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By G.Anderson, January 26, 2009 at 8:29 am Link to this comment
Like any black hole, it doesn’t seem to be dangerous as long as it’s far away.
But when the event Horizon, begins to approach, time and space itself conspire, to change the space we live into something different.
Then the fantasy we’ve all been living in, becomes visable to all, as the veil of life is torn away and reveals the naked truth.
That there is no refuge for any, and no place to turn except to each other.
By Cudnagiveashit, January 25, 2009 at 3:39 pm Link to this comment
You think you had it bad under bush? well sheeple you are now well and trully FUCKED under this puppet.
Dark days ahead. in more ways than none.
By Folktruther, January 25, 2009 at 12:37 pm Link to this comment
Obama is continuing the policies of Bush in a much worse political, military and economic situation. The US is not out of anything; the barbarism not only continues, it deepens.
By SiberianRat, January 24, 2009 at 10:00 pm Link to this comment
That pic about sums it up.
By Dave24, January 24, 2009 at 7:23 pm Link to this comment
Unfortunately there’s no indication that Uncle Sam (or We the People) has climbed out. I think Obama is the perfect person to be president for a huge number of reasons, but we all have to admit that following the last eight years, the election of someone with opposing viewpoints should have been a guarantee.
If the Democrats had lost the election, it would have been one of the greatest blunders in American history.
But what’s scary is that it wasn’t a blowout. There was a quasi-,semi-,kinda-comfortable margin of victory, but nowhere near the margin that it should have been.
By 1twenty1, January 24, 2009 at 1:34 pm Link to this comment
I heartily agree with you that the best return on investment is with Congress. And I hope that Obama is held to account by the same standards that Reagan has been held to account. Agreed?
By Conservative Yankee, January 24, 2009 at 6:05 am Link to this comment
By 1twenty1, January 22 at 2:33 pm #
Re: By Conservative Yankee, January 22 at 12:37 pm
“Then why do I vividly recall a yuppie spouting off on the eve of Reagan’s initial election, ‘It’s going to be alright to be rich again.’?”
Obviously because he was uninformed. It has always been “alright to be rich in these USA. It has never been “alright” to be poor.
By Maani, January 22, 2009 at 3:59 pm Link to this comment
Thank you adding Carter to the historic list. He was, in fact, the first prez to begin the de-regulation process that was later joined by Reagan, Bush I, Clinton and Bush II.
Re your original comment re campaign promises, I would think that not only will most Obama supporters NOT excuse him if he fails to live up to his campaign promises (short of those failures being completely out of his control rather than “choices”), but that the outcry will be louder than anything we have heard during at least the last four presidencies (with the possible exception of the pre-Iraq War protests of Feb 2003).
By 1twenty1, January 22, 2009 at 2:33 pm Link to this comment
Then why do I vividly recall a yuppie spouting off on the eve of Reagan’s initial election, “It’s going to be alright to be rich again.”?
By Conservative Yankee, January 22, 2009 at 12:37 pm Link to this comment
By 1twenty1, January 22 at 12:03 pm #
“Re: Conservative Yankee. January 22 at 5:59 am
Your list should read Regan-Bush-Clinton-Bush. Regan’s failed economic ideology is now playing out as a deepening world wide crisis that may, at worst, result in global bloody insurrection and massive tragedy. At best, the recovery from which, is years away.
Reagan unchained the vicious beasts of greed and excess. His polished legacy tarnishes by the minute.”
You are preaching to the choir! Only, it goes back futher than that to the policies of Carter (Deregulated Gas, Oil, Banks, and airlines) Ford’s buiness “incentives” (tax cuts) and Nixon’s linking our economic fortune with that of China.
The Republicrats have trashed this once livable country at least since the end of the Roosevelt administration. Harry Truman (everybody’s hero) said he was opposed to Taft Hartley, but he used it against the unions 19 times during the four years he had remaining in his presidency.
this is twice the number of times any other president used it.
Want to get rich in these USA? forget Wall Street invest in politicians…. the R or R do not matter!
By 1twenty1, January 22, 2009 at 12:03 pm Link to this comment
Re: Conservative Yankee. January 22 at 5:59 am
Reagan unchained the vicious beasts of greed and excess. His polished legacy tarnishes by the minute.
By Protester, January 22, 2009 at 6:33 am Link to this comment
H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu = the collective conscience of the masses.
By Conservative Yankee, January 22, 2009 at 5:59 am Link to this comment
The Obama Presidency following close on the heels of the Bush-Clinton-Bush presidencies will make it clear, even to the most uninformed US citizen that it isn’t the man in the White House who moves policy.
I’m wondering when O’Biden et al don’t make a dent in their mountain of campaign promises (512 for Obama contrasted against 124 for Bush II) if the fawning masses will continue to excuse him (based on his race?) or will they hold him to the same standards on which they judged past presidents.
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