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

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#843365 Jan 20, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
Thank you for proving my point!!
Didn't take long!!
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Your point....hmmmm....your point...that the NAACP is a national/international racist organization?

Well...gee, sucka,....Your Welcome!
Topic Reminder Service

New Britain, CT

#843367 Jan 20, 2013
Topic Reminder Service (TRS) is a publicly-funded non-political organization founded to update Forum Users with accurate factual reminders. This particular Topic could be - indeed has been - deemed out-of-date or "dead" since November 4th, 2008. However, persuant of common OPINION, it has remained one of the more-popular Topix to this day. At this point in time, over four years after the topic's origin and considering none of the facts will change for another four years (making for an estimated eight-year lifecycle), TRS is presenting the following reminders of FACT-

Barack Hussein Obama II is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office. Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he was president of the Harvard Law Review.

Born in Honolulu, Hawaii USA on August 4, 1961, he served three terms representing the 13th District in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004, running unsuccessfully for the United States House of Representatives in 2000.

He began his presidential campaign in 2007, and in 2008, after a close primary campaign against Hillary Rodham Clinton, he won sufficient delegates in the Democratic party primaries to receive the presidential nomination. He then defeated Republican nominee John McCain in the general election, and was inaugurated as president on January 20, 2009. Nine months later, Obama was named the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

Obama was re-elected president in November 2012, defeating Republican nominee Mitt Romney. He is the first two-term Democrat POTUS since Franklin D. Roosevelt to win two presidential elections with a majority of the popular vote.

On February 17, 2009, Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, a $787,000,000,000 economic stimulus package aimed at helping the economy recover from the deepening worldwide recession, thereby continuing an economic aid policy first instituted under the preceding (Republican) President George W. Bush.

Domestic policy items include the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act AKA Obama Care, signed into law on March 23, 2010. In May 2012, he became the first sitting U.S. president to publicly support legalizing same-sex marriage. Sixteen years earlier, in 1996 as a candidate for the Illinois state senate, Obama had said that he was in favor of same.

Notable foreign policy items include the draw-down of troops in Afghanistan and the end of military operations in Iraq as of August 31, 2010. On March 16, 2011, he authorized the U.S. Military to engage in air strikes against Libya's governmental air defense capabilities in order to protect civilians and enforce a no-fly zone. On May 1, 2011, Obama authorized a "surgical raid" by United States Navy SEALs in Abbottabad, Pakistan, resulting in the death of international terrorist and al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and the seizure of papers, computer drives and disks from bin Laden's compound.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#843368 Jan 20, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
Christian Sabbath
Barack Obama has officially been sworn in for his second term as US president in a small ceremony at the White House.
Mr Obama took the oath in the Blue Room to meet the 20 January date set out in the US Constitution.
Given this fell on a Sunday, a public inauguration with pomp and circumstance will take place on Monday.
Vice-President Joe Biden was sworn in for a second term at a small ceremony at his official residence earlier on Sunday morning.
Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts administered the oath of office to Mr Obama, witnessed by First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Sasha and Malia as well as some family members and reporters.
Resting his hand on a Bible used for many years by his wife's family, Mr Obama vowed "to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States".
He will repeat those words during Monday's public inauguration, in which he will also set out his plans for the next four years.
Mr Biden will also repeat his oath publicly on Monday
&NR =1

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There is a Sucker born every minute, Sucker.

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Yeah

Mililani, HI

#843370 Jan 20, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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Evasion and diversion are your premier talents.
lol! How odd son. You brought up Annenberg Foundation and I simply posted more facts you ignored.

Seems to me you're the one doing the duck and dodge dance there!

Don't you just hate it when your point blows up in your face all by itself and you were the one who lit the fuse? Makes you look pretty stupid doesn't it?

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#843372 Jan 20, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
Only a real perv would wish to inspect his dirty underpants!!
You're sick!!
You can't handle the truth!!
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You've been inspecting yours since you were born. Doing
self-colonoscopies are dangerous, Dood. Talk about introspection!

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#843373 Jan 20, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! Funny how you concentrate on "sayings" instead of the facts... you know, like the Annenberg Foundation is a conservative development!
And it's clear you started your duck, dodge and dive routine as soon as it was brought up to you... by a non conservative!
Curious how you bitch and moan for looking stupid!
This particular "saying" applies to you as a matter of fact.

Truth hurts and that's why you avoid it at all costs.

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#843377 Jan 20, 2013
Waxman wrote:
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If you weren't such a moron, I wouldn't have to explain it to you.
- Self-defense
- Famers (if you really lived in Texas, and not Michigan, you would know why)
- The Second Ammendment
- Target shooting
- Collections/Hobby
- To keep lying, lowlife liberals like you off my propery
I don't expect you to own up to your lie, but it's there for all to see:
http://www.topix.com/forum/chicago/TI79GCO8VK...
Weasel...
When did I ever say "guns are okay as long as they are used to kill people." - provide the link, liar.
Lying Weasel
Lying Weasel
Lying Weasel
Lying Weasel
"Waxman"
Get to hell off this thread!!! "nutsucker" just said he ran you off, again. We all know "nutsucker" is a liar, it does not have to be proven again.
Peace

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#843379 Jan 20, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
Support bacteria - they're the only culture people like you have.
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Of course I support bacterial cultures. They're great for the skin, the intestinal tract and the immune system.

