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 ... Read more
Ex- El Paso Resident

Las Cruces, NM

#776636 Oct 18, 2012
Jonathan Hemlock wrote:
Before BLACKS (some)sold their souls to the DEMOCRAT (no)Party(for BLACKS)they fought to get in school they didn't fight in school they graduated from school they didn't get kicked out WHITE LIB. DEMOCRAT AND THE B.S PREACHER HEY JESSIE JR.first it was a magic bullet then it was a magic nero whats the other tricks from the GOVERNMENT
Still more.

June 9, 1964
Republicans condemn 14-hour filibuster against 1964 Civil Rights Act led by U.S. Senator and former Ku Klux Klansman Robert Byrd (D-WV), who served in the Senate until his death in 2010. At Byrd’s funeral, former Democrat President Bill Clinton said,“He once had a fleeting association with the Ku Klux Klan, what does that mean? I’ll tell you what it means. He was a country boy from the hills and hollows from West Virginia. He was trying to get elected. And maybe he did something he shouldn’t have done come and he spent the rest of his life making it up. And that’s what a good person does. There are no perfect people. There are certainly no perfect politicians.”

June 10, 1964
Senate Minority Leader Everett Dirksen (R-IL) criticizes Democrat filibuster against 1964 Civil Rights Act, calls on Democrats to stop opposing racial equality. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was introduced and approved by a staggering majority of Republicans in the Senate. The Act was opposed by most southern Democrat senators, several of whom were proud segregationists—one of them being Al Gore Sr. Democrat President Lyndon B. Johnson relied on Illinois Senator Everett Dirksen, the Republican leader from Illinois, to get the Act passed.

August 4, 1965
Senate Republican Leader Everett Dirksen (R-IL) overcomes Democrat attempts to block 1965 Voting Rights Act; 94% of Senate Republicans vote for landmark civil right legislation, while 27% of Democrats oppose. Voting Rights Act of 1965, abolishing literacy tests and other measures devised by Democrats to prevent African-Americans from voting, signed into law; higher percentage of Republicans than Democrats vote in favor

February 19, 1976
Republican President Gerald Ford formally rescinds Democrat President Franklin Roosevelt’s notorious Executive Order authorizing internment of over 120,000 Japanese-Americans during WWII

September 15, 1981
Republican President Ronald Reagan establishes the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, to increase African-American participation in federal education programs

June 29, 1982
Republican President Ronald Reagan signs 25-year extension of 1965 Voting Rights Act

August 10, 1988
Republican President Ronald Reagan signs Civil Liberties Act of 1988, compensating Japanese-Americans for deprivation of civil rights and property during World War II internment ordered by FDR

November 21, 1991
Republican President George H. W. Bush signs Civil Rights Act of 1991 to strengthen federal civil rights legislation

August 20, 1996
Bill authored by U.S. Rep. Susan Molinari (R-NY) to prohibit racial discrimination in adoptions, part of Republicans’ Contract With America, becomes law

Still trying to figure out why Republicans are always called racist while Democrates are the defenders of everyone's rights.

Both sides have racist but this clearly outlines that for a party that continues to ignor the facts.
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#776637 Oct 18, 2012
carol wrote:
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The U.S. Census Bureau wrote that in 2010, the female-to-male earnings ratio of full-time, year-round workers was 0.77."
But the Obama ad takes a solid statistic and describes it incorrectly. The campaign is wrong to say that the 77-cent figure describes the pay differences between men and women "doing the same work."
The 77-cent figure compares all male and female workers, regardless of their occupation.
http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/state...
In a reversal of traditional gender roles, young women now surpass young men in the importance they place on having a high-paying career or profession, according to survey findings from the Pew Research Center.
http://washington.cbslocal.com/2012/10/17/sur...
Say you're sorry.
Why? I'm not even sure what you're trying to say Carol__do you not understand what equal pay for equal work means?

Should add that region plays a role in pay scales___for instance , snow plow drivers in Buffalo make nearly a hundred times as much as snow plow drivers in Orlando.

Since: May 11

Newville, PA

#776638 Oct 18, 2012
DBWriter wrote:
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And that's why you're still ignorant and mindlessly repeat the Democrat party line mantra that's been proven a lie over and over.
So, how about you actually learn what a "Special Purpose Vehicle" is to start with.
But, something you can explain to us right now is, how did our economy collapse while it had been under the complete oversight of the Democrats for 2 full years?
How could that possibly have happened? I'd be interested in reading your explanation.
It basically went into collapse staring late 2006 & then the recession formally hit the 4th quarter of 2007.

