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Obama Addresses The Nation Over The "Debt Ceiling Stalemate"

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My fellow Americans... blah blah blah... stalemate.... blah blah blah... runaway spending... blah blah blah... all Bush's fault.... blah blah blah... compromise.... saving money from ending illegitimate wars.....blah blah blah... ceiling must be raised or America will be destroyed...blah blah blah... no more social security for anyone... blah....god bless you all...  is the camera off? Where are the Camel lights?

The official release

Tonight at 9 p.m. EDT President Obama will address the nation on the stalemate in Washington over avoiding default and the best approach to cutting deficits.


Watch the speech live tonight at and engage with Administration Officials all week. 


Starting tomorrow, White House Administration Officials will hold "Office Hours" on our social networks to answer your questions about the President’s speech and the ongoing deficit debate. Brian Deese, Deputy Director of the National Economic Council and Special Assistant to the President, will be answering your questions on Twitter tomorrow at 5:00 p.m. EDT. Ask your questions with the hashtag #WHChat and stay tuned for opportunities to engage throughout week.

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Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:06 | 1492671 nmewn
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Negative Liberties.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:41 | 1492857 ratso
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The bald racial hatred that underlies many of the posting for this paragraph as well as the attitudes of many in Congress blinds and deafens them to any reasoned remarks that enter the debate.

How about addressing the racism that you at times inadvertently inspire.  Or, are you afraid of loosing some of the crazies with their encapsulated delusions about Obama's origins.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:47 | 1492886 Chief KnocAHoma
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Quit hiding behind race and blast off!

If you disagree with this statement you are a white hating reverse racist.

I am The Chief!

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 00:24 | 1493458 AldousHuxley
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Jim Rogers says:

  • US already lost AAA rating
  • Moodys don't know jack squat
  • politicians just getting free face time on camera for next election
  • balancing the budget hasn't happened and won't happen
  • default will be a few days if at all

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 00:38 | 1493485 darkstar7646
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1) Ding. We've already lost the AAA, and did so three months ago when we had to resort to the accounting tricks. So when does a major call them on it?

2) Ding. See question to end #1.

3) Buzz. What people do not understand is that, if he tries to withhold the SS checks for any considerable length of time (and let's not even get INTO food stamps!), he can forget about an election of any kind.

4) Ding!!! You cannot balance the budget anymore without an immediate societal-dislocating balancing of the size of the population to match it.

5) See #3. Especially if that is Obozo's belief, he has to pay those checks on 8/3, or it won't matter how long the "default" lasts, because that will turn a "soft default" into a very "hard default" in short order!

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 06:56 | 1493777 Bobbyrib
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#2-Most of the people on SS (unless it is SSDI) would never vote for a black, "socialist" President anyway. If he refuses to pay the people who did not earn their social security dollars, he will lose the next election. If he refuses to pay SS to the people who put into it for most of their lives, he won't lose many votes at all.


Let's stop pretending the elderly are going to vote for Obama. It's the leeches who work a few years and go out on permanent disability he can't screw.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 22:58 | 1493200 nmewn
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"How about addressing the racism that you at times inadvertently inspire."

I will slow down to a crawl so you can understand me.


Tue, 07/26/2011 - 00:27 | 1493467 AldousHuxley
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racism is when 90% of one race votes for a presidential candidate of the same skin color (even it's just half) while all others are split.


Tue, 07/26/2011 - 03:38 | 1493695 StychoKiller
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Lemme help ya out there, Slick:  "I like the picture of Obamatron intro'ing the article because he looks like he's stoned out of his mind in it -- which goes a long way in explaining Obamatron's actions..."

BTW, I'm not a racist, I hate both the Republicons and Decepticrats equally, since they're lacking a vital survival skill, namely, INTELLIGENCE!

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:57 | 1492941 max2205
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RIMM is getting killed just because they have a "BLACK BARRY"


Tue, 07/26/2011 - 00:01 | 1493389 TheProphet
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Tue, 07/26/2011 - 07:01 | 1493779 nmewn
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Exactly tip e

Um errr uh...lets not kick the can to avoid Timmah's short term balancing act, umm er ahhh, lets really kick the can beyond our upcoming elections.

Transparent Leadership...for a Change ;-)

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 23:23 | 1493290 bigelkhorn
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I love the fact they are pretending to fail. So funny must be harder doing that than actually failing! I guarentee it.

