Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1251924 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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Da Man

Silver Spring, MD

#796537 Nov 6, 2012
Mutt Romney is DOA!!!

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Gunner

Cromwell, CT

#796538 Nov 6, 2012
FIRE THE GOP wrote:
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Thought it is ok to get in my face? Block my path? I vote and I am LOUD!!!! I did get applause from way across the parking lot!)
Though your story is likely complete bullshit,'getting in faces' YOUR president's advice.

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Carter

Pompano Beach, FL

#796539 Nov 6, 2012
FIRE THE GOP wrote:
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I know.
Why don't they?
(Side note: I voted and had to walk the gauntlet of right wingers in front of the polling place: right up in my face "here is your ballot list" "vote for mitt" But they don't know me! I am loud! Said: I don't want that! I AM VOTING FOR OBAMA! ALL DEMOCRAT TICKET! FOR OBAMA! FOR OBAMA! NOW GET OUT OF MY WAY!.......whoa! Right wing fool almost had a heart attack. Thought it is ok to get in my face? Block my path? I vote and I am LOUD!!!! I did get applause from way across the parking lot!)
Why is Obama losing? LOL

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Da Man

Silver Spring, MD

#796540 Nov 6, 2012
Pack your dog on your roof, Mutt, because you are heading back to Mormon country!

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“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#796541 Nov 6, 2012
FIRE THE GOP wrote:
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I know.
Why don't they?
(Side note: I voted and had to walk the gauntlet of right wingers in front of the polling place: right up in my face "here is your ballot list" "vote for mitt" But they don't know me! I am loud! Said: I don't want that! I AM VOTING FOR OBAMA! ALL DEMOCRAT TICKET! FOR OBAMA! FOR OBAMA! NOW GET OUT OF MY WAY!.......whoa! Right wing fool almost had a heart attack. Thought it is ok to get in my face? Block my path? I vote and I am LOUD!!!! I did get applause from way across the parking lot!)
... Walter Mitty is a Democrat. Go figure....
fred

Milford, CT

#796542 Nov 6, 2012
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>You're such a sterling citizen, Homer. If I saw a group of Romney supporters stranded on the side of the road, I would wonder how they'd spilled all the gasoline for the Caddies in the elevator?(I'd probably offer them a ride, but I'm not sure they'd feel all that comfortable in my Prius with the gun rack...)
Sandy exposes the Kenyan's energy policy. Thanks for the photo op Christie!

People Trading Gas For Sex On CRAIGSLIST...

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#796544 Nov 6, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
Romney: The End
Republicans have been castigating the New York Times‘ Nate Silver for his confident predictions of an Obama victory — his model last night gave the president a 92.2 percent chance of re-election — but Intrade and the RealClearPolitics polling averages have been telling the same story. The Intrade spread is now 72-29 for Obama. All three sets of predictions are primarily based on polls, of course, and it’s possible that the polls could be systematically biased against Mitt Romney. Why that would be is a little hard to guess: if anything, day-of-election registration in states like Wisconsin and the greater proportion of minorities who do not have landline telephones would suggest that the pollsters may be missing or screening out more Democrats. But there’s no doubting Republican enthusiasm at this point — it equals or exceeds the enthusiasm of 2010, though far fewer people overall vote in congressional midterm elections. And Democrats do seem skittish; a bit of depression on the part of their base and a bit of polling error in Romney’s favor could deliver an upset.
But probably not. It’s not just the polling snapshot that makes me think Obama has this in the bag — probably, as Noah Millman suggests, on track to win 294 electoral votes — but the apparent last-minute uptick in Obama’s numbers. He’s up less than a percentage point in the RCP average, but look at the chart above, especially the zoomed-in version here. Or look at the favorability differential on RCP’s homepage, which in the past week had Romney up by 3 points or more and now has him up by just over half a point. The late-breaking change is in O’s direction. A glance at the Senate polls also suggests that this is turning out to be a Democratic year. The day isn’t over yet, and polling chaos and tiny margins may prolong both candidates’ agonies for hours, if not days — let’s hope not weeks. But if professional polling and the judgement of bettors and Nate Silver alike is worth anything, the game is over for Romney.
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/romney...
Wait until people with jobs get off work and vote, dumbass.

“We doing better...”

Since: Jul 08

we've got to do more

#796545 Nov 6, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
Just voted. No Black Panther, but there was a drunk redneck who was harassing all the women who voted.
I called the DOR hotline.
Department of Rednecks? Is that going national or only in Indiana?

“Constitutionalis t”

Since: Dec 10

Spring, TX

#796546 Nov 6, 2012
Do the Democrats plan to burn DC when Romney wins?
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#796547 Nov 6, 2012
Three Major Election Day Voting Problems

Problem #2: Poll workers in Pennsylvania wrongly telling voters they need photo ID to cast a ballot. According to the law, poll workers in Pennsylvania can ask voters for ID, but they are not required to show it in order to vote. However, that is not how the law is being enforced. Eric Marshall, co-director of Election Protection, says such problems are occurring across the state, although reports are that minority voters are being targeted in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg.“Poll workers are asking black voters for ID but not white voters,” Marshall reported.

http://www.thenation.com/blog/171065/three-ma... #
Gunner

Cromwell, CT

#796548 Nov 6, 2012
How many non citizens are registered to vote?

