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Newsweek abandoning ship?

Postby Gunnysway » Tue Sep 24, 2013 6:40 am

"NEWSWEEK COVER"!!!

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An interesting read particularly when you consider the
magazine's usual perspective.The best article written about the
dismal reign of the president. It illustrates the finest example of
the "Peter principle" of management ever seen.
He is finally getting the attention he so deserves and earned...
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AMAZING!!! The Cover of Liberal Newsweek Magazine!!!
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Finally, Matt Patterson and Newsweek speak out about Obama.
This is timely and tough. As many of you know, Newsweek has
a reputation for being extremely liberal. The fact that their editor
saw fit to print the following article about Obama and the one that
appears in the latest Newsweek, makes this a truly amazing event,
and a news story in and of itself. At last, the truth about our President
and his agenda are starting to trickle through the protective wall built
around him by the liberal media....
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I Too Have Become Disillusioned
By Matt Patterson (Newsweek Columnist Opinion Writer)
Years from now, historians may regard the 2008 election of
Barack Obama as an inscrutable and disturbing phenomenon,
the result of a baffling breed of mass hysteria akin perhaps to the
witch craze of the Middle Ages. How, they will wonder, did a man
so devoid of professional accomplishment beguile so many into
thinking he could manage the world's largest economy, direct
the world's most powerful military, execute the world's most
consequential job?

Imagine a future historian examining Obama's pre-presidential life:
ushered into and through the Ivy League, despite unremarkable
grades and test scores along the way; a cushy non-job as a
"community organizer;" a brief career as a state legislator
devoid of legislative achievement (and in fact nearly devoid
of his attention, less often did he vote "present"); and finally
an unaccomplished single term in the United States Senate,
the entirety of which was devoted to his presidential ambitions.
He left no academic legacy in academia, authored no signature
legislation as a legislator. And then there is the matter of his
troubling associations: the white-hating, America-loathing
preacher who for decades served as Obama's "spiritual mentor;"
a real-life, actual terrorist who served as Obama's colleague and
political sponsor. It is easy to imagine a future historian looking at
it all and asking: how on Earth was such a man elected president?
Not content to wait for history, the incomparable Norman Podhoretz
addressed the question recently in the Wall Street Journal:
To be sure, no white candidate who had close associations with an
outspoken hater of America like Jeremiah Wright and an unrepentant
terrorist like Bill Ayers, would have lasted a single day. But because
Mr. Obama was black, and therefore entitled in the eyes of liberal
Dom to have hung out with protesters against various American
injustices, even if they were 'a bit' extreme, he was given a pass.
Let that sink in: Obama was given a pass - held to a lower standard
- because of the color of his skin.
Podhoretz continues: And in any case, what did such ancient
history matter when he was also so articulate and elegant and
(as he himself had said) "non-threatening," all of which gave him
a fighting chance to become the first black president and thereby
to lay the curse of racism to rest?
Podhoretz puts his finger, I think, on the animating pulse of the
Obama phenomenon - affirmative action. Not in the legal sense,
of course. But certainly in the motivating sentiment behind all
affirmative action laws and regulations, which are designed
primarily to make white people, and especially white liberals,
feel good about themselves.
Unfortunately, minorities often suffer so that whites can pat
themselves on the back. Liberals routinely admit minorities
to schools for which they are not qualified, yet take no
responsibility for the inevitable poor performance and high
drop-out rates which follow. Liberals don't care if these
minority students fail; liberals aren't around to witness the
emotional devastation and deflated self-esteem resulting
from the racist policy that is affirmative action. Yes, racist.
Holding someone to a separate standard merely because
of the color of his skin - that's affirmative action in a nutshell,
and if that isn't racism, then nothing is.
And that is what America did to Obama. True, Obama
himself was never troubled by his lack of achievements,
but why would he be? As many have noted, Obama was
told he was good enough for Columbia despite
undistinguished grades at Occidental; he was told he
was good enough for the US Senate despite a mediocre
record in Illinois ; he was told he was good enough to be
president despite no record at all in the Senate.
All his life, every step of the way, Obama was told he was
good enough for the next step, in spite of ample evidence
to the contrary.
What could this breed if not the sort of empty narcissism
on display every time Obama speaks? In 2008, many who
agreed that he lacked executive qualifications nonetheless
raved about Obama's oratory skills, intellect, and cool
character. Those people conservatives included -
ought now to be deeply embarrassed.
The man thinks and speaks in the hoariest of clichs, and
that's when he has his Teleprompters in front of him; when
the prompter is absent he can barely think or speak at all.
Not one original idea has ever issued from his mouth -
it's all warmed-over Marxism of the kind that has failed
over and over again for 100 years. (An example is his
2012 campaign speeches which are almost word for
word his 2008 speeches)
And what about his character? Obama is constantly
blaming anything and everything else for his troubles.
Bush did it; it was bad luck; I inherited this mess.
Remember, he wanted the job, campaigned for the task.
It is embarrassing to see a president so willing to
advertise his own powerlessness, so comfortable
with his own incompetence. (The other day he actually
came out and said no one could have done anything to
get our economy and country back on track). But really,
what were we to expect? The man has never been
responsible for anything, so how do we expect him to
act responsibly?
In short: our president is a small-minded man, with
neither the temperament nor the intellect to handle
his job. When you understand that, and only when
you understand that, will the current erosion of liberty
and prosperity make sense. It could not have gone
otherwise with such an impostor in the Oval Office.


