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
WOW

Bronx, NY

#993840 Oct 2, 2013
The problem with racists and racism you can't tell if someone is racists just by their color or Political Party because then all African Americans would be called bigots by the color and party and if you can say the party of slavery jim crow,lynchings, The KKK can change lets hope you can embrace the GOP the same way you embraced the party of the KKK for the new deal it wasnt a deal for BLACKS it was for Americans so sell your soul

“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#993841 Oct 2, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Yeah and he just 66. Elmore Leonard, another great one, died just a couple of months ago.
Leonard was a chain smoker who wrote pencil to paper.
Leonard's son, his first name is Peter I think, seems to be a really good writer on his own. Maybe he'll take up where his father left off...not sure if he can do justice to "Justified" though.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#993842 Oct 2, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Take it up with Peter King, he's on your 'side'.
Peter King is not in the same position or have the same power as Harry Reid.

He's just one voice in a sea of Republicans. Reid is the voice of Obama.
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#993843 Oct 2, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
but seems he's not an alcoholic like the tea party crowd.
they better hope that the DC AA meetings haven't been shut down.
Grayson financed his first campaign out of pocket__the millions that he earned by suing lying thieving military contractors such as Custer-Battles.

During his second campaign the money came to him virtually unsolicited.

He's not a teetotaler__just too ethical to show up in the house chambers after partying with lobbyists and donors.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#993844 Oct 2, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
"Not having an ID does not necessarily mean a passenger won't be allowed to fly."
http://www.tsa.gov/traveler-information/accep...
Now what Eed. Were you wrong? Will you admit it?
Have you purchased alcohol without showing a photo ID?
taking things out of context is dishonest, dumbass Dave. Why don't you copy the first line, or entire article?
Lakeesha Bocateesha

Lakewood, NJ

#993845 Oct 2, 2013
brown eyes wrote:
Reports are that Congress reeks of alcohol. Republicans would cry uncle if ABC stores were shut down.
ol' drunk lily she finally gots a reason to switch parties
brown eyes

Christiansburg, VA

#993846 Oct 2, 2013
John Boehner gave a rallying speech to Congress and the Tea Party today. He thanked his loved ones tobacco lobbyists, the oil companies, and the CEO's.
WOW

Bronx, NY

#993847 Oct 2, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
With Traditional GOP Allies Defecting, Big Business Takes Sides With Obama
Having failed to persuade their traditional Republican allies in Congress to avert a government shutdown, business leaders fear bigger problems ahead, and they're taking sides with a Democratic president whose health care and regulatory agenda they have vigorously opposed.
President Barack Obama is embracing the business outreach, eager to employ groups like the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Wall Street CEOs to portray House Republicans as out of touch even with their long-established corporate and financial patrons.
Yet, the partial closing of the government and the looming confrontation over the nation's borrowing limit highlight the remarkable drop in the business community's influence among House Republicans, who increasingly respond more to tea party conservatives than to the Chamber of Commerce.
On Wednesday, Obama is hosting chief executives from the nation's 19 biggest financial firms. Moreover, the Chamber of Commerce has sent a letter to Congress signed by about 250 business groups urging no shutdown and warning against a debt ceiling crisis that they say could lead to an economically disastrous default.
http://talkingpointsmemo.com/news/with-tradit...
"There is an element of the more independent, tea party coalition Republicans that, frankly, don't listen to very many people," said John Engler, the former Republican governor of Michigan and now president of the Business Roundtable, one of the groups that signed the chamber letter. "They are on a mission, often defined on the basis of their view of the world, and they aren't paying very much attention to what this means beyond maybe their own districts."
Concerned, the Chamber of Commerce is preparing to participate in political primaries, protecting friendly lawmakers from conservative challengers. "Clearly we're getting to a point where we need a Congress that's going to be productive, proactive and create a stable environment for economic growth and job creation," said Scott Reed, a Republican political consultant who is advising the chamber on its strategy.
So so so what you saying in english is African American need wealthy WhiteMen to bailout the African American Black President so so so the Blackman can't do it by his self he needs Whitemen o lord wouldnt it have been easier to just Hire a White face to get the job done I mean Clinton has to hold his hands SMH no one see the joke clintomhas been his puppett master from day one the White Guy that called him a waiter or a member of the wait staff aaaawwwwwww snap they ashamed to just bow down to the Man so they angry birds ok lily Im going to get my meds from carol shes trying to sign me up for ostumblecare

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#993848 Oct 2, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Or how the IRS is going to decide if Homer needs a hemorrhoidectomy and file his tax returns at the same time.
once they get to know him, they'll realize he REALLY needs a hemorrhoidectomy.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#993849 Oct 2, 2013
If Obama had a hemorrhoidectomy, we'd lose about half a dozen posters.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#993850 Oct 2, 2013
Snap

