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Likely Voters: Lincoln, Reagan Best Presidents Obama Worse Than Carter, Nixon

By Gary P Jackson

An interesting poll from left wingers Newsweek/Daily Beast They polled likely voters asking them to rate the presidents, best to worse.

Out of the 43 men who have served as president [Grover Cleveland was both our 22nd and 24th president] only George W Bush is rated lower than Barack Obama. Even Richard Nixon, who resigned in disgrace, and the previous worst president in history James Earl Carter, rank higher than Obama. I think we can chalk Bush coming in last to who took the poll, but what does it say that Obama was only one place away from dead last, or worst president in history?

It’s easy to understand why Lincoln and Reagan are considered our best presidents [and Obama one of the worst] but I must protest the 33rd ranking of Calvin Coolidge. Coolidge was actually one of our best presidents, and the one Ronald Reagan most wanted to emulate.

The ten best presidents:

1.Abraham Lincoln, +27 points (28 percent place in top-2, 1 percent place in bottom-2)

2. Ronald Reagan, +25 points (31 percent place in top-2, 6 percent place in bottom-2)

3. Franklin D. Roosevelt, +22 points (23 percent place in top-2, 1 percent place in bottom-2)

4. John F. Kennedy, +19 points (19 percent place in top-2, 0 percent place in bottom-2)

5. (tie) George Washington, +15 points (16 percent place in top-2, 1 percent place in bottom-2)

5. (tie) Bill Clinton, +15 points (28 percent place in top-2, 13 percent place in bottom-2)

7. Thomas Jefferson, +6 points (6 percent place in top-2, 0 percent place in bottom-2)

8. (tie) Teddy Roosevelt, +5 points (5 percent place in top-2, 0 percent place in bottom-2)

8. (tie) Harry S. Truman, +5 points (5 percent place in top-2, 0 percent place in bottom-2)

10. Dwight D. Eisenhower, +4 points (5 percent place in top-2, 1 percent place in bottom-2)

The ten worst presidents:

33.(tie) Andrew Johnson, -2 points (0 percent place in top-2, 2 percent place in bottom-2)

33. (tie) Warren G. Harding, -2 points (0 percent place in top-2, 2 percent place in bottom-2)

33. (tie) Calvin Coolidge, -2 points (0 percent place in top-2, 2 percent place in bottom-2)

36. (tie) Lyndon B. Johnson, -3 points (1 percent place in top-2, 4 percent place in bottom-2)

36. (tie) Gerald Ford, -3 points (1 percent place in top-2, 4 percent place in bottom-2)

38. Herbert Hoover, -4 points (0 percent place in top-2, 4 percent place in bottom-2)

39. George H.W. Bush, -9 points (4 percent place in top-2, 13 percent place in bottom-2)

40. Jimmy Carter, -20 points (5 percent place in top-2, 25 percent place in bottom-2)

41. Richard Nixon, -24 points (2 percent place in top-2, 26 percent place in bottom-2)

42. Barack Obama, -25 points (11 percent place in top-2, 36 percent place in bottom-2)

43. George W. Bush, -39 points (4 percent place in top-2,
43 percent place in bottom-2)

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Michele Bachmann: I Stand For The Same Values That My Parents Stood For When We Were [Carter] Democrats

By Gary P Jackson

Here’s an interesting little bit of information about Michele Bachmann. It seems her family were democrats. Not shocking on it’s own. Hell, Ronald Reagan was a democrat for half of his life. But they weren’t just any democrats. Michele and her husband actually worked to elect Jimmy Carter, the second worst president in history, after Obama, and a socialist.

I know people can change, and this interview is a couple years old, but just how much has she really changed?

Surrounding herself with GOP insiders instead of solid Conservatives may provide the answers. The GOP estblishment has always been little more than democrat lite, and has been moving steadily to the left for years. That Bachmann has chosen to throw in with the establishment, rather than Conservative members of the Republican Party says it all.

Now you know why former Carter AND Mondale staffer [and faux conservative] Charles Krauthammer speaks so well of Bachmann. Birds of a feather and all.

From The Hill: [empahsis mine]

Bachmann was a Jimmy Carter Democrat

Speaking to the St. Cloud Times about her growing role on the national stage, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) references her past as a diehard Carter-Mondale supporter:

Q: You’ve been described as Democrats’ Public Enemy No. 1. How do you feel about being a target?

A: In being forceful and fighting for the positions that I’m standing for, I obviously must pose a threat for liberals advancing their agenda. I say that because I grew up a Democrat in a Democrat family. My husband and I both worked on Jimmy Carter’s presidential campaign. The first time I ever came to Washington was to dance at Walter Mondale’s inaugural ball. It was a thrill for my husband and me, and we were both happy to work on behalf of Walter Mondale and Jimmy Carter. We really believed in them when we were in college. So in some ways I don’t understand why the Democratic Party would be opposed to me, because I stand for the same values that my parents stood for when we were Democrats.

Caveat emptor.


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Outrageous: Barack Obama “Not Interested In Victory” In War On Terror!

This is beyond contemptible. It’s dangerous and even un-American. This guy, our supposed “commander-in-chief,” is beyond description here. He’s Neville Chamberlain, wrapped up in Jimmy Carter, with a order of Code Pink on the side.

