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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Pressure to perform...

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crappy ethics?

"When Samuel Eshaghoff, a 19-year-old sophomore at Emory University, was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly accepting money to take the SAT for six Long Island high school students..."

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/30/nyregion/af... ;
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let the whining begin.

Is There Really a Difference Anymore?

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Twelve voices were shouting in anger, and they were all alike. No questions, now, what had happened to the faces of the pigs. The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which.[Animal Farm, last paragraph]

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Republicans were ushered into power in 2010, buoyed by limited government populism spawned by the Tea Party. They publicized a document called the GOP Pledge to America. You should take some time to read it. There are many interesting declarations in there. You’ll find lectures about the need to let the legislative process work; about the 3 day legislative transparency rule; about not spending most of the time on banal suspension bills; about cutting taxes; about getting rid of Obamacare; about cutting spending. Interesting indeed.

Republicans began their session in 2011 promising an immediate cut of $100 billion in spending. They lied. Ultimately, they only cut $352 million off of the FY 2011 budget. How fitting it is for them to end the 112th Congress by increasing spending by $330 billion…along with hiking taxes, letting every aspect of the Obamacare tax hikes slide, and obviating our leverage with the debt ceiling by agreeing to a sequester trap to coincide with the next battle.

Yes, we know…wait until March, and they will really extract concessions from Obama…just like they did $2.1 trillion ago. Except that they have already said they will never “allow us to default,” and they have communicated that fact to the Democrats.

Here is a spreadsheet of the voting tally from the Madison Performance Index. Take a look at it, and try to decipher the pigs from the men. Many of those who got us into this mess in the first place, including Cantor and McCarthy, joined the free ride and gave out hall passes to vote no.

Parting question: will Cantor and McCarthy purge themselves from their committee assignments for voting against the leadership scorecard?

http://www.redstate.com/2013/01/02/is-there-r...

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TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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But "we don't need no stinkin' domestic continental oil pipe-lines"...as such would only serve purpose in LESS expenditures of human life and limb, to have OUR OWN...and to ell with theirs!
Keep adjusting that glare visor duhmmy, you might get some rational input to compute with then.
We have lots of domestic pipelines, you idiot.

The Keystone pipeline is a mechanism for Canada to get their oil to a port.

It did not get approval because Republicans forced a decision before the environmental studies were not yet completed.

The Southern portion is being built & Texans are madder than hell. They aren't using the amount of US steel they said & employed little local labor.

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RealDave wrote:
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Police go through extensive training.
"any" civilian does not.
Carrying a weapon in the trunk is not patrolling the street with them.
Under normal conditions, the State Police do not exit their vehicle carrying an assault-like rifle.
First, and foremost, police are civillians. We have a civillian government by design. Therefore, police, being part of that government, are no different than any other civillian. The Constitution does not define separate classes of civillians with separate rights for each.

Repeat after me: "Police are civillians, part of a Constitutionally-directed civillian government."

"All" police don't go through "exhaustive" training.
As for just one civillian, I have more "exhaustive" training than 99 percent of the police. And, I'm not the only one. Many people received the same "exhaustive" training as I.
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DBWriter wrote:
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We know that. We also know he came to the United States as "Barry Soetoro". We know he enrolled at Occidental College where he was a poor student as "Barry Soetoro".
We don't know what name he used when he enrolled for classes he never attended at Columbia. We don't know how Columbia validated that he was the same person who was a poor student and had the name "Barry Soetoro" at Occidental College, if he was using an alias. We don't know the name on the diploma he supposedly received from Columbia after never attending classes.
Then, presto-change-o, there is this Barack Obama that appears out of nowhere at Harvard.
The bottom line is, we don't even know the name of the prosident of the United States.
How do you know what his name is?
debunked. pointless. childish. desperate. laughable.

you could write for WND.

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I'd start with loopholes like the one where Mitt Romney took his CEO compensation as investment income & paid only 15%.
This is what I love about you right whiners. You do everything to protect the wealthy while wanting to cut programs like medicare social security, veteran benefits, etc.
Perhaps you can also quit you rjob working for someone who makes a business run and start your own company and generate thousands of jobs for people who just want to work for a living, and make the decisions that keep that company alive so they will ahve a job tomorrow.

... idiot.
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DBWriter wrote:
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We know that. We also know he came to the United States as "Barry Soetoro". We know he enrolled at Occidental College where he was a poor student as "Barry Soetoro".
We don't know what name he used when he enrolled for classes he never attended at Columbia. We don't know how Columbia validated that he was the same person who was a poor student and had the name "Barry Soetoro" at Occidental College, if he was using an alias. We don't know the name on the diploma he supposedly received from Columbia after never attending classes.
Then, presto-change-o, there is this Barack Obama that appears out of nowhere at Harvard.
The bottom line is, we don't even know the name of the prosident of the United States.
How do you know what his name is?
Occidental @ age 16. Could've been Pwetty impwessive, should that have been the case...still trying to figure out why opotus wouldn't want to show his adoring velveteenage poster worshippers, his crudentials on that, when duh Donald offered such a generous sum to charities for it.

Any REAL decent American would've.
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We have lots of domestic pipelines, you idiot.
The Keystone pipeline is a mechanism for Canada to get their oil to a port.
It did not get approval because Republicans forced a decision before the environmental studies were not yet completed.
The Southern portion is being built & Texans are madder than hell. They aren't using the amount of US steel they said & employed little local labor.
Keep believing that nothing but BULLCHIT and blame DUH A Vey-and your tin foil hat will start rusting.
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Erickson: The Republican Establishment in Washington, DC should be burned to the ground and salt spread on the remains. Republicans who saw Mitch McConnell and John Boehner destroy the last plank of the Republican Party are going to need to look elsewhere for a savior for their party. Boehner and McConnell have declared they will survive. Their party? They don’t really care.

http://www.redstate.com/2013/01/01/the-mcconn...
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Liberals claim that it was the Bush tax cuts that caused the recession...

