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
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1014479 Oct 30, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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Got news for YOU. European countries aren't that big and they already tried the social medicine route. They're doing a U-turn at the end of a dead end street.
Do you know about an unknown population explosion in the United States since the 1990s? Because Clinton, after successfully following the lead of his Republican Congress, even announced that the "era of big government is over". And we were doing just fine then. All of us.
Lowering the costs of health care by competition in the free market and tort reform and other common sense, cost-free solutions was the solution.
This administration simply did not want a good crisis to go to waste so they could fundamentally transform this nation.
Welcome to the Dumb and Dumber US of A. Which one are you?
So, now you speak for all Europeans! Tell us which countries are going to completely change their healthcare systems to one like ours? You're insane. Our system sucks Carol, it always has.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1014480 Oct 30, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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So what was Billos big revelation last night?
Fundamentally is such an overused word; it should be banned.
This president seemed to love that word back in 2008. Can't count the number of times he said it in the context of "transforming this great nation".

Problem is, you and the majority never questioned what he wanted to "transform" us into.

Now you're finding out the hard way. At least the liberal media is finally starting to wipe the stardust from their eyes.
Laney F

New York, NY

#1014481 Oct 30, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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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.
That must explain why the Obama administration is still pushing lending institutions to give home mortgages to unqualified minorities in the name of "fairness." Failure is a key ingredient in Obama's policies.

Obama administration pushes banks to make home loans to people with weaker credit
April 2013

The Obama administration is engaged in a broad push to make more home loans available to people with weaker credit, an effort that officials say will help power the economic recovery but that skeptics say could open the door to the risky lending that caused the housing crash in the first place.

President Obama’s economic advisers and outside experts say the nation’s much-celebrated housing rebound is leaving too many people behind, including young people looking to buy their first homes and individuals with credit records weakened by the recession.

In response, administration officials say they are working to get banks to lend to a wider range of borrowers by taking advantage of taxpayer-backed programs — including those offered by the Federal Housing Administration — that insure home loans against default.

Housing officials are urging the Justice Department to provide assurances to banks, which have become increasingly cautious, that they will not face legal or financial recriminations if they make loans to riskier borrowers who meet government standards but later default.

Officials are also encouraging lenders to use more subjective judgment in determining whether to offer a loan and are seeking to make it easier for people who owe more than their properties are worth to refinance at today’s low interest rates, among other steps.

Obama pledged in his State of the Union address to do more to make sure more Americans can enjoy the benefits of the housing recovery, but critics say encouraging banks to lend as broadly as the administration hopes will sow the seeds of another housing disaster and endanger taxpayer dollars.

“If that were to come to pass, that would open the floodgates to highly excessive risk and would send us right back on the same path we were just trying to recover from,” said Ed Pinto, a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and former top executive at mortgage giant Fannie Mae.

Administration officials say they are looking only to allay unnecessary hesi­ta­tion among banks and encourage safe lending to borrowers who have the financial wherewithal to pay.

“There’s always a tension that you have to take seriously between providing clarity and rules of the road and not giving any opportunity to restart the kind of irresponsible lending that we saw in the mid-2000s,” said a senior administration official who was not authorized to speak on the record.

http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2013-04-02...

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1014482 Oct 30, 2013
The economy has lost more than 2.5 million jobs in the current recession, which began in December 2007, far surpassing the previous two recessions, and just below the 2.7 million jobs lost in the 1981-1982 recession, which had the deepest unemployment in the 70-year history of the report.

Obama declares he's running for president
POSTED: 1:32 p.m. EDT, May 2, 2007

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois (CNN)-- Sen. Barack Obama stood before a cheering crowd in his home state Saturday and announced he will seek the 2008 Democratic nomination for president.

Invoking the memory of fellow Illinoisan and the 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, the first-term senator addressed thousands packed into the Springfield, Illinois, town square on a chilly day in America's heartland.

Coincidence? I din't think so!!!
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1014483 Oct 30, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Take this "oppertunity" to gfy
Looks like Lily has given herself another vodka enema!!!!!
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1014484 Oct 30, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
Tom DeLay: I’m back and I’m on a mission from God
Former U.S. House Majority Leader Rep. Tom DeLay (R-TX) told a group of tea party Republicans last week that he has been contacted by God and told to lead a “Constitutional revival.”
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/10/29/tom-del...
Looks like Lily has given herself another vodka enema!!!!

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#1014485 Oct 30, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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So what was Billos big revelation last night?
Fundamentally is such an overused word; it should be banned.
Oh...and the big revelation wasn't anything we didn't already know.

The Obama administration is unraveling before our very eyes and his signature legislation that was upheld by the Supreme Court on faulty reasoning will be our undoing.

Same-o, same-o.

Since: Aug 13

Bozeman, MT

#1014486 Oct 30, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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A lot of us saw it coming.
It wasn't hard to see it coming.
Obama didn't care it was coming.
Like the 2 million who lost their insurance and are being forced to pay more - and it's only just beginning - there's bound to be collateral damage in fundamentally transforming a nation.
Doncha know.
The 2 million that will soon become 5, then 7...

