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: Sep 08

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#1091839 Mar 5, 2014
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Look here is a simple fact of life. The Arabs attacked Israel. Israel kicked the living crap out of them. All land won in that war rightfully belongs to Israel. That's the way it has always worked. To the conqueror goes the spoils. The Arabs should have thought about that before they started the war.
Israeli Settlement Construction Doubles in 2013
JERUSALEM March 2, 2014 (AP)
By ARON HELLER Associated Press
Associated Press
Israel began building more than twice as many West Bank settlement homes in 2013 than it did the previous year, Israel's central bureau of statistics said Monday, just hours before its prime minster was to face President Barack Obama in Washington for what was expected to be a tense meeting.
The two leaders have been at odds over Israel's settlement policies on war-won land, and the announcement looked to complicate matters weeks before an initial April target date for reaching the outline of an Israeli-Palestinian peace accord.
In its annual roundup of the Israeli housing market, the bureau said work began on 2,534 new housing units in the settlements in 2013, compared to 1,133 in 2012. Nationally, Israel had a 3.4 percent increase in housing starts over the same period.
The Palestinians seek the West Bank, east Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip — territories captured by Israel in 1967 — for an independent state. The Palestinians consider settlements build beyond the pre-1967 lines to be illegal and an obstacle to peace. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has refused to recognize these lines as a starting point, saying final borders should be agreed in negotiations.
More than 550,000 Israelis now live in the West Bank and east Jerusalem. Israel withdrew from Gaza in 2005. The Palestinians, along with the international community, consider settlements illegal or illegitimate. European and American leaders have warned Israel recently that settlements are causing increased isolation for Israel.
In a published interview, Obama said he would personally appeal for Netanyahu to move forward on peace talks with the Palestinians.
"I believe that (Netanyahu) is strong enough that if he decided this was the right thing to do for Israel, that he could do it," Obama said in an interview with Bloomberg View. "If he does not believe that a peace deal with the Palestinians is the right thing to do for Israel, then he needs to articulate an alternative approach. And as I said before, it's hard to come up with one that's plausible."
After two decades of intermittent negotiations, including nearly five years of deadlock following Netanyahu's return to power in 2009, the United States relaunched peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians last July. The sides agreed to a nine-month target for forging a final peace deal.
Cherry pick much? The "simple fact" is that the Zionist invaded Palestine and self-declared the establishment of the "State of Israel". It was that invasion that started the war and the Palestinians were within their rights to defend themselves against these illegal invaders.

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1091841 Mar 5, 2014
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
"Palestine" doesn't exist.....
Then, neither does israel.

“J' accuse”

Since: Oct 07

Littleton, CO

#1091844 Mar 5, 2014
Nation of Imbeciles wrote:
Your post was the cumulative encapsulation of the FOX-BLOOMBERG-BECK news effort to rehabilitate BUSH's post BAILOUT persona. Your post is specious, at best.
What you forgot to mention (because you adhere strictly to the information that you are fed by the FOX Knowledge Network[FKN]) is that TEAM BUSH was part and parcel in the real estate bubble which included Fannie & Freddie:
-June 17, 2002: President G.W. Bush sets goal of increasing minority home owners by at least 5.5 million by 2010 through billions of dollars in tax credits, subsidies and a Fannie Mae commitment of $440 billion to establish NeighborWorks America with faith based organizations.[34]
-2003: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac buy $81 BILLION in subprime securities.
-June 2003: Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan lowers Federal Reserve's key interest rate to 1%, the lowest in 45 years.[35]
-December 2003: President Bush signs the American Dream Downpayment Act to be implemented under the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The goal was to provide a maximum downpayment assistance grant of either $10,000 or six percent of the purchase price of the home, whichever was greater. In addition, the Bush Administration committed to reforming the homebuying process that would lower closing costs by approximately $700 per loan. It was said it would further stimulate homeownership for all Americans.
Did YOU know about any of this beforehand or did you wholly rely on unchecked news sources to support your post? If TEAM BUSH were really trying to reign in Fannie and Freddie, you wouldn't know it when YOU EXAMINE ALL OF THE FACTS.
If this isn't enough for you, then you should know that there is expanded information on Topix of this same discussion in 2011 with LINKS to BUSH White House Archives:
TOPIX--BUSH INVOLVEMENT WITH FREDDIE MAC & FANNIE MAE -- 796:
http://www.topix.com/forum/who/newt-gingrich/...
TOPIX--BUSH INVOLVEMENT WITH FREDDIE MAC & FANNIE MAE -- 807:
http://www.topix.com/forum/who/newt-gingrich/...
TOPIX--BUSH INVOLVEMENT WITH FREDDIE MAC & FANNIE MAE -- 809:
http://www.topix.com/forum/who/newt-gingrich/...
TOPIX--BUSH INVOLVEMENT WITH FREDDIE MAC & FANNIE MAE -- 810:
http://www.topix.com/forum/who/newt-gingrich/...
<quoted text>
You're an imbecile, Bush was trying to encourage the darkies to join the American dream, now dishonest, scumbag libs want to blame him for it. Bush's involvement was a measey $200 million dollars to help with down payments, that's it.