I subscribe to the guy from australia and his FFT economic newsletter at that guy has called many big events before they have happend, including the stock market crash in 2008 and the current financial collapse of the US. (currently happening) but he is saying to watch what happens at the end of the year. hmmm

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 02:26 | 1493643 TheAlchemist
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As if that's some kind of surpise?

Hell, I could say "watch what happens next Tuesday" and I'd be right.  Why?  Becuase I didn't say a damn thing, and no matter what happens, *something* will happen and I'd be right.

So yeah, go ahead and sign up for another newsletter...  [/sarcasm]

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:12 | 1492685 Thomas Jefferson
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A village in Kenya is missing its idiot.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:16 | 1492717 Derpin USA
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You do realilze that referencing Kenya only serves to make your beef with him appear based on racism, right? It taints any legitimate argument you might make (I use the word "might" strongly).

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:20 | 1492737 Samual Adams
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Barry Soetero has Family in Kenya.   Idiot.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:26 | 1492763 Derpin USA
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He is not from Kenya, was not born there and did not live there. What the OP said is akin to saying "send him back to Africa" and hints at the racism-based belief that Obama is not a legitimate US citizen.

Funny though. Your insistence on calling him Soetero not only shows unnecessary disrespect to a man who undeniably legitimately earned the presidency (can't be said for either of Bush's terms), it's part of a larger trend among some on the right that appears to be a substitute for nigger. It's an obvious code word.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:31 | 1492782 nonclaim
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Can I use Hussein or was that also scrubbed out by the party?

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:36 | 1492822 Derpin USA
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Considering he prefers to use his first and last name only, and that most everyone else has no problem respecting that, I'd say that's another code word for nigger.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:39 | 1492836 Stoploss
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Well, if the shoe fits.. OOOOOOOOOOooooo looky there.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:39 | 1492846 XenoFrog
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DNC and Democratic Underground plants. Don't bother feeding the trolls.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:43 | 1492863 Derpin USA
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Yes, anyone who disagrees with the ZH hivemind is a plant. A very convenient mental exercise to rationalize not having to address the actual argument presented.

I thought ZH members were intellectual stalwarts. You don't fit that meme.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:48 | 1492892 CrankItTo11
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Junk ... Maybe if we all comment with "junk" on everything we think is junk, they'll bring back the junk button... Surely they'd like that better than comment threads filled with the word JUNK a hundred times.

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 00:39 | 1493489 I Am The Unknow...
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Not a bad idea.

In the spirit of Fight Club I personally liked the old way of being able to junk some troll off the site.  We at least need a way to either junk trolls off with enough down arrows, or at a cutoff level (say 25 down arrows?) have the word "JACKASS" stamped in capital bold letters across the comment. 

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:49 | 1492896 Incubus
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commies and pinkos and plants and stuff.


I'd say I was a plant if it got enough of these ignoramouses on edge. 


So yeah?  I'm a plant.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 22:45 | 1493138 Prometheus418
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At the risk of providing you with troll food, I'd point out that mindlessly parroting the PC party line is hardly a hallmark of a person capable of critical thought.


Mon, 07/25/2011 - 22:53 | 1493175 Derpin USA
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At the risk I'm being trolled, not one person here has explained how I'm wrong.

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 02:05 | 1493615 Smiley
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Why would we?  You aren't important.

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 02:26 | 1493644 Derpin USA
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Exactly. You have the numbers against me, so why bother explaining yourself? You don't have to because you're safely cocooned with the hivemind of this site.

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 02:38 | 1493650 Smiley
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I think someone needs to spend some more time on the front porch.

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 02:42 | 1493653 Derpin USA
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Why, because I'm a porch monkey?

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 02:53 | 1493660 Smiley
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You really do make it too easy...


I wonder how much room is left in the garden?

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 03:21 | 1493685 Derpin USA
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Callin' a spade a spade, huh?

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 03:48 | 1493700 StychoKiller
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So, in your estimation, which half of Obamatron are us'ens prejudiced against?

Sorry, but "promising" all of the following and then promptly doing nothing earns mega-points for being hypocritical:

1. Bringing (ALL!) the troops home from Afghanistan -- FAIL!

2. Bringing (ALL!) the troops home from Iraq -- FAIL!

3. Closing GITMO -- FAIL!

4. Trying all the "detainees" in civilian courts -- FAIL!

5. NOT raising taxes -- FAIL!

6. Making creating jobs a #1 priority -- FAIL!

7. etc.

