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 ... Full Story

“GONE FISHING”

Since: Oct 11

Location hidden

#793335 Nov 4, 2012
Obamatosis wrote:
<quoted text>The american obama way. Hmmmm.
It will be pretty funny if Obama wins and makes the cuts to the same entitlement programs that libs are afraid Romney would make.
Liberals fear grand bargain betrayal if Obama wins
Labor unions and liberal interest groups are going all-out for President Barack Obama's reelection -- but they're just as ready to turn that firepower back on him if he betrays them with a grand bargain.
(When it will be OOPS! TOO LATE!)
These groups fear a victorious Obama would ink a deal with Republicans during the fiscal cliff negotiations that slashes entitlement benefits. And that could hurt the very coalition of voters -- minorities, women and low- and middle-income families -- that would claim credit for his second term. Even as they turn out the vote in public to keep Obama in office, in private they're plotting a strategy aimed at pressuring him to protect those who reelected him.
The dual-track campaign, led by the AFL-CIO, MoveOn and a network of progressive advocacy organizations, highlights the political vice grip that awaits Obama if he wins Tuesday.
He wants a large-scale deficit deal. But it would inevitably mean making concessions to Republicans that infuriate the Democratic base that spent the past two years and tens of millions of dollars trying to return him to the White House.
Progressives worry about which Obama will show up after Election Day: the pragmatist who offered benefit cuts to House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) in the 2011 debt ceiling talks or the partisan chastened by a failed deal to slice into prized Democratic programs.
The course Obama chooses would set the tone for his second term -- and it's not just Democrats he would need to massage. Republicans are likely to retain control of the House, and with it the power to derail or approve large items on the president's agenda, such as immigration reform. They will demand major fixes to entitlement programs and a renewal of the Bush-era tax rates for the wealthiest Americans.
Democrats in the White House and on Capitol Hill are gaming out scenarios, including the possibility of the president releasing his own plan (WHAT??? OBAMA HAS A PLAN??? WHO KNEW????) and traveling the country to sell it. But the exact strategy depends on the outcome of Tuesday's presidential, House and Senate elections, how congressional Republican leaders interpret the results and whether the GOP relents on taxes, officials said.
Obama, if he wins, will assert that voters had a choice -- and his vision on taxes, entitlements and the deficit prevailed.
"If I've won, then I believe that's a mandate for doing it in a balanced way," Obama said this week in an interview on MSNBC's "Morning Joe." "We've already made a trillion dollars worth of cuts. We can do some more cuts. We can look at how we deal with the health care costs in particular under Medicare and Medicaid in a serious way. But we are also going to need some revenue."
Progressive activists say they're reasonably confident that the president won't compromise on ending the upper-income tax cuts.
It's the entitlements that worry them. They want him to stick more closely to the deficit-reduction plan he released in September 2011 that didn't go as aggressively after savings from beneficiaries.
But Obama signaled last week that he could revive the offer he made to Boehner, which was a mix of new revenues, reduced federal spending and ENTITLEMENT BENEFIT CUTS such as RAISING THE MEDICARE ELIGIBILITY AGE AND LOWERING THE COST-OF-LIVING INCREASES FOR SOCIAL SECURITY RECIPIENTS.
"It will probably be messy. It won't be pleasant," Obama told The Des Moines Register editorial board.
OOPS! TOO LATE!
We can only hope this happends.. It would be great for America as Democrata always are...
Romney-Ryan 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#793336 Nov 4, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
I put my name in the draft, you ran & hid. Like Romney.
You never did serve did you?..you Communist Jane Fonda loving chickenpussyshit! You have no right to even speak to me about serving. F'k off, peace queer.
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#793337 Nov 4, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
The Rightís Made-up Benghazi Cover-up
"On Oct. 26, Fox News cited anonymous sources"
http://consortiumnews.com/2012/10/31/the-righ...
No kidding.

