Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1262833 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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American Lady

Danville, KY

#784475 Oct 26, 2012
Doom and gloom wrote:
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Well I guess we just need to go and have another war then, don't we? That should fix everything up find and dandy. That'll fix em. Let's get that ole kick azz mentality going again. Bush couldn't wait to start an unnecessary war that killed thousands of our soldiers and left their families without a husband, a father, a son and a friend. And let's not forget the ones who did survive and are maimed/disabled for life. What did they get in return? Not much, and all because some silver spoon elitist and military dodger decided he's going to be a tough azz president. By the looks of Romney, your precious Mormon idol, I can tell it won't take much to set him off. God help us all. BTW, it takes a backstabber to know one.
Op-Ed: Stevens Video: Dancing With Corpses, Dancing in Blood

Here is one among thousands of similar examples. The lead editorial in the New York Times on 9/20/12 was titled:“The United States and the Muslim World” and sub-titled “Despite the attacks, Americans must remain engaged with struggling Arab democracies.”

The editorial goes on to praise President Obama and to condemn “Mitt Romney and the Republicans who have leveled preposterous charges that Mr. Obama has been weak and apologetic.” The editorial believes that Libyans tried to save Ambassador Stevens.

That is not true. Here’s what’s happening.

America is now experiencing what Israel has had to live with, unaided, disbelieved, for decades.

Remember the ghoulish lynching of the two Israeli reservists in Ramallah in 2000? And how the Palestinians danced for joy in the streets on 9/11? In 2012, the Arab Street, the Islamist Muslim Street, is again dancing in blood, dancing with corpses.

People have cautioned me not to write about mob mass rape without proper sources. They are right. But today, what constitutes a credible source? Would one turn to the New York Times (or Huffington Post or NPR) or to The Wall Street Journal, National Review, or the Weekly Standard?

What constitutes irrefutable proof—the kind accepted by all?

Remember the Mumbai massacre? Islamist terrorists forced hotel guests to strip naked to humiliate them before they killed them. Remember the Chabad Rabbi and his very pregnant wife in Mumbai? They were both tortured in full sight of each other and their genitals were mutilated.

Nothing has changed in the region. Barbarism still reigns. Israel is an island under siege.

Israel is also America’s only stable and militarily ready ally in the Middle East. I am so angry by how President Obama has treated Israel that in the midst of the anti-American uprisings, I clenched my fists and thought the unthinkable:“When the time comes, Israel should not help America. No landing rights, no refueling, no intelligence.

And then I paused and thought:“No. The price for Israel’s help has just gone way up.”

MORE:
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/Articles/Ar...

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American Lady

Danville, KY

#784476 Oct 26, 2012
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Well i'm sorry but you typify a typical "tea party" person, total paronia and fear of change. First it was birther, then it was muslim, now it's putting your security at risk and of course it's cut the spending, but only on the welfare ppl, leave the tax cuts for the rich. That's how you ppl build a nation, of ...f..g zombies. Good luck with that ....NOT
KiSS my "Go to Hell"
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LiKe iT bub ...

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American Lady

Danville, KY

#784477 Oct 26, 2012
CBS BUSTS OBAMA--AND ITSELF--IN BENGHAZI COVER-UP

CBS News has released a clip of an interview by Steve Kroft of 60 Minutes on Sep. 12 with President Barack Obama that indicates Obama knew the assault on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya was a premeditated terror attack--and suggests the White House later deceived the public by blaming protests against an anti-Islam video. CBS chose not to air the clip for over a month--but did air Obama’s attack on Romney that same night.

MORE:
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Journalism/2012/...

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American Lady

Danville, KY

#784478 Oct 26, 2012
Good night ...
I hope you dems can 'sleep well'...
after finding out what your 0 has done!

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Nobody you know

Philippines

#784479 Oct 26, 2012
OBAMIES ZOMBIES wrote:
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Obama is destroying America and his supporters are helping ...God protect America and the American people from evil.
I am much more confident that Obamie the Commie is going down the tubes.
We will all be singing "Ding dong the witch is dead."
His supporters can all go suck an egg.
OBAMIES ZOMBIES

Los Angeles, CA

#784480 Oct 26, 2012
Nobody you know wrote:
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I am much more confident that Obamie the Commie is going down the tubes.
We will all be singing "Ding dong the witch is dead."
His supporters can all go suck an egg.
Obama is evil, nasty, anti-America, anti -Christianity, fraud of a president.

