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Totally Tunsie

(10,885 posts)
Sun Jul 22, 2018, 01:19 PM Jul 2018

We once had a President

~whose eloquence made you stop to listen to him
~whose fairness and kindness were extended to all
~whose sincerity could not be questioned
~whose graciousness was appreciated around the world
~whose reputation could not be sullied
~whose intelligence was superior and obvious
~whose values were above board
~whose family was a role model for the country
~whose smile could light up a room

We once had a President.

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We once had a President (Original Post) Totally Tunsie Jul 2018 OP
yes handmade34 Jul 2018 #1
Agree on both points. n/t Different Drummer Jul 2018 #2
Two of my favorite Presidents. NT warmfeet Jul 2018 #17
It sicken me when our party failed to support Carter. We didn't deserve him. olegramps Jul 2018 #22
Carter remains to this day a superior gentlemen. Totally Tunsie Jul 2018 #23
Don't think any of his Republican critics can explain how his policies created bad economy AdamGG Jul 2018 #25
I'd like to pass this along with proper attribution, if you don't mind. This is indisputable clarity ancianita Jul 2018 #3
Thank you - I'd be honored if you passed it on. Totally Tunsie Jul 2018 #12
Me, too. ancianita Jul 2018 #14
...who had moral authority. moondust Jul 2018 #4
Too true thegoose Jul 2018 #5
I miss him so much I could cry katmondoo Jul 2018 #6
Amen to the OP . . ! OldManTarHeel Jul 2018 #7
He is so missed lindalou65 Jul 2018 #8
Love It Except For The Final Sentence. How About: DoctorJoJo Jul 2018 #9
And his guests always showed up Capperdan Jul 2018 #10
We miss him every day, every hour since he left office. Grammy23 Jul 2018 #11
Good Presidents marieo1 Jul 2018 #16
BINGO! Grammy23 Jul 2018 #18
One of my greatest fears Totally Tunsie Jul 2018 #19
You could have just left it at the title BaronChocula Jul 2018 #13
I miss having a real POTUS Gothmog Jul 2018 #15
We once had a President... MarianJack Jul 2018 #20
President Obama made us proud of our President and our Country duforsure Jul 2018 #21
Don't make me cry. lovemydogs Jul 2018 #24

handmade34

(22,761 posts)
1. yes
Sun Jul 22, 2018, 01:25 PM
Jul 2018

for a short 8 years we did!

President Obama was a great example of what a United States President should be and do... we have had very few of those over the years

Jimmy Carter was another

AdamGG

(1,319 posts)
25. Don't think any of his Republican critics can explain how his policies created bad economy
Mon Jul 23, 2018, 01:22 PM
Jul 2018

That's what they always criticize him for, but I've never heard anyone explain how, specifically his policies created unemployment or high interest rates. It was an economic cycle, partly driven by increased oil costs/oil embargo. The cycle would have improved in the 80s if he'd been elected, without all the debt that Reagan added.

Totally Tunsie

(10,885 posts)
12. Thank you - I'd be honored if you passed it on.
Sun Jul 22, 2018, 03:15 PM
Jul 2018

This was simply my musings after viewing a beautiful photo of PRESIDENT Obama, and was a much needed release of what I was feeling at the time.

I couldn't miss him more. The sight of him brings me peace.

Grammy23

(5,820 posts)
11. We miss him every day, every hour since he left office.
Sun Jul 22, 2018, 03:09 PM
Jul 2018

We had a clue what we were getting but no one expected a traitor who would betray us in plain sight. tRump is many, many things but if he lives to be a thousand years old, he will never be a tenth of the man President Obama was/is. It may be the thing that sticks in his craw most and the best part? There is not a damn thing he can do about it. He will always and forever be known as the absolute, rock bottom of human kind. Worst President Ever.

Long live Barack Obama! Jimmy Carter gets a huzzah, too! Both are great gentlemen.

marieo1

(1,402 posts)
16. Good Presidents
Sun Jul 22, 2018, 04:09 PM
Jul 2018

In my lifetime, I have never lived through a President like DJT. We've had some I liked better than others, of course, even Reps, but never one that first of all stole the presidency and is ignorant, self serving, liar, nasty and mean and a con man. He says terrible things about really good people and good things about really bad people and praises people that are just like him!!! President Obama was a class act and I am so proud he was our president for 8 years, wish he still was.

Grammy23

(5,820 posts)
18. BINGO!
Sun Jul 22, 2018, 07:00 PM
Jul 2018

tRump in his short time in office has sullied the title he illegitimately stole. I have serious doubts that the office and Country can be repaired in what remains of my life.

Totally Tunsie

(10,885 posts)
19. One of my greatest fears
Sun Jul 22, 2018, 07:22 PM
Jul 2018

is that I will pass away while tRump is still president, and that this will remain with me into eternity without an antidote to wash away his stench. I can only hope that when I go to the great beyond, I won't be frozen in this disgusting time.

MarianJack

(10,237 posts)
20. We once had a President...
Sun Jul 22, 2018, 09:56 PM
Jul 2018

...to whom I could point and tell my son (who was 8 when the President took office) and say that THIS is what being a real man is like.

RESIST!

duforsure

(11,885 posts)
21. President Obama made us proud of our President and our Country
Mon Jul 23, 2018, 06:40 AM
Jul 2018

trump makes us ashamed and scared he's putins puppet and a corrupt criminal , and proves it every time he does or says anything.

lovemydogs

(575 posts)
24. Don't make me cry.
Mon Jul 23, 2018, 01:00 PM
Jul 2018

Everyday I think about when we had a real President.
I was appalled and depressed, shocked and disgusted even before the Russian stooge was put into America's White House

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