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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Since: Aug 13

Bozeman, MT

#981647 Sep 12, 2013
The Obama administration may soon be offering labor unions a sweetheart deal on ObamaCare, as the White House tries to quell a simmering rebellion from Big Labor over the health care law.

[R]eports have surfaced on a plan that would give union workers -- and only union workers -- subsidies to help pay for health insurance even if they're covered through their job.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#981648 Sep 12, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Meet Monsanto’s prime lobbyist, Barack Obama:
After his victory in the 2008 election, Obama filled key posts with Monsanto people, in federal agencies that wield tremendous force in food issues, the USDA and the FDA:
At the USDA, as the director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Roger Beachy, former director of the Monsanto Danforth Center.
As deputy commissioner of the FDA, the new food-safety-issues czar, the infamous Michael Taylor, former vice-president for public policy for Monsanto. Taylor had been instrumental in getting approval for Monsanto’s genetically engineered bovine growth hormone.
As commissioner of the USDA, Iowa governor, Tom Vilsack. Vilsack had set up a national group, the Governors’ Biotechnology Partnership, and had been given a Governor of the Year Award by the Biotechnology Industry Organization, whose members include Monsanto.
As the new Agriculture Trade Representative, who would push GMOs for export, Islam Siddiqui, a former Monsanto lobbyist.
As the new counsel for the USDA, Ramona Romero, who had been corporate counsel for another biotech giant, DuPont.
As the new head of the USAID, Rajiv Shah, who had previously worked in key positions for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, a major funder of GMO agriculture research.
We should also remember that Obama’s secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, once worked for the Rose law firm. That firm was counsel to Monsanto.
Obama nominated Elena Kagan to the US Supreme Court. Kagan, as federal solicitor general, had previously argued for Monsanto in the Monsanto v. Geertson seed case before the Supreme Court.
The deck was stacked. Obama hadn’t simply made honest mistakes. Obama hadn’t just failed to exercise proper oversight in selecting appointees. He was staking out territory on behalf of Monsanto and other GMO corporate giants.
And now let us look at what key Obama appointees have wrought for their true bosses. Let’s see what GMO crops have walked through the open door of the Obama presidency.
Monsanto GMO alfalfa.
Monsanto GMO sugar beets.
Monsanto GMO Bt soybean.
Coming soon: Monsanto’s GMO sweet corn.
Syngenta GMO corn for ethanol.
Syngenta GMO stacked corn.
Pioneer GMO soybean.
Syngenta GMO Bt cotton.
Bayer GMO cotton.
ATryn, an anti-clotting agent from the milk of transgenic goats.
A GMO papaya strain.
And soon, genetically engineered salmon and apples.
This is an extraordinary parade.
Obama was, all along, a stealth operative on behalf of Monsanto, biotech, GMOs, and corporate control of the future of agriculture.
He didn’t make that many key political appointments and allow that many new GMO crops to enter the food chain through a lack of oversight.
Nor is it coincidental that two of the Obama’s biggest supporters, Bill Gates and George Soros, purchased 900,000 and 500,000 shares of Monsanto, respectively, in 2010.
Records don’t show Monsanto or other biotech giants pouring a landslide of (visible) campaign cash down on Obama, relative to other large donors.
Goldman Sachs was Obama’s number-one $$ donor, and Goldman touts GM-crop commodity contracts, for both buys and sells; but Goldman has its fingers in every significant money pot from Nome to Tierra Del Fuego.
The “Obama riddle” is as plain as the nose on the face of Globalism. Monsanto’s agenda, to monopolize the world’s food supply, is essential to the Globalist blueprint. That blueprint ultimately aims for redistribution of food to the world from a point of Central Planning
As president, Obama has a sworn obligation to Globalism. His oath isn’t to protect the Constitution. Are you kidding?
who keeps submitting the legislation? Obama?

no.

