Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1234629 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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goldengirl

West Jordan, UT

#775012 Oct 17, 2012
Candy Crowley wrote:
Mr. President thank you for four great years NOW Gov.Romney is it true that you gave Eve the apple and not the serpent?
"Four great years"? You must be kidding or have not been out of your house, not watched tv, not read the newspaper, not listed to the radio for the past four years! Don't you have a clue what a mess obummer has gotten us into???? Geez.......wake up!!!
Obama is a joke

Emmaus, PA

#775013 Oct 17, 2012
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>I am sooooo sleepy this morning, but it was worth it...to all those nuts I told (and told and told) that the president had said it was an act of terror the day after the attack, nanabooboo, stick you're head in poopoo. As clearly one who gets his info from Faux, Romney showed once and for all that he has no business in the White House unless he's with a tour group and well supervised.
Did you use your best Honey Boo Boo voice?

You are wrong, ya know. Here's why:

"Since our founding, the United States has been a nation that respects all faiths. We reject all efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of others. But there is absolutely no justification to this type of senseless violence. None. The world must stand together to unequivocally reject these brutal acts."

This refers to the video. Obama referred to terrerorism in a general sense, but did not call the attack itself an act of terrorism. There IS a difference.
krissy

Tacoma, WA

#775014 Oct 17, 2012
http://www.usatoday.com/story/onpolitics/2012...

Aurora victim wanted to hear more about guns

9:49AM EDT October 17. 2012 - President Obama and Mitt Romney discussed gun violence during Tuesday's town hall debate, but it wasn't enough for one victim of the mass shooting inside a Colorado movie theater.

Stephen Barton said he was happy for the question from Nina Gonzalez, who asked Obama what he plans to do to limit the availability of assault weapons. Barton, who was wounded in the face and neck inside the Aurora theater on July 20, starred in a TV ad beseeching the candidates to explain what they would do to curb gun violence.

"But sadly, there were no real answers," he said in a statement sent by Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the group that paid for the "demand a plan" ad that aired before the first debate in Denver.

"We are going to keep demanding a specific plan from both candidates to end gun violence," Barton said.

Obama and Romney said Tuesday they both want to make sure existing gun laws are enforced.

While Obama said he is seeking a "comprehensive strategy" to reduce gun violence, he did say he would like to see a ban on assault weapons reintroduced in Congress. The federal assault weapons ban expired in 2004 and the partisan divide in Congress has made it difficult to bring up any new legislation.

Fact checkers noted that Romney was wrong when he said that it is "already illegal in the country to have automatic weapons." The Los Angeles Times reports "fully automatic weapons -- guns that fire continuously when the trigger is held down -- are legal to possess in the United States but are tightly regulated."

Mayors Against Illegal Guns is co-chaired by New York's Michael Bloomberg and Boston's Thomas Menino.

Catalina Camia

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#775015 Oct 17, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
Romney has no foreign policy experience, and tonight everyone clearly saw that. He is superficially conversant with foreign policy issues, but hasn’t taken the time to learn enough about them to speak about them effectively or persuasively. Romney’s bad judgment and his lack of preparation on this front were on display, and it has probably become clear to a much wider audience that Romney lacks important qualifications for the Presidency.
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/lariso...
It's a difficult thing to do, to call the President of the United States a liar when the entire world is watching. Something the Democrats haven't figured out yet, the whole world is watching. Like when the entire world saw Obama repeat the obvious lie about the demonstration that the entire world knew never happened got out of control and cause the attack that the whole world knew was Al Qaeda.
Yet, the whole world saw the President of the United States mindlessly regurgitate some obvious lie for two weeks.
What happens is, the whole world wonders if the entire population of the United States is stupid enough to believe the President when he repeats a lie the whole world can detect.
Yup, we're really impressing the world with Obama in office. Like when the whole world was impressed when Al Qaeda sacked four of our embassies and raised their flag on the grounds of four US embassies to proclaim to the world that this is how weak the United States actually is. Their flag flying on our flag pole with the embassies burning in the background is a good indication of how Obama's foreign policy is doing.
Obama is a joke

