Barack Obama, our next President

"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 ... Full Story
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#966102 Aug 18, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Another Rupublitard gets lost in the details__it was not about the mask but the commentary.
Refresh us on exactly what the commentary was....perhaps critical of Obama's performance, a terrible sin?
GLOOMY DAYS

Los Angeles, CA

#966103 Aug 18, 2013
2/18/2013

Prisoners Collect Mllions in Unemployment Benefits

Filed under: General — Patterico @ 1:17 pm

Another example of why we need to raise taxes in this country:

DID YOU KNOW that Philadelphia prison inmates collected unemployment benefits while sitting in their cells?

They did: 1,162 of them got an average of $344 a week for, on average, 18 weeks. That’s more than $7 million.

And many of the 25,500 inmates in other county jails in Pennsylvania did the same.

The column estimates that the state of Pennsylvania alone may have been paying as much as $27 million a year for an undetermined number of years.

Another example of why we need to raise taxes in this country:
Your tax dollars at work.
..........
Snipped from another article..

'•Despite this fact, news articles in multiple States have revealed a nationwide epidemic of unemployment benefit payments to incarcerated individuals. Recent headlines include: Illinois:``State: More than $2M in Unemployment Benefits Went to Inmates''(10/9/12); New Jersey:``Audit Says 20,000 Inmates Were Mistakenly Paid Nearly $24M in State and Federal Benefits''(5/29/13); Pennsylvania:``Inmates Collect Millions in Unemployment Benefits in Philadelphia Jails''(2/20/13); and South Carolina:``Government Waste--Inmates Collecting Millions in Fraudulent Unemployment Checks''(2/21/13). The list unfortunately does not end there, and these and other articles make it clear that taxpayers are wasting millions of dollars each year on unemployment benefit payments to prisoners.

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Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#966104 Aug 18, 2013
Picture it.

A Bush presidency with the IRS reading your medical records.

It might be happening already.

Welcome to Obama's vision.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#966105 Aug 18, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
You mean the court jesters that mocked groups of people.
So, you are saying it would be OK to use government funding to produce a racist show juts to entertain a bunch of right wing bigots?
The traditional role of the court jester was to speak the truth to the King (about himself) when all others were afraid.

Exactly what was "racist" about the clown's performance?
TSM

El Paso, TX

#966106 Aug 18, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Do ya think it had to do with what was said than just wearing a mask? Are you really this stupid, Carol?
RealDave you Liberals need to learn to laugh and stop playing the Race Card!! If this clown was wearing a Bush’s mask and said the same things the NAACP wouldn’t have had a problem but would have laughed right along with the Crowd….GROW UP!!!

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#966107 Aug 18, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Argued Friday night___on FOX News. TeaParty Pam can be expected to tote the TeaParty banner until it interferes with her career.
BTW it was Pam who benched Norm Wolfinger and appointed fellow righty Angela Corey to investigate/prosecute George Zimmerman.
Seems everyone is toting the tea party banner. Fckn tool

"As California prepares to launch its health care exchange, consumer groups are worried the uninsured could fall victim to fraud, identity theft or other crimes at the hands of some of the very people who are supposed to help them enroll.The exchange, known as Covered California, recently adopted rules for a network of more than 21,000 enrollment counselors who will provide consumers with in-person assistance as part of the federal Affordable Care Act. In some cases, they will have access to personal and financial information, from ID cards to medical histories.But the state insurance commissioner and anti-fraud groups say the exchange is falling short in ensuring that the people hired as counselors are adequately screened and monitored.Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones also said the exchange does not have a plan for investigating any complaints that might arise once the counselors start work. That means consumers who might fall prey to bogus health care products, identity theft and other abuses will have a hard time seeking justice if unscrupulous counselors get hold of their Social Security number, bank accounts, health records or other private information, he said.“We can have a real disaster on our hands,” Jones, a Democrat, said in an interview."
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#966109 Aug 18, 2013
TSM wrote:
<quoted text>
RealDave you Liberals need to learn to laugh and stop playing the Race Card!! If this clown was wearing a Bush’s mask and said the same things the NAACP wouldn’t have had a problem but would have laughed right along with the Crowd….GROW UP!!!
i agree. a black crowd wanting the bull to knock the crap out of the black guy in the Bush mask is nothing but funny.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#966110 Aug 18, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>If I was in the 20-40 year old range and working steady at $50,000 or more a year then I'd find purchasing a basic ,,minimum healthcare plan in the new health insurance exchange at around $250 dollars to be a bargain! I get a good insurance plan starting out on my work life career and save $200 bucks that I don't have to pay the government in 'penalties'. As a young , working , guy with an active social life ,I can use that extra 200 bucks!
You have some scewed up logic. You're spending $250 that you wouldn't be spending otherwise to savee $200.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#966111 Aug 18, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>So what does the freshman year at the University of Oklahoma compare to.
You're an old out of touch fk Galt, just shootin from the hip at anything that moves.
Community Colleges offer many courses tailored to local or regional job markets that Universities don't.
The University of Oklahoma is a mid-range school, typical of large state universities. Difficulty depends upon the program, just as in any school. Engineering and science programs are difficult, most liberal arts programs a joke.

