress" is the same as saying "Republicans" is a disgrace. The Republicans sure could use some lower case slogans.

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Vito45 08/20/11 - 10:21 am
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ekharonne; IMO the AC is

ekharonne; IMO the AC is totally erratic and arbitrary on policing posts; or else there are just some thin skinned, whiney readers/posters who complain about anything you wouldn't hear in church on Sunday morning. I had a post deleted a few days ago that contained symbols in places of words that were designed to show emphasis to my rant. THAT IS WHAT THEY DID IN CARTOONS WHEN I WAS GROWING UP!

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