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Romney Leads Obama in Billionaire Donors

Submitted by Roanman on Thu, 02/16/2012 - 18:22





Romney Leads Obama in Billionaire Donors



An examination of donors and the Forbes magazine list of 412 American billionaires shows that Romney has the support of 42, followed by Obama with 30, Texas Gov. Rick Perry with 20, former Utah governor Jon Huntsman with 12, and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich with four. 


Ron Paul? ..... Zero, zip, nada.


Serve ..... Volley

Submitted by Roanman on Mon, 10/03/2011 - 14:49


"The way I think about it is this is a great, great country that had gotten a little soft, and we didn't have that same competitive edge we needed over the last couple of decades."    President Barack Obama



"Seriously, in 2008 we elected a community organizer, state senator, college instructor first term senator over a guy who spent five years in a Vietnamese prison. And now he's lecturing us about how America's gone 'soft'?   Really?"    Jonah Goldberg


To quote Senator Barack Obama

Submitted by Roanman on Mon, 07/11/2011 - 06:56


The fact that we are here today to debate raising America’s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the U.S. Government can’t pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our Government’s reckless fiscal policies.

Over the past 5 years, our federal debt has increased by $3.5 trillion to $8.6 trillion.That is “trillion” with a “T.” That is money that we have borrowed from the Social Security trust fund, borrowed from China and Japan, borrowed from American taxpayers. And over the next 5 years, between now and 2011, the President’s budget will increase the debt by almost another $3.5 trillion.

Numbers that large are sometimes hard to understand. Some people may wonder why they matter. Here is why: This year, the Federal Government will spend $220 billion on interest. That is more money to pay interest on our national debt than we’ll spend on Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program. That is more money to pay interest on our debt this year than we will spend on education, homeland security, transportation, and veterans benefits combined. It is more money in one year than we are likely to spend to rebuild the devastated gulf coast in a way that honors the best of America.

And the cost of our debt is one of the fastest growing expenses in the Federal budget. This rising debt is a hidden domestic enemy, robbing our cities and States of critical investments in infrastructure like bridges, ports, and levees; robbing our families and our children of critical investments in education and health care reform; robbing our seniors of the retirement and health security they have counted on.

Every dollar we pay in interest is a dollar that is not going to investment in America’s priorities.

Senator Barack Obama

Senate Floor Speech on Public Debt

March 16, 2006


Benjamin Netanyahu calls it like he sees it.

Submitted by Roanman on Wed, 05/25/2011 - 16:32


Say what you will about him, but you gotta admit Benjamin Netanyaho tiene cojones muy grandes.

From Andrew Breitbart Presents Big Peace.


Netanyahu Urges U.S. Return to 1845 Borders

Israeli PM calls for “just solution” to end the conflict.



Aboard Air Force Aleph (Reuters) – Speaking to reporters accompanying Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on his long flight to the United States tonight, Netanyahu spoke of the injustice and hardship Mexicans have endured since American forces annexed Texas in 1845.

“Tens of thousands of ordinary Mexicans were driven out of their homes – the only homes they had known for centuries – and forced to live in poverty and squalor south of the border imposed by American aggression,” Netanyahu said.

“The Israeli and Mexican people agree on this: This festering wound will never heal until America takes bold steps to return to the internationally accepted lines of 1845.

Clearly the settlement activity that’s taken place in occupied Mexico since then is illegal.

When I meet the President tomorrow I will tell him to halt all building activity in Texas immediately.

Two lands for two peoples, yes, but not on land taken by force from Mexico,” the Prime Minister said.


Before you go nuts, he's being facetious.

This is in response to President Obama suggesting that Israel return to it's 1967 borders.

To quote John Yoo

Submitted by Roanman on Fri, 03/25/2011 - 06:08


Imagine the uproar if President Bush had unilaterally launched air attacks against Libya's Moammar Gadhafi.

But since it's Mr. Obama's finger on the trigger, Democratic leaders in Congress have kept quiet - demonstrating that their opposition to presidential power during the Bush years was political, not principled.

John Yoo, the Wall Street Journal, 3/25/2100


Interesting guy, John Woo.

Here he is enjoying the company of Jon Stewart.


To quote Dan Amos

Submitted by Roanman on Fri, 03/25/2011 - 05:18


“The proposed budget cuts from the Obama administration and Congress are jokes.

They are woefully inadequate.

And polls this week revealed that even many self-identified Tea Party members have no desire to cut Social Security and Medicare benefits.

The weaker the political will to enact painful budget reforms, the faster the federal debt will grow.

The faster the debt grows, the more the Fed will be pressured to monetize, which boosts the money supply.

The further the money supply grows, the more urgency investors around the globe will feel to buy gold, silver, and other hard assets.”

Dan Amos, The Daily Reckoning, 03-11-11



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