Barack Obama, our next President

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Since: May 11

Newville, PA

#926029 Jun 17, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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It's just something about the timing of it all-chasing AP Domestic journalists as if they were "foreign terrorist suspects" while foreign nationalist RED FLAGGED Chechnyan bomb lobbing mujihadeens travel freely back and forth on US visas.
Kind of like big, black flags waving weeks prior in Benghazi...enough so that other nations saw them and acted accordingly for the safety of their people...but some how...ours missed that too.
Excuse, but frequent re-occurant policy failures kind of make some of us a tad bit...oh ...cynical, about the "competence" levels in some areas?
Not to fret yerself though Duh A Vey-just have another hand fed duhmmy dog biscuit.
Of course, you don't get it.

The AP was targeted because it had received classified information from someone divulging things they shouldn't. They were looking for info on the leaker.

The black flag is not the symbol of just Al Qaeda & terrorism. The Libyan freedom group used that same flag. This probably will be a shock but Libya was just starting to recover from a civil war. It was dangerous place.
Aunt Bettie Lou

Orlando, FL

#926030 Jun 17, 2013
Whatever wrote:
All posts on Topix are now forwarded to the NSA unless they have a typo. Those go to the Department of Corrections
Leosnana would fit right in with the Department of Corrections. She loves to point out typos while making her own. She'd be the perfect candidate to run that department - seeing the level of incompetency we're witnessing on the part of other government department heads.

The head of the FBI didn't know who's heading the IRS investigation being carried out by the FBI.

The head of the DOJ didn't know he had signed off on illegal confiscations of Rosen's emails himself - or much of anything else.

The Secretary of State didn't know she had received information about an attack on an embassy and angrily responded "What difference does it make??" when questioned about the deaths of four Americans.

The head of the IRS didn't know squat and was then promoted to run Obamacare.

So, yes, leosnana would fit right in with this administration's incompetency when it comes to typos. No offense, leosnana.
Scarlet Pimpernel

Bronx, NY

#926031 Jun 17, 2013
THIS IS FOR THE POLLSTERS CNN Poll: Majority Doesn't Trust Obama, Approval Rating Suffers Severe Drop President Barack Obama’s approval rating dropped a shocking 8 percentage points over the last month -- one of sharpest, fastest plunges in his presidency, according to a new CNN poll released early Monday morning.

For the first time in Obama's time in office, more than half of the public doesn’t feel that the president is honest and trustworthy, the CNN/ORC International poll showed.

Specifically, Obama's approval rating stands at 45 percent, down from 53 percent in mid-May, CNN reported. A shocking 54 percent of respondents told pollsters they disapprove of how Obama is handling his job. That was up 9 points in just a month.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#926032 Jun 17, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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How so?
Comment withdrawn after further review.
Scarlet Pimpernel

Bronx, NY

#926033 Jun 17, 2013
NJ raider 1 wrote:
<quoted text> So why was Bush recorded as saying he thinks what is going on regarding the (my words) witch hunts/scandals is by the letter of the law? He also said the threats as in terrorist attacks still exist & without screening phone records & connecting the dots, the chances of another 9/11 increase drastically. Without PRISM, we have a bunch of Boston bombings in which you all blame the president for. Can't have it both ways.
SELL YOUR SOUL FOR TRICKS Many of the same social problems highlighted in a landmark 1965 study on black family structure have only worsened over the last 48 years and are now causing similar hardship for white and Hispanic families.
That’s a major finding of a new report by the Urban Institute, a liberal think tank, which re-examines the circumstances of black families nearly five decades after former Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan authored the controversial report,“The Negro Family: The Case for National Action.”
Moynihan was an assistant secretary in the Department of Labor in the 1960s when his report cited the breakdown of the nuclear family as the main cause of problems in the black community.
The so-called Moynihan Report looked at societal disparities between white and black families and the need for government action to address them. It focused on high rates of unemployment, crime, poverty, unwed parenting and other social ills that formed a “tangle of pathologies” that steered many black families into a continuing cycle of poor education, limited job prospects and dysfunctional long-term poverty.
The report argued that the rise of female-headed black households diminished the authority of black men within their families, leaving them unable to serve as responsible fathers and providers, partly because of their limited job prospects.
Many African-American leaders criticized the report at the time, saying it was ripe with stereotypes and played down the effects of institutional discrimination and racism. Others said the report “blamed the victim” for the causes and consequences of poverty.
While African-Americans have made substantial progress in high school graduation rates, college enrollment, income and home ownership rates since the 1960s, vast disparities still remain in comparison to whites on a multitude of social measures, said Gregory Acs, director of the Urban Institute’s Income and Benefits Policy Center.
And while many social problems are still disproportionately centered in the African-American community, they have also increased in the larger non-black society.
DEMOCRATS HAVE DONE A GREAT JOB FOR THE AA FAMILY YES THEY HAVE FROM A LIBERAL REPORT
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#926034 Jun 17, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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And not all pedophiles are homosexual.
Just look at some of these skanks these days- that would rather push animalistic "doctrines" of rude, crude, lewd and lascivious behavior onto kids, rather than having some ETHICS of personal responsibility and accountability, self control, decency and respect of and for others.
A man who has sex with a male child is either bisexual or homosexual.

