Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1431333 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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Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#771691 Oct 14, 2012
Nobama wrote:
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good riddance to Benedict Arlen, a traitor.....
At least he died in peace; as a Democrat.
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#771692 Oct 14, 2012
Are You Kidding wrote:
If the White House has its way, the United States could soon reduce its nuclear arsenal dramatically, possibly even to the point where it would possess fewer atomic bombs than congressmen. And though Republicans on the Hill are already complaining that the plans are "reckless lunacy."
You're so stupid it's incredible
And so it goes

Scottsbluff, NE

#771693 Oct 14, 2012
Republicans sure have a point about Benghazi - what kind of clueless incompetent lets Al Qaida attack Americans on Sept 11?

A quote by Maher??? Yes

Since: Jul 08

We will not go gentle

#771694 Oct 14, 2012
And so it goes wrote:
Republicans sure have a point about Benghazi - what kind of clueless incompetent lets Al Qaida attack Americans on Sept 11?
A quote by Maher??? Yes
Bush = 3000 civilians
Obama = 4 foreign consulate workers..I guess that means you're winning?
kuda

Cincinnati, OH

#771695 Oct 14, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
You're either going to shake them up or appease them.
Which is worse?
You’re offering only two choices? Most situations open a much vaster array of options. It’s not just good guys vs. bad guys, as in traditional cowboy format movies. Most often, the wisest choice is not to jump the gun — to do nothing.

It makes no sense to stir up a hornet’s nest. Nor does it seem wise to try to appease a swarm of angry hornets, but it seems reasonable and perhaps advisable, depending of course on circumstance, to acknowledge when an error has been made.
LOL

Stroudsburg, PA

#771696 Oct 14, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
<quoted text>
At least he died in peace; as a Democrat.
Looks like he lost ... twice.
LOL

Stroudsburg, PA

#771697 Oct 14, 2012
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Bush = 3000 civilians
Obama = 4 foreign consulate workers..I guess that means you're winning?
Bush - with consent and purpose

Da Bammy - borne of incompetency

Big difference.
Are You Kidding

Frankfort, KY

#771698 Oct 14, 2012
kuda wrote:
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I too would like to see a faster recovery, but then Rome wasn’t destroyed in a day and can’t be rebuilt in a day. The recovery is, of course, moving along in the right direction and has been since November 2009, less than a year after Obama took office: http://data.bls.gov/timeseries/LNS14000000 .
Rather than ignoring it, I fully acknowledge your conviction that “things are going to get much, much worse when Obamacare kicks in” and “we're already witnessing the consequences now.” However, it is purely unsupported speculation, so I disagree with it especially in view of (1) the fact that the rate of unemployment has been decreasing now for three years and (2) my understanding of the Ryan/Romney budget, which is that it makes no sense because it is unsupported with actual numbers. If the Ryan/Romney budget made sense, I would certainly acknowledge it and proclaim both of them economic recovery superstars.
Obama is constantly reminding us that he inherited the “worst economy since the Great Depression.” But if that is true, history tells us our recovery should be that much stronger.

Yet since the recession ended in the summer of 2009, the U.S. economy has added only 2.6 million new jobs, according to the total civilian non-farm employment monthly survey, even though total employment is still 4 million below the end of 2007.

The seemingly improving unemployment rate, reported Friday at 7.8%, is creeping downward only because millions of Americans are leaving the workforce, too discouraged to look for jobs. The civilian participation rate of potential workers over 16 years of age is down to 63.6%, a level we haven’t seen for decades.

America knows what we can expect from four more years of President Obama. He’ll tell us how terrible Republicans are, but does not give us any reason to hope that things will change for the better.

We must ask, is this the best we can do? With President Obama’s commitment to big-government, big-regulation policies of the left, it is the best he can do. But Americans know we as a country we can do better.
kuda

Cincinnati, OH

#771699 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.
First of all, you assume I’m sitting.

Secondly, you assert that I said something that I did not say. What I do say is consistent with the facts presented at http://data.bls.gov/timeseries/LNS14000000 .

Thirdly, and most importantly — congratulations! Your name has earned dishonorable mention on my “do not reply” list of people who prefer, or have only the capacity, to post personal insults in lieu of engaging in reasonable discussion. You may continue to respond to me, but I’ll not respond to you, no matter how strongly you may appeal for me to do so. You may find it easier and just as rewarding just to rate my posts negatively.
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#771700 Oct 14, 2012
G.O.P. Senate Hopes Fade, Even as Romney’s Rise, Polls Show

By NATE SILVER

Mitt Romney has had a pronounced change of fortunes since the first presidential debate in Denver. After trailing President Obama by 4 or 5 points in the polls on Oct. 1 — a position that very few candidates have come back from — he now holds ties or small leads in many national polls and has cut the advantage Mr. Obama had in swing states to a razor-thin margin.

There is little sign, however, that Mr. Romney’s rebound has translated into races for the Senate. Although Republicans have made modest gains in a few Senate races, the polls have been poor for them on the whole. Some races have already gotten away from them, while others are on the verge of being lost.

The FiveThirtyEight forecast model now gives Republicans just about a 16 percent chance of winning control of the Senate. This is a precipitous drop from just two months ago. On Aug. 19, the forecast put their odds at close to 62 percent.
http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2012...

