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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Since: Dec 08

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#856120 Feb 8, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>More importantly, the attack began at +/- 8PM Benghazi time on Sept 11 2012.
What time was it then in Washington DC?
A guess. Around noon.
Floridum

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#856121 Feb 8, 2013
I am still dancing in the rain...and.........
I can copy and paste bullshit for a week without thinking or working.

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Homer 2016

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#856122 Feb 8, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Zero hearings on right-wing violence
Which group has committed more acts of violent terrorism in the last 20 years, Muslim extremists or right-wing extremists?
Not only is it the right-wing extremists, it’s not even close. The Economist magazine credits right-wing groups with 145 incidents between 1990 and 2010 — versus 25 Islamic attacks.
Fortunately, the House Homeland Security Committee has held five hearings on Muslim radicalism in the last two years — as well it should. But how many hearings have focused on the violent right-wing fringe?
Our number of the day:
ZERO.
Zip.
Nada.
After a Wisconsin man gunned down six people in a Sikh temple this month.
After a Texas man crashed his plane into an Internal Revenue Service building two years ago.
After racists have formed networks in the military.
Still — nothing.
And for that, we can blame politics. Three years ago, a unit in the Department of Homeland Security warned that economic problems and a newly elected black president could turn up the volume from conservative hate groups. The right wing slammed the report — and that DHS unit was gutted.
But the warning was dead-on. These attacks have only gotten worse — and instead of looking extensively at the problem, the GOP-controlled House committee has been looking everywhere except at the groups that committed 145 terrorist acts.
Note to Congress: Forget your party affiliation. You either take the threat of domestic terrorism seriously or you don’t.
http://current.com/shows/viewpoint/blog/zero-...
articles on right wing violence permeate the net. but if you want the 'scoop' on left wing violence you have to rely on Breibart. minus the retractions of course.
Well it's not like Fox News or rightwing talk radio or bloggers are going to attack their audience.

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sonicfilter

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#856123 Feb 8, 2013
There is no permanence in politics. Democrats patting themselves on the back at a job well done will at some point be drowning their sorrows in beer as Republicans again talk about their ridiculous fantasy of a permanent Republican majority (this time without steel tariffs).

People shift over time. Pendulums swing. And in the age of instantly lame ducked Presidents upon their swearing in for a second term, discord has ways of getting the best of any political party.

Conservatives who rallied to George W. Bush through No Child Left Behind, steel tariffs, Medicare Part D, Harriet Miers, etc. stood with him until the end. Many held on through TARP and the auto bailout and immigration, unable to see the fractures or trying to will them away. Now the GOP is dealing with the fall out of that legacy.

Consider the suspicion conservative groups have of Bush’s architect, Karl Rove, starting a new group supposedly to support “the most electable conservative”. Conservatives are still trying to work their way back out of the Republican Party and stand up on their own again.

http://www.redstate.com/2013/02/07/the-tippin...

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#856124 Feb 8, 2013
Shakalaka wrote:
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The problem with this country is some of you idiots think that you know more about running this country than the man in the job. Well if that's the case, stfu and Run for the office. I agree with the president. You rednecks are crazy as hell. Some lines need to be drawn with regards to allowing fools to run around with weapons of mass destruction. YOU know it too. WTF do you need with a high powered, automatic weapon that shoots 100 rounds? If you want to kill somebody...take your crazy asses to war where they are armed to shoot back at cha.
WTF do you need with obama drones, killing and targeting American citizens without trial or proof of a crime? An automatic weapon that can shoot, bomb and kill many people.

You can ban guns, box cutters, knifes, swords, sticks or stones. You won't disarm a deranged liberal.

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#856125 Feb 8, 2013
Eman wrote:
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Wrong. Just ask tenzing.
I agree, you just come on here to make stupid.

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“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

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Who's dawn?

#856126 Feb 8, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>There is actually a you tube video showing a sleeping Obama with the story about him skipping the Benghazi attack so he could party with Beyonce and JayZ. Some of these ignorant right wing racist loons believe "anything" that puts Obama in a bad light
The fact that a lot of these right wing racist loons such as flack are functionally illiterate makes it very easy for their puppetmasters like Rove and Rush to fool them...none of the lot seems to have any ability to feel shame for their actions.