Try again, loser.

“J' accuse”

Since: Oct 07

Littleton, CO

#1091845 Mar 5, 2014
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Cherry pick much? The "simple fact" is that the Zionist invaded Palestine and self-declared the establishment of the "State of Israel". It was that invasion that started the war and the Palestinians were within their rights to defend themselves against these illegal invaders.
Actually I believe the jews tried to live in peace with the religious nutjob haters who wouldn't have any part of it. Might want to get a new "history" book. A proper history book would inform you that vast swaths of the mideast were once christian, until the child molesting Mohammed and his idiotic, murderous followers forced them to convert or die.

“J' accuse”

Since: Oct 07

Littleton, CO

#1091847 Mar 5, 2014
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
I've heard of Hawaii Five-0.
You must be the 0.
The Five must be your busy left palm.
When yeah entices the drunken sailors down at the docks his mouth resembles an "O", looks kinda like a Carp gulping for air.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1091848 Mar 5, 2014
Nation of Imbeciles wrote:
Your post was the cumulative encapsulation of the FOX-BLOOMBERG-BECK news effort to rehabilitate BUSH's post BAILOUT persona. Your post is specious, at best.
What you forgot to mention (because you adhere strictly to the information that you are fed by the FOX Knowledge Network[FKN]) is that TEAM BUSH was part and parcel in the real estate bubble which included Fannie & Freddie:
-June 17, 2002: President G.W. Bush sets goal of increasing minority home owners by at least 5.5 million by 2010 through billions of dollars in tax credits, subsidies and a Fannie Mae commitment of $440 billion to establish NeighborWorks America with faith based organizations.[34]
-2003: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac buy $81 BILLION in subprime securities.
-June 2003: Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan lowers Federal Reserve's key interest rate to 1%, the lowest in 45 years.[35]
-December 2003: President Bush signs the American Dream Downpayment Act to be implemented under the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The goal was to provide a maximum downpayment assistance grant of either $10,000 or six percent of the purchase price of the home, whichever was greater. In addition, the Bush Administration committed to reforming the homebuying process that would lower closing costs by approximately $700 per loan. It was said it would further stimulate homeownership for all Americans.
Did YOU know about any of this beforehand or did you wholly rely on unchecked news sources to support your post? If TEAM BUSH were really trying to reign in Fannie and Freddie, you wouldn't know it when YOU EXAMINE ALL OF THE FACTS.
If this isn't enough for you, then you should know that there is expanded information on Topix of this same discussion in 2011 with LINKS to BUSH White House Archives:
TOPIX--BUSH INVOLVEMENT WITH FREDDIE MAC & FANNIE MAE -- 796:
http://www.topix.com/forum/who/newt-gingrich/...
TOPIX--BUSH INVOLVEMENT WITH FREDDIE MAC & FANNIE MAE -- 807:
http://www.topix.com/forum/who/newt-gingrich/...
TOPIX--BUSH INVOLVEMENT WITH FREDDIE MAC & FANNIE MAE -- 809:
http://www.topix.com/forum/who/newt-gingrich/...
TOPIX--BUSH INVOLVEMENT WITH FREDDIE MAC & FANNIE MAE -- 810:
http://www.topix.com/forum/who/newt-gingrich/...
<quoted text>
middle class voters will punish DemoKKKrats for screwing them with ObamaKKKare...

