Barack Obama, our next President

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#941464 Jul 10, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Speaking of suffering, everyone's favorite shoe designer, Elisabeth Hasselbeck will be leaving The View to join Fox entertainment and news where she'll be taking a seat on Fox and Friends.
...making "The View" 100% lesbian.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#941465 Jul 10, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Republicans want to allow the poor to work themselves out of poverty.
Democrats support programs that will keep the poor in poverty, but alive (barely) and voting.
That's hardly plausible as Republicans have blocked every effort to pass a raise in the minimum wage, and job / education bills that would provide greater opportunity and access of the poor to better paying jobs , and upwardly social mobility. Republicans have also voted to force the closing of women healthcare clinics in Texas and , raising taxes on students and on the working middle class while reducing the tax burden of the wealthiest Americans already far better off than the rest of American citizens. The GOP chose to double-down on its own past failed policies to widen the disparities between the wealthy and poor while shrinking the middle class with stagnant wages and increased private debt that will only lead to another break down in the financial and social order. The Vice President Joe Biden was correct to point out that some of the climate denier, tea party social bigots in the GOP are worse econ-terrorists than al qaida.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#941467 Jul 10, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results,” goes the saying attributed to Albert Einstein. Nowhere is that more true than in Washington. And no action exemplifies it more than the 37 votes by House Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare.
“I think what the president did is outrageous,” House Speaker John Boehner said about President Obama’s decision to delay implementation of the employer mandate of the health-care law.“The idea that we’re going to give big businesses a break under Obamacare, but we’re going to punish small businesses and families? It’s wrong, and we’ll have another vote. Count on it.”
And with that, because a repeal of Obamacare is going nowhere as long as Obama is in the Oval Office, insanity took up permanent residence in the Capitol.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-part...
ObamaKKKare is going nowhere because the entire bill is unworkable.
WOW

Bronx, NY

#941468 Jul 10, 2013
Presidents, Plots, Broken Promises, Coups, Torture, Two Gulags and the “American Dream”
Oh what a tangled web we weave,

When first we practise to deceive.”(Sir Walter Scott, 1771-1832.)
It has been a bit of a foot-in-mouth week for the constitutional lawyer who is President of the United States.

As Egypt’s increasingly autocratic and theocratic Muslim Brotherhood’s President Mohammed Morsi was rejected by the population with an estimated thirty three million person demonstration and a twenty two million signature petition, the US Nobel Prize Peace Laureate cheer leading for the overthrow of Syria’s sovereign Head of State, declared he is “deeply concerned” over the ousting of President Morsi.

He called for the :

“… return (of) full authority back to a democratically elected civilian government as soon as possible, through an inclusive and transparent process, and to avoid any arbitrary arrests of President Morsi and his supporters.”

”The United States continues to believe firmly that the best foundation for lasting stability … is a democratic political order with participation from all sides and all political parties — secular and religious, civilian and military,” Obama stated, demanding that:”…during this uncertain period, we expect the military to ensure that the rights of all Egyptian men and women are protected.”

Further, the United States supported:

“… a set of core principles, including opposition to violence, protection of universal human rights, and reform that meets the legitimate aspirations of the people.”

CNN called the (certainly also infiltrated) demonstrations the largest number of protestors at a political event in the history of mankind. Whatever the outcome of the interim government and the nation’s longer term response to it, it was demonstration of another rare kind: democracy in action.

Whilst castigating Egypt for an example of democracy’s definition, by his avowed hero Abraham Lincoln – whose journey Obama emulated on road to the White House –“government of the people, by the people, for the people (which) shall not perish from the earth”(Gettysburg Address, November 19th 1863) Obama blithely ignored the dangerous criminality of sections of the ousted President Morsi’s supporters.

On 4th July, as the US celebrated Independence Day, in a chilling mirror image of America’s favoured fundamentalists in Iraq, Libya and Syria:’

“True to their vows, pro-Morsi Muslims are attacking Egypt’s Christians for participating in the anti-Morsi protests. The St. George Coptic Christian Church in a village in al-Minya, Egypt, has just been set on fire by “pro-Morsi” forces.

