Why They Hate Obama

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As the Virginia Flaggers loft their Confederate flag in opposition to the 'tyranny' of 2013, Jamelle Bouie argues that racial bias plays at least some part in Obama's collapse in the South.

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#7675 Feb 13, 2014
barefoot2626 wrote:
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China first, US second Germany third.
But of course we can remember you insisting the USA did not even have a manufacturing base.
You just confirmed your not too smart and link was provided confirming Germany is #2.

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#7676 Feb 13, 2014
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Maybe someday you will be able to prove something you post.
Not so far.
Your reply just confirmed your Idiocity.

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#7677 Feb 13, 2014
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Do you know what *exporter* means, AnalButter?
yes AnalDiver and you just confirmed you dont know what your talking about and here is another link to confirm it and we know you dont know what "exporter" means.

Manufacturing Countries - Top Ten

http://www.manufacturingdigital.com/top_ten/t...

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#7678 Feb 13, 2014
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Worst depression and highest unemployment since WWII.
These are facts.
August 12, 2013

Reagan vs. Obama: It's not even close

On each and every key indicator, Reagan outperformed Obama by a wide margin.

During Reagan's eight years in office, general government expenditures as a percentage of GDP ranged between 34.3% and 37.0%. Obama's range is 39.5% to 44.2%. General government net lending/borrowing as a percentage of GDP? Reagan's range:-5.4% to -1.9%. Obama's range:-13.3% to -6.5%. General government primary net lending/borrowing as a percentage of GDP? Reagan's range:-2.7% to +0.3%. Obama's range:-11.6% to -4.6%.

Another Obama fail.

Some will try to claim that Reagan inherited a less threatening economic environment when he took office. Nonsense. Unemployment was at 7.2% in 1980, and only 5.8% in 2008. Inflation was 13.5% in 1980. In 2008? 3.8%.

There are crises that each administration faces. The measure of success is in the policies enacted to deal with the crisis. Reagan chose the proper policies, and they worked; Obama chose the wrong ones, and they didn't work. Some presidents can turn lead into gold (i.e., Reagan). Others can turn lead into worthless dust (i.e., Obama).

And, yes, Obama owns 2009. If the liberals get to blame 2009 on Bush 43 and take this out of any comparisons, then Reagan supporters can blame the 1981-82 recession on the structural faults in the economy left over from the Carter years -- and this tit-for-tat will not work out any better for Obama supporters. No matter how you carve it up, Reagan massively outperformed Obama on the economy.

Reagan's tax policies greatly facilitated the economic success:

http://www.americanthinker.com/2013/08/reagan...

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#7679 Feb 13, 2014
TonyT1961 wrote:
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Reagan also maintained a 7%+ unemployment rate for 6 of his 8 years as president;
"A Poor Report Card-When Reagan entered office, the unemployment rate was around 7%. Together
with the Federal Reserve's tight monetary policy, he instigated a deep recession in order to bring down
inflation, which averaged around 10% in 1981. The result was that in December 1982, the
unemployment rate hit 10.7%, the highest rate since the Depression. Although unemployment has
declined since then, it is now only between 7% and 7.5%-about the same as when he first took office,
and the recovery seems to be coming to an end. During Reagan's entire administration, the unemployment
rate has been higher than when he took office. His claims that he has reduced unemployment are
true only because economic policies under his administration caused unemployment rates to climb so
high. In fact, he has only reduced the unemployment that he caused in the first place. One might call it
"tight shoe economics," where we praise the person who removes our tight shoes, while forgetting he
caused our initial misery by putting them on us."
http://cdn.calisphere.org/data/28722/28/bk000...
"10 Things Conservatives Don’t Want You To Know About Ronald Reagan"
http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2011/02/05/...
Reagan was a POS and a blemish to American economic policy.
Ronald Reagan on Franklin Roosevelt: The Significance of Style
K. Alan Snyder - 08/20/08

