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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If they come from "further south", they likely enter through Mexico.
If they come directly from the "middle east and Africa", should be easy to stop them at immigration by tightening visa programs.
Galt is more concerned about Muslims and Africans than about Mexicans.
They are coming over to South America and moving north. Prayer rugs are more and more being found in the deserts of southwest America. The worry should be the stingers.
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HELL (The Borowitz Report)—Word that the News Corporation chief executive Rupert Murdoch has filed for divorce from his wife, Wendi Deng, came as a “total surprise” to longtime Murdoch confidant Satan, the Lord of the Underworld said today.
“I am totally blindsided by this,” Satan told reporters.“He and I talk every day.”
Citing his long history with the media titan, the Hound of Hell said,“We go way back. I gave him the idea for Fox News. I told him to hire Roger Ailes. That’s why this is such a shock.”
A frequent dining companion of the Murdochs, Satan said he “didn’t have a clue that they were having problems.”
A frequent dining companion of the Murdochs, Satan said he “didn’t have a clue that they were having problems.”
“I’ve had dozens of dinners with them in the Hamptons,” he said.“Did they bicker? No more than other couples. But they seemed to be on the same page about all the important things, like creating corrupt media monopolies and buying politicians. I thought they were for keeps.”
Adding that he “cares deeply about his friends,” Satan said the news about the Murdochs had hit him especially hard:“I was just starting to get over the Putins.”
The Prince of Darkness said he first got word of the Murdoch divorce about an hour before the official announcement:“My banker at Goldman Sachs called and told me to sell my News Corp. stock right away.”
When the real news is bad for Obama, count on Boca lily to divert to a joke website.

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lily boca raton fl wrote:
HELL (The Borowitz Report)—Word that the News Corporation chief executive Rupert Murdoch has filed for divorce from his wife, Wendi Deng, came as a “total surprise” to longtime Murdoch confidant Satan, the Lord of the Underworld said today.
“I am totally blindsided by this,” Satan told reporters.“He and I talk every day.”
Citing his long history with the media titan, the Hound of Hell said,“We go way back. I gave him the idea for Fox News. I told him to hire Roger Ailes. That’s why this is such a shock.”
A frequent dining companion of the Murdochs, Satan said he “didn’t have a clue that they were having problems.”
A frequent dining companion of the Murdochs, Satan said he “didn’t have a clue that they were having problems.”
“I’ve had dozens of dinners with them in the Hamptons,” he said.“Did they bicker? No more than other couples. But they seemed to be on the same page about all the important things, like creating corrupt media monopolies and buying politicians. I thought they were for keeps.”
Adding that he “cares deeply about his friends,” Satan said the news about the Murdochs had hit him especially hard:“I was just starting to get over the Putins.”
The Prince of Darkness said he first got word of the Murdoch divorce about an hour before the official announcement:“My banker at Goldman Sachs called and told me to sell my News Corp. stock right away.”
What did Satan say about a former presidential candidate who cheated on his wife while she was fighting breast cancer and had a child with his mistress which became news right before his wife died?

Did he mention anything about sitting presidents who use interns for sexual gratification while on the job and on the taxpayer's dime?

Or is Satan just another biased liberal?
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"DBWriter"
I am sure you have noted that the left wing loons, i.e. "real dumb", "sonic", "silly", "homo" etal have one thing in common blame Bush. But what else do they have they can not point to any positives from the reign of the boy nobama, there are none. Shit his signature act nobamakare is not popular with a majority of American's and will be even more unpopular when the full effects start hitting them
Peace
Homer is just a bureaucratic government nerd, not in a class with the real leftwing loons.
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Galt is more concerned about Muslims and Africans than about Mexicans.
Galt, like his creator, sees the world he wants, not the one that exists. An old illegal alien once told me Mexico would 'reconquer' the north without firing a shot. He pointed out his expecting daughter in law.

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I think you hit the nail squarely on the head. The spying on the journalists and Congress was most likely part of that.
The wheels are coming off their wagon. They used to keep Vallerie Jarrett very well hidden. Did you see where they had to actually have her make a public statement about how Holder wasn't going to be removed? Everyone in the administration knows she's the real president, and it took a statement from her to quell the panic.
Doesn't she have her own room in the president's private residence?

If not, she ought to. According to Bob Woodword, she's the last one to leave the president alone with his family every single night.
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Opinion Weiner, Thompson and black voters
Why are white challengers outperforming an African-American candidate among blacks? So far, the spectacle that is Anthony Weiner’s return to political life has been analyzed and chronicled to an extent normally reserved for presidential candidates — or Kardashians.

Much of the coverage is not substantive, though Weiner is certainly attempting to get us to focus on policy rather than puns. But we may also be able to learn something deeper about New York and our most challenging issue — inequality — during this election, by noting how black voters and white voters have reacted differently to Weiner joining the race.