Blunt's 'Monsanto Protection Act' undermines legislative process

http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/columns/...
Anti-Semitic or Pro-GOYIM

Waynesboro, MS

#981649 Sep 12, 2013
Project for the New American Century

Quote:
"New Pearl Harbor"

Section V of Rebuilding America's Defenses, entitled "Creating Tomorrow's Dominant Force", includes the sentence: "Further, the process of transformation, even if it brings revolutionary change, is likely to be a long one, absent some catastrophic and catalyzing event––like a new Pearl Harbor" (51).[15]

Read: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_for_th...
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#981650 Sep 12, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Why is Obama supplying weapons to Al Qaeda?
He's not, that's a lie perpetuated by the fatty junkie and his minions, the dittoheads. Ya know, like you.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#981651 Sep 12, 2013
leosnana wrote:
haw, haw, haw
hardy har har har!
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#981652 Sep 12, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Austerity is the only choice when there is nothing left to tax.
See Detroit.
The problem is Greece was that the wealthy were not paying any taxes; there was no property taxes paid; billionaires were buying buildings and paying nothing. Now, they have a mess and the poor people have to suffer because of greed and tax evasion by the rich.
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#981653 Sep 12, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
no credit cards here. no car payments, no house payments, no nothing.
i'm a musician. and not always an affluent one. the starving artist gig makes for great life lessons.
cash money. can't afford it, don't buy it.
You may as well had said you are 58 years old and still a loser sonicmoron...

It's the culture...
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#981654 Sep 12, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Meet Monsanto’s prime lobbyist, Barack Obama:
After his victory in the 2008 election, Obama filled key posts with Monsanto people, in federal agencies that wield tremendous force in food issues, the USDA and the FDA:
At the USDA, as the director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Roger Beachy, former director of the Monsanto Danforth Center.
As deputy commissioner of the FDA, the new food-safety-issues czar, the infamous Michael Taylor, former vice-president for public policy for Monsanto. Taylor had been instrumental in getting approval for Monsanto’s genetically engineered bovine growth hormone.
As commissioner of the USDA, Iowa governor, Tom Vilsack. Vilsack had set up a national group, the Governors’ Biotechnology Partnership, and had been given a Governor of the Year Award by the Biotechnology Industry Organization, whose members include Monsanto.
As the new Agriculture Trade Representative, who would push GMOs for export, Islam Siddiqui, a former Monsanto lobbyist.
As the new counsel for the USDA, Ramona Romero, who had been corporate counsel for another biotech giant, DuPont.
As the new head of the USAID, Rajiv Shah, who had previously worked in key positions for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, a major funder of GMO agriculture research.
We should also remember that Obama’s secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, once worked for the Rose law firm. That firm was counsel to Monsanto.
Obama nominated Elena Kagan to the US Supreme Court. Kagan, as federal solicitor general, had previously argued for Monsanto in the Monsanto v. Geertson seed case before the Supreme Court.
The deck was stacked. Obama hadn’t simply made honest mistakes. Obama hadn’t just failed to exercise proper oversight in selecting appointees. He was staking out territory on behalf of Monsanto and other GMO corporate giants.
And now let us look at what key Obama appointees have wrought for their true bosses. Let’s see what GMO crops have walked through the open door of the Obama presidency.
Monsanto GMO alfalfa.
Monsanto GMO sugar beets.
Monsanto GMO Bt soybean.
Coming soon: Monsanto’s GMO sweet corn.
Syngenta GMO corn for ethanol.
Syngenta GMO stacked corn.
Pioneer GMO soybean.
Syngenta GMO Bt cotton.
Bayer GMO cotton.
ATryn, an anti-clotting agent from the milk of transgenic goats.
A GMO papaya strain.
And soon, genetically engineered salmon and apples.
This is an extraordinary parade.
Obama was, all along, a stealth operative on behalf of Monsanto, biotech, GMOs, and corporate control of the future of agriculture.
He didn’t make that many key political appointments and allow that many new GMO crops to enter the food chain through a lack of oversight.
Nor is it coincidental that two of the Obama’s biggest supporters, Bill Gates and George Soros, purchased 900,000 and 500,000 shares of Monsanto, respectively, in 2010.
Records don’t show Monsanto or other biotech giants pouring a landslide of (visible) campaign cash down on Obama, relative to other large donors.
Goldman Sachs was Obama’s number-one $$ donor, and Goldman touts GM-crop commodity contracts, for both buys and sells; but Goldman has its fingers in every significant money pot from Nome to Tierra Del Fuego.
The “Obama riddle” is as plain as the nose on the face of Globalism. Monsanto’s agenda, to monopolize the world’s food supply, is essential to the Globalist blueprint. That blueprint ultimately aims for redistribution of food to the world from a point of Central Planning
As president, Obama has a sworn obligation to Globalism. His oath isn’t to protect the Constitution. Are you kidding?
btw....

