Barack Obama, our next President

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#876186 Mar 19, 2013
Homer 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>It's sad how you go through life living in constant fear.
It's sad how you go through life living in constant ignorance.

No fear, No brains.

You're a fearless wonder.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#876187 Mar 19, 2013
mdbuilder wrote:
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So how's that Feinstein gun grab coming along?
Hairy Reid buried the Feinstein bill.

But voters will remember in 2014.

Orlando, FL

#876188 Mar 19, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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Sharon Bowles, who chairs the European Parliament's Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee is appalled. "This grabbing of ordinary depositors's money is billed as a tax," she said, "so as to try and circumvent the EU's deposit guarantee laws. It robs smaller investors of the protection they were promised."
The EU has a poor record in predicting the consequences of its bailouts. Time and again it has under-estimated the impact of austerity.
Obama would tax every cent in your bank account so quickly your head would spin. Don't imagine for one minute he wouldn't.

Everyone is taking home less pay now despite his promise the middle class wouldn't see higher taxes. It's going to be even less next year when Obamacare kicks in.

Tax, spend, waste...and tax some more. That's his plan.

Obama thinks he, i.e. the government, is more entitled to your money than you are because he has a "vision".

The same vision Europe had decades ago before Europeans ran out of money to give the government to take care of them.
Joe Stalin


#876189 Mar 19, 2013
Jane Says wrote:
What Saddam’s ouster achieved
‘The Finance Minister resigns!” This was the headline in Iraqi newspapers the other day, reporting on the minister’s “disagreements” with the prime minister and the possibility of other ministerial defections.
Most of Iraq’s 100 or so newspapers and magazines covered the story, offering different analyses and comments.
10 yrs ago, in Saddam Hussein’s “Republic of Fear,” this would’ve been unthinkable. Under the despot, no official high or low would dare think of resignation. One was either fired by the Ra’is (chief) or kept one’s mouth shut.
And being fired wasn’t the end of the story. The disgraced official might be imprisoned, exiled or even murdered. Between 1977 and 2003, over 200 top officials, including six ministers and 14 members of the ruling Ba’ath party, were liquidated.
Then, too, the news would either be kept out of the media or carried as a filler of a few words in inside pages of the party newspaper. There would, of course, be no comment. The disgraced official would become a nonperson. Sometimes his entire family would be wiped out or jailed.
In Iraq, the only risk-free move was to praise Saddam. In 20 years, artists and photographers produced 20 million portraits of him. By 2003, no fewer than 10,000 busts and marble and bronze effigies of the tyrant polluted the Iraqi landscape.
Saddam’s atrocities, including the massacre of women and children with chemical weapons in Halabcheh, are too well documented to need recall.
His sinister prison, known as The Palace of the End, was a death factory that claimed more than 100,000 lives.
The Iraqis’ favorite proverb was: Hold your tongue to keep your head.
Now things are different. With fear gone, Iraqis are exercising their right to complain, criticize and vilify their leaders to the full. They comment on everything under the sun.
They’re also free to travel, both inside and outside the country, which needed authorization from the secret police under Saddam. They have satellite TV, cellphones, computers and even bicycles — things Saddam’s secret police deemed symbols of treason, punishable by imprisonment or death.
The Saddamite system was just one version of the “security-military” model developed in Arab countries from the 1950s to the ’80s. Saddam’s demise meant the beginning of the end for that model. It showed that even the most bloodthirsty despot could someday meet his comeuppance.
In the last decade, Iraqis have experienced immense suffering caused by sectarianism, jihadism, corruption and ian, as Saddam’s apologists claimed. Nor was it about imposing democracy by force. It was about two things: stopping a time bomb that was ticking in the heart of the region and removing the impediment to democratization that was Saddam's regime.
More than a million Americans fought and worked in Iraq. They share part of the credit for the fact that Iraqis today are able to run their own lives without fear. They can be proud that, once again, American power was used to free a nation from tyranny.
What Saddam’s ouster achieved - ?
nowhere, especially here in the declining USA.
Oh, um, sure. You kill 1,200,000 to avenge the deaths of, what? 200,000? I'm sure they're very grateful. But... what does the War in Iraq, that horrible mess that led to nothing except the complete loss of respect in the rest of the world and the revelation of how crass, cruel, and boorish U.S. troops abroad are... what's that got to do with the current President?
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#876190 Mar 19, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Donald Rumsfeld's son Nick is/was an addict.
Didn't know that. Will the Russians have to pay the tax in Cypress?
or are they feverishly moving their money to the Caymans now?
"Allo, Mittsky, vat iz plan now?"

