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 13

Orlando, FL

#912475 May 26, 2013
Karma is a_______ wrote:
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how about the findings from the Pickering/Mullen report
"WASHINGTON -- The seasoned diplomat who penned a highly critical report on security at a U.S. outpost in Benghazi, Libya, defended his scathing assessment but absolved then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. "We knew where the responsibility rested," Thomas Pickering, whose career spans four decades, said Sunday.
"They've tried to point a finger at people more senior than where we found the decisions were made," Pickering said of Clinton's critics.
The Accountability and Review Board, which Pickering headed with retired Adm. Mike Mullen, the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, did not question Clinton at length about the attacks but concluded the decisions about the consulate were made well below the secretary's level. Pickering's defense of his panel's conclusions, however, was unlikely to quiet Republicans' calls for accountability for the attacks that left four Americans dead, including an ambassador.
Pickering and Mullen's scathing report released in December found that "systematic failures and leadership and management deficiencies at senior levels" of the State Department meant that security was "inadequate for Benghazi and grossly inadequate to deal with the attack that took place.""
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/12/thom...
Pickering is a joke. He didn't even interview Hillary. Which shocked even liberal interviewers since she was a key player in getting the answers which he was commissioned to do.

Pickering is going to be called to testify soon. It should get interesting.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#912476 May 26, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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I can't go that far - comparing Obama to Hitler.
Hitler was a madman of unprecedented proportions who single-handedly caused more misery, death and suffering to more people than any one person in perhaps all of history.
Obama is just a narcissist who desires control in much the way tyrants in the past have desired control by silencing the opposition and controlling the media and expanding government. Which is dangerous enough in itself.
Funny how bushie boy actually proves your point of narcissism.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#912477 May 26, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>Come back with some logic and links after you learned the art of stating a logical argument. I suggest W. V. O. Quine:“Students of the heavens are separable into astronomers and astrologers as readily as are the minor domestic ruminants into sheep and goats, but the separation of philosophers into sages and cranks seems to be more sensitive to frames of reference.”
&#8213; W.V.O. Quine
People in the shallow end of the pool make the most noise with their mouths.

Those in the deep end are too busy staying afloat, enjoying the depths and learning to swim.

Take your balls and go home.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#912478 May 26, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>True. In the first, bushie boy flew over and looked concerned.
In Oklahoma, Obama visited the victims.
Well..sh it. He had to if he wanted to squeeze in the photo ops, sound bites and video his sickening theatrics.

Did he kiss any babies? Pick up a broom?

Did he make any tornado sounds for the camera mic?

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#912479 May 26, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>True. In the first, bushie boy flew over and looked concerned.
In Oklahoma, Obama visited the victims.
An armed National Guard had to go in to New Orleans because citizens were carrying weapons, looting and creating a very dangerous situation for the rescuers.

Don't recall that happenening in Oklahoma.

Obama would not have landed in New Orleans and calmly mingled with the people under those conditions creating even more distractions and confusion either.

You need to get some perspective. ASAP.

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#912480 May 26, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Funny how bushie boy actually proves your point of narcissism.
You need a brain transplant. You're too far gone for therapy.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#912482 May 26, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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Congressional investigations found the old Orleans Levee Board more interested in managing a casino license and two marinas than looking after levees. Inspections were ceremonial, millions of dollars were spent on a fountain and overpasses rather than on levee protection. And there was confusion over who was responsible for managing the fragmented levee system, U.S. Senate investigations revealed.
Experts agree poor levee designs by the corps and the sheer strength of Katrina get the lion's share of the blame.
http://www.wsvn.com/news/articles/national/21...
"Poor levee designs and strength of Katrina get lion's share of the blame." Didn't see George W. Bush's name anywhere in any article as being the source of blame.
Wow. But... bushie boy knew!!!

http://www.nbcnews.com/id/10995817/ns/us_news...

" Levee problems predicted, documents show
Homeland Security was warned New Orleans could be flooded for months
updated 1/24/2006 8:33:33 PM ET

WASHINGTON — The Homeland Security Department was warned a day before Hurricane Katrina hit that the storm’s surge could breach levees and leave New Orleans flooded for weeks or months, documents released Monday show.

An Aug. 28 report by the department’s National Infrastructure Simulation and Analysis Center concluded that a Category 4 or 5 hurricane would cause severe damage in the city, including power outages and a direct economic hit of up to $10 billion for the first week.

“Overall, the impacts described herein are conservative,” stated the report, which was sent to Homeland Security’s office for infrastructure protection.

“Any storm rated Category 4 or greater ... will likely lead to severe flooding and/or levee breaching, leaving the New Orleans metro area submerged for weeks or months,” said the report, which was released by a Senate panel examining the government’s breakdown in responding to Katrina.