“GONE FISHING”

Since: Oct 11

Location hidden

#793338 Nov 4, 2012
Romney-Ryan 2012 wrote:
<quoted text>
BREAKING NEWS!!! Michelle, Sasha and Malia Obama have also debunked Fox's claims that the administration left Americans to die in Benghazi. Barack Obama however has said it probably happened but it's Hillary Clinton's fault.
hurry up bigot,you only have 3 days to post your lies ....
Romney-Ryan 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#793339 Nov 4, 2012
keyedup wrote:
<quoted text>
This Storm Resopnce Will Go Down As The Fastes Responce And Recovery Ever...
Sorry loser, the fox lies won't work
Fema is doing a great job... no one believes Fox Noise anymore...3 more days asslicker
FEMA has done NOTHING so far except paperwork.
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#793340 Nov 4, 2012
Romney, who has written against auto industry bailouts, profited via his involvement in Bain from a GM rescue of a car components supplier. Romney has recently come under fire from GM and Chrysler for airing dubious TV and radio spots suggesting the carmakers were shipping jobs to China.

Bain's management of Cambridge Industries was chronicled in a June story in The New York Times, which noted that Bain reaped over $10 million from the plastic manufacturer even as it went through bankruptcy, wiping out some of the other investors. According to a 2008 Detroit Free Press story, which is only available for purchase, Cambridge's bankruptcy meant more than 1,000 workers lost their jobs.

The full saga of Cambridge includes a political twist that The Times omitted: GM's decision to provide funding to its supplier as Bain managers let the company swing. According articles in the Detroit Free Press and Plastics News from 2000 accessed via Lexis Nexis, both GM and Ford gave unspecified financial aid to Cambridge. As GM and Ford supplied capital, Bain was extracting $950,000 a year in "advisory fees" from the ailing plastics company, according to The Times.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/03/gm-b...
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#793341 Nov 4, 2012
Romney-Ryan 2012 wrote:
<quoted text>
BREAKING NEWS!!! Michelle, Sasha and Malia Obama have also debunked Fox's claims that the administration left Americans to die in Benghazi. Barack Obama however has said it probably happened but it's Hillary Clinton's fault.
yawn

wouldn't FOX Nation be more to your liking troll boy? you can even make death threats over there without the Secret Service coming to visit. most of the time anyway.

Since: Sep 08

Joliet, Illinois

#793342 Nov 4, 2012
worker wrote:
<quoted text>
I guess that what you don't understand is that the only enitity that could fix our economy is the government. Yes there is a high deficeit. I really would have wanted President Obama to become Presient after President Clinton where there was a surplus. Not what Bush left President Obama, a deficeit. Yes the country would have been in alot better condition if we would have not voted in a Republican after a Democrat had fixed things. President Obama is fixing the economy. Each day there are signs that it is getting better. All I can say is to those middle class voters that listened to people that talked them into voting for Bush and want to tell them who to vote for, now. They should ignor them. They are the ones that are bad for the middle class and the country.
Obama/Biden 2012
If you really think running a country at such a high deficit is the solution to our economic woes then obviously you don't have a firm grasp of mathematics.

Deficit spending means our government is spending money it doesn't have. If it doesn't have the money, but spends it anyway that means the government has to borrow it and/or print more of it.

If the government borrows it that means the government haxs to pay interest on the money they borrow. The interest gets figured in to the money the government owes. The more the government borrows the worse this gets.
Having a government that is running at such a high level of debt crates all kind of uncertainty in the financial markets. This affects everyone in every income level.

If the government prints it that directly results in the value of the dollar declineing. When the value of the dollar goes down that means we all pay more for everything. Because the economy is not improving our salaries have been stagnant for the most part. We are having to pay for the basic staples of life like food and energy but those costs kkeep going up every time the fed goes to the printing press.

Both of these solutions are in fact a tax on everyone, but the people who feel it the most are the working middle class.

The best thing the middle class can do right now is to fire Obama and elect someone who knows how to repair the economy Mitt Romney to the office of POTUS.

