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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No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#866750 Mar 1, 2013
carol wrote:
According to the president,“this meat-cleaver approach...will jeopardize our military readiness and eviscerate job-creating investments in education and energy and medical research.”
He went on to declare criminals would be released and the public would be at their mercy, planes would not take off the ground, children would be starving in the streets, etc., etc., etc.
Now he comes out joking that the sequestration is not an apocalypse and, of course, blaming the republicans for not letting him raise taxes again without offering any spending cuts as was promised.
This president is in denial but egg is all over his face.
I don't know which is worse?

Clinton's Y2K scam, planes falling out of the sky, the world shutting down or Obama's Sequestration Cut lie, bad things will happen signed by Obama to get re-elected?

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Obama is a joke

Emmaus, PA

#866751 Mar 1, 2013
carol wrote:
According to the president,“this meat-cleaver approach...will jeopardize our military readiness and eviscerate job-creating investments in education and energy and medical research.”
He went on to declare criminals would be released and the public would be at their mercy, planes would not take off the ground, children would be starving in the streets, etc., etc., etc.
Now he comes out joking that the sequestration is not an apocalypse and, of course, blaming the republicans for not letting him raise taxes again without offering any spending cuts as was promised.
This president is in denial but egg is all over his face.
He looked like he was going to cry. It really sucks now that he got exactly what he wanted.

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sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#866752 Mar 1, 2013
This is amazing. And not in a good way:

A range of mainstream American publications printed paid propaganda for the government of Malaysia, much of it focused on the campaign against a pro-democracy figure there.

The payments to conservative American opinion writers — whose work appeared in outlets from the Huffington Post and San Francisco Examiner to the Washington Times to National Review and RedState — emerged in a filing this week to the Department of Justice. The filing under the Foreign Agent Registration Act outlines a campaign spanning May 2008 to April 2011 and led by Joshua Trevino, a conservative pundit, who received $389,724.70 under the contract and paid smaller sums to a series of conservative writers.

The posts were in defense of the Malaysian government and in specific opposition to the pro-democracy opposition. Other "subcontractors" on the deal include Ben Domenech, paid $36,000, and Red State writer Brad Jackson,$24,700. Trevino had previously denied the association, but now says it was "a fairly standard PR operation." If possible, doesn't that make it worse?(Trevino, for his part, was fired from the Guardian last year, allegedly also in association with nondisclosure of links to Malaysian interests.)

What we have here is a situation in which a group of 10 conservative bloggers and writers were writing pro-Malaysian government pieces for multiple years as paid propaganda for those interests (and getting paid quite handsomely for it, no less!). Now we hear that it was a "fairly standard PR operation"? Really? So how many of these are out there, on the conservative side?

The prospect of paid propaganda masquerading as legitimate grassroots enterprise has been a constant concern—at least, on this side of the aisle. On the other side, it's apparently enshrined in the movement apparatus itself.

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/03/01/1190...

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#866753 Mar 1, 2013
WILL OBAMA LIE AGAIN wrote:
WASHINGTON The White House says automatic spending reductions set to kick in will be put off until as close to midnight Friday as possible.
The law, passed by Congress on Jan. 2 simply says that "on March 1, 2013, the president shall order a sequestration for fiscal year 2013." That's budget talk for an $85 billion reduction in defense and domestic spending between now and Oct. 1.
President Obama can issue that order at any point in the day.
Sequester: What was the point?
Sequestration looms -- but when would the pain feel real?
When does the sequester start? Don't ask Washington
And White House press secretary Jay Carney says that means midnight, Friday -- or as close to midnight as possible: 11:59 p.m. and 59 seconds.
Because, Carney says, Mr. Obama remains "ever hopeful."
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-250_162-57571986/... ...
AND THERE YOU HAVE IT, YOU PEOPLE THAT WORSHIP OBAMA!
YOUR LORD HAS SPOKEN!President Obama: I will veto any effort to get rid of the sequester cuts
The Jerk-In-Chief is on a vendetta against anyone who dares to question his poor judgement or sequestrated authority.

