Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1643525 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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“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#917103 Jun 2, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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I have to admit, I don't understand this "judge". His ruling that attorneys will not be allowed to mention Trayvon Martin’s drug use, suspension from school and past fighting during opening statements at the trial seems one sided. It is my hope that Zimmerman's attorney's will be able to show the "relevance" of Trayvon's past during the trial which will allow them to disclose his past. If not, I believe that should Zimmerman be found guilty, the justification for the verdict will be forever questioned or we will see an appeal based on the judge's ruling.
Of course, I disagree with your racist comment about the black jurors. They are just as capable of setting their predjudices aside as are whites. Using your logic, if the majority on the jury is white then Zimmerman is a free man. That's a sad commentary on where you believe America stands today.
The Judge most likely disallowed the defendant's lawyers's request to delve into Tryvon Martin's "past' because it was improper foundation. Trayvon Martin is not on trial here for murder in the first degree,George Zimmerman is ; Trayvon is the victim and he wasn't charged with any crime here of fighting, drug abuse, school suspensions, etc.

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TSM

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#917104 Jun 2, 2013
Liberals… even the Obama’s administration telling us Obamacare is a Disaster, Sebelius' private fundraising efforts to augment finances for Obamacare, In California Obamacare To Increase Individual Health Insurance Premiums By 64-146%, HHS Rations Enrollment in Pre-Existing Condition Plan and we find out Wealth of most Americans down 55%!! This is one of those ‘We Told You So Moments!!

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sonicfilter

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#917105 Jun 2, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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It's been well-documented he knew it was a terrorist attack the same night of the attack.
The jig is up.
Turn off cartoons and pay attention.
well documented....

“No acts of terror will ever shake the resolve of this great nation, alter that character, or eclipse the light of the values that we stand for.”

Obama, Rose Garden, Sept. 12

“We want to send a message all around the world — anybody who would do us harm: No act of terror will dim the light of the values that we proudly shine on the rest of the world, and no act of violence will shake the resolve of the United States of America.”

— Obama, campaign event in Las Vegas, Sept. 13

“I want people around the world to hear me: To all those who would do us harm, no act of terror will go unpunished. It will not dim the light of the values that we proudly present to the rest of the world. No act of violence shakes the resolve of the United States of America.”

— Obama, campaign event in Golden, Colo., Sept. 13

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“Come Home America!”

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Claymont, Delaware 19809

#917106 Jun 2, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
So where'd Malcolm from Houston, Texas, go?
Pops in, throws a few grenades and runs?
Typical.
Malcolm is hiding under your skirt or maybe not. Why do you concern yourself with what everyone else is doing;snoop? Respect Malcolm's privacy and don't be going tale-telling.

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Realtime

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#917107 Jun 2, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
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I have to admit, I don't understand this "judge". His ruling that attorneys will not be allowed to mention Trayvon Martin’s drug use, suspension from school and past fighting during opening statements at the trial seems one sided. It is my hope that Zimmerman's attorney's will be able to show the "relevance" of Trayvon's past during the trial which will allow them to disclose his past. If not, I believe that should Zimmerman be found guilty, the justification for the verdict will be forever questioned or we will see an appeal based on the judge's ruling.
Of course, I disagree with your racist comment about the black jurors. They are just as capable of setting their predjudices aside as are whites. Using your logic, if the majority on the jury is white then Zimmerman is a free man. That's a sad commentary on where you believe America stands today.
The judge is a Republican female and is ruling from Florida Case Law as all Florida judges do.

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“Peace on Earth”

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#917108 Jun 2, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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For every veteran with a formal diagnosis of PTSD from the VA, there are probably several others that show some symptoms.
Regardless, they should not be punished for their service unless it results in some criminal activity. That includes profiling veterans.
One of the questions on the Application for Handgun Permit is:

"Have you ever been treated for psychiatric health care or an emotional or mental illness?"

No one is profiling Veterans. It is merely suggested that they not be granted an across the board exemption from background checks.

