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 ... Read more
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#894762 Apr 29, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
This rom a right whiner who thinks handing rich people money will somehow reduce the debt & make our economy better.
Speaking of free money__the CIA has been sending tens of million$ in "ghost money" to the Afghanistan presidents office since the beginning of the war.

The cash which arrived in suitcases and plastic bags was used to buy influence and loyalty among politicians, warlords and ranking Taliban. So the story goes!
Waxman

United States

#894763 Apr 29, 2013
Dajokerman wrote:
psst, time to end this thread, spoiler, Obama won fair and square by a landslide both times.
It ended a long time ago. Now it's just a place where angry trolls like myself, mad about that fact, come to shit on everyone. I have devoted my life to doing that on a daily basis.

“Smart@ss”

Since: Dec 07

Location hidden

#894764 Apr 29, 2013
Waxman wrote:
<quoted text>
It ended a long time ago. Now it's just a place where angry trolls like myself, mad about that fact, come to shit on everyone. I have devoted my life to doing that on a daily basis.
Kudos to you sir, whatever makes you happy in life. At least you have the clear insight to admit to this reality as oppose to the "patriots" that are here to "enlighten" the masses.

you are getting an agreed judge by me for what little it's worth.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#894765 Apr 29, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Bush & the Republicans are primarily to blame.
I never said it was all Bush's fault.
Now, let's try and point you in the direction of the fact that it is 2013, and Bush is NOT prezidink anymore.

"The conversation, which the Russians have said was captured electronically via a wiretap, was not presented to U.S. authorities until after the April 15 bombing that killed three people and injured 264 near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, according to the source..."
"Russians to US: Boston bombing suspect, mother discussed jihad in 2011" NBCNews. Web 4/29/2013

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ROMNEY: But I'll respond to a couple of things that you mentioned. First of all, Russia I indicated is a geopolitical foe....
(CROSSWHINING of interuption)
...Well, of course I don't concur with what the president said about my own record and the things that I've said. They don't happen to be accurate. But -- but I can say this, that we're talking about the Middle East and how to help the Middle East reject the kind of terrorism we're seeing, and the rising tide of tumult and -- and confusion. And -- and attacking me is not an agenda. Attacking me is not talking about how we're going to deal with the challenges that exist in the Middle East, and take advantage of the opportunity there, and stem the tide of this violence...
We don't want another Iraq, we don't want another Afghanistan. That's not the right course for us. The right course for us is to make sure that we go after the -- the people who are leaders of these various anti-American groups and these -- these jihadists, but also help the Muslim world.....
ROMNEY: Well, of course I don't concur with what the president said about my own record and the things that I've said. They don't happen to be accurate. But -- but I can say this, that we're talking about the Middle East and how to help the Middle East reject the kind of terrorism we're seeing, and the rising tide of tumult and -- and confusion. And -- and attacking me is not an agenda. Attacking me is not talking about how we're going to deal with the challenges that exist in the Middle East, and take advantage of the opportunity there, and stem the tide of this violence.

But I'll respond to a couple of things that you mentioned. First of all, Russia I indicated is a geopolitical foe. Not...

ROMNEY: Excuse me. It's a geopolitical foe, and I said in the same -- in the same paragraph I said, and Iran is the greatest national security threat we face. Russia does continue to battle us in the U.N. time and time again.
I have clear eyes on this. I'm not going to wear rose-colored glasses when it comes to Russia, or Mr. Putin.
And I'm certainly not going to say to him, I'll give you more flexibility after the election. After the election, he'll get more backbone. Number two, with regards to Iraq, you and I agreed I believe that there should be a status of forces agreement.

(CROSSTALK)

Third POTUS election Debate 2012
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#894766 Apr 29, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Speaking of free money__the CIA has been sending tens of million$ in "ghost money" to the Afghanistan presidents office since the beginning of the war.
The cash which arrived in suitcases and plastic bags was used to buy influence and loyalty among politicians, warlords and ranking Taliban. So the story goes!
And it's not very nice that the same receivers of have since turned tail and now dislike America even more for the kindnesses shown.

Such dark age thuggery.

