Barack Obama, our next President

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Buroc Millhouse Obama

Newington, CT

#952689 Jul 24, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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maybe he was reading a book to schoolkids with a dazed look on his face? or maybe he was on vacation?
if only 3,000 Americans had been killed in Benghazi.....
Better tick to your propaganda, scatterbrain. You just make a fool of yourself when you try to display your reasoning ability.

Dim old moron.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#952690 Jul 24, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
Google search....
FOX edits video.....2,110,000 hits.
NBC edits video.....680,000 hits.
So what does that prove? There are more stupid people looking to find anything to discredit Fox?

How many edits by Fox did they find?
How many edits by NBC?

The clueless don't want to know about NBC. They know they could be proven wrong and won't have anymore excuses.

You just don't get it.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#952691 Jul 24, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>How unfunded? Go read the ACA then we'll talk once you find out what is in it. Millions of people with preexisting conditions can now purchase healthcare insurance . That'll be an economic boon to the insurance industry and a health boon to more of America's population .
People with pre-existing conditions cost more to treat than they pay in premium. Stupid emorons call this an economic boon.
obama_the_penius

Oklahoma City, OK

#952692 Jul 24, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
This guy is a real retard:
Tuesday on his Facebook page, Kessler called for a massive rally to “show these tyrants we will not stand for any more violations on our constitution or our freedoms.”
“I’m calling on all true Americans , all militia members, all true oath keepers to assemble, be ready to march on a tyrannical county government right here in Schuylkill county Pennsylvania, democrats are the true enemy of our country, our freedoms, our constitution, along with liberal news agency’s , liberal news reporters, much like hitlers nazis , time we clean these antiamerican thugs from office,” he wrote.
'If you failed to find the polling place in your district you'd have to go out and find a job!'
Jane Says

New York, NY

#952693 Jul 24, 2013
How Detroit Goes...so goes any Democrat run city...

IF OBAMA HAD A CITY, IT WOULD LOOK JUST LIKE DETROIT.

By the time Detroit declared bankruptcy, Americans were so inured to the throbbing dirge of Motown’s Greatest Hits —

40 percent of its streetlamps don’t work;

210 of its 317 public parks have been permanently closed;

it takes an hour for police to respond to a 9-1-1 call;

only a third of its ambulances are driveable;

one-third of the city has been abandoned;

the local realtor offers houses on sale for a buck and still finds no takers; etc., etc.—

Americans were so inured that the formal confirmation of a great city’s downfall was greeted with little more than a fatalistic shrug.

But it shouldn’t be. To achieve this level of devastation, you usually have to be invaded by a foreign power.

In the War of 1812, when Detroit was taken by a remarkably small number of British troops without a shot being fired, Michigan’s Governor Hull was said to have been panicked into surrender after drinking heavily.

Two centuries later, after an almighty 50-year bender, the city surrendered to itself.

The tunnel from Windsor, Ontario, to Detroit, Michigan, is now a border between the First World and the Third World — or, if you prefer, the developed world and the post-developed world.

To any American time-transported from the mid 20th century, the city’s implosion would be literally incredible: Were he to compare photographs of today’s Hiroshima with today’s Detroit, he would assume Japan won the Second World War after nuking Michigan.

Detroit was the industrial powerhouse of America, the “arsenal of democracy,” and in 1960 the city with the highest per capita income in the land.

Half a century on, Detroit’s population has fallen by two-thirds, and in terms of “per capita income,” many of the shrunken pool of capita have no income at all beyond EBT cards.

The recent HBO series Hung recorded the adventures of a financially struggling Detroit school basketball coach forced to moonlight as a gigolo.

It would be heartening to think the rest of the bloated public-sector work force, whose unsustainable pensions and benefits have brought Detroit to its present sorry state (and account for $9 billion of its $11 billion in unsecured loans), could be persuaded to follow its protagonist and branch out into the private sector, but this would probably be more gigolos than the market could bear, even allowing for an uptick in tourism from Windsor.
tell_it_like_it_ IS

Oklahoma City, OK

#952694 Jul 24, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>On the plus side for Cherokreep, he has no teeth left to brush with antifreeze and no dog would stay with him long enough to be poisoned with botulism brand dog food.
'If you fail to find the polling place in your district you will have to pay back your student loan in full!'

