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Since: Nov 11

United States

#968467 Aug 22, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>In defense of Obama's drone war

By Charles Krauthammer

1. By what right does the president order the killing by drone of enemies abroad? What criteria justify assassination?

Answer:(a) imminent threat, under the doctrine of self-defense, and (b) affiliation with Al Qaeda, under the laws of war.

2. But Awlaki was no ordinary enemy. He was a U.S. citizen. By what right does the president order the killing by drone of an American? Where's the due process?

Answer: Once you take up arms against the United States, you become an enemy combatant, thereby forfeiting the privileges of citizenship and the protections of the Constitution, including due process. You retain only the protection of the laws of war -- no more and no less than those of your foreign comrades-in-arms.

3. Who has the authority to decide life and death targeting?

In war, the ultimate authority is always the commander in chief and those in the lawful chain of command to whom he has delegated such authority.

This looks troubling. Obama sitting alone in the Oval Office deciding what individuals to kill. But how is that different from Lyndon Johnson sitting in his office choosing bombing targets in North Vietnam?

Moreover, we firebombed entire cities in World War II. Who chose? Commanders under the ultimate authority of the president. No judicial review, no outside legislative committee, no secret court, no authority above the president.

OK, you say. But today's war is entirely different: no front line, no end in sight.

So what? It's the jihadists who decided to make the world a battlefield and to wage war in perpetuity. Until they abandon the field, what choice do we have but to carry the fight to them?

....Now, for those who believe that the war on terror is not war but law enforcement,(a) I concede that they will find the foregoing analysis to be useless and (b) I assert that they are living on a different and distant planet.

For us earthlings, on the other hand, the case for Obama's drone war is clear. Pity that his Justice Department couldn't make it.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/02/15/in-...
But when Bush tried to do it you called him a war criminal!!!

And Navy Seal Team 6, Bush's personal assassination team, remember?

See? Liberals are brain dead hypocrites.

Since: Nov 11

United States

#968468 Aug 22, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>The federal government under the Bush administration ran an operation that allowed hundreds of guns to be transferred to suspected arms traffickers — the same tactic that congressional Republicans have criticized President Barack Obama's administration for using, two federal law enforcement officials said Tuesday.

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Another Liberal trying to rewrite history.

Bush's weapons were GPS tracked, Obama's piggi backed ones were free to Mexican drug dealers.

See? Liberals are brain dead hypocrites.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#968469 Aug 22, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
It's overwhelming when you look at places like, oh, say, Chicago.
The United States ranks among the most violent countries in gun crime in the world.
If you remove the four cities of Chicago, New York, Washington, D.C., and New Orleans from the calculation, the United States becomes 4th best place in the world with respect to gun violence.
That is what's overwhelmingly obvious.
So, how do we recude violent crime in Chicago? Perhaps what Chicago needs is a community organizer that can lead them toward civilization, and away from their uncivilized norm that consumes them today. Can you think of someone who can do that? Offhand, I can't think of anyone like that.
you ask for something that if given you would do nothing but complain about it.

so yeah, let's let Obama start voicing his concerns about the black community and then trying to run legislation through to fix it and see how you act.

Obama stays silent on those concerns because of the Right. just look at how you act about anything he does.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#968470 Aug 22, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
maybe you should check to see who that was that i was quoting.
Bruce Reeves Bartlett (October 11, 1951) is an American historian whose area of expertise is supply-side economics. He served as a domestic policy adviser to President Ronald Reagan and as a Treasury official under President George H. W. Bush.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruce_Bartlett
when he speaks i figure i need to look no farther for 'education'.
and what is it with you folks and the 47% that Reagan created?
Sonic, I'm betting you can't even define "supply-side economics".
The concept of a flat tax has been around forever. It was an argument for everyone paying a greater share of the tax burden than others since the beginning of taxation.

A flat tax is the only fair tax. EVERYONE pays. No exemptions. No exceptions. No excuses. A crackwhore gets 10 dollars, they cough up a buck fifty or so to the federal government. If you receive money in any way, you give a portion of that money to the federal government.
Let's see who gets elected when EVERYONE has to pay for what they vote for. I can guarantee you those criminals we have now won't be returning to Washington. They will have to take over the government and declare a dictatorship to stay there, which seems to be the plan.

Since: Nov 11

United States

#968471 Aug 22, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>they're called Obamaphones because conservatives lie about everything. and it sounded good when the FOX talking heads were doing their race-baiting bit.
"Race-baiting"?

Do you mean "the police acted stupidly" or "he could had being my son"?

Or "a fairy tale" from Clinton or "he would had being serving us coffee"?

Or big-butt money-face Mitchell's "whiteys" comment?

See? Liberals are brain dead hypocrites.

Since: Nov 11

United States

#968472 Aug 22, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>yawn
Facts make Liberals yawn.

