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Old 04-25-2013, 07:57 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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Libya, Yemen, etc.

Oh wait, neo-proggies don't consider them wars because joystick jockeys were the soldiers.
So we have no troops on the ground and no actual wars declared in your vague list of countries. Yeah, that is the exact same thing as starting the Iraq War and the Afghanistan War.
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Old 04-25-2013, 07:58 PM
 
Location: The Land of Reason
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Obama has had an approval rating in the high 40's for the longest.

It's Bush's job approval rating that has changed.

It's all a matter of perspective, and after four years of Obama, Bush looks better every day.
I guess you don't strike it as being odd that his job approval rating rose 5 years AFTER he left office
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Old 04-25-2013, 08:01 PM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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So we have no troops on the ground and no actual wars declared in your vague list of countries. Yeah, that is the exact same thing as starting the Iraq War and the Afghanistan War.
Yeah, it's ok when only brown people die. Sort of like Kosovo. It's all good.

Wait, isn't that what people were complaining with about Bush?
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Old 04-25-2013, 08:08 PM
 
Location: The Land of Reason
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The way I see it, Obama is to the Republicans what Bush was to the Democrats. Democrats love to paint Bush as some arch nemesis while I've seen Republicans do the same exact thing to Obama since 2008. The difference here is, it's mostly Democrats who write the history books, so look for the history books and teachers to always look favorably upon Obama more than Bush.

Not to mention the thousands of veterans that are royally pissed off at Bush's posturing, lack of military leadership and understanding of the Geneva Convention
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Old 04-25-2013, 08:10 PM
 
Location: Pine Grove,AL
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Which wars have we been involved in in North Africa and the UAE?
no fly zone and 30 CIA agents = war

at least in the minds of Republicans
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Old 04-25-2013, 08:10 PM
 
Location: The Land of Reason
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Do you really think that after eight years with Bush at the helm Americans don't know him?

The reality is Obama is a disaster, and it is becoming clearer every day that he doesn't pack the gear to be president.

He has the ability to win elections, but that's all.
I guess the approval rating of a republican dominated Congress escapes you as well
Congress' Job Approval Rating Worst in Gallup History
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Old 04-25-2013, 08:11 PM
 
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Considering Obama has adopted roughly 75-80%ish of his policies, I'm trying to understand the liberal mindset that Obama is better than Bush. Help me out here.
Why do you insist on calling all Democrats "Liberals"

I'm a Democrat and I'm not even close to being a Liberal. Reword the question.
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Old 04-25-2013, 08:12 PM
 
Location: Pine Grove,AL
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Considering Obama has adopted roughly 75-80%ish of his policies, I'm trying to understand the liberal mindset that Obama is better than Bush. Help me out here.
mind posting a link to how you calculated "75-80%ish" ???
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Old 04-25-2013, 08:14 PM
 
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Well for one thing Obama doesn't allow his VP to run the show, unlike Bush.
No.

That's left to valarie jarrett.
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Old 04-25-2013, 08:16 PM
 
Location: The Land of Reason
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Nice claim. How about some facts. Do you know ANYTHING about gov't contracting?

If you are referring to Halliburton did you complain when Clinton awarded them their FIRST no-bid contract?
That was throwing them a bone because it is kind of strange that they made the biggest profits while bush/cheney was in office. Now why is that?


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