Republicans are Mad Because Obama is the President They Wished George W. Bush Had Been

bush_obamaIt’s no secret that the vast majority of Republicans absolutely loathe President Obama. While some of it has to do with racism (especially among the tea party ranks), a lot of it stems from their jealousy of his presidency.


George W. Bush is going to go down as one of the most disastrous presidents in our nation’s history. Following his exit from the White House, he basically had one last shot at redemption: a peaceful and stable Iraq. Well, with the rise of ISIS – due in large part to the Iraq War destabilizing the entire region – that “dream” is over. Not only is Iraq plagued with horrific violence right now, but much of the Middle East has been engulfed in utter chaos because of the destabilization of the region following Bush’s war.

But even going beyond Bush’s failures internationally, his economic polices were an epic disaster here at home. Near the beginning of his presidency he professed that his tax cuts would balance the budget within a decade; instead, they nearly doubled our national debt during his eight years and his policies sent this country toward the worst economic recession in nearly a century.

Enter President Obama seven years ago. Obama was tasked with the unenviable task of becoming president in the middle of a complete economic meltdown, two wars and a country spiraling out of control. And despite what you might hear from the GOP, Fox News or the rest of the conservative media, this president has been one of the most successful in our nation’s history.

That fact really ticks off Republicans because they’ve done just about everything they can to sabotage his presidency, yet they’ve failed at nearly every turn.

Not only that, but he’s done things that Bush could have only dreamed of doing.

In just just his first six years in office, coming off the worst recession since the Great Depression, President Obama has already created more jobs than Bush did during his entire eight years in Washington.

He also created more jobs in 2014 than Bush did during any year he was in office.

On top of job growth and economic recovery, President Obama has been infinitely more successful than Bush when it comes to international affairs. It took Obama two years to do what Bush couldn’t do in nearly eight – that is, order the successful killing of Osama bin Ladin. History will always show that Barack Obama was president when the world’s most wanted terrorist was found and killed, and Republicans can’t stand to think about that fact.

Then even when you look at this nuclear deal with Iran, it’s something Republicans want no part of – because their ideology really isn’t advanced enough to even fathom using diplomacy to try to avoid war. To Republicans, Iran is nothing more than a war they’ve yet to fight. When it comes to matters such as these, the only “answer” they typically have is “let’s start a war.”

The Iraq War was a perfect example. Sure, it was easy to send troops to the region, invade the country and remove Saddam Hussein from power – but then what? Well, the Bush administration clearly didn’t have a clue. Part of their selling point for the war was that it would be over in a matter of months. We even saw the embarrassing spectacle of Bush landing on an aircraft carrier in a flight suit declaring “mission accomplished” just a few weeks after the war began. The truth is, they had no idea what they were doing, how to handle it or any sort of exit strategy once the entire mess was started.


Could you imagine if President Obama did that exact same thing? Hell, the conservative media flips out if he doesn’t salute Marines properly; imagine if he landed on an aircraft carrier in a flight suit prior to over 4,000 American eventually dying in a war that he promised would only last a few weeks.

But because he’s exhausting diplomatic efforts with Iran (along with many of our allies) to avoid another disaster like the one Bush caused, Republicans are up in arms, using all sorts of “this will lead to the end of our great nation” ridiculous rhetoric. Basically because the conservative vision for our future is so simplistic and small, they can’t grasp the “bigger picture” that President Obama sees.

All the while, he’s taken a strong stance on Israel to show that we won’t let another nation dictate to us what we will or won’t do with our foreign policy – something Republicans seem far too spineless to ever do. It’s not that President Obama isn’t loyal to our ally, but it’s possible to be loyal to a nation while still thinking that nation’s leader is pompous ass who’s trying to have proxy control over your international affairs.

Though when you look at how Republicans have behaved these last few weeks concerning Israel, one has to wonder, to what country do they really pledge their loyalty? I’ve never seen a time in our history where an entire political party showed more respect to a foreign leader than they do to our own president.

