Barack Obama, our next President

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LCN Llin

United States

#935005 Jun 30, 2013
After the killing of American officials in Benghazi, Libya, Issa accused then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of giving false information to Congress when she said she wasn’t involved in denying the Libyan diplomats’ security requests. He also said that it was “perhaps the White House” that later changed talking points to make it appear that the assault had begun as a protest.

It turned out Clinton wasn’t involved in the security decision and the White House wasn’t behind the change in the talking points.

Then came the IRS. Instead of delivering on Issa’s promise to reveal politically motivated harassment of conservatives by the Obama administration, the committee instead turned up evidence (including the account of a “conservative Republican” who managed IRS screening) that the actions weren’t political.
The most Issa et al. can hope to prove now is that conservatives were hassled by the IRS more than liberals.

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PDUPONT

Easthampton, MA

#935006 Jun 30, 2013
martinezjosei wrote:
"No sir, it does not. Not wittingly."
Those were the words National Intelligence Director James Clapper spoke before Congress on April 18, 2013 when asked if the NSA collected any data at all on American citizens.
Today, you and I know that statement was nothing more than an outright LIE. The NSA is collecting literally BILLIONS of phone records on American citizens every day.
Welcome to the real Liberal world!
That's what happens when Liberals win!
America is learning the lesson!
Hopefully they will not forget next general election!
Anyway, Hillary is just as incompetent lier as Obama and his minions.
And monkey face Mitchell Obama is worst!
NSA reading this email, this is for you:
*** FUĆK YOURSELVES ***
PD: Enjoy your few years left, when the next Republican president win you will know what respecting personal privacy looks like.
HEY STUPID! The data collection is being done within the framework of the laws enacted by a Republican Congress and signed by a Republican president. Why would the NSA be reading your emails nitwit? You're an insignificant piece of navel lint.

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Easthampton, MA

#935007 Jun 30, 2013
John Galt wrote:
Hobby Lobby - 1; ObamaKare - 0
Following on yesterday’s 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that Hobby Lobby can continue its lawsuit against the Obama administration’s contraception mandate on religious grounds, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma ruled today that the federal government must halt all enforcement of the mandate (and related financial penalties) against the Christian-based company.
Hobby Lobby and sister company Mardel are suing the Department of Health and Human Services and Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, arguing that to force the company to pay for health insurance that must offer abortion-inducing drugs, as well as sterilization and contraception, is a violation of its religious liberty.
In his order issued on Friday, U.S. District Judge Joe Heaton said the “court concludes plaintiffs [Hobby Lobby] have made a sufficient showing to warrant the issuance of a temporary restraining order in the circumstances existing here."
"Accordingly, the defendants [Sebelius and HHS], their agents, officers, and employees are temporarily ENJOINED and RESTRAINED from any effort to apply or enforce, as to plaintiffs, the substantive requirements imposed” by the mandate," said the judge's order.
When you enter the commercial realm you can't use religious reasons to violate the law. This was established in US v Lee in 1982 where an Old Amish sued the government for a refund of Social Security taxes he paid on behalf of his employees. The court held that he wasn't obligated to pat these taxes for himself as a self employed carpenter but he was obligated to pay them for his employees even though they themselves were Amish.
The owners of Hobby Lobby cannot impose their own narrow rules on their employees.
A Hobby Lobby opened up in a local mall and I gave it a walk through and found that there was nothing there I couldn't get in other businesses even in the same mall.

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Easthampton, MA

#935008 Jun 30, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>but but O'bama embraces moslems-shouldn't he be embracing Christians too? instead O'bama trying to kill Christians and their convictions. That is what moslems do though. O'bama has never, nor will ever, convince anyone he is a Christian.
Sure moron, he embraced the hell out of Osama Bin Laden didn't he? So where and when is or has killed Christians and their beliefs?
The only people that don't accept him as a Christian are ignorant bigots like you.

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Easthampton, MA

#935009 Jun 30, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Egypt, where Obama's Muslim Brotherhood buddies are persecuting the 10% Coptic Christian minority while we provide aid.
Obama had nothing to do with the Muslim Brotherhood coming into power you goddamned liar.
However the Christians in Iraq have been killed and chased out of that country while the government that George W put in power stood by and did nothing.