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

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#993851 Oct 2, 2013
Yeah wrote:
Hmmmm.... I heard the 80 members of the House who are holding Americans hostage represent only 18% of the population.
Clearly they don't represent the American people by any stretch of any imagination... unless you're a right wing nut!
homosexuals only make up about 3% of the population but you guys have a tizzy over them.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#993852 Oct 2, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Peter King is not in the same position or have the same power as Harry Reid.
He's just one voice in a sea of Republicans. Reid is the voice of Obama.
He said Cruz is crazy. Does that sound like someone King or Reid should/would work with? King agrees with Reid, he in no way wanted to shut the government down nor use ACA as the vehicle to do so.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#993853 Oct 2, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
This question has already been answered. Big business and corporations are exempt because they and republicans whined, cried and begged for a delay. "They couldn't get their ducks in a row." No such problem for the individual mandate. The exchanges didn't ask for a delay. They had invested a lot of time and money getting prepared and it would have been unfair to delay the individual mandate. The only ones asking for a delay were republicans.
"unfair to delay the individual mandate"? How so?

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#993854 Oct 2, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
They may not have a "contract" but they do have a legally binding benefit agreement.
wtf is a legally binding benefit agreement?

<hint; its a fcking contract>
WOW

Bronx, NY

#993855 Oct 2, 2013
From Daley Plaza to Syria: Obama’s Forgotten, Fading Imperial Promise
Purported progressives who claim to be shocked and appalled at President Obama’s warmongering have been willfully ignorant for a very long time.“Its’ a shame folks in leading ‘progressive’ circles didn’t look more seriously into the militantly imperial content of Obama’s speeches and publications during and before his initial presidential campaign.”Let us hope that the American ‘left’ will show a new determination to never be fooled again.”

Some liberals and progressives who opposed Barack Obama’s attempted attack on Syria seemed taken aback and surprised at the president’s readiness to make brazenly illegal, unilateral war on another sovereign nation. I’m glad they helped block the bombing of Syria, but I find surprise at Obama’s imperial militarism distressing. That militarism has been on rich display from the beginning of his presidency, generating countless victims from Somalia and Yemen to Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan, and Pakistan among other locations.

The Invasion of Iraq as a Mistake, Not a Crime

But then, Obama’s imperial militarism was evident well before he took up residence in the White House. Obama was never anything remotely like the “antiwar” politician many liberal and progressive Democrats fantasized about during the long national Cheney-Bush 43 nightmare. Illinois State Senator Barack Obama’s October 2002 speech against George W. Bush’s planned invasion of Iraq in Chicago’s Daley Plaza – an oration that was subsequently lodged into the screen doors of Iowa City progressives on the eve of the 2008 Iowa Democratic Party presidential Caucus – is a case in point. It was much less anti-war than many imagined.“I am not opposed to all wars,” Obama said early in his speech,“I’m opposed to dumb wars.”[1]

Calling Bush’s imminent war “dumb” but not criminal or immoral, Obama deleted the petro-imperial ambitions behind the Iraq invasion being planned in Washington. He said nothing about racist nature of the Bush administration’s determination to preposterously link Iraq to the jetliner attacks of September 11, 2001 and to al Qaeda. Contrary to his presidential campaign’s later effort to brand him as a friend of the antiwar movement, his 2002 speech spoke against the planned invasion in much the same terms as George Bush Senior’s former National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft and much of the rest of the U.S. foreign policy establishment. It argued that invading Iraq would be a foreign policy mistake – something that would not work for U.S. global power. It did not mention that the war and occupation being worked up by the White House and Pentagon would be a brazenly illegal and imperial transgression certain to kill many innocent Iraqis. The reasons Obama gave not to invade Iraq – economic cost, uncertain outcomes, risks of regional destabilization, etc.(but not immorality, criminality, and the likelihood that many Iraqis would die)– were widely voiced concerns on the part of top conservative imperial thinkers.

Obamas color was use by the elite to block dissent it has not worked because all blacks do not support how he governs
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#993856 Oct 2, 2013
Eman wrote:
If Obama had a hemorrhoidectomy, we'd lose about half a dozen posters.
Agreed.

Galt, Flack, Carol(Lois Lane), DBwriter, The No Surprize sockpuppet brigade, Eed, they've all been on his ass for over four years now.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#993857 Oct 2, 2013
WOW wrote:
<quoted text>Do you know what Pi$$ing in the wind is?
Answer: The Tea Baggers shutting down the government.
WOW

Bronx, NY

#993858 Oct 2, 2013
It's funny Obama wanted minority rule for Syria but his supporters wont accept that for America is that stupid or what and they just cant see how racists and bigotted they are what they want for other countries they dont want for Americans WOW
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#993859 Oct 2, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Don't pee your pants just yet, Homer. More headlines are to come in the days ahead and more "glitches" when reality sinks in.
Let's wait to celebrate Obama's 1% margin of victory until after the debt ceiling debate soon and Obamacare really hits the fan.
By the way, do you favor Obamacare over the Affordable Care Act?
Just testing...people in the streets chose one over the other on the Jimmy Kimmel show the other night and even explained why.
Proving more people are completely clueless than we even imagine.
Many are confused by the nonsense they're watching on TV, just moments ago (R) Wisconsin congressman Duffey was lying his azz off on MSNBC. Pitiful lies which included made up statistics.

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