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: Aug 13

Bozeman, MT

#995028 Oct 3, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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I will give credit where credit is due but Obama did not fight his way to the top and I will not ignore Obama's shortcomings just because he is the President-elect. His "character" is questionable.
Everyone was making a big deal out of the fact that Obama was the first black President of the Harvard Law Review - ignoring the fact that was only possible because Harvard had lowered their requirements. I would have much preferred more honest reporting - "Obama was the first black president in the twenty years since Harvard lowered their requirements to appease minorities."
It was still a great achievement - why was it necessary to hide the truth?
Obama won his Illinois State senate seat by using underhanded Chicago politics. We all know it.
Obama won his U.S. Senate seat by using underhanded Chicago politics and the manipulation of the system by the Senate president, Emil Jones.
Obama had the nerve to take credit for bills written and championed by other more senior senators. Shameful.
Obama won the Presidency by coercion, manipulation and lying. His campaign manager ran a great internet campaign - underhanded and coercive but successful.(Note: I did not give credit to Obama for running the campaign).
Throughout the campaign Obama showed me nothing in the way of leadership -- just the ability to give great speeches. Since becoming the "President-elect" he has surprised me by many of his cabinet selections. He seems to be acknowledging his inexperience and lack of good judgment by picking people who can carry him through. That's OK with me - perhaps his ego isn't as big as I originaly thought. Only time will tell.
Obama's good friend and mentor, Rev. Wright, always referred to President Bush as "Resident Shrub" - I'll be sure to give Obama the same level of respect.
Wow.

Guess we can't stay mad at Santa forever, eh USA?

BTW, what's changed?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#995029 Oct 3, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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That isn't stopping them from charging the tax every year and collecting interest on that past due amount until they can start collecting....which they will.
How?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#995030 Oct 3, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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Didn't cost nearly as much as the lowering of our credit rating cost us as a result of Teabaggers shenanigans.
What cost?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#995032 Oct 3, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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"I, USAsince1680, hereby declare, on oath, that I absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty; that I will support and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States of America against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I will bear arms on behalf of the United States when required by the law; that I will perform noncombatant service in the Armed Forces of the United States when required by the law; that I will perform work of national importance under civilian direction when required by the law; and that I take this obligation freely without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; so help me God."
IMO, anyone who refuses to take this oath doesn't deserve to live in the United States of America and cannot be trusted to have our best interest at heart. Since you have refused, I would say it is time for YOU to leave our shores.
Tick Tock, Tick Tock.
Galt hereby declares that he will support and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States of America against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that he will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that he will bear arms on behalf of the United States when required for national defense; and that he takes this obligation freely without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion.

Screw the slavery stuff....
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#995033 Oct 3, 2013
super steve wrote:
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Typical bureaucrat-ese.
just like calling taxes "revenue" and calling spending "investment"...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#995034 Oct 3, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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IDIOT.. Interest on the unpaid balance is not a "penalty". It is a tax. The "penalties" for late payment will be waived.
The law still contains the unconstitutional language....
chief chickenfeathers

Denver, CO

#995035 Oct 3, 2013
On MSNBC, Matthews and his guests on Hardball described House Republicans as "whacko-birds," "crazy, angry" and "birthers," driven by bigotry and selfishness.

At 8:00 p.m. on Fox, Bill O'Reilly - the country's most-watched television pundit - upped the rhetorical ante. Two days after its introduction, Obamacare was "not ready for prime time," according to O'Reilly, riven with so many problems "it was pretty much impossible to list them all," and likely to spawn delays in medical care and fraud.

Cracker ass cracka Mathews sounds like the nut job to me.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#995036 Oct 3, 2013
Republicans must give Obama and Reid this disaster once and for all so reality can finally set in.

They put up the good fight but they must walk away and let them have it. All of it. And soon.

No matter how bad it gets, it can't be any worse than the Democrats being perceived as the victors when ObamaCare is a losing battle by itself.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#995037 Oct 3, 2013
chief chickenfeathers wrote:
On MSNBC, Matthews and his guests on Hardball described House Republicans as "whacko-birds," "crazy, angry" and "birthers," driven by bigotry and selfishness.
At 8:00 p.m. on Fox, Bill O'Reilly - the country's most-watched television pundit - upped the rhetorical ante. Two days after its introduction, Obamacare was "not ready for prime time," according to O'Reilly, riven with so many problems "it was pretty much impossible to list them all," and likely to spawn delays in medical care and fraud.
Cracker ass cracka Mathews sounds like the nut job to me.
The former relies on hysterics and name calling. The latter relies on common sense and rationality.

It's why the latter is creaming the former in ratings.
Appease R enemies first

United States

#995038 Oct 3, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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ATTN LibuhrulTICV parasite type DEMONCRATS!
There's NO such thing as FWEE endless dolluhs dat grow on twees.
GROW UP-GET a CLUE and get a GD clue!!
CAP
CURB
B-U-D-G-E-T
Learn to LIVE with in it!
and STOP BREAKING this nation!!!
The prance and dance partay of STUPID is OVER.
Now DEAL with it!
B-U-D-G-E-T!!!!!!!!!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch...

