Barack Obama, our next President

"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 ... Full Story
Truth is no SIN

Bronx, NY

#839502 Jan 15, 2013
Thank God she had good Parents and not stuck on Democrat Welfare,Took 50years after the Democrats rail roaded BLACKS IN AMERICA
carol

Orlando, FL

#839503 Jan 15, 2013
Well, back from the hairdresser I guess. She lives in the basement so, all in all, it's a pretty quick trip. I went with a sort of Diana-esque look and am quite beautiful I think. Unless I miss my guess the building superintendent is taking a shine to me. Of course, he's black, but my eyes have been opened on that front.
carol

Orlando, FL

#839504 Jan 15, 2013
Grey Ghost wrote:
<quoted text>
Carol, exactly what part of the proveing lies do you not understand. The prominent Democrats you speak of fell into the hype and the current mood of our great nation so shortly after 911, along with all of the fear mongering from Bush-Cheney. Your rush to war and your obvious lack of concern for our troops speaks volumes for your party.You and your party alone botched two wars, one propelled by numerous lies, the other from neglect while concentrating on the lie induced one. You can spin it all you want but it doesn't change the facts. Eight years of bungling on all fronts is what led us to our current messes....."PERIOD" CASE CLOSED!!!!
Well, they're pretty stupid then, aren't they?

If they believed the same CIA evidence that Bush and his generals had and then decided it was all a big ruse just to fool them - when every single one of them said the exact same thing about Saddam just a few years prior - they probably shouldn't be in leadership positions.
Grey Ghost

Partlow, VA

#839505 Jan 15, 2013
moshx wrote:
<quoted text> guns are not the problem criminals are. Government breaking the laws of the US.constitution will do nothing at all to change that fact.
Sure, that's what the NRA told you to say.
Buster Chops

Orlando, FL

#839506 Jan 15, 2013
Dudes and Dudettes! How fine a day is this? I'm just back from a quick run to Jamaica and took a break from unloading the boat to say, "If anybody need a little break from the daily grind I got some gooooooooood stuff here..."
Truth is no SIN

Bronx, NY

#839507 Jan 15, 2013
1st black female computer science PhD student at Univ. of Michigan reveals lack of rolemodels,Am I really the first?”

That was the first thought that came to mind when Kyla McMullen, 29, found out she would soon become University of Michigan’s first African-American female computer science PhD alumna this past year.

McMullen later decided to go to the records office to search for another fellow black female alumnus to connect with. But she soon discovered that she would become the first black female student in the history of the program to complete the PhD.

“Typically when you think of someone who is in computer science. you think of a person who is a geek — with pocket protectors, suspenders and highwater pants,” McMullen joked in a phone interview with theGrio.“African-American women often don’t think ‘Okay, I wanna be that [nerd].””

While McMullen’s graduation this past spring marked a racial landmark for Michigan’s computer science department, she said that her experience in the department was sometimes “isolating” because she had very few people to turn to for mentorship.

THANK YOU SHOW THEM YOU DIDN'T NEED OBAMA THANK YOU
carol

Orlando, FL

#839508 Jan 15, 2013
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
<quoted text>
President Clinton did not invade Iraq
He wanted to. He but bombed Iraq instead.

LILY, PLEASE READ THIS...PLEASE!! Taken DIRECTLY from the terms laid out in H.R.4655 Iraq Liberation Act of 1998:

http://www.iraqwatch.org/government/US/Legisl...

"Iraq Liberation Act of 1998 - Declares that it should be the policy of the United States to SEEK TO REMOVE THE SADDAM HUSSEIN REGIME FROM POWER IN IRAQ and to replace it with a democratic government.

"Expresses the sense of the Congress that once the Saddam Hussein regime is removed from power in Iraq, the United States should support Iraq's transition to democracy by providing humanitarian assistance to the Iraqi people and democracy transition assistance to Iraqi parties and movements with democratic goals..."

