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
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#861882 Feb 20, 2013
RUSH10ME wrote:
<quoted text> The things in wich blacks are #1
murder of other blacks
out of wedlock births
spreading of AIDs
spreading of STDs
teenage pregnancys
single parent house holds
prison population
high school drop outs
ect . ect.
LOL! Classic! Hey Jefro; tell us "wich thangs the white trash hillbillies is good at, ect. ect"

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gauley bridge wv

#861883 Feb 20, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Bullshyte.
Nope! Governor acted after a 4th miner of the year was killed today.

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UNCLE THOMAS

Bronx, NY

#861887 Feb 20, 2013
THE URBAN APPROVES Brennan Refuses to Rule Out Drone Assassinations Within the US
Brennan, currently President Obama’s chief counterterrorism adviser, is the architect and director of the program of drone missile assassinations that is run out of the White House with the personal participation of Obama. Asked squarely,“Could the Administration carry out drone strikes inside the United States?” Brennan replied,“This Administration has not carried out drone strikes inside the United States and has no intention of doing so.”

This is what is known as a non-responsive answer. It is reasonable to assume that if the answer was “no,” Brennan would simply have written,“no.” Instead, in order to avoid a giving straightforward “yes,” he answered a different question than the one that was asked.

Brennan’s answers to the written questions make clear that there was nothing accidental about his refusal to rule out drone assassinations within the United States at his February 7 confirmation hearing before the Senate committee. It was, rather, an expression of a deliberate policy adopted by the Obama White House and the military/intelligence agencies.

When asked at the hearing whether he believed that the Obama administration could carry out drone assassinations on US soil, Brennan responded that he was determined to “optimize transparency on these issues, but at the same time, optimize secrecy and the protection of our national security.” He thus completely evaded the question, and no member of the committee, Democrat or Republican, pursued the matter further.

The very real threat of presidential assassinations of US citizens and others within the United States starkly raises the specter of police-military dictatorship. Behind the legalistic double-talk of the administration’s white paper on drone killings of Americans, made public two weeks ago, the US government is claiming unlimited powers to assassinate anyone, anywhere in the world.

SUPPORTED BY URBAN DEMOCRATS BECAUSE WE HAVE AN URBAN PRESIDENT
UNCLE THOMAS

Bronx, NY

#861889 Feb 20, 2013
Obama’s State of the Union: Pro-corporate Agenda with Chocolate Covered Rhetoric for the 99%
When President Obama speaks, most Americans hear what he wants them to hear: lofty rhetoric and a “progressive” vision. But just below the surface the president has a subtly-delivered message for the 1%, whose ears prick up when their buzzwords are mentioned. Obama’s state of the union address was such a speech – a pro-corporate agenda packaged with chocolate covered rhetoric for the masses; easy to swallow, but deadly poisonous.

Much of Obama’s speech was pleasant to the ears, but there were key moments where he was speaking exclusively to the 1%. Exposing these hidden agenda points in the speech requires that we ignore the fluff and use English the way the 1% does. Every time Obama says the words “reform” or “savings,” insert the word “cuts.”
Here are some of the more nefarious moments of Obama’s state for the union speech:

“And those of us who care deeply about programs like Medicare must embrace the need for modest reforms [cuts]…”

“On Medicare, I’m prepared to enact reforms [cuts] that will achieve the same amount of health care savings [cuts] by the beginning of the next decade as the reforms [cuts] proposed by the bipartisan Simpson-Bowles commission.”

This ultra-vague sentence was meant exclusively for the 1%. What are some of the recommendations from the right-wing Simpson-Bowles commission? Obama doesn’t say. Talking Points Memo explains:

-Force more low-income individuals into Medicaid managed care.

-Increase Medicaid co-pays.
-Accelerate already-planned cuts to Medicare Advantage and home health care programs.
-Create a cap for Medicaid/Medicare growth that will force Congress and the president to increase premiums or co-pays or raise the Medicare eligibility age (among other options) if the system encounters cost overruns over the course of 5 years.

There were many other subtly-delivered attacks on Medicare in Obama’s speech, all ignored by most labor and progressive groups, who clung tightly to the “progressive” smoke Obama blew in their face.

Obama’s speech also included a frightening vision of a national privatization scheme to previously publicly owned resources. But it was phrased so inspirationally that only the 1% seemed to notice:
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#861891 Feb 20, 2013
When Tiger Woods is your teammate, it's hard to lose. Still, President Obama has a pretty good game, according to the world's second-ranked golfer.

