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
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#925628 Jun 16, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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Pop quiz genius:
When was the last time Congress declared war?
Difficult to answer, because the Constitution does not specify a format for declaring war. What is clear is that only Congress has that authority.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#925629 Jun 16, 2013
Karma is a_______ wrote:
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too me there is almost nothing more scary than a party with no dissent, no room for differences of opinion. an organization where everyone thinks the same.
A perfect description of the Obamabot Party.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#925630 Jun 16, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Gaddafi was in hiding, no one knew where in the fk he or his jergoff kids were. France was leading the way. Remember Tunisia?
Probably not eh?
Memory problems Darwin? All tripped up in your multitude of screen names and locations. Too bad so sad.
Try DHA__600 mgs daily.
20,000 SAM's__no wait 15,000 MANPADS__USA finds 5,000 of them Egypt captures a few thousand. MANPADS--SAMS WTF, all one in the same right? Made in Russia right?
Maybe we should pull our troops home for a few years and let Russia tidy Islam up.
And then let Israel tidy up Russia.
BS

Gaddafi was about to wipe out the rebels in Benghazi when Obama intervened.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#925631 Jun 16, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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Gary Johnson was/is a good candidate. John Mackey, CEO of Wholefoods is worth a look.
Great, but how about someone with national stature who would have a chance.

Mackey does deserve a look He does not identify as a skeptic of scientific opinion on climate change; rather, he believes that "climate change is perfectly natural and not necessarily bad."

Mackey is also anti-union and anti-Obamacare.

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HAHA OBAMA LOL

Waterbury, CT

#925632 Jun 16, 2013
All the kings men is OBAMA President Stark lol IRAQ SYRIA didnt Obama know there was a price to be paid when you sell your soul to the DEVIL lolololol hahahaha he didnt know he would be paying his supporters will soon find out how many eggs will make the OBAMA omlette

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#925633 Jun 16, 2013
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<quoted text>Funny. It wasn't an issue for cons.
I wonder why?
Tell Galt that it took two minutes to figure out the I.R.S. investigation and less time to fix it,so why bother the U S tax payer with unnecessary costs of go-nowhere hearings--republicans love spending the tax payers money on stupid sh*t!.:-D

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#925634 Jun 16, 2013
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What over-hyped accusations?? What planet are you on? Who in their right mind would deny the widespread abuse of children by Catholic priests.
There is even evidence that Cardinal Ratzinger' instituted the policy to relocating pedophile priests to another parish when caught, without warning the new parish in order to protect the priest, not the children. Let's not even go into the fact that the policy was clearly against the law and constituted aiding and abetting in a felony.
The fact that the Vatican was orchestrating the policy is borne out by the fact that child abuse scandals were exposed in Italy, Ireland, Germany and Australia.
Highly publicized, many years after the fact, but not necessarily widespread.

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Claymont, Delaware 19809

#925635 Jun 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Difficult to answer, because the Constitution does not specify a format for declaring war. What is clear is that only Congress has that authority.
Yes ,the U S Constitution does, the Congress declares war;the President conducts it.

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HAHA OBAMA LOL

Waterbury, CT

#925636 Jun 16, 2013
Prime Minister and John Kerry ambushed nervous Obama to force him to arm Syrian rebels

David Cameron and US Secretary of State John Kerry secretly ganged up to persuade a nervous Barack Obama to back Britain’s bid to arm Syrian rebels, it was revealed last night.
The Prime Minister and Mr Kerry’s diplomatic ambush of President Obama succeeded when they won his support for a showdown with Russia’s Vladimir Putin – a key ally of Syria’s President Assad – when Mr Cameron hosts a G8 summit in Northern Ireland tomorrow.
Obama’s surprise U-turn came 24 hours after Foreign Secretary William Hague slipped into Washington almost completely unnoticed to meet Mr Kerry. In recent weeks, while supporting Mr Obama publicly, Mr Kerry has told Mr Hague privately that he strongly backs Britain’s calls to get tough with Assad. But he could not win over the US President, who feared getting dragged into a repeat of the Iraq War.

nervous not cautious
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#925637 Jun 16, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>Tell Galt that it took two minutes to figure out the I.R.S. investigation and less time to fix it,so why bother the U S tax payer with unnecessary costs of go-nowhere hearings--republicans love spending the tax payers money on stupid sh*t!.:-D
Why?

