Barack Obama, our next President

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Since: Sep 08

Joliet, Illinois

#770458 Oct 13, 2012
Romney-R is 4 the rich wrote:
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why would you wanna increase gov revenue ?? Isn't our gov rich enough ?? I though republicans are for small gov yet you want to increase its revenue ?
The only reason I can think of to increase government revenue is to reduce the gigantic deficit generated by the Obama administration.

Increasing revenue the Republican way would accomplish that alog with benefiting every single taxpayer in the nation.

Democrats want to increase government revenues so they can spend more.

Since: Sep 08

Joliet, Illinois

#770459 Oct 13, 2012
Romney-R is 4 the rich wrote:
<quoted text>you also seems to know about other stuff ..
what's a meth or extecy cocaine or heroine??
are you on drugs BOY !?
I watch the news....

I see all of these libtard democrats being arrested for abuseing all of those things.

No, I am not on drugs... Demtards are. I am informed.

Since: Oct 08

Location hidden

#770460 Oct 13, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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Well, Birther Bill, if the Republicans did not create the recession, near financial meltdown, housing collapse, people would still be working.
Really Davey, How many people have you hired since Barney & Chris said the was nothing wrong with Fannie & Freddie?

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#770461 Oct 13, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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Clinton left with a surplus.
He didn't put through unfunded ta cuts,unfunded wars, unfunded expansions of government, unfunded expansions to Medicare.
Time and time again, anyone reading the mainstream news or reading articles on the Internet will read the claim that President Clinton not only balanced the budget, but had a surplus. This is then used as an argument to further highlight the fiscal irresponsibility of the federal government under the Bush administration.(Liberal propaganda by Liberal communists is how Clinton achieved his fake surplus)

The claim is generally made that Clinton had a surplus of $69 billion in FY1998,$123 billion in FY1999 and $230 billion in FY2000 . In that same link, Clinton claimed that the national debt had been reduced by $360 billion in the last three years, presumably FY1998, FY1999, and FY2000--though, interestingly,$360 billion is not the sum of the alleged surpluses of the three years in question ($69B +$123B +$230B =$422B, not $360B).

While not defending the increase of the federal debt under President Bush, it's curious to see Clinton's record promoted as having generated a surplus. It never happened. There was never a surplus and the facts support that position. In fact, far from a $360 billion reduction in the national debt in FY1998-FY2000, there was an increase of $281 billion.

Verifying this is as simple as accessing the U.S. Treasury website where the national debt is updated daily and a history of the debt since January 1993 can be obtained.

http://www.treasurydirect.gov/NP/BPDLogin...
fred

Milford, CT

#770462 Oct 13, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
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30%?????
L0L LOL LOL
Prove it.
TV RATINGS FOR VP DEBATE DOWN -27% FROM '08...
FOXNEWS 10,019,827
CBS 8,308,421
ABC 8,287,610
NBC 7,851,757
MSNBC 4,378,671
CNN 4,145,951
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#770463 Oct 13, 2012
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>ROTFLAMOROTFLAMOROTFLM AOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOSN ICKERGROANMOANROTHFLAMO--
Who could eve listen to what Ryan was saying when the Joker was sitting beside him making an ass out of himself?
The deflection route.

FOX has been doing a lot of that.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#770464 Oct 13, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
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30%?????
L0L LOL LOL
Prove it.
it is not two percent as you stated. Here is last month. About one-in-five Americans (21%) say they regularly watch Fox News

URL: http://able2know.org/topic/199003-1
kuda

Cincinnati, OH

#770465 Oct 13, 2012
glennm69 wrote:
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You dum dums still don't get it....
A healthy economy generates more government revenue than a sick one does.
Our economy is sick and the democrat solution is to take us further down the trail that europe has gone. Takre a look at financial news coming out of europe.None of it is good.
The choice is to follow the Obama-Biden leadership and wind up like Greece or Italy or to make the right choices and follow Republican leadership to restore the United States to its former glory.
If you cannot grasp the overall concept of what is happening to the country do the details matter? The details of what Romney and Ryan are talking about need to be legislated in a bipartisan congress. Since the dum dums seem to have some problems with actually passing a budget (one of the legal duties they have as elected officials) it would be very helpful and beneficial is the majority of this bipartisan congres was also Republican.
“You dum dums?” That’s not a way to preface a persuasive argument. Reason works better than baseball bats in debates.

I do “grasp the overall concept of what is happening to the country” and apparently my assessment differs from yours. Therefore, you assume that my assessment is incorrect and conclude that I must be a “dum dum.”

