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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AmericanMan

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To be fair, not all are moochers - just jobless. Even if only some of the economic seers are right, 600,000 more jobs will be lost after the cliff deal.
Those of us who have jobs and have to work will be carrying a heavier load in lieu of the increasing number of victims of this administration's policies.
We shouldn't be where we are now no matter how bad the housing market crisis was four years ago. But considering Obama won on the issue of abortion and birth control pills, it's no wonder.
Fair????????? hahahahha!!!!!!!!!! Your blowing a Repub talking point.. stop!!!!!!!!!!
Over 430,000 making MORE than $100K paid NO taxes in 2010. Over 2000 making more than $1million paid NO taxes. 6 of the Richest 400 in America paid NO taxes.
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http://money.cnn.com/2012/09/18/pf/taxes/romn...
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you conservatives really should stop complaining about republicans policies.

you're making yourselves look kinda foolish. must be all that FOX confusion.
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FRAUD....FRAUD.....FRAUD....

Ethics in question America...

It hurts...

"An investigation into one of the largest cheating scandals ever at the United States Naval Academy will implicate about 125 midshipmen, or about 15 percent of this year's graduating class, Navy officials said today."

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Jane Says wrote:
<quoted text>race war, class war, marxism...all contributing to the decline of western civilization under the guise of multiculturalism and white limousine liberal guilt.
Fully agree.
I don't know how a race that died by the hundreds of thousands to free a race that wouldn't free itself with superior numbers can have anything to feel guilty about. Yet, they are indoctrinated to feel guilty, and a significant percentage are successfully programmed to accept this unjustified guilt.
There should be just one culture here, the American culture, which is identified by the belief in the universal appliction of the rights defined in our Constitution, augmented by the belief that the ultimate status one can achieve is the condition of self-reliance.
That was true not very long ago. It is far from being true today.

If individual rights are ensured universally, won't social justice be the automatic outcome?
Why doesn't everyone see this obvious fact?
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I, too, know some (plural, not an isolated case) of these people.
Everything Congress is doing is instituting a Marxist system. There has never been a case of a Marxist system not creating a living standard we would call poverty. We will not be the first exception in the history of civilization.
It's time to split the Republican Party. Let the Democrats wearing a Republican costume join the party they belong to anyway. Turn the majority over to the Democrats and fight for the Constitution and sane government from a position where we know everyone on this side of the line in the sand is actually on the side of sanity in government and the Constitution.
What the Democrats want is a race war. They are disguising it and promoting it as a class war. The justification is class warfare, but the effectation will be a race war.
Those who promote this race war can be identified by looking at their party affiliation - Democrat. Those who oppose the concept of racial differentiation and promote the reality that a person is identified by what they do can align themselves with the TEA Party.
It's that simple.
Call it what you want clown, but when in a recession the top 2% is still making record profits, what else is it but class discrimination? As for racism, you linked class discrimination to racial discrimination & we see what side your heart lies. This country can go to hell in a hand basket just as long as you go with it. You & all your racist buddies! Ya'll couldn't win an election with your so called"dems dressed as reps", so what the hell you gonna do when they leave your party? Find another 100 reasons ya'll loss the next election. You can take that old ass constitution & wipe your old ass with it. Ain't no way a bunch of old racist white men in tights & wigs could've seen & predicted how thee world would & should operate over 200 years in the future. That whole concept is a crock of shyt!

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<quoted text>Fair????????? hahahahha!!!!!!!!!! Your blowing a Repub talking point.. stop!!!!!!!!!!
Over 430,000 making MORE than $100K paid NO taxes in 2010. Over 2000 making more than $1million paid NO taxes. 6 of the Richest 400 in America paid NO taxes.
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http://money.cnn.com/2012/09/18/pf/taxes/romn...
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http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/OTUS/mitt-romn...
CNN and ABC aren't exactly what you would call reputable sources. Each has been busted multiple times for blatantly lying, and many more times for misleading and hiding the truth.

Let's see what the taxable net was. I noticed that you didn't reference this.

How does the tax code allow a net profit to not be taxed?
Kindly explain that to us. What special exemptions were applied for these supposed cases you got from sources like CNN and ABC.
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this was in ObamaCare too. if it hadn't been repealed, we would be writing about it right now and the usual Topix Obots would be here saying it isn't true. i guess there will be a lot of unintended consequences as more Americans wake up to the cost of "free" healthcare.

