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

Since: May 11

Newville, PA

#903827 May 15, 2013
Homer 2016 wrote:
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According to Moser's tally, 50,000 jobs have returned to America from 2009 to 2012, not nearly enough to make a dent in the ranks of 12 million unemployed. Still, five years ago the number of jobs coming back was close to zero, Moser contends. The 50,000 represents about 10 percent of all manufacturing jobs created over the last three years. Experts believe more are coming.
http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2...
It's better than the opposite AKA The Bush Years.
One out f 3 manufacturing jobs were lost under Bush.
Homer 2016

Bethlehem, PA

#903828 May 15, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>the dollar is worth so little under the O'bama administration policies-the reason the gas prices are so high also. So you go ahead and tout his policies.
As the U.S. dollar continues to weaken, the Chinese renminbi, or yuan, has been appreciating at a 4% annual clip. Many believe this will accelerate in the near future. Continued depreciation of the dollar will further bolster U.S. manufacturing and exports.
Why does O'bama want to continue depreciation of the dollar? because it steals money from people who have saved all their lives that's why.
This has been going on for years, look at a 10 year graph yuan vs. dollar, see when it all started and when it came to a head(2008), you can blame Obama but that is just dumb.
WOW

Bronx, NY

#903829 May 15, 2013
Lindsay Boehner married Dominic Lakhan, a Jamaican-born construction worker, who happens to be black. He also happens to have been previously arrested for marijuana possession. Now, I don't know Rep. Boehner at all, but I am going to go out on a limb here and guess that when he envisioned his ideal son-in-law, it probably wasn't a dreadlocked manual laborer who was arrested for drugs. Very few men would envision such a man as their ideal son-in-law. Even fewer conservative men would -- and even fewer conservative, powerful white men would envision such a man as ideal for their little princess.

There are men who would have made this clear, not only to their daughter but to everyone else, possibly by not attending such a wedding. And yet there was John Boehner, the man who has served as the primary face of the conservative opposition to President Obama -- opposition that some have considered racially based in its intensity -- showing that perhaps he's not so conservative after all. He also showed that while plenty of people may have a problem with the increasingly brown America that Obama governs, one in which multiracial families are among the fastest-growing segment of the population, he is not one of them.

I can think of plenty of so-called liberals who might not have shown the same open-mindedness and character as someone in Boehner's parental position -- if not over the race mixing that this union represents, then certainly over the class mixing that it does.

MORE CLASS THAN OBAMA
Homer 2016

Bethlehem, PA

#903830 May 15, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>the dollar is worth so little under the O'bama administration policies-the reason the gas prices are so high also. So you go ahead and tout his policies.
As the U.S. dollar continues to weaken, the Chinese renminbi, or yuan, has been appreciating at a 4% annual clip. Many believe this will accelerate in the near future. Continued depreciation of the dollar will further bolster U.S. manufacturing and exports.
Why does O'bama want to continue depreciation of the dollar? because it steals money from people who have saved all their lives that's why.
Look at the 10 year graph yuan vs. dollar - http://www.dollars.com/chart/CNY-USD...

This was all put in motion long before Obama became president.

As I have stated many times everything doesn't reset to zero when the new guy takes office.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#903832 May 15, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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It's more like concern, digust and anger that you and half the country couldn't tell the difference between a presidential candidate who would have put us back on the right track and a presidential incumbent who is laying down more of the wrong track.
It's not so much directed at the one you chose but, rather, toward you and half the country who chose him and why you chose him. Which is inexplicable.
There came a point when Republicans had to accept Nixon was our embarrassment and mistake. While Democrats are gradually coming to the same conclusion about this president, you still see the emperor's clothes. Which makes you more guilty of your own accusations of not having an ability to think on your own.
i had to laugh at the survey on topix today:'are you better off today than when Obama took office?" and 68% said no.

tough and too bad for future generations, but the grasshoppers won the election.

Americans again voted for a cross between Erkel and a Kardashian with style trumping substance and experience. so, while Obama golfs and parties with Hollywierd (and like this week, campaign fundraised AGAIN in NYC), many have given up looking for jobs and our borders are about to permanently opened. so, we'll end up with more American Idle voting for another Democrat Idol who'll "redistribute."

