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Really America? Really?

Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Tue Oct 23, 2012, 04:35 AM (0 replies)

Romney Pledges To Replace All Foreign Policy With Jobs Right Here In America

BOCA RATON, FL—During tonight’s presidential debate on international issues, Republican candidate Mitt Romney vowed to halt all of the Obama administration’s foreign policy measures and replace them with new jobs for American workers.

“You see, we have all these diplomatic relationships with countries in Europe and Asia; my plan is to take all of that and convert it into more than 500,000 manufacturing jobs for out-of-work folks right here in Florida and across the nation,” said Romney, adding that eliminating high-level talks with China and Iran alone could help more than 3 million unemployed workers get the education they need to thrive in America’s new, foreign-policy-free economy.

“Meanwhile, President Obama plans to keep foreign policy. He doesn’t understand that you can get rid of the diplomatic philosophy of a nation—all these doctrines that guide its interactions with state and nonstate actors—and reinvest it in America’s small businesses. That’s what grows the economy—not foreign policy.”

When asked by moderator Bob Schieffer if the U.S. should intervene in the ongoing conflict in Syria, Romney promised to lower taxes and close loopholes in deduction

http://www.theonion.com/articles/romney-pledges-to-replace-all-foreign-policy-with,30054/
Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Tue Oct 23, 2012, 04:18 AM (0 replies)

March 6, 2012 Romney said Iran’s ‘route to the sea’ Gaff

“Maybe one of the few bright spots in the Middle East developments in the last year has been the rising of the people in Syria against [President Bashar al-] Assad. Obviously, as you know, Syria is Iran’s only Arab ally in the region. Syria is the route that allows Iran to supply Hezbollah with weapons in Lebanon. Syria is Iran’s route to the sea.”
— Mitt Romney, question and answer session at AIPAC conference, March 6, 2012

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/fact-checker/post/romney-and-irans-route-to-the-sea/2012/04/18/gIQAgTbXRT_blog.html
Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Tue Oct 23, 2012, 04:04 AM (8 replies)

Toon: The Winner of the Debate







Public Service Announcement.

Now Viewers don't forget to take your medicine
before and after the debate!!!



Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Mon Oct 22, 2012, 09:11 AM (4 replies)

Breakthrough in world's oldest undeciphered writing

The world's oldest undeciphered writing system, which has so far defied attempts to uncover its 5,000-year-old secrets, could be about to be decoded by Oxford University academics.

This international research project is already casting light on a lost bronze age middle eastern society where enslaved workers lived on rations close to the starvation level.

"I think we are finally on the point of making a breakthrough," says Jacob Dahl, fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford and director of the Ancient World Research Cluster.

Dr Dahl's secret weapon is being able to see this writing more clearly than ever before.

In a room high up in the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, above the Egyptian mummies and fragments of early civilisations, a big black dome is clicking away and flashing out light.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19964786
Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Mon Oct 22, 2012, 04:14 AM (6 replies)

Milk Of Romnesia: Conscience Free Forgetfulness

Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Sun Oct 21, 2012, 09:48 AM (12 replies)

Lost Issues if you see them call

Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Sun Oct 21, 2012, 09:44 AM (0 replies)

68 Nobel laureates strongly endorses President Barack Obama

The Center for American Progress Action Fund today received an open letter co-signed by 68 Nobel laureates in physics, chemistry, and medicine. The letter strongly endorses President Barack Obama’s science policies. “America’s economic future,” the letter begins, “depends on our ability to continue America’s proud legacy of discovery and invention.”


In the letter the Nobel Prize-winning scientists contrast President Obama’s programs to train young Americans in science and technology, strengthen science-based decisionmaking in government, and increase investments in science and innovation while Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s budget proposal would slash these investments. Indeed, according to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) budget plan, which Gov. Romney endorsed, would invest fully one-quarter less in nondefense research and development compared to the president’s plan.

“The Nobelists’ commitment to a prosperous future built on innovation is in the finest spirit of the Founding Fathers and expresses a core American value,” said Jonathan D. Moreno, Editor-in-Chief of Science Progress Action and Senior Fellow at CAP Action. “In this time of economic recovery, we must keep our eye on the horizon by investing in the science, technology, education, and workforce we need to stay on the cutting edge and compete in a world economy where success is increasingly determined by our ability to out-invent and out-innovate our competitor nations.


http://www.americanprogressaction.org/issues/technology/news/2012/10/17/41914/68-nobel-prize-winning-scientists-endorse-obamas-science-policies/



'his opponent is mentioned in the letter plus the signatories.


the letter:
http://www.americanprogressaction.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Obama-Nobel-Endorsement-Letter1.pdf
Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Thu Oct 18, 2012, 11:18 AM (7 replies)

Nation's Ever So Malleable Simpletons

Nation's Ever So Malleable Simpletons Fluttering Between Candidates Like Shuttlecocks Through Every Moment Of Debate



WASHINGTON—With their mouths agape and their glassy eyes fixed upon tonight’s televised presidential debate, the nation’s ever so suggestible dullards are currently fluttering to and fro like feathered shuttlecocks between candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, sources have confirmed. “Well, I was planning on supporting Obama after he talked about his plan to create more manufacturing jobs, but then Romney said he would reduce our dependence on foreign oil, and that actually sounds better,” said 32-year-old Wilbur Pruett, one of the millions of gullible, weak-brained imbeciles gingerly batted back and forth between two possible voting options as though propelled by the tensile force of an ultralight stringed racquet.


“Then again, Obama did just say that Romney’s plan is bad for the middle class, so who knows? They just both seem right and wrong in so many ways.”

Reports suggested the nation’s utter simpletons will hover just so, in a gentle, suspended arc, until such time as they land on whichever candidate the man on the radio tells them to land on


http://www.theonion.com/articles/nations-ever-so-malleable-simpletons-fluttering-be,29941/
Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Thu Oct 18, 2012, 04:35 AM (5 replies)

Climate Change questions covers so many concepts that tie together

in synergy such as oil and the oil industry, CO2 levels, cap and trade,infrastructure, US coastlines, ecology, habitats, world trade, extinction, world cooperations and treaties,evolution and other important aspects, yet I have not seen one debate question on this.

I'm would like to see that come out in the last debate and give them them 10 mins to talk about it.

I wouldn't mind a quick question on evolution either.

Posted by Ichingcarpenter | Wed Oct 17, 2012, 01:04 PM (1 replies)
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