Copts are reported to be in a state of “fear and panic.”‘

SOME BLACKS ACT AS IF ISLAM IS THEIR SAVIOR THEY KEPT SLAVES AND still do have AFRICAN slaves AND WHITE SEX SLAVE BOTH MEN AND WOMEN why doesnt the NOI stop the KILLINGS IN CHITOWN NOTICE HOW THEY STOOD BEHIND OBAMA EVEN WHEN HE KILLED THE BEST FRIEND OF NOI QUADIFI,the man who BUILT THE TEMPLE IN CHITOWN all white puppets MALCOLM X COULD NOT BE SOLD so they KILLED HIM AND BOUGHT THE GUY WITH THE VIOLIN.. believe it or not
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#941469 Jul 10, 2013
WOW wrote:
The Obamas’ visit to South Africa, for people of color on both sides of the Atlantic, is heavy on symbolism and photo-ops, but devoid of any substance for those who hunger and thirst for justice. The ANC won the flag at the end of apartheid, but South Africa’s white elite kept the land and the money, after allowing a few well-connected black faces into high places.
Who knew that $100 million could buy so little?
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#941470 Jul 10, 2013
Buroc Millhouse Obama wrote:
SonicMoron copy & paste Propaganda Post # 1 for today - ROTFLMAO!!!!
<quoted text>
i should have an original[??] thought that originated from some right wing site/FOX?

i'm sorry, but i'm not a gullible moron.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#941471 Jul 10, 2013
John Galt wrote:
Moochelle Obama starves school children
New York's Burnt Hills - Ballston Lake school district has become the latest casualty in first lady Michelle Obama’s preferred lunch plan, dropping the menu after too many students complained of hunger.
“[Food service manager Nicky] Boehm and her staff worked hard to implement the new regulations, but there were just too many problems and too many foods that students did not like and would not purchase,” said Assistant Superintendent Chris Abdoo about the National School Lunch Program in a statement.“Students complained of being hungry with these lunches and the district lost money.”
The school system decided to instead create its own lunch menu for next year.
The district lost about $100,000 trying out the federal menu, which offered such meals as “part” of a chicken patty on a minicroissant.
“Students felt they weren’t getting good value for their money,” Ms. Boehm said.“The high schoolers especially complained the portion sizes were too small and many more students brought in lunch from home.”
The big Junk Food companies are the real culprits behind the slow starvation of our children. They spend billions on advertising the increased sales of their junk food products that have reduced nutritional value and force children into obesity addictions. Read more about it here-->
http://crywolfproject.org/commentary/junk-foo...
OBAMA the GENIUS

Raleigh, NC

#941474 Jul 10, 2013
YOUR MOM IS A MOOCHER!

fckn dirtbag!
John Galt wrote:
Moochelle Obama starves school children
New York's Burnt Hills - Ballston Lake school district has become the latest casualty in first lady Michelle Obama’s preferred lunch plan, dropping the menu after too many students complained of hunger.
“[Food service manager Nicky] Boehm and her staff worked hard to implement the new regulations, but there were just too many problems and too many foods that students did not like and would not purchase,” said Assistant Superintendent Chris Abdoo about the National School Lunch Program in a statement.“Students complained of being hungry with these lunches and the district lost money.”
The school system decided to instead create its own lunch menu for next year.
The district lost about $100,000 trying out the federal menu, which offered such meals as “part” of a chicken patty on a minicroissant.
“Students felt they weren’t getting good value for their money,” Ms. Boehm said.“The high schoolers especially complained the portion sizes were too small and many more students brought in lunch from home.”
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#941475 Jul 10, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>No, you're wrong again. Many of the poor were banned from purchasing health insurance because of 'pre-existing conditions' according to prejudicial conditions set by the insurance companies. That is no longer allowed thaks to Obamacare reforms to protect everyone's right to pursue better healthcare for themselves.
And everybody insured will pay higher premiums to cover the high-cost patients.

