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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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#808617 Nov 19, 2012
Sister Kathryn Lust wrote:
<quoted text>Big deal. Palestine has been labeled a terrorist state for 50 years. He hasn't denounced that either.
Moving on.
The Palestinian statement is true while the Israeli statement is false. Therein lies the rub.

Discernment is not your strong point, ladee.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#808618 Nov 19, 2012
krissy wrote:
<quoted text>
Have you ever been evaluated for depression? Honest question.
Have you ever been evaluated for stupidity? Honest question.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#808619 Nov 19, 2012
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! No need to son. You perform that sort of self surgery with your own teeth!
But you're the only person alive who knows what your own hemorrhoids taste like.

“life under BO”

Since: Sep 12

buena vista

#808620 Nov 19, 2012
HAT A SURPRISE BO is a lying SOS:

Obama's claim that the Bush tax cuts helped cause the economic ...
www.washingtonpost.com/.../fact...bush-tax-cu... ...
Oct 1, 2012 – FACT CHECKER | It's time for Obama to retire the talking point that Bush tax cuts and deregulation caused the 2008 economic crisis.

"The Facts

We should stipulate at the outset that Romney adamantly rejects the idea that he has proposed more tax cuts for the wealthy. His plan would cut tax rates, but also eliminate tax deductions, which he says would make the plan revenue neutral. But no one has proven that his numbers add up, and the respected nonpartisan Tax Policy Center concluded that the available details on the Romney plan suggest taxes would decrease for the wealthy but rise for the middle class.

Romney has advocated repealing the Dodd-Frank financial regulation bill. As for the role of deregulation in the crisis, there certainly has been news reporting showing that the Bush administration generally took a hands- off approach to regulating financial institutions.

But others would note the irony of Clinton citing the perils of deregulation under Bush because he also is culpable. Clinton signed into law a repeal of the Glass-Steagall law that separated commercial and investment banks — a policy shift that some have said also played a role in the economic crisis. Moreover, Clinton also signed into law the Commodity Futures Modernization Act, which essentially removed derivatives contracts from regulatory oversight. By many accounts, derivatives, such as the credit default swap, were at the heart of the financial crisis.

Indeed, Clinton has admitted that he was given wrong advice about the need to regulate derivatives contracts.“I think they were wrong, and I think I was wrong to take” their advice, Clinton said of his economic advisers.

The Dodd-Frank bill tightened regulations on derivatives contracts, thus reversing the decision that Clinton — not Bush — had made.

While one can argue whether deregulation under Clinton or Bush played a bigger role in the financial crisis, the notion that the Bush tax cuts “led” to the 2008 crisis is especially puzzling. "

Wise up, dummies.
THE DEBIL

Netherlands

#808621 Nov 19, 2012
THE DEBIL

Netherlands

#808622 Nov 19, 2012

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#808623 Nov 19, 2012
sage won wrote:
HAT A SURPRISE BO is a lying SOS:
Obama's claim that the Bush tax cuts helped cause the economic ...
www.washingtonpost.com/.../fact...bush-tax-cu... ...
Oct 1, 2012 – FACT CHECKER | It's time for Obama to retire the talking point that Bush tax cuts and deregulation caused the 2008 economic crisis.
"The Facts
We should stipulate at the outset that Romney adamantly rejects the idea that he has proposed more tax cuts for the wealthy. His plan would cut tax rates, but also eliminate tax deductions, which he says would make the plan revenue neutral. But no one has proven that his numbers add up, and the respected nonpartisan Tax Policy Center concluded that the available details on the Romney plan suggest taxes would decrease for the wealthy but rise for the middle class.
Romney has advocated repealing the Dodd-Frank financial regulation bill. As for the role of deregulation in the crisis, there certainly has been news reporting showing that the Bush administration generally took a hands- off approach to regulating financial institutions.
But others would note the irony of Clinton citing the perils of deregulation under Bush because he also is culpable. Clinton signed into law a repeal of the Glass-Steagall law that separated commercial and investment banks — a policy shift that some have said also played a role in the economic crisis. Moreover, Clinton also signed into law the Commodity Futures Modernization Act, which essentially removed derivatives contracts from regulatory oversight. By many accounts, derivatives, such as the credit default swap, were at the heart of the financial crisis.
Indeed, Clinton has admitted that he was given wrong advice about the need to regulate derivatives contracts.“I think they were wrong, and I think I was wrong to take” their advice, Clinton said of his economic advisers.
The Dodd-Frank bill tightened regulations on derivatives contracts, thus reversing the decision that Clinton — not Bush — had made.
While one can argue whether deregulation under Clinton or Bush played a bigger role in the financial crisis, the notion that the Bush tax cuts “led” to the 2008 crisis is especially puzzling. "
Wise up, dummies.
Bubba Clinton = Tweedle Dee