Recall when Arizona's governor Jan Brewer got in his face with a wagging finger for giving away the country to Mexican Illegals by refusing to enforce immigration laws? Those photographs made it into the media and the Boy Messiah never forgot it. He wrote it on the inside of his underpants.

Now he strikes. Of course, he blames everyone below him for the shameful juvenile behavior unbecoming any American President.

But look at his hands. They're covered with poop.

Rep. Miller: The Responsibility of ICE's Decision to Release Detainees Belongs to the White House, Administration: http://tinyurl.com/adyeu6h

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#866754 Mar 1, 2013
carol wrote:
Mike McCurry, press secretary to President Bill Clinton said,“This White House gets away with stuff I would never have dreamed of doing."
ABC News White House reporter Ann Compton said,“The way the president’s availability to the press has shrunk in the last two years is a disgrace. The president’s day-to-day policy development is almost totally opaque to the reporters trying to do a responsible job of covering it. This is different from every president I covered. This White House goes to extreme lengths to keep the press away.”
http://dyn.politico.com/printstory.cfm...
Think how we feel, Ms. Compton. We're more left out than the press who have always asked the tough questions and got answers from the president.
Bob Woodward said last night the American people are wondering what the hell is going on.
With all due respect, a lot of us were wondering that a long time ago, Mr. Woodward.
Meanwhile, Topix Liberal Ultra Left Wingnut Socialist Democrat Progressives remain prone with pillows over their heads and ears.

They're waiting for the Boy Messiah to approach them from behind.

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Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#866755 Mar 1, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
On Hannity, Woodward Distances Himself From Claim That White House Threatened Him
Woodward: "I Haven't Used That Language"
http://mediamatters.org/video/2013/02/28/on-h...
mediamatters?

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA HA

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#866756 Mar 1, 2013
Homer 2016 wrote:
I won't be around much today.
Love,
Homer
Who are you?

The janitor?

Don't worry. We'll turn the lights off before we leave.

Scoot.

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

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Lapeer, MI

#866757 Mar 1, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Stupid beyond belief.
Why are you quoting your favorite T-Shirt?

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sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#866758 Mar 1, 2013
VIDEO: How The GOP Constantly Pretends Spending Cuts Haven’t Happened

Between the spring 2011 budget fight, the debt ceiling debacle, and the so-called “fiscal cliff,” the United States has cut almost $1.5 trillion in spending over the next decade, plus saving roughly $200 billion more in lower interest payments.

In fact, at the Wall Street Journal breakfast featured in the video, reporter Lori Montgomery brought up all these previous cuts point blank with Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI). Ryan’s rejoinder encapsulated the entire bizarre kabuki dance:“That was last session. We’re going forward now.” Montgomery and the other reporters literally busted out laughing in response.

http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2013/03/01/1...

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

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Lapeer, MI

#866759 Mar 1, 2013
carol wrote:
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The Republicans are doing exactly what they should be doing. Playing chicken with a president who takes and never gives and never does what he promises.
In the game of chicken, the chicken always looks away or veers off first. It's actually come down to this. A president who likes to play games to win rather than solve problems.
The Jerk-In-Chief treats the country the same way he treats the deficit: "Hell, it ain't *MY* money!!"

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sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#866760 Mar 1, 2013
The Sequester Game of Chicken

Just as in 1995, Republicans believe they hold all the high cards. They are 100 percent certain that Barack Obama will buckle and accede to their demands because voters will blame him, rather than them, for any negative consequences resulting from sequestration. The fact that polls universally show that people primarily blame Republicans in Congress appears not to have penetrated their consciousness.

My guess is that the sequestration will be of short duration. In fact, it will last exactly until March 27. That is the day when the appropriations for fiscal year 2013, which began on October 1 last year, run out. Republicans have persistently refused to do their basic work by funding the federal government because they think, just as they did in 1995, that the threat of a government shutdown will force a Democratic president to bow to their will.