'Obama Signs 1099 Appeal Law

President Barack Obama signed into law, on April 14, a bill repealing expanded Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 reporting requirements.

The law repeals Section 9006 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 that would have required businesses to fill out 1099 forms for both goods and services valued at more than $600 starting in 2012. With the bill signed into law, businesses will now continue to have to fill out 1099 forms only for services of $600 or more in 2011 and beyond.

President Obama declared in his signing statement,“Small business owners are the engine of our economy and because Democrats and Republicans worked together, we can ensure they spend their time and resources creating jobs and growing their business, not filling out more paperwork.”

The “Comprehensive 1099 Taxpayer Protection and Repayment of Exchange Subsidy Overpayments Act of 2011” was introduced in the House of Representatives on Jan. 11. It passed the House on a vote of 314 to 112 on March 3, and passed the Senate on April 5 on a vote of 87 to 12.

Republicans and Democrats have disagreed on how to replace the nearly $22 billion in lost revenues that the Congressional Budget Office estimated would be generated by the expanded 1099 reporting requirements that would capture lost taxes on income that currently goes unreported.

The Senate voted 81 to 17 on Feb. 2 to repeal the expanded reporting requirements and offset it with spending cuts. The House version that President Obama signed into law eliminated some health-insurance tax credits passed last year in the health care reform.'
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American ethics on display...

FRAUD....FRAUD!!!!

Give out fwee money...

Look what it leads us!

Spending more money! Ponzi....Ponzi!

"In the Social Security program alone, the White House proposes to spend $4.3 billion over five years to fight fraud associated with disability claims..."

http://roomfordebate.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/0...
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Speaking of those who have jobs and have to work for less money now...

Later.

(Can't help but wonder when the incentive to work begins to fizzle out for working Americans...I mean, besides the ones who have fizzled out already and are struggling to hold on because they have no choice.)

Can somebody please tell me things aren't this grim? And I'm just having a bad dream?

Because I always see the glass half full and I'm the one who believes hope springs eternal...so I'm hoping this is just a bad dream.
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<quoted text> Call it what you want clown, but when in a recession the top 2% is still making record profits, what else is it but class discrimination? As for racism, you linked class discrimination to racial discrimination & we see what side your heart lies. This country can go to hell in a hand basket just as long as you go with it. You & all your racist buddies! Ya'll couldn't win an election with your so called"dems dressed as reps", so what the hell you gonna do when they leave your party? Find another 100 reasons ya'll loss the next election. You can take that old ass constitution & wipe your old ass with it. Ain't no way a bunch of old racist white men in tights & wigs could've seen & predicted how thee world would & should operate over 200 years in the future. That whole concept is a crock of shyt!
your assignment today is to see how things work so well in Zimbabwe (who expelled their white men) and maybe Haiti, where kidnapping of all races is an industry, and then report back.
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I agree with that. When I said "moochers", I didn't mean to imply they are all intentionally moochers. The system is being adjusted to increase the number of people relying on the government, and to disparage the idea of being self-reliant.
Many don't want to be moochers, but the system gathers them together with the intentional moochers.
And I agree with that.
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<quoted text>Fair????????? hahahahha!!!!!!!!!! Your blowing a Repub talking point.. stop!!!!!!!!!!
Over 430,000 making MORE than $100K paid NO taxes in 2010. Over 2000 making more than $1million paid NO taxes. 6 of the Richest 400 in America paid NO taxes.
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http://money.cnn.com/2012/09/18/pf/taxes/romn...
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http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/OTUS/mitt-romn...
How bout Obama's buddy Zuckerberg?

Its not cheating if everybody's doing it...

"Facebook Stashed Millions In The Caymans To Avoid Paying Taxes"

