Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1251923 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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John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1021362 Nov 9, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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Why can't you understand that I just said anti-abortion legislation should not be part of the discussion until AFTER Republicans win back the Senate and the Presidency and keep the House?
What difference will it make then if a discussion is started?
Did you vote for Romney or not?
because after winning important issues should be addressed, not frivolous stuff that will be shot down in the courts...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1021363 Nov 9, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Pretty sure that's not going to happen. The liberals overplayed that hand and everyone's gotten tired of it.
Did you vote for Romney?
yes
Level 1

Since: Aug 13

Bozeman, MT

#1021364 Nov 9, 2013
OzRitz wrote:
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The ACA was modelled on Mitt Romney's health care act that which he signed into law in Massachusetts. Forget the dramatics, the web site is a small cog in the wheel. It's the principle of what it is designed to do. If you want to blame someone blame Mitt!
The principle (aka the lie) behind the ACA was to make available affordable health insurance coverage to EVERYONE.

That will NOT happen. What WILL happen is exactly what the socialist progressives wanted from the get go - government control of the health insurance industry.

That's why Obama needed to LIE, needed to DECEIVE the American people to pass his signature piece of socialist legislation.

Wonder what his plans are for the roughly 3 million Americans who work in the health insurance industry that will suddenly be unemployed? Does he even give a damn? Doubt it.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1021365 Nov 9, 2013
OzRitz wrote:
<quoted text>
Yeah we are as dumb as two house bricks 7 5/8 inch X 3 5/8 inch US or anywhere else that can't be bothered with BS 230mm × 110mm
Just like Healthcare with conservatives if its a simple idea that works then it can't be any good.
bricks are hardly a good example to demonstrate precision...

even those nominally 7.625 inches by 3.625 inches...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1021366 Nov 9, 2013
Lea wrote:
<quoted text>
Why don't we just blame someone who had nothing to do with designing the ACA website, or the ACA Healthcare law. Makes perfect sense...if your a moronic weasel.
ACA is OBAMACARE, got that junior?
Stop trying to pass the blame to someone else. You're not going to say it's Bush's fault are you?
OBAMA LIED to the American people NOT Mitt Romney.
Obama should receive all the credit for ObamaKKKare...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1021367 Nov 9, 2013
Lea wrote:
<quoted text>
Really, if this is all republican ideas then explain why NO REPUBLICANS VOTED FOR IT?
they were all racist pigs who opposed anything the black boy wanted...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1021368 Nov 9, 2013
Anonymous of Indy wrote:
<quoted text>it was the Conservative Think Tank Heritage Foundation's Idea called Assuring Affordable Health Care for All Americans which is what Romneycare and Obamacare were crafted from just click where it says Print PDF in the link below and then you can view Heritage Foundation's. PDF of it.
Assuring Affordable Health Care for All Americans
by Stuart M. Butler, Ph.D.
http://www.heritage.org/research/lecture/assu...
as if anybody associated with Washington has a clue about the real world...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1021369 Nov 9, 2013
Ray Donovan wrote:
<quoted text>
The principle (aka the lie) behind the ACA was to make available affordable health insurance coverage to EVERYONE.
That will NOT happen. What WILL happen is exactly what the socialist progressives wanted from the get go - government control of the health insurance industry.
That's why Obama needed to LIE, needed to DECEIVE the American people to pass his signature piece of socialist legislation.
Wonder what his plans are for the roughly 3 million Americans who work in the health insurance industry that will suddenly be unemployed? Does he even give a damn? Doubt it.
they will become government employees, along with all medical personnel....

Level 1

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#1021370 Nov 9, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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as if anybody associated with Washington has a clue about the real world...
That statement is so true.
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#1021371 Nov 10, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
If a Jewish conservative - of which they're aren't that many - could carry the message of less government and had solutions to get the economy back on track, I would.
Would you?
We both voted for Romney, didn't we? And he was a Mormon. Not exactly a Protestant or a Catholic.
Why is it only Republicans are asked about their religious affiliation anyway? Democrats are never asked.
I would hope conservative candidates just say it's a private matter and ask which Democratic candidates have publicly announced their religious affiliation - just for the record.
Democrats are never asked??? ROFLMAO

There's that chip on your shoulder talking again.
PDUPONT

Belchertown, MA

#1021372 Nov 10, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
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And the growing number on your side of the fence who think abortion on demand at any stage of pregnancy doesn't damage your party's politics?
Even killing born alive babies?
I'll take the fools on my side any day.
Actually Carol, we don't. We certainly don't condone killing babies born alive. I was as happy as anyone when Dr Gosnell was convicted. On our side we want to make abortion less of an option by providing contraception, comprehensive sex education and strengthening to social safety net which are all things that prevent unwanted pregnancies. If those like you had their way and simply banned abortions, there would be more Dr Gosnells out there and women would die. You're also a hypocrite Carol because once these children are born you don't really give a damn.
Grampy

