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Posted: Mar 19, 2014 - 7:02pm

Almost 30 years ago,Richard Nixon was caught in a web of lies and had the decency to resign.

Yet our current bossman shows no sign of doing so,even though he makes Nixon look like a saint in comparison.

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Posted: Mar 18, 2014 - 6:42am

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Obama's latest great idea.

What could go wrong ?  ... {#Rolleyes}

US to give up control over Internet


For those who are interested, here is a less hyperbolic take on the issue. Still not favorable, but not 'giving up control to China and Russia'. 

http://www.extremetech.com/computing/178578-us-gives-up-its-last-bit-of-control-over-the-internet-but-really-its-just-a-pr-stunt

This, in other words, is almost certainly a PR move. The United States is giving up a certain degree of control, yes, but nothing critical. By flinging open the door to a multinational approach, the Obama Administration can claim to be responding to the concerns raised by other nations when in reality it’s done nothing of substance to address the genuine issues. It’s the same doublespeak approach that the NSA trots out to defend its actions, repeatedly responding to criticism by noting that its programs are “lawful and appropriate foreign intelligence operations,” without ever confronting the fact that substantial portions of the US electorate (and the citizens of other countries) fundamentally disagree with the definition of its terms.

  
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Posted: Mar 18, 2014 - 5:01am

Obama's latest great idea.

What could go wrong ?  ... {#Rolleyes}

US to give up control over Internet


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Posted: Mar 11, 2014 - 9:29pm

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I can hardly wait for the day I meet Obama in Hell.

 
Nah, you ain't going to Hell.  

Where you're going, you can pee on him from above.


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Posted: Mar 11, 2014 - 8:53pm

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Breaking news ...

Lois Lerner, the former tax agency administrator who was forced into retirement a few months early as her punishment for her part in what Obama has called just another "phony scandal" has for the second time at a House hearing, taken the 5th.

Oh my ...  

 
I can hardly wait for the day I meet Obama in Hell.


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Posted: Mar 11, 2014 - 8:49pm

Breaking news ...

Lois Lerner, the former tax agency administrator who was forced into retirement a few months early as her punishment for her part in what Obama has called just another "phony scandal" has for the second time at a House hearing, taken the 5th.

Oh my ...  
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Posted: Mar 4, 2014 - 11:42am

Barack Obama is the face of contraband Viagra in Pakistan | Raw Story

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Posted: Feb 28, 2014 - 9:11am

 DaveInVA wrote: 

Been trying to follow this. 

A similar measure is being undertaken in the UK at the same time.

This is a carefully coordinated and crafted attempt to silence dissenting elements in the Media and not just in the US.

Easier to do in the UK as they have no guaranteed freedom of the press ala our 1st.  Shockingly, Skye News, Fox's counterpart in the UK has signed on with their plan.

I guess the only unfiltered news available anymore is only found on the net.  One of the first things Obama got through in his first term was the innernet kill switch.  2+2 = 4 ...

Might be time to get a really good short wave radio.
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Posted: Feb 28, 2014 - 8:27am

Four of five FCC study authors gave to Obama


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Posted: Feb 27, 2014 - 8:33am

Though I have my issues with President Nixon/Bush/Obama, I like what Ms. Obama is doing with her bully pulpit.  I just wish she would take it a step further and include GMOs:

Michelle Obama to Unveil Proposal to Overhaul Nutrition Labels


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Posted: Feb 26, 2014 - 10:05am

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Hey, we can only control our own actions, I am doing my part so I guess I have earned my right to complain about the system.

 
That right is contingent upon your continued ability to amuse us.

Now, dance the dance of life for us.


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Posted: Feb 26, 2014 - 9:26am

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Posted: Feb 26, 2014 - 8:51am

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We already have substantial numbers of potential voters who, because of apathy, principle, etc. do not participate in the election process. It doesn't seem to have helped so far.

Let's take the discussion to an appropriate TOPIC/FORUM

 

Hey, we can only control our own actions, I am doing my part so I guess I have earned my right to complain about the system.
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Posted: Feb 26, 2014 - 8:46am

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Posted: Feb 26, 2014 - 8:41am

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 aflanigan wrote:
The fact is, we've become a nation that can't avoid electing mediocre leaders who the moneyed elite are very satisfied with, who find them pretty easily manipulated, but who disappoint the 99 percent regularly. So instead of beating a dead horse (Nixon/Carter/Bush/Reagan/Clinton/Bush/Obama Sux), we should maybe look at how to fix our dysfunctional political system, neh?

Bravo - and how do we go about that?

 


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Posted: Feb 26, 2014 - 8:40am

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Actually it is quite simple, refuse to vote for either a Democrat or a Republican at any level from this point forward.  I am into my 4th year of this pledge and I feel great, have more energy and my teeth are even whiter.

 
We already have substantial numbers of potential voters who, because of apathy, principle, etc. do not participate in the election process. It doesn't seem to have helped so far.

Let's take the discussion to an appropriate TOPIC/FORUM
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Posted: Feb 26, 2014 - 8:38am


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Posted: Feb 26, 2014 - 8:30am

 Red_Dragon wrote:
 aflanigan wrote:
The fact is, we've become a nation that can't avoid electing mediocre leaders who the moneyed elite are very satisfied with, who find them pretty easily manipulated, but who disappoint the 99 percent regularly. So instead of beating a dead horse (Nixon/Carter/Bush/Reagan/Clinton/Bush/Obama Sux), we should maybe look at how to fix our dysfunctional political system, neh?

Bravo - and how do we go about that?

 

Actually it is quite simple, refuse to vote for either a Democrat or a Republican at any level from this point forward.  I am into my 4th year of this pledge and I feel great, have more energy and my teeth are even whiter.
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Posted: Feb 26, 2014 - 8:28am

 aflanigan wrote:
The fact is, we've become a nation that can't avoid electing mediocre leaders who the moneyed elite are very satisfied with, who find them pretty easily manipulated, but who disappoint the 99 percent regularly. So instead of beating a dead horse (Nixon/Carter/Bush/Reagan/Clinton/Bush/Obama Sux), we should maybe look at how to fix our dysfunctional political system, neh?

Bravo - and how do we go about that?
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Posted: Feb 26, 2014 - 8:23am

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That's the point, stewie. If Bush's unpopularity with Europeans is irrelevant, why is Obama's declining popularity relevant to anything? The posting of these kind of popularity polls seem based on personal animus, and little else.

The fact is, we've become a nation that can't avoid electing mediocre leaders who the moneyed elite are very satisfied with, who find them pretty easily manipulated, but who disappoint the 99 percent regularly. So instead of beating a dead horse (Nixon/Carter/Bush/Reagan/Clinton/Bush/Obama Sux), we should maybe look at how to fix our dysfunctional political system, neh?

Not sure what HC has to do with anything, except for the fact (as you point out) we're seeing the same behavior towards the Current Occupant that we saw towards Bush 43. What does that say about the people who post these sorts of "Obama is the worst" blog posts?

 

Whoa.....stop the presses.  Maybe the apocalypse is upon us after all. I actually agree with you.{#Eek}
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