Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1251224 comments on the Hampton Roads Daily Press story from Nov 5, 2008, titled Barack Obama, our next President. In it, Hampton Roads Daily Press reports that:

"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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Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#991920 Sep 29, 2013

7. Medicine Cabinet Tax ($5 bil/Jan 2011): Americans no longer able to use health savings account (HSA), flexible spending account (FSA), or health reimbursement (HRA) pre-tax dollars to purchase non-prescription, over-the-counter medicines (except insulin). Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,957-1,959
8. HSA Withdrawal Tax Hike ($1.4 bil/Jan 2011): Increases additional tax on non-medical early withdrawals from an HSA from 10 to 20 percent, disadvantaging them relative to IRAs and other tax-advantaged accounts, which remain at 10 percent. Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,959
$6.4 billion more ($59.8 billion and counting).
2012:
9. Employer Reporting of Insurance on W-2 (Min$/Jan 2012): Preamble to taxing health benefits on individual tax returns. Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,957
No actual number but let’s just say “billions and billions” as the middle class gets taxed for its health benefits. Next year (2013), these kick in:
10. Surtax on Investment Income ($123 billion/Jan. 2013): Creation of a new, 3.8 percent surtax on investment income earned in households making at least $250,000 ($200,000 single). This would result in the following top tax rates on investment income: Bill: Reconciliation Act; Page: 87-93
Also known as a “tax on the rich”. To what effect? Well in 2012 capital gains is taxed at 15%, dividends at 15% and “other” at 35%. If you’re wondering what constitutes “other” here’s how it is defined:
*Other unearned income includes (for surtax purposes) gross income from interest, annuities, royalties, net rents, and passive income in partnerships and Subchapter-S corporations. It does not include municipal bond interest or life insurance proceeds, since those do not add to gross income. It does not include active trade or business income, fair market value sales of ownership in pass-through entities, or distributions from retirement plans. The 3.8% surtax does not apply to non-resident aliens.
In 2013 capital gains will be taxed at 23.8%, dividends at 43.4% and “other” at 43.4%.
11. Hike in Medicare Payroll Tax ($86.8 bil/Jan 2013): Current law and changes. Bill: PPACA, Reconciliation Act; Page: 2000-2003; 87-93
12. Tax on Medical Device Manufacturers ($20 bil/Jan 2013): Medical device manufacturers employ 360,000 people in 6000 plants across the country. This law imposes a new 2.3% excise tax. Exempts items retailing for <$100. Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,980-1,986
13. Raise "Haircut" for Medical Itemized Deduction from 7.5% to 10% of AGI ($15.2 bil/Jan 2013): Currently, those facing high medical expenses are allowed a deduction for medical expenses to the extent that those expenses exceed 7.5 percent of adjusted gross income (AGI). The new provision imposes a threshold of 10 percent of AGI. Waived for 65+ taxpayers in 2013-2016 only. Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,994-1,995
14. Flexible Spending Account Cap – aka “Special Needs Kids Tax”($13 bil/Jan 2013): Imposes cap on FSAs of $2500 (now unlimited). Indexed to inflation after 2013. There is one group of FSA owners for whom this new cap will be particularly cruel and onerous: parents of special needs children. There are thousands of families with special needs children in the United States, and many of them use FSAs to pay for special needs education. Tuition rates at one leading school that teaches special needs children in Washington, D.C.(National Child Research Center) can easily exceed $14,000 per year. Under tax rules, FSA dollars can be used to pay for this type of special needs education. Bill: PPACA; Page: 2,388-2,389
15. Elimination of tax deduction for employer-provided retirement Rx drug coverage in coordination with Medicare Part D ($4.5 bil/Jan 2013) Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,994
16.$500,000 Annual Executive Compensation Limit for Health Insurance Executives ($0.6 bil/Jan 2013). Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,995-2,000
Your running total through next year?$322.9+ billion in taxes.

Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#991921 Sep 29, 2013
"According to a taken Sept. 19-22, 63 percent of respondents — and 51 percent of Republicans — said Congress should provide the funding necessary to keep the government open, rather than shut it down in an attempt to defund Obamacare."

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OBAMA the GENIUS

Pittsboro, NC

#991922 Sep 29, 2013
OBAMACARE! It's Everywhere!

You lost the election.

We won!

Now pay up losers!

Cry about a tax.....traitors!

OBAMACARE! WE WON! YOU LOST!

OBAMACARE! NEXT WEEK EVERYWHERE!

OBAMACARE! MAJORITY RULES!

shut down your mouth: puceees!

GOP: GOOFY OLD WHITE RACIST PUCEEES!

