Barack Obama, our next President

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“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#858811 Feb 13, 2013
Chicagoan by Birth wrote:
<quoted text>You certainly have a vivid imagination? All of what you post in your first paragraph is holcomb. But you knew that, because you are a Barack Hussein Obama(Bike) supporter. Ain't you??
HOLCOMB!!!! JFC, but are all you Gormless Old Pervs effin'(and I don't mean functionally)illiterate?
Jane Says

New York, NY

#858812 Feb 13, 2013
Obama's Hunger Games---the new TV show where contestants fight for middle class jobs...fit very well with this.

'The folks at The Washington Post are feeling snubbed by President Obama these days. But they aren’t the only ones, he avoids interviews with print media outlets in favor of television appearances all the time.

“Entertainment Tonight” scored one last year. The New York Times did not.

“The View” has gotten several. The Washington Post hasn’t had one in years.

Albuquerque radio station KOB-FM’s“Morning Mayhem” crew interviewed him in August. The last time the Wall Street Journal did so was in 2009.

America’s newspapers have trouble enough these days, what with shrinking ad revenue and straying readers. But the daily print-and-pixel press also hasn’t gotten much love lately from the biggest newsmaker in the business: President Obama.

When Obama does media interviews these days, it’s not with a newspaper. TV gets the bulk of the president’s personal attention, from his frequent appearances on “60 Minutes” to MTV to chitchats with local stations around the country. Magazines — including the New Republic, which recently landed an interview conducted by its owner, Facebook co-founder and former Obama campaign operative Chris Hughes — are a distant second, followed by radio.

Why would he waste his time with SERIOUS (albeit biased in his favor) news outlets that the uninformed voters don’t bother with? Better to reach the masses with his personal charm and friendly media outlets, as Ed Morrissey pointed out.

Instead of focusing attention on the readership of newspapers, which are more politically attuned and probably in Obama’s camp already, Obama focused on media outlets that catered to the less-engaged and less-informed. That gave him an opportunity to sell his agenda without facing tough questions from politically-engaged and informed reporters, making the sale even easier.

Even his interviews in more traditional outlets came with reporters who aren’t exactly inclined to get tough with Obama. He chose CBS’ Steve Kroft because Kroft wasn’t going to surprise him with tough questions — as Kroft himself admitted to Piers Morgan. Farhi also notes that Obama’s interview in The New Republic, normally a politically sophisticated magazine, was conducted by new publisher and former Obama adviser and volunteer Chris Hughes.(Read More)

Morrissey went on to note that the media outlets continue to let him get away with what I’ calling a Hunger Games strategy. Politics has turned into a complete spectacle. Just look at the upcoming State of the Union address. They bring human props, like Nancy Pelosi inviting a Sandy Hook survivor as a special guest, no doubt to guarantee a little extra TV time. Washington, DC has become the center of the United States economy, as the bureaucrats extracting our money regulate our lives down to the minutia. All the while the people watch the spectacle they put on day in and day out with no inkling that their rights and liberties are being violated on a daily basis. It’s just another reality show.

We’re in a lot of trouble. The Washington Post wonders, Are we in the End Times of Trust in Government?

Oh, yes. But I think we’re also in the End Times of being able to rescue ourselves from this headlong tumble we’re taking as a nation willing to be lied to, comfortable with fakery andfecklessness, and content to caricature and sneer at the people trying to preserve basic freedoms.(Read More)

The only difference I see between the people in DC today, and those in the Capitol of the Hunger Games is that in DC most (but not all) have avoided the garish makeup and outfits depicted in the movie. Oh, and they aren’t forcing the states to send up tributes to fight to their death for all to witness. Not yet anyway. As it is, politics has become just another gross form of reality TV for the masses.'*