Reagan was a New Deal Democrat. He joked that he had probably become a Democrat by birth, given that his father, Jack, was so devoted to the Democratic Party. The younger Reagan cast his first presidential vote in 1932 for Franklin Roosevelt, and did so again in the succeeding three presidential contests. His faith in FDR remained undimmed even after World War II, when he called himself “a New Dealer to the core.” He summarized his views in this way:“I thought government could solve all our postwar problems just as it had ended the Depression and won the war. I didn’t trust big business. I thought government, not private companies, should own our big public utilities; if there wasn’t enough housing to shelter the American people, I thought government should build it; if we needed better medical care, the answer was socialized medicine.” When his brother, Moon, became a Republican and argued with his sibling, the younger Reagan concluded “he was just spouting Republican propaganda.”

http://www.firstprinciplesjournal.com/article...

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Huntington, NY

#7680 Feb 13, 2014
TonyT1961 wrote:
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Carter left office with a 7.4% unemployment rate, and a 998 billion dollar deficit.
In 1982, unemployment swelled to 10.8%- the highest rate since the great depression you moron;
"At the beginning of '83, his approval rating fell to a low of 35%.
The economy, and Reagan's approval, only started to improve in his third year.
01/1981 - Unemployment rate 7.5%.... Reagan sworn in.
02/1981 - 7.4%
03/1981 - 7.4%
04/1981 - 7.2%
05/1981 - 7.5%
06/1981 - 7.5%
07/1981 - 7.2%
08/1981 - 7.4%*Reagan cuts taxes for top 1% & says unemployment will DROP to 6.9%.
09/1981 - 7.6%
10/1981 - 7.9%
11/1981 - 8.3%
12/1981 - 8.5%
01/1982 - 8.6%
02/1982 - 8.9%
03/1982 - 9.0%
04/1982 - 9.3%
05/1982 - 9.4%
06/1982 - 9.6%
07/1982 - 9.8%
08/1982 - 9.8%
09/1982 - 10.1%
10/1982 - 10.4%
11/1982 - 10.8%
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2010/02/27/8413...
Wow - where did those 1 million jobs per month come from?
Your imagination it seems - history calls you a blatant liar.
But we all knew this already.
Feel like being made a fool of again Ms. Supposed Adjunct Instructor - come on back.
Reagan didn't undo decades of Democrat damage overnight, gopher girl.

Comparing the two presidencies at identical moments in their first terms is a contrast in style and substance. In September 2011, President Obama has just announced yet another plan for job growth before a joint session of Congress. Last month, his economic plan managed to create zero jobs.

At this same moment in 1983, Ronald Reagan’s policies were about to create 1.1 million jobs in the month of September alone, the biggest one-month job gain since the Bureau of Labor Statistics officially began keeping track back in February 1939.

barock turned recession to global depression.

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Huntington, NY

#7681 Feb 13, 2014
When carter left office America was in decline, like now.

When Reagan left office, America was in renaissance.

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Since: Oct 07

denver

#7683 Feb 13, 2014
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Worst depression and highest unemployment since WWII.
These are facts.
How about you Fatboy? You're on here daily, kissing Barry's backside, where's the jobs he promised?

Can you man up for once and drop your mealy mouthed palavering about, Bush, Reagan, the Tea Pot dome scandal, etc. and tell is where the jobs Bongo Barry promised America are?

Well, can you, Punk?

“JESUS WOULD IMPEACH THE GOP!!!”

Since: May 09

Lake Success, N.Y.

#7684 Feb 13, 2014
mjjcpa wrote:
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Reagan didn't undo decades of Democrat damage overnight, gopher girl.
Comparing the two presidencies at identical moments in their first terms is a contrast in style and substance. In September 2011, President Obama has just announced yet another plan for job growth before a joint session of Congress. Last month, his economic plan managed to create zero jobs.
At this same moment in 1983, Ronald Reagan’s policies were about to create 1.1 million jobs in the month of September alone, the biggest one-month job gain since the Bureau of Labor Statistics officially began keeping track back in February 1939.
barock turned recession to global depression.
Your opinions mean nothing, and your argument "Reagan didn't undo decades of Democrat damage overnight, gopher girl.
Comparing the two presidencies at identical moments in their first terms is a contrast in style and substance" is hypocritical at best. Nixon / Ford retained the White House from 1968 through 1978, so your decades bullshit just flew out the window. On the other hand, Obama was handed the Great Recession, and yet you expect this issue to be cured overnight?