Legalization of pedophilia is next on the homosexual agenda.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#926035 Jun 17, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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you mean like repeating the same lies about Obama that some azzhole started in 2008?
so i bet you, and all of the rest of you brainless right wingers can't wait for World War Z to hit the theaters.
Nobody knows the truth about Obama, whose entire life before 2004 is shrouded in mystery.
ProvenScience

London, KY

#926036 Jun 17, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Of course, you don't get it.
The AP was targeted because it had received classified information from someone divulging things they shouldn't. They were looking for info on the leaker.
The black flag is not the symbol of just Al Qaeda & terrorism. The Libyan freedom group used that same flag. This probably will be a shock but Libya was just starting to recover from a civil war. It was dangerous place.
Sluuuuuuuuuuuurrrrrrrrrrrrrp it up duhmmy.

And you're wasting your time, because SOME of us actually live in a world where we can READ AND Think-for OURSELVES!!!

Imagine THAT!

"OMG".

How OLD are those Arrowsmith guys these days anyway.

Gaw--spawrkle spawrkle gwitter gwitter lol.
Scarlet Pimpernel

Bronx, NY

#926037 Jun 17, 2013
NJ raider 1 wrote:
<quoted text> So why was Bush recorded as saying he thinks what is going on regarding the (my words) witch hunts/scandals is by the letter of the law? He also said the threats as in terrorist attacks still exist & without screening phone records & connecting the dots, the chances of another 9/11 increase drastically. Without PRISM, we have a bunch of Boston bombings in which you all blame the president for. Can't have it both ways.
Consider that in the early 1960s, about 20 percent of black children and just 2 to 3 percent of white children were born to unmarried mothers, while the rate of unwed Hispanic births was somewhere in between.
By 2009, nearly 75 percent of black births, 53 percent of Hispanic births and 29 percent of white births were outside of marriage, according to the report.
A decline in marriage rates has followed the same path. In 1960, more than half of all black women were married, along with more than 66 percent of Hispanic and white women. By 2010, just 25 percent of black women, 40 percent of Hispanic women and half of white women were married.
“That the decline of traditional families occurred across racial and ethnic groups indicates that factors driving the decline do not lie solely within the black community, but in the larger social and economic context,” the report finds.
Acs said that the Moynihan report’s main conclusion about the importance of traditional families has been vindicated by research that shows children from two-parent families typically fare better educationally, financially and emotionally.
“Family structure is important,” he said.“Fathers do matter.”
To improve prospects for struggling black families, the report calls for reducing structural barriers to black economic progress, enhancing the incentives for working in the mainstream economy and improving family dynamics.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#926038 Jun 17, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Comment withdrawn after further review.
Here-have a (one tough) hard shelled bean lol.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#926039 Jun 17, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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A man who has sex with a male child is either bisexual or homosexual.
Legalization of pedophilia is next on the homosexual agenda.
Maybe on the agendas of twisted and warped-but I don't think that'd work in the legal world.
Scarlet Pimpernel

Bronx, NY

#926040 Jun 17, 2013
HOW VERY stupid is it that some people on the board cant even see that BUSH is no LONGER THE PRESIDENT OR REAGAN OR CLINTON OR CARTER why cant we speak about the current without blaming former presidents is OBAMA not A GROWN UP PRESIDENT IS HE A CHILD PRESIDENT, how can they make any argument when they cant be OBJECTIVE OBAMA IS RIGHT ABOUT EVERYTHING and anything that is wrong someone else is to blame well put bush back in office at least he took responsiblity, SYRIA SAME LIES AS IRAQ
LCN Lincoln

United States

#926041 Jun 17, 2013
Scarlet Pimpernel wrote:
THIS IS FOR THE POLLSTERS CNN Poll: Majority Doesn't Trust Obama, Approval Rating Suffers Severe Drop President Barack Obama’s approval rating dropped a shocking 8 percentage points over the last month -- one of sharpest, fastest plunges in his presidency, according to a new CNN poll released early Monday morning.
For the first time in Obama's time in office, more than half of the public doesn’t feel that the president is honest and trustworthy, the CNN/ORC International poll showed.
Specifically, Obama's approval rating stands at 45 percent, down from 53 percent in mid-May, CNN reported. A shocking 54 percent of respondents told pollsters they disapprove of how Obama is handling his job. That was up 9 points in just a month.
Oh...President Obama won't be reelected .