REPUBLICANS: fools who lost it all.

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Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#991923 Sep 29, 2013
OBAMA the GENIUS wrote:
Republican shutdown.
Republican shutdown.
Hurting the working folks again.
RIGHT WING LIARS!
Every Republican a giant ddddoouucchhee baggggg!
Chase them off the forum......
THEY CAN'T HANDLE THE TRUTH.
ABOUT THE SCUMBAGGGS THEY ARE!
How does that make you FEEL, freeloadingchimpy??

LMAO @U.......:-)

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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#991924 Sep 29, 2013
RealDave wrote:
"According to a taken Sept. 19-22, 63 percent of respondents — and 51 percent of Republicans — said Congress should provide the funding necessary to keep the government open, rather than shut it down in an attempt to defund Obamacare."
Republicans have provided the funding...the DemoKKKrats want the shutdown.

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Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#991925 Sep 29, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Medicare
interest
dividends
capital gains
passive income
rental income
royalty income
reduce medical deductions
medical devices
Many of those listed are only if you make over $200/$250K . And we know you don't.

You have no change in the Medicare tax you are paying.

You pay no tax on medical devices.

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TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#991926 Sep 29, 2013
OBAMA the GENIUS wrote:
800,000 fed workers to be furloughed Tuesday as part of the Republican Gov shutdown.
Thanks azzzzzzholes!
Now everyone knows you hate the people.
Tsk, tsk Obama and the rest of the slackers should've shown up for WORK today.

ALLLL those people there just waiting.

Now everyone REALLY does know-who showed up and who didn't!!

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“For God & Country”

Since: Aug 13

The Promised Land Illinois

#991927 Sep 29, 2013
OBAMA the GENIUS wrote:
800,000 fed workers to be furloughed Tuesday as part of the Republican Gov shutdown.
Thanks azzzzzzholes!
Now everyone knows you hate the people.
Again I say So What!
Inconvenience Yes - Hurt No!!

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Since: May 11

Gettysburg, PA

#991928 Sep 29, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Republicans have provided the funding...the DemoKKKrats want the shutdown.
The Democrats had already provided he funding. All your America Hating Republicans had to do was pass it. Instead they push for a shut down.

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TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#991929 Sep 29, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Republicans have provided the funding...the DemoKKKrats want the shutdown.
Yup, or the slackertics would've shown up to do the WORK, of the people, by the people , FOR the people (rather than AGAINST them-Once again) today.

Tsk tsk....thank a slackerTic on Tuesday, Voters of America!

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Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#991930 Sep 29, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Many of those listed are only if you make over $200/$250K . And we know you don't.
You have no change in the Medicare tax you are paying.
You pay no tax on medical devices.
Spoken by the person who thinks corporations pay taxes. By the way, Dave, you never answered the question. Where does the money come from to allow your business to pay it's taxes?
OBAMA the GENIUS

Pittsboro, NC

#991931 Sep 29, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
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How does that make you FEEL, I smoke large boners...:-)
LOL

LOL

LOL

if you need a dck in your mouth to shut it down......

Get on it Fenny!

This just in:

Every Republican is a lying sack of crapppp!

And

OBAMACARE! IT'S. EVERYWHERE. NEXT. WEEK.

WE WON!

REPUBLICANS SCKKK AZZZZZZ!

shut down your momma you POS!

OBAMACARE! provided by Blue Cross!
TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#991932 Sep 29, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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You still have't mention which of the ACA taxes you will be paying.
I'll let you know when/if they raise the damn premiums on what we ALREADY pay out the nose for (not counting the INCREASES in co-pays that I've seen being implemented-TWICE even--ALREADY) Duh A Vey.

Did you miss that link awhile back-to the TAX and FINE of IRS CommunisTic pools of fools KGB page?? DO you need I to post it again for you?
Patriot

Longmont, CO

#991933 Sep 29, 2013
Comet ISON Goes Green

September 28, 2013

As NASA and the European Space Agency prepare their remote photojournalists – Mars Express, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and the Curiosity and Opportunity rovers – to capture photos of Comet ISON’s flyby of Mars early next week, amateur astronomers continue to monitor and photograph the comet from backyard observatories across the blue Earth. Several recent color photos show ISON’s bright head or nucleus at the center of a puffy, green coma. Green’s a good omen – a sign the comet’s getting more active as it enters the realm of the inner solar system and sun’s embrace.

Read more: http://www.universetoday.com/105087/comet-iso...

