Barack Obama, our next President

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Bernard Forand

Lehigh Acres, FL

#1012889 Oct 27, 2013
Obama’s empathy for our nation has been demonstrated numerous times. That’s why republicans have labeled him as Obamacare. Now he is going to gather up the Tea and cast it out unto the waters of oblivion with the traditionalist republicans help.
Fortunately there is hope and it is being demonstrated, more and more every day, with the moderate republicans and the intellectuals of the party that are distancing themselves from the dysfunctional “Ideologues” of their party. Obama has aided them with his brilliance. A Tea bulwark has fallen.
Obamacare drives a wedge, fracturing republican party. Phoenix Arizona’s Governor Jan Brewer pulled off a major coup by distancing herself, along with a few staunch republican state senators, from their extremist elements within their party. Rallying the support by emphasizing “Moral and Monetarily Correct”. Stating “It’s pro-life, it’s saving lives, it is creating jobs, it is saving hospitals,” and “I don’t know how you can get any more conservative than that,”
Typical of the intoxicated Tea Party’s strategy. Derogatory remarks are let loose with no substance to any issue for debate. Going so far as to invoke some religious sniping by A.J LaFaro chairman of the Maricopa County Republican Committee, comparing Jan Brewer to Judas! Libertarian blog post by Tyler S. Boyer on the “Freedom Works” site, refers to Jan as “An unfortunate display of ineptitude.” Derogatory continues to surface from the right wing extremist. Reagan once said” Republicans should not speak ill of one another” Something the extremist have ignored, as they have demonstrated on various issues, ignoring supporting their constituents for some personal ego political ploy. Ignoring the facts that voters agreed, in 1996 and in 2000, to extend Medicaid coverage to childless adults, one of the main beneficiaries of the Medicaid expansion.
Mr. Coughlin states “Ideologues have their agendas” Mr. Coughlin goes on to say “and the part of the party that’s taking issue with the governor right now is all made up of ideologues”!
Moderate republicans will be required to expand their platforms to educate their constituents of the fallacies of the zealot extremist policies. Focusing on the more intelligent groups within their spheres such as women and independents.
Bruce Merrill, political behaviorist senior research at Morrison Institute for Public Policy of the Arizona University states “how truly fractured the Republican Party in Arizona is.” expressly due to Obamacare.
“The real brilliance of Barack Obama when he made Medicaid an all-or-nothing proposition,” giving states no option but to cover individuals with incomes up to 133 percent of the federal poverty line if they were to qualify for federal reimbursement,“was that he pitted fiscally conservative Republicans against one another,” he said.
Governor Jan Brewer views it as merely bruised egos that will heal with time.“Nobody likes to lose, and that’s what happened”. AND this is but one example of many.
Tea will not be served…. Out of service…

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Bernard Forand

Lehigh Acres, FL

#1012890 Oct 27, 2013
Chasm widens down to the deeper levels in the dysfunctional republican party.
Thomas Doherty, chief PR man for former Governor George Pataki, has lost faith in the republican party. Receiving information {July 2013} that the republicans were going to walk the immigration bill to death.
So discouraged he has publicly stated he will be leaving his party of 32 years.
Doherty, no liberal, has come to the conclusion “That my party has elements within it that dislike homosexuals and think America is still in the 1940’s. AND while we talk about liberty and freedom, that liberty and freedom only seem to be acceptable for some.”
This is representing the growing oppositional forces that are increasing the rifts within the republican party. All the way down to its fundamental infrastructures of support. Doherty goes on to say about the republicans,“ Their rigidity is killing them. It’s either purity or you are anathema”!

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Since: Aug 13

Bozeman, MT

#1012892 Oct 27, 2013
"Imaging" should read "Imagine"

My apologies to the spelling/grammar Gestapo.

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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1012893 Oct 27, 2013
Bernard Forand wrote:
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That plan was how republicans introduced the “Poison Pill” to Medicaid prescription which charged the elderly and sick an additional $ 50 Billion in cost to prescription per year! Now multiply the years since then and see what the republicans are all about. While your at it see if the republicans have any intentions of paying back the $2.5 Trillion they borrowed from S.S.? Plus interest of course..
and.....

President Bush’s legacy has received renewed attention as the result of the opening of his presidential library. The Washington Post’s Jennifer Rubin uses a new poll showing Bush’s approval rating creeping up to 47 percent as a jumping off point for a full-throated defense of his time in office. This part jumped out at me:“He is responsible for one of the most popular and fiscally sober entitlement plans, Medicare Part D. He did not foist a grandiose unpopular and exorbitant program like Obamacare on the public.”

