The President has failed us

The President has failed us

There are 391816 comments on the Times News story from Jun 9, 2012, titled The President has failed us. In it, Times News reports that:

This week, I decided to list the reasons I would not vote for Barack Obama in the next election.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Times News.

I See Stupid People

Los Angeles, CA

#33505 Oct 6, 2012
American voter wrote:
Cloward-Piven Strategy here we come.
Quirky... why are you hiding?

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#33506 Oct 6, 2012
EAGLE EYE1 wrote:
<quoted text>
Okay..
"But only $21 billion went for renewable energy projects,"
Only ten years instead of 50 as Romney stated for the oil companies tax breaks..
". Romney incorrectly claimed the “$90 billion in breaks to the green energy world” was provided “in one year.” It was two."
I guess two is better than one.. Really?? 90 billion..
Eagle
Somehow only throwing away $21 BILLION is better in liberal logic. Goes along the same lines of reducing the rate of increased spending as a "cut".
Rico the Railroader

Los Angeles, CA

#33507 Oct 6, 2012
American voter wrote:
the Keystone XL Pipeline would
create between 5,000 and 6,000 construction jobs
But the Liberal says NO
What for? We haver a railroad system in place already. The extra tonnage will require more railroad employees plus I need the OT!!

sage won

“life under BO”

Since: Sep 12

buena vista

#33508 Oct 6, 2012
Freespirit8 wrote:
<quoted text>
Who is that small man wearing bobby socks in your avatar? Or is that a Ken doll?
is that doggy in the window your lover? Or is it you?

sage won

“life under BO”

Since: Sep 12

buena vista

#33509 Oct 6, 2012
Freespirit8 wrote:
<quoted text>
Who is that small man wearing bobby socks in your avatar? Or is that a Ken doll?
dorkina, you don't even know what bobby socks are.

sage won

“life under BO”

Since: Sep 12

buena vista

#33511 Oct 6, 2012
EAGLE EYE1 wrote:
<quoted text>
The pipeline wouldn't have cost the federal government a single penny.. A simple stroke of a pen could have started creating jobs here in America..
Tell me how would the rail line do if they had to use green energy and bio diesel??
Eagle
Jobs???

We don't need no steenking jobs!!

Obama, after he fellates Warren Buffet and takes a large campaign contribution.

“ON THE PROWL”

Since: May 08

Rest well Brother

#33512 Oct 6, 2012
fishaholic wrote:
<quoted text>
Somehow only throwing away $21 BILLION is better in liberal logic. Goes along the same lines of reducing the rate of increased spending as a "cut".
Its mindblowing fish.. It really is..

Hoyt Axton - Mountain Right


Eagle
Same Day Gas Loans

Fullerton, CA

#33513 Oct 6, 2012
In the ad, a dog stares at his crate and the family car's roof, fretting over an upcoming road trip where there will be fewer pit stops for gas.

http://www.nj.com/us-politics/index.ssf/2012/...
Romney intensifies EPA attacks

“Try Reuters.”

Since: Mar 07

Location hidden

#33514 Oct 6, 2012
EAGLE EYE1 wrote:
<quoted text>
Ain't buying that load of BS NTR.. Adding supply will only lower the cost not raise it..
Eagle
How do you figure we'd be adding to the domestic supply? We would merely be increasing the portion of oil we EXPORT (about 10% currently). Do you have any evidence to the contrary that this oil would in fact be held for domestic consumption?

".... because the majority of the processed oil was already scheduled for export to foreign countries. "

Can you provide me ANY link that shows Keystone XL would lower domestic fuel prices as you contend?

“Marhill Circle is a dump!”

Since: Sep 11

Location hidden

#33515 Oct 6, 2012
Vorenus wrote:
<quoted text>
= 101%.....hmmm.. was your momma ever part of a mormon harem, Q?
I think you hit the nail on the head. lololololololol

“Try Reuters.”

Since: Mar 07

Location hidden

#33518 Oct 6, 2012
fishaholic wrote:
<quoted text>
Somehow only throwing away $21 BILLION is better in liberal logic. Goes along the same lines of reducing the rate of increased spending as a "cut".
INVESTMENT in renewable or no fossil fuel energy is paramount for this country to reduce her reliance on foreign oil. Oil is a finite resource. We've got to keep investing in research for alternative sources where the science shows real promise. The Chinese certainly are moving in that direction. Should we quit and sit on it because it costs money?

Well, the reality is that we are being outcompeted for oil by China and India, and we have to find alternative solutions. Clean coal technology is a valuable investment:

China leading global efforts on clean coal

Source: Nature

18 April 2012
Tianjin, China

Tianjin will be home to China's GreenGen coal gasification plant

http://www.scidev.net/en/climate-change-and-e...

China is come a step closer to capturing and storing its carbon emissions with the launch of the GreenGen coal gasification plant in Tianjin, according to a report in Nature.
..........

