Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1458402 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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Romney-Ryan 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#801347 Nov 10, 2012
dem wrote:
Ill be instituting sharia law on this thread
You daughter had sex with 5 ghetto-rats. Now go behead her for disgracing your family.
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#801348 Nov 10, 2012
dem wrote:
Ill be instituting sharia law on this thread
You and duhmodebil gonna be playing tiddlywinks in your caves?
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#801349 Nov 10, 2012
Coal in Decline? Blame Obama, not Reality

Murray Energy’s Blaming Obama for the Decline of Coal is like a Saddle-maker Blaming Theodore Roosevelt for the Decline of Horse Transport

By now you’ve probably read the sad tale of Murray Energy and their recent layoffs. Murray is the country’s largest private coal company, employing over 3,000 people across the country and producing over 30 million tons of coal annually. Murray set off a media storm today by announcing the layoff of 163 people, evoking the word of god, and blaming Obama and a nefarious “war on coal” for the tragic hard times their industry now faces. You can’t make this stuff up.

Coal, as you may know, is indeed in decline. Increasing regulations and general public distaste for dirty energy do have something to do with it. But the primary reason has nothing to do with politics and everything to do with the rise of cheap natural gas – especially via fracking. Murray had hoped a Romney administration would roll back regulations enough to allow the coal industry to keep cruising along for a while without changing much, staying somewhat competitive with gas. It doesn’t look like that’s going to happen now. Still, even if the reason were entirely political, sacking employees to prove the point is beyond sour grapes, it’s cruel and borderline crazy.

The writing’s been on the wall for coal’s demise for a very long time. On the macro level this is a very good thing. It means cleaner energy, lower healthcare costs, less environmental degradation and ultimately new jobs in new energy sectors. In the short term, especially in mining country, it means layoffs, uncertainty, and the kicking and screaming of vested interests who don’t want to change. Murray’s kicking and screaming will do nothing to stop the decline of coal, it only hurts the people the company claims to support.

A responsible energy company that actually cared about their employees and the country at large would have recognized the inevitable years ago and began making changes to adjust to a new reality. The company would work with government to retool local economies, get education and training for workers to enter new lines of work, and begin diversifying the company to do something else. It might take decades of work but wise investment would have bought the company and the community time to adjust. Instead, it looks like Murray may be the type to go down in flames rather than gracefully evolve.

It’s sad that people are losing their jobs, but it’s a lot sadder that a company like Murray Energy would choose to blame anything but themselves for the problem.

http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/11/murray-en...
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#801350 Nov 10, 2012
brown eyes wrote:
<quoted text>Reports are the CIA likes their leader to come up in the ranks of the CIA. Reports are that Petraeus wasn't very popular among the CIA.
Interesting; I don't know a lot about him, but when these scandals come to light, I always think it may be some sort of set up, a way to get rid of someone. Unless his paramour was privy to state secrets...
PDUPONT

Westfield, MA

#801351 Nov 10, 2012
Romney-Ryan 2012 wrote:
<quoted text>Obama authorized the msm to release the story just before Patreus was supposed to testify about Benghazigate, knowing it would result in his resignation. The msm had been sitting on it until Obama decided it was the right time to release it, just like they sat on the story about the Libyan fighters attacking our drone. Nothing happens in this administration by accident.
Another lie from the foremost liar on this thread. I notice you never have anything to back up your fantasies. That's because you just pull stuff from your azz.
Michael Morrell the acting director who knows everything Petraeus did will testify before Congress.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#801352 Nov 10, 2012
RUSH10ME wrote:
<quoted text>THIS COUNTRY IS VERY MUCH DIVIDED OBAMA WON BY LESS THAN 2 PERCENTAGE POINTS DUMB ASS , ALMOST HALF OF THIS COUNTRY DOSEN'T PAY FEDERAL TAX AND WANTS TO LIVE OFF THOSE THAT DO ,IF THATS NOT DIVISION WHAT IS IT LILY , FAIRNESS??
You lost hillbilly, get over it. Stop bleating.
I hope Walmart has to start paying the sales tax rather than pocketing it; talk about redistribution. You're the dumbass.
Not Real Sure

