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 ... Read more

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#790499 Nov 1, 2012
Finally in: the total snowfall at the farm. 38" Yes that's right 38". Over three feet. I don't miss that crap! It will however let the ski resorts open a month early.
Sondra

Edison, NJ

#790500 Nov 1, 2012
Are You Kidding wrote:
CBS is out with a new poll of the critical swing states Ohio, Florida, and Virginia. In each, Romney posts significant leads among Independent voters. In Virginia, Romney leads Obama by a massive 21 points among Independents. In OH and FL, he leads by 5-6 points. If this lead holds through election day, he will not lose these states, based on past elections.
Romney also has big leads among those most likely to vote. He wins seniors, the most dependable voting demographic, by 13 points in VA, 11 points in FL and 9 points in OH. Again, if these trends hold, Romney will sweep all three states, according to CBS.
Of course, since this poll was commissioned by CBS, they are downplaying these results. Instead, Quinnipiac University, who conducted the poll, oversampled Democrats by a ridiculous amount to show Obama with a 5 point lead in OH and tied in VA and FL. To get this result, Quinnipiac had to juice the poll to show Democrats with a bigger turnout advantage than they enjoyed in 2008.
http://www.realclearpolitics.com/2012/10/31/r ...
Obama is losing the youth vote he had in 2008.

They may not like Romney and will end up staying home.
Sondra

Edison, NJ

#790501 Nov 1, 2012
On Friday, Obama appeared on MTV for “ASK OBAMA LIVE: An MTV Interview with the President” for one last push to win over the hearts of the generation that secured his victory in 2008.

The president had no fresh material, but it was clear he knows his campaign is hemorrhaging support from the more than 20 million 18- to 29-year-olds who’ll vote this year — votes he can’t afford to lose.

The president will milk every ounce of celebrity status he can, because he sure can’t run on his economic youth record or his broken promises.

America has shed 397,000 net youth jobs since Obama took office. The 4.7 million Americans under 30 now looking for work represent 40 percent of the unemployed population.

This president has the worst youth-unemployment record in postwar history. Youth unemployment has averaged 17.5 percent the last four years; no other presidency has come close to matching it.

On his watch, youth incomes have fallen 6 percent while costs for young people have skyrocketed.

In 2008, Obama said,“When I’m president, I will make college affordable for every American.” Instead, college tuition has risen 25 percent in the last four years and continues to climb.

Students have been forced to take out massive loans to pay for tuition increases. Under Obama, national student-loan debt has grown to more than $1 trillion; according to Young America’s Foundation’s Youth Misery Index, the average student graduates with $4,000 more in student loans than did those graduating when the president took office.

Other bills are up, too: Gasoline prices have more than doubled in the last four years, and food prices continue to rise.

The lack of job prospects and the rise in the cost of living have left young Americans economically miserable and wondering what happened to those 2008 promises of “hope” and “change.”

President Obama’s lofty rhetoric four years ago gave young Americans a renewed faith in government. We were told we’d be able to “tell our children that this was the moment when we began to provide care for the sick and good jobs to the jobless ... and our planet began to heal.”

Obama also said he’d “cut the deficit we inherited in half by the end of my first term” with “the most transparent administration ever.”

Four years later, health care is even more unaffordable, millions have dropped out of the workforce, the deficits have doubled and the president has hidden scandals while claiming “executive privilege.”

In one term, Obama has morphed from the “purple president” into a candidate whose ads have been 73 percent negative, compared to 36 percent for Romney. The optimism from 2008 has vanished.

Young Americans couldn’t be more disappointed, which is exactly why youth voter enthusiasm — young people who say they will “definitely vote”— has fallen 30 points since 2008, from 78 percent to 48 percent.

He promised to unify the country and give everyone a fair shot. Four years later, the president has failed to keep his promises, and young Americans have lost faith in the political system.

No matter how many times Katy Perry or Bruce Springsteen beg them, young Americans won’t (to steal a phrase from Obama) get “Obamnesia” and forget the last four miserable years. We haven’t gone “forward,” we haven’t seen positive “change” and we’ve lost “hope.” Slogans and celebrities won’t fool young voters again.

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#790502 Nov 1, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
You have never ever proved any of my posts to be lies.
"real dumb"
Lies or BULLMANURE. Take your choice. On an average day you get 40+ posts pointing out your idiocy.
Peace
KMA
Nobama

Allentown, PA

#790503 Nov 1, 2012
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
Florida, Virginia, Ohio, Wisconsin... and goddam Pennsylvania.
plus Senator Bob "Zombie" Casey (D-PA) is in trouble against an unknown former coal miner named Tom Smith.....
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#790504 Nov 1, 2012
flack wrote:
<quoted text> What part of 'everyone I know who was homeless had one if not more of those'? I read somewhere a long time ago something about building your house upon the sand. It was suppose to be about how to build your character but I think now it may have a new meaning.
Huh?

Is that part of the three little pigs story???
TheIndependentMa jority

Nancy, KY

#790505 Nov 1, 2012
ChromiuMan wrote:
<quoted text>
Governor "I'm a business guy" Romney. MA ranked 47 in job growth on his watch. Clean the earwax out of your eyes.
We've already been over that fallacy....sorry you missed the enlightenment.

