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
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#974017 Aug 31, 2013
Obama's Speech: War With Syria Postponed – For Now

Obama has taken a page out of the Bush playbook by threatening war to win Congressional and international support

In fact, this moment is reminiscent of September 2002, when President George W. Bush threatened war in order, he said, to make the international community face up to its responsibility to make sure Saddam Hussein had no weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. The result was the imposition of the most draconian inspections regime in history. Bush used the same tactic to persuade members of the House and Senate (among them John Kerry and Hillary Clinton) that he was threatening war to have a better chance making peace.

The difference is that the Bush administration, as we now know, was lying when it said it did not want to invade Iraq. Bush never really had any other intention.(In Iraq, the UN inspectors proved again and again that Saddam did not have those weapons, but Bush and his team refused to listen.)

Obama, for many reasons, not the least of them the mood of the American public after the futile eight-year occupation of Iraq, really does not want a new war in the Middle East.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/08...
PDUPONT

Belchertown, MA

#974018 Aug 31, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Their plan was explanatory, practical and virtually cost free designed to help people afford insurance while bringing down the costs of health care.
http://www.cbsnews.com/htdocs/pdf/GOPHealthPl...
Too simple for Democrats. Nothing about big government confusing the issue.
"If you can't convince them, confuse them."
~Harry S. Truman (D)
Virtually cost free Carol? How the hell do you know that since there's no numbers? How the hell would they provide insurance for those with pre existing conditions without an individual mandate? The whole thing is vague and they haven't even after four years they haven't provided any details about this plan and haven't put it forth as legislation as they promised to do.
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#974019 Aug 31, 2013
LMAO at "baruck the bumbler"!!

In the last 72 hours he's been bitch-slapped by England, France, Syria, Putin & Russia, and soon-to-be congress. His chocolate-brown skin has gotten a rosy hue (maybe from embarrassment)....:-)

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#974020 Aug 31, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
so this must belong to conservatives republicans.
Don't White People Kill Each Other, Too?
And yet we keep hearing about black-on-black crime because it fits the false media narrative.
http://www.theroot.com/views/why-don-t-we-tal...
and this....
If we think of states as voters -- and they are in presidential elections due to the Electoral College -- then the Moocher Myth is backward. Starting with the 2000 election, the states that have benefited the most from federal spending have voted Republican. Those that pay the most in taxes per dollar received in spending vote Democrat. This paradox occurs even controlling for a state’s per-capita income, total population, racial composition, education level and defense spending.
At the county level, the Moocher Myth is more intriguing. The Census Bureau counts federal dollars in five broad categories: retirement and disability payments, salaries and wages, procurement contracts, grants, and other direct payments. In 2004 -- the last year the Tax Foundation calculated the tax burden per county -- the counties that received the most per person in retirement or grants had higher vote margins for Democrat John Kerry.
But the counties that received the highest per-capita spending in the category “other direct payments” voted for George W. Bush.“Other direct payments” includes Medicaid, food stamps, crop subsidies, housing assistance and many other programs that people generally think of as “welfare.”
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-09-19/blam...
and this....
White Young Adults More Likely to DUI
“We found that DUI risk was highest for Whites, followed by Hispanics, Asians and then Blacks,”
http://www.cfah.org/hbns/2013/white-young-adu...
maybe you should quit worrying about blacks and start worrying about your own. but you'll have to get your head out of the right wing media's ass before that's going to happen. seems they're overly concerned about everyone but themselves.
Just look at Chicago as an example and proof that Blacks kill more Blacks and Chicago has been under Pseudo Liberal Democrat Control for years and it was Otis McDonald who was Black Man that sued the City of Chicago in 2010 so he could carry a hand gun legally to protect himself from the other Blacks in his Neighborhood that were part of the Criminal Element in Chicago.

The Racial makeup of Chicago in 2010 was 32% black(including Hispanics), 45% white (31% non Hispanic white + 14% white Hispanics), 5% Asian(including Hispanics), and 3% from two or more races(including Hispanics).

