Barack Obama, our next President

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"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 ...

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PDUPONT

Chester, MA

#772039 Oct 15, 2012
carol wrote:
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Is the Bureau of Labor and Statistics real enough?
http://www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.t15.ht...
At least the U-6 unemployment rate dropped 0.3 points from 15.0 in July to 14.7 in September.
Should we get out the champagne now or wait until later?
Hey stupid! The numbers in all of the categories are dropping. They'd drop even more if the GOP controlled House decided to stop blocking actual job creating legislation.

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Obama 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#772040 Oct 15, 2012
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Bush = 3000 civilians
Obama = 4 foreign consulate workers..I guess that means you're winning?
Bush: Asleep at the wheel on 9-11 and after Katrina.
Obama: Immediate stern response to the Gulf oil spill and the Benghazi incident. Killed Bin Laden.

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Obama 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#772041 Oct 15, 2012
President Starky wrote:
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They wont be taken away.
Those of us who know where our rights come from will restore the united states and eliminate those who would try to take our guns in the first place.
That is our right.
So you advocate "eliminating" law enforcement officers? That's why you gun nuts need to be disarmed.

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George Soros

Oak Hill, WV

#772042 Oct 15, 2012
Obama 2012 wrote:
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Bush: Asleep at the wheel on 9-11 and after Katrina.
Obama: Immediate stern response to the Gulf oil spill and the Benghazi incident. Killed Bin Laden.
Wow, you are changing history:

The Obama administration was slow to ramp up its response to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, then overreacted as public criticism turned the disaster into a political liability, the staff of a special commission investigating the disaster say in papers released Wednesday.

In four papers issued by the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, commission investigators fault the administration for giving too much credence to initial estimates that just 1,000 barrels of oil a day were flowing from the ruptured BP BP -0.67% PLC well, and for later allowing political concerns to drive decisions such as how to deploy people and material—such as oil-containing boom—to contain the spreading oil.
As the spill dragged on into late May, the spill commission staff wrote, the administration appears to have misdirected resources in its efforts to counter the public view that its response was inadequate. By May 27, polls showed that 60% of respondents thought the government was doing a poor job of responding to the spill, the commission staff wrote.

obama and company had more important issues to attend to, vacations and such.
PDUPONT

Chester, MA

#772043 Oct 15, 2012
carol wrote:
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It's limping along at a snail's pace. Obama promised unemployment would be below 5% with his stimulus. It only dropped 0.3 points last month after being over 8% for 42 months. Things are going to get much, much worse when Obamacare kicks in. We're already witnessing the consequences now.
How can you ignore this? You seem pretty intelligent.
You're still spreading that lie? It wasn't a promise stupid; it was a projection based on the available data but updated information showed that the economy was in worse shape than originally thought. Most economists argued that the stimulus should have been larger but Obama got what he could get. Again you're totally ignoring the fact that the GOP has been blocking any kind of legislation that would put people to work and stimulate the economy.
Get off of you Obamacare rant nitwit. Romneycare has been the law in Massachusetts for six years and the economy in that state is doing better than the national average.

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Since: Jan 08

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#772044 Oct 15, 2012
I will not vote for him. He has no morals or faith.
brown eyes

Roanoke, VA

#772048 Oct 15, 2012
ABC Washington Post poll reveals President Obama with a 3 point lead 49 percent to 46 percent. Ouch Biden hurt. 10-15-2012.

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Obama is a joke

Emmaus, PA

#772049 Oct 15, 2012
Obama 2012 wrote:
<quoted text>That was the information they received from intelligence sources. After they received the correct information, they immediately changed their account of what happened. It's old news now so please stop beating that same drum. Let's move on and get back to the business of getting our President re-elected.
Obama was still blaming the video 2 weeks later. Do you call that immediately?

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Obama 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#772050 Oct 15, 2012
George Soros wrote:
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Wow, you are changing history:
The Obama administration was slow to ramp up its response to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, then overreacted as public criticism turned the disaster into a political liability, the staff of a special commission investigating the disaster say in papers released Wednesday.
In four papers issued by the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, commission investigators fault the administration for giving too much credence to initial estimates that just 1,000 barrels of oil a day were flowing from the ruptured BP BP -0.67% PLC well, and for later allowing political concerns to drive decisions such as how to deploy people and material—such as oil-containing boom—to contain the spreading oil.
As the spill dragged on into late May, the spill commission staff wrote, the administration appears to have misdirected resources in its efforts to counter the public view that its response was inadequate. By May 27, polls showed that 60% of respondents thought the government was doing a poor job of responding to the spill, the commission staff wrote.
obama and company had more important issues to attend to, vacations and such.
It was not the U.S. Government's responsibility to clean up the spill. It was BP's responsibility.