The lack of appreciation and any actual ethics is even worse than when we over there infrastructure building in the 60's.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#894767 Apr 29, 2013
Aunt Baggy Poo wrote:
Then, hubby promised me my DREAM vacation, a trip to Branson, Missouri followed by three days and two nights in LAS VEGAS! Woo-hoo!
Did your mommy promise you rose gardens and good ship lollypops when you were little?

Glad mine didn't. REALITY is just so much simpler than pipe dreams of what we want to hear.

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#894768 Apr 29, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
<quoted text>
Bush was a very successful governor of one of the biggest states in the union for two terms before running for the presidency and leading the nation.
What did Obama lead or govern again?
Pushed green energy in Texas, education, and expanded welfare with added faith based welfare.

My God, not green energy initiatives OMG OMG OMG

Not education - those socialist union f*cks.

Not welfare - taking from the rich & giving to the poor.

Funny how you right whiers no longer agree with any of those issues.

Yet here you are, praising Bush.

I can only assume its because you are just ignorant of the facts.
RUSH10ME

Warsaw, VA

#894769 Apr 29, 2013
Dajokerman wrote:
psst, time to end this thread, spoiler, Obama won fair and square by a landslide both times.
You think 51% is a "landslide"??

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#894770 Apr 29, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> No, your post showed more people had jobs but more people stopped working. Get a clue and the economy is in the tank and sinking fast. More people working means nothing if more people are leaving the job market. Job growth is not keeping up with population growth. Which means more and more high school grads and college grads have no job to go to so they drop out of the job market. GOOD GRIEF!!!
I have news.

I was responding to one of your dumbass buddies who said fewer people were working. That is a lie.

More people working means more people working.

Period.

You get a GD clue.

More people working means that if you count the number of people with jobs, that number is higher than when it was counted previously.

You people are just dumber than sh*t.

If you want top talk participation rate or the number of people leaving the work force then wprd your GD posts that way.

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#894771 Apr 29, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
Dave, It appears you have cherry picked charts that exclude certain individuals in the tally. The chart I provided is a total and much more accurate.
Now please explain how total number of people working and number of people participating in the work force would be totally different numbers. They are not.
You said fewer people, moron. not a lower participation rate.

Lets go baak to my example. Would you rather have 50% of $1000 or 45% of $1200.00

When you figure that out, you have your answer.

As a example, as more & more baby boomers retire, it causes the participation rate to drop.

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#894772 Apr 29, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
<quoted text>
Now, let's try and point you in the direction of the fact that it is 2013, and Bush is NOT prezidink anymore.
"The conversation, which the Russians have said was captured electronically via a wiretap, was not presented to U.S. authorities until after the April 15 bombing that killed three people and injured 264 near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, according to the source..."
"Russians to US: Boston bombing suspect, mother discussed jihad in 2011" NBCNews. Web 4/29/2013
----------
ROMNEY: But I'll respond to a couple of things that you mentioned. First of all, Russia I indicated is a geopolitical foe....
(CROSSWHINING of interuption)
...Well, of course I don't concur with what the president said about my own record and the things that I've said. They don't happen to be accurate. But -- but I can say this, that we're talking about the Middle East and how to help the Middle East reject the kind of terrorism we're seeing, and the rising tide of tumult and -- and confusion. And -- and attacking me is not an agenda. Attacking me is not talking about how we're going to deal with the challenges that exist in the Middle East, and take advantage of the opportunity there, and stem the tide of this violence...
We don't want another Iraq, we don't want another Afghanistan. That's not the right course for us. The right course for us is to make sure that we go after the -- the people who are leaders of these various anti-American groups and these -- these jihadists, but also help the Muslim world.....
ROMNEY: Well, of course I don't concur with what the president said about my own record and the things that I've said. They don't happen to be accurate. But -- but I can say this, that we're talking about the Middle East and how to help the Middle East reject the kind of terrorism we're seeing, and the rising tide of tumult and -- and confusion. And -- and attacking me is not an agenda. Attacking me is not talking about how we're going to deal with the challenges that exist in the Middle East, and take advantage of the opportunity there, and stem the tide of this violence.
But I'll respond to a couple of things that you mentioned. First of all, Russia I indicated is a geopolitical foe. Not...
ROMNEY: Excuse me. It's a geopolitical foe, and I said in the same -- in the same paragraph I said, and Iran is the greatest national security threat we face. Russia does continue to battle us in the U.N. time and time again.
I have clear eyes on this. I'm not going to wear rose-colored glasses when it comes to Russia, or Mr. Putin.
And I'm certainly not going to say to him, I'll give you more flexibility after the election. After the election, he'll get more backbone. Number two, with regards to Iraq, you and I agreed I believe that there should be a status of forces agreement.
(CROSSTALK)
Third POTUS election Debate 2012
An analyst on TV said that it did not surprise him that Russia did not disclose the wiretap. They likely did not want to reveal their operations.

