Barack Obama, our next President

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

Temecula, CA

#870958 Mar 9, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Israel's mosquito is much larger than the hummingbird which only weighs an ounce and a half and actually looks like a small yard bird.
Maybe one day someone will find a way to shrink the technology even further.
Those micro UAV's aren't what's being discussed by the likes of Curly Paul__he's talking about hunter killer drones with advanced guidance weapons systems such as the Reaper. Those weapons won't be made available to law enforcement agencies.
Don't be so sure. Police departments around the country are already armed to the gills with military weapons and vehicles that have no sane use against civilians.

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TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#870959 Mar 9, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Marriage should be a private contract between individuals. They can call it whatever they choose.
"Marriage" should have no bearing on tax law. Why should anyone pay higher or lower taxes based on their marital situation, including the "marriage penalty."
Get the government out of our bedrooms by getting the government out of the marriage business.
Being penalized for being married AND honest, while loserTics, cheaters and life long slacker and/or moochers grease by like the scum they chose to act like, off the backs of others, do sucketh for many!!!

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TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#870960 Mar 9, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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If homosexuality is genetic, sooner or later someone will do exactly what you fear.
I for one, do not believe that all instances of are genetic, but rather just another form of leverage being used as rebuttal. for those who choose alternative lifetyles outside the realms of what is perceived as the "norm", in defending the chosen lifestyle of.

Selective genetics via scientific alterations, is warped.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#870961 Mar 9, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Don't tell me, tell you right whiner buddies.
Listen DUHM Duh A Vey--I tend to lean (in equal parts) toward left wingers.

It's in the genetic balance.

So get back in your pointy tin foil hat, just want to whine corner of wormDUHMness...at least till you figure THAT out lol.
carol

Orlando, FL

#870962 Mar 9, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Tomorrow, let's drop ancient history and move on to the current economic disaster of the Obama administration, particularly its devastating effects on poor blacks.
Sometimes you just have to try and prove a point. But you're absolutely right. The present is much more pressing in terms of the future than the past.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#870964 Mar 9, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
The DNA of the demokratic party is inbred with FDR Jim Crow racism, hate and ignorance.
Edit: and years of O'Kennedy rumrunning via mesh screen doors of wide open, unconstrained immigration poliTics.
Lincoln

United States

#870965 Mar 9, 2013
carol wrote:
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Sometimes you just have to try and prove a point. But you're absolutely right. The present is much more pressing in terms of the future than the past.
Economic disaster was created under President Bush.
Stock market at all time high under President Obama.

Tough for a GOP divided between
Christians "against abortion"
and Libertarians "who favor abortion".
new yawk

Tonawanda, NY

#870966 Mar 9, 2013
Depends on the potential parents. And that's where Science would have a problem IF it wants to continue the Born Gay DNA Argument and Research.

The "Born Gay" theory/hypothesis was put forth by a Homosexual Scientist. Not exactly unbiased. And certainly not hard Science or Scientific Fact, at present.

If Science did isolate the "homosexual gene", potential parents wouldn't necessarily have to pass on reproducing or opt for gene therapy to eliminate homosexuality.

They could just terminate the pregnancy through abortion.

PS Ever see the movie "Gattaca" ?( 1997 ~ With Ethan Hawke, Jude Law, Uma Thurman ).
John Galt wrote:
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The homosexual community faces a problem here. If science could isolate the "homosexual gene", would potential parents pass on reproducing if faced with a homosexual child? Or would they opt for gene therapy to eliminate homosexuality.
Just wondering if science might end homosexuality, unless it is a lifestyle choice and not genetic?

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#870967 Mar 9, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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But marriage does have legal bearing in things such as tax law.
The entire problem could be solved by eliminating the use of the word "marriage" & substitute "civil union" in all references to licenses & legal matters.
People would have a "civil union" aspect & a "marriage" aspect (if they so desire) to their weddings.
The 'problem' could be solved by getting government completely out of the marriage business. Because it is none of their business. Just like how much I make or my wealth. It's none of their business. FairTax.org

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#870968 Mar 9, 2013
new yawk wrote:
The DNA Argument of "Born Gay" would be better served if The DNA of Identical Twins was studied where one is Heterosexual and one is Homosexual.
Only came to my attention through personal experience.
Identical Twins, one is Homosexual, one is Heterosexual.
Despite exact same DNA. So ... Just an off topic observation.:)
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Good morning.