nothing else matters.....
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1091851 Mar 5, 2014
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Cherry pick much? The "simple fact" is that the Zionist invaded Palestine and self-declared the establishment of the "State of Israel". It was that invasion that started the war and the Palestinians were within their rights to defend themselves against these illegal invaders.
Jean from Queens is a Jew who hates self-reliant Jews.....

go figure.....
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1091853 Mar 5, 2014
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Then, neither does israel.
Obama's Muslim allies don't want the Palestinians to have a country.....

they want them to be perpetual rabble-rousers, just like Obama.....
Nation of Imbeciles

San Antonio, TX

#1091854 Mar 5, 2014
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
middle class voters will punish DemoKKKrats for screwing them with ObamaKKKare...
nothing else matters.....
Will they? I don't think the voters are capable of doing very much of anything anymore. If BUSH can get reelected and, even worse, if OBAMA can get reelected, what does this say about a nation that is all about RINOs & DINOs & TINOs?

Everyone has an inkling about how badly this story will end but they avoid talking about it. As a nation, we have done ourselves in. Pure and simple.

“J' accuse”

Since: Oct 07

Littleton, CO

#1091855 Mar 5, 2014
How states rights were eroded and the feds became the overreaching, bloated, obscene , totalitarian monster it is now:

A number of Republican politicians and conservative commentators are calling for repeal of the 17th Amendment. Ratified in 1913, it gave voters the power to elect U.S. senators directly.

Before that, senators were generally selected by state legislatures. Returning that authority to the states would give them much more sway in Washington, restoring their role as a check on federal expansion, repeal supporters say.

"There's no doubt that was a major step toward the explosion of federal power and the undermining of the authority of the states," Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz said at a summit of the American Legislative Exchange Council, a conservative group of state legislators and businesses, back in December.

But taking away the influence state governments had in Washington — the states themselves — dealt a "critical blow" to the federalist system, popular conservative talk radio host Mark Levin argues in his book The Liberty Amendments: Restoring the American Republic.

"Providing the state governments with direct input in the national government was not only an essential check on the federal government's power, but also a means by which the states could influence congressional lawmaking," Levin writes.

Our constitution is the greatest document ever written, however "progressives" , read communists, needed to change it to effect control over the nation from Washington DC, IMO a very bad idea that has led us to where we are now.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1091856 Mar 5, 2014
harmonious wrote:
<quoted text>
You left out another rise in unemployment claims. Where are those jobs Il Duce promised?
5 years, he's accomplished nothing.
ObamaKKKare has made working and jobs optional.....
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1091857 Mar 5, 2014
harmonious wrote:
<quoted text>
In addition to Hillary''s advanced age and creeping senilty she is now suffering from acute vagitosis. lol
no to mention pants suits fit only for moldy Boca condos....

“J' accuse”

Since: Oct 07

Littleton, CO

#1091858 Mar 5, 2014
The House of Representatives was set up to be the people's representatives, the Senate to be the States representatives, that's why representatives are elected every 2 years and are nominally in charge of the money, if the folks back home were unhappy with their representatives they could elect someone else in short order. A repeal of the 17th amendment would put us back to where the original founders had intended and likely rein in the undeserved power of the feds.
I'll wager very few libs know any of this and vote repeatedly against their own best interests..
Love Olive Magadino

Buffalo, NY

#1091859 Mar 5, 2014
Except "land for peace" was just a red herring.
The Palestinians violated and reneged on all agreements made during The Oslo Peace Treaty after it was understood to be settled.

And Israeli Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated for working with The Palestinians in the Oslo Peace process.