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Re: Newsweek abandoning ship?

Postby assateague » Tue Sep 24, 2013 7:16 am

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Re: Newsweek abandoning ship?

Postby SpinnerMan » Tue Sep 24, 2013 7:59 am

Gunnysway wrote:It illustrates the finest example of the "Peter principle" of management ever seen.
:no:

Obama went beyond his competence long ago and kept rising.

There is nothing about promotion in politics that is based on achievement and merit, so competence has nothing to do with promotion.

The peter principle does not apply.

Obama is the example of machine politics, corruptions, an emotion driving society, etc. If he were in a corporation that was really operating on merit, the peter principle would have probably never let him out of the mailroom.

He is what populism gives you. If he were in any 2nd or 3rd world country, he would be President for life complaining about how their country is failing because of the greedy the greedy evil rich as he gives grand speeches to vast crowds chanting "Obama, Obama, ..."

Unfortunately, minorities often suffer so that whites can pat themselves on the back. Liberals routinely admit minorities to schools for which they are not qualified, yet take no responsibility for the inevitable poor performance and high drop-out rates which follow. Liberals don't care if these minority students fail; liberals aren't around to witness the emotional devastation and deflated self-esteem resulting from the racist policy that is affirmative action.

Often, I guess there are exceptions, such that it is not always, but I can't think of any.
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Re: Newsweek abandoning ship?

Postby ScaupHunter » Tue Sep 24, 2013 9:34 am

Obama would never have found a job doing anything if he wasn't being shepherded along with a lot of money financing him along the way. The man is one of the most singularly useless and incompetent human beings I have ever heard of.

Nice to see the liberal media finally getting the truth into focus. To bad it is so late in the game.
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Re: Newsweek abandoning ship?

Postby Rat Creek » Tue Sep 24, 2013 10:18 am

All his life, every step of the way, Obama was told he was good enough for the next step, in spite of ample evidence
to the contrary.


I think this is very accurate as to how and why a person with such limited experience believes they have what it takes for a grand stage. Reminds me of interviews we have with people who have just graduated from college, and they boldly state they can run the company, yet they do not even know what we really do. :huh:

But if you add the affirmative action part, then these things become a reality. I have mentioned before that I would not have hired Obama for a project manager job with our company because he simply lacks any background and experience at anything other than reading words that have been written for him. :rolleyes:

But that being said, I remain unconvinced that the path of destruction he is leaving in his wake is the result of his ineptness. I think he goes about ruining things intentionally. The affirmative action part just gave him the opportunity to wreak the havoc he has committed. :mad:
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Re: Newsweek abandoning ship?

