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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LCNlin

United States

#966338 Aug 18, 2013
Florida Crime
A 56-year-old Riverview man was shot dead this morning after attacking his girlfriend outside her apartment, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.
At around 6 a.m., a Vickie Rock, 50, of Riverview, was visiting a home at the Grand Oaks Apartments at 10103 Sherwood Lane in Riverview, when she heard glass breaking and screaming coming from next door, deputies said.
Rock, who was armed with a .45 caliber handgun, went outside to investigate and found a Daniel S. Robertson beating his girlfriend, Cristy Vasilakos, 40, with a metal object, deputies said.
Rock yelled at Robertson to stop, but when he turned and began attacking Rock, she fired the gun at least once, deputies said.
Deputies later arrived to discover Robertson dead in the parking lot.
Vasilakos’ front window and front door were heavily damaged, apparently by the Robertson forcing his way into her apartment, deputies said. Both women sustained facial injuries.
Detectives interviewed independent witnesses who, they said, verified statements made by the two women.
Robertson’s body will be turned over to the Hillsborough County Medical Examiner to rule on the official cause of death.
Robertson and Vasilakos both live in the complex, in different apartments. Rock was there visiting her boyfriend, according to a news release.
Rock was released Saturday without charges.
Once detectives have wrapped up their investigation, the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office will determine if charges will be filed at a later date, the sheriff’s office said.

Since: Nov 11

Westerville, OH

#966339 Aug 18, 2013
When Dan Rather asked then Vice President Bush about his role in the Iran-Contra affair during a live interview, Bush responded by saying, "Dan, how would you like it if I judged your entire career by those seven minutes when you walked off the set in New York?

See? Liberals are brain dead hypocrites.
LCNlin

United States

#966340 Aug 18, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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Militant Islamists burn down Nigeria boarding house, children burned alive.
http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/07/06...
Muslim Brotherhood burn down Coptic Christian churches.
http://townhall.com/tipsheet/leahbarkoukis/20...
Egypt's Islamists target Christian churches, schools
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/08/18/egypt...
There are 1.6 billion people of the Islamic faith.
Doubt if all are out killing people tonight or are you cherry picking again?
At the moment Muslims are killing Muslims in Egypt

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#966341 Aug 18, 2013
LCNlin wrote:
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until one is ill and can not work, depending on others ?
Seems to me a lot of people are ill and can not work because of so called 'health care'. Americans are the most medicated and sickest people in the world--why is that?
LCNlin

United States

#966342 Aug 18, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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And very hard to take seriously too.
Your daily "the world is ending unless we become republican" act got old years ago?
The world has many problems, always has, and not all were created by President Obama :-)
LCNlin

United States

#966344 Aug 18, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Seems to me a lot of people are ill and can not work because of so called 'health care'. Americans are the most medicated and sickest people in the world--why is that?
"If you have no links or examples to offer then be a good consumer and go watch TV, airhead." - shinningelectr0n

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#966345 Aug 18, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
The IRS is going to be "in charge" of "a huge national database" on health care that will include Americans’ "personal, intimate, most close-to-the-vest-secrets. "
Bachmann said the IRS is going to be "in charge" of "a huge national database" on health care that will include Americans’ "personal, intimate, most close-to-the-vest-secrets. "
The congresswoman chooses to believe that the IRS and the rest of the government intend to delve ever-further into Americans’ personal lives. We can’t predict what will happen in the future, but as best we can tell now, she has mischaracterized the intent and limitations of the hub. It’s not a "database." The IRS isn’t running it. It won’t include "intimate" health data. And most Americans won’t need to interact with it at all. We rate her comment Pants on Fire.
http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/state...
but this is all you really need to know....
....During a recent interview with Fox News, Rep. Michele Bachmann....
Someone is going to have to rate these people on how much they owe. Who do you suppose that is going to be? Hussein O'bama promised an open debate over healthcare with televised negotiations. Why did O'bama and the democrats lie?

