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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krissy

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Nov 12, 2012
 
Petraeus-Ryan 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>Wrong. He blamed it on Hillary Clinton.
You might want to rethink your 2016 ticket

It's getting deep

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-...

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sage won wrote:
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And here I thought he was a fat, bald old man.
Only on weekends down at the Strap-On Club.
Petraeus-Rubio 2016

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Nov 12, 2012
 
More PC run amuk. Crazy Injuns from Arizona became outraged after learning this year's Victoria Secret fashion show would feature a model wearing Native American headdress to commemorate Thanksgiving. The Crazy Injuns said it was an insult to tribal culture. Victoria Secret and the model involved apologized but the Crazy Injuns want more than an apology. A spokesman for the group stated that, "We are a people, not a fashion statement and are considering filing a defamation lawsuit." Attorneys for Victoria Secret suggested that they calm down, go drink some firewater, play some slots and stick their Native American culture up their asss.

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Nov 12, 2012
 
Petraeus-Rubio 2016 wrote:
More PC run amuk. Crazy Injuns from Arizona became outraged after learning this year's Victoria Secret fashion show would feature a model wearing Native American headdress to commemorate Thanksgiving. The Crazy Injuns said it was an insult to tribal culture. Victoria Secret and the model involved apologized but the Crazy Injuns want more than an apology. A spokesman for the group stated that, "We are a people, not a fashion statement and are considering filing a defamation lawsuit." Attorneys for Victoria Secret suggested that they calm down, go drink some firewater, play some slots and stick their Native American culture up their asss.
Who ever said that cultural diversity makes us better?

We need more Melting Pots and less Balkanization.

And fewer lawyers.

“There is no such thing”

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Nov 13, 2012
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch...
Why Obama Beat Romney
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Nov 13, 2012
 
FBI AGENTS CONDUCTING ‘CONSENSUAL’ SEARCH OF PETRAEUS’ ALLEGED MISTRESS PAULA BROADWELL’S HOME - Via Jason Howerton @ The Blaze

FBI agents on Monday night raided the home of Paula Broadwell, the alleged mistress of former CIA director David Petraeus, WCNC reporter Dianne Gallagher reported via her official Twitter account.

Gallagher said “two men with briefcases just showed up to the Broadwell home… ran inside.” The reporter also said later “dozens of people” showed up to the North Carolina home, carrying bags and boxes inside, possibly to gather evidence....

...UPDATE (10:46 p.m. EST): Despite being initially described as a raid, The FBI is now saying that the search of Broadwell’s home is “consensual” and part of concluding its probe into the alleged mistress, according to CNBC and NBC’s Andrea Mitchell and Pete Williams.

This is a breaking story and updates will be added.

CONTINUED HERE: http://www.theblaze.com/stories/fbi-agents-re...

BREAKING: FBI Is Busting into Paula Broadwell’s Home – Photos: http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2012/11/break...

INVESTOR'S BUSINESS DAILY: Was David Petraeus Blackmailed By His Own Government?

Petraeus Scandal: An affair that was known to the FBI for months and kept from congressional oversight committees might explain his complicity in a false narrative of the Benghazi terrorist attack and the order to "stand down."

The addition of sex to Benghazigate adds a dimension sure to keep the scandal going and one that does indeed make Watergate seem like a third-rate burglary. The affair admitted to by Gen. David Petraeus, now our former director of the Central Intelligence Agency, might have attached blackmail or the potential for blackmail to a scandal we have already called a case of criminal negligence.

But blackmail by whom?

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Nov 13, 2012
 
krissy wrote:
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You might want to rethink your 2016 ticket
It's getting deep
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-...
I've already thought out YOUR 2016 ticket!

http://www.youtube.com/watch...
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Nov 13, 2012
 
Sex,Spies,Murder,Conspiracys,S candal,Democrats,Imagine
for one moment if all of the above was a Republican
FUBAR? Our corrupt media would have a feeding frenzy?

