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Obama made right decision in securing release of POW

Published: Sat, June 7, 2014 @ 12:00 a.m.

2With that clear statement, Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addressed one of the overriding issues surrounding the release of Bergdahl by the Taliban.

But, the general’s statement has not, and will not, appease President Barack Obama’s critics who contend he gave up too much to bring the American soldier home.

The U.S. handed over five high-level militants detained in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the government of Qatar. The militants are prohibited from traveling outside Qatar for a year.

But Republicans, in particular, contend that the details surrounding Bergdahl’s separation from his unit in the mountains of eastern Afghanistan suggest that this country paid too high a price.

Indeed, former members of the unit have been vocal in their criticism of the Hailey, Idaho, resident, saying he walked away because he was disillusioned with the war and, thus, abandoned his colleagues and the Army. They also contend that he jeopardized the lives of other soldiers who went searching for him in enemy territory.

Though Bergdahl’s former colleagues have legitimate concerns, members of Congress and others who have pounced on the president are doing so for political gain.

What if Obama had decided not to make the deal and Bergdahl had died in captivity? These same critics would now be accusing him of not understanding his role as the commander in chief and not appreciating the ethos of the military that the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Dempsey, talked about.

Whatever the circumstances of Bergdahl’s separation from his unit, the fact remains that he was a prisoner of war and, therefore, was the responsibility of this nation.

That said, there are other issues surrounding the return of the sergeant the administration must address, foremost of which is the failure of the White House to notify Congress of the release of captives from Guantanamo.

60-day notice

The law requires a 60-day notice, but administration officials contend there wasn’t time because concerns about Bergdahl’s health and the sensitivity of the negotiations required quick action.

Congressional hearings are underway, and while Republicans and Democrats have taken the White House to task for not following the law, lawmakers have an obligation to avoid turning the proceedings into a political circus.

There are important constitutional and ethical questions that must be addressed — which will require members of Congress to demonstrate a level of thoughtful deliberation that has been sorely lacking on Capitol Hill.

The other issue that must be addressed has to do with Bergdahl’s duty as a soldier.

Gen. Dempsey has said the Army could still charge Bergdahl with desertion and other violations of his sworn oath as a soldier after an investigation is conducted.

Members of Congress should take care not to impede or undermine the Army’s investigation.


1handymandave(578 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago


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2redeye1(5657 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

When is the GOP going to grow a pair and impeach this fool. That's the real shame here, All they do is talk and no action. I'm a member of the GOP party . I can say that I am a shame of their weakness. If they don't impeach him , I will vote against ALL incumbents , I don't really care if they are a member of the GOP party or the democrat party. VOTE THEM ALL OUT, we need members of congress who have spines.

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3borylie(949 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

The Vindicator should be ashamed. Every time the republicans try to hold President Obama accountable for his actions or lack of action, the media shows its bias and tries to shield this guy from any criticism. How many scandals or dubious events can this guy manufacture before the media does their job?

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4jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

WOW! Talk about a liberal, a 2nd WOW! Partay, sounds like a union official who helped put Obama into office.

Definition of a liberal:

A liberal is someone who thinks that Fox News lies, but Obama doesn't.

A liberal is someone who says to a pregnant woman "don't smoke. It will hurt your baby," but tells her it's OK to abort that baby.

A liberal is one who complains that Bush added 4 Trillion to our national debt, in 8 years, and that's irresponsible, but when Obama adds considerably more, in just 6 years, that's OK.

Oh, by the way, it's not RepubliKKKans - it's Demo-c RATS

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5jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

OFFICAL NOTICE from the US Golf Association - the golf term "bad lie" is now being referred to as "an Obama."

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6republicanRick(1731 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Vindy shows they are completely in the tank for Obama and incapable of any reasonable analysis of his historically inept leadership.

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7steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Let me summarize:

Fast and Furious - George Bush's fault
IRS scandal-Global warming Obamacare debacle - Racism
VA mess - George Bush's fault Bergdahl - Republicans fault
Benghazi - Global warming

Harry Reid and Hillary Clinton - What difference does it make.

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876Ytown(1364 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

"What none of these media is reporting is that the father's (SGT Bowe Bergdahl's father Bob) first words at the WH were in Arabic -- those words were "bism allah alrahman alraheem" -- which means "in the name of Allah the most gracious and most merciful" -- these are the opening words of every chapter of the Qur'an except one (the chapter of the sword -- the 9th) -- by uttering these words on the grounds of the WH, Bergdahl (the father) sanctified the WH and claimed it for Islam. Obama smiles as the words are uttered." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5Dz2Q...

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9steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Question to parlayhenry? What color is the sky in your world?

Parlay: Orange

The rest of the world: The sky is blue.

Parlay: You guys are all crazy.

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10steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

I didn't know who Dave Brat was before last night. I do now. I like him a lot. John Boehner should sit up and take note.

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11handymandave(578 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Obama will go down in history as the worse President that the United States ever had. Parlay will have the distinction of being able to say " yes, every thing he did was a massive screw up
but I supported him." Nobody that I talk with voted for this clown and I'd be willing to bet if Parlay was asked in public, he'd say the same thing. Amazing how he became President but then he had some individuals vote 6 or 7 times to give him that extra edge.

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12steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

This Liar has done nothing right and everything he has done has been wrong. He has made a complete mess of the country in 6 years.

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13andersonathan(687 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

I like the idea of getting the VA off the headlines and the administration is now hoping that this story will get them through what is going on right now in Iraq Islamic militants are headed for Baghdad and al Queada is beheading along the way but how can any one blame Obama for this either since he just announced the world is more peaceful now Dah

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14dontbeafool(2092 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

@Knightcap, Just one muslim helping another muslim? That is the lunatic statements that Henry was referring to.
Bin Laden is thankful for the help he received from Obama. He now lays at the bottom of the Ocean.

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15IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Obama brought home a US Soldier being held prisoner and the Neo-Commies cry.

Cantor may no longer be your Leader, but Obama is still YO DADDY!!!

Unemployment is DOWN (at pre-recession levels)
The stock market is UP (at record high levels!!)

Bin Laden is DEAD!!!

He made Cantor GO AWAY!!
ObamaCare is HERE TO STAY!!!

You LOSER, CRY BABY Republicons need a dental plan because Obama kicked your teeth in!!

Your party is a FEAR and HATE Based Party of NO. They've been crying everyday on the FIXED NOISE CHANNEL!! Did Karl Rove concede Ohio yet? He shaved all three of his chins for that episode.

Haven't heard any statement filled with profound wisdom spewing from Sarah Palin's mouth lately, she must be busy reading "all newspapers!" LOL. Maybe she's busy having Glen Rice show her the back court press!!

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16steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

This Liar has made a mess out of everything that he has touched. At least his appointments will be over in November.

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17steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

The freeloaders will vote for anyone who gives them a free handout.

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18handymandave(578 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Obama brought home a deserter. That's what someone is called when they walk away voluntarily from their assigned post and greet the Taliban with open arms. Unemployment down?? That's a laugh not only is it not down but show me where the jobs are.
Made Cantor go away? Hardly. People fed up with Cantor accepting illegal immigrants into the country and not doing what he was elected to do was the cause of his departure. BTW, when Obama traded 5 top Taliban leaders in exchange for this screw up, what do you think the first thing they want to do? Kill Americans. So Obama put the United States in an even greater danger by making his weekly "kingly" decree. Now if the voters get it together, we should be looking at the last of a Democratic President for quite awhile. If Illegal Immigrants and minorities are allowed to vote 8 times for a single candidate instead of one time like normal people, the shift may go the other way.

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19IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

The Republicons are the ones who wanted the illegals here in the first place, they brought them here to break the unions and to drive wages down. Now the HATE filled Party of No wants to build a multi-billion dollar fence an deport them all.
I love how the play the Fiscal Conservative card when they don't have the White House. They weren't complaining when their boy threw TWO-TRILLION DOLLARS into a sewer called Iraq.

Cantor may no longer be their Leader because he saw the truth, too bad the rest of the Party of NO couldn't. Obama TWICE elected by the MAJORITY, now just keep crying!!!

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20walter_sobchak(2713 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Just wondering...when GW Bush was in office, gas prices were kept high so that his oil buddies and Cheney's Halliburton could reap massive profits. But, with Obama, he gets off without any criticism. With Bush, we received a body count tally every night on the evening news. Obama gets elected and no more body count. Yet three times as many Americans have dies in Afghanistan under Obama than under Bush and in less time. No mention. Now, we have city after city in Iraq falling back into radical hands that Americans died to liberate and there is no criticism. More documents get released by the Obama crew about Benghazi but it is a scandal invented by Fox News. Obama is merely a puppet - a community organizer steering us in the wrong direction.

Cantor's loss in Virginia is a sign that Americans are pissed off about the direction their country is heading and they want the brakes applied. Every Congressman should be worried...except for little Timmy Ryan. His voters would vote for Manson if he had a "D" tattooed on his forehead.

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21Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Amen to that, Walter. It's amazing how blindly Husseins followers fail to see through his "scripted" actions that he undertakes, only to make himself look like the "hero". This Bergdahl debacle was so obviously concocted at that moment, because Hussein was getting killed in the media for all of the aforementioned scandals and he needed something else to try and get a "victory lap" in. If you can't figure that out, you need to cut back on the "koolaid"!

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22IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

America is a better place and a safer place under Obama.
The US is out of Iraq and no longer throwing away US lives and Two Trillion dollars a year.

The US has not suffered any terrorist attacks on U.S. Soil under Obama.

The economy is much better than when he entered office.
Unemployment is down to pre-recession levels and the stock market is at record high levels.
8 Million more Americans now have health insurance which is also lowering health cares impact on the US GDP.

Looks like things are much improved since Bush Jr. left office.

Goes to show that the people got it right by re-electing Obama with a majority of the vote for a second term!!

Oh yeah, great to see the US auto industry doing well, GM sold a more cars last month than in any month in the previous six years!!!

The Republican Party HATES women, gays, lesbians, Latinos, African-Americans, organized labor and basically is seeing itself self destruct as their base is smaller than at anytime in history. Turn on THE FIXED NOISE CHANNEL if you don't believe me, they'll tell you how to live your life.

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23DSquared(1788 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

ODumbo the Village idiot is now combining the Taliban and Al-Queda in Iraq for preparation of the next 9-11. The blood will be all on HIS hands! (And he probably won't mind, either!)

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24dontbeafool(2092 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

@knightcap, I won't resort to name calling like you. You are just mad because you couldn't defend you stupid comment. If Obama is "one Muslim helping out another", then how could you justify his relentless pursuit and assasination of Muslim enemy number 1, Bin Laden? The Bush clan was closer to muslims that Obama will ever be, that stemming from their oil relations. Basically, you got oil and money, I will sell my sole and be your buddy so I can profit.

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25jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Island & parlay - 2 of 7 listeners to MSNBC.

In a recent national poll, 25% of respondents chose Fox News as the most trustworthy channel, that's more than any channel incuding ABC, CBS, & NBC Combined. By the way, MSNBC only 5%.

" If you like your health care policy, you can keep it."

'nuff said.

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26jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

WELCOME - the new Obama immigration policy.

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27dontbeafool(2092 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Well GTX, maybe Faux News didn't tell you this, but 1. We never should have been in Iraq in the first place (thanks GWB), and 2, Obama wanted to keep troops in Iraq, but was denied by the Iraqi government. If we weren't wanted, screw them. Enough loss of life has occured in an illigitamate war.

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28jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Hey GTX, let's examine the facts.

Obama acted by executive decision, in secrecy, without notifying Congress as required by law. Bush acted lawfully. He obtained the "Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002," a joint resolution passed by Congress in Oct.2002 as public law No. 107-243.

Obama acted unilaterally without support of Congress or the defense or intelligence communities. Bush assembled an Iraq war coalition of 49 nations participating in the use of force against the tyrannical Saddam Hussein regime.

These are the cold hard facts. But the real reason the country is going nuts is because of the dubious value of exchanging five senior terrorists dedicated to doing harm to the US for one soldier of questionable character.

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29jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

My mistake. Post 33 was directed at dontbeafool & not at GTX. Sorry GTX.

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30Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

parlayhenry, nice "plagiarism" on the "intellectual" quotes! No surprise that a Hussein lemming can't come up with an independent idea or expression. Got to follow the party line, at all costs! And GTX66, although I side with you, I think everyone knows that no matter what laws he breaks, Hussein would never be impeached because such action would be attributed to "racism" and there would be riots in the streets. And please, dontbeafool, you better re-think your posting name, because if you don't believe for one second that the only reason Hussein went after O.B.L. when he did was to take a huge "victory lap" right before he election, then you are "beingafool". Also you must have missed the interview Hussein gave to George Stephanopoulos in September 2008 where Hussein commented on his "muslim" faith and he had to be corrected by Stephanopoulos to say he meant his "Christian" faith. If that's not the ultimate "Freudian slip", I don't know what is! So think what you want, but I've always relied on the old adage that "if it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck, releases the Taliban Dream Team jihadists...." I'll let you finish the rest....

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31Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

I hope that all commenters here take note of parlayhenrys last sentence in post #25, above. There it is, written for all to see, an obviously far-left leaning zealot, espousing the N.S.A.'s spying on citizens because "we" don't agree with his or Husseins political ideologies. Hmmmm....maybe there is something to the liberals belief that you either agree with them or else. Sort of like the muslim beliefs that you either be a muslim or you are an " infidel" and you must be destroyed.....coincidence????

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32walter_sobchak(2713 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

ANd, let's not forget Barack Hussein Obama's comments that the Dream Kids are the hope for the future of America because they are as American as apple pie! That's because the AMERICAN kids are the children of the oppressors, the white children of privilege and Europe. Now, he signals the border is open and children are pouring across the border from Central and South America. Congrats, BHO is the first president since WWII to have internment camps! With highly trained border agents changing diapers...or separating teenagers from intercourse since there is no better way to get a foot-hold on US soil than having a child here. Maybe BHO can offer 500 kids to Mexico for one retired Marine that took a wrong turn and ended up in jail.

Now, BHO fails to get a troop status agreement in Iraq and the country is falling apart. Look at a map, see the forces coming from Syria into northern Iraq and they will soon combine with Iranian forces to move south. Everything that was fought for and won by US troops is falling back into enemy hands and ex-soldiers are asking why. Yes, if it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it will most certainly release five commanders for one deserter.

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33steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

The freeloaders will support this Liar no matter what he does so long as he continues to hand out free stuff.

Run guns in Mexico that are used to shoot a border control agent - No problem.

Use the IRS as a political weapon - No problem

4 Americans dead in Benghazi with nothing done about it - No problem

VA administration a mess - No problem

Give away Iraq - No problem

Cut and run in Afghanistan - No problem

Trade Taliban leaders for a deserter - No problem

Obamacare debacle - No problem

Forgive student loans for students who majored in basket weaving - No problem

So long as the freebies keep coming.

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34steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago


"Maybe BHO can offer 500 kids to Mexico for one retired Marine that took a wrong turn and ended up in jail."

Unfortunately, the Marine in the Mexican prison is not a Muslim.

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35jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

It's pretty obvious, from the posts on this message board, who watches Fox News, and who watches MSNBC.

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36IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

I guess the Neo-Cons want to see Obama put troops back in Iraq at the tune of Two Trillion more taxpayer dollars!! They preach about how fiscally conservative they are. Hypocrites.
The repubs told us that ObamaCare was going to be a jobs killer and destroy small businesses. Looks like it was just more Fear based propaganda from the HATE filled Party of No.
The republicans hate women, gays, lesbians, Latinos, African-Americans, Muslims, Jews, Asians and Union Workers. They go to bed and hug their guns though. IDIOTS.

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37DSquared(1788 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

ODumbo's legacy will be cemented as the first, and hopefully last President who actually hates his Country! (If it really is his country).

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38DSquared(1788 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Benghazi Part II is just getting under way. American contractors and allies will be beheaded by ISIS in Iraq, while the "Muslim-in-Chief" will be watching LeBron on TV and picking his NBA Draft List! Loser!

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39jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

You have that wrong, Island. They don't hate union workers, they hate union officials who backed the OCCUPIERS, COMMUNISTS, SOCIALISTS ETC. ETC.

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40andersonathan(687 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

I guess there is little room in here for sane thinking with PH and IM around.

Just in the past couple of weeks this country has started a self implosion that Obama has no desire to stop because if he does it will go against everything he believes in. And will give his Muslim Brothers cash Guns and ammo to support Islam domination globally

The VA is the Government run Health Care. And is the tip of the Government Health Care iceberg. It is a shame giving the screws to those who serve this country. Who were there for this country and now the country has/is leaving them behind.

100's of thousands of children running into this country just being left here. Obama silence. No national emergency there.

The treason acts of negotiating with terrorist and releasing 5 terrorist and a few million for 1 turncoat/ Muslim.

And now the ISIS leader was in custody in 2009 but released [no news there]

Iraq being run over 10's of thousands on the run with Christians and Iraq Citizens being slaughtered.
Tossing the fighting of the Men and women who died and wounded into a case file labeled Bushes War.

Cantor good bye. And do not let the door hit you in the butt. Lost to another [r] who did not receive the cash from the Tea Party. Instead of bragging I would be worried about 2014 elections if i was a Dem. in office.

I guess Obama is doing his best after all if there is a decision concerning Islam/Muslims VS America we know were he stands.

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41jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

48% of Meteoroligists & 31,000 other scientists signed a petition saying that man does not cause climate change.

The debate is setteled - Obama changed their opinion by executive order.

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42Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

parlayhenry...overlooking your propensity to resort to childish name-calling and insults, when you don't have a logical rebuttal to comments made here that you disagree with, I find it fascinating that you either consider yourself a "coward" or not part of the "human race", as evidenced by your last paragraph in post#37, above. Considering your pasts comments, I'm going to conclude that it's the latter. Just like your idol, Hussein, who by his actions continually reveals that he is part of an "elitist" class that doesn't have to abide by our laws or Constitution. But back to you, parlayhenry, I'm afraid that I must let logic and reality prevail, and consider you amongst us "cowards", begrudgingly, none the less.

