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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lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#801290 Nov 10, 2012
Romney-Ryan 2012 wrote:
<quoted text>He will not complete his second term.
Oh really? Why would that be?


#801291 Nov 10, 2012
Romney-Ryan 2012 wrote:
<quoted text>He will not complete his second term.
wELl, tHiS iS IntEReSTING, tELl Us mORE...


#801292 Nov 10, 2012
oH dO pLEaSe tElL....

Gloucester, VA

#801293 Nov 10, 2012
Romney-Ryan 2012 wrote:
<quoted text>He will not complete his second term.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#801294 Nov 10, 2012
brown eyes wrote:
<quoted text>What do you expect out of a Bush reject. The CIA despised him. Good riddance they say.
They did?
Romney-Ryan 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#801295 Nov 10, 2012
Breaking News from CNN: The CEO of Waffle House, Joe Rogers, a staunch democrat, has been accused by his personal assistant of demanding "personal sexual services" for over nine years. Just another typical sexual-harassing democrat. It has not yet been disclosed whether his personal assistant is male or female.
Romney-Ryan 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#801296 Nov 10, 2012
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Oh really? Why would that be?
He will be impeached for "high crimes and misdemeanors" regarding the Benghazi fiasco.


#801297 Nov 10, 2012

Since: Nov 09

Beaver Island, MI

#801298 Nov 10, 2012
Romney-Ryan 2012 wrote:
<quoted text>Auto workers, heavy equipment workers, steel workers..all Union workers. That's why so many corporations are sending jobs overseas. Their employees have a much better work ethic and are actually glad to have a job. Corporations are tired of putting up with all the crap from the underworked, overpaid, overcompensated Union thugs.
Interesting that you don't mention the obscene salaries of non-union overpaid CEOs in your rant.
From your posts here its pretty obvious that you are a loser looking for something to blame your failed life on.


#801299 Nov 10, 2012
RUSH10ME wrote:

Fishers, IN

#801300 Nov 10, 2012
Romney-Ryan 2012 wrote:
Breaking News from CNN: The CEO of Waffle House, Joe Rogers, a staunch democrat, has been accused by his personal assistant of demanding "personal sexual services" for over nine years. Just another typical sexual-harassing democrat. It has not yet been disclosed whether his personal assistant is male or female.
Scott DesJarlais, Pro-Life Republican Congressman And Doctor, Pressured Mistress Patient To Get Abortion
FORWARD to Obamageddon

Piscataway, NJ

#801301 Nov 10, 2012
VeganTiger wrote:
<quoted text>
Ahhh, the "rape" argument. Another rare exception the liberals use to blind reality.
Rape is horrible, getting pregnant after a rape is awful. No question...
However, you are missing the point entirely. Both of the above is not good, but compare this with the life of somebody that had nothing to do with neither that is going to die because you liberals need that to decay society even a bit more.
Liberals LOVE showing all rules down other peoples, throats, take their money for "redistribution" and not the least, force any opinion upon people if they want to exist in the public sphere without being harassed.
Nobody is more angry and unhappy than liberals. Even after Obama SMOKED his opponent, they STILL cannot stop spitting venom, even more than before.
Life: How many of the Obama people here would KILL anyone that would be a political threat or challenge to their existence if they could?? Also, nothing exemplifies this notion more than their dismay for unborn (life).
All you need to look at to prove your point, is the radicalism taught by any professor at Any University USA. They lean anti-American and there is no tolerance for opinions that are conservative.

Liberals worry about rape and made it a Republican issue during the election, but don't mind that Obama will allow UN hoodlums to influence our future and China to own it as he weakens us militarily and financially.

And where is he now? In Washington furiously working on the looming end of tax cuts for the middle class, or on a tour of Southeast Asia?
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#801302 Nov 10, 2012
News keeps getting worse for Denise Helms, the 22-year-old California woman whose racist, threatening Facebook status about President Barack Obama went viral this week. Helms has since been fired from her job at a Turlock, Calif., Cold Stone Creamery, and the Secret Service is now looking into her comments.

“Another 4 years of this (N-word),” Helms wrote on her Facebook Tuesday night.“Maybe he will get assassinated this term.”

"We found her comments to be very disgusting," Kegle said. "We made the decision [to fire her] because of her comments, but also the community feedback. We are very into working with the community and doing community service. So when your community does not like you because of an employee, that's bad. We have a business to run."

