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

#881727 Mar 29, 2013
moshx wrote:
<quoted text> so what your saying is that when a man has homosexual sex with an underage male its not a homosexual act its just a crime . Must be your mind is not evolved enough to actualy think outside the ignorance of your liberal talking points that you have been programed to believe and spew .
On the other hand, he supports the HALF OF THE POPULATION OF THE UNITED STATES that, deservedly, needs to be punished for their resistance to unregulated free markets so whaadya expect?
Waxman

Stratford-upon-avon, UK

#881728 Mar 29, 2013
You are confused again Sonicflutter - Obamageddon was to occur due to the squestor.
sonicfilter wrote:
Did My Taxes Go Up? I Hadn’t Noticed.
This year’s tax increases were supposed to destroy the country and send Americans to the bread lines. That didn’t happen. In fact, the economy is pretty damn happy.
What if they threw a big tax hike, and nobody noticed?
On January 1, a new set of allegedly confidence-killing, consumption-destroying, investment-unfriendly taxes hit the economy. The payroll tax rose from 4.2 percent to 6.2 percent on the first $113,700 of income. The top marginal rate rose from 36 percent to 39.6 percent for families with adjusted gross income above $450,000. Taxes on capital gains and dividends for those same top earners rose from 15 percent to 20 percent. Meanwhile, the Affordable Care Act levied an additional 3.8 percent tax on investments, and an additional .9 percent Medicare payroll tax on families with adjusted gross income of more than $250,000.
The notion was that putting these taxes on the rich and middle-class, taxing income and investments, at a time when the economy was going at a painfully slow rate, would cause people to stop spending and investing, go Galt, and send the economy into a recession. To read the Wall Street Journal editorial page, you would have thought Hugo Chávez had been named to succeed Barack Obama.
But three months into this new experiment in extremely mild socialism, it seems like Americans are generally shrugging off the tax increases. A survey released this week by Bankrate.com found that “more than half of working Americans either haven’t noticed (48 percent) or have been unaffected by (7 percent) the January 1 expiration of the payroll tax cut.” Some 30 percent said they’ve reduced spending, while 11 percent are saving less as a result. Bankrate.com analyst Greg McBride noted that “the lowest-income households were the least likely to have cut back on spending and the most likely not to have noticed the change in the payroll tax.”
Of course, surveys measure feelings and intentions, not actual activity. But pretty much every consumer indicator has continued to tick up through the first few months of 2013—all in the face of higher taxes. Home sales and auto sales have risen smartly in the first two months of the year. Overall retail sales in January and February were up 4.3 percent from the first two months of 2012. The ICSC/Goldman Sachs index of chain-store sales has been chugging along.
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/03...
carol

Orlando, FL

#881729 Mar 29, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
"The findings aren’t a case of mass denial, says Greg McBride, senior financial analyst at Bankrate.com . Instead, the low recognition rate may reflect the fact that some low-income workers (earning less than $30,000 a year) are paid in cash. Plus, many are on hourly schedules, and shifting work hours result in different weekly paychecks."
And from the actual bizrate article
"42 percent of middle income hit by payroll cut
Middle-income households, those with incomes between $50,000 and $75,000 were most likely to say that they cut back on spending. Only 39 percent of this income section identified as not noticing the change."
So, um, what you're saying is, Paris Hilton is ok for the time being but Lindsay Lohan's finances are in jeopardy?
Patriot

Boulder, CO

#881730 Mar 29, 2013
Homeland Security Demands “Obedience” in Message to Agents

http://thenewamerican.com/usnews/immigration/...

Since: May 11

Aspers, PA

#881731 Mar 29, 2013
moshx wrote:
<quoted text> so what your saying is that when a man has homosexual sex with an underage male its not a homosexual act its just a crime . Must be your mind is not evolved enough to actualy think outside the ignorance of your liberal talking points that you have been programed to believe and spew .
So what you are saying is that a heterosexual male molests a underage girl, it not a heterosexual act; its just a crime.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#881732 Mar 29, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
"The findings aren’t a case of mass denial, says Greg McBride, senior financial analyst at Bankrate.com . Instead, the low recognition rate may reflect the fact that some low-income workers (earning less than $30,000 a year) are paid in cash. Plus, many are on hourly schedules, and shifting work hours result in different weekly paychecks."
And from the actual bizrate article
"42 percent of middle income hit by payroll cut
Middle-income households, those with incomes between $50,000 and $75,000 were most likely to say that they cut back on spending. Only 39 percent of this income section identified as not noticing the change."
I can tell you that the bars I go to regularly the crowds are down 20%-50%. A pawn shop and a hardware store that have been here as long as I can remember closed within the last two weeks. Another house went on sale this week on the street. There is at least 20 houses for sale and empty in my neighborhood. Usually only averages about 3.
carol

Orlando, FL

#881733 Mar 29, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
"The findings aren’t a case of mass denial, says Greg McBride, senior financial analyst at Bankrate.com . Instead, the low recognition rate may reflect the fact that some low-income workers (earning less than $30,000 a year) are paid in cash. Plus, many are on hourly schedules, and shifting work hours result in different weekly paychecks."
And from the actual bizrate article
"42 percent of middle income hit by payroll cut
Middle-income households, those with incomes between $50,000 and $75,000 were most likely to say that they cut back on spending. Only 39 percent of this income section identified as not noticing the change."
And it may reflect a lunar change in the menstrual cycle of Aborigines in Guam. Since he seems to be guessing, I guess I will too.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#881734 Mar 29, 2013
Here is some environmentalist mentality

"Massive Spill from Train Derailment in MN Confirmed as Carrying Toxic Tar Sands...

