Barack Obama, our next President

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“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#933939 Jun 27, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Wrong.
Much more than fine-tuning is required.
Border security must be achieved before any discussion of amnesty.
If you compromise on this issue, the only tax reform you will see (with millions of illegals voting) is higher taxes.
Once all the illegals get amnesty, they'll demand higher wages. At that point corporations will just import fresh illegals.

And anyone who thinks illegals are hiding in the shadows is an idiot.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#933940 Jun 27, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> That's just stupid. No doctor is going to complain about people on medicare wanting 'too many' physical appointments. Think! before you post next time.:-D
Not all doctors are from the NYC/Boca tribe.

Many care about their patients as much as the money.

But your NYC thought pattern is obvious.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#933941 Jun 27, 2013
leggy wrote:
is Oblamer still seeing Larry Sinclair on the side?
Did he break up with Reggie Love?
EXPERT

Redding, CA

#933942 Jun 27, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Let me end with another paradox about which I would have liked to hear Jenkins’s thoughts. He encourages us to look at historical events from the vantage point of the weaker party, and he tells us that we need to reincorporate the genocidal passages into our understanding and worship. That got me thinking about another biblical genocide—Noah’s flood. We are all familiar with pictures of the animals lining up two-by-two and parading into the ark; these plucky survivors have become a staple subject for greeting-card artists, songwriters, cartoonists, even environmentalists. What we are not used to thinking about is the fact that God Himself in this story is committing genocide, killing everyone in the world except for the members of a single family. It’s a horrifying tale but one that our culture treats as colorful and uplifting, a prelude to the first rainbow. I’ve never heard a sermon on it as an act of divine rage and apocalyptic destruction. Perhaps that just confirms Jenkins’ general point that we should be a lot more self-aware and self-critical when we think about our religion and a lot slower to condemn the violent tendencies in the religions of others.
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articl...
Why do you think Noah built the Ark?

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#933943 Jun 27, 2013
leggy wrote:
is Oblamer still seeing Larry Sinclair on the side?
Reggie love is his main squeeze. Nttawwt
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#933944 Jun 27, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Just like Democrats, go with the winner.
Well gee... I didn't realize cons believe Putin and Russia are winners.

So... why are you in my country of America?
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#933945 Jun 28, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
<quoted text>
Ghetto is not a Republican invention you dumbass.... Ghetto is a man made Democratic urban disaster you idiot.
It's the culture...

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#933946 Jun 28, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
Ecuador Scraps Trade Pact Over U.S.
Threats in Snowden Case
Ecuador, the South American nation considering an asylum request from fugitive U.S. intelligence leaker Edward Snowden, renounced its U.S. trade benefits today, saying they were being used as “blackmail.”
“Ecuador doesn’t accept pressure or threats from anyone and doesn’t barter its principles and sovereignty or submit to mercantile interests,” President Rafael Correa said today in a speech in the central province of Los Rios. What Snowden revealed “is a terrible case of massive espionage, both nationally and internationally that clearly threatens the right to intimacy and the sovereignty of states.”
The announcement comes a day after U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, the New Jersey Democrat who is chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said he would lead the effort to block renewal of trade preferences for Ecuador if it granted Snowden asylum. The Andean nation has been lobbying the U.S. congress to renew the preferences, known as ATPDEA, which are due to expire next month.
President Rafael Correa for President!

In other news,$30 billion more for border security, one agent every 1000 feet. That's some right-winger's idea of "less government".

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#933947 Jun 28, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Son, I don't need to pick on anyone... especially someone who claims to be honest but obviously isn't.
Besides, you do all the work for me... and the best part is I don't even ask for it.
Yep, easiest way to bury Carol is to hand her a shovel.

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#933948 Jun 28, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Actually, I was getting kind of attached to my old name. Just thought after it had been stolen, I wouldn't be able to register under the same name again.
Think I should try to change it back? Or not.
I value your opinion on things like this.
Lois Lane is better than Old Aunt Biddy.

Since: Apr 12

Kolkata, India

#933949 Jun 28, 2013
Obama has definitely failed to live upto the expectation. Feel very sorry for the poor state of affair.

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#933950 Jun 28, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
The Gulf of Tonkin incident (or the USS Maddox incident) is the name given to two separate confrontations involving North Vietnam and the United States in the waters of the Gulf of Tonkin. On August 2, 1964, the destroyer USS Maddox, while performing a signals intelligence patrol as part of DESOTO operations, engaged three North Vietnamese Navy torpedo boats of the 135th Torpedo Squadron. A sea battle resulted, in which the Maddox expended over two hundred and eighty 3-inch and 5-inch shells, and in which four USN F-8 Crusader jet fighter bombers strafed the torpedo boats. One US aircraft was damaged, one 14.5 mm round hit the destroyer, three North Vietnamese torpedo boats were damaged, and four North Vietnamese sailors were killed and six were wounded; there were no U.S. casualties.
The second Tonkin Gulf incident was originally claimed by the U.S. National Security Agency to have occurred on August 4, 1964, as another sea battle, but instead may have involved "Tonkin Ghosts" (false radar images) and not actual NVN torpedo boat attacks.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gulf_of_Tonkin_i...
You need to continue reading beyond the summary.
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#933951 Jun 28, 2013
tresorparis wrote:
Obama has definitely failed to live upto the expectation. Feel very sorry for the poor state of affair.
This is what I hear from people in Europe.
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#933952 Jun 28, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> That's just stupid. No doctor is going to complain about people on medicare wanting 'too many' physical appointments. Think! before you post next time.:-D
All of you Moonbats here just make shit up and say stuff without a clue, to protect your lowlife Messiah. Lying azzwholes.

