Barack Obama, our next President

"The road ahead will be long. Our climb will be steep," Obama cautioned. Young and charismatic but with little experience on the national level, Obama smashed through racial barriers and easily defeated ... Full Story

Since: Mar 09

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#817419 Dec 5, 2012
carol wrote:
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President Obama has a golden chance to keep the commitment he made before taking office. That reforming entitlement programs headed for insolvency is a must.
Unfortunately, he appears oblivious to the warnings about these programs.
The president's plan, delivered by Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, is to cut total spending by a meager $400 million over 10 years while raising a net $1.6 trillion in new taxes.
Obama also proposes tens of billions in spending on stimulus projects and continuance of long-term unemployment insurance and the supposedly temporary payroll tax cut.
Republicans make a strong argument that increasing revenue by limiting deductions, rather than sharply hiking rates, would have less of an impact on economic growth.
With his obsession on tax rates rather than on debt and entitlements, the president does not look focused on finding a two-party solution for crises that two parties created.
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/ed...
This is where we are.
What entitlements do you propose cutting and what would the net effect be?

Since: Jul 11

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#817420 Dec 5, 2012
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
"Fair" would be everyone paying the same dollar amount.
Slightly less fair would be everyone paying the same percentage.
But a small number of people paying all the taxes while half the people are freeloaders is grossly unfair.
But then, "fair" is purely in the eye of the beholder and everybody has their own definition.
And your opinion is just one of many.
Well your definition of "fair" just so happens to match all the "Banana republics" version of fair. Where dictators rule and grab all the wealth of the country while their population starve.
Apart from that, there is NO country anywhere in the world that taxes at a flat rate unless it has a high VAT tax as well. It is all done on a sliding scale that increases as earnings increase including China!

Since: Jul 11

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#817421 Dec 5, 2012
Just a reminder to those of you obsessed with this bs about low tax rates fixes everything..

More news from Greece, the worst tax avoiders on the planet.

On top of the litany of woes that have befallen Greece, comes the news that the eurozone's weakest link is also its most corrupt. From holding 80th place in the 176 countries on Transparency International's corruption perceptions index in 2011, Greece's global ranking, this year, fell to 94, the global watchdog announced on Wednesday. In terms of perceived levels of public corruption, Greece was on a par with Moldova and Mongolia. In the 27-strong EU, there was no other state that fared worse.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/dec/05/g...
proud2bwhite

Lockport, IL

#817422 Dec 6, 2012
A family of 4 earning 500 a week, can recive 100% free healthcare,aprx $300 a month in food stamps,hud rental asistance, free phones,free heating fuel,and asistance for electric + they pay no income tax and recive a return for what they did not earn.
A family of 4 earning $1000 a week recives no bennifits, has to pay their own healthcare ,utilitys ,rent ,food,phone,pluse they have to pay taxes to support the family that makes 500.
At the end of the week the family earning 500 has cash to go out to eat and the family earning 1000 has hot dogs and beans.
Is that what democrats consider fair.

Since: Jul 11

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#817423 Dec 6, 2012
proud2bwhite wrote:
A family of 4 earning 500 a week, can recive 100% free healthcare,aprx $300 a month in food stamps,hud rental asistance, free phones,free heating fuel,and asistance for electric + they pay no income tax and recive a return for what they did not earn.
A family of 4 earning $1000 a week recives no bennifits, has to pay their own healthcare ,utilitys ,rent ,food,phone,pluse they have to pay taxes to support the family that makes 500.
At the end of the week the family earning 500 has cash to go out to eat and the family earning 1000 has hot dogs and beans.
Is that what democrats consider fair.
What do you believe is the answer for this, give them a $1000 a week or nothing. At some point there is a line where no assistance is given, all you are really arguing about is where to draw that line.
But the reality is , should you be complaining about the people behind you in the line, or the people in front ? Both negate the other. If you are at the head of the line, of course you will complain about all those behind, the other answer is obvious.
Obama is a joke

Emmaus, PA

#817424 Dec 6, 2012
OzRitz wrote:
<quoted text>
What do you believe is the answer for this, give them a $1000 a week or nothing. At some point there is a line where no assistance is given, all you are really arguing about is where to draw that line.
But the reality is , should you be complaining about the people behind you in the line, or the people in front ? Both negate the other. If you are at the head of the line, of course you will complain about all those behind, the other answer is obvious.
That all depends. Are the people who are making $500 a month working to their potential, or are they keeping a low paying job/not working full time just to get government money? Are they using the govrnment money that they get for necessities, or does each member of the family have an Iphone?
Razors Edge

Oak Lawn, IL

#817425 Dec 6, 2012
attention all seniors who voted for Obama
you will love this news!!

as of 1/1/13 your paid in for a life time medicare
benefits are the first on the chopping block..

All deductibles will increase on A & B services
and services are to be restricted.BCBS is also to
decrease all payments based on Medicares non payment issues...

