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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Throw your last tooth at me?
Don't reduce me to having to merely technically with big werds, explain the patheTicness of your posts....I WILL send you a bill for it..via KARMA, DUHMbo.

ROMNEY/RYAN/CHRISTIE et al 2012!
ALREADY SAVING America!

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The fact is it doesn't matter if anybody is listening to the Behghazi "hysteria" before the election or not. Nixon was re-elected too! The fact is even if Obama is re-elected all the info will come out and when it does Obama will be OUT! I expect he'll have to be thrown out on his ass though because I can't see the narcissitic community organizer having the honor that Nixon did and stepping down on his own when he knows all his bs has finally caught up with him.
Why are Bush and Cheney still out of prison. Wonder if Sith Cheney's new heart was obtained through the China to Israel black market...you fools try to protect your own, but if there's any justice those two will be in hell before their feet get cold. "An administrator for the estates of Stephen Helvenston, Mike Teague, Jerko Zovko and Wesley Batalona sued Blackwater in 2005 after the security contractors were killed by Iraqi insurgents while escorting a supply convoy in Fallujah.

They were beaten, burned and executed. Two of the charred bodies were strung from a bridge over the Euphrates River. Images of the events disturbed Americans at one of the low points for the United States during the Iraqi occupation.

Blackwater, which changed its name to Xe Services and then to Academi, came to symbolize the U.S. policy of hiring private contractors to perform work previously handled by the military.

The lawsuit accused the company of sending the contractors into a high-risk environment without armored vehicles, automatic weapons and the required number of personnel." Romnesia?
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I think Leno was spot on:‘Don’t ask, don't tell is back ... Obama's new policy for questions about Libya' When Liberal/Democrat message doesn’t fit the Facts change the Message!! Romney/Ryan!!!
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South Carolina teacher Laurie Humphrey has been removed from the classroom for a politically charged sign placed in her classroom, WLTX reports.

The Dutch Fork High School social studies teacher in Irmo, S.C., drew complaints from parents and students after displaying a placard that reads, "The road to hell is paved with Democrats" in her government class.

Humphrey is still employed but is not currently teaching. It's unclear whether she is still being paid as district officials investigate to "make sure the students are taken care of and that we're fair to the teacher," Lexington-Richland 5 schools spokesperson Mark Bounds told WLTX.

Humphrey has been an educator for 15 years, spending 11 of those teaching in the area, according to WIS. Bounds tells the station that the district takes the issue seriously and is working to prevent similar future incidents.

"She used really poor judgement," Bounds told WIS. "This teacher's actions are clear violations of Board policy and the District's directives… Being a teacher doesn't take away your rights as a citizen. So, after hours on your own time we encourage teachers, we want them to be politically active, but they shouldn't do it in a way that makes any student feel uncomfortable."

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/30/laur...
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Flo, you're in meltdown mode.
Go have a few beers and some Xanax.
Duhmbo-

1. I prefer chablais on the RARE occasion such ever passes my lips.

2. To hell with dat chit...I will retain muh braincells-UNcorrupted thank you.

And don't even try and get near the neck of my green tea bottle-I'm watching you-you slithering worm.

ROMNEY/RYAN/CHRISTIE 2012!!!

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Christie said he spoke to President Barack Obama at midnight.“He assured me that we would have an expedited process with FEMA,” Christie said.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1012/830...

Wannabe Romney would have never uttered such a statement regarding the FEMA process.

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TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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ROMNEY/RYAN/CHRISTIE et al 2012!
ALREADY SAVING America!
Blondie??? Is floDUH your sister?
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FEMA a great issue for President Obama, the October surprise.
Dream on. FEMA is absent from coverage because local governments did not collapse. duh

LIBERALS TO ROMNEY: Only We Can Politicize Hurricane Sandy.

