Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1348975 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

#775909 Oct 18, 2012
Many women who are raped fail to report it for many reasons; fear, not wanting to go through the process of a trial, not knowing who raped her etc.
Romney Ryan have said they support abortion in the case of rape, what happens if the woman doesn't report the rape and discovers she is pregnant? What she does report it and the rapist is found not guilty?

How can any woman or man who cares about women vote for these men who want to send women back to the 1950's?

If mitt gets elected, he will appoint two justices to the Supreme Court, this means say goodbye to women's rights that were fought for for 50 years.
TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#775910 Oct 18, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Another Gunner dishonest post.
The CBO report said there would still be 30 million residents not covered. Not Americans.
Residents would include aliens - both legal & illegal.
ILLegals-E-Verify AND Register! NO excuses!

The FREE rides are OVER!

ROMNEY/RYAN 2012!
Sending the propagandist commies to the commietic trash bins--with Actual PLANS!
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#775911 Oct 18, 2012
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
If you don't know anything, you don't have enough information to even participate in the conversation. Right?
So, you should keep your lack of thoughts to yourself and not expose yourself to the audience as an ignorant buffoon.
There are many statements in the post describing the requirement of very sophisticated training and intelligence.
Here's the post again for your reference. If you're too ignorant to even participate in the discussion, please leave the discussion to the adults.
Obama is completely out of touch. He's not in charge of anything. He says only what he's ordered to say. Everything is scripted for him. That's the legacy he'll leave. We have never had a president that was so inconsequential.
I smell Vallerie Jarrett. She decided we didn't want to offend the terrorists we knew were organizing in Libya, so she ordered the ambassador to be with very low security.
Now, let's get to the real issue:
It's obvious Al Qaeda trained their assault team very thuroughly in some mock-up facility of the exact location of the attack. All you have to do is observe the precision of their movements through the facility to deduce this. This was a very precisely planned attack requiring coordination of movement during action through multiple locations.
This requires precise timing. The timing is based on the location of the American ambassador. The assault team has to be assembled. They're not just hanging around at the assault point fully armed for weeks waiting for the ambassador to arrive. They know they will get a signal from somewhere that starts their attack. Their attack starts with the notification of everyone in the assault team, everyone involved in the placement of the heavy weapons, the diversionary fire team, and everyone involved in the communication between the different elements of the attack.
They have to know exactly when the ambassador will be at the consulate.
If they did not have information directly from the US government, and I suspect Vallerie Jarrett, then it would have been impossible for them to execute this type of assault. Without someone in either the State Department or the White House giving to Al Qaeda real-time location information of the American ambassador, they would have attempted to kill him at the usual location, the embassy in Tripoli.
This is too much like the very next "secret" mission of SEAL Team Six when their helicopter descended to disembark the SEAL team at the "secret" location right into the sights of a lone Taliban waiting for them with a rocket launcher.
So says Mr. Right Wing Talking Points.

Which, by default, are preposterously ignorant. Or at least that's what I suspect, which as we all know by now means I hit the nail on the head.

Since: May 11

Newville, PA

#775912 Oct 18, 2012
Ex- El Paso Resident wrote:
<quoted text>
Do you want to see fact and truth vs. what Obama says in front of women voters to get their votes?
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-20383...
http://www.washingtontimes.com/blog/inside-po...
http://dailycaller.com/2012/10/16/obama-touts...
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-21285...
I guess binders are not as big of a deal as many make them out to be. Over half of Rommney's top administrators in state government were women. Beats the hell of the White House numbers doesn't it?
Please note dates on some (not all) of these articles were prior to debates (meaning not driven by the debate like some current articles have been).
Keep believing Obama really cares about you and fair pay for you and not just your vote when he does not apply equal pay and opportunity in his own administration.
Romney applied Affirmative Action? He denied qualified men jobs & replaced them with women who must not have been as qualified else they would have been considered in the first place.

I thought you right whiners hated affirmative action.

