The world's most powerful people

Forbes presents its annual ranking of the individuals who wield the greatest influence. Here's a look at the top 10.

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Mar 11, 2013 2:14AM
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Ok Obama defiantly isn't the worlds most powerful person. Only a dictator could be the most powerful person. I mean sure Barak Obama may be the president of the worlds most powerful country but he can only do things in 4 years and he can only do things that are constitutional and he can only do things that congress agrees on and he still has to obey the law. That isn't really power, but being able to make any law you want and do whatever you want until you die is really power. The dictator of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, is defiantly the worlds most powerful person. America is flat broke while Saudi Arabia controls 20% of the worlds oil supply, not to mention that it's a dictatorship.

Dec 12, 2012 3:26PM
Dec 8, 2012 10:26PM
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so much power, but not enough to create more jobs for the American People. Maybe we need to fall off the cliff to clean some of this sh@# up. I'm jobless and probably be living in a tent and eating out of a garbage can, for long. but them egotistical, arrogant,#$%^& eat well, and live off the taxes I pay, raise the taxes, cut social security, but lets push OBAMACARE. We don't need healthcare as much as we need jobs. create more jobs and the economy will fix itself
Dec 8, 2012 9:05AM
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At least this is better than that dumb a$$ article they ran earlier this year that listed the likes of Oprah Winfrey. You kidding me?
Dec 7, 2012 11:12PM
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While you wont hear this on NBC, the world's most powerful man is using our tax dollars to take a vacation to Hawaii as we near the cliff and many Sandy victims still don't have homes for the holidays. Can you imagine what they'd say if a Republican basically walked off the job during times like this?!?
Dec 6, 2012 11:12PM
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 MY LAST COMMENT WAS FOR UCHUSKY99
Dec 6, 2012 11:03PM
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Yes he's dead ! My thought was that words are more powerful than armies. Look at the country that sprouted from the constitution. It wasn't the people who ran the country that won the wars it was the soldiers who fought them ,and it has been for more than two centuries. They fought for freedom the most important concept in that document. Those freedoms are being slowly taken away  by the socialists in our country and in our government. They are misguided and they will not succeed.
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@ richard moore. C'mon already! They all are liars and manipulators, I mean every president from George to Barack. So tell me something i don't know.
Dec 6, 2012 4:29PM
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Want a good laugh? Scroll and count the number of times Obama is called "THe Anti-Christ" on this board... Can you imagine people are so deluded that they think they can spot the anti-Christ? Lol. You suckers don't own this country, bozos. You lost the election. You've lost your minds. You're sinking to the bottom of your already low standards. Grow up. Modernize. Advance. Progress. Catch up.

Stupid phukkers.

Dec 6, 2012 2:45PM
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YO MAMA... she would female dog slap any of these cats 
Dec 6, 2012 11:45AM
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The most powerful is also the most corrupt.   I will never consider him as the president until I see his passport and college applications.  I don't give a rats a$$ what you think either.   You fools voted to entrust your family's future in the hands of a narcissist who has spent $3 million hiding his past from you.
Dec 6, 2012 11:44AM
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......and he is the most corrupt and dishonest.
Dec 6, 2012 11:43AM
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I thought Obama was Jesus.  How can a person who only has half of his own countries vote who voted for him be the most powerful.
Dec 6, 2012 11:36AM
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When I started to read the poll, I was expecting to see Angela Merkel as the most powerful, not Obama. Angela has always been world's most powerful. She has the fate of Euro on her shoulders and Yes, the Euro is more expensive than the US dollar. 
Dec 6, 2012 11:22AM
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Soros is more powerful than Obama.
Dec 6, 2012 11:09AM
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Yeah, Yeah, Yeah , Thats exactly what happened. The Bush-Era, Just to think when how it has made Americans so so hungry for a Great Leader. Thus leading to the embarassment of us saying that our President sucks. Obviously, people " Roll With It" Believe it. What if the leader of Iran was the most important. You guys would still be talking crapola about our Pres.. WOW. Try his job. Then Talk!! 
Dec 6, 2012 11:03AM
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The former President left a Big mess and it will take longer than 8years to fix it ,  I hope everyone here doesn't think it could of been fixed in 4yrs ?  

Dec 6, 2012 10:33AM
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OMGosh, The USA is the most powerfull, not obama.
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