Barack Obama, our next President

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"The road ahead will be long. Our climb will be steep," Obama cautioned. Young and charismatic but with little experience on the national level, Obama smashed through racial barriers and easily defeated ...
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CITRUS HEIGHTS, CA (CBS13)— An injured veteran of the war in Afghanistan has been told to take down the American flag she has flying from her balcony by her apartment’s management company.

Jen Elliot was shocked when she found a notice on her front door. It’s from her property management company asking her to remove an American flag from her balcony, along with some other items.

“I was very upset and very offended by it,” she said.“We live in America. Why shouldn’t we fly our flag proudly?”

Elliot says she immediately checked her lease to see if she was in fact violating any rules.

“It does say you cannot have flags, plants or wind chimes. However, it does say that the American flag can be displayed within the laws of the state and proper flag etiquette. And mine is.”

After CBS13 went to the property manager, the rental company called Elliot to say she can fly her flag—it just can’t stay where it’s at. The flag can’t be screwed into the siding of her balcony.

“I’ve lost six people in the past three months, and I know they are going through a tough time. I fly that for them.”

She was a specialist serving as a heavy-wheeled vehicle operator and a .50-caliber gunner. She says she flies the flag to remind her of her unit overseas that she can’t be a part of anymore after she was injured.

“I suffered from PVI, which is a traumatic brain injury. I was blown off into the wall, and I was unconscious for a couple of minutes. And I still have PTSD from that.”

Elliot says she’s moving out unless they let her keep the flag the way it is.

“I’ll take my plants and wind chimes down, it that’s what you want. But I’m not taking that flag down.”

The property management company says they are meeting with Jen face-to-face on Monday to discuss their options and how they can come to a resolution.
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Waxman wrote:
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Waxman doesn't run. When a zero comes to my door, I first say "beat it", then shut the door.
You can think whatever you want, retard.
You're not welcome in my domain, Dumb Dave sock loser.
baawwaahhh!!!!
Now go play with yourself until 4AM.
lol! sure waxy runs... especially when waxy dissed the United States!

I don't have to 'think what I want' son. It's clear what YOU think of the US Navy and the Constitution. And that wouldn't make you an American!
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LoisLane59 wrote:
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Reminds me of a new show on television about how the brain plays tricks on us. Last night something was said about how it's too hard to make our brains believe something it doesn't want to see.
I had to pause it and look at my husband and say, "Liberals...that explains it."
Right! It's too had for your brain to comprehend the truth! Did your husband say, " time for a stiff one"?
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He was talking about "regulations", fool.
God! Are you an old moron, 2008Bill.
lol! poor waxy. so afraid....

... and he should be since he did a fubar!
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Jul 28, 2013
 
Waxman wrote:
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Dumb Dave thinks he is not a partisan.
Hey Dumb Dave, did Bush "abandon" Afghanistan?
It's all Bush's fault! Bush Derangement Syndrome, for sure.
Baawwaaaahhhh!!!!!
poor waxy. I think he believes he's afghani!

wow.
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LCN Llin wrote:
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Tea Party fight democracy
The same day, last month, that the Supreme Court struck down a key section of the Voting Rights Act, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott declared that Texas laws that had been stopped by the Act—because courts found them to be discriminatory—would immediately go into effect. On Friday, Attorney General Eric Holder struck back.
In the color-blind wish-world of Chief Justice Roberts and his four conservative colleagues on the Supreme Court, Jim Crow-era restrictions on minority voting represent a sad, historical curiosity, unrelated to modern reality. Surveying the landscape from their marble aerie, these five Justices decided in Shelby County v. Holder that requiring the pre-clearance of election-law changes in certain jurisdictions, a provision of Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, was now unconstitutional. Congress had passed the Act in 1965 in response to the broad denial of the right to vote; as recently as 2006, an overwhelming majority of Congress found that it was still necessary. The Court simply disagreed:“Nearly 50 years later, things have changed dramatically.”
It's going to be interesting if the popular vote and the electoral votes will be in sync the next go 'round.
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Anonymous of Indy wrote:
<quoted text>the Pseudo Liberal Democrats are the unhappy ones and cry about it all the time and the reason is because the Pseudo Liberal Democrats know that it takes work to create wealth which is why the Peudo Liberals have always gone after anyone who has wealth or created their own wealth and has worked for it and look for any means possible to confiscate & redistribute someone elses wealth through any means possible and is the real reason why Pseudo Liberal Democrats are unhappy with themselves because they know that it takes work to create wealth something the majority want nothing to do with.
Seems the right wing extremists are the ones crying and complaining all the time.
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Yes, 14 years as an MT - take or give a few months.
Yes, raising my own daughter after having her late in life was more important to me than a career and someone else raising her and, yes, working from home in another career with flexible hours made that possible.
No, my daughter was not taxpayer funded at the age of 10 and still isn't. If you don't like student loans, take it up with the government.
Being a homeowner for 25 years, townhome living suits us just fine. God willing, we will buy a home outright with hubby's 401k when he retires. Assuming, of course, Obama doesn't take that from us too.

