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leeward lolo

Honolulu, HI

#49149 Aug 6, 2012
HayninAk wrote:
<quoted text>There's only 600,000 people in the whole state dumbass, which is less than 1/2 the population of Maine and Rhode Island. It is also 139 years behind Maine in federal spending on the state level. Of course by using your metric, Californians should hold their heads high because their state budget exceeds most of the planets countries, except for the little detail abpout being basically bankrupt even though they have every tax known to man on the books.
And the best stat of all is that the people in Alaska are not disengenuous turds like yourself. You should visit there, you would be graciously accepted, despite your obvious issues.
I am waiting for her (or him) to inform us that she (or he) has lived in a Yupik town and driven thru Anaktuvak pass. lol
Pau

Since: Jan 11

Honolulu, HI

#49150 Aug 6, 2012
moi hole wrote:
<quoted text>
Pau, your excuses are getting weaker by the minute. Just explain why the WH is running away from Reid. A very simple question. If you can't answer just say you don't know, admit it. Using the F bomb? LOL, swearing and name calling is a perfect example of someone who doesn't have an answer. You appear to be pouting!! Hee,hee,hee, so funny!!!!
You, the stalking troll, were outed a long time ago. Why else do you keep attempting to troll and stalk?

Give it up already.

It's obvious why you created a cutesy pseudonym.

Since: Nov 08

Honolulu, HI

#49151 Aug 6, 2012
Pau wrote:
<quoted text>
You're dumb as a rock eh Stalking Troll!
I'll flippin' cut-n-paste it for ya.
<quoted text>
Now if you'd to prove Reid said this or "demands" this, knock your f'ing self out. But the obligation resides with the judgeit queen and she provided zilch when called on it.
Aug 2, 2012: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) issued a statement Thursday evening reiterating his demand that Mitt Romney release his tax returns and claiming that the source who allegedly told him that Romney hadn’t paid taxes for 10 years was “extremely credible.” The statement came after Romney told Reid to ”put up or shut up” about the issue.

Since: May 11

Location hidden

#49152 Aug 6, 2012
HayninAk wrote:
<quoted text>Aug 2, 2012: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) issued a statement Thursday evening reiterating his demand that Mitt Romney release his tax returns and claiming that the source who allegedly told him that Romney hadn’t paid taxes for 10 years was “extremely credible.” The statement came after Romney told Reid to ”put up or shut up” about the issue.
Well then, Reid should present his proof and make his case. If Romney has been slandered, it's high time the Republicans started defending themselves.
Guru

Canyon Country, CA

#49153 Aug 6, 2012
HayninAk wrote:
<quoted text>Aug 2, 2012: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) issued a statement Thursday evening reiterating his demand that Mitt Romney release his tax returns and claiming that the source who allegedly told him that Romney hadn’t paid taxes for 10 years was “extremely credible.” The statement came after Romney told Reid to ”put up or shut up” about the issue.
the latest on this nutcase...

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see Drudge to see what Hairy looks like...somebody must have beat the hell out...lol
http://www.drudgereport.com/
Guru

Canyon Country, CA

#49154 Aug 6, 2012
ready to explode yet paumeezer? you will be after you read this!

"« The Real Poll Data – Dick Morris TV: Lunch Alert!
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The Real Poll Numbers
By Dick Morris on August 6, 2012

The media is trying to create a sense of momentum and of inevitability about the Obama candidacy. One benighted Newsweek reporter even speculated about a possible Democratic landslide.

On Friday, I saw the real numbers. These state-by-state polls, taken by an organization I trust (after forty years of polling) show the real story. The tally is based on more than 600 likely voter interviews in each swing state within the past eight days.

The trend line is distinctly pro-Romney. Of the thirteen states studied, he improved or Obama slipped in nine states while the reverse happened in only four. To read the media, one would think that Romney had a terrible month. In fact, the exact reverse is true.

Romney is currently leading in every state McCain carried plus: Indiana, New Hampshire, Wisconsin, Nevada, North Carolina, and Colorado. If he carries these states, he’ll have 228 electoral votes of the 270 he needs to win.

To win the election, Romney would then have to carry Florida where he trails by two points, and either Virginia (behind by two) or Ohio where he’s down by only one.

