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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PDUPONT

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Obama promised he would close Gitmo. It's still open.
Obama promised he would reverse Bush's war strategies. He followed Bush's war strategies.
Obama promised to tighten privacy protections in the Patriot Act. He expanded it.
Obama promised to exclude lobbyists from his administration. He hired more than 100 lobbyists.
Obama promised Obamacare wouldn't cost one thin dime. It's going to cost millions and trillions over the next 20 years.
Obama promised we could keep our own health insurance and our own doctor. This has proved to be not true.
Obama promised to get to the bottom of three major scandals. He swept them under the rug and stonewalled the investigations.
Obama promised a transparent administration. It's the murkiest and most secretive in recent history with no one held accountable.
Obama promised to unite and bring us together. He has done everything within his power to divide and conquer us.
So I'm not sure why you would even want to bring Bush into this. He started the hunt for bin Laden almost a decade ago. Obama just took the credit. Bush got rid of a real and present danger in Iraq. Obama withdrew the troops there too soon undoing any potential progress and erasing the blood and treasure sacrificed in that country. Bush was never accused of spying on citizens and allies. Obama seems to have no problem with that.
Let's focus on the present occupier of the White House. He's got enough problems of his own and too numerous to count broken promises that pale in comparison to past presidents.
First off nitwit it was Republicans in Congress along with some of the more conservative Democrats that refused to fund shutting down Gitmo and prohibited sending some of the prisoners to federal facilities in the US.
We had two wars already in progress when the President took office and he followed the advice of his generals on how best to proceed.
The Patriot Act is also a product of Congress, not the White House Carol, and no liar, he didn't expand it. In fact Obama has ordered the DOJ to put in place stricter regulations on the use of National Security Letters to monitor individuals using library records and booksellers.
I thought his statements on lobbyists was overly idealistic, but at the end of the day you want people working for you who know how the system works.
Wrong again on the costs of the ACA Carol. Intense price competition among health plans in the marketplaces for individuals has lowered premiums below projected levels. As a result of these lower premiums, the federal government will save about $190 billion over the next 10 years.
All the buzz you’re hearing about having to switch doctors because of the law is overblown. It is possible you might have to switch doctors in the coming years, but that has more to do with the state of the health insurance industry than with the specifics of Obamacare. As the LA times explains, forcing patients to switch doctors “has been happening anyway because insurers are under enormous pressure from big customers to cut costs."
We've covered these phony scandals before Carol, there's no evidence that the Obama Administration has swept anything under the rug. That only exists in your delusional, hate filled mind.
Your assertion that this administration is the "murkiest and most secretive" also is a product of your delusions. Of course you had no problem with Dick Cheney refusing to disclose any details on his energy meetings did you hypocrite?
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Democrats voted to fund the government,
Republicans said only if the ACA was defunded & delayed.
You people re dumber than sh*t. This plan you morons he to blame Obama for the hut down is pathetic.
GOP SAID DELAYED DAVE,DELAYED,DELAYED DAVE FOR ONE YEAR LIKE OBAMA HAS DONE FOR THE RICH 2015 AND
HARRY REID AND OBAMA SAID HELL NO,MY WAY OR THE HIGH WAY!THEN OBAMA AND HARRY SHUT DOWN GOV AND BLAME THE GOP!
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Your interpretation of things follows no logical path. However, I will answer your question with a question. Who told the wealthy they could become richer by stepping over everyone else?
To stop the inequity that exists in our tax codes, we need to tax all sources of income as ordinary income...capital gains, dividends, carried interest and estate taxes. It's time we stop letting millionaires shirk their responsibilities.
Heck, the Congressional Budget Office estimates that taxing carried interest as ordinary income would increase federal tax revenue by $10 billion "from 2012 through 2016 and $21 billion from 2012 through 2021".
http://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/cbofil...
The tax codes alredy do all that.

