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

#811721 Nov 26, 2012
brown eyes wrote:
<quoted text>Jon Benet would have been 22 years old in August of this year. A guy named John Mark Karr admitted to this crime but his DNA didn't match blood at the crime scene. He has since changed his name to Delia Alexis Reich and refers to himself as a woman.
Is that the guy they brought back from Bangkok? I think it was the brother
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#811722 Nov 26, 2012
National security journalist Tom Ricks appeared on Fox News to blast the network's incessant coverage of the attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya. After saying that "Benghazi was hyped, by this network especially," Ricks went on to say that "the emphasis on Benghazi has been extremely political, partly because Fox was operating as a wing of the Republican Party."

http://mediamatters.org/blog/2012/11/26/forei...

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#811723 Nov 26, 2012
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>His comment was a bit self-serving, considering the fact that he was making a living selling books.
Books stimulate the mind. TV dulls it.

Books came far before TV. As a book reader, you are an individual on a personalized journey but watching TV places you into Group-Think with canned applause piped in to enhance your willingness to accept any stupidity on stage. Have you ever watched Dr. Oz and heard the screaming women audience? There's a sign facing them that announces the moment they should begin. They follow orders to influence your thinking. Billions of dollars have been spent studying human behavior and human thought processes and this knowledge is used to keep your face in front of the TV screen. We've all experienced the pull of that screen where, after deciding to watch a 5 minute segment, you find yourself 4 hours later still stuck to that screen.

Remember Clockwork Orange? The guy had his eyelids physically locked open as he was exposed to videos?

I'll take a book any day over the Talk Show hysteria and sociopolitical hogwash of today's Liberal media tycoons because I still believe in Ayn Rand and the critical value of individual thinking and liberty of thought.
Carter

Pompano Beach, FL

#811724 Nov 26, 2012
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
<quoted text>
So I guess you should just put yourself out of your misery
It won't happen until 2016.
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#811725 Nov 26, 2012
new yawk wrote:
Why bother to keep explaining it.
The story you posted was self explanatory.
If others want to believe their own twisted interpretation ...
Let them stay racked up in their twisted minds of imagination.
I'm still trying to FIND the confession in the words you posted.
Still not there.
But to keep labeling you a murderer is for the sole purpose to demean your character and diminish your credibility.
In the hopes you'll stop posting, of course.
And she does have a tendency to over react and miscomprehend knowingly and willingly, with ill intent.
But can't fault you for speaking out.
Accusing someone of being a murderer 'ain't' no small thing.
<quoted text>
Because he's guilty, must have done it around this time of year. Why would he tell that story? Why would he ask if brown eyes ever killed a man?
What does any of that have to do with anything?
He's admitting that he got away with murder.
And, you're not the boss of me, I can post whatever I want , you don't have to read it.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#811726 Nov 26, 2012
How to end a Fox News interview abruptly: Call Fox 'a wing of the Republican Party'

Now here's one of the few good reasons to go on Fox News. Thomas Ricks, a member of the Center for a New American Security, author of several books on the military, and a Pulitzer Prize winner, went on Fox to talk about Benghazi. But his interview didn't last long. Asked why Sen. John McCain seems to be backing off his threats to block U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice from being made secretary of state, Ricks said, "I think that Benghazi generally was hyped by this network especially and that now that the campaign is over, he's backing off a little bit. They're not going to stop Susan Rice from being secretary of state."

Fox: When you have four people dead including the first US ambassador in more than 30 years, how do you call that hype?

Ricks: How many security contractors died in Iraq, do you know?

Fox: I don't.

Ricks: No, nobody does, because nobody cared. We know that several hundred died, but there was never an official count done, of security contractors dead in Iraq. So when I see this focus on what was essentially a small fire fight, I think number one, I've covered a lot of fire fights, it's impossible to figure out what happens in them sometimes. And second, I think that the emphasis on Benghazi has been extremely political partly because Fox was operating as a wing of the Republican party.

Fox: All right. Tom Ricks, thanks very much for joining us today.

Ricks: You're welcome.

It's fantastic anytime someone goes on Fox News to say that Fox News is operating as a wing of the Republican Party. It's exponentially more fantastic when the person going on Fox News to say that Fox News is operating as a wing of the Republican Party is not some token liberal, but rather someone introduced by Fox as a distinguished expert on foreign policy and the military.

The question, though, is if Ricks will be punished by never ever being allowed to go on Fox again, or if they'll try to ambush him on the air in the future.(I'm guessing he'll have thought of that possibility, and be ready.)

