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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LMAO. You are starting to get caught up in your lies. Guess you have forgotten all the whining and crying you did when they increased the cigarette tax. Take a deep breath sweetie. You're losing it.
You mean the cigarette tax that O'bama bestowed on the poor? after O'bama himself said he would not raise taxes? that tax? yes it pissed me off-because poor people who smoke cigarettes will be paying more instead of feeding their children. O'bama taxed the poor. That was the point. Don't call me sweetie, makes an old feminist bat like you sound queer.
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John Galt wrote:
On the 12th anniversary of 9-11 and the first anniversary of the treachery at Benghazi, time to pause and remember that the principal threat to the US is radical Islam, which must be opposed wherever it exists.
Unfortunately, Obama supports radical Islam in Libya, Egypt, and Syria.
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<quoted text> We will never know because Romney was not elected.
Mitt would have been bombing them from day one with FOX cheering him on.

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DBWriter wrote:
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Have you ever had a basic economics class?
The market crashed twice within a couple of weeks. The first crash was when it could not be ignored any longer that the interwoven investments were tied to worthless traunches comprised of failed CRA mortgages.
The second crash a couple of weeks later happened when the Democrat-controlled House refused to pass a bill to prop the failing banks up.
Both crashes happened in September, right after both conventions ended and the campaigning began.
It wasn't until after the election that the Democrats passed virtually the same bill they had rejected during the election campaign.
You really need to go get your money back from whatever institution pretended to educate you.
I'm not the one claiming everything was great until that date in September. That was you demonstrating how little you understand about economics.

I like your new pathetic excuse - it was the Democrat's fault for not stopping the Republican fueled economic mess.

What policy did the Democrats change in those first 10 moths? What could they change with never more than 50- Democrat Senators Cheney tie breaker) & Bush's veto?
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"Who cares how we avoided a war and got a dictator to give up his chemical weapons if we avoided a war and got a dictator to give up his chemical weapons."

Such was Jon Stewart's assessment of the news that Syria might relent and work with Russia to hand its chemical weapons over, avoiding U.S. military intervention.

On Tuesday, Stewart praised John Kerry for bumbling, Magoo-like, into the potential solution by proposing it off-the-cuff as a ridiculous scenario that could never happen.

But when Syria seemed to take the "dickish offer" seriously, there was no celebrating at Fox News. Instead, the network quickly went into shame-spin cycle, characterizing the development as embarrassing and giving Russia the upper hand in our never-ending global pissing contest.

This was apparently, quite enough for Jon Stewart, who launched into a breathless rant:

I get that Fox opposes the Syria peace plan because its modus operandi is to foment dissent in the form of a relentless, irrational contrarianism to Barack Obama and all things Democratic to advance its ultimate objective of creating a deliberately misinformed body politic whose fear, anger, mistrust and discontent is the manna upon which it sustains its parasitic, succubus like existence, BUT... sorry, I blacked out for a second I was saying something?

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John Galt wrote:
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In Southern California, housing prices were rising until mid-2007.
Here too. In fact the for sale signs didn't really start to appear until 2010-2011. Then they stayed there like trees. About 6 months ago they started disappearing but new ones appeared. In this area that is nothing new but the time empty and amount of them is.

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John Galt wrote:
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In truth, Obama had dug himself such a deep hole that the Putin move bought him a few days...until Putin reveals his true position.
Obama may still bomb Syria, without the approval of Congress, to save face.
I think O'bama is still going to bomb Syria. There are a lot of Christians there and I believe O'bama wants to destabilize one of the only Christian populations still thriving in the Middle East.

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I chose the most reliable & opted for the more renewable option.
Reliability is not involved. West Penn does not deliver your power.
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<quoted text> Here too. In fact the for sale signs didn't really start to appear until 2010-2011. Then they stayed there like trees. About 6 months ago they started disappearing but new ones appeared. In this area that is nothing new but the time empty and amount of them is.
The housing market here performed very well for the past year, but is now tapering off. The market is heavily oriented toward all-cash purchases by investors. First-time buyers with large mortgages are non-existent.
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Obama’s Humiliating Defeat When presidents fail, it is a public spectacle. In his rush into unprovoked war against Syria, President Obama overplayed his hand. Shortly before he appeared on television on Wednesday,“Obama’s handlers advised him that his political position was, for the time being, untenable.” But he’ll soon be back on the warpath, meaner and more aggressive than ever Obama will be back on the Syria warpath as soon as the proper false flag operations can be arranged.”

