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Photo: Obama on the bus

President Barack Obama sits on the famed Rosa Parks bus at the Henry Ford Museum following an event in Dearborn, Mich., on April 18, 2012. Photo: Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

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  • jan

    I am not impressed.  Rosa Parks bucked the establishment.  Obama never has.  

  • William W Haywood

    I really would have liked to see him visit that bus a long time ago. Doing so now really makes him look like he is pandering for the black vote instead of really honoring her achievement. Timing is everything.

  • Unkerjay

    I’m with you, Jan.

    Obama talks a good fight, but, has never seemed to wrap his mind
    (or actions) around the understanding that republicans are more interested
    in winning elections and gaining majorities than solving problems.

    Obama believes government should be bipartisan.  Republicans believe government should be republican.I think government should be effective.  Bipartisan isn’t happening.  Republican is possible.  And effective isn’t on the table OR in the roomfor that matter.I think we stopped solving problems quite some time ago and are nowjust playing musical chairs to see who gets a seat.The rest is just noise.I didn’t vote for Al Gore, just because he wasn’t Clinton or as an alternative to Bush, didn’t vote for Kerry for the same reason.  Not going to vote for Obama just because he’s NOT Romney.We don’t need a gatekeeper at this point in American politics.  Neither do we need a businessman.  We need problems SOLVED.  We need problem solvers.Don’t see that happening if Obama gets re-elected.  Don’t see it happening if Romney gets elected.  I want different choices.  I want a different roadmap, a different plan, different players.  Stop looking in the party(‘s) mirror.  Break the rules.  Set some new ones.  The homeless, the poor, the foreclosed, the banks, the extremely wealthy don’t care who’s elected.  It isn’t making a difference.  It hasn’t made a difference.  And, if either Romney OR Obama are elected, it won’t make a difference, fundamentally not to the way republicans do business.  They haven’t seen Obama as an obstacle or a threat to their end game and he hasn’t been much of one.I don’t see that changing if either is elected.I think it will take more than this election to pull this country apart.  I also think it will take more than either Obama OR Romney is bringing to the table to fix what’s wrong.Maybe I’ll just fight for that and sit this election out.

  • belle

    Obama is still trying to stir up trouble btinging up past issues. His wife spending all tax-payers money on vacations. The liberals on PBS Need to Know said Michelle Obama spent at a low cost store for her clothes and
    Ann Romney wore a 1,000.00 coat MITT ROMNEY worked for his and look what she spent on a dress going to England and Princeses Kate bought a
    dress for much less at a store everyone shops at and Kate looked so nice.  Totenberg is such a liberal and Thomas and all on Need to Know including the host is such liberals all but one and he is such a great wise person.

  • Pearl Ballard

    I think our Predident for the Good work he is taken care in the US.You no how to ride the bus like me Mr Predident. Great job My vote go to you Mr Predident Mrs Ballard

  • Pearl Ballard

    Face book is a good place to post my view on . All my friend can join me

  • Pearl Ballard

    This is a goog day for me Thank to God he gave me more hope today