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#952695 Jul 24, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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That is not what the hospital's website states.
The point is that quality medical care will never be free.
"St Mary's Hospital is a hospital in Paddington, London, that was founded in 1845. Since the UK's first academic health science centre was created in 2008, it has been operated by Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, which also operates Charing Cross Hospital, Hammersmith Hospital, Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital, Teddington Memorial Hospital, and Western Eye Hospital, as well as some services at St Charles Hospital in Ladbroke Grove.

Until 1988 the hospital ran St Mary's Hospital Medical School, part of the federal University of London. In 1988 it merged with Imperial College London, and then with Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in 1997 to form Imperial College School of Medicine. In 2007 Imperial College became an independent institution when it withdrew from the University of London."

And while the private Lindo Wing could possible cost as much as 12,00 pounds for a high risk delivery and neo-natal care, the facility itself is very S[artan. The great advantage is additional staff and privacy issues.(Wonder who replaced that nurse who committed suicide after being taken in by a radio prank?)
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#952696 Jul 24, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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so how old are you? FOXbot demo? or real world demo?
sonicmoron using his "I am a FOXbot" defense...

Funny how recent history always manages to shape the near future for a sellout obama, yet all you can do clown is dwell on FOX.....

"Lifes tough!! It's even tougher if you're more stupid you idiot!!

It's the culture...

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#952697 Jul 24, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> In that same "30 months after Bush's "tax cuts" , the U S trade deficit soared and U S borrowing from foreign governments like Communist China, Germany, Japan, and Saudi Arabia also soared --so George W Bush's trade-off for giving the wealthiest Americans tax breaks was to put the rest of the country in hock to our enemies and economic rivals.
Everyone got a tax break stupid.
Bush lowered capital gains from 20%-15%, which helped everyone who owns stocks, real estate and any other sell-able asset.
He also lowered every other tax bracket from 15, 28,31,36 and 39.6 percent to 10, 15, 25, 28, 33, and 35 percent and added other tax credits and breaks for the POOR, such as the child care tax credit, AMT, and earned income tax credit.

The BIGGEST percentage tax cut 17.6% went to the taxpayers in the second lowest quintile, that is to the taxpayers with below average incomes. After that the size of the tax cuts fall oof as you moved from lower middle taxpayer. Middle 12.6% to upper 9.9%. It rose again for the top quintile but only to 11%. He also changed the marriage tax.

The Bush tax cuts were unfair to the rich. It seems patently unfair to ask anyone to pay over 30 times as much as his neighbor, unless he receives 30 times as much in government services, which strikes me as implausible.

PS Arent' you the idiot that said Costco was all UnIon? if so... it is highly unlikely that you will be able to understand the Bush tax cuts.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#952698 Jul 24, 2013
Jane Says wrote:
The downfall of Detroit--thank you libs.
IF OBAMA HAD A CITY, IT WOULD LOOK JUST LIKE DETROIT.
No bombs, no invasions, no civil war, just “liberal”“progressive” politics day in, day out.
Americans sigh and say,“Oh, well, Detroit’s an ‘outlier.’”
It’s an outlier only in the sense that it happened here first. The same malign alliance between a corrupt political class, rapacious public-sector unions, and an ever more swollen army of welfare dependents has been adopted in the formally Golden State of California, and in large part by the Obama administration, whose priorities —“health”“care”“reform,”“immig ration”“reform”— are determined by the same elite/union/dependency axis.
As one droll tweeter put it,“If Obama had a city, it would look like Detroit.”
The Detroit City Council on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution calling for a federal investigation to see whether civil rights charges are warranted against George Zimmerman, who was acquitted July 13 of second-degree murder and manslaughter charges in the killing of Florida teen Trayvon Martin.

The resolution, sponsored by Councilwoman JoAnn Watson, sparked a discussion over the need for city leaders and others to focus more on violence in Detroit.

“We need to have that same level of outrage with respect to the black-on-black crime that takes place in our community,” Councilman Kenneth Cockrel Jr. said.“How many people were shot — maybe even shot and killed this past weekend in the city — mostly likely by folks who look just like them?”
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#952699 Jul 24, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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So what does that prove? There are more stupid people looking to find anything to discredit Fox?
How many edits by Fox did they find?
How many edits by NBC?
The clueless don't want to know about NBC. They know they could be proven wrong and won't have anymore excuses.
You just don't get it.
FOX is edit central. deny all you want, but it an be proven time and again.

i have no problem with posting unedited against edited. and you shouldn't either, but for some reason it seems you're just all talk.

calling me stupid doesn't make it so. so make it so with something beyond your opinion.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#952700 Jul 24, 2013
IF OBAMA HAD A CITY, IT WOULD LOOK JUST LIKE DETROIT.

