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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Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#958959 Aug 3, 2013
Tits Magee wrote:
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"A better way to make statement?" You're in good company garbageman.
What are you babbling about gramps? Glad you got the wheels on your chair unfrozen. PB Blaster?

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#958960 Aug 3, 2013
"Mr. Chairman, we do not have a crisis at Freddie Mac and particularly at Freddie Mae under the outstanding leadership of Mr. Frank Raines."
Maxine Waters (D) at 2004 Congressional Hearing

"I'm pissed off...because if it wasn't for you, I don't think we'd be here in the first place...there has been nothing indicated that is wrong with Fannie Mae..."
Gregory Meeks (D) at 2004 Congressional Hearing

"This hearing is about the political lynching of Frank Raines."
Lacy Clay (D) at 2004 Congressional Hearing

"There is a very simple solution. Congress must create a new regulator with powers at least equal to those of other financial regulators."
Ed Royce (R) at 2004 Congressional Hearing

"I'm tempted to ask how many people in this room are on the payroll of Fannie Mae."
Christopher Shays (R) at Congressional Hearing



Everyone should see the gist of that hearing for themselves and decide who really could have prevented the crisis even as far back as 2004.
LCN Llin

United States

#958961 Aug 3, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
You left this part out.
"There are plenty of culprits, like lenders who peddled easy credit, consumers who took on mortgages they could not afford and Wall Street chieftains who loaded up on mortgage-backed securities without regard to the risk.
"Bush did foresee the danger posed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the government-sponsored mortgage finance giants. The president spent years pushing a recalcitrant Congress to toughen regulation of the companies..."
Then there's this WSJ article regarding the Senate Banking Committee introducing a bill in 2005 to oversee the housing lending standards.
"In light of the current financial crisis, this bill was probably the most important piece of financial regulation before Congress in 2005 and 2006. All the Republicans on the Committee supported the bill, and all the Democrats voted against it.
"If the Democrats had let the 2005 legislation come to a vote, the huge growth in the subprime and Alt-A loan portfolios of Fannie and Freddie could not have occurred, and the scale of the financial meltdown would have been substantially less."
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1222129488114...
Then there's the Congressional hearings in 2004 to rein in Frank Raines and Fannie and Freddie.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =Yga7TlsA-1AXX
If you haven't figured out by now it's only the Democrats who blame Republicans - loudly, often and conspicuously - without a hint of reflecting on their role, you're probably too gullible.
Democrats who blame Republicans -
loudly,
often
and conspicuously
thus
winning the popular vote for President of the United States
in four of the last five elections.

There is some justice in this world!
YAY

off to lunch so carol can entertain with her youtube collection
LCN Llin

United States

#958962 Aug 3, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
OK leftist phags, its time for the morning edition of "learnin ta spell wit jeantel".
The word for this morning is "Bofum".
Now lets have lil rachel use it in a sentence:
"ma couz cleo mix up two purple dranks and offer me one, but I says "ah want bofum".....
"If you have no links or examples to offer then be a good consumer and go watch TV, airhead." - shinningelectr0n
Tits Magee

Paris, France

#958963 Aug 3, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
Oh, those crazy negroes are at it again!!
Teen With Muscular Dystrophy Beaten, Robbed & Dumped Over Hill
August 1, 2013 11:57 PM
Reporting Brenda Waters
PITTSBURGH (KDKA)— Beaten, robbed and tossed over a hillside like a bag of trash, that’s how an angry father describes what happened to his 15-year-old son. And the attacker, he says, is the boy’s best friend.
The victim, Allan Littlejohn, 15, has a form of muscular dystrophy. His father, also named Allan, says his son wears braces on his legs, walks with a limp, and has poor balance.
The teen’s father told KDKA’s Brenda Waters his son’s friend, a 16-year-old, called him Tuesday night, asking him to go to the store. That was around 10:30 p.m. At some point, something went terribly wrong and the friend turned on him, his father said.
Nearly 24 hours later, on Wednesday at 9:30 p.m., the teen was found crawling up a steep hill at Grandview Park on Mount Washington.
“I went looking for him, I filed a missing [person's] police report. I went in to the kid’s house and asked him where he was at and he said he didn’t know anything, and then my son, they called me, they said he crawled out of the park,” he said.
The victim’s father says his son’s best friend of three years is responsible for the beating, resulting in a concussion and bleeding of the ears and nose.
“He grabbed my son by the neck, choked him out, stepped on his face, robbed him, stabbed him in the neck, took his cellphone so he couldn’t call for help. He was in Grandview Park, took him and threw him over the hill,” he said.“He was 21 feet down.”
Well, it seems obvious that you haven't considered that the boy with Muscular Dystrophy was being a prick. It's like you when you think about it. You're a white guy, living in a hidey-hole in the desert with George Zimmerman. What's to stop him from holding you down and shooting you in the chest over the solar-powered remote? After all he might be tired of watching re-runs of American Idol by now and of stoopidly shooting at grape Nehi bottles all day? You're an asshole, how do you know the other child wasn't too? Think a little before you chat.
Tits Magee

Paris, France

#958964 Aug 3, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>
What are you babbling about gramps? Glad you got the wheels on your chair unfrozen. PB Blaster?
Well, son, I'm talkin' about grammar.
It starts with "g" and it works for me and it rhymes with tool.
tell_it_like_it_ IS

United States

#958965 Aug 3, 2013
If this happened in Texas....

Bashing Muslim head gear in Massachusetts...

http://abovethelaw.com/2013/08/muslim-woman-h...
Stoneman

Boise, ID

#958967 Aug 3, 2013
Lessee.

