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 ... Read more

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Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1014413 Oct 30, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
It isn’t over yet, but a bookie today would predict a Terry McAuliffe victory in the Virginia governor’s election next week.
Washington Post polling shows the Democratic businessman and fundraiser with a double-digit lead (51 percent to 39 percent) over Republican Ken Cuccinelli II following a campaign ad blitz that shredded the sitting attorney general over his conservative views. It’s not that voters love McAuliffe. They just don’t like Cuccinelli — and they really don’t like the Republican Party....
So it isn’t over yet, in Virginia or elsewhere, but Republicans have little time to regain the trust and confidence of the non-ideological centrist majority. It’s time to dump the tea party in the Potomac.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/kathle...
Down to 4 in the only poll that counts.
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1014414 Oct 30, 2013
Liberals faith in a 'deity'//(computer) science and Who is left to bail out the US Government when it falters?

"ObamaCare Site Crashes Minutes Before Sebelius Testimony"

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/...
WOW

Bronx, NY

#1014416 Oct 30, 2013
Ignored Reality Is Going To Wipe Out The Human Race
To inform people is hard slugging. Everything is lined up against the public being informed, or the policymakers for that matter. News is contaminated by its service to special interests and hidden agendas. Many scientists or their employers are dependent on federal money.

Even psychologists and anthropologists were roped into the government’s torture and occupation programs. Economists tell lies for corporations and Wall Street. Plant and soil scientists tell lies for agribusiness and Monsanto. Truth tellers are slandered and persecuted. However, persistence can eventually win out. In the long-run, truth sometimes emerges. But not always. And not always in time.

I have been trying to inform the American people, economists, and policymakers for more than a decade about the adverse impacts of jobs offshoring on the US economy.

The word has eventually gotten out. Last week I was contacted by 8th grade students competing for their school in CSPAN’s StudentCam Documentary Contest. They want to interview me on the subject of jobs offshoring for their documentary film.

America is a strange place. Here are eighth graders far ahead of the economics profession, the President, the Congress, the Federal Reserve, Wall Street, and the financial press in their understanding of one of the fundamental problems of the US economy. Yet, people say the public schools are failing. Obviously, not the one whose students contacted me.

Is it too late? I know much, but not all. So this is not the final word. I think it might be too late. When skilled jobs are sent abroad, the skills disappear at home. So do the supply chains and the businesses associated with the skills. Things close down, and abilities are lost. Why take a major in collage for a job that is offshored. A culture disappears.

But we can start them back up, right? Perhaps not. When a First World country exports its technology and know-how abroad to a Third World country in order to benefit from lower cost labor, how does the First World country get the work back? Living standards and the cost of living in Third World countries are much lower than in First World countries. The populations of First World countries cannot pay their mortgages, car payments, student loans, medical care, and grocery bills with the wages of Third World countries.

When First World wages drop, mortgage, car, credit card, and student loan payments do not drop. Americans cannot live on Chinese, Indian, and Indonesian wages. Once the technology and know-how is transferred, the low wage country has the advantage in the absence of tariff protection.

For America to revive, our economy would have to be walled off with high tariffs, and subsidies would have to be provided in order to recreate US industry and manufacturing. But many corporations now produce offshore, and America is broke. The government has been $1 trillion dollars in the hole each year for the last 5 years.

Jobs offshoring diminished the US tax base. When a job is sent abroad, so is that job’s contribution to US GDP and tax base. When millions of jobs are sent abroad, US GDP and tax base cannot support government spending levels. To the extent that there are any replacement jobs, they are in lowly paid domestic services, such as waitresses, bartenders, retail clerks, and hospital orderlies. These jobs do not provide a tax base or consumer spending power comparable to manufacturing jobs and tradable professional services such as software engineering and information technology.
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1014417 Oct 30, 2013
Focus on the man and because he is a Republican he is a liar...

"Going forward we have to ask the question of why is it that only 58% of US counties only have one or two insurance companies to choose from. In fact, less choices than you have in the private sector. because quite frankly most companies only bid the urban areas and not the rural areas.”

Rep D Issa...
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1014418 Oct 30, 2013
WOW wrote:
<quoted text>This is another LIBERAL RACISTS BIGOT telling more lies the DEMOCRATIC party is now the PARTY of LIES and LIARS always been the RACISTS PARTY OF BIGOTS
the Dems were racists when they were the conservatives.

seems things have changed. just ask the black folks. or those who don't want blacks to vote.
WOW

Bronx, NY

#1014419 Oct 30, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
you may have a point considering that the Bush agenda helped the poor more so than Obama's has. like....those who couldn't afford a home should have one anyway.
oh wait. that didn't turn out so well did it?
my bad.
It's called OPPERTUNITY you RACISTS LIBERAL BIGOTS
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1014420 Oct 30, 2013
A Liberal's moral and intellectual superior speaks to them...

"The New York Times Pays a Woman with a $2.85M home to Lecture You Bout being a Commuter Prole"

http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/the-...
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#1014421 Oct 30, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Down to 4 in the only poll that counts.
Flack's Household poll? Quinnipiac?

