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 ... Read more
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#985007 Sep 18, 2013
Criminals wrote:
We should be executing the Jewish Hollywood Mafia in America and we should bomb Israel !
Will everyone please tell this jerk to stfu? Thank you.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#985008 Sep 18, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
http://www.skepticalscience.com/new-remperatu...
TYour two experts admitted they were likely wrong about the medieval period & their plots for recent temperatures are about the same as the people you call wrong.
OMG OMG--you invested in Green Energy didn't you. I told you don't ever listen to Gore and O'bama--you will lose your ass. Maybe you put your losses together with that Realtime, he was piping to buy that electric car that the government paid these idiots to buy. Poof! half of them blew up.

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#985009 Sep 18, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
There's such a thing as a Living Will. Any doctor can provide you with one.
The unborn don't have that option.
So you're saying you don't think a beating human heart indicates life? What indicates death then?
Death? Non-viability, unconsciousness, no brain function... Yes, that's just what I said in my answer: a beating heart does not equal life. If I have a donor heart beating in my chest, just which of us is alive, the donor or the recipient?
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#985010 Sep 18, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Thinkprogress. You will have to ask them.
Thanks for that list; it was interesting! Especially this one:

Marijuana, heroin, and morphine were all available over the counter at the local corner drugstores. Back then the pharmacist said, "Heroin clears the complexion, gives buoyancy to the mind, regulates the stomach and bowels, and is, in fact, a perfect guardian of health."
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#985011 Sep 18, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Death? Non-viability, unconsciousness, no brain function... Yes, that's just what I said in my answer: a beating heart does not equal life. If I have a donor heart beating in my chest, just which of us is alive, the donor or the recipient?
OMG, that one will send her off into ......!!!
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#985012 Sep 18, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>So the last time you had sex was prior to 1973? Before abortion was legal (well, it actually was illegal in America until the industrial revolution), rich people could travel or reward family physicians to abort them without too much trouble. Poor women, sometimes controlled by their religions to believe that the frequency, manner, and practices of their sexual lives was controlled by the husband, often had a baby they could afford every year 'til it killed her or resorted to back alley "doctors" and quack remedies which might very well kill her.
They called it "D&C"

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#985013 Sep 18, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Just as a quick example, let's say the urban heat island effect in a city can be up to 10 degrees F. And, let's say by some miracle you came up with a reliable approach to correct for 95% of this effect (and believe me, no one has an approach this good). This means that there would still be a 0.5F warming bias or error from the UHI effect, an amount roughly of the order of magnitude of the underlying warming signal we are trying to detect (or falsify).
When my son and I ran a couple of transects of the Phoenix area around 10PM one winter evening, we found the city center to be 7 to 10 degrees F warmer than the outlying rural areas. Anthony Watts did a similar experiment this week in Reno (the similarity is not surprising, since he suggested the experiment to me in the first place). He too found about a 10 degree F variation. This experiment was a follow-on to this very complete post showing the range of issues with surface temperature measurement, via one example in Reno.
By the way, in the latter article he had this interesting chart with the potential upward bias added by an instrumentation switch at many weather stations
HO63toHO83
This kind of thing happens in the instrumentation world, and is why numbers have to be adjusted from the raw data (though these adjustments, even if done well, add error, as described above). What has many skeptics scratching their heads is that despite this upward bias in the instrumentation switch, and the upward bias from many measurement points being near growing urban areas, the GISS and NOAA actually have an increasingly positive adjustment factor for the last couple of decades, not a negative one (net of red, yellow, and purple lines here). In other words, the GISS and NOAA adjustment factors imply that there is a net growing cooling bias in the surface temperature record in the last couple of decades that needs to be corrected. This makes little sense to anyone whose main interest is not pumping up the official numbers to try to validate past catastrophic forecasts.
Update: The NOAA's adjustment numbers imply a net cooling bias in station locations, but they do have a UHI correction component. That number is about 0.05C, or 0.03F. This implies the average urban heat island effect on measurement points over the last 50 years is less than 1/300th of the UHI effect we measured in Reno and Phoenix. This seems really low, especially once one is familiar with the "body of work" of NOAA measurement stations as surveyed at Anthony's site.
You & your son did what?

