Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1262080 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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Cromwell, CT

#773321 Oct 16, 2012
Let's see, tonight it's Candy Crowley. Who's the next unbiased moderator...Paul Krugman? Chrissy Matthews? Hey, I know, how 'bout Rachel Maddow? about a stacked deck.
Obama is a joke

Emmaus, PA

#773322 Oct 16, 2012
<quoted text>
Here is a number
26,000 dead USA citizens every year!
Because people like you and bozo faced bachmann just don't care!
President Obama signed a law to get affordable coverage for all.
But you dumb pro death Republicans would rather have that blood on your hands?
Tell your Jesus: I let 26,000 die every year in the USA,
because right wingers are the greediest azzzzzholes on earth.
Tax cuts or insurance?
Ffffffffck you!
Here is a number:

"•In 2008, approximately 1.21 million abortions took place in the U.S., down from an estimated 1.29 million in 2002, 1.31 million in 2000 and 1.36 million in 1996. From 1973 through 2008, nearly 50 million legal abortions have occurred in the U.S.(AGI)."

Obama supports a lot of deaths.
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#773323 Oct 16, 2012
Peppy wrote:
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Unfortunately for you liberals that kind of misinformation is not working anymore. Pointing to a few failures by Bain does not diminish the many success stories. Private equity firms look for distressed companies to turn around thus making a profit in the process. Not all such attempts are successful. Only the naive think otherwise.
Most americans are seeing the truth of his efforts, not you of course.
That's because you see it from an investors point of view. Investing in a distressed company, inflating it with debt, firing all the employees, eliminating their pensions and then filing bankruptcy is vulture capitalism. Yes the investors make money; but at whose expense? All the creditors of that company get screwed, as do the employees who have lost their jobs and pensions, the town is devastated because it's one of the only employers.
You want this man to be President? He has no ethics, no empathy, is a proven liar whose whole life has been a profiteer.
TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#773326 Oct 16, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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I am saying that the vast majority of climatologists agree that global warming is real, caused by man, and will cause changes in our climate that will likely cause severe problems in our future.
We need to act now.
If these people are right, we could prevent these problems.
If they are wrong, we will have a cleaner atmosphere.
If you are wrong, our grandchildren will suffer.
So your solution is to put future generations at risk to save what?
So, how about subsidizing CLEAN energy programs already in existance-PROVEN to be working--to even BETTER them---rather than just WASTING tax dollars chasing rainbows of FAILOUTS?

Or, you can ride a broke back mule.

Your choice.


“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#773327 Oct 16, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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Pure fantasy.
Saul Alinsky - "Ridicule is man's most potent weapon. It is almost impossible to counteract ridicule."

Pick any actual quote from below and tell us why the person referenced didn't say what the Wall Street Journal said they said.
I'll help you. Here's the post again:
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
I just love it when the Democrats use George Bush as a reference to defend their bullshit. I suppose everything the Democrats do is Bush's fault....
A straight-line progression of negotiating points from the Democrats and the Director of OFHEO citing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for cooking the books to hids the CRA failure, then putting this on a time line showing the coincidence of the Democrats being given what they want with their support for the Iraq operation may seem convoluted to you. After all, you're stupid enough to gobble up the obvious lies of the Democrats.
"So are you saying that when F&F cooked the books, during Bush, that it was the Dems fault?"
Here's the relevant quotes showing the Democrats protecting Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac while they cook the books:
Barney Frank - " I worry, frankly, that there's a tension here. The more people, in my judgment, exaggerate a threat of safety and soundness, the more people conjure up the possibility of serious financial losses to the Treasury, which I do not see. I think we see entities that are fundamentally sound financially and withstand some of the disaster scenarios."
... and "I do think I do not want the same kind of focus on safety and soundness that we have in OCC [Office of the Comptroller of the Currency] and OTS [Office of Thrift Supervision]. I want to roll the dice a little bit more in this situation towards subsidized housing."
OFHEO Director Armando Falcon Jr - "OFHEO [Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight] did not improperly apply accounting rules; Freddie Mac did. OFHEO did not try to manage earnings improperly; Freddie Mac did. So this isn't about the agency's engagement in improper conduct, it is about Freddie Mac. Let me just correct the record on that. I have been asking for these additional authorities for four years now. I have been asking for additional resources, the independent appropriations assessment powers."
Rep. Gregory Meeks (D., N.Y.)- " I am just pissed off at OFHEO because if it wasn't for you I don't think that we would be here in the first place."
"And that after Bush's 2002 'we need to make sure by any means possible that every American owns a home' speech that the sub prime market didn't expand 10 fold? And that it was never an issue until 2007?"
If you read the material, you will see that this was an issue going all the way back to when Bill Clinton began this economic nightmare when he strong-armed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac into pushing the Democrats' ludicrous subprime housing loan program nationwide. It was 2003 when it came before Congress in hearings that were called because the threat to our economy had been identified, and because the Democrats demanded the Republicans give in to them over their subprime program that eventually collapsed our economy.
The bottom line is, the Republicans gave the Democrats what they wanted, in exchange the Democrats were for the Iraq operation (before they were against it), the Democrats gained full oversight of their ludicrous subprime housing loan program, and after 2 years of Democrat oversight that program collapsed our economy.
Now, let's compare the timelines of the Republicans giving to the Democrats their wish for no effective oversight of their insane subprime loan program that ultimately collapsed our economy after 2 years of oversight by Democrats to the timeline of the Democrats being for the Iraq operation before they were against it.

