Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1234971 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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sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#793320 Nov 4, 2012
Retired General Keane Debunks Fox's Outrageous Claim That The Administration Left Americans To Die In Benghazi

http://mediamatters.org/video/2012/11/02/reti...
Romney-Ryan 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#793321 Nov 4, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Chickensh*t.
I did not run from the draft.
So you waited until you were drafted and forced to serve your country huh? Chickensh't.
ROMNEY OUR NEXT PRESIDENT

Nashville, NC

#793322 Nov 4, 2012
THE PEOPLE WILL ANSWER NOV,6 2012

Obama Refuses to Answer About Storm Victims’ Frustrations

by Keith Koffler on November 3, 2012, 10:44 am

President Obama this morning ignored a reporter’s question about the mounting frustration victims of Hurricane Sandy are having with the response to the storm, refusing to let a question from the press interrupt a FEMA photo op in which he was on display taking action.

An excerpt rom the press pool report, which starts with a quote from Obama:

“There is nothing more important than us getting this right. And we’re going to spend as much time, effort and energy as necessary to make sure all the people of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut know that the entire country is behind them in this difficult recovery effort.”

He spoke for about five minutes. Pool asked about frustrations of people, particularly Staten Island. He did not respond.

No doubt aware of the political perils – and potential benefits – of the fallout from the hurricane, Obama arrived at FEMA with multiple members of his Cabinet in tow in a massive display of presidential concern. Even Cabinet secretaries you wouldn’t expect to be involved in hurricane relief – such as the Secretary of Labor and the Small Business Administration Administrator – have been enlisted and were at this morning’s meeting.

Obama’s effort will indeed have some practical effect – anytime a president shows he is personally engaged in an issue, it helps get the various agencies involved into a higher gear.

But with scenes of devastation proliferating on voters’ TV screens around the nation and evidence mounting of an insufficient response, Obama obviously felt he had to be seen at FEMA for a second time this week before heading back out to campaign.

After the visit to FEMA, Obama departed for Ohio.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#793323 Nov 4, 2012
The Right’s Made-up Benghazi Cover-up

"On Oct. 26, Fox News cited anonymous sources"

http://consortiumnews.com/2012/10/31/the-righ...

“GONE FISHING”

Since: Oct 11

Location hidden

#793324 Nov 4, 2012
Romney-Ryan 2012 wrote:
<quoted text>Did you serve, ashole?
3 more days,,, say our prayers teafool your ass is president obama's forever.....AHAHAAAAAAA
Romney-Ryan 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#793325 Nov 4, 2012
Obamatosis wrote:
<quoted text>There will be more gripping of the golf club, more flexibility in eliminating our military, higher unemployment, more on foodstamps. And lots and lots of bowing to the Muslim Brotherhood while shaking fists at Israel. The United States will go the path of every failed Euro state, but without the US to protect us, and greater involvement with the thugs of the UN.
Obama's plan during his second term is to conspire with the U.N. to bypass the 2nd amendment and ban the private ownership of firearms. Because of the unpopularity of such an idea, he's waiting until his second term to implement this plan. He has many more unpopular plans saved up for his second term.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#793326 Nov 4, 2012
Romney Gets Lost In Fox News Benghazi Bubble

Debate moderator Candy Crowley pointed out what other journalists did last night, that Obama mentioned "acts of terror" while addressing the Benghazi attack in the Rose Garden on September 12, the day after Americans were killed in Libya.

And for the record, the next day Obama said the same thing: "I want people around the world to hear me: To all those who would do us harm, no act of terror will go unpunished.

So how could the Republican candidate be so misinformed about what Obama had said about the attack on Americans? And why did Romney cling to the false claim that the president had refused to call it an act of terror?

Short answer: Fox News.

As Erik Wemple at the Washington Post noted, in a deeply ironic twist it appears Romney was a victim of conservative misinformation on the topic of Benghazi. "Romney revealed that perhaps he'd spent some time inside a coverage bubble on the Benghazi story," Wemple wrote. "In the words of one onlooker, he "[c]onfused conservative spin for the truth."

http://mediamatters.org/blog/2012/10/17/romne...

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#793327 Nov 4, 2012
Romney-Ryan 2012 wrote:
<quoted text>Did you serve, ashole?
I put my name in the draft, you ran & hid. Like Romney.

“GONE FISHING”

Since: Oct 11

Location hidden

#793328 Nov 4, 2012
ROMNEY OUR NEXT PRESIDENT wrote:
THE PEOPLE WILL ANSWER NOV,6 2012
Obama Refuses to Answer About Storm Victims’ Frustrations
by Keith Kofgear.
But with scenes of devastation proliferating on voters’ TV screens around the nation and evidence mounting of an insufficient response, Obama obviously felt he had to be seen at FEMA for a second time this week before heading back out to campaign.
After the visit to FEMA, Obama departed for Ohio.
This Storm Resopnce Will Go Down As The Fastes Responce And Recovery Ever...