Now lets look at the homicides for Chicago which 79.6% are Black, 18.9% are Hispanic, and 1.5% are White.

Illustrating Chicago Values

http://www.heyjackass.com/

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#974021 Aug 31, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
start laughing...
Well, now that Obama has decided to seek Congressional approval before taking any military action against Syria, I'm laughing....at you and yours.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#974022 Aug 31, 2013
Anonymous of Indy wrote:
<quoted text>Just look at Chicago as an example and proof that Blacks kill more Blacks and Chicago has been under Pseudo Liberal Democrat Control for years and it was Otis McDonald who was Black Man that sued the City of Chicago in 2010 so he could carry a hand gun legally to protect himself from the other Blacks in his Neighborhood that were part of the Criminal Element in Chicago.
The Racial makeup of Chicago in 2010 was 32% black(including Hispanics), 45% white (31% non Hispanic white + 14% white Hispanics), 5% Asian(including Hispanics), and 3% from two or more races(including Hispanics).
Now lets look at the homicides for Chicago which 79.6% are Black, 18.9% are Hispanic, and 1.5% are White.
Illustrating Chicago Values
http://www.heyjackass.com/
84% of whites who were murdered in 2010 were killed by whites.

95% of blacks who were murdered were killed by other blacks.

quibble over the 11% if you feel the need, but you're still not realistically addressing the problems that white society has. you're so wrapped up in your white victim pathology that you need to blame the problems of white society on everyone else.

clean your own house before you start worrying about the house next door. credibility will allow you to judge others and until then you have no right to act superior.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#974024 Aug 31, 2013
Nazis Can’t Do Math: Reflections on Racism, Crime and the Illiteracy of Right-Wing Statistical Analysis

White supremacists never cease to amaze me.

So, for instance, ever since my essay from a few days ago went up — the one where I broke down, in painstaking detail, how the notion of a widespread black-on-white crime spree is a statistical absurdity — I’ve been receiving one after another e-mail, in which case after case of crimes committed by blacks against whites are chronicled, usually with links to the news items discussing said crimes.

So far, I’d say, I’ve received about 150 such news items, all from people who insist that these incidents somehow trump the hard data presented in my original column. So if the data say, and they do, that less than seven-tenths of one percent (0.7 percent) of blacks will violently victimize a white person this year and that only about one-quarter of one percent (0.25 percent) of all whites will be violently victimized by a black person this year, that isn’t what matters. What matters is that some little old lady in so-and-so community was beaten by a black man, and so, therefore, we know black people are dangerous, to be avoided, and possibly separated from white people altogether.

If the data say, and they do, that only a ridiculously infinitesimal percentage of whites will be murdered by a black person in a given year (as we’ll see below), this doesn’t matter. What matters is that there was a white family in so-and-so place, who were killed by two black home intruders, and therefore, we know that black people are dangerous, to be avoided, and possibly separated from white people altogether.

That these incidents — awful though they are — do not a social trend make, seems to escape some people. They can send me hundreds, even thousands of cases like this (and indeed, they seem to literally scour the news for any such item, believing each of them to carry some great social weight), and still, the conclusions they would have me, or others, reach from these crimes are ludicrous. After all, for every one of these violent crimes committed against a white person by a black person, there will be at least 4 such crimes committed against whites by other whites. And yet, racists never seem to think much of this; they don’t assume that white criminals represent white America generally, or that their depredations against their fellow whites say anything about the inherent pathologies of their white brothers and sisters.

White-on-white crime (which term doesn’t even exist in our racial or criminological lexicon), is far more prevalent than its black-on-white (or even black-on-black) equivalent, numerically speaking, and yet to white nationalist types, we should draw no conclusions from this at all. White folks can commit mass murder, kidnap, rape, sexually mutilate, or even cannibalize people (like Jeffrey Dahmer, for instance), and represent no one but their solitary selves. Charles Manson is never expected to serve as a stand-in for white folks writ large.