Mitt Romney (R)

1 - Goldman Sachs -$1,033,204

http://www.opensecrets.org/pres12/
Whatever

Gering, NE

#981655 Sep 12, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
ok.
how's Ireland doing?
How would they be doing without the loan?
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#981656 Sep 12, 2013
Annie wrote:
<quoted text>I thought Democrats are the ones who believe in mass abortion for convenience.
Ah, get lost ya nutcase. Go stand in front of your church with your bible and dead fetus photos till someone throws a rock at your head.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#981657 Sep 12, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
no credit cards here. no car payments, no house payments, no nothing.
i'm a musician. and not always an affluent one. the starving artist gig makes for great life lessons.
cash money. can't afford it, don't buy it.
Sound/lights here. Still love it. Never was much into the starving thing though. A lot of peanut butter sandwiches in the early days.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#981658 Sep 12, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Obama is now murdering Christians. You people get more pathetic every day.
OMG
Anti-Semitic or Pro-GOYIM

Waynesboro, MS

#981659 Sep 12, 2013
Ireland is just as "jewed up" as America...
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#981660 Sep 12, 2013
forks_make_us_fat wrote:
Happiness is no guarantee for long life...
Every Commie's favorite European country makes the list
"...places like Denmark and Sweden that consistently score high on measures of happiness and life satisfaction also have relatively high suicide rates...
"...researchers found a relationship between overall happiness and risk of suicide. In general, states with high levels of life satisfaction had higher suicide rates, according to the report, which has been accepted for publication in The Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization."
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/04/22/happ...
So, using your logic, you miserable fkers will live forever then?
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#981661 Sep 12, 2013
Top Dems To GOP: Dream On, You’ll Never Touch Obamacare

http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2013/09/de...

Since: Aug 13

Bozeman, MT

#981662 Sep 12, 2013
LCNLin wrote:
<quoted text>
funny President Bush is supporting President Obama but the trolls are unaware :-)
What's *really* funny is how an obvious negotiation tactic - offering to hold off on the missile strikes in exchange for Syria's WMD's - apparently fell in Obama's lap in the form of a "gaffe" by SoS Kerry.
Anti-Semitic or Pro-GOYIM

Waynesboro, MS

#981663 Sep 12, 2013
Goldman-Sachs = JEWS
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Newington, CT

#981664 Sep 12, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
So, using your logic, you miserable fkers will live forever then?
You should be the last one here trying to talk, logic.
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Newington, CT

#981665 Sep 12, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
The problem is Greece was that the wealthy were not paying any taxes; there was no property taxes paid; billionaires were buying buildings and paying nothing. Now, they have a mess and the poor people have to suffer because of greed and tax evasion by the rich.
What a liar & ignoramus.

Why is Greece in trouble?

Greece was living beyond its means even before it joined the euro. After it adopted the single currency, public spending soared.

Public sector wages, for example, rose 50% between 1999 and 2007 - far faster than in most other eurozone countries. The government also ran up big debts paying for the 2004 Athens Olympics.

And while money flowed out of the government's coffers, its income was hit by widespread tax evasion. So, after years of overspending, its budget deficit - the difference between spending and income - spiralled out of control.

Moreover, much of the borrowing was concealed, as successive Greek governments sought to meet the 3%-of-GDP cap on borrowing that is required of members of the euro.

When the global financial downturn hit - and Greece's hidden borrowings came to light - the country was ill-prepared to cope.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-13798000
Grampy

South Windsor, CT

#981666 Sep 12, 2013
LCNLin wrote:
<quoted text>
funny President Bush is supporting President Obama but the trolls are unaware :-)
Supporting Obama? Bush only pays around $225,000 a year in federal income taxes. Heck, that is not even enough to pay for one of Obama's many vacations. Barely covers Michelle's twerking lessons.

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