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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Child taken from womb by social services
Exclusive: Essex social services have obtained a court order against a woman that allowed her to be forcibly sedated and for her child to be taken from her womb by caesarean section

The case has developed into an international legal row, with lawyers for the woman describing it as “unprecedented”
A pregnant woman has had her baby forcibly removed by caesarean section by social workers.
Essex social services obtained a High Court order against the woman that allowed her to be forcibly sedated and her child to be taken from her womb.
• Torment of woman who had baby taken from womb
• Child taken from womb by social services:'It's not always wrong'
The council said it was acting in the best interests of the woman, an Italian who was in Britain on a work trip, because she had suffered a mental breakdown.
The baby girl, now 15 months old, is still in the care of social services, who are refusing to give her back to the mother, even though she claims to have made a full recovery.
The case has developed into an international legal row, with lawyers for the woman describing it as “unprecedented”.
They claim that even if the council had been acting in the woman’s best interests, officials should have consulted her family beforehand and also involved Italian social services, who would be better-placed to look after the child.
Brendan Fleming, the woman’s British lawyer, told The Sunday Telegraph:“I have never heard of anything like this in all my 40 years in the job.
“I can understand if someone is very ill that they may not be able to consent to a medical procedure, but a forced caesarean is unprecedented.
“If there were concerns about the care of this child by an Italian mother, then the better plan would have been for the authorities here to have notified social services in Italy and for the child to have been taken back there.”
The case, reported by Christopher Booker in his column in The Sunday Telegraph, raises fresh questions about the extent of social workers’ powers.
It will be raised in Parliament this week by John Hemming, a Liberal Democrat MP. He chairs the Public Family Law Reform Coordinating Campaign, which wants reform and greater openness in court proceedings involving family matters.
He said:“I have seen a number of cases of abuses of people’s rights in the family courts, but this has to be one of the more extreme.
“It involves the Court of Protection authorising a caesarean section without the person concerned being made aware of what was proposed. I worry about the way these decisions about a person’s mental capacity are being taken without any apparent concern as to the effect on the individual being affected.”
The woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is an Italian national who come to Britain in July last year to attend a training course with an airline at Stansted Airport in Essex.
She suffered a panic attack, which her relations believe was due to her failure to take regular medication for an existing bipolar condition.
She called the police, who became concerned for her well-being and took her to a hospital, which she then realised was a psychiatric facility.
She has told her lawyers that when she said she wanted to return to her hotel, she was restrained and sectioned under the Mental Health Act.
Meanwhile, Essex social services obtained a High Court order in August 2012 for the birth “to be enforced by way of caesarean section”, according to legal documents seen by this newspaper.
The woman, who says she was kept in the dark about the proceedings, says that after five weeks in the ward she was forcibly sedated. When she woke up she was told that the child had been delivered by C-section and taken into care.
In February, the mother, who had gone back to Italy, returned to Britain to request the return of her daughter at a hearing at Chelmsford Crown Court.
telegraph.co.uk
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more right wing 'I'm not the racist you are!'
any idea of when the black folks will buy into that right wing deflection?
sonicfloater loves the race card
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Correct. Obama is responsible for creating a "47%" that is more dependent on government than ever before. He's responsible for demonizing the successful and creating a massive number of people who hate those who have worked harder and have earned more.
"I mean, I do think at a certain point you've made enough money."
Every person who talks and writes about politics gets stuff wrong. I’ve gotten my fair share wrong. But what I think I got most wrong in Campaign 2012 was the damage Mitt Romney’s “47%” remark would do to him.

It may seem obvious, but bear with me.

Mitt Romney was talking off the cuff to a supposedly off the record group of donors and muddled several data points together, ultimately telling the tale of the 47% who won’t vote for him for any reason. He was referencing the 47% who don’t pay taxes and interwove it with a 47% of locked in Obama support. The statement was a mess.

I didn’t think Mitt Romney would be as hurt by the statement as he was because I assumed Romney had misspoken in an off the cuff way. I assumed Romney would clarify that he knew many of those who have government assistance did not actually want the assistance, but needed it. I assumed he’d make the case that he’d help those people get off the government dole and back into work.

In other words, I assumed Romney believed what I believe — many of those people are good people who fell on hard times and are not of the same class of people who will vote for Barack Obama for free stuff. I was absolutely wrong. Romney not only believes completely what he said as he said it, he reinforced it with his post election analysis of his defeat blaming gifts to various classes of people. If that was true, as Newt Gingrich pointed out, Romney had plenty to gift to plenty strapped to the back of marching elephants.

