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
Bernard Forand

Fort Myers, FL

#931222 Jun 24, 2013
Eyes Wide Shut wrote:
Infowars? Alex Jones? "Zionist shill" Alex Jones?
Alex Jones supports Zionist israel
Watch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =RNseMDToKdkXX
"Two sides of the same coin".

What’s religion have to do with it ! Crutches for rent.…. Alleluia! Messiah ! Really ? Poor Christians denied. What a bunch of bunk.
Zealots, Zionist two birds of the same feather. Truth is bias for religions’ is taught at an early age as the Taliban have and are demonstrating, as the Christians were infamous for. Only in the last century, have they lost that title to the Islamic. Yet there are still in there punching it out… Problem with both of them; is their lack of facts.
Notice how religions put the burden of proof for their fables, myths and folk lore on others to prove it is true. Over 6,500 years of their mystical ideologies no proof or fact can they muster forth for their gods that created the evil they claim to be in opposition. Odd at times the same gods are claimed by the warring factors for some political declaration. Warring for peace is as much a paradox as balling for virginity. Warring for an all powerful god is a paradox. For which breath did Hitler breath that god was not aware of? Hitler had purpose; for this almighty god to demonstrate? Then in the next breath they boast of our free will! Note “Free Will” is never mentioned in bibles. Little wonder, that existence emulates confusion of reason and rationality, as so ordained.
All religions hold their Zionist universal soldiers. They have discovered that they hate not only their enemies but everyone who does not share their hatred, and they want to fight and force others to fight. They turn their churches into recruiting stations and their vestries into munitions workshop.
They persecute with their profession of horrors, at the blunt utterance of their own opinions. Behind the scenes, anyone with any genuine religious sensibility finds these atrocities revolting, BUT the thing is done. Governing classes have made it so , only the law against blasphemy is not applied to themselves and strongly approve of said persecutions. Enabling them to represent their own privileges as the religion of their herd.
Therefore martyrs of all times and their persecutors remain subject to the same ideology. Fate impressed upon them, by their minority Zionist. No sense of common value for humanity. Amusing themselves with killings. Making any silly-clever gentleman or messiah, as one to be idolized. Such are the idols that are imposed upon the various herds.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#931223 Jun 24, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
<quoted text>
US News Money
James Pethokoukis
Bush was as unlucky as his immediate predecessor, Bill Clinton, was lucky. Clinton inherited an economy that was revamped and re-energized in the 1980s that had been growing for seven-straight quarters when he took office in 1993 and he benefited tremendously from the the Internet revolution and left office just months before a recession began and America was hit by the worst terrorist attack in human history.
Then there was the Federal Reserve chairman. While Alan Greenspan played the economy like harp during the Clinton years, "The Maestro" hit a series of bum notes during the Bush years - especially his decision to keep interest rates too low for too long.
Even so, there was 52 straight months of job growth and worker productivity - the most important long-term indicator of the core health and competitiveness of an economy - had risen at a really impressive 2.6 annual rate during the Bush years vs. 2.0 percent for Clinton and 1.6 percent for Reagan.(That fact from the Wall Street Journal.)
The World Economic Forum says the U.S. had the most competitive economy in the world. The economic rebound after the pro-growth 2003 tax cuts was no mirage.
By 2004, the surplus of 2000 had turned into a budget deficit of about 4% of nominal GDP but the bold fiscal response to the 2001 recession hastened the recovery and, by 2007, the deficit had declined to 1% of GDP. There would have been a small surplus in 2007 had it not been for the $200 billion tab for the commitments in the Middle East and the aid to the New Orleans area from Hurricane Katrina.
Bush certainly didn't change America's long-term fiscal situation by fixing Social Security or Medicare, and the drug benefit materially worsened it, but Bush tried solving the Social Security mess but failed. Nor did he push fundamental tax reform such as moving toward a flat or consumption tax.
The real average hourly wage for workers as calculated by the Labor Department was just 1% more than it was at the end of 2000; yet, many economists, including those at the Fed, think the government had been overestimating inflation by nearly a full percentage point and, if true, workers actually saw wages rise by about 10% over the decade without even tweaking the inflation data of combined wages, salaries and benefits.
Bottom line: Bush's successes were destined to be overshadowed by the imploding housing and credit bubbles. They were the economic equivalents of IEDs and they blew up at the end of his second term. The causes? Everything from Fed monetary policy to government housing policy to cultural dysfunction on Wall Street and Main Street. But as teenagers like to say, "Too bad, so sad." Bush was president and Big Media had declared its summary judgment: Failure.
http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/capital-c...
(Pethokoukis has written for many publications including USNews & World Report, The New York Times, The Weekly Standard, Commentary, USA Today and Investor's Business Daily. Pethokoukis is also an official CNBC contributor and has appeared numerous times on MSNBC, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, The McLaughlin Group, CNN, and Nightly Business Report on PBS.)
Bush On Jobs: The Worst Track Record On Record

http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2009/01/09/bus...

(That fact from the Wall Street Journal.)