Saying that Medicare Part D is a “fiscally sober entitlement plan” is sort of like saying that somebody is quite temperate — for a heroin addict. In 2011, according to the Medicare Trustees, the federal government spent $53 billion on prescription drug subsidies through the program. None of that is paid for either through a revenue stream or cuts to existing government programs. However inadvisable or difficult to implement, Obamacare did include tax hikes and cuts to projected Medicare spending to pay for its new expenditures. With Medicare Part D, Bush didn’t even pretend that the law paid for itself on paper.

Also, as the chart demonstrates, the cost of the program to the federal government is projected to accelerate over time, reaching $117 billion in 2021. By comparison, Obamacare’s new insurance exchanges are expected to cost a similar $122 billion that year. Bush’s defenders might argue that Obamacare boosted Medicare Part D spending by making the subsidies more generous, which helps account for part of the projected growth of the program over the next decade. But I don’t view that as much as an excuse, because history has taught us that government programs expand over time, and if Bush didn’t consider this possibility in his drive to pass Medicare Part D before the 2004 election, that’s his own fault. In the long-run, Medicare Part D is running a $14.3 trillion deficit.

In his second term, Bush set out to reform Social Security. But his actual legacy on entitlements will be the largest (pre-Obamacare) expansion of them since Lyndon B. Johnson created Medicare and Medicaid in 1965. This, of course, is only a part of Bush’s disastrous fiscal record, which saw the federal budget spike from $1.86 trillion in 2001 to $2.98 trillion in 2008.

Bush’s legacy isn’t something for conservatives to celebrate. It’s something for them to mourn.

http://washingtonexaminer.com/bushs-costly-me...

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Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1012894 Oct 27, 2013
Ray Donovan wrote:
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Liberal meaning of "debunked so many times": Mocked by Harry Reid, MSNBC, Chris Matthews, Media Matters, and Rachel Maddow.
There really is no sense in giving you sources as you have proven incapable of possessing reading comprehension abilities but here's a start.

http://www.gao.gov/assets/660/655291.pdf

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Obama bin lying

Denver, CO

#1012895 Oct 27, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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Obama just got in line you nitwit.
that and the Germans hate Bush.
all of the world hates the AA failure Osama, I mean Obama.

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Obama bin lying

Denver, CO

#1012896 Oct 27, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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President Bush’s legacy has received renewed attention as the result of the opening of his presidential library. The Washington Post’s Jennifer Rubin uses a new poll showing Bush’s approval rating creeping up to 47 percent as a jumping off point for a full-throated defense of his time in office. This part jumped out at me:“He is responsible for one of the most popular and fiscally sober entitlement plans, Medicare Part D. He did not foist a grandiose unpopular and exorbitant program like Obamacare on the public.”
Saying that Medicare Part D is a “fiscally sober entitlement plan” is sort of like saying that somebody is quite temperate — for a heroin addict. In 2011, according to the Medicare Trustees, the federal government spent $53 billion on prescription drug subsidies through the program. None of that is paid for either through a revenue stream or cuts to existing government programs. However inadvisable or difficult to implement, Obamacare did include tax hikes and cuts to projected Medicare spending to pay for its new expenditures. With Medicare Part D, Bush didn’t even pretend that the law paid for itself on paper.
Also, as the chart demonstrates, the cost of the program to the federal government is projected to accelerate over time, reaching $117 billion in 2021. By comparison, Obamacare’s new insurance exchanges are expected to cost a similar $122 billion that year. Bush’s defenders might argue that Obamacare boosted Medicare Part D spending by making the subsidies more generous, which helps account for part of the projected growth of the program over the next decade. But I don’t view that as much as an excuse, because history has taught us that government programs expand over time, and if Bush didn’t consider this possibility in his drive to pass Medicare Part D before the 2004 election, that’s his own fault. In the long-run, Medicare Part D is running a $14.3 trillion deficit.
In his second term, Bush set out to reform Social Security. But his actual legacy on entitlements will be the largest (pre-Obamacare) expansion of them since Lyndon B. Johnson created Medicare and Medicaid in 1965. This, of course, is only a part of Bush’s disastrous fiscal record, which saw the federal budget spike from $1.86 trillion in 2001 to $2.98 trillion in 2008.
Bush’s legacy isn’t something for conservatives to celebrate. It’s something for them to mourn.
http://washingtonexaminer.com/bushs-costly-me...
Bush isn't president, you stinky vagina/bumhole cleaner.