Hope and Change? the new normal is Cope & Cringe.
Homer 2016

Bethlehem, PA

#903833 May 15, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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One out f 3 manufacturing jobs were lost under Bush.
Doesn't matter, just blame Obama, it's easier.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#903834 May 15, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Bush declared that countries that support & harbor terrorists are just as guilty. Yet the only country he invaded because of this was Afghanistan.
Why????
Well, why did Bush offer to call it off if Afghanistan turned over Bin Laden?
I mean, if Bin Laden's presence was not relevant to the invasion, like you have been saying.
We invaded Afghanistan to get Bin Laden.
The mere idea you right whiners deny this just shows how uninformed & duped you people are.
You forgot Iraq numbnuts!!!
Grey Ghost

Partlow, VA

#903835 May 15, 2013
Aprilvue wrote:
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Exactly? Warned exactly? You must have some new information, never before revealed.
Please provide the documents where the flight numbers, date and time of the attacks are listed.
Since no specific information was included, what you are saying, based on nebulous information, Bush should have shut down the air. Commercial, transport and, why not military, too. For how long? Days? Months? Years?What would have prevented the terrorists from simply waiting it out? How long would it take to completely decimate the US economy?
What drivel.
I realize that righties all have problems thinking or understanding ...So allow me, They took flying lessons that could be easily tracked, bush did absolutly nothing there sre numerous other precautions that could have been taken...And ignoring was not one of them. now get your head out of the sand snd smell the roses.
GOP idiots

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#903836 May 15, 2013
LiberalsAreHypocrites wrote:
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Little problem...
Bush did NOT ordered the abuse.
Obama did it this time.
"Bush did not ordered"????
Rightwingers are such morons!
Thanks for the evidence proving that statement.
Grey Ghost

Partlow, VA

#903837 May 15, 2013
SHADOW wrote:
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Come on dog face, I never post like that and you as a professional muff diving teacher should know that.
You command so much respect everyone feels the same about you that's all.
LMAOAUATTYFAT hehehehehahahah
Just another moron from Texas spewing his ignorance.
WOW

Bronx, NY

#903839 May 15, 2013
If Obama isn't blaming Republicans for his inability to advance his agenda, he's calling them names. During Monday's White House press conference, Obama reiterated his disgust with the GOP's doggedness to get to the bottom of what happened in Benghazi.

"The whole issue of talking points, frankly, throughout this process has been a sideshow," said Obama. Belittling comments like these don't warm Republicans' hearts to help Obama advance one scintilla of an issue in his second term.

Call them what you will -- sideshows or scandals -- they seem to be swirling around the White House like bees to honey. Days after the House Government Oversight and Reform Committee concluded a fresh hearing into who knew what and when about the terrorist attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, the public learned the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) targeted conservative groups seeking non-profit exemption to engage in political activism. The IRS's interrogation style questioning of the groups began in 2010. It's hard to read this as anything other than appear politically motivated.

Joining British Prime Minister David Cameron Monday, President Barack Obama tried to set the record straight on both scandals declaring the IRS' actions "outrageous". If proven true, Obama said[,]

"people have to be held accountable, and it's got to be fixed ... But I've got no patience with it. I will not tolerate it. And we will make sure that we find out exactly what happened on this."

But will Obama hold senior IRS officials accountable?

