Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1497213 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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cway

United States

#790994 Nov 1, 2012
bigbamboom wrote:
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The democrat recession:
The Government-Created Subprime Mortgage Meltdown
by Thomas J. DiLorenzo
The thousands of mortgage defaults and foreclosures in the "subprime" housing market (i.e., mortgage holders with poor credit ratings) is the direct result of thirty years of government policy that has forced banks to make bad loans to un-creditworthy borrowers. The policy in question is the 1977 Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), which compels banks to make loans to low-income borrowers and in what the supporters of the Act call "communities of color" that they might not otherwise make based on purely economic criteria.
The original lobbyists for the CRA were the hardcore leftists who supported the Carter administration and were often rewarded for their support with government grants and programs like the CRA that they benefited from. These included various "neighborhood organizations," as they like to call themselves, such as "ACORN" (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now). These organizations claim that over $1 trillion in CRA loans have been made, although no one seems to know the magnitude with much certainty. A U.S. Senate Banking Committee staffer told me about ten years ago that at least $100 billion in such loans had been made in the first twenty years of the Act.
So-called "community groups" like ACORN benefit themselves from the CRA through a process that sounds like legalized extortion. The CRA is enforced by four federal government bureaucracies: the Fed, the Comptroller of the Currency, the Office of Thrift Supervision, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. The law is set up so that any bank merger, branch expansion, or new branch creation can be postponed or prohibited by any of these four bureaucracies if a CRA "protest" is issued by a "community group." This can cost banks great sums of money, and the "community groups" understand this perfectly well. It is their leverage. They use this leverage to get the banks to give them millions of dollars as well as promising to make a certain amount of bad loans in their communities.
No sub prime mortgages, no recession.
LOL

Oh, I see.

The Republican Party which had a majority in Congress were "blackmailed"?

Is that it?

I guess Bush couldn't use his presidential veto power, either.

While we're at it, let's pretend Bush didn't sign The American Dream Act, which virtually removed the obstacle of the 10% downpayment.

Yep, it's all our fault. Isn't it amazing how much power we Democrats wield when we don't have the presidency and have fewer votes in Congress than the oppposition?

Why it's TERRIFYING.
cway

United States

#790995 Nov 1, 2012
Romney will sink faster than the Bismarck.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#790996 Nov 1, 2012
cway wrote:
Romney will sink faster than the Bismarck.
And sh*t floats so the Boy Messiah is still hanging around, eh?
Tournefort

Chicago, IL

#790997 Nov 1, 2012
Thoughts from The Diplomad

"Unlike Saddam, the Taliban, or Al Qaeda, crazy old Qaddafi posed no threat to the US homeland or to our interests abroad. One of the great achievements of the Bush administration was that it defanged Qaddafi-- dismantled his nuclear weapons program and turned him into a valuable source of information on Al Qaeda. That administration basically treated Qaddafi as though he were an aged sex offender, put him under house arrest and tagged him with an ankle monitor. Qaddafi, once the darling of the left, became just a cranky old man with an odd fashion sense selling his oil to whomever wanted it. <....> [W]e had an imperfect solution in an imperfect world.

Then, Qaddafi got himself a rebellion. OK. People in Libya are unhappy. OK. He is a crazy gangster and responded like a gangster. OK. And our interests are what? Are they so pressing as to justify Obama's incredible abuse of Presidential power? <...> What is the mission? No Fly Zone, or blast Qaddafi into the arms of 72 virgins? What result will make any difference to American national interests? What are our interests in this?

Those questions never got answered, and we ended up as predicted,

The US, of course, will have to take over the whole operation when it becomes patently clear that neither the British nor the French have the capabilities needed. That, therefore, means the whole mess will be ours: the UN will back off; the Arab League will be nowhere to be seen; and the EU will be snickering behind our backs with not a word of thanks for having secured their oil supplies. And the Libyans? All of them, pro- and anti-Qaddafi, will be angry with us and our intervention."

http://thediplomad.blogspot.fr/
Patriotic Warrior

Danville, KY

#790999 Nov 2, 2012
Disaster Recovery Teams Turned Away in New Jersey – Power Company workers turned away because they are non-union….

Hey New Jerseyites… How’s that Red-Tape thingy working out for you now?

