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I will be so glad when President Obama leaves office in 2017!

It’s not particularly because he has been characterized and demonized as the worst human being ever to have held the office. But it’s particularly troubling that such negative diatribes don’t just oppose his policies, but also assassinate his character, to the extent of not affording him the respect of being the president of the United States.

The Augusta Chronicle’s editorial staff has been particularly instrumental in portraying the president either through disparaging cartoons or editorials seemingly every single day to decry the ineptitude of the man, and how he’s destroyed the country. Do I agree with everything Obama has enacted since he took office? Absolutely not! I’m disappointed in many policy decisions undertaken by the Obama administration, including how the Affordable Care Act became law; the enactment of the National Defense Authorization Act; and his stance on the National Security Agency’s electronic surveillance.

False accusations about Obama trying to take away your Second Amendment gun rights is a big bandwagon issue that the political opposition keeps hammering into everyone’s head every day! No one ever complains about the Bush administration’s passage of the Patriot Act – which is the real threat to constitutional liberties, denying many Fourth Amendment guarantees against search and seizure. I won’t even get into the invasion of Iraq under false pretenses!

From a U.S. senator from South Carolina calling Obama a liar during one of his State of the Union addresses, to a New Hampshire law enforcement official calling him a racial epithet, this goes beyond political differences. Even though Obama was responsible for the demise of Osama bin Laden, he still can’t do anything right or honorable in the eyes of many. It reminds me of the scene in the movie A Soldier’s Story when, just before he was killed, the old sergeant had a revelation: “It doesn’t make any difference. They still hate you.”

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karradur
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karradur 05/19/14 - 11:37 pm
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I'd still like to know what "SMNCICBHO(M)" actually stands for.

I don't trust the explanation I've been given for the "N".

bubbasauce
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bubbasauce 05/20/14 - 12:00 am
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Boy it's OK to bash Bush and

Boy it's OK to bash Bush and Republicans but by God don't dare try to degrade our dear president Obama! Whaaaa waaaaaaa waaaaa. He is and will forever be known as the worst President ever! Watch a little Fox news every now and then and you might get some truth about how horrible he and his entire administration is!

dichotomy
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dichotomy 05/20/14 - 12:03 am
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"not affording him the

"not affording him the respect of being the president of the United States"

He doesn't respect the office, the Constitution, nor the laws of the United States of America. Why in the world would I show any respect for him just because he has a title. He has tried his best to divide and destroy this country.

Oh yeh, it was NOT a Senator from S.C......it was a Congressman and he was right......Obama lies.

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deestafford 05/20/14 - 12:14 am
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Obama has not been vilified and characterized nearly...

Obama has not been vilified and characterized nearly as viciously as Bush. Both Bush and Condi Rice were shown as monkeys by the left. Can you imagine how that would go over if Obama were shown as a monkey?

Obama has been a disaster for the country. Just today I read of an Obama DOJ operation called "Operation Choke Point" that pressures banks to not do business with high risk business such as "porn producers, gun shops, and drug paraphenelia shops". Putting a legitimate gun dealer in with those others is nothing but a means to try to put them out of business. Some banks have cancelled bank accounts, checking accounts, and lines of credit for gun dealers because of pressure by the government. Some of these dealers had been doing business with the banks for decades and have sterling credit ratings.

There is nothing that I have seen Obama do that does nothing but divide and put different segments of the country against each other. He has done nothing to bring the country together and make the people proud to be Americans.

Obama is totally out of touch with what is going on as is shown by the number of times he has responded to the surfacing of a scandal by saying, "I just learned about it from the media". That is pathetic. The man is the poorest example of an executive who has ever walked into the Oval Office.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 05/20/14 - 12:40 am
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Enshrine The Teleprompter

His teleprompter has to go in his presidential museum.

carcraft
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carcraft 05/20/14 - 05:35 am
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Obama has been unmerciful to

