Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1233373 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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Waxman

Windsor, CT

#771343 Oct 14, 2012
Obamasharpton wrote:
<quoted text> Why is Obama losing?
because is is a clueless punk and everone saw this picture of the Jive-Ass punk?

http://jerseynut.blogspot.com/2011/05/young-o...
Gunner

Cromwell, CT

#771344 Oct 14, 2012
glennm69 wrote:
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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.
Davey the bigot hates everyone than doesn't agree with his left wing politics.
Nobama

Allentown, PA

#771345 Oct 14, 2012
carol wrote:
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I agree. Totally inappropriate.
"tramp" would be a better word....
FIRE THE GOP

Lillington, NC

#771346 Oct 14, 2012
Hey "moonbat"

As you like to say.

He gave the bulk of that to the Mormon church!

Problem is: they do hardly no charity!

They did recently build and own a $5 billion dollar mall in Slc Utah.

Hey Mitt! You bought a couple bricks for this thing! A for profit Mormon church owned business.

Add Mitt's crumbs to the Mormon church .....$100 Billion business portfolio? WTF!
Waxman wrote:
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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
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#771347 Oct 14, 2012
Why is Obama losing?
finding

Brookland, AR

#771348 Oct 14, 2012
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Oh yeah! Then why haven't I seen you and the other ladies on here beating the drum for this girl and all women being oppressed over there? If this would have happened here it would be the topic on here for weeks. Why are women on every news channel screaming for it to stop? Why are women in every city in the US not marching in the streets to stop these religious nuts from treating their women folks like cattle? Where? Where? Where? I think all you so-called liberal women are a bunch of hypocrites.
The liberal men and women is wakeing up, you can fool some of the people some of the time but you can't fool all the people all the time, bommie did a good job fooling most of the people in 2008, the tide has turned. Romney passed bommie in the polls after biden's debate. Things are looking up. God answers prayers and he is still in charge.
Nobama

Allentown, PA

#771349 Oct 14, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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Quoting the Washington Times & calling them real mainstream media is too funny.
quoting the Washington Post (or New York Times) & calling them real mainstream media is too funny......
TSM

El Paso, TX

#771350 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.
Oh Boy, here you go again RealDave….if you really want to see a Real Racist look in the Mirror!!
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#771351 Oct 14, 2012
carol wrote:
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So should Obama have remained silent about Bush's policies in 2008?
Think it's part of being a presidential candidate.
Get ready for Lily to justify being a hypocrite. Since you have nailed her on this one, she will likely ignore any firther discussion on this topic. Slimey people do that and Lily is an expert.

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Nobama

Allentown, PA

#771352 Oct 14, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
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Right wing scare tactics.
agree....quoting Schmuckie Schumer of New York is enough to scare anybody....a puppet of Goldman Sachs stealing from the taxpayers....

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Obama 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#771353 Oct 14, 2012
Grampy wrote:
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You ask why???
Because it shows just how incompetent your Community Organizer-in-Chief is. How he's more concerned with his own fundraising for re-election than the safety of our diplomats serving in the Arab Spring Hellholes he helped create. It also showed us that the village idiot he picked for his vice president thinks the murder of 4 Americans by al-Qaeda is something to giggle about. And once again, he blames others for his incompetence.
The Administration was not even aware that Ambassador Stevens and his entourage were in Benghazi. They traveled there from Tripoli, where the Embassy is, to a consulate in Benghazi without notifying anybody at the State Department. If he had he probably would have been advised not to leave Tripoli, especially on or around Sept. 11.

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Nobama

Allentown, PA

#771354 Oct 14, 2012
Waxman wrote:
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Interesting - here's text from the last link:
"In the war in Iraq, our military forces expended approximately 70 million rounds per year. In March DHS ordered 750 million rounds of hollow point ammunition. It then turned around and ordered an additional 750 million rounds of miscellaneous bullets including some that are capable of penetrating walls. This is enough ammunition to empty five rounds into the body of every living American citizen."
A month ago, some liberal moron named Old Raider was on here blaming "right-wingers" for ammo shortages. There is no longer a shortage - he didn't get the memo.
As usual, a dumb liberal blaming others for what his Democrats have done.
Hussein Obama preparing for his defeat at the polls???...

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TSM

El Paso, TX

#771355 Oct 14, 2012
Obama spends 4 days cramming for debate!! All Obama has to do to improve from the last debate (not to look down at his Shoes) and the Liberal Media will have an organism saying how presidential he looks!!

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Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#771356 Oct 14, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
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...
Focus on the Family along with the Mormons, and the Catholic Church engaged in covert political activism against gay marriage in California.
Tax the churches and use those funds to actually help people rather to spread hate and intolerance of others.
The Mormons alone spent over $20 mililion on this. Is that charity?

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Gunner

Cromwell, CT

#771357 Oct 14, 2012
Waxman wrote:
The White House knew it was terrorism within 24 hours after the messacre
Hussein and Joey Plugs are trying to throw Hillary under the bus.

BIG mistake.

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Waxman

Windsor, CT

#771358 Oct 14, 2012
Tbe Administration was asked repeatedly to increase security at the Libyan Embasssy.

This C O V E R U P is obvious.

Obama, Biden & Clinton are the Three Stooges.

Guess the bowing to the Saudi King & The Obama Apology (to Muslims) Tour was ineffective, eh?

Clinton is hiding under her desk.

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Gunner

Cromwell, CT

#771359 Oct 14, 2012
carol wrote:
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So should Obama have remained silent about Bush's policies in 2008?
Think it's part of being a presidential candidate.
But...but...but...that's different!

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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#771360 Oct 14, 2012
Nobama wrote:
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agree....quoting Schmuckie Schumer of New York is enough to scare anybody....a puppet of Goldman Sachs stealing from the taxpayers....
LOL

Puppet?

LOL

http://www.opensecrets.org/pres12/head2head.p...

Seems Goldman Sachs has their hand stuck up Mitt's azz.

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Obama 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#771361 Oct 14, 2012
RUSH10ME wrote:
<quoted text>You actually beliebve any commander in cheif of the united states would order the military to to confiscate weapons or fire upon its citizens , without its citizens who would pay all these massive bills our govt. creates , you know the ones we can't afford now , our millitary is made up of real americans who love this country and its constitution enough to die for them , they will turn on the govt. before their familys and friends .
You're possibly right about the military, but the Dept. of Homeland Security is a whole different ball of wax. They will do what they are ordered to do by their President.

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Waxman

Windsor, CT

#771362 Oct 14, 2012
TSM wrote:
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Oh Boy, here you go again RealDave….if you really want to see a Real Racist look in the Mirror!!
Zombies do not show a reflection in the mirror. Dumb Dave cannot see himself.

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