Emmaus, PA

#775016 Oct 17, 2012
dem wrote:
<quoted text>
Looks like this racist bagger has given up.
Typical fkn kkkoward.
Hahaha, talking to yourself in the mirror again, I see.
goldengirl

West Jordan, UT

#775017 Oct 17, 2012
Jeff T in MPLS wrote:
<quoted text>
RealDUMB, still using your mom's computer?
Now that you have opined wrongly on Romney, tell us what ABJECT FAILURE Obama has accomplished as President in the last 4 years....
obottom has failed at everything!!!!!!!!!!
Obama is a joke

Emmaus, PA

#775018 Oct 17, 2012
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Wrong again Melvin. Batting a thousand already.
At least she's consistant.

“Get RIGHT or be left”

Since: Nov 07

www.dreamindemon.com

#775020 Oct 17, 2012
goldengirl wrote:
<quoted text>
"Four great years"? You must be kidding or have not been out of your house, not watched tv, not read the newspaper, not listed to the radio for the past four years! Don't you have a clue what a mess obummer has gotten us into???? Geez.......wake up!!!
Hey friend, I could be wrong, but I read that as HILARIOUS, absolute sarcasm!

“Amor patriae.”

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#775021 Oct 17, 2012
dim wrote:
Not a lot of excitement from the far left here today - it's dead city, like their brains...
They witnessed their dreams being shattered last night.
"Sh!t, time to get ready to start thinking about looking for a job."

Since: May 11

Newville, PA

#775022 Oct 17, 2012
Jeff T in MPLS wrote:
<quoted text>
RealDUMB, still using your mom's computer?
Now that you have opined wrongly on Romney, tell us what ABJECT FAILURE Obama has accomplished as President in the last 4 years....
Took a trend of increasing job losses per month, 750,000 when he took office, and turned it into job gains in the private sector

Took a shrinking economy into a growing economy.

He saved our auto industry

He signed legislation to prevent future government bailouts to prevent any future meltdowns in the financial industry.

He signed the ACA that insures 30 million more Americas & bends the curve of increasing healthcare costs & makes it affordable for individuals & small business to buy insurance.

The recession drove the unemployment rate to 10.2%- Obama has to lowered to 7.8% & heading down.

Obama has decreased the deficit.

According to Moody's, Obama has us on a path to create 12 million new jobs within the next two years under current policies.

He ended the Iraq War.

He has the Afghanistan War on schedule to end within the next two years.

He has killed Bin Laden & numerous Al Qaida's leaders.

His sanctions are crippling Iran.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#775023 Oct 17, 2012
Homer wrote:
Okay so in a Republican world with all things being equal, why are women paid less?
Children, home, medical.
kuda

Cincinnati, OH

#775024 Oct 17, 2012
Countdown to the third Presidential candidate debate...
Only five more days.

Will Obama continue to own Romney?

What will Romney say he believes about military intervention in the Middle East?

“Get RIGHT or be left”

Since: Nov 07

www.dreamindemon.com

#775025 Oct 17, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Its equal pay for equal work on an individual basis.
There is nothing that says the average pay of men & the average pay of men need to be equal.
If I have two sales men & two Sales women making $60K and a receptionist making 30K, Jeffy would claim that I am discriminating against women.
Nice try Jeffy. Next time get better informed.
Poor, ignorant RealDUMB.

Fact is, bonehead, that if you had sales people making $60 a year, I would congratulate you on somehow finding people more stupid than you that would stay at a job like that.