Sorry loser, the fox lies won't work
Fema is doing a great job... no one believes Fox Noise anymore...3 more days asslicker
Obamatosis

Edison, NJ

#793329 Nov 4, 2012
OBAMA-BIDEN 2012 wrote:
Watch romney get whipped in a couple of days.
It's the american obama way.
The american obama way. Hmmmm.

It will be pretty funny if Obama wins and makes the cuts to the same entitlement programs that libs are afraid Romney would make.

Liberals fear grand bargain betrayal if Obama wins

Labor unions and liberal interest groups are going all-out for President Barack Obama's reelection -- but they're just as ready to turn that firepower back on him if he betrays them with a grand bargain.

(When it will be OOPS! TOO LATE!)

These groups fear a victorious Obama would ink a deal with Republicans during the fiscal cliff negotiations that slashes entitlement benefits. And that could hurt the very coalition of voters -- minorities, women and low- and middle-income families -- that would claim credit for his second term. Even as they turn out the vote in public to keep Obama in office, in private they're plotting a strategy aimed at pressuring him to protect those who reelected him.

The dual-track campaign, led by the AFL-CIO, MoveOn and a network of progressive advocacy organizations, highlights the political vice grip that awaits Obama if he wins Tuesday.

He wants a large-scale deficit deal. But it would inevitably mean making concessions to Republicans that infuriate the Democratic base that spent the past two years and tens of millions of dollars trying to return him to the White House.

Progressives worry about which Obama will show up after Election Day: the pragmatist who offered benefit cuts to House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) in the 2011 debt ceiling talks or the partisan chastened by a failed deal to slice into prized Democratic programs.

The course Obama chooses would set the tone for his second term -- and it's not just Democrats he would need to massage. Republicans are likely to retain control of the House, and with it the power to derail or approve large items on the president's agenda, such as immigration reform. They will demand major fixes to entitlement programs and a renewal of the Bush-era tax rates for the wealthiest Americans.

Democrats in the White House and on Capitol Hill are gaming out scenarios, including the possibility of the president releasing his own plan (WHAT??? OBAMA HAS A PLAN??? WHO KNEW????) and traveling the country to sell it. But the exact strategy depends on the outcome of Tuesday's presidential, House and Senate elections, how congressional Republican leaders interpret the results and whether the GOP relents on taxes, officials said.
Obama, if he wins, will assert that voters had a choice -- and his vision on taxes, entitlements and the deficit prevailed.

"If I've won, then I believe that's a mandate for doing it in a balanced way," Obama said this week in an interview on MSNBC's "Morning Joe." "We've already made a trillion dollars worth of cuts. We can do some more cuts. We can look at how we deal with the health care costs in particular under Medicare and Medicaid in a serious way. But we are also going to need some revenue."

Progressive activists say they're reasonably confident that the president won't compromise on ending the upper-income tax cuts.

It's the entitlements that worry them. They want him to stick more closely to the deficit-reduction plan he released in September 2011 that didn't go as aggressively after savings from beneficiaries.

But Obama signaled last week that he could revive the offer he made to Boehner, which was a mix of new revenues, reduced federal spending and ENTITLEMENT BENEFIT CUTS such as RAISING THE MEDICARE ELIGIBILITY AGE AND LOWERING THE COST-OF-LIVING INCREASES FOR SOCIAL SECURITY RECIPIENTS.

"It will probably be messy. It won't be pleasant," Obama told The Des Moines Register editorial board.

OOPS! TOO LATE!
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#793330 Nov 4, 2012
Fox's Credibility On Benghazi Demolished

“At every level in the chain of command, from the senior officers in Libya to the most senior officials in Washington, everyone was fully engaged in trying to provide whatever help they could,” a senior intelligence official said in a statement.“There were no orders to anybody to stand down in providing support.”

http://www.newshounds.us/fox_s_credibility_on...

“What goes around, comes around”

Since: Sep 08

Ocala, FL

#793331 Nov 4, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
The economy usually gets better when a Republican Congress is in control of spending and a Democrat president moves center.
It usually gets worse when a Democrat Congress is in control of spending and a Democrat president remains immoveably far left.
Things didn't get any better with a Democrat Congress and a Democrat president for two years. Neither has it gotten any better with a Democrat controlled Senate and a Democrat president the past two years - 2 out of 3 stacked against Republicans.
It's amazing you can't see that. The only hope we have is if Republicans win back the Senate and keep the House - when it's stacked 2 out of 3 against the president if Obama should win. That's what happened under Clinton.
The housing market crisis was something altogether different since both parties ignored the warnings.
A Democrat Congress was in control of spending before it happened, but it's easier to blame a Republican president who issued the warnings.
Good morning.
Carol! Glad to see you back!

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#793332 Nov 4, 2012
Romney-Ryan 2012 wrote:
<quoted text>So you waited until you were drafted and forced to serve your country huh? Chickensh't.
You knew you were going to get drafted.