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#966346 Aug 18, 2013
LCNlin wrote:
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"If you have no links or examples to offer then be a good consumer and go watch TV, airhead." - shinningelectr0n
The United State of America is the most heavily medicated country in the world. With 3.5 billion drugs or more prescribed each year, Americans buy more drugs per person than any other country. About 34% of American adults take at least one prescription drug and 11.5% take 3 or more, according to a 2012 Forbes report. This amounts to around 130 million Americans each month.
The negative side effects of such prevalent drug use are often underestimated. Around 125,000 Americans die each year from drug reactions, according to AP projections. That makes prescription drugs the fourth leading cause of death in America. When considering nonfatal reactions, the numbers are even worse. Hospital patients suffer 10 adverse drug reactions per 100 admissions, meaning that when you enter a hospital you have a 10% chance of such a misadventure. Of these 3.6 million episodes per year, 70% are hard to foresee but 30% are outright mistakes.
Americans spent $307 billion on prescription drugs in 2010. The pharmaceutical industry is massive in America, and deeply intertwined with the physicians who prescribe the medications. Around one fourth of doctors take cash payments from drug or device makers, and two thirds accept routine gifts of food.
- See more at: http://adamgoldfein.com/medicated-america/#st...

About 130 million Americans — many far healthier than the Heckmans — swallow, inject, inhale, infuse, spray, and pat on prescribed medication every month, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates. Americans buy much more medicine per person than any other country.
3.5 billion prescriptions per year
The number of prescriptions has swelled by two-thirds over the past decade to 3.5 billion yearly, according to IMS Health, a pharmaceutical consulting company. Americans devour even more nonprescription drugs, polling suggests.
Recently, safety questions have beset some depression and anti-inflammatory drugs, pushing pain relievers Vioxx and — most recently — Bextra from the market. Rising ranks of doctors, researchers and public health experts are saying that America is overmedicating itself. It is buying and taking far too much medicine, too readily and carelessly, for its own health and wealth, they say.
Well over 125,000 Americans die from drug reactions and mistakes each year, according to Associated Press projections from landmark medical studies of the 1990s. That could make pharmaceuticals the fourth-leading national cause of death after heart disease, cancer and stroke.

NBC--there's a good link for liberals:
http://www.nbcnews.com/id/7503122/#.UhGWNNKsi...
LCNlin

United States

#966347 Aug 18, 2013
Sen. John Thune says he and fellow Republicans in Congress “have to pick our battles wisely” as they try to halt health care reform.

Thune has signed on to a bill that would block money for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, but he acknowledges it’s unlikely to pass with Democrats controlling the Senate and presidency.

He’s urging colleagues to pursue targeted “rifle shots” aimed at less popular parts of the bill, where they might persuade some Democrats to come aboard.

“Since the president has already agreed to delay the employer mandate, just say that no funds shall be expended to enforce the employer mandate. Or say that no funds shall be expended for the Internal Revenue Service to enforce the individual mandate. I think you have to find things that are perhaps doable, where you might have bipartisan support,” Thune said in an interview Tuesday after a Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce event.

The employer mandate requires large employers to provide health insurance to their workers. President Obama delayed that for at least one year. The individual mandate says everyone has to buy health insurance or pay a tax penalty.

Even as conservatives “believe profoundly that Obamacare is the wrong prescription for the country and will be very harmful to people and the economy,” Thune said, Republicans need to be “realistic” about what they can accomplish.

Sen. Tim Johnson, a Democrat, disagrees with Thune’s criticism of the law.

“The Affordable Care Act is already helping tens of thousands of South Dakotans get better health insurance coverage, and before it became law, we were the only industrialized country in the world without a national health care strategy,” Johnson said in a statement.“Trying to repeal this law would only create more obstruction in an already divisive Congress. Continuing to implement the health care law will further expand health insurance to the uninsured, self-insured, and many others who currently cannot get it or afford it.”

A battle is brewing over money for the reform act that could result in a government shutdown. Many Republicans say they won’t vote for any bill to fund the government if it contains money to implement the health care law. But if the Republican-controlled House refuses to pass a spending bill with funding, and the Democrat-controlled Senate refuses to pass a spending bill without funding, the result could be no government until the impasse is resolved.

“I don’t think anybody thinks shutting the government down is a good solution,” Thune said.“Most people realize that to achieve our ultimate goal, which is to make sure Obamacare never gets implemented, we’ve got to be in a position to fight, and we have to pick our battles wisely. I think you’ll see a fairly robust discussion about that this fall when we get back.”

http://www.argusleader.com/article/20130814/N...

