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The 25 Most Obnoxious Quotes From Barack Obama
Townhall.com ^ | September 18, 2012 | John Hawkins

Posted on 09/18/2012 4:14:38 AM PDT by Kaslin

25) "No, no. I have been practicing...I bowled a 129. It's like -- it was like Special Olympics, or something." -- Barack Obama

24) "I have become a symbol of the possibility of America returning to our best traditions." -- Barack Obama

23) "I do think at a certain point you've made enough money." -- Barack Obama

22) "To avoid being mistaken for a sellout, I chose my friends carefully. The more politically active black students. The foreign students. The Chicanos. The Marxist professors and structural feminists and punk-rock performance poets. We smoked cigarettes and wore leather jackets. At night, in the dorms, we discussed neocolonialism, Franz Fanon, Eurocentrism, and patriarchy. When we ground out our cigarettes in the hallway carpet or set our stereos so loud that the walls began to shake, we were resisting bourgeois society's stifling conventions. We weren't indifferent or careless or insecure. We were alienated.

But this strategy alone couldn't provide the distance I wanted, from Joyce or my past. After all, there were thousands of so-called campus radicals, most of them white and tenured and happily tolerant. No, it remained necessary to prove which side you were on, to show your loyalty to the black masses, to strike out and name names." -- Barack Obama

21) "I believe in keeping guns out of our inner cities, and that our leaders must say so in the face of the gun manfuacturer’s lobby." -- Barack Obama

20) "Junkie. Pothead. That's where I'd been headed: the final, fatal role of the young would-be black man. Except the highs hadn't been about that, me trying to prove what a down brother I was. Not by then, anyway. I got high for just the opposite effect, something that could push questions of who I was out of my mind, something that could flatten out the landscape of my heart, blur the edges of my memory. I had discovered that it didn't make any difference whether you smoked reefer in the white classmate's sparkling new van, or in the dorm room of some brother you'd met down at the gym, or on the beach with a couple of Hawaiian kids who had dropped out of school and now spent most of their time looking for an excuse to brawl. ...You might just be bored, or alone. Everybody was welcome into the club of disaffection." -- Barack Obama

19) "...I am absolutely certain that generations from now, we will be able to look back and tell our children that this was the moment when we began to provide care for the sick and good jobs to the jobless; this was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal; this was the moment when we ended a war and secured our nation and restored our image as the last, best hope on earth. This was the moment -- this was the time -- when we came together to remake this great nation so that it may always reflect our very best selves and our highest ideals." -- Barack Obama

18) "We can't drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72 degrees at all times ... and then just expect that other countries are going to say OK. That's not leadership. That's not going to happen." -- Barack Obama

17) "I am not in favor of concealed weapons. I think that creates a potential atmosphere where more innocent people could (get shot during) altercations." -- Barack Obama

16) "It’s very rare that I come to an event where I’m like the fifth- or sixth-most interesting person." -- Barack Obama

15) "The Cambridge police acted stupidly in arresting somebody when there was already proof that they were in their own home. . . . What I think we know — separate and apart from this incident — is that there is a long history in their country of African-Americans and Latinos being stopped by law enforcement disproportionately, and that’s just a fact." — President Obama on Gates’ arrest.

14) "But I don't want the folks who created the mess to do a lot of talking. I want them to get out of the way so we can clean up the mess. I don't mind cleaning up after them, but don't do a lot of talking." -- Barack Obama

13) "If Latinos sit out the election instead of saying, ‘We’re gonna punish our enemies and we’re gonna reward our friends who stand with us on issues that are important to us,’ if they don’t see that kind of upsurge in voting in this election, then I think it’s gonna be harder and that’s why I think it’s so important that people focus on voting on November 2." -- Barack Obama

12) "It was usually an effective tactic, another one of those tricks I had learned: (White) People were satisfied so long as you were courteous and smiled and made no sudden moves. They were more than satisfied, they were relieved -- such a pleasant surprise to find a well-mannered young black man who didn't seem angry all the time." -- Barack Obama

11) "The point I was making was not that Grandmother harbors any racial animosity. She doesn't. But she is a typical white person..." -- Barack Obama

