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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X Obama Supporter

Coffeyville, KS

#791111 Nov 2, 2012
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
<quoted text>
"Get the hell back to work" the erst of us have to. <smack>
lol
Don't worry don't worry....until Jan my tax dollars will still be sent your way to carry your lazy ass. But after that you will need to go see if McD's might have an opening because you are going to need to start taking personal responsibility. tick tock tick tock
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#791112 Nov 2, 2012
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Yeah that and the CIA brass finally explaining what really happened which is pretty much what I've been saying since early October.
So I guess the new subject is the Seaside NJ utilities__seems to me that destroyed summer homes can wait for power.
It's amazing how they all just chew on the same bone day after day like zombies
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#791113 Nov 2, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Of course nature has always gone through cycles. No one denies it.
The truth is most climatologists agree that man has changed the atmosphere through greenhouse gas emissions & this will change our climate. It is making the Earth warmer & this will bring climate change.
Now you right whiners can run & hide from this all you want. You can continue to make this a political issue instead of a science issue.
Republicans believed in global warming until the Republican Party decided that it would hurt their major donors so they convinced dumbasses like you that global warming doesn't exist.
Mitt Romney will roll back emissions regulations, burn more coal, & allow global warming to continue to increase.
Expect more mega storms & expect the government to spend tens of billions more a year in weather related disaster relief.
When did Republicans get stupid?
Mayor Bloomberg agrees &told Mitt to take his dog & pony show elsewhere.
You notice he has to say OTHER.

Maybe he can tell us what the OTHERS have to say.
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#791114 Nov 2, 2012
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio -- Former President Bill Clinton added some meat to his argument that President Barack Obama needs another four years to fix the economy on Thursday night, citing work by an economist whose book is often cited by Republicans talking about the national debt.

Clinton, at his third event of the day in Ohio, after a morning stop in Wisconsin, spoke to a crowd of 2,000 for about 45 minutes, even though he began his remarks with his voice sounding on the verge of failing. "I've almost lost my voice in the service of my president," Clinton said.

The 66-year old former president seemed to gain strength as he spoke. And around halfway through his remarks, he got the crowd's attention with this comment: "The whole election may come down to this, this one thing."

"I know that no one who ever served as president -- not me, not Franklin Roosevelt, not anyone -- could have repaired all the economic damge done during that crash in four years," Clinton said.
TheIndependentMa jority

Nancy, KY

#791115 Nov 2, 2012
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Yeah that and the CIA brass finally explaining what really happened which is pretty much what I've been saying since early October.
So I guess the new subject is the Seaside NJ utilities__seems to me that destroyed summer homes can wait for power.
The BIGGEST "unclog the drains" in the functions of "normalcy"

POWER OUTAGES.

REALLY????? Such PETTY AZZ BULLSHIT-in times like that???

FOR SHAME-on the self-serving ignotards!!!!!!!!!!

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Thousands of gas stations in New Jersey and Long Island were closed because of a lack of power. AAA estimates that 60 percent of the stations in New Jersey are shut along with up to 70 percent of the stations in Long Island.

ROMNEY/RYAN 2012!!!!!!!!!!
Leadership for a United AMERICA again-NOT a divided and destroyed one!!
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#791116 Nov 2, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Of course nature has always gone through cycles. No one denies it.
The truth is most climatologists agree that man has changed the atmosphere through greenhouse gas emissions & this will change our climate. It is making the Earth warmer & this will bring climate change.
Now you right whiners can run & hide from this all you want. You can continue to make this a political issue instead of a science issue.
Republicans believed in global warming until the Republican Party decided that it would hurt their major donors so they convinced dumbasses like you that global warming doesn't exist.
Mitt Romney will roll back emissions regulations, burn more coal, & allow global warming to continue to increase.
Expect more mega storms & expect the government to spend tens of billions more a year in weather related disaster relief.
When did Republicans get stupid?
Mayor Bloomberg agrees &told Mitt to take his dog & pony show elsewhere.
Reality sets in when the storms hit, and they will continue.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#791117 Nov 2, 2012
Looks like the loony Republicans are looking pretty foolish now that the investigation of Benghazi has shown all their accusations were political lies:

http://news.yahoo.com/us-officials-counter-re...
TheIndependentMa jority

Nancy, KY

#791119 Nov 2, 2012
"It's like a stopped up drain," said Tom Kloza, Chief Oil Analyst at the Oil Price Information Service.

