Barack Obama, our next President

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"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 ...

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Just a reminder for Republicans to set their clocks ahead 100 years tonight to join the rest of us in the 21st century.
That is all you have is Repub or Dems. Repub need to come to the 21th century and Dems need to understand the communism is just more fascisms.
And Americans need to kick both your as# out of America. You and your facist government are a threat to Liberty and Freedom.

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<quoted text>The Dodd-Franks comedy act in the House of Representatives that said thre was nothing wrong with the Savings and Loans. Come on Davey Boie even you know that don't ya??
They said no such thing, dumbass.

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John Galt wrote:
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Selective birth control, to eliminate undesirable minority populations, a worthwhile goal.
I'm thinking slipping birth control into beer sold at NASCAR events should o the trick.

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No Surprize wrote:
<quoted text>How much debt has obama signed on?
Any debt since Jan of 2011 was approved by Boehner first.
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PDUPONT wrote:
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Single-payer national health insurance is a system in which a single public or quasi-public agency organizes health financing, but delivery of care remains largely private.
Currently, the U.S. health care system is outrageously expensive, yet inadequate. Despite spending more than twice as much as the rest of the industrialized nations ($8,160 per capita), the United States performs poorly in comparison on major health indicators such as life expectancy, infant mortality and immunization rates. Moreover, the other advanced nations provide comprehensive coverage to their entire populations, while the U.S. leaves 51 million completely uninsured and millions more inadequately covered.
The reason we spend more and get less than the rest of the world is because we have a patchwork system of for-profit payers. Private insurers necessarily waste health dollars on things that have nothing to do with care: overhead, underwriting, billing, sales and marketing departments as well as huge profits and exorbitant executive pay. Doctors and hospitals must maintain costly administrative staffs to deal with the bureaucracy. Combined, this needless administration consumes one-third (31 percent) of Americans’ health dollars.
Single-payer financing is the only way to recapture this wasted money. The potential savings on paperwork, more than $400 billion per year, are enough to provide comprehensive coverage to everyone without paying any more than we already do.
Under a single-payer system, all Americans would be covered for all medically necessary services, including: doctor, hospital, preventive, long-term care, mental health, reproductive health care, dental, vision, prescription drug and medical supply costs. Patients would regain free choice of doctor and hospital, and doctors would regain autonomy over patient care.
Physicians would be paid fee-for-service according to a negotiated formulary or receive salary from a hospital or nonprofit HMO / group practice. Hospitals would receive a global budget for operating expenses. Health facilities and expensive equipment purchases would be managed by regional health planning boards.
A single-payer system would be financed by eliminating private insurers and recapturing their administrative waste. Modest new taxes would replace premiums and out-of-pocket payments currently paid by individuals and business. Costs would be controlled through negotiated fees, global budgeting and bulk purchasing.
www.pnhp.org/facts/single-payer-resources
Single payer would free business from having to pay for employee health coverage and allow for more expansion and higher wages.
You're an idiot Jane.
Brilliant DuPont!
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That is all you have is Repub or Dems. Repub need to come to the 21th century and Dems need to understand the communism is just more fascisms.
And Americans need to kick both your as# out of America. You and your facist government are a threat to Liberty and Freedom.
Pfftttt, another one who doesn't know the meaning of fascism. Aren't you embarrassed to bandy about terms that you know nothing about?
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I'm thinking slipping birth control into beer sold at NASCAR events should o the trick.
Then they'll get "manboobs"
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Anonymous of Indy wrote:
<quoted text>anybody on Federal & State Welfare who keeps propagating is unfit and is a Candidate for Sterilization because we cant afford to take care of anymore that are dependent on the Federal Government & US Tax Payers.
Lol, classic authoritarian response.
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Anonymous of Indy wrote:
<quoted text>Your Right Margaret Sanger agrees and Mike Wallace asked her that question if she was in favor of Birth Control and she said yes on 8:30 in the video.
VERY REVEALING Margaret Sanger Interview MUST SEE ! PLANNED PARENTHOOD
http://www.youtube.com/watch...
Another moron who doesn't know the difference between your and you're!!

