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: Sep 08

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#994685 Oct 3, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
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Did you find someone to f*** you in the caboose yet?
You've got the wrong poster. Lois was making those inquiries not Lily.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#994686 Oct 3, 2013
Homer wrote:
32. Would a shutdown put the brakes on implementing the Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare?" No. The state-run exchanges for the uninsured would open as scheduled Tuesday. "The marketplaces will be open on Tuesday, no matter what, even if there is a government shutdown," President Obama said Friday.
33. Why not? Like Social Security or Medicaid, Obamacare is a permanent entitlement that isn't subject to annual funding by Congress. "Many of the core parts of the health care law are funded through mandatory appropriations and wouldn't be affected," Gary Cohen, the Health and Human Services Department official overseeing the health care rollout, said last week.
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2...
So basically it's just Republican Tea Baggers grandstanding.
Then there is no need for federal funding, right?
So, why are the Democrats shutting down the government?
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#994687 Oct 3, 2013
Ray Donovan wrote:
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I see, so it's fine for your side "to take a stand" and show "backbone" when it's something you want, but not for the opposition to do the same?
Typical liberal hypocrite.
Hold your ground then son.

Galt should be all up in arms about this bootstrapping, but apparently it's not a bother this time around.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#994688 Oct 3, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Sure he is. Just not the crap you bozos blame him for.
Like all the lies after the Al Qaeda attack on Benghazi, right?... just for one example.
WOW

Bronx, NY

#994689 Oct 3, 2013
Obamas messes Libya, Syria, Egypt,Wall street , Homelessness,Travyon, Poverty,Obamacare,Brazil,South America, England,Chitown, Education,spending limits campaign finance
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#994690 Oct 3, 2013
Ray Donovan wrote:
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I see, so it's fine for your side "to take a stand" and show "backbone" when it's something you want, but not for the opposition to do the same?
Typical liberal hypocrite.
no negotiating with terrorists!

Since: Aug 13

Bozeman, MT

#994691 Oct 3, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Sure he is.
Yeah? List them and the sources. I'll wait.
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#994692 Oct 3, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Meaning that 22% of firms are delaying hiring/staffing because of ObamaKKKare, a huge economic drag....
Firms surveyed__but that's how the math works out signaling that actual employers are surveying differently that stay at home mutts, like you, who answer random unsolicited phone calls.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#994693 Oct 3, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
Hobby Lobby’s Vince Parker, who said he “takes the owner’s phone calls and e-mails” at the company, also sent the following to Religion News Service:
“Alleged comments made by employees are currently being investigated and will be addressed accordingly. These comments are in no way indicative of Hobby Lobby culture, the owners and the operators.”
He added:“Marlboro is a great city and has wonderful people and we are blessed to be a part of the community.”
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/02/hobb...
Most companies specifically prohibit any unauthorized employees from commenting to the news media on any company policy, on penalty of termination.

Since: Aug 13

Bozeman, MT

#994694 Oct 3, 2013
Obama calls for striking union workers to be fired

Hilarity ensues as a panicked Barack Obama – fresh off his defeat at the hands of elderly World War II veterans – grabs a microphone and makes a compelling case for firing every union worker who goes on strike:

http://www.humanevents.com/2013/10/03/obama-c...

The poor saps cheering him are almost as funny as Obama himself. The only thing that would make this clip better would be a quick reaction shot of an aide face palming himself into a coma, or maybe a union boss beginning to applaud until he realizes what the President just said, at which point he slowly stops clapping.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#994695 Oct 3, 2013
Why aren't cons cheering at achieving their goal of shutting the government down?

In fact, I wonder why no surprize isn't here talking about the stock market 'climbing'?

I love this comedy channel!
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#994696 Oct 3, 2013
martinezjosei wrote:
Reporter who put Harry Reid in the spot by asking him why he refuses to help kids with cancer, had just being fired!!!
All it took was a call from king Obama personally!
Chelsea Hillary to replace her!!!
Chelsea would need a mask to appear on TV....
WOW

Bronx, NY

#994697 Oct 3, 2013
Obama wasnt happy with his job in detroit the got what NYC got in the 70's drop dead they voted 90% for Obama thats what you get detroit wall street got bailed out right away you Gm/chrysler didnt have investors that wanted their money so they donated to Obama Did African Americans Donate the money to Obama that wall street and big business donated to obama and the democrats ha, Obama is begging his wall street boess to talk to his own government ha

Since: May 11

Chambersburg, PA

#994698 Oct 3, 2013
Ray Donovan wrote:
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I see, so it's fine for your side "to take a stand" and show "backbone" when it's something you want, but not for the opposition to do the same?
Typical liberal hypocrite.
Republican's stand is for for their party.

Democrat's stand is for this country.

I have news, the ACA was debated, it was passed, it was defended in court, and Verified in the last presidential election.

Using it to stop government is a new low.

What's next, No debt ceiling unless all abortion is illegal?

You people are dumber than sh*t if you think this stand by Republicans has anything to do with the betterment of this country.

Are you dumber than sh*t, Ray?

Do you think we should just legislate in this manner.

Next the Democrats can say to not fund government unless all handguns are banned.

What would you say then,Ray.
TheIndependentMa jority

Manchester, KY

#994699 Oct 3, 2013
"Boston bombing suspect wants prison restrictions lifted"

Terrorist chechnyn mujihadeen bomber says WHAT?