Consider this surprising fact: Weiner, a Jewish man who formerly represented a congressional district with a very small black population, led among black voters in one recent poll and finished second in another. City Council Speaker Christine Quinn — a white Irish-American — placed second and first in those same polls.

Meanwhile, eminently qualified African-American candidate William Thompson, the Democratic nominee for mayor just four years ago, ranked third in both polls.

The numbers are perplexing, to say the least. Part of the reason surely has to do with the celebritylike name recognition of both Weiner and Quinn; it is early in the cycle, when that matters most.

THE URBAN BIGOTTED DEMOCRAT go figure they are run by the SUBURBAN LIBERAL RACISTS

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We are still mimicking the early part of 1929. There were wild market swings then too in late spring and summer. Reports are that major players are silently selling off large portions of their portfolio. Be careful out there.
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Obamabot racist Realtime shows his stripes again.
Rubio is finished as a Presidential candidate if his immigration bill does not give priority to border security.
Rubio's a fn clueless stooge and just perfect to advance the Republican immigration non-reform agenda.

I see you and Am Lady are hitting it off nicely overnight and our batshyt crazy pal Carol has taken up with DBnutjob, proving once again that God really does have a plan.
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The Tragic Fall of the White Race in America

Let’s not mince words. It’s hard being a white person in America. I hadn’t noticed this but that’s what everyone seems to say. So I was struck when a group of stories came together today in what seemed like a serendipitous way.

It starts with the news that among the people 5 years old and younger in America whites are now a minority. It’s worth noting that that’s a pretty small part of the population. And all it really means is that white people are no longer a bigger slice of the population than everyone else combined. But it does put the trajectory of American demographics and life in sharp relief. If you figure that it was a big, big deal that the percentage of the white vote was 72% in 2012 and had fallen from 88% in 1980, you can see that the fact that in 20 years that percentage, among young voters, will be 50/50, it’s actually a very big deal.

Then there was this story of Rep. Steve King (R-IA), well-known crazy person and tireless driver of TPM audience numbers, going on Twitter to complain that because of President Obama’s climate of lawlessness a group of “illegal aliens have just invaded my DC office.” TPM’s Perry Stein caught up with the horde of illegals/aka ‘Dreamers’ to get their side of the story here.

And then just after noon, we heard about the story of 11-year-old Sebastien De La Cruz, who sang the national anthem at Tuesday nights NBA Finals game and then got deluged by racist tweets telling him to go back to Mexico and that he’d probably just snuck into the country hours before and other good stuff. De La Cruz was born in San Antonio.

Good times, as they say.

But it’s brought home some of my own thoughts about the changing racial makeup of the country and the persistent or perhaps growing climate of white racial panic as white people face a future as only the biggest single group in the country with most of the wealth and power. Race has, obviously, always been a central part of American politics. Always. But we don’t have to go back to 1619 or 1863 or any other ancient date. Let’s just talk about the 1990s or really any other time up to the last few years. It’s not that any of this stuff is new. It’s that until pretty recently we had this stuff and on balance it was successful. That’s the key. And now, though it’s a very close run thing, it tends not to be successful. And by successful I mean in a purely electoral sense. Does it get you more votes than it looses you. And at a certain level that’s all that matters.

Republicans invested heavily in voter suppression for the 2012 cycle. And while it is very important to note that a big reason why it didn’t ‘work’ was that courts struck down a lot of the most egregious laws (and huge kudos to the myriad civil rights and voting rights lawyers who made that possible), it also didn’t work because the attempt itself massively energized the growing non-white electorate. So every time a little Mexican-American kid dares to sing the national anthem at a basketball game wearing a mariachi suit and freaks start telling him on Twitter to go back to Mexico, it’s gross and it’s a bummer, but you also realize that it’s probably marginalizing the white racist freakshow vote more than it’s empowering it. And when conservative backbenchers in the House say ‘pathway to citizenship’ over my dead body or despair of American culture, well, sure bring it to the next election and let’s see what happens. And the one after that.

The simple fact is that calculus has changed. There are now enough non-white people in America and just as critically enough whites who are either at least comfortable or even welcome being in a multiracial party and country, that the electoral calculus has changed. And that’s a really good thing.

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These fools on here are all like the Rainman, Benghazi, Benghazi, Benghazi.
Larry Flynt On Republicans: They're 'Mean-Spirited,''Racist' And 'A Nightmare'
Now we know hustler is the other magazine you read.
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Galt, like his creator, sees the world he wants, not the one that exists. An old illegal alien once told me Mexico would 'reconquer' the north without firing a shot. He pointed out his expecting daughter in law.
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Only if we let them.

