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Barack Hussein Obama--Great President Ever And Here's Why

    • 4977 posts
    April 10, 2016 6:59:32 PM PDT
    The dominoes started falling when Barney Frank and Bill Clinton changed lending rules. Of course, Congress sat on their hands and watched.

    Obama, the great president, has let prisoners out of Gitmo so they could go back to working on terrorism. Some Obama released did this. I wonder why Obama is so intent on getting these people (radical Muslims) out of prison?
    • 873 posts
    April 11, 2016 6:32:41 PM PDT
    Wolf said:
    He wasn't responsible for the first one. The housing collapse hasn't stopped, it has simply continued because the banks etc. have not changed their practices.
    Well the Dimocrats were and Ovomit is trying to do the same thing again. Dumb is as dumb does!
    • 4977 posts
    April 12, 2016 9:13:18 AM PDT
    It's worse than I realized.
    The Obama administration has been marred by debt, scandals, foreign policy failures, and an overall fragmentation of this country. He has plunged the United States into an abyss of economic debt that will create generations of American servitude paying off his wayward spending endeavors. The Red, White and Blue’s epitaph will read like a litany of failures perpetrated on both the American people and the world by this president:
    • IRS targets Obama’s enemies
    • Benghazi
    • Spying on the AP
    • The ATF “Fast and Furious” scheme
    • Sebelius demands payment
    • The Pigford Agriculture Department Scandal
    • The General Services Administration Las Vegas Spending Spree.
    • Veterans Affairs in Disney World and neglecting vets
    • Solyndra
    • New Black Panthers Voter Intimidation
    • The hacking of Sharyl Attkisson’s computer
    • Obama’s LIES about the Affordable Care Act
    • “I’ll Pass My Own Laws”
    • NSA Spying on American People
    •  Foreign Policy
    • Lack of solidarity with Israel
    • Disaster with the Arab Spring
    • Crimea
    • Leaving Iraq too soon and letting ISIS take over
    • Handling of Syrian Red Line
    • Calling ISIS “JV”
    • Failing to Recognize ISIS as a Radical (or Devout) Muslim Movement
    • Returning the bust of Churchill to the Brits
    • Lack of Confidence by NATO nations
    • Signing a Disastrous Nuclear Deal with the Mullahs of Ira
    •  Paid $5 Billion & Released 5 Taliban Prisoners For Deserter Bergdahl
    • Waging war by attacking Libya without Congressional approval
    •  Domestic Policy
    • Failure to secure the Border
    • Illegals bringing guns, drug and diseases through the southern border
    • Bowe Bergdahl swap
    • Passing on the keystone pipeline
    •  9 Trillion dollars more in debt
    • Vast expansion of government
    • Racial Division at all-time high
    • Inviting Bomb Boy Ahmed to White House
    • Disrespect for Cops
    • Failed economic stimulus plan
    • Constant disregard for the Constitution and tyrannical rule
    • China overtook America as world’s largest economy
    • Double Downgrade
    • Housing policies failed to stop foreclosures
    • Price of healthcare has drastically risen for those purchasing it
    • Education policies failed to curb college costs
    • Highest percentage of Americans on Food Stamps and Medicaid
    • Record 92,898,000 Americans over 16 years not working
    • Lowest Labor Force participation rate of 62.7%
    • Denying the notion of American Exceptionalism
    • Securing the Olympics for Chicago in 2016
    • Naming numerous Communists/Socialists/Progressives to Czar Positions
    • Mismanagement and cover up of Terrorist shootings in San Bernardino, California
    • Mismanagement of Gulf Oil Spill
    • Disastrous Vetting Process of “Immigrants” from Muslim Nations
    • 4977 posts
    April 12, 2016 9:17:48 AM PDT
    Here's another with charts about Obama's economy.

    • 873 posts
    April 12, 2016 11:25:48 AM PDT
    Ovomit's attempt to collapse America and his reign of divisiveness is about to come to a close.

