Barack Obama, our next President

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"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 ...

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“God bless you, Mr. President”

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The house of cards was abut to collapse & when insiders stated bailing, it started a flood. It had nothing to do with politics. At that time McCain was already losing.
Speaking of bailing (out): "A new report running Thursday in The Nation finds that Romney and his wife, Ann, made at least $15.3 million -- and perhaps tens of millions more -- as a result of bailout funds paid to General Motors. The story, an early copy of which was provided to The Huffington Post, is written by investigative reporter Greg Palast and was backed by the The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute.

Romney's windfall from the bailout is directly tied to his relationship with Paul Singer, the billionaire hedge fund manager who donated $1 million to the Republican's presidential campaign in April. As The Nation reports, the Romneys invested at least $1 million with Singer's fund, Elliott Management, which is known for investing in distressed or bankrupt companies.

One of those bankrupt companies was Delphi, an auto parts maker that hit financial trouble after being spun off from its former parent, GM. Singer's fund bought up a controlling interest in Delphi for about 67 cents a share on average, The Nation calculates. By last November, Delphi's initial public offering was priced at $22 a share, thanks in part by efforts to cut costs by moving operations overseas and employing non-union workers. Delphi's stock price has continued to take off, with shares closing around $32 as of this week.

But that profit was also greatly bolstered by Delphi's lingering ties to GM, which depended on the company for essential auto parts. The Nation reports:

The Treasury allowed GM to give Delphi at least $2.8 billion of funds from the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) to keep Delphi in business. GM also forgave $2.5 billion in debt owed to it by Delphi, and $2 billion due from Singer and company upon Delphi’s exit from Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The money GM forgave was effectively owed to the Treasury, which had by then become the majority owner of GM as a result of the bailout. Then there was the big one: the government’s Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation took over paying all of Delphi’s retiree pensions. The cost to the taxpayer:$5.6 billion. The bottom line: the hedge funds’ paydays were made possible by a generous donation of $12.9 billion from US taxpayers.

Since the Romneys had at least $1 million invested with Elliott by the end of 2010, with a third of that portfolio likely in Delphi, The Nation estimates that they made at a minimum $15.3 million off Delphi's resurgence.

As Phillip Martin has previously reported, Romney also profited heavily from the bailout thanks to Bain's investment in Sensata Technologies, which makes electronic parts for cars. He has been able to avoid paying taxes on some of those gains by transferring nearly a million dollars of Sensata stock to his own tax-sheltered nonprofit. Now that the taxpayer has helped save Bain's company, the Romney-founded private equity giant is returning the favor by shutting down an Illinois Sensata factory and shipping the production to China. Some of the 170 workers who are losing their livelihoods have been arrested in attempts to persuade Romney to use his influence to halt the outsourcing. Romney has declined to do so."

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Hey midget get lost.
Real-time video proves Susan Rice lied about the Benghazi attacks.

Now, just which are you going to believe? The actual video of the attack? Or, some Democrat politician trying to cover Obama's lying ass?

If you noticed, Obama isn't in any hurry to get the terrorists arrested and being held in foreign countries extradited to the United States.
Looking at the details of the assault, it seems Al Qaeda didn't intend to kill the ambassador. Stevens died of smoke inhalation in the safe-room. They were trying to smoke him out while they had heavy weapons like RPGs at their immediate disposal. If they wanted to kill Stevens, they would have just blown the door open and lit him up.
But, that's not what they did. They dumped diesel fuel near the door and set it on fire. Stevens died of smoke inhalation.

Looks like Al Qaeda's plan was to kidnap the ambassador.
Then, the Muslim Brotherhood would get the terrorist that bombed the WTC the first time in exchange for an American ambassador.... right before the election.

Looks like another of Obama's October surprises blew up in his face.
Seriously, do you really want this level of incompetence to continue running our country?
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flack wrote:
<quoted text> Actually we did win the Vietnam war. The North Vietnamese were virtually decimated when we pulled most of the troops out. It wasn't till the democrat congress stopped funding the military aid to South Vietnam that the north overran the south. A lot of revising going on.
Sure and as long as everyone else is revising you might as well throw in your plug nickel right?

The Paris peace accords ended the fighting in Vietnam don't you remember Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho each receiving the Nobel Peace Price for their, cough, negotiated peace agreement. Perhaps you recall that Le Duc Tho refused to accept his prize. Perhaps you also recall that he bytche slapped Henry Kissinger. 1973 was tough year for Nixon and Company__Gerald Ford would relieve the disgraced Nixon in 1974.

