Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1394919 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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“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#794014 Nov 4, 2012
NY Daily News Endorses Mitt Romney
Sunday, 04 Nov 2012

The New York Daily News, the country’s fifth largest newspaper, endorsed Mitt Romney on Sunday, joining the ranks of more than a dozen papers that have turned away from Barack Obama after endorsing his candidacy in 2008.

The paper's endorsement came as a surprise: the News has a staunchly Democratic editorial viewpoint. The Daily News is also owned by one of the country's most respected and influential Democrats, Mort Zuckerman, the billionaire real estate mogul.

But the New York daily staked its arguments against Obama not on politics but the economy, charging that President Obama’s promises went unfulfilled.

“Revival of the U.S. as a land of opportunity and upward mobility is the central challenge facing the next president,” the paper wrote.“The question for Americans: Who is more likely to accomplish the mission — Barack Obama or Mitt Romney?”

“Four years ago, the Daily News endorsed Obama, seeing a historic figure whose intelligence, political skills and empathy with common folk positioned him to build on the small practical experience he would bring to the world’s toughest job. We valued Obama’s pledge to govern with bold pragmatism and bipartisanship. The hopes of those days went unfulfilled.”

The Daily News argued that Obama inherited a difficult economic situation but did not provide the right guidance to lead an economic revival.

“The trend over the Obama years: Goodbye to middle- and high-income jobs in New York City; hello to positions that pay less than $45,000 a year,” the paper wrote.

“Recovery from the disaster that Obama inherited was going to take time. But four years is a long, long slog. Had the president guided a typical upswing, America would by now have regained essentially all its lost jobs. At his present pace, Obama would reach that milestone in the third year of a second term. The regrettable truth is that Obama built a record of miscalculations and missed opportunities,” the Daily News editorial said.

The paper, which is considered the publication of working class New Yorkers, even took Obama to task for Obamacare.

“After originally projecting that the program would produce 4 million more jobs than the country now has, along with a 5 percent jobless rate, Obama pleads that he saved Americans from more dire straits,” it wrote.

“Next came Obamacare. While the country bled jobs, the president battled to establish universal health insurance — without first restraining soaring medical bills. Then he pushed one of the largest social programs in U.S. history through a Democratic-controlled Congress without a single Republican vote. R.I.P. and never to be resurrected — Obama’s promised bipartisanship.”

The Daily News said Romney’s approach to fix the economy would be “stronger”

“Critically, he has tailored his policies to create jobs, jobs, jobs,” the Daily News wrote.

“The centerpieces of Romney’s plan call for spending restraint and rewriting the Internal Revenue code to lower rates by 20 percent. He would make up much of the lost revenue by eliminating deductions and loopholes that have made the tax system a thicket of strangling complexities. On its own, paring the personal and corporate rules to the basics would catalyze business and consumer spending.”

In the end, the paper’s endorsement came down to who could better get the country back on sound economic footing. It concluded its editorial with:

“The presidential imperative of the times is to energize the economy and get deficits under control to empower the working and middle classes to again enjoy the fruits of an ascendant America.

“So the News is compelled to stand with Romney.”

“What goes around, comes around”

Since: Sep 08

Gainesville, FL

#794015 Nov 4, 2012
ImRight59 wrote:
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Predictable juvenile gutter talk from sad liberals.
We conservatives expect nothing more.
Seems to be the ONLY way they can communicate.

Stuck at 12 years old forever.

Since: Feb 10

ny ny

#794016 Nov 4, 2012
abbynormall wrote:
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I've never changed my ID, never had to. I post what I believe, try to be courteous to the nice posters and poke at the hateful ones. I think changing IDs is something that smells of hiding things, kinda like Obama changing his name and refusing to release personal records and info.
However, there seem to be quite a few on here who agree with the things I say so maybe you think I'm one person posting under ALL the conservative poster names. Yeah, that's it.
Walking it back? Admit it. You answered my post to Fred. When I questioned it you were far from courteous. No need for drama and a song and dance routine. No one gives a flyin fck. Speaking of hiding things, where's Mitts tax returns? Isn't Mitt's real name Willard? Lmao.

