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

#854454 Feb 5, 2013
Slavery and the “Race” Notion (E11)
A question often asked by folks interested in the
A question often asked by folks interested in the history of the “race” notion is why Northern Whites fought for a “race” they considered inferior. The answer is that they did no such thing. In the Midwestern heartland of Abraham Lincoln’s new Republican party, voters opposed the spread of slavery precisely because they wanted to keep despised Blacks away. They wanted to preserve the United States a White man’s nation forever.

A mirror-image question is why Southerners fought to preserve slavery when so many were biracial. Again, the two issues are skewed. Most biracial slave traders believed slavery was good because, among other benefits, it led to genetic amalgamation (as in Iberia, Mexico, or Argentina), and so would lead to America rejecting the “race” notion.

It is hard to get your brain around these concepts because, when we were kids, we learned in school that slavery and “race” were somehow connected. And so, as adults, we are surprised to learn that whether a person supported the “race” notion is separate from whether he supported slavery. We automatically ascribe “racial” motives to slaveowners, and color-blind motives to abolitionists, because slavery and “race” go together in our minds. But slavery and “race” could be very differently related in the mind of a 19th century person. To see this, contrast the beliefs of Abraham Lincoln and Anna Kingsley.

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#854455 Feb 5, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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Director of Operations for the CIA’s Joint Task Force on Iraq
I wonder what the responsibilities for that job are....
Let's ask Valerie Plame. It was her last job before Robert Novak outed her.
Valerie Plame is responsible for any and all intelligence given to Bush on the status of WMD programs in Iraq prior to fighting the war the Arabs started there.
Director of Operations for the CIA’s Joint Task Force on Iraq.
The Task Force was to seek out & confirm intel that Iraq had WMD programs.

She was not responsible when Bush & Cheney utilized intel that had not been confirmed.

Like the aluminum tube story.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#854456 Feb 5, 2013
History 101 wrote:
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Let the record show that the texas coward known as DB refused to answer the question. Probably a marine.
What f**k*ng question? Probvably one you used to avoid answering a question about where Obama was when the White House ordered the Americans in Benghazi hung out to dry and watched Al Qaeda kill them on real-time video, or why Obama lied for two weeks covering up an Al Qaeda attack on the United States, or avoiding answering the question about where the money will come from to pay for Obama's government.
History 101

Orlando, FL

#854457 Feb 5, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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Ok. For the "special needs" people in the class, for the umpteenth time....
The Treasury Department isn't a source of money. The Treasury Department is a repository for money collected from a source of money.
Besides, there isn't any money in the Treasury Department because the Treasury Department is already 16.5 trillion dollars in debt.
If you're too ignorant to answer the question of where the money will come from to pay for Obama's government, just read a little when someone who actually knows what a source of money is might answer.
Where will the money come from to pay for Obama's government?
Marine Dude, he was makin' fun of you. I swear to god you prob'ly think Gomer Pile sumthin' a marine puss might aspire to be.

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#854458 Feb 5, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Yes. to my knowledge the government doesn't give oil companies any money other than when buying their products. In fact the federal government make twice as much on the oil companies product than do the oil companies. Not counting states and local taxes.
I get it.

If an oil company makes a billion dollars in profit, handing then $200,000 is a subsidy.

If an oil company makes a billion dollars in profit, handing them a $200,000 tax break is not.

Right whiner thinking at its best
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#854459 Feb 5, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Tax breaks are allowing people/companies to keep more of the money they earn. Not a subsidy. Only libtards would call allowing someone to keep the money they earn a subsidy.
You don't have a fkn clue pal__one day you're on here bitchn about subsidies for ethanol and the next day you're denying that oil companies are receiving the lions share of those.

One more time moron, "tax breaks on a grand scale amount to subsidies."

Since: Jul 11

Location hidden

#854460 Feb 5, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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What f**k*ng question? Probvably one you used to avoid answering a question about where Obama was when the White House ordered the Americans in Benghazi hung out to dry and watched Al Qaeda kill them on real-time video, or why Obama lied for two weeks covering up an Al Qaeda attack on the United States, or avoiding answering the question about where the money will come from to pay for Obama's government.
Can you enlighten us on why the Republican congress cut funding for the security of US embassies abroad and perhaps how Obama or his defence dept was going to change anything on the outcome when nearest support was 2 hrs away. Do you think they might have taken a time out to wait for the cavalry to arrive ? This crap is typical tea bagger white noise, it has no factual background just a bunch of fox news wannabe's.
History 101

Orlando, FL

#854461 Feb 5, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
What f**k*ng question? Probvably one you used to avoid answering a question about where Obama was when the White House ordered the Americans in Benghazi hung out to dry and watched Al Qaeda kill them on real-time video, or why Obama lied for two weeks covering up an Al Qaeda attack on the United States, or avoiding answering the question about where the money will come from to pay for Obama's government.
Boy, this like an Abbott an' Costello movie, you axed us if we had any questions. Then, I said, "Yes, marine pussy-boy, I have one since you axed, "Since the "war" in Iraq was a complete fabrication designed to allow the Bush Administration to funnel cash to its corporate family friends and those of Carlisle Group; and, given that we lost the war miserably after killing 600,000+ Iraqis for no reason, and given that there were never any weapons of mass destruction nor did anything remotely resembling democracy did we import with the bushels of cash we paid to the very people who were trying to kill us after we invaded their country, was the Surge a success or a failure. It's a yes or no question. "

Now. Befo' you dismiss my question as a rhetorical ploy, you need to consider how many times you axed you own rhetorical "questions" never expecting to get an answer. However, I expect an answer. A yes or no answer which is the same thing Senator McCain just demanded of Chuck Hagel. It's a simple question: in light of the plain as day accepted realities I described, was the Surge a success or a failure. It's a yes or no question, pussy-boy.