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#917109 Jun 2, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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:)
Irony:
a. The use of words to express something different from and often opposite to their literal meaning.
b. An expression or utterance marked by a deliberate contrast between apparent and intended meaning.
c. A literary style employing such contrasts for humorous or rhetorical effect.
Note: Irony is lost on simpletons, nincompoops, sapheads, schleps, schnooks, twits, dimwits and Nuculur.
"A man's gotta know his limitations"
---- Dirty Harry(Clint Eastwood)
Your screed was not ironic, it was sheer stupidity, proving you know nothing about the english language. You don't even understand the meaning of the word.

Your post proved you are an idiot, but we already knew that.

You spens your Saturday nights on Topix, sure sign of a loser.

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“Come Home America!”

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Claymont, Delaware 19809

#917110 Jun 2, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
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Shulman donated money to the Democratic Party before the 2004 election.
That wouldn't make him a very loyal Republican, would it?
He was appointed in 2008.
And republicans have to swear loyalty oaths to not freely donate to organizations that they want to before they can be accepted into the party? It sounds diabolically like Stalin's Communist Party.

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“Peace on Earth”

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#917111 Jun 2, 2013
Karma is a_______ wrote:
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I do believe it is quite common that the prosecution can not bring up a suspect's past criminal activities at a trial, only at the sentencing phase. The charges have to stand on their own.
I don't see why it would be any different for Martin, especially since he is not on trial. it more akin to the situation of a rape victim
the sex life of a rape victim during the trial of accused can not be brought into play.
what I don't understand all the hoopla about the judge's decision, its a normal aspect of our judicial system
Well, I will admit that I am not familiar with the "normal aspects" of our judicial system. If that is so, and the attorney's can bring up Martin's past during closing arguments, I'm OK. I just don't think it should be ignored. Guess the "hoopa" is the result of ignorance of the judicial process. Thanks for your input.

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Elmont, Long Island NY

#917112 Jun 2, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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Taxpayer money spent subsidizing farmers and ethanol producers, damaging automobile engines, wasting energy, and driving up the cost of food.
Typical Democrat plan.
dude seriously learn to deal with reality and facts. Those ethanol subsidies pre-date this administration and typically go to cornbelt, bible states. Care to guess what political party dominates in those states? care to guess which political persuasion congressmen who support those subsidies are

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#917113 Jun 2, 2013
shinningelectr0n wrote:
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Once again, the Cock crows - the one with the tiny pecker.
Jimmy Carter proposed the Ethanol fiasco as part of the Energy Tax Act of 1978 that Congress eventually passed.
Alternative Fuel: Ethanol: http://suite101.com/article/a-brief-history-o...
"Ethanol first entered the marketplace as a biological fuel due to an act of Congress in 1978."
When pouring, half-empty bottles make the most noise.
Nuculur is more than half-empty, as usual.
More stupidity from the Saturday night loser!!

"The ethanol market share in the U.S. gasoline supply grew by volume from just over 1 percent in 2000 to more than 3 percent in 2006 to 10 percent in 2011."

"The United States became the world's largest producer of ethanol fuel in 2005."

Bush took what had been a limited use fuel source and turned it into a fiasco which raised th ecost of corn to the point where there were riots in Mexico, because the cost of American Corn had risen so fast.

Again, Bush took a small scale product and turned it into a huge problem.

You remain a loser who stays in on Saturday nights because you have no friends or social life.

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“Peace on Earth”

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#917115 Jun 2, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text>The Judge most likely disallowed the defendant's lawyers's request to delve into Tryvon Martin's "past' because it was improper foundation. Trayvon Martin is not on trial here for murder in the first degree,George Zimmerman is ; Trayvon is the victim and he wasn't charged with any crime here of fighting, drug abuse, school suspensions, etc.
You are speculating. We don't know who the "victim" is. Zimmerman has claimed he acted in self-defense which makes him the "victim". No one can say for certain that, should he be alive, Trayvon wouldn't be charged with a crime. All any of us can do is sit back and watch the presentation of evidence. Jumpiing to conclusions based on media reports is not justice.

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#917116 Jun 2, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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3-1/2 more years of Obama scandals and any Republican will win
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

That's exactly what you nitwits said about the 2012 election!!

