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Mr. Obama Doth Protest too Much, Methinks

“The point that I’ve been trying to make consistently has been that  . . . we believe in capitalism” – March 18, 2009

“Contrary to the claims of some of my critics and some of the editorial pages, I am an ardent believer in the free market.” – Feb. 24, 2010

“We believe in the free market.” – July 8, 2010

“We believe in the free market system.” – July 8, 2010

“We believe in the free market.” – March 3, 2009

“We believe in free markets . . .  We believe in free markets.”  – April 28, 2011

“So we believe in business and we believe in free markets.” – June 30, 2011

“Now, I have consistently said I believe fiercely in a free market.” – April 20, 2010

“I’ve always been a strong believer in the power of the free market.” – June 17, 2009

“I’ve always been a strong believer in the power of the free market.” – March 12, 2009

“I have always been a strong believer in the power of the free market.”  – September 14, 2009

“As I said on this stage two years ago, I believe in the power of the free market.” – April 22, 2010

“I was in Wall Street just a few weeks ago, and I said I believe in the power of the free market.”  – May 13, 2010

“That’s what we Democrats believe in -– a vibrant free market.” – September 8, 2010

“I fundamentally disagree with their view that the free market is the source of all ills.” – September 25, 2009

“I think the free market system is the greatest wealth generator we’ve ever known.”  – July 22, 2011

“I believe that the free market is the greatest force for creating and distributing wealth that the world has known.” – July 7, 2009

“We believe in an America that rewards hard work and responsibility and individual initiative; that believes in the free market.”  – October 31, 2010

“We know that the foundation of a strong economy is a strong free market. We believe in entrepreneurship and individual initiative.” – October 30, 2010

“I’ve constantly said that what sets America apart, what has made us successful over the long term, is we’ve got the most dynamic free market economy.” – Sept. 20, 2010

“Our ultimate success has and always will depend on the incredible industriousness of the American worker and the ingenuity of American businesses and the power of our free market system.” – August 9, 2010

“And by the way — let me make this point — I want business in this country to succeed.” – August 18, 2010

“He believes very strongly in capitalism.” White House Press Secretary Jay Carney; – October 5, 2011

23 thoughts on “Mr. Obama Doth Protest too Much, Methinks”

  1. Great! And he also said:

    Oct 2011 – “You don’t have some inherent right just to– you know, get a certain amount of profit”

    You do if you really believe in the free market!

  2. “Free Market Capitalism for Me…but not for Thee”, sayeth Obama.

    Obama clawed his way to the top on the backs of the downtrodden…he is beholden to his ACORN/UNION thugs….and now we are ALL paying for it.

    Where was everyone when he said he was going to ‘fundamentally transform the United States of America’….and when he told Joe the Plumber he was going to mug him and rip him off to pay the deadbeats of the world?

    His pockets are lined with gold now…and he is just laughing at us all!

    1. I remember the Obama zombies during the 2008 election. Americans on both sides of the fence were disillusioned with our government for a multitude of reasons. Obama made big promises and many Americans fell for this false idol. Some of my own family called me a racist for trying to point out his Marxist associations.

      Lots are waking up to the lies, but there are still far too many who have been brainwashed by years of leftist infiltration into our education system and churches. These people don’t have the critical thinking skills to determine right from wrong. Scary times we’re living through.

  3. except for…the coal industry, the auto industry, the banking industry, the money markets, the oil and gas industries, the restaurant industry, the insurance industry, the housing industry, the light bulb industry, the marijauna industry, a free internet, a free press, ……..

  4. “There will be time for them to make profits, and there will be time for them to make bonuses,” the president said. “Now is not that time.”

    Now THERE’S a capitalist if I ever heard one.

    And fwiw, BHO is behind Occupy Wall Street Zombies. No other explanation. Actually, I think the whole OWSt. crowd is really about the deep passion and desire of American youth to dress up as zombies. They got student loans to major in Zombie Studies and wonder why they can’t find a job (said the ’77 UGA art major cum cartoonist).

      1. His ego prevents him from doing anything else.
        The media is in bed with him.
        What is the media going to do if he is not re-elected, and the economy begins to pick up ?

  5. There is no reason to keep repeating this unless it is to convince us that he really believes it. Has any other president found it necessary to say he believes in capitalism or the free market economy?

    It think it is a bit bizarre.

    And to think we will be supporting him for the rest of his life, even if he doesn’t win re-election.

  6. He suffers from Clintonitus: It all depends on the definition of i/s/ “free market”.

    That part one could almost excuse, since this country hasn’t had an actual free market in living memory.

  7. I used the WH clip of Obama from this December 2010 appearance in my recent video. This is the third time I’ve used it and listening to the audio something dawned on me. Move over Fast and Furious, I found the newest cover-up from this WH.

    A little factoid about when Obama said scoop the poop to second graders…*eye roll*. The White House lowered the audio on the word “poop”. This is interesting because what they did is illegal. The word poop is in the White House transcript. Here’s the video with the audio lowered @20:40 to barely audible.

    They were actually embarassed for Obama. We pay for the transcripts and videos. They are in the public domain. They aren’t allowed to edit them to make him look better. This isn’t the former Soviet Union….well

    They didn’t have to worry because I was probably the only one who noticed and used the clip in videos.

  8. He believes in the corrupt politics of Chicago. If you have it he wants it. If he had his way – and with the czars he’s getting close – a total collapse of the American way of life. Unfortunate consequences are the fact that the blacks in this nation are being hurt the worse as far as jobs, education and economy. What amazes me is that they (if Dem) will still vote for this man anyway. Just look at the ones in Chicago who are still supporting him. There is a town here have 27% unemployment and is mostly a black populaton.

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