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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“Come Home America!”

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Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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The majority of America has been saying "no" to the Affordable Health Care Act since 2010 even before the Democrats shoved it down our throats and before Obama signed it.
The majority are still saying "no".
But it's not about us, you see. It's about Democrats, Democrats with power and Democrats in a one-party system. That was the goal of Obama's second term...silencing the opposition. It backfired.
You are just not into the history of Americans. Every President since Teddy Roosevelt have tried to get some form of universal healthcare passed in the United States . We wondered whether Roosevelt really proposed reform on the scale of the near-universal health care Obama advocates, or if the new president was pushing the whole bipartisan-appeal thing a bit far.

We consulted two well-regarded biographers of Roosevelt, H.W. Brands and Kathleen Dalton. Both confirmed that in 1912, when the former Republican president was running as a Progressive Party candidate for what would have been his third term (after a four-year break), the party advocated national health insurance in its platform .

Health care was the 11th issue listed under "Social and Industrial Justice," after occupational safety, a child labor prohibition, a minimum wage, "one day's rest in seven" and other progressive ideas.

"The supreme duty of the Nation is the conservation of human resources through an enlightened measure of social and industrial justice," the platform said. "We pledge ourselves to work unceasingly in State and Nation for ... the protection of home life against the hazards of sickness, irregular employment and old age through the adoption of a system of social insurance adapted to American use." Check this out: http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/state...
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It’s difficult to imagine a more impressive display of rank hypocrisy and faux outrage than the silliness foisted upon us by Conservatives nonplussed by the IRS’ latest screw-up. After admitting that their Cincinnati office devoted extra scrutiny to the 501(c) applications of groups whose names contained words like “Patriot” and other Tea Party buzzwords, Conservatives are aflame with righteous indignation. In the end it’s just so much bad political theater, a hypocritical smoke screen for the “We value the rule of law, but only if it doesn’t stop us from doing what we want to do” crowd that is the Tea Party.

http://whatwouldjackdo.net/2013/06/irs-scanda...

If Conservatives are so offended by the “onerous” questions asked by a “tyrannical” government, they have an alternative available to them: Don’t apply for tax-exempt status. Groups with “Tea Party” or “Patriot” in their names are apolitical “social welfare” organizations like I’m Freddie Mercury. They exist to engage in partisan political activity; it’s their raison d’ etre…and that’s their right in a free society. What they don’t have is the right to demand tax-exempt status. American taxpayers shouldn’t have to subsidize the activities of such groups, and more than they should be subsidizing groups on the left side of the political spectrum.

Then again, if you’re part of a group that has “Tea Party” or “Patriot” in its name, you probably don’t believe the law applies to you. And your hypocritical ability to play crybaby knows no bounds.

No double standard here, people….
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Fox’s Bolling And Gutfeld Throw Down Over Obama’s NSA:‘You’re Being A Hypocrite Because Bush Isn’t In Power!’

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Democrats controlled the House during both of Reagan's terms and a Democrats controlled Congress during the last two years.
Reagan in 1986: "Unfortunately, Congress consistently brings the government to the edge of default before facing its responsibility."
Reagan's Economic Recovery Act in 1981: There followed sixty straight months of economic growth, the longest uninterrupted period of expansion since the government began keeping such statistics in 1854. Nearly fifteen million new jobs were created -- a total of eighteen million by the time Reagan left office. Just under $20 trillion worth of goods and services measured in actual dollars, were produced from 1982 to 1987. To give some notion of how much that is, by the end of 1987 America was producing about seven and a one-half times more every year than it produced in John Kennedy's last year as president.
The economic report cards of American presidents from Truman through Reagan, Reagan easily finishes first. Using the change each year in inflation, unemployment, interest rates and growth in Gross National Product, Harvard economist Robert Barro ranked Reagan number one.
Among other things, Reagan engineered the largest reduction in the misery index in history -- 50 percent. In fact, sums up economist Richard B. McKenzie, the 1980s were, up to then, "the most prosperous decade in American history."
The Cold War and a Congress who reneged on promises to cut spending helped to increase the deficit during the Reagan years.
But considering everything - pros versus cons during the Reagan years - you shouldn't complain.
No one is arguing with you that Democrats agreed with Reagan that Government deficit spending , borrowing on the real wealth of future Americans, to make things better today(a Keynesian idea) was good policy . Democrats only disputed where the spending should go--Reagan wanted more government spending on paying for more overseas oil imports and fomenting revolution in Central America with more foreign aid to Nicaraguan contra forces attempting to overthrow Daniel Ortega's freely elected Nicaraguan government. Democrats(with Independents agreement) thought that the Government spending should focus more on social and economic issues at home, national infrastructure repair and retrofit upgrade , home-grown renewable energy development, education, welfare of the least advantaged and most vulnerable very young, poor and elderly citizens, and less on far-flung military adventuresome in volatile areas of the world where Americans had very little in common.
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And the largest landslide!
Because America is REALLY Conservative!
It is just that the Liberal media HAVE TO lie to win ANY election!
If Obama only told us that Hope and Change was to use the IRS as a political tool or listening to everyone's conversations and sane them for future attacks!
Funny. If you were right, then the lunatic t-p would have won the last election.

