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
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#818760 Dec 9, 2012
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Newt Gingrich on MTP, "the Republican Party does not understand the needs of the average American, that s why we lost"
but but but, FOX News!!

someday they may figure out that FOX does not represent the average American.
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#818761 Dec 9, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
Maybe that's because both governors of New York and New Jersey prepared and evacuated their citizens. And their citizens were not stranded because of their negligence. And the mayors and governors of those cities and states didn't have any reason to refuse giving the federal government permission to take control to clean up their mistakes.
It's the bigger picture. It's always there.
Staten Island was evacuated prior to the storm? Queens?

You're an imbecile.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#818762 Dec 9, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
Obama has pretty much dismissed the entire republican party as being irrelevant. How would any minority leader work with any president like that?
when on day one you say to yourself that we can dismiss our POTUS as irrelevant and then refuse to work with our POTUS for 4 years, what in the hell do you expect?

your hypocrisy is indicative of those who will not admit that the current mess they find themselves is no ones fault but their own. i think we should start calling it the Rove-Morris Syndrome. the art of denial taken to the bottom of the barrel.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#818763 Dec 9, 2012
Dick Morris: Sandy killed Romney except nevermind it was Bain because of white people

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/12/07/1167...

(note to carol...'research' Bain and white people.)
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#818764 Dec 9, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
Obama has pretty much dismissed the entire republican party as being irrelevant. How would any minority leader work with any president like that?
Boehner is an ineffective leader, he's been bamboozled by the tea party.
carol

Orlando, FL

#818765 Dec 9, 2012
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Staten Island was evacuated prior to the storm? Queens?
You're an imbecile.
And they're still suffering the last time I looked.

At least an armed National Guard didn't have to be called in to restore order and rescue those who surely would have died.

Republican governors and mayors didn't have to refuse giving Obama permission to take control of their states.

You're an enigma. Always have been, always will be.
carol

Orlando, FL

#818766 Dec 9, 2012
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Boehner is an ineffective leader, he's been bamboozled by the tea party.
Then the tea party needs to cowboy up and let Obama and democrats have whatever they want. And let the chips fall where they may.

The important thing is the GOP being blameless when the bottom falls out.

More conservative voices need to be saying this.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#818767 Dec 9, 2012
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Boehner is an ineffective leader, he's been bamboozled by the tea party.
and now they act like he should have stayed on the leash. they really are crazy.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#818768 Dec 9, 2012
Trio of polls: Support for raising taxes on wealthy

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2012/12/...

more stuff we won't hear on FOX.
carol

Orlando, FL

#818770 Dec 9, 2012
Okay, I'm outta here. Not going to be the only one who can see the bigger picture outnumbered by the tunnel-visioned.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#818771 Dec 9, 2012
Status Quo Ante

Erick Erickson:

The Obama campaign ran a very good campaign. The Republicans did not. There was no fraud. There was no stealing the election. There was just a really good ground game from Barack Obama and a lot of smoke and mirrors from Team Romney and outside charlatans, many of whom will now go work for Republican Super PACs making six figure salaries, further draining the pockets of rich Republicans when not on television explaining how awesome and expert they are. Whether you can bring yourself to say it or not, like it or not, Barack Obama is, today, your President.

There will be a lot of blame to go around, but, if Republicans are honest, they’ll have to concede that the Romney campaign ran a bad campaign and only almost won because the President had a bad debate. Romney could not even win his home state, his second home state, or his vacation home state.

Neither side bothered to put forward a serious agenda that stood for much of anything. Barack Obama ran on beating up Mitt Romney and Mitt Romney ran on running away from himself. He stood for nothing and everything at the same time. At least Barack Obama campaigned on the consistent message of hating Mitt Romney.

Compare Romney to Scott Walker. Scott Walker took on the unions in Wisconsin and won big. Romney barely took on Barack Obama. He drew few lines in the sand, made those fungible, and did not stand on many principles. Americans wanted to assess a contrast between the candidates and got blurred lines instead. They went with the politician they knew instead of the one who was different depending on the election season, constituency, and time of day.

At the same time, Romney made a conscious decision to blow off Hispanic voters. Yes conservatives, we must account for this. The Romney campaign to the hispanic community was atrocious and, frankly, the fastest growing demographic in America isn’t going to vote for a party that sounds like that party hates brown people. That does not mean the GOP must offer up amnesty. It does mean that a group that is a natural fit for the GOP on social issues, must in someway be made to feel comfortable with the GOP.

One more thing before moving on to my larger point, both parties should henceforth agree to never, ever nominate for President anyone from Massachusetts.

http://www.redstate.com/2012/11/07/status-quo...
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#818772 Dec 9, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
And they're still suffering the last time I looked.
At least an armed National Guard didn't have to be called in to restore order and rescue those who surely would have died.
Republican governors and mayors didn't have to refuse giving Obama permission to take control of their states.
You're an enigma. Always have been, always will be.
And you're an imbecile. BTW Cuomo is a (D) and Christie is just barely an (R).

