Barack Obama, our next President

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Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1057117 Jan 8, 2014
Traffic down 14% for brick and mortar stores during the holiday season.

Since: Oct 08

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#1057118 Jan 8, 2014
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Is it a doublewide or singlewide community?
Doublewide? Whats that? Oh, now I realize you live in one of 'those' communities I fly over on my way to Miami. Where the gentlemen such as yourself walk around in Bermuda shorts, long socks and sandels?? Whata Country?
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1057119 Jan 8, 2014
dem wrote:
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All the weatherman are in on this liberal hoax too don't ya know
must be why only 3% of the world's weathermen will do interviews on FOX.
Gotcha

Palm Coast, FL

#1057120 Jan 8, 2014
dem wrote:
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that fat fk is so tricky. he manages to make a complete fkn azzhole out of himself and his minions call it victory
devil
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Newington, CT

#1057121 Jan 8, 2014
dem wrote:
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that fat fk is so tricky. he manages to make a complete fkn azzhole out of himself and his minions call it victory
You just wish you were him dkwad. Candy Crowley is your fatfk. She couldn't fit her fatfk arm into one of Rush's pant legs, dkhead.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1057122 Jan 8, 2014
flack wrote:
<quoted text> No Dilbert it is you who have no clue. What the man said was the polar vortex has been around forever but now you loony libtards are using it as a scare tactic to drum up support for climate change. Know what you speak of and don't look like an idiot instead of listening to those far left libtard websites. Remember they are libtards. They don't understand what they read or hear.
scare tactic?

you must be kidding. what's Rush scared of? the truth?

and let's see an example of those 'tactics' that pertain. or the list of words that are never supposed to be mentioned because the right wing nutjobs might not like it and i could have a ton of fun with that.
Lnc

United States

#1057123 Jan 8, 2014
Extend unemployment insurance for Americans !
larry fred

Europe

#1057124 Jan 8, 2014
my name is larry fred i have a son i am looking for love you can meet me on facebook at larry fred
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#1057125 Jan 8, 2014
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Probably__right wing loons tend to run in packs. They love bad news even if it's fake bad news.
i don't even know what they are exactly. so.........

Chemtrails are an alleged conspiracy by which cranks claim that aircraft contrails are a form of chemical dispersal through which the government is attempting to poison people from above. This is a relatively recent conspiracy theory, having been first discussed around 1996, and is still going strong despite the evidence for the conspiracy being laughably lacking.

http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Chemtrails

though i knew the last part already.
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#1057126 Jan 8, 2014
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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pompous azz
Translation: You're way out of his league

I'm grateful to have Woodtick on board. Finally a person with a brain.
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#1057127 Jan 8, 2014
Lnc wrote:
Extend unemployment insurance for Americans !
The rightwing would prefer that these people become homeless in the winter.
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#1057129 Jan 8, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
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i don't even know what they are exactly. so.........
Chemtrails are an alleged conspiracy by which cranks claim that aircraft contrails are a form of chemical dispersal through which the government is attempting to poison people from above. This is a relatively recent conspiracy theory, having been first discussed around 1996, and is still going strong despite the evidence for the conspiracy being laughably lacking.
http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Chemtrails
though i knew the last part already.
Unfortunately there are plenty of mentally unstable people that glom onto these theories. Where was it that a man burned his house down claiming the CIA had infiltrated his brain and then added that it was President Obamas fault? Minnesota?
Whatever