Apparently, you are without culture. Your entire being has been stripped sterile by Liberalism. A man without a culture.

Hey, maybe the NAACP can help you with that!

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#843381 Jan 20, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>They're ashamed of their legacy and the despair and destruction they left behind.
You showed no shame whatsoever when the ER crew had to pull out that dead Gerbil with ice tongs. You have no shame and yet you preach about it to others?

Hypocrite.

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#843384 Jan 20, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! How odd son. You brought up Annenberg Foundation and I simply posted more facts you ignored.
Seems to me you're the one doing the duck and dodge dance there!
Don't you just hate it when your point blows up in your face all by itself and you were the one who lit the fuse? Makes you look pretty stupid doesn't it?
You still won't relinquish, eh?

Stupid is, Stupid does.

Above all else, be true onto thine own self.

You're Stupid so act like it. Admirable:]

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#843389 Jan 20, 2013
American Lady wrote:
Can An Oath Of Office Be Treason?
Today, we have three problems:
1. Swearing on the Bible as above with no intention of upholding that solemn promise. The current President actually believes the Constitution is “dead for all practical purposes”(as stated to Vladimir Putin in 2009.) Too many public servants take the oath as a rite of passage with no binding responsibilities. That must change. Now!...
http://www.westernjournalism.com/can-an-oath-...
Along with his new "license plates" for the motorcade ...
Taxation WITHOUT Representation ...
Sign of the FUTURE!
Taxation without representation license plate is a DC thing.
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#843390 Jan 20, 2013
OldRaider wrote:
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Someone explain to this moron that he just got schooled.
So that's your way out. Some childish remark? What a weasel.

Zzzzzz.

OldRaider lies again, the acts like a child when proven a scumbag liar.

So textbook liberal.

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#843391 Jan 20, 2013
maddmaxx7 wrote:
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Did Liberals Cause the Sub-Prime Crisis?
Apr 7, 2008... housing crisis is "the direct result of thirty years of government policy that has
forced banks to make bad loans to un-creditworthy borrowers.
prospect.org/article/did-liberals-cause-sub-p...
Let's try again davey, why would the Dingus Dave Mortgage co. make loans to umworthy borrowers it had no reasonable expectation that would get re paid?
Until you answer that, you have no credibility, your head is firmly ensconced in denial land.
Here is where you are wrong.

The CRA said banks needed to use a portion of their profits to help those in the local communities. For some that wanted a mortgage but could not afford the payments under the standard interest, banks would offer a mortgage with a lower rate. The buyers STILL HAD TO SHOW THEY COULD AFFORD THOSE PAYMENTS.

John Galt

Temecula, CA

#843392 Jan 20, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Banks were never forced to make bad loans.
Didn't your source write a book about the great cancer scam defending big tobacco. Paid by tobacco companies.
and really blaming ACORN. Pathetic
Require 20% cash down and there will be very few bad loans.
American Lady

Danville, KY

#843393 Jan 20, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Taxation without representation license plate is a DC thing.
for now ...
American Lady

Danville, KY

#843394 Jan 20, 2013
WHAT of ...
sign of the > FUTURE <
did you NOT understand ...

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#843395 Jan 20, 2013
'Season ticket on a one-way ride'
dem

Chicago, IL

#843397 Jan 20, 2013
The West Point think tank known as the Combating Terrorism Center has issued a paper on the dangers posed by the far right in this country, specifically people who espouse “civil activism, individual freedoms and self-government,” and says that these people tend to be anti-federalist, white supremacist, and fundamentalist in their views.

According to the paper, liberalism, including that which is seen in other developed nations, looks forward to the future, while conservative movements, especially those here, look backward and cling to an idealized version of history. They also hold a belief that the government is inherently tyrannical and given to intruding on civil and constitutional rights as much as they can. According to the paper, these people initiated 350 attacks in 2011.

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dem

Chicago, IL

#843398 Jan 20, 2013
One of the core issues with the extreme right is that while they espouse individual freedom and like to try and spread fear regarding the government’s activities, they also seem to believe in a type of authoritarianism—one of the very things they profess to loathe in government—that includes a strong resistance to authority from what they view as “outgroups,” namely blacks and women, unions, and more.

They also seem to view the Constitution as a static document, unchanging despite the way society has changed over the last 230 years, and want laws made and judges to rule based on the original intent of the document. Here’s the issue with that: When it comes to the 2nd Amendment (for example), the original intent of the amendment was to preserve slavery. The words,“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State…” refer to the freedom of white men in the southern states to own slaves, and to police those slaves with their militias as they saw fit. The original intent was not to ensure the people’s freedom from a tyrannical government, which is what every gun-rights activist espouses today.
dem

Chicago, IL

#843399 Jan 20, 2013
Given that slavery hasn’t existed here for more than 150 years, the original intent of the 2nd Amendment is not applicable to today’s society. The extreme right, however, would argue that we are becoming slaves of the government, if we aren’t already, with anecdotes and paranoia fueling their claims.

According to an article published on CNN in August 2012, eight attacks perpetrated by extreme right-wingers have been carried out in the U.S. since 9/11 (though the study by the West Point think tank does say 350 just in 2011), compared with four carried out by Islamic jihadists. It makes mention, however, of more than 50 attacks by white supremacists that resulted in 7 deaths, though it was concluded that these were racially motivated and not political acts.

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