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

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#851505 Jan 31, 2013
Homer 2016 wrote:
dem you own the afternoon, well done, you have the baggers on the run, Flack run don't walk as fast as you can down to Jerry's.
I haven't seen a beatdown like this since Peppy met up with that old woman in Hong Kong.
You actually read dem's posts? You're further gone than I thought.
Need Advice

San Diego, CA

#851506 Jan 31, 2013
My doctor has given me bewteen 3 to 6 months to live due to cancer. I owe the IRS $358,467.00 I have explained to them I don't have the money and will be dying soon. They said they would seize my body at death and will not release it to my family until my taxes are paid, is this something they can really do?
Truth is no SIN

Bronx, NY

#851507 Jan 31, 2013
THE LYING BLACK SELL-OUTS BOOT LICKING POS When print or broadcast news outlets grab a compelling story, only to distract attention away from what the public needs to know, that's called “burying the lead.” That's what Melissa Harris-Perry did in her Jan. 26 segment on whether the nationwide wave of public school closings were “racist” or not.

Melissa Harris-Perry Buries The Lead Story on National Wave of Public School Closings

by BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon

Melissa Harris-Perry devoted an eight minute segment of her January 26 MSNBC show to the question of whether the current wave of public school closings, indisputably concentrated in poor black and brown communities across the nation, was racist. She had four panelists on the segment, only one of whom seemed connected to and knowledgeable about the issue, a New York City parent.

They batted the thing around, and all pretty much agreed that it was a dirty shame, a tragic waste closing hundreds of public schools in places like New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, destructive to most ideas of community, and that yeah, it probably was indeed racist. Harris-Perry called it an “epidemic” of school closures. She noted that neighborhoods identify especially with their high schools, and closing them violates the integrity of communities.

Both Harris-Perry and the NYC parent activist brought up the proliferation of high-stakes tests which judged urban teachers and students as “failing” thus providing some of the immediate justification for the school closings, though this was something the discussion passed over rather than dwelled upon. The NYC activist declared that she and the Save Our Schools Coalition intended to be in DC during the coming week to press for recognition of the fact that school closings were racist, ask for a meeting with the president and for a national moratorium on school closures.

What Harris-Perry and her panelists failed to do was explain exactly ---- or even vaguely --- what's causing these racist school closures that are wrecking communities. Labeling them “racist” describes only a single symptom of the “epidemic” while telling us nothing about its cause. The host and panelists didn't mention the Obama administration's signature Race To The Top Program even once. For a show whose Twitter handle is #nerdland, this is a pretty significant omission.

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#851508 Jan 31, 2013
discordian wrote:
<quoted text>
People died
Obama lied
an al quada attack on his watch, guilty
What lie did Obama tell that caused the attack on Benghazi?

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#851509 Jan 31, 2013
DBWaiter wrote:
<quoted text>
What's, a chair, Alex?
In the English language, it's "What's a chair, Alex?"
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#851511 Jan 31, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
I believe the email is posted at the daily caller if you want to look at it.
In those e-mails, the tipster repeatedly puts off in-person or telephone meetings with both Chavez, and reporters from Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington and ABC News. He also resists their attempts to establish direct contact with the alleged prostitutes.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-poli...

because we wouldn't want Bob to get charged with a crime???

oh please. we'll never know the name of the 'tipster'. but nonetheless on the word of 'someone' you guys will never let it go.

does anyone wonder why the GOP thinks it needs a rebrand? there's a perfect example.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#851512 Jan 31, 2013
RepubliCLOWNS wrote:
<quoted text> thanks for your update scumbag.
Will we see nuc today?
Truth is no SIN

Bronx, NY

#851514 Jan 31, 2013
Harris-Perry is far too intelligent not to know that Obama's Race To The Top policies are deliberately, not accidentally driving the wave of school closings, or that President Obama is deep in the pocket of the charter school sugar daddies. She knows too that there are deep connections between the money spent on the warfare state and bank bailouts and the money available to support public education. And she's well aware that nobody's career has ever been harmed by supporting the policies of a sitting president, no matter how vile (or even racist) those policies might be.

The black political class, based as it is on the fiction that it “represents” an underprivileged minority defined by race, is perfectly willing to entertain a shallow discussion of whether school closings are “racist.” But explaining to her audience where the pressure for high stakes testing, for school closures, for teacher firings, for turning public schools into profitable low-cost holding tanks are coming from --- if it means disagreeing with the First Black President, it ain't gonna happen.

