Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1274452 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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Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#799369 Nov 8, 2012
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Yeah! It will look just like Greece. Harry Reid has already said he is going to raise the debt limit to $19 trillion. Hello, another credit downgrade. Multiple taxes going up on everybody. Oh yeah, it's going to be a great 4 years!!!
So Flack, did you vote for big spender Paul Ryan?

This is the problem. How many of those in Congress that voted for policies that created this recession have been re-elected & still in Congress.

Congressmen run for election based on how much bacon they bring home & win the votes of the same people who bitch about the spending.
Jimmy

Newington, CT

#799370 Nov 8, 2012
ToManyLaws wrote:
<quoted text>
What? Gonna discuss the issue or just spew BS?
I think for the next 10 minutes, I'll just do like you, and spew BS.
NEWYORKSUX

Stambaugh, KY

#799371 Nov 8, 2012
Lord Fetch wrote:
<quoted text>there is nothing the asscrack does that isn't a calculated manipulation of reality...that's why fox was so pleased to land him as a commentator
Is this proper ENGLISH???
carol

United States

#799372 Nov 8, 2012
Jimmy wrote:
It's only a matter of time now until the shit hits the fan for the left.
Maybe if you kept it in your diaper.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#799373 Nov 8, 2012
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
Ask sonic. He seems to obsess over fox.
hold on a minute, let me ask Karl.
Jimmy

United States

#799374 Nov 8, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>That Obama campaign ad clearly accused Romney of killing that man's wife - who, as it turns out, died of cancer 5 years later and had health benefits from working at another company.

So what would you call it?
I'd say Romney is a baby killer.
Did you see him yank that fetus from Ann?
dem

United States

#799376 Nov 8, 2012
Lord Fetch wrote:
I'm here to help you tards...take advantage:

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/11...
Carol is in the lashing out stage.
carol

Orlando, FL

#799377 Nov 8, 2012
Peppy wrote:
<quoted text>
Romney was too nice of a man to go up against chicago thug politics. Of course this latest blurb is purely more Obama BS, "made for media sound bite", he has no intention of listening to Romney and he has no intention of reaching across the aisle in Congress. His patronizing style is his biggest weakness.
You may be right. I call most everything Obama says that hints of bipartisanship a ruse designed to fool the easily fooled. There's either an ulterior motive behind it or he needs something from them.

Frankly, I wouldn't be surprised if Obama let Romney bail him out since he doesn't have to deceive his followers anymore just to win another election.

But, again, you may be right. He's much too narcissitic to start changing colors now, so to speak.
Tony

Broken Arrow, OK

#799378 Nov 8, 2012
Big Bird pooped on Romney is why he lost. Voters preferred Big Bird over Romney/Ryan.
Jimmy

United States

#799379 Nov 8, 2012
NEWYORKSUX wrote:
<quoted text>Is this proper ENGLISH???
Looks more like chimpanzee.

“Waytogo”

Since: Oct 09

Location hidden

#799380 Nov 8, 2012
Jimmy wrote:
<quoted text>
I think for the next 10 minutes, I'll just do like you, and spew BS.
I only tell the truth and state facts...WHAT YOU GOT?
NEWYORKSUX

Stambaugh, KY

#799381 Nov 8, 2012
TSM wrote:
Capable working Americans use to look at Welfare as a Stigma, if they needed help it was short term today because of Liberals/Democrats it’s just another Job!!
NO not a job just a hand out,if they had to get out of bed and be some place on time just to get a check they would over sleep.
dem

United States

#799382 Nov 8, 2012
Jimmy wrote:
<quoted text>I think for the next 10 minutes, I'll just do like you, and spew BS.
Is that you gunner?
Fkn kkkoward.
carol

Orlando, FL

#799383 Nov 8, 2012
dem wrote:
<quoted text>
If Romney knows why didn't he say anything?
Any moron can say I'm going to create 12 million jobs.
Face it carol. You're a member of an extinct party.
Think you will live to see another republican win the White House?
Romney laid out his plans quite succinctly on his website and repeated his 5 step plan quite a few times.

You were probably watching Sesame Street and crying about losing Big Bird.

Since: May 11

Loysville, PA

#799384 Nov 8, 2012
Eman wrote:
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Tell carol she's full of sht then post that crap? Really, putz? Are you too stupid to be embarrassed?
OK big mouth, what loopholes was Romney going to close to balance out the 5 trillion tax cut?

Funny, Paul Ryan said he did not have a list yet here you are, claiming he did. Because Mitt Romney had a plan.

How was Romney getting us energy independent? Convert cars to run on coal? What was the plan?