    Now we have to all come together to undo all the damage that has been done by the worst President to curse America since Jimmy Carter. Though there are no Republican candidate that is near as bad as Ovomit, there are some that wouldn't go far enough, fast enough to save us.

    Two of the greatest danger's to America's survival is the national debt which is soon to be 21 TRILLION DOLLARS more than the output of the entire nation in a year and the invasion by 20 plus million invaders. There is one candidate that excels at both and that is Donald J Trump. He is a businessman that has built an empire and understands money, debt and assets. He is also the one that has brought to the front, the discussion of securing our borders and vetting out the invaders!

    Please residents think long and hard about your vote coming up both in June and in November! If your not registered to vote, please consider doing so!

    Donald J Trump 2016
    "Make America Great Again"
    • 362 posts
    April 14, 2016 10:47:39 PM PDT
    kibbefolks said:
    “Two of the greatest danger's to America's survival is the national debt which is soon to be 21 TRILLION DOLLARS more than the output of the entire nation in a year and the invasion by 20 plus million invaders.”
    I agree, in part, regarding the dangers facing this great nation. However, as to the “20 million invaders.” Once again, it appears to lend curiosity as to where the “facts” lie. Maybe the “20 million” that now has health insurance, maybe the “20 million” that is naturalized citizens of the U.S.? If so, what happens to the remaining 22.4 million included lawful permanent residents, unauthorized immigrants, and legal residents on temporary visas (such as students and temporary workers) that is currently in the U.S as of 2014?
    “Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance”
    • 873 posts
    April 15, 2016 4:57:19 AM PDT
    WES, your just so wise I don't what to do, you are obviously a word smith, with your sayings!
    • 873 posts
    April 15, 2016 4:57:19 AM PDT
    WES, your just so wise I don't what to do, you are obviously a word smith, with your sayings!
    • 362 posts
    April 15, 2016 6:22:19 PM PDT
    kibbefolks said:
    WES, your just so wise I don't what to do, you are obviously a word smith, with your sayings!
    Not and never wise. Pragmatic.
    “Sometimes the hardest thing and the right thing are the same”
    • 873 posts
    April 16, 2016 3:12:16 AM PDT
    Pragmatic, I don't think I could go quite that far, that is way too much credit. But nice try none the less
    • 362 posts
    April 16, 2016 10:49:18 AM PDT
    kibbefolks said:
    “Pragmatic, I don't think I could go quite that far, that is way too much credit.”
    I'm aware.
    "Doubt everything, find your own path"
    • 873 posts
    April 21, 2016 1:22:26 AM PDT
    The best president ever has been giving taxpayer grants to terrorist groups!!
    • 1862 posts
    April 21, 2016 3:16:04 PM PDT
    More facts for the Fraud News/Lying Gas Bag Limbaugh brain-washed:

    Supported the concept of allowing stockholders to vote on executive compensation.

    Endorsed and supported the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act of 2009 that would close offshore tax avoidance loopholes.

    Negotiated a deal with Swiss banks permitting the US government to gain access to bank records of criminals and tax evaders.

    Signed the American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes Act, closing many of the loopholes that allowed companies to send jobs overseas, and avoid paying US taxes by moving money offshore.

    Thanks to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, inflation in the healthcare sector dropped to its lowest point in 50 years.

    Improved Conditions for Consumers and Small Businesses
    Signed the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act, to protect consumers from unfair and deceptive credit card practices.

    Guided the housing market all the way back from total collapse, which led to a rally for housing starts.

    Brought airline industry back to their highest profitability since before the recession.

    Blocked a monopolistic merger of Staples and Office Depot, to preserve at least some competition.

    Stock market has reached record highs, restoring most of the economic losses felt during the Bush Recession.

