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
carol

Orlando, FL

#812776 Nov 28, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
The purpose of the treaty is not to alter what is being done in the US but rather get other countries on board with what we do.
We have a legal principle that says no treaty can override the Constitution or U.S. laws.
http://www.westernjournalism.com/why-obama-ba...
Carol, you are being duped by those using these UN treaties, whether this one or the arms one, to fire up the uninformed right.
Before you run screaming through the streets, read up on treaties & our laws. From reliable sources not your Beckian sources that you usually read.
There must be some reason why other countries oppose certain parts of it and 9000 parents of disabled children in the U.S. are against it.

Might be the part implying bureaucrats will decide "what's in the best interest of the child" under the new law.

Again, once we open the door to the UN making laws that already exist in our own country and in other countries - no matter how innocent it seems on the surface - we risk opening the door even wider to forfeiting sovreignty.

Tell me one thing the UN has done that makes them a credible entity.

When it comes to the UN, think of wolves in sheep's clothing.
Da Man

Silver Spring, MD

#812777 Nov 28, 2012
All Hail Obama!!! Four More Years!
ra_con_teur

Oklahoma City, OK

#812779 Nov 28, 2012
hope and change...

"Bankrupt San Bernardino cuts $26 million, tries to stay afloat"

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2012/11...

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#812780 Nov 28, 2012
Impeach Obama wrote:
Breaking News: A Florida man, Michael Dunn, has shot and killed a 17-year-old African-American male. Dunn, a 45-year-old self-described gun enthusiast, fired several rounds at a black SUV after being threatened with a sawed-off shotgun. One of the group of four African-American youths aimed the gun at him after he requested that they turn their loud music down. He's being held without custody and is invoking his right to self-defense under Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law.
Here you go. Have no idea where it came from.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#812781 Nov 28, 2012
Mediocre House Committee Chairmen Selected

Republicans in Washington are looking for ways to change the face of the party following their defeat in the presidential election. However, one thing that will not change is the face of GOP leaders in the House.

Last week, John Boehner stacked the Steering Committee, which is responsible for selecting committee assignments, with like-minded stooges. He also gave himself 5 votes. Not surprisingly, there aren’t too many changes from the array of weak committee chairmen. Dave Camp is still at Ways and Means; Fred Upton is still at Energy & Commerce; Hal Rogers is still chairing Appropriations. The only positive change for conservatives is that Jeb Hensarling will be replacing Spencer Bauchus at Financial Services.

Here are the 2011 ratings for the proposed roster of chairmen. None of the important economic policy committees are chaired by conservatives. Republicans might wish to change the party platform, but it is the face of leadership that needs to change....

http://www.redstate.com/2012/11/28/mediocre-h...
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#812784 Nov 28, 2012
I’m Not Sure What Republicans Stand For in Congress

Erick Erickson

In Congress, there used to be clear and distinct Republican and Democrat positions. But in the past decade, about the only thing separating the GOP from the Democrats is the rate of spending. Republicans spend less, but they still spend a lot. Oh, and they love babies in utero.

Republicans used to believe in free enterprise, the private sector, and low taxes. They believed in getting government the heck out of the way. They still talk like that, but they don’t seem to actually be operating like that. Senate and House Republicans seem to be in a bidding war to increase revenue in Washington. What’s worse, they are mendacious enough to call it “increasing revenue” instead of “tax increases,” when it amounts to the same thing. The Republican Party of John Boehner and Mitch McConnell have taken a party that once believed in starving the beast and transforming it into a party that believes in feeding the leviathan lest the leviathan consume them. They operate out of fear — fear of losing their remaining power, fear of blame, and fear of the unknown.

http://www.redstate.com/2012/11/28/im-not-sur...
TheIndependentMa jority

East Bernstadt, KY

#812785 Nov 28, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
So there was never a Carter recession?
Bush's unfunded spending, Bush's unfunded tax cuts, Bush's unfunded wars had nothing to do with it.
Nope.
It was all because some gullible people believed their bank when they said they could afford that mortgage.
No there wasn't a Carter "recession", the labeled term of economy in that era was "stagflation", a stagnant economy coupled with inflation--AND a MAJOR OIL embargo (due to mid-east dependency).

But ya know what, there were still JOBS...because I had about three or four over the course of those years lol.

I don't think "gullible" is an appropriate term either. IGNORANT seems more apropo (even if it isn't a very nice descriptive). Should banks (or ANYONE) take advantage of people like that? NO-and shame on those who do! BUT, therein again-we arrive back to the concept of people accepting PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY for that which they two-step willing into themselves as well.

And for the umpteenth time---WE did NOT "start the fiyahs"..."they were always burning since the world's been turning" (to quote Billy Joel). My God duh A Vey, are you not old enough to remember the oil wells Saddam set afire in the early 90's, and are you that blind as to ignore the FACTS of all the bin_laden initiated pre-9/11 terrorist attacks??

KEYSTONE Duh A Vey?

