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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John Galt

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RealDave wrote:
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what a crock of crap.
Do ya think it might be possible to obtain more revenue from such a larger pool?
Gee whiz.
Medical care should be a service that is paid for by individuals like any other service, not a government revenue-raising scheme.
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Just a minute wrote:
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Yes folks, the poster above just finished watching The O'reilly Factor!
"What plan has the president put forth to cut anything in the budget? I don't mean blowing hot air. I mean something on paper."
The above quote were his exact words tonight. A genuine misinformed O'reilly parrot. Neither she nor he knows what's going on. Word for word. lol.
With friends like a racist Al Sharpton, on MSNBC espousing the government to have absolute control over you and your twins deranged lives, all good Marxist sheep believe their handler's propaganda. It's how and why you and your twins RealDave, lily and sonicfilter remain on a big & moregovernment "Blue Magnet" ghetto preserve. Definitely Liberal.
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Yes folks, the poster above just finished watching The O'reilly Factor!
"What plan has the president put forth to cut anything in the budget? I don't mean blowing hot air. I mean something on paper."
The above quote were his exact words tonight. A genuine misinformed O'reilly parrot. Neither she nor he knows what's going on. Word for word. lol.
Phenomenal smackdown!!
lily boca raton fl

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carol wrote:
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Jay Carney and several democrats came out and publicly stated the sequestration came from the White House.
Are they uneducated?
Obama has been blaming the republicans ever since.
He is uneducated?
Or is it just you?
The cuts in the sequester was a compromise to Republicans to raise the debt ceiling. What is wrong with you?
lily waxman raton fl

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lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Oh what a load. The security of the President is paramount; who knows how many loose cannons will use this as an opportunity to get into the White House and do something bad.
Tough luck, you wanted the sequester, deal with the consequences.
Talk about a loose cannon...
John Galt

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Considering volunteers give tours of the White House, do you think the President closing its doors to people who have planned their vacations for months to see it, blaming it on the sequestration, is a childish antic or just plain stupid?
Obama gets pissed when white taxpayers don't want to cough up more money.
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lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Oh what a load. The security of the President is paramount; who knows how many loose cannons will use this as an opportunity to get into the White House and do something bad.
Tough luck, you wanted the sequester, deal with the consequences.
White House retreats from doomsday spending cuts predictions.

I don't know which is worse? Clinton's Y2K scam, planes falling out of the sky, the world ending or Obama's Sequestration Cuts, lies an apocalypse or doomsday will occur. A Sequestration Order, automatic cuts heiled and signed by a Clown Obama.

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A company is set to release a line of clothing that keeps your cellphone charged just by simply going through your day.
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lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Why stop there? Why not just test everyone who works for government; all the cops, the firemen, congress, senate, test everyone, test the banks who got bailouts too. Test all the judges, prosecutors, their secretaries, the mayors, city councils, legislatures, lobbyists, go for it.
Yeah, and arrest every single one of them with any trace of anything in their urine, make them all felons, put them in prison....
you rightwingers are all for that authoritarian bullshyt, ain'tcha?
Drugs are against the law and cops who ticket you for parking should not be committing felonies.
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lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Phenomenal smackdown!!
Courage in deranged liberals is often mistaken with insanity lily.
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Yes folks, the poster above just finished watching The O'reilly Factor!
"What plan has the president put forth to cut anything in the budget? I don't mean blowing hot air. I mean something on paper."
The above quote were his exact words tonight. A genuine misinformed O'reilly parrot. Neither she nor he knows what's going on. Word for word. lol.
We now take "just a minute" break directly from MSNBC...
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lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Phenomenal smackdown!!
Well, then just try really hard to grab a bar stool and get your nose and bottle up off the Happy Hour floor again. It can happen.
John Galt

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Are they going to hang his useless body from a meat hook in the public square like they did with Il Duce?
Pity the flies.
No, but that might happen here if the dictator refuses to leave office when his term is over.
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Not one person on the left - not one - can come up just with one thing the president has proposed in a plan to cut spending.
He talks a lot. But if he ever had a plan, Senate Democrats would have passed it already.
So how can the left possibly think the Republicans have anything whatsoever to go on?
It's the enigma of the left.
Lesson #5 All "spending" is not created equal. That's why the "sequester" is so stupid.

