What the 2012 election taught us

What the 2012 election taught us

There are 10323 comments on the The Washington Post story from Nov 6, 2012, titled What the 2012 election taught us. In it, The Washington Post reports that:

We've been scouring the data for clues as to what we should learn from what happened tonight as President Obama relatively easily claimed a second term.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at The Washington Post.

Since: Feb 11

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#6152 Jan 9, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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The so-called "rich" don't even have that much in earnings if you taxed them at 100 percent and made them destitute.
Yeah, because we all that is really going to happen, poor rich people, can hardly make it to the bank.

Since: Feb 11

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#6153 Jan 9, 2013
Fed Up wrote:
A FORD DEALERS REPORT
A load of cr@p.

Why don't you tell us your cousin knows the lady who swears that for sure this is absolutely true...

Email circulars never lie...
Stoneman

Boise, ID

#6154 Jan 9, 2013
The unemployment rate has been above 7% now for over 4 years.

We're looking at 16 TRILLION DOLLARS in gubbermint debt.

The parasites just elected their Boy Wonder for another 4 years, with tax hikes looming and more debt.

The definition of malaise: a vague sense of mental or moral ill-being.

Anybody think we're in a state of malaise?
Dustin

Alexandria, LA

#6155 Jan 10, 2013
The 2012 election taught us that half of this country wants free weed, health care, welfare, and other entitlements. The other half wants a normal life in the real world. Nuff said.

Since: Nov 11

United States

#6156 Jan 10, 2013
Liberals are hypocrites easy to fool.

WENDY'S, TACO BELL FRANCHISES ARE LATEST TO CUT EMPLOYEE HOURS, BLAMING OBAMACARE!!!

The liberal media spinning their unintended consequences!!!

http://tv.msnbc.com/2013/01/08/wendys-taco-be...

If free health care for all is do free then why so many waivers to his liberal friends?

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#6157 Jan 10, 2013
Black Rhino wrote:
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These questions have been answered. By every media outlet in the free world, plus extensive research and the internet allows these things to be looked up reviewed and any questions pertaining to them will be answered.
How is it that all this information is out there, yet you seem to be the only numbskull that can't find it? Here let me help:
go to Google.
Type in "Benghazi".
Look at the information.
Comprehend, or get someone to explain the hard stuff.
Move on.
Go to Google.
Type in "Funds for government programs".
Read the information found.
Comprehend, or get someone to explain the hard stuff.
Move on.
Very simple process, sheep.
Interesting...

Then, because your source for news keeps you well-informed, you should have no problem telling us where Obama was during the 7-hour battle between Al Qaeda and the stripped-down American security detatchment.
Ok, answer the question.

Where exactly was Obama during the 7-hour battle between Al Qaeda and the stripped-down American security forces in Benghazi while the real-time video was being watched in the White House?

And, because your source for news keeps you well-informed, you should have no problem telling us the source of money to pay for Obama's government.

Where will the money come from to pay for Obama's government?

So, what did CNN, CBS, ABC, NBC and MSNBC say the answers to these questions were?

You have to give a location to answer the first question, and identify a source of money to answer the second question.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#6158 Jan 10, 2013
Fed Up wrote:
A FORD DEALERS REPORT
This is exactly why Mitt Romney said that 40 something % of the people are too dependent on the government. They have learned to work the system.
A Ford Dealer's Report - >From Tom Selkis'(Latham Ford) Facebook - True story yesterday at the dealership.
"I'll try to make this as short and to the point as I can.
One of my salesmen here had a woman in his office yesterday wanting to lease a brand new Focus.
As he was reviewing her credit application with her he noticed she was on social security disability.
He said to her you don't look like you're disabled and unable to work.
She said well I'm really not. I could work if I wanted to, but I make more now than I did when I was working and got hurt (non-disabling injury).
She said the gov't sends her $1500.00 a month in 1 check. And she gets $700.00 a month on an EBT card (food stamps), and $800.00 a month for rent. Oh yeah, and 250 minutes free on her phone. That is just south of $3500.00 a month. When she was working, she was taking home about $330.00 per week.
Do the math and then ask yourself why the hell should she go back to work.
If you multiply that by millions of people, you start to realize the scope of the problem we face as a country.
Once the socialists have 51% of the population in that same scenario, we are finished.
The question is when do we cross that threshold if we haven't already, and there are not enough people working to pay enough taxes to support the non-working people? Riots?? Be prepared to protect your homes.
She didn't lease the Focus here because the dealer down the road beat our deal by $10.00/month.
Glad to know she is so frugal with her hard earned money."
How passing info onto others in America is having an effect...
Looks like the real-world to me. If a person learns that the government will take from everyone else to give to them, then they will endorse a government that takes from everyone else and gives to them. That sure beats doing what is necessary to become self-reliant, that's for sure.
Any idiot can figure that out.

