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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“GONE FISHING”

Since: Oct 11

Location hidden

#821769 Dec 14, 2012
Obama 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>A bunch of fat alcoholic tobacco-chewing redneck goobers up against the highly trained U.S. military and Homeland Security forces. HAH!!! That would be fun to watch. I hope they televise it live.
Unfortunately we have a lot of those teabag dirt bags in Florida. never served in military but play in the woods on weekends with guns, they neither know how to use or know about killing another human...
Republicans are pathetic...They send our kids to fight for them around the globe and send their sons to phony church camp...I pray for the war they want, get rid of the wackos for good. fertilize the ground with the lot of them...They won't be missed...

BUY THE WAY CAROL YOUR AN ASSLICKING IDIOT
TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#821770 Dec 14, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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You are right, I was wrong.
Yeah DUH A VEY---get another A fer the day--for being SMART enough to know there's NO such thing as perfection (and that nothing BUT or beyond) that..right vs wrong MENTALity... is for ignorant IDIOTS!

Now if ALL (NOT just SOME--but ALL) the members of Congress and the REST of the bunch would get THAT concept---maybe AMERICA would fare thee well better some again!!
RUSH10ME

Chase City, VA

#821771 Dec 14, 2012
keyedup wrote:
<quoted text>
Unfortunately we have a lot of those teabag dirt bags in Florida. never served in military but play in the woods on weekends with guns, they neither know how to use or know about killing another human...
Republicans are pathetic...They send our kids to fight for them around the globe and send their sons to phony church camp...I pray for the war they want, get rid of the wackos for good. fertilize the ground with the lot of them...They won't be missed...
BUY THE WAY CAROL YOUR AN ASSLICKING IDIOT
I wonder if I can fit the word "keyedup" on a .308 ?
carol

Orlando, FL

#821772 Dec 14, 2012
If anyone still doesn't believe Bill Clinton leans more to the right than the left, this interview with O'Reilly will remove all doubt. Parts 1 and 2:



http://www.youtube.com/watch...

It also might open some eyes about O'Reilly's ability to conduct an excellent interview and a lively and respectful debate with a former democrat president.
TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#821773 Dec 14, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
The Amazing Hypocrisy of the "Right To Work"
In terms of practical economic impacts, I think the right-to-work controversy set off by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's decision to undertake a lame duck flip-flop is perhaps overstated. If you compare Montgomery County in labor-friendly Maryland to Fairfax County in right-to-work Virginia, your overwhelming impression will be that these are very similar affluent suburbs of the same city. But apples-to-apple comparisons are hard to find and since union rules are highly correlated with other political indicators it's easy to cherry pick points. The conservative parts of America are generally poorer than the liberal parts, but also faster-growing. So if you want to claim that right-to-work laws are immiserating or growth-friendly, you can help yourself to whatever statistics you like.
But what's not murky is the absurd hypocrisy that has to go into making the case for right-to-work legislation.
The way this works is that if there's a labor union at a given business establishment that's bargaining for some higher pay or benefits or better work-rules or whatever it's rapidly going to find that there's a free rider problem. Everyone in the relevant class of workers gets the benefits whether or not they join the union. So something the union is often going to want to bargain for is some kind of rule stating that everyone hired in the relevant class has to join the union, or has to pay dues to the union, or something else along those lines.
Now naturally an employer's not going to want to agree to that. But he's not going to want to agree to higher pay or more vacation days either. That's why it's a negotiation. A right-to-work law is a law banning employers from making that concession.
The impact, obviously, is to make it hard to form strong unions in a given jurisdiction and thus make it a more business-friendly jurisdiction. But note that this same trick works across the board. You could just ban pay raises in general. Any one firm, after all, faces a dilemma. On the one hand it would be more profitable to pay people less. On the other hand, it's also unprofitable to have everyone quit to go work for some other higher-paying company. So a law against pay raises would make everyone more profitable, spurring crazy business investment and job creation. Except nobody does that because it would be (a) insane and (b) obviously unfair. And yet the proponents of right-to-work laws are generally exactly the people most inclined to stand up for freedom of contract under other circumstances.
http://www.slate.com/blogs/moneybox/2012/12/1...
CHOICE.
If it ever got THAT bad again, do you not have faith enough in the peoples right to assemble, FREELY? Why WASTE $ that should NOT be wasted--ESPECIALLY these days in fiscal cliff times!!
(if you think about it--think of ALL the GOOD such could do, rather than merely WASTED and lobbyied away USELESSLY, shamelessly and sinfully-- when such COULD be applied to MUCH better purposes-like decent healthcare for everyone!!)
Voluntarist

United States

#821774 Dec 14, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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The population of the US is 311 million.
2% would be 62,200,000.
There are more federal income tax returns than that that pay taxes.
That doesn't count the joint returns where one retun would be two people.
My God you are one dumb POS.
2% of 311 million is not 62 million pea brain.