What was Flack doing in 1974?

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carol wrote:
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"Above all things have intense and unfailing love for one another, for love covers a multitude of sins." 1 Peter 4:8
Okay, now goodnight.
"Carol"
Why do you respond to despicable "carol" er "dibil? She offers nothing and you just egg her on. Try saying "I am done with you, you stoopid lying piece of manure". Then do not respond to the sickbitches posts. She/he ain't worth your time. She/he is simply a sexual deviate getting her/his jollies.
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<quoted text>No. Post them. Then point out the "varying pieces of legislation" that concern you the most.

(why do I get the feeling you won't, or should I say can't)
Gunners son was raped and he didn't get pregnant.
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dem wrote:
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Romney 29.1% chance of getting 270 electoral votes.
It's better odds than you growing a dk and brain at least.
You just keep stroking and kissing it and it will grow.
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fred wrote:
<quoted text>fred was retweeted!

@SoSoTorpedo Trump offers a 5 million donation to charity if Obama releases his college transcripts? What is the Kenyan Impostor hiding?
Who is Trump?
Some birther fkn retard like you?
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Obama’s campaign unraveling!! Obama the King Of BullShit accusing Romney of being a Bullshitter!!Let’s not forget what Obama said,(if you have nothing to offer you attack your opponent and try to ruin him instead of using your own accomplishments) Priceless!!
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How's that Gallup poll looking, flat foot?
Bigger dog take that bone, boi?
Let's see...Romney still leads and "Boi" is a term used within LGBT communities.

Wanna go for strike three, azzhole? Hee hee
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CAMPAIGN FOR AMERICA Blindside,We are the sons and daughters of a revolution, revolutionaries walking us out of
oppression and into a
no-low promise land.

And this is leaves us with a great sense of sadness dwelling inside our soul. no
one can explain where
its' coming from or where its taking us.

We just know that something is lost, but somehow we are lost, lost
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DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>Real-time video proves Susan Rice lied about the Benghazi attacks.

Now, just which are you going to believe? The actual video of the attack? Or, some Democrat politician trying to cover Obama's lying ass?

If you noticed, Obama isn't in any hurry to get the terrorists arrested and being held in foreign countries extradited to the United States.
Looking at the details of the assault, it seems Al Qaeda didn't intend to kill the ambassador. Stevens died of smoke inhalation in the safe-room. They were trying to smoke him out while they had heavy weapons like RPGs at their immediate disposal. If they wanted to kill Stevens, they would have just blown the door open and lit him up.
But, that's not what they did. They dumped diesel fuel near the door and set it on fire. Stevens died of smoke inhalation.

Looks like Al Qaeda's plan was to kidnap the ambassador.
Then, the Muslim Brotherhood would get the terrorist that bombed the WTC the first time in exchange for an American ambassador.... right before the election.

Looks like another of Obama's October surprises blew up in his face.
Seriously, do you really want this level of incompetence to continue running our country?
Didn't read it.

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It's all well and good to say you support Mitt Romney's campaign to bring civilization and respect back to AMERICA! Stay strong everyone, and even though you've all already given so much, please take time out to give more. We only have a few more days to wait until we restore sanity, Stick with it!
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EasyEed wrote:
<quoted text>"Carol"
Why do you respond to despicable "carol" er "dibil? She offers nothing and you just egg her on. Try saying "I am done with you, you stoopid lying piece of manure". Then do not respond to the sickbitches posts. She/he ain't worth your time. She/he is simply a sexual deviate getting her/his jollies.
Peace
Translation; old Ed saw his penis poke thru his diaper

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fred was retweeted!
@SoSoTorpedo Trump offers a 5 million donation to charity if Obama releases his college transcripts? What is the Kenyan Impostor hiding?
When the Donald makes an equal offer for Romney's tax returns, I might consider it legitimate until that time I'd give three bucks to a wino to have Trump release that squirrel from his head.
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45 REASONS NOT TO VOTE FOR ROMNEY/RYAN

The following statistics correlate the standing of states in various categories, to the RED state BLUE state divide in the 2008 and 2010 elections.

ALCOHOL & TOBACCO
Of the 10 states with the …
• Most alcoholics needing but not receiving treatment, 6 are RED states.
• Most babies born with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), 6 are RED states.
• Most underage drunk-driving fatalities, 8 are RED states.
• Most tobacco use and dependency, 9 are RED states.
• Most adult drunk-driving fatalities, all 10 are RED states.

