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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I Come In PEACE

Bronx, NY

#885311 Apr 8, 2013
BANKERs KYRPToNITE Why Bitcoin scares banks and governmentsBitcoin offers an alternative to the conventional, state-sanctioned banking system. Maybe that's why powerful institutions are so wary of it
Among the many unpleasant discoveries made by those who stashed their cash in Cypriot banks is that the island's government could stop them moving their money elsewhere. Capital controls are supposed to be a thing of the past, a figment of the pre-globalised world. But it turns out that when banks are threatened, the gloves come off.

One of the side-effects of this rude awakening seems to have been a surge of interest in a virtual currency called Bitcoin. At any rate, the price of a single Bitcoin reached $147 at one point last week. And people are buying and selling this virtual stuff for what we laughingly call real money via more than 40 online exchanges such as Mt Gox, though when I last looked Mt Gox was temporarily offline as a result of a denial-of-service attack that might have been the work of any number of possible suspects: cyber vandals; hackers hoping to sow uncertainty in the market to bring prices down and make a killing; or, for all we know, even the US government, which takes a poor view of people minting their own currency, even if it is virtual.

The Bitcoin phenomenon is one of the most intriguing things to have happened in cyberspace since the invention of the peer-to-peer networking that undermined the music business and enabled developments such as Wikileaks. It's an invention of a mysterious – and, to date, unidentified – programmer who called himself Satoshi Nakamoto and claimed to be a 36-year-old Japanese male. He launched Bitcoin on 3 January 2009 and disappeared entirely from the net in April 2011, saying that he was moving on to other things. A Pulitzer prize awaits the journalist who unmasks him. At the moment, all we have is the verdict of Dan Kaminsky, a leading internet-security expert who examined the Bitcoin code and concluded that "Nakamoto" was "a world-class programmer with a deep understanding of the C++ programming language" who also "understands economics, cryptography and peer-to-peer networking. Either there's a team of people who worked on this or this guy is a genius."

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gauley bridge wv

#885312 Apr 8, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Perhap you should start reciting this to yourself: "Thou shalt not lie"
Just where did she lie?

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I Come Covered With Yeast

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#885313 Apr 8, 2013
Highlights of the Bush Administration:

*Two unfinished wars, one of which he lied us into.

*Record debt

*Banking crisis

*500,000 jobs lost per month during his final months in office.

*Outed a CIA agent

*Encouraged military torture which was imposed on mostly innocent people.

“God bless you, Mr. President”

Since: Jul 08

Peaceful, prosperous second

#885314 Apr 8, 2013
NJ raider 1 wrote:
<quoted text> What is it with you gay supporters that automatically talk in circles? People have been bullied for years, yet the suicide rate went through the roof once gayism became an American fade. I'm from the hood. Violence is part of that culture, yet suicide isn't part of that culture. Why is that? There are man made laws then there's laws of nature. Without natures laws, we'd be living in times of anarchy. That's what y'all devils advocates are advocating. First gay marriage, then polygamy. Polygamy, then human/animal marriages. There's laws against f cking animals, because it's just not right, but if you allow gays to marry, who are you to tell people they can't have sex & marry animals?
Suicides have skyrocketed? Do you have the link for that? We had four of our junior/seniors commit suicide in one year, and none of them were gay. Young people, both straight and gay, tend to choose a "permanent solution for a temporary problem" when they are having family problems, problems with the legal system, problems with their "one true love," academic problems, health problems, or some combination thereof. If there has been a rise in the suicide rate over time, it would be my guess that it would be brought about by the number of soldiers returning from repeated deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, but I SURE you have the statistics the support your contention.(In case you're wondering, yes, I'm being sarcastic.

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Gettysburg, PA

#885315 Apr 8, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> All the numbers were revised upward for both months. The economy would be like this or better if Obama had done nothing. In fact if Obama had done nothing we could be in far better shape. His socialist policies are a drag on the economy. Next year will be worse.
I said back in 2009 that when the stimulus works & the economy improves, the right whiners would claim that it would have improved without ding anything.

Just think where we would be if those you right whiners elect actually pitched in & helped.