But not really, because those people will probably never get hired.
WOW

Bronx, NY

#941476 Jul 10, 2013
OBAMA IS A FRAUD time for BLACKS TO CALL HIM OUT like in the GOOD OLD days when BLACKS HAD REAL MOVEMENTS A Plan to Sue the NAACP under RICCO

“We’re putting together this class action lawsuit, we’re going to file it under the RICCO Act,” said Rev. Edward Pinkney, the former head of the Benton Harbor, Michigan, NAACP who has been organizing grassroots member protest against the civil rights organization’s national headquarters, in Baltimore.“We’re going to charge them with racketeering” for voiding elections in chapters across the country.“They’re eliminating people who are willing to get out here and fight,” said Pinkney.“They’re goal is that you should never, ever fight until you get permission from the national office.”
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#941477 Jul 10, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Democrats have bigger things to worry about than forcing Americans into a 'medication for the masses' system they don't want. They are looking forward to sending all O'bama supporters to the moon.
Dems pitch national park on the moon
Posted on July 10, 2013
Two House Democrats have proposed legislation that would establish a national historical park on the surface of the moon to mark where the Apollo missions landed between 1969 and 1972.
The bill from Reps. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) and Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas) would create the Apollo Lunar Landing Sites National Historical Park. The park would be comprised of all artifacts left on the surface of the moon from the Apollo 11 through 17 missions.
Send all liberals and commies to the moon, the world would be much better off. That is a FACT.
and just like Obamacare....some republican thought of it first.

A project of Gingrich-ian proportions

Obviously, two Democratic reps were inspired by the most comically ludicrous aspect of Newt Gingrich’s presidential campaign.

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2013/07/10/thedc-morni...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#941478 Jul 10, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
Koch brothers ready to spend big on Obamacare disinformation
http://www.dailykos.com/
Good.

ObamaKKKare is a cancer that requires radical surgery.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#941479 Jul 10, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
... and that explains why no Democrat in DC or union wants to be anywhere near it.
So, if the whole country loves the law, why is Obama promoting delaying the implementation until after the mid-term elections?
cause O'Blamer would have to take the blame for an even HIGHER unemployment rate right before the elections?

O'Blamer taking the blame...who EVER thought he'd be accountable FOR ANYTHING?

finally.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#941480 Jul 10, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
If the people who made it happen don't want any part of it, then it's obvious it will be bad for us.
When you have a disease, keep treating it until it's gone.
there comes a point where the failing doctor gets run out of town.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#941481 Jul 10, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
ObamaKKKare is going nowhere because the entire bill is unworkable.
37 times says it's going nowhere.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#941482 Jul 10, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>That's hardly plausible as Republicans have blocked every effort to pass a raise in the minimum wage, and job / education bills that would provide greater opportunity and access of the poor to better paying jobs , and upwardly social mobility. Republicans have also voted to force the closing of women healthcare clinics in Texas and , raising taxes on students and on the working middle class while reducing the tax burden of the wealthiest Americans already far better off than the rest of American citizens. The GOP chose to double-down on its own past failed policies to widen the disparities between the wealthy and poor while shrinking the middle class with stagnant wages and increased private debt that will only lead to another break down in the financial and social order. The Vice President Joe Biden was correct to point out that some of the climate denier, tea party social bigots in the GOP are worse econ-terrorists than al qaida.
Increasing the minimum wage reduces the opportunity for the poor to begin their working careers.

So do efforts to prevent new stores from opening in urban neighborhoods.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#941483 Jul 10, 2013
ObamaCare: Inconvenient truths

The White House’s decision last week to delay part of its health-care overhaul illustrates 6 truths about the law that its supporters can’t easily acknowledge.

1ST, important parts of it are badly designed. The Obama administration has pulled back on the employer mandate — the part of the law that fines large businesses that don’t offer health insurance — because, among other things, it threatened to depress full-time employment before the next congressional elections.

The mandate isn’t an incidental feature of the law. It’s there because without it some of those large employers would drop coverage and leave their employees to get heavily subsidized policies on the insurance exchanges the law creates. More people on the exchanges would mean higher federal spending — and more disruption to people’s existing coverage — than supporters of the law promised when they were trying to pass it.

2ND, the Affordable Care Act is a standing affront to the rule of law. Unlike past expansions of government assistance — think Social Security or Medicare — much of the health-care law consists of granting discretionary power to the executive branch. That’s how the administration could impose the rule that almost all employers have to cover the morning-after pill, for example, though the law doesn’t explicitly include that rule.

