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 ... Read more
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#804015 Nov 14, 2012
Jindal, the son of Indian immigrants, said the GOP “must reject identity politics” and “treat folks as individuals, as Americans, not as members of special interest groups.”

Raising Romney’s damaging comments about voters who don’t pay income taxes, Jindal urged the GOP to make clear they want the support of every American.

“The Republican Party is going to fight for every single vote,” he said.“That means the 47 percent and the 53 percent, that means any other combination of numbers going up to 100 percent.”

Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1112/837...

Nice to see Bobby step out of the bubble. Take notice.....carol.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#804016 Nov 14, 2012
“What Conservative Media Bubble?” Says the Conservative Still Inside the Bubble

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/lariso...

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#804017 Nov 14, 2012
Republican Honey wrote:
<quoted text>
You obviously do not know much about him!
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin is considered a rising GOP star and the Republican Party's leader on fiscal and budgetary issues.
The chairman of the House Budget Committee was first elected to Congress at age 28, and later helped launch the party's "Young Guns" program to recruit candidates in districts where Republicans lost.
Now 42, Ryan is the architect of the House GOP's budget proposal, which Democrats compared to an attack on the poor, but Republicans say is intended to save Medicare and rein in spending.
http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/11/politics/paul-r...
Paul Ryan is a big spender, big government man. His voting record in Congress proves it.

He voted yes yes yes to the Bush policies that fomented this recession.

Ryan's medicare plan was to make seniors pay more. Why do you think he exempted people over 55? To allow time for the rest to alter their retirement plans to save more money.

Just how uninformed are you?
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#804018 Nov 14, 2012
Election 2012: When Right-Wing Media Lost the Battle

The anti-fact model has been surprisingly successful for the right wing...

http://www.opposingviews.com/i/health/electio...

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#804019 Nov 14, 2012
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
Well, Well, Well,....look who is a Grumpy Old Chick:}
or...Hen.
Stupid "shinning" fails to understand that GOC is not a party; the Grumpy Old Pricks are no one's idea of a good time, and I would be a Deliciously Excellent Matriarch. Where are you from? I'm betting Alabama...they get $2.30 back for every tax dollar they put in and want to secede really badly. Bwahahahahahahahahahahahahahah aha!

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#804020 Nov 14, 2012
downhill246 wrote:
<quoted text>Just to show we can get along, I'll drive with my headlights on during the day for Romney and you drive with your headlights off at night for Obama. If we work together we can do this and the nation will be better off because of the cooperation.
Funny. Not going to happen, but funny.

“See how you are?”

Since: Jul 12

Earth

#804021 Nov 14, 2012
PDUPONT wrote:
<quoted text>
The American people are warming up to Obamacare now that they're seeing the benefits as opposed to the lies the right has been spreading. The latest polls show that those who want it to stay and even expand stands at 49% as opposed to 33% that want it repealed.
As for Massachusetts, we are one of the most highly educated states. Romney wouldn't have had a chance passing this legislation in a red state like Alabama.
The Republican description of obamacare is what people dislike. If you asked the average person what they think of the PPAHCA they'd just scratch their head.
Hans

New York, NY

#804022 Nov 14, 2012
Obama Won Woo Hoo wrote:
A great boon for the middle class and the housing industry that has been suffering:
If you sell your house and make a profit, you’ll likely be paying a new 3.8 percent tax on the gain.
The law includes about half a trillion dollars in tax hikes, including a new 3.8 percent tax on gains from selling any asset, including your home, small business, stocks or bonds, effective Jan. 1, 2013.
That’s on top of capital-gains taxes and applies to any profit that pushes your income over $200,000.
These changes are spelled out in the 2,572-page law, but many more changes will be imposed by regulations YET TO BE WRITTEN.
The Obama administration is adding federal workers at a rapid pace (JOBS!!! WHOO HOO!!!) to churn out and enforce new rules.
The government’s own projections say the cost of health-care administration — bureaucrats telling doctors and patients what to do — will soar from $29 billion when President Obama was first elected to $71 billion by 2020, some $40 billion dollars a year more in bureaucracy.
What a shame: That’s enough money to buy private health plans for fully half of all Americans who are now uninsured because they can’t afford it.
IT IS TOO EARLY TO SAY, TOLD YOU SO?:)
This should be great for the already slow housing market.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#804023 Nov 14, 2012
THE DEBIL wrote:
<quoted text>YUR NEXT, BITCH. KISS IT! G'HEAD... YOU GOT NO CHOICE WHATSOEVER
YEAH! You didn't ask, but you read my mind. Get em....!
Jindal-Petraeus 2016

