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

Since: Apr 09

Elmont, Long Island NY

#970186 Aug 25, 2013
I ME I ME I ME I ME I ME wrote:
Roderick Scott, an African American man, shot and killed Christopher Cervini, a 17-year-old white youth, in 2009.
Scott faced a charge of first-degree manslaughter, and claimed he shot the teen in self defense.
Scott was subsequently acquitted.
All this happened in New York State, which, even back then, had much tougher gun and self defense laws than the state of Florida has.
What are the legal similarities and differences between this case and the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman case?
for starters, how long was it before Scott was arrested? Did it take numerous protests for the police to finally decide to arrest Scott and charge him with murder?

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Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#970187 Aug 25, 2013
Karma is a_______ wrote:
<quoted text>
for starters, how long was it before Scott was arrested? Did it take numerous protests for the police to finally decide to arrest Scott and charge him with murder?
which is why we don't have mob rule in this country. You libtards would have had Zimmerman strung up on the nearest tree that day if you had your way. Hanging an innocent man is so socialist.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#970188 Aug 25, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Most of you are!
if only the black folks would buy that....

Since: Oct 12

Ford City, PA

#970189 Aug 25, 2013
NJ raider 1 wrote:
<quoted text>You lack in comprehension, heavily! Zimmerman wasn't even charged for over a month. Had the police charged Zimmerman like they shouldn't, nobody outside the state of Florida would've even heard of Zimmerman or, Trayvon Martin. I don't care what the circumstances, if a blackman shoots &, kills anyone, he will be charged &, face a trial. The cases are identical if not for that 1 gigantic difference!
show me the facts!!! Blacks get off on the stand your ground law all the time in fl. If you were from fl and watch the news you would know that!!!!!
PDUPONT

Belchertown, MA

#970190 Aug 25, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Democrats will not even contemplate cutting waste and duplication in the entitlement programs.
Even though Obama promised to "eliminate waste, fraud and abuse 'line by line' in the budget" in 2008.
Sounded good to get elected, I suppose.
But actual cuts might be perceived as losing votes.
Go ahead Carol, keep lying. Why would we expect anything else from you? The President cut $716 billion in overpayments, waste and fraud from Medicare. Mendacious Mitt and Lyin' Ryan accused him of cutting benefits. He's also asked Congress for the authority to consolidate and streamline various agencies to eliminate duplication of effort. Has the GOP come through with that yet? No, there too busy trying to repeal Obamacare to be concerned with that. How come it's always entitlements that benefit the poor and the middle class that are on the Republican's chopping block? How about all those tax breaks and allowances that the oil companies get? How about eliminating tax breaks for companies that move their operations overseas?

Since: Apr 09

Elmont, Long Island NY

#970191 Aug 25, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> which is why we don't have mob rule in this country. You libtards would have had Zimmerman strung up on the nearest tree that day if you had your way. Hanging an innocent man is so socialist.
yeah, I'm sure the members of the KKK that lynched blacks for years were all liberals.

tell me how many lynch mobs were comprised of liberals?

we wanted him tried, that's all.

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Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#970192 Aug 25, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
if only the black folks would buy that....
Democrats, libtards, and yes even SOME blacks are the first to start screaming about race even if race has nothing to do with it.. You know it and I know it. All you have to do is read the Topix site for a few days and it becomes quite apparent. The left could not survive without dividing people into groups and subsets!
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#970193 Aug 25, 2013
Obama Condemns Black Students to Failing Schools

The U.S. Justice Department is suing Louisiana in New Orleans federal court to block 2014-15 vouchers for students in public school systems that are under federal desegregation orders. The first year of private school vouchers "impeded the desegregation process," the federal government says.

Thirty-four school systems could be affected, including those of Jefferson, Plaquemines, St. John the Baptist and St. Tammany parishes. Under the lawsuit, the state would be barred from assigning students in those systems to private schools unless a federal judge agreed to it. A court hearing is tentatively set for Sept. 19.

The statewide voucher program, officially called the Louisiana Scholarship Program, lets low-income students in public schools graded C, D or F attend private schools at taxpayer expense. This year, 22 of the 34 systems under desegregation orders are sending some students to private schools on vouchers.

Last year, at least 570 students were affected; the program has expanded since then. The federal petition would require the state to analyze this year's vouchers to see how they affected school desegregation.

State Education Superintendent John White took issue with the suit's primary argument and its characterization of the program. Almost all the students using vouchers are black, he said. Given that framework, "it's a little ridiculous" to argue that students' departure to voucher schools makes their home school systems less white, he said. He also thought it ironic that rules set up to combat racism were being called on to keep black students in failing schools.

