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Posted on Dec 2, 2009
Charlie Brown

In addition to all the other problematic things we might point out about President Obama’s West Point speech Tuesday night, there’s also the troubling, scheduling-related factoid that the broadcast of “A Charlie Brown Christmas” was bumped out in favor of Obama’s highly anticipated Afghanistan oration. This mashup can’t change that sad fact, but it does win a couple points back for the ankled Peanuts team.  —KA

Click here to watch Charlie Brown and friends deliver poignant critiques of Obama’s speech on Jezebel.


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By Irene, December 4, 2009 at 12:33 pm Link to this comment
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Mr Degan, Mr Obama is reading from a script set for him by the same people who wrote Bush’s script.The MIC and Banksters are in control- they’re all just spokespeople. FDR said ” presidents are selected, not elected” They have it down to a fine art now, the 2 party system is a game.Vote for an Independent for local elections and don’t bother voting for presidents.

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By Cathy, December 4, 2009 at 7:45 am Link to this comment

Good grief!  A great show that ends with a major speech on peace and good will preempted by the Obomber.

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By voice of truth, December 3, 2009 at 10:51 am Link to this comment

Not sure what about the speech was “highly anticipated”.  Everyone knew what he was going to say before he even started.

This fool IS his own reality show, and just as horrid to watch

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By Tom Degan, December 3, 2009 at 9:04 am Link to this comment
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Take this to the bank:

We will lose the war in Afghanistan. Just as in Iraq, every serviceman or woman who has died there has died for no reason. Russia and merrie old England learned this lesson a long time ago. You would think….Never mind.

Suffice to say, on my best day I do not receive one tenth of the information that President Obama receives. I don’t read any of the Presidential Daily Briefings that are placed on his desk every morning. Obviously he is in possession of a wealth of intelligence that you and I are just not privy to. Maybe we should be giving him the benefit of the doubt - and I have been doing just that, I promise you. But from my vantage point it appears to me that this president has failed to learn the lessons that have been passed onto us down the decades by the administrations of Franklin Delano Rossevelt and Lyndon Baines Johnson - lessons involving bold action in times of economic crisis (more on that another day) and the utter folly of waging wars that cannot be won.

Let this be etched in stone:

Any country that would view its women as inferior beings not entitled to basic human rights is not worth one drop of ANYBODY’S blood.

I want to believe in this president. He is the chief executive I worked harder to elect than any other in my lifetime. I realize that it is simply far too early in this administration to write a final assessment of his term of office. That being said, my confidence in the Obama White House is ebbing rapidly. Where in the hell is all of this change I could believe in? Is the Bush Mob still in charge? What gives?


No, I am still exceedingly grateful that John McCain and Gidget von Braun did not win the election last year. Have another sip.

Tom Degan
Goshen NY

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