“GONE FISHING”

Since: Oct 11

Location hidden

#793343 Nov 4, 2012
Obamatosis wrote:
<quoted text>The american obama way. Hmmmm.
It will be pretty funny if Obama wins and makes the cuts to the same entitlement programs that libs are afraid Romney would make.
Liberals fear grand bargain betrayal if Obama wins
Labor unions and liberal interest groups are going all-out for President Barack Obama's reelection -- but they're just as ready to turn that firepower back on him if he betrays them with a grand bargain.
(When it will be OOPS! TOO LATE!)
These groups fear a victorious Obama would ink a deal with Republicans during the fiscal cliff negotiations that slashes entitlement benefits. And that could hurt the very coalition of voters -- minorities, women and low- and middle-income families -- that would claim credit for his second term. Even as they turn out the vote in public to keep Obama in office, in private they're plotting a strategy aimed at pressuring him to protect those who reelected him.
The dual-track campaign, led by the AFL-CIO, MoveOn and a network of progressive advocacy organizations, highlights the political vice grip that awaits Obama if he wins Tuesday.
He wants a large-scale deficit deal. But it would inevitably mean making concessions to Republicans that infuriate the Democratic base that spent the past two years and tens of millions of dollars trying to return him to the White House.
Progressives worry about which Obama will show up after Election Day: the pragmatist who offered benefit cuts to House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) in the 2011 debt ceiling talks or the partisan chastened by a failed deal to slice into prized Democratic programs.
The course Obama chooses would set the tone for his second term -- and it's not just Democrats he would need to massage. Republicans are likely to retain control of the House, and with it the power to derail or approve large items on the president's agenda, such as immigration reform. They will demand major fixes to entitlement programs and a renewal of the Bush-era tax rates for the wealthiest Americans.
Democrats in the White House and on Capitol Hill are gaming out scenarios, including the possibility of the president releasing his own plan (WHAT??? OBAMA HAS A PLAN??? WHO KNEW????) and traveling the country to sell it. But the exact strategy depends on the outcome of Tuesday's presidential, House and Senate elections, how congressional Republican leaders interpret the results and whether the GOP relents on taxes, officials said.
Obama, if he wins, will assert that voters had a choice -- and his vision on taxes, entitlements and the deficit prevailed.
"If I've won, then I believe that's a mandate for doing it in a balanced way," Obama said this week in an interview on MSNBC's "Morning Joe." "We've already made a trillion dollars worth of cuts. We can do some more cuts. We can look at how we deal with the health care costs in particular under Medicare and Medicaid in a serious way. But we are also going to need some revenue."
Progressive activists say they're reasonably confident that the president won't compromise on ending the upper-income tax cuts.
It's the entitlements that worry them. They want him to stick more closely to the deficit-reduction plan he released in September 2011 that didn't go as aggressively after savings from beneficiaries.
But Obama signaled last week that he could revive the offer he made to Boehner, which was a mix of new revenues, reduced federal spending and ENTITLEMENT BENEFIT CUTS such as RAISING THE MEDICARE ELIGIBILITY AGE AND LOWERING THE COST-OF-LIVING INCREASES FOR SOCIAL SECURITY RECIPIENTS.
"It will probably be messy. It won't be pleasant," Obama told The Des Moines Register editorial board.
OOPS! TOO LATE!
This would be great for America...Democrats know how to make America prosper... Glad you agree....
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#793345 Nov 4, 2012
President Obama has seen a boost in his job approval ratings in the past week as the nation has dealt with Superstorm Sandy and its aftermath. Meanwhile, Republican challenger Mitt Romney's favorability has hit a rough patch following almost a month of gains.

http://news.yahoo.com/obamas-approval-rises-s...
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#793346 Nov 4, 2012
Romney-Ryan 2012 wrote:
<quoted text>Obama's plan during his second term is to conspire with the U.N. to bypass the 2nd amendment and ban the private ownership of firearms. Because of the unpopularity of such an idea, he's waiting until his second term to implement this plan. He has many more unpopular plans saved up for his second term.
All lies.
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#793347 Nov 4, 2012
A comment on Romneys profitting from the bailout:

Robme can't wait to get his hands on Medicare and Social Security, load them with debt, extract the money from them and bankrupt them -- leaving us, the taxpayers to pay for it all. This is his only business plan. This is what he does. And there are still people who want to vote for him?
Obamatosis

Edison, NJ

#793348 Nov 4, 2012
keyedup wrote:
<quoted text>We can only hope this happends.. It would be great for America as Democrata always are...
Just as we suspected. You can't read.