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43jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

parlkayhenry must have spent half a day on the last three messages. My goodness, just think one half of a day on a message board. With so many things to do around the house, he spends half a day trying to prove a point. Must have a guilty conscience about something. Poor guy.

Remember it's not RepublilKKKan - its demo-c-RATS

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44Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Wow, parlayhenry, talk about exposing oneself, or as you put it, being " naked to the world"! At least you've made it abundantly clear to myself and the other posters, here, who we are dealing with....an aethiest who despises the principals and morals that this once great Country was founded on. But I don't deny you your beliefs or opinions, and I would give my life to defend your right to have and express them, as did my father, grandfather, great-grandfather, aunts and uncles. I gather from your writings that you would not be so inclined, but again, that is your prerogative and I bear you no ill-will, for that.

So call me "crazy" for having been brought up to believe in God and Country, first, and to believe that the U.S.A. was the greatest Country in the world, and we owe no one an apology for that, quite unlike your leader, Hussein. Oh, and by the way, it seems I have struck a nerve with you, by my referencing the given middle name of Barack HUSSEIN Obama. Now why would that be so? I have a middle name, and would think nothing of it, if someone called me by it. But again, I must agree with you, that word is revealing, and Hussein has lived up to it.

Lastly, I will admit that we don't have all of the facts in, about Bergdahl, and with this administration I strongly doubt we ever will, but one thing is certain, he abandoned his post and at face value, that is either A,W.O.L., or desertion, both offenses under the Military Code, so as far as I'm concerned, his "boots" don't deserve polishing.

So, parlayhenry, feel free to continue to spew your "Saul Alinsky" style rhetoric, and puff your chest out with your "intellectual prowess", I'll stand with my patriotic brothers and sisters "et al" here and hope that someday we can return this Country to it's greatness it deserves.

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45kk80586(229 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

henry speaks for God!! --- "Chief178...yes, i'm sure you "served"...but in the eyes of God, you are unfit to shine Bergdahl's boots. - See more at: http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/jun/07...

Let's see....one guy serves honorably and the other tries to cozy up to the taliban and puts the rest of the soldiers in danger... and henry says exactly what you would expect a lemming like henry to say....yes, all is right with the world. Carry on.

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46kk80586(229 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

henry - does theonion know you plagiarize their stuff??

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47jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Yes, this clip is very political, but the message about the office of President and the law is not. All I can say after listening to it is "WOW"


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48jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

The wife of a disabled Afghanistan veteran who was injured while searching for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has posted a scathing message against him this week, adding a personal account to the rising protests against the negotiations with the Taliban that lead to Bergdahl's freedom.

In a message she posted via Facebook, Shannon Allen, wife of Sgt. 1st Class Mark Allen, wrote 'Meet my husband, injuries directly brought to you by the actions of this traitor. He can't give an account of what went down, because he can no longer speak. Now, which guy is a "hero" again?!? Sick.'

In addition to the message, Allen posted a family picture, showing husband and wife in addition to their daughter. Mark Allen was posed in his wheelchair wearing his dress blues, while their daughter was wearing a graduation cap and gown.

Mark Allen, who is from Loganville, Georgia, was injured when a sniper bullet pierced the armor in his helmet in Kabul, Afghanistan. The bullet entered through his frontal lobe, rendering him paralyzed.

The injury occurred only one month after he arrived to Afghanistan.

Shannon Allen's comments add to the growing surge of public outcry over the circumstances surrounding Bergdahl's capture by Taliban forces, as well as his release.

The outcry is also gathering online. The Facebook group 'Bowe Bergdahl is a Traitor' currently has over 69,000 likes.

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49IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

I hope all you Republicons sent Obama a Father's Day card because even though Cantor is no longer your "Leader," Obama is still "Yo Daddy!"

Elected by MAJORITY vote TWICE!!

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50jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

"Yo Daddy" is also "Yo Daddy" island. He reminds me of the drunk who used to live down the street from me.

Bloomberg Businessweek reports that last year 650,000 men quit playing golf last year in this country than played golf 20 years ago to pusue less costly pastimes.

The total % of people not working is higher that it has been in 36 years

Many of the non-workers are young adults who should be on the way up the ladder. Instead they are living with mom & dad.

I think you get the picture of "Yo Daddy."

By the way, Cantor was defeated by a Republican.

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51jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Today is the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's "house divided" speech of June 16, 1858. While we may not be as dsivided as we were then, we certainly are as divided as we have been in my lifetime, and all because this administration wants it that way.

We have absolutely no leadership in DC. We have a man who was a "community organizer," and an Alinsky protege, and a liar today, who believes in the motto "the end justifies the means."

Then we have people who state "It's no ones business but God's to figure out." The Dems want Benghazi to be forgotten. Swept under the rug. They certainly don't want the truth to be known, because if the Ill effects it will have on their party.

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52steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

"Was it when we killed the Native Indians and took their land?"

While I am sure there were atrocities by both settlers and Native Indians, this country was a vast wilderness owned by nobody similar to the moon. No country owns the moon right now, nor should they claim ownership.

" Was it the days of the plantation when we enslaved fellow humans?"
I think it is physically impossible for you to make even one post without playing the race card.

"Or was it the years of lynching black men in front of crowds?"

Race Card II

"Or segregation?"

Race Card III

"Or interning the Japanese in prison camps?"

You mean after they bomber Pearl Harbor?

" Or the communist witch-hunts of Uncle Joe McCarthy?"

I would prefer the witch hunts of Joe McCarthy over the witch hunts we have today of the Tea Party by the Liar's IRS.

"Or when homosexuals were persecuted?"

Homosexuals have never been persecuted anymore than hetrosexuals have been persecuted.

"Or when the KKK and John Birchers were strong?"

Race Card IV.

" Or was it when Tim McVeigh, an anti-government icon to you right-wingers, bombed the Murah Building in Oklahoma City killing women and babies."

Not only was McVeigh not a right wing icon, nobody had even ever heard of him prior to the incident any more than anyone had ever heard of left winger Ted Kaszinski prior to his capture.

"Or was it just a year or so ago when those babies were gunned down with your beloved AR-15 in Newton?"

How about all the babies that have been murdered since Roe v. Wade.

"Also, I might ask you and your patriot friends, when did it become patriotic in America to denigrate the President? You love America and its "values". Well, democratic elections are the bedrock on which the country was founded. WE vote and majority rules. As patriotic Americans was shake hands and get behind our leader."

I haven't noticed anyone shaking hands and getting behind our leader in Ohio under John Kasich.

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53IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

I love all the right wingers who have painted Bergdahl as being guilty until proven innocent. It is completely counter to the Due Process that America is supposed to stand for. The Neo-Cons jump to conclusions without having all the information and facts, that is IGNORANCE and that is what Repblicons are, a bunch of FEAR based HATE filled, IGNORANT people.

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54cambridge(4132 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Hey steivo, weren't you kicked off this site when you were eivo?

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55steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

The Bergdahl matter will follow the same m.o. as the IRS scandal. Everyone will take the fifth and refuse to answer any questions while the Liar will refuse to supply any documents. Then after a year of foot dragging and contempt of Congress, the Liar will come out and proclaim that this has been investigated for over a year and there is not a "smidgeon" of evidence. No kidding if everyone stonewalls and refuses to talk there will be no evidence. that he is a deserter.

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56Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Once again, parlayhenry, your ultra-liberal views are noted and given consideration. And as a result of that consideration, one can conclude that you would have preferred that America had never been colonized. That way, the Native Indians would never have been disturbed, slaves would have never been sold and brought here, eventually freed and then face segregation and we would have never witnessed the likes of Dr. Martin Luther King, the Japanese would never have bombed Pearl Harbor, and Joe McCarthy would not have worried about the Communist threat because he more than likely would have been forced to become one, as we all probably would have been if we never came to America.

And, as for denigrating the current person occupying the Oval Office, I would assume, once again, that you take exception to the reference to his given, lawful middle name. Again I ask, why would that trouble you? Apparently his parents felt strongly enough about their muslim beliefs so as to bestow that name to their son. Could that connotation disturb you, and if so, please explain to myself and the other posters, why?

Yes, I disagree with the liberal ideologies, put forth by parlayhenry, IslandMike and others here, but I read and give consideration to them, they are just contrary to my beliefs. I don't hold them in contempt or feel that I should insult the bearers of those thoughts, but I do believe that I have a right to my own beliefs and opinions and the right to express them, without fear of being "monitored" by the government, because of them.

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57cambridge(4132 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Hey steivo, weren't you kicked off this site when you were eivo?

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58thinkthentalk(310 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

i thought maybe he got fired from his "job" for spending too much work time commenting on here.

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59kk80586(229 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

henry - lol@u why do all the demoKKKrats want to defend berg so strongly when all the available evidence points to the fact he deserted his post and possibly collaborated with the taliban? Why can no one have an opinion that does not match yours? The guy must be a traitor or you would not stick up for him so hard.
"Leave Bergdahl alone. It's no one's business but God's to figure out."
I'm sure God already has it figured out. In fact, it appears that only you and a few others are totally clueless.
"kk80586, I hope the NSA has a nice thick file on you."
I wouldn't mind, there's nothing I've ever done against my Country. If it makes you feel any better, the FBI does in fact have my fingerprints on file at least a couple times...

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60Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Well gang, take note, parlayhenry, is still dodging the question I have posed to him, on more than one occasion....that being "why does he take exception to Baracks middle name"? He has even gone as far as accusing me of "denigrating" Barack, by making reference to his given, legal middle name! What inference could he be making by being so upset by that? Is there some subliminal message I'm missing, here? I mean his given, legal middle name isn't like it's Herbert or Walker, or even Wilson, for that matter. I could understand him having issues with those names! Wait a minute!....no, could it be possible?....I can't believe it....could our hero, the self-proclaimed "Super-Intellectual", great defender of the downtrodden and persecuted...say it ain't so!!....could he actually be (I can hardly bring myself to "thunk it")...a closet ISLAMOPHOBE!!!! Oh the horror!!!! What would Karl and Fredrick and Mao think!

Sorry for the "tongue-in-cheek", kids, but I couldn't resist!

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61kk80586(229 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

You can always tell the racists/race-baiters... they always want to add an extra "K" where none exists. Poor little henry has no valid point to make, no facts on his side so all he can do is call names and throw feces.

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62steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

You are so far out of touch with the real world that, I am convinced that the ONLY way you manage to exist in society is as a college professor.
However, after all this pseudo-intelligence that you have posted on these boards, you finally said something that I can agree with. We should have a National Sorry Day like the Australians. I will step up to the plate first. I am sorry that this country ever elected this LIAR DemoKKKrat as POTUS.

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63dontbeafool(2092 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

@KK, The extra k like Steivo uses in Demokkkrat?

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64cambridge(4132 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Hey steivo, weren't you kicked off this site when you were eivo?

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65kk80586(229 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

fool- I was specifically talking about my nick. You see, I AM kk80586. It has a meaning to me and anyone else who uses it is an impostor or an extreme coincidence. I have had several people (always the lib/prog type) try to do that to my nick for many, many years. Yet they can NEVER find a racist statement made by me (typical lib). I even made a deal with one guy that if he could find anything racist in my post history that I would change my nick to kkk80586. I AM kk80586 and no racist lib can project his racism onto me :) As far as demoKKKrat and republiKKKan... that also was started years ago by the libs projecting their racism onto republicans. Now, I sometimes show racist libs that others can do that with the word "democrat" also.
And for henry's info- I am NOT republican but I will NEVER again vote for a democrat after the last dozen years unless they first prove they are above "towing the line".
eivo got kicked off the site? I'd sure like to know what for. I know he skates the edges sometimes but I had never seen anything bad enough to get booted for.
Hey eivo, you out there? Gimme the scoop :)

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66dontbeafool(2092 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Eivo just reached his 5000 comment limit. He had to create a new user id. He will reach it again in 9 months from commenting about freeloaders all day long. I just wonder if the ST in front of eivo is him referring to himself as a saint.

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67lajoci(676 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

So, let me get this straight: the Army considered Berdahl such a treasonous deserter that they promoted him to sergeant while he was in captivity?

That happen often?

Do deserters and traitors get promoted regularly while they are in enemy hands?

How does Rush splain dat one?

Does the Army maybe know something Faux Noise doesn't?

What about Hannittty and Bill-O and Ingraham, all of whom seem to have an opinion whether they know what they're talking about or not. How do they explain nBergdahl's promotion?

Just asking . . .

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68jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

In a recent national poll, Fox News was the most highly regarded news program by 25% of respondents. That was more than the networks, and more than MSNBC which drew 5%.

Are you aware that Bill O has raised 25 M (that's MILLION DOLLARS) for disabled VETS to receive a Track Chair (cost $15,000 each).

Can you name one individual, in TV, who has done better? And, the VA didn't give him one ounce of help.

Bill O has raised multi millions every year for worthy causes especially fror veteran causes.

I take you approve of the Bergdawl deal - one Sgt. for five GENERALS. You know you are in the minority BY FAR.

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69jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

As the terrorists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) threaten Baghdad, thousands of slaughtered Iraqis in their wake, it is worth recalling a few of President Obama's past statements about ISIS and al Qaeda. "If a J.V. team puts on Lakers' uniforms that doesn't make them Kobe Bryant" (January 2014). "[C]ore al Qaeda is on its heels, has been decimated" (August 2013). "So, let there be no doubt: The tide of war is receding" (September 2011).

Rarely has a U.S. president been so wrong about so much at the expense of so many. Too many times to count, Mr. Obama has told us he is "ending" the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan—as though wishing made it so. His rhetoric has now come crashing into reality. Watching the black-clad ISIS jihadists take territory once secured by American blood is final proof, if any were needed, that America's enemies are not "decimated." They are emboldened and on the march.

The fall of the Iraqi cities of Fallujah, Tikrit, Mosul and Tel Afar, and the establishment of terrorist safe havens across a large swath of the Arab world, present a strategic threat to the security of the United States. Mr. Obama's actions—before and after ISIS's recent advances in Iraq—have the effect of increasing that threat.

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An Iraqi soldier in Baghdad with volunteers to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, June 17. Reuters
On a trip to the Middle East this spring, we heard a constant refrain in capitals from the Persian Gulf to Israel, "Can you please explain what your president is doing?" "Why is he walking away?" "Why is he so blithely sacrificing the hard fought gains you secured in Iraq?" "Why is he abandoning your friends?" "Why is he doing deals with your enemies?"

In one Arab capital, a senior official pulled out a map of Syria and Iraq. Drawing an arc with his finger from Raqqa province in northern Syria to Anbar province in western Iraq, he said, "They will control this territory. Al Qaeda is building safe havens and training camps here. Don't the Americans care?"

Our president doesn't seem to. Iraq is at risk of falling to a radical Islamic terror group and Mr. Obama is talking climate change. Terrorists take control of more territory and resources than ever before in history, and he goes golfing. He seems blithely unaware, or indifferent to the fact, that a resurgent al Qaeda presents a clear and present danger to the United States of America.

When Mr. Obama and his team came into office in 2009, al Qaeda in Iraq had been largely defeated, thanks primarily to the heroic efforts of U.S. armed forces during the surge. Mr. Obama had only to negotiate an agreement to leave behind some residual American forces, training and intelligence capabilities to help secure the peace. Instead, he abandoned Iraq and we are watching American defeat snatched from the jaws of victory.

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70dontbeafool(2092 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

It should be the Fox Opinion channel.

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71Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

lajoci...the below information was copied from the website "myarmybenefits.com". Your questions should be answered, there.

Promotions: MIA personnel continue to be considered for promotion along with their contemporaries. Policy provides for each missing or captured officer/enlisted member to be considered for promotion to the next higher grade when they are eligible. The eligibility for officers is based on the date of rank in their current grade. For enlisted members, eligibility is based on time in grade and time in service.

Furthermore, the Army currently has a program in place for soldiers to be "automatically" promoted to the rank of Sergeant, once they reach the required amount of active service time, due to a shortage of ranking Sergeants. So that's why Bergdahl was promoted during his absence, not because he was thought to be extraordinary or "special".

Also, I wish everyone would look up the Military's definition of P.O.W., and you will find that Bergdahl cannot be considered a P.O.W. but at best, he was M.I.A., and I'd bet my "bottom dollar" if we ever get the true facts (which is highly unlikely from this administration) about his disappearance he will be deemed to have been A.W.O.L. and stripped of his stripes.

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72Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

"commandos operating under cover of night".....c'mon man...this dude was having coffee with any reporter who would listen to him, a few days after the attack on our Embassy. So it took us 640+ days to grab him up? He might as well have been "catching some rays" on the White House lawn (or maybe the Rose Garden, since that's where Hussein likes to parade his "trophy folks")! It's so stinking obvious that Hussein is so "jacked-up" to get some "feel-good" print to provide cover for his incompetence, that I'm actually starting to feel sorry for him! How Hussein believes that the American public is so gullible to sell us these "B.S." story's like this latest "lost I.R.S. e-mails", is just beyond me. But from reading some of the posts, here, it's obvious he's got some "takers".

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73Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Saul...oops, I mean parlayhenry, I' m just setting the record straight when it comes to Bergdahls classification, and not "romanticizing" it like the media has been doing. But hey, if we ever get the "real" story and the "true facts" about his disappearance..ah, what am I saying, that's never gonna happen. But let's get back to this "accidental terrorist" Hussein so miraculously captured a few days ago. I distinctly remember Hussein deeming him a "terrorist" after his "spontaneous demonstration" story got "shot full of holes" (no pun intended!). So, that being the case, since we are engaged in a "war on terrorism" he's an "enemy combatant" and should be sent to Guantanamo for imprisonment and interrogation. But nooooo....we're bringing him here, where once he hits U.S, soil he's afforded all of the rights any of us citizens are guaranteed. This cat will "lawyer-up" quicker than you can say"Miranda" and there goes any chance at getting any useful intel out of him. But now that I think about it, maybe it's a good thing he's not going to Guantanamo, 'cause Hussein would probably just trade him for a pizza or a new set of clubs.

