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
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#1048918 Dec 28, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
can we use loony sites like dailykos?
looney sites that cite all their sources?

have at it.
No Surprize

Largo, FL

#1048919 Dec 28, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Prove it!
Post #855881:- Realtime: Sex with farm animals...

It's the culture...

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1048920 Dec 28, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Some anonymous Hillary supporters first raised the question of Obama's birthplace as a way to boost her polling numbers. Anonymous usually means someone inside the campaign and it appears that it may have been campaign manager Ken something__I forget and I'm not going to look.
But the birther movement, that continues along to this day was started by right wing scumbags.
The Rethugs have used a memo written by Hillary Clinton’s chief strategist, Mark Penn as a claim that Hillary was a "birther". It's a LIE. Nothing in PENN'S memo suggested that Obama was not born in Hawaii. He merely discussed Obama's diverse, multicultural upbringing and Repukes took it from there by claiming that Penn "implied" that Obama was born in Kenya. Sick freaks.

From Mark Penn's memo:

“All of these articles about his boyhood in Indonesia and his life in Hawaii are geared toward showing his background is diverse, multicultural and putting it in a new light,” he wrote.“Save it for 2050. It also exposes a very strong weakness for him—his roots to basic American values and culture are at best limited. I cannot imagine America electing a president during a time of war who is not at his center fundamentally American in his thinking and his values.”

“Every speech should contain the line that you were born in the middle of America to the middle class in the middle of the last century,” he advised Clinton.“And talk about the basic bargain as about [sic] the deeply American values you grew up with, learned as a child, and that drive you today.” He went on:“Let’s explicitly own ‘American’ in our programs, the speeches and the values. He doesn’t … Let’s add flag symbols to the backgrounds [of campaign events].”

According to Bloomberg, "The Republican tactic has been to make explicit what Penn intended to be merely implicit—and then carry it to its furthest extreme. Soon, the belief spread among many voters that Obama had been educated in a radical madrassa, that he was secretly a Muslim, and, finally, that he had not even been born in the U.S."

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-05-...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1048921 Dec 28, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Pretty sure I posted once about how many bathroomies I had to chase out of the restrooms at youth sports complexes.
I wasn't real mannerly about it either__and I can't remember any of them fussing with me__they just scattered knowing that they were recognized as sick fks. They know it's wrong, that's part of their attraction to cruising public restrooms hoping to "do something bad."
Those kind are everywhere Galt__hanging around in public restrooms.
Craig was lucky that he was denied a trial__he's a cream judge, someone would have recognized him and come forward__again.
Realtime apparently likes to beat up on homosexuals...

Galt has never seen such activity ever...but, then again, Galt does not frequent your pervert hangouts...

any prior acts by Craig are unproven....and inadmissable regardless....like Traygone's record....

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1048922 Dec 28, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>Forgotten Truth lose again you idiot retard Hillary Clinton is, in fact, the original "birther"... you idiot...
Michelle Obama believes Kenya is Obama's homeland you dumbass..
It's the culture....
Oh my....how to get a republican to explode: Point out the FACT that they have no proof that Hilllary Clinton was a birther. LMAO
Whatever

Gering, NE

#1048923 Dec 28, 2013
What’s really at work here is simple: Through unnecessary regulations, government has destroyed another working market, telling us what kind of energy to use regardless of cost — based solely on the green movement’s moral beliefs about what kinds of energy are “good.”

Electricity Prices Soar As Government Regulation Surges

Electricity is now one of the most regulated goods in the U.S. Thanks to the Environmental Protection Agency’s sweeping powers to regulate C02 — a power we can’t find anywhere in the Constitution — electricity is becoming a very expensive commodity.

And it’s about to get even more so. According to the Institute for Energy Research, EPA rules put in place to please environmentalists will remove 34,705 megawatts of coal-based energy capacity off our market.

Think about it: That’s equal to about 10% of what we now produce with coal being removed from the grid.

http://news.investors.com/ibd-editorials/1226...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1048924 Dec 28, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
New York Times Investigative Report Utterly Destroys Right Wing Myths About Benghazi Attack
“Fueled in large part by anger at an American-made video denigrating Islam”
The right wing narrative on the attacks against the American diplomatic mission in Benghazi is now well-established. It goes something like this:
The Obama administration lied when they initially said the attack was provoked by an American-made anti-Islam video. Actually, it was a well-planned Al Qaeda terror attack that had absolutely nothing to do with the video.
Today, an in-depth investigative report published by the New York Times explores these issues and concludes that nearly everything about this right wing narrative is wrong: A Deadly Mix in Benghazi.
There are a lot of interesting details in the article, but two points are important to note:
Islamist groups did indeed use that anti-Muslim video as a rallying point to launch the initial attack.
There's no evidence that Al Qaeda or any other international terrorist organization was involved, and no evidence of meticulous planning.
http://littlegreenfootballs.com/article/42916...
the New York Times has zero credibility...the house propaganda organ for the DemoKKKrat party...

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1048925 Dec 28, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
Proof was provided but you denied so at this point you are in a lose position that leaves you vulnerable to attacks
Recognizing truth has never been your strong point.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1048926 Dec 28, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
the exchanges (minus the subsidies) are a good idea.
not really, because their desire to drive down costs severely limits access to doctors and hospitals, regardless of the plan....