Or did a climate skeptic write your post.

Just checking

That darn NASA, they are so stupid that I bet they can't track a satellite leaving our soar systen.

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#985014 Sep 18, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>OMG OMG--you invested in Green Energy didn't you. I told you don't ever listen to Gore and O'bama--you will lose your ass. Maybe you put your losses together with that Realtime, he was piping to buy that electric car that the government paid these idiots to buy. Poof! half of them blew up.
Wow, Wretch Almighty, I did not know half of the electric cars blew up. You got a link to that?

Or are you just lying yet again.

I do invest in green energy in my every day life. I do it to save money, reduce pollutants that kill thousands of Americans every year & reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

I guess you like to give children mercury in the air they breathe & will gamble on global warming being wrong because hey, what's to risk other than your future progeny ( A scary thought).

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#985018 Sep 18, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>I don't remember a country canceling, or "postponing," a state dinner on George W. Bush. Do you?
Does the Pope count?
dr_Ruth

United States

#985019 Sep 18, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>So the last time you had sex was prior to 1973? Before abortion was legal (well, it actually was illegal in America until the industrial revolution), rich people could travel or reward family physicians to abort them without too much trouble. Poor women, sometimes controlled by their religions to believe that the frequency, manner, and practices of their sexual lives was controlled by the husband, often had a baby they could afford every year 'til it killed her or resorted to back alley "doctors" and quack remedies which might very well kill her.
Please tell us all about your sex life...how many partners...positions!

Then we can have a streudel!!!
dr_Kervorkian

United States

#985020 Sep 18, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Death? Non-viability, unconsciousness, no brain function... Yes, that's just what I said in my answer: a beating heart does not equal life. If I have a donor heart beating in my chest, just which of us is alive, the donor or the recipient?
Drive you Yugo into the nearest garage, close the door, and rev the engine...
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#985021 Sep 18, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Will everyone please tell this jerk to stfu? Thank you.
That's crazy ron of the topix Orlando forum, a couple of his sidekicks post here regularly.
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Newington, CT

#985022 Sep 18, 2013
Yes! GOP finally sticks up for the majority of Americans who do NOT want Obamacare.

"GOP goes all-in on ‘de-fund ObamaCare,’ as shutdown looms"

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/09/18/go...
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#985023 Sep 18, 2013
Criminals wrote:
<quoted text> Don't be fooled by Obama and his Jew buddies . Obama also said he was going to move America forward ??? Wake up and open your eyes not your ears . We are lied to everyday by Jews and crooked politicians . JEWS OWN OBAMA WHO WENT TO ISRAEL TO GET A MEDAL FOR WHAT ? JEWS OWN THE CLINTONS AND BUSH FAMILY . Obama said he was going to stop lobbyist ? NEVER HAPPEN . Obama said he was going to stop the Supreme Court changing the law about Campaign Donations AND NEVER DID . The knee grow pig is a liar . It must be the pot and cocaine talking .
fkoff nutcase

