His administration is full of this sort of thing. Appointees married to media people, good friends(Holder) appointed to important posts. That woman overseeing the flagging of conservaitve groups applying to IRS for non-profit status is now in a very important position with Obamacare. There's more. The Obama Machine runs deep.I like this one......
"Penny Pritzker: Obama's Worst Insult to His Left-Wing Base."
From a liberal blog.....
"Susie Madrak of the "Crooks and Liars" blog, reacting to Pritzker's nomination in a piece entitled, "Obama Nominates Sleazy Subprime Banker As Commerce Secretary," wrote:
Time for a little stroll down memory lane. This is what I wrote about Penny Pritzer, Obama's just-announced appointee as Commerce Secretary, back in February:
Penny Pritzker, union buster.
Penny Pritzker, sub-prime lender who drove Superior Bank into the ground.
Penny Pritzker, Chicago Board of Ed members who thinks your children only deserve enough education to make them a member of the workforce.
Penny Pritzker, billionaire tax dodger.
Penny Pritzker, potential Secretary of Commerce nominee? Is this a joke?"
IO must love Penny.
Since: Nov 08
#12318 May 19, 2013
#12319 May 20, 2013
Only if you believe complete bullsh!t without any thought or due dilligence to check the accuracy.
Oh - I forgot. I'm talking to you.
#12320 May 20, 2013
You guys are suck suckers for made-up BS.
Joseph Farah editor of that bastion of paranoia, the WorldNetDaily wants us to “rethink” our immigration laws.(h/t:JD)
Farah: Curtail Muslim Immigration
WorldNetDaily editor Joseph Farah has been touting a WND/Wenzel Strategies poll purporting to find that many Muslim-Americans want the imposition of Sharia law, contradicting other studies which found extremely low support for radical views among Muslims in the U.S. Should the results of a Wenzel Strategies survey be trusted?
The polling firm gave Todd Akin the lead in his Senate race (he lost by 16%), claimed Mitt Romney and Republican Senate candidates would win in Ohio and Virginia (they lost) and promoted birther conspiracies. The firm even alleged that polls showing President Obama ahead were skewed to favor Obama (they weren’t) because they employ biased college students and intentionally ignore Tea Partiers. After the election, the firm’s head said Obama only won because his supporters are dumb.
But while speaking to fellow anti-Muslim activist Erik Stackelbeck of the Christian Broadcasting Network, Farah said that the poll proves that the U.S. should rethink allowing Muslim immigration, to which Stakelbeck agreed:
Since: Jan 10
#12321 May 20, 2013
almost +1 Hillary scared me. But, I didn't think BO had a chance because of his (lack of) experience. It's great that a non-white (OK, 50%) was elected POTUSA, however, it should have been someone else...
"He made me realize there are too many desparately impressionable people in this country that will believe ANYTHING."
They're known as the clueless and uneducated.
Since: Jan 10
#12322 May 20, 2013
Why let the facts get in the way of a good story?
#12323 May 20, 2013
We all age.
I'll bet your butt and boobs are closer to the ground today than they were 5-years ago.
#12324 May 20, 2013
You just keep dreaming.....
#12325 May 20, 2013
Hillary, Biden - doesn't matter to us.
You going to trot out Rick Perry or Sarah Palin again? Maybe Herman Cain and Paul Broun?
What's the platform going to be? Cut taxes for the wealthiest, deregulate everything, spend more on military and screw the middle class? That's gotten old.
#12326 May 20, 2013
It's only 7:30 AM.
I'm not drinking. I don't care what the rules say.
Everybody else take a shot if you want one...
#12327 May 20, 2013
Bam! Bam! Bam!
Published: May 19, 2013 at 1:07 pm
Even as his administration has faced intense scrutiny over a trio of controversies, President Obama’s approval rating hasn’t suffered, according to a new CNN/ORC International poll released Sunday.
Fifty-three percent of Americans said they approve of the job the president is doing, while 45 percent said they disapprove. That’s virtually unchanged from an early April survey in which Obama’s approval/disapproval split was 51 percent to 47 percent.
#12328 May 20, 2013
Eat my shorts.
I spent my time serving, and speak from experience and knowledge.
Typical Right Wing Wacko logic - Find the exception and claim its the norm.
Use kids savvy enough to understand the career boon a service academy education provides, and is either smart enough or politically connected enough to get appointed - yea that's a great "norm" to use as an example.
And I know kids with standard intelligence and grade school educations who became millionaires - so what - does that mean grade school educations are all that is necessary in 2013.
You create a country where:
- college education is harder and harder to afford;
- you cut back on student loans and grants;
- you divert public education funds for poor and minority schools to "special" schools for upwardly mobile families;
- you dump handicapped kids are dumped on the public schools, and the "elite" get tax breaks and subsidies to send their kids to private schools;
- you provide tax breaks and subsidies for private schools at the cost of funds for public schools.
In the end, what a surprise, the military is the only alternative for many poor kids to get a competitive education.
You reward someone who steals $100 Million from a bank by upwardly mobile executives with bonuses and stock grants, while you imprison someone one for stealing a loaf of bread;
You envisage kids consuming tons of "prescribed" drugs that will cause addiction, and throw some kid smoking a pot in jail;
You spend hundreds of billions making pretty places prettier, and allow the poor parts of America to disintegrate into hopeless disaster areas where selling dope is the only viable employment option.