Republican House approval is in single digits.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#926042 Jun 17, 2013
Homer wrote:
A gallon-sized jar of whole pickles is something to behold. The jar is the size of a small aquarium. The fat green pickles, floating in swampy juice, look reptilian, their shapes exaggerated by the glass. It weighs 12 pounds, too big to carry with one hand. The gallon jar of pickles is a display of abundance and excess; it is entrancing, and also vaguely unsettling. This is the product that Wal-Mart fell in love with: Vlasic's gallon jar of pickles.
Wal-Mart priced it at $2.97--a year's supply of pickles for less than $3! "They were using it as a 'statement' item," says Pat Hunn, who calls himself the "mad scientist" of Vlasic's gallon jar. "Wal-Mart was putting it before consumers, saying, This represents what Wal-Mart's about. You can buy a stinkin' gallon of pickles for $2.97. And it's the nation's number-one brand."
Therein lies the basic conundrum of doing business with the world's largest retailer. By selling a gallon of kosher dills for less than most grocers sell a quart, Wal-Mart may have provided a ser-vice for its customers. But what did it do for Vlasic? The pickle maker had spent decades convincing customers that they should pay a premium for its brand. Now Wal-Mart was practically giving them away. And the fevered buying spree that resulted distorted every aspect of Vlasic's operations, from farm field to factory to financial statement.
Indeed, as Vlasic discovered, the real story of Wal-Mart, the story that never gets told, is the story of the pressure the biggest retailer relentlessly applies to its suppliers in the name of bringing us "every day low prices." It's the story of what that pressure does to the companies Wal-Mart does business with, to U.S. manufacturing, and to the economy as a whole. That story can be found floating in a gallon jar of pickles at Wal-Mart.
http://www.fastcompany.com/47593/wal-mart-you...
I wonder how many gallons Flack has at his house?
I'm begging you all please stop shopping at Wal-Mart and slowly killing the U.S.A.
Homer conveniently eliminated the fact that these events occurred in the 1990s. Homer apparently reads the same dead tree news as Bocajew Jean, delivered by carrier pigeon.

Keep up, Homer.
LCN Lincoln

United States

#926043 Jun 17, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Nobody knows the truth about Obama, whose entire life before 2004 is shrouded in mystery.
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Aunt Bettie Lou

Orlando, FL

#926044 Jun 17, 2013
LCN Lincoln wrote:
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"Sky is falling..." said Chicken Little
...lets nominate a Morman who makes video tapes!
LOL
Yeah, I can see your point. A successful buisnessman who had a "sterling record" according to the former Democratic president and who actually led something - like the governor of a state - would definitely be the less desirable choice because of his personal beliefs than someone who leads by default and flies by the seat of his pants creating an unprecedented lack of trust in government, the likes of which we have never seen before.

You da' man, Lincoln. Good job with your amazingly accurate means of deducing any situation...<tongue in cheek>...
Scarlet Pimpernel

Bronx, NY

#926045 Jun 17, 2013
Every time they compare obama to BUSH they are really saying obama SUCKS just like BUSH
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#926046 Jun 17, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Comment withdrawn after further review.
You can't do that. Keep fighting, never withdraw.
Scarlet Pimpernel

Bronx, NY

#926047 Jun 17, 2013
It's the first time in CNN polling since November 2011 that a majority of Americans have had a negative view of the president, CNN reported.

The severe drop in Obama's approval rating was fueled by a sharp 17-point drop among Americans under 30, according to the poll. That's particularly discouraging heading into 2014 because Democrats have felt they have a lock on the youth vote after the 2012 elections.

"The drop in Obama's support is fueled by a dramatic 17-point decline over the past month among people under 30, who, along with black Americans, had been the most loyal part of the Obama coalition," CNN Polling Director Keating Holland said.

The president also dropped 10 points among independent voters, from 47 percent last month to 37 percent. Obama's disapproval among independents jumped 12 points to 61 percent. Again, more bad news for Democrats because those independents are especially important in mid-term elections in which older, more conservative Americans predominate.

The network pointed to several major scandals as evidence for the drop.

"The White House has been under siege over telephone and Internet surveillance, the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups, its handling of the terror attack on the U.S. consular post in Benghazi, Libya, and the Justice Department's collecting journalists' phone records as part of the government's investigation into leaks of classified information," CNN reported.

"It is clear that revelations about NSA surveillance programs have damaged Obama's standing with the public, although older controversies like the IRS matter may have begun to take their toll as well," Holland told the network.The president's approval rating on domestic issues like the economy, immigration and the deficit dropped by 2 to 4 points,
Whatever

Gering, NE

#926048 Jun 17, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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so now you want me to use leap of faith reasoning so that i'll just believe whatever you say?
i was just kidding about me using right wing leap of faith reasoning, so you're going to have to point out the errors. i'll need all sources cited, with any fact checking sources to also be supplied so that i don't have to do it myself.
get busy.
I told you where to find the info- Wikipedia.

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