South Windsor, CT

#1021375 Nov 10, 2013
Philippines: Typhoon Haiyan rescue and recovery efforts languishing. Obama says it's Bush's fault.
Bernard Forand

Lehigh Acres, FL

#1021377 Nov 10, 2013
Sandy Davis sure has her work cut out for her. Here amongst the ravages of another fiasco of leadership that has led the state into the quagmire of majestic delusions.
Supported by republicans ambitions to weaken education . Thus the constituents will not be able to fathom the myth from the lie. A simple Taliban/Christian tactic.
Bodily to go forth and proclaim the superiority of chauvinism to their women folk. Subjugating them to second or lower class citizens. Texan womenfolk, as Islamic womenfolk, have been given a challenge which the chauvinist knows that his womenfolk lack the education to comprehend their status.
Forced breeding is nothing new. It has been used thousands of times by dictators to furnish and embellish his herd. All with the sanctimonious rebel rousing messiah preachers blessings.
Such are the ways of the republican lone star terrorist.
Bernard Forand

Lehigh Acres, FL

#1021378 Nov 10, 2013
Ted Cruz and his Texas failure as his example of what he wants for you..

Significant Finical Inequality in our USA has progressed under republican austerity policies since the early 1970’s. Highest acceleration to finical inequality has been addressed to the USA within the civilized developed nations.
Here in the USA in 2009 Texas rank the highest for finical inequality as Main was the lowest in accelerating inequality.
2011 CBO report illuminates that the top 1% increased their incomes by 275% after taxes over a period of 1979 to 2007. Compare this to a 60% in the middle class with gains of less than 40% to their incomes.
2012 exposes the 1% as having the same gap discrepancy to the 99% as it had in the 1920’s. Exhibiting a 20% increase to the 1% as the 99% suffered at a mere 1% gain.
Robert J. Shiller won the noble prize for economics,{2013} states his findings indicate that this increasing finical inequality within the USA is “The most important problem that we are facing now today”.
Presently populace is far more educated and interconnected than in the 1920’s. An enlighten populace recognizes the patterns of austerity’s restrictions to finical distributions and limited consumers , demands failure of the economics of that institution.
1929 and 2008 let loose the finical institutions to ravage the lower 99%. Profits and further hording of the fuel from the middle class dynamos for wealth flow and consumption. Final outcome were the “Great Depression/Recession” in our nations history.
Observing Texas, with its extreme admiration for austerity polices, it becomes easily recognized their impending collapse. Reluctance and direct obstruction for the 1% to adhere to their laborer’s productivity distributions, in ratios that continues to fuel its middle class dynamos, will simply implode their debt upon themselves.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Income_inequalit...
Lea

United States

#1021379 Nov 10, 2013
Anonymous of Indy wrote:
<quoted text>it was the Conservative Think Tank Heritage Foundation's Idea called Assuring Affordable Health Care for All Americans which is what Romneycare and Obamacare were crafted from just click where it says Print PDF in the link below and then you can view Heritage Foundation's. PDF of it.
Assuring Affordable Health Care for All Americans
by Stuart M. Butler, Ph.D.
http://www.heritage.org/research/lecture/assu...
Thanks for the info but again not one republican voted for this law and ACA has been altered, delayed and tweaked by Obama so many times who in the heck really knows what was passed as law is the same law or a mutant, since no one in Congress read the law.
Lea

United States

#1021380 Nov 10, 2013
Bernard Forand wrote:
Ted Cruz and his Texas failure as his example of what he wants for you..
Significant Finical Inequality in our USA has progressed under republican austerity policies since the early 1970’s. Highest acceleration to finical inequality has been addressed to the USA within the civilized developed nations.
Here in the USA in 2009 Texas rank the highest for finical inequality as Main was the lowest in accelerating inequality.
2011 CBO report illuminates that the top 1% increased their incomes by 275% after taxes over a period of 1979 to 2007. Compare this to a 60% in the middle class with gains of less than 40% to their incomes.
2012 exposes the 1% as having the same gap discrepancy to the 99% as it had in the 1920’s. Exhibiting a 20% increase to the 1% as the 99% suffered at a mere 1% gain.
Robert J. Shiller won the noble prize for economics,{2013} states his findings indicate that this increasing finical inequality within the USA is “The most important problem that we are facing now today”.
Presently populace is far more educated and interconnected than in the 1920’s. An enlighten populace recognizes the patterns of austerity’s restrictions to finical distributions and limited consumers , demands failure of the economics of that institution.
1929 and 2008 let loose the finical institutions to ravage the lower 99%. Profits and further hording of the fuel from the middle class dynamos for wealth flow and consumption. Final outcome were the “Great Depression/Recession” in our nations history.
Observing Texas, with its extreme admiration for austerity polices, it becomes easily recognized their impending collapse. Reluctance and direct obstruction for the 1% to adhere to their laborer’s productivity distributions, in ratios that continues to fuel its middle class dynamos, will simply implode their debt upon themselves.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Income_inequalit...
Significant 'finial' inequality?

