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

Since: Apr 09

Elmont, Long Island NY

#911465 May 25, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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Part of the problem is the immigrants in some of these countries do not want to assimilate and end up living in segregated tight groups of the community where they feed on their dicontentment and breed the hatred of discrimination.
To want to live in any foreign country, immigrants have to be willing to assimilate and not expect to be treated differently.
That's the biggest problem as I understood it.
yeah, not like our european immigrants....
you would never see a Little Italy in NYC and Chicago where everyone speak Italian
or a little Ireland in Boston

My guess is you've never been to the East Coast or Chicago
where there are neighbors where the main language spoken is
Portuguese
Italian
Irish brogue
chinese
you name it, its there

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#911466 May 25, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
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another dress for Monica ?
One dress was enough.

What goes around, comes around. In this case, old Bill's sperm.

Now what do you think Berger and Clinton didn't want the 9/11 comissioners to see to risk stealing documents from the National Archives?

That was the question.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#911467 May 25, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
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Yes I knew someone was going to bring these riots up but they had nothing to do with the austerity measures that Greece faces, they were a spontaneous response to a police killing.
While the youth unemployment rate is high in Sweden it's nothing compared to Greece, Spain, Portugal, Italy and Ireland all members of the Euro zone.
The riots in Sweden are by Muslims, who are unwilling and unable to accept Western society, just like Muslims in the US. The riots are no more "spontaneous" than Benghazi.

Islam is a worldwide cancer.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#911468 May 25, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Well, if you are dumb enough to call your group "Tea Party Blah Blah" when you apply for a status where political groups do not qualify, you get what you get.
Dave supports a Fascist police state. No surprise here.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#911469 May 25, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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Part of the problem is the immigrants in some of these countries do not want to assimilate and end up living in segregated tight groups of the community where they feed on their dicontentment and breed the hatred of discrimination.
To want to live in any foreign country, immigrants have to be willing to assimilate and not expect to be treated differently.
That's the biggest problem as I understood it.
You're always going to have 'assimulation problems' in an open society , but that's part of the healthy growing process of civic inclusiveness necessary in any fully functioning democracy. Just consider how long it took freed African-American slaves who were brought in chains to America to be fully accepted as citizens.Actually; the civil rights fight still goes on as the last 2012 elections proved as several republican-controlled states tried to force through voter suppression laws that would have weakened the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Luckily, the U S courts through out all of the voter i d laws proposed by republicans as unconstitutional.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#911471 May 25, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>TeaParty=firmly dedicated against socialism while applying for special tax exempt status granted only to groups dedicated to social welfare.
Groups like MediaMatters, dedicated to social welfare.

But the real answer is a flat tax or fair tax that applies to all, with no individual or organization tax-exempt, including churches and unions. No deductions, no exemptions, no tax credits.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#911472 May 25, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
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One more time stupid, there was no "targeting" . The only groups that were denied tax exempt status were progressive groups. Not one conservative group was denied. The IRS is required to check whether or not a group requesting tax exempt status fulfills the requirement.
The lack of "denial" is a joke.

Stalling and failure to approve is administrative denial.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#911473 May 25, 2013
Patriot wrote:
Pennsylvania judge Mark Ciavarella Jr. has been sentenced to almost three decades in jail after conspiring with private prisons to trade kids for cash.
http://intellihub.com/2013/05/22/pennsylvania...
Old news, really old news.

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#911474 May 25, 2013
And then kiss it again...

The comparison begins with Sweden in 1950:

To start with, homogenous Sweden was already an egalitarian society with few social problems before the expansion of the welfare state. It is often forgotten that in 1950 Sweden had lower taxes, fewer trade restrictions and more hours worked per working-age person than contemporary U.S.— and yet was already blessed with essentially the same flat income and wealth distribution it has today, half a century after the expansion of the welfare state.

Now, add a welfare system:

Half a century later, in the mature welfare state, the picture has dramatically changed. According to the latest figures, only 48% of non-Western immigrants are gainfully employed, which is 30 percentage points below the average. For this group, originating from places such as Turkey, Chile, the former Yugoslavia, the Middle East and North Africa, welfare dependency is nine times higher than for native Swedes.

An Iraqi immigrant to the US sums it up best:

Uri Harkman, a 60-year-old Iraqi who runs the fashion company "Jonathan Martin" in Los Angeles, says countries such as the U.S. and Australia, which reward work and entrepreneurship, are better fitted to integrating immigrants than "Social Europe." "In the European welfare systems," he says, "it is too easy to live off the government and there are simply not enough incentives to work."

http://www.qando.net/details.aspx...

Welcome to Obama's vision of America, you jackass.

