Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1406609 comments on the Hampton Roads Daily Press story from Nov 5, 2008, titled Barack Obama, our next President. In it, Hampton Roads Daily Press reports that:

"The road ahead will be long. Our climb will be steep," Obama cautioned. Young and charismatic but with little experience on the national level, Obama smashed through racial barriers and easily defeated ...

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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#835747 Jan 9, 2013
Obama Thug Bum voters wrote:
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Yes,FOX is #1 in ratings!It isn't enough to beat the entire Liberal media and you uninformed voters!50 million Obama lover voters on welfare,many more on other Givemint dole programs!
You can't make it in life without being coddled by the Democrats and the Muslim Obama.He would rather fund the Muslim Brotherhood than you loser Blacks!
BOYCOTT ALL MINORITY BUSINESS unless they are conservatives!Do not tip Blacks unless you know they understand!Do not hire any Black people unless they are conservatives!This message will work!
Adding insult to injury, two of Hannity’s rivals on MSNBC, Ed Schultz and Rachel Maddow, held onto huge chunks of their audiences, while at CNN, far less politically polarizing host Anderson Cooper lost almost none of his viewers postelection.

It got even worse for Hannity in the “money demo” of viewers 25-54, who are prized by advertisers.

With this group, Hannity held onto less than half his preelection audience. O’Reilly, on the other hand, kept almost 70%.

And through the early part of December, Maddow actually beat Hannity in the coveted group — a shocking turn, because until the election, Hannity was unassailable by any of his rivals, at least in terms of ratings.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/tv-m...

BOYCOTT ALL GAY BUSINESS unless they are conservatives!Do not tip Gays unless you know they understand!Do not hire any Gay people unless they are conservatives!This message will work!

i think there's more gay conservatives than there are black ones. might be a more suitable demographic to go after. play to your strength and all that.
Realtime

Cape Canaveral, FL

#835748 Jan 9, 2013
Waxman wrote:
<quoted text>
You live under a rock, so you wouldn't know unless it was on one of your leftwing progoganda channels like MSNBC or your leftwing radio Democrat NAZI propoganda channel. Earth to Libtard!
"UPDATE: Suddenly, Lots Of Influential People Are Talking About The Trillion Dollar Coin Idea To Save The Economy"
Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/suddenly-lots-...
You are a liar and an ignorant idiot.
We should mint 17 of them and eliminate all the debt, do you think China would go for it?

If one is minted it should have Boehners mugshot on it.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#835749 Jan 9, 2013
A pair of polls out this week shows the dire state the Republican Party finds itself in — and a way out of the wilderness, should Republicans choose to take it.

Poll No. 1: Rasmussen Reports found that views of the tea party — the wing of Republicanism that dominates party primaries and therefore the congressional Republican caucuses — at a new low. Only 8 percent of likely voters considered themselves tea-party members, down from 24 percent in 2010. According to Rasmussen (which tends to have a pro-Republican bias), unfavorable views of the movement topped favorable views, 49 percent to 30 percent.

Poll No. 2: Fairleigh Dickinson University found that 73 percent of New Jersey voters approved of the job their Republican governor, Chris Christie, is doing — near his all-time high. Even 62 percent of Democrats approve of Christie, as well as 69 percent of racial minorities and 70 percent of women. The top would-be challenger to Christie in November’s gubernatorial election is trailing him by 33 percentage points.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/dana-m...

Christie is killing it. see what happens when people don't watch FOX?!
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#835750 Jan 9, 2013
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
The most recent estimated guess is that the universe contains 100 to 200 billion galaxies.
And to think some humans believe they have all the answers wrapped up in nice and tidy scientific theories...and no thinking outside the box is allowed.
How foolish we have become with our self-righteous intellect and five measely senses to understand such mysteries.
Especially with the possible existance(s) of "black holes"!!!!