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74Dagwood(503 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago


How did you three Jim Jones Obama disciples miss the starship ride with Heaven's Gate. You three tools are really damaged goods. Are you guys writing from the same mental institute? You should have taken the blue pill and stayed out of the rabbit hole. Hope there's no offspring from you with that mentally challenged DNA.

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75jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

I see that post numbers 92 & 93, by parlayhenry, were written around 3AM.

Hey parlay, take a week off of this mesage board, and come back refreshed, and please try to make sense.

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76steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

"Are you guys writing from the same mental institute?"
That mental instititute would be YSU. That is the only place for employment for the likes of Iajoci, Island Mike, and Parlay Henry. There is no way anyone with their types of attitude could survive in a real world working for a for-profit company. In their world when they want more money, they simply demand it of John Kasich or raise the students tuition so that they can remain free of real world constraints.

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77steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

The Bergdahl matter is very easy to resolve. Just call in the media and be interviewed without Liar Hussein's bureaucrats programming him or getting all lawyered up. If he has nothing to hide the matter could be resolved this afternoon. Instead what we will get is a bunch of lawyer-speak and all the records will be "lost"

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78Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Anyone notice how the "silence is deafening" from parlayhenry, when posed with questions that beg a response, concerning Husseins incompetence and fallacies that he hurls at the American public. But I've got to give him credit, he certainly stays with the Alinsky play book, especially "Rule #4: Ridicule is man's most potent weapon". I.R.S. targeting conservatives, Benghazi, N.S.A. Spying, V.A. letting our true heros die, Husseincare rollout disaster, releasing Taliban Dream Team, Iraq and basically the entire Middle East on fire, "you can keep your Dr. and insurance", ahh, screw it, let's take a ride on A.F. One and go play some golf!

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79steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

"At this point, what difference does it make"

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80IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

I love it!! Obama has made the Republicons cry for SIX straight years!!

Bin Laden is DEAD!!!
Unemployment is DOWN!!!
The stock market is UP!!!
ObamaCare is IN!!
Cantor is OUT!!! (I heard the door hit him!!)


Cantor is no longer your LEADER, but Obama is still YO DADDY!!!

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81lajoci(676 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago


I get mentioned in the same rant as Parlay Henry and Island Mike! I'm moving up in the world!

You're right, Henry! Nothing -- no-thing -- will assuage the hateful bitterness of the anti-Obama faction of the Tea-baggers!


Their hatred for Obama -- and, it's pretty clear, for America itself -- knows no bounds.

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82cambridge(4132 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Hey steivo, weren't you kicked off this site when you were eivo?

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83jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Island mike is another parlayhenry if he really believes in Post 101. My goodness, where has he been in just the last two months?

We have a president who is way over his head and has no idea what's going on. The whole world is in an uproar and Obama goes to play golf and raise funds in CA. A neighborhood organizer overnight becomes Commander-in Chief. Do you believe it?

ABC News...........See no evil
CBS News...........Hear no evil
NBC News..,........Report no evil
MSNBC News......???????????

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84jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Maybe I should have mentioned, to Island, a few things that have happened in just the last few weeks.

Let's see: There was the VA scandal
Prisoner exch. 1 Sgt for 5 Gen.
Dumping undocumented immigrants
at bus stations.

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85steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Hey Cambridge, I have no idea what you are talking about.

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86jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Recently Obama said "The truth of the matter is.....The world is less violent than its ever been......it's more tolerant than it's ever been.

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87cambridge(4132 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

steivoeivo.....you know exactly what I'm talking about. You used to post on this site as eivo until the Vindy kicked you off for being a scumbag. Now you're back posting as steivo but you're still a scumbag and it's only a matter of time until someone contacts the Vindy about you and you're kicked off again. tick tick tick.

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88steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Maybe you should be kicked off for calling others a scumbag.

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89steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

If I have to go along to get along with all of this left wing extremist nonsense, then I would much much prefer that the Vindy kicks me off.

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90Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Hey kids, anyone hear the latest, "greatest" explanation from Husseins newest "mouthpiece" about the 640+ days it took to finally capture one of the scumbags that killed our people in Benghazi? When Psaki was asked why it took so long for our Special Forces to put the "grabs" on this dude, especially since he was having coffee and goat fritters with anyone who would listen to him and "flipping the bird" to the drones overhead, she said it was "difficult" to locate him. When pressed about the fact that he was giving public interviews to any reporter that asked, Psaki actually had the audacity to say that "the media had better resources to locate him"! What the &@%#?!?!? Why in the hell are we bothering to spend trillions on our Military, C.I.A., F.B.I., N.S.A.and all of those other "alphabet" agencies, when all we gotta do is have the media find the bad guys! Geez, can Hussein at least come up with a better excuse, like maybe, our Special Forces forgot to "mapquest" the directions to Libya, or forgot to renew their passports or maybe the airlines lost their luggage that had the guns and ammo! C'mon man, give me something to work with, here! Can this administration get any more LAME!!!

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91steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

The good news about the IRS scandal is that it absolutely insures that no Republican President will ever again be impeached. This harkens back to the days of Nixon and the missing 22 minutes of tape. Nixon was impeached for it. Now, the e-mails go missing and before Congress knew about the missing e-mails, the hard drives were destroyed. Since the Liar is not being impeached, then no Republican will ever again breaks ranks regardless of how obvious the evidence against him. Kim Jong Un is now running the U.S.

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92cambridge(4132 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

steivoeivo.....you have a lot of nerve calling someone else a liar. When I asked you "Hey steivo, weren't you kicked off this site when you were eivo?" your answer was "Hey Cambridge, I have no idea what you are talking about." That was a lie. Typical teabagger/republican hypocrite, they are all liars just like you.

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93Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

If I was a member of any branch of our Military, or any Federal Law Enforcement agency, I would be livid about the fact that Hussein was so willing to throw them "under the bus" by inferring that the media is more competent in going "face to face" with terrorists, due to a "range of factors". The fact of the matter is, Hussein knew where this scumbag was, from "day one", but held back putting the grabs on him, knowing that when another one of his many scandals or incompetence was "blowing up in his face", he could get some "good ink" by apprehending him at just the right moment. And when that became so painfully obvious, well shoot, let's just lay blame on our Military and L.E. for the "delay" in his capture. Just goes to show you the type of respect Hussein has for our heros in the Military and L.E. Kinda makes you wonder who the real "scumbag" is, here.

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94steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

If you have some reason top believe that eivo was kicked off of these boards, why don't you just offer it up.

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95cambridge(4132 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

steivoeivo....if you do a search on the Vindy for eivo all of your posts are deleted. That means you were kicked off. Are you going to continue to lie and claim you don't know what I'm talking about or you going to admit you posted as eivo and you were kicked off and now you post as steivo the liar?

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96Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

So, Federal subpoena from Congress for Lois Lerner's e-mails.....I.R.S. answer..."oops...we lost those". Ok, no problem, happens to us all, sometimes hit that "delete" key by mistake, we'll just need that "hard-drive" and, recover them there. I.R.S. answer..."whoa...sorry again, we "recycled" her "hard-drive" and guess what, they're "lost for good"! Ummm...I'm just "spitballin" here, but I know for a fact that at least here at the State level, any and all governmental agencies records, which include digital media, must be retained for a minimum of 7 years, and even after that, to destroy them, there must be an "independent" review of the records to be destroyed. Not the same for the Fed's? I find that pretty hard to believe! So what's it gonna be, Hussein? Criminal conspiracy "cover-up" or just unbelievable incompetence? Remember, you said "the buck stops with you". So, you (or your faithful followers), just give us an answer. I think we, as the American people deserve an answer.

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97jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

A real leader we have here….sad to say.

Another look at our "Great Uniter" in the White House.

One reason why England did not join us against Syria is, President Obama was a no-show at Margaret Thatcher's funeral despite being invited to attend and thus snubbing England's invitation as a representative of the American people. What a shameful display. Joe Biden also refused, as did Hillary Clinton.

By the way, former Secretary of State George Schultz (R) went to the funeral. The British took note of the fact that the Obama administration chose not to send a single senior member of the Cabinet. In fact, not one actively serving, elected Democrat attended Lady Thatcher's funeral.

The Obama Administration did, however, send a formal delegation of 14 to the funeral of Socialist Dictator Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.

Need any more RED flags? Pass this around, a lot of people have no idea of what's really going on. The public mainly gets their news from the liberal press and TV Networks like ABC, CBS, NBC, NPR, CNN and MSNBC.

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98steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

If, in fact, eivo was kicked off, it sounds like censorship to me.

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99dontbeafool(2092 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

I like how eivo talks in the third person. Yeah, censorship. Now it is the war on eivo. You people aren't happy unless someone is doing you wrong in some form or fashion.

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100Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

How about the latest Wall Street Journal poll that shows Husseins popularity is now lower than Bush's was, right after Katrina! 54% of those polled think Hussein has failed to lead, and cannot do so, going forward. Funny how this story isn't making the "headlines" page, here in the "Vindy" or most of the other " mainstream media" outlets. Once again they're trying to provide cover for him, as his presidency "circles the drain"! I mean, it's not like he's the supposed leader of the "free world" or anything like that! Why would that be newsworthy?

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101cambridge(4132 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Chessiedad....the wall street journal is owned by rupert murdoch the same clown that owns the fix noise network. His polls will say what he wants them to say. Obama is our president elected twice by landslides. Deal with it.

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102steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

NBC has a poll out too right now, but since the poll results don't fit NBC's political agenda, they refuse to publicize their own poll and Fox has to publicize the NBC poll for them.

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103steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

What’s the cause of President Obama’s sudden urgency on foreign policy? Perhaps because he has a serious problem with the American electorate. In the wake of the Veterans Affairs scandal, the release of five Islamist leaders from a U.S. prison and the sectarian slaughter in Iraq, Obama’s poll numbers are a disaster. Public approval of Obama’s handling of foreign policy fell again in the WSJ/NBC News poll, sliding to a new all-time low of just 37 percent."
Note the "WSJ/NBC" poll that nobody at NBC will acknowledge while the left wing extremists will hit the WSJ poll because Rupert Murdoch owns it. What about the NBC poll?

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104cambridge(4132 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

steivoeivo.....the fact that you are a liar was established when you were eivo and now when you're steivo. You have no credibility, same as rupert.

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105steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Nothing was established except in your wild and vivid imagination.

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106Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Cambridge...my bad, I failed to acknowledge that the poll I was making reference to was also conducted in conjunction with NBC, ending up with the same results. So, knowing that NBC is one of Husseins most vociferous "cheerleaders", that sort of blows your theory out of the water. Furthermore, for what's left of it, after Hussein has ripped it to shreds, I do believe we have a Constitution and Bill of Rights which entitles me to NOT "deal with it", and allows myself and other like-minded individuals to express our opinions as such. And I guess that's just something you will have to "deal with".

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107jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

The White House to the rescue!!!!!!

"We will take action to review our options........at uh......at some point.......maybe......."

"Anyone see my golf clubs??????????

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108cambridge(4132 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Just in case all you teabagger/republicans forgot, the whole country took two opinion polls, they were called elections and Obama won them both by landslides which is why he is the President of The United States of America. If we held another election today he would win just as big against any teabagger/republican that ran against him. You lost, get over it.

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109jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Obama will go down in history as positively, by far, as the worst president in our history. There is not even a close second.
And you better get over it.
I thought Carter was bad, but Carter was like George Washington in comparison.

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110dontbeafool(2092 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Cantor's poll showed that he had a 30 some percent lead over his opponent, how did that work out for him? Let's take less than 1 percent of the American population and poll them and let their opinion reflect the rest of the 99 percent. All polls are garbage.

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111jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

George W. Bush had a doctrine. His dad didn’t but Ronald Reagan had one. So did Jimmy Carter and Richard Nixon. Also Lyndon Johnson, and John Kennedy. Gerald Ford did not last long enough to have one. Eisenhower had one. So did Truman.

No doubt Barack Obama wants one. Some say he has one but they are quick to say they are not sure what it is. There is now a six-year debate about what it might be.

I say he has one and it is clear. His number one foreign policy priority is the promotion of lesbians, gays, bi-sexuals, and transgenders around the world. It is the thing he is most consistent about and the thing he consistently backs with the might and muscle of the United States no matter what.

He issued a presidential memorandum in 2011 making LGBT rights a major foreign policy priority. He directed every part of the Federal government that does business beyond our borders to make this a priority issue including, inexplicably, the Department of Agriculture. Perhaps there are, after all, transgender farms in Swedenlike there are in California.

He directed all Federal agencies to “to expand efforts to combat discrimination, homophobia, and intolerance on the basis of LGBT status or conduct.” Homophobia and intolerance are not defined but you can expect they will be defined broadly enough to get you and me.

Don’t think the Obama Doctrine is not serious or that he treats LGBT issues like he treats America’s traditional leadership role in the world, that is, with regret and disdain. No, for this he punishes. In March he withdrew greatly needed financial assistance to Uganda because Uganda passed what many see as draconian laws restricting LGBT activity, both public and private. I happen to agree that the Uganda laws are draconian but the withdrawal of development aid from such a poor country over this issue simply does not make sense except in the context of the Obama Doctrine.

Uganda is one of the poorest countries in the world. Thirty-seven percent of its population lives on less than $1.25 per day. Life expectancy at birth is 54 years. It has one of the highest infant mortality rates in the world.

Barack Obama withdrew financial support from this poor country as a sop to his rich gay friends at the Human Rights Campaign. He even withdrew money from a program to combat HIV/Aids.

Last Friday twenty-five Democratic Senators, led by Ed Markey of Massachusetts,proposed legislation that would place into law that LGBT is a foreign policy priority for the United States. Their bill goes much further than Obama’s memorandum. This bill even mandates the training of foreign soldiers in the promotion of LGBT rights. It creates a new Special Envoy, appointed by the President, who may roam the world as he sees fit to ensure that this favored group’s favored desires get the full backing of the most powerful nation on earth.

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112jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Clint Eastwood says:

So, just in case I'm gone tomorrow, please know this: I voted against
that incompetent, lying, flip-flopping, insincere, double-talking,
radical socialist, terrorist excusing, bleeding heart, narcissistic,
scientific and economic moron currently in the White House!
Participating in a gun buy-back program because you think that
criminals have too many guns is like having yourself castrated because
you think your neighbors have too many kids.

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113IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago


Latest polls all show that Obama is President of the United States!!!

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114steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago


Latest polls all show that John Boehner is Speaker of the House of Representatives!!!

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115Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

What say we take our own little, "in-house" poll, with the commenters in this thread. By my count, to date, pro-Hussein = 5; con-Hussein = 15. Not winning by any "landslide" here! And let's keep playing fair, kids, and not start posting with multiple screen names....you know, like you are only supposed to vote ONCE!!!

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116steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

I vote con-Hussein.

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117IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Obama killed Osama
The U.S. is OUT of Iraq
Unemployment is DOWN
The stock market is UP
ObamaCare is IN
Cantor is OUT


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118steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

The Liar ran guns to Mexico
The Liar gave away Iraq
The Liar uses the IRS for politics-Lerner took the 5th
The Liar made a mess of the VA
The Obamacare debacle
4 Americans dead in Benghazi-What difference does it make
The Liar released 5 terrorists for Gitmo

This is the worst President that we have ever seen or will see.

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119cambridge(4132 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

The liar said they had wmd's
The liar said they had chemical weapons
The liar said they had a nuke weapons program
The liar said they were connected to Al kida
The liar said they were involved in 911
The liar said we would be greeted as liberators
The liar said Iraq oil would pay for the war
The liar said they were in the throws of defeat
The liar let bin laden escape Tora Bora
The liar lied about Pat Tillman
The liars policies sent jobs overseas
The liars policies wrecked the worlds economy
The liar steivoeivo loves the liar he voted for twice

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120cambridge(4132 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Almost forgot


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121Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Still playing the "blame Bush" card....."dude, that was so YEARS ago"! Honestly, I think the "libs" secretly wish he was still in Office, so they would have something to " piss and moan" about, that was relevant to the present. But, as usual, they can't refute Husseins incompetence and dishonesty, so they look back to the "good ole" days to try and make a point. This is Husseins watch now and it's obvious he's screwing it up, royal!

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122cambridge(4132 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Still playing the "let's pretend it never happened" card. You teabaggers never want to accept the fact that the guy you voted for wrecked the economy and America's good name and the guy you voted against turned it around. There isn't one teabagger/republican that could beat Obama in a election if it were held today. You have no one to answer with. You lost, get over it.

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123IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago


Don't forget to Hug your Guns!!

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124lajoci(676 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Hey Chessie:

myarmybenefits.com is a proprietary site administered by sedo.

You probably are referring to myarmybenefits.us.army.mil, which has no reference to Berdahl's status, past, present, or future.

Of course, I concede that, since you watch Faux and listen to rush and Sean, you probably know more about this case than anyone.

So, at what point did Bergdahl's official status change to that of deserter?

Or is that merely right-wingnut speculation, like 150% of everything the "right wingnutters" come up with?

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125steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

The liar said they had wmd's - The terrorists have just seized Sadaam's supplies of mustard gas.
The liar said they had chemical weapons - See above
The liar said they had a nuke weapons program - No he didn't
The liar said they were connected to Al kida That was Hillary
The liar said they were involved in 911 That was Hillary
The liar said we would be greeted as liberators No he didn't
The liar said Iraq oil would pay for the war No he didn't
The liar said they were in the throws of defeat No that was the current Liar claiming that AlQ= Quada is in retreat
The liar let bin laden escape Tora Bora No he didn't
The liar lied about Pat Tillman No he didn't
The liars policies sent jobs overseas No he didn't
The liars policies wrecked the worlds economy No they didn't
The liar steivoeivo loves the liar he voted for twice - Steivo voted for Bush four times.

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126steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Don't forget to hug your gays.

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127IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

That a way Homophobes, keep HATING!!

