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 ... Full Story
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#806882 Nov 17, 2012
Tenzing wrote:
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Did you read the comments to the article? I was pleasantly surprised at how many people suggested Krauthammer be Dubya'd.
and on down the line.....

"In the realm of media commenters, I’d like to nominate both Limbaugh and Hannity. I want to see if they maintain their audiences after the election. I used to listen to both of them, but now cannot stand either. Both are like a broken record, saying the same thing over and over again. Both hate President Obama so much that they cannot think straight. BTW, both advocate for more Empire and more unnecessary wars. I really wonder if they hurt the conservative cause more than they help it."

"I would give a Dubya to many of the folks at The Heritage Foundation."

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/dreher...

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Razors Edge

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#806883 Nov 17, 2012
Trevanian wrote:
The oppressor, blind to the brutality and injustice meted out to sustain dominance and prosperity, escalates the levels of force employed to protect privilege. The crimes of the oppressor are seen among the elite as the administering of justice—law and order, the war on terror, the natural law of globalization, the right granted by privilege and power to shape and govern the world. The oppressor cannot see the West’s false humanism. The oppressor cannot, as James Baldwin wrote, understand that our “history has no moral justification, and the West has no moral authority.” The oppressor, able to speak only in the language of force and increasingly lashing out like a wounded animal, will be consumed in the inferno.
“People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruction,” Baldwin wrote,“and anyone who insists on remaining in a state of innocence long after that innocence is dead turns himself into a monster.
You are using an Armenian Moniker,Why???

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#806884 Nov 17, 2012
carol wrote:
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Dylan became a Christian having been born a Jew.
He also wrote the song "You're Gonna Have to Serve Somebody":
It might be the devil
Or it might be the Lord
But you're gonna have to serve somebody.
And?? That has what to do with the price of eggs?? What else ya got??........

He left his Jewish roots and temporarily converted to Christianity in 1979. The singer was reeling from his recent divorce and hooked on heroin. He went on to record two albums with Christian lyrics. But all the while, Dylan was participating in Jewish rituals including the bar mitzvahs of his sons. But after two and a half years, Dylan came to believe that his Christian advisors were exploiting him,, he “became concerned” that some preachers were over-publicizing Dylan’s initially private conversion and he joined Chabad-Lubavitch, a Hasidic movement within Orthodox Judaism. What a disappointment that must have been: the old-time religion turned out to be yet another con. He is currently a practicing Orthodox Jew.

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#806885 Nov 17, 2012
carol wrote:
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It's the American Spirit that progressives want to squelch. If it were up to them, this verse in My Country Tis of Thee would be banned:
Our fathers' God to Thee,
Author of liberty,
To Thee we sing.
Long may our land be bright,
With freedom's holy light,
Protect us by Thy might,
Great God our King.
Lucky for them, the majority of Americans have forgotten how to be inspired by these words. Complacency and relying on big government has replaced a belief and relying on something greater than ourselves to guide this nation and our individual conscience.
Our leaders may have betrayed the American Spirit and committed astrocities, but the American people representing the heart of America cannot be blamed.
The problem with America is really a heart condition. Progressivism is the plaque.
Conservatives simply strive to preserve virtues and traditional values. Neither are we perfect.
However, manipulation isn't a virtue. That's where democrats can't seem to draw the line.
Is that "Bill O's" opinion or your's??

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“I'm here with bells on.”

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#806886 Nov 17, 2012
carol wrote:
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It's the American Spirit that progressives want to squelch. If it were up to them, this verse in My Country Tis of Thee would be banned:
Our fathers' God to Thee,
Author of liberty,
To Thee we sing.
Long may our land be bright,
With freedom's holy light,
Protect us by Thy might,
Great God our King.
Lucky for them, the majority of Americans have forgotten how to be inspired by these words. Complacency and relying on big government has replaced a belief and relying on something greater than ourselves to guide this nation and our individual conscience.
Our leaders may have betrayed the American Spirit and committed astrocities, but the American people representing the heart of America cannot be blamed.
The problem with America is really a heart condition. Progressivism is the plaque.
Conservatives simply strive to preserve virtues and traditional values. Neither are we perfect.
However, manipulation isn't a virtue. That's where democrats can't seem to draw the line.
I must, however respectfully, disagree with you. America has no king, and God resides in our hearts - not our government. I personally prefer to align with the Divine, but it's not my place or anyone's to declare a sovereign deity for everyone.

