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State of the Union: Powell 'concerned' about Obama's agenda

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posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 08:04 PM
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Well coming from a black person, yes there was "black politics" involved with Powell putting his endorsement behind Obama. Why do you think Condoleezza Rice won't tell anybody who she voted for hmm?

There is nothing "racist" about what he said, folks get offended too easily nowadays.




posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 08:36 PM
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Powell was crapped on by the Bushies. He returned the favor by backing Obama. Only now he realizes that the socialist tone of Obama's campaign rhetoric was not simply tone it was a promise. "Oh crap!" I also believe that like other "Black Americans", Powell saw Obama as a "Black American". Obama never lived the "Black American" experience. He sat in his wife's Chicago church for a couple of years, apparently sleeping through the sermons while gaining street cred and future votes. That was his only "black" experience. Pigmented skin does not a "Black-American" make.

Powell and a lot of others got played!



posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 08:49 PM
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Powell voted for Obama and now he's having buyers remorse.

Powell knew exactly what Obama was when he voted for him.
Nothing has changed.
So why now all of a sudden is Powell 'concerned'??
bah!



I sure can sypmathize and empathize with your comments and feelings...

There is some good news though...Obama just fronts for the Powers that Be's agenda, he doesn't actually conceive of the agenda himself...

There is some bad news though...Obama just fronts for the Powers that Be's agenda, he doesn't actually conveive of the agenda himself...

\~/

Thanks for posting friend.



posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 09:06 PM
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Well....someone must have pulled "the toys" out of Powell's head.



posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 09:14 PM
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Originally posted by Boomer1941
Well....someone must have pulled "the toys" out of Powell's head.


That's an interesting theory, maybe they did use some form of insideous mind control on Powell to get him to endorse Omaba and the cheap made in China batteries that came with it have all ready gone dry!



posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 09:25 PM
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Originally posted by ProtoplasmicTraveler
reply to post by FlyersFan
 


There is some bad news though...Obama just fronts for the Powers that Be's agenda, he doesn't actually conceive of the agenda himself...


Precisely PT! This nobody got elected. How? *Cough.... George.... choke... gag..... Soros...... cough* Sorry, something was stuck in my throat. Oh yeah, it was the "Powers that Be's" that got the "law professor without a country" elected.

BTW, thanks for posting this thread. Every stitch of this travesty has to be scrutinized.



posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 09:38 PM
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Originally posted by Hemisphere

Originally posted by ProtoplasmicTraveler
reply to post by FlyersFan
 


There is some bad news though...Obama just fronts for the Powers that Be's agenda, he doesn't actually conceive of the agenda himself...


Precisely PT! This nobody got elected. How? *Cough.... George.... choke... gag..... Soros...... cough* Sorry, something was stuck in my throat. Oh yeah, it was the "Powers that Be's" that got the "law professor without a country" elected.

BTW, thanks for posting this thread. Every stitch of this travesty has to be scrutinized.


He got elected with a 2 Billion dollar 4 year multi media Maddison Avenue/Hollywood Production kind of Presidential campaign the likes that U.S. Politics have never seen.

If you really think 2 Billion dollars came from little old ladies 5.00 at a time in this economy...well lets just say I hope what ever made someone think that is only a recreational substance!

Sadly it's become a hard to kick kool-aide habit for this nation. Obama's campaign began the night he delivered the Key Note Speach at the Democratic National Convention in 2004.

He literally did nothing of substance in the Senate or as a Senator!

I have read all 124 bills he attempted to author in the Senate that are stored online at the Thomas Beta Section of the Library of Congress dot com.

Hardly any of them complete, almost none of them co-sponsored, and none of them passed into law...

I sat watching this last election like it was a horror movie literally screaming to myself if he has all these great ideas where they heck or they because he sure didn't try to introduce anything but bad and poorly presented ideas in the United States Senate...

The amazing thing was it was all there documented for anyone to read including the mainstream medias political pundits who kept calling him a genious and sharp and full of the ideas that the nation needed...

I truly could not believe any human being who read those 124 pieces of Sentate legislation he tried to author, and his scant political and business track record and his questionable associations with guys like Rizzo would be so flattering about the man in a million years.

That's the power of the mass media though, that's the power of lying to people and telling them the little they really crave to hear...it will be alright, things will change, for the better, I can do it.

Anyone who actually researched or studied the guy would have known he wouldn't have had a snow balls chance in hell of doing any such thing.

It was all just an exercize in brilliant marketing and packaging and big, big dollar media.