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#775913 Oct 18, 2012
Morons4Mitt wrote:
<quoted text>Poor people don't lend money. Wall St. millionaires took the bad loans the bank millionaires made and sold it to the world. That's what caused the housing collapse. Millionaires and billionaires.
Same thing with ALL the jobs shipped to China. The workers didn't ship them. It was people like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs. Two of the richest people EVER in America. The rich are killing America but you Repubs defend them each and everyday.
You're getting way ahead of the class. You have inadvertently led the discussion to what is known as "Special Purpose Vehicles."
A "Special Purpose Vehicle" is an offshore company created by the owner of worthless mortgages created by the Democrats' lunatic subprime loan program. The mother company "sells" the worthless mortgages created by the Democrats' idiotic subprime loan program individually, bundles in what is called "traunches." The "Special Purpose Vehicle" sells the traunch back to the mother company as a single unit. This removes the individual "toxic assets" created by the Democrats' subprime loan program form the books of the mother company, and replaces them with the "traunch" that cannot be investigated because the "Special Purpose Vehicle" isn't a company in the United States. It is in a foreign country.
Then, because the "traunch" is a real estate traunch, and it is widely known that Americans pay their mortgages, the "traunch" is given a AAA rating.
There is quite a bit of fraud and deceit involved in getting the AAA rating applied.
Ben Bernanke was testifying before Barney Frank's committee and utterred the words "Special Purpose Vehicle." Immediately after he uttered those words, all questioning of him immediately ceased. Bernanke mentioning "Special Purpose Vehicle" in front of Barney Frank's committee was enough to shut every goddam Democrat mouth in DC. Later, Bernanke received unanimous support from the Democrats to continue as head of the Fed.

One would suspect a connection there.....

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#775914 Oct 18, 2012
keyedup wrote:
<quoted text>Have yu seen the stock market lately The business community seems to be doing fine under President Obama..Those who don't educate themselves will not have good jobs...farmers in this country couldn't survive without government subsides and food stamp programs.. so get your facts straight or shut the hell up dummy...
There are so many stupid statements in this post. Actually the entire post.
1)The stock market answers to share holders-those that are doing well are investing in the Bric countries. They are running lean and watching the bottom line. Many have moved jobs out of the United States because of the upcoming O'bama care. Here are two examples in O'bama's home, democrat, ruled state. Abbot Laboratories will be laying off over 2000 by 2013. Kraft foods is also slated to lay off and has split their company into two divisions. One international and one here-thus preparing for the fall-out if O'bama is re-elected.
2) Those that don't educate themselves? what is education to you? 100,000 dollar college degree? What is a good job to you? Got some numbers. Some people think having a job at all is a good job. 23 million people in this country would consider a job a good job.
3) Farming property is the only property that was not hit by the housing crisis.. Land prices have risen sharply in response to recent high farm profits. Farm land prices in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, and Wisconsin have risen by better than 50 percent from 2006 to 2010. They are on track to notch up another strong gain in 2011. As of the third quarter this year, land prices were up 25 percent from just one year ago. The mass amounts of farm subsidies are for corn, but I am sure you know that-Ethanol.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#775915 Oct 18, 2012
Fast and Furious in the mid-east? Are we (the US) arming AL-qeada in the middle east? It would appear so and with Joe Biden's approval. NYTimes
Nobama

Allentown, PA

#775916 Oct 18, 2012
flack wrote:
Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Rise To 388,000
Unexpectedly? Who the hell didn't expect the number to go back up where they should be? Heck last weeks numbers were revised up 370,000 before today because California under reported their numbers. I think we need some new experts. They are never right.
you're being far too kind....the numbers are all phony, invented by the Hussein Obama campaign.....

President Romney will clean house at the Labor Department....return honesty to government....