But the bottom line is, President Obama has owned Republicans his entire time in office. Despite their best efforts, our economy has still grown and our unemployment continues to fall. In nearly every major legislative battle, from the government shutdown; to the Affordable Care Act; to the Keystone XL pipeline; to raising taxes on the rich; to the debt ceiling; and even funding for the Department of Homeland Security – Obama has won every battle.

This president will go down as one of the most accomplished in our nation’s history, and that fact drives Republicans crazy.

So, while Republicans will undoubtedly always hate Barack Obama, deep down many are just jealous. He’s what they wished George W. Bush could have been, but never was – a successful president.



 

Allen Clifton

Allen Clifton is a native Texan who now lives in the Austin area. He has a degree in Political Science from Sam Houston State University. Allen is a co-founder of Forward Progressives and creator of the popular Right Off A Cliff column and Facebook page. Be sure to follow Allen on Twitter and Facebook, and subscribe to his channel on YouTube as well.

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  • Sue Bowen

    OMG, this is, without a doubt, the funniest thing I’ve read all week. This is satire right? I mean, it has to be ’cause it certainly hasn’t even a smidgen of truth. Thanks for the laughs.

    • Lisa Quinn

      please explain

      • OC

        She can’t explain. She is probably one of those people who is glued to FOX daily, and buys everything they say about the President.

      • Kevin G O’Brien

        Who buys everything said about Obama? Sounds like you do.

      • OC

        Nope. Witty retort though.

      • Kevin G O’Brien

        Hahahaha. Maroon.

      • OC

        Awesome name calling. Too busy to feel hurt right now. Maybe later.

      • Kevin G O’Brien

        It’s not name calling. It’s recognition.

      • OC

        ok

      • Sue Bowen

        First President to have a social security number from a state he has never lived in.
        First President to preside over a cut to the credit-rating of the United States.
        First President to be held in contempt of court for illegally obstructing oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.
        First President to require all Americans to purchase a product from a third party.
        First President to spend $50 billion on “shovel-ready” jobs when there was no such thing as “shovel-ready” jobs.
        First President to order an amnesty program that stopped the deportation of illegal immigrants across the U.S., including those with criminal convictions.
        First President to demand a company hand-over $20 billion to one of his political appointees.
        First President to tell a CEO of a major corporation to resign.
        First President to terminate America’s Space Shuttle program.
        First President to cancel the National Day of Prayer and to say that America is no longer a Christian nation.
        First President to have a law signed by an auto-pen without being present.
        First President to arbitrarily declare an existing law unconstitutional and refuse to enforce it.
        First President to threaten insurance companies if they publicly spoke out on the reasons for their rate increases.
        First President to tell a major manufacturing company in which state it is allowed to locate a factory.
        First President to file lawsuits against the states he swore an oath to protect (AZ, WI, OH, IN).
        First President to withdraw an existing coal permit that had been properly issued years ago.
        First President to actively try to bankrupt an American industry (coal).
        First President to fire an inspector general of AmeriCorps for catching one of his friends in a corruption case.
        First President to appoint 45 czars to replace elected officials in his office.
        First President to surround himself with radical left wing anarchists.
        First President to hide his birth, medical, educational and travel records.
        First President to win a Nobel Peace Prize for doing NOTHING to earn it.
        First President to go on multiple “global apology tours” and concurrent “insult our friends” tours.
        First President to go on numerous lavish vacations, in addition to date nights and Wednesday evening White House parties for his friends paid for by the taxpayers.
        First President to keep a dog trainer on retainer for $102,000 a year at taxpayer expense.
        First President to fly in a personal trainer from Chicago at least once a week at taxpayer expense.
        First President to repeat the Holy Quran and tell us the early morning call of the Azan (Islamic call to worship) is the most beautiful sound on earth
        First President to side with a foreign nation over one of the American 50 states (Mexico vs Arizona).
        First President to increase surveillance of American citizens by 1,000 percent in four years
        First President to refuse to comply with a House Oversight Committee subpoena
        First President to encourage racial discrimination and intimidation at polling places
        First President to issue unlawful “Recess-Appointments” over a long weekend while the U.S. Senate remained in session (against the advice of his own Justice Department)
        First President to barricade open-air monuments during a partial government shutdown
        First President to create his own propaganda news network and “bypass journalists … [having] developed [his] own network of websites, social media and even created an online newscast to dispense favorable information and images”
        First President to personally lobby senators to violate senate rules
        First President to unlawfully seize telephone records of more than 100 reporters to intimidate and/or bully them
        First President to use the IRS to “Unfairly Target Political Enemies” as well as pro-Catholic and pro-Jewish groups
        First President to have an innocent filmmaker thrown in jail after lying about the cause for a deadly attack on U.S. Diplomats
        First President to violate the War Powers Act
        As you can see from the impressive list above, Obama has worked hard to fundamentally transform America, just as he promised during his campaign speeches.

