@tgb: That's not what I said. It has nothing to do with me "not liking" it. If you wanta criticize his speaking ability, go ahead. But objectively, Obama is a pretty well spoken person, pretty quick in his conversations, a smooth politician, knowledgeable about a wide variety of facts and history...
but is not a leader, unlike other Democratic presidents such as Clinton, which is the epitome of the qualification standard of this position. This...is why he is seen as a failure on the national and world stageposted @ Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 21:03
Again, Obama's biggest failing is his lack of experience at anything. The poor man is just over his head and doesn't know what to do. We have seem example after example of this.
dubbed "The Leaderless Leader"posted @ Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 21:06
So conservatives hate it simply because the federal government is involved. They have no criticisms of the actual common core content. That makes no sense.
...that is why there is no absolute solution unless the solution is home schooling or select private schools. Anything less is child abuse.posted @ Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 22:57
By bigger idiots.
...also those idiots that think that an island can tip over if unbalanced...posted @ Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 20:47
You want to laugh?? Turn to MSNBC. You will bust a gut. And it does not cost a dime.
or CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS.posted @ Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 21:31
The broncos were fools for losing this guy.posted @ Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 20:54
[quote][b]Ben Had[/b] -
How did this felon with multiple convictions get a gun? They all have at least one.
...the same way people get illegal and non prescribed legal drugs. Illegal drug prohibition isn't working that well either. Follow the logic?posted @ Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 21:28
Had to post again:
@AssociatedPress: "Not My Boss' Business Act." is their bosses business if they want their bosses to pay for it.
This bill should be renamed the "Let me mooch off My Boss's Business for my Personal Recreational Choices Act"posted @ Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 22:44
@AssociatedPress: "Not My Boss' Business Act." is their bosses business if they want their bosses to pay for it.
This bill should be renamed the "Let me mooch off My Boss's Business for my Personal Recreational Choices Act"posted @ Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 22:43
Remember the writer of this article never intended for someone to come along and take their emotional-filled fable and turn it into a fact-filled rebuttal. It's counterintuitive to their cause.posted @ Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 22:43
The Iraq protests/protestors here in Athens were photographed.
not since Obama took office. It's mysteriously quiet at the arches now... as if there were no troops in Afghanistan or Iraq....nah, it;s that we have a Democratic president in office now, so he is immune to protest by the faux "war" protesters and he has noble reasons such as ratings and photo ops for continuing the wars.
The beatings taken by peaceful Wall Street Protesters show what "Authorities" are willing to do to keep the American people in line, off the streets protesting, and maintain the status quo.
you're referring to the "peaceful" Occupy protesters? peaceful as in raping and sexual assaulting women, theft, defecating on public property, assault and battery. etc... Perhaps their misogyny and other deviant behavior is brought out by evil capitalism. Maybe your definition of peaceful and mine differ perhaps? My definition excludes those descriptions above.
When a Democratic president is in office, it is "all good" right? "A means to an end"posted @ Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 22:25
The single, good decision one thug made was not to shoot the occupants of the car. I hope the other thug gets charged with giving the order to "shoot them".
too bad that these consumers of oxygen were not on the receiving end of the "Pb". It would save the taxpayers thousands in the future.posted @ Sunday, July 13, 2014 - 21:15
[quote][b]As I See It[/b] -
@Used2baFreeCountry: Paranoia will destroy ya.
I have an idea. How about eliminating the 2nd Amendment?
Why? On what grounds??posted @ Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 23:00
Was this not the dolt who blamed Bush for his own incompetence during Katrina?posted @ Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 22:59
"Recreational mistakes"...that's a side-splittin' way to describe pregnancy.
...but accurate. Don't understand what action causes pregnancy? It's not by chance. It requires conscious choices. Google "Procreation"
You're a riot, Mein Galt!! I have a feeling you'd be a lot of fun to go and have a drink with...but then of course there are health consequences to drinking. Have you ever had a drink? Or taken any type of "recreational" drug? Or worked at a job that involved any type of stress? Or, say...driven a car faster than the prescribed speed limit? Or, you know...lived life in all its unpredictable glory?
All of these actions mentioned are products of free will and personal choice. Research the terms "Personal Responsibility"
Here's a question: do you have any form of insurance? Why? You're obviously a supporter of rugged individualism, and don't believe in any kind of pantywaist "Liberal" dependence on assistance from others. So if you're carrying any form of insurance, I'm gonna have to call you Hypocrite Meister.
are you really asking this on a public forum? Are you not afraid of being embarrassed by your ignorance?
Private insurance such as car insurance, health insurance, for example an employer, are free market commodities and purchases. It's a risk buy. If you never use your insurance, the insurance company profits. If you consume more of the insurance benefits than you pay in through premiums, then you win. Since when does paying for a product constitute an "assistance from others"? Understand the free market. :D
Or would you be completely undisturbed if some Muslim or Hindu or Atheist busybody started bending your lifestyle to suit their whims? That would be okay with you? You wouldn't bat an eye, would you there, sweetie?
