Barack Obama, our next President

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Razors Edge

Oak Lawn, IL

#789365 Oct 31, 2012
TSM wrote:
This is Pathetic WH releases situation room photo-For Sandy but refuses to release video of Benghazi!! Mr. President since you refuse to address the American People on Benghazi prior to the election, President Romney will deal with the aftermath of your Incompetence/Failure on Benghazi and give the American People the answers you failed to give!! Romney/Ryan
So what did happen in Benghazi on the night of Sept. 11, when Woods, Ambassador Christopher Stevens and two others Americans were killed? The best way to establish the facts would be a detailed, unclassified timeline of events; officials say they are preparing one, and that it may be released later this week. That’s a must, even in the volatile final week of the campaign. In the meantime, here’s a summary of some of the basic issues that need to be clarified.

First, on the question of whether Woods and others were made to wait when they asked permission to move out immediately to try to rescue those at the consulate. The answer seems to be yes, but not for very long. There was a brief, initial delay — two people said it was about 20 minutes — before Woods was allowed to leave. One official said Woods and at least one other CIA colleague were “in the car revving the engine,” waiting for permission to go. Woods died about six hours later, after he returned to the annex.

The main reason for the delay, several sources said, was that CIA officials were making urgent contact with a Libyan militia, known as the February 17 Brigade, which was the closest thing to an organized security force in Benghazi. The United States depends on local security to protect U.S. diplomatic facilities everywhere, and officials wanted to coordinate any response to the consulate attack. After this delay, Woods and his colleague proceeded to the consulate.

Here’s my question: Was it wise to depend on a Libyan militia that clearly wasn’t up to the job? Could it have made a difference for those under attack at the consulate if Woods had moved out as soon as he was, in one official’s words,“saddled and ready”?

Dump the Chump,Romney 2012!!

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#789366 Oct 31, 2012
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>How many contractors are still in Iraq?
I am assuming still approximately 5500...quite a few with the same roles as other former SEALS and Rangers there at about ten times their former salaries--must just warm the cockles of Cheney's greedy stolen heart. "So, we’re removing our ground troops from Iraq by the end of December. That’s a good thing. But, we’re leaving behind the world’s biggest embassy and a 5,000 man private security force. And we’re probably still going to be hunting al-Qaeda there. The potential for problems is quite evident, I think."

“Gobble, gobble”

Since: Oct 12

Cuckoo's Nest, PA

#789367 Oct 31, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
So no infrastructure was rebuilt or upgraded.
Funny, many local roads were repaved with stimulus money & that would make you a liar once again.
You are such an idiot. You think all of the stimulus money was to go to infrastructure?
My God you are one dumb tea party idiot.
Instead of trying to constantly rewrite history get informed. You're embarrassing yourself....yet again.
Obama yukkin it up?

Obama: Shovel-Ready Not as Shovel-Ready as We Expected



What is your brain deadness level today Dave?
Gunner

Cromwell, CT

#789368 Oct 31, 2012
HYPOCRITICAL OBAMA wrote:
<quoted text>
IT IS WHAT IT IS,OBAMA COULD HAVE INVESTED HIS MONEY IN THE USA,HOWEVER HE IS A HYPOCRITICAL LIAR!!!!!!
Obama Family Tax Shelter -(First family transfers wealth, avoids taxes)

Obama and his wife, Michele, gave a total of $48,000 in tax-free gifts to their daughters, according to tax records made public on Friday.

The president and his wife separately gave each daughter a $12,000 gift under a section of the federal tax code that exempts such donations from federal taxes.

There is nothing illegal about the president’s taking advantage of this tax shelter, but it does raise eyebrows given that he has lamented the myriad tax exemptions used by the wealthy—“millionaires and billionaires” like himself—to pay less in taxes. He has yet to propose a comprehensive plan to reform the byzantine tax code.
carol

Orlando, FL

#789370 Oct 31, 2012
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>It's all rightwing bullsh!t Carol. Another fcking rightwing witch hunt.
Seems the left have gone on a few of those themselves.

