got this email "Failing President"

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  1. cycloneman

    cycloneman Well-Known Member

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    I do not have a link but i guess you can reasearch it if you want. This is how i got it


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    > The following is an
    > interesting article. You might ask how
    > long Dr. Hunt can remain at National Institute of Health
    > once the White House
    > gets wind of this article.
    >
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    >
    >
    > Dr. Hunt
    > is a social and cultural
    > anthropologist. He has had nearly 30 years experience
    > in planning,
    > conducting, and managing research in the field of youth
    > studies, and drug and
    > alcohol research. Currently Dr. Hunt is a Senior
    > Research Scientist at
    > the Institute for Scientific Analysis and the Principal
    > Investigator on three
    > National Institutes on Health projects. He is also a
    > writer for American
    > Thinker.
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > This is an
    > article from American Thinker
    > by Geoffrey P. Hunt
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > Anatomy
    > of a Failing Presidency
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > Barack
    > Obama is on track to have the most
    > spectacularly failed presidency since Woodrow Wilson.
    > In the modern era,
    > we've seen several failed presidencies--led by Jimmy
    > Carter and LBJ.
    > Failed presidents have one strong common trait--they are
    > repudiated, in the
    > vernacular, spat out. Of course, LBJ wisely took the
    > exit ramp early,
    > avoiding a shove into oncoming traffic by his own
    > party. Richard Nixon
    > indeed resigned in disgrace, yet his reputation as a
    > statesman has been
    > partially restored by his triumphant overture to
    > China .
    >
    >
    >
    > But,
    > Barack Obama is failing.
    > Failing big. Failing fast. And failing
    > everywhere: foreign
    > policy, domestic initiatives, and most importantly, in
    > forging connections with
    > the American people. The incomparable Dorothy
    > Rabinowitz in the Wall
    > Street Journal put her finger on it: He is failing
    > because he has no
    > understanding of the American people, and may indeed loathe
    > them. Fred
    > Barnes of the Weekly Standard says he is failing because he
    > has lost control of
    > his message, and is overexposed. Clarice Feldman of
    > American Thinker
    > produced a dispositive commentary showing that Obama is
    > failing because
    > fundamentally he is neither smart nor articulate; his
    > intellectual dishonesty
    > is conspicuous by its audacity and lack of
    > shame.
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > But, there
    > is something more seriously
    > wrong: How could a new president riding in on a wave
    > of unprecedented
    > promise and goodwill have forfeited his tenure and become a
    > lame duck in six
    > months? His poll ratings are in free fall. In
    > generic balloting,
    > the Republicans have now seized a five point
    > advantage. This truly is
    > unbelievable. What's going on?
    >
    >
    > No
    > narrative. Obama doesn't have a
    > narrative. No, not a narrative about himself.
    > He has a self-narrative,
    > much of it fabricated, cleverly disguised or written by
    > someone else. But
    > this self-narrative is isolated and doesn't connect
    > with us. He doesn't
    > have an American narrative that draws upon the rest of
    > us. All successful
    > presidents have a narrative about the American character
    > that intersects with
    > their own where they display a command of history and
    > reveal an authenticity at
    > the core of their personality that resonates in a positive
    > endearing way with
    > the majority of Americans. We admire those presidents
    > whose narratives
    > not only touch our own, but who seem stronger, wiser, and
    > smarter than we are.
    > Presidents we admire are aspirational peers, even
    > those whose politics
    > don't align exactly with our own: Teddy
    > Roosevelt, FDR, Harry Truman,
    > Ike, and Reagan.
    >
    >
    >
    > But not
    > this president. It's not so
    > much that he's a phony, knows nothing about economics,
    > and is historically
    > illiterate and woefully small minded for the size of the
    > task--all contributory
    > of course. It's that he's not one of
    > us. And whatever he is, his
    > profile is fuzzy and devoid of content, like a cardboard
    > cutout made from
    > delaminated corrugated paper. Moreover, he
    > doesn't command our respect
    > and is unable to appeal to our own common sense. His
    > notions of right and
    > wrong are repugnant and how things work just don't add
    > up. They are not
    > existential. His descriptions of the world we live in
    > don't make sense
    > and don't correspond with our
    > experience.
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > In the
    > meantime, while we've been
    > struggling to take a measurement of this man, he's
    > dissed just about every one
    > of us--financiers, energy producers, banks, insurance
    > executives, police
    > officers, doctors, nurses, hospital administrators, post
    > office workers, and
    > anybody else who has a non-green job. Expect Obama to
    > lament at his last
    > press conference in 2012: "For those of you I
    > offended, I
    > apologize. For those of you who were not offended,
    > you just didn't give
    > me enough time; if only I'd had a second term, I could
    > have offended you
    > too."
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > Mercifully,
    > the Founders at the Constitutional
    > Convention in 1787 devised a useful remedy for such a
    > desperate
    > state--staggered terms for both houses of the legislature
    > and the
    > executive. An equally abominable Congress can get
    > voted out next
    > year. With a new Congress, there's always hope of
    > legislative gridlock
    > until we vote for president again two short years after
    > that.
    >
    > Yes, small
    > presidents do fail, Barack
    > Obama among them. The coyotes howl but the wagon
    > train keeps rolling
    > along.
    >
    >
    >
    > Margaret
    > Thatcher: "The
    > trouble with Socialism is, sooner or later you run out
    > of other people's money."
    >
    >
    >
    > James Dale
    > Davidson, National Taxpayers
    > Union: "When
    > you subsidize
    > poverty and failure, you get more of
    > both."
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > Tacitus:
    > "The
    > more corrupt the state, the more it
    > legislates."
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > Unknown:
    > "A Liberal is
    > a person who will give away everything he
    > doesn't own."
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
  2. Suicide*Ride

    Suicide*Ride New Member

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    I don't care where it came from or who wrote it...... IT'S THE TRUTH!

    I only hope I can hold out till the end of obozo's term. :mad:

    SR
  3. armedandsafe

    armedandsafe Guest

    http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/08/another_failed_presidency.html
    Pops
  4. K1D_5150

    K1D_5150 New Member

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    I think Mister Hunt and his staff PEGGED it. Good find. I wanna frame that on my wall.
  5. armedandsafe

    armedandsafe Guest

    I moved this to this forum, because this is where such should be posted.

    Pops
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