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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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#966053 Aug 18, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Was Obama rodeo mask just a case of clowning around?
Question: If a black person wears a George W. Bush mask, is he racist? The next logical question answers the first: What if the clown wears a Bush mask at an event attended primarily by blacks and invites the crowd to cheer for the bulls?
This unlikely event would feel offensive for the same reasons the recent clown event did. The Missouri rodeo audience was mostly white and the masked man in the ring was depicting a black man. This changes everything we think about humor, about clowns and about good old-fashioned fun.
Just as N-jokes are no longer funny to almost anyone, placing a black man in the arena like an unarmed gladiator isn’t amusing. As much as we aspire to racial harmony, we have centuries of history to overcome, including the mob-inspired lynching of black men, and this is what so many saw in the clown skit. Memory conquers humor.
....I am the last person who would suggest that irreverence be censored or punished — or that clowns be sensitized. The excessively reverent are far scarier to me than those who would die laughing. Political satire is, in fact, a public service inasmuch as it channels aggression that otherwise might find bloody expression.
But a civil society should find reprehensible even mock violence against a president, especially one who belongs to a minority that was once targeted for state-sanctioned violence.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/kathle...
Anyone offended by a rodeo clown is overly sensitive and needs to get a life.

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#966054 Aug 18, 2013
steve richards wrote:
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The republicans care about the only system that will work, successful capitalism, hard work, initiative, self reliance, 2 parent families, education, less crime, real secure borders, things the dems abhor. Obamacare is another massive, wasteful failure in the making.
The proof?
Why it's everywhere, exemptions for hundreds of groups , many unions turning against it, congressional staffers being subsidized by the taxpayers, etc.
Open your eyes, Ostrich.
Where is that plan? Show me what Republicans did to stop the spiraling costs of health insurance & healthcare, to make sure everyone had access?

Border is more secure today that under Bush.

Republicans only believe in hard wrk if it includes less pay & fewer benefits.

Exemptions were given to allow more time. Some were under long term contracts.

When Congressmen & their staff utilize the exchanges, they will be covered by the federal government at the same rate they are now. Its called a benefit for working.

Got anymore baloney?

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#966055 Aug 18, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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Not going to happen anytime soon. Speech recognition in medical transcription is the norm now but it's far from perfected. In fact, it requires more work, time and focus to correct.
Technology will have to learn how to decipher foreign accents and the many nuances in each physicians' style of dictating. It still requires transcriptionists' experience and knowledge to transcribe.
Tech is moving way faster than you think. Why not have people with strong accents transcribe in their native dialect then translate the document into whichever language you want. It'll be here soon if it isn't already.

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#966056 Aug 18, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Anyone offended by a rodeo clown is overly sensitive and needs to get a life.


Galt loves racist humor partially funded by government money.

This is why Galt supports Republicans.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#966057 Aug 18, 2013
NJ raider 1 wrote:
<quoted text>Nice try but, there are more predominate white states ( red states ) that receive more than they pay into. Also in reverse, there are more minority states ( blue states ) that pay more into the system than they receive.
You have no answer as to why people that preach less gov't, are the ones milking it dry but, your ignorance won't allow you to reevaluate your thought process!
The three blackest states are Mississippi (37%), Louisiana (32%), and Georgia (30.5%).

By contrast, California is only 6.2% black.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#966058 Aug 18, 2013
Emoron wrote:
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Not necessary. If a Democrat has a concern he contacts his representative via phone or email. Republicans have the exclusive right to beat their chests and whine/rant in public.
Your representative will rarely, if ever, talk to you on the phone or read your email. But he will hear your message at a town hall meeting.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#966059 Aug 18, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Galt loves racist humor partially funded by government money.
This is why Galt supports Republicans.
The rodeo clown portrayed Obama as a black man, which he is.

Ever hear of court jesters?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#966060 Aug 18, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Exemptions were given to allow more time. Some were under long term contracts.
Contracts contrary to law are not valid.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#966061 Aug 18, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Progressive income taxation distorts the contribution of higher-income states, subsidizing lower-income states.
distorts?

it's like you're ignoring the fact that red state republican governors like to cut taxes.