It's the Evil Republicans that are waging a "war on women" because they don't believe private insurance companies should be forced to buy screw pills for upper middle class bimbos attending high priced private law schools.

Not the party of the Socialist/Democrat NYC mayoral candidate that sends pictures of his unit to anybody he can find.

Not the party of the S/D mayor of San Diego that assaults women in his office.

Not the party of the S/D former governor of New York that bought high-priced hookers with state money.

Not the party of the S/D former president that had his genitalia sucked and ejaculated in the face of a 20-year-old employee.

Not the party of the former vice president and "environmental scientist" that assaulted a massage therapist in Portland and behaved like a "crazed sex poodle".

Not the party of the deceased "lion of the senate" who got drunk and killed his mistress in his car, driving off a bridge in Chapppaquiddick.

No. It's those evil Republicans.

Sorta makes sense that they're also responsible for the federal budget being in the tank.

Not the S/D president that jets off to Africa with the family for a $60-$100 million vacation.

Riiiiiiiiiight.
shrimp_on_treadm ills

United States

#958968 Aug 3, 2013
Tits Magee wrote:
<quoted text>
"A better way to make statement?" You're in good company garbageman.
thank you Liberal!
you got me a job!
balls_4_Obama

United States

#958970 Aug 3, 2013
Tits Magee wrote:
<quoted text>
Well, son, I'm talkin' about grammar.
It starts with "g" and it works for me and it rhymes with tool.
Thanks to Liberals like you I am clean!
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#958971 Aug 3, 2013
Anonymous of Indy wrote:
<quoted text>its you that has been swimming againt the tide and have been doing it for quite some time and provided you with links and which you provided nothing just spam.
Really? Then why don't you show me where CRA has been rescinded or overturned so that banks aren't 'forced' to make such loans and allowed the markets to get back to normal to support your claim.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#958973 Aug 3, 2013
Anonymous of Indy wrote:
<quoted text>you still dont get it, it was the Federal Government forcing the Banks to do it and here is Bill Clinton confirming it what the Purpose of the CRA and what his administration was doing.
Bill Clinton: Laying the Foundation for The House of Cards
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =_8SEi6KFKTIXX
Not all banks are required to make such loans. My previous article pointed that out.

I UNDERSTAND it's a government mandate. What YOU don't understand is it did cause the financial meltdown..... capitalistic greed did.
Tits Magee

Paris, France

#958974 Aug 3, 2013
shrimp_on_treadmills wrote:
<quoted text>
thank you Liberal!
you got me a job!
I hear they're hiring over in west Tecas too! You still got that shovel Santa brought you?
Tits Magee

Paris, France

#958975 Aug 3, 2013
You can kinda smell the shit burnin' in their little brains as they struggle, fruitlessly, with the complexities of language.
bill_cosby

United States

#958976 Aug 3, 2013
Tits Magee wrote:
<quoted text>
Well, it seems obvious that you haven't considered that the boy with Muscular Dystrophy was being a prick. It's like you when you think about it. You're a white guy, living in a hidey-hole in the desert with George Zimmerman. What's to stop him from holding you down and shooting you in the chest over the solar-powered remote? After all he might be tired of watching re-runs of American Idol by now and of stoopidly shooting at grape Nehi bottles all day? You're an asshole, how do you know the other child wasn't too? Think a little before you chat.
Are you defending the behaviour of this negro?

You are a POS...
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#958977 Aug 3, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
No one is like the unique Bunny Fwank who can speak out of both sides of his mouth and have fun with both ends of his body.
So you are wrong on three accounts:
#1. You DON'T think
#2. You assume too much.
#3. Your great difficulty with ferreting out distinguishing characteristics of just about anything has you grabbing men's crotches in the mistaken belief that they are doorknobs and you are just passing through.
Damn Straight!

Signed,

Larry Craig
Restroom stall inspector #1
Tits Magee

Paris, France

#958978 Aug 3, 2013
Fenris: "Hurry, Maw, shovel more shit in my ears so's I can deal more effectively with this pointy-headed liberal I got me on here. I think he's makin' fun of me - though I cain't be sure - and you KNOW how much a southerner hates bein' made fun of!"

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#958979 Aug 3, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Fast Food Fight: The Daily Show’s John Oliver Deep Fries Fox News
“They sell you something that looks appetizing, but leaves you feeling nauseous for hours afterwards.”~John Oliver on Fox News
http://www.newscorpse.com/ncWP/
Funny he didn't mention the liberal media starving you - and him - from a lack of information and tainted candy you both gobble up and produces symptoms of diarrhea of the mouth.
balls_4_Obama

United States

#958981 Aug 3, 2013
Queen at last! Queen at last!

Thanks be to Liberals the twins are queen at last!
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#958982 Aug 3, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
I believe it was RealDave last night who pointed out that Gramm, Leach and Bliley were all Republicans.
It wasn't the act itself that was the problem. It was passed by an overwhelming majority in both parties.
It was the lack of oversight once it was passed. Bill Clinton admitted this years later.
It was also the pressure placed on banks by the Clinton administration to loosen lending standards when minorities and organizations like ACORN began complaining about "redlining" and loans being given to only rich white people.
Republicans weren't altogether innocent but at least they realized by 2004 that danger was ahead. Democrats were still trying to convince themselves and everyone else all was just fine.
Of course, all wasn't just fine.
If more Democrats had realized like Republicans that more oversight was needed back in 2004, the crisis could have been avoided.
lol! you're so political, you have no idea what the act entails. in fact, it's clear you don't see the biggest problem with it.

and as I've already posted (and you obviously haven't read), there was no loosening of credit standards.

you people are so blind and keep working hard to remain that way.

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