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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Whatever wrote:
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You need to Google "EU Greece austerity measures" to assess a wealth of knowledge about how aid to Greece is still being given if Greece continues their austerity program.
https://www.google.com/search...
Come on, you made up this claim that this stopped 6 years ago line.
Can you Google up your declarations of wars son?

I'd like to see if what you claims in Google actually happens!

Any chance of that?
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LOL, yeah that really shows a deep understanding of the Greek austerity program.
lol! How about that US Constitution son? Maybe you can show your 'deep' understanding by proving those dows?

You know, to show you're not a LIAR?

“fairtax.org”

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PRIVATE ACCOUNTS ARE ALREADY WORKING IN TEXAS

March 16, 2005

Private Social Security accounts are already working in Texas and have been for the past 25 years, say observers.

In 1981, federal law allowed municipal government workers to opt-out of Social Security and replace it with private retirement accounts. Galveston County, Texas, decided overwhelmingly to pursue a locally controlled system of private accounts, called the "Alternate Plan."

Under the plan the county withholds about six percent of each employee's salary for retirement; that money, along with a partial match by the county, is invested in personal accounts for each participating employee. The remaining county match covers the cost of disability and life insurance policies for employees, which also pay benefits much higher than those offered by Social Security. It has had remarkable results:

From 1982 through 1997, the rate of return on funds invested in the Galveston plan has averaged 8.6 percent, a return more than four times greater than Social Security.
County workers earning slightly more than $17,000 a year can retire at age 65 with a monthly payment of $1,285 compared with $782 a month under Social Security.
Workers earning $51,263 a year could retire at age 65 with a monthly benefit of $3,846 compared to $1,540 under Social Security.

Even under the relatively low "guaranteed rate of return" in the Galveston plan gives a yield of 4.24 percent, more than double the return for Social Security.
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Obama is a joke.

Check out this Op-Ed in the NY Times from Mr. Putin!

A Plea for Caution From Russia

What Putin Has to Say to Americans About Syria

By VLADIMIR V. PUTIN
Published: September 11, 2013

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/12/opinion/put...
Too bad Obama doesn't have the same high level of intelligence as Putin.
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sonicfilter wrote:
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IMF admits: we failed to realise the damage austerity would do to Greece
http://www.theguardian.com/business/2013/jun/...
it's not Obama who wants us to be another Greece.
Reread your article!

"Market confidence was not restored, the banking system lost 30% of its deposits and the economy encountered a much deeper than expected recession with exceptionally high unemployment."

Market confidence was not RESTORED. Meaning it was lost before austerity measures were taken. Years of socialistic practices bankrupted the country. Socialistic practices that Obama advocates for us.

The banking system lost it's deposits because the government increased taxes on interest 50%. Also a lot of the lost deposits came after Cyprus started taxing (seizing 6.75% to 9.9%)deposits, not the interest earned on deposits.

The deeper than expected recession was not a Greek exclusive, most of the European Union experienced the same more than anticipated downturn with higher unemployment.

The exceptionally high unemployment is a product of the socialistic practices Greece followed for years, also similar to the practices Obama advocates for the USA. These practices encourage people not to work. The Government creates incentives for slackers to be slothful.

Greece's problems were there long before austerity measures were imposed. The other European Union members would not have bailed out Greece if the austerity measures were not imposed. Then where would they be now?
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We who? All you are capable of adding is name calling.
The problem Sonic is having is his claims are NOT backed by recent news articles.
I'm still looking for your HISTORICAL reference for declaration of wars son.

Any chance you'll show you're not lying?
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John Galt wrote:
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Obama can accept Putin's offer or go back to Congress or bomb away.
Obama's choice, Putin probably doesn't care what the fool decides...
lol! Oh, you ruskies!
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John Galt wrote:
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...and the hell with Congress, which will not approve the resolution???
Most foreigners have that opinion....
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Capitol Hill Republicans are trying to stop the Obama administration from offering labor unions a sweetheart deal on ObamaCare, as the White House tries to quell a simmering rebellion from Big Labor over the health care law.

