You guys love calling anybody who is not as insane as you an Obama fan. It's your post's that are filled with nutso, tin hat drivel. You should be ashamed of yourself.you obama fans that close ur eyes and hope a new four year change is comeing your right a change is comeing and it will destory your way of life and liveing and ur hope then won,t be herd or thought about so u want to live on the streets in carboard boxs just keep supporting ur obama . u will not gain nothing for voteing for this man .
#117781 Oct 22, 2012
#117782 Oct 22, 2012
Flaming Partisan Hack Lie #1.
Romney left the MA Governorship to run for President.
If Romney were the type who doesn't run unless he "knows he will win," please explain why he is running for POTUS against a popular incumbent today?
Flaming Partisan Hack Lie #2.
You have apparently never heard of Deval Patrick:
22% approval rating. Most unpopular Governor of ALL 50 STATES.
Or, for that matter, Mike Dukakis - ran the Commonwealth so deep in debt they couldn't even calculate how broke they were for months. He wasn't even re-nominated by his own party.
Yeah. He was elected to pull the Commonwealth out of a massive debt hole. Unlike Obama, he delivered.
Besides, the citizens of the Democratic People's Commonwealth of Taxachusetts LOVE taxes. That's what makes them such dependable Democrats.
And this torques you off at Romney? So - you're saying you're a rabid anti-tax Teabagger & Grover Norquist fanboi, clueless surfer dude? Why are you sucking Obama's member, then?
And now you're a rabid 2nd Amendment Teabagger/NRA gun nut also? My, my. Even more marvellous to see you shilling for Obama. So you're for free gun permits for all.
Sorry. I just checked over the Job Description for PUTUS and I don't find firearms proficiency to be among the job skills required any more. I think that went out with Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr.
Why is this so important to you?
As a matter of fact, I would like to have more "facts" from you, thanks awfully - in particular - please detail for us Obama's and Joe Biden's military service histories. Given your spittle-flecked hyperventilation over Romney's lack of military service, I'm sure Obama's and Biden's record of heroic military service to our country in time of war stands in stark contrast, yeh?
Take your time - we'll wait.
#117783 Oct 22, 2012
I've checked the numbers in detail.
Obama, Biden, Fancy Nancy Pelosi and Mad Harry Reid had a flat-out filibuster-proof Senate supermajority for 182 days or 25% of the of duration of the 111th US Congress. They had a supermajority, or needed only ONE vote for a supermajority for 560 days, or 3/4 of the time.
IT DOESN'T GET ANY BETTER THAN THIS IN US POLITICS.
So what did these incompetent leftist idealogues do with this unparalleled power for the 1st two years of the Obama presidency, while the US economy was melting down around us?
They WASTED it ramming ObamaScare down America's screaming throat.
This alone is rank and unforgiveable ineptitude, sufficient to warrant running Obama out of town on a rail even if he hadn't also presided over quadrupling the American death toll in Afghanistan, hundreds of innocents murdered by illegal weapons gun-walked across the Mexican border with the consent of Obama's Justice Dept, including US Border patrol Agent Brian Terry, and the deaths of 4 more Americans in Libya - AND THEN LIED ABOUT IT to cover up his own incompetence.
One vote away from an absolute dictatorship of the Obama/Pelosi/Reid axis for his first two years, and you're seriously whining about 'his program being blocked? They couldn't even manage to get only ONE Republican Senate vote for their programs?
Not even from George Voinovich or Olympia Snowe, who each voted with the Dems 31% of the time?
Not even from Arlen Spector, who voted with the Dems 68% of the time?
This is nothing more nor less than a damning indictment of Obama's abject failure as a President and a LEADER.
Throw the bum out.
#117784 Oct 22, 2012
More rubbish - a completely foolish comparison.
VCs are in the business of raising funds voluntarily from private investors who are fully aware of the risks and in a position to put their capital at risk.
The US federal Government has NO BUSINESS confiscating hard-won private savings INVOLUNTARILY in taxes from the 98% of Americans who have far greater need and better/safer use for that money, for the purpose of giving hand-outs, bailouts, and subsidies to political friends and cronies.
Every single DOLLAR of taxpayer money that was squandered and lost on these "green" stimulus scams is an unconscionable wrong.
