Barack Obama, our next President

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"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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“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#996761 Oct 6, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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Poky want a cracker?
pok·y
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adjective
1.
annoyingly slow or dull.
"his poky old horse"
2.
(of a room or building) uncomfortably small and cramped.
"five of us shared the poky little room"

Now how did you come up with the above sentence. Made it up in liberal land? er eh well um see I I I.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#996762 Oct 6, 2013
FYI

87% of government is still open.

The only things that are closed are those the admin's OMB has declared non-essential.

Since: Jul 11

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#996763 Oct 6, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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Let's all get our political wisdom from a comic show?
Pass
Well humour cuts to the chase in a very direct way. Nothing like displaying the truth and talking about the absurdity of it. That's where the laughs are, and dip$hits like Hannity and co are the biggest laughs of all. Fox news is a comedians gift that keeps on giving, the source of laughter all around the world.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#996764 Oct 6, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
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And that's why they're called 'entitlements'.
Many people like you think they'd be better off if they hadn't paid into the system.
Based on the number of older people surviving on Social Security alone, this disproves just how competent the average person is in planning for their later years.
If left to most, it's about later. I'll do it later. Then a bad economy, a job loss, an illness, and suddenly Social Security is your lifeline.
Though most of you deny it, it's all about I'll get mine now, and the younger ones will get screwed with the bill for me but no benefits for them.
You're a real patriot, fer sure.
Shouldn't worry too much about SS not being there for you. PDupont says the government is managing it just fine.

And it was your party's idea in the first place.

Can't help it if my generation's working tax dollars paid for the retirements of the generation before ours.

But your generation is most likely screwed because reform isn't in your party's dictionary.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#996765 Oct 6, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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USA is out of talking points.
Usually she starts blaming Israel for the world ills, that's always a main stay for her.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#996766 Oct 6, 2013
Nuculur option wrote:
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Gee, that's what you said when Obama ran against Rmoney. You are a good contrary indicator, that's for sure.
No, actually I thought the majority still had a brain.

But the majority, unfortunately, still had visions of sugarplums dancing in their heads.

A lot of them now realize Obama really isn't Santa Claus and Obamacare is getting coal in their stockings.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#996767 Oct 6, 2013
Obama wants this shutdown. It's the reason he's digging in his heels and relishing it.

Unfortunately, he can't refuse to negotiate on the debt ceiling that's right around the corner.

Since: Aug 13

Bozeman, MT

#996768 Oct 6, 2013
OzRitz wrote:
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Well humour cuts to the chase in a very direct way. Nothing like displaying the truth and talking about the absurdity of it. That's where the laughs are, and dip$hits like Hannity and co are the biggest laughs of all. Fox news is a comedians gift that keeps on giving, the source of laughter all around the world.
I suppose MSNBC is all about facts and truth, hmm?

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#996769 Oct 6, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text> maybe you're just wrong......
Even though I understand the implications of letting Obama and the Democrats have complete ownership of Obamacare because it will be much more difficult putting the cat back into the bag once it's been let out, a big part of me still wants Republicans to say to Obama and Reid, "It's all yours now."

They tried.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#996770 Oct 6, 2013
Ray Donovan wrote:
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The ACA may be a lot of things, but affordable is NOT one of them.
O'bama's Government Quack Care, A people and a job killer.

Since: Sep 08

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#996771 Oct 6, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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Once again-idiot-this is a partial shut down.
The only agencies and services that are closed are those the admin's OMB has closed as non-essential
The OMB calls the Amber Alert and cancer treatment to kids as non-essential-heartless creeps.
No other POTUS has closed commentaries during these shut downs showing how over the top your spiteful POTUS is.
The Bonehead is OBAMA-your guy!
Debunked. Debunked. Debunked. Polly want a cracker?