THE WAR ON DRUGS
Of the 10 states with the …
• Most illicit drug/alcohol abuse/dependency ages 12 to 17, 6 are RED states.
• Most cocaine abuse/dependency, 7 are RED states.
• Most marijuana abuse/dependency, 7 are RED states.
• Most methamphetamine abuse/dependency, 8 are Red states.
• Most illegal use of oxycodone/OxyCotin (AKA “Hillbilly Heroin”), 9 are RED states.

TOUGH ON CRIME
Of the 10 states with the …
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• Most assaults, 7 are RED states.
• Most burglary & robbery, 8 are RED states.
• Most incidents of rape, 8 are RED states.
• Most automobile theft, 9 are RED states.
• Most firearms deaths, 9 are RED states.

ECOLOGY / ENVIRONMENT
Of the 10 states that …
• Are the most polluted, 9 are RED states.
• Are the greatest consumers of oil per capita, 9 are RED states.
• Are the worst places to live, 9 are RED states.
• Have the worst water quality, all 10 are RED states.
• Are the least green, all 10 are RED states.

MENTAL HEALTH
Of the 10 states with the …
• Highest rate of suicides, 7 are RED states.
• Highest rate of unhappy residents, 7 are RED states.
• Highest ranking as the worst place to live, 9 are RED states.
• Most incidents of major depression, 9 are RED states.
• Lowest ranking of mental health expenditures per capita, 9 are RED states.

HEALTHCARE
Of the 10 states with the …
• Highest usage of prescription medications, 9 are RED states.
• Most incidents of and deaths from lung cancer, 9 are RED states.
• Most overweight and obese residents, 10 are RED states.
• Greatest loss of natural teeth, 10 are RED states.
• Highest child death rate, 10 are RED states.

EDUCATION
Of the 10 states with the …
• Lowest ranking on NAEP math & reading tests, 6 are RED states.
• Least high school graduates, 7 are RED states.
• Worst public schools, 8 are RED states.
• Most high school dropouts, 8 are RED states.
• Least college graduates, 9 are RED states.

THE ECONOMY
Of the 10 states with the …
• Most bankruptcies, 6 are RED states.
• Lowest personal income per capita, 9 are RED states.
• Lowest gross state product per capita, 9 are RED states.
• Most residents living below the poverty level, 9 are RED states.
• Lowest median housing value, all 10 are RED states.

FAMILY VALUES
Of the 10 states with the …
• Most domestic homicides, 7 are RED states.
• Highest teen birth rate, 8 are RED states.
• Highest divorce rate, 9 are RED states.
• Most incidents of domestic violence, 9 are RED states.
• Most incidents of child abuse, 9 are RED states.

There you have the Romney-Ryan Republican Strategy: keep your constituents drunk, drugged, depressed, obese, over-medicated, uneducated, unhealthy, and victimized by crime; living in pollution and poverty; where they are abused and abusers in dangerous and unstable domestic relationships.

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"Carol"
Why do you respond to despicable "carol" er "dibil? She offers nothing and you just egg her on. Try saying "I am done with you, you stoopid lying piece of manure". Then do not respond to the sickbitches posts. She/he ain't worth your time. She/he is simply a sexual deviate getting her/his jollies.
Peace
Oh yes, Ed is certainly right on this one. The best thing to do is ignore him because he depends on your participation to perform his evil work. Just ignore him, it's for the best. You can see how well I'm doing with this, but please, please, just say NO!
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Gunner wrote:
<quoted text>Let's see...Romney still leads and "Boi" is a term used within LGBT communities.

Wanna go for strike three, azzhole? Hee hee
Boi is a term used when addressing a known homosexual like you.
And Gallup had Obama down 7 now it's 3.

At least you can laugh through the pain, boi.

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Not as f*cking stupid as you, Real Dumb Dave!
Obama on Coal: "It will bankrupt them"
http://www.youtube.com/watch...
From the moron himself.
Any questions, moron?
Actually, when Obama was speaking about a cap & trade program, he said those that did not clean up their emissions would go bankrupt. This is how & why cap & trade works.

Mitt Romney agrees as he said this as gov in front of a coal fired generation plant: "I will not create jobs or hold jobs that kill people, and that plant -- that plant kills people."

Burning coal kills hundreds of people every year. Both Romney & Obama know this & support burning less of it.

If you believe what Romney is saying now, you'll be sadly disappointed if he wins. Romney would support cap & trade on emissions.
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RUSH10ME wrote:
<quoted text>You just keep stroking and kissing it and it will grow.
I'm not your daughter.

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