Those who are still suffering lost their homes, jobs or both. It takes a while to rebuild water damaged homes. They're still rebuilding after Isaac along the gulf as well and without having to deal with cold weather and the layers of NY and NJ building codes.
Topic Reminder Service

Southbury, CT

#818773 Dec 9, 2012
Barack Hussein Obama II is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office. Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he was president of the Harvard Law Review.

Born in Honolulu, Hawaii USA on August 4, 1961, he served three terms representing the 13th District in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004, running unsuccessfully for the United States House of Representatives in 2000.

He began his presidential campaign in 2007, and in 2008, after a close primary campaign against Hillary Rodham Clinton, he won sufficient delegates in the Democratic party primaries to receive the presidential nomination. He then defeated Republican nominee John McCain in the general election, and was inaugurated as president on January 20, 2009. Nine months later, Obama was named the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

Obama was re-elected president in November 2012, defeating Republican nominee Mitt Romney. Obama is the first two-term Democrat POTUS since Franklin D. Roosevelt to win two presidential elections with a majority of the popular vote.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#818774 Dec 9, 2012
carol wrote:
Okay, I'm outta here. Not going to be the only one who can see the bigger picture outnumbered by the tunnel-visioned.
not the first time you've bailed because you can't stand the heat.

and not the first time no one is disappointed.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#818776 Dec 9, 2012
today's heat....

Was it hurricane Sandy that won it for President Obama?

Pollsters who predicted a Romney win have claimed that Sandy was the 'October surprise' that got Obama re-elected. Not so.

The question is whether the polls indicate that Obama gained in the final days. We can figure this out by comparing pre- and post-Sandy pre-election surveys.

Examining the data in that manner finds that the Sandy theory for Obama's rise is fatally flawed. The majority of polls did not show great movement to the president after Sandy.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/...

as carol runs out of the kitchen.

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#818778 Dec 9, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
Maybe that's because both governors of New York and New Jersey prepared and evacuated their citizens. And their citizens were not stranded because of their negligence. And the mayors and governors of those cities and states didn't have any reason to refuse giving the federal government permission to take control to clean up their mistakes.
It's the bigger picture. It's always there.
Carol, always looking to excuse the ineptitude of Bush & the Republicans.

Under Obama, FEMA had assets already in position & ready to go before the storm hit.

Bush was vacationing in Crawford & did a fly by on the way back from delivering a birthday cake to John McCain.

Yep, those two responses are the same.

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#818779 Dec 9, 2012
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Staten Island was evacuated prior to the storm? Queens?
You're an imbecile.
Carol intentionally posts blatant lies, hoping that noone will call her on them.

It's apparent that hasn't worked out for her, as at least 7 people on this thread call her out for her lies on a regular basis.

Fact is, her lies get far more pushback than ever before.

And her cheerleaders?? Senile Ed and Jump Street Emaam!! With nitwit friends like that, she's in trouble. Neither can compose a coherent sentence. One can't get past the word 'fkn'. LOL

Likely to see another 'I'm leaving Topix forever' from Lorac, as her crude lies are exposed and she's mocked.

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#818780 Dec 9, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
And they're still suffering the last time I looked.
At least an armed National Guard didn't have to be called in to restore order and rescue those who surely would have died.
Republican governors and mayors didn't have to refuse giving Obama permission to take control of their states.
You're an enigma. Always have been, always will be.
Just like every other issue, Carol cannot bring herself to condemn Bush for his actions.

Bush started a war in Iraq -- Carol blames Democrats

Bush crashed the economy -- Carol blames Democrats

Bush admits there were no WMD's in Iraq -- Carol calls Bush a liar and says she believes Iraqi's who were employed by Saddam!!

That's a clinical definition for deep denial, fer sure.

Which is good, because folks like Lorac will continue to drive the Republiclown Party into the gutter of American Politics.

Carol represents all that is wrong with Republiclowns. With folks like her, Hillary is a shoe in in 2016!!

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#818781 Dec 9, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
today's heat....
Was it hurricane Sandy that won it for President Obama?
Pollsters who predicted a Romney win have claimed that Sandy was the 'October surprise' that got Obama re-elected. Not so.
The question is whether the polls indicate that Obama gained in the final days. We can figure this out by comparing pre- and post-Sandy pre-election surveys.
Examining the data in that manner finds that the Sandy theory for Obama's rise is fatally flawed. The majority of polls did not show great movement to the president after Sandy.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/...
as carol runs out of the kitchen.
I especially liked it when she said Romney had completely distaned himself from Richard Mourdoch of Indiana.

Unfortunately, it was another of her lies. Romney did a TV ad for Mourdoch, and allowed it to run even after Mourdoch made the dumb rape comments.

But not in Lorac's world of denial.

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#818782 Dec 9, 2012
Gingrinch on Meet the Press saying if the Republiclown Party doesn't change they'll become irrelevant.

Funny, they've been irrelevant for a decade.

Two chances and they couldn't defeat a black man, in spite of calling him every derogatory name in the book and making obscene accusations.

Birther - Big Fail

Socialist - Big Fail

Muslim - Big Fail

Poor Economy - Big Fail

Fact is, most Americans have learned to tune out the racism and hatred offered by the Republiclown Party, which is now a local Party, incapable of winning national elections.

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