America's been had, and had again, and there really isn't much left to have it's been had so much...

people really do need to wake up my friend, or there may never be any escaping this nightmare we are in.



posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 09:54 PM
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All this is making me wonder if Colin Powell isn't planning to step forward now and fill the GOP leadership vacuum, with the idea of possibly running for pres. in 2012. Wouldn't be a bad thing at all if he did.



posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 10:01 PM
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Originally posted by MysticSky
All this is making me wonder if Colin Powell isn't planning to step forward now and fill the GOP leadership vacuum, with the idea of possibly running for pres. in 2012. Wouldn't be a bad thing at all if he did.


I would have felt much better about Powell as President than McCain or Obama.

He has some excellent leadership capibilities is versed on International Affairs and knows a number of the players. He seems usually to be pragmatic and studious in his approaches.

I couldn't quite fathom why he would endorse someone like Obama but evidently he is also a man big enough to concede when he's made a mistake and that's a big plus in my book too.

Thanks for posting.



posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 10:21 PM
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Very interesting... thanks for the post Op, S&F sir!


Like any relationship, the first six to nine months are called the honeymoon period and it is obvious the honeymoon is over...

Conservatives that voted for our current President did so out of frustration of their political party and those decision are coming back to haunt.


Maybe after some intensive therapy they will be able to forgive themselves of their decision!


My thoughts, Ciao!



posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 10:44 PM
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Originally posted by rgseymour
Very interesting... thanks for the post Op, S&F sir!


Like any relationship, the first six to nine months are called the honeymoon period and it is obvious the honeymoon is over...

Conservatives that voted for our current President did so out of frustration of their political party and those decision are coming back to haunt.


Maybe after some intensive therapy they will be able to forgive themselves of their decision!


My thoughts, Ciao!


Thanks my friend.

Talk about an unlucky choice indeed. Lets hope if they need therapy Obama's national health care plan will cover it for them!

People should always be careful what they wish for, you never know when they will get it!

Thanks for posting.



posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 11:00 PM
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So some people here accuse Powell of being racist while others are saying his words against Obama's ambition are typical due to him being of a different political party. Some people here are even bringing up the fact that Powell was part of the Bush administration once and using that to determine what he is saying now.

Ok to these different people first off all I say this:

1. He isn't being racist by making his honest opinion so get over your freaking race war stereotypical fits already because they annoy me. OH HE'S SAYING SOMETHING NEGATIVE ABOUT OBAMA! HE'S A RACIST! Oh so I'm assuming that the black people who said things against Bush when he was in office are not racist for their comments? A lot of people disliked Bush when he was in office and the same is happening now because they can read between the red and white lines on the flag they present so often as if it dismisses any possible theft.

Race doesn't make good values, only the choices made by someone determines how good they are.

2. Secondly just because someone was once part of something doesn't make it a permanent thing. The phrase "Once a thief, always a thief" would need to be corrected to "Once a thief, a thief again by choice". Get the idea yet? I would hope so for your own sanity's sake. Powell could probably see the crumbling of the system shortly after he was with the Bush administration in fact It's pretty obvious he did. Now he's just seeing similarities to the Obama administration right?

He is making an observation and to denounce someone as being honest just because they are stating an opinion isn't the best idea. I'm sure most politicians are starting to disagree with the chaos ever present within the administrations they cling to and it's to be expected.

Remember politicians deceive each other more often than you'd expect regardless if both parties work on similar goals to the same end. Even with elections being somewhat rigged it doesn't change the fact that what lies we see on the outside are not on the inside of the same system as well.


I hope more politicians wise up sometime soon before true chaos ensues. If enough people see the faults with what is going on the world could very well end up having a REAL change for once. Obama seems to be executing more orders because it's what he seems to be good at. A few words here and there, tell people what to do for him without questions as to why.

That's what I see and it's becoming more apparent these days..and not just to lowly civilians but to those around him.



posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 11:08 PM
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The poor decisions we make in life and wish we could have back are those that are made out of anger...


We all know the current situation... the rest of us are forced to live with the repercussions of those poor decisions.


However, we are in this boat together, so we will all have to see this through together... good, bad, or indifferent... I am ready!


Ciao!



posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 11:09 PM
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Originally posted by Lazyninja

Originally posted by GorehoundLarry
It's ironic a guy who served in the Bush Administration is "concerned" about the new President.

