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This is a Democracy, Not Communism!

With recent news stirring regarding remarks made by Gen. Stanley McChrystal, I just had to get my hands in on the drama. It’s safe to say that President Obama isn’t too happy with the blunt honesty of the General, but what exactly is our President looking for? Mindless working drones? Everyone has an opinion and while the opinion’s of people in a place of power should sometimes been diluted, it shouldn’t be punishable.

May I remind you, Mr. President, that this is not Communism and you are not Kim Jong-Il. There are going to be people who have negative opinions regarding how you and your administration are conducting things within our country and you are just going to have to grin and bare it– much like George “Dubya” did (maybe ignorance is bliss?). In no way do I feel that you need to stamp your feet like a two year old with a tantrum because someone you appointed showed a tad bit of disrespect and lack of professionalism. While he may have willingly placed his proverbial foot in his mouth, perhaps we should take into account of how well he’s doing the job he was appointed for. Let’s face it, he wasn’t hired as a PR representative and the majority of his time is probably spent figuring out military strategies – we aren’t talking about Mr. Rogers here.

Have we forgotten we have a bigger problem than some “greasy” general (pun intended)? President Obama needs to figure out ways to stop the oil spill he has so quickly forgotten and ignore the opinions of others. The Honest Factor asks you to get your priorities straight, Mr. President!

What is your opinions about this? How honest can you be and what is your HONEST FACTOR?

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  1. June 23, 2010 at 3:12 am

    WELCOME BACK THF! Long time no see! I agree and think this is just a big tantrum. Bigger things to worry about 4 sure!

  2. June 23, 2010 at 3:14 am

    exactly, pres. obama needs to mind his business and take care of the things that reallly matter, like our dying planet.

  3. June 23, 2010 at 3:28 am

    That man just needs to learn that his opinion doesnt fuckin matter than we wouldnt be in this mess.

  4. June 23, 2010 at 9:43 pm

    Update, he "resigned." I love how they probably just sat there like "okay, you're gone either way. So you can say you resigned or we can fire you." I mean, what choice is the man going to take? Resign my ass!

  5. June 23, 2010 at 9:44 pm

    This is what happens when you vote in a commie as a president. I see some change alright.

  6. June 23, 2010 at 9:45 pm

    He should of been fired just to prove a point. What is a general doing getting interviewed for Rolling stone anyway?

  7. June 25, 2010 at 7:46 pm

    I asked 10 Mexicans which is where i am now and 9 out of 10 said, "ju know,il presidente is very gud ombre. Es mui importante. There you go. Reporting from Cancun Mexico drinking Mexican water AKA tequila. Back to you THF BTW, one of the 10 mexicans was too drunk to participate

  8. June 30, 2010 at 11:42 am

    I agree it is a democracy, and how I long for the republic to rise again.

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