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 ... Full Story
carol

Orlando, FL

#881354 Mar 28, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Cyprus is sitting on a natural gas gold mine
http://money.cnn.com/2013/03/21/news/economy/...
Yes, they are.

Just like us. And we also have more oil than the Middle Eastern countries combined. But Obama prefers not to disturb it.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#881355 Mar 28, 2013
carol wrote:
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Uh-huh, look at all it's done for you. Say, um, Pops, I hear there's a big sale on Depends down at the Walmart...
That's nice.

But you and your Moozlim brothers should stop wearing them on your heads. You look silly.

Plus, don't they block the Sunroof when you're driving?

Think Safety. Wear a bag over your head instead.
carol

Orlando, FL

#881356 Mar 28, 2013
carol wrote:
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Does your bias have no limits? The History Channel is now part of your imagined rightwing Fox-type conspiracy?
The footage and never before seen clips of everything that went on behind the scenes was actually pretty amazing.
Did you know there was almost a fist fight between the Secret Service and the Texas police trying to get Kennedy's casket out of the hospital and onto Air Force One because of a law in Texas that said autoposies had to be performed in that state for forensic reasons?
Jacqueline, unfortunately, had to witness the whole thing. The Secret Service finally bulldozed through the police with the casket and with Jacqueline running beside it.
Guns were even drawn at one point. I had no idea any of that happened. Did you?
But the History Channel usually does a good job reporting actual events as they happened.
Oh god save me! she's so dumb she'll keep yelling out you she loves you even after you've driven off with the rest of the team leaving her naked under the bleachers. The ONLY part of that pointless story that matters, carol, is that a Democratic President of the United States was assassinated in TEXAS. Do you think he'd be dead if he'd gone to Vermont or Massachusetts instead? Why is that, carol? Why do you suppose a President might be assassinated under EXTRAORDINARILY suspicious circumstances in one state and yet not in another? Hmmmmm? Hmmmmmm, carol?

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#881357 Mar 28, 2013
Your lame attempts to make a TV Show appear to be an honest account proves you to be what we've always said about you.

A very badly educated ignoramus who is too lazy to read historical perspectives written by those who actually were there and instead relies on a TV dramatization to get her 'facts'.

Isn't that exactly what you did with the Terri Schiavo case??

Ignore the Doctors treating her in favor of politicians like Bill Frist and Jeb Bush, who ended up looking like complete fools, so badly it ended the political career of both Jeb and Frist. And badly damaged Dubya and all Repugnants in the process.

You're a not too bright person who is easily led.

To the point that you still insisted you were right, even as the autopsy proved she did not have any brain, which is just what her Doctors had said all along.

Same thing happened here. Carol got sucked in.
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
Does your bias have no limits? The History Channel is now part of your imagined rightwing Fox-type conspiracy?
The footage and never before seen clips of everything that went on behind the scenes was actually pretty amazing.
Did you know there was almost a fist fight between the Secret Service and the Texas police trying to get Kennedy's casket out of the hospital and onto Air Force One because of a law in Texas that said autoposies had to be performed in that state for forensic reasons?
Jacqueline, unfortunately, had to witness the whole thing. The Secret Service finally bulldozed through the police with the casket and with Jacqueline running beside it.
Guns were even drawn at one point. I had no idea any of that happened. Did you?
But the History Channel usually does a good job reporting actual events as they happened.
carol

Orlando, FL

#881358 Mar 28, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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As the historical distance grows between now and the 'Camelot' Period, the Kennedy Family legacy is increasingly growing into The Great Fleecing.
Liberal Media created the Kennedy lies and those lies have become threadbare now where we can see through it all.
The list of Kennedy BS is shockingly long from the corrupt Daddy Kennedy to Chappaquiddick Kennedy to Jackie screwing anything that moved from Mafia playthings to him and little Bobby sharing Marilyn Monroe.
It is simply amazing just how powerful Liberal media can be. Look at the lies they tell today with the Boy Messiah. A generation from now, the 'Kennedy' Effect will come clear again and people will then ask once more "How did they fall for that crap back then?".
History repeats itself. With the Jerk-In-Chief, I can hear that repetition as a Liberal stutter.
That was an amazingly insightful post.