It was a strange speech, in which the real news was left for last, popping out like a Jack-in-the-Box after 11 minutes of growls and snarls and Obama’s bizarre whining about how unfair it is to be restrained from making war on people who have done you no harm. The president abruptly switched from absurd, lie-based justifications for war to his surprise announcement that, no, Syria’s turn to endure Shock and Awe had been postponed. The reader suddenly realizes that the diplomatic developments had been hastily cut and pasted into the speech, probably only hours before. Obama had intended to build the case for smashing Assad to an imperial peroration – a laying down of the law from on high. But his handlers threw in the towel, for reasons both foreign and domestic. Temporarily defeated, Obama will be back on the Syria warpath as soon as the proper false flag operations can be arranged.Freedom Rider: Obama Comes Undone
Russia has been a stalwart for peace in the Syria crisis.“It is their insistence on defending Syria which has brought the world from the brink and forced the president to postpone the congressional vote that he so badly wanted.” The contrasts are striking.“Vladimir Putin is trying to stop a wider war but the Nobel Peace Prize winning Barack Obama is trying to start one. The Waiter is waiting to go down in History lololololololo Bush 3 and 4 OBAMA hahahahahahahahahahahahah

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Syria chemical attacks: What we know
Since the early hours of 21 August when graphic footage started to flood social media sites of an alleged chemical weapons attack on civilians living in the agricultural belt around Damascus, experts have been piecing together the evidence to try to establish what happened.
A report from the New York-based Human Rights Watch is the latest to blame Syrian government forces for carrying out the attacks, which left hundreds of people dead in the Ghouta area on the outskirts of Damascus.
Human Rights Watch says 330mm surface-to-surface rockets were used to attack Zamalka in Eastern Ghouta on 21 August. At least four strike sites have been found.
From remnants of the weapons, HRW has reconstructed the characteristics of the rocket, which, it says, was capable of carrying up to 60 litres of chemical nerve agent.
The payload of the rocket consisted of a large, thin-walled container. A small explosive charge at the front detonated on impact and ruptured the skin of the payload, dispersing the chemicals.
Initial reports and video footage of the attack emerged from social media sources, making the claims difficult to verify and causing many to reserve judgement on whether chemical weapons were actually used.
Despite this, chemical weapons experts said the large volume of visual evidence would be difficult to fake.
Three days after the attack, medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres confirmed that three hospitals it supports in Damascus had treated about 3,600 patients with "neurotoxic symptoms" on the day of the attack. They said 355 of these had died.
Medical experts said large numbers of patients displayed convulsions, pinpointed pupils, excessive saliva and difficulty in breathing - all tell-tale signs of nerve agent poisoning thought most likely to be sarin. They were treated with atropine and other known antidotes, which the medics said worked in many cases, despite the hospitals running out of treatments.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-2...
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Who Are the Minions of War in the Black Caucus?
For the first time in five years,“the Black Caucus was treated like royalty, rather than a nuisance, as is usual, at the White House.” The reason: Obama needs their votes to continue his rush to war against Syria.“If past voting behavior is a guide, the majority of the Caucus is likely to put Obama’s political interests ahead of their constituents’ wishes and the welfare of humankind.”



Who Are the Minions of War in the Black Caucus?

by BAR executive editor Glen Ford

“Most Black legislators are desperately seeking a rationale to give the First Black President his license to kill.”

Susan Rice, the national security advisor who is more culpable than any current high government official in the genocide of 6 million Congolese since 1996, lectured the Congressional Black Caucus for 90 minutes at the White House on the virtues of unprovoked aerial aggression against Syria. President Obama, himself, attended the meeting for about an hour, making his pitch for a war that overwhelming numbers of Americans oppose - and that he would soon be forced to "postpone."

The Black Caucus has never been showered with such special attention in the almost five years that the Obama’s have resided on Pennsylvania Avenue. The CBC can’t get the time of day from Obama when it comes to jobs, foreclosure relief, or the sacrifice of Detroit on the alter of austerity. But when the commander-in-chief needs votes for what may go down as the most unpopular war in modern U.S. history, he summons his dutiful Negroes from out of the fields of irrelevancy, to the Big House, so that they might do their part for the maintenance of Empire.

Although slightly more Blacks favor Obama’s war plans than whites (Hispanics are the least belligerent on Syria), large majorities of Americans of all ethnicities reject a missile strike. Most Black Caucus members played coy with the press as they exited the White House, in line with the gag order issued by CBC chairperson Marcia Fudge, last Friday. Kansas City Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, who back in 2011 said Obama’s proposed “grand bargain” with the Republicans was a “Satan sandwich,” was most forthcoming to the media:“Everyone in the room wanted to say, we are with you, but simply could not.” There are good reasons, embedded in the congressional record, to believe that Cleaver will say no to Obama’s Syrian war if the matter ever comes to a vote.

