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
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Suffield, CT

#859095 Feb 13, 2013
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Barack Hussein Obama II is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office. Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he was president of the Harvard Law Review.

Born in Honolulu, Hawaii USA on August 4, 1961, he served three terms representing the 13th District in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004, running unsuccessfully for the United States House of Representatives in 2000.

He began his first presidential campaign in 2007, defeating Republican nominee John McCain in the general election, and was inaugurated as president on January 20, 2009. Nine months later, Obama was named the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

Obama was re-elected president in November 2012, defeating Republican nominee Mitt Romney. He is the first two-term Democrat POTUS since Franklin D. Roosevelt to win two presidential elections with a majority of the popular vote. During his second inaugural address on January 21, 2013, Obama called for full equality for gays: "Our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law- for if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well."

On February 17, 2009, Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, a $787,000,000,000 economic stimulus package aimed at helping the economy recover from the deepening worldwide recession, thereby continuing an economic aid policy first instituted under the preceding (Republican) President George W. Bush.

Domestic policy items include the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act AKA Obama Care, signed into law on March 23, 2010. Barack Obama appointed two women to serve on the Supreme Court in the first two years of his Presidency. Sonia Sotomayor, nominated by Obama on May 26, 2009, was confirmed on August 6, 2009, becoming the first Hispanic Supreme Court Justice. Elena Kagan, nominated by Obama on May 10, 2010, was confirmed on August 5, 2010, bringing the number of women sitting simultaneously on the Court to three, for the first time in American history.

On January 16, 2013 President Obama outlined a series of sweeping gun control proposals, urging Congress to reintroduce an expired ban on "military-style" assault weapons, impose limits on ammunition magazines to 10 rounds, introduce background checks on all gun sales, pass a ban on possession and sale of armor-piercing bullets, as well as additional measures.

Notable foreign policy items include the draw-down of troops in Afghanistan and the end of military operations in Iraq as of August 31, 2010. On March 16, 2011, he authorized the U.S. Military to engage in air strikes against Libya's governmental air defense capabilities in order to protect civilians and enforce a no-fly zone. On May 1, 2011, Obama authorized a "surgical raid" by United States Navy SEALs in Abbottabad, Pakistan, resulting in the death of international terrorist and al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and the seizure of papers, computer drives and disks from bin Laden's compound.
GOPIdiots

Pompano Beach, FL

#859096 Feb 13, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
"When you raise the price of employment, guess what happens? You get less of it,"
Bullsh*t
Prove it, based upon all the times the minimum wage has been raised.
Didn't hurt businesses or hiring one bit, you moron.
More money in poor people's paychecks means more spending in our economy, which drives business. We are a consumer driven economy, idiotbox.
Just because you repeat bullsh*t for years like the GOP does not make it true.
Prove the idiotic crap you post.

Since: Nov 11

United States

#859097 Feb 13, 2013
MuhPokerFace wrote:
<quoted text>Boehner told reporters Wednesday.“At a time when American people are asking,‘Where are the jobs?’ why would we want to make it harder for small employers to hire people.”

He added,“Our goal is to get people on that ladder and help them climb that ladder so they can live the American dream. And a lot of people who are being paid the minimum wage, are being paid that because they come to the workforce with no skills, and this makes it harder for them to acquire the skills they need in order to climb that ladder successfully.”

I'd like to sit down with this one across the table, and give him a CLUE card....to share with the REST of the bonerheads, that say SUCH IDIOTIC things sometimes.
No matter the label DUHm label.
Like when Obama says raising the minimum wages will create more jobs!!!

See? Liberals are the "smart" in economics!!!

Also... Unemployment is the BEST job creator...

