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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Since: Aug 13

Bozeman, MT

#1044420 Dec 18, 2013
Lisa wrote:
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Gaybangers already pulled the boycott Chik-Fil-A and how did that turn out? LOL. Go ahead and boycott and see if their ratings don't go higher than they already are...
Willie Robertson for any political office he would like to run for at least he understands how to have a successful company, understands what family values are, and isn't afraid to stand for something!
The leftists will stutter and "yeah, but" when they find out the Robertson's adopted a biracial (a brown baby for those of you in Missoula) child 11 years ago.

"[E]ven if the show ended tomorrow, the [redneck, hillbilly] Robertsons will be just fine as the family's hunter aid business will net them around $45 million this year alone."

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-...
A thought

Hoffman Estates, IL

#1044421 Dec 18, 2013
Excellent posts!
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#1044422 Dec 18, 2013
Lisa wrote:
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Gaybangers already pulled the boycott Chik-Fil-A and how did that turn out? LOL. Go ahead and boycott and see if their ratings don't go higher than they already are...
Willie Robertson for any political office he would like to run for at least he understands how to have a successful company, understands what family values are, and isn't afraid to stand for something!
here's how it turned out.....

"Going forward, our intent is to leave the policy debate over same-sex marriage to the government and political arena."

http://media.chick-fil-a.com/Media/PDF/LGBT-s...
NuculurVodkaOpti on

Palm Coast, FL

#1044423 Dec 18, 2013
Emeem wrote:
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Millions of Americans without health insurance and Galt claims "..the medical system is working fine…".
Translation, "The medical system is working fine for me, fck everyone else".
That's actually the Obama Translation ... "Lie of the Year"!
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1044424 Dec 18, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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India, home of the double standard.
Well, it's an interesting story however, this outrage and claim of diplomatic immunity speaks to the caste system wherein only the poor in India are treated this way. She doesn't have diplomatic immunity regarding our laws of employment. Apparently the maid went missing in June and hired a lawyer. I do think that $250,000 bond is excessive though.
She lied on the visa application saying she is paying her $4500 a month and she was paying her $500 or so a month.
This diplomatic immunity thing is weird anyway; you should still have to abide by the laws of the country you're in.
NuculurVodkaOpti on

Palm Coast, FL

#1044425 Dec 18, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Hi Killer,
You keep posting this stupidity for a reason? 2013 is over dummy
lily believes in toasting in the New Year earlier than non-alcoholics

Since: Aug 13

Bozeman, MT

#1044426 Dec 18, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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no ducks? no point.
Who said "no ducks?"
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1044427 Dec 18, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>We had the Saudi princess here, attending UCF who enjoyed beating the sht out of her slave girl__she left on the Bin Laden flight though. Prior we had Fahd, King Faisal's kid who had the top two floors at the Royal Plaza (Disney) and brought dozens of servants and body guards along on the annual pilgrimage. There was violence towards the servants there also.
Good help is hard to find when you don't pay them eh?
Surprised that the Indian gal was trying to get over on US customs__truth might come out in a day or two__India is complicated with, Hindus, Moslems, Sihks and lesser known's. and all can be shifty.when it comes to money management.
They think they can do the same thing here; hold them like prisoners or slaves and pay them nothing so that they can't escape. It's disgusting. I think there's one in California that is doing time for that too.
This Indian diplomat doesn't have immunity regarding our labor laws; and she's appalled that she was arrested and treated like a criminal; only poor people in India get that treatment.
$250,000 bond seems out there though. The maid has a lawyer.
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#1044428 Dec 18, 2013
flack wrote:
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Domino's 'DomiCopter' drone can deliver two large pepperonis
Nidhi Subbaraman NBC News
June 3, 2013 at 7:18 PM ET
On a lunch break last month, a small custom-built octacopter made a 10-minute flight through the city of Guildford, outside of London. Its special cargo: two large pepperoni pizzas.
The delivery was masterminded by a T + Biscuits, an English creative agency that was hired by Domino's to test prototypes.
"We're looking at making flying pizzas a possibility," Tom Hatton, Master Brewer and founder of T + Biscuits, told NBC News.
A pizza delivering drone smells deliciously similar to the fabled TacoCopter — a taco delivery app which, to the Internet's disappointment, ended up being just a concept design — but Hatton insists the "DomiCopter" is the real deal. "We're serious about it," he said.
Still, don't hold your breath for a local copter-powered delivery system coming anytime soon. The daily business of T + Biscuits has more to do with mobile apps than logistics and safety regulations, and while the video certainly demonstrates that the pizzas did fly, the firm and its client likely did it more for publicity than for revolutionizing the delivery game, at least for now
I read it and it likely was for publicity as the article clearly stated.__it won't happen in your lifetime Flacko__it won't replace ground delivery because it can't, so what's the point of having a ten thousand dollar plus drone investment and a qualified operator and still have to have ground delivery.

