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
Aunt Bettie Lou

Orlando, FL

#933048 Jun 26, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
There is an awful lot of misinformation and untruth out there about the legacy of the two major political parties and the civil rights movement. Conservatives often like to use slight of hand, insisting that because the early Republican party was stronger in support of civil rights, this means that conservatives have the moral high ground. This is totally untrue.
Republicans – Moderate and Liberal Republicans supported civil rights. The Republicans who supported civil rights in America were not conservatives of the same ilk as George W. Bush, Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck. They were liberals and moderates, people like former Rhode Island senator Lincoln Chaffee and former senator governor Nelson Rockefeller.
Conservative Democrats opposed civil rights. The Democrats opposed to the civil rights movement weren’t Democrats with the center-left ideology of Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. They were, in fact, conservatives – especially from the south – with far more in common with Limbaugh, Beck, etc. than any modern mainstream Democrat. When people say that someone like notorious segregationist Bull Connor was a Democrat, they are technically right on the party label, but when it comes to ideology Connor and the rest of those opposed to racial integration were conservatives.
Read more: http://www.addictinginfo.org/history-democrat...
Southern racist Democrats opposed civil rights in every shape and form and at every turn.

That's all there is to say about that.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#933049 Jun 26, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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The Conservative Fantasy History of Civil Rights
The civil rights movement, once a controversial left-wing fringe, has grown deeply embedded into the fabric of our national story. This is a salutary development, but a problematic one for conservatives, who are the direct political descendants of (and, in the case of some of the older members of the movement, the exact same people as) the strident opponents of the civil rights movement. It has thus become necessary for conservatives to craft an alternative story, one that absolves their own ideology of any guilt. The right has dutifully set itself to its task, circulating its convoluted version of history, honing it to the point where it can be repeated by any defensive College Republican in his dorm room.
http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2012/05/...
An Ultra Leftist writing an Ultra-Left propaganda piece inside of an Ultra-Left Wing Media Spigot and you get all titillated to pieces. Wet your pants, girly.

I'm happy for you but not for your laundress.
LCN Llin

United States

#933050 Jun 26, 2013
The Rolling Stones wrapped the U.S. leg of its 50 and Counting tour Monday in Washington D.C., concluding without any special guests this time, although Lenny Kravitz was in the house and went backstage for a visit with guitarist Ron Wood.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#933051 Jun 26, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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Hmmm. You do realize that we are talking about plant life don't you? Sure, new plants will probably grow in different places just as they did when the railroad went through but it will be a subtle difference. Solar panels will take the place of the plants now holding the dust and silt in place. IMO, it's a good trade-off to become less reliant on fossil fuels.
Actually, the plants will not grow and the soil will blow.

But the larger point is that extremely large areas of the landscape are defaced.

But, tell the truth. You think the desert is worthless.

PS: Houses with solar panels on the roof look like shit. Solar panels look like shit.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#933052 Jun 26, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Hmmm. You do realize that we are talking about plant life don't you? Sure, new plants will probably grow in different places just as they did when the railroad went through but it will be a subtle difference. Solar panels will take the place of the plants now holding the dust and silt in place. IMO, it's a good trade-off to become less reliant on fossil fuels.
Lots of animal life as well, which your solar farms will kill, some to extinction.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#933054 Jun 26, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
The Rolling Stones wrapped the U.S. leg of its 50 and Counting tour Monday in Washington D.C., concluding without any special guests this time, although Lenny Kravitz was in the house and went backstage for a visit with guitarist Ron Wood.
I saw the Rolling Stones at the Wells Fargo Center in Philly and they're still tops! Rock&Roll Forever!

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#933055 Jun 26, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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That's my request to you. Please don't say FOXbots. It's getting old and stale - and shallow.
Fer shame! Are you actually demanding something fresh from the resident Topix Wu Mao Dang?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#933056 Jun 26, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Hmmm. You do realize that we are talking about plant life don't you? Sure, new plants will probably grow in different places just as they did when the railroad went through but it will be a subtle difference. Solar panels will take the place of the plants now holding the dust and silt in place. IMO, it's a good trade-off to become less reliant on fossil fuels.
Solar power is viable only in the Southwest. Power supply for Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Phoenix, not much else.

