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: May 11

Newville, PA

#925386 Jun 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Dumbass Dave is too stupid to understand that Galt was referring to the overhead costs for filing government insurance claims compared to filing private insurance claims.
Galt is guessing, as usual.

Private insurers have profitability at stake when processing forms. To think that initial forms & subsequent refilings are more than Medicare is ridiculous.

According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, administrative costs in Medicare are only about 2 percent of operating expenditures. Defenders of the insurance industry estimate administrative costs as 17 percent of revenue.

Since: May 11

Newville, PA

#925387 Jun 16, 2013
EasyEed wrote:
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"real dumb"
What changes do you foresee? Please list them. Hopefully president nobama will not start easing the restrictions. Also hopefully if he tries to the congress will thwart his efforts. The president of Iran doe not set policy that is the job of ayatollah ali khameni and the ruling clerics.
Please advice us as to what president nobama did to bring about the change.
Peace
KMA
The new president is more moderate & should push the country in that direction.

It would be good to show some sport for this change by easing certain restrictions.

The ruling clerics understand that their control is also subject to public opinion. They have been overthrown in the past.

Obama has formed a unified worldwide sanction program that have brought about this change. That is how sanctions work.
PDUPONT

Ludlow, MA

#925388 Jun 16, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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No reporter has been prosecuted for seeking information. There's cases involving targeting a suspected leaker but not journalists who report it. And no journalist will name their sources or are even expected to.
Attorney General Holder was turned down by two judges to go after Rosen and had to resort to a lowly magistrate judge in DC to sign off on illegally confiscating not only Rosen's personal emails and phone calls but those of his parents. Anyone under that kind of intensive investigation or being charged with that kind of alleged crime legally must be told beforehand.
Other employees' emails and phone calls at Fox News were also confiscated illegally.
Holder did nothing that was legal right down the line.
Why do you always keep missing the boat?
You just got caught in another lie Carol, it wasn't some "lowly magistrate judge" who approved the warrant it was Chief Judge Royce Lamberth of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Appeals don't go down the judicial food chain stupid, they go up.
According to 18 USC 2703;
(b) Contents of Wire or Electronic Communications in a Remote Computing Service.—
(1)A governmental entity may require a provider of remote computing service to disclose the contents of any wire or electronic communication to which this paragraph is made applicable by paragraph (2) of this subsection—
(A)without required notice to the subscriber or customer, if the governmental entity obtains a warrant issued using the procedures described in the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure (or, in the case of a State court, issued using State warrant procedures) by a court of competent jurisdiction; or
(B)with prior notice from the governmental entity to the subscriber or customer if the governmental entity—
(i)uses an administrative subpoena authorized by a Federal or State statute or a Federal or State grand jury or trial subpoena; or
(ii)obtains a court order for such disclosure under subsection (d) of this section;
except that delayed notice may be given pursuant to section 2705 of this title.

So no, Carol, notice was in fact not required since a warrant was issued.
Why are you always lying?

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#925389 Jun 16, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>O'bama is quite literally arming the very terrorist group that he claims the U.S. police state security apparatus was constructed to fight. We have troops on the border of Syria and Jordan. There feet are on the ground. This stupid ignorant of an ass called O'bama O'bama needs to keep golfing and quit acting like he knows what he is doing. Maybe he can stay in Africa and never come back. That would be a blessing to all mankind--except Africa of course. But what difference does that make?
You mean the group that John McCain met with when he snuck into Syria last week or the anti-Assad Syrian opposition(SMC) recognized by the U N as the legitimate leaders of the Syrian people? You don't specify who you think Obama is going to aid so I'll assume that you don't know. "Following on the credible evidence that the regime has used chemical weapons against the Syrian people, the President has augmented the provision of non-lethal assistance to the civilian opposition, and also authorized the expansion of our assistance to the Supreme Military Council (SMC), and we will be consulting with Congress on these matters in the coming weeks. This effort is aimed at strengthening the effectiveness of the SMC, and helping to coordinate the provision of assistance by the United States and other partners and allies. Put simply, the Assad regime should know that its actions have led us to increase the scope and scale of assistance that we provide to the opposition, including direct support to the SMC. These efforts will increase going forward." Check this out: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/06/13/1216...

