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0BAMA: Writer embraces Limbaugh talking points

Letter by Jim Groves, Gig Harbor on Aug. 22, 2011 at 9:52 am with 26 Comments »
August 22, 2011 2:20 pm

Re: “Unfortunately, president has succeeded” (letter, 8-20).

I understand completely why The News Tribune allowed this writer to pour out her Rush Limbaugh talking points. It gives those with a sense of fairness and neutrality a look at how blinded ideology can shape one’s thinking.

There is no doubt that portions of America are feeling this recession, but to lay the entire spectrum of problems at President Obama’s feet is sheer nonsense and unbridled hyperbole.

The writer’s Limbaugh talking points were weak at best, but the last statement was the weakest, in which she tries to convince her readers that she had an epiphany about Obama and decided that casting a no vote would somehow show her “black friends and acquaintances” that she and Limbaugh knew well in advance what was going to happen to the economy.

Penning pomposity with no facts shows one’s lack of objective thinking and independence.

 

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  1. It is a Walden characteristic to be bombastic and uninformed and just generally nuts. I’m mostly immune and simply shake my head a little. The only scary part is that she can still get through TSA screening.

  2. LarryFine says:

    Speaking of talking points… one more “limbaugh” letter and we’ll have a pattern.

    Kooky.

    There is definately a sense of reality settling in over my “hope and change” disciple friends.

  3. When one comes out in support of any one who is on “your side”, no matter how delusional they are, it kinda cuts your credibility a bit Larry.

  4. LarryFine says:

    … and you have the audacity to even mention “credibility” to me ??? Nice…

    .
    Really?
    Submitted by moderate on August 11, 2007 – 6:32am.
    Mr. Lyle’s musings weren’t even worth publishing. Such infantile thoughts should have expired around the 5th grade. Then again, what can you expect from an authoritarian personality?
    ….
    lmao

  5. Perfect! You respond to my post about your lack of credibility and you quote a different poster who you continue to maintain – with nothing other than your “deductive reasoning” to support your claim that that person is me.

    You truly are incredible.

  6. Vox_clamantis_in_deserto says:

    Penning pomposity with no facts shows one’s lack of objective thinking and independence.

    And voting for an individual solely because of his race, while ignoring his far-left rhetoric, constant refusal to go on record with a simple yes or no vote, glaring lack of experience, and his numerous relationships with dubious individuals shows what, Jimmy?

    Of course, Jim here could never be accused of blind faith — solid democrat that he is.

  7. vox has it right. An acquaintance of mine accused me of not respecting her political views. This from a woman whose reason for voting for Obama was in part due to the fact that it was “time” for a black president and, with a shrug, she concluded…I just want something different. Such depth of thought and discernment!

  8. LarryFine says:

    Since you issued an unsolicited attack on me (What ever happened to your June 3, 2010 at 6:14 am Eleanor Roosevelt quote?) I thought I’d add to your frustration… and I guess I did.

  9. Who keeps a journal of other’s comments??????????

  10. I wonder if those “quotes” are edited…..

  11. “sozo says:
    August 23, 2011 at 8:12 am
    vox has it right. An acquaintance of mine accused me of not respecting her political views. This from a woman whose reason for voting for Obama was in part due to the fact that it was “time” for a black president and, with a shrug, she concluded…I just want something different. Such depth of thought and discernment!”

    How much “thought and discernment” went behind voting a ticket with Palin on it?

    Possibly “something different” happened to include a black man that was opposing the same old songs from the Republican Party.

    I challenge a Republican voter from 2008 to tell us what McCain/Palin ran as a platform – short of “the other guy is a terrorist/Muslim/illegal candidate”

    I’m wondering why the subject of “black” entered the picture between sozo and friend. There was so much more to discuss about the 2008 election.

  12. Country First…

  13. My acquaintance brought his race into the conversation as it turns out. Not I.

  14. As I’ve said here before, I dislike President Obama’s white half as much as his black half as I presume both halves form the ideology by which he operates.

  15. actually sozo…..it was the original letter writer who brought her race and the race of her acquaintances up in the first place. (but then, that isn’t unusual of Constance)

  16. Country First…

    and other empty words.

  17. LarryFine says:

    … like “hope and change” ….

  18. Every once in awhile you write something that makes sense – that was one.

  19. I don’t enjoy stupid comedy. His rant reminds me of the very unfunny Dumb movies. I never really saw the appeal of the Stooges either….but, to each his own.

  20. LarryFine says:

    … I feel the same way about Letterman.

  21. LarryFine says:

    … and alFranken…

  22. so all Dems named Al have run-on names?

    to be consistent, shouldn’t you do it like you do for Gore – no caps – alfranken

  23. LarryFine says:

    No, the capital F has significance.

  24. theglovesRoff says:

    I enjoyed the clip, since it relates the truth.

    bB, if you don’t like the stooges, why the obsession?

  25. tgR – because Jimm named himself after one of them.

    to quote xx:

    duh!

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