...This is why we want Enbridge’s illegal pipelines to cease the flow of oil and to be removed from the Red Lake Reservation"

A train derails so let's remove pipeline.
TSM

El Paso, TX

#881735 Mar 29, 2013
When Obama talked about sacrifice he meant the Peasants: Obama daughters leave behind Bahaman beaches hit Sun Valley slopes!!
carol

Orlando, FL

#881736 Mar 29, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> I can tell you that the bars I go to regularly the crowds are down 20%-50%. A pawn shop and a hardware store that have been here as long as I can remember closed within the last two weeks. Another house went on sale this week on the street. There is at least 20 houses for sale and empty in my neighborhood. Usually only averages about 3.
Be honest, you don't hang out in crowded bars now do you? What you're likely noticing is that there's just fewer strippers. I gotta hand it to you though, not a lot of guys with kids hang out in bars? say... you're not one of those, um, dead-beat dads?
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#881737 Mar 29, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> I can tell you that the bars I go to regularly the crowds are down 20%-50%. A pawn shop and a hardware store that have been here as long as I can remember closed within the last two weeks. Another house went on sale this week on the street. There is at least 20 houses for sale and empty in my neighborhood. Usually only averages about 3.
Yet WalMart finds your neighborhood ideal for one of it's markets. Go figure.

Since: May 11

Aspers, PA

#881738 Mar 29, 2013
moshx wrote:
<quoted text> is it a homosexual act when a man has sex with a male reguargless of age or is it hetro? Your argument is foolish .
Is it a heterosexual act when a man has sex with a female regardless of age?

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#881739 Mar 29, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
So what you are saying is that a heterosexual male molests a underage girl, it not a heterosexual act; its just a crime.
Why must you constantly change people words? That is not what he said at all.

Since: May 11

Aspers, PA

#881740 Mar 29, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
Who replaced japans government after ww2? Get it yet?


Yu think the Muslim Brotherhood has had the same leadership since WWII?
carol

Orlando, FL

#881741 Mar 29, 2013
Patriot wrote:
Homeland Security Demands “Obedience” in Message to Agents
http://thenewamerican.com/usnews/immigration/...
Realistically it's a better solution than letting them decide who to cavity search on their own?
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#881742 Mar 29, 2013
Waxman wrote:
You are confused again Sonicflutter - Obamageddon was to occur due to the squestor.
<quoted text>
Republicans decry sequester cuts while hailing sequester as victory

....multiple Republicans are complaining about the cuts hitting their own districts, variously calling them “unwise,” claiming they raise concerns about “safety,” that they betray a “troubling lack of priorities,” and risk having “devastating impacts on entire communities.” Meanwhile, news accounts from around the country are demonstrating that the sequester is beginning to do real damage.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line...
carol

Orlando, FL

#881743 Mar 29, 2013
TSM wrote:
When Obama talked about sacrifice he meant the Peasants: Obama daughters leave behind Bahaman beaches hit Sun Valley slopes!!
I'm not exactly clear about how you people define success? Obviously being the President of the United States doesn't qualify, so, who does? Did you think the President was gonna clean your house and make your bed when we hired him? He's the most powerful man in the world, asshole, with the power of life and death OVER THE ENTIRE PLANET!!!! Let the guy relax as much as he wants, wherever he wants. AND STOP BEING AN ASSHOLE ABOUT IT!!!! The last guy you hired paints his toes in the bathtub. What the hell kind of vacation is that?
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#881744 Mar 29, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> You morans really need to learn how to comprehend what you read. What I said was they are using the same tactics and slogans. They are using the same arguments. Do you seriously think once the gay marriage argument is over all those people are going to go away? You think those people who have been in front of the cameras are going to just give that up? No they will find a new cause to stump. What are they already set up for? Change a word here and there and viola! a new cause.
Right and while your "not" paying attention child molesters are being convicted and sentenced to stiff sentences including life.

Last week down here Scott Bush was sentenced to life and a local police chief who committed perjury at his trial is in the slammer without bond. If you think a few people marching around with signs will reverse that trend you're the one who batsht crazy.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#881745 Mar 29, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Yu think the Muslim Brotherhood has had the same leadership since WWII?
people who form groups are like minded individuals. As the leadership changes, the ideology stays the same. if people in a group have differences in ideology, they will break away from the group. When a country loses a war and the leadership changes, the leaderships ideology is changed as well.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#881746 Mar 29, 2013
Eman wrote:
Here is some environmentalist mentality
"Massive Spill from Train Derailment in MN Confirmed as Carrying Toxic Tar Sands...
...This is why we want Enbridge’s illegal pipelines to cease the flow of oil and to be removed from the Red Lake Reservation"
A train derails so let's remove pipeline.
so if a pipeline leaks? more trains?

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