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
Lord Fetch

Chicago, IL

#806443 Nov 16, 2012
Looking at it wrote:
<quoted text>
Hey dick you don’t have to buy from those companies that outsource.
OH WAIT A MINUTE THAT MEANS YOU CAN’T BUY A CAR FROM THE BIG THREE!
HEY WAIT A MINUTE DIDN’T WE LEND THEM MONEY?
so you are in favor of outsourcing? good for you...you've got a real future in the destruction of the country...yep...republic*nt alright
Uh no

Shelton, CT

#806444 Nov 16, 2012
Jeebuss wrote:
Yep.
People don't care. They just wanted a black president. Period.
You're right, they have no one to blame but themselves when taxes skyrocket and the military becomes downsized, leaving us vulnerable to attacks. They are actually happy that they have put this country in danger.
Remember Jeebus? First Responder to this entire disgusting thread? Turns out The Republicans set up the whole Fiscal Cliff thingie (Jeebus quoted thusly "they have no one to blame but themselves when taxes skyrocket and the military becomes downsized") and now are trying to wiggle out of their own petard.
The Republicans managed to re-elect this black president. Period.
That is, thanx to their incredibly painful-to-watch missteps and general obstructionist bullshit.
Turns out people DO care, not because they wanted a black president. Period. So what do they care about?
The black president. Period. who got RE-elected as the most viable candidate, running on his own record/performance since 2008. To quote Paul Harvey - "And that's the rest of the story."
Hey Jeebus, how's that Period thing workin' out fer ya?
Lord Fetch

Chicago, IL

#806445 Nov 16, 2012
somebody's dog didn't lick his master's balls today
Lord Fetch

Chicago, IL

#806446 Nov 16, 2012
Sister Kathryn Lust wrote:
<quoted text>Unless you want to consider your bowel movements as a 'resource', humans don't create natural resources. We just consume them, at a higher rate than any other creature on the planet.
Try again?
orange lion? is that what happens when a vegan tiger gets beaten down?

“I'm here with bells on.”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#806447 Nov 16, 2012
One for all all for one wrote:
<quoted text>
Since Republicans wouldn't care where my next meal came from or helping out an unwanted child, why should they care what I do with my body? The truth is, they don't really give a damn about abortion. It's a political tool, and that's all. Republicans act is if they really care about abortion, yet would deny that child funding because it's considered socialism and an insult to their tight wallets. I'm not advocating abortion or saying that it's right or wrong. Although I would personally find it difficult to have an abortion, I'm merely pointing out that it should be my right, if I choose to do so.
Careful there, lady - you're using logic and facts, and applying personal responsibility to a personal situation. Peppy only understands emotional appeal, religious fervor, and obtaining control over others' personal decisions.

Oh, and candy dispensers. Can't forget those.

:)
Lord Fetch

Chicago, IL

#806448 Nov 16, 2012
Imhotep wrote:
Hostess RIP?
Fox will blame Obama and the evil unions!
Look for Warmart knockoff like 'Snowballs'
Sniff sniff... You can be assured the hostess CEO will scamper off with millions.
PrivCo, a company that researches privately-held firms, estimates that at the end of 2011, Hostess had $40.3 million in cash and $1.43 billion in liabilities, including $303 million in debt that came due this year. PrivCo CEO Sam Hamadeh calls these figures a “recipe for a disaster in the making.”
Hamadeh says the company’s “onerous union contracts and its massively unfunded pension obligations” are a big part of the problem.“As of January 2012, Hostess’ pension fund was approximately $2 billion underfunded,”.
Hostess is trying to shed some of these obligations via bankruptcy proceedings, but management is finding out that unionized rank-and-file workers aren’t on board with these concessions and want the company to uphold its collective bargaining agreements made in better times.
The rising cost of ingredients like flour and sugar also put a squeeze on Hostess’s bottom line.
victims of vulture capitalism and horrible business sense....and an informed former customer base

Since: Nov 09

Beaver Island, MI

#806449 Nov 16, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
Since the reelection of President Obama, there’s been a surge of interest in secession. A petition on the White House webpage requesting that Washington allow Texas to secede has attracted over 100,000 signatures. The Washington Examiner notes that similar petitions have been established for Alaska, Rhode Island, New York, Maryland, Florida, Tennessee and Georgia, although these have attracted fewer signatures.
The petitions have no legal force and are semi-anonymous. Nevertheless, Erick Erickson of RedState thought it worth the effort to read them out of the conservative movement. Texas governor Rick Perry apparently concurs.
These developments are little more than linkbait for liberal bloggers. No state is going to secede. And I doubt that many of the petitioners are serious about wanting to do so.
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/secess...
linkbait.
There was also a petition from residents living in a city in Texas, I believe it was Austin, to secede from Texas and remain part of the United States of America.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#806450 Nov 16, 2012
Partisans Are Free To Be Embarrassed by Romney Once More

