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
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#894787 Apr 29, 2013
In a first, black voter turnout rate passes whites

America's blacks voted at a higher rate than other minority groups in 2012 and by most measures surpassed the white turnout for the first time, reflecting a deeply polarized presidential election in which blacks strongly supported Barack Obama while many whites stayed home.

Had people voted last November at the same rates they did in 2004, when black turnout was below its current historic levels, Republican Mitt Romney would have won narrowly, according to an analysis conducted for The Associated Press.

Census data and exit polling show that whites and blacks will remain the two largest racial groups of eligible voters for the next decade. Last year's heavy black turnout came despite concerns about the effect of new voter-identification laws on minority voting, outweighed by the desire to re-elect the first black president.

http://www.necn.com/04/29/13/In-a-first-black...

"A white Mormon swimming in money with offshore accounts buying up companies and laying off their employees just doesn't quite fit my idea of a president."
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#894788 Apr 29, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Pushed green energy in Texas, education, and expanded welfare with added faith based welfare.
My God, not green energy initiatives OMG OMG OMG
Not education - those socialist union f*cks.
Not welfare - taking from the rich & giving to the poor.
Funny how you right whiers no longer agree with any of those issues.
Yet here you are, praising Bush.
I can only assume its because you are just ignorant of the facts.
And UNlike you former POTUS (now aka Bush haters and blamers) duhmmies

I don't even dislike/hate this current POTUS either.

But the current admin sure isn't with out it's share of STUPID.

DUHMmy.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#894789 Apr 29, 2013
Boston, from afar: Will someone please explain my America to me?

Here in Israel, where the terrible effects of weaponry are all too evident, I've yet to meet the person who mistakes firearms for liberty and general welfare.

http://www.haaretz.com/blogs/a-special-place-...
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#894790 Apr 29, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Speaking of free money__the CIA has been sending tens of million$ in "ghost money" to the Afghanistan presidents office since the beginning of the war.
The cash which arrived in suitcases and plastic bags was used to buy influence and loyalty among politicians, warlords and ranking Taliban. So the story goes!
CHRISTIE/Rand et al 2016!
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#894791 Apr 29, 2013
Realtime wrote:
Tamerlan and his mother vaguely discussed Jihad.
Compared to the US, Russia has very few malcontents to monitor and much less of a language barrier yo overcome.
Chances are very good that the Tsarnaev's had been on Russia's watch list for a good number of years due to the family requesting asylum.
Sooo...ummmmmmmmmm...how many red flags does it take on a visa request to go visit Russia then??????????
Jimmy

Newington, CT

#894793 Apr 29, 2013
Dajokerman wrote:
<quoted text>
332 Obama vs 206 Romney.
Obama has won an overwhelming majority in the Electoral College, a majority of the popular vote and a majority of the nation’s states—including most of the country’s largest states and states in every major region of the republic: New England, the mid-Atlantic, the Great Lakes, the South, the Southwest, the Mountain West and the West. Winning all battle ground states but one.
Look, it's painful to watch your team get smashed. I get it, but this wasn't even close and taking 51% as the popular vote is a landslide(which you are rounding down because if memory serves me right it was 51.7% which would make it closer to 52% rounded up), because any way you slice it he won with millions more voting for him than everyone else.(you know, there was other people running in the election.) Romney got 47% of the vote (47%... where did I hear that number before....)
So landslide, by definition a crushing defeat. ideals completely rejected, theme not acceptable, no one wants what you are selling, Maybe next time, sorry I am just not that into you, we are just different people now with different paths and this isn't going to work out.
Math doesn't change either way you work it out.
Sorry Dorkerman. 52-48% popular vote is not a landslide. Now you really should pull your fingers out of that light socket while snorting that snow.

Level 4

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#894794 Apr 29, 2013
When MSN is even worried about the economy...

http://money.msn.com/investing/c_galleryregul...

The Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank, the Bank of England and the Bank of Japan are all printing money and injecting it into the financial systems in various ways and, while this is giving stocks a sugar rush, it's not really helping the real economy heal its deep wounds. Despite the fact the Fed has nearly quadrupled the monetary base since 2008 and pushed inflation-adjusted interest rates deep into negative territory, we've experienced the weakest postwar recovery on record. And by many measures, things are starting to stall again.

...Obamacare is the noose around this economy and job creation. Time to stop blaming Bush and take a good look at Obama.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#894795 Apr 29, 2013
Realtime wrote:
Tamerlan and his mother vaguely discussed Jihad.
Compared to the US, Russia has very few malcontents to monitor and much less of a language barrier yo overcome.
Chances are very good that the Tsarnaev's had been on Russia's watch list for a good number of years due to the family requesting asylum.
Did they think he wanted to go take a quickie course on how to become a U.S. "czar"??????????

Average approx ticket price-"just" Two tousand Americano rubbles.
Wow, must be nice to have been earning enough to fly around like that.

“Smart@ss”

Since: Dec 07

Location hidden

#894796 Apr 29, 2013
No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups.. Get all the fools on your side and you can be elected to anything you idiot...
Wow... Because I see something for what it is... you know... math = victory. I am an idiot?

Should I pretend like others that it was in fact a "close" race, in the mean time I could also chase down a unicorn.

Interesting view point, anyone who voted for Obama is a fool which is the majority of America so by your logic America is a nation of fools.

You sir, are a American hating terrorist. Why do you hate America so much? We have done so much for the world our advancements in medicine alone should be points of admiration but you hate us so much...

No, America is a great country regardless of what your American hating punk @ss says. U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A!
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#894797 Apr 29, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Boston, from afar: Will someone please explain my America to me?
Here in Israel, where the terrible effects of weaponry are all too evident, I've yet to meet the person who mistakes firearms for liberty and general welfare.
http://www.haaretz.com/blogs/a-special-place-...
as compared to mortar and shell lobbing daily?
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#894798 Apr 29, 2013
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.-- Just as the St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church choir began its final hymn, a man vaulted over pews and lashed out at the singers, sending four churchgoers to the hospital with stab wounds, authorities said.

