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Jimmy Fallon Makes A Mockery Of Obama’s Entire Presidency With One Simple Joke

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posted on Sep, 23 2014 @ 10:45 PM
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I have to hand it to the writers of the Tonight Show, they are pretty witty


Jimmy Fallon made a funny comment regarding Chicago’s decision to NOT name a high school after the president:


“More bad news for the president. Chicago is reversing its plan to name a high school after President Obama because it received multiple complaints from people in the community.

I guess — I guess parents are afraid their kids would spend 8 years at the school and still not get anything done.


You can watch it here




Here is the actual reason behind this:


Mayor Rahm Emanuel backed off Thursday from naming a new elite high school after President Barack Obama amid ongoing criticism from African-Americans who felt the honor inappropriate for a school slated for a wealthy, predominantly white part of the Near North Side.


Well, there you have it folks

Not much to see here, I know, but thought the joke was funny none the less and would fit in with some of the comments directed towards Obama as of late

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posted on Sep, 23 2014 @ 10:54 PM
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You know, I expect a joke here and there over a presidential gaff. But this guy is drawing way too much fire for far far too long.

I can't believe 0bama ever had the nerve to suggest the leader of another country step down ... without considering his own position as the butt of everyone's jokes.



posted on Sep, 23 2014 @ 11:19 PM
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a reply to: snarky412

"...his lack of well, his lack of everything needed to be a good Leader."

Yes, I am sure that you are not quite able to think of a single example of Barack Obama's good leadership.



posted on Sep, 23 2014 @ 11:33 PM
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originally posted by: Diderot
a reply to: snarky412

"...his lack of well, his lack of everything needed to be a good Leader."

Yes, I am sure that you are not quite able to think of a single example of Barack Obama's good leadership.




Well, my take on leadership is not looking weak to Foreign countries and having a backbone to stand up to bullies i.e. ISIS and not placating to them

He's wishie-washy/flakey when it comes to making tough decisions

Like right now, he is not on the same page as his advisers
He didn't listen to their advice in 2012 regarding Syria and ISIS, they warned him back then

Maybe if he actually attended more of his cabinet meetings instead of having the reports sent to him via his BlackBerry he could get a better feel on how serious this situation was--is


If a person is scared of making the wrong move/choice, they don't need to be in a powerful position as president

I voted for him in 2008 but being as I was extremely disappointed in him, I voted for the other guy in 2012



ETA: He is a good campaign speaker, that's a plus for him



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posted on Sep, 23 2014 @ 11:37 PM
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a reply to: snarky412


And if the other guy you voted for had won, you'd expect a different outcome?



posted on Sep, 23 2014 @ 11:41 PM
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a reply to: minkmouse

I sure would.

Any reason why you wouldn't?



posted on Sep, 23 2014 @ 11:45 PM
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originally posted by: minkmouse
a reply to: snarky412


And if the other guy you voted for had won, you'd expect a different outcome?


We won't know now, will we?



posted on Sep, 24 2014 @ 12:01 AM
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a reply to: gatorboi117

I guess I just see the strings moving the puppet.



posted on Sep, 24 2014 @ 12:02 AM
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a reply to: snarky412

Not as a collective force.



posted on Sep, 24 2014 @ 12:12 AM
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a reply to: snarky412

"I voted for him in 2008 but being as I was extremely disappointed in him, I voted for the other guy in 2012"

It's hard for me to imagine how someone could vote for Barack Obama and then vote for Mitt Romney.

Perhaps you do not grasp the fundamental difference of these 2 ideologies.

The way I see it, you made a major mistake one way or the other.

That means you made a major mistake.

I don't mean to single you out, but we as citizens need to be informed and aware.



posted on Sep, 24 2014 @ 12:28 AM
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originally posted by: Diderot
a reply to: snarky412

"I voted for him in 2008 but being as I was extremely disappointed in him, I voted for the other guy in 2012"

It's hard for me to imagine how someone could vote for Barack Obama and then vote for Mitt Romney.

Perhaps you do not grasp the fundamental difference of these 2 ideologies.

The way I see it, you made a major mistake one way or the other.

That means you made a major mistake.

I don't mean to single you out, but we as citizens need to be informed and aware.




Being as I'm Independent, I'm not for one or the other per say
Come voting time, my choice depends on the actions or non-actions of each candidate

I didn't care for McCain and fell for Obama's Hope and Change mantra [mistake]


I will be the first to admit I make mistakes
No ego here to trip over



posted on Sep, 24 2014 @ 01:51 AM
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a reply to: snarky412

He's been plenty active with warring, having the nsa wiretap everyone, and using the cia to start conflicts across the globe.
Busy man, just not what the writers want us to think about.



posted on Sep, 24 2014 @ 02:06 AM
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Who cares? Certainly not Obama.

