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Chris Matthews: Obama Second Inaugural Akin to Gettysburg Address
The National Review ^ | January 21, 2013 | Eliana Johnson

Posted on 01/21/2013 4:58:43 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Barack Obama is perhaps the only modern president who has had the burden of swatting away comparisons between his own soaring rhetoric and that of our 16th president. You may recall that, in the wake of the Newtown massacre, Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter David Maraniss gushed over the president’s remarks, writing, “People will long remember what Barack Obama said in Newtown,” and calling the speech “[Obama's] Gettysburg address.”

Today, thanks to MSNBC’s Chris Matthews, it took less than five minutes for the comparison to be drawn between President Obama’s second inaugural address and, well, all manner of things Lincoln. “It reminds me of another second inaugural, Lincoln’s, so much of Lincoln in that speech, from the Gettysburg Address to the second inaugural itself,” Matthews said...

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TOPICS: History; Politics; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: bhoinauguration; bhospeech; chrismatthews; inaugural; obama; television
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They make me ill.
1 posted on 01/21/2013 4:58:46 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I wonder if he wears a Foley catheter to these events to keep from wetting his pants.


2 posted on 01/21/2013 5:01:37 PM PST by basil (basil)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It sounds like Chrissy’s “tingle” is acting up again. Go take care of that Chrissy.


3 posted on 01/21/2013 5:03:17 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (If it saves just one senior citizen's life, the fight against ObamaCare will have been worth it.)
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4 posted on 01/21/2013 5:03:42 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He was going to say this no matter what. It’s his calling.

Pray for America


5 posted on 01/21/2013 5:04:20 PM PST by bray (Welcome to Obamaville)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

6 posted on 01/21/2013 5:04:57 PM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Barry and his zombie followers want Barry to be Abraham Lincoln REALLY bad. The trouble is, Lincoln never threw the race card when he was challenged. I can’t say that about the Kenyan pimp.


7 posted on 01/21/2013 5:05:17 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (If it saves just one senior citizen's life, the fight against ObamaCare will have been worth it.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Matthews doesn't have a brain or a place to put one.

"But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: for men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away, for his name is Obama."

8 posted on 01/21/2013 5:05:41 PM PST by Viking2002
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

More like a “Get-me’s-berg” Address ...


9 posted on 01/21/2013 5:07:51 PM PST by mikrofon (NObama)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Is obama Abraham Lincoln or Jesus Christ???? I’m SOOOOO confused.


10 posted on 01/21/2013 5:08:47 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: bigheadfred

Right now I’m imagining Chrissy in a Hitler Youth smock, with tight braids and a bouquet of flowers he’s holding for Obama ....

Wish I had Photoshop.


11 posted on 01/21/2013 5:10:54 PM PST by LibsRJerks
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To: FlingWingFlyer

If he lost one of his brain cells the other one would die from loneliness. Just say’n


12 posted on 01/21/2013 5:11:19 PM PST by doc1019
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To: BookmanTheJanitor

That seems about right - although I would expect it to be lower.


13 posted on 01/21/2013 5:14:12 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: bigheadfred

He’s above such trifling figures. He is Obama.

The alpha and the Omega. That is all you need know...


14 posted on 01/21/2013 5:17:46 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: LibsRJerks

15 posted on 01/21/2013 5:21:58 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: Norm Lenhart

You mean he is the black Lady Gaga???


16 posted on 01/21/2013 5:23:49 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Minority children are born way, way too often into violent inner city neighborhoods that rob them of their innocence, and fail to nurture them and allow them to develop naturally in a safe environment. It happens each and every day, and with every breath morons like Matthews take. It is a travesty, and continues to be ignored by those whose world view is limited by their sophomoric college sociology perspective.

Obama has done absolutely nothing to help stop violence in the inner city, provide a safe environment for the children of the inner city, and address the social issues that contribute to the perpetuation of generation upon generation of minorities settling for lives that are dramatically less than they deserve and can achieve on their own, without Obama, you, or me.

Obama has followed his inner anger, and acted on the basis of his strongly held and misinformed ideology, but has ignored the great issues of his day. Chris, it's not too late for you to get a clue. Right now you have none, and in as much as you have a soap box you are hurting minorities, significantly. You are in some ways worse than a Klansman, because your robes are not as overtly recognizable as racist. Your words and your actions, however, are almost as hurtful as the Klan ever was. Think Chris. Think.

17 posted on 01/21/2013 5:25:07 PM PST by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
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18 posted on 01/21/2013 5:26:24 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Well I hope his life imitates Lincolns—to the bitter end


19 posted on 01/21/2013 5:29:14 PM PST by funfan
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I thought it sounded like Daffy Duck—at his worst.


20 posted on 01/21/2013 5:31:33 PM PST by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Correct in that President Obama seems hell bent on creating another civil war.


21 posted on 01/21/2013 5:31:59 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Chrissie’s putting a loaded pistol in his own mouth and pulling the trigger is exactly like redecorating — except that, one eventually tires of redecorating.

Thanks 2ndDivisionVet.


22 posted on 01/21/2013 5:32:45 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Mathews is certifiable.


23 posted on 01/21/2013 5:34:47 PM PST by Swede Girl
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Bet his pant legs were pretty wet by the time he was done ! That tingling feeling down the legs !


24 posted on 01/21/2013 5:35:07 PM PST by CORedneck
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Mathews is certifiable.


25 posted on 01/21/2013 5:36:33 PM PST by Swede Girl
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

There is a parallel - given the Civil War that Lincoln faced and the one that Obama is trying to provoke.


