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

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#1008012 Oct 20, 2013
What was and what really was...

"People for the American Way Press Release in 2008, after Democratic President Elect Barack Obama defeats Republican John McCain by a 53-46 margin:

Looking at yesterdays results, it's incontrovertible that the election delivered a sweeping mandate for President-elect Obama"

Rewind...
"People for the American Way Press Release in 2005, after Republican President George W. Bush defeated Democrat John Kerry by a 51-48 margin:
Clearly, President Bush, who won a narrow victory and leads a divided nation, has no mandate .. "

http://www.volokh.com/posts/1225928505.shtml
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1008013 Oct 20, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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It starts with teaching children by example.
Note: obesity is a national epidemic for both adults and children.
So much for teaching our children.
although obesity is a problem, the government standards defining obesity are absurd and overstate the problem...their ideal person cannot have any significant muscular development....

for example, at 72 inches (6 ft), 140 lb is considered "healthy", 184 lb is considered "overweight", and 221 lb is considered "obese"...

a 6 ft man who weighs only 140 lb will look like a scarecrow and one who weighs 184 lb with good muscle development will appear to be very fit...

Peyton Manning at 6'-5" and 230 lb is overweight and bordering on obese...

Yasiel Puig of the LA Dodgers, at 6'-3" and 245 lb is officially obese....

Puig is 45 lb overweight according to Moochelle Obama...

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#1008014 Oct 20, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>What's your need to lie Galt?
CA is higher than the nation and somewhere in Texas is lower than the nation BFD.
The national average for ULR could be under $3.00 by the end of this year. I paid $3.15.9 last week.
is that you or the pisswater talking

http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2013/10/15/soc...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1008015 Oct 20, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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It starts with teaching children by example.
Note: obesity is a national epidemic for both adults and children.
So much for teaching our children.
besides, the tendency to higher body weight is inherited....
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1008016 Oct 20, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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That's great!! It means things have improved enough to allow the money to flow again. The Pakistani government has gotten over their outrage over the bin Laden raid. Finally!
We have to resume aid if we are going to withdraw out troops from Afghanistan and leave Pakistan to fight terrorism on their own.
so, you like the idea of financing a nuclear Pakistan???
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#1008017 Oct 20, 2013
killtaker wrote:
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neither were you...
lol! I wasn't running son.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1008018 Oct 20, 2013
Karma is a_______ wrote:
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What is completely illogical is your statement. The reason people don't have a family doctor is precisely because they don't have insurance and can't afford to see a doctor on a regular basis. Providing them with insurance, they will be able to see a doctor, take advantage of preventative medicine, quit relying on the emergency room for care after their condition has worsened and reduce medical costs across the board.
Serious dude, using the moniker of John Galt is an oxymoron in your case
But then again, I'm assuming you know who John Galt is and where he's at. I very much doubt you are that well versed in literature
the vast majority of healthy people who have insurance do not see a doctor on a regular basis....

“The Intrepid”

Since: Jun 10

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#1008019 Oct 20, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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The entire family is a tribe of confused exploiters.
Barack isn't the only D.C employee who's lying about who he really is. The Ft. Hood incident is just a baby step.

Since: Sep 08

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#1008020 Oct 20, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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so, you like the idea of financing a nuclear Pakistan???
You don't seem to have any problem financing a nuclear Israel.

“The Intrepid”

Since: Jun 10

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#1008021 Oct 20, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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Sorry, ma'am:]
S'ok, it was only a temporary, intermittent "little death". ;)
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1008022 Oct 20, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>That's old timer talk__back when Caddie's were spayshul. Today they're pretty decent cars compared to most Japanese competitive products and all American made competitors. Still, I don't want one__nor do I want anymore Honda vehicles.
The Ford Edge is a sweet SUV and far more useful than the Honda/Acura entries. For smallish, they're all pretty good__the little Mazda 3 looks like fun though.
Galt believes in resource conservation and fuel economy and has no need for anything larger than a compact car...

in California, virtually all "luxury" cars are foreign made....Cadillac and Lincoln do not even register in the marketplace...a successful physician or attorney would be embarrassed to drive either, except perhaps as an SUV...

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#1008023 Oct 20, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text> CBO said ten years & expected that to continue beyond that point.
No one ever said the ACA would insure everyone. The CBO estimated a similar number when they looked over the ACA before it was passed. The idea you & Flack ac like this is something new just verifies you two dipsticks are uninformed jackasses.
"...quit parading a number 10 years in the future as some sort of slam against the ACA." - dumbass dave

you see, in dumbass dave's world you need to quit parading a number 10 years in the future as some sort of slam against his messiah's ACA, but it's perfectly ok to parade a number 10 years in the future to prop it up.

