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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NJ raider 1

Baltimore, MD

#967091 Aug 20, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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Ann Dunham got knocked up by Frank Marshal Davis, who dumped her after he fucked her. She married a young communist from Kenya that her father met at the airport in Honolulu when he arrived in 1959. Frank Marshal Davis arranged for Ann Dunham to have her baby in Kenya, out of the country and not an inconvenience to him. Ann Dunham returned to the United States, having been abandoned by Obama's father, and, being a college dropout with a black child, she most likely worked as a prostitute, the dominant profession of women who appeared in pornographic magazines of that era.
Capitalism is better than communism.
Canada is better than Kenya.
Cruz is better than Chipetto.
Throw the frauds out.
You're sir, are full of shit DB &, the entire Topix community can smell you coming from a mile away!
LCNlin

United States

#967092 Aug 20, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Two years after Frank & Dodd got chairmanships would be Jan of 2011.
I have news.
The recession started in 4th quarter of 2007. Housing started its slide in 2006.
Just how uninformed are you?
Republican trolls must be depressed if they are back to birfoon posts
LOL
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#967093 Aug 20, 2013
Community Reinvestment Act had nothing to do with subprime crisis

Fresh off the false and politicized attack on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, today we’re hearing the know-nothings blame the subprime crisis on the Community Reinvestment Act — a 30-year-old law that was actually weakened by the Bush administration just as the worst lending wave began. This is even more ridiculous than blaming Freddie and Fannie.

....Better targets for blame in government circles might be the 2000 law which ensured that credit default swaps would remain unregulated, the SEC’s puzzling 2004 decision to allow the largest brokerage firms to borrow upwards of 30 times their capital and that same agency’s failure to oversee those brokerage firms in subsequent years as many gorged on subprime debt.(Barry Ritholtz had an excellent and more comprehensive survey of how Washington contributed to the crisis in this week’s Barron’s.)

There’s plenty more good reading on the CRA and the subprime crisis out in the blogosphere. Ellen Seidman, who headed the Office of Thrift Supervision in the late 90s, has written several fact-filled posts about the CRA controversey, including one just last week. University of Oregon professor and economist Mark Thoma has also defended the CRA on his blog. I also learned something from a post back in April by Robert Gordon, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, which ends with this ditty:

It’s telling that, amid all the recent recriminations, even lenders have not fingered CRA. That’s because CRA didn’t bring about the reckless lending at the heart of the crisis. Just as sub-prime lending was exploding, CRA was losing force and relevance. And the worst offenders, the independent mortgage companies, were never subject to CRA — or any federal regulator. Law didn’t make them lend. The profit motive did. And that is not political correctness. It is correctness.

http://www.businessweek.com/investing/insight...

http://online.barrons.com/article/SB122246742...

http://www.newamerica.net/blog/asset-building...

http://economistsview.typepad.com/economistsv...

http://www.prospect.org/cs/articles...
PDUPONT

Belchertown, MA

#967094 Aug 20, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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Maybe you should just read about it yourself. I'd read it for you but there's a logistics problem on a forum like this.
http://www.boston.com/news/nation/articles/20...
That's just the same old slam piece you've posted before and to which I've already responded.
Get some new material Carol, you're getting stale.
NJ raider 1

Baltimore, MD

#967095 Aug 20, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
OMG.
TFO.
USA... USA... USA.
A million muslims will be at DC ground zero on 9/11. Some would call that a target-rich environment.
You just like the "some" you talk about are cowards. At least Mel Gibson had a reason for his delusions in the movie " Conspiracy Theory " &, he acted on those delusions. You & your mindless minions won't do a damn thing. You covet the spirit of fear!
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#967096 Aug 20, 2013
The Sarah Palinization of the financial crisis

Of all the canards that have been offered about the financial crisis, few are more repellant than the claim that the “real cause’’ of the mortgage meltdown was blacks and Hispanics.

Oh, excuse me -- did I just accuse someone of racism? Sorry. Proponents of the above actually blame the crisis on “government policy’’ to boost home-ownership among low-income families, who just happened to be disproportionately non-white and immigrant. Specifically, the Community Reinvestment Act “forced’’ banks to make bad loans to irresponsible borrowers, while Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac provided the financial torque by purchasing billions worth of subprime paper.

