President Barack Obama called modern day slavery "barbaric" and "evil" as he spoke out Tuesday against trafficking and praised companies, organizations and individuals fighting the traffickers.
He also signed an executive order strengthening protections against human trafficking for domestic federal contracts, and tightening anti-trafficking rules for government contracts abroad worth more than $500,000.
Speaking at the Clinton Global Initiative, Obama said: "It ought to concern every person, because it's a debasement of our common humanity. It ought to concern every community, because it tears at the social fabric.
"It ought to concern every business, because it distorts markets. It ought to concern every nation, because it endangers public health and fuels violence and organized crime.
"I’m talking about the injustice, the outrage, of human trafficking, which must be called by its true name–modern slavery."
Obama praised businesses taking steps to fight trafficking in their industry, church groups for using their faith to tackle slavery and individuals trying to make sure the products they buy are slave-free.
He said: "Our fight against human trafficking is one of the great human rights causes of our time, and the United States will continue to lead it."
Obama also spoke about modern-day slavery in the U.S., from child sex slaves to migrant workers who have their documents taken from them.
He said: "Last year we charged a record number of predators with human trafficking… We are going to do more to spot it and stop it."
Obama said that would include working with train and bus employees and teachers to help identify potential trafficking victims.
He added: "Everyone has a responsibility. Every nation can take action."
The Obama executive order says contractors and subcontractors working in the U.S. on federal projects cannot use misleading recruitment practices; charge employees recruitment fees; and destroy or confiscate an employee's identity documents.
All those techniques are often used by traffickers as a way of luring in victims vulnerable to trafficking.
Internationally, the order says contractors and subcontractors on jobs worth more than $500,000 must have a trafficking awareness program, and a safe way to report trafficking suspicions. The contractors must also guarantee both they and workers or companies they hire are not involved in trafficking-related activities.
A White House news release read: "More than 20 million men, women, and children worldwide are victims of human trafficking.
"Companies around the world are taking steps to eliminate the potential for trafficked labor in their operations and supply chains, and President Obama is committed to protecting vulnerable individuals as government contractors and subcontractors perform vital services and manufacture goods procured by the United States.
"As the largest single purchaser of goods and services in the world, the U.S. Government has a responsibility to combat human trafficking at home and abroad, and to ensure American tax dollars do not contribute to this affront to human dignity."
Or., they can enact HUGE government program after HUGE government program to care for their citizens from cradle to grave. And then blame their predecessors for the miserable standard of living that follows. Modern day slavery.., see Greece.
Obama is turning Americans into Slaves !!!
Obama isn't enslaving people in this country he already has – just ask that part of the 47% who have to depend on the government for their support when in fact they want a good paying job.
Where's the good paying jobs he promised – there aren't any – all he talks about is taking wealth away from those who earned or have it and using that to make larger government.
Government doesn't build the economy – businesses do and to date we have lost over 4 million jobs within the last two years because of Obamas opression.
Turning people into slaves? He is fighting this form of slavery. I am a republican, but I will say that is a very ignorant statement. This is why people think that Republicans are morons.
I'm working hard for someone, but it doesn't seem like it's for myself. Fire Obama like we fired Carter.
Welfare not estate. Mobile auto correction error.
Just keep swilling that Tea Party tea, RB.
....and you keep drinking that Liberal kool aid until your fully attached to government and there will be no return to sender.
The TEA is good and only is grown from common sense, something I'm sure you do not have.
But I love my liberal kool aid
Only cowardly White-Pigs would make politics out of slavery. You all are desendance of slave owners! Cowards hiding behind hollow posts, ignorant, paraniod, and all alone! You probably abuse women, beat children, like you saw your father do, and did to you!
No God, don't forgive them, for they DO know what they do!
Excuse me? I am white and I am Irish lady! Not a single one of my descendants owned any slave. My family did not even come over to the US until the late 1800's AFTER slavery was abolished. Not to mention after my 3/4ths Irish, I am 1/4 Native American! So don't talk when you don't know.
you are correct and you are next on our list so be on guard, your next!!
What do we have in the USA UNDER THIS BLACK TYRANT?
How could one think that every white person's ancestors owned slaves? Where do you get your data? There were few plantations but they owned many slaves and they are the rich men who paid others to fight in the war in their place. The white man that you seem to hate was the poor share cropper that had no money to pay someone else to fight for him when he was drafted. Every nation in the world has at one time owned slaves but the USA is the only nation that can't seem to get over it.