Note to Mitt Romney: really, it’s you, not them. Seriously.

http://www.redstate.com/2012/11/20/ronald-rea...

seems you nutjobs have yet to figure out that part of that 47% votes Republican. or at least they did.
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<quoted text> sonicfloater loves the race card
yes, according to right wing procedure, anyone who points out right wing racism is a racist.

though another fail with the black folks.
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And before I go hear some bluegrass.
Floating tax haven for the rich; the idea sails again
CNBC
The "Freedom Ship International," a one-mile long, 25-story tall behemoth, pictured in the artist's rendering above, is out looking for funding.
The idea of a floating island for the rich seems to bubble up every year or so.
There was the project called the "WHY 58X38," a 10,000-square-foot motorized island announced in 2010 that could rove around the world with its own beach and pool. Then there was "Utopia," the 200-foot-tall "floating city" that had its own restaurants, shops, and homes.
Then there's the Seasteading Institute, a group founded with billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel that hoped to launch a "visa-free" ship for tech workers by 2014.
So far, none has become a reality. But that hasn't stopped the biggest-ever idea for a floating city from ascending back into the limelight.
The "Freedom Ship International," a one-mile long, 25-story tall behemoth, pictured in the artist's rendering above, is out looking for funding. The Freedom Ship could house 50,000 to 80,000 people and would have its own casino, hotel, shopping malls and apartments.
The directors say the $10 billion project needs at least $1 billion in funding to get off the ground.
While media curiosity remains high, the company has yet to secure any real financing. Roger M. Gooch, the marketing chief and a director of Freedom Ship International, said he thinks the company has "maybe a 25 percent" chance of getting enough funding to start construction.
"It's an unproven concept and would have to be heavily capitalized, so potential venture capitalists need to be very forward thinking and visionary to invest," Gooch said. The company would also be happy to partner with an engineering or maritime firm that had more experience in building large vessels, he said.
Gooch is a veteran of the insurance industry and another partner is a former FBI official. The project was first floated in the late 1990s, but was tabled during the recession. Now, Gooch said, "we decided to see if there was interest. And clearly there is."
Consumers looking to buy homes or operate businesses on the Freedom Ship have barraged him with emails.
Some have accused Freedom Ship of being the ultimate tax haven for the rich. Gooch said the ship would look for a favorable registering country, probably not the U.S. It would never actually dock in any country and would circumnavigate the globe every two years powered by solar and wave energy.
Gooch said the project is not "elitist," like "The World" cruise ship or other massive luxury cruise-liners. He said some units on the ship will rent for only $50,000 for two weeks—while the large luxury units could sell for more than $7 million.
"This is an autonomous, self-supporting city on a water-born platform," Gooch said. "It's not a modified conventional cruise-ship for elitists."
Of course, right now, Freedom Ship is more of a fun series of renderings than an economic reality.
—By CNBC's Robert Frank. Follow him on Twitter @robtfrank.
Maybe it can be 3-D printed Flacko__just trying to look on the bright side here.

So along those lines, what do you think about an "at sea" floating abortion clinic? One with no rules or regs whatsoever?

A few years back a few guys ran a floating brothel out of Port Canaveral and for a week or two it was quite busy__the cruise ship owners, Disney and such, quickly put a stop to that sht.
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who cares???...
i sure don't since i won't be voting for a right wing nutjob.

much like the black folks.
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Child taken from womb by social services
Exclusive: Essex social services have obtained a court order against a woman that allowed her to be forcibly sedated and for her child to be taken from her womb by caesarean section
The case has developed into an international legal row, with lawyers for the woman describing it as “unprecedented”
A pregnant woman has had her baby forcibly removed by caesarean section by social workers.
Essex social services obtained a High Court order against the woman that allowed her to be forcibly sedated and her child to be taken from her womb.
• Torment of woman who had baby taken from womb
• Child taken from womb by social services:'It's not always wrong'
The council said it was acting in the best interests of the woman, an Italian who was in Britain on a work trip, because she had suffered a mental breakdown.
The baby girl, now 15 months old, is still in the care of social services, who are refusing to give her back to the mother, even though she claims to have made a full recovery.
The case has developed into an international legal row, with lawyers for the woman describing it as “unprecedented”.
They claim that even if the council had been acting in the woman’s best interests, officials should have consulted her family beforehand and also involved Italian social services, who would be better-placed to look after the child.
Brendan Fleming, the woman’s British lawyer, told The Sunday Telegraph:“I have never heard of anything like this in all my 40 years in the job.
“I can understand if someone is very ill that they may not be able to consent to a medical procedure, but a forced caesarean is unprecedented.
“If there were concerns about the care of this child by an Italian mother, then the better plan would have been for the authorities here to have notified social services in Italy and for the child to have been taken back there.”
The case, reported by Christopher Booker in his column in The Sunday Telegraph, raises fresh questions about the extent of social workers’ powers.
It will be raised in Parliament this week by John Hemming, a Liberal Democrat MP. He chairs the Public Family Law Reform Coordinating Campaign, which wants reform and greater openness in court proceedings involving family matters.
He said:“I have seen a number of cases of abuses of people’s rights in the family courts, but this has to be one of the more extreme.
“It involves the Court of Protection authorising a caesarean section without the person concerned being made aware of what was proposed. I worry about the way these decisions about a person’s mental capacity are being taken without any apparent concern as to the effect on the individual being affected.”
The woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is an Italian national who come to Britain in July last year to attend a training course with an airline at Stansted Airport in Essex.
She suffered a panic attack, which her relations believe was due to her failure to take regular medication for an existing bipolar condition.
She called the police, who became concerned for her well-being and took her to a hospital, which she then realised was a psychiatric facility.
She has told her lawyers that when she said she wanted to return to her hotel, she was restrained and sectioned under the Mental Health Act.
Meanwhile, Essex social services obtained a High Court order in August 2012 for the birth “to be enforced by way of caesarean section”, according to legal documents seen by this newspaper.
The woman, who says she was kept in the dark about the proceedings, says that after five weeks in the ward she was forcibly sedated. When she woke up she was told that the child had been delivered by C-section and taken into care.
In February, the mother, who had gone back to Italy, returned to Britain to request the return of her daughter at a hearing at Chelmsford Crown Court.
telegraph.co.uk
Clearly Obama, Reid and Pelosi's fault eh?
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FCC chief: Reagan could be proud of 'Obamaphone' program