It just isn't.

We're all to blame, carol. The Divine only guides us if we choose to follow.

As a nation, we haven't - because as a nation, we worship Mammon, even if individually we say otherwise.

Just saying.

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“I'm here with bells on.”

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#806887 Nov 17, 2012
Razors Edge wrote:
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You are using an Armenian Moniker,Why???
Um,'cause s/he's maybe Armenian?

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TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#806888 Nov 17, 2012
krissy wrote:
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These pictures of before and after are amazing. You can use the slider at the bottom to see exactly what was washed away.
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/49646622/ns/weath...
Two hundred plus miles of shoreline-all of it a mess now. I have a brother-in-law in construction in the Sth Jersey area, his comment after the first day of being allowed back into the area (mostly for people to survey what damage they will be dealing with) "like looking at a third world country where bombs went off".
People whose primary residences were destroyed, are going to need some help...recovery will take awhile for certain.

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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#806889 Nov 17, 2012
The Dubya List

"Krauthammer, for sure. His inanities are rendered more absurd by the completely misguided elevation he receives at what is left of National Review. The fact that this guy is regarded as some sort of intellectual heavyweight speaks volumes for the decline of conservatism. From Kirk to Krauthammer in 50 years."

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/dreher...

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Impeach Obama

Virginia Beach, VA

#806891 Nov 17, 2012
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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Two hundred plus miles of shoreline-all of it a mess now. I have a brother-in-law in construction in the Sth Jersey area, his comment after the first day of being allowed back into the area (mostly for people to survey what damage they will be dealing with) "like looking at a third world country where bombs went off".
People whose primary residences were destroyed, are going to need some help...recovery will take awhile for certain.
Obama will fix it.

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Imhotep

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#806892 Nov 17, 2012
Parting Shot...

Mitt dismissed the 47%, then blamed the 47% for his massive defeat. "Free gifts" did the GOP in?

In fact, the largest gift to the president, came in the form of Mitt Romney himself and his vacant mind.

THE 'gift' that kept on giving... Votes away!

"I'm not familiar precisely with exactly what I said, but I stand by what I said, whatever it was."
Bishop Willard Mitt Romney
May 17, 2012

Bush 2.0- Irony !

"Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we." —Washington, D.C., Aug. 5, 2004

Thread title correct and no longer useful.
Imhotep haunts current political forums, Adieu

PS: Republican voters
It's time to sell you're encyclopedia Moronica.

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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#806893 Nov 17, 2012
Grampy wrote:
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Purple lipped liar said: "If you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan."
Connecticut's leading primary care physician organization with over 1,000 employees just announced that their employee's costs for health insurance coverage will increase 24% in 2013. Also, 2013 will be the last year this corporation will offer employees HMO and POS plans. In 2014 only a high deductable health insurance plan will be offered.
So all that free shit Obama freely spreads around to his slacker horde does have costs; costs that will undoubtedly be paid for by middle class workers!!!
Your FOX talking points sure did win that election eh?

Seen the new polls on Obamacare?

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Impeach Obama

Virginia Beach, VA

#806894 Nov 17, 2012
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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and it's about time Obama semi-approved the message that Israel is sending-right back at the lunaTICS.
In a call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday, U.S. President Barack Obama reiterated American support for Israel to defend itself, Reuters reported.
GO Mr POTUS!!
GO Israel!!!
Was Obama holding his nose when he made that call?
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#806895 Nov 17, 2012
The Republican Party can appeal to “Judeo-Christian values” as long as the sun shines and their voices hold out. But they’ve abandoned the most basic moral value of all: fairness. America is supposed to be the land of opportunity. But tell that to minorities, to single women, to working-class whites. Even 44 percent of voters who earn over $200,000 a year voted for Obama, the candidate who promised to raise their taxes.

We all know that eliminating the Bush tax cuts on the wealthy will not make much of a difference in the deficit ($42 billion a year, by most estimates). But anybody who preaches on that point will find himself talking to an empty auditorium. And if raising taxes on the rich is redistributionist socialism, someone should should have told Eisenhower, Nixon, and Reagan, whose rates on the rich were 91, 70, and 50 percent.