    FACTS, not empty Conservative/Republican/Tea Party statements based on misinformation and sometimes out-right lies.
    • 4977 posts
    April 21, 2016 4:52:40 PM PDT
    I'm curious how you feel about illegal children getting health benefits?
    Any comment?

    The Staples deal still has a chance to happen:
    Slim chance but not over.

    Credit cards, for businesses is an expensive proposition. The fees have increased and of course those fees get included in the prices we pay and the fees banks charge. Obama didn't you help you, he helped the banks.

    Guided the housing market? It had no where to go but up and some are predicting another crash. The reason it collapsed in the first place was due to Clinton and Frank.
    I done some reading on Southwest Airlines. Our government has guided them like you think. I guess you can find anything to support any position.

    I don't care if you like Obama. Stop spewing lies.
    Much like another poster on this forum, you're quite entertaining with your versions of facts.
    • 362 posts
    April 21, 2016 6:49:58 PM PDT
    Well actually, about the housing crisis,
    “The immediate cause or trigger of the crisis was the bursting of the United States housing bubble which peaked in approximately 2005–2006.”
    “Several other factors set the stage for the rise and fall of housing prices, and related securities widely held by financial firms. In the years leading up to the crisis, the U.S. received large amounts of foreign money from fast-growing economies in Asia and oil-producing/exporting countries. This inflow of funds combined with low U.S. interest rates from 2002 to 2004 contributed to easy credit conditions, which fueled both housing and credit bubbles. Loans of various types (e.g., mortgage, credit card, and auto) were easy to obtain and consumers assumed an unprecedented debt load.”
    “While the housing and credit bubbles were growing, a series of factors caused the financial system to become increasingly fragile. Policymakers did not recognize the increasingly important role played by financial institutions such as investment banks and hedge funds, also known as the shadow banking system. These entities were not subject to the same regulations as depository banking. Further, shadow banks were able to mask the extent of their risk taking from investors and regulators through the use of complex, off-balance sheet derivatives and securitizations. Economist Gary Gorton has referred to the 2007–2008 aspects of the crisis as a "run" on the shadow banking system.”
    As for Dodd-Frank – “In the U.S., the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was signed into law in July 2010 to address some of the causes of the crisis.”
    However, in reality, does it really matter. You are going to believe what you want.
    “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.”
    • 4977 posts
    April 21, 2016 8:09:01 PM PDT
    Um, sorry.... Under the Clinton Administration, loans were loosened and Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac guaranteed loans. Barney Frank and his minions wanted "all to have the American dream of home ownership" and the Federal Government backed the loans. Checks and balances in place since the Great Depression were removed. The housing bubble was inevitable. Most intelligent people knew that low cost loans that had low down payments, balloon payments, and deferred interest or interest only would eventually come home to roost. All done under DEMOCRATIC leadership. Anyone and everyone could qualify for big loans and big loan to value refi's.
    I'm sorry if the history lesson doesn't mesh with your version of things.
    You can believe what you want; I know what happened. I know too many loan officers, real estate agents, title company employees, and others that had to manage their way through the mess.
    • 362 posts
    April 21, 2016 9:08:49 PM PDT
    You are somewhat correct.
