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Fired Up! Missouri - Barack Obama http://firedupmissouri.com/taxonomy/term/284/0 en Jim Lembke Melts Down Over President Obama's Re-Election http://firedupmissouri.com/content/jim-lembke-melts-down-over-president-obamas-re-election <p>Defeated <strong>State Senator Jim Lembke (R-Lemay)</strong> had a bit of a meltdown over <strong>President Obama&#39;s</strong> reelection earlier this week:</p> <p><img alt="" class="rightside" src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7256/8167020014_3b2cb9d136.jpg" style="text-align: center;" /></p> <p>Maybe, Jim, the constituents who voted for someone else didn&#39;t particulary appreciate type of &quot;leadership.&quot; After all, saying that Barack Obama &quot;embraces evil and hates our founding principles&quot; when you have precisely zero evidence of either isn&#39;t exactly what the majority of your district or Americans happen to believe.</p> <!--break--><!--break--><p><img alt="" src="http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5023/5577324015_af7217512a_q.jpg" style="width: 150px; height: 150px;" /></p> 2012 Presidential Race Barack Obama Jim Lembke Sat, 10 Nov 2012 20:56:02 +0000 William 15951 at http://firedupmissouri.com The Most Polite Attack Ad In History http://firedupmissouri.com/content/most-polite-attack-ad-history <p>Via <a href="http://www.upworthy.com/the-most-polite-attack-ad-in-history?c=upw1" target="_blank">Upworthy</a>: &quot;One way to get people to vote for you is to speak to them like they&#39;re actual human beings. Obama is utilizing the seldom-used political strategy of putting his cards on the table...&quot;&nbsp;</p> <p><iframe class="noside" width="510" height="287" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/FBorRZnqtMo" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></p> 2012 Presidential Race Ads Barack Obama Mitt Romney Wed, 15 Aug 2012 14:41:55 +0000 .Sean 15631 at http://firedupmissouri.com Romney Hood http://firedupmissouri.com/content/romney-hood <p><img alt="" class="noside" src="https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/427152_10150986570411569_2038519541_n.jpg" style="width: 500px; height: 500px; " /></p> Barack Obama Mitt Romney Romney Hood Tax Policy Wed, 08 Aug 2012 21:00:00 +0000 Avery 15609 at http://firedupmissouri.com Tim Jones: Markets Down? Blame Obama. Markets Up? Congratulate Romney. http://firedupmissouri.com/content/tim-jones-markets-down-blame-obama-markets-congratulate-romney <p>Yesterday, as we all know, <a href="http://www.firedupmissouri.com/content/affordable-care-act-upheld">the Supreme Court ruled that Obamacare is constitutional.</a> The markets went down and <strong>Birfer Tim Jones</strong> (R-Eureka) immediately pounced retweeting and highlighting that DOW was down, ostensibly because of the ruling.</p> <p class="rtecenter"><img alt="" class="noside" src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7116/7469090600_334360f862.jpg" style="width: 500px; height: 85px;" /></p> <p>Of course today, the markets have recovered and are headed up, likely because the insurance industry realizes that they have guaranteed customers and because guaranteed customers means profit.&nbsp; But that doesn&#39;t fit Birfer Tim&#39;s narrative so he has announced that the only reason the markets could be up is because it&#39;s 100% guaranteed that Mittens will be president.</p> <p class="rtecenter"><img alt="" class="noside" src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7111/7469090508_b615599d8d.jpg" style="width: 500px; height: 85px;" /></p> <p>So if the markets are down? Obama or Obamacare&#39;s fault. If the markets are up? It&#39;s only because Romney&#39;s going to be president. Are you as confused as I am? None of this makes any sense.</p> <p><a href="http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2012/06/26/506357/the-5-craziest-policies-in-texas-republicans-2012-platform/">Just one question: did Birfer Tim go to school in Texas where the GOP is trying to eliminate the teaching of critical thinking?</a> It sure seems like it.</p> <!--break--><!--break--> 2012 Presidential Race Barack Obama Mitt Romney Obamacare Tim Jones Fri, 29 Jun 2012 22:08:51 +0000 Parker 15529 at http://firedupmissouri.com Steel http://firedupmissouri.com/content/steel <p>In President Obama&#39;s new ad, heart wrenching stories from the workers who lost their jobs at Kansas City&#39;s GST Steel plant after <strong>Mitt Romney </strong>and Bain Capital practiced their &quot;vampire capitalism&quot; on the company.</p> <p>&nbsp;<iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="282" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/sWiSFwZJXwE" width="500"></iframe></p> 2012 Presidential Race Barack Obama GST Steel Mitt Romney Mon, 14 May 2012 14:31:22 +0000 Parker 15444 at http://firedupmissouri.com Cartoon of the Day http://firedupmissouri.com/content/cartoon-day-27 <p class="rtecenter"><a href="http://www.gocomics.com/claybennett/2012/05/11"><img alt="" class="noside" src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7099/7192221794_daa6e84ca9_o.jpg" style="width: 500px; height: 336px;" /></a></p> Barack Obama Marriage Equality Sun, 13 May 2012 23:39:58 +0000 Parker 15443 at http://firedupmissouri.com POTUS: Same Sex Couples Should Be Able to Marry http://firedupmissouri.com/content/potus-same-sex-couples-should-be-able-marry <p class="rtecenter"><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="282" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/n94AJq-xtis" width="500"></iframe></p> 2012 Presidential Race Barack Obama LGBT Wed, 09 May 2012 20:05:58 +0000 Parker 15432 at http://firedupmissouri.com POTUS Slow Jams the News http://firedupmissouri.com/content/potus-slow-jams-news <p class="rtecenter"><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="282" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/vAFQIciWsF4" width="500"></iframe></p> 2012 Presidential Race Barack Obama Wed, 25 Apr 2012 17:58:40 +0000 Parker 15393 at http://firedupmissouri.com Quote of the Day: Dave Spence says, "I don't know," if Barack Obama is a Muslim http://firedupmissouri.com/content/quote-day-dave-spence-says-i-dont-know-if-barack-obama-muslim <p>Today in the <a href="http://www.stlamerican.com/news/political_eye/article_f669918e-89d1-11e1-8978-001a4bcf887a.html">St. Louis American</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><img alt="" class="rightside" src="http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6120/6311917860_ec697989a3_m.jpg" style="width: 175px; height: 230px;" /><strong>[Dave] Spence</strong> had been complaining that peripheral issues about him that made no difference were getting all the media play. He was told that was a fact he would have to live with and address now, because misinformation has weight and power in electoral campaigns. To make a point about misinformation, the publisher asked the candidate, &ldquo;Is <strong>Barack Obama</strong> a Muslim?&rdquo;</p> <p><strong>Unbelievably, Spence said, &ldquo;I don&rsquo;t know.&rdquo;</strong></p> </blockquote> <p>The rest of the article is a must read.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.stlamerican.com/news/political_eye/article_f669918e-89d1-11e1-8978-001a4bcf887a.html">Click here for the whole, mortifying piece.</a></p> 2012 Governor's Race Barack Obama Dave Spence Thu, 19 Apr 2012 22:34:23 +0000 Parker 15381 at http://firedupmissouri.com Romney vs. Reality http://firedupmissouri.com/content/romney-vs-reality <p><iframe class="noside" width="505" height="287" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/dM9DVC7kd7s" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></p> 2012 Presidential Race Ads Barack Obama GOP Extremism Lies Mitt Romney Fri, 06 Apr 2012 13:26:46 +0000 Shannon 15354 at http://firedupmissouri.com