Gering, NE

#1057130 Jan 8, 2014
flack wrote:
Health spending rose slowly in 2012 — thanks to recession, not Obama
Maggie Fox NBC News
Jan. 6, 2014 at 4:01 PM ET
Health spending rose just a bit, by 3.7 percent, in 2012 and while the White House tried to take credit for putting on the brakes, it really looks more like plain old economic cycles, government actuaries reported Monday.
The latest look at what Americans spend on medical care shows prescription costs fell as blockbuster, money-making drugs like Lipitor went generic. But health insurers paid a bit more for hospital care, actuaries for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services found.
Obamacare's role? Almost none at all, they found — something the White House strongly disputes.
Their report, published in the journal Health Affairs, found that health care spending in the United States grew at a rate of 3.7 percent in 2012, to $2.8 trillion. The U.S. spent $8,915 per person on health care in 2012, or 17.3 percent of gross domestic product, more than in any other developed country.
“We see that healthcare spending increased 3.7 percent in 2012, which was the fourth year of relatively low and stable growth,” said Micah Hartman, one of the experts who wrote the report.
The rate has been relatively steady since 2009, the actuaries wrote.“This means that growth during all four years has occurred at the slowest rates ever recorded in the 53-year history of the National Health Expenditure Accounts.”
Spending went up a little in some places, but it was offset by reduced spending in others, said Anne Martin, an economist in the Office of the Actuary at CMS, who led the study team.
For instance, Americans spent 4.9 percent more on hospital services in 2012, or $882 billion, and $565 billion on physicians or in clinics, 4.6 percent more than in 2011. And despite widespread reports that Americans have been spending more of their own cash on health care, out-of-pocket spending grew just 3.8 percent to $328.2 billion in 2012.
Spending fell 1.6 percent on nursing care and in continuing care retirement communities, to $151.5 billion, and spending increased just 0.4 percent on retail prescription drugs to $263 billion, due mostly to expensive, brand-name drugs becoming available generically. Generic versions of the cholesterol drug Lipitor, the asthma drug Singulair and the clot-busting drug Plavix all became available in 2012.
The White House said it was all due to the 2010 health reform law. "While there is a debate about how much the Affordable Care Act has contributed to this health cost slow-down, there is no doubt that it reduced Medicare spending growth, and most experts believe that Medicare savings spill over into the private sector," Jeanne Lambrew, Deputy Assistant to the President for Health Policy, wrote in a blog.
“The slowdown has continued even as the economy has strengthened," Jason Furman, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, told NBC News. "Moreover, the slowdown has been largest in Medicare — which is largely insulated from the overall economy. It is increasingly clear that the Affordable Care Act is one of the many factors contributing to what appears to be a more lasting slowdown in the growth of health costs.”
But Aaron Catlin, deputy director of the National Health Statistics group at CMS, disagrees. The slowed growth of health care costs looks like what should happen after a recession.“It is consistent with what we have seen in past recessionary periods," Catlin told reporters.
In other words, the recession has kept health spending low and people haven’t picked up their spending yet even as the economy recovers slowly.
With Obamacare this trend will continue but for the WRONG reason. With high deductibles people will continue to limit their use of the health care system. Good news-health care spending has slowed. Bad news-Americans are less healthy.
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#1057131 Jan 8, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
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scare tactic?
you must be kidding. what's Rush scared of? the truth?
and let's see an example of those 'tactics' that pertain. or the list of words that are never supposed to be mentioned because the right wing nutjobs might not like it and i could have a ton of fun with that.
I really cannot understand what the argument is regarding global warming and climate change.
What is the reason for the argument?
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#1057132 Jan 8, 2014
flack wrote:
Traffic down 14% for brick and mortar stores during the holiday season.
Bummer

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#1057133 Jan 8, 2014
sonicfilter wrote:
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i don't even know what they are exactly. so.........
Chemtrails are an alleged conspiracy by which cranks claim that aircraft contrails are a form of chemical dispersal through which the government is attempting to poison people from above. This is a relatively recent conspiracy theory, having been first discussed around 1996, and is still going strong despite the evidence for the conspiracy being laughably lacking.
http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Chemtrails
though i knew the last part already.
great conspiracy, huh?

http://xkcd.com/966/
NuculurVodkaOpti on

Palm Coast, FL

#1057134 Jan 8, 2014
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
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Translation: You're way out of his league
I'm grateful to have Woodtick on board. Finally a person with a brain.
It's your vodka again.

“Amor patriae.”

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#1057135 Jan 8, 2014
RealDave wrote:
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So, you are arguing that Obama is not fixing the Republican generated mess fast enough??
If If If but but but
I've never seen such a pack of losers looking & dogging to try to find something negative about job growth & a shrinking unemployment rate.
Guess what. If Bush, Boehner, McConnell, Ryan had not decided to take us off the path of balanced budgets, decided to slash revenues while going to war, passed unfunded legislation, set record earmarks,deregulating wall street, and doubled the debt, maybe we would not have had the wort recession in 80 years, a housing collapse, a near financial meltdown & you would not be here blaming those trying to fix it instead of the Party that created it.
Again with the adolescent excuses. "Looking and dodging"?? Obama's been president for almost FIVE years. You're tacitly admitting he's a vacant, impotent leader. When he does take credit for his actions, they fail miserably. He'll have the distinction of being the only past President to have his name replaced with an asterisk. But he did kill Osama.
NuculurVodkaOpti on

Palm Coast, FL

#1057136 Jan 8, 2014
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
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The rightwing would prefer that these people become homeless in the winter.
The right wing of your rehab center takes in as many homeless as the leftwing of your rehab center. You really need to check in and sober up.
NuculurVodkaOpti on

Palm Coast, FL

#1057137 Jan 8, 2014
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
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Unfortunately there are plenty of mentally unstable people that glom onto these theories. Where was it that a man burned his house down claiming the CIA had infiltrated his brain and then added that it was President Obamas fault? Minnesota?
Speaking of mentally unstable people, do you realize that Barack Hussein Obama won "Lie of the Year" and that mentally unstable people such as you still believe he is truthful? LOL

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