Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1348786 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

#789029 Oct 31, 2012
Alloramadai wrote:
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The guy from Arkansas calling me a moron after reading one poll. Classic
Lol
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#789030 Oct 31, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
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The Conservative Vote:
A Symposium
"Pro-life" Romney or "antiwar" Obama? Third party or none of the above?
Our writers weigh in.
Scott McConnell
I’m voting for Obama without qualm or hesitation. I was never really taken with him, and have not become enthusiastic over the past four years. But his temperament is steady and his results are, actually, better than decent: his policies put the brakes on the financial meltdown spooking Wall Street (how quickly they forget) and the auto bailouts have worked out. The verdict is out on Obamacare, but it if turns out badly, it will be modified or repealed.
Romney exudes the smugness of a man who never had to fight for his identity or place in life: a big supporter of the Vietnam war (while securing, naturally, multiple draft deferments); a fortune made from financial manipulations in the deregulation era. It is impossible to imagine him ever wondering about the viability or fairness of a system in which he can make a quarter of a billion dollars chopping up and “harvesting”(to use Bain’s term) American companies while the incomes of most of his fellow citizens stagnate.
Worst of all, Romney is very likely to ignite a war with Iran, home to the largest educated middle class in the Mideast. He has stacked his campaign with neoconservatives and exhibits a startling affinity for the views of Bibi Netanyahu. The real Romney denigrates the culture of Palestinians, either from ignorance of the conditions the occupation imposes on them or from racial or religious malice.
The tenacity of the neoconservative hold on the GOP continues to amaze: in no American political party since the Progressives of Henry Wallace have the sympathizers of a foreign state played so critical a role. Between neoconservative intellectuals and the Christian Zionists, the GOP is now wedded completely to Israeli perspectives. Romney will bomb Iran to ensure Israel’s regional nuclear monopoly, while cheering from the sidelines as Israel completes a full-blown apartheid complex on the West Bank. The consequences to follow such events even Romney’s beloved Wall Street will find hard to stomach. And unlike a misconceived domestic initiative, wars and their blowback cannot be corrected by new legislation in Congress.
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articl...
Scott McConnell is a founding editor of The American Conservative.
Let us hope that this never happens
Lincoln Duncan

Griffin, GA

#789031 Oct 31, 2012
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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Lol
Willard does Not like FEMA, Even Gov Christie has seen through this libertarian nonsense

Appearing on the networks this morning, Christie, for the third day in a row, heaped praise on Obama’s handling of the storm.“The President has been outstanding in this,” he told the “Today” show. On “Morning Joe,” he said,“It’s been very good working with the President. He and his Administration have been coördinating with us. It’s been wonderful.”
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#789032 Oct 31, 2012
Gunner wrote:
Obama wishes he'd never said this: "If you don't have a record to run on, then you paint your opponent as someone people should run from."
No he doesn't. He has a super record to run on. Liar
tyrone

Indian Lake, NY

#789033 Oct 31, 2012
obama don't give a crap about anyone period he a power hungry dictator.. the world liked Hitler in his first 4 years too.
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#789034 Oct 31, 2012
Lincoln Duncan wrote:
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Willard does Not like FEMA, Even Gov Christie has seen through this libertarian nonsense
Appearing on the networks this morning, Christie, for the third day in a row, heaped praise on Obama’s handling of the storm.“The President has been outstanding in this,” he told the “Today” show. On “Morning Joe,” he said,“It’s been very good working with the President. He and his Administration have been coördinating with us. It’s been wonderful.”
That's the way it goes. It's easy to stand there and smugly make pronouncements about about disaster relief, as Romney clearly has done; until it actually happens.
Now Mitt won't answer when asked about FEMA.
We send aid all around the world when disaster happens. We must take care of our own country and people too.
Romney is likely calculating how much money he could make selling relief supplies. He's not human.
I hope the people can realize this. Do we want a President with zero compassion for humankind?
Grampy

South Windsor, CT

#789035 Oct 31, 2012
PDUPONT wrote:
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Talking about special photo ops, how about Ryan barging into a soup kitchen without permission and washing pots and pans that were already clean?
They needed to be re-washed because a crew of Obama's homeless slackers washed them poorly earlier. They were spotted with caked up crud. Typical lax slacker work ethic. Half-assed job, just like Obama's one-term presidency.
Lily Boca Raton Fl

Boca Raton, FL

#789036 Oct 31, 2012
Grampy wrote:
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They needed to be re-washed because a crew of Obama's homeless slackers washed them poorly earlier. They were spotted with caked up crud. Typical lax slacker work ethic. Half-assed job, just like Obama's one-term presidency.
Guess you didn't lose power
Grampy

South Windsor, CT

#789037 Oct 31, 2012
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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That's the way it goes. It's easy to stand there and smugly make pronouncements about about disaster relief, as Romney clearly has done; until it actually happens.
Now Mitt won't answer when asked about FEMA.
We send aid all around the world when disaster happens. We must take care of our own country and people too.
Romney is likely calculating how much money he could make selling relief supplies. He's not human.
I hope the people can realize this. Do we want a President with zero compassion for humankind?
Acts of compassion don't always pan out!

90-Year-Old Crushed By Tree In Mansfield

After the top of a pine tree snapped and fell on Olga Raymond's roof during Hurricane Sandy Monday night, two neighbors and a friend went to help her.

"I'm out of here," Raymond, 90, told them as she stepped out her front door, flashlight in hand.

Raymond only made it a few steps before an even bigger tree uprooted and fell on them. Raymond died and two of the others were injured, one seriously.

http://www.courant.com/news/weather/hc-sandy-...
Grampy

South Windsor, CT

#789038 Oct 31, 2012
Obama loses two votes in CT:

Waterbury Police Charged Woman In Fatal Stabbing

Police have charged a 34-year-old woman in the fatal stabbing of a 56-year-old man in his apartment on Sunday.

