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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Aunt Bettie Lou

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<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.
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sonicfilter wrote:
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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

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Bernard Forand wrote:
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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.
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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…
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John Galt wrote:
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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.

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sonicfilter wrote:
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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.
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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!

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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.
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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!

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Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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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?
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sonicfilter wrote:
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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.

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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.
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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.
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shinningelectr0n wrote:
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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.
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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?
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John Galt wrote:
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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.
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<quoted text> Obviously not. Go and read the speech. You won't because it will upset your apple cart.
His apple cart is full of rotten apples. Funny how he's so protective of not upsetting it.
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Whatever wrote:
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Isarel is not in this battle between Russia and US-fool.
However, if the US does not straighten up their act soon. Russia will have a new ally in the Middle East.
Oh! wow. And here I thought they were neighbors.

I guess you a different kind of map the rest of us don't

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Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! Yes, they don't count!
The Espionage Act is a law from 1917 that was intended to criminalize individuals who engaged in spying, not leakers or whistleblowers. And she can't count. Further more she forgot Snowden.
Here are the other 7:
NSA whistleblower Thomas Drake was charged under the law in April 2010 for retaining classified information on secret surveillance programs. The government claimed it was for the purpose of disclosure.

For disclosing classified information on FBI wiretaps to a blogger, FBI translator named Shamai Leibowitz was charged under the Espionage Act.

Pfc. Bradley Manning was charged with multiple violations of the Espionage Act in July 2010 after disclosing US government information to WikiLeaks.

Stephen Kim, a former State Department contractor, was charged in August 2010 for revealing classified information on North Korea to Fox News reporter James Rosen.(Rosen was labeled an “aider, abettor and co-conspirator” in the leak.)

In December 2010, a former CIA officer, Jeffrey Sterling, was charged under the Espionage Act after he communicated with New York Times reporter James Risen about Iran’s nuclear program in the 1990s.(The Obama Justice Department has fought in the courts to have a judge require Risen to testify against Sterling.)

John Kiriakou, a former CIA officer, was charged under the Espionage Act in January 2012 after he shared information related to a rendition operation with reporter Matthew Cole.

A much lesser-known individual, James Hitselberger, a former Navy linguist, was charged with violating the Espionage Act for providing classified documents to the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.

And now Snowden. More than likely O'bama will try to charge as many Americans as he can. The Leaker in Chief.

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