China burns up the clean energy race, by Sunserae Smith
Published : Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Region : China, United States
http://www.eco-business.com/blog/china-burns-...

Although China dominates in the race to be the leading global manufacturer of clean renewable energy, they are not necessarily doing the most for the environment. China, consistently pushing the clean energy market towards an economic future, was expected to be a leading developing country in negotiations at Rio+20. As they lap the United States and world economies in this race by training a skilled clean energy workforce and providing steep subsidies, more and more manufacturing companies are heading overseas. The US simply cannot compete. If the US does not demonstrate a greater sense of urgency to contrive alternative clean energy policies coupled with investment initiatives, it will fall further behind economically.
State of Battle Grounds

Fullerton, CA

#33519 Oct 6, 2012
The foreign activists, meanwhile, met with relatives of people said to have been killed in drone attacks. The group also marched in the capital's Jinnah Supermarket, chanting "Stop, stop drone attacks!" and singing "We are marching to Waziristan."

One placard said: "Drones fly, Children die."

Americans in Pakistan to protest drone strikes
http://www.wandtv.com/story/19744168/american...

“Try Reuters.”

Since: Mar 07

Location hidden

#33520 Oct 6, 2012
American voter wrote:
the Keystone XL Pipeline would
create between 5,000 and 6,000 construction jobs
But the Liberal says NO
Actually, it could create a LOT more low wage jobs - cleaning up it's breaks and leaks and environmental damage:

Climate Change and Extreme Weather Weren't the Only Reason to Oppose Keystone XL and Tar Sands Expansion This Summer
Posted: 09/24/201

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/anthony-swift/c...

......Even as the environmental review process for Keystone XL commenced, Canadian regulators found that TransCanada had been operating the Keystone I pipeline without critical safeguards to ensure its emergency shutdown valves had power and rejected the tar sands pipeline company’s formal request ignore the problem. Meanwhile, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released a damning report of the tar sands pipeline operator Enbridge and its role in the devastating Michigan Kalamazoo River tar sands spill. On that same week, dozens of communities throughout the United States and Canada demonstrated in solidarity in a series of We are Kalamazoo actions, recognizing that the proliferation of tar sands in North America’s pipelines pose a risk to rivers, aquifers and landowners everywhere. In August, yet another major spill on Enbridge’s Lakehead system in Wisconsin prompted pipeline regulators to initiate a review of the company’s safety practices for the entire system.
Quirky

Denver, CO

#33521 Oct 6, 2012
PLAINFIELD MUMMY wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm still under Wraps!
That Gangsa Rapp will do that to you Rico BOY!
Rico the Railroader

Los Angeles, CA

#33522 Oct 6, 2012
WARRENs Buffett wrote:
<quoted text>Apparently other UNION jobs aren't important to a railroader? It looks as though our Governor and Keystone have things worked out. Let's see what happens down the road.
Survival of the fittest... Isn't that your Conservative Republican ideology? Me.. me... me... and fk the rest?

Now you suddenly care about other unions after you were hating them over in Wisconsin & butt-loving that union busting Governor?

Talk about crocodile tears.

sage won

“life under BO”

Since: Sep 12

buena vista

#33523 Oct 6, 2012
Globe Trotters wrote:
The prosecutor did not mention a fine or compensation value sought.
Local courts are considering charges against U.S. oil company Chevron and driller Transocean that could carry fines of up to $20 billion and possible jail time for foreign executives in relation to a spill last November off the coast of Brazil.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/24/braz...
Brazil Oil Spill: Petrobras Charged With Crimes At Duque De Caxias Refinery
So? large deal.

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#33524 Oct 6, 2012
NTRPRNR1 wrote:
<quoted text>INVESTMENT in renewable or no fossil fuel energy is paramount for this country to reduce her reliance on foreign oil. Oil is a finite resource. We've got to keep investing in research for alternative sources where the science shows real promise. The Chinese certainly are moving in that direction. Should we quit and sit on it because it costs money?
Well, the reality is that we are being outcompeted for oil by China and India, and we have to find alternative solutions. Clean coal technology is a valuable investment:
China leading global efforts on clean coal
Source: Nature
18 April 2012
Tianjin, China
Tianjin will be home to China's GreenGen coal gasification plant
http://www.scidev.net/en/climate-change-and-e...
China is come a step closer to capturing and storing its carbon emissions with the launch of the GreenGen coal gasification plant in Tianjin, according to a report in Nature.
..........
China burns up the clean energy race, by Sunserae Smith
Published : Thursday, September 27th, 2012
Region : China, United States
http://www.eco-business.com/blog/china-burns-...
Although China dominates in the race to be the leading global manufacturer of clean renewable energy, they are not necessarily doing the most for the environment. China, consistently pushing the clean energy market towards an economic future, was expected to be a leading developing country in negotiations at Rio+20. As they lap the United States and world economies in this race by training a skilled clean energy workforce and providing steep subsidies, more and more manufacturing companies are heading overseas. The US simply cannot compete. If the US does not demonstrate a greater sense of urgency to contrive alternative clean energy policies coupled with investment initiatives, it will fall further behind economically.
I agree with the R&D for alternative energies and clean coal technology. What you and your story fail to see the obvious in, is that Solyndra, Ener1, Firstsolar and other BANKRUPT companies were NOT R&D. They were PRODUCTION companies that got DOE loans to obama friendly CEOs and investors. It was fraud and waste, plain and simple. I used to work at Lawrence Livermore National Lab when I lived in Ca and it is places like that that need to be continuously funded. There are countless great things that come out of places like that that private companies take, refine and produce in volume. It's a whole lot better than picking winners and losers based on campaign contributors and other crony capitalism tactics. There are programs at LLNL and other gov't labs that have private businesses form a partnership to do R&D on particular technologies. And, by partnerships, I mean shared costs. The private company puts up some capital and manpower as well as uncle sam. That way, everybody has skin in the game. Remarkable things have come from these partnerships and this is a great way of achieving technological superiority. It is a WHOLE lot better than pouring money into a bankrupt business where the business has nothing to lose.