    “In 1992, President George H.W. Bush signed the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992.[16] The Act amended the charter of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to reflect the Democratic Congress' view that the GSEs "have an affirmative obligation to facilitate the financing of affordable housing for low- and moderate-income families in a manner consistent with their overall public purposes, while maintaining a strong financial condition and a reasonable economic return;"[17] For the first time, the GSEs were required to meet "affordable housing goals" set annually by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and approved by Congress. The initial annual goal for low-income and moderate-income mortgage purchases for each GSE was 30% of the total number of dwelling units financed by mortgage purchases[18] and increased to 55% by 2007.
    In 1999, Fannie Mae came under pressure from the Clinton administration to expand mortgage loans to low and moderate income borrowers by increasing the ratios of their loan portfolios in distressed inner city areas designated in the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) of 1977.[19] Additionally, institutions in the primary mortgage market pressed Fannie Mae to ease credit requirements on the mortgages it was willing to purchase, enabling them to make loans to subprime borrowers at interest rates higher than conventional loans.”
    “Alex Berenson of The New York Times reported in 2003 that Fannie Mae's risk is much larger than is commonly held.[24] Nassim Taleb wrote in The Black Swan: "The government-sponsored institution Fannie Mae, when I look at its risks, seems to be sitting on a barrel of dynamite, vulnerable to the slightest hiccup. But not to worry: their large staff of scientists deem these events 'unlikely'".[25]
    On January 26, 2005, the Federal Housing Enterprise Regulatory Reform Act of 2005 (S.190) was first introduced in the Senate by Sen. Chuck Hagel.[26] The Senate legislation was an effort to reform the existing GSE regulatory structure in light of the recent accounting problems and questionable management actions leading to considerable income restatements by the GSE's. After being reported favorably by the Senate's Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs in July 2005, the bill was never considered by the full Senate for a vote.[27] Sen. John McCain's decision to become a cosponsor of S.190 almost a year later in 2006 was the last action taken regarding Sen. Hagel's bill in spite of developments since clearing the Senate Committee. Sen. McCain pointed out that Fannie Mae's regulator reported that profits were "illusions deliberately and systematically created by the company's senior management" in his floor statement giving support to S.190.[28][29]
    At the same time, the House also introduced similar legislation, the Federal Housing Finance Reform Act of 2005 (H.R. 1461), in the Spring of 2005. The House Financial Services Committee had crafted changes and produced a Committee Report by July 2005 to the legislation. It was passed by the House in October in spite of President Bush's statement of policy opposed to the House version, which stated: "The regulatory regime envisioned by H.R. 1461 is considerably weaker than that which governs other large, complex financial institutions."[30] The legislation met with opposition from both Democrats and Republicans at that point and the Senate never took up the House passed version for consideration after that. “
    “It’s so easy to believe someone when they tell you exactly what you want to hear”
    • 4977 posts
    April 22, 2016 8:28:40 AM PDT
    Here's something that Obama can take credit for achieving:
    Higher suicide rate.
    • 4977 posts
    April 22, 2016 8:38:12 AM PDT
    Barney Frank and lowering lending standards:
    For most of his career, Barney Frank was the principal advocate in Congress for using the government's authority to force lower underwriting standards in the business of housing finance. Although he claims to have tried to reverse course as early as 2003, that was the year he made the oft-quoted remark, "I want to roll the dice a little bit more in this situation toward subsidized housing." Rather than reversing course, he was pressing on when others were beginning to have doubts.