Welfare is a great job creator, too!!!
GOPIdiots

Pompano Beach, FL

#859098 Feb 13, 2013
martinezjosei wrote:
Raising the minimum wages will create more jobs!
And ONLY Liberals believe that cause they are the smart ones on economics, LOL!!!
When people spend more money, the economy creates more jobs.
Walmart is the nation's largest employer, you dumbass.
MuhPokerFace

Manchester, KY

#859099 Feb 13, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
"When you raise the price of employment, guess what happens? You get less of it,"
Excuses excuses. Only in excessive, extremeness.

Like inflation. If they CAPPED inflation on ALL tangible goods, so that the wage service sectors would balance out better..that would NOT happen.

So let's see..looking backards a bit...NOPE, NOT believing that BS.
GOPIdiots

Pompano Beach, FL

#859100 Feb 13, 2013
discordian wrote:
<quoted text>
You need to go back to school, you're entirely ignorant of economics.
Why don't you hire some people at the higher rate? With health insurance, stock options and retirement?
Let's cut taxes for rich people, that always creates jobs!
Who's the dumbass regarding economics?
Put more money in poor people's pocket and they spend every bit of it..it all goes back into the economy.
Give more money to Romney and it goes to the Cayman Islands.
MuhPokerFace

Manchester, KY

#859101 Feb 13, 2013
discordian wrote:
<quoted text>
You need to go back to school, you're entirely ignorant of economics.
Why don't you hire some people at the higher rate? With health insurance, stock options and retirement?
Buy your own. Just demand that the MARKETS/Co-ops are affordable to EVERYONE-not just some!

And buy your own or pay taxes and contribute to your own retirement (and do it REALISTICALLY-MOST people retire on far less than what they are used to "earning" over lifetimes!) and stock options-you Wall Street sounding dupe.
GOPIdiots

Pompano Beach, FL

#859102 Feb 13, 2013
martinezjosei wrote:
Liberals would not ignore the content of last night's speech and reactions to only talk about Rubio drinking water, right?
With our high debt, unemployment, gas prices, crimes, etc. Liberals are not that brain dead, are they?
Rubio said something worth listening to?
He's a loser, just like his predecessor Booby Jindal...the LAST great minority token proclaimed to be the GOP Savior.
GOPIdiots

Pompano Beach, FL

#859103 Feb 13, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
If Texas secedes and still has no income tax, Galt will move there is a heartbeat.
Texas wouldn't exist without federal money.
MuhPokerFace

Manchester, KY

#859104 Feb 13, 2013
martinezjosei wrote:
<quoted text>
Like when Obama says raising the minimum wages will create more jobs!!!
See? Liberals are the "smart" in economics!!!
Also... Unemployment is the BEST job creator...
Welfare is a great job creator, too!!!
I don't think raising it will create more jobs, but it wouldn't hurt it in raising it to "catch up" to THIRTY years of EXTREME tangiable goods inflation!
For Real

United States

#859105 Feb 13, 2013
GOPIdiots wrote:
<quoted text>
Bullsh*t
Prove it, based upon all the times the minimum wage has been raised.
Didn't hurt businesses or hiring one bit, you moron.
More money in poor people's paychecks means more spending in our economy, which drives business. We are a consumer driven economy, idiotbox.
Just because you repeat bullsh*t for years like the GOP does not make it true.
Prove the idiotic crap you post.
I AGREE.
MuhPokerFace

Manchester, KY

#859106 Feb 13, 2013
GOPIdiots wrote:
<quoted text>
Let's cut taxes for rich people, that always creates jobs!
Who's the dumbass regarding economics?
Put more money in poor people's pocket and they spend every bit of it..it all goes back into the economy.
Give more money to Romney and it goes to the Cayman Islands.
That is why corporations need CAPPED on allowable reductions.

FACT.

The contribution rate to the backbone of this nation of the same has DECLINED a full 7-8 percent over 30 years. As has the ratio of people actually SUPPORTING the current tax system (from 15 working to 1 drawing down to TWO working for every one drawing)-rather than robbinghoodieTIC STEALING from it and DRAINING it dry.
GOPIdiots

Pompano Beach, FL

#859107 Feb 13, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Obama is completely predictable. No need to hear the obvious all over again.
What's predictable is the lame GOP response. Same old same old, just (poorly) delivered by a Latin token instead of an Indian one.