OK, if you want bargain basement medical care with no regard for quality...
Whatever

Gering, NE

#1048927 Dec 28, 2013
killtaker wrote:
Random post..
"Exactly. By definition the Fed has to run inflationary policies to make past debt cheaper. It's a BIG Ponzi scheme and cannnot go on forever. Policies have consequences too!"
Nicholas Rodak
What is left to be done when the next stock market bubble is caused by the FEDs?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1048928 Dec 28, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
the exchanges (minus the subsidies) are a good idea.
Covered California pays doctors 70% of the Medicare reimbursement rate, which is low to begin with...

what kind of care do you think is provided???...
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#1048929 Dec 28, 2013
Waxman from Hamilton wrote:
<quoted text>
Assuming you run Windows 7,
run msconfig and uncheck unecessary startups
download, install & run ccleaner
same for malwarebytes free version
check browser add ons & disable what you don't need - https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/1874...
you could also run a defrag
make sure you don't have too many open tabs/apps so the pc doesn't page out frequently
if your web pages are loading slow after this you can check internet speed at speedtest.net
you can ad an adblock too as the lib said
Perfect__you probably just killed Flack.

I'll miss that guy.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1048930 Dec 28, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
the exchanges (minus the subsidies) are a good idea.
putting it another way, if your pay is cut by 30%, how motivated would you be????....
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#1048931 Dec 28, 2013
Eman wrote:
Ross Douthat. resident conservative. who doesn't always play the right wing game.

Confessions of a Columnist

In ancient Sanskrit, the word “pundit” meant “wise man” or “religious sage.” In modern English, it means “often wrong, rarely accountable.” There are ways that those of us who scribble about politics can avoid living down to that reputation — by keeping our predictions vague (it worked for Nostradamus), by sticking to sure things (I told you Herman Cain wouldn’t be elected president), or by deploying weasel words like “it’s possible that ...” at every opportunity. But time, chance and fallibility eventually make false prophets of us all.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/29/opinion/sun...

pretty much covers it.

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1048932 Dec 28, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>Hillary Clinton never said Obama was not born in Hawaii.. Who are you ignorant dumbass..
A “natural born citizen” as required by Article II, Section 1, Clause 4 of the United States
Constitution (the “Natural Born Citizen Clause”). Plaintiff Hillary Clinton sought a TRO prohibiting Obama from running for President and enjoining the DNC from selecting Obama as the nominee.
Plaintiff Hillary Clinton also sought declaratory and injunctive relief in the form of a declaration that Obama is ineligible to run for the office of President under the United States Constitution and a permanent injunction enjoining Obama from running for President and enjoining the DNC from making Obama the Democratic presidential nominee.
http://www.paed.uscourts.gov/documents/opinio...
http://dockets.justia.com/docket/pennsylvania...
Hillary Clinton is, in fact, the original "birther"... you idiot...
Michelle Obama believes Kenya is Obama's homeland you retard...
It's the culture...
PHILIP J.BERG, IS NOT, HILLARY CLINTON "DUMB ASS". Just exactly where in your exhibits is Hillary Clinton listed as a "plaintiff".

If you want to list him as a creditable source, you will have to accept the fact that he also brought a Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) lawsuit charging president George W. Bush with complicity in the 9/11 attacks.

Geez, you are stupid.

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#1048933 Dec 28, 2013
Random post and Q&A...

'Has anyone ever figured out what the cost to taxpayers would have been if the gov’t just paid the health insurance premiums for people that actually want health insurance but cannot afford it?
JetBlast on December 28, 2013 at 1:08 PM'

Answer...
"Good question. No real answer since no one really knows the cost of ACA nor how many people would be in the Target group or what the cost would be for each individual.

There are a few facts that can be used and a few some what “safe” assumption that can be made. So here goes a best queses.

Total US population = 316,668,567
15% uninsured = 47,500,285
7% not buy choice = 22,166,799
3.5% would = 11,083,399

ACA cost to date are $3-6 Trillion dollars
Average cost of insurance is about $5,800/year, premiums plus deducts.

These are generally amounts that the government has been putting out with the exception of the ACA Costs which are what is generally floating through the blogs and the news.

You can set this up your self on a spread sheet and as the news changes you can see the cost changes.

Any case here goes. Target population of 11,083,399 X annual cost $5,800 = Annual cost $64,283,719,101. That’s $64.2 Billion or about 1%-2% of what the first year ACA costs are.

You can use what ever numbers you like from what ever source you can find and the answer is going to be some variation of the same that ACA is very, very, costly.

lest we forget they have the TOP, TOP people on this and the are not accountable for any of it'
jpcpt03 on December 28, 2013 at 4:39 PM
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1048934 Dec 28, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Still waiting for the facts pal__haven't read anything from you beyond bullsht..
the fact is that the ObamaKKKare provider networks are severely limited and that many doctors and hospitals will not accept any of the ObamaKKKare plans...
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#1048935 Dec 28, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
the New York Times has zero credibility...the house propaganda organ for the DemoKKKrat party...
so how has the FOX meme worked out? Obama still in the WH?

and i can't get one of you nutjobs to rebut beyond....'Because'.

very weak nutjobs. try a little harder.:-)

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1048936 Dec 28, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
If you choose to be the only person in denial of the origin of this -it appears that you like to be ridiculed for your unsupported position.
Good luck with this!
I suggest you wipe that accumulation of egg off your face.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#1048937 Dec 28, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
lack of?
so when are you going to start citing something that proves anything?
but you can't. citing right wing myths can be really tough on the ego.
YOUR article itself FAILED to provide adequate PROOF and makes some wild stretches. This is excerpts from a book someone is trying to sale.

The article/book also fails to acknowledge documented KNOW facts that were presented during the hearings.

Pretty simple concept.

You are as hopeless as trying explain something to USAsince.

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