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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Abortion would be far more cost-effective for those unable to support themselves.
Those who bring children into the world must take personal responsibility for their care.
Homeless Lady With 15 Kids 'Somebody Needs To Pay For All My Children'

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Abortion would be far more cost-effective for those unable to support themselves.
Those who bring children into the world must take personal responsibility for their care.
Life has been reduced by some people to having access to more welfare or a minor inconvenience. Depending on one's circumstances.

If more women would just use the birth control pills we taxpayers are now paying for, abortion wouldn't even be an issue.

I wouldn't even mind paying for them if that were the case.
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Think of poor children now covered by Obamacare, not your selfish taxes for a change.
think of all the baby momas who have even less responsibility for raising their own children,think of the future poverty created by this action.think of all those childern growing up being raised by iresponsible people.
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We went in to the worst depression since the 1930s in 2008 under a panicked George W Bush. Obama has done his best. President was reelected as a sign that the American people trust him not the Republicans and certainly not the tea party. Point!
Gotta produce results sometime...positive results.

Sooner or later, Obama will get the blame for his disastrous economic policies.
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Life has been reduced by some people to having access to more welfare or a minor inconvenience. Depending on one's circumstances.
If more women would just use the birth control pills we taxpayers are now paying for, abortion wouldn't even be an issue.
I wouldn't even mind paying for them if that were the case.
Too many lack the intelligence and/or discipline to practice birth control.
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We went in to the worst depression since the 1930s in 2008 under a panicked George W Bush. Obama has done his best. President was reelected as a sign that the American people trust him not the Republicans and certainly not the tea party. Point!
The big question is why? Why do the American people trust Obama?

The housing market collapse was the culmination of many and various complicated factors.

Congress chose to ignore the warnings of the impending crisis when Bush tried to warn them.

And if this is the best Obama can do, then he doesn't know what he's doing.

Spending our way out of a $16 trillion deficit while raising taxes on a very small percentage of the population is a naive and sophomoric approach and a gross miscalculation.

But, hey, I hope like crazy I'm wrong. I don't want to be right this time. I really don't.
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The big question is why? Why do the American people trust Obama?
The housing market collapse was the culmination of many and various complicated factors.
Congress chose to ignore the warnings of the impending crisis when Bush tried to warn them.
And if this is the best Obama can do, then he doesn't know what he's doing.
Spending our way out of a $16 trillion deficit while raising taxes on a very small percentage of the population is a naive and sophomoric approach and a gross miscalculation.
But, hey, I hope like crazy I'm wrong. I don't want to be right this time. I really don't.
Would speculate Romney in the 47% video did the Republican in?
Tea Party drove the Republicans too far the the right?
Republicans lost big time
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Reid blocks Senate vote on Obama's deficit-reduction plan

By Ramsey Cox - 12/05/12 04:03 PM ET

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Wednesday offered an amendment to force a vote on President Obama’s deficit-reduction plan, but Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) was having none of it.

“Last week [Treasury] Secretary [Timothy] Geithner brought up a proposal that was so unserious,” McConnell said on the floor,“I would like to see if my Democratic friends would like to support it.”

McConnell suggested that the Senate vote on what he called the president’s “ridiculous” plan as an amendment to the Russian trade bill that is being considered.

Reid, however, objected to McConnell’s suggestion, saying the Russian trade bill, H.R. 6156, is about job creation, not political stunts from Republicans.

“The purpose of this bill is to protect American jobs,” Reid said.“Are we going to get serious here and legislate or is this more of the political stunts that the Republican leader is going to pull today?”

The majority leader's objection removes the amendment from consideration.

McConnell said he wasn’t surprised Democrats didn’t want to vote on Obama’s plan, which he said raises taxes on small businesses.

“Not a single Senate Democrat has stepped forward to support it, and if you look at it you can see why,” McConnell said.“It increases taxes.”

Obama’s plan, released last week, calls for $1.6 trillion in tax increases and $400 billion in cuts to entitlement programs, plus a new $50 billion stimulus plan. Democrats want to raise taxes on those making more than $250,000 a year. The plan would also allow the president to raise the debt ceiling without action from Congress, something lawmakers heavily oppose.

McConnell added that he'd be happy to have a stand-alone vote on the president's plan rather than attaching it to legislation as an amendment.

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carol wrote:
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The big question is why? Why do the American people trust Obama?
The housing market collapse was the culmination of many and various complicated factors.
Congress chose to ignore the warnings of the impending crisis when Bush tried to warn them.
And if this is the best Obama can do, then he doesn't know what he's doing.
Spending our way out of a $16 trillion deficit while raising taxes on a very small percentage of the population is a naive and sophomoric approach and a gross miscalculation.
But, hey, I hope like crazy I'm wrong. I don't want to be right this time. I really don't.
As much as you try to filter 50's ideology into a 21st century world it still comes back to bite. No one has ever said taxing the rich their fair share would fix all the problems, only Fox runs with that and you parrot what they say. It's all about people paying their fair share of tax whether you work at Walmart or Wall St. The percentage of tax should be higher the more you earn not LOWER. That's just about fairness, not fixing the freaking debt.

