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      • The President of the United States Asks God to Bless an Abortion Facto
        281

        The President of the United States Asks God to Bless an Abortion Facto

        4 years ago

        The President of the United States Asks God to Bless an Abortion FactoryOBAMA:  Planned Parenthood is not going anywhere.  It's not going anywhere today. It's not going anywhere tomorrow. ...

      • Officials found guilty in Obama, Clinton ballot petition fraud
        21

        Officials found guilty in Obama, Clinton ballot petition fraud

        4 years ago

        I know, it never happens.http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/04 … ion-fraud/

      • Religious Freedom?
        160

        Religious Freedom?

        4 years ago

        Ernest Istook once said “While even pornography is protected as free speech, the courts have consciously undermined religious speech and freedom of religion for years. ”Is he right, and thoughts?

      • Pelosi Claims No Spending Problem, Again
        21

        Pelosi Claims No Spending Problem, Again

        4 years ago

        Nancy Pelosi was on Fax News last Sunday continuing to claim their is no spending problem. She also claims that sequestration was wrong.  First, if it was so wrong as she admittedly claimed, why did she so vocally...

      • Well, Seems Romney Was Right
        355

        Well, Seems Romney Was Right

        4 years ago

        So far we have the tax increase on the middle class that was not suppose to happen, major increases in health insurance premiums which was not suppose to happen, no even approach for the fiscal cliff, Obama threatens no...

      • Fighting Injustice
        16

        Fighting Injustice

        4 years ago

        Answer this:How do you fight injustices from the mother of injustices?

      • Jamie Foxx Quote of Obama
        64

        Jamie Foxx Quote of Obama

        4 years ago

        REALLY?I hope this video is dubbed or a fake. http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-shepp … z2DKou43ep

      • NBC Report on Election and the Storm.
        9

        NBC Report on Election and the Storm.

        4 years ago

        Pete Williams of NBC just reported on air about the possibility of the election being postponed. Now do not wig out, he does say in his report that it is highly unlikely and he does a great job laying out the problems...

      • McCain on Obama
        7

        McCain on Obama

        4 years ago

        John McCain said in an interview this morning that in lght of the emails the President needs to come clean to the American people.. He said Obama is in dereliction of duty for not informing the American people of the...

      • Obama Uses Ear Peice
        23

        Obama Uses Ear Peice

        4 years ago

        This picture is from the third debate. Really Obama, and ear piece, whats the matter, cannot think up enough lies on your own you needed help. I bet the teleprompter is home crying you did not use him.

      • Obama cannot share plan.
        16

        Obama cannot share plan.

        4 years ago

        Obama was in Florida today bragging about his new but the same plan to cure the economy. He wants you to go to barakobama.com to read all about the plan. When you do so it becomes very clear and evident what his plan...

      • Feds investigate phony letters warning Florida voters  not eligable
        3

        Feds investigate phony letters warning Florida voters not eligable

        4 years ago

        "Cate said a "significant majority have gone to Republican voters, but not exclusively. We've got Democrats who received the letters, we've got independents."http://openchannel.nbcnews.com/_news/20...

      • It never Ends For the Obama Campaign
        54

        It never Ends For the Obama Campaign

        4 years ago

        Obama Campaing never learn, keep taking things out of context, spinning them and then present them in a false light.http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/10 … political/

      • Is the Jobs Report Accurate This Month?
        5

        Is the Jobs Report Accurate This Month?

        4 years ago

        Obama said it, it's math. Unemployment took an amazing .3% drop this month. The claim was 114, 000 new jobs added. Well here is the report, you do the math.......In September, 2.5 million persons were marginally...

      • James Carville Claims Democrats Clueless
        67

        James Carville Claims Democrats Clueless

        3 years ago

        Republicans have been claiming James Carville is nuts for years now. Are they right or is what James Carville said right? He is what he said:“Ideologies aren't all that important. What's important is psychology. The...

      • What the Administration is focusing on while Embassies are in danger
        25

        What the Administration is focusing on while Embassies are in danger

        4 years ago

        Let's check out twitter and see was important to the administration in the aftermath of losing our ambassador, three other citizens, and the heightened risk at all of our...

      • Speakers at the Democratic National Convention
        31

        Speakers at the Democratic National Convention

        4 years ago

        The DNC announced today that they will have several speakers at the convention who are Bain capital employees or partners. With all the commercials of hatred that Obama put out there about Romney and Bain capital, is it...