The Boy Messiah = Tweedle Dumb

“life under BO”

Since: Sep 12

buena vista

#808624 Nov 19, 2012
This is what will happen if the fiscal cliff is not avoided, I say do it and let the people who voted for Obama deal with paying higher payroll taxes, higher taxes and losing exemptions:

Summary
A number of tax provisions either expired in 2011 or are scheduled to expire at the end of 2012.
These include the following:
• The Bush tax cuts, which reduced income taxes by reducing tax rates, reducing
the marriage penalty, repealing limitations on personal exemptions and itemized
deductions (PEP and Pease, respectively), expanding refundable credits, and
modifying education tax incentives. The Bush tax cuts also reduced estate tax
liabilities by increasing the amount of an estate exempt from taxation and by
lowering the tax rate.

• The alternative minimum tax (AMT) patch, which, by increasing the amount of
income that is exempt from the AMT and allowing certain personal credits
against the AMT, prevents an estimated 26 million additional taxpayers from
owing the AMT.

• The payroll tax cut, which reduced an employee’s share of Social Security taxes
by two percentage points.

• A variety of previously extended temporary tax provisions, commonly referred to
as “tax extenders,” which affect individuals, businesses, charitable giving,
energy, community development, and disaster relief.

Go for it Obama.
Impeach Obama

Virginia Beach, VA

#808625 Nov 19, 2012
brown eyes wrote:
<quoted text>Obama accomplishments:
Health care reform, the takeover and turnaround of the auto industry, the biggest economic stimulus in history, sweeping new regulations of wall street, a tough new set of consumer protections on the credit card industry. A vast expansion of national service, net neutrality, the greatest increase in wilderness protection in fifteen years. A revolutionary reform to student aid. Signing the new Start Treaty with Russia. The ending of the don't ask don't tell. The ending of the war in Iraq, began the draw down in Afghanistan, helped to oust Gaddafi in Libya and ushered out Mubarek in Egypt, tightened sanctions against Iran. He shifted counterterrorism strategies to target Osama Bin Laden and then ordered the risky raid that killed him. Obama has done this while steering the country out of what might have been a second Great Depression. Quite a list of accomplishments. The failure is the current US Congress.
Just some of Obama's failures. Record high unemployment. Record high gas prices. Destroying the best health care system in the world. Total incompetence in the handling of the Gulf oil spill. Ignoring the Ft. Hood terrorist attack, referring to it as a simple act of workplace violence. Failure to close Gitmo. Promoting class warfare and racism. Appointing numerous Communists and Socialists to high positions. Allowing his underage daughter to travel to Mexico for a weekend of drugs, booze and sex. His numerous "green energy" failures. Lying about his involvement in the "Fast & Furious scandal. Pulling out of Iraq too soon with no clear victory thus empowering the insurgents. Accomplice to the murder of the Libyan Ambassador and 3 of his colleagues while intentionally covering it up to deceive the American public. No response to the attempted shootdown of a military drone. Widespread election fraud. Total incompetence in the handling of the Hurricane Sandy disaster. And all of this occurred in just one failed term. I winder what his next failed term will bring.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#808626 Nov 19, 2012
sage won wrote:
This is what will happen if the fiscal cliff is not avoided, I say do it and let the people who voted for Obama deal with paying higher payroll taxes, higher taxes and losing exemptions:
Summary
A number of tax provisions either expired in 2011 or are scheduled to expire at the end of 2012.
These include the following:
• The Bush tax cuts, which reduced income taxes by reducing tax rates, reducing
the marriage penalty, repealing limitations on personal exemptions and itemized
deductions (PEP and Pease, respectively), expanding refundable credits, and
modifying education tax incentives. The Bush tax cuts also reduced estate tax
liabilities by increasing the amount of an estate exempt from taxation and by
lowering the tax rate.
• The alternative minimum tax (AMT) patch, which, by increasing the amount of
income that is exempt from the AMT and allowing certain personal credits
against the AMT, prevents an estimated 26 million additional taxpayers from
owing the AMT.
• The payroll tax cut, which reduced an employee’s share of Social Security taxes
by two percentage points.
• A variety of previously extended temporary tax provisions, commonly referred to
as “tax extenders,” which affect individuals, businesses, charitable giving,
energy, community development, and disaster relief.
Go for it Obama.
The problem with that logic is that Democrats, particularly those on the hard left, are very happy to increase everybody's taxes, not just those of the wealthy.
Impeach Obama