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#985024 Sep 18, 2013
The Clown is on TV saying raising the debt ceiling doesn't increase the debt. What a moran!!!
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#985025 Sep 18, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
Like nearly all other mass shooters, ex-Navy shooter Aaron Alexis was also being treated with psychiatric drugs.
"This is proof that Aaron Alexis was on psychiatric drugs, because that's the only treatment currently being offered by the Veterans Administration for mental problems. Alexis' family members also confirmed to the press that he was being "treated" for his mental health problems. Across the medical industry, "treatment" is the code word for psychiatric drugging.
The media is mostly just using this shooting as another way to sell more advertising while pushing a particular political agenda that utterly ignores the far more dangerous chemical holocaust taking place in our nation due to the widespread deployment of psychiatric drugs."
O'bama care will get everyone on these drugs. Don't doubt me on this-it is the only way they can disarm the American people with out the Americans paying attention.
Are you saying that people with mental illness should not be prescribed drugs?
Or are you just being a dittohead;
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#985026 Sep 18, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>That's crazy ron of the topix Orlando forum, a couple of his sidekicks post here regularly.
incredible
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#985027 Sep 18, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Good enough to take over the US mining equipment & industrial drilling markets.
Good enough to have their national debt under 40% of GDP
Good enough to have a trade surplus
Great things are possible without the burden of a huge unproductive minority population.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#985028 Sep 18, 2013
The Obamacare Swindle (It’s Not What You Think)

Health-care reform isn’t going anywhere. But that hasn’t stopped Republicans from using it to raise money from gullible Tea Partiers who want it defunded.

House Republican leadership does not want a government shutdown over Obamacare, but the agitation of conservative activists might make one inevitable.

That’s not good news for Republicans. After the debt ceiling crisis in 2011, congressional approval ratings dipped to their lowest ever, with Republicans taking a huge hit; in one survey, 71 percent of respondents disapproved with the GOP’s handling of the debt limit. In another, 68 percent said the same (PDF).

Conservatives must know they have nothing to gain politically from taking this stance, which raises the question: why do it? One answer, as suggested by the National Review’s Robert Costa in August, is money. Tea party organizations, he writes,“aren’t worried about the establishment’s ire. In fact, they welcome it. Business has boomed since the push to defund Obamacare caught on. Conservative activists are lighting up social media, donations are pouring in, and e-mail lists are growing.”[Emphasis mine]

To illustrate the point, Heritage Action for America—the political arm of the Heritage Foundation, a right-wing think tank—has a standing website devoted to collecting donations.“Conservatives in Congress have proposed using the fight over a key budget bill, called the continuing resolution, to strip funding from this law. But Establishment Republicans and special interests in Washington are resisting this plan,” it explains. But there’s no reason to panic:“You can ensure Obamacare is defunded,” it asserts. All it takes is a small donation to Heritage.“Time is of the essence. Please donate now to ensure we have the resources to fight and win.”

....Of course, no matter how much money these groups collect, the Affordable Care Act is here to stay. And they know it.“Even they admit privately that they won’t succeed in defunding Obamacare,” notes The Wall Street Journal in a recent editorial urging “kamikaze” Republicans to give up their self-defeating crusade against the law. As President Obama said in a speech on Monday,“the Affordable Care Act has been the law for three-and-a-half years now. It passed both houses of Congress. The Supreme Court ruled it constitutional. It was an issue in last year’s election, and the candidate who called for repeal lost.” Simply put, there is no conceivable scenario that ends with Obama dismantling his signature legislative achievement.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/09...

If there were no money involved, I’d call this a misguided bid for relevance. As it stands, the effort to defund Obamacare is a lucrative business. Which is why it continues to go forward, even as the odds for success dip to the quantum level. For the lawmakers and groups spearheading this movement, Tea Party voters aren’t dedicated citizens as much as they are gullible customers; ripe targets for their brand's commercialized outrage.

Ted Cruz may style himself as a leader, but the reality is that he and his fellow travelers are just the latest in a long line of shameless grifters. And like the presidential campaigns of Newt Gingrich and Herman Cain, this grift will continue for as long as there is money to earn, and Republican voters to con.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#985029 Sep 18, 2013
Republicans as the Female Reproductive System in Politics

As Editor of this site, I cannot use the word I wish to use.

At the Republican National Convention in Florida, Code Pink activists dressed up in giant pink consumes designed to look like … well … to keep things polite here …“lady bits” as some might say to convey the message without the word. They were decorative pink costumes that look like hot dog bun costumes but altered.

Never has there been a better metaphor for the Republicans in Washington, DC.

http://www.redstate.com/2013/09/17/republican...

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