Short Over-View:
The assassination of Israeli Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yitzhak Rabin was the culmination of Israeli dissent over the Oslo peace process. Rabin, despite his extensive service in the Israeli military, was disparaged personally by leaders who perceived the Oslo peace process as an attempt to forfeit the occupied territories.
Contrary to these accusations, Rabin was focused on the consolidation of Israeli settlements in the occupied territories.
He planned to give the Palestinian Liberation Organization control of 90% of the West Bank’s Arab population, while retaining 70% of the land in the occupied territories
harmonious wrote:
<quoted text>
Actually I believe the jews tried to live in peace with the religious nutjob haters who wouldn't have any part of it. Might want to get a new "history" book. A proper history book would inform you that vast swaths of the mideast were once christian, until the child molesting Mohammed and his idiotic, murderous followers forced them to convert or die.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1091860 Mar 5, 2014
harmonious wrote:
<quoted text>
When yeah entices the drunken sailors down at the docks his mouth resembles an "O", looks kinda like a Carp gulping for air.
Yeah follows the money like everyone else does, I suppose, but in order to do it, he has to first follow his mouth and those sailors.

“J' accuse”

Since: Oct 07

Littleton, CO

#1091861 Mar 5, 2014
Nowhere did Bush advocate forcing lenders to make subprime mortgages:

Expanding Homeownership. The President believes that homeownership is the cornerstone of America's vibrant communities and benefits individual families by building stability and long-term financial security. In June 2002, President Bush issued America's Homeownership Challenge to the real estate and mortgage finance industries to encourage them to join the effort to close the gap that exists between the homeownership rates of minorities and non-minorities.

The President also announced the goal of increasing the number of minority homeowners by at least 5.5 million families before the end of the decade. Under his leadership, the overall U.S. homeownership rate in the second quarter of 2004 was at an all time high of 69.2 percent. Minority homeownership set a new record of 51 percent in the second quarter, up 0.2 percentage point from the first quarter and up 2.1 percentage points from a year ago. President Bush's initiative to dismantle the barriers to homeownership includes:

American Dream Downpayment Initiative, which provides down payment assistance to approximately 40,000 low-income families;
Affordable Housing. The President has proposed the Single-Family Affordable Housing Tax Credit, which would increase the supply of affordable homes;
Helping Families Help Themselves. The President has proposed increasing support for the Self-Help Homeownership Opportunities Program; and
Simplifying Homebuying and Increasing Education. The President and HUD want to empower homebuyers by simplifying the home buying process so consumers can better understand and benefit from cost savings. The President also wants to expand financial education efforts so that families can understand what they need to do to become homeowners.

Libs are idiots.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1091862 Mar 5, 2014
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Obama's Muslim allies don't want the Palestinians to have a country.....
they want them to be perpetual rabble-rousers, just like Obama.....
If all of the world's problems got solved tomorrow morning, The Magic Negro would be out of a job.

Marxist Pigs need problems.

If they can't find any, they make them. Globull Warming. Income Inequality, Gay Marriage, Education Is Too Tough For Trayvons, Urban Reservations Keep Going Bankrupt....yada, yada, yada....

“J' accuse”

Since: Oct 07

Littleton, CO

#1091863 Mar 5, 2014
More of what Bush proposed, none of it included forced subprime mortgages:

The Entrepreneurial Spirit of America: Providing Tax Relief to American Families and Small Businesses. President Bush acted promptly to help America's workers by providing tax relief to put more money in families' pockets and encourage businesses to grow and invest. Tax relief brought substantial savings to families and helped fight back the effects of the recession. America's families and small businesses have more money to spend, save, and invest because of the President's 2001 and 2003 tax cuts. This year, 111 million taxpayers will receive, on average, a tax cut of $1,586 and 25 million small business owners will receive $75 billion in total tax relief.

The Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003 accelerated the tax relief signed into law by the President in 2001, including marriage penalty relief, an increase in the child tax credit, and tax rate reductions for every family that pays income taxes.
The President's 2001 and 2003 tax cuts also provided new incentives for businesses, especially small businesses, to invest in plants and equipment and create new jobs.

Everything Bush did was productive and an effort to help people and businesses, unlike the failure and liar Il Duce.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#1091864 Mar 5, 2014
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
no to mention pants suits fit only for moldy Boca condos....
Each time a Hot Air Balloon crashes, Hillary gets first dibs on the fabric.

“J' accuse”

Since: Oct 07

Littleton, CO

#1091865 Mar 5, 2014
shinningelectr0n wrote:
<quoted text>
Yeah follows the money like everyone else does, I suppose, but in order to do it, he has to first follow his mouth and those sailors.
Yeahs protruding ,enormous lips precede the rest of his bodies arrival by minutes.

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