In a commentary published in Sunday's Las Vegas Review Journal, editorial writer Glenn Cook accuses the Culinary Union 226 of knowingly registering illegal immigrants and then pressured them to vote.

Cook quotes an unidentified illegal immigrant who is on the Clark County voter rolls. The person claims a union representative told them they were "in so much trouble" for refusing to vote.

http://www.lvrj.com/opinion/how-many-noncitiz...
Gunner

Cromwell, CT

#796550 Nov 6, 2012
Carter wrote:
<quoted text> Why is Obama losing? LOL
Because he sucks.

“I'm here with bells on.”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#796551 Nov 6, 2012
DBWriter wrote:
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... didn't you die of brain cancer?
You wish.

But, thankfully, no.

:)
bagz of schit 4 obama

Oklahoma City, OK

#796552 Nov 6, 2012
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>You're such a sterling citizen, Homer. If I saw a group of Romney supporters stranded on the side of the road, I would wonder how they'd spilled all the gasoline for the Caddies in the elevator?(I'd probably offer them a ride, but I'm not sure they'd feel all that comfortable in my Prius with the gun rack...)
I am voting for Romney cuz you hate his underwear....
And you are an idiot

“We doing better...”

Since: Jul 08

we've got to do more

#796553 Nov 6, 2012
Poll Tracker wrote:
<quoted text>Bill Clinton that perv at it again.
Jealous much? The Big Dog? Really? Where was that precinct again, Sonic?
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#796554 Nov 6, 2012
The right-wing group True The Vote has been prohibited from monitoring elections in voting stations around Columbus, Ohio, and may soon find itself under investigation for fraud, the Columbus Dispatch reported Tuesday.

The Houston-based group, which is dedicated to challenging the legitimacy of voters it considers suspect, had its status as an official vote monitor denied in Franklin County, after the necessary number of candidates to assign poll observers withdrew their support for the group, according to the Dispatch.

Elections officials in Franklin County told the paper that some of application forms requesting observer status for the group's Ohio branch, the Voter Integrity Project, appeared to have supporting names that were falsified or forged.

True The Vote President Catherine Engelbrecht denied the charges in a strongly worded statement and warned the group would be taking legal action.

"This is a final, desperate attempt to deny citizens their right to observe elections," said Engelbrecht. "The Ohio Democratic Party has projected paranoia on an international scale by promoting the idea that concerned citizens would dare observe elections to ensure a fair process. If the Ohio Democratic Party thinks True the Vote-trained poll watchers are legion, wait until it meets our lawyers.”

True The Vote has come under fire lately for appearing to focus its energies largely on minority voters. Last week, ABC News reported that True The Vote had been taking minority voters in Cincinnati to court to force them to prove the validity of their registration, and had plans to send observers to minority-heavy polling areas to confront voters on Election Day.

As far back as 2010, the group faced accusations -- and even a Department of Justice investigation -- into reports that its hunt for voter fraud is tantamount to organized voter intimidation.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/06/true...
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#796555 Nov 6, 2012
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Department of Rednecks? Is that going national or only in Indiana?
After this election it will have to be national.

Just look at True the Vote.
Bernie Goetz

Costa Mesa, CA

#796556 Nov 6, 2012
DBWriter wrote:
Do the Democrats plan to burn DC when Romney wins?
If they do, they will die of lead poisoning
brown eyes

Salem, VA

#796557 Nov 6, 2012
President Obama has slight lead in Colorado. Good news so far.
GhostofRaygun

Russellville, KY

#796559 Nov 6, 2012
DBWriter wrote:
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Oil production is at the highest levels since 2003.
It takes 4 to 7 years to get from discovery to production of the big fields accounting for the increase, dumbass. It also takes 2 to 5 years of planning before you drill the discovery well, dumbass.
Obama couldn't be responsible unless he drilled those wells himself while Bush was president.
Oil imports are at a 20 year low.
Thanks to the increased production that we have 4 to 7 years after the discovery well is drilled, and the economic collapse and recession caused by the Democrats' ludicrous Marxist subprime housing loan program, dumbass.
About Exxon:
Exxon makes a total of 9.6 billion dollars from its assets in the United States. Exxon pays 12.3 billion dollars just for being in the United States.
Don't be surprised if Exxon, the most American of all companies, decides they've had enough of this bullshit and moves to some other country. The entire industry will follow them, and Obama's Secretary of Energy will finally get what he declared he wanted in 2008 when he said the people in the United States need to pay the same for gas as people in Europe.
You are an idiot and an ignorant dupe.
Repub be quite. My point is just like the tax breaks for the rich create jobs the same thing goes for the Repubs-- If we had more oil gas would be cheap... Just like ALL Repub talking points NO proof. Facts say the opposite about both ideas.
P.S. Exxon paid 2% taxes last year but still managed to make more profit than any company in the history of the entire WORLD.
P.S.S. Exxon's average cost to produce ONE barrel of oil is $2.30. They then sell it to Americans for almost $100.00/barrel. Twist that fact into somehow it's Obama's fault.
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Some of these companies paid more than 9 percent -- JPMorgan earned $26.7 billion in 2011, for example, and paid $3.7 billion of it, or 14 percent, to the federal government -- and some paid less, like Exxon Mobil, which only sent 2 percent of its $73.3 billion earnings to the IRS.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/06/most...

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