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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That's nice.
Chris Christie is Barack Obama's BFF, now supporting and campaigning for Obama!!
You were right, Christie is a cut above the average neanderthal wingnut!!
And now it comes out that Christie was Romney's first choice for VP!!
I'm lovin' it!!
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""Politico reports Christie was Romney's first veep choice""
""The on-again, off-again public love fest between Gov. Chris Christie and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is examined today in a long article in Politico.
The online news organization quotes campaign insiders as saying Christie was Romney’s first choice for vice president on the Republican ticket. Romney was so close to picking Christie, Politico reports, that advisors at Romney's Boston headquarters believed he had offered the governor the job.
The story reports that Christie was one of the campaign's favorite surrogates, but that they started souring on him when he showed up late to a few events. Even worse, they feared Christie's brash attitude and tendency to speak his mind would be a liability in the West Wing, leading them to settle on the more understated Paul Ryan.
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Romney lost Christie, and now Christie will help Obama get re-elected!!
Christie knew he has his work cut out in Jersey, and Christie also has a thing called PRIORITIES-- thank goodness for Jersey, was all that interetsed in jumping on the bullshyte bandwagon.

I KNOW I was right-I am good judge of true character-AND the LACK there of, in people.

Christie and Obama "BFF's"??

How old are you-12?

As Christie might bluntyly say-Grow the hell up and Get real.

ROMNEY/RYAN/CHRISTIE et al 2012!
REAL Leadership FOR ALL of America again!

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another major NY newspaper--THAT ENDORSED OBAMA IN 2008:
Our choice for America’s future: The Daily News endorses Mitt Romney for president
Four years after endorsing Obama, News finds the hopes of those days went unfulfilled
America’s heart, soul, brains and muscle — the middle- and working-class people who make this nation great — have been beset for too long by sapping economic decline.
So, too, New York breadwinners and families.
Paychecks are shrunken after more than a decade in which the workplace has asked more of wage earners and rewarded them less. The decline has knocked someone at the midpoint of the salary scale back to where he or she would have been in 1996.
Then, the subway fare, still paid by token, was $1.50, gasoline was $1.23 a gallon and the median rent for a stabilized apartment was $600 a month.
Today, the base MetroCard subway fare is $2.25, gasoline is in the $3.90 range and the median stabilized rent is $1,050, with all the increases outpacing wage growth.
A crisis of long duration, the gap between purchasing power and the necessities of life widened after the 2008 meltdown revealed that the U.S. economy was built on toothpicks — and they snapped.
Nine million jobs evaporated. The typical American family saw $50,000 vanish from its net worth, and its median household income dropped by more than $87 a week. New Yorkers got off with a $54 weekly hit.
Our leaders owed us better than lower standards of living, and we must have better if the U.S. is to remain a beacon of prosperity where mothers and fathers can be confident of providing for their children and seeing them climb higher on the ladder.
Revival of the U.S. as a land of opportunity and upward mobility is the central challenge facing the next President.
The question for Americans: Who is more likely to accomplish the mission — Barack Obama or Mitt Romney?
Four years ago, the Daily News endorsed Obama, seeing a historic figure whose intelligence, political skills and empathy with common folk positioned him to build on the small practical experience he would bring to the world’s toughest job. We valued Obama’s pledge to govern with bold pragmatism and bipartisanship.
THE HOPES OF THOSE DAYS WENT UNFULFILLED.
Achingly slow job creation has left the U.S. with 4.3 million fewer positions than provided incomes to Americans in 2007. Half the new jobs have been part-time, lower-wage slots, a trend that has ruinously sped a hollowing of the middle class.
The official unemployment rate stands at 7.9%, marking only the second month below 8% after 43 months above that level. Worse, add people who are working part-time because they have no better choice and the rate leaps to almost 15%. Still worse, add 8 million people who have given up looking for employment and the number who are out of jobs or who are cobbling together hours to scrape by hits some 23 million people.
Only America’s social safety net, record deficits and the Federal Reserve’s unprecedented low-interest policies have kept the label Great Depression II on the shelf.
New Yorkers have fared no better. The state is alone among the 50 in suffering significantly rising unemployment over the last 12 months, with the rate now at 8.9%. The city’s pain index is 8.8%, and the five boroughs have been trading down in salaries.
The trend over the Obama years: Goodbye to middle- and high-income jobs in New York City; hello to positions that pay less than $45,000 a year.

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Here's a much more meaningful endorsement Jane..........

Mr. Burns endorses Mitt Romney

http://www.youtube.com/watch... #!

"The Simpsons'" evil billionaire explains that the presidency is "the God-given property of the Republican Party"

Lol,,,carries a lot more weight.

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carol wrote:
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Now, now, PDupont.
The Democrats controlled Congress from January 2007 through January 2010.
The market finally collapsed under the weight of all those bad mortgage loans that Democrats couldn't seem to give out enough at the end of 2007.
Bush tried to warn Congress that F&F needed some regulating as far back as 2003.
The Democrats in the Congressional hearing to rein in F&F in 2004 called it a "public lynching".
Them's the facts.
Carol doing what she does best; talking thru her ass.

