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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sonicfilter wrote:
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war with Iran?
right wing fear mongering don't seem to work anymore when it comes to starting wars. wonder why that is?
Maybe it's because of the Democrats huge failure called:

Vietnam

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flack wrote:
<quoted text> Leave it to you to believe a terrorist.
So far, no group is taking credit for it.
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Leadville Lou wrote:
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Liar. Conservatives know dems have been ignoring the constitution for 70 years. Check out the 10th amendment, dummy.

The hypocrisy of “states’ rights” conservatives

The 10th Amendment is sacred to the right -- except when it comes to fighting abortion and gay rights

http://www.salon.com/2011/08/07/kilgore_state...

that was too easy.
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TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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http://www.antiwar.com/orig/mcwilliams.php...
Because Saddam was a "duplicitous" dirtbag.
So are the Bush's
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Obama’s 'war’
April 22, 2013

Is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev an “enemy combatant”? The Obama administration says “No.” Then again, it almost had to.

From the day he ran for president, Barack Obama has advanced two certainties: that military commissions are bad, and that the way his predecessor prosecuted the War on Terror was not just wrong but immoral, unconstitutional and perhaps criminal.

He staffed his White House with people who thought the same. Attorney General ERIC HOLDER LAUNCHED A CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION AGAINST THE CIA INTERROGATORS. Harold Koh, once State’s legal adviser, worried Bush’s legal structure could “license genocide.” And let’s not forget Obama’s pick for the Office of Legal Counsel at Justice, Dawn Johnsen, a lawyer who called for “outrage” over the supposedly lawless nature of virtually every aspect of Bush war policy.

As these views hardened into policy, we have had incoherence in the face of attack. A man tries to blow up a plane as it is landing over Detroit — and we discover that a new elite interrogation unit designed for such terrorists is not yet in place. An attack on Fort Hood soldiers by an Army major shouting “Allahu Akbar!” is labeled “WORKPLACE VIOLENCE.”

Even if we accept the administration’s version of events in the Benghazi killings on 9/11, its first instinct was to blame an anti-Muslim video.

And with the Boston bombing and the apparent foiling of what Canadian authorities yesterday called “an al Qaeda-supported attack” on a passenger train, the White House dances around the obvious: the planned murder of innocent Americans by men inspired by radical Islam.

The Bush administration made its mistakes. But it did recognize something Obama has not: Our legal system was not designed to handle this new threat. SO AMONG THE BUSH GOALS WAS TO PASS ON A LEGAL INFRASTRUCTURE THAT WOULD MAKE IT EASIER FOR SUCCEEDING PRESIDENTS TO DEFEND THIS NATION AGAINST ATTACKS.

FOR YEARS, PRESIDENT OBAMA HAS DONE ALL HE COULD TO DE-LEGITIMATE THESE EFFORTS. By now, even some on his own team must recognize that the effect has been to limit Obama’s own options. The disturbing part is that so long as he makes his political point, the president doesn’t seem to care.

Read more: Obama’s 'war’- NYPOST.com http://www.nypost.com/p/news/opinion/editoria...
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Waxman wrote:
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Maybe it's because of the Democrats huge failure called:
Vietnam
airhead
lol

your selective memory is a real hoot. you've almost got carol beat.

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moshx wrote:
<quoted text> dave maybe you could solve this question I have, acording to libs it would be racist to ask for id when someone votes because minoritys can't afford id . So wouldn't it also be considerd racist to ask for background checks as well seeing one would need an id to have one done? I tell you what dave, I'll take your side on background checks as long as no one has to provide an id to do one. I wouldn't want to be considerd a racist by you libs for wanting proof of id.
First of al, voters now can be asked for ID. The question was a Photo ID.

Republicans passed voter photo ID requirements even though there is no statistical evidence o any voter fraud that this photo ID would prevent.

In other words, it was voter suppression. No one said it was racist. The motivation was to reduce the number of Democrats voting. Not racially motivated.

With background checks for gun purchases, the motivation is public safety.
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The hypocrisy of “states’ rights” conservatives
The 10th Amendment is sacred to the right -- except when it comes to fighting abortion and gay rights
http://www.salon.com/2011/08/07/kilgore_state...
that was too easy.
Salon? Fer chris sake, why don't you also post a link to Media Matters if you want to demonstrate you frequent anti-American extreme left websites.
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sonicfilter wrote:
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lol
your selective memory is a real hoot. you've almost got carol beat.
It's easy to point out your hypocrisy. You don't like being a fool, do you? Then why are you such a big one? Keep posting...

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Where's the jobs lying douchebag Oblamer promised, Doorknob?
Where's the $92 billion wasted on green energy boondoggles?
Where's your spine? MIA ?
Obama has created millions of jobs.

92 billion was never spent on green initiatives

Let me know when you have something more concrete to whine about.
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Here comes the sun, here comes the sun,
And I say it's all right

Little darling, it's been a long cold lonely winter
Little darling, it feels like years since it's been here
Here comes the sun, here comes the sun
And I say it's all right

Little darling, the smiles returning to the faces
Little darling, it seems like years since it's been here
Here comes the sun, here comes the sun
And I say it's all right