The assassination of any president always makes any criticism hands off.

But time also has a way of making it possible to take off the gloves at some point.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#881359 Mar 28, 2013
There are 34.5 people per square mile on Terra. Hardly crowded.

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#881360 Mar 28, 2013
US Oil Production: Record Rise in 2012

"According to a new report from the U.S. Department of Energy’s information service, U.S. crude oil production is expected to increase by 760,000 barrels a day in 2012, an all-time record.
“This is the largest rise in annual output since the beginning of U.S. commercial crude oil production in 1859,” EIA Administrator Adam Sieminski said in a statement.
Increased drilling in the shale formations in North Dakota, Montana and Texas are behind this boost in output.
READ MORE: An American Oil Find Larger Than All of OPEC.
Total U.S. crude oil production is on target to reach 6.4 million barrels per day in 2012, the highest for any year since 1997.
In today’s report the EIA has also revised its predictions for crude oil production in 2013, now forecasting that U.S. will produce more than 7 million barrels per day for the first time since 1992.
The news comes just a week after the EIA released a report saying that the U.S. will become increasingly energy independent in the next three decades as it boosts its production of oil, natural gas and renewable power such as solar and wind.
Oil industry analysts expect that an increase in U.S. crude oil production should help push gas prices lower."

Your silly propaganda is all bullshit.

Aren't you Christians supposed to tell the truth??

So why do you lie about everything??
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes, they are.
Just like us. And we also have more oil than the Middle Eastern countries combined. But Obama prefers not to disturb it.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#881361 Mar 28, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> No
yes.

2004....

Tax Returns: A Comprehensive Assessment of the Bush Administration's Record on Cutting Taxes

The design of these tax cuts was ill-conceived, resulting in significantly less economic stimulus than could have been accomplished for the same budgetary cost. In part because the tax cuts were not as effective as alternative measures would have been, job creation during this recovery has been notably worse than in any other recovery since the end of World War II.

http://www.cbpp.org/cms/index.cfm...
carol

Orlando, FL

#881362 Mar 28, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
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I like pitbulls.
I've shot several of them in different towns, in more than one state, for their agressive behavior.
When the police arrive, they thank me.
Nice thing about pitbulls is that the police don't question you when you say the pitbull was attacking you.
Mostly, they just smile.
OTOH, I've a neighbor with a lovely pitbull that is all sweetness. If she ever acted agressively, I'd shoot her in a heartbeat.
Figures you'd be dumb enough to own a dangerous dog.
Pitbulls have been given a very bad name because of their owners.

Sort of like the radical liberal ideology giving democrats a bad name.

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#881363 Mar 28, 2013
I'm sure your vast stock portfolio would get rocked, eh??

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
carol wrote:
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Afraid the "pop" is going to be deafening.
carol

Orlando, FL

#881364 Mar 28, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
And you're one of hubby's paychecks away from applying for SNAP.
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You have no idea what I'd be doing.

I've taken many jobs in my lifetime just to avoid unemployment and food stamps.

So shut it.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#881365 Mar 28, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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well let's see if you're in touch with reality or not.
has Obama done anything to improve the economy?
up to June of last year.

http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/artic...

it'll all look better in June of this year considering Obama's payroll tax cut that expired. for example....

The budget posted a surprise surplus in January for the first time in five years, as the Treasury likely benefited from a windfall when payroll tax cuts expired.

The budget registered a $3 billion surplus, the first time there had been a surplus in January since 2008, Treasury Department data showed on Tuesday. Economists had been looking for a $2 billion gap. The surplus compared with a $27 billion deficit in January 2012.