OBAMA WAS NO IMPROVEMENT ON BUSH BLACKS JUST LOOK RACISTS WHEN THEY SAY DIFFERENT

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#903840 May 15, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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You really need to keep up, sonny.
The original conversation had to do with me saying we invaded Afghanistan to get Bin Laden.
In jumped all you right whiners. Some claiming we invaded Afghanistan just because they allowed Bin Laden to be there implying that we would have invaded Afghanistan if Bin Laden was not there.
Then jumped in Dumbwaiter who claimed we invaded Afghanistan because it was Afghanistan that attacked us even though no hijacker was a Afghan citizen.
Then in jumped you, who claimed the the Taliban attacked us on 9-11.
I have news for you dumbasses.
Al Qaeda under the leadership of Bin Laden planned & launched the attacks of 9-11. It was not the Afghan government, the Afghan people, or the Taliban.
It was Al Qaeda.
It is said that Al Qaeda had camps right here in the US. Maybe we should have invaded ourselves.
The Taliban was the government of Afghanistan. The government of Afghanistan created the environment for Al Qaeda to establish its headquarters there. The Taliban protected Al Qaeda.
The government of Afghanistan was a critical part of the plan to attack the United States. Without the cooperation of the government of Afghanistan, the attack on the United States could not have been executed.
Today, as was the case in September, 2001, Al Qaeda and the Taliban are indistinguishable.
Afghanistan attacked the United States.
And, they got an American boot up their ass for it.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#903842 May 15, 2013
People are becoming aware of Obama being nothing more than a figurehead. A lot of us knew that before the 2008 election just by looking at his term in office, both in Washington and Illinois. Any reasonably wise person would have known Obama wasn't going to become something other than a waste of food and fresh air merely because he won another election.
Here's what's going to happen:
Janet Napolitano is very obviously preparing for a large-scale war with the American people. The so-called "immigration" so-called "reform" legislation will put the 30 MILLION illegal aliens and the 20 million legal aliens here under her direct authority to allow to stay here at her whim.
Obama is allowing Wahhabist terrorists with Saudi passports to enter the country without any scrutiny. They are expanding the network of terrorist cells across the country.
You're dealing with Marxist communists. They have no intent of giving up the power they have achieved.
The precedent has been set for establishing a police state and eliminating all individual rights in Boston in the event of a terrorist attack.

The Democrats will determine the timing when they feel they can secure power by invalidating or postponing or eliminating elections. At this time the Wahhabist terrorists Obama is importing will create a wave of terrorist attacks similar to the communist uprising in South Vietnam in 1968.
An "emergency" condition will be declared, and Janet Napolitano will lock down the cities across the country, preventing any organized resistance to the elimination of the Constitution, thus the constitutional republic.

Plan ahead. Determine the organizational structure before the Democrats make their move. If you wait until it is necessary, you won't be able to do it.
If it is never needed, then that is the best anyone can hope for.

If you're negotiating with Marxist communists, you've already made your first mistake. They are the worst mass murderers in the history of civilization. Don't be naive.
GOP idiots

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#903845 May 15, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Galt believes that armies are intended to kill people and break things, not for nation-building.
At the Bush "Mission Accomplished" event, he should have announced the withdrawal of all troops from Iraq and Afghanistan.
Democrats, you might recall, pushed for that.
Instead, we followed McLame's advice and sent MORE troops to that worthless death trap and borrowed another trillion $$ to pay for it.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#903848 May 15, 2013
GOP idiots wrote:
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Democrats, you might recall, pushed for that.
Instead, we followed McLame's advice and sent MORE troops to that worthless death trap and borrowed another trillion $$ to pay for it.
Bullshit.
If you recall, the Democrats got Republican support for their CRA program that collapsed the economy in exchange for supporting the war in Iraq.
But, remind us. What was the deficit when the Republicans turned over to the Democrats all the purse strings of government in January, 2007? And, what is it now? What was the debt then? What is the debt now?
It seems you think we should have surrendered to the Arabs, like Obama is doing now.
What about it? Should the United States have surrendered to the Arabs on 9/12?
(That's a yes or no question.)
WOW

Bronx, NY

#903849 May 15, 2013
MORE TALENT STYLE AND CLASS SHE SHOULD BE THE FIRST LADY GREAT ROLE MODEL FOR WOMEN YOUNG LADIES GO CONDI go GIRL LOVE YOU SISTER AND YOU KEEP YOUR CLOTHES ON WHAT A LADY BRAINS AND BEAUTY;It isn't often that a Grammy-winning professional soloist takes second billing to an amateur on the same orchestral program. But, then again, Al Jarreau usually doesn't share billing with a former U.S. secretary of state. So, with apologies to Jarreau fans, thoughts on his portion of Friday night's annual Omaha Symphony Gala concert will appear on the next page. The true musical 'headliner' was guest pianist Condoleezza Rice, who envisioned quite a different life in her youth than the one in which she became the first African-American woman to serve as the nation's top diplomat. Had she not changed career paths, however, Rice may never have had the chance to accompany famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma, as she did in Washington, D.C., in 2002 when she was national security adviser."

