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KnoxGasPriceSpy

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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2012 2:50:56 PM

What is your opinion on Obama?
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mweyant
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2015 6:53:49 AM

"Get informed," Obama also advised, "not by reading The Huffington Post."

Good advice.
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FluffyDogAttack
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2015 2:05:26 AM

Hey, is this the place we can still find idiots & shills still carrying water for Obama?

Even Twitter has gone sour..and forget Facebook. Whew! At least there's some morons around here we can laugh at!

GO OBAMA!
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Cirdan
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2015 12:54:02 AM

Disagree. He's worse than either Nixon or Carter.
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billjohnson
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2015 5:55:06 PM

better than mitt or mccain. he is not the worst president ever, remember nixon.

this is the place for politics not other message forums.
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rjhenn
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2015 3:57:00 PM

jdhelm - "Liberal GW Professor: Obama Guilty of ‘Violations of His Oath of Office’ - hmmmmmmmm"

And, of course, that's all that you, or CNS News, got from that "Liberal GW Professor"'s testimony.
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jdhelm
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2015 3:49:38 PM

Liberal GW Professor: Obama Guilty of ‘Violations of His Oath of Office’ - hmmmmmmmm
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I75at7AM
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2015 9:05:29 AM

If You Give A Donkey The White House......He'll Want To Expand The Government....
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wbacon
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2015 5:47:23 PM

less and less as time goes by
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rjhenn
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2015 2:58:16 PM

reb4- "In a fascinating story Wednesday, Reuters asked John Hudak, an expert at the Brookings Institution, to look at how discretionary federal spending had been directed to states since 2009—that is, since the recession, but also since Obama came into office. As one would expect, spending is down, but the effects haven't been uniform. In red states, spending is down 40 percent on average, while blue states and essential swing states (hi, Ohio!) have seen much milder declines, closer to 25 percent."

Aren't red states, as a matter of principle, supposed to be against federal spending?

Just why is it that "Red states tend to have higher poverty rates", if their policies are so 'right'?
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reb4
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2015 10:42:13 AM

How Obama Has Left Red States Deeper in the Red


"There's not a liberal America and a conservative America; there's the United States of America," Barack Obama said at the 2004 Democratic National Convention. That may or may not have been true at the time, but since entering the White House, he's helped to make the division a little more real.

In a fascinating story Wednesday, Reuters asked John Hudak, an expert at the Brookings Institution, to look at how discretionary federal spending had been directed to states since 2009—that is, since the recession, but also since Obama came into office. As one would expect, spending is down, but the effects haven't been uniform. In red states, spending is down 40 percent on average, while blue states and essential swing states (hi, Ohio!) have seen much milder declines, closer to 25 percent."




No Surpprise here.

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Tru2psu2
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2015 5:50:53 AM

obama keeps picking idiots...but then again what is he?
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KnoxGasPriceSpy
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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2015 1:11:13 PM

poor obama needed to choose a lot better advisors...I reckon he blew it...
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Tru2psu2
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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2015 6:20:16 AM

Should be all 50!
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theTower
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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2015 5:08:00 AM

Nevada and Tennessee Make It 26 States Suing To Stop Obama's Amnesty

With Tennessee and Nevada, the full list of 26 states suing Obama over his executive amnesty are: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, West Virginia, Wisconsin.

Interesting.
Can anyone remember a recent time where the states have had to band together sue to stop a President?
Obamacare and now amnesty. Has there been others?
Seems like that has gone a lot under this administration since Obama has been imposing his will and violating the constitution..

[Edited by: theTower at 1/28/2015 5:11:10 AM EST]
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PegasusAT
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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2015 12:05:49 AM

The figures on the ACA are coming from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).
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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2015 7:35:04 PM

'splains UAW and whats happening...
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SAVMOR
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2015 7:01:07 PM

Heard today Obama is trying to block any prosecution of Bergdahl. Wonder what Obama will do now that there is news this deserter will be court-martialed.
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rjhenn
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2015 6:48:11 PM

KnoxGasPriceSpy - "You Tube Interview"

You're over two days behind flyboy with that.
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theTower
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2015 5:50:03 PM

Here's How the President's Actions on Immigration Will Impact Your State

"A raise in average wages of $170 a year for US born workers across the country"

Well thank you Mr President for that whopping bit of good news.
170 dollars a year.
Wow...
That will just about cover my utility bill for a month.
Thank you illegal immigrants for paying my utility by being a criminal in my country.



[Edited by: theTower at 1/27/2015 5:53:23 PM EST]
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johnsell
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2015 5:46:17 PM

"The President and those who jammed Obamacare down America’s collective throat promised the massive trillion dollar program would ultimately save money for the average American. New figures now show that Obamacare’s cost is running about $50,000 per person.

