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

Bethlehem, PA

#777725 Oct 19, 2012
Jane Says wrote:
<quoted text>Serious question are all the unlicensed, uninsured illegal aliens hitting bridges on parkways or driving the wrong way because they can't read the signs Democrats?

Lakewood, NJ

#777726 Oct 19, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
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So, you have seen this movie too? No wonder yer all sick in the head
The Democrats would never stoop to such a low. Rightwingers are swine.
Leftwinger swine like you give democrats an even worse reputation than they already have; have another drink.
Jonathan Hemlock

Bronx, NY

#777727 Oct 19, 2012
DESTROY THE EDUCATION FOR BLACKS THANKS WHITE LIB DEM Common whites saw free blacks as direct competition for jobs and trade, leading to even more tension between the races. Increasing legal restrictions prevented true freedom of movement by free blacks and prohibited their associations with enslaved blacks. Despite these restrictions, many free blacks, such as skilled cabinet maker Thomas Day of Caswell County or businessman John Caruthers Stanley of New Bern, lived productive lives. Some, like Stanley, even owned slaves themselves, often, but not always, family members. Other free blacks farmed, much like their counterpart white yeoman farmers.

The sixth and lowest social class was that of the enslaved persons. Slaves made up nearly one-third of the state’s total population in 1860. Most served as agricultural labor on farms and plantations. They were found in every county in the state, with a greater concentration in the eastern areas that had the most suitable soil for growing cash crops, especially cotton. Some businessmen simply saw slavery as an investment, a place to put their capital, which would increase in value. Owning slaves was a sign of wealth, prestige, and power in the entire South and in North Carolina, both east and west. Western counties that produced fewer cash crops had fewer slaves. Although the mountain climate and terrain prevented the development of large plantations, such as those in the eastern part of the state, slavery was, nevertheless, a vital part of the mountain economy. The major distinction in slavery in the west was the diversity of economic activity it supported. Enslaved men and women often worked alongside the mountain farmer/owner, in thriving tourist businesses such as hotels and resorts, in mines, and in livestock endeavors.

Lakewood, NJ

#777728 Oct 19, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
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Shark Eyes~! Did you see this spoof on SNL? It's hilarious!
"You don't scare me shark eyes," "Biden" tells "Ryan" at one point in the sketch. "You think you're tougher than me because you do the P90X workout? Because you're younger than me? Well, let me tell you something buddy. There's gym strong and there's old man strong
Read more:
Giggles Biden and Drunk lily...a pair made for each no one else. Have another drink.

Cromwell, CT

#777729 Oct 19, 2012
flack wrote:
<quoted text> It will be ten dollars for a Big Mac. At a nice place you will see $50 for a $25 meal now. You libtards just don't get it.
The also don't realize you can hire three kids at the current minimum wage, or one kid at the wage they want as the minimum.

Allentown, PA

#777730 Oct 19, 2012
yepperz wrote:
<quoted text>
Thud. Keep trying tough guy, one of these days you'll get something right. Till then I'll enjoy watching you twist on that hook like the insignificant worm you prove yourself to be on a daily basis. Keep your chin up, you can always reinvent yourself again on another anonymous website.
yikes!!!...yepperz killed Jean from Queens....
Jonathan Hemlock

Bronx, NY

#777731 Oct 19, 2012
DEMOCRATS The yeoman have been intensely studied by specialists in American social history, and the history of Republicanism. The term fell out of common use after 1840 and is now used only by historians.

Yeomen in the South are often called Plain Folk of the Old South. They were the middling white Southerners of the 19th century who owned few slaves or none. They played a major role in the history of the Ante Bellum South, although they were less influential than the planters.

Historians have long debated the social, economic and political roles. Terms used by scholars include "common people", "yeomen" and "Crackers."