Since: Nov 11

United States

#968473 Aug 22, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>but the stock market continues to rise...right???...
Not, I does not!

Beside, did not the Obama regime said the stock market does not matter?

When the Stock Market goes up is thanks to Obama but when it crashes it is unrelated to Obama, right?

Do you want you cake and eat it too?

See? Liberals are brain dead hypocrites.

Since: Nov 11

United States

#968474 Aug 22, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>Like many other businesses, UPS is covering spouses who have coverage from their own jobs. Of course, the other coverage may not be as good, but too bad. Adios.
Let's spin the bad news as no Obama's fault!

See? Liberals are brain dead hypocrites.

Since: Jun 13

Location hidden

#968475 Aug 22, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
The problem is, those promoting new laws have a reputation for not enforcing existing laws in their own districts.
Let's look at, oh, say, Chicago. The fill the morgue up to the rafters with bullet-riddles corpses every weekend, yet they have the most stringent gun control laws in the country. They obviously make no effort to enforce these laws.
Only an idiot thinks the Democrats intend to enforce any new law when it's overwhelmingly obvious they don't enforce existing laws in their districts.
Their objective is to disarm the intended victims so their uncivilized base won't get blown to hell when they venture out and begin to forage among civilized neighborhoods.
Nope. As long as Democrats maintain an uncivilized base that has no respect for other people's rights, property and lives, we will remain prepared to blow them to hell when they attempt to invade our civilized world.
You should drop this issue. It's a sure loser for you.
You ranted against a law that would have required a background check to purchase a gun which specifically PROHIBITED the creation of a database of gun owners. But you hypocritically shrug your shoulders at the NRA secretly creating a database of personal information much more intrusive.
Are you only interested in conspiracies that involve Obama?
Its okay

United States

#968476 Aug 22, 2013
martinezjosei wrote:
<quoted text>
Another Liberal trying to rewrite history.
Bush's weapons were GPS tracked, Obama's piggi backed ones were free to Mexican drug dealers.
See? Liberals are brain dead hypocrites.
Lol. You need to brush up on your facts dummy. That plan lasted 10 minutes. It fell apart when the smugglers discovered the chips and destroyed them before delivering the guns to drug cartels. Total waste of time. Like you. Now go brush up on your technology skills!!

Since: Nov 11

United States

#968477 Aug 22, 2013
steve richards wrote:
<quoted text>They're called "Obamaphones" due to one video with a fat, black freeloading bovine[possibly ur wife] screeching that her phone was indeed an "Obamaphone".

Obama Voter Says Vote for Obama because he gives a free Phone
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Sep 26, 2012 - Uploaded by RealFreedom1776
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Ur wife? Sister? Concubine?

She was also paid $20 to protest against Mitt Romney.

See? Liberals are brain dead hypocrites.

Since: Nov 11

United States

#968478 Aug 22, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>He didn't shoot anybody.

The point in the Oklahoma story is the difference in the Obama reaction, or lack thereof, all based on race.
See? Liberals are brain dead hypocrites.
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#968479 Aug 22, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
you ask for something that if given you would do nothing but complain about it.
so yeah, let's let Obama start voicing his concerns about the black community and then trying to run legislation through to fix it and see how you act.
Obama stays silent on those concerns because of the Right. just look at how you act about anything he does.
so where would i find 'thoughts of my own'?

I kid you not...

It's the culture...

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#968480 Aug 22, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
you ask for something that if given you would do nothing but complain about it.
so yeah, let's let Obama start voicing his concerns about the black community and then trying to run legislation through to fix it and see how you act.
Obama stays silent on those concerns because of the Right. just look at how you act about anything he does.
Tell us again where Obama was a community organizer? Where was that place? Oh, yeah. Wasn't Obama a community organizer, whatever the hell that is, in Chicago?
What Chicago needs is a community organizer that can lead them from the uncivilized norm that exists there today toward a civilized existence. Offhand, I can't think of anyone who can do that.

The United States ranks among the worst countries in the world for gun violence.
If the cities of Chicago, New York, Washington, D.C., and New Orleans are taken out of the calculation, the United States ranks the 4th best place in the world to live with respect to gun violence.
What do those four cities have in common?
The first thing that comes to mind is they have a traditional Democrat city government.
I suppose Detroit could be looked at, too.
Name a city in the US with a traditional Republican city government that resembles the obviously uncivilized cities run by Democrats.
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#968481 Aug 22, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
you ask for something that if given you would do nothing but complain about it.
so yeah, let's let Obama start voicing his concerns about the black community and then trying to run legislation through to fix it and see how you act.
Obama stays silent on those concerns because of the Right. just look at how you act about anything he does.
so where would i find 'thoughts of my own'?
Sonicmoron always a cut-n-paste self-congratulatory discussion, where little to no brain activity or thought progress is never made or required...

I kid you not.

It's the culture...

