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
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#902149 May 13, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
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Romney just before the election
Of Mitt Romney's many costume changes, the new Superman outfit portraying him as the would-be savior of the American auto industry wins for most imaginative. Understood: His infamous “Let Detroit Go Bankrupt” op-ed has proven a great inconvenience to winning votes in the industrial Midwest. But continually insisting that one didn't say what one said is severely not honest.
A new Romney campaign ad for Ohio intones,“He has a plan to help the auto industry.” A nice sentiment now that the carmakers no longer need saving. His plan in the winter of 2009, when General Motors and Chrysler were clearly going under, was to deny them government aid.
President Obama spent those grim days winning government guarantees for automakers over fierce Republican resistance. Consumers were cowering under their beds. It was government help or disaster. Auto industry analysts predicted that even solvent Ford could not have endured the collapsing chain of suppliers that would have undoubtedly followed an unsupported GM bankruptcy.
But Romney lectured the car companies to get private financing at a time when private lending had virtually dried up. Healthy companies couldn't get it.
Interesting that the ad mentions Romney's endorsement by the Detroit News. Everyone should read that editorial. While backing the Republican, it strai
Read more: http://www.mysanantonio.com/opinion/commentar...
With all due respect, Patrick, you are confusing the auto industry with the current problems of the City of Detroit.
WOW

Bronx, NY

#902150 May 13, 2013
In the South, undocumented farm labor has almost totally replaced Blacks in the fields. The owners claim that African Americans don’t want the jobs, and are incapable of doing the work. Yet, as reported in the May 6 New York Times, Blacks in Vidalia and Moultrie, Georgia, have gone to court, charging farm owners with discouraging them from applying for jobs in the fields and, once hired, paying them less than Latino workers and then firing them because of their “race and national origin.”

More bluntly put, African Americans refuse to be treated as slaves or fugitives in a foreign land. We’ve starred in that movie, already. One man who was fired after a week in the fields told the Times,“We are not going to run all the time. We are not Mexicans.”

The farm owners, like their historical brethren, seek the closest approximation to slave labor that society will allow. Undocumented, seasonal workers who are racially and ethnically identifiable – and, theoretically, removable, at white society’s convenience – fit the bill.

The slave master always claimed that his Black captives were too lazy and shiftless to work, necessitating the application of whip and lash and knife and fire as moral implements. Old Master hasn’t changed a bit. He has replaced the Blacks, who had “no rights that any white man is bound to respect,” with right-less undocumented workers. He claims to love his Mexicans and Central Americans, just as he told his northern visitors that he loved and cared for his slaves, back in the day – until they were spoiled by emancipatory aspirations.
DEMOCRATS PUT PEOPLE OUT OF WORK
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#902151 May 13, 2013
NJ raider 1 wrote:
<quoted text> In this world, there 8 women for every 1 man. Are you proposing every man should be marked to 8 women or are you saying the other 7/8 of women should have sex or reproduce until some pour woman dies? You've just proved my point about marriage being used as a way to outcast the unmarried women. There's alot of bullshit laws, rules, codes, being followed in America that's nothing more than bullshit, & being fired for having sex with a consenting adult is one of them!
I'm sure that lefties like lily agree with you that women are fair game at work because they will be sex-starved unless the boss provides them with stub service.
WOW

Bronx, NY

#902152 May 13, 2013
African Americans are not wanted in the fields – or the factories, or the offices, for that matter – because they are “joiners”: the U.S. group most likely to want to join a union or other self-help organization. The imperative to unity in the face of implacable hostility of the larger society, is an essential component of the African American legacy (one that Obama does not share). As free labor, Blacks rose to the top of the hierarchy of union-joiners, which is, in descending order:

African American Women

African American Men

Hispanic Women

Hispanic Men

White Women

White Men

Latinos would be right behind Blacks in bargaining for better wages and working conditions, if they were documented and secure in their residency. Many come from political cultures in which labor solidarity is more ingrained than in the United States. It is not that African Americans need to “run” as hard as undocumented Mexican field workers, but that field laborers need to be emancipated, so they can work as free men and women, with bargaining power, civil and human rights, and the force of law on their side.