It can't be any more clear. It really can't.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#839509 Jan 15, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Oh, well, none of the terrorists were from Iraq dummy
" "In the four years since the inspectors left, intelligence reports show that Saddam Hussein has worked to rebuild his chemical and biological weapons stock, his missile delivery capability, and his nuclear program. He has also given aid, comfort, and sanctuary to terrorists, including al Qaeda members ... It is clear, however, that if left unchecked, Saddam Hussein will continue to increase his capacity to wage biological and chemical warfare, and will keep trying to develop nuclear weapons." -- Sen. Hillary Clinton (D, NY), Oct 10, 2002"

But...but...saddam had no ties to al qaeda
Truth is no SIN

Bronx, NY

#839510 Jan 15, 2013
Impeachment Of President Barack H. Obama For War Crimes

Whereas, Barack H. Obama is Commander In Chief of the U.S. Armed Forces and the head of the Executive Branch of the United States government, and

Whereas, President Obama, on 19 March 2011, committed a criminal act by ordering the U.S. military to war in Libya without first obtaining the consent of the U.S. Congress in a direct violation of the U.S. Constitution, and

Whereas, the illegal U.S. invasion, bombing and occupation of Iraq initiated by the Bush administration continues under the Obama administration; and

Whereas, the U.S. government is currently engaged in illegal wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia, and Libya, and President Obama pledged to increase the number of military personnel and tax dollars spent on the these wars, and

Whereas, the U.S. military used and continues to use depleted uranium munitions, cluster bombs and white phosphorous in densely populated areas in violation of U.S. laws and international laws and treaties prohibiting the indiscriminate killing of civilians; and,

Whereas, the Geneva Conventions specifically prohibit the use of especially injurious weapons and materials causing unnecessary harm that remain active and lethal after battle, and over large areas of land, and

Whereas, large numbers of babies born in Iraq and Afghanistan suffer life-long illness and deformity like severe disfigurements and brain damage, Down’s syndrome, and weak hearts doctors state are caused by the U.S. military’s massive and widespread use of toxic and radioactive materials, and

Whereas, millions upon millions of Iraqi, Afghani, Pakistani, Yemeni, Somali, and Libyan civilians have been maimed, poisoned, displaced from their homes, and killed in a direct result of ongoing, illegal acts of war by the United States, and

Whereas, illegal, immoral and counterproductive detainee torture and brutalization at the hands of the U.S. military’s Immediate Reaction Force continue at Guantanamo under the Obama administration and in particular, the torture of Pfc. Bradley Manning at Quantico, Virginia, and

Whereas, President Obama is an accessory after the fact in obstructing justice by failing to order the Department of Justice to initiate investigations into numerous and blatant U.S. war crimes committed by the Bush administration, for which it is manifestly accountable under the law, and
Truth is no SIN

Bronx, NY

#839511 Jan 15, 2013
Drones are the “Weapon of Choice” in Obama’s Destruction of Due Process
carol

Orlando, FL

#839512 Jan 15, 2013
Grey Ghost wrote:
<quoted text>
As is the case always, your logic is totally flawed. Clinton conveyed his opinion but didn't start a war based on lies and accusations. The Iraqi war will forever be Bush-Cheneys mistake along with the neglect in Aft. Just by pretending or wishing that the Democrats were also to blame shows that you think it also was a mistake, but given the depth of your fanatacism along with your obvious inability to see the forest for the trees there is little hope of you ever seeing reality.
Clinton signed a piece of legislation that was passed by an overwhelming majority in Congress specifically stating it was the policy of the United States to remove Saddam Hussein and his regime from power.

But you'll believe anything, won't you?
Grey Ghost

Partlow, VA

#839513 Jan 15, 2013
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
Well, they're pretty stupid then, aren't they?
If they believed the same CIA evidence that Bush and his generals had and then decided it was all a big ruse just to fool them - when every single one of them said the exact same thing about Saddam just a few years prior - they probably shouldn't be in leadership positions.
I realize i'm beating an over aged dead horse here, but your leaders hyped and lied us into a war that they wanted and it will forever be their war. Bush-Cheney knew exactly what they were doing and also their real intentions, they also knew that Iraq was of no threat to us. Most that voted for the action in Iraq were persuaded either by pressure or the mood of the nation so shortly after 911, and Bush preyed on that. Your war, you own it PERIOD.
Truth is no SIN

