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
Jonathan Hemlock

Bronx, NY

#777785 Oct 19, 2012
What was Bacon's Rebellion?In 1675 the lower class citizens of Virginia wanted to expand and gain cheaper land. The Yeoman farmers and non land holders wanted the government to expel or kill the Indians that were in the way of their expansion. In order to protect the upper class wealthy plantation owners, and have a ready supply of people for labor their plantation, both plantation owners and Governor Berkeley did not want this for the lower class. Against Governor Berkeley's orders, a militia attacked the Native Americans. In rebellion to these attacks the Native Americans started to raid the outer farms and plantations killing lower class colonists. Nathaniel Bacon, leader of the militia, asked Governor Berkeley for military protection from these raids. When Governor Berkeley denied them military protection against the attacks, again against the Berkeley's orders Bacon's militia attacked the native Americans. Berkley then had Bacon declared a traitor and was arrested. After Bacon's release, Bacon still angry at Berkeley for how he and the lower class people had been treated, gathered a militia together and marched against Berkeley driving him into hiding, overthrowing the government, and burning Jamestown to the ground. Soon after, Bacon died suddenly of dysentery and Berkeley regained control.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#777786 Oct 19, 2012
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Flack takes afternoon naps. Realtime is 65 years old and hasn't taken naps since childhood.
Flack also stays up all night watching bands. Flack also gets up at 6am to fix breakfast. Realtime in bed by 9.
fred

Milford, CT

#777787 Oct 19, 2012
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>You're comparing "Bowling for Columbine" or "Capitalism: A Love Story" to a totally fraudulent attack on the President's dead mother and a trumped up boogey man for the right? Here's your haiku:
Pepe is a fraud,
Obnoxiously hidebound,
Shrill, shill stupid man.
All of Michael Moore's communist propaganda is puerile drivel.

Tales of Frank David Marshal, the Kenyan's real father, and 2016 lift the veil of secrecy and mystery surrounding the Kenyan's birth.

A simple DNA test would prove paternity. Dig em up.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#777788 Oct 19, 2012
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Watch what happens when the boot of socialism is lifted from the neck of the American people. There is a lot of pent up energy out there waiting for the ejection to be over. If Romney wins there will be such an explosion of entrepreneurship that it will be amazing to watch. I know plenty of people who are waiting. On the other hand if Obama wins they will just hunker down for another 4 years and wait. This will mean more businesses closed, more money sitting on the sidelines and more unemployment. This election really is about the future on America.
Pathetic. But at least you agree with what I have been saying for years, rightwingers have been sitting on the sidelines which is why the economy isn't growing at a faster rate. I only wish I had been wrong, but they are a bunch of stubborn jackasses. Any ahole that would sit on the sidelines just to see Obama and the rest of the country fail is a complete scumbag in my eyes.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#777789 Oct 19, 2012
Nobama wrote:
<quoted text>
much of the merchandise at Walmart is available at other stores....at higher prices...so take your pick.....
if Homer wants to buy a certain model TV, why not buy it from the lowest cost outlet....most likely Costco or Sam's Club.....
I never shop at Walmart, they could be giving sh!t away, Homer recognizes the underlying damage they are doing.
mr owl III

Oklahoma City, OK

#777790 Oct 19, 2012
Pres Obama, CNN memo, Affirmative Action for sitting Presidents, and second debate was rigged...{?}

"On why Obama got more time to speak, it should be noted that Candy and her commission producers tried to keep it even but that Obama went on longer largely because he speaks more slowly. We’re going to do a word count to see whether, as in Denver, Romney actually got more words in even if he talked for a shorter period of time."

http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2012/10...
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#777791 Oct 19, 2012
Nobama wrote:
<quoted text>
Boca Raton is not America....your type loves Cadillacs....the rest of the country, not so much...
go to Southern California and all the upscale cars are European or Japanese.....
Here too, most cars here are Lexus, Mercedes and BMWs.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#777792 Oct 19, 2012
Nobama wrote:
<quoted text>
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.....
Under 28 hours a week which means everybody with a view to the future will have to work 2 1/2 jobs at the least. The reality of unintended consequences is lost on these people.
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#777793 Oct 19, 2012
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>That's pathetic. Then what wait for another 8 years until Hillary's term is over? Just put a bullet in your head now and get it over with. Hard to believe rightwingers could be that unpatriotic.
I don't believe that a person, who wanted to open a business or expand a business would not do so because of who is President. That makes no sense at all, it's absurd rightwing bullshyt talk to pump each other up at whatever the name of that podunk bar is called.
Nobama

Allentown, PA

#777794 Oct 19, 2012
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Remember to say hi to the attendant, that's about as close as you will come to mainstream America.
Speaking of Dominos, that new commercial they are running with the hand made pizza dough with the lady and her bare hands and finger nails pressing the dough, put some gloves on for cryin' out loud. Homer knows how many of you don't wash your hands after using the bathroom without mentioning any names.
Needless to say Homer will be passing on the hand made pizza from Domino's.
the temperature and time for baking pizza would kill any bacteria...