you must work for the gubment
TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#821775 Dec 14, 2012
Obama 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>How do you know how much work librarians and gym teachers do? Are you a librarian or gym teacher? No, your not. You dont know nothing.
I gotta chime in on this one---Galt's was a little off the mark of having a REAL clue with THAT comment lol.
Voluntarist

United States

#821776 Dec 14, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Romney's plan was to let GM go bankrupt. That was the truth.
His plan was that it would then come back after receiving funding from private sources.
Experts say that those sources weren't available.
Then what would happen?
A competitor would buy them up, wtf should the gubment bail out every dying business?
TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#821778 Dec 14, 2012
Where you at Galt--sounds like you may need some reality clue lessons...come on...bring yournown pencil and sharpener lol/
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#821779 Dec 14, 2012
Lie of the Year: the Romney campaign's ad on Jeeps made in China

http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/artic...

Clinton: Romney Knowingly Lied About Auto Industry Jobs



uh...did Bill say that on FOX?

“I'm here with bells on.”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#821780 Dec 14, 2012
John Galt wrote:
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If people wanted to belong to labor unions as much as you seem to think, then union membership would be much larger and right-to-work laws would not matter.
John, you miss my point. Union membership is a choice - not a mandate. I get sick to death of listening to folks whine about 'having to belong to a union', when the job they applied to do was unionized at the time they applied. People on here talk a good game about personal responsibility, but exercise it only when it suits their personal agendas. If being non-union is that important to them, they shouldn't apply at union shops. And if the only shops available are union ones, CHANGE OCCUPATIONS, or move. The fact that these options may not be 'easy' or 'pleasant' to implement, is immaterial - stick to your principles, folks, if you have any...

:)
Voluntarist

United States

#821781 Dec 14, 2012
Obama 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>A bunch of fat alcoholic tobacco-chewing redneck goobers up against the highly trained U.S. military and Homeland Security forces. HAH!!! That would be fun to watch. I hope they televise it live.
a) how many in the us military will jump ship to fight the globalist new world order scum?
b) just how many gun owners are there?
c) what percentage of Americans were involved in the American revolution?
d) none of them were union members LOL!
RUSH10ME

Chase City, VA

#821782 Dec 14, 2012
Voluntarist wrote:
<quoted text>
If you write very small it might fit on the shaft of my co ck.
Why do you want his name there you already have his ring there , it's brown.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#821783 Dec 14, 2012
Bobby Jindal: Birth Control Should Be Over-The-Counter

The price of birth control would be driven down if companies had to compete to sell it in the marketplace, and women only visit gynecologists to obtain birth control prescriptions because "big government says they should," he said.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/14/bobb...

"Democrats have wrongly accused Republicans of being against birth control and against allowing people to use it," he writes. "That's hogwash."
Fenris the Archangel

United States

#821784 Dec 14, 2012
RUSH10ME wrote:
<quoted text>No I don't, but I do have some reloading to do , gonna do a few hundred copstoppers a day for awhile , don't you have cars piling up in the drive thru?
"All day handjobs here at the obama2016 drive thru"!!!

Since: Nov 09

Pharr, TX

#821785 Dec 14, 2012
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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I gotta chime in on this one---Galt's was a little off the mark of having a REAL clue with THAT comment lol.
I was going to just ignore John Galt's baseless claim that teachers in one subject area work harder than in another subject area. But it does provide an excellent example of why unions are necessary to protect workers from the whims of knuckledraggers like this.
Fenris the Archangel

United States

#821786 Dec 14, 2012
keyedup wrote:
<quoted text>
Unfortunately we have a lot of those teabag dirt bags in Florida. never served in military but play in the woods on weekends with guns, they neither know how to use or know about killing another human...
Republicans are pathetic...They send our kids to fight for them around the globe and send their sons to phony church camp...I pray for the war they want, get rid of the wackos for good. fertilize the ground with the lot of them...They won't be missed...
BUY THE WAY CAROL YOUR AN ASSLICKING IDIOT
Did you get a bad allotment of sperm last night? Tummy a bit out-of-whack?

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#821787 Dec 14, 2012
NWax wrote:
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You are a liar and an idiot. Obama is not compromising, yet wants the GOP to.
The GOP wants real reform which includes spending cuts.
Morons like you just want feel good action that screws our kids.
GOP isnt for change if they were they would have never voted in favor of a 7 trillion dollar entitlement Medicare Part D that GW Bush Signed into law that was never paid for and was just added to the Federal Deficit just more proof of wealth redistrubion of borrowed tax dollars of future generations.
TSM

El Paso, TX

#821788 Dec 14, 2012
Let’s see if the Liberal Media cover either of these stories: 3,000 US troops secretly return to Iraq via Kuwait…U.S. sending missiles, 400 troops to Turkey!!
Fenris the Archangel

United States

#821789 Dec 14, 2012
Voluntarist wrote:
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If you write very small it might fit on the shaft of my co ck.
I'm quite sure you are thinking of a miniture ship-builder. No human can even SEE that small without industrial magnifiers...

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