After a 150 Days Hospital Stay,Medicare will cease all payments.BCBS will follow suit..Good luck with any serious surgery,or hospital stays?

Medicaid has to be funded so something had to be cut as there are no funds for Illegal Aliens,or those who have never,will never pay in a dime to the Health Ins
programs..Congratulations all Obama Senior Citizens you can maybe cut down on food,heat,medication?????
Obama is a joke

Emmaus, PA

#817426 Dec 6, 2012
Razors Edge wrote:
attention all seniors who voted for Obama
you will love this news!!
as of 1/1/13 your paid in for a life time medicare
benefits are the first on the chopping block..
All deductibles will increase on A & B services
and services are to be restricted.BCBS is also to
decrease all payments based on Medicares non payment issues...
After a 150 Days Hospital Stay,Medicare will cease all payments.BCBS will follow suit..Good luck with any serious surgery,or hospital stays?
Medicaid has to be funded so something had to be cut as there are no funds for Illegal Aliens,or those who have never,will never pay in a dime to the Health Ins
programs..Congratulations all Obama Senior Citizens you can maybe cut down on food,heat,medication?????
It's the Democratic way-screw the people who work so that you can pander to the free loaders.
PDUPONT

Chicopee, MA

#817427 Dec 6, 2012
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
All Christie needed to do before the election was to demand that Obama provide federal aid, instead of slobbering all over him.
Then Christie should have attended the Romney campaign event in Pennsylvania.
If a governor needs to suck up to the President to get him to do his job, then we are all in big trouble.
If you guys like Christie so much, nominate him on your ticket.
Hey stupid! Christie actually managed to improve his approval ratings because he worked with the President on hurricane relief.
townhall.com/.../whoa_chris_christies_approva... ...
fengwenshu

Chengdu, China

#817428 Dec 6, 2012
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Nothing short of numbers, images,
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fengwenshu

Chengdu, China

#817429 Dec 6, 2012
Digital treatment cure,

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Figures of this new invention.

The creation of human medicine,

Pharmacy, drug,

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medicine, Is nine images, the digit,
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Or have any questions, please contact our Global Policy Institute, we will answer questions,

This article was written by the Chinese private think tank ---- China Global Policy Institute,
Being continued
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fengwenshu

Chengdu, China

#817430 Dec 6, 2012
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Chengdu, China

#817431 Dec 6, 2012
Magic medicine of God,Help the human flying carpet

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PDUPONT

Chicopee, MA

#817432 Dec 6, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
For no reason at all? You're very much in the dark.
Obama and his Democrat-controlled Congress extended the Patriot Act.
The Patriot Act has kept us safe more than you know.
That's right nitwit, we invaded Iraq for no good reason. There were no WMD and Sadaam Hussein wasn't a threat to anyone. We also didn't need a wholesale invasion of Afghanistan either and could have achieved our goals with targeted strikes on Al Qaeda targets. You've got to be one of the last dimwits on this planet that thinks that Bush's disastrous adventures that cost the lives of over 4000 of our military and maimed tens of thousands more and cost trillions of dollars was worth it. But you keep harping about Planned Parenthood which provides health screenings and pre natal care to poor women just because they also provide a legal service that you don't approve of.
But go ahead keep living in your little fantasy world.
Orangelion

Mold, UK

#817433 Dec 6, 2012
In order to avoid both tax increases and tax cuts, then why not just employ a progressive tax system?
PDUPONT

Chicopee, MA

#817435 Dec 6, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
It's not the ideal system but the best in the world so far.
We've just lost our grounding as decent human beings because of the spread of progressive secularism. It is making politics a blood sport. Win at any cost.
Hey stupid! The Founding Fathers were progressive secularists. The Constitution is the most progressive document ever written and it is also the most secular. There is no mention of Jesus or any other deity in the entire document. The Founders didn't want religion mixing with government or for that matter government interfering with religion.
If you actually study the history of politics in this country you'd see that it's always been a blood sport.
You were a teacher?
endtime

AOL

#817437 Dec 6, 2012
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Lincoln Duncan

United States

#817438 Dec 6, 2012
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Republicans control the House, will control the Senate after 2013-2014 recession.
You thought Reid would lose in 2010.
Tea Party may nominate some additional rape candidates in 2014?
GOPidiotsx

United States

#817440 Dec 6, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
You must not be aware that the top 2% pay the majority of taxes for the entire country already.
It's not about taxing the wealthy even more, it's about not cutting the massive waste and spending at the same time.
Heard someone say on TV Obama should start saying "successful" instead of "rich".
Kind of changes the context.
What part of $3 in revenue to $10 in cuts is unclear to you moron?
GOPidiotsx I

United States

#817441 Dec 6, 2012
proud2bwhite wrote:
<quoted text>abortion is legal but not personal if someone else is forced to pay for it.
Hyde Amendment, you ignorant embarrassment to your race.
Stay stupid.

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