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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sonicfilter

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Sep 12, 2013
 
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Or you could say "whatever" !!!
no, i want to laugh.
sonicfilter

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Sep 12, 2013
 
Whatever wrote:
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You need to Google "EU Greece austerity measures" to assess a wealth of knowledge about how aid to Greece is still being given if Greece continues their austerity program.
https://www.google.com/search...
Come on, you made up this claim that this stopped 6 years ago line.
"For millions of Greeks bearing up under six years of austerity measures..."

prove the guy wrong and get it over with.
sonicfilter

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Sep 12, 2013
 
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<quoted text> Really? You really have to ask that? They dug themselves a big hole and you expect them to fix it by some minor cuts while still keeping all the socialist policies in place? You are more naive than I thought.
you just keep acting like we don't have decades old socialist policies that seem to work just fine.

while i laugh some more.

what is it with you people defending an economic policy that never works? bring one success story, no matter the circumstance/excuse, to the table concerning austerity. please hold the FOXbot opinion parade.
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Sep 12, 2013
 
Interesting info. regarding 'their' movements: The 9/11 attacks [2 pillars + pentagram] symbolized the Unveiling of Isis...

http://wordth3.blogspot.com/search...
Whatever

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sonicfilter wrote:
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IMF admits: we failed to realise the damage austerity would do to Greece
http://www.theguardian.com/business/2013/jun/...
it's not Obama who wants us to be another Greece.
You do understand that IMF is now second guessing breaking the rules and allowing Greece an exception.

"In an assessment of the rescue conducted jointly with the European Central Bank (ECB) and the European commission, the IMF said it had been forced to override its normal rules for providing financial assistance in order to put money into Greece.

Fund officials had severe doubts about whether Greece's debt would be sustainable even after the first bailout was provided in May 2010 and only agreed to the plan because of fears of contagion.

While the report says a deep recession was unavoidable, it is critical of senior officials in Brussels and European capitals who said Greece would fare better outside the euro. Concerns that Greece could be ejected from the euro and return to the drachma intensified an already febrile situation."

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Oh fer krissakes, we've gone over and over this issue and they still stay stupid. Leave it alone. They also believe this countries problems are because of poor people on foodstamps.
Idiots.
Yes the problem is people on food stamps but not the people. It's the libtard policies that keep people on food stamps instead of working that is the problem.

You want to fix this economy. This country and it's people need a goal. One like was issued 51 years ago today by President Kennedy. We need to, as a nation, move into space. It is no coincidence that the decline of America began when we stopped the Apollo program and stayed in low Earth orbit. I'm talking manned programs.
John Galt

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Sep 12, 2013
 
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Oh really? You dittoheads are applauding Putin and imagine Russia to be some sort of Utopia!! I wish one of you dolts would go live there and see how long before you end up in a Siberian gulag for opening your mouth, or given poison tea that eats your face off.
Idiots.
Obama can accept Putin's offer or go back to Congress or bomb away.

Obama's choice, Putin probably doesn't care what the fool decides...
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Sep 12, 2013
 
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"For millions of Greeks bearing up under six years of austerity measures..."
prove the guy wrong and get it over with.
You are confused because you keep trying to claim Greece just one day decided to engage in austerity measures. They didn't.

Greece was bankrupt from their birth to grave social programs. No money to keep operating government. So, begged for and was given loans IMF now admits they did not qualify for.
sonicfilter

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Sep 12, 2013
 
Who Is Defending Austerity Now?

The Excel error heard 'round the world has deficit-cutters backpedaling

Austerity has been a policy in search of a justification ever since it began in 2010. Back then, policymakers decided it was time for policy to go back to "normal" even though the economy hadn't, because deficits just felt too big. The only thing they needed was a theory telling them why what they were doing made sense. Of course, this wasn't easy when unemployment was still high, and interest rates couldn't go any lower. Alberto Alesina and Silvia Ardagna took the first stab at it, arguing that reducing deficits would increase confidence and growth in the short-run. But this had the defect of being demonstrably untrue (in addition to being based off a naïve reading of the data). Countries that tried to aggressively cut their deficits amidst their slumps didn't recover; they fell into even deeper slumps.

Enter Carmen Reinhart and Ken Rogoff. They gave austerity a new raison d'être by shifting the debate from the short-to-the-long-run. Reinhart and Rogoff acknowledged austerity would hurt today, but said it would help tomorrow -- if it keeps governments from racking up debt of 90 percent of GDP, at which point growth supposedly slows dramatically. Now, this result was never more than just a correlation -- slow growth more likely causes high debt than the reverse -- but that didn't stop policymakers from imputing totemic significance to it. That is, it became a "fact" that everybody who mattered knew was true.

Except it wasn't. Reinhart and Rogoff goofed. They accidentally excluded some data in one case, and used some wrong data in another; the former because of an Excel snafu. If you correct for these very basic errors, their correlation gets even weaker, and the growth tipping point at 90 percent of GDP disappears. In other words, there's no there there anymore.