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128Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

If we ever get the "facts" about Bergdahls disappearance (and I highly doubt we ever will), it may reveal that he didn't desert, but at this point, I certainly believe, as anyone of normal and common sensibility would, that he was A.W.O.L. He wasn't captured in a hostile action or lagged behind on a combat patrol and got lost, he packed up his gear and sent it home and then walked away from his duty assignment. So knowing those basic facts, how Hussein could describe him as serving with "honor and distinction" is ludicrous. And then to add " insult to injury" by having a "Rose Garden Gala" where Bergdahls father is praising "allah", while Hussein stands by smiling like a "kid in a candy store" is an affront to every Serviceman's family and loved ones, especially to those who have paid the "Ultimate Sacrifice" while actually serving with "Honor and Distinction". Where are their Rose Garden ceremonies?

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129steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

If my statement indicates I hate gays, does yours indicate you hate gun owners?

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130IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

No, I get a kick out of right wingers, you can never own enough guns. LOL. How long until the next school shooting?

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131jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

In 2011 THE GREAT ONE said "I just got Bin Laden."

In 2014 THE GREAT ONE said "I just got 5 Bin Laden's set free."

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132cambridge(4132 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

steivoeivo....you claim that the terrorist have sadams musterd gas. You lie.

Your boy bush and the United States Military never found any chemical weapons, the Iraq government that took over and the Iraq army never found any chemical weapons al quada never found any chemical weapons but you claim in a matter of weeks these isis clowns found supplies of mustard gas. All they have is a bunch of unusable junk from an old chemical weapons factory. You lie.

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133steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

So all they have is an old chemical weapons factory that did not exist???

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134lajoci(676 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

One thing the right-wingnuts have always failed to explain was Sadam's failure to use those mythical "weapons of mass destruction" as weapons of self defense.

What was he waiting for, if he indeed did have weapons of mass destruction?

As a marked man, his back to the corner, you would think he would have used everything at his disposal.

Obviously, there was nothing at his disposal.

And Cheney continues to spout his right-wingnut propaganda, probably hoping to stave off criminal prosecution.

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135cambridge(4132 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

steivoeivo.....everyone always knew that factory existed. It's full of worthless unstable chemicals to dangerous to work with. They can't be made into chemical weapons and they are certainly not the "sadams supplies of mustard gas" that you claim. As usual, YOU LIE!

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136jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Bush acted lawfully in invading Iraq. He obtained the"Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002." a joint resolution passed by Congress in October 2002 as Public Law 107-243.

'nuff said.

cambridge YOU LIE
iajoc YOU LIE

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137jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

It has become a daily frightening occurrence, hearing politicians, commentators, pundits, and stunned Americans say, “That's outrageous!” “He can't do that!” “No way!” “It's against federal law!” “They have no legal authority to force us to do that!” These comments are in response to the daily unprecedented out-of-control tyranny handed down by Obama and his operatives. We are talking arrogance with a capital A coming out of the Obama administration.

For example: the GOP was moving too slow in caving to Obama's amnesty scheme, so Obama said, Heck with it, I'll bypass everyone and make it happen. Obama sent a clarion call interpreted around the world to mean that if you can get your kids to the U.S., the kids can stay. In essence, Obama has made illegal aliens winners of his Open Borders Lottery: free food, health care, legal assistance, and education – winning more free goodies than are available to American kids. Like a game show announcer, I expect an administration official to enthusiastically say to illegals, “But wait, there's more...A NEW CAR!”

Around one thousand illegals arrive daily. Over 47,000 have arrived thus far, with an estimated 90,000 to arrive by September 30.

Everyone and anyone (gang members, drug dealers and other criminals) are illegally moving to America, greeted with open arms by the Obama administration. Americans who are paying attention are well aware of the impending devastatingly negative impact Obama's “y'all come” policy will have on our structure as a nation, our economy, and our national security.

Evidently Obama was correct when, in 2008, he said "we are 5 days away from transforming America."

Evidently people like cambridge & iajoc are happy with this transformation of America.

At the end of Obama's reign, we will not recognize America after this transformation.

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138jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Obama countdown clock:

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139Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Wouldn't it be refreshing if the Hussein supporters would be willing to debate the issues of both domestic and foreign policy, that are affecting the U.S. and the world, today? But nooooo....Hussein is screwing up "this or that" and the only rebuttal from the " libs" is to whine about "well Bush did this" or "Bush did that"! Hey, Hussein has had the reigns for going on seven years, now, and look at the multiple scandals and incompetency he's mired in, at present, not to mention the world being set "afire"both in the Middle-East and Russia. It's been established that most Americans who voted for him are experiencing "buyers remorse" and think that he is unable to lead this country. It's no wonder our enemies are taking full advantage of his incompetence!

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140jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

“Remember how great it was during Watergate?” one of the older Washington Post editors mused. “ We were Gods. People couldn’t wait for the morning edition’s latest scandal droppings. And now…” his voice trailed off wistfully.

“Now,“ I thought, “you guys are sitting on an enormous story that in comparison makes Watergate seem microscopic. In retrospect -- considering all the scandals of this administration, which you have consistently underreported -- today Watergate seems to be a vestige of a far more innocent era. Kind of like people once being scandalized by women wearing bloomers at the beach and bobbing their hair”

Lois Lerner directed the IRS targeting of the president’s opponents in order to cut off their funds and limit their free speech and political organization -- constitutional rights -- then pleaded the Fifth Amendment when questioned about it by Congress. Now, late in the game, the IRS claims that she lost her emails covering the critical period of time and that it is impossible to retrieve this significant evidence. The big three evening newscasts ignored the story. Most of the nation’s newspapers have reported little of it and then late.

As it unfolds, the IRS explanation only gets more and more implausible. The claim is that 10 days after House ways and Means Chair Dave Camp inquired into claims that Lerner had targeted conservative groups, her hard drive was accidentally wiped out, and all efforts to retrieve them were unavailing.

Even the timing of the disclosure of the erasures was suspect:

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141jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Update: See also: Bombshell: IRS cancelled email backup contract just weeks after Lois Lerner’s computer ‘crashed’

Make no mistake: the weaponization of the IRS and the subsequent cover-up is the biggest political scandal in the history of the United States, and the survival of the Obama presidency now rests in the hands of a compliant mainstream media continuing to ignore the patently ridiculous claims of lost emails and crashed servers.

So when a major mainstream media pillar like the Chicago Tribune takes up the story and raises a few editorial board eyebrows, it makes a difference. The “World’s Greatest Newspaper” editorializes today:

On a matter this serious, the administration can't adequately investigate itself. Given the amount of smoke now rising from the IRS, many Americans won't be much interested in what one arm of the administration concludes about other arms, including the IRS, the Treasury Department of which it's part, and possibly the White House.

That's why we've urged Attorney General Eric Holder to appoint a special prosecutor — a phrase that, like "customer support" or "designated hitter," provokes Pavlovian suspicions. We've been skeptical of some special prosecutors and their tendency toward mission creep. But we've also seen situations where only a special prosecutor has the independence and credibility to resolve a case that drips with politics, as when then-U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald of Chicago investigated (and convicted of perjury and other offenses) I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, who had been Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff.

Why Holder won't act is a mystery he's inviting Americans to resolve, uncharitably, in their own minds. (snip)

This 13-month refusal to name a special prosecutor has become its own curiosity.

While the Tribune is a local not national paper, it is the former home of David Axelrod, and the paper was the entity that went to court to unseal the divorce records of the Republican candidate who stood a good chance of defeating Barack Obama in his run for the Senate – the key step in his march to the presidency.

The continued ability of CBS, NBC, ABC, and the New York Times to ignore the story of the biggest political scandal in history depends on other lesser media organs continuing the boycott.

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142cambridge(4132 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Obama ran against mccain. mccain wanted to stay in Iraq, go to war with Iran, go to war in Libya, go to war in Syria and most recently send troops against Russians in their territory dispute. Although mccain did have palin as a backup.

I'll take Obama's judgment over mccain or romneys any day. Or any other teabagger/republican for that mater.

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143steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

"mccain wanted to stay in Iraq," - No he didn't but he wasn't in favor of more freebies for freeloaders.
"go to war with Iran," - No he didn't but he wasn't in favor of more freebies for freeloaders.
"go to war in Libya," - No he didn't, but he wasn't in favor of more freebies for freeloaders.
"go to war in Syria" No he didn't, but he wasn't in favor of more freebies for freeloaders.
"and most recently send troops against Russians in their territory dispute." - No he didn't, but he was not in favor of more freebies for freeloaders.

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144jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

From what has been happening lately, to the Obama administration, there is no honor not only with Obama, but with his entire administration, and if cambridge can't see that, he has no idea what's going on in this world.

Obama will go down in history as a guy who never even handled a garage sale and all of a sudden became Commander -in- chief. I hope cambridge is young enough to see what the historians will write about Obama in the not too distant future.

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145Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Steivo, save your breath, my friend. Arguing with these liberals is like "administering medicine to the dead"! Their guy Hussein has this once great Country so screwed up that it will be a miracle if we survive, let alone our next generations. He's "dithered" on almost all of his foreign policy decisions, that wait and see....before long we're going to be paying $10 per gallon for gas, and our economy will collapse. Yet use our own gas resources?....noooo....we gotta think about saving the "eastern/western/northern/southern spotted, yellow- bellied, pink-nosed slime slug"!

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146jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Unfortunately Lois Lerner's pet alligator ate her computer hard drive & we lost her email, & that's the truth, & there is not a SMIGDEN of evidence otherwise - just like the VA, NSA, IRS, Obamacare, Benghazi, Bergdahl, Fast & Furious etc. etc.

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147jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

In the face of an investigation into whether the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative organizations, the IRS conveniently “lost” two years’ worth of Lois Lerner’s emails.

IT experts have already labeled the IRS’ “dog ate my homework” excuse as ludicrous, and now evidence has come to light that the IRS had a contract with an email archiving company, Sonasoft, between 2005 and 2010.

The contract was cancelled a few weeks after Lerner’s computer allegedly crashed and just before other IRS officials’ computers are said to have crashed, the Daily Caller reported.

Sonasoft tweeted about the arrangement back in 2009.

This is not only FISHY, but it STINKS.

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148jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

There goes Obama again:

The National Emergency of Religious persecution continues. President Obama has just nominated San Antonio mayor Julian Castro to serve as Secretary of the Department of Housing & Urban Develpment. Mayor Castro has already demonstrated his hatred and intolerance of Christians and his commitment to advancing the liberal LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) agenda. Under his direction, the San Antonio city council passed an city ordnance that does the following:

Prohibits local government officials from taking any position that opposes the LGBT agenda;
Prohibits anyone from RUNNING for local office who does not support homosexual marriage;
Prohibits local businesses "from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity in public accommodations, which includes 'every business within the city ... open to the general public and that offers, for compensation, any product service or facility.'"
Bans landlords from refusing to rent to an individual who is homosexual or transgender; and
Prohibits any businesses or individuals who support biblical marriage from contracting with the city.
Days before passage of the ordinance, Pastor Charles Flowers and a group of local African-American pastors showed up at city hall with hundreds of black and Latino Christians to voice their strong disapproval of the proposed measure. They took issue with comparison of the efforts to normalize homosexual behavior with the historic struggle for civil rights for blacks in America.

"The HLGC - homosexual, lesbian and gender-confused community - has sought to piggyback on the civil rights movement," Flowers noted. "The current HLGC agenda is not a legitimate extension of the civil rights movement. Therefore, we have come to announce a divorce between the civil rights movement and the HLGC agenda, citing irreconcilable differences."

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149jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

When Obama came into office he said "Islam is a religion of peace."

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150Truth4Life(33 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

For the longest time Republicans criticized Obama for not doing enough to secure his release. Once he did it, they criticized for doing so.

As always, nobody flips flops more than do these delusional Republicans.

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151steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

These Democrats would applaud the Liar even if he supplied weapons to ISIS.

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152jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years, 1 month ago

Hey Truth, no one criticized the release. What they criticized was the release of 1 Sgt for 5 GENERALS.

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153steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

"The Commerce Department said on Wednesday gross domestic product fell at a 2.9 percent annual rate, the economy's worst performance in five years, instead of the 1.0 percent pace it had reported last month.

While the economy's woes have been largely blamed on an unusually cold winter, the magnitude of the revisions suggest other factors at play beyond the weather. Growth has now been revised down by a total of 3.0 percentage points since the government's first estimate was published in April, which had the economy expanding at a 0.1 percent rate.

The difference between the second and third estimates was the largest on records going back to 1976, the Commerce Department said."
This Liar is ruining the entire country!!!

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154jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Finally - a new name for the Washington redskins..........


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155jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Kerry was overheard talking to the ISIS Army....

"Listen guys, if things don't work out, we'll give you all the Heinz Ketchup you want,"

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156Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years ago

The only way to turn around our economy around, is to insure that the Dems lose both houses, this November. Then, based on the laws he's broken and the multitude of scandals that are eventually going to lead directly back to him, Husseins either going to have to resign or face impeachment and then all of his detrimental laws he has passed need to be repealed. But, in reality, as soon as that process would actually be considered, the "race-baiters" would scream "bloody murder", and this Country would be thrown into chaos, with riots in the streets. Hussein knows that, and he uses his "color" to hide behind, confident that he can do what he wants, without consequence. So, this Country is "screwed" until we have someone in Office, who, when the "chips are down", isn't willing to play the race card. And, before the "racist" accusations start to fly, let it be known that, in my opinion, two of the most honorable and competent men that could hold the Office of President of the U.S.A. are Col. Allen West and Dr. Ben Carson. Sad when someone can get elected to the highest Office in the land, not by his qualifications or ability, but for "racial pride" alone.

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157jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Barack Obama set the tone and revealed his agenda early in his presidency. A mere three days after his first inauguration, he gathered Republican and Democratic leaders at the White House to discuss the proposed stimulus plan. When presented a list of modest Republican proposals, he told (off) the Republicans that “elections have consequences” and “I won”. As Marc Thiessen wrote in the Washington Post:

Backed by the largest congressional majorities in decades, the president was not terribly interested in giving ground to his vanquished adversaries.

That was an understatement.

What followed was an orgy of spending and debt accumulation unrivaled in history. The regulatory agencies became growth industries, as did crony capitalist boondoggles. The hangover will last decades and has undoubtedly made this recovery weaker than it otherwise would have been. Obama and his Democratic overlords in both Houses of Congress rammed through measures that Republicans could do very little to stop. Not that Democrats cared.

When Scott Brown, a Republican, won the special election to fill Ted Kennedy’s senatorial seat after Kennedy died, Democrats faced the prospect of losing their ability to pass Obamacare in the form they designed. They refused to listen to any talk of compromise or listen to warnings from Republicans that a disaster was in the making. They resorted to extreme actions by passing the bill through an unprecedented “budget reconciliation” tactic. Even then they had to in essence bribe reluctant Democrats through favors granted to them (“Cornhusker Kickback,” “Louisiana Purchase”) to garner their votes. No rewrite, no delay, and certainly no comprise with Republicans. Compromise did not exist in the Democrats’ lexicon.

In the wake of the 2010 Republican takeover of the House, Democrats in the Senate and Barack Obama faced the first real obstacle to their agenda. Rule by decree became the norm. After a history on the campaign trail of castigating George Bush for issuing signing statements when affixing his signature to laws passed by Congress, Obama made liberal use of them to avoid enforcing aspects of the law he considered, in his regalness, to be infringements of his power. Recess appointments were made to work around Republican opposition to his more radical nominations (relative to his merely radical nominations). ObamaCare has been so disfigured by Obama’s waivers, delays, enforcement discretion, obfuscation, twisting of the plain meaning of the law and twisting of regulations, that it taken on aspects of a Rube Goldberg device ready to collapse at any time.

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158dontbeafool(2092 comments)posted 2 years ago

The Repubs wouldn't know what to do if they had total control. They haven't had an original idea in almost 7 years. They took Nancy Reagan's slogan of "Just Say No" literally. Just block and say no, and don't offer any alternative.

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159cambridge(4132 comments)posted 2 years ago

LOL! allen west couldn't win an election in his own redneck congressional district.

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160Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years ago

Cut the Fed deficit, "drill, baby drill" making us "oil independent", cut entitlement spending, treat our enemies like " enemies"...compared to the current administration, these appear to be "original" ideas.

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161steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

"Just block and say no, and don't offer any alternative." That would be Harry Reid!!!

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162jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Obamacare is going to have to return its hero's cape, and we're all going to have to learn to think twice before we over-react to shaky economic data.

Two months ago, President Barack Obama's signature health-care reform law was widely credited with saving the U.S. economy from shrinking in the first quarter by giving a huge jolt to health-care spending. On Wednesday, we found out that had all been a mirage.

Using more-solid data than it had two months ago, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis found that health spending actually shrank in the first quarter, weakening overall consumer spending and contributing to a terrible quarter for the broader economy. Gross domestic product shrank at a 2.9 percent annualized rate in the quarter, the worst since the depths of the Great Recession, with health spending alone shaving 0.16 percentage points from growth.

What a difference from two months ago, when the BEA first guesstimated that health spending soared at a 9.9 percent rate in the quarter, helping to keep the economy out of the dumpster. Many news outlets, including yours truly, ran headlines like this:

Obamacare Just Saved The U.S. Economy From Contraction.

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163jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

A Question of ‘Trust’: Are the National Media Downplaying the IRS Scandal?

It was an epic rant by Joe Scarborough, a searing indictment of the mainstream media.

The fiasco over the missing IRS emails is exploding, but the host of “Morning Joe” looked at his morning papers and was mightily displeased.

The New York Times, in particular, which is studied with Talmudic intensity in Manhattan, aroused Joe’s ire yesterday by sticking the IRS story on an inside page—while giving Page 1 display to a “second” bridge scandal involving Chris Christie’s administration.

“Is it possible that the New York Times and Washington Post are not putting on the front page of their newspapers the fact that an internal investigation has been launched against the IRS on the most shady behavior, and yet they put the Pulaski sky bridge whatever on page A-1?” Scarborough thundered on his MSNBC show. “This is garbage.”

He also called it a “scam,” saying: “This is why conservatives don’t trust national newspapers. It’s why they don’t trust broadcast news. There’s a double standard and you can see it on every broadcast. You can see it on the front page of every major newspaper. This is why we don’t trust the national news outlets, because they are so biased and slanted.”