Because the American people do not trust the IRS.

Nothing has been fixed.

Lois Lerner admitted that.

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HAHA OBAMA LOL

Waterbury, CT

#925638 Jun 16, 2013
Obama looked real nervous in the Photo of the Bin Laden raid lolol chicken hahahaha they woke him up like a little kids mommy waking him for school and he wanted to act sick and MOMMY HILLARY got him out of bed lololol OBAMA
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#925639 Jun 16, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> Yes ,the U S Constitution does, the Congress declares war;the President conducts it.


The Constitution does not specify a format for a declaring war, and in fact does not include the phrase "declaration of war."

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Since: Apr 09

Elmont, Long Island NY

#925641 Jun 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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A perfect description of the Obamabot Party.
really john???

You must of missed the first part of my post where I said I disagreed with the NSA data mining, wiretapping and decision to supply arms to the Syrian rebels, and I'm a supporter of President Obama. How does that jive with your declaration of Obamabot Party

Maybe you should check out the voting logs of Congress?

dude, c'mon let's be real. While the voting record of the republican party is almost always the same, you can't in all honesty say the same about the Democratic party.

In fact "primaried" has taken on a verb form....as in if you as a republican stray from the party line, you'll be "primaried" out of office.

I expect a little more honesty out of you

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“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#925642 Jun 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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The Constitution does not specify a format for a declaring war, and in fact does not include the phrase "declaration of war."
How dumb do you want everyone on Topix to know that you are? "Article I, Section 8, Clause 11 of the United States Constitution, sometimes referred to as the War Powers Clause, vests in the Congress the power to declare war, in the following wording:

[Congress shall have Power...] To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water; " Check this out: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_Powers_Claus...

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HAHA OBAMA LOL

Waterbury, CT

#925643 Jun 16, 2013
Prince William is ENGLANDS OBAMA THEY HAVE INDIA NOW THE WAY OBAMA HAS Blacks lololol sweet chess what a game

Since: Apr 09

Elmont, Long Island NY

#925644 Jun 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Why?
Because the American people do not trust the IRS.
Nothing has been fixed.
Lois Lerner admitted that.
I thought she took the 5th and didn't admit to anything
American Lady

Danville, KY

#925645 Jun 16, 2013
WHY was THIS deleted?
AFRAID of the TRUTH, I presume.
Because it makes TOO much sense!

American Lady
Danville, KY
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THIS CRAP is JUST WRONG!
No REASONing to it!

EDUCATION IS BADLY NEEDED ...
along with some "soul searching" ...

Postings from Sanford: The Trial of Trayvon's Killer, The People's Demand for Justice

Storm Brewing in Sanford

On the day that we arrived, we talked with two men outside a barbershop here in Sanford. One of the men described the situation here—the police harassment and the years of dehumanization faced by Black people.

He talked about the police stopping and
---harassing his white boss for driving him home from work.---

"I'm Black and he's white. <<--<<<

He's in a Black neighborhood, so they assume he's buying drugs, but even when they know he's not, they f***ed with him."

These are the types of stories you hear around here. There is so much still simmering under the surface.

http://www.revcom.us/a/307/storm-brewing-in-s...

George Zimmerman trial wrap-up, Day 1

Seminole County is a suburb of the Orlando metropolitan area and many in the community are very disturbed by the previous presence of protesters ranging from Black Panthers to White Supremacy groups. Different groups from all forms of agendas have flooded Sanford, Florida (where the shooting happened) and areas all over central Florida.

