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

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1123342 Apr 22, 2014
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Maybe you should watch this documentary; you might see yourself:
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/04/22/noam-ch...
Writer and documentarian Jen Senko has released a trailer for the film “The Brainwashing of my Dad,” in which she explores her father’s political conversion from lifelong Democrat into angry, ultra-conservative talk radio listener.
Talking Points Memo reported that Senko raised funds for the project via Kickstarter.
The donor page explained,“As filmmaker, Jen Senko, tries to understand the transformation of her father from a mild mannered life-long Democrat to an angry, Right-Wing fanatic, she uncovers the forces behind the media that changed him completely: a plan by Roger Ailes under Nixon for a media by the GOP, The Powell Memo and the dismantling of the Fairness Doctrine, all of which would ultimately misinform millions, divide families and even the country itself.”
Author Noam Chomsky, Eric Boehlert of Media Matters and others appear in the film, explaining how conservative media has become a billion dollar business in the U.S. and what steps could be taken to break its stranglehold on the national discourse. The film is set to premiere in August of 2014.
BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!! My dad, a life long West Virginia Democrat(there is a difference), called Obama a "fcuking commie" and he only watches the local ABC channel and the ABC Nightly News!!! So much for that!!!!
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1123343 Apr 22, 2014
Adam 36 wrote:
I hear if you don't pay your Obamacare penalty the feds are now training swat teams to collect
Right; the Black Panthers are going to come to your house with a billy club
angel

Boise, ID

#1123344 Apr 22, 2014
Adam 36 wrote:
I hear if you don't pay your Obamacare penalty the feds are now training swat teams to collect
Bet your stupid enough to believe it too.

“Stop Child Soliders”

Since: Apr 14

Location hidden

#1123345 Apr 22, 2014
Ben Franklin birthday today: "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety."

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1123346 Apr 22, 2014
Grey Ghost wrote:
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Speaking of idiots, how you be?
"how you be" BWAHAHAHAHA!!!!

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1123347 Apr 22, 2014
Grey Ghost wrote:
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Hi Patrick and Angela, I hope all is well.. If old Waxman is really from England I doubt seriously if he could or if they would even allow that creep to return. His moronic ignorance and hatred is a sad reflection of his obvious miserable life, like so many on the right show daily on here.
You're talking to yourself... again.
You seriously need professional help.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#1123348 Apr 22, 2014
Tea Party wrote:
<quoted text>Reagans economic policies were the begining of the decline of Middle Class income while Corporate profits soared.
Failed 'Trickle Down' economics.
Let me see if I got this right...

Under Reagan everything the dot com boom needed to happen was put in place, and as a result the economic boom of the 90s happened, and nothing trickled down to anyone.
Is that what you're saying?

“Stop Child Soliders”

Since: Apr 14

Location hidden

#1123349 Apr 22, 2014
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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What was the final consensus on the deductible story by Carol yesterday?
"•The number of plans choosing out-of-pocket maximums over $5,000 went from 20% in 2012 to 32% in 2013. One theory is that employers may see out-of-pocket maximum limits mandated by the ACA ($6,350 for individuals; $12,700 for families for 2014 the plan year) as targets, which would explain the movement toward out-of-pocket maximums over $5,000 in 2013.

http://ifawebnews.com/2014/04/07/health-cost-...
angel

Boise, ID

#1123350 Apr 22, 2014
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
You have the liberty to get an education, get a job, show up for work every day on time, study your profession, and earn the middle class living standard that was characteristic of the United States.
So, kindly tell us why you (Democrats) don't take advantage of that liberal opportunity? You can't get more liberal than that. You choose to be poor, or not to be poor.
Ah.
The old "If You Werent Lazy You Would be a Corporate CEO Too!" bullshit argument.
Do you have a thought of your own DB?
Or do you have to extract every one of them from the Koch Bro.s Propaganda Tan-Track first?

“Stop Child Soliders”

Since: Apr 14

Location hidden

#1123351 Apr 22, 2014
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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That's a lie
Nope
Mrs Robinson

Palm Coast, FL

#1123352 Apr 22, 2014
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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That's a lie
Yes, everything about Obamacare is a lie. That is why my son-in-law is the recipient of Lie of the Year. He is so adept at the art that even Walmart employees like you are still fooled by him, which is why I am still able to live with him in the White House free of charge at your and other taxpayer's expense.