But here is the senerio, those dead beat Republicans who promised Tea party ppl like you not to ever vote to raise taxes will just let that fiscal cliff go by without coming to any compromise.
Once it is enforced, then they will vote to cut the taxes again so they can say they never voted to raise them. lol That is the typical idiots you have in this party you follow which destroys the country economy and allows rivals to keep progressing. While they run around fear mongering about anything that is mythical, like illegals, taxes, socialists, religion etc. Yet real science like climate change they choose to ignore.
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Would speculate Romney in the 47% video did the Republican in?
Tea Party drove the Republicans too far the the right?
Republicans lost big time
Republicans control the House, will control the Senate after 2013-2014 recession.
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Just wondered if anyone on the far left would come right out and say life is precious.
Simple question.
Because if life begins when the human heart starts beating on its own, then the far left can never say life is precious.
At 3 weeks, the heart begins to beat.
At 6 weeks, brain waves can be measured.
At 6 weeks, arms and legs begin to move.
Is that not life?
Just sad, don't you think? That the far left can't say life is precious because they are pro abortion?
Abortion is legal and personal. Scott Roeder and the other killers in the Army of God are the Christian Taliban
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As much as you try to filter 50's ideology into a 21st century world it still comes back to bite. No one has ever said taxing the rich their fair share would fix all the problems, only Fox runs with that and you parrot what they say. It's all about people paying their fair share of tax whether you work at Walmart or Wall St. The percentage of tax should be higher the more you earn not LOWER. That's just about fairness, not fixing the freaking debt.
But here is the senerio, those dead beat Republicans who promised Tea party ppl like you not to ever vote to raise taxes will just let that fiscal cliff go by without coming to any compromise.
Once it is enforced, then they will vote to cut the taxes again so they can say they never voted to raise them. lol That is the typical idiots you have in this party you follow which destroys the country economy and allows rivals to keep progressing. While they run around fear mongering about anything that is mythical, like illegals, taxes, socialists, religion etc. Yet real science like climate change they choose to ignore.
You must not be aware that the top 2% pay the majority of taxes for the entire country already.

It's not about taxing the wealthy even more, it's about not cutting the massive waste and spending at the same time.

Heard someone say on TV Obama should start saying "successful" instead of "rich".

Kind of changes the context.
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film The Other Son interesting
Was it in French? Sounds interesting.thanks. Would like to see Sessions
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As much as you try to filter 50's ideology into a 21st century world it still comes back to bite. No one has ever said taxing the rich their fair share would fix all the problems, only Fox runs with that and you parrot what they say. It's all about people paying their fair share of tax whether you work at Walmart or Wall St. The percentage of tax should be higher the more you earn not LOWER. That's just about fairness, not fixing the freaking debt.
But here is the senerio, those dead beat Republicans who promised Tea party ppl like you not to ever vote to raise taxes will just let that fiscal cliff go by without coming to any compromise.
Once it is enforced, then they will vote to cut the taxes again so they can say they never voted to raise them. lol That is the typical idiots you have in this party you follow which destroys the country economy and allows rivals to keep progressing. While they run around fear mongering about anything that is mythical, like illegals, taxes, socialists, religion etc. Yet real science like climate change they choose to ignore.
Jan Brewer went to Afghanistan, punched a reporter! What is she going there for?
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Abortion is legal and personal. Scott Roeder and the other killers in the Army of God are the Christian Taliban
I noticed you didn't say life is precious. Can you?

Abortion becomes even more personal when it involves the beating of a human heart.

It's the callous disregard toward life, creating it and then destroying it, that might be legal but immoral. Like slavery.
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Your cannon ball post makes no sense.
Agree that abortion is a tragedy ...would like to see as few as possible.
Country rejected the Republicans in 2012.
The country rejected limited government and incentives for job creation.

That means either the country is afraid to lose the government subsidies they have for fear of not finding a job and losing their benefits or they want more government and subsidies.

Social Security and Medicare benefits are going to be lost anyway without major reform.

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You must not be aware that the top 2% pay the majority of taxes for the entire country already.
It's not about taxing the wealthy even more, it's about not cutting the massive waste and spending at the same time.
Heard someone say on TV Obama should start saying "successful" instead of "rich".
Kind of changes the context.
Cutting spending, I never heard such rubbish. Since Obama has been in office he has more spending cuts than any other president in history. Google it and see. Forget the bailouts. We are talking the normal budget, 1000's out of work in every state due to feds not funding any more. So tell me, how much more do you want him to cut ???

And this tripe about the rich paying , if a walmart employee pays only $10 tax and the Wall St guy pays $10,000 from his weekly pay check they are BOTH paying the same for what they earn. Why is it so hard to get this in your head, only crap like that comes from Hannity who keeps going on about rich paying all the tax. And you want to know why ? its because those same rich people are depriving that Walmart person from earning more to pay more tax so go figure. How do you plan on fixing that, is everyone going to get rich ? I don't think so.

“Amor patriae.”

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Sometimes it takes a while, but the Baraqi Regime always finds a way to arm his supporters, in Mexico and now in the Middle East.
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The percentage of tax should be higher the more you earn not LOWER. That's just about fairness, not fixing the freaking debt.
Why is that "fair"?
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Too many lack the intelligence and/or discipline to practice birth control.
Which is what I found so ironic about the war on women and birth control.

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