Go take your paper-thin skin to another site, if you truly need like-minded people to agree with you that the World is NOT fair (it's NOT, by the way!)

The only thing that kills bigotry is cold, quiet, COMPETENCE -- I see no such thing in

Obamatron.  (Haven't seen any such thing in the US Govt for quite some time, actually!)

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 03:05 | 1493674 John_Coltrane
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See you if can identify this "meme" explaining why we do not explain the flaws in your premises.

"You asked me what I think of you.  I do not think of you"

Name this paraphrased author.  Hint: wrote the second most read/purchased book of all time.

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 03:22 | 1493686 Derpin USA
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You obviously think enough of me to downvote me and reply to me without actually saying anything.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 22:44 | 1493139 Problem Is
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Derpin USA:

The 9th Rule of Fight Club
Newbies have to STFU and read their 1st 26 weeks...

Mr. 11 week White House intern sock puppet...

Tell your boss Valerie "Bitch-O-Matic" Jarrett that you have failed...

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 22:54 | 1493183 Derpin USA
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A very enlightened argument. Be sure to upvote the parent comment, ZH readers. Let's make sure everyone knows it's indicative of the mindset here.

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 01:08 | 1493541 phyuckyiu
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Hey you must be Herpin Derpin from Derpstein, USA! Tmosley and I have been expecting you.

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 04:16 | 1493715 StychoKiller
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Yo, the only coluds that matter on this site are Silver & Gold, get you some!

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 01:06 | 1493531 oldman
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and the first rule is to call you out, bro'

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 22:53 | 1493173 XenoFrog
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I was agreeing with you, genius.

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 05:36 | 1493748 Al Gorerhythm
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You are either a troll or an idiot. Which is it?

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:48 | 1492891 nonclaim
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Don't worry, overfeeding a troll has many positive results like a really tired brain after a while. In the end it is just a big ego idiot behind the mask, no super powers no matter how much he sucks O balls dry.

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 00:02 | 1493394 TheProphet
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Trolls gotta eat too, sweetheart :-)

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 00:02 | 1493395 TheProphet
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Trolls gotta eat too, sweetheart :-)

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 00:02 | 1493396 TheProphet
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Trolls gotta eat too, sweetheart :-)

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 00:34 | 1493475 Monedas
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Senator Durbin USA ? Is that you ? Monedas 2011 You can't hide from the Monedas !

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:31 | 1492784 Samual Adams
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It's part of a larger trend for Idiots and paid gov agents to come out of the woodwork and talk about race.


Here's some Substitute race for ya.  Constitution and Natural Law.   Obviously you don't know what those are because you are caught up in the False Left Right paradigm.  Proving my earlier comment.   Idiot.   Go back to the CNN, MSNBC, Yahoo Boards.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:38 | 1492831 Derpin USA
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The idiots came out of the woodwork themselves. I just pointed out their idiocy.

If you think I'm caught up in party politics, you're sorely mistaken. I'm in favor of a complete reboot and revolution. It's actually the people who engage in the coded racism who are caught up in the false paradigm. I'm simply sick of that element of the discourse.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:49 | 1492894 ElvisDog
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Jesus, Derpin, are you paid by the post? On a related topic, how do I get a job as a paid troll to post on blogs like ZH? I was always good at creative writing. How did you get your troll job, Derpin? Can you foward me an application?

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:57 | 1492940 Derpin USA
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I'm just a guy who calls bullshit when he sees it. If people respond, I feel obligated to explain myself. I'm actually surprised by the reaction. I thought the ZH community was better than this.

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 04:17 | 1493716 StychoKiller
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Betta??  We be bad, homey... :>D

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:50 | 1492904 Blano
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You mean like honkey, cracker, etc. douchebag??  Sick of that too??

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:55 | 1492925 Derpin USA
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Any name-calling is extraneous and superfluous to a real debate. It's just venting anger that the speaker is too cowardly or inarticulate enough to be able to say properly.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 22:11 | 1493009 Nathan Muir
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Which also makes it irrelevant in the big picture.  So why even join that conversation? If you're looking for intellectual debate here on ZH it can be found, but not on irrelevant nonsense like under-toned racism.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 22:28 | 1493080 Derpin USA
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Ignorant horseshit like racist one-liners should be pointed out for what they are and condemned. Instead, it seems the commenters here are more interested in calling me a DNC plant or a troll for doing so.