Problem is, they couldn't field a candidate, let alone field their own party. They have to hijack others!
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martinezjosei wrote:
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Sorry to burst your bubble but Democrats voted in FAVOR of the war with Iraq.
No single congressman authorized Obama to attack Libya!
Oh yes, Libya, Liberals want to pretend it never happened!
300 dead in Libya, 10,000 in Syria. Libya has oil, Syria has none! Guess
Sorry to burst your bubble but no son, they didn't with iraq.

that was all bushie boy's doing. all by his lonesome.
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Where is your whine about conducting an illegal Libyan war?
Billionaires are of both party but in your mentally limited brain only those of the party you hate are responsible.
YOU ARE A RAGING IDIOT.
Either stop repeating the Progressive Propaganda which is the only excuse left for you OR just admit you aren't very bright.
What war?
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<quoted text>You compare Al Sharptoon to Bill Gates? Yeahoo someone should give you a mental competency test? Sharptoon could be hired to shine Bill Gates' shoes, but he isn't good for anything else?
lol! neither are you son!
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why don't you tell us how it feels.
since you right wing hypocrites have already been there.
Not right wing, leftwing loon,however I must say you on the left scare me more than any rightwinger, Tea Partier or religious person, as you have become fascists.

As a Libertarian, I have always relied on me, myself and I to carry my load. You leftists on the other hand feel you NEED government to carry YOUR load.

I believe in limited government and you believe in government doing EVERYTHING.

I have worked hard all my life and made good decisions so I have money you want from me. You on the other hand, feel ENTITLED to WHAT I WORKED FOR.

Basically, I don't want your garbage but you want my money and to benefit from my sweat.

Basically, I am self sufficient and you are a LOSER.

I hope that helps you understand what you are, Moonbat. You obviously cannot understand what it's like to be someone who does not rely on government.

Have a nice day, thief/Democrat.
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<quoted text>Sorry to burst your bubble but no son, they didn't with iraq.
that was all bushie boy's doing. all by his lonesome.
Sorry to point out you are an ignorant liar, son...

The Iraq Resolution or the Iraq War Resolution (formally the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002,[1] Pub.L. 107–243, 116 Stat. 1498, enacted October 16, 2002"

Senate Democrats for: 29
Senate Democrats against: 21

You are an idiot.

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IRS Officials Receive Violent Threats: Sources
A current and a former top U.S. tax official have been physically threatened in recent weeks as the scandal over Internal Revenue Service targeting of Tea Party and other conservative groups has gathered steam, people familiar with their situation say.
Ousted IRS acting commissioner, Steven Miller, has received such threats, according to a source familiar with his situation. The source declined to elaborate on the nature or the source of the threats.
And the head of the tax-exempt unit at the agency, Lois Lerner, who has been put on administrative leave as investigations into the controversy continue, has had telephone and email messages from unknown sources that "threaten physical violence," according to her attorney William Taylor.
....In Cincinnati, where a handful of IRS agents primarily handled tax-exempt applications, IRS employees told Reuters they have been nervous and afraid.
IRS workers, who did not want their names published, said that some employees have been working from home to avoid any confrontations with the media or protesters.
On May 21, at least 200 demonstrators representing Tea Party groups rallied outside the Cincinnati IRS building's front entrance, making employees feel uncomfortable, they said.
On the Internet and talk radio, crude and insulting comments have been made about individual IRS workers, calling them "traitors," "un-American" and worse.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/15/thre...
A-w-w-w-w, gee. That's just so horrible!
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A-w-w-w-w, gee. That's just so horrible!
Only a complete moron would defend the IRS over what they did.