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#931224 Jun 24, 2013
Whatever wrote:
Just looking through market watch articles.
Is there anywhere for the money to go? Everything appears in a slump.
Headed for another world recession?
Consumer international stocks will be fair the best-like Kraft (now on the Nasdaq), Mondelez, Altria, Phillip Morris International-and all pay a dividend.
Aunt Bettie Lou

Orlando, FL

#931225 Jun 24, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Man, we were right there, so close. And then Bush came along. Argh!
Bush's successes were overshadowed by the imploding housing and credit bubbles. The causes? Everything from Fed monetary policy to government housing policy to cultural dysfunction on Wall Street and Main Street. But Bush was president and the propaganda media declared its summary judgment: Failure.

You just go along with whatever you're told not to believe. Bush's successes were overshadowed by the liberal media who didn't want you to believe it.

And, like a good liberal, you didn't.
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#931226 Jun 24, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
Bush On Jobs: The Worst Track Record On Record
http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2009/01/09/bus...
(That fact from the Wall Street Journal.)
You idiot still breastfeeding on Bush, sucking Dick Cheney while the country slides into an abyss and goes to hell. LMFAO..."We consider this a wonderful teaching opportunity to remind people that the IRS is the gestapo enforcement agency of Obamacare..

It's the culture...
Aunt Bettie Lou

Orlando, FL

#931227 Jun 24, 2013
Bernard Forand wrote:
<quoted text>
Another one that can’t read. Symptom of demented soul. Cursed to the abysses of lost souls..
Tea is being poured down the drain Party. Come one come all and join in the party.
Chasm widens. Will this give birth to the Progressive Grand Old Party?
Senator Ted Cruz {R Tea Party} from Texas has launched his desires for the 2016 presidenticy as has Marco Rubio {R Tea Party} of Florida.
Cruz has revealed as he says “ A dirty little secret, republicans {traditionalist} would like very much to cast a symbolic vote against raising the debt ceiling and nonetheless to allow our democrat friends on the left side of the aisle to raise the debt ceiling.”
Mike Lee {R Tea Party} and Ted Cruz prefer the hostage/ransom method to block any progress of the Congress. John McCain {R Traditional} disagrees as this will inflame the scenario of an up and down vote by the democrats. Who will then expand that to all Key issues.
Democrats begin to set the stage. Complaining of how the republicans are blocking or delaying confirmation of top White House nominees. Including Federal Judges. Accusing a small group are abusing their powers to block actions for our Congress to proceed with the governing of our Nation.
If Democrats weren't lying power hungry party loyalists who blame everything and everyone but themselves, your post might have been a bit more worthwhile.
Bernard Forand

Fort Myers, FL

#931228 Jun 24, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
Screw all this BS. I just want to know if the White House Tours are safe and if I can ride along with the Obama's on their $100 Million African Vacation.

Ah another one that can’t read. Its all about the chasm laddie;
Truth is, You have received discourse that you fail to answerer other than accusing one of this or that and no substance as to the issue. Exhibiting the symptoms of a projectionist.{Intoxicated Teabaggers}
Tea Party validate their vindictive policies with various hyper false red herrings. Example; IRS issue has always been used by all administrations dating back to F.D.R. Only difference with the Obama administration is that it started from the bottom up, as all others started from top down. Another red herring is Benghazi, and if you will remember Libya, lack of security issues. Considering it was the Tea Party leading with the Hue and Cry to deny Obama’s request for additional funds to increase security to our embassies’, right after the Libyan War. Now they PROJECT their errors onto the Executive branch. Using this to validate their need to hold Congress and the Nation into another Hostage/Ransom, Our Way or The Highway scenarios. Refusing any conferences that promotes a budget. Accusing democrats of over reach and obfuscation.??? Hmmm Paradox leadership.. Tea promotes Emperor ideologies.
Gazing at some of these comments I see people stating thoughts that they can not defend. Just what the Truth is, You can’t say anymore, nevermore…
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#931229 Jun 24, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Just like an old-fashioned record player where the needle hits a scratch and keeps repeating the same groove.
And yet, so historically accurate, true and factual.