My family became very, very wealthy from the black slave trade, using you worthless creatures for profit. This wealth has been passed on throughout our generations, and I now enjoy a very luxurious life of pure comfort. No work, no house bill, no car bill, and I can do whatever I want to do, at any time.
Tell your worthless family, that I said "thanks". :)
Black slavery was only possible in the United States because Africans sold other Africans to Europeans, but you don't like the truth much, do you?
Raven, first you are an idiot. Not every white person in America owned slaves. Second if you want to throw blanket accusations with out a shred of evidence to back it up, all you africans descendants are benefiting from selling your brothers and sisters into slavery for your own gain. And on the first topic, I have no slaves, don't know any slaves, and pretty sure outside of stories neither do you. Move on, there are many things that happened that are not nice. If you hold on to your hate over something that DOES NOT AFFECT YOU and really don't even know what you are talking about, you will look ridiculous.
Hey Stoopid – It was OBAMA who brought this up as a Political item!!! If you can't read – get an adult to help. Pffft!
illegal immigration is our replacement for slavery, how sad!
We sure need to take care of that and send every illegal person back to where he came from – young and old. This is suppose to be a sovern nation but where is the Federal Govenment when we need them?
What more could you possibly expect from a n1gger president?
Hope and Change?
More like Dope and Chains.
Seriously, America.....what were you thinking, electing an african into the White House....what did you think would be the outcome?
African American Hater,
Hmmmmm....I know which side of the Bible you work on. First off, You don't respect peoples opinion. You may have gotten rich off of the slave trade. But all the money in the world won't do you any. good. You don't need money where you are going. I love all people no matter what race they are. They have bad people in all races, as they have good. If you read the Bible, Revelation will tell you exactly what is happening in the world right now. Rumors of war, mass confusion, Nation against Nation, Kingdom against Kingdom. The only way to survive is through Christ our Lord Jesus Christ. I don't care if this makes you mad. The truth usually hurts. Have a great day and God Bless.
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Illegal immigration is the main cause of human trafficing in America.., NOT that Obama has done anything to stop it.
And as America has found out over the last 4 yrs.., Obama's talk is cheap.., he reads it from a teleprompter.
If you actually READ something, you would know that Obama has deported MORE illegal Aliens than ANY OTHER RECENT PRESIDENT !
As of July, Obama deported 1.4 million illegal immigrants since the beginning of his administration — that’s 1.5 times more immigrants on average than Bush deported every month, according to official numbers from the Department of Homeland Security*. But that’s only part of Obama’s deportation strategy: The administration’s stated goal is to prioritize the deportation of criminal, dangerous illegal immigrants. And it’s promised to make a new program called Secure Communities mandatory by 2013, which would force local law enforcement to share fingerprints of those arrested with the Department of Homeland Security, which has immigration records, through the FBI.
Do facts and reality just escape you people???
They don't escape them, they're just wilfully ignored.
Yes, he has BUT he has now allowed illegals to gain LEGAL work status, taking away jobs from our teenagers and young people that are here LEGALLY!
Deporting more illegals is due to the fact 3 times more are entering our Country because of Obama's handouts.
and he gave amnesty to 1.5 million illegals.so zero
Catmeow "thur takin ur jurbs, thur takin ur juuuuuuurbs""
.... south park? reeeeeeally?
That's true. 1.4M deported. 2.1M legalized. Hmmm. What's wrong with the equation?
Record number deportation made Obama unpopular to Latino voters.
Couple of months before election, suddenly the signing of DREAM Act 2012.
Why didn't Obama signed the DREAM Act on his first years of presidency?
I smell something stinky.
Eres un mentiroso. Usted es un tramposo !
you ever consider the idea that with the worst American economy in over 80 years that all those illegals decided it was best to go home, and the quickest way to get back home, and the cheapest, is too get caught by ICE and driven/flown there? That is why we have spike in deports, not because this administration is actually trying to deport more. Name one policy they have enacted to increase deportations.
Giving 800,000 illegal 'anchor babies' a free ticket to the American Dream is hardly MASS DEPORTATION now is it? Especially with a projected figure of 50% of this years College Grads being unemployed or under-employed?
