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
NJ raider 1

Baltimore, MD

#1007393 Oct 19, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
meaningful employment is earned through ability, not a privilege given....
Who are you to judge what employment is meaningful &, what's not? Which is more important, the designer or the manufacturer? A rational person would know, both need each other equally. You on the other hand would say," he who makes the most money!"
NJ raider 1

Baltimore, MD

#1007394 Oct 19, 2013
TSM wrote:
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No… the only poll I put any credit in is after the American People cast their Ballots but Thanks for validating my Point!!
What's Your point? Anyone on this thread with an ounce of truth in them will tell you, I've been telling folks about them polls since before the election. A small sample can't speak for the entire country but, the opposite applies in reverse form. Last election was proof!

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#1007395 Oct 19, 2013
Grey Ghost wrote:
<quoted text>
Tell your stupid god to kiss my azz, moron. It's fanatical idiots like you that are the scourge of the earth. Believe as moronic as you want just keep it to yourself.
"poop"
Who in the heck do you think you are? The topix sensor? No one has to keep anything to himself. This is a free country and all have a right to opine as they see fit. When morons like you opine we all get a good laugh.
Peace
KMA

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#1007396 Oct 19, 2013
NJ raider 1 wrote:
<quoted text>Who are you to judge what employment is meaningful &, what's not?!"
What do you think about Liberals judging what is meaningful...
Say...bailing out GM...?
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1007397 Oct 19, 2013
Grow Up, Tea Party

Boy, is Conor Friedersdorf ever right. Excerpt:

I don’t think Tea Partiers are icky, and neither do lots of their critics. If I have time, I clarify that many of the people I respect most in the world, including members of my own family from multiple generations, are Tea Party supporters. Some have even attended Tea Party rallies. I note that I don’t, in fact, live on the East Coast*, that I am as bothered as they are at establishment assumptions about what constitutes seriousness in American politics, and that I would love nothing more than a reformed, improved Tea Party that successfully advanced liberty, free markets, and a sustainable safety net.

But sometimes I find the exquisite sensitivity of these Tea Party correspondents exhausting. I tire of engaging with people who present themselves as my put-upon victims, wronged by prejudices I do not harbor, especially if they start quoting Sarah Palin or Rush Limbaugh, which makes me suspect that projection is a factor. That is to say, they harbor general disdain for broad categories of cultural or ideological adversaries—liberals, atheists, community organizers, academics, public employees, journalists—and presume that anyone arguing with them must harbor a similar disdain in their political disagreements.

Yes, some people criticize Tea Partiers out of cultural prejudice. Get over it. There is plenty of criticism grounded in honestly-held disagreements too.

That’s what I’ve come to see as a defining characteristic not only of many Tea Partiers, but of many Republicans: an intense personalization of politics, such that it makes it impossible to disagree in good faith with them. They can be such drama queens, believing emotively that feeling something must be true makes it true — something that renders it impervious to criticism, because you can’t criticize somebody’s feelings — and assuming that all opposition, even mere disagreement, comes from personal animus.

....The lesson for Tea Partiers is this: Emotions are a very poor guide to political reality. It feels good to blame others for your failure, but continuing to indulge in that kind of self-righteous thinking – a kind of thinking most Tea Partiers have no trouble seeing when it manifests in the Left’s official Victim classes — you assure your future failure because you will not have dispassionately analyzed the faults within yourself that led you to fail. This Limbaugh talk is as poisonous to you as Al Sharpton’s rhetoric is to black people. It’s based in emotion, not reality, and it exploits your (often legitimate) sense of grievance.

I have my own conservative beliefs, and I have my own strongly held views about who in our political life is prejudiced against whom. But you know, I would much rather have politicians represent me who were good at making the things I want to see happen rather than people who say the right things, the kinds of things that get me riled up, but whose passion unrestrained by prudence renders them less effective in the real world.

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/dreher...

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#1007398 Oct 19, 2013
Grey Ghost wrote:
<quoted text>
Well old retarded surprize is from semonhole Florida.
"poop"
semonhole a place you have never visited. You prefer the hole on the north side of a south bound liberal. Male or female, makes no difference to you.
Peace
KMA

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#1007399 Oct 19, 2013
We had to have it...

"Premiums for young healthy people will jump in 45 states under Obamacare"

http://washingtonexaminer.com/premiums-for-yo...
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1007400 Oct 19, 2013
Who Lost the Shutdown Matters

The willingness of Cruz to cynically call conservatives to arms this fall on behalf of a strategy that never had a prayer of success calls into question his judgment. Republicans cannot run the government with only control of the House of Representatives. The attempt to defund ObamaCare could not succeed and Cruz knew it. The fact that President Obama had been daring, even begging the GOP to try it, should have tipped off the conservative base that not only could it not work, but that it would materially damage their cause. And, to one’s great surprise (including Cruz), that’s exactly what happened.