Nixon was Excoriated by them????
and Water Gate does not come
close!!
PDUPONT

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Waxman wrote:
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Where the heck did you get this impression, idiot? How's the weather on the moon, freak?
Liars like you never provide any links/backup for your fantasies.
Bonehead.
Okay Nosewax, did Bush and his Republican congress let the assault weapons ban lapse?
Yes it's a known fact.
Does Arizona have(and some other states) have lax laws that allow multiple purchases of these weapons?
Yes it's a known fact. Did the Bush Administration drop criminal charges against the New Black Panthers?
Yes known fact.
Do you want a citation for the sun rising in the East?
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Italy's Former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has been sentenced to four years in prison for tax evasion. Do you know what you get in the United States of America for tax evasion? The Republican presidential nomination.
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brown eyes wrote:
Italy's Former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has been sentenced to four years in prison for tax evasion. Do you know what you get in the United States of America for tax evasion? The Republican presidential nomination.
Where did you get that crap from , obammy has his own little tax cheat in charge of the piggy bank no less or did your liberal ass forget about little Timmy G., LIBERALS ARE SO STUPID , BUT BROWN EYES TAKES THE CAKE !!
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Sad America-loving conservatives already demanding secession

Aw, the party of 'Merika has an enormous post-election sad:

In the aftermath of last week's presidential election, residents in at least nineteen states have put up petitions on the government's "We the People" petitioning website seeking the right to secede from the rest of the country.[…]

Petitions for secession filed from Louisiana and Texas have already received well over 10,000 signatures. Per the website's own rules, petitions that garner 25,000 signatures or more within 30 days require a response from the Obama administration.

Apparently this is the part of the conservative realization that (1) yes, the president is still a scary black man, and (2) nobody in America but them has a problem with that. There's also been some premise going around that Obama's moderateness and centrism the last four years only goes to prove how much he's going to be a crazy secret-Muslim radical during the next four years, and if you can unpack that logic, you've got me beat. I have no idea what they're going on about. Oh, and the Texas version has already topped the 25K threshold, so congratulations, Texas conservatives! You'll be getting a special note from the Obama administration suggesting where you can go!

This doesn't seem to be a purely regional thing, since even folks in Oregon and New York are piping up with their own petitions (and really, if you're an Oregon or New York conservative, I feel a good amount of pity for you, I really do). But I've said it before, and I'll say it again: This notion of conservative secession has its merits. Of course, as "True America" we'd want to attach some constraints to the separatists: no nuclear weapons, get your own damn military, and we'll be carving out territory for you that consists entirely of places close to sea level, so that you can ignore climate change from the best possible vantage point. But this sounds pretty doable, once the logistics get worked out. So what are you going to call yourselves? United Galts of America? New Jesusland? That's great, we'll send you a card.

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/11/12/1160...
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Nov 13, 2012
 
sonicfilter wrote:
Sad America-loving conservatives already demanding secession
Aw, the party of 'Merika has an enormous post-election sad:
In the aftermath of last week's presidential election, residents in at least nineteen states have put up petitions on the government's "We the People" petitioning website seeking the right to secede from the rest of the country.[…]
Petitions for secession filed from Louisiana and Texas have already received well over 10,000 signatures. Per the website's own rules, petitions that garner 25,000 signatures or more within 30 days require a response from the Obama administration.
Apparently this is the part of the conservative realization that (1) yes, the president is still a scary black man, and (2) nobody in America but them has a problem with that. There's also been some premise going around that Obama's moderateness and centrism the last four years only goes to prove how much he's going to be a crazy secret-Muslim radical during the next four years, and if you can unpack that logic, you've got me beat. I have no idea what they're going on about. Oh, and the Texas version has already topped the 25K threshold, so congratulations, Texas conservatives! You'll be getting a special note from the Obama administration suggesting where you can go!
This doesn't seem to be a purely regional thing, since even folks in Oregon and New York are piping up with their own petitions (and really, if you're an Oregon or New York conservative, I feel a good amount of pity for you, I really do). But I've said it before, and I'll say it again: This notion of conservative secession has its merits. Of course, as "True America" we'd want to attach some constraints to the separatists: no nuclear weapons, get your own damn military, and we'll be carving out territory for you that consists entirely of places close to sea level, so that you can ignore climate change from the best possible vantage point. But this sounds pretty doable, once the logistics get worked out. So what are you going to call yourselves? United Galts of America? New Jesusland? That's great, we'll send you a card.
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/11/12/1160...
Obama must have been outstanding at math in his college days , he is one hell of a divider , I say do it Texas and others would be just as they have always been , the rest would look like Kenya in no time , better than the whole country going to hell in a hand basket .