“He summons his dutiful Negroes from out of the fields of irrelevancy, to the Big House, so that they might do their part for the maintenance of Empire
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Obama’s Irresponsible Rhetoric Exacerbates Global Tensions
The Obama administration tells the American public that its “intelligence” on Syrian government culpability for chemical attacks is ironclad, and that the “world” agrees with Washington. But much of the planet clearly disagrees.“Is it possible that the ‘world’ does not equate their interests with American interests?”

We have been very clear to the Assad regime, but also to other players on the ground, that a red line for us is we start seeing a whole bunch of chemical weapons moving around or being utilized…That would change my calculus. That would change my equation." - President Obama August 20, 2012

It is now generally accepted as fact that on August 21, 2013 a nerve agent, probably sarin gas was used on the Syrian civilian population. According to Dr. Bart Janssens, from Doctors Without Borders,“[T]he reported symptoms of the patients, in addition to the epidemiological pattern of the events – characterized by the massive influx of patients in a short period of time, the origin of the patients, and the contamination of medical and first aid workers – strongly indicate mass exposure to a neurotoxic agent…convulsions, excess saliva, pinpoint pupils, blurred vision and respiratory distress…”

What is not known is who is responsible for the chemical attack. The United States has placed the blame on the Assad regime. President Obama stated,“…the United States (has) presented a powerful case that the Syrian government was responsible for this attack on its own people. Our intelligence shows the Assad regime and its forces preparing to use chemical weapons, launching rockets in the highly populated suburbs of Damascus, and acknowledging that a chemical weapons attack took place.”

Other credible sources believe that the case against the Assad regime is not as former CIA director George Tenet said about WMD’s in Iraq, a “slam dunk.” According to the Times of Israel,“The intelligence linking Syrian President Bashar Assad or his inner circle to an alleged chemical weapons attack that killed at least 100 people is no “slam dunk,” with questions remaining about who actually controls some of Syria’s chemical weapons stores and doubts about whether Assad himself ordered the strike, US intelligence officials say.”

There are conflicting perceptions of reality and requisite action or response. President Obama claims that chemical weapons have been used; the US claims that it has evidence that the Assad regime used them; ergo military intervention (airstrikes) must be the response by the “International Community.” Other countries such as Germany, Russia, China, and Britain agree that chemical weapons have been used but don’t agree that the US “evidence” that Assad used them is as conclusive as the US claims. Also, other countries don’t agree that even if Assad used chemical weapons a military response is the best response. A military response could actually exacerbate the situation not make it better.

“What is not known is who is responsible for the chemical attack
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THE TEAMMATES Senator John McCain, Foreign Relations “Adviser” to Al Qaeda Death Squads in Syria
While the mainstream media admonishes John McCain for playing a poker game on his iPhone during the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations hearings on Syria last Wednesday, no one seems to have noticed that the Republican Senator has, for several years, been supporting and mingling with Al Qaeda commanders in the field in blatant violation of international law as well as in breach of US anti-terrorism legislation.

In April 2011, Senator John McCain described the Al Qaeda affiliated rebels in Libya as follows:

“I have met with these brave fighters, and they are not Al-Qaeda. To the contrary: They are Libyan patriots who want to liberate their nation. We should help them do it.”- Senator John McCain in Benghazi, Libya April 22, 2011.

One of the rebels’ leading figures was Abdel Hakim Belhaj (picture below), a member of the defunct Libyan Islamic Fighting Group LIFG), a terrorist organization on both the UN Security Council and the US State Department lists.In September 2012, McCain met once more with the Al Qaeda linked Libyan fighters in Benghazi, Libya.His claim that the “brave fighters” in Libya were not Al Qaeda is in overt contradiction with an authoritative 2007 US Military Academy document entitled, Al Qaeda’s foreign fighters in Iraq, indicating that Benghazi was a hotbed of Islamic militancy:

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"Calling the United States "the anchor of global security," Obama offered moral, political and strategic arguments for being ready to launch limited military strikes while trying to negotiate a diplomatic solution to what he called Syria's violation of a global ban on chemical weapons."

Isn't this the american arrogance obama apologized for in his apology tour?
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<quoted text>But-but-but, Saul Alinski, Vallerie Jarret, ACORN, etc etc etc blah blah blah.
Even the hard hit Florida is back in business making a second term for Rick Scott more likely___just a year ago he was a certain loser and the GOP was looking for new candidates.
This is what you get with a Democrat Governor and solid Democrat majorities in the state House and Senate:

Connecticut's Economic Trend Worst In Nation

Only State Where Economy Shrank in 2012, New Report Shows

June 07, 2013|By MARA LEE maralee@courant.com, The Hartford Courant

A report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis shows that Connecticut was last in economic growth last year, the only state in the nation where the combined value of goods and services produced shrank compared with 2011.

