Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1458028 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

Fishers, IN

#771308 Oct 14, 2012
Gunner wrote:
Democrats Plan More Tax Hikes
Schumer Previews What He’d Do in a Second Obama Term
If re-elected, President Obama and Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. will raise taxes on small business in order to sustain the ginormous federal government they have built. The White House duo have done nothing to avert “Taxmaggedon,” the massive tax hike scheduled to go into effect on Jan. 1. Worse, the administration’s congressional allies are preparing to push Mr. Obama even further should he win a second term.
The No. 3 Democrat in the Senate, Chuck Schumer, said Tuesday that he intends to eliminate tax deductions and credits without lowering the top two marginal tax rates. The New York Democrat thinks it’s more important that Uncle Sam pocket the extra cash that would be generated.
Read more: MILLER: Democrats plan more tax hikes - Washington Times http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/oct/...
Right wing scare tactics.

Since: May 11

Newville, PA

#771309 Oct 14, 2012
glennm69 wrote:
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Hey dum dum. There wasn't one single syllable in my post that was in any way connected to a racial slur.
That is unless you define constructive criticism of anything Obama does as racist.
You said this "our boy Obama ......."

Now, evidently, your racism is so inbred into you that you don't even know you are doing it.
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#771310 Oct 14, 2012
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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Agree
haha. Just like Al Gore & Bill Clinton? The Wookie tripled her salary once Obama was a Senator.

You agree?

You are in idiot, Lily.

"Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney was far more generous to charities than President Barack Obama or Vice President Joe Biden last year, both in dollar terms and as a percentage of income, tax return data Romney’s campaign released Friday indicate.

Romney and his wife, Ann, gave 29.4 percent of their income to charity in 2011, donating $4,020,772 out of the $13,696,951 they took in."

Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0912/815...

I D I O T

Since: Sep 08

Joliet, Illinois

#771311 Oct 14, 2012
kuda wrote:
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I do have good logical thinking skills.
Where we are headed is right in front of us. Our jobless rate is improving as it has been over the last three years. Romney inadvertently put Russia on notice by proclaiming it as out number one enemy.
How can you sit there and say that an unemployment rate that has been consistantly above 8%with the exception of the last report which reflects .2% less than 8% 3 years of constant improvement.

You need to go drink some more of that libtard Kool Aide. You are way out of touch with reality so you just might as well take the plunge and immerse yourself in your BS.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#771313 Oct 14, 2012
swoswo wrote:
Looking at that list of sites....no one should be scared.

When will Infowars get one right? The Caller? ha ha ha
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#771314 Oct 14, 2012
yepperz wrote:
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Blaming Bush?? Hows that? Lol... Why don't you give that toy gun you use for your avatar a good polishing? When you're done, look up sexual identity issues. Then look up toe tappers.
Lol
Gunner

Middletown, CT

#771315 Oct 14, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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Quoting the Washington Times & calling them real mainstream media is too funny.
I called the Times MSM? Where? Oh, you're lying again.

Unlike you, I can easily admit there are biased and partisan media outlets.

Since: Sep 08

Joliet, Illinois

#771316 Oct 14, 2012
kuda wrote:
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I forgot to mention that shaking up radicals in the Middle East is not a good thing. At any rate, it is not up to a Presidential candidate to meddle in or complicate our foreign affairs. It’s a matter of principle and if Romney were President and Obama were the challenging candidate, I’d make the same argument.
Why didn't you say something about it when candidate Obama took his show on the road and visited foreign countries as a candidate?

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sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#771317 Oct 14, 2012
The GOP’s Secularism Problem

There’s been much angst on the right over the Republican Party’s growing demographic problems, most memorably by GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham, who said the party was running out of “angry white guys.” But conservatives may be facing another demographic threat as well: declining religiosity, especially among the young. The latest sign came in a Pew study released last week that found that one in five American adults now claims no religion, and that 34 percent of those younger than 30 consider themselves irreligious.

The GOP’s own base may be partly to blame. The data echoes a landmark 2010 study, American Grace, by political scientists Robert Putnam and David Campbell, which linked the new chilliness toward organized religion to the rise of the religious right. Other recent studies bear out their hypothesis: in March, Pew found that a majority of the electorate, including nearly half of Republicans, is uncomfortable with the amount of religious talk in political campaigns.(As recently as 2006, the majority tipped the other direction.) Mitt Romney has avoided talking about his Mormonism, and voters like it that way: in July, eight in 10 Americans who knew about Romney’s Mormonism said they didn’t care, and only 16 percent of the entire electorate was interested in hearing more about Romney’s faith.