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#885317 Apr 8, 2013
mdbuilder wrote:
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The whole premise behind hate crime laws is to protect specific groups, thus affording them 'protections' unavailable to the general public.
You are still propagating that line of crap?

Hate crimes apply to all groups.

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#885318 Apr 8, 2013
I Come Covered With Yeast wrote:
Highlights of the Bush Administration:
*Two unfinished wars, one of which he lied us into.
*Record debt
*Banking crisis
*500,000 jobs lost per month during his final months in office.
*Outed a CIA agent
*Encouraged military torture which was imposed on mostly innocent people.
How you doing Ghostie? Still up there in the hills I see!

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I Come In PEACE

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#885319 Apr 8, 2013
The Bitcoin phenomenon is one of the most intriguing things to have happened in cyberspace since the invention of the peer-to-peer networking that undermined the music business and enabled developments such as Wikileaks. It's an invention of a mysterious – and, to date, unidentified – programmer who called himself Satoshi Nakamoto and claimed to be a 36-year-old Japanese male. He launched Bitcoin on 3 January 2009 and disappeared entirely from the net in April 2011, saying that he was moving on to other things. A Pulitzer prize awaits the journalist who unmasks him. At the moment, all we have is the verdict of Dan Kaminsky, a leading internet-security expert who examined the Bitcoin code and concluded that "Nakamoto" was "a world-class programmer with a deep understanding of the C++ programming language" who also "understands economics, cryptography and peer-to-peer networking. Either there's a team of people who worked on this or this guy is a genius."

The basic idea behind Bitcoin is to use a combination of public-key cryptography and peer-to-peer networking to create a virtual analogy of gold, that is to say, a substance that is scarce (if not absolutely finite) and fungible. Nakamoto devised a software system that enabled people with access to powerful computers to "mine" Bitcoins (effectively by solving very complex mathematical puzzles) and then securely use the resulting "coins" for online trading. He also arranged things such that the number of Bitcoins can never exceed 21m and that they will become progressively harder to "mine" as the years go by.
Chimpy Bush

United States

#885321 Apr 8, 2013
With my legions of brain-dead followers spewing lies every day on my behalf, I'll beat this rap yet.

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gauley bridge wv

#885322 Apr 8, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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I said back in 2009 that when the stimulus works & the economy improves, the right whiners would claim that it would have improved without ding anything.
Just think where we would be if those you right whiners elect actually pitched in & helped.
The new Soviet Union? What you fail to realize is that most Americans don't want to live in a socialist country. Most want as little government as possible.

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I Come Covered With Yeast

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#885323 Apr 8, 2013
I Come In PEACE wrote:
The Bitcoin phenomenon is one of the most intriguing things to have happened in cyberspace since the invention of the peer-to-peer networking that undermined the music business and enabled developments such as Wikileaks. It's an invention of a mysterious – and, to date, unidentified – programmer who called himself Satoshi Nakamoto and claimed to be a 36-year-old Japanese male. He launched Bitcoin on 3 January 2009 and disappeared entirely from the net in April 2011, saying that he was moving on to other things. A Pulitzer prize awaits the journalist who unmasks him. At the moment, all we have is the verdict of Dan Kaminsky, a leading internet-security expert who examined the Bitcoin code and concluded that "Nakamoto" was "a world-class programmer with a deep understanding of the C++ programming language" who also "understands economics, cryptography and peer-to-peer networking. Either there's a team of people who worked on this or this guy is a genius."
The basic idea behind Bitcoin is to use a combination of public-key cryptography and peer-to-peer networking to create a virtual analogy of gold, that is to say, a substance that is scarce (if not absolutely finite) and fungible. Nakamoto devised a software system that enabled people with access to powerful computers to "mine" Bitcoins (effectively by solving very complex mathematical puzzles) and then securely use the resulting "coins" for online trading. He also arranged things such that the number of Bitcoins can never exceed 21m and that they will become progressively harder to "mine" as the years go by.
Filing this under "Who gives a damn".
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#885326 Apr 8, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Just where did she lie?
What's the point? This discussion has been had numerous times to no avail. Carol insists on repeating the same lies over and over even when informed that the Mormons pumped $28 million into the fight against gay marriage in California, along with Focus on the Family. They deliberately infiltrated another states ballot initiative, using religion to influence people. They got caught doing it too. Were there blacks and hispanics who voted against it? No doubt, but Carol deliberately misrepresents that. Just like she thinks Hitler was a communist and MLK was a republican, the list goes on and on.

