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Posted on Jun 6, 2011

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By Maani, June 9, 2011 at 2:28 pm Link to this comment

Say what you will, but if it comes down to Obama or any currently running (or expected to run) GOP candidate, I will vote for Obama.  That said, I would certainly vote for a good third party candidate over either.  But I will NOT consciously and deliberately put this country more in the hands of the Tea Party and their ilk than it already is.


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By john, June 9, 2011 at 9:30 am Link to this comment
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Maybe when he got in, they asked him if he wanted to be the next JFK; and he got in line.  Or maybe he’s just another amoral pathological liar like everyone else within the government.

Funny how the infinitely “comical” human race gets so bent out of shape by (sexual) “immorality”, but could care less about amorality.

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By DavidByron, June 9, 2011 at 8:23 am Link to this comment

I love the masochism parading as cynicism from the posters who say “oh well all politicians lie”. 

This cartoon reminds me of Blazing Saddles’  “drop your guns or I shoot the nigger” scene.

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By JDmysticDJ, June 8, 2011 at 4:58 pm Link to this comment

Did Fish get his chops imitating death metal album art?

I knew some meth freaks that were very good at this kind of art.

This particular piece of non-art is reminiscent of Tea Party placards, but much starker.

Fish’s last two offerings have been a fetid donkey corpse and a skeletal face.

The nihilism is so thick here on truthdig that it would stop a truck.

There was a time when drug induced hallucinatory art was more pleasant, interesting and intricate.

Ever been in a fish market? Fish stink[s].

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By Morpheus, June 8, 2011 at 11:16 am Link to this comment

Anyone that thinking one man could solve our problems was fool. The people in this country or the problem. We don’t think!

OsiXs (Democracy 2.0)

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By ocjim, June 8, 2011 at 10:46 am Link to this comment

The only people who still approve of this guy are those feeding at the trough or
those who lack the guts to admit they were wrong.

As you know, there is “approve” and there is “hold your nose and vote”. Until we
get a viable third party, there is no viable alternative to Obama. That we must face.

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By rollzone, June 8, 2011 at 8:54 am Link to this comment

hello. another excellent commentary by Mr. Fish. still
i await the whiter Wall Street shill: to play his
sexual deviant card. he will reelect himself.

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By John Poole, June 8, 2011 at 8:35 am Link to this comment
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There are still Obama “deadenders” out there ready to give him a second chance
but perhaps not enough to guarantee him a second term. He is more monstrous
than our most cynical appraisal of him suggests.  Blame that on mommy- a
doofus hippie chick who thought guys with a duskier skin tone were hip.

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By Allan Krueger, June 8, 2011 at 8:07 am Link to this comment

The only people who still support him, ponder the state of the country, after it is turned over to that other political party - the one that ran it into the toilet in the last decade!

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By prisnersdilema, June 8, 2011 at 2:13 am Link to this comment

can’t even stand to look at Obama anymore…

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By shadesofgrey, June 7, 2011 at 10:36 pm Link to this comment

As another truthdigger once said, “what you do speaks so loud, I cannot hear what
you say.”

The only people who still approve of this guy are those feeding at the trough or
those who lack the guts to admit they were wrong.

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By sallysense, June 7, 2011 at 3:55 pm Link to this comment

from a man whose start in politics slyly wiped worthwhile opponents off his ballot…
under a guise of highest concern that it was about integrity in governmental selection…
to so many acts of unconstitutional hypocrisy in his words‘n’deeds in official capacity!...
my heart cares too much about america to stay quiet as this candidate runs for re-election!...

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By JohannG, June 7, 2011 at 2:57 pm Link to this comment


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By rend, June 7, 2011 at 2:21 pm Link to this comment
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The important thing to remember is that it no longer matters who we vote for the
government is not in control of the most dire issues

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By anaman51, June 7, 2011 at 12:37 pm Link to this comment

Something that often goes unsaid must be pointed out here: The promises made by any freshman Presidential candidate on the campaign trail will be completely stomped on when he takes the office for the first time. He will then discover that those supposed Presidential powers he was looking forward to wielding in order to complete those promises he made have already been amalgamated, reduced, blocked, and generally otherwise compromised right up to the hilt by his predecessors. It’s been this way for a long time, and those who are running for reelection know better than to make any promises they can’t fulfill. Obama is just guilty of not knowing all those secrets that are privy only to a sitting President. He found out the truth about how much he could not change the day after he was sworn in. You can bet his opponent won’t tell him beforehand. There lies the rub!

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By Leandro, June 7, 2011 at 11:04 am Link to this comment
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Excellent, it must be said, he did what all politicians think they can do, lie and
smile, no more, we must overcome that practice that politics ought to be
corruption and lies, THEY love that we give them a blank check with that believe
that they ought to be liars, no more

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By john from ojai, June 7, 2011 at 10:57 am Link to this comment
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Brilliant! This is a succinct commentary on today’s politics.

It’s sad that Truthdig allows this kind of brilliance but blacklists/censors BDS commentary.

If you folks stop censoring BDS, I will start recommending and forwarding some of your posts.

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By reynolds, June 7, 2011 at 10:09 am Link to this comment

yes we can’t; the audacity of nope

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By Steve E, June 6, 2011 at 10:00 pm Link to this comment

Excellent Mr. Fish, excellent.

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By John R., June 6, 2011 at 4:50 pm Link to this comment

And then we will be repeating these statements in 2016

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