For people staying home or trying to restart a business, the scene wasn't much brighter: Millions were in the dark and many will remain so for days. As of Thursday, 4.5 million homes were without power, down from a peak of 8.5 million. The New Jersey utility Public Service Electric & Gas said it will restore power to most people in 7 to 10 days. Consolidated Edison, which serves New York City and Westchester County, said most customers will have power by Nov. 11, but some might have to wait an additional week or longer.

Superstorm Sandy found a host of ways to cripple the region's energy infrastructure. Its winds knocked down power lines and its floods swamped electrical substations that send power to entire neighborhoods. It also mangled ports that accept fuel tankers and flooded underground equipment that sends fuel through pipelines. Without power, fuel terminals can't pump gasoline onto tanker trucks, and gas stations can't pump fuel into customers' cars.

The Energy Department reported Thursday that 13 of the region's 33 fuel terminals were closed. Sections of two major pipelines that serve the area — the Colonial Pipeline and the Buckeye Pipeline — were also closed.

few blocks away, a Mobil station sat empty behind orange barricades, with a sign explaining it was out of gas.

Taxi and car service drivers were running dry — and giving up, even though demand for rides was high because of the crippled public transit system. Northside Car Service in Williamsburg, Brooklyn has 250 drivers available on a typical Thursday evening. Today they had just 20. "The gas lines are too long," said Thomas Miranda, an operator at Northside.

Betty Bethea, 59, waited nearly three hours to get to the front of the line at a Gulf station in Newark, but she brought reinforcements: Her kids were there with gas cans, and her husband was behind her in his truck.

Bethea had tried to drive to her job at a northern New Jersey Kohl's store on Thursday morning, only to find her low-fuel light on. She and her husband crisscrossed the region in search of gas and were shooed away by police at every closed station she encountered.

"It is crazy out here — people scrambling everywhere, cutting in front of people. I have never seen New Jersey like this," Bethea said.
X Obama Supporter

Coffeyville, KS

#791120 Nov 2, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Of course nature has always gone through cycles. No one denies it.
The truth is most climatologists agree that man has changed the atmosphere through greenhouse gas emissions & this will change our climate. It is making the Earth warmer & this will bring climate change.
Now you right whiners can run & hide from this all you want. You can continue to make this a political issue instead of a science issue.
Republicans believed in global warming until the Republican Party decided that it would hurt their major donors so they convinced dumbasses like you that global warming doesn't exist.
Mitt Romney will roll back emissions regulations, burn more coal, & allow global warming to continue to increase.
Expect more mega storms & expect the government to spend tens of billions more a year in weather related disaster relief.
When did Republicans get stupid?
Mayor Bloomberg agrees &told Mitt to take his dog & pony show elsewhere.
But Bloomberg thinks he should be running two giant generaters to run a marathon while NY'ers dumbster dive for food, sleep in their cars waiting to get gas only to find there is none, have no where to sleep at night and if they do there is no electric, no heat, and no hope. Yeah, let's listen to anything that moron would agree with. In the mean time....don't be drinking 32oz sodas...we're trying to save the world here, from business' killing the ozone and fat people!
Nancy Pelousey

New York, NY

#791121 Nov 2, 2012
Morons4Mitt wrote:
<quoted text>Oh, you young wipper-snapper. Well now, I remember back in my days that there were 726,000 people a month losing their jobs. Unemployment was rising faster than we could count. But you young people just can't believe that those days actually happened. It was way back in 2008.
Hey, I helped with the collapse of the economy big time and I demand credit!!!
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#791122 Nov 2, 2012
Chemical bomb threat prompts street closures around CNN Center; police find no chemical

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/11/02/chemical...

FOXbot. Not happy that CNN covered the hurricane instead of harping on unsubstantiated Benghazi conspiracy theories.
TheIndependentMa jority

Nancy, KY

#791123 Nov 2, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Of course nature has always gone through cycles. No one denies it.
The truth is most climatologists agree that man has changed the atmosphere through greenhouse gas emissions & this will change our climate. It is making the Earth warmer & this will bring climate change.
Now you right whiners can run & hide from this all you want. You can continue to make this a political issue instead of a science issue.
Republicans believed in global warming until the Republican Party decided that it would hurt their major donors so they convinced dumbasses like you that global warming doesn't exist.
Mitt Romney will roll back emissions regulations, burn more coal, & allow global warming to continue to increase.
Expect more mega storms & expect the government to spend tens of billions more a year in weather related disaster relief.
When did Republicans get stupid?
Mayor Bloomberg agrees &told Mitt to take his dog & pony show elsewhere.
WHY the RED TAPE SPEECH from O-POTUS DUHHHHHH A VEY!!!!1

But relief appeared to be on the way, even as the lines grew Thursday.******The Environmental Protection Agency lifted requirements****** for low-smog gasoline, allowing deliveries of gasoline from other regions. Tanker trucks sped north from terminals in Baltimore and other points south with fuel.