President Obama and Woods played golf over Presidents' Day weekend, and Woods divulged on Tuesday that they teamed up to beat the other players in their foursome, U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk and Houston Astros owner Jim Crane.

Asked how one gets an invitation to play with the president, Woods joked, "He calls up and says,'Hey Tiger you wanna play?'

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/OTUS/tiger-woo...

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sonicfilter

Greentown, IN

#861892 Feb 20, 2013
How Breitbart.com turned ‘Friends of Hamas’ joke into a right-wing firestorm

As the facts of the story spread, many are having a laugh at the expense of Shapiro and the right-wing media outlets that ran with the story. A satirical Friends of Hamas website was erected by Gawker’s Max Read, featuring Shapiro’s face, dancing images of anime characters and the slogan,“LOL nothing matters.”

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/02/20/how-bre...

and you'd think they couldn't dig the hole any deeper.

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RUSH10ME

Lawrenceville, VA

#861893 Feb 20, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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LOL! Classic! Hey Jefro; tell us "wich thangs the white trash hillbillies is good at, ect. ect"
Taking trash like you and outcasting them and making them "settle" for something a little further down the truogh , once you go black you can never ever come back .

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UNCLE THOMAS

Bronx, NY

#861895 Feb 20, 2013
Inequality and American Democracy
In his State of the Union address on Tuesday, President Obama began by declaring that economic recovery was well underway.“Together, we have cleared away the rubble of crisis,” he said,“and can say with renewed confidence that the state of our union is strong.”

The latest data on social inequality in the United States, released late last month, provide greater clarity as to what precisely this statement signifies. For Obama and the political establishment as a whole, the main indices of “crisis” are the stock markets, and with them the wealth of the corporate and financial elite.

According to data brought together by University of California’s Emmanuel Saez, between 2009 and 2011—the first two years of the “recovery”—average real income per family grew by 1.7 percent. However, Saez notes,“Top 1 percent incomes grew by 11.2 percent while bottom 99 percent incomes shrunk by 0.4 percent. Hence, the top 1 percent captured 121 percent of the income gains in the first two years of the recovery.”

That is to say, the top one percent actually swallowed all of the total income growth during these two years, plus an additional 20 percent. What these figures demonstrate is a massive transfer of wealth, an infusion of funds into the financial markets at the expense of the majority of the population, the working class.

Saez adds,“In 2012, top 1 percent income will likely surge, due to booming stock-prices, as well as re-timing of income to avoid the higher 2013 top tax rates. Bottom 99 percent will likely grow much more modestly than top 1 percent incomes from 2011 to 2012. This suggests that the Great Recession has only depressed top income shares temporarily and will not undo any of the dramatic increase in top income shares that has taken place since the 1970s.”

WELL WE KNOW ZERO JOB GROWTH IN THE URBAN COMMUNITY DID INCOMES IN THE URBAN COMMUNITY GO UP FOR THE DEVOTED NO IT DID NOT URBAN DEMOCRAT. THAT FINAL WAVE FROM THE STEPS OF AIRFORCE ONE IS COMMING WHAT DID YOU GAIN URBAN DEMOCRATS
sonicfilter

Greentown, IN

#861896 Feb 20, 2013
Breitbart.com , "Friends Of Hamas," And Enemies Of Accountability

Indeed, Shapiro is still asserting his own accuracy and demanding that Hagel release records proving that he has no links to "Friends of Hamas" -- a group that is not real:

http://mediamatters.org/blog/2013/02/20/breit...

Insisting upon unfailing accuracy from the rest of the media is fine, so long as you hold yourself to those same standards. But Breitbart.com has no interest in following their own rules, or getting the story right.

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lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#861897 Feb 20, 2013
RUSH10ME wrote:
<quoted text>Taking trash like you and outcasting them and making them "settle" for something a little further down the truogh , once you go black you can never ever come back .
truogh!!

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RUSH10ME

Lawrenceville, VA

#861899 Feb 20, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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LOL! Classic! Hey Jefro; tell us "wich thangs the white trash hillbillies is good at, ect. ect"
Can you dispute what I posted , truth hurts don't it .

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TSM

El Paso, TX

#861900 Feb 20, 2013
Detroit $14 billion in the hole, California , Chicago, what’s the common thread among these states , Run by Liberals, what’s the message we should take from these Bankrupt States…that Redistribution/Liberalism doesn’t Work!!

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“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#861901 Feb 20, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> I don't have a confederate flag I have a WV flag which was for the north by the way.
If the free market thought it was a good idea they would be thicker than fleas on a shaggy dog. When the product is right the market will respond. Till then it's a waste of money.
"WV flag was for the north"??? What is your first language? The Illiterish dialect of Retardian? Did your junior high actually let you graduate? You might have a lawsuit there.

