Barack Obama, our next President

Barack Obama, our next President

There are 1549445 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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X Obama Supporter

Coffeyville, KS

#805855 Nov 16, 2012
brown eyes wrote:
<quoted text>Michelle Obama visited Ann Romney recently and found her painting her mansion walls. She was wearing a new fur coat and a nice denim jacket. Michelle Obama thinking this was a little strange, asked Ann why she was wearing them rather than old clothes or overalls. Ann Romney showed Michelle Obama the instructions on the paint can. For best results put on two coats.
It's really pathetic to be trashing a women that has survived cancer and has MS simple because she is married to the man that ran against the president. How shallow of you. I bet you have a fit when people trash Michelle Obama don't you? Ann Romney has more integrity than you could ever hope to have. To trash her and make fun of her, especially now after the election, is really not the best show of those that voted for Obama. Some of those that voted for Obama would have the intregrity to tell you what a apsolute dumbass you are. You really come off as jealous and shallow, and very pathetic.
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#805856 Nov 16, 2012
Imhotep wrote:
<quoted text>
Learn to:
ADAPT
IMPROVISE
OVERCOME
Until this occurs, I remain indifferent.
a) A constitutional amendment that fixes our broken electoral system by 1) completely removing campaign contributions from the political process; 2) requiring all elections to be publicly financed; 3) moving election day to the weekend to increase voter turnout; 4) making all Americans registered voters at the moment of their birth; 5) banning computerized voting and requiring that all elections take place on paper ballots.
b) A constitutional amendment declaring that corporations are not people and do not have the constitutional rights of citizens. This amendment should also state that the interests of the general public and society must always come before the interests of corporations.
c) A constitutional amendment that will act as a "second bill of rights" as proposed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt: that every American has a human right to employment, to health care, to a free and full education, to breathe clean air, drink clean water and eat safe food, and to be cared for with dignity and respect in their old age.
Excellent!
RUSH10ME

Gloucester, VA

#805858 Nov 16, 2012
brown eyes wrote:
<quoted text>Michelle Obama visited Ann Romney recently and found her painting her mansion walls. She was wearing a new fur coat and a nice denim jacket. Michelle Obama thinking this was a little strange, asked Ann why she was wearing them rather than old clothes or overalls. Ann Romney showed Michelle Obama the instructions on the paint can. For best results put on two coats.
Boorak O and Larry Sinclare just finished having sex and smoking crack , when larry asked the down low half bro for a goodbye kiss obama replied what do you think I am a queer ?
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#805860 Nov 16, 2012
GhostofRaygun wrote:
<quoted text>Same points were made when Medicare was enacted. You Repubs hate that universal health care plan for seniors as well. But I have NEVER known of a Repub 65 or older that pays their medical bills out of their own pocket in protest of the Socialist Plan. Hypocrites one and all.
I had truly hoped that the President would have pushed for the public option, open up Medicare for all rather than this complicated bill that was a compromise.
I hope that eventually it will become universal healthcare for all paid through taxation and not attached to employment. It's the simplest and fairest way.

Since: May 11

Waynesboro, PA

#805861 Nov 16, 2012
Impeach Obama wrote:
<quoted text>Many sports figures and actors make more than most CEO's. Are they "evil" too?
If you look at the size of the union in their membership & financial responsibility, union heads do not make a high salary compared to other organizations of that similar size.

I didn't call them evil.

However, when we have CEOs making tens of millions while pushing employees to take pay cuts just to improve the bottom line, then yes, they are evil.

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

Gauley Bridge WV

#805862 Nov 16, 2012
Impeach Obama wrote:
<quoted text>I had many friends that were victims of the closing too. Fortunately due to this area's rather large industrial base, the shipyards, Stihl, Canon and the many defense-oriented businesses, most of my friends did ok.
It is a very diverse area. A lot of people have no idea just big of a place it is.
sonicfilter

United States

#805864 Nov 16, 2012
Hostess Brands Inc., the maker of iconic treats such as Twinkies and traditional pantry staple Wonder Bread, said Friday it is shuttering its plants and will seek to liquidate the 82-year-old business.