Your former hero, Bush, could not form a sentence neither could he read so ... leave Obama alone he is an alright president as far as I am concerned.
"Stated goal" says it all about Obama. After 4 years his policies are not in place! Yaaaaawn.
This is just a subliminal attempt to get latino votes. The best way to end human trafficking is to make the immigration process transparent. But that does NOT mean giving amnesty to illegal immigrants. It means deporting them, and forcing immigrants to do it the right way or no way at all. Our national may not be at "war" in the legal sense, but we are being invaded by a mass of restless, uneducated, unskilled people who come here and make demands at tax payer expense. There are some who do well here, but we need to stop hiding behind political correctness and admit that most of them are a drain on the system.
No a drain on the system would be to have those illegals come in to the country legally. Right now, with no social security number they are not eligible for government programs. Have them come in to the states legally does not change the fact that most of them would be skilled laborers. So now they would be skilled laborers with rights such as food stamps, medicaid, medicare, etc... which would make them a drain on the system. As it stands now, their labor keeps things cheap in the southwest because they don't have to make minimum wage. It's why home prices in Texas are next to nothing.
Texas housing might be cheap but the taxes are high
Is education a government program? What about health care? Those are the two BIGGEST budget items, and yes, they do receive benefits from both. They use our ERs and they attend our schools. THOSE are the biggest tax drains.
Kvo, Education is a tax drain?
Mitt Romney's new friend Mr Milo Minderbinder Dick Cheney has a dark past... Obama speaks out about human trafficking... Did you know that Halliburton, DynCorp and KBR were all suspected of profiting in human tracking...Halliburton and DynCorp were called out on this in the late 1990's in Bosnia..Suspected of supply women to our own military bases in Bosnia... And again in Afghanistan and Iraq all three Halliburton, DynCorp, and KBR, were suspected of supply women to our own troops..some of these women were forced against their will to provide services... As late as 2005, 2006 Donald Rumsfeld was defending these companies in Congressional Hearing ...and they were still receiving government contracts...Donald Rumsfeld defended the companies saying it was not company policy..but just a few employees in the companies doing this...but where did the profits go....Did they end up in the company bank accounts..were the profits handed out in cash to the higher ups.... When the same companies keep showing up on the suspect list of human traffickers ...something is very wrong with those companies..and these companies keep showing up..
So what hasrecent history got to do with Romney???? Muppet!
Easily one of the top 5 presidents of all time. Seriously need to free up some space on Mount Rushmore! OBAMA 2012!!!
The man has been a failure at every aspect of presidential responsibility.. and he's a top 5 president? Are you serious?
The man is one of the two WORST president's in US history by any credible, quantifiable standard.
Really, Really? Did you forget about George Jr.? Or is that too painful a subject to bring up?
Greetings, and welcome to Planet Earth! From what alternate reality do you come?
@amniculi, sorry but bringing up Bush isn't a logical response to the claim that Obama is a top 5 President. There were 42 Presidents before Bush. Also, Bush will likely be seen differently in 20 years than he is now. While he did begin two wars, both were overwhelmingly supported by Congress and the public initially. You can argue about the exit strategy or lack there of, you can argue about the evidence used to invade Iraq. He gave more AIDS relief than any other President to Africa. He established law that requires states to conduct criminal background checks on prospective foster and adoptive parents.He turned around a slipping economy after the Dot Com crash only to have another disaster (9/11) rock it further. Reduced the estate tax for farms and ranches. These are just a few items there are many many others. You just have chosen to listen to every liberal friend, every liberal media source, and every liberal celebrity, that claimed he was an idiot, claimed he hated black people, claimed he was killing America, but then Obama does similar things and he is touted as a hero, as a top 5 President of all time, that he did the best he could dealing with Bush's slip-ups.
BTW he is NOT a junior. His dad is George H.W. he is George W., not George Jr.
Bush was so bad that he qualifies to be both of those bad presidents.
Obama is THE worst President ever! Period.
People talk about Bush Jr – but if he was SO bad, why has Obama carried on Bush policies; used Bush's Budegt plan and extended Bush tax breaks for the FIFTH year running???? [Because he has no ideas of his own, maybe?]
And BUSH Jr refused Solyndra a bailout because HE consulted the experts. Obama refused to listen to the experts and poured $535 Million taxpayers money down the drain!
