Barack Obama, our next President

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Realtime

Deltona, FL

#894236 Apr 28, 2013
Iraq has suspended the licenses of 10 satellite TV station for promoting sectarianism as the Sunni's continue to duke it out with the Shiites.

And those pesky Kurds have sent forces to the disputed city of Kirkuk.

I wonder if we ever completed the largest US embassy in existence__last I heard the toilets still wouldn't flush.

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sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#894237 Apr 28, 2013
How to debunk George W. Bush’s attempts at revisionism

Your definitive guide to the Bush cronies' talking points, and why all of them are insane

Every dog goes to heaven and every former president should get a shot at repairing his legacy, especially when it’s as tattered as George W. Bush’s. With the opening of his presidential library and museum this week, observers from former Bush officials to mainstream outlets were taking a fresh, rosy look at the Bush legacy. Some offered dopey and facially ridiculous cheerleading, while others offered more compelling suggestions to return to the Bush era with an open mind. After all, other presidents left office in a cloud only to be redeemed by history years later.

So, is this week making you feel a bit nostalgic for the Bush era? Don’t. It’s been almost half a decade since the 43rd president left office, and he’s looking as bad as ever. Of course, that won’t stop a small circle of admirers (many of whom used to be on his payroll) from trying, so here’s your guide to taking on the five biggest specious pro-Bush talking points put forward this week:

1) Bush kept us safe: The biggest myth of the Bush presidency, by far, is that the president kept the country safe. As Charles Krauthammer wrote this week in the Washington Post in a typical example:“It’s important to note that he did not just keep us safe. He created the entire anti-terror infrastructure that continues to keep us safe … Which is why there was not one successful terror bombing on U.S. soil from 9/11 until last week.”

Just no. First of all, why does 9/11 not count? It’s not like the U.S. government was completely unaware of the threat from al-Qaida and Osama bin Laden until 9/11. After all, bin Laden had already helped orchestrate the U.S. Embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania that killed hundreds in 1998, and Bill Clinton launched cruise missiles into Sudan and Afghanistan to try to kill bin Laden three years before 9/11. And then there’s that CIA briefing that warned Bush:“Bin Laden Determined to Strike in U.S.”— 36 days before Sept. 11. Bush’s response to the briefer giving him the news? To say,“All right. You’ve covered your ass, now.” Then he went fishing. Literally.

As for the claim that there were no terror attacks on U.S. soil after 9/11 under Bush — also bogus. Conor Friedersdorf writes:

“Bush’s tenure included anthrax attacks that killed five people (more than died in the Boston marathon bombing) and that injured between 22 and 68 people. Bush was president when Hesham Mohamed Hadayet killed two and wounded four at an LAX ticket counter; when the Beltway snipers killed 10 people; when Mohammed Reza Taheri-azar injured six driving his SUV into a crowd; and when Naveed Afzal Haq killed one woman and shot five others in Seattle.”

Also, there was the bombing of the USS Cole in Yemen, just before the 2000 election, which should have brought an extra warning about the al-Qaida threat, and later on, bombings in London, Madrid, and Jordan. Meanwhile, thanks to the wars there, much of the attention from international terror went to Iraq and Afghanistan, where al-Qaida and sympathetic groups found it easier to kill American soldiers than to attack Americans on U.S. soil.

http://www.salon.com/2013/04/27/bush_is_not_b...

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nobamaredux

Santa Fe, NM

#894238 Apr 28, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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I earlier said I thought the younger bomber would not make it out of the hospital alive because of his potential for talking too much.
So what happens? The Magic Negro sends Eric Holder down there to read Miranda Rights to him.
He shut up.
The Lap Dog Liberal media is awfully quiet now. We will be distracted with disinformation from this time forward by the likes of Diane Sawyer, Oprah, NY Times and many others.
Instead, let's all feed off of whether or not Gwyneth Paltrow is truly the Most Beautiful Woman or is People Magazine lying!??
Or Gun Control! Let's get all involved in heated debates over whether or not the Boy Messiah really loves us or not.
Liberal Media is VERY predictable.
The Boston bombing is just another Obama coverup.

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nobamaredux

Santa Fe, NM

#894239 Apr 28, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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7th grade & 8th graders are typically 12 & 13. Parents must give permission.
Pills aren't handed out but prescriptions.
Twelve and thirteen-year old girls should not be having sexual intercourse under any circumstances, birth control pills or not.

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Sam I Am

Cherokee Village, AR

#894240 Apr 28, 2013
Almost every black voted for Obama only because he is half black and no other reason. Almost every person sucking off the government tit voted for Obama because that's where the free stuff is at. Almost every Hispanic voted for Obama because the Democrats wont do anything to control the border or illegals. When you add that with voter fraud, that's how the lying POS won.

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For Real

United States

#894241 Apr 28, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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I get it. The Republicans can keep handing money to the wealthy at the expense of the middle class & that is NOT class warfare.
To Carol, Class warfare os trying to stop the Republicans for continuing that practice.
as stupid as carol is, that definetly is to be expected.