What about the rest of the country, nights, cloudy days, etc.?
Aunt Bettie Lou

Orlando, FL

#933057 Jun 26, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
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nobama is doing the Zimmerman trial.
Carol went with listening to the Jury.
IRS went nowhere
The IRS has just begun. They are still questioning as many people as possible behind the scenes. The evidence will be presented eventually.

They need to gather enough damning evidence to point to the White House.

It has gone nowhere. Trust me. At least 41 lawsuits against the federal government is about to hit the fan.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#933058 Jun 26, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Actually, the plants will not grow and the soil will blow.
But the larger point is that extremely large areas of the landscape are defaced.
But, tell the truth. You think the desert is worthless.
PS: Houses with solar panels on the roof look like shit. Solar panels look like shit.
You are NOT an environmental scientist. The leading cause of desert habitat destruction is air and water pollution, smog! from our coal-fired power plants , auto and truck exhaust fumes, and the process of hydraulic fracturing ,fracking, for natural gas .
LCN Llin

United States

#933059 Jun 26, 2013
The Federal Reserve is becoming concerned that the recent spike in interest rates could disrupt the rebound in the housing market and force the central bank to delay plans to scale back its multibillion-dollar economic stimulus.
Aunt Bettie Lou

Orlando, FL

#933060 Jun 26, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Paula Deen should have testified like an Obamabot...just say "I don't recall", or "to the best of my knowledge"...or just take the Fifth.
Did you use the n-word?..."I don't recall."
Ironically, Deen apparently supported Obama.

So, you're right, she should have done what all of his supporters do. She probably would have gotten another book deal or a raise.
Aunt Bettie Lou

Orlando, FL

#933061 Jun 26, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
Fer shame! Are you actually demanding something fresh from the resident Topix Wu Mao Dang?
Don't think he has another record. Or else his needle is stuck.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#933062 Jun 26, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
When George W. Bush took office on Jan. 20, 2001, the S&P 500 stock market index stood at $1,342.54.
The day he left office, it was $805.22, a drop of 40 percent
The S&P index is not denominated in dollars.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#933064 Jun 26, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
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Truth will out!
Republican Malarky was rejected by voters in 2012
Thanks Joe Biden
Republicans won the House in 2012.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#933066 Jun 26, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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Don't think he has another record. Or else his needle is stuck.
sonic is a firm believer in being consistent.

He'll stick to his guns even when they're out of caps or water.
Aunt Bettie Lou

Orlando, FL

#933067 Jun 26, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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Maybe more like slither under.
That too.

Do you think this nightmare will ever end or has Obama made sure it's just beginning?

Three and a half years seems like an eternity with all the unknowns ahead. Not to mention the unknowns from foreign hostilities - jihadists but also China and Russia.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#933068 Jun 26, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>You are NOT an environmental scientist. The leading cause of desert habitat destruction is air and water pollution, smog! from our coal-fired power plants , auto and truck exhaust fumes, and the process of hydraulic fracturing ,fracking, for natural gas .
BS

Ever been out in the middle of the Mohave or Sonoran desert?

Very little air pollution, mostly natural. Very few cars, fewer trucks, no fracking.

Just nothing except your ugly solar panels.

And the transmission lines that go with them.

Better to bulldoze urban slums and build solar farms (if there was enough sun and if the inmates don't steal the panels).
LCN Llin

United States

#933069 Jun 26, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>I saw the Rolling Stones at the Wells Fargo Center in Philly and they're still tops! Rock&Roll Forever!
Rockers are great

Paul McCartney turned 71 earlier this month, but he feels younger than that. The singer and greatest living songwriter told VH1 Radio that "I do do a bit of exercise but it's not like heavy work out. I'm vegetarian, I don't know, that might have something to do with it. So I feel pretty good in myself, I really don't know if that's to do with it."

Exercise and meat-free living aside, he chalked up his feelin' good to his wife, Nancy. "I have romance in my life, I think that's a lot to do with it," he said. "That's a good thing, a good woman. I feel really good. I feel very fit. I don't know why particularly, but I just do."

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#933070 Jun 26, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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They fail to understand that their home solar panels may heat a little water, but are inconsequential in the global energy demand.
This reminds me of Liberalism's core power: emotion.

If the Magic Negro can get them all enraged with altruistic Fairy Tales then rational thought gets tossed out the window and they all hit the streets singing We Shall Overcome.

And trash the Mojave.

The power of an ignorant, raging animal is far more beneficial to the Boy Messiah than the intellect of rational millions.

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