Barack Obama, our next President

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Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#982167 Sep 13, 2013
Eman wrote:
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Dumbass dave towing the liberal line as usua l.
You know what I posted was true but you are just too small to admit it.

All those thongs you Reagan worshipers claim he did could not have been done without the support of the Democrat controlled congress.

Gering, NE

#982168 Sep 13, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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yes, something is false.
Deflecting the Dream: Right Wing Lies About Black America (and the Facts to Counter Them)
can't change the facts FOXbot.
I was attempting to point out to you that your logic sucks big time.

But, anything short of blunt statements you fail repeatedly to comprehend.

There is an increase of black on black crime. To counter claim there is white on white crime fails to address the issue.

To be BLUNT it is illogical!

It is like saying there is butter on toast. Yes, but is there are major change in this?
Bernard Forand

Fort Myers, FL

#982169 Sep 13, 2013
America’s inequality;
“Rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer.”
Illumination of this can be viewed within our USA. Increasing wealth, disproportional to the impoverished who are unable to maintain an
equitable ratio in gains. Impoverished, at their best, stagnation of their share in laborers productivity. Increasingly eroding of their portions of share to their labors productivity. Increasing to the inequality and accelerating negatively to the impoverished.
Three decades of low wages, to the 90%, with a growth of 15%. Earnings increase to the 1% have been cruising at 150% increases as to the 0.1% are racing at 300% Greater acceleration of wealth accumulation has affected the wealth at the bottom.
Middle class bastion of secured wealth accumulation has been severely oppressed. Homes lost their values. Top 1% lost wealth but it was soon recovered. Middle class years later are just now experiencing a strangulated loss gain to their investments if not a total loss. Typical 1% held 225 times the wealth of the typical middle class household. Doubling the ratio experienced as they were in 1962 and 1983.
Prior to 2007 the 1% enjoyed accumulating 57% of the nations wealth. Producing an increase in capital income after 1979 some 7/8 while those in the 95% received less than 3% of the increment.
Consider for an example; Walton’s family of the Wal-Mart empire commands a wealth of 69.7 Billion. Compare this to the total wealth of the 30% of the entire population, of the impoverished within the USA.
“Good” middle class jobs have been eviscerated that required moderate skills, like autoworkers’ jobs, in ratio to the unskilled laborers. Where in at the top greater skill levels were required.
Polarization of the labor force. Collapse of good jobs has been in affect for the last 25 years. Wages have gone down, increasing disparity of inequality in favor of the 1%. Creating a downward spiral for the middle class laborer.
Presently as an example; Single earner of family of two children, in good health, manages to work 40 hours per week,{Presently Average working hours for Americans is at 34 hours} at a wage above minimum {$8.50/hr} Pays S.S. which reduces his earnings to $8.00. Yearly income is $16,640 for 2080 hr’s of labor.
Pays no income tax but his employer charges him $200 a month for health insurance, to cover entire family and employer picks up remaining $550 cost per month of the cost to health insurance. This results in a take home pay $14,240 a year. Luck on his side, finds an apartment for $700 month with all utilities included. Now this reduces yearly earnings to $5,840 to cover all family cost for the year. Add in a car with fuel, insurance and maintenance at $3,000 per year and what remains is $2840. Under $3.00 per individual per day. No entertainment and no buffer zone for accidents or lost of wages.
One Example of nets being cut and their affect; Many states cut child care. Average monthly child care for two children $1,433 per month to be subtracted from the $2,840 a month families income. Results in $1.30 per, person per day!

Indianapolis, IN

#982170 Sep 13, 2013
forks_make_us_fat wrote:
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facts don't have to change...they
can evolve...Like Obama!
evolve? oh please. like Bush didn't end up having various different reasons for attacking Iraq. would you like them in chronological order?

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#982171 Sep 13, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Too funny!!!
Democrats & Reagan did what was best for this country. Today's Republicans in Congress only do what they think will help Republicans & hurt Democrats.
'OMG OMG we can allow Obama to be successful as President " Even though it means this country can't be successful.
You seem to be ignorant of the Democrats' sabotage of the United States during Reagan's tenure in the Cold War. To educate yourself on those facts of history, search "john kerry nicaragua ortega". Make sure you get to the stories about the bullshit committee the Democrats created for him, and how about you give us a book report on what you learn about Kerry lying on the floor of the Senate, and about Kerry's outright lies to the American people.
The reason the Republicans gave the Democrats no effective oversight of their Marxist CRA program in exchange for the Democrats supporting the war in Iraq was, the Republicans were well aware of the characteristic sabotage of the United States during a war and didn't want to have to deal with that like they had to in the 1980s.
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#982172 Sep 13, 2013
Consumer confidence

"This is the first consecutive monthly drop in 14 months and the largest miss vs expectations on record."

Honolulu, HI

#982173 Sep 13, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>Sonicmoron making up lie to justify another lie... opinion iraq-war-oil\
You are loser...
It's the culture...
lol! poor baby. so upset!

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#982174 Sep 13, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Hey Melvin!! Blow it out your ear! Nobody gives a rat's ass what you think and you can take your pretend teacher act on the road. Nobody cares.
Leosnana is such a character. She poo-poo's the elitist 1% but degrades anyone who might live in a mobile home which includes many in the 99%.

It's so hard for liberals to get unstuck between that rock and a hard place.

Honolulu, HI

#982175 Sep 13, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>If you can't answer or disprove the argument, don't panic you idiot. You can always scream Fox or call people names....
sonicmoron making up another lie to justify another lie...
It's the culture...
lol! poor baby. always thinks others need to disprove his opinions because he can't see the real world.

It's the culture!!!!!