God bless America, my home sweet home!!!!!!!!!!

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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#784481 Oct 26, 2012
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You silly little person. Americans expect more competency from their Intelligent agencies and DOD than was displayed that night!! Good heavens they already admitted they had visual views of what was happening.
You silly little person. Where is the context?

So when did we have the first visual?

It's only on FOX where no one will point out the missing context, and this sure as hell ain't FOX.

And I find it highly suspicious that in 2001 the CIA was over competent, and now they're incompetent.

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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#784483 Oct 26, 2012
American Lady wrote:
CBS BUSTS OBAMA--AND ITSELF--IN BENGHAZI COVER-UP
CBS News has released a clip of an interview by Steve Kroft of 60 Minutes on Sep. 12 with President Barack Obama that indicates Obama knew the assault on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya was a premeditated terror attack--and suggests the White House later deceived the public by blaming protests against an anti-Islam video. CBS chose not to air the clip for over a month--but did air Obama’s attack on Romney that same night.
MORE:
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Journalism/2012/...
A headline you will only find on a right wing site.

And we all know what that means....everyone else will somehow see it different.

Better check into 'somehow'.

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PDUPONT

Chester, MA

#784484 Oct 26, 2012
carol wrote:
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Because embassies are considered extensions of the country they represent. In essence, they attacked the USA on 9/11 - again.
Security was removed a few weeks before the attack and the call for help was repeatedly denied.
The lapse in judgment at the highest level and the mixed messages afterwards is a big deal because we still don't have answers.
It wouldn't look good for this president's campaign if he admitted his administration failed to prevent an attack and protect an ambassador on 9/11.
There's our answer.
Well Carol who used their majority in the House to cut funding for diplomatic security? The GOP cut the administration's request for diplomatic security funding by $128 million in fiscal 2011 and $331 million in fiscal 2012. The Democratic controlled Senate manages to restore $88 million of that amount. Rep Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah stated that;
“I believe, personally, with more assets, more resources, just meeting the minimum standards, we could have and should have saved the life of Ambassador Stevens and the other people who were there,”
Yet he was one of those that voted to cut these funds.
It's probably a moot point as Security Officer Eric Nordstrom testified:
“Having an extra foot of wall, or an extra half-dozen guards or agents would not have enabled us to respond to that kind of assault,”
You're demonstrating your rank hypocrisy by criticizing this president when in past posts you've excused his predecessor who despite warnings issued months earlier allowed an attack on this country that killed over 3000 in New York, the Pentagon and Pennsylvania.
You're an idiot Carol.

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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#784485 Oct 26, 2012
Military response to Benghazi attack questioned

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Thursday defended the U.S. military response, saying the situation on the ground was too confusing.

"You don't deploy forces into harm's way without knowing what's on, without having some real time information about what's taking place," Panetta said.

He said senior officers, including Gen. Carter Ham, the U.S. commander for Africa, and General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, all opposed military intervention.

"General Ham, General Dempsey and I felt very strongly that we could not put forces at risk in that situation," Panetta said.

When asked whether they had forces on any heightened alert in that area because of the approaching 9/11 anniversary, Panetta said they did.

Gen. Dempsey added: "And let me point out, it was 9/11 everywhere in the world."

Defense officials say a general alert had been issued to U.S. forces worldwide, but no special alert had been ordered for Libya because there was no intelligence predicting an attack.

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18563_162-5754071...

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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#784486 Oct 26, 2012
GOP's Benghazi Smoking Gun Goes Up in Smoke

Even if the State Department email had been accurate, conservatives pounced on it eagerly without underlying corroboration, thereby providing a pretty good example of how complicated intelligence analysis can be and why it's a bad idea to simply jump on a piece of information that fits your preconceived biases.

http://www.motherjones.com/mojo/2012/10/bengh...

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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#784487 Oct 26, 2012
New Reporting Undermines Fox's Rush To Attack Obama Over Libya Emails

http://mediamatters.org/blog/2012/10/25/new-r...