It appeared the Treasury got a boost from the expiration of a payroll tax reduction on January 1 following the last-minute "fiscal cliff" deal. In its estimate last week, the Congressional Budget Office said the Treasury got an extra $9 billion in taxes from the expiry.

The January surplus means the government's cumulative deficit for the fiscal year, which starts in October, is $290 billion, 17 percent lower than the comparable first four months of fiscal 2012.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/12/us-...

if all you of hard line conservatives would quit listening to the faux economists' on radio and tv you might be able to see the forest through the trees.
carol

Orlando, FL

#881366 Mar 28, 2013
carol wrote:
So how about this instead:
1. The money supply is adequate the way it is. We need to buy about a trillion and half dollars of our foreign debt and then that'll be the end of it. No more chinee landlords allowed.
2. Families are limited to 1 child per mother. No exceptions. We will use another 3 trillion dollars to cushion the blow as the older generations sicken and die.
3. The energy, insurance, and healthcare industries will be nationalized. No exceptions.
4. Anyone found to be shifting jobs or hiding money overseas will be imprisoned or killed in the case or repeat offenders. All economies will be local.
5. The Stock Market will be dissolved. But brokers will still be able to graze cattle at Trinity Church which will be open to tours.
That's pretty much it... for now. Ridiculous, you say? No more ridiculous than calling for more "growth" when the earth is already swimming in humans and their filthy litany of fears.
This reminds me that I wanted to tell others who are fooled by your cowardice not to feel bad because sometimes you can even fool me too. I just know it isn't me.
STILL HOPE- FOR CHANGE

Bronx, NY

#881367 Mar 28, 2013
Blacks talk about racism and white people but when they think racism they never think the white democrat is racists lolololhahahaha because only white republicans can be racists lololol and who taught them this white jim crow democrats hey lily , leosass, dem ,njradr

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#881368 Mar 28, 2013
Wall Street rises to nudge S&P 500 above record close

Thank you, Mr. President!!

While the paycheck nitwits piss and moan, we capitalists are reaping the rewards of a growing economy and increasing profits!!
Borat Ovomit

Los Angeles, CA

#881369 Mar 28, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
US Oil Production: Record Rise in 2012
"According to a new report from the U.S. Department of Energy’s information service, U.S. crude oil production is expected to increase by 760,000 barrels a day in 2012, an all-time record.
“This is the largest rise in annual output since the beginning of U.S. commercial crude oil production in 1859,” EIA Administrator Adam Sieminski said in a statement.
Increased drilling in the shale formations in North Dakota, Montana and Texas are behind this boost in output.
READ MORE: An American Oil Find Larger Than All of OPEC.
Total U.S. crude oil production is on target to reach 6.4 million barrels per day in 2012, the highest for any year since 1997.
In today’s report the EIA has also revised its predictions for crude oil production in 2013, now forecasting that U.S. will produce more than 7 million barrels per day for the first time since 1992.
The news comes just a week after the EIA released a report saying that the U.S. will become increasingly energy independent in the next three decades as it boosts its production of oil, natural gas and renewable power such as solar and wind.
Oil industry analysts expect that an increase in U.S. crude oil production should help push gas prices lower."
Your silly propaganda is all bullshit.
Aren't you Christians supposed to tell the truth??
So why do you lie about everything??
<quoted text>
U still sponging off the American people I see. The last job you ever had was your first one..LOSER

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#881370 Mar 28, 2013
You been sponging off poor Hubby #2 for years now, don't lie.

You even speak of retiring from a non job!!

Your lies have been busted so often, it's not funny.

Including the lies about your having been a teacher or nurse.