A big delivery of fuel was on its way south to Boston from a ******Canadian refinery. Ports and terminals remained open in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Pennsylvania, and portions of the Colonial and Buckeye pipelines are expected to re-open on Friday.***** Kinder Morgan Energy Partners expects to open its three terminals in New Jersey and New York over the next two days after bringing in backup generators.

GET a CLUE.

ROMNEY/RYAN/CHRISTIE 2012!
Experience in LEADERSHIP FOR America again-NOT against it!
Al GoraGas

New York, NY

#791124 Nov 2, 2012
Everyone from former Vice President Al Gore to Gov. Cuomo has chimed in to blame climate change for Sandy. But calling a single, rogue superstorm “the new norm” is misleading, if not downright naïve.

Extreme weather events have plagued mankind for all of recorded history. We have records of massive hurricanes striking what’s now New York as far back as the mid-13th century. The New England Hurricane of 1938 killed more than 700 people — 60 in New York alone. Hurricane Edna, in 1954, killed 29 and caused massive damage. Catastrophic hurricanes also hit in 1821 and 1894.

Yes, Sandy was the second tropical storm to impact New York in as many years, after Irene last August. But these storms don’t even start to compare with the frequency of tropical storms that threatened New York in the mid-1950s.

In 1955, two hurricanes — Connie and Diane — struck in the same month, causing significant flooding in the city. And the frequency of tropical storms to make landfall at or near NYC in the 2000s wasn’t as great as in the 1990s. New norm?

In New England, category five hurricanes — top of the line on the Saffir-Simpson scale — struck in 1938 (New England Hurricane) and 1960 (Donna). Category four storms struck in 1944 (Great Atlantic Hurricane), 1961 (Esther), 1985 (Gloria) and 1999 (Floyd). Category three storms struck in 1954 (Carol and Edna), 1955 (Diane), 1966 (Alma), 1976 (Belle), 1991 (Bob) and 1996 (Bertha).

On average, a major hurricane made landfall in New England every 3.5 years from 1938 to 1966. Since 1966, it’s been just every 9.2 years — with none since 1999. New norm?

That list spells out what Williams and Cantore conveniently ignored: Tropical storms were more frequent in the 1950s than at any previous point in the 20th century or at any point since. In fact, 10 major hurricanes struck the East Coast between North Carolina and New England from 1954 to 1960.

As hurricane expert Judith Curry of Georgia Tech points out on her Web site, and as meteorologist Joe Bastardi echoed in a Fox News interview, ocean temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere are now in the same cycle as in the 1950s.

The Atlantic is going through its warm cycle while the Pacific is going through its cold cycle — a perfectly normal pattern in the oceans’ ebb and flow between warm and cool anomalies. The El Nino Southern Oscillation, a measure of warming and cooling in the tropical Pacific known as El Nino and La Nina, also matches the pattern in the ’50s.

As evidenced by the 1950s, this pattern tends to steer large tropical storms toward the eastern seaboard.

In other words, it has everything to do with a natural cycle of Mother Nature and nothing to do with global warming.

Seven years ago, we were told that Katrina’s devastatation of New Orleans was just the beginning. But Mother Nature didn’t play along; the Atlantic Basin experienced unusually quiet hurricane seasons for the better part of a decade.
dem

United States

#791125 Nov 2, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
<quoted text>It's amazing how they all just chew on the same bone day after day like zombies
Carol might have offed herself.
She was acting really crazy like gunner.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#791126 Nov 2, 2012
Just as there is a “Murdoch discount” for News Corp. shares, on account of Murdoch’s buccaneer approach to business morality, so there is a “Murdoch discount” attached to Fox News reports. Its “Fair and Balanced” motto has long been an LOL line among journalists worldwide, but in the case of the Benghazi attacks, Fox News’s reputation for misconstruing facts and waging poisonous ad hominem smears has counted against what began as a legitimate journalistic impulse — to discover why administration statements were so clearly at odds with what took place. What is more, Fox failed to uncover anything startling to persuade other news organizations to follow their lead.