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Obama bin lying

Denver, CO

#1012899 Oct 27, 2013
The usual, idiotic, wealth redistributing, something for nothing schemes of demorats in congress caused the mortgage meltdown and our present economic downturn and the liar in chief Oblama was there every step of the way.

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Since: Sep 08

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#1012900 Oct 27, 2013
I haven't been paying attention. Do the Teabags know they lost in New Jersey?

The guy the Republican opponent called "failed," "corrupt," "liberal," and an "Obama rubber stamp" responsible for "high taxes," "violent crime," "expensive failing schools," and "14 percent unemployment" WON. LMAO. It's a sign of things to come.

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“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#1012901 Oct 27, 2013
I thought the Tea Party was well over, dead, not really anything at all--But Thankfully that JOE Biden, the old guy that handles Barack Hussein's Toilet paper rolls was let out of the closet:

COLORADO SPRINGS, October 27, 2013—Addressing the Democratic National Committee’s Women’s Leadership Forum on Friday, Joe Biden spilled the beans. He told the assembled group that the TEA Party represents the biggest threat to their “collective agenda.” He meant, of course, their “collectivist agenda,” but he can be forgiven for making another verbal gaffe.

This is the problem for the socialists who have taken over the Democrat Party: how to sound moderate and even caring while at the same time pursuing a radical collectivist agenda.
Conservatives can also be forgiven for not really understanding the left. Many regularly waste time and energy pointing out the supposed hypocrisy of the left. For example, they point out that while the Democrat-controlled Congress foisted Obamacare on the American people against our will, they managed to exclude themselves. While they claim to be the party of equality, they give themselves special privileges; they elevate themselves into a ruling class.

THE DEMOCRATS ARE AFRAID OF THE TEA PARTY--JOE BIDEN SAID SO.

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Obama bin lying

Denver, CO

#1012902 Oct 27, 2013
There really isn’t any question of which approach is factually correct: right on the front page of the Times edition of December 21 is a chart that shows the growth of home ownership in the United States since 1990. In 1993 it was 63 percent; by the end of the Clinton administration it was 68 percent. The growth in the Bush administration was about 1 percent. The Times itself reported in 1999 that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were under pressure from the Clinton administration to increase lending to minorities and low-income home buyers—a policy that necessarily entailed higher risks. Can there really be a question, other than in the fevered imagination of the Times, where the push to reduce lending standards and boost home ownership came from?"

the demorats, of course.

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Obama bin lying

Denver, CO

#1012903 Oct 27, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
I thought the Tea Party was well over, dead, not really anything at all--But Thankfully that JOE Biden, the old guy that handles Barack Hussein's Toilet paper rolls was let out of the closet:
COLORADO SPRINGS, October 27, 2013—Addressing the Democratic National Committee’s Women’s Leadership Forum on Friday, Joe Biden spilled the beans. He told the assembled group that the TEA Party represents the biggest threat to their “collective agenda.” He meant, of course, their “collectivist agenda,” but he can be forgiven for making another verbal gaffe.
This is the problem for the socialists who have taken over the Democrat Party: how to sound moderate and even caring while at the same time pursuing a radical collectivist agenda.
Conservatives can also be forgiven for not really understanding the left. Many regularly waste time and energy pointing out the supposed hypocrisy of the left. For example, they point out that while the Democrat-controlled Congress foisted Obamacare on the American people against our will, they managed to exclude themselves. While they claim to be the party of equality, they give themselves special privileges; they elevate themselves into a ruling class.
THE DEMOCRATS ARE AFRAID OF THE TEA PARTY--JOE BIDEN SAID SO.
Reports of the death of the Tea Party are greatly over exaggerated.

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Obama bin lying

Denver, CO

#1012905 Oct 27, 2013
Ray Donovan wrote:
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Imaging that...a million+ posts and we're nowhere near running out of examples of democrats and republicans displaying unabashed hypocrisy!
It's worth noting seniors pay an estimated $1,000,000,000 a year for their Part D medicines, Oblamer's Obamascare freeloaders will pay zero. Also worth noting that all of will get old, if we're lucky.

Lying, scumbag, worthless POS libs would have been crucifying Bush if he would have vetoed any such plan put forth by demorats, as they do in fact do any time a republican expresses opposition to more demorat give aways.

Cut any federal spending under Ostupida? Can't do it, not one dime.