You sound like the fool you are.

Next time you feel like retorting, back your OPINIONS with links and verifiable facts, as I do consistently. Your opinions are worthless - the facts prove you to be a liar.

You claimed Reagan created 1 million jobs a month you imbecile.

Having a hard time proving your lies numbnuts?.

“JESUS WOULD IMPEACH THE GOP!!!”

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#7685 Feb 13, 2014
harmonious wrote:
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How about you Fatboy? You're on here daily, kissing Barry's backside, where's the jobs he promised?
Can you man up for once and drop your mealy mouthed palavering about, Bush, Reagan, the Tea Pot dome scandal, etc. and tell is where the jobs Bongo Barry promised America are?
Well, can you, Punk?
Looks like you and your ilk have no skills to fill the over 3 million jobs currently available punk;

"Three million open jobs in U.S., but who's qualified?
Millions of jobs are waiting to be filled, but employers say they can't find qualified workers because of "the skills gap"

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/three-million-ope...

"Companies Say 3 Million Unfilled Positions in Skill Crisis: Jobs"

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-07-25/comp...

"U.S. Unemployment: Three Million Jobs in America are Waiting to be Filled

http://moneymorning.com/2013/07/29/u-s-unempl... #

Go learn a skill you dope, and stop bitching so f'in much!

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Since: Mar 10

Huntington, NY

#7686 Feb 13, 2014
TonyT1961 wrote:
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Your opinions mean nothing, and your argument "Reagan didn't undo decades of Democrat damage overnight, gopher girl.
Comparing the two presidencies at identical moments in their first terms is a contrast in style and substance" is hypocritical at best. Nixon / Ford retained the White House from 1968 through 1978, so your decades bullshit just flew out the window. On the other hand, Obama was handed the Great Recession, and yet you expect this issue to be cured overnight?
You sound like the fool you are.
Next time you feel like retorting, back your OPINIONS with links and verifiable facts, as I do consistently. Your opinions are worthless - the facts prove you to be a liar.
You claimed Reagan created 1 million jobs a month you imbecile.
Having a hard time proving your lies numbnuts?.
They are facts.

Reagan's policies are used as positive examples by economics professors.

barock's socialist policies only spread more misery.

http://reason.com/blog/2014/02/12/us-slides-1...

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Since: Oct 07

denver

#7687 Feb 13, 2014
TonyT1961 wrote:
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Looks like you and your ilk have no skills to fill the over 3 million jobs currently available punk;
"Three million open jobs in U.S., but who's qualified?
Millions of jobs are waiting to be filled, but employers say they can't find qualified workers because of "the skills gap"
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/three-million-ope...
"Companies Say 3 Million Unfilled Positions in Skill Crisis: Jobs"
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-07-25/comp...
"U.S. Unemployment: Three Million Jobs in America are Waiting to be Filled
http://moneymorning.com/2013/07/29/u-s-unempl... #
Go learn a skill you dope, and stop bitching so f'in much!
I have my own company, now where';s the jobs Barry Bongo promised? He's the lying sack of shit who promised them. You're the liar who can't answer.
Delbert

Newport News, VA

#7689 Feb 13, 2014
harmonious wrote:
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Not true, we spend an obscene amount on our embassies and somehow money was found for some expensive electric vehicle in a European embassy. We spend too much money, cuts need to be made everywhere.
Barry and Hillary had their people in the most dangerous country on the face of the planet, proper security should have been paramount. Christ, no Americans should have even been there.
Then the tax cuts that drained the tresury should have never happened nor should the republicans in 2010 held the nation hostage for their extensions knowing in 2010 people were serving in hostile nations for the united states and needed beefed up security under those situations.

The GOP fought for and reeceived an extention of the Bush Tax cuts, then turned around and reduced funding to the State Department causing the deaths of Stevens and 3 Contractors.