Since: May 11

Aspers, PA

#876191 Mar 19, 2013
Eman wrote:
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Do you try to come across like a teenaged girl?
I'm just quoting you & your ilk.

If you are admitting you act like little girls then it is actually good for your meal health to be so self aware.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#876192 Mar 19, 2013
Injudgement wrote:
<quoted text>You mean we could have elected a man that hides his money in off shore accounts and promised to do EXACTLY each and everything that Bush did.
Tell us all how those ten years of Bush tax cuts created jobs and paid the bills.
Tell us how the last 5 years of obama policies have created jobs and paid the bills.
Joe Stalin


#876193 Mar 19, 2013
positronium wrote:
<quoted text>Obama's goal.
Well, I suppose 80 greedy people is a crowd if you live in Bumfuck. I'm sure the banks will bus in some Russians today so you won't have to be quite as embarassed.

Orlando, FL

#876194 Mar 19, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Carol, keep on making an ass out of yourself.
Lots of people & countries are threats.
Do you recommend invading each & every one?
Well, let's see...Kerry, Gore, Hillary and Bill Clinton, Albright and Pelosi top the list of all other democrats who thought so.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#876195 Mar 19, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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not so good.
but you should hope there's not another Newtown in the near future.
Sonic...are you going to do something stupid?
Joe Stalin


#876196 Mar 19, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Thank you for your concern about the Marines killed in Nevada.
I didn't see that. What'd they do, trip and fall on their bayonets? Don't tell me, it was four of them right? Six?

“Gloria Ad Caput Venire”

Since: Jan 08

Location hidden

#876197 Mar 19, 2013
shovelhead72 wrote:
<quoted text>How's that working out?
Like history says it will.

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#876198 Mar 19, 2013
Jimmy wrote:
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Morons like you love the race card.
I beg your pardon, sir Gunner Troll, but unless idiots or Grumpy Old Pricks are now a race, your comment makes as much sense as yours usually do, i.e., NONE.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#876199 Mar 19, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>It's a Hindu name but he had grown up in Lake Mary Florida and had attended UCF since 2010. He hadn't any problems at the school until he didn't re register yet continued to live in the dorm. He had a couple of traffic infractions it 2006.
His roommate and others who knew him at school said that he was anti social but not in a scary way.
Looks like his head jumped time eh?
If true, any school that allows non-students to continue to live in the dorm is irresponsible.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#876200 Mar 19, 2013
mdbuilder wrote:
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But I've got your words and the headlines to prove I'm right.
How many beer soaked cigarette butts did you gulp last night?
Ask Sarah Palin who was sucking that Big Gulp making cross eyes at the the group of morans at cpac. You ain't raght 'bout nuffin Jefro,'cept that yer too dern dumb to knowed it, is all.
Here's a hint: don't stare into the headlights

Since: May 11

Aspers, PA

#876201 Mar 19, 2013
TSM wrote:
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RealDave was Kerry lying in 2003?
Mar 2003 - For:“I think Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction are a threat, and that's why I voted to hold him accountable and to make certain that we disarm him. I think we need to …”(“All Things Considered”, 3/19/03)
He was repeating what Bush told them.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#876202 Mar 19, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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What a liar; anyone who does all that cannot possibly be such a miserable bytch
right.... just like you've called me a liar when i've said that I donate my time and money to WORTHY causes. you've even posted you don't trust charities (probably because like many Democrats--you're cheap when the money comes out of your own pocket).

meanwhile, what DO YOU EVER DO besides come on here and argue? when are you NOT on Topix?

I doubt you've ever put your money where you boney fingers and big mouth are. ever. but as an Obot you're on here everyday preaching to let the government waste my money on your fellow Obots, relative hoodie wearing thugs and your illegal alien pool boy and the 10 undocumented relatives he shares a room with.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#876203 Mar 19, 2013
I love how you loony left wingers think you know what kerry and gore would have done. With your clarvoyance why aren't you millionaires?

Fishers, IN

#876204 Mar 19, 2013
carol wrote:
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John Kerry would have taken down Saddam just as quickly as Bush after 9/11. He considered Saddam a threat before and after 9/11 based on his own words.
Al Gore and Hillary Clinton would have taken the same action as Bush based on their own words.
Unless you're implying all of them couldn't grasp the situation at hand and would have lied to the American public after the fact as well.
What are you implying exactly?
that they would have been just as wrong as Bush was for buying into the lies.

though it's nice of you to point out that the American public was lied to after the fact, and by none of the above.
Homer 2016

Bethlehem, PA

#876205 Mar 19, 2013
Eman wrote:
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If I stop posting it will be on my terms.
Drama queen

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