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164jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

The lead news story, on the NBC 6:30 news tonight, was about NJ Gov. Christie & some kind of bridgegate. Can you imagine that? Not about the IRS or VA scandels, or the Iraq debacle, but Gov. Christie. That's how the media protect Obama, especially NBC.

Can you imagine what the lead story would be if Bush was in office?. Bush would have made front page news on every newspaper in the country and every major news channel on TV, especially MSNBC.

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165jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

You people, in Ytown, better wake up. The few jobs that are left there might be gone, welfare & food stamp money might be gone and all h*** will break loose before Obama leaves office.

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166Truth4Life(33 comments)posted 2 years ago


steivo- posted 2 days, 15 hours ago

''These Democrats would applaud the Liar even if he supplied weapons to ISIS.''

Funny how Republicans had nothing to say when their flip flop hero McCain was caught chillin with theM:


In fact ISIS has gone on record as saying he armed them.

Where is the outrage from the right wingers?

Outrage? Wait, I take it back - after all, the Republicans never object to arming their friends at taxpayer expense.


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167eevo(51 comments)posted 2 years ago

That's different! Plus the liar had the liberal media make that story up. Until Fox News tells me, I don't believe it.

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168jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

With all of the crap that is going on in DC with the Dems, from Fast & Furious, to Benghazi to the VA & the IRS scandals, you pick on a war hero to divert attention from your boy hero, Obama. "cmon on Truth.

Who said McCain was perfect.And, by the way, didn't we supply the Syrian rebels with military weapons? And, didn't some of the rebels join ISIS?

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169steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

Truth4Life - Funny, this article says nothing about McCain arming the Syrians, it says Obama armed them???
"JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Secretary of State John Kerry signaled today that the U.S. hopes to enlist moderate Syrian opposition fighters that the Obama administration has reluctantly decided to arm and train in the battle against militant extremists in neighboring Iraq. Obama sent Congress a $500 million request Thursday for a Pentagon-run program that would significantly expand previous covert efforts to arm rebels fighting both the Sunni extremists and forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad. The move that comes amid increased U.S. concern that the conflicts in Syria and Iraq are becoming an intertwined fight against the same Sunni extremist group.

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170steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

P.S. - This didn't come from Fox News, it came from the Vindicator.

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171jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Obama was in Minneapolis yesterday and, before a large crowd, said all of the scandals you hear about are phonys.

Yeah, Four dead in Benghazi is a phony. The VA scandal is a phony, and the IRS scandal is a phony etc. etc. etc

I think the only phony is OBAMA.

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172jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago


Obama's Father = Anti Colonialist
Obama's Mother = Communist
Obama's Grandmother = Communist
Obama's Mentor = Communist
Obama's Minister = Black Liberation Theologist
Obama's Ghost Writer = Terrorist

What part of this equation makes you think he shares the same ideals as you or I ?

What part of this equation makes you think he appreciates Capitalism or indivuality?

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173jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Obama to Israel:
"You have no right to your borders."

Obama to Ukraine:
"You have a right to your borders."

Obama to USA:
"what borders?"

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174jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.

Elmer Davis said that.

Don't you wish that Obama was a brave man?

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175jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Check out this link


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176andersonathan(687 comments)posted 2 years ago

Fund one Muslim, your funding them all, moderate extremist they are all the same.

Same God same beliefs same goals And Barry O has his prayer mat covering the presidential seal in the oval office celebrating Ramadan.

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177jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Maybe they should drop these off in Ytown, then maybe you will wake up.

LAREDO, Texas--A glimpse into the reality of the thousands of illegal immigrants being released into the U.S. by the Obama Administration was captured on video in a Greyhound Bus station in Laredo, Texas this weekend. The illegal immigrants who cross as incomplete family units simply enter the U.S. illegally, turn themselves in to U.S. Border Patrol agents, are processed, and then released with a notice to appear at a future date for court proceedings. U.S. taxpayers then fund bus tickets for the illegal immigrants to go to the U.S. city of their choosing. Approximately 95 percent of the illegal immigrants never return as promised for court proceedings, according to Hector Garza, a Border Patrol agent and spokesperson for the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) Local 2455.
"The majority of these people crossed the border illegally and where then dropped

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178jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Is Obama Trying To Get Us Killed?
By Stella Paul
As thousands of disease-riddled criminals storm across our borders, is it really time to mince words? President Obama appears to have an Agenda for America that stinks worse than a Border Patrol bus depot crammed with urine-drenched illegals. Is the man trying to protect and defend us, or does he want us to kick the bucket, run down the curtain, and join the choir invisible?

On January 29, 2014, the Department of Homeland Security advertised for a vendor to escort 65,000 “unaccompanied alien children,” indicating that they not only knew the alien invasion was coming, they planned it.

Now the feds are spreading these disease vectors from sea to shining sea, stuffed full of HIV, scabies, TB, swine flu, MRSA staph infections, syphilis, and other communicable infestations. “One person can infect a thousand people, and then that thousand can infect thousands more. There is an exponential increase," warnspublic health expert Dr. Elizabeth Van Vliet.

Already, Border Patrol agents are getting sick from these contacts; soon these kids will start showing up in your public school. If you found it annoying when little Jake caught that cold that was going around, wait till he comes home with swine flu.

Mixed among the multitudes are notorious gang members, drug dealers, sex criminals, and terrorists. The gangs will massacre us in our cities, the drug dealers will rape our children’s minds, and the terrorists will disassemble our loved ones’ body parts. As for those poor pathetic youngsters brought here by human smugglers, they eventually will get the jobs that Americans won’t do – working as sex slaves.

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179jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Here is your Muslim president. He has no use for Christians.

Statement by President Obama on the Occasion of Ramadan

On behalf of the American people, Michelle and I extend our best wishes to Muslim communities here in the United States and around the world on the beginning of the blessed month of Ramadan.

A time for self-reflection and devotion through prayer and fasting, Ramadan is also an occasion when Muslims around the world reaffirm their commitment to helping the less fortunate, including those struggling because of economic hardship and inequality.

Here in the United States, we are grateful to the many Muslim American organizations, individuals, and businesses that are devoted to creating opportunity for all by working to reduce income inequality and poverty, not only through their charitable efforts, but also through their initiatives to empower students, workers and families with the education, skills and health care they deserve.

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180steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

2 1/2 years to go before we this Liar's term in office is over..

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181jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Presidentand and constitutional scholar explaining the three branches of government:


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182IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years ago

Hopefully Obama can legalize all the illegal immigrants that the Republicons decided to bring here in the first place. Dubya embraced the slave laborers as did his daddy. Now, as we go into another campaign season the repubs say what a problem illegal immigration is. JOKE.

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183lajoci(676 comments)posted 2 years ago

Republicans lo-o-o-o-o-ove cheap, immigrant labor when they want to undercut homeland workers' wages.

And they basically demagogue the subject when they want to make political hay.

Want to stop illegal immigration? Start JAILING employers who hire illegals!

No documentation? No job!

Hire an undocumented worker? Go to jail.

Simple as that.

Law and order applies to employers as much as it does to workers.

It's not good enough to simple use the "I-didn't-know-they-were- undocumented-gee-willikers-they-had papers" defense.

(It's really nothing new -- employers have been exploiting the energy of the poor for generations. It's time they were forced to do the right thing.)

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184steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

I would have no problem with allowing immigrants to come into the U.S. so long as they didn't have voting rights until such time as they apply for citizenship and are accepted here legally.

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185jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

THAT'S A NEW ONE, ISLAND. So, now the Repubs are responsible for letting all of the immigrants in. Yeah, they're responsible for letting 4 yr olds cross the border at will.
Just when are you going to wake up to all of the CRAP that's going on in DC? The Supreme Court has knocked Obama down 13 times, and now a Montana newspaper has withdrew the approval rating they gave Obama before the 2012 that elected Obama. So it's a small newspaper, but all snowballs start out very small then they mushroom.

You can't be very patriotic, Island. If you were, you would be able to see the damage DC is doing to this once great country.

Have you read some of the posts that preceded your last post? You couldn't have, or maybe your comprehension is lacking.

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186IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years ago

The Dow is at a record level and will soon cross17,000 for the first time in history. Thank you President Obama!! Looks like the critics of ObamaCare and its negative effect on the economy were, how do you say it? WRONG!! Obama's economic policies have save this nation!!


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187IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years ago

The Dow is at a record level and will soon cross17,000 for the first time in history. Thank you President Obama!! Looks like the critics of ObamaCare and its negative effect on the economy were, how do you say it? WRONG!! Obama's economic policies have save this nation!!


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188steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

There is absolutely no way that John Boehner will/should negotiate with this Liar on immigration legislation. The negotiations would invariably be a trade off of border security for millions of new Democratic voters. Then once it was passed the Liar would choose not to enforce the border security part of the legislation.

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189steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

-The price of gasoline is headed to $4/gallon and the Liar refuses to sign the Keystone pipeline.
-The price of electricity is steadily increasing\g and the Liar is conducting a War on Coal.
-IRS has been sicked on conservative groups and the dog ate their homework.
-4 dead in Benghazi and what difference does it make. So the Liar releases 5 more from Guantanamo to rejoin the fight.
-Mideast policy is a complete disaster.
-Millions and millions of dollars squandered chasing global warming ghosts to provide a solution with no problem.

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190jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Island doesn't understand the stock market either.

Most companies are making more money than ever before, and the reason for that is that they have cut and cut employees to the bone. The money they are making is going into their treasurey and not expanding their facilities.

I gave an example previously.A company had 8 engineers, on staff, and were producing very well. Since Obama came on board, this company reduced their engineering staff to two, through layoffs and layed off other employees and are producing even more than before.

Companies have learned to compete with smaller staffs which will bode badly in the future because they have learned how to cope with belt tightening.
With Obama the stock market's rise is known "an uninternded consequence."

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191eevo(51 comments)posted 2 years ago

If you can't make out my avatar, it is me with my head stuck up my butt. I am looking for a comment to top my last comment.

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192stievo(17 comments)posted 2 years ago

My comments are far more intelligent than any dumbocrat on here. In fact, I am smarter than 99% of all posters on here.

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193IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years ago

The Dow will cross 17000 today as unemployment continues to fall.
The War for Oil is over as the U.S. Is no longer in Iraq where 4,000 plus U.S. Troops were (thanks to Republicons) killed and EIGHT TRILLION DOLLARS are unaccounted for.
Bin Laden is DEAD


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194jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

C'mon island you'r reaching. PLEASE come up with something new, OK?

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195jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

When Obama died, Geo Washington met him at the Pearly Gates. He slapped him across the face& yelled, "How dare you to try to destroy the Nation I helped conceive?"

Patrick Henry approached, punched him in the nose & shouted "You wanted to end liberties but you failed."

James Madison followed, kicked him in the groin & said, "This is why I allowed our government to provide for the common defense."

Thomas Jefferson was next, beat Obama with a large & snarled, "It was men like you who inspired me to write the Declaration of Independence."

The beatings continued as James Madison & 66 other early Americans unleashed their anger on the radical Socialist leader.

As Obama lay bleeding & in pain, an Angel appeared. Obama wept & said, "this is not what you promised me." I told you there would be 72 VIRGINIANS waiting for you in heaven. What did you think I said.?

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196steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

Check out the latest Quinniack Polls reported on MSNBC (Morning Joe AND Daily Rundown) this morning---

Obama has been voted WORST President since WW2

54%-38% think he is incompetent as President now

Best of all----47%-38% now wish Romney was President.

WOW! This is on MSNBC today! "
Please note this is from MSNBC, not Fox News!!!

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197jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

There have been 12 presidents since WW II, and Obama received 33% of the vote. AMAZING.

By the way, folks, Reagan was NUMBER ONE. THE BEST. Imagine that, Ytown

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198dontbeafool(2092 comments)posted 2 years ago

WOW STEIVO! Polls are inaccurate no matter who administers them, unless a large portion of the population is surveyed. I like how when the information favors your views, MSNBC is now a credible source. I'm sure you got the news about the poll from Fox, because they will scour the Earth until they find some information on the POTUS that will make him look bad, OR THEIR REPUBLICAN BACKED CANDIDATE LOOK GOOD. Unfair and Biased.

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199steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

WOW dontbeafool. When the poll results don't come out in your favor, discredit the poll or its source. No matter how you spin it, 54% of the country thinks this Liar is the worst POTUS since WWII. Why don't you just blame it on George Bush or global warming?

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200cambridge(4132 comments)posted 2 years ago

skeevoeivo....the only polls that matter are the two that included the whole country and Obama won those overwhelmingly which is why he is "The President of the United States of America." If they held another election tomorrow he would beat anyone the teabagger/republicans ran against him. You lost, get over it, although I do love that it drives you even more nuts than you already are.

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201steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

Yeah, yeah and John Kasich was elected Governor of Ohio too.

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202dontbeafool(2092 comments)posted 2 years ago

Steivo, you are taking notes from the spin doctors I see. Nowhere did I blame Bush for anything, nor did I mention Bush or global warming. You can look at my past comments. I have always stated that I did not believe in polls and find them to be highly inaccurate. They can also be easily skewed. But you on the other hand won't even read an article that is given to support someone's argument, because it is from a source like MSNBC. Now you want to use them.

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203dontbeafool(2092 comments)posted 2 years ago

check out this poll I just seen on Pittsburgh Post Gazette's web site.
It asked the question, "what is your gender?" The answer was 73% male, and 27% female. WOW. I guess that means that 73% of the US population is male. What a dispairity in the ratio of men to women. Wait. This must be Obama's War on Women!!! Polls are great.

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204dontbeafool(2092 comments)posted 2 years ago

btw Steivo, Fox probably did not disclose the details of the poll, but here it is for you.
The Quinnipiac University poll was conducted June 24-30, with 1,446 registered voters nationwide questioned by telephone.
1,446 people!!!
Spew your propaganda to someone else who will believe you.

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205steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

There you go again. You don't like the results so you attack the poll and its source.

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206dontbeafool(2092 comments)posted 2 years ago

no, I don't like any poll, which is my point that I have tried to dumb down for you to understand. You are trying to shape how the entire country views someone by the opinion of 1,446 people. I can't wait for someone to attach their source when disproving some of your nonsense, and then you say that the source is not credible.

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207Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years ago

Polls or not, Husseins incompetence is finally taking a toll on his presidency. Declaring the Cambridge cops "stupid", "Fast and Furious gun-running scandal", "you can keep your doctor and insurance" lie, HusseinCare rollout disaster, American "apology" world tour, terrorism is "defeated" (while the Middle-East is collapsing under it), Benghazi lies and scandal, N.S.A. spying scandal, I.R.S. targeting scandal and now the "lost forever e-mails", releasing the "Taliban Dream Team" for a possible deserter, "slap-downs" by the Supreme Court and last, but not least, failing to secure our borders and then creating the illegal immigrant invasion by inviting them in, then blaming Congress for failing to act....and we have a couple of more years of this guy? We're doomed! Yeah, Hussein got elected twice, 'cause he "got out the vote" of all of his "entitlement, gonna get me some of that "Hussein-stash", "Hussein cellphone" stuff" groupies. I've said it before and I'll say it again, running against Hussein, after he handed out all of those "freebies" with promises of more, all at he expense of those of us who actually work and pay taxes, was like running against Santa Claus!

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208steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

Let me pick up the ball for dontbeafool. All those scandals were phony scandals concocted by Fox News or were the fault of George Bush. No matter what he does, I will defend him so long as he is giving out free stuff to freeloaders. Plus despite the fact that the globe has been cooling for the past 15 years, it is accepted science that the globe is warming.

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209lajoci(676 comments)posted 2 years ago

RIGHT! The globe is cooling!

Everybody knows that's why the polar ice-caps are melting, and the seas are rising, and coastal population centers are threatened and weather extremes are the new normal!

Makes sense!

The polar ice-caps are made of, well, ice, and as the globe cools, this causes the ice to melt due to a little known law of physics called the Obama Effect, according to which any whack-a-doodle notion, such as ice melting at decreasing temperatures, becomes accepted science, as long as it contradicts President Obama.

For example, the burning of fossil fuels is actually healthy, in that the increase in the rate of skin cancer due to the depletion of the ozone is a job creator, since we'll need more dermatologists, skin graft specialists, and sun-block.

See? Makes sense.

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210dontbeafool(2092 comments)posted 2 years ago

I know Obama is far from perfect and I am not happy with everything he does. I defend him as much as you defended George W and Cheney. New poll in.
99% of the people think you are an a$$
Finally, a legitimate poll. Now let me pick up the ball for you. Boo hoo, I get personally attacked because my views aren't the same as yours... sniffle.

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211steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

The polar ice-caps are not melting, and in fact they are increasing. The seas are not rising and no coastal communities are threatened. In fact there has been no change in the temperature of the globe for the past 15 years and it has decreased over the last 12 years.

The only people predicting global warming are those that are paid very very well to predict global warming.

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212steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

"As you are well aware there is a huge effort around the globe to counter the alleged impact of mankind on the world's climate. If in fact mankind will cause the seas to rise appreciably by causing CO2 induced global warming then certainly let's do something about it. But, what if global warming is not what they say it is? What if the world's temperature is headed in the opposite direction? Global temperatures increased for twenty years from the late 1970s to the late 1990s but have either stopped warming or have begun to cool in the last seventeen years. The global warming and subsequent cooling were even predictable due to hundreds of years of historical trends and observation of the impact of variations in solar activity and ocean cycles on global temperatures.

Did you know that in the past the Roman Period and Medieval Period were both several degrees warmer than today's temperature. The world then cooled at least four degrees from approx. 1450 to 1850. This period was called the Little Ice Age (a period of glacial advance, the same glaciers that have been in retreat until recently). These temperature variations were not caused by man. They were caused entirely by natural forces."

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213steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

There has been no measurable atmospheric global warming for 17+ years.

RSS satellite data of atmospheric temperatures shows no increase in 17 years link link. link Temperatures in the past 12 years which include atmospheric and surface stations have actually cooled somewhat. The UN IPCC in damage control mode. link

Total global polar sea ice is largely unchanged over the past 35 years. Antarctic sea ice set records for size in September 2013!!