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#925390 Jun 16, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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Didn't Lizzie Borden keep twirling her bangs and lifting her dress before the all male jury?
I think the blindfolded maiden of justice is really a dyke.
You really are a pervert , voyeur obsessed by skanky porn.
PDUPONT

Ludlow, MA

#925391 Jun 16, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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Lumbering jumbo jets allowed to fly over DC, none of which were a problem because Bush crushed the Arab terrorists.
USA only wastes a trillion per year on military,... compared to how much money is Janet Napolitano spending preparing for a large-scale war against the American people?
but Bush did attack Iraq? They never came here and did squat... if you don't know that the Islamic Terrorist Empire stretched unbroken from the Atlantic shores of Morocco to the Afghan-Tibet border, and Islamic terrorists come from every goddam country there. The truth is, you could choose any country from Morocco to Afghanistan to invade and you will invade a terrorist country.
Bush split that Terrorist Empire in half, didn't he?
MISSION ACCOMPLILSHED.
WRONG AGAIN STUPID! You seem to be forgetting that both Indonesia and the Philippines also have large Muslim populations. Bush split the Islamic countries? Bull crap! In replacing the secular government in Iraq with one led by Shiites, Bush gave Iran more influence in the area. Iran can now supply their ally the Assad regime in Syria by directly flying over Iraq which wouldn't have been possible under Sadaam Hussein.
You're a delusional idiot DB!
Lincoln LCN

United States

#925392 Jun 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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No, the reason is purely economic..fewer teaching jobs.
Galt supports public education, but the public schools need to clean up their act and become responsive to students and parents instead of politicians.
over simplified but containing some validity

Since: May 13

Location hidden

#925393 Jun 16, 2013
House Republicans have now voted to repeal health care reform nearly 40 times. They've spent four years ranting and raving about "government health care" and how awful it is.
Except, when it comes to themselves. And their own government-subsidized health care -- for life, after just a few years of service.
Tell them "Repeal your own government-subsidized heath care first, hypocrites!"

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#925394 Jun 16, 2013
Lincoln LCN wrote:
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over simplified but containing some validity
Kudos Lincoln! That's one of the most polite ways I have ever heard to tell Galt that he's mostly full of horsesh*t!:-D
Aunt Bettie Lou

Orlando, FL

#925395 Jun 16, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
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You just got caught in another lie Carol, it wasn't some "lowly magistrate judge" who approved the warrant it was Chief Judge Royce Lamberth of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Appeals don't go down the judicial food chain stupid, they go up.
According to 18 USC 2703;
(b) Contents of Wire or Electronic Communications in a Remote Computing Service.—
(1)A governmental entity may require a provider of remote computing service to disclose the contents of any wire or electronic communication to which this paragraph is made applicable by paragraph (2) of this subsection—
(A)without required notice to the subscriber or customer, if the governmental entity obtains a warrant issued using the procedures described in the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure (or, in the case of a State court, issued using State warrant procedures) by a court of competent jurisdiction; or
(B)with prior notice from the governmental entity to the subscriber or customer if the governmental entity—
(i)uses an administrative subpoena authorized by a Federal or State statute or a Federal or State grand jury or trial subpoena; or
(ii)obtains a court order for such disclosure under subsection (d) of this section;
except that delayed notice may be given pursuant to section 2705 of this title.
So no, Carol, notice was in fact not required since a warrant was issued.
Why are you always lying?
The information that first came out described him as a magistrate judge. Apparently, this was incorrect.

But since that's been cleared up...

Why did Holder go "judge shopping" to illegally confiscate a journalist's emails and phone records?

Why did Judge Lamberth overturn the first two judges' refusal to give Holder permission to break the law?

These are two indisputable facts. Got answers?
Aunt Bettie Lou

Orlando, FL

#925396 Jun 16, 2013
Happy Father's Day to all you dads!
OBAMA the GENIUS

Raleigh, NC

#925397 Jun 16, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
Sarah Palin:'Until We Have A Commander-In-Chief Who Knows What He Is Doing....Let Allah Sort It Out!'
Luv it!
Go Girl!
The mindset of Republicans!

You ddddoouuccchheeee baagggs wanted this byytch a heartbeat away?

Great diplomacy.

What did she say when Bush committed the US to Iraq!

Hmmmmmmmm?

What?

Anything?

Oh she just loved those TRILLIONS flushed in Iraq?