http://www.inquisitr.com/456986/facebook-stas...
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You can't be this clueless for someone who claims to have all the answers.
In 1997 Cuomo took over as HUD chief replacing Clinton appointee Henry Cisneros. During Cisneros tenure he championed Clinton’s goal of social engineering within the housing market forcing lenders to issue loans to those that would not financially qualify for the lending.
Cisneros left office in a scandal involving lying to the FBI over payouts to a mistress, Cisneros subsequently pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor and though never sent to prison received a pardon from Bill Clinton in 2001.
Andrew Cuomo took the reins and not only furthered Cisneros and Clinton’s policies but greatly expanded them.
Henry Cisneros moved the GSEs toward a requirement that 42 percent of their mortgages serve low and moderate income families. Andrew Cuomo raised that number to 50 percent and dramatically hiked GSE mandates to buy mortgages for the "very-low-income."
These bad loans were purchased and sold throughout the secondary market and the pyramid grew and the bottom collapsed resulting in the subprime crisis we are still reeling from today.
In 2008, the Village Voice published a compelling report detailing Andrew Cuomo’s policy decisions “that gave birth to the country's current crisis.”
http://www.examiner.com/article/cuomo-s-socia...
http://www.villagevoice.com/2008-08-05/news/h...
Arnold Kling, a former economist at Freddie Mac who wrote about the subprime crisis on behalf of the Cato Institute. "He [Cuomo] definitely played a role. Clearly, he decided to make a name for himself by trying to push the envelope."
Russ Roberts, an economics professor at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va.: "He [Cuomo] put the kindling on the fire. What the requirements on Freddie and Fannie did was to push up the price of housing and that made it possible to lend money to people with no money down."
...You can't seriously be saying all of these people are wrong and you aren't.
He definitely played a role, turns out however that it was a very small role for while he did increase the percentage of so called risk loans they were being managed properly under his watch and most were current when he left. Mel Martinez would then have played even a larger role and I've never heard of anyone placing Martinez on the blame list.

It was the Graham-Leach_Bliley Act (1999) that set the mortgage calamity in motion, Graham was a powerful Senator from Texas who "all" the experts place very highly on the blame list.

Whatever, my original post re: Cuomo was that today he would be a far better candidate for POTUS than anyone currently on the (R) list.

One of these days I suspect you'll link one of Paul Izzo's insane NY Post rants to back up one of your looney posts.
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carol wrote:
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To be fair, not all are moochers - just jobless. Even if only some of the economic seers are right, 600,000 more jobs will be lost after the cliff deal.
Those of us who have jobs and have to work will be carrying a heavier load in lieu of the increasing number of victims of this administration's policies.
We shouldn't be where we are now no matter how bad the housing market crisis was four years ago. But considering Obama won on the issue of abortion and birth control pills, it's no wonder.
i fully agree and your last sentence sums it all up, except i'd add:

Obama could not run on his record and only won on the issues of abortion, free birth control pills and by demonizing his opponent, it's no wonder.

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<quoted text> Call it what you want clown, but when in a recession the top 2% is still making record profits, what else is it but class discrimination? As for racism, you linked class discrimination to racial discrimination & we see what side your heart lies. This country can go to hell in a hand basket just as long as you go with it. You & all your racist buddies! Ya'll couldn't win an election with your so called"dems dressed as reps", so what the hell you gonna do when they leave your party? Find another 100 reasons ya'll loss the next election. You can take that old ass constitution & wipe your old ass with it. Ain't no way a bunch of old racist white men in tights & wigs could've seen & predicted how thee world would & should operate over 200 years in the future. That whole concept is a crock of shyt!
If you had any knowledge outside what you are indoctrinated with by those duping you, you would be well aware that there is a correlation between concentration of wealth and education level of the population.
It is an uncontestable fact that the United States has the most expensive education system in the world. It is another uncontestable fact that education system produces the most ignorant workforce in the industrialized world. And, it is another uncontestable fact that education system has been in constant decline for more than 40 years without a single year of improvement.

An idiot can predict that such a system producing an increasingly ignorant population will result in the wealth migrating to a smaller percentage of the population.

That is why it appears as if the wealth is increasingly in the possession of a smaller and smaller percentage of the people.

You are being duped into believing it is because of the increasing power of what Karl Marx referred to as the bourgoise.

It does not matter what economic and/or social ideology is employed. The more ignorant a population is, the smaller the percentage of the population having disproportionate priviledges (maney, assets, etc.) will be.