FIRST LADY RIGHT HERE
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#903851 May 15, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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The Taliban was the government of Afghanistan. The government of Afghanistan created the environment for Al Qaeda to establish its headquarters there. The Taliban protected Al Qaeda.
The government of Afghanistan was a critical part of the plan to attack the United States. Without the cooperation of the government of Afghanistan, the attack on the United States could not have been executed.
Today, as was the case in September, 2001, Al Qaeda and the Taliban are indistinguishable.
Afghanistan attacked the United States.
And, they got an American boot up their ass for it.
Go away dirtbag__the average education level of the Taliban's leaders washes out at about 7th grade just behind the Iranian ayatollahs 9th grade average.

The AQ leaders and indeed the 9/11 terrorists had twice the level of education.

You're really lost on this subject aren't you?

The birther and Beck threads are still in business__maybe you should go back to where you can compete eh?

Tell me again about Napolitano rallying 50,000 Mexicans with 9mm handguns to overthrow the Republic.

Since: Mar 11

Location hidden

#903852 May 15, 2013
Grey Ghost wrote:
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I realize that righties all have problems thinking or understanding ...So allow me, They took flying lessons that could be easily tracked, bush did absolutly nothing there sre numerous other precautions that could have been taken...And ignoring was not one of them. now get your head out of the sand snd smell the roses.
By whom? Who did the tracking? Which agency oversaw the coordination of information? There was no such super agency established in eight years under Clinton, yet you think one should have been operational in seven and a half months under Bush.

It was not illegal to take even questionable flying lessons. Who would have locked up the students for taking flying lessons? For how long? Once they were out would you prohib them from ever flying again? On what legal basis would you have done that? What would have stopped other students from taking normal flying lessons then utilizing just half the lessons, then carrying out the plot.

Even after our establishment of a Homeland Security office, janet Napolitano declared "the system worked" when passengers disarmed the panty bomber. The red flags were ignored.

In Boston, the Feds neglected to advise the locals of alerts from the Russians; they allowed a reason here under an amnesty grant to travel, and remain for a lengthy time in a terrorist friendly country, and return here without scrutiny.

As I said before, drivel. I will add, simplistic thinking.

Since: May 13

Westerville, OH

#903853 May 15, 2013
Dear Concerned Citizen:

Every week, Americans across the nation rely on their cars, trucks, and SUVs to get to work, take their kids to school, and run their businesses. Almost every week, hard-working Americans need to stop at their local gas station to fuel up.

The last thing we need to worry about is what “blend” of fuel the EPA thinks we should put in our gas tanks.

But that’s not what Congress was considering when they passed the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). The standard mandated that gradually increasing amounts of biofuels be blended into gasoline and diesel. However, when they set this arbitrary amount, they didn’t realize that the amount of gasoline and diesel we are using is steadily decreasing. In short, there is not enough gasoline and diesel to absorb the biofuel.

We need to tell Congress that the Renewable Fuel Standard is not the right answer for American’s energy strategy.

Failure to repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard this year will create big problems for American consumers:

• Ethanol blends above 10% could damage millions of vehicles on the road today and void engine warranties;
• Higher ethanol blends could harm gas station infrastructure;
• The economic damage will impact everyone.

The answer is clear: The RFS is an unworkable federal mandate that must be repealed. Take action today!

Sincerely,

Energy Citizens
WOW

Bronx, NY

#903854 May 15, 2013
What is happening to our country? Gays, who represent less than 3% of our population, are trying to dominate our culture and society. Love whom you want. Love the one youre with. People dont really care. This is the message most people want to say but are afraid to because the LBGT (lesbian, bi-sexual, gay and transgender) community will verbally flog anyone who doesnt agree with them. Between gay marriage, gay adoptions, forcing the Boy Scouts to admit gay scouts and scout masters, and lauding a rich NBA player for announcing hes gay, the message is clear from gay America to the 97% of the rest of us. You will accept our lifestyle as mainstream. My response:'No I wont.'"

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