The documents are the latest indication that the federal government knew beforehand of the catastrophic damage that a storm of Katrina’s magnitude could cause.

Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast as a Category 4 storm on Aug. 29. Some weather experts, however, believe it had decreased to a Category 3 or even Category 2 storm by the time it reached New Orleans.

Dire prediction
In 2004, Homeland Security and the federal Emergency Management Agency ran an exercise called “Hurricane Pam” that provided a dire prediction about a Category 3 hurricane hitting New Orleans. It found, among other things, that flood waters would surge over levees, creating “a catastrophic mass casualty/mass evacuation” and leaving drainage pumps crippled for up to six months.

The Bush administration has been lambasted for its lackluster response to Katrina and its aftermath, including criticism that the government should have known that a hurricane of that strength posed a danger to the area’s levees and was unprepared to cope with it.

Homeland Security spokesman Russ Knocke said he was not familiar with the documents but that the levees situation likely was one reason the government urged an evacuation of New Orleans before the storm hit.

“We’re in the process of participating in a large after-action report,” Knocke said.“We’re deeply committed to finding out what worked and didn’t work, and apply those lessons learned going forward.”

Shortly after the disaster, President Bush said,“I don’t think anybody anticipated the breach of the levees.” He later clarified his remarks, saying his comment was meant to suggest that there had been a false sense of relief that the levees had held when the storm passed, only to break a few hours later...."
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#912483 May 26, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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Well..sh it. He had to if he wanted to squeeze in the photo ops, sound bites and video his sickening theatrics.
Did he kiss any babies? Pick up a broom?
Did he make any tornado sounds for the camera mic?
No, bushie boy didn't do that.

But we have a famous photo of him looking down over New Orleans from Air Force One.

I swear it was a look of "I'm glad I'm not down there!"
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#912484 May 26, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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An armed National Guard had to go in to New Orleans because citizens were carrying weapons, looting and creating a very dangerous situation for the rescuers.
Don't recall that happenening in Oklahoma.
Obama would not have landed in New Orleans and calmly mingled with the people under those conditions creating even more distractions and confusion either.
You need to get some perspective. ASAP.
Is this before or after the Superdome incident.

How many died there?

Besides, the NG should have been ready to go in since the police ran.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#912485 May 26, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
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I'm positive you are in love with GWB. Channel your inner sausage-loving self to positive places....
I'm positive you're in love with Obama son.

You should channel your affections to something more your type.... say, an armadillo?
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#912486 May 26, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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You need a brain transplant. You're too far gone for therapy.
Why? Bushie boy was given the power to take action as he saw fit to protect America and what did he do?

Invade iraq for no reason at all.

Now that's a ballsy guy! Narcissism doesn't begin to describe his ego.

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#912487 May 26, 2013
The Democrats controlled both houses for 22 years.

The Republicans controlled both houses for 10 years.

It was split between Republicans and Democratss for 8 years.

http://uspolitics.about.com/od/usgovernment/l...

Just FYI.

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#912488 May 26, 2013
Forgot to say "in the past 40 years" - which party controlled both houses.

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#912489 May 26, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Why? Bushie boy was given the power to take action as he saw fit to protect America and what did he do?
Invade iraq for no reason at all.
Now that's a ballsy guy! Narcissism doesn't begin to describe his ego.
Congress voted to give him permission - including 111 Democrats.

He did not go to war without Congress' permission.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#912493 May 26, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
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No way, Pops. I'm thinking maybe the oldest daughter in about another 6 years or so....
Of course you are son. You're a chip off the ol' Clay Williams block.

Don't worry about morals son. We already know it's something people like you lack!
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#912496 May 26, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
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I knew that would get a rise out of you, old codger. Besides, nothing wrong with two consenting adults dating, even if it IS two dudes (you & Georgie boy).....
lol! Rise out of me son? You're the one talking about Obama's daughters. It's not like you had anything honorable in mind. So really, you could say you're playing with yourself!

So... just for you... a dedication! Enjoy!