Hard work should be well-paid work, but only the organizing ability of the hard-workers can make it so. Guest worker programs institutionalize perpetual worker insecurity in the fields, in order to guarantee high profit margins for shareholders up and down the corporate chain, from the farms outside Vidalia, Georgia, to the WalMart mega-grocery in Chicago (endorsed by food Czarina Michelle Obama).

SOLD OUT BY THE FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#902153 May 13, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
<quoted text>
President Obama vowed Monday to hold the Internal Revenue Service accountable if reports of political targeting are proved true.
"If in fact IRS personnel engaged in the kind of practices that have been reported on and were intentionally targeting conservative groups, then that's outrageous. And there's no place for it," Obama told reporters.
"And they have to be held fully accountable. Because the IRS as an independent agency requires absolute integrity, and people have to have confidence that they're ... applying the laws in a nonpartisan way."
Obama said he learned of the allegations through news reports on Friday.
The IRS also applied extra scrutiny to applicants with statements that "criticize how the country is run" or that sought to educate the public on how to "make America a better place to live," designations that would have included conservative political groups looking to apply for 501(c)(4) status.
Those disclosures are included in the appendix of an inspector general's report, obtained by CNN, that has caused widespread anger among lawmakers on both sides of the aisle as well as conservative groups.
The IRS would not have targeted political organizations without direction from political operatives in the White House, under the direct control of Barack Hussein Obama.
Obutu Winn

Atlanta, GA

#902154 May 13, 2013
Pres.Obama threatened 14 Governors of treason is a hoax!

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#902155 May 13, 2013
Jimmy wrote:
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Brain dead fools like lily just don't comprehend anything more complicated than how much the price of her Vodka went up last week.
Can you imagine how the people on the ground in Benghazi felt when they saw no support whatsoever after so many hours had gone by.
An F-16 which has a maximum speed of over Mach 2, could have been dispatched from Aviano, Italy and at maximum speed, could have been there pronto. Aviano Air Base is about 1,000 miles from Bengazi. At 1,500 MPH that would take about and hour to get off the ground and be there.
Drones were flying over Benghazi at the time, but the dastardly Obama/Clinton and scumbag DemocRATS gave the stand down. Let them die! How will I look two weeks after saying Al Queda is on the run, Mission Accomplished if we don't cover this baby up before the election?
DemocRATS suck.
When I search for what the U.S. could have done, I got lots of results. I picked popular mechanics because it is not a political source and who's have a problem with popular mechanics, right? These loony left wingers attack anyone that doesn't walk in lock step with them.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#902156 May 13, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
<quoted text>
President Obama vowed Monday to hold the Internal Revenue Service accountable if reports of political targeting are proved true.
"If in fact IRS personnel engaged in the kind of practices that have been reported on and were intentionally targeting conservative groups, then that's outrageous. And there's no place for it," Obama told reporters.
"And they have to be held fully accountable. Because the IRS as an independent agency requires absolute integrity, and people have to have confidence that they're ... applying the laws in a nonpartisan way."
Obama said he learned of the allegations through news reports on Friday.
The IRS also applied extra scrutiny to applicants with statements that "criticize how the country is run" or that sought to educate the public on how to "make America a better place to live," designations that would have included conservative political groups looking to apply for 501(c)(4) status.
Those disclosures are included in the appendix of an inspector general's report, obtained by CNN, that has caused widespread anger among lawmakers on both sides of the aisle as well as conservative groups.
Obama has destroyed any independence of the IRS by making them the enforcement agency for Obamacare.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#902157 May 13, 2013
"Imagine a cheap, plentiful source of energy that could provide safe, emissions-free power for hundreds of years without refueling and without any risk of nuclear proliferation. The fuel is thorium, and it has been trumpeted by proponents as a "superfuel" that eludes many of the pitfalls of today’s nuclear energy. But now, as a number of countries including China, India, and the United States explore the potential use of thorium for nuclear power, researchers say one of the biggest claims made about the fuel—its proliferation resistance—doesn’t add up.