And ain't it amazing many kids in the projects will chose to join the military as opposed selling dope and living half his life in prison.
What else are they gonna due, start an engineering firm specializing in major bridge construction ?
Do you live on Planet Earth ?
Every male in my family has enlisted in the Marines when they graduated High School - it's just expected.
But as we all learned, most of the kids we met at San Diego or Paris Island weren't there because they wanted to be, it was just the best of the options available to them.
#12329 May 20, 2013
I was not surprised that Obama's poll numbers haven't changed because of the recent scandals. His strategy is working and working very well. All he has to do is:
Answer questions that aren't asked.
Just keep saying, "I don't know anything about that" or,
"I heard it on the news" or,
"I was really angry when I heard that" or,
"I have asked for their resignation....end of problem" or,
"It's not my fault" or,
"It's Bush's fault" or
"I uh uh, well, I uh uh uh want to make sure that uh uh uh.... we get to the bottom of this uh uh uh situation"
#12330 May 20, 2013
As you have proven time and time again, when shown your ass thru the gapping holes in your logic, you cover the holes with clear cellophane and declare victory.
#12331 May 20, 2013
Eisenhower must have been a card carrying member of the communist party, and Nixon must have pranced naked through the Kremlin quoting Marx and Lenin.
Check out the tax rates and the control of corporations back when those commies ran the show. That Eisenhower - he even looked like a hippie.
Right Wing Wackos live on a planet so far to the Fascist right, we normal Americans gotta ask - Can you even see Earth from your Planet ?
If you live on the South Pole, everything else lives North of you.
Is that how it is in Right Wing Wacko World - your all so far to the right everything else must be a leftist Leeeeeeeeeeberal ?
You children entertain us normal Americans, but Jeez, we are worries you get to thinking again you don't need the grown ups.
You remember what happened last time you took control - wait - you don't - they don't believe in history in Right Wing World.
#12332 May 20, 2013
Regarding the armored vehicles, this type of vehicle is already in service within many policew departments. I would venture that they could've used something like one during the North Hollywood shootout a few years back. And you never know when the next Nakatomi Plaza might be taken over.
Did you happen to notice that the article clearly stated that the total purchase amount was for the next 4-5 years out, which would indicate that the total is not being purchased now, hence how can they be "stockpiling". For someone who is quick to question the comprehension abilities of others, you do seem to jump to conclusions quite a bit yourself.
Another point is that the amount of ammo used in a war, in this case the amount used in Iraq, has no bearing on the amount of ammo required for training personel in these various federal agencies.
Recycled fears, recycled lies.
#12333 May 20, 2013
I threw a bone out to see which dog grabbed it first. Congrats, the big dog always gets the first bone but fails to get the bones Oh my throws out. The liberace dogs only like conservative bones.
Speaking of Liberace, I heard where Michale Douglas is playing the role of Liberace in an upcoming movie. I'm sure all you liberal socialists will be buying tickets in advance, IO will be first in line.
#12334 May 20, 2013
Here's the latest development-
Fox Noise recently got hold of and published the transcript of a secret meeting between Mitch McConnell, and Mitt Romney:
START OF TRANSCRIPT.
Romney : "Look out" !...
It's a fact .... an indisputable truth... that damn IO is using facts and rational analysis ...
We Right Wing Wackos can't face facts ... facts have a well - known liberal bias".
McConnell : "Please, please,.... must distract any readers from those facts... but what about our crdibility ?"
Romney: "You idiot - we have no credibility - the 47% losers who vote for us do it because they're too ignorant to know we are using them like the ignorant parasitic dogs they are.
McConnell: "Sorry chief , I forgot when I filibustered against my own legislation - the RWW Gang supported me even then - both when I was for, and when I was against my own legislation - what a bunch of hicks."
Romney : "We can't allow any discussion as to why we couldn't care less about 5,000 American troops dead for no reason - or $6 Trillion Dollars wasted- sure we didn't demand investigations or impeachment - but hey, a Right Wing Wacko got them killed."
McConnell : "We RWWs may have caused the senseless slaughter of our troops - but we got tax breaks for our rich contributors."
Romney: " And those 13 attacks on embassies and consulates that killed 60 people when Right Wing Wackos were in charge - sure - we didn't demand investigations or impeachment.
McConnel : We may have allowed the slaughter of dozens of people - but we got tax breaks for our rich contributors - and no regulatin 'em either !"
Romney : "Remember - its always always always about the money."
McConnell: " Now Libya - 2 CIA mercenaries and 2 State Department ( or CIA) officers got killed - we can use this - we can shout DAMN - Somebody better pay for this !"
Romney: "I know, it sounds stupidly hypocritical - but as soon as we get Right Wing Wackos back in charge we can explode the deficit again and give the rich more tax breaks."
McConnell : " You're right Willard, It's always, always, always, about the money".
END OF TRANSCRIPT.
#12335 May 20, 2013
Now-now, no need to extending your ignorance. Your post showed exactly what Obama said and exactly what Broun said. They were one and the same. Go show your azz on another network, this network has cancelled your program due to a failure to provide posts with logical thinking.
#12336 May 20, 2013
Maybe we shouldn't let you in on the secret - but Obama isn't too worried about his poll numbers because - keep this real quiet and on the down low - he can't run for re-election.
#12337 May 20, 2013
The point presented was whether Homeland security used more ammo than the military.
Are you saying the only time military fires their weapons are in a war?
Such an ignorant statement deserves clarification.
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