Scott Galupo observes that Jennifer Rubin’s pro-Romney cheerleading has suddenly vanished now that he is yesterday’s man, and adds:

You know what might help improve conservative “messaging” problems in future campaigns? A more honest class of professional pundits.

Rubin was an extreme example of completely shameless Romney boosterism over the last year, but like a lot of other partisans she defended many Romney blunders during the campaign no matter how absurd they might have been. This wasn’t just a matter of covering for a candidate’s mistakes, which is what one can expect from partisan supporters. More often, this involved celebrating the candidate’s failures as brilliant masterstrokes that would carry the ticket to victory. According to this view, Romney’s foreign trip was a triumph, his response to the Benghazi and Cairo attacks was appropriate and correct, and his 47% comments were a clever indictment of the incumbent’s agenda.

There was a brief period in late September when many conservative activists claimed to be pleased by Romney’s 47% comments because they thought he was making a valid and vitally important argument. Because it was neither valid nor popular, that particular pro-Romney argument died away fairly quickly, but the partisan impulse to make excuses for one’s candidate and otherwise “get with the program” remained as strong as ever. Once Romney lost, his partisan boosters could return to their previous disdain for him, and they were suddenly free to be embarrassed by him. Partisan and personal political incentives now direct these former boosters to create as much distance between the party and its failed nominee as possible. It should be kept in mind that it was the same impulse that earlier drove Romney supporters to ignore all of the signs that their candidate was failing and to overlook the evidence that he was a poor candidate for the Presidency.

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/lariso...
Lord Fetch

Chicago, IL

#806452 Nov 16, 2012
Waxman wrote:
<quoted text>
USPS just fills up my mailbox with nothing but junk.
happens when you get old and insignificant...
TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#806453 Nov 16, 2012
GhostofRaygun wrote:
<quoted text>Agree. What would the US do if Canada came across the boarder, kicked out the land owners and put up 70,000 homes on American land they did NOT own. I'm tried of America bowing down to Israel.
Read some history-the brits got their butts kicked via Canuk bootheels more than twice before it all got settled.

GO ISRAEL!!! Lay some of the greedy, uncompromising terrorist anarchy right back at 'em!!

Peace and TEA.

Since: Sep 10

Location hidden

#806454 Nov 16, 2012
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Chernobyl was a disaster because the Soviets did not provide containment structures for their reactors, something never even considered in the US.
Three Mile Island was contained completely and was not a disaster....except financially.
Burning firewood emits particulates and volatile organics.
Nobraina is easy to spot.

He's the only one stupid enough to promote coal, even as the USA shutters coal plants and switches to clean natural gas.

America will be an energy leader due to our vast natural gas reserves.

We don't need no stinkin' coal!!

NG has 50% less CO2 emissions than coal, no mercury or sulfur.

You're an old fool with old, outdated ideas. Being from Centralia, PA, it's no surprise. THe fumes melted your brain years ago!!

I've destroyed your arguments many times, but you just keep coming back, promoting the same stupid nonsense.

Here's an indicator:

Peabody Coal symbol BTU - April 2011 Stock price over $70.

Peabody Coal today - stock price $25.

The writing is on the wall. Too bad you can't read.
TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#806455 Nov 16, 2012
Lord Fetch wrote:
somebody's dog didn't lick his master's balls today
You-NO loyal companion for You...now adjust your attitude.
TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#806456 Nov 16, 2012
Lord Fetch wrote:
<quoted text>victims of vulture capitalism and horrible business sense....and an informed former customer base
And a stupid herd pack-unwilling and/or unable and/or incapable of compromising, for the betterment of ALL (not just a handful).

FORD DID IT.

Losers.

TEA.
Lord Fetch

Chicago, IL

#806457 Nov 16, 2012
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>That post shows the extent of your stupidity. Don't even bother trying to tidy that post up.
these idiots never had an issue with the post office until bush's handlers did...

