Barack Obama, our next President

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Tonto 2

Salt Lake City, UT

#950285 Jul 21, 2013
Waxman wrote:
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Quit humping my leg, Fido.
You. I come here before and after working all day.
I have a life, you don't.
Ha ha ha ha ha.

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“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#950286 Jul 21, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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Don't you have Rick Perry confused with the Magic Negro?
Rick Perry for President!
Rick Perry is an idiot that even dumb bell George W Bush looks 'smart' next to. "When Governor Rick Perry announced that he planned to tour the country in hopes of bringing businesses away from other states to Texas, Lewis Black found it a little distasteful.

That is, until he came to New York. Then, it became personal. "
http://www.hulu.com/watch/512220

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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#950287 Jul 21, 2013
Editorial: Desperately flailing at Obamacare as it saves lives and money

The old adage that “it’s easier to tear something down than it is to build it” has never been on more vibrant display than during the current debate on implementing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

The health care law’s critics, who have spent more than three years trying to gut it, are now gleefully predicting that as more of its provisions are rolled out next year,“Obamacare” will be seen as an expensive flop. It’s as if someone spent three years tearing parts off a car and then predicted it wouldn’t run very well.

On Thursday President Barack Obama — who has embraced the once-pejorative term “Obamacare”— surrounded himself at the White House with people who already are benefiting from the law and declared that it “is doing what it’s designed to do:(delivering) more choices, better benefits, a check on rising costs and higher quality care.”

Jon Favreau, the president’s former top speechwriter, argues that the uptick in the anti-Obamacare crusade is a result of Republicans’ being “terrified that Obamacare could actually work.” In a July 11 article in thedailybeast.com , Mr. Favreau asked,“If Republicans are so confident Obamacare will end badly, why not just shut up about it?”

It’s a good question, and the answer seems to be that there is still right-wing political mileage in the issue — particularly now, as the immense difficulties of putting the law’s coverage mandates into effect become apparent. Convincing the uninsured to buy health insurance, and requiring employers to offer it, were always going to be the tough part. But thanks in part to Republican obstructionism, it’s turned out to be tougher than the administration envisioned.

....The fact remains that even though some big insurance companies have refused to sign up, states that have created insurance exchanges have seen the “magic of the marketplace”— once a favorite phrase of Republicans — drive down the cost of individual health insurance policies. In New York, Oregon and California, rates have fallen as much as 50 percent.

And while the Supreme Court famously upheld the individual mandate, it ruled that state governments could not be required to expand their Medicaid programs. More than 20 states, including Missouri, have refused to expand Medicaid programs to include the working poor, despite the huge financial windfall it would create. To say nothing of healthier populations and lower costs for the privately insured.

This stubborn refusal is driven strictly by politics, by the perverse hope that by keeping people sick and costs high, Republicans — who still have no better alternatives — can salvage some form of nihilist victory. This is profoundly shameful.

The Affordable Care Act is not perfect and may never be. Inevitably, economics will force it to give way to a single-payer national health care system. But in the meantime, it’s saving lives, saving money and making health care available to those who, as in parable of the Good Samaritan, were left to suffer at the side of the road.

http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/columns/...

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Tonto 2

Salt Lake City, UT

#950288 Jul 21, 2013
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Grow up, Tonto.
And then what, Wax Man?

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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#950289 Jul 21, 2013
Consumer Watchdog Report Shows Keystone XL Raises American Gas Prices

–The Keystone XL pipeline will raise gasoline prices in the United States, hiking prices at the pump 20 to 40 cents per gallon in the Midwest, with no long-term economic benefit to the U.S. economy, says a new report by Consumer Watchdog.

The report finds that:

Drivers, especially in the Midwest, would pay 20 cents to 40 cents more at the pump if the disputed pipeline were built, as the current discount of up to $30 a barrel for Canadian oil disappears.
The true goal of multinational oil companies and Canadian politicians backing the pipeline is to reach export outlets outside the U.S. for tar sands oil and refined fuels, which would drive up the oil’s price.
With U.S. oil production rising fast, any “energy security” benefit for the U.S. would vanish as American oil output exceeds that of Saudi Arabia in about 2020, according to the International Energy Agency.

The report, produced by Research Director Emeritus Judy Dugan and independent energy analyst Tim Hamilton, utilized industry data, public records and company documents. Access the report, charts and graphics here:

http://www.consumerwatchdog.org/sites/default...

http://www.consumerwatchdog.org/newsrelease/c...

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#950290 Jul 21, 2013
Emoron wrote:
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Remember, your conservative friends thought Romney would be a better president. How did that work out for you morons?
Are you EVER going to say ANYTHING intelligent?
Romney CAN'T be a better President because he ISN'T the President!

Are you EVER going to say ANYTHING intelligent?

