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    interview with Cowen shows how Obama is wasting his very precious and important time :

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RizZxObBWaE
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    American politics has a lot of hollywood celebrity culture in it.

    Obama has his face printed on just about every t-shirt, mug, plate, badge, sticker etc. I don't get why anybody would want a president's merchandise

    They have an austrian bodybuilder who did a bit of acting as the governor of california, they think that deer-hunting, retired pornstar looking, trailer-trash '****' Sarah Palin is actually a viable candidate to lead the largest economy in the world. They had the 74 year old grandad McCain running for president aswell.

    I mean how silly is it for the Republicans to put forward the guy who lost to BUSH of all people to run for president, again!

    Isn't it ironic though how america says it's the 'greatest' democracy in the world, and yet it seems as if recent presidents or presidential nominees have all been relatives of previous ones.
    George Bush was president, his son the jackass became president. Bill Clinton was president, his wife campaigns to be president.

    Every now and again you get all sorts of hollywood actors, Will Smith, Tom Cruise, seriously thinking about the idea of running for president :sigh: Imagine that in the UK, if Hugh Grant seriously suggested he wanted to be prime minister. Complete joke.

    Anyway, this is all just the superficial face american politics, as somebody has already said they're puppets to powerful people behind the scenes.
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    (Original post by Panda Vinnie)
    Every now and again you get all sorts of hollywood actors, Will Smith, Tom Cruise, seriously thinking about the idea of running for president :sigh: Imagine that in the UK, if Hugh Grant seriously suggested he wanted to be prime minister. Complete joke.
    Imagine that, dismissing someone as a politician purely because of their former job. Reagan was president of the SAG, and didn't do a bad job when he entered politics.

    I don't see why a lawyer or a career-politician should be considered as the only avenues for leading a country, nor do I see why there should be prejudice against them. Judge them by their own merits and ideals.
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    (Original post by Broderss)
    The Illuminati. Just look at the dollar bill ffs they've even marked the money with their logo.
    From what i read on Wiki the Illuminati is Hocus Pocus nonsense.

    You're not serious are you?
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    (Original post by TheRevolution)
    He swept to the Presidency with dogmatic and foolish optimism rather than realism and substance. His poor performance on the economy is a case in point to his incompetence.

    Discuss.
    tbh u sound like a racist *******. just my:mad: opinion
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    (Original post by Panda Vinnie)
    American politics has a lot of hollywood celebrity culture in it.

    Obama has his face printed on just about every t-shirt, mug, plate, badge, sticker etc. I don't get why anybody would want a president's merchandise

    They have an austrian bodybuilder who did a bit of acting as the governor of california, they think that deer-hunting, retired pornstar looking, trailer-trash '****' Sarah Palin is actually a viable candidate to lead the largest economy in the world. They had the 74 year old grandad McCain running for president aswell.

    I mean how silly is it for the Republicans to put forward the guy who lost to BUSH of all people to run for president, again!

    Isn't it ironic though how america says it's the 'greatest' democracy in the world, and yet it seems as if recent presidents or presidential nominees have all been relatives of previous ones.
    George Bush was president, his son the jackass became president. Bill Clinton was president, his wife campaigns to be president.

    Every now and again you get all sorts of hollywood actors, Will Smith, Tom Cruise, seriously thinking about the idea of running for president :sigh: Imagine that in the UK, if Hugh Grant seriously suggested he wanted to be prime minister. Complete joke.

    Anyway, this is all just the superficial face american politics, as somebody has already said they're puppets to powerful people behind the scenes.
    This was a hilarious post, expecially the Sarah Palin remarks haha!

    You've made the republicans seem like jackassess quite convincingly, but what was really so bad about Bush? The stuff about him being an idiot is hard to believe as he went to Yale.

