Barack Obama, our next President

Full story: Hampton Roads Daily Press

"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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Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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She lied and is also grossly incompetent. She DID get the requests for more security in Libya - which has been proven - and she DID deny ever having seen them. That's her friggin' job to see requests for help from an embassy and protect it!
That whole debacle makes me extremely angry.
We STILL have no answers whatsoever as to why this happened and who is responsible. This president ALWAYS promises answers but NEVER delivers.
Good thing bushie boys incursion into iraq doesn't get you upset.

In fact, it's nice of you to be so accepting of that decision.
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Horseshit, I heard him on the 12th or 13th describe it as an "act of terror".
By "loop" you must be referring to the O'Reilly "Spin 'til they puke" Zone.
No. Obama spoke generically about "acts of terror", but did not specifically call Benghazi an act of terror. This was clearly intentional, to give him deniability either way.
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Depopulating An Entire Region Of Our Country

It was demonstrated that both the US government and the Chinese government are engaged in an Agenda 21 motivated plot to relocate rural and suburban residents to more densely populated urban centers to live in overcrowded conditions where a person’s every movement and every activity is monitored. The previously described policies are proving effective in moving populations into densely populated urban centers in accordance with Agenda 21 policy. However, the process is not as speedy as the globalists had hoped. The global elite needed a game changing event in the United States. In order to speed things up, the elite bankers at Goldman Sachs masterminded the Gulf oil spill to this end...

Read More: http://www.thecommonsenseshow.com/2013/06/21/...

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<quoted text>What are they gonna tell their constituents? Put me back in office because I did nothing?
Same thing Democratic Senators are going to tell their's about their go-nowhere universal background check bill.
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<quoted text>It's not just morals, it's whatever agenda they want to push.
Oh, you mean like pushing a major piece of legislation that got passed by a strict partisan vote and 60% of Americans were against?

That kind of agenda?

Do you mean the "train wreck that's coming" kind of agenda?

“Come Home America!”

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What eludes them is Bush "inherited" a recession after the dot-com bubble burst. The same dot-com bubble Clinton capitalized on and, luckily, was able to exit the stage before it went boom.
So Bush basically got stuck with the dot-com crash and 9/11 right after Clinton said, "Exit stage right!" like Snagglepuss.
You like to lie about history to fit your own lies. When Clinton transferred the Presidency over to Bush43 in 2001 the government budget had a surplus and the country was enjoying better economic growth and prosperity then it has ever had since the 1960's.
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Yes, skippy the LEFT has been posting anti-Bush section of the article without acknowledging Clinton and others listed too.
Son we KNOW Clinton signed GLB. It's a fact. It's historical.

The funny part is cons just don't accept any responsibility in the destruction process, especially with the repeal of Glass-Steagal. Or the the fact it was capitalism that screwed the pooch on this.
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<quoted text>So, you would have let the big banks fail , big corporations fail , let the country fall into a Great Depression and then do nothing but hope and pray 'someone' will come to save the day?
Once again, a false assumption that failure of a large bank or large corporation would create a depression.

If GM had declared bankruptcy in the normal manner, the company would likely have reorganized under new management and continued operations. If not, there were plenty of other automakers with the capacity to meet the demand for automobiles (except perhaps those who prefer crummy, overpriced cars).
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Now include Clinton and others also listed in the article and you will have a balanced viewpoint.
lol! Son, you really are restrictive in your views.

Too bad your politics keeps you blind.

But hey! It's your choice after all.
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<quoted text> I thought I saw Homer digging a hole in his back yard yesterday!
Homer is old enough to have access to his 401k so he can bury it?

You sure he wasn't burying his jar of pennies?