The Washington, D.C., bureau of the Secret Service told Fox 40 that all threats, or perceived threats, are taken seriously and investigated. If the Secret Service were to decide her threat was legitimate, Helms could face a felony under U.S. Code Section 871, which states prohibits willfully and knowingly threatening "to take the life of, to kidnap, or to inflict bodily harm " on the president, vice president or other office next in succession to the presidency.

In September, a North Carolina man was arrested for threatening to kill President Barack Obama in a series of Twitter messages, according to The Smoking Gun. Donte Jamar Sims, 21, was charged in a felony criminal complaint in U.S. District Court.


#801303 Nov 10, 2012
Beth was postmistress, for, being most at home, she could attend to it regularly, and dearly liked the daily task of unlocking the little door and distributing the mail. One July day she came in with her hands full, and went about the house leaving letters and parcels like the penny post.
Here's your posy, Mother! Laurie never forgets that, she said, putting the fresh nosegay in the vase that stood in `Marmee's corner', and was kept supplied by the affectionate boy.
Miss Meg March, one letter and a glove, continued Beth, delivering the articles to her sister, who sat near her mother, stitching wristbands.
Why, I left a pair over there, and here is only one, said Meg, looking at the gray cotton glove. Didn't you drop the other in the garden?
No, I'm sure I didn't, for there was only one in the office.
I hate to have odd gloves! Never mind, the other may be found. My letter is only a translation of the German song I wanted. I think Mr. Brooke did it, for this isn't Laurie's writing.
Mrs. March glanced at Meg, who was looking very pretty in her gingham morning gown, with the little curls blowing about her forehead, and very womanly, as she sat sewing at her little work-table, full of tidy white rolls, so unconscious of the thought in her mother's mind as she sewed and sang, while her fingers flew and her thoughts were busied with girlish fancies as innocent and fresh as the pansies in her belt, that Mrs. March smiled and was satisfied.
Two letters for Doctor Jo, a book, and a funny old hat, which covered the whole post office and stuck outside, said Beth, laughing as she went into the study where Jo sat writing.
What a sly fellow Laurie is! I said I wished bigger hats were the fashion, because I burn my face every hot day. He said,`Why mind the fashion? Wear a big hat, and be comfortable!' I said I would if I had one, and he has sent me this to try me. I'll wear it for fun, and show him I don't care for the fashion. And hanging the antique broad brim on a bust of Plato, Jo read her letters.
One from her mother made her cheeks glow and her eyes fill, for it said to her .
My Dear:
I write a little word to tell you with how much satisfaction I watch your efforts to control your temper. You say nothing about your trials, failures, or successes, and think, perhaps, that no one sees them but the Friend whose help you daily ask, if I may trust the well-worn cover of your guidebook. I, too, have seen them all, and heartily believe in the sincerity of your resolution, since it begins to bear fruit. Go on, dear, patiently and bravely, and always believe that no one sympathizes more tenderly with you than your loving ...
That does me good! That's worth millions of money and pecks of praise. Oh, Marmee, I do try! I will keep on trying, and not get tired, since I have you to help me.
Laying her head on her arms, Jo wet her little romance with a few happy tears. for she had thought that no one saw and appreciated her efforts to be good, and this assurance was doubly precious, doubly encouraging, because unexpected and from the person whose commendation she most valued. Feeling stronger than ever to meet and subdue her Apollyon, she pinned the note inside her frock, as a shield and a reminder, lest she be taken unaware, and proceeded to open her other letter, quite ready for either good or bad news. In a big, dashing hand, Laurie wrote ... Dear Jo, What ho!
Some English girls and boys are coming to see me tomorrow and I want to have a jolly time. If it's fine, I'm going to pitch my tent in Longmeadow, and row up the whole crew to lunch and croquet have a fire, make messes, gypsy fashion, and all sorts of larks. They are nice people, and like such things. Brooke will go to keep us boys steady, and Kate Vaughn will play propriety for the girls. I want you all to come, can't let Beth off at any price, and nobody shall worry her. Don't bother about rations, I'll see to that and everything else, only do come, there's a good fellow!


#801304 Nov 10, 2012
In a tearing hurry,

Yours ever, Laurie.

Here's richness! cried Jo, flying in to tell the news to Meg.