Artesia, NM

#801353 Nov 10, 2012
Lord Fetch wrote:
By the time Al Franken was sworn in on July 7, 2009, Ted Kennedy had not cast a Senate vote for about four months because he was terminally ill with brain cancer.(He died on August 25, 2009.) Robert Byrd was also hospitalized from May 18 through June 30, 2009 and may not have been well enough to attend Congress and vote for some time afterward. Thus the Democrats did not really have the 60 votes needed to break a filibuster until Kirk took office. Byrd (who died in June 2010) was also periodically too ill to attend and vote during the September 2009-February 2010 period, though I have not been able to confirm this with a quick Google.
Oh....your from Chicago, that explains a everything
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#801354 Nov 10, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
Almost immediately after Tuesday's election various companies announced layoffs. Laura asked Christian Dorsey of the Economic Policy Institute whether President Obama's reelection is generally bad for business. "Nothing related to the election should be a reason for layoffs," Dorsey asserted. "Anyone needing to lay off workers now had systemic problems long before Tuesday. These might be legitimate business decisions, but it's not because of the results of the election. And if the stock market wasn't prepared for Barack Obama to be reelected, then I don't have a lot of faith that actors in the market are rational." Laura reminded Dorsey, "Some of these companies are actually saying it's the result of the election, and that the new monstrosity Obamacare is a big burden to businesses at a time when profit margins are quite narrow."
https://www.billoreilly.com/show...
All of those fired will become Democrats. Thanks teaparty. Keep 'em comin
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#801355 Nov 10, 2012
THE DEBIL wrote:
<quoted text>
SO, UM, WHERE DOES DEBIL FALL IN THIS DIVINE PLAN THE UNIVERSE HAS DECIDED TO SHARE WITH YOU ALONE, SISTER? IS HE 'GOOD' OR 'BAD?''RIGHT,' OR 'WRONG?''DARK,' OR 'LIGHT?' YOU THESIS - THOUGH ADMIRABLE - IS BASED ON THE EXISTENCE OF ABSOLUTES, AND THERE ARE NO ABSOLUTES; WITNESS: THE YIN AND YANG. MAN AND WOMAN. LOVE AND HATE. PROCEED CAUTIOUSLY, DEBIL IS THE MASTER, THOUGH HE WOULD VERY LIKELY DO YOU.
It chooses between 'works' and 'does not work' and proceeds accordingly.(SML)

Oh, but-SHE TRUMPED you but EXACTLY Spot ON, with that statement-debilmoron.

LOL

A+

lol
Kahuna

Port Saint Lucie, FL

#801356 Nov 10, 2012
I was at a party last evening and yes it was attended by mature and mostly successful biz owners and professionals that of course you on the left hate-the job makers/ producers. I can tell you my thoughts on the election outcome were confirmed by dozens there: "We" tried to win for America, for the future, for the potential success (not guarantee of mediocrity) of the next generations but we lost. We all thought we would win- it was for the America we all loved. We all have the same realization right now: 1.We have cmoe to terms with the outcome and are at peace with it all. 2. There are now more victim-takers than producers. 3. We will most likely never have a non-liberal POTUS in our or perhaps our children's lifetime as the elected lib class can always promise the masses more than we can and now our country is in steep decline. 4.Due to decades of hard and long work most of 'us' have enough personal wealth/assets to retire and live out our life and will close and cash out of our businesses, scale down a bit and submit to the new inferior USA.

Remember what Margret Thacher said, The problem with socialism is that sooner or later you run out of other peoples money".

AMERICA! It was a damn good ride that you, the new majority of takers, will never get a chance to know- Too bad.
Romney-Ryan 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#801357 Nov 10, 2012
Sister Kathryn Lust wrote:
<quoted text>I'd rather pay for that than another war.......
War is good. War keeps our economy strong. The Great Depression ended because of war. The highest employment rates occur during war while at the same time uniting the nation. You think war is a bad thing but in reality, this nation wouldn't exist without war.
carol

Oviedo, FL

#801358 Nov 10, 2012
OldRaider wrote:
<quoted text>
Interesting that you don't mention the obscene salaries of non-union overpaid CEOs in your rant.
From your posts here its pretty obvious that you are a loser looking for something to blame your failed life on.
Good thing unions are the strong arm of the democrat party and not the republican party and democrats aren't forced to pay dues to further the republican party platform.

So it's all good.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#801360 Nov 10, 2012
Romney-Ryan 2012 wrote:
<quoted text>How many women did Bill Clinton rape? Let's see, there was Juanita Broderick, Paula Jones, Kathleen Willey, Eileen Wellstone, probably Monica Lewinski and Elizabeth Ward. Were there any more? I can't remember all of them.
All lies.