That makes Bush at least 5 times more intelligent than Obama!
modern day slavery "barbaric" and "evil" as he spoke out Tuesday against trafficking and praised companies, organizations and individuals fighting the traffickers..................It's very sad to see this still going on around the World. Very sad!
What is more barbaric than slavery is a black "voting".
So now, apefricans have a say in our own Country?
Might as well throw the animals, the.....animals.
Thank you Mr. President for a good address.
And shame on Romney and lil' Dick Ryan for trying to undermine America in foreign eyes.
Romney and Ryan and just plan un-American. F-n' pigs who should be roasted. And will in the election.
You support a president that has done nothing but hurt the American people.. and you think you have enough credibility to call somebody else unamerican?
Name one way, backed by FACTS, that Obama has hurt this nation.
Appointing that racist nagger Eric Holder as head of the Department of Injustice, or Department of "Just Us", for starters. I could go on for days, however I have more important things to do.
@Whatever – Excellent point! Wel said.
@Amniculi – Things Obama's don to hurt America?
 Failed to correct the economy in a time of serious recession
 Lied about Obamacare not being a tax AND costing less [SCOTUS declared it a tax and it has already added $340
Billion to the deficit – predicted to rise to $1.5 Trillion!
 Said unemploment was 8% when it is actually 19%
 Has propped up a BANKRUPT SS and Mdicare artificially with Federal funding
 Threatened Iran with war long before Romney
 Wasted Billions of taxpayers money on the owners of 12 "Green" companies who went bankrupt [Owners who
were Obama Donors!
 Refused from day one to work with the GOP "You go sit in the back seats"........"I won" at the first Congress meeting after his election!
Talk sense, or say nothing, eh?
whatever anything that our president tried to do for the American people – the GOP made certain that it did not happen. They forgot they are suppose to work for us and not fight all good that is proposed for us. However they wanted Obama to succeed at nothing. But me doth think that they have shot themselves in the foot. We will see come election day. I did not vote for Obama but I got tired of all the disrespect so this time he gets my 1 vote.
Holly – At the first meeting of Congress aftr he was elected, Obama told the GOP to "Go sit in the back seats"......."I won"
So please don't whine! Obama set the tone – then snivelled for 4 years that "they don't like me 'cause I'm black!" He set the scene for the blame game right from the start – pity only the less intelligent didn't see that!
I'd love to see slavery abolished once and for all, but if you look at what defines slavery, it exists here in America everyday. A person who actually is reliable, wants to get up and work to pay their bills, save for retirement, save for family is a slave to the others who don't do anything. Exclude ages of people who have retired or are about to retire. Look at the number of people claiming disablility that are not disabled, look at the government handouts and waste. The Working Class is the slave to the Poor in our country. Look at the amount of money going to SNAP now, look at the number of illegals abusing our healthcare, look at the cost to have inmates, just look at our education system in shambles thanks to the Unions running them, costs going up every year. Look at our new healthcare law, federal poverty is 11,400, so 400% is 45,800 a year. Wonder if you can write off that healthcare policy before paying tax on that money on the IRS. The healthcare legislation is nothing more than a series of taxes, and the proceeds go to people who don't work, because they will get the handout in the form of tax credits. The Rich are getting richer, and lawmakers are bending rules and writing legislation that impacts us all un-equally. I'm all for helping someone, but at what point do we come to a conclusion about the person and determine that enough is enough? There are several people around my area that have several college educations 2year, some 4 year, enjoying living off the system. They just get another stupid degree, and continue on at my expense. What is happening here in America is treason, just about every politician and lobbyist should be considered for treason.
Living in these economic times is modern-day slavery…
due to trickle down ...... into swiss bank accounts........
Joe – you can thank Clinton for that! And for supporting Chris Dodd and Barney Frank with their Economy-busting Freddie and Fannie!
First the "mexican mitt" on univision, bused in supporters, threw temper tantrums, fake tan, retaping opening introduction.....
Now, Mitt at Clinton's Global Intiative, if nobody noticed, Mitt had his people in the audience that instructed everyone to give Mitt a standing ovation when he came out and when he left....this guys is shameless....
I'm glad to finally see what Obama has been focusing on recently. It certainly hasn't been any of the pressing isues.