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“The Intrepid”

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#1012906 Oct 27, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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Sharpton is a racist power freak. Let's see if the Magic Negro calls those two his son and daughter.
Yep, that loudmouth loser never would have had his own show on tv if one of the news networks hadn't been so eager to kiss Obama's butt after he demanded that producers put more black faces on the screen. Too bad Sharpton's network chose the most obnoxious Obama minion they find to promote as an oracle of progressive social reform. I think we all know what Obama's favorite flavor of reform is.

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Obama bin lying

Denver, CO

#1012907 Oct 27, 2013
There are none so blind as they who will not see:

"Sure enough, according to data published by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, from 2001 through 2006, the share of all mortgage originations that were made up of conventional mortgages (that is, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage that had always been the mainstay of the U.S. mortgage market) fell from 57.1 percent in 2001 to 33.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2006. Correspondingly, sub-prime loans (those made to borrowers with blemished credit) rose from 7.2 percent to 18.8 percent, and Alt-A loans (those made to speculative buyers or without the usual underwriting standards) rose from 2.5 percent to 13.9 percent. Although it is difficult to prove cause and effect, it is highly likely that the lower lending standards required by the CRA influenced what banks and other lenders were willing to offer to borrowers in prime markets. Needless to say, most borrowers would prefer a mortgage with a low down payment requirement, allowing them to buy a larger home for the same initial investment."

I'm sure Doorknob Dave will be frothing at the mouth when he reads the truth.

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“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1012908 Oct 27, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
I predict the chimp thief baruck's approval rating will drop below 35% by January 30th, 2014. That is the first wave that will arise after a huge majority of the middle class find their insurance rates have doubled (or their policies are cancelled altogether).
The second wave will be the repeal of odumbocare (even the leftist phags on this site know that's going to happen), followed by baruck leaving office in total disgrace as a failure......
Have you noticed how certain domestic and foreign Leftist media outlets have gone into overdrive to save the Boy Messiah's ass?

Bill Moyers has guest after guest visiting his swine trough to talk about those nasty Republicans. The same with Diane Sawyers, Katy Couric and the whole girl's softball team of Liberalism. This is to be expected, I suppose, but I was watching CCTV (China Central TV - or Communist China TV if you will) and RT(Russian TV) these past few days and it is obvious as hell how they keep dragging out Western Socialist 'professionals' and academicians to interview and lecture us all about those nasty Republicans back in America. I've never heard of these 'professionals' and academicians before in my life and most likely will never again.

In private, China and Russia are laughing their asses off at the Boy Messiah while at the same time turning a serious face toward Western Media admonishing those nasty Republicans for standing up to this century's biggest Western Azzhole-In-Chief.

Hold on to your neurons, folks. Someone wants to steal control of them.

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Obama bin lying

Denver, CO

#1012909 Oct 27, 2013
More:

"From the current handwringing, you’d think that the banks came up with the idea of looser underwriting standards on their own, with regulators just asleep on the job. In fact, it was the regulators who relaxed these standards—at the behest of community groups and “progressive” political forces.… For years, rising house prices hid the default problems since quick refinances were possible. But now that house prices have stopped rising, we can clearly see the damage done by relaxed loan standards."

something for nothing always fails, when the government does it, the citizenry pays.

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Obama bin lying

Denver, CO

#1012910 Oct 27, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
I haven't been paying attention. Do the Teabags know they lost in New Jersey?
The guy the Republican opponent called "failed," "corrupt," "liberal," and an "Obama rubber stamp" responsible for "high taxes," "violent crime," "expensive failing schools," and "14 percent unemployment" WON. LMAO. It's a sign of things to come.
You definitely haven't been paying attention, otherwise you wouldn't come on here daily talking like a fool.

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Lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1012911 Oct 27, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
So did I mention O'Reilly and I are on the same wavelength?
Oh, yes, I believe I did.
Simply uncanny. Then again, great minds do think alike.
Everyone who lives in Colorado, wear a sombrero or dress up like an Indian or a cowboy on Halloween.
Get the word out.
Time to kick some PC police butt.
Are you dressing up as a teabagger?

You are a typical rude, uncouth, ill mannered boor, like all teabaggers

You should be ashamed of your behavior at your age

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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1012912 Oct 27, 2013
Obama bin lying wrote:
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Bush isn't president, you stinky vagina/bumhole cleaner.
do you remember when Bush stood on an aircraft carrier and tried to tell us 'Mission Accomplished'?

even if you don't a lot of other people still do. a LOT.

shall i go on? how many failures will it take for you to admit it makes not a bit of difference as to his legacy whether he's still POTUS or not. hell, you nutjobs are still going after Clinton whilst you would like us all to ignore Bush. hypocrisy indeed.

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