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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TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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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.
My personal philosophy is, I'll help anyone who will help themselves.
I dont' see Obama's base helping themselves.
Therefore, my attitude to them is WORK OR STARVE.
That will fix most of the problems we have today. there is no shortage of work available here. There is a shortage of people willing to do that work, or who have qualified themselves to do that work.

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"nutsucker"
Here!!!! I will post something of merit. Something that will be denied by no one with a brain. You are a lying, phoney dickless wonder.
Peace
KMA
And you're obviously a closeted homosexual, much like Larry Craig, you've been one since your parish priest made you kiss his 'holy relic'!!

Which is why you make up lies about an imaginary family, complete with imaginery dead children!!

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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!!
You keep running away from this question, dupe.

Where will the money come from to pay for Obama's government?

You know you either have to answer that question or collapse the government, don't you?

So, where will the money come from to pay for Obama's government?
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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...
What does 'talkingpointsmemo' have to say about knukkledragging sports icons who pay you to install media rooms?
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<quoted text> They stated nothing about paying at work or when parking.
Not real good at figuring things out for yourself eh? Those things just don't plug in anywhere Flacko, if a company has gone to all the trouble of installing chargers____.

BTW did you read where the owners of electric vehicles are wealthier and more intelligent than the average schmuck? Don't tell nobama.

www.villagesgolfcartman.com Can you believe than some folks would pay up to $40,000 for a souped up golf cart? Would you believe that there are over 50,000 golf carts at The Villages?

I wonder where they charge them all and how much it costs? LMAO
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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!
we borrow because we don't have enough revenue.

we don't have enough revenue because....

One of the chief architects of the Bush tax cuts, R. Glenn Hubbard, a Columbia University economist:

He said some Bush-era policies were no longer relevant to the task of tailoring a tax code to a properly sized government.

The 2001 and 2003 tax cuts “are not the best anchoring point” for that debate, he said.“We need a tax system that can promote economic growth and raise the revenue the American people want to devote to government.”

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/02/us/politics...

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You said you support a gun ban. In fact you may have said all guns. But you still have yours. That's called being a hypocrite.
Meat doesn't necessarily come from hunting. In fact very little meat consumed in America comes from hunting.
According to an earlier Emaam post, meat comes from Cattleman's Conventions!!

Seriously, that's how ignorant the scrap collector is!!
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The primary goal of government should be to get the economy running at full throttle once again. That will restore jobs and wealth and increase tax revenue, which narrows budget deficits. Mark Blyth, a Brown University political scientist with a forthcoming book called Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea, says:“Democrats should have said to Republicans,‘You’re the guys who created the debt. We’ll deal with the debt when we return to growth. Get lost.’”

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-01-...
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Jane Says wrote:
<quoted text>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.
Your lesson today is simple. Check the time & date (most importantly the year) & check back. This ain't the 1800s & this sure ain't Zimbabwe or Haiti & nobody but you said anything about expelling the whiteman. I live comfortable within my means without fear of anything, any man, of any race. Your a glass half full type. Only see things from 1 side. Kidnapping is a industry because of class discrimination. Ya'll cry about the gov't footing the bill for the poor , but if they ever decide to stop, you'll find out 1st hand exactly what Zimbabwe and Haiti are like. If purple can't eat or feed their kids, what do you think the outcome is? And don't giver me that get a job b/s. You know just as I there just aint enough jobs in America thanks to the republicans genius idea of giving tax breaks to companies outsourcing american born businesses overseas for exploitation of cheap labor. Lesson complete!

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People change. Christie appeared to be a conservative, but is clearly a big-government spender. Better to learn sooner rather than later.
That leaves out Jindal, as well. All those Billions he raked in for Katrina, eh??

Seems all your heroes are big spending types!!

Christie is your only hope to win the Presidency.

Dump him and you dump any chance to win in 2016.

Knowing the nitwit party, you'll dump Christie and let Hillary walk into the White House.

I'm lovin' it!!

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Maybe it's not as bad as we think, given that Obama caved in on extending the Bush tax cuts for all but a few people.
Obama's victory was so complete, he mde the Clowns renege on a 'no new taxes' pledge they had used for decades!!

Made little Grover whine and cry!!

You're party is toast. They just folded on their biggest issue!!

Shoot yourself now, avoid the angst.

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Or a washed-up old draft dodger from Moreno Valley.
You're projecting your draft dodger status onto others now??