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Obama 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#772051 Oct 15, 2012
itsmejd wrote:
I will not vote for him. He has no morals or faith.
Neither will I.
OBAMA-BIDEN 2012 - MOVING AMERICA FORWARD!!

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Obama 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#772052 Oct 15, 2012
brown eyes wrote:
ABC Washington Post poll reveals President Obama with a 3 point lead 49 percent to 46 percent. Ouch Biden hurt. 10-15-2012.
Pew Poll has them neck and neck at 46%. After tomorrow night's debate I predict President Obama will rise to well over 50%.

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Waxman

Windsor, CT

#772053 Oct 15, 2012
Liar:
PDUPONT wrote:
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You're still spreading that lie? It wasn't a promise stupid; it was a projection based on the available data but updated information showed that the economy was in worse shape than originally thought. Most economists argued that the stimulus should have been larger but Obama got what he could get. Again you're totally ignoring the fact that ---> the GOP has been blocking any kind of legislation that would put people to work and stimulate the economy <---.
Get off of you Obamacare rant nitwit. Romneycare has been the law in Massachusetts for six years and the economy in that state is doing better than the national average.
Notice the liar/idiot provides not backup - just makes a sleazeball asserstion

Moron, for sure.

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Obama 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#772054 Oct 15, 2012
Obama is a joke wrote:
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Obama was still blaming the video 2 weeks later. Do you call that immediately?
Hillary was still saying that, not President Obama.

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Obama is a joke

Emmaus, PA

#772055 Oct 15, 2012
Obama 2012 wrote:
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Bush: Asleep at the wheel on 9-11 and after Katrina.
Obama: Immediate stern response to the Gulf oil spill and the Benghazi incident. Killed Bin Laden.
Hahahaha, I love selective memory.

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Obama 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#772056 Oct 15, 2012
And so it goes wrote:
Global warming ended 16 years ago-
"The world stopped getting warmer almost 16 years ago, according to new data released last week.
The figures, which have triggered debate among climate scientists, reveal that from the beginning of 1997 until August 2012, there was no discernible rise in aggregate global temperatures.
This means that the ‘plateau’ or ‘pause’ in global warming has now lasted for about the same time as the previous period when temperatures rose, 1980 to 1996. Before that, temperatures had been stable or declining for about 40 years.
The new data, compiled from more than 3,000 measuring points on land and sea, was issued quietly on the internet, without any media fanfare, and, until today, it has not been reported."
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/articl...
Wow, it looks like global warming is a natural trend that occurs in cycles.
Then why are all the ice caps melting? Why is the world having record droughts? It's because of man's addiction to oil and coal, that's why. The world needs to find cleaner energy sources.

