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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Gunner

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Pat Caddell, former Democratic strategist and pollster who worked for Jimmy Carter, excoriated the so-called "mainstream media" for their coverage of the Benghazi attack and what appears to be a cover up by the Obama administration.

http://www.examiner.com/article/democratic-po...

"I am appalled right now."

"This White House, this president, this vice president, the secretary of state, all of them are willing apparently to dishonor themselves and this country for the cheap prospect of getting reelected, willing to cover up and lie, and the worst thing is, the very people who are supposed to protect the American people and the truth, the leading mainstream media... they have become a threat, a fundamental threat to American democracy and the enemies of the American people."

Caddell wasn't finished, and said that if any other president had responded the way Obama did, he would have been "crucified" by the media.
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It is pretty bad in NY, a ton of power outages, fires too. Ive been watching on my Filmon.com android app. All my local channels on there all show the disaster going on even a tanker got stranded on land.For anyone who wants to watch this mobile you can download FilmOn Online TV app for Android and iPhone. It's FREE and works great, I get all the local channels here in Chicago. You can also watch on PC here: www.filmon.com This hurricane is much worse than Irene. My prayers go out to everyone. Be safe.
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carol wrote:
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Wow...a news network decides not to become part of the corruption in journalism and they suddenly become a sniveling ass licker?
How fleeting is worldly fame. LOL Dat's one bigass bus dem dems gots ... dey been pilin' people under der fo' fo' yars now ... startin' wit Da Bammy's Grammy.

“What goes around, comes around”

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Morons4Mitt wrote:
<quoted text>Your Repubs voting to take money away from Embassy security. You all are nothing but a bunch of Repub Hypocrites.
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House Republicans cut the administration’s request for embassy security funding by $128 million in fiscal 2011 and $331 million in fiscal 2012....Last year, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned that Republicans’ proposed cuts to her department would be “detrimental to America’s national security”— a charge Republicans rejected.
Ryan, Issa and other House Republicans voted for an amendment in 2009 to cut $1.2 billion from State operations, including funds for 300 more diplomatic security positions. Under Ryan’s budget, non-defense discretionary spending, which includes State Department funding, would be slashed nearly 20 percent in 2014, which would translate to more than $400 million in additional cuts to embassy security.
Did you watch any of the congressional investigational hearings on this? Ms. Lamb, who made the decisions, said it had nothing to do with finances nor lack of money. Her decisions were made for other reasons, and apparently only she and God understand them.

Oh? Bet you didn't watch those hearings, right?
Gunner

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Red State Sucker wrote:
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It is absolutely mind boggling to me that you Republicans don't recognize the phony hypocrisy of your indignation over Obama's role in Benghazi while defending Bush's role in Iraq.
I never defended Bush regarding Iraq.

Any more assumptions? Stereotypes?
TheIndependentMa jority

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It is absolutely mind boggling to me that you Republicans don't recognize the phony hypocrisy of your indignation over Obama's role in Benghazi while defending Bush's role in Iraq. Here we are years later still digging out from the devastation of a war based on faulty intelligence from a Republican president's staff that cost THOUSANDS of American lives and billions of dollars. This bogus intelligence was mulled over by Bush's people for WEEKS and they still phucked up! But you hypocrites rail against Obama's team for not making an INSTANT decision based on cloudy intelligence that could have put even more American lives at risk.
How many cables do Ambassador's have to send--PLAINLY requesting MORE security needed (NOT less!!!!)

Blind partisan lemming Bootlicker.

ROMNEY/RYAN 2012!

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sonicfilter wrote:
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"Juan Williams...a nice guy but seems incredibly naive' and will defend ANY democrat spin no matter how ludicrous it seems."
Actually, I've heard some pretty inane arguments from him, and he does tend to tow the party line, even when proven wrong. He does seem like a nice guy. He does seem naive'.
sonicfilter

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You should read the history behind some of his csars. It'd blow your mind.

I've seen all 4 year old right wing Obama czar stories. The usually end up like this....