"Dimensions are cool".:-)
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#835751 Jan 9, 2013
Waxman wrote:
<quoted text>
You live under a rock, so you wouldn't know unless it was on one of your leftwing progoganda channels like MSNBC or your leftwing radio Democrat NAZI propoganda channel. Earth to Libtard!
"UPDATE: Suddenly, Lots Of Influential People Are Talking About The Trillion Dollar Coin Idea To Save The Economy"
Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/suddenly-lots-...
You are a liar and an ignorant idiot.
Code named the "bankrupt buck" ?
:-)
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#835752 Jan 9, 2013
Obama Thug Bum voters wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes,FOX is #1 in ratings!It isn't enough to beat the entire Liberal media and you uninformed voters!50 million Obama lover voters on welfare,many more on other Givemint dole programs!
You can't make it in life without being coddled by the Democrats and the Muslim Obama.He would rather fund the Muslim Brotherhood than you loser Blacks!
BOYCOTT ALL MINORITY BUSINESS unless they are conservatives!Do not tip Blacks unless you know they understand!Do not hire any Black people unless they are conservatives!This message will work!
CAIRO, Sept. 27 (UPI)-- Osama bin Laden was blinded in his right eye and a member of the Muslim Brotherhood as a youth, al-Qaida's new leader said in an Internet video.

Ayman as-Zawahiri, the terror group's leader after bin Laden was killed by Navy SEALs in a raid in Pakistan in 2010, confirmed bin Laden was a member of the Muslim Brotherhood as a youth in his native Saudi Arabia. He was expelled for insisting members perform jihad against the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s,

United Press International. "Bin Laden was once in Muslim Brotherhood." 9/27/2012. UPI Web. 1/9/2013
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#835753 Jan 9, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
A pair of polls out this week shows the dire state the Republican Party finds itself in — and a way out of the wilderness, should Republicans choose to take it.
Poll No. 1: Rasmussen Reports found that views of the tea party — the wing of Republicanism that dominates party primaries and therefore the congressional Republican caucuses — at a new low. Only 8 percent of likely voters considered themselves tea-party members, down from 24 percent in 2010. According to Rasmussen (which tends to have a pro-Republican bias), unfavorable views of the movement topped favorable views, 49 percent to 30 percent.
Poll No. 2: Fairleigh Dickinson University found that 73 percent of New Jersey voters approved of the job their Republican governor, Chris Christie, is doing — near his all-time high. Even 62 percent of Democrats approve of Christie, as well as 69 percent of racial minorities and 70 percent of women. The top would-be challenger to Christie in November’s gubernatorial election is trailing him by 33 percentage points.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/dana-m...
Christie is killing it. see what happens when people don't watch FOX?!
I-T-E-G-R-I-T-Y and E-T-H-I-C-s, For the People, By the People and Of the People, again!

Christie for POTUS 2016!

Level 1

Since: May 11

Waynesboro, PA

#835754 Jan 9, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Nobody gives a sh*t about your carbon footprint.
Normal people earn a living, pay their bills, don't depend on the government, and don't try to tell others how to lead their lives.
Not so for dumbass Dave.
Nobody gives a sh*t what you think.
Evidently you care because you responded.

Actually intelligent people who understand the danger posed by man made global warming care about everyone's carbon footprint.

Dumbasses like you, likely not.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#835755 Jan 9, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>We should mint 17 of them and eliminate all the debt, do you think China would go for it?
If one is minted it should have Boehners mugshot on it.
Visual scenerio-heads of state exchanging A propagrandious minted coin.
lol.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#835756 Jan 9, 2013
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
<quoted text>
I-T-E-G-R-I-T-Y and E-T-H-I-C-s, For the People, By the People and Of the People, again!
Christie for POTUS 2016!
(see what happens when people don't watch FOX?!)
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#835757 Jan 9, 2013
RealDave wrote:
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Evidently you care because you responded.
Actually intelligent people who understand the danger posed by man made global warming care about everyone's carbon footprint.
Dumbasses like you, likely not.
Nothing wrong with limiting flurocarbons and emmissions type stuff. What's wrong, is when the grubbermint would rather WASTE massive amounts of tax dollars on pie in the sky schemes, rather than appropriate a helping realm in aiding that which has long been proven to work, become even more improved.