    Unfair predjudist against celebrities i think, they dont necessarily have to be poor world leaders. Im saying Obama is the kind of celebrity you'd rightly put that kind of disdain on (Grant as well)

    WTF is this Illuminati stuff it must be a joke?
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    (Original post by TheRevolution)
    fair enough. we shouldbn't expect somethin spectacular when we r talking about the american economy.

    btw how do u predict the success of new Quantitive Easing in the US?
    No clue tbh. I don't really know enough about economics to comment on it. You?
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    (Original post by Potally_Tissed)
    Yes, he's a celebrity. Pretty hard to dispute that he's the President of the United States, so I'm going to stick with my view that he is both a president and a celebrity.
    Fair enough interp from the definitions

    However we all know of a kind of celebrity that knows little or has llittle talent yet is popuar because of charisma or something else like looks.

    That is definiton of celebrity i am talking about and eveyone here tacitly accepts it.
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    (Original post by Hustle4life)
    tbh u sound like a racist *******. just my:mad: opinion
    I'm not racist but this shows hor far politcal correctnss has come. You can't even criticise a Jew, Black or someone of any other race which ahs been subject to racism in history w/out being labelled a racist.

    These previously disadvantaged groups desrve no shield o criticism im sure Obama himself would aree w/ me.
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    (Original post by TheRevolution)
    I'm not racist but this shows hor far politcal correctnss has come. You can't even criticise a Jew, Black or someone of any other race which ahs been subject to racism in history w/out being labelled a racist.

    These previously disadvantaged groups desrve no shield o criticism im sure Obama himself would aree w/ me.
    wat colour r u btw??
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    (Original post by TheRevolution)
    He swept to the Presidency with dogmatic and foolish optimism rather than realism and substance. His poor performance on the economy is a case in point to his incompetence.

    Discuss.
    lawls, I suppose any one of the Tea Party's candidates would be totally free from this?
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    (Original post by Hustle4life)
    tbh u sound like a racist *******. just my:mad: opinion
    how at all could that be seen as racist!?
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    (Original post by adam_zed)
    how at all could that be seen as racist!?
    unnecessarily critising obama just leave d guy alone his doin his best. if it were clinton or bush u wont be sayin n e fin
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    (Original post by Hustle4life)
    unnecessarily critising obama just leave d guy alone his doin his best. if it were clinton or bush u wont be sayin n e fin
    Sosososo untrue.


    And I'm Black (not that this has any relevence)
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    (Original post by adam_zed)
    lawls, I suppose any one of the Tea Party's candidates would be totally free from this?
    They are probably worse but most of them didnt win seats and they certainly aren't presidents.

    For a president, Obama was worse in this respect then others before I think.
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    (Original post by Hustle4life)
    unnecessarily critising obama just leave d guy alone his doin his best. if it were clinton or bush u wont be sayin n e fin
    well I havent actually said anything. nonetheless, can I highjack your logic and accuse you of racism next time you criticise a white, asian, oriental or hispanic person?
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    (Original post by adam_zed)
    well I havent actually said anything. nonetheless, can I highjack your logic and accuse you of racism next time you criticise a white, asian, oriental or hispanic person?
    WATEVA ADAM DEZ woteva ur name is ur actually really PISSINE ME OFF RIGHT NOW so just LEAVE ME ALONE i wanst talking to u anyway dunno y ur so bloody nosey if ur life is dat borin dat u hav to butt in oder ppl's business den dats ur problem but dont bother me have no time to waste wiv useless prats like u. KMT.
    PS just to let u kno UR A BLOODY MORON!
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    Perhaps we can get back to the substance of this thread rather then petty biccering about racism?

    Not your fault adam zed
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    (Original post by TheRevolution)
    Perhaps we can get back to the substance of this thread rather then petty biccering about racism?

    Not your fault adam zed
    hu u callin petty????? u most be crazy. wat u sayin den its my fault?!?! atleast im not callinmyself da 'revolutionist' wen im doin nofin to back my fellow black ppl and president! ur phoney! bare dat in mind nxt time
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    (Original post by Hustle4life)
    WATEVA ADAM DEZ woteva ur name is ur actually really PISSINE ME OFF RIGHT NOW so just LEAVE ME ALONE i wanst talking to u anyway dunno y ur so bloody nosey if ur life is dat borin dat u hav to butt in oder ppl's business den dats ur problem but dont bother me have no time to waste wiv useless prats like u. KMT.
    PS just to let u kno UR A BLOODY MORON!
    dont throw a hissy about it.....
 
 
 
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