Kevin Jennings Is Right: Sean Hannity Failed

http://mediamatters.org/blog/2011/06/21/kevin...
Lily Boca Raton FL

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carol wrote:
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Wow...a news network decides not to become part of the corruption in journalism and they suddenly become a sniveling ass licker?
Ever since I watched his interview of Dick Cheney years ago, and
Cheney lambasted Wolf Blitzer for asking a question causing Wolf Blitzer to cowtow and apologize profusely; I have no respect for him as a journalist. There are others on CNN that are okay, I guess it's really just him that I find whiny and annoying.
It's all part of corporations owning media that slants everything. Kudos to Canada for sticking to responsible truthful journalism.

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Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
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No, they're not. Romney, through Bain Capital expanded Phillip Morris and British Tobacco with expansion into Russia. I'm not making this up. Look it up yourself, Vogue cigarrettes, comes with a charm bracelet. They were also involved in alcohol sales.
Romney’s Goldman Sachs 2002 Exchange Place Fund, valued at over a million dollars in 2010, brought in nearly $600,000 in gains in 2010 and is invested in:
- Watson Pharmaceuticals: manufacturer of nine forms of emergency contraception (which Romney incorrectly identifies as “abortifacients“).
- Johnson & Johnson: launched the first U.S. prescription birth control product in 1931 and produces various forms of birth control.
- Merck: produces various forms of birth control
- Mylan: produces birth control medication and filed the first application for a generic birth control pill last year.
- Pfizer: a contraception producer that recently had to recall about a million packs of birth-control pills that weren’t packaged correctly.
So what? None of that (including the lies) proves anything you say.

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Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
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He's not. You are buying into rightwing propaganda. The only ones still chewing on this bone is Fox.
Nothing about it anywhere else at all.
Do you honestly think that the President of the United States wants anyone to die? Come on now, be real.
I honestly don't think he CARES. Read about Woods' father's description of Obama's meeting him and not looking him in the eye while saying what sounds like an insincere "sorry." If he cared about American lives, he would not send automated condolence form letters signed witha robo-pen to families of fallen soldiers.

The left pretends to care so much about people dying in wars, and that's the BEST he can do?
sonicfilter

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Sad thing is, most of us have no firsthand, personal knowledge about things such as this, and we must choose what article or talking head we believe, based on our internal filters, our gut reactions, our logic, and comparison with the other side's probably biased point of view.
I tend to feel the MSM IS very protective of Obama and therefore, I am mistrustful of their motives. Many only see a racist point of view, and therefore, MSNBC rings true to them.
I'll be glad when this election is over and hope this country can get back to doing what's best for America rather than what's politically expedient.
Very astute.

Now see? I'm liking you more already.

Yes, MSNBC has kind of become the left wing FOX. Difference is: MSNBC rarely gets away with lying thanks to FOX. FOX it seems has no shame in relation.
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Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>The IRS has no subpoena power in Switzerland or the Cayman Islands__Mitt is playing the game of "trust me folks."
His main problem year is 2009 a year of amnesty for American corporations and individuals who had been hiding money abroad as away of "evading taxes due." He has other problems as well.
Mitt Romney has a long history of guarding his financial information not to mention lying. He's deceitful, dishonest and nowhere near the best candidate the Republicans had to offer. Ron Paul called him liar on national TV and then laughed at him. Perry, Gingrich, and Cain despised Romney and his wife for their standoffish holier than thou behavior prior to and after the (R) debates and the RNC.
And let's not forget Newt Gingrich called him a liar on national tv, Rick Perry called him a vulture capitalist without a heart.
They were right.
Mitt has investments in many companies; however, being that he is a strict mormon, the choice of making millions on increasing cigarrette smoking in Russia shows that he has no ethics.
He decries the use of the Morning After Pill, falsley calling it an abortion pill; all the while, he is heavily invested in the company who makes it.
He is a liar, on almost everything he says.
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Poll - Majority thinks Obama didn't plan for problems in NYC & East Coast, didn't handle hurricane well.