The report measures GDP, the sum of what residents, businesses and the government spend, plus investments and net exports. The value is in constant 2005 dollars, which controls for inflation. By that measure, total state GDP fell $250 million in 2012, to $197.2 billion.

Not only did the state GDP decrease by 0.1 percent in 2012, it fell by the same amount in 2011, a substantial downward revision of the last year's initial estimate of two percent growth.

http://articles.courant.com/2013-06-07/busine...

The Bureau of Economic Analysis is an agency within the US Dept. of Commerce.
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All under President Obama What Happened to the “Global War on Terrorism”? The U.S. is “Fighting for Al Qaeda” in Syria.
Americans have been repeatedly told that Al Qaeda under the helm of the late Osama bin Laden was responsible for the 9/11 attacks.

Formulated in the wake of the tragic events of september 11, 2001, the U.S. and its allies launched a “Global War on Terrorism”(GWOT) directed against the numerous “jihadist” Al Qaeda affiliated terror formations in the Middle East, Africa, Central Asia and South East Asia. The first stage of the “Global War on Terrorism” was the bombing and invasion of Afghanistan.

In the wake of 9/11, the” Global War on Terrorism” served to obfuscate the real economic and strategic objectives behind the US-led wars in the Middle East and Central Asia.

The Patriot legislation was implemented. The national security doctrine stated unequivocally that the American Homeland was to be protected against “Islamic terrorists”.

For the last 13 years, war on terrorism rhetoric has permeated political discourse at all levels of government. Al Qaeda related threats and occurrences are explained –by politicians, the corporate media, Hollywood and the Washington think tanks– under a single blanket “bad guys” heading, in which Al Qaeda (“the outside enemy of America”) is casually and repeatedly pinpointed as “the cause” of numerous terror events around the World.

But somehow, in the last few months, this “Al Qaeda paradigm” has shifted. The American public has become increasingly skeptical regarding the validity of the “Global War on Terrorism”

In recent months, with the unfolding events in Syria, something rather unusual has occurred, which has had a profound impact on the public’s perception and understanding of Obama’s “Global War on Terrorism”.

The US government is actively and openly supporting Syria’s Al Nusrah, the main fighting force affiliated to al Qaeda, largely composed of foreign mercenaries.

Tax dollars are relentlessly channeled to the “rebels”. In turn, Secretary of State John Kerry meets with rebel commanders who oversee the Al Qaeda affiliated entity.

Is this part of a “new normal”: the unity of opposites whereby “terrorism” and “counter-terrorism” are merged into a single foreign policy focus?
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Mitt would have been bombing them from day one with FOX cheering him on.
Yes! And let us not forget McCains famous line "Bomb, bomb, bomb Iran"

Iranian President Hassan Rohani has said his country is ready to strike a deal with world powers over its nuclear program, but that time is limited.

Rohani said Iran is "ready for the win-win game," and suggested fresh talks could take place when he travels to New York later this month to address the UN General Assembly.

http://www.rferl.org/content/iran-rohani-nucl...
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Is the U.S. Trying to Torpedo Syria Peace Talks?
Demands Syrian Government Be Blamed for Something that Hasn’t Been Proven
Yesterday was a roller coaster. First, the U.S., Syria and Russia agreed to avoid war if Syria placed control over its chemical weapons under international control.

Then, the State Department backed away from a deal, and we worried that the U.S. was still going to attack.

When Obama said he’d accept a negotiated diplomatic settlement, things looked good.

But now, the United Nations resolution being drafted by the Senate would say that the Syrian government was responsible for the August 21st chemical weapons attack.

Syria would never agree to such a UN resolution. And Russia has already said it would veto the resolution.

Please remember:

&#9632;The U.S. government itself admits that it doesn’t have clear evidence that Assad was behind the chemical weapons attack
&#9632;High-level intelligence officials think it might have been the rebels who used such weapons
&#9632;Congress members who have seen the classified intelligence from the U.S. government are not impressed, and top chemical weapons experts are skeptical
&#9632;The manipulation of intelligence to justify war against Syria is arguably greater than with the Iraq war
But the U.S. is attempting to do an end-run around the lack of evidence by having the UN assign guilt to the Syrian government … or to torpedo peace talks entirely.

Moreover, the U.S. is sending mixed signals – even now – about attacking Syria.
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<quoted text>I think O'bama is still going to bomb Syria. There are a lot of Christians there and I believe O'bama wants to destabilize one of the only Christian populations still thriving in the Middle East.
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