Scratching For The Truth – Benghazi blunder: Obama unworthy commander-in-chief

The Obama administration sat by doing nothing for seven hours that night, ignoring calls to dispatch help from our bases in Italy, less than two hours away. It has spent the past seven weeks stretching the story out, engaging in misdirection and deception involving supposed indigenous outrage over an obscure anti-Muslim video, confident that with the aid of a docile press corps this infamous climax to four years of misguided foreign policy can be swept under the rug, at least until after Tuesday’s election. Continue reading

http://theconservativetreehouse.com/

Benghazi blunder: Obama unworthy commander-in-chief
http://www.lvrj.com/opinion/benghazi-blunder-...
Lincoln Duncan

United States

#791000 Nov 2, 2012
Patriotic Warrior wrote:
Disaster Recovery Teams Turned Away in New Jersey – Power Company workers turned away because they are non-union….
Hey New Jerseyites… How’s that Red-Tape thingy working out for you now?
Scratching For The Truth – Benghazi blunder: Obama unworthy commander-in-chief
The Obama administration sat by doing nothing for seven hours that night, ignoring calls to dispatch help from our bases in Italy, less than two hours away. It has spent the past seven weeks stretching the story out, engaging in misdirection and deception involving supposed indigenous outrage over an obscure anti-Muslim video, confident that with the aid of a docile press corps this infamous climax to four years of misguided foreign policy can be swept under the rug, at least until after Tuesday’s election. Continue reading
http://theconservativetreehouse.com/
Benghazi blunder: Obama unworthy commander-in-chief
http://www.lvrj.com/opinion/benghazi-blunder -
obama-unworthy-commander-in-ch ief-176736441.
html?numComments=118
Christie and Obama are addressing real issues
Lincoln Duncan

United States

#791001 Nov 2, 2012
Patriotic Warrior wrote:
Disaster Recovery Teams Turned Away in New Jersey – Power Company workers turned away because they are non-union….
Hey New Jerseyites… How’s that Red-Tape thingy working out for you now?
Scratching For The Truth – Benghazi blunder: Obama unworthy commander-in-chief
The Obama administration sat by doing nothing for seven hours that night, ignoring calls to dispatch help from our bases in Italy, less than two hours away. It has spent the past seven weeks stretching the story out, engaging in misdirection and deception involving supposed indigenous outrage over an obscure anti-Muslim video, confident that with the aid of a docile press corps this infamous climax to four years of misguided foreign policy can be swept under the rug, at least until after Tuesday’s election. Continue reading
http://theconservativetreehouse.com/
Benghazi blunder: Obama unworthy commander-in-chief
http://www.lvrj.com/opinion/benghazi-blunder-... -

unworthy-commander-in-chief-17 6736441.html?num

Comments=118
President Obama is working on real issues
Patriotic Warrior

Danville, KY

#791002 Nov 2, 2012
Lincoln Duncan wrote:
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Christie and Obama are addressing real issues
Really? NOT what it says here!

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NEW JERSEY (WAFF)- The hurricane-ravaged east coast has been receiving north Alabama help, but crews from Huntsville Utilities learned they’ll be doing work in Long Island, New York instead of in New Jersey.

Crews from Huntsville, as well as Decatur Utilities and Joe Wheeler out of Trinity headed up there this week, but Derrick Moore, one of the Decatur workers, said they were told by crews in New Jersey that they can’t do any work there since they’re not union employees.

http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2012/11/0...
Patriotic Warrior

Danville, KY

#791003 Nov 2, 2012
It’s not the news anyone wants to hear, but a coastal storm may affect New Jersey during the middle of next week.

Forecast models show the potential for a nor’easter to develop and bring more wind, rain and even some inland snow Tuesday night and Wednesday. Let’s be clear though, if the storm does develop it will have nowhere near the impacts of Hurricane Sandy, but could hamper recovery efforts and cause some further beach erosion along the coast.

http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2012/11/fore...
Patriotic Warrior

Danville, KY

#791004 Nov 2, 2012
Opinion: Why you should vote for Mitt Romney

I am voting for Mitt Romney. And if you are concerned about a future of freedom, prosperity, security and fairness, so should you.

Why?

The most important trait for a president to possess is leadership.

The country today faces some severe problems. The optimum solutions should benefit the majority of the people without infringing on the basic rights of any citizen.

Past presidents have accomplished this by gathering as much information as possible from both sides of a debated issue.

http://www.nj.com/times-opinion/index.ssf/201...

Since: Jul 11

Location hidden

#791005 Nov 2, 2012
For Women voters who might be a little weary of the extreme conservative movement aka American "Talibans"

http://player.vimeo.com/video/51940856...
American Lady

Danville, KY

#791008 Nov 2, 2012
Who Killed Lucia and Leo Krim?

On 10/25/2012 two corporate financial media bastions, MarketWatch (an affiliate of the Wall Street Journal) and CNBC, presented their readers with a bombshell. In a too-good-to-be-true lawsuit, the top echelons of the USA’s banking and civilian government had been sued for “racketeering and money laundering.” The suit requested “the return of $43 trillion to the United States Treasury.” Yes, you’ve read that right: 43 trillion—roughly 3 years worth of America’s GDP or 3 times America’s underestimate of its own national debt.