Obama has been unmerciful to his political opponents. Obama refuses to obey the laws of the land or the constitution. Obama is so inept he has elevated ineptitude to an art form. Several years ago Obama said he was going to fix the VA problems. Here we are years later and the problems are worse. Of course Obama only finds out about these VA scandals and problems from the news. Found out about the IRS scandal from the news. Of course Obama can't miss golf to actually govern. After bashing Bush for and refusing to vote for debt ceiling raises, Obama then wants more debt ceiling raises and lamblasts Republicans for taking the very stance he took a few short years ago. Obama bashed Bush for increasing the national debt by $4 trillion over 8 years and Obama has increased it by $ 7 trillion in 5 years. Obama is a duplicitous jerk! Obama repeats over 30 times "you can keep your health insurance ". "You can keep your doctor." Knowing full well he is lying because a few short years earlier he tells a congressional panel (recorded for posterity) people would lose thier health insurance. Have I missed anything?

ymnbde
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ymnbde 05/20/14 - 05:47 am
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where is Michael Moore when you need him?

the most "disrespectful" movie ever made about a president
oh, maybe you didn't see that one? or you forgot?
disparaging editorials and cartoons? hmmm...
everyday? EVERY SINGLE DAY? perhaps you exaggerate
Iraq under FALSE PRETENSES? why must you be so disparaging?
Hillary voted for the war... she wasn't delusional yet, then, was she?
your examples are for the particularly sensitive, who search for
harm to their pride, and find them in EVERYONE'S HEAD, EVERYDAY!
did you forget FAST AND FURIOUS? that was a deliberate attempt
to take away gun rights
he tried to put monitors in every single newsroom
goodness, man... the oceans aren't rising
but the ship, it is sinking... it's all relative
but please, stop disrespecting the truth
it does make a difference

Pond Life
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Pond Life 05/20/14 - 05:50 am
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I give President Obama every
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I give President Obama every bit of respect that he has earned...which is ZERO. He has shown no respect for me, and in fact referred to me as an enemy who should be punished, so why on Earth would I show him respect?

Pond Life
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Pond Life 05/20/14 - 05:52 am
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So karradur, you were
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So karradur, you were actually TOLD what "SMNCICBHO(M)" stands for, but that's not good enough for you? Why....because you can't imagine someone disliking this horrible President for any reason other than his race?

Pops
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Pops 05/20/14 - 06:25 am
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The letter writer began with a great line

"I will be so glad when President Obama leaves office in 2017!"

nocnoc
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nocnoc 05/20/14 - 06:52 am
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OK IF

He'll follow US LAW, and the US Constitution.
and release a very long list of documents he had his lawyers Sealed from the public.

BTW: He'll have to quit being a Socialist and a violator of
the 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th and 10th Amendments.

Explain why RED CHINA donated about $6.5 Million via the Service Workers and other Unions to his campaign.

karradur
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karradur 05/20/14 - 06:49 am
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@Pond Life

Well, technically, when I correctly guessed the other eight letters (and this is before he added the "(M)", which I have no idea what it stands for), edcushman called me a racist because of what I guessed for the "N".

Because that makes sense.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 05/20/14 - 06:55 am
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SMNCICBHO (M) - Google it

It will produce a Long List of AC R&R'

karradur
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karradur 05/20/14 - 07:02 am
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...

Apparently the "(M)" is for "murderer", according to the guy whose profile picture advocates killing people with divergent political opinions.

freeradical
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freeradical 05/20/14 - 07:15 am
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I Agree

Not only have the "bible & gun clingers " ( Obama ) , disrespected

the president they even had the nerve to disrespect his flesh & blood ,

" typical white " ( Obama ) grandmother .

How low can you go ?

seenitB4
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seenitB4 05/20/14 - 07:44 am
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Bush caught hell

I think Bush caught more hell than Obama...

Fiat_Lux
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Fiat_Lux 05/20/14 - 07:47 am
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Obummer is disrespected for many reasons

But mainly because he is a very bad leader who has hurt our nation so badly that we may never recover fully. I personally can't think of a single positive thing he, himself, is responsible for having accomplished. In fact, his time crouching in office has been an unmitigated disaster for the world in general.

Disrespect is the least of what he deserves.