Details do matter. If Romney/Ryan say they have a budget, reasonable people will be convinced if the can see it, but being told that it is still incomplete is not convincing.
FIRE THE GOP

Lillington, NC

#770466 Oct 13, 2012
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>According the Congressional Budget Office, the stimulus cost more than the Iraq war. The only thing it succeeded in doing was to push the country deeper into the fiscal hole, leaving us stuck with the weakest recovery since World War II. Barack Hussein O'bama promises more of the same in a second term.
Recovery from what?

THE WORST ECONOMIC MESS IN 80 Years!

RECOVERY FROM BUSH/CHENEY REPUBLICANS!

Yes!

Recovery: things getting better. Thanks Obama!

No more Republican lie machine.

They are against the people.

Hey! Look who got paid all throughout the Bush depression:

THE RICHEST!

BUSH TAX CUTS HANDED EACH BILLIONAIRE:

$50 MILLION DOLLARS!

EACH YEAR: ding ding! Ring it up! All borrowed!

New debt for you. Like that?

Search: Mitt Romney Lied in front of 72 million
Grampy

South Windsor, CT

#770467 Oct 13, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text> Bsuh is out of office. You elected a man that was a cokehead until the age of 35 & now bitch about a college kid experimenting a little with coke. Yes Bush was a drunk & cokehead. You knew it & still elected him
Bush quit drinking in 1986. Unlike crackhead Barack, no bragging of his drug history. If he did drugs he didn't need to brag about it to get street creds and win over his voting constituancy.

Obama is still a crackhead! Look at all his celebrity friends, rap artist friends, radical friends, etc. They don't sit around drinking tea and play yahtzee. They do coke and plan the demise of the USA!

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#770468 Oct 13, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Clinton left with a surplus.
He didn't put through unfunded ta cuts,unfunded wars, unfunded expansions of government, unfunded expansions to Medicare.
If there was a surplus and it wasn't used to pay down the debt, then that means it was spent--which means even if there could have been a surplus, it evaporated the moment it was spent. During the Clinton years, not only was it spent--the government borrowed even more! Every year! Why do you keep the communist lie going? are you too ignorant to look at the numbers?
fred

Milford, CT

#770470 Oct 13, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
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30%?????
L0L LOL LOL
Prove it.
The Kenyan's decadent liberalism is a dire threat to America.

Liberalism, Manic & Depressive
Weekly Standard ^| October 22, 2012 vol | WIlliam Kristol

But a decadent liberalism can do real and lasting damage. The United States can survive—the United States has survived—four years of weakness and drift. Four more years would be another matter. Obamacare institutionalized, defeat in Afghanistan, the Middle East in chaos, a Supreme Court unmoored from the Constitution—these would be the wages of four more years of Obama and Biden. The historic task of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan is to bring home to Americans just how much damage could be done by another four years of a decadent liberalism—and to make the case for a conservatism neither enervated by an acceptance of decline nor made excitable by a fear of change, a conservatism that shows strength and confidence in defense of liberty.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#770471 Oct 13, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
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The deflection route.
FOX has been doing a lot of that.
Frankly I don't listen to FOX --I don't subscribe to cable at all. I am not all that excited about a station owned by a muslim. Nor am I excited about a President owned by the muslims.
Razors Edge

Oak Lawn, IL

#770472 Oct 13, 2012
Wish we could get data on how many Libs/Dems
watch Fox news to get real no spin facts!!?
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#770473 Oct 13, 2012
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>it is not two percent as you stated. Here is last month. About one-in-five Americans (21%) say they regularly watch Fox News
URL: http://able2know.org/topic/199003-1
2,391,000 in one night doesn't seem to add up to 21%.

http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/2012/10/12/c...

Since: Sep 08

Joliet, Illinois

#770474 Oct 13, 2012
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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Biden made a Fool of himself in several ways. This is but one. He claimed that Obamacare will not force anybody to go against their religious beliefs at any hospital. Well, gee wiz, Hair-Plug Joe, why are religious groups in court suing your wonderful administration and what for? Bishops today took out full-page newspaper ads knocking the idiot VP for his lying in the debate. Also, the administration is desperately trying to distance themselves from Biden's embarrassing debate remarks that he and the President had no idea about the security risks and requests at that Libyan Consulate. Yep, Hair-Plug Joe just made one of the most inept administrations in American history look even more inept. But the Lying Liberal Media believes Biden won the debate last night.
Martha whats-her-name-radditz was useless studio flotsam while Big Mouth Biden cut off Ryan's allotted times for response over one hundred times. Big Mouth Biden played to the cameras like he was in purview of a Chimpanzee Exhibit's Security Camera.
If Biden's statements are in fact true and the Obama administration did not know about the requests for increased security in Libya or the reduction in security in response to the requests for increased security then there is something seriously wrong within the Obama administration. This is a great reason to replace it with a Republican administration.