So, late on Friday, some genius jurist struck down the bankruptcy filing. Judge Rosemarie Aquilina declared Detroit’s bankruptcy “unconstitutional” because, according to the Detroit Free Press,“the Michigan Constitution prohibits actions that will lessen the pension benefits of public employees.” Which means that, in Michigan, reality is unconstitutional.

So a bankrupt ruin unable to declare bankruptcy is now back to selling off its few remaining valuables, as I learned from a Detroit News story headlined “Howdy Doody May Test Limits of Protecting Detroit Assets.”

For those of you under 40 — okay, under 80 — Howdy Doody is the beloved American children’s puppet, in western garb with a beaming smile and 48 freckles, one for every state, which gives you some idea of when his heyday was. The Howdy Doody Show ended its run on September 24, 1960, which would have made sense for Detroit, too.

The city’s Institute of Arts paid $300,000 for the original Howdy Doody puppet — or about the cost of 300,000 three-bedroom homes. Don’t get too excited — you can’t go to Detroit and see him on display; he’s in storage. He’s in some warehouse lying down doing nothing all day long, like so many other $300,000 city employees.

Instead of selling him off, maybe they should get him moonlighting as a gigolo and sell it to HBO as Hungy Doody (“When you’re looking for the real wood”).

What else is left to sell? The City of Windsor has already offered to buy the Detroit half of the Detroit/Windsor tunnel, perhaps to wall it up.

With bankruptcy temporarily struck down, we’re told that “innovation hubs” and “enterprise zones” are the answer. Seriously?

In my book After America, I observe that the physical decay of Detroit — the vacant and derelict lots for block after block after block — is as nothing compared to the decay of the city’s human capital.

Forty-seven percent of adults are functionally illiterate, which is about the same rate as the Central African Republic, which at least has the excuse that it was ruled throughout the Seventies by a cannibal emperor.

Why would any genuine innovator open a business in a Detroit “innovation hub”? Whom would you employ?

The illiterates include a recent president of the school board, Otis Mathis, which doesn’t bode well for the potential work force a decade hence.

Given their respective starting points, one has to conclude that Detroit’s Democratic party makes a far more comprehensive wrecking crew than Emperor Bokassa ever did.

No bombs, no invasions, no civil war, just “liberal”“progressive” politics day in, day out.

Mark Steyn
The Downfall of Detroit
National Review
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#952701 Jul 24, 2013
obama_the_penius wrote:
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Here we go with the greedy white man schtick!!!!
Nature made us all different so that helpless saps like you would die off quickly....
???? Son, are you making capitalism a racist issue now?

wow.

Talk about going off the deep end!

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#952703 Jul 24, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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by design, the tax cuts were set for 10 years so Bush could pass along that problem to the next guy, and since everyone knew it would be a Democrat....
and BTW....doesn't matter what Bush did during his reign. what matters are the end results....
Bush On Jobs: The Worst Track Record On Record
http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2009/01/09/bus...
and i do wish you folks would quit complaining about all of those low paying jobs Texas keeps crowing about.
You are wrong about so many things it's hard to know where to begin.

Congress passed the Bush tax cuts and Congress determined when they would expire. Republicans knew it wouldn't pass without a time limit, and the idea was for the next Congress to extend them and not screw it up.

The unemployment rate averaged 5% during Bush's two terms including a slight spike for over a year after 9/11.

If the Democrats had heeded Bush's numerous warnings about Fannie and Freddie, the housing market crisis could have been avoided.
And Obama wouldn't have had as easy a time going about destroying this country and capitalism.

Bush and Republicans weren't perfect. But they tried like hell to rein in Fannie and Freddie with much resistance from the left, they managed to keep unemployment down even after 9/11, and took the war to our enemies with 111 Democrats' blessings in Iraq.

The ball of failures falls primarily in your court. And you keep electing them.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#952704 Jul 24, 2013
George Zimmerman filed a lawsuit against NBC claiming that NBC made him (George) look racist in a edited 911 tape they aired.