Glad you think slavery isn't a pressing issue. For which candidate are you having your chattel give their 3/5ths of a vote?
You know what else is "barbaric" and "evil" abortion. Especially when they are botch and a person is born alive and then tossed into a plastic bag filled with formaldehyde.
Your first sentence (or question?) is barbaric use of grammar.
Then I assume that the second part of my sentence you have no problem with. We are in an agreement then, that breaking a person apart limb by limb and then snapping their head off from the rest of their body IS "barbaric" and "evil". No?
Just wondering if you are a vegetarian? You do realize that animals are subjected to far worse treatment than aborted fetuses right? As all pro-life people who I know are rabid meat eaters, I'm often amazed by their double standards.
Are you suggesting that you are on the same level as a pig and you do not play a more important role in the world then a pig?
sad how dems degrade people in their own party then people in other parties or just people in general . hard to think i was once a dem. why dont any of these websites talk about both sides .why is iranian pres speaking on holiest day for jews. and why dont they mention all these attacks on romney by reid . if other side said these things it would be all over i hope everyone opens threir eyes and see how destructive you all are.
looks like you will fit in perfectly with the republicans!
obama talking about slavery, then his wife says she live in the whitehouse and slaves built it, and people who votes for him can't see that, the obama's are useing the race card again, this is how there going to win 4 more years.
The nagger slaves didn't built a damned thing, don't be fooled. They picked cotton for 16 hours a day, and cleaned up after us so our lives could be that much more enjoyable. That's it. Do you really think we'd allow them to attempt to build anything at all? Keep in mind, we attempted to show them how to properly wear pants when we first brought them to our country, and after 400 years, they still don't get it.
for a party with a leader who wants to bring us all together . i think that is never going to happen when you blame everything on others and bear no brunt. in four years i never heard any dem take responsibility for anything always someone's fault
I've never heard either party take responsibility. That's nothing new.
i would call 46 million people on food stamps slavery
That is very misguided. Slavery is when one person owns another person, whether legally or illegally. Nobody is forcing anybody to use food stamps or go to work every day. That person has the choice to not use the food stamp or to quit their job. A slave has no choice other than suicide.
Blacks are not human, they are animals.
I own a dog. Is it a slave? Of course not.
They weren't slaves....they were simply productive farm equipment, now defunct.
And, what do we do with defunct equipment? We send it back.
ill check into that you might be right
It's a terrible problem and tragic that even today there are so many slaves here in the US. The "human traffic awareness program" sounds like bureaucratic nonsense, a way for public officials to be "doing something" without doing anything.
yes i agree
i apologize for going off topic earlieer
and for misspelling earlier
The government of the USA is trying to further enslave me to their spending and deficits...my children and grandchildren will be true slaves the USA gov debt. B.O. if you want to fight slavery...start here in the USA. ...stop the growth of the big monster that is eating up all of our future...B.O. the biggest slave trader in the world.
I think you truly don't understand what slavery is. Something tells me you have had a relatively easy life compared to the people that Obama is speaking about. I bet you have never had to do anything while forced at gunpoint. I bet you haven't had to wonder if you would be fed after working a 16 hour day before. I bet you haven't been forcibly separated from your family. I bet you haven't had to work for years without being paid a cent for it. You clearly are an ignorant man who doesn't understand the gravity of real slavery, instead you try to bend it to a tool of your own political will whining and crying about how the big bad government spends to much and somehow has made you into a slave.
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How sad, my comment is the only one that has to do with the issue, and CNN is moderating only angry comments onto thier site!!!!
He should start with the US government, the biggest purchaser of chocolate made from cocoa beans grown with slave labor in the world. We passed a law against buying the beans, not the chocolate.
Wow, Mr. President! Way to take a stand on the controversial issues! So, speaking of human rights. When are you going to do something about the oppression of the LGBT community in this country? Oh, that's right. You claimed you support gay marriage. Tiny little golf clap for you. Nice pandering. Let us know when you are ready to lead. You have until November.
He also ended don't ask don't tell. In fact he has done more for gay rights than any other president in U.S. history. Sure it might not be everything you specifically want, but the world won't change overnight. Expecting him to just snap his fingers and suddenly every moment of oppression for the LBGT community is erased is foolish.
All countries but Obama's.........
