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Disappointed in Obama

November 3, 2013

Mark J. Hanlon, Bismarck Barack Obama, the first black president of the United States, sure sounded good when he campaigned (twice now), but I’ve been sorely disappointe....

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Missy1

Nov-03-13 11:17 AM

You right Legend. There is a election coming, and people are not going to forget that their Health Policy was cancelled or their Premiums doubled due to the Democrats shoving this Obama Care down our throats. And all the times Obama and Democrats lied to us.

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MarkJH

Nov-03-13 6:37 PM

Thank Minot Daily News for publishing my opinion piece. I was a little surprised you had the juevos to do so. A few months ago and again now I sent it to the major ND papers and the Mpls. Trib. (without the most current fiascos noted). You were the only paper to put it out there. I suppose this means we'll both be getting audited next year. Mark

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locomotive

Nov-03-13 6:42 PM

There is no reasonable discussion possible with hyperpartisan Democrats/liberals.

Go on, tell us again how wonderful and glorious the present administration has been, without blaming anyone else for any "setbacks" experienced.

Tell us again how everyone has "obstructed" all the good that was planned for the American people. Round up the usual scapegoats and have at it.

There have been other US presidents who did not have a majority Congress at their behest, yet somehow they muddled through and managed to "reach across the aisle" to communicate with fellow elected officials and get things done.

So Legend says this LTE is all fox talk. Uh, no. There's plenty of news sources all over that have been telling more to John & Suzy Q. Public. I say "it's about time."

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locomotive

Nov-03-13 7:04 PM

One thing from Fox, just for Legend...

"Juan Williams has a clear grip on responsibility for the failure of a program that got passed in Congress with no Republican votes, and implemented with no Republican management in a Democratic administration. Williams claims that the White House would have delayed the rollout of ObamaCare’s exchanges except for the opposition of the GOP to the program as a whole. As a result, Williams argues, Barack Obama and Kathleen Sebelius had no choice but to lie about the exchanges and let it unfold. Come on — you knew the media would eventually get around to this argument...."

And see Oct. 18th MSNBC Morning Joe "GOP Flubs Obamacare Website Launch" on ewetube (watch?v=U90pe4l_Ojc)

How in the world do Republicans get blamed for the administration's website launch? Because libs said so.

Yeah, right.

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Missy1

Nov-03-13 8:48 PM

@Mark J H, That would mean that a Democrat would have to start a paper in Minot and hire employees. They would have to pay Unemployment, Workers Comp, Retirement, Sick Pay, Vacation Pay, and Obama Care. Why do you think they have not stuck their necks out. They like the Free Ride.

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Missy1

Nov-03-13 9:36 PM

No Legend, you would have Warren Buffet and Soris (or whatever his name is) running this country, and owing you. Why don't you call them and tell them to pay their taxes.

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Missy1

Nov-03-13 9:41 PM

I mean owning you. You are jealous that ND Mineral Owners won't share with you. They paid taxes on this non profit land for years, you didn't care then, Now you want it. Wow.

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Missy1

Nov-03-13 9:49 PM

No Tea, I have seen a lot of Left wing Letters written. Not True. But that shouldn't bother you.

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Missy1

Nov-03-13 9:51 PM

Where is your Proof. No Tea for me. I want to see it for myself. Actual Proof.

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Missy1

Nov-03-13 9:57 PM

Another thing, NT4M, he had not been in office that long, when that happened. Clinton was, but, he was too busy messing around.

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Missy1

Nov-03-13 11:06 PM

I would like to know where you got that information. Please tell me, so I can look it up.

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namexxx

Nov-04-13 10:51 AM

I've been "sorely disappointed" in the ignorant racists of this God forsaken state.

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locomotive

Nov-04-13 4:08 PM

namexxx, do yourself a huge favor and try to move to a state less godforsaken. There are 49 more to choose from, right? Your blood pressure might return to normal too.