    Here's an interesting article on the housing crisis aside from the subprime loan debacle.

    “It’s so easy to believe someone when they tell you exactly what you want to hear”

    More importantly - you can't fix stupid.

    Here's what the Brit's are telling Obama:
    'Sticking your hooter in' British politics is unwelcome

    "Experience is a dear teacher; fools will learn from no other".
    • 4977 posts
    April 22, 2016 8:59:01 AM PDT
    Here is another consequence of Oabama's greatness:

    Along with Obama, Congress sits on their hands.
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    April 22, 2016 8:59:19 AM PDT
    • 4977 posts
    May 2, 2016 8:49:09 AM PDT
    Obama and insurance mess going forward:
    • 1133 posts
    May 2, 2016 4:42:42 PM PDT
    2Grands said:
    Here's something that Obama can take credit for achieving: Higher suicide rate.

    I thought you knew better than to post a statement like this.  The current President has absolutely nothing to do with Suicide rates and the article doesn't even say he is the cause. I teach Suicide Prevention and Awareness and there is Nothing in the research to suggest such an idea.



    • 4977 posts
    May 2, 2016 7:08:55 PM PDT
    I know - it's still Bush's fault. Couldn't be the lousy state of our economy or the piss-poor outlook for good jobs under the current administration.
    Fact remains that under Obama the article states the truth.
    • 1133 posts
    May 2, 2016 10:16:52 PM PDT
    It isn't Bushes fault either, or any other president past or future and to blame such a deeply painful event on who is or is not president is really inconsiderate to those who have experienced it first hand or had to pick up the pieces in the aftermath. At the very least take a Suicide awareness course and become more informed on this serious issue instead of trying to make it a political statement which it isn't. Read the book by Kevin Hines who is a Suicide Survivor from the Golden gate Bridge at the least to understand the basics of suicide.
    • 1862 posts
    May 4, 2016 10:49:42 AM PDT
    Here's more reasons why President Barack Obama is by far the greatest President ever.

    Have to give Conservatives/Republicans/Tea Party members facts, something they do not receive from Limbaugh or Fox "News":

    Created and Implemented the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

    Consumer confidence continues to inch up to its highest level more than a decade.

    Initiated a $15 billion plan designed to encourage increased lending to small businesses.

    Created, to allow online collaboration between small businesses and experts re managing a business. (The program has since merged with

    Took steps to improve minority access to capital.

    Used recovered TARP money to fund programs at local housing finance agencies in California, Florida, Nevada, Arizona and Michigan.

    Crafted and signed an executive order establishing the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability to assist in financial education for all Americans.

    Oversaw the most sweeping food safety legislation since the Great Depression.

    Through the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act, extended the False Claims Act to combat fraud by companies and individuals using money from TARP and Stimulus programs.

    Set up rules for banks in handling legal marijuana money.

    Meanwhile, the Republican Congress has done ZERO the during the current year. Oh, I should give them some credit. Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan are pushing a bill to take away free school meals to the poorest of children in our country. It includes white kids so you should be concerned. Nah, facts don't concern Con/Repubs. Hate is the most important thing going for you right now. Hence, Trump.

    • 4977 posts
    May 4, 2016 12:07:38 PM PDT
    I have to agree with one of your comments: "Republican Congress has done ZERO the during the current year". They've done ZERO for quite a while! Toss 'em all out.
    • 2563 posts
    May 4, 2016 9:17:25 PM PDT
    2Grands said:
    I have to agree with one of your comments: "Republican Congress has done ZERO the during the current year". They've done ZERO for quite a while! Toss 'em all out.

    OK, so we toss 'em all out. Where do they go? To the QUANGO they created for the day they no longer hold an elected office.

    OK, so we toss 'em all out. Who do we replace them with? The same type? A type led around by lobbyists as if they had rings in their noses.

    • 6429 posts
    May 4, 2016 10:52:43 PM PDT
    Dick, Trumps plan is to not be beholding to money people, the lobbyists are one of the group he says he will remove.
    • 2563 posts
    May 5, 2016 8:38:29 AM PDT
    And what replaces the lobbyists
    • 4977 posts
    May 5, 2016 10:59:58 AM PDT
    Why replace lobbyists? Our politicians make a decent salary and benefits. Right now, we have to "pay to play' to get anything done. I've been against the PAC and lobbyists for a long time because it corrupts the system . One thing that really turned me against lobbyists and PAC's is when a taxpayer supported lobbying effort was working on legislation, here in California, against another taxpayer funded PAC/lobbyist group. They were/are trying to buy off politicians and both parties are playing with taxpayer dollars!!! Now you see why a politician with a salary of $150K becomes a a multimillionaire while in office. Congress also exempted themselves from insider trading, furthering their ability to get rich and game the system. Things they can do put Martha Stewart in jail. Same for healthcare and retirement plans. Should be the same for everyone.