The shift away from religion is especially pronounced among those younger than 30, who began abandoning churches in greater numbers at exactly the moment conservative Christians made gay marriage their signature issue. As the religious right reached its zenith during the Bush administration, even young evangelicals rebelled against the politics of their parents. That reaction came to a head in the 2008 election, when 32 percent of white evangelicals under 30 voted Democratic for the first time to support Barack Obama, twice as much support from them as John Kerry had in 2004.

Some evangelicals are openly worried about the trend.“We made a big mistake in the ’80s by politicizing the gospel,” the late Chuck Colson, a religious-right leader, said before his death.“Now people are realizing it was kind of a mistake.” A few evangelical organizations, like Focus on the Family, have undergone hasty non-partisan rebrandings. Books, magazines, and sermons on how to slow the defection of young believers have become an industry of their own, and attacking the old culture-war paradigm launched the careers of young post-partisan pundits like Gabe Lyons and Jonathan Merritt.

But a hard core of white evangelical adults continues to insist that religion drive political rhetoric. If the current trend continues, they will find themselves even more at odds with the American public—and, it’s not difficult to imagine, with the party they’ve called home.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2012/10...
Gunner

Middletown, CT

#771318 Oct 14, 2012
Mile wrote:
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You dont read every post and ignore the poison aimed at Stacy Dash, how very convenient.
No excuses for any form of Racism!
Dave will say he "doesn't read every post".
Realtime

Cape Canaveral, FL

#771319 Oct 14, 2012
Gunner wrote:
40% of Every Small-Business Dollar Goes to Pay for Federal Regs
Right now, I spend more than 40 cents of every dollar the company takes in on complying with regulations.
You heard that right: more than forty cents. When I first started using that figure, people would say,‘wait, you’re talking about taxes too, right’? Nope, that is just what we spend on regulations.
You don’t have to take my word for it. The Small Business Administration recently revealed that federal regulations cost small businesses $1.7 trillion per year.
And this is before most of ObamaCare takes effect.
Read More At IBD: http://news.investors.com/politics-andrew-mal...
The guy danced around what sort of business he operates beyond that it owns 80 trucks and provides a service. No mention of the taxes he pays, workers comp etc. etc. Whatever__missing ingredients=bullshyte.

A friend of mine is a commercial roofing contractor and performs a fair amount of high-work, his workers comp at times exceeds 60 cents on the dollar a tremendous expense which is passed along to the customer. Is workers comp a federal regulation?

Since: Sep 08

Joliet, Illinois

#771320 Oct 14, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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You do realize that the legislation hat ended the old style light bulbs was signed by Bush, right???
Of course not.
Obama didn't move anything. Corporate America did.
Because they get a tax advantage. An advantage Romney wants to increase & Obama wants to end.
Obama's job czar did. Isn't it his purpose to create more jobs in this country instead of shipping them overseas?
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#771322 Oct 14, 2012
The Right-Wing Alt-Media’s Self-Consuming Obsession with Race

Watching last night’s “Other Race Video” commotion unfold on Twitter was an instructive experience. After Matt Drudge first teased its race-y contents, if you will, it was touted with descriptors like “bombshell” and “game-changer.” A Daily Callerite promised it would “rock the world.” Yet when it became clear that this not-so-secret video would end in a whimper instead of a bang, its boosters shifted gears. Suddenly it was no longer about Obama. It was about the media. It was, as Tucker Carlson explained, about how Obama-symps “suck up to power.” It was about the MSM’s tendentious “news judgment.”

That’s not right, either.

It might seem obvious to say so, but this was about race.

It was about the Carlson-Drudge-Breitbart-Kurtz -D’Souza right’s certitude that Obama’s secretly seething black radicalism would be known to all if only the media would stop covering it up. This obsession bears all the hallmarks now of psychopathology. You need the right antennae — or maybe the right tooth fillings — to pick up on its signals. When Obama “talks black,” he is not merely pandering to a friendly audience — as, say, a Texan Republican might when speaking to fellow Southerners. He is “race-hustling.” When Obama mentions the legacy of slavery or segregation or urban poverty, he’s not taking conventionally liberal positions held by the Kennedys, LBJ, and the Clintons; he’s nursing a deeply felt personal grievance. When Obama talks about equality or income distribution, he is not simply a New Deal/Great Society Democrat; he’s a glorified inner-city rioter looting by other means.

This is hardly an original point — Ramesh Ponnuru and others have made it many times — but apparently it needs repeating: there is scarcely a position held by Obama, or an action taken by his administration, that cannot be explained by the fact that he’s a liberal Democrat. This dark and dank corner of the right can’t resist adding a superfluous layer of racialism to what should be an uncomplicated picture.