      • Jeff Blanks

        Meanwhile, the Republicans give us needless, endless wars that waste hundreds of billions of dollars. But apparently that’s OK.

        As for the credit rating cut, that’s completely down to the Republican Congress.

      • Kevin G O’Brien

        Wrong! No wonder Progressives are so ignorant. They get this sort of stuff and believe it…. because they WANT to.

      • Jeff Blanks

        What’s the difference between you and a Republican?

      • Kevin B

        Have another hit, jeff! harry reid bottled everything up for years thereby allowing BO to abuse the Constitution and causing endless litigation in the federal courts. BO’s wrecking ball of a government will require years to fix and will become a model of “what not to do” for future presidents

      • Jeff Blanks

        Like what? WE can name some stuff.

      • KIdGallahad

        Damn – them’s some great FACTS!

      • Kevin Douthit

        That is a biggest list of bullshit I’ve ever read in my life. You are obviously so sex deprived old haggard Christian woman who hates anyone and everyone that has something or wants something you don’t have. I’m so ready for the people like you to die off so this world can change.

      • Sue Bowen

        True lib, always on the offensive. Because they have no valid defense. Sticks and stones my friend.

      • Kevin Douthit

        I’m not on the “offensive”, I’m just stating my opinion, just as people like you always do.

      • Sue Bowen

        Opinion? How could you have an opinion of me when you don’t know me. “sex deprived old haggard Christian woman who hates anyone and everyone that has something or wants something you don’t have.” If that isn’t offensive, what hell is?

      • Kevin B

        It’s always painful to watch a defenseless person in a battle of wits

      • Dale Starkey

        you should check FACTS before making up your list..shuttle program was cancelled by Geo W it just took effect during Obamas rule….as did the trillion dollar deficit Geo W handed him
        Did you forget Ronnie granted amnesty to illegals????
        Thecredit rating caused by Geo W recession?
        you are a special kind of stupid

      • Football Parent

        Hahahaha!!! Now this is funny!!!

      • Lynn Louque

        You’re a moron! That’s the explanation.You forgot first Black President? No guts to say that I bet?

      • Kevin G O’Brien

        He’s half-black. Now who’s the moron?

    • OC

      Was this as funny as what happened during the Bush presidency?

    • Charles Chambers

      Oh, no. In case you missed it, we have just taken the Iranians out of the spent fuel recycling business and opened up their entire nuclear power industry to outside inspection and monitoring *before* removing the sanctions that are limiting their economy.

      All done without firing a shot.

      In retrospect, it appears that the letter from the 47 senators to the government of Iran, along with the visit by the Israeli prime minister to Congress, likely had the effect of convincing the Iranians that they would receive more favorable treatment from the present administration than the next one.

      • Sue Bowen

        “opened up their entire nuclear power industry to outside inspection and monitoring”.