Since: Jun 13

Location hidden

#966062 Aug 18, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Your representative will rarely, if ever, talk to you on the phone or read your email. But he will hear your message at a town hall meeting.
Bullshit. Representatives, either directly or via their staff, are KEENLY aware of feedback from their constituents delivered through email or phone calls. This gives them a much better handle on their base then a loud mouth chest beater at a town hall meeting. Republicans are killing their party by letting the tail wag the dog.
Patriot

Longmont, CO

#966063 Aug 18, 2013
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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#966064 Aug 18, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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The rodeo clown portrayed Obama as a black man, which he is.
Ever hear of court jesters?
so was it a white crowd?

as was pointed out earlier.... a black man in a Bush mask in front a crowd of black people who are cheering on the bull wouldn't be racist?

but everyone knows that anyone in a Bush mask is just going for laughs.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#966065 Aug 18, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Anyone offended by a rodeo clown is overly sensitive and needs to get a life.
i'm sure that's what you would say about a black man in the Bush mask.
NJ raider 1

Elizabeth, NJ

#966066 Aug 18, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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The three blackest states are Mississippi (37%), Louisiana (32%), and Georgia (30.5%).
By contrast, California is only 6.2% black.
Okay, & that may explain those states but what about the other states Utah, the Dakota's, Washington, Oregon etc... predominately white & all fall in the category of receiving more than they put in. You shot your own theory down trying to name states &, bolstered mine! Just admit your wrongs instead of wallowing in your own shit.

Since: Oct 08

Location hidden

#966067 Aug 18, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Where is that plan? Show me what Republicans did to stop the spiraling costs of health insurance & healthcare, to make sure everyone had access?
Border is more secure today that under Bush.
Republicans only believe in hard wrk if it includes less pay & fewer benefits.
Exemptions were given to allow more time. Some were under long term contracts.
When Congressmen & their staff utilize the exchanges, they will be covered by the federal government at the same rate they are now. Its called a benefit for working.
Got anymore baloney?
Show me Davey Boie where Republicans or Demorats for that matter have any say legally or otherwise on what is charged for a service in private industry? The border is still as pourous as it was under President Bush, nothing has changed. The Demorats need voters, and little or no enforcement benefits them.
TSM

El Paso, TX

#966068 Aug 18, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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so was it a white crowd?
as was pointed out earlier.... a black man in a Bush mask in front a crowd of black people who are cheering on the bull wouldn't be racist?
but everyone knows that anyone in a Bush mask is just going for laughs.
Son by Liberals reaction they agree with the Clown…Obama’s a Joke!! You need sensitivity Classes!!

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#966069 Aug 18, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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Hillary would have done a better job.
She knew another version of her own health care reform but with a different name which was rejected by both democrats and republicans shouldn't have come before jobs and the economy as a priority after the bottom fell out.
She wouldn't have dragged corrupt Chicago politicians to D.C. who went about not letting a good crisis go to waste for personal and political gain.
Hillary at least knew the score and would have led the country in our best interests instead of hers.
Yet ...

"Bush's first term saw 14,387 new final rules, 13,049 in Obama's first term"
OBAMA the GENIUS

Raleigh, NC

#966070 Aug 18, 2013
Galt likes to wear a Laura Bush mask and play with broom sticks from behind.

IT'S HILARIOUS!!

real court jester funny.

I like to see a Ted Cruz mask with a GIANT DILLLLLLDO in his mouth.

FUNNY!

dancing around the Rodeo!!

Sunday fun.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#966071 Aug 18, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
Moslem Brother Hood terrorist: An American al-Qaeda terrorist has called for more attacks on Western diplomats in the Arab world, praising the killers of the US ambassador to Libya on Sept. 11 last year, a US-based monitoring group said on Sunday.
Western nations shut embassies across the Middle East and North Africa early this month, after a warning of a possible terror attack. Many have reopened, and Britain said its Yemen embassy would open on Sunday after being closed for 12 days.
Adam Gadahn, a registered democrat and a California-born convert to Islam with a $1 million US price on his head, appealed to wealthy Moslems to offer terrorists rewards to kill ambassadors in the region, citing bounty set for killing the US ambassador to Yemen, Washington-based SITE monitoring group said.
"These prizes have a great effect in instilling fear in the hearts of our cowardly enemies," Gadahn said in the 39-minute video recording in Arabic posted on websites used by Islamist terrorists, according to SITE.
"They also encourage hesitant individuals to carry out important and great deeds in the path of Allah," he said, in an English transcript on SITE.
So, you ought to be happy that President Obama has brought the U S troops out and back home and showed caution at putting new troops in harm's way in any new battlefield ops without serious planning and operational support. It is far better now under Obama as Commander in Chief than the reckless , shoot-from-the-hip unplanned military knee-jerk reactions under George W Bush .

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#966072 Aug 18, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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i'm sure that's what you would say about a black man in the Bush mask.
You just proved Galt is right. Anyone who would b offended by a clown wearing a president's mask needs to get a life.

What does his skin color have to do with anything? You liberals really need to get over the past and quit being so racist.

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