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
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#819273 Dec 10, 2012
Lincoln Duncan wrote:
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In 2016 Democrats will have a white candidate whose middle name in not Hussein. Bad news of GOP?
Or perhaps good news because that will reduce turnout of the Democrat base.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#819274 Dec 10, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
The Game to Play Is Compromise Solution
Talking to plugged-in Republicans over the weekend, I got a couple overarching impressions. The first is a real, and not merely theatrical, pessimism that lawmakers in Washington are going to be spending Christmas with each other, and that we very well may go over the “fiscal cliff.” Republicans see in these negotiations an asymmetry of incentives. It’s not simply that President Obama has more leverage than House Republicans, or that he “holds all the cards,” or that he’s willing to go over the cliff. It’s that Obama wants to go over the cliff. He gets what he’s after with no resistance: more revenue, cuts to defense, and entitlements untouched.
Does he want millions of taxpayers to get hit with the Alternative Minimum Tax? Rates to go up on the middle- and working-class? Worse still, another recession? Of course not. But, as Bill Kristol writes, Obama knows that,
Republicans will fold with lightning speed after we go over the tax cliff on January 1.… If we go over the cliff, there won’t be damage to Obama’s chances of second-term success. Quite the contrary. What Republicans will have done is to make Democrats the party of tax cuts and Obama a president fighting for economic growth. As I say, it won’t happen. Most Republicans will go along soon after January 1 with what will now be the Democrats’ tax cutting agenda.
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/the-ga...
Compromise? Bah, if that is the game then the Tea Baggers have already lost. Have you ever met I mean ever a Tea Bagger willing to compromise?
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#819275 Dec 10, 2012
The second paragraph is the Journal's attempted answer to the problem. But it turns out to be no answer at all.

It's true that "Mr. Obama also can't get what he wants without House Republicans. He needs their votes to extend current rates for lower-income taxpayers, as well as to prevent the Alternative Minimum Tax from hitting 27 million more taxpayers." But think for a minute about the implications of what the Journal seems to be saying. The Journal editors believe that after January 1, when taxes will have gone up for everyone, House Republicans will block Democratic legislation that would cut taxes—that would restore the lower 2012 rates for the vast majority of taxpayers, fix the Alternative Minimum Tax, and for that matter would probably offer a compromise on dividends and the death tax better than what will be the new dividend rate of 39 percent and death tax of 55 percent with a $1 million exemption.

Will Republicans really oppose such legislation? President Obama will be beating the drums for this tax cut. Senate Democrats will pass this tax cut. If Senate Republicans vote against it, it won't be "Senate Democrats running for re-election in 2014" who will have a tax hike on their resumes. It will be Senate Republicans who will have voted against cutting taxes. And if House Republicans block such legislation, it will be they, and they alone, insisting on higher taxes.

https://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/journal-...
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#819276 Dec 10, 2012
Time.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#819277 Dec 10, 2012
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Compromise? Bah, if that is the game then the Tea Baggers have already lost. Have you ever met I mean ever a Tea Bagger willing to compromise?
don't you just hate it when Republicans want to raise our taxes?

so no, never seen that mythical creature.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#819278 Dec 10, 2012
ole_47 wrote:
<quoted text>
Are you Asian?
No. Demos/Tenzing New York Jewish.
carol

Orlando, FL

#819279 Dec 10, 2012
Homer wrote:
So what's the latest? Did Carol drive off the fiscal cliff yet?
I'm still here...and over the disappointment of you being my former topix BFF.

You're just another liberal who loves perverts.

Okay, now I'm disappointed again.

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#819280 Dec 10, 2012
Carter wrote:
<quoted text> You suffer from very low self-esteem, as do most obama worshippers.
This is great!!

I've got two of Nobraina's sockpuppets on the hook!!

Silly weenie!!

You answered using the wrong sockpuppet.

Try and keep them straight, Nobraina!!

I'm lovin' it!!
ole_47

Oklahoma City, OK

#819281 Dec 10, 2012
Why GM and Chrysler RAN to Mexico...

"GM workers in Mexico earn wages and benefits of 340 pesos a day ($26.40) on average, or less than $4 an hour, said Tereso Medina, head of the union for GM’s 5,000 workers in Saltillo, a city that makes one in four Mexican autos."

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-06-09/gm-f...

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#819282 Dec 10, 2012
ole_47 wrote:
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Gass guzzlin Jeeps are envogue now?
Sure, ask Emaam and Carol.

They both drive the pieces of crap.

Of course, we all know that conservatives don't believe in conserving anything, don't we??

Except for conserving tax cuts for the ultra wealthy, that is!!

ROFLMAO!!
Carter

Pompano Beach, FL

#819283 Dec 10, 2012
Nuculur option wrote:
<quoted text>
This is great!!
I've got two of Nobraina's sockpuppets on the hook!!
Silly weenie!!
You answered using the wrong sockpuppet.
Try and keep them straight, Nobraina!!
I'm lovin' it!!
Thank you for proving that obama-worshippers are as clueless as I said. LOL

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#819284 Dec 10, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm still here...and over the disappointment of you being my former topix BFF.
You're just another liberal who loves perverts.
Okay, now I'm disappointed again.
You never noticed how Homer has mocked you for the past years?? Flew right over the cuckoo's nest, didn't it??

Wow!! Homer is really good!!

ROFLMAO!!
ole_47

Oklahoma City, OK

#819285 Dec 10, 2012
Why move to mexico to make a car?