What an "edumacation"
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Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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Another moron who doesn't know the difference between your and you're!!
What an "edumacation"
lily's cover of smoke and her bullshit.
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<quoted text> Any debt since Jan of 2011 was approved by Boehner first.
the buck stops with obama you moron..
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Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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Pfftttt, another one who doesn't know the meaning of fascism. Aren't you embarrassed to bandy about terms that you know nothing about?
You wish.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fascism
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I'm thinking slipping birth control into beer sold at NASCAR events should o the trick.
Obama: My administration does not torture. We kill..
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It's almost like a fog rolled in over the democratic party over the past few decades that has blinded and confused them.
What I really think is behind the irrational hatred by many on the left is their much bigger hatred towards anyone striving toward higher ground or any resemblence of societal standards or anyone daring to believe in a higher power. Unfortunately, these are the blind loyalists who are too far gone to help.
But I'm very glad to know you proved yourself to be a clear thinker and no longer believe in the "god of big government" with their fog of lies and deception. It says a lot about you.
It's encouraging to know there's still hope for others like you.
Have a good day. Have to rearrange furniture.
Once again Carol you prove what a clueless twit and liar you are. Those of us on the left don't have any hatred for those who achieve success, it's how you do it that makes the difference . A high school friend of mine came up with an idea for a product and started making it in his parents' garage and steadily expanded, hiring workers and when he sold the business became a very rich man. You may have heard about it, Yankee Candle which employs thousands of workers in its manufacturing facility and its retail outlets across the country and in Europe. Do I begrudge him his success? Absolutely not, he provided employment not only with his company but with other companies that sprung up in competition.
Someone like Mitt Romney however made his money taking over companies, loading them with debt, raiding employee pensions , laying people off and shipping jobs overseas.
Your assertion that those on the left are devoid of religious belief is also totally false. Most of the people I go to church with are liberals. My son is an unabashed liberal and even when he's away at college he gets on the Metro on Sunday to attend services at St. John's on Lafayette Park or goes to a Catholic service on the CUA campus.
Your "societal standards" are code for people like you wanting to force your religious bigotry on others.
Jimmy is a mealy mouthed punk who simply parrots every other ignorant right winger on this topic.
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You wish.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fascism
lily likes more cops, bigger, and better Fascist government..
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Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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Another moron who doesn't know the difference between your and you're!!
What an "edumacation"
That is becouse you'er incompetent facist public school system. moron!!
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Once again Carol you prove what a clueless twit and liar you are. Those of us on the left don't have any hatred for those who achieve success, it's how you do it that makes the difference . A high school friend of mine came up with an idea for a product and started making it in his parents' garage and steadily expanded, hiring workers and when he sold the business became a very rich man. You may have heard about it, Yankee Candle which employs thousands of workers in its manufacturing facility and its retail outlets across the country and in Europe. Do I begrudge him his success? Absolutely not, he provided employment not only with his company but with other companies that sprung up in competition.
Someone like Mitt Romney however made his money taking over companies, loading them with debt, raiding employee pensions , laying people off and shipping jobs overseas.
Your assertion that those on the left are devoid of religious belief is also totally false. Most of the people I go to church with are liberals. My son is an unabashed liberal and even when he's away at college he gets on the Metro on Sunday to attend services at St. John's on Lafayette Park or goes to a Catholic service on the CUA campus.
Your "societal standards" are code for people like you wanting to force your religious bigotry on others.
Jimmy is a mealy mouthed punk who simply parrots every other ignorant right winger on this topic.
clueless twit and liar? LOL.. You are a very special kind of stupid aren't you PDupont?
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That is becouse you'er incompetent facist public school system. moron!!
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lily doesn't know where she's going, but she's on her way..
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Conservative Media’s Propaganda Problem

I second what Dan McCarthy says here:

That spirit of fair play is missing from the reporting that one finds among many well-funded right-wing websites. I’d have a degree of respect for the Washington Free Beacon if its opposition to Hagel had been couched in well-written polemical essays of the sort once produced by Norman Podhoretz. Those kinds of essay can also be dishonest in the particulars, but the genre itself indicates some degree of good-faith self-awareness—awareness of the difference between playing the role of a prosecutor and that of a judge, juror, or bailiff.

The problem with right-wing journalism today isn’t that it features too much opinion but that its reporting is all slant.

This seems to be a problem that happens regardless of the party in power. When there is a Republican administration, many conservative media outlets seem to consider it their responsibility to act as its boosters, almost regardless of what it does, instead of working to hold it accountable. If that means redefining conservatism or spinning bad news to suit the temporary needs of the administration, then that is what often happens. When there is a Democratic administration, the same outlets may want to hold it accountable, but they also often feel obliged to endorse a fantasy, alarmist version of administration actions that make it much more difficult for non-partisans to take their objections and criticism seriously. The anti-Hagel campaign promoted a lot of nonsensical, alarmist claims in the name of transparency and oversight, but in doing so it was just continuing a pattern of bad-faith attacks that have been going on for over four years. It’s a bad habit based partly in the need to outrage and horrify the audience in order to boost their numbers, but it’s also based on the assumption that the other “side” is so biased that they are released from their obligations to be accurate and fair as well. The belief seems to be that “all’s fair in propaganda,” which is exactly what conservative media outlets should not be trying to produce in the first place.

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/lariso...
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PDUPONT wrote:
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Once again Carol you prove what a clueless twit and liar you are. Those of us on the left don't have any hatred for those who achieve success, it's how you do it that makes the difference . A high school friend of mine came up with an idea for a product and started making it in his parents' garage and steadily expanded, hiring workers and when he sold the business became a very rich man. You may have heard about it, Yankee Candle which employs thousands of workers in its manufacturing facility and its retail outlets across the country and in Europe. Do I begrudge him his success? Absolutely not, he provided employment not only with his company but with other companies that sprung up in competition.
Someone like Mitt Romney however made his money taking over companies, loading them with debt, raiding employee pensions , laying people off and shipping jobs overseas.
Your assertion that those on the left are devoid of religious belief is also totally false. Most of the people I go to church with are liberals. My son is an unabashed liberal and even when he's away at college he gets on the Metro on Sunday to attend services at St. John's on Lafayette Park or goes to a Catholic service on the CUA campus.
Your "societal standards" are code for people like you wanting to force your religious bigotry on others.
Jimmy is a mealy mouthed punk who simply parrots every other ignorant right winger on this topic.
Aside from a near monopoly on the medium priced retail market, Yankee Candle has become a huge fundraising item for schools. It's a tremendous organization.

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