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
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#972737 Aug 29, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
That march was clearly a political event. Why would 4 or 5 Republicans - especially Boehner, McCain and Jeb Bush representing his brother who is recovering from a recent surgery - set themselves up for ridicule so Obama can rub it in their faces since he has continually and mercilessly demonized them even before taking office?
Obama has gone out of his way to make sure America sees both House Republicans and their constituents as the enemy.
He had no interest in their attending or speaking at that rally other than, perhaps, his liberal audience being reminded they were, in fact, the enemy while sharing the stage with a smug black radically liberal president.
Where were all the successful black republicans? Where was Alveda King, MLK's niece?
Inviting 4 or 5 white republicans was intentional knowing they would decline.
More lies, slander, opinion, and innuendo. Please go bother someone else with your claptrap.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#972738 Aug 29, 2013
Homer wrote:
So what's got the Foxites fired up this morning?
Isn't a phony war enough for Homer?

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#972739 Aug 29, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
so the Republican solution is no solution?
and you keep acting like someone other than the republicans won't come to the table. re: see above. oh but unless the Heritage plan that Mitt embraced is back on the table. no wait...it already is the law of land. never mind.
They had plenty of solutions that were both cost free and practical but none of them gave Obama his big government with more control over us and didn't give the Democrats their strictly partisan vote to pave the way for a single-payer system.

They still have the same solutions. The Democrats didn't want any part of them then and don't want to hear them now.

Unfortunately for them, they own Obamacare now.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#972740 Aug 29, 2013
Frank wrote:
<quoted text>So you think it is alright for 16 year old children to beat an 88 year old to death? No one currently in prison should be able to vote.
The poster never suggested it was alright, nor did they say anyone currently in prison should be allowed to vote, they said their voting rights should be restored AFTER they paid their debt to society. Go back and reread their post.

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#972741 Aug 29, 2013
steve richards wrote:
<quoted text>
No whites with the financial ability will live any where near blacks. It's not safe.
"steve richards"
Have to disagree. We have a black family in the neighborhood. Good folks. Dad is an attorney, mom, a stay at home mom. 3 kids, polite, friendly, interact well with other kids. Keep their and yard looking good, fly an American flag everyday.
Trust me if I wanted to move I could. Why would I.
Peace
PS: We are white
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#972742 Aug 29, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
"The era of big government is over."
~President Bill Clinton (State of the Union Address)
How funny is that?
He was probably referring to Reagan when he said that.
PDUPONT

Belchertown, MA

#972743 Aug 29, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Even MLK's niece, Alveda King, wasn't asked to speak. She's a black republican.
Well that's not really surprising Carol considering that she's vehemently anti gay rights. Tim Scott wasn't invited either because of his anti labor stands.
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#972745 Aug 29, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
plus 20 lashes with a wet noodle....the judge obviously considered the charges to be a joke...
The charges weren't a joke her lies were recorded on law enforcement audio equipment and heard on national television hook ups all while George sat there like a potted plant. She not only lied but bowed up when pushed about the rental home situation. She did the right thing by negotiating the plea agreement.

Incidentally during the course of the legal mumbo jumbo leading to George's trial her mother got a major league DUI that made it into the national news. Georges stupidity created grief for dozens of his friends and neighbors along with his family.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#972747 Aug 29, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>She should get as far away from that murderer as possible. He will kill again and she would be the most likely victim.
You'd think with the power behind the Department of Justice and Eric Holder's fired up determination to make this a racial crime and his mission to file a civil suit against Zimmerman, Zimmerman would already be back in the news - and in court.

Holder's use of the FBI [at the taxpayers' expense] couldn't find one shred of evidence this was true.

So give it up, Homer. Eric Holder did.