"It may not be as resistant as touted and in some cases the risk of proliferation may be worse than other fuels," says Stephen Ashley of the University of Cambridge. In an article published in the journal Nature online today, Ashley and his colleagues highlight the potential dangers of thorium fuel"

Read more: Is the "Superfuel" Thorium Riskier Than We Thought?- Popular Mechanics
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WOW

Bronx, NY

#902158 May 13, 2013
BLACKS YOU NEED TO BE ALERT OBAMA IS IN HIS SECOND TERM HE HAS NOTHING TO LOSE SPEAK UP NOW DONT LET WHITE LIBS AND THEIR AGENDA DESTROY A SEXUAL AGENDA IS NO AGENDA FOR CHANGE There is a lot more at stake in immigration policy than gaining visas for 25,000 or so additional Africans per year – although, certainly, the Diversity Lottery is worth fighting for. Immigration policy is also national economic policy, national labor policy, and national infrastructure policy. An immigration reform vision that projects a captive labor population into the national future is a nightmare formula.

Been there, done that
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#902159 May 13, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm sure that lefties like lily agree with you that women are fair game at work because they will be sex-starved unless the boss provides them with stub service.
Galt meant "stud service", like in your line of business where women are meat.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#902160 May 13, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>And then the F-16 would land at Benini Int'l, top off the tanks and scoot right back to Aviano in time for brunch at the officers club?
And everyone would live happily ever after.
That's a cartoonish view of military capabilities in my opinion.
That's your opinion now? LMAO! Bob Gates you are not. WOW!
TSM

El Paso, TX

#902161 May 13, 2013
If this doesn’t ignite the Liberal Media to probe deeper: President Obama only took one combined question on the two scandals plaguing his administration — his administration’s reaction to the Sept. 11, 2012 attack in Benghazi and the IRS’s intimidation of conservative groups during the election season!! Obama answer it’s a ‘Sideshow’ no Mr. President you and your administration is a ‘Sideshow!”
NJ raider 1

Baltimore, MD

#902162 May 13, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
You did everything but reference the Constitution. I'm curious. How do you feel about these principles:
Congress, elected by the people, govern all taxing and spending for the government.
Good idea?(That's a yes or no question.)
The only command form the government anyone is obligated to obey comes to the people in the form of a law written and passed by Congress. The president does not have the authority to issue any edict to the people, or any order to anyone or any entity outside the Executive branch of government.
Good idea?(That's a yes or no question.)
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
Good idea?(That's a yes or no question.)
No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury,...; nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.
Good idea?(That's a yes or no question.)
Of course, you don't have an answer to this. That's because you have something in common with Obama. Neither one of your worthless asses have every even read the Constitution.
Yes, I have read it you dumass &, it leaves to much open to interpretation. Like I've said, there is no reason it cannot be revised & updated to suit there life & environment, civil & moral lives we live today. Their visions of the world was nothing like today, unless of course, you're saying they were psychic! They were womanizers & racist, & that alone negates any argument you have. There have been far too many amendments to it!

Now to answer your questions. I agree with it all, but if they were geniuses as you all seem to think, they would've included a clause that inhibited Congress, or any branch of govt from making more money than the average American. If they're in a totally different tax bracket than the common man, that alone is a conflict of interest. They will only pass laws that serve the rich, as they are which is the problem we have in America today! There is enough people in the world to have a law that every American rich or poor should be entitled to serve at least 1 year in Congress, no one can serve more than 1 year in a row if my first idea wasn't good enough for you. Then congresses interest will serve the common man because, common men will be running it.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#902163 May 13, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>Yeah, is that why the Clintons held no grudges as Hillary became Obama's first Secretary of State and Bill became Obama's hardest working political campaigner that defeated Romney / Ryan in 2012?
You know very little about politics.
Reality

Mission Viejo, CA

#902164 May 13, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
<quoted text>
President Obama vowed Monday to hold the Internal Revenue Service accountable if reports of political targeting are proved true.
"If in fact IRS personnel engaged in the kind of practices that have been reported on and were intentionally targeting conservative groups, then that's outrageous. And there's no place for it," Obama told reporters.
"And they have to be held fully accountable. Because the IRS as an independent agency requires absolute integrity, and people have to have confidence that they're ... applying the laws in a nonpartisan way."
Obama said he learned of the allegations through news reports on Friday.
The IRS also applied extra scrutiny to applicants with statements that "criticize how the country is run" or that sought to educate the public on how to "make America a better place to live," designations that would have included conservative political groups looking to apply for 501(c)(4) status.
Those disclosures are included in the appendix of an inspector general's report, obtained by CNN, that has caused widespread anger among lawmakers on both sides of the aisle as well as conservative groups.
Doesn't Obama realize they already admitted it was true which is why they issued the apology?