The argument has been discredited time and again, shriveling up almost as soon as it’s exposed to sunlight. But it keeps coming back, mainly because the anti-government narrative gives Republicans a way to deflect allegations that de-regulation allowed Wall Street to run wild. It’s the financial version of Sarah Palin’s new line that “extreme environmentalists” caused the BP oil spill.

http://capitalgainsandgames.com/blog/edmund-l...
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#967097 Aug 20, 2013
After losing the 2012 election the G.O.P. engaged in a bit of soul-searching, and talked publicly about changing their image, if not their policies. That phase is definitively over. The Republicans are back to denouncing every utterance that strays from an absolutely rigid right-wing orthodoxy, and even ones that really don’t.[...]

In another sign of the intense pressure on Republicans to prove their bona fides, Senator Ted Cruz of Texas on Sunday released evidence indicating that he is really and truly American. I mean he gave the Dallas Morning News his birth certificate proving that he is a “natural born American”— and therefore eligible to run for president. Mr. Cruz was born in Canada (not quite Kenya, but definitely not the U.S. of A.). But his mother was an American citizen, meaning he never had to go through a naturalization exercise.

How bizarre that Mr. Cruz felt he had to do this. Of course, the way the Republicans are going, by 2016 merely having lived in the socialist haven north of this country will probably be enough to knock him out of contention.

http://takingnote.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/08/1...

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#967098 Aug 20, 2013
steve richards wrote:
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Michelle's $300K plus a year at the hospital should have been an indictable crime, just like Jesse Jackson Jr's soon to be lavish retirement from the taxpayers. 2 crooks.
The University of Chicago who owns that hospital is a private institution. It can pay whatever it wants. The $300K + is an exaggeration.

How is working for a private institution t market rate a crime. I thought you right whiners were all about free enterprise.
NJ raider 1

Baltimore, MD

#967099 Aug 20, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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And that explains the tarmac.
Wouldn't his wife be somewhere with or near him? Where is his son and wife celebrating his graduation with him? There would obviously be other photos of that event, wouldn't there? All I see is a group of people with leis standing on the tarmac at an airport. Looks like the typical arrival in Hawaii at that time.
Bullshit.
Explain the numerous pictures of Barack Sr &, Jr together. Barack Sr, Jr, & Jr's mother all together. I look like my dad, my brother looks like my mother but, we have the same parents! He doesn't have to look like his father to be his son. Haven't you seen Maury before?

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#967100 Aug 20, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>And the millions of people who do not believe in Western Medicine.
So, if I have a guy that heals me by giving me glasses of elixir, you want someone to cover that?

Let me know because bartenders could then take my insurance card as payment.

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#967101 Aug 20, 2013
steve richards wrote:
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Anyone who believes a 2600 page bill allowing the feds to run our healthcare system is a good thing is beyond a pinhead, my description in imbecile. Are you an imbecile?
All I need to know about Obamacare is right here:
Is Congress Trying to Exempt Itself From Obamacare ...- The Blaze
www.theblaze.com/.../is-congress-trying-to-ex... ;
Apr 25, 2013 - Whats This About Congress Exempting Itself From Obamacare?..... Like they exempted themselves a few weeks ago against insider trading?
Liberals are so stupid.
Look, dumbf*ck, read your own sources.

The article clearly states that Congress is not trying to exempt themselves but deciding how to build the mechanism so that the federal government pays for part of the premiums when they sign up for coverage in the exchanges.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#967102 Aug 20, 2013
NJ raider 1 wrote:
<quoted text>You're sir, are full of shit DB &, the entire Topix community can smell you coming from a mile away!
lol
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#967104 Aug 20, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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Ann Dunham got knocked up by Frank Marshal Davis, who dumped her after he fucked her. She married a young communist from Kenya that her father met at the airport in Honolulu when he arrived in 1959. Frank Marshal Davis arranged for Ann Dunham to have her baby in Kenya, out of the country and not an inconvenience to him. Ann Dunham returned to the United States, having been abandoned by Obama's father, and, being a college dropout with a black child, she most likely worked as a prostitute, the dominant profession of women who appeared in pornographic magazines of that era.
Capitalism is better than communism.
Canada is better than Kenya.
Cruz is better than Chipetto.
Throw the frauds out.
You should just kill yourself, there's no hope for your illness

Since: Feb 13

Location hidden

#967105 Aug 20, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
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How do you & ruthie holt think odumbocare will help you, when you are already living in a box on skid-row? No WAY you'll even be able to afford even the cheapest plan on your State exchange....
You Doom and Gloom Repubs are so full of the talking points fed to you each and everyday by FauxNews.
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Maryland's insurance commissioner said Friday that the expected new rates for residents who will need to buy insurance starting Oct. 1 are up to 33% lower than expected, and that coverage for a 21-year-old non-smoker could cost as low as $93 a month.