(THE ABOVE WRITTEN BEFORE THE OBAMA JOB HUNGER GAMES HIT THE AIR.)
Jane Says

New York, NY

#858813 Feb 13, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Do you remember her voluminous posts screeching about terrorist trials in NYC?
Now she is whining about the death of Al-Awlaki! They don't give a shyt that he was droned, just that President Obama got the job done. Hell, he got Bin Laden, he can get anyone.
if i recall, you and the other who never leave your far from any target, fenced yards called all that baseless fear. and when Bush was president,'fear mongering.'

and i don't whine. don't have to. but judging by your weekend topix binging, let me guess what a frequent whine would be for you:

"you're working late AGAIN???? how long does it take to train another new secretary? but, i just put on a fresh mu-mu and feel less bloated today..."
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#858814 Feb 13, 2013
Jane Says wrote:
<quoted text>my projects? you confuse me with your inlaws. imagine if you ever left your new money, ostentatious mcmansion and encountered poor people. and judging by how much time you are on topix, the inlaws probably don't get invited much.
I told you many times, I do not have any inlaws, but, when they were alive, they lived in Presidio. Now, go eat worms.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#858815 Feb 13, 2013
somehow familiar.....

Breitbrat Shapiro Tries to Project Worst Conservative Traits Onto Liberals

If anyone didn't think this guy was quite insufferable enough during his interview on Piers Morgan last month, you're in luck. You can be treated to almost an entire hour of his whining about how liberals are keeping the poor conservative white man down.

This was a talk he gave at Jim DeMint's wingnut Heritage Foundation a couple of weeks ago.

Yes, Breitbart protege Ben Shapiro has got a book to sell, so naturally he's being promoted by the likes of C-SPAN, which sadly leans way, way to the right with their Book TV series. They ended up treating their viewers to what was one long exercise in projection, claiming that liberals just want to silence conservatives, making ridiculous claims that conservatives are somehow shut out of the political debate in the United States, and are being oppressed by some secret liberal cabal out there who makes sure no one can hear their message.

[Insert laughter here.]

In Shapiro's world, Media Matters has a whole lot more influence than I'd give them credit for. Plus, there's some grand conspiracy to keep conservatives out of Hollywood and our educational institutions. And you can't dare call a conservative a racist ever... never, ever... and don't dare call voter suppression racist or mention anything about their policies being racist, because then you're just pandering and trying to pick on them and YOU JUST BETTER SHUT UP.

And heaven forbid someone picked on poor ALEC and forced them to run away from the "stand your ground" laws. Yes, and Al Sharpton is a big bad meanie who, along with the rest of the "liberal media," tried to frame George Zimmerman.

I don't know if anyone's got the stomach for the rest of his pity party, but you can watch the entire event here. I'll leave everyone with a quote from one of my fellow contributors here at C&L, Mugsy, who relayed his feelings on this pity party of Shapiro's by email:

As noted, classic "projection". I've been saying for years that "if a conservative accuses you of something, it's only because they either did the same thing themselves or would if they were in your shoes."

http://videocafe.crooksandliars.com/heather/b...

reading about is almost as painful as experiencing it.

lilly? Homer? leo? Dave? ya feelin' me?!

(i need to spend more time sniping wannabe Limbaughs over at the Daily Caller. cathartic.)
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#858816 Feb 13, 2013
Jane Says wrote:
<quoted text>if i recall, you and the other who never leave your far from any target, fenced yards called all that baseless fear. and when Bush was president,'fear mongering.'
and i don't whine. don't have to. but judging by your weekend topix binging, let me guess what a frequent whine would be for you:
"you're working late AGAIN???? how long does it take to train another new secretary? but, i just put on a fresh mu-mu and feel less bloated today..."
Ok, so it's not whining; would screeching describe you better?
Mu Mu? Who even says that word? You must be in your 80's

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#858817 Feb 13, 2013
Arch Villain Private Dick wrote:
Eve: "Adam, would it be alright with you if we started seeing other people?"
lol Adam: Eve, I've been have feelings of ambivalence about my sexuality or maybe it is my species.
Arch Villain Private Dick