Famous figures such as Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton are a few celebrities among many who have traveled to this area to voice their opinion. The media circus has caused just about everyone in the area to worry about what is going on and begs the question, "Can George Zimmerman get a fair trial from an impartial jury in Seminole County?" If the defense feels that they cannot find an impartial jury in this area, they may ask the judge for a change of venue to somewhere they can.

http://www.firstcoastnews.com/georgezimmerman...

Don't they REALIZE ...
THIS IS a "tragedy"
waiting to happen???????

where is 'their dear leader' in ALL this ...
TRYING to "soothe" the nation?

Hiding and/OR on vacation!

Since: Apr 09

Elmont, Long Island NY

#925646 Jun 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Highly publicized, many years after the fact, but not necessarily widespread.
(Reuters)- Colm O'Gorman was 14 years old when Father Sean Fortune arrived unannounced at his parents' house in a small town in southern Ireland. The priest was given tea and a seat by the fire, and asked the teenager to help set up a youth group.

"I was 14, and very eager and hungry to be out in the world, involved in things, doing things, making a difference. And that's what he exploited," said O'Gorman, now 46 and the executive director of Amnesty International in Ireland.

The abuse that followed, culminating in Fortune's repeated rape of the boy, was part of one of the greatest scandals ever to hit the Catholic Church, damaging the curtailed papacy of Pope Benedict and posing a huge challenge to whoever succeeds him.

O'Gorman's story is just one in a worldwide scandal that destroyed lives, bankrupted dioceses, and in many cases cost the Church its most precious asset: faith.

No questions were asked when Fortune took O'Gorman to his isolated house for the weekend. Such was the Church's power in Ireland at that time, no one would question a priest.

That was the first time Fortune sexually assaulted O'Gorman. Driving him back to his parents the next day, the priest stopped the car around the corner from the teenager's home.

RECURRING PATTERN

The investigation revealed a bully priest who manipulated and abused people wherever he went, and a Church hierarchy that, after receiving complaints about him, moved him on to places where he found new victims: a pattern that recurred in its handling of abuse cases worldwide.

Fortune killed himself in 1999 while on trial for 66 accounts of assault and rape of boys.

For 20 years before becoming pope, the then-Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger was the man in charge of coordinating the Church's response to abuse cases, as prefect of the Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. A meticulous scholar, he spent years reading the details of case after case of abuse.

"There was no one in the Church hierarchy who was better positioned to make a real difference than Pope Benedict," David Clohessy, director of the U.S.-based Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests said last week. "He had both the power and the knowledge."

Victims groups say that the Vatican had a policy of not reporting abusive priests to secular authorities, citing evidence such as a letter sent by its head of clergy to a French bishop in 2001, commending him for not denouncing a pedophile priest who had been given 18 years jail for abusing young boys

Ireland
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/07/us-...

Tell me john, how many countries must be affected for it to be widespread.

Here's 10 pages of links to stories from the NYT about child abuse scandals

Since: Apr 09

Elmont, Long Island NY

#925647 Jun 16, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Highly publicized, many years after the fact, but not necessarily widespread.
The Church Sex Abuse Scandals Around the World

On the eve of a possible papal apology for decades of sexual abuse by priests, TIME looks back at the evolving response around the world

Full List

The Catholic Church
Ireland 1936-2009
Mexico 1940s-2005
Wisconsin 1950-1998
Boston 1962-2002
Germany 1970s-2010
Belgium 1970s-2010
Austria 1975-1995
Minnesota 2004-2006
Brazil 2007-2010

Read more: http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/co... #ixzz2WPUkM6zG
HAHA OBAMA LOL

Waterbury, CT

#925648 Jun 16, 2013
The Forbidden Truth: The U.S. is Channeling Chemical Weapons to Al Qaeda in Syria, Obama is a Liar and a Terrorist

Who has Crossed the "Red Line"? Barack Obama and John Kerry are Supporting a Terrorist Organization on the State Department List OBAMA IS BUSH

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