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The Miserable Legacy of Barack Obama


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#41 Vautrin

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 03:11 PM

Remember Billy Beer?

 

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My dad had a six pack which he saved and then threw away years later.

Word was it didn't taste very good. Billy always had gasoline as a fall

back liquid.


Curse Sir Walter Raleigh, he was such a stupid get.


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Posted 13 March 2017 - 01:45 PM

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I don't think the intelligence reports are all that hot. Some days I get more out of the New York Times. JFK

 

The American people, North and South, went into the war as citizens of their respective states, they came out as subjects. What they thus lost they have never got back.  H.L. Mencken
 
Tis Well. President George Washington
 
Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance and the gospel of envy. Sir Winston Churchill 
 
Movies are written in sand: applauded today, forgotten tomorrow. D.W Griffith
 
I would rather wake up in the middle of nowhere than in any city on earth. Steve McQueen
 
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf. George Orwell
 
Perfect freedom has no existence. The grown man knows the world he lives in, and for the present, the world is Rome. Ben Hur
 
Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. President Ronald Reagan
 
A man's got to know his limitations. Dirty Harry Callahan
 
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#43 darkblue

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 05:12 AM

I met Carter's brother a few times. He was definitely no genius.

 

Smarter than you.

 

No doubt about that.


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Posted 13 March 2017 - 01:27 AM

Whatever Carter was, as president he was a disaster, both in foreign

policy and domestically. That's the main reason Reagan won in

1980. I met Carter's brother a few times. He was definitely no genius.

 

Remember Billy Beer?

 

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#45 Vautrin

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Posted 12 March 2017 - 10:41 PM

Nothing unusual about that. Smart people always have trouble getting a whole nation of dumbos to vote for them.

 

The dumbos were just waiting for an arrtrd like Ronald Reagan to vote for instead.

Whatever Carter was, as president he was a disaster, both in foreign

policy and domestically. That's the main reason Reagan won in

1980. I met Carter's brother a few times. He was definitely no genius.


Curse Sir Walter Raleigh, he was such a stupid get.


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Posted 12 March 2017 - 07:59 PM

Carter was such a genius he couldn't even win reelection.

 

Nothing unusual about that. Smart people always have trouble getting a whole nation of dumbos to vote for them.

 

The dumbos were just waiting for an arrtrd like Ronald Reagan to vote for instead.


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Posted 12 March 2017 - 04:00 PM

Carter was such a genius he couldn't even win reelection.

 

The Republicans blocked most of Obama's plans for

infrastructure spending. Blame them, not him.


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Posted 12 March 2017 - 12:14 PM

The only lingering question I have with Carter, did Democrats with peanut allergies voted for him? :unsure:

 

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Posted 12 March 2017 - 11:49 AM

obama never could figure out that pontificating speeches doan materialize new infrastructure outta thin air..

he's got some new infrastructure himself...all those marble countertops in his 11 room, 9 bathroom DC mansion. :D

 

Obama makes Jimmy Carter seem like a genius.


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Posted 12 March 2017 - 11:44 AM

 
How Much Would You Pay to Fix Broken U.S. Infrastructure? (dated 2014)
 


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Posted 12 March 2017 - 11:43 AM

US infrastructure gets near flunking grade from engineer group

The report card is in, and U.S. infrastructure is almost flunking.

 

The American Society of Civil Engineers on Thursday assigned a grade of “D-plus” to the quality of U.S. roads, bridges and other infrastructure in a closely watched assessment that the group publishes every four years. The rating was unchanged from 2013.

 

The group estimated that there’s a gap of more than $2 trillion between projected current funding and the $4.59 trillion it would take to improve U.S. infrastructure to a “B” grade by 2025, according to a report. The findings could reinforce President Donald Trump’s initiative to steer as much as $1 trillion in public and private funds to U.S. infrastructure over the coming years.