Since: Oct 08

Location hidden

#794017 Nov 4, 2012
Nuculur option wrote:
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You're just mad because Biden made Ryan look like an uneducated schoolboy with an Ayn Rand Communist fetish!!
Biden calls it true. And your hatred of him is proof!!
Why are the Texans on here all morons?? You and Dweeb, likely the same person.
Ryan took "Plugs" to school. "Plugs" is 83 years old, and showed every year. "Plugs" couldn't take the 3am call because his hearing aid is turned off after 8:30pm
FIRE THE GOP

Lillington, NC

#794018 Nov 4, 2012
Your dumbya failed us all...

2 wars, terror attack, financial meltdown!

Bush/Cheney say hello! We built that!

Conservatives?

Borrow $5 TRILLION for rich guy tax cuts!

Obama has done a great job!!

Failed us?

And you weirdos wonder why everyone hates and ridicules YOU!

(LOSERS CLUB FOR RIGHT WINGERS: TUESDAY 9PM)

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abbynormall wrote:
<quoted text>
I haven't said anything racist and you're the one thinking I change names and avatars, not me.
You see racism behind every tree and on every street corner. I'm sure there are some things that still happen, but you can't blame EVERYONE. And this country elected a black president so the disapproval of his ability to do his job to protect the American people and the middle class doesn't have anything to do with race, in my opinion.
I do feel it is a shame that the first black man to be elected president has failed us all. I don't think that opinion is racist either.
THE DEBIL

Singapore, Singapore

#794019 Nov 4, 2012
abbynormall wrote:
<quoted text>

I do feel it is a shame that the first black man to be elected president has failed us all. I don't think that opinion is racist either.
UH-HUH. MUCH LIKE YOU THINK IT OK TO DRESS UP YOU BLIND SEEIN'-EYE DOG AN' TAKE PICTURES. OBVIOUSLY A WOMAN OF SUBSTANTIAL DEPTH. DEBIL GO OUT ON A LIMB HERE AN' GUESS A WOMAN OF SUBSTANTIAL GIRTH TOO. SIDES, FATTY, HE NOT FAIL "US" ALL, HE FAIL "YOU" ALL. THERE A SIMPLE REASON FO' THAT TOO: HE BLACK.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#794020 Nov 4, 2012
Ed Gillespie, a senior adviser to Mitt Romney's campaign, admitted on Sunday that the Obama administration is effectively responding to Hurricane Sandy, despite a torrent of criticisms from conservatives over the effort and Romney's own desire to change the way the Federal Emergency Management Agency operates.

....But in an interview on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday, when host George Stephanopoulos asked whether Romney had "any quarrel with the way President Obama has handled the hurricane," Gillespie said he did not.

"Well, from what we've heard from the governors, they're working well with FEMA," he said. "There's a good working relationship between the state and the federal government."

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/04/ed-g...
carol

Oviedo, FL

#794021 Nov 4, 2012
Just came on so don't know if anyone else has said this before now, but Christie made it perfectly clear this afternoon that he has worked for Romney, endorses Romney and will vote for Romney.

He said he just told the president he did a good job helping his state after Sandy.

Just wanted to make sure that was clear. He was called a traitor this morning.

But no way, Jose.
Janet Napolitano

United States

#794022 Nov 4, 2012
Im glad you all trust me as the Homeland Security Czar. Even my mom thinks I'm Fcking Ugly
Lord Fetch

Chicago, IL

#794023 Nov 4, 2012
THE DEBIL wrote:
<quoted text>
UH-HUH. MUCH LIKE YOU THINK IT OK TO DRESS UP YOU BLIND SEEIN'-EYE DOG AN' TAKE PICTURES. OBVIOUSLY A WOMAN OF SUBSTANTIAL DEPTH. DEBIL GO OUT ON A LIMB HERE AN' GUESS A WOMAN OF SUBSTANTIAL GIRTH TOO. SIDES, FATTY, HE NOT FAIL "US" ALL, HE FAIL "YOU" ALL. THERE A SIMPLE REASON FO' THAT TOO: HE BLACK.
exactly, he failed fat white mentally stunted old codgers and their punch drunk (and literally drunk) wives.
THE DEBIL