LMAO

__________

The real story:

Bad policies get bad results, and we have had bad policies and failure to understand the economy since 2009. 5 years and our statistics are startling bad. Why?

Every demographic statistic has suffered marked decrease in viability, with Blacks, elderly and the young getting hit the hardest in the jobs market. Poverty has sky rocketed under the policies of this administration. Women have less participation in the workforce in 35 years not the kind of records anyone can be proud of...

Only one group escaped and actually thrived to new records of gains. Do you know which group are making a 'killing'?

THE WEALTHY 1%.

With the 85 billion dollars put into Wall Street each and every month the wealthy are benefiting from the artificial market that this administration policies have put in place. The truly wealthy 1% have prospered in the last 5 years.

So which policies and which party is truly the party of rich?

Level 1

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#1021381 Nov 10, 2013
Lea wrote:
<quoted text>
Thanks for the info but again not one republican voted for this law and ACA has been altered, delayed and tweaked by Obama so many times who in the heck really knows what was passed as law is the same law or a mutant, since no one in Congress read the law.
Very true but like Nancy Pelosi said ""We Have to Pass the Bill So That You Can Find Out What Is In It" which that there should have told alot of people something especially about that faction of Democrats that Nancy Pelosi aligns herself with.

Pelosi: "We Have to Pass the Bill So That You Can Find Out What Is In It"

Lea

United States

#1021382 Nov 10, 2013
Anonymous of Indy wrote:
<quoted text>Very true but like Nancy Pelosi said ""We Have to Pass the Bill So That You Can Find Out What Is In It" which that there should have told alot of people something especially about that faction of Democrats that Nancy Pelosi aligns herself with.
Pelosi: "We Have to Pass the Bill So That You Can Find Out What Is In It"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =hV-05TLiiLUXX
I'm a woman and I support promotion of capable women. Why is it that Nancy Pelosi (and Nancy Pelosi types)somehow float to the top where they actually have a platform, a microphone and media, so their idiocy is broadcast globally?

It's embarrassing!
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#1021383 Nov 10, 2013
Former '60 Minutes' Producer: Discredited Benghazi Story Was Done To Appeal To Conservatives

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/former-...

if you're dealing with the FOX crowd then a discredited Benghazi story is just perfect.
IN OBAMA WE TRUST

Lillington, NC

#1021384 Nov 10, 2013
Gun control legislation is dead; immigration reform is on life support; and reaching a fiscal deal with Republicans appears to be a long shot.

To make matters worse, what was supposed to be his signature first-term achievement — ObamaCare — is suffering from a disastrous rollout.

But there’s one thing that’s going right for Obama: Executive action on climate change is moving full-speed ahead at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

“He may be able to do more through climate change [rules] because the EPA has the authority,” Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) told The Hill on Thursday.

The most far-reaching piece of Obama’s climate plan is carbon emission standards for the nation’s fleet of existing power plants, by far the largest single source of industrial carbon emissions. The EPA is also writing standards for new plants.

“I think climate change, immigration reform are both sort of legacy issues,” Blumenthal said.“The measure of his presidency will be whether he has left changes in law and regulation, but also a heightened awareness, which I think he has been doing.”

Princeton University professor Julian Zelizer said the push on climate change through executive action could shape Obama’s legacy — but only to a point.

“There are limits to what it will mean to his presidency,” said Zelizer, who teaches history and public affairs.

One problem facing Obama is that some of the new EPA regulations might not be settled by the time he leaves office.
Now it is time for Obama to runs some more jobs overseas!
“[Administrative actions] don’t have the same kind of impact in defining a president as big legislative accomplishments and they are more susceptible to being overturned,” Zelizer said.“The next president can change them. That’s always the problem.”

The president in June told the EPA to release draft federal emissions rules for existing power plants in June 2014 and complete them a year later. Then states would have until mid-2016 to submit plans to the EPA to implement the mandate.

Obama and his Sheep want to regulate the hell out of business so they will export jobs overseas!
We can get the Middle Class people on welfare so we
Dem can buy more votes with taxpayers money!

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