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 ... Full Story

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#987580 Sep 22, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
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It's a 'possible future home'?
You come here to tell others about your 'possible future home'?
There's a core of you folks that really need to get off this thread and get an actual life. I can always count on seeing certain names however infrequently I stop by.
On both sides.
You don't seem to understand the process of home buying. We have the option to walk away if the inspection reveals a costly repair and the sellers will not fix it.

The inspection and appraisal are scheduled for next week and we can walk away if there's a problem with costly repairs.

So, basically, we bought a home. After the inspection, we can say it's definitely ours.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#987581 Sep 22, 2013
Sarah Palin: GOP ‘Gutless’ for Not Standing Against Obamacare

“Whenever anything bad happens, the media blames Republicans for it,” Palin writes.“That’s not an excuse to roll over and play dead. It’s a call to follow the advice I give my daughters: Woman up, stand your ground, and fight like a girl!”

http://swampland.time.com/2013/09/22/sarah-pa...

but it already looks like a catfight in the House.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#987582 Sep 22, 2013
richardIII wrote:
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Karl Rove: President Bush Tried to Rein In Fan and Fred - WSJ.com
online.wsj.com/article/SB123137220550562585.h ... ;
Jan 8, 2009 - President Bush Tried to Rein In Fan and Fred ... Fannie and Freddie are "government-sponsored enterprises" (GSEs), chartered by Congress.
The White House Warned Congress About Fannie Mae Freddie Mac ...
nicedeb.wordpress.com/.../the-white-house-war ... ;
Sep 21, 2008 - Fannie and Freddie stating that “nothing's wrong”. The Bush Administration tried 17 times to reign in Fannie and Freddie (Note: I tried to quote ...
Fact Check: Obama Had More to Do With 2008 Economic Meltdown ...
www.thegatewaypundit.com/.../fact-check-obama ... ;
Sep 5, 2012 - Moreover, Fannie and Freddie acquired “more loans .... Institute tried this CRA nonsense back in 2007 when Bush saw the Recession coming ...
No forced subprime mortgages, no crisis.
Thanks Dodd, Frank, Carter, Clinton, et
lol! Oops! Trumped by history!

http://newsroom.bankofamerica.com/press-relea...

"Bank of America today announced agreements with the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) to resolve outstanding and potential repurchase and certain other claims relating to the origination, sale and delivery of substantially all residential mortgage loans originated and sold directly to Fannie Mae from January 1, 2000 through December 31, 2008 by entities related to Countrywide Financial Corporation (legacy Countrywide) and Bank of America, National Association (BANA).

In addition, Bank of America announced that it signed definitive agreements to sell the servicing rights on 2.0 million residential mortgage loans totaling approximately $306 billion, as measured by the aggregate unpaid principal balance (as of November 30, 2012).

“As we enter 2013, we sharpen our focus on serving our three customer groups and helping to move the economy forward,” said Bank of America Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan.“Together, these agreements are a significant step in resolving our remaining legacy mortgage issues, further streamlining and simplifying the company and reducing expenses over time.”

Fannie Mae agreements

The agreements with Fannie Mae cover loans with an aggregate original principal balance of approximately $1.4 trillion and an aggregate outstanding principal balance of approximately $300 billion. Unresolved claims by Fannie Mae for alleged breaches of selling representations and warranties with respect to these loans totaled $11.2 billion of unpaid principal balance at September 30, 2012. These agreements extinguish substantially all of those unresolved claims, as well as any future representations and warranties claims associated with loans sold directly to Fannie Mae from January 1, 2000 to December 31, 2008, subject to certain exceptions which Bank of America does not expect to be material.

As part of the agreement to settle representations and warranties claims, Bank of America will make a cash payment to Fannie Mae of $3.6 billion and also repurchase for $6.75 billion certain residential mortgage loans sold to Fannie Mae, which Bank of America has valued at less than the purchase price. These actions are expected to be covered by existing reserves and an additional $2.5 billion (pretax) in representations and warranties provision recorded in the fourth quarter of 2012.