    And now you see why so many are against Trump. He's the only one they can't buy and manipulate.
    • 2563 posts
    May 5, 2016 3:34:35 PM PDT
    Where I'm coming from. Nobody knows everything about anything. There are experts that know more and more about less and less until they get to the point that they know everything about nothing. They are called experts.
    Elected officials used expert opinion. One of the first U.S. occasions using a commission was George Washington's use of a citizen advisory commission to put down the Whiskey Rebellion. President Washington commissioned a group of people to address a civil insurrection in Pennsylvania. The Commission either didn't know what to do, or their members were biased to the Alexander Hamilton point of view. In the end President Washington led a militia group into battle against U.S. citizens. The rebels moved over the hill into Kentucky and Tennessee. In any case, some of the good things that came out of the Whiskey Rebellion were NASCAR racing adn Snuffy Smith.
    I was called to serve on Boards or Commissions several times. Fairfax County and the Commonwealth of Virginia. Transportation planning and transportation safety. I participated in two advocacy programs. Both sponsored by professional engineering societies. One looked at federal wage busting and the other looked at H1B visas. Advocates are unpaid lobbyists with more constraints on advocates than on real lobbyists.
    One result of the wage busting advocacy was IRA, Individual Retirement Accounts. The Visa questions were not answered by Congress.
    • 2563 posts
    May 5, 2016 3:52:48 PM PDT
    Something I noticed about Congressmen. Some, like Proxmire were in it for personal fulfillment, not monetary gain. Or Byrd, or Dirksen, or Maneta or Panetta.
    Then after Nixon there were Fair Political Practices laws. Laws that were too easy to distort. Term limits. People with governing skills were not allowed to stay in office. One thing I saw was representatives creating QUANGOs. Quasi Autonomous Non Government Operations and even creating new government entities as a place to get a job when they termed out. St. Lawrence Seaway Commission? Delta Ferry Boat Commission? High Speed Rail? The real lobbyists at that time were not retired or termed out officials. Then after FPP, more and more elected officials stayed in Washington and went to work on I, J and K streets for the QUANGOs. Then congress discovered they could hold a piece of legislation hostage unless the rest of congress agreed to their science fair project.
    • 362 posts
    May 7, 2016 1:07:13 PM PDT
    2Grands said:
    “And now you see why so many are against Trump. He's the only one they can't buy and manipulate.”
    “How Close Was Donald Trump To The Mob?”
    • 4977 posts
    May 7, 2016 2:47:15 PM PDT
    Seriously? You write abut Trump supicions while supporting Hillary and her trail of dead people, attacks on women, Benghazi, corruption and proven lies, and more? The FBI is granting immunity to people close to Hillary, not Trump. Nice try once again though.
    • 362 posts
    May 10, 2016 9:43:33 AM PDT
    Well actually, I didn't write about it. A writer from the Federalist wrote about it. I simply "posted" the link to the story. You posts links also, don't you?
    Yes, it was a nice try!
    • 873 posts
    May 11, 2016 10:29:01 PM PDT
    Ovomit's plan to colorize white neighborhoods!

    In July 2015, the Obama administration released proposed rules aimed at diversifying white neighborhoods and putting a stop to so-called “segregated living patterns” around the nation. In April 2016, the Obama administration sent out a stern warning to landlords around the country, telling them they couldn’t automatically turn away convicted felons because doing so could be perceived as racial discrimination – the logic being that too many blacks and minorities are unfairly imprisoned as it is.
    • 873 posts
    May 11, 2016 10:29:01 PM PDT
    Ovomit's plan to colorize white neighborhoods!

    In July 2015, the Obama administration released proposed rules aimed at diversifying white neighborhoods and putting a stop to so-called “segregated living patterns” around the nation. In April 2016, the Obama administration sent out a stern warning to landlords around the country, telling them they couldn’t automatically turn away convicted felons because doing so could be perceived as racial discrimination – the logic being that too many blacks and minorities are unfairly imprisoned as it is.
    • 873 posts
    May 11, 2016 10:29:02 PM PDT
    Ovomit's plan to colorize white neighborhoods!