We are told there will be "signs in the sun, moon and stars" - http://biblehub.com/luke/21-25.htm

Speaking of "signs and omens", Is green "a good omen" as this article suggests?

http://biblehub.com/nlt/revelation/6.htm vs 7,8
TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#991934 Sep 29, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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The Democrats had already provided he funding. All your America Hating Republicans had to do was pass it. Instead they push for a shut down.
There hasn't even been a twinkie dancing B-U-D-G-E-T PASSED yet Duh A Vey--let alone any of them having an actual CLUE about how much MORE they'll be DRAINING and depleting out of what's lef tof the pockets of WORKING class America.

Hell... not even state and givverment health care agencies have any sort of REAL working idea on this NOT READY for prime time three dung layer birdcage liner worthy paperweight in need of MORE (way more) damn work.

But hey...Peelousie sayd...yewz has to pass Pandorees box it to sees what's in it.

Idiot half empty, rotten apple barrel carts before broke back mules, carnival barkering, three ring, circus side show charlatans.
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#991935 Sep 29, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Speaking of taxes, here are 20 new taxes ObamaCare imposes
By Bruce McQuain
These via the Americans for Tax Reform. Says the ATR:
Taxpayers are reminded that the President’s healthcare law is one of the largest tax increases in American history.
Indeed. Tax increases which took place in 2010 after the passage of the bill:
1. Excise Tax on Charitable Hospitals (Min$/immediate):$50,000 per hospital if they fail to meet new "community health assessment needs," "financial assistance," and "billing and collection" rules set by HHS. Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,961-1,971
2. Codification of the “economic substance doctrine”(Tax hike of $4.5 billion). This provision allows the IRS to disallow completely-legal tax deductions and other legal tax-minimizing plans just because the IRS deems that the action lacks “substance” and is merely intended to reduce taxes owed. Bill: Reconciliation Act; Page: 108-113
3.“Black liquor” tax hike (Tax hike of $23.6 billion). This is a tax increase on a type of bio-fuel. Bill: Reconciliation Act; Page: 105
4. Tax on Innovator Drug Companies ($22.2 bil/Jan 2010):$2.3 billion annual tax on the industry imposed relative to share of sales made that year. Bill: PPACA; Page: 1,971-1,980
5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield Tax Hike ($0.4 bil/Jan 2010): The special tax deduction in current law for Blue Cross/Blue Shield companies would only be allowed if 85 percent or more of premium revenues are spent on clinical services. Bill: PPACA; Page: 2,004
6. Tax on Indoor Tanning Services ($2.7 billion/July 1, 2010): New 10 percent excise tax on Americans using indoor tanning salons. Bill: PPACA; Page: 2,397-2,399
Hey Flacko__happy to see the Mountaineers win in Oklahoma yesterday despite the ugliest uni's since the 1979 Pittsburg Pirates.

Who's Bruce McQuain?

Dare I google that name??

Or just take a wild azz guess?
TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#991936 Sep 29, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Many of those listed are only if you make over $200/$250K . And we know you don't.
You have no change in the Medicare tax you are paying.
You pay no tax on medical devices.
ANY and all business making over speccified amounts-

Just ADMIt the TRUTH DUH A Vey--when YOU see ANOTHER percentile taken OUT of YOUR paycheck for the "America Communinist Act" ...draining and depleting the WORKING class people some MORE, via robbinghoodietic tacTics of MORE tax and fine.

AKA Medicaire "PLUS"....not to be confused with what's ALREADY hacked out of peoples paychecks regularly.

Duhmmy.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#991937 Sep 29, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Many of those listed are only if you make over $200/$250K . And we know you don't.
You have no change in the Medicare tax you are paying.
You pay no tax on medical devices.
$200K is not all that much given the high Obama taxes...

Medicare tax is an additional 0.9%...
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#991938 Sep 29, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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I'll let you know when/if they raise the damn premiums on what we ALREADY pay out the nose for (not counting the INCREASES in co-pays that I've seen being implemented-TWICE even--ALREADY) Duh A Vey.
Did you miss that link awhile back-to the TAX and FINE of IRS CommunisTic pools of fools KGB page?? DO you need I to post it again for you?
While premiums increase every year anyway, I GUARANTEE you will see at least an additional 10-20% increase above the norm. That's just the way it works; you will be subsidizing the exchanges, 60-80% of whom are irresponsible freeloaders (like "odumbo the penius").

That is, until odumbocare is inevitably repealed or scaled back (the latter most likely)....

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#991939 Sep 29, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Many of those listed are only if you make over $200/$250K . And we know you don't.
You have no change in the Medicare tax you are paying.
You pay no tax on medical devices.
...and when the economics of ObamaKKKare crash, the threshhold for those tax increases will be lowered....

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