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

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#817167 Dec 5, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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In addition, the money that they are using, or borrowing, to pay advance dividends will not be available for capital expansion.
Between you & Flack, you can tell you have no business experience.

Actually, if all these corporations prepay two years worth of dividends, it would be a stimulus to the economy.
lily white

Pompano Beach, FL

#817169 Dec 5, 2012
Nuculur option wrote:
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Yeah, your job as wing nut is being eliminated.
But it's ok. You won't lose your stupidity or ignorance. They're yours to keep!
That must mean that obammy be savin' your job as a wing nut. It be a good thang you ain't no FBI agent, since you're so bad at distinguishing posters. Bhahahahahahahaha...
IToldYouSo

Saint Peters, MO

#817170 Dec 5, 2012
carol wrote:
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Watched the whole thing. No nervous breakdown. Rove was being cautious after what happened with Bush before all the Ohio votes were counted.
He was fine and dandy when Obama won regardless.
The New York Times’ John Cassidy was convinced the hurricane secured the win for Obama. He wrote:
“After being behind in the national polls for most of October,[Obama] has now re-established a narrow lead. While there are a number of possible explanations for this turnaround, the most convincing is the simplest: his handling of Sandy has raised his standing, and his poll ratings.”
Reflecting a national trend of the numbers going in Obama’s favor since the hurricane, Obama’s lead on the east coast jumped from 9 to 21 points.
A Pew poll taken before the hurricane showed Romney and Obama neck-and-neck at 47% but the same polling firm had Obama ahead of Romney 48%-45% post-Sandy.
You lose. I win.
So I guess after both candidates and Superpacs collectively spent a couple billion dollars on attack adds, the Hurricane named Sandy is what gave President Obama an edge? I guess that act of God proved President Obama had the ability to act decisively.

Those that watch polls instead of what the candidates were actually doing must have been very surprised on November 6th. The GOP leaders must have learned something or just trying to do a better job at lying to the public. Suddenly, the Hispanic Community isn't a big of a problem as first thought. Higher Revenue isn't the end of the world and Grover Norquist is being called out as a complete DOLT.
lily white

Pompano Beach, FL

#817171 Dec 5, 2012
Nuculur option wrote:
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Looks like he does now, eh nitwit??
It's your culture..........
yo blllackazz be wrong agin... Bwhahahahahahaha...
IToldYouSo

Saint Peters, MO

#817173 Dec 5, 2012
carol wrote:
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Boston's Suffolk University: More than a quarter of the nation says Fox is tops when it comes to who they trust the most and O'Reilly is the most believable.
The O'Reilly Factor is also the most watched cable news television program on American television.
I win. You lose.
And your point? Oh must be people that don't understand what's going in will believe anything.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#817175 Dec 5, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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The budget and economic disaster coming in 2013 fits in with Obama's plan for the destruction of America and will just make Obama demand even higher taxes.
Yep!! The clowns are running the circus.

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#817176 Dec 5, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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Dave, you are just too dense to understand, so why bother trying to explain.
Guys like you who own no stock, receive no dividends, and realize no capital gains are just bystanders who are not even participants in the economy.
So, just collect your government pension and have a nice life.
I understand just fine. You & Flack, on the other hand, don't have a clue.

You two act like no one ever owned stock prior to the Bush tax cuts.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#817179 Dec 5, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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No different than ads being targeted on your computer based on your searches.
Except they can't hear or see what you are doing when not on the computer. That will be 24/7.

Since: Nov 12

Location hidden

#817182 Dec 5, 2012
IToldYouSo wrote:
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And your point? Oh must be people that don't understand what's going in will believe anything.
Remember the CNN Effect? Back when the first cable news network had the field to itself, scholars used to argue about its impact on foreign policy. Some said that CNN's 24/7 coverage forced the U.S. government to act too quickly in response to graphic TV images and public pressure. How high-minded that seems in a cable news world that's now under the influence of the Fox News Effect.

Fox News Channel's impact on TV news has been so pervasive and profound that it's hard to believe the network is only 10 years old. FNC's flashy graphics, frenetic pace and opinionated hosts have spawned imitators across the spectrum. Compare CNN's Lou Dobbs today — with his on-camera rants about immigration and outsourcing — to the staid Dobbs who anchored the old "Moneyline," and it's obvious he's been "Foxified." Check out MSNBC's multilayered graphics, complete with scrolling text and whooshing sound effects, and the Fox imprint is clear.

None of that seemed likely when FNC launched. CNN was well established, and two-month-old MSNBC was seen as the comer, with its corporate backing and established news pedigree. CNN's Ted Turner boasted that he'd squash Fox News "like a bug." Even the head of Fox News admits it started way behind. "We had no newsgathering operation..no studios, no equipment, no employees, no stars, no talent and no confidence from anybody," Roger Ailes is quoted as saying in Scott Collins' book, "Crazy Like a Fox."

But the new channel did have two things the other guys lacked: a target audience and a visionary leader. Ailes, a former political consultant for Republican candidates, knew exactly what he wanted Fox to be, and it definitely wasn't a clone of the other two. While planning the new channel, he claims to have watched CNN for a solid week and found it excruciatingly boring.

http://www.ajr.org/Article.asp...
Homer

Effort, PA

#817183 Dec 5, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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Homer can play the word game all he chooses, but the reality is that higher tax rates will hurt the economy.
Why would anyone harvest a profit in a stock when the government, federal and state, will take almost 50% of the profit? Better to wait for a more rational tax system.
Let the tax cuts for the rich expire, besides it'll be fun to watch you squeal.

“Is that all you've got?”

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#817184 Dec 5, 2012
30 pages?

I don't have time for this.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#817185 Dec 5, 2012
Eman wrote:
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They are doing that to avoid the obamacare tax. Do you suppose the cbo will have to reassess it's cost figures for obamacare?
Oh hell yeah and the numbers won't be pretty.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#817188 Dec 5, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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Between you & Flack, you can tell you have no business experience.
Actually, if all these corporations prepay two years worth of dividends, it would be a stimulus to the economy.
You assume people are going to spend it. Most likely it will go into a savings account or used to buy non-dividend stocks.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#817189 Dec 5, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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Between you & Flack, you can tell you have no business experience.
Actually, if all these corporations prepay two years worth of dividends, it would be a stimulus to the economy.
Nah, according to you only the filthy rich own stock or collect dividends, and they will just put the money in their pockets rather than give you a break.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#817190 Dec 5, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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Between you & Flack, you can tell you have no business experience.
Actually, if all these corporations prepay two years worth of dividends, it would be a stimulus to the economy.
Or in my case they will be reinvested into more company stock.
ole_47

Oklahoma City, OK

#817194 Dec 5, 2012
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Let the tax cuts for the rich expire, besides it'll be fun to watch you squeal.
How do you make ends meet on less than 50k?
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#817198 Dec 5, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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Romney should have publicly demanded that Akin withdraw.
Agree, Mourdock too
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#817199 Dec 5, 2012
new yawk wrote:
What kind of flower would Jane be if she were a flower?
Dead.
Snap Dragon

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#817200 Dec 5, 2012
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Let the tax cuts for the rich expire, besides it'll be fun to watch you squeal.
What will that fix? Seriously
Homer

Effort, PA

#817201 Dec 5, 2012
ole_47 wrote:
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How do you make ends meet on less than 50k?
I don't know how people do it.

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