        You mean like the same promises made by Tehran to the 1968 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, or the Comprehensive Safeguards Agreement with the IAEA, or the Additional Protocols to the Safeguards with the IAEA, or the Subsidiary Agreement (Code 3.1)? Because the entire world knows they complied with exactly NONE of those promises and legal commitments to the UN and the IAEA. Tehran has consistently denied or delayed access to international inspectors. They have tightly controlled movements of the few inspectors allowed into Iran and have always used strategies and techniques to evade transparency. In fact, Iran has been referred by the IAEA to the UN Security Council because for over 40 years they have clearly been lying and evading. How about Natanz or Isfahan or Arak? What about the stories behind Kalaye and Lavizan-Shian? And then there’s the atrocious lies surrounding Parchin!

        So you can think you’re a smartass but really you’re just a dumbass. You really have no idea about the history of Tehran and their inability to be truthful or to comply with any agreements they enter into.

        Perhaps you’ve never heard that Muslims are allowed to lie to unbelievers in order to defeat them. The two forms are
        Taqiyya, or saying something that isn’t true and Kitman, or lying by omission. No one in their right mind would trust these people.

        And by the way, the U.S. made a number of major concessions in the proposed agreement, including giving up on fundamentally dismantling Iran’s nuclear program, which leaves Iran as essentially a threshold nuclear weapons power for as long as 25 years. Plus, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz even said that the deal would lengthen the time it would take Iran to develop a nuclear weapon to at least a year, rather than the two to three months it would now require. So if this makes you all warm and fuzzy then like I said, you’re a dumbass.

      • Jeff Blanks

        Do you hate Muslims?

      • Mainah

        Aren’t you just a hate muffin? You may want to read up on how we helped overthrow a democratically elected Prime Minister in 1953 because they were going to audit the British owned AIOC, now known as BP. The Iranians weren’t too happy to have a Shah. Gee, wonder why they hate us?

        What makes your post ridiculously scary is the fact that you have a limited view in which you see world events.

      • Sue Bowen

        And what has any of that got to do with the point if my post?

      • BruceRW

        That’s what libs do . Instead of admitting what Obama did they attack you to change the subject. Right from the teachings of Saul Alinsky

      • Kevin G O’Brien

        So what’s your reason for hating us?

      • Charles Chambers

        I’m pretty sure that’s why the framework that is this agreement includes the characteristic that verification would be completed satisfactorily before the sanctions would be lifted. Verification completed satisfactorily by an internal organ of the same agency (the IAEA) before the UN will vote on lifting the sanctions. The lifting of all sanctions simultaneously and automatically is not part of this framework.

        You did catch that detail from the original press conference, correct?

        The history of this issue is that the Iranians were
        seeking to develop the business potential presented by nuclear waste by being ready, willing, and able to refine spent fuel material back into fuel rods. That’s been their defense for years.

        This agreement ends that business opportunity for them.
        Perhaps, in the interest of minimizing government interference in the affairs of Business, it shouldn’t???

      • Kevin G O’Brien

        Refer to Clinton’s deal with N. Korea. The same things you just said were said then. Doesn’t make them so. The amount of lies from this administration, and you still take them at face value? Holy cow.

      • Kevin B

        Pixie dust…..you forgot to mention thst you believe in pixie dust

      • Kevin G O’Brien

        And you still believe you can keep your doctor and insurance plan because your god would never lie, right? A bad, dangerous deal you brag about? No wonder we’re going down the crapper.

      • Kevin B

        You believe that? What a maroon!

  • annum004

    Bush=NWO
    Obama=bridging the gap between christians and islam.

    • Sue Bowen
      • annum004

        True native “Kenyans” are not originally “muslim” or Islamic.
        These guys are fish out of water and this is a result of being who they are not.
        NWO is another example leading to similar results.

      • Sue Bowen

        I’m thinking Obama is not up to the job. http://www.thereligionofpeace.com/Pages/ChristianAttacks.htm

      • annum004

        I would at least leave Africa out of it because they’re not originally muslim, nor pakistan and india etc.. Obama might have a problem with that if he doesn’t trace his roots far enough back. I don’t know. 🙁
        -But unilateral control and manipulation of man hasn’t ever led to anything good.