Call

1-800-GO2-GITMO

Love,

Non-insane, non-jihadist, Non-terrorist supporting America.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#994700 Oct 3, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> At least my SS number is from the state I was born in.
Your SS number reflects the state where you applied for a number, not necessarily where you were born. The number also includes a time sequence. Only the last four numbers (the ones you are always asked for) are random.

So when you give someone the last four digits, they can figure out the rest in a limited number of attempts.
WOW

Bronx, NY

#994701 Oct 3, 2013
What’s at stake in the partial “shutdown” of government? Certainly not Obamacare, which was never in danger. It’s all an exercise in drawing fake lines in the sandbox, so that the bipartisan business of gutting entitlement programs can recommence. Next stop: Grand Bargain junction.The sanctity of U.S. Treasury notes is what holds the nation – and its global empire – together.”

The government shutdown battle is more like a Civil War reenactment than the real thing. A face-saving bargain will soon be struck, returning 825,000 furloughed federal employees to their jobs at wages that have been frozen for the past two years – not by the Republicans, but on President Obama’s orders. The clock has been stuck with both hands on “austerity” since Obama came fully out of the closet as a GOP fellow-traveler following the 2010 midterm elections. From that moment on, Republican-imposed gridlock has been the only barrier to Obama’s long-sought Grand Bargain to eviscerate entitlement programs. When the current theatrics are over, Obamacare will remain intact and the president will be back on his ever-rightward stride. The GOP will take Obama up on his offer, earlier this year, to cut Social Security and will probably be offered other bits and pieces of the social safety net in the interest of “shared sacrifice” and domestic peace.

In the interim, while the reenactors haul their cannons around the cow pasture, waiting for the rich people who call themselves “markets” to signal an end to the charade, rest assured that national security is sacrosanct.

“When the current theatrics are over, Obamacare will remain intact and the president will be back on his ever-rightward stride.”

For example, the pause in some government spending will have minimal effect on the National Security Agency’s spying on Americans and the rest of the Earth’s inhabitants. The NSA circulated a memo stating that its “intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance activities required to support national or military requirements necessary for national security” are exempt from the fiscal exercise, as are all programs that are necessary for “protection of life and property.” Presumably, that means President Obama can still spend next Tuesday morning selecting the week’s victims for his Kill List.

Protection of property being the prime directive of both wings of the Corporate Party, democracy will remain in shutdown mode in Detroit and all of Michigan’s largely Black cities, whatever happens on Capitol Hill. The markets are hungry to devour the nation’s pension funds, and have chosen Black locales to perfect the model, secure in the knowledge that nobody of consequence will raise a finger to stop them from filching the nest-eggs of the undeserving classes.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#994702 Oct 3, 2013
RealDave wrote:
Eric Cantor said that Republicans are shutting down government because they believe laws should apply equally to everyone.
Then the dumb bastard said that it was not fair that Corporations got a year extension on the mandate & people did not.
So, we have conformation yet again that Republicans think corporations are people. They share equal ground.
Great. I'm writing off all my expenses on my income taxes. House expenses, taxes, insurances, utilities, education. I'll write off that trip to China to explore the lifestyle of the Chinese. I'll have wild parties with my wife &write them off as conferences. Maybe hire a hooker as R & D.
Why should Corporations be allowed & not people?
Republicans get dumber every GD day.
Eric Cantor is about the most ridiculous poor excuse of a Congressman there is. He spent 8 years under Bush voting yes yes yes to unfunded spending out the gazoo while ignoring healthcare. Obama gets elected & Cantor runs screaming like a little girl " OMG OMG Spending OMG OMG Debt OMG OMG Healthcare OMG OMG OMG"
And dumbasses like Galt & Flack soak it up like a dry sponge in a cesspool
This is how ridiculous the right has become. How GD stupid they are.
Businesses pay taxes on profits, not revenue.
TheIndependentMa jority

Manchester, KY

#994703 Oct 3, 2013
Yeah wrote:
Why aren't cons cheering at achieving their goal of shutting the government down?
In fact, I wonder why no surprize isn't here talking about the stock market 'climbing'?
I love this comedy channel!
Lil Harry Reed can't holler that loudly...probably dislodge his teeth.
WOW

Bronx, NY

#994704 Oct 3, 2013
Priceless simply priceless Putin Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
Since day one in office, Obama waged war on humanity. He continues doing it.

He wants Syria ravaged and destroyed. He plans war on Iran. He has other targets in mind.

He doesn’t have a peace bone in his body. He thrives on violence. He presides over a homeland police state apparatus.

He spurns core rule of law principles. He considers them quaint and out-of-date. They’re obstacles to achieving global dominance.

His agenda is belligerent. It’s interventionist. It deplores peace. It prioritizes conflict and instability. He wants unipolar world control.

Putin is polar opposite. He supports peace and stability. He calls nation-state sovereignty inviolable.

He champions multi-polar world cooperation. He deserves recognition for his efforts to achieve it.

All-Russian Education Fund president Sergey Komkov supports Putin’s nomination. He addressed Nobel Committee members by letter, saying:

Putin “appl(ies) maximum effort for maintaining peace, not only on the territory of his own country, but he also actively supports the peaceful settlement of all conflicts on the planet.”

On October 1, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro expressed support for Putin’s nomination, saying:

“If there is someone who deserves the Nobel Peace Prize at this historic moment, it is the Russian President Vladimir Putin, who was able to stop the war that threatened the Syrians.”

Venezuelan National Assembly President Diosadado Cabello Rondon plans visiting Moscow.

He’ll give Putin a congratulatory letter. He’ll do so for “the role he is playing in establishing a new world of peace.”

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