Difference being...Republicans hold themselves accountable. Many Republicans have stepped down due to fellow Republicans pressuring them for much lesser offenses than this administration telling stories for weeks about a stupid video rather coming out and calling four dead Americans the result of an organized terrorist attack on 9/11.

That's the difference between your side and mine.

In a word - accountability.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#789372 Oct 31, 2012
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
What FEMA thing?
What upsets me is the Obama White House hanging Americans out to dry in Benghazi, and causing them to be killed by Al Qaeda.
You remember Al Qaeda, don't you? The people that started the Arab jihad war with the United States by murdering 3000 Americans here in the United States.
Somehow, we ended up with a president that is on their side.
How do you suppose that ironic event happened here?
Breaking News: President Barack Obama met with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Vice President Joe Biden at the White House on Sept. 11, 2012 at 5:00 PM—just 55 minutes after the State Department notified the White House and the Pentagon that the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi was under attack.

Since: May 11

New Oxford, PA

#789373 Oct 31, 2012
X Obama Supporter wrote:
<quoted text>
Not such a great issue for Obama if people read on pages 94-96 of Obama's sequestation proposals. Combined with military cuts which will effect the National Guard, Obama might not to go around trying to use FEMA as an issue. Those pesty facts really get in Obama's way!!!
Sequester was put in place to force Congress to act. Period.

If it were come to that point, it will be the failure (again) for the likes of Paul Ryan.

FEMA was discussed by Mitt Romney who favors letting states handle it & FEMA to be one of those areas we no longer needed.

Now Mitt will deny it or say he meant something else.

But in those debates when Perry ETAL were cancelling all sorts of aspects of the federal government, Romney had to jump in & throw away FEMA.
Peppy

Greensboro, NC

#789374 Oct 31, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Yep,without man, the earth built coal fired generation plants & factories & automobiles & homes & buildings that emit CO2 & other greenhouse gases on top of those occurring naturally.
Did you decide to abandon your career as a revisionist historian to become a comedian?
If only dinosaurs had invested in coal......
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#789375 Oct 31, 2012
We're a resilient nation, the NYSE reopened today on generator power while uptown The Wendy Williams Show broadcast with a live audience, one dressed for Halloween.

DaBammy is visiting Atlantic City with Christie__there are no first responders there today although there are no doubt a few thousand insurance adjusters wandering around pretending to know what they're doing. Not so in Seaside and along the barrier island which is a total loss and will never be the same.

There are more dead than I thought there would be but a lot less damage__for instance there will be limited subway service beginning tomorrow__sorry Flack.

WOW__there is a shtload of lying going on here today eh?

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#789376 Oct 31, 2012
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>NO Leo I can't stand Biden. He is all yours!!! how old is the guy? 83?
Dumb Kvetch All Fraudy (of a thousand aliases) can't even spell GOP--she wasn't too bright before she faked that personal injury claim and received chiropractic for closed head trauma. BTW, Biden's younger than Cheney, and that guy got a brand new Chinee heart from Israel; it must have been a major component of the read Romneycare.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#789377 Oct 31, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Yep,without man, the earth built coal fired generation plants & factories & automobiles & homes & buildings that emit CO2 & other greenhouse gases on top of those occurring naturally.
Did you decide to abandon your career as a revisionist historian to become a comedian?
It is not the responsibility of ‘climate realist’ scientists to prove that dangerous human-caused climate change is not happening. Rather, it is those who propose that it is, and promote the allocation of massive investments to solve the supposed ‘problem’, who have the obligation to convincingly demonstrate that recent climate change is not of mostly natural origin and, if we do nothing, catastrophic change will ensue. To date, this they have utterly failed to do so.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#789378 Oct 31, 2012
Gunner wrote:
<quoted text>
Obama Family Tax Shelter -(First family transfers wealth, avoids taxes)
Obama and his wife, Michele, gave a total of $48,000 in tax-free gifts to their daughters, according to tax records made public on Friday.
The president and his wife separately gave each daughter a $12,000 gift under a section of the federal tax code that exempts such donations from federal taxes.
There is nothing illegal about the president’s taking advantage of this tax shelter, but it does raise eyebrows given that he has lamented the myriad tax exemptions used by the wealthy—“millionaires and billionaires” like himself—to pay less in taxes. He has yet to propose a comprehensive plan to reform the byzantine tax code.
An option available to all Americans. Money is taxed: when it was originally earned, and when it is withdrawn by the recipient.
James Madison

Guin, AL

#789379 Oct 31, 2012
Did all you Libturds know, Obama is going to Tax You everytime you use the Internet

Your-a-bunchofdumbasses !!!!!!