But, according to the cowards in power, these millions are "red herrings". The really don't exist.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1014487 Oct 30, 2013
Bill Maher to Piers Morgan: Women will ensure Obamacare won’t fail

Maher said women are driving the program’s popularity and would be the eventual reason it succeeds.

“Yes, young men do not want to sign up because they think they’re invincible,” Maher said.“Women get it because women are a little more complicated. You know, they want contraception, they want breast exams (and) they’re a little smarter about that, too. They don’t think they’re invincible.”

He said the program would become even more popular because Americans want health care coverage.

“It’s a life and death issue, and again, it was there, it was created because people were dying and the country was going broke,” Maher said.“It was going to be a rocky birth, but it’s not going to fail.”

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/10/30/bill-ma...
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1014488 Oct 30, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Meltdowntic in progresstic
Looks like Lily has given herself another vodka enema!!!!
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1014489 Oct 30, 2013
Grampy wrote:
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Why does Obama hate the United States of America?
Why do reich wing nuts hate the United States of America and still stay?
Laney F

New York, NY

#1014490 Oct 30, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>and anal and possibly hand holding in public
There goes Obama's relations with Putin. Is there a Plan B in that "flexibility?"
Laney F

New York, NY

#1014491 Oct 30, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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This president seemed to love that word back in 2008. Can't count the number of times he said it in the context of "transforming this great nation".
Problem is, you and the majority never questioned what he wanted to "transform" us into.
Now you're finding out the hard way. At least the liberal media is finally starting to wipe the stardust from their eyes.
I know. I couldn't believe the front page of todays New York Times. It must have been a case of accidental reporting.
beldar conehead

Norman, OK

#1014492 Oct 30, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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So, now you speak for all Europeans! Tell us which countries are going to completely change their healthcare systems to one like ours? You're insane. Our system sucks Carol, it always has.
Get in your car...
Start it....
Go to 7/11 and buy mass quantities of beer...
Drive into your garage...
Rev the engine...
Suck in vast quantities of the air surrounding you...
Problem solved!
forks_make_us_fa t

Norman, OK

#1014494 Oct 30, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Why do reich wing nuts hate the United States of America and still stay?
Looks like 'yeah' has given herself another marijuana enema!
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1014495 Oct 30, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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To ReTHUGS everything is Obama's fault. That won't change. They have had lots of practice making up phony scandals (IRS, Benghazi, AP). It's what they do to survive when their world is falling apart around them.
Just watch, Isaa will call for yet another trip down a rabbit's hole and, just like gun running, he won't look at anything prior to 2009. And, once again, the investigation will lead no where.
Problem is, they have cried "wolf" so often that no one pays any attention to them.
Oh I'm sure Issa is going down the hole not for the people's sake, but for his.

He's lost so much face and people's interest in the things he's politically advocating for that he has nowhere to go but up!

What's great about these idiots trying to 'expose' things is it nearly always shows how the issues they're claiming aren't really issues at all... or are manufactured by THEM, such as the debt ceiling.

I'm watching to see how Virginia turns out. Should be interesting if they're a barometer for next year!
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1014496 Oct 30, 2013
Ted Cruz advises Trayvon Martin’s mom to just chill and take one for Team Black

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/10/29/ted-cru...

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#1014497 Oct 30, 2013
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>Sweet. Remember when we were losing 900,000 a week during the Bush years. No one said it's on fire, but adding is better than losing. With all the negative press(Fox) and half the country(rightwingers) wanting the U.S. to fail it's amazing 1 job was created.
"You just can't hold back the American people no matter how hard you try rightwingers!" - Homer 2016
you are right, realtime is a no one.

Since: May 11

Chambersburg, PA

#1014498 Oct 30, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> 750,000 Homer and it was one month. Wonder which one it was? Oh that's right! It was the month Obama was sworn in. A coincidence? I don't think so!!!!!
Worst year for jobs since '45
Annual loss biggest since end of World War II. Unemployment rate rises to 7.2%.
By David Goldman, CNNMoney.com staff writer
Last Updated: January 9, 2009: 12:11 PM ET
NEW YORK ( CNNMoney.com )-- The hemorrhaging of American jobs accelerated at a record pace at the end of 2008, bringing the year's total job losses to 2.6 million or the highest level in more than six decades.
A sobering U.S. Labor Department jobs report Friday showed the economy lost 524,000 jobs in December and 1.9 million in the year's final four months, after the credit crisis began in September.
Gee I wonder what was about to happen in the last quarter of 2008?
Here we have Flacktatd having the audacity to blame Obama for 750,000 lost jobs in January of 2009.

My God Flack. You really re this stupid.

I have news, Flack,. George W Bush was President in 2008. Not Barack Obamas.

George W Bush was President when the worst recession in 80 years started 4th quarter of 2007.

George W Bush was President when Housing collapsed

George W Bush was President when we experience a near financial meltdown.

George W Bush was President when the debt was doubled.

All of these things brought about job losses.

But, Flack says its all Obama's fault.

More proof on what kind of idiot Flack is.

My God people, have you no shame?
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1014499 Oct 30, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Why do reich wing nuts hate the United States of America and still stay?
They like Medicare

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