Watch Glenn’s reaction below:"

Obamacare, still the solution for healthcare?

[Edited by: johnsell at 1/27/2015 5:46:41 PM EST]
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johnsell
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2015 5:16:42 PM

You have to love Trey Gowdy's coolness to educate those in the face of heavy opposition, that he wants what he's requested yesterday....time to go in with a SWAT team!

Watch: Trey Gowdy tussles with State Dept. liaison during uncomfortable back-and-forth

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I75at7AM
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Message Posted: Jan 27, 2015 11:18:35 AM

How to fight 0bama (and Hillary Clinton)

The two-word answer:

Ignore him.

"Republicans should make the lame duck even more helpless by just saying no to suggestions that they should work with Barack Obama. He has shown no inclination to work with them."
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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2015 8:24:35 PM

Why does this sound so familiar - more govt debt and deficit spending, more taxes and more rules???
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>>>Since 2009, Greece has been hit hard by the global economic downturn and, despite heroic reform efforts and spending austerity, it has suffered. Now it needs massive debt forgiveness to return to form. At least, that's the story.

In fact, Greece hasn't reformed. Rather, it continues to repeat the same economic mistakes year after year. Syriza, the leftist party elected to head the new government after pledging to reject European Union and IMF austerity programs, has promised only that its mistakes will be different than the ones made so far.

Even so, the EU has signaled it's willing to extend terms on Greece's 240 billion euro bailout, easing its enormous debt burden. Such a deal is crucial, since Greece's debt to GDP ratio is today at 171% and rising. Basically, it's bankrupt.

But didn't "austerity" work? Well, in fact, statistically, there was no austerity. Public spending as a share of GDP averaged 45.4% in the seven years before the 2008 global meltdown. In 2013, the most recent year for complete data, it was 49.6%. Sorry, that isn't austerity.

One of Syriza leader Alex Tsipras' main campaign ideas was to raise minimum monthly salaries from 580 euros to 752 euros — an increase of nearly 30%.

Sounds great. But since 2008 the economy has shrunk 25%, so that's simply impossible. Economically speaking, trying to force a huge rise in wages at a time when unemployment is over 25% is insane.

Tsipras also wants to tax the rich, in a country starving for capital. Already, according to press accounts and Wall Street sources, rich Greeks and businesses are sending tens of billions of euros out of Greece to keep from having their wealth confiscated.
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Worse, absent big structural changes, neither the EU nor Greece will get better soon. "Economic policies being pursued by many eurozone countries are hindering productivity growth and job creation, causing economic stagnation and rapidly increasing levels of public debt," blogged Luke Coffey, a fellow at the Heritage Foundation.

This is the real problem: Wedded to an obsolete and wrong Keynesian ideology, EU governments spend more, run up debts, raise taxes and layer on the rules, and then seem dumbfounded they have no growth.

In electing a far-left government, Greece has once again chosen ideology over common sense. Its real problems have only begun.<<<
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I didnt know they elected obama over there too. This sure sounds like one of his SOTU monologues.
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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2015 7:45:35 PM

But johnsell - obama said he is increasing oil production.....
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johnsell
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2015 7:30:52 PM

Drilling On 12 Million Acres

"According to reports, Obama is going to tell the Saudis that we promise not to drill for oil in Alaska. Just....brilliant."
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KnoxGasPriceSpy
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2015 6:27:31 PM

You Tube Interview
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Tru2psu2
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2015 6:04:49 AM

Worthless!
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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2015 10:12:40 PM

mweyant I agree - as a human being I wish him well. However as a President --- my opinion is that he is the sorriest excuse for a leader we have had in my lifetime.
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Pard
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2015 9:16:01 PM

He makes me sick. A complex and very dangerous man.
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mweyant
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2015 9:59:29 AM

I wish the president well, but I find nothing presidential about him--his demeanor, his egotism, his unwillingness to appreciate compromise, his reluctance to "love his fellow man" if it does not make him look good. Yes, I think he should meet with Netanyahu--leave Boehner out of it.

The doublespeak is especially scary.
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SAVMOR
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2015 9:56:06 AM

Thanks, flyboy. This polictical cartoon nailed it. Once again Obama is off in India as the world continues to crumble in the Ukraine, Yemen, Syria, etc. He always has enjoyed all the trappings of being president, but has never wanted to be presidential and make hard and firm decisions.
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flyboyUT
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2015 11:48:30 AM

Savmor ---- I do believe this explains all of your concerns....
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reb4
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2015 9:07:09 AM

King Abdullah comments from Funeral -






"According to Richard Engel of NBC News, Abdullah’s feelings were not warm, and if they seemed that way to Obama, they were not genuine.