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#771701 Oct 14, 2012
kuda wrote:
<quoted text>
I too would like to see a faster recovery, but then Rome wasn’t destroyed in a day and can’t be rebuilt in a day. The recovery is, of course, moving along in the right direction and has been since November 2009, less than a year after Obama took office: http://data.bls.gov/timeseries/LNS14000000 .
Rather than ignoring it, I fully acknowledge your conviction that “things are going to get much, much worse when Obamacare kicks in” and “we're already witnessing the consequences now.” However, it is purely unsupported speculation, so I disagree with it especially in view of (1) the fact that the rate of unemployment has been decreasing now for three years and (2) my understanding of the Ryan/Romney budget, which is that it makes no sense because it is unsupported with actual numbers. If the Ryan/Romney budget made sense, I would certainly acknowledge it and proclaim both of them economic recovery superstars.
"U.S. Annual Income Fell More During Recovery Than Recession: Study

Posted: 08/24/2012

“Based on our data, almost every group is worse off now than it was three years ago,” Gordon Green, co-author of the report, wrote in a press release."
Are You Kidding

Frankfort, KY

#771702 Oct 14, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
<quoted text>
You're so stupid it's incredible
What is so stupid about the truth? Research it!!
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#771703 Oct 14, 2012
kuda wrote:
<quoted text>
I too would like to see a faster recovery, but then Rome wasn’t destroyed in a day and can’t be rebuilt in a day. The recovery is, of course, moving along in the right direction and has been since November 2009, less than a year after Obama took office: http://data.bls.gov/timeseries/LNS14000000 .
Rather than ignoring it, I fully acknowledge your conviction that “things are going to get much, much worse when Obamacare kicks in” and “we're already witnessing the consequences now.” However, it is purely unsupported speculation, so I disagree with it especially in view of (1) the fact that the rate of unemployment has been decreasing now for three years and (2) my understanding of the Ryan/Romney budget, which is that it makes no sense because it is unsupported with actual numbers. If the Ryan/Romney budget made sense, I would certainly acknowledge it and proclaim both of them economic recovery superstars.
Carol et al do not want to see a faster recovery, they do not want unemployment rates to go down. They are the anti American corporatists. They are under some illusion that Mitt will ride into the White House on Rafalka's back and wave his magic wand and all will be well in a day as long as Americans can't have health insurance. They're sick in the head.

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#771704 Oct 14, 2012
kuda wrote:
<quoted text>
Thirdly, and most importantly — congratulations! Your name has earned dishonorable mention on my “do not reply” list of people who prefer, or have only the capacity, to post personal insults in lieu of engaging in reasonable discussion. You may continue to respond to me, but I’ll not respond to you, no matter how strongly you may appeal for me to do so. You may find it easier and just as rewarding just to rate my posts negatively.
That's the second time you've put him on that list. You have no credibility.
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#771705 Oct 14, 2012
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Bush = 3000 civilians
Obama = 4 foreign consulate workers..I guess that means you're winning?
How can you take a guy seriously whose name is glenn and performs 69 with his pistol? I mean, seriously?
What a bunch of sickos.
Are You Kidding

Frankfort, KY

#771706 Oct 14, 2012
And so it goes wrote:
Republicans sure have a point about Benghazi - what kind of clueless incompetent lets Al Qaida attack Americans on Sept 11?
A quote by Maher??? Yes
Let me try to explain what is generally common sense. We have all types of warnings regarding the situation in Libya. Our Americans request additional security. We know exactly where our Americans are who need the security.

Under Bush, we are advised of terrorist threats involving planes. We have no idea when they plan to act or where. Where do we send security? Do we close all airports indefinitely? What do you do when you have no idea of where or when this attack MAY happen?

“Often imitated”

Since: Jul 07

never duplicated

#771707 Oct 14, 2012
Lily Boca Raton FL wrote:
<quoted text>
Carol et al do not want to see a faster recovery, they do not want unemployment rates to go down. They are the anti American corporatists. They are under some illusion that Mitt will ride into the White House on Rafalka's back and wave his magic wand and all will be well in a day as long as Americans can't have health insurance. They're sick in the head.
"U.S. Annual Income Fell More During Recovery Than Recession"

Someone needs to wave something. Obama ain't cutting it.
FIRE THE GOP

Lillington, NC

#771708 Oct 14, 2012
Answer: REPUBLICAN CONGRESS! AND GENERALS!

YOU dopes are so dumb!

Here is some MORMON FUN:

search: September 11, 1857

Hey Mitt! Release the family portraits: Gran pappy's and all those wives. Eeeeeeeeeeewwww!!!

I think Mitt Romney is so messed up because as a Mormon he is supposed to have as many wives and children as he can afford.

Mitt is filthy rich!

He should be king Mormon!

With 300 wives and over 1000 children!

Oh Mitty!! Only one wife and 5 kids!

Your Gran pappy's are so let down. Mitt a high priest bishop stake president!!!! CHURCH LEADER....TEMPLE MORMON!
God on Uranus is pissssssed! How you gonna be a Mormon God with an earthly performance like that Mitt!

Your spirit children are lacking bro!

I would be so pisssssed off if my Church I took a secret temple death oath to, changed the rules and denied me my church rights to spirit kids, just to appease the USA government? If he has all the power? Scary!

Now I know why Mitt Romney is such a lying, messed up filthy rich guy!!!

I solved it for ya! <--------- Genius!
And so it goes wrote:
Republicans sure have a point about Benghazi - what kind of clueless incompetent lets Al Qaida attack Americans on Sept 11?
A quote by Maher??? Yes
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#771709 Oct 14, 2012
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
"U.S. Annual Income Fell More During Recovery Than Recession: Study
Posted: 08/24/2012
“Based on our data, almost every group is worse off now than it was three years ago,” Gordon Green, co-author of the report, wrote in a press release."
"Who gives a flyin'fick? We're getting richer by the day!":
"Greed is Good"
Gordon (aka Mitt Romney) Gecko
O Baloney

Old Bridge, NJ

#771711 Oct 14, 2012
Celestial wrote:
How many Republicans does it take to change a light bulb?
Answer:...6......One to hold the bulb, & Five to turn the chair around & around
You just described your average Obama supporting union worker, and the reason factories have fled to China.

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