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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NotSurprizednucu lurOption

Pompano Beach, FL

#850003 Jan 29, 2013
Not Surprized wrote:
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QUOTE who="Nostrilis Waxman"
I'm a mut. Sweedish, Scot, English, Irish, Dutch, French - great grandparents moved to the U.S.
QUOTE who="Waxman":
Did you graduate from an Ivy League in 3.5 years with a double major with a level of distinction far above others? I doubt it! Did you turn down a White House internship or was that not even on your radar?
http://www.topix.com/forum/source/lebanon-dai ...
Can you spell Mutt and Swedish for us, oh highly educated Ivy League scholar?
LOL!
Can you spell Not Surprized You Voted for the Incompetent Obama after being rejected by Waxman for years? LOL

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Truth is no SIN

Bronx, NY

#850004 Jan 29, 2013
The American political system continues to ignore President Eisenhower’s dour warning about the Military-Industrial Complex and embrace President Reagan’s happy “We’re No. 1” illusions. The long-term consequences of this choice have been devastating to most U.S. citizens and to the world.

Years ago I read a newspaper story about an elderly man who lived in an impoverished area of Cleveland, Ohio. The man was a friendless loner who seemed to have no caring family members. Neighbors had noticed his mail piling up on his porch, and, with no responses to knocks on the door, they called the police who broke into the man’s house.Our paranoid, militarized and heavily armed nation will probably ignore the lessons that should be obvious from that story. The arms race that financially bankrupted the Soviet Union and morally (and nearly financially) bankrupted the United States during the Cold War, was run at the expense of the sick, hungry, under-employed, homeless and desperate people everywhere, including many who were living, unnoticed, in our own neighborhoods and in our local ghettos on the other side of the tracks.

Mutual fear of the “other” caused the two Superpowers and their allies to spend obscene amounts of money on inedible and unnecessary weapons systems. The training of tens of millions of “kill or be killed” warriors who were both spiritually and emotionally deprived and deformed (often for the rest of their lives) inevitably weakened the moral integrity of the nation as well, all in the name of “national security.”

Contrary to what patriots who believe in American exceptionalism (and expect the rest of us to believe as well), America hasn’t been able to afford both guns and butter without borrowing money in order to keep that delusion going.

What they found is an allegory for our time, especially after another, peculiarly American school shooting, the latest one involving non-hunting weapons and the gunning down of 26 defenseless little children and staff members at an elementary school.

The withered old man was found dead in his bed, surrounded by rifles, pistols and guns of every description. Boxes of bullets and cartridges were stacked on the floor. He had a knife in his cold, dead hand and an actual harpoon was leaning against his refrigerator, which was empty. In a nation of plenty and with grocery stores in the man’s neighborhood, the well-armed man had starved to death.

He had fiercely exercised his precious Second Amendment rights but had ignored his neighbors, family and his health. He had apparently heard the National Rifle Association’s sermons about defending one’s property against intruders – by lethal means if necessary – but he had chosen to remove himself from civil society and starved to death, all alone in his well-defended room.

The man had wasted away, in a paranoid state, while “defending” himself against imaginary “others” who never did come to rob him. He had spent all of his money, including his Social Security and pension checks, on guns and ammunition, but he had spent nothing on food or life-sustaining activities. He was obsessed by the fear of burglars and thieves, and it had cost him his life.

And, what was perhaps a more tragic reality, he had been suspicious of his neighbors, all of whom were potential friends, although manywere probably keeping their distance from the crazy old man with the guns.

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NotSurprizednucu lurOption

Pompano Beach, FL

#850005 Jan 29, 2013
Not Surprized wrote:
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Yes, WAXTURDS!! The most highly educated and successful stalking sockpuppet shit show to ever troll on topix!! As he spends his day spamming a topix thread with judge it cartoons and misspelling difficult words like mutt. He's quite the success story, that WAXTURDS.
That would be YOU...ROTFLMAO!

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“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#850006 Jan 29, 2013
Homer 2016 wrote:
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Here's the story of a lovely lady
Who was bringing up three very lovely girls.
All of them had hair of gold, like their mother,
The youngest one in curls.
Here's the store, of a man named Brady,
Who was busy with three boys of his own,
They were four men, living all together,
Yet they were all alone.
Till the one day when the lady met this fellow
And they knew it was much more than a hunch,
That this group would somehow form a family.
That's the way we all became the Brady Bunch.
The Brady Bunch,
That's the way we all became the Brady Bunch.
The Brady Bunch.
America where are you now?
Don't you care about your sons and daughters?
Don't you know we need you now
We can't fight alone against the monster

Where was Obama when the White House gave the orders to the AC-130s and the Force Recon Marine unit in Sigonella to stand down and hang the Americans in Libya out to dry while they watched Al Qaeda kill them on the live video feed?

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Bronx, NY

#850007 Jan 29, 2013
THE OBAMAS AND FRIENDS America has been ruled by a powerful insider group of over-privileged, body-guarded, chauffeured and essentially conscienceless Wall Street elites who live in gated communities. They are also among the One Percenters who have been fingered by the Occupy Wall Street movement as the criminal culprits who created the financial mess America is in.