The company, which filed for Chapter 11 in January, said it has requested bankruptcy-court authorization to close the business and sell its assets.

A victim of changing consumer tastes, high commodity costs and, most importantly, strained labor relations, Hostess ultimately was brought to its knees by a national strike orchestrated by its second-largest union.

The work stoppage, launched Nov. 9 by the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers Union to protest a fresh labor contract, affected about two-thirds of Hostess's 36 plants.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142412788...

Bankruptcy in January, strike in November. Somehow directly related?
RUSH10ME

Gloucester, VA

#805865 Nov 16, 2012
brown eyes wrote:
<quoted text>Michelle Obama visited Ann Romney recently and found her painting her mansion walls. She was wearing a new fur coat and a nice denim jacket. Michelle Obama thinking this was a little strange, asked Ann why she was wearing them rather than old clothes or overalls. Ann Romney showed Michelle Obama the instructions on the paint can. For best results put on two coats.
How do you tell if a black man is well hung ? He is in the tree you left him in after hurricane Sandy passed .

“Amor patriae.”

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#805866 Nov 16, 2012
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
Funny from the party the voted for UNFUNDED tax cuts, UNFUNDED expansions in Medicare & UNFUNDED wars, and record UNFUNDED earmarks.
Funny? Are you one of the 158,000,000 Americans who will see a $3,500 tax increase? Four years, 5 trillion dollar deficit, is that funny? You really are up Obama's a**, aren't you.

Since: Feb 10

ny ny

#805867 Nov 16, 2012
Yeah, if you thought Fox News was going to calm the fuck down even for a little while ó man, did you back the wrong horse. Whatís interesting, though, is that for Ailes and Fox News, the decision to continue throwing gasoline on the fires of white fury is strictly a business one.

There was, again, a lot of hemming and hawing last week about how conservative media did such a disservice to its audience by reinforcing the epistemic information bubble most of it lives in in the lead-up to the election. But thereís money in blowing that bubble up once again, this time potentially even bigger and stronger, and thatís got to be the primary consideration. Fox News has never been more powerful than when itís the blaring voice of opposition. The last four years have been a boon to it and I doubt the next four will be any different.

The problem for Republicans seeking reelection or higher office in the near future is that Fox News has a much larger audience and wields much greater power over the conversation than any single conservative politician. And if anyone on the right side of the aisle is going to issue a memo on how to cover a situation, itíll be Fox delivering the orders.

It only took one week for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to be demoted from future king of the GOP to someone you donít want to be caught associating with because he had the audacity to cooperate with the Obama administration following one of the worst disasters New Jersey has ever seen.

If Fox News continues to select candidates for the Republican party, the party will never change. Thereís too much money to be made in maintaining the status quo.

http://thedailybanter.com/2012/11/theyll-neve...

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

Gauley Bridge WV

#805868 Nov 16, 2012
Impeach Obama wrote:
<quoted text>Sweatpants are very comfortable too and they make a statement. They say, "I just don't give a sh't".
I wear them a lot too in the winter. Mostly shorts now as long as it's over 50. Jeans to out.
X Obama Supporter

Coffeyville, KS

#805869 Nov 16, 2012
RUSH10ME wrote:
<quoted text>Mooochele O looks like a cross between Esther Rolle and Mike Tyson , the fat ugly bitch has more ass than a water buffalo , she very well may be the "missing link" .
You are just as pathetic as "brown eyes". I too have criticized Michelle Obama, but I do so based on actual policy issues and her outragious spending while the country is in the economic disaster it is in, along with the amount of millions of unemployed American's.

