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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Lord Fetch

Calumet City, IL

#796201 Nov 6, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
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Why do the republicans always try to disenfranchise voters?
LOL

Sparta, NJ

#796202 Nov 6, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
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Why do the republicans always try to disenfranchise voters?
... just the illegals, multi-voters, felons, dead, and bags found in trunks of cars, you know, all the dem regulars.

“What goes around, comes around”

Since: Sep 08

Ocala, FL

#796203 Nov 6, 2012
Just heard Florida may have the highest vote count ever (they are anticipating 9 million, with 4-1/2 million already in).

This is one heck of a horse race.
Are You Kidding

Loxahatchee, FL

#796204 Nov 6, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
Conservatives Are Being Taken For a Ride By Romney, and They Don’t Care
What we do know is that a vote for Romney is a major defeat of populist politics inside the GOP. He is the embodiment of everything that conservative populists claim to dislike about the current political class. Whatever conservative populists have tried to promote in the last twenty or thirty years, Romney has typically been against it before he was for it, and even once he is for the things that some conservative populists want there is no reason to believe that he will do anything to advance their preferred policies. Even now, he is often on the side of those in the Republican Party that wish that conservative populists didn’t exist.
Romney has never stood for the “rollback of the federal leviathan.” He wouldn’t even know why that would be desirable, and he wouldn’t pay lip service to it until someone told him that it might gain him a few votes. On the contrary, he has represented everything in the GOP that favors its continued, gradual expansion, and he will continue to do so should he be elected to office. Conservatives are obviously being taken for a ride by Romney, who will end up doing very little that they want and will frequently abuse their trust. The amazing thing is that their antipathy to Obama is so great that most of them long ago ceased to care.
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/lariso...
America was founded on the principle that every person has God-given rights; power belongs to the people; and government exists to protect our rights. We shouldn’t be trapped by the circumstances of our birth -- we should be free to go as far as our talents and work can take us.

In America, we’re united not by a common race or ethnicity -- but by common values. This election’s about preserving those values and applying the founding principles to solve the challenges of our time.

It's a choice about what kind of country we want to leave our children. Let’s choose more freedom instead of more government. Let’s choose Mitt Romney and the Republican team to lead our nation back to prosperity.
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#796205 Nov 6, 2012
RUSH10ME wrote:
<quoted text> Today is the first worst day for the next 4 years of you sorry assed life .
You sure jefro? Seems it is you who has a sorry assed life. I have a great one and getting better.
Carter

Pompano Beach, FL

#796207 Nov 6, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
<quoted text>
Why do the republicans always try to disenfranchise voters?
Why do the democrats always try to disenfranchise voters by running an inexperienced, incompetent community organizer and a dumb old man with the giggles?
Lord Fetch

Calumet City, IL

#796208 Nov 6, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
<quoted text>
The dummies are having a meltdown.
almost makes the last four years worth it...

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#796210 Nov 6, 2012
hour and a half in line to vote.
Concerned Citizen

Costa Mesa, CA

#796211 Nov 6, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
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The dummies are having a meltdown.
well just don't lay there rolled up in a ball.go get some help
Are You Kidding

Loxahatchee, FL

#796212 Nov 6, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
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He's a dummy, I saw him on tv once, can't even answer a question. How old is he anyway? Looks like a kid. Meanwhile; Chrysler gives Mitt a super smackdown:
Something Chrysler is not doing: shifting Jeep production and jobs to China. Something Chrysler is doing: giving workers the day off to vote. The auto manufacturer's vice president of design tweets:
Chrysler gave its entire work force the day off to Vote Today! Let's go!#America
—@RalphGilles via Twitter for iPhone
A week ago, Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne sent employees an email saying that because of the "public debate" over the Jeep jobs (i.e. because of Romney's lies), "I feel obliged to unambiguously restate our position" that Chrysler is not only not moving jobs to China but expanding its American workforce. And now all those Ohio and Michigan workers have the day off to vote.
It's nice to watch a lie biting Mitt Romney in the ass in real time, isn't it?
America was founded on the principle that every person has God-given rights; power belongs to the people; and government exists to protect our rights. We shouldn’t be trapped by the circumstances of our birth -- we should be free to go as far as our talents and work can take us.