Worshippers screamed as the shocking and chaotic scene unfolded Sunday with the attacker continuing the onslaught until he was tackled and held by church members for officers, who raced to the scene, police said.

Police identified the suspect as 24-year-old Lawrence Capener

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/29/lawr...
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#894799 Apr 29, 2013
Russia’s National Counterterrorism Committee (NAK) says a security operation in the North Caucasus republic of Daghestan has resulted in the deaths of two members of a local criminal group.

The information center at the NAK said on April 24 that security forces were tipped off that two militants were in the village of Sogratl in Daghestan’s Gubin district.

Security forces blocked off access to the building the armed men were in and called on them to surrender.

The two men reportedly “fired indiscriminately” and were killed when security forces returned fire.

http://www.rferl.org/content/russia-security-...

Level 4

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#894800 Apr 29, 2013
MSN - Stanford economist John B. Taylor discussed in the Wall Street Journal that we need to reduce people's expectation of future taxes by shrinking the influence the government has on the economy. It performed its role getting us out of the financial crises. Now, it's time to step aside and let entrepreneurs and the free market get to work.

http://money.msn.com/investing/c_galleryregul...

Again, MSN is even starting to get it. Maybe some on the left here should too. Obama's vision of big government is the problem. It always has been.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#894801 Apr 29, 2013
Dajokerman wrote:
<quoted text>
Wow... Because I see something for what it is... you know... math = victory. I am an idiot?
Should I pretend like others that it was in fact a "close" race, in the mean time I could also chase down a unicorn.
Interesting view point, anyone who voted for Obama is a fool which is the majority of America so by your logic America is a nation of fools.
You sir, are a American hating terrorist. Why do you hate America so much? We have done so much for the world our advancements in medicine alone should be points of admiration but you hate us so much...
No, America is a great country regardless of what your American hating punk @ss says. U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A!
They're brainwashed by rightwing radio and tv.
Jimmy

Newington, CT

#894802 Apr 29, 2013
Dajokerman wrote:
<quoted text>
Wow... Because I see something for what it is... you know... math = victory. I am an idiot?
Should I pretend like others that it was in fact a "close" race, in the mean time I could also chase down a unicorn.
Interesting view point, anyone who voted for Obama is a fool which is the majority of America so by your logic America is a nation of fools.
You sir, are a American hating terrorist. Why do you hate America so much? We have done so much for the world our advancements in medicine alone should be points of admiration but you hate us so much...
No, America is a great country regardless of what your American hating punk @ss says. U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A!
Yes, you are an idiot. Here you go moron. We will spoon feed it to you, idiot:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_landslid...
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#894803 Apr 29, 2013
Realtime wrote:
Tamerlan and his mother vaguely discussed Jihad.
Compared to the US, Russia has very few malcontents to monitor and much less of a language barrier yo overcome.
Chances are very good that the Tsarnaev's had been on Russia's watch list for a good number of years due to the family requesting asylum.
Now the parents are not coming. Good.

“Smart@ss”

Since: Dec 07

Location hidden

#894804 Apr 29, 2013
Jimmy wrote:
<quoted text>
Sorry Dorkerman. 52-48% popular vote is not a landslide. Now you really should pull your fingers out of that light socket while snorting that snow.
48%... where are you getting this 48% Romney didn't even get close to 48%. 332 to 206 and close to 5% more voting for Obama than Romney and that isn't a landslide... please tell me then, what is?
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#894805 Apr 29, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
<quoted text>
as compared to mortar and shell lobbing daily?
gagagagooogoooo ticktacktoe

“Amor patriae.”

Level 5

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#894806 Apr 29, 2013
Realtime wrote:
Tamerlan and his mother vaguely discussed Jihad.
Compared to the US, Russia has very few malcontents to monitor and much less of a language barrier yo overcome.
Chances are very good that the Tsarnaev's had been on Russia's watch list for a good number of years due to the family requesting asylum.
Be honest with yourself, just once. This administration is an example, to the world, of what happens when academic theoreticians are put in charge of social misfits, under the leadership of a vapid, foppish Dandy. They definitely exemplify diversity, but collectively, they're so inept they couldn't change a light bulb.

Since: Nov 11

Westerville, OH

#894807 Apr 29, 2013
1. Faith, love, and children
President Obama became the first sitting president to address Planned Parenthood on Friday. Not surprisingly, he didn’t have anything to say about Kermit Gosnell, or the wave of medical emergencies at abortion clinics, or the sex-selection abortions Live Action discovered at Planned Parenthood. Obama didn’t even use the word “abortion” in his speech. Abortion is so wonderful that even the most strident abortion radical ever elected to the White House can’t bring himself to say the word.

If the abortion industry didn’t enjoy the nearly religious devotion of the Left, it would be Occupy Wall Street’s favorite example of a big business that pays big bucks for political influence, so it can operate with ridiculously lax oversight, weak safety standards, and lavish subsidies. Kermit Gosnell preyed relentlessly upon poor black women, while treating his assistants like sweat shop labor. The excuses offered by Planned Parenthood when its staff is caught flaunting the law on undercover video are reminiscent of tobacco company executives trying to claim that smoking isn’t bad for you. The Democrat Party has expressed a willingness to shut down the entire government to protect Planned Parenthood subsidies. When a prominent charity, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, tried to decouple from Planned Parenthood, the response was straight out of “The Sopranos.” You are required to fund this organization, and you are not allowed to stop. They’ve got a lot of money, political clout, and media influence available to enforce that directive....

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