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/11/26/1164...
TheIndependentMa jority

East Bernstadt, KY

#811727 Nov 26, 2012
yepperz wrote:
<quoted text>
Maybe you can tell me. I'm not a believer in the gov't telling people what to drink, eat or smoke. But to deliberately turn yourself into a two fisted smoker or soda drinker just to shove it in the gov'ts. face, which Carol suggests doing, defies stupidity. Both are bad for you and to double down on either one to prove a point is moronic. Can't speak for anyone else but emphysema and morbid obesity doesn't sound like a pleasant way to go through life. But it's a choice and we all have the right to make that choice. Unfortunately there are many people in the country who ignore the truth about things that are detrimental to their health. That is their right to do so. Seat belts save lives too. Does it make sense to not wear one just to prove a point? Guess it's up to each individual to decide. I care more about taking responsibility for my own health than trying to show the gov't, who really doesn't give a shit about my health, who's boss. Anyone who can't see through the ruse of what this is really about, revenue, is an idiot. The information is out there. It's up to each individual to take what they will from it. Keep in mind tobacco and soda are both addictive substances.
My personal philosophy has long time been--moderation is key, in MANY many areas!!

Guess that makes me a moderate...not too far on one side or the other of the many proverbial fence rails. Sure beats being a liberal (in my opinion.)

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#811728 Nov 26, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
I always thought presidents worked tirelessly to bring both sides together.
And only children walk out in a huff when they don't get their way.
Could be wrong.
Recall the Obamacare meeting at the White House between Republican leaders and the Boy Messiah?

John McCain: "Mr. President, We....."

Obama: "John, John, John...the election is over and I won"

The Jerk-In-Chief has about as much class as a Vegas Lounge Lizard.
He still thinks that it's his Ball & Bat and if we don't play by his rules, he's going to take it all back home to momma.

IMHO, the Jerk-In-Chief wants to take us over the fiscal cliff in an effort to demonstrate conclusively that it's not his fault but those uncompromising Republicans. He wants to spend us into oblivion. "After the election, I can be a lot more flexible"

He were go...!!!
brown eyes

Roanoke, VA

#811729 Nov 26, 2012
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Is that the guy they brought back from Bangkok? I think it was the brother
Yes same guy but what about the 118 thousand dollar ransom note. The brother's handwriting would have been obvious don't you think. Jack The Ripper and this case will always puzzle me. At first I thought the brother also until I read some of the ransom note. Handwriting analysis would have eliminated family members as would lie detector tests. I hope this case is solved someday.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#811730 Nov 26, 2012
Fox News Abruptly Ends Interview After Guest Calls Out The Network For Hyping Benghazi Scandal

During the interview, which lasted only a minute and 45 seconds, Ricks responded to a loaded question with a remark that surprised the anchor:

JON SCOTT (HOST): Senator John McCain said in the past he would block any attempt to nominate Susan Rice to become U.N.— I’m sorry, Secretary of State. She’s currently the U.N. ambassador. He seems to be backing away from that. What do you make of it?

RICKS: I think that Benghazi generally was hyped, by this network especially, and that now that the campaign is over, I think he’s backing off a little bit. They’re not going to stop Susan Rice from being secretary of state.

Ricks’ assessment of Fox’s role in what they themselves dubbed “Benghazi-gate” is accurate. Since the Sept. 11 attack that killed four U.S. citizens, Fox has pushed a constant stream of conspiracy theories and easily countered “facts” claiming that the Obama administration lied to the public in their response. Even Fox’s own personalities have had trouble accepting the push at times, but Ricks’ blunt statements caught the network off-guard.

The interview apparently didn’t sit well with Fox: a “news staffer” told Ricks that he was rude while he was on air. Ricks’ segment, according to an interview he gave with the New York Times, was about “half as long as planned.”

“I had told the producer before I went on that I thought the Benghazi story had been hyped. So it should have been no surprise when I said it and the anchor pushed back that I defended my view,” Ricks told Politico. Ricks also told the New York Times that he was going to discuss the “lack of combat readiness of some Army units” but he never got the opportunity,.“They seemed to lose interest in that,” he said.

http://thinkprogress.org/security/2012/11/26/...

They can sure dish it out, but.......!
TheIndependentMa jority

East Bernstadt, KY

#811731 Nov 26, 2012
yepperz wrote:
<quoted text>
You are sadly mistaken. When I was in college the teachers/Professors smoked in the classrooms and at the lecterns. Students were also allowed to smoke in the classrooms. Lol,,,and it wasn't 45 years ago.
Not where I went to school. They'd've been fired on the spot.

Maybe that's why they never let NY into conservative New England?!
new yawk

Tonawanda, NY

#811732 Nov 26, 2012
Jon Benet's murder was a "family affair".
The Father contaminated The DNA evidence on her body when he covered her with the blanket.

The Mother? The Father? The Brother?
And which ever one killed her, the others literally covered it up.
Accomplices. And all three Family Members had motive.
And it was a shoddy investigation.
The Father/Family of High Society, Pillars of The Community ... Well, you get the gist.
brown eyes wrote:
<quoted text>Jon Benet would have been 22 years old in August of this year. A guy named John Mark Karr admitted to this crime but his DNA didn't match blood at the crime scene. He has since changed his name to Delia Alexis Reich and refers to himself as a woman.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#811733 Nov 26, 2012
Impeach Obama wrote:
<quoted text>Obama is probably studying Morsi's tactics with great admiration. "I just issue a few decrees, aka "executive orders" and presto! I'm no longer President. I'm Dictator for Life! Chairman Obama...I LIKE the sound of that!"
You are being facetious(I think) but don't discount that happening. He's still in full swing trying to discredit his political opponents to a point where he becomes the only game in town.

