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
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Newington, CT

#932360 Jun 26, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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Exactly and that simple statement illustrates that their entire platform is a sham that can only be supported by lying and willful ignorance.
Sure thing Ditz. You don't think the Republicans can lie better than your Messiah, yours truly, do you?

Us far left fascist loons have the corrupt Lamestream Media on our side as well so we can lie without being challenged.

So how was your trip to the Moon? Did you see Elvis on the way, dingbat?
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Newington, CT

#932361 Jun 26, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
<quoted text>
Republican party is on display and American voters may not like what they see.
Sure thing Moonbat. I think this is more like reality, douchebag:

"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.

Read Latest Breaking News from Newsmax.com http://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/cnn-poll-oba...
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#932362 Jun 26, 2013
Buroc Millhouse Obama wrote:
Good morning my mindless Democrat robots and also a good morning to you non-libtards where are true Americans.
So Democrats, what lies & propaganda will you be posting today?
Remember, you can trust Buroc Millhouse Obama!
not the kind of lies & propaganda that some believed were true before our last election which lead to numerous Topix right wingers having to change their Topix name due to being embarrassed about telling the rest of us that they were believing FOX lies and propaganda.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#932363 Jun 26, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
<quoted text>
Republican party is on display and American voters may not like what they see.
may not?

right wing voter suppression efforts did nothing more than drive even more minority voters to the polls.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#932364 Jun 26, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
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You illustrate the point well, Medicare does drive costs. That's the main contributor to the high cost of care in this country. This half-in/half-out approach screws those in the middle, the ones not qualifying for Medicare/Medicaid and the indigent. Health care reform started with a single-payer option but Obama insisted Obamacare be "bi-partisan" (it didn't end up being that so what did he gain?) so single-payer was dropped when that was actually the most efficient alternative on the table. Privatizing health care was never on the table from either side, they both need the old folks vote so don't hold your breath on that one. Ironically, a market based solution to the obesity problem you brought up would likely be much more effective than any government attempt to regulate or educate the problem away. Having your obesity come out of your checking account every month would go further towards changing behavior than any PSA.
Anyway, good post.
Why just obesity and not other behavior that might affect medical costs?
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#932365 Jun 26, 2013
NJ raider 1 wrote:
<quoted text> The same damn thing Obama did when he took office. Use the CIA to track all who self proclaimed to be a part of 9/11. Not invade invade a sovereign nation that had nothing to do with it. Using your logic, we should've went to war with Pakistan because that's where we found bin Laden. That was Bush's premise for invading Afghanistan. This is where the smart president Barack understood we didn't need a full out invasion to kill bin Laden. That's what or special forces are for. Compared to the not so smart president Bush tried to use military might in a fill out invasion which accomplished nothing.
Suggestion-

You know those things they call libraries...those places Galt defines as repositories of "old information"?
If you walk into one of those...find one of them thar new fangled machines they call computers, complete with programs that let patrons search the shelves with a couple clicks of a mouse button...and type in a few relative to the subject keywords (like al qeada, afghanistan, bin_laden and 9/11)...you might find some very enlightening information.

Like that's exactly what the initial "battle back" plan was.

For example-

The United States Army in Afghanistan. Operation Enduring Freedom. Oct 2001-March 2002.

After the attacks on Americans in September 2001, the United States quickly uncovered clues as to the identity and organizational affiliation of the suicide terrorists who crashed planes into the World Trade Center towers and the Pentagon. However, knowing that al Qaeda was responsible for the attacks, and that al Qaeda was based primarily in Afghanistan, was one thing. How to attack it was another. Afghanistan is an immense, land-locked country approximately the size of Texas with a population of around 24 million.(See Map 1.) It is a land of massive mountain ranges and remote valleys in the north and east and near desert-like conditions on the plains to the south and west. Road and rail communications nets were minimal and in disrepair. The rough terrain had been one of the major obstacles the Soviet troops faced during their war, and it would provide challenges to any U.S. military effort.

The United States had attempted to attack the terrorists in Afghanistan before. In 1998 the Clinton administration had launched cruise missiles against known or suspected terrorist training camps after terrorists attacked several U.S. embassies.

This handful of cruise missiles, however, did little more than stir up the hornet's nest. Only troops on the ground would be able to locate and kill the terrorists. However, without sea or air lines of communications, the movement of large numbers of conventional troops to the area with the missions of seizing terrain or locating and killing terrorists seemed a nearly impossible task. Reflecting that assessment, both Taliban and al Qaeda leaders seemed smugly safe in their faraway mountain strongholds. Nevertheless, within a month of the September 11th attacks the U.S. Army had deployed forces to Central Asia to confront the terrorists on their own ground. One of the first of these units was the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) from Fort Campbell, Kentucky. The unique talents and skills of this Special Operations unit would be tapped to penetrate this terrorist redoubt and assist the Northern Alliance in overthrowing the Taliban and rooting out the al Qaeda.

http://www.history.army.mil/brochures/Afghani...

