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Seriously,  WTF is wrong with these people?

Obama campaigned against the PATRIOT Act. He campaigned against Guantánamo Bay. He campaigned against warrentless surveillance. And, as soon as he was elected he tossed his campaign promises into the trash, along with our Bill of Rights.

He failed to close Guantánamo Bay as promised. He continued warrantless surveillance and military tribunals that denied defendants basic rights. And now he claims the right to kill U.S. citizens he views as terrorists.

Whose side is he on?

The Patriot Act was renewed at his request, giving him even more power to spy and pry into our private communications without a warrant.

More Republicans voted in Favor of the Patriot Act than Democrats.

At Obama's request, Congress included in last year's National Defense Authorization Act authority for the U.S. military to arrest and detain -- indefinitely and without charge -- U.S. citizens.

222 Republicans voted in favor of Indefinite Detention; only 77 Democrats voted for it.

Section 1021 of the National Defense Authorization Act is in the NDAA because Obama wants it in there. He wants the power to detain indefinitely anyone he and the intelligence community see as a threat, whether that person is an American or not. If he didn't want it, he never would have signed it. If he didn't want it, he wouldn't have sent the Department of Justice into court to fight the lower court's stay of that specific provision of the bill.

Most House Republicans support the indefinite detention without trial of American citizens.

Barack Obama poses a clear and present threat to our civil liberties; yet -- for the past 4-years -- his supporters have apologized for, made excuses for, or wilfully ignored his actions. Their "hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil" approach to his malfeasance is akin to a classic case of the Stockholm syndrome, in which a hostage bonds with his captor despite the obvious threat to his existence.

Hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil.

Obama's war on our civil liberties is a fact -- a matter of public record -- yet his supporters keep on touting him as our "best hope."

Our best hope!

What the F*ck!  Whose side are these people on?