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Whatever

Gering, NE

#935010 Jun 30, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
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HEY STUPID! The data collection is being done within the framework of the laws enacted by a Republican Congress and signed by a Republican president. Why would the NSA be reading your emails nitwit? You're an insignificant piece of navel lint.
A law signed by anybody is NO excuse to corrupt a law that was to be used for Foreign surveillance and use it to collect data on citizens.

Progressives have a odd ethical system that allows them to blame anything they do wrong on someone else.

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Gering, NE

#935011 Jun 30, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
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Obama had nothing to do with the Muslim Brotherhood coming into power you goddamned liar.
However the Christians in Iraq have been killed and chased out of that country while the government that George W put in power stood by and did nothing.
Oh really. Obama throwing his support behind the rebels-Muslim Brotherhood -in Egypt and demanding Mubarak to step down had no influence on the outcome?

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Gering, NE

#935012 Jun 30, 2013
LCN Llin wrote:
After the killing of American officials in Benghazi, Libya, Issa accused then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of giving false information to Congress when she said she wasn’t involved in denying the Libyan diplomats’ security requests. He also said that it was “perhaps the White House” that later changed talking points to make it appear that the assault had begun as a protest.
It turned out Clinton wasn’t involved in the security decision and the White House wasn’t behind the change in the talking points.
Then came the IRS. Instead of delivering on Issa’s promise to reveal politically motivated harassment of conservatives by the Obama administration, the committee instead turned up evidence (including the account of a “conservative Republican” who managed IRS screening) that the actions weren’t political.
The most Issa et al. can hope to prove now is that conservatives were hassled by the IRS more than liberals.
You made a whole bunch of statements without anything to back them up.
PDUPONT

Easthampton, MA

#935013 Jun 30, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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(Lost one post already so hope this one doesn't post twice.)
The contradictions in this president's words is so glaring, it's amazing it hasn't been picked up and turned back on him.
He keeps inferring that al Qaeda is on the run. If the threats of terrorism have diminished, then why is the government building a huge expansive complex to house NSA in the middle of nowhere and Americans' privacy still being infringed upon?
This quote is as disturbing now as it was when Obama first made it after he was first elected:
"We cannot continue to rely only on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives that we've set. We've got to have a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded."
So if terrorism is not the threat it once was according to this president and, yet, Americans' are still being spied upon to prevent another terrorist attack and Obama's enemies have already been targeted by the IRS and, because Obama believes we need a "civilian security force" that is "just as powerful as the military", there's something a bit unnerving and glaringly contradictory about this president's perception of who and what is a national security threat.
The truth of the matter is this president believes by his own words and actions that the biggest threat is from within - not from without.
He has made it quite clear that some of us are his enemies and some of us are his friends.
The good news is that we all know it now.
Oddly enough, the most obvious things are sometimes the hardest to see because seeing would be too hard to grasp.
History has proven it.
You're full of crap as usual Carol. The data gathering is being done, as I've said before, within the framework of the law enacted by a Republican Congress and signed into law by George W Bush. This data consists of phone numbers, their source and their destination. Only when a phone number is connected to a known terrorist source is there any further action which requires a warrant. People give up more privacy when they swipe their loyalty card at the local supermarket. Just because Al Qaeda has been diminished doesn't mean that they're incapable of more attacks stupid and the best way to prevent these attacks is to monitor who their talking to. Your assertion that Obama is using these programs to monitor anyone else just proves that you're riding the Crazy Train big time.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#935014 Jun 30, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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You made a whole bunch of statements without anything to back them up.
pot, meet kettle.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#935015 Jun 30, 2013
Red State Sucker wrote:
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Another Republican blaming anything but themselves for their problems.
It's the culture.
lily, this was so dumb, that you should have used the correctly named Emoron to post it.

Your total lack of logic is glaring.

Teachers demanding any problem child be drugged is not a Republican thing.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#935016 Jun 30, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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pot, meet kettle.
That only works when you can give an example.