Obamacare is not fixing things, it's making it worse, Johnny:

Survey: Doctors Dropping Out of Medicare

"A new survey of Texas doctors, conducted by the Texas Medical Association, indicates more Lone Star State physicians are severing all ties with the federal Medicare program, possibly as a reaction to anticipated cuts in physician payments."

This all happened before ObamaCare became law, but ObamaCare did not fix it, instead making the payment situation massively worse, especially for the seniors in the Medicare Advantage program, about five million of whom will be thrown off those plans,”

http://news.heartland.org/newspaper-article/s...
PDUPONT

Easthampton, MA

#933953 Jun 28, 2013
Buroc Millhouse Obama wrote:
<quoted text>
DUH-Pont is for expanding rights, while "his" government of "not all the people" used and uses the IRS and other government agencies to target and deny others their equal rights.
You, like Obama have lost your credibility. Even the NY Times acknowledged that:
"New York Times editorial board says administration has 'lost all credibility'"
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/06/ne...
You are an idiot.
So whose rights were violated dumbass? No one has a right to a 501(c)(4) status, you have to demonstrate that your organization fits the legal definition as a social welfare group and you are free to operate under that status while it's being determined. None of these so called "conservative " groups were denied .
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#933954 Jun 28, 2013
Get Ready for More GOP Race-Baiting

Forget creating a big tent. Some Republicans want their party to simply try to win more white votes.

....Republicans and the people they represent—that is, the sliver of people they care about representing—don’t want any outreach. They almost certainly won’t let a path to citizenship get through the House. And they’ll attack minorities in other ways, too. It’s been mostly civil-rights advocates who’ve denounced the Supreme Court’s Voting Rights Act decision, and one can obviously see why. But trust me, that decision, as Bloomberg’s Josh Green shrewdly noted the day it came down, is a “poisoned chalice” for the GOP.

Why? Just look at what’s already happened since the decision was announced—the party is launching voter-suppression drives in six of the nine freshly liberated states. All the states, of course, are down South. These drives might “work.” But they will attract an enormous amount of negative publicity, and they’ll probably induce massive backlashes and counter-movements. This effort will lead to even greater distrust of the GOP by people of color, and it will reinforce the captive Southern-ness of the party, making it even more Southern than it already is. And Republicans won’t stop, because they can’t stop. Race-baiting is their crack pipe.

And here’s the worst part of this story. If the House Republicans kill immigration reform, and Republican parties across the South double down to keep blacks from voting, then they really will need to jack up the white vote—and especially the old white vote—in a huge way to be competitive in 2016 and beyond. Well, they’re not going to do that by mailing out Lawrence Welk CDs. They’re going to run heavily divisive and racialized campaigns, worse than we’ve ever seen out of Nixon or anyone. Their only hope of victory will be to make a prophet of Trende—that is, reduce the Democrats’ share of the white vote to something in the mid- to low-30 percent range. That probably can’t happen, but there’s only one way it might. Run the most racially inflamed campaign imaginable.

That’s the near-term future we’re staring at. We can take satisfaction in the fact that it’s bad for them, but unfortunately, it’s not so good for the country.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/06...
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#933955 Jun 28, 2013
The New Right-Wing "ObamaCars" Conspiracy Theory Is Heinously Dumb

A new rumor is making the rounds—first on Breitbart, then Fox News and beyond—that the Senate's immigration reform bill contains a provision that could provide free, taxpayer-subsidized cars, scooters, motorcycles, Segways, hovercraft, and god knows what to young Americans. The supposed nationwide government-sponsored "ObamaCar" giveaway would happen during a 15-month period following passage of the legislation. America will grow weaker and poorer; our enemies, foreign and domestic, will be emboldened.

I've reached out to the White House for comment on the existence of the government's top-secret car-gifting plot, but have not yet received a response. Instead of allowing the Obama administration's silence to fuel any suspicions you may have about the Far-Reaching ObamaCar Conspiracy, here's a fleck of reassurance: There is absolutely nothing to this allegation. At all. You can add it to the long list of explosively wrong and heinously dumb conservative memes that have cropped up in the Obama era.