Why is the hivemind's priority so out of whack that they won't acknowledge obvious racism and instead attack those who do?

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 22:48 | 1493156 Global Hunter
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Its obvious that he was not raised in a village in Kenya, what makes the JOKE funny is that his ideology and actions are foreign.  Now stop acting like a righteous wally, if you want to take everything seriously go nuts, but myself have come to the conclusion that I can't do too much about it so I'd might as well have a few laughs along the way (see today's caption contest).  Enjoy the show and stop taking yourself so seriously.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 23:08 | 1493201 Derpin USA
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Then why not a village in Indonesia? That would make sense.

The Kenya reference is, at best and giving every benefit of the doubt, a poorly chosen location for the joke.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 22:48 | 1493157 Prometheus418
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So, let me get this straight- it's unacceptable and racist to use something which *you* perceive to be a code word for racism, but it's perfectly fine for you to jump right on in and call everyone here an insect?

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 23:00 | 1493216 Derpin USA
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It's pretty obviously a code word for racism to anyone who isn't blinded by the need to defend it.

Hivemind does not imply the people are insects. That's your own inference. It is a reference to groupthink. It's a noun.

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 01:24 | 1493562 phyuckyiu
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Dude you are fucking clueless about the joke. It was a two-fer pun. Pun number one, 'a village is missing it's idiot'. Pun number two, Barry was born in Kenya, so hence, KENYA NEEDS IT'S IDIOT BACK, you fucking moron. It's a birther pun combined with topical commentary. Birther puns are funny because some days you get the feeling someone wants to give our country's sovereignty to the U.N. Barry plays up his blackness after he gets into politics, it gets him votes, it's not real, it means -nothing- to people on ZH.

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 01:47 | 1493594 Nikao7
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That was so well said it might sink in....  then agin

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 02:32 | 1493648 Derpin USA
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So you're seriously saying that the racism-induced, baseless claim that Obama was born in Kenya is the basis for this pun, but the pun itself isn't also racist?

What a tard.

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 05:25 | 1493743 phyuckyiu
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You are correct, the 'baseless' claim of Barry not being born in the United States and not being accounted for the first few years of his life has no correlation to someone hating him based on the color his skin. Any connection you draw is tangental, and in your head. I'm so glad we cleared that up! You are by far the biggest Herp Derp to show up in awhile.

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 05:38 | 1493751 Derpin USA
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Yeah, because records are normally kept of the goings on of toddlers. Uh huh. The reason people like you latch onto stupid theories like birtherism is because you hate the fact a black man is in the white house. You can't find a real reason to make his presidency illegitimate so you have to create one.

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 00:03 | 1493398 TheProphet
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Well, because to you, any criticism of anyone who isn't white is racism. And that makes you a bit of a fucktard.

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 03:57 | 1493704 StychoKiller
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Sorry, but there are indeed racist posters on this site, and believe me, they are NOT gonna engage in subterfuge -- they WILL make sure you understand where they're comin' from.  Very few folks here are into political correctness, take it somewhere else.

I can think of $14Trillion+ reasons WHY NO ONE is happy about the direction of the US Economy, being led by the current administration; and if I had known about this site during the Bush administration (if it was in existence back then), he would have been the target of mucho vitriol also!

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 23:12 | 1493258 Conchy Joe
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You do realize that you are name calling.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 23:17 | 1493271 Derpin USA
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No, I don't. Please explain.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 23:23 | 1493260 Conchy Joe
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It's just venting anger that the speaker is too cowardly or inarticulate enough to be able to say properly.


Mon, 07/25/2011 - 23:30 | 1493319 Derpin USA
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If my supposition that the use is racist is correct, it's appropriate to label the unwillingness to be forthright as cowardly.

That's labeling behavior, not name calling. Keep in mind I said the behavior was cowardly. I did not call anyone a coward. I know nuance is difficult for some here, but give it a try.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 23:35 | 1493330 Conchy Joe
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I'd better not, I'm only a first year troll.


