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 ... Read more

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#880326 Mar 26, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>It took a bit of head knocking to begin straightening that mess out, tossing Rick Wagoner and the directors who supported him was a long overdue enema.
GM is healthier now than it was when John DeLorean penned the most informative auto industry book ever__"On a clear day you can see GM."
The Detroit 3 are doing well presently as are all but a couple of the import companies.
"Realtime"
If gm, government motors, is doing so damn well why do they not repay the taxpayers 35 billion bailout?
Peace
KMA
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#880328 Mar 26, 2013
Not Surprized wrote:
<quoted text>
Waxturds, ROTFLMAO!
Wrong Waxturd but please, keep guessing. It's entertaining to witness you proving daily what a clueless numskull you are!
You're still an idiot... Patrick...
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#880329 Mar 26, 2013
Not Surprized wrote:
<quoted text>
Waxturds, ROTFLMAO!
Wrong Waxturd but please, keep guessing. It's entertaining to witness you proving daily what a clueless numskull you are!
Nope!

You are an idiot, ROTFLMAO!
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#880330 Mar 26, 2013
Waxman wrote:
<quoted text>
Nope!
You are an idiot, ROTFLMAO!
Patrick stays curled up in Waxman's exhaust pipe... Not Surprized a hospice case with No cure..

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#880332 Mar 26, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Our Dear Leader has improved the economy he inherited.
Perhaps if your dear party had not put us in such a bad way & then helped us recover, the current economy would be better.
Unless you are over 80 year old, you never experienced as severe of a recession.
"real dumb"
I am less than 80 and experienced a worse economy and economic situation, Jimmy Carter was president, 15% percent inflation, spiraling gas prices. Your kind of government.
Peace
KMA
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#880333 Mar 26, 2013
Not Surprized wrote:
<quoted text>
Sure numskull, whatever you say!! Lol. spared the spam...
You're still an idiot... Patrick...
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#880335 Mar 26, 2013
Not Surprized wrote:
<quoted text>
You're still a topix troll, Waxturd sockpuppet,. ROFLMAO!!
Act like a idiot Patrick, expect to be treated like an idiot..
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#880336 Mar 26, 2013
Not Surprized wrote:
<quoted text>
You're still a topix troll, Waxturd sockpuppet,. ROFLMAO!!
You're still an idiot Patrick...

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#880338 Mar 26, 2013
Jane Says wrote:
As spring break begins for schoolchildren across the country, thousands of students will travel to Washington, DC. The trips, funded by bake sales and other events throughout the year, will allow the students to take in Washington's historic landmarks.
One premier destination is off-limits this year, however. A few weeks ago, the Obama Administration announced it was suspending public, self-guided tours of the White House as a result of the automatic sequester cuts that the administration proposed in 2011. While America's students stand outside the White House fence, the First Daughters, Sasha and Malia, are enjoying spring break with friends at the Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas.
Breitbart News' Matt Boyle broke the news Monday morning that numerous sources have reported seeing the First Daughters in the Bahamas this weekend. Presumably, the Obamas are paying the costs of the resort out of their own pockets. THE ROBUST SECRET SERVICE DETAIL THAT MUST ACCOMPANY THE FIRST DAUGHTERS, HOWEVER, IS FUNDED BY TAXPAYERS.
THE PRINCIPAL REASON THE WHITE HOUSE CANCELED PUBLIC TOURS WAS TO SAVE MONEY ON SECRET SERVICE STAFF.
The White House reported that suspending the tours would save $74,000 a week. Other reports have put the savings at just $18,000 a week.
Whichever the true amount, the Secret Service detail necessary to protect the First Daughters on their spring break could likely have been used to keep the White House open to the rest of America's school children. Judicial Watch reported that Malia Obama's Spring Break in Mexico last year cost taxpayers over $115,000. That amount would cover 2-6 weeks of White House tours.
At the very least, it would ensure that, this spring break, thousands of America's students could cap their trip to DC with a uniquely American tradition--a tour of the White House.
The Liar-In-Chief continues to show his talents.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#880340 Mar 26, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Milk just flew out of my nose.
That's not milk but Man Juice.

You suck.
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#880341 Mar 26, 2013
Not Surprized wrote:
<quoted text>
Waxturd sockpuppet,. ROFLMAO!!
Location hidden, eh.. Patrick?
That's funny. We can easily tell where your head is buried. You're still an idiot Patrick..
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#880342 Mar 26, 2013
Not Surprized wrote:
<quoted text>
Waxturd sockpuppet,. ROFLMAO!!
Nope - not me. Go fetch me a beer, zero.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#880343 Mar 26, 2013
The Liar-In-Chief still holds the attention and trust of Liberals. Never give a sucker an even break.

Zuckerman:‘Great Recession’ Gives Way to ‘Grand Illusion’: http://tinyurl.com/d6v9zes

The Boy Messiah evades all that is important and instead plays with Gay Marriage, Race Cards, Late Night Al Green and his cow dances at the Oscars.

..while we slide into oblivion.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#880345 Mar 26, 2013
Defending Fox News Is a Fool's Errand for Conservatives

Watch Jonathan Tobin try and fail so that you're never tempted to downplay the awfulness of cable news.