You've had 4 ars to produce the legislation that the Dems passed and Bush didn't veto, yet you have offered nothing bur vauge lies about Bush warnings.

Where is the legislation that the Dems passed over VBush's veto

Warnings?? He was President, you doofus!! Wih the bully pulpit he could have influenced his Republican friends, who could have come up with far more than 'warnings'.

Bush destroyed the economy with unfunded wars and stupid tax cuts, which greqw the deficit without improving the economy. The capital gains tax cut had NO impact on GDP, but a big impact on the deficit.

You, who are so poor you scrounge for used furniture and buy crappy used cars, have no understanding of the economy. You seek Government loans for your daughter's education, yet pretend to be a 'I'm not dependent on Big Government', which is exactly what you dirt poor Florida frauds are all about.

See ya on Tuesday.

“What goes around, comes around”

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TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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ROMNEY/RYAN et al 2012
Simply because of th qualified EXPERIENCE required for REAL Leadership for ALL of America again-NOT just some!
Obama...."Vote for REVENGE!"

Romney....."Vote for the LOVE of America!"
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More fact twisting from the Topix pretzel.
Economic data show more growth under Democrats...
Mitt Romney routinely criticizes President Obama’s record as a steward of the economy, because the recovery since the financial crisis has been slow.
If he is elected, Romney says, he would boost economic growth to 4 percent, double the current level — a rate that would outdo every Republican administration going back to 1953.
But despite the view held by many that the GOP is the party of economic prosperity and soaring stock markets, the opposite has historically been true. Over the past six decades, Republican administrations have produced median economic growth of 2.6 percent. Democratic administrations, meanwhile, have produced a median growth rate of 4.2 percent.
SOURCE: STANDARD & POOR’S; FIGURES THROUGH SEPT. 4; NED DAVIS RESEARCH; GRAPHIC: GEROGE PATISTEAS/GLOBE STAFF
“The market actually does better under Democrats than Republicans, not just the S&P 500, but earnings and the economy,’’ said Sam Stovall, chief equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ.
An even closer parsing of financial data reveals another surprising fact: Markets have been at their best when there’s a Democratic president and a Republican Congress. Historically, that combination has turned out 15 percent average annual returns, compared with 5 percent returns with a Republican president and Democrat-controlled Congress.
Another popular line of argument is that the economy and stock markets fare well under Democratic presidents because of policies that were put in place by their Republican predecessors.
Romney has argued that tax cuts, not government spending, are best for fueling economic growth. Under President George W. Bush, who implemented a number of tax cuts, corporate earnings grew at a median 14.2 percent annually from 2001 to 2008. Under Obama, they have risen 51.8 percent.
http://bostonglobe.com/business/2012/11/01/st...
"Them's the facts".
The Boston Globe huh? Probably nothing slanted about that article.
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I agree. He did what was expedient for the citizens of his state. Obama is a petulant, arrogant, "revenge" driven man in my book. Unfortunately, with FEMA's continued failings, it didn't do him much good.
"Prance and dance" poliTICS.

It's obvious who had a handle on things in Jersey ;-).

(REAL LEADERSHIP-not prance and dance!!)

ROMNEY/RYAN/CHRISTIE et al 2012!

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<quoted text>Ans as it turned out Ryan was the correct choice. Cristie turned out to be a traitor.
Anyone who is stupid enough to call a Governor a 'traitor' for doing the right thing for his State is way beneath contempt.

Christie ensured his place as leading candidate for the 2016 Republiclown Presidential race.

While you remain a loser.

You're going to cry over the shellaking you'll take on Tuesday, ya wingnut!!
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Carol doing what she does best; talking thru her ass.
You've had 4 ars to produce the legislation that the Dems passed and Bush didn't veto, yet you have offered nothing bur vauge lies about Bush warnings.
Where is the legislation that the Dems passed over VBush's veto
Warnings?? He was President, you doofus!! Wih the bully pulpit he could have influenced his Republican friends, who could have come up with far more than 'warnings'.
Bush destroyed the economy with unfunded wars and stupid tax cuts, which greqw the deficit without improving the economy. The capital gains tax cut had NO impact on GDP, but a big impact on the deficit.
You, who are so poor you scrounge for used furniture and buy crappy used cars, have no understanding of the economy. You seek Government loans for your daughter's education, yet pretend to be a 'I'm not dependent on Big Government', which is exactly what you dirt poor Florida frauds are all about.
See ya on Tuesday.
You have issues with people who have to live with in their means?

Not everyone lives fwee off the givverment doles.

ROMNEY/RYAN/CHRISTIE et al 2012!
Leadership with INTEGRITY-FOR All of America again-NOT just some!!

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<quoted text>I heard an interesting quote--watching two documentaries last night-one on Romney and one on Obama.

The particular quote was referencing the debate over the stimulus package and the wide spread hesitancy to hand out more dollars for the failures in auto industry to waste. A significant incline to the national debt. A repeat of what had already been done.
The quote was a pretty good indicator of the past four years of obamunism strong arm commie type tactics- on obamas stance on pushing MORE debt onto the American public and his response in reasoning for doing it was "I won".