If I worked for a company that was managed by "Muslim or Hindu or Atheist busybody" (I actually work for an Atheist) and they did not want to pay for my recreational choices or any recreational choice such as condoms, the pill or any other product that is not detrimental to my health concerning my own personal decisions, I would not have a problem with it. I would actually applaud it. Sounds like it's time for you to grow up, accept responsibility for your actions (or inactions), quit blaming society, corporate America, "the man" or Bush for your status in life. Once you do this, perhaps doors will open up for you and possibly become a productive citizen. Don't give up! Let me know if can be of any more assistance.posted @ Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 22:48
@nancy30683: It should be solely the choice of the woman whose body contains that egg. There's no other rational path. It's not your decision whether some other woman out there believes abortion is right or wrong, and not mine, and definitely not the government's or Hobby Lobby's.
Why should Hobby lobby subsidize their employee's recreational mistakes? Why not you and other UGA/ Academic government parasites create a private trust fund to exclusively fund the recreational sexual exploits of Hobby Lobby employees and their mistakes? Your certainly do not "need" all of the money that you earn do you? Why not create a law forcing you guys on the left to fund the recreational choices of the public? Are you greedy or something? How abhorrible of you! Let us know on an ABH public forum the name of the trust fund that you create to assist these victims of public recreational choice so that other like minded leftist dolts can contribute their wages to help the well paid Hobby Lobby victims/employees of free choice rid themselves of their conscious choice liabilities.posted @ Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 23:48
@cyou299: "all my life I've had to pay for wars and weapons I am morally opposed to. Wars and weapons the Augusta Chronicle cheers."
They only cheer "Christian wars."
By the vacancy at the UGA Arch and other venues of protest that are absent of "anti-war protesters" during Obama's reign, we concluded that you lefties were only against wars that are active during Republican president tenures. So Obama wars and drone strikes on civilians are noble I suppose? Maybe is just for the "common" good. Where are your pseudo-antiwar protesters when emperor Obama is Commander- in-chief? crickets are chirping....posted @ Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 22:34
Awesomeposted @ Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 21:40
[quote][b]Humbucker bob[/b] -
Are they expanding to Medicaid package to provide more coverage for gunshot victims?
I'm sure that there will be a exponential rise of people with gunshot wounds relying on expanding Medicaid packages due to this legislation. After all, your emotional rationale dictates this. My logical rationale dictates that your emotional rationale/propaganda is fairy tale and fable lore.posted @ Monday, June 30, 2014 - 22:45
The AP's headline would have been more meaningful and accurate if it was titled "Bill Clinton defends wife's commitment to making the poor, poorer."posted @ Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 21:38
Yes, they think the American people are stupid. That's why she thinks she can be President....
What is scary and more importantly sad is that she could actually get elected. A person with absolutely no leadership experience or skills, who "carpetbagged" New York citizens and got elected because of hubby's name actually has a great chance of being elected.
Her main advantage is that she has five televised "news" corporations (ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN and MSNBC) who actively support her (and other prominent Democrats) through pseudo-journalism. Just observe the leftist posters on the ABH site here. It's self-explanatory.
As someone who is far away from retirement (25+ years), I realize that with the parasitic voter population and along with the general dependency on the real working class including the wealthy, that we are screwed as a nation. As with that, I am preparing financially for the future.posted @ Monday, June 9, 2014 - 20:56
No surprise that in this left of leftward state of RI can a Democratic misogynist, homophobic leftist, receive an award from the government.posted @ Monday, June 9, 2014 - 20:23
How can a low life like Sharpton, even be included in a constructive meeting referencing issues such as race? This is humorous at best. As big as a race baiter and racist Sharpton is, he has the nerve to offer his disgusting opinion on race issues? MSNBC must be proud.posted @ Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 21:54
[quote][bSocialist City Council Member ]Kshama Sawant[/b] -
"Seattle may be a hippie city. We may wear socks with our sandals".
and walk on all fours, as a throwback/archaic city would. Bottom line would be as I would do here, as a small business owner forced to pay $15/hr, I would terminate (fire) all persons not worth the $15/hr and hire recent UGA grads @ $15/hr to do the work. I would statistically have labor with better work ethics and attendance. A win/win for me!posted @ Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 21:47
Didn't Al Gore say that we are going to have stronger and greater hurricanes and more tornados because of global warming?
...that was unless you buy his carbon credits which magically transforms these storms into harmless fairy dust piles that can be cleaned up with a unicorn/rainbow vacuum cleaner.posted @ Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 22:28
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