If corporate school reform was something Republicans and Democrats disagreed on --- if elected Republicans were doing it and elected Democrats were against it, Melissa Harris-Perry might see fit to focus real intellectual wattage on the subject, and truly inform her audience. She and her guests have no trouble cackling at evil Republicans. But when the evil is bipartisan, and a black Democrat in the White House, her career is more important than the truth. She knows the microphone and the audience ain't hers either, it's MSNBC's. If she doesn't tow the line, maybe they'll give Michael Eric Dyson a show instead, he'll know how to stay in his lane.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#851516 Jan 31, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
If these charges prove to be true, Democrats will force him out.
Unlike Republicans with the "wide Stance" Senator & Vitters.
yeah... right....

Barney Frank can throw his male page off his New York hotel balcony and run a male prostitution racket out of his house and be the Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee because he's a Democrat.

Menendez is hispanic. You can have video footage of him clubbing baby seals and making demo videos for NAMBLA and the Democrats won't touch him.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#851517 Jan 31, 2013
Emails show FBI investigating Sen. Bob Menendez for sleeping with underage Dominican prostitutes

The documents, which The Daily Caller had obtained hours earlier from an anonymous source.....

http://dailycaller.com/2013/01/25/emails-show...
Truth is no SIN

Bronx, NY

#851518 Jan 31, 2013
Like boxers instructed at the beginning of every fight to “protect yourselves at all times”, MHP knows her obligation is to protect the Democratic party elite, and the president, and to protect millions of voters who supported Barack Obama and his party from knowing what they really voted for. In this case that meant drawing attention away from the charter school profiteers and sugar daddies, and their intimate ties with this president, his secretary of education, and a whole layer of Democratic and often black politicians. So where the lead story on school closings should have on what's causing the public school closings, who's pushing and profiting from the public school closings, who is resisting those forces and how we can stop school closings and protect public education, Melissa Harris-Perry buried that lead. She just pronounced it all a hot racist mess, and hosted a rambling and pointless discussion about an “epidemic” without pointing to preventions, treatments or cures. What a waste. PERRY IS AN ELITE WHO DOESN'T BLACKS TO HAVE A VOICE

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#851519 Jan 31, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
Would that be a Janet Napolitano terrorist, or a real terrorist?
It didn't say. Probably both.

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#851520 Jan 31, 2013
Truth is no SIN wrote:
A lot of what we say and do becomes habit-forming. Groundhog Day 2013 could serve as a reminder that some political habits should be kicked. Here are a few:
**“Defense budget”
No, it’s not a defense budget. It’s a military budget.
But countless people and organizations keep saying they want to cut “the defense budget” or reduce “defense spending.”
Anyone who wants to challenge the warfare state should dispense with this misnomer. We don’t object to “defense”— what we do oppose, vehemently, is military spending that has nothing to do with real defense and everything to do with killing people, enforcing geopolitical control and making vast profits for military contractors. And no, they’re not “defense contractors.”
President Eisenhower’s farewell address didn’t warn against a “defense-industrial complex.”
The fact that there’s something officially called the Department of Defense — formerly the Department of War, until 1947 — doesn’t make its huge budget a “defense budget,” any more than renaming the Bureau of Prisons “the Bureau of Love” would mean we should talk about wanting to cut the “love budget.”
**“Pro-life”
Last week, midway through a heated debate on the PBS “NewsHour,” the president of NARAL Pro-Choice America said that some politicians get elected while hiding their extreme anti-abortion positions — but would be rejected at the ballot box “if they ran on their pro-life values.”
“Pro-life” values? Not a label that abortion-rights advocates should use for opponents of a woman’s right to choose an abortion. One of the main reasons those opponents keep calling themselves “pro-life” is they want to imply that supporters of abortion rights are anti-life. Why help?
**“Globalization”
In many realms, globalization can be positive, even essential. For instance, wonderful results flow from globalizing solidarity among workers around the world. Likewise, the planetary spread of awareness and cooperation among people taking action to protect the environment, stop human-rights abuses and end war.
Corporate globalization is another matter. Its destructive effects are lashing every continent with voracious commercialization along with exploitive races to the bottom for cheap labor, extraction of raw materials, privatization, flattening of protective tariffs, overriding of national laws that protect workers and replacement of democratic possibilities with the rule of big money.
Putting “corporate” before “globalization” may seem cumbersome, but it’s worth another three syllables. There’s a world of difference between globalization for human cooperation and corporate globalization. Blurring it all together misses the chance to clarify the distinct possibilities.
I like it except for the indictment of corporate globalization. Especially the bit about the misnomer: "pro-life". What a crock, a leftover from an old ad campaign.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#851521 Jan 31, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
See I knew you would run from it.
Pathetic.
You seem to be delusional. I'll bring you back to reality. Here's the post again, just for your reference:

It seems even you can't even deduce a simple source of money from that article. All that is required to answer the question is a simple source of money. Who is going to pay?

Where will the money come from to pay for Obama's government?

It's a simple question. A simple source of money will suffice for the answer. What is the source of money stated in your reference?
If it's too complicated for you to understand, then why would you realistically expect the average person in the population to understand?

Where will the money come from to pay for Obama's government?
Truth is no SIN

Bronx, NY

#851522 Jan 31, 2013
TO BLACK TO STRONG TO LIE FOR LIB LILLY KKK JIM CROW DEMS AND THEIR LAP DOGS SAMMIE AND QUIMBIE,Like boxers instructed at the beginning of every fight to “protect yourselves at all times”, MHP knows her obligation is to protect the Democratic party elite, and the president, and to protect millions of voters who supported Barack Obama and his party from knowing what they really voted for. In this case that meant drawing attention away from the charter school profiteers and sugar daddies, and their intimate ties with this president, his secretary of education, and a whole layer of Democratic and often black politicians. So where the lead story on school closings should have on what's causing the public school closings, who's pushing and profiting from the public school closings, who is resisting those forces and how we can stop school closings and protect public education, Melissa Harris-Perry buried that lead. She just pronounced it all a hot racist mess, and hosted a rambling and pointless discussion about an “epidemic” without pointing to preventions, treatments or cures. What a waste.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#851523 Jan 31, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
In those e-mails, the tipster repeatedly puts off in-person or telephone meetings with both Chavez, and reporters from Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington and ABC News. He also resists their attempts to establish direct contact with the alleged prostitutes.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-poli...
because we wouldn't want Bob to get charged with a crime???
oh please. we'll never know the name of the 'tipster'. but nonetheless on the word of 'someone' you guys will never let it go.
does anyone wonder why the GOP thinks it needs a rebrand? there's a perfect example.
How will you feel if this turns out to be more than just allegations?

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#851524 Jan 31, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>How could they know what weapons the mob had in its hands BEFORE the attack? Carol, you ignorant slut, why don't you just offer all your integrity up on a silver platter to the fictional historian Orally, and quit slandering a good public servant with your lies.(We've all seen that you're none too bright, but no one is this mislead without his consent.)
There was no mob, dupe.
The video of Al Qaeda killing Americans was watched real-time in the White House. Everyone in the White House knew there was no mob. That lie Obama was pushing got shoved up his ass pretty far. That's why he stopped pushing that lie after two weeks.
Simply put, there was no mob. Obama was lying.
RepubliCLOWNS

United States

#851525 Jan 31, 2013
discordian wrote:
Topix libs/nazis/fascists are sooooo stupid.
starting with republicans' failed policies and unwillingness to bring this country forward, keep supporting the party of failure nitwitt, you will never get anywhere unless you're filthy rich.

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#851526 Jan 31, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
This is interesting.
Is Obama white, or black?
I can smell what comes next.

Did Real Brother get racial reassignment surgery and come back as a racist, white midget?

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#851527 Jan 31, 2013
RealDave wrote:
NASA _ Global Warming
http://climate.nasa.gov/causes
NASA? Isn't that the government dept. run by the Boy Messiah's boy Charles F. Bolden, Jr.? The guy who said upon his appointment that the first thing he'd like to do is pursue racist politics by apologizing to Muslims and hire more of them?

Puhleeeze. Don't tell me that NASA is trying to be Politically Correct to make the Jerk-In-Chief happy!

Global Warming? Must be hurting Muslims so we gotta fix it,eh?

Credibility can't be manufactured, ImaginaryDave. At least not REAL credibility.

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