Since: Nov 11

United States

#859108 Feb 13, 2013
GOPIdiots wrote:
<quoted text>So what's the GOP solution?
Oh, right, there isn't one, and never has been.
I can tell you only watch the Liberal Media!!!

GOP had over a dozen, proven suggestions that Liberal Harry Reid is blocking so as to deceive Liberal idiots like you!!!

And yes, they do it because it works!!!

See? Liberals are too easy to fool!!

Reid blocks vote on Obama jobs bill after Senate Republicans try to push bill forward
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By David Espo
Associated Press
Published: Tuesday, Oct. 4 2011 7:34 p.m. MDT

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700185039/...

http://lonelyconservative.com/2011/10/harry-r...
GOPIdiots

Pompano Beach, FL

#859109 Feb 13, 2013
martinezjosei wrote:
Raising the minimum wages will create more jobs!
And ONLY Liberals believe that cause they are the smart ones on economics, LOL!!!
Hey rightwing diaper brains, prove that raising the minimum wage inhibits job growth.
MuhPokerFace

Manchester, KY

#859110 Feb 13, 2013
martinezjosei wrote:
Raising the minimum wages will create more jobs!
And ONLY Liberals believe that cause they are the smart ones on economics, LOL!!!
LibuhrulTics think minimum wage should be the same for ILLegals NOT contributing anything to system too.

Stupid is as stupid dribbles.
new hammer time

Richmond, VA

#859111 Feb 13, 2013
the biggest deterent to job growth and the rebounding of the economy rest squarely with the OIL industry. they affect every segment of society. if i had my way, i'd nationalize the industry and immediately lower gas prices so goods and services can be moved quicker to the market place....not only that, cheaper gas prices encourages ppl. to spend more and move around more. and not only that, it creates more jobs at once.

Since: Nov 11

United States

#859112 Feb 13, 2013
GOPIdiots wrote:
<quoted text>Rubio said something worth listening to?
He's a loser, just like his predecessor Booby Jindal...the LAST great minority token proclaimed to be the GOP Savior.
Bobby Jindal the ONE who saved Louisiana from the Oil Spill?

See? You hate Hispanic, Indians and other minorities!!!

If you are a Liberal then you also hate blacks, specially the ones that are not Liberals easy to fool!!!

With his data-rich calls for the creation of sand booms and other coastal defense measures, and his very visible efforts to pressure the federal government to take more aggressive action, Jindal has come to embody the response to the oil spill. There's something decidedly unconservative about Jindal's hands-on approach

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2010/05...
GOPIdiots

Pompano Beach, FL

#859113 Feb 13, 2013
martinezjosei wrote:
<quoted text>
I can tell you only watch the Liberal Media!!!
GOP had over a dozen, proven suggestions that Liberal Harry Reid is blocking so as to deceive Liberal idiots like you!!!
And yes, they do it because it works!!!
See? Liberals are too easy to fool!!
Reid blocks vote on Obama jobs bill after Senate Republicans try to push bill forward
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18 Comments »
By David Espo
Associated Press
Published: Tuesday, Oct. 4 2011 7:34 p.m. MDT
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700185039/...
http://lonelyconservative.com/2011/10/harry-r...
Like most rightwingers you can't read.
Where in your link is any legislation proposed by the GOP?
McConnell didn't support the bill...it was a political stunt.
What's the GOP solution? Hmmm?
There isn't one and never has been one.
If there is something, please articulate it.

Since: Nov 11

United States

#859114 Feb 13, 2013
GOPIdiots wrote:
<quoted text>Texas wouldn't exist without federal money.
You would not exists without welfare and foods stamps!!!

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