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Rewarding dishonesty

November 20, 2013

While a disappointing thirty-some percent will never admit it, Barack Obama has trouble with the truth. It's quite obvious now, but many saw this before his re-election....

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Premier

Nov-20-13 5:19 AM

The Republicans are responsible for Obama's lies as are the insurance companies.

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Capricorn1

Nov-20-13 5:55 AM

We need to demand transparency and integrity at every level of government. These people in office work for us. If more people would have that mindset, they would "fire" their representatives that are not honest and do not deliver what was promised during their campaign (interview). People complain about these powerful executives that take advantage of their employees and reap all the rewards, well there are career politicians that are doing the exact same thing.

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MrShaman

Nov-20-13 6:03 AM

"While a disappointing thirty-some percent will never admit it, Barack Obama has trouble with the truth. It's quite obvious now, but many saw this before his re-election." - Keith Retorick

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Most people (who'd BEEN watching politics...long-before his election) are well-AWARE of what was "seen", before his election to the Presidency.

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Capricorn1

Nov-20-13 6:09 AM

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MrShaman

Nov-20-13 6:11 AM

"Voters need to stop rewarding dishonesty. Sure, many politicians stretch the truth, but if we keep electing blatant liars, we will only have blatant liars to elect." - Keith Retorick

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...And, RE-elect...obviously.

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See:

List Of George W. Bush Lies - Pearly Gates - Tripod

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MrShaman

Nov-20-13 6:16 AM

"We need to demand transparency and integrity at every level of government." - Capricorn1

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...AND, every level of health-"care"!!!!

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See:

Hospital Charges Vary Across U.S. for Same Procedures - Bloomberg

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gavinf56

Nov-20-13 6:25 AM

"List Of George W. Bush Lies - Pearly Gates - Tripod" - MrShaman

La la la la la, George Bush, la la la la la, I can't hear you, la la la la la George Bush la la la la la la.....

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ToTEXASfromPA

Nov-20-13 6:29 AM

In addition to the good thoughts in the LTE, politicians whether republican, democrat, or independent need to stand up for truth instead of blindly following their respective party leaders. No one should have voted for the ACA unless they knew what was it it and how it was going to work for the citizens. They were simply following their leaders, lobbyist, and health insurance donators instead of representing the citizens.

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eriklatranyi

Nov-20-13 6:34 AM

By pointing the finger at others, liberals are acknowledging that President Obama is one of the most fraudulent liars to ever hold office.

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eriklatranyi

Nov-20-13 6:37 AM

Yesterday, the news broke that the Census Bureau, put under White House control by President Obama, was ordered by the White House to manipulate the unemployment figures in the months leading up to the 2012 election.

Couple this with the multiple White House revisions of the Benghazi talking points in order to falsely blame an obscure video rather than the truth that is was a terrorist attack.

Finally, consider President Obama repeating the lie that you can keep your insurance if you like it, you can keep your doctor if you like them, etc.

The election was clearly manipulated by the White House and these charges are sufficient grounds for impeachment.

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spike2

Nov-20-13 7:14 AM

Erik - news broke, can you give where and by who? Not saying you are wrong, just more info please. second, I really question the depth of knowledge by any high-ranking officials in any area outside their own area of expertise. No one understands foreign relations, finance, health, education, infrastructure, etc. How much of the poison in every administration are the advisers? Most people who are appointed in every administration brought home the political bacon prior to appointment. I'm not defending this president or any in recent memory.

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Capricorn1

Nov-20-13 7:29 AM

Hi Spike, I agree, I think Obama and Bush were both surrounded by incompetence that created an atmosphere of dishonesty, cover-ups and very poor advice. I believe Cheney had more input in the decisions of that administration than Bush did. I think it's to the point now where our President is nothing more than a puppet. However, they should have enough integrity and leadership traits to know when they are getting bad advice and when they should act on their own for the best interest of the American people. But when you assume an office as powerful of the Presidency and the responsibility that goes with it and you have NO experience in leadership or management, it will ultimately result in relying on others who might not have the best of intentions and your integrity may be challenged when you have to constantly cover up for mistakes.