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Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#970194 Aug 25, 2013
Karma is a_______ wrote:
<quoted text>
yeah, I'm sure the members of the KKK that lynched blacks for years were all liberals.
tell me how many lynch mobs were comprised of liberals?
we wanted him tried, that's all.
Uh, most of them were liberals/democrats! My senator, Robert C. Byrd, remember him. Democrat. Mob rule = democrat party
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#970195 Aug 25, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>The post office was on track to show a small profit in 2006__we all know what happened next. The post office bullsht is just more old timer talk pal, just like most of your other puke.
Dumping the post office will require repealing at least 500 (big) laws, many involving banking, the way we pay for utilities, and all levels of taxes.
Oh, and is that your twin retarded brother posting from Murietta or you just acting up a little?
Noobody uses the US Mail to pay utility bills or conduct banking (except maybe retarded retired used car dealers).

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#970196 Aug 25, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! If you go to your fatherland, it's free son!
I am a Russian by decent-as in Lithuania. Seems Russia is becoming every thing America is not--but what America used to be. Putin is a leader, O'bama is a loser. Get rid of the queers, no abortions, believe in and show respect for G-d and the Bible. Russia opened the largest Jewish Museum-
http://www.csmonitor.com/World/2012/1108/In-e...

All their natural resources, more than anyone in the world. Yep--nothing is free.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#970197 Aug 25, 2013
More than a third of Americans believe in aliens (and only 2% would try to attack if they bumped into one)

Nearly 80% believe the White House has covered up the existence of aliens

More than a third of people in the U.S. believe aliens exist - and more than 10 per cent of the population believes they have seen an alien ship in the sky.

The study from National Geographic Channel found that 80 million Americans - or 36 per cent - are certain alien spaceship exist, and of those who believe, 79 per cent are convinced the White House has kept information about other lifeforms a secret.

If an alien knocked on the door, 22 per cent would try to befriend the alien, 15 per cent would run away, 13 per cent would lock their doors, and, reassuringly, only 2 per cent would try to inflict bodily harm.

Furthermore, 55 per cent believe there are real-life Men in Black-style agents who threaten people who spot UFOs.

Brad Dancer, senior vice president of research and digital media for National Geographic, said:'We wanted the pulse on people's opinions.

'We wanted to get a sense of how Americans view UFOs, what people believe and how mainstream pop culture may or may not be playing into their opinions on it.'

In total, 17 per cent of Americans had no belief in UFOs, 36 per cent think they do, and 48 per cent are not sure.

Turning to aliens vs politics, almost 65 per cent think Barack Obama would so a better job at an alien invasion over his opponent Mitt Romney.

On a slightly less realistic note, 21 per cent would call the Hulk, 12 per cent would call Batman, and eight per cent would call Spider-Man.

The survey was commissioned for an upcoming National Geographic Channel series, Chasing UFO

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/articl...
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seems that once again Obama wins out on (very) foreign policy. one more reason we, and carol, should be glad that he's in the WH.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#970198 Aug 25, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Martin Luther Kingís Dream Still Lives
In an interview with Allison Samuels, Bernice King talks about her fatherís legacy, civil rights today and the Trayvon Martin case
Letís talk about Trayvon Martin. How do you think your father would have handed the aftermath of the unarmed teenagerís death?
Obviously a childís death upsets me and the idea that so much had to be done just to get an arrest really does make the point that this country and African-Americans have to be fully aware of whatís going on around us. We have to know and understand the laws and how they pertain to us and fight those that donít support our rights. Itís also important to understand that my father would have reached out to both the Martin family and to [shooter George] Zimmerman in a situation like this. He would have extended his hand to both to begin the healing because we have to heal in order to move forward. Daddy fought for both justice and peace so he would have cared about both families and worked with both families to bring them to a better place in a very tragic situation.
George Zimmerman was found not guilty which outraged a great number of people. How do you feel?
I understood the reason behind peopleís anger since I thought evidence was there to show that Zimmerman was responsible for this young manís death. Manslaughter certainly seemed very reasonable. But with my law background Iím not sure the prosecution did all it needed to do make the case and I donít understand why. There were many issues from that night that werenít addressed and many statements about young black men that werenít rebutted by the prosecution. That was bothersome, as was the District Attorneyís upbeat demeanor after the verdict. I thought it was totally inappropriate and made you wonder if there wasnít some kind of arrangement in the end. Iíve never seen a DA so upbeat after losing such a high profile case.
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/08...
Juan Williams is going off on Jay Zee and his use of the ni gra word in his latest kill song. Isn't O'bama a close friend of Jay Pee.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#970199 Aug 25, 2013
NWaxman wrote:
<quoted text>
Inebriated.
"Out of the Blue". Watch it and then sound foolish.