But every black criminal — whether James Edwards, accused of shooting Australian baseball star, Chris Lane, in Oklahoma last week, or the two black teens who beat the white World War Two veteran to death in Spokane a few days later — is somehow taken as exhibit A in the racist fantasies of America’s neo-Nazi set. White criminals and deviants are just bad individuals. Black ones are indicative of a broader cultural or genetic truth.

That people like this consider themselves members of a master race, possessed of superior intellect, and yet cannot understand basic statistical concepts, or understand the difference between anecdote and larger sociological reality, is the very definition of irony.

http://www.timwise.org/2013/08/nazis-cant-do-...

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#974025 Aug 31, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>You mean O'bama just took a dump. He is unable to govern, according to 80% of the country. He acts like he is playing a game of battleship with nothing to lose. Who the hell cares of Syria fights for another 10 years--it has nothing and I repeat nothing to do with the United States's security. O'bama dumped all right. There are no allies now, thanks to the most incompetent and hated American president in history-Barack Insane O'bomer.
" OMG OMG Obama's not doing anything about Syria"

"OMG OMG OMG Obama's doing something in Syria"

"OMG OMG Obama's going to war without Congress"

"OMG OMG Obama wants Congress's approval"

You people are dumber than sh*t.

Why won;t country's jump on board? They did the last time a US President came to them & look what happened.

The Bush legacy now puts yrians at risj for future WMD assaults.

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#974026 Aug 31, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
<quoted text>
See...if the U.S. could get away from the entitleMENTALcase mentality of WHINEDUHM..and started manufacturing more steel again....
Northern Continental DOMESTIC style...FOR America-NOT against it.
Duhmmy.
I have news, Canada is a foreign country. Helping them by allowing a Canadian company build a pipeline through the US so Canadian oil can be exported helps us how? Tell Canada to build their own pipeline through their own country & risk their own environment.
finalprophecies

AOL

#974027 Aug 31, 2013
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100% PROOF Pope Francis is ANTICHRIST______



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Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#974028 Aug 31, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> No but I've heard what my black friends have to say about Al Sharpton and the rest of the leftest race baiters including the president. They are ashamed that those people claim to represent them and their ideals. They want to move past color and race but those clowns won't let it go. If you can't make it in this country it's your own damn fault. Quit blaming other people. That is their message. It quite humbling to sit and listen to them when they get going. Hell, they make me look liberal. But that is what it will take. Not the national leaders. The men, the women, at the local level who have got to stand up and say 'ENOUGH'.
Flacktard blames racism on blacks. Yep, that must be it. If blacks would just quit talking about racism then it would no longer exist.

Talk to your buddies that post slurs here every GD day. I guess those are really black people doing it, right. Oh wait, its not their fault, if only Obama wouldn't talk about race then they wouldn't have to post slurs.

According to you & your mental twin, Laura Ingraham, the blacks are just a pack of f*cking wimps because they didn't climb over the racism of the past 200 plus years.

You claim not to be a racist but I have news, you are one.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#974029 Aug 31, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text> Republicans block Hilliarycare & like a good little Republican, you say that was Bill Clinton's fault.
It had nothing to do with Hillarycare and every thing to do with Clinton opening up the flood gates on Pharma.

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#974030 Aug 31, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Gosnell was arrested for murdering babies that survived his incompetent legal abortions.
24 counts of illegal abortions beyond the legal limit.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#974031 Aug 31, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
" OMG OMG Obama's not doing anything about Syria"
"OMG OMG OMG Obama's doing something in Syria"
"OMG OMG Obama's going to war without Congress"
"OMG OMG Obama wants Congress's approval"
You people are dumber than sh*t.
Why won;t country's jump on board? They did the last time a US President came to them & look what happened.
The Bush legacy now puts yrians at risj for future WMD assaults.
OMG OMG O'bama can't make a decision. Actually they jumped on board if you call France a viable country when O'bama bombed Libya. So what changed. The world sees O'bama as the idiot he is.

children children children....just remember anytime an idiot liberals mentions 'children' they are lying and looking for something we don't want--unless of course they are praying to G-d:

Iowa Democrat prayer: Thank God for abortionists!
AUGUST 29, 2013


Hey, this could be progress. About time last year, the Democratic National Convention booed when the platform committee tried to backtrack and add a mention of God that had been earlier removed. In Iowa, at least Democrats have gone back to openly praying, but perhaps they should be hoping that God isn’t listening:

They made the unusual decision, for Democrats, to begin the event with a prayer. This was likely in response to a prayer vigil being conducted by pro-life activists at the same time nearby.