Bank of America also agreed to make a cash payment to Fannie Mae to settle substantially all of Fannie Mae’s outstanding and future claims for compensatory fees arising out of past foreclosure delays. This payment is expected to be covered by existing reserves and an additional provision of $260 million (pretax) recorded in the fourth quarter of 2012.

Together, these actions described above are expected to reduce Bank of America’s pretax income by approximately $2.7 billion in the fourth quarter of 2012...."

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#987583 Sep 22, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
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there it is.
the hatred you harbor for this man is truly beyond belief.
Maybe this black just doesn't know his place is the way you look at it.
Maybe this radical liberal who is anti-capitalism whose former spiritual mentor preached Black Liberation Theology doesn't know his place. It's not the leader of a nation he clearly does not understand and wants to fundamentally transform into his own image.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#987584 Sep 22, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
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And yet..........you devoted countless hours over the past five years spouting nonsense opinions like a idiot savant on a meaningless quest. You've had various names and locations over time, you and Carol are the most consistent and prolific nitwits on this thread.
Yet you admit 'posts on threads like this are meaningless'.
So why do you devote so much time and effort talking about Gsalt in the third person? Why don't you just go back to being Nobraina? It's not like you've fooled anyone, even those who won't call you on it.
Could it be that your life is lacking meaning?
For the same reason he claims bills should be separated and not bootstrapped, but has no problems with the debt ceiling bill being bootstrapped to Obamacare.

Cons can't make up their minds!

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#987585 Sep 22, 2013
So what does Obama have to say now about terrorism being on the run? The terrorists in Kenya and Syria seem pretty bold to me.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#987586 Sep 22, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
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I wish you the best in this.
Thank you. Very nice of you to say.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#987587 Sep 22, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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Granted. Can't count the number of times I asked "how are these people affording these overpriced houses" when we were renting to wait out the bubble bursting.
Eventually the kind of loans that allowed them to do that became clear. And why there were so many foreclosures a few years later.
Isn't it amazing how these loan companies thought people could afford them?

Just like the realtors did?

And the developers kept jacking up the prices?

Isn't it amazing, son?
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#987588 Sep 22, 2013
Buy FOS wrote:
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You are anti-American and screwing the future for our kids, idiot.
All of you Obama people are anti-child. You are destroying the country with your moronic ideals, dirtbag. GFY.
lol! Waxman is certainly un American son.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#987589 Sep 22, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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We elect our leaders to serve us, the people. Obama serves his self-imposed personal vision and blames republicans if they don't share his same vision.
Don't recall too many presidents like this one before. Most presidents reach across the aisle and work with representatives of the people who might not have voted for them.
lol! And you're a teacher?!?!?!?!

wow.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#987590 Sep 22, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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This is the first president in our history who actually wants to bring this nation down and weaken us on the world stage - almost as payback for past sins - even though blacks have long since taken their place as a crucial part of this nation's fabric.
He really does.
lol! And it's the right wing nuts who are cheering for Russia and Putin!!!!

Seems clear who wants to bring America down and support foreign countries against America son!

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#987591 Sep 22, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
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There ya go again.
Arguing about meaningless shit.
Obama won. You lost. All the rest is your bullshit whining.
The State exchanges open in just over a week.
Get over it.
Hard to believe a fellow American would not find their fellow Democrats disgracing two victims' parents of a terrorist attack on the anniversary of 9/11 trying to seek answers shameful.

It really makes me sad that my fellow countrymen are strangers.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#987592 Sep 22, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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Maybe this radical liberal who is anti-capitalism whose former spiritual mentor preached Black Liberation Theology doesn't know his place. It's not the leader of a nation he clearly does not understand and wants to fundamentally transform into his own image.
bushie boy attacked a sovereign country for no reason.

That's about as fundamentally transforming an image as one can get, short of the nazi "final solution."