To just criticize on appearance like you are doing Michelle Obama or make fun of someone that if she was in the opposite party she would be hailed as an example of what a strong, intelligent, wonderful parent and spokesperson she is as is the case with Ann Romney is a perfect example of true shallow moron you are.
carol

Oviedo, FL

#805870 Nov 16, 2012
yepperz wrote:
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The problem is, Republicans don't accept FACTS. Evolution? Climate Change? Obama American? Pregnancies occur as a result of rape? According to the Republicans, the answer to these questions is NO.
The good news is, as long as they are determined to dispute facts, they will be forever known as, according to Bobby Jindal, "the stupid party". And "the stupid party" has no future in American politics. So you just keep going with your asinine excuses for what your party has become....deny, deny, deny. Your skewed polls, your un-ending conspiracy theories, your constant denial of facts and your twisted interpretation of policy...the "fiscal" conservative bullshit is an absolute joke. Get serious Carol.
If one counts 2000 as stolen elections then the GOP record since 1992 is just dismal. Even without that they have lost the popular vote 5 out of the last 6 presidential elections and barely squeaked by the one time they "won."
So just maybe the suppressed Democratic majority has now emerged. Put that in your pipe and smoke it.
Liberals get hysterical thinking evolution is a scientific fact instead of a theory and that climate change is something new to this century. One of Obama's publishers wrote in his bio that he was born in Kenya.

These are facts.
RUSH10ME

Gloucester, VA

#805871 Nov 16, 2012
brown eyes wrote:
<quoted text>Michelle Obama visited Ann Romney recently and found her painting her mansion walls. She was wearing a new fur coat and a nice denim jacket. Michelle Obama thinking this was a little strange, asked Ann why she was wearing them rather than old clothes or overalls. Ann Romney showed Michelle Obama the instructions on the paint can. For best results put on two coats.
Booorak O has been served papers , mooochele wants a divorce , aperently she found that Boorak is wearing another mans ring , its brown and he wears it around his penis , it belongs to Larry Sinclare .

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

Gauley Bridge WV

#805872 Nov 16, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
President Obama's first priority was meeting with union thugs...before meeting with CEOs in the private sector...to thank them for getting him elected again.
He loves his unions. Didn't he say something to the effect that he lives and breathes the SEIU in 2008?
He sure did.
sonicfilter

United States

#805873 Nov 16, 2012
The specter of liquidation has loomed large since the bankruptcy case, Hostess's second in recent years, kicked off in January. From the start, the company has warned that labor cuts were its only chance to survive and said the only other possible outcome was a full shutdown of the business. Both Hostess and its largest union, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, have long agreed a widespread strike would spell the end of the company.

But Hostess has threatened liquidation before in the caseóand during its last stint in Chapter 11óand not followed through. Earlier this year, it said a vote against its last, best, final offer by either of its two largest unions would prompt an immediate liquidation. But when the bakers union gave Hostess just that trigger, Hostess instead decided to take its case back to the court.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142412788...
Impeach Obama

Virginia Beach, VA

#805874 Nov 16, 2012
dem wrote:
<quoted text>
It will never end.
It's a holy war.
It will end when Israel gives back the land they stole.
That will never happen.
It will end when Israel finally kills the last one of the slimeballs.

“I'm here with bells on.”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#805875 Nov 16, 2012
NUN ON THE RUN wrote:
<quoted text>
May I be of service m'Lord?
That figures.
RUSH10ME

Gloucester, VA

#805877 Nov 16, 2012
brown eyes wrote:
<quoted text>Michelle Obama visited Ann Romney recently and found her painting her mansion walls. She was wearing a new fur coat and a nice denim jacket. Michelle Obama thinking this was a little strange, asked Ann why she was wearing them rather than old clothes or overalls. Ann Romney showed Michelle Obama the instructions on the paint can. For best results put on two coats.
How do you stop 5 black men from raping a white girl , throw in a basket ball .

Since: Feb 10

ny ny

#805879 Nov 16, 2012
carol wrote:
<quoted text>
Liberals get hysterical thinking evolution is a scientific fact instead of a theory and that climate change is something new to this century. One of Obama's publishers wrote in his bio that he was born in Kenya.
These are facts.
Thanks for proving my point.

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