If Biden's statements are in fact true and the Obama administration was being told by intelligence sources that the events occuringin Libya were in response to a you tube video, and all of the public announcements were made to that effect without vetting the information first the Obama administration is incompetant and needs to be replaced by Republicans.

If on the other hand Biden and the administration knew exactly what happened then the Obama administration is trying to cover up what really happened there.(They did have a live feed from the security cameras in Libya) Intelligence officers were monitoring those camera feeds. The Obama administration is guilty of telling lies to the American people and to the world. Heck they even spent 70k to advertise this lie in Pakistan. There would be two motivations to do this. One is to tell the arab world "it isn't our fault a filmaker did it." The other is to perpetuate the lie that terrorism is dead because Obama killed it.

In the latter case of the Obama administration is just as guilty as Nixon was at Watergate. A major election is/was at stake in both instances. The facts were obscurred to gain a political advantage over the opponent in both cases.

I think we need to investigate the facts and initiate impeachement proceedings against Obama for his crimes against the country and our constitution.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#770475 Oct 13, 2012
FIRE THE GOP wrote:
<quoted text>
Recovery from what?
THE WORST ECONOMIC MESS IN 80 Years!
RECOVERY FROM BUSH/CHENEY REPUBLICANS!
Yes!
Recovery: things getting better. Thanks Obama!
No more Republican lie machine.
They are against the people.
Hey! Look who got paid all throughout the Bush depression:
THE RICHEST!
BUSH TAX CUTS HANDED EACH BILLIONAIRE:
$50 MILLION DOLLARS!
EACH YEAR: ding ding! Ring it up! All borrowed!
New debt for you. Like that?
Search: Mitt Romney Lied in front of 72 million
One thing with liberals they think paying more taxes is a G-d send and paying less taxes is stealing. I would like to pay less taxes. Those of you that want to pay more-go ahead.
Grampy

South Windsor, CT

#770476 Oct 13, 2012
kuda wrote:
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Of course businesses should look for more than vague promises from potential employees before hiring them and employees should offer more than vague promises to hire potential employees. Both parties need to understand the pay structure before employment occurs.
“Hope and change” and “moving forward” are campaign slogans meant to express general themes that are vague indeed.
If you are selling “Hope and change,” you don’t need to back it with any specific plan; there could be lots of plans to help sell it. However, if you’re selling a budget plan, you’re selling a specific plan and it needs be available for inspection, numbers included, to make sense.
I understand that you probably prefer Romney to Obama, but please don’t use faulty reasoning. You could better persuade others to prefer him if your argument were coherent. Reasonable people expect to see a budget when one is promised; if Ryan/Romney has no plan, it would be better not to allude to one as a selling point.
Other than his backroom pledge of reimbursement of all campaign donations times 5 with government funds what other economic plans has Hussein Obama offered?
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#770477 Oct 13, 2012
Razors Edge wrote:
Wish we could get data on how many Libs/Dems
watch Fox news to get real no spin facts!!?
That last bit precludes.
carol

Orlando, FL

#770478 Oct 13, 2012
kuda wrote:
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Actually, no, that’s not how budgets are done. Speculating there will be chickens and then counting them before they hatch is either wishful thinking or a “bill of goods.” All that glitters is not gold. The Ryan budget just doesn’t, nor could it possibly, add up without any numbers. Arithmetic requires numbers.
Even if the all the numbers don't add up nice and tidy-like with the Romney/Ryan plan, the formula still is a winner:

Compare this...

More incentives to hire; more people working, more people paying taxes; closing loophole so wealthy pay more; cutting back size of federal government in lieu of states' rights; and cutting spending unless absolutely necessary.

To this, the alternative...

A second Obama term would guarantee the president’s health care law will be fully implemented, and businesses are warning that may affect their employees.

Darden Restaurants, which owns more than 2000 restaurants and employs 180,000 people is the latest industry to look for a way to avoid ObamaCare.

White Castle, McDonald’s and Denny’s have said they are looking for a way to avoid the new employer mandate due to take effect in 2014.

Westgate Resorts CEO David Siegel who employs 7000 people has warned if Obama wins, there will likely be layoffs.

Employment law attorney, Robert B. Fitzpatrick, made a prediction if Obama wins re-election:“...You're just playing with the numbers and playing with the hours to try to avoid compliance with providing health care to employees...and there are going to be consequences.”

..."and there will be consequences..."

In fact, we are seeing the consequences even before 2014.

The choice couldn't be more clear.

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