The sequester requires everything to be cut by exactly the same amount. That assumes that every outlay is just as important as every other outlay. But that defies common sense.

Cutting some kinds of spending has a greater impact on our long-term welfare than cutting other spending. And just as importantly, some cuts are simply fairer than others.

The Republicans want to cut Social Security benefits over the long run. Which do you think is fairer -- cutting Social Security spending for people who have a median income of $22,000 per year, or ending the tax loophole (tax expenditure) that allows speculators who run hedge funds -- and sometimes make billions -- to pay 15 percent to 20 percent lower tax rates than people who produce goods and services for a living?

Very few Americans would agree that requiring middle income people who work as contractors to the federal government to take a 20 percent cut in pay would have the same impact on the people involved as cutting the tax subsidy we give to big oil companies that are making record profits.

Fewer still believe that a tax subsidy for executives who fly around in corporate jets is a better use of taxpayer money than feeding poor children.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-creamer/...
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lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Phenomenal smackdown!!
Something tells me she too will ignore the facts, when presented, as he did tonight on his show. It's easier that way.
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lily boca raton fl wrote:
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The cuts in the sequester was a compromise to Republicans to raise the debt ceiling. What is wrong with you?
These other posters have obviously not spent all afternoon and evening at Tuesday's Boca Happy Hour.
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Lesson #6: These arbitrary, automatic spending cuts did not result from a "failure to communicate" in Washington.

Many pundits seem obsessed with the notion that the sequester is simply a result of the poor communication or negotiating skills of Washington politicians. Frankly that is simply ridiculous.

In 2011 the Republicans made a conscious decision to refuse to raise the debt ceiling -- to pay the country's bills -- unless they could ring budget concessions from the president. They were willing to blow themselves -- and the economy -- to pieces to get their way. The sequester was part of the deal that was struck to avoid that man-made catastrophe.

Now the Republicans are once again holding the country hostage to its demands to "cut entitlements" -- meaning Social Security, and Medicare -- and to maintain tax loopholes for the wealthy. They have resorted to hostage-taking because their positions are so unpopular that they believe they have no chance of passing them them through a normal democratic process. So they refuse to compromise one inch when it comes to a fix that might avoid the arbitrary cuts that even they admit will hurt the economy.

Better "communication" or "negotiating skills" will not affect this intransigence one iota. As today's Washington Post makes clear, their unwillingness to cRepublican leadership and their far right wing.

The GOP's supporters on Wall Street had a big role getting them to back off their threat to default on the nation's debts. Wall Street believed that default could lead to another worldwide financial market meltdown. Not so with the sequester. In fact, many on Wall Street have actually been crusading for more austerity and stock prices have remained high.

Many federal contractors are, of course, directly affected by the sequester and are certainly weighing in with the Republican leadership. In fact, the GOP sequester strategy carries many risks for the Party, but these risks will not materialize as a result of anything that goes on exclusively inside the Beltway.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-creamer/...
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Something tells me she too will ignore the facts, when presented, as he did tonight on his show. It's easier that way.
Chris Matthews and Rachel Madcow always follow that pattern.
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Lincoln wrote:
<quoted text>With friends like a racist Al Sharpton, on MSNBC espousing the government to have absolute control over you and your twins deranged lives, all good Marxist sheep believe their handler's propaganda. It's how and why you and your twins RealDave, lily and sonicfilter remain on a big & moregovernment "Blue Magnet" ghetto preserve. Definitely Liberal.
Lol. If I wanted discourse with a clown I'd find a circus. Get a life sonny. Past your bedtime?
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lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Oh what a load. The security of the President is paramount; who knows how many loose cannons will use this as an opportunity to get into the White House and do something bad.
Tough luck, you wanted the sequester, deal with the consequences.
The security of the country is far more important than the security of a do-nothing government employee.

However, the sequester is great and let the boy make a fool of himself.

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