Tue, 07/26/2011 - 03:59 | 1493706 StychoKiller
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Back to the University wit ya:  Trollology 201 covers all this!  :>D

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 03:17 | 1493680 FlyPaper
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Not sure you are firing on all cylinders Derp.  Obama is a failing politician, whose own agenda has left the country in a much bigger mess than was necessary.  In terms of racism, one of the key things I like about Obama's election is breaking the race barrier - because it says a lot about social progress in the US over the past 60 years.  It does not mean, however, that he is right; and political satire and opposition do not constitute racism.   

You look like you are looking for a boogie-man under every comment.  What's up with that?


Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:33 | 1492797 JLee2027
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Nice defense, but the reality is Barry "bought the votes" to get elected. It was called promising handouts. Bush was legit.  The Founding Fathers had a point that only property owners could vote, and if we had followed that rule, Barry would poll lower than whale snot. Bush would still have been elected.

Now that the money supply is being cut, It's obvious that Barry can't lead, and is not qualified to hold office. He has no plan. NONE. So all the shots he takes are fair game.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:39 | 1492845 Derpin USA
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Hahaha. Your solution is to disenfranchise the non-property owning public so that their interests are never considered and the property owners can use the system to keep them in their place?

You're hilarious.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 22:54 | 1493181 Rylie
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Isn't that what we have now? because if it's not, I am not sure that you are living in the USA. 

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 23:12 | 1493256 Derpin USA
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Absolutely. It's been achieved through brainwashing. The two most glaring problem have been money in politics and media consolidation.

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 02:38 | 1493651 TheAlchemist
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Even if we roll back the history clocks a few hundred years and my vote only counts 3/5ths the next time around, it'll still be an improvement from what it meant in 2008.

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 12:29 | 1492995 Manthong
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I'd be happy just to require reading and speaking english as well as presenting picture ID to vote.. and repeal the 17th Ammendment to put the Senate back in control of the states.

We no longer have the form of government, the type of electorate and the currency that the founders intended and established.


Mon, 07/25/2011 - 22:14 | 1493020 Whats that smell
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Bush legit? GW did nothing on his own, outside of that small part he had in Harold and Kumar Escape from Gitmo.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:33 | 1492806 Mongrel
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May I call him Barack the Magic Negro?

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:40 | 1492852 Derpin USA
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Actually, I find that to satire of the left's orgasmic over-enthusiasm for him during the election, so yes, it's perfectly fine in and of itself.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 23:01 | 1493208 Global Hunter
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My Jamaican friend was making fun of the way of white people treat their pets (better than their children) to my face and I said to him "if you think us honkeys pamper and spoil our pets you should see Asians, they always seem to be fattening up their dogs and cats".  Is that OK cause a black man started it?  

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:51 | 1492909 I Am The Unknow...
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@mongrel - only if you do a youtube knockoff of Puff the Magic Dragon starring Barry smoking a camel.....

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 03:19 | 1493682 John_Coltrane
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Yeah I heard a lot of white people just thought he had a really good tan and were suprised to learn after the election he had a little African ancestry.  (Or as a true racist might put it : "there's a nigger in the woodpile someplace")  But not a threatening Jesse Jackson type-so calm and reasonable.  They didn't realize he was a European Socialist whore to the international bankers and the amount of melanin in his skin was quite irrelevent.  Oh well, live and learn.

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 04:02 | 1493709 StychoKiller
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David Chappelle left his TV show waaay too soon!

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:37 | 1492818 Frankie Carbone
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Jesus, lighten up. That race card shit doesn't work in here. Go to the CNN messageboards with that mindless sheeple shit, would you? Folks here don't like the man, and it has nothing to do with the color of his skin

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:55 | 1492923 Chief KnocAHoma
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Quit hiding behind race and fighting like a little scared bitch. Argue your point and we will respect you. Play the card and you lose.

And why is it disrespectful to call him by his former name. Just blast off!

I am The Chief

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 22:02 | 1492975 Derpin USA
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I have made no other argument than to point out the OP's racist remark. How then am I a pussy who won't debate? I'm debating the point I made.

Would you contiually call a married woman by her maiden name despite it being quite clear which name she now uses?

The use of Soetoro and Hussein can only be construed as a racist code word. It serves no purpose in debate. It has no material impact on anything. It's only logical use is to say nigger without sayng nigger.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 22:49 | 1493161 LowProfile
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His full given name is Barack Hussain Obama

How is it possibly racist to use the name that was given to him and placed on his birth certificate?

