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

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High-quality and affordably priced classes are persuading more students to begin their quest for a bachelor's degree at a community college. In Virginia, our community colleges have guaranteed transfer agreements with dozens of public and private universities." http://www.usnews.com/education/blogs/profess...
Such as?

Try transferring community college credits to an Ivy League school.

Cornell's private schools won't accept credit from their own state-supported schools unless the tuition difference is paid.

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Tell them hi for us.
That was pretty funny.
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Votgle, V.C. Summer, and Watts Bar.
V. C. Summer Unit 2 is the first new nuclear plant in the US to start construction in 30 years and is barely underway. Galt has been to the site many times.

Vogtle 3 also started limited construction this year.

Summer 3 and Vogtle 4 have not started construction.

Watts Bar 2 has been under construction for more than 30 years and is not a "new" unit.

A start is better than nothing, but other plants (Seabrook and Shoreham) have been constructed and never allowed to operate. Time will tell.
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... and he'd have health insurance so he won't be going to the emergency room and sticking you and I with the tab.
Or he could just pay the emergency room bill himself, just like any other expense of life.
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... and he'd have health insurance so he won't be going to the emergency room and sticking you and I with the tab.
By the way, what makes you think that people without insurance automatically go to the emergency room instead of a family doctor?

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the IRS is making medical decisions?
so is that going to be Politifact's lie of the year?
Okay, please note *the source*- it sometimes eludes you.

(CNBC) Get ready for the Internal Revenue Service to play a dominant role in health care. When Obamacare takes full effect next year, the agency will enforce most of the laws involved in the reformóeven deciding who gets included in the health-care mandate.

"It's also going to help manage who might get health care," said Paul Hamburger, a partner and employee benefits lawyer at Proskauer.

http://www.cnbc.com/id/100711119

(Proskauer is a global law firm that provides legal services to clients worldwide from offices in Beijing, Boca Raton, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, Newark, Paris, S„o Paulo, and Washington, DC.)
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Michele Bachmann says the IRS is "going to be in charge of our health care"

Dan Kotman, a spokesman for Bachmann, explained her comment by saying that "the Supreme Court ruled that Obamacare only meets the constitutionality standard as a tax, and the entity in the United States that enforces tax policy is the IRS. If you donít comply with Obamacareís individual mandate, you will be answering to the IRS. That is clearly the context sheís talking within because she had just said,ĎThe IRS, Greta, is the chief enforcer of Obamacare.í"

But several health policy experts agreed thatís not the same as the IRS being "in charge of our health care."

William McBride, an economist with the business-backed Tax Foundation, said the IRS has been tasked with "a tremendous amount" and that the agency is in "uncharted territory," but he added that he doubts the IRS "will effectively control much of anything related to health care."

Other health policy specialists were even more blunt. "Not accurate," said Gail Wilensky, who headed Medicare and Medicaid under President George H.W. Bush and who is now a health policy consultant. Itís a "ludicrous statement," said Jonathan Oberlander, professor of social medicine and health policy and management at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Our ruling

Bachmann said the IRS is "going to be in charge of our health care." The IRS does play a number of key roles under the health care law, but itís wrong to say it would "be in charge" of any Americanís health care. The IRS wonít oversee interactions between doctors and patients, nor will it play any more of a role than confirming that exchange purchasers qualify for subsidies. Even within the government, HHS plays a much bigger role. We rate Bachmannís claim False.

http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/state...
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Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona Smashes Human Smuggling Cartel; Ring Leader Had Been Deported 8 Times

http://standwitharizona.com/blog/2013/08/17/s...

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If you'd been paying attention ACA is supposed to bring down cost, that was its purpose. I don't think it will though overall, premiums may be lower.
Where you're screwed up is ACA doesn't change the fact that providers will still be private, and for the most part, for-profit providers. If you have the money you can get anything done you want with no waiting. Canada recently re-opened its private sector.
You just want the government to pay all your bills.
Pretty sure you're in for a big surprise - which Pelosi is probably getting hoarse saying by now.