    In July 2015, the Obama administration released proposed rules aimed at diversifying white neighborhoods and putting a stop to so-called “segregated living patterns” around the nation. In April 2016, the Obama administration sent out a stern warning to landlords around the country, telling them they couldn’t automatically turn away convicted felons because doing so could be perceived as racial discrimination – the logic being that too many blacks and minorities are unfairly imprisoned as it is.
    • 4977 posts
    May 12, 2016 7:49:04 PM PDT
    I wasn't going to post anymore tonight but the Obama administration provides to much fodder:
    • 362 posts
    May 12, 2016 7:55:43 PM PDT
    kibbefolks said:
    Ovomit's plan to colorize white neighborhoods!
    “The ultimate ignorance is the rejection of something you know nothing about, yet refuse to investigate.”
    • 873 posts
    May 13, 2016 12:08:03 AM PDT
    Ovomit releases 20,000 criminal immigrants. Combined, those people have been convicted of hundreds of thousands of crimes, including murder and sexual assault.
    • 362 posts
    May 15, 2016 5:01:20 PM PDT
    Would you prefer criminal natives?
    • 631 posts
    May 16, 2016 7:07:14 AM PDT
    wesada, if you would read something beside the Huffington Post or watch something other than CNN you would know he is releasing domestic criminals too.
    • 4977 posts
    May 16, 2016 8:25:16 AM PDT
    Release criminals. The next President, most likely Trump, has an increase in crime. Democrat is elected the next time.
    Don't be fooled by liberal methods to stay in power. Don't accept our do-nothing Congress either.
    • 1862 posts
    May 16, 2016 5:12:49 PM PDT
    Here are still 10 more reasons President Obama is by far the greatest President ever, even with all the obnoxious obstacles placed in his path by Conservatives/Republicans/Tea Party members of Congress:

    Added greater protections to consumer financial transactions to reduce identity theft.

    Took steps to prevent pirate fishing and protect fish populations, and ordered stricter labeling requirements on labeling of seafood products in stores.

    Signed the RAISE Act, which should encourage more people to open small businesses and help improve the economy.

    Signed a bill that allows low-volume vehicle manufacturers that will increase entrepreneurship among small car manufacturers, who often build replicas of classics but who often build green vehicles.

    Strengthened the Middle Class and Fought Poverty

    Worked to provide affordable, high-quality child care to working families.

    Through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, cut taxes for 95% of America’s working families.

    Tax rates for average working families are the lowest since 1950.

    Extended and fully funded the patch for the Alternative Minimum Tax for 10 years.

    Extended discounted health coverage under the COBRA health insurance law for the unemployed from 9 months to 15 months, and he’s also extended unemployment benefits more than a few times.

    Provided a $20 billion increase for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps).
    • 631 posts
    May 17, 2016 8:51:08 AM PDT
    Hey troll, you forgot to state that he did all of this while reducing taxes and not increasing spending. Do you really believe all of the stuff you write?
    • 4977 posts
    May 17, 2016 9:03:11 AM PDT
    The middle class has shrunk more under Obama than anyone else.
    Gives taxpayer funds to illegals.
    That's enough right there.

    You may think Trump is a jerk but he is someone who gets things done. Exactly what America needs. We don't need a wuss/apologist as our leader.
    • 4977 posts
    May 18, 2016 9:38:53 PM PDT
    Here is a short list of Obama's most impressive accomplishments. In certain ways, Obama has done more than any other President before him.

    1. First President to be photographed smoking a joint.

    2. First President to apply for college aid as a foreign student, then deny he was a foreigner.

    3. First President to preside over a cut to the credit-rating of the United States.

    4. First President to violate the War Powers Act.

    5. First President to be held in contempt of court for illegally obstructing oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.

    6. First President to require all Americans to purchase a product from a third party (Obamacare).

    7. First President to spend a trillion dollars on "shovel-ready" jobs when there was no such thing as "shovel-ready" jobs. ( by the way, where did that money go?)

