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    These are the people Obama left behind


    by Sunny on 21st January, 2009 at 2:26 pm    

    If you thought Obama didn’t represent change, just remember these are the kind of people who were just in power in the United States:

    Obama has inherited victory in Iraq. Bush has done more than, as McGurn quotes Biden in early 2007, “keep it from totally collapsing…[until he could] hand it off to the next guy.” Now rather than retreat in defeat, our new president must manage to withdraw American troops without undermining their success. It will be a tremendous challenge, but the press will not be able to blame Bush if security deteriorates in Iraq after Obama gives the Joint Chiefs their “new mission.” The victory in Iraq is Obama’s to lose.

    LOL. Aren’t you glad these deluded people aren’t in power now?



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    1. The Dude — on 21st January, 2009 at 3:10 pm  

      Sunny

      Who wrote this bullshit. The brother hasn’t even got out of bed yet and already the MAN (Bush and Co) is turning the dude into their patsy.

    2. platinum786 — on 21st January, 2009 at 3:36 pm  

      I expect civil war in Iraq once they leave, it’s tragic.

    3. Don — on 21st January, 2009 at 3:55 pm  

      Inherited victory? Tacitus springs to mind, They create a wilderness…

    4. Amrit — on 21st January, 2009 at 5:56 pm  

      On the subject of Obama…

      http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/7842347.stm

      :-D

      (Sorry, it has just occurred to me that I should probably have put this in the Obama inauguration thread instead…)

    5. Rumbold — on 21st January, 2009 at 7:06 pm  

      The scenes from Iran were enjoyable. Loads of people shouting “death to Obama” and then interviews with a few of them afterwards saying that they thought he would be quite good.

    6. comrade — on 21st January, 2009 at 8:17 pm  

      This article is from our Journal The Proletarian Nov/Dec issue on Obama

      http://www.cpgb-ml.org/index.php?secName=proletarian&subName=display&art=458

    7. douglas clark — on 22nd January, 2009 at 11:04 am  

      Just to say that after day one of the Obama administration I’m happier with the USA than I have been for about six or seven years. Day one:

      . operate under the rule of law

      . call everyone involved in the Israel / Gaza mess

      . agree to talks with Iran

      . close Gitmo within a year

      . no to torture

      . rebuild New Orleans

      Bush really was shit, wasn’t he?

    8. Leon — on 22nd January, 2009 at 11:26 am  

      I’m impressed by the new ethic code and the stuff about lobbyists. Obviously the devil is in the detail but on the face of it this is a very welcome change. Start as you mean to go on etc…

    9. Jai — on 22nd January, 2009 at 2:14 pm  

      Re: Rumbold’s post from the other thread: “Enoch Powell also claimed to be quoting constiuents when he made that speech. But it was clear that he was endorsing those views.”

      Speaking of ol’ Enoch, I wonder what he would make of Obama’s rise to the Oval Office, particularly in view of his paranoid “warning” all those years ago about “the black man having the whip hand over the white”.

      Sorry Enoch. I’m afraid your worst nightmare just came true ;)

      Ditto for the BNP and the KKK.

    10. The Dude — on 22nd January, 2009 at 3:26 pm  

      I do think that it’s unfair to pigeon hole Enoch Powell as a man incapable of change. To the contrary, his time in India and his exposure to it’s culture made that almost impossible. Yet he was the product of the old school of Englishness and that was incapable of change. If Enoch Powell was alive now I really do think that he would have warmed to Barrack Obama because in many ways they share the same intellect, but that’s just an opinion of a dude wolf from the Black Country.

    11. Jai — on 22nd January, 2009 at 3:43 pm  

      I hope you’re right, Mr Dude :)

    12. MIHAIL GEORGEVICI — on 24th January, 2009 at 6:55 pm  

      MCP Press Agency anticipated
      the victory of the American leader.

      Congratulations to the new President of USA, Barack Obama!

      The brilliant result of the democrat Barack Obama, finalized through occupation of the Oval Chamber, brings to light also this time the power of the democracy which was predictable, not only a simple political slogan.

      This model of democracy vitality proved clearly that Luther King’s dream should had become a reality and that nothing is random.

      So, the first Afro-American president, Barack Obama, declared in an impressive gathering that:
      “I never had this much hope that we will win”.

      For the representatives of the Organization which I represent, “MASS COMMUNCIATION POWER”, the motto: “With better peoples, the hope becomes reality!” can be surely confirmed also in Romania.

      I recommend you to read also the Press Release of MCP Press Agency, from 15 of January 2007, called “In Memoriam of Dr. MARTIN LUTHER KING”.

      A conclusive paragraph of the present press release, state the fact that: “the idea of civil society, cannot exist outside the civil rights in a democracy, and those have as central point, the personality of Dr. KING, with his life and activity”.

      The material is displayed on the website “Curaj.Net – Exprima-te!”.

      The same article is posted also on my blog – Blogger: User Profile: MIHAIL GEORGEVICI

      Yours,

      President of “MASS COMMUNICATION POWER” (WWW.mcppress.ro)
      Ec. MIHAIL GEORGEVICI



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