BTW, what's wrong with reducing our dependency on foreign oil with increasing production IN THIS COUNTRY? We wouldn't have to worry about "China and India outcometing us for oil" if we take advantage of what we have HERE. We don't have to just focus on alternatives as a way to reduce dependency. THAT is what obama doesn't seem to understand.

sage won

“life under BO”

Since: Sep 12

buena vista

#33525 Oct 6, 2012
I See Stupid People wrote:
<quoted text>
Romney will OK the pipeline. Then pull a leverage buyout on it, receive consulting fees in the millions and then BK the entire operation.
After all, that's what he did for the last years @ Baine Capital.
good for him. will it affect your welfare and food stamps?

“Extremely me”

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#33526 Oct 6, 2012
NTRPRNR1 wrote:
<quoted text>INVESTMENT in renewable or no fossil fuel energy is paramount for this country to reduce her reliance on foreign oil. Oil is a finite resource. We've got to keep investing in research for alternative sources where the science shows real promise. The Chinese certainly are moving in that direction. Should we quit and sit on it because it costs money?
Well, the reality is that we are being outcompeted for oil by China and India, and we have to find alternative solutions. Clean coal technology is a valuable investment:
China leading global efforts on clean coal
Source: Nature
18 April 2012
Tianjin, China
Tianjin will be home to China's GreenGen coal gasification plant
http://www.scidev.net/en/climate-change-and-e...
China is come a step closer to capturing and storing its carbon emissions with the launch of the GreenGen coal gasification plant in Tianjin, according to a report in Nature.
..........
China burns up the clean energy race, by Sunserae Smith
Published : Thursday, September 27th, 2012
Region : China, United States
http://www.eco-business.com/blog/china-burns-...
Although China dominates in the race to be the leading global manufacturer of clean renewable energy, they are not necessarily doing the most for the environment. China, consistently pushing the clean energy market towards an economic future, was expected to be a leading developing country in negotiations at Rio+20. As they lap the United States and world economies in this race by training a skilled clean energy workforce and providing steep subsidies, more and more manufacturing companies are heading overseas. The US simply cannot compete. If the US does not demonstrate a greater sense of urgency to contrive alternative clean energy policies coupled with investment initiatives, it will fall further behind economically.
China has decided to slow construction of new nuclear power plants as they study the risks and Japan has announced that their power grid will be nuclear free by 2030.

Planned construction in Britain and Central Europe has also been either cancelled or suspended in the wake of the Fukushima disaster.

The demand for scarce fossil fuel reserves will only increase as these economies and others try to meet their energy needs without going nuclear.

Clean coal and natural gas could serve as a bridge source until newer, non-fossil based technologies that offer a more permanent solution can be developed and deployed.

We could be energy independent sooner than most people think if we could just get over this "oil is the solution" mentality.
The Poconos

Fullerton, CA

#33527 Oct 6, 2012
Scavello, Romney are much too far right

October 06, 2012

Editor, the Record:

I read that Rep. Mario Scavello, R-176, is leading the "Mitt-Romney-For-Presiden t" campaign in Monroe County. Thus, it must follow, that Scavello supports the Romney far-right policies:

He supports more tax cuts for the wealthy while placing the tax burden on the middle class.

He supports decimating public education and replacing it with a tuition-voucher system and charter schools.

He supports cutting Pell grants and Head Start.

He supports eliminating Medicare as we know it and replacing it with a system that could cost seniors more money.

He supports denying extended years for younger people to remain on their parents' health insurance.

He supports denying health insurance to children with pre-existing conditions.

He supports trampling on women's rights.

And, he must believe that 47 percent of the population are "takers."

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