Postby tucker301 » Tue Sep 24, 2013 3:41 pm

I wouldn't believe anything they printed in that liberal rag. :no:
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Re: Newsweek abandoning ship?

Postby SpinnerMan » Tue Sep 24, 2013 4:11 pm

tucker301 wrote:I wouldn't believe anything they printed in that liberal rag. :no:

You just have to consider the source.

Which way does their bias lie? If it goes against what they want to be true, you give it more credibility. If it lines up with what they want to be true, then you view it with more skepticism.

If Fox says something good about a Republican, ignore it. If they say something negative, you look into it, there might be something there.

Do the opposite with Newsweek :thumbsup:

The question this raises for me is, do they want this to be true? Does Hillary want this to be true? Are they trying to inoculate themselves for the next election? Everybody knows what happened in 1980 on the heels of the sinking of the SS Jimmy Carter. Do they really want that to happen after the PVS Barack Obama sinks now that he is dead in the water and adrift?

PVS - Photovoltaic ship - an academic ship that never got off the white board that works in theory but dies every night, cloudy day, or even before a thorough cleaning after swarmed by seagulls, and totally useless when a storm hits.
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Re: Newsweek abandoning ship?

Postby Indaswamp » Tue Sep 24, 2013 6:27 pm

Not surprised by Ferguson's views, but that Newsweak (pun intended-that's not a typo) actually printed it. IMO, Newsweak is trying to save face with their audience, but it's a little late for that now. Where were they on this BEFORE the election??? Niall wrote scathing pieces on Obama prior to the election....
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Re: Newsweek abandoning ship?

Postby Indaswamp » Tue Sep 24, 2013 6:29 pm

BTW, I have said (as many others here on DHC CI forum) that Obama is a post turtle.....
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Re: Newsweek abandoning ship?

Postby SpinnerMan » Wed Sep 25, 2013 7:58 am

I like the solar panel President. When the weather is nice and the sun is shining, sure he's still going to cost you a fortune, but you'll be able to get buy if you lower your expectations enough. However, when the skies darken, and the storm rolls in, he is completely useless.

Economic recovery - still waiting
Bengazi - still have no clue where he was
Syria - saved by John Kerry's babbling and Putin's opportunism

However, when nothing is happening, the spot lights are on, and he is reading from his teleprompter before an adoring crowd, he looks like a President straight out of PC central casting. Maybe they should give him an Oscar for the best actor in the role of a President.

Maybe that's what happened in Syria. He confused a red carpet with a red line. He meant to invite them to a red carpet gala at the White House with him and Michele and other actors like himself.
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Re: Newsweek abandoning ship?

Postby cartervj » Wed Sep 25, 2013 7:52 pm

ScaupHunter wrote:Obama would never have found a job doing anything if he wasn't being shepherded along with a lot of money financing him along the way. The man is one of the most singularly useless and incompetent human beings I have ever heard of.

Nice to see the liberal media finally getting the truth into focus. To bad it is so late in the game.



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Re: Newsweek abandoning ship?

Postby aunt betty » Wed Sep 25, 2013 8:12 pm

How did such wonderful candidates like Romney and Ryan LOSE to such a loser? @
Can we talk about that? They (GOP) lost on purpose to avoid the painful reality of USA going in the hole.
Try and convince me that those two clowns would have the train back on the tracks operating at full efficiency.
Try again next election GOP!
You lost and are truly LOSERS!
Admit it, c'mon. LOSERS

Obiwan (Cris Christy) you're our ONLY HOPE! rofl
ahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha

This topic is LOSER TALK.

I truly hope the GOP wins the next election and gets saddled with a Democratic congress that swears to work against the GOP president from day one. Sound familiar LOSERS?
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Re: Newsweek abandoning ship?

Postby Rat Creek » Wed Sep 25, 2013 8:16 pm

Aunt Betty. The answer to your question is simple. Obama won because of people like you. Or was that a rhetorical question?

Did you recognize yourself in the article? :huh:
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Re: Newsweek abandoning ship?

