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

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#815353 Dec 2, 2012
carol wrote:
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You didn't mention the women in Afghanistan under the Taliban rule.
Punishments against women by the Taliban in Afghanistan were often carried out publicly either as formal spectacles held in sports stadiums or town squares or spontaneous street beatings.
In October 1996, a woman had the tip of her thumb cut off for wearing nail varnish.
In December 1996, 225 Kabul women had been seized and punished for violating the sharia code of dress. The sentence was handed down by a tribunal and the women were lashed on their legs and backs for their misdemeanor.
In May 1997, five female CARE International employees were forced from their vehicle by members of the religious police. The guards used a public address system to insult and harass the women before striking them with a metal and leather whip almost 5 feet in length.
In 1999, a mother of seven was executed in front of 30,000 spectators in Kabulís Ghazi Sport stadium for allegedly murdering her abusive husband. She was imprisoned for three years and extensively tortured prior to the execution, yet she refused to plead her innocence in a bid to protect her daughter (reportedly the actual culprit).
When a Taliban raid discovered a woman running an informal school in her apartment, they beat the children and threw the woman down a flight of stairs (breaking her leg) and then imprisoned her. They threatened to stone her family publicly if she refused to sign a declaration of loyalty to the Taliban and their laws.
An Afghan girl named Bibi Aisha was promised to a new family through a tribal method of solving disputes known as baad. When she fled the violence girls often suffer under baad, her new family found her and a Taliban commander ordered her punished as an example, "lest other girls in the village try to do the same thing". Her ears and nose were cut off and she was left for dead in the mountains, but survived.
Failure to comply with Taliban's threats led to women being shot and killed as was the case of 22-year old Hossai in July 2010.
Many punishments were carried out by individual militias without the sanction of Taliban authorities as it was against official Taliban policy to punish women in the street.
...You're on the wrong side. Of just about everything.
That's your drum to beat dipshit, you never heard of the Taliban before we invaded. I was incensed in the 90's when they started destroying ancient relics that they considered "sacrilegious". They're moronic religious nuts, you should feel right at home.

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#815354 Dec 2, 2012
carol wrote:
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He sent Timothy Geithner to Capitol Hill to present his laughabale plan to Republicans and to negotiate. Geithner is stepping down in January.
He sat down with Republicans one day on the 17th.
Obama could care less about solving this potential crisis. If Republicans don't give in to his demands by the end of the month, taxes will go up anyway. So he's going to drive us back into a recession with or without negotiating with Republicans.
"Obama could care less"??

har
har
har

What will it take for him to "care less"?

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#815355 Dec 2, 2012
Lincoln Duncan wrote:
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Bush recession of Oct 2008.
Fox fooled you into thinking Mitt would win?
If you watched Fox you'd know that Mitt did win, he just doesn't move into the White House until after the inauguration.

Duh!
GOPidiotsx

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#815356 Dec 2, 2012
Linda wrote:
<quoted text>Its ironic that college students and young adults supported Obama. Eventually, enough years will pass until the blame Bush excuse doesn't cut it when they are still living in their parents basements and working at McDonalds.
College students and young adults have brains.
The Teavangelical GOP message of phoney math and 1950's social issues are anathema to anyone with an IQ over 65. You know, the age of every GOP voter.

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#815357 Dec 2, 2012
Stop the spending wrote:
Do you think Oblunder will accomplish anything this term ???What a phony!!! Stop the spending!!!!4 more wasted years...
If he doesn't accomplish anything he can't spend money. Over 40% of spending is discretionary.

Sheesh y'all are idiots!

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#815358 Dec 2, 2012
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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50,000 women were systemically raped in Bosnia, there are approx 500-600 children born from these rapes, they do not have birth certificates, the mothers have abandoned them, the fathers are unknown. Only a handful of these rapists were prosecuted, the women live in fear for life. They are psychologically and physically damaged for life.
Honestly, men are fking sickening beyond words. How many years did this go on and no one gave a shyt
Carol doesn't care about a few hundred white babies, only white fetuses.

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#815359 Dec 2, 2012
carol wrote:
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How exactly is Obama going to make those cuts? Do you even know?
What we do know is Geithner suggested $1.6 trillion in tax increases but showed minimal or no interest in spending cuts.
When congressional leaders went to the White House three days after the election, Obama talked of possibly curbing the explosive growth of food stamps and Social Security disability payments. But since Geithner didnít mention them, those reductions appear to be off the table now.
It's pretty much about spending and taxing. No cuts to speak of.
Was that your question?

No.

Your question was what cuts Obama proposed. I showed you his proposed cuts and you lolled them around on your tongue long enough to completely wipe them.

Keep up with yourself stupid.
GOPidiotsx

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#815360 Dec 2, 2012
carol wrote:
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How exactly is Obama going to make those cuts? Do you even know?
What we do know is Geithner suggested $1.6 trillion in tax increases but showed minimal or no interest in spending cuts.
When congressional leaders went to the White House three days after the election, Obama talked of possibly curbing the explosive growth of food stamps and Social Security disability payments. But since Geithner didnít mention them, those reductions appear to be off the table now.
It's pretty much about spending and taxing. No cuts to speak of.
Just when I think you can't get any more stupid.
The programs you're wailing about equal 5% of the military budget.
Social Security has nothing to do with the budget deficit, you ignoramous.
Really, stay stupid. It's why your Party is headed for the trash heap.
70% of Americans support raising the marginal income tax rate 3%, and raising capital gains rate 5%.
Since you're so obsessed with plans, what's Bonehead's plan, anyway?