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 23:05 | 1493237 Derpin USA
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Do you call married women by their maiden names when they use ther husband's name?

No, because it's disrespectful to do so. Likewise, to use Obama's middle name for unofficial purposes when he chooses not to is disrespectful. The only reason to do so is to point out that he has a Muslim middle name. It's a nod and wink to the idiotic, racist belief that he's a secret Kenyan Muslim Manchurian candidate. It's a code for "I don't like this nigger but I can't say nigger so I'll point out his Muslim middle name as if it's evidence of something sinister."

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 03:24 | 1493688 John_Coltrane
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Hiliary Rodham Clinton.  The original, "it takes a villiage to raise an idiot" which was, I believe, the name she used on her book.

So, yes.  QED.

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 04:05 | 1493710 StychoKiller
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Nigga, please!  Not very many here engage in secret "code" wordz, ya dope-smokin' hippy!

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 04:41 | 1493729 Husk-Erzulie
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Soetoro no longer chooses to be identified as black; he's now Irish (or didn't you get the memo).  Anyway, he ain't black, he's high yellah and there's a difference (as any Black Man will tell you).

You should be cautious not to lurk here too much.  You may begin to understand sarcasm and "black" humor.  If you permit yourself to laugh in the face of absurdity, your programming may begin to crack ( ruh roh).  BTW, Chris Matthews called, he needs you to scratch his tingly leg.

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 01:20 | 1493557 Urban Redneck
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W (or for the ebonics generation- dubya). Same shit, different ass-clown.  

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 00:07 | 1493402 Doyle Hargraves
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Wow! TD must have hired a moderator and arbiter of all things when they changed formats...I am glad that this guy can be the final arbiter of what can and can't be used as codes for racism, and that he will be the one keeping us of the 'hivemind' in check with our humor, sounds like he comes from the mainstream media's 'hivemind' to me...but you know the daily beast is starving and huffpost has taken on the same form of everything that aol touches (not that it wasn't a pile of shit before, aol just made it officially a pile of shit) so I can expect more of this migrating over here?!

PS hope this guy doesn't see WB7's shit he may really lose it!

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 05:19 | 1493741 moonstears
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"niggers are the women of the world."...John Lennon circa 1980s

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 22:02 | 1492928 TheJudge2012
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He did not "legitimately earn the presidency."

His father was not a US citizen when he was born, making him ineligible to be president. Many countries have similar citizenship requirements to lead their countries as a way of raising the bar of allegiance. It is obvious Obama's allegiance is with the international bankers. Proof of constitutional ineligibility:

Vattel's Law of Nations, used when writing the constitution, states both parents must be citizens at the time of the child's birth for the child to be natural born.

Benjamin Franklin's letter to Charles W.F. Dumas, December 1775 references Law of Nations:

I am much obliged by the kind present you have made us of your edition of Vattel. It came to us in good season, when the circumstances of a rising state make it necessary frequently to consult the Law of Nations. Accordingly, that copy which I kept (after depositing one in our own public library here, and send the other to the College of Massachusetts Bay, as you directed) has been continually in the hands of the members of our congress, now sitting, who are much pleased with your notes and preface, and have entertained a high and just esteem for their author

This is letter 459 in this link:

Def of natural born in Vattel's Law of Nations:

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 22:05 | 1492992 Stares straight...
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Yeah, cut the racism you god damn spear chuker!

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 22:40 | 1493123 Chuck Walla
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The first person to notice/mention race is usually the racist.  Whatsamatter, things slow over at Media Matters?


Move along, folks. Just another OFA drone doing his massa'a bidding.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 23:51 | 1493363 Cabreado
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Drop the race crap, please.

Imposters need not a race, religion, political affiliation or birthplace.

If you need the definition of "imposter," please ask.

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 08:50 | 1493954 Manzilla
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You call him out for "unnecessary disrespect" but then you throw in a partisan shot at the last president. Isn't it a bit hypocritical to call one man out for a stupid comment and then make one yourself. Shame on the left and right for fucking up this country with their partisan nonsense. I send send both parties to the Sahara and left them perish. We don't need them here anymore.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:20 | 1492738 Corn1945
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The people who support Obama aren't swayed by legitimate arguments. If they were, he would have a 0% approval rating right now.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:27 | 1492768 Derpin USA
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Something tells me your "arguments" with them consist of name calling and lamentation of "libruls."