REALDAVE....REALDAVE....REALDA VE......

"DNC is that President Bush’s policies caused the Great Recession..."

http://www.aei-ideas.org/2012/09/again-which-...

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Meanwhile back at the ranch...

"Obama wants to spare 98% of Americans from any tax increases by extending their Bush-era tax cuts. He also wants to make permanent expanded tax breaks for low- and middle-income Americans..."

http://money.cnn.com/2012/10/09/news/economy/...
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PDUPONT wrote:
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There's a big difference between the Boston Tea Party of December 16, 1773 and the group of ignoramuses that usurped the name. The colonist were protesting the sweetheart deal granted by the Crown and Parliament to the East India Company, the multinational corporation of the time, giving it a virtual monopoly of the tea trade in the colonies. The current Tea Party is in the pocket of the big multinationals who in their own way have monopolized the economy and driven locally owned businesses out of the market.
www.history.com/topics/boston-tea-party
Eh... no.
Screw taxation without representation IGNORANCE.

MANY Tea Party typess did NOT vote for the current ughpotus, preferring the clearly competent, proven abilities of an actual business man.
Mitt just should've promised fwee cell fones AND a spawrkle spawrkle gwitter gwitter carrying case, to the velveteenage entitleMENTAL ignorant masses.

Do enjoy the plague of ignorance while it lasts though-you have about 1400 days left. Try not to piss off the hard working, honest earning Patriots in the meantime-a lot them are already sick of the scummy, bottom of the barrel, chitcargo-like tactTics.
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People did go out on the streets nitwit and they voted even if it meant standing in line for 8 hours or more and completely defeated GOP attempts at suppressing their vote.
Where was your precious Tea Party when the Bush administration was waging two wars off the books?
That's right you morons only want accountability when there's a Democrat in the Oval Office, more so when he's not white.
Don't ask questions you have no clue about, could NOT comprehend. and don't really want to know the answers to, duhmmy. Just continue to pway with yer fwee fone like a good little ignotard fer life.
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Please change your name.
You re embarrassing the Navy.
When Obama's mother remarried he used his step father's last name while living in Indonesia.
But hey, I guess you were too uninformed to know it.
Why? wouldn't Occidental let 16 year olds in using their given birth names?
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A party that has made deficit reduction its clarion call, and in particular, reducing the size of government spending, appears to have received virtually nothing in the way of major spending cuts in this deal or deficit reduction for that matter. When push came to shove, reducing tax burdens was all that mattered to the GOP.

Of course, this result is neither startling nor unexpected, at least to those who have paid close attention to the Republican party over the last four years. It is ironic that on the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's emancipation proclamation, a party that was formed by courageous slavery abolitionists has become, 150 years later, a party that is courageously fighting to ensure that wealthy Americans do not pay one penny more in taxes.

http://m.guardiannews.com/commentisfree/2013/...
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Pelosi and 'crap sandwiches'

"Nancy Pelosi:“Do Your Patriotic Duty” and Vote for This Fiscal Crap Sandwich (Video)"

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2013/01/nancy...
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Obama lied...

"Obamacare: Seven New Taxes on Citizens Earning Less than $250,000"

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2012/...
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Yay!

collect those rich guys money...Obama!

Make them pay!!!!!!

"More than 80 percent of households with incomes between $50,000 and $200,000 would pay higher taxes. Among the households facing higher taxes, the average increase would be $1,635, the policy center said."

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-01-01/sena...
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Right-wing dreams of demented utopias

It used to be liberals who wanted to remake society according to a theory. Now that's the looney dream of the right

http://www.salon.com/2013/01/01/the_right_win...

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sonicfilter wrote:
A party that has made deficit reduction its clarion call, and in particular, reducing the size of government spending, appears to have received virtually nothing in the way of major spending cuts in this deal or deficit reduction for that matter. When push came to shove, reducing tax burdens was all that mattered to the GOP.
Of course, this result is neither startling nor unexpected, at least to those who have paid close attention to the Republican party over the last four years. It is ironic that on the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's emancipation proclamation, a party that was formed by courageous slavery abolitionists has become, 150 years later, a party that is courageously fighting to ensure that wealthy Americans do not pay one penny more in taxes.
http://m.guardiannews.com/commentisfree/2013/...
... and that explains how the fiscal cliff was averted by eliminating all cuts to government spending and enacting a new tax policy that will generate 600 billion dollars in new taxes over a 10 year period of time... while the government will have a 1.3+ trillion dollar deficit for the foreseeable future with no plan to reduce it.
Let's see what that means....
1.3+ trillion times 10 years... naught plus naught equals naught, carry the naught, minus 600 billion....
No effect at all. The already obscene 16.5 trillion dollar debt about doubles.
An idiot knows this government will collapse.

What then?

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Boehner is a Democrat wearing a Republican costume.
The House just approved a bill that has NO spending cuts and raises taxes a mere additional 600 billion dollars over a 10-year period of time, while the dificit will continue to be 1.3+ trillion dollars. Let’s calculate the effect of that…
1.3+ trillion dollars times 10 years minus 600 billion dollars, plus the existing 16.5 trillion dollars.
An idiot can tell you that government will collapse.
Boehner has to be removed from the Speaker’s chair. If he is not removed, the country will collapse in our lifetime. The Speaker of the House is the only, and last, person that will be able to stop the suicidal insanity of our government. We have to get a Speaker that isn't a Democrat automaton and will stand up against this obvious insanity.

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