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

“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.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#993860 Oct 2, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Illinois was where he lived. Not necessarily the place he called "home".
"Barack has led by example. When we took our trip to Africa and visited his home
country in Kenya.."

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#993861 Oct 2, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Many incidences of violence and mayhem at Tea Party rallies babe__including a bunch of old fks attacking some members of the media.
You said that you'd only attended a couple TP gatherings right?
What's your need to lie???
Well, you and your pals at the Moose Lodge must have been the only ones to hear about it.

The liberal media would have been all over that - even one minor incident - and made it look like the Revolutionary War had started over again.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#993862 Oct 2, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
Thought I should pass this on.
To the United States Federal Government:
The U.S. Postal Service was established in 1775. You had 237 years to get it right and it is broke.
Social Security was established in 1935. You had 77 years to get it right and it is broke.
Fannie Mae was established in 1938. You had 74 years to get it right and it is broke.
War on Poverty started in 1964. You had 48 years to get it right; $1 trillion of our money is confiscated each year and transferred to "the
poor" and they only want more.
Medicare and Medicaid were established in 1965. You had 47 years to get it right and they are broke.
Freddie Mac was established in 1970. You had 42 years to get it right and it is broke.
The Department of Energy was created in 1977 to lessen our dependence on foreign oil. It has ballooned to 16,000 employees with a budget of $24 billion a year and we import more oil than ever before. You had 35 years to get it right and it is an abysmal failure.
And now you want to run our health care system.
Does anyone have any common sense anymore?
Obviously you don't...

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#993863 Oct 2, 2013
brown eyes wrote:
If it turns out that President Obama can make a deal with the most intrasigent, hard-line, unreasonable totalitarian mullahs in the world, but not with the Republicans, maybe he's not the problem.
Now that they are taking a hit in the polls, even Republicans are blaming the Tea Party.
Lakeesha Bocateesha

Lakewood, NJ

#993864 Oct 2, 2013
brown eyes wrote:
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.
notice he ain't thankin the free-loading non-working governmental parasites like you...LOL
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#993865 Oct 2, 2013
Homer wrote:
Also of note -
Democrats have extended their lead over Republicans to four points – 42% to 38%- in the latest Generic Congressional Ballot. This is their biggest lead and highest level of support since mid-April.
http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_conten...
Interesting. I thought the Republicans were looking to make some serious gains, maybe take over the Senate.
Ethics Gomer!
Do you regularly abandon your ethics?

Would you sacrifice your ethics for a White Republican?
super steve

Denver, CO

#993866 Oct 2, 2013
piece of human filth Ostupida spitefully tries to shut down open air Washington monuments:

Veterans break past World War II Memorial barricade - CNN Political ...
politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/.../veterans-br... ;
23 hours ago - Update 1:45 p.m. ET: House GOP leadership sources tell CNN they plan to vote on a series of bills to fund the government, beginning Tuesday ...

Veterans push past barricades to visit closed WWII memorial amid ...
rt.com/usa/veterans-wwii-memorial-tourists-61...
13 hours ago - Despite a government shutdown resulting in closed national monuments and parks, a group of Mississippi Gulf Coast Honor Flight Veterans ...

Visiting veterans storm closed war memorials - The Washington Post
www.washingtonpost.com/...wwii-memorial/.../0... -...
14 hours ago - World War II, Korean War vets say the government shutdown won't ... to face metal barricades and signs announcing that the memorial was .

What a disgusting dirtbag this AA failure is.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#993867 Oct 2, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
wtf is a legally binding benefit agreement?
<hint; its a fcking contract>
LOL!.
WOW

Bronx, NY

#993868 Oct 2, 2013
News Flash Politicians lie their A$$es of all of the Democrat or republican

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#993869 Oct 2, 2013
O'bama's fry ends.... The media in the United States has refused to report what actually took place with O'bama's fry ends in the Mall-you know the same terrorists he has armed:

During the four-day siege in Kenya’s Westgate shopping Mall, al-Shabaab jihadists raped, tortured, beheaded, dismembered, castrated, gouged out eyes, amputated fingers and hung hostages on hooks from the roof. According to a forensic medical doctor,“They [the al-Shabaab attackers] removed eyes, ears, noses. Fingers are cut by pliers, noses ripped by pliers”…“Those are not allegations. Those are f****** truths,”…“They removed balls, eyes, ears, nose. They get your hand and sharpen it like a pencil then they tell you to write your name with the blood. They drive knives inside a child’s body. Actually, if you look at all the bodies, unless those ones that were escaping, fingers are cut by pliers, the noses are ripped by pliers.” There were also reports that hostages were beheaded and their heads thrown out of the windows.

These are the moderate moslems who the LIBERALS and DEMOCRATS say they want sit down and have a conversation with--I wish they would hurry up and stick with their negotiating perhaps they can fit it into their schedule this week.

Since: May 11

Chambersburg, PA

#993870 Oct 2, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
taking things out of context is dishonest, dumbass Dave. Why don't you copy the first line, or entire article?
"Adult passengers (18 and over) are required to show a valid U.S. federal or state-issued photo ID in order to be allowed to go through the checkpoint and onto their flight."

It says if you have a photo ID you may go through the checkpoint & board your flight.

If you don't then you need to see TSA agents to produce other ID as specified in the article. It doesn't say you can't fly.
super steve

Denver, CO

#993871 Oct 2, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>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.
Idiotic LIV's, all dems, on Jimmy Kimmel street interviews, say they like the ACA, but don't like Obamacare.
I think that says all we need to know about Obama supporters.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#993872 Oct 2, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Well, you and your pals at the Moose Lodge must have been the only ones to hear about it.
The liberal media would have been all over that - even one minor incident - and made it look like the Revolutionary War had started over again.
I agree Carol. We would have heard about it nonstop for weeks. Hell they would still be talking about it.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#993873 Oct 2, 2013
As the Tea Bagging terrorists continue to hold out, cooler heads may be beginning to prevail -

"We need to put our country first and take care of those that have been taking care of us," New York Republican Rep. Michael Grimm said on CNN Wednesday. "There's no such thing as a nonessential employee. I started in the government as a GS-5 making 30 something thousand dollars a year. I'd hate to think that what I did for the government wasn’t essential. So, I want to say to all those people, you are essential to me. If anyone is not essential, it's the U.S. Congress."

Grimm said he hoped to form a coalition with other House Republicans, including New York Rep. Peter King, who blasted tea party members for the shutdown.

“You have 40 Ted Cruz Republicans in the House running national policy,” King told the Washington Post. The "Ted Cruz element," as he called them, are living "in their own echo chamber."

"Obviously everyone knows we have a far right faction that we have to deal with and we have to unify," Grimm said. "That is why I think we'll need a coalition of members to finally say, listen, the most important thing here are those people that aren't going to work today, that have bills to pay, that can barely make ends meet. Those that have small children. They don't know what to tell them. That's what's important to the American people, not our egos, not our poll numbers. All of that is completely irrelevant."

In a separate interview on CNN, House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., said there might be “enough rational Republicans” joining Democrats to pass a funding bill to overcome the government shutdown.

http://news.yahoo.com/shutdown-soundbytes-mcc...

“You have 40 Ted Cruz Republicans in the House running national policy,” King told the Washington Post. The "Ted Cruz element," as he called them, are living "in their own echo chamber."

LOL

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