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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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#928553 Jun 20, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>You are not an economist so I don't expect you to understand much about market fluctuations. There was the sell-off immediately upon hearing the good news from Bernanke of an improving U S economy, housing market remarkable recovery notwithstanding--the only thing 'inevitable' was that there would be so many short-term takers grabbing for the short term fruit . The wise money investors will be putting even more of their own money up front now that over-confidence is at all-time highs again. Here's Maria Bartiromo's take on the 'market dive'. "Maria's Observation: Good Economy, Bad Market" :
http://www.nbcnews.com/video/cnbc/52267804/#5...
Anybody with a brain knows that the stock market has been over-hyped by Fed actions and that the bubble must deflate if the Fed stops pumping.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#928554 Jun 20, 2013
Red State Sucker wrote:
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We're making progress John, now that you've admitted Obama is smart. The next step is to acknowledge that you and your friends here aren't.
Obama is smart in a slimy way, but incapable of running the government.
In Plain View

AOL

#928555 Jun 20, 2013
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False Prophet & Mark of Beast --(*News/June 20)

http://youtu.be/j5gGtsNTTUo

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Since: Oct 12

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#928556 Jun 20, 2013
proud2bwhite wrote:
<quoted text>wow another one who supports obama who gives weapons to muslims that hacks open the chest of a man then eats his beating heart. This shows obamas is smart how?
Wow another uneducated lemming that has been duped by the FOX propaganda machine. How do these morons cross the street without someone leading them?

Since: Oct 12

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#928557 Jun 20, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Obama is smart in a slimy way, but incapable of running the government.
The government is doing great, almost out of the hole your conservative friends dug.
Slimy smart is lots better than right wing squeaky clean stupid.

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#928558 Jun 20, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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Clinton and his Democrats lit a fire under the banks to make those bad loans.
You're still clueless, missy.
All the Dems did was make the banks stop redlining. It was Georgie boy who, in an attempt to boost minority homeownership, asked Congress for authority to eliminate the down-payment requirement for Federal Housing Administration loans.

"Nothing-down options were available on the private mortgage market, but, in general, they required the borrower to have pristine credit. Bush's proposed change extended the nothing-down option to borrowers with blemished credit."

"In the proposal....Bush allowed the FHA to guarantee loans for the full purchase price of the home, plus down-payment costs. As a practical matter, the FHA would guarantee mortgages as high as 103% of the value of the underlying property."

Bush did it!!! Own up to it.

http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/money/perfi/ho...

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#928559 Jun 20, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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BS
Obama won the Black Belt primaries, mostly states where Democrats don't win the general election.
Then he creamed Hillary in caucus states by packing the meetings with threatening elements of society.
Then he took advantage of a nominating process that was stacked to give preference to blacks.
So, Obama won the nomination even though Hillary won most of the primaries.
And Obama will sabotage Hillary in the same manner in 2016.
Might as well bend over for the Obama surrogate candidate (TBD).
To use your phase.."BS"
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#928560 Jun 20, 2013
Red State Sucker wrote:
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The government is doing great, almost out of the hole your conservative friends dug.
Slimy smart is lots better than right wing squeaky clean stupid.
The national debt continues to increase, every day.

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#928561 Jun 20, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Shame on Southerland and other Republicans for daring to suggest that welfare bums be required to work for their food stamps.
"John Galt"
You know, it is really amazing, liberalloons have no problem with one having to show ID to work and get a paycheck but have no problem with folks getting food stamps, no ID required, all that is required is for them to extend their hand.
Peace
Frank

Spokane, WA

#928562 Jun 20, 2013
Obama is a fool. They are still laughing at him in Germany. Obama stated that there are people without jobs and children without food. His answer to mass unemployment is to have the United States reduce there nuclear arms.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#928563 Jun 20, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
I find it interesting that both the prosecution and the defense in the Martin/Zimmerman trial opted for an all female jury. Guess both sides decided they needed jurors who might be swayed by emotion.
If they felt they needed jurors who might be swayed exclusively by emotion, they would have selected all Democrats. You know, Tree Huggers, giggling girly boys, racists, Welfare Queens. You know the type.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#928564 Jun 20, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Shame on Southerland and other Republicans for daring to suggest that welfare bums be required to work for their food stamps.
No, that would be the New Democrats of 1992 led by Bill Clinton who challenged their old party base of liberal Great Society reformers with new ideas on welfare reform(workfare) and a new trade relationship with Central America(NAFTA)

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#928565 Jun 20, 2013
Frank wrote:
Obama is a fool. They are still laughing at him in Germany. Obama stated that there are people without jobs and children without food. His answer to mass unemployment is to have the United States reduce there nuclear arms.
Not at all. Obama's prescription for eliminating unemployment and child poverty is close to Yon Kim's view at the World Bank. "STOCKHOLM (AP)- The World Bank says it will increasingly view its efforts to help developing countries fight poverty through a "climate lens."