He's pushing racism AND class warfare! ;)
How is he pushing for those things besides by not having the exact same opinions as yourself? I certainly don't see him supporting racism, and I haven't seen class warfare either. I've seen the wealthy upset that they are paying the lowest tax rate they have paid in 70 years. I see congress fail to pass benefits for our troops but constantly try to pass tax cuts. It certainly seems like the class warfare is coming from the right side of the room.
inbred / ignorance
That worthless nagger Staygone Martin looks just like he could be one of Onagger's son's, for one example.
I'm hoping the pandering will end soon. BHO has managed to talk about everything in the world except his record and what he going to do to make 16 trillion in debt go away and employ 25 million americans...
I would trust him verses a moron oops i mean mormon and his living disciples.
Very shortsighted aren't you? Typical right wing viewpoint denying responsibiity for causing the very issue by profiteering by sending all our jobs to mexico,China and anywhere else that has no labor laws or unions.
Slavery is abhorrent. But murder is worse. The USA uses drones indiscriminately to kill hundreds of innocent children and dare to call it collateral damage. You cannot be speak out against slavery with a blow horn in one hand while the other hand is pressing KILL buttons on drones that decimate entire villages.
The entire region, where drones roam, is living in a state of Orwellian terror. Big brother is watching and without a court of law, the USA is executing terrorists and any child that is inconveniently in the way. Disgusting!
I agree, murder is worse than slavery. So, shall we place these murdering naggers back into slavery? At least they would serve a noble purpose again, ours.
I'll be glad when we vote out Obummmer the knucklehead this fall.
Lookng in the mirror too much are we ?
The BIGGEST trafficking in human babies is having them to either get on welfare or to increase the monthly aid benefit – and that slavery/trafficking comes in ALL colors
If he is against slavery, why does he seek to enslave half of America, by putting them on welfare????
How can so many people be upset that the president of this great nation thinks we shouldn't allow slavery to exist in this world? How is this at all controversial? I don't care which party you are from you should SUPPORT this sentiment. Sometimes I feel like if a politician you didn't like legitimately cured cancer people would say "He's just taking away gods natural way of killing people, who does he think he is?" Sometimes there are ideas that are just good, and right, and true and not political. Ending all types of slavery is one of those ideas.
Thank you Wesley!!! The funny thing is I put up a while ago actually statistics hopiing that some of these people could go beyond hate and politics and look at humanity, yet even CNN moderator didn't allow my comments to post. And they were just simple facts with no hatred. Maybe they like having anger which gives them more hits, ultimately more ad revenue. Its not down to politics if anyone would like, it comes down to money...pure and simple
Sorry, not a priority.
Romney's and Fox News' response....Now, Obama is against slavery! American businessmen cannot get a break with this guy! Imagine the profits they could make, put people to work, if Obama wasn't trying to get slavery banned everywhere.
Obama, Obama, Obama finally off the campaign trail while Northern Africa neeeded more attention and left the Isreali Prime Minister like a bride at the alter while he did his campaigning in Las Vegas. He must be feeling a little ill coming back to work.
To Wesley, why did he wait so long? Approximately half the country truly don't trust him an his little red school house education. Now he does this, is this real or politicking? Once again government funding to support this where we do not have the funds to do so. A possible solution is the countries that deal in the slavery market we withdrawl part of all of their financial aid an other support. Request their ambassadors to leave our nation and we do likewise. I know people would say who knows what they would do if we stopped everything, well the government still has ways of getting information.
Sorry, I don't trust him.
Padrig only a Jew would make comments as this. Ask yourself are you a Jew or an American first ?
Well how about starting with the vast continent of Africa (yes, Africa!) where slavery abounds in 2012 according to several non-partisan world-wide human rights organizations. The Sob-Sisters in the US (Jesse, Al, et al) cry big tears over what happened in America 200 years back and never mention what happens today on their "olde sod." One can't alter history, but what about the here/now? Jesse/Al? (Sounds of crickets...) Questions?
Now he wants to end slavery!! His foreign policy is non-existent, the country is bankrupt, there are 14 million unemployed, AND HE IS TALKING ABOUT SLAVERY???? Is this man sane? Unfortunately, he is. He's just trying to create another talking point so there is yet one more subject taking up the news, and the economy is not mentioned. He has just about 50 more days to go. But, he's not getting my vote. And, I'm an independent who voted for him.