Really? The administration that is responsible for the death over a million Iraqis and over a thousand US soldiers. (and according to some, responsible for the death on 9/11)


Death of over a million Iraqis is not an American issue,


You're right. It's not, we're only responsible for it.





posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 11:11 PM
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I hope more politicians wise up sometime soon before true chaos ensues. If enough people see the faults with what is going on the world could very well end up having a REAL change for once. Obama seems to be executing more orders because it's what he seems to be good at. A few words here and there, tell people what to do for him without questions as to why.


I think not only are more politicians are becoming alarmed with the Obama agenda but some of the longtime White House Press Core is as well.

Hellen Thomas who has been covering the white house for decades and decades came right out in a press conference the other day and said she has never seen such a blatant attempt to control the flow of information and orchestrate apprearances and so limit the scope of topics that can be questioned, discussed and how.

Her comments were prompted to the White House Press Secretatry after another distinquished journalist started asking probing questions and making strong complaints about how Obama's most recent Town Hall meeting was being orchestrated when Hellen Thomas jumped into to not just defend the journalists complaints and concerns but to expound on them and add to her own.

The Talking Corporate Heads that appear on the Mainstream Media broadcasts are still reading verbatim what their editors give them, but the actual journalists on the front line are beginning to become alarmed, concerned and even angry...

I don't think the facade of what the Administration is doing can stand much more of what it is doing before it becomes increasingly under attack by a lot more than the tinfoil hat crowd, and the Yankee Doodle Dandy Constitutionalists crowd.

More and more people are waking up and taking note to the outright madness in Washington and the fraudelent nature of the Obama Administration and I suspect more and more people are going to continue to do so.



posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 11:16 PM
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Originally posted by rgseymour
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The poor decisions we make in life and wish we could have back are those that are made out of anger...


We all know the current situation... the rest of us are forced to live with the repercussions of those poor decisions.


However, we are in this boat together, so we will all have to see this through together... good, bad, or indifferent... I am ready!


Ciao!


No worries friend for if and when the time comes, history has proven though it might be a very well armed thin blue line that stands between us and the political elite, that it is none the less a thin line.

Hopefully our corrupt and power drunk congress people and senators have the good sense to put a stop to this insanity before it comes to that, but if they don't, we have nothing to fear but fear itself.

The Hippies on the mall protesting Vietnam could have stormed the White House and the Capital with ease and the President and the Secret Service both knew it, it's what led to the "transfering of wealth and industry off shore' to impoverish and to stupify the average American to the point that such mass protests would be hard for future individuals to afford or indulge in such massive and leisurely ways.

People who are hungry enough and desperate enough and tired of being lied to enough will in fact do some very desperate things.

Washington needs to start policing itself better for it's own sake.



posted on Jul, 3 2009 @ 11:36 PM
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IMO Powell endorsed Obama because the Republican party screwed him over and spat him out and Palin prospects as being VP . I am not sure if Powell has as much faith in Obama as his endorsement suggests . Just as long as the Republican party continues to live with its head up its ass like it has done so the dems can rest ease .

Cheers xpert11 .



posted on Jul, 4 2009 @ 12:36 AM
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sorry...I have no respect for Powell at all He was Bushe's "butt boy" and brokered the war with Iraq at the UN in spite of no credible information..
He should have quit but continued on for some time.

Then he becaame Obaha's butt boy for the election...

so now, he has doubts...who cares...in my opinion he betrayed his nation



posted on Jul, 4 2009 @ 12:48 AM
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Originally posted by wiseone11
sorry...I have no respect for Powell at all He was Bushe's "butt boy" and brokered the war with Iraq at the UN in spite of no credible information..
He should have quit but continued on for some time.

Then he becaame Obaha's butt boy for the election...

so now, he has doubts...who cares...in my opinion he betrayed his nation


I can think of maybe one or two politicians in Washington that haven't betrayed this nation.

The real question is when are we the citizens going to stop betraying the nation by letting these bafoons and theives in Washington betray it?



posted on Jul, 4 2009 @ 01:11 AM
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So he thought it was in his political interest to endorse Obama and is now seeing that the way things are going it might be in his best interest to distance himself and come back to his core audience....Ha, bs!!! He can go and be a democrat now, he can't be taken serious amongst conservatives and most republicans anymore. What is the point of classifying yourself as a Republican if you can support someone that is the polar opposite of your belief system. How do you define trust, because to me that makes him untrustworthy. If all it takes is skin color to abandon your principles then your a shallow human being. And even if it was just him drinking the koolaid then he still abandoned his principles and for what exactly, to follow a fool. Hmmmph Powell who?



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