Now what is your problem exactly?
"Obama doesn't take that from us too"? So, he took your home of 25 years?

You're truly "crazy"
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Liberals are more impressed by the intricacies of a scandal and the ensuing cover-up than any legal or ethical misconduct.
Funny. The cons here keep pushing Benghazi, the IRS and whatever else they can dream up.

And most of the posts come in the form of a question rather than anything factual.

But I enjoy it! It shows there's really nothing else for them to talk or complain about! Pretty soon, I'm sure the birthers will have to jump back in again.
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John Galt wrote:
CITRUS HEIGHTS, CA (CBS13)— An injured veteran of the war in Afghanistan has been told to take down the American flag she has flying from her balcony by her apartment’s management company.
Jen Elliot was shocked when she found a notice on her front door. It’s from her property management company asking her to remove an American flag from her balcony, along with some other items.
“I was very upset and very offended by it,” she said.“We live in America. Why shouldn’t we fly our flag proudly?”
Elliot says she immediately checked her lease to see if she was in fact violating any rules.
“It does say you cannot have flags, plants or wind chimes. However, it does say that the American flag can be displayed within the laws of the state and proper flag etiquette. And mine is.”
After CBS13 went to the property manager, the rental company called Elliot to say she can fly her flag—it just can’t stay where it’s at. The flag can’t be screwed into the siding of her balcony.
“I’ve lost six people in the past three months, and I know they are going through a tough time. I fly that for them.”
She was a specialist serving as a heavy-wheeled vehicle operator and a .50-caliber gunner. She says she flies the flag to remind her of her unit overseas that she can’t be a part of anymore after she was injured.
“I suffered from PVI, which is a traumatic brain injury. I was blown off into the wall, and I was unconscious for a couple of minutes. And I still have PTSD from that.”
Elliot says she’s moving out unless they let her keep the flag the way it is.
“I’ll take my plants and wind chimes down, it that’s what you want. But I’m not taking that flag down.”
The property management company says they are meeting with Jen face-to-face on Monday to discuss their options and how they can come to a resolution.
Yeah, yeah, yeah whatever. Let her go buy a home in the woods and she can do whatever she wants. Put he flag in her house, who cares?
Lily Boca Raton Fl

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Death of Tenzing wrote:
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The Chris Hayes who's married with children?
You're partisanship is ridiculous at times. Hayes, although misguided in his politics IMO, is a very intelligent man who makes very good arguments. When I've watched him I counter his arguments to myself so I don't feel the need to make up stupid sht about him.
Oddly enough, galts heo is big fat Limbaugh, who is a closet queen
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Game the system? Is that what progressive groups have been doing all this time?
How is a lawful tax exemption to participate in the political process waste, fraud and abuse?
Is that what liberal groups have also been doing?
Teabaggers aren't that bright:

http://markc1.typepad.com/.a/6a00d83451bb2969...

Its no stretch to my imagination that they didn't understand that to qualify for tax exemption their principle purpose could NOT be electioneering.

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Very good weekend, thanks.
How many jobs aren't being created by Obama refusing to build the pipeline? It would be great if he actually created jobs that would benefit all of us and the country.
But remember those shovel ready jobs he promised? And remember how that ended up being a private joke between him and Emmelt when Obama admitted they never really existed?
Obama wants more government workers than private sector workers. So either he thinks the money for all those salaries and benefits grows on trees or it's by design since, obviously, there isn't going to be enough money from taxpayers in the private sector when everyone is working part-time jobs and that, of course, is where the money actually comes from.
Take your pick. I choose the latter.
Funny, government employment is down during the Obama administration while the private sector has added over 7 million.

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No one works for the government?
Nope, our troops certainly don't.