Bronx, NY

#839515 Jan 15, 2013
OBAMA is A PUPPET The military operation in Mali launched on January 11 is another vivid example of special activities aimed at recolonization of the African continent. It’s an orderly and consistent capture of new African territories by Western powers. They have got hold of Sudan by dismembering it (taking away the oil deposits from the major part of the country), the Nigerian oilfields have been captured in accordance with the International Court of Justice rulings,(1), Libya has been captured as a result of direct military intervention, Cote D’Ivoire has been conquered thanks to a small-scale military action conducted under the aegis of the United Nations. The way to do the things differ, but the result is the same. The process of recolonization picks up momentum in Africa…

The mistakes of previous aggressive actions were taken into consideration while occupying Mali. Today everyone is sure the West is defending Mali’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. Not exactly so, as some facts tell us. In reality it was not in 2011-2012 when the terrorist groups appeared in the north of the country. They had been organizing and conducting activities there for dozens of years.(2) The situation exploded because the Libyan weapons were captured after the Gaddafi’s overthrow. The military materials didn’t get to Mali by themselves; there are facts to prove France was involved in their transfer from Libya.

The very logic of events in the North of Mali in 2012 proves it is a well-orchestrated performance aimed at preparing the public opinion for “an imperative of military intervention”. That’s how it was arranged that Libyan arms spread around and wound up in the hands of Tuaregs. It incited military actions. But pretty soon the Tuaregs understood they were being used and started to dissociate themselves from the independence they had declared previously. The National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (French: Mouvement National pour la Libération de l’Azawad; MNLA) said the declaration of independence was “an attempt to draw international attention to the plight of the population in the north” and expressed willingness to hold talks.(3)

That’s what the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad was attacked for by real perpetrators of the provocation – the Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and the Islamists of Movement for Unity and Jihad in West Africa (MUJWA or MUJAO). Ansar Dine said it was ready to join without delay. At the November meeting in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, the group said it rejected violence, extremism and terrorism and assumed the responsibility for fighting organized crime across the border.(4) The Ansar Dine’s turn around led to its involvement into fighting. In November combat actions were sparked, the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad fought the opposing Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb and the Movement for Unity and Jihad in West Africa. By the end of November Ansar Dine waged combat actions against the Movement for Unity and Jihad in West Africa forces in the south-western part of Timbuktu.
Buster Chops

Orlando, FL

#839516 Jan 15, 2013
Whoa! You guys in here fightin'? Uncool, uncool. There nuthing worth fighting over. About 30% of you guys have been rootin' around in the bushes for the last 6000 or so years and you survived this long so you figure you got the answers: "if you work hard and play by the rules, you can get ahead." Another 20% of you are over in the palace behind the curtain talkin' into the microphone which gives your voice that big booming sound the other animals respond to. The other 47% are intractable leeches sittin' in lawn chairs out on what's left of the beach with a big doobie and a rum punch. I lost 3% of you somewhere but you'll show up. Maybe those are the guys who make up the "rules?" Never have seen the rulebook so I don't know, but I don't mind saying I don't know something when I don't know it. Rock on!
brown eyes

Salem, VA

#839517 Jan 15, 2013
M13 British Militaty Intelligence thanks for brunch old chaps. Why is Great Britian much safer no school shootingsz? Tell Royal family Tea Party is hated in Europe also. GF008 Safer World 2013
carol

Orlando, FL

#839518 Jan 15, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
<quoted text>
Carol found waterbording in the Bible, so it can't be torture
Yes. Jesus had Judas Iscariot waterboarded to determine if he'd betrayed him!!
He said "Let there be waterboarding".
Do you ever read the stupidity you write before posting it??
And you dare to call yourself a Christian?? You don't even understand the meaning of Christianity.
Waterboarding IS tortuere per US Law,not to mention the Geneva Conventions.
Carol supported a criminal regine. Bush is still limited where he can travel, many nations would arrest him if he entered.
Do you ever stop to think why Bush is the invisible man, while other ex-presidents are sought after for appearances??
As far as your horseshit about both sides being equally responsible; nonsense;
Bush was President, he had a Republiclown Congress for 6 out of 8 years, the economy and housing market collapsed on his watch, you can point to NO legislation that the Dems passed in 2007-08.
So quit the bullshit and face the truth. Bush was a disaster for America, one we're still recovering from.
ASll your brainless cheerleading won't change that.
He is the most reviled President in history.
The Repubs didn't even invite him to the Republican Convention!!
So shut up and quit making an ass of yourself.
You have a misconception that Christians are wimps. Early Christians were willing to be fed to the lions and present-day Christians are oppressed and killed every day.