*When adding the sea ice volumes at both poles there is about the same ice as 30 years ago link, link. The global sea ice in January 2014 was 17,932,000 km², which is the highest ever recorded during January in the satellite era. Antarctica has 90% of the world's ice and had the most sea ice ever recorded in Septermber 2013. link View today's Antarctic sea ice extent compared to the 1979-2007 average (National Snow and Ice Data Center) link link A strong storm in the Arctic during the late Summer of 2012 caused the Arctic ice area to shrink to a record low yet the ice is now expanding at a fast rate. The Berring Sea off Alaska in 2012 had the most ice area ever recorded. link The Antarctic sea ice extent in September 2009 is also growing and is 1 million square kilometers more than the previous year. In September 2013 Antarctica broke another record and had the largest sea ice extent ever recorded link. View today's Arctic sea ice extent, NSIDC link DMI link

View todays Antarctic sea ice extent Univ. Illinois Cyrosphere link

See current ice conditions in the Northern Hemisphere link and the Southern Hemisphere link Water temperature and currents and not air temperature is the largest driver of Arctic ice extent, learn why. Link

Ocean temperatures are not warming

*NSIDC/NASA AMSR-E also shows that the overall trend of ocean temperatures since 2002 is one of cooling in spite of a recent short lived El Nino warming event link

The oceans have been cooling which is contrary to climate model predictions link See how Argo is measuring ocean temperatures throughout the globe link Argo research (with its 3,300 ocean buoys) has found ocean temperatures are cooler. link link

The PDO (Pacific) is moving towards a cool period (La Nina). See current ocean surface temperatures from the NOAA link link

Track mid Atlantic storm formation here, NOAA link
The Rate of Sea Level Rise is not increasing
German study shows rate of sea level rise is slowing and that sea level was higher than today in 50% of the last 8,000 years. link How NASA tracks sea level link link

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214lajoci(676 comments)posted 2 years ago

Maybe you should actually LEARN the difference between sea ice and glaciers.

Of course, you won't find the distinction on fossil fuel industry-funded websites bought and paid for by the coal, oil, and gas companies.

You will find junk science that starts with the premise that whatever "science" promotes the fossil fuel industry is, ipso facto, good.

Again, read the actual NASA report.

The "Ice Extent" is melting from underneath. Don't take my word for it.. read the material


For example, "A new study by researchers at NASA and the University of California, Irvine, finds a rapidly melting section of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet appears to be in an irreversible state of decline, with nothing to stop the glaciers in this area from melting into the sea.

The study presents multiple lines of evidence, incorporating 40 years of observations that indicate the glaciers in the Amundsen Sea sector of West Antarctica "have passed the point of no return," according to glaciologist and lead author Eric Rignot, of UC Irvine and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. The new study has been accepted for publication in the journal Geophysical Research Letters.

These glaciers already contribute significantly to sea level rise, releasing almost as much ice into the ocean annually as the entire Greenland Ice Sheet. They contain enough ice to raise global sea level by 4 feet (1.2 meters) and are melting faster than most scientists had expected. Rignot said these findings will require an upward revision to current predictions of sea level rise."

. . . and so on.

But it's only NASA and the JPL -- their scientists are probably not aware of the dreaded Obama Effect, which explains the tendency of polar glacial ice to melt as the globe's temperature drops.

In other words, polar glacial ice is melting because the earth is cooling.

Makes sense to you, right?

The Obama Effect explains many crazy, right-wingnut fantasies such as this by simply asserting the opposite of whatever President Obama thinks.

Then there are those pesky NASA scientists who get paid to predict global warming.

You know NASA? Stands for Not About Science At all.

Or Not Anything Science Asserts.

What d'they know, anyway, right?

(Psssssst! Reminder -- find out the difference between sea ice and glacial ice. If you are interested in truly understanding. If not, well then Obama says up, it must be down; Obama says here, it must be there; Obama says day, it must be night. Obama Effect -- iron-clad law.)

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215steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

The people writing the reports at NASA are hoping to join some of their peers who have got rich off the globl warming hoax. Hansen was a former NASA scientist who got wealthy pumping global warming. Loveland (formerly at NASA) was the global warming guru. He got rich too. Now, at age 92, he has recanted bout the whole hoax.
All you left wingers can get together and agree with one another, but it doesn't make it so. While all can agree that the emperor is exquisitely dressed, unfortunately he is not wearing any clothes.

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216steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

Try to get it through your thick skull, the globe is not warming. During periods in history when there is high sun spot activity, the temperatures will increase. When there is period of low sun spot activity, the temperatures will decrease. The rest of it is just people trying to make money from the phenomenon.

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217lajoci(676 comments)posted 2 years ago

You're the one with the thick skull.

You have no answer to the NASA report other than to assert that NASA, the JPLab, and UC-Irving are all in it for themselves, trying to get rich off global warming. According to you and your right-wingnut cronies, they're all part of a vast, left-wing global conspiracy waging a war on coal, oil, and poor old natural gas, totally innocent fuels that never, ever hurt anyone, but, rather, serve mankind by faithfully provided the energy to live in the modern world.

Stuff and nonsense.

You're the worst kind of fraud. Your assertions that the earth is not warming prove nothing. They are nothing but regurgitated right-wingnut agit-prop.


You have been exposed as a junk-science-loving denier.

Read the NASA report, or shut up.

No, on second thought, just simply shut up.

You're not about to read anything but fossil-fuel industry bought-and-paid-for junk-science websites churning out denier agit-prop, which you then proceed to cut/paste here to the annoyance of all of us.

Your tepid imitations of Faux Noise-cynicism are a waste of everyone's time.

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218jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago


Do you know where your children are?

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219steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

I have given the matter consideration and due deliberation, but I have decided I will keep on posting and that the board would be better off if you would take your left wing extremist talking points and SHUT UP.

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220jchanse(9 comments)posted 2 years ago

so the 99% of us who have no idea what it's like to be at an outpost getting shot at, are ready to string the guy up. first, lynching doesn't such a fine reputation for a lot of reasons. Second, the guy might have PTSD, going bonkers from getting shot at. So why don't we just shut up and wait for the facts.

about the five geezers they let go, they are not a danger to the U.S. except perhaps for the part about our invading their country. They haven't been in the loop for a dozen years. They ain't coming to blow up Federal Street so relax.

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221steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

"So why don't we just shut up and wait for the facts."
With this Liar as POTUS, we will never get the facts. All of the emails, hard drives and reports will be destroyed and everyone involved will take the fifth or proclaim 'What difference doe it make?"

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222lajoci(676 comments)posted 2 years ago

So, steivo -- ya got no answer for NASA, or the JPLab, or UC-Irvine?


Typical right-wingnut bagger know-nothing contrarian denier.

Oh yeah! And treasonous Obama-hater.

(Mission accomplished!)

(Brownie, you're doing a heck of a job!)

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223steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

So, Iajoci - I already answered your questions, you just don't like the answers. Typical left wing extremist.

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224jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Please listen carefully to the last four words.


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225lajoci(676 comments)posted 2 years ago

Steivo wrote: "Loveland (formerly at NASA) was the global warming guru. He got rich too. Now, at age 92, he has recanted bout the whole hoax."

So, in addition to not knowing the difference between sea ice and glacial ice, you don't even know the correct names of "left-wing" scientists who, you incorrectly claim, "recanted,"
nor their ages (Lovelock was born is 1919 -- do the math).

You must be using some pretty old fossil fuel industry -sponsored websites.

Lovelock is his name, and he did not recant:

"In his 2009 book, "The Vanishing Face of Gaia", he [Lovelock] rejects scientific modeling that disagrees with the scientific findings that sea levels are rising faster, and Arctic ice is melting faster, than the models predict and he suggests that we may already be beyond the tipping point of terrestrial climate into a permanently hot state. Given these conditions, Lovelock expects human civilization will be hard pressed to survive."

So much for your "answer."

You need to get yourself up to speed on this issue.

Your ignorance is embarrassing.

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226cambridge(4132 comments)posted 2 years ago

lajocci....it's not ignorance he just makes s!!t up. You could provide indisputable evidence about something and he will just make something up and claim the evidence is a lie. I get a kick out of the lies he comes up with because everyone knows the guy is a moron.

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227steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

@Iajoci and Cambridge - But the emperor is not wearing any clothes.

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228jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago


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229Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years ago

steivo.....as I said before, trying to argue with these liberals is like "administering medicine to the dead"....useless. The facts are in, the science is settled, "global warming" is something that feeds the "Alinsky Model" in hopes that we are shamed into relying on the government to decree how we power our lives. Just like our children are being taught that we "slaughtered" the Native Americans, when the reality was that almost 90% of them died of diseases that were brought here from Europe, and they had no immunities for. Much similar to the "Black Plague" in Europe. And the present Native American tribes actually turned down billions of dollars in repatriation for the lands that were taken from them, wanting the land, instead, because they realized the value of building and operating "tax exempt" casinos on the lands they already have. So, all in all, "global warming" and all of the other "bad things" Hussein and his cronies are claiming America has done, and is doing, are all part and parcel of the "Saul Alinsky" playbook in creating a "socialist society" and doing away with the true American values we have held so dear. And just wait, if Hillaryious is elected, she is so endeared to the Alinsky "socialist ideology" after being mentored by him while in college, we'll be relying on the government for every detail of our lives.

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230lajoci(676 comments)posted 2 years ago


Like the little boy in the crowd, you have the courage of your convictions.

But science is not about "the courage of your convictions." It is about having the courage to alter your convictions in the face of evidence.

That's the problem.

The deniers start with a premise, or conviction, and then search for evidence to back it up. Anything that contradicts their a priori notions is discarded, explained away, rejected.

Science doesn't work that way. It is constantly self-questioning, seeking to know. It is opened-ended, unlike the closed bubble of junk science.

It makes you wonder, with everything mankind does NOT know, why scientists would even tackle the fossil-fuel industry. They must know that coal, gas, and oil, companies are highly profitable; they provide jobs for hundreds of thousands of people who rely on those jobs for their livelihood; these industries are thoroughly ingrained in our physical infrastructure, in our legal and political systems, and, in some cases, in our very culture itself.

In addition to being thoroughly capable of defending themselves, fossil-fuel industries enjoy almost insurmountable public support.

You could almost call attacking fossil-fuel industries, whatever the preponderance of data, a Herculean task, a Sisyphean task.

Surely there are plenty of other questions to deal with, plenty mankind does not know, plenty to give these scientists important work to do.

We have the problem of world hunger to deal with; there are diseases like cancer, and heart disease and diabetes and dozens of others that great minds could be working on. Scientists don't need to make work for themselves; they don't need the issue of climate change to "make their reputations."

Any one of dozens of scientific questions could make their reputations.

And yet the right-wingnuts would have us believe, in all their cynicism, that climate scientists are out to get fossil-fuels because that would put a big old feather in their cap.

So scientists study the issue and gather data and formulate their theses, and the "right" says they're all wrong, and they're all liars, and the emperor has no clothes, because all the right-wingnuts are like the little boy in the crowd, sensible, honest, uncorrupted, and shielded by the courage of their convictions.

But the slogans won't cut childhood asthma rates, or stop the oceans from warming or the glacial ice from melting, or repair the ozone, or mitigate extremes of weather events.

Slogans may look good on Faux, between and within the commercials, but they won't help us survive as a species.

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231lajoci(676 comments)posted 2 years ago

"Just like our children are being taught that we "slaughtered" the Native Americans, when the reality was that almost 90% of them died of diseases that were brought here from Europe, and they had no immunities for. Much similar to the "Black Plague" in Europe."

Almost word-for-word Dinesh D'Souza's lines from Megan Kelly's show on Faux last night.

Word for word!

I wondered, was Dinesh referring to the siege of Fort Pitt, in 1763, when the British Army under Lord Jeffrey Amherst infected the besieging Native Americans with smallpox using blankets that had been exposed to the virus, killing much of their population for many years, even after the war ended?

Amherst's letters make clear his intention to wipe out the native population, so the Europeans' complicity in genocide is well established, whatever the method.

Was that what Dinesh meant?

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232IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years ago

ObamaCare has helped insure an additional 8 million Americans while lowering healthcares impact on GDP. Since ObamaCare has passed, unemployment has decreased, corporate earnings have increased as has the stock market.
Obama has taken troops out of Iraq where the Bush administration has left 8 TRILLION DOLLARS unaccounted for. I never heard any of that on FIXED NOISE NETWORK.

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233Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years ago

Talk about plagiarism! Hey kids, let's search "siege of Fort Pitt" on Wikipedia, and then let's talk about "word-for-word"! Keep it comin', comrade lajoci, Saul is smilin' "up" at you ( since he was a devout atheist, but hoped that if there is a "hell" he would go there when he died) for your dedication to the party line! I'll give you credit, though, at least you watch something else, other than the "complicit" mainstream media channels. And thanks, I missed the "Kelly File" last night 'cause I was out celebrating this Nations great heritage like a PROUD American, but I'll DVR the rerun. I did see the prior episodes, with your comrade Bill Ayers, you know, the terrorist who hates this Country enough to try and destroy it, yet was more than willing to take a paycheck, and now I'm sure a healthy pension from a public University. Talk about hypocrisy! Yet you and your ilk, like Hillaryious, probably "swoon" and get that "tingle" up your legs when you see and hear him and his buddy Hussein and listen to them denigrate this Nation. One thing you gotta ask yourself..."where else in the world do you have the same freedom to speak out against the government, without fear of oppression"? Oops, I mean, other than here, you know, before Hussein and his "storm troopers", the I.R.S.!

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234jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Hey island, you had better check your facts. You sound just like Obama the liar.

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235steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

"We have the problem of world hunger to deal with; there are diseases like cancer, and heart disease and diabetes and dozens of others that great minds could be working on"
The problem is that the Universities are churning out too many of them so they had to form "cottage industry" of global warming scientists. They have to perpetuate this hoax in order to save their careers. In order to do that they and the left wing extremists have ti shout down anyone ho disagrees with them. Any evidence to the contrary must be squashed in order to keep the gravy train going. The only problem is that the emperor is just not wearing any clothes.

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236jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

You wouldn’t think, five years into the Obama presidency, that so many liberal Americans wouldn’t like America.

A new Pew survey found that 44 percent of Americans don’t often feel pride in being an American, and only 28 percent said that America is the greatest country in the world. Respondents who “often feel proud to be American” were overwhelmingly conservative (from 72 percent to 81 percent, depending on the kind of conservative). A majority (60 percent) of “solid liberals” said they don’t often feel proud to be an American.

The polling data only prove what has been obvious for a while.

Georgia representative John Lewis recently said that “if the Civil Rights Act was before the Congress today, it would not pass, it would probably never make it to the floor for a vote.” Lewis is right. If it came before the Congress today, it wouldn’t pass. You know why? Because we passed it 50 years ago. The GI Bill wouldn’t pass today either, because that was enacted in 1944. If, somehow, we had Jim Crow today, the American people — and Congress — would vote to abolish it in a landslide.
In fairness, Lewis was primarily condemning congressional gridlock, not GOP racism. Primarily.

A legitimate hero of the civil-rights era, Lewis has adopted the liberal habit of suggesting that his political opponents have a burning desire to return to the era of Jim Crow. At the 2012 Democratic convention, for instance, he gave a thundering speech that equated a vote for Mitt Romney with going back to the era of segregation.

Contrary to what you hear daily on MSNBC, Republicans don’t want to force Supreme Court justice Clarence Thomas, Dr. Ben Carson, Senator Tim Scott, or any other African American to the back of the bus.

Lewis isn’t the only leading Democrat incapable of giving the American people some credit. In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision in the Hobby Lobby case, Hillary Clinton insisted we are following in the footsteps of anti-democratic Middle Eastern theocracies. According to Clinton, the majority on the court were like Iranian mullahs, behaving “in ways that are disadvantageous to women but which prop up them because of their religion, their sect, their tribe, whatever.” The shocking, inarticulate stupidity of this analysis is outdone only by the stunning ease with which Clinton offered it.

She’s not alone, of course. To listen to some of the hysterical responses to the court’s decision, you’d think the government in Washington is the only thing thwarting the desire of millions of businessmen to drape their female employees in burqas.

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238jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Many Americans today feel a sense of dismay and horror as we see our country in a downward spiral; economically, morally, and politically. President Obama's indifferent attitude and the continuous list of scandals and bad policy are leading the country to ruin. As an artist I am reminded of the old saying "Nero fiddled while Rome burned." History believes that Nero himself may have set the great fire that burned a part of Rome during his leadership. Afterwards, he blamed it on the Christians who suffered great persecution under his rule. I see great similarities to what we are experiencing today. Obama fiddled, while the people witnessed the demise of America.

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239jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

I forgot to give credit for the post 263: the artist is Jon McNaughton.

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240jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

The Obamas have spent over 44 million dollars in taxpayer money on travel and vacations. Some are even calling him the “most well-traveled, expensive” president in our nation’s history.

As Americans head off for the long holiday weekend, let’s take a look back at some of the president’s holiday spending.

Our president vacations a lot — we’re talking $44,351,777.12 worth of “a lot,” with most expenses charged to the American taxpayer.

As of March 2014, Obama has spent more time traveling internationally than any other president, taking 31 trips since assuming office in 2009. The 119 days spent overseas have cost taxpayers millions of dollars.

At the same point in their respective presidencies, George W. Bush had spent 116 days on 28 trips, Bill Clinton had spent 113 days on 27 trips and Ronald Reagan had spent 73 days on just 14 trips.

In 2010, Obama flew aboard Air Force One 172 times, nearly every other day. Just the cost of flying aboard Air Force One to Obama’s hometown of Chicago reportedly hovers around $180,000 per hour.

In addition to all of his international travel, the president spends a significant amount of time traveling with his family. The Obama family has taken vacations to exclusive beaches in New England, private clubs in Key Largo and, of course, luxurious beaches in Hawaii.

According to the government watchdog group Judicial Watch, beginning with the infamous New York “date night,” the Obamas have spent $44,351,777.12 in taxpayer cash on travel expenses.

The actual total cost may be higher, as the White House is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act.

“Here we have a president that gets on the budget line by line, but this apparently doesn’t apply to his travel,” president of Judicial Watch, Tom Fitton, said in an interview with The Daily Caller.