If he carries all three of these states and also wins all the others where Obama is now at 50% or less – Iowa, New Mexico, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey — he will get 351 electoral votes, a landslide about equal to Obama’s 363 vote tally in 2008.

The strong probability is that Romney does, in fact, carry Florida, Ohio, and Virginia and a share of the other states where Obama is below 50% of the vote.

So don’t believe the garbage being put out by the media. The attempt to portray Romney as not catching on and as dropping in the polls is ludicrous. It is, at best, the product of incompetent polling and, at worst, the result of deliberate media bias. But Romney is winning and expanding his lead each week. That’s the real story.

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Since: Jun 12

Location hidden

#49155 Aug 6, 2012
Pau wrote:
<quoted text>
You, the stalking troll, were outed a long time ago. Why else do you keep attempting to troll and stalk?
Give it up already.
It's obvious why you created a cutesy pseudonym.
Stalk? Troll? All we're asking is that you explain why the WH is running away from Reid. Appears that you know the truth but can't live with it. Come on pau, as you can see, we are all waiting.
Guru

Canyon Country, CA

#49156 Aug 6, 2012
Pau wrote:
<quoted text>
You, the stalking troll, were outed a long time ago. Why else do you keep attempting to troll and stalk?
Give it up already.
It's obvious why you created a cutesy pseudonym.
lol...you have "outed" nobody!-lol

Instead, you have been outed for the last 2 years in here, and NO ONE agrees with anything you say.. Nice try at being a lying democrat slimeball. That one thing you do very well.

92 days to go, Romney is over 300 electoral votes right now.

Next up: TRUMP! see next post by me.
Guru

Canyon Country, CA

#49157 Aug 6, 2012
Trump renews push to unseal Obama records
Calls for 'wonderful trade': President's papers for Romney tax returns
Published: 2 hours ago

“I’ve said it a lot, that if Obama opened up his records, maybe Mitt should give his returns,” Trump told Fox News’“Fox & Friends.”“That would be a great trade. I guarantee it would be a really wonderful trade.”

Trump offered a list of sealed documents he believes Obama should present for the deal.

“I’d like to see his college records,” he said.“I’d like to see his college applications. I’d like to see something about his past, which many people know nothing about. I’d like to see his passport records, which are sealed.

“You know, Obama spent over $4 million in legal fees to keep these things quiet, and then he stands up and says ‘I want to see his tax returns.’ He’s given tax returns. And if they give more – and I understand what Mitt’s saying, they’re very, very complex and 100 percent straight, 100 percent legal – but they look at little nitpicking things, and then you have another month of debate. Now if Obama gives some of his sealed records where all of this money has been spent to keep them sealed, I would certainly make that trade. I think that’s a great trade.… I think you would find some things that are very, very interesting and very shocking.”

It is unclear where Trump learned of the $4 million figure he cites.

However, as WND reported, Robert Bauer is a former partner at Perkins Coie and former top lawyer for Obama, Obama’s presidential campaign, the Democratic National Committee and Obama’s Organizing for America. He is the same lawyer who defended President Obama in lawsuits challenging his eligibility to be president.

In 2009, WND reported Obama had paid Perkins Coie, a single law firm,$2.6 million between the time he announced his campaign for presidency and November 2009, the month Bauer left his position at Perkins Coie to become White House counsel.(By contrast, a cumulative total of all of Sen. John McCain’s legal consulting fees, from Jan. 1, 2007, to October 2009, amounted to only $1.6 million.)

WND also reported that Bauer sent a letter to plaintiff Gregory Hollister, a retired Air Force colonel, of Hollister v. Soetoro, threatening sanctions if he didn’t withdraw his appeal of the eligibility case that earlier was tossed by a district judge because the issue already had been “twittered.”

“For the reasons stated in Judge Robertson’s ruling, the suit is frivolous and should not be pursued,” Bauer’s letter warned.“Should you decline to withdraw this frivolous appeal, please be informed that we intend to pursue sanctions, including costs, expenses, and attorneys’ fees, pursuant to Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 38 and D.C. Circuit Rule 38.”

Bauer had also represented Obama and the DNC in Philip Berg’s eligibility lawsuit and various other legal challenges.