Virginia Beach, VA

#808627 Nov 19, 2012
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
The Palestinian statement is true while the Israeli statement is false. Therein lies the rub.
Discernment is not your strong point, ladee.
Neither is geography apparently. Palestine is not a state.

Since: Jul 11

Location hidden

#808628 Nov 19, 2012
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
The problem with that logic is that Democrats, particularly those on the hard left, are very happy to increase everybody's taxes, not just those of the wealthy.
As a certified tea bagger, you must be one of those I need more of my money than give any for the good of the country. When you defend the rich to keep paying banana republic tax rates you risk becoming a banana republic yourself. One day that might just sink in.

Since: Nov 12

Location hidden

#808629 Nov 19, 2012
"The fact that we are here today to debate raising America's debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the US Government cannot pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our Government's reckless fiscal policies. Increasing America 's debt weakens us domestically and internationally. Leadership means that, "the buck stops here.' Instead, Washington is shifting the burden of bad choices today onto the backs of our children and grandchildren. America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership. Americans deserve better."

~ Senator Barack H. Obama, March 2006
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#808630 Nov 19, 2012
Impeach Obama wrote:
<quoted text>Just some of Obama's failures. Record high unemployment. Record high gas prices. Destroying the best health care system in the world. Total incompetence in the handling of the Gulf oil spill. Ignoring the Ft. Hood terrorist attack, referring to it as a simple act of workplace violence. Failure to close Gitmo. Promoting class warfare and racism. Appointing numerous Communists and Socialists to high positions. Allowing his underage daughter to travel to Mexico for a weekend of drugs, booze and sex. His numerous "green energy" failures. Lying about his involvement in the "Fast & Furious scandal. Pulling out of Iraq too soon with no clear victory thus empowering the insurgents. Accomplice to the murder of the Libyan Ambassador and 3 of his colleagues while intentionally covering it up to deceive the American public. No response to the attempted shootdown of a military drone. Widespread election fraud. Total incompetence in the handling of the Hurricane Sandy disaster. And all of this occurred in just one failed term. I winder what his next failed term will bring.
And yet he was re-elected. Go figure.

Time to sit back and let the disaster unfold.