The suit characterizes itself, according to these two corporate media tabloids, as

http://dissidentvoice.org/2012/10/who-killed-...
PDUPONT

Westfield, MA

#791010 Nov 2, 2012
DBWriter wrote:
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I hate to introduce facts into your diatribe, but you're so ignorant, I can't help but let my philanthropist alter ego out and help you.
Obama had a super majority in the Senate and a dominant majority in the House for the first two years he was in office.(no budget)
Today, harry Reid is obstructing all legislation coming from the House (no budget)
Obama's entire tenure is characterized by absolute fiscal insanity.(no budget)
In four years, Obama has submitted only 2 budgets to Congress.
The sum total of votes in Congress for the combined 2 budgets he submitted in the 4 years he was supposed to submit budgets is ZERO. That's NADA, NOTHING, ZILCH. Obama is so far removed from reality, he couldn't get even one, not one single vote from even the Congressional Black Caucus.
It's obvious every Democrat in Congress thinks Obama is a nut.
So, since it's obvious every Democrat in Congress thinks Obama is an idiot, why do they put him on the ballot to be president again?
You're lying again DB, but that's what you and the other right wingers on this thread do.
Obama did not have 60 votes in the Senate for two years or even a majority of those two years. The only time he did was;
&#61607; From July 7. 2009 (when Al Franken was officially seated as the Senator from Minnesota after the last of Norm Coleman’s challenges came to an end) to August 25, 2009 (when Ted Kennedy died, although Kennedy’s illness had kept him from voting for several weeks before that date at least); and
&#61607; From September 25, 2009 (when Paul Kirk was appointed to replace Kennedy) to February 4, 2010 (when Scott Brown took office after defeating Martha Coakley);
&#61607; For one day in September 2009, Republicans lacked 40 votes due to the resignation of Mel Martinez, who was replaced the next day by George LeMieux.
By the way moron, it's not the President who submits a budget it's the responsibility of Congress and there is nowhere in the Constitution that even requires a budget. The 1921 Budget and Accounting Act requires the President to submit a budget to Congress and Obama has in fact submitted one every year he's been in office.
You're an idiot DB.
assaas

Anonymous Proxy

#791013 Nov 2, 2012
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PDUPONT

Westfield, MA

#791015 Nov 2, 2012
DBWriter wrote:
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So, what you're saying is, that AC-130 Spectre gunship actually flew and blew away Al Qaeda while they were attacking the consulate and CIA facility?
What you're saying is, the Force Recon Marine unit in Sigonella was deployed into action and supported the Americans being attacked by Al Qaeda in Benghazi?
What you're saying is, there was real-time video of the attack being watched in Washington, and Obama somehow saw a different video than everyone else, right? Which led to the obvious lies coming out of Obama's mouth, and led to Susan Rice embarrassing the United States in front of the entire world by spouting obvious lies at the UN, right?
... you're a dupe. And not a very intelligent dupe, at that.
The official account from the CIA says you're a liar and a complete idiot DB.
abcnews.go.com/.../new-detailed-account-of-be... ...
Thge use of a C-130 gunship would have been stupid since there were no viable targets and would have resulted in a largfe number of civilian deaths. But hey, they're just a bunch of Muslims and that would be okay to a morally repugnant POS like you.
Anonymous

Bhopal, India

#791016 Nov 2, 2012
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Yes People don't care. They just wanted a black president. Period.
You're right, they have no one to blame but themselves when taxes skyrocket and the military becomes downsized, leaving us vulnerable to attacks.
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Waxman

Windsor, CT

#791017 Nov 2, 2012
PDUPONT wrote:
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The official account from the CIA says you're a liar and a complete idiot DB.
abcnews.go.com/.../new-detailed-account-of-be... ...
Thge use of a C-130 gunship would have been stupid since there were no viable targets and would have resulted in a largfe number of civilian deaths. But hey, they're just a bunch of Muslims and that would be okay to a morally repugnant POS like you.
There were targets, you moron.

Since: May 11

Waynesboro, PA

#791018 Nov 2, 2012
Just saw a Romney ad put out by Romney.

He drags out the blatant lie about Obama gutting the work requirement fr welfare.

He implies that Obama added 6 trillion to the debt.

Mitt Romney is a blatant liar.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#791020 Nov 2, 2012
EasyEed wrote:
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"flack"
Venison Chili sounds grate!!! Are the Mountaineers going to play ANY defence this week?
Peace
I can only hope. The bigger question is will the offense play any offense.
RUSH10ME

Tappahannock, VA

#791021 Nov 2, 2012
RealDave wrote:
Just saw a Romney ad put out by Romney.
He drags out the blatant lie about Obama gutting the work requirement fr welfare.
He implies that Obama added 6 trillion to the debt.
Mitt Romney is a blatant liar.
So is obama , I just hope my liar gets more votes than your liar .

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