Bernard Forand

Fort Myers, FL

#972748 Aug 29, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Repetition is necessary for those with thick skulls.
The majority of Americans did not want Obamacare from the beginning and still don't.
Democrats who wrote the darn thing are backtracking.
And there's bee yet another delay because they don't even know how to get the darn thing off the ground.
But you go ahead and wave your little sign.
Lois still playing with the judge. LOL Your comment is False. Here is one example of how intelligence is seeping into the republicans ranks in spite of the kooks ideologies.
Obama’s empathy for our nation has been demonstrated numerous times. That’s why republicans have labeled him as Obamacare. Now he is going to gather up the Tea and cast it out unto the waters of oblivion with the traditionalist republicans help.
Fortunately there is hope and it is being demonstrated, more and more every day, with the moderate republicans and the intellectuals of the party that are distancing themselves from the dysfunctional “Ideologues” of their party. Obama has aided them with his brilliance. A Tea bulwark has fallen.
Obamacare drives a wedge, fracturing republican party. Phoenix Arizona’s Governor Jan Brewer pulled off a major coup by distancing herself, along with a few staunch republican state senators, from their extremist elements within their party. Rallying the support by emphasizing “Moral and Monetarily Correct”. Stating “It’s pro-life, it’s saving lives, it is creating jobs, it is saving hospitals,” and “I don’t know how you can get any more conservative than that,”
Typical of the intoxicated Tea Party’s strategy. Derogatory remarks are let loose with no substance to any issue for debate. Going so far as to invoke some religious sniping by A.J LaFaro chairman of the Maricopa County Republican Committee, comparing Jan Brewer to Judas! Libertarian blog post by Tyler S. Boyer on the “Freedom Works” site, refers to Jan as “An unfortunate display of ineptitude.” Derogatory continues to surface from the right wing extremist. Reagan once said” Republicans should not speak ill of one another” Something the extremist have ignored, as they have demonstrated on various issues, ignoring supporting their constituents for some personal ego political ploy. Ignoring the facts that voters agreed, in 1996 and in 2000, to extend Medicaid coverage to childless adults, one of the main beneficiaries of the Medicaid expansion.
Mr. Coughlin states “Ideologues have their agendas” Mr. Coughlin goes on to say “and the part of the party that’s taking issue with the governor right now is all made up of ideologues”!
Moderate republicans will be required to expand their platforms to educate their constituents of the fallacies of the zealot extremist policies. Focusing on the more intelligent groups within their spheres such as women and independents.
Bruce Merrill, political behaviorist senior research at Morrison Institute for Public Policy of the Arizona University states “how truly fractured the Republican Party in Arizona is.” expressly due to Obamacare.
“The real brilliance of Barack Obama when he made Medicaid an all-or-nothing proposition,” giving states no option but to cover individuals with incomes up to 133 percent of the federal poverty line if they were to qualify for federal reimbursement,“was that he pitted fiscally conservative Republicans against one another,” he said.
Governor Jan Brewer views it as merely bruised egos that will heal with time.“Nobody likes to lose, and that’s what happened”. AND this is but one example of many.
Tea will not be served…. Out of service…

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#972749 Aug 29, 2013
PDUPONT wrote:
<quoted text>
Well that's not really surprising Carol considering that she's vehemently anti gay rights. Tim Scott wasn't invited either because of his anti labor stands.
Are you sure you're not confusing gay "rights" with gay "marriage" as you liberals so often do?
TSM

El Paso, TX

#972750 Aug 29, 2013
In the past 2.5 years over 1, 00,000 deaths in Syria little concern little action from this President I guess it’s not how you died but the Method is which you Died!!
Bernard Forand

Fort Myers, FL

#972751 Aug 29, 2013
Tea party or any fanatic organization that holds a nation hostage is not a responsible organization. Some may have a good idea but they are lost within the herded sheep. Thus as they bay as one then they are judged as one.
Core republicans have spoken out against these hooligans and their pirating tactics. Merely exposes the republican party to be painted with the same paint brush. Until I can see actual civilized leadership from that Tea, I will not accept anything they offer. As they are tainted with irresponsible false leadership. No trust or credit of merit to be bestowed upon them.
Now on to Syria; Obama has demonstrated his intelligence in dealing with middle east abnormalities.
1} Captures Osama Ben Laden with out archaic torture chamber scenarios. Simple use of migration algorithms.
2} Libyan war settled within months with no lost of American lives, in the line of fire.
3} Invades Iran with a virus rather than with stomping boots. Something the right wing republican Military Industrialist deplore.
As for Syria I would expect the same intelligence will be demonstrated as to what is necessary. If it were a republican I would expect another drawn out war. Supplying vast sums of our infrastructure needed money to go to the Military Industrialist. Further increasing our inequality status in the developed nations. Presently we are last. More in line with Iran and or Turkey!
Price of inequality is demonstrated with increasing poverty. Republicans infamous for increasing inequality to favor the 1% has been exposed. That is what you seek to support…??? Care for a cup of Tea?
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#972752 Aug 29, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Isn't a phony war enough for Homer?
Iraq War has everyone fired up this morning? That is the only phony war I am aware of.
Bernard Forand