OMG they discussed Jihad?

You fricken right whiners discuss armed insurrection here all the time. Perhaps you idiots should be on the terrorist watchlist too.
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#894773 Apr 29, 2013
Waxman wrote:
<quoted text>
It ended a long time ago. Now it's just a place where angry trolls like myself, mad about that fact, come to shit on everyone. I have devoted my life to doing that on a daily basis.
Dumb Dave, for sure.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#894774 Apr 29, 2013
Christie: Obama ‘Has Kept Every Promise He’s Made’ On Sandy Relief

"Listen, the President has kept every promise he's made," Christie said.“What I was saying at the time was, I was asked how the President was doing, I said, he’s doing a good job, he’s kept his word. And so everybody knows that I have about 95 percent level disagreement with Barack Obama on issues of principle and philosophy. But the fact is we have a job to do. And what people expect from people they elect is to do their job.”

http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/s...
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#894775 Apr 29, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Pushed green energy in Texas, education, and expanded welfare with added faith based welfare.
My God, not green energy initiatives OMG OMG OMG
Not education - those socialist union f*cks.
Not welfare - taking from the rich & giving to the poor.
Funny how you right whiers no longer agree with any of those issues.
Yet here you are, praising Bush.
I can only assume its because you are just ignorant of the facts.
2008bill, for sure. Why the new name of Real Dave? Where's your flag?

Baawwwaaahhhh!!!!!

“Smart@ss”

Since: Dec 07

Location hidden

#894776 Apr 29, 2013
RUSH10ME wrote:
<quoted text>You think 51% is a "landslide"??
332 Obama vs 206 Romney.

Obama has won an overwhelming majority in the Electoral College, a majority of the popular vote and a majority of the nation’s states—including most of the country’s largest states and states in every major region of the republic: New England, the mid-Atlantic, the Great Lakes, the South, the Southwest, the Mountain West and the West. Winning all battle ground states but one.

Look, it's painful to watch your team get smashed. I get it, but this wasn't even close and taking 51% as the popular vote is a landslide(which you are rounding down because if memory serves me right it was 51.7% which would make it closer to 52% rounded up), because any way you slice it he won with millions more voting for him than everyone else.(you know, there was other people running in the election.) Romney got 47% of the vote (47%... where did I hear that number before....)

So landslide, by definition a crushing defeat. ideals completely rejected, theme not acceptable, no one wants what you are selling, Maybe next time, sorry I am just not that into you, we are just different people now with different paths and this isn't going to work out.

Math doesn't change either way you work it out.
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#894777 Apr 29, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Pushed green energy in Texas, education, and expanded welfare with added faith based welfare.
My God, not green energy initiatives OMG OMG OMG
Not education - those socialist union f*cks.
Not welfare - taking from the rich & giving to the poor.
Funny how you right whiers no longer agree with any of those issues.
Yet here you are, praising Bush.
I can only assume its because you are just ignorant of the facts.
He was governor of Texas during pretty good times.

The State of Texas employs a weak governor system__the Lt Governor actually has more power in legislative matters.

Realtime

Deltona, FL

#894778 Apr 29, 2013
RUSH10ME wrote:
<quoted text>You think 51% is a "landslide"??
First time it's been done since Ike.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#894779 Apr 29, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
An analyst on TV said that it did not surprise him that Russia did not disclose the wiretap. They likely did not want to reveal their operations.
OMG they discussed Jihad?
You fricken right whiners discuss armed insurrection here all the time. Perhaps you idiots should be on the terrorist watchlist too.
Next, Duhmazz Duh Avey will sing us the A CL(own)U(nit) libuhrulTic ignochant song of duh clueless, on how "Pwofilink tewworists is illwegal".