Romney had no plans, only goals.

You should really learn the difference.
Lord Fetch

Calumet City, IL

#799386 Nov 8, 2012
dem wrote:
<quoted text>
Is that you gunner?
Fkn kkkoward.
gunner is still sucking his thumb...

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#799387 Nov 8, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
That Obama campaign ad clearly accused Romney of killing that man's wife - who, as it turns out, died of cancer 5 years later and had health benefits from working at another company.
So what would you call it?
What? You can't be serious, Carol. Where on earth did you find that information?
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#799388 Nov 8, 2012
Tuesday was not a good day for the Muslim-baiting wing of the GOP, with the defeat of Rep. Allen West (R-FL) and with onetime presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann holding her House seat in Minnesota by a razor-thin margin. They have been among the most high-profile members of Congress to spend a goodly amount of their political capital chasing down the bugaboo of Muslim jihad in America.

Bachmann won her re-election by barely 4,200 votes. Her spotlight-grabbing antics, a laundry list of kooky comments and presidential campaigning, probably played into that, but the Associated Press noted that her recent attempt to tie Hillary Clinton’s top aide to the Muslim Brotherhood, which earned Bachmann a smackdown from John McCain and other Republicans, contributed to her unpopularity among constituents. As for one-term West, who left his 18th District in south Florida for an ostensibly more GOP-friendly one in the 22nd District, he seems to have lost to Democrat Patrick Murphy by only 2,500 votes. He has filed injunctions for a recount and an examination of the electronic voting machines, citing “irregularities” and violations on the part of local election officials.

West is one most Islamophobic pols around, a compatriot of jihad hunters Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer, who not only claim that Islam is evil, but insist that Muslim radicals have infiltrated the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) and top levels of government. Geller recently made headlines when her group sponsored pro-Israel New York City subway ads that suggested Palestinian Muslims are “savages.”

Notes Peter Beinart at The Daily Beast:

The unfounded accusations that dozens of Communists populate the Congress’s Democratic caucus were nothing new, but his most novel legacy may be West’s inflammatory rhetoric about Muslims….West used his time in Congress to press his case that Islam is “not a religion” but a “totalitarian theocratic political ideology,” and that terrorism is inherent to the faith—not radical Islam, but Islam, writ large. He’s accused a fellow Member of Congress, Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), a Muslim, of “represent(ing) the antithesis of the principles upon which this country was established.”

Ellison, by the way, beat back his opponent in Tuesday’s election, Republican challenger Chris Fields, with 65 percent of the vote. Ellison, of course, was forced to defend his faith every step of the way. In one particularly atrocious instance, Fields called Ellison “militantly anti-America” in a mailer.“Being attacked for my religion never bothered me before,” Ellison told reporters.“This time around though, it was a little meaner.”

It seems that a growing number of voters just aren’t comfortable with the vitriol coming from these politicians. Also losing Tuesday were Rep. Joe Walsh of Illinois, who once said he was “looking for some godly men and women in the Senate, in the Congress, who will stand in the face of the danger of Islam.” Republican Adam Hasner, another Spencer-Geller acolyte who attempted to grab West’s old seat in Florida’s 18th, lost too. The Florida Independent wrote that Hasner, who once brought anti-Muslim Dutch parliamentarian Geert Wilders to his state to speak, has been on a “long-time crusade against the supposed threat of Sharia in the U.S.”

“You cannot fight an enemy when you will not acknowledge that an enemy even exists, and that enemy has a name, and that is Shariah-compliant Islam,” Hasner reportedly told a conservative group in 2008.

Hasner will have plenty of time to fight “the enemy” now. So will plenty of other candidates on the state level, too. Republican Charlie Faqua, who self-published a book calling for the deportation of all Muslims, lost his election to a Democrat in the Arkansas state senate. His loss helped to flip the Senate to Democratic control for the first time since Reconstruction.

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/not-a-...
OBAMA the GENIUS

Lillington, NC

#799389 Nov 8, 2012
Can't touch me!

Dance dance dance!

Can't touch me!

Watch me romance...

Raising taxes on rich folks!

I won!! Coming soon!!

Hey Kock bros! Get out your wallets!

Can't touch me!

Dance dance dance!

And make romance......Democrats Win!!!!
Jimmy

Newington, CT

#799390 Nov 8, 2012
ToManyLaws wrote:
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I only tell the truth and state facts...WHAT YOU GOT?
Liar, for sure. Something you don't. An education and a clear thinking brain. By the way idiot, "ToManyLaws" s/b "TooManyLaws", Obama voter.

Move along now, moron.

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