Since: May 11

Newville, PA

#775026 Oct 17, 2012
krissy wrote:
http://www.usatoday.com/story/ onpolitics/2012/10/17/obama-ro mney-town-hall-debate-guns-aur ora/1638421/
Aurora victim wanted to hear more about guns
9:49AM EDT October 17. 2012 - President Obama and Mitt Romney discussed gun violence during Tuesday's town hall debate, but it wasn't enough for one victim of the mass shooting inside a Colorado movie theater.
Stephen Barton said he was happy for the question from Nina Gonzalez, who asked Obama what he plans to do to limit the availability of assault weapons. Barton, who was wounded in the face and neck inside the Aurora theater on July 20, starred in a TV ad beseeching the candidates to explain what they would do to curb gun violence.
"But sadly, there were no real answers," he said in a statement sent by Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the group that paid for the "demand a plan" ad that aired before the first debate in Denver.
"We are going to keep demanding a specific plan from both candidates to end gun violence," Barton said.
Obama and Romney said Tuesday they both want to make sure existing gun laws are enforced.
While Obama said he is seeking a "comprehensive strategy" to reduce gun violence, he did say he would like to see a ban on assault weapons reintroduced in Congress. The federal assault weapons ban expired in 2004 and the partisan divide in Congress has made it difficult to bring up any new legislation.
Fact checkers noted that Romney was wrong when he said that it is "already illegal in the country to have automatic weapons." The Los Angeles Times reports "fully automatic weapons -- guns that fire continuously when the trigger is held down -- are legal to possess in the United States but are tightly regulated."
Mayors Against Illegal Guns is co-chaired by New York's Michael Bloomberg and Boston's Thomas Menino.
Catalina Camia
If Congress passed the ban, Obama would sign it. The problem is that the NRA has made it political poison to talk about guns.
goldengirl

West Jordan, UT

#775028 Oct 17, 2012
Jeff T in MPLS wrote:
<quoted text>
Hey friend, I could be wrong, but I read that as HILARIOUS, absolute sarcasm!
It was meant to be just that.
goldengirl

West Jordan, UT

#775029 Oct 17, 2012
Obama is a joke wrote:
<quoted text>
Hahaha, talking to yourself in the mirror again, I see.
LOL!!
goldengirl

West Jordan, UT

#775030 Oct 17, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Took a trend of increasing job losses per month, 750,000 when he took office, and turned it into job gains in the private sector
Took a shrinking economy into a growing economy.
He saved our auto industry
He signed legislation to prevent future government bailouts to prevent any future meltdowns in the financial industry.
He signed the ACA that insures 30 million more Americas & bends the curve of increasing healthcare costs & makes it affordable for individuals & small business to buy insurance.
The recession drove the unemployment rate to 10.2%- Obama has to lowered to 7.8% & heading down.
Obama has decreased the deficit.
According to Moody's, Obama has us on a path to create 12 million new jobs within the next two years under current policies.
He ended the Iraq War.
He has the Afghanistan War on schedule to end within the next two years.
He has killed Bin Laden & numerous Al Qaida's leaders.
His sanctions are crippling Iran.
HE didn't do any of those!!!!!! He has totally failed the people of the United States of America.
Jimmy

Newington, CT

#775032 Oct 17, 2012
mdbuilder wrote:
<quoted text>
They witnessed their dreams being shattered last night.
"Sh!t, time to get ready to start thinking about looking for a job."
Obama didn't mention Hope & Change one time last night. The party is over. Liberalturds are frantically trying to get their Obamaphones now before it's too late.

Since: May 11

Newville, PA

#775033 Oct 17, 2012
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
Investment should be encouraged not penalized.
What is the option to investing? Stuffing your money in your mattress?

What else would these people do with their money?
Jimmy

Newington, CT

#775034 Oct 17, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
If Congress passed the ban, Obama would sign it. The problem is that the NRA has made it political poison to talk about guns.
What you just said contadicts what OldRaider/OldRetard was saying for days a month or so ago. You lefties are so full of it.

Which way is the wind blowing today? I'm glad I'm not downwind of any of you pieces of garbage.

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