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 02:57 | 1493665 Husk-Erzulie
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That does it... Dude, you are a drone.  Take the Hive Minds' word for it and fuck off.

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 03:24 | 1493689 Derpin USA
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Cool argument, bro!

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 08:51 | 1493960 Manzilla
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And same goes for you. Again, can we just get rid of the partisan hacks in this country?

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:32 | 1492798 r101958
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Very well said Corn1945....and oh so true.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:21 | 1492744 whether underground
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Fine...Chicago is missing a street agitating, race-baiting, class pushing, lying thug.  Is that better?

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:23 | 1492751 Animal Cracker
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I like this one better.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:30 | 1492777 Derpin USA
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Thoughtful and verbose. Much better.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:58 | 1492947 ElvisDog
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Fuck off and die, Derpin. That was thoughtful yet brief. You must be a newly-hired troll. Haven't had time to load a suitable icon.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 22:10 | 1493004 Derpin USA
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Goooooooooood. Let the hate flow through you.

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 00:42 | 1493494 Monedas
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What's your opinion of Schwarzenigger ? He was Kalifornia's first black governor ! Monedas 2011 Porked his Mexican housekeeper over a barrel.....and called it Pork Barrel Polka ! Where's Do Chen ?

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 08:09 | 1493885 Ying-Yang
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Tyler Durden: All right, if the applicant is young, tell him he's too young. Old, too old. Fat, too fat. If the applicant then waits for three days without food, shelter, or encouragement he may then enter and begin his training.
Mon, 07/25/2011 - 23:16 | 1492887 Rhodin
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Fine...Chicago is missing a street agitating, race-baiting, class pushing, lying thug. Is that better?


Yeah, that's a good start.  The stuff before Chicago is interesting, but brining it up draws out the race card.  Whoever/whatever this guy was before is rendered irelevant by his "l'm your puppet" performance for the Powerz.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:26 | 1492762 Thomas Jefferson
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Thats Racist!  I'm calling Al Sharpton!

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:39 | 1492841 Long-John-Silver
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It takes a racist to know a racist so Al Sharpton could confirm your statement.

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 05:46 | 1493754 phyuckyiu
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Rev. Jeremiah Wright said of his old bud Barry Shalom Bernanke Soetero, ' Them J00000z ' is keeping Barry from returning my calls. Oh shit does that make me a librul, only libruls question the validity of Israel, right Herp Derpistan?. Oh right i'm now a racist too, just a different type. I will sumbit to country music 24 hrs a day until these thoughts pass, and I only dislike Mexicans and no one else.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:29 | 1492774 macholatte
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Another Progressive hack who worked for Soros before infiltrating the White House (and this has nothing to do with racism).


Brian Deese works at the National Economic Council and is special assistant to the president for economic policy. Previously, he served as a member of the Economic Policy Working Group for the Obama-Biden transition.[1] He emerged as "one of the most influential voices" in the Obama Administration relative to the auto industry, and specifically the Chrysler and GM workouts.[2] He has appeared in videos posted on by the transition team.[3] Before joining the transition team, he was deputy economic policy director for the 2008 Barack Obama presidential campaign[4] and, before that, for Gene Sperling in the 2008 Clinton campaign.[2] He graduated from Middlebury College in 2000 with a degree in Political Science[5] and from Yale Law School in 2009. Previously, he was a senior policy analyst for economic policy at the Center for American Progress.[


Tue, 07/26/2011 - 00:08 | 1493406 TheProphet
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Wow. $115 billion is now a 'workout.' I wonder how much it takes to be considered a bailout.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:59 | 1492949 goldfish1
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J U N K E D *

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 23:14 | 1493264 trav7777
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you fuckin moron

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:26 | 1492764 American Dreams
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First good laugh of the night - Cheers!

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 22:05 | 1492991 Chief KnocAHoma
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Obama (Whining like a spoiled 10 year old girl) "I want more money. You have to raise the debt ceiling because Oprah annointed me and I can dance. I'm cool and the press will blow me upon request."

Boner (Speaking in monotone midwestern dialect) "But our excessive spending is endangering the republic and the future generations of this country."