President Obama and White House officials reportedly have called union leaders to try and persuade them to tone down their complaints, pledging an accommodation. The AFL-CIO, though, on Wednesday approved a resolution anyway calling the law "highly disruptive" to union plans.

But reports have surfaced on a plan that would give union workers -- and only union workers -- subsidies to help pay for health insurance even if they're covered through their job. The purported "carve-out" could soothe the simmering discontent within Big Labor. The loyal Democratic supporters and early champions of ObamaCare say they have been slighted by the actís final regulations, which they say is pushing some employees into part-time work and threatens their health insurance plans.
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flack wrote:
<quoted text> Did you notice Ghostie was blathering on under about 6-7 different names this morning from Ashburn Va? Then switched back to yeah in HI.
lol! Really?

I'm impressed with your lack of knowledge son.
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Buroc Millhouse Obama wrote:
Obama is a joke.
Check out this Op-Ed in the NY Times from Mr. Putin!
A Plea for Caution From Russia
What Putin Has to Say to Americans About Syria
By VLADIMIR V. PUTIN
Published: September 11, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/12/opinion/put...
Too bad Obama doesn't have the same high level of intelligence as Putin.
Why is the NYT requesting op-eds from Putin?
No Surprize

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Sep 12, 2013
 
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>Hmmmmmm....... loser that's what you'd call "A democrat" son?
interesting......
It's the culture...
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Whatever wrote:
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The error was the IMF attempting to keep Greece in the Eurozone rather than having them go bankrupt.
If you think a bankrupt Greece would not have to make disastrous cuts than you are naive.
The flaw with your article is assuming a bankrupt country will still have someone who will loan them money to keep operational. Who would that be?
lol! It's amazing how you keep rolling back to your opinions for proof son!
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Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! Oh, you ruskies!
I'd love to see my President as tough with Putin as he is with conservatives on the campaign trail.
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sonicfilter wrote:
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maybe if you could get the Tea Party faithful to agree to cut some of those programs.....
seems they think they work just fine.
lol! Aint it the truth?
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flack wrote:
<quoted text> Privatizing Social Security: The Chilean Experience
attacking Iraq, the republican Experience
4500 dead
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sonicfilter wrote:
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i see that the conservative Brits are acting just like ours.
so they can't use Britain for an example.
lol! They're doing a lot of hand wringing and butt squeezing!
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so where would i find 'thoughts of my own'?
A mindless observation sonicmoron - but the view into a tormented mind was worth the read.

It's the culture....
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Are you kidding me? The Greeks couldn't give their government any more of their money to be taken care of them from cradle to grave.
Austerity was the only alternative. It's what happens when you don't pay heed to the warning "The government can give and the government can take away." It's what happens when the government runs out of other people's money.
Obama wants us to become another Greece.
Authority on Greece...

who was surprise that
Hitler had a dark side
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flack wrote:
A 50-something year old Muslim man arrived at his seat on a crowded flight and immediately didn't want the seat. The seat was next to an elderly white woman reading her Bible. Disgusted, the man said, "I cannot sit here next to this infidel!" then summoned the flight attendant, demanding a new seat. The flight attendant responded, "Let me see if I can find another seat. "After checking, the flight attendant returned and stated "There are no more seats in economy, but I will check with the captain and see if there is something in first class. "The flight attendant returned, stating "The captain has confirmed that there are no more seats in economy, however there is one in first class. It is our company policy to never move a person from economy to first class, but being that it would be some sort of scandal to force a person to sit next to an UNPLEASANT person, the captain agreed to make the switch to first class." Before the irate Muslim man could say anything, the attendant gestured to the elderly woman and said, "Therefore, m'am, if you would so kindly retrieve your personal items, we would like to move you to the comfort of first class as the captain doesn't want you to sit next to an unpleasant person." Passengers in the seats nearby began to applaud while some gave a standing ovation. I say, can I get an Amen to that!
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