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#856127 Feb 8, 2013
You can ban guns, box cutters, knifes, swords, sticks or stones. You won't disarm a deranged Floridum.

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#856128 Feb 8, 2013
Eman wrote:
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Nope.
Then what national interests are we defending in the Gulf region?

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#856129 Feb 8, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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<pulling out the Democrat voter registry>
Weren't you asking about Code Pink recently? I see they were protesting Brennan in the Senate yesterday.

Oh, and the US Treasury.

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#856130 Feb 8, 2013
Today is the 100th anniversary of the 'Bull Moose Special'.

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Homer 2016

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#856131 Feb 8, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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I agree, you just come on here to make stupid.
Are we trying to goad him?

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Lily Boca Raton Fl

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#856132 Feb 8, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>He speaks Arabic fluently, can read the language and given his career experiences he's a perfect fit, in these times, for the job of CIA director.
He's probably a real prik and perhaps going back a ways he was part of the problem at that agency, he certainly has detractors on both sides of the aisle.
Would the rightwingers like anyone that President Obama picked? He'll be confirmed. I like him.
Speaking Arabic is a big asset, for anyone in the CIA, FBI, etc.
Meanwhile the lapd shot 2 women in a pickup truck yesterday, mistaking them for Dorner.

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Lily Boca Raton Fl

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#856133 Feb 8, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Well, those Code Pink ladies got pretty rowdy yesterday IMO.
Imagine Code Pink and the right wing Obama haters on the same side of an issue LOL.
Imagine that? Emmam thinks they don't exist anymore, Jane the swine either.

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#856134 Feb 8, 2013
Homer 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>Are we trying to goad him?
Might as well but its a lot like pokin' a retarded kid with a stick.

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#856135 Feb 8, 2013
Homer 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>Well it's not like Fox News or rightwing talk radio or bloggers are going to attack their audience.
For Fox News, It's Never The Right Time To Discuss Gun Violence

http://mediamatters.org/blog/2012/12/03/for-f...

seems FOX didn't get the right wing chain email. otherwise they'd be all over that liberal shooter BS.

they thing about lying on FOX is....they will get called out. these peeps here lie to their hearts content so they can pump up what ego they have left after they had to tell us that FOX lied to them about Mitt and Obama called them out.

i can almost feel sorry for them.

lol

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#856136 Feb 8, 2013
Homer 2016 wrote:
Bottom line folks I do no like rightwingers, you want to be a conservative, liberal, moderate, fine, I have very little use for rightwingers.
Are we clear?
Appropriate responses:
A. Crystal
B. GFY
C. Is muh stihl on fire?
D. Fetch me another can of potted meat Ethel.

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#856137 Feb 8, 2013
Homer 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>They training in Hawaii?
They taking bad acting lessons?
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#856138 Feb 8, 2013
West Point Military Study Warns Of ‘America’s Violent Far-Right’

http://www.mediaite.com/online/west-point-mil...
Jango

Chicago, IL

#856139 Feb 8, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
The wife is out riding her new Harley, and I'm home alone. I think I'll put a post here for you idiots to dance around like a penguin with a club foot...
In a speech to House Democrats, Biden claimed,“It is clearly within the right of the government to determine what type of weapons can be owned by the public.”
Can anyone provide text from the Constitution that supports Biden's statement?
And, the public is the people. We have a government of the people and by the people, if you give any respect to Abraham Lincoln.
So, if you think we have a government of the people, then the government is subject to the same restrictions.
Actually, the Democrats don't like the concept of a government of the people. They are trying to force on the people a government of the ruling elite. Therefore, with disregard to the Constitution, they intend on instituting two different sets of rights: one set of rights for the people in the government, and a different set of rights for the lower classes not part of the ruling elite.
Again, can anyone provide text from the Constitution that supports Biden's statement?
What's wrong with this picture:'The wife is out ridin' her new Harley, and I'm home alone'? Yes I too am overwhelmingly attracted to late middle-aged women on motorcycles (cough.) It's probably the generous leathers with the stiching straining to keep up with the effects of gravity? In any event, how does one know she's out,'ridin' her new Harley?' Isn't Harley the name of the bartender down at Mike's Saloon? Oh... I see that's what you meant. You're describing a marriage that's breaking up by objectifying her - the wife - and then identifying the culprit. Sorry, DB you'll need to refocus closer to home.

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