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

#1006540 Oct 18, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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If we keep paying them for their dead cows, there is no incentive to find a solution to THEIR problem.
Remove the words "for their dead cows" and you have what?

Since: Apr 09

Elmont, Long Island NY

#1006541 Oct 18, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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When they had 3-1/2 years to set up that website and over $5oo million to do it and couldn't even get that right, it's a pretty good indication of what's to come. They should have taken the Republicans' offer to delay it for one year for that reason alone. But they apparently wanted a shutdown more than an opportunity to save face.
But we're dealing with a president who doesn't care about anyone or anything but himself.
However, personally, I'm happy Obama and Reid acted like two selfish and spoiled children. The people should find out they were duped about Obamacare sooner than later. The more painful it is, the more they will remember who inflicted the pain.
That's why I tell my liberals friend not to clap too soon. The show hasn't even begun, and it might have a twist at the end.
Just looking at this logically, if Republicans were so dang sure the ACA is going to be an unmitigated disaster wouldn't they hasten its implementation rather than try to either defund it or delay it.

That way it would fail sooner, and the GOP would be able to scream
I TOLD YOU SO!!!! Especially just before the 2014 elections.

However, if the ACA is beneficial to Americans and actually reduces medical costs then it would be a big success. If it is a success, that would be a disaster for Republicans. Undermining the ACA at all costs, to include ruining the country's credit rating, would be the logical course of action.

So what do you think the motivating factor for delaying/defunding the ACA is?

the GOP, my seat in Congress over the good of the country. Teabaggers, Proudly serving the KOCH brothers and not the country.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1006542 Oct 18, 2013
House Republicans rejected Medicaid expansion largely because it relied on federal funding to reduce the number of uninsured. Now, they may be needed to sign off on how any new dollars are allocated.

“I suppose there is some sense of irony if not hypocrisy there,” Quick said,“that we’ll take money with a different title and tag on it.”

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/10/17/3695586...
Grey Ghost

Partlow, VA

#1006543 Oct 18, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Eric Snowden now claims he didn't bring the "secret files" to Russia!!
Take this traitors passport away for life and put his father in jail. These people make me sick. If he was Russian or Chinese and pulled this stunt; he'd be dead by now, along with his entire family.
Soo true lily.

Since: Apr 09

Elmont, Long Island NY

#1006544 Oct 18, 2013
flack wrote:
BAGHDAD First came the fireball, then the screams of the victims. The suicide bombing just outside a Baghdad graveyard knocked Nasser Waleed Ali over and peppered his back with shrapnel.
Ali was one of the lucky ones. At least 51 died in the Oct. 5 attack, many of them Shiite pilgrims walking by on their way to a shrine. No one has claimed responsibility, but there is little doubt al Qaeda's local franchise is to blame. Suicide bombers and car bombs are its calling cards, Shiite civilians among its favorite targets.
Al Qaeda has come roaring back in Iraq since U.S. troops left in late 2011 and now looks stronger than it has in years. The terror group has shown it is capable of carrying out mass-casualty attacks several times a month, driving the death toll in Iraq to the highest level in half a decade. It sees each attack as a way to cultivate an atmosphere of chaos that weakens the Shiite-led government's authority.
This is exactly what George H.W. Bush and Brent Scowcroft said would happen to Iraq if we took out Saddam back in '92. Oh that, and that we would be fighting an asymmetrical war just like Nam for a decade.

Do bad President Dumbya didn't heed the word of his real father rather that his imaginary skydaddy father figure

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1006545 Oct 18, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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the only way the problems will be fixed is to shut down, correct the problems, test the system, and then start up again...
either that, or face continued failure....
Honestly? You think the system wasn't tested before start up? You'd be right back where we are now. Just be patient. The open enrollment period doesn't end until March 31, 2014. Or, you could just pay the $95 fee and come back during the next enrollment period if it's bugging you so much.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1006546 Oct 18, 2013
POLITICS

Trump contribution to Pam Bondi's re-election draws more scrutiny to her fundraising




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BY MICHAEL VAN SICKLER

Herald/Times Tallahassee Bureau


TALLAHASSEE -- For the second time in more than a month, campaign contributions fueling the re-election efforts of Attorney General Pam Bondi are raising questions about the overlap between politics and how Florida’s top law enforcement officer performs her duties.

Bondi apologized last month after she persuaded Gov. Rick Scott to delay an execution so she could host a fundraiser at her South Tampa home that ended up raising $140,000.

Now comes criticism of a $25,000 contribution made by one of Donald Trump’s foundations to a political committee associated with Bondi. The donation came three days after an Attorney General’s office spokeswoman said Bondi was reviewing allegations in a lawsuit filed by the New York attorney general against get-rich-quick seminars associated with Trump.