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#815361 Dec 2, 2012
carol wrote:
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Do you have any idea what was in that bill? As they say, the devil is in the details.
What may look good on the surface doesn't always look so good when you dig a little deeper.
This is how democrats operate. They make a bill sound like the best thing since sliced bread but don't tell you all the things they added or don't want you to know about.
Like Obamacare. It, too, is going to be full of surprises. Pelosi said so.
When did Fox "News" read the bill to you?

You've never read a bill in your life.

I know this, its evidenced by your incessant ranting about the contents of bills you've never read and don't know the first thing about.

Read a bill, they're really not all that long as a rule.

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#815362 Dec 2, 2012
carol wrote:
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Apparently, a lot of liberals didn't give a shyte about women and basic human rights in Iraq and Afghanistan even when they knew about the abuses.
You got all upset about the Trail of Tears, aren't you going to shed a tear now for Bosnian rape victims?

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#815363 Dec 2, 2012
carol wrote:
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He misspoke. It would be hard to find even a handful of people who agree with him. He lost and we have much bigger issues to deal with.
I agree but I put Richard Murdoch & Mitt Romney didnt help the Right or the GOP's position on the National Politcal & Social Stage and just drive more people away from the Republican Party.

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#815364 Dec 2, 2012
carol wrote:
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It's like peeing in the ocean. Won't make a dent in this multi-trillion deficit - not without drastic cuts and major reforms.
Top marginal rates under Eisenhower were in the 90% range, it helped pay off the debt from WWII. It was considered "patriotic".

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#815365 Dec 2, 2012
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Yes, I thought of him and that other pig Akin. They should read about the rape babies in Bosnia. What will become of these children? No one wants them. They have no birth certificates, fathers unknown, mothers have rejected them or are so destroyed mentally and physically that they cannot care for them.
We should buy a ticket for Murderdoch to visit these children who will live in an instution for life.
I agree Murdoch & Akin would be like two peas in a pod.
lily boca raton fl

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#815366 Dec 2, 2012
Tenzing wrote:
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When did Fox "News" read the bill to you?
You've never read a bill in your life.
I know this, its evidenced by your incessant ranting about the contents of bills you've never read and don't know the first thing about.
Read a bill, they're really not all that long as a rule.
I love this part "as they say, the evil is in the details" !!!
lily boca raton fl

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#815367 Dec 2, 2012
Tenzing wrote:
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Top marginal rates under Eisenhower were in the 90% range, it helped pay off the debt from WWII. It was considered "patriotic".
But did he pee in the ocean?

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#815368 Dec 2, 2012
carol wrote:
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The same number of unemployed are still unemployed. Will they receive unemployment benefits indefinitely? Jobs will become even more scarce with the increased taxes and regulations on businesses.
The two main concerns of the majority - jobs and the economy - before the election apparently got lost after the election. After reelecting the problem again.
That's what Fox "News" told you anyway. Meanwhile, extension of unemployment benefits is once again in the middle of budget negotiations. Republicans like to pretend they're going to oppose them right up until they vote to extend them then blame the Democrats for forcing them to do it. This game's been going on for as long as you've been on Topix and you haven't noticed?

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#815369 Dec 2, 2012
Tenzing wrote:
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Top marginal rates under Eisenhower were in the 90% range, it helped pay off the debt from WWII. It was considered "patriotic".
63% in 1932 during the Great Depression Hoover signed into law

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Revenue_Act_of_1...

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#815370 Dec 2, 2012
Nuculur option wrote:
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Same ol' stupid Nobraina. You've made the same stupid comments for over four years now.
You're really terrified of the powerful black man who could beat you like the rabid dog you are!!
You were a loser, and you remain a loser.
That's why it's so easy to spot your sockpuppets!! They all spout the same silly nonsense. You're just scared of the big powerful black man, you give it away when you demean him in the silliest manner.
At least he wasn't a cheerleader in College(like dubya), or never played any sports, like Willard.
You'd think losing (again) would temper your anger and ignorance, but it only adds to it!!
For that, I'm happy!!
Obama did a pretty good job of kicking Republiclown azz, beating their standard bearers twice in a row.
You're just a sore loser, always have been.
So why are you such a coward you must hide behind your proxy locations and sockpuppets??
So what do you do in your free time?

Pick your nose?

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#815371 Dec 2, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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If I earned $250K, my tax rate would not go up under Obama.
You f*cking dumbasses have no clue how income taxes are calculated.
According to Chicagoan by Birth the national debt is now over $36 trillion???

"six-fold" doesn't work even if he's confusing it with "deficit".

These people are really confused.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

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Lapeer, MI

#815372 Dec 2, 2012
THE DEBIL wrote:
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UH-HUH. WHAT THE HELL DOES THAT MEAN? IS IT A MEATAPHOR FOR SOMETHING?
It means that you can polish knobs with your mouth or your butt.

Any more stupid questions?

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