Get a mental picture of a few pizza delivery drones flying near your local Navy base. Hah!

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Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1044429 Dec 18, 2013
UPS researching delivery drones that could compete with Amazon's Prime Air
Flying parcel-carriers are the next logical frontier for delivery companies
By Ben Popper on December 3, 2013 08:29 am

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Amazon made headlines Sunday night when it announced it was working on small drones that could someday deliver customers packages in half an hour or less. But the e-commerce giant isn’t the only company researching how to harness the potential of small unmanned aircraft: The Verge has learned that the world's largest parcel service, UPS, has been experimenting with its own version of flying parcel carriers.

"THE COMMERCIAL USE OF DRONES IS AN INTERESTING TECHNOLOGY."

Sources familiar with the company’s plans say it has been testing and evaluating different approaches to drone delivery. Asked for a comment, a company spokesman said that, "The commercial use of drones is an interesting technology and we’ll continue to evaluate it. UPS invests more in technology than any other company in the delivery business, and we’re always planning for the future."

In some ways, say industry experts, this is no surprise. "I would be shocked if a company like UPS wasn’t considering this," says Ryan Calo, a law professor specializing in drones and robotics. "If you want to compete in logistics and delivery, drones and unmanned robots have to be part of the conversation about where things are headed."

"I WOULD BE SHOCKED IF A COMPANY LIKE UPS WASN’T CONSIDERING THIS."

So far UPS has kept quiet about its plans, perhaps because any drone delivery project is years away from being legal and operational. For Jeff Bezos, on the other hand — who admitted that his drone fleet probably won’t be available for some time— the news was perfectly timed to hit on Cyber Monday, driving tons of free publicity to Amazon on the biggest online shopping day of the year.

UPS has a number of different ways it might utilize drones. It could offer something similar to Amazon’s Prime Air, or it might use them to help move packages around its own warehouses. Calo was skeptical of the video offered up by Amazon, where a drone drops off a package in a family’s suburban driveway. "I think from both a tech and a policy perspective, delivering to consumers in residential areas is going to be tough thing to accomplish any time soon," says Calo. "But a company like UPS could use drones to bring packages quickly and cheaply from a major airport or city to pick-up centers in more remote locations, speeding up delivery for a lot of customers."

"GPS COORDINATES ALONE WON’T CUT IT IF YOU GOT A CAR OR SOME KIDS IN THE DRIVEWAY."

Others in the industry are more bullish on how quickly a drone delivery service could be up and running. According to Colin Guinn, the North American CEO for the drone manufacturer DJI, "A company like Amazon or UPS could have a safe, operational fleet in 18-24 months," he tells The Verge. "What we need in terms of tech is improved object detection and avoidance, because GPS coordinates alone won’t cut it if you got a car or some kids in the driveway."

FedEx founder Fred Smith has spoken repeatedly about his desire to move to a fleet of unmanned aircraft, something he believes could generate major cost savings. The impediment so far has been regulators. "We have all this stuff working in the lab right now, we don’t need to reinvent the wheel," remarks Guinn. "We need a set of rules from the FAA. It’s just a matter of getting the laws in place so companies can begin building to those specifications and doing some real field testing."
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1044430 Dec 18, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
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here's how it turned out.....
"Going forward, our intent is to leave the policy debate over same-sex marriage to the government and political arena."
http://media.chick-fil-a.com/Media/PDF/LGBT-s...
President Obama is sending Billie Jean King to Russia!! Love it.

Since: May 13

Location hidden

#1044431 Dec 18, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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no point discussing the subject with someone unable to separate medical care from Socialism...
ObamaKKKare is welfare, not insurance...
When are you going to admit you participate in socialism/Medicare? You probably haven't worked enough hours to participate in the other socialist program, Social Security.
RUSH10ME

Irvington, VA

#1044432 Dec 18, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>We had the Saudi princess here, attending UCF who enjoyed beating the sht out of her slave girl__she left on the Bin Laden flight though. Prior we had Fahd, King Faisal's kid who had the top two floors at the Royal Plaza (Disney) and brought dozens of servants and body guards along on the annual pilgrimage. There was violence towards the servants there also.
Good help is hard to find when you don't pay them eh?
Surprised that the Indian gal was trying to get over on US customs__truth might come out in a day or two__India is complicated with, Hindus, Moslems, Sihks and lesser known's. and all can be shifty.when it comes to money management.
If you replaced the word "India" with "the obama administration" your last words of the post would be more believable !
NuculurVodkaOpti on

Palm Coast, FL

#1044433 Dec 18, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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He said "listen up phuckface"; and you responded!!!
lily's alcoholic meltdown continues, complete with her "mofo" dirtmouth
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#1044434 Dec 18, 2013
Ray Donovan wrote:
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Who said "no ducks?"
is it all about duck hunting? and nothing else?