Armed insurrection? Is that like the occupy anyone else's anything stoopid gutter streeter theme song, that they sing awrl together while at their worship meetings of terrorizing others peoples anything?

Duhmmy.

Here-have another spoonful...
(quips from the WH correspondence dinner)

“You could buy an island and call it ‘Nobama’ for that money. Sheldon would have been better off offering me $100 million to drop out of the race,” Obama laughed.“I probably wouldn’t have taken it, but I’d have thought about it.”

As for how the past four years had aged him at 51, Obama joked,“I’m not the strapping young Muslim Socialist I used to be.”

The president had some self-deprecating moments, even looking ahead to who might succeed him in 2016, including Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.

“I mean, the guy has not even finished a single term in the Senate and he thinks he’s ready to be president,” said Obama, a reference to his own Senate career.“Kids these days!”
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Really???

1995, Aug - Obama files paperwork to run for Palmer's Illinois Senate seat

1996, Jan - Obama has his four competitor petitions invalidated; he emerges as the only candidate

1996, Nov - Obama is elected to Illinois Senate, which is controlled by Republicans

1999 - Obama begins running for Congress

2000 - Obama loses his challenge for Congressional seat held by Rep. Bobby Rush

2001 - Obama receives legal services contract with Illinois firm owned by Robert Blackwell, Jr. A few months later, Obama writes a letter on Illinois Senate letterhead in support of a tourism grant for a different Blackwell company. The next day, "Obama's U.S. Senate campaign received a $1,000 donation from Blackwell... In the presidential race he is credited on Obama's website with committing to raise $100,000 to $200,000 for Obama's campaign."

Obama reported $98,158 income for providing legal services; $80,000 was from Blackwell's firm."Illinois ethics disclosure forms are designed to reveal possible financial conflicts by lawmakers... Obama did not specify that EKI provided him with the bulk of the private-sector compensation he received... he attached a multi-page list of all the law firm's clients, which included EKI among hundreds."

2002, Nov - Democrats usurp Republican control of the Illinois Senate

2003-2004 - Obama amasses his legislative record, serves as chair of the Health and Human Services Committee

2003 - Obama begins running for US Senate; the leading Democratic candidate will withdraw in 2004 due to a sex scandal that Obama's campaign urged the Chicago Tribune to report.

2003 - David Axelrod [begins having] camera crews virtually everything Obama has done in public." He uses this footage to create a five-minute Internet video for the 16 Jan. 2007 announcement that Obama is running for president....

and here we are, 2013....

on a personal note-Myself and the POTUS Duh A Vey, we're the same age, with in just a few months even (according to what records have been provide to use anyway).
I think I would have to give serious consideration before calling another fellow legislator a "kid", OR address any one older in public debates, with such sardonic tones, as were seen in teh debates of 2012.

And Peas- In 2006 Obama published the book, The Audacity of Hope, but imhumbleo Dreams of (the) Father is a much more interesting read.
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#894780 Apr 29, 2013
Dajokerman wrote:
<quoted text>
332 Obama vs 206 Romney.
Obama has won an overwhelming majority in the Electoral College, a majority of the popular vote and a majority of the nation’s states—including most of the country’s largest states and states in every major region of the republic: New England, the mid-Atlantic, the Great Lakes, the South, the Southwest, the Mountain West and the West. Winning all battle ground states but one.
Look, it's painful to watch your team get smashed. I get it, but this wasn't even close and taking 51% as the popular vote is a landslide(which you are rounding down because if memory serves me right it was 51.7% which would make it closer to 52% rounded up), because any way you slice it he won with millions more voting for him than everyone else.(you know, there was other people running in the election.) Romney got 47% of the vote (47%... where did I hear that number before....)
So landslide, by definition a crushing defeat. ideals completely rejected, theme not acceptable, no one wants what you are selling, Maybe next time, sorry I am just not that into you, we are just different people now with different paths and this isn't going to work out.
Math doesn't change either way you work it out.
Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups.. Get all the fools on your side and you can be elected to anything you idiot...
RUSH10ME

Warsaw, VA

#894782 Apr 29, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>First time it's been done since Ike.
Or Chavez.

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