If Jesus himself were posed the question: If pouring water up someone's nose could potentially save millions of innocent lives, would that be a forgiveable act?

I can't be sure, but he'd probably say, "Of course. Innocent lives come first."

ONLY THREE REALLY BAD GUY WERE WATERBOARDED...THREE!

Crime in Italy. Grow a spine, will you?
Truth is no SIN

Bronx, NY

#839519 Jan 15, 2013
The Geopolitical Reordering of Africa: US Covert Support to Al Qaeda in Northern Mali, France “Comes to the Rescue”
NATO funding, arming, while simultaneously fighting Al Qaeda from Mali to Syria
A deluge of articles have been quickly put into circulation defending France’s military intervention in the African nation of Mali. TIME’s article,“The Crisis in Mali: Will French Intervention Stop the Islamist Advance?” decides that old tricks are the best tricks, and elects the tiresome “War on Terror” narrative.TIME claims the intervention seeks to stop “Islamist” terrorists from overrunning both Africa and all of Europe. Specifically, the article states:What TIME elects not to tell readers is that Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) is closely allied to the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG whom France intervened on behalf of during NATO’s 2011 proxy-invasion of Libya – providing weapons, training, special forces and even aircraft to support them in the overthrow of Libya’s government.

As far back as August of 2011, Bruce Riedel out of the corporate-financier funded think-tank, the Brookings Institution, wrote “Algeria will be next to fall,” where he gleefully predicted success in Libya would embolden radical elements in Algeria, in particular AQIM. Between extremist violence and the prospect of French airstrikes, Riedel hoped to see the fall of the Algerian government. Ironically Riedel noted:

Algeria has expressed particular concern that the unrest in Libya could lead to the development of a major safe haven and sanctuary for al-Qaeda and other extremist jihadis.

And thanks to NATO, that is exactly what Libya has become – a Western sponsored sanctuary for Al-Qaeda. AQIM’s headway in northern Mali and now French involvement will see the conflict inevitably spill over into Algeria. It should be noted that Riedel is a co-author of “Which Path to Persia?” which openly conspires to arm yet another US State Department-listed terrorist organization (list as #28), the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK) to wreak havoc across Iran and help collapse the government there – illustrating a pattern of using clearly terroristic organizations, even those listed as so by the US State Department, to carry out US foreign policy.Geopolitical analyst Pepe Escobar noted a more direct connection between LIFG and AQIM in an Asia Times piece titled,“How al-Qaeda got to rule in Tripoli:”
carol

Orlando, FL

#839520 Jan 15, 2013
Grey Ghost wrote:
<quoted text>
I realize i'm beating an over aged dead horse here, but your leaders hyped and lied us into a war that they wanted and it will forever be their war. Bush-Cheney knew exactly what they were doing and also their real intentions, they also knew that Iraq was of no threat to us. Most that voted for the action in Iraq were persuaded either by pressure or the mood of the nation so shortly after 911, and Bush preyed on that. Your war, you own it PERIOD.
Clinton signed a piece of legislation that was passed by an overwhelming majority in Congress specifically stating it was the policy of the United States to remove Saddam Hussein and his regime from power.

http://www.iraqwatch.org/government/US/Legisl...

That was even before 9/11.
carol

Orlando, FL

#839521 Jan 15, 2013
carol from orlando wrote:
This man is dangerous, MARK MY WORDS!!!!!
Oh great, the other one now. It's charming how the slugs come out of the woodwork once the good people start conversing intelligently. I suppose I'lll just have to tolerate this until Topix-mods decide to do something about it - which appears to be never.
yop

France

#839522 Jan 15, 2013
America has a too much nasty foreign policy.triggering war everywhere in the poo country invoved terrorism.we shan t be surprised if attacks like these of the world trade center rise in the future.

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