In America, we’re united not by a common race or ethnicity -- but by common values. This election’s about preserving those values and applying the founding principles to solve the challenges of our time.

It's a choice about what kind of country we want to leave our children. Let’s choose more freedom instead of more government. Let’s choose Mitt Romney and the Republican team to lead our nation back to prosperity.
carol

Orlando, FL

#796213 Nov 6, 2012
Romney-Ryan 2012 wrote:
<quoted text>47% ARE moochers! That will all change Jan. 20 though.
ROMNEY-RYAN 2012 - THE END OF THE FREE GHETTOPHONE AND A DRAMATIC DROP IN FOOD STAMP RECIPIENTS!!
Most are actually victims. But as long as there are no jobs, I believe Romney was simply making the point that they will not vote for him because government checks are their only income and all they have right now.

He promptly admitted he was dead wrong about all of them wanting to be something other than victims of Obama's failed policies.

Hopefully, a lot of them will take a step of faith and vote for him anyway. Most of the 47% just want a job.
LOL

Sparta, NJ

#796214 Nov 6, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
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The dummies are having a meltdown.
Yeah, Da Bammy was all teary in Iowa - lookin' fo' dat sympathy vote - I's jus' a little blaaaaack man; votes fo' me ... pleeeeze. LOL

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#796216 Nov 6, 2012
Tournefort wrote:
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How soon we forget (unless the prez was GW)...
"Obama goes to La. to address oil spill" May 2
"President Obama made his first visit to the Gulf Coast since the recent oil spill Sunday as administration officials defended their response to what could be the nation's worst offshore spill in at least 21 years....
Speaking briefly in driving rain, Obama called it a "massive and potentially unprecedented environmental disaster" that could take many days to stop. He said the priorities are to plug the spill and protect the estuaries.
It was the first time since the April 20 explosion of a BP oil drilling platform that Obama devoted a full day to the gusher. Aides worked to prevent comparisons to President George W. Bush's response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005, which damaged Bush's presidency....
Waiting for him there were environmental activists such as Michael Gravitz of Environment America, who said the risk of an oil spill should have been recognized earlier.
"The administration didn't cause this thing, but after a while, people will look at them and say,'Where are the results?' " Gravitz said.
Napolitano, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Coast Guard Commandant Thad Allen fanned out on the Sunday news shows to defend the administration's response.
They said 70 vessels and 1 million feet of boom to collect oil were prepositioned, a command center quickly set up and efforts made to coordinate with state and local officials.
Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., said the administration still could do better. "The federal government has leaned forward since day one," she said on CBS' Face the Nation, "but obviously it's not enough."
http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/nation/20...
"Amid criticism over oil spill, Obama will visit Gulf Coast again"
By Anne E. Kornblut
Washington Post Staff Writer
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
"... Obama will also travel to Louisiana on Friday, the White House said. He will get an update on the oil spill response and cleanup and will meet with residents who have been personally affected by the oil gushing from a damaged undersea well head, officials said.
... The show of greater attentiveness from the president comes five weeks after an April 20 explosion on a rig off the Louisiana shore killed 11 workers and triggered the oil spill. It also follows criticism from Republicans, and some Democrats, that the administration has not done enough in the crisis.
Although senior administration officials have voiced growing disapproval of BP... the mission of the Friday trip is not to declare war on the firm....Instead, the official said, the trip will demonstrate that Obama is "on top of it."
Democrats inside and outside the White House are clamoring for more, though....
Obama's last trip to the Gulf was last-minute, brief and had little lasting effect. He flew in and out of New Orleans on May 2, drove two hours to a Coast Guard station and got a briefing before taking a quick helicopter tour. He did not even see the oil slick.
...Democratic strategist James Carville, who lives in New Orleans and has been highly critical of the administration's actions, said he is "glad" Obama is coming.
But he said the president has been too measured overall. "Eleven people are killed because of multinational corporate greed, malfeasance and possibly criminal negligence? I think Franklin Roosevelt would have jumped out of his wheelchair and run down here to be in the middle of this."
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/...
Oh please. Were there people standing on rooftops without food & water & dying in flood waters?

Of course not.

You right whiners get so freaking desperate that you become quite ridiculous.