Postby aunt betty » Wed Sep 25, 2013 8:18 pm

Rat Creek wrote:Aunt Betty. The answer to your question is simple. Obama won because of people like you. Or was that a rhetorical question?

Did you recognize yourself in the article? :huh:
You GOP people need to try harder. If GOP would get head outa their A I'd start voting for them AGAIN.
Loser talk. You lost so deal with it GOP boy.
The winners won and the losers lost. That game is over and MAYBE y'all should try winning next time. Until then BLAMING is lame and pathetic. It's your fault for not convincing me to vote for your guy. Can't you see that?
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Re: Newsweek abandoning ship?

Postby assateague » Wed Sep 25, 2013 8:34 pm

I think conservatives will be just fine when it all shakes out, thanks.
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Re: Newsweek abandoning ship?

Postby cartervj » Wed Sep 25, 2013 8:36 pm

Sad if you think America is winning with Obama at the helm. There's degrees of bad with Obama the one on top.

Both sides suck, Obama has had the Media in his hip pocket, that in itself helps sway the low information voters rather easily.
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Re: Newsweek abandoning ship?

Postby ScaupHunter » Wed Sep 25, 2013 10:03 pm

aunt betty wrote:How did such wonderful candidates like Romney and Ryan LOSE to such a loser? @
Can we talk about that? They (GOP) lost on purpose to avoid the painful reality of USA going in the hole.
Try and convince me that those two clowns would have the train back on the tracks operating at full efficiency.
Try again next election GOP!
You lost and are truly LOSERS!
Admit it, c'mon. LOSERS

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ahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha

This topic is LOSER TALK.

I truly hope the GOP wins the next election and gets saddled with a Democratic congress that swears to work against the GOP president from day one. Sound familiar LOSERS?


Yep. It is exactly what George W Bush dealt with. He did a far better job of managing it.
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Re: Newsweek abandoning ship?

Postby aunt betty » Thu Sep 26, 2013 7:43 am

Y'all misunderstand so I shall explain.

I voted against the GOP because I felt they did a poor job amd were warmongers.
If you vote against GOP DOES NOT MAKE YOU LIBERAL.
I resent being called a liberal. I am NOT a liberal.
I am conservative.

I dont get public aid or welfare.

Bush=clown who makes up words and cant find a door

McCain??
Palin?
Romney?
Ryan?
Is that the best you got?
Try harder. Please?
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Re: Newsweek abandoning ship?

Postby SpinnerMan » Thu Sep 26, 2013 8:19 am

aunt betty wrote:How did such wonderful candidates like Romney and Ryan LOSE to such a loser? @

aunt betty wrote:I voted against the GOP

How did that happen? It's very confusing. :huh:

aunt betty wrote:Bush=clown who makes up words and cant find a door

McCain??
Palin?
Romney?
Ryan?
Is that the best you got?
Try harder. Please?

Does the DNC need to try harder or does this only apply to the GOP?
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Re: Newsweek abandoning ship?

Postby Rat Creek » Thu Sep 26, 2013 1:49 pm

When I hear people complain about who survives the Republican primary, and not want to throw up that Obama, Reid and Pelosi are running the democrat party, you have to wonder what medication they are on.

McCain would not have been good and he was a terrible candidate, but he would have been much better than Obama. In my view, McCain is the bottom of the barrel on the Republican side because he is just another middle of the road democrat who just wants to get along to stay in power. The R after his name is indistinguishable from the Ds after the names of most on the left.

Romney, Ryan, West, Rice, Cruz and a host of others would all be HUGE upgrades to the truly embarrassing hack that punched his affirmative action ticket.

But to confirm Aunt Betty's position, we are totally screwed and stuck with the hack. Hard to tell what three more years of destruction will do to the country that once offered so much promise.
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Re: Newsweek abandoning ship?

Postby cartervj » Thu Sep 26, 2013 4:46 pm

Obama couldn't find the door either, so what are you saying :huh:

Obama is Bush 10 Xs over :welcome:
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