RCP Average 9/23 - 10/28 -- 49.1 40.1 McAuliffe +9.0
Quinnipiac 10/22 - 10/28 1182 LV 47 45 McAuliffe +2
Washington Post 10/24 - 10/27 762 LV 53 42 McAuliffe +11
Rasmussen Reports* 10/20 - 10/20 1000 LV 50 33 McAuliffe +17
Old Dominion Poll* 9/23 - 10/18 670 LV 44 37 McAuliffe +7
NBC4/NBC News/Marist 10/13 - 10/15 596 LV 52 43 McAuliffe +9
Christopher Newport Univ.* 10/8 - 10/13 753 LV 46 39 McAuliffe +7
Politico/PPP/Harper 10/5 - 10/6 1150 LV 52 42 McAuliffe +10

http://realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2013/gove...
WOW

Bronx, NY

#1014422 Oct 30, 2013
If we are to Belive that Obama is a KNOW NOTHING PRESIDENT this must have been his response to the NSA scandal HUH NSA what HAppened we didnt qualify for the world cup duh no Mr. President NSA DOESN't MEAN NATIONAL SOCCER ASSOC.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#1014423 Oct 30, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Down to 4 in the only poll that counts.
McAuliffe opens up double-digit lead over Cuccinelli in Virginia governor’s race

Democrat Terry McAuliffe has opened a double-digit lead over Republican Ken Cuccinelli II in the race for Virginia governor, in a new poll capturing increasing dissatisfaction among voters with Cuccinelli’s party and his conservative views.

According to a new Washington Post/Abt SRBI poll, McAuliffe tops Cuccinelli 51&#8201;percent to 39&#8201;percent among likely voters in the Nov. 5 election. McAuliffe led by eight percentage points in a poll taken last month. Libertarian Robert Sarvis, who has capitalized on voter unrest with the two major-party candidates, is at 8 percent, according to the new poll.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virginia-...

Are you predicting a Cuccinelli win?
That would be the kiss of death for him.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1014424 Oct 30, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Sounds like the "young people" were white as well, mayb e Florida mob types.....unless we are talking about LaQuan Perriello...
Perriello was cursing and "started coming out of the window,'Dukes of Hazzard' stuff," Tover told the detectives. "I didn't hesitate to squeeze off a few rounds."
"Dukes of Hazzard stuff"; what the hell does that mean? What does it matter if they were white or black? The old guy shot into a car full of people because he is a typical road rage old guy who was itching to use his gun to make himself look significant.
He was guilty and is a danger to society.
We see this happen often here; angry old men trying to run bikers off the road; they're mad that they have to share the road with young people.
They start fights in grocery stores, parking lots etc; it's a sense of entitlement or something. Combine that rage with a gun and it's a nightmare.
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#1014425 Oct 30, 2013
Its ever-ever land....

FOX News is the greatest news network EVER.

Odumbocare is the worst government boondoggle EVER.

Odumbo is the first President EVER who lies about his racial status to curry favorable treatment.

TOPIX is the first EVER website ever designed to molly-coddle retarded, wimpy leftist phags.
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#1014426 Oct 30, 2013
LMAO!! Now that odumbocare is a proven failure (and soon to be repealed or rolled-back), they are looking for scapegoats. Sebellius IS an incompetent boob, but its really baruck who should be removed......

Kathleen Sebelius, welcome to an unwelcome Washington tradition: The deathwatch.

By Amy Argetsinger, Published: October

It’s Kathleen Sebelius’s turn now. On the Hill, they’re calling for her resignation and tossing around words like “subpoena.” Pundits are merrily debating her future.(She’s toast! Or is Obama too loyal to fire her so soon?) Her interviews, more closely parsed than usual, seem wobbly. Though never a colorful presence on the political scene, she’s suddenly a late-night TV punch line.
And on Wednesday morning, the embattled secretary of health and human services will submit to a quintessential station of the Washington deathwatch — testifying before a congressional committee — to discuss her agency’s failings in the botched rollout of the federal health-insurance Web site.

We’ve seen it so many times before. But how does it feel?
“I just kept sliding down, sliding down, and now I’m out of a job,” former agriculture secretary Mike Espy told The Washington Post in an agonized interview just days after his 1994 resignation.
It was a rare glimpse into the real-time emotions of a top-level appointee at his hour of doom — a process so bruising that many seem reluctant to discuss it years later, even after they’ve moved on to successful second acts or quiet retirements. Many of The Post’s calls went unreturned; interviews that were promised failed to materialize.

One former high-level appointee who ran the gantlet several years ago — and spoke hesitantly, on the condition he not be named — recalled speaking at a press event unrelated to the controversy of the moment:“We were there to talk about the good work [we] were doing. All the questions we got from the media were about the investigations.”
(He added,“It was much tougher on my wife, because she read everything and I didn’t.”)

