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Obama makes a stop in Oakland as part of Bay Area campaign swing

Original post made on Jul 24, 2012

President Barack Obama landed back in the Bay Area Monday to attend several fundraising events in the East Bay with about 100 demonstrators marching through downtown Oakland streets as he campaigned.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 7:48 AM

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Posted by Billy Budd
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 24, 2012 at 8:20 am

Obama is steppin' up the "Gibs me dat" now that Pimp Romney is outfundraising him. Hail to the thief!


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Posted by liberalism is a disease
a resident of Birdland
on Jul 24, 2012 at 8:29 am

liberalism is a disease is a registered user.

"Protesters also burned a sign nearby welcoming the president to town along with a U.S. flag. The sign, posted outside the Merrill Sign Co. at 612 18th Street, said, "Welcome to Oakland President Obama, 99 percent Obamaland."

It's nice to see the potus mingling with his people. It's hard to figure out, though, which 99% is being referenced here: either the demographic in Oakland that voted the campaigner in chief into office, or the violent, elitist losers of the occupy movement. Either way, I'm sure he'll get their votes, enabling more of the same failed policilies and contiuned destruction of our economy.


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Posted by Pro-Law
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 24, 2012 at 8:59 am

So he flew into SFO Sunday night, then into Reno Monday morning, then to Oakland Airport Monday afternoon, and then out of SFO Tuesday morning. So I assume Air Force one flew from Oakland to SFO ?

Did I miss anything?


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Posted by Mr. Mittens
a resident of another community
on Jul 24, 2012 at 9:17 am

Did any of the people in his adoring crowds look like genuine Americans to you? Goodness sakes! Perhaps it is time to legislate a law that requires presidents to use corporate funding for a private lear jet for purposes of travel. Or better, if a president can't afford his own lear jet, maybe he shouldn't be in office. What kind of man doesn't have his own lear jet. In fact, perhaps we should cut most of you people's taxes by 90% and just let the govt rely on the corporate world for its money. We'd get rid of unions, straight off, and then we could get around to the BUSINESS of running the US. Help me fire Obama!


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Posted by liberalism is a disease
a resident of Birdland
on Jul 24, 2012 at 9:45 am

liberalism is a disease is a registered user.

mittens, your jet envy is pathetic. You can take some of those purple pills to get over your lack of ability to get off the ground.


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Posted by Mrs Mittens
a resident of Downtown
on Jul 24, 2012 at 9:53 am

Oh Honey ... you are on fire ... I love it when you want to "legislate a law" to get what you want ... that one to force everyone to buy health insurance(except illegals they get it free)was absolutely brilliant... reducing everyone's taxes by 90% and only have the rich people pay taxes is another great idea, you are almost there, 55% of folks don't pay taxes, I know you can get there ... I HOPE you can have another 4 more years to get it done... Air Force One sure is nice to get around in, I would miss it terribly ... Love Me.


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Posted by Mr. Mittens' Advisor
a resident of another community
on Jul 24, 2012 at 11:19 am

Mrs. Mittens, (aka Ann), please reconsider posting here. So much of your husband's offshore accounts has been transferred into your possession. You surely don't want to become too conspicuous in front of all those people out there who talk about accountability. (Lets talk about Obama's law school transcripts instead. President of the Harvard Law Review. What Kenyan muslim henchman was behind THAT decision?)


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Posted by Mrs Mittens
a resident of Downtown
on Jul 24, 2012 at 11:26 am

... I really was turned on by your inspirational teleprompter speech last night (I love that teleprompter the way it promotes that messiah aura around you)... especially when you said "People have a New Attitude towards America" and on the economy - "we tried our plan and it worked!" ... the 13.7 % unemployed in Oakland went wild ... it just brought tingles


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Posted by ca94566
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 24, 2012 at 1:35 pm

I love you Mittens


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