Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1402952 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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“fairtax.org”

Level 8

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#897204 May 3, 2013
Homer 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>You live in VA, everyone know that. You were born in WV(an Unconstitutional state btw), you were an average student, shy but became more aggressive in your latter school years, some would say a bully. You spent your weekends with family on camping/fishing trips, you got your first gun at 6 and shot your first deer at 12, you were a bit squeasmish whne your father had you gut it. You were married at an early age to your high school sweetheart and subesequently dumoped by her after 10 long years and raising 2 beautiful daughters of which you now share joint custody. You always had a penchant for science as long as it didn't disagree with your rightwing slanted political views. You had a mild flirtation with voting for Perot but eventually settled on Dole. You frequent Jerry's Bar and Grille, love the outdooors and your John Deere Tractor which you use to mow your lawn as often as you can. Parents names are Howard and Estelle. You also have an estranged brother named George.
Not even close.

Level 4

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#897205 May 3, 2013
rev wright wrote:
<quoted text>
So you're defending murders?
War criminals?
Have you no shame!
Oh hush. Or I'll waterboard YOU.

Level 1

Since: May 11

Waynesboro, PA

#897206 May 3, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> It wasn't a graph moran!!! What part of flat don't you understand? The numbers remained basically flat till Nov. 2008 then dropped like a rock. MORAN!!! You are trying to compare a .5% satistical change over twenty years to a 3% change in five. You are a libtard moran!!!
Did the GD graph peak in the late 90's or not.

You are lying when you claim you never saw a graph.

A ,5% change would be about .3 percentage points which contradicts the numbers you just posted.

Level 4

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#897207 May 3, 2013
rev wright wrote:
<quoted text>
You certainly aren't living the right wing dream.
We welcome minorities with open arms. They just fell for the big lie perpetrated by your side and apparently feel more comfortable being dependent on a different plantation.

They are educating themselves though. The clear thinking ones have already gotten it and are passing it on.

Over 30 black republicans ran for office in 2012 - unprecedented. Must mean someone is getting the message. But that just kills you, doesn't it? Anyone who thinks for themselves, I mean.

Level 4

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#897208 May 3, 2013
rev wright wrote:
<quoted text>
You've been embarrassing yourself with this crap for years.
It's still funny though.
So who's the racist now? I post the National Black Republicans Association website - of which their numbers are continually growing - and you call it - and I assume them - crap?

“fairtax.org”

Level 8

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#897209 May 3, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
"Tacocopter Aims To Deliver Tacos Using Unmanned Drone Helicopters"
Cool!

Level 1

Since: Apr 09

Elmont, Long Island NY

#897210 May 3, 2013
Subversive Barry wrote:
<quoted text>
You know Obamacare will work cause the Post Office and Social Security isnt having any problems.
just some prespective on the Post Office, it would be doing fine if congress would just butt out of how it's run.

the Post Office gets no money from Congress, yet they are constantly dictating how it should be run.

Like any business, the Post office wanted to stop house delivery to rural areas that are sparsely populated. It costs to much for very little return. They wanted to make those country folks come to town to get their mail.
a good business decision, which congress prevented. so instead, you have urban areas subsidizing rural area
SOCIALISM SOCIALISM SOCIALISM

The Post Office also wanted to stop Saturday delivery. again a very costly process, with overtime. Most people and businesses (except retail) work 5 day weeks

but no Congress stepped in.

and you want to know which party is chiefly responsible??

Level 4

Since: Apr 13

Orlando, FL

#897212 May 3, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
He said he was not an academic star in high school. Spent too much time plying basketball & having a good time.
If you actually read hos book, you would learn that he buckled down at Occidental. There he earned the grades to transfer to Columbia where e earned the credentials to get into Harvard Law.
It was after Columbia that Obama looked for a job of community organizer. Not just any job.
After Law School he had plenty of offers from big name law firms but went with a civil rights oriented firm instead.
I realize that the idea of helping people is way beyond the thinking of you right whiners depite your claims to be Christian.
Well, good for him. Who opened those doors for him is the question. Either the taxpayers in this evil capitalistic society or someone with a lot of money who had an agenda for him.

You know he won the Senate in Illinois twice unopposed, right? The first time because he went about disqualifying his opponent's petition signatures, and the second time because his opponent's "divorce scandal" somehow ended up being splattered all over the newspapers. He didn't even win unopposed by a big majority.

Same thing happened when he ran for the US Senate. His opponent suddenly ended up in a "scandal" and had to drop out.

Don't you find that a little bit odd? Because I sure do.