The so far unindicted and not yet behind bars One Percenters were responsible for the Great Recession, which may still become the 21st Century’s version of the Great Depression. The nefarious corporations that are responsible for the economic crash of 2008 have, with their ill-gotten gains, bought and paid for most of the major media and also many of the bribed politicians and judges, all of whom are faithfully serving their paymasters by helping to implement their agendas in statehouses around the nation.

Most of these pro-corporate political leaders (both un-elected and elected, including five of the nine U.S. Supreme Court justices) are dutifully promoting their greedy agendas. These traitors to real democracy only preach fiscal responsibility when the bottom lines of their paymasters are at risk, but they never seem to act when people in the lower 99 percent are in a financial crisis – including those needing jobs, healthcare, relief from Hurricane Sandy or protection from illegal foreclosures.

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Homer 2016

Bethlehem, PA

#850008 Jan 29, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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America where are you now?
Don't you care about your sons and daughters?
Don't you know we need you now
We can't fight alone against the monster
Where was Obama when the White House gave the orders to the AC-130s and the Force Recon Marine unit in Sigonella to stand down and hang the Americans in Libya out to dry while they watched Al Qaeda kill them on the live video feed?
Sitting on a park bench
eyeing little girls with bad intent.
Snot running down his nose
greasy fingers smearing shabby clothes.
Drying in the cold sun
Watching as the frilly panties run.
Feeling like a dead duck
spitting out pieces of his broken luck.

Sun streaking cold
an old man wandering lonely.
Taking time
the only way he knows.
Leg hurting bad,
as he bends to pick a dog-end
he goes down to the bog
and warms his feet.

Feeling alone
the army's up the rode
salvation à la mode and
a cup of tea.

Aqualung my friend
don't start away uneasy
you poor old sod, you see, it's only me.
Do you still remember
December's foggy freeze
when the ice that
clings on to your beard is
screaming agony.
And you snatch your rattling last breaths
with deep-sea-diver sounds,
and the flowers bloom like
madness in the spring.

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“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#850009 Jan 29, 2013
Homer 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>
Sitting on a park bench
eyeing little girls with bad intent.
Snot running down his nose
greasy fingers smearing shabby clothes.
Drying in the cold sun
Watching as the frilly panties run.
Feeling like a dead duck
spitting out pieces of his broken luck.
Sun streaking cold
an old man wandering lonely.
Taking time
the only way he knows.
Leg hurting bad,
as he bends to pick a dog-end
he goes down to the bog
and warms his feet.
Feeling alone
the army's up the rode
salvation à la mode and
a cup of tea.
Aqualung my friend
don't start away uneasy
you poor old sod, you see, it's only me.
Do you still remember
December's foggy freeze
when the ice that
clings on to your beard is
screaming agony.
And you snatch your rattling last breaths
with deep-sea-diver sounds,
and the flowers bloom like
madness in the spring.
Where was Obama when the White House gave the orders to the AC-130s and the Force Recon Marine unit in Sigonella to stand down and hang the Americans in Libya out to dry while they watched Al Qaeda kill them on the live video feed in the White House?
Brown Girl in the Ring

London, UK

#850010 Jan 29, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Look, dumb carol, nobody really wants to know about your personal life--pathetic or otherwise--but you can't "attest" for anyone but yourself, let alone George Dumbya Bush or your father...you keep tying that millstone around your neck minute by minute.


really funny
Truth is no SIN

Bronx, NY

#850011 Jan 29, 2013
SO LONG SAMBOS stay in your darkness and call yourself BLACK,you are not BLACK SAMBO you are DARK when you leave truth for personality and SWAGG you destroy possibilities, INORDER TO KNOW TRUTH YOU MUST FIRST BELIEVE THE IMPOSSIBLE OBAMA IS NO GOOD FOR BLACK PEOPLE OR THE POOR
Brown Girl in the Ring

London, UK

#850019 Jan 29, 2013
Truth is no SIN wrote:
Who’s in Charge? OBAMA THE 1%er
What is the eventual outcome of putting a society’s basic human needs last? Poor mental and physical health, poor educational opportunities, a poorly trained workforce, underemployment, drug use (both illicit and prescription), hopelessness, suicidality, homicidality, addictive behaviors (including gambling), domestic abuse, street gangs, prostitution, ignorance, malnutrition, desperation, poverty and, inevitably, anger at and a desire to retaliate against a system of government and corporate control that neglects its people and then shows no signs of remorse for having done so.
It shouldn’t surprise us that the Occupy Wall Street emerged and then was put down by the powers-that-be.
Are average Americans going to continue to be perpetually sickened and impoverished while blindly cheering our unaffordable #1 Military Superpower status? Are we going to continue to waste scarce resources on bankrupting wars and military occupations worldwide while refusing to make investments at home that would ensure a sustainable economy, a healthy planet and citizens whose physical and mental-health needs are met?
Are the weapons-makers, the gun-runners, the Pentagon, the FBI and the CIA (and the dozens of other intelligence agencies) really just expensive make-work jobs programs that protect the global investments of the obscenely-wealthy war-profiteering, multinational corporations that further impoverish the rest of society? Knowing that the “black box” budgets of the dozens of American intelligence agencies now approximate $1 trillion a year makes one wonder if our nation has a military or if our military has a nation.
Are we going to continue ignoring the fact that wasteful war-industry jobs cost twice as much to generate and fund as jobs in health care, education, infrastructure repair or green technology? Are we going to continue to allow excessive military spending at the expense of the disappearing middle-class and an expanding lower class?
Are we going to continue fearing the wrath of the 800-pound gorillas of the One Percent that intimidate and threaten us into silence and inaction? Or are we going to courageously organize and band together to refuse to cooperate with the One Percenters?
SuicidAlity??? You need to calm down and have a nice cup
of tea
NotSurprizednucu lurOption

