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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In response to the Occupy Wall Street protests, some leading conservatives have begun referring to themselves as "the 53 percent"--a reference to their view that the 47 percent of mostly lower-income Americans who don't pay income taxes are getting an undeserved break. Conservatives also argued against closing tax loopholes for the richest Americans and for corporations.

Which is why it's interesting to see President Ronald Reagan, a conservative icon, laud the passage of the 1986 Tax Reform Act--whose 25th anniversary is this week--by declaring that under the new law, "millions of the working poor will be dropped from the tax rolls altogether" and that rich people and big corporations would "pay their fair share."

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/lookout/reagan-la...

you can't be a present day conservative without being a hypocrite.

and they wonder why they lost the election?
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Death of Tenzing wrote:
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Yeah, go ahead and change it to stupiddmaxx7 if all you can do is toss an unqualified "liar" and trot out the above which has already been shot down.
'cause ya know, that's what stupid people do and you do it well.
Yeah! Go ahead and prove him wrong clown!! You're the one that is clueless!
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Death of Tenzing wrote:
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You should know better.
How was the movie?
SATANS BIG HAIRY BALLS

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Professor Ayreshire wrote:
<quoted text>Unsolved UFO sightings, 9/11 conspiracies, Conspiracies of Zionist Companies that own the media, the world and all the world's money supply?? Do you ever watch MSLSD, MSN, CNN, NBC, FOX, CBS?? Do they start out telling you they are Zionist controlled and give you the Zionist Message of the day!! If you listened to MSLSD, CNN, NBC, they are hardly in favor of ZIONISTS (WHO HAPPEN TO BE JEWS) and ISRAEL!! WHEN YOU GO TO A BANK DO YOU SEE SIGNS THAT STATE "FEEL SECURE!! OH YOSSI, EAT YOUR LOX AND BAGELS YOUR MONEY IS BACKED BY ZIONISTS MEMBERS OF THE FDIC?? My guess is, you know full well you can't actually support your position with fact, so you won't rule out BS as a valuable tool to keep your ideology healthy. I've a friend who recently got into believing all this BS. They're supposed to be the head of The Illuminati, yeah right? Some people can't face the fact that the world is a random chaotic mess. Governments, countries and civilizations come in and out of power through a series of fortuitous or unfortunate events out of people's control. Some people want to believe there are people behind it all pulling strings and driving our world in a certain direction. They end up joining dots where there is none and linking events which are unrelated. The rich and the powerful end up getting the brunt of this. They're either Satan incarnate, members of shady, ancient organizations or reptilian overlords. Anti-Semites can only imagine the Rothschild's get the brunt of their end prophecy nonsense because they are Jews. I have been reading a lot lately about how the Rothschild's rule the world and Central Banks. Can anyone point me in the direction of actual evidence for this?
BOY, YOU ARE A PINHEAD AIN'T YOU. THE ISRAELIS ARE CURRENTLY HOLDING UP THE APPOINTMENT OF THE UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF DEFENSE, CHUCK HEGEL, A FUCKING REPUBLICAN. NOT SURE IF THE ROTHSCHILDES ARE IN THERE SOMEWHERE BUT WHO CARES REALLY? WHAT WE DO CARE ABOUT IS WHY THE UNITED STATES IS OBLIGED TO CONSIDER ISRAEL'S WISHES IN FORMING ITS OWN GOVERNMENT? THEY DON'T IN FACT. LET'S CUT ISRAEL OFF THE US TIT NOW. LET 'EM GO TRY AND CONVINCE THE CHINEE THAT JUDAISM AND THE FALUN GONG HAVE A CENTURIES OLD SHARED TRADITION. IS EVERYBODY HERE IN JEWPIX HAPPY TODAY?
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Professor Ayreshire wrote:
<quoted text>One minute you Left wingnut whack jobs are complaining that the rich don't pay enough while you lazy clowns are collecting freebees from those same people AND THE MIDDLE CLASS! Did little Mary have two lollipops and you had only one?? What a crying shame! Get job and get a life!!
so what would be your right wing blogger take on the red states loving their welfare?

the blue states would like to know why they're paying out.