Des Moines activist Midge Slater took the podium and spent five and a half minutes thanking God for abortion rights, abortion doctors and taxpayer funding for abortions. She also referred to the decision to have an abortion as “a blessing”.

During the entire prayer, State Senator Jack Hatch and Rep. Tyler Olson, both of whom are running for governor, kept their heads bowed and eyes closed, joining in the group prayer.
The Iowa Republican transcribed a bit of the prayer, which goes on for quite a while:

“We give thanks, oh Lord, for the doctors, both current and future, who provide quality abortion care.”

“We pray for increased financial support for low-income women to access contraception, abortion and childcare.”

“Today, we pray for women in developing nations, that they may know the power of self-determination. May they have access to employment, education, birth control and abortion.”

“Today we pray for the families who have chosen. May they know the blessing of choice.”

*Here’s my favorite part, very obviously aimed at the pro-life demonstrators:

“We pray for women who have been made afraid by their paternalistic religion.”
Afraid? For feminists, they don’t seem to have much faith in women to decide for themselves whether to live as Christians and follow its tenets without fear forcing them into it. However, based on this prayer for blessings on abortions and the demand to spread it worldwide, I’d guess that they’re less interested in faith than they are in their own political agendas anyway.


See? democrats never care about children in the USA, unless they are killing them.

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#974032 Aug 31, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
You should go back and read the entire GOP plan - especially the section about "expanding availability and accessibility of health care coverage".
http://www.cbsnews.com/htdocs/pdf/GOPHealthPl...
Even you might be surprised. The few good parts in Obamacare were also included.
Requiring thousands of new government employees to oversee and implement this new law and thousands of new regulations designed to confound, confuse and burden employers isn't the solution.
Why would Congress and corporations want to be exempt if it were such a good solution?
Congress is not exempt. They voted to take part in the exchanges.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#974033 Aug 31, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Well, now that Obama has decided to seek Congressional approval before taking any military action against Syria, I'm laughing....at you and yours.
why?

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#974034 Aug 31, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> What part of 'it's revenue neutral' don't you understand?
Flack & 5 of his friends go to the titty bar every Tuesday. They run a a tab & they all pitch in equally to pay when they leave

If all 6 run up $120.00 tab & two got exemptions & didn't have to pay, did Flack's share go up?

Answer yes, t went from $20 to $30

Revenue neutral means you collect the same tax money total

The Fair Tax gives huge tax breaks to Corporations & the Wealthy.

This means that the revenue from these sources is a lot lower. To be revenue neutral, someone else had to pay more.

Who is it?
Carlos Danger

Palm Desert, CA

#974035 Aug 31, 2013
ouch...! looks like Barry the Limp, threw Kerry under his pimp mobile for looking too Presidential, even ran over his nutts for good measure, Barack even threw congressional repubs under the pimp mobile and shifting all blame on them, while Assad and Syrians are dancing in the streets declaring victory even sniffing a little gas ... they now refer to Barack as " The Twat "....
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#974037 Aug 31, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Sure we do son! What do you think bushie boy was doing when Saddam threatened to send missiles to israel, and israel prepped their response.
Why do cons like you prefer to act like idiots by choice?
Setting an example of DEMOCRACY ad following the Constitution as well as U.S.Civil LAW.

Get over it IDIOT-DEMOCRACY Reigned as it should, again Today.

GOD Bless America.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#974038 Aug 31, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! This is going to be like the debt ceiling...
.... con idiots cheer now, then keep a low, low profile once the sh*t hits the fan!
Was beginning to think moss was going to start growing on the podium waiting for opotus to show up to it this afternoon.

Glad he did.

There's nothing worse than Failed statehoods with NO ethical leadership.

Just look at Libya.

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