10) "The issue here is not gonna be a list of accomplishments. As you said yourself, Steve, you know, I would put our legislative and foreign policy accomplishments in our first two years against any president — with the possible exceptions of Johnson, F.D.R., and Lincoln." -- Barack Obama

9) "I don’t believe it is possible to transcend race in this country. Race is a factor in this society. The legacy of Jim Crow and slavery has not gone away. It is not an accident that African-Americans experience high crime rates, are poor, and have less wealth. It is a direct result of our racial history." -- Barack Obama

8) "The private sector is doing fine." -- Barack Obama

7) "That's just how white folks will do you. It wasn't merely the cruelty involved; I was learning that black people could be mean and then some. It was a particular brand of arrogance, an obtuseness in otherwise sane people that brought forth our bitter laughter. It was as if whites didn't know that they were being cruel in the first place. Or at least thought you deserving of their scorn." -- Barack Obama

6) "It is this world, a world where cruise ships throw away more food in a day than most residents of Port-au-Prince see in a year, where white folks' greed runs a world in need, apartheid in one hemisphere, apathy in another hemisphere...That's the world! On which hope sits!" -- Barack Obama quotes Rev. Wright

5) "You know, the truth is that right after 9/11, I had a (flag) pin. Shortly after 9/11, particularly because as we're talking about the Iraq war, that became a substitute for, I think, true patriotism, which is speaking out on issues that are of importance to our national security, I decided I won't wear that pin on my chest..." -- Barack Obama

4) "If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help. There was a great teacher somewhere in your life. Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive. Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen." -- Barack Obama

3) "I can no more disown (Jeremiah Wright) than I can disown the black community. I can no more disown him than I can my white grandmother - a woman who helped raise me, a woman who sacrificed again and again for me, a woman who loves me as much as she loves anything in this world, but a woman who once confessed her fear of black men who passed by her on the street, and who on more than one occasion has uttered racial or ethnic stereotypes that made me cringe." -- Barack Obama

2) "...I've got two daughters. 9 years old and 6 years old. I am going to teach them first of all about values and morals. But if they make a mistake, I don't want them punished with a baby." -- Barack Obama

1) "You got into these small towns in Pennsylvania and, like a lot of small towns in the Midwest, the jobs have been gone now for 25 years and nothing's replaced them. And they fell through the Clinton Administration, and the Bush Administration, and each successive administration has said that somehow these communities are gonna regenerate and they have not. And it's not surprising then 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." -- Barack Obama


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: barackobama; obama; quotes

1 posted on 09/18/2012 4:14:45 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

you know.... thats racist.


2 posted on 09/18/2012 4:29:29 AM PDT by Casie
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To: Kaslin

I think everyone should read this. It makes for a good laxative.

Gotta go now...gotta take care of that laxative problem.


3 posted on 09/18/2012 4:37:54 AM PDT by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: Kaslin

It all sounds just like Obama’s version of ‘mein kampf’
There is enough immovable and uninformed bias, selfish stupidity and mindlessly blind rage in there to choke the whole stable.

Seriously, if “O” was an ordinary Joe on the street or someone other than the President… you’d listen to this stuff and think he was ready for a giggle-jacket!!


4 posted on 09/18/2012 4:39:00 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: Kaslin

Mark


5 posted on 09/18/2012 4:46:01 AM PDT by sport
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To: Kaslin

Took my blood pressure readings before and after.
Almost blew up that sphygmomanometer!


6 posted on 09/18/2012 4:47:29 AM PDT by ImNotLying (Politicians and diapers should be changed often and for the same reason!)
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To: Kaslin

bm


7 posted on 09/18/2012 4:48:03 AM PDT by Vision ("Did I not say to you that if you would believe, you would see the glory of God?" John 11:40)
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To: Kaslin
Here are some more:

"One of the proudest things of my three years in office is helping to restore a sense of respect for America around the world"

-Barack Obama, February 2012-


"But I want to be very clear, if the message was not effectively delivered by the three previous speakers:  We cannot, and will not, sustain deficits like these without end."

-Barack Obama, 23 Feb 2009-


"I will not sign a plan that adds one dime to our deficits -- either now or in the future."