      • Jeff Blanks

        Is Obama the president of Kenya?

      • Sue Bowen

        I was responding to someone’s post. Your comment is off point there cupcake.

      • I thought the crusades were all the Christians fault. The what were the Arabs doing in the Middle Ages conquering North Africa even into Spain, and then moving into Central Africa. Central Africa is now majority Christian, not because of slaughter, but because of Evangelization. The desire to live in peace. That’s not good enough for militant Arabs, who have spent the last 30 or 40 years in wiping out entire villages of Christians, killing them or taking them as slaves. If all religions are equally brutal, as some say, then why are Christians not going around beheading people. Yes the Kenyan people are not originally Muslim, and most of them do not want to be.

      • annum004

        Good point.
        -Now if only the “Kenyan’s” can revert back to their own roots and faith.

    • Susan

      Surely you jest?

  • Derek

    YES WE DID!

    • Gunner Birkemeier

      NO YOU DIDN’T! Lmao, you people are so blind to reality

      • Derek

        You people? As in,”You black people?”

      • Gunner Birkemeier

        Yes, actually. But that’s not what I was saying. I meant you people as in democrats, but the black thing applies here also.

      • Derek

        Yes, it was what you were sayin’.

      • Gunner Birkemeier

        I’m glad you know what I was saying, and that you know what I meant. Maybe if you used some of that superior intelligence you would see what Obama is really about. Doubt it though.

      • Derek

        Most Righties are racists.

      • Gunner Birkemeier

        Aaaaand there’s the “racist” card. How cute. You do realize that that’s getting real old to the majority of the U.S.. It’s even getting old to a lot of the minorities. Facts are not racism, no matter if they hurt your feelings or not. Blacks (at least the majority of them) voted for Obama simply because he was black. The remainder of the blacks votes for him because they thought they would get free stuff. The few that didn’t vote for him are the ones who used their brains, and they should be the role models of the black community, not rappers. Once again, everything I have said is fact. Sorry if it hurts your feelings but I’m not into the PC bullshit.

      • Derek

        Racism isn’t a game.

      • Sue Bowen

        I think the left has overplayed their hand and turned using the race card for EVERYTHING under the sun into a joke, not a game.

      • Derek

        Why does righty think racism is a game of cards?

      • Jeff Blanks

        Someone once referred to “playing the ‘playing the race card’ card”, which I think sums it up perfectly.

      • Derek

        You think it’s a game?

      • Charles Chambers

        No hardly. A piece of humor to the effect that the ObamaCare enrollment of Ted Cruz had been canceled by executive order generated THOUSANDS of spontaneous racist responses until it was recognized as humor.

      • Sue Bowen

        Well without a doubt there are more than enough racists on either side and in the middle for that matter. I just abhor people who have to jump right there without there being even a hint of racism in someone’s words. Just because POTUS is bi-racial need not make every freaking thing anyone says who opposes his political views racist. It eliminates the possibility of discourse right off the bat and is just so weak. To me it’s just something to hide behind instead of actually engaging intelligently. I’m just sick to death if it when it isn’t warranted. And being a Constitutional Conservative or a Tea Party member does NOT automatically make one a racist! People who say so are just bigots themselves.

      • Jeff Blanks

        Yep, racist.

      • Sue Bowen

        Most Lefties are ignorant, pompous, blind followers. And many are also racists.

      • Derek

        You’re a frothy mess.

      • Jeff Blanks

        Yeah, we’re so racist that we nominated a half-black guy named BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA as the Democratic candidate for President. (Well, for really broad values of “we”; I don’t really think Obama is truly a man of the Left, nor do I think that the Dems are truly a party of the Left.)

      • Susan

        You couldn’t BE more wrong.

      • Derek

        Sorry to have ruffled your bedsheets.