The thing is, when George Zimmerman filed his Complaint with the Court, he, Zimmerman, edited out the portion of the 911 tape that George makes himself look racist when he said, "F'cking Coons." (listen to Time Stamp 2:22)

Also, at Time Stamp 3:20, on the tape you can hear George knocking or taping on a door and if you listen closely you can hear George say: "Keep an eye on my truck." Who did George say that to, and why did he edit those words out of the Transcript he filed with the Court?

Try to wrap your head around that one.

Zimmerman files a lawsuit with the Court claiming he has suffered damages of "emotional distress" from an edited 911 tape that he claims made him him look racist -- but at the same time -- Zimmerman gives the Court his own edited version of same 911 tape by cutting out his own comment: "F'cking Coons"

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/12/07/1167...
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#952705 Jul 24, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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You have seen many things in your sorry lifetime, I'm sure, most of which never happened or existed.
Do you still let guys play Pin The Donkey at the Park Restroom?
lol! You're 'sure' of so many things son.

Which is why you rarely back up your opinions!

It's either too hard for you, or simply not true....

.... and the second option is the norm!
WOW

Bronx, NY

#952706 Jul 24, 2013
CAN PRESIDENT FANCY SPEECH SHUT THE F UP AND DO SOMETHING While the general jobs numbers are showing economic recovery with improvements (though some small), the news is still bad for blacks and unemployment. African Americans still bear a disproportionate share of the national unemployment burden. Nationally, the jobless rate is 7.6 percent; for African Americans, it’s almost double at 13.7 percent.“Since 1979, the unemployment rate for blacks has tracked the same ups and downs as the overall rate, but it’s usually been at least twice as high. At the same time, it gets half the attention,” reports Huffington Post.

When in the fall of 2009, the U.S. unemployment rate reached 10 percent for the first time in 25 years, policymakers and analysts lamented, failing to take note that the average rate of African-American unemployment had been 12.2 percent, according to liberal think tank Economic Policy Institute.“And while the gap between poverty for blacks and whites has narrowed over decades, at 27.6 percent the black poverty rate is nearly double the overall rate of 15 percent,” reports HuffPo.

This basically means recovery from the recession for the African-American community is at a much slower pace. As EPI scholars wrote in a 2012 book on working America,“African Americans have essentially been living through a perpetual, slow-moving recession.”

The median wage for black women was $13.13 in 2011, according to EPI. For black men the median wage is $14.26. Compare these figures to the median wages for whites: White women earned a median wage of $15.80; white men topped the list with a median wage of $19.76.

As President Obama prepares to redirect attention to the economy today with a three-speech tour that starts in Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois, there’s hope that he will directly address the disproportionate rate of unemployment in the black community. California Rep. Karen Bass tells BET that she hopes “to hear that he’s going to continue to fight for the American Jobs Act because there are very specific components that will assist African-American communities,” including “rehab houses” for those who have undergone a foreclosure, job training, and jobs for young prospective workers. And many legislators are hoping he’ll address the bankruptcy in Detroit, a major city that’s 80 percent black.

Do you feel black joblessness is being ignored?
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#952707 Jul 24, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
So what does that prove? There are more stupid people looking to find anything to discredit Fox?
How many edits by Fox did they find?
How many edits by NBC?
The clueless don't want to know about NBC. They know they could be proven wrong and won't have anymore excuses.
You just don't get it.
sonicmoron will follow his Handlers to HELL and he wonders why no one cares about his cut-n-paste bullshit when his attitude is the issue, nothing more than an idiot, he's a loser for life...

sonicmoron always trying to make chicken salad out of old chicken bones & chicken shit...

It's the culture....
TSM

El Paso, TX

#952709 Jul 24, 2013
Huma like Hillary neither woman or embarrass about their husband sexual behavior, Hillary has done well by standing by Her Man for Huma a resume enhancement setting the next stage for her political ambition!! Liberals philosophy ‘ The end justifies means ‘ Power!!
WOW

Bronx, NY

#952710 Jul 24, 2013
BLACK AMERICA IS COMING APART AND THE FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT DOES NOTHING BUT MAKE fancy speeches and promote phony RACISM OBAMA worst PRESIDENT FOR BLACK AMERICA

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