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Obama Seeking "Ass To Kick" Over Oil Spill

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The Presidnet has the authority to, "kick", someone's ass? That's a new one on me.
 

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So you're suggesting this is his entirely his fault?
 

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We should ALL be able to agree on this: The President is responsible for picking the secretaries that serve with him who, along with him, have responsibilities. So all the person(s) responsible for picking the man to do the job, the subject matter expert on oil rigs or whatever, and the man himself, along with whoever that man picks to assist him are all responsible to some degree.

Its not entirely the President's fault and its not entirely anyone else's fault.
 

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You got a quandary. You either give the federal government the power/resources to be able to tackle such disasters or you get the present government...
 

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Maybe it's just me, but it's embarrassing to have a president that acts like a punk teenager looking for some ass to kick. I've never before seen a president who so consistently publicly chides citizens who don't agree with him, and acts like he's some kind of personal arbiter of good and bad. Jeez- are there any grown-ups running the country anymore?
 

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You got a quandary. You either give the federal government the power/resources to be able to tackle such disasters or you get the present government...
I'm all for removing the Gov't from such power.
 

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I'm all for removing the Gov't from such power.
Lets let the oil company regulate itself! Or better yet lets allow private companies to establish disaster relief organizations and allow the free market to do its magic. We'll find out just how much your house is worth when the flood waters are coming...
 

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Maybe it's just me, but it's embarrassing to have a president that acts like a punk teenager looking for some ass to kick. I've never before seen a president who so consistently publicly chides citizens who don't agree with him, and acts like he's some kind of personal arbiter of good and bad. Jeez- are there any grown-ups running the country anymore?
Politicians run the country.
 

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Lets let the oil company regulate itself! Or better yet lets allow private companies to establish disaster relief organizations and allow the free market to do its magic. We'll find out just how much your house is worth when the flood waters are coming...
Or we could sit around flailing waiting for the "Gov't" to fix everything.

40 years ago, when a Hurricane hit a city, people rebuilt. Now? They wait around for Uncle Sam to fix everything for them. See the problem there? Probably not.
 

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Dude, is it JUST me, or does your name come out:
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in the avatar section. Time to consider changing your handle bro.
Yeah, I've been told that by some. For me, it bleeds into the post area.

If it bothers you I'll keep it. :2razz:

J/k, I haven't come up with anything yet.
 

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Obama Seeking "Witch To Burn" Over Oil Spill
 

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Maybe it's just me, but it's embarrassing to have a president that acts like a punk teenager looking for some ass to kick. I've never before seen a president who so consistently publicly chides citizens who don't agree with him, and acts like he's some kind of personal arbiter of good and bad. Jeez- are there any grown-ups running the country anymore?
I wish politicians would just get into brawls over issues, it would get more people to pay attention in what goes on in the halls of power.
 

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Isn't it ironic to reflect on the fact that if a government agency kills people, its funding invariably goes up? Yet when a corporation kills people, its funding invariably goes down?
 

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RealClearPolitics - Video - Obama Seeking "Ass To Kick" Over Oil Spill



50 days later, he's now looking for whom to blame.

Didn't he just give a speech to some HS students about not... making excuses.....
What a piece of total partisan hackery!!

Vicchio, you should really steer clear of RealClearPolitics as they are filling your head with spin.

I just saw the full clip from the interview and the quote is totally taken out of context and the spin being put on it by the far-rightie Obama haters, is beyond stupid.

Again the far-right shows itself to no better than fringe-left groups that went after Bush with hyper-partisan nonsense.

To: RealClearPolitics (not)

Well done, boys, you've now become what you despise. Disrespectful political hacks.
 

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What a piece of total partisan hackery!!

Vicchio, you should really steer clear of RealClearPolitics as they are filling your head with spin.

I just saw the full clip from the interview and the quote is totally taken out of context and the spin being put on it by the far-rightie Obama haters, is beyond stupid.

Again the far-right shows itself to no better than fringe-left groups that went after Bush with hyper-partisan nonsense.

To: RealClearPolitics (not)

Well done, boys, you've now become what you despise. Disrespectful political hacks.
Did Obama say, or not say, he's looking for an ass to kick?

How does one "spin" that?
 

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What a stupid ****ing puppet. For 50 days he plays the cool concerned leader...then he gets told people are bothered that he doesnt show passion...so what does he do? NOW he becomes angry passionate caring Obama. If it werent so transparent it would be comical. Because it is...it is just pathetic.

Luckily for him...the kneepad mafia muppets will still blindly follow him...
 

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Riiiiiight...lets see who the partisan hack is...

His comments are classic...I was down there a month ago...before those talking heads even began talking about the gulf...

REALLY? Even the LIBERAL media has been talking about the gulf coast impact 'since day one'...and even THEY see his pathetic response as weak and ineffectual.

No...'since day one' the Obama administration used BP at least 6 times in every sentence to ensure that the world knew it wasnt THEIR fault...and for 5 weeks they reiterated that point..."not our fault...not our job...but boy are we gonna make em pay...when its all over...after BP is finished stopping the oil and BP has cleaned up the BP oil spill BP will have to write BP checks to the people damaged by BP..and THAT we'll make sure of cause BP...BP...BP..." Then when people got disgusted by that tactic and started demanding action they moved on to the next tried and true method...blame it on Bush Cheney and Haliburton. Hell its COMICAL...the nation elected some dumbass high school junior running for student body class president...not a leader...
 

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I think President Obama's "ass kicking" comment was awesome! So, he's taking names and kicking ass! I've never heard such anger-induced comments from any other former President. President Obama speaks plainly, and there is no misunderstanding on where he stands on this BP Gulf Oil Spill crisis. I see nothing wrong with his choice of words here. If President Obama can actually get some ass kicked...be it politically, legally, etc....more power to him.
 

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Obama should look in the mirror, and have someone kick his ass... hard.
3 weeks to make a decision about the sand bars as oil crept closer...
Sending waves of ... lawyers...

He should be kicking some of the asses he hired to protect this nation...

This guy shows his lack of executive experience... his only claim to it was he ran the last campaign... and he really ran that?
ROTFLMFAO... only if you believe the pablum from the press/propagandists.

Obama... kick thyself.

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Great, we've elected Kanye West.

Hey, Obama, you're not the only president who ever "talked to experts". I believe...oh....about 43 others did the same thing.

Can you imagine another president looking into the camera and saying "so I know whose ass to kick"? How very presidential of him. All he needs to do now is say it in a Tony Soprano voice or flash some gang signs.

Most in-over-his-head, clueless fool we've ever had sit in that office.
 

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The Presidnet has the authority to, "kick", someone's ass? That's a new one on me.

He's supposed to be a professional, but he sounds just like a Chicago street thug.
 
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