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By Night-Gaunt, November 20, 2009 at 9:23 am Link to this comment
I agree with you on this.
By ThomasG, November 20, 2009 at 7:38 am Link to this comment
Night-Gaunt, Nov. 20 at 2:16am,
The word is duopoly; the answer to duopoly is REFORM of the Democratic Party in order to get the necessary votes to legislate enactment of a Multi-Party Political System. I have been advocating that this be done for about eight years and trying to sow the seeds of understanding that will lead to elimination of political duopoly in the United States that is replaced by a Multi-Party Political System, but it is difficult to get past all of the meaningless drivel in peoples minds that they see as intelligence, so that they can quit flogging the uncontrollable flames of political duopoly and initiate a Multi-Party Political System in the United States that will provide political representation for ALL by coalition governance.
By Night-Gaunt, November 19, 2009 at 10:16 pm Link to this comment
No, of course not, are you stupid? I am saying that both official parties have been taken over by authoritarian fanatics and they are giving us false choices. I thought I was clear on that. Why else would the only two Democrats during the years 1980-2009 continue or bridge the gaps between Republicans to bring down the Republic by a thousand cuts? How does that in any way suggest that it is a good idea to vote for a Republican? None. [It is why someone like Kucinich, the real deal, was character assassinated so roundly and quickly.]
By ThomasG, November 19, 2009 at 2:20 pm Link to this comment
Night-Gaunt, Nov.19 at 4:16pm,
The war mongering Right-Wing Conservative EXTREMIST Republican Party of “NO” is not a choice or are you advocating that the Right-Wing Conservative EXTREMIST Republican Party of “NO” is a choice???????
By Night-Gaunt, November 19, 2009 at 12:16 pm Link to this comment
I give him a chance each time he uses tactics to keep secrets as Bush/Cheney Axis of Evil did, continue to expand the two wars and occupations instead of standing down. [Iraq has 4 major bases and “Fortress American” gigantic embassy so there will be at the very least 50,000 troops there.] Extra ordinary rendition is still in operation. All the elements are still in place for a take over of the country from Constitutional rule. “Don’t ask, don’t tell” is still valid. Need I go on? The economy is frozen at the brink of total collapse but not repaired and remade. [We are in a Great Depression with a Greater Depression waiting to be activated. Once that is triggered it will be the end of the Republic as I see it.]
I don’t consider my self smart just educated—one that will never stop as long as I am alive and of sound mind.
By MarthaA, November 19, 2009 at 12:34 am Link to this comment
Night-Gaunt, Nov.19 at 3:50am,
You do think you know a lot, but I do wish you would give the President the benefit of the doubt, as I said. There is no way you or any of us can know everything that is going on with the President.
I know that I am happier President Obama is in the White House than I would have been with Bomb, Bomb, Bomb, Bomb, Bomb Iran McCain and Palin. And at least Health Care is being discussed in Congress, if a Republican was the President, NO Health Care of any kind would even be discussed.
By Night-Gaunt, November 18, 2009 at 11:50 pm Link to this comment
If you do not see the obvious then you are either a dreamer or self deluded in this area of dire times. He has proven himself unworthy of those who still support him. I hope in the near future you and the millions of others will see him as clearly as I and a few others do.
By MarthaA, November 18, 2009 at 11:34 pm Link to this comment
Night-Gaunt, Nov.19 at 1:36am,
Maybe President Obama is a false man, like you say, but I don’t think so. I think the President is having to deal with quite a lot right now and he will come out smelling like a rose when the time comes. I don’t think the President has sold out the people, just the Conservative EXTREMISTS want the people to think so. We need to be patient. President Obama needs more benefit of the doubt than Bush, because President Obama is trying to build back, while Bush was tearing down.
By Night-Gaunt, November 18, 2009 at 9:36 pm Link to this comment
If the false man gives fire side chats then that will enhance the false nature of him. Crossed fingers as in crossing a line, cutting ties, and as scissors to and a barrier where truth is kept hostage. He is like others before him, a false front hiding other things. Instead of fireside chats he would do better to show us by doing that he wants to help us and not the 10% than own over 50% of the wealth here. Not since the 1920’s has the numbers been so upset. A republic can not stand with so much wealth concentrated into so few hands.
By radson, November 18, 2009 at 3:59 pm Link to this comment
The position of the head is towards the ‘right ’ ,definately not center and the fingers do resemble sissors ,only there are three of them ,I would guess one of the fingers is ‘flipping the bird’.
By ThomasG, November 18, 2009 at 12:57 pm Link to this comment
What President Obama needs to do is emulate FDR’s Fireside Chats, Roosevelt’s programs to put the population back to work and send his wife around if he is not up to it to act as his emissary so that he is aware of what is going on in the nation, so that he can address the problems of the nation and report to the people of the nation on the progress of eliminating the economic problems of the nation and giving everyone in the nation hope for a better future; I have not seen any of this so far, and I don’t expect to see any of this, but I would like to see all of this.
By Reubenesque, November 18, 2009 at 8:27 am Link to this comment
Other inferred symbols of the cartoon:
1. Obama’s head is to the right.
2. Possible phallic/cranial intentions involving the
shape of the ears…. i.e., d**khead(historically a
3. One of the fingers is missile-shaped.
4. The fingers look rather like scissors inferring
Obama might be more interested in cutting apart the
prospects of peace in favor of appeasing the MIC and
getting his ecomomy revved up with war.
By MarthaA, November 17, 2009 at 8:11 pm Link to this comment
President Obama is a fine diplomat of United States power and has no reason to be crossing his fingers as Mr. Fish indicates.
By Mary Ann McNeely, November 17, 2009 at 1:39 pm Link to this comment
Crossed fingers - the undeniable sign of the phony and the terminal coward.
By Night-Gaunt, November 17, 2009 at 11:49 am Link to this comment
I would modify that just a little;
“So much power—-so little will to use it for our good.”
Remember the “Devil’s Wager” scenario? No matter what kind of wish you have the Devil will pervert it. The same if a Machiavelli were president & was schooled in our Constitution/Bill of Rights—no good can come from him. Our whole system has been infiltrated and compromised by a legion of Machiavellis with the ultimate outcome to bring down the Republic to replace it with a totalitarian theocratic corporate state. Since 1980 they have fielded and manipulated our voting system and the people voted on to get their men in no matter which official party they are. Their plan is almost done and with it our form of gov’t. Our economy is still on the verge of taking us from a Great Depression to a Greater Depression at any time. Then they will spring out of the closet to save us from utter doom. Theirs will be the only other choice we can safely take. [As they planned from the beginning.]
By C Quil, November 17, 2009 at 8:46 am Link to this comment
So much power - so little will to use it. Sad.
By Eric L. Prentis, November 17, 2009 at 8:19 am Link to this comment
On the never-ending mid-east war in Iraq/Afghanistan and the economy, President Obama is a bitter disappointment. Progressives, like myself, thought Obama would be FDR-lite with JFK on the side; instead we got Hoover-lite with Bush on the side. This is Chicago appeasement politics, at its worst.
By Beatin' around my bush, November 17, 2009 at 6:34 am Link to this comment
Yes indeed..Another instant classic that we will have to ‘explain’ to Virginia 777…
By NYCartist, November 17, 2009 at 5:57 am Link to this comment
Good one, Mr. Fish.
By EJH, November 17, 2009 at 1:14 am Link to this comment
Just like every other American president. Why would
anyone expect Obama to be any different?
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