New York’s Eric Schneiderman filed the lawsuit Aug. 25, alleging that Trump University and its affiliates were “sham for profit colleges” that ripped off 5,000 consumers. He’s seeking $40 million in restitution for the complainants.

“Mr. Trump used his celebrity status and personally appeared in commercials making false promises to convince people to spend tens of thousands of dollars they couldn’t afford for lessons they never got,” Schneiderman said in a statement.

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/10/17/3695585...

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#1006547 Oct 18, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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No. The problem is with the millions who are still trying to access the site. Eventually the numbers will dwindle and the problems will go away.
they spent more on the exchange websites than is spent on Facebook. Facebook has by far more traffic, runs apps, integrates with other applications and websites, etc, and they don't have the issues. You sheep are amazing.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1006548 Oct 18, 2013
Karma is a_______ wrote:
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Tell what high tech company doesn't encounter problems when they roll out a new product, even after spending millions in development. Now imagine the problems when rolling out a product for 300 million people, especially when you have a crowd hell bent of sabotaging that product.
heck, how many times have you read about vehicle recalls
or any product recalls for that matter.
The difference is a "privately owned" high tech company rolling out a major website and a "government-run" high school geek company.

Like pitting Andre the Giant with Andy Kaufmann, a woman wrestler.

The government can't do anything efficiently. They're politicians - not geniuses.

Until some of you get that, you're in for some even bigger and eye-opening surprises.

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1006549 Oct 18, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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wrong...suppose that tens of thousands of people are spending every working hour try to foul up the system with repeated bogus inquiries...if so, the system is irreparably trashed, loaded with bogus applicants....like Obama's Twitter followers....
Well, it's no secret that Republicans are trying to foul up the system but they will get tired and/or the IT company will figure out a way to block repeat IP addresses. It will all work out.
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#1006550 Oct 18, 2013
Grey Ghost wrote:
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Soo true lily.
AND... Here we have an incontinent old fart called ghost constantly banging his gums and keyboard complaining about others, dishonoring America's Veterans, and War heroes...

God. What a sorry ass life you have there, little old man...

When the Tea Party Patriots take back the country in 2014, you commies, brown shirt liberals and moochers will need to learn and fish or cut bait...

It's the culture...
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1006551 Oct 18, 2013
Grey Ghost wrote:
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Soo true lily.
President Obama ran on the healthcare issue; he delivered. He promised to get Bin Laden; he delivered. His accomplishments are immense; and the teabaggers know it.
What would Ted Cruz run on? Abolishing healthcare for Americans?
HAHAAAA! Go for it Ted.
Grey Ghost

Partlow, VA

#1006552 Oct 18, 2013
Karma is a_______ wrote:
<quoted text>
Just looking at this logically, if Republicans were so dang sure the ACA is going to be an unmitigated disaster wouldn't they hasten its implementation rather than try to either defund it or delay it.
That way it would fail sooner, and the GOP would be able to scream
I TOLD YOU SO!!!! Especially just before the 2014 elections.
However, if the ACA is beneficial to Americans and actually reduces medical costs then it would be a big success. If it is a success, that would be a disaster for Republicans. Undermining the ACA at all costs, to include ruining the country's credit rating, would be the logical course of action.
So what do you think the motivating factor for delaying/defunding the ACA is?
the GOP, my seat in Congress over the good of the country. Teabaggers, Proudly serving the KOCH brothers and not the country.
Well stated, and totally correct.

Since: Apr 09

Elmont, Long Island NY

#1006553 Oct 18, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>You are illiterate of computers and web development you idiot...
Google is more sophisticated then a botched abortion like the obamcare website...
It's the culture...
Not sure what universe you live in, but in ours Murphy law applies

Google Toolbar 3 and Firefox launch problems .

https://groups.google.com/forum/ #!topic/FFToolbar-group-advanc ed/rQROXPL-vMg

Problem running Google Chrome - Google Product Forums

http://productforums.google.com/forum/ #!topic/chrome/wTBjIUsNGzI

Apple iPad launch marred by technical problems
The launch of Apple's long-awaited iPad tablet computer has been marred by reports that some users have experienced technical problems with the device.

https://groups.google.com/forum/ #!topic/FFToolbar-group-advanc ed/rQROXPL-vMg
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1006554 Oct 18, 2013
WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Now that the government shutdown is over, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) plans to read the Affordable Care Act, he told reporters today.

“It’s definitely been on my must-read list for a while now,” Sen. Cruz said of the law often referred to as Obamacare.“Things have just been so hectic around here lately, I couldn’t get to it.”