United States

#794025 Nov 4, 2012
Oh Janet Napolitano,I masterbate to you all day long,you make my 4 inch member STIFF
Lord Fetch

Chicago, IL

#794026 Nov 4, 2012
Fucking Idiot Republicunt wrote:
Im glad you all trust me as the Homeland Security Czar. Even my mom thinks I'm Fcking Ugly
and you are!
Lord Fetch

Chicago, IL

#794027 Nov 4, 2012
carol wrote:
Just came on so don't know if anyone else has said this before now, but Christie made it perfectly clear this afternoon that he has worked for Romney, endorses Romney and will vote for Romney.
He said he just told the president he did a good job helping his state after Sandy.
Just wanted to make sure that was clear. He was called a traitor this morning.
But no way, Jose.
he's honest...he's lucky some cheney-bot hasn't shot him for breaking republican commandment #1
THE DEBIL

United States

#794028 Nov 4, 2012
I even spank it to Barney Frank,heck I've whacked off spying on my grandma changing her depends, uhhh uhhhh ohhhh
Lord Fetch

Chicago, IL

#794029 Nov 4, 2012
Pres Romney wrote:
My Wife just picked out some new curtains for the Lincoln bedroom.She's so sweet
I hope the obamas like their house warming gift BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!
Lord Fetch

Chicago, IL

#794030 Nov 4, 2012
i can't keep picking on you tards..it just isn't fair
Florida

Saint Petersburg, FL

#794031 Nov 4, 2012
abbynormall wrote:
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I haven't said anything racist and you're the one thinking I change names and avatars, not me.
You see racism behind every tree and on every street corner. I'm sure there are some things that still happen, but you can't blame EVERYONE. And this country elected a black president so the disapproval of his ability to do his job to protect the American people and the middle class doesn't have anything to do with race, in my opinion.
I do feel it is a shame that the first black man to be elected president has failed us all. I don't think that opinion is racist either.
Florida has a ton of Post numbers, Realtime and many other racist libtards hating on and railroading Hispanics and Jews...
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Realtime is a good ole boy, redneck used car dealer type, knows all the muckety-mucks in town up close, all the time schmoozing and personal at the local bathhouse civic organizations. Realtime always gets a good chuckle out of railroading, hating on Hispanics and other minorities.
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It's the culture...
Florida

Saint Petersburg, FL

#794032 Nov 4, 2012
Lord Fetch wrote:
<quoted text>I hope the obamas like their house warming gift BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!
Hope is dead eggplant... It died 4 years ago when obama got mistakenly elected....
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It's the culture...
THE DEBIL

Singapore, Singapore

#794033 Nov 4, 2012
K, WELL, LES' CHECK IN WITH FRED AN' PADDY, SEE HOW THEY DOIN' OUT THERE...
Realtime

Cape Canaveral, FL

#794034 Nov 4, 2012
abbynormall wrote:
<quoted text>
I haven't said anything racist and you're the one thinking I change names and avatars, not me.
You see racism behind every tree and on every street corner. I'm sure there are some things that still happen, but you can't blame EVERYONE. And this country elected a black president so the disapproval of his ability to do his job to protect the American people and the middle class doesn't have anything to do with race, in my opinion.
I do feel it is a shame that the first black man to be elected president has failed us all. I don't think that opinion is racist either.
Got a turd in your drawers doll? I never said anything about you using different screen names__did I? You sure the fk haven't spent all those posts on this thread have you.

And I don't need to search for racism on a thread I've been posting on since about # 25,000, under the same screen name.

You're a racist POS IMO.

You posted on the A threads as a teary eyed Caylee lover__some of those folks enjoyed tour comments.

Fraudulent biotch you are!

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