POLITICIZING DISASTER RELIEF: Totally predictable, of course, but still utterly ignoble. The editors of the Wall Street Journal document the Obama campaign’s–and its surrogate, the lamestream media’s–panicky attempt to capitalize on Hurricane Sandy by implying that Romney and Republicans are opposed to disaster relief. Uh, yeah, whatever.

But seriously, here’s how inane the Democrats’ efforts are:

As for Mr. Romney and FEMA, the liberals are excavating remarks from one of the early GOP debates. CNN’s John King asked if “the states should take on more” of a role in disaster relief as FEMA was running out of money.

Mr. Romney:“Absolutely. Every time you have an occasion to take something from the federal government and send it back to the states, that’s the right direction. And if you can go even further and send it back to the private sector, that’s even better.

“Instead of thinking in the federal budget, what we should cut—we should ask ourselves the opposite question. What should we keep? We should take all of what we’re doing at the federal level and say, what are the things we’re doing that we don’t have to do? And those things we’ve got to stop doing, because we’re borrowing $1.6 trillion more this year than we’re taking in.”

This isn’t an argument for abolishing FEMA so much as it is for the traditional federalist view that the feds shouldn’t supplant state action. As it happens, the response to Hurricane Sandy has been a model of such a division of responsibility.

Exactly. Word of the day for our liberal/progressive friends out there: FEDERALISM. It’s part of this thing called the “Constitution.” You should check it out some time.

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FEMA a great issue for President Obama, the October surprise.
Worse because there was no way to warn or track the weather. Brilliant thought on the SUVs - hardly.
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FEMA a great issue for President Obama, the October surprise.
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!!!

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Don't reduce me to having to merely technically with big werds, explain the patheTicness of your posts....I WILL send you a bill for it..via KARMA, DUHMbo.
ROMNEY/RYAN/CHRISTIE et al 2012!
ALREADY SAVING America!
May want to change that to OBAMA/BIDEN/CHRISTIE 2012

Sounds like Romney's lies have lost him another supporter. He's circling the drain like the waters Sandy brought in.
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The Making Of Romney's Storm Relief Event

A scramble to depoliticize a political campaign, and $5,000 in supplies from Wal-Mart.“Just grab something.”

The plan was for supporters to bring hurricane relief supplies to the event, and then deliver the bags of canned goods, packages of diapers, and cases of water bottles to the candidate, who would be perched behind a table along with a slew of volunteers and his Ohio right-hand man, Senator Rob Portman. To complete the project and photo-op, Romney would lead his crew in carrying the goods out of the gymnasium and into the Penske rental truck parked outside.

But the last-minute nature of the call for donations left some in the campaign concerned that they would end up with an empty truck. So the night before the event, campaign aides went to a local Wal Mart and spent $5,000 on granola bars, canned food, and diapers to put on display while they waited for donations to come in, according to one staffer.(The campaign confirmed that it "did donate supplies to the relief effort," but would not specify how much it spent.)

At more senior levels of the campaign, careful consideration was being given to the tone of the program, officials said. Romney would scrap his normal stump speech and replace it with brief, optimistic remarks on the spirit of volunteerism. And Owen would still perform with his band, but he would refrain from cheerleading his candidate, and instead talk about the devastation he saw in Alabama after tornadoes tore through his home state last year.

When showtime arrived the following morning, local campaign staffers were pleasantly surprised by their supporters' generosity.

"We were incredibly pleased with the outpouring of support we received from volunteers and generous contributors from southwest and central Ohio," said Christopher Maloney, Romney's Ohio spokesman, adding, "We’re pleased that Ohio could play a role, albeit a minor one, in the relief effort."