Now that we know Robme will not be president and continue this FAILED / Republican economic disaster they created , trickle where ?......... into swiss bank accounts, Just logic why should the rich pay say 14% in taxes................. while the rest of us pay 37% talk about government handouts. I see the economy coming back in full strength just knowing Robme will not be President.
WHAT COUNTRY ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT YOU MUST BE IN IRAN
When are you going to end JOBLESSNESS, Mr. Smoke & Mirrors?
Talk to the Repugs !
When people like Robme are eliminated from destroying American Businesses , instead of buying a business and putting capital into the business , Robme looks at the assets and treasures / pension funds loads the company with debts , pay themselves excessive salaries, transfers assets into offshore blind bank-accounts. Robmes business plan was copied from google- Victor Posner . " Rick Perry said it best " VULTURE " Robme has no values, integrity or compassion for that matter . If the U.S has a we high human unemployment it due to VULTURES / ROMNEY he could careless about human suffering as long as his Swiiss Bank Accounts are fill with hard working Americans Family Sweet and Tears . Robme could have all the money in the world and he still couldn't buy class / integrity. SHOW US YOUR TAXES ........
WE in the United States will need to 'tackle slavery' if the republicans are allowed to win the election. It is my firm belief that they want a scared, broke, needy workforce so that they can have complete control. Romney and cohorts would be an absolute DISASTER !!
Yet another SMOKE SCREEN to avoid addressing the debt bomb. I have yet to hear anything based on sound economic theory. It's all promises and antidotes.
If you are insinuating and waging a bet against the all mighty American dollar history has shown,you will be on the losing end. We as Americans have the ingenuity to address the debt as we are doing now . We have fallen into an economic mess due to these unreasonable tax cuts for the well to do. Why should a person step up to a counter to pay for medication etc. and they are informed that this person that makes less than $ 100,000.00 annually has has to pay 37% in taxes while the well to do who makes a million dollars a month only has to pay 14% or less in taxes for the same medication. talk about a welfare hand out. .
The almighty dollar will not be able to withstand policies that are escalating the debt and energy prices.
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Obama is the biggest perp for enslaving people – Of the 47% of our population that depend on the government in one way or another for their support quite a few of them don't want to, and want a good paying job.
If they had good paying jobs they would no longer be enslaved to depend on the government
Where's the jobs, where's the good paying jobs.
All Obama talks about is taking more money away from the wealthy and redistributing it to the rest of the population. That's not the way to build an economy. Apparently he hasn't taken Economics 101 in College.
It's the businesses in this country that makes a strong economy – not people who are enslaved to have to depend on the government because they can't get a good paying job.
When people like Robme are eliminated from destroying American Businesses , instead of buying a business and putting capital into the business , Robme looks at the assets and treasures / pension funds loads the company with debts , pay themselves excessive salaries, transfers assets into offshore blind bank-accounts. Robmes business plan was copied from google- Victor Posner . " Rick Perry said it best " VULTURE " Robme has no values, integrity or compassion for that matter . If the U.S has a we high human unemployment it due to VULTURES / ROMNEY he could careless about human suffering as long as his Swiiss Bank Accounts are fill with hard working Americans Family Sweet and Tears . Robme could have all the money in the world and he still couldn't buy class / integrity. Ask your elf what ever happened to trophy companies , U.S. Steel Pan American , TWA ............SHOW US YOUR TAXES ........
what obama has done for the blacks in America is enslave them..when he dropped the work for welfare program and etc.. problem is they are too dumb to know it, must be 95% of them will vote for him because he is black...although he is not a real African American...does not have an African American brain...he is an elitist raised out of this country..mostly indonesia.
Can't blame Onagger, or Bush, the naggers did it all to themselves.
They were foolish enough to believe that, because we have a half nagger pResidnet, that
the nagger way of life would carry on.
Wrong, this is not apefrica.
There is a large population of decent, good human beings that are arming up to attempt to fight the cancer
that is eating away at America today.
That cancer, is the n1gger.
It must be purged, or else the n1ggers will win. And we all know what happens when the n1geers win, everyone loses.
Even the n1ggers.
vote all repos out or you will get more crazies like have posted here Forward 2012
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Obama, enslaving Americans one tax and mandate at a time. Welcome to the newest form of "slavery".