“Amor patriae.”

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#773328 Oct 16, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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Well we say it because Republicans want to roll back EPA regulations.
WTF do you think it means when they want government to get out of the way.
That's a lie. All we want to do is take the EPA, IRS, ED, PPACA, HUD, and dozens more like them, bulldoze them all into a huge pile and start an immense, fat burning, global warming, air polluting, hot-dog roasting, bonfire.
American Lady

Danville, KY

#773329 Oct 16, 2012

keyedup wrote:
<quoted text>Whole lot of church
Very little religion
It's the teabag culture...

IF that is 'true'
Satanism must be the 'lib' culture


Since: May 11

Newville, PA

#773330 Oct 16, 2012
Nobama wrote:
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North American energy independence eliminates reliance on Middle East sources.....
I get it. Before it was our energy independence & now you ply the trick of substituting North American? The Romney trick he uses to dupe the right whiners.

It makes no difference. Global oil market does not distinguish the source of the oil. Price will not change.

Money crossing our borders has the same effect on our economy regardless.

Not buying from friendly sources in the Middle East & other friendly non-North America sources would damage those relationships.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#773331 Oct 16, 2012
keyedup wrote:
<quoted text>Whole lot of church
Very little religion
It's the teabag culture...
Let's get one of those ole popular treasonous chants going for ole time's sake.
Everybody. All together now.
"God DAMN America!"

... whole lot of church... very little religion.
It's the America-hating Obama culture.
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#773332 Oct 16, 2012
Peppy wrote:
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A large portion liberals are academics, union employees or government workers. Most are clueless when it comes to business issues. They view business leaders as cruel tyrants that should be operating primarily to serve the good of society. Makes for a good fairy tale but nothing more.
A large portion of business owners and CEOS are clueless when it comes to realizing the value of its employees and treating them with the respect and dignity that they deserve.
A company that opens its business in a town that employs most of that towns population does have a responsibility for the good of society.

Since: May 11

Newville, PA

#773334 Oct 16, 2012
Nobama wrote:
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free trade is essential in the modern world.....NAFTA is not the problem....
I have no problem with NAFTA.

I have a problem when you moronic right whiners blame Clinton for it.

Greer, SC

#773335 Oct 16, 2012
Michelle Obama: "Vote for my husband knuckleheads, we'll put ya on food stamps"
Jane Says


#773336 Oct 16, 2012
American Lady wrote:
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Armour of God Prayer
Heavenly father I am ready to take my stand against the powers of darkness. Please help me to stand against the spiritual forces of evil that want to destroy my family, my Country, and me...
The Belt of Truth
I buckle the belt of truth around my waist. Help me be a person of truth and reliability. Please give me the words to say when people ask why I follow Jesus. Help me tell about Jesus' death and resurrection and his promise of eternal life to those who believe in him.
The Breastplate of Righteousness
Heavenly father in the name of Jesus I take the breastplate of righteousness. Thank you for giving me God's righteousness because I am not perfect. God graciously protects me with his own righteousness because&#65279; I believe in Jesus Christ.
The Gospel of Peace
In the name of Jesus I stand firmly on feet prepared with the gospel of peace. Help me to resist temptation and stay away from people, places, and situations that tempt me.
Lord… help me live in peace with my family and other believers as much as it&#65279; depends on you.
The Shield of Faith
Lord in the&#65279; name of Jesus I lift up the shield of Faith. Help me to hold up the shield and stop the hours of doubt, despair and hopelessness that the enemy constantly shoots at me.
The Helmet of Salvation
Father in the name of Jesus I place upon my head the helmet of Salvation. Help me to know that no matter how tough this life is… Jesus&#65279; has conquered sin. And I live with the assurance that one day I will live with God in heaven.
Sword of the Spirit
I use the sword of the spirit, the word of God, in the name of Jesus. I thank You giving me Your word Lord, the good news of Jesus Christ, help me to tell others about Him. In&#65279; the name of Jesus I ask you to seal this prayer about my faith, equip me and confirm this prayer. I will stand guard against the powers of darkness, I will resist temptations and guard myself from vulnerable positions. I will pray persistently for my fellow believers in the authority of Jesus' name, deeded to me according to my Faith...The Armor of God Prayer
In Jesus' name I pray...
Amen <3
Thank you


Since: Oct 11

Location hidden

#773337 Oct 16, 2012
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
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Good thing--with the FDA FAILURES as well lately!!
LESS life sucking LDS-Better life saving LDS!!
Just figured out what language your typing in, Kentucky TURKEY,,, gobble gobble Gobble

Saint Louis, MO

#773338 Oct 16, 2012
Peppy wrote:
<quoted text>
A large portion liberals are academics, union employees or government workers. Most are clueless when it comes to business issues. They view business leaders as cruel tyrants that should be operating primarily to serve the good of society. Makes for a good fairy tale but nothing more.
You are asking academics, union employees, and government workers to feel sorry for business leaders?