Since: Sep 08

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#1008024 Oct 20, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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the vast majority of healthy people who have insurance do not see a doctor on a regular basis....
That may be true of men but not women. They are pretty committed to annual check-ups for themselves and their children.

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#1008025 Oct 20, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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depends what you mean by "conservative"...
if you mean favoring lower taxes, less government spending, and a balanced budget, the vast majority of Republicans are Conservatives....
if you mean anti-abortion, home-schooling, religious wackos....they are a minority in the Republican Party....
"John Galt"
I guess I am a wacko!!
I am anti abortion/murder, I do go to church. Did not home school but did send my kids to parochial schools. I could care less what consenting adults do in the privacy of their bedrooms, I am for lower taxes and reduced government spending. I still work, not because I need to but because I want to. I would like to see a pull back of American troops from over seas and that some of them be deployed on our southern border to keep out the illegals. I can not understand why anyone supports nopbamakare, a government program, that may force someone to buy a product they may not want or need.
Peace

“The Intrepid”

Since: Jun 10

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#1008026 Oct 20, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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"While expanding access is generally a good thing, we need to make sure we're not watering down the experience for the high achievers,"..says it all.
This has been a problem ever since Affirmative Action came into play. It is rotting the core of academia.
The next thing you know we'll have Obama telling NASA to accept those advanced placement failures as employees.

http://www.livescience.com/14144-parenting-ti...

Kids should be praised for what they "can" do, not pushed into a situation they can't function in and are certain to fail at.(I know, "don't end it with a preposition".) I refuse to feel guilty for not wanting someone with an IQ of 75 to give me an eye exam or audit my taxes. I suppose feelings of entitlement would cancel out the feelings of embarrassment at failing IF these liberal professors didn't give them a passing grade for below average work. I've seen it happen, passing a student who never bought the textbook OR even took a test the whole spring term, and that was just an accounting class. These people getting degrees they didn't really earn are getting hired for jobs they can't do proficiently.

It's no big surprise to me when I see Obama place appointees in charge of departments that they have absolutely no experience or education in.(Yep, there's another one of those naughty prepositions.) I call it "literary license". ;)
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#1008027 Oct 20, 2013
Eman wrote:
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is that you or the pisswater talking
http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2013/10/15/soc...
That's was your buttboy did__use google and pick out the highest avg price. What's the date of that piece?

You mutts are so predictable__and where Galt actually lives in Pennsylvania, the avg price is but $3.33.

Temecula is not even in LA County__why not just pick out some remote burg in Alaska like fred/Paul used to do.

Liars=loooosers!
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1008028 Oct 20, 2013
Here is a really bad idea from GM, another good reason to stay away...

http://media.gm.com/content/media/us/en/gm/ne...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1008029 Oct 20, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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Stop Coddling the Super-Rich
By WARREN E. BUFFETT
Published: August 14, 2011
OUR leaders have asked for “shared sacrifice.” But when they did the asking, they spared me. I checked with my mega-rich friends to learn what pain they were expecting. They, too, were left untouched.
While the poor and middle class fight for us in Afghanistan, and while most Americans struggle to make ends meet, we mega-rich continue to get our extraordinary tax breaks. Some of us are investment managers who earn billions from our daily labors but are allowed to classify our income as “carried interest,” thereby getting a bargain 15 percent tax rate. Others own stock index futures for 10 minutes and have 60 percent of their gain taxed at 15 percent, as if they’d been long-term investors.
These and other blessings are showered upon us by legislators in Washington who feel compelled to protect us, much as if we were spotted owls or some other endangered species. It’s nice to have friends in high places.
Last year my federal tax bill — the income tax I paid, as well as payroll taxes paid by me and on my behalf — was $6,938,744. That sounds like a lot of money. But what I paid was only 17.4 percent of my taxable income — and that’s actually a lower percentage than was paid by any of the other 20 people in our office. Their tax burdens ranged from 33 percent to 41 percent and averaged 36 percent...."
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/15/opinion/sto...
Buffett is probably paying more in taxes than the other 20 people in his office pay combined...but if he feels undertaxed, he is free to pay more...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1008030 Oct 20, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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You are such a pessimist. I'm an optimist. Guess we are destined to agree to disagree.
With a Covered California silver plan, that first office visit will cost a $45 copay, with the balanced of the cost going toward the $2000 annual deductible. Surely they will line up at the door...or at least they should compared to the $90 urgent care copay or the $250 emergency room copay...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1008031 Oct 20, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>What's your need to lie Galt?
CA is higher than the nation and somewhere in Texas is lower than the nation BFD.
The national average for ULR could be under $3.00 by the end of this year. I paid $3.15.9 last week.
California residents pay through the nose because of all the special fuel blends and the inability to build new refineries.

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