The Texas Senator said that he started reading the law this morning and observed,“So far, it’s pretty dry.”

“It’s not a page-turner, that’s for sure,” he said.“But it’s caused so much controversy, it must have some pretty juicy stuff in it. I’ll keep reading it and see what I find.”

Sen. Cruz said that when he finishes reading the Affordable Care Act, he plans to read the United States Constitution.

“People kept bringing it up the last few weeks,” he said.“So I’m kind of curious to see what all the fuss is about.”
Whatever

Gering, NE

#1006555 Oct 18, 2013
Karma is a_______ wrote:
<quoted text>
Just looking at this logically, if Republicans were so dang sure the ACA is going to be an unmitigated disaster wouldn't they hasten its implementation rather than try to either defund it or delay it.
Only if you want to act like an irresponsible child whose ego was more important than an actual functioning system would anyone try to hoist something that was so terribly flawed on the American voter.

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1006556 Oct 18, 2013
Premeditated Murders wrote:
Matthew 24:37-39 ...'But as the days of Noah were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, and knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.'
So what was it like in the days of Noah, before he entered into the ark?... As in Days of Noah Genesis 6:5,11,12 ...'And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence. And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.'... So the earth in the days of Noah was full of people who did not know God, who walked after their own flesh, in the lusts of the flesh with evil, corrupt and violent ways. At this moment when God saw this great wickedness, He repented and was sorrowful that He had made man ... Genesis 6:6 ...'And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.'... We cannot imagine the anguish of our loving Heavenly Father when He looked down upon the earth and saw no one (except Noah) living a Godly life. It was so bad that God said ... Genesis 6:13 ...'The end of all flesh is come before me.'... God will only bare with people's wicked ways for so long, before Judgment comes upon them.
Let's just stop and pause for a moment and think about the number of people who were saved in Noah's day. Man lived for a long time before the flood, like Methuselah, who lived for 969 years! So the population of the earth would have been quite large, into many millions, and yet only 8 were saved! Just think about that, only 8 people truly trusted in God and followed His will. There must have been many others who believed in God and 'in their own eyes' served God, but just as Jesus said in Matthew 7:21-23 ...'Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works? And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.'... The same would have been true for many people in Noah's day. They would profess to be God's people, but in fact they were still walking in the flesh, living a life of sin and not obeying God's Commands.
Afterall, God said that man would have 120 years from the time He proclaimed that He would destroy the earth with the flood ... Genesis 6:3 ...'And the LORD said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years.'... Noah would have preached to many people during these years, while the ark was being built, but even though many may have been professing to follow God, they would not open their ears and hearts to the truth and the warning that Noah gave, and therefore perished in the flood.
<spam> Give it up already. Nobody is reading this garbage.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#1006557 Oct 18, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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So, Galt, did you pay for your january coverage yet?
A smart shopper goes on the site, look at the best options. The then study those plans & compare it to what is available outside the exchanges. Some found what they wanted & paid. Some enrolled to pay later.
I looked at he exchanges for my employees. noted three possible plans. Will study these plans & discuss it with my insurance agent.
If you are a small business owner, the number of employees affect your rates substantially. Over half of all businesses have 9 or fewer employees.
When you go onto the exchanges as an employer, the number of employees is not relevant.
if you could read, you know the point was you can't "look at the best option" with supply personal information first.

I always new you liked obamacare cause you can dump your employees in the tax payer funded exchanges and save yourself money. Fckn moocher!

Since: Apr 09

Elmont, Long Island NY

#1006558 Oct 18, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
The difference is a "privately owned" high tech company rolling out a major website and a "government-run" high school geek company.
Like pitting Andre the Giant with Andy Kaufmann, a woman wrestler.
The government can't do anything efficiently. They're politicians - not geniuses.
Until some of you get that, you're in for some even bigger and eye-opening surprises.
so you are saying our Military is incompetent!

all police departments are run inefficiently
our Fire departments are staffed by incompetents

the Manhattan project was a dismal failure.
our national system of interstate highways was a boondoggle
Hoover dam was a fiasco
our inter-state railroad network is a disaster

The fact that the vast majority of Americans have access to clean fresh water is a myth.
That hundreds of millions of Americans don't have adequate sewage disposal and live in squalor.

Since: Apr 09

Elmont, Long Island NY

#1006559 Oct 18, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
President Obama ran on the healthcare issue; he delivered. He promised to get Bin Laden; he delivered. His accomplishments are immense; and the teabaggers know it.
What would Ted Cruz run on? Abolishing healthcare for Americans?
HAHAAAA! Go for it Ted.
on KOCH brother funds

DUH, too easy

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