Conservative critics have claimed the FCC's Lifeline program is a wasteful government handout and referred to it as the "Obamaphone" program.

"Here’s the truth. The Lifeline program long predates the current administration," Clyburn said in the speech at the New America Foundation. "It was actually created during the Reagan administration, so let's give credit where credit is due. The Lifeline program is a legacy President Reagan could be proud of."

Congress first enacted the Lifeline program in 1985, and the FCC expanded the program to cover cellphone service in 2005 during the George W. Bush administration.

http://thehill.com/blogs/hillicon-valley/tech...

you cons always blame Obama for what Bush did.
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so i guess he should've taken the white way out...shoot the mofo.
...call the wrong person a mofo and you might join Traygone...
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FCC chief: Reagan could be proud of 'Obamaphone' program
Conservative critics have claimed the FCC's Lifeline program is a wasteful government handout and referred to it as the "Obamaphone" program.
"Here’s the truth. The Lifeline program long predates the current administration," Clyburn said in the speech at the New America Foundation. "It was actually created during the Reagan administration, so let's give credit where credit is due. The Lifeline program is a legacy President Reagan could be proud of."
Congress first enacted the Lifeline program in 1985, and the FCC expanded the program to cover cellphone service in 2005 during the George W. Bush administration.
http://thehill.com/blogs/hillicon-valley/tech...
you cons always blame Obama for what Bush did.
ObamaPhones are not "lifeline" service...

doesn't matter who started it....
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yes, according to right wing procedure, anyone who points out right wing racism is a racist.
though another fail with the black folks.
sonicfloater be floatin its race card up da wrong ghettocanal. You gots to be floatin down ole lily bocavodka canal. she done loves dat race card.
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FCC chief: Reagan could be proud of 'Obamaphone' program
Conservative critics have claimed the FCC's Lifeline program is a wasteful government handout and referred to it as the "Obamaphone" program.
"Here’s the truth. The Lifeline program long predates the current administration," Clyburn said in the speech at the New America Foundation. "It was actually created during the Reagan administration, so let's give credit where credit is due. The Lifeline program is a legacy President Reagan could be proud of."
Congress first enacted the Lifeline program in 1985, and the FCC expanded the program to cover cellphone service in 2005 during the George W. Bush administration.
http://thehill.com/blogs/hillicon-valley/tech...
you cons always blame Obama for what Bush did.
And if memory serves it was Reagan who gave us the EITC, one of the most costly and abused programs in US history.

And he called it one of his proudest achievements.

Hah__now there was a great leader.

LMAO

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Trayvon is dead because he wore a hoodie. so your idea of ok seems to be a bit out of whack.
but then if the cops had shot the guy they could have pleaded self defense and got away with it. so there is that.
Trayvon is dead because he wore a hoodie in the commission of a crime just like perhaps 100's of thousands of Magic Negro sons do.

So what's your point again?
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ObamaPhones are not "lifeline" service...
doesn't matter who started it....
Yes they are dummy__perhaps you should take a few moments away from this thread and let google be your guide.
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Trayvon is dead because he wore a hoodie in the commission of a crime just like perhaps 100's of thousands of Magic Negro sons do.
So what's your point again?
crime?

ignoring the idiot who had no right to bother him was not a crime.
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<quoted text>And if memory serves it was Reagan who gave us the EITC, one of the most costly and abused programs in US history.
And he called it one of his proudest achievements.
Hah__now there was a great leader.
LMAO
agreed...Obama should end the EITC...
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John Galt wrote:
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...call the wrong person a mofo and you might join Traygone...
another right winger buying into the 'only conservatives own guns' myth.

so i'm not too worried about calling some white racist a mofo.
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Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) will continue his push to loosen the state's child labor laws in the new year, arguing that 12-year-old children should not be restricted from working and learning life skills.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/02/chil...

no surprise. he's talking about kids who've already been born, so.....
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Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Yes they are dummy__perhaps you should take a few moments away from this thread and let google be your guide.
250 minutes per month is hardly "lifeline" service...
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crime?
ignoring the idiot who had no right to bother him was not a crime.
assault...

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