Barack Obama, our next President

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Bernard Forand

Fort Myers, FL

#960463 Aug 6, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
<quoted text>
Funny how that was five years before the invasion.
Funny how that's complete BS, remember the UN rejected Bush's proposed action.
Funny how the only lie was that there were no WMD in 2003 or 2004 or 2005 ...
Good point Iraq war started on a republican lie similar to Vietnam, which was started on a republican lie as well.
WOW

Bronx, NY

#960464 Aug 6, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
<quoted text>
Funny how that was five years before the invasion.
Funny how that's complete BS, remember the UN rejected Bush's proposed action.
Funny how the only lie was that there were no WMD in 2003 or 2004 or 2005 ...
The AMERICAN POLICY in the MIDDLE EAST AND OIL RICH NATIONS have not changed since JIMMY CARTER WHO STARTED IT ALL so THOSE WHO FAIL HISTORY FAIL
WOW

Bronx, NY

#960465 Aug 6, 2013
OBAMA is LIKE THE CAPTAIN OF THE CRUISE SHIP CONCORDIA every person for them selves

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#960466 Aug 6, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
You should have read the entire article before posting it and making yourself look foolish again.
Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist,(R), did not allow the vote.
"If effective regulatory reform legislation...is not enacted this year, American taxpayers will continue to be exposed to the enormous risk that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac pose to the housing market, the overall financial system and the economy as a whole," the senators wrote in a letter that proved prescient.
Only 17 Republicans were targeted. Know why? Sen. Richard Shelby, the committee chairman at the time, underscored the fact it was because Democrats were already on their side, so it was not surprising that Freddie Mac and Freddie Mae went after Republicans. "Unfortunately," he said, "efforts then to derail reform were successful."
In the end, there was not enough Republican support for Hagel's bill to warrant bringing it up for a vote because Democrats also opposed it.
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,440681,00...
Wasn't Senator Chuck Hagel appointed by Obama as the Secretary of Defense?
Seems weasels stick together.
Chuck Hagel is republican like Rand Paul is--it's a shame about how low the GOP has fallen to attack each other --Next you'll hear one of them call another a 'vulture capitalist'--wait! that happened all ready . Thanks Newt!
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#960467 Aug 6, 2013
Very Sad wrote:
<quoted text>You can't take the truth, this is what happened. The only playing is the Yankee pinko media that won't tell the truth.
That's your opinion son.

Especially since you play it safe and offer nothing.

But that's ok. I understand. You're afraid.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#960468 Aug 6, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
I would like to think the Republican Party is morphing for the better to include different ideas and diversities but all with the same desire to collectively do what's in the best interest of the country.
Unlike the Democrat Party who has "evolved" into something almost unrecognizable - the godless, communists, socialists and radical progressive secularists - who collectively want to do what's in the best interest of a one-party system to control the masses by destroying capitalism and creating a nanny state.
Which tent would you rather be under?
Nevermind. I already know.
Seems clear one party is trying to hijack another party because the hijackers don't have what they want.... support and money.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#960469 Aug 6, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
<quoted text>
Wow, when you get stupid about a thing ...
The GOP held the majority in the Senate. That means they didn't need ANY D votes to pass their own legislation. They couldn't get enough R votes because 17 R Senators had been bribed into opposing the bill. The Senate Majority Leader Frist-R wouldn't even bring the bill up for a vote despite the pleadings of the bill's R supporters.
WTF???
Don't know what that makes you then.

That article clearly stated F&F targeted 17 Republicans to try and get more Republicans on their side because ALL Democrats already were.

Republicans refused to sign the bill and so it didn't work.

What don't you understand about this?

Here. You need to lighten up. Lovebird dances to polka.

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/08/05/lo...

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#960470 Aug 6, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
<quoted text>
As usual, the internet and you fail when it comes to complex, nuanced history. You try to distill everything into convenient partisan divides and nothing as complex as Reconstruction can fit into such neat little boxes. Sherman never had the authority to offer anyone 40 acres and a mule, think of how that sounds outside of that particular context, the way you frame it: The Republican Party confiscates hundreds of thousands of acres of land from wealthy land owners and gives it to the poor. How does that set with your perception of the Party?
Nevertheless, 40 acres was limited to a very small coastal area and had little or nothing to do with the emergence of sharecropping. Its simple economics: freed slaves had no work and plantation owners had no one to work their land. Regardless of whether land reform on the Atlantic coast had succeeded, sharecropping would have spread throughout the rest of the South to level this economic imbalance.
Go read a book before you hurt yourself.
Go read a book. A big one.

