Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1497077 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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Aphelion

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#804993 Nov 15, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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They took the Tea Party advice & went with austerity.
Look what it did.
So your answer is to spend money that we don't have.

Yeah .. thats a good plan. NOT

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#804994 Nov 15, 2012
carol wrote:
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Never listen to Rush. Don't particularly like his style. Never have.
But why is that liberals think no one can see and hear with their own eyes and their own ears what is plainly easy to see and hear? From the source itself, I mean?
Because they can't and won't.

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Aphelion

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#804995 Nov 15, 2012
carol wrote:
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Never listen to Rush. Don't particularly like his style. Never have.
But why is that liberals think no one can see and hear with their own eyes and their own ears what is plainly easy to see and hear? From the source itself, I mean?
Because they believe since they have been indoctrinated in their ideology that the Conservatives must be as well. However the Conservatives are not as easily moved by empty words.

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Aphelion

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#804996 Nov 15, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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Funny how I can't find anyone who will admit it yet there are are using his rants.
It appears that you are more of a Rush fan than the conservatives that you accuse.

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carol

Oviedo, FL

#804997 Nov 15, 2012
sonicfilter wrote:
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give it a break carol. you could just as well be talking about Mitt/FOX.
quit whining. the election was a clear sign that the right wing smear machine has little sway over what most Americans think of Obama.
When the black out media attacks Obama's press secretary for that ad claiming Romney killed that woman, you can be pretty sure Obama's lies have gotten pretty bad.

When Bill Clinton and another democrat on Meet the Press criticize the negative ads about Bain, you can be pretty sure Obama's lies have gotten pretty bad.

You're still among the easily fooled, sorry to say.

It's never too late to redeem yourself though.

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carol

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#804998 Nov 15, 2012
RealDave wrote:
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Funny how I can't find anyone who will admit it yet there are are using his rants.
It's probably because we have brains and can process what's right in front of us.

Unlike some others apparently.

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Waynesboro, PA

#804999 Nov 15, 2012
Example.

Obama wants to end the Bush Tax cuts to the Wealthy.

This would send the top rate from 35 to 39 1/2%.

The Republicans want no elimination of the tax cut - I.e. 0% increase.

Now, what would be a compromise?

a) a 2 1/4% increase
b) a phase in of a percent a year
c) No increase.

The Republicans say c.

I have news, that isn't a compromise.

Obama said that complete return to pre Bush rates is not a red line on the sand.

So who will compromise?

This standoff on the fiscal cliff is hurting our country & our economy.

The Republicans learned nothing from their recent asskicking. They think obstruction & allowing this country to suffer makes them look good.

I have news, it makes them lose elections.

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sonicfilter

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#805000 Nov 15, 2012
Aphelion wrote:
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Because they believe since they have been indoctrinated in their ideology that the Conservatives must be as well. However the Conservatives are not as easily moved by empty words.
Aren't lies empty words?

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#805001 Nov 15, 2012
carol wrote:
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The great uniter keeps reminding us he won and the GOP along with all their constituents must surrender.
Yep, we're screwed.
This guy just awakened the 'loyal opposition' big time? Let's hope the House of Representatives holds their ground. We also noticed the shoe polish is back in place, on his hair. Whata Country?

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#805002 Nov 15, 2012
Aphelion wrote:
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So your answer is to spend money that we don't have.
Yeah .. thats a good plan. NOT
The truth is that both sending cuts & revenue increases must be done carefully not to damage our recovery.

The Tea Party plan would have cut spending severely & sent millions to the unemployment lines - like is happening in Europe.

We need a careful balanced approach.

Right now, we need Congress to act like adults & Americans.

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#805003 Nov 15, 2012
carol wrote:
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It's probably because we have brains and can process what's right in front of us.
Unlike some others apparently.
Doubtful

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#805004 Nov 15, 2012
RealDave wrote:
Example.
Obama wants to end the Bush Tax cuts to the Wealthy.
This would send the top rate from 35 to 39 1/2%.
The Republicans want no elimination of the tax cut - I.e. 0% increase.
Now, what would be a compromise?
a) a 2 1/4% increase
b) a phase in of a percent a year
c) No increase.
The Republicans say c.
I have news, that isn't a compromise.
Obama said that complete return to pre Bush rates is not a red line on the sand.
So who will compromise?
This standoff on the fiscal cliff is hurting our country & our economy.
The Republicans learned nothing from their recent asskicking. They think obstruction & allowing this country to suffer makes them look good.
I have news, it makes them lose elections.
Hey Davey Boie, hows about 10% for all taxpayers, even the freeloaders..

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carol

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#805005 Nov 15, 2012
flack wrote:
Eurozone falls back into recession. Yeah let's do what they've been doing. It will turn out great.
Thought that was the plan. Payback time. Seems he actually did hear Rev. Wright's messages and it sunk in.

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#805006 Nov 15, 2012
Aphelion wrote:
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It appears that you are more of a Rush fan than the conservatives that you accuse.
I'll tune in when I'm in the car on an errand.

Maybe once every 2-3 weeks.

He rants & those same rants magically appear here on Topix.

But noooooooooooo you idiots never listen to Rush.

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carol

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#805007 Nov 15, 2012
"This election is about misleading, false and discredited attacks that interfere with voters being able to make an informed judgment."
~Hillary Clinton 2008

And on that note...

Later.

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#805008 Nov 15, 2012
Chicagoan by Birth wrote:
<quoted text>Hey Davey Boie, hows about 10% for all taxpayers, even the freeloaders..
Republican plan - make the poor pay more. Hand more money to the wealthy.

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#805009 Nov 15, 2012
439,000 file new jobless claims

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sonicfilter

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#805010 Nov 15, 2012
carol wrote:
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When the black out media attacks Obama's press secretary for that ad claiming Romney killed that woman, you can be pretty sure Obama's lies have gotten pretty bad.
When Bill Clinton and another democrat on Meet the Press criticize the negative ads about Bain, you can be pretty sure Obama's lies have gotten pretty bad.
You're still among the easily fooled, sorry to say.
It's never too late to redeem yourself though.
Prominent Republicans criticize Mitt Romney after leaked video reveals GOP presidential candidate dismissing 47 percent of Americans as 'victims' who felt dependent on government
Columnist Peggy Noonan, Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown and New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez go on attack

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/election-2012...

Romney's quick criticism on Libya draws rebuke
President Obama and even some Republicans criticize Mitt Romney for assailing the initial administration response on the day of the attacks on U.S. diplomatic missions in Libya and Egypt.

http://articles.latimes.com/2012/sep/12/natio...

A Note on Romney’s Arrogant and Stupid Remarks

http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/note-romn...

try harder carol.

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#805011 Nov 15, 2012
carol wrote:
"This election is about misleading, false and discredited attacks that interfere with voters being able to make an informed judgment."
~Hillary Clinton 2008
And on that note...
Later.
Hillery, prognosticator, predicted the Romney campaign.

Did Romney ever tell the truth?

Where is Obama's promise for free healthcare to Hispanics?

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#805012 Nov 15, 2012
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