Austerity is back to being a policy without a justification.

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2...
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MOGADISHU, Somalia — A rapping jihadi from Alabama who ascended the ranks of Somalia's al-Qaida-linked extremist rebels and was on the FBI's Most Wanted list with a $5 million reward for his capture was killed Thursday in an ambush ordered by the rebels' leader, the militants said.
Omar Hammami, a native of Daphne, Alabama, who was known as Abu Mansoor Al-Amriki, or "the American," died in southern Somalia following several months on the run after a falling-out with al-Shabab's top leader, the rebels said.
...a perfect example of the radical Muslims living within our society
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There won't be any military strike, dumbass. You should pay more attention to what goes on in the world, and right here in the country you live in.
The UN is incompetent.
You should also read up on what's going on in Syria. There are no "rebels" to speak of. It's Al Qaeda. Al Qaeda is training its army in two locations we know of in Libya, and WE ARE TRAINING AL QAEDA IN JORDAN.
I noticed all the news networks are now using the world "rebel" when they refer to Syria. That isn't consistent with McCain's photo op with Al Qaeda in Syria. Weren't there any real rebels for McCain to meet with? The answer to that question is... no.
Obama got knocked to the canvas on this one... which has become so common it's almost not news anymore.
Funny. You have that exact ailment!
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A 50-something year old Muslim man arrived at his seat on a crowded flight and immediately didn't want the seat. The seat was next to an elderly white woman reading her Bible. Disgusted, the man said, "I cannot sit here next to this infidel!" then summoned the flight attendant, demanding a new seat. The flight attendant responded, "Let me see if I can find another seat. "After checking, the flight attendant returned and stated "There are no more seats in economy, but I will check with the captain and see if there is something in first class. "The flight attendant returned, stating "The captain has confirmed that there are no more seats in economy, however there is one in first class. It is our company policy to never move a person from economy to first class, but being that it would be some sort of scandal to force a person to sit next to an UNPLEASANT person, the captain agreed to make the switch to first class." Before the irate Muslim man could say anything, the attendant gestured to the elderly woman and said, "Therefore, m'am, if you would so kindly retrieve your personal items, we would like to move you to the comfort of first class as the captain doesn't want you to sit next to an unpleasant person." Passengers in the seats nearby began to applaud while some gave a standing ovation. I say, can I get an Amen to that!
...should have thrown the bastard off the plane

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you just keep acting like we don't have decades old socialist policies that seem to work just fine.
while i laugh some more.
what is it with you people defending an economic policy that never works? bring one success story, no matter the circumstance/excuse, to the table concerning austerity. please hold the FOXbot opinion parade.
Yeah they work just fine. SSI liability $16.5 trillion, prescription drug liability $22 trillion, medicare liability $87 trillion. Total $125 trillion plus $17 trillion is $142 trillion. Yeah they worked real well! LMAO!!!!
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yeah, i'm going to go with your opinion that can't back up with a real source.
so how come austerity didn't fix socialism? 6 years on and Greece is in worse shape then when they started cutting.
Greece should just withdraw from the EU and become a member of the Third World.
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And I learned this morning that "Equal" has two different meanings depending on your skin color:
http://tinyurl.com/ner9hvv
Smarts can't be purchased but you can make up for a loss of them by creating Magic Negro discrimination against non-blacks.
Funny. You've been promoting that on a regular basis.
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impact?
have you ever tried to sit on a plane beside someone who's drank Coke all their life? well, you can't.
What is wrong with filtered tap water and it does create an avalanche of plastic bottle waste?

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you just keep acting like we don't have decades old socialist policies that seem to work just fine.
while i laugh some more.
what is it with you people defending an economic policy that never works? bring one success story, no matter the circumstance/excuse, to the table concerning austerity. please hold the FOXbot opinion parade.
Look at all the great socialist sections of this country. They all have one thing in common. Know what it is? They are all bankrupt or near so. You can't be serious!!!! LMAO again!!!!
John Galt

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impact?
have you ever tried to sit on a plane beside someone who's drank Coke all their life? well, you can't.
The issue is bottled water versus tap water, you dolt.

If fat pig Moochelle wants to encourage children to drink water instead of soda, then she should educate them on the safety of tap water versus the huge negative environmental impact of the bottled water industry. Instead she chose to shill for the bottlers.

Many of whom are just bottling tap water, anyway, and then charging an exorbitant price.

But, hey, there's a sucker born every minute.
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impact?
have you ever tried to sit on a plane beside someone who's drank Coke all their life? well, you can't.
Diet soda has the exact same calorie count as water.

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<quoted text>Putin emerges as the leader of the free world. Isn't O'bama doing exactly what he said he was going to do? fundamentally transforming the United States into something else other than what we were. O'bama succeeded.
http://www.youtube.com/watch...
He is trashing the country that his half-ass communist father hated.

He's doing it under the guise of Hope & Change and Liberal self-hatred is helping him realize the dream of his father.

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