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curly123053 05/20/14 - 07:58 am
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Loser

This president should have been impeached in his first term for his deliberate contempt for the US Constitution that he took and oath to uphold. The President has no business enacting or refusing to enforce laws that have been approved by Congress. The dictator in chief needs to be in Gitmo if you want my real opinion !

Bizkit
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Bizkit 05/20/14 - 08:09 am
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Presidential respect died

Presidential respect died with the Bush administration-now demonization is the soup du jour. What is different with Obama than Bush is Obama actively disrespects specific population or groups in America. Like he started running in 2008 with demonizing the wealthy-which is odd since he is wealthier than I-but if you are a 1% then he basically called you a greedy dishonest capitalist (screw u dude-least I'm not a liar). Then he disrespects the constitution because his main job is executing the law-which he refuses to do. Then every time there is a scandal Obama is just clueless-which we know is lie. Like turns out Obama knew when he entered office there was a problem in the VA but rather than do his job he was too busy trying to fundamentally changing America. I listened to past presidents lament the free press but I've never seen one directly attack one outlet Fox-mainly because all the others are his sponsors.

Pond Life
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Pond Life 05/20/14 - 08:10 am
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Yes karradur...it makes
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Yes karradur...it makes sense. Just assume that the N stands for a racial term...because what other reason could there possibly be to dislike a President who calls you an enemy who should be punished? It just makes sense.

Pond Life
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Pond Life 05/20/14 - 08:12 am
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"Apparently the "(M)" is for
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"Apparently the "(M)" is for "murderer", according to the guy whose profile picture advocates killing people with divergent political opinions."

Yeah...a picture of a gun is far more offensive than killing the citizens you swore to protect, without due process.

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nofanofobama 05/20/14 - 08:13 am
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no other prez has tried to

no other prez has tried to pit one against the other as this prez has...the prez setS the tone for his party...and anyone who disagrees with him is labeled as a rascist...imagine those of who belong to the philosphy of the tea party are now anarachist and rascist...what do we believe in limited govt, living within our means and lower taxes..mainstream thoght til obumler got in..remember it was his homeland security that described returning white military males, pro life and pro 1st amendment followers as possible terrorist...where ever you turn someone in his administration is accusing some one of being a racist...no you reap what you sow ...and in obumler case he WILL NEVER GET MY RESPECT ...

edcushman
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edcushman 05/20/14 - 08:24 am
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" Then he disrespects the
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" Then he disrespects the constitution because his main job is executing the law-which he refuses to do."
Bizkit, the lying, racist communist thug also said doctors were cutting off people's legs to make more money.

Bizkit
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Bizkit 05/20/14 - 08:35 am
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I think we can all Obama the

I think we can all Obama the "N" word because he isn't a black man-only racist think he is a black man. White people can call each other that, black people can call each other that, but they just can't call each other that. I know it's confusing-the word doesn't refer to "race" anymore no more than "gay" means being happy. But America is the land of the free so people can burn the flag, and use any offensive language they like.

Bizkit
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Bizkit 05/20/14 - 08:44 am
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Now the disrespect starts

Now the disrespect starts before they even run for office-look at how effective Dems were in creating doubt and destroying Mitt-all of which were lies. So now the Rep are trying the same thing with Hillary and her health-the real irony is Dems are complaining about it.

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CobaltGeorge 05/20/14 - 08:54 am
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(M)

MURDERER

Murderer of 4 Americans...

Murderer of the United States Constitution....

Now Murderer of American Veterans....

Murderer of God's bible.....

Murderer of our American Culture......

Murderer of our Grand Children's future and freedom......

Murderer of his own kind...Blacks.......

Just Murderer of once was America....PERIOD

lovingthesouth72
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lovingthesouth72 05/20/14 - 08:55 am
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Wishful thinking

Respect is earned. He lost mine when he started lying to the American people. His policies are destructive and only for political gain. Worst president ever.

karradur
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karradur 05/20/14 - 09:00 am
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@CobaltGeorge

What consequences do you think President Obama should face?

Pond Life
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Pond Life 05/20/14 - 09:07 am
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I sure do karradur.....and I
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I sure do karradur.....and I don't make accusations about them without backing them up with verifiable facts.....do you?

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