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#775918 Oct 18, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
So says Mr. Right Wing Talking Points.
Which, by default, are preposterously ignorant. Or at least that's what I suspect, which as we all know by now means I hit the nail on the head.
You still haven't answered the post. Tell us why you think this. Explain your viewpoint. I'll help you. Here's the post again:

There are many statements in the post describing the requirement of very sophisticated training and intelligence.
Here's the post again for your reference. If you're too ignorant to even participate in the discussion, please leave the discussion to the adults.
Obama is completely out of touch. He's not in charge of anything. He says only what he's ordered to say. Everything is scripted for him. That's the legacy he'll leave. We have never had a president that was so inconsequential.
I smell Vallerie Jarrett. She decided we didn't want to offend the terrorists we knew were organizing in Libya, so she ordered the ambassador to be with very low security.
Now, let's get to the real issue:
It's obvious Al Qaeda trained their assault team very thuroughly in some mock-up facility of the exact location of the attack. All you have to do is observe the precision of their movements through the facility to deduce this. This was a very precisely planned attack requiring coordination of movement during action through multiple locations.
This requires precise timing. The timing is based on the location of the American ambassador. The assault team has to be assembled. They're not just hanging around at the assault point fully armed for weeks waiting for the ambassador to arrive. They know they will get a signal from somewhere that starts their attack. Their attack starts with the notification of everyone in the assault team, everyone involved in the placement of the heavy weapons, the diversionary fire team, and everyone involved in the communication between the different elements of the attack.
They have to know exactly when the ambassador will be at the consulate.
If they did not have information directly from the US government, and I suspect Vallerie Jarrett, then it would have been impossible for them to execute this type of assault. Without someone in either the State Department or the White House giving to Al Qaeda real-time location information of the American ambassador, they would have attempted to kill him at the usual location, the embassy in Tripoli.
This is too much like the very next "secret" mission of SEAL Team Six when their helicopter descended to disembark the SEAL team at the "secret" location right into the sights of a lone Taliban waiting for them with a rocket launcher.
TheIndependentMa jority

Somerset, KY

#775921 Oct 18, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Romney applied Affirmative Action? He denied qualified men jobs & replaced them with women who must not have been as qualified else they would have been considered in the first place.
I thought you right whiners hated affirmative action.
Hey Putz-

Supply and demand--SAVE America from choking people at the gas pumps (cause hybrids DON'T matter on the price per gallon--OVER priced due to under economic activity is still the same--TOO MUCH per gallon!!)

With limited access to deep water ports, Canadian oil producers have been shipping crude to American refiners, where oil stocks are already ample. Relatively tight supplies outside the U.S., meanwhile, have pushed international crude prices higher.

The solution, for Canadian producers, is a pipeline that would cross the U.S. and provide access to ports in the Gulf of Mexico, where it could be shipped to buyers around the world. That would reduce the glut of oil that has depressed U.S. prices, forcing up the cost to U.S. refiners.

KEYSTONE FOR American economic recovery-NOT Against it! Move that commodity again!!!
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#775924 Oct 18, 2012
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>Most of us that went to college in the 80's understand what a binder is....are you saying that most don't need one while collecting welfare?
Women are not going back to 1950, it's not going to happen

Romney: GFY

Since: May 11

Newville, PA

#775926 Oct 18, 2012
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
Please tell us about the cost trend leading up to the recession caused by the Democrats' lunatic subprime housing mortgage underwriting program.
Then, kindly explain to us how stagnant economic growth creates sufficient increase in demand to double the cost.
You may add to your explanation the effect of Quantitative Easing, or simply put counterfeiting US currency, causing the US dollar to be devalued, thus the number of dollars required to purchase any product of unchanging value will increase.
Thank you for your cooperation.

Wow.

No this idiot blames the drop of gasoline on the CRA.

Is there no end to your stupidity?

The CRA had nothing to do with unfunded tax cuts, unfunded wars, unfunded expansions to medicare, unfunded growth in government.

The CRA had noting to do mortgage sellers selling loans to people who could not afford it, selling those mortgages to financial institutions who bundled these bad mortgages with good mortgages, bought AAA ratings & sold them to unsuspecting investors.

The CRA had nothing to do with the housing bubble.

The only thong the CRA did was provide idiots like you an excuse for your party's failures in creating the worst recession in 80 years.