All that death and destruction.

What a phony!

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#925398 Jun 16, 2013
Lindsey Graham can't make a statement about US foreign policy without mentioning the word "Israel". Its an amazing defect:

"This President hasn't shown the leadership to compel the Chinese to regulate the manufacture of baby formula. One of these days that formula may make its way into Israel and then what's the President going to ..."
FTN - 6/12/12

"This President hasn't shown the leadership needed to develop a trade relationship with Brazil to insure an uninterrupted oil supply to Israel."
FSM - 3/17/11

"We're all saddened by the news that Bea Arthur finally succumbed to Obamacare. Frankly, this President hasn't shown the leadership ... Israel."
MTP - 4/26/09

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#925399 Jun 16, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
Happy Father's Day to all you dads!
Thanks Carol!

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#925400 Jun 16, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
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WRONG AGAIN STUPID! You seem to be forgetting that both Indonesia and the Philippines also have large Muslim populations. Bush split the Islamic countries? Bull crap! In replacing the secular government in Iraq with one led by Shiites, Bush gave Iran more influence in the area. Iran can now supply their ally the Assad regime in Syria by directly flying over Iraq which wouldn't have been possible under Sadaam Hussein.
You're a delusional idiot DB!
... and Malaysia is officially Muslim.

On the other hand, we could talk 'til Pam Geller says something that isn't completely insane about what DBWronger doesn't know but where's the fun in that?
Aunt Bettie Lou

Orlando, FL

#925401 Jun 16, 2013
Lincoln LCN wrote:
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over simplified but containing some validity
If I may interject, Galt was absolutely correct in saying teachers must be more accountable to their students rather than the unions and liberal politicians who have made too many of them politically correct robots.

Too many teachers have been programmed to believe participating in the politically correct poison is necessary to keep their jobs.

Nevermind the students know they're being poisoned and their schools have become madhouses where no one gives a damn about them.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#925402 Jun 16, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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The new president is more moderate & should push the country in that direction.
It would be good to show some sport for this change by easing certain restrictions.
The ruling clerics understand that their control is also subject to public opinion. They have been overthrown in the past.
Obama has formed a unified worldwide sanction program that have brought about this change. That is how sanctions work.
clueless

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#925403 Jun 16, 2013
This is how our government "creates" jobs.

In the 50's we orchestrated a coup to overthrow the democratically elected President of Iran and installed a US friendly dictator in the form of the Shah. Once the locals got tired of the tyrant and overthrew him we harbored him and froze offshore Iranian assets. Once the hostage crisis was resolved we went on to impose sanctions.

So, american cars are very popular in Iran. Smuggling replacement parts to keep the pre-1979 american car fleet running is big business. Iran has 75 million potential customers that the US government has closed off to us because ... I'm not really sure.

Iran held a presidential election yesterday and out of a field of six candidates the people chose the one moderate. I think they're sending us a signal but don't think for a minute that I believe our government and electorate aren't stupid enough to pass it up.

Light the torches!
Whatever

Gering, NE

#925404 Jun 16, 2013
NASA admits listening to phone calls and claims don't need a warrant to do so...

" The National Security Agency has acknowledged in a new classified briefing that it does not need court authorization to listen to domestic phone calls.

Rep. Jerrold Nadler, a New York Democrat, disclosed this week that during a secret briefing to members of Congress, he was told that the contents of a phone call could be accessed "simply based on an analyst deciding that."

If the NSA wants "to listen to the phone," an analyst's decision is sufficient, without any other legal authorization required, Nadler said he learned. "I was rather startled," said Nadler, an attorney and congressman who serves on the House Judiciary committee.

Not only does this disclosure shed more light on how the NSA's formidable eavesdropping apparatus works domestically, it also suggests the Justice Department has secretly interpreted federal surveillance law to permit thousands of low-ranking analysts to eavesdrop on phone calls.

Because the same legal standards that apply to phone calls also apply to e-mail messages, text messages, and instant messages, Nadler's disclosure indicates the NSA analysts could also access the contents of Internet communications without going before a court and seeking approval. "

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-57589495-38...
Aunt Bettie Lou

Orlando, FL

#925405 Jun 16, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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Thanks Carol!
You're welcome. No question you are a terrific father. I would know.

So Happy Father's Day to you, Tenzing.

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