Well, tackel slavery here in America first Mr. Obama...Let's start with an official apology for now!!!
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Chicago has 10 shootings per day! What has Obama done? NOTHING!!! Drug gangs get resupplied from the Mexican Cartels over open borders. The gangs kill kids in the Black neighborhoods. Who cares? Not Obama. Not Emanuel. Not Jesse Jackson. Democrat drug gangs support Democrat corruption and elections. Blacks are enslaved in Chicago by the Democrats and their drug gangs. Obama doesn't care!
I guess it wouldnt be a vintage Obama speech without hunting up something about the US to condemn in front of the world.
If anyone knows about enslaving people, it's Obama. He's managed to shackle Americans. What a disgrace!!!
This is just more anti-white male prejudice...
They will do NOTHING and I mean 'Bama and I mean 'Etch a Sketch...
They will do NOTHING to:
1. Stop illegals from flooding the country to destroy the wages an American can demand. It's only over or under the table they argue about.
2. Exporting jobs – often at a loss that tax money/debt money makes up.
3. Lowering and destroying labor/living standards while they put up tons of cameras.
4. Starving whole countries to death by manipulating markets.
But, whoa... If a WHITE MAN somehow still has money, and he decides to go on a "Fun Trip" overseas, or perhaps visit a "hose of ill repute" inside the USA... Well he's a CRIMINAL, a SLAVER...
Personally I vow to go on Jury duty and ACQUIT if they catch someone.
The problems not thePresident. It's the GOP. They will not pass the bill he wanted for us. They said they won't pass a any bill to make the president look good. To make him look bad they won't pass any bill to help us. Time to vote out the GOP. They are the problem
Many countries can stop slavery.
Let us, let America be the first, to stand at the forefront of history, and bring slavery back!
Give blacks some meaning, some purpose whatsoever once again!
They can actually be useful to all of humanity, given a proper task with proper discipline!
Smokescreeeeeen. I should wear a gas mask whenever I go to cnn.com from now on.
Bring slavery back.
It was the only time that naggers actually had any worth at all.
At least then, we could be more productive, while at the same time curbing this nagger crime that is plaguing all of our cities like a cancer.
Blacks have a use, but they must be supervised at all times, and harshly disciplined.
The only slaves in America should be blacks. After all, they are primarily designed for it.
Not the American people as a whole.
You can all see what happens when we let the monkeys out of their cages.
Let us please bring the cages back.
Peace and order, are far more important to an established democracy than the rights of a small fringe group of animal criminals.
Lest our streets become the next training grounds for these primates.
Thats the real issue. You can'tstand a black man as President. Hate to bust you bubble. He going to win again. So what you going to do racist.
How dare he say we are going to fight slavery when we do so much business with countries like communist China,India with their slave labor,child slave labor and trafficking,and all those other countries that pay substandard wages,refuse to adhere to EPA rules for our safety.Dont even get us started on Obama and his illegal alien debate and how they are being imported as slaves and union busters.
Where do you get your facts from. please tell me oh FOXNEWS
I read more than one news agency,how about you ?
This is a good example of why President Obama retains the respect of the American majority. This was a pertinent speech on an issue that should not even exist in 2012.....opposed to Romney's unintelligible and off-topic political gibberings. Once again, he looked like a fool.
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You all should be thinkin of the babies in tis thing and not the person trying to stop it for gods sake what kind of people have we become whocares whos doing it as long as it gets done.its about them not him.
We finally have a president whom we can trust, who is smart, who actually cares about the growth, safety and welfare of 100 percent of the citizens of this country and one who understands the incredible importance of maintaining world peace. No need for expensive, unjustified wars that kill innocent people! Obama gets it. Therefore, I plan to keep him four more years! News flash- no more fascist, elitist republican ideology plaguing our nation's image and making the world hate us. Clearly the " every man for himself and God for us all" crew had eight years in the White House and nearing brought this country to its knees. HAVE YOU FORGOTTEN???? RE ELECT BARACK OBAMA so that we keep moving forward.
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If USA is against modern slavery and really care about human rights; then this is the right time to take action on human trafficking, rape, torture and abuse of African immigrants by the Bedouins in SINAI. ( boarder between Israel and Egypt). Obama please act as you promises!
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