Dallas, TX

#858818 Feb 13, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Hi, Babe...is it better to be good or lucky in your ablutions? Wish you both...oh, now that I think of it, I believe Adam and Eve were the caretakers that God had created/bartered, wherever they came from, to take care of Eden for Him--days at least--seems He returned evenings. I guess that would make them landscapers, housekeepers, wait staff, animal trainers...maybe her name was really Eva and her ancestors are named Marco and Julio and Jesus.(I digress) I suppose that they were eventually supposed to shamelessly boink each other, thus producing other Garden staff (wonder if they were to be considered 3/5 of anything), but they weren't thrown out for boinking. They wanted to know stuff, so they ate from the Tree of Knowledge--God had told them not to, however, I think a good lawyer might have gotten the whole thing thrown out as entrapment...don't think they had lawyers yet, just serpents--which soon answered the question as to just where Eva got her shoes...again, I digress, the Garden of Eden was clearly meant to be a Utopian society based on patriarchy and socialism and the Grumpy Old Prick mantra of ignorance is bliss and God'll get ya' if you ain't dumb was spread...(sock drawer denizens please refrain from reading as your misshapen little heads could explode.)
Oh, baby, I'm a noodle. It is sooooooooooo nice to sit in the steam and... well, wish you were there. You know, I know I've suggested this a million times, but if you were to condescend to wake up with me each day I could rub your feet, etc., without having to merely imagine or suggest it. This would make this relationship significantly easier for me, at least.

You make a good point though (two of them, certainly)(little pink rosebuds... but I digress...) in any event, of course Adam and Eve were created to be servants! How could I have overlooked it! And the snakeskin shoe thing, another brilliant insight! I just love you and would like to HUG you and SQUEEZE you if I had any strength left in my arms, which I don't, but I would. What would a loving god create people for if not to serve him! You're a doll. Send me some panties please that I might celebrate your absent loins.

“Gloria Ad Caput Venire”

Since: Jan 08

Location hidden

#858819 Feb 13, 2013
Arch Villain wrote:
<quoted text>
Alternately, CUT industry, tie its hands, and make it watch as you doff the old duds with the cute redheaded lady and make your way back to the Garden. I really don't see where your argument holds water.
This nation is being regulated to death, IMO.
Arch Villain Private Dick

Dallas, TX

#858820 Feb 13, 2013
Leo, baby, it's a pretty big steam room but there's only the one bench. We'd have to lie on it together, so to speak. This year I'm going to build a sauna.
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#858823 Feb 13, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Do you remember her voluminous posts screeching about terrorist trials in NYC?
Now she is whining about the death of Al-Awlaki! They don't give a shyt that he was droned, just that President Obama got the job done. Hell, he got Bin Laden, he can get anyone.
Speaking of voluminous posts about Muslims and NYC did you see where the Ground Zero Mosque Imam has been busted for the embezzlement of million$?

Hah, LMAO While the crazies were targeting his ties to terrorism__the sumbtch was busy stealing from his own supporters.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#858824 Feb 13, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
somehow familiar.....
Breitbrat Shapiro Tries to Project Worst Conservative Traits Onto Liberals
If anyone didn't think this guy was quite insufferable enough during his interview on Piers Morgan last month, you're in luck. You can be treated to almost an entire hour of his whining about how liberals are keeping the poor conservative white man down.
This was a talk he gave at Jim DeMint's wingnut Heritage Foundation a couple of weeks ago.
Yes, Breitbart protege Ben Shapiro has got a book to sell, so naturally he's being promoted by the likes of C-SPAN, which sadly leans way, way to the right with their Book TV series. They ended up treating their viewers to what was one long exercise in projection, claiming that liberals just want to silence conservatives, making ridiculous claims that conservatives are somehow shut out of the political debate in the United States, and are being oppressed by some secret liberal cabal out there who makes sure no one can hear their message.
[Insert laughter here.]
In Shapiro's world, Media Matters has a whole lot more influence than I'd give them credit for. Plus, there's some grand conspiracy to keep conservatives out of Hollywood and our educational institutions. And you can't dare call a conservative a racist ever... never, ever... and don't dare call voter suppression racist or mention anything about their policies being racist, because then you're just pandering and trying to pick on them and YOU JUST BETTER SHUT UP.
And heaven forbid someone picked on poor ALEC and forced them to run away from the "stand your ground" laws. Yes, and Al Sharpton is a big bad meanie who, along with the rest of the "liberal media," tried to frame George Zimmerman.
I don't know if anyone's got the stomach for the rest of his pity party, but you can watch the entire event here. I'll leave everyone with a quote from one of my fellow contributors here at C&L, Mugsy, who relayed his feelings on this pity party of Shapiro's by email:
As noted, classic "projection". I've been saying for years that "if a conservative accuses you of something, it's only because they either did the same thing themselves or would if they were in your shoes."
http://videocafe.crooksandliars.com/heather/b...
reading about is almost as painful as experiencing it.
lilly? Homer? leo? Dave? ya feelin' me?!
(i need to spend more time sniping wannabe Limbaughs over at the Daily Caller. cathartic.)
Oh poor baby, send him a binky and a diaper
Truth is no SIN