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Tonto 2

Salt Lake City, UT

#950291 Jul 21, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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Your posts remind me of how small minds are always found sitting behind big mouths.
Your posts remind Tonto of how little pricks... well, just little pricks actually.

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#950292 Jul 21, 2013
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Stand your ground laws DO encourage people to fight when the best course of action is to walk away. Once can say that Trayvon was "standing his ground" against someone he perceived to be a threat. By your definition, that would make Zimmerman the "asshole". It very well could be that it was the "stand your ground" law that gave Trayvon the confidence to escalate the situation into one of violence.
Zimmerman was defending himself, not standing his ground. I doubt that he perceived Trayvon as a threat to his life before the attack. That is the very reason Zimmerman's attorneys used the self-defense argument.
It would have been difficult to prove that Trayvon was threatening Zimmerman's life when it was Zimmerman who was following Trayvon. Heck, it could very well be possible that, had they used the stand your ground defense, the prosecutors may have been able to show that Trayvon was the victim...not Zimmerman. Hmmmmm. I'm beginning to understand why those stuck on "stand your ground" are so upset by the verdict.
In your home or in your car there is little option to "stand your ground."

On the street, the situation is somewhat grayer, but obviously someone like Zimmerman could not run away from someone like Trayvon. So what does one do?

The primary difference in "Castle Doctrine" or "stand your ground" laws as opposed to traditional self defense is that they typically provide immunity from civil suits. Many people have shot armed intruders inside their house and still lost civil suits because the injured perp appears sympathetic to the jury.

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“Amor patriae.”

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#950293 Jul 21, 2013
Tonto 2 wrote:
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You mean, lie down so they not have to stoop? Hey, Tonto forget, boot up laptop, Google "Sexual abuse in Chaplain Corps... see what come up...
...waiting...
...still waiting...
...here's something... hmmmm... interesting.... it seems to be something about the fox guarding the henhouse... or, Boys Club Tonto guess he should say... 2002, huh? Lotta water over dam since then... You not suppose U.S. military hide sexual abuse do you?
http://lubbockonline.com/stories/042702/nat_0...
Tonto almost afraid to guess where Lubbock is...
Hey pal, it's you who said unduns were Chaplains, not me. If you were assraped in the military, I hope you made the best of it. Is it still abuse when you enjoy it?

Does your imbecilic shtick serve any useful purpose?

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#950294 Jul 21, 2013
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Just because you failed miserably, it does not mean it is the fault of the school or the teachers. Maybe you were just too GD dumb?
Galt will wager every cent he owns dollar for dollar against whatever puny assets a loser like you owns that Galt has more education, from better schools, with better grades, and has achieved far greater professional success and financial rewards than you.

Of course, none of that can be proven in this forum, any more than any of Obama's fairy tale is provable.

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Tonto 2

Salt Lake City, UT

#950295 Jul 21, 2013
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Tonto one smart Injun. I agree. But now your truths have angered the whiney azzed baggers on here...But then again what don't? They danced in the street for all of the Bush-Cheney lies and unecessary wars, along with ruining our economy as they defended corporate America all the while their fat empty heads were submerged up their azzes. Now suddenly these idiots want us to believe that they have all the answers?????Talk about minions.
Yes, my friend, truth is the enemy of profit.

Wax Man: "Yes, ma'am, these candles are made with organic wicks and wax. All made right here in Connecticut... My outfit? Yeah, um, I made that too. Shot the deer with a bow and arrow my step-son whittled after school... heh heh, yup, Naomi over there in the lawn chair chewed that hide til it was soft as a baby's bottom and then gave it to me to stitch these leggings... That? Oh that's a loincloth, WOOOOO! Heh heh, didn't know there was nothin' on underneath did you little lady? Like a Scotsman we Succotash Indians... Say, Why don't you buy a candle for your husband too while you're here, I'll make you quite a deal..."

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#950296 Jul 21, 2013
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<quoted text> Governor Rick Perry is taking Texas down the same development race to the bottom that Detroit chose , Big Oil and car dependency. Rick Perry even added some recommendations like deregulating Oil , Ag , and Fertilizer factory owners despite the latest disastrous results ,forced closing down of women health clinics, new voter suppression id laws to muffle any civic dissent from voters,--Rick Perry might as well close all the schools because any kids who survive child birth won't need to go. They'll be too busy working at cheap jobs to help their poor parents pay for survival basics, food, clothing ,and housing.
Galt takes your response to mean that Bocajew Jean from Queens is opposed to citizens volunteering to maintain their cities in the face of the failure of government.

Better to let the weeds grow in the park.