Fort Myers, FL

#972753 Aug 29, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Repetition is necessary for those with thick skulls.
The majority of Americans did not want Obamacare from the beginning and still don't.
Democrats who wrote the darn thing are backtracking.
And there's bee yet another delay because they don't even know how to get the darn thing off the ground.
But you go ahead and wave your little sign.
Lois still playing with the judge. Fears replies. That what you get from drinking the Tea. LOL Your comment is False. Here is one example of how intelligence is seeping into the republicans ranks in spite of the kooks ideologies.
Obama’s empathy for our nation has been demonstrated numerous times. That’s why republicans have labeled him as Obamacare. Now he is going to gather up the Tea and cast it out unto the waters of oblivion with the traditionalist republicans help.
Fortunately there is hope and it is being demonstrated, more and more every day, with the moderate republicans and the intellectuals of the party that are distancing themselves from the dysfunctional “Ideologues” of their party. Obama has aided them with his brilliance. A Tea bulwark has fallen.
Obamacare drives a wedge, fracturing republican party. Phoenix Arizona’s Governor Jan Brewer pulled off a major coup by distancing herself, along with a few staunch republican state senators, from their extremist elements within their party. Rallying the support by emphasizing “Moral and Monetarily Correct”. Stating “It’s pro-life, it’s saving lives, it is creating jobs, it is saving hospitals,” and “I don’t know how you can get any more conservative than that,”
Typical of the intoxicated Tea Party’s strategy. Derogatory remarks are let loose with no substance to any issue for debate. Going so far as to invoke some religious sniping by A.J LaFaro chairman of the Maricopa County Republican Committee, comparing Jan Brewer to Judas! Libertarian blog post by Tyler S. Boyer on the “Freedom Works” site, refers to Jan as “An unfortunate display of ineptitude.” Derogatory continues to surface from the right wing extremist. Reagan once said” Republicans should not speak ill of one another” Something the extremist have ignored, as they have demonstrated on various issues, ignoring supporting their constituents for some personal ego political ploy. Ignoring the facts that voters agreed, in 1996 and in 2000, to extend Medicaid coverage to childless adults, one of the main beneficiaries of the Medicaid expansion.
Mr. Coughlin states “Ideologues have their agendas” Mr. Coughlin goes on to say “and the part of the party that’s taking issue with the governor right now is all made up of ideologues”!
Moderate republicans will be required to expand their platforms to educate their constituents of the fallacies of the zealot extremist policies. Focusing on the more intelligent groups within their spheres such as women and independents.
Bruce Merrill, political behaviorist senior research at Morrison Institute for Public Policy of the Arizona University states “how truly fractured the Republican Party in Arizona is.” expressly due to Obamacare.
“The real brilliance of Barack Obama when he made Medicaid an all-or-nothing proposition,” giving states no option but to cover individuals with incomes up to 133 percent of the federal poverty line if they were to qualify for federal reimbursement,“was that he pitted fiscally conservative Republicans against one another,” he said.
Governor Jan Brewer views it as merely bruised egos that will heal with time.“Nobody likes to lose, and that’s what happened”. AND this is but one example of many.
Tea will not be served…. Out of service…
Hey mental midget

United States

#972754 Aug 29, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
"The era of big government is over."
~President Bill Clinton (State of the Union Address)
How funny is that?
It's about as funny as you, the internet's "lying sack of shyt", thinking anyone takes anything you say seriously. Now that's FUNNY!

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#972755 Aug 29, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>He was probably referring to Reagan when he said that.
No, he actually he was referring to the Republicans' Contract with America that actually work and him getting most of the credit.

Clinton was very smart to move to the center. It's what saved his presidency in lieu of all the scandals.

This president is as stubborn as a jackass. Republicans are treated like virtual outcasts so they have no choice but to bide their time until the nation realizes they screwed up royally.

