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
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#776182 Oct 18, 2012
Some might reasonably wonder why the GOP war persists when union power has already been so greatly reduced. In the mid-20th century, 40 percent of private-sector workers belonged to unions; today, just 7 percent do. But the Republican struggle continues for two reasons. When it comes to elections, unions are still the most potent mobilizers of the Democratic vote — getting minorities to the polls and persuading members of the white working class to vote Democratic. Indeed, Republican gains among working-class whites (whom they carried by an unprecedented 63 percent to 33 percent in 2010) are, above all, the result of the deunionization of that class. An analysis of exit polling over the past 30 years shows that unionized white working-class men vote Democratic at a rate 20 percent higher than their non-union counterparts. For political reasons, Republicans are determined to de-unionize workers even more.

There’s another reason, too. The Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis reports that in the third quarter, wages as a share of gross domestic product were the lowest they’ve been since 1929, and compensation (that includes health insurance) as a share of GDP was at its lowest point since 1955. Corporate profits as a share of GDP, by contrast, are the highest they’ve been since 1929. The destruction of private-sector unions has redistributed income to the rich, which is the Republican Party’s raison d’etre.

Which is why the Republican war on unions — which is also the Republican war on the 99 percent — rolls on.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-go...

Is it just a coincidence that as union membership has declined so has the middle class?

Just asking.
Nobama

Allentown, PA

#776183 Oct 18, 2012
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>That's crazy, he should get 90% of the union vote. Makes no sense, Republicans if they had their way would abolish unions completely.
Obamacare will reduce the medical benefits for many union members, whose coverage is considered a "Cadillac" plan....plus, intelligent people realize that all taxpayers will face tax increases under a second Hussein Obama term.....the rich just don't produce enough revenue....
noone

Ashland, KY

#776185 Oct 18, 2012
http://www.ushistory.org/declaration/document...

heres a link to the declaration of independence
Obamasharpton

Lakewood, NJ

#776186 Oct 18, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
<quoted text>
During the MSNBC debate pre-game show on Tuesday night, Chris Matthews brought his usual measured approach to the Romney-Ryan abortion platform:
There's a grand canyon of difference between Obama, who's very pro-choice, and, for example, the Republican ticket this year, which would give 14th amendment rights, whatever that means, life, liberty, and property rights, to a fetus that had just been - or rather, an egg that had just been fertilized, right after sex, if you will. And to have that notion that that would be a person under this personhood thing that Ryan's pushing, and under the 14th Amendment rights, the platform that Romney's running on. This is extremism!...It's almost like Sharia. You're saying to the country, we're going to operate under a religious theory, under a religious belief. We're going to run our country this way, to the point of making a woman's decision to have an abortion, her reproductive rights, as criminal, perhaps murderous.The quote went largely unnoticed until Wednesday night, when it became the top trending story on Fox News online.
"Chris Matthews...usual measured approach..." ... Bwhahahahahahahahahahahahahaha hahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha hahahahahahahahahahahaha...
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#776187 Oct 18, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
"False Rape Charges: More Common Than People Think"
Why would anyone falsely accuse another person of rape? The most common answer usually reveals some element of revenge, for something done to the accuser that she (or he, believe it or not,) is angry or enraged over. A study conducted on this subject in the Journal Archives of Sexual Behavior,(Vol. 23, No. 1, 1994,) reported that false accusers were commonly motivated by a need for an alibi or a desire for revenge.
http://www.bostoncriminalattorneyblog.com/201...
Take a reality pill, Homer, and call me in the morning.
You should send this to Paul Ryan and beg him to re-endorse.
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#776188 Oct 18, 2012
kuda wrote:
<quoted text>
What’s the big deal with a little misogyny among friends?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =dJvDNsBi1doXX
Romneys Tax Plan:

http://www.romneytaxplan.com/

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#776189 Oct 18, 2012
You want to hear something really sad?

Amtrak's snack bars on trains in the last ten years has LOST almost $1 billion.$1 BILLION!!!

And you people want the government to handle your health care?!!!!
Nobama

Allentown, PA

#776190 Oct 18, 2012
Realtime wrote:
Tomorrow night in Daytona Beach, during Biketoberfest with crowds in the 300,000 plus range__Mitt and Paul will both appear at the Bandshell on the Beach. This should be interesting__a real traffic challenge.
bikers (a/k/a working white men) hate Hussein Obama, who would not dare show his face.....

Florida is in the bag for President Romney....
Razors Edge

Oak Lawn, IL

#776191 Oct 18, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
Some girls "cry rape so easy", Homer...if you read the entire context which you, yourself, posted.
Young girls will sometimes panic when facing the wrath of their parents.
You're not paying attention, and I hope it's not on purpose.
Sadly so many mens lives have been totally ruined
by the senseless accusation of rape..DNA has saved
many men,but after years of suffering both incarceration
and the segregation,in fear of their lives they are not
even fit for anything upon release..these charges must
be throughly investigated...because of the horrendous
ramifications..