Why is it that you feel like businesses need anyone to feel sorry for them?

The people that make those business grow and make money are the people who put their blood and sweat into those businesses, the academics, union workers, receptionist, mechanics, clerks, laborors, basically - the front line. Why should they feel sorry for their boss who in 95% of businesses are making 6-7 figures a year?

I'm not saying that we make them into bad people, because that they are not. Do they need to pay higher payroll and taxes for their business, no. Should they be individually responsible for the income they earn? YES. Just like everyone else is, down to that receptionist.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#773339 Oct 16, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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Why didn't it start when Bush said it?
Because Clinton was president before Bush, idiot.
Jane Says


#773340 Oct 16, 2012
Gunner wrote:
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Yepperz delving into the name stealing business? Could it be a reaction to the growing anxiety all liberals are feeling as reality starts to sink in?
Dude, business is business, remember? It's not like I do this for the good of society... Only thing that's sinking in around here is the knife of wit into the neck of ignorance.

Since: May 11

Newville, PA

#773341 Oct 16, 2012
DBWriter wrote:
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... and that explains how the Republicans turned over all the purse strings of the government to the Democrats in January, 2007, and a declining 0.16 (that's zero point one six) trillion dollar deficit; and the Republicans turned over to the Democrats a total debt of 5 trillion dollars to the Democrats in January, 2007.
What have the Democrats done to that deficit since?
Did you say they increased it by ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED PERCENT?
And what have the Democrats done to that total debt since?
Did you say they more than tripled it to the 16 trillion dollars it is tocay?
And what kind of plan do the Democrats have to reverse the economically suicidal course they put us on in January, 2007?
Did you say the Democrats don't even have a plan?
Did you say we haven't even had a budget since Obama took office?
Did you say the only two budgets Obama submitted to Congress in the 4 years he's been in office couldn't get even one goddam vote in the entire Congress?
Wouldn't you conclude after being informed of these facts that every Democrat in Congress thinks Obama is an idiot?
So, please tell us why the Democrats in Congress think Obama is a nutcase and they still put him on the ballot to run for another term.
The CBO just said you are an idiot.

Where is that list of legislation the Democrats passed in the first 9 months of 2007 that created this mess.

I keep asking. You keep running.

Bush had budgets. He doubled the debt, created the worst recession in 80 years, a near financial meltdown, a housing collapse & two quagmire wars.

To listen you your constant whining about budgets, I would think the Bush Budgets would have had some sort of super power & prevented it.

Denver, CO

#773342 Oct 16, 2012
Radiation Alert:

Common Household Items We All Use Found to be Contaminated

Governments Have Raised Acceptable Radiation Levels Worldwide to Dupe the Populace

It is clear that, despite a large scale misinformation campaign conducted by various governments and sock puppets throughout the internet, an increase in radiation has been seen in the United States after the Japan Fukushima nuclear disaster.

Recently kitchenware shipped to a port in Canada from India was found to be contaminated with radiation common for use in the medical field.

This is alarming as radioactive materials are now being melted down and added to products that humans use to eat with or have very close contact to.

The mainstream media is finished with Fukushima, but it seems Fukushima isn’t finished with us. A couple of irradiated fish captured near the inoperative nuclear plant showed 25,800 becquerels of caesium per kilo—258 times the level determined ‘safe’ by the government.

Of course there is no ‘safe’ level of radiation, and food contaminated with high amounts of radiation can be especially dangerous.

Not too long ago, it was found that radioactive food (food contaminated with radiation from Fukushima or others sources), is actually comparable to receiving hundreds of X-rays.

However, Fox News reported that Japan’s government said the seafood is safe to eat early on, demonstrationing how governments worldwide are willing to lie even if their populations is at risk.

Nuclear expert Arnie Gundersen says that high-level friends in the State Department told him that Hillary Clinton signed a pact with her counterpart in Japan agreeing that the U.S. will continue buying seafood from Japan, despite that food not being tested for radioactive materials.

Note: You can view a series of documents released under the Freedom of Information Act that prove, without a shadow of doubt, that numerous government agencies participated in a large scale cover up of the radiation that hit the United States from Fukushima.
TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#773343 Oct 16, 2012
DBWriter wrote:
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The climate has been warming since the last ice age began to subside, you ignorant idiot.
And, how about you reference all the fraudulent "science" by your so-called "climatologists" that was blown out of the water by real scientists.
So, please tell us how we can prevent the Earth from warming. How are you going to stop the warming that has been constant for over 10,000 goddam years?
The Earth was without ice previously. It will be without ice again. It's a natural process. Get used to the idea, dupe.
Duh A Vey ...makes me think...that he's purposely trying to represent the typical stereotypical definition of "left wing hug-a-tree nutedness" sometimes. If not...Duh A could be a plaskit bobblehead mold for it lol.

Romney/Ryan 2012!!

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