Unless you're scared. Are ya' scared, Marv?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#970200 Aug 25, 2013
Buy American or Drop Dead wrote:
<quoted text>
He's successful b/c he stole Morton Downey Jr's format and applied to politics. And moron, affirmative action may get you in but intelligence and hard work keeps you there. Apparently the stuttering junkie was neither.
Of course only total imbecile would compare the POTUS to a glorified radio DJ
The idiot in the White House blames his failures on the power of Rush.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#970201 Aug 25, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
<quoted text>
Go ahead Carol, keep lying. Why would we expect anything else from you? The President cut $716 billion in overpayments, waste and fraud from Medicare. Mendacious Mitt and Lyin' Ryan accused him of cutting benefits. He's also asked Congress for the authority to consolidate and streamline various agencies to eliminate duplication of effort. Has the GOP come through with that yet? No, there too busy trying to repeal Obamacare to be concerned with that. How come it's always entitlements that benefit the poor and the middle class that are on the Republican's chopping block? How about all those tax breaks and allowances that the oil companies get? How about eliminating tax breaks for companies that move their operations overseas?
How about if the government starts taxing for profit hospitals and PHARMA?

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#970202 Aug 25, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Most of you are!
There is no doubting that the Democrat Party has in the past and still associates with Racism too with such groups as the KKK which was started by Southern Democrats after the Civil War and here in Modern Day the Pseudo Liberal Democrats are associated with the NAACP & Blacks who are doing the same but are promoting Black Racism instead of White Racism like the Southern Democrats did after the Civil War and is the party responsible for keeping Racism alive and if you go back in the 1950's & 1960's and look the Southern Democrats(Dixiecrat) were supporting White Racism and the Northern Democrats were supporting Black Racism and still are.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#970203 Aug 25, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Democrats, libtards, and yes even SOME blacks are the first to start screaming about race even if race has nothing to do with it.. You know it and I know it. All you have to do is read the Topix site for a few days and it becomes quite apparent. The left could not survive without dividing people into groups and subsets!
yeah, i should read the stories from right wingers that denigrate blacks so i can see how the left is dividing people.

but maybe....a liberal is sitting beside the right wing racist, who naturally is in it's parent's basement using an antique HP PC on a dial-up connection, holding a gun to it's head so the lib can make the right winger post racist stories about black people in the name of 'dividing'.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#970204 Aug 25, 2013
LCNlin wrote:
<quoted text>
from "he is from Kenya" to "tin men from Mars"
Good Morning
The greatest mystery and discovery in civilization and all of mankind and you're scared we're not alone in the universe.

That's not only funny but a little egotistical.

High-ranking military, astronauts, presidents, Russian generals, military, airline pilots, the former director of FAA and many other formerly sworn to secrecy military and government officials all can't be wrong or trying to pull your leg.

It's amazing to me that something so clearly obvious can be so easily denied.

Explains a lot about your politics too.
PDUPONT

Belchertown, MA

#970205 Aug 25, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
You better sit down.
According to the Las Vegas Sun:
Union leaders are concerned with a provision of the law that call for the provision of health insurance for people who work more than 30-hours per week, meaning workersí hours could be cut so that employers donít have to provide health insurance.
Danny Thompson, the head of the Nevada State AFL-CIO told the Sun in an interview this week,ďWe were told that if you liked the health insurance you had, then it would be left alone,Ē he said.ďWell, it hasnít been left alone.Ē
http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2013/aug/21/n...
The delay tee'ed them off too.
Since when does any president willy-nilly change any law of the land?
Obama thinks HE'S the government.
Just because they have concerns about certain parts and provisions of the law doesn't mean that they want to scrap the whole thing as you've suggested Carol. That part of your statement is still a lie. The law isn't perfect and could use some tweaking to make it better but that's not going to happen as long as the GOP has the singular mindset that it should be repealed. The President isn't changing the law he's simply pushing part of the implementation off for a year so that companies have more time to adjust to the new rules. Presidents have had this flexibility for years. If you really want an example of a president not enforcing a law then you need only go to Ronald Reagan who stopped enforcing the Sherman Anti Trust Act and allowed big banks to become humongous "too big to fail" institutions .

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