Enter Sonicfilter!

Priceless!
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Nostrilis H Waxman wrote:
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Sorry to point out you are an ignorant liar, son...
The Iraq Resolution or the Iraq War Resolution (formally the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002,[1] Pub.L. 107–243, 116 Stat. 1498, enacted October 16, 2002"
Senate Democrats for: 29
Senate Democrats against: 21
You are an idiot.
Son, you're the bigger idiot and liar. The AUMF doesn't dictate what the president must or should do.

It only authorized him to do things at his / her discretion.
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Holder the liar and worst AG in history on the hot seat Wednesday.
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Nostrilis H Waxman wrote:
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Only a complete moron would defend the IRS over what they did.
Enter Sonicfilter!
Priceless!
And only cons would blame the president when there's nothing there.

It's SOP!

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lily boca raton fl wrote:
WASHINGTON, June 14 (Reuters)- The White House said on Friday it would be dramatically more difficult and costly to set up a no-fly zone over Syria than it was in Libya, stressing that the United States does not have a national interest in pursuing that option.
"We feel like the best course of action is to try to strengthen a moderate opposition," Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes told a news briefing.
He said the United States did not want to send U.S. troops - or "boots on the ground" - to Syria and said enforcing a no-fly zone over the country could require intense, open-ended U.S. military engagement.
Putin has upgraded Assad's Air Defenses. The Magic Negro is backing down from his Red Line to simply help arm his Al Qaeda buddies instead.

The entire Russian Duma is laughing at the Boy Messiah.

But these headlines are a great diversion for the Magic Negro to draw attention away from his illegal domestic BS.

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<quoted text>You obviously are unable to discern the difference between ignorance and innocence...
Of course I can. You are clearly ignorant and you lost your innocence to the HS Football Team back in 1973.

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John Galt wrote:
Doctors dump health insurance plans, charge patients less
UPI 6/15/2013 3:56:04 AM
WICHITA, Kan., June 14 (UPI)--
A Kansas physician says he makes the same income and offers better quality care to his patients after he dumped all health insurance companies.
Thirty-two-year old family physician Doug Nunamaker of Wichita, Kan., said after five years of dealing with the red tape of health insurance companies and the high overhead for the staff he hired just to deal with paperwork, he switched to a system of charging his patients a monthly fee plus the price of an office visit or test, CNN/Money reported.
For example, under Nunamaker's membership plan -- also known as "concierge" medicine or "direct primary care" practices -- each patient pays a flat monthly fee to have unlimited access to the doctors and any medical service they can provide in the practice, such as stitches or an EKG.
For adults up to age 44, Nunamaker charges $50 a month, pediatric services are $10 a month, and for adults age 44 and older it costs $100 a month. Although Nunamaker calls the practice "cash-only," he accepts credit and debit cards for the fees and services.
Nunamaker and his partner negotiated deals for services outside the office. A cholesterol test costs the patient for $3, versus the $90 or more billed to insurance companies; an MRI can cost $400, compared with $2,000 or more billed to insurance companies.
The practice encourages patients and families to also carry some type of high-deductible health insurance plan in case of an emergency or serious illness requiring hospitalization, Nunamaker said.
Nunamaker said his annual salary is around $200,000, and he gets to spend more time with patients providing better care because he is not watching the clock and he gets to spend more time with this family.
Most of Nunamaker's clients are self-employed, small business owners, or small companies that found the monthly fee and the cost of the high-deductible plan was a cheaper option, CNN/Money reported.
Let us hope this spreads across the country. Imagine that, people taking care of their normal medical needs without government or insurance companies getting in the way and at less cost. Let freedom ring!!!
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Nostrilis H Waxman wrote:
Holder the liar and worst AG in history on the hot seat Wednesday.
Nah! I think Alberto Gonzalez takes that title hands down son!
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shinningelectr0n wrote:
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Putin has upgraded Assad's Air Defenses. The Magic Negro is backing down from his Red Line to simply help arm his Al Qaeda buddies instead.
The entire Russian Duma is laughing at the Boy Messiah.
But these headlines are a great diversion for the Magic Negro to draw attention away from his illegal domestic BS.
Since you're such a supporter of Assad son, you should start kissing israel good bye!

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