Rolling Stones Satisfaction Lyrics
Send "Satisfaction" Ringtone to your Cell
Songwriters: JAGGER, MICK / RICHARDS, KEITH

I can't get no satisfaction
I can't get no satisfaction
'Cause I try and I try and I try and I try
I can't get no, I can't get no

When I'm drivin' in my car
And that man comes on the radio
He's tellin' me more and more
About some useless information
Supposed to fire my imagination
I can't get no, oh no, no, no
Hey hey hey, that's what I say

I can't get no satisfaction
I can't get no satisfaction
'Cause I try and I try and I try and I try
I can't get no, I can't get no

When I'm watchin' my T.V.
And that man comes on to tell me
How white my shirts can be
But he can't be a man 'cause he doesn't smoke
The same cigarrettes as me
I can't get no, oh no, no, no
Hey hey hey, that's what I say

I can't get no satisfaction
I can't get no girl reaction
'Cause I try and I try and I try and I try
I can't get no, I can't get no

When I'm ridin' round the world
And I'm doin' this and I'm signing that
And I'm tryin' to make some girl
Who tells me baby better come back later next week
'Cause you see I'm on a losing streak
I can't get no, oh no, no, no
Hey hey hey, that's what I say

I can't get no, I can't get no
I can't get no satisfaction
No satisfaction, no satisfaction, no satisfaction
American Lady

Danville, KY

#912499 May 26, 2013
City’s Emergency Office 'Failed'
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, a New Orleans Police captain, Timothy P. Bayard, prepared an internal report assessing the role played by his city's Office of Emergency Preparedness. He introduced the report to investigators by saying: "The New Orleans Office of Emergency Preparedness failed. They did not prepare themselves, nor did they manage the city agencies responsible for conducting emergency response to the disaster. Their function was to coordinate with state, federal and other local agencies, to enlist logistical assistance. We did not coordinate with any state, local or federal agencies. We were not prepared logistically. Most importantly, we relocated evacuees to two locations where there was no food, water or portable restrooms. We did not implement the pre-existing plan. We did not utilize buses that would have allowed us to transport mass quantities of evacuees expeditiously. We did not have food, water or fuel for the emergency workers. We did not have a back up communication system. We had no portable radio towers or repeaters that would have enabled us to communicate. The other mistakes have been mentioned previously." Go to *Captain Bayard’s Internal Report
http://www.nytimes.com/ref/national/nationals...

*Captain Bayard’s Internal Report
http://www.nytimes.com/packages/pdf/national/...

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Mililani, HI

#912500 May 26, 2013
American Lady wrote:
City’s Emergency Office 'Failed'
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, a New Orleans Police captain, Timothy P. Bayard, prepared an internal report assessing the role played by his city's Office of Emergency Preparedness. He introduced the report to investigators by saying: "The New Orleans Office of Emergency Preparedness failed. They did not prepare themselves, nor did they manage the city agencies responsible for conducting emergency response to the disaster. Their function was to coordinate with state, federal and other local agencies, to enlist logistical assistance. We did not coordinate with any state, local or federal agencies. We were not prepared logistically. Most importantly, we relocated evacuees to two locations where there was no food, water or portable restrooms. We did not implement the pre-existing plan. We did not utilize buses that would have allowed us to transport mass quantities of evacuees expeditiously. We did not have food, water or fuel for the emergency workers. We did not have a back up communication system. We had no portable radio towers or repeaters that would have enabled us to communicate. The other mistakes have been mentioned previously." Go to *Captain Bayard’s Internal Report
http://www.nytimes.com/ref/national/nationals...
*Captain Bayard’s Internal Report
http://www.nytimes.com/packages/pdf/national/...
Everyone knows Ray Nagin was an idiot.

And then the people of NO voted him mayor again.
American Lady

Danville, KY

#912501 May 26, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Everyone knows Ray Nagin was an idiot.
And then the people of NO voted him mayor again.
what about the libTARD Blanco?...

THAT does NOT excuse you OR him for BLAMING it on former President Bush ...!!!

NOR the countless other people WHO DO!

He was a MAN[Bush] to take it upon himself ...
UNLIKE the one WE have NOW!

Benghazi happened on the 0's WATCH!
He needs to "man up" ...
AND
take the BLAME!

he's NOT my pResident!
Never has been ...

NEVER WILL BE!

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Mililani, HI

#912502 May 26, 2013
American Lady wrote:
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what about the libTARD Blanco?...
THAT does NOT excuse you OR him for BLAMING it on former President Bush ...!!!
NOR the countless other people WHO DO!
He was a MAN[Bush] to take it upon himself ...
UNLIKE the one WE have NOW!
Benghazi happened on the 0's WATCH!
He needs to "man up" ...
AND
take the BLAME!
he's NOT my pResident!
Never has been ...
NEVER WILL BE!
bushie boy wasn't a man. Even his VP wasn't a man. He was actually considering using the military to arrest civilians.

Shows you how much he knew about American law.

And bushie boy never apologized for iraq. And he never will. He takes it all with a gain of salt and no responsibility. After all, it was Obama who got Bin Ladin after bushie shut down the special task force assigned that one function.

Yes, we know he's not your president. That seems to be the norm. I suggest people like you leave the country for a leader they recognize, but for some reason they refuse.

I wonder why?

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