      • BruceRW

        Is there anything you Dems will not say is racist? Really getting sickening. If you can’t talk to people without calling them racist what’s the sense of talking to each other.

      • Derek

        Nice attempt at spin righty, but you’re just too inept to make it stick.

      • BruceRW

        What attempt to spin? Make what stick? You make no sense.AlsoI am not a righty I am an independent and I think before I speak, You should try that sometime

      • Derek

        You’re a right wing extremist. (A nazi tea bagger; A shill for Corporations.)

      • BruceRW

        I guess thinking before you speak is to hard for you do do. I said i’m an independent. It that word is to hard for you to understand look it up in the dictionary

      • Derek

        You’re not speaking, nazi.
        You’re typing.
        I know you’re a RW tea bagger.

      • BruceRW

        OH you know I’m a RW.Would that be because I disagree with you. Everybody that disagrees with you or Obama is either a racist or a RW teabagger. Must be wonderful to go through life with your attitude and level of ignorance.

      • Derek

        You’re RW because my post bothers you… You placed RW in your handle, & you suck.

      • BruceRW

        I must admit your post does bother me because I dislike people like you who contribute nothing but name calling to conversations. And my initials are BRW. I don’t know if you understand what i’m saying but RW get it yet. My niece is 4 and she understands more then you.

      • Derek

        Sounds good, righty.
        I see through your lies.

      • Mavis Wilson

        I only speak to the problems that his white side has,so I can;t be racist. Anyone who thinks all white people or all Republicans’s make racism remarks are racists.

  • Derek

    Thank you, President Obama.

  • Kerouac421

    I received a message that stated “hold on, your message is waiting to be approved by the Forward Progressives”. I was under the impression that this website was run by DISQUS.COM, so what gives? Is this site being ,” spoofed”
    Are you folks afraid of something that just might go against your grain?

  • Woodrow_Plant

    The Saudis are now seeking an off-the-shelf nuke of their own and will get it. Do you want to blame Bush for this or does history even matter, only that we ‘love’ Obama?

  • BillMM1

    List of Liberal Truths:
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    5……….

    • Brian

      the only truth a liberal needs is the fact that the entire republican party has done nothing for a single middle class or poor citizen in this country for over 30 years. ( Prove me wrong and write a list of anything factual they did for a single person who didn’t have a bank account in the millions) also when they shut down our government again, at a cost of over 28 BILLION dollars and another 800,000 jobs gone. they couldn’t keep us safe ( 911 happened on the republican watch) then they couldn’t be bothered to find never mind kill Bin Laden, they down graded our nations credit rating for the first time in our history, they tried to force women to have a baby even in the cases of incest and rape, they tripled the deficit, they killed education in every republican controlled state, they gave trillions in tax cuts to the rich with no way to pay for them, they tried to kill our unions and they are still giving tax cuts to the rich when they ship American jobs over seas, they just tried to kill the department of homeland security, they sent a treasonous letter to the Iranian government and they are hell bent on starting another decade long 3 trillion dollar war with Iran this time. always anxious to have another war where the war profiteers are making hundreds of billions of dollars and American troops are dying. They are racist , ignorant, they hate women, minorities, veterans, . they just passed another 280 BILLION dollars in tax cuts for 2000 families but they said it wasn’t in the budget to keep the veterans programs and to keep paying active duty military personnel. How simple minded are republican voters? go ahead and name a single thing ( factual thing they have done that has benefitted a single middle class or poor citizen in this country in the last 30 years. and when you cant , can we just admit republican voters are obnoxiously ignorant and naïve. who watch entirely to much faux noise as if it were a religion. speaking of religion, they high jacked the ” Christian ” name to spread hatred o gays, single mothers, minorities, veterans, the poor, and the ill. but they come to the defense of child molesters like the Duggars and the republican congressman who paid 3 little boys over 3 million dollars to keep the parents quiet about him molesting their children. they call themselves Pro life then shoot up a church and kill 8 Americans because they are black, they shoot and kill Americans ion movie theaters, and our children in their schools, they blow up government buildings in the name of religion and being a great patriot. this is how delusional , ignorant, hateful, despiteful, and sick these people are. as if Jesus Christ said in the Bible to own guns, to kill gays, to be a political idiot and a domestic terrorist . delusions run extremely deep in the party of poverty, ignorance, guns, and war . and not for nothing but faux noise only told the truth 18% of the time in the last 10 years that’s a fact . maybe if more faux noise viewers did some thing called FACT CHECKING, maybe if they had the capability to think for themselves and stop fearing everything and everyone maybe then they wouldn’t be degenerate sheep who killed more Americans than isis and al-Qaida combined. wake up and shut off the faux noise your making us all look incompetent !!!!!!!!!!!