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locomotive

Nov-04-13 4:09 PM

"The Chisago County Republican Party is very sorry that something so clearly improper (either intended or in poor taste) ever made it to our page," part of the apology read. "The apology, signed by the Chisago County Republican Party executive committee, also said the organization could not pinpoint the person responsible because "a large number" had administrative rights to the page. "Those rights, which allow pictures and updates to be posted, were revoked by the committee until the person responsible could be found, the statement said."

According to willgrr, it only takes one bonehead to taint an entire village.

So be it. Is Obamacare working out fine for everyone? Do you get to keep your insurance AND your doctor if you like them? No? And why is that? A Democrat told you that you could, and it's not turning out that way? Well, that's too bad.

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locomotive

Nov-04-13 4:27 PM

"National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States"

"The September 11 attacks fell into the void between the foreign and domestic threats. The foreign intelligence agencies were watching overseas, alert to foreign threats to U.S. interests there. The domestic agencies were waiting for evidence of a domestic threat from sleeper cells within the United States. No one was looking for a foreign threat to domestic targets....

"The FAA conducted 27 special security briefings for specific air carriers between May 1, 2001, and September 11, 2001. Two of these briefings discussed the hijacking threat overseas. None discussed the possibility of suicide hijackings or the use of aircraft as weapons..."

Voluminous information at this site...

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locomotive

Nov-04-13 4:28 PM

Throughout his daily briefings in 2001, Pres. Bush knew of a threat to US interests, but nobody imagined the incident that took place. The "chatter" rose higher in summer 2001. Still, no one had evidence that what would happen on 9/11 was going to occur.

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locomotive

Nov-04-13 4:35 PM

"If Clinton or Obama or any Democrat had committed this type of negligence, they would have not only been impeached and thrown out of office, they would have been put on trial, convicted of mass homicidal negligence, given the death sentence, and put in front of a firing squad."

Yeah, like that would have happened in our country today. I recall that Pres. Clinton was impeached by the House for lying under oath, but it went nowhere after that. Nobody cares about lying anymore, especially if a Democrat does it.

Fast forward to today, with the Obamacare roll-out. It's only thousands, perhaps millions, of people that were not told the truth about their insurance, their doctors, and how much cheaper Obamacare would be.

Lying matters nowadays? Pfffftt...

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locomotive

Nov-04-13 4:42 PM

In 10 years, after Pres. Obama's final days in office, perhaps his PDBs (Presidential Daily Briefings) will be located on a website somewhere, with sensitive information bracketed out.

I wonder...after those 10 years, will we find out more about the present administration (promised to be the most transparent) than we know nowadays?

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locomotive

Nov-04-13 10:25 PM

Veritas, check out the site I referred to. It's got some of Pres. Bush's. Right. Now.

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locomotive

Nov-04-13 10:28 PM

NT4M, why not prove that Pres. Bush knowingly lied about WMD's? I believe that Pres. Clinton knowingly lied about his sexual affair.

Yes, I can see you have "sensationalist postings" down pat, but do you have proof that Pres. Bush knowingly lied about WMD's?

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locomotive

Nov-04-13 10:31 PM

"...at this moment high profit/low performance health ins. policies are being tossed out and we will all be better 4 it."

I read a local story about 3 people who self-insured for years that were losing their policies. They were TICKED and did NOT think they would be better off for it.

Talking points don't resonate as well when the reality is biting.

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locomotive

Nov-04-13 10:33 PM

"...the President misspoke..."

If this is good enough for Pres. Obama, it's certainly good enough for Pres. Bush (WMDs), right, NT4M?

Unless libs prefer their double standard....

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ndvetrn

Nov-05-13 1:06 AM

Willygarr/canook,

I clicked the link to your website so we could talk but it took me somewhere else.

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ndvetrn

Nov-05-13 1:21 AM

willygarr/canook,

I miss you, will you not acknowledge me?

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locomotive

Nov-05-13 9:36 AM

All talk and no phone?

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