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Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#911475 May 25, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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The riots in Sweden are by Muslims, who are unwilling and unable to accept Western society, just like Muslims in the US. The riots are no more "spontaneous" than Benghazi.
Islam is a worldwide cancer.
It is not helpful to refer to another religion or culture as a "cancer" You insult the 1st Amendment freedoms: Check this out: http://www.religioustolerance.org/amend_1.htm
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#911476 May 25, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
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Run this by Galt your fellow Republican libertarian.
Galt agrees with Carol except on abortion.

Patrick obviously believes that the state has the right to cancel individual freedom and liberty to suit its needs.

Wait until they come for you.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#911477 May 25, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
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Republicans need to reach out to minorities that they dislike.
Seem the major problem.
Republicans are in the gang of 8 for immigration reform.
The "immigration reform" bill is hopeless because it does nothing to stop illegal immigration and just opens the floodgates.

The good news is that it is DOA.

What good is giving away the country just to win an election?

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Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#911478 May 25, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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One dress was enough.
What goes around, comes around. In this case, old Bill's sperm.
Now what do you think Berger and Clinton didn't want the 9/11 comissioners to see to risk stealing documents from the National Archives?
That was the question.
What do you think George W Bush and Dick Cheney did not want the 9/11 Commission to see by destroying CIA documents prepared before 9/11 on the background information on the 9/11/2001 attackers that showed when they arrived in the U S, where they were , and how they planned to attack the New York World Trade Towers ?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#911479 May 25, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> You're always going to have 'assimulation problems' in an open society , but that's part of the healthy growing process of civic inclusiveness necessary in any fully functioning democracy. Just consider how long it took freed African-American slaves who were brought in chains to America to be fully accepted as citizens.Actually; the civil rights fight still goes on as the last 2012 elections proved as several republican-controlled states tried to force through voter suppression laws that would have weakened the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Luckily, the U S courts through out all of the voter i d laws proposed by republicans as unconstitutional.
Jean from Queens has it backwards as usual.

Muslims refuse to accept any society except an Islamic society.

They insist that we change to follow their religious laws, which would exterminate her tribe.

Islam is a worldwide cancer.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#911480 May 25, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> It is not helpful to refer to another religion or culture as a "cancer" You insult the 1st Amendment freedoms: Check this out: http://www.religioustolerance.org/amend_1.htm
Islam is not a religion, but an international terrorist conspiracy.

The facts speak for themselves.

Islam is a worldwide cancer.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#911482 May 25, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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The lack of "denial" is a joke.
Stalling and failure to approve is administrative denial.
Yes , denying the facts is a joke. So, why do so many Tea Party kooks do it?

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#911484 May 25, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Islam is not a religion, but an international terrorist conspiracy.
The facts speak for themselves.
Islam is a worldwide cancer.
Galt and Fenris are hate religions onto themselves.

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#911485 May 25, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
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"We're once again focused on the main priorities.
LOL
You are focused on being a republican, which is OK but your posts are predicable.
Obama sinks Titanic
So what are the main priorities in your opinion?

Have we made any great strides with Obama's and the Democrats' priorities?

Have not their priorities become a noose around their necks with their false sense of immunity to the law and the constitution and their brazen abuse of power?

Democrats are now "Democans". Republicans are now "Republicrats".

You are in a small minority who still think this is a party driven issue.

It could just prove to be the silver lining I was hoping for in the last election.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#911486 May 25, 2013
Penny Pritzker knows nothing, making her an ideal Obama Cabinet member

Barack Obama’s close friend and major fundraiser, Penny Pritzker, who has been nominated to be the new Secretary of Commerce, didn’t include more than $80 million in income in financial disclosures she filed last week. Pritzker, who is a billionaire, supposedly “inadvertently omitted” this tiny part of her fortune. Her lawyer, Robert Rizzi, wrote the Commerce Department on May 21 that the money was not included in the May 15 filings that were reviewed by the U.S. Office of Government Ethics “because of a clerical error and through no fault of Ms. Pritzker.”

Susan Anderson, Pritzker’s personal spokeswoman, said Prizker’s “financial advisors” discovered the mistake within the 184-page submission. The $80 million in income was derived from Pritzker being paid over ten years for consulting for more than 400 domestic trusts, which were being restructured because of an intergenerational family feud that split into 11 family lines. Some of the entities being fought over were the Marmon Corp., Hyatt Hotels, Union Tank Car, Conwood Company and the Hyatt Center office building in Chicago. Anderson said,“Pritzker provided advice on the restructuring, managing and in some cases, selling various trust assets.”

Although the GOP is not hostile to Pritzker, one factor that might check her advance is the failure of Superior Bank, a Hinsdale Savings and Loan that her family controlled. Pritzker tried to revive the bank with an expanded push into subprime loans. There were also some tax avoidance strategies that her trusts and business empire used that may be looked into.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#911487 May 25, 2013
Oklahoma folks cleaning up on their own, while NY/NJ slugs still complain and demand money.

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