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xuhh00_presi...
Razors Edge

Oak Lawn, IL

#789380 Oct 31, 2012
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>I am assuming still approximately 5500...quite a few with the same roles as other former SEALS and Rangers there at about ten times their former salaries--must just warm the cockles of Cheney's greedy stolen heart. "So, we’re removing our ground troops from Iraq by the end of December. That’s a good thing. But, we’re leaving behind the world’s biggest embassy and a 5,000 man private security force. And we’re probably still going to be hunting al-Qaeda there. The potential for problems is quite evident, I think."
Have a Buddy,We served together,Obama is spouting how all our
Troops are to be with drawn 2014,At the same time he is spending
Billions with (Private Contractors) to replace them? So he sounds

and looks Great (election time) but is back dooring the Chicago
way) As most Americans do not have access to knowledge as I do
here it is,TIGERSWAN,XE, FORMERLY BLACKWATER,and many others are
making huge donations to secure these very lucrative contracts
my Buddy will be getting $150,000 per year,Having to pay all his
own expenses..As a Mercenary he will be better equipped than all
his US Counter Parts,re Weapons,Ammo etc..The Salaries range from
$150K to $250K depending on former Experince,former Rank etc???
Razors Edge

Oak Lawn, IL

#789381 Oct 31, 2012
typo experience........
Peppy

Greensboro, NC

#789382 Oct 31, 2012
Day 3 and still no apology to Flack concering his storm predictions.

Homer? Homer? Anyone?

Since: May 11

New Oxford, PA

#789383 Oct 31, 2012
Chicagoan by Birth wrote:
<quoted text>No he did not. The Congress voted it. Some items you whimpish leftwingers forget. Gee Whiz Davey, I've axed you before, if you were sitting in on those meetings? No answer? A military tactician, you ain't?
Sure, after Bush told them when Iraq exploded a nuke, it would be their fault.

Bush controlled the information. He ignored the intel that Iraq had no nuclear program.

Where were those nukes? Where was any nuclear program?

“See how you are?”

Since: Jul 12

Earth

#789384 Oct 31, 2012
Nobama wrote:
<quoted text>
requiring a 20% cash down payment would prevent most of the problems regardless of any legislation....
if a bank feels that loans in a given neighborhood are too risky, regardless of the reason, then they should not make the loans....
for example, a prudent bank would not make loans in high-risk flood zones.....
During the housing bubble, many people upgraded by selling their over-valued homes and putting large down payments on mortgages they still couldn't afford - especially after mid 2007 as unemployment climbed. The housing crisis wasn't caused by government mandated loans - and yes, Freddie and Fannie guarantees encouraged bad mortgages, but didn't cause them. Dig deeper.
James Madison

Guin, AL

#789385 Oct 31, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Sequester was put in place to force Congress to act. Period.
If it were come to that point, it will be the failure (again) for the likes of Paul Ryan.
FEMA was discussed by Mitt Romney who favors letting states handle it & FEMA to be one of those areas we no longer needed.
Now Mitt will deny it or say he meant something else.
But in those debates when Perry ETAL were cancelling all sorts of aspects of the federal government, Romney had to jump in & throw away FEMA.
I want FEMA to be handled by each state !!!(Your a Crusty Old fake disability Molester/Pervert !!!)

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#789386 Oct 31, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
Seems the left have gone on a few of those themselves.
Difference being...Republicans hold themselves accountable. Many Republicans have stepped down due to fellow Republicans pressuring them for much lesser offenses than this administration telling stories for weeks about a stupid video rather coming out and calling four dead Americans the result of an organized terrorist attack on 9/11.
That's the difference between your side and mine.
In a word - accountability.
Accountability??? LOL Hope you, Cheney, and Bush enjoy all your future time together.

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