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#966348 Aug 18, 2013
LCNlin wrote:
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"If you have no links or examples to offer then be a good consumer and go watch TV, airhead." - shinningelectr0n
How disease turns into disability

If you’re a fan of scooter chairs, oversized bathroom stalls and handicapped stickers for your car then go right ahead and get yourself some diabetes.

Because, it turns out that diabetes is the fastest route to disability around.

Diabetics become crippled at a shocking rate — so much so that a new look at 26 studies finds diabetics are between 50 percent and 80 percent more likely than everyone else to suffer from disability.

That includes everything from the mobility problems that’ll leave you hobbling on a cane or cruising in that scooter chair to disabilities that can leave you weak, feeble and unable to bathe, eat, shop or handle other everyday activities without help.

That’s no way to live… but if you’ve got diabetes, that could be your future, because this disease is often accompanied by amputation, vision problems, blindness and more.

The high sugar levels can also damage muscle, leaving you so weak you can barely stand. And of course the disease also raises your risk of heart attack and heart failure, kidney problems, stroke and more — and any one of those conditions can lead to permanent and crippling damage.

And let’s not forget that diabetics tend to be overweight and obese — and obesity itself is often a crippling condition.

FDA Adds Diabetes And Memory Loss Warnings To Popular Statin Drugs

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/news/lipitor-di...

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#966349 Aug 18, 2013
LCNlin wrote:
Well, that Rolling Stone article about rising sea levels and freak weather did theorize that eventually Miami would be damaged so badly that the federal government would decide it would just be more cost effective to cut its loses and let it be destroyed. We just didn't think it would happen so soon.
Many ancient cities can now be found beneath the sea. What was man doing back then to cause sea levels to rise?
Chris

Bellflower, CA

#966350 Aug 18, 2013
The 2014 election theme will probably be the role of the IRS.

Chris
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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#966351 Aug 18, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Militant Islamists burn down Nigeria boarding house, children burned alive.
http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/07/06...
Muslim Brotherhood burn down Coptic Christian churches.
http://townhall.com/tipsheet/leahbarkoukis/20...
Egypt's Islamists target Christian churches, schools
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/08/18/egypt...
Whose side is the Magic Negro on again?

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#966352 Aug 18, 2013
LCNlin wrote:
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"If you have no links or examples to offer then be a good consumer and go watch TV, airhead." - shinningelectr0n
Bored with all that TV watching, eh?

Your right hand's sore, too:>

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#966353 Aug 18, 2013
Eman wrote:
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Many ancient cities can now be found beneath the sea. What was man doing back then to cause sea levels to rise?
New Orleans is next and who will take in the population of the Netherlands?

Detroit's been underwater ever since they elected their first black mayor, City Council and School Board 50 years ago.
LCNlin

United States

#966354 Aug 18, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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Bored with all that TV watching, eh?
"If you weren't tilting at windmills, you would have nothing to post." -Waxman
ram it down your throats

Gurnee, IL

#966355 Aug 18, 2013
Why don't you people Google agenda 21 and comment on that! Any takers
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#966356 Aug 18, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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Russia and China laugh at the Boy Messiah. From Benghazi to the 58th State, he's about as politically erudite and astute as this little fellow below.
Here's the Magic Negro standing tall: http://www.bing.com/az/hprichbg/rb/DenaliSqui...
Cute but stupid as hell.
lol!... as bushie boy bows to Russia saying "may I please deliver humanitarian aid?"
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#966357 Aug 18, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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fetch almighty listens.
Something a big mouth like you will never accomplish.
lol! you are a doofus!
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#966358 Aug 18, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text> witchcraft laws were much more a phenomenon of secular courts and governments than religious- a few witch hunters abhorred all women-most had nothing to do with Christianity. They were secular like the democrats of today.
Why not educate yourself with some history there yeah hoo instead of spewing the same crap to fit your muzzie loving agenda?
http://departments.kings.edu/womens_history/w...
Really? Well, this is what YOUR source says son.

I suggest you educate yourself with some history (especially ones you want to quote from) instead of spewing the same crap to fit your radical zionist loving agenda?

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