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
WOW

Bronx, NY

#895094 Apr 29, 2013
WHHY IS A GAY BASKETBALL PLAYER MORE IMPORTANT TO BARAK OBAMA THAN THE FIRST BLACK WOMAN TO GRADUATE WITH A PHD IN COMPUTER SCIENCE isnt she MORE OF A ROLE MODEL THAN A GAY BASKETBALL PLAYER obama cares more about gays than he does BLACK PEOPLE

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WOW

Bronx, NY

#895095 Apr 29, 2013
WE GOT OBAMA SO NO OF THIS MATTERS THATS ALL BLACKS NEEDED A BLACK FACE IN THE WHITEHOUSE Recession widens wealth gap gulf between whites and Hispanics, blacks
The recession’s effect on the unemployment rate is widely known, but its profound effect on the wealth gap between races is only now coming into focus.

A new report by the Urban Institute found that Hispanic families lost 44 percent of their wealth between 2007 and 2010 and black families lost 31 percent. Non-Hispanic white families, by comparison, lost 11 percent of their wealth.

Before the recession, non-Hispanic white families were four times as wealthy as minorities but by 2010 that number had grown to six times as wealthy. This disparity is all the more noteworthy because the income gap is much smaller, staying roughly constant since 1983.

Put another way, the average wealth of white families was $230,000 higher than the average wealth of black and Hispanic families in 1983. By 2010, the average wealth of white families was over a half-million dollars higher than the average wealth of black and Hispanic families —$632,000 versus $98,000 and $110,000, respectively — the report states.

“The great recession didn’t cause the wealth disparity between white families and families of color but it certainly did exacerbate it,” says Caroline Ratcliffe, senior fellow with the Urban Institute.“Families of color were not on a firm wealth-building path but were disproportionately affected by the great recession and housing crisis.”

RELATED: Author argues there are many paths to the Latino middle class

The accumulation curve for whites, the rate at which they accumulate wealth, grows as they age, and the disparity compared to Latinos and blacks becomes more stark.

In 1983, whites in the 32-40 age range started with three and a half times more wealth than blacks and four times more wealth than Hispanics. Thirty years later, those figures had grown to seven times more wealth than African-Americans and five times more wealth than Hispanics.

A focus on the 2007 to 2009 recession shows sharp declines in the wealth of all three groups but reveals particularly debilitating effects for Latino families. Lower home values account for much of Hispanics’ wealth loss, as their wealth fell 40 percent from 2007 to 2010. Higher debt-to-asset values created a dangerous situation as young Hispanic home buyers were hit with an avalanche when housing prices tumbled in places like Phoenix and inland California.

Aracely Panemeno, with the Center for Responsible Lending, told NBC Latino that minorities were targeted with predatory loans, which had a major impact on their families’ wealth.

“I live in Prince William County, Virginia, where 12,000 predominantly Latino families lost their homes because of predatory lending, the subprime boom and over-development,” she said.

BLACKS ARE OK MAYBE THE NEXT WHITE PRESIDENT WILL HELP THE BLACK COMMUNITY AFTER THEIR LOVER LEAVES

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#895097 Apr 29, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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WTF did that crock of crap have to do with my post???
"real dumb"
What do your posts have to do with anything except; lies, hypocrisy, racism and BS?
Peace
KMA

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TSM

El Paso, TX

#895098 Apr 29, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Feel free to refute my post citing facts anytime if you can. Otherwise STFU.
RealDave refuting your facts isn’t the problem it’s refuting your revision of the Facts that’s the Problem!! Dave here a simple question….How many terrorist attack happen on Clinton Watch?

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#895100 Apr 29, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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The Republicans risked shutting down the federal government to cut funding for Planned Parenthood while ignoring tens of billions of dollars of tax loopholes they refuse to close.
Only in Right Whiner la la land does shutting down an organization the prevents50,000 abortions a year a good thing.
"real dumb"
Be honest, planned parent hood is responsible for more than 350,000 abortions/murder per year.
Peace
KMA

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American Lady

Danville, KY

#895101 Apr 29, 2013
Ron Paul: Police manhunt for Boston Marathon bombing suspect scarier than attack

Mr. Paul, a former libertarian political candidate who served in Congress as a member of the Republican Party, said the door-to-door searches police conducted in Watertown for the bombing suspects were particularly alarming.
They reminded of a “military coup in a far off banana republic,” he said, Politico reported.“Force lockdown of a city. Militarized police riding tanks in the streets. Door-to-door armed searches without warrant. Families thrown out of their homes at gunpoint to be searched without probable cause. Businesses forced to close. Transport shut down.”
Mr. Paul reminded the surviving suspect, 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was ultimately discovered by a civilian, and not due to police crackdown, Politico reported.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/apr/...

Some peeps are BLIND!

