From: John B. on
On Jun 6, 7:21 pm, Jack Hollis <xslee...(a)> wrote:
> On Sun, 6 Jun 2010 17:45:43 -0400, BAR <sc...(a)> wrote:
> >Because he the press and the polls are telling him he looks like an
> >empty suit. Obama is not a manager nor is he a leader. You should have
> >listened to those of us when we told you that two years ago.
> Obama's poll numbers, that have been improving a bit over the last
> month or so, are moving down again.  

So what?
From: Carbon on
On Sun, 06 Jun 2010 19:21:38 -0400, BAR wrote:
> In article <4c0c295d$0$14414$9a6e19ea(a)>,
> nobrac(a) says...
>> On Sun, 06 Jun 2010 18:51:24 -0400, BAR wrote:
>>> In article <wclark2-DEAC86.18384706062010(a)charm.magnus.acs.ohio-
>>>>, wclark2(a) says...
>>>> You would have preferred a tortoise over Obama, as long as it had
>>>> "GOP" written on its back.
>>> Yes
>> Behold, the True Believer.
> When faced with an empty suite like Obama and McCain. The lesser of
> two evils is McCain or any other GOP candidate.

I am not familiar with those. Which hotels are they in?
From: bknight on
On Sun, 6 Jun 2010 17:01:14 -0700 (PDT), "John B."
<johnb505(a)> wrote:

>On Jun 6, 7:17�pm, Jack Hollis <xslee...(a)> wrote:
>> On Sun, 6 Jun 2010 13:14:25 -0700 (PDT), "John B."
>> <johnb...(a)> wrote:
>> >> In any case, it looks real bad for Obama right now to have a major oil
>> >> spill disaster at an offshore drilling site right after he proposed to
>> >> expand off shore drilling.
>> >I think you're incredibly naive to think that a $71,000 contribution
>> >to a campaign that cost hundreds of millions would have any effect at
>> >all.
>> BP was Obama's #1 contributor. �If you don't think that counts for
>> much, you're the one who is naive. � Of course other Democrats got
>> plenty from BP. �As is usually the case, the party in power gets more.
>It may count for something, like getting your phone calls returned,
>but it's ridiculous to think it would compel the president to expand
>off-shore drilling.

BP was NOT his major contributor. This stems from those who half-read
articles and pass them on as fact.

BP's largest contribution of $71K was to Obama.

Major difference.

From: Carbon on
On Sun, 06 Jun 2010 18:20:13 -0500, bknight wrote:
> On Sun, 6 Jun 2010 18:52:34 -0400, BAR <screw(a)> wrote:
>> Broaden your horizons Bobby. Don't get stuck on one single issue.
> You're something else Bert. If there is anyone that I have ever
> encountered that is myopic when it comes to worldliness it is you.
> What's amazing is that you claim to have a high IQ and don't realize
> the lack of intelligence that you evince.

I work with a fellow who is a straight-up genius, one of those one in a
thousand guys who is highly productive at everything he turns his hand
to. If you ask him even a seemingly simple question, he pauses for a few
minutes, and then says, "well there are several aspects to that. Did
you mean this, or did you mean that, or this other thing, or some
combination...?" His question about your question will cause you to
rethink things in ways you hadn't even considered.

So, I know what smart is. I also know that my friend is nothing like the
people I've run into who make a point of going of their way to say
they're intelligent.
From: Howard Brazee on
On Sun, 6 Jun 2010 18:18:52 -0400, BAR <screw(a)> wrote:

>As detestable as McCain is I preferred him over Obama. At least McCain
>could be controlled.

By whom?

"In no part of the constitution is more wisdom to be found,
than in the clause which confides the question of war or peace
to the legislature, and not to the executive department."

- James Madison
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