Obama (Still whining) "But if don't destroy the country and drive the World to Mr. Soro's one World currency he won't let me play golf next week."

I am The Chief


Tue, 07/26/2011 - 00:10 | 1493416 TheProphet
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That's nearly it, but he keeps spelling "chief"  "chef" and I don't know why... maybe it's a south park thing.


Mon, 07/25/2011 - 22:42 | 1493130 pdtrader
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Well said, Tommy.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 22:50 | 1493163 CompassionateFascist
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No, its witchdoctor.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:13 | 1492688 Thomas Jefferson
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Obama speaks and gold goes up.  Sorry JP Morgan.  You have more time to short later tonight.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:13 | 1492690 apberusdisvet
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Have already counted 6 outright lies.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:34 | 1492813 r101958
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I gave up and stopped counting.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:45 | 1492875 Rick64
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Use a calculator.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:55 | 1492922 I Am The Unknow...
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I do said I'd whisky shot every time he lied and amd feeling pretty good right now

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:13 | 1492691 Obvious Paradox
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Couldn't watch it.  Why listen to people that can't do the right thing?

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:13 | 1492692 Upswaller
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The blithering piece of excrement.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:14 | 1492695 tunaman4u2
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Obama is right, sorry republicans, you have to accept SOME blame for this mess along with the democrats. Cuts only is BS, you're to blame too. Democrats got us in this mess yes, but so did you. Own it, raise the ceiling & increase taxes on XOM & cut spending too. BOTH are leading to the problem

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:16 | 1492708 myztix
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Cut everything and raise the debt ceiling..

Raise taxes for the rich.


lose-lose situation is always the best.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:21 | 1492742 tunaman4u2
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Boehner, he said he would make cuts but he needs some stuff from you, you have been in Washington for YEARS dude! You accept no blame? You have nothing to do with any of this? Pathetic. Own it bro. You people who believe in these 2 parties amaze me. Stop voting for the same 2 parties! These clowns do nothing

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:18 | 1492727 BlackholeDivestment
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...hey tunaman4u2, hope your sarcasim light is on, you are in the Fight Club bub, not some 2 party of clowns.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:32 | 1492789 scatterbrains
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I say nationalize XOM, I mean if our boys are going bleed out and die fighting XOM's wars shouldn't we get something for it ?

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:37 | 1492828 tunaman4u2
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Republicans want to take absolutely no blame & make no compromises, its all their way. Thats BS. EVERYONE here knows that both parties got us in this mess. Ridiculous. Not owning anything was Boehners arrogance & he lost tonight.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 23:24 | 1493296 Hi Ho Silver
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Just because the President said it doesn't make it true. Especially this one.

Since 1933, the Demoncratic Party has controlled the U.S. Congress most of the time.  Do I need to show a chart of which ones voted for the most deficit limit increases or increased spending?  With or without wars, your choice.

But first make it interesting and show me your evidence each party played an equal part.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 23:55 | 1493375 Clowns on Acid
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tunaman - have you called your congreesman like Barry the Kenyan told you to this evenoing? You tool.

"EVERYONE here knows that both parties got us in this mess." This is straight out of the DEM party talking points.

Let's start with this...ALL DEMs have alweays voted for more spending, not ALL REPs have. Therefore ...Eveeryone here  knows that both parties have NOT ot us into this mess you simple piece of shiite.


Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:39 | 1492844 Firing Pin
Firing Pin's picture Cut taxes on everyone, fuel the economy and take a smaller piece of a bigger pie. Currently the gov't wants a bigger and bigger slice of a shrinking pie. And making XOM "pay more" equates to all of us paying more at the pump. Alas, you didn't think a company would just "eat" a tax hike and not pass it on to you? HA HA HA!!! 

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 21:41 | 1492855 r101958
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They both have to accept blame for the problem because both parties spent way too much and promised too much. But why give them more of our money to blow because that will only allow it to continue. You still hear Obama using the 'invest' word...over and over...and we know what that means. In around 2000 the US Govt spent approximately what it is taking in right now in revenues. So, were you all in really bad shape then? So, cut the spending to the levels we had in 2000. Sorry, but we need to live within our means.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 22:35 | 1493106 tunaman4u2
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I agree with you, government "Investment" spending is part of the problem too. I don't like either party. I especially don't like it when either party takes no blame & says its only going to be my way or nothing.

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