“GONE FISHING”

Since: Oct 11

Location hidden

#793349 Nov 4, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
<quoted text>
No kidding.
3 more days lili and This thread is over and the teabags are over...THEN

President Hillary Clinton 2016
Romney-Ryan 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#793350 Nov 4, 2012
keyedup wrote:
<quoted text>
This Storm Resopnce Will Go Down As The Fastes Responce And Recovery Ever...
Sorry loser, the fox lies won't work
Fema is doing a great job... no one believes Fox Noise anymore...3 more days asslicker
Where are the generators? Where are the temporary trailers? FEMA has done nothing. The Red Cross is supplying food and water. FEMA isn't supplying anything but tons of paperwork.
carol

Orlando, FL

#793351 Nov 4, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
Criticizing Administration Policy Is Legitimate and Absolutely Necessary, Lying About It Isnít
The main problem with Romneyís intervention Tuesday night and yesterday morning was that his entire criticism of the administrationís response to the attacks was thoroughly dishonest. This wasnít a matter of having a different, more skeptical interpretation of something that happened. This was a case of accusing the administration of something (i.e., sympathizing with embassy attackers) that it plainly had not done and wasnít about to do. It would have been perfectly legitimate and even useful for Romney to ask what the administration intended to do next, question what the security arrangements in Benghazi had been, and insist on accountability for any mistakes. Instead of offering anything remotely resembling constructive criticism, Romney immediately launched a false attack intended to link his opponent with people responsible for assaulting U.S. diplomatic missions.
Criticism of administration policy by a presidential challenger and his party is both legitimate and necessary. Itís a shame that Romney chose to abuse that responsibility. He has not only further discredited himself, but he has also made it that much harder to hold the administration accountable for any real mistakes or failures they might have made.
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/lariso...
So is there any 'slander' in that post?
So what makes you think an intelligent blogger has more answers than the State Department?

I agree with Steve who posted a comment about the article below it.

"I think the Media has shown itís in the tank for Obama. The questions are being fired at the wrong individual. Romney isnít president yet. So why donít we focus our questions and energy on why this event happened the way it did? Evidence is coming out that these attacked were planned, known about by both American intel and Egypt government. The Tweet came from the Embassy. Perhaps Romney ran with itÖHe is an earlier rise like all good businessman. Our President skipped his Intel meeting before and after these events. You people need to start ask Obama some real questions for once."

Obama dropped the ball. Plain and simple. Instead of addressing the issue and answering many still unanswered questions and the Media not focusing on getting those answers, Obama has been out campaigning and saying it's under investigation. He and his cheerleaders are hoping it will just go away.

It's not going away. No matter what Romney says or doesn't say.
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#793352 Nov 4, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
yawn
wouldn't FOX Nation be more to your liking troll boy? you can even make death threats over there without the Secret Service coming to visit. most of the time anyway.
Two evangelical friends said yesterday "I'm voting for Romney because he's anti abortion and gay marriage"

That's it, in a nutshell. They have no concept of Mitt and his shenanigans, nor do they care that he's a liar. The Christian rightwing votes on abortion and gay marriage. Nothing else.

“GONE FISHING”

Since: Oct 11

Location hidden

#793353 Nov 4, 2012
sorry Lily

3 more days lily and This thread is over and the teabags are over...THEN

President Hillary Clinton 2016
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#793354 Nov 4, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
<quoted text>
No kidding.
But it's good to know that anonymous sources are a viable source of 'real' news. I'll make sure to swing that club asap. Who's going to complain? A FOXbot? I think not.
Romney-Ryan 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#793355 Nov 4, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
President Obama has seen a boost in his job approval ratings in the past week as the nation has dealt with Superstorm Sandy and its aftermath. Meanwhile, Republican challenger Mitt Romney's favorability has hit a rough patch following almost a month of gains.
http://news.yahoo.com/obamas-approval-rises-s...
Yahoo news?!?.....yawn.

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