Of course we can go, Mother? It will be such a help to Laurie, for I can row, and Meg see to the lunch, and the children be useful in some way.

I hope the Vaughns are not fine grown-up people. Do you know anything about them, Jo? asked Meg.

Only that there are four of them. Kate is older than you, Fred and Frank (twins) about my age, and a little girl (Grace), who is nine or ten. Laurie knew them abroad, and liked the boys. I fancied, from the way he primmed up his mouth in speaking of her, that he didn't admire Kate much.

I'm so glad my French print is clean, it's just the thing and so becoming! observed Meg complacently. Have you anything decent, Jo?

Scarlet and gray boating suit, good enough for me. I shall row and tramp about, so I don't want any starch to think of. You'll come, Betty?

If you won't let any boys talk to me.

Not a boy!

I like to please Laurie, and I'm not afraid of Mr. Brooke, he is so kind. But I don't want to play, or sing, or say anything. I'll work hard and not trouble anyone, and you'll take care of me, Jo, so I'll go.

That's my good girl. You do try to fight off your shyness, and I love you for it. Fighting faults isn't easy, as I know, and a cheery word kind of gives a lift. Thank you, Mother, And Jo gave the thin cheek a grateful kiss, more precious to Mrs. March than if it had given back the rosy roundness of her youth.

I had a box of chocolate drops, and the picture I wanted to copy, said Amy, showing her mail.

And I got a note from Mr. Laurence, asking me to come over and play to him tonight, before the lamps are lighted, and I shall go, added Beth, whose friendship with the old gentleman prospered finely.

Now let's fly round, and do double duty today, so that we can play tomorrow with free minds, said Jo, preparing to replace her pen with a broom.

When the sun peeped into the girls' room early next morning to promise them a fine day, he saw a comical sight. Each had made such preparation for the fete as seemed necessary and proper. Meg had an extra row of little curlpapers across her forehead, Jo had copiously anointed her afflicted face with cold cream, Beth had taken Joanna to bed with her to atone for the approaching separation, and Amy had capped the climax by putting a clothespin on her nose to uplift the offending feature. It was one of the kind artists use to hold the paper on their drawing boards, therefore quite appropriate and effective for the purpose it was now being put. This funny spectacle appeared to amuse the sun, for he burst out with such radiance that Jo woke up and roused her sisters by a hearty laugh at Amy's ornament.


#801305 Nov 10, 2012
Sunshine and laughter were good omens for a pleasure party, and soon a lively bustle began in both houses. Beth, who was ready first, kept reporting what went on next door, and enlivened her sisters' toilets by frequent telegrams from the window.

There goes the man with the tent! I see Mrs. Barker doing up the lunch in a hamper and a great basket. Now Mr. Laurence is looking up at the sky and the weathercock. I wish he would go too. There's Laurie, looking like a sailor, nice boy! Oh, mercy me! Here's a carriage full of people, a tall lady, a little girl, and two dreadful boys. One is lame, poor thing, he's got a crutch. Laurie didn't tell us that. Be quick, girls! It's getting late. Why, there is Ned Moffat, I do declare. Meg, isn't that the man who bowed to you one day when we were shopping?

So it is. How queer that he should come. I thought he was at the mountains. There is Sallie. I'm glad she got back in time. Am I all right, Jo? cried Meg in a flutter.

A regular daisy. Hold up your dress and put your hat on straight, it looks sentimental tipped that way and will fly off at the first puff. Now then, come on!

Oh, Jo, you are not going to wear that awful hat? It's too absurd! You shall not make a guy of yourself, remonstrated Meg, as Jo tied down with a red ribbon the broad-brimmed, old-fashioned leghorn Laurie had sent for a joke.

I just will, though, for it's capital, so shady, light, and big. It will make fun, and I don't mind being a guy if I'm comfortable. With that Jo marched straight away and the rest followed, a bright little band of sisters, all looking their best in summer suits, with happy faces under the jaunty hat brims.