You really are overplaying your hand son.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#987593 Sep 22, 2013
Three Strikes And You’re, Well, Still Playing The Same Game

Steve Benen notes that Republicans have been completely wrong about the U.S. economy three times in the past two decades — about Clinton, Bush, and Obama — but haven’t changed their doctrine a bit.

http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/09/17/t...
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#987594 Sep 22, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
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There ya go again.
Arguing about meaningless shit.
Obama won. You lost. All the rest is your bullshit whining.
The State exchanges open in just over a week.
Get over it.
They let you out again, bimbo carpet-munching convict? The furloughs are getting further and further apart. You must really be screwing the pooch in there (or vice/versa).....

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#987595 Sep 22, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! And you're a teacher?!?!?!?!
wow.
Former teacher.

Clinton and Reagan tried to find common ground with their opposition. So did both Bush's.

It's one thing for a president to stand firm and try to convince the opposition to get on board with their vision or agenda. It's quite another thing to ignore the opposition and then blame them.
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#987596 Sep 22, 2013
We need "chimp control", not gun control. Buy a leash today.....:-)
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#987597 Sep 22, 2013
Buy American or Drop Dead wrote:
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Fine, name a single provision of the CFR that you argue is "anti-child".
the entire leftwing agenda encourages illegitimate children and glorifies single mothers and is therefore "anti-child"...

children need two parents, one of each gender...

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#987598 Sep 22, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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i just gave them to you.
are they all sitting in their seats?
They were clearly still present and waiting to take their seats before the hearing. The left side was completely empty.
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#987599 Sep 22, 2013
Here's the life story of one of the Navy Yard shooting victims. It really says all that needs be said regarding the pressing need to cage negro thugs.....

"Chimp control"

Navy Yard victim’s wife:‘I can’t believe this is happening again’

By Emily Wax-Thibodeaux,September 16, 2013

Above the sofa in Priscilla Daniels’s living room in Southeast Washington there’s a
flower-festooned shrine to her 14-year-old son. He was shot and killed four years ago on a D.C. street.

Now, after the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, Daniels, 46, has to hang another portrait, build another shrine.

This time for her husband. Arthur Daniels, 51, a handyman working for a contractor, happened to be moving and installing furniture in Building 197 on Monday morning. He was shot in an eerily similar way to his teenage son: in the back while running from a gunman.

That morning, Priscilla Daniels kissed her husband of 30 years and teased that they should stay in bed because it was raining.

“Stay home with me,” she told him.“But he said,‘Bills to pay, I gotta go in.’&#8200;”

They were high school sweethearts. She even named all of their four sons after him. They are known around the neighborhood for their different middle initials. There’s Arthur C. and Arthur L. Arthur A. was the teenager who was killed while walking home from the Metro with friends in February 2009. That same night, police said, the assailant robbed a man and stole a man’s car.

The fourth son, Arthur V., got into trouble with the law. He is serving 271/2 years for carjacking an 84-year-old woman while pointing a loaded pistol and demanding the keys to her car, according to D.C. Superior Court records.

“My husband was the man I loved through all the tragedy,” Daniels said, surrounded by family at her home. She wept, grabbing the hand of her daughter-in-law, then hugging her tightly. Then they both cried for what felt like a long time. The only thing for the rest to do was to stare at the floor.

Priscilla Daniels said she slept for only an hour or so Monday night, trying to make sense of the senseless. On Tuesday, she flipped through a pile of photos of Arthur and herself. They loved to go out on the town, shoes shined, hair done and holding each other as though they had just met.

“I can’t believe this is happening again,” Daniels said over and over as she rocked back and forth.

Arthur Daniels was the one who cooked Thanksgiving dinner every year for the entire family, including their five children and nine grandchildren. He spent weekends washing and polishing his white Crown Victoria, which was still at the Navy Yard.

The steady stream of visitors came, as they do when someone dies. They wanted to help, as they always do when they don’t know if they really can. They offered to cook meals, sit with her, answer the telephone.

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