With a complacent and even actively helpful media, he is emboldened by Morsi's power grab. The Boy Messiah has repeatedly criticized the US Constitution through the years. There is an emerging pattern of ego saturation that could easily lead to America being ruled by a tribal king.
carol

Orlando, FL

#811734 Nov 26, 2012
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
Recall the Obamacare meeting at the White House between Republican leaders and the Boy Messiah?
John McCain: "Mr. President, We....."
Obama: "John, John, John...the election is over and I won"
The Jerk-In-Chief has about as much class as a Vegas Lounge Lizard.
He still thinks that it's his Ball & Bat and if we don't play by his rules, he's going to take it all back home to momma.
IMHO, the Jerk-In-Chief wants to take us over the fiscal cliff in an effort to demonstrate conclusively that it's not his fault but those uncompromising Republicans. He wants to spend us into oblivion. "After the election, I can be a lot more flexible"
He were go...!!!
It's kind of astonishing actually. That we have a president who really does think it's pretty much all about him. Just shows his inexperience and why he should have never won the first time.

It really is astonishing.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#811735 Nov 26, 2012
A new national poll suggests Americans understand that the "fiscal cliff" is no joking matter.

Two-thirds of people questioned in a CNN/ORC International survey (PDF) say that the U.S. would face a crisis or major problems if the country went off the "fiscal cliff" at the end of the year, and if that happened, Republicans in Congress would probably receive the greater share of the blame.

The poll also indicates that more than seven in ten Americans call for compromise on this issue, but they are pessimistic about that actually happening, with two-thirds predicting that Washington officials will act like "spoiled children," not "responsible adults," in the upcoming negotiations.

.....By a 52%-44% margin, Republicans also favor a mixture of spending cuts and tax increases instead of a deal that only includes spending cuts.

.....The poll also indicates that the GOP is not exactly bargaining from a position of strength. Fifty-three percent of the country has an unfavorable view of the Republican Party; only 42% want to see congressional Republican have more influence than the president over the direction the nation takes in the next two years. And seven in ten say the GOP has not done enough to cooperate with Obama.

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2012/11/...

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#811736 Nov 26, 2012
brown eyes wrote:
<quoted text>Marilyn allegedly had an affair with the Kennedy brothers, just as John Boehner had an alleged affair. Marilyn was too pretty to be a Republican. Ugly drunk Clint Eastwood and fat Meat Loaf is the best the Republican Party can come up with.
You statement shows you clearly to be a Neanderthal Consumer.

Hey, my beer bottle looks sexier than your beer bottle!

D-u-u-h-h-h!

Think much?

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#811738 Nov 26, 2012
Obama 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>Nobody needs to smoke. If smoking was prohibited, health care costs in America would be cut in half. Smoking is the number one cause of cancer, heart disease and stroke. 46% of lung cancer cases are caused by secondhand smoke. 60% of house fires are caused by dropped cigarettes. Thousands of endangered sea turtles eat butts thrown on our beaches and die from stomach cancer. Like the possession of deadly firearms, it's time for the Government to outlaw this filthy, deadly habit. They should render the firearms industry and tobacco industry sad relics from America's past, like Bush and Reagan. Hopefully President Obama can accomplish these goals before his third term.
Pray tell, Chicken Little...when will the sky begin falling?
new yawk

Tonawanda, NY

#811739 Nov 26, 2012
None of what you've stated PROVES nor is an ADMISSION to murder.

Do you really believe he would post it IF it was?
He's too smart for that IF he was actually guilty, IF.

And trying him in the court of public opinion, so to speak, is futile, silly and ridiculous. Though you were more level headed than that.
Besides, once a person is found Not Guilty, they cannot be retried for that same crime.

You need to get a life.
And stop running with Topix as your sole reality.
But keep spinning your gears. It's your hysteria.

Your last sentence is funny!
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Because he's guilty, must have done it around this time of year. Why would he tell that story? Why would he ask if brown eyes ever killed a man?
What does any of that have to do with anything?
He's admitting that he got away with murder.
And, you're not the boss of me, I can post whatever I want , you don't have to read it.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#811740 Nov 26, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
National security journalist Tom Ricks appeared on Fox News to blast the network's incessant coverage of the attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya. After saying that "Benghazi was hyped, by this network especially," Ricks went on to say that "the emphasis on Benghazi has been extremely political, partly because Fox was operating as a wing of the Republican Party."
http://mediamatters.org/blog/2012/11/26/forei...
Can't you find something fresh, new and unbiased? Mediamatters has a reputation for smelling bad, you know.
dem

Chicago, IL

#811741 Nov 26, 2012
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
<quoted text>Because he's guilty, must have done it around this time of year. Why would he tell that story? Why would he ask if brown eyes ever killed a man?
What does any of that have to do with anything?
He's admitting that he got away with murder.
And, you're not the boss of me, I can post whatever I want , you don't have to read it.
She's just a little frazzled by the election outcome.
Makes her lash out and imagine everyone is out to get her.
Hope she doesn't end up back in the asylum.

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