Posts Tagged ‘Obama’

Blinded By The Right: Self-Delusion Fueled Obama-Rage

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We generally find it narcissistic, self-righteous, and even a bit creepy when a human being believes he or she is superior to another human being. But when someone believes this very same thing about their country, with the implication being that all other countries (and hence the people who live in them) are inferior, it…
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Uninformed, But Headstrong: Obama Derangement Syndrome Revisited

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“Some people are more certain of everything than I am of anything.” – Robert E. Rubin, former Treasury Secretary I like that quote, because it’s the way I feel about many things. I’m rarely certain of anything, and I’m humbled by the complexity of our world. Because of this, I do not think I have…
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22 Things That Could Possibly Be President Obama’s Fault

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You know that right-wing friend of yours who blames President Obama for nearly everything? Well, considering how many things conservatives have blamed on Obama, odds are probably in their favor that they will eventually stumble onto something that really is his fault. So with that in mind, I give you 22 things that could possibly…
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Yes, People Do Cling To Guns And Religion

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In April 2008, then Senator Barack Obama got into a bit of political trouble. Referring to working-class voters, the presidential hopeful said, “They get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren’t like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.” This statement caused…
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Obama’s Drone Strikes: American Acceptance Of Perpetual War On Terror

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Americans have voiced their decision; they have accepted perpetual war. The Obama administration no longer calls our indefinite conflict a “war on terror,” but that has not changed our policy towards terrorism. In fact, it has only enhanced it, and not for the better. This past week shed some light on America’s “secret” drone strike…
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