When he found out about the decision, he handled the rejection with class.



Maybe a Chicago Bath House will be named after him.




posted on Sep, 24 2014 @ 05:57 AM
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel backed off Thursday from naming a new elite high school after President Barack Obama amid ongoing criticism from African-Americans who felt the honor inappropriate for a school slated for a wealthy, predominantly white part of the Near North Side.


This reason given that you sited Snarky 412, it sounds really provocative.

Do these "African-Americans" (implied as poor) feel that these "wealthy" European-Americans shouldn't honor our first "black" president in an affluent neighborhood, but instead it needs to be built in a poor black neighborhood?

I predict that either the president's name will be as commonly used in black neighborhoods as Washington and Lincoln are in white ones, or it will be avoided like the plague in all cases. So what's wrong with having Obama's name, or even Martin Luther King's name for that matter, used for a school in a white neighborhood? Would they have a problem with a Muslim neighborhood in some place like Dearborn? Did anyone ask the white neighborhood if they wanted a school named after the current president?
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posted on Sep, 24 2014 @ 06:07 AM
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originally posted by: minkmouse
a reply to: snarky412


And if the other guy you voted for had won, you'd expect a different outcome?


Not really but I'd like the option to vote none of the above and have them rerun the election with different people. Having options that don't represent who I am, isn't really an option.



posted on Sep, 24 2014 @ 06:34 AM
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The following is my opinion as a member participating in this discussion.


originally posted by: snarky412


Mayor Rahm Emanuel backed off Thursday from naming a new elite high school after President Barack Obama amid ongoing criticism from African-Americans who felt the honor inappropriate for a school slated for a wealthy, predominantly white part of the Near North Side.


I don't think schools should be named after modern day living politicians, but WOW. That's seriously racist/bigoted of those people who were complaining. Race obsessed. If the city wants to honor Obama by naming a school after him, then they should be happy about it instead of creating a racial divide issue.

As an ATS Staff Member, I will not moderate in threads such as this where I have participated as a member.

edit on 9/24/2014 by FlyersFan because: (no reason given)



posted on Sep, 24 2014 @ 06:53 AM
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originally posted by: FlyersFan
The following is my opinion as a member participating in this discussion.


originally posted by: snarky412


Mayor Rahm Emanuel backed off Thursday from naming a new elite high school after President Barack Obama amid ongoing criticism from African-Americans who felt the honor inappropriate for a school slated for a wealthy, predominantly white part of the Near North Side.


I don't think schools should be named after modern day living politicians, but WOW. That's seriously racist/bigoted of those people who were complaining. Race obsessed. If the city wants to honor Obama by naming a school after him, then they should be happy about it instead of creating a racial divide issue.

As an ATS Staff Member, I will not moderate in threads such as this where I have participated as a member.


You would think they would be happy wouldn't you? But no. White people complain about Obama and they are racist. White people admire Obama and want to dedicate a school in his honor and they are racist.

It's starting to look like a no win situation, isn't it.

Damned if you do and damned if you don't. It would be laughable if it weren't so sad.



posted on Sep, 24 2014 @ 07:16 AM
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Hi Kanga,yes it does seem whites cannot do a thing right-indeed,damned if you do,damned if you don't.You know in my other language,Afrikaans,there's a very old saying:"As jy n hond Wil slaan,sal jy baie gou n stok vind" roughly translated-if you are Determined to beat a dog,you Will find a stick,and quickly/easily.

Aaany excuse will do,real or perceived.
a reply to: Kangaruex4Ewe



posted on Sep, 24 2014 @ 08:18 AM
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This is a travesty. Now where are are affluent, predominantly white students supposed to learn about the 57 states? Who is going to teach them to blame the last graduating class for their low test scores? Who is going to sell guns to the inner city school's drug dealers?



posted on Sep, 24 2014 @ 08:54 AM
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originally posted by: snarky412
Being as I'm Independent, I'm not for one or the other per say

Come voting time, my choice depends on the actions or non-actions of each candidate
I didn't care for McCain and fell for Obama's Hope and Change mantra [mistake]


I fell for the same thing, but Johnson got my vote in 2012. The biggest thing I hoped that Obama would follow through with was his claim that he'd have the most transparent administration ever.

Yeah, right...



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