RIP Richie Havens, died yesterday, age 72
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Jane Says wrote:
Obama’s 'war’
April 22, 2013
Is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev an “enemy combatant”? The Obama administration says “No.” Then again, it almost had to.
From the day he ran for president, Barack Obama has advanced two certainties: that military commissions are bad, and that the way his predecessor prosecuted the War on Terror was not just wrong but immoral, unconstitutional and perhaps criminal.
He staffed his White House with people who thought the same. Attorney General ERIC HOLDER LAUNCHED A CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION AGAINST THE CIA INTERROGATORS. Harold Koh, once State’s legal adviser, worried Bush’s legal structure could “license genocide.” And let’s not forget Obama’s pick for the Office of Legal Counsel at Justice, Dawn Johnsen, a lawyer who called for “outrage” over the supposedly lawless nature of virtually every aspect of Bush war policy.
As these views hardened into policy, we have had incoherence in the face of attack. A man tries to blow up a plane as it is landing over Detroit — and we discover that a new elite interrogation unit designed for such terrorists is not yet in place. An attack on Fort Hood soldiers by an Army major shouting “Allahu Akbar!” is labeled “WORKPLACE VIOLENCE.”
Even if we accept the administration’s version of events in the Benghazi killings on 9/11, its first instinct was to blame an anti-Muslim video.
And with the Boston bombing and the apparent foiling of what Canadian authorities yesterday called “an al Qaeda-supported attack” on a passenger train, the White House dances around the obvious: the planned murder of innocent Americans by men inspired by radical Islam.
The Bush administration made its mistakes. But it did recognize something Obama has not: Our legal system was not designed to handle this new threat. SO AMONG THE BUSH GOALS WAS TO PASS ON A LEGAL INFRASTRUCTURE THAT WOULD MAKE IT EASIER FOR SUCCEEDING PRESIDENTS TO DEFEND THIS NATION AGAINST ATTACKS.
FOR YEARS, PRESIDENT OBAMA HAS DONE ALL HE COULD TO DE-LEGITIMATE THESE EFFORTS. By now, even some on his own team must recognize that the effect has been to limit Obama’s own options. The disturbing part is that so long as he makes his political point, the president doesn’t seem to care.
Read more: Obama’s 'war’- NYPOST.com http://www.nypost.com/p/news/opinion/editoria...
Go buy some exlax; you're backed up again. Who wrote that? Pamela Geller?
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Jumping to Delusions: Liberal Media Damage Their Reputations Covering Boston Marathon Bombings

Numerous media outlets jumped on the horrific Boston marathon bombings to levy unfounded accusations and smear-job insinuations that “right-wing” extremists and even the GOP were possibly responsible.

http://www.ijreview.com/2013/04/46970-left-wi...

Liberals are scumbags
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Salon? Fer chris sake, why don't you also post a link to Media Matters if you want to demonstrate you frequent anti-American extreme left websites.
oh sure, because you pretty much have to ignore the message.

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Oh look. Stupid is back.
What a bunch of crap.
Earth to libtard...
30 round magazines jam and as Boston just proved, criminals & terrorists get the weapons anyways. Take away guns and you just get bombs that kill and maim more efficiently.
Moron
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Yes, I already acknowledged your return.

This is the right whiner thinking that is so stupid.

Despite our drunk driving laws, we still have accidents & deaths caused by drunk driving.

According to Waxman, we should just make drunk driving legal because, hey, people still get drunk & drive.

You people get dumber every GD day.

BTW, I love this right whiner's argument.

"we need the assault type rifles with 30 round clips for self defense" " 30 round clips jam"

What kind of fricken moron would want a gun that jams for self defense???

Evidently a dumbass right whiner.

You people are too stupid to be alive.

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sonicfilter wrote:
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so he had a lot in common with Don?
Aint none of my business if he did. Probably none of yours either.

Maybe you could go compare desperation notes with the other two doorknobs on here...start yew own lil cwub--lowlife ghetto guttersnipes of a feather...
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KABUL, Afghanistan — Officials say a helicopter owned by an Afghan company has made an emergency landing in a Taliban-controlled area of eastern Afghanistan, and the insurgents took all nine people who were aboard hostage.

A district administrator in the area says the helicopter landed on Sunday afternoon in strong winds and rain in a village of Logar province, southeast of Kabul and about 30 kilometers (or 20 miles) from the Pakistan border.

Hamidullah Hamid said on Monday that the Taliban captured all nine aboard the aircraft and took them from the area. He says the crew and passengers are all civilian.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/22/tali...
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A Necessary Reckoning With Torture

The Constitution Project's report on detainee treatment is but a first step toward the truth—and reclaiming our national honor.

A new report by the Washington D.C.-based Constitution Project’s Task Force on Detainee Treatment appeared last week, and it should once and for all end the largely partisan debate about whether the United States engaged in torture as part of its counterterrorism effort. A rehashing of the pros and cons regarding the handling of terrorists might well have been considered old news but for the Task Force’s well documented unanimous judgment that in the aftermath of 9/11 the U.S. government had indeed carried out acts that were indisputably torture. A second finding maintains that the top officials in Bush administration bear full responsibility for enabling the practice, having entered into detailed discussions before committing what amount to war crimes.

....The report notes that those Bush loyalists and CIA apparatchiks who persist in arguing that torture is effective might also consider the classified 6,000-page Senate Intelligence Committee report, which used government records to examine in detail every interrogation carried out by the Agency. It reportedly agreed with the Constitution Project Task Force, concluding that torture never produced any information that could not have been obtained by less coercive means.

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articl...
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Waxman wrote:
Jumping to Delusions: Liberal Media Damage Their Reputations Covering Boston Marathon Bombings
Numerous media outlets jumped on the horrific Boston marathon bombings to levy unfounded accusations and smear-job insinuations that “right-wing” extremists and even the GOP were possibly responsible.
http://www.ijreview.com/2013/04/46970-left-wi...
Liberals are scumbags
so when FOX said it was a brown person.......?
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