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nobamaredux

Santa Fe, NM

#894242 Apr 28, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Poor cry baby Eed. His post was shown to be wrong & now he has a fit "boo hoo boo hoo, Real;dave showed me to be an idiot again. Boo Hoo Boo Hoo"
It is a fact that the recession, near financial meltdown, housing collapse, two quagmire wars & doubling the debt all occurred during the Bush administration after entering office with a balanced budget with a surplus.
And you have the gall to blame Obama.
Four and a half years and no results.

Who else to blame?

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Sam I Am

Cherokee Village, AR

#894243 Apr 28, 2013
All that after two years of a democrat controlled house and senate AND several warnings from Bush to congress that what they were doing with forcing banks to give loans to those who they knew couldn't pay them back was going to cause a total housing collapse. But the democrat controlled congress wouldn't listen because they knew better and didn't want to hurt anyones feelings by saying "no" to someone that works at McDonalds, yet wants to buy a $750K home in SF. So now here we are..... And you continue to insist on blaming Bush. But then again, I shouldn't be surprised. You are, after all, a liberal, and if there is anything the Blamer in chief has taught us all over these last 4+ years, it's that no matter what the facts, it's always someone elses (the republicans) fault.

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For Real

United States

#894244 Apr 28, 2013
nobamaredux wrote:
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The Boston bombing is just another Obama coverup.
obama has no control of someone's actions in public places imbecile.

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El Monte, CA

#894245 Apr 28, 2013
Sam I Am wrote:
All that after two years of a democrat controlled house and senate AND several warnings from Bush to congress that what they were doing with forcing banks to give loans to those who they knew couldn't pay them back was going to cause a total housing collapse. But the democrat controlled congress wouldn't listen because they knew better and didn't want to hurt anyones feelings by saying "no" to someone that works at McDonald's. So now here we are..... And you continue to insist on blaming Bush. But then again, I shouldn't be surprised. You are, after all, a liberal, and if there is anything the Blamer in chief has taught us all over these last 4+ years, it's that no matter what the facts, it's always someone elses (the republicans) fault.
another nitwit defending the most mediocre president ever (George w. Bush jr.) And another nitwit refusing to holding accountable for his failures as president.

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Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#894247 Apr 28, 2013
nobamaredux wrote:
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Four and a half years and no results.
Who else to blame?
Wow, yet another dumbass who thinks we are still losing 750,000 jobs a month & an economy shrinking a a rate over 6%

Do you people take special classes to be this GD dumb or is it just a requirement to be a right whiner.

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Since: Nov 11

Westerville, OH

#894248 Apr 28, 2013
Emaam wrote:
In defense of right wing idiots, they aren't capable of analytical thought. They have been conditioned to "follow". Everything in their head goes haywire if they have to confront something "different". Change is the enemy. They fear progress.
"They have been conditioned to 'follow'".

Do you follow Al Sharpton? Pelosi? Harry Reid? Bill Clinton? Obama?

See? Conservatives think for themselves while Liberals are TOLD what to think.

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Since: Nov 11

Westerville, OH

#894249 Apr 28, 2013
Emaam wrote:
In defense of right wing idiots, they aren't capable of analytical thought. They have been conditioned to "follow". Everything in their head goes haywire if they have to confront something "different". Change is the enemy. They fear progress.
Hey, you will NEVER hear that in your Liberal Media:

Talk about hypocrisy 101…this story has to be a perfect example of just that!

After you read about what democrat Gloria Platko had to say…you tell me what you think would have happened had it been a republican that did the same via the mainstream media and such…as well as her half-baked apology.

This is via GP:

Typical Liberal who sees everyone through the prism of skin color… how progressive… or more accurately… regressive! Also the typical Liberal apology is served—not sorry she said it—only sorry if she got caught offending people. Let me emphasize, she’s not sorry if her racist attitude offended people, only sorry she got caught offending people.

Mediaite reports the following:

Buena Vista Township Clerk Gloria Platko is resisting demands that she step down after another local official, Interim Township Manager Dexter Mitchell (a Democrat), taped a phone conversation in which Platko referred to Township Supervisor Dwayne Parker (also a Democrat) as “an arrogant n***er.”

The 63 year-old Democrat later apologized for the “slip of the tongue,” but shockingly insisted that her use of the slur doesn’t make her racist, because she has “eaten Thanksgiving dinner with black friends at their house.”

Read more at http://angrywhitedude.com/2013/04/if-a-repupl...

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Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#894250 Apr 28, 2013
Sam I Am wrote:
All that after two years of a democrat controlled house and senate AND several warnings from Bush to congress that what they were doing with forcing banks to give loans to those who they knew couldn't pay them back was going to cause a total housing collapse. But the democrat controlled congress wouldn't listen because they knew better and didn't want to hurt anyones feelings by saying "no" to someone that works at McDonalds, yet wants to buy a $750K home in SF. So now here we are..... And you continue to insist on blaming Bush. But then again, I shouldn't be surprised. You are, after all, a liberal, and if there is anything the Blamer in chief has taught us all over these last 4+ years, it's that no matter what the facts, it's always someone elses (the republicans) fault.
The recession starte 4th quarter of 20078.