Accounts will be squared and the books closed on this crime in 15 days.
#117785 Oct 22, 2012
I notice you didn't bring ANY evidence / proof, you know, objective verification, of your assertion (LIE). And like everyone of you party hacks that's okay with me, we are all used to it.
For your, actually for non-hacks information:
Democrats controlled the House from 2009-2011.
Democrats had total control of the Senate from September 24, 2009 until February 4, 2010. A total of 4 MONTHS.
Obama had control of the House and the Senate for 4 entire months.
President Obama did not have total control of Congress during his first two years as president and to say anything else is just a plain old righty lie. Meant to confuse and manipulate the uninformed.
And you know better. Shame on you.
#117786 Oct 22, 2012
"We??" Who exactly is this "we" of whom you speak, Chimera ... uh ... I mean - "joe" <snicker>?
Ooooh - and I see we have a new favorite word we heard in drama class over at College of Marin, haven't we, joe ... "agitprop" ... that's so cute and tragically hipster of you.
Do try to stay awake for the WHOLE class next time, though - and refrain from using big words until you have obtained a full understanding of their meaning. Unless you MEANT to accuse me of practicing highly-politicized extreme leftist theatre ...
(Do hurry and reply - I'm going to read your response to this in my very best Pee Wee Herman impression - "I meant to do that ..." So much fun you are!)
#117787 Oct 22, 2012
<sigh> Ok, joe. That's ok. We can't all possess rudimentary arithmentic skills ... here - I'll walk you thru it.
First: The data - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/111th_United_Sta...
Now, scroll down to the "Party Summary" table for the Senate.
Your homework assignment is to do the arithmetic on how many votes Harry Reid controlled for the Dems (don't forget to include the the two independents - Jeffords and Lieberman - who caucused with the dems) vs how many votes were required for a 60% majority over each of the periods shown, taking account of vacancies.
Make sure to check your work. Ask Mom for help if you need it.
When you have done your sums correctly and have gotten over your little tantrum at the results, you will find the Dems held a 60% supermajority for the following periods:
7 July 2009-25 August 2009 (49 days)
9-10 Sept 2009 (1 day)
25 Sept 2009-4 Feb 2010 (132 days)
Total - 182 days during which Harry Reid and the Dems could ram whatever Bill they wanted through the Senate regardless of GOP opposition.
(Which they did, in fact - only it was Obamacare they rammed thru, not effective economic recovery measures; pouring gasoline on the fire. Throwing an anchor to a drowning man. GG Dems. You calculated you could ram your progressive health care wet-dream up America's unwilling azz "for Teddy" and still get away with blaming the resulting economic disaster on Bush - that the People were stupid enough not to call you on it. You suck. And you were wrong - you paid in 2010, and you're going to par even bigger for it in 2 weeks' time).
Then look at the periods during which Harry Reid needed to obtain only ONE GOP vote to ram whatever Bill they wanted through the Senate regardless of opposition from the rest of the GOP. You will find that in addition to the periods above, Harry Reid needed only ONE vote to hold absolute filibuster-proof sway over the Senate from 30th April 2009 all the way thru 28th Jun 2010, a further 136-day period from 16th July thru 29th November 2010.
There's your "evidence / proof, you know, objective verification" of what I posted.
Now - go back and read my post again; your reading comprehension skills also appear to need some brush-up.
I did not say the Obama/Pelosi/Reid axis had 'total control of Congress during his first two years as president.' That's YOUR lame-azz strawman. I said they had total control of the 111th Congress for 182 days, and were one vote away from it for 560 days - and that IT DOESN'T GET ANY BETTER THAN THIS in US politics for a POTUS who is a COMPETENT political leader.
You have provided nothing in the way of objective fact or rational argument that gives me reason to re-visit my conclusions on Obama's epic incompetence as a politician and a leader.
Since: Jul 08
#117788 Oct 22, 2012
In a hilarious few minutes of the debate, Romney used Biden's own words to criticize the Illegitimate Obama Regime's lack of compassion and sincerity and honesty to the majority of the American People.
"Romney cast Obama as a president who failed to deliver on his promises — to lower the unemployment rate, to cut the deficit, to lift people out of poverty and to create more jobs.