Frequently missing from the data are the costs of housing the first family and staff, costs of prepositioning the Secret Service and their equipment, and other travel expenses such as meals and beverages.

“We’ve got this financial crisis here in Washington and the president and his family need to be more sensitive as to the cost concerned with his travel,” Fitton said. “We are especially concerned about the excessive luxury travel, such as his trip to Hawaii.”

In 2013 alone, President Obama incurred $7,396,531 in flight expenses for his family vacations to Hawaii and Martha’s Vineyard, as well as a trip to California to appear on the Jay Leno show.

“The Obamas are abusing the public trust and the taxpayers with unnecessary luxurious vacations and travel,” Fitton said in a press release. “These staggering costs show why these documents were covered up and we had to sue in federal court to get them. Another transparency fail for the Obama gang.”


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241jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

My fellow Americans, we are all bit players in the making of a metaphoric slasher movie: Obama Unchained, starring Barack Hussein Obama.

Here is a summary of the movie. It is a heartwarming tale about how the mainstream media and Democratic Party suckered America into electing their extreme far-left dream president – a Trojan Horse in the form of a black man.

Once in the Oval Office, Obama began incrementally implementing his socialist/progressive agenda and iron-fist pressure on Americans to conform. Everyone, including a 175-year-old order of elderly Catholic nuns, was forced to comply with Obama's decreed anti-biblical new moral standards or face termination.

Only donors, labor unions, and favored friends of his royal Obamaness, totaling over 2,000, are unlawfully granted exemptions from his tyrannical overreaches hidden in ObamaCare.

Unchained from pretending to be a moderate to get re-elected, Obama is releasing his judgment and rage upon America, wielding his executive pen-sword, causing a bloody massacre of our economy, national security, world standing, freedoms, liberty, and culture.

Now totally unrestrained, with lawless abandonment, Obama dishes out what he believes is well-deserved revenge on America for her crimes against the rest of the world. Obama is delivering the retribution spoken of by his former pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, who said, “America's chickens are coming home to roost.”

Pundits say Obama is merely incompetent. They site highly unfavorable approval polling to conclude that Obama's presidency is in deep trouble. Political analysts believe that dismal poll numbers will force Obama to back away from his intensely focused savage attack on America as founded – his vowed fundamental transformation of America. These sycophant, apologist, or naive talking heads are missing the point.

Obama does not give a rat's you-know-what about polling. Nor does he fear lawsuits, Congress, impeachment, or anything else.

Remember Michael Jackson's famous line, “I'm not like other guys”? Obama believes he is not like other presidents. I am Barack Obama, the first black president. I can do whatever, I please and no one is going to stop me. Period!

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242jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Obama is still fiddling while Washington DC is burning.

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243IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years ago

The polls that say Obama is the least popular President since WWII are the same ones that said Romney was going to win the election.

John Boehner is still crying like a little baby.
Obama killed Osama
GM is thriving
The stock market is at record high levels
Unemployment is down and still falling
ObamaCare is a success.

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244steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

I have no idea why they stopped this poll at WWII for the worst POTUS. They could have went back to the Revolutionary War and the answer would have been the same.
Failed Mideast policy
Running guns into Mexico
Released 5 terrorists from Guantanamo
Obamacare debacle

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245jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

During the 503 days between the Trayvon Martin shooting & the Zimmerman verdict, 10,865 blacks were killed by other blacks.


The United States ranks 3rd in Murders throughout the World.

But if you take out Chicago , Detroit , Washington DC and New Orleans, the United States is 4th from the Bottom for Murders.

These 4 Cities also have the toughest Gun Control Laws in the United States.

All 4 are also controlled by Democrats.

It would be absurd to draw any conclusions from this data ………………. RIGHT....RIGHT?

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246IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years ago

Bush Jr. was worse:
Weapons of Mass Destruction
Housing crises
Failed financial policies
Implementation of Fast & Furious
No Health Care policy whatsoever
8 TRILLION dollars unaccounted for in Iraq

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247jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Island, you are reaching again. When are you going to wake up?

WOW! where the H*** did you get that 8 TRILLION from?

I'm telling you, stop listening to MSNBC.

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248steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

The independent Quinnipiac University poll said Wednesday that its survey taken late last month of more than 1,400 U.S. voters showed that 33 percent put Obama at the bottom of the list of 12 presidents who have served since 1945, with 28 percent naming his immediate predecessor, George W. Bush.

Ronald Reagan, the U.S. president through most of the 1980s, was picked by 35 percent as the best president since World War II. He was followed by Bill Clinton, who served in the 1990s, who was preferred by 18 percent.

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249cambridge(4132 comments)posted 2 years ago

The United States of America took a poll in 2008 and Obama got 69,498,516 of 129,446,839 votes or around 9.5 million more than mccain.

The United States of America took another poll in 2012 and Obama got 65,915,796 of the 126,849,296 votes or around 5 million more than romney.

That's why Obama is "The President of the United States of America".

You lost big time both times, get over it.

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250Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years ago

Once again, Hussein "talks the talk" but can't "walk the walk". He was all blustery about asking Congress for additional authority to get a handle on the border crisis, but when a few of his Democratic Congressmen started to whine about losing a potential voting "block", he tucked his tail between his legs and is backing off! Typical gutless move, caring more about satisfying his voting base, rather than doing what's right to protect this Nation and secure our borders. And now, to add "insult to injury", because he lied about "decimating al Qaeda", we have to suffer even more security measures when flying because he has allowed muslim terrorists in this country who have left to fight with ISIS, and could return, carrying not only their U.S. passports, but "new and improved" explosive devices. More unbelievable incompetence by the "community-organizer-in-charge".

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251dontbeafool(2092 comments)posted 2 years ago

Mahoning County Poll shows that George W Bush was the worst President in the history of Presidents.

I asked 2 registered Mahoning County Voters yesterday who they thought was the worst President, and 100% (both) percent replied W.

Just about as accurate as asking 1,400 US voters in your above poll EIVO.

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252dontbeafool(2092 comments)posted 2 years ago

317 MILLION US residents, and they polled 1,400. That is .000004% of the population polled. Yet this is what you want to back your opinion off of EIVO. Probably because Fox News had 3 days of coverage on the poll result. Anything to twist your views onto others.

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253dontbeafool(2092 comments)posted 2 years ago

Actually based on Mahoning Co population of 233,800, by surveying my 2 people, my poll would survey almost 1% of the pop. So I guess mine would be more accurate. I could see the headlines now. Poll shows that 100% of Mahoning Co registered voters surveyed says the George W is the worst president ever. Does that poll accurately describe your views eivo, or steivo?? That is because polls are bunk!

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254jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Hey cambridge, I'll grant you Obama won both elections, but let me give you an example.

I worked as as salesman for many years, and at the end of every year, my boss said you have had a great year, Paul, but that's in the past. What are you going to do next year.

Obama won both elections, but that's in the past. What he has accomplished, in the last two years, makes him the worst president ever. Just look at all of the scandles. He is in over his head.

With all of the kids crossing the border, the latest scandle, he is changing the face of America. Just wait until we find out about all of the diseases these kids are bringing to our country.

Obama is going to Texas for three fund raisers, but he will not go to the border to see for himself what is going on. He has no idea what to do.

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255jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Evidently dontbeafool doesn't know how national polls work. If he did, he wouldn't have posted as he did.

Neilsen is a national poll that polls an extremely low percentage of people nationally, yet TV ratings ar based on this small percentage.

Many of the TV programs have multi millions of dollars invested in them, and Neilsen makes or breaks them.

You liberals are reaching so far to protect Obama, you remind me of the New York Times. They will protect Obama come hell or high water. You folks have no idea what's going on in this country. We are just a fraction of what we were just 10 years ago.

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256jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

A friend called me, and told me I misspelled the word scandal in a previous post, and here I thought I was perfect.

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257steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

WOW! The polls no good! Its all Fox News fault despite the fact that MSNBC reported it! Its the Tea Party! Somehow it has to be due to global warming. The left wing media and dontbeafool are in a tizzy. Did you ever consider that maybe, just maybe, your guy IS the worst President since WWII?

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258Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years ago

Mahoning County voters also continually support and vote for inept, dishonest, and corrupt politicians and leaders (Traficant, Belinky, Antonini, Tressel, etc.), so no surprise that Hussein garnered the majority vote, here! And now, with Husseins total incompetence to lead painfully obvious, it's no wonder most are experiencing "buyers remorse". Hopefully people will finally realize that their votes have consequences, and educate themselves about the candidates, before 2016 (ie., Hillaryious and her deep-rooted ideology for a "socialist-style" form of governing she took to heart, via her mentoring by Saul Alinsky, while in college).

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259dontbeafool(2092 comments)posted 2 years ago

1. You are correct, that poll, as many other polls, are NOT GOOD, which is the point that I have been trying to make to you. If you can't even admit that a poll which surveys .000004% if the US population isn't the best guage to accurately depict the pulse of an entire country, then there is NO HOPE FOR YOU.
2. Anyone can report it, IF they include all of the details, i.e. the small amount of people polled. Then the viewer can take that poll with a grain of salt.
3. All I know is that YOU were the one posting about this poll on this site, trying to use it to support YOUR opinion, and you didn't give the details of the poll.
4. I am sure that Fox News did cover it and did the same thing that you tried to do with the poll. The hosts might have even applauded after he read the poll results. I know that is how you must have heard about the poll since you have made it clear time and time again, that the only news source that you watch is Fox News. You also made it clear that you would NEVER watch CNN or MSNBC.
5. Obama would rank, in my opinion, as one of the worst presidents ever, behind George W. But since it is a matter of opinions, everyone's rankings would be different. I would also rank this Congress as the absolute worst in history.

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260jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

C'mon dontbeafool, in No 1, above, who are you referring to? You said "you are correct." Who are you referring to? Me or some other poster?
I never said polls are not good. In post 280, I referred you to the Neilsen ratings. These involve a extremely small number of people yet they make or break multi millions of dollars invested in TV programs. Polls are very important in the age we live in.
"I would also rank this Congress as the absolute worst in history." You have got to be kidding. Obama will not work side by side with Congress. How many times has he said "I have a pen and a phone." It's his way or the highway.

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261steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

Whether it was 1400, 400, or 4, I agree with the poll. The Liar is the worst POTUS, while Reagan was the best. I even give the nod to Bill Clinton as second best.
You are right, I will never ever watch MSNBC or CNN because they are too biased. However MSNBC does have a web-site that I check in on routinely. This is where I found the results of the poll. I have no idea if Fox covered it on TV, but I assume they did as they had it on their web-site.

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262dontbeafool(2092 comments)posted 2 years ago

that is your right to have the same opinion as the poll results, nothing wrong with that, as long as you realize that the poll itself is nonsense.

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263jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Pollsters are very wealthy people. They wouldn't be wealthy if the polls were nonsense.

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264steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

I think that polls that I disagree with are nonsense too.

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265IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years ago

Latest Poll:
Boehner is still crying
Obama is still President

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266steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

Latest Poll;
Kasich is still winning
Fitzgerald is still losing

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267IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years ago

CNN/Quinnipiac/ABC/FOX NEWS Poll:
100 percent of the people aren't crying about Kasick, I don't choose to care about him. The Neo-Cons have cried about EVERYTHING Obama has done. He talked to school children and they CRIED, he took troops out of Iraq and they cried, he left troops in Afghanistan and they cried, he killed Bin Laden and they cried, he passed The Affordable Care act (RomneyCare) insuring 8 million more people and they cried. He saved GM and they cried, he has turned the economy around and they're still crying.
They talk about Benghazi as if Obama invaded it himself. Kind of like when we invaded Iraq looking for Weapons of Mass Destruction. We lost FOUR Americans in Iraq compared to over FOUR THOUSAND in Iraq. There have been ZERO terrorist attacks on U.S. Soil since Obama was elected, unlike the biggest intelligence failure in U.S. history under Bush on 9/11.
John Boehner needs a tissue.

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268steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

-JobsOhio created too many jobs for Ohio - waa, waa, waa
-Lehman brothers - waa, waa waa
-SB5 - waa, waa, waa
-Right to Work state - waa, waa, waa
-Won't fund YSU enough to feed the bureaucracy - waa, waa, waa

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269IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years ago

FIXED NOISE NETWORK has released their programming schedule for the next two years:
Obama is President, bwahah, cry, bwahah.
Hannity will cry from 9-10 every night.
O'Reilly will have a coronary from 8-9
Kelly will cry and tell everyone that, "Santa is white." From 10-11.
From 4-5pm, Cavuto will swallow his tongue while interviewing Karl Rove who has yet to concede Ohio to Obama.

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270Chessiedad(378 comments)posted 2 years ago

Here's one thing I can say is in Husseins favor; during his tenure as a lawyer (although he wouldn't know the inside of a courtroom from the men's room at a Howard Johnson's), he never defended a child rapist, traumatized the victim during the proceedings, won an acquittal, and then bragged and laughed about it, like Hillaryious did! And the mainstream media practically has her elected before she has even declared herself a candidate! I don't know, gang, the more I learn about this woman, if she runs and makes it, I might find myself wishing for a "three-pete" by Hussein!

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271IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years ago

I love the way the Neo-Commies are pretending to take a "tough" stance on immigration now that it cost Cantor his office.
You could solve the immigration issue in 5 minutes by arresting, fining and taking away the business license of the person and company hiring them. Problem solved!! The way the GAME is played now, Immigration Officers conduct a sweep of a business, roundup a hundred or so illegals, house them and feed them, give them a hearing and then deport them. The business that was raided simply replaces them with more illegals the very next day. It is the Neo-Commies who want them here to drive down wages and bust unions, the Dumbocrats want them here because if they can get them legal they know they'll vote Dumbocrat.

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272jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Obama so loved the pooir, he created millions more. He even advertised, on radio, for more to join the welfare rolls.

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273jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

From a black person, Professor Carol M. Swain:" As a black person, it bothers me that the America I love is being destroyed by a black man. It bothers me that the blacks are being deceived into supporting programs and policies that are destroying them."

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274jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

During Obama's tribute to Nelson Mandela, the number of times he mentions Mandela, 8. The number of times he mentions himself, 14.

A braggert, let him hear this, for it will come to pass that every braggert shall be found an ass. Shakespears said that.

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275jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

US General, Carter Ham, received the same email the White House received from Benghazi. The order was to "stand down." His response was "screw it." he was going to help anyway. A moment later he was relieved of his command.


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276steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

How on earth would that do any good. The illegals would not work for fear of deportation, the company would go out of business due to lack of labor and its remaining employees would be unemployed, the freeloaders would continue to sit at home and collect and then they would be joined by the unemployed illegals too.

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277dontbeafool(2092 comments)posted 2 years ago

Maybe the illegals wouldn't come if they knew they couldn't find work.

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278steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

Maybe the illegals would continue to come for the free health care.

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279steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

"A Zogby Analytics Poll released Wednesday also found Mr. Obama slipping — in that survey, to 44 percent approval, while his disapproval jumped 4 percentage points from last month to reach 54 percent."
That Zogby poll is no good either. The poll was probably conducted by Fox News and the Liar's low poll numbers are due to George Bush. This proves, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that global warming is causing people to vote NO.

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280jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

In 1971 a communist/marxist named Saul Alinsky authored a book "Rules for Radicals." It was essentially a book for community organizers, and readers learned that the best way to retaliate for not attaining economic equality was to destroy the country's economy by overwhelming with chaos and claims for social entilements. This world, in his scheme, would force an adoption of socialism and a redistribution of wealth.

In a local newspaper, this excerpt appeared:

And we are seeing a similar exodus of wealth from the USA. Never has more money and wealth moved offshore to escape an expanding socialist USA. The basic crux of the problem is the lack of higher education in the USA Most universites and colleges in the USA have adopted ultra-liberal teachings similiar to those of Alinsky.They seek social engineering to eliminate poverty, but end up creating greater poverty like that in Cuba or Venzuela. They lack the basic common sense or intellectual capability to see the basic facts in front of them. we gave the youths the vote, and now they are using it to destroy the USA with idealistic and impossible scenarios.

So, there you see it Ytown. That's why I keep saying "you have no idea what's going on Ytown."
By the way, both Obama and Hillary Clinton were students of Alinsky's teachings.

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281dontbeafool(2092 comments)posted 2 years ago

are we really going to the lame polls again? I thought you learned your lesson last week? This poll was even worse than last weeks. They polled 1100 people in the country. The only polls that matter is the ELECTION POLLS. It proves my point that if you are naive about believing all of these polls, there is no wonder why you believe every word from Fox News.

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282cambridge(4132 comments)posted 2 years ago

skeevoeivo....The United States of America took a poll in 2008 and Obama got 69,498,516 of 129,446,839 votes or around 9.5 million more than mccain.

The United States of America took another poll in 2012 and Obama got 65,915,796 of the 126,849,296 votes or around 5 million more than romney.

That's why Obama is "The President of the United States of America". If another presidential election were held today he would win again because the teabagger/republicans have no one who could beat him.

You lost big time both times, get over it.

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283jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

cambridge repeats, repeats, repeats, repeats, etc. etc. etc
C'mon man, use your had for a change & come up with something new.

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284jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

dontbeafool is another one. Evidently he just doesn't understand polls.
If he would have read post 280, about Neilsen, & their rating system, just maybe he would have understood a little more about polls.
A neighbor of mine, down the street, had 3 Neilsen guys come into his home and wire 3 TV's to their system. These guys were in this home for 5 hours hooking up wires to the TV's & put a substantial box on top of the main TV, so every program this neighbor watched was recorded & sent to a regional office of Neilsen.
If, for example, this neighbor had people over for the Super Bowl, he had to record, on the box, wether guests were either male or female and their ages. I don't exactly remember the number of people this one neighbor said he represented, but the figure was in the hundreds of thousands, so overwehlmingly polls are very accurate. Especially Neilsen. TV programs costing millions of dollars are rated by Neilsen by a very small percentage of people, but they work just like most other polls.
So, dont be a fool, if the poll favors you, you like it. If the poll doesn't favor you, you don't like it

Please, let's move on.