ROMNEY/RYAN 2012!
Economic Experience FOR America again-NOT against it!
Gunner

Cromwell, CT

#790506 Nov 1, 2012
Obama admits government is in the way

Disaster triggers calls for removal of usual "red tape" and "bureaucracy" that normally bogs us down.

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#790508 Nov 1, 2012
flack wrote:
<quoted text> HAHAHAHAHAhahaha!!!
"flack"
You hit the nail on the head. "real dumbs" post are sure to cause a chuckle of disbelief.
Peace
worker

United States

#790509 Nov 1, 2012
Did you see the photo op Romeny was having when he was taking donations for Sandy. And did you hear how sincere he was about helping the needy. Come on folks, this guy is just about the rich. 95% of the tax break goes to the rich. His own taxes will go down from 14% to 1%. It doesn't matter about the 47% of Americans. In fact it won't matter if any of his crap will work. He will be doing really good off the backs of the American people.

Vote Obama/Biden 2012 middle class
GOD IS 4 THE REPUBLICANS

Woodbridge, VA

#790510 Nov 1, 2012
I see more than one Obama signs in the Demonbrats yards. AGAIN, no Repubican went into their yard to tare up their signs, but AGAIN, some Demonbrats think it is their stupid lame ass right to go on someone's lawn, take and trash Republican signs, and throw them out in the road.
HOW MEAN!!

BY THE LOOKS OF IT, THE DEMONBRAT SIDE ARE MORE DESPERATE TO GET THIS MAN IN OFFICE THAN THEY WERE THE FIRST TIME AROUND.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#790512 Nov 1, 2012
Sister Kathryn Lust wrote:
<quoted text>I became a teenager during Clinton's tenure, Dubya. And my 'outrage' has been expressed by taking in the child of a homeless veteran, and raising him as my own, when Ron was killed on the streets.
I've been registered R since the age of 18.
You think you know me, or something?
War is hell.
Clinton... serial rapist.

To take in another's child is admirable.

R since the age of 18... hmmmmm.......

leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>You know, I bet if god himself came down and turned water into wine (or gasoline), you'd complain because he was black.

You:
Ooooh, they really didn't like that one...

HYPOCRITICAL OBAMA wrote:
WND Exclusive

You:
World Nut Daily...bringing us the political equivalent of "Aliens Impregnated Me" stories, for decades.

TheIndependentMajority wrote:
<quoted text>
The MAN with a PLAN-AND EXPERIENCE!!!!
(open up trade to get the economy moving again, support energy independence and education--and maybe even clean the wax out of your ears!!)
ROMNEY/RYAN 2012!!
Volumes of CHEERING and APPLAUSE in Roanoke!!!!

You:
His plan is to gut the public education system, redistribute taxpayer dollars to corporations and the military, ship more jobs to Malaysia, frack for natural gas until the entire water supply is flammable, and outlaw abortion.

His experience lies in sucking the blood out of American companies, and selling off their bones. His VP's experience is as a life-long government employee, and the ins and outs of wrangling government subsidies / contracts for the Ryan family's construction business.

I think your responses can be summed up by this:

"Generally success or failure is a mighty determinant of ethics."
and
"An organizer working in and for an open society is in an ideological dilemma to begin with, he does not have a fixed truth -- truth to him is relative and changing."
---- Saul Alinsky

I doubt the accruacy of how you describe yourself.

“Hello Winter”

Since: Oct 12

Karachi,Pakistan

#790513 Nov 1, 2012
ralf is always angry mad person always fighting

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#790514 Nov 1, 2012
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Obviously your perception of "homeless" is that of people sleeping in parks begging for quarters to be spent on booze, drugs and so on and to be fair that probably is the "final" version of homelessness.
But homeless people might be living with friends or family until they can get back on their feet, women and children living in shelters to escape abusive husbands/fathers. Homeless has become an umbrella word to describe various human situations.
As we speak, there are perhaps a couple of hundred thousand "new" homeless folks in the areas affected by the superstorm and I for one wouldn't mind it if some of those folks head to Central Florida with their insurance/FEMA checks to take advantage of really cheap homes and rents left behind by our financial tragedy.
If you are living in someone else's home, you are not homeless. You're a dependent, whether those supporting you are allowed to declare you as a dependent or not.

Homeless is just that - without a home to live in. If you live in someone else's home, you're not homeless.

Private charities provide more beds and meals for the homeless than there are homeless. Why don't you go do some research for us and tonight count the number of empty beds in these homeless shelters.
Why are there empty beds in homeless shelters, and so many homeless sleeping on the streets, you ask?
Because you can't bring drugs and booze into these homeless shelters.