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<quoted text>You Pseudo Liberals are gullible and all legal which Jimmy Carter Cut & reduced Social Security benefits but didnt eliminate them.
and here is an article since you dont remember Jimmy Carter doing it and Obama suggesting the same reducing Social Security.
Fri Apr 12, 2013 at 06:26 AM PDT.
President Obama Has Made Himself a Lame Duck
It's true that President Obama isn't the first Democratic president to propose cuts to Social Security. Jimmy Carter successfully cut Social Security.
A proposal from President Jimmy Carter in 1977 proposed indexing changes that effectively cut benefits for future retirees.
Right. Carter not only changed the index, he proposed doing so in a way that reduced benefits more than chained-CPI would. Carter also scaled back eligibility rules for Social Security's disability insurance.
How'd that work out for Democrats?
Update
Carter's Social Security cuts left the door wide open for Ronald Reagan and the Republican Party to become the defenders of Social Security. Carter's mistakes in Iran were his own but Carter's cuts to Social Security hurt the Democratic party for a generation.
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/04/12/1201... #
What does that have to do with anything? You obviously have a comprehension problem. I never said and the courts never said that Congress and the president can't reduce Social Security benefits. What I said, and what the Supreme Court said, is they can't do it arbitrarily. Presidents can propose it all they want...that doesn't make it constitutional.

"Due process of law" as interpreted by the U.S. Supreme Court: "The due process article is a restraint on the legislative as well as on the executive and judicial powers of the government, and cannot be so construed as to leave Congress free to make any process ‘due process of law’ by its mere will.” Murray v. Hoboken Land, 59 U.S. 272

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sonicfilter wrote:
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did you know that more rapes are committed by white people than there are white people who died in a pool?
seems you folks really like collecting insurance money for burning shit down.
and let's not even talk about DUIs.
http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/ucr/crime-in...
though i think the DUI thing might be the result of racial profiling. everyone knows white people aren't smart enough to figure out you shouldn't drive when you're drunk.
In one particular world, there are 98 white people and 2 black people.

It goes almost without saying that the *number* of crimes committed by white people would always be a larger *number* than those committed by black people. Cute trick, eh?

So, technically speaking, whites commit more crime in this population combination. The black racist lie here is that it is a grossly unfair and intentional comparison and you damned well know it.

In truth, the highest *per capita* rate of crime in America today resides with blacks.

To you and to millions of other black racists, this sticks in your craw. You don't like this and so resort to number games like the one I started my post with.

You are not fooling anyone, sonic. Black racism has raised its ugly head in the White House down to the AG, down to Florida politics, down to Liberal Media and on down to Welfare Frauds and you.

We see it and laugh. But, at the same time, we fear that the less cranial-endowed members of society won't catch on to the simple mind games you play and go "Duh!" and riot.

Ignorance is such an ugly human trait at times!

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Many are on the payroll, but few actually work.
Disparaging our troops again?

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CITRUS HEIGHTS, CA (CBS13)— An injured veteran of the war in Afghanistan has been told to take down the American flag she has flying from her balcony by her apartment’s management company.
Jen Elliot was shocked when she found a notice on her front door. It’s from her property management company asking her to remove an American flag from her balcony, along with some other items.
“I was very upset and very offended by it,” she said.“We live in America. Why shouldn’t we fly our flag proudly?”
Elliot says she immediately checked her lease to see if she was in fact violating any rules.
“It does say you cannot have flags, plants or wind chimes. However, it does say that the American flag can be displayed within the laws of the state and proper flag etiquette. And mine is.”
After CBS13 went to the property manager, the rental company called Elliot to say she can fly her flag—it just can’t stay where it’s at. The flag can’t be screwed into the siding of her balcony.
“I’ve lost six people in the past three months, and I know they are going through a tough time. I fly that for them.”
She was a specialist serving as a heavy-wheeled vehicle operator and a .50-caliber gunner. She says she flies the flag to remind her of her unit overseas that she can’t be a part of anymore after she was injured.
“I suffered from PVI, which is a traumatic brain injury. I was blown off into the wall, and I was unconscious for a couple of minutes. And I still have PTSD from that.”
Elliot says she’s moving out unless they let her keep the flag the way it is.
“I’ll take my plants and wind chimes down, it that’s what you want. But I’m not taking that flag down.”
The property management company says they are meeting with Jen face-to-face on Monday to discuss their options and how they can come to a resolution.
Why won't Obama let here fly her flag at her apartment?

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lily boca raton fl wrote:
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It's called entitlement.
Your genetic degradation is your entitlement, baby.

Live with it.

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