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UNCLE THOMAS

Bronx, NY

#861902 Feb 20, 2013
IF NOT FOR TOPIX THE COMMON URBAN DEMOCRAT WOULD HAVE NO VOICE AFTER THEY WERE USED DURING THE ELECTIONS, BECAUSE THEY HAVE NO USE AFTER ELECTIONS thats the look of things URBAN REAGAN HANGS OUT WITH MORE GOP THAN HE DOES WITH THE CBC

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#861903 Feb 20, 2013
flack wrote:
'No, I will veto any bill that tries to stop the sequester' One year ago. President Obama.
Nice try Flacktard.

The President was referring the deal he made with the Republicans regarding the sequester.

Not Obama's sequester. The deal that Republicans made with Obama.

Obama threatened to veto the bill if the sequester was not included because he wanted spending cuts to happen.

The sequester was designed to be so horrible that it would force Congress to act to reduce spending in other ways.

So here we Flacktard dissing Obama because he wanted spending cuts.

After years of GD Flack running in circles crying about the spending. " OMG OMG OMG the spending the spending"

What the f*ck is wrong with you Flack. Are you really this GD dumb.

Obama can not do anything to stop the sequester until Congress passes something.

Right now, Republicans think they can blame Obama if the sequester happens. They are making that wager on the livelihoods of millions of Americans.

This has become the Republican Party. The Party of Stupid.

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gauley bridge wv

#861905 Feb 20, 2013
High Gas Prices Endangers Dems

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Loysville, PA

#861907 Feb 20, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
WASHINGTON -- Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.(D-Ill.) pleaded guilty in a federal courtroom Wednesday morning to using campaign funds to purchase an array of personal items including Bruce Lee memorabilia, a $43,000 Rolex watch and a mink cashmere cape.
He pleaded guilty to conspiracy before U.S. District Judge Robert L. Wilkins. His wife, Sandra Jackson, who resigned from her position on Chicago’s city council, is expected to plead guilty to filing false tax returns before the same judge on Wednesday afternoon.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/20/jess...
What a moron.

He should have spoke with Newt on how to do it legally.

Newt sold the right to use his Rolodex to his campaign for $30,000.00.

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Nj raider 1

United States

#861909 Feb 20, 2013
proud2bwhite wrote:
<quoted text> well your facts are at best theroy unproven and historicly false.but I realy have no problem with anyone being proud of their race and their heritage,the problem I see is your claim of supremacy.
You call it theory because some university hasn't done a statistical analysis on the matter. The problem with that is, you were born with eyes. You don't need some university nerds to tell you what your eyes can see. When I say statistics, I mean do your own analysis & I'm quite sure you'll come to the same concussion as the majority of Americans. Like your promote pride of ones race. It's not the same as claiming supremacy. You've never heard me say black people were supreme in comparison to white people or any other race. We were talking about talent & I simply stated the obvious, but someone of an inferiority vantage point would either call me racist or simply deny the facts & lash out. Either reaction only confirms my assertion.

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UNCLE THOMAS

Bronx, NY

#861910 Feb 20, 2013
URBAN REAGAN SAYS TO URBAN FIRST LADY REGGIES LOVE IS THE BEST LOVE I JUST CAN'T HELP MYSELF VALENTINES WEEKEND I MUST PLAY GET THE BALL IN THE HOLE WITH REGGIE LOVE lololol TIGER WOULD KEEP THE STORY AWAY FROM REGGIE lololol I LOVE ME SOME REGGIE lolol BROWN SUGA not that brown suga syrup

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gauley bridge wv

#861915 Feb 20, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Nice try Flacktard.
The President was referring the deal he made with the Republicans regarding the sequester.
Not Obama's sequester. The deal that Republicans made with Obama.
Obama threatened to veto the bill if the sequester was not included because he wanted spending cuts to happen.
The sequester was designed to be so horrible that it would force Congress to act to reduce spending in other ways.
So here we Flacktard dissing Obama because he wanted spending cuts.
After years of GD Flack running in circles crying about the spending. " OMG OMG OMG the spending the spending"
What the f*ck is wrong with you Flack. Are you really this GD dumb.
Obama can not do anything to stop the sequester until Congress passes something.
Right now, Republicans think they can blame Obama if the sequester happens. They are making that wager on the livelihoods of millions of Americans.
This has become the Republican Party. The Party of Stupid.
I didn't say I was against it. I just quoted Obama. By the way there are no spending cuts!!! There is only a cut in the increase in spending!!!

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