      • Illegals Voting For Republicans
        562

        Illegals Voting For Republicans

        6 months ago

        If all the I illegal Aliens said tomorrow they are voting Republican, would the Dems desire Voter ID cards, would they want the voter rolls updated, would they have backed Obama's amnesty for the young illegals?

      • What if Obama was not a Democrat
        125

        What if Obama was not a Democrat

        4 years ago

        I find it interesting when Democrats say the only reason people will vote for Romney is because he is a Republican. They chastise the people on the right who are loyal to their party. They cannot see that people will...

      • Do Democrats Have Voter Remorse
        44

        Do Democrats Have Voter Remorse

        5 years ago

        I was in another forum where Habee made an interesting post about it is time for a woman to be President. I agree that it would be cool for a woman to be President, but it got me to wondering.Do you think the Democrats...

      • Miss USA Pageant a Fraud
        8

        Miss USA Pageant a Fraud

        5 years ago

        Another Miss USA contestant has come forward saying she heard Miss Florida Karina Brez reveal the list of finalists backstage before the pageant’s Top 15 were even announced.“I saw Florida backstage and she was...

      • Edwards Will Not Be Retried
        2

        Edwards Will Not Be Retried

        5 years ago

        "The Justice Department announced Wednesday that it will not retry John Edwards, two weeks after a federal judge declared a mistrial in his high-profile corruption case. The department formally abandoned its...

      • Are Democrats Worried
        32

        Are Democrats Worried

        5 years ago

        From a Democrat Memo:"A widely read memo from their group Democracy Corps declared "we will face an impossible headwind in November if we do not move to a new narrative" on the economy.""They...

      • You Might Have a Green Job
        7

        You Might Have a Green Job

        5 years ago

        OKAY, we all have been taking stabs at each other over a number of forums now, so let's make this one a little fun if possible. So let's see how many jokes along the lines of redneck jokes we can make on green jobs.If...

      • Obama not a Democrat?
        21

        Obama not a Democrat?

        5 years ago

        Obama is a member of the New party according to new documents revealed by Acorn. What do you think, is it true?http://www.theblaze.com/stories/report- … new-party/

      • Holder against Voter ID cards
        233

        Holder against Voter ID cards

        5 years ago

        Here is a quote from Holder, do you agree? Do you find it interesting that no one can get into the Democratic National Convention if they do not have a picture ID, but you do not need one to vote? “…some of the...

      • Obama An Assassin?
        26

        Obama An Assassin?

        5 years ago

        This is from a NY times editorial, Do you agree? How do you feel about it?“It has been clear for years that the Obama administration believes the shadow war on terrorism gives it the power to choose targets for...

      • Continued Bad Economic News
        200

        Continued Bad Economic News

        5 years ago

        Today the new jobs report came out and the numbers were not good. So how does Obama plan on fixing the issue, he is going on 6 fund raisers today. Nothing like prioritizing.

      • Campaign Attack Not Truthful
        61

        Campaign Attack Not Truthful

        5 years ago

        The Campaign venom is in full gear. The liberal are hot on the trail to spew anything hateful against Romney as they can, and they do not care it is not accurate. Here is the latest one."The family of the late...

      • The Tax Break Lie from the Whitehouse
        18

        The Tax Break Lie from the Whitehouse

        5 years ago

        Obama and those on both sides of the aisle want to extend the tax break( it is not a tax break, it is an entitlement reduction). Here is what Whitehouse.gov sent to me today and Obama is saying the same thing:"If...

      • Happy Birthday John Lennon
        14

        Happy Birthday John Lennon

        5 years ago

        Happy Birthday to John Lennon. He would have been 71 today. Gone for 31 years now. I wonder about all the wonderful songs we all have been deprived of losing him way to soon.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-b7qaSxuZUg

      • Doesn't look bad at first
        1

        Doesn't look bad at first

        5 years ago

        Check out this fire video. Building looks kind of tame, not much there, then..........http://www.wlwt.com/r/29408668/detail.h … U.facebook

      • A Beautiful 911 Song
        21

        A Beautiful 911 Song

        5 years ago

        All Hp members. I have heard a great song and I needed to share it with you all. Never forget all of our loved ones lost that dayhttp://admin.bighollywood.breitbart.com … ft-behind/

      • The Children in Washington continue
        8

        The Children in Washington continue

        5 years ago

        Obama tried to take interest away from the Republican Debate, He wanted to give his  jobs speech on the same day at the same time. He said it was an extremely important issue that had to be addressed right away....