Since: Nov 09

Pharr, TX

#854463 Feb 5, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
Ok. For the "special needs" people in the class, for the umpteenth time....
The Treasury Department isn't a source of money. The Treasury Department is a repository for money collected from a source of money.
Besides, there isn't any money in the Treasury Department because the Treasury Department is already 16.5 trillion dollars in debt.
If you're too ignorant to answer the question of where the money will come from to pay for Obama's government, just read a little when someone who actually knows what a source of money is might answer.
Where will the money come from to pay for Obama's government?
Good question, glad you asked. Can you first tell me can the President of the United States of America spend $1 without approval of congress?
Homer 2016

Bethlehem, PA

#854464 Feb 5, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
Ok. For the "special needs" people in the class, for the umpteenth time....
The Treasury Department isn't a source of money. The Treasury Department is a repository for money collected from a source of money.
Besides, there isn't any money in the Treasury Department because the Treasury Department is already 16.5 trillion dollars in debt.
If you're too ignorant to answer the question of where the money will come from to pay for Obama's government, just read a little when someone who actually knows what a source of money is might answer.
Where will the money come from to pay for Obama's government?
The Treasury Department or if you prefer The U.S. Treasury
lily waxman raton fl

Pompano Beach, FL

#854466 Feb 5, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Was that the guy who was interviewed by Pierce Morgan last night?
He was such a moron.
Obama was on with Pierce Morgan last night?
lily waxman raton fl

Pompano Beach, FL

#854467 Feb 5, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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I can't imagine him getting re elected.
I know; who would have been stupid enough to re-elect Obama?
TSM

El Paso, TX

#854468 Feb 5, 2013
OzRitz wrote:
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Can you enlighten us on why the Republican congress cut funding for the security of US embassies abroad and perhaps how Obama or his defence dept was going to change anything on the outcome when nearest support was 2 hrs away. Do you think they might have taken a time out to wait for the cavalry to arrive ? This crap is typical tea bagger white noise, it has no factual background just a bunch of fox news wannabe's.
OzRitz Wrong…. More Democrats voted to cut embassy security than Republicans!! Total Vote from Congress: Voting to Cut Embassy Security, 199 Democrats, 163 Republicans that’s just the Facts!!
lily waxman raton fl

Pompano Beach, FL

#854469 Feb 5, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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It's not surprising that an authoritarian personality type like yourself thinks that the the police should be involved in schoolroom problems that should be solved by the teachers and the principle.
This is the NRAs dream; the pipeline from school to prison. This is fueled by private prison contributions to politicians. That's who elected our Governor Rick Scott.
You're a stupid woman.
leosanabananarama will be making fun of you for misspelling "principal" as "principle".

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#854471 Feb 5, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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You continue to repeat the propaganda lie that the oil companies get subsidies. But, you can't tell us what those subsidies are, for some reason.
Tell us about those subsidies to the oil companies, dufus.
... inquiring minds want to know.
4/25/2012 @ 12:52PM |32,397 views
The Surprising Reason That Oil Subsidies Persist: Even Liberals Love Them

http://www.forbes.com/sites/energysource/2012...

Oh yeah, the US Treasury.

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#854472 Feb 5, 2013
History 101 wrote:
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I'm pretty sure you should'a put a comma in there, fluck.
Nah, Religious Clown is a popular Nickelodeon cartoon character.

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#854474 Feb 5, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Tax breaks are allowing people/companies to keep more of the money they earn. Not a subsidy. Only libtards would call allowing someone to keep the money they earn a subsidy.
If you work in a bakery and earn $50k/year and are taxed at a rate of 28% but your neighbor who also earns $50/year but, as an employee in the subsidized shoe manufacturing industry, is taxed at a rate of 15% is he being subsidized?
History 101

Orlando, FL

#854475 Feb 5, 2013
TSM wrote:
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OzRitz Wrong…. More Democrats voted to cut embassy security than Republicans!! Total Vote from Congress: Voting to Cut Embassy Security, 199 Democrats, 163 Republicans that’s just the Facts!!
Lessee... um... 199 plus 163.... equals... 362? Somebody missin' in there ain't they? Wait, I get it, you usin' that new southern math ain't you, boy?

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#854476 Feb 5, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
Ok. For the "special needs" people in the class, for the umpteenth time....
The Treasury Department isn't a source of money. The Treasury Department is a repository for money collected from a source of money.
Besides, there isn't any money in the Treasury Department because the Treasury Department is already 16.5 trillion dollars in debt.
If you're too ignorant to answer the question of where the money will come from to pay for Obama's government, just read a little when someone who actually knows what a source of money is might answer.
Where will the money come from to pay for Obama's government?
The US Treasury.
Homer 2016

Bethlehem, PA

#854477 Feb 5, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
<quoted text>
4/25/2012 @ 12:52PM |32,397 views
The Surprising Reason That Oil Subsidies Persist: Even Liberals Love Them
http://www.forbes.com/sites/energysource/2012...
Oh yeah, the US Treasury.
U.S. Department of The Treasury.

The Department of the Treasury operates and maintains systems that are critical to the nation's financial infrastructure, such as the production of coin and currency, the disbursement of payments to the American public, revenue collection, and the borrowing of funds necessary to run the federal government.

http://www.treasury.gov/about/role-of-treasur...

So now we all know where the president will get the money to run the government.

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