You must hate history.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#931230 Jun 24, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
a true whistleblower reports a crime for the sake of us all.
Snowden Says He Took Job With Contractor To Collect Evidence Of NSA Programs
http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/s...
he's got a personal agenda that has nothing to do with what's best for us all.
I am not one of you 'us all' people. You are the O'bama butt lickers. I would never want to be included with 'you all'. Thank you. Speak for yourself.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#931231 Jun 24, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
The truth behind their lies
"OBAMA" WHISTLE BLOWERS:
1. John Kiriakou - Sentenced to 30 months in prison after pleading guilty to disclosing the name of a covert CIA officer to a member of the media.
Typical Bush/Cheney move. No surprise that cons would think he did nothing wrong.
2. Stephen Jin-Woo Kim, the Defense Department employee who allegedly leaked classified information to Fox News reporter James Rosen.
Cons will give a free ride to anyone associated with "Fox News"
3. Bradley Manning - Passed hundreds of thousands of classified documents to Wikileaks.
Even cons were upset over that one.
4. Shamai Leibowitz who as a contract linguist for the FBI, leaked transcripts of wiretaps of the Israeli embassy to blogger Richard Silverstein, because he feared that Israel was about to launch an attack on the Iranian nuclear program.
WHISTLE BLOWERS UNDER BUSH:
1. Jeffery Sterling, a CIA employee who was indicted under the Espionage Act for allegedly leaking information about the Agency's efforts against Iran's nuclear program, to James Risen between 2002 and 2004.
"Between 2002 and 2004 the U.S. federal government intercepted several interstate emails to and from Sterling, which were "(...) routed through a server located in the Eastern District of Virginia (...)". The authorities also traced telephone calls between Sterling and - according to a senior government official[1]- the journalist and book author James Risen. In the intercepted communications Sterling allegedly revealed national defense information to an unauthorized person."
2. Thomas Drake - A former senior NSA official, Thomas Drake was accused, in 2007, of leaking classified information on NSA waste and mismanagement, related to the Trailblazer program, to The Baltimore Sun.
3. Lawrence Franklin - A Pentagon official who was arrested in 2005 for leaking classified information about the US' Iran policy to members of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).
http://www.mediaite.com/online/traitors-or-he...
lol! Yes, they don't count!

“Amor patriae.”

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#931232 Jun 24, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Flack says we invaded Iraq because he was sending money to the families of the suicide bombers.
Unfortunately for Flacktard we were attacked on 9-11 by Al Qaeda.
Sadam made payments to suicide bombers who were Palestinian fighting against Israel.
Here is when we get to add to the list of countries/territories that attacked us on 9-11, Palestine.
Hey stupid, it wasn't a country or a territory that attacked us, it was an ideology. It's either naive or pitifully partisan how you differentiate Islamic terrorists depending on the victims they blow up.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#931233 Jun 24, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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With more than 1 million immigrants from the former Soviet Union living in Israel, we should not be surprised that zionists have chosen to stand with Russia rather than the United States. Especially after Putin "congratulated Netanyahu on forming his new government."
http://www.timesofisrael.com/putin-extends-of...
Some things just don't change!

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#931234 Jun 24, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
<quoted text>
Bush's successes were overshadowed by the imploding housing and credit bubbles. The causes? Everything from Fed monetary policy to government housing policy to cultural dysfunction on Wall Street and Main Street. But Bush was president and the propaganda media declared its summary judgment: Failure.
You just go along with whatever you're told not to believe. Bush's successes were overshadowed by the liberal media who didn't want you to believe it.
And, like a good liberal, you didn't.
Liberal?

I thought the Tenzing is always crying about his being a Libertarian. Maybe he's just been misspelling "Liberal", eh?
Aunt Bettie Lou

Orlando, FL

#931235 Jun 24, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
Bush On Jobs: The Worst Track Record On Record
http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2009/01/09/bus...
(That fact from the Wall Street Journal.)
Well, that's just a ridiculous comparison.

Clinton had the dot.com bubble that eventually burst just in time for his exit and a Republican congress who stabilized the budget even though Clinton was smart enough to go along with them.

Bush not only had 9/11 temporarily disrupting job growth but, by the end of his term, had the housing market collapse also which would obviously affect the overall job growth percentage number.

He isn't to blame for either crises. So those numbers of comparison have no comparison to other presidents who didn't have a 9/11 or a housing market collapse on their watch.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#931236 Jun 24, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Leon Panetta did not purposefully leak information. He didn't run to the foreign press & cut some sort of deal.
He should have waited for the books to be published first.
It was a prepared speech. You liberals are the dumbest of the dumb. Of course Panetta cut some sort of deal-It's only a good leak if the O'bama administration thinks if helps them. This administration leaks all over the place or is that pisses?

Former CIA Director Leon Panetta revealed the name of the Navy SEAL unit that carried out the Osama bin Laden raid and named the unit’s ground commander at a 2011 ceremony attended by “Zero Dark Thirty” filmmaker Mark Boal.

Panetta also discussed classified information designated as “top secret” and “secret” during his presentation at the awards ceremony, according to a draft Pentagon inspector general’s report published Wednesday by the Project on Government Oversight.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#931237 Jun 24, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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What I found really funny about Betty's post was her assertion that Bush got "the economy up and running again after 9/1l". LMAO
bettie has a warped sense of reality.
Aunt Bettie Lou

Orlando, FL

#931238 Jun 24, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
Liberal?
I thought the Tenzing is always crying about his being a Libertarian. Maybe he's just been misspelling "Liberal", eh?
Liberaltarian. Not really a libertarian and not really a liberal. Just has an irrational hatred towards conservatives.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#931239 Jun 24, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>I am not one of you 'us all' people. You are the O'bama butt lickers. I would never want to be included with 'you all'. Thank you. Speak for yourself.
so how did that when you were a Bush butt-licker?
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#931240 Jun 24, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Virtually every high school football player in America is obese by government standards, despite being the most physically fit kids in school.
The geek who does nothing but play video games, but doesn't eat much and can't lift a brick, is the bureaucratic ideal specimen of fitness.
Who says football players are the most physically fit?

That's s new one.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#931241 Jun 24, 2013
that work

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