26 posted on 01/21/2013 5:37:51 PM PST by Pollster1
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To: bigheadfred

I was thinking more Marilyn Manson on the Mechanical Animals tour. See the MTV VMA “Dope Show” video for details ;)


27 posted on 01/21/2013 5:38:06 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart

I remember that. Good call.


28 posted on 01/21/2013 5:42:56 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: Viking2002

Anyone who fawns over someone as evil as owebama obviously is devoid of critical thinking skills. I doubt if he has a soul either.


29 posted on 01/21/2013 5:43:10 PM PST by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: bigheadfred

That song and performance sums up the Obama presidency to a ‘T”.

I know there are not a lot of MM fans here for obvious reasons. But a look at that vid will make the parallels obvious.

“We’re all stars now, in the Dope Show”


30 posted on 01/21/2013 5:46:10 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Inaugural speech? It was a campaign speech. It’s all he ever does. It’s all he knows.


31 posted on 01/21/2013 5:46:15 PM PST by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: righttackle44

All this, Chris Matthews, David Maraniss, the Second Coming cover of Newsweek, etc., transcends politics and slithers into a national sickness.


32 posted on 01/21/2013 5:47:06 PM PST by Robwin
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To: 43north
I have always championed the theory that some people exist without what we would call an immortal soul. Whether they were born without it, knowingly sacrificed it for some temporary carnal satisfaction, or let it rot away from within one bit at a time, they don't have one. The how and why perhaps shall always be a matter of debate; the empirical fact of the matter is not.

"But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: for men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away, for his name is Obama."

33 posted on 01/21/2013 5:56:51 PM PST by Viking2002
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To: Viking2002

If anything obstructs a liberal, he rids himself of it’s burden. Why would a soul be any different? Having a soul implies having a conscience. And having a conscience implies something greater than one’s self/Id/Ego to be accountable to.

This simply will not do...


34 posted on 01/21/2013 6:04:33 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart

Brief, interesting interview with MM regarding that performance at the VMA’s. It seems he shares many FReeper’s views on Hollywood and the entertainment industry.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ga60VEVKWQ


35 posted on 01/21/2013 6:05:32 PM PST by Third Person (I'm in my prime.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I think we just saw the first nationally televised ejaculation! YUK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


36 posted on 01/21/2013 6:07:03 PM PST by Cookies4ever (6? That's like)
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To: Viking2002

Agreed. What else would explain liberalism?


37 posted on 01/21/2013 6:11:42 PM PST by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What’s wrong with some of you white people?


38 posted on 01/21/2013 6:11:54 PM PST by Clock King
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To: Norm Lenhart
Thank you, Norm. You just presented a strong piece of theoretical evidence to support one potential facet of my hypothesis. One way or the other, the 'progressive' elites are spiritually barren. We can debate the why's and wherefore's after they've been vanquished from the continent.

"But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: for men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away, for his name is Obama."

39 posted on 01/21/2013 6:12:15 PM PST by Viking2002
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To: Third Person

Love it ;) “It’s an indictment” and “they don’t deserve to get it”.

And none of them did. Still don’t. Thus Obama descended to earth in fulfillment of their ‘prayers’. And Manson proved prophetic.

That just shows how F’d up we are as a nation.


40 posted on 01/21/2013 6:15:48 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Viking2002

Agreed. What else would explain liberalism?


41 posted on 01/21/2013 6:16:38 PM PST by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Is Matthews anything more than the sum of his erection for Obama? Does the man have a soul?


42 posted on 01/21/2013 6:19:07 PM PST by Truth2012
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To: Cookies4ever

Chrissy does that every time there’s a democrat making news.


43 posted on 01/21/2013 6:19:45 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Viking2002

The statement about the Devil’s greatest lie was his nonexistence, is so true. People refuse to believe their ;heroes’ much less their neighbors can be anything but ‘good people’ is the bane of ‘our’ existence.

People who support liberalism and the liberals who espouse liberalism cannot by definition be ‘good people’ if we believe liberalism is evil.

And the gen-pub reject that inescapable conclusion because...well ‘just cuz’.

And round the maypole we go.


44 posted on 01/21/2013 6:20:34 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Is there anyone in the World who takes this Democratic Party political hack seriously?


45 posted on 01/21/2013 6:26:59 PM PST by popdonnelly
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To: bigheadfred

Ha!! Yes!! That’s it — you read my mind .... hysterical.

And so true. He’s such a little girl.


46 posted on 01/21/2013 6:27:52 PM PST by LibsRJerks
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Is there any end to this man’s insanity. He is not a stable human being and I fully expect to one day see he has topped himself. Worship of others is a fools pursuit as they will always let you down!

Mel


47 posted on 01/21/2013 6:31:32 PM PST by melsec (Once a Jolly Swagman camped by a Billabong....)
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To: bray

What’s going to happen to Tingles when the gravy train ends? Who will he worship then?


48 posted on 01/21/2013 6:34:40 PM PST by NCC-1701 (The LEFT's intolerance of the RIGHT is intolerable.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He already said that about 3 of his other speeches...at least. Someone get the hook.


49 posted on 01/21/2013 6:37:29 PM PST by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: NCC-1701

In the end, he’ll bow his knee and and confess with his tongue that Christ alone is Lord and Savior.

IMHO, of course.


50 posted on 01/21/2013 6:42:27 PM PST by SirLurkedalot (My carry permit was issued in 1791.)
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