After a handful of public comments that seemed to put him at odds with administration policy, Paul O’Neill found himself looped out of the planning for a major economic conference, Ron Suskind recounted in “The Price of Loyalty,” his 2004 biography of President George W. Bush’s first Treasury secretary.
A month later, O’Neill noticed that Dubya’s jocular nickname for him had suddenly changed from “Pablo” to “Big O.” He wasn’t sure what that was about, but it didn’t sound flattering. Two months after that, he started hearing rumors about who might be in line to replace him — and asked the president if he should bother going on a planned trip to Pakistan and Afghanistan, Suskind wrote:“Bush paused for a moment.‘No, there’s not a problem. You should go.

Yet until the end, O’Neill was laboring away at his day job. It’s a fact overlooked by deathwatch connoisseurs: While observers are consumed by parsing signs of an imminent resignation, the appointees are still weighed down by the daily duties of Washington’s busiest jobs, which don’t let up just because those jobs could soon evaporate.

But, sighed that former high-level appointee who spoke to The Post this week,“you understand that’s the way it happens in Washington.”
WOW

Bronx, NY

#1014427 Oct 30, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
the Dems were racists when they were the conservatives.
seems things have changed. just ask the black folks. or those who don't want blacks to vote.
THE AMERICAN HISTORY BOOKS SAYS DEMOCRATS were slave holders democrats started the KKK Democrats did all the MOST EVIL THINGS THAT COULD BE DONE TO A HUMAN BEING WERE DONE BY DEMOCRATS so your BIGOTRY AND BRUTALITY IS WELL DOCUMENTED IN AMERICAN HISTORY SHOW wher one REPUBLICAN ever LYNCHED A BLACK MAN thats the HISTORY OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY ASK THE Till FAMILY
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1014428 Oct 30, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
the Dems were racists when they were the conservatives.
seems things have changed. just ask the black folks. or those who don't want blacks to vote.
Touche!

The Republicans are grilling Sebelius on the healthcare bill; Rep. Shimkus of IL; red faced and demanding to know which insurance companies on the exchange will cover abortion!
That's what it's all about, all the time, that's all they have in their heads. Denying womens rights.
WOW

Bronx, NY

#1014429 Oct 30, 2013
Republicans and increasingly Democrats, as both parties are dependent on the same sources of campaign contributions, blame “entitlements.” By entitlements they mean welfare.

In fact, entitlements consist of Social Security and Medicare. Entitlements are funded by the payroll tax, approximately 15% of payroll. The fact that a person pays the payroll tax all his working life is why the person is entitled to Social Security and Medicare if they live to retirement age. Welfare, such as food stamps and housing subsidies, are a small part of the federal budget and are not entitlements.

Every since President Reagan was betrayed three decades ago by Alan Greenspan and David Stockman, both of whom sold out to Wall Street and raised the Social Security payroll tax above what was needed to pay Social Security benefits in order to protect Wall Street’s stock and bond portfolios from exaggerated deficit fears, Social Security payroll tax revenues have exceeded Social Security payments. As of today, Social Security revenues exceed payments to beneficiaries by an accumulated $2 trillion. The money was used by the federal government to pay for its wars and other spending programs. The Social Security Trust Fund holds non-marketable IOUs from the Treasury. These IOUs can only be made good from an excess of tax revenues over expenditures or by the Treasury selling $2 trillion in bonds, notes, and bills and paying off its IOUs to the Social Security Trust Fund. This is not going to happen.

The Federal Reserve could not care less about the US population. The Fed was established for the purpose of protecting and aiding banks. Currently, the Fed, as if America were a Banana Republic which America appears to be becoming, is printing one thousand billion dollars per year in order to support the banks and to finance the federal deficit.

This is bad news for Americans, as it means that their fiat money is being created at a far greater rate than the demand for the dollar. The implication for our future is a drop in the dollar’s value. As there are no jobs, a drop in the dollar’s value means high inflation on top of unemployment and double the misery of the Great Depression.

ONE TEAM WE ARE WATCHING THE GLOBETROTTERS and the GENERALS

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#1014430 Oct 30, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
That is the dumbest pile of crap I've ever read. Dumber than Dumbwaiter's crap.
considering they call you dumbass Dave for a reason, your opinion really doesn't matter.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1014431 Oct 30, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
<quoted text>
In this current ekernomic economy...that's probably not much more than an annual fwee helping of borscht and BS gruel, at yew nearest local gulag counter.
(AFTER yew've spent hours cleaning the place first-comrade!)
tic tic tic....get ready for total meltdown.

Where do you work Flo?
WOW

Bronx, NY

#1014432 Oct 30, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
"Dukes of Hazzard stuff"; what the hell does that mean? What does it matter if they were white or black? The old guy shot into a car full of people because he is a typical road rage old guy who was itching to use his gun to make himself look significant.
He was guilty and is a danger to society.
We see this happen often here; angry old men trying to run bikers off the road; they're mad that they have to share the road with young people.
They start fights in grocery stores, parking lots etc; it's a sense of entitlement or something. Combine that rage with a gun and it's a nightmare.
Liberal Racists Bigot lily too early for your liberal BIGOTRY

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1014433 Oct 30, 2013
130,000 jobs greated last week. The economy is on fire! LMAO!!!! Just pitiful! PITIFUL!!!!!

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