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I'm not implying that Mitt Romney is the lesser of... by Walter F. Wouk on Thursday, Oct 11, 2012 at 11:29:25 AM
for why those of us in swing states must vote for ... by JimZ on Thursday, Oct 11, 2012 at 12:56:18 PM
your mind is colonized with animated bat feces... by terrible freedom on Thursday, Oct 11, 2012 at 3:52:05 PM
from terrible freedom.... by BFalcon on Friday, Oct 12, 2012 at 9:04:07 PM
WTF are you referring to?  Words are cheap th... by Laurie Lazar on Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 at 1:13:43 PM
Blue State, Red State, it no longer matters which ... by Deborah Dills on Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 at 7:22:32 PM
Like the one you did in 2010?... by BFalcon on Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 at 11:58:11 PM
Democratic party of Obushma lies eternal, and some... by Don Caldarazzo on Thursday, Oct 11, 2012 at 4:49:02 PM
And I find it infuriating that our great "Fourth E... by Tony Bartoletti on Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 at 4:18:10 AM
Our entire family sung the praises of the man call... by Deborah Dills on Thursday, Oct 11, 2012 at 5:20:32 PM
Here is the list of Senators who betrayed this cou... by Deborah Dills on Thursday, Oct 11, 2012 at 6:23:53 PM
the anti-Obama left comprises less than 1% of the ... by John Sanchez Jr. on Friday, Oct 12, 2012 at 8:59:53 AM
So, in your view, anyone concerned with the preser... by Walter F. Wouk on Friday, Oct 12, 2012 at 9:16:09 AM
you miss first base by a few ballparks. There are ... by John Sanchez Jr. on Friday, Oct 12, 2012 at 10:24:22 AM
"There are plenty of Obama supporters who value ci... by Walter F. Wouk on Friday, Oct 12, 2012 at 5:38:58 PM
Here you are freely writing nonsense with impunity... by BFalcon on Friday, Oct 12, 2012 at 9:07:27 PM
that you have done anything to counter the objecti... by John Sanchez Jr. on Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 at 9:29:11 PM
but your comment"Perhaps pro Romney left would be ... by "Snake" Arbusto on Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 at 1:51:41 AM
for supporting Obama as the lesser of two evils. Y... by John Sanchez Jr. on Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 at 10:22:00 AM
If Jill Stein receives 5 Million Votes, the Green ... by eesabi on Friday, Oct 12, 2012 at 11:39:02 AM
5% of the take will be 6.64 million votes. In 2008... by John Sanchez Jr. on Friday, Oct 12, 2012 at 12:34:19 PM
I see the direction of change, and I agree the str... by Richard Pietrasz on Friday, Oct 12, 2012 at 4:16:42 PM
... by John Sanchez Jr. on Friday, Oct 12, 2012 at 6:09:13 PM
Or bailouts for the banks, instead of the little g... by Richard Pietrasz on Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 at 12:44:16 AM
Bailout was done before Obama and there is no expa... by BFalcon on Sunday, Oct 14, 2012 at 12:03:48 AM
Off the top of my head, I might agree with you tha... by Richard Pietrasz on Sunday, Oct 14, 2012 at 11:24:31 AM
disagreeing with the premise of this article, I be... by Lynne Kringler on Friday, Oct 12, 2012 at 7:04:23 PM
The corporate world divided and conquered when the... by Richard Pietrasz on Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 at 12:56:56 AM
... a radical Islamic government (or two)" ????? ... by BFalcon on Sunday, Oct 14, 2012 at 12:07:23 AM
US intervention in Iran from 1953 to 1979 resulted... by Richard Pietrasz on Sunday, Oct 14, 2012 at 11:38:15 AM
My article doesn't mention 3rd parties. It pertain... by Walter F. Wouk on Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 at 8:10:58 AM
read the book "Fame is the Spur" by Howard Spring.... by BFalcon on Friday, Oct 12, 2012 at 9:16:12 PM
You are so right, Falcon. Look how many times in j... by Lynne Kringler on Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 at 3:14:12 AM
"Ideal is the enemy of good" Any compromise, ofte... by BFalcon on Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 at 5:12:49 AM
"Here no evil, see no evil, speak no evil." Keep o... by Walter F. Wouk on Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 at 8:05:18 AM
Imagine the evil, enjoy in "finding it"  wher... by BFalcon on Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 at 11:55:59 PM
Greetings,And BALLS.  Those of you who suppor... by Kellis R. Solomon on Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 at 3:46:54 AM
Look how much we lost since 2010. So, do you poss... by BFalcon on Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 at 5:21:56 AM
And Obama gave us a 3rd Bush term.... by Walter F. Wouk on Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 at 8:06:15 AM
But the point was that 2008 was the defeat of Repu... by BFalcon on Sunday, Oct 14, 2012 at 12:09:29 AM
Is it simply getting across the November 6 finish ... by John Sanchez Jr. on Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 at 7:09:39 AM
Well written John. You said it better than I coul... by Laurie Lazar on Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 at 2:09:14 PM
First, the President is commander-in-chief of the ... by Richard Pietrasz on Sunday, Oct 14, 2012 at 11:56:45 AM
... by John Sanchez Jr. on Sunday, Oct 14, 2012 at 12:14:58 PM
but  don't argue with the Obamapologists any ... by Don Caldarazzo on Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 at 6:24:53 PM
it appears that COTO has resurrected.In my last po... by John Sanchez Jr. on Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 at 8:40:23 PM
My intellect is a celebrated wonder in circles mor... by Don Caldarazzo on Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 at 9:56:10 PM
for confirming that what you're peddling is so muc... by John Sanchez Jr. on Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 at 11:46:32 PM
do what I can.  It does sum it up.  Bles... by Don Caldarazzo on Sunday, Oct 14, 2012 at 12:30:57 AM
Actually the photo was cropped from one taken with... by John Sanchez Jr. on Sunday, Oct 14, 2012 at 2:47:37 PM
  about the nasty turn this Country has taken... by Don Caldarazzo on Sunday, Oct 14, 2012 at 11:43:22 PM
If it isn't too much of a stretch for you, note ho... by John Sanchez Jr. on Monday, Oct 15, 2012 at 8:22:05 AM
defeat Fascism by casting your Approval for it. &n... by Don Caldarazzo on Monday, Oct 15, 2012 at 12:59:39 PM
  " My intellect is a celebrated wonder in c... by BFalcon on Sunday, Oct 14, 2012 at 12:16:30 AM
might have precious time. I doubt it, but anything... by Don Caldarazzo on Sunday, Oct 14, 2012 at 12:47:33 AM
for "giants among men" and "the big boys" with sup... by BFalcon on Sunday, Oct 14, 2012 at 2:10:54 AM
Some of you have underscored the fact that Obama s... by Walter F. Wouk on Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 at 2:43:43 PM
Excellent article, sir, and excellent point just n... by Don Caldarazzo on Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 at 6:31:18 PM
I totally agree with you, as you cannot explain to... by Deborah Dills on Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 at 7:15:19 PM
Greetings,Thank you, Mr. Wouk, for a well written ... by Kellis R. Solomon on Sunday, Oct 14, 2012 at 3:06:33 AM
The comments by Sanchez and Falcon are very much i... by Richard Pietrasz on Sunday, Oct 14, 2012 at 12:06:48 PM
This went beyond the limit.As far as Obama, I don'... by Kellis R. Solomon on Sunday, Oct 14, 2012 at 3:50:29 AM
between Al Franken being sworn in and Ted Kennedy ... by John Sanchez Jr. on Sunday, Oct 14, 2012 at 8:04:05 AM
How do you justify voting for a man who is activel... by Walter F. Wouk on Sunday, Oct 14, 2012 at 12:25:07 PM
that Obama and Mitt Romney are the same thing, or ... by John Sanchez Jr. on Sunday, Oct 14, 2012 at 2:12:14 PM
Obama's record on civil liberties speaks for itsel... by Walter F. Wouk on Sunday, Oct 14, 2012 at 3:47:50 PM
you would no doubt have noticed that I did not mak... by John Sanchez Jr. on Sunday, Oct 14, 2012 at 11:34:39 PM
Greetings, Mr. Wouk, I am not sure those who back ... by Kellis R. Solomon on Sunday, Oct 14, 2012 at 4:53:53 PM
are you referring to the entire party, or just tha... by John Sanchez Jr. on Sunday, Oct 14, 2012 at 11:17:10 PM