You see, unlike Obama, who thinks other world leaders like him because they dig Obama, Abdullah understood that friendships between leaders are based on what they can do for each other’s countries. And for Abdullah, where Obama was concerned, that wasn’t much.

Said Engel:

The king could not stand President Obama because the president was supportive of the Arab spring, because the president did not support Hosni Mubarak in Egypt – in fact turned his back on Hosni Mubarak in Egypt.

Obama has made an utter mess of the Middle East. He focused on withdrawing the United States from the region, supporting “protestors” – no matter who the protestors actually were – and focused on helping John Kerry get a Nobel Peace Prize by making peace between the Palestinians and the Israelis. Meanwhile, the whole place fell to pieces.

And that had much more of an effect on Abdullah than the aura of Obama."LOL
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SAVMOR
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2015 3:18:00 PM

Obama's Youtube interviews were not real interviews just the interviewers fawning all over him. No real or serious questions, just fluff and no substance. Disgusting to see Obama in these settings. Selfies with the Youtubers! Come on is this really presidential? Certainly not very dignified.
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Tru2psu2
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2015 6:18:52 AM

I do defend reason, reality and truth.

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Another bo lie....
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Tru2psu2
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2015 6:17:34 AM

He sucks!
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StArrow68
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2015 6:43:35 PM

What is easy is to propose things that cost a lot of dollars, what is hard is to lead within the structure of the tax receipts already available. We don't get leadership from this Administration.
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rjhenn
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2015 6:37:38 PM

Actually, they do, since they are demonstrably no different from how they view BO.
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airfresh
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2015 6:05:45 PM

I'm not talking to them I'm talking to you. They have nothing to do with our conversation.
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rjhenn
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2015 5:32:50 PM

airfresh - "Mr Obama often is very separated from reason reality and truth."

So are some of his critics.
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KnoxGasPriceSpy
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2015 3:23:37 PM

wow....Saint RJ... lol..;-p
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airfresh
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2015 3:04:13 PM

This is quite different. All politicians split hairs. You're quite good at that yourself. ;)

As you put it previously you defend reason, reality and truth. Mr Obama often is very separated from reason reality and truth. I can think of probably a dozen examples. I posted half that many earlier without even having to think about it.
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rjhenn
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2015 2:30:47 PM

airfresh - "I do believe he is incompetent in many areas of his presidency but I also believe he is purposefully making statements that are blatant lies in order to deceive the American people. As the incredulous statements continue to pile up it's getting harder and harder to determine which is which."

IOW, he's a typical politician.
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airfresh
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2015 12:38:43 PM

<<<just because he's less than competent isn't reason to make stuff up about him, or impute evil motives to him. >>>

Agreed. When he says something that would cause you or I to suspend all reason in order to believe him is it not prudent to question whether he's incompetent or lying?

Did he believe his claim about keeping our health plans? Or was he just incompetent there?

Does he believe the world is a safer place today then it was when he took office?

I do believe he is incompetent in many areas of his presidency but I also believe he is purposefully making statements that are blatant lies in order to deceive the American people. As the incredulous statements continue to pile up it's getting harder and harder to determine which is which.


[Edited by: airfresh at 1/22/2015 12:39:22 PM EST]
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rjhenn
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2015 12:28:29 PM

airfresh - "And he could say the world is a safer place since he took office and you would split enough hairs to defend him ;)"

I don't defend him. I don't think much of him.

I do defend reason, reality and truth.

Just because he's less than competent isn't reason to make stuff up about him, or impute evil motives to him.
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airfresh
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2015 11:03:43 AM

Hey I resemble that remark!!

Oh wait you were talking about Obama. Never mind.
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Scanman
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2015 10:56:39 AM

What a Pompous, Arrogant, Self Rightous, ARSE.
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airfresh
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Message Posted: Jan 22, 2015 9:19:58 AM

RJ <<<BO could say "one plus one equals two" and you'd claim he was lying. >>>

And he could say the world is a safer place since he took office and you would split enough hairs to defend him ;)
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wbacon
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2015 5:45:25 PM

I don't
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SAVMOR
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2015 4:34:49 PM

Well Obama is here in Boise at the moment in this reddest of the red states and maybe 75-100 people came out to Gowen Field here to welcome his arrival. He is to speak at Boise State University and the tickets were free so maybe the venue will be full of folks who obtained free tickets. I will bet they would not have paid to hear his speech. He will be in town for less than three hours and then head to Kansas, another red state. Cannot imagine why he came here when there is definitely not a Democrat contingent that could have met him. Our governor had a hip replacement yesterday and is in the hospital so the Lt. Governor was on have to greet him as well as the Mayor of Boise, who happens to be a Democrat and rode on Air Force One with him from Washington.
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RealtorJeff
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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2015 1:46:33 PM

Probably our worst yet in so many ways
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