      • Why no Jobs
        5

        Why no Jobs

        5 years ago

        The secretary of Labor purchased a new car, made in Canada. Isn't the Lador secretary suppose to help Americans get jobs?

      • Gun Raffle
        17

        Gun Raffle

        5 years ago

        The Arizona Republicans have gone off the deep end. They are raffling off a Glock Gun equip with case and 3 magazines as a get out the vote effort. I am not saying we do not have the right to posses a hand gun for we...

      • And the Garbage Continues
        7

        And the Garbage Continues

        5 years ago

        Blacks Call for Democrat Carson to Resign Over Tea Party 'Hanging' SlamWednesday, 31 Aug 2011 03:56 PMBy David A. Patten  A wide spectrum of black conservatives expressed outrage Wednesday at Rep. Andre Carson’s...

      • Cantor's a Jerk
        84

        Cantor's a Jerk

        5 years ago

        "Majority Leader Eric Cantor said dollars spent for disaster relief should be balanced by new cuts elsewhere in the federal budget"Is he kidding me? This is not the time to be a political jerk. Every year a...

      • More No Jobs From Stimulus Money
        22

        More No Jobs From Stimulus Money

        5 years ago

        After 16 months and $20 million in federal grants, a Seattle "Green Jobs" program has created only 14 jobs.And Obama wants to do another Stimulus.

      • Ron Paul
        28

        Ron Paul

        5 years ago

        Ron  Paul blasted FEMA ."FEMA has been around since 1978, it has one of the worst reputations for a bureaucracy ever," Paul said. "It's a system of bureaucratic central economic planning, which is a...

      • A Bumper sticker
        11

        A Bumper sticker

        5 years ago

        The car in front of me had a bumper sticker on it. It read: “Pray for Obama. Psalm 109:8.” When I got home I opened my bible to the scripture and read it and started laughing.Psalm 109:8 –“Let his days be few...

      • 911 Blockade and Protest
        16

        911 Blockade and Protest

        5 years ago

        This is open to everyone. Let your voice be heard. I am sure by now you know that ALL first responders and ALL clergy are not allowed at WTC 10th anniversary. They were not invited on 9/11/2001, but they showed up. Help...

      • In Debt
        7

        In Debt

        5 years ago

        This picture says it all

      • Calling All Hubbers
        1

        Calling All Hubbers

        5 years ago

        CALLING ALL HUBBERS. I would like for everyone to forget politics for the next few minutes. I believe we all know, but for the ones that do not know, Mayor Bloomberg several weeks ago informed everyone that the first...

      • So What Has Happened to You
        2

        So What Has Happened to You

        5 years ago

        The economy is so bad that I got a pre-declined credit card in the mail. CEO's are now playing miniature golf. Exxon-Mobil laid off 25 Congressmen. Angelina Jolie adopted a child from America. Motel Six won't leave the...

      • Extending the Payroll Tax?
        1

        Extending the Payroll Tax?

        5 years ago

        Obama renewed his call for an extension of payroll tax cuts. I believe everyone would be for that. I am sure Congress would 100% support such an issue, if it existed. The "payroll tax cut"  was in fact a...

      • Obama new quotes on fixing the economy
        6

        Obama new quotes on fixing the economy

        5 years ago

        Today I have heard it all. Obama said he can fix the economy and"could show us how on the back of an envolope".  I hope it is a big envelope.  He claims there will be "small cuts in programs...

      • On Vacation
        13

        On Vacation

        5 years ago

        Just thought everyone would like to know what Congress was doing while on vacation

      • No Job Proposal Yet Obama
        27

        No Job Proposal Yet Obama

        5 years ago

        Can you believe it. In response to a question at a town hall in Decorah, Iowa, Monday evening, President Obama said that when Congress returns in September, "I'll be putting forward...a very specific plan to boost...

      • Obama 3 day tour
        30

        Obama 3 day tour

        5 years ago

        Very fiscally responsible and is screwing the taxpayers. At taxpayers' expense, there has been 2 buses at 1.1 Million dollars apiece for this and a future tour. There are other costs like for security and more...

      • Censored?
        51

        Censored?

        5 years ago

        How many of you have had your hubs censored or been not allowed to post on forums despite not violating the TOS?

      • Right, Left, Center, We Do Not All Agree
        5

        Right, Left, Center, We Do Not All Agree

        5 years ago

        Does anyone find it funny or odd that when the left, especially here on Hubpages, question or comment on the right, it is patriotic and quite fine to question or be critical. But if anyone, no matter what your beliefs...