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An Egyptian official said that the army rigged the presidential elections in June 2012, fearing widespread riots should the Muslim Brotherhoodís candidate, Mohamed Morsi, lose the race.
According to the source, who asked to remain anonymous, Ahmed Shafik, the former air force commander and former president Hosni Mubarakís last prime minister, actually won the race by a narrow margin. But the army generals ó wanting to ensure that law and order would be upheld following the elections ó feared that if Morsi was defeated, the Muslim Brotherhood would refuse to recognize the results and would end up conducting themselves just as they are now.
The official results, 51.73 percent for Morsi and 48.27% for Shafik, were almost the exact reversal of what actually happened at the polls. After the results were published, we barely heard any calls for protest or opposition among the secular-liberals, while on the religious side ó loyal either to the Muslim Brotherhood or the Salafi parties ó voters were happy with their achievement.
Considering that the election that Obama and McCain are using as their default argument was of dubious legality and was only achieved through another populist-military coup against Mubarak, they were just tampering with a highly tampered election.
*The irony then would be that the election that O'bama is using as the basis for Morsiís legitimacy was no more legitimate than his removal from power. And thatís typical for the region. The former obviously dismantles Obama's case to uphold the results of the election and possibly return Morsi to power. That is dead on arrival, but if it can be proved that O'bama made such an agreement with Morsi and the Moslem Brotherhood (not Egypt), this would be something bigger than Benghazi.
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.

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Death of Tenzing wrote:
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Which one of your lunatics told you the IRS would have access to your medical records?
CNBC did.

"Get ready for the Internal Revenue Service to play a dominant role in health care. When Obamacare takes full effect next year, the agency will enforce most of the laws involved in the reformóeven deciding who gets included in the health-care mandate.

"'It's also going to help manage who might get health care,' according to Paul Hamburger, a partner and employee benefits lawyer at Proskauer."

http://www.cnbc.com/id/100711119

(Proskauer, founded in 1875, is a global law firm providing a wide variety of legal services to clients worldwide from offices in Beijing, Boca Raton, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, Newark, Paris, S„o Paulo, and Washington, DC.)

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Michele Bachmann says the IRS is "going to be in charge of our health care"

Dan Kotman, a spokesman for Bachmann, explained her comment by saying that "the Supreme Court ruled that Obamacare only meets the constitutionality standard as a tax, and the entity in the United States that enforces tax policy is the IRS. If you don¬ít comply with Obamacare¬ís individual mandate, you will be answering to the IRS. That is clearly the context she¬ís talking within because she had just said,¬ĎThe IRS, Greta, is the chief enforcer of Obamacare.¬í"

But several health policy experts agreed that’s not the same as the IRS being "in charge of our health care."

William McBride, an economist with the business-backed Tax Foundation, said the IRS has been tasked with "a tremendous amount" and that the agency is in "uncharted territory," but he added that he doubts the IRS "will effectively control much of anything related to health care."

Other health policy specialists were even more blunt. "Not accurate," said Gail Wilensky, who headed Medicare and Medicaid under President George H.W. Bush and who is now a health policy consultant. It’s a "ludicrous statement," said Jonathan Oberlander, professor of social medicine and health policy and management at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Our ruling

Bachmann said the IRS is "going to be in charge of our health care." The IRS does play a number of key roles under the health care law, but it’s wrong to say it would "be in charge" of any American’s health care. The IRS won’t oversee interactions between doctors and patients, nor will it play any more of a role than confirming that exchange purchasers qualify for subsidies. Even within the government, HHS plays a much bigger role. We rate Bachmann’s claim False.

http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/state...
And Obamacare is Not a tax, right?

Liberals are always wrong!!!

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Lily boca raton fl wrote:
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So, in addition to listening to 3 hours of Limbaugh, you listen to another 3 hours if Beck! What comes next?
Hannity and Savage, that takes up your whole day in addition to reporting what they say on here. Do you take notes too?
Hannity is getting sacked for more hours of Savage Nation, you must be totally orgasmic.
fetch almighty listens.