And just as a side note DUHpont-how is it your "o so smert current opotus admin" totally FAILED on even being able to recognize the blatant signs of TERRORISM in it's FACE-of big black flags waving in Benghazi AND red flags and whistles blowing of Chechnyan mujuhideens romping around Boston?????????? Didn't they learn Anything from history????

John Galt

Temecula, CA

#932367 Jun 26, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
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GOP want to restrict voting which turned out record voters in 2012.
People stayed in line for 6 to 8 hours.
Fund raising has begun.
Without a black candidate in 2016, black voting will be down.

That's why Hillary won't be the candidate.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#932368 Jun 26, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Great to see a fresh face in Congress.
A party apparatchik.
Creakkkkkkkkkk... creakkkkkkkkkkkk....

Bet that ketchup banning thing won't be quite as prominent now though lol.
LCN Llin

United States

#932369 Jun 26, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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not the kind of lies & propaganda that some believed were true before our last election which lead to numerous Topix right wingers having to change their Topix name due to being embarrassed about telling the rest of us that they were believing FOX lies and propaganda.
Supreme Court decision is a gift to both President Obama and the democratic base.

Have faith in the American people to see the justice in having a large voter turn out.

"Rock the vote."
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#932370 Jun 26, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Gutting Voting Rights: Supreme Court Gives Racist Republicans Just What They Wanted
The Voting Rights Act has been doing precisely what it was intended to do for nearly fifty years. It was reauthorized in 2006 with overwhelming support in congress (98-0 in the senate, 390-33 in the House) and signed by George W. Bush. For the Court to overturn the will of the people in this regard tags them as just the sort of activist jurists that right-wingers usually assail. The Act’s usefulness was demonstrated just last year when numerous localities tried, but failed, to implement voter suppression schemes.
http://www.newscorpse.com/ncWP/...
By that logic, you should support the Court upholding Prop 8.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#932371 Jun 26, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>"Representative Edward J. Markey, a Democrat who has toiled for almost 40 years in the House in both the majority and minority, won a promotion to the Senate on Tuesday in a victory over Gabriel Gomez, a Republican who has never served in elective office.
Mr. Markey, 66, replaces John Kerry, who stepped down earlier this year to become secretary of state, and he will provide a reliable vote for President Obama’s agenda, which seemed to be just what voters wanted." http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/26/us/massachu...
Ah...the soggy saga of more moss growing, for the next few months anyway lol.

CHRISTIE ET AL for POTUS 2013!

(Uncle Joe can hang around still and JEDIS are welcome too!)
LCN Llin

United States

#932372 Jun 26, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
may not?
right wing voter suppression efforts did nothing more than drive even more minority voters to the polls.
and white voters in droves who are tired of the one per cent GOP
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#932373 Jun 26, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
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reducing the early voting was an indication that the republicans feared american voters.
Early voting and other forms of absentee voting are loaded with fraud and jeopardize the electoral system.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#932374 Jun 26, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>Cory Booker will be New Jersey's next governor. Christie is running for President against Hillary in 2016. If Christie loses then he accepts Homeland Security Cabinet post in a President Hillary Clinton Cabinet.
Delusionate much?
Stoneman

Boise, ID

#932375 Jun 26, 2013
Wow!

We still have an economy in the tank, countries around the world are thumbing their noses at Lord Obama (they discovered he's a poser), Benghazi, IRS, NSA wiretapping-- now what is the Annointed One charging after?

GLOBAL WARMING! Yep, heard this morning he wants to start taxing the hell out of anything that emits carbon dioxide.

Two weeks ago we in Idaho were told that our electric rates are going up 12% because, among other things, the utilities bought expensive windmills that were subsidized by the federal gubbermint. Now that the feds are unable to continue subsidizing them, we're stuck with these windmills, which will never make electricity as economically as carbon fuels.

Oh yeah, we'll just absorb another Socialist/Democrat brain fart. Just like Obamacare, which we get to start paying for BIG TIME next year.

I wish there was a way to isolate the Socialist/Democrats so that THEY pay for their idiotic ideas. If they want socialized medicine, FINE! If they want to pay triple the amount for their electricity because of some myth about global warming, FINE! Just let the rest of us who haven't taken leave of our brains opt out.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#932376 Jun 26, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
The Texas anti-abortion bill, which threatened to close nearly all of the abortion clinics in the state and prompted an 11-hour filibuster by state Sen. Wendy Davis (D), is dead, The Austin American-Statesman reported.
Lawmakers had to vote on Senate Bill 5 before the special session's end at 12 a.m. local time. However, more than 400 protesters halted the proceedings 15 minutes before the roll call could be completed with what they called "a people's filibuster," The Associated Press reported.
The crowd of demonstrators in the capitol cried "Shame! Shame!" when Davis' filibuster was halted by Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, who ruled that her discussion of mandatory ultrasound testing was off-topic. Then the protesters roared after state Sen. Leticia Van De Putte asked, "At what point must a female senator raise her hand or her voice to be recognized over her male colleagues?”
Their cries continued to echo inside the chamber -- and over a livestream watched by thousands around the world -- until after the midnight deadline passed.
Although some Republican lawmakers later claimed the bill had passed in time, Democrats denied that the vote was completed before the clock ran out on the session.
A time stamp showing the vote completed after midnight was the deciding factor.“This will not become law,” Sen. John Whitmire (D), told The Austin American-Statesman.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/26/texa...
A violent street mob denies the will of the people.