Since: Nov 12

Location hidden

#808631 Nov 19, 2012
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
And yet he was re-elected. Go figure.
Time to sit back and let the disaster unfold.
Sad isn't it?????
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#808632 Nov 20, 2012
OzRitz wrote:
<quoted text>
As a certified tea bagger, you must be one of those I need more of my money than give any for the good of the country. When you defend the rich to keep paying banana republic tax rates you risk becoming a banana republic yourself. One day that might just sink in.
As fiscal Conservative, I do not want the US government to engage in any activities other than those specifically authorized by the US Constitution.

I don't know what you mean by a "tea bagger", nor do I care.

I don't know what you mean by the "rich", nor do I care.

I do know that we are engaged in a war between the taxpayers and the tax consumers, and that supporting the tax consumers rather than encouraging them to become taxpayers is not for the "good of the country."
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#808633 Nov 20, 2012
Republican Honey wrote:
<quoted text>
Sad isn't it?????
It will be amusing to see the country collapse and find out who gets blamed.
American Lady

Danville, KY

#808634 Nov 20, 2012
HOW OBAMA CAN BE STOPPED IN ELECTORAL COLLEGE
Exclusive: Judson Phillips offers constitutional means to put Romney in office Jan. 21
...

Barack Obama has not yet been re-elected president.

Yes, the election is over – but remember, a presidential election in America is not by popular vote. We vote for the candidate, but what we are really doing is voting for the electors who will meet on the Monday after the second Wednesday in December.

That is when the actual re-election of the president occurs.

Is there a way to stop this?

Yes, there is.

And the best part – this is totally constitutional.

The 12th Amendment of the Constitution as well as Article II of the Constitution govern the Electoral College.

According to the 12th Amendment, for the Electoral College to be able to select the president, it must have a quorum of two-thirds of the states voting.

http://www.wnd.com/2012/11/how-obama-can-be-s...
American Lady

Danville, KY

#808635 Nov 20, 2012
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2012
NEW STRATEGY TO STOP THE USURPER: URGENT CALL TO ACTION: The House Of Representatives Can Choose Our Next President!! So, if 1/3 of the States (17) do NOT cast their electoral college votes - then it goes to the House of Representatives (not the senate) to elect the next President. "... if no person have such majority, then from the persons having the highest numbers... the House of Representatives shall choose immediately, by ballot, the President."

URGENT CALL TO ACTION: The House Of Representatives Can Choose Our Next President!!

WE do not elect the President. The Electoral College elects the President. The 2012 election does not get decided until Mid-December when the Electoral College cast their votes AND, if enough of them do not cast their vote, the responsibility falls onto the House of Representatives to choose the next President!

http://giveusliberty1776.blogspot.com/2012/11...
PDUPONT

Chicopee, MA

#808636 Nov 20, 2012
martinezjosei wrote:
<quoted text>
What is wrong with keeping your own hard warned money instead of allowing the government steal it from you to give it to their bodies at Solindra?
What is wrong? Can you answer that?
What is wrong with giving more to charity than Obama and Biden combined? What is wrong with that?
I heard the crickets !!!
What is wrong to protect your money from the government? Ask George Soros who owes two billion in back taxes and being forgiven by Obama.
Want to talk the facts? Or remain in ignorance?
Hard "warned" money? That was given to "bodies" at "Solindra"?
The average third grader can spell better than you.
For one thing nitwit the Solyndra loan was originally advanced by the Bush administration and one of its major investors was the Walton family who own Wal-Mart and are major Republican contributors. The Solyndra loan comprised 1.3% of the DOE's loan program.
Taxes also pay for the military and the Coast Guard that performs search and rescue on the seas and interdicts drug shipments. They also pay for the highways you travel on, keep our food safe and protect the air we breathe and the water we drink.
Romney can give more than Obama and Biden combined because he makes far more than they do. Most of Romney's charitable donations went to the Mormon church and while they might have used some of it to help the needy they also use it to build their temples which non Mormons aren't even allowed to enter, sending out missionaries and financing groups that advance their agenda like opposing marriage equality.
There's no evidence that George Soros owes 2 billion in back taxes.
You're an idiot!

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