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John Galt wrote:
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Interesting that the type of government regulations supported by Jean from Queens are aimed at excluding minorities from white neighborhoods, or at least restricting their access.
I support the Fair Housing and Civil Right Act of 1968 unlike you and the 'fetchalmighty' kvetch moron. http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD
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<quoted text>You failed to read the entire link to Park Ridge or you really lied about knowing the town. The town did have a industrial/ retail base with its traditional brick-making business as a core industry to the town's development. And now you're telling me that you oppose U S Constitution civil right equal housing laws . A pewrson ought to have a right to live wherever he damn well pleases and not be forced by the prejudice or racism of others to live someplace else.
Really?

What about the rights of the citizens of a town to decide that they don't want low-income subsidized housing?

There is no Constitutional right to equal housing.
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Sorry, you are frequently confused and not a good source to be advising anyone
Well, I give you credit for trying to move up the intelligence scale son.

Too bad you're still out of your league.
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Three-quarters of the states 'elected representatives in the U.S. Congress' must ratify any proposed Constitutional amendment.
Wrong.

The legislatures of three-fourths of the states must ratify any amendment.
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The Constitutional Accountability Center on Tuesday condemned the Supreme Court's striking of Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, which the think tank said prevents Congress from exercising its rightful power to stop the practice of racial discrimination in voting.

"Today is a sad day for all Americans who care about protection of one our most fundamental rights, the right to vote," said David Gans, the center's civil rights director, in a press release. "In striking down a core provision of the Voting Rights Act, the Court flouts the text and history of the Fifteenth Amendment, which expressly give to Congress broad powers to prevent and deter all forms of racial discrimination in voting.

"As Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg explained in a powerful dissent," he continued. "Congress properly used these broad constitutional powers to prevent current and ongoing racial discrimination in voting concentrated in the covered jurisdictions.

"Justice Ginsburg further explained that Congress was not required to update the coverage formula, because the Voting Rights Act's 15,000-page record in 2006 shows that pre-clearance continues to cover the jurisdictions with the worst record of voting discrimination."

http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/c...
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<quoted text>It's amazing how your source doesn't contain your quote.
That's because you're apparently legally blind.

Did the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Lead to Risky Lending?

Sumit Agarwal, Efraim Benmelech, Nittai Bergman, Amit Seru

NBER Working Paper No. 18609
Issued in December 2012
NBER Program(s): AP CF

Yes, it did. We use exogenous variation in banks’ incentives to conform to the standards of the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) around regulatory exam dates to trace out the effect of the CRA on lending activity. Our empirical strategy compares lending behavior of banks undergoing CRA exams within a given census tract in a given month to the behavior of banks operating in the same census tract-month that do not face these exams. We find that adherence to the act led to riskier lending by banks: in the six quarters surrounding the CRA exams lending is elevated on average by about 5 percent every quarter and loans in these quarters default by about 15 percent more often. These patterns are accentuated in CRA-eligible census tracts and are concentrated among large banks. The effects are strongest during the time period when the market for private securitization was booming.

http://www.nber.org/papers/w18609

The CRA and the revamping of it during the Clinton years is the Democrats' baby.

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The hypocrisy of the left; the transformation from 'child', protected under the law, to 'intrusive organism', occurs at the whim of a mother.
Yes, its her body therefore her choice.

I know how much you Republicans hate letting individuals make their own choices and take responsibility for the consequences of those choices but that's just how a free society's supposed to work.

Having the government make all your personal decisions is not "less government".
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Bush handed money to oil companies trough subsidies aimed at that industry.
GE took advantage of the same tax ;law as all corporations face.
Yes Bush abandoned Afghanistan.
You are a liar and post irresponsible statements only an imbecile would make.

Tell us how Bush "abandoned" Afghanistan, sleazeball. You can't, because you lie, and made one of your typical irresponsible statements.

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That was a dumb comparison.
Can cancer ever live separate of a host?
Can an unviable fetus?
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No. Obama spoke generically about "acts of terror", but did not specifically call Benghazi an act of terror. This was clearly intentional, to give him deniability either way.
It's like bushie not tying the attack on the US to his invasion of iraq.

But the only card that could save him was finding the wmd's, and he failed to do that.

So that lie blew up exponentially.

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