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 ... Read more
raccoon tour

Luxembourg

#815778 Dec 3, 2012
I'm a republican. I'm for lower taxes. Would you like to use my walker to go draw on the refrigerator with our poop?
raccoon tour

Luxembourg

#815779 Dec 3, 2012
I have never written an entire paragraph in my life, they are too long.
raccoon tour

Luxembourg

#815780 Dec 3, 2012
there is something in my support hose? It feels wet.
raccoon tour

Luxembourg

#815782 Dec 3, 2012
In the army you can be all you can be, which is not much. But they feed you.
babboon_n_drawer

Oklahoma City, OK

#815783 Dec 3, 2012
raccoon tour wrote:
I like to eat raw bread dough. It swells up in my stomach and I feel full.
I bet you have many physical charecteristics of my primate family members!

Be proud you....you get free ball washings!!!!
raccoon tour

Luxembourg

#815784 Dec 3, 2012
Over to you, Chet.
babboon_n_drawer

Oklahoma City, OK

#815785 Dec 3, 2012
raccoon tour wrote:
I'm a republican. I'm for lower taxes. Would you like to use my walker to go draw on the refrigerator with our poop?
Im a liberal and i am too dam dum to clean my stanky scrotum!
raccoon tour

Luxembourg

#815786 Dec 3, 2012
I don't like to think about stuff too much, it hurts.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#815787 Dec 3, 2012
Realtime wrote:
Arab league chief say's that Assad regime could fall at any time__Putin say's that Russia and Turkey can't agree on how to proceed.
Meanwhile Syria is again said to be moving chemical weapons components around yet Syrian military officials state emphatically that those weapons will never be used against Syrians.
Syria is Iran's most important ally, without Syria Iran's regional voice diminishes measurably.
Speaking of Iran, pollution is again temporarily closing schools and government offices throughout Tehran Province. Pollution in Iran's population centers is created mostly by Iranian built vehicles which burn cheaply produced fuels.
What a massacre in Syria! How many killed now? 40,000? Assad won't go down till the end.
raccoon tour

Luxembourg

#815788 Dec 3, 2012
Chet?
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#815789 Dec 3, 2012
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Well, he said he was in Korea; that makes him about 80!
If he was in the Korean war that would be true__but the US still continues to have a sizable military presence in S Korea.

South Korea has grown to become a real player on the world stage ranking among the top economic powers.

Did you happen to watch 60 Minutes last evening?
babboon_n_speer

Oklahoma City, OK

#815790 Dec 3, 2012
raccoon tour wrote:
I have never written an entire paragraph in my life, they are too long.
Stop smoking dope and maybe...just maybe you'll get outta grade school!!!!!

Then you can marry yourself a mule!
love is blind coon-boy!
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#815792 Dec 3, 2012
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>If he was in the Korean war that would be true__but the US still continues to have a sizable military presence in S Korea.
South Korea has grown to become a real player on the world stage ranking among the top economic powers.
Did you happen to watch 60 Minutes last evening?
No, missed it, I'll watch the repeat. Who was on?
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#815793 Dec 3, 2012
There are unconfirmed reports that the spokesman of the Syrian Foreign Ministry has defected.

Sources say Jihad Makdissi has left Syria for London, with Reuters news agency quoting an unnamed regional diplomatic source as saying that "he is out of Syria".

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2012...
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#815794 Dec 3, 2012
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Going over the "fiscal cliff" is the only hope for bringing some sanity to the federal budget. Time to take the bitter medicine.
No matter how it happens, Obama won't be going over the cliff...

According to senior administration officials, Obama is not eager to go over the cliff, but he is willing. If no deal is reached by the end of the month, all the Bush tax cuts—for the rich and not-rich—will evaporate. Obama would then demand in early January that the new Congress immediately pass legislation to reinstate the lower tax rates for the bottom 98 percent. Boehner and the Republicans presumably will find it difficult to say no and insist they will only vote for such tax relief if it includes breaks for the wealthy or cuts in Medicare and other government spending. As a Democratic strategist close to the White House says, "For years we've tried to make the case that the Republicans are willing to hold up tax cuts for 98 percent to help the guys at the top. This is the cleanest shot we've gotten at this."

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2012/12/j...

but the republicans will be going all the way to the bottom.

They are so screwed.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#815795 Dec 3, 2012
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Well, he said he was in Korea; that makes him about 80!
Flack? Peppy?
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#815796 Dec 3, 2012
The Big Budget Mumble

In the ongoing battle of the budget, President Obama has done something very cruel. Declaring that this time he won’t negotiate with himself, he has refused to lay out a proposal reflecting what he thinks Republicans want. Instead, he has demanded that Republicans themselves say, explicitly, what they want. And guess what: They can’t or won’t do it.

No, really. While there has been a lot of bluster from the G.O.P. about how we should reduce the deficit with spending cuts, not tax increases, no leading figures on the Republican side have been able or willing to specify what, exactly, they want to cut.

And there’s a reason for this reticence. The fact is that Republican posturing on the deficit has always been a con game, a play on the innumeracy of voters and reporters. Now Mr. Obama has demanded that the G.O.P. put up or shut up — and the response is an aggrieved mumble.....

The point is that when you put Republicans on the spot and demand specifics about how they’re going to make good on their posturing about spending and deficits, they come up empty. There’s no there there.

And there never was. Republicans claim to be for much smaller government, but as a political matter they have always attacked government spending in the abstract, never coming clean with voters about the reality that big cuts in government spending can happen only if we sharply curtail very popular programs. In fact, less than a month ago the Romney/Ryan campaign was attacking Mr. Obama for, yes, cutting Medicare.

Now Republicans find themselves boxed in. With taxes scheduled to rise on Jan. 1 in the absence of an agreement, they can’t play their usual game of just saying no to tax increases and pretending that they have a deficit reduction plan. And the president, by refusing to help them out by proposing G.O.P.-friendly spending cuts, has deprived them of political cover. If Republicans really want to slash popular programs, they will have to propose those cuts themselves.

So while the fiscal cliff — still a bad name for the looming austerity bomb, but I guess we’re stuck with it — is a bad thing from an economic point of view, it has had at least one salutary political effect. For it has finally laid bare the con that has always been at the core of the G.O.P.’s political strategy.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/03/opinion/kru...
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#815797 Dec 3, 2012
lily boca raton fl wrote:
There are unconfirmed reports that the spokesman of the Syrian Foreign Ministry has defected.
Sources say Jihad Makdissi has left Syria for London, with Reuters news agency quoting an unnamed regional diplomatic source as saying that "he is out of Syria".
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2012...
His first name is Jihad?
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#815798 Dec 3, 2012
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>His first name is Jihad?
that reminds me....

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2005/oct/17/b...
carol

Orlando, FL

#815799 Dec 3, 2012
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Where's President Obamas 2008 budget?
It was actually in February 2009, three months after his election in 2008.

He called for $3.6 trillion in spending in 2010 estimating that $2.4 trillion in revenue will be collected.

The question is: Did he estimate correctly?

However, consider this:

Obama exceeds all former presidents in extravagant and very costly White House dinners.

Two years ago, an extravaganza held for Mexican President Felipe Calderon included a performance by Beyonce and cost the taxpayers $969,793.

The dinner for the prime minister of India cost nearly half a million dollars.

Dinners for Chinese President Hu Jintao and British Prime Minister David Cameron were of the same level of extravagance.

I'm sure you would agree this kind of spending seems unfair with so many Americans out of work.

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