Obama’s payments to Perkins Coie covered a variety of legal expenses – not just expenses related to eligibility lawsuits.(Since the FEC isn’t legally required to provide specific details on its forms, Obama’s payment records do not spell out the exact amount he spent on representation in eligibility lawsuits.)

According to a 2011 Roll Call report, DNC National Press Secretary Hari Sevugan claimed Obama “incurred ordinary legal expenses … which are proportional to the unprecedented size of this campaign.”

However, the report noted,“Sevugan said some legal fees were needed to defend the campaign against ‘unmeritorious’ suits, including one challenging Obama’s citizenship.”

Trump told “Fox & Friends,”“He’s spending millions of dollars in legal fees to hide it, and most of the presidents, by the way, have released their college applications and their college records. And a lot of questions are being raised by a lot of different people.”

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Guru

Canyon Country, CA

#49158 Aug 6, 2012
part 2/2- continued...

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Asked what Romney must do in the weeks leading up to the convention, Trump warned,“I think he’s got to be very tough. He’s a very nice man. He’s a very smart man. He’s a very honorable man, and now he’s really got to get tough because they are playing down and dirty with him.”
Guru

Canyon Country, CA

#49159 Aug 6, 2012
HEY PAU-MEEZER....EXPLAIN THIS ONE!...if you can-lol!

where does obama get $3-4 million to hide his records from?

"Trump offered a list of sealed documents he believes Obama should present for the deal.

“I’d like to see his college records,” he said.“I’d like to see his college applications. I’d like to see something about his past, which many people know nothing about. I’d like to see his passport records, which are sealed.

“You know, Obama spent over $4 million in legal fees to keep these things quiet, and then he stands up and says ‘I want to see his tax returns.’ He’s given tax returns. And if they give more – and I understand what Mitt’s saying, they’re very, very complex and 100 percent straight, 100 percent legal – but they look at little nitpicking things, and then you have another month of debate. Now if Obama gives some of his sealed records where all of this money has been spent to keep them sealed, I would certainly make that trade. I think that’s a great trade.… I think you would find some things that are very, very interesting and very shocking.”
Guru

Canyon Country, CA

#49160 Aug 6, 2012
TRUMP source: comments are gems
http://www.wnd.com/
Guru

Canyon Country, CA

#49161 Aug 6, 2012
moi hole wrote:
<quoted text>
Pau, your excuses are getting weaker by the minute. Just explain why the WH is running away from Reid. A very simple question. If you can't answer just say you don't know, admit it. Using the F bomb? LOL, swearing and name calling is a perfect example of someone who doesn't have an answer. You appear to be pouting!! Hee,hee,hee, so funny!!!!
lol...nailed it!

pau....short for pouting...hahahahahaaa!!!

boo-hooo whimper whimper.....mommmmyyy!!!!

next up for the baby....calling everyone in here "racist" because Romney is kicking obama's ass...!
Guru

Canyon Country, CA

#49162 Aug 6, 2012
Guru

Canyon Country, CA

#49163 Aug 6, 2012
FEDS knew all about Batman and Wade weeks before they did it...

obama's way to get gun-control.
Guru

Canyon Country, CA

#49164 Aug 6, 2012
PAPER: FEDS AWARE OF WADE

Gunman in Sikh temple attack was 'white supremacist'...

Kicked out of Army... Bloomberg blasts 'deafening silence' on guns from Obama and Romney... Mississippi church apologizes for refusing to host black wedding...

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leeward lolo

Honolulu, HI

#49165 Aug 6, 2012
Fisherman 808 wrote:
Thanks for the encouragement lolo and Guru.
I think they were FS, the "condos-(lol). We got a flyer in the mail, I think, and threw it away.
Might have only been advertised to residents? I don't see them on the MLS.
They are across from the library and on the block that, I think, they are talking about a shopping center going up on. Middle of town.
I have various concerns. One is my daughter might expect to live in it and it could turn into an 'undesirable''pad', if you know what I mean. Another, when you drive by, it looks like it needs new paint or siding and probably a roof. The maintenance fees might jump WAY up at some point. Murdock (I'm assuming he owned it.) let a lot of properties go down, even the fancy hotels need a lot of work.
Anyway, because of you two, I think I'll make one call, and if it was meant to be, it might happen.
70k w/15 down, what would the payments be on 55 for a 30 year fixed @3.5? About 300/mo?
I was curious and went to Real Estate.com . Found NOTHING for sale on Lanai (remember at one time I found properties there) and only two condos in Maui, which I thought had hundreds of condos.
Anything at $70,000 would not last long unless there was a good reason not to buy there.