Maher: Republicans are ‘vaginaphobes,’ should probably ‘shut up’ about rape

Bill Maher started off Real Time on Nov. 9 by conducting a quick recap of the elections, noting that there will now be six openly gay men in Congress, a bisexual woman and an openly gay female senator, while pot was legalized in two states.“We’re becoming more like Canada, and we still have our nukes,” he quipped

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/11/09/maher-r...
TheIndependentMa jority

London, KY

#801363 Nov 10, 2012
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
Interesting; I don't know a lot about him, but when these scandals come to light, I always think it may be some sort of set up, a way to get rid of someone. Unless his paramour was privy to state secrets...
Why is everyone jumping the US administrative cabinet ship of pie in the sky idiocracy?

The TEA PARTY!
US citizens SAVING America from despotism!!!!!!!!!!
HERE as always-to STAY.
Fourteen hundred-fifty-five days and counting!

“wake up”

Since: Jan 10

utica ny

#801364 Nov 10, 2012
lily boca raton fl wrote:
Now we can see where all you sickening racist repubicans get your material:
Detroit rocker and right-winger Ted Nugent was not too happy when President Barack Obama was reelected, so he took to Twitter to denounce the "pimps," "whores" and "welfare brats" who voted for America's "economic [and] spiritual suicide."
Nugent tweeted some choice words on Wednesday after Obama earned four more years in the White House in a landslide victory over GOP candidate Mitt Romney. He bid America "Goodluk" [sic] and good riddance.
Does this mean he's going to kill himself? Good riddance indeed.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/08/ted-...
the only way you can interpit those words as racist is if you are the one defining race by them.making you the racist.
Not Real Sure

Artesia, NM

#801365 Nov 10, 2012
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
All of those fired will become Democrats. Thanks teaparty. Keep 'em comin
You are exactly rite about that ....If they are not working , They are democrats.....thats a fact
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#801366 Nov 10, 2012
Kahuna wrote:
I was at a party last evening and yes it was attended by mature and mostly successful biz owners and professionals that of course you on the left hate-the job makers/ producers. I can tell you my thoughts on the election outcome were confirmed by dozens there: "We" tried to win for America, for the future, for the potential success (not guarantee of mediocrity) of the next generations but we lost. We all thought we would win- it was for the America we all loved. We all have the same realization right now: 1.We have cmoe to terms with the outcome and are at peace with it all. 2. There are now more victim-takers than producers. 3. We will most likely never have a non-liberal POTUS in our or perhaps our children's lifetime as the elected lib class can always promise the masses more than we can and now our country is in steep decline. 4.Due to decades of hard and long work most of 'us' have enough personal wealth/assets to retire and live out our life and will close and cash out of our businesses, scale down a bit and submit to the new inferior USA.
Remember what Margret Thacher said, The problem with socialism is that sooner or later you run out of other peoples money".
AMERICA! It was a damn good ride that you, the new majority of takers, will never get a chance to know- Too bad.
Tell us your story about being a surgeon again. Your candidate West still hasn't given up yet?
You on the right continually equate being liberal with being a taker, that's just completely false. We believe in human and civil rights for all Americans, and womens rights to their own bodies, and equal pay for women, and child labor laws, and the epa, to protect our fields and streams, and banking regulations to protect the people from getting shafted by the banks,and public eduation.
All of the above is threatened by the repubican party.
It's about protecting the rights of the American people.

“I'm here with bells on.”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#801367 Nov 10, 2012
Romney-Ryan 2012 wrote:
<quoted text>It's interesting that two of the most radical right-wing "rockers", Ted Nugent and Kid Rock are from Detroit. Hip-hop star Eminem leans more to the right too. Maybe they have seen first hand how liberal democrat policies have destroyed their city.
Or maybe they're white trash who made 'good', and hate blacks who make 'better'.
Romney-Ryan 2012

Virginia Beach, VA

#801368 Nov 10, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
it's probably the burning cross.
That and the Confederate flags on everybody's jack-up pickup trucks. The swastikas painted on our Harleys probably helps keep the riff-raff out too. All I know is it's a pretty quiet, crime-free community.

Q: How do you hide something from a ghetto-rat?
A: Put it under his work shoes.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#801369 Nov 10, 2012
TheIndependentMajority wrote:
<quoted text>
Why is everyone jumping the US administrative cabinet ship of pie in the sky idiocracy?
The TEA PARTY!
US citizens SAVING America from despotism!!!!!!!!!!
HERE as always-to STAY.
Fourteen hundred-fifty-five days and counting!
You didn't get the memo? The TeaParty is finished.

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