We know what happen in Benghazi and the root cause.

“JESUS WOULD IMPEACH THE GOP!!!”

Since: May 09

Lake Success, N.Y.

#7690 Feb 13, 2014
mjjcpa wrote:
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They are facts.
Reagan's policies are used as positive examples by economics professors.
barock's socialist policies only spread more misery.
http://reason.com/blog/2014/02/12/us-slides-1...
This shit link has nothing to do with Reagan policies.

Hard time defending the indefensible moron?

Liked your family boat ride pick.

Go back with them now.

“JESUS WOULD IMPEACH THE GOP!!!”

Since: May 09

Lake Success, N.Y.

#7691 Feb 13, 2014
harmonious wrote:
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I have my own company, now where';s the jobs Barry Bongo promised? He's the lying sack of shit who promised them. You're the liar who can't answer.
Sure you do numbnuts. You're here so often, you must think posting here is owning a company.

Answered your question with three verifiable links moron.

Why can't you read?
Delbert

Newport News, VA

#7692 Feb 13, 2014
mjjcpa wrote:
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They are facts.
Reagan's policies are used as positive examples by economics professors.
barock's socialist policies only spread more misery.
http://reason.com/blog/2014/02/12/us-slides-1...
One of Rearan's lasting policies is the criminalization of mental disease. Reagan with his cuts stopped funding for the mentally ill, forcing the closing of institutions to treat the mentally ill. With facilities being eliminated the Mentally Ill were housed in prisons around the country.

So other society put the mentally ill in prisons, I believe it was Hitler. Reagan and Hitler share at lease one belief.

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Bordentown, NJ

#7693 Feb 13, 2014
Delbert wrote:
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One of Rearan's lasting policies is the criminalization of mental disease. Reagan with his cuts stopped funding for the mentally ill, forcing the closing of institutions to treat the mentally ill. With facilities being eliminated the Mentally Ill were housed in prisons around the country.
So other society put the mentally ill in prisons, I believe it was Hitler. Reagan and Hitler share at lease one belief.
Are you referring to Carter's Mental Health Systems Act of 1980?

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Since: Mar 10

Huntington, NY

#7695 Feb 13, 2014
http://reason.com/blog/2014/02/12/us-slides-1...

Countries that pride themselves on being democracies and respecting the rule of law have not set an example, far from it. Freedom of information is too often sacrificed to an overly broad and abusive interpretation of national security needs, marking a disturbing retreat from democratic practices. Investigative journalism often suffers as a result.

This has been the case in the United States (46th), which fell 13 places, one of the most significant declines, amid increased efforts to track down whistleblowers and the sources of leaks. The trial and conviction of Private Bradley Manning and the pursuit of NSA analyst Edward Snowden were warnings to all those thinking of assisting in the disclosure of sensitive information that would clearly be in the public interest.

US journalists were stunned by the Department of Justice’s seizure of Associated Press phone records without warning in order to identify the source of a CIA leak. It served as a reminder of the urgent need for a “shield law” to protect the confidentiality of journalists’ sources at the federal level. The revival of the legislative process is little consolation for James Risen of The New York Times, who is subject to a court order to testify against a former CIA employee accused of leaking classified information. And less still for Barrett Brown, a young freelance journalist facing 105 years in prison in connection with the posting of information that hackers obtained from Statfor, a private intelligence company with close ties to the federal government.
Delbert

Newport News, VA

#7700 Feb 13, 2014
Teaman wrote:
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Are you referring to Carter's Mental Health Systems Act of 1980?
No, Reagan's program in lieu of expanding defense spending for SDI, or Star Wars project.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/fe...

PBS has documentries you may find useful for information.

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Since: May 09

Lake Success, N.Y.

#7701 Feb 13, 2014
Delbert wrote:
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No, Reagan's program in lieu of expanding defense spending for SDI, or Star Wars project.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/fe...
PBS has documentries you may find useful for information.
Excellent link. A wonderfully detailed synopsis of how Reagan impacted our economy.

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