 

The ASCE evaluated 16 categories of infrastructure in its 2017 report card, with grades ranging from a “B” for rail to a “D-minus” for transit. Engineers assessed data and reports and consulted with technical and industry experts to assign grades, the group said. The criteria included whether capacity meets current and future demands, infrastructure condition and the current level of funding.

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8 years of Obama and this is what we ended up with, a ruined infrastructure and economy.

 

obama never could figure out that pontificating speeches doan materialize new infrastructure outta thin air..

he's got some new infrastructure himself...all those marble countertops in his 11 room, 9 bathroom DC mansion. :D


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Posted 12 March 2017 - 11:38 AM

US infrastructure gets near flunking grade from engineer group

The report card is in, and U.S. infrastructure is almost flunking.

 

The American Society of Civil Engineers on Thursday assigned a grade of “D-plus” to the quality of U.S. roads, bridges and other infrastructure in a closely watched assessment that the group publishes every four years. The rating was unchanged from 2013.

 

The group estimated that there’s a gap of more than $2 trillion between projected current funding and the $4.59 trillion it would take to improve U.S. infrastructure to a “B” grade by 2025, according to a report. The findings could reinforce President Donald Trump’s initiative to steer as much as $1 trillion in public and private funds to U.S. infrastructure over the coming years.

 

The ASCE evaluated 16 categories of infrastructure in its 2017 report card, with grades ranging from a “B” for rail to a “D-minus” for transit. Engineers assessed data and reports and consulted with technical and industry experts to assign grades, the group said. The criteria included whether capacity meets current and future demands, infrastructure condition and the current level of funding.

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8 years of Obama and this is what we ended up with, a ruined infrastructure and economy.


Things are never so bad they can't be made worse.


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Posted 12 March 2017 - 12:51 AM

The Trump Economy Keeps 'Unexpectedly' Topping Forecasts

Growth: For eight years, economic indicators repeatedly came below forecasts. Now, there's been a string of reports — the latest one is on jobs — that have outperformed economist predictions. What's changed, we wonder?

 

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday that the economy added 235,000 jobs in February, when economists expected 200,000 new jobs. And that comes after January's 227,000 gain, which also beat economists' forecasts by a substantial margin.

 

That's not all. Other recent indicators have come in better than economists had expected.

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After the horrible Obama years we have President Trump who understands the economy and how to create jobs.

 

Their previous job was meteorologist. :P



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Posted 12 March 2017 - 12:41 AM

The Trump Economy Keeps 'Unexpectedly' Topping Forecasts

Growth: For eight years, economic indicators repeatedly came below forecasts. Now, there's been a string of reports — the latest one is on jobs — that have outperformed economist predictions. What's changed, we wonder?

 

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday that the economy added 235,000 jobs in February, when economists expected 200,000 new jobs. And that comes after January's 227,000 gain, which also beat economists' forecasts by a substantial margin.

 

That's not all. Other recent indicators have come in better than economists had expected.

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After the horrible Obama years we have President Trump who understands the economy and how to create jobs.


Things are never so bad they can't be made worse.


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Posted 11 March 2017 - 03:18 PM

 

 

“There was a wiretap of Russian agents and that those Russian agents were communicating with Trump staff,” Mook added. “That’s what the intelligence community has told us. That’s what’s been reported very widely. Those are the facts.”

 

Did you even bother to read this without your Trump tinted glasses?  Russian agents communicating with the Trump campaign.  But you chose to ignore that in favour of the Clinton campaign getting wind of this?  Trump has been told too.

Are you an American or a Russian or just a maroon?


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Posted 11 March 2017 - 01:37 PM

Hillary campaign manager admits to wiretaps, lets slip he knows more than he probably should

 

Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager Robby Mook helped bolster President Donald Trump’s accusation of wiretapping. And apparently he knows more than a private citizen ought to about what was found.