Thus far, there is no evidence that Obama is in a mood to be rolled by Republicans. He does not have to run for re-election and he feels confident that the public will blame Republicans in Congress rather than him when the you-know-what hits the fan. I think he believes the government can weather a brief sequester and that Republicans will, ultimately agree to end it when they are forced to finally pass 2013’s appropriations.

I think this is a reasonable assumption. A new report from the Bipartisan Policy Center notes that past sequesters have never been permitted to run their course. It’s such an incredibly stupid way to cut spending that Congress has always relented.

It’s childish and immature for Republicans to behave as if control of one house of Congress somehow gives them a mandate to impose their will on the entire government. But such is the sad state of the Republican Party today, in which a desire to avenge past slights carries more weight than responsibility does.

Read more at http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Columns/2013/03...

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#866761 Mar 1, 2013
carol wrote:
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He didn't have to come right out and use the word "lie" in the language.
Woodward uses synonyms in his book that means "lie" as well as in every interview.
If you heard the entire interview, you'd be embarrassed splitting such a thin hair.
It's like saying I don't like using the word "hate" but would rather say "distrust", "loathe" and "despise" instead. The meaning is still crystal clear.
Woodward has balls and yet speaks like a gentleman.

The Boy Messiah plays with balls and lies like a car salesman.

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sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#866762 Mar 1, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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mediamatters?
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA HA
Hannity? FOX?

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH!

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#866763 Mar 1, 2013
carol wrote:
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An insecure man steals the identities of women who intimidate him.
He's an envious cross-dresser. Thinks he's got better lipstick than you do.

Meanwhile, no one cares about the lipstick but your consistently having the better arguments.

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#866764 Mar 1, 2013
carol wrote:
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Thank you. There are still a few of us left in this world.
Count me in behind you.

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sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#866765 Mar 1, 2013
"No, I did not feel threatened," Woodward responded. "What I have said, David, and come on, you are making, putting words in my mouth. I said I don't think this is the way to operate. And you and I have had many discussions. You've never said to me, Oh, you're going to regret doing that, am I correct?"

"Yes, but this was a specific discussion about a specific point you had raised," Axelrod said. "It seemed like Gene was, in that email, certainly was very, very polite in the way that he pushed back on that. I'm not putting words in your mouth, Bob. It's your newspaper that said you said you were threatened."

http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/a...

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No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#866766 Mar 1, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
VIDEO: How The GOP Constantly Pretends Spending Cuts Haven’t Happened
Between the spring 2011 budget fight, the debt ceiling debacle, and the so-called “fiscal cliff,” the United States has cut almost $1.5 trillion in spending over the next decade, plus saving roughly $200 billion more in lower interest payments.
In fact, at the Wall Street Journal breakfast featured in the video, reporter Lori Montgomery brought up all these previous cuts point blank with Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI). Ryan’s rejoinder encapsulated the entire bizarre kabuki dance:“That was last session. We’re going forward now.” Montgomery and the other reporters literally busted out laughing in response.
http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2013/03/01/1...
sonicfilter continues to provide the moronic justification for the need of cut-n-paste redundancies.

A deranged rumor goes in your ear Polly Parrot, straight out of your mouth..

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No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#866767 Mar 1, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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Hannity? FOX?
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH!
sonicfilter has NO fear of perfection, you'll never achieve it..

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#866768 Mar 1, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Uh There is a difference between a press conference and standing in front of a crowd flapping your gums reading off a teleprompter. Captain Campaigner rides again!!! Somebody ought to tell the clown the election is over.
The Boy Messiah's motivation in all that he does is derived from crowd adulation of NAACP crowd women bouncing theirs boobs and union fools swinging posters and wetting their pants before him.

To him, integrity is only for fools, drunks and little kids.
Following wind direction is everything.

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#866769 Mar 1, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Woodward told Hannity that the President should be questioned about
Bill Ayers!!!
Hannity calls Congressman Keith Ellison a black muslim!
Here we go, off into nutville, and Carols still talking about 57 states!
You just tipped your hand again calling sane people crazy!

I love it!

How did you ever get out of the Straight-Jacket?

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