You're really sick, Nobraina!!
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The Right’s Entitlement Reform Dilemma and the Politics of the Parenting Class

The problem, however, is that voters, including most Republican voters, remain resistant to Medicare reform. Matt Yglesias recently cited Republican opposition raising the Medicare eligibility age (68 percent of Republicans are opposed as opposed to 71 percent of Democrats according to a post-election Washington Post/ABC survey) as a proxy for cognitive dissonance among Republicans on Medicare.

This represents an enormous challenge for Republicans for the following reasons:

(1) national security hawkishness is the least salient it has been since the 9/11 terror attacks;

(2) it is less clear that Americans are polarized around controversial social issues in a manner that obviously benefits social conservatives;

(3) and we’ve arguably reached the limits of the post-1992 strategy of building conservative domestic policy around tax cuts and single-minded resistance to tax increases.

And so the Republican brand is now primarily identified with spending restraint. Given that structural entitlement reform is the only way to deliver spending restraint, and structural entitlement reform is unpopular, I think it’s safe to say that this is a problem.

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RUSH10ME wrote:
<quoted text>Nothing new here just a drunk with nothing of her own to add , never has this obama worshiper had an original thought ever , maybe thats the reason she is an obama groupie .
So the oyster shucker can't compete with Lily in debate, so he lowers himself to crude insults.

No surprise there!!

That's what you wingnuts do!!

Of course, lowering himself is what oystermen are all about.

Down there in the muck and shit on the bottom, seperating snot holders from the rocks that's where phony Rush is!!

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<quoted text>Your benefactor you ungrateful liberal democrat , I feed , clothe , and provide for your very existance , your welcome for now ,tomorrow who knows , I could quit contributing and just join you .
You live in a shack by the bay. You are a subsistence worker.

You don't own anything but your oyster rakes.

What a phony you are.
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In the just-concluded fiscal cliff battle, the impasse was only superficially about Republicans’ demands for spending cuts—it was about Republicans (not irrationally) wanting bipartisan cover for spending cuts. In the coming battle, the Republican position is effectively going to be “Give us the cuts that we all would rather avoid—or we shut down the government.”

Does that smack of a winning political argument to you?

I suspect Republicans are about to discover that the prospects for entitlement reform were a lot more favorable under the cover of such a bargain. Paradoxically, perhaps, new revenue is the friend, not the foe, of the would-be entitlement reformer.

As with the fiscal cliff, the trick for Obama and Republicans leaders in the debt-ceiling negotiations—and let’s not kid ourselves; the president will have to negotiate—will be to isolate the wing of the Republican party that’s eager to fall on the sword of austerity, despite opposition from the public as well as Wall Street. If Republicans re-up their demands for structural entitlement reforms, Obama will counter with a demand for new revenue extracted from “loopholes and deductions that aren’t available to most Americans.” And we’ll be right back into grand-bargain territory—with neither side exercising any more leverage than it had last year. The timing of the budget “sequestration”—shelved for two months—may actually end up greasing the skids for a debt-ceiling increase. After much sound and fury, the Obama administration may be able to pull those delayed cuts out of its pocket and frame them as fresh concessions.

It won’t be pretty. It’s wholly unnecessary. But this process—lurching from crisis to suboptimal, impermanent resolution, and back to crisis—seems to be the best the system can manage right now.

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Nuculur option wrote:
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Obama's victory was so complete, he mde the Clowns renege on a 'no new taxes' pledge they had used for decades!!
Made little Grover whine and cry!!
You're party is toast. They just folded on their biggest issue!!
Shoot yourself now, avoid the angst.
You keep running away from this question, dupe.

Where will the money come from to pay for Obama's government?

You know you either have to answer that question or collapse the government, don't you?

So, where will the money come from to pay for Obama's government?

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Hopefully, it will make it a lot easier in 2014 and 2016 to bring back some sanity.
But it could have been worse, granted.
However, the worst is yet to come over the next 60 days. Obama has to deliver on his "balanced approach" and either put up or shut up and spending cuts.
Problem is, he doesn't care about the deficit. He only cares about extracting revenge against the wealthy.
You're far from wealthy, in fact, you're poor.

So why do you care about what Obama does to folks like O'Reilly??

Or are you hoping someday BillyO might want to sexually harrass an old hag who stinks of cigarettes??

Thought so.

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Photo of receipt from Cabela's identifying Obama's national sales tax for ObamaKare is displayed as my ID photo.

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carol wrote:
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Who can blame them?
We're facing a bleaker future than any of us can imagine.
We have a president who wants to add trillions to the deficit at the same time all Americans have smaller paychecks.
The you-know-what is about to hit the fan.
If I had that kind of money, I'd be getting out while there was still time too.
Bob tells an unsubstantiated lie and Carol agrees with him.

Typical day on Topix.

Go Obama!!

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