      • Obama said he knew
        28

        Obama said he knew

        5 years ago

        Obama said today he did not need a credit rating agency to tell him the budget needs to be addressed. He said that we will reveal some of his proposals on how to address the problem. IS he kidding me? Where do I begin....

      • What is important to you this election?
        36

        What is important to you this election?

        5 years ago

        Leaving politics out of the discussion, no finger pointing, no blaming, no talking points. Going into this election, what is the most important issue to you?

      • Message We Already Knew
        17

        Message We Already Knew

        5 years ago

        What are your thoughts

      • Geithner the Puppet
        12

        Geithner the Puppet

        5 years ago

        What's your view

      • Obama Meets National Debt
        2

        Obama Meets National Debt

        5 years ago

        Do you think this is how their first meeting went

      • Meeting the National debt
        8

        Meeting the National debt

        5 years ago

        Could this be how their first meeting went?

      • 10 Myths About the Bush Tax Cuts and The Facts
        3

        10 Myths About the Bush Tax Cuts and The Facts

        5 years ago

        Myth #1: Tax revenues remain low.Fact: Tax revenues are above the historical average, even after the tax cutsTax revenues in 2006 were 18.4 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), which is actually above the 20-year,...

      • Debt Debate, Why not Balance the Budget?
        47

        Debt Debate, Why not Balance the Budget?

        5 years ago

        OK I give up. Armageddon  is coming. President makes threats, talks down to Americans, Dems plan has fake cuts and they refuse to look at Repubs offers, Repubs balking at Dems offers saying no raising the taxes. No...

      • Heres What it Looks Like
        1

        Heres What it Looks Like

        5 years ago

        I just saw this article. So do you want to know what our debt looks like? here is your chance. It's pretty impressivehttp://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/07/2 … k3%7C81355

      • Obama Blasts Private Jet Tax Breaks Included in HIS OWN Stimulus
        4

        Obama Blasts Private Jet Tax Breaks Included in HIS OWN Stimulus

        5 years ago

        A reprint of an article released by Lachlan Markay on June 29, 2011The chief economic culprit of President Obama’s Wednesday press conference was undoubtedly “corporate jets.” He mentioned them on at least six...

      • Never Count an Incumbent Out, No Matter How Bad Things Look
        1

        Never Count an Incumbent Out, No Matter How Bad Things Look

        5 years ago

        The 1948 presidential election is best remembered for Truman's stunning come-from-behind victory. In the spring of 1948, Truman's public approval rating stood at 36%, and the president was nearly universally regarded as...

      • History repeating Itself
        24

        History repeating Itself

        5 years ago

        Henry Morgenthau, Jr.was the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury during the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt"We have tried spending money. We are spending more than we have ever spent before and it does not work....

      • Reid does not allow vote
        7

        Reid does not allow vote

        5 years ago

        WASHINGTON -- The Senate on Friday blocked a House Republican bill to require Congress to slash spending and pass a balanced-budget amendment before raising the nation's borrowing powers. The vote left unresolved, with...

      • Bachman Migrane
        40

        Bachman Migrane

        5 years ago

        Well the left media is at it again In their constant attempt to tear down Bachmann because they see her as a threat to Obama, not they are claiming she cannot be President because she gets a headache. PLEASE. Being a...

      • Obama Plans Pricey Birthday Bash on Default Day
        12

        Obama Plans Pricey Birthday Bash on Default Day

        5 years ago

        As America’s poorest wait for Social Security checks that may never come on Aug. 3, President Barack Obama will be out celebrating a milestone birthday at a party where tickets cost up to $35,800 each.Obama has chosen...

      • Obama nad the DOJ
        3

        Obama nad the DOJ

        5 years ago

        Obama want the DOJ to prosecute criminals and to close Gitmo. The same DOJ that has spent  millions of dollars prosecuting Rojer Clemens and he gets a mistrial. Are you kidding me?

      • U.S. engaging with Muslim Brotherhood
        34

        U.S. engaging with Muslim Brotherhood

        5 years ago

        The Obama administration's outreach to the Muslim Brotherhood may be no big departure from the State Department's existing policy implemented by Obama, but it will probably do little to reassure Jewish voters skeptical...

      • Obama Bias Against Texas
        15

        Obama Bias Against Texas

        5 years ago

        On Friday, 6=31=2001, The Obama administration announced that the president had signed a Texas Disaster Declaration declaring "a major disaster exists in the State of Texas" and ordering "federal aid to...