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#885327 Apr 8, 2013
Well the day I've been dreading is here. It's 78 degrees outside. Time to pick up the pine cones and tune up the lawnmower.

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I Come In PEACE

Bronx, NY

#885328 Apr 8, 2013
I Come Covered With Yeast wrote:
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Filing this under "Who gives a damn".
I can understand they dont accept ebt or welfare this does not apply to your type, this is for people with their own money not a OBAMA HANDOUT
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#885329 Apr 8, 2013
TSM wrote:
I loved when Chris Wallace asked is Obama a Flake!! Here’s a You Tube video you decide!!
Obama Flake - YouTube
Dummy doesn't know how to post a link! Not that anyone would watch it anyway.

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Fort Lauderdale FL

#885330 Apr 8, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>YOUR statement above clearly is seen as you homophobic and living in fear RealDave. Interestingly, while YOU homosexuals vehemently reject being considered mentally ill, you have no problems regarding those who dislike your homosexuality as mentally ill or afraid.
Did you think there was logic in there? Lets try it another way.

While black people vehemently reject being considered mentally ill, they have no problems regarding those who dislike black people as mentally ill or afraid.

Yep.

There is nothing wrong with being gay. But people who still have a problem with gay people, even with all the information available today, definitely have some kind of mental/emotional issues and/or are afraid.

You will all be regarded with the same shame as we now regard racists.

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lily boca raton fl

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#885331 Apr 8, 2013
NJ raider 1 wrote:
<quoted text> Giving the fact that I've mistaken you for a dudette just by some dumshit words you're typing, it's safe to assume what you look like. A Butch Biker Bytch! A cross between Rosanne Bar & Animal from the Road Warriors. What's the matter? Can't find a dildo big enuff to fit that abyss between your thighs. Your sexual anatomy gives creedence to the theory supporting black holes. I pray to the God you don't believe in that you can not reproduce! If so you can add that to the gay suicide rate! I would tell you to go f ck yourself, but that's like telling your mother to gain weight. It's a giving!
This is getting old. You're an idiot, we get it.

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#885332 Apr 8, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Suicides have skyrocketed? Do you have the link for that? We had four of our junior/seniors commit suicide in one year, and none of them were gay. Young people, both straight and gay, tend to choose a "permanent solution for a temporary problem" when they are having family problems, problems with the legal system, problems with their "one true love," academic problems, health problems, or some combination thereof. If there has been a rise in the suicide rate over time, it would be my guess that it would be brought about by the number of soldiers returning from repeated deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, but I SURE you have the statistics the support your contention.(In case you're wondering, yes, I'm being sarcastic.
Statistics reveal that fake teacher illegitimate babymamas are the cause of suicide in your area.
NJ raider 1

Baltimore, MD

#885333 Apr 8, 2013
HERMES wrote:
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Go sit your monkeyazz in your extra-large Goodyear, and fling some more sh!t and rotting fruit from your enclosure. Then pick your big, wide flat nose, and eat it! Have another ciggy while you're at it; your B/P is likely in triple digits, but I want it HIGHER! Ahahahahahahahahaha.
I must really remind you of that black dude that (uh, it sickens me to say this) f cked your Mrs. Potatohead looking ass! You want me to die huh! I want you to live lonely , shitty existence you call a life! Your own mother stopped dealing with you in disappointment of what she created. Your children committed suicide cuz of what you created. The same way it's the parents job to raise her children, it's her job to rid the world of the nightmare she created. Expect Big Momma to come a knocking! Now go brush ya teeth so you can talk instead of typing all damn day. It's a dental disease called halitosis.google it!

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#885334 Apr 8, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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You are still propagating that line of crap?
Hate crimes apply to all groups.
Groups?? YOU a Segregationist RealDave??

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