Who won???

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Nobraina, another loser who doesn't have friends or a social life, so he spends his Saturday Nights on Topix talking to cyber folks.

In your case, if you were out in public and said some of the stupid things you always do, you'd likely not return home without serious injuries.

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Elmont, Long Island NY

#917117 Jun 2, 2013
John Galt wrote:
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So, you would treat veterans like criminals.
GFY
please explain to me how requiring background checks prior to purchasing a gun is treating someone like a criminal

your utter disregard for the safety of our vets shows your true colors. You could care less about their safety and are only using them to advance your agenda.

liquor store owners ask for ID when purchasing alcohol, does that mean they are treating their customers as criminals?

people have to show ID and a permit before purchasing explosives, does that mean you are treating them as criminals?

librarians ask for a library card when checking out books.....

police ask for ID and proof of insurance at sobreity check points, are they treating drivers like criminals

FACT IS 66 VETS A DAY COMMIT SUICIDE, WE HAVE RECORD NUMBERS OF VETS SUFFERING FROM PTSD....

what would you suggest, we wait until they commit suicide or kill innocent people.

Heck, you POS, I bet you never served a friggin day in your life GFY

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#917118 Jun 2, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
To simplify:
Gallup poll
May 16, 2013
69%: Benghazi deserves more investgiation.
52%: Strongly agree.
74%: The IRS scandal needs to be investigated.
56%: Strongly agree.
http://www.gallup.com/poll/162584/americans-a...
That would mean PDupont and his loony left pals on here are in the minority.
Hallelujer!
Thaty's the same Gallup that predicted a landslide for Rmoney, silly girl. Got one that has a chance of being right??

NEXT!!!

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Waxman

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#917119 Jun 2, 2013
Then why do the Democrats say having voters show ID is a bad thing?

"Across the country, Republican governors and legislators are pushing unnecessary and suppressive photo identification laws that would require all voters to produce a specific current government-issued photo ID before casting a ballot."

http://www.democrats.org/the-real-cost-of-pho...

You piece of chit.
Karma is a_______ wrote:
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please explain to me how requiring background checks prior to purchasing a gun is treating someone like a criminal
your utter disregard for the safety of our vets shows your true colors. You could care less about their safety and are only using them to advance your agenda.
liquor store owners ask for ID when purchasing alcohol, does that mean they are treating their customers as criminals?
people have to show ID and a permit before purchasing explosives, does that mean you are treating them as criminals?
librarians ask for a library card when checking out books.....
police ask for ID and proof of insurance at sobreity check points, are they treating drivers like criminals
FACT IS 66 VETS A DAY COMMIT SUICIDE, WE HAVE RECORD NUMBERS OF VETS SUFFERING FROM PTSD....
what would you suggest, we wait until they commit suicide or kill innocent people.
Heck, you POS, I bet you never served a friggin day in your life GFY

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Lincoln

United States

#917120 Jun 2, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
So where'd Malcolm from Houston, Texas, go?
Pops in, throws a few grenades and runs?
Typical.
Are you on the Florida teachers pension system?
Peace

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#917121 Jun 2, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
Voter fraud plot thickens:
NBC NEWS
Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office spokesman, Ed Griffin, told NBC there is an ongoing investigation targeting multiple individuals involving alleged absentee ballot fraud. He confirmed that at least three search warrants were served Friday.
The investigation was launched in December 2012 by the Miami-Dade Elections Fraud Task Force after several voter fraud allegations and the recommendation of a grand jury, Griffin said.
http://www.nbcnews.com/id/52065103/
Any comments from anyone on the left?
Sure. Explain the corruption among the Repugnants in your home state, a right wing sewer of scandals.

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"Former Florida lieutenant governor Jennifer Carroll (R), who abruptly resigned last month after being questioned by federal agents about an illegal gambling scandal, says Gov. Rick Scott’s (R) chief of staff requested her resignation within minutes of the agents showing up at her office.
Carroll told the Associated press that the whole thing happened in about 20 minutes and that she immediately agreed, though she maintains she has done nothing wrong and said the agents told her she wasn’t under investigation."