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Grey Ghost

Partlow, VA

#950297 Jul 21, 2013
Waxman wrote:
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Quit humping my leg, Fido.
You. I come here before and after working all day.
I have a life, you don't.
Sure you do, and it's called topix.....On here every day and night, that would be your dog humping your fat leg as that's as close to real sex an overweight toothless neanderthal like you can get, errr other than humping your black and white TV whenever Fox [aka Al Jazeera] is on. Stuck in your Grandmas basement as it's way more than obvious that no woman cold possible marry an oppsessed idiot like you. Bitchin, moaning and crying all day...Man what a life..I just got back from 8 days on the beach, eating the finest cuisine, staying in the best hotels, and you are stuck on here....Yea boy you da man....BAWWAAWWAA

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Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#950298 Jul 21, 2013
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As if it's possible to prove anything to an un-educated, flap-jawed, fat azzed, hypocrite like you. Surely you aren't belittling the military now are you azzwipe...Must be tough living with all of that envy...Huh moose breath? By the way can you eveer post without telling lies???? Show me where I have ever posted that I was a Military hero and I will never post again...If you cannot then you show at least one ball and do the same..Lame azz. Waiting "LIAR".
"poop"
Getting your crap a little hot? You posted about your heroics. I just asked a question. You are the one who boasted that he had a book, his bio/fantasy due out some summer. That was about 5 years ago, I simply asked which summer.
Envious of you a, liar? The one who was captain of the Wake baseball team that won a national championship? The one who dates Hollywierd models and Circus Circus show girls? One whose favorite eatery is Red Lion? One who spent 9 years while moving up in the ranks of the US Army took care of his dying brother? The one who has 2 1/2 or 3 1/2 homes all of which have nicer garages than anyone elses home. One who is in demand as an information source for ranking democrats for advice on issues of national importance. No I do not to live a life which is a lie, like you do.
Peace
KMA
PS: One more time I will ask, What summer is your bio/fantasy going to be released? Or is the bio/fantasy just another of your many lies?

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Tonto 2

Salt Lake City, UT

#950299 Jul 21, 2013
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Does your imbecilic shtick serve any useful purpose?
Yes, it amuse Tonto to speak to greedy, ignorant whites like children. Plus, he meet many women who like Indians, leather, that sort of thing. No different than you pretending to be an intellectual really... I could go on?

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Since: Dec 12

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#950300 Jul 21, 2013
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Try these stats:
Fernando Mateo, head of the New York taxicab union, urges his drivers to profile blacks and Hispanics for their own safety: "The God's honest truth is that 99 percent of the people that are robbing, stealing, killing these drivers are blacks and Hispanics."
Mateo is what The New York Times would describe as "a black Hispanic" Yet he may be closer to the 'hood than Holder, who says he was stopped by police when running to a movie — in Georgetown.
Which raises a relevant question. Georgetown is an elitist enclave of a national capital that has been ruled by black mayors for half a century. It's never had a white mayor.
Is Holder saying we've got racist cops in the district where Obama carried 86 percent of the white vote and 97 percent of the black vote? And his son should fear the white cops in Washington, D.C.?
What about interracial crime, white-on-black attacks and the reverse?
After researching the FBI numbers for "Suicide of a Superpower," this writer concluded: "An analysis of 'single offender victimization figures' from the FBI for 2007 finds blacks committed 433,934 crimes against whites, eight times the 55,685 whites committed against blacks. Interracial rape is almost exclusively black on white — with 14,000 assaults on white women by African Americans in 2007. Not one case of a white sexual assault on a black female was found in the FBI study."
Though blacks are outnumbered 5-to-1 in the population by whites, they commit eight times as many crimes against whites as the reverse. By those 2007 numbers, a black male was 40 times as likely to assault a white person as the reverse.
Me and jesse jackson, we're going to watch for creepy ass blacks. You can beware one legged fat asian ladies.
WTF does that have to do with the freedom to make your own choices?

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#950301 Jul 21, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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Don't you have Rick Perry confused with the Magic Negro?
Rick Perry for President!
I hope Perry does run. It will be entertaining to see if this "Bush without the brains” can make himself out to be a bigger buffoon than he did the last time he ran.

Since: Jun 13

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#950302 Jul 21, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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Romney CAN'T be a better President because he ISN'T the President!
Are you EVER going to say ANYTHING intelligent?
If you know someone with at least an eighth grade education, have them explain why Perry was deemed a worse presidential candidate than Romney. Then have them explain what happened to Romney. Then have them proofread your response before you reply. You really are a moron.

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#950303 Jul 21, 2013
endeavor wrote:
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Willful ignorance and denial, how do you manage to look at yourself in the mirror every morning?
Black mob violence is up because we have a racist criminal AG and a spineless racist half black president.
Slowly, for the thinking impaired:

Flash mobs have become possible because of the widespread use of social media.

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#950304 Jul 21, 2013
endeavor wrote:
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Speaking of spineless people, was Traygone a racist?
Did he commit a violent felony on Zman?
Wow, "Traygone".

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