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<quoted text>Why are Bush and Cheney still out of prison. Wonder if Sith Cheney's new heart was obtained through the China to Israel black market...you fools try to protect your own, but if there's any justice those two will be in hell before their feet get cold. "An administrator for the estates of Stephen Helvenston, Mike Teague, Jerko Zovko and Wesley Batalona sued Blackwater in 2005 after the security contractors were killed by Iraqi insurgents while escorting a supply convoy in Fallujah.
They were beaten, burned and executed. Two of the charred bodies were strung from a bridge over the Euphrates River. Images of the events disturbed Americans at one of the low points for the United States during the Iraqi occupation.
Blackwater, which changed its name to Xe Services and then to Academi, came to symbolize the U.S. policy of hiring private contractors to perform work previously handled by the military.
The lawsuit accused the company of sending the contractors into a high-risk environment without armored vehicles, automatic weapons and the required number of personnel." Romnesia?
Lily Ledbetter was a gift to torte lawyers by removing the deadline for filing a claim of pay discrimination and is another plague on business.

ps

Lily Ledbetter was an incompetent whining fluker slut. She deserved to be fired


NEWS YOU CAN USE: The Gender Pay Gap Is A Media Myth.

Last week, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) released a study on the gender pay gap, the claim that women are paid less than equally-qualified men. The AAUW study limited itself to new college graduates, hoping to show that a pay gap exists even before women marry and bear children, which most academic studies find to be the main drivers of gender pay differences. The AAUW study generated the headline result – the only one that really matters – that new female college grads are paid only 82 cents for each dollar of male earnings.

To its credit, AAUW went further by factoring in male/female differences in college major, hours worked, etc. Having done that, the pay gap shrinks to less than 7 percent. This indicates that, at most, discrimination lowers female wages by 7 percent.

But in preparing for an NPR program discussing the study, I ran some quick numbers using data from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. I limited myself to full-year private sector workers with a bachelors degree who were ages 21 to 26 in 2009-2010. Within this group I controlled for age, race, Hispanic and immigrant status, detailed geographic location, weekly work hours, college major and occupation. Controlling for college major accounts for the fact that men tend to choose majors that lead to higher earnings later in life. Controlling for occupation captures “compensating wage differentials” for positive or negative aspects of the job. For instance, dangerous or unpleasant jobs may pay more, while jobs offering flexible hours or more generous benefits might pay less. Including all these controls, the gender pay gap for young college grads drops to around 1 percent.

Even then, do my results mean that discrimination reduces pay by 1 percent? Hardly.

Well, that hardly fits the narrative.

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O Baloney wrote:
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Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty disobeyed orders to “stand down” they instead “walked” while under fire to the Consulate compound from the CIA Annex.
They "walked" there, approximately a half mile, retrieved the consulate employees, and "walked" them back to the Annex. Woods and Doherty were not in an armored SUV as previously reported. They were on Foot and they were taking fire while doing so.
When Woods and Doherty safely secured the 20 to 30 employees back in the annex they took up positions on the roof, and Woods engaged communication traffic proclaiming “Where the fuck is the Spectre“, referencing the AC-130 Gunship he anticipated would be overhead by then. Obviously it was never sent.
Who in the White House gave the order for the Spectre to not do the very thing it was in Libya to do - support Americans when Al Qaeda attacked?
Who in the White House is giving orders the president should be giving?
Who's really acting as president?

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Valerie Jarret
That would be my guess, too.
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Duhmbo-
1. I prefer chablais on the RARE occasion such ever passes my lips.
2. To hell with dat chit...I will retain muh braincells-UNcorrupted thank you.
And don't even try and get near the neck of my green tea bottle-I'm watching you-you slithering worm.
ROMNEY/RYAN/CHRISTIE 2012!!!
Chistie/Ryan might have made a better ticket
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<quoted text>Why are Bush and Cheney still out of prison. Wonder if Sith Cheney's new heart was obtained through the China to Israel black market...you fools try to protect your own, but if there's any justice those two will be in hell before their feet get cold. "An administrator for the estates of Stephen Helvenston, Mike Teague, Jerko Zovko and Wesley Batalona sued Blackwater in 2005 after the security contractors were killed by Iraqi insurgents while escorting a supply convoy in Fallujah.
They were beaten, burned and executed. Two of the charred bodies were strung from a bridge over the Euphrates River. Images of the events disturbed Americans at one of the low points for the United States during the Iraqi occupation.
Blackwater, which changed its name to Xe Services and then to Academi, came to symbolize the U.S. policy of hiring private contractors to perform work previously handled by the military.
The lawsuit accused the company of sending the contractors into a high-risk environment without armored vehicles, automatic weapons and the required number of personnel." Romnesia?
I quit reading your bs when I came across the "you fools try to protect your own,"

