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"The President Who Became an Actor": And This Year's Oscar Goes To... Barack Obama

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posted on Apr, 24 2011 @ 04:15 PM

If Ronald Reagan was known as the actor who became a president, then perhaps Barack Obama should become known as the president who became an actor.

For every facial movement evinced, every gesture of the hand, every word enunciated by the 44th president turns out to be a complete charade.

This is the guy who ran for the presidency presenting himself before the US nation, hand on heart, as the candidate who would end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan; end the killing of civilians in those countries; and the brutalizing of young American men. Two years on, Obama has donned the costume of US commander-in-chief with ever-frightening zeal. Far from ending the wars, Obama has not only ramped up America's foreign wars of aggression, he has expanded them into new territories, including Pakistan, Libya and East Africa, adding countless more innocent lives to Washington's global death toll.

This is the guy who promised to close the American gulag of Guantanamo Bay where hundreds of men have been rendered by kidnapping from various parts of the world, tortured and held without trial, not one of them convicted. Two years on, promise broken. US rendition and torture is still standard practice, a fact to which American soldier Bradley Manning can testify simply because he showed the moral courage to tell the truth about such US crimes against humanity

Loved this article, as sounds like a perfect fit for Obama.

What's really sad is this fits for all presidents, and maybe because I have never really paid a lot of attention to the candidates, as I did to the unprecedentedly hyped Barack Obama, and there was so many people loved his rhetoric and "hope" and "change" that this one was so disappointing.

This guy had everyone swooning, and a lot were "level-headed" people who were intelligent. I hope they look and see the political system for what it really is.... Broken and owned by corporations. The political system as a whole needs to be replaced as this one is corrupted.

These puppets who maintain the status quo need to go!!

Any thoughts?


posted on Apr, 24 2011 @ 04:18 PM
Yes. great article. We need to bring the troops home, but I think that the government is too scared to face the monster it has created.

posted on Apr, 24 2011 @ 04:22 PM
This is why I dont vote, the system will never change and we would be foolish to think otherwise. Obama just stings as he seemed the real deal to a lot of people however it was all a big lie and just away for the overlords to laugh at the hopes of thr masses a little bit more.

posted on Apr, 24 2011 @ 04:23 PM
And the Oscar for best female in a supporting role goes to Hillary (fear-monger) Rotten Clinton.

posted on Apr, 24 2011 @ 04:35 PM
Here's the problem with Obama, 3 years after become POTUS:

He's young ( for a President ), charismatic, dynamic and a good orator ( especially with his teleprompter

All of those positive traits that he displayed in 2008 that led naive people to think that he was offering genuine ''change'', have become the reason why people are so cynical, jaded and, above all, disappointed about his tenure as POTUS.

People, the world over, are becoming more and more disillusioned with the charade of their electoral processes and are getting more and more aware that whoever they elect - no matter how good they appear to be on their campaign trail - are still going to be a continuation of the string-puppets that have preceded them.

posted on Apr, 24 2011 @ 04:47 PM
Amazing someone else realizes the reflection they have on eachother...Ray gun and O bommer...insert biblical hem...the antichrist and his false prophet....heres a spooky 1...revelations said 27 years tribulation...ray gun 84+27=2011 armageddon. Revelations 13:11-18 the false prophet has 2 horns like a lamb and spoke like a dragon astrology(chinese obama is a metal ox)...and everyone agrees he has a serpents tongue, the book said the false prophet would bring peace to the middle east for 3.5 years....remember all the optimism from the middle east before obama took office...insert 3.5 years after and egypt is unleashed....WE HAVE WOKEN TO THE LIES!! Now prepare to me a "MAN" and "GOVERN OURSELVES" with the guidance of the god within!! STOP LOOKING FOR ANSWERS FROM SOMEONE ELSE>>>THINK FOR OURSELVES!!

this is only about o bommer...and USA becoming an Obama I will not mention ray guns pattern....well except who is the only leader to rise upon the beast and recieve a mortal wound and survive...only one president has survived a mortal wound....BUT ON A POSITIVE...the lords messenger should be here aswell to clear this up in the aftermath...still a way to go...but we have almost made it...KEEP FAITH

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posted on Apr, 24 2011 @ 05:22 PM
so what do actors and polticians both have in common?

answer : the both get paid to MAKE you BELIEVE that they are something they are not.

thats why actors and politicians get along so well.

they both lie for a living.

i never once believe any word that came out of obamas mouth not once

why because all politicans lie thats what they do .

i think a porn award should go to obama for being the best at screwing us all over.
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posted on Apr, 24 2011 @ 06:10 PM

I wass just thinking, the other day, how it now seemed as if Obama is even convinced, by the media, that it is not about what action he takes. Instead, all that matters is what speech he gives on a particular topic. Once he speaks to an issue, it seems to just disappear, as if the problem no longer exists, and it's off to the next.

The April 13 speech, titled "The Country We Believe In" contains a whole host of vagaries...

The first step in our approach is to keep annual domestic spending low by building on the savings that both parties agreed to last week – a step that will save us about $750 billion over twelve years.

What does that even mean? And he continues with

We will make the tough cuts necessary to achieve these savings, including in programs I care about, but I will not sacrifice the core investments we need to grow and create jobs.

Cuts to what, then? Who needs specifics? The man said there will be cuts, so that's good enough, right?

We’ll invest in medical research and clean energy technology. We’ll invest in new roads and airports and broadband access. We will invest in education and job training.

Invest what? More borrowed money, even though the people are saying to stop borrowing? Where else is he going to get it? Nobody knows and he ain't saying.

The second step in our approach is to find additional savings in our defense budget...
The third step in our approach is to further reduce health care spending in our budget...

While we are here, let's at his little segment on healthcare.

Already, the reforms we passed in the health care law will reduce our deficit by $1 trillion.

Really? Already? But, hasn't the CBO issued a statement that repealing the bill would result in losing only $210 billion, over ten years? And...

Now, we believe the reforms we’ve proposed to strengthen Medicare and Medicaid will enable us to keep these commitments to our citizens while saving us $500 billion by 2023...

Does he just make up the numbers as he goes?


We will make the tough cuts necessary to achieve these savings, including in programs I care about,

he goes on to specifically exclude SS and Medicare. Two of the most expensive programs, most likely where there is the most waste, corruption, mismanagement, etc.

Fortunately, for Obama anyway, many Americans don't understand the term "deficit". They only assume it is a bad thing, so when Obama or Boehner either one says something will "reduce" it, they think the problem is being solved. Reducing the amount of money you are spending, which you do not have in the first place, is comical. Why don't we demand they "eliminate" the deficit. That is the only thing that will save us. "Reducing" is like putting a bandaid on a sucking chest wound.

But, like the OP said, Obama is getting better in his acting abilities. And, that'll probably be all it takes for a 2012 repeat. Well, that along with another weak Republican option (like in 2008) and the continued Rep and Dem financial squeezing out of a viable third party.

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posted on Apr, 24 2011 @ 07:21 PM
No POTUS has been under more constraints then Obama since the days of Eisenhower. Obama is walking a real fine line that gets thinner by the day. TPTB run the show and Obama is just another puppet.

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