Please list the legislation the Democrats passed in the first 9 months of 2007 that cause this collapse. You know, legislation that the Republicans did not filibuster & Bush signed into law.

I keep asking & you keep running.

Since: May 11

Newville, PA

#776639 Oct 18, 2012
Eman wrote:
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Sesame street makes about $130 million a year. I don't think they need that 5.5 million subsidy from PBS either.
The money PBS gets helps smaller rural stations carry that programming. It doesn't go to Sesame street as they get enough sponsorship.

“Stuffs gettin better ”

Since: Aug 12

Location hidden

#776640 Oct 18, 2012
Eman wrote:
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You've been in a pissy mood all day. Look, I only do this cause i like you...UGH
Giants - 26
Niners - 3
Feel better now? You better!
LMAO!

Since: May 11

Newville, PA

#776641 Oct 18, 2012
Eman wrote:
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Every once in a great while we see a glimmer of hope from RealDave.
If you wanted to really impress the audience, you should have added a GFY.
I can be nice when you don't tell lies.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#776642 Oct 18, 2012
Do you think they watch Fox News?

VIDEO: Obama Event Goers Never Heard Of 9/11 Benghazi Attack
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Realtime

Deltona, FL

#776643 Oct 18, 2012
Eman wrote:
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What kind of name is A123? Were they hoping for a better listing in the phone book? lol
It was founded in 2001 by a Chinese guy to manufacture batteries for various non-automotive industries. One thing leads to another eh? Hello Lithium!

Sokay, Johnson Controls is purchasing the company and will likely deal some of it off to a Chinese firm or two.

You should always read beyond the headline__otherwise you'll look stupid. But you already knew that, right?

Since: May 11

Newville, PA

#776644 Oct 18, 2012
Ex- El Paso Resident wrote:
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And if you are a woman working in the Obama administration the number is:
"When all White House employees are considered, the Obama administration's record dims a bit further. Female employees earn a median salary of $60,000, roughly 18 percent less than men, whose median salary is $71,000." From the Washington Times.
Read more: Obama's record on paying women White House aides not stellar - Washington Times http://www.washingtontimes.com/blog/inside-po...
Equal pay for equal work does NOT mean the avrahe pay of men must be the same as the average pay for women

Are all you right whiners this frickin stupid?

My God

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#776645 Oct 18, 2012
frank wrote:
<quoted text>
Planned Parenthood does not perform mammograms? What will you f-ing wingnuz ocme up with next? Obama is the worst president ever.
http://liveactionnews.org/investigative/fact-...

Even liberal politifact:
http://www.politifact.com/georgia/statements/...

Obama Admin Concedes Planned Parenthood Doesn’t Do Mammograms
http://www.lifenews.com/2012/09/07/obama-admi...
FIRE THE GOP

Lillington, NC

#776646 Oct 18, 2012
Informer wrote:
I find it amazing how people actually believe that ANY president can change ANYTHING. The republicans shoot down anything that a democrats come up with, and vice versa . No matter how good of an idea it is, or how good it would be for the American public.
Blaming Obama for the mess we are in is utterly stupid, and confirms that the general public is made up of people that can't think on their own.
People argue over how good, or bad they think Obama is based on election commercials, and what their friends tell them about him......ya gotta love it.
Things will never change, no matter WHO is the president.
Then it's simple. Vote for Obama!

Mitt Romney: his social program plans are a crime against humanity.

His tax plans are pure greed for the already rich.

And:

Mitt Romney wears magic panties to boot!

We can't have that!

Save the 12 year Olds! Vote for Obama!

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#776647 Oct 18, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text> The money PBS gets helps smaller rural stations carry that programming. It doesn't go to Sesame street as they get enough sponsorship.
According to All Things Considered, ""Sesame Street" receives about $5.5 million annually from PBS"
Mile

Burnley, UK

#776648 Oct 18, 2012
I can see the future.

Before this election is decided I bet we see the Benghazi terrorists or at least someone purporting to be them, either blown away or arrested.

How convenient that will be for a hemorrhaging Obama campaign!

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#776649 Oct 18, 2012
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>It was founded in 2001 by a Chinese guy to manufacture batteries for various non-automotive industries. One thing leads to another eh? Hello Lithium!
Sokay, Johnson Controls is purchasing the company and will likely deal some of it off to a Chinese firm or two.
You should always read beyond the headline__otherwise you'll look stupid. But you already knew that, right?
Calm down, I was only commenting on the name.