In Connecticut, insurer HealthCT announced plans that would drop an average of 36% from its original proposal in the individual market; and Nevada will sell plans to young adults to cover catastrophic health situations for less than $100 a month.

An HHS report released this month showed that silver health exchange plans — the lower cost plans that uninsured people are more likely to buy — are an average 18% lower than anticipated in the 11 states the department studied.
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http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2...

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#967107 Aug 20, 2013
Eman wrote:
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these liberals get crazy when one insults their messiah.
Eman defends calling Obama's dead mother a slut. He & his other persona, Mr Eed, defend the practice of making up lies to slur women.

Since: Feb 13

Location hidden

#967108 Aug 20, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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The recession was caused by the Democrats' Marxist CRA subprime housing loan program that collapsed the economy after two years of oversight by Democrats Dodd and Frank.
We all have heard your dumbass views on this matter many times. Problem is they don't explain why 90% of all home loans defaulted on in 2008 during the collapse had one major item in common. 90% of all the bad home loans were less than 5 years old. What happened 5 years prior to 2008 home loan crash?
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President Bush Signs American Dream Downpayment Act of 2003
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Bush at the signing::: "Last year I set a goal to add 5.5 million new homeowners in America by the end of the decade. That is an attainable goal; that is an essential goal.
We understand that buying a home for the first time is complicated, and we want to simplify the process.
Many first-time buyers look at the paperwork from a loan application, and frankly, get a little nervous about all the fine print. Those forms can be intimidating to the first-time home buyer. They can be intimidating to the second or third-time home buyer, too.(Laughter and applause.) So this administration has proposed new rules to simplify the forms home buyers and homeowners fill out when they apply for a loan or close on a mortgage".
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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#967109 Aug 20, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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You should just kill yourself, there's no hope for your illness
lol

between replying to carols' denials and DB's sources that can't be cited, it's already been an amusing morning.

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#967110 Aug 20, 2013
steve richards wrote:
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Dumbass retard, seniors pay almost $1 trillion dollars a year towards medicare part D, how much do you pay for your welfare, section 8, Obamaphone and food stamps?


Liar.

Seniors were paying that prior to adding Part D.

Republicans passed part D without properly funding it.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#967111 Aug 20, 2013
NJ raider 1 wrote:
<quoted text>You're sir, are full of shit DB &, the entire Topix community can smell you coming from a mile away!
Can you translate your post into the written English language, please?

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#967112 Aug 20, 2013
Injudgement wrote:
<quoted text>We all have heard your dumbass views on this matter many times. Problem is they don't explain why 90% of all home loans defaulted on in 2008 during the collapse had one major item in common. 90% of all the bad home loans were less than 5 years old. What happened 5 years prior to 2008 home loan crash?
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President Bush Signs American Dream Downpayment Act of 2003
.
Bush at the signing::: "Last year I set a goal to add 5.5 million new homeowners in America by the end of the decade. That is an attainable goal; that is an essential goal.
We understand that buying a home for the first time is complicated, and we want to simplify the process.
Many first-time buyers look at the paperwork from a loan application, and frankly, get a little nervous about all the fine print. Those forms can be intimidating to the first-time home buyer. They can be intimidating to the second or third-time home buyer, too.(Laughter and applause.) So this administration has proposed new rules to simplify the forms home buyers and homeowners fill out when they apply for a loan or close on a mortgage".
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You have no way of knowing what percentage of homes belonged into what category. To learn this, you would have to convince the governments of the foreign countries to force the "Special Purpose Vehicles" Ben Bernanke referenced in his testimony to Barney Frank's committee to open their books for investigation. This has never been done.
So, just where are you getting your propaganda from?
(Laughter and applause)

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