 

“There was a wiretap of Russian agents and that those Russian agents were communicating with Trump staff,” Mook added. “That’s what the intelligence community has told us. That’s what’s been reported very widely. Those are the facts.”

 

Told us?

 

Why was the intelligence community informing one campaign of surveillance captured on its opponent?

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So now the Clinton campaign appears to have been tipped off after they spied on Trump. This is how Watergate happened.


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Posted 09 March 2017 - 01:32 PM

Obama only added new rules to allow the NSA to disseminate "raw signals intelligent information"

 

https://www.lawfareb...ls-intelligence

 

 

Ronald Reagan signed Executive Order 12333.

 

https://en.wikipedia...ive_Order_12333

 

Right, but Obama expanded it for political purposes just before leaving office. That is so his people can leak information on opponents like they have been doing.

 

1. Obama’s Justice Department secretly subpoenaed AP reporters’ private phone records

2. Fox News reporter James Rosen and his parents’ phone records were seized

3. Secret Service agents accessed a restricted file to embarrass a congressman investigating them

4. Obama’s phone surveillance of foreign leaders

5. NSA spied on Israeli PM Netanyahu and members of Congress


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Posted 09 March 2017 - 01:00 PM

NSA Whistleblower Backs Trump Up on Wiretap Claims

President Donald Trump is "absolutely right" to claim he was wiretapped and monitored, a former NSA official claimed Monday, adding that the administration risks falling victim to further leaks if it continues to run afoul of the intelligence community.

"I think the president is absolutely right. His phone calls, everything he did electronically, was being monitored," Bill Binney, a 36-year veteran of the National Security Agency who resigned in protest from the organization in 2001, told Fox Business on Monday. Everyone's conversations are being monitored and stored, Binney said.

Binney resigned from NSA shortly after the U.S. approach to intelligence changed following the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. He "became a whistleblower after discovering that elements of a data-monitoring program he had helped develop -- nicknamed ThinThread -- were being used to spy on Americans," PBS reported.

The judges on the FISA court are "not even concerned, nor are they involved in any way with the Executive Order 12333 collection," Binney said during the radio interview. "That's all done outside of the courts. And outside of the Congress."

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Obama signed Executive Order 12333 so he could have his people leak intelligence on Trump after the election. Obama is a crook.
 

 

 

Obama only added new rules to allow the NSA to disseminate "raw signals intelligent information"

 

https://www.lawfareb...ls-intelligence

 

 

Ronald Reagan signed Executive Order 12333.

 

https://en.wikipedia...ive_Order_12333



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Posted 09 March 2017 - 12:39 PM

Obama Opens NSA’s Vast Trove of Warrantless Data to Entire Intelligence Community, Just in Time for Trump

With only days until Donald Trump takes office, the Obama administration on Thursday announced new rules that will let the NSA share vast amounts of private data gathered without warrant, court orders or congressional authorization with 16 other agencies, including the FBI, the Drug Enforcement Agency, and the Department of Homeland Security.

The change was in the works long before there was any expectation that someone like Trump might become president. The last-minute adoption of the procedures is one of many examples of the Obama administration making new executive powers established by the Bush administration permanent, on the assumption that the executive branch could be trusted to police itself.

Executive Order 12333, often referred to as “twelve triple-three,” has attracted less debate than congressional wiretapping laws, but serves as authorization for the NSA’s most massive surveillance programs — far more than the NSA’s other programs combined.

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Obama did this for political reasons, to allow leakers to sift through data and give it to the media. It sounds like Trump Tower was included, Obama is a crook.


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Posted 08 March 2017 - 11:58 AM

Actually executive order 12333 goes back to Reagan and Bush.

 

Regardless, Obama's EO was done because they were afraid the Trump appointees to NSA, CIA, FBI, HS, et. al. would destroy all evidence of activities during the election that might cast a bad lighht on Trump or the GOPers.

They were correct.

Obama defended America and the right of the people to know what the friends of Russia were doing.


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