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leaningright

Nov-20-13 7:39 AM

Obama lies to get the results he wants and Hillary lies about Benghazi and will lie to become the President. I sure hope people are starting to understand what liers they are. Being a lier has nothing to do with being right or left either so save it Shaman and Reeder.

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Garben78

Nov-20-13 8:12 AM

Lol premier you are a shall I say it in terms you'll understand IDIOT

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Garben78

Nov-20-13 8:14 AM

The democrats are their own worse enemy they need no help destroying themselves as they've proven they've done a good job screwing up the country on their own

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CMReeder

Nov-20-13 8:14 AM

LOL This equally applies to Republicans also. They like to make a point about lies from Democrats to hide their lies.

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Darlin

Nov-20-13 8:25 AM

How are the Republicans responsible for Obama's lies. They came out of his mouth, got him elected, rammed his healthcare bill down the throats of the country which was the biggest scam in US history and YOU blame Republicans? Say what? Now its the insurance companies' fault that they have to provide free birth control and all the mandates and they have to increase their cost and that is their fault? We all know who is to blame here and it is NOT the Republicans - no votes there or the insurance companies. They are a business, do you really thing they want to drop their customers? Wow talking about drinking the brown Kool-Aid.

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MrShaman

Nov-20-13 8:41 AM

In addition to the good thoughts in the LTE, politicians whether republican, democrat, or independent need to stand up for truth instead of blindly following their respective party leaders. No one should have voted for the ACA unless they knew what was it it and how it was going to work for the citizens. They were simply following their leaders, lobbyist, and health insurance donators instead of representing the citizens." - ToTEXASfromPA

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...So, you're in-favor of single-payer??

The whole construct, of ACA, was to include the for-profit insurance-companies, as they INSISTED that rates would be reduced...with increased-participation...as The Heritage Foundation had promoted.

You're gonna have to give "higher"-marks, to the House T-Baggin' Class O' 2010, for the present-gridlock.

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See:

The Tortuous History of Conservatives and the Individual Mandate

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SteelerFan

Nov-20-13 8:55 AM

This president is surrounded by people who tell him that he is doing a wonderful job. Unfortunately, 50% of the electorate is stupid and we'll probably get Hillary Rotten Clinton next time. Do you think anyone will have the courage to ask het to explain Benghazi?

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SteelerFan

Nov-20-13 8:56 AM

'to ask her'

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enigma

Nov-20-13 9:09 AM

"LOL This equally applies to Republicans also. They like to make a point about lie from Democrats to hide their lies."-Chuck

Does this mean that all lies are good or all lies are bad? Chuck can't answer that question, because he actually does what he accuses 'Republicans' of doing. Chuck accepts and even applauds the lies coming from Democrats, while condemning lies from Republicans. The accusation that others have told lies does not excuse Obama telling lies. Lies are either acceptable or they are not. I say they are not. What say you, Chuck?

P.S. It is very telling here that none of the Obama supporters are saying that he did not lie, only that others have lied in the past. That's the weakest defense ever.

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MrShaman

Nov-20-13 9:25 AM

"By pointing the finger at others, liberals are acknowledging that President Obama is one of the most fraudulent liars to ever hold office." - eriklatranyi

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...And, by IGNORING all others ("coincidentally", White), "conservatives" are acknowledging their bigotry.

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MrShaman

Nov-20-13 9:28 AM

"Yesterday, the news broke that the Census Bureau, put under White House control by President Obama, was ordered by the White House to manipulate the unemployment figures in the months leading up to the 2012 election." - eriklatranyi

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So, that's the Republican Caucus excuse...for getting smacked-around, by Obama, huh??

Weak, Skippy, weak....

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See:

Obama Dismantles Republican Caucus Part 1 of 7 - YouTube

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MrShaman

Nov-20-13 9:31 AM

Erik - news broke, can you give where and by who?" - spike2

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Don't hold your breath, waiting.

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MrShaman

Nov-20-13 9:36 AM

"The democrats are their own worse enemy they need no help destroying themselves as they've proven they've done a good job screwing up the country on their own" - Garben78

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The LAST people Dems are worried-about, are you English-challenged folks.

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