Barack Obama, our next President

Full story: Hampton Roads Daily Press

"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 ...
Comments
785,641 - 785,660 of 1,100,505 Comments Last updated 5 min ago

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#853026 Feb 3, 2013
History 101 wrote:
<quoted text>
Just sharing what's out there. You decide.
However, this is also out there. Again, you decide.
The Fed’s ongoing bond purchases have helped lower interest rates and pumped newly created money into the economy helping support an economic recovery.
Stocks in Europe had been trading down slightly but moved higher after the U.S. non-farm payrolls figures roughly met market expectations.
Relief rallies on staving off the so-called “fiscal cliff” faded in Europe and the U.S. after the Fed minutes Thursday showed that officials were divided about how long to continue its extraordinary stimulus measures.
So, do you think the Feds printing more money is the solution to this economy?
Or will it devalue the dollar sooner than later?
Serious question.
Serious answer:

I have no doubt that both parties are actively and in concert working towards monetizing the debt, an action that has historically led to financial catastrophes like the '08 crash. That we've only had tiny flirtations with deflation tells me that inflation may only be held at bay by the frigidity of the credit market and that once that market thaws completely inflation will take off. I'd expect it to resemble the 70's only worse.

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#853027 Feb 3, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Dumbass Dave really getting desperate.
Now, even the leftwing media (like Chuck Todd) are heavily criticizing Hagel for being totally unprepared in his testimony, to the point of being unaware of Obama policy on Iran.
From someone who just ran from an issue & changed the subject?
NWaxman

United States

#853028 Feb 3, 2013
Not Surprized! ROTFLMAO!
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#853029 Feb 3, 2013
Looks like yet another Democrat coward went berzerk and killed some people:

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/02/03/navy-sea...

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#853030 Feb 3, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Unfortunately there is some truth in what you say, because the Republicans are too easily manipulated by the media.
Libertarian Party might be better if they favored spending cuts instead of massive tax increases to balance the budget. Alas, their chief spokesperson says that is not the case, that spending cannot be cut.
Don't put words in my mouth. I asked you for evidence that either party took spending cuts seriously. Lacking any sort of meaningful spending reduction proposals or actions the only choice is to increase revenues because I consider theft immoral especially when compared to just doing without. Since you and your type can't do without you should at least have to pay for what you get.

Since: Nov 09

Pharr, TX

#853031 Feb 3, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
<quoted text>
Typically the right whines about government giveaways:
The correct answer to getting "a Knee-Joint Replacement or Lung Transplant on a feeble 90 year old" is whether the 90 year old or their family can pay for the procedure themselves. To the delusional right, having to pay for something themselves instead of the government paying for is akin to a death sentence.
Friggin' welfare queens.
You're wasting your time, logic sails right over their heads. Probably the dumbest argument against Obamacare is that a panel was created to deny coverage for some "necessary" procedure. These morons are so clueless that they expect us to pretend that no medical procedure was ever denied in the past for ANY reason!
So NotwaxNotSurNuts

Pompano Beach, FL

#853032 Feb 3, 2013
Not Surprized slobberer wrote:
Not Surprized! ROTFLMAO!
Not Surprized! ROTFLMAO!

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#853033 Feb 3, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Trying visiting elderly parents/in-laws/relatives at a senior citizen condo development, where exterminators are a constant presence and the "cultural diversity" is non-existent. Almost everybody is from New York.
Not diversity within the condo ghettos. The NY Jew oldsters lead to Jewish delis as Cuban refugees lead to Cuban restaurants. Good eatin' in S. FL.
NWaxman

United States

#853034 Feb 3, 2013
When my banishment is over and topix lets me register again I want to start fresh with a new avatar. Tossing a couple of pics around in my brain cell, any thoughts? I came up with these, don't know,, feedback anyone?

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mceycyu1db1...

http://media.avclub.com/images/338/338045/16x...
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#853035 Feb 3, 2013
History 101 wrote:
<quoted text>
More video of celebration over the Ambassador's dead body.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =ZuTHmLEy5BEXX
Same people who dragged him onto the streets.
Hillary was still saying it was a spontaneous mob attack based on a video even after the Cheerleading Squad, NBC, reported the White House knew it was a terrorist attack within two days.
So who you gonna believe? Hillary?
Look at the video. Even if Hillary didn't make he comment about people dragging the Ambassador's body to safety, the people in this video are cheering when they dragged his body out of a building and onto the streets.
Hillary lied once to us about a video and spontaneous mob.
So, I ask again, who are you going to believe? Hillary?
The ambassador's body was pulled from the burning consulate and taken by vehicle to a nearby hospital where attempts to revive were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead by a medical doctor.

One more time, there were no streets convenient to the consulate building. Dragging through the streets is a fkn lie.

The CIA base learned later on that the ambassador's body was at the hospital, retrieved it and sent it along to Dover with Smith and the two who died defending the CIA base.

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#853036 Feb 3, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
The testimony by Hagel was less than reassuring as to his qualifications for the job.
Well, if he was up for the post of Executive Dancing Bear I'd agree. The performance, as all politics in this country have become, was just a show.

"We won't block your nomination if you'll let us beat the crap out of you for a few hours on national television. It'll give us a chance to get the idea that Iraq wasn't a colossal foreign policy failure on the record."

-Sen. John McCain to former Sen. Chuck Hagel

[paraphrased]

“It's all about the struggle”

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#853037 Feb 3, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
<quoted text>
Typically the right whines about government giveaways:
The correct answer to getting "a Knee-Joint Replacement or Lung Transplant on a feeble 90 year old" is whether the 90 year old or their family can pay for the procedure themselves. To the delusional right, having to pay for something themselves instead of the government paying for is akin to a death sentence.
Friggin' welfare queens.
Medicare is not a handout. People who qualify for it have already paid for it. I believe the original comments were about crappy Medicare coverage.