TRULY BLIND & IGNORANT!
RUSH10ME

Urbanna, VA

#895102 Apr 29, 2013
WOW wrote:
WHHY IS A GAY BASKETBALL PLAYER MORE IMPORTANT TO BARAK OBAMA THAN THE FIRST BLACK WOMAN TO GRADUATE WITH A PHD IN COMPUTER SCIENCE isnt she MORE OF A ROLE MODEL THAN A GAY BASKETBALL PLAYER obama cares more about gays than he does BLACK PEOPLE
Because obama has more in common with a gay basketball player than anyone with intelect , it's a shame we can't ask Larry Sinclair .

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#895103 Apr 29, 2013
TSM wrote:
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RealDave refuting your facts isn’t the problem it’s refuting your revision of the Facts that’s the Problem!! Dave here a simple question….How many terrorist attack happen on Clinton Watch?
So you had no facts. Just as I thought.

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“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#895106 Apr 29, 2013
WOW wrote:
WHHY IS A GAY BASKETBALL PLAYER MORE IMPORTANT TO BARAK OBAMA THAN THE FIRST BLACK WOMAN TO GRADUATE WITH A PHD IN COMPUTER SCIENCE isnt she MORE OF A ROLE MODEL THAN A GAY BASKETBALL PLAYER obama cares more about gays than he does BLACK PEOPLE
Dumbass, she's not THE first, she's the first black female to graduate from the University of Michigan with a PhD in computer science...I'm not sure if you noticed that Jason Collins is black...
WOW

Bronx, NY

#895107 Apr 29, 2013
THE ONLY BLACK WOMAN OBAMA CELEBRATES BESIDES MOOCHELLE is THE BURLESQUE SINGER/DANCER married to the rapper from brooklyn

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#895109 Apr 29, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Why don't you have a clue? The states that have opted out will have the exchanges administered by the federal government.
If anyone remains uninsured, it's the fault of the republicans. Just like everything else.
"silly"
Be honest. The nobamakare debacle will leave 30 million American's with out health care insurance.
Peace
RUSH10ME

Urbanna, VA

#895110 Apr 29, 2013
OBAMANATION wrote:
<quoted text>left wing sockpuppet ped-o-phile trash, prolly dem or his knee grow lover fetch boy.
PS: unlike you ped-o-phile, I have a job and do very well...thx, try again fkface
He dosen't realize that the producers in this country subsidize his very exsistance , ungrateful bastard .

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“Come Home America!”

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Claymont, Delaware 19809

#895111 Apr 29, 2013
EasyEed, "Be honest, planned parent hood is responsible for more than 350,000 abortions/murder per year." And how responsible would you say Governor Mitt Romney's Romneycare was , that pays for abortions, for his own company, SteriCycle (medical waste firm) making huge profits on "350,000 abortions/murder per year." ?

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Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#895112 Apr 29, 2013
EasyEed wrote:
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"real dumb"
Be honest, planned parent hood is responsible for more than 350,000 abortions/murder per year.
Peace
KMA
My mistake, in 2008 PP helped prevent 595,000 unintended pregnancies.

You think by shutting down Planned Parenthood that people will no longer get abortions? How many will go elsewhere & what bout those prevented unintended pregnancies?

In order to prevent 350,000 abortions, how many more will you create?

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#895114 Apr 29, 2013
Jimmy wrote:
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You have no credibility and never cite any sources, hence there is no need to refute or pay attention to a single thing you post, libtard. You are nothing, you mean nothing, you never will amount to anything.
Where are your sources?

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The Dude Abides

Orlando, FL

#895116 Apr 29, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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There's such a thing as an open mind as big as the all outdoors.
Too much space to grasp specifics or gain a perspective.
But tip-toeing through the tulips is fun too, I suppose.
Uh-huh. I read this as, "There's such a thing as having TOO open a mind." But... yeah... sure... limit open-mindedness... don't want to get too wide-angle on these things... You take Gallileo... center of the universe and all that... the church... the Inquisition. Easy to see how a big mind can get in the way.

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#895117 Apr 29, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Clinton evaded the draft too.
What's your point.
So did Cheney, so did Bush.
One guy who didn't & volunteered for dangerous duty, you f*cking idiots called a traitor.
Funny how that works, isn't it.
"real dumb"
A couple of questions for yopu;
- Did Clinton serve in the US military?
- Did the Bush's senior and junior serve in the US military?
Peace
KMA

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#895119 Apr 29, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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Clinton and Gore were occupying the WH during the entire 5 years the plot for 9/11 was underway.
There's really nothing more you need to say.
And Bush Sr was President when Al Qaeda fred & Reagan trained, funded & arms Al Qaeda's leader.

There's really nothing more to say.

But when the threat was analyzed & a plan written, only George W Bush threw it in the trash.
The Dude Abides

Orlando, FL

#895120 Apr 29, 2013
So here's a big-mind question: which would you prefer, an airplane ride to visit relatives in Australia with a live baby in the seat next to you, or a dead one? See that? Not everything is black or white, is it?

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#895121 Apr 29, 2013
flack wrote:
Harnessing the energy of 2,000 suns
I wonder of any of that research had government funding?

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