Not interested in victory?

The only real job a President has that is spelled out in the Constitution is protecting the Constitution, and protecting the nation, and this guy has blown it both times. Obama hasn’t followed the Constitution since day one with all of his communistic programs, like cap and tax, and the freedom and liberty destroying ObamaCare fiasco.

Oddly enough, when it comes to Obama himself, victory is cool. After he took office and the complaints were flying that he wouldn’t engage with the Republicans, that he didn’t care about the bipartisanship he ran on, the first of hundreds of lies he has told, Obama famously said “I won.”

Lest you think this is an isolated incident:

“I’m always worried about using the word victory.”

____Barack Obama

Are you kidding me?

This man is not fit to sit in the Oval Office. Period!

We have North Korea testing long range missiles, we have Russia flexing it’s muscles, and helping Venezuela start on the path towards nuclear weapons. We have a shaky Iraq, Afghanistan is in trouble, and this pathetic man cannot step up to the pump. Iran may possibly have a nuclear weapon this year, and Obama is at the U.N and the G20 talking rainbows, unicorns, and nuclear disarmament! (For us)

The world has become exponentially more dangerous since this inexperienced “community organizer” has taken office. Obama is totally asleep at the wheel on national security and foreign relations.

Actually, that’s only partially true. For the entire time George W Bush was President, he sent messages to the Iranian people that we were not their enemy, that our quarrel was with their leaders. The implication was if they decided to rebel against the mullahs, we’d be there. Well, after the last “election” in Iran, evidently run buy ACORN’S Islamic subsidiary, the Iranian people finally decided they had indeed had enough of their oppressive government, and took to the streets, en masse.

Where was Obama? It took him weeks to formulate a response, and it was weak, and basically a hands off deal, saying it wasn’t our problem. Meanwhile brave Iranians who, like all human beings, merely desired freedom and liberty, were being slaughtered in the streets.

Nice going Obama!

On the other hand, down in Honduras, we had a dictator wannabe legally and constitutionally removed from office. Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, who like our President, is term limited, was trying to manipulate the population into allowing him to remain “president for life” much like his communist pals Hugo Chavez and the Castro brothers. In fact, world wide, Hugo Chavez, the Castro Brothers, and Barack Obama, all communists, are the only ones rooting for Zelaya!

Obama went so far as to call this an illegal coup de’tat, which is ridiculous. The Honduran military, Congress, and most importantly, their Supreme Court, had all ruled against Zelaya’s attempt to usurp their Constitution, and removed him from office, by force. This was perfectly legal. It fact, it’s exactly how a functioning government should work.

Unfortunately, the checks and balances in our own country are no longer working as well.

It’s despicable that we have one nation that is a threat to the entire world, whose leadership could have been toppled, with a possible democracy replacing it, and yet our so-called “president” did nothing, while at the same time, another nation, a functioning democracy, is about to be toppled by a communist dictator, and he sides with the dictator, and is still actively trying to force this free nation into installing this obvious traitor to his nation back in power!

This would be as if the Germans had figured Hitler out before he went off the deep end, and ousted him, only to have Roosevelt demand the Germans put him back in office! It would have been outrageous then, and it’s just as outrageous now!

The point of all of this is simply one thing. It’s obvious that Obama is not fit for office. Obama has left the United States, and the entire free world, vulnerable to attack from any number of rouge nations. Obama has abdicated America’s role as the leader of the free world.

While we have brave men and women serving, and dying in Iraq and Afghanistan, Obama couldn’t care less. Obama is still in campaign mode trying to force his liberty destroying ObamaCare monstrosity down an angry America’s throat!

America has clearly spoken, they want no part of ObamaCare. None! But it seems Obama is very interested in a victory there, because it will usurp our Constitution, and fundamentally change America into a communist nation. Clearly THAT victory would be acceptable for Obama. But victory against nations that want to destroy all of mankind, not so much.

We have our theater commanders telling Obama, in no uncertain terms, that we need more troops in Afghanistan, or we will lose. General McChrystal is requesting 30,000-40,000 troops. What is Obama doing? Nothing.

Here’s a hint Obama, this isn’t like your Senate job where you can just vote “present” you are actually expected to make a decision!

Where is Congress?

The Republican party should be demanding this man’s resignation. Obama has clearly abdicated his constitutional duty to protect our Constitution and to protect our nation. Are there no patriotic democrats left? Are the members of both parties so interested in holding on to their phony-baloney jobs that whatever Obama wants to do is fine?

What happens when Iran sends a nuke into Israel and wipes them out? How about Iraq? Europe? How about when Hugo Chavez gets some nukes from Russia and decides to let them fly?

It’s time for the American people to demand Obama step down, resign. He is clearly not a leader and clearly does not have America’s best interests in mind. The world is too dangerous for an “on the job training” president.

Growing up, our greatest enemy was the Soviet Union. When Ronald Reagan became President, he had a very simple strategy: “We win, they lose!”

After we were attacked on 9/11 George W Bush stated “you are either with us, or against us.”

We need leaders in this nation, not “community organizers.”

Thanks to Ace and Weasel Zippers.


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