But suspicion of Fox’s motives is not the whole story. Romney has failed to convince voters that the Benghazi killings reflect badly on the president. At first he jumped the gun, wrongly accusing the U.S. embassy in Cairo of blaming the Benghazi attack on the anti-Muslim video when their statement attempting to ameliorate anger at the video was issued six hours before the lethal attack. Having been accused of making the deaths of Americans in the line of duty a partisan issue, Romney was inhibited from returning to the subject until the second debate. His inadequate grasp of the facts then led him to first accuse the president of misleading America, then recoil when it was plain he was not familiar with the president’s use of the term “act of terror” in his Rose Garden statement on Sept. 12. Obama’s invitation to “Please proceed, Governor” should have tipped off Romney that his intended coup de grace would soon become a coup de folie.

http://blogs.reuters.com/nicholas-wapshott/20...

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#791127 Nov 2, 2012
LOL wrote:
<quoted text>
So, what's changed?
Unemployment rate UP to 7.9%. Real unemployment rate still around 15%... and you want 4 more years? LOL
The Bush recession sent thee unemployment rate to 10.2%.

The Bush recession was costing 750,000 jobs a month in Jan of 2009. Now we have job gains.

The Bush recession had our economy shrinking by over 6%, now it is growing

The Bush recession had the stock market heading to 6,000, now its more than double that.

That changed you f*cking idiot.

Those that helped cause that Bush recession- are still in Congress, Boehner, Canter, McConnell, DeMint,

The only leader that would not be is Paul Ryan who you idiots want to promote to VP.

Just how GD stupid are you people.
X Obama Supporter

Coffeyville, KS

#791128 Nov 2, 2012
Red State Sucker wrote:
Looks like the loony Republicans are looking pretty foolish now that the investigation of Benghazi has shown all their accusations were political lies:
http://news.yahoo.com/us-officials-counter-re...
This will be Obama's "Nixon moment" if he is re-elected and he will be thrown out on his ass. Because unlike Nixon, Obama is far too much of a narcissist to step down.
TheIndependentMa jority

Nancy, KY

#791129 Nov 2, 2012
X Obama Supporter wrote:
<quoted text>
Don't worry don't worry....until Jan my tax dollars will still be sent your way to carry your lazy ass. But after that you will need to go see if McD's might have an opening because you are going to need to start taking personal responsibility. tick tock tick tock
I have 35 years of it already in.

Buhsides-I yeard if Romney doesn't win-our McD's might be history.

Just when I was starting to get them lined out in the good customer service manners dept :-).

ROMNEY/RYAN 2012!
QUALIFIED EXPERIENCE!

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#791130 Nov 2, 2012
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Poor Tucker...he gets more ludicrous and desperate by the hour...is he married to Gretchen...that might explain the dumbing down. Not like Vitter: Menendez isn't married and denies the scurrilous attempt to give the Gormless Odious Perverts an October surprise; the anonymous prostitutes only identified him from a photo; Carlson, Drudge, etc., can't even verify that Menendez was in the DR at the time...you guys are so third string.
Actually it was verified. Menedez donor fly the plane from Florida to Teterboro, Menendez got on the plane in NJ-flew to the Domincan Republic and then came back two days later. You know when you go into the police station they give you a HUGE book of photos to look at to see if you can identify the criminal--face it Menedez didn't pay for his orgy. If nothing else, Leo, tell your people to pay for the hookers.(Keeps them out of trouble). It wouldn't have been a problem if the lib had just paid his fair share.

“What goes around, comes around”

Since: Sep 08

Ocala, FL

#791131 Nov 2, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
With FEMA and Obama's response to Hurricane Sandy,'big government' isn't just an election talking point
You know when big government is all right for some of the phonies, in government and in the media, who rail constantly against it? When we get hit the way we got hit this week.
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/lupica-bi...
I read the article you referenced abpve. Loved the last paragraph. How do two politicians flying around in a helicopter getting their pictures taken help people? Where IS FEMA and all that "gubment" help? Some places look just as bad as Katrina did. People waiting to be rescued from high water...now HOW many days after the storm hit? People complaining of no food and the lines for a little bit of gasoline...Exactly what is FEMA's response? Where are their food trucks distributing food and clean water? And Bloomberg...that liberal-minded government control freak...using huge generators to power up tents for a damn marathon when gas stations can't pump gas to people who need it because of no electric.

Sorry...you guys are not looking that great yet either.

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