      • Vargas, Illegal and I had No choice
        3

        Vargas, Illegal and I had No choice

        5 years ago

        Elliot Spitzer is interviewing Vargas, the journalist that came forward about being here illegally. It was not his fault. His parents came here when he was 12. He did not find out he was illegal till he was 16 when he...

      • 2.2 Trillion in Waiting? Really?
        79

        2.2 Trillion in Waiting? Really?

        5 years ago

        I cannot wait to hear the responses on this one. A day after Obama was threatening how he will not pay the armed services, not pay Social Security, not fund Medicare, and more. "we do not have the money to pay...

      • Obama News Balackout
        30

        Obama News Balackout

        6 years ago

        I found thia news article and was wondering if its true. I was hoping it was not fro if Obama did order a blackout, this would be the most damming evidence that he does not care about what happens to Americans. I called...

      • Wenie Will Not Go Away
        1

        Wenie Will Not Go Away

        6 years ago

        Like a roach, wenie is not going awat. What do you think about these options spelled out by Major GarrettGarrett said he sees three scenarios for Weiner’s future, one of which would involve running for the special...

      • Peace
        4

        Peace

        6 years ago

        Give Peace a chance.John LennonDo you think we will ever see Peace in the World?

      • Letting Religion Rule You
        100

        Letting Religion Rule You

        5 years ago

        Why do people let religion rule their lives rather than just letting religion be a part of their lives?

      • Reading a Presidential book
        3

        Reading a Presidential book

        6 years ago

        From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Someday I intend reading it. Groucho Marx What book have you liked the most? WHich Presidential book do you like the most?

      • Not Born Alike?
        2

        Not Born Alike?

        6 years ago

        All people are born alike - except Republicans and Democrats.Groucho Marx Even back in his day htere was bad blood between the parties. Did they ever get along? Can they ever get along?

      • Superstions
        3

        Superstions

        6 years ago

        A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere. Groucho Marx Do you belive in superstitions? Which one do you believe in?

      • Gieco Commercials
        3

        Gieco Commercials

        6 years ago

        Which Gieco commercial is your favorite

      • Republican Ticket?
        71

        Republican Ticket?

        6 years ago

        What do you think of this ticket:Huntsman/Bachmann 2012I really like this combonation, not sure it will happen. What tickets do you Like?

      • Still believe in America?
        4

        Still believe in America?

        6 years ago

        Americans... still believe in an America where anything's possible - they just don't think their leaders do Barack Obama Do you believe the American dream is still alive? I know its hard to with a President who would...

      • The Military
        17

        The Military

        6 years ago

        Which branch of the service do you like and respect the most? if you served in the military, which branch did you serve in?

      • Ruled by Violence
        15

        Ruled by Violence

        6 years ago

        Democracy don't rule the world, You'd better get that in your head; This world is ruled by violence, But I guess that's better left unsaid.Bob Dylan Seems to me there is a lot of truth in that statement. What are your...

      • Religion when getting older
        50

        Religion when getting older

        6 years ago

        I was thinking about how people seem to read the Bible a whole lot more as they get older; then it dawned on me - they're cramming for their final exam. George Carlin Do you think people turn to God as they get older?

      • Driving Fast or Slow
        16

        Driving Fast or Slow

        6 years ago

        Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?George Carlin Is this a true statement? What are your driving stories. Remember are we there Yet?

      • Fight for Something
        11

        Fight for Something

        6 years ago

        We are the Fighting Irish, what do you fight for?

      • Hubber Fanatics
        28

        Hubber Fanatics

        6 years ago

        A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject. Winston Churchill Why is it Hubbers cannot respect someone lses view by spewing name calling? Why do they not stcik to their rhetoric when shown...

      • Do you make a difference
        15

        Do you make a difference

        6 years ago

        Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. William James I was a NY firefighter for 15 years. I have a good number of rescues of people who were trapped. I hope I made a difference.Do you make a difference? How?

      • Neighbors
        6

        Neighbors

        6 years ago

        I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor. Do you know your next door neighbor? Mother Teresa Do you know, do you wave hi or do you just drive by. Have you been inside your neighbors home or they been in...

      • Stopping Hate
        30

        Stopping Hate

        5 years ago

        Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Martin Luther King, Jr. Is he right? What are your thoughts

      • What are your views
        50

        What are your views

        6 years ago

        Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same. Ronald Reagan

      • Guilty or Not.
        38

        Guilty or Not.

        6 years ago

        So there is alot of evidence reported by the media about the Weiner incident. So what do you think? Is he guilty or not and why do you have that opinion.

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