In a report released Wednesday, the international lending institution warned that heat waves, rising seas, more severe storms and other impacts of climate change will trap millions of people in poverty.

As a result, the Washington-based bank said it is stepping up support for efforts to curb climate change and to help the world adapt to it.

"Urgent action is needed to not only reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but also to help countries prepare for a world of dramatic climate change and weather extremes," World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said in a statement.

Already by the 2030s, 40% of the land used to grow maize in sub-Saharan Africa will be unable to sustain that crop because of droughts and heat, the report said. Also by that time, sea level rise coupled with more intense cyclones could inundate much of Thailand's capital, Bangkok, it said.

"At the World Bank Group, we are concerned that unless the world takes bold action now, a disastrously warming planet threatens to put prosperity out of reach of millions and roll back decades of development," Kim said. "In response we are stepping up our mitigation, adaptation, and disaster risk management work, and will increasingly look at all our business through a 'climate lens.'"
http://www.kltv.com/story/22628896/world-bank...

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#928566 Jun 20, 2013
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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Oh yeah, more homoeroticism fantasy from the forum closet queen
Oh, yeah. Like lily doesn't enjoy nuts in her mouth, too.

Peanuts, Brazil nuts, NBA, MLB, NHL, Pissedashooz, Chippendales,.....

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#928567 Jun 20, 2013
LNC Llin wrote:
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Racism seems everywhere including the resignation of GOP type today,
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An Illinois Republican official resigned Thursday, after writing a vicious attack on a biracial, female congressional candidate–calling her the “love child” of the Democratic National Committee, destined to work for “some law firm that needs to meet their quota for minority hires.”
The target was Erika Harold, a former Miss America and Harvard Law graduate who is seeking the Republican nomination for the 13th congressional district in central Illinois.
Montgomery County GOP Chairman Jim Allen referred to Harold as “miss queen,” and said that she was “being used like a street walker,” whose “pimps are the DEMOCRAT PARTY and RINO REPUBLICANS.” Allen sent the email to the conservative website Republican News Watch, which posted the text in full and called it a “racist rant.”
Republicans have problems with racism
Why can't Republicans learn from their mistakes? "It’s as if they didn’t learn a thing from the 2012 elections. Republicans are on the same suicide mission as before -- trying to block immigration reform (if they can’t scuttle it in the Senate, they’re ready to in the House), roll back the clock on abortion rights (they’re pushing federal and state legislation to ban abortions in the first 22 weeks), and stop gay marriage wherever possible.

As almost everyone knows by now, this puts them the wrong side of history. America is becoming more ethnically diverse, women are gaining economic and political power, and young people are more socially libertarian than ever before.

Why can’t Republicans learn?

It’s no answer to say their “base”— ever older, whiter, more rural and male — won’t budge. The Democratic Party of the 1990s simply ignored its old base and became New Democrats, spearheading a North American Free Trade Act (to the chagrin of organized labor), performance standards in classrooms (resisted by teachers’ unions) and welfare reform and crime control (upsetting traditional liberals).

The real answer is the Republican base is far more entrenched, institutionally, than was the old Democratic base. And its power is concentrated in certain states — most of the old Confederacy plus Arizona, Alaska, Indiana, and Wisconsin — which together exert more of a choke-hold on the Republican national party machinery than the old Democrats, spread widely but thinly over many states, exerted on the Democratic Party."
http://robertreich.org/post/53326939792

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#928568 Jun 20, 2013
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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Me too
Rochester, Minn.(CBS ATLANTA)– Researchers find that nearly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription drug, and more than half receive at least two prescriptions.

Mayo Clinic researchers report that antibiotics, antidepressants and painkiller opioids are the most common prescriptions given to Americans. Twenty percent of U.S. patients were also found to be on five or more prescription medications.

The study is uncovering valuable information to the researchers about U.S. prescription practices.

“Often when people talk about health conditions they’re talking about chronic conditions such as heart disease or diabetes,” Dr. St. Sauver stated in a Mayo Clinic press release.“However, the second most common prescription was for antidepressants — that suggests mental health is a huge issue and is something we should focus on. And the third most common drugs were opioids, which is a bit concerning considering their addicting nature.”

Nearly one in four women ages 50-64 were found to be on an antidepressant, with 13 percent of the overall population also on antidepressants. Seventeen percent of people in the study were being prescribed antibiotics, and 13 percent were on painkilling opioids.

As a whole, women and older adults received the most prescription drugs. Antidepressants and opioids were most common among young and middle-aged adults.