    • wsurfs .

      Classic..!! I love it..!! ;D

  • Bill Sullivan

    This article was done by someone brain dead. Obama will go down as the worst President in the last 100 years. Even worst that that other liberal icon, Jimmy Carter. He will be the man who tried and hopefully will have failed to destroy the Constitution. A constitution that he does not understand. He thinks the Muslim Iranian Constitution is better. That is why he always try to play up Muslims and down westerners. He doesn’t have a clue and neither does those who support him.

  • Kevin G O’Brien

    That’s strange. I think Obama is worse than the worst president we’ve ever had and yet I’m not a Republican. In fact, I’m a life-long Democrat. Just not a lying, ethically challenged Progressive Democrat. This MUST be a SNL parody, or maybe from The Onion?

  • sheldon scene

    Y’all progressives are not only lost, you are also just plain deluded. How does that kool-aid taste?

    • Jeff Blanks

      Single-payer health care funding is more efficient than the American model. It costs less per person and countries that use it are generally healthier than Americans. These are facts.

  • the Burns

    Whatttt you liberal morons believe its Bush’s fault that Iraq is filled with Isis because of Bush? Blahahaha you do realize who’s in office. Bush told everyone if you do not leave some boots on the ground the Iraqis will flee.Well dummies look what Obama did.

    • Jeff Blanks

      Well, if there’d been no Iraq war, there’d be no ISIS.

  • sflcat

    LOL…I want what these folks are smoking!

  • Michael Foster

    Bob Klein has not paid inncome taxes in over 10 years. Harry Reid told me in a private conversation. You folks believe Harry Reid?

  • Rob Fisher

    This article has got to be satire. No one in their right mind could possibly believe this garbage. He took Bush’s shitty ideas, and raised them to a whole new level. The only difference is it looks intentional by Obama.

  • hankusmc

    Hmm, I have read many comments here, both positive and negative. I am convinced that most of the “naysayers” have but one primary reason to “not” like the President. That reason was hidden in the past because of “color” and is now, for that same reason, rearing it’s demonic head above the ground and waving it from side to side for all to see. It seems to me that those “hidden” prejudices have surfaced (which is a good thing) and are showing America her “true” face (without make up) especially to those who have mirrors to hold up in front of themselves. The primary reason that so many Americans are speaking out “against” President Obama (thank God for the multitudes that support him) is simple. He’s Black and in their minds, Black people cannot be good people (as if white people can be “good” people). I don’t care how many degrees you have, what kind of background you come from, how intelligent you may be at whatever you do, or how educated you are in general, some White people (including some of the very poorest ones) feel that simply because they are White, they are “better”, “smarter”, “superior”, and more “gifted” than Blacks. They take this view, not just with “some” Blacks, but “any” Black. I don’t feel sorry for them. That’s between them and God.

  • nitro

    Nothing but a bunch of bovine excrement!!!!

  • patricia

    You can’t blame Bush Cheney was so greedy for a deal he created that war to put his company on the map and he didn’t care how he got it.Let him tell it President Obama stated the war . President Obama and President Bush are friends.

  • WmThomas2424

    Is this an Onion article?