In 2008 oil went from $147 to in the $30's. Because of demand. They stabilized in Aug of 2009.

Of course, being an oil expert, I thought you would know that.

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#775927 Oct 18, 2012
Obama is a joke wrote:
<quoted text>
Aww fetch, you wouldn't hire a woman who marched dressed as Big Bird or a vagina as president of your company???? How sexist of you!
Can you imagine what their poor kids have to face after their friends see their the TV coverage?
LOL-as a woman I don't know where the standards of these women went. The great thing about the internet is you can decipher who is going to be a good worker and who isn't. Normally the femi-loons post their crap all over. They are proud of merely being a vagina.
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#775929 Oct 18, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Romney applied Affirmative Action? He denied qualified men jobs & replaced them with women who must not have been as qualified else they would have been considered in the first place.
I thought you right whiners hated affirmative action.
Romney Ryan favor personhood, this would make contraception illegal. If these dictators get elected, all women should go on a sex strike, they can go eff themselves

2012 and they want to turn women into June Cleaver? I don't think so. He is such an absolute insult to American women that it is beyond comprehension

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#775930 Oct 18, 2012
Nobama wrote:
<quoted text>
you're being far too kind....the numbers are all phony, invented by the Hussein Obama campaign.....
President Romney will clean house at the Labor Department....return honesty to government....
Virginia has 5.6% unemployment. You would think things would be fairly humming along right? I have never in 25 years seen so many empty houses for sale. I have never seen so many empty store fronts. I have never seen so many houses for sale in the neighborhood. Hell I've never seen so many for rent or lease signs ever. Both apartments and commercial ties. 5.6% unemployment! What must places look like where it's up around 10%?

Since: May 11

Newville, PA

#775931 Oct 18, 2012
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
5 million jobs lost by the recession....
Do you mean the recession caused by the economic collapse caused by the Democrats' ludicrous subprime housing loan program that collapsed our economy after 2 years of direct oversight by the Democrats?
Thanks for clearing that up for us.
"It was pathetic, dishonest, and an outright blatant lie for Romney to blame those on Obama."
Can you kindly explain to us why the financial institutions that caused the economic collapse gave so much bribe money to Obama, in the entire Congress only Christopher Dodd received more than Obama; and why these financial institutions that collapsed our economy gave that much money to Obama; and why you think there is not a link between Obama becoming president and all the money these institutions that collapsed our economy and gave a fortune in bribe money to Obama getting all the money they lost in the economic collapse they caused back PLUS enough money to purchase banks that didn't participate in the Democrats' idiotic subprime loan program but were devastated by the economic collapse.
Please explain this.
I get it. TARP was Obama's plan all along.

WTF was I thinking. Wall Street knew in early *& mid 2008 that they would get bailed out. Not only that, they were too stupid to know McCain would favor TARP.

You get dumber every f*cking day.
Jimmy

Newington, CT

#775932 Oct 18, 2012
dem wrote:
<quoted text>
Nostrilfuckface for sure
Zero loser, as proven over and over again.
Jane Says

New York, NY

#775933 Oct 18, 2012
dem wrote:
<quoted text>
The post?
Bwahahahaha
Your life?
Bwahahahaha

Since: May 11

Newville, PA

#775934 Oct 18, 2012
talking parrot member wrote:
<quoted text>
I hope rmoney wins....
Just so we can watch your head explode!
If Romney wins, I know there is still a liberal in the White House.
Gunner

Cromwell, CT

#775935 Oct 18, 2012
Violent Crime Rises 18 Percent Nationwide

U.S. sees first year-to-year hike in nearly two decades

Violent crime in the United States rose by 18 percent last year, the first year-to-year increase in nearly two decades, the Justice Department said Wednesday.

The instances of reported crimes of violence, according to the departmentís Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), had fallen more than 65 percent since 1993, dropping from 16.8 million incidents to 5.8 million.

The number of property crimes last year also showed an increase, jumping by 11 percent.

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