“GONE FISHING”

Since: Oct 11

Location hidden

#796217 Nov 6, 2012
Romney-Ryan 2012 wrote:
<quoted text>If you support Obama you obviously don't support America. You are a detriment to America.
Have a nice life.. I'm done with you thanks for the laughs fool
Romney-Ryan 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#796219 Nov 6, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
<quoted text>
He's a dummy, I saw him on tv once, can't even answer a question. How old is he anyway? Looks like a kid. Meanwhile; Chrysler gives Mitt a super smackdown:
Something Chrysler is not doing: shifting Jeep production and jobs to China. Something Chrysler is doing: giving workers the day off to vote. The auto manufacturer's vice president of design tweets:
Chrysler gave its entire work force the day off to Vote Today! Let's go!#America
—@RalphGilles via Twitter for iPhone
A week ago, Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne sent employees an email saying that because of the "public debate" over the Jeep jobs (i.e. because of Romney's lies), "I feel obliged to unambiguously restate our position" that Chrysler is not only not moving jobs to China but expanding its American workforce. And now all those Ohio and Michigan workers have the day off to vote.
It's nice to watch a lie biting Mitt Romney in the ass in real time, isn't it?
GM is shifting Cadillac production to China. you know, the same GM that Obama "saved".

“I'm here with bells on.”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#796221 Nov 6, 2012
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>I've been around watching what went down the entire time, apparently unlike you brainwashed for Gormless Old Prevaricators, who seem to have spent the entire four years stoned and gazing into a Fauxhouse mirror. I've been a bit disappointed that he was so insistent on being bipartisan with a group whose hidebound, parasitic existence was totally focused on making him a one-term president--the hell with the country. Did your taxes go up? Did your insurance have to start paying for college kids, pre-existing conditions, and wellness tests? You're thanking Paul Ryan for that?
When you can show me the red print version of Jesus condemning homosexuality and abortion, I might be more willing to accept your version of the brown, homeless guy that hung out with lepers and hookers and was opposed to public prayer...
Want to know what Mittler R'Money believes? http://youtu.be/TxMD02zU9SE
Many of the most dire predictions about what a Romney or Obama victory will mean are hyperbole. America will muddle through, same as always, and the new president can be significantly constrained in two years time if the people decide it is wise to hobble him, even in the realm of foreign policy (if the people elect a more activist version of Congress). Unfortunately, many of the most problematic policies in America will continue regardless of today's victor.

Change can and should be effected in many ways besides electoral politics. If people put as much energy into charity, volunteerism, mentoring, entrepreneurship, and creating non-governmental solutions as they do into politics, our elections would matter a whole lot less.

Within politics, a letter-writing campaign targeting your Congressional representative and Senator would mean far more than your vote did. Participating in your local Republican, Democratic, Libertarian or Green Party organization would give you still more influence over American politics.

As the election has drawn nearer, I have seen (we all have seen) more and more articles, blog posts, and comments premised on the assumption that the writer's political enemies really are enemies -- wicked people bent on the destruction of all that is good and right in the world. As for me, I don't think people who disagree with me -- about abortion, politics, religion, literature, whatever -- are, on balance, any more wicked than I am. I just think that on the points where we disagree they happen to be wrong. That shouldn't be such a difficult distinction to keep in mind.

(Excerpt from blog.)
LOL

Sparta, NJ

#796222 Nov 6, 2012
dem wrote:
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Then what the fk you doing hiding in your basement on the Internet?
Get out there and confront him you fkn kkkoward.
Bring it ... oh, wait; we've been there before and you folded. LOL

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#796224 Nov 6, 2012
Romney-Ryan 2012 wrote:
CNN is reporting that it's taking 3-4 hours to vote in Miami-Dade. Could they be trying to discourage the heavily Republican Miami-Dade Co. voters from showing up? Nahhhh.
You dumbass, there are neatly twice as many Democrats there as Republicans. Another uninformed right whiner POS.

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#796225 Nov 6, 2012
Romney-Ryan 2012 wrote:
<quoted text>GM is shifting Cadillac production to China. you know, the same GM that Obama "saved".
Another proven lie.
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#796226 Nov 6, 2012
Lord Fetch wrote:
<quoted text>almost makes the last four years worth it...
I know! Amazing, isn't it?

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