-President Baraq Obama, 9 Sept 2009-

"I'm not gonna rest & my administration is not gonna rest in our efforts to help people who are looking to find a job"

-President Baraq Obama, 5 Mar 2010-


8 posted on 09/18/2012 4:55:40 AM PDT by Hoodat ("As for God, His way is perfect" - Psalm 18:30)
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To: Kaslin

Only 25?


9 posted on 09/18/2012 4:56:28 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: All
If we actually had an engaged media (not the MSM who are simply regime sock puppets...) BHO would have been laughed off the national stage for any number of these statements.

I am thankful for FR...!

10 posted on 09/18/2012 4:57:20 AM PDT by Prov1322 (Enjoy my wife's incredible artwork at www.watercolorARTwork.com! (This space no longer for rent))
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To: Kaslin
Too bad 0bama isn't a Republican, the word ‘impeach’ would have been 4 years a part of Washington speak.
11 posted on 09/18/2012 4:57:27 AM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Kaslin

Thanks for posting this.


12 posted on 09/18/2012 5:03:32 AM PDT by STJPII
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To: All
I thought this one deserved dishonorable mention:

June 13, 2008: He [Obama] warned that the general election campaign could get ugly. “They’re going to try to scare people. They’re going to try to say that ‘that Obama is a scary guy,’ ” he said. A donor yelled out a deep accented “Don’t give in!”

“I won’t but that sounded pretty scary. You’re a tough guy,” Obama said.

“If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun,” Obama said. “Because from what I understand folks in Philly like a good brawl. I’ve seen Eagles fans.”

They bring a knife to the fight

13 posted on 09/18/2012 5:11:20 AM PDT by Prov1322 (Enjoy my wife's incredible artwork at www.watercolorARTwork.com! (This space no longer for rent))
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To: Kaslin

How did he limit himself to only twenty-five?


14 posted on 09/18/2012 5:12:02 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Kaslin

How this list was kept to only 25 is a certified miracle.


15 posted on 09/18/2012 5:18:29 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Worst. President. Ever.)
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To: Menehune56

Too good to miss self ping


16 posted on 09/18/2012 5:23:31 AM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: Kaslin
Maybe we could organize a FR group cruise to Hawaii to bask in The Won’s words at his Presidential Library when it's open for business. Then we'll also see his birth certificate, school & college records & yearbooks, medical records, visas & passports, Choom Gang photo albums and other marvelous memorabilia.
17 posted on 09/18/2012 5:29:31 AM PDT by shove_it (DNC = perpetual emotion machine)
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To: Kaslin

Obnoxious Quotes From Barack Obama,all of them.


18 posted on 09/18/2012 7:29:44 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: Kaslin

I didn’t see the one to Joe the Plumber, “I think when you spread the wealth around, it’s good for everybody.”


19 posted on 09/18/2012 7:49:10 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: ImNotLying
Almost blew up that sphygmomanometer!

Watch it bud. We try to keep this a family-friendly site.

20 posted on 09/18/2012 8:16:27 AM PDT by zeugma (Those of us who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living.)
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To: Kaslin

The 25 Most TELLING Quotes From Barack Obama

Thaks for a very good post. Needs sharing - far and wide...


21 posted on 09/18/2012 3:05:54 PM PDT by TexasVoter (No Constitution? No Union!)
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To: Kaslin

Definitely worth bookmarking for future reference. Thanks!


22 posted on 09/18/2012 3:11:22 PM PDT by OB1kNOb (Vote for Paul Ryan 2012...... oh, and that other guy running on his ticket that's not Obama.)
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To: Kaslin
"If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help. There was a great teacher somewhere in your life. Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive. Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen."

Of all the crap this idiot has spewed, this one galls me the most.

Who the hell does he think PAID for the teacher and PAID for the roads and bridges?

TAXPAYERS. Whose money was taken from them by our government.

23 posted on 09/18/2012 4:04:42 PM PDT by Lizavetta (You get what you tolerate)
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To: Kaslin

Bump!


24 posted on 09/18/2012 8:51:09 PM PDT by Tunehead54 (Nothing funny here ;-)
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