#801306 Nov 10, 2012
Laurie ran to meet and present them to his friends in the most cordial manner. The lawn was the reception room, and for several minutes a lively scene was enacted there. Meg was grateful to see that Miss Kate, though twenty, was dressed with a simplicity which American girls would do well to imitate, and who was much flattered by Mr. Ned's assurances that he came especially to see her. Jo understood why Laurie `primmed up his mouth' when speaking of Kate, for that young lady had a stand-off-don't-touch-me air, which contrasted strongly with the free and easy demeanor of the other girls. Beth took an observation of the new boys and decided that the lame one was not `dreadful', but gentle and feeble, and she would be kind to him on that account. Amy found Grace a well-mannered, merry, little person, and after staring dumbly at one another for a few minutes, they suddenly became very good friends.

Tents, lunch, and croquet utensils having been sent on beforehand, the party was soon embarked, and the two boats pushed off together, leaving Mr. Laurence waving his hat on the shore. Laurie and Jo rowed one boat, Mr. Brooke and Ned the other, while Fred Vaughn, the riotous twin, did his best to upset both by paddling about in a wherry like a disturbed water bug. Jo's funny hat deserved a vote of thanks, for it was of general utility. It broke the ice in the beginning by producing a laugh, it created quite a refreshing breeze, flapping to and fro as she rowed, and would make an excellent umbrella for the whole party, if a shower came up, she said. Miss Kate decided that she was `odd', but rather clever, and smiled upon her from afar.

Meg, in the other boat, was delightfully situated, face to face with the rowers, who both admired the prospect and feathered their oars with uncommon `skill and dexterity'. Mr. Brooke was a grave, silent young man, with handsome brown eyes and a pleasant voice. Meg liked his quiet manners and considered him a walking encyclopedia of useful knowledge. He never talked to her much, but he looked at her a good deal, and she felt sure that he did not regard her with aversion. Ned, being in college, of course put on all the airs which freshmen think it their bounded duty to assume. He was not very wise, but very good-natured, and altogether an excellent person to carry on a picnic. Sallie Gardiner was absorbed in keeping her white pique dress clean and chattering with the ubiquitous Fred, who kept Beth in constant terror by his pranks.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#801307 Nov 10, 2012
Now we can see where all you sickening racist repubicans get your material:

Detroit rocker and right-winger Ted Nugent was not too happy when President Barack Obama was reelected, so he took to Twitter to denounce the "pimps," "whores" and "welfare brats" who voted for America's "economic [and] spiritual suicide."

Nugent tweeted some choice words on Wednesday after Obama earned four more years in the White House in a landslide victory over GOP candidate Mitt Romney. He bid America "Goodluk" [sic] and good riddance.

Does this mean he's going to kill himself? Good riddance indeed.
No Opinion Whatsoever

Virginia Beach, VA

#801308 Nov 10, 2012
thE DeBIL wrote:
<quoted text>
IT's nOT neARlY As hARd tO rEAd aS whAt yOU wRItE.
Mos tpeo plethi nk myco mmen tsa reea syt ore ad.


#801309 Nov 10, 2012

It was not far to Longmeadow, but the tent was pitched and the wickets down by the time they arrived. A pleasant green field, with three wide-spreading oaks in the middle and a smooth strip of turf for croquet.

Welcome to Camp Laurence! said the young host, as they landed with exclamations of delight.

Brooke is commander in chief, I am commissary general, the other fellows are staff officers, and you, ladies, are company. The tent is for your especial benefit and that oak is your drawing room, this is the mess room and the third is the camp kitchen. Now, let's have a game before it gets hot, and then we'll see about dinner.

Frank, Beth, Amy, and Grace sat down to watch the game played by the other eight. Mr. Brooke chose Meg, Kate, and Fred. Laurie took Sallie, Jo, and Ned. The English played well, but the Americans played better, and contested every inch of the ground as strongly as if the spirit of `76 inspired them. Jo and Fred had several skirmishes and once narrowly escaped high words. Jo was through the last wicket and had missed the stroke, which failure ruffled her a good deal. Fred was close behind her and his turn came before hers. He gave a stroke, his ball hit the wicket, and stopped an inch on the wrong side. No one was very near, and running up to examine, he gave it a sly nudge with his toe, which put it just an inch on the right side.

I'm through! Now, Miss Jo, I'll settle you, and get in first, cried the young gentleman, swinging his mallet for another blow.

You pushed it. I saw you. It's my turn now, said Jo sharply.

Upon my word, I didn't move it. It rolled a bit, perhaps, but that is allowed. So, stand off please, and let me have a go at the stake.

We don't cheat in America, but you can, if you choose, said Jo angrily.

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