To stop teh hemmoraging of American tax payers we need to

CAP and CURB the entitleMental fwee riding programs,(get a damn) B-U-D-G-E-T on givverment spending and constrain WASTEFUL spending, and live with the means of it all again!
The Economy and REALITY demands it!

And the commmie-goon megalomaniacal kiddies currently on the hill in DC need grow up-do what's best FOR America for a Change, and STOP wasting tax payer dollars on things like commie-strong arming bearocratic bloated red tape communist acts that Breach america citizens security and rights of privacy via UNSECURED, DUSFUNTIONAL public-oh-so-hackable- websites that have NO business combining (MORE) givverment socialist prorgams with indepenendent free market realms.

The T(axed) E(nough) A(already flippin drained dry) Party of the American WORKING class FOR America-NOT against it.
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The government DOESN'T made the decision you "fckn" idiot!! That is all I'm going to say about it. Anyone who believe the government is involved in end of life decision is too retarded to comprehend the truth.
Go to single payer and see what happens. In medicaid and medicare those decisions are made every day. You are delusional.
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LoisLane59 wrote:
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Obama promised he would close Gitmo. It's still open.
Obama promised he would reverse Bush's war strategies. He followed Bush's war strategies.
Obama promised to tighten privacy protections in the Patriot Act. He expanded it.
Obama promised to exclude lobbyists from his administration. He hired more than 100 lobbyists.
Obama promised Obamacare wouldn't cost one thin dime. It's going to cost millions and trillions over the next 20 years.
Obama promised we could keep our own health insurance and our own doctor. This has proved to be not true.
Obama promised to get to the bottom of three major scandals. He swept them under the rug and stonewalled the investigations.
Obama promised a transparent administration. It's the murkiest and most secretive in recent history with no one held accountable.
Obama promised to unite and bring us together. He has done everything within his power to divide and conquer us.
So I'm not sure why you would even want to bring Bush into this. He started the hunt for bin Laden almost a decade ago. Obama just took the credit. Bush got rid of a real and present danger in Iraq. Obama withdrew the troops there too soon undoing any potential progress and erasing the blood and treasure sacrificed in that country. Bush was never accused of spying on citizens and allies. Obama seems to have no problem with that.
Let's focus on the present occupier of the White House. He's got enough problems of his own and too numerous to count broken promises that pale in comparison to past presidents.
No Carol, it's ignorant bigots like you that are creating divisions in this country. Gay against straight, Christian against non Christian rich against not only the poor but the rest of us.
Under the Bush administration the CIA unit tasked to find Bin Laden, Alec Station, was disbanded in 2006. Bush didn't really want him found, he was far too useful as a bogeyman to the administration.
There was no real and present danger in Iraq dimwit. It turns out that Saddam Hussein had no WMD and his army was in such a disorganized and demoralized state that they couldn't have staged an invasion of a whorehouse. Obama pulled our troops out on a timeline set by the Bush Administration stupid. The American people didn't want our troops there and neither did the Iraqis. What progress did we make there Carol? There were no suicide bombings before we invaded. There were no sectarian dislocations. Women there have fewer rights than they did under Saddam's secular government and the once thriving Christian community has been forced to leave.
You're an idiot Carol!
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Dumbf*ck Eed is too stupid to know that tax dollars will still flow from the States that do not opt for the Medicare expansion.
"Medicare expansion" our US butts.

The American Communist Act needs redone!

Can and Curb entitlementals-make 'em ALL pay from ladder rung A to ladder rung Z.

And leave the individual private sector businesses alone and quit trying to drag it DOWN some more via MORE robbinghoodieTIC take from everyone else to pay for what isn't even funded tacTics.

There's NO NEED to revamp what wasn't broken )till the commieTic megalomaniacs got their kiddie covered in commiegoo hands in it all anyway)

T.E.A.!

Duhmmy "dhmfk Duh A Vey".

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and reduced to the normal Medicaid funding level for each state as of 2022...which can be as low as 50%....
stop lying, you slimy weasel....
Not true.

In 2020, the rate is 90% where it remains.