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what some already knew.....
Bush’s NSA Director: Obama Has Been More Transparent On Surveillance Than We Were
The man who served as the director of the National Security Agency under former President George W. Bush said Wednesday that President Barack Obama has been more transparent about top secret surveillance programs than his predecessor.
Gen. Michael Hayden, former NSA director, praised Obama for resuming those programs.
"We should just take a sense of satisfaction that what we were doing, once candidate Obama became President Obama, he saw that these were of great value and frankly, were being very carefully done," Hayden told CNN. "National security looks a little different from the Oval Office than it does from a hotel room in Iowa."
Hayden applauded Obama for making the details of the NSA's data collection available to members of Congress.
"Frankly, the Obama administration was more transparent about this effort than we were in the Bush administration," Hayden said. "I mean, they made this meta data collection activity available to all the members of Congress. Not just all the members of the intelligence committees."
http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/b...
FOXbot hypocrisy has been taking a beating lately.
Obama promised transparacy to the american people, not to others in government.
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It starts with the news that among the people 5 years old and younger in America whites are now a minority.
Completely false unless you think Hispanics are black, something that they would violently dispute with you.

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Sean Hannity sure has changed his tune.
The rambunctious Fox News host on Monday lashed into the Obama administration over the revelations of widespread Internet and phone surveillance by the National Security Agency, warning that "anarchy and tyranny will follow."
But back in 2006, when a similar NSA spying scandal was unearthed during President George W. Bush's administration, Hannity wasn't so concerned. He came out as a staunch defender of the NSA then, saying it was "staggering to me we are even debating the use of these techniques in this country even at this time."
Media Matters put together a mashup of Hannity's comments, comparing his position then and now. Watch the whole video above.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/12/sean...
Google "candidate Obama debates President Obama on Government Surveillance"

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... back away from the crack pipe.
You pretend to have military service. Are you one of those frauds who pretended to be Vietnam veterans in the so-called "Vietnam Veterans Against the War" that slandered real veterans with lies?
Why would you join a political party that spit on veterans and invented a system of lies to slander them with?
... well?
Some of those in VVAW were legitimate veterans, abused by a phony piece-o-shit named John Kerry.

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Well, you remain the uninformed moron as you seem to like to be. So don't read the below. I don't want to spoil your stupidity infused delight.
"A a 14-minute trailer for the English-language film, which was posted on YouTube in July, attracted little attention until last week, when a version dubbed into Arabic was posted on the same YouTube channel and then copied and viewed tens of thousands of times more.(The Arabic version was removed from the filmmaker’s YouTube channel after this post was originally published.)" NYT
You & your hero Rush Limbaugh keep proving eery day why to both are dumbasses.
Good Work.
This is what independant said

"That video was barely watched anywhere outside the US."

How does your post prove her wrong?
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Obama promised transparacy to the american people, not to others in government.
so you're another who's mad because Obama hasn't reformed Bush policies?

seems there's a lot of that going around.
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Completely false unless you think Hispanics are black, something that they would violently dispute with you.
false because you say so.

(the arrogance is strong in this one.)

not hard to see why you white folks are losing out.
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The Obama Family Trip to Africa to Cost $60 to $100 Million

2:12 PM, Jun 13, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER


King Barack, Queen Moochelle, and the Royal Princesses will be going to Africa later this month. But the trip won't be cheap; it's expected to cost American taxpayers $60 to $100 million, according to the Washington Post.

"When President Obama makes his first extended trip to sub-Saharan Africa later this month, the federal agencies charged with keeping him safe won’t be taking any chances. Hundreds of U.S. Secret Service agents will be dispatched to secure facilities in Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania. A Navy aircraft carrier or amphibious ship, with a fully staffed medical trauma center, will be stationed offshore in case of emergency," reports the Post.

"Military cargo planes will airlift in 56 support vehicles, including 14 limousines and three trucks loaded with sheets of bullet-proof glass to cover the windows of the hotels where the first family will stay. Fighter jets will fly in shifts giving 24-hour coverage over the president’s airspace so they can intervene quickly if an errant plane gets too close.

"The extraordinary security provisions — which will cost the government tens of millions of dollars — are outlined in a confidential internal planning document obtained by The Washington Post. While the preparations appear to be in line with similar travels in the past, the document offers an unusual glimpse into the colossal efforts to protect the U.S. commander-in-chief on trips abroad."

After the paper questioned the costs of a planned family safari, the White House nixed the plan. "The president and first lady had also planned to take a Tanzanian safari as part of the trip, which would have required the president’s special counter-assault team to carry sniper rifles with high-caliber rounds that could neutralize cheetahs, lions or other animals if they became a threat, according to the planning document. But the White House canceled the safari on Wednesday following inquiries from The Washington Post about the trip’s purpose and expense, according to a person familiar with the decision."

The paper adds, "Obama’s trip could cost the federal government $60 million to $100 million based on the costs of similar African trips in recent years, according to one person familiar with the journey who was not authorized to speak for attribution. The Secret Service planning document, which was provided to The Post by a person who is concerned about the amount of resources necessary for the trip, does not specify costs."

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