Something a big mouth like you will never accomplish.
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In this two-hour interview with an atmospheric scientist and planetary risk consultant, we learn that the Fukushima catastrophe is ongoing, that the federal government is lying to us about our exposure to radiation and its attendant impact, and that our Food ďSafetyĒ agencies have raised allowable levels of radiation by more than 400%...

http://www.activistpost.com/2013/08/fukushima...
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<quoted text>Construction estimators, surveying, soil testing are all good paying and useful careers__Auto-CAD, CD ROM__I'm pretty sure I could fill up two-three pages of topix with examples.
You're showing your age old timer__go find a fkn clue.
Not everyone wants to go to college after surviving
high school. College is nothing like high school.
You are on your own.
Getting ahead with a good education helps when
looking for a better job, better pay.
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Such as?
Try transferring community college credits to an Ivy League school.
Cornell's private schools won't accept credit from their own state-supported schools unless the tuition difference is paid.
So it is all about money.
Maybe it is worth it.
Education is an investment.
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Published on Aug 17, 2013

Subject: National update from Senator Sheldon R. Songstad, Ret. of South Dakota State

POSSIBLE EMERGENCY ALERT FOR FEMA REGION III - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV

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sonicfilter wrote:
Michele Bachmann says the IRS is "going to be in charge of our health care"
Dan Kotman, a spokesman for Bachmann, explained her comment by saying that "the Supreme Court ruled that Obamacare only meets the constitutionality standard as a tax, and the entity in the United States that enforces tax policy is the IRS. If you donít comply with Obamacareís individual mandate, you will be answering to the IRS. That is clearly the context sheís talking within because she had just said,ĎThe IRS, Greta, is the chief enforcer of Obamacare.í"
But several health policy experts agreed thatís not the same as the IRS being "in charge of our health care."
William McBride, an economist with the business-backed Tax Foundation, said the IRS has been tasked with "a tremendous amount" and that the agency is in "uncharted territory," but he added that he doubts the IRS "will effectively control much of anything related to health care."
Other health policy specialists were even more blunt. "Not accurate," said Gail Wilensky, who headed Medicare and Medicaid under President George H.W. Bush and who is now a health policy consultant. Itís a "ludicrous statement," said Jonathan Oberlander, professor of social medicine and health policy and management at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Our ruling
Bachmann said the IRS is "going to be in charge of our health care." The IRS does play a number of key roles under the health care law, but itís wrong to say it would "be in charge" of any Americanís health care. The IRS wonít oversee interactions between doctors and patients, nor will it play any more of a role than confirming that exchange purchasers qualify for subsidies. Even within the government, HHS plays a much bigger role. We rate Bachmannís claim False.
http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/state...
Did you see my post with CNBC as the source? About the IRS playing a dominant role in Obamacare a few posts ago?

Here's this too.

SAN DIEGO (CN)- A lurid but vague class action accuses corrupt and abusive IRS agents of stealing 10 million people's medical records without a warrant - including "intimate medical records of every state judge in California."

http://www.courthousenews.com/2013/03/14/5570...
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/may/...
http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisrev...

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<quoted text>Oh. You mean like the Christian persecution of women as being witches?
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...

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Lily boca raton fl wrote:
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So, in addition to listening to 3 hours of Limbaugh, you listen to another 3 hours if Beck! What comes next?
Hannity and Savage, that takes up your whole day in addition to reporting what they say on here. Do you take notes too?
Hannity is getting sacked for more hours of Savage Nation, you must be totally orgasmic.
I don't listen to Beck, it was easy to prove your statement wrong, I just used Gooooooogle. I didn't know about Savage and the Hannity hours. Good thing you libs know it all:)
I only listen to Hannity when he interviews me and as far as Savage, nope--but my husband and I listen to Levin during dinner, which we eat every night together. Is there anything else you need to know?

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