Yet even this vast discretion hasn’t been enough for the administration, which has had to act on the outer limits of its authority — and beyond — to rescue the law from its flaws. Last week’s decision was an example. It isn’t clear that the administration really has the authority to delay the employer fines. Similarly, Obama’s IRS plans to offer tax credits and impose penalties in states that haven’t set up exchanges, another thing the law doesn’t provide for.

3RD, the law is struggling politically. During the debate before ObamaCare was enacted, supporters said it would become popular once it passed, or once its early benefits started flowing. Yet the Kaiser Health Tracking Poll shows that ONLY 35% OF THE PUBLIC HAS A FAVORABLE VIEW OF IT. THAT’S WHY THE ADMINISTRATION IS SO NERVOUS.

4TH, the administration isn’t following previous norms about how to build public support for a new program. Instead, it has adopted a whatever-it-takes mentality to overcome opposition. It will use force or stealth as needed. THE DELAY IN THE EMPLOYER MANDATE SHOULD QUIET BUSINESS OPPOSITION UNTIL AFTER THE 2014 ELECTION.

Unlike most social-policy milestones, this law was jammed through Congress over the opposition of all Republicans, some Democrats and most of the public. The financial crisis had delivered the Democrats such large majorities in 2008 that they could accomplish longstanding ideological goals that had nothing to do with that crisis. Nor did Obama himself have a mandate for the law, having campaigned against some of its most controversial features — for instance, the individual mandate and the new taxes on health insurance — during his 2008 presidential run.

5TH, the law’s problems aren’t simply the result of GOP sabotage, as many supporters say. LAST WEEK, THE ADMINISTRATION SIMPLY FLINCHED FROM THE ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF THE LAW; REPUBLICANS HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH IT.

6TH, opposition to ObamaCare is reasonable. Democrats have been portraying any disagreement with the law as pathological, a break from the standard practice in which the losing side of a legislative debate reconciles itself to defeat and works with the winners. But the law is itself a break from standard practices in several respects, it remains unpopular and the administration has now effectively conceded that it’s seriously flawed and not set in stone.

There is no reason, then, to give up on replacing this law with something better.

ObamaCare: Inconvenient truths - NYPOST.com http://www.nypost.com/p/news/opinion/opedcolu...
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#941484 Jul 10, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Good.
ObamaKKKare is a cancer that requires radical surgery.
Galt a big proponent of spreading misinformation. Go figure. How Republican of you.
WOW

Bronx, NY

#941485 Jul 10, 2013
WHEN BLACKS WERE not race contious they made greater strides now that the DEMOCRATS have invited them to join the KKK not many gains OBAMA is a GAIN FOR OBAMA not for BLACKS
Jane Says

New York, NY

#941487 Jul 10, 2013
Some Democrats were also dismayed by the White House’s actions.

Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa, the chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee and an author of the health law, questioned whether Mr. Obama had the authority to unilaterally delay the employer mandate.“This was the law. How can they change the law?” he asked.

For its part, the White House continued to look flat-footed on the issue. After an almost surreptitious evening announcement of the delay last week, posted on the Treasury Department’s Web site, the White House is declining to send a representative to a House hearing on the decision that is scheduled for Wednesday.

We'll circle back to Harkin's question in a moment, but take a moment to soak in the White House's in-your-face attitude toward its own power grab.

This administration has never masked its contempt for the other two co-equal branches of government, and this is just the latest middle finger directed at Congress. Hearings? We don't even recognize your damn hearings!

As for Harkin, he's shocked -- shocked!-- that President Obama seems to be issuing decrees from his throne, with little regard for the rule of law. "This was the law. How can they change the law?" he asks, incredulous.

Perhaps the Iowa Senator has SLEEP-WALKED thru the last several years, during which this administration has:

* engaged in selective enforcement of immigration laws,

* ceased defending an on-the-books marriage law in federal court (prior to this decision),

* unlawfully re-wrote historic welfare reforms,

* made "recess" appointments when Congress wasn't in recess,

* and trampled all over the First Amendment -- all to appease various political constituencies.

Welcome to the program, Senator Harkin.

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