Throwing up the saying by itself is asinine.
LCN Llin

United States

#935017 Jun 30, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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You made a whole bunch of statements without anything to back them up.
First, the head of the investigation overpromises.“This was a targeting of the president’s political enemies, effectively, and lies about it during the election year so that it wasn’t discovered until afterwards,” Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., chairman of the House Oversight Committee, said in May of the IRS targeting scandal. He later declared President Barack Obama’s press secretary a “paid liar” for stating otherwise.
Next, facts emerge to undermine the investigator’s presuppositions. Documents released by Ways and Means Committee Democrats last week show that the IRS, in addition to targeting tea party groups, also had “Be on the Lookout”(BOLO) lists for groups using descriptors such as “progressive,”“health care legislation,”“medical marijuana,”“paying national debt” and “green energy.”
Finally, evidence surfaces that the investigator stacked the deck. Last Tuesday night, the Hill newspaper quoted a spokesman for Treasury’s inspector general, Russell George, saying the group was asked by Issa “to narrowly focus on tea party organizations.” The inspectors knew there were other terms, but “that was outside the scope of our audit.”
Certainly, something went badly wrong at the IRS that caused groups to be targeted because of ideology. But it’s nothing like the conspiracy Issa cooked up.
The White House deserves some of the blame for letting things get this far; a full release of information by the administration at the outset would have put the controversy to rest quickly.
But the collapse of the Issa-driven scandal has reinforced a growing impression in the capital that ultimately will help Obama: The chairman is full of it.
When I covered President Bill Clinton’s second term, White House officials were delighted to have the eccentric Dan Burton in charge of the House Oversight Committee. He gained prominence by shooting a melon to try to prove that Clinton aide Vince Foster hadn’t killed himself but had been murdered.
Now Issa has fallen to Burtonian levels of credibility. He’s launched a dozen or so probes, but what often begins as a legitimate inquiry turns quickly into a lunge for the Oval Office, missing each time.
Even before the Republican victory in 2010 gave him the chairmanship, Issa announced the discovery of “Obama’s Watergate”— the White House floating an administration job for a Democratic congressman to keep him out of a Senate primary. Issa backed off after learning that the Bush administration had done similar things.
Shortly before the 2010 election, Issa told Rush Limbaugh that Obama “has been one of the most corrupt presidents in modern times.” He later said Obama isn’t “personally corrupt” but his administration is.
Issa then set out to prove it. He led a probe into the failed “Fast and Furious” gun sting by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Issa declared that “it went all the way to the White House,” insisting that the plan was approved “at the highest levels of the Obama appointees,” and that the Justice Department “has blood on their hands.”
The Justice Department inspector general determined that Atty. Gen. Eric Holder didn’t even know about the program until after it was shut down.
After the failure of Solyndra, a government-aided solar company, Issa probed Department of Energy loan guarantees, saying “I want to see when the president and his cronies are picking winners and losers ... that it wasn’t because there were large contributions given to them.”

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2013/jun...

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#935018 Jun 30, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
embracing Muslims....
Romney Campaign Announces “Arab-Americans for Romney”
On Friday, October 12, 2012, the Romney campaign announced “Arab Americans for Romney,” a national coalition of Arab American supporters of Gov. Mitt Romney’s bid for the presidency of the United States.
In a statement released by the campaign, Governor Romney stated:
“I am very proud to have so many distinguished Arab-Americans on my team,” said Mitt Romney.“This country has been a beacon to people around the globe. The American Dream belongs to the world, but lately, it has been harder to pursue that dream. I am committed to bringing prosperity to the United States and creating the good jobs that foster opportunity and will inspire another generation of dreamers. Together, we will restore America to the land of possibility it has always been.”
National Honorary Chairs,“Arab Americans for Romney”
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA)
Rep. Richard Hanna (R-NY)
http://www.aaiusa.org/blog/entry/romney-campa...
Being an Arab is so so different that supporting moslems that practice Islam. You know that don't you? if not...
Allah Akbar!
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#935019 Jun 30, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
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HEY STUPID! The data collection is being done within the framework of the laws enacted by a Republican Congress and signed by a Republican president. Why would the NSA be reading your emails nitwit? You're an insignificant piece of navel lint.
Not so fast, Obama sheep. I don't think these revelations support your lie:

1 - "Anger is mounting in Brussels at new revelations about the extent of US spying on European Union countries - with claims that snoops installed bugs inside EU buildings.