Virginia Beach, VA

#804024 Nov 14, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Monday called on Republicans to “stop being the stupid party” and make a concerted effort to reach a broader swath of voters with an inclusive economic message that pre-empts efforts to caricature the GOP as the party of the rich.
....
“We’ve got to make sure that we are not the party of big business, big banks, big Wall Street bailouts, big corporate loopholes, big anything,” Jindal told POLITICO in a 45-minute telephone interview.“We cannot be, we must not be, the party that simply protects the rich so they get to keep their toys.”
He was just as blunt on how the GOP should speak to voters, criticizing his party for offending and speaking down to much of the electorate.
Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1112/837...
Agreed!
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#804025 Nov 14, 2012
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Stupid "shinning" fails to understand that GOC is not a party; the Grumpy Old Pricks are no one's idea of a good time, and I would be a Deliciously Excellent Matriarch. Where are you from? I'm betting Alabama...they get $2.30 back for every tax dollar they put in and want to secede really badly. Bwahahahahahahahahahahahahahah aha!
'Get Out of my Panties.'

priceless.
THE DEBIL

Paris, France

#804026 Nov 14, 2012
GOOD MORNING, LEO. GOOD MORNING, CAROL. HOW'S EVERY LITTLE THING TODAY?

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#804027 Nov 14, 2012
EasyEed wrote:
<quoted text>
"real dumb"
Throw out your BS numbers. The bottom line;
- There are million fewer American's working than when president nobama assumed office
Peace
KMA
Here you go again. Blaminh Obama for not stopping all job losses from the minute he waled in the door.

According to you, it should have gone like this:

Nov 08 - 550,000 Jobs lost
Dec 08 - 650,000 jobs lost
Jan 09 - 750,000 jobs lost
Feb 09 zero jobs lost.

You just can't admit that the recession caused job losses until Obama shut them off through the stimulus bill.

Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo ooo

Because that would be honest. And we all know what a dishonest, lying POS you are.

GFY
Hans

New York, NY

#804028 Nov 14, 2012
downhill246 wrote:
<quoted text>
US Companies Plan Layoffs Because of Obamacare
Welch Allyn — 275 employees, about 10 percent of its workforce, over the next three years.
Dana Holding Corp.— unspecified number’
Stryker — 96 jobs in December. They also say they’ll slash 5 percent of their global workforce, about 1,170 positions.
Boston Scientific — 1,200 and 1,400 jobs, while shifting investments and workers overseas to China.
Medtronic cut 500 positions over the summer, with 500 more set to be eliminated by the end of 2013.
Smith & Nephew — 770 layoffs
Abbott Labs — 700 layoffs
Covidien — 595 layoffs
Kinetic Concepts — 427 layoffs
St. Jude Medical — 300 layoffs
Hill Rom — 200 layoffs
Papa Johns - cutting hours to thirty or below
Murray Energy-150 layoffs
And the beat goes on....
There are consequences to following the European model as Obama has been and will continue to do. You can see how well it is working for them or actually not working:
European workers stage austerity protests

40 groups from 23 countries are involved in Wednesday's demonstrations.

Workers across the European Union are staging a series of protests and strikes against rising unemployment and austerity measures.

'There is just no work'

Unions in Spain and Portugal started strikes at midnight to protest against austerity measures that have combined tax rises with cuts in salaries, pensions, benefits and social services.