Level 2

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#897213 May 3, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
i realize you're a designated FOXbot fake history propagandist and that we should 'listen' to what you have to 'say' without 'question', but a poll won't change the fact that G.W. really sucked.
"sonic"
I have to agree, George Bush, was not a very good president. But you know what? He, George Bush, was far superior to the loser currently in office, president nobama;
- A greater percentage of American's had a job when he was president
- Far more American's paid Federal Income Tax when he was president
- Far fewer American's were on food stamps when he was president
- Average household income was higher when he was president
- Home values were higher when he was in office
- We did not have to face the disaster, nobamakare, that wonderful socialist plan that will insure the lazy by taxing the doers and providers
Peace
KMA

“I've visited all 57 states!”

Since: Mar 12

Jivetown

#897214 May 3, 2013
Karma is a_______ wrote:
<quoted text>
just some prespective on the Post Office, it would be doing fine if congress would just butt out of how it's run.
the Post Office gets no money from Congress, yet they are constantly dictating how it should be run.
Like any business, the Post office wanted to stop house delivery to rural areas that are sparsely populated. It costs to much for very little return. They wanted to make those country folks come to town to get their mail.
a good business decision, which congress prevented. so instead, you have urban areas subsidizing rural area
SOCIALISM SOCIALISM SOCIALISM
The Post Office also wanted to stop Saturday delivery. again a very costly process, with overtime. Most people and businesses (except retail) work 5 day weeks
but no Congress stepped in.
and you want to know which party is chiefly responsible??
Thanks for making my point!

"just some prespective (correction - "perspective") on the Post Office, it would be doing fine if congress would just butt out of how it's run."

Who the heck else do you think runs government agencies besides other government entities?

You Democrats are so clueless, it's embarrassing to say we live in the same country.

“fairtax.org”

Level 8

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#897215 May 3, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Did the GD graph peak in the late 90's or not.
You are lying when you claim you never saw a graph.
A ,5% change would be about .3 percentage points which contradicts the numbers you just posted.
God you're dumber than a brick and just as thick! For the last time there was no graph!!!

“I've visited all 57 states!”

Since: Mar 12

Jivetown

#897216 May 3, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Did the GD graph peak in the late 90's or not.
You are lying when you claim you never saw a graph.
A ,5% change would be about .3 percentage points which contradicts the numbers you just posted.
You can read a graph?

Level 2

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#897217 May 3, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
as transparent as coral posting more truncated/edited FOXbot BS?
no one can be that transparent.
"sonic"
Typical of losers like you. A painful subject comes up and you change the subject. The subject was president nobama's cowardly behavior. The fact he said he would have the most transparent administration ever. Fox News was not the topic. Do you always run when you are proved to be a phoney?
Peace
KMA

“fairtax.org”

Level 8

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#897218 May 3, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Did the GD graph peak in the late 90's or not.
You are lying when you claim you never saw a graph.
A ,5% change would be about .3 percentage points which contradicts the numbers you just posted.
Ok one more time. January 1990 66.9 November 2008 65.9 It went as high as 67.2 and as low as 65.7. The high was both before and after the low. Get it? Flat! December 2008 65.8, going down! It never went back above 65.8 April 2013 63.3, straight down!!! A steady drop.
Diane Sawyer

Pompano Beach, FL

#897219 May 3, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
You're hilarious!
http://beachbumsrealty.com/2012/04/dog-video-...
You're inebriated!
Diane Sawyer

Pompano Beach, FL

#897220 May 3, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Jimmy Carter, a true statesman and huminatarian, warmly welcomed around the world.
George Bush: war criminal with warrants out for his arrest has to hide in Texas for life.
Wait until President Obama's second term is up! He'll make millions on the speaking circuit, like Bill Clinton.
Jimma Carter? The one-term worst president voted out of office? You're hilarious!

“wake up”

Level 1

Since: Jan 10

utica ny

#897221 May 3, 2013
Give dave some credit, he's good at being stupid...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#897222 May 3, 2013
Homer 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>Good morning. I may yet retire on schedule no thanks to Bush and thanks to Obama! My 401K is smoking right now after the Bush debacle.
Cash out before Obama grabs the money "for your protection" to protect Social Security.

Think it can't happen?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#897223 May 3, 2013
Homer 2016 wrote:
<quoted text>The eventual outcome to this is no more cashiers. Sheesh, is there anything good at all about Walmart? I expect next they'll have robots to stock the shelves.
I'm begging now, please stop shopping theere for the good of mankind. You must have some shred of human decency buried somewhere deep within your dying hulking shell.
Walmart provides jobs for low-skills employees and low prices for the poor.

Actually, low prices for everybody.

“Come Home America!”

Level 1

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#897224 May 3, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou, "As George W. Bush re-enters the public eye for the dedication of his presidential library, his job rating is the highest it's been since 2005,..." Most likely because Americans are a forgiving people ,especially when they know that a politician who behaved like an elephant's ass in office never, ever will run for public office again. Americans won't have to bear Bush W's fanatical extremism ever again.(If Obama can just let Bush/Cheney slink off to some deep dark hiding place in Texas then that's good enough for the rest of us. There is a bigger face of the GOP to hate than George W Bush now. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php...

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