Since: Sep 08

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#996772 Oct 6, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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The taxpayer-funded federal health-insurance subsidies dispensed to those on Congress’s payroll — which now range from $5,000 to $11,000 a year — would have had ended had not Obama used the quiet of the August recess to personally order the Office of Personnel Management, which supervises federal employment issues, to interpret the law so as to retain the generous congressional benefits.
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/358550/...
A Senate source said polling data shows there is strong public support for requiring congressional members and staff to receive the same treatment under the healthcare law as all other citizens.
Reid said no way, Hosea.
You IDIOT!!! THE CONGRESSIONAL MEMBERS AND STAFF ARE NOT RECEIVING THE SAME TREATMENT UNDER THE HEALTHCARE LAW AS ALL OTHER CITIZENS!!!!! THEIR RIGHTS HAVE BEEN TAKEN AWAY FROM THEM. By being singled out and being FORCED to leave their insurance plan and join the exchanges they are being treated differently than everyone else. Why can't you see that?

The exchanges are for those with low incomes and preexisting conditions...just exactly how do you suppose members and their staff are going to qualify for subsidies? Their not. To be fair, it is only right that they be allowed to keep their employer contribution to their health care. Anything else is assine.

Since: Aug 13

Bozeman, MT

#996773 Oct 6, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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Debunked. Debunked. Debunked. Polly want a cracker?
Denial is a powerful psychological defense mechanism.

Ritz, please.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#996774 Oct 6, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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Debunked. Debunked. Debunked. Polly want a cracker?
Silly nilly this hasn't been debunked.

If you think you stating it makes it so-get a touch of reality.

Only 17% of government is closed. The OMB is directly involved in deciding what is non-essential.

I am happy to keep repeating this truth :)
Whatever

Gering, NE

#996775 Oct 6, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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You IDIOT!!! THE CONGRESSIONAL MEMBERS AND STAFF ARE NOT RECEIVING THE SAME TREATMENT UNDER THE HEALTHCARE LAW AS ALL OTHER CITIZENS!!!!! THEIR RIGHTS HAVE BEEN TAKEN AWAY FROM THEM. By being singled out and being FORCED to leave their insurance plan and join the exchanges they are being treated differently than everyone else. Why can't you see that?
The exchanges are for those with low incomes and preexisting conditions...just exactly how do you suppose members and their staff are going to qualify for subsidies? Their not. To be fair, it is only right that they be allowed to keep their employer contribution to their health care. Anything else is assine.
This I have debunked and provided a link.
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/aug/...
I am more than happy to keep pointing out your lie :)
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#996776 Oct 6, 2013
Ray Donovan wrote:
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Yeah, but it's free!
Right?
Um...it IS free, isn't it?
What? Sorry, I was updating my status and Tweeting.
I like the ACA better than Obamacare.
...and worth exactly what it costs....

the fools who think they are getting "Blue Cross" are getting the Blue Cross welfare clinic doctors and hospitals...
Whatever

Gering, NE

#996777 Oct 6, 2013
Does the public have the right to know how much money it costs to barricade formerly open landscapes? Or cone off a state HIGHWAY?
Lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#996779 Oct 6, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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This I have debunked and provided a link.
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/aug/...
I am more than happy to keep pointing out your lie :)
Debunked
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#996780 Oct 6, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>Now you're complaining that the government isn't providing quality enough healthcare for poor people and before poor people didn't deserve adequate healthcare insurance at all if they couldn't afford it. The Tea Party used to tell the elderly and people with pre-existing conditions denied healthcare to just go off and die .
Galt is starting to see the beauty of ObamaKKKare shuffling the welfare bums off on the Third World doctors and ghetto hospitals....where they will die more quickly...

Since: Sep 08

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#996781 Oct 6, 2013
Whatever wrote:
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The World War II memorial was financed by private donations and they pay in advance for the Park service to maintain it.
NO TAX dollars.
What did you fail to understand here?
It is maintained by Park Service employees and with no personnel to guard and maintain it, it's closed.

Of course, the RNC is trying to use the situation as a tool by offering to pay for guards at the National World War II Memorial but everyone recognizes it as a political stunt to try and get the heat off of them for closing it in the first place.

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