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Not true, the vast majority of the deaths were from terrorists killing their own people. And the arab fanatics from other lands.
It continues to this day. Do you see that in your news source?
Really, was that BEFORE or DURING and AFTER our occupation and our destabilization of the country?
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1 Only in America could the rich people – who pay 86% of all income taxes – be accused of not paying their “fair share” by people who don’t pay any income taxes at all.
2 Only in America could people claim that the government still discriminates against black Americans when they have a black President, a black Attorney General, and roughly 18% of the federal workforce is black while only 12% of the population is black
3 Only in America could they have had the two people most responsible for our tax code, Timothy Geithner, the head of the Treasury Department and Charles Rangel who once ran the Ways and Means Committee, BOTH turn out to be tax cheats who are in favor of higher taxes.
4 Only in America can they have terrorists kill people in the name of Allah and have the media primarily react by fretting that Muslims might be harmed by the backlash.
5 Only in America would they make people who want to legally become American citizens wait for years in their home countries and pay tens of thousands of dollars for the privilege while we discuss letting anyone who sneaks into the country illegally just ‘magically’ become American citizens.
6 Only in America could the people who believe in balancing the budget and sticking by the country’s Constitution be thought of as “extremists.”
7 Only in America could you need to present a driver’s license to cash a check or buy alcohol, but not to vote.
8 Only in America could people demand the government investigate whether oil companies are gouging the public because the price of gas went up when the return on equity invested in a major U.S. oil company (Marathon Oil) is less than half of a company making tennis shoes (Nike).
9 Only in America could the government collect more tax dollars from the people than any nation in recorded history, still spend a Trillion dollars more than it has per year – for total spending of $7-Million PER MINUTE, and complain that it doesn’t have nearly enough money.
10 Only in America could politicians talk about the greed of the rich at a $35,000.00 a plate campaign fund-raising event.
Only in America could those who consistently make bad decisions consider be regarded as victims. Historically speaking or presently in third world countries, they'd have starved to death. Here they have air conditioning, cable and are usually obese.

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Not to worry, very few on your side will be chipping in to pay for anything.
Wrong again sheepdip. Rand Paul's (though he is dead to me now) budget proposal balanced in 5 years as opposed to Paul Ryan's 40 years. Gary Johnson proposed a balanced budget in his FIRST year in office if elected.
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<quoted text>Hey clown! Some in democrat Hollywood are some of the richest!
Never said there weren't. What I said was you are ignorant to the reason the top pay all the income taxes. The top have most of the income.
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YOU KNOW WHAT I LIKE TO DO ON A SUNDAY MORNING? I LIKE TO TAKE A MAP OF ISRAEL AND WIPE MY ASS WITH IT. I LIKE THE FEELING OF THE ROUGH DESERT TERRAIN ON THE TENDER BROWN SKIN OF MY ANUS AND I ALSO LIKE OPENING THE MAP UP AFTERWARDS TO SEE WHERE THE STREAKS OF SHIT ARE. AFTER A FEW YEARS OF THIS IT'S JUST A BIG BROWN STAIN BUT, AFTER ALL, ISN'T THAT WHAT ISRAEL REALLY IS? A BIG BROWN SHITSTAIN ON SOMEONE ELSE'S PROPERTY.
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Professor Ayreshire wrote:
<quoted text>One minute you Left wingnut whack jobs are complaining that the rich don't pay enough while you lazy clowns are collecting freebees from those same people AND THE MIDDLE CLASS! Did little Mary have two lollipops and you had only one?? What a crying shame! Get job and get a life!!
FIND A ROCK AND HIDE UNDER IT. SATAN HAS DECIDED TO GET A LIFE. YOURS.
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BOY, YOU ARE A PINHEAD AIN'T YOU. THE ISRAELIS ARE CURRENTLY HOLDING UP THE APPOINTMENT OF THE UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF DEFENSE, CHUCK HEGEL, A FUCKING REPUBLICAN. NOT SURE IF THE ROTHSCHILDES ARE IN THERE SOMEWHERE BUT WHO CARES REALLY? WHAT WE DO CARE ABOUT IS WHY THE UNITED STATES IS OBLIGED TO CONSIDER ISRAEL'S WISHES IN FORMING ITS OWN GOVERNMENT? THEY DON'T IN FACT. LET'S CUT ISRAEL OFF THE US TIT NOW. LET 'EM GO TRY AND CONVINCE THE CHINEE THAT JUDAISM AND THE FALUN GONG HAVE A CENTURIES OLD SHARED TRADITION. IS EVERYBODY HERE IN JEWPIX HAPPY TODAY?
Did you say: "BOY, YOU ARE A PINHEAD AIN'T YOU"?

baaaawwwaaaahhh!!!!

You deserve to be poor, dumbfk.
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Where Do the 47 Percent Live?

Of the states with the lowest non-payment rates, only three–Wyoming, North Dakota, and Alaska–are clearly in Romney’s column. These are also the states with the lowest population. On the other hand, eight of the ten states with the highest non-payment rates are solidly Republican. The exceptions are New Mexico and Florida. In short, Romney’s geographic base is in states where large numbers of households pay no net federal income tax.

Of course, it’s possible that all or most of these “lucky duckies” are voting for Obama. But it’s more likely that Romney shares the delusion that the freeloaders and looters are concentrated in the Northern, coastal cities that Democratic dominate. Actually, the states they call home are the heart of his electoral strategy.

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/where-...

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As if the clown act in the White House isn't obvious enough, there is a discussion actually happening about minting a coin with Obama's picture on it to pay the debt with.
Can you believe this?
Can you believe those dopes actually think an image of Obama is security for payment of a debt?