“Bullsh*% Detector Enabled”

Since: Dec 08

Brooklyn, New York

#6159 Jan 10, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>Interesting...

Then, because your source for news keeps you well-informed, you should have no problem telling us where Obama was during the 7-hour battle between Al Qaeda and the stripped-down American security detatchment.
Ok, answer the question.

Where exactly was Obama during the 7-hour battle between Al Qaeda and the stripped-down American security forces in Benghazi while the real-time video was being watched in the White House?

And, because your source for news keeps you well-informed, you should have no problem telling us the source of money to pay for Obama's government.

Where will the money come from to pay for Obama's government?

So, what did CNN, CBS, ABC, NBC and MSNBC say the answers to these questions were?

You have to give a location to answer the first question, and identify a source of money to answer the second question.
Truly disturbing.
Billy Ringo

Rego Park, NY

#6160 Jan 10, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
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Looks like the real-world to me. If a person learns that the government will take from everyone else to give to them, then they will endorse a government that takes from everyone else and gives to them. That sure beats doing what is necessary to become self-reliant, that's for sure.
Any idiot can figure that out.
Sure didn't take you long.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#6161 Jan 10, 2013
Black Rhino wrote:
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Truly disturbing.
What's disturbing is you take the lead in defending that fraud Obama, and you can't even answer two simple questions.
Perhaps you were having a series of bad days, and today you feel better. Here are the questions again:

Where exactly was Obama during the 7-hour battle between Al Qaeda and the stripped-down American security forces in Benghazi while the real-time video was being watched in the White House?

Because your source for news keeps you well-informed, you should have no problem telling us the source of money to pay for Obama's government.

Where will the money come from to pay for Obama's government?

So, what did CNN, CBS, ABC, NBC and MSNBC say the answers to these questions were?

You have to give a location to answer the first question, and identify a source of money to answer the second question.

So, is your day today better than your day yesterday when you were exposed as being just another ignorant dupe here pretending to be informed?
How about proving me wrong and answeering the questions....
You have to give a location to answer the first question, and identify a source of money to answer the second question.

Since: Jan 13

Largo, FL

#6162 Jan 10, 2013
I posted this in reply to a right winger on another thread, then I realized that it applies to all right wingers, so, as a public service, I am posting it here. This is my message to DBWrier, martinezjosel, au contraire, and all the other right wingers:
"I'm sorry you're such an unhappy person. I can't blame you, I guess. All that money you spent on books by Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, and the other right wing charlatans. All that money you spent on DVDs telling you how the evil Obama was a dictator. All that money you spent getting customized tea bags stapled to your "World's Greatest Patriot" hat.
And of course, all the time you invested. Sitting by the radio, drooling and nodding vigorously at everything Limaugh said. All the time in front of the TV, watching Beck, and yelling, "You tell 'em, Glenn!"
And of course, the dreams. The dreams of a great right wing victory in 2012, the dream of seeing Obama tarred and feathered by the American people. You bought into all of it. You smiled happily when Dick Morris promised you a "Romney landslide", didn't you? You right-wingers were gonna take complete power, weren't you? You were gonna show them lousy liberals whose side the 'murican people are on, weren't you?
All that money. All that time. And what did you get for that investment? Nothing but a reminder of what a whack job loser you really are. I'm sad for you.
Oh, wait...no, I'm not."

“Bullsh*% Detector Enabled”

Since: Dec 08

Brooklyn, New York

#6163 Jan 10, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>What's disturbing is you take the lead in defending that fraud Obama, and you can't even answer two simple questions.
Perhaps you were having a series of bad days, and today you feel better. Here are the questions again:

Where exactly was Obama during the 7-hour battle between Al Qaeda and the stripped-down American security forces in Benghazi while the real-time video was being watched in the White House?

Because your source for news keeps you well-informed, you should have no problem telling us the source of money to pay for Obama's government.

Where will the money come from to pay for Obama's government?

So, what did CNN, CBS, ABC, NBC and MSNBC say the answers to these questions were?

You have to give a location to answer the first question, and identify a source of money to answer the second question.

So, is your day today better than your day yesterday when you were exposed as being just another ignorant dupe here pretending to be informed?
How about proving me wrong and answeering the questions....
You have to give a location to answer the first question, and identify a source of money to answer the second question.
If you chose to remain woefully ignorant, why should I show concern for that?

You are asking questions the same as Faux news and they have been answered and YOU refuse to ingest the information...Not my fault.

Why should I answer again? I've seen other answers to your bullshit from other posters and YOU still chose to remain stuck on stupid. A Faux news trait all day long and good for you.

If you read for comprehension and stop looking at the pictures, I assure you, things will become crystal clear. You are so engulfed with the smoke and mirrors of the right wingnut drivel, you don't know your ass from a hole in the ground.

Fkn pathetic.