Interesting indeed. I just read where there have been identical twin studies where one twin had the genetic condition progeria and the other didn't. Yet, no one is questioning the link between genetics and progeria.

http://www.livescience.com/4833-identical-twi...
carol

Orlando, FL

#870969 Mar 9, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
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Sure stupid here they are.
www.thestreet.com/.../here-are-the-budget-cut... ...
Sorry, page couldn't be found.

However, did you know this is the fourth year in a row this president hasn't submitted a budget before the deadline of February 1?

He said it would be ready sometime in April.

If he wasn't squawking so loud and blaming Republicans for not passing a budget of spending cuts that doesn't exist, his procrastination might be more forgiveable.
carol

Orlando, FL

#870970 Mar 9, 2013
NBC - The widespread lingering caution from consumers and employers alike more than three years after the Great Recession officially ended is now one of the biggest hurdles to a more robust recovery.

...If the Great Recession officially ended three years ago, what do we call it now?

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#870971 Mar 9, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Israel's mosquito is much larger than the hummingbird which only weighs an ounce and a half and actually looks like a small yard bird.
Maybe one day someone will find a way to shrink the technology even further.
Those micro UAV's aren't what's being discussed by the likes of Curly Paul__he's talking about hunter killer drones with advanced guidance weapons systems such as the Reaper. Those weapons won't be made available to law enforcement agencies.
Oh yes they will. Given time.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#870972 Mar 9, 2013
885,000 people quit looking for work in February.

Yeah, things are great!
Lincoln

United States

#870973 Mar 9, 2013
carol wrote:
NBC - The widespread lingering caution from consumers and employers alike more than three years after the Great Recession officially ended is now one of the biggest hurdles to a more robust recovery.
...If the Great Recession officially ended three years ago, what do we call it now?
Ask John Galt if he supports abortion!
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#870974 Mar 9, 2013
TSM wrote:
I love Liberals/Democrats how they attempt to erase their Racist Past!!
Here’s a Short Quiz: whose party attacked civil right marches with Fire Hoses and K 9 Dogs, the party that blocked access to Blacks Students from entering an Alabama University, the party that Wire Tape Martin Luther King’s office?
Blacks may have switched parties, bought and paid for by LBJ, but the democrats kept and still have all their racist management.

How does the GOP somehow inherit the demokratic icons FDR or Kennedy's extremist racist history?

The GOP doesn't have blatant organized anti-black racism on public record or the national archives.
World Champion

Brooklyn, NY

#870975 Mar 9, 2013
This just in from news chopper 69- there has been a toilet backup at popeyes on flatbush ave. They have not stopped serving fried chicken and the bathroom is closed. Massive fecal build up is expected. The threat level is brown and smelly.
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#870976 Mar 9, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Oh yes they will. Given time.
When these little flying machines get below a few ounces in weight weather raises it's head, wind, rain and such.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#870977 Mar 9, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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I for one, do not believe that all instances of are genetic, but rather just another form of leverage being used as rebuttal. for those who choose alternative lifetyles outside the realms of what is perceived as the "norm", in defending the chosen lifestyle of.
Selective genetics via scientific alterations, is warped.
Agree on the first part, but the second part is already being done.
new yawk

Tonawanda, NY

#870978 Mar 9, 2013
And who could argue against your point.

Except, John Holden, Obama's Science Czar is a strong proponent and advocate of Eugenics.

And Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel is a modern day Dr. Mengele where Eugenics are concerned. Obama Adviser on ObamaCare, Death Panels,
End-Of-Life etc. et al.

He was also Chair of The German Advocates of Eugenics.

Dr Ezekiel Emanuel: "Death to Those With Dementia, as Useless Eaters".

So, although The World does not need anymore etc. et al. Hitler freaks, America has several seated in places of power, authority and decision-making-policy with regard to Health Care(?).

TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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Listen Mr, this world does not need anymore vile, self serving, power hungry dictators like that Hitler freak, and his genetic mutations of ego-maniacal, deranged and depraved mad scientific type adulterations and abominations to humanity.
Talk about children of the corn. Ewe.

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