If raising medical standards for abortion clinics results in their closing, so be it.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#932377 Jun 26, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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By that logic, you should support the Court upholding Prop 8.
by that logic....

This morning the Supreme Court issued a decision on the Voting Rights Act that struck down Section 4 which provided for constitutional reviews of voting practices in jurisdictions where there has been a history of discrimination. As might be expected, opinions began flying around as soon as the news hit the wires. Here are some of the views expressed by Republicans and other conservative figures:

Mitt Romney: Today, unelected judges cast aside the will of the people.
Rep. Roy Blunt (R-MO): Today, the decision of unelected judges to overturn the will of the people … demonstrates the lengths that unelected judges will go to substitute their own worldview for the wisdom of the American people.
Sen. Jeff Sessions: This ‘Washington-knows-best’ mentality is evident in all branches of government, but is especially troublesome in the judiciary, where unelected judges have twisted the words of our Constitution to advance their own political, economic, and social agendas.
Rep. Tom Feeney (R-FL): I’m appalled that unelected judges have irresponsibly decided to legislate from the bench and overturn the will of the people.
George W. Bush: This concept of a “living Constitution” gives unelected judges wide latitude in creating new laws and policies without accountability to the people.
Thomas Sowell: Unelected judges can cut the voters out of the loop and decree liberal dogma as the law of the land.
Laura Ingraham: We don’t want to be micromanaged by some unelected judge or some unelected bureaucrat on the international or national level.
Gov. Rick Perry:[The American people are] fed up with unelected judges.
Pat Robertson: We are under the tyranny of a nonelected oligarchy. Just think, five unelected men and women who serve for life can change the moral fabric of our nation and take away the protections which our elected legislators have wisely put in place.
Robert Bork: We are increasingly governed not by law or elected representatives but by an unelected, unrepresentative, unaccountable committee of lawyers applying no will but their own.
Sen. Orrin Hatch: A small minority and their judicial activist allies are seeking to usurp the will of the people … Ultimately, the American people, not unelected judges, should decide policy on critical social issues such as this one.
Glenn Beck: Even if you agree that the role of government is to take wealth from one to another, should it be the role of unelected judges and justices that do this?
Justice Antonin Scalia: Value-laden decisions such as that should be made by an entire society … not by nine unelected judges.

If you haven’t already figured it out, these are not responses to today’s decision on the Voting Rights Act. These opinions were expressed following other legal cases where the rulings were contrary to the wishes of these conservative hypocrites. If they had any intellectual integrity, they would be joining liberals who are disappointed with today’s ruling.

http://www.newscorpse.com/ncWP/...
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#932378 Jun 26, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Wrong, confused, undisciplined, directionless....
... it's a disaster in the making.
Edit- "disaster(S)"
And we've been watching them all unfold before our eyes for the past four years now...one mess after another.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#932379 Jun 26, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
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Scott Brown did not run.
Similar to the silence from the Bush family?
Scott Brown was smart to realize that the deck is stacked in Massachusetts in favor of one-party government.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#932380 Jun 26, 2013
IRSgate joins Solyndragate and Benghazigate in Fake Scandal Heaven

In addition to being a cosmic turd straight from Satan’s bunghole, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) is now just a laughing stock on Capitol Hill. If anyone anywhere takes this clown seriously in the future, we will be shocked. How has Issa managed to make himself an even bigger fool, the kind of ass that everyone, even small children, stop to point and laugh at? It all goes back to the IRS, and this non-scandal that Issa bet his entire reputation as Chair of the House Oversight & Government Reform Committee upon.

Salon hits the nail on the head:

Remember the IRS scandal? How the tax agency improperly singled out Tea Party groups for extra scrutiny in a nefarious political vendetta against conservatives because the agency is either inherently liberal or was acting on orders from the Democratic President? Remember how it cost even Mitt Romney the election?

Well, as it turns out, that whole scandal is entirely bogus. False. A fiction. The entire notion that the agency singled out groups with “Tea Party” in their name in simply wrong, we learn today, thanks to new documents revealed by the Associated Press. The documents, and confirmation from officials, show the IRS targeted groups with other keywords in their names, including “Progressive” and “Occupy.”

Hahahahahaha, suck it, Rep. Issa. And suck it all you teabagger crazies complaining about how much butthurt you went through while suffering from your goddam persecution complex. Turns out you are all a bunch of whiny babies who jumped the gun before all the facts were in, and now you look like completely incompetent political hacks who are better off crawling back to whatever cosmic bunghole you came from.

http://wonkette.com/520711/irsgate-joins-soly...

So now we can expect the wingnutosphere to shut up about IRSgate, right? You know, like they have about Benghazi and Bill Ayres and Solyndra and Jeremiah Wright and the birth certificate and…

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