Marchers came out late on Tuesday in Spain, where 25% are unemployed, the highest rate in Europe.

Armoured police buses have parked at Syntagma Square in front of parliament, ready for the expected arrival of thousands of demonstrators. This has been the location for most of the major clashes since Athens became the unofficial protest capital of Europe.

The usual propaganda war on the day of a general strike is under way. The unions say a large majority of the Spanish workforce are not working. The government says there is a considerable amount of economic activity, given that a strike has been called.

"I have two sons in my house, one is getting subsidies, the other has been at home for the last three years," said protesting housewife, Paqui Olmo.

"It is not that he doesn't want to work, there is just no work."

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-203209...
THE DEBIL

Paris, France

#804029 Nov 14, 2012
Alloramadai wrote:
<quoted text>
YEAH! You didn't ask, but you read my mind. Get em....!
I WILL!!! UM, I MEAN, I SHALL!!! WAIT.. IS IT WILL OR SHALL?... DAMN.. TONIGHT, WE DINE IN STALINGRAD!
THE DEBIL

Paris, France

#804030 Nov 14, 2012
Hans wrote:
<quoted text>There are consequences to following the European model as Obama has been and will continue to do.
TRUE. AMERICANS WILL HAVE TO LEARN TO ACCEPT PAID MEDICAL CARE, GUARANTEED HOUSING, GOOD ROADS, CLEAN STREETS, PAID COLLEGE EDUCATION, AND 6 WEEKS OF VACATION YEARLY. IT'LL BE A SLOG, BUT IT'S FOR THE GOOD OF THE NATION!
Petraeus-Jindal 2016

Virginia Beach, VA

#804031 Nov 14, 2012
Michael Hervey has resigned as CEO of the Long Island Power Authority after taking responsibility for the failure to restore power to the area. President Obama immediately responded by asking him to serve as his new Secretary of Energy.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#804032 Nov 14, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>Is God infallible? All knowing?

If you believe life begins at conception then you believe that at that moment, God reaches down & places a soul in the zygote.
Within a few days, that zygote travels down to the womb where it must attach to the wall.

Studies have shown this is not automatic & a high percentage of these do not attached to the wall at all & are flushed from the system. I believe that percentage is near 40% or 50%.

I have trouble believing that God would place a soul into a zygote only to retrieve nearly half of them a week later. Somehow, I expect God to be more efficient & a better designer of the reproductive system.

But this is just one aspect of religion that defies logic.

I never get why the far right can't believe that God designed his creation to evolve i.e. evolution.

I can't believe that the far right can believe that God created Earth for man to rape her for her minerals & energy and destroy her through pollution.

I can't believe God intended man to be racist, bigoted, mean, wealthy at the expense of others, liars, or cheats.

Yet the far right embraces these things.

I am not attacking Christianity, I am attacking those who misuse it.
Wow, wow, wow. Most profound post yet. Thanks for wording my thoughts in a more polite manner. Nicely done!

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#804033 Nov 14, 2012
THE DEBIL wrote:
<quoted text>I WILL!!! UM, I MEAN, I SHALL!!! WAIT.. IS IT WILL OR SHALL?... DAMN.. TONIGHT, WE DINE IN STALINGRAD!
Chit. It is my will, so you shall! Will you?

I'll bring da vodka...
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#804034 Nov 14, 2012
Quoting legendary chocolatier Willy Wonka, Jon Stewart on Tuesday had a message for secession enthusiasts and business owners who threatened employees over President Obama’s re-election:“Stop. Don’t come back.”

In the wake of Obama’s election victory, the White House’s website has been inundated with petitions to secede. And even before Obama secured the win, CEOs and business owners were already threatening to lay off employees and cut benefits if the president won another term.

“At least now I’m beginning to understand why southern states were always so hesitant to get rid of the Confederate Flag,” Stewart said.“It’s like keeping your fat pants after you lose some weight. You’re happy for now with the new you, but you’re pretty sure you’re gonna need those pants again.”

http://2012.talkingpointsmemo.com/2012/11/jon...

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