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WEDNESDAY NOV 8
FOX DID YOU A GRAND DISSERVICE AND MADE MILLIONS DOING IT...
For liberals like me, Fox News was the channel to watch last night. As it became clear early on that Obama was going to take this thing, my household quickly switched the channel from CNN to Fox, eager to see the network’s massive breakdown play out in real time. After all, if the job of Fox News these past four years was to make Obama a one-term president, a goal the network not-incidentally shared with the Republican Party, Fox News super-duper seriously failed.
In 2009, White House communications director Anita Dunn called Fox News "either the research arm or the communications arm of the Republican Party.” I don’t know about the “or” part. With massive funds and infinite air time, Roger Ailes’ little network that could spent the past four years demonizing president Obama (after a year of demonizing candidate Obama), and obsessively churning up non-news to scare the shit out of white guys and feed into the GOP bloodstream: from the Black Panthers’ remarkable rise to political power to that thing about the guns and Mexico named after an awesome Vin Diesel movie to the multifront war on Christmas/Christians/Christ to The Great Benghazi Conspiracy of 2012.
And what do they have to show for it? Not a Republican president. Not a Republican Senate. Not a repealed health care law. Adding insult to Tuesday’s injury, Eric Holder is still a free man.
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Yes, ratings. Yes, money. I hear you. But if Fox News has any actual interest in helping the Republican Party or the conservative cause—and you can want to do this and make money, just like the GOP!—the network really flubbed it. So what happened, other than the mainstream media oppressors shutting down the truth once again and polling places letting Hispanics in?
In 2009, Gawker published a post titled “What’s Bad for the GOP is Good for Fox News,” arguing that Republicans’ worst nightmare—the election of a black, Democratic president who listens to the rap music and gives young, female, and non-white Americans hope—was actually a dream come true for Rupert Murdoch’s money-minting, 24-hour news network. Pointing to this illustrative graph, Gawker’s John Cook (who, full disclosure, is my husband) wrote that “the more viewers Fox attracts, the more voters the GOP repels.”
But in 2010, the GOP/Fox News Industrial Complex proved Gawker —and many Democrats who assumed Fox had taken things too far—wrong. With the aid of the Fox-bolstered Tea Party revolution, the Fox-created Socialist-in-Chief, the Fox-aired town hall debacles, and the Fox-supported conspiracy theories of Glenn Beck, Republicans won the House and the narrative. We all gave in and started calling it Obamacare. 2012 looked to be a lost cause.
But Fox overreached. The midterm results told Sean Hannity and Gretchen Carlson and Megyn Kelly that they were doing something right, and so they kept at it. Donald Trump phoned in from Trump HQ daily to inform Greta Van Susteren’s viewers about his heroic quest for the missing birth certificate. Glenn Beck presented his irrefutable evidence that everything is connected and all roads lead to the Jews/Kenya/Cass Sunstein. Beck finally got canned in 2011, but Hannity picked up some of his nut-job slack. The liberals on Hannity’s panel got paler and sicklier by design (my theory, at least), and the true-believer conservatives became more insufferably confident and dismissive of any potential Obama revival.