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#853038 Feb 3, 2013
History 101 wrote:
<quoted text>
More video of celebration over the Ambassador's dead body.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =ZuTHmLEy5BEXX
Same people who dragged him onto the streets.
Hillary was still saying it was a spontaneous mob attack based on a video even after the Cheerleading Squad, NBC, reported the White House knew it was a terrorist attack within two days.
So who you gonna believe? Hillary?
Look at the video. Even if Hillary didn't make he comment about people dragging the Ambassador's body to safety, the people in this video are cheering when they dragged his body out of a building and onto the streets.
Hillary lied once to us about a video and spontaneous mob.
So, I ask again, who are you going to believe? Hillary?
Who told you they were "cheering"???

I hear a lot of shouting and see concerned faces. If they were "cheering" wouldn't you expect more smiles?

Somebody told you they were cheering so that's what you see because you're a good little soldier in the fight for what's right (no matter how wrong it is).
NWaxman

United States

#853039 Feb 3, 2013
I cant stop posting about Not Surprized, guess you might call me obsessed. That's one of the reasons I'm confined to the maximum security area on my psych ward. I will try not to do it. I will stick with trying to make myself feel better by just judging your posts. But I can't promise anyone it will last.
Popeyes Chicken

Brooklyn, NY

#853040 Feb 3, 2013
I am the ambasator of deep fried chicken! Good day sir and may your fecals be loose and your bowls be winded.
So NotwaxNotSurNuts

Pompano Beach, FL

#853041 Feb 3, 2013
NWaxman wrote:
When Not Surprized's rejected woman banishment is over and topix lets it register again it wants to start fresh with a new avatar. Tossing a couple of pics around in its brain cell, any thoughts? It came up with these, don't know,, feedback anyone?
http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mceycyu1db1...
http://media.avclub.com/images/338/338045/16x...
Not Surprized! ROTFLMAO!

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#853042 Feb 3, 2013
History 101 wrote:
<quoted text>
If you don't have a problem with a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute whose purpose is to carry out “comparative clinical effectiveness research,” defined in the law as evaluating and comparing “health outcomes” and “clinical effectiveness, risks and benefits” of two or more medical treatments or services...you're just waving your sign.
Doesn't matter what nickname someone gave it.
If you don't meet the criteria of receiving medical services or treatment based on "clinical effectiveness, risks and benefits", you're probably going to die.
"you're probably going to die."

... unless you're willing to pay for those services yourself. That's the bit that eludes y'all. Yes, I'm fine with the government putting limits on how much money you can take out of my pocket to pay for your medical services; actuaries for my private medical insurance have always done the same.

Bottom line is y'all just think the government has or should have an endless supply of wealth when it comes to your own welfare.
So NotwaxNotSurNuts

Pompano Beach, FL

#853043 Feb 3, 2013
NWaxman wrote:
Rejected Not Surprized cant stop posting about being rejected, guess you might call it obsessed. That's one of the reasons I'm confined to the maximum security area on my psych ward. It will try not to do it. It will stick with trying to make itself feel better by just judging any mens posts. But It can't promise anyone it will last.
Not Surprized! ROTFLMAO!

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#853044 Feb 3, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
1.6 Self-Defense
The only legitimate use of force is in defense of individual rights — life, liberty, and justly acquired property — against aggression. This right inheres in the individual, who may agree to be aided by any other individual or group. We affirm the individual right recognized by the Second Amendment to keep and bear arms, and oppose the prosecution of individuals for exercising their rights of self-defense. We oppose all laws at any level of government requiring registration of, or restricting, the ownership, manufacture, or transfer or sale of firearms or ammunition.
More evidence that y'all aren't already libertarians 'cause you think the Bill of Rights only has one amendment and just think its strange that they called it the "2nd".

Now try selling the same poster on a strictly defensive military as provided by the Constitution. That's usually where y'all break down and go the big government route.

Just ask Carol.

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#853045 Feb 3, 2013
History 101 wrote:
<quoted text>
She excused the coverup throughout the entire article.
"Republicans have since pounced on Rice’s comments, saying that she had misled the public. Their outrage sparked calls for an investigation into whether politics played a role.
"A senior intelligence official told NBC News that members of the intelligence community changed the reference from al-Qaida to 'extremists'”.
There was no outrage on the part of NBC or Ms. Mitchell as to why there was a coverup.
Only if it had been a Republican in the White House.
It was a news report, not an op-ed. That's one of the Fox-bot's problems, if the reportage doesn't also tell them what to think then it just isn't good coverage.

Tell me when this thread is updated: (Registration is not required)

Add to my Tracker Send me an email

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Chicago Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Israeli troops begin Gaza pullout as Hamas decl... (Jan '09) 3 min TRD 68,379
IL Illinois Governor Recall Amendment (Oct '10) 26 min newpoly 1,910
Word (Dec '08) 46 min andet1987 4,656
BARACK OBAMA BIRTH CERTIFICATE: Suit contesting... (Jan '09) 48 min Jacques from Ottawa 177,408
Messianic Jews say they are persecuted in Israel (Jun '08) 1 hr Rick Moss 68,994
Topix Chitown Regulars (Aug '09) 2 hr edogxxx 97,938
ISIS Plans to Blow Up an Entire American City a... 2 hr Heisenberg 44
•••
•••

Chicago Jobs

•••
Enter and win $5000
•••
•••

Chicago People Search

Addresses and phone numbers for FREE

•••

Chicago News, Events & Info

Click for news, events and info in Chicago
•••

Personal Finance

Mortgages [ See current mortgage rates ]
•••