Even the "pro-documentary" makers-had a problem with that.

And well they should.

It was childish, arrogent, self-serving and blaring as to the level of "intelligence" that REALLY exists within.

Kind of sad and pathetic really--just like the past four years have been.

ROMNEY/RYAN et al 2012
Because America needs some REAL Leadership again!
I'd be interested in seeing these. What were they titled?

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The Boston Globe huh? Probably nothing slanted about that article.
It's funny to watch you nitwits run away from a discussion, proving how lame you are.

Attacking a respected publication only proves you to be a shallow old white fool.

Come back when you're smart enough to discuss the issues, and not attack the messenger, dimwit/
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I agree. He did what was expedient for the citizens of his state. Obama is a petulant, arrogant, "revenge" driven man in my book. Unfortunately, with FEMA's continued failings, it didn't do him much good.
FEMA might be doing nothing but at least "evil" corporate giant Proctor & Gamble is doing their part. They have sent Tide Laundry trucks to the N.J. and N.Y. areas and are doing people's laundry. Now at least the residents can freeze in clean clothes.
HEY FEMA! WHERE ARE THE GENERATORS? WHERE ARE THE TEMPORARY TRAILERS? AND WHERE THE HELL IS OBAMA?!?!

“What goes around, comes around”

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But he is winning, Carol
Depends on which poll you note, which pundit you listen to, which article you read, and what you want to believe.

No one will know until after Tuesday. That's a fact.

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<quoted text>I've never been a big fan of either of these men and as I'm watching the fiasco in N.Y. and N.J., people starving, freezing, dying, due to these union-owned politicians' incompetence, I'd have to say "yes".
Sounds like the old days when the big guy was paid to offer protection. I'm shocked that this way of life continues.
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Romney-Ryan 2012 wrote:
<quoted text>Ans as it turned out Ryan was the correct choice. Cristie turned out to be a traitor.
Bullshyte.

Christie is EXACTLY what America needs MORE of.

Actually WORKING (not prance and dance and chants) Government, FOR the PEOPLE, BY the PEOPLE, OF the PEOPLE.

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

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Romney-Ryan 2012 wrote:
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The Boston Globe huh? Probably nothing slanted about that article.
SOURCE: STANDARD & POOR’S; FIGURES THROUGH SEPT. 4; NED DAVIS RESEARCH; GRAPHIC: GEROGE PATISTEAS/GLOBE STAFF

Take it up with them.

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Christie knew he has his work cut out in Jersey, and Christie also has a thing called PRIORITIES-- thank goodness for Jersey, was all that interetsed in jumping on the bullshyte bandwagon.
I KNOW I was right-I am good judge of true character-AND the LACK there of, in people.
Christie and Obama "BFF's"??
How old are you-12?
As Christie might bluntyly say-Grow the hell up and Get real.
ROMNEY/RYAN/CHRISTIE et al 2012!
REAL Leadership FOR ALL of America again!
You're a meth head, as you've proven here time and again.

Christie was man enough to be bipartisan and do what he needed to do for the good folks of his State. Obama proved he can work with the Republiclown who had bad things to say about him for a year.

Both Obama and Christie proved they were true politicians, trying to do what is good for America.

Romney and Ryan----not so much. They hate America. But yo've never read Ryan's budget, you're too busy with your meth business.

Assume the position on Tuesday. You're gonna take a big one right thru the ol' wazoo!!

ROFLMAO!!

Obama forever!!
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Anyone who is stupid enough to call a Governor a 'traitor' for doing the right thing for his State is way beneath contempt.
Christie ensured his place as leading candidate for the 2016 Republiclown Presidential race.
While you remain a loser.
You're going to cry over the shellaking you'll take on Tuesday, ya wingnut!!
What right thing? Allowing his labor unions to turn away non-union relief workers? Is that the "right thing" you're talking about or are you talking about the fact that Obama's FEMA hasn't done a damn thing but paperwork since they've been there? The only help anybody is getting is coming from private sources and the Red Cross. HEY FEMA! WHERE ARE THE GENERATORS? WHERE ARE THE TEMPORARY TRAILERS? IT'S BEEN AN ENTIRE WEEK NOW!

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Doesn't look good for the visiting team. But they leave in the middle of the 3rd quarter.
"I'm not worried about the other 47% of the nation"..should be.. I'm worried about the other 53% of the nation.
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Depends on which poll you note, which pundit you listen to, which article you read, and what you want to believe.
No one will know until after Tuesday. That's a fact.
yeah...there's still plenty of time for rove to pull a rabbit out of his fat ass...

“What goes around, comes around”

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Christie's got it all over Obama, and the occupy whine streeters know it.
It's called having some actual CHARACTER and ETHICS, along with true leadership ability.
And some damn common sense and DECENCY.
ROMNEY/RYAN/CHRISTIE et al 2012!
Apparently most liberals would run themselves over a cliff rather than try a different approach when necessary. Cristie is taking care of business for the people of New Jersey when they need it. Too bad it wasn't worth it, as FEMA didn't even PUT IN A BID for additional bottled water until FRIDAY.

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