Since: Mar 14

Orlando, FL

#1123353 Apr 22, 2014
Brend wrote:
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Only the brainwashed who can't think for themselves would proudly copy and paste the same post over and over again...
It's my spiteful way of getting back at clueless judge-its who misjudge the merits of a war veteran who, right or wrong, was trying to protect his men. Has nothing to do with being brainwashed. On the contrary, repetition serves to un-brainwash the brainwashed.

But mostly it's just out of spite. Or stubborn resistance, if you will.

Brainwashing is a deliberate tactic to confuse the masses to achieve a less than honorable end to justify the means. The mainstream media propaganda is all over it and is succeeding to make you - among others - irrational thinkers.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1123354 Apr 22, 2014
Submitted by Michael Snyder of The Economic Collapse blog,
The death of the middle class in America has become so painfully obvious that now even the New York Times is doing stories about it. Millions of middle class jobs have disappeared, incomes are steadily decreasing, the rate of homeownership has declined for eight years in a row and U.S. consumers have accumulated record-setting levels of debt. Being independent is at the heart of what it means to be "middle class", and unfortunately the percentage of Americans that are able to take care of themselves without government assistance continues to decline. In fact, the percentage of Americans that are receiving government assistance is now at an all-time record high. This is not a good thing. Sadly, the number of people on food stamps has increased by nearly 50 percent while Barack Obama has been in the White House, and at this point nearly half the entire country gets money from the government each month. Anyone that tries to tell you that the middle class is going to be "okay" simply has no idea what they are talking about. The following are 28 signs that the middle class is heading toward extinction...
#1 You don't have to ask major U.S. corporations if the middle class is dying. This fact is showing up plain as day in their sales numbers. The following is from a recent New York Times article entitled "The Middle Class Is Steadily Eroding. Just Ask the Business World"...
In Manhattan, the upscale clothing retailer Barneys will replace the bankrupt discounter Loehmann’s, whose Chelsea store closes in a few weeks. Across the country, Olive Garden and Red Lobster restaurants are struggling, while fine-dining chains like Capital Grille are thriving. And at General Electric, the increase in demand for high-end dishwashers and refrigerators dwarfs sales growth of mass-market models.
As politicians and pundits in Washington continue to spar over whether economic inequality is in fact deepening, in corporate America there really is no debate at all. The post-recession reality is that the customer base for businesses that appeal to the middle class is shrinking as the top tier pulls even further away.
#2 Some of the largest retailers in the United States that once thrived by serving the middle class are now steadily dying. Sears and J.C. Penney are both on the verge of bankruptcy, and now we have learned that Radio Shack may be shutting down another 500 stores this year.
#3 Real disposable income in the United States just experienced the largest year over year drop that we have seen since 1974.
#4 Median household income in the United States has fallen for five years in a row.
#5 The rate of homeownership in the United States has fallen for eight years in a row.
#6 In 2008, 53 percent of all Americans considered themselves to be "middle class". In 2014, only 44 percent of all Americans consider themselves to be "middle class".
#7 In 2008, 25 percent of all Americans in the 18 to 29-year-old age bracket considered themselves to be "lower class". In 2014, an astounding 49 percent of them do.
#8 Incredibly, 56 percent of all Americans now have "subprime credit".
#9 Total consumer credit has risen by a whopping 22 percent over the past three years.
#10 The average credit card debt in the United States is $15,279.
angel

Boise, ID

#1123355 Apr 22, 2014
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Polls show Charlie Crist beating him. The Democrats have to get out and vote in big numbers; that's the only way to do it.
Meanwhile; what about these sickos in VA?
Virginia white supremacists sneak Easter eggs filled with racist notes into kids’ celebration
Update: The Southern Poverty Law Center’s David Neiwert pointed out that the idea for putting racist messages in Easter eggs originated with White Man’s March founder Kyle Hunt, who insisted that he was not targeting children.
“[T]hat overlooks the fact that Easter eggs are in fact targeted to children,” Neiwert observed
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/04/21/virgini...
Where would the Right be today if not for Banal Evil and Willful Venal Idiocy?
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1123356 Apr 22, 2014
flack wrote:
<quoted text> BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!! My dad, a life long West Virginia Democrat(there is a difference), called Obama a "fcuking commie" and he only watches the local ABC channel and the ABC Nightly News!!! So much for that!!!!
IN this documentary, the mans wife said that it started when her husband had a long commute everyday to work and started listening to rightwing radio. Your father probably listens to it too; ask him.