The damaging allegations are revealed in new top secret documents leaked by fugitive spy Edward Snowden and seen by German magazine, Spiegel.

The most chilling claim in the secret report from 2010 is that Brussels was subjected to a cyber-attack at its offices in New York and Washington, which was later traced back to a Nato building used by US officials.

Papers suggest US spies eavesdropped on European diplomats in EU buildings in central Washington DC. Computers were also hacked so the United States had access to computer files and emails, reports Spiegel.

The latest disclosures come after a giant spying operation against the EU was revealed, in which Germany was the most heavily spied upon country in Europe by Amercia's National Security Agency (NSA), using its top-secret Prism programme."

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/484765/2013... #

2 - "During the Obama Administration, the NSA has officially continued operating under the new FISA guidelines.[3] However, in April 2009 officials at the United States Department of Justice acknowledged that the NSA had engaged in "overcollection" of domestic communications in excess of the FISA court's authority, but claimed that the acts were unintentional and had since been rectified"

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NSA_warrantless_... (2001%E2%80%9307)

3 - NY Times - "President Obama’s Dragnet"

"The administration has now lost all credibility on this issue."

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/07/opinion/pre...

You are a goddamn liar and an idiot!

Waxman

Windsor, CT

#935020 Jun 30, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
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Sure moron, he embraced the hell out of Osama Bin Laden didn't he? So where and when is or has killed Christians and their beliefs?
The only people that don't accept him as a Christian are ignorant bigots like you.
and you are dumb enough to believe everything Obama says.

"CNN Poll: Majority Doesn't Trust Obama, Approval Rating Suffers Severe Drop"

http://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/cnn-poll-oba...
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Keep swallowing, idiot.

By the way,

IS SWEDEN DOING "JUST FINE"?

Baawwaahhh!!!

You are a liar and an idiot.

Good luck getting a job for your son, moron.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#935021 Jun 30, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
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Obama had nothing to do with the Muslim Brotherhood coming into power you goddamned liar.
However the Christians in Iraq have been killed and chased out of that country while the government that George W put in power stood by and did nothing.
O'bama didn't ask for Mubarkek step down. You liar. O'bama isn't asking for Asaad to step down? And then Libya-O'bama bombed Qaddafi. And now as we learned -O'bama and Dr. Morsi sent the very same terrorists to Benghazi.
As far as Iraq goes, GW Bush allowed most Iraqi that wanted to get out to come to the USA. The Christians left in Iraq are being protected by the 26,000 contractors with in the 4 bases that GW Bush built and are working for the United States Government.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#935022 Jun 30, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
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All right, I think I've read enough to determine that this is our old friend Carol adopting another screen identity so that she can spew the same old lies.
Let's compare your Tea Party with the National Socialist Brown Shirts shall we? The Brown Shirts were outwardly a grassroots movement but in reality were being funded and directed by wealthy industrialists like the Krupp's and Siemens. They scapegoated groups like the Jews, gays and the unions .
The Tea Party, outwardly a grassroots movement is funded by the Koch brothers through Americans for Prosperity which even the Romney campaign described as the "financial engine" of the Tea Party. They also have scapegoats like Muslims and just like the Nazis gays and labor unions.
Who put the Nazis in power in Germany Carol? Ignorant bigots just like you.
Wow, DuPont is a real Sherlock Holmes. He cracked the case of Lois Lane and Carol all by himself. LOL

She made numerous posts saying she was changing her name. You are a little clueless and shows you don't read what you are posting to.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#935023 Jun 30, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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That only works when you can give an example.
Throwing up the saying by itself is asinine.
you substantiate an accusation of someone having nothing by proving that they don't.

but since you can't.......

Since: May 11

Chambersburg, PA

#935024 Jun 30, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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You made a whole bunch of statements without anything to back them up.
"OMG OMG OMG heres the link,.. Where's the back up OMG OMG OMG"

Previously you said Obama's disapproval rating was 55%.

Where was your back up?

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