"Including benefits such as pensions, health care and overtime pay, the CAW’s total average labour cost is about US$60 an hour, according to the Center for Automotive Research in Ann Arbor, Michigan. That compares with US$58 for U.S. workers at Ford, US$56 for GM and about US$52 at Chrysler."

while in Mexico...

"In Mexico, base hourly wages are just US$2 per hour, with all-in costs about US$4-$5 per hour, said CAW economist Jim Stanford. Other estimates put all-in hourly costs at US$5 to US$5.50 in Mexico"

http://business.financialpost.com/2012/09/14/...
ole_47

Oklahoma City, OK

#819286 Dec 10, 2012
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
No. Demos/Tenzing New York Jewish.
Figures...
ole_47

Oklahoma City, OK

#819288 Dec 10, 2012
Nuculur option wrote:
<quoted text>
Sure, ask Emaam and Carol.
They both drive the pieces of crap.
Of course, we all know that conservatives don't believe in conserving anything, don't we??
Except for conserving tax cuts for the ultra wealthy, that is!!
ROFLMAO!!
You drive a Honda CRV right?
carol

Orlando, FL

#819289 Dec 10, 2012
Nuculur option wrote:
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Still spinning, eh Lorac??
In spite of your lies, Ron Reagan, his son, just might have more insight than you, who needs utube to get her info;
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Ronald Reagan was showing signs of Alzheimer’s while still in office, according to his son Ron Reagan.
In his memoir “My Father at 100,” Reagan writes:
“Today we are aware that the psychological and neurological changes associated with Alzheimer’s can be in evidence years, even decades, before identifiable symptoms arise. The question, then, of whether my father suffered from the beginning stages of Alzheimer’s while in office more of less answers itself.”
Ron Reagan recounts having concerns as far back as 1984.
"Watching the first of his two debates with 1984 Democratic presidential nominee Walter Mondale, I began to experience the nausea of a bad dream coming true. At 73, Ronald Reagan would be the oldest president ever reelected...[M]y father now seemed to be giving them legitimate reason for concern. My heart sank as he floundered his way through his responses, fumbling with notes, uncharacteristically lost for words. He looked tired and bewildered."
Two years later the president expressed his own concern about his failing memory:
“My father might himself have suspected that all was not as it should be. As far back as August 1986 he had been alarmed to discover, while flying over the familiar canyons north of Los Angeles, that he could no longer summon their names.”
Ron Reagan writes that there is “no evidence that my father (or anyone else) was aware of his medical condition while he was in office.”
“Had the diagnosis been made in, say, 1987, would he have stepped down? I believe he would have.”
In 1994, President Reagan revealed to the nation that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. But earlier, in 1989, doctors operating on Reagan expressed their belief he was suffering from the degenerative disease.
Ron Reagan writes that in July 1989, his father was thrown off a horse while visiting friends in Mexico. He received medical attention at a hospital in San Diego. When surgeons opened the president’s skull to relieve pressure they “detected what they took to be probable signs of Alzheimer’s disease.” But no formal diagnosis was given.
Ron Reagan says the doctors gossiped about the likelihood his father was suffering from Alzheimer's.
“I have since learned from a doctor who happened to be interning at the hospital when my father was brought in that surgeons involved in his care, in what my informant characterized as ‘shameful’ behavior, violated my father’s right to medical privacy by subsequently gossiping about his condition.”
This is like your Terri Schiavo nonsense.You knew nothingabout the case, yet insisted she was fine and her husband should have his rights taken away.
Right up until the autopsy, where they found her brain was completely atrophied, much like yours.
You're talking thru your fat azz again, Lorac. Have another cigarette!!
Ron Reagan is a far left liberal loon.

He isn't even invited as a guest on liberal commentator shows anymore.

Guess he had to get revenge after losing his 15 minutes of fame by writing that book.

Reagan's other son, Michael, completely contradicts that book.

So it's Reagan's far left liberal loon son's word - who has done everything possible to disrespect and dishonor his dead father's legacy - against his other son's word, the ideal son, who has done everything possible to respect and honor his dead father's legacy.

I pick Michael. You can have the loon. Nobody else wants him.

(By the way, it would leave a bad taste in my mouth if Amy Carter wrote a book destroying her father's character after his death too. And I don't even like Carter. It's just bad form.)

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#819290 Dec 10, 2012
'INCAPABLE OF COMPETING'

NEWT ISSUES WARNING TO THE RIGHT

Newt could have been talking about the wingnuts here@!!

While many have run away in despair, it's obvious that the rest, Carol, Nobraina, and the minor nitwits are;

'INCAPABLE OF COMPETING'

That's why most of them run away when the goin' gets tough.

Notice how Galt is barely posting now.

He does that whenever I'm around.

That's why everyone he knows calls him 'chickenshit'!!

BWAHAHAHAHAHA

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#819291 Dec 10, 2012
I'm figuring ol' dumbo Ed is still attempting to read and comprehend the progressive tax rationale I provided him with.

He likely won't be back for days!! Even then, he'll be clueless about it!!

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

'INCAPABLE OF COMPETING'

NEWT ISSUES WARNING TO THE RIGHT
carol

Orlando, FL

#819292 Dec 10, 2012
Obama 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>Reagan couldn't even answer any questions during the Iran Contra trial. He couldn't remember anything. By then his mind was completely gone.
You mean like Eric Holder and the Fast and Furious details?

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#819293 Dec 10, 2012
Carter wrote:
<quoted text> Thank you for proving that obama-worshippers are as clueless as I said. LOL
Speaking of clueless, you still believe Rmoney won the election!!

BWAHAHAHAHAHHA

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