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#777795 Oct 19, 2012
Jane Says wrote:
<quoted text>laugh your FA away, doesn't change that they are right and Obama and team lied for many days (if this was Bush, the MSM would have WHITE HOUSE COVERUP as front page) all because they outsourced security on 9/11 in a dangerous place -- while someone like Valerie Jarrett, Chief White House Communist & Czar of Keeping Oprah Away from The One, has a security detail with real ammunition.
I wish I couldn't believe you're this stupid...how long did it take us to know ALL about the first 9/11? "Ben Ladin determined to attack inside the US;" no WMD's in Iraq; bin Laden in Pakistan; Cheney's contractors getting people killed for fun and profit. You're pathetic to crow so much nonsense of four dead Americans...hope karma hurries up and comes for you and the Romneys...
fred

Milford, CT

#777796 Oct 19, 2012
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>You're comparing "Bowling for Columbine" or "Capitalism: A Love Story" to a totally fraudulent attack on the President's dead mother and a trumped up boogey man for the right? Here's your haiku:
Pepe is a fraud,
Obnoxiously hidebound,
Shrill, shill stupid man.
OUT ON DVD THIS WEEKEND: 2016: Obama’s America.
Obamasharpton

Lakewood, NJ

#777797 Oct 19, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
<quoted text>
"I'd like to take a swing at him" Taggert Romney
"I'd like to take a 'swig' of anything alcoholic" Lyin' lily.
fred

Milford, CT

#777798 Oct 19, 2012
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Pathetic. But at least you agree with what I have been saying for years, rightwingers have been sitting on the sidelines which is why the economy isn't growing at a faster rate. I only wish I had been wrong, but they are a bunch of stubborn jackasses. Any ahole that would sit on the sidelines just to see Obama and the rest of the country fail is a complete scumbag in my eyes.
Why would we help the Kenyan's communist coup to succeed? duh

Who is John Galt?

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#777799 Oct 19, 2012
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Pathetic. But at least you agree with what I have been saying for years, rightwingers have been sitting on the sidelines which is why the economy isn't growing at a faster rate. I only wish I had been wrong, but they are a bunch of stubborn jackasses. Any ahole that would sit on the sidelines just to see Obama and the rest of the country fail is a complete scumbag in my eyes.
Leo sees the ahole scumbags as Homer sees them.
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#777800 Oct 19, 2012
Jane Says wrote:
<quoted text>just like the unions warn their members of an end to their gravy train if Obama isn't re-elected, CEOs are telling their employees of an end to their jobs if Obama is re-elected.
haven't heard much more about the WARN act being dismantled for all the job layoffs pending due to the defense cuts.
must be another bit of news that needed to "fade away" because it points to the hypocrisies and failures of the Obama presidency.
You haven't heard about it recently because it wasn't really news in the first place just bullshyte from right wing chicken littles such as the ones who live on this thread.

Lockheed Martin laid off 200 employees and has no current plans for additional layoffs.

200 is a far cry from 11,000 correct? LMAO, not on the topix political threads it isn't.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#777801 Oct 19, 2012
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>And most of us have heard the wind blow before. When's that White Family Reunion coming back to WVA?
Hope your husband, if you have one, has a lot of cotton.
Jonathan Hemlock

Bronx, NY

#777802 Oct 19, 2012
The interesting thing about history is that it doesn’t stop at the beginning. It keeps on rolling along and morphs into more history.

Early trials suffered by the Maryland colonists, including religious upheaval, raids from pirates, rebellions and Indian wars, all set the stage for what was to follow: the yeoman planter class which eventually emerged along the shorelines of the rivers. The yeomen were those whose forbears came to the colony in its infancy, enduring the “seasoning” sickness that waylaid most newcomers for a good six months upon their arrival. Those who survived (more than a few didn’t) worked out their four-to seven year indentures in the fledgling colony, and in return were granted 50 acres to start their own farms. With tobacco as the main money-making crop, many of these former indetures some of whom could neither read nor write became very wealthy men. As Cecil Calvert, Second Lord Batlimore had envisioned, this became the foundation for a success in the new world.

As these seasoned, former indentures grew older, new Americans the yeoman class were born. Because their parents endured the “seasoning” for them, they were immune to the pathogens. The new wealthy population expanded their holdings and plantations such as Historic Sotterley in Hollywood were the result.

Older than Mount Vernon or Montecello, Sotterley has endured time, tide, storms and wars, and as well as any site in Southern Maryland, tells in a concise and accurate manner (historians there have debunked quite a few former myths) the story of the yeoman class that developed in Maryland through the colonial period and eventually gave rise to America.
mr owl III

Oklahoma City, OK

#777803 Oct 19, 2012
A dead battery for your car, Giant bird killers, and Yes we have plenty of oil....

"An economy awash in oil"

"Forget the doomsayers. Cheap abundant fossil fuels will drive our future."

http://www2.macleans.ca/2012/10/18/awash-in-o...
Jonathan Hemlock

Bronx, NY

#777804 Oct 19, 2012
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>I wish I couldn't believe you're this stupid...how long did it take us to know ALL about the first 9/11? "Ben Ladin determined to attack inside the US;" no WMD's in Iraq; bin Laden in Pakistan; Cheney's contractors getting people killed for fun and profit. You're pathetic to crow so much nonsense of four dead Americans...hope karma hurries up and comes for you and the Romneys...
Separating fact from fiction is one of the great challenges for historians We do a lot of myth-busting these days Historical research is key to dispelling legend

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