Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1264923 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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Waxman

Windsor, CT

#796649 Nov 6, 2012
redwhiteblue01 wrote:
<quoted text>Clueless
Nuts
Natty Bumppo

Kalispell, MT

#796650 Nov 6, 2012
FIRE THE GOP wrote:
<quoted text>
Of course!!
OBAMA!!
BY A LANDSLIDE JIMMY!!
You are a f--king joke. Obama is in Chicago today, applying for a new job cleaning out the shitters at White Sox stadium. I'm not sure he can even handle that. Romney by a landslide! At last we're rid of the communist.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#796651 Nov 6, 2012
How to Explain Romney’s Loss to Shocked Conservatives

If Romney loses tonight, there are going to be a lot of shocked Republicans and conservatives. If you’re a reader of the Greek New Testament (and who isn’t?) the appropriate word is “skandalon.” Such a result will be a “scandal” or a “stumbling block” to your friends who were sure that good Ohioans would vote for Mitt Romney and that this Nate Silver guy at the New York Times was cooking the books on the polls, along with the rest of the media.

Conservatives will say, with some good reason that unemployment is unacceptably high. Obama didn’t bring hope or change. And there is no way all those flaky college kids and minority voters could be excited enough to show up to the polls this year. So how did this happen?

Here are some things to remind them:

Lots of Republican voters died, and lots of Democratic voters came into being: The winning modern Republican coalition goes back to Richard Nixon. It includes lots of white ethnic Catholics, Southern Evangelicals, and the odd country clubbers. This coalition is much older and whiter than the America that is rapidly coming into being. About two and half million Americans die every year. That means something like 10 million Americans died since 2008. More of them would be Republican voters than not. And at the same time, younger voters are much more likely to take President Obama’s side on the culture war. They are more likely to be non-white and secular. About 16.8 million Americans turned 18 between the last election and this one. So, yes, Democratic enthusiasm may be dampened, but demographic changes make it easier for Democrats to turn out the same number of voters year after year.

Romney could not take advantage of Obama’s weaknesses with the working class: Since his primary run in 2007 and 2008, it has been obvious that Barack Obama has distinct problems with white working class voters. Republicans gained congressional seats from Scranton to Des Moines in 2010, the exact area where Romney needed to do well. But Mitt Romney was almost exactly the wrong kind of Republican to reach out to these voters. He looks like upper management, the guys that get bonuses for laying you off. In fact, Obama successfully painted him as just such a vulture capitalist in these states. Romney’s “47 percent” remarks also demonstrated that he has no natural feeling of solidarity for “working Joes.” Meanwhile, Obama had been making amends with this group of voters by claiming to have saved the American auto industry, and portraying Mitt as the man who wanted to destroy it. When Mike Huckabee said Mitt looked like the guy that fired you, you nodded in agreement.

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/how-to...
GhostofRaygun

Russellville, KY

#796652 Nov 6, 2012
redwhiteblue01 wrote:
<quoted text>Wake up.The republicans in the house didn't introduce any job Bills
99 on religion
71 on family relationships
36 on marriage
67 on firearms/gun control
522 on taxation
455 on government investigations
0 on job creation
They just stab the middle class in the back. If Romney wins ,you'll be right next to the middle class fighting to survive.While the rich get richer and poor will even get poorer.And we will say we knew it. By the way blame the unemployment on the party that chose to do nothing for the middle class. Not Obama , The republican party picked their party over suffering Americans fact
Here's how the Repub Senators help America's workers.
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Senate Republicans on Thursday blocked the No.1 item on the president's congressional "to-do-list," refusing to allow a vote on a bill that would give tax breaks for companies that "insource" jobs to the U.S. from overseas while eliminating tax deductions for companies that move jobs abroad.
Real Rhonda