Do you realize the conflicting statements that are continually made about President Obama?
"He's an elitist, he's protecting the 1%, he's a Muslim, socialist, Marxist, communist" non of that goes together at all. I think it's all a guise for racism; I know you hate that thought, but I do think it's true because non of the other stuff is at all, if you're truly a thinking person you could deduce that for yourself.

“Stop Child Soliders”

Since: Apr 14

Location hidden

#1123357 Apr 22, 2014
Rasmussen: GOP takes a one point lead in the generic ballot, 41-40. Trailed Dems by two points last week and four points a month ago
Mrs Robinson

Palm Coast, FL

#1123358 Apr 22, 2014
Grey Ghost wrote:
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I would be shocked if that idiot gets re-elected. I see where he is proposing a number of things including reducing taxes in hopes of fooling enough voters to accomplish just that. I personally believe that he is toast, but Florida has a storied past...One can only hope.
Don't worry your old Bumpass, Gay Ghost. My son-in-law can't run in Florida again, at least not for the presidency. Even those voters are on to him now, except for the heavily intoxicated ones.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1123359 Apr 22, 2014
#11 The average student loan debt in the United States is $32,250.
#12 The average mortgage debt in the United States is $149,925.
#13 Overall, U.S. consumers are $11,360,000,000,000 in debt.
#14 The U.S. national debt is currently sitting at $17,263,040,455,036.20, and it is being reported that is has grown by $6.666 trillion during the Obama years so far. Most of the burden of servicing that debt is going to fall on the middle class (if the middle class is able to survive that long).
#15 According to the Congressional Budget Office, interest payments on the national debt will nearly quadruple over the next ten years.
#16 Back in 1999, 64.1 percent of all Americans were covered by employment-based health insurance. Today, only 54.9 percent of all Americans are covered by employment-based health insurance.
#17 More Americans than ever find themselves forced to turn to the government for help with health care. At this point, 82.4 million Americans live in a home where at least one person is enrolled in the Medicaid program.
#18 There are 46.5 million Americans that are living in poverty, and the poverty rate in America has been at 15 percent or above for 3 consecutive years. That is the first time that has happened since 1965.
#19 While Barack Obama has been in the White House, the number of Americans on food stamps has gone from 32 million to 47 million.
#20 While Barack Obama has been in the White House, the percentage of working age Americans that are actually working has declined from 60.6 percent to 58.6 percent.
#21 While Barack Obama has been in the White House, the average duration of unemployment in the United States has risen from 19.8 weeks to 37.1 weeks.
#22 Middle-wage jobs accounted for 60 percent of the jobs lost during the last recession, but they have accounted for only 22 percent of the jobs created since then.
#23 It is hard to believe, but an astounding 53 percent of all American workers make less than $30,000 a year in wages.
#24 Approximately one out of every four part-time workers in America is living below the poverty line.
#25 According to the most recent numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau, an all-time record 49.2 percent of all Americans are receiving benefits from at least one government program each month.
#26 The U.S. government has spent an astounding 3.7 trillion dollars on welfare programs over the past five years.
#27 Only 35 percent of all Americans say that they are better off financially than they were a year ago.
#28 Only 19 percent of all Americans believe that the job market is better than it was a year ago.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#1123360 Apr 22, 2014
RoxLo wrote:
Ben Franklin birthday today: "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety."
How did you feel about Bush's Patriot Act and the creation of the biggest single government agency, Homeland Security; that employs a half million people?

Since: Aug 13

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#1123361 Apr 22, 2014
lily boca raton fl wrote:
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Right; the Black Panthers are going to come to your house with a billy club
I have a large Second Amendment Zone they are welcome to enjoy

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