Show me the legislation they passed in the first 9 months of 207 that created this recession.

List it or STFU

There was never any requirement that banks had to loan money to those who could not pay it back

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Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#894251 Apr 28, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
The Obama campaign slogan was “Forward”.
Communist and radical publications throughout the 19th and 20th centuries had the name “Forward!”
"Forward" has been frequently used as a name for socialist, communist and other left-wing newspapers and publications.
"Forward!” was the conviction of European Marxists that their movements reflected the march of history which would move forward past capitalism and into socialism and communism.
Just a coincidence?
Mitts was backward!!! What a coinkydink!

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Diane Sawyer

Pompano Beach, FL

#894252 Apr 28, 2013
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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Mitts was backward!!! What a coinkydink!
Reported by the Boca Intoxication Network

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Whatever

Gering, NE

#894253 Apr 28, 2013
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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Mitts was backward!!! What a coinkydink!
You sound real forward and intellectual with this post. Do you folks have no self pride?

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Gering, NE

#894254 Apr 28, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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The recession starte 4th quarter of 20078.
Show me the legislation they passed in the first 9 months of 207 that created this recession.
List it or STFU
There was never any requirement that banks had to loan money to those who could not pay it back
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Dave, your playing perpetually stupid is not working. You keep wanting to run in circles.

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Since: Nov 11

Westerville, OH

#894255 Apr 28, 2013
Emaam wrote:
I call myself a liberal because:
I believe in science
I believe corporations are businesses, not people
I believe in equal rights, regardless of sexual orientation
I believe that 47% of Americans arenÂ’t looking for a government handout
I believe in climate change, not that God has decided to use weather to “punish sin”
I believe we must learn from history, not repeat it
I believe women deserve the same rights as men
I believe our sexual orientation is something weÂ’re born with, not something we choose
I believe immigration is what has made this country great, not what will bring it down
I believe freedom for all means freedom for all
I believe we have the right to own guns, but our Second Amendment says “well regulated” for a reason
I believe in a living wage
I believe you donÂ’t create wealth by giving rich people more money
I believe welfare helps the poor, it doesnÂ’t punish the rich
I call myself a Conservative because:

I believe in science and God, they go together!

I believe corporations is made up of people with living wages.

I believe in equal rights, regardless of sexual orientation but REFUSE to pay for it. I already pay enough taxes.

I believe that too many Americans arenÂ’t prepared in our Liberal schools and end up looking for a government handout,

I believe in NASA's own admission that climate change is Hoax, and the hacked emails confirm it is a Hoax.

I believe we must learn from history, not repeat it. That is why I reject socialism. Hitler was real history. Most of the works history is made to tyrants, dictators and Kings that killed, tortured, lied about and abused those that opposed him, similar to the Liberal left media today do with Republicans, Sarah Palin anyone?

I believe women deserve the same rights as men, but no tax payer paid contraceptive. They can afford $5 a month in Walmart.

I believe our sexual orientation is something weÂ’re born with, not something we choose. But forcing NORMAL people to accept deviant behaviors is immoral. Forcing pastors to marry gays and Lesbian is a disrespect of their conscience. Gays and lesbians are not better than pastors consciences.

I believe LEGAL immigration is what has made this country great, but we still need a secure border. I KNOW many terrorist attacks by Muslims come from immigrants. Illegal Mexicans being caught smuggling drugs from Mexico.

I believe freedom for all means freedom for all and penalizing confiscating taxes is not economic freedom but working for others so they can have the benefits I do not have.

I believe we have the right to own guns, and our Second Amendment PROTECTS US exactly from the type of Liberals we have now in charge, who wants to control what we eat, drive, live in, go to, believe in, etc. And will punish us with jail time if we do not buy health insurance to subsidize the illegals free health care, abortion, sex change, contraceptives, AIDS for homosexual, free health care for Muslims, etc.

I believe in a living wage that allows the company that pays me to remain profitable and not go bankruptcy like the twinkies company.

I believe you donÂ’t create wealth by giving rich people more money but by ALLOWING them to successes by getting the government and it taxes and regulations OUT OF THE WAY!!!

I believe welfare helps the poor, it doesnÂ’t punish the rich but many in Welfare abuse the system and drive Mercedes's like the Boston marathon bombing.

I believe welfare creates parasites of the government while my great grandfather did not have welfare and worked his tail off to be successful.

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Since: Nov 11

Westerville, OH

#894256 Apr 28, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>I would agree with all those things.

It is sad the rabid right chooses not to.

Hey you Republicans out there. This is why you lost the last election.

Its funny that the right whiners do not believe in a single item.
You being told what to believe about us and you had fall in the Liberal trap.

We lost the election because we could not compete with Santa Claus. That was not fair!!!

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