Deltona, FL

#777732 Oct 19, 2012
chicken waffle 4 obama wrote:
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I did...its around 57 for Cadillac...
Audi is luxury car for young...
Down from 64 in 2004__amazing what a black POTUS can accomplish eh? Actually it was the Bush admin that introduced the USDA capital equip incentive that gave major tax deductions on "trucks" weighing over 5500lbs. Escalades and Navigators qualified as did the big Lexus. Those earning in the 300K up range could deduct the entire purchase price over 3 years.

Audi's are good cars with little resale value__same way with the pricier VW's__lease it or you'll regret it.

Allentown, PA

#777733 Oct 19, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
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How many Cadillacs do you think old Jefro sees in his PA town?
Cadillac has always been a great car and the new ones are really sharp, the STS and the CTS; had an STS for a rental and loved it.
as noted, elderly Jews like you favor Cadillacs....

middle class folks have always steered away from Cadillacs as ostentatious displays of vulgar wealth.....

Bethlehem, PA

#777734 Oct 19, 2012
flack wrote:
<quoted text> It will be ten dollars for a Big Mac. At a nice place you will see $50 for a $25 meal now. You libtards just don't get it.
Hey Flackstredamus is back, the man who couldn't predict the sun coming up the next day.

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#777735 Oct 19, 2012
Jane Says wrote:
the State Department outsourced security for the Benghazi consulate
Let's pause right there, and "politicize" a little more.
Liberals are always going on about the evils of "outsourcing" and "offshoring" – selfish vulture capitalists like Mitt Romney shipping jobs to cheap labor overseas just to save a few bucks. How unpatriotic can you get!
So now the United States government is outsourcing embassy security to cheap Welshmen who, in turn, outsource it to cheaper Libyans. Diplomatic facilities are U.S. sovereign territory – no different de jure from Fifth Avenue or Mount Rushmore.
So defending them is one of the core responsibilities of the state. But that's the funny thing about Big Government: the bigger it gets, the more of life it swallows up, the worse it gets at those very few things it's supposed to be doing.
So, on the first anniversary of 9/11 in a post-revolutionary city in which Western diplomats had been steadily targeted over the previous six months, the government of the supposedly most powerful nation on Earth entrusted its security to Abdulaziz Majbari, 29, and his pal, who report to some bloke back in Carmarthen, Wales.
In the days before the attack, Joe Biden had been peddling his Obama campaign slogan that: "Bin Laden is dead, and General Motors is alive."
The first successful terrorist attack on U.S. sovereign territory since 9/11, and on the very anniversary and by al-Qaida-linked killers, was NOT helpful to the Obama team.
And so the nature of the event had to be "politicized":
Look, over there – an Islamophobic movie! "Greater love hath no man than this," quoth the President at Chris Stevens' coffin, "that a man lay down his life for his friends."
Smaller love hath no man than Obama's, than to lay down his "friend" for a couple of points in Ohio.
Mark Steyn and Pam Gellar do CPAC and other closeted things--no hint of bias there. LMAWLEAO@VHBJ

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

#777736 Oct 19, 2012
Obama is a joke wrote:
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Once it's born alive, it's no longer a fetus.
If the loons on the left could refute Obamas post birth abortion rights speech, they would. In civilized society, the killing of live human beings is called infanticide, for Obama, it's a mothers right to choose.

They are on target about the economy, the straw man of war on women has been a dismal failure. Women are leaving the Obama camp in favor of the prospect of better jobs and economic stability offered by Romney. Now that the Lybian debacle and coverup can no longer be ignored by the media, voters are looking at a basically untruthful, deceptive administration and questioning the worthiness of Obamas leadership.

Newington, CT

#777737 Oct 19, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
This one is better: =5Mv8mD0zUrsXX
Did you give Whoopie that stupid question where she made a fool of herself? Whoopie said she read Mormans can't serve in the military because it is against there religion.

Another liberal like you makes a fool of herself...

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#777738 Oct 19, 2012
kuda wrote:
Countdown to the third Presidential candidate debate...
Only three more days!

What will Romney say would be his foreign policy?