Tulsa, OK

#796653 Nov 6, 2012
RealDave wrote:
I voted. few Democrats & a few Republicans & an independent.
Here's looking forward to 4 years of a moderate Liberal in the White House.
As a registered Republican, disgusted with the party I registered in, I voted the straight Democratic ticket this year. My vote will be drowned in a sea of red, but I had to vote my conscience, which tells me to denounce that repository of religious whack-jobs, moon-bat misogynists, mouth-breathing flat-earthers, and crank-addicted militia members, which The GOP has become.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#796654 Nov 6, 2012
You heard lots about Benghazi on talk-radio and Fox News, but Mitt Romney botched the issue then ditched it. So hardly anyone else heard about it. Romney was always going to have a tough time on this issue because he wants to position himself as “tougher” than Obama. But Obama’s error in Libya may have been being too promiscuous with the use of force. There is almost no doubt that the president’s administration made poor decisions when our mission in Libya pleaded for more security. There is almost no doubt that the administration stuck with a bogus story about a YouTube video causing a riot that killed the Ambassador to Libya long after they had good reasons not to believe it. There is almost no doubt that the president’s decision to intervene in Libya made America responsible for the chaos in the region and an unwitting accomplice in the rise of Al Qeada in Mali and elsewhere. But when our ambassador was killed, Romney held a press conference implying that Obama sympathized with the attackers. Not only was this wrong, it was easy to rebut. Instead of letting the press go after the president, Romney strode out like a matador and waved a big red flag at them. He got gored for “jumping the gun.” At the second debate, Romney didn’t lay out his own views of what happened in Libya, but tried to get into a semantics debate about when Obama used the word terror. It backfired and became a disastrous moment for Romney. By the third debate, Romney just ignored the question on Libya.

America isn’t what you thought it was: Please remember, in 2008 Barack Hussein Obama absolutely trounced Republicans in Virginia. Virginia! The Old Dominion that is littered with landmarks dedicated to Robert E. Lee voted for the first black president overwhelmingly. You have been saying that Obama was going to change America. It turns out that America had changed already. That’s why you got Barack Obama in the first place.

Finally: you didn’t like Romney that much either. So are you really surprised? The entire Republican primary was a search for a “Not-Romney” candidate. In fact, you probably once contemplated voting for Newt Gingrich, Herman Cain, or Rick Santorum precisely because Romney was a flip-flopper who invented Obamacare in Massachusetts. Just a year ago, my dear conservative friend, you were likely very much against the idea of Romney being your nominee. So how can you be surprised that other Americans never warmed to him as a choice for president?

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/how-to...
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#796655 Nov 6, 2012
RealDave wrote:
I voted. few Democrats & a few Republicans & an independent.
Here's looking forward to 4 years of a moderate Liberal in the White House.
You must be looking forward to Romney because the previous president is a radical incompetent that hates what America stands for.
Florida

Tampa, FL

#796656 Nov 6, 2012
dragonpat wrote:
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you think a white republican president ever did or will do the american public any different?
and what does obama have to do with the plight of the hurricane victims?
did bush:
"left the people of Staten Island and other storm victims to their own devices, soldout, cold freezing smelling death, shovel ready hungry dumpster diving with rats and dying.."
as pertains the victims of katrina?
For every good reason you lie and makeup lameass delusional excuses, Florida has a better reason to tell the truth... you retard...
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Obama parties in Las Vegas and gets low bro in South Florida, lying, selling out America and leaving storm victims to their own devices, soldout, cold freezing smelling death, shovel ready hungry dumpster diving with rats and dying.. you retardass...
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It's the culture...
Peppy

Greensboro, NC

#796657 Nov 6, 2012
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Poor flack...the boy just can't get right...
Just how far right do want Flack to get?
SHADOW

Boerne, TX

#796659 Nov 6, 2012
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>I concede that you are the expert on masturbation and nothing else.
At least when she is masturbating she is making love with someone she really loves. hehehaha
Ain't it so dog face.
Florida

Tampa, FL

#796660 Nov 6, 2012
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Get outta here you scumbag racist POS__this thread is full up with your kind.
Realtime, jealous out done whom always gets a chuckle out of railroading and hating on Hispanics and Jews.
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Remember your cultural malware, you railroading and hating on Hispanics black and white, Mormons, Jews and others and don't forget to count yourself in Realtime... You are a certified redneck racist...
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It's the culture...
redwhiteblue01