And then slam it shut hard on your head.

Maybe something'll stick.

Whenever LoisLane befuddles you, you walk off into a fog complaining and stay there yelling back at her.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#960471 Aug 6, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Funny that Hillary and Bill Clinton and John Kerry and almost every single democrat thought that too in 1998 - 111 still did in 2003.
Funny that the UN thought that too.
Funny that the weasels on your side were the only ones who lied.
Why is it funny? They relied on the intel as given by bushie boy.

why would he lie?

but he did!!!

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#960472 Aug 6, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Oh, did I mention the poverty level has increased, unemployment among minorities is in the two digits, job growth is moving like a snail and 90% of jobs added recently are part-time because of Obamacare?
Before the Democrats said everything was just fine with bad mortgage loans up until the very end, unemployment averaged in the 5% range during Bush's entire two terms.
Trying to blame the increase in part time employment on "Obamacare" is a Republican witch hunt.

Here's a snippet from a December, the U.S. Department of Labor Report:

Another important indicator of labor market dif&#64257; culty, the
number of persons working part time for economic reasons, has
suggested a softening in the demand for labor since about mid-
2006. Sometimes referred to as involuntary part time workers and viewed as underemployed, these individuals wanted full-time jobs but worked less than 35 hours during the survey reference week primarily due to slack work (a reduction in hours in response to unfavorable business conditions) or the inability to &#64257;nd full-time work.

In November 2008, 7.3 million persons were employed part time for economic reasons, up by 3.4 million from a recent low of 3.9 million
in April 2006." That's right, under Bush, the number of unemployed doubled in just the last two years of his presidency. That is the legacy he left for Obama.

You people really need to stop pointing a finger at Obama because there are four fingers pointing right back at you. Funny how you people always expect Obama to reverse the negative trends which began under your beloved Bushy Boy.

http://www.bls.gov/opub/ils/pdf/opbils71.pdf

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#960473 Aug 6, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
<quoted text>
HEY STUPID! When you raise the minimum wage then people have more money in their pockets which they spend and buy stuff which in turn stimulates the economy.
Community colleges are one of our greatest resources. They used to be just stepping stones to a four year college but now they offer courses like precision machining, CAD, electrical engineering, computer systems engineering, nuclear medicine, medical imaging and many more needed skills.
You're the idiot!
Go find a Community College that teaches critical thinking.

You need it.

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#960474 Aug 6, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Again I ask....
"...is it now your contention bushie boy was simply following up and executing Clinton's will from 1998?
And if so, how do you explain 911?..."
that is your Contention, but I do seriously believe Bush knew the 9/11/01 attacks where going to happen.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#960475 Aug 6, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>Chuck Hagel is republican like Rand Paul is--it's a shame about how low the GOP has fallen to attack each other --Next you'll hear one of them call another a 'vulture capitalist'--wait! that happened all ready . Thanks Newt!
Chuck Hagel, as it turns out, is a wolf in sheep's clothing. Obama appointed him to join the other wolves in your party. So he's on your side. We don't want him.
WOW

Bronx, NY

#960476 Aug 6, 2013
THE OBAMA LIE IS FALLING APART the truth always come out THE DIVDER IN CHIEF when the CULT OF PERSONALITY STARTED TO FADE HE STARTED TO USE ISMS YHAT BEER SUMMIT WAS A WAS OF TIME OBAMA BUT YOU REALLY JUST WANTED A BEER NOT TO STOP WHAT HAPPENED TO TRAYVON YOU WANTE TO LET WHITE FOLKS KNOW YOU DONT HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT ME AND THIS NONSENSE MILLER TIME . IF YOU DONT LAUGH YOU CRY LOLOLOLOLOLHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH Ah cant wait for him to start a BUSH WAR TO COVER HIS DIRTY TRACKS WOW