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Florida

Tampa, FL

#784488 Oct 26, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
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A headline you will only find on a right wing site.
And we all know what that means....everyone else will somehow see it different.
Better check into 'somehow'.
$5 Million to a charity of obama's choice if obama releases his sealed records...
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What is obama hiding?
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Why is obama selling out a charity?
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Why is obama losing?
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Why are you a loser?
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It's the culture...

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PDUPONT

Chester, MA

#784489 Oct 26, 2012
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Would you be talking about the economic collapse caused by the Democrats' Marxist subprime housing loan program that collapsed our economy after 2 years of complete oversight by Democrats of the very financial institutions that caused the collapse?
You just can't let go of a good lie can you DB? No government program was responsible for the collapse of the housing market, it was unregulated mortgage brokers like Countrywide and Indy Mac who purposely made these sketchy loans with the intention of selling them off before they went bad. These mortgage originators weren't even subject to CRA rules which were in fact fairly stringent.
www.businessweek.com/investing/insights/.../c...
You're an idiot DB.

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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#784490 Oct 26, 2012
Sununu retreats on claim that Powell's endorsement of Obama was race-driven

http://www.politico.com/politico44/2012/10/su...

That's called a 'Limbaugh'.

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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#784491 Oct 26, 2012
Florida wrote:
<quoted text>$5 Million to a charity of obama's choice if obama releases his sealed records...
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yawn

too early for birther crap. go back to sleep.

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Florida

Tampa, FL

#784492 Oct 26, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
New Reporting Undermines Fox's Rush To Attack Obama Over Libya Emails
http://mediamatters.org/blog/2012/10/25/new-r...
You have too few brain cells to retain that kind of info...Go discover a cure for crying over Fox News you idiot!
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It's the culture...

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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#784493 Oct 26, 2012
A new ad from Mitt Romney’s campaign patches together pieces of Romney’s debate defense of his claim that Barack Obama began his presidency on an “apology tour” in the Middle East — leaving out parts that are demonstrably untrue. But even with the benefit of careful editing, Romney’s claim falls short of its billing.

Typically, when we fact-check quotes, it is often a matter of a candidate selectively grabbing bits and pieces of his opponent’s words, leaving out important pieces of context, to create a misleading impression. Here, we have an unusual case of a Romney ad selectively quoting its own candidate to misleading effect.

http://factcheck.org/2012/10/editing-romneys-...

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Florida

Tampa, FL

#784494 Oct 26, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
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yawn
too early for birther crap. go back to sleep.
Democrats: We started the "birther" movement before we were against it..
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Idiot retard liberals start and are the "proud parents" of the birther movement, sellout, then blame someone else because you're the idiot...
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What is obama hiding?
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Why is obama selling out a charity?
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Why is obama losing?
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Why are you a loser?
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It's the culture...

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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#784495 Oct 26, 2012
It really wasn’t with Donald Trump in mind that I named the latest occasional open thread,“Waiting for the other shoe to drop;” nevertheless, it seems appropriate now, as there has been so much antwitterpation of Donald Trump’s “October Surprise” revelation about Barack Obama.

It turns out that birther concern troll Trump isn’t revealing anything about Obama beyond an offer to donate $5 million to charity if Obama releases his college and passport records. Big Bird could probably use the money right now. Trump is reported to have a net worth somewhere around $3 billion, so his offer amounts to .1% of his riches. I think Obama should hold out for a lot more money plus Romney’s tax returns.

So what is the reaction on Twitter? Samples from #trump:

Somewhere right now, Barack Obama is laughing so hard milk is coming out of his nose.

Donald #Trump is a national treasure. Do you know how hard it is to be the village idiot in a place as big as New York?

Hey Democrats, let’s do it #Trump style and put out a reward for anyone willing to turn in Mitt Romney’s missing tax returns.

Only a billionaire megalomaniac would attempt 2 bribe a President by withholding donations to charities #trump

Donald Trump gets caught on tape pretending he has $5,000,000 dollars. His accountant demands answers…#trump

Someone should make a Kickstarter to offer #Trump 5 million to shut up about #Obama already.

http://www.obamaconspiracy.org/2012/10/trump-...

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