“I'm here with bells on.”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#806458 Nov 16, 2012
One for all all for one wrote:
<quoted text>
Reality check...teens have been having sex for eons. You can't prevent that or believe it away. Exposure to TV, movies, the media, friends, etc., may encourage sex, but no matter, they'd be doing it anyway. Once those hormones kick in, there's no stopping those urges, unless we understand the nature of the beast. E D U C A T I O N is not ignorance; refusing to educate our children is. Condoms can help to prevent a lot of unwanted pregnancies, and that also means less abortions. Now what is so wrong with that, considering the population is exploding, along with poverty and soaring medical costs.
There you go, using logic again. Fetus worshipers and abstinence advocates refuse to understand human nature, biology, or the consequences of deliberate ignorance.

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#806459 Nov 16, 2012
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Chernobyl was a disaster because the Soviets did not provide containment structures for their reactors, something never even considered in the US.
Three Mile Island was contained completely and was not a disaster....except financially.
Burning firewood emits particulates and volatile organics.
I have a friend whose daughter was conceived during TMI. She has a gene defect that will kill her. I live in the TMI area & I have heard what happened.

There was significant radiation leaked & it had a negative effect on many people.

They just had an emergency shut down at TMI about a month ago.

So Chernobyl was not a nuclear disaster? That design is still used today.

As for particulates, so does coal. You said smoke from wood was worse, it is not. Wood smoke does not contain sulfur & mercury.
Lord Fetch

Chicago, IL

#806460 Nov 16, 2012
OldRaider wrote:
<quoted text>
There was also a petition from residents living in a city in Texas, I believe it was Austin, to secede from Texas and remain part of the United States of America.
it was austin and they wanted to annex a couple of nearby towns...

just when you think texas is the sphincter of the united states...

WAY TO GO AUSTIN!!!
concerned American

Stanton, KY

#806461 Nov 16, 2012
The reason he got relected was because he put 20,000,000 people on food stamps! Who wouldn't vote for him?? All of the blacks and Hispanic put him in there!! Oh well! No mo Obama after this term!!!

The South will Rise Again!!!!!!!
Lord Fetch

Chicago, IL

#806462 Nov 16, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
Partisans Are Free To Be Embarrassed by Romney Once More
Scott Galupo observes that Jennifer Rubin’s pro-Romney cheerleading has suddenly vanished now that he is yesterday’s man, and adds:
You know what might help improve conservative “messaging” problems in future campaigns? A more honest class of professional pundits.
Rubin was an extreme example of completely shameless Romney boosterism over the last year, but like a lot of other partisans she defended many Romney blunders during the campaign no matter how absurd they might have been. This wasn’t just a matter of covering for a candidate’s mistakes, which is what one can expect from partisan supporters. More often, this involved celebrating the candidate’s failures as brilliant masterstrokes that would carry the ticket to victory. According to this view, Romney’s foreign trip was a triumph, his response to the Benghazi and Cairo attacks was appropriate and correct, and his 47% comments were a clever indictment of the incumbent’s agenda.
There was a brief period in late September when many conservative activists claimed to be pleased by Romney’s 47% comments because they thought he was making a valid and vitally important argument. Because it was neither valid nor popular, that particular pro-Romney argument died away fairly quickly, but the partisan impulse to make excuses for one’s candidate and otherwise “get with the program” remained as strong as ever. Once Romney lost, his partisan boosters could return to their previous disdain for him, and they were suddenly free to be embarrassed by him. Partisan and personal political incentives now direct these former boosters to create as much distance between the party and its failed nominee as possible. It should be kept in mind that it was the same impulse that earlier drove Romney supporters to ignore all of the signs that their candidate was failing and to overlook the evidence that he was a poor candidate for the Presidency.
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/lariso...
i sure hope people remember that this is how they really think because in 2014, suddenly, they will have been the party that was REALLY looking out for women and minorities all along...

history and facts (not to mention video)...pffffffft
brown eyes

Salem, VA

#806463 Nov 16, 2012
The difference between Republicans and Democrats:
A Republican and a Democrat were walking down the street when they came to a homeless person. The Democrat gave the homeless person his business card and told him to come to his business for a job. He then took twenty dollars out of his pocket and gave it to the homeless person.
The Republican was very impressed and when they came to another homeless person, he decided to help. He walked over to the homeless person and gave him directions to the welfare office. He then reached into the Democrats pocket and gave the homeless man fifty dollars.
Now you know the difference between Republicans and Democrats.

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