I'm a registered Democrat...so I guess you are right for some, but I'm not a lib and I don't "protect my own" when it comes to the "party". I would rather elect a president based on the person and not just the party line bs.....
I perfer to think for myself, being a sheep doesn't work for me!
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Later today, President Obama inspects damage from Hurricane Sandy along the Jersey shore, accompanied by Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J.

They will be "talking with citizens who are recovering from the storm and thanking first responders who put their lives at risk to protect their communities," said the White House.

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For those keeping score at home, today marks three weeks since Mitt Romney last took a question from a reporter.

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dem wrote:
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The Earth has been continually warming since the end of the peak of the last Ice Age.

... idiot.

dum wrote:
As if a known fkn moron like you would be taken seriously about anything except finding Russian wh ores.
If you speak Russian fluently, like I do, you can avoid the Russian women who prostitute themselves, and have Russian girlfirends that do things like, oh, take my wife for example, interview the Mayor of Moscow and the Consulate General of the United States and the president of Lukoil and on, and on, and on, regularly on Russian cable news television.
I'm thinking my life is what you dream your life is.
:-D

I tell her over and over we'll trade with Russia, Obama for Putin.
She howls with laughter when I say that.)))))
That's what Russians really think of us today. To them, we're idiots.
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leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Why are Bush and Cheney still out of prison. Wonder if Sith Cheney's new heart was obtained through the China to Israel black market...you fools try to protect your own, but if there's any justice those two will be in hell before their feet get cold. "An administrator for the estates of Stephen Helvenston, Mike Teague, Jerko Zovko and Wesley Batalona sued Blackwater in 2005 after the security contractors were killed by Iraqi insurgents while escorting a supply convoy in Fallujah.
They were beaten, burned and executed. Two of the charred bodies were strung from a bridge over the Euphrates River. Images of the events disturbed Americans at one of the low points for the United States during the Iraqi occupation.
Blackwater, which changed its name to Xe Services and then to Academi, came to symbolize the U.S. policy of hiring private contractors to perform work previously handled by the military.
The lawsuit accused the company of sending the contractors into a high-risk environment without armored vehicles, automatic weapons and the required number of personnel." Romnesia?
Doofus Debbie W-S is losing it since the Kenyan threw her under the bus.

Wasserman Schultz Involved in Police Altercation Outside Voting Precinct
The Shark Tank ^| 10-30-2012 | Javier Manjarres

Wasserman Schultz was greeting voters and waiving her campaign signs on a street that leading into the polling site and was obstructing traffic by stopping cars before they could even enter the parking area.

The police officer respectfully asked Wasserman Schultz to move onto the sidewalk as everyone else was required to do, but the Congresswoman was unhappy with not being able to campaign how she saw it fit. Unnerved by the simple request from a police officer, Wasserman Schultz made a “well placed” phone call to some unknown individual in a position of authority. Five minutes later, the Aventura City Mayor came to the scene and was confronted by Debbie Wasserman Schultz and proceeded to get an earful from her as well.

Wasserman Schultz stayed about 20 minutes before she left the scene with the six or so supporters she brought with her . After the congresswoman left, one of the Democrat supporters who witnessed the whole incident confronted the Mayor and told him that what she did was “extremely inappropriate” for her to berate him in the manner she did.

This altercation is just a few days removed from an earlier incident in which the congresswoman took issue with a Democrat voter who refused to campaign and support her and instead supported her Republican congressional opponent Karen Harrington.

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