Originally posted by Swills
reply to post by Annee
Don't get me wrong, whether it's Obama the Democrat or Romney the Republican, our American rights are slowly being stripped away and neither candidate will do anything to stop that. In fact both fully support the indefinite detentions of Americans and Patriot Act (and much more) and that's because both parties are run by the same machine.
I get people definitely waste their time hating one politician or the other and maybe that explains the communist accusations.
"Freedom is the right of all sentient beings."
Originally posted by wildtimes
It's someone who works toward progress and prosperity in sagging neighborhoods, by rallying them and bringing them on board to work for better circumstances, because they need to do so in order to improve their lot in life....
Originally posted by Tazkven
reply to post by r2d246
That crap has been going on since before anyone signed anything. Seriously.
Your right though and one of the things I mentioned I do not like but do you really believe that it would had been any different with any other president? Really?
Jan 05, 2012
Obama announces Pentagon budget cuts
President Obama announced a new military strategy on Thursday that will cut the Pentagon budget by hundreds of billions of dollars over the next decade.
The new military strategy includes $487 billion in cuts over the next decade. An additional $500 billion in cuts could be coming if Congress follows through on plans for deeper reductions. The announcement comes weeks after the U.S. officially ended the Iraq War and after a decade of increased defense spending in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States.
On September 30, 2011, in a northern province of Yemen, Anwar al-Awlaki, an American citizen and a senior figure in Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, finished his breakfast and walked with several companions to vehicles parked nearby. Before he could drive away, a missile fired from a drone operated by the Central Intelligence Agency struck the group and killed Awlaki, as well as a second American citizen, of Pakistani origin, whom the drone operators did not realize was present.
President Barack Obama had personally authorized the killing. “I want Awlaki,” he is said to have told his advisers at one point. “Don’t let up on him.” The President’s bracing words about a fellow American are reported in “Kill or Capture,” a recent and important book on the Obama Administration’s detention and targeted-killing programs, by Daniel Klaidman, a former deputy editor of Newsweek.
With those words attributed to Obama, Klaidman has reported what would appear to be the first instance in American history of a sitting President speaking of his intent to kill a particular U.S. citizen without that citizen having been charged formally with a crime or convicted at trial.
Food Stamp Growth 75X Greater than Job Creation
9:39 AM, Nov 2, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
With the latest jobs report, it is now the case that "Under Obama, Food Stamp Growth [Is] 75 Times Greater Than Job Creation," according to statistics compiled by the Republican side of the Senate Budget Committee. "For Every Person Added to Jobs Rolls Since January 2009, 75 People Added To Food Stamp Rolls."
Here's a chart detailing the growth:
Those "jobs" weren't LOST, they were TAKEN from Americans. They still exist, they just moved to CHINA.
If the economy adds 100 jobs each month and loses 120, how many jobs were created ?
Answer..... none. Twenty jobs were lost. What then do you do...?
Answer.... Vote for Mitt Romney.