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#776193 Oct 18, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
As soon as we realized he couldn't travel anywhere without a teleprompter attached to his hip in the first months after he was elected, we figured out he was just the front man.
As soon as he turned over the scripting of a massive piece of social legislation to (none other) than Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid and then went off to play golf or go on another vacation, we realized we were in big trouble.
We had elected a man with absolutely no leadership abilities.
You're such a vicious, racist liar--I have lost all respect for you. I hope after Mitt is elected he sends your daughter to work twelve hours a day, seven days a week for 99 cents an hour in that Chinese factory he owns...you'd be too old and slow to even have your "binder" considered. The man has no character.
Nobama

Allentown, PA

#776194 Oct 18, 2012
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>The rest meaning: Gutting the middle class, outlawing abortion no matter the situation, adding 2 trillion to the military budget, possible war with Iran? That kind of 'rest'?
Gunner, you were against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, who do you think is more likely to lead us into a war against Iran? Or are you for a war with Iran?
the weakness of Hussein Obama is more likely to lead to war than would a strong stance....like Reagan standing against the Soviet Union in the 1980s.....

tyrants like KGB Putin and the Iranian leader eat wimps like Hussein Obama for lunch....
FreedomofKetchup

Somerset, KY

#776195 Oct 18, 2012
dem wrote:
<quoted text>
Romney couldn't even answer a yes or no question about equal pay for women you stupid azzhole.
Lol
Unstick your fingers from your eyes, and yer toes from outa your ears-dumhbo.

Then just have Obamer nod in herd pack bobblehead agreement--your partay would do just as unwell lol.

ROMNEY/RYAN
Just answer the dayum question with more than a phat crayon-ad kiddie slogan please!!

REAL EXPERIENCE!!!!
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#776196 Oct 18, 2012
EasyEed wrote:
<quoted text>
"silly"
You on occasion can be very sick. Very sick.
I am a conservative and your statement above that republicans/conservative men are pigs with no regard for women. The republican way, is absolute bullmanure and it is offensive to millions upon millions. You lump deviant behavior with political belief. That is absolute bullmanure. Political leaning is not a factor. Liberals and conservatives and middle of the roaders may be sexual abusers.
Peace
Dear DicklessWonder,

Take it up with Carol, she agrees that "some girls rape so easy?"
Nobama

Allentown, PA

#776197 Oct 18, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
<quoted text>
Romney brought up that he'd fire Big Bird and Jim Lehrer, that was the wealthy arrogant ceo, threatening and throwing his weight around. Romney said the word binders, women said that he did not request the names of women, he's a liar.
removing the taxpayer subsidy for PBS will have no effect on Big Bird or Jim Lehrer....
Phil

Saint Louis, MO

#776198 Oct 18, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
"False Rape Charges: More Common Than People Think"
Why would anyone falsely accuse another person of rape? The most common answer usually reveals some element of revenge, for something done to the accuser that she (or he, believe it or not,) is angry or enraged over. A study conducted on this subject in the Journal Archives of Sexual Behavior,(Vol. 23, No. 1, 1994,) reported that false accusers were commonly motivated by a need for an alibi or a desire for revenge.
http://www.bostoncriminalattorneyblog.com/201...
Take a reality pill, Homer, and call me in the morning.
I have a sister who was violently raped by a stranger when she was 13 and a good friend who was raped continuously by her cousin when she was 10 (her parents didn't believe her).

Thankfully my sister was given a morning after pill, but the mental scars that were left will last a lifetime. As for my friend, she is in her 40's now and still will not lock the bathroom door because that is what her cousin would do.

I find your comments highly offensive.
kuda

Cincinnati, OH

#776199 Oct 18, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
<quoted text>
LOL! Is that a Mormon hymn?
Maybe. It’s a country singer, Sandy Posey, who recorded a whole slew of songs about women being oppressed by men and feeling proud of it, a position that’s diametrically opposed to political correctness. Her music genre was bouncy depressing.

I believe she may have been squished in one of those binders full of abused women.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#776200 Oct 18, 2012
Come on Republicans, according to Carol you all should revel in this statement - "some girls rape so easy?"

Maybe slap it on a bumper sticker.
FreedomofKetchup

Somerset, KY

#776201 Oct 18, 2012
dem wrote:
<quoted text>
Gunner says polls are for azzholes.
Your feelings?
Only a 1/4 ingredient of attitude lol
Nobama

Allentown, PA

#776202 Oct 18, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
<quoted text>
Enlighten us
the statement speaks for itself....
RUSH10ME

Warsaw, VA

#776203 Oct 18, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
<quoted text>
Romney brought up that he'd fire Big Bird and Jim Lehrer, that was the wealthy arrogant ceo, threatening and throwing his weight around. Romney said the word binders, women said that he did not request the names of women, he's a liar.
The patriotic women are getting behind Mr. Romney in droves , they have already pushed him six [6] points ahead of the obumbler , what a great day for women and America , I predict a mental breakdown for all the obamas and a whole of burning and looting after Nov.6 .

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