Barack Obama, our next President

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"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 ...
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26 years ago today...

June 12, 1987

"Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!"

We need another Reagan.

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Whatever wrote:
63% of Americans have no trust in the federal government. How bout that?
Sounds about right given we have such an uncompromising Congress.
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Obama Quietly Raises 'Carbon Price' as Costs to Climate Increase

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-06-12/toug...

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shinningelectr0n wrote:
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Sorry:]
Maybe velvet chains and black leather?
You must be psychic.:)
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USAsince1680 wrote:
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Sounds about right given we have such an uncompromising Congress.
Try again. Compromising does not create trust but the ability of the citizens to believe the Govt including and probably most important that the executive branch does not abuse its power.
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I went to mow my lawn and I came back to discover that if you don't feed Yeah, she/he goes away.
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Lincoln wrote:
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The Republicans seems to be making no great effort on this subject.
Attention has moved to the NSA
Attention is on all of these issues. None have gone away.

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USAsince1680 wrote:
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Sounds about right given we have such an uncompromising Congress.
And let's not forget Obama (though most of us would like to) who leads by example.

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USAsince1680 wrote:
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Sounds about right given we have such an uncompromising Congress.
or maybe it's because the transparency that was promised was never delivered.

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Patriot wrote:
Is it More Treasonous to Violate the Constitution or to Expose Those Violations?
June 12, 2013
In a free society the people within the government are supposed to be open and transparent while citizens enjoy privacy. What, then, do you call a society where the government is ultra secretive and all citizens are spied on by the state?
http://www.activistpost.com/2013/06/is-it-mor...
A communist led ineptocracy.

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Whatever wrote:
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I used the info presented in the main title of the article.
How is that even close to cherry picking? Never mind, it isn't.
Another pathetic and failed "save"
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Whatever wrote:
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The title of the article and the results still stand-the majority of Americans disapprove of it being used on ordinary Americans.
You are easily confused.
From your article:

"When asked if the government's collection of Americans' phone call records is a necessary tool to help find terrorists, a slight majority of 53 percent say it is."

"But fewer Americans are concerned about their own personal communications being monitored. Just over a third is at least somewhat concerned about the government collecting their own phone records (38 percent) and monitoring their internet use (35 percent); six in 10 are not concerned."

"Asked if the government has gone too far in infringing on people's privacy in its efforts to fight terrorism, 46 percent think the balance is about right..... 36 percent say the government has gone too far" and "13 percent think the government hasn't gone far enough."

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Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>And as was pointed out, you were simply cherry picking and got 'picked' of your own volition.
Humorously ironic actually.
Isn't it funny how Cons' reading comprehension doesn't extend past a headline? Guess that's why they have to rely on Breitbart and Faux "news" for their "facts".

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Whatever wrote:
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Hey, skippy, you failed to provide even one link to back up your claims.
You also notably have failed to address the fact that the WH failed to stay in communication with Panetta after the briefing.
The WH did not respond to any communications from the Pentagon.
Real Dave didn't need 'links'. He back up his claims with reason ,logic, argument, and some relevant historical perspective. Good show,RealDave! Why can't you do the same 'Whatever'?

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Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
When Obama met with GWB after his election, Bush handed him two letters and told him "open the first letter when you get in a hopeless situation".
After the Benghazi scandal broke, barack opened the first letter and it said "blame everything on me, and open letter #2 if it happens again".
When the IRS, Prism, and AP scandals broke, barack opened the 2nd letter. It said "sit down and write two letters".
Just a matter of time for this lame duck now......
Except , Obama is a lot smarter and moral than stoopid Bush jr.

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Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
26 years ago today...
June 12, 1987
"Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!"
We need another Reagan.
And Mr. Gorbachev ignored Reagan because he was too busy watching East German teenagers commandeer bulldozers to roll over 'The Wall'. What shall we use to fill the empty spaces
Where waves of hunger roar?
Shall we set out across the sea of faces
In search of more and more applause?
Shall we buy a new guitar?
Shall we drive a more powerful car?
Shall we work straight through the night?
Shall we get into fights?
Leave the lights on?
Drop bombs?
Do tours of the east?
contract diseases?
Bury bones?
Break up homes?
Send flowers by phone?
Take to drink?
Go to shrinks?
Give up meat?
Rarely sleep?
Keep people as pets?
Train dogs?
Race rats?
Fill the attic with cash?
Bury treasure?
Store up leisure?
But never relax at all
With our backs to the wall.
http://youtu.be/f1ZU3qOmAks
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USAsince1680 wrote:
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From your article:
"When asked if the government's collection of Americans' phone call records is a necessary tool to help find terrorists, a slight majority of 53 percent say it is."
"But fewer Americans are concerned about their own personal communications being monitored. Just over a third is at least somewhat concerned about the government collecting their own phone records (38 percent) and monitoring their internet use (35 percent); six in 10 are not concerned."
"Asked if the government has gone too far in infringing on people's privacy in its efforts to fight terrorism, 46 percent think the balance is about right..... 36 percent say the government has gone too far" and "13 percent think the government hasn't gone far enough."
You post this earlier.

I responded that this does NOT change the main finding of the study that Americans disapprove of this being utilize on ordinary Americans.

You propose a cherry picking fallacy. A fallacy as the Title and Main emphasis of the POLL was the Disapproval that I noted.

What is wrong with you that you have forgotten so soon?

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frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>Real Dave didn't need 'links'. He back up his claims with reason ,logic, argument, and some relevant historical perspective. Good show,RealDave! Why can't you do the same 'Whatever'?
Dave doesn't need any stinkin' facts or links just name calling and bullying-right?
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USAsince1680 wrote:
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Isn't it funny how Cons' reading comprehension doesn't extend past a headline? Guess that's why they have to rely on Breitbart and Faux "news" for their "facts".
You need to suck it up.

Disapproval of the Patriot Act being used on ordinary Americans was what CBS emphasized.

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RealDave wrote:
<quoted text> If Dumbsass Carol actually listened to Panetta she would know Obama had a meeting with Panetta & the head of the JointChiefs shortly after the initial attack.
Evidently, you were equally as stupid not to know this.
then Panetta said he never spoke to him again--where was O'bama? where was Hillary?

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