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Is this Obama's test?

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posted on Apr, 27 2009 @ 08:45 PM
After not hearing anything in a long while about the test that Obama was supposed to face during the first few months that he is in office, I could not help but wonder if this 'swine flu' with pieces of regular human and avian mixed in, is what Powell and Biden were talking about.

I do understand that it seems far-fetched, but has anything else really come to pass since then, aside from a crumbling economy that cannot seem to recover. This would seem more along the lines of the feeling I got when they first said that he woudl face a test at the start of his term.

Just wanted to get your opinions on this.


posted on Apr, 27 2009 @ 08:50 PM
I say no. I think Pakistan is what they were talking about. This swine flu is just a good test for a future and far worse flu. Once the MSM find another hot topic for their headlines, this swine flu will be on the back burner.

posted on Apr, 27 2009 @ 09:08 PM
If there is a test I say none of the above.

More or less a homeland attack, whether it be terrorists, or the Biggest terrorists of all Mother Nature. I've already wrote to Napolitano, she's agreed to putting Mother Nature on the Terrorists watchlist.

I'd say if there was a Huge earthquake, absolutely huge, or another Katrina. Reluctantly another 9.11

I'd like to say first that, MSM will say Obama is doing a much better job then Bush would have, and then find out Obama is doing an equally as bad a job of handling it as Bush.

posted on Apr, 27 2009 @ 09:15 PM
it could be. i have a feeling things are going to get really bad, really quickly.

posted on Apr, 27 2009 @ 09:23 PM
I don't think this is the nature of the test Biden was talking about. I would think more along the Iran/Israel thing or the mess in Pakistan.

If the Mexican economy takes a bad hit with this, that too could be additional stress for the man. But remember, his administration never wastes a good crisis!

posted on Apr, 27 2009 @ 09:23 PM
If this gets worse in the US and puts Obama in the position of making some decisions on what to do it could be. I believe it was also said in the same breath (Biden) that he would make some decision/s that would not be very popular and he asked that people look past that and to trust him.

posted on Apr, 28 2009 @ 12:18 AM
I'm beginning to think that the whole "test" remark was code for "a whole bunch of BS is headed your way, America." It was spoken of to keep us guessing and telling ourselves "well, it could be worse."


posted on Apr, 28 2009 @ 01:34 AM

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posted on Apr, 28 2009 @ 01:57 AM
reply to post by raz24400

aside from a crumbling economy that cannot seem to recover.

That is a pretty large freaking test if you ask me. The global economy doesn't collapse every day. Obama has spent insane amounts of our money since taking office trying to deal with the economy. If you ask me, the swine flu is still extremely insignificant compared to the collapse of the global economy.

Now, let's see how bad the swine flu gets. Right now there are only 40 cases in the US and no deaths, so it doesn't look like any huge test if you ask me.

If anything, the absolute fascination that the media is giving the swine flu makes me think that it is just being used to distract us from all of the other crap that is going on. So, in my mind it is more of a distraction / tool than it is a test.

posted on Apr, 28 2009 @ 09:17 AM
reply to post by jam321

I found it strange that there were no public appearances or speeches from the ubiquitous teleprompter by "The One" from April 23-24 (Thursday - Saturday) when the swine-flu story was breaking on talk radio and some news sources. Now we know that "The One" was golfing (???) that weekend as the story unfolded. Hmmmm, strange. Methinks he was on the crapper from Thursday-Saturday, and then on the golf course Sunday for photo ops. That Mexican fellow who showed Obam around Mexico city and then ended up dead two days after Obama left Mexico for Trinidad was the recipient of whatever was targeted at "The One." Those who later died and came down with swine-flu symptoms are "collateral damage."

Add to this the national news articles on April 22 and 23 regarding MIchelle Obama admitting glibly that she loves to sneak out of the White House at night with a few Secret Service Agents to chow down on fast food burgers and comfort food. She said that she really likes the "three guys burger!" I'll bet she does! Those Secret Service dudes couldn't stop an Iraqi journalist from throwing not one, but two, shoes at GWB. How are they supposed to keep Michelle from getting food poisoned ( or worse ) while on a Munchie run? You tell me. And, if I knew that she really likes the "three guys" burgers, well, if I am a jihadist fanatic, or terrorist, or nutcase, all I have to do is camp out at a "three guys" joint close to the White House and wait for Michelle to pop up again some night. Is she an idiot? Is Obama an idiot? Both like to eat fast food and comfort food ( when not having pizzas shipped in from distant states ) as evidenced by all of those photo ops on the campaign trail and while "vacationing" (???) in Hawaii ( imagine if you will a "special" sno-cone handed to "The One" ).

Obama and his wife are naive to the nth degree. They don't seem to grasp the fact that there are a lot of strange people out there in the world who would just love to knock them off. Hell, I know that "The One" is just another empty suit who has a gilded tongue ( when he has access to a teleprompter...Harry Reid said that Obama told him, "I have a gift" in regards to his teleprompted speech reading skills ). I can put up with this poseur for three and a-half more years. But there are "taxi-drivers, religious nuts, and black ops people who would like to make him face his mortality. Hey, the moron still doesn't really comprehend precisely why the Secret Service didn't want him using his Blackberry 24/7 due to security considerations. What an idiot.

Obama's air-headed change and hope spiels, his far left ideology, his in over his head inexperience, and his wife's similar traits ( remember those $14,000 earrings she wore on the night he won the election? ) are putting him in crosshairs that he doesn't know are out there ( or that he chooses to gleefully ignore for some reason or other...maybe he actually thinks he really is "The Chosen One" ). Meanwhile he wrecks our economy, attacks private enterprise with governmental takeovers, raps continually about changing the fundamental fabric of America, and, along with Pelosi, Reid, Biden, Clinton ( what a rogues gallery, eh ), and other Democratic socialists in Washington, is overseeing the biggest power grab in world political history!

Meanwhile, he golfs while illegals flood across the border so that they can use our medical facilities to "cure" their swine-flu epidemic, thus spreading the disease into our country at the same time. And what about the "gringo touristas" who have not cut down on vacations to Mexico because our government and Napolitano Homeland Security debacle won't close the borders ( ...can't get those illegals upset because the Democrats are going to give them all amnesty over the next 2-3 years so that they can vote for "The One" and keep him in office forever...oh, god! ).

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