A MLS number would help.
Carole sito

Honolulu, HI

#49166 Aug 6, 2012
Bush is the only president in history to give 2 tax breaks while we were fighting 2 wars. He screwed the taxpayers by passing Medicare part B costing us more unpaid debt. His pals in the drug business made $$billions of us bacause of this. His first 5 years when the Republicans controlled the House and the Senate this idiot never vetoed 1 bill. Anyone that thinks America will allow anther Republican to become president is fooling himself.
leeward lolo

Honolulu, HI

#49167 Aug 6, 2012
Guru

Canyon Country, CA

#49168 Aug 6, 2012

Obama’s College Classmate:‘The Obama Scandal Is at Columbia’

Posted on August 6, 2012 at 10:28am

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part 1/2-

Wayne Allyn Root is a former Libertarian vice presidential nominee. He now serves as Chairman of the Libertarian National Campaign Committee. He is the […]
wayne@rootforamerica.com
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I am President Obama’s classmate at Columbia University, Class of ’83. I am also one of the most accurate Las Vegas oddsmakers and prognosticators. Accurate enough that I was awarded my own star on the Las Vegas Walk of Stars. And I smell something rotten in Denmark. Obama has a big skeleton in his closet. It’s his college records. Call it “gut instinct” but my gut is almost always right. Obama has a secret hidden at Columbia- and it’s a bad one that threatens to bring down his presidency. Gut instinct is how I’ve made my living for 29 years since graduating Columbia.

Obama and his infamous strategist David Axelrod understand how to play political hardball, the best its ever been played. Team Obama has decided to distract America’s voters by condemning Mitt Romney for not releasing enough years of his tax returns. It’s the perfect cover. Obama knows the best defense is a bold offense. Just keep attacking Mitt and blaming him for secrecy and evasion, while accusing him of having a scandal that doesn’t exist. Then ask followers like Senator Harry Reid to chase the lead. The U.S. Senate Majority Leader appears to now be making up stories out of thin air, about tax returns he knows nothing about. It’s a cynical, brilliant and vicious strategy. Make Romney defend, so he can’t attack the real Obama scandal.

This is classic Axelrod. Obama has won several elections in his career by slandering his opponents and leaking sealed documents. Not only do these insinuations and leaks ruin the credibility and reputation of Obama’s opponents, they keep them on the defensive and off Obama’s trail of sealed documents.
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By attacking Romney’s tax records, Obama’s socialist cabal creates a problem that doesn’t exist. Is the U.S. Senate Majority Leader making up stories out of thin air? You decide. But the reason for this baseless attack is clear- make Romney defend, so not only is he “off message” but it helps the media ignore the real Obama scandal.

My answer for Romney? Call Obama’s bluff.

Romney should call a press conference and issue a challenge in front of the nation. He should agree to release more of his tax returns, only if Obama unseals his college records. Simple and straight-forward. Mitt should ask “What could possibly be so embarrassing in your college records from 29 years ago, that you are afraid to let America’s voters see it? If it’s THAT bad, maybe it’s something the voters ought to see.” Suddenly the tables are turned. Now Obama is on the defensive.

My bet is that Obama will never unseal his records because they contain information that could destroy his chances for re-election. Once this challenge is made public, my prediction is you’ll never hear about Mitt’s tax returns ever again.

Why are the college records, of a 51-year-old President of the United States, so important to keep secret? I think I know the answer.

If anyone should have questions about Obama’s record at Columbia University, it’s me. We both graduated (according to Obama) Columbia University, Class of ’83. We were both (according to Obama) Pre-Law and Political Science majors. And I thought I knew most everyone at Columbia. I certainly thought I’d heard of all of my fellow Political Science majors. But not Obama (or as he was known then- Barry Soetoro). I never met him. Never saw him. Never even heard of him. And none of the classmates that I knew at Columbia has ever met him, saw him, or heard of him.

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