Obamacare should do it if it ever gets off the ground or destroys the economy and too many businesses before it does.

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#972756 Aug 29, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
I get it.
It was OK for Bush to kill 4000 soldiers because he thought the guy in Iraq had WMDs.
If Obama went by Bush's "red line", we'd have invaded Syria already.
You people are pathetic.
Now you say we should be afraid of our enemies & cower in fear instead to working to prevent the slaughter on innocents.
Funny how you fricken chickensh*ts went from puffy chested war mongers under Bush to cowering whining little sh*ts under Obama.
If Syria used chemical weapons, then missile strikes are justified.
"real dumb"
America should not be the worlds policeman. You talk of the slaughter of innocents. If missiles are used in Syria there will be collateral damage. Civilians will be killed, lots of them.
Peace
KMA
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#972757 Aug 29, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>The poster never suggested it was alright, nor did they say anyone currently in prison should be allowed to vote, they said their voting rights should be restored AFTER they paid their debt to society. Go back and reread their post.
Animals who shot down runners in the street and beat old men to death can NEVER pay their debt to society and need to be removed from the gene pool, with extreme prejudice, regardless of their age.
Bernard Forand

Fort Myers, FL

#972758 Aug 29, 2013
Lois states { Repetition is necessary for those with thick skulls.

The majority of Americans did not want Obamacare from the beginning and still don't.
Lois still playing with the judge. Fears replies. Hacking Topix. Typical kook. That is what you get from drinking the Tea. LOL Your comment is False. Here is one example of how intelligence is seeping into the republicans ranks in spite of the kooks ideologies.
Obama’s empathy for our nation has been demonstrated numerous times. That’s why republicans have labeled him as Obamacare. Now he is going to gather up the Tea and cast it out unto the waters of oblivion with the traditionalist republicans help.
Fortunately there is hope and it is being demonstrated, more and more every day, with the moderate republicans and the intellectuals of the party that are distancing themselves from the dysfunctional “Ideologues” of their party. Obama has aided them with his brilliance. A Tea bulwark has fallen.
Obamacare drives a wedge, fracturing republican party. Phoenix Arizona’s Governor Jan Brewer pulled off a major coup by distancing herself, along with a few staunch republican state senators, from their extremist elements within their party. Rallying the support by emphasizing “Moral and Monetarily Correct”. Stating “It’s pro-life, it’s saving lives, it is creating jobs, it is saving hospitals,” and “I don’t know how you can get any more conservative than that,”
Typical of the intoxicated Tea Party’s strategy. Derogatory remarks are let loose with no substance to any issue for debate. Going so far as to invoke some religious sniping by A.J LaFaro chairman of the Maricopa County Republican Committee, comparing Jan Brewer to Judas! Libertarian blog post by Tyler S. Boyer on the “Freedom Works” site, refers to Jan as “An unfortunate display of ineptitude.” Derogatory continues to surface from the right wing extremist. Reagan once said” Republicans should not speak ill of one another” Something the extremist have ignored, as they have demonstrated on various issues, ignoring supporting their constituents for some personal ego political ploy. Ignoring the facts that voters agreed, in 1996 and in 2000, to extend Medicaid coverage to childless adults, one of the main beneficiaries of the Medicaid expansion.
Mr. Coughlin states “Ideologues have their agendas” Mr. Coughlin goes on to say “and the part of the party that’s taking issue with the governor right now is all made up of ideologues”!
Moderate republicans will be required to expand their platforms to educate their constituents of the fallacies of the zealot extremist policies. Focusing on the more intelligent groups within their spheres such as women and independents.
Bruce Merrill, political behaviorist senior research at Morrison Institute for Public Policy of the Arizona University states “how truly fractured the Republican Party in Arizona is.” expressly due to Obamacare.
“The real brilliance of Barack Obama when he made Medicaid an all-or-nothing proposition,” giving states no option but to cover individuals with incomes up to 133 percent of the federal poverty line if they were to qualify for federal reimbursement,“was that he pitted fiscally conservative Republicans against one another,” he said.
Governor Jan Brewer views it as merely bruised egos that will heal with time.“Nobody likes to lose, and that’s what happened”. AND this is but one example of many.
Tea will not be served…. Out of service…

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