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
Peppy

Greensboro, NC

#777672 Oct 19, 2012
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>I'm not syaing it is. I'm saying pretty soon their's will be the only jobs left. People will have to work 3 shifts to get by. Those are the kinds of jobs Romney created while at Bain, the good ones they shipped overseas. I know I know, Flack says well then work 3 shifts then.
You really believe that, eh? I am using a canadian accent today.

Is that why Bill Clinton complimented Romney's efforts at Bain by using the term sterling to describe it?

Please use a haiku format to respond.
Jonathan Hemlock

Bronx, NY

#777673 Oct 19, 2012
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>I can only assume that what happened to the Democrats after the Civil Rights Movement is just one more of those things you never learned.
Also if you were in class earlier this week instead of playing with DEM, Lilly,Real dave,you would see who were the Champs of the civil rights movement not White demoncrats dixie libs and the education system for BLACKS was destroyed by WHITE LIBS DEMS, Without WHITE LIB DEMS BLACKS FOUGHT TO GET IN SCHOOL AFTER WHITE LIB DEM INVOLVEMENT BLACKS FIGHT IN SCHOOL
Jane Says

New York, NY

#777674 Oct 19, 2012
To "politicize" means "to give a political character to."

It is a reductive term, capturing the peculiarly shrunken horizons of politics: "Gee, they nuked Israel. D'you think that will hurt us in Florida?"

So media outlets fret that Benghazi could be "bad" for Obama – by which they mean he might be hitting the six-figure lecture circuit four years ahead of schedule.

But for Chris Stevens, Sean Smith, Glen Doherty and Tyrone Woods, it's real bad. They're dead, over, gonesville.

Given that Obama and Secretary Clinton refer to Stevens pneumatically as "Chris," as if they've known him since third grade, why would they dishonor the sacrifice of their close personal friend by peddling an utterly false narrative as to why he died? You want "politicization"?

Secretary Clinton linked the YouTube video to the murder of her colleagues even as the four caskets lay alongside her at Andrews Air Force Base – even though she had known for days that it had nothing to do with it.

It's weird enough that politicians now give campaign speeches to returning coffins. But to conscript your "friend's" corpse as a straight man for some third-rate electoral opportunism is surely as shriveled and worthless as "politicization" gets.

In the vice-presidential debate, asked why the White House spent weeks falsely blaming it on the video, Joe Biden took time off between big toothy smirks to reply: "Because that was exactly what we were told by the intelligence community." That, too, is false. He also denied that the government of which he is nominally second-in-command had ever received a request for additional security.

At the risk of "politicizing" things, this statement would appear also to be untrue.

Instead, the State Department OUTSOURCED security for the Benghazi consulate to Blue Mountain, a Welsh firm that hires ex-British and Commonwealth Special Forces, among the toughest hombres on the planet.

The company's very name comes from the poem "The Golden Journey To Samarkand," whose words famously adorn the regimental headquarters of Britain's Special Air Service in Hereford.

Unfortunately, the one-year contract for consulate security was only $387,413 – or less than the cost of deploying a single U.S. soldier overseas.

On that budget, you can't really afford to fly in a lot of crack SAS killing machines, and have to make do with the neighborhood talent pool.

So who's available? Blue Mountain hired five members of the Benghazi branch of the February 17th Martyrs' Brigade and equipped them with HANDCUFFS & BATONS.

A baton is very useful when someone is firing an RPG at you, at least if you play a little baseball. There were supposed to be four men heavily armed with handcuffs on duty that night,

but, the date of Sept. 11 having no particular significance in the Muslim world, only two guards were actually on shift.
Peppy

Greensboro, NC

#777675 Oct 19, 2012
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Sure. Here. Keep it. Consider it a gift.
Great. Thanks, can I count on the same every week, adjusted for inflation of course. That way I can cut back on my hours at work.
Jonathan Hemlock

Bronx, NY

#777676 Oct 19, 2012
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>I can only assume that what happened to the Democrats after the Civil Rights Movement is just one more of those things you never learned.
ALSO I BELIEVE IN HUMAN RIGHTS THAT COVERS EVERYONE. I OWE THE DEMOCRATS NOTHING human right for all poor rich BLACK WHITE MALE FEMALE HUMAN RIGHTS
Morons4Mitt

Russellville, KY

#777677 Oct 19, 2012
Election is drawing close. Can any of you Repubs give an answer today?
Name just ONE idea or policy difference between Romney and Bush.
Convince America WHY we need to go back and try it all again.
Convince America that when Reagan started this entire plan of Trickle Down from the rich it made things better.
No proof in US history that lower tax rates have EVER created one job. But there is proof that the RICH are destroying America.
The rich bankers knowing made bad loans.
The rich on Wall St. knowing sold these bundled bad loans to the world.
The rich CEOs of over 27,000 American factories closed them and moved them to China to pay slaves .30 cents an hour.
The RICHEST do nothing but swap money on Wall St.. Make Millions and Billions doing it and then pay taxes like Mitt of 13%.
.
And somehow you Repubs vote for all these things as good for America.
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#777679 Oct 19, 2012
chicken waffle 4 obama wrote:
<quoted text>
I had to smash in the face of my good friend waffle to get him to stop watching that movie!
What a duma$&
Wow, really? Where do you live? I'm assuming they target only rightwing neighborhoods.
Carol probably watching it now. This should be illegal.
fred