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So what does all this delusional thinking have to do with actual voters and their actual votes? As Conor Friedersdorf writes in his very smart Atlantic piece about the failure of the conservative media, it’s “easy to close oneself off inside a conservative echo chamber.” As he points out, Fox News and other conservative media are “far more intellectually closed” than, say, NPR. Fox News feeds its viewers a line of bull about the way the world is. Viewers buy this line of bull. Misinformed viewers become misinformed voters. And then misinformed voters are shocked when Obama wins. Hey, I thought everyone hated this guy?(The preceding is a very good reason why liberals should limit their MSNBC viewing, by the way.)
Friedersdorf argues that Fox not only deludes its viewers, but that it is part of a self-deluded system, in which right-wing talk radio and TV pundits like Dennis Prager and Hugh Hewitt actually also take the bait. They all reinforce each other’s divorce from reality, Friedersdorf suggests, until the whole thing blows up—as it did last night in that crazy MegynCam moment, as the anchor, faced with a raving Karl Rove, walked from the studio to one of the back offices to confront the network’s decision desk over its Ohio call. It was, of course, terrific TV. In our house it played as comedy, but I’m sure Fox’s loyal viewers, still holding out hope of a Romney turnaround, loved the drama of Kelly stalking the hallways, one of the network’s conservative crusaders on the hunt for nebbish number crunchers.
So is the talent at Fox News made up of true believers or cynical hacks? Most likely, the network—just like the pundit roundtable on air last night—contains some of each. For the ratings whores, it’s likely true that four more years of Obama is exactly what the network needs—but it’s clearly not what’s best for, say, Chris Christie. Fueled by intensity and hatred, Fox thrives as the opposition. The trouble is that for the GOP to survive, Republican candidates eventually have to get votes. When they fail, Fox gets to keep on printing money.
After Karl Rove’s on-air freakout and the aforementioned MegynCam challenge, Fox was forced to acknowledge that Obama had won the damn election. And now what are they left with? A whole lot of viewers who are quite surprised to find that they are once again outnumbered by Americans who actually like better access to health care and don’t all keep Carrie Mathison-style timelines of the Benghazi cables on their living room walls. Now these disappointed souls wonder: Why isn’t the world the way we thought it was Tuesday morning? Just guess where they will turn for the answer.
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RUSH10ME wrote:
<quoted text>Obama must have been outstanding at math in his college days , he is one hell of a divider , I say do it Texas and others would be just as they have always been , the rest would look like Kenya in no time , better than the whole country going to hell in a hand basket .
My lord man, according to you nutjobs the country has been going to hell in a hand-basket for the last 4 years.

So how did that play out in the election? Not enough folks watching FOX?

Keep talking wingnuts. The pundit take is that you've already lost 2014. Couple more weeks and they'll be calling 2016 for Hillary.
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Fox News Sunday Guests Debunk Laura Ingraham's Whopper That Obama Refused To "Compromise On Pretty Much Any Issue"

http://mediamatters.org/video/2012/11/11/fox-...

You can see the FOX problem in going forward/backward.

No more 'guests'.
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Bill Kristol, for once, is right. The Bush tax cuts for the rich have to go.

The election is barely over, but true to form, Mitch McConnell and John Boehner have already bungled the next one. Their line in the sand is exactly the wrong way to recast the GOP’s appeal to minorities, women, and working-class whites.

Look at the data. Exit polls showed that voters largely agreed that Romney was a “strong leader” and “had a vision for the future.” But as AEI’s Henry Olsen notes,“Romney lost because he lost among those who chose the remaining characteristic – by 63 points, 81-18. That characteristic? Cares about people like me.”(The exit polls do not include the nine million white voters who showed their opinion by not voting at all.)

Having lost two national elections in which the Bush tax cuts were at issue, the GOP Congressional leadership now seems determined to dig the ditch deeper.

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/the-re...

Perhaps McConnell and Boehner have taken their stand on principle. Or perhaps they are still scared of Grover Norquist. Perhaps they truly believe – in contrast to three decades worth of evidence and a recent study by their own Congressional Budget Office – that lower tax rates on the rich actually produce jobs.

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NO more American Lady wrote:
http://realdemocrathistory.wor dpress.com/category/kkk/
The KKK was the terrorist wing of the Democrat Party.
May 15, 2008 at 1:01 pm | Posted in Democrat Party, K.K.K
Our nation’s top historians reveal that the Democratic Party gave us the Ku Klux Klan, Black Codes, Jim Crow Laws and other repressive legislation which resulted in the multitude of murders, lynchings, mutilations, and intimidations (of thousands of black and white Republicans). On the issue of slavery: historians say the Democrats gave their lives to expand it, the Republicans gave their lives to ban it.
http://realdemocrathistory.wordpress.com/cate...
Your post is a lie.

As for slavery, it was a regional issue just like the vote on the civil rights act.

Today, the KKK is a right wing organization.

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Sister Kathryn Lust wrote:
<quoted text>How about the Church gets out of our legislation, and into the tax system??
Online petition to force UPS to stop their charity money for Boy Scouts because they do not accept gays!

So who is imposing what on who?

Conservatives were minding their minds when out of the blue you are being forced to accept this or pay for that contraceptive, etc.

In ten years what new thing will it be?

Pay for their partners condoms or else we will be labeled this or that?

To accept men marrying little girls else we are this or that.

To accept one men and four wives or else we are hateful?

To pay for sex change via taxes or else we are hateful and this and that?

See?

Liberalism is a cancer that will never stop until it kills the host that feeds it, period.

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