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

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TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#806896 Nov 17, 2012
dem wrote:
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It always ends like this!
Desolate!
Just us patriots left.
The burden ALWAYS falls to the REAL ones with some actual BACKBONE of REAL Integrity!

"stuck in the middle"..surrounded by bootlickers on both sides lol.

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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#806897 Nov 17, 2012
Limbaugh Criticizes "Brainiac" Republican Consultants For "Beating Up On Mitt Romney" As Dems Press Forward

http://mediamatters.org/video/2012/11/16/limb...

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TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#806898 Nov 17, 2012
Impeach Obama wrote:
<quoted text>Was Obama holding his nose when he made that call?
I don't know...was all the Libya smell wafting into the room?

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TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#806899 Nov 17, 2012
Impeach Obama wrote:
<quoted text>Obama will fix it.
Oh good, I'll tell my brother in law not to worry about it lol.

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TheIndependentMa jority

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#806900 Nov 17, 2012
Sister Kathryn Lust wrote:
<quoted text>I must, however respectfully, disagree with you. America has no king, and God resides in our hearts - not our government. I personally prefer to align with the Divine, but it's not my place or anyone's to declare a sovereign deity for everyone.
It just isn't.
We're all to blame, carol. The Divine only guides us if we choose to follow.
As a nation, we haven't - because as a nation, we worship Mammon, even if individually we say otherwise.
Just saying.
Maybe YOU worship some mammon, but that doesn't mean ALL of us do, MANY have their OWN ideas of GOD in their hearts, including some in government!
A lot of us strive to do the GOOD of a GOOD Lords work daily...because it beats the heck out of being evile!!

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TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#806901 Nov 17, 2012
Nuculur option wrote:
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You're as full of shit as Carol.
Unions created the Middle Class. Without them, workers pay a steep price.
Hostess is an example of Rmoney style economics. THe Hedge Fund managers rewarded themselves with millions in pay, while th workers were asked to take cut after cut after cut.
At some point, people will refuse to be pushed around by rich fools. Expect to see more of that in the next few years.
hard times have always been the best organizer for unions.
Expect WalMart to have unions in the next few years.
It's the new civil rights movement.
To compare unions to greedy Corporate interests is ignorant, and that's being kind.
There goes the Walmart stocks and jobs then!!
(see Hostess)

SUPERPACS...the "new world order" has arrived!

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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#806902 Nov 17, 2012
Republicans Allowed Karl Rove to Mislead Them Again

....GOP donors and activists were fed more delusions than TV executives greenlighting the Oprah Winfrey Network. President Obama was deeply unpopular, even though no hard evidence showed that was ever true. Obamacare would dismantle the Democratic majority in the Senate, though parts of it were popular across the electorate and Republicans offered no tangible alternative. All the polls were biased and wrong, except the ones Republicans liked. The party’s message was focused on demonizing the Democrats, not putting forward controversial ideas because ideas weren’t needed. And Barack Obama was elected again.

When I worked with Rove briefly at the White House, I found him to be a smart, energetic, capable man. Maybe more than I even realized. In the past two election cycles, he and his acolytes have personally helped Barack Obama get elected and yet made millions in the process. You tell me who the dummy is—Rove or the people who keep listening to him and funding him. Come to think of it, who really deserves the blame for what’s befallen the GOP?

Nobody forced George W. Bush to make Karl Rove his all-knowing, all-powerful political adviser. Nobody forced Fox News to put him and his prognostications all across the network, often to the exclusion of all others. Nobody told billionaires to throw their money to a person someone marvelously described as a “GOP money incinerator.” Nobody told the media to make a fallible person with a dubious electoral winning streak the “genius” behind the GOP. What if the culprits we are all seeking are right before us—in the mirror?

Finally, it seems, donors and many GOP activists are waking up to the fact that there’s a world out there different from what they’ve heard about on Fox News and what they’ve been told by those in charge of the party’s machinery. The billion-dollar question is whether they will really do anything to change it. The danger of indulging delusions is that they always welcome you back.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/11...

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