Since: May 13

Location hidden

#1044435 Dec 18, 2013
NuculurVodkaOption wrote:
<quoted text> That's actually the Obama Translation ... "Lie of the Year"!
That "lie" helped secure health care for millions of Americans, much preferred to your idol's lie about WMD's that resulted in the death of thousands of American troops.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#1044437 Dec 18, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Galt recently bought two items on-line (lighting ballast and garage door remote) for about one-third of what local stores charge....
how can these people survive???
lol! I bet it said Made in China!!!

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#1044438 Dec 18, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Homer claims blacks lack the ability to survive on their own in tough times....
...racist pig...
they also claim blacks are to stupid to get a free voter id.

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Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1044439 Dec 18, 2013
Polygamy supporters pleased that parts of Utah law are struck down
The district judge's ruling on a lawsuit filed by Kody Brown of TV's 'Sister Wives' effectively decriminalizes plural marriage in Utah. State officials might appeal the ruling.
By John M. Glionna
December 17, 2013, 10:49 p.m.
LAS VEGAS — Advocates for so-called plural marriages are applauding a ruling by a U.S. District Court judge that struck down key segments of Utah's anti-polygamy law, saying they violated constitutional rights to privacy and religious freedom.
In a 91-page decision issued Friday, Judge Clark Waddoups effectively decriminalized polygamy in Utah, ruling that a central phrase in the state's law forbidding cohabitation with another person violated the 1st and 14th amendments.
The ruling, which distinguishes between polygamy and bigamy, was the result of a lawsuit filed in 2011 by Kody Brown, star of the reality series "Sister Wives," now in its fourth season on cable TV's TLC. Brown has four "wives" — who together have 17 children — but is legally married only to his first, Meri Brown.
Proponents say polygamist cohabitation among fundamentalist Mormons traditionally involves one marriage certificate; any additional wives represent religion-based relationships that are protected under the Constitution. They say the judge's ruling has preserved laws against bigamy, which involves more than one marriage license.
Waddoups ruled that while there was no "fundamental right" to practice polygamy, the central issue was religious cohabitation, and that the language in the Utah law — "or cohabits with another person" — should be struck.
Proponents say the judge's ruling grants polygamists the same legal standing as same-sex couples.
Mark Henkel, who describes himself as a "national polygamy advocate," says Americans have a double standard when it comes to plural relationships. "Here we are in society with a TV show with Hugh Hefner with three live-in girlfriends and it's all the super buzz in Hollywood and everybody loves it. But if he was to marry them, suddenly he's a criminal. That's insane," he said. "We're just regular, normal consenting mainstream adults choosing a relationship that works for us."
Jonathan Turley, a Washington-based attorney who represents the Brown family, called the ruling a landmark.
"The importance of this decision is that for the first time in the history of the state, a plural family can publicly be what they are in private," he said. "The law required such families to live as a lie. Such Utah families had to pretend they were not a plural family to avoid investigation and prosecution."
Paul Murphy, a spokesman for the Utah attorney general's office, said state lawyers would soon decide whether to appeal the ruling. "Utah and Texas are unique in that their bigamy laws include language against cohabitation, so we don't think this ruling, if it stands, will have much nationwide significance," he said.
In a statement, Brown said he was "humbled and grateful" for the ruling: "While we know that many people do not approve of plural families, it is our family and based on our beliefs. Just as we respect the personal and religious choices of other families, we hope that in time all of our neighbors … will come to respect our own choices."

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Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1044440 Dec 18, 2013
One legal expert said Waddoups' ruling defended Americans' right to privacy. "The whole jurisprudence when it comes to privacy is not clear," said Carl Tobias, a constitutional law professor at the University of Richmond. "It's not new that someone says the state should stay out of regulating the family."
He said any appeal on the case might be heard by the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver. "I'm assuming that court might have members of the Mormon faith or those who live among them," he said. "They have a sense of the religion and what it means."
Turley said he received a call from Brown after the first episode of "Sister Wives."
"The day after the pilot ran, the prosecutors were publicly denouncing the show, saying the family was committing felonies every night on TV," he said. "The state spent two years trying to find any evidence of a crime or of abuse by this family and found none. It is as it appears on TV. It's an unconventional family, but there is no evidence of wrongdoing."
Turley filed the case in 2011 and faced lawyers for the state attorney general's office in hearings before Judge Waddoups this year. He criticized comments by political conservatives that Waddoups' ruling sullied the traditional definition of marriage.
"This really is a victory that has more to do with privacy than polygamy," he said. "Very few Americans can imagine what it's like to live in a state where family is defined by law as a criminal enterprise. These people lived under the threat that their children could be taken from them at any time."
He said members of plural relationships had the right to be left alone:
"You can't say you believe in the freedom of religion as long as it's yours. It applies to everyone or it applies to no one."

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-utah-poly...

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