It's the culture...
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#968482 Aug 22, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
Sonic, I'm betting you can't even define "supply-side economics".
The concept of a flat tax has been around forever. It was an argument for everyone paying a greater share of the tax burden than others since the beginning of taxation.
A flat tax is the only fair tax. EVERYONE pays. No exemptions. No exceptions. No excuses. A crackwhore gets 10 dollars, they cough up a buck fifty or so to the federal government. If you receive money in any way, you give a portion of that money to the federal government.
Let's see who gets elected when EVERYONE has to pay for what they vote for. I can guarantee you those criminals we have now won't be returning to Washington. They will have to take over the government and declare a dictatorship to stay there, which seems to be the plan.
so what is with you folks and Reagan's 47%? it kept Mitt out of office. you'd think you guys would learn from that. but let's let a FOX talking head explain...

Every person who talks and writes about politics gets stuff wrong. Ive gotten my fair share wrong. But what I think I got most wrong in Campaign 2012 was the damage Mitt Romneys 47% remark would do to him.

It may seem obvious, but bear with me.

Mitt Romney was talking off the cuff to a supposedly off the record group of donors and muddled several data points together, ultimately telling the tale of the 47% who wont vote for him for any reason. He was referencing the 47% who dont pay taxes and interwove it with a 47% of locked in Obama support. The statement was a mess.

I didnt think Mitt Romney would be as hurt by the statement as he was because I assumed Romney had misspoken in an off the cuff way. I assumed Romney would clarify that he knew many of those who have government assistance did not actually want the assistance, but needed it. I assumed hed make the case that hed help those people get off the government dole and back into work.

In other words, I assumed Romney believed what I believe many of those people are good people who fell on hard times and are not of the same class of people who will vote for Barack Obama for free stuff. I was absolutely wrong. Romney not only believes completely what he said as he said it, he reinforced it with his post election analysis of his defeat blaming gifts to various classes of people. If that was true, as Newt Gingrich pointed out, Romney had plenty to gift to plenty strapped to the back of marching elephants.

Note to Mitt Romney: really, its you, not them. Seriously.

http://www.redstate.com/2012/11/20/ronald-rea...
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#968485 Aug 22, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>so where would i find 'thoughts of my own'?
I kid you not...
It's the culture...
you would find them in your list of copy and paste insults.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#968487 Aug 22, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
Tell us again where Obama was a community organizer? Where was that place? Oh, yeah. Wasn't Obama a community organizer, whatever the hell that is, in Chicago?
What Chicago needs is a community organizer that can lead them from the uncivilized norm that exists there today toward a civilized existence. Offhand, I can't think of anyone who can do that.
The United States ranks among the worst countries in the world for gun violence.
If the cities of Chicago, New York, Washington, D.C., and New Orleans are taken out of the calculation, the United States ranks the 4th best place in the world to live with respect to gun violence.
What do those four cities have in common?
The first thing that comes to mind is they have a traditional Democrat city government.
I suppose Detroit could be looked at, too.
Name a city in the US with a traditional Republican city government that resembles the obviously uncivilized cities run by Democrats.
get rid of guns.

seems you agree.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#968490 Aug 22, 2013
correction...
So, only an idiot would conclude any new law is intended to be enforced in Democrat districts.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#968492 Aug 22, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
so what is with you folks and Reagan's 47%? it kept Mitt out of office. you'd think you guys would learn from that. but let's let a FOX talking head explain...
Every person who talks and writes about politics gets stuff wrong. Ive gotten my fair share wrong. But what I think I got most wrong in Campaign 2012 was the damage Mitt Romneys 47% remark would do to him.
It may seem obvious, but bear with me.
Mitt Romney was talking off the cuff to a supposedly off the record group of donors and muddled several data points together, ultimately telling the tale of the 47% who wont vote for him for any reason. He was referencing the 47% who dont pay taxes and interwove it with a 47% of locked in Obama support. The statement was a mess.
I didnt think Mitt Romney would be as hurt by the statement as he was because I assumed Romney had misspoken in an off the cuff way. I assumed Romney would clarify that he knew many of those who have government assistance did not actually want the assistance, but needed it. I assumed hed make the case that hed help those people get off the government dole and back into work.
In other words, I assumed Romney believed what I believe many of those people are good people who fell on hard times and are not of the same class of people who will vote for Barack Obama for free stuff. I was absolutely wrong. Romney not only believes completely what he said as he said it, he reinforced it with his post election analysis of his defeat blaming gifts to various classes of people. If that was true, as Newt Gingrich pointed out, Romney had plenty to gift to plenty strapped to the back of marching elephants.
Note to Mitt Romney: really, its you, not them. Seriously.
http://www.redstate.com/2012/11/20/ronald-rea...
The 47 percent number is accurate.
The rest of your bullshit is just political spin.

47 percent won't like a flat tax because they will actually have to start paying for what they vote for.
It's that simple. de Tocqueville had it exactly right.

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