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285steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

The Supreme Court has 9 Justices. They are the law of the land, get over it.

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286jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

I keep saying that guys like cambridge & island have no idea of what's going on in this country. Talk abour radicals, just open the following link:


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287jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

9 million have left the workforce.

Food stamp recipients.....................+46%

Americans in poverty.......................+23%

Health insurance.............................+17%

Gasoline cost.................................+79%

Federal debt...................................+55%


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288jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Gosh, while I was focused on Sgt. Berghadl, I almost forgot about Obamacars, the VA, the NSA, the IRS, Benghazi, unemployment, Fast & Furious, & the 17 Trillion debt.

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289jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Famous Presidential Lies
Written by, To The
Point News

We were
attacked (in the Gulf of Tonkin )

I am not a

GHW Bush:
Read my lips -
No New Taxes

I did not have
sex with that woman... Miss Lewinski

GW Bush:
Iraq has
weapons of mass destruction


I will have
the most transparent administration in history.
The stimulus
will fund shovel-ready jobs.
I am focused
like a laser on creating jobs.
The IRS is not
targeting anyone.
It was a
spontaneous riot about a movie.
If I had a
I will put an
end to the type of politics that "breeds division, conflict
and cynicism".
You didn't
build that!
I will restore
trust in Government.
The Cambridge
cops acted stupidly.
The public
will have 5 days to look at every bill that lands on my desk
It's not my
red line - it is the world's red line.
blowers will be protected in my administration.
We got back
every dime we used to rescue the banks and auto companies, with
I am not
spying on American citizens.
Obama Care
will be good for America .
You can keep
your family doctor.
Premiums will
be lowered by $2500.
If you like
it, you can keep your current healthcare plan.
It's just like
shopping at Amazon.
I knew nothing
about "Fast and Furious" gunrunning to Mexican drug
I knew nothing
about IRS targeting conservative groups.
I knew nothing
about what happened in Benghazi .
I have never
known my uncle from Kenya who is in the country illegally and that
was arrested and told to leave the country over 20 years ago.
And, I have
never lived with that uncle. He finally admitted
(12-05-2013) that he DID know his uncle and that he DID live with

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290IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years ago

The Supreme Court ruled ObamaCare to be The Law of the Land, get over it......or don't and just keep crying!!

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291jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Yeah, it's so good, they postponed it three times.

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292jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Watch Obama admit HE IS A MUSLIM.

In case you have never seen… Remember when we were told to watch Fox
News on a Sunday night that was going to air something about Obama and we
watched but never saw anything! Well, read below and click on the video
to see why it got pulled before it could air. Now we know why Fox News never broadcast
it as they had originally planned to. This piece was pulled.

*I encourage you to please send this to everyone on your email list ASAP.*

*Remember all the notices we kept getting to watch Fox News on Sunday at 9PM? What Happened?*

*This is the clip that got pulled due to pressure from the Administration.*

Obama Puts Heat on Fox News to Prevent Sean Hannity from airing this piece.
Sean Hannity of FOX News has been trying to show that we
are told has consistently been blocked by the Obama Administration for
several weeks. It was a matter of time until the internet picked it up.*

*Watch it now before it gets pulled from the internet!*


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293jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Winter reports that several dead children have been discovered “washed up along the riverbank” of the Rio Grande, but fails to note that there have been no reports by the Obama administration on this.

This indicates a pattern of covering up dead illegal alien kids by the Obama administration. It was two weeks before news was reported on the sole child death acknowledged by the Obama administration, Gilberto Ramos, a 15 year-old boy from Guatemala whose body was found in the Texas brush dead from the heat.

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294steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

High of 77 today and forecast for tomorrow is a high of 70 in the middle of July. Lets go sink another $22 billion into the global warming hoax.

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295IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years ago

Thanks Einstein,
I didn't know the temperature in Youngstown was reflective of the entire GLOBE.
Hopefully we don't have another HURRICANE go through NEW YORK this FALL.

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296stievo(17 comments)posted 2 years ago

It was cold last winter,and it will probably be cold this winter. So global warming doesn't exist. Plus, Dick Cheney made it very clear that the evidence was false. This is all the LIAR'S "War on Coal" campaign.

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297jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Jeff Foxworthy says:

Which side of the fence? If you ever wondered which side of the fence you sit on, this is a great test!

If a Republican doesn't like guns, he doesn't buy one.

If a Democrat doesn't like guns, he wants all guns outlawed.

If a Republican is a vegetarian, he doesn't eat meat.

If a Democrat is a vegetarian, he wants all meat products banned for everyone.

If a Republican is homosexual, he quietly leads his life.

If a Democrat is homosexual, he demands legislated respect.

If a Republican is down-and-out, he thinks about how to better his situation.

If a Democrat is down-and-out he wonders who is going to take care of him.

If a Republican doesn't like a talk show host, he switches channels.

A Democrat demands that those they don't like be shut down.

If a Republican is a non-believer, he doesn't go to church.

A Democrat non-believer wants any mention of God and religion silenced.

If a Republican decides he needs health care, he goes about shopping for it, or may choose a job that provides it.

If a Democrat decides he needs health care, he demands that the rest of us pay for his.

If a Republican reads this, he'll forward it so his friends can have a good laugh.

A Democrat will delete it because he's "offended".
Well, I forwarded it.

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298jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Feds to pay for $50 million resort for illegal alien teens
By Thomas Lifson
Do you wish you were able to afford to go to a resort with pool, sauna, tennis courts, exercise room, sauna, steam room, racketball courts, and all the trimmings? Too bad you aren’t an illegal alien teenager, maybe a member of MS 13. Because your tax dollars (pay up, sucker!) are going to pay for a $50 million magnet resort for them. Kristinn Taylor writes at Gateway Pundit:

The Obama administration has awarded a $50 million contract to a charitable group to buy a Texas resort hotel and transform it in to a 600 bed facility for juvenile illegal aliens.

The beautiful Palm Aire resort and hotel has an indoor Olympic sized pool and an outdoor pool. Free Wi-Fi and cable TV are included in the simply decorated guest rooms.

The Palm Aire Hotel and Suites is set to be sold to Baptist Child & Family Services (BCFS) operating under a federal contract, pending local government approval, according to reports from Weslaco, Texas where the hotel is located. Weslaco is a few miles north of the Rio Grande in Hidalgo County.

The resort hotel for illegal alien children is reportedly the ‘first in the nation’.

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299IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years ago

Cheney is The Liar. If I recall, it was Dick who got us into Iraq when he and his puppet Dubya, who quoted the term, "Weapons of Mass Destruction." Over 4,000 U.S. lives were lost over the LIE. Oh yeah EIGHT TRILLION DOLLARS are also unaccounted for. If Dick says Global warming is Fiction, then you can bet it's FACT.

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300steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

Well, it was cold last winter and the winter before that, and now that we are talking about it has been getting colder for the past 12 years. That doesn't fit the narrative of the tree huggers, but no matter how well dressed, the emperor just isn't wearing any clothes.

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301jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

I think island mike is the liar. Please read the following:

We’ve been told by the Democrat Media Complex that WMDs didn’t exist in Iraq, and that George W. Bush started the war against Saddam Hussein based on that false assumption.

Pelosi, for example, said that, “Bush led us into the war on the basis of unproven assertions.” And, let us not forget the moronic Democrat Party meme, “Bush lied, Americans died.”

How could the ISIS terrorists have taken over Saddam’s WMD facility if WMD’s never existed?

Like it or not, George W. Bush has now officially and forever been completely vindicated.

Although numerous Democrats, including Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Al Gore, John Edwards, John Kerry, Nancy Pelosi, and others, claimed from 1998 through 2002 that Hussein had WMDs, they labeled President George W. Bush a liar after the war in Iraq began for having made similar statements, despite the fact that the Democrats overwhelmingly voted for the war.
Every Democrat, including Obama, Reid, Pelosi and Wasserman-Shultz, who called George W. Bush a liar and every other hateful name in the book, including every MSNBC host, owes him a huge apology.

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302jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Microsoft to lay off 18,000. There goes Obama's economy.

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303jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

What little I get, they want me to give to the Government so they can waste it.

Good to know before you vote- - - Don't forget it.
****Here is what happened on January 1st 2014:
****Top Income tax bracket went from 35% to 39.6%
****Top Income payroll tax went from 37.4% to 52.2%
****Capital Gains tax went from 15% to 28%
****Dividends tax went from 15% to 39.6%
****Estate tax went from 0% to 55%

Remember this fact: if you have money, the Demoncrats want it. These taxes were all passed only withDemocrat votes, no Republicans voted for these taxes.
****These taxes were all passed under the affordable care act, aka Obamacare.

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304jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

The Middle East is on fire, Isreal just attacked the Gaza, an airliner crashed with possibly 23 Americans aboard, the Southern border is wide open, and where is Obama,..............AT A FUND RAISER. And, you guys call him the President of the United States? He doesn't care. He just doesn't care. No wonder he was chosen the worst ppresident of the US since WW II.
This guy couldn't command a boy scout group.

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305jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Democrats were the ones who wanted to go into Iraq, beginning with Bill Clinton. They believed there were Weapons of Mass Destruction.

They also weren’t lied to by George W. Bush, they were told exactly what was going on.

When George W. Bush finally went into Iraq, he had the support of the majority of Congress and public opinion was with him. He had formed a coalition of nations to fight Saddam.

Everyone thought Saddam had WMDs. The world thought he had WMDs.

Here are the Democrats who thought Saddam had WMDs, which it turns out he did have, and they were privy to the exact intelligence reports that Bush was privy to:

YEAs — 77
Bayh (D-IN)
Biden (D-DE)
Breaux (D-LA)
Cantwell (D-WA)
Carnahan (D-MO)
Carper (D-DE)
Cleland (D-GA)
Clinton (D-NY)
Daschle (D-SD)
Dodd (D-CT)
Dorgan (D-ND)
Edwards (D-NC)
Feinstein (D-CA)
Harkin (D-IA) Hollings (D-SC)
Johnson (D-SD)
Kerry (D-MA)
Kohl (D-WI)
Landrieu (D-LA)
Lieberman (D-CT)
Lincoln (D-AR)
Miller (D-GA)
Nelson (D-FL)
Nelson (D-NE)
Reid (D-NV)
Rockefeller (D-WV)
Schumer (D-NY)
Torricelli (D-NJ)

When we went into Iraq, there were no great stockpiles of WMDs but the media told the public that there were no WMDs. One thing people don’t realize is that WMDs can be put in suitcases and shipped out, depending on what they are.

The issue of whether there were WMDs was used to demonize Bush and Democrats wanted out. Democrats began to rewrite history, pretending they never supported the war or they were lied to by Bush.

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306jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

I guess we silenced island for a while. OH, WAIT, maybe he might tell us about Bin Laden again

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307IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years ago

I like the decision Obama made to save the U.S. economy.
I like the decisions he's made that lowered unemployment.
I like the decision he made to get us out of Iraq.
I like the decision he made to pass The Affordable Care Act.
I like his decision to kill Bin Laden.
I liked his decision that made Boehner & War Monger McCain CRY.
The MAJORITY of people liked his decision to run for President.
The MAJORITY of people liked his decision to run for re-election.

What I like MOST is his decision to make you gun hugging Neo-Cons cry like little babies EVERY SINGLE DAY!!!

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308jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

The US econony has not recovereed.
9 MILLION have given up looking for a job
We see what is going on in Iraq after Obama pulled US troops out (ISIS) Iraq will soon be an Islamic state
The consenus is that Obamacare STINKS

Same 'ol CRAP, island. Please come up with something new.

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309steivo(540 comments)posted 2 years ago

Freeloaders like the decisions the Liar makes.
Muslims like the decisions the Liar makes.
The IRS likes the decisions the Liar makes.
Gun runners from Mexico like the decisions the Liar makes.
Putin likes the decisions the Liar makes.
Hamas likes the decisions the Liar makes.

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310jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Hey island, how about my post 326? If you are a gentleman, you would apoligize for calling Cheney a liar.
From that post you are the liar.

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311IslandMike(764 comments)posted 2 years ago

Quit talking about Bush & Cheney. Their lie about Weapons of Mass Destruction killed over 4,000 AMERICANS, cost the country over 8 TRILLION DOLLARS all while allowing a record number of illegals enter the country. They accounted for the largest intelligence FAILURE in U.S. history on 9/11. They turned Hurricane Katrina's recovery into a train wreck. Oh, but they did start Operation Fast & Furious. After 7 years they killed the U.S. Economy, led to the biggest foreclosure meltdown ever. I hope Obama legalizes ALL Latinos, the repubs brought them here to break unions and drive down wages, the problem is the Party of Hate can't get their vote.

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312dontbeafool(2092 comments)posted 2 years ago

Oh snap!

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313jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Island, are you a blockhead or what. Did you read post 331? All of those Dems approved attacking Iraq.

I think your dementia is beginning early or late. I don't know your age

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314jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

A Tale of Two Patients

Two patients limp into two different medical clinics with the same
complaint. Both have trouble walking and appear to require hip surgery.

The FIRST patient is examined within the hour, is x-rayed the same day
and has a time booked for surgery the following week.

The SECOND sees his family doctor after waiting 3 weeks for an
appointment, then waits 8 weeks to see a specialist, then gets an x-ray,
which isn't reviewed for another week and finally has his surgery
scheduled for 6 months from then pending the review boards decision on
his age and remaining value to society.
Why the different treatment for the two patients?

The FIRST is a Golden Retriever taken to a vet.

The SECOND is a senior citizen on Obamacare...

If there is no change in government in November, we'll all have to find a good vet.

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315jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Lies, Lies, and More Lies
It took years, but it eventually became clear to most paying any attention that Obama has told so many lies that whatever he says now is deemed worthless. Then, too, his administration is now subject to congressional investigations that include the Internal Revenue Service and the Veterans Administration.

The Attorney General was slapped with contempt of Congress. A key figure in the IRS scandal, Lois Lerner, has pled the Fifth.

The House of Representatives is getting ready to sue Obama for failing to obey the Constitution’s separation of powers. The President’s efforts to ignore the Constitution have been met with an extraordinary number of Supreme Court rebuffs, many of which were unanimous.

How bad is Obama’s situation at present? One indication is the way the news media has been slowly, but steadily falling out of love with him. As Paul Bedard noted recently in the Washington Examiner, “In unprecedented criticism of the White House, 38 journalism groups have assailed the president’s team for censoring media coverage, limiting access to top officials, and overall ‘politically-driven suppression of the news.”

David Cuiller, president of the Society of Professional Journalists, said, “It is up to journalists—and citizens—to push back against this force. Hard!” As a member of the SPJ since the 1970s this is a welcome expression of indignation, but it is also been occurring across a full spectrum of Republicans, Democrats, and independent voters as various Obama policies have negatively affected them.

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316jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

QUOTE OF THE CENTURY. Some possess the vocabulary to sum things up in a way we can understand. This is a quote from the former premier of the Czwch Repiblic. Obviously, we we have a lot of work to do to repair the damage they have done. "The danger to America is not Barack Obama but a citizenry capable of entrusting a man like him with the presidency. It will be far easier to limit and undo the follies of an Obama presidency than to restore the necessary common sense and good judgment to a depraved electorate willing to have such a man for their president. The problen is much deeper and far more serious than Mr Obama, who is a more sympton of what ails America. Blaming the prince of the fools should not blind anyone to the vast confereracy of the fools that made him their prince. The Republic can survive a multitude of fools such as those who made him their pesident.." VACLAV KLAUS

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317jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago


In a potentially crippling blow to Obamacare, a federal appeals court panel declared Tuesday that government subsidies worth billions of dollars that helped 4.7 million people buy insurance on HealthCare.gov are illegal.

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318jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 2 years ago

Hamas builds tunnels and rockets to kidnap and kill Jews, has a charter that calls for the killing of all Jews wherever they live, launches missile attacks against Israelis, uses UNWRA facilities to hide rockets, spreads anti-Semitism and claims of war crimes against Israel, has become unpopular in Gaza, and is losing support in Egypt and the Arab world.

And now the US wants to reward and rescue them with a vast influx of money? They will use that time and money to develop more accurate and deadly missiles, etc. .

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319jojuggie(1723 comments)posted 1 year, 12 months ago

It was five years ago this summer that 20,000 white-collar nonunion workers from Delphi (a leading auto parts company spun off from GM in 1999) had their pensions sabotaged as part of a rotten White House deal with Big Labor. Two court rulings this summer have given the victims hope. Their plight must not be forgotten.

Remember when Washington rushed to nationalize the U.S. auto industry with $80 billion in taxpayer “rescue” funds and avoid contested court termination proceedings? Behind closed doors, the Obama administration’s auto team schemed with labor bosses from United Automobile Workers to preserve union members’ costly pension funds by screwing over their nonunion counterparts.

The federally backed Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp., which had the fiduciary duty to represent the best interests of all the Delphi workers, helped sacrifice the nonunion employees at the UAW altar. While union pensions were topped up with tax-subsidized auto bailout funds, nonunion pensioners were left high and dry.

In addition, the nonunion pensioners lost all of their health and life insurance benefits. The abused workers — most from hard-hit northeast Ohio, Michigan and neighboring states — had devoted decades of their lives as secretaries, technicians, engineers and sales employees at Delphi/GM. Some workers saw up to 70 percent of their pensions vanish.

Last year, the Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program confirmed what Delphi workers maintained from the start: They were victimized because, in the words of the IG, they had “no leverage.” No crony ties. No deep pockets. No legal representation during President Obama’s closed-door negotiations with Big Labor donors.

As GOP Rep. Mike Turner put it, the IG report gave lie to the White House claim that it did not influence the bankruptcy process. “The administration thwarted the bankruptcy process for a politically expedient outcome,” Turner said. Treasury used “their influence to make certain that the outcome was politically desirable to the administration, and the Delphi salaried retirees (lost) their pensions.”

The Delphi workers have fought for five cruel years to force Treasury and the PBGC to disclose the full truth. The scheming feds have defied the workers’ public records requests and withheld more than 7,000 pages of critical emails and documents from the workers, who’ve been mired in time-consuming litigation that has cost millions of dollars.

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