When I started reading Jonathan Tobin's defense of Fox News, a certain YouTube clip immediately came to mind. "Liberals take it as an article of faith that Fox is not merely biased but a travesty that serious people should ignore," he argues. "But the notion that there is something unholy about what is broadcast on Fox or that its mix of news and opinion is uniquely biased has never stood up to scrutiny."

Oh no?
I dare him to find the CNN analog of this "unholy" gem, which peaks after one minute and 10 seconds: VIDEO

That isn't to say that serious people shouldn't also ignore CNN, just because they never let Glenn Beck pretend to douse anyone in gas and nearly light them on fire. There's too much exceptional long-form journalism to waste time trying to inform yourself via any cable news channel, and if you're tuning into TV for entertainment you can do a lot better watching HBO. Or Nick at Nite.

Still, Fox News President Roger Ailes signed Beck, paying him millions of dollars to play an unbalanced lunatic five evenings per week. The melodramatic antics and chalkboard conspiracy theories help explain why Tobin's defense of Fox would be inadequate even if it were accurate.

"The real difference between Fox and its competitors is not so much its divergence from liberalism," Tobin writes, "as Ailes's honesty about the fact that his network has a different frame of reference." This doesn't just ignore the absurdist antics. It gives Ailes, who tag-lined his network "Fair and Balanced," more credit that anyone else for ideological forthrightness. That probably slipped passed Tobin because Fox News is so manifestly not "fair and balanced" that the tag isn't even regarded as misleading anymore because there's no one could possibly be fooled by it.

Well, almost no one.

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2...
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#880346 Mar 26, 2013
The problem with Fox News is that its commentary is too often factually inaccurate and intellectually dishonest. There are notable exceptions: Just as there are a few people doing great work on MSNBC, Fox News has Erick Erickson's frequently smart commentary to make up for its months of inane Sarah Palin blathering, and Kirsten Powers to inject a semblance of fact-based sanity into Bill O'Reilly's cavalcade of gruff rants.

There are some other folks doing good work too, but they're overshadowed by inanity that overflows from the archives of The Daily Show, which has won multiple Emmys showing a generation that Fox News is rife with bullshit and that trying to defend it by saying it's no worse than CNN and MSNBC is like defending Parliaments by saying they're no more unhealthy than Marlboros.

"What Ailes and his backer Rupert Murdoch did was to find an underserved niche of the news market," Tobin concludes. "Only in this case that niche is made up of approximately half of the American people." Sounds like Fox News math to me. As I figure it, the United States has about 313 million people, and Fox News averages about 3 million viewers in prime time, so evidently the niche is somewhat smaller than half of the American people.

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2...
carol

Orlando, FL

#880348 Mar 26, 2013
dem wrote:
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That's all you came away with from the movie?
Sure it wasn't just a bad dream?
That wasn't part of the movie. Just did some research on my own.

The movie was just about two young men who were put in one of Mao's "re-education" camps. One of them told stories of the classics to the others and both fell in love with the same girl. It was educational in seeing how these people coped with the iron fist of communism.
carol

Orlando, FL

#880349 Mar 26, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Our Dear Leader has improved the economy he inherited.
Perhaps if your dear party had not put us in such a bad way & then helped us recover, the current economy would be better.
Unless you are over 80 year old, you never experienced as severe of a recession.
The economy is hanging by a thread propped up by the Feds printing money that keeps devaluing the dollar and Wall Street only surviving because, as one person put it, "we're the prettiest horse in the glue factory" in light of the global economy and the more serious problems in Europe.

This president doesn't like capitalism, so the more things go south, the closer he is to fundamentally changing the country.

You really don't get it, do you?
carol

Orlando, FL

#880350 Mar 26, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
"This exercise is a bit sensitive, but really drives home the point that even though symbols are arbitrary, they take on very strong and emotional meanings," the exercise states. "Most will hesitate. Ask why they can't step on the paper. Discuss the importance of symbols in culture."
Read more: http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2013/03/26/School...
i see no problem with it.
but there should also be no problem if a student refuses to participate.
So if a Republican activist told the students to write OBAMA on a sheet of paper and stomp on it, that would be okay too?
carol

Orlando, FL

#880351 Mar 26, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
"This exercise is a bit sensitive, but really drives home the point that even though symbols are arbitrary, they take on very strong and emotional meanings," the exercise states. "Most will hesitate. Ask why they can't step on the paper. Discuss the importance of symbols in culture."
Read more: http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2013/03/26/School...
i see no problem with it.
but there should also be no problem if a student refuses to participate.
And if it were only an "exercise to point out symbols are arbitrary", why was the student who refused to do it suspended?

Indoctrination and following orders without question is exactly why so many Jews were exterminated.

You really don't see the danger in the liberal indoctrination in our schools?
Albuquerque Slim

Scottsdale, AZ

#880352 Mar 26, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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I don't know; perhaps when they realize that they were being conned out of 10% of their earnings and the pastor had a private jet and owned diamond mines in Africa? Duh!
Sounds like Obama.

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