    8. First President to abrogate bankruptcy law to turn over control of companies to his union supporters. (illegal takeover of the auto industry)

    9. First President to by-pass Congress and implement the Dream Act through executive order.

    10. First President to order a secret amnesty program that stopped the deportation of illegal immigrants across the U.S., including those with criminal convictions.

    11. First President to demand a company hand-over $20 billion to one of his political appointees. (BP oil spill, and by the way, where did THAT money go?)

    12. First President to tell a CEO of a major corporation (Chrysler) to resign. (He also bankrupted Chrysler, and caused the company to be purchased by Fiat, so Chrysler is no longer an American company)

    12. First President to terminate America's ability to put a man in space. ( cutting the budget in the wrong places)

    14. First President to cancel the National Day of Prayer and to say that America is no longer a Christian nation. (Muslim lover, no doubt)

    15. First President to have a law signed by an auto-pen without being present. (lazy, incompetent, arrogant)

    16. First President to arbitrarily declare an existing law unconstitutional and refuse to enforce it. (doesn't care about laws, makes his own)

    17. First President to threaten insurance companies if they publicly spoke out on the reasons for their rate increases.

    18. First President to tell a major manufacturing company in which state it is allowed to locate a factory. (completely illegal)

    19. First President to file lawsuits against the states he swore an oath to protect (AZ, WI, OH, IN).

    20. First President to withdraw an existing coal permit that had been properly issued years ago. (completely illegal)

    21. First President to openly and actively try to bankrupt an American industry (coal).

    22. First President to fire an inspector general of AmeriCorps for catching one of his friends in a corruption case.

    23. First President to appoint 45 czars to replace elected officials in his office. (so he can keep things secret, out of voter control)

    24. First President to surround himself with radical left wing anarchists. (and Muslim radicals, and socialists, and tax cheats, and liars, and ......)

    25. First President to golf more than 150 separate times in his first five years in office. (at over $1 Million taxpayer dollars per game)

    26. First President to pay $2 Million to hide his birth, medical, educational and travel records.

    27. First President to win a Nobel Peace Prize for doing NOTHING. (Nobel scholars said they "hoped" he would accomplish something)

    28. First President to go on multiple "global apology tours" and concurrent "insult our friends" tours.

    29. First President to go on over 20 lavish, multi-million$$ vacations, in addition to date nights and Wednesday evening White House parties for his friends, all paid for by the taxpayers.

    30. First President to have personal servants (taxpayer funded) for his wife.

    31. First President to keep a dog trainer on retainer for $102,000 PER YEAR, at taxpayer expense.

    32. First President to fly in a personal trainer from Chicago at least once a week at taxpayer expense.

    33. First President to repeat the Quran and tell us the early morning call of the Azan (Islamic call to worship) is the most beautiful sound on earth.

    34. First President to side with a foreign nation over one of the American 50 states (Mexico vs Arizona).

    35. First president to SUE a state, because they wouldn't allow enough illegal aliens into their state.

    36. First President to tell the military men and women that they should pay for their own private insurance because they "volunteered to go to war and knew the consequences."

    37. Then he was the First President to tell the members of the military that they were UNPATRIOTIC for balking at his suggestion listed above.
    • 1862 posts
    May 23, 2016 10:50:31 AM PDT
    President Obama just got another Taliban leader in Pakistan with a drone. He has struck down terrorist leader after terrorist leader, including Osama Bin Laden.

    How many terrorists did Bush#2 get? Zero

    All Conservative/Republican Bush said of the man who lead the biggest terrorist attack on the U.S. (with Right Wing Conservative Timothy McVeigh a close second) when asked when he was going to get Osama: I don't think about Osama anymore.

    Really? Well, Bush was and is a close friend of the Bin Laden family, with his love for greedy oil profits and all, along with that other War Criminal, Dick Cheney (who, of course, endorsed Trump the Dump).