Indianapolis, IN

#982176 Sep 13, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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Krauthammer blasts the Justice Dept claim of imminent treat as justification for the drone attacks.
Krauthammer is discussing the legal basis for drone strikes and in no way implies all drone strikes are verified strikes on al-Qaeda -which according to Krauthammer is covered under the Congress’s Authorization for Use of Military Force — against al-Qaeda and those who harbor and abet it.(Such resolutions are the contemporary equivalent of a declaration of war, as evidenced in the 1991 Persian Gulf War and the 2003 Iraq War.)
legal basis.

2. But Awlaki was no ordinary enemy. He was a U.S. citizen. By what right does the president order the killing by drone of an American? Where’s the due process?

Answer: Once you take up arms against the United States, you become an enemy combatant, thereby forfeiting the privileges of citizenship and the protections of the Constitution, including due process.

Now, for those who believe that the war on terror is not war but law enforcement,(a) I concede that they will find the foregoing analysis to be useless and (b) I assert that they are living on a different and distant planet.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#982177 Sep 13, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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you once again left out who was actually to blame.
US Sponsored Genocide Against Iraq 1990-2012. Killed 3.3 Million, Including 750,000 Children
In an address last Nov. 22 to The International Conference on War-affected Children in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Boyle tallied the death toll on Iraq by U.S.-U.K. actions as follows:
# The slaughter of 200,000 Iraqis by President Bush in his illegal 1991 Gulf War I.
# The deaths of 1.4 million Iraqis as a result of the illegal 2003 war of aggression ordered by President Bush Jr. and Prime Minister Blair.
# The deaths of 1.7 million Iraqis “as a direct result” of the genocidal sanctions.
Boyle’s class-action complaint demanded an end to all economic sanctions against Iraq; criminal proceedings for genocide against President George H.W. Bush; monetary compensation to the children of Iraq and their families for deaths, physical and mental injury; and for shipping massive humanitarian relief supplies to that country.
- See more at:
<nuttier than a pecan tree in November>

Indianapolis, IN

#982178 Sep 13, 2013
Eman wrote:
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You could be talking about nuc and tenzing.
pretty sure they didn't change their names because Mitt lost the election.

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#982179 Sep 13, 2013
EasyEed wrote:
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"real dumb"
Doesn't it concern you that nearly 1/2 the US Senate agreed to follow a UN resolution that is a direct contradiction to US Constitution? You are right on one thing no constitutional rights would be suspended but the fact remains those senators who voted for the resolution showed their disdain for our constitution.
"real dumb" why do you not start a drive for a new amendment that would curtail firearm ownership. If you are successful you will be in hog heaven only the criminals and thugs would possess a firearm. You are one sick piece of manure.
What is disgusting is that you're too GD stupid to know that no Constitutional rights wold be surrendered & this treaty would have no effect on US gun ownership.
This is how GD stupid you people are.

Dumb old Eed, a UN resolutions can not override US law.

There is nothing in that resolution that affects US gun ownership.

Some one said "gun" & you freaking dipsticks went nuts.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#982180 Sep 13, 2013
TSM wrote:
Obama fallen back on his Chicago Days, creates a Mess and Move On!! After ‘Obama’s’ self-imposed Syrian debacle and being embarrass by Putin/Assad decides to leave the issue to Secretary of State John Kerry, and is shifting his focus to domestic issues what a Wimp!!
If Obama could have had his first choice for Secretary of State, Susan Rice, instead of Lerch, all would be well.

Gering, NE

#982181 Sep 13, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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first paragraph nerd-breath. another GOP fail that ended in Congress having to cover their own ass.
What fail?

Congress gave itself a pass on Obamacare health exchanges because it would discourage staffers.

YOU think that Congress should force laws on others it refuses to apply to itself.

Only an Obot would think the Dems childish response is an answer to the Congresses betrayal of the American people.

You are hopeless

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#982182 Sep 13, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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In defense of Obama’s drone war
By Charles Krauthammer
No one is NOT defending the use of drones in limited strikes on known enemy sites.

But the overuse of drones that puts innocents in fear for their lives every single day and drones used willy-nilly to kill males in a certain region who are "considered" the enemy is cowardly.

So if Krauthammer thinks that's A-Okay, then we defer 180 degrees in our opinions on that.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#982183 Sep 13, 2013
Eman wrote:
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You could be talking about nuc and tenzing.
a/k/a Mr. Hyde and Dr. Jekyll

Honolulu, HI

#982184 Sep 13, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>There is now a plethora of scientific proof that vaccines are actually implicated in most common diseases today and that childhood vaccines, flu shots and other kinds of inoculations systemically destroy the body's immune system.
The Vaccine Hoax is Over. Documents from UK reveal 30 Years of Coverup
Bill Gates’ Polio Vaccine Program Caused 47,500 Cases of Paralysis Death
Merck Scientist Admits Cancer and Aids:
lol! As I said, you idiots like to play both sides of the line.

No wonder you people are so confused!

Indianapolis, IN

#982185 Sep 13, 2013
forks_make_us_fat wrote:
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'facts can't change'
Hear what one publisher says about that...
"... One of my first publishing jobs was as the college paperback editor for New American Library, which is now part of Penguin. NAL had a long list of Signet Classics, which included classroom versions of public domain classics — Dickens, Thackeray, Austen, et al. These books were solidly profitable, but we noticed that the sales of our Signet Shakespeare series had begun to flatten out in the face of new competition. So we made the decision to revise the books: new introductions and bibliographies, new covers, and in some instances changes to the texts in light of modern scholarship."
yes, just like the Texas school board has done a good job of erasing facts from textbooks.

but it still doesn't change the facts. when those kids get to college they'll know that to be a fact.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#982186 Sep 13, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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evolve? oh please. like Bush didn't end up having various different reasons for attacking Iraq. would you like them in chronological order?
sure, but not from one of your Commie websites...

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