Since: May 11

Newville, PA

#776650 Oct 18, 2012
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Gas has always been subsidized in the United States-it allows even the poor people to move around freely. So O'bama is now campaigning to raise gas prices even more? It will bankrupt this country.


Obama is not campaigning on making gasoline more expensive.
fred

Milford, CT

#776651 Oct 18, 2012
Homer wrote:
DBWriter release 1.1 contain bug fix; fixed typo in statement oyur/your
released to test
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moved to production environment -
DB, Save your typing or cutting pasting from rightwing conspiracy sites, I do not read 99% of your posts. Just trying to help you out buddy. Never let it be said Homer doesn't care about the mentally disabled.
The Kenyan's green job scam

So far, 36 companies that have received federal support from taxpayers have either gone bankrupt or are laying off workers and are heading for bankruptcy. This list includes only those companies that received federal money from the Obama Administration’s Department of Energy.

The complete list of faltering or bankrupt green-energy companies:

Evergreen Solar ($24 million)*
SpectraWatt ($500,000)*
Solyndra ($535 million)*
Beacon Power ($69 million)*
AES’s subsidiary Eastern Energy ($17.1 million)
Nevada Geothermal ($98.5 million)
SunPower ($1.5 billion)
First Solar ($1.46 billion)
Babcock and Brown ($178 million)
EnerDel’s subsidiary Ener1 ($118.5 million)*
Amonix ($5.9 million)
National Renewable Energy Lab ($200 million)
Fisker Automotive ($528 million)
Abound Solar ($374 million)*
A123 Systems ($279 million)*
Willard and Kelsey Solar Group ($6 million)
Johnson Controls ($299 million)
Schneider Electric ($86 million)
Brightsource ($1.6 billion)
ECOtality ($126.2 million)
Raser Technologies ($33 million)*
Energy Conversion Devices ($13.3 million)*
Mountain Plaza, Inc.($2 million)*
Olsen’s Crop Service and Olsen’s Mills Acquisition Company ($10 million)*
Range Fuels ($80 million)*
Thompson River Power ($6.4 million)*
Stirling Energy Systems ($7 million)*
LSP Energy ($2.1 billion)*
UniSolar ($100 million)*
Azure Dynamics ($120 million)*
GreenVolts ($500,000)
Vestas ($50 million)
LG Chem’s subsidiary Chemical Power ($150 million)
Nordic Windpower ($16 million)*
Navistar ($10 million)
Satcon ($3 million)*

“GONE FISHING”

Since: Oct 11

Location hidden

#776652 Oct 18, 2012
DBWriter wrote:
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something you can explain to us right now is, how did our economy collapse while it had been under the complete oversight of the Democrats for 2 full years?
How could that possibly have happened? I'd be interested in reading your explanation.
Your the dumbest jackass in Texas..just when I think old DBbullshitter can't post anything dumber, you post something like this..I'll say one thing for ya you give us all a big laugh when we read your stupidity...Thanks Fool

Since: May 11

Newville, PA

#776653 Oct 18, 2012
DBWriter wrote:
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What the president often calls subsidies for “Big Oil” are legitimate tax provisions that apply to virtually all American manufacturers and producers. In fact, companies like ExxonMobil actually are specifically disadvantaged:
The oil and gas industry deduction under section 199 of the tax code, for instance, is lower than the deduction allowed for nearly all other U.S. manufacturers.
No, thank you. But, we would like to be treated exactly like every other manufacturer in the United States.
By the way, since we only made 9.6 billion dollars in the United States, but had to pay 12.6 billion dollars in taxes just for being here, please tell us why we should stay here and not move our operations to, oh, say, Russia, or China, or Brasil, or any other goddam country where we wouldn't have to pay more in taxes than we earn in that country.
Thank you.
No. There are certain provisions that apply only to the oil industry.

If Exxon made 9.6 billion before taxes & paid 12.6 in corporate taxes, they need to hire new accountants.
fred

Milford, CT

#776654 Oct 18, 2012
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>That would be a great argument if it wasn't for your total fallacy that Obama actually said it...very Romneyesque.
fred was retweeted!

Your Tweet was retweeted!

@TheWrightWingv2 Candy Crowley, battle axe, gave Mitt Romney 40 whacks. When she saw what she had done, she gave America 41.
fred

Milford, CT

#776656 Oct 18, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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Obama is not campaigning on making gasoline more expensive.
We can't drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72 degrees at all times... and then just expect that other countries are going to say OK. That's not leadership. That's not going to happen.

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