Same MO as Benghazigate and past issues. Deer in headlights.
sonicfilter

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Actually, I've heard some pretty inane arguments from him, and he does tend to tow the party line, even when proven wrong. He does seem like a nice guy. He does seem naive'.
Naive? I think that would extend to more than one FOX talking head other than O'Reilly. He can be pretty sharp when he doesn't have another talking head on set.

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Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
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Ever since I watched his interview of Dick Cheney years ago, and
Cheney lambasted Wolf Blitzer for asking a question causing Wolf Blitzer to cowtow and apologize profusely; I have no respect for him as a journalist. There are others on CNN that are okay, I guess it's really just him that I find whiny and annoying.
It's all part of corporations owning media that slants everything. Kudos to Canada for sticking to responsible truthful journalism.
Yeah right when Woof Blitz, ax a question, ya better answer?
sonicfilter

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Anything to get elected,
During last week's presidential debate, realizing that he was taking a beating on the Medicare solvency issue, Barack Obama issued the following cri de coeur: "AARP thinks that the savings that we obtained from Medicare bolster the system, lengthen the Medicare trust fund by eight years." Later, after enduring several more blows to his credibility, the President went on to claim AARP agreed with him that Romney's plan would weaken Medicare. Oddly, the "senior advocacy organization" took offense at these remarks. Having provided full-throated support to the President and the Democrats on Obamacare, and resisted Medicare reform, AARP has begun to revert to its nonpartisan pose now that Obama appears to be in trouble.
On Thursday, AARP issued this statement: "AARP has never consented to the use of its name by any candidate or political campaign. AARP is a nonpartisan organization and we do not endorse political candidates nor coordinate with any candidate or political party." The hypocrisy of this statement is breathtaking. AARP actively supported Obama and congressional Democrats on Obamacare knowing full well that it would cut Medicare Advantage (MA), an enormously popular program among seniors, by $200 billion. This obvious betrayal of its members was driven by the knowledge that these MA cuts would force millions of seniors back to traditional Medicare and create a captive market for AARP's "Medigap" policies.
Anything to get elected??

They all do it.
Razors Edge

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Its very frustrating to have endured Socialism at its worst and to
encounter innocent good Ammericans,who on sitting on the Helter '
Skelter slide to its gaping jaws..Americans it seems are not at
all concerned about morphing into yet another failed Socialist
Experiment?

When I some times relay what really takes place,with Govts that
are dedicated to complete and utter control of the people aand
Broadcasts to the people,tsking away any form of free thinking
as a threat to their Powers,and who always crack down on any
resistance to it? How many times has Obama and his comrades
attacked Fox News for example? Acutally forcing their ideals
on a private Corp,getting rid of Beck,threating Hannity and
Oreilly?? Yet the dumbed down American public lets it slide?

This is all I can do,warn not to get enamoured of being
a Puppet!! If Americans seriously want to be a carbon
copy of Greece,Spain,Italia,Uk,where I have personally
witnesses the downfall of..Then so be it..Its Anti USA
but maybe they are BORED??????
TheIndependentMa jority

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Logic wrote:
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What Obama failures?
Bringing the troops home from Iraq?
Bringing Bin Laden to justice in his term when Bush couldn't do in two terms?
Saving the auto industry?
Passed the Affordable healthcare act for uninsured americans?
Only an ignorant racist would view Obama failure.
LIBYA.

Did you really think the newscasts of a huge storm would erase that foreign Policy Failure?

WRONG.

ROMNEY/RYAN 2012!

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sonicfilter wrote:
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The Plus in Romney's 0 Percent Black Vote Support
Another insidious GOP ploy with its eye on black voters is to bankroll and promote a handful of visible and vocal black conservatives to recite all the stock criticisms of Obama, civil rights leaders, and Democrats. This creates the deliberate and false impression that a substantial number of blacks don't support the Democratic Party despite the polls.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/earl-ofari-hutc...
Oh, I think there will be some black voters for Romney. And there will be many who voted for Obama the first time who will just stay home this time.

Or do you think all blacks must be democrats? If that were true, it would PROVE they are not thinking about issues, just race. I give them more credit than that...how about you?

JMHO.

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