So you ran to enlist in the Navy.(note not the Army or Marines or air force)

I am not blaming you or any of the such. Don't run around bragging about it like you would have enlisted without the draft knocking at your door.
Romney-Ryan 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#793333 Nov 4, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
Retired General Keane Debunks Fox's Outrageous Claim That The Administration Left Americans To Die In Benghazi
http://mediamatters.org/video/2012/11/02/reti...
BREAKING NEWS!!! Michelle, Sasha and Malia Obama have also debunked Fox's claims that the administration left Americans to die in Benghazi. Barack Obama however has said it probably happened but it's Hillary Clinton's fault.
OBAMA TWO TERM PRESIDENT

United States

#793334 Nov 4, 2012
Let democracy prevail vote

OBAMA-BIDEN on tuesday.

“GONE FISHING”

Since: Oct 11

Location hidden

#793335 Nov 4, 2012
Obamatosis wrote:
<quoted text>The american obama way. Hmmmm.
It will be pretty funny if Obama wins and makes the cuts to the same entitlement programs that libs are afraid Romney would make.
Liberals fear grand bargain betrayal if Obama wins
Labor unions and liberal interest groups are going all-out for President Barack Obama's reelection -- but they're just as ready to turn that firepower back on him if he betrays them with a grand bargain.
(When it will be OOPS! TOO LATE!)
These groups fear a victorious Obama would ink a deal with Republicans during the fiscal cliff negotiations that slashes entitlement benefits. And that could hurt the very coalition of voters -- minorities, women and low- and middle-income families -- that would claim credit for his second term. Even as they turn out the vote in public to keep Obama in office, in private they're plotting a strategy aimed at pressuring him to protect those who reelected him.
The dual-track campaign, led by the AFL-CIO, MoveOn and a network of progressive advocacy organizations, highlights the political vice grip that awaits Obama if he wins Tuesday.
He wants a large-scale deficit deal. But it would inevitably mean making concessions to Republicans that infuriate the Democratic base that spent the past two years and tens of millions of dollars trying to return him to the White House.
Progressives worry about which Obama will show up after Election Day: the pragmatist who offered benefit cuts to House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) in the 2011 debt ceiling talks or the partisan chastened by a failed deal to slice into prized Democratic programs.
The course Obama chooses would set the tone for his second term -- and it's not just Democrats he would need to massage. Republicans are likely to retain control of the House, and with it the power to derail or approve large items on the president's agenda, such as immigration reform. They will demand major fixes to entitlement programs and a renewal of the Bush-era tax rates for the wealthiest Americans.
Democrats in the White House and on Capitol Hill are gaming out scenarios, including the possibility of the president releasing his own plan (WHAT??? OBAMA HAS A PLAN??? WHO KNEW????) and traveling the country to sell it. But the exact strategy depends on the outcome of Tuesday's presidential, House and Senate elections, how congressional Republican leaders interpret the results and whether the GOP relents on taxes, officials said.
Obama, if he wins, will assert that voters had a choice -- and his vision on taxes, entitlements and the deficit prevailed.
"If I've won, then I believe that's a mandate for doing it in a balanced way," Obama said this week in an interview on MSNBC's "Morning Joe." "We've already made a trillion dollars worth of cuts. We can do some more cuts. We can look at how we deal with the health care costs in particular under Medicare and Medicaid in a serious way. But we are also going to need some revenue."
Progressive activists say they're reasonably confident that the president won't compromise on ending the upper-income tax cuts.
It's the entitlements that worry them. They want him to stick more closely to the deficit-reduction plan he released in September 2011 that didn't go as aggressively after savings from beneficiaries.
But Obama signaled last week that he could revive the offer he made to Boehner, which was a mix of new revenues, reduced federal spending and ENTITLEMENT BENEFIT CUTS such as RAISING THE MEDICARE ELIGIBILITY AGE AND LOWERING THE COST-OF-LIVING INCREASES FOR SOCIAL SECURITY RECIPIENTS.
"It will probably be messy. It won't be pleasant," Obama told The Des Moines Register editorial board.
OOPS! TOO LATE!
We can only hope this happends.. It would be great for America as Democrata always are...
Romney-Ryan 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#793336 Nov 4, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
I put my name in the draft, you ran & hid. Like Romney.
You never did serve did you?..you Communist Jane Fonda loving chickenpussyshit! You have no right to even speak to me about serving. F'k off, peace queer.
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#793337 Nov 4, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
The Right’s Made-up Benghazi Cover-up
"On Oct. 26, Fox News cited anonymous sources"
http://consortiumnews.com/2012/10/31/the-righ...
No kidding.

“GONE FISHING”

Since: Oct 11

Location hidden

#793338 Nov 4, 2012
Romney-Ryan 2012 wrote:
<quoted text>
BREAKING NEWS!!! Michelle, Sasha and Malia Obama have also debunked Fox's claims that the administration left Americans to die in Benghazi. Barack Obama however has said it probably happened but it's Hillary Clinton's fault.
hurry up bigot,you only have 3 days to post your lies ....
Romney-Ryan 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#793339 Nov 4, 2012
keyedup wrote:
<quoted text>
This Storm Resopnce Will Go Down As The Fastes Responce And Recovery Ever...
Sorry loser, the fox lies won't work
Fema is doing a great job... no one believes Fox Noise anymore...3 more days asslicker
FEMA has done NOTHING so far except paperwork.

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