Grand Rapids, MI

#796661 Nov 6, 2012
Waxman wrote:
<quoted text>
Google ignorant. You might not like your picture that shows up.
The truth hurts!! get over it, quit whining.Tomorrow brings A new day for the next 4 yrs.To finished the job he started, pulling Americans out of the 8 yrs of Bush regime.And putting us back on track to the great country we are!!
Peppy

Greensboro, NC

#796662 Nov 6, 2012
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>Tell me about it. I tried to vote early last week and was locked out because Husted had decided he could get away with shortening the hours after the court decision against him. Today I discovered that my precinct had been changed--by going to the website after showing up at the one I'd been using since 1994. Cross fingers that the crooks and liars don't think they can get away with another 2004 in Ohio. If their candidate is so damned good, why do they think they have to cheat? More voters, the better, right?
Not to worry, you can always vote tomorrow.
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#796663 Nov 6, 2012
Real Rhonda wrote:
<quoted text>As a registered Republican, disgusted with the party I registered in, I voted the straight Democratic ticket this year. My vote will be drowned in a sea of red, but I had to vote my conscience, which tells me to denounce that repository of religious whack-jobs, moon-bat misogynists, mouth-breathing flat-earthers, and crank-addicted militia members, which The GOP has become.
Does Topix have a judgeit for "Liar"?

“GONE FISHING”

Since: Oct 11

Location hidden

#796665 Nov 6, 2012
The Explanation

A wife comes home early to find her husband in bed with a strange woman.

She says, "That's it, I'm leaving & never coming back."

He says, "Don't you at least want to hear my explanation?"

She shrugs & says, "Fine, let's hear your story. This had better be good!"

He says, "Well, I'm driving along the street, when I see this young lady in torn clothes, no shoes, all muddy & crying. I took pity on her and asked if she would like to get cleaned up in my house. She climbed into my truck and I brought her home. She took a shower, I gave her the underwear that doesn't fit you anymore, the silk blouse and slacks that I bought you 2 years ago that you wore once, the $150 Nike running shoes you bought & wore only twice. I gave her some of the leftover roast beef from the fridge that has just been sitting there. Then I showed her to the door. She was so grateful, for all these things, she thanked me profusely. As she was about to leave she turned around and asked me,'Is there anything else your wife doesn't use anymore?'
…And here we are."
downhill246

Boca Raton, FL

#796666 Nov 6, 2012
News wrote:
The best part about the title of this thread is that it wont need to be changed after tonight.
If you are correct we can say we told you so for the next four years but you were too stupid to listen.
Peppy

Greensboro, NC

#796667 Nov 6, 2012
Homer wrote:
<quoted text>I know what it's called dumbass and yeah, it's good to be onboard. I am from NJ, we have been there for years.
Which explains all that pent up anger that comes from you without provocation. Try chanting "serenity now".
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#796668 Nov 6, 2012
Real Rhonda wrote:
<quoted text>As a registered Republican, disgusted with the party I registered in, I voted the straight Democratic ticket this year. My vote will be drowned in a sea of red, but I had to vote my conscience, which tells me to denounce that repository of religious whack-jobs, moon-bat misogynists, mouth-breathing flat-earthers, and crank-addicted militia members, which The GOP has become.
God bless you Rhonda__and the other 14 intelligent Okies.
Waxman

Windsor, CT

#796670 Nov 6, 2012
redwhiteblue01 wrote:
<quoted text>The truth hurts!! get over it, quit whining.Tomorrow brings A new day for the next 4 yrs.To finished the job he started, pulling Americans out of the 8 yrs of Bush regime.And putting us back on track to the great country we are!!
Finish what he started? Lest you forget the House is Republican, idiot? Oh, I get it. Don't fix anything, like the last four years? If that is what floats your retarded boat?

“GONE FISHING”

Since: Oct 11

Location hidden

#796671 Nov 6, 2012
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4 MORE HOURS TILL, HAPPY DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN......

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