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Obama 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#772057 Oct 15, 2012
I just heard Morgan Freeman announce an Obama political ad. Because of this Obama's poll numbers will climb 5 points.
Obama 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#772058 Oct 15, 2012
Obama is a joke wrote:
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Hahahaha, I love selective memory.
"The military isn't important"
"I like to fire people"
"I'm not concerned about the poor"
"Let Detroit go bankrupt"
"Middle income is $200,000 to $250,000"
"I dont remember what I said but I'll stand by what I said, whatever it was"
"Don't try to stop the foreclosure process. Let it run its course and hit bottom"
"Hey Ann, your lips are starting to shrivel up again. Time for some more botox injections"
"I take credit for the fact that the auto industry has come back"
"Obama says we need more firemen and policemen. I say it's time for us to cut back on government"
"Corporations are people. They are my friends"
"I'm also unemployed"
"Hey Ann, you got that dog tied up there good yet?"
"My sons are serving their country by helping me get elected"
"I could get elected if my parents were Mexican"
"47% of Americans are freeloaders"
"90% of all ER patients get free care"
"A single mother of two who works at Wal-Mart is not taking personal responsibility"
"I don't know why airplane windows don't open. That's a real problem"
"We simply can’t have a setting where union teachers can support politicians"
"I would not have called that college student a slut. That's not the language I would have used"
"I have five sons. I'm used to them repeating lies over and over, hoping I'll eventually believe it"
"Planned Parenthood, we're going to get rid of that"
“I like the way I did it health care in Massachusetts. I didn’t raise taxes, I raised fees instead"
"The answer to our illegal immigration problem is self-deportation"
"I will simplify the tax code but I don't have the time to explain how"
"I was going to suggest to you that you serve your eggs with hollandaise sauce in
hubcaps because there's no plates like chrome for the hollandaise"
"Did I mention I knew Glen Doherty? I met him at a party. Then twenty minutes later I met him again"
Glen Doherty described meeting Rmoney as "pathetic and comical".
(Fake laugh button on)..."Hah...hah...hah "...(Fake laugh button off)
TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#772059 Oct 15, 2012
FIRE THE GOP wrote:
You are wrong!!
Print your slop a thousand more times.
Still will be wrong!
According to Mitt Romney: the buck stops at the presidents desk!
So your boss is wrong?
NATIONAL DEBT: WHO RANG IT UP?
All presidents combined before your Reagan: 7%.
Reagan: 13%
Bush 1: 11%
Bush 2: 43%
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All Republican!!
For stupid fffffcking tax cuts for already wealthy!
Rich guy tax cuts!
Mitt says: do it again!
Choke on that! Dippppschitttt!
Your slop is old and tired!
Lies!
That's why your boss is going to lose!
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WTH we doing in Libya??????????

SEC 8.(c)
For purposes of this joint resolution, the term "introduction of United States Armed Forces" includes the assignment of member of such armed forces to command, coordinate, participate in the movement of, or accompany the regular or irregular military forces of any foreign country or government when such military forces are engaged, or there exists an imminent threat that such forces will become engaged, in hostilities.
SEC. 8.(d)
Nothing in this joint resolution--

(1)
is intended to alter the constitutional authority of the Congress or of the President, or the provision of existing treaties; or
(2)
shall be construed as granting any authority to the President(aka "CIC") with respect to the introduction of United States Armed Forces into hostilities or into situations wherein involvement in hostilities is clearly indicated by the circumstances which authority he would not have had in the absence of this joint resolution.

Foreign Policy FAULURE.

ROMNEY/RYAN 2012!!!
Obama is a joke

Emmaus, PA

#772060 Oct 15, 2012
Obama 2012 wrote:
<quoted text> Hillary was still saying that, not President Obama.
Sept. 25:
ABC airs the television show The View, in which Obama is asked about Clinton's statement. "We don't have all of the information yet so we are still gathering," he says. He says there is "no doubt" that "it wasn't just a mob action."
"What we do know is that the natural protests that arose because of the outrage over the video were used as an excuse by extremists to see if they can also directly harm U.S. interests," he says.
In a speech to the United Nations, Obama condemns the attacks and the American filmmaker, saying, "A crude and disgusting video sparked outrage throughout the Muslim world."
Clinton issues a statement acknowledging that an al-Qaeda affiliate in Libya and other Islamist terror groups "are seeking to extend their reach and their networks in multiple directions."
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2012... #
TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#772061 Oct 15, 2012
Obama 2012 wrote:
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Then why are all the ice caps melting? Why is the world having record droughts? It's because of man's addiction to oil and coal, that's why. The world needs to find cleaner energy sources.
Bullshyte-- WE the USA need to keep focusing on already existant technoLOGICAL advancements rather than pizzing away non-existant government dollars on windmills and sun beams!!!!!

NINETY billion on bail outs for fail outs in one term versus (over YEARS)

Electric utilities have already spent $60 billion to control sulfur emissions, and the investment, which continues every year, has paid off. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, sulfur dioxide emissions from electric utilities have gone down 18 percent from their 1973 peak. Taking into account that coal use by utilities has gone up dramatically during the period makes the accomplishment all the more impressive. As new, technologically advanced power plants replace older, less efficient ones, the trend toward lower sulfur dioxide emissions is expected to be enhanced.

WTH we doing in Libya??????????
(Burning down the house
My house is out of the ordinary
That's right, don't want to hurt nobody
Some things sure can sweep me off my feet
Burning down the house
No visible means of support and you have not seen nothin' yet
Everything's stuck together
I don't know what you expect staring into the TV set

Burning down the hous3
Burning down the house

Burning down the house) "the Talking Heads".

ROMNEY/RYAN 2012!

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