The lesson of last night’s embarrassing flop will no doubt be lost on them. They can’t stop.

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/the-ri...
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#771323 Oct 14, 2012
carol wrote:
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You're either going to shake them up or appease them.
Which is worse?
He should remain silent, he's not the President.
carol

Orlando, FL

#771324 Oct 14, 2012
Gunner wrote:
Buying Obama’s whoppers - Media Helps White House Distort Facts
Far more serious than commandeering Big Bird or unloosing Joe the Bully is the administration’s pack of lies surrounding the murderous Sept. 11 attack this year on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi.
The pattern of deception is so complete, obvious and shocking that if America had a real “mainstream” media, the election would be over.
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/oct/ ...
"The pattern of deception is so complete, obvious and shocking that if America had a real 'mainstream' media, the election would be over."

...so true...so very, very true...

Since: Sep 08

Joliet, Illinois

#771325 Oct 14, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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Now, there's the bogoted POS Glenn showing up again.
There isn't one single thing about me that is bigoted.

I don't like socilaism. That does not define me as a bigot, even if the president is black.
Nobama

Allentown, PA

#771327 Oct 14, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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You said this "our boy Obama ......."
Now, evidently, your racism is so inbred into you that you don't even know you are doing it.
"boy" is about as offensive as "hillbilly".....and less offensive than terms like "fkface" and "fktard" that are favored by your mob.....so clean up your act or live with the results.....
FIRE THE GOP

Lillington, NC

#771328 Oct 14, 2012
Look at this dope!

Our national debt is 16 billion.

I wish!

Republicans spend that on hammers and screwdrivers every year as they do nothing.

Hey dooooooofus!

The USA owes almost $16 trillion!

Here is the breakdown:

All debt borrowed by all presidents BEFORE REAGAN:
7%.

REAGAN: 13%
BUSH 1: 11%
BUSH 2: 43%
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ALL REPUBLICAN OWNED!

SEE?

They borrow trillions for rich guy tax cuts,

then tell the citizens: we need to cut budgets!

Under Mitt Romney:
Medicare: gone!
Social Security: gone!
Minimum Wage: gone!
EPA: gone!
Education: gone!
Affordable Care Law: gone!
Legal Women's Choice: gone!
etc.......

Mitt Romney: we can't afford it!

Me and the richest on earth need more tax cuts!

I will close PBS!

HEY MITT! that will save only ......$1 per year per citizen!

What a dumbffffck! Just like Glenn the dooooofus!
glennm69 wrote:
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Hey dum dum.
Your boy Obama promised America that Bush was unpatriotic for the deficits during the Bush administration. He promised he would cut that deficit in half.
The deficit was 10 Billion when Obama took office. The deifit which was supposed to be cut in half is now 16 Billion. That means Obama added 6 billion to the debt in less than 4 years.
If Bush was responsible for the entire 10 Billion (which he isn't) that debt was amased over an 8 year period of time. That means that instead of reducing the debt like he promised to do Obama is increasing the deficit at a much higher rate then Bush ever did. Since he promised to cut the 10 Billion down to 5 Billion and he aded another 6 Billion that means Obama is only about 11 Billion behind what was promised when he ran in 2008.
The only reason the debt is at 16 Billion is because the Republicans put the brake on spending when the 2010 midterm elections took place.
Obama has consistantly offered budget proposals that would have increased the current deficit at a much more rapid rate. Not even the dum dums in the Senate were dum enough to pass Obama's insanity.
Mile

Bournemouth, UK

#771329 Oct 14, 2012
glennm69 wrote:
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How can you sit there and say that an unemployment rate that has been consistantly above 8%with the exception of the last report which reflects .2% less than 8% 3 years of constant improvement.
You need to go drink some more of that libtard Kool Aide. You are way out of touch with reality so you just might as well take the plunge and immerse yourself in your BS.
Obama's Real Unemployment Rate Is 14.7%, And A Recession's On The Way!

http://www.forbes.com/sites/peterferrara/2012...
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#771330 Oct 14, 2012
Waxman wrote:
<quoted text>
haha. Just like Al Gore & Bill Clinton? The Wookie tripled her salary once Obama was a Senator.
You agree?
You are in idiot, Lily.
"Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney was far more generous to charities than President Barack Obama or Vice President Joe Biden last year, both in dollar terms and as a percentage of income, tax return data Romney’s campaign released Friday indicate.
Romney and his wife, Ann, gave 29.4 percent of their income to charity in 2011, donating $4,020,772 out of the $13,696,951 they took in."
Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0912/815...
I D I O T
That is not charitable, that is money laundering to avoid taxes.

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