Milford, CT

#777680 Oct 19, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
A conservative, California-based filmmaker said this week that his company is distributing more than a million free copies of a conspiracy-laden DVD that claims much of what the public knows about President Barack Obama's early life is false.
The movie — called "Dreams From My Real Father" — began appearing in Central Florida mailboxes sometime last week.
Obama biographer David Maraniss called the movie "preposterous." Maraniss, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, said it is "depressing to have so much fictional, unreported, conspiratorial, unhistorical stuff floating around."
"This DVD is the worst of the bunch," he wrote in an email, "which is saying something."
The movie has also been dissected by an Atlanta attorney named Loren Collins. Collins has blogged extensively about the film, concluding, "It's just complete bunk."
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/politics/...
Too bad the Kenyan has his vital records locked up. What's he hiding? Maraniss, himself, proved the Kenyan's autobiography is a pack od lies.

Release the transcripts!

2016
Jane Says

New York, NY

#777681 Oct 19, 2012
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
Peppy

Greensboro, NC

#777682 Oct 19, 2012
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Don't even get me started on people's driving.
Serious question is that all you rightwingers driving down the highway in the left lane?
Move the fck over, Homer has places to be.
Look here, I am going to turn left eventually, I am just not sure when. You liberals are always in such a hurry. Stop and smell the hoses for a change.

Homer which is it, real eyes, realize or real lies?
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#777683 Oct 19, 2012
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Sure. Here. Keep it. Consider it a gift.
Peppy said the President wants women to be able to get abortions at Walmart; but I disagree.
They should be able to get them at McDonalds drive through, then they can just go right home and not have to get out of the car and stuff.
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#777684 Oct 19, 2012
Morons4Mitt wrote:
Election is drawing close. Can any of you Repubs give an answer today?
Name just ONE idea or policy difference between Romney and Bush.
Convince America WHY we need to go back and try it all again.
Convince America that when Reagan started this entire plan of Trickle Down from the rich it made things better.
No proof in US history that lower tax rates have EVER created one job. But there is proof that the RICH are destroying America.
The rich bankers knowing made bad loans.
The rich on Wall St. knowing sold these bundled bad loans to the world.
The rich CEOs of over 27,000 American factories closed them and moved them to China to pay slaves .30 cents an hour.
The RICHEST do nothing but swap money on Wall St.. Make Millions and Billions doing it and then pay taxes like Mitt of 13%.
.
And somehow you Repubs vote for all these things as good for America.
Was Bush in favor of personhood?

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#777685 Oct 19, 2012
dem wrote:
<quoted text>
Good thing.
Your daughters will be retiring from one of those when they are 90.
Stupid frak!
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#777686 Oct 19, 2012
fred wrote:
<quoted text>
Too bad the Kenyan has his vital records locked up. What's he hiding? Maraniss, himself, proved the Kenyan's autobiography is a pack od lies.
Release the transcripts!
2016
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.
fred

Milford, CT

#777687 Oct 19, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
WASHINGTON -- At a recent campaign stop in Pennsylvania, Mitt Romney expressed amazement at a gas station's touch-screen sandwich-making process.
"I went to a place called Wawa's today, you ever been there?... You press a little touchtone keypad, you touch this, touch this, go pay the cashier, there's your sandwich. It’s amazing,” Romney said.
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/nationwor...
The Kenyan is a callous bastard

Mother of diplomat killed in Benghazi attack slams Obama's comment on raid
Friday, October 19, 2012
Daily Mail ^

The mother of an American diplomat killed during a terrorist raid on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi has hit out at Barack Obama for describing the attack as 'not optimal', saying:'My son is not very optimal - he is also very dead.'
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#777688 Oct 19, 2012
Peppy wrote:
<quoted text>
Great. Thanks, can I count on the same every week, adjusted for inflation of course. That way I can cut back on my hours at work.
Sure, since you are a Republican it was already assumed.
Peppy

Greensboro, NC

#777689 Oct 19, 2012
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.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#777690 Oct 19, 2012
Peppy wrote:
<quoted text>
Look here, I am going to turn left eventually, I am just not sure when. You liberals are always in such a hurry. Stop and smell the hoses for a change.
Homer which is it, real eyes, realize or real lies?
I believe it's relish
Peppy

Greensboro, NC

#777691 Oct 19, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
<quoted text>
Peppy said the President wants women to be able to get abortions at Walmart; but I disagree.
They should be able to get them at McDonalds drive through, then they can just go right home and not have to get out of the car and stuff.
Hmm, McBortions?? They may have to work on the marketing a bit.

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#777693 Oct 19, 2012
Obama bad for America wrote:
<quoted text>
Blablablablabla...you're president is loosing it, so are you ...
"loosing" it!!! Hydra alert! Hydra alert! They're everywhere! They're really nowhere!

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