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#995040 Oct 3, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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Really? There are now more than 17 Republicans who now say they are ready to pass a bill to fund the government with no strings attached. That give the House the votes it needs to pass the clean funding bill presented by the Senate IF only Boehner would present the bill to a vote.
You will wish Republicans had won this battle when they walk away and there's no one to blame except Obama, Reid and Pelosi.

Democrats must be put back on the defensive where they belong and let Americans see what they REALLY voted for.

One can fight the good fight but there comes a time when you have to let the losers lose the battle without any help.
Appease R enemies first

United States

#995041 Oct 3, 2013
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This one is cute too.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#995042 Oct 3, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
Republicans must give Obama and Reid this disaster once and for all so reality can finally set in.
They put up the good fight but they must walk away and let them have it. All of it. And soon.
No matter how bad it gets, it can't be any worse than the Democrats being perceived as the victors when ObamaCare is a losing battle by itself.
no, wrong...

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#995043 Oct 3, 2013
The focus should be on the disaster we're all beginning to witness. Not a convenient distraction for the creators of it.

Too many Americans are confused already. Let them see who and what they voted for without confusing them further.

I'm losing patience with my own party. If this drags out much longer, I'm considering becoming an Independent out of sheer exasperation.

They fought the good fight but they must walk away and focus on the budget and the debt ceiling which puts another spotlight on the Democrats.

It's time to expose them, not give them cover.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#995044 Oct 3, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
"I, USAsince1680, hereby declare, on oath, that I absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty; that I will support and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States of America against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I will bear arms on behalf of the United States when required by the law; that I will perform noncombatant service in the Armed Forces of the United States when required by the law; that I will perform work of national importance under civilian direction when required by the law; and that I take this obligation freely without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; so help me God."
IMO, anyone who refuses to take this oath doesn't deserve to live in the United States of America and cannot be trusted to have our best interest at heart. Since you have refused, I would say it is time for YOU to leave our shores.
Tick Tock, Tick Tock.
G-d Bless the Tea Party.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#995046 Oct 3, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
The focus should be on the disaster we're all beginning to witness. Not a convenient distraction for the creators of it.
Too many Americans are confused already. Let them see who and what they voted for without confusing them further.
I'm losing patience with my own party. If this drags out much longer, I'm considering becoming an Independent out of sheer exasperation.
They fought the good fight but they must walk away and focus on the budget and the debt ceiling which puts another spotlight on the Democrats.
It's time to expose them, not give them cover.
you're letting the media brainwash you....

it's essential to make a stand, even if you take a few punches along the way, to gain any respect....

McCain and Romney both lost because they were afraid to be aggressive and surrendered at key moments...

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#995047 Oct 3, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
"I, USAsince1680, hereby declare, on oath, that I absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty; that I will support and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States of America against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I will bear arms on behalf of the United States when required by the law; that I will perform noncombatant service in the Armed Forces of the United States when required by the law; that I will perform work of national importance under civilian direction when required by the law; and that I take this obligation freely without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; so help me God."
IMO, anyone who refuses to take this oath doesn't deserve to live in the United States of America and cannot be trusted to have our best interest at heart. Since you have refused, I would say it is time for YOU to leave our shores.
Tick Tock, Tick Tock.
As a foreign object you would have to take the oath you stated to become a citizen. Are you practicing? I was born a citizen and will never take the Naturalization Oath that you tout-Sick old fool!
http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuit...

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#995048 Oct 3, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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no, wrong...
You don't think ObamaCare will win the battle for conservatives?

Republicans are fighting to prove we're still a two-party system and I supported their efforts but am now convinced it's time to let the silver lining shine and the disaster to unfold so the nonsense in this country will come to an end.

The only way that's going to happen is for Americans not to become distracted and more confused and to be forced to focus only on Obamacare and reality.

This stalemate is hurting conservatives and helping Obama and Reid no matter how much you or I think it's the right thing to do. Obama and Reid are using it as a cover to take the heat off of them and too many Americans are too easily distracted to recognize it. You should know that too.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#995049 Oct 3, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Galt hereby declares that he will support and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States of America against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that he will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that he will bear arms on behalf of the United States when required for national defense; and that he takes this obligation freely without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion.
Screw the slavery stuff....
If you notice she wants every single American born citizen to take the oath. Liberals consider everyone to be illegals. That is where she is going with this:
http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuit...

Her husband yeah hoo does the same thing, tells everyone they are a foreigner. It is a sick twisted game from liberals. Disgusting to say the least.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#995050 Oct 3, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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You don't think ObamaCare will win the battle for conservatives?
Republicans are fighting to prove we're still a two-party system and I supported their efforts but am now convinced it's time to let the silver lining shine and the disaster to unfold so the nonsense in this country will come to an end.
The only way that's going to happen is for Americans not to become distracted and more confused and to be forced to focus only on Obamacare and reality.
This stalemate is hurting conservatives and helping Obama and Reid no matter how much you or I think it's the right thing to do. Obama and Reid are using it as a cover to take the heat off of them and too many Americans are too easily distracted to recognize it. You should know that too.
I can't even believe you wrote this. Freedom is not nonsense. UGH.

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