Kind of like trying to invent a heat proof cap for volcanoes, if it can't erupt up, it'll erupt out, or down (like the current economy :-)....) so why waste the time and already denigrated resources in doing so.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#835758 Jan 9, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
(see what happens when people don't watch FOX?!)
They make typos?
lol
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#835759 Jan 9, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
(see what happens when people don't watch FOX?!)
Today's meditational affirmative thought:

Books are good. Books are gooduh because, peoples can ru-ead them in peace and quiet, and in privacy!)- with no yellow bellied, gutter-snipe, ignorant type, archaic, crook and hooked, stinky brown noses stuck up their butt-uhs!

Meditational thought of the day lol.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#835760 Jan 9, 2013
Reuters)- A 79-year-old Florida woman pleaded guilty on Tuesday to criminal charges of tax evasion through accounts at Swiss bank UBS AG, one of the largest such prosecutions in years.

Mary Estelle Curran pleaded guilty in United States District Court in West Palm Beach, Florida, to two charges of filing false tax returns that failed to report her UBS accounts from 2001 to 2007, court papers show.

Curran's UBS accounts used foundations in Liechtenstein and Panama, two tax havens, to conceal money, the Justice Department said in a statement. She faces six years in prison.

At their peak, in 2007, the accounts held more than $42 million, making the case among the largest of its kind.

Curran's accounts evaded U.S. taxes of $667,700, court papers show. Under onerous U.S. penalties for failing to report the accounts, Curran agreed to pay a civil penalty of more than $26.6 million, representing 50 percent of the high balance in the accounts. In addition, she owes back taxes of more than $667,700, plus penalties and interest, court papers show.

http://news.yahoo.com/former-ubs-client-flori...
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#835761 Jan 9, 2013
Alex Jones on Gun Control
With Supporters Like Jones ...

I grew up with guns, support the 2nd Amendment, and can’t stand Piers Morgan. But I watched the entire video of Morgan’s interview with Alex Jones and I couldn’t help but cringe throughout. Jones comes off as a complete lunatic. Whatever points he tried to make were far overshadowed by his bizarre behavior. As Piers Morgan commented to Politico,“He was the best advertisement for gun control you could wish for.” Frankly, it is scary to think that someone who is as obviously unstable as Alex Jones is armed to the hilt.

First the NRA’s weird press conference and now this guy? Conservatives need to find better spokesmen on this and other issues.

Here is how the Christian Science Monitor put it:

But if anything, the White House should be happy that Jones is getting so much publicity for his attacks on Morgan’s pro-gun control stance. That’s our second point. The National Rifle Association might be furious: Jones is so outrageous and vituperative that the gun lobby must believe he’s counterproductive.

Sometimes how it’s said matters more than what is said.

http://www.redstate.com/mtmnd/2013/01/08/36/
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#835763 Jan 9, 2013
America's White Male Problem



Our country is lurching from manufactured crisis to crisis and it isn't about politics; it's about pathology.

January 4, 2013 |




The American political process is being hijacked by a reckless, whining dangerous gang of psychologically damaged white men who are far-right ideologues. I used to be one of them. It's time to tell the truth about our white male problem.

Not everyone who disagrees with the president is a racist. Not even most people who do are. But the continuous attempt by the white far-right in Congress to shut down the government rather than work with our black president has a lot to do with racism. And lurching from manufactured crisis to crisis isn't about politics; it's about pathology. It doesn't make sense politically to take the blame for risking America's future -- and the Republicans know they will take the blame -- so how can we conclude other than something else is going on here?
I’m not talking about the white young male mass murderers we’re afflicted with carrying assault rifles courtesy of the NRA. I’m talking about the white far-right males who hijacked the 112th Congress and are set to destroy the 113th. They have metaphorically done to our country what the killer in Newtown literally did to 20 children, and for the same apparent reason: alienation from the mainstream and retreat to a paranoid delusional fantasy land of -- literal -- mental impairment.