Galt is known for big grossly uninformed on the ACA & how health insurance works in general.
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First off nitwit it was Republicans in Congress along with some of the more conservative Democrats that refused to fund shutting down Gitmo and prohibited sending some of the prisoners to federal facilities in the US.
We had two wars already in progress when the President took office and he followed the advice of his generals on how best to proceed.
The Patriot Act is also a product of Congress, not the White House Carol, and no liar, he didn't expand it. In fact Obama has ordered the DOJ to put in place stricter regulations on the use of National Security Letters to monitor individuals using library records and booksellers.
I thought his statements on lobbyists was overly idealistic, but at the end of the day you want people working for you who know how the system works.
Wrong again on the costs of the ACA Carol. Intense price competition among health plans in the marketplaces for individuals has lowered premiums below projected levels. As a result of these lower premiums, the federal government will save about $190 billion over the next 10 years.
All the buzz you’re hearing about having to switch doctors because of the law is overblown. It is possible you might have to switch doctors in the coming years, but that has more to do with the state of the health insurance industry than with the specifics of Obamacare. As the LA times explains, forcing patients to switch doctors “has been happening anyway because insurers are under enormous pressure from big customers to cut costs."
We've covered these phony scandals before Carol, there's no evidence that the Obama Administration has swept anything under the rug. That only exists in your delusional, hate filled mind.
Your assertion that this administration is the "murkiest and most secretive" also is a product of your delusions. Of course you had no problem with Dick Cheney refusing to disclose any details on his energy meetings did you hypocrite?
How convenient.
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Not true.
In 2020, the rate is 90% where it remains.
Galt is known for big grossly uninformed on the ACA & how health insurance works in general.
And you Duh A Vey, are totally blighted as to what communism really is.

And the America Communist currently STINKS to the nerest gulag of it.

Hsnds OUTA the private sector pockets-no commieTic tacTics!

T.E.A.

Duhmmy.

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COMMUNIST USA NO FREEDOM wrote:
<quoted text>GOP SAID DELAYED DAVE,DELAYED,DELAYED DAVE FOR ONE YEAR LIKE OBAMA HAS DONE FOR THE RICH 2015 AND
HARRY REID AND OBAMA SAID HELL NO,MY WAY OR THE HIGH WAY!THEN OBAMA AND HARRY SHUT DOWN GOV AND BLAME THE GOP!
Well well well Mr All Caps. Having a meltdown this morning?

There was no delay for the rich. Just how GD stupid are you?

Reid & the Democrats voted to find the memorials.

Republicans said no unless they defunded & delayed the ACA.

Your party closed the memorials/

Your party said : "f*ck those vets" Just ad they f*cked the families of families who lost their children in war when they voted no to funding the death benefit.
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No Carol, it's ignorant bigots like you that are creating divisions in this country. Gay against straight, Christian against non Christian rich against not only the poor but the rest of us.
Under the Bush administration the CIA unit tasked to find Bin Laden, Alec Station, was disbanded in 2006. Bush didn't really want him found, he was far too useful as a bogeyman to the administration.
There was no real and present danger in Iraq dimwit. It turns out that Saddam Hussein had no WMD and his army was in such a disorganized and demoralized state that they couldn't have staged an invasion of a whorehouse. Obama pulled our troops out on a timeline set by the Bush Administration stupid. The American people didn't want our troops there and neither did the Iraqis. What progress did we make there Carol? There were no suicide bombings before we invaded. There were no sectarian dislocations. Women there have fewer rights than they did under Saddam's secular government and the once thriving Christian community has been forced to leave.
You're an idiot Carol!
But it awrl different when extremist started using all that "NON existant" nerve gas (IE: Weapons of Mass Destruction that SH used to turn 5k Kurds into whey) in Syria though, eh Dupont?

Get a clue. They had it then, they just had well hidden-as some of you idiots have to SEE now.