“Hello Winter”

Since: Oct 12

Karachi,Pakistan

#790515 Nov 1, 2012
dbw ow many girls you have raped 10098 or 1097 tell me

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#790516 Nov 1, 2012
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Huh?
Is that part of the three little pigs story???
Well, that explains a lot.
finding

Brookland, AR

#790517 Nov 1, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
It's that time of year, my last column before the elections on Tuesday. I have tried hard to keep an open mind throughout the campaign, balancing evolving opinions, the fact that I consistently vote a split ticket and the fact that both my father and mother were lifelong Republicans. They would probably roll over in their graves up on Rose Hill if they were to see this column.
My decision to vote for the re-election of Barack Obama has five poles.
The first is the position stated two years ago by Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. that "the single most important thing we want to achieve" is to make Mr. Obama a one-term president. Mr. McConnell did not say he would work to pass legislation in the best interests of the American people. He said he would work most of all to get rid of Mr. Obama.
Yet Mitt Romney, the Republican Party's presidential nominee, even when he is trying to sound reasonable and bipartisan, has never said Mr. McConnell should step down as the GOP leader in the Senate. That is a reason not only to vote against Mr. Romney, but also to vote against Republican Senate and House candidates.
Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/opinion/d...
I doubt your vote will amount to much. We don't need four more yrs of the same ole same ole thing. I want to feel safe in my country, Benghazi for example, they turned their back on those four men, the muslims has bommies blessings, another four more yrs and we will be led by muslims.
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#790518 Nov 1, 2012
flack wrote:
Finally in: the total snowfall at the farm. 38" Yes that's right 38". Over three feet. I don't miss that crap! It will however let the ski resorts open a month early.
Maybe in a drift.

www.register-herald.com/

About two feet total in the region__heavy snow causes a lot of problems when it falls and then again when it starts to melt. Thirty seven degrees at present__a lot of power outages.

It takes a long time for those folks to get "the power back up."

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#790519 Nov 1, 2012
dem wrote:
<quoted text>
Lol!!!!!
Romney down five in Ohio.
Romney down four in Wisconsin
Romney down one in Florida.
Romney down eight in penn
Romney down two in Virginia.
Thanks for playing you fkn tea bag stooge.
Looks like all your guy has to do is swing five states he can't win in under a week.
What excuse will Obama use to miss Romney's inauguration? You know getting slaughtered just like what happened in the mid-term elections will be too much for his overblown ego to handle.
There aren't any hostages to be released like Jimmah Cahtah had.

What excuse do you think Obama will use to skip Romney's inauguration?

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#790520 Nov 1, 2012
Sondra wrote:
On Friday, Obama appeared on MTV for “ASK OBAMA LIVE: An MTV Interview with the President” for one last push to win over the hearts of the generation that secured his victory in 2008.
The president had no fresh material, but it was clear he knows his campaign is hemorrhaging support from the more than 20 million 18- to 29-year-olds who’ll vote this year — votes he can’t afford to lose.
The president will milk every ounce of celebrity status he can, because he sure can’t run on his economic youth record or his broken promises.
America has shed 397,000 net youth jobs since Obama took office. The 4.7 million Americans under 30 now looking for work represent 40 percent of the unemployed population.
This president has the worst youth-unemployment record in postwar history. Youth unemployment has averaged 17.5 percent the last four years; no other presidency has come close to matching it.
On his watch, youth incomes have fallen 6 percent while costs for young people have skyrocketed.
In 2008, Obama said,“When I’m president, I will make college affordable for every American.” Instead, college tuition has risen 25 percent in the last four years and continues to climb.
Students have been forced to take out massive loans to pay for tuition increases. Under Obama, national student-loan debt has grown to more than $1 trillion; according to Young America’s Foundation’s Youth Misery Index, the average student graduates with $4,000 more in student loans than did those graduating when the president took office.
Other bills are up, too: Gasoline prices have more than doubled in the last four years, and food prices continue to rise.
The lack of job prospects and the rise in the cost of living have left young Americans economically miserable and wondering what happened to those 2008 promises of “hope” and “change.”
President Obama’s lofty rhetoric four years ago gave young Americans a renewed faith in government. We were told we’d be able to “tell our children that this was the moment when we began to provide care for the sick and good jobs to the jobless ... and our planet began to heal.”
Obama also said he’d “cut the deficit we inherited in half by the end of my first term” with “the most transparent administration ever.”
Four years later, health care is even more unaffordable, millions have dropped out of the workforce, the deficits have doubled and the president has hidden scandals while claiming “executive privilege.”
In one term, Obama has morphed from the “purple president” into a candidate whose ads have been 73 percent negative, compared to 36 percent for Romney. The optimism from 2008 has vanished.
Young Americans couldn’t be more disappointed, which is exactly why youth voter enthusiasm — young people who say they will “definitely vote”— has fallen 30 points since 2008, from 78 percent to 48 percent.
He promised to unify the country and give everyone a fair shot. Four years later, the president has failed to keep his promises, and young Americans have lost faith in the political system.
No matter how many times Katy Perry or Bruce Springsteen beg them, young Americans won’t (to steal a phrase from Obama) get “Obamnesia” and forget the last four miserable years. We haven’t gone “forward,” we haven’t seen positive “change” and we’ve lost “hope.” Slogans and celebrities won’t fool young voters again.
What's a matter, Sondra Jane, you shouldn't paste all that crap from the New York Post without any citation...it's intellectual theft and a really big tell. lol

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