“The middle class is getting crushed under the policies of a president who has not understood what it takes to get the economy working again,” Romney said, echoing as he had in the first debate a damaging phrase that Vice President Biden had used recently, when he said the middle class had been “crushed” during the past four years."
#117789 Oct 23, 2012
You ramble and accuse but it's just 'cause you were caught lying. We all know how it works. Your math skills are as bad as your agitprop ramblings.
Political strategy in which techniques of agitation and propaganda are used to influence public opinion.
I think that sums you and your clumsy, middle-school attempts at cleverness. Now, run along. I have a World Series to prepare for.
#117790 Oct 23, 2012
Look these things up for yourself, people. Republicans LIE.
The Democrats only had a filibuster-proof majority (including two independents) from the time that Al Franken was finally seated (July 7, 2009) until the point that Teddy Kennedy passed away (August 25, 2009). That's only seven weeks, not two years.
And there was never a supermajority in the House. The balance at the start of the Congress was 257 - 178, which is a Democratic share of 59 percent, not 67.
Obama never had a super majority in both Houses, let alone for two years. In the Senate, his super-majority lasted seven weeks.
There was an interim Senator from Massachusetts who was, in fact, the 60th vote for healthcare reform after Ted Kennedy died. Paul Kirk served as interim Senator from Massachusetts from September 24, 2009 to February 4, 2010. Therefore, the Democrats had a Senate supermajority for seven weeks with Kennedy and nineteen weeks with Paul Kirk, for a total of 26 weeks, or half a year.
By the time Al Franken was sworn in on July 7, 2009, Ted Kennedy had not cast a Senate vote for about four months because he was terminally ill with brain cancer.(He died on August 25, 2009.) Robert Byrd was also hospitalized from May 18 through June 30, 2009 and may not have been well enough to attend Congress and vote for some time afterward. Thus the Democrats did not really have the 60 votes needed to break a filibuster until Kirk took office.
#117791 Oct 23, 2012
#117792 Oct 23, 2012
I have shown this narrative, with irreutable back-up facts sourced, to be nothing more than a lame partisan excuse for simple incompetency.
Obama, Pelosi and Reid had total control of the House and with Arlen Spector's GOP vote in the Senate (who voted with the Democrats most of the time in the 111th Congress) they had filibuster-proof control of the Senate for 75% of its term.
The nation needed a economic turnarund and growth - Obut they raped us with Obamacare instead.
The day of reckoning for this political crime comes in 2 weeks.
#117793 Oct 23, 2012
More from the Government Motors scam:
Since: Sep 12
#117794 Oct 23, 2012
looking forward to new jobs over sea,s got to love it . dumb and dumber takeing us down the crap hole
“Lovely year for a Guinness”
Since: Dec 07
#117795 Oct 23, 2012
finally got to see "Obama 2016"; it just hit our "On Demand" service for Cablevision. Best $5 I ever spent. One of the most frightning documentries you'll ever see. For folks like us who grew up in the Reagan era, the facts from the past are there. What Barry has done now to cut our military and reducing our nuclear arms, sh!t, even Bubba would dream of doing that.
#117796 Oct 23, 2012
Will be visiting America if Romney wins - I love a 'winning nation.' Romney has the intelligence to put America back on the road to recovery.
Good luck America.
Since: Nov 08
#117798 Oct 23, 2012
Looks like you were owned, PAU. ;-)
Since: Nov 08
#117799 Oct 23, 2012
Teddy, don't you know that joe is the Queen of England? "We" is perfectly acceptable.
#117800 Oct 23, 2012
actually i am a little scared that Joe might get his mommy to yell at me, or start a chorus of liar, liar, pants on fire.
on a good note, Romney effectively used the rope-a-dope last night and he drew Obama right in, all Obama had left was his personal likeability and after last night, as disrespectful as he was, that will be gone as well.
now we have a president who is incompetent and corrupt, has done the worst job of any president in the history of this country, and who came across as likeable as Bill Maher does.
frankly unless the corrupt media led by the blowhard Candy Crowley at CNN and the new york rag can totally mislead the public, this election is over.
Since: Sep 12
#117801 Oct 23, 2012
ya take down all of our defence and let every one in to kill us sounds like a plan for the next four years . hope u fool have lots of ammo .lol good luck
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