If you want to fix the problem, you have to fix the education system. To fix the education system, we have to stop doing what we've been doing for the past 40 years.
If you can't think of anything different to do, then just go back to doing what we were doing when we had the unquestionably best education system in the world before the so-called "progressives" took control of it a little more than 40 years ago.
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It's affordable, all right. Affordable for those that won't pay a goddam dime for it.
Perhaps you missed it when your Congressman warned you about the national sales tax beginning on the first of the year before the election. Come to think of it, I don't recall any member of Congress warning anyone about the national sales tax beginning on the first of the year.
YOu will now commence paying the first of the several Obama taxes.
Look on the next receipt you get from, oh, say Walmart for a line item titled "Medical excise tax".
That's the national Obama sales tax.
Next, let's look at the deal between the Democrats and RINOs that increase the deductions and exemptions that allow that 47 percent of the population to continue mooching off the other half of the population. I'm betting the increased deductions and exemptions actually increased that 47 percent.
Perhaps we will have for the first time ever a situation where fully half the population is moochers.
Well, just who is supposed to make the economy work when half the population is f**k*ng moochers?
I'll look for that-if such will go to helping those, who don't mind doing their part, but can't, or those who are truly UNable to afford current free market prices, due to LACK of a stable economy and/or opportunities, good enough.
At least EVERYONE is having to pay such, NOT just "some". I shall opine further here in saying that I think Many "working class" type Americans backs are already broken down, to the point of needing "NO more DUMPING burdens of others IGNORANCE" signs posted upon them. Maybe the Ignorant ones will get a clue then.
Why should the honest and always hard working ones have to bare the burden for others STUPIDITY and ignorance, any more than what they already have had to for years.
It's about time the SLACKERtic types HAVE to pay for their "entitleMENTALed" diseases and disorders too...especially in this lousy economy of rotten job markets...a market at it's WORST looks like to some of us -in 30 years.

Ah don't patronize Walmart much though--finding the essentials of pretty much just groceries, often WAYYYYYYYY overpriced for overdone packaging, UNeconomical, INefficiant, and Just soooo NOT worth it.

TRUE Yankee frugality, learned EARLY on, via a LIFETIME of WORKING class means.
Waste not, want not-therefore, I have a low tolerance to ANYTHING that WHINES about anything beyond essential....ESPECIALLY from nothing but ignorant, irresponsible MOOCHERS.
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Good to see members of both parties together on an issue close to the heart of the American people.

In a joint statement,
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R)
and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) criticized the House of Representatives for failing to pass a package to provide billions in aid for Hurricane Sandy damage before adjourning Tuesday night.
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<quoted text>There's that Mitt Romney 47% again. So you really want to tax an 80 year old widow living on SS that can't pay for all her Meds now or the guy on his 3rd tour in Afghanistan? Both together make up more than 20% of the 47%.
Not to worry bozo. With Obamacare, the 80 year old won't have SS or adequate medicare soon, thanks to you sheep that led the country to slaughter. Your irresponsible borrowing and spending cannot be sustained, idiot. Problem solved!
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After walking back his scathing criticism of House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) over Hurricane Sandy relief aid, Rep. Peter King (R-NY) on Thursday shifted his tough talk toward one of the legislation's most vocal opponents, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA).

On Wednesday, Issa defended Boehner for adjourning the House on Tuesday night before taking up the relief package and denounced the bill for being "packed" with pork, a charge that the New York lawmaker sought to refute during an appearance on CNN.

First of all, with all due respect, Darrell Issa is 1,000 percent wrong. There is absolutely no pork in the bill. There were some items that were added in the senate involving Alaska, which is less than one percent of the bill. Even though it's only one percent of the bill, every one of those items was removed from the House bill and I wish Darrell Issa had learned that and looked into that before he went public and said that my constitituents should not get their homes rebuilt, should not have the waste management plants rebuild, that Gov.[Chris] Christie should not be given the opportunity to rebuild New Jersey and Gov.[Andrew] Cuomo in New York. Every dollar that Gov. Christie, Gov. Cuomo and Mayor [Michael] Bloomberg requested has been documented, the speaker will tell you that, the majority leader will tell you that. There is no pork and to somehow say that $33 billion is pork, Darrell Issa, with all due respect is 1,000 percent wrong. I say that again: 1,000 percent wrong. The speaker disagrees with him, and if he wants to take it up with somebody, call Gov. Christie.

http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/p...

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carol wrote:
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Because we elected a president whose desire it is to fundamentally transform this nation by bringing it to its knees.
Any intelligent person knows Europe's economic woes is because of too much taxation. Obama is not stupid.
Therefore, there is absolutely no other explanation.
If you're this upset, Obama must be doing a great job!!

After all, you're a Teabagger, a group of stupid old white nitwits hated by all Americans.

You're just a loser. A very sore loser!!

I'm lovin' it!!

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