But in the aftermath of the disaster, Cruz and some of the conservative talking heads on radio and TV who urged Republicans to go down this path are not taking responsibility for their mistake. Instead, they are blaming the surrender on other conservatives, especially Senate Republicans, for not blindly following Cruz. Others even insist that the GOP should have continued to hold out in the hope that the Democrats would crack, even if that meant extending the shutdown and even brushing up against the danger of a default.

To put it mildly, this is bunk.

Yes, there were plenty of Republican senators that warned that the tactic couldn’t work and urged the House GOP caucus not to try it. And they continued to call for compromise and demand that President Obama negotiate with the Republicans to end the standoff. But to assert, as Cruz and some Tea Partiers do, that it was this factor that enabled Obama to prevail is worse than instant revisionist history; it is an exercise in the sort of magical thinking that conservatives have always associated more with utopian liberals and Marxists than their own movement.

Even if no Republican had dared to mention that Emperor Cruz wasn’t wearing any clothes that wouldn’t have made President Obama any more willing to bend to the GOP’s will. He had no reason to do so since the longer the shutdown and the closer to default the nation got, the more blame his opponents would get for the disagreement.

Yes, part of this is a function of the liberal bias of the mainstream media. Life, especially for conservatives in Washington, is unfair. But it is difficult to blame even a biased media for the fact that some conservatives were willing to play Russian roulette with the economy, even if their motivation was a good cause like stopping ObamaCare.

http://www.commentarymagazine.com/2013/10/18/...

if you economy killing conservatives won't listen to other conservatives, who will you listen to? FOX? Limbaugh? those aren't conservatives, those are entertainers. and what have they done for you today? helped you look the fool? and how's that working out for you? what excuse will you use when the GOP loses the House? voter fraud? polls? MSM? get real. if it happens you have no one to blame but yourself.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1007401 Oct 19, 2013
killtaker wrote:
We had to have it...
"Premiums for young healthy people will jump in 45 states under Obamacare"
http://washingtonexaminer.com/premiums-for-yo...
Heritage?

lol
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#1007402 Oct 19, 2013
Captn Morgan wrote:
<quoted text>
Dodd/Frank sent us over the cliff. Two self absorbed leftie socialists. GWB just wasn't swift enough to see through it...
Hah, you're half right__GWB wasn't swift.

Everyone here knows what sent us over the cliff__except your stupid azz I see.

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#1007403 Oct 19, 2013
Liberals are finally free...

dope taxes...equal personal freedom!

"..., these taxes will make the retail cost of cannabis 58 percent higher than it would otherwise be"

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jacobsullum/2013/...
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#1007404 Oct 19, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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Heritage?
lol
Well to be fair__those young folks who have never purchased health insurance before will experience an increase.

These tea party clowns will repeat anything even remotely negative won't they?

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#1007405 Oct 19, 2013
Where are Muslims taking their children?

"Muslims Gang Rape 12-Year-Old Norwegian Girl, Get Community Service"

http://frontpagemag.com/2013/dgreenfield/musl...
Lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1007406 Oct 19, 2013
killtaker wrote:
I love Science!
.edu!!!!!
"Children Imitate Adult Behaviors"
Whether it is smoking...
Abandonment...
Stealing...
and of course these...
Imagine if we taught our kids these...
"Thou shalt not kill...
Thou shalt not steal...
Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's house..."
Racism, xenophobia, homophobia, misogyny,

Imagine if you taught your children not to be all of the above
ANTICHRIST SPIRIT OBAMA

Lillington, NC

#1007407 Oct 19, 2013
Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.

Barack Obama

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#1007408 Oct 19, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
Heritage?
lol
You should take the time and read of the comments underneath the articles on Huffpuff/Daily Kos...and then do that at Heritage...read several...

then come back and tell us what you find...

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#1007410 Oct 19, 2013
Lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Racism, xenophobia, homophobia, misogyny,
Imagine if you taught your children not to be all of the above
I bet you taught your son how to wear a dress!!!!!!!
ANTICHRIST SPIRIT OBAMA

Lillington, NC

#1007411 Oct 19, 2013
I will cut taxes - cut taxes - for 95 percent of all working families, because, in an economy like this, the last thing we should do is raise taxes on the middle class.
Barack Obama

THE LIES FROM THE PIT OF HELL!!!!
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1007412 Oct 19, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Well to be fair__those young folks who have never purchased health insurance before will experience an increase.
These tea party clowns will repeat anything even remotely negative won't they?
ObamaKKKare is based on the young and healthy being forced to support the old and sick...like you....
ANTICHRIST SPIRIT OBAMA

Lillington, NC

#1007413 Oct 19, 2013
The fact that we are here today to debate raising America's debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership. Americans deserve better. I, therefore, intend to oppose the effort to increase America's debt.
Barack Obama

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