Bronx, NY

#858825 Feb 13, 2013
A Polish cardinal has provoked fury by saying:'you don't get down from the cross' while discussing Pope Benedict XVI's decision to resign in a radio interview.

Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz of Cracow, made the remark in reference to Benedict's predecessor the late Pope John Paul II, who continued as Pontiff while suffering a long and agonising death from Parkinson's disease.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-22779...
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lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#858826 Feb 13, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>HOLCOMB!!!! JFC, but are all you Gormless Old Pervs effin'(and I don't mean functionally)illiterate?
holcomb: Urban Dictionary

holcomb is an alien creature. it is a person with no sense of style or hairstyles. they drive a prius while drag racing in it. holcomb represents a bumble bee with a dagger through it while bleeding. he has a dog usually named kara not always though. josh holcomb is a usual name for the creature because that is their leader.

Since: Oct 08

Location hidden

#858827 Feb 13, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>HOLCOMB!!!! JFC, but are all you Gormless Old Pervs effin'(and I don't mean functionally)illiterate?
For a teacher, your English sure needs some.. remedial help? Although that's what you are subject to, when a switch is turned.'Ol Leo shows her true colors...
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#858828 Feb 13, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Speaking of voluminous posts about Muslims and NYC did you see where the Ground Zero Mosque Imam has been busted for the embezzlement of million$?
Hah, LMAO While the crazies were targeting his ties to terrorism__the sumbtch was busy stealing from his own supporters.
No, I didn't see that! Everybody is stealing whenever they get the chance; it's the way of the world now. Hell, you can even run for Governor of Florida on the spoils.
I just can't get over that handcuffed and shackled rapist being able to stab the police officer with a knife fashioned from his glasses and escaping in Texas! A Hispanic Houdini.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#858829 Feb 13, 2013
positronium wrote:
<quoted text>This nation is being regulated to death, IMO.
That's not entirely true; it is because of deregulation that we are in this mess.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#858830 Feb 13, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Speaking of voluminous posts about Muslims and NYC did you see where the Ground Zero Mosque Imam has been busted for the embezzlement of million$?
Hah, LMAO While the crazies were targeting his ties to terrorism__the sumbtch was busy stealing from his own supporters.
Also, do you think Dorner is dead?
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#858831 Feb 13, 2013
positronium wrote:
<quoted text>This nation is being regulated to death, IMO.
Ross Perot said it best, "every time THEY pass a law, YOU lose a little more freedom."

And by THEY he meant government at all levels. Perot actually knew who THEY were___as do I because my career, as do the careers of millions of others, exists only to satisfy government regulations.

IMO every new law proposed should be attached to the repeal of an existing law.
TSM

El Paso, TX

#858832 Feb 13, 2013
If True…Dorner's Mom Spotted Drinking Wine, Eating Chips While Watching Standoff!! She’s probably thanking her son who’s about to make her a Rich Person!!

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