This has less to do with politics and more to do with the fear and mental illness that grips a willfully ignorant minority of white males.

http://www.alternet.org/americas-white-male-p...
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#835764 Jan 9, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Alex Jones on Gun Control
With Supporters Like Jones ...
I grew up with guns, support the 2nd Amendment, and can’t stand Piers Morgan. But I watched the entire video of Morgan’s interview with Alex Jones and I couldn’t help but cringe throughout. Jones comes off as a complete lunatic. Whatever points he tried to make were far overshadowed by his bizarre behavior. As Piers Morgan commented to Politico,“He was the best advertisement for gun control you could wish for.” Frankly, it is scary to think that someone who is as obviously unstable as Alex Jones is armed to the hilt.
First the NRA’s weird press conference and now this guy? Conservatives need to find better spokesmen on this and other issues.
Here is how the Christian Science Monitor put it:
But if anything, the White House should be happy that Jones is getting so much publicity for his attacks on Morgan’s pro-gun control stance. That’s our second point. The National Rifle Association might be furious: Jones is so outrageous and vituperative that the gun lobby must believe he’s counterproductive.
Sometimes how it’s said matters more than what is said.
http://www.redstate.com/mtmnd/2013/01/08/36/
Fantastic!
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#835765 Jan 9, 2013
lol

Republicans must block Kerry and Hagel

Moreover, as the FPI points out, if Republicans, after forcing Susan Rice to withdraw her name from consideration, swoon over Kerry and Hagel and vote to confirm them, it will only lead ordinary Americans to think that Republicans are an anti-woman, anti-black party which opposed a black woman only to vote for two stridently liberal white men.

And Rice’s mistaken comments were a tiny infraction compared to the mistakes and extremely liberal views of Chuck Hagel and John Kerry.

http://www.conservativedailynews.com/2012/12/...

too good.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#835766 Jan 9, 2013
The anxiety of losing white long-held power at the expense of minority and marginalized constituencies like women and gays has metastasized into outright hatred of everything and anything President Obama would suggest. Racism has combined with fear.

The fear is of a world in which white (mostly) evangelical Republicans lose power... forever. The country has moved on, but the safe Republican gerrymandered districts have not. These folks are literally living in a fool's paradise whose time has come and gone.

The white Republican hijackers of our Congress talk about smaller federal government and out-of-control federal spending, states’ rights and the Defense of Marriage Act. These are the defenders of 30-round magazines and personal arsenals, Kevlar-piercing cop-killing bullets, access to unlimited numbers of semiautomatic weapons and lethal handguns carried in public -- all in the name of the Second Amendment.

http://www.alternet.org/americas-white-male-p...
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#835767 Jan 9, 2013
The lies about our federal government -- that somehow they are in league with the United Nations, to the point where we can't even sign an international declaration on the rights of the handicapped!– have nothing to do with the stated objectives. This is like a family argument where an uncle shows up at the dinner table and argues with everyone not because he actually disagrees but because he's feeling alienated from the family.

Simple palpable hatred drives these people to willful ignorance. The white males insisting on carrying guns (in a country where violent crime is way down!) are scared, not of muggers, but of the fact that their imaginary reality is coming unstuck.
They're too smart to believe that Fox News spin on reality is reality. Most of these folks are too smart to believe in their evangelical theology either. I'll bet at heart many are atheists or at least doubters, well aware of the hypocrisies and inanities of evangelical Christianity. But they put on an act of upholding what they believe are the traditional standards we need to live by, which really boils down to little more than white resentment.

http://www.alternet.org/americas-white-male-p...

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