Itza Reyes admitted that she had sex with the victim, Earl Briley, in exchange for crack cocaine. She stabbed him in his sleep because she was angry with him over a dispute they had about the drugs, police said.

She is charged with one count of murder. She is in custody with bail set at $1 million.

http://www.courant.com/community/waterbury/hc...

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#789039 Oct 31, 2012
Nobama wrote:
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another beach community of former summer shacks, many of which had been winterized...not a smart place to live....
why the taxpayers are continually asked to fund reconstruction of homes in areas subject to flooding is beyond understanding.....
As I stated before the storm hit. Tell them they can rebuild but don't expect any more help. Might as well pour money down the drain.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#789040 Oct 31, 2012
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>GFY. Homer has some very conservative views.
and the other part of Homer wouldn't know true (ie:not phu-ake or phu-ony) conservatism if it stuck a wad of chewed gum in between his eyes?

(and don't listen to nobraina-there's plenty of people that live in those areas full time-as in primary-nobraina has some very UNconservative views sometimes!!)

ROMNEY/RYAN 2012!!
Grampy

South Windsor, CT

#789041 Oct 31, 2012
Lily Boca Raton Fl wrote:
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Guess you didn't lose power
It went out once for two seconds. Most of the damage and power outages are along the state's shoreline. One of my daughters lost power for about 2 hours.
Lincoln Duncan

Griffin, GA

#789042 Oct 31, 2012
Grampy wrote:
Obama loses two votes in CT:
Waterbury Police Charged Woman In Fatal Stabbing
Police have charged a 34-year-old woman in the fatal stabbing of a 56-year-old man in his apartment on Sunday.
Itza Reyes admitted that she had sex with the victim, Earl Briley, in exchange for crack cocaine. She stabbed him in his sleep because she was angry with him over a dispute they had about the drugs, police said.
She is charged with one count of murder. She is in custody with bail set at $1 million.
http://www.courant.com/community/waterbury/hc...
Libertarian republican philosophy seems to be losing fans as willard opposition to FEMA becoming a bit unpopular. He does look phony collecting cans.
Middle class can expect nothing from romney.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#789043 Oct 31, 2012
flack wrote:
<quoted text> As I stated before the storm hit. Tell them they can rebuild but don't expect any more help. Might as well pour money down the drain.
When it's on the tax payers dime, and NOT the givverments-it's then no one else's business...ESPECIALLY duh "grubbermint" types!! That's why those people PAY their insurance.

The difference between COMMIETICS and Capitalism--the method above funds itself, the other sucks-off of everyone else.
Like banning KETCHUP in school lunches--to people that PAY for their own. It's bullchit...and just more robbinghoodieTIC COMMUNISM!

DEATH to COMMIETICS!

ROMNEY/RYAN 2012!
SAVE AMERICA!
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#789044 Oct 31, 2012
Grampy wrote:
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Acts of compassion don't always pan out!
90-Year-Old Crushed By Tree In Mansfield
After the top of a pine tree snapped and fell on Olga Raymond's roof during Hurricane Sandy Monday night, two neighbors and a friend went to help her.
"I'm out of here," Raymond, 90, told them as she stepped out her front door, flashlight in hand.
Raymond only made it a few steps before an even bigger tree uprooted and fell on them. Raymond died and two of the others were injured, one seriously.
http://www.courant.com/news/weather/hc-sandy-...
That's sad.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#789045 Oct 31, 2012
Lincoln Duncan wrote:
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Libertarian republican philosophy seems to be losing fans as willard opposition to FEMA becoming a bit unpopular. He does look phony collecting cans.
Middle class can expect nothing from romney.
Middle class doesn't want hand outs--they want JOBS, because COMMIETICISM sucks!!!!!!!!!!

FEMA does belong at state levels-it too would then be FORCED, to adhere to much more strident ACCOUNTABILITY, rather than states thinking they can just bleed the givverment (and OTHER states TAX contributions) dry.

ROMNEY/RYAN 2012!
SAVE AMERICA-Demand ACCOUNTABILITY for Everyone again-NOT just "some"!!!!!!!!!!
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#789046 Oct 31, 2012
flack wrote:
<quoted text> As I stated before the storm hit. Tell them they can rebuild but don't expect any more help. Might as well pour money down the drain.
Perhaps Mitt can say this in a press conference while standing in the debris; have the people there whose homes have been destroyed beside him on the flooded streets.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#789047 Oct 31, 2012
PDUPONT wrote:
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You're full of crap as usual. Tunisia and Egypt were popular uprisings that had nothing to do with the Obama administration and in neither case did we provide any material aid to the insurgents. In Libya our actions were in support of a larger NATO and Arab League effort to avert a massive loss of human life and a refugee crisis in Europe. In the end the world was rid of a brutal dictator who was responsible for the deaths of American citizens.
In criticizing these actions you're joining the likes of Kim Jong Il , Raul Castro and Hugo Chavez. Nice company you're keeping moron!
The US makes up 75% of NATO.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#789048 Oct 31, 2012
Gunner wrote:
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We never should have invaded Iraq OR Afghanistan. Afghanistan being "the RIGHT war" is ridiculous. Obama never should have committed billions of tax dollars and resources to Afghanistan and Pakistan.
I don't rank incidents where American lives are needlessly wasted. Any American life lost in those sand-filled shitholes is one too many.
The current president ordered the assassination of at least two American citizens, for chrissakes. As far as I'm concerned, Bush, Cheney, Obama, Biden and all their lackeys are war criminals for misusing our military.
F**k 'em all.
So you are supporting Mitt Romney because you consider him the "Peace" candidate?
The Republican logic process amazes me.

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