The percentage of people who took at least one prescription drug in the past month increased from 44 percent in 1999-2000 to 48 percent in 2007-08, the Mayo Clinic reports. Expenditures on prescription drugs reached $250 billion in 2009, and accounted for 12 percent of total personal health care expenditures.

According to the CDC, the percent of persons using at least one prescription drug in the past month increased nearly 50 percent between 2007 and 2010.

And the researchers said prescription drug spending will only increase in the future.

*So let's give the people of the United States free or forced health care and see how fast they go down the tubes. I can hardly wait. Then you know what happens-the government will take away the pharma. I can hardly wait for that also. No wonder half the people you see are in a coma...and voted for O'bama. They can't even think for themselves.

http://atlanta.cbslocal.com/2013/06/19/study-...

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#928569 Jun 20, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> Not at all. Obama's prescription for eliminating unemployment and child poverty is close to Yon Kim's view at the World Bank. "STOCKHOLM (AP)- The World Bank says it will increasingly view its efforts to help developing countries fight poverty through a "climate lens."
In a report released Wednesday, the international lending institution warned that heat waves, rising seas, more severe storms and other impacts of climate change will trap millions of people in poverty.
As a result, the Washington-based bank said it is stepping up support for efforts to curb climate change and to help the world adapt to it.
"Urgent action is needed to not only reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but also to help countries prepare for a world of dramatic climate change and weather extremes," World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said in a statement.
Already by the 2030s, 40% of the land used to grow maize in sub-Saharan Africa will be unable to sustain that crop because of droughts and heat, the report said. Also by that time, sea level rise coupled with more intense cyclones could inundate much of Thailand's capital, Bangkok, it said.
"At the World Bank Group, we are concerned that unless the world takes bold action now, a disastrously warming planet threatens to put prosperity out of reach of millions and roll back decades of development," Kim said. "In response we are stepping up our mitigation, adaptation, and disaster risk management work, and will increasingly look at all our business through a 'climate lens.'"
http://www.kltv.com/story/22628896/world-bank...
I wish a bolt of climate lightning would strike and shock O'bama and his followers like you to their senses.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#928570 Jun 20, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>You are not an economist so I don't expect you to understand much about market fluctuations. There was the sell-off immediately upon hearing the good news from Bernanke of an improving U S economy, housing market remarkable recovery notwithstanding--the only thing 'inevitable' was that there would be so many short-term takers grabbing for the short term fruit . The wise money investors will be putting even more of their own money up front now that over-confidence is at all-time highs again. Here's Maria Bartiromo's take on the 'market dive'. "Maria's Observation: Good Economy, Bad Market" :
http://www.nbcnews.com/video/cnbc/52267804/#5...
You are not an economist so I don't expect you to understand much about outside market support from the Fed. When interest rates are no longer kept artificially low through government intervention, the markets will have a tough time. The transition from a fake to a real market will be a rough one. Speculators may do well but they will probably be Magic Negro Inside Traders. The IRS folks will keep the Magic Negro's friends advised.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#928571 Jun 20, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Anybody with a brain knows that the stock market has been over-hyped by Fed actions and that the bubble must deflate if the Fed stops pumping.
frontporch thinks the stock market sells off on good news -she won't understand feds still "stimulating" the stock market by printing money.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#928572 Jun 20, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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The national debt continues to increase, every day.
"In 1981, the supply-siders commandeered the Reagan Presidency and employed their Voodoo economics, as Bush senior had called it in 1980. He was saying that tax cuts would not increase government revenues. As you can see on the graph above (get it on your smartphone app info), the Voodoo failed just as Bush predicted, and the supply-siders turned a 32-year winning streak into a debt disaster that continues to this day. For 20 years, under Reagan and the Bushes, the national debt increased compared to GDP every single year. In most other years it decreased. Twenty years in a row can't be just an accident, but to understand you need to learn the voodoo strategy.(Why graph Debt / GDP ?)

What's causing today's huge deficits? Deficit basics. Top 4 deficit causes.

Bush senior fought against supply-side debt, so the Republicans didn't support him and he lost to Clinton, who put an end to supply-side economics. G. W. Bush brought it back full strength, with V.P. Cheney saying "Reagan proved deficits don't matter." Currently supply-siders are in full control of the Republican party.

What about Obama? Notice how the debt accelerated during Bush's last two budget years. Obama's debt is a continuation of that trend and neither Bush nor Obama are directly responsible for that acceleration. It happened because of the recession. Bush set the all-time record by increasing the debt by $1.1 trillion in 100 days between July 30 and Nov 9, 2008—but that had little to do with his choices. "
http://zfacts.com/p/318.html

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