The oil has to roll from somewhere...might as well be northern continental. LESS hassle that way.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#812786 Nov 28, 2012
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Here you go. Have no idea where it came from.
There were no guns found inside the teens' car, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said.

http://www.cnn.com/2012/11/28/us/florida-musi...
ra_con_teur

Oklahoma City, OK

#812787 Nov 28, 2012
James Hoffa...

throw him off the cliff he says...

http://weaselzippers.us/
ra_con_teur

Oklahoma City, OK

#812788 Nov 28, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
have the tobacco companies printed their court mandated second hand smoke warnings?
so since you're wondering; it's on the mend.
You think your buddies smoking reefer will worry about secondary smoke?
ProductofScience

East Bernstadt, KY

#812789 Nov 28, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
a very big influence upon me when i was growing up. an escape, for more than a few of us, from the closed mind parenting of the 50s and 60s.
Aye-speak fer yer own!!

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#812790 Nov 28, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
There were no guns found inside the teens' car, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said.
http://www.cnn.com/2012/11/28/us/florida-musi...
Yeah ago like they are just going to sit there and leave the gun in the car. Teenager aren't that dumb. All I know is from reading all the news stories down there he thought he saw a gun and feared for his life. Why would he pump 9 shots into a car on his son's wedding day otherwise?
ProductofScience

East Bernstadt, KY

#812791 Nov 28, 2012
ANNA LINGUS wrote:
<quoted text>
It was one of those consciousness-changing books -- the one that most defined what we are as a species. Then, along came more -- "Cat's Cradle," the one with Billy Pilgrim, and the Children's Crusade ... "Galapagos." And he had to die, just like anybody else ...
Better to live and let live in peace.

Anything else is just IGNORANCE.

GOD bless America, our families, our troops, the Constitution and TERM LIMITS on the office of POTUS-because absolute egomaniacal, sociopathic power trippers CORRUPT absolutely!!!!!!!!!!
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#812792 Nov 28, 2012
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Yeah ago like they are just going to sit there and leave the gun in the car. Teenager aren't that dumb. All I know is from reading all the news stories down there he thought he saw a gun and feared for his life. Why would he pump 9 shots into a car on his son's wedding day otherwise?
yeah, he would have had the same response to a car full of white kids.

right? fear for his life? car full of kids that looked like his own? bang bang?
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#812794 Nov 28, 2012
ra_con_teur wrote:
<quoted text>
You think your buddies smoking reefer will worry about secondary smoke?
stupid question. no one bogarts second hand pot smoke.
Nightchalker

Lansing, MI

#812795 Nov 28, 2012
ANNAL LINGUS wrote:
<quoted text>
Frightened old one? You should be... and yet, you shouldn't ... there's nothing emerging just over your horizon that will, or can, be "banned." Even what I type is "out there" -- since you, yourself (et al), have, in some dim way, read and processed it. Know this if you know nothing else ...
Never saw someone so scared of old white people.

What happened?

Gramma stole your shoes?

Grampa took your bike?

You guy are MORE afraid of "old white people" than you are of the jihadi's.

LMMFAO
Nightchalker

Lansing, MI

#812796 Nov 28, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
yeah, he would have had the same response to a car full of white kids.
right? fear for his life? car full of kids that looked like his own? bang bang?
The entire episode was bad all around!

Would you be cheering if it was a car full of "old white people" that got blown away?

Or would you be sad it was not you shooting them?

You poo flingers are a HOOT!

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#812797 Nov 28, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
yeah, he would have had the same response to a car full of white kids.
right? fear for his life? car full of kids that looked like his own? bang bang?
That comment is a bit racist don't you think. Now you are going to pull the thought police routine huh? You weren't there so quit injecting your racism into it.

“See how you are?”

Since: Jul 12

Earth

#812801 Nov 28, 2012
sage won wrote:
<quoted text>
There are none so blind as those who will not see. The CRA, the Obama/ACORN lawsuit, Clinton forces F and F to accept subprime mortgages, there's your causes.
In many case borrowers DID not have to show income, you're mistaken or lying.
No, not at ANYTIME could a bank fob off a bad loan to F and F, Clinton changed that to make it possible.
The government changed the rules, they forced lemons on the lenders and guess what? They made lemonade and stuck us with the bill.
Without the subprime loans and the complicity of the ratings agencies, there would be no financial shenanigans.
Without sub prime mortgages, what would the lenders have sold?
Good loans?
The CRA started it all.
The redline area CRA loans were statistically more sound than the voluntary loans. Financial institutions worked the system - increasing their CRA loans to improve their rankings. Put credit where it is due - in large part it was the lender practices with risky VOLUNTARY loans that caused the problem, not the legislation that did not prohibit those practices. The financial institutions weren't making lemonade - they planted the groves.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#812802 Nov 28, 2012
Nightchalker wrote:
<quoted text>The entire episode was bad all around!
Would you be cheering if it was a car full of "old white people" that got blown away?
Or would you be sad it was not you shooting them?
You poo flingers are a HOOT!
now what fear-for-his-life white guy is going to shoot a bunch of republicans from the Villages? unless he's dem who lives there too, i'm not seeing it.

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