You're a brain addled diabetic who makes up shit as you go.
carol wrote:
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You have no idea what I'd be doing.
I've taken many jobs in my lifetime just to avoid unemployment and food stamps.
So shut it.
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#881371 Mar 28, 2013
carol wrote:
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Does your bias have no limits? The History Channel is now part of your imagined rightwing Fox-type conspiracy?
The footage and never before seen clips of everything that went on behind the scenes was actually pretty amazing.
Did you know there was almost a fist fight between the Secret Service and the Texas police trying to get Kennedy's casket out of the hospital and onto Air Force One because of a law in Texas that said autoposies had to be performed in that state for forensic reasons?
Jacqueline, unfortunately, had to witness the whole thing. The Secret Service finally bulldozed through the police with the casket and with Jacqueline running beside it.
Guns were even drawn at one point. I had no idea any of that happened. Did you?
But the History Channel usually does a good job reporting actual events as they happened.
Steven Gallin wrote the piece based on an oral history that had been provided by AF Brig Gen NcHugh, Kennedy's aide, which was sealed for decades. Reviews are mixed and Gallin is widely known for elaborate half truths.

McHugh lied about several important facts__it was a very unusual and stressful time for him and all others involved__plenty of folks in CMA mode.

The 24 hrs piece is one in a History Channel series.
carol

Orlando, FL

#881372 Mar 28, 2013
TSM wrote:
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That’s right when the SM explodes the Liberals will blame the’ Sequester/Republicans’ Oh wait, why not George!! Right!!
Thank goodness they have good ole' George.

The next democrat president - we can only hope years down the road - will still be blaming good ole' George.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#881373 Mar 28, 2013
"Serious" Conservative Media And The Recidivist Temptation

President Obama's reelection has prompted more than a few conservative pundits and journalists to look inward and contemplate the weaknesses of the right-wing media model that obsesses over partisan minutia, eagerly chases phantom scandals, nosedives down ideological rabbit holes, and excludes dissenting voices. It's an interesting discussion, but it's hampered by the fact that the same people calling for change are themselves backsliding into the behaviors they want to correct.

Commentary editor and columnist John Podhoretz offers a pure distillation of this recidivist phenomenon. "Time To Get Serious," writes Podhoretz for the April issue of Commentary, arguing that after 6 years of treating Obama as alternately a "lightweight" political incompetent and a power-mad would-be dictator, and with nothing but two electoral drubbings to show for it, conservatives have to "come to grips" with Obama's political skill:

It's not just the comforting delusion that he's a golf-mad dilettante, but also the reverse-negative image of that delusion--that Obama is a not-so-secret Marxist Kenyan with dictatorial ambitions and a nearly limitless appetite for power. That caricature makes it far too easy for Obama to laugh off the legitimate criticisms of the kind of political leader he really is: a conventional post-1960s left-liberal with limited interest in the private sector and the gut sense that government must and should do more, whatever "more" might mean at any given moment.

Podhoretz's very next paragraph, however, shows that he's not quite ready to take his own advice, as he casts the Obama presidency as a vehicle for "disaster" at home and "nihilistic chaos" globally -- precisely the sort of extremist caricature he says isn't helpful for conservatives:

The notion that Obama is a dangerous extremist helps him, because it makes him seem reasonable and his critics foolish. It also helps those who peddle it, because it makes them notorious and helps them sell their wares. But it has done perhaps irreparable harm to the central conservative cause of the present moment -- making the case that Obama's social-democratic statism is setting the United States on a course for disaster and that his anti-exceptionalist foreign policy is setting the world on a course for nihilistic chaos. Those are serious arguments, befitting a serious antagonist. They may not sell gold coins as quickly and as well as excessive alarmism, but they have the inestimable advantage of being true.

Daniel Larison of the American Conservative observes:

Of course, warning about global "nihilistic chaos" being unleashed by an "anti-exceptionalist foreign policy" is just another example of excessive alarmism that produces the same effects as the attacks Podhoretz wants conservatives to reject. No one outside the bubble of movement conservatives and hard-liners believes that Obama's foreign policy is "anti-exceptionalist " in any sense, much less in the tendentious way that it is being applied here.

http://mediamatters.org/blog/2013/03/28/serio...

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