"An amendment by [Sen. Bernie] Sanders to the immigration bill would provide a youth jobs program that includes the possibility of transportation and child care services," PolitiFact notes. "That prompted conservative news outlets to make claims such as,'New Immigration bill has taxpayer subsidized Obamacars for youths'...There is no proof to support the idea that the program would include free car, motorcycle or scooter giveaways. In fact, that such a process would end up allowing car giveaways seems laughable."

And if PolitiFact's thorough takedown doesn't convince you, here's a fact-check courtesy of the office of Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)—a man who isn't exactly known for leaping to President Obama's defense:

MYTH: The new Hoeven-Corker Amendment creates a special program with taxpayer money to give free cars, motorcycles, or scooters to young people 15 months after the bill passes.

[...]

FACT: There are absolutely no cars, motorcycles, or scooters for young Americans in the immigration bill, and no taxpayer dollars will be used to fund the new jobs program for American youth.

So there you have it. If you buy the vehicle-giveaway story, you might as well believe that Marco Rubio chows down on $16 muffins while using his very own Obamaphone to mass-text Friends of Hamas while driving his brand new ObamaCar to work.

http://www.motherjones.com/mojo/2013/06/new-r...

Since: May 11

Chambersburg, PA

#933956 Jun 28, 2013
Waxman wrote:
<quoted text>
All of you Moonbats here just make shit up and say stuff without a clue, to protect your lowlife Messiah. Lying azzwholes.
Obamacare is not fixing things, it's making it worse, Johnny:
Survey: Doctors Dropping Out of Medicare
"A new survey of Texas doctors, conducted by the Texas Medical Association, indicates more Lone Star State physicians are severing all ties with the federal Medicare program, possibly as a reaction to anticipated cuts in physician payments."
This all happened before ObamaCare became law, but ObamaCare did not fix it, instead making the payment situation massively worse, especially for the seniors in the Medicare Advantage program, about five million of whom will be thrown off those plans,”
http://news.heartland.org/newspaper-article/s...
THERE ARE NO CUTS IN MEDICARE TO DOCTORS IN OBAMACARE.

My God you people are dumber than sh*t.

The cuts in payments stem from a law passed in 1997 that adjusted payments based "by comparing the percentage increase in Medicare payments to doctors to the percentage increase in the GDP."

In the past, this was overridden in Congress by the "doc fix".

This "doc fix" was originally in the ACA but Republicans ran in circles screaming how expensive it was.

Republicans controlled Congress when this law was passed & had plenty of opportunities to fix it.

Comparing the payments to the GDP during the Bush recession & its effects cut those payments.

But hey, let it up to right whiners to blame Obama for not fixing a problem they created in both writing the law & creating the recession.
LCN Llin

United States

#933957 Jun 28, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Get Ready for More GOP Race-Baiting
Forget creating a big tent. Some Republicans want their party to simply try to win more white votes.
....Republicans and the people they represent—that is, the sliver of people they care about representing—don’t want any outreach. They almost certainly won’t let a path to citizenship get through the House. And they’ll attack minorities in other ways, too. It’s been mostly civil-rights advocates who’ve denounced the Supreme Court’s Voting Rights Act decision, and one can obviously see why. But trust me, that decision, as Bloomberg’s Josh Green shrewdly noted the day it came down, is a “poisoned chalice” for the GOP.
Why? Just look at what’s already happened since the decision was announced—the party is launching voter-suppression drives in six of the nine freshly liberated states. All the states, of course, are down South. These drives might “work.” But they will attract an enormous amount of negative publicity, and they’ll probably induce massive backlashes and counter-movements. This effort will lead to even greater distrust of the GOP by people of color, and it will reinforce the captive Southern-ness of the party, making it even more Southern than it already is. And Republicans won’t stop, because they can’t stop. Race-baiting is their crack pipe.
And here’s the worst part of this story. If the House Republicans kill immigration reform, and Republican parties across the South double down to keep blacks from voting, then they really will need to jack up the white vote—and especially the old white vote—in a huge way to be competitive in 2016 and beyond. Well, they’re not going to do that by mailing out Lawrence Welk CDs. They’re going to run heavily divisive and racialized campaigns, worse than we’ve ever seen out of Nixon or anyone. Their only hope of victory will be to make a prophet of Trende—that is, reduce the Democrats’ share of the white vote to something in the mid- to low-30 percent range. That probably can’t happen, but there’s only one way it might. Run the most racially inflamed campaign imaginable.
That’s the near-term future we’re staring at. We can take satisfaction in the fact that it’s bad for them, but unfortunately, it’s not so good for the country.
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/06...
Republican Dance of Death ...war on America voters.

Since: May 11

Chambersburg, PA

#933958 Jun 28, 2013
EasyEed wrote:
<quoted text>
"real dumb"
Why did the IRS not target, Progressives For A Socialist Society? The group that actively campaigned for nobama.
Peace
KMA
They did.

The IG report looked at the Tea Party & right wing groups because that is what Darrell Issa wanted.

Proof that Issa is a liar.

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