Pompano Beach, FL

#850023 Jan 29, 2013
Not Surprized wrote:
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Can you spell Mutt and Swedish for us, oh highly educated Ivy League scholar?
LOL! You're ass is sucking wind again TURDS!!!
Hey! I hope you gave Not Suprized a great big kiss, so you can get over it already... ROTFLMAO!
NotSurprizednucu lurOption

Pompano Beach, FL

#850024 Jan 29, 2013
Not Suprized wrote:
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OK - I'll let you give me a kiss!
Will that make you happy?
ROTFLMAO !!!
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#850028 Jan 29, 2013
Eman wrote:
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You participate in that many threads? Do you want to take back your "wasted time" accusation?
It's hipaa, btw.
Glad you asked because I don't but enter through the Orlando Florida Forum which features much of the nonsense that appears on the political threads and all the bullsht that appears on the crazy ron threads. The crazy ron crew accounts for at least a third of all those posting here.

I know it's hipaa__aka known as hippa, tell me how the NRA is gonna make it go away.

You are getting dumber by the post pal.
Waxman

Chicago, IL

#850031 Jan 29, 2013
Not Surprized wrote:
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WAXTURDS, lol, for sure!
hillbilly fktard, for sure
Waxman

Amsterdam, Netherlands

#850032 Jan 29, 2013
Not Surprized wrote:
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WAXTURDS, lol, for sure!
Everyone is WAXTURDS. Did you look behind you? Watch out! WAXTURDS is there!
NotSurprizednucu lurOption

Pompano Beach, FL

#850033 Jan 29, 2013
Not Surprized wrote:
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Knock yourself out WAXTURDS!!
Why?... You're doing a great job all by yourself! Must have been that big sloppy kiss you finally got! ROTFLMAO!!!

Since: Nov 09

Pharr, TX

#850034 Jan 29, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Karl Rove backed up Bobby Jindal's commentary that the Republican party must "stop being the stupid party" Monday, telling Bill O'Reilly that he thinks Jindal "is right."
"The Republican party can't simply be in mindless opposition to Barack Obama. It has to offer a vision of the future that is attractive and compelling for Americans to associate with," Rove said, comparing the formulation to Daniel Patrick Moynihan's legendary 1970s essay urging Democrats to become the party of ideas.
Rove resisted O'Reilly's assertion that that meant the GOP needs to move more to the center, saying instead it needs to move away from "stupid things" like those said by Todd Akin and Richard Mourdock, and towards a clear definition of what the party stands for.
"Explain what you're for and be for something," Rove said. "We are a growth and opportunity party. We believe in limited government and cutting the deficit and restraining spending...We need to talk about what it is that we want to do for America, not simply what we want to stop President Obama from doing."
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/29/karl...
WOW, you hit a nerve with this one, waxturds/jimmy/goober... dumped 21 spams on you!
Looks like some Republicans are tired of being losers, present company excluded.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#850035 Jan 29, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Glad you asked because I don't but enter through the Orlando Florida Forum which features much of the nonsense that appears on the political threads and all the bullsht that appears on the crazy ron threads. The crazy ron crew accounts for at least a third of all those posting here.
I know it's hipaa__aka known as hippa, tell me how the NRA is gonna make it go away.
You are getting dumber by the post pal.
Got it.

No, it's not known as hippa. They didn't just throw letters together. Health insurance portability and accountability act. See, only 1 p. The nra is not going to make it go away and states have their own versions. I might be getting dumber, but I'm not the one making excuses for using the wrong acronym. Maybe less attention to insults and more attention to detail would help.

Since: Nov 09

Pharr, TX

#850036 Jan 29, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
But your Republiclowns have approved a framework for immigration reform.
Y'know, McCain, Graham, Rubio??
The newly converted??
Your own Party has declared your views 'irrelevant'.
Here on Topix, we've known that for a year.
So how long will it be before you become a reform supporter??
Your party has given you the order.
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Holy shit, waxturds/jimmy/goober... finally snapped. This one got 29 spams!!!!!!!!
dem

Chicago, IL

#850037 Jan 29, 2013
OldRaider wrote:
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WOW, you hit a nerve with this one, waxturds/jimmy/goober... dumped 21 spams on you!
Looks like some Republicans are tired of being losers, present company excluded.
Did I say you could speak, hillbilly teabag?

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