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#960477 Aug 6, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
<quoted text>
and at least refer to them as they aka at the time--"Radicals".
Reconstruction generally refers to the period in United States history immediately following the Civil War in which the federal government set the conditions that would allow the rebellious Southern states back into the Union.(The precise starting point is debatable, with some prominent scholars arguing that Reconstruction actually began during the war.) In 1862, Abraham Lincoln had appointed provisional military governors to re-establish governments in Southern states recaptured by the Union Army. The main condition for re-admittance was that at least 10 percent of the voting population in 1860 take an oath of allegiance to the Union. Aware that the Presidential plan omitted any provision for social or economic reconstruction -- or black civil rights -- the anti-slavery Congressmen in the Republican Party, known as the Radicals, criticized Lincoln's leniency. The goal of reconstruction was to readmit the South on terms that were acceptable to the north -- full political and civil equality for blacks and the denial of the political rights of whites who were leaders of the secession movement. The Radicals wanted to insure that newly freed blacks were protected and given their rights as Americans.
Tenzing inhabits his own little world and he only graces us with his presence occasionally.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#960478 Aug 6, 2013
This is a little brain teaser for all the liberals.

The IRS targeting investigation has identified emails between high ranking IRS and federal elections officials.

The investigation is also meeting resistance from high ranking IRS and federally elected officials to overturn all emails.

Now...let's see...what president resisted turning over requested tapes in another cover-up investigation and was forced to resign?

Raise your hands.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#960479 Aug 6, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Trying to blame the increase in part time employment on "Obamacare" is a Republican witch hunt.
Here's a snippet from a December, the U.S. Department of Labor Report:
Another important indicator of labor market dif&#64257; culty, the
number of persons working part time for economic reasons, has
suggested a softening in the demand for labor since about mid-
2006. Sometimes referred to as involuntary part time workers and viewed as underemployed, these individuals wanted full-time jobs but worked less than 35 hours during the survey reference week primarily due to slack work (a reduction in hours in response to unfavorable business conditions) or the inability to &#64257;nd full-time work.
In November 2008, 7.3 million persons were employed part time for economic reasons, up by 3.4 million from a recent low of 3.9 million
in April 2006." That's right, under Bush, the number of unemployed doubled in just the last two years of his presidency. That is the legacy he left for Obama.
You people really need to stop pointing a finger at Obama because there are four fingers pointing right back at you. Funny how you people always expect Obama to reverse the negative trends which began under your beloved Bushy Boy.
http://www.bls.gov/opub/ils/pdf/opbils71.pdf
Obama screwed up the economy and a speedier recovery because of his precious Obamacare which is scaring the hell out of those who wrote the damn thing...'scuse my French.

Now go back inside your insulated bubble of denial. You won't be able to stay there much longer. Might as well enjoy it while you can.

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#960480 Aug 6, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
Did anyone else know there were a significant number of hard-core terrorists who escaped from several prisons in several Middle Eastern countries recently?
I just found out about it myself yesterday.
Obama must have been too busy talking about a local news story his liberal media created to keep us racially divided.
Also, how did some of you hear about the massive closing of embassies around the world?
Did I miss the president's press briefing about this too?
Guess the most important story was him calling a gay athlete to congratulate him for coming out of the closet.
Yes, you have obviously been out of the loop. The story about the terrorists who escaped the prison in Pakistan, Indonesia, Iraq has been all over the news. Since these all happened in foreign countries, it doesn't warrant any special announcement by the State Department.

As far bas the "massive closing of embassies around the world", you have obviously tuned yourself out. The State Department has held press briefing on more than occasion regarding the closings.

http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/08/01...

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#960481 Aug 6, 2013
Lordy, my head hurts from beating it against a liberal brick wall again today.

But I tried to do my best to put a little crack in that thick cement.

And, of course, I'll keep trying. Later.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#960482 Aug 6, 2013
Injudgement wrote:
<quoted text>Okay you Repub wackos I'm still hung up on this NSA thing were you think they are listening to your calls and reading your emails. It's estimated there are 3 to 4 Billion calls and emails per DAY just in the US. If we go by the low 3 Billion and each is read or listened in on just for 1 minute that's 50,000,000 hours per day. How many people does it take to listen in or read 50 Million hours of info per day?
Repub math.
You have the Mind's Eye of a newborn infant.
And the full diaper.

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