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#902165 May 13, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
NJ raider hereby proves himself brain-dead.
He meant 8 to 1 in china. lol
WOW

Bronx, NY

#902166 May 13, 2013
OVER her 22 years in Congress, Maxine Waters has likened bank executives to “gangsters,” snarkily addressed them as “captains of the universe” and threatened to tax their companies “out of business.”

The Democrat from Los Angeles, in other words, is not known for showing love to the financial industry.

So in March, when she visited a group of community bankers in a conservative corner of her district, she seemed ready for a chilly reception.“Let’s see what these guys have to say for themselves,” Ms. Waters said with a smirk as she emerged from her S.U.V.

Escorted to a private conference room at Malaga Bank, Ms. Waters grabbed a seat at the head of the table. A dozen or so bankers shuffled in, each armed with a tale of woe about the Dodd-Frank banking overhaul passed by Congress in the aftermath of the financial crisis.

The law is too tough, they groaned. Its capital requirements are too steep. One banker’s voice quivered as she described a regulatory examination of her bank. Another griped about regulators overstepping their bounds:“They can tell you how many pens and pencils we have in our drawers!”

In the past, such grumbling might have set off Ms. Waters’s famous hair-trigger temper. But with each complaint, she leaned in for more, nodding appreciatively.“We’ve heard they chase down silly stuff,” Ms. Waters said, referring to regulators and shaking her head in disapproval.“I’m willing to take a hit” to help lower the capital requirements, she said. She even suggested the bankers hire new lobbyists to better represent them.“Influence us,” Ms. Waters said softly, reminding them of her new role as the ranking Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee.“Help us understand the intricacies of your business.”

This was not “kerosene Maxine,” the nickname Ms. Waters has earned for her tendency to hurl flammable remarks.(Exhibit A: She once screamed onstage in Los Angeles that “The Tea Party can go straight to hell, and I intend to help them get there.”) Rather, she was all empathy, vowing to use her new sway in Washington to protect the bankers’ interests.“You have a lot of good will right now,” she said. As for Dodd-Frank, Ms. Waters said she stood ready to defend the law, but also instructed the bankers to compile a “laundry list” of their concerns.“I don’t want you to look at this as being impossible to tweak,” she said.

After an hour of swiveling nervously in their chairs, the bankers broke into grins. One executive slapped Ms. Waters a high-five. Another embraced her.

“You’ve softened,” Paul C. Hudson, the chairman of Broadway Federal Bank, teased Ms. Waters.“I love the new Maxine.”

The New Maxine was born in part from Ms. Waters’s ascension, in January, on the House Financial Services Committee. Exonerated in September at the end of a three-year ethics investigation, she replaced Barney Frank, Democrat of Massachusetts, for whom the banking overhaul bill was named.

BLACK PEOPLE AND AMERICA SOLD OUT BY BLACK LIBERAL DEMOCRATIC POLITICIANS TO WALL STREET AND BANKERS MORAL BANKRUPT

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#902167 May 13, 2013
Obama is calling the IRS targeting "outrageous".

One has to wonder if he means the scandal itself or because his former propagandist team didn't bury it good enough.
WOW

Bronx, NY

#902168 May 13, 2013
BLACK PEOPLE YOUR VOTE WAS USED FOR SOMEONES ORGASM your people hung from TREES SO YOU COULD VOTE FOR SEX and not what affects the BLACK COMMUNITY they have been HATE CRIME LAWS NOW ON THE BOOKS TO PROTECT GAYS AND MINORITIES FOR YEARS WHATS THE PROBLEM

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