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[quote name='MadHatter' timestamp='1365347280' post='2188222']
the economy still sucks. Unemployment is still high. We are still in Iraq and Afganistan. Gitmo is still open. He just submitted his first budget in 6 years.

He has accomplished zilch as a president. He is an empty suit that was only elected because of the color of his skin. He was not qualified and he has proven so.
[/quote]high unemployment vs record corporate profits

You blame him for high unemployment but to you give home credit for record corporate profits

You blame him for still being in foreign countries but do you credit him for lowering our presence and killing OBL

I hate Gitmo

So you are not worse off yet you think he is one of the worst presidents ever.

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Record corporate profits.
Record stock market highs.
Actually got poo done regarding Osama Bin Laden

But he was elected merely because he is black.
And he is obviously the worst president ever.

Coincidence that he is black and the worst president ever? I think not.

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Here is a list of the top 50 accomplishments as of a year ago of the Worst President Of All Time (ever) that also happens to be Black: (I am quoting the top ten only)

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[b]1. Passed Health Care Reform:[/b] After five presidents over a century failed to create universal health insurance, signed the Affordable Care Act (2010). It will cover 32 million uninsured Americans beginning in 2014 and mandates a suite of experimental measures to cut health care cost growth, the number one cause of America’s long-term fiscal problems.
[b]2. Passed the Stimulus:[/b] Signed $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in 2009 to spur economic growth amid greatest recession since the Great Depression. Weeks after stimulus went into effect, unemployment claims began to subside. Twelve months later, the private sector began producing more jobs than it was losing, and it has continued to do so for twenty-three straight months, creating a total of nearly 3.7 million new private-sector jobs.
[b]3. Passed Wall Street Reform:[/b] Signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (2010) to re-regulate the financial sector after its practices caused the Great Recession. The new law tightens capital requirements on large banks and other financial institutions, requires derivatives to be sold on clearinghouses and exchanges, mandates that large banks provide “living wills” to avoid chaotic bankruptcies, limits their ability to trade with customers’ money for their own profit, and creates the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (now headed by Richard Cordray) to crack down on abusive lending products and companies.
[b]4. Ended the War in Iraq:[/b] Ordered all U.S. military forces out of the country. Last troops left on December 18, 2011.
[b]5. Began Drawdown of War in Afghanistan:[/b] From a peak of 101,000 troops in June 2011, U.S. forces are now down to 91,000, with 23,000 slated to leave by the end of summer 2012. According to Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, the combat mission there will be over by next year.
[b]6. Eliminated Osama bin laden:[/b] In 2011, ordered special forces raid of secret compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, in which the terrorist leader was killed and a trove of al-Qaeda documents was discovered.
[b]7. Turned Around U.S. Auto Industry:[/b] In 2009, injected $62 billion in federal money (on top of $13.4 billion in loans from the Bush administration) into ailing GM and Chrysler in return for equity stakes and agreements for massive restructuring. Since bottoming out in 2009, the auto industry has added more than 100,000 jobs. In 2011, the Big Three automakers all gained market share for the first time in two decades. The government expects to lose $16 billion of its investment, less if the price of the GM stock it still owns increases.
[b]8. Recapitalized Banks:[/b] In the midst of financial crisis, approved controversial Treasury Department plan to lure private capital into the country’s largest banks via “stress tests” of their balance sheets and a public-private fund to buy their “toxic” assets. Got banks back on their feet at essentially zero cost to the government.
[b]9. Repealed “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”:[/b] Ended 1990s-era restriction and formalized new policy allowing gays and lesbians to serve openly in the military for the first time.
[b]10. Toppled Moammar Gaddafi:[/b] In March 2011, joined a coalition of European and Arab governments in military action, including air power and naval blockade, against Gaddafi regime to defend Libyan civilians and support rebel troops. Gaddafi’s forty-two-year rule ended when the dictator was overthrown and killed by rebels on October 20, 2011. No American lives were lost.
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http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/magazine/march_april_2012/features/obamas_top_50_accomplishments035755.php

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"I think not"

Agree with your last sentence. Joking

Obama obviously got many votes because he was black to deny this would be ludicrous. However, presidents are sort of like NFL draftees. You judge them a few years after they leave. I like the way Obama uses technology to fight limited wars. Drone em. Less loss of life on our side.

IF, the economics of the world have changed to the point that you can spend endless amounts with no consequences, then Obama will go down in history as great. All the goodies given out have no effect.

But, if there is a day of reckoning, then history will judge him harshly. Who wouldn't want to give out shiny toys to all their friends and supporters. Normally, you have to measure the giveaways to the ability of the economy to support. Normally....

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But, yea. The darkest skinned President is obviously the worst of all time. Ever. And he was obviously only elected because of that dark skin. Idiots.

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[quote name='TruthVsComfort' timestamp='1365365558' post='2188364']
But, yea. The darkest skinned President is obviously the worst of all time. Ever. And he was obviously only elected because of that dark skin. Idiots.
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don't give up, someone will take the bait soon.

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[quote name='stirs' timestamp='1365365533' post='2188363']
Obama obviously got many votes because he was black to deny this would be ludicrous
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and he lost many votes because he was black.

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Don't think so

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...haha, really?

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Arguing about the president because jobs are down. When the real issue is companies still trying to squeeze the most production out of fewer people.

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[quote name='Squirrel' timestamp='1365374606' post='2188430']
Arguing about the president because jobs are down. When the real issue is companies still trying to squeeze the most production out of fewer people.
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This is what all companies do. I would not ever expect it to change to be honest.

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[quote name='mav1234' timestamp='1365373764' post='2188423']
...haha, really?
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You and Hatter can argue the presidents race till the cows come home, I am just saying that Bill Clinton was ticked that the "race card" got played on him. He was out maneuvered and Hillary will now have to try again in 3 yrs. So, it is not such a "new" charge.

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