“Forever Is Promised To No One”

Since: Nov 12

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#6164 Jan 10, 2013
Black Rhino wrote:
<quoted text>
Don't quit your day job...
Those stalls aren't gonna clean themselves.
Barack Obama's Campaign Promise Not To Take Away Our Guns …
www.ammoland.com/2008/12/06/barack-obamas-cam... Obama’s Campaign Promise Not To Take Away Our Guns Is A Lie. He’s not even in office, yet he’s fired the opening salvos in a war against the future of ...

Obama again promises not to take guns while supporting AWB ...
www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard... : Don't stock up on guns QUOTE "I believe in common-sense gun safety laws, and I believe in the second amendment," Obama said at a news conference.

“Forever Is Promised To No One”

Since: Nov 12

Location hidden

#6165 Jan 10, 2013
Black Rhino wrote:
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Don't quit your day job...
Those stalls aren't gonna clean themselves.
I can not quit my day job, I have to many liberal's EBT cards to suplement.

“Forever Is Promised To No One”

Since: Nov 12

Location hidden

#6166 Jan 10, 2013
Calm Liberal wrote:
I posted this in reply to a right winger on another thread, then I realized that it applies to all right wingers, so, as a public service, I am posting it here. This is my message to DBWrier, martinezjosel, au contraire, and all the other right wingers:
"I'm sorry you're such an unhappy person. I can't blame you, I guess. All that money you spent on books by Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, and the other right wing charlatans. All that money you spent on DVDs telling you how the evil Obama was a dictator. All that money you spent getting customized tea bags stapled to your "World's Greatest Patriot" hat.
And of course, all the time you invested. Sitting by the radio, drooling and nodding vigorously at everything Limaugh said. All the time in front of the TV, watching Beck, and yelling, "You tell 'em, Glenn!"
And of course, the dreams. The dreams of a great right wing victory in 2012, the dream of seeing Obama tarred and feathered by the American people. You bought into all of it. You smiled happily when Dick Morris promised you a "Romney landslide", didn't you? You right-wingers were gonna take complete power, weren't you? You were gonna show them lousy liberals whose side the 'murican people are on, weren't you?
All that money. All that time. And what did you get for that investment? Nothing but a reminder of what a whack job loser you really are. I'm sad for you.
Oh, wait...no, I'm not."
The Liar in Chief continues......

Barack Obama's Campaign Promise Not To Take Away Our Guns …
www.ammoland.com/2008/12/06/barack-obamas-cam... Obama’s Campaign Promise Not To Take Away Our Guns Is A Lie. He’s not even in office, yet he’s fired the opening salvos in a war against the future of ...

Obama again promises not to take guns while supporting AWB ...
www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard... : Don't stock up on guns QUOTE "I believe in common-sense gun safety laws, and I believe in the second amendment," Obama said at a news conference.

Since: Oct 08

Alpharetta, GA

#6167 Jan 10, 2013
It was the 47%....too big of a headstart to overcome. When the non taxpayers outnumber and outvote the taxpayers, bad things are gonna happen fast....as if
brown eyes

Roanoke, VA

#6168 Jan 10, 2013
Allen Pinkerton never intended to be a spy. He just fell into it by chance and became the founder of one of the most respected detective agencies in America. Born in Scotland August 25, 1819 Allan Pinkerton was a cooper or barrel maker in his native land. He immigrated to the United States in 1842 and settled near Chicago , Illinois. In 1850 Allan Pinkerton formed his detective agency he headed the organization responsible for spying against the Confederacy. He possibly found the cigar stub dooming Lee's chances at Gettysberg. GF008 Safer World 2013
Jack

Beckley, WV

#6169 Jan 10, 2013
Can Obama write and excutive order allowing him to run for a third term? There is no one who can take his place.
brown eyes

Roanoke, VA

#6170 Jan 10, 2013
Jack Webb and Harry Morgan were stars of Dragnet. Gf008 Safer World 2013

Since: Jan 13

Largo, FL

#6171 Jan 10, 2013
inbred Genius wrote:
It was the 47%....too big of a headstart to overcome. When the non taxpayers outnumber and outvote the taxpayers, bad things are gonna happen fast....as if
Yeah, takers vs makers. Aint it awful how us liberals keep talkin' back to our betters?

Funny thing is, I'm a taxpayer. There are 10 people who work at the same office I do. Politics is discussed vigorously in our workplace during breaks. And you know what? Out of those 10 people, only 4 voted for Romney. 5 of us voted for Obama. And one person simply doesn't vote. So your theory that we liberals are just non-working, non-taxpaying leeches is a myth, a bill of good you have been sold to explain Romney's failure to win. Romney makes some off hand slanderous remark about Democratic voters, and you just mindlessly repeat it. "47 per cent...47 per cent" like some right wing zombie.

Let me put it another way. Romney lied to you. Your side didn't lose because there is something wrong with the majority of voters. You lost because there is something wrong with YOU.

Deluded loon.

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