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Seems you might clean up your own filth before complaining about the other side.

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""Nearly 60 charged in Florida gambling scandal as lieutenant governor quits amid probe""

"Florida's lieutenant governor resigned and nearly 60 other people were charged in a scandal involving a purported veterans charity that authorities said Wednesday was a front for a $300 million gambling operation.
The organization, Allied Veterans of the World, runs nearly 50 Internet parlors with computerized slot machine-style games, which are normally legal in Florida if most of the proceeds go to charity.
But investigators said the organization's executives gave precious little to veterans and lavished millions on themselves, spending it on boats, beachfront condos and Maseratis, Ferraris and Porsches.
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi called the alleged scam "callous" and "despicable" and said it "insults every American who ever wore a military uniform."
Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll was not among those charged but resigned a day after she was questioned by investigators.
The public relations firm she co-owned, 3 N&JC, did work for St. Augustine-based Allied Veterans. A Navy veteran who served in the Gulf War, Carroll also appeared in a TV ad in 2011 promoting the organization's work on behalf of veterans and their families.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/03/13/ne...

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#917122 Jun 2, 2013
Aunt Bettie Lou wrote:
Voter fraud plot thickens:
NBC NEWS
Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office spokesman, Ed Griffin, told NBC there is an ongoing investigation targeting multiple individuals involving alleged absentee ballot fraud. He confirmed that at least three search warrants were served Friday.
The investigation was launched in December 2012 by the Miami-Dade Elections Fraud Task Force after several voter fraud allegations and the recommendation of a grand jury, Griffin said.
http://www.nbcnews.com/id/52065103/
Any comments from anyone on the left?
since you asked

http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2012/02/04/4...

Republican Indiana Secretary Of State Convicted Of Voter Fraud

By Josh Israel on Feb 4, 2012 at 4:29 pm
IN Secretary of State Charlie White (R)

Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White (R)
Though President Ronald Reagan called the right to vote the “crown jewel of American liberties,” many Republicans around the country have begun demanding increased voting restrictions in the name of fighting “voter fraud.” Though actual cases of voting fraud are so rare that a voter is much more likely to be struck by lightning than to commit fraud at the polls, one Republican official in Indiana has proved that lightning can strike himself.

Yesterday, a jury found Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White (R) guilty on six felony counts of voter fraud, theft, and perjury. The conviction cost White his job, though he plans to ask the judge to reduce the charges to misdemeanors and hopes to perhaps regain the position.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/25/gop-...

The latest drama began to unfold on Oct. 17, when the manager of a Tuesday Morning discount store in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley saw a man throwing a garbage bag into the store's private dumpster. Inside the bag was a file folder containing eight completed Virginia voter registration forms.

The manager described the man to Rockingham County sheriff's deputies, who the following day arrested Colin Small, 23, a voter registration drive contractor for the Virginia GOP -- and charged him with eight felonies and five misdemeanors related to the destruction and disclosure of the applications and obstruction of justice.

A few weeks earlier, the GOP had been under fire following reports of suspicious registration applications that had been submitted in 10 Florida counties by a company run by Nathan Sproul, a Republican operative who has long been trailed by allegations of voter fraud. The Republican Party paid Sproul's company, Strategic Allied Consulting, about $3 million this year for registration drives in five swing states: Colorado, Florida, North Carolina, Nevada, and Virginia.

In Palm Beach County, Fla., alone, about 100 questionable voter registrations were flagged, more than half of which involved changing a voter’s party affiliation to Republican or independent. Discrepancies were also found in North Carolina.

as always both sides are usually guilty, only you don't see Democrats throwing around the accusations of wide spread voter fraud, which actually doesn't exist. its rare

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Mililani, HI

#917123 Jun 2, 2013
SHADOW wrote:
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Now if you are gonna start with that lie about being a wounded vet you know I'm going to call you on it right.
Just tell everyone you are or aren't a wounded vet you stolen valor creep.
awwwww.... poor sadow. he thinks he's an attack doggie. but it's so hard not to laugh at the little chihuahua pup!

poor sadow. poor lapdoggie sadow!

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