The first modern economist was Adam Smith. He described the embrionic stage of development of the modern industrial economy. The principles he stated have never been proven false.
Let's see what Adam Smith has to say about frauds like we have in the White House today:

"By means of those operations (authorizing the coinage of money without the backing of economic securities) the princes and sovereign states which performed them were enabled, in appearance, to pay their debts and to fulfil their engagements with a smaller quantity of silver than would otherwise have been requisite. It was indeed in appearance only; for their creditors were really defrauded of a part of what was due to them. All other debtors in the state were allowed the same privilege, and might pay with the same nominal sum of the new and debased coin whatever they had borrowed in the old.
Such operations, therefore, have always proved favourable to the debtor, and ruinous to the creditor, and have sometimes produced a greater and more universal revolution in the fortunes of private persons, than could have been occasioned by a very great public calamity."

Can you believe those idiots in charge of our economy are so ignorant they don't even know who Adam Smith is?

It's long been obvious Obama is ignorant. It should be obvious everyone around him is ignorant, also.

Making a coin with Obama's image on it to pay the debt....
ROFLMAO

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No one on here is for getting our soldiers killed far from home, I certainly never got a vote. Back before Iraq, if the dems hadn't proven themselves such spineless cowards afraid of being on the wrong side, they would have voted against the wars.
But they didn't and here we are.
No, yes some went along in cowardice and that is not in dispute. However, the R's held both houses and the White House so it was going forward regardless of what the D's did. I also disagree with your first sentence, there are people on here like Carol who have no problem sending our troops off so she can enjoy some false sense of being kept safe from brown people. There's was a poster on another thread called Knit 'n Pray who posited that abortion should be banned so we'll have enough soldiers for future wars. Yes, that's how fu ck ed up some of the people in your corner are.
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Professor Ayreshire wrote:
<quoted text>Hey clown! Some in democrat Hollywood are some of the richest!
The liberal cowns are too stupid to get this simple fact. The wealthy left uses them and gives them bread crumbs.

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Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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How was the movie?
It was really good, the gore was unnecessarily over the top but the movie worked in so many ways.
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Professor Ayreshire wrote:
<quoted text>Hey clown! Some in democrat Hollywood are some of the richest!
A lot of Democrats did a lot to avoid "chipping in more" as Obama calls paying more taxes. Look at Al Gore to start.

Al Gore, the low-hanging fruit in the “say one thing, do another” culture. With his sale of Current TV to Al Jazeera, the almost-president instantly doubled his charlatan quotient.

The blowhard who often proclaims the end of the world is nigh because of fossil fuels sold his TV business to the emir of Qatar, king of the oil patch.

But Gore’s scheming didn’t stop there. He also reportedly wanted to finalize the deal before the end of the year so his $100 million windfall wouldn’t be subject to new higher tax rates he zealously supported.

He’s not alone in urging tax hikes he tried to avoid. From the Washington Post to Costco to Warren Buffett to Hollywood, the woods are full of tax avoiders.

President Obama’s Tinseltown pals got lucrative tax breaks and, after declaring themselves eager to pay their fair share, the Post and Costco pushed 2013 dividends into 2012 so higher taxes this year wouldn’t hit their wallets.

Sharpies for sure, especially Buffett, who is on the Post board and is a big stockholder. He made himself the poster boy for soaking the rich, though “Taxes for thee, but not for me” is his real creed.

There’s no telling how many wealthy Obama supporters helped fuel the surge of apartment sales in deep-blue Manhattan, but brokers say the coming hikes played a role. With capital-gains taxes going from 15 percent to 23.8 percent, including an ObamaCare real estate tax hit, sellers took the money and ran.

A friend tells of a rich liberal who did exactly that — sold before the ball dropped and moved to Connecticut to avoid New York City and state taxes as well.

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/that_hypoc...
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SATANS BIG HAIRY BALLS wrote:
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FIND A ROCK AND HIDE UNDER IT. SATAN HAS DECIDED TO GET A LIFE. YOURS.
There must be extra space under your rock.
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PDUPONT wrote:
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Carol, more atrocities were committed in Iraq after we invaded. And no stupid, we already know that the Iraq ware was a waste of lives and money which did nothing but play into the hands of the Iranians and gave Al Qaeda another area to operate in. I notice that you didn't mention Eisenhower's overthrow of the elected president of Iran putting the Shah in his place who was responsible for as many atrocities as Sadaam Hussein or Nixon using the CIA to overthrow Salvador Allende and put Augusto Pinochet into power whose abuses would make Sadaam blush with envy.
There are a lot of things we don't fully understand or about which we know the full story.

Apparently, the democratically elected, Mohammed Mosaddeq, planned to nationalize the oil industry and shut out the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company which was a vital interest to Britain's economy and provided them political clout in the region.

By the time Eisenhower came to office, fears that communists were poised to overthrow the Iranian government became an all-consuming concern. The power struggle between Russia and the U.S. back then was, in part, who had the most influence in oil-rich countries.

Both Britian and the United States had much to lose.

We could have gone back to the horse and buggy, I suppose.

As Madeline Albright summized, "The Eisenhower Administration believed its actions were justified for strategic reasons."

There are no crystal balls.

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