Will Obama continue to confront RomneyÂ’s pandering strategies?
I predict Romney's foreign policy will be different than anything he has ever mentioned before! It'll be a big surprise for all Americans, including the ever supportive, equally confused Republican Party.

Deltona, FL

#777739 Oct 19, 2012
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Flack working 85 hours a week at some sh!t job isn't going to get you ahead, if you can even do that anymore. If they are not moving their jobs overseas companies are stripping away benefits and cutting hours. Look I understand what you are saying but that isn't as viable an option as it was years ago.
Flack takes afternoon naps. Realtime is 65 years old and hasn't taken naps since childhood.

Allentown, PA

#777740 Oct 19, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
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McDonalds will have to provide healthcare plans with ACA. That't the whole point, that everyone is insured.
If you’re doing God’s work and God is perfect, how come you’re always wrong?” he said.“Is it that you can’t follow instructions or is Jesus just dicking you around?”
“The reason I ask,” Maher continued,“is because in 2008, Focus on the Family tried to frighten their vast mailing list of snake-handlers and early-onset dementia patients by sending out a letter with a set of predictions of what our nation would look like if we elected that Evil Count Chocula as our president.”
Raw Story ( )
it is financially impossible to provide full-coverage medical insurance to minimum wage employees, unless they are a relatively small proportion of total employment....and Obamacare prohibits more limited coverage...

McDonald's, like other fast food operations, will provide medical insurance for full-time management employees....and restrict others to part-time employment....

so Obamacare screws a lot of people.....

Cromwell, CT

#777741 Oct 19, 2012
Peppy wrote:
Anyone see the Alfred Smith fundraiser? Pretty funny stuff. Both Obama and Romney performed well. Great change of pace from the campaign rhetoric and talking points.
Come November, Bid Bird is going down.
These affairs are very difficult for liberals, though. They LOATHE having to act restrained while being insulted by conservatives.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#777742 Oct 19, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
<quoted text>The difference being that the Democrats like to do the peoples work, compromise and get things done.
Continue working together for the betterment of all people.
Jonathan Hemlock

Bronx, NY

#777743 Oct 19, 2012
Much is said about class warfare in contemporary America, and there’s justifiable anger at the impoverishment of much of the middle and working classes. The Pew Research Center recently dubbed the 2000s a “lost decade” for middle-income earners — some 85% of Americans in that category feel it’s now more difficult to maintain their standard of living than at the beginning of the millennium, according to a Pew survey.

Blaming a disliked minority — rich business folks — has morphed into a predictable strategy for President Obama’s Democrats, stripped of incumbent success. But all the talk of “one percent” versus “the ninety nine percent” misses new splits developing within both the upper and middle classes.

There is no true solidarity among the rich since no one is yet threatening their status. The “one percent” are splitting their bets. In 2008 President Obama received more Wall Street money than any candidate in history, and he still relies on Wall Street bundlers for his sustenance. For all his class rhetoric, miscreant Wall Streeters, particularly big ones, have evaded big sanctions and the ignominy of jail time.

Obama enjoys great support from the financial interests that benefit from government debt and expansive public largesse. Well-connected people like Obama’s financial tsar on the GM bailout, Steven Rattner, who is also known as a vigorous defender of “too big to fail.”

The “patrician left”— a term that might have amused Marx — extends as well to Silicon Valley, where venture capitalists and techies have opened their wallets wider than ever before for the president. Microsoft and Google are two of Obama’s top three organizational sources of campaign contributions. Valley financiers are not always as selfless as they or their admirers imagine: Many have sought to feed at the Energy Department’s bounteous “green” energy trough and all face regulatory reviews by federal agencies.

Cromwell, CT

#777744 Oct 19, 2012
Obamasharpton wrote:
<quoted text> Giggles Biden and Drunk lily...a pair made for each no one else. Have another drink.
How f**king scary is the thought of Crazy Uncle Joe becoming president?

Today's Gallup post debate poll - Romney 51-45.

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