Duhmmies.
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RealDave wrote:
<quoted text> Reid & the Democrats voted to find the memorials.
Was that before or after they decided not to pull they butts of they azzez and stick the partisan polTical ways to America some more?
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<quoted text> Well well well Mr All Caps. Having a meltdown this morning?
There was no delay for the rich. Just how GD stupid are you?
Reid & the Democrats voted to find the memorials.
Republicans said no unless they defunded & delayed the ACA.
Your party closed the memorials/
Your party said : "f*ck those vets" Just ad they f*cked the families of families who lost their children in war when they voted no to funding the death benefit.
And how many damn days do it take to pick a damn pen and sign a waiver FOR American Patriots rayher than running around w/they thumbs stick up they noses against them?

If you a dem, in a building full of them...don't even bother trying to count them...we already know how that would would go.
(wait...raise you hands again...one finger fer one day...two fingers for two day...free fingers for we dunno...lets axe anudder lawyer first!!)
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Thank goodness all teh DYSFUNCTIONALITY of PARTISAN poliTICal commie-like ploys is benched until after the new year at least.

Maybe the megalomaniacal kiddies can take some fast track lessons on how to funtion like rational adults nominated to do the work OF the People, FOR ALL the people (not just some), rather than partisan hacks who just stub up like three year olds having tantrums when they don't get their own way, in the mean time.

T.E.A.!

American Working class voters FOR America-NOT divide and rain against it!
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and thx for the a.m. chuckle Duh A Vey :-)
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<quoted text> Well well well Mr All Caps. Having a meltdown this morning?
There was no delay for the rich. Just how GD stupid are you?
Reid & the Democrats voted to find the memorials.
Republicans said no unless they defunded & delayed the ACA.
Your party closed the memorials/
Your party said : "f*ck those vets" Just ad they f*cked the families of families who lost their children in war when they voted no to funding the death benefit.
OK DUMB ASS August 13, 2013 10:30AM
Big Business Gets Yet Another Obamacare Delay That Individuals Don’t
By Michael F. Cannon
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“I didn’t simply choose to delay this on my own,” President Obama reassured the nation about his unilateral decision to delay Obamacare’s employer mandate.“This was in consultation with businesses all across the country,” he said, as if that made the situation better instead of worse. Obama threw his “consultants” another bone when he decided to delay the reporting requirements the law imposes on employers, also until 2015.http://www.cato.org/blog/ big-business-gets-yet-another- obamacare-delay-individuals-do nt

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Why have a whole new department for health insurance that works with the IRS? The commies could have just given out money like with an EBT card.
The only thing they wanted was control.

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USAsince1680 wrote:
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You people make me laugh. We had 15 years of the redistribution of wealth from the bottom up to the top and you act like the "wealthy" are being taken advantage of. You really don't have a leg to stand on.
It's wayyyy past time to restore tax rates for the richest Americans to the levels of the 1990s when the economy saw rapid growth. That would not be a bad thing at all.
So tell me about this bottom up economy. Just where does the bottom get the money from? If you say government where does the government get the money since they don't have any? Friggin' libtards are SO stupid!!!

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You people make me laugh. We had 15 years of the redistribution of wealth from the bottom up to the top and you act like the "wealthy" are being taken advantage of. You really don't have a leg to stand on.
It's wayyyy past time to restore tax rates for the richest Americans to the levels of the 1990s when the economy saw rapid growth. That would not be a bad thing at all.
You are dumber than a box of rocks and that's insulting rocks.
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It's just too ironic...and infuriating...that the left criticizes Bush for not knowing the exact day, time and place of 9/11 when threats had been a daily occurrence since the Clinton administration but don't say a word when Obama was given specific warnings and the names of the two Boston bombers and did nothing.
There were no warnings about the Boston Marathon bombings specific or otherwise you goddamned liar! The fact that the warnings about the impending 9/11 attack weren't specific is totally irrelevant stupid. George W did absolutely NOTHING to try and prevent them from happening. He just stayed on his faux ranch.
You're an idiot Carol!

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