Community colleges are trade schools, not academic universities.

Since: Aug 13

Location hidden

#966112 Aug 18, 2013
I wonder how many people are out there trying to figure out where they are going to come up with the money to pay for the fine (tax in other words) because they don't have health insurance as they can't afford it)

Way to pile on the poor people Prez!

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#966113 Aug 18, 2013
flack wrote:
What you are witnessing is the fundamental transformation of America into a socialist state. There can be no doubt. However this is not reversible. As technology replaces lower paying jobs (manual labor will be all but gone) the need for a well educated population will necessitate great change in the way things are done today. A smarter more rational mind is a mind that will reject the herd mentality. All the problems of today will be gone in ten years. Humans have a distinct inability to project out the causes and effects on their lives that technology will have.
I was reading an article about how smart phones are damaging to human vision and thought to myself how evolution is too slow to prepare us for technology.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#966114 Aug 18, 2013
Lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
We live in Florida, with the Sunshine Laws
Wow! Stooooooopid.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#966116 Aug 18, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
<quoted text>
So are you saying the occurrence described in "patriot's" post didn't actually happen? That his sources were sensationalizing a non-event? Sorta like this:
Death of Tenzing wrote:
<quoted text>
A Google News search of Springfield High School returns zero results about such an occurrence, I would check your sources if I were you.
Jews News "It ain't news if it ain't Jews News" sounds pretty dubious and was the basis for the article you linked.
Your were implying it was made up because your search yielded zero results. Now you're trying to move the goal line.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#966117 Aug 18, 2013
Death of Tenzing wrote:
<quoted text>
Your "hypothetical" would have been a lot more meaningful if your stock had gone from $5/share to $25/share since that's more in line with what the market has done while he's been President. However, I don't think you would get to blame him for that either, its amazing how much power y'all think he has.
How in the fck was that my hypothetical? What is it with your loony left wingers and reading comprehension?

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#966118 Aug 18, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>To answer your question, I'm sorry you're such a stupid, graceless waste of air.
Perfect example of left wing "tolerance".
TSM

El Paso, TX

#966119 Aug 18, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
i agree. a black crowd wanting the bull to knock the crap out of the black guy in the Bush mask is nothing but funny.
Son…NAACP should have been Offended when Obama tried to touch a baseball across home plate at the opening season of major league baseball now that was more Offensive to Obama/ Blacks than that Rodeo Clown!!

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#966120 Aug 18, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
The University of Oklahoma is a mid-range school, typical of large state universities. Difficulty depends upon the program, just as in any school. Engineering and science programs are difficult, most liberal arts programs a joke.
Community colleges are trade schools, not academic universities.
Of course they are. Many students get an AA for the basics and transfer credits to a four-year university to study courses for their majors. Myself included.

They're a lot less expensive and more easily assessable just for the first two years.

Of course, most all programs to learn a skill or trade are in community colleges.
Waxman

United States

#966121 Aug 18, 2013
Want to share a little something now with my Topix Peeps. Here is a photo my cousin/wife took of me this morning shooting gigundo cockroaches off the wall of my bunker. Helps pass the time when I'm not on Topix. Just another day in the life of "Waxman"!!!

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Before anyone gets alarmed, I can reassure all, my kid knows how to to avoid getting struck by a possible ricochet!!!

Baaaaaawwhaaaaaaaaa!
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#966122 Aug 18, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Of course they are. Many students get an AA for the basics and transfer credits to a four-year university to study courses for their majors. Myself included.
They're a lot less expensive and more easily assessable just for the first two years.
Of course, most all programs to learn a skill or trade are in community colleges.
Or the plethora of SallyMae schools which Galt seems to confuse with CC's.

In our area the CC's have become known a State Colleges for they offer certain 4 year degrees such as nursing. The four year course list will grow to include other fields___face it there isn't enough room in the universities to satisfy the needs of the job market.

In our area these local colleges offer various scholarships including for athletics. Galt's mindset is locked into small town 1950's___doesn't make him a bad guy___just a fkn